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: Open University

Science: Into the Earth

: Daytime on Two

9.20 Let's Go - Series 3 Presented by BRIAN RIX
Let's 's Be Serious for a Moment (R)
9.35 Descubra Espana Vistas de provincia
Vida diaria; Frutos del campo; Tierra riojana (R)
9.52 Mathscore One Get Co-ordinated!
Transatlantic chess and a street map help ELAINE DONELLY and ROGER SLOMAN to show how grids can be labelled. (R)
10.15 Look and Read The Boy from Space by RICHARD CARPENTER
The Hunt for the Car (R)
10.38 Japan: The Crowded Islands
Back of Beyond
How the people in the remote village of Ishihama make the most of their unpromising surroundings. (R)
11.0 Watch
Then and Now: Shopping
11.17 Walrus
What's it Gonna Be? All for a Friend by GERRY HUXHAM (R)
11.39 Science Topics
Electromagnetic Spectrum
The range of radiations beyond the visible.
Series producer PETER BRATT (R)
12.0 Year of the French The Seaside Hoteliers
Dawn till midnight - a working day for the Laportes in their family hotel in La Rochelle. (R)
12.30 pm Deutsch direkt!
A series of 20 programmes for beginners in German
17: In Regensburg's Altstadt university students are now coming to live, monks brew their own Karmelitengeist, ana master stonemasons are restoring the facade of their great Gothic cathedral.
12.55 Pages from Ceefax
1.20 Rendez-vous: France A language resource series
2: Par les rues, par les champs - Poitiers
Au centre-ville; Au village; A la campagne. (R)
1.38 Let's See. The Sea A four-part programme 1: Out of the Sea
A trip out with the Arbroath fishermen gives Michael a chance to see what has to happen before he can get a tisti supper!
Presenter MICHAEL scott Director PETER LEGGE
Series editor MARIANNE BAIRD (R)
2.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Cosmo, Dibs and GARY WILMOT are sharing out the food for a picnic. Introducing the words 'in' and 'out' and watching a girl at her karate class. Film director
Studio director CLARE ELSTOW (R)
2 15 History 11-13: The Tudors The Beggars are Coming
Who looked after the poor? A beggar, a spinner and a farm labourer find different ways of survival during the hard times of 1601. In between their adventures, the programme explains the importance of the Tudor parish, and the way the poor laws were carried out.
2.40 Exploring Science Living in the Soil
The amazing variety of animal life in the upper layers of the soil. (R)


Presented By: Brian Rix
Unknown: Elaine Donelly
Unknown: Roger Sloman
Unknown: Richard Carpenter
Unknown: Gerry Huxham
Producer: Peter Bratt
Presented By: Hanni Vanhaiden
Director: Marion Alunson
Producer: Maddalena Fagandini
Director: Peter Legge
Editor: Marianne Baird
Editor: Gary Wilmot
Unknown: Keith Goodall
Presenter: Richard Burrows
Producer: Jill Sheppard
IAbourer: Spencer Banks
Beggar: Neil Conrich
j p: Patrick Godfrey
Constable: Alexander John
Spinner: Karen Scargill

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Fast Forward

The last of the series with Floella Benjamin Robert Harley Joanna Monro
Andrew Secombe and Nick Wilton
It is the year 2014, the Isle of Wight FC has won the World Cup, Boy George is Prime
Minister and Milton Keenze on the planet Zymatron is about to settle down to watch another re-run of his favourite programme, Fast Forward - you can watch it today!
Designer PAUL HAINES Production


Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Robert Harley
Unknown: Joanna Monro
Unknown: Andrew Secombe
Unknown: Nick Wilton
Unknown: Boy George
Unknown: Milton Keenze
Designer: Paul Haines
Unknown: David Crichton
Unknown: Trevor McCallum
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: No Limits

Have your Penzance pencils ready as Tony and Jenny quiz the locals and answer all your questions about the land to the south. Once again the world's fastest TV rock show boldly goes where few have gone before - in winter at least. Welcome to Penzance. Associate producer JONATHAN KING
Producer PETER HAMILTON BBC Manchester


Producer: Jonathan King
Producer: Peter Hamilton

: Joni Jones

A drama series in five parts based on the short stories by R. GERALLT JONES. Starring Richard Love , Iola Gregory The Half-Crown
Joni" desperately desires a real leather football he has seen in a shop window. His mother collects National Savings to help the war effort. One day she finds she is half-a-crown short.
Written by RUTH CARTER
(A Welsh programme with English subtitles originally shown on S4C) 0 BACK PAGES: 102


Stories By: R. Gerallt Jones.
Unknown: Richard Love
Unknown: Iola Gregory
Unknown: The Half-Crown
Written By: Ruth Carter
Directed By: Stephen Bayly
Joni Jones: Richard Love
Mrs Jones: Iola Gregory
Mrs Morris: Nesta Harris
Saer Coed: Die Hughes
Mrs Davies: Eirlys Hywel
Wil: Llewelyn Jones
PC Roberts: Glyn Foulkes
Mrs Evans: Valmai Jones

: Cartoon Two

Anna and Bella
Directed by BORG RING


Directed By: Borg Ring

: The Money Makers

Italy's Uncrowned King
Giovanni Agnelli , the most powerful private industrialist in Europe, produces everything from trains to tanks, from Ferraris to Fiats. In Turin, the base of his vast empire. Italy's 'uncrowned king' talks about his business philosophy, his playboy years, the firm's relationship with Libya and the future of cars in Europe.


Unknown: Giovanni Agnelli
Editor: Alex Richardson
Producer: Brian Davies

: Exploring Gardens

A film series in which Roy Lancaster explores gardens in the south of England throughout the seasons.
This week, a portrait of two new gardens during their first 12 months: 'The Drove' at Old Burlesdon, and Roy Lancaster 's own garden at Chandler's Ford in Hampshire.


Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: Roy Lancaster

: Food and Drink

Presented by Chris Kelly
Michael Barry , Jill Goolden Coloured Food - why do manufacturers put artificial colouring in food? And will it be removed now many consumers are growing hostile to it?
Brown Bread - do you know what you're getting when you buy brown bread? There's a law on its way to make sure you do.
Winter Salad - a crafty recipe that's cheap and delicious. Director JEREMY MILLS


Presented By: Chris Kelly
Presented By: Michael Barry
Presented By: Jill Goolden
Producer: Peter Bazalgette

: I, Claudius: 7: Reign of Terror

A serial in 12 parts based on the novels by Robert Graves
written by Jack Pulman
Livia has predicted to Claudius that Caligula will be the next Emperor. Tiberius has retired to Capri while Sejanus, his right-hand man, wields power in Rome.


Writer: Jack Pulman
Based on the novels by: Robert Graves
Producer: Martin Lisemore
Director: Herbert Wise
Claudius: Derek Jacobi
Apicata: Kate Lansbury
Antonia: Margaret Tyzack
Helen: Karin Foley
Livilla: Patricia Quinn
Tiberius: George Baker
Sejanus: Patrick Stewart
Thrasyllus: Kevin Stoney
Agrippina: Fiona Walker
Senator: Richard Aylen
Arria: Katherine Hughes
Junius: Alfonso Di Lieto
Slave: John Beardmore
Gallus: Charles Kay
Quaestor: Michael Segal
Drusus: Richard Hunter
Macro: John Rhys Davies
Guard: Kim Begley
Caligula: John Hurt
Slave: Peter Benedict
Aelia: Lian Aukin
Atticus: John Franklyn-Robbins
Captain: Richard Lindfield
Captain: Pat Gorman
Bystander: Jeremy Wallis

: Sir Joshua - Artist of the Portrait

'This man was hired to depress art' sneered WILLIAM BLAKE at the autocratic, establishment figure of SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS , first President of the Royal
Academy of Arts. No English artist enjoyed greater fame in his own lifetime than
Reynolds, but today perhaps he commands more respect than affection.
A massive exhibition at the Royal Academy provides a chance to look again at a great artist who put high theatre into his pictures of the nobility of his age, and yet could paint intimate masterpieces of children. courtesans and writers.
With Rodrigo Moynihan. Roger de Grey , PRA,
Nicholas Penny,
David Sylvester , Michael Kitson. the Duke of Marlborough and Timothy West as the voice of Joshua Reynolds Rostrum camera JOE WATERS
Sound recordist MICHAEL TURNER Film cameraman PAUL v. WHEELER Film editor F.nwARI) ROBERTS Director CHRISTOPHER MARTIN


Unknown: William Blake
Unknown: Sir Joshua Reynolds
Unknown: Rodrigo Moynihan.
Unknown: Roger de Grey
Unknown: David Sylvester
Unknown: Michael Kitson.
Unknown: Timothy West
Unknown: Michael Turner
Director: Christopher Martin

: Newsnight

John Tusa , Peter Snow Donald MacCormick and Olivia O'Leary present the stories and interviews behind the main stories of the day.
Ian Smith and Jenni Murray with a round-up of the news from home and abroad.


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Olivia O'Leary
Unknown: Ian Smith
Unknown: Jenni Murray

: Weatherview

: Open University

They'll not Stand with Nellie:
Keighley, an Educational Report
A portrait of a Yorkshire mill town - Keighley people talk about education past and present. 'Standing with Nellie' meant traditional on-the-job training, now largely gone - but what has replaced it? (R)

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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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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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