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: Westminster

An update on the latest parliamentary debates and issues.

: Daytime on 2

9.00 Quinze Minutes: Les Sports
French for beginners.

9.15 Teaching Today: Secondary Technology

9.45 Watch: Food - Why Food?
Children are invited to become scientists and investigate what we eat.

10.00 Look and Read: Through the Dragon's Eye - Jenny's Scarf
Amanda has rescued Boris's magic rucksack from the Widgets.

10.20 Around Scotland: Clearances - Clash
Conflict comes to the Highlands as crofters are cleared out of their homes.

10.40 Into Music: The Sea
The children work on electronic keyboards. (Stereo)

11.00 Let's See: Animal Rights - Skin Deep
Why do leopards have spots and tigers stripes?

11.15 English Express: Flare Up

11.35 TV6: Tears from My Soul: Mozambique
First of three programmes about young people living in hot spots in the developing world. Today: Mozambique

12.00 English File: Language and Power - Trying to Connect You

12.30 Scene: Rose's Tree

1.00 Standard Grade English: Telling a Story - Ghost stories

1.20 The Brollys: Sunny Spells

1.35 Jimbo and the Jet Set

1.40 English Time: Writing - Journalism

2.00 News and Weather
followed by Words and Pictures: The Three Bears

: Sport on Friday

With Helen Rollason.
The women's semi-finals of the Volkswagen National
Championships from the Telford Racquet Centre.
Commentary by Dan Maskell and Virginia Wade.
England (Canada
From the National Indoor
Arena, Birmingham.
England, ranked fourth in the world, take on Canada, ranked sixth, as a prelude to their three match test series against the very powerful West Indies team next week.
Commentary by Hazel Irvine and Sue Campbell. Producer Mark Wilkin Editor Philip Bernie
Including at
3.00pm News; Weather
3.50pm News; Weather and Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Helen Rollason.
Commentary By: Dan Maskell
Commentary By: Hazel Irvine
Commentary By: Sue Campbell.
Producer: Mark Wilkin
Editor: Philip Bernie

: Top Gear

: Thunderbirds

Vault of Death. A bank clerk is trapped in a new vault.

: The Tale of the Pregnant Male

In seahorses, it's the male that gives birth. Narrated by David Attenborough.
Producer Neil Nightingale


Unknown: David Attenborough.

: Bilko: TThe Colonel's Second Honeymoon

Starring Phil Silvers

Bilko takes the same holiday as Colonel Hall.


Bilko: Phil Silvers

: What the Papers Say

With Peter McKay of the London Evening Standard. A Granada production for BBCtv


Unknown: Peter McKay

: Public Eye

Youth Crime - Targettingthe Tearaways ?
Juvenile crime -joy riding, burglary, vandalism - seems to be spiralling out of control. Martin Bashir reports from both sides of the Atlantic on controversial evidence that the young offenders of tomorrow can be identified and targetted for special help before they leave primary school.
Presented by Peter Taylor. Producer Dippy Chaudhary Editor Nigel Chapman


Unknown: Targettingthe Tearaways
Unknown: Martin Bashir
Presented By: Peter Taylor.
Editor: Nigel Chapman

: Dream Gardens

A series ofsix film essays about inspirational gardens.
5: The Garden in Mind. A surreal garden is designed especially for the programme.
And Liz Rigbey searches for the thinking garden.
Director/Producer Andrew Gosling Executive producer Tony Laryea
A Catalyst Television production for BBCtv 0 GARDENING: page 21


Unknown: Liz Rigbey
Producer: Andrew Gosling
Producer: Tony Laryea

: Clochemerle

Vintage comedy starring
Roy Dotrice , Wendy Hiller 5: The Painful Infliction of Nicholas the Beadle. The priest's sermon decrying the urinal is rudely interrupted.
Adapted by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson Producer Michael Mills


Unknown: Roy Dotrice
Unknown: Wendy Hiller
Adapted By: Ray Galton
Adapted By: Alan Simpson
Producer: Michael Mills

: The Power and the Glory

5: TheAristocrats. The 20s and early 30s saw the expansion of grand-prix racing and the introduction of technical advances like supercharging and the first single-seaters.
The designers produced some of the classic cars of all time -
Bentley, Bugatti, Alfa Romeo. Producer John Bird
Executive producer Ivan Rendall A John Gau production for BBCtv * STEREO


Unknown: Alfa Romeo.
Producer: Ivan Rendall
Unknown: John Gau

: Have I Got News for You

Hosted by Angus Deayton, with team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton, and guests Clare Short, MP, and Nick Hancock.

A Hat Trick production for BBCtv


Presenter: Angus Deayton
Team captain: Ian Hislop
Team captain: Paul Merton
Panellist: Clare Short
Panellist: Nick Hancock
Producer: Harry Thompson

: Newsnight

With Sue Cameron.


Presenter: Sue Cameron

: Scrutiny

Ian MacWhirter follows the work of the Select Committees. Producer Jenny Davies Editor Liz Holden


Unknown: Ian MacWhirter
Producer: Jenny Davies
Editor: Liz Holden

: Mystery Train

More late-night 50s shockers.
11.50pm* The Night Stalker - the Vampire
A creature is terrifying Los Angeles and Kolchak follows the trail of bloodless bodies.
Director Don Weis
12.40am* The Invisible Hands
Whom will the invisible hands strike next?
The Cool and the Crazy
A hard-hitting expose of the world of teenage dope addicts.
Director William Witney
• FILMS: pages 45.52


Director: Don Weis
Director: William Witney

: *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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