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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 with Toyah Willcox
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: Toyah Willcox
Unknown: Will Hanrahan
Unknown: Claire Rayner

: Pebble Mill

Alan Titchmarsh with top celebrities.


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Neighbours

: Eldorado

: Hawaii Five-0

No Bottles, No Cans, No People A small-time hoodlum tries to eliminate competition.

: Primetime

Last in the series. Roy Castle and Maggie Philbin with issues for older people, including a look at new household objects and a trip down the catwalk.


Presenter: Roy Castle
Presenter: Maggie Philbin

: Lifeline

Appeal on behalf of the Rainbow Trust Children's Charity.
DONATIONS: see page 58

: The Adventures of Buzzy Bee and Friends

With Andi Peters.

The mysteries of nature.

: Bitsa

Turn junk into something special.

: Skulduggery

A Jackanory story written and told by Tony Robinson.
It's Short John Silver 's first day at school, but everything is not as it seems.


Told By: Tony Robinson.
Unknown: Short John Silver

: Quick Draw McGraw

Cartoon adventures.

: The Animals of Farthing Wood

A 13-part animated drama based on the books by Colin Dann. 8: Fox and Vixen search for their friends.


Unknown: Colin Dann.

: Newsround

News for children.

: Century Falls

A six-part drama series by Russell T Davies.
2: Tess tries to understand the strange forces which are at work in the village.


TessHunter: Catherine Sanderson
Carey Naismith: Emma Jane Lavin
Ben Naismith: Simon Fenton
Alice Harkness: Eileen Way
Esme Harkness: Mary Wimbush
May Harkness: Georgine Anderson
Richard Naismith: Bernard Kay
Ashe: Alex Mollo
Julia: Tatiana Strauss
Mrs Hunter: Heather Baskerville
Miss Cooper: Beryl Cooke
Jack Fretwell: Danny Schiller
Ted Wayland: Ronald Herdman

: Neighbours

Pam makes a horrific discovery.


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 Bengeurens
Doug Willis: Terence Donovan
Pam Willis: Sue Jones
Gaby Willis: Rachel Blakely
Brad Willis: Scott Michaelson
KeithHammond: Barry Main
BenNicolls: Mario Nicolosi
Guy Carpenter: Andrew Williams
PhoebeBright: Simone Robertson
Garth Kirby: Roy Baldwin
Faye Hudson: Lorraine Bayly

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Jennie Bond.
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Eldorado

Rosario makes a decision - and Snowy has some bad news from home. Meanwhile, Drew's drinking leads to disaster. Episode written by Lisa Evans
(For cast see Monday. Repeated on Friday at 1.50pm)


Written By: Lisa Evans

: Tomorrow's World

What's new in science, technology and medicine.
Yellowstone Park in America wants to bring back the wolf, a protected species. But local ranchers would rather shoot them and claim that genetic evidence shows they're not really wolves at all - and therefore fair game.
And a new aircraft noise monitoring system installed at Manchester airport could help identify offending jets. With
Judith Hann , Howard Stableford , Kate Bellingham , Carmen Pryce. Producer David Sington Editor Dana Purvis
INFORMATION LINE: 0[number removed](calls are charged at 36p per minute cheap rate, 48p at all other times).


Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Howard Stableford
Unknown: Kate Bellingham
Unknown: Carmen Pryce.
Producer: David Sington
Editor: Dana Purvis

: The Detectives

Comedy series about two defective cops, written by Steve Knight and Mike Whitehill , and starring Jasper Carrott Robert Powell
Studs. Detectives Louis and Briggs sail to Jersey on an important investigation. Fake tans, gun-waving and a total abuse of expenses bring them into conflict with Jim Bergerac and a horse's backside.
Director/Producer Ed Bye
A Celador production for BBCtv


Written By: Steve Knight
Written By: Mike Whitehill
Unknown: Jasper Carrott
Unknown: Robert Powell
Unknown: Jim Bergerac
Bob Louis: Jasper Carrott
Dave Briggs: Robert Powell
Jim Bergerac: John Nettles
Sir Arthur Andrews: Nigel Davenport
Superintendent Cottam: George Sewell
Superintendent 2: Frank Windsor
Charlie Hungerford: Terence Alexander
Masseur: John Dair
Cabbie: Doug Fisher
Sultan of Benaris: Raad Rawi

: Victoria Wood: Val De Ree

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

A walking holiday in the Yorkshire Dales begins to pall when the chocolate runs out. Matters go steadily downhill as Victoria and her friend Jackie (Celia Imrie) wrestle with an unco-operative tent, and the weather begins to turn nasty. Suddenly, the nearest youth hostel seems like an attractive proposition, but their problems are not over yet.
With Joan Sims, Sian Thomas, Michael Lumsden, Avril Angers, and Michael Nightingale.


Writer: Victoria Wood
Director: Kevin Bishop
Producer: Geoff Posner
Victoria: Victoria Wood
Jackie: Celia Imrie
Susan: Joan Sims
Girl of farm: Sian Thomas
Jamie: Michael Lumsden
Mim: Avril Angers
Daddy: Michael Nightingale

: Nine O'clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Clive James - Fame in the 20th Century

Last programme in the series in which Clive James examines the nature of 20th-century fame using archive material.
Tonight's episode spans the 80s to the present. Among those featured: the Princess of Wales, Michael Jackson, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mikhail Gorbachev, General Norman Schwarzkopf.


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

: Sportsnight

With Desmond Lynam.
FA Cup Football
Highlights from tonight's FA
Cup Fifth Round replays, plus a round-up of the latest Premier League action. Commentary by John Motson and Barry Davies.
Championship Boxing Unbeaten British and Commonwealth lightweight champion, Billy Schwer puts his titles at stake against Paul Burke from Preston.
Commentary from Wembley by Harry Carpenter.
Motor Racing
A profile of Damon Hill , the son of Graham Hill , who starts his first full season of Formula 1 driving next month. Hill has been chosen by Williams to team up with Alain Prost , further cushioning their blow of losing world champion Nigel Mansell. Producer Vivien Kent ; Editor Brian Barwick


Unknown: Desmond Lynam.
Commentary By: John Motson
Commentary By: Barry Davies.
Unknown: Billy Schwer
Unknown: Paul Burke
Unknown: Harry Carpenter.
Unknown: Damon Hill
Unknown: Graham Hill
Unknown: Alain Prost
Unknown: Nigel Mansell.
Producer: Vivien Kent
Editor: Brian Barwick

: Weather

: BBC Select

2.15-3.15am Accountancy
Television: scrambled
3.15-3.45am Legal Network
Television: scrambled
4.00-4.50am TV Edits - France
Panorama 9: 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.

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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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