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: Breakfast News

News every quarter hour.

: Kilroy

Topical studio discussion.

: Ross King

Game show with Ross King.
VIEWERS' QUIZ: see Tuesday

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Toby Anstis.
Today: the Roundabout Stop.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Good Morning ... with Anne and Nick

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


Presented By: Anne Diamond
Presented By: Nick Owen.
Unknown: Will Hanrahan
Unknown: Claire Rayner

: Pebble Mill

Singing star Leo Sayer is Alan Titchmarsh 's guest today.


Unknown: Leo Sayer
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton. Subtitled
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Philip Hayton.

: Neighbours

: Eldorado

: Racing and Snooker

From Ascot.
2.30 Daily Telegraph Hurdle Race (3m)
3.05 Crispin Steeplechase (Handicap. 3m Vif)
3.35 Reynoldstown Novices' Steeplechase (3m Vif).
Introduced by Julian Wilson.
Commentary by Jim McGrath and Richard Pitman.
Producer Wendy Sheppard
The Masters, from Wembley Conference Centre. Coverage of the match between
Terry Griffiths and world No 10 Steve James.
Introduced by Dougie Donnelly.


Unknown: Crispin Steeplechase
Introduced By: Julian Wilson.
Commentary By: Jim McGrath
Commentary By: Richard Pitman.
Producer: Wendy Sheppard
Unknown: Terry Griffiths
Unknown: Steve James.
Introduced By: Dougie Donnelly.

: The Adventures of Buzzy Bee and Friends

With Andi Peters.
Buzzy Bee discovers the mysteries of nature.


Unknown: Andi Peters.

: Bitsa

Turn junk into something special.

: The Queen's Nose

Louise Lombard reads the second of a three-part story for Jackanory.


Unknown: Louise Lombard

: Quick Draw McGraw

Cartoon adventures.

: The Animals of Farthing Wood

A 13-part animated drama series for children based on the books by Colin Dann.
6: After a hazardous river crossing, the surviving animals contemplate the future.


Unknown: Colin Dann.

: Newsround

News for children.

: The Return of the Psammead

Last in the drama series for children by Helen Cresswell, after the novels of E. Nesbit.
Will Aunt Marchmont's heart melt? Will Pip be visible by three o'clock?


Writer: Helen Cresswell
Aunt Marchmont: Anna Massey
George: Toby Uffindell-Phillips
Elite: Laura Clarke
Pip: Leonard Kirby
Lucy: Vicci Avery
The Psammead: Francis Wright
Mr Dobbs: Frank Taylor
Albert Dobbs: Calum MacPherson
Bessie: Polly Kemp
Cook: Carol MacReady

: Neighbours

Doug's flirting may spell the end of his marriage.


Madge Bishop: 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
BrendaRiley: Genevieve Lemon
Guy Carpenter: Andrew Williams
Phoebe Bnght: Simone Robertson
Faye Hudson: Lorraine Bayly

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Chris Lowe.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Eldorado

Ingrid and Javier make plans for their forthcoming Catholic blessing. Giorgio's is a hive of activity. Gerry keeps a watchful eye on Freddie.
Episode written by Rob Gittins


Written By: Rob Gittins

: Tomorrow's World

What's new in science, technology and medicine.
The ancient city of Angkor in Cambodia is the world's biggest and probably most important archaeological site. It was lost in the jungle for more than years, rediscovered, then abandoned again as civil war and famine raged through
Cambodia. Now it is in need of urgent restoration, but how and by whom? Judith Hann reports. With Howard Stableford, Kate Bellingham and Carmen Pryce. Producer Jack Weber Editor Dana Purvis
INFORMATION LINE: 089 1 -[number removed](calls are charged at 36p per minute cheap rate. 48p at all other times).


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

: The Detectives: Teed Off

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
The detectives take to the fairway to investigate suspected arms dealer and keen golfer, Johnny McKenna, played by Jimmy Tarbuck.
And there's a guest appearance by Tony Jacklin as himself.
A Celador production for BBCtv


Writer: Steve Knight
Writer: Mike Whitehill
Director/Producer: Ed Bye
Bob Louis: Jasper Carrott
Dave Briggs: Robert Powell
Johnny McKenna: Jimmy Tarbuck
Superintendent Cottam: George Sewell
Sergeant Williams: Don Gallagher
Club steward: Michael Godley
McKenna's employee: Nosher Powell
McKenna's employee: Marcus Eyre

: Victoria Wood: Over to Pam

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

A revealing behind-the-scenes look at the world of daytime television.
Julie Walters stars as the highly strung presenter whose magazine show is in the midst of a political crisis. Featuring Kay Adshead as Lorraine.


Writer: Victoria Wood
Director: Kevin Bishop
Producer: Geoff Posner
Victoria: Victoria Wood
Pam: Julie Walters
Lorraine: Kay Adshead

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Clive James - Fame in the Twentieth Century

Clive James uses archive material to examine the nature of 20th-century fame.
1960-69: Among the key figures featured are: John F Kennedy , Richard Burton , Elizabeth Taylor ,
Marilyn Monroe , Cassius Clay , Martin Luther King , the Beatles, Paul Newman , the Rolling Stones, Neil Armstrong , Peter Sellers and Charles Manson.
Executive producer Richard Drewett Series producer Beatrice Ballard
BBC AUDIO COLLECTION: Clive James 's view of fame in the 20th century is available on two cassettes, price f 7.15. A book (£16.99) also accompanies the series.


Unknown: Clive James
Unknown: John F Kennedy
Unknown: Richard Burton
Unknown: Elizabeth Taylor
Unknown: Marilyn Monroe
Unknown: Cassius Clay
Unknown: Martin Luther King
Unknown: Paul Newman
Unknown: Neil Armstrong
Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Charles Manson.
Producer: Richard Drewett
Producer: Beatrice Ballard
Unknown: Clive James

: Sportsnight

With Desmond Lynam.
World Championship Boxing World heavyweight champion Riddick Bowe stages the first defence of his WBA and IBF titles against former world champion Mike Dokes at Madison Square Gardens, New York.
Commentary by Harry Carpenter. Football
Highlights from one of tonight's top matches affecting the race for the Premier League title, news from the remainder of this evening's games, and a full roundup of last night's action. Plus latest action from this week's matches in the quarter finals of the Italian Cup. Snooker
Benson and Hedges Masters from Wembley Conference Centre. Jimmy White plays the winner of the first round match between Willie Thorne and Chris Small.
World Ski-ing Championships Women's giant slalom and men's super giant slalom are the latest highlights from the world championships in Japan. Producer Vivien Kent
Editor Brian Barwick


Unknown: Desmond Lynam.
Unknown: Riddick Bowe
Unknown: Mike Dokes
Commentary By: Harry Carpenter.
Unknown: Jimmy White
Unknown: Willie Thorne
Unknown: Chris Small.
Producer: Vivien Kent
Editor: Brian Barwick

: Weather

: BBC Select

2.15-3.15am Accountancy Television: scrambled
INFORMATION: write to. [address removed]. Telephone 0[number removed]
4.00-4.50am TV Edits: France Panorama 8. scrambled

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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