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: Business Breakfast

(Timetable on Tuesday)

: Breakfast News

With Nicholas Witchell and Sara Coburn. (Timetable on Tuesday)


Presenter: Nicholas Witchell
Presenter: Sara Coburn

: Children's BBC

With Zoe Ball, Chris Jarvis and Ratz.

The Legend of Prince Valiant
Animation. Rpt


Unknown: Zoe Ball
Unknown: Chris Jarvis

: Activ8

Including hang-gliding and the triathlon.

: Playdays

Roundabout Stop.

: The Flintstones

: Cartoon

: News

Regional News; Weather
Followed by A Bird in the Nest

: Tree Top Raft

From a vast raft above the tree canopy in French Guyana, scientists study the rainforest below.

: News Regional News; Weather

Followed by A Bird in the Nest

: Pebble Mill

With singer Edwin Starr. Followed by A Bird in the Nest


Singer: Edwin Starr.

: One O'Clock News

Submied Weather

: Neighbours

(Details at 5.35pm) Stereo
Followed by A Bird in the Nest

: Going for Gold

Quiz with Henry Kelly.


Presenter: Henry Kelly

: The Rockford Files

Jim trails a woman from jail.

: Gourmet Ireland

Today, preparing duck dishes.
Brian Waddell production for BBCtv


Unknown: Brian Waddell
Unknown: Jeanne Rankin

: Lifeline


: The Greedysaurus Gang

With Toby Anstis and Ratz.
Dinosaur adventures.


Unknown: Toby Anstis

: Why Did the Chicken?

Game show hosted by Mark Evans with children from St Peter 's R C Primary School, Walsall. Last week's winners release seals into the North Sea.
COMPETITION: send answers to What the Chicken Is It?, PO Box 900, London W 12 6WW.


Unknown: Mark Evans
Unknown: St Peter

: Peter Pan and the Pirates


: Hartbeat

Art ideas, with Tony Hart and Gabrielle Bradshaw.


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Gabrielle Bradshaw.

: Newsround

: Byker Grove: 1

PJ returns to the Grove.
A Zenith North production for BBCtv


Writer: Matthew Graham

: Neighbours

Julie surprises Lou.

: Six O'Clock News

With John Humphrys and Jill Dando Subtitled
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Jill Dando
Unknown: John Kettley

: Wipeout

The new quiz show where the contestants see the answers before they hear the question. But can they identify the correct ones and avoid being wiped out? With Paul Daniels. Director/Producer David Taylor


Unknown: Paul Daniels.
Producer: David Taylor

: Countryfile

Issues at the heart of life in the British countryside. This week, what price a day out in the country? The programme includes a report on proposals to make car drivers pay tolls to motor through some of the country's most beautiful national parks. Presented by John Craven.
Executive producer Tim Manning
(Revised repeat next Sunday) Stereo 30


Presented By: John Craven.
Producer: Tim Manning

: The Lifeboat

New nine-part drama series devised by Lynda La Plante. 5:Breaking Point. As Pete faces the moment of truth in his affair, events take a dramatic turn forcing Les to face some truths from his past.
Episode written by Rob Gittins Producer Ruth Kenley-Letts Director Emlyn Williams
A Bloom Street production for BBCtv


Unknown: Lynda La Plante.
Written By: Rob Gittins
Producer: Ruth Kenley-Letts
Director: Emlyn Williams
Karen Jenkins: Caroline Berry
Pete Pugk: Neil Royston
Bryn Jenkins: Robin Davies
Aled Jenkins: Owen Bowden
Rachel Jenkins: Rebecca Chilvers
LeslieParry: Brendan Gleeson
Bromwen Pugh: Sue Roderick
Deckchair: Jack Walters
Ernie Hardy: Martyn Ellis
Dilys Gower: Beth Robert
Barry Mitchell: Nigel Harrison
Edward Thorpe: Tim Wylton
Gwilym Davies: Richard Lynch
Sydnie Hully: Connie Hyde
David Thomas: Humph James
Hughie Jones: Karl Johnson

: Points of View

With Anne Robinson.
Producer David Howe


Unknown: Anne Robinson.
Producer: David Howe

: Party Election Broadcast

By the Natural Law Party.

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk. Subtitled Regional News
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Inside Story

Children at Risk the Secret Double Life of a Paedophile
This film sounds a warning that paedophiles are often the least likely people. It investigates a man who was a top-ranking consultant on child care and yet for 30 years has secretly abused that position of trust with his paedophile cravings.
Unnamed until the programme is transmitted, the man - a former teacher - managed to keep his activities undetected by his colleagues - or if they suspected, they said nothing.
They - as well as some of his victims and duped friends - are among those interviewed in the programme, which reveals the full extent of one man's double life as official child protector and secret child abuser.
Producer Catharine Seddon
Executive producer Steve Hewlett


Producer: Catharine Seddon
Producer: Steve Hewlett

: A Bird in the Nest

Including a robin's nest.

: D-DAY The Mountain and the Molehill

When Allied troops landed in occupied
Europe on D-Day, 50 years ago, the success of the operation led directly to the end of the war. Presumably, then, there can have been no leak of the plans.
Yet as David Reid 's drama, set in 1944, reveals, the security services are In a flap. For In Daily Telegraph crosswords in the weeks leading up to the landings, codewords referring to the invasion have been appearing as answers.
Two MI5 agents are despatched to confront the culprit, the headmaster of a public school in southern
England. But has the code been cracked, or is there a more Innocent explanation?
Producers Ruth Caleb and Graham Massey Director Moira Armstrong


Unknown: David Reid
Producers: Ruth Caleb
Producers: Graham Massey
Director: Moira Armstrong
Mr Moggs: Michael Gough
Reg: Michael Quill
Dennis: Demetri Jagger
Norman: Jacob Krichefski
Lauderdale: John Carson
Lilliwhite: Paul Brooke
Meadows: Iant Hdmpson
Jennifer: Sally Noden
Mrs Anderson: Eliza Hunt
Mr Bellows: Charles Lewsen
Major Sykes: Frank Williams
Mr Smout: Alan David
MademoiselleGidoux: Valerie Chassigneux
Lieutenant Hipwell: Stephen Hoye
Colonel Mitchell: James Aubrey

: You Talkin' to Me?

A satire on 1980s
Hollywood. Nobody wants Bronson Green's De-
Niro-style acting - so he transforms himself into a dumb blond.
Director Charles Winkler
FILM REVIEWS pages 55-62


Director: Charles Winkler
Bronson Green: Jim Youngs
Peter Archer: James Noble
Thatcher Marks: Mykel T Williamson

: Weather

: BBC Select

Legal Network Television - 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.

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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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