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: The Edwardians in Colour: the Wonderful World of Albert Kahn

Series one. The photographers travel throughout France documenting the impact of the First World War on ordinary people, and witnessing the celebrations of Armistice Day. Part of the 90 Years of Remembrance season.

: Only Connect

Lateral-thinking quiz.

: How to Solve a Cryptic Crossword

New. Author Colin Dexter and crossword setter Don Manley explore Britain's love of the puzzles, and recount how one particular crossword nearly put paid to the D-Day invasion. Part of the Timeshift strand. See panel.


Unknown: Colin Dexter
Unknown: Don Manley

: Prodigal Sons

New. Storyville documentary featuring film-maker Kimberly Reed , who is reunited with her brother Marc for the first time since she was transformed from a male sports jock into a woman.


Unknown: Kimberly Reed

: In Search of Spanish Flu

Looking at efforts to identify modern cures for a potential pandemic, using evidence from the exhumed body of a diplomat who died of Spanish flu almost a century ago.

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About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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