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: The Four Great Seasons

The Great Spring.
David Bellamy shows how the dales of northern England reawakened after the Ice Age.


Unknown: David Bellamy

: News; Weather

: Getting Through

Squadron-Leader Michael
Cole, who master-minded the British expedition to the source of the River Yangtze in Tibet. explains how he gets through when the going gets tough.


Unknown: Squadron-Leader Michael

: This Is the Day

An opportunity to join in worship and reflection. Noel Battye meets Sheila Hughes , who was born into the Belfast theatrical tradition.


Unknown: Noel Battye
Unknown: Sheila Hughes

: See Hear!

The magazine for deaf people. With signing and subtitles.

: DeutschDirekt!

Tenth of a 20-part series for beginners in German.
0BBC SUPPORT MATERIAL: book£7.99. tutor's notes £3.95. three audio cassettes £6.99 each. workbook£4.99, available from booksellers and retailers.

: Fast Feasts

The last quick-to-make dish from Bazaar is a Greek meze.

: The Training Hour

A series designed to encourage further education and training.
Into Print
Typomania. Desktop publishing means that anyone can now design typefaces. 0 BBC BOOK: £8.99. from booksellers.
And at 11.30am
News and advice on jobs and training. Breaking out of the homeless, jobless trap. ●STEREO
●ADVICE LINE: call free on 0[number removed]* BOOKLET: send an sae to [address removed]

: Play It Safe!

Accidents just Happen - Don't They?
Anneka Rice shows what can be done to keep children safe. Next programme at 6.15pm.
●BOOKLET: a large sae to [address removed]. ●DOCUMENTARY: page 10


Unknown: Anneka Rice

: Country File

John Craven presents the latest countryside stories. Plus at 12.55 the weather for the week ahead.


Unknown: John Craven

: News

Followed by Paradise
Western drama series.
Treasure. Ben stumbles upon a dead man's treasure map.

: Cartoon

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
Sam is fed up with living at the bed and breakfast and while Ricky's away she takes decisive action.
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)

: Columbo

American police drama starring Peter Falk
Now You See Him. Lt Columbo tries to solve a murder involving magic and illusion.


Unknown: Peter Falk

: Biteback

Julian Pettifer presents the monthly "right to reply" show that puts BBC programme-makers in the hot seat.
A Barraclough Carey production for BBCtv * TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Unknown: Julian Pettifer
Unknown: Barraclough Carey

: The Clothes Show

Aromatherapy and massage to ease the stresses and excesses of New Year. Plus, the latest trends in men's tailoring: "no labels" and bright colours. The programme's Brides of the Year prepare for their weddings in March; and new looks modelled by a new model agency for larger women.
Presented by Jeff Banks , Selina Scott and Caryn Franklin.


Presented By: Jeff Banks
Presented By: Selina Scott
Presented By: Caryn Franklin.

: Antiques Roadshow

Hugh Scully and the experts visit the east coast resort of Cleethorpes, where they find a collection of porcelain cats, a rare bronze jardiniere and an intriguing ship model brought in by a local seafarer. Producer Christopher Lewis
●MAGAZINE: see page 12 for details of the 1992 Antiques Roadshow Collection • ANTIQUES: page 14


Unknown: Hugh Scully
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: Play It Safe!

Home Accidents. Anneka Rice shows how to make homes as safe as possible for young children. Producer Stephen Moss


Unknown: Anneka Rice
Producer: Stephen Moss

: News

With Chris Lowe.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Songs of Praise

Martin Bashir visits St David 's
Hall in Cardiff for the launch of the new Baptist Praise and Worship hymn book. ProducerSimon Hammond
Editor Roger Hutchings


Unknown: Martin Bashir
Unknown: St David
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: 'Allo 'Allo!

Return of the comedy series written by Jeremy Lloyd and Paul Adam. Rene and company disguise themselves as Spanish dancers to recover battle equipment from the chateau.
Director/Producer John B Hobbs
Stereo Teletext Subtitles: page 888


Written By: Jeremy Lloyd
Written By: Paul Adam
Director/producer: John B Hobbs
Rene: Gorden Kaye
Edith: Carmen Silvera
Crabtree: Arthur Bostrom
Colonel: Richard Marner
Gruber: Guy Siner
Helga: Kim Hartman
Von Klinkerhoffen: Hilary Minster
Yvette: Vicki Michelle
Michelle: Kirsten Cooke
Von Smallhausen: John Louis Mansi
Flick: : Richard Gibson
Mimi: Sue Hodge
Alfonse: Kenneth Connor

: Lovejoy

NEW Drama series created by Ian La Frenais about a shady antiques dealer, starring Ian McShane Friends in High Places
A mysterious Brazilian banker gets involved in a plot over a priceless Inca ring. Lovejoy is introduced to Lady Jane's old school friend (played by guest star Joanna Lumley ).
Episode written by Jeremy Paul Producer Emma Hayter Director Sarah Hellings • STEREO
●TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ●DRAMA: page 6


Unknown: Ian La Frenais
Unknown: Ian McShane
Unknown: Joanna Lumley
Written By: Jeremy Paul
Producer: Emma Hayter
Director: Sarah Hellings
Lovejoy: Ian McShane
Victoria Vavero: Joanna Lumley
Lady Jane: Phyllis Logan
Tinker: Dudley Sutton
Eric: Chris Jury
Lord A lexanderFelsham: Pavel Douglas
Alfredo Pereira: James Faulkner
Douglas Rimmer: Nigel Pegram
Jonathan Waddock: Peter Moreton
Barney Waddock: Tony Vogel
Fred Barber: Paul Corrigan

: As Time Goes By

A new romantic comedy by Bob Larbey writer of A Fine Romanceand
Ever-Decreasing Circles. Starring Judi Dench Geoffrey Palmer
In the early 50s a young army officer and a student nurse fell in love. Thirty-eight years later they meet again by accident.
Director/Producer Sydney Lotterby
A Theatre of Comedy/D LTaffner/UK Ltd production for BBCtv ●STEREO


Comedy By: Bob Larbey
Unknown: Judi Dench
Unknown: Geoffrey Palmer
Jean: Judi Dench
Lionel: Geoffrey Palmer
Judith: Moira Brooker
Sandy: Jenny Funnell

: A Time to Dance

Melvyn Bragg 's three-part adaptation of his own bestselling romantic tale of obsession and jealousy in a small Cumbrian town, starring Ronald Pickup
When Andrew Powell takes early retirement from his job as a bank manager to care for his invalid wife, he meets
Bernadette Kennedy , the youngest child of a wild, hell-raising family from the wrong side of town.
Producer Norman McCandlish
Director Kevin Billington ●STEREO
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 0 FEATURE: page 20


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Andrew Powell
Unknown: Bernadette Kennedy
Producer: Norman McCandlish
Director: Kevin Billington
Andrew Powell: Ronald Pickup
Bernadette Kennedy: Dervla Kirwan
Angela Powell: Rosemary McHale
Mrs Kennedy: Annie Raitt
Joe Kennedy: Joseph Crilly
Theresa Kennedy: Jacqueline Leonard
David Kennedy: David MacCreedy
Lodger: Bill McCabe
Christopher Pearson: Geoffrey Beevers
Frank Carruthers: Roger Walker
Miss Atkinson: Mary Jorandle

: News

With Martyn Lewis.
Weather John Kettley
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Everyman

The Road Back to Hell
From liberated secret security files, dissident Iraqi writer Kanan Makiya uncovers a systematic campaign to exterminate hundreds of thousands of Kurds in southern Iraq.
Director Gwynne Roberts Editor John Blake
A Roberts and Wykeham Films production forBBCtv


Unknown: Kanan Makiya
Director: Gwynne Roberts
Editor: John Blake

: The Nobel Century

Ninety years of the Nobel Prize. The Explosion of Hope. After the Great War many European intellectuals migrated to the USA and, while literature flourished, scientific effort began to work towards a more deadly purpose. Producer Juliet Miller
Executive producer David Wickham
An Independent Image production for BBCtv


Producer: David Wickham

: The Sky at Night

Patrick Moore visits the world's most powerful telescope, the Keck reflector, now being constructed on top of Mauna Kea in Hawaii.
Producer Pieter Morpurgo
0 NEWSLETTER: send an sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Mahabharat

: Weather

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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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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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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