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: Match of the Day

Shown yesterday at 10.15pm

: Christopher Crocodile


: Teletubbies

A special Sunday edition of the pre-school series. Stereo .

: Breakfast with Frost

Today David Frost talks to former Defence Secretary Michael Portillo. Including at
8.30 News; plus weather.
Series editor Barney Jones ; Executive editor
Andrew Thompson


Talks: David Frost
Unknown: Michael Portillo.
Editor: Barney Jones
Editor: Andrew Thompson

: Lent in the Park

Pam Rhodes presents music, conversation and reflection for Lent from Lyme Park, Cheshire. Two years after the Dunblane tragedy, guests include Eileen Harrild , one of the teachers shot at the school.


Unknown: Pam Rhodes
Unknown: Eileen Harrild

: See Hear

Education for deaf children, a champion boxer whose hearing has been damaged. and music therapy for deaf-blind people. With signing and in-vision subtitles.
Repeated Tuesday 12 noon BBC2 Stereo ..
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/see_hear

: Touched by an Angel

US series about two angels sent to earth to help people at critical times.
Starring Roma Downey , Delia Reese
The Driver. A reporter is racked with guilt when she's involved in a hit-and-run accident.


Unknown: Roma Downey
Unknown: Delia Reese

: Countryfile

Rural issues, with John Craven. Plus the week's weather at 11.55am.


Unknown: John Craven.

: On the Record

John Humphrys puts senior politicians on the spot. Including at 12.00 News
Editor David Jordan


Unknown: John Humphrys
Editor: David Jordan

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Stereo Subtitled.

: Dragonslayer

Fantasy adventure. In the Dark Ages, the people of Urland implore an ancient sorcerer and his apprentice to help them destroy a dragon. (1981, PG)
See Films: pages 54-60 ***


Director: Matthew Robbins

: Cartoon


: The Great British Song Contest

A chance for viewers to select the UK's song for this year's Eurovision Song Contest, to be held in Birmingham on 9 May. Hosted by Terry Wogan, with Ulrika Jonsson.
Song 1: When We're Alone (We Dream) performed by the Collective
Song 2: Where Are You? performed by Imaani
Song 3: Don't lt Make You Feel So Good performed by Alberta
Song 4: I'll Never Be Lonely Again performed by Sapphire
The winner will be announced on National
Lottery Draw on 21 March.
VOTING: phone lines are open for one hour after the fourth song. Calls cost a maximum of 10p
WEB SITE VOTING: [web address removed]


Presenter: Terry Wogan
Presenter: Ulrika Jonsson

: The Clothes Show

The first jumper to be woven from the fleece of Dolly the cloned sheep, Paris Fashion Week, and Bride of the Year Lynn Johnston chooses a bouquet. With Tim Vincent.


Presenter: Tim Vincent
Guest: Lynn Johnston

: Antiques Roadshow

From Burghley House in Cambridgeshire, where experts and curator Lady Victoria Leatham choose their favourite pieces. With Hugh Scully.


Presenter: Hugh Scully
Guest: Lady Victoria Leatham

: The Last Salute: Happy Motoring

First in a new six-part comedy-drama series by Tim Binding and Men Behaving Badly writer
Simon Nye, set in 1961 and following the adventures of AA patrolmen. Starring Paul Bown, Philip Jackson, Jo Unwin
AA Patrolman Harry Thorpe is told he has to recruit more new members.
See today's choices.
(Stereo) (Subtitled)
See This Week: page 7


Writer: Tim Binding
Writer: Simon Nye
Director: Graeme Harper
Executive Producer: Mike Stephens
Harry Thorpe: Paul Bown
Leonard Spanwick: Philip Jackson
Joyce Thorpe: Jo Unwin
Roy Munce: David Shane
MrBannerman: Paul Young
Robin Pettifer: Ben Pullen
Mr Brownsword: John Rapley
Catherine Heaseman: Claire Cox
Johnny Lupus: Brett Fancy

: News

With Moira Stuart. Weather
David Lee
6.50 Regional News


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: David Lee

: Songs of Praise

Singer Daniel O'Donnell is in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, where he meets a former teacher who's discovered the good life by caring for his two disabled children and a nun who offers modern-day retreats. Hymns sung in Enniskillen's Methodist church include "Praise to the Holiest", "I Cannot Tell" and "Be Thou My Vision".


Presenter: Daniel O'Donnell
Producer: Maurice Maguire
Editor: Hugh Faupel

: Ruby Wax Meets...: The Spice Girls

Ruby Wax returns with a six-part series of interviews and talks to the Spice Girls in Dublin on the eve of their European tour. See today's choices.
Everybody's talking about... Ruby Wax: page 13


Presenter: Ruby Wax
Director: Southan Morris
Series Producer: Claire Powell

: Ballykissangel: Stardust In Your Eyes

Quigley is about to pull off the deal of his life, but first he has to impress a group of Korean businessmen with some Irish nostalgia.

(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Writer: Rio Fanning
Producer: Chris Griffin
Director: Dermot Boyd
Brian Quigley: Tony Doyle
Father MacAnally: Niall Toibin
Ambrose Egan: Peter Hanly
Niamh Egan: Tina Kellegher
Liam: Joe Savino
Donal: Frankie McCafferty
Padraig: Peter Caffrey
Siobhan: Deirdre Donnelly
Brendan: Gary Whelan
Eamonn: Birdy Sweeney
Dr Michael Ryan: Bosco Hogan
Kathleen: Aine Ni Mhuiri
Imelda Egan: Doreen Keogh
Sue Ellen: Aedin Moloney
Con Casey: Barry McGovern
Miss Lee Mei: Kanako Morishito
Mr Park Doo Hwan: Ryozo Kohira
Mr Kim Tae Woo: Eddie Yeoh

: News

With Michael Buerk. Weather
David Lee


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: David Lee

: Playing the Field

Second in Kay Mellor 's six-part drama series about a women's football team. The Blues find a manager, while Eddie and Theresa return from "honeymoon". See today's choices.
ProducerGreg Brenman; Director
Paul Seed Stereo


Unknown: Kay Mellor
Rita Dolan: Melanie Hill
John Dolan: James Nesbitt
Theresa Mullen: Lesley Sharp
Eddie Ryan: John Thomson
Jo Mullen: Jo McInnes
Mrs Mullen: Elizabeth Spriggs
Mr Mullen: James Ellis
GeraldinePowell: Lorraine Ashbourne
Dave Powell: Tim Dantay
Diane Powell: Debra Stephenson
Rick Powell: Nicholas Gleaves
Sharon Pearce: Marsha Thomason
Gabrielle Holmes: Saira Todd
AngieGill: Tracy Whitwell
Jim Pratt: Ricky Tomlinson
Francine Pratt: Brigit Forsyth
Luke Mullen: Ralph Ineson
Matthew Mullen: Chris Walker

: French and Saunders

Dawn French and Jennifer
Saunders in their version of The
Silence of the Lambs, plus the rise of sisters Jackie and Joan in a Hollywood mini-series.
Director Bob Spiers ; Producer Jon Plowman Repeat Stereo


Director: Bob Spiers
Producer: Jon Plowman

: Omnibus: Gilbert and Sullivan: Instant Merriment

Tonight's film focuses on the Gilbert and Sullivan festival in Berkeley, California, an event founded by Halifax businessman Ian Smith, who risked his last penny on the venture. With contributions from biographer Ian Bradley, opera critic Rupert Christiansen, conductor Richard Hickox and director Mike Leigh.


Subject: Ian Smith
Interviewee: Ian Bradley
Interviewee: Rupert Christiansen
Interviewee: Richard Hickox
Interviewee: Mike Leigh
Director: Nadia Haggar
Series Editor: Gillian Greenwood

: Falling in Love

Drama starring Meryl Streep, Robert de Niro
Two commuters, both leading settled, married lives, meet on a train. Suddenly their values are confused and threatened. (1984, PG)
See Films: pages 54-60

Followed by Weather


Director: Ulu Grosbard
Molly Gilmore: Meryl Streep
Frank Raftis: Robert de Niro
Ed Lasky: Harvey Keitel
Ann Raftis: Jane Kaczmarek
John Trainer: George Martin

: BBC News 24

BBCljoins the news station.

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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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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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