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: Breakfast

Presented by Susanna Reid and Charlie Stayt. Including
NewsWatch at 7.45.


Presented By: Susanna Reid
Presented By: Charlie Stayt.

: Saturday Kitchen

Chefs Sophie Grigson and Arthur Potts Dawson join James Martin to rustle up culinary treats. Guest Jerry Springer faces his personal food heaven or hell. BBC GOOD FOOD MAGAZINE: price £3.10


Unknown: Sophie Grigson
Unknown: Arthur Potts Dawson
Unknown: James Martin
Unknown: Jerry Springer

: Rachel's FavouriteFood at Home

Al fresco food including Sicilian pasta, blue cheese and pine nut salad, beef steak with spicy salsa, and a fruity tiramisu.

: News; Weather

: Football Focus

Jake Humphrey and guests mull over the first two Euro 2008 quarter-finals and preview this weekend's matches with the winners going through to Thursday's semi. Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
The Inside Story: page 56


Presenter: Jake Humphrey

: Tennis

Live coverage of the final of the International Women's Open at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, in which a top class field will have been hoping to hone their game in time for
Wimbledon (coverage of which starts on Monday at 12 noon on BBC2). Presented by Sue Barker.
Digital viewers can watch coverage
12 noon-3pm via the red button
Wimbledon towels offer: page


Presented By: Sue Barker

: Athletics

Live coverage of day one of this year's European championships from Annecy in France with the continent's top eight men's and women's teams taking part. Presented by Hazel Irvine with commentary and analysis by Steve Cram , Jonathan Edwards , Colin Jackson and Paul Dickinson.
Further coverage tomorrow at 4pm on BBC2.


Presented By: Hazel Irvine
Unknown: Steve Cram
Unknown: Jonathan Edwards
Unknown: Colin Jackson
Unknown: Paul Dickinson.

: BBC News

Regional News; Weather

: Weakest Link Special

Anne Robinson grills children's TV puppets, including Roland Rat, George and Zippy, and Nev the Bear.


Presenter: Anne Robinson

: Doctor Who: Turn Left

11/13; series four. Donna's entire world collapses.
Doctor Who Confidential follows on BBC3.
(Repeated tomorrow at 8pm on BBC3)
The Doctor's women: page 12; Subscribe to Radio Times and get a free Doctor Who DVD: see page 151 for details

Drama of the Week: Doctor Who 6.40pm BBC1
Catherine Tate had her doubters when she first took over the role of the companion - but her electrifying performance here should shut up the whingers once and for all. This is her episode. Yes, Rose (Billie Piper) returns as Donna's guide in another world, but Tate is the commanding presence.
Russell T Davies has brilliantly constructed a story centred on a very simple premise - what if she'd turned right at a crossroads when she was just ordinary, non-time-travelling Donna, and not left? What if she'd chosen the road that did not lead to the Doctor? Once the fateful decision is made, we're led through Davies's vision of a dystopian, Doctor-less world, as Donna struggles with loss and despair. And what's that on her back?
David Tennant takes a back seat and leaves the work to the ladies, but fear not, he re-appears when it matters the most. And the ending will give you goose bumps. Alison Graham TV editor The Doctor's women: page 12


Writer: Russell T. Davies
Producer: Susie Liggat
Director: Graeme Harper
The Doctor: David Tennant
Donna Noble: Catherine Tate
Rose Tyler: Billie Piper
Wilfred Mott: Bernard Cribbins
Sylvia Noble: Jacqueline King
Rocco Colasanto: Joseph Long
Capt Magambo: Noma Dumezweni
Mooky Kahari: Marcia Lecky
Veena Brady: Suzann McLean
Alice Coltrane: Natalie Walter
Jival Chowdry: Bhasker Patel
Morgenstern: Ben Righton
Spanish maid: Loraine Velez
Trinity Wells: Lachele Carl

: The Ruby in the Smoke

Another chance to see Billie Piper starring in this dramatisation of Philip Pullman 's first novel about Victorian heroine Sally Lockhart.
Dramatised by Adrian Hodges ; Producer Kate Bartlett
Director Brian Percival


Unknown: Billie Piper
Unknown: Philip Pullman
Unknown: Sally Lockhart.
Dramatised By: Adrian Hodges
Producer: Kate Bartlett
Director: Brian Percival

: Euro 2008 Match of the Day Live

Winner Group C v Runner-up Group D
The third Euro 2008 quarter-final from the St Jakob Park Stadium in Basle (kick-off 7.45).
Editor: Paul Armstrong ; Producer: Phil Bigwood Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
Press red for alternative commentary and rolling highlights, plus highlights of every game, tournament goals, and classic matches
The match will be available to watch again over the next seven days at www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer


Editor: Paul Armstrong
Producer: Phil Bigwood

: The Two Ronnies Sketchbook

2/6. With the garlic-breath party sketch.

: BBC News; Regional News; Weather

Followed by National Lottery Update

: BBC News; Regional News; Weather

Followed by National Lottery Update

: On the Ball - the Story of SportsCommentary

1/2. Adrian Chiles charts the fine art of commentary. More on Wednesday at 10.45pm.


Unknown: Adrian Chiles

: The Ring Two

Horror thriller sequel starring Naomi Watts as a mother fleeing a vengeful ghost. Review page 45. Director Hideo Nakata (2004, 15)


Unknown: Naomi Watts
Director: Hideo Nakata

: Euro 2008 Match of the Day

Highlights of tonight's quarter-final.

: FILM: The Ring Two

As 11pm above.

: Friday Night with Jonathan Ross

With Sienna
Miller and Joe Calzaghe. Shown yesterday Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: With Sienna
Unknown: Joe Calzaghe.

: Friday Night with Jonathan Ross

Followed by Weatherview

: BBC News

: BBC News

Watch again, up to seven days after programmes are broadcast, with BBC iPlayer at www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer

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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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