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: Westminster

Parliamentary update.

: Daytime on Two How to Make Your

Note: repeats are not indicated.
Own Video Report
How to make a video report for the Q and A series.

: Global Environment

Our Future World. A summary of the environmental hazards facing the planet.

: Let's See: Go 4,5

Light. The programme investigates various ways in which artificial light is used.

: You and Me

For infants.

: Mathscope

A playground is saved.

: Over the Moon

Mr Boom works hard at keeping his home neat and tidy.


Unknown: Mr Boom

: Japanese

Language and People
Introductory Tutor's Programme A foretaste of the series about
Japanese language and culture, to be repeated in February.

: Thunderbirds

An old favourite in French.

: Q and A

Your views on all aspects of schools television. (stereo)

: Landmarks

Tropical Rainforest. Looking at ways to save the forest. (Stereo)

: Lernexpress

While the rest of Europe basks in a heatwave, Sonja Zimmer visits cool St Peter Ording.


Unknown: Sonja Zimmer

: History File

The Roman Empire. How were the British affected by the Roman invasion? (Stereo)

: The Geography Programme

Oases in the Desert (Part 2)
Rob Curling reports from the south west of the USA. (Stereo)


Unknown: Rob Curling

: Lifeschool

Careers. A look at the changing role of trade unions.

: Business Matters

The Competitive Edge
Professor Michael Porter of the Harvard Business School is the world's most successful and highest paid academic. David Lomax looks at his work, his wealth and asks if academe and business are too close for comfort or independence. (Teletext)


Unknown: Professor Michael Porter
Unknown: David Lomax

: Pigeon Street

Animated cartoon. Hugo has to lose weight, so Dr Glossop advises him to take up jogging.

: Crystal Tipps and Alistair

Alistair has trouble keeping up with Crystal Tipps's rigorous keep fit routine.

: Music Time

A new musical version of the story of Cinderella. (Stereo)

: News and Weather

Followed by You and Me

: Advice Shop

Topical welfare rights magazine with news, views, information and advice on benefits, pensions, services and the law. With Helen Madden
and Andrew Miller.
0 SUPPORT MATERIAL: forfree "Claim It Pack" dial free on 0[number removed]. or telephone the free helpline on 0[number removed].


Unknown: Helen Madden
Unknown: Andrew Miller.

: News and Weather

● TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888
Followed by Westminster Live
Live coverage of the House of Commons, including Prime Minister's questions. With lain Macwhirter and John Cole.


Unknown: John Cole.

: News and Weather and Regional News; Weather

0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888

: Snooker

Royal Liver Assurance UK
Championship, from the Guild Hall, Preston. Further coverage of this afternoon's quarter finals, with the match from John Parrott 's section of the draw played to a finish. Introduced by David Vine.


Unknown: John Parrott
Introduced By: David Vine.

: From the Edge

News on the arts, politics and current affairs from disabled reporters. With subtitles and sign language interpretation. • TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

: Food and Drink

Real Irish stew, and the countdown to Christmas.

: The Flame and the Arrow

Burt Lancaster
Lombardy in the Middle Ages: the tyrant Ulrich takes prisoner the son of the heroic leader of a band of mountaineers.
Director Jacques Toumeur
0 FILMS: pages 51-60


Unknown: Burt Lancaster
Director: Jacques Toumeur
Dardo: Burt Lancaster
Anne: Virginia Mayo
Alessandro: Robert Douglas
Nonna Bartoli: Aline McMahon
Ulrich: Frank Allenby

: First Sight

Current affairs series giving in-depth reports on major regional news stories. Editor Mike Flood Page

: Southern Eye

Investigating the issues that matter to people in the south. With Sally Taylor. Series producer Peter Pitt Editor Andy Griffee


Unknown: Sally Taylor.
Producer: Peter Pitt
Editor: Andy Griffee

: The Essential History of Europe

Unusual insights into each of the 12 member states of the EC.
Spain. Youngjournalist Julia
Sevillano travels from the north to the south of Spain, showing how different the country is from its cliched images. Life has changed for the Spanish since Franco. But is the new
Spain really so new? Director John Trifmt
Executive producer Steve Hewlett ● STEREO


Director: John Trifmt
Producer: Steve Hewlett

: Top Gear

Tests for two high-powered four-wheel-drive saloons,
Ford's new Escort Cosworth and Vauxhall's Calibra turbo.
Plus a look behind the scenes of the Lombard RAC Rally. Producer Ken Pollock
Executive producer Dennis Adams ● STEREO
• INFORMATION: fordetails, see page 106


Producer: Ken Pollock
Producer: Dennis Adams

: Absolutely Fabulous

A comedy series set in the rarefied world of fashion PR, starring and written by Jennifer Saunders with Joanna Lumley.

Edina and Patsy go on an absolutely fabulous holiday to Provence. The language barrier is the least of their problems.
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)


Writer: Jennifer Saunders
Director: Bob Spiers
Producer: Jon Plowman
Edina: Jennifer Saunders
Patsy: Joanna Lumley
Saffron: Julia Sawalha
Bubble: Jane Horrocks
Mother: June Whitfield

: We Have Ways of Making You Think

Last in a series which reveals how propagandists make use of popular film and TV.
The Power of Soap. In Romania Ceausescu's greatest propaganda mistake was to stop showing
Dallas. In India a TV soap star was elected because she played a goddess and in South America people have won office on their screen image. This film reveals the potential political power of the television soap opera. Producer Laurence Rees
Executive producer Jeremy Bennett


Producer: Laurence Rees
Producer: Jeremy Bennett

: 10x10

Touching Humanity. Intense documentary about granite sculptor Ronald Rae.
Series producer Colin Rose


Unknown: Ronald Rae.
Producer: Colin Rose

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: The Late Show


: Later with Jools Holland

Guests include Simply Red. Director Janet Fraser-Crook
Producer Mark Cooper ● STEREO


Director: Janet Fraser-Crook
Producer: Mark Cooper

: Behind the Headlines

With Lord Archer and Tony Banks.


Unknown: Tony Banks.

: Weatherview

: BBC Select

RCN Nursing Update: caringfor people with learning disabilities and symptom control in cancertherapies.

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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.

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