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: Breakfast

With Dermot Murnaghan and Natasha Kaplinsky.


Unknown: Dermot Murnaghan
Unknown: Natasha Kaplinsky.

: Missing

3/5. Over two years ago,
Patricia Duncan vanished, leaving a half-finished mug of tea on her home table. Where is she now?


Unknown: Patricia Duncan

: City Hospital

Real-life medical drama. Followed by News; Weather

: Trading Up

A tiny terrace in Birmingham is struggling to fetch a big price.
Will a makeover help?

: Car Booty

Twenty-something Tara hopes to fund a girly pampering session by selling unwanted items.

Followed by News; Weather

: Bargain Hunt

It's s show time as two teams of 'hespians compete in London's vibrant theatreland.

: BBC News; Weather

Regional News; Weather

: Neighbours

Time runs out for Connor.
Repeated at 5.35pm (AD)

: Doctors

The Last Laugh. Can
George Persuade a military man's son to face up to his responsibilities?
Writer Andrew Cornish


Unknown: George Persuade
Unknown: Andrew Cornish
Dr Mac McGuire: Christopher Timothy
Dr Helen Thompson: Corrinne Wicks
Dr Benjamin Kwarme: Arlyon Bakare
Dr Georqina Woodson: Stirling Gallacher
Dr Greg Robinson: Ben Jones
Faith Walker: Eva Fontaine
Julia McGuire: Diane Keen
Sarah Finch: Andrea Green
Ronnie Woodson: Sean Gleeson

: Murder, She Wrote

A Christmas Secret. A suspected indiscretion threatens a young couple's happiness.

: CBBC: Bodger & Badger

Who can make the most mess with mashed potato?


Writer: Andy Cunningham

: CBBC: The Fairly Odd Parents

Timmy tires of parental rules.

: CBBC: Ace Lightning

The evil Master Programmer's identity is out.

: CBBC: The Stables

1/10. A makeover for Newcastle's Funky Fools horse-riding club.

: CBBC: Newsround

: Neighbours

Shown at 1.40pm (AD)

: BBC News

With George Alagiah and Sophie Raworth. Including a weather summary.


Unknown: George Alagiah
Unknown: Sophie Raworth.

: Regional news magazine

Followed by Weather with Darren Bett.


Unknown: Darren Bett.

: Wildlife on One

Beavers - the Master Builders? Man and beaver are two of the planet's most skilled and industrious engineers - both divert rivers, fell trees and build log cabins. But only one really deserves the title "master builder". David Attenborough narrates.
Producer Jonathan Keeling ; Series editor Sara Ford (AD)


Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: Jonathan Keeling
Editor: Sara Ford

: Trauma

The Royal London Hospital's air ambulance attends to a car-crash victim with a mystery head injury.
Series producer Alison Gregory ; Exec producer Camilla Lewis


Producer: Alison Gregory
Producer: Camilla Lewis


8/8. Tonight's kitchen-sink drama centres on Odile, who's quit France to settle in Leeds. Her ex-partner's enthusiastic yet woefully inept DIY has left her sans cuisine - for six months the frazzied single mum has been microwaving meals in her lounge and washing dishes in her bathroom. Cue Nick Knowles and his trusty power tools. A new series will air this summer. Series producer Moniza Uddin ; Executive producer Jane Lomas
Need the team's help? Write to DIY SOS, [address removed]


Unknown: Nick Knowles
Producer: Moniza Uddin
Producer: Jane Lomas

: Heatwave

It's summer 2006, and what began as a pleasant sunny spell has developed into a meteorological nightmare. For two weeks, Britain has been in the grip of record high temperatures - transport is in chaos, tinder-dry conditions have sparked fierce countryside fires and thousands are dying in the blistering heat. This dramatised documentary tells the sobering story of a natural disaster that has its precedent in Europe's deadly heatwave of 2003, as witnessed by ordinary people and public servants battling to contain a crisis.
Bernard Hill narrates. Writer/Director Nicholas White


Unknown: Bernard Hill
Director: Nicholas White

: BBC News

With Huw Edwards. Regional News
Followed by Weather with Darren Bett.


Unknown: Huw Edwards.
Unknown: Darren Bett.

: The National Lottery - Midweek Draws

Lotto, Lotto Extra and Thunderball draws.

: Imagine ... a Short History of Tall Buildings

1/3. For better or worse, high-rise structures have transformed the world's cities, with skyscrapers a particularly potent symbol of a booming economy. Alan Yentob discovers how advances in technology in the early 20th century - combined with rivalry, wealth, power and ego - fuelled spectacular construction projects in New York and Chicago, including the Art Deco Chrysler Building, the Chicago Tribune tower competition and the iconic Empire State Building.

Followed by National Lottery Update


Presenter: Alan Yentob
Producer: Roger Parsons
Executive Producer: Alan Yentob

: Without a Clue

Unusual comedy mystery starring Michael Caine and Ben Kingsley, and featuring Peter Cook - a twist on Conan Doyle's original detectives, with Dr Watson as the master sleuth and Sherlock Holmes as his inept sidekick. When a Treasury printing plate is stolen, the oddball duo set out to foil the felons. Review page 56.
(1988, PG)
Followed by Weatherview


Director: Thorn Eberhardt
[Actor]: Michael Caine
Dr Watson: Ben Kingsley
[Actor]: Peter Cook

: Sign Zone

Signed programmes.
Journey of Life 1/5. Seas of Life. How evolution began in the oceans four million years ago. (SL)
2.30 Smart Spenders 5/6. A retired couple. (SL)
3.00 Amazon Abyss 1/5. What fearsome creatures lurk in the world's greatest river system? (SL)

: 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.

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