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: On Show: Ivor the Engine and the Story of Small films

Animators reveal how the little Welsh steam engine was first created from cardboard and Meccano in a Kent barn. First shown on BBC2 Wales Digital

: Animation Nation

3/3. From
Noggin the Nog to The Snowman and Wallace and Gromit, a look at 50 years of British animation for kids.

: Animation Nation Shorts

Featuring The Magic Roundabout, The Pogles, Roobarb and Custard, Captain Pugwash and Clangers.

: Chuck Berry In Concert

Johnny B Goode , Roll over Beethoven and Nadine are the highlights as the legendary rock 'n' roller and inventor of the duck walk performs at the BBC Television Theatre in 1972. Including an epic rendition of the innuendo-laden My Ding-a-Ling.


Unknown: Johnny B Goode

: As 7.25pm.

: Time Shift: The Magic Roundabout Story

Tom Baker, Kylie and Robbie Williams provided voices for the recent movie version, but what's the story of the original TV series? Created by a French animator, the series was reinterpreted for Britain with memorable characters such as Dougal the sarcastic dog and Dylan the spaced-out rabbit. Time Shift charts the show's history and reveals how the series transformed the careers of actor Eric Thompson and animator Ivor Wood.

: Stressed Eric: animation. Eric's

spoilt daughter wants a pony, but ponies are expensive - will a donkey suffice?

: The Old Lady and the Pigeons

Oscar-nominated animated comedy. 1950s Paris: a hungry policeman watches a woman feeding birds

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: as 11.25pm

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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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