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: Breakfast

Presented by Bill Turnbull and Sian Williams.


Presenter: Bill Turnbull
Presenter: Sian Williams

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews the newsmakers. Including 9.00 News, plus weather later.


Presenter: David Frost
Editor: Barney Jones

: Christmas Is Coming

In the third Advent service, the Rev David Day visits Huddersfield Christian Fellowship where he talks of the joy of celebrating the festive season with family and friends. Hymns include
Angels from the Realms of Glory and Your Love Lifts Me Up.
Director John Kirby ; Series producer
Norman Ivison


Director: John Kirby
Producer: Norman Ivison

: TV Mail

Nadia Sawalha and Ingrid Tarrant deliver a message to cheer up an unhappy woman.


Unknown: Nadia Sawalha

: Countryfile

Countryside issues, presented by John Craven.
Plus weather for the week ahead.


Presenter: John Craven

: On the Record

Topical interviews and political reports, with John Humphrys. Including 12.00 News.
[web address removed]


Presenter: John Humphrys

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
Cast Thursday/Friday

: The Blue Peter Book Awards

A celebration of the magic of books with a glittering show of entertainment and awards as the top five fact and fiction books of all time are revealed, as voted for by viewers. There's also a special performance from the West End musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and the coveted Book of the Year award.
With Konnie Huq, Simon Thomas, Matt Baker and Liz Barker.


Presenter: Konnie Huq
Presenter: Simon Thomas
Presenter: Matt Baker
Presenter: Liz Barker

: The Life of Mammals

Chisellers. David Attenborough shares his interest in rodents. Shown last Wednesday


Unknown: David Attenborough

: Points of View

The forum for viewers to express opinions on BBC programmes. With Terry Wogan. CONTACT: write to Points of View, BBC Television, Birmingham. B5 7QQ; phone/ fax [number removed]; email pov@bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk/pov


Unknown: Terry Wogan.

: Lifeline

Cilia Black appeals on behalf of WellBeing, which seeks to ensure better gynaecological and obstetric health for women and their babies.
Rptd Wed 1pm on BBC2 DONATIONS: WellBeing, [address removed] or telephone [number removed] www.wellbeing.org.uk

: BBC News


: Songs of Praise

Pop producer Pete Waterman auditions schoolchildren for a concert of Christmas carols in Coventry Cathedral. Highlights include 0 Come All Ye Faithful, Hark the Herald Angels Sing,
Silent Night, The Coventry Carol and a new version of In the Bleak Midwinter.


Producer: Pete Waterman

: Bootleg

Defying the government ban, Smudger and Huntley start to make their own chocolate and are surprised by the consequent response they receive from their friends.
Written by Alex Shearer and Paul Smith ; Producer Ewan Burnett
Director Ian Giimour www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc


Written By: Alex Shearer
Written By: Paul Smith
Producer: Ewan Burnett
Director: Ian Giimour
Huntley: Steven Geller
Smudger: Anthony Hammer
MrsBubby: Gemma Jones
Mr Blades: Martin Jarvis
Ron Moore: Greg Saunders
Tricia Moore: Ros Hammond
Carol Hunter: Rhondda Findleton
Darius Crowe: Ian Bliss
Martin Burrows: David Roberts
Frankie Crawley: Damien Bodie

: Antiques Roadshow

A pair of animal bronzes by John Skeaping and an olive wood desk from Jerusalem stand out from the crowd when Michael Aspel
and the team visit Uppingham School in Rutland.
There's also a collection of gemstones acquired from a monk in exchange for a tin of corned beef, a kimono worn by George Formby , and another four clips on offer in the archive choice. Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis
Repeated with sign language on Wednesday at 2.30am BBCi: special interactive features are available to digital satellite viewers
BBC HOMES AND ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: 12.95. New issue on sale 13 December


Unknown: John Skeaping
Unknown: Michael Aspel
Unknown: George Formby
Producer: Michele Burgess
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: Animal Hospital

A labrador named Eros is unable to walk and is rushed into the hospital for tests, and David Grant supervises student nurse Nicky Gaut as she treats an injured lurcher. Meanwhile Inspector Dave Fox escorts two owls to prison. Confused? Presenter Rolf Harris reveals all. With Jamie Darling.
Executive producer Clare Sillery; Series producer Tony Moulsdale Next programme is on Tuesday at 7pm


Unknown: David Grant
Unknown: Nicky Gaut
Unknown: Dave Fox
Presenter: Rolf Harris
Unknown: Jamie Darling.
Producer: Tony Moulsdale

: The Royal Variety Performance

From the Apollo in London's Hammersmith, the annual entertainment extravaganza in the presence of the Prince of Wales and a host of international celebrities in aid of the Entertainment Artists Benevolent Fund. Will Young and Liberty X both sing their favourite James Bond themes, Kylie Minogue performs a medley of her hits, Shania Twain sings You're Still the One and I'm Gonna Getcha Good, and Enrique Iglesias duets with a surprise star guest on his former number one Hero. Dead Ringers stars Jan Ravens and Jon Culshaw mimic a couple of familiar faces, the casts of West End shows Bombay Dreams, Contact and Our House perform musical extracts, plus appearances from Jimmy Carr, Omid Djalili, Diana Krall, Natalie Cole, Lee Mack, Men in Coats, Bob Monkhouse, Lionel Richie, Stomp, Elaine Stritch and Paul Zerdin. Continues at 10.15pm.
Producer Kevin Bishop ; Stage director Kim Gavin
Videoplus code for 8.00-11.05pm (non-PDC)
Danny Kelly's royal rubbishing: page 14


Unknown: James Bond
Unknown: Shania Twain
Unknown: Enrique Iglesias
Unknown: Jan Ravens
Unknown: Jon Culshaw
Unknown: Jimmy Carr
Unknown: Omid Djalili
Unknown: Diana Krall
Unknown: Natalie Cole
Unknown: Lee MacK
Unknown: Bob Monkhouse
Unknown: Lionel Richie
Unknown: Elaine Stritch
Unknown: Paul Zerdin.
Producer: Kevin Bishop
Director: Kim Gavin
Unknown: Danny Kelly

: BBC News

With Darren Jordon. Weather with Sarah Wilmshurst.


Unknown: Darren Jordon.
Unknown: Sarah Wilmshurst.

: The Royal Variety Performance

In a tribute to the "King", Elvis Presley songs are given a fresh lick of paint by Gareth Gates , Ronan Keating and Anastacia in a rock 'n' roll finale to the show.


Unknown: Elvis Presley
Unknown: Gareth Gates
Unknown: Ronan Keating

: Rob Roy

Historical adventure. Scotland in the early 18th century: Robert MacGregor 'sjob of protecting the livestock of the Marquis of Montrose not only puts his principles to the test, but also his family in danger when a large loan secured for a cattle deal is stolen. Widescreen. Review page 50.
Director Michael Caton-Jones 11995.15)
Followed by Weathervlew IW)


Unknown: Robert MacGregor
Director: Michael Caton-Jones
Robert MacGregor: Liam Neeson
MaryofComar: Jessica Lange
Marquis of Montrose: John Hurt
Archie Cunningham: Tim Roth
McDonald: Eric Stoltz
Argyll: Andrew Keir
Killearn: Brian Cox
Alasdair: Brian McCardie

: The Sky at Night

Patrick Moore discusses the cosmos with Astronomer Royal Sir Martin Rees.
Shown yesterday at 11.30am on BBC2


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Sir Martin Rees.

: BBC News 24

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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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