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: Past and Present Preserved

The Zuiderzee Museum recalls the days of shipping and fishing on the former Zuider Zee in the Netherlands.


Unknown: Zuider Zee

: A Summer Journey: the Kennet and Avon Canal

Into the Avon Valley. Angela Rippon arrives at Bradford-on-Avon where, once a year, canal boats take part in a colourful annual parade. (Tomorrow: The River Avon)


Unknown: Avon Valley.
Unknown: Angela Rippon

: Daytime on Two: Play It Safe!

Note: repeats are not indicated.
More children die on the roads than from any other kind of accident. Presented by Anneka Rice. (Teletext)


Presenter: Anneka Rice

: Global Environment

Global warming and the possible consequences for the planet.

: Let's See: Go 4,5

Conservation. Billy discovers that he is responsible for his own rubbish.

: You and Me

Series for infants. Dibs helps Spike to do something new.

: Mathscope

The team brings a new dimension to its work.

: Over the Moon

Birthdays mean presents, parties and games.

: Ghostwriter

The team cracks the mystery.

: Daytime on Two: Thunderbirds

An old favourite in French. (Stereo)

: Q and A

Your views on schools television. (stereo)

: Landmarks

Explorers and Encounters
Second episode of a two-part drama. After his first voyage to the "Indies", Columbus returns to Spain a hero. (Stereo;

: Lernexpress

Freizeit. Hamburg's teenagers talk about what they like doing most in their free time.

: History File

The Roman Empire. How were the British affected by the Roman invasion? (stereo;

: The Geography Programme

Rob Curling examines open-cast mining. (Stereo;

: Lifeschool

Careers. Craig Charles suggests that young people should take time to discover who they are. (Stereo)


Unknown: Craig Charles

: Business Matters

The Cheque Is in the Post. The crisis at Canary Wharf has sent shockwaves through the City of London. But many small companies in the construction industry now fear for their survival because they cannot collect payment for the work they have done. (Teletext)
A Jane Walmsley production for BBCtv


Unknown: Jane Walmsley

: Pigeon Street

Clara finds that Bob's pigeons are the only way of sending an important message.

: The Family Ness

Cartoon adventures.

: Music Time

The Beat. Clicks, taps and claps make up rhythm patterns. (Stereo;

: News and Weather

Followed by You and Me

: Golf

Coverage of the Alfred Dunhill Cup from St Andrews. England , Scotland, Australia and the USA are among the 16 countries competing in the new style round-robin competition, hoping for a place in the semi-finals on Sunday. Commentary by Peter Alliss , Bruce Critchley , Alex Hay , Dave Marr. Clive Clark and Mike Hughesdon.
Introduced by Steve Rider. Executive producer John Shrewsbury ● SPORT: page 22
Including at
3.00pm News and Weather
3.50pm News and Weather and Regional News; Weather
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: St Andrews. England
Commentary By: Peter Alliss
Commentary By: Bruce Critchley
Commentary By: Alex Hay
Commentary By: Dave Marr.
Commentary By: Clive Clark
Commentary By: Mike Hughesdon.
Introduced By: Steve Rider.

: From the Edge

Reports on the arts, political and news scenes from disabled reporters who live "on the edge" of able-bodied society. With sign language interpretation.

: Food and Drink Special

A Cook's Tour of Central Europe Another chance to join Antonio Carluccio on his travels.


Unknown: Antonio Carluccio

: The Million Pound Note

Mark Twain 's classic story starring Gregory Peck
A penniless American is given a £1 million note which he must keep intact for a month as a bet. With Jane Griffiths , Ronald Squire , Wilfrid Hyde White , Joyce Grenfell , Reginald Beckwith, Hartley Power, Brian Oulton , Wilbur Evans and Maurice Denham.
Director Ronald Neame • FILMS: pages 59-68


Unknown: Mark Twain
Unknown: Gregory Peck
Unknown: Jane Griffiths
Unknown: Ronald Squire
Unknown: Wilfrid Hyde White
Unknown: Joyce Grenfell
Unknown: Reginald Beckwith
Unknown: Brian Oulton
Unknown: Wilbur Evans
Unknown: Maurice Denham.
Director: Ronald Neame

: First Sight

In the Unlikely Event....
A year from now, thousands of passengers could be travelling with their cars through the newly-opened Channel Tunnel. Has the right balance been struck between commercial interests and the safety of the travelling public?
Michael Delahaye reports. Producer Tony Chapman
Executive producer Peter Lowe ● REGIONAL PROGRAMME


Unknown: Michael Delahaye
Producer: Tony Chapman
Producer: Peter Lowe

: A Cook's Tour of France: Brittany

Series celebrating modern French cuisine, with cookery writer Mireille Johnston. A haunting, mysterious region with strong Celtic traditions reflected in the food.
The interior, Argoat, is represented by crepes and a buttery Breton cake, while the rugged coast, Armor, specialises in fabulous fish and seafood.
ProducerClare Brigstocke
* STEREO: TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p888 0 BBC BOOK: Mireille Johnston 's French Cookery Course, £8.99 paperback. £14.95 hardback, from booksellers. * FOOD: page 18


Unknown: Mireille Johnston

: Top Gear

Rover's new coupe version of the 800 has all the extras, but is it worth its £30,000 price tag? Jeremy Clarkson finds out.
And Chris Goffey goes motor racing in a VW Beetle. Producer Jon Bentley
Executive producer Dennis Adams ● STEREO
0 INFORMATION: phone 0[number removed]for this week's test dnve details and 089 1 -[number removed]for secondhand car information. Calls cost 36p per minute cheap rate. 48p at all othertimes.


Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Unknown: Chris Goffey
Producer: Jon Bentley
Producer: Dennis Adams

: Bottom

Anarchic black comedy series starring and written by Adrian Edmondson and Rik Mayall.
Burglary. Another quiet night in Hammersmith, apart from the burglars, the police, the roof coming down, the poisoning and the mouse traps. Director/Producer Ed Bye


Written By: Adrian Edmondson
Written By: Rik Mayall.

: Present Imperfect

Films chronicling a year in the life of individuals in 90s Britain.
Don't 't Mess with God. Video-walls, pop promos and prayer are the weapons used by Steve and Dennis, evangelists battling for God. Travelling the country with their marquee, their evangelical movement targets kids, but to what end and at what cost?
Producer Peter Gordon
Executive producer Paul Watson • STEREO


Producer: Peter Gordon
Producer: Paul Watson

: Party Political Broadcast

By the Conservative Party.

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Presenter: Jeremy Paxman

: The Late Show

The arts and media magazine.
Followed by
Late Show Music Special Jools Holland takes over the studio with vocal support from kdlang, and more. Producer Mark Cooper ● STEREO


Unknown: Jools Holland
Producer: Mark Cooper

: Weatherview

: BBC Select

RCN Nursing Update: a chance to record units 15 and 16 on "Heart Disease" and" Pressure Sores
Recorders should be set for Friday.

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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.

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