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: Westminster

Parliamentary update.

: Daytime on Two Quinze Minutes

Note: repeats are not indicated.
Young people in Rouen talk about their holidays.

: A Vous la France!

Series of French for beginners, presented by Carolle Rousseau and Patrick Simpson-Jones .
0 TRANSCRIPTS: send cheque or PO for £ 1.50. payable to [address removed]


Presented By: Carolle Rousseau
Presented By: Patrick Simpson-Jones

: Experiment!

Experiments from Take Nobody's Word for It, with Professor Ian Fells and Carol Vorderman.


Unknown: Professor Ian Fells
Unknown: Carol Vorderman.

: Watch

Cogs and wheels. Presented by Fraser James. (Stereo)


Presented By: Fraser James.

: Look and Read

Badger Girl. Panic on the lake.

: Around Scotland

How people lived in 13th-century Scotland.

: Into Music

A Christmas calypso. (Stereo;

: Let's See: Go 4,5

The importance of sunlight.

: English Express

How children can get the best from relationships with adults.

: Artshow

The different ways artists tell stories through their pictures.

: English File

The language used by and about girls and women.

: Scene

Documentary about a school visit to the battlefields and cemeteries of 1914-18. (Stereo;

: Health Studies at 14+

Why we need to make informed choices about the food we eat.

: Tales of Aesop

Two "tails" from the village barn dance.

: Joshua Jones

Ravi is thrilled by the raft Josh has made for him - until
Wilton Cashmore steps aboard.


Unknown: Wilton Cashmore

: The Family Ness

The adventures of the monster family of Loch Ness.

: English Time

White Peak Farm (Part 4). The future seems uncertain. (Teletext)

: News and Weather

Followed by Words and Pictures (stereo)

: Sport on Friday

Introduced by Helen Rollason.
From Ascot.
2.40 Racecall Ascot Hurdle Race
(Grade 2. 2m 4f)
3.10 Hurst Park Novices'
Steeplechase (Grade 2.2m)
3.40 Lion Gate Handicap Hurdle Race (3m)
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and Richard Pitman.
From Granby Halls, Leicester. Last year's World Cup runners-up, New Zealand, face England in the third and final test. Commentary by Hazel Irvine and Sue Campbell.
A look back at an important week of World Cup qualifying matches for the home nations.
Rugby Union
A preview of tomorrow's international in Cardiff between Wales and world champions Australia. Producer Mark Wilkin
Editor Paul Armstrong
Including at
3.00pm News and Weather
3.50pm News and Weather and Regional News; Weather
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Introduced By: Helen Rollason.
Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Julian Wilson
Commentary By: Richard Pitman.
Commentary By: Hazel Irvine
Commentary By: Sue Campbell.
Producer: Mark Wilkin
Editor: Paul Armstrong

: Catchword

Word game hosted by Paul Coia. * STEREO


Unknown: Paul Coia.

: Behind the Headlines

Daily topical talk show.
Today, a look at the world of media and the arts, with Shyama Perera.


Unknown: Shyama Perera.

: Delia Smith's Christmas

A guide to cooking at
Christmas. Today, traditional Christmas pudding, chocolate chestnut log and sticky toffee puddings with pecan sauce. ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
: BBC BOOK: Delia Smith 's Christmas. price! 12.95. available from booksellers.


Unknown: Delia Smith

: Top Gear

Reports on two new diesel cars and the Lombard RAC Rally. * STEREO

: Stingray

Classic 1960s puppet series. Emergency Marineville
Missiles of unknown origin begin a deadly attack. * TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

: The Man from UNCLE

Spy drama from the 1960s.
The A driatic Express Affair The brain behind a cosmetic empire has perfected a nasty chemical. With Juliet Mills. ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

: Doctor Who: The Daemons

The first of a classic five-part story restored to colour and starring Jon Pertwee

Jo and the Doctor visit an archaeological dig near the village of Devil's End.
Feature: page 33


Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Christopher Barry
Doctor Who: Jon Pertwee
Jo Grant: Katy Manning
The Master: Roger Delgado

: What the Papers Say

With the Daily Mirror's Alastair Campbell.
A Granada production for BBCtv


Unknown: Alastair Campbell.

: Public Eye

Tug of Love
Every year more than 1,000 children are snatched from their homes and taken abroad in tug of love battles.
Niall Dickson follows the cases of distraught parents who claim that some EC countries are ignoring international conventions by refusing to return their children.
Producer Adrian Davies
Editor Peter Horrocks


Unknown: Niall Dickson
Producer: Adrian Davies
Editor: Peter Horrocks

: The Living Garden

Five programmes revealing exactly how gardens grow.
Starting Out. Many plants have biological blocks that the gardener cannot ignore. Geoff Hamilton explains what you need to know to understand the nature of plants. ProducerMick Rhodes
A Catalyst production for BBCtv


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Producermick Rhodes

: The Face of Tutankhamun

A series of five films
I following archaeologist Howard Carter 's quest for the richest treasure trove ever found.
The Great Adventure. Seventy years ago, with the discovery of the tomb of King Tutankhamun, the greatest archaeological story of all time began to unfold. Producer Derek Towers
Executive producer Roy Davies 0 FEATURE: page 38


Unknown: Howard Carter
Producer: Roy Davies

: Sister Wendy's Odyssey

I Despite living as a I hermit for over 20 years, Sister Wendy Beckett became a renowned - if unorthodox - art expert by using books and postcards. Her search for art treasures around Britain starts in Liverpool where she finds lust and love are eternal themes.
Producer Nicholas Rossiter
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 0 FEATURE: page 34


Unknown: Wendy Beckett
Producer: Nicholas Rossiter

: Have I Got News for You

With Ian Hislop , Paul Merton ,
Sandi Toksvig and Nick Hancock. Chaired by Angus Deayton. Producer Harry Thompson
A Hat Tnck production for BBCtv 0 STEREO


Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Unknown: Nick Hancock.
Unknown: Angus Deayton.
Producer: Harry Thompson

: Newsnight

With Sue Cameron.

: pmWeathervlew

: Breathless

Tonight's French Classic Cinema film is Jean-Luc Godard's stylish first feature starring Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg

Despite danger from the police, Michel's reckless attraction to an American girl holds him in Paris.
With English subtitles.
With Van Doude, Daniel Boulanger and Jean-Luc Godard himself.
Films: pages 48-56


Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Unknown: Jean-Paul Belmondo
Unknown: Jean Seberg
Unknown: Van Doude
Unknown: Daniel Boulanger
Unknown: Jean-Luc Godard

: Behind the Headlines

(Shown at 4.30pm)

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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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