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: Business Breakfast

The latest news.

: Breakfast News

News every quarter hour.

: King of the Road

Today: the Andalucian region around Estepona in southern Spain.

: Conservatives Live

The big debate today is the economy. It's Kenneth Clarke 's first speech to the Conference as Chancellor of the Exchequer. Stereo


Unknown: Kenneth Clarke

: Playdays

The Patch Stop.

: Anytime Tales

Animation. Rpt

: Conservatives Live

Continued coverage. Stereo
Including at
11. 00 and 12.00 News Subtitled
Regional News; Weather
12.55pm Regional News; Weather

: Neighbours

: Going for Gold

Quiz show. Stereo

: Inherit the Wind

Drama starring Kirk Douglas Jason Robards
The Deep South in the 1920s: a school teacher is propounding Darwinism instead of accepting the Bible as the literal truth. A spectacular trial begins, followed by the whole country. Director David Greene (1988) Subtitled


Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Unknown: Jason Robards
Director: David Greene
Matthew Harrison Brady: Kirk Douglas
Henry Drummnd: Jason Robards
EK Hornbeck: Darren McGavin
Judge: John Harkins
Lury Brady: Jean Simmons

: Blinky Bill

With Toby Anstis.
Cartoon. Stereo


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Get Your Own Back

More fun and action in the gunge game show with Dave Benson Phillips.


Unknown: Dave Benson Phillips.

: Uncle Jack and Cleopatra's Mummy

There's a mummy on the loose!
Written by Jim Eldridge


Unknown: Imogen Moyrafraser
Unknown: Roger Hammond
Unknown: Dorothy. Tricia George

: Newsround

: Blue Peter

With John Leslie, Diane-Louise Jordan and Anthea Turner.


Presenter: John Leslie
Presenter: Diane-Louise Jordan
Presenter: Anthea Turner

: Neighbours

Marco's deception lands Brad in hot water, and Brad is stalked by one of the world's most dangerous predators. Is Phoebe falling for Stephen?

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Top of the Pops

Tony Dortie introduces the UK's top chart show, featuring the best of today's music plus some pre-chart exclusives. Director/Producer Stanley Appel


Introduces: Tony Dortie

: EastEnders

Ian confronts Kathy about vicious rumours, but finds the truth hard to take. Mrs Hewitt tries to find Arthur, but runs foul of Mark. Nigel looks set to play happy families at last.
This week's episode written by Ashley Pharoah Series producer Leonard Lewis Director Andrew Morgan


Unknown: Mrs Hewitt
Written By: Ashley Pharoah
Producer: Leonard Lewis
Director: Andrew Morgan
Nigel: Paul Bradley
Debbie: Nicola Duffen
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Uam: Francis Magee
Clare: Gemma Bissix
Kathy Beale: Gillian Taylforth
Richard: Ian Reddington
Christine Hewitt: Elizabeth Power
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Michelle: Susan Tully
Mark: Todd Carty
Mandy: Nicola Stapleton
Aidan: Sean Maguire
Hattie: Michelle Gayle
Sanjay: - Deepak Verma
Gita: Shobu Kapoor
Meeno: Sudha Bhuchar
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Grant: Ross Kemp
Frank: Mike Reid
MrsAndreos: Media Stavrinou
Sylvia: Rachel Hiew
Big Ron: Ronn Tarr
Dan: Rod Culbertson
Surveyor: Simeon Andrews
Carpunter: Graham Kent

: Waiting for God

Tom and Diana unmask a fraudulent spiritualist.
Wntten by Michael Aitkens
Director/Producer Gareth Gwenlan


Unknown: Michael Aitkens
Diana: Stephanie Cole
Tom: Graham Crowden
Harvey Bains: Daniel Hill
Jane: Janine Duvitski
Geoffrey: Andrew Tourell
Marion: Sandra Payne
Basil: Michael Bilton
Jenny: Dawn Hope
Marjorie Evans: Gillian Goodman
Rev Dennis: Tim Preece
Antonio: Chico Andrade
Mr Kwok: Daryl Kwan

: Living Dangerously

Some bear facts about grizzlies are uncovered with the return of the wildlife series in which world conservation issues are explored from the viewpoint of the animals threatened by man's activities.
As the west was won, bears lost out. But in a unique place in Alaska grizzly, or brown, bears do mix with people, who meet this cuddly killer at arm's length. Our contradictory relationship with these magnificent yet fearsome animals is explored as this film follows a bear family on their annual trek from mountains to the coast. It provides a close-up view of their society, and some remarkable underwater shots of bears fishing for salmon.
Voice-overs by Ian McShane and Rula Lenska convey the viewpoints of humans and bears respectively.
Producer Roger R Jones
Series producer Richard Brock
Abear's-eyeview of Alaska


Unknown: Ian McShane
Unknown: Rula Lenska
Producer: Richard Brock

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Crimewatch UK

On 30 July, the body of a man in his late 30s was found on a waste tip in Surrey. He had been stabbed three times. His clothes, wallet and rings had been removed but his tattoos helped police identify him. He was 37-year-old George Leitch from south London, who had been reported missing by his family four weeks earlier. Tonight's programme reconstructs the events surrounding his disappearance and murder in the hope that new information will emerge. Police also need to catch a rapist who attacked and robbed a woman in London on 16 August; and they are also seeking the gang leader in an armed robbery at a Hull factory in late July. Presented by Nick Ross and Sue Cook.
If you have information about any of the crimes featured in the programme, call the studio free on [number removed]. Details on Ceefax page
Crimewatch UK Update is at 11.15pm


Presenter: Nick Ross
Presenter: Sue Cook
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Series Producer: Geraldine McClelland

: Question Time

Tonight's edition comes from Blackpool, venue for this week's Conservative Party
Conference. On the panel are John Patten , the education secretary, Harriet Harman , the shadow chief secretary to the Treasury, Liberal Democrat defence and sport spokesman Menzies Campbell and Times columnist Simon Jenkins. Chaired by Peter Sissons. Producer Prue Keely
Editor Alexandra Henderson 7 A Brian Lapping production for BBCtv


Unknown: John Patten
Unknown: Harriet Harman
Unknown: Menzies Campbell
Unknown: Simon Jenkins.
Unknown: Peter Sissons.
Editor: Alexandra Henderson

: Crimewatch UK Update

The latest news on some of this evening's stories. Stereo

: Spenser for Hire

A routine case of blackmail turns into a murder mystery.
(Postponed from 30 September)


Spenser: Robert Urich
Hawk: Avery Brooks
Susan: Barbara Stock
Sgt Frank Belson: Ron McLarty
Judge Jason Kingsley: Eg Marshall

: Weather

: BBC Select

RCN Nursing Update: Repeat of Unit 2 "Palliative Care".

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.

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