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: Sarah Kennedy

: Ken Bruce

New and old tunes.

: Jeremy Vine


: Steve Wright

: Chris Evans

: Nigel Ogden

With The Organist Entertains.

: Che Lives!

To mark last month's 80th anniversary of the birth of Latin American revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Radio 2 invites artists, musicians, actors, directors and authors to assess the legacy of the Argentinian whose status as a countercultural icon owes much to
Alberto Korda 's 1960 head-shot photo - allegedly the most reproduced picture in history. Featuring cultural theorist Germaine Greer , film directors Alan Parker , Wim Wenders , Walter Salles and Steven Soderbergh , actor Benicio del Toro (who plays Guevara in Soderbergh's new biopic), lyricist Tim Rice (Evita), comic Ricky Gervais and others. Producer Des Shaw


Unknown: Alberto Korda
Unknown: Germaine Greer
Directors: Alan Parker
Directors: Wim Wenders
Directors: Walter Salles
Directors: Steven Soderbergh
Unknown: Benicio Del Toro
Unknown: Tim Rice
Unknown: Ricky Gervais
Producer: Des Shaw

: Paul Morley's Guide to Musical Genres

5/6. Paul Morley explains category-defying music genres, continuing with glitch, which in the late 1990s became popular with the increasing use of digital signal processing. Pioneers include English duo Autechre, influential musician
Matthew Herbert , and musician and visual artist John Foxx (ex-Ultravox lead singer).


Unknown: Paul Morley
Musician: Matthew Herbert
Artist: John Foxx

: Janice Long

Music and chat.

: Alex Lester

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.

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