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: Breakfast

Presented by Susanna Reid and Charlie Stayt.
Highlights of Breakfast available at www.bbc.co.uk/breakfast


Presented By: Susanna Reid
Presented By: Charlie Stayt.

: Heir Hunters

The team attempt to find surviving relatives of a man who left £175,000.

: Escape to the Country

A couple seek a property in the Vale of Glamorgan. Followed by News; Weather

: Homes under theHammer

Exploring an investment opportunity in Essex and a three-bedroom house in Chiselhurst, Kent. (Revised rpt)

: Cash in the Attic

A woman planning to move to a bungalow tries to reduce the clutter in her life.

: BBC News; Weather

Regional News; Weather

: Olympics 2008: Opening Ceremony

At 8pm (local time) on the eighth day of the eighth month 2008 the Beijing bird's nest-like stadium opens to welcome athletes and spectators from all corners of the globe for the opening ceremony of the 29th Olympiad.
Eight is a lucky number in China and the authorities will be hoping for a bit of luck as the rest of the world assesses how well their preparations have gone as they host the biggest sporting party on the planet. The Chinese have promised a fantastic spectacle, largely seen as their launch on to the global scene. Sue Barker, Huw Edwards, Hazel Irvine and Carrie Grace are on hand to commentate on all the fun. Highlights are at 7pm.
Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel.
Let the Games begin: page 14
The Inside Story: page
[web address removed]


Commentator: Sue Barker
Commentator: Huw Edwards
Commentator: Hazel Irvine
Commentator: Carrie Grace
Executive Editor: Dave Gordon

: Flog It!

Paul Martin and the team are in Cambridge.


Unknown: Paul Martin

: Weakest Link

Dog-eat-dog quiz. (Rxs)

: BBC News


: Olympics 2008: Games Today

Gabby Logan presents all of the highlights from the Opening Ceremony of the 29th Olympiad from Beijing, and previews which sports and athletes look set to take leading roles in the dramas that will unfold over the coming weeks.
Producer Richard Carr ; Editor Alastair Mcintyre Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel Let the Games begin: page 14; The Inside Story: page www.radiotimes.com/olympics
Followed by News Update


Unknown: Gabby Logan
Producer: Richard Carr
Editor: Alastair McIntyre

: EastEnders

Bianca and family bring chaos back to Pat's house. Writer Julie Wassmer Cast on Monday/Thursday
Omnibus next Sunday Repeated at 10pm on BBC3


Writer: Julie Wassmer


Nick Knowles is piped aboard a river barge in Surrey that its owner, Steve, wants to renovate.
Series producer Simon Knight ; Exec producer Tom Archer


Unknown: Nick Knowles
Producer: Simon Knight
Producer: Tom Archer

: Would I Lie to You?

5/8. Presenter Angus Deayton , captains Lee Mack and David Mitchell and panellists Hugh Dennis , Olivia Colman , Peter Serafinowicz and Eamonn Holmes try to lead each other up the garden path. Director Barbara Wiltshire; Series producer Derek McLean
Repeated next Monday on BBC2


Presenter: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Lee MacK
Unknown: David Mitchell
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Olivia Colman
Unknown: Peter Serafinowicz
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Producer: Derek McLean

: The Armstrong & Miller Show

2/7. Divorced Dad and his son bond over a cup of tea and the conversation turns to why Granny died. Director Dominic Brigstocke ; Producer Caroline Norris


Director: Dominic Brigstocke
Producer: Caroline Norris

: BBC News

With Fiona Bruce. Regional News
Then Weather with Philip Avery.


Unknown: Fiona Bruce.
Unknown: Philip Avery.

: Comedy Connections

4/8. The stories behind the comedy drama anthology Ripping Yarns, the parody of Boys' Own adventure fiction, that was created by Monty Python 's Michael Palin and Terry Jones. Director Maria Stewart ; Series producer Paul Gallagher
Repeated tomorrow on BBC2


Unknown: Monty Python
Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: Terry Jones.
Director: Maria Stewart
Producer: Paul Gallagher

: The Jackal

Violent action thriller starring Bruce Willis , Richard Gere and Sidney Poitier. An FBI team must track down a ruthless assassin. Film of the Day: p45. Director Michael Caton Jones (1997,18) Andrew Collins : page 37
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Bruce Willis
Unknown: Richard Gere
Unknown: Sidney Poitier.
Director: Michael Caton Jones
Director: Andrew Collins

: Sign Zone

Signed. Repeats are not indicated.
Rogue Restaurants 1/6. Hygiene practices.

: Olympics 2008

Rishi Persad is in Beijing with coverage of the first day of competition as the starting gun is fired for the badminton, beach volleyball and equestrianism events at 2.00. Tracey Hallam and Andrew Smith are Britain's big hopes in the badminton singles. In Hong Kong, Clare Balding keeps an eye on one of Great Britain's biggest medal chances, the three-day eventing. William Fox-Pitt , Mary King , Sharon Hunt , Daisy Dick and Tina Cook make up the GB team. And at 3.50 the wheels start turning for the cyclists in the men's road race which takes place on a roller-coasting 239km from the Forbidden City to the Great Wall. Producer Phil Sibson ; Editor Michael Cole
Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
Digital viewers can press red for live round-the-clock coverage and highlights of all the action at the Beijing Olympics


Unknown: Rishi Persad
Unknown: Tracey Hallam
Unknown: Andrew Smith
Unknown: William Fox-Pitt
Unknown: Mary King
Unknown: Sharon Hunt
Unknown: Daisy Dick
Unknown: Tina Cook
Producer: Phil Sibson
Editor: Michael Cole

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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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