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: Bitten by the Bug

Insect body temperature.

: Women of Our Century

Interview with photographer, Helen Muspratt.


Unknown: Helen Muspratt.

: Sir James Anderton-MyWay

The controversial ex-chief constable talks about his life.

: The Brighton Strangler

Network TV premiere. An actor is taken over by his murderous role. With John Loder and June Duprez.
Director Max Nosseck


Unknown: John Loder
Director: Max Nosseck

: That's My Boy

Starring Dean Martin Jerry Lewis
A former sports star wants his son, a timid hypochondriac, to join his old college football team. Director Hal Walker ● FILMS: pages 33-40


Unknown: Dean Martin
Unknown: Jerry Lewis
Director: Hal Walker

: Romance in the Stones

William Stukeley 's 18th-century quest for standing stones.


Unknown: William Stukeley

: After Hours

US entertainment magazine.

: Melvin and Maureen's Music-a-Grams

An alien pays a visit. ( Rpt) STEREO

: Swim

The front crawl. fRpt)

: News; Weather Chris Serle's Summer Season

The secrets of the Punch and Judy man's art.

: In the Garden

How to disguise drains.

: Sign Extra

: News; Weather All Our Children

Children on the move.

: News; Weather

and Regional News; Weather

: All about Nests

Intricacies of nest building.

: The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

An atomic test in the Arctic unfreezes a prehistoric creature. With Paul Christian and Paula Raymond.
Director Eugene Lourie • FILMS: pages 33-40


Unknown: Paul Christian
Unknown: Paula Raymond.
Director: Eugene Lourie

: Gardeners' World

Gardening tips with Geoff Hamilton and the team. Plus practical advice from Bamsdale.


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton

: Windom'sWay

Starring Peter Finch
FILM Mary Ure
A British doctor in the Far East battles to save the natives of his village from the warring factions around them.
Director Ronald Neame • FILMS: pages 33-40


Unknown: Peter Finch
Unknown: Mary Ure
Director: Ronald Neame
DrAlec Windom: Peter Finch
Lee: Mary Ure
Patterson: Michael Hordern
Anna: Natasha Parry
Hart Vidal: John Cairney
George Hasbrook: Robert Flemyng

: Shaking the Heavens

A series of personal documentaries giving voice to the wisdom of years.
No Man Is an Island. Anglican priest, environmentalist and campaigner for social change,
John Papworth makes a plea for a return to grass roots democracy. Forsaking the urban desert in which he lives, he takes a voyage to Rathlin
Island, off the coast of Northern Ireland, where a small community of "both religions" live in peace and mutual respect. Here, he finds a model for the independence and self-control he would wish for us all.
Senes producer Peter Lee - Wright


Unknown: John Papworth
Producer: Peter Lee

: Floyd on Spain

Catalonia. Beginning high in the Pyrenees with a camping burner and a local dish of broad beans and bacon, Keith Floyd goes on to sample the culinary delights of Barcelona and brave the heat of a coal-burning kitchen in a 150-year-old restaurant.
Director David Pritchard
Executive producer Robert Page A Lifetime production for BBCtv
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 0 BBC GOOD FOOD MAGAZINE: containing recipes from this series, £ 1.25, from newsagents. ● FOOD: page 13


Unknown: Keith Floyd
Director: David Pritchard

: The Mary Whitehouse Experience

Offbeat comedy show starring David Baddiel, Hugh Dennis, Rob Newman and Steve Punt.


Comedian: David Baddiel
Comedian: Hugh Dennis
Comedian: Rob Newman
Comedian: Steve Punt.
Director/Producer: Marcus Mortimer

: The John Bull Business

A series of documentaries on British business culture.
TheBigGame. Big companies have been in trouble since the end of the biggest monopoly of them all, the Empire. Now, in an attempt to emulate the great success story of Glaxo, the big companies are acting small. Glaxo chairman,
Sir Paul Girolami , reveals the secret is to be big without being inhuman. Director Malcolm Clark
Executive producer Nicholas Fraser A Panoptic production for BBCtv


Unknown: Sir Paul Girolami
Director: Malcolm Clark
Producer: Nicholas Fraser

: The Works

A series celebrating the role of engineering in modern society. Slippery When Wet. Liquid engineering is the art of making ketchup and toothpaste flow, and understanding the split personality of the detergent molecule. The oil in an engine becomes glass temporarily - but does this mean that glass is a liquid? In Australia, scientists have been watching a substance that drips once every eight years. It's called asphalt. Director James Castle
● INFORMATION: for a colour booklet send a cheque for £3. 00, payable to BBCtv, to: [address removed]


Director: James Castle

: Newsnight

With Peter Snow.

: Nation

Last in the series of debates on controversial topics of public interest. With Trevor Phillips. Executive producer David Cox Editor Will Smith
A Juniper production for BBCtv


Unknown: Trevor Phillips.
Producer: David Cox

: Weatherview

: Open University

Industrial Strife - archive newsreel coverage of strikes in 1930s Britain and America.

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.

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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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