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: Business Breakfast

With Paul Burden and Sara Coburn.
Timetable on Monday


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Sara Coburn.

: Breakfast News

With Justin Webb and Juliet Morris.
VE Day Memories: a close shave fora teenage soldier. Timetable on Monday


Unknown: Justin Webb
Unknown: Juliet Morris.

: The Morning on BBC1

Introduced by Mo Dutta.
9.05 Kilroy Debate. Stereo .........
10.00 News
Regional News; Weather
10.05 EastEnders - the Early Days
Angie has a ball at the pub's charity night. Written by Peter Batt
For cast see Wednesday
10.35 Good Morning....with Anne and Nick Featuring celebrity guests, agony aunt Deidre Sanders , cookery with Ainsley Harriott , Garden Guru with Anthony Henn , and John Leslie meets more unsung heroes of sport.
Including at 11.00 News Subtitled; Regional News;
Weather. Stereo ...........................
TELEPHONE: (24 hours): [number removed], or write to Good Morning, PO Box [address removed]
12.00 News
Regional News; Weather
12.05pm Pebble Mill Ross King and guests recall the music and humour of the war years. Stereo ..........................


Introduced By: Mo Dutta.
Written By: Peter Batt
Unknown: Deidre Sanders
Unknown: Ainsley Harriott
Unknown: Anthony Henn
Unknown: John Leslie
Unknown: Ross Kingand

: Neighbours

(Details at 5.35pm) (Stereo)

: Going for Gold

European quiz.

: Columbo: Forgotten Lady

A retired Broadway star's planned comeback is thwarted, leading her to murder.
(Rpt) (Subtitled)

: Children's BBC: Monty


: Children's BBC: Watt on Earth

Episode five of a 12-part science-fiction comedy-thriller. Sean has a friend to stay.


Writer: Pip Baker
Writer: Jane Baker
Watt: Garth Napier Jones
Sean: Tom Brodie
Zoe: Jessica Simpson
Tom Ruddock: Simon Cook
Val Ruddock: Heather Wright
Oliver Johnson: Jotham Annan

: Children's BBC: Maid Marian and Her Merry Men

Continuing Tony Robinson's alternative Robin Hood comedy. The Sheriff takes everyone to the seaside.


Writer: Tony Robinson
Marian: Kate Lonergan
Robin: Wayne Morris
Barrington: Danny John-Jules
Rabies: Howard Lew Lewis
Little Ron: Mike Edmonds
Sheriff: Tony Robinson

: Children's BBC: The Lowdown

Children's documentary series, today profiling 10-year-old Sameer [text removed], an intelligent boy with cerebral palsy. Thanks to his new artificial voice machine, he is able to speak for the first time.
Dr Mark Porter: page 39
Followed by Rewind
Today, a 12-year-old Dutch girl's memories of capturing a German heavy machine gun.

: Neighbours

Doug tries to mediate between Jack and Gaby. Rosemary invites Debbie to come to America for a long holiday.
(Shown at 1.30pm)
(Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Six O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis and Moira Stuart.
Weather Michael Fish


Newsreader: Martyn Lewis
Newsreader: Moira Stuart
Weather presenter: Michael Fish

: Regional news magazine

(See Monday for details)

: Do the Right Thing

Terry Wogan presents another moral dilemma to be resolved by viewers, star guests and the studio audience. This week, formerjudge James Pickles , television executive Janet
Street-Porter and DJ Steve Wright discuss the dilemma faced by Evie, who has good reason not to reveal the whereabouts of a valuable diamond bracelet. Last in the series.
Viewers can have the last word on the outcome of the discussion by phoning: [number removed] foryes [number removed]forno
Calls should cost no more than lOp.
Series producer Kevin Lygo ; Executive producer
TrishKinane Stereo .............................


Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: James Pickles
Unknown: Steve Wright
Producer: Kevin Lygo

: EastEnders

The Queen Vic football team faces its first match, and Sharon gives the Mitchells more than they bargained for.
(For cast see Thursday)
(Stereo) (Subtitled)

: A Question of Sport

On Ian Botham 's team are Manchester
United's Mark Hughes , the strikerwith nearly 60 Welsh international caps, and Nick Skelton , three-times winner ofshowjumping's Hickstead Derby.
Joining Bill Beaumont are Mike Gatting , who retired from Test cricket earlierthis year after scoring nearly 4,500 runs in 79 Test matches for England, and Kate Staples , British record holder in the women's pole vault and a regular as Zodiac in The Gladiators. With David Coleman
. Plus, the result of the viewers' competition. Last in the series.
Executive producer Mike Adley


Unknown: Ian Botham
Unknown: Mark Hughes
Unknown: Nick Skelton
Unknown: Bill Beaumont
Unknown: Mike Gatting
Unknown: Kate Staples
Unknown: David Coleman
Producer: Mike Adley

: Hi-de-Hi!: A Night Not to Remember

Comedy from 1981, set in Maplins Holiday Camp.

Jeffrey Fairbrother gets very drunk and has to be escorted back to his chalet by the amorous Yellowcoat Gladys Pugh.


Writer: Jimmy Perry
Writer/Producer: David Croft
Director: John Kilby
Jeffrey Fairbrother: Simon Cadell
Ted Bovis: Paul Shane
Gladys Pugh: Ruth Madoc
Spike Dixon: Jeffrey Holland
Mr Partridge: Leslie Dwyer
Fred Quilly: Felix Bowness
Yvonne: Diane Holland
Barry: Barry Howard
Peggy: Su Pollard
Mr Pritchard: David Troughton
Bert: Nigel Williams
Sylvia: Nikki Kelly
Betty: Rikki Howard
Val: Gail Harrison

: Nine O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons.
Regional News
Weather Michael Fish


Newsreader: Peter Sissons
Weather presenter: Michael Fish

: Party Election Broadcast

By the Conservative Party.
(Shown at 10.30pm on BBC2 and 10.30pm on ITV)

: News 45: VE Day

First of six 15-minute programmes, presented by Sue Lawley, covering the last week of the war in Europe.
See today choices.

Bringing the news up to date: p 32


Presenter: Sue Lawley
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Executive Producer: Hugh Purcell

: What Did You Do in the War, Auntie?: 1: The Factory of Entertainment

As VE Day celebrations approach, the first of a two-part look at the role of the BBC during the Second World War.

Covering the first two years of the war, the programme presents memories of the original broadcasters plus wartime recordings from the BBC Sound archives.
See today's choices.
(Part 2 will be shown next Tuesday)
Auntie at War: page 32


Producer: Jeremy Bennett

: Omnibus: Dave Stewart - Greetings from the Gutter

A profile of one of popular music's more complex personalities, drawing on interviews with family, colleagues - including former partner Annie Lennox - and Stewart himself.
See today's choices.


Subject: Dave Stewart
Interviewee: Annie Lennox
Director: Mark James
Series Editor: Nigel Williams

: Shag

Comedy starring Phoebe Cates, Annabeth Gish, Bridget Fonda

It's South Carolina, 1963, and Carson a high-school graduate, is about to get married. Her three girlfriends decide to take her on a "last-fling" weekend at Myrtle Beach where they can't wait to meet boys and enter a competition for the latest dance craze - the "Shag".
(1988) (Subtitled)
Film Reviews pages 59-64


Director: Zelda Barron
Carson McBride: Phoebe Cates
Caroline Pudge Carmichael: Annabeth Gish
Melaina Buller: Bridget Fonda
Buzz Ravenel: Robert Rusler
Luanne Clatterbuck: Page Hannah
Chip Guillyard: Scott Coffey
Harley Ralston: Tyrone Power Jr
Jimmy Valentine: Jeff Yagher
Mrs Clatterbuck: Shirley Anne Field
Senator Clatterbuck: Donald Craig
Elvira: Pearl Jones

: Weather

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.

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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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