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: Travels with Vasari

1/2. Historian Andrew Graham-Dixon explores the art of Italy, beginning in the town of Arezzo, Tuscany, the birthplace of art critic Giorgio Vasari.


Unknown: Andrew Graham-Dixon
Unknown: Giorgio Vasari.

: Vivaldi's Women

Documentary examining the composer's work with an all-female orchestra and choir, while following a modern group of singers as they travel to Venice to perform Vivaldi's music.

: Vatel

I Lavish period comedy drama starring
Gerard Depardieu as a chef and master steward who is ordered by his employer to arrange a three-day feast for the visting king, Louis XIV (Julian Sands ). The cast also includes Uma Thurman and Tim Roth , and the English adaptation of the script is by Tom Stoppard. Review page 40.
Director Roland Joffe (2000)


Unknown: Gerard Depardieu
Unknown: Julian Sands
Unknown: Uma Thurman
Unknown: Tim Roth
Unknown: Tom Stoppard.
Director: Roland Joffe

: France on a Plate

Andrew Hussey explores the importance of food in French history, and the role cuisine plays in the country today from chefs Paul Bocuse and Pierre Gagnaire. See choice, page 50.


Unknown: Andrew Hussey
Unknown: Paul Bocuse
Unknown: Pierre Gagnaire.

: Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe

2/6. How portrayals of men and women in commercials have changed over the years.

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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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