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: Business Breakfast

With Adam Shaw.
Timetable on Monday


Unknown: Adam Shaw.

: Breakfast News

With Andrew Harvey and Liz MacKean.
Timetable on Monday


Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Liz MacKean.

: Kilroy

Topical studio debate show.

: What Now?

Real-life problems are tackled by two celebrity panels. With Donna Bernard.
IPDC 9.25-9.50 8129306)


Unknown: Donna Bernard.

: Meet the Challenge

The last in the series of the activity game showfeaturesexpertguidance on paint effects, garden tips on how to train plants, and face painting
IPDC 9.50-10.15 2779967)

: Good Living

More ideas for the home, garden and kitchen. Repeat
(PDC 10.15-10.40 6132528)

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Great Railway Journeys

Karachi to the Khyber Pass.
Former BBC journalist Mark Tully, travels 1,000 miles across Pakistan on the romantic and stylish Khyber Mail.


Presenter: Mark Tully

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Every Second Counts

Against-the-clock quiz show for couples. with Paul Daniels. Repeat Subtitled.


Unknown: Paul Daniels.

: A Word in Your Ear

The verbal communication game show, hosted by Gordon Burns. Today's contestants are Radio Times's 's Dr Mark Porter,
presenter Michaela Strachan , author Clare Francis and LabourMP
Austin Mitchell. Repeat


Unknown: Gordon Burns.
Unknown: Mark Porter,
Presenter: Michaela Strachan
Unknown: Clare Francis

: One o'Clock News

Weather Subtitled ...........................

: Neighbours

Lance and Amy look to be getting their way, Billy and Caitlin raise the stakes, and Will Hannah tell all about the money mix up?
Repeatedat5.35pm Subtitled ........


Unknown: Will Hannah

: Perry Mason

The Case of the Musical Murder. A man is wrongly accused of murdering a ruthless Broadway director and Mason has to unearth the real culprit. Featuring Debbie Reynolds. Repeat Subtitled .........


Unknown: Debbie Reynolds.

: Playdays

The Poppy Stop.

: Popeye

Cartoon adventures of the spinach-eating sailor. Repeat ....

: Littlest Pet Shop

Animated fun with the crazy animals. Repeat ..........

: On Your Marks

Comedy art series hosted by Mark Speight. Mr Blobby helps with a delivery of supplies to the studio. Featuring more art tips from Tony Hart.


Unknown: Mark Speight.
Unknown: Mr Blobby
Unknown: Tony Hart.

: The Mask

Animated adventures of the eccentric superhero...

: Newsround


: The Biz

Continuing the children's drama series.
Francesca and Leo audition for the film, but Barry gets "discovered".
Episode written by Jeremy Front


Writer: Jeremy Front

: Neighbours

Shown at 1.40pm

: Six o'Clock News

John Humphrys and Fiona Bruce. Weather John Kettley


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Fiona Bruce.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Regional news magazine

For details see Monday

: Celebrity Ready Steady Cook

This week's celebrity kitchen assistants are Last of the Summer Wine actors Frank Thornton and Thora Hird, who challenge chefs Richard Cawley and Patrick Anthony with their maximum £5 worth of shopping, to produce two meals against the clock. With Fern Britton.
Director Chris Fox: Series producer Mary Ramsay
Programme recipes are available on Ceefax page
See Food: page 36


Unknown: Frank Thornton
Unknown: Thora Hird
Unknown: Richard Cawley
Unknown: Patrick Anthony
Unknown: Fern Britton.
Director: Chris Fox
Producer: Mary Ramsay

: Top of the Pops

Jayne Middlemiss introduces the hits from this week's top 40. Director/Producer Chris Cowey
Repeated on Saturday WEB SITE: www.totp.beeb.com
TOP OF THE POPS-THE MAGAZINE: available from newsagents


Introduces: Jayne Middlemiss

: Fawlty Towers: The Builders

Continuing the comedy series.

Basil and Sybil decide to make some structural alterations to the hotel.
Web site: [web address removed]


Writer: John Cleese
Writer: Connie Booth
Producer: John Howard Davies
Basil Fawlty: John Cleese
Sybil Fawlty: Prunella Scales
Manuel: Andrew Sachs
Polly: Connie Booth
Major Cowen: Ballard Berkeley
Miss Tibbs: Gilly Flower
Miss Gatsby: Renee Roberts
O'Reilly: David Kelly
Murphy: Michael Cronin
Jones: Michael Halsley

: Driving School

Continuing the series following the learner drivers and their instructors. Maureen Rees passes her theory exam and faces her sixth practical test, Joan passes, but then loses her nerve, and teenage twins James and Victoria Sibson attempt a two-week intensive course.


Director: Francesca Joseph
Series producer: Mark Fielder

: Nine o'Clock News

With Peter Sissons. Regional News
Weekend Weather
John Kettley


Unknown: Peter Sissons.

: Hetty Wainthropp investigates

Continuing the drama series about the Lancashire detective.
Family Values. Robert and Geoffrey go undercover when Hetty is asked to investigate the circumstances of a death.
See today's choices.
Written by Brian Finch ; Producer Carol Parks Director David Giles Subtitled .


Written By: Brian Finch
HettyWainthropp: Patricia Routledge
Robert: Derek Benfield
Geoffrey: Dominic Monaghan
Janet: Suzanne Maddock
DCI Adams: John Graham Davies
Harry Carter: Tom Georgeson
Ella Parsons: Dinah Stabb
James Carter: Hugh Dickson
Vicar: Brian Baines
Mrs Ford: Lesley Staples

: Chef!

Continuing the comedy series.
Renee, the spoilt daughter of new owner Cyril, joins Gareth's team in the kitchen, but Everton finds it difficult to concentrate.


Writer: Paul Makin
Director: Dewi Humphreys
Producer: Charlie Hanson
Gareth: Lenny Henry
Everton: Roger Griffiths
Cyril: Dave Hill
Gustav: Jeff Nuttall
Savanna: Lorelei King
Renee: Sophie Walker
Vincenzo: Vincent Walsh

: Heartburn Hotel

Another chance to the second episode in the new comedy series starringTim Healy
Shown Monday 10pm

: Harlem Nights

Crime comedy set in thirties' New York, directed by and starring Eddie Murphy with Richard Pryor , Danny Aiello Harlem nightclub owner
Sugar Ray and his adopted son, Quick, decide to hit back when a gangster attempts to muscle in on their business.
(1989,18) Subtitled ............... * See Films: pages 50-57 **


Unknown: Eddie Murphy
Unknown: Richard Pryor
Unknown: Danny Aiello
Unknown: Sugar Ray
Quick: Eddie Murphy
Sugar Ray: Richard Pryor
Sergeant Phil Cantone: Danny Aiello
BugsyCalhoune: Michael Lerner
Vera: Della Reese
Bennie Wilson: Redd Foxx
Annie: Berlinda Tolbert
Jack Jenkins: Stan Shaw
Dominique La Rue: Jasmine Guy
Crying man: Arsenio Hall

: It Conquered the World

Science fiction starring
Peter Graves
Beverly Garland
Lee Van Cleef
An idealistic scientist makes contact with carrot-shaped visitors from Venus who then attempt to transform mankind into zombie-like slaves.
Director Roger Corman (1956. PG)
Black and white
See Films: pages 50-57
Followed by Weather


Director: Roger Corman
Paul Nelson: Peter Graves
Claire Anderson: Beverly Garland
Tom Anderson: Lee Van Cleef
Joan Nelson: Sally Fraser
Pete Shelton: Charles B Griffith
General Patrick: Russ Bender

: BBC News 24

BBCl joins the continuous-news station with bulletins on the hour.

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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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