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: Open University

6.30 Maths: Modelling. Stocks
6 55 Science: DNA The Thread of Life

: Glorious Goodwood and Cricket Fourth Test

Glorious Goodwood
2.30 The Darnley Stakes (Handicap. Hm)
3 o The Lanson Champagne Stakes (7f)
3 30 Goodwood Cup (2m 5f)
Twelve months ago Gildoran followed up his Gold Cup success with a runaway win in this event. Now he aims for a notable 'double double'.
4.10 King George Stakes (5f) Introduced by JULIAN WILSON Commentators
The Cornhill Insurance Test Series
England v Australia from Old Trafford Further coverage
Racing TV presentation BOB DUNCAN


Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Jimmy Undley
Unknown: John Hanmer
Reporter: Jonathan Powell
Unknown: Bob Duncan

: The Invaders

starring Roy Thinnes as David Vincent The Miracle
A young girl witnesses the fiery death of an alien at the foot of a shrine and believes she has seen a 'vision'. The crystal he was carrying becomes an object of worship to her, but in reality it is something far more deadly.
Written by ROBERT COLUNS Directed by ROBERT DAY


Unknown: Roy Thinnes
Unknown: David Vincent
Written By: Robert Coluns
Directed By: Robert Day
Ferguson: Ed Asner
BetH: Barbara Hershey

: Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko: The Physical Check-Up

The 20-mile hike is imminent and Bilko uses the old 'Flange Foot' ploy, but when Colonel Hall excuses him without argument Bilko suspects the Army wants to get him discharged....


Producer: Nat Hiken
Director: Al de Caprio
Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: The People's Schools

Five programmes on the history of mass education in England and Wales. 4: Equality
The movement towards comprehensive secondary education has been the great organisational change of the post-war period. This programme traces its development and its beginnings in the Isle of Anglesey.
Narrated by Alan Dobie Written and produced by ROGER OWEN


Unknown: Alan Dobie
Produced By: Roger Owen

: Robert Wilson on the Civil Warpath

Second of two programmes
When director Robert Wilson was asked to devise a stage piece to reflect the spirit of the Olympics, he decided on a truly global concept - an epic spectacle on the theme of civil war that would be created simultaneously in six countries. Each segment of work would be staged in its originating country before going on to form part of a complete 12-hour performance in Los Angeles. The artistic, logistical and financial problems of the undertaking were immense - Wilson was to be found jetting between cities, directing through interpreters, dealing with financial crises and trying to keep his original conception intact.
Arena followed Wilson throughout this immense enterprise and presents a rare insight into the mind and working methods of one of the most influential personalities in comtemporary theatre. Producers
Executive producer ALAN YENTOB


Director: Robert Wilson
Unknown: Nigel Finch.
Producer: Alan Yentob

: Sing Country

Jerry Lee Lewis Special from the Silk Cut Festival
David Allan introduces the legendary 'Great Balls of Fire'-raiser
Jerry Lee Lewis , whose uncompromising piano and vocal style delighted his many fans at the Wembley Arena. Sound


Unknown: Jerry Lee Lewis
Introduces: David Allan
Unknown: Jerry Lee Lewis
Unknown: Wembley Arena.
Unknown: John Caulfield.
Unknown: John Wiggins
Designer: John Stout
Producer: Dave Perrottet

: Alec Clifton-Taylor's English Towns

11: Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire
This small town, only seven miles from Bath, is best known for its medieval tithe barn, 'one of the most spectacular in England', and the tiny Saxon church -'of historic more than artistic interest.' For
Alec Clifton-Taylor the appeal is more in the town's exciting hilly site, and the lovely pale yellow limestone from which was built a fine array of houses for the clothiers of the once-flourishing wool trade. Titles BOB ENGLISH
... a travelogue by someone who really knows his onions.... (SPECTATOR) .. .jump in a car and go there immediately.... (DAILY TELEGRAPH)
Books: Six English Towns £7.25: Six More English Towns £10.95;
Another Six English Towns £12.95 from booksellers


Unknown: Alec Clifton-Taylor
Producer: Denis Moriarty

: Summer Season A Still Small Shout

'I always wanted to be what you brought me up to be, what you called a grain of sand in the eye of the world. I wanted to be it so I could feel terror; the terror you feel on a big dipper; the terror you feel when you are starting an affair.'
Sound supervisor CHICK ANTHONY Lighting director SAM BARCLAY Designer PETER BLACKER


Unknown: David Cregan
Unknown: Chick Anthony
Director: Sam Barclay
Designer: Peter Blacker
Produced By: Rosemary Hill
Director: Mike Vardy
Thompson: Richard Vernon
Alan Hardacre: John Duttine
Lift girl: Joanna McCallum
Eleanor: Carol Royle
Conrad Hawker: Nicholas Gecks
Merton: Nicholas Day
Kania: Terence Bayler
Prodescu: Granville Saxton
Todescu: Milos Kirek

: Newsnight

John Tusa , Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick with Jenni Murray and Ian Smith present the reports and interviews that matter with the analysis that counts.


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Ian Smith

: Weatherview

: Cricket Fourth Test

The Comhill Insurance Test Series
England v Australia from Old Trafford
RICHIE BENAUD introduces highlights of the first day's play.
Executive producer NICK HUNTER
12.10 am Weekend Outlook helps you plan your weekend by previewing daytime programmes of special interest from the Open
University on Saturday and Sunday.


Introduces: Richie Benaud
Producer: Nick Hunter

: Open University

12.15 Education: Measures of Success The school report used to be written by the teacher, but now some students are doing their own assessment.
12.40 Mechanics: Work, Energy, Power
A look at mechanical energy storage, with some unconventional applications, such as flywheels in buses and in satellites.

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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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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