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: News

: Red Sails and ShoalWaters

Memories of the Vigilant, the 83-year-old Thames Spritsail barge.
Written and produced by Brian Fawcett (R)


Produced By: Brian Fawcett

: Daytime on Two: Zig Zag: The Arabs - 1: Islam

Some Daytime on Two programmes are aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the very young.
The Arabs. 1: Islam(R)

: Watch

North American Indians
1: Teepees

: Storytime

The Hungry Giant (R)

: Stop and Think: Beyond Today

New series. A number of sequences designed to be used by young people in collective acts of worship, including 'Video-Psalm 22' with Commander James B Irwin of the Apollo 15 space mission, some illustrated words from Dr Martin Luther King and the first in a series of The Gospel According to Melv.


Speaker: James B Irwin
Producer: John Forrest

: Mathsphere -Year A

New series. A Need for Data followed by For Good Measure.

: Storytime: Footprints

The King decides to give the Queen a surprise birthday present. With Jaye Griffiths. (R)


Presenter: Jaye Griffiths.

: Music Time

A Space Journey

: Job Bank

New series. Computer Consultant and Primary School Teacher.

: Sports-Science

Fully Fit (R)

: Art Work

Seeing and Believing (R)

: History File: The World Since 1945

A personal interpretation of aspects of the Cold War.


Presented By: Chris Andrew.
Written and Produced by: Elizabeth Cleaver
Series Producer: Jill Sheppard

: Daytime on Two: Greenclaws

An adventure with Nick Mercer and Stella Goodier.


Greenclaws: Nick Mercer
Iris: Stella Goodier.

: News

Weather followed by Storytime Footprints (R)

: Songs of Praise

From Armagh.

: Behind the Screen

Fiona Adam meets actor
Ian McShane filming on location for the new series of Lovejoy on Sunday at 8.05pm on BBC1. Producer Catherine Elliott-Kemp


Unknown: Fiona Adam
Unknown: Ian McShane
Producer: Catherine Elliott-Kemp

: News

Weather followed by Darts
Embassy World Professional Darts Championship.
Tony Gubba introduces highlights from the Lakeside Country Club.


Introduces: Tony Gubba

: Catchword

Paul Coia hosts the word game. Director Justin C Adams Producer Leslie Mitchell


Unknown: Paul Coia
Director: Justin C Adams
Producer: Leslie Mitchell

: Behind theHeadlines

Today Jane Corbin hosts a lively debate on a topical issue of the week.
Editor Charles Miller


Unknown: Jane Corbin
Editor: Charles Miller

: Tarzan's MagicFountain

Starring Lex Barker Brenda Joyce
Tarzan penetrates a hidden jungle valley in search of a long-lost woman aviator, only to discover a fountain of youth.
Director Lee Sholem
0 FILMS: pages 27-32


Unknown: Lex Barker
Unknown: Brenda Joyce
Director: Lee Sholem
Tarzan: Lex Barker
Jane: Brenda Joyce
Trask: Albert Dekker
Gloria: Evelyn Ankers
Dodd: Charles Drake
Jessup: Alan Napier

: DEFIIFirst Bite

Terry Gilliam , director and animator of Monty Python 's Flying Circus fame, presents the six winning films in the First Bite 1990/91 Student Animation Competition. Director Sebastian Scott Producer Jenny Barrett
An Initial production for BBCtv 0 PICTURE STORY: page 69


Unknown: Terry Gilliam
Unknown: Monty Python
Director: Sebastian Scott
Producer: Jenny Barrett

: Cricket: Third Test

Australia v England
Richie Benaud introduces highlights of the fourth day's play in Sydney.

: Black Britain

First of six programmes.
Mother Country. Thousands of black families have built their lives in the land that they were taught to regard as the mother country. Four families help to trace this personal history of black Britain.
Producer Faith Isiakpere
(Part 2 tomorrow at 7.40pm)

: Horizon

Sudden Death
Every year, sudden death kills over 100,000
Britons. In the US, that figure is a quarter of a million. Many of the victims have some history of coronary heart disease, but it's not the classic heart attack that kills but a rapid onset of fatal electrical activity in the heart. Horizon follows a bizarre trail to pick up clues to the nature of sudden death.
Written and produced by Jeremy Taylor Editor Jana Bennett
* TRANSCRIPT: send a cheque for £2.00, payable to BSS. to [address removed]. • HEALTH: page 14


Produced By: Jeremy Taylor
Editor: Jana Bennett

: Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit: 3

The conclusion of Jeanette Winterson's film.
Jess realises that to be free she must separate from the church, her home town and her mother. (R)
(For cast see Saturday at 9.05pm)


Author: Jeanette Winterson

: Bird Detectives

Egg thieves, bird smugglers, illegal dealers in endangered species: they are the quarry of the investigation officers of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, known in the trade as the Bird
Detectives. The programme spent a year watching them at work. Narrated by Jack Pizzey. Producer David Harrington 0 NATURE: page 12


Unknown: Jack Pizzey.
Producer: David Harrington

: Newsnight

Presented by Jeremy Paxman.


Presenter: Jeremy Paxman
Editor: Tim Gardam

: Darts

Highlights introduced by Tony Gubba , with commentary by Sid Waddell and Tony Green.


Introduced By: Tony Gubba
Commentary By: Sid Waddell
Commentary By: Tony Green.

: Weatherview

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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.

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