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: Westminster

Parliamentary update.

: Yesterday at Wimbledon

The key moments from yesterday's play.

: Tarzan's Peril

Lex Barker
Virginia Huston
Radijek, a desperate criminal, has escaped from the Mombasa jail. His sworn aim is to murder Tarzan and his mate, Jane.
Director Byron Haskin 0 FILMS: pages 41-48


Unknown: Lex Barker
Unknown: Virginia Huston
Director: Byron Haskin
Tarzan: Lex Barker
Jane: Virginia Huston
Radijek: George MacReady
Trask: Douglas Fowley
Andreas: Glenn Anders
Melmendi: Dorothy Dandridge
Bulam: Frederick O'Neal

: After Hours

The entertainment magazine show from America.

: Impressions

The Old Rectory. A look at an old house crammed with treasures and bric-a-brac from past centuries.

: Melvin and Maureen's Music-a-Grams

A 13-part musical series. 2:
Maureen's toes won't twinkle - but Melvin's danced off his feet.
With Matthew Devitt ,
Sophie Aldred and Catherine Terry. • STEREO


Unknown: Matthew Devitt
Unknown: Sophie Aldred
Unknown: Catherine Terry.

: Wimbledon

Live from the All England Club. • STEREO
Including at
2.00pm News; Weather

: News; Weather

Followed by Westminster Live

: Wimbledon

For the ladies, today is quarter-finals day, and the chance, perhaps, of an upset to match Jennifer Capriati 's victory over
Martina Navratilova at the same stage last year. Commentators John Barrett , Mark Cox , Virginia Wade and Ann Jones. • STEREO


Unknown: Jennifer Capriati
Unknown: Martina Navratilova
Commentators: John Barrett
Commentators: Mark Cox
Commentators: Virginia Wade
Commentators: Ann Jones.

: Black and White in Colour

Television, Memory, Race: 1968-92. Part 2 of Isaac
Julien's documentary history of black people in British television begins in the late 60s. From that period of turbulent race relations, which spawned controversial comedies like
Till Death Us Do Partand Love
Thy Neighbour, through to present-day drama and magazine programmes, this film traces and questions the progress made by black people on British television. Including interviews with Linton Kwesi
Johnson, Hanif Kureishi ,
Norman Beaton and Lenny Henry , and extracts from programmes of the time such as Mind Your Language, Roots, The Fostersand Empire Road. Narrated by Stuart Hall.


Unknown: Linton Kwesi
Unknown: Hanif Kureishi
Unknown: Norman Beaton
Unknown: Lenny Henry
Unknown: Stuart Hall.

: Quantum Leap

Last in the current series.
Offbeat US time-travel drama.
Starring Scott Bakula
81/2 Months. 15 November
1955: Having leapt into the body of 16-year-old Billie Jean of Claremore, Oklahoma, Sam finds himself in labour.


Unknown: Scott Bakula
Unknown: Billie Jean
Sam Beckell: Scott Bakula
Al: Dean Stockwell
Billie Jean: Priscilla Weems
Dottie: Una Schwab
Bob: James Whitmorejr

: Town Hall

A fly-on-the-wall documentary series that chronicles a dramatic period in the history of the Labour-controlled
London Borough of Lewisham. People Power. Working women with children have occupied the central library in a desperate effort to meet the council leader Steve Bullock. The borough's housing shortage is spotlighted when a pregnant homeless woman refuses the offer of a newly redecorated one-bedroomedflat because she discovers the previous tenant died there. With 17,000 people on the waiting list and only 3,000 properties a year to let, it may be her only chance of being rehoused.
Meanwhile the council moves slowly towards crisis as members fail to make the necessary cuts to the cherished education service.
Producers Malcolm Hirst and Charles Stewart
A Partners in Production film for BBCtv • TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Leader: Steve Bullock.
Producers: Malcolm Hirst
Producers: Charles Stewart

: Newsnight

With Francine Stock.


Unknown: Francine Stock.

: The Colony: Black and White in Colour

A 1964 documentary about working-class Afro-Caribbeans living in Birmingham in the early 60s. Philip Donnellan's film focuses on a railwayman from St Kitts, a bus conductor from Jamaica, a family of singers from Trinidad and a nurse from Barbados.


Director: Philip Donnellan

: Weathervlew

: Open University

Donegal: Economy and Culture. Poverty and lack of work led to decades of emigration from the west of Ireland, but the exodus has been stemmed with the introduction of new industries.

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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.

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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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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