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: Back from Oberammergau

by the Rev. Gilbert Cope
Tutor in Theology in the Department of Extra-Mural Studies, Birmingham Mr. Cope, who returned recently from seeing the Passion Play, believes that only a fresh approach to the production and a new text reflecting the conclusions of modern Biblical scholarship could make the play relevant, devotionally, for a contemporary audience.


Speaker: The Rev. Gilbert Cope


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by Magnus Pyke
A century ago the language of science was intelligible, but the ideas of scientists were unacceptable. Today new ideas are not resisted, but the language m which they are expressed raises difficulties even among scientists.
The British Association, now meeting in Cardiff, is changing its function from persuading people of the value of science to interpreting it. Is it being successful?


Unknown: Magnus Pyke


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: Marius Goring reading 'DON JUAN'

by Lord Byron
EPISODE 9: ' Great Catherine '


Sonata (1926) played by Janos Solyom (piano)


Played By: Janos Solyom

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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.

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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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