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: Open University

Ferrara: Planning the Ideal City

: Golf: The Open

from Muirfield

: Fingermouse

A See-Saw programme with Jane Hardy and lain Lauchlan
Music-man finds that by playing the strings of a violin, a ball of string comes to life and leads Fingermouse a dance that lasts through the night.


Unknown: Jane Hardy
Music By: Richard Brown
Unknown: Joanne Cole
Designer: Richard Brackenbury
Producer: Michael Cole

: Golf: The Open

from Muirfield

: News and Weather followed by Project VisionQuest

The second of three programmes reporting on an adventurous scheme for dealing with America's teenage offenders. The Trail Blazers Narrated by Michael Dean
Can adventure training rehabilitate young criminals? Inspired by the British
'Outward Bound' movement, the American VisionQuest team now confront their unruly youngsters with a series of tough challenges in the wilderness on New
Mexico's Gila mountains.


Unknown: Michael Dean

: Hurricane's Wake

A budding snooker player shows his form. Camera KEN WARD


Director: Robin Anderson

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: 100 Great Sporting Moments

Empire Games Marathon, 1954
Jim Peters is remembered not for the many victories he achieved, but for this one sad failure. The race took place three decades before today's hordes of 'fun runners' start and mostly finish their marathons.
HARRY CARPENTER 'S interview with Peters was also recorded nearly two decades ago.


Unknown: Jim Peters
Unknown: Harry Carpenter

: Golf: The Open

from Muirfield
Every year the first day's play provides some shocks, and an unsung hero emerges with a good score.
HARRY CARPENTER has all the news of the first round.


Unknown: Harry Carpenter

: Eye to Eye: 2: The Crowning Glory

Six documentaries by black film-makers.
'We are black. Our lips are big. Our hair is nappy. And we are beautiful.'
The words of Stokeley Carmichael spoken at the dawn of the civil rights era. The second in a series of Ebony documentaries looks at the development of black hair fashions, from the European idea of beauty seen in the 'Tony Curtis' or 'Lauren Bacall', through Angela Davis' proud, defiant 'Afro', to today's 'Wet-look crazy' youth.
From Nat King Cole to Carl Lewis, Grace Jones and Rasta dreadlocks. The politics, myths, folklore and superstitions surrounding hair, The Crowning Glory.
An Ebony production


Producer: Yaba Badoe

: Poets in a Barren Age

As a prelude to the performance of A Child of our Time in this Friday's opening night of the Proms, BBC2 is repeating this highly-praised film from the series, One Pair of Eyes.
Sir Michael Tippett , Britain's most eminent composer, examines the changing relationship between the artist and society in the past and the present. Looking at contemporary life, with its mixture of humanity and violence, he suggests that we are living at a time in which there is an increasing hunger for the satisfaction of an inner world - a world to which the artist speaks. Producer MALCOLM BROWN Director MISCHA SCORER (R)
(Tomorrow, live on BBC2 at 7.30pm, First Night of the Proms)


Unknown: Sir Michael Tippett
Producer: Malcolm Brown
Director: Mischa Scorer

: The Travel Show

Presented by Paul Heiney
The weekly magazine with the latest news and information for everybody interested in going away this summer.
The Resort Report - Torremolinos.
Jackie Spreckley finds out what to see and do in the most popular resort on Spain's Costa del Sol.
Matthew Collins on Special Assignment to somewhere in Europe.
Weatherman John Kettley comments on the summer so far, and forecasts what's in store for the weekend.
And the sheer variety of Britain - viewers report on their own holidays.
Plus travel tips and the late availability bargains.
Studio director SUE LOCHEAD
Executive producer ALAN DOBSON BBC North West
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Presented By: Paul Heiney
Producer: Alan Dobson

: Loving Memory

Written and presented by Tony Harrison
1: Letters in the Rock
When the Streets lost their little son, Luke, they commemorated him in a very special way: they made a pottery teddy bear, and put their own poem on its tummy.
We were not there to see you die
To hold your hand or say goodbye
But we 71 remember our whole lives through
Those ten short months we spent with you
Poet Tony Harrison opens this four-part journey through memory and memorial in Blackpool, scene of his childhood holidays. Today he finds the holiday hotels taken over by the annual conference of Master Masons, demonstrating the latest high-tech tombstones. Most of us are unlikely to be commemorated.
Seventy per cent of people in the UK are cremated and the majority have no gravestone. But the need for memorial remains.
This film follows the story of five other families, including the Howards of Castle Howard, who, like the Streets, have found their own unique and sometimes extraordinary ways of remembering their loved ones.
Film camerman
Film editor PETER SIMPSON Producer PETER SYMES BBC Bristol
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Presented By: Tony Harrison
Unknown: Tony Harrison
Unknown: Steve Saunderson
Unknown: Trevor Gosling
Editor: Peter Simpson
Producer: Peter Symes

: Golf: The Open

from Muirfield
The 13th Open to be held at
Muirfield will be unlucky for some. HARRY CARPENTER introduces highlights of today's play.


Introduces: Harry Carpenter

: Newsnight

The last word on world events analysed by Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael Assignment editors
11.35 Weatherview
11.40 Weekend Outlook helps you plan your weekend by previewing daytime programmes of special interest from the Open
University on Saturday and Sunday. A BBC/Open University production


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Adam Raphael
Unknown: Nick Guthrie.
Unknown: Adrian Milne
Producers: Diana Morton
Unknown: Eamonn Matthews.
Unknown: Nigel Chapman
Editor: Philip Campbell

: Open University

Psychology: Similarities and Differences
When people negotiate, what determines their success?
Their own personality, or the situation at the time? Can a co-operative person really negotiate well?


Producer: Francis Sealy

About this project

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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