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: Westminster

Parliamentary update.

: Under Sail

Douarnenez 86. In August 1986 a festival of traditional sailing boats was held in Douarnenez, Brittany. Festival visitor Dave Wharton from
Whitby arrived with his coble, a small boat from Yorkshire.


Unknown: Dave Wharton

: A Week to Remember

Pathe News of this week in 1953. A Griffin production for BBCtv

: Daytime on Two The French Collection

Note: repeats are not indicated.
Short films of French culture for advanced students.

: Job Bank

Training for store management and being an air stewardess.
A Bel production for BBCtv

: Storytime

The Emperor's Leftovers, based on a Chinese tale, and Mr Banglebede cooks a Chinese meal.

: Square One

What are the chances of beating aeon-man.

: Music Time

Children compose tune and rhythm signals.

: Mathsphere

An encounter with a 1,000-year-old Viking and some crop circles.

: Zig zag

How a town can be washed away by the sea.

: Thinkabout Science

Just how many things are powered by electricity?

: Topics

How is your life affected when your father is a convict?

: Lernexpress

Munich teenagers show videos of their city.

: The Geography Programme

Images of the Earth. Allabout computer-based maps.

: History File

How women have been excluded from practising medicine. Stereo

: Teaching Today

Effective Questioning in the Primary Classroom - how teachers can use questions and answers properly.

: Mr Benn


: Henry's Cat


: Landmarks

Pakistan and Its People.The village of Maraka in the fertile plains of the Punjab.

: News and Weather

Followed by Storytime

: Science and Society

The Plastic Airplane. Plastics can be reinforced with glass or carbon fibres and used to build a plastic aircraft.

: News; Weather

Subtitled (news) Followed by Songs of Praise
From Belfast Cathedral.

: A Week to Remember

(Shownat8.50am) B/W

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Regional News; Weather

: Catchword

Word game with Paul Coia. A Leslie Mitchell production for BBCtv


Unknown: Paul Coia.
Unknown: Leslie Mitchell

: Behind the Headlines

Jane Corbin debates national and international politics.


Unknown: Jane Corbin

: The Eyes of Despair

Bosnian refugees speak out about ethnic cleansing.

: Front Gardens

Creating a practical cottage garden for today's family.
Subtitled 670'

: The Addams Family

American mock-horror series.
The Winning of Morticia
Addams. When a psychologist claims that the only happily married couples are those who fight, the family try to start a war between Gomez and Morticia.


Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
The American comedy series about fast-talking Will from downtown Philadelphia and his Bel-Air cousins. Tonight:
Here Comes the Judge.
6.50pm Cyberzone
The virtual reality game show, with Craig Charles and James Grout. Tonight, Britain's
Olympic synchronised swimmers Kerry Shacklock and Laila Vakil compete with two Young Farmers from Norfolk, Shaun Groom and Nicola Crisp.
Director Bob Wilde ; Producer Mark Wells A Broadsword production for BBCtv


Unknown: Craig Charles
Unknown: James Grout.
Unknown: Kerry Shacklock
Unknown: Laila Vakil
Unknown: Shaun Groom
Director: Bob Wilde
Producer: Mark Wells

: The Name of the Room

Last in the series about the English house.
The Electronic Cottage. Since the war, greater prosperity, big housing programmes and the impact of television and American culture have turned homes into "consumer envelopes" - containers for ever-increasing quantities of electronic goods and gadgets. Martin Pawley , architectural writer and theorist, charts this boom and the outburst of DIY, and makes an alarming prediction. Director Russell England
Series producer David F Turnbull


Unknown: Martin Pawley

: Horizon

No Ordinary Genius (part 1) A two-part profile of Richard Feynman , physics superstar, iconoclast, bongo-drummer and adventurer. In tonight's film, Feynman learns how to be a scientist, has a tragic love affair while he helps build the atomic bomb, learns to draw in a topless bar, and wins a Nobel Prize for his contribution to the most successful theory in the history of physics.
Producer Christopher Sykes Series editor Jana Bennett
TRANSCRIPT: send£2.00 cheque to [address removed]


Unknown: Richard Feynman
Producer: Christopher Sykes
Editor: Jana Bennett

: Sean's Shorts

Comedian Sean Hughes goes to Oxford this week to write a bestseller. He chats to a fellow poet, follows Morse's lead and meets a private detective. Producer Katie Pearson


Unknown: Sean Hughes
Producer: Katie Pearson

: Doing Life

Prison drama based on the tale of Jerry Rosenberg , a murderer who became the first convict-attorney, starring Tony Danza John De Vries
Director Gene Reynolds
● SEE FILMS: pages 33-40


Unknown: Jerry Rosenberg
Unknown: Tony Danza
Unknown: John de Vries
Director: Gene Reynolds
Jerry Rosenberg: Tony Danza
Warden Henry Felber: John de Vries
Lou Rosenberg: Alvin Epstein
JudgeSamuel Leibowitz: Mitchell Jason
Rose Ann Rosenberg: Lisa Langlois
Anthony Portelli: Rocco Sisto
Belle Rosenberg: Dawn Greenhalgh

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: The Late Show

The arts and media magazine is in Moscow this week.
Editor Janice Hadlow


Editor: Janice Hadlow

: Behind the Headlines

Editor Charles Miller


Editor: Charles Miller

: Weatherview

: NightschoolTV

A chance to record secondary school programmes. Tonight, Geography Casebook. The Lough and the Lignite; Pastures New; After Metal-Bashing (pts 1 and 2); FirWars. (Geography - Soviet Union and After is on tomorrownight at 2.00am)

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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.

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