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: Chelsea Pensioners: Once a Soldier

The hospital becomes the backdrop to a Bollywood movie.

: Casualty 1907: 3/3

Sydney Holland launches a campaign to raise money.

: Spanish Flu - The Forgotten Fallen

One-off fact-based drama. In the aftermath of the First World War, a doctor struggles to put a stop to a virus that is claiming the lives of millions.
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Showing on the BBC HD channel tomorrow at 9pm
Mark Gatiss answers One Final Question: page


Dr James Niven: Bill Paterson
Ernest Dunks: Mark Gatiss
Sir Arthur Newsholme: Paul Freeman
MJ O'Donnell: Kenneth Cranham
Peggy Lytton: Charlotte Riley
Elsa Kershaw: Olwen May
Sam Lytton: Jamie Spencer

: In Search of Spanish Flu

Efforts to identify modern cures for a pandemic, using evidence from the exhumed body of a diplomat who died of Spanish flu almost a century ago.

: Happy Birthday OU - Forty Years of the Open University

Documentary exploring the history of the British institution and examining how it became a success.
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Shown on Saturday at 9pm

: Carry On Campus

Time Shift looks at how universities were opened to all through the words of writers who celebrated campus life.

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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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