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: Moto GP

Live coverage from Phillip Island of the Australian Grand Prix.
(Repeated at 4pm on BBC2)
(Digital viewers can watch live coverage of the 125cc and 250cc races 2.45-
5.15am, rptd 7.00am-12 noon (not Freeview))
(Watch again over the next seven days, after 10.45am, at [web address removed])

: Match of the Day

Shown yesterday at 10.30pm

: Breakfast

Presented by Susanna Reid and Noel Thompson.


Presenter: Susanna Reid
Presenter: Noel Thompson

: The Andrew Marr Show

Interviews and the newspapers. Includes News at 9.00.

: Great North Run

Get set! And they're off! The world's biggest half marathon, which starts in Newcastle and ends in South Shields, gets under way. Now in its 28th year more than 50,000 are expected to take part, including charity runners hoping to raise more than £10 million for good causes. Sue Barker hosts, commentators are Steve Cram and Brendan Foster. Highlights on BBC2 at 5pm.
Digital satellite and cable viewers press red for highlights 6pm-10am tomorrow
Followed by Weather for the Week Ahead


Unknown: Steve Cram
Unknown: Brendan Foster.

: The Politics Show

Jon Sopel and the team's political analysis. Including
News at 1.30, and at 2.00 in-depth local stories.


Unknown: Jon Sopel

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
Cast on Thursday/Friday

: Merlin

3/13. Someone has poisoned Camelot's water supply.
See yesterday's choice. For cast see Saturday
Shown yesterday at 6pm RT DIRECT: DVD (out 24/11/08) for only £16.99 plus free p&p. Call 0844
9799 (landline calls charged at standard rate) or visit www.bbcshop.com and enter code RTD269 at checkout Photo gallery: www.radiotimes.com/merlin

: Songs of Praise

Aled Jones catches up with the successful finalists of the school choirs competition.
Music includes When I Survey the Wondrous Cross and Simple Gifts.


Unknown: Aled Jones

: BBC News

Regional News; Weather

: Big Cat Live

New series The first in a nightly series of live broadcasts from Kenya's Masai Mara game reserve. Cameras will focus on lions, cheetahs, leopards and a cast of wild supporting characters. Presented by Kate Silverton , Simon King , Jonathan Scott and Jackson Looseyia Continues tomorrow at 730pm. Live streaming at www.bbc.co.uk/bigcat Behind the scenes: page 10


Presented By: Kate Silverton
Presented By: Simon King
Presented By: Jonathan Scott

: Antiques Roadshow

Previously unscreened finds from recent shows including a collection of valuable modern paintings. Producer Michele Burgess ; Series editor Simon Shaw Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel


Producer: Michele Burgess
Editor: Simon Shaw

: Strictly Come Dancing

The two lowest-scoring male celebrities dance-off. Series producer Clodagh O'Donoghue
Executive producer Sam Donnelly Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two is weekdays 6.30pm on BBC2


Producer: Clodagh O'Donoghue
Producer: Sam Donnelly

: Tess of the D'Urbervilles

4/4. Angel has gone, leaving Tess to scrape a living. Alec D'Urberville is determined to make her his.
Dramatised by David Nicholls ; Producer David Snodin ; Director David Blair Rptd next week; Signed repeat on Wed, 2.20am Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel RT DIRECT: pre-order Tess of the DVrbervilles on DVD (out 27/10/08) for just E17.99 plus free p&p. Call [number removed]
(landline calls charged at standard rate) or visit www.bbcshop. com and enter code RTD267 at the checkout
Any episode, after it has first been broadcast, is available for the duration of the entire series at www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer


Unknown: Alec D'Urberville
Dramatised By: David Nicholls
Producer: David Snodin
Director: David Blair Rptd
Tess Durbeyfield: Gemma Arterton
Alec D'Urberville: Hans Matheson
Angel Clare: Eddie Redmayne
Joan Durbeyfield: Ruth Jones
Groby: Christopher Fairbank
Izzy Huett: Jodie Whittaker
Marion: Rebekah Staton
Mr Clare: Kenneth Cranham
John Durbeyfield: Ian Puleston-Davies
Liza-Lu Durbeyfield: Jo Woodcock
Mercy Chant: Jeany Spark
Mrs Clare: Jessica Turner
Parson Tringham: Donald Sumpter
Mrs Brooks: Sarah Badel
Cuthbert Clare: Steven Robertson
Felix Clare: Hugh Skinner
Mary: Emma Stansfield
Kate: Christine Bottomley
Postman: Steven Elliott

: BBC News

With Mishal Husain.
Followed by Weather with Peter Gibbs.


Unknown: Mishal Husain.
Unknown: Peter Gibbs.

: The Story of the Guitar

New series 1/3. In the Beginning. How did the guitar become the world's favourite instrument? Alan Yentob begins this personal journey with the rise of the acoustic guitar and features Bert Weedon , Pete Townshend , Bill Bailey and John Williams. Producer Roger Parsons ; Executive producer Janet Lee
Repeated on Friday at 11pm on BBC4
Any episode, after it has first been broadcast, is available for the duration of the entire series at www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer
Stuart Maconie on the guitar: p30; The Inside Story: p58


Unknown: Alan Yentob
Unknown: Bert Weedon
Unknown: Pete Townshend
Unknown: Bill Bailey
Unknown: John Williams.
Producer: Roger Parsons
Producer: Janet Lee
Unknown: Stuart MacOnie

: Kate & Leopold

Whimsical romantic fantasy comedy starring Meg Ryan and Hugh Jackman. A man is transported from the 19th century to the modern day, where he finds love. Review page 40.
Director James Mangold (2002, 12)


Unknown: Meg Ryan
Unknown: Hugh Jackman.
Director: James Mangold

: The Sky at Night

Autumn Sky. Patrick Moore hosts an autumn equinox party in his garden.
Rptd next Sat. BBC2 Extended rpt Mon 7.30pm, BBC4 Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Patrick Moore

: Sign Zone

Signed. Repeats are not indicated.
Amazon with Bruce Parry 3/6. The former marine pays another visit to the Matis people.
2.35 Holby City The staff separate the twins.
3.35 The Dark Side of Fame with Piers Morgan Jason
Donovan recalls his high-profile downfall.
4.20 The Planners Are Corning A sit-in protest.


Unknown: Bruce Parry
Unknown: Piers Morgan Jason

: BBC News

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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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