• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

    TV
  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

    Radio
  • Show Years

    Hide Years

    Year
  • Issues

Close group

Close group

Day Navigation

Listings

: Business Breakfast

Early morning business bulletins.
(Timetable on Tuesday)

: Breakfast News

National and international news with Justin Webb and Sally Magnusson.
(Timetable on Tuesday)

Contributors

Unknown: Justin Webb
Unknown: Sally Magnusson.

: The Infinite Voyage

Unseen Worlds. According to physicist Dr Leon Lederman all children have the questioning nature of scientists. Some of the most frequently asked questions, such as "why does a star shine", are answered in today's programme.

Contributors

Unknown: Dr Leon Lederman

: Playdays

With Zoe Ball.
The Patch Stop.

Contributors

Unknown: Zoe Ball.

: Poddington Peas

Animation.

: The Flintstones

Animation. Fred plans a way of keeping a movie date with Wilma and playing for his bowling team.

: Charlie's Angels

An episode from the first series of the popular 1970s US crime drama featuring three glamorous private detectives continues this Daily Detectiveseason. Starring Farrah Fawcett-Majors
Jaclyn Smith , Kate Jackson Hellride. The crime-busting trio investigate the death of a woman in a mystery car crash.
(Tomorrow: Moonlighting)

Contributors

Unknown: Farrah Fawcett-Majors
Unknown: Jaclyn Smith
Unknown: Kate Jackson
Jill: Farrah Fawcett-Majors
Kelly: Jaclyn Smith
Sabrina: Kate Jackson
Bosley: David Doyle
Gene Wells: Don Gordon
Eddie Dirko: Mayf Nutter

: Consuming Passions

Ian Parmenter prepares eggplant parmigiana.

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Parmenter

: Pebble Mill

Today's programme features an interview with former Tomorrow's
World presenter Kieran Prendiville , who has written a new BBC drama series called Roughnecks, set aboard a North Sea oil rig. Plus there's music from All 4 One. With Alan Titchmarsh.

Contributors

Presenter: Kieran Prendiville
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.

: Neighbours

Annalise sets her sight on an impossible goal. Julie makes a desperate plea for help. What does the future hold for Philip and Beth?

: Wimbledon

Action from the fourth day's play. Introduced by Desmond Lynam.

Contributors

Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley

Contributors

Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Neighbours

Gaby undertakes some market research for the Waterhole.

: EastEnders

Steve continues his search for
Della, while Mark catches up with an old flame.
This week's episodes written by Barrie Shore and Colin Brake
Series producer Barbara Emile Director John Darnell
(Omnibus edition is next Sunday)

Contributors

Written By: Barrie Shore
Unknown: Colin Brake
Producer: Barbara Emile
Director: John Darnell
Gita: Shobu Kapoor
Meena: Sudha Bhuchar
Sanjay: Deepak Verma
Pat: Pamst Clement
Diane: Sophie Lawrence
David: Michael French
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Richard: Ian Reddington
Katky: Gillian Taylforth
Phil: Steve McFadden
Ricky: Sid Owen
Steve: Mark Monero
Delta: Michelle Joseph
Binnie: Sophie Langham
Bianca: Patsy Palmer
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Grant: Ross Kemp
Mark: Todd Carty
Alan: Howard Antony
Nigel: Paul Bradley
Debbie: Nicola Duffett
Clare: Gemma Bissix
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Michelle: Susan Tully

: Top of the Pops

A weekly look at the UK charts with the best of today's music. Director Geraldine Dowd
Producer Ric Blaxill

Contributors

Director: Geraldine Dowd
Producer: Ric Blaxill

: Bird in the Nest

How many blue tits survived? Have the kestrel chicks hatched? Did the kingfishers try to start a new family?
These, and many other questions, will be answered this eveningwhen highlights of the Bird in the Nest programmes, which were screened three weeks ago, are followed by updates from the nestingsites.
"We've had hundreds of letters from people wanting to know what happened to the families," says producer
Hilary Jeffkins. "We hope to have news from all the sites we featured."
That means a visit to the blue-tit box where two of the babies had died but where the six survivors were feeding well when viewers last saw them, to the pied wagtails, who had built their nest in a working tractor, and to the swallows and robins.
"We're keeping our fingers crossed that the kestrels will hatch in time for the programme," Jeffkinsadds. "The adults incubate the eggs for 28 days so it will be touch and go whether we will see the chicks."
The presenters are Bill Oddie and the RSPB's Peter Holden.

Contributors

Producer: Hilary Jeffkins.
Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Peter Holden.

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather John Kettley

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Roughnecks

A new six-part drama series set on board a North Sea oil rig. 2: Tessa, the new female mechanic, creates a stir on the rig and helps an oilman's widow to come to terms with her grief. Meanwhile, the stakes are high as a team from the Osprey Explorer challenge the crew of another rig to a quiz.
Written by Kieran Prendiville
Producers Charles Elton and Moira Williams Director Sandy Johnson
A First Choice production for BBCtv
Behind the scenes with the cast on the Osprey Explorer
SEE FEATURE page 42

Contributors

Unknown: Kieran Prendiville
Producers: Charles Elton
Producers: Moira Williams
Director: Sandy Johnson
Tessa: Teresa Banham
Ceefax: Colum Convey
Ian: Paul Copley
Tom: James Cosmo
Chris: Liam Cunningham
Morag: Juliet Cadzow
Hilary: Francesca Hunt
Heather: Ashley Jensen
Terry: Bruce Jones
Drew: John McGlynn
Uzy: Annie Raitt
Kevin: George Rossi
Archie: Clive Russell
Wilf: Hywel Simons
Cinders: Ricky Tomlinson
Davey: Alec Westwood

: Today at Wimbledon

Highlights of today's play. Introduced by Sue Barker.

Contributors

Introduced By: Sue Barker.

: The Petrov Affair

Concluding the two-part spy drama, based on the real-life events which gripped Australian society in the mid-1950s.
As the "Petrov Affair" grabs the public's imagination, a political battle between Labour and the Liberal party leaders ensues. The affair becomes an ever-present backdrop to one of the most emotion-charged elections in Australian history. Meanwhile, the Petrovs disappear into the anonymity of Australian suburbia, forced to adopt new identities.
(For cast seeyesterdayat 11.20pm)

: Weather

: BBC Select

2.00-2.20 Curriculum Countdown: information about the consultation on new school curriculum proposals
3574328 3.00 RCN Nursing Update: Repeat of Unit 9 - "Migraine: not just a headache".








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.

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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
Continue Cancel