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: France on a Plate

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


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

: Only Connect

New. Victoria Coren hosts the game of patience and lateral thinking.


Unknown: Victoria Coren

: The Department Store

New. 3/3. Richard Macer spends six nonths at Wales's oldest department store, JT Morgan in Swansea, as it faces a struggle for survival. It needs a good Christmas to secure the jobs of nearly 80 people. See panel.


Unknown: Richard MacEr

: Malgret

New. 2/2. Maigret at the Doctor The conclusion of the drama starring Bruno Cremer. The case of the dead servant girl takes a dramatic turn when the autopsy reveals a horrific cause of death. In French with English subtitles.


Unknown: Bruno Cremer.

: Vatel

I Lavish period comedy drama starring
Gerard Depardieu as a chef who is ordered by his employer to arrange a three-day feast for the visting king, Louis XIV (Julian Sands ). With
Uma Thurman and Tim Roth. Review p40. Director Roland Joffe (2000)


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

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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.

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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.

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