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: Jim Henson's Animal Show

The hosts meet a walrus and a warthog.

: Playdays

The bus halts at the Patch Stop. Rpt Stereo ................

: Italianissimo: 5

Anna Mazzotti is in Rome. (Rpt)


Presenter: Anna Mazzotti

: Breakfast with Frost

Imran Khan talks to David Frost about his political ambitions, and Jeffrey Archer reviews the papers. Including at
8.30 News; plus the weather forecast. Series editor Barney Jones ; Executive editor
Tim Orchard ...........................................


Talks: Imran Khan
Unknown: David Frost
Unknown: Jeffrey Archer
Editor: Barney Jones
Editor: Tim Orchard

: To Be a Pilgrim

Gaye Ortiz travels to Lough Derg in County Donegal to join pilgrims in pursuit of St Patrick's vision of hell.


Presenter: Gaye Ortiz

: First Light

Danny Smith , who campaigns for human rights, talks to Brian Sibley about his faith and beliefs. Stereo .........................


Unknown: Danny Smith
Unknown: Brian Sibley

: See Hear

A guide to the educational options for deaf children. With signing and subtitles.
Repeated Tuesday l2 noon on BBC2

: This Multimedia Business

Makinga CD-Rom. Rpt Stereo......

: Local Heroes

Adam Hart-Davis travels around Scotland telling stories of pioneers of science and invention. Rpt Stereo Subtitled ..........


Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis

: Gardening from Scratch

Today, creating colourful borders and simple garden features. Presented by Helen Yemm.


Presented By: Helen Yemm.

: Countryfile

Rural issues with John Craven. Plus, the week's weather at 12.25pm.


Unknown: John Craven.

: On the Record

John Humphrys puts senior politicians on the spot. Including at 12.30 News.


Presenter: John Humphrys
Editor: David Jordan

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.

: Columbo

Lady in Waiting. Bryce Chadwick runs the family corporation and his sister Beth's life. When he refuses to allow herto marry, she decides she has had enough. Columbo is called in to investigate.


Unknown: Bryce Chadwick
Unknown: Lt Columbo Peter Falk.
Unknown: Peter Hamilton Lesue Nielsen,
Unknown: Bryce Chadwick Richard Anderson
Unknown: Beth Susan Clark

: Cartoon

: Biteback

The BBC's monthly right-of-reply programme, presented by Diana Madill. Viewers can write in with comments to Biteback, [address removed], telephone [number removed], or e-mail: [email address removed]


Presenter: Diana Madill

: Masterchef

In the Scottish heat the contestants are the Assistant General Secretary of the Scottish Labour Party, a baby clothes designer and a keen writer. With Loyd Grossman and guests chef Gordon Ramsay and cricketer Allan Lamb.
COMPETITION: ring [number removed]. Premium rate call charges apply. Maximum call duration 90 seconds. Lines open until 12 midnight on Wednesday. * See Gordon Ramsay : page 32


Unknown: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: Gordon Ramsay
Unknown: Allan Lamb.
Unknown: Gordon Ramsay

: News

With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Richard Edgar ............


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Richard Edgar

: Regional News

: Songs of Praise

In the New Forest Pam Rhodes celebrates spring and daily life in the ancient woodland. The Bournemouth
Sinfonietta, Symphony Chorus and forest choirs provide the music, which includes For the Beauty of the Earth and The Day Thou Gavest Lord.
Producer Simon Hammond ; Editor Helen Alexander Repeated tomorrow at 8.30am on BBC2
♦ See This Week: page 13


Unknown: Pam Rhodes
Unknown: Thou Gavest Lord.
Producer: Simon Hammond
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Antiques Roadshow

First of four memorable programmes from the archives. Hugh Scully introduces an edition from recorded in Barnstaple, Devon, where the finds included a Victorian watercolour painting that had been lost for more than 100 years, and a porcelain tea set.
Revised rpt
See Best Ever Finds: page 37


Presenter: Hugh Scully
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: No Bananas

Second in a ten-part drama, starring Stephanie Beacham
Alison Steadman
Tom Bell , Dorian Healy
Escape. September 1939: Dorothea sees the war as an inconvenience, especially as Evelyn takes in two scruffy evacuees. See today's choices.
Written by Ginnie Hole ; Producer Peter Norris
Director Alan Dossor


Unknown: Stephanie Beacham
Unknown: Alison Steadman
Unknown: Tom Bell
Unknown: Dorian Healy
Written By: Ginnie Hole
Producer: Peter Norris
Director: Alan Dossor
Dorothea Grant: Stephanie Beacham
Evelyn Hamilton: Alison Steadman
Thomas Slater: Tom Bell
Tom Slater: Dorian Healy
Ellen Slater LINDA: Bass Ett
Edward Grant: Michael Byrne
Granma Slater: Edna Dore
Arthur Hamilton: Michael Elwyn
Mary Slater: Rachel Power
Harry Slater: Dominic Rowan
Kaye Bentley: Rachel Pickup
Frank Slater: Gregor Truter
Clifford Slater: Paul Williams
William Hamilton: Tim Matthews
Rose Grant: Paloma Baeza
Moira Barnes: Keeley Gainey
Mrs Dovey: Eileen O'Brien
Dovey: Chris Crooks
Ivy Collins: Elaine Donnelly
Reg Collins: Christopher Driscoll
Miss Cardew: Janet Hen Frey
DS Howard: Peter McNamara
Benjamin Marks: Allan Corduner
Janet: Brooke Kinsella
Philip: Lee Wilson
Pawnbroker: Denzil Kilvington
Clerk of the court: Neville Phillips
Station sergeant: Geoffrey Freshwater
Storehouseman: Jim Barclay
Coastguard: Bob Curtiss

: 25 Years of the Two Ronnies

Another selection of Barker and Corbett sketches, shown to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Two Ronnies.

Ronnie Corbett hosts a new series of Small Talk, starting on Wednesday at 7.00pm.


Comedian: Ronnie Barker
Comedian: Ronnie Corbett

: Birds of a Feather: All Day and All of the Night

Dorien thinks she is the goddess of love.

(Rpt) (Stereo) (Subtitled)
See This Week: pages


Writer: Alun Lewis
Director: Terry Kinane
Producer: Charlie Hanson
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph.
Darryl: Alun Lewis
Chris: Peter Polycarpou.
Georgiou: Angelo Abela
Michael: Enzo Squillino Jr

: News

With Peter Sissons. subtitled
Weather Richard Edgar


Unknown: Peter Sissons.
Unknown: Richard Edgar

: Karaoke

The third of a four-part drama serial, the penultimate one written by Dennis Potter before his death. Starring Albert Finney
Thursday. Daniel traces Sandra and meets her disfigured mother. Nick and Linda are entangled in a blackmail plot. Repeated tomorrow at 1 Opm on Channel 4. See today's choices.
Producers Kenith Trodd and Rosemarie Whitman
Director Renny Rye Stereo Subtitled ....


Written By: Dennis Potter
Unknown: Albert Finney
Producers: Kenith Trodd
Producers: Rosemarie Whitman
Daniel Feeld: Albert Finney
NickBalmer: Richard E Grant
Arthur Pig Mailion: Hywel Bennett
Sandra Sollars: Saffron Burrows
Ben Baglin: Roy Hudd
Linda Langer: Keeley Hawes
Anna Griffiths: Anna Chancellor
Mrs Haynes: Alison Steadman
Oliver Morse: Ian McDiarmid
Ian: Simon Donald
Waiter(movie): Steven MacKintosh
Waitress (movie): Miranda Pleasence
Peter(movie): Neil Stuke
Staffnurse: Katherine O'Toole
Luigi: Arturo Venegas
Pig Mailion (movie): Gb(zoot) Money

: Everyman

Jesus Army: Brothers In Arms
Many people believe that the Jesus Army has all the hallmarks of a cult. It has been portrayed by the media as evil and manipulative, often recruits vulnerable members of society, and encourages followers to live in closed communities, cut off from friends and family. This film examines the lives of people once they join.
Director Richard Cox : Series editor Richard Denton


Director: Richard Cox
Editor: Richard Denton

: Dangerous Liaisons

Oscar-winning period drama starring Glenn Close
John Malkovich , Michelle Pfeiffer
Pre-Revolutionary France: the Marquise de Merteuil, seething with jealousy because a lover has left her to marry, enlists Vicomte de Valmont 's help in spinning a web of sexual intrigue.
DirectorStephen Frears (1988. 15)
♦See Films: pages 49-56


Unknown: Glenn Close
Unknown: John Malkovich
Unknown: Michelle Pfeiffer
Unknown: Vicomte de Valmont
Director: Stephen Frears
Marquise de Merteuil: Glenn Close
Vicomte deValmont: John Malkovich
Madame deTourvel: Michelle Pfeiffer
Madame deVolanges: Swoosie Kurtz
Chevalier Dancény: Keanu Reeves
Madame deRosemonde: Mildred Natwick
Cecile de Volanges: Umat Hurman
Azolan: Peter Capaldi

: Weather

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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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