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: Breakfast News

News every quarter hour.

: Kilroy

Topical studio discussion.

: Ross King

Game show with today's guest, comedian Andrew O'Connor.
VIEWERS' QUIZ: phone your entry on 089 1 -[number removed](calls cost 36p per minute cheap rate, 48p at all other times).


Unknown: Andrew O'Connor.

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Toby Anstis.
Today: the Dot Stop.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Good Morning ... with Anne and Nick

Daily magazine presented by Anne Diamond and Nick Owen.
10.50 Green Giants with Toyah Willcox
11.00 News (Subtitled); weather ll.lOFatherhood
11.20 Library of Romance
11.30 Video Stars
11.35 Agony Aunt Phone-in with Claire Rayner
11.50 Travel
HOTLINE: see Tuesday


Presented By: Anne Diamond
Presented By: Nick Owen.
Unknown: Toyah Willcox
Unknown: Claire Rayner

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Pebble Mill

Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers host the annual Royal Variety Club of Great Britain Show Business Awards, at
London's Hilton Hotel, which honour Britain's top film, television and radio stars.
12.55pm Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton. Subtitled
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Philip Hayton.

: Neighbours

: Eldorado

: Hawaii Five-0

Bait Once, Bait Twice. A young woman is forced to fake a suicide attempt.

: Primetime

Roy Castle and Maggie Philbin with the issues that concern older people. Today, why are hospital waiting lists so long? Plus, Sir Brian Rix discusses the history of farce with stage colleagues Ray Cooney and Doris Hare.


Unknown: Maggie Philbin
Unknown: Sir Brian Rix
Unknown: Ray Cooney
Unknown: Doris Hare.

: Children's BBC

With Andi Peters.

The Adventures of Buzzy Bee and Friends
More nature discovery for
Buzzy Bee and friends.


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andi Peters

: Bitsa

Turn junk into something special.

: Delilah and the Dogspell

Second of a three-part tale told by Sandi Toksvig.


Told By: Sandi Toksvig.

: Quick Draw McGraw

Cartoon adventures.

: The Animals of Farthing Wood: 5

A 13-part animated drama series for children.
Distraught over the death of his wife, Mr Pheasant goes back to the farm for Adder.

: Newsround

: The Return of the Psammead

Asix-part drama series for children by Helen Cresswell , after the novels of E Nesbit.
5: The Psammead has disappeared - but the strangest wishes are still being granted.


Unknown: Helen Cresswell
Aunt Marchmont: Anna Massey
George: Toby Uffindell-Philups
Ellie: Laura Clarke
Pip: Leonard Kirby
_ Lucy.: Vicci Avery
The Psammead: Francis Wright
Lil Dawkins: Joanna Barrett
Dawkins: Simon Slater
Bessie: Polly Kemp

: Neighbours

Brenda and Roy take a trip down memory lane. Helen learns the truth about her protege. The police call Christina about a fire in a country hotel - Paul could be the victim.


MadgeBishop: Anne Charleston
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Lucy Robinson: Melissa Bell
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Todd Landers: Kristian Schmid
Caroline Alessi: Gillian Blakeney
Christina Robinson: Gayle Blakeney
Josh Anderson: Jeremy Angerson
Dorothy Burke: Maggie Dence
Toby Mangel: Ben Geurens
Doug Willis: Terence Donovan
Pam Willis: Sue Jones
Gaby Willis: Rachel Blakely
Brad Willis: Scott Michaelson
SimoneRiley: Clarissa House
Brenda Riley: Genevieve Lemon
Guy Carpenter: Andrew Williams
Phoebe Bright: Simone Robertson
Lou Carpenter: Tom Oliver
RoyRiley: Neil Melville
Faye Hudson: Lorraine Bayly

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey. Subtitled
Weather Rob McElwee 96


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Eldorado

Nessa and Drew come to blows.
At the hospital, there's a change in Joy's condition. Episode written by Juliet Ace (For cast see Monday.
Repeated on Friday at 50pm)


Written By: Juliet Ace

: Tomorrow's World

What's new in science, technology and medicine.
Tonight's programme reveals that new clues about the causes of Alzheimer's disease are raising hopes that drugs may be developed to treat or even prevent this illness. With Howard Stableford,
Kate Bellingham , Carmen Pryce and Judith Harm.
Producer Jack Weber
Editor Dana Purvis
Stereo Subtitled 32
INFORMATION LINE: 089 1 -[number removed](calls are charged at 36p per minute cheap rate, 48p at all other times).


Unknown: Kate Bellingham
Unknown: Carmen Pryce
Unknown: Judith Harm.
Producer: Jack Weber
Editor: Dana Purvis

: The Detectives

Comedy series based on the regular Canned Carrott sketch about two defective cops, written by Steve Knight and Mike Whitehill , and starring Jasper Carrott Robert Powell
Hostage. As football fanatics
Briggs and Louis settle in front of the TV with two crates of lager to watch the FA Cup final, another fanatic, the killing kind, escapes from prison. With former EastEnderMichael
Melia and a guest appearance by football commentator John Motson.
Director/Producer Ed Bye
A Celador production for BBCtv


Written By: Steve Knight
Written By: Mike Whitehill
Commentator: John Motson.
Bob: Louis Jaspercarrott
DaveBriggs: Robert Powell
Brian: Michael Melia
Supt Cottam: George Sewell
Old lady: Eileen Way
Old man: Norman Lumsden
Psychiatrist: Nick Maloney
Plain clothes officer: Stuart Fox
Uniformed officer: Philip Glenister

: Victoria Wood: Staying In

A series of self-contained comedy plays, first shown in 1989, written by and starring Victoria Wood.

Victoria Wood takes a sideways swipe at the British cocktail party, playing one of the guests at a soiree hosted by Patricia Hodge. Also starring Deborah Grant, Phyllis Calvert, Lill Roughley, Roger Brierley, John Nettleton, Jim Broadbent, Bryan Burdon, Celia Imrie, Susie Blake, Richard Lintern, Dawn Archibald and Susan Leong.


Writer: Victoria Wood
Producer/Director: Geoff Posner
Victoria: Victoria Wood
Moira: Patricia Hodge
Jane: Deborah Grant
Hilary: Phyllis Calvert
Dulcie: Lill Roughley
Gerald: Roger Brierley
Charles: John Nettleton
Alan Hammond: Jim Broadbent
Jim: Bryan Burdon
Julia: Celia Imrie
Judith: Susie Blake
Kevin: Richard Lintern
Ailsa: Dawn Archibald
Doris: Susan Leong

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Clive James - Fame in the Twentieth Century

Using archive material Clive James continues his look at the people who achieved fame in the 20th century.
1951-59: Among those who hit the headlines during this period and are featured tonight: Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Lucille Ball, Liberace, Hugh Hefner, Joseph McCarthy, Marion Brando, Pablo Picasso and Grace Kelly.


Presenter: Clive James
Executive Producer: Richard Drewett
Series Producer: Beatrice Ballard

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Desmond Lynam. FA Cup Football
Highlights from three of tonight's top FA Cup Fourth
Round replays plus action from last night's ties. Commentary by John Motson , Tony Gubba and Clive Tyidesley. Rugby Union
A look ahead to this weekend's matches in the Five Nations
Championship - Wales v
England and France v Scotland. World Ski-ing Championships The latest action from Japan with the women's combined downhill.
A preview of this weekend's world heavyweight championship clash between
Riddick Bowe and Mike Dokes.
Producer Vivien Kent
Editor Brian Barwick


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.
Commentary By: John Motson
Commentary By: Tony Gubba
Commentary By: Clive Tyidesley.
Commentary By: Mike Dokes.
Producer: Vivien Kent
Editor: Brian Barwick

: Weather

: BBC Select

2.15-3.15am Accountancy Television: scrambled transmission
INFORMATION: write to. [address removed]; telephone 0[number removed]
4.00-4.50am TV Edits:
Deutschland Heute 7 - scrambled transmission

About this project

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.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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