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: Westminster

The latest parliamentary debates and issues.

: Daytime on 2

9.00 France Francais: Bertrand
Family and friends make Betrand's 15th birthday a special occasion.

9.15 Teaching Today: Science Challenge

9.45 Watch: Journeys - A Day's Outing
A steam train journey in Wales and a look around Victoria Station.

10.00 Look and Read: Sky Hunter - For Sale

10.20 Around Scotland

10.40 Into Music: Lost and Found (Stereo)

11.00 Diez Temas: La Familia

11.15 English Express: Who-Me? - Growing Up

11.35 TV6: Painter of Light in Paris

12.00 English File: The Application Form

12.30 Scene: Other People's Families

1.00 Short Circuit: Frozen to Death? (Stereo)

1.20 Greenclaws

1.35 Bunyip

1.40 English Time: Nothing Personal

2.00 News and Weather
followed by Words and Pictures: Princess Gorilla and a New Kind of Water

: Sport on Friday

With Helen Rollason.
Ice Skating
Full coverage of this afternoon's original programme in the ladies'
European Figure Skating from Lausanne. Britain's Joanne Conway will be looking for a medal, as will the defending champion Surya Bonaly from France. Plus highlights of the decisive free programme in the men's championship.
Commentary by Alan Weeks and Christopher Dean.
Trevor Brooking picks out his winners from the weekend's
FA Cup fourth round ties. Producer Sharon Lence
Editor Philip Bernie
(European Figure Skating continues at
Including at
3.00pm News; Weather
3.50pm News; Weather and Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Helen Rollason.
Unknown: Joanne Conway
Unknown: Surya Bonaly
Commentary By: Alan Weeks
Commentary By: Christopher Dean.
Unknown: Trevor Brooking
Producer: Sharon Lence
Editor: Philip Bernie

: Catchword

Word game with Paul Coia. ● STEREO


Unknown: Paul Coia.

: Behind the Headlines

Shyama Perera looks at the world of show business and the media.


Unknown: Shyama Perera

: The Clothes Show


: Thunderbirds

The Man from MI5. Lady
Penelope investigates the theft of some nuclear plans.

: Doctor Who

The Time Meddler
Last in a four-part classic sci-fi tale from 1965, written by Dennis Spooner. Starring William Hartnell
Peter Purves
Checkmate. The extent of the time meddler's plans are revealed. Producer Venty Lambert
Director Douglas Camfield


Written By: Dennis Spooner.
Unknown: William Hartnell
Unknown: Peter Purves
Producer: Venty Lambert
Director: Douglas Camfield

: 100%

Fast-moving magazine programme for teenagers. This week: the problem of suicide, the third most common cause of death among teenagers. Comic duo Trevor and Simon introduce the Jazz Beatniks. Series producer Roy Milani • STEREO


Producer: Roy Milani

: Wind on the Willows

A true tale of the riverbank, narrated by Alan Bennett. Including readings from
Kenneth Grahame 's Wind in the Willows and a look at the latest debate over land and water management on the Somerset Levels and Moors.
Producer Sarah Pitt


Unknown: Alan Bennett.
Unknown: Kenneth Grahame
Producer: Sarah Pitt

: Old Garden, New Gardener

Third of six programmes on gardening problems.
Today: how to transform a neglected border. With Geoff Hamilton and Gay Search. Producer Mark Kershaw
Executive producer Tony Laryea
A Catalyst Television production for BBCtv ● STEREO


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Producer: Mark Kershaw
Producer: Tony Laryea

: Victoria Wood-as Seen on TV

A re-run of Victoria Wood 's first comedy series from 1985. Withjulie Walters , Celia Imrie , Duncan Prestron , Susie Blake , and guest Patricia Routledge. Director/Producer Geoff Posner


Unknown: Victoria Wood
Unknown: Withjulie Walters
Unknown: Celia Imrie
Unknown: Duncan Prestron
Unknown: Susie Blake
Unknown: Patricia Routledge.
Producer: Geoff Posner

: Arena

Billy, How Did You Do It? Second of threein-depth conversations with the film director and writer Billy Wilder. He recalls his memories of the great
Hollywood stars - "Mae West walked out of the door all white gold and feathers. She looked like a locomotive." He talks about working with silent film star Gloria Swanson on Sunset
Boulevard, , the tensions of working with Humphrey Bogart and the consummate artistry of Gary Cooper. (Part 3 will be shown tomorrow)


Unknown: Billy Wilder.
Unknown: Gloria Swanson
Unknown: Humphrey Bogart
Unknown: Gary Cooper.

: Newsnight

With Peter Snow.

: What the Papers Say

With freelance John Diamond. A Granada production for BBCtv


Unknown: John Diamond.

: Scrutiny

Ian MacWhirter follows the parliamentary committees. Producer Jenny Davies Editor Liz Holden


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

: Weatherview

: Sunset Boulevard

Continuing the Billy Wilder season.
Starring William Holden Gloria Swanson
A young, disillusioned writer strays into the strange fantasy world of a faded movie queen.
With Cecil B DeMille , H B Warner, Ray Evans and Jay Livingston.
(B/w. "Ace in the Hole" is on tomorrow) 0 BARRY NORMAN : page 26


Unknown: Billy Wilder
Unknown: William Holden
Unknown: Gloria Swanson
Unknown: Cecil B Demille
Unknown: Ray Evans
Unknown: Jay Livingston.
Unknown: Barry Norman
Joe Gillis: William Holden
Norma Desmond: Gloria Swanson
Max VonMayerling: Erich von Stroheim
Betty Schaefer: Nancy Olson
Sheldrake: Fred Clark
Morino: Lloyd Gough
ArtieGreen: Jack Webb

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.

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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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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