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: Cobra Ferrari Wars

The life of Texan racing driver Carroll Shelby , the mastermind behind the world-famous Shelby Cobra.


Unknown: Carroll Shelby
Unknown: Shelby Cobra.

: Wilfred Owen:a Remembrance Tale

As part of the BBC's Poetry Season,
Jeremy Paxman tells the tragic story of the First World War poet who, at a time of jingoism and nationalist propaganda, described the atrocities of war in shocking and poignant detail.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman

: Arena: Dylan Thomas -from Grave to Cradle

A profile of the Under Milk Wood writer, exploring the reality behind the rumours about his life and assessing how much of his legend was created after his death.
Part of the Poetry Season.

: Ian Hislop's Changingof the Bard

New. The BBC's multi-platform Poetry Season continues as Ian Hislop explores the history of the poet laureateship, which has no official job description and only a small salary, traditionally supplemented by bottles of sherry. The film also throws some light on the shadowy process by which the appointment is made. See panel.
Rptd Thursday. 9pm bbc.co.uk/poetry How to read poetry: page 25


Unknown: Ian Hislop

: Carol Ann Duffy:Secular Prayers

New. The new poet laureate reads samples of her work.

: Close Up: Ted Hughes -Force of Nature

The life and work of the former poet laureate, with contributions from
Anne Stevenson and John Carey.


Unknown: Anne Stevenson
Unknown: John Carey.

: Bookmark

: Stevie Smith
1250am Monitor: Larkin and Betjeman as 10pm

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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.

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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