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: Westminster

Parliamentary update.

: Daytime on Two The Science Collection

Note: repeats are not indicated.
Skin Deep. Programme for advanced science students, looking at recent advances in medical physics.

: Let's See: Go 4,5

Staying Safe. Sally finds out how to avoid accidents.

: You and Me

Series for infants. What is it like to feel shy? Cosmo knows the answer.

: Square One

Place Value. Helen Lederer challenges you to place your numbers to win a prize.


Unknown: Helen Lederer

: Over the Moon

Mr Boom finds that a snowy winter day on earth gives children lots of fun.
10.30am Ghostwriter
To Catch a Creep (Part 1). Who is trying to stop Alex winning the school election?

: Thunderbirds

The Perils of Penelope(Part 1) An exciting story told in Hindi.

: Q and A

A chance to air your views on all aspects of schools television.

: Landmarks

Pakistan and Its People. First programme of a new unit.

: Lernexpress

Winter sports combined with learning German.

: History File

The First Industrial Nation ?
A look at changes in British society between 1750-1851.

: The Geography Programme

Images of the Earth. New programmes about making sense of maps.

: Lifeschool

Stand Up for Your Rights. Young women compete for equal opportunities.

: How Do You Manage?

We're all managers, whether running a home, looking after children, self-employed or running a business. GUIDE: for self-help guide to UK management courses, send cheque for
£2.50, payable to BBC Education, to [address removed]

: The Adventures of Spot


: Brum

Live action adventures of a car in a motor museum.

: Henry's Cat

Cartoon for children.

: Music Time

A musical journey through a fantasy universe.

: News and Weather

Followed by You and Me

: Advice Shop

Topical welfare rights magazine. With Helen Madden and Andrew Miller.
SUPPORT MATERIAL: for free "Claim It Pack" dial free on 0[number removed]. or call the helpline free on 0[number removed].


Unknown: Helen Madden
Unknown: Andrew Miller.

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Followed by Westminster Live
Live coverage of the House of Commons, including Prime Minister's questions.
Presented by lain Macwhirter and John Cole.


Unknown: John Cole.

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Regional News; Weather

: Catchword

Word game with Paul Coia.


Unknown: Paul Coia.

: Behind the Headlines

Political discussion with Lord
Archer and Tony Banks.


Unknown: Tony Banks.

: Plunder

Actor Leslie Phillips picks his favourite moments from BBC television. With Emma Freud.


Unknown: Leslie Phillips
Unknown: Emma Freud.

: Food and Drink

: Probe

Thriller starring HughO'Brian canea in to investigate the wartime disappearance of a fabulous gem collection, a detective's every move is monitored by Probe Control.
Director Russell Mayberry ● SEE FILMS pages 26-30


Director: Russell Mayberry
Hugh Lockwood: Hugh O'Brian
Heideline Ullie Ullman: Elke Sommer
Harold Streeter: John Gielgud
BC Cameron: Burgess Meredith

: First Sight

Home-Grown Hatred
The last 12 months have seen more racial murders in Britain than any year in living memory, with most occurring in London and the south east. While the world's attention has been focused on the rise of neo-Nazism in Germany, Terry Dignan reports on the alarming spread of home-grown racial violence. Producer Neill Angier


Unknown: Terry Dignan
Producer: Neill Angier

: The Essential History of Europe

Greece. Macedonia is a province of Greece, but one of the fragments of Yugoslavia is also claiming that name for itself. Tonight's programme investigates the question of who and what the Greek people are, a question epitomised by this argument that threatens to become a war.
Director Alan Ereira
Executive producer Steve Hewlett


Director: Alan Ereira
Producer: Steve Hewlett

: Notes and Queries with Clive Anderson

Based on the Guardian's column, the series that tackles some of life's vexing issues takes a look at why water is wet and whether a general election can be rigged. Frank Muir and other contributors help out. With Carol Vorderman.
Producer Philippe Bassett Series editor Leela Creswell
A Celandine production for BBCtv


Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Carol Vorderman.
Producer: Philippe Bassett
Editor: Leela Creswell

: Joking Apart

A carnal and bitter comic series about divorce, written by Steven Moffat , and starring Robert Bathurst
Fiona Gillies
Robert and Tracy turn up on Mark's doorstep to be with him in his hour of need.
Director Bob Spiers
Producer Andre Ptaszynski
A Pola Jones production for BBCtv


Written By: Steven Moffat
Unknown: Robert Bathurst
Unknown: Fiona Gillies
Director: Bob Spiers
Producer: Andre Ptaszynski
Unknown: Pola Jones
Mark Taylor: Robert Bathurst
Becky Johnson: Fiona Gillies
Tracy: Tracie Bennett
Robert: Paul Raffield

: The Trouble with Medicine

Critical films about the impact of modem medicine on our lives.
Conceiving the Future. Tonight's programme explores the painful choices offered by genetic tests and asks how such powers should be used in the future. Is the search to prevent disability a move in the same direction as the Nazi doctors who practised eugenics, hoping to create a perfect race? Or does genetic screening offer huge benefits, as in Sardinia where it has virtually wiped out the terrible disease thalassaemia?
Producer Tim Clark
Series producers Martin Freeth and Stefan Moore


Producer: Tim Clark
Producers: Martin Freeth
Producers: Stefan Moore

: Wayne's World

Cult show from the US.

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: The Late Show

The arts and media magazine.

: Behind the Headlines

(Shown at 4.30pm)

: Weatherview

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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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