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: News

: Westminster

A roundup of yesterday's parliamentary business.

: Daytime on Two

9.00 Teaching Today

9.30 Mathscope

9.45 Quinze Minutes
French for beginners.

10.00 You and Me

10.15 Job Bank

10.35 Who - Me?

11.00 Landmarks: 1: Moving house
A new series about people on the move.

11.20 Technology and Design

11.40 Mathsphere
How do we measure our chances?

12.05 Diez Temas

12.25 Update Europe

12.50 Teaching Today

1.20 Charlie Chalk

1.40 Music Time

2.00 News and Weather
followed by You and Me

: Antiques Roadshow

Join the experts on this week's programme which comes from Malta.

: News Weather followed by

Westminster Live
Prime Minister's questions and other parliamentary highlights. Presented by Vivian White. Commentary by Brian Curtois.


Presented By: Vivian White.
Commentary By: Brian Curtois.

: Catchword

Quiz hosted by Paul Coia.


Unknown: Paul Coia.

: Fighting Talk

Aids is a medical condition, not a moral issue, protests Sue
Winter-Hall. She has Aids, is married to a churchman and leads Frontliners, an active Aids charity. She talks to Sheena McDonald about her campaign and challenges many of the stereotypes people have about the disease.


Unknown: Sheena McDonald

: Film 91 with Barry Norman

Barry Norman reviews Avalon and the film that marks the American feature debut of Gerard Depardieu - Green Card


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Gerard Depardieu

: Holiday 91

Including India and Wales.

: Tarzan's Three Challenges

Jock Mahoney
Tarzan escorts the new ruler of an Oriental land.
Director Robert Day 0 FILMS: page 32


Unknown: Jock Mahoney
Director: Robert Day
Tarzan: Jock Mahoney
Khan/Tarim: Woody Strode
Cho San: Tsu Kobayashi

: First Sight

Cambridge Blues
Antonia Higgs reports on the recession's impact on Cambridge. During the 1980s, this rapidly expanding community produced a booming economic climate. Now the region has the fastest-growing unemployment rate and a 50 per cent rise in company failures. What are the real effects of this reversal?
Producer Michael Kavanagh
Executive producer Peter Lowe
0 REGIONAL PROGRAMME: for details of variations see panel left.


Unknown: Antonia Higgs
Producer: Michael Kavanagh
Producer: Peter Lowe

: City Lights

Comedy by Bob Black. Starring Gerard Kelly
The New Leaf! Willie turns over a brand new leaf - and emerges the same old nut!
Director/Producer Ron Bain
Executive producer Colin Gilbert


Comedy By: Bob Black.
Unknown: Gerard Kelly
Producer: Ron Bain
Producer: Colin Gilbert
Willie: Gerard Kelly
Chancer: Andy Gray
Mum: Jan Wilson
Brian: Jonathan Watson
Mr McLelland: David Anderson
Fiona: Ann Bryson
Tam: Iain McColl
Irene: Elaine C Smith
Kirsty Wark: Herself

: Top Gear

From the Retromobile classic car show in Paris. Tony Mason visits
Chamonix, near Mont Blanc, a new venue for motor racing - on ice. And Radio Times columnist Chris Goffey road tests the new Nissan Sunny.
Presented by William Woollard. Producer Jon Bentley Editor Tom Ross
● COMPETITION: win a car on page 14. ● PICTURE STORY: page 65


Unknown: Chris Goffey
Presented By: William Woollard.
Producer: Jon Bentley
Editor: Tom Ross

: Red Dwarf IV: Justice

Space comedy written by Rob Grant and Doug Naylor
Starring Chris Barrie, Craig Charles

Innate natural justice does not exist, except in Justice World, where the consequences of a crime are inflicted on its perpetrator.
The innocent have nothing to fear, but Rimmer is in trouble.
Special guest: Nicholas Ball

A Grant/Naylor production for BBCtv
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Rob Grant
Writer: Doug Naylor
Director: Ed Bye
Rimmer: Chris Barrie
Lister: Craig Charles
Cat: Danny John-Jules
Holly: Hattie Hayridge
Kryten: Robert Llewellyn
Justice Computer Voice: James Smillie
Simulant: Nicholas Ball

: 40 Minutes

Children of the Fire
Five young Russian survivors of the Soviet Union's worst rail disaster arrive in Manchester for medical treatment. Badly burned in the explosion in 1989, they hope plastic surgeon
Stewart Watson can help. Bewildered, without a word of English, they face major surgery and the unfamiliar west.
Immediately they're the centre of attention, with a press conference on their first day in hospital and an invitation to Downing Street before they leave. Producer Deborah Perkin Editor Caroline Pick
(Postponed from 17 January) 0 PICTURE STORY: page 65 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Stewart Watson
Producer: Deborah Perkin
Editor: Caroline Pick

: Bicycle

Invention. The evolution of the modern cycle, from the doodle discovered among Leonardo da Vinci 's manuscripts to the English safety bike which 'set the fashion to the world' in 1885. And a parade through the bicycles of the 19th century. Producer David Taylor


Unknown: Leonardo Da Vinci
Producer: David Taylor

: Newsnight

With Peter Snow.


Presenter: Peter Snow

: The Late Show

The arts and media show.

: Weatherview

: Weekend Outlook

A preview of OU programmes.

: Open University

A Bigger Europe for the Smaller Business

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.

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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

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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