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: Britain's Best Drives

2/6. The Joy of Motoring strand continues with Richard Wilson 's journey through north Wales.


Unknown: Richard Wilson

: The Secret Life of the Motorway

3/3. By the end of the 1960s, the effects of motorways had become apparent and public opinion began to shift. And when the Department of Transport began to build a motorway through Twyford Down, near Winchester, things soon came to a head.

: Ford's Dagenham Dream

New. British drivers' love affair with the US-designed cars that were manufactured at Ford's Dagenham factory in the 1960s and 70s, including the Zephyr, Cortina and Capri.
Part of The Joy of Motoring strand.
See page 86.

: The Yacoubian Building

Portmanteau drama based on the bestselling novel by Alaa Al Aswany and starring Adel Imam. A disparate group of tenants from Cairo offer a picture of daily life in Egypt. In Arabic with subtitles. Director Marwan Hamed (2005, 15)


Novel By: Alaa Al Aswany
Unknown: Adel Imam.
Director: Marwan Hamed

: From A to B

: Tales of Modern
Motoring Women who were empowered by their cars

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.

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