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: For Schools, Colleges

9.15 Engineering Craft and Science: 9: Joints

9.38 Maths Today: Year 1: The size of it

10.00 Music Time
With children from Minet School, Hayes

10.25 Dysgu Cymraeg: Dyffryn Conwy: 5: Adolygu
(I Ysgolion Cymru: Learning Welsh)


Presenter (Music Time): Mari Griffith
Presenter (Music Time): Ian Humphris
Presenter/Cyflwynwyr (Dysgu Cymraeg): Rhiannon Evans
Presenter/Cyflwynwyr (Dysgu Cymraeg): Hywel Gwynfryn

: For Schools, Colleges

11.05 New Horizons: Megalopolis

11.35 A Year's Journey: Boats and Waterways

12.00 Zarabanda: 19: How to Talk About the Past - How Long Ago?
Spanish for Beginners

: Nai Zindagi Naya Jeevan

12.50 Interval

: Disc a Dawn

Welsh pop show
(English transmitters only: first shown on BBC Wales)

: Interval

: Chigley: Trouble with the Crane

Today's Watch with Mother


Animation: Bura and Hardwick

: News


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: Closedown

: For Schools, Colleges

2.05 Science Session: Satisfaction Guaranteed

2.30 Twentieth-Century Focus: Covered for life?

: Closedown

: Play School

: Jackanory: The Little Broomstick: 'Can I Get There by Candlelight?'

by Mary Stewart
With Geraldine McEwan
(Postponed from 23 February)


Author: Mary Stewart
Storyteller: Geraldine McEwan

: Lazlo's Treasure: 1

A film from Hungary.
Lazlo swears to avenge his father and learns how to use a sword.
Story told by Gabriel Woolf.


Narrator: Gabriel Woolf
Presenter: Peggy Miller

: Unsolved Mysteries: Cursed Plunder

Magnus Magnusson takes a new look at the legends and the facts surrounding mysterious happenings of the past and present.
Today: Cursed Plunder


Presenter: Magnus Magnusson
Designer: Christopher Robilliard
Producer: Molly Cox

: Crystal Tipps and Alistair: 8: Decorating


Music: Paul Reade

: National News

and Weather

: Nationwide

News and opinions from the country at large including Weather for your area presented by Michael Barratt and Bob Wellings, including Fanny Cradock who compares food prices in Belgium with those in Britain by shopping in both countries. Tomorrow she cooks Nationwide into Europe.


Presenter: Michael Barratt
Presenter: Bob Wellings
Reporter: Fanny Cradock

: Tom and Jerry

playing cat and mouse

: Owen MD: Snowfall: Part 1

by N.J. Crisp
Final story in the present series
starring Nigel Stock with Joan Newell
and Michael Gwynn

"I'm not closing my eyes tonight, I can tell you. Not with that man in the house."

(From Birmingham. Cast: page 49)


Writer: N.J. Crisp
Dr Thomas Owen: Nigel Stock
Meg Owen: Joan Newell
Martin Adams: Michael Gwynn

: Star Trek: Arena

Some earlier adventures of the Star-Ship Enterprise.

A treacherous attack obliterates the outpost on Planet Cestus Three and the USS Enterprise hurtles in hot pursuit of a mysterious alien vessel only to be halted by an incredible occurrence. The fantastic contest which follows is to try the strength and skill of Captain Kirk to the utmost, but it is not only these attributes which are on trial.


Captain Kirk: William Shatner
Mr Spock: Leonard Nimoy
Dr McCoy: DeForest Kelley
Scott: James Doohan
Sulu: George Takei
Uhura: Nichelle Nichols
A Metron: Carole Shelyne

: Softly, Softly: Task Force: A Policeman's Lot...: Story 3: It Depends Where You're Standing

by Alan Plater
Starring Stratford Johns as Det Chief Supt Barlow, Frank Windsor as Det-Supt Watt, Terence Rigby as PC Snow, Brian Hall as PC Drake

"Our feelings we with difficulty smother
When constabulary duty's to be done
Ah, take one consideration with another
A Policeman's lot is not a happy one!"
(W.S. Gilbert)


Writer: Alan Plater
Task Force format: Elwyn Jones
Script Editor: Joan Clark
Designer: Judy Steele
Producer: Leonard Lewis
Director: Peter Cregeen
Det Chief Supt Barlow: Stratford Johns
Det-Supt Watt: Frank Windsor
PC Snow: Terence Rigby
PC Drake: Brian Hall
Huntley: Peter Howell
Helen: Alison Hughes
Mrs Jarman: Patricia Heneghan
Det-Con Rogers: Jack Tweddle
Craig: Richard Kay
Jean Watt: Gay Hamilton
Det-Insp Longley: Roger Rowland
Paul Huntley: Brendan Price
Shannon: Richard Mathews
Cmdr Beevers: Frederick Treves

: Nine O'Clock News

Presented this week by Richard Baker with the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weather


Newsreader: Richard Baker

: Sportsnight with Coleman

Features International Boxing from last night's Royal Albert Hall promotion. Chris Finnegan, British, European and Commonwealth light-heavy weight champion versus America's Jerry Evans, a knock-out specialist from Ohio.This is Finnegan's first contest since winning the European crown.

David Coleman introduces action and analysis from sport at home and abroad.


Presenter: David Coleman
Boxer: Chris Finnegan
Boxer: Jerry Evans
Commentator (Boxing): Harry Carpenter
Boxing Presentation: Richard Tilling
Producer: Jonathan Martin
Editor: Sam Leitch

: Talkback

With Michael Barratt
The chance to put your own views on some of the week's most controversial television programmes to the people who made them.

A reminder of the address for your comments: Talkback, [address removed]


Presenter: Michael Barratt
Producer: Margaret Douglas

: 24 Hours

Presented by Kenneth Allsop.
With Austin Mitchell
and reports from Bernard Falk, Max Hastings, James Hogg, David Jessel, David Lomax, Tom Mangold, Barrie Penrose and David Taylor.

Special contributions from Keith Kyle and Robert McKenzie
with the latest news in pictures.


Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Austin Mitchell
Reporter: Bernard Falk
Reporter: Max Hastings
Reporter: James Hogg
Reporter: David Jessel
Reporter: David Lomax
Reporter: Tom Mangold
Reporter: Barrie Penrose
Reporter: David Taylor
Special contributions: Keith Kyle
Special contributions: Robert McKenzie

: Tommy Hunt: at the Golden Garter

The new American singing star 'in cabaret' for his first British television appearance.
(from Manchester)


Singer: Tommy Hunt
Vocal backings: The Breakaways
Music arranged and directed by: Norman Percival
Producer: Nick Hunter

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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.

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