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: Railway Walks

6/6. Julia Bradbury begins the longest walk yet, a journey through the Highlands, over territory with a history of clan conflict and links with Rob Roy.


Unknown: Julia Bradbury
Unknown: Rob Roy.

: Snowdrift at Bleath Gill

The actions of railway workers who rescued a snowbound train in the north Pennines.

: An Awfully Big Adventure

2/3. Exploring the emergence of modern children's fiction through the work of six leading children's writers. Tonight, the books of E Nesbit.

: Picture Book

New. 2/3. The books that enthral children once they have begun to read, including Alice in Wonderland, The Wind in the Willows and Peter Pan.
Interviewees include Philip Pullman and Jacqueline Wilson. See panel.


Unknown: Peter Pan.
Unknown: Philip Pullman
Unknown: Jacqueline Wilson.

: A Year in Tibet

3/5. The monks begin their preparations for the New Year celebrations.

: Natural World

The wide variety of Himalayan climates that are home to some of the most varied species on Earth.

: Picture Book

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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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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