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: The Trojans Part One:The Siege of Troy

Live from the Châtelet Theatre, Paris, the first part of Berlioz's epic opera is conducted by John Eliot Gardiner with stars tenor Gregory Kunde and mezzo Anna Caterina Antonacci. Delayed coverage of part two is next Saturday. (W)


Conducted By: John Eliot Gardiner
Tenor: Gregory Kunde
Unknown: Anna Caterina Antonacci.

: Armani on Screen

Jodie Foster , Samuel L Jackson and Michelle Pfeiffer contribute to a profile of the fashion pioneer
Giorgio Armani. (S)(W)


Unknown: Jodie Foster
Unknown: Samuel L Jackson
Unknown: Michelle Pfeiffer

: Imagine ...

In the year Sir John Mortimer turns 80, Alan Yentob profiles the barrister turned author. His play A Voyage Round My Father follows.
First shown on BBC1 (S) (W) Where There's a Will, 9.45am (FM) and 12.30am Radio 4. starting Mon


Subject: John Mortimer
Presenter: Alan Yentob

: A Voyage Round MyFather

Laurence Olivier ,
Alan Bates and Jane Asher head the cast in a 1982 version of John Mortimer 's play. (S)(W)


Unknown: Laurence Olivier
Unknown: Alan Bates
Unknown: Jane Asher
Unknown: John Mortimer

: Holidays in the DangerZone - Meet the Stans

Simon Reeve journeys through former
Soviet republics Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. More tomorrow at 11.20pm. (S) (W)


Unknown: Simon Reeve

: Days That Shook the World

Days that brought ancient Egypt to life feature in the first of a double bill. (s) (w)
1.45-2.45am Two days that defined the fortunes of Jews in the 20th century. (S) (W)

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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.

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