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: Reviving Antiques

; How to clean and repair f antiques. Rpt

: Rock Athlete

The last of three films on the history of rock climbing.

: A Week to Remember

Pathe News this week in 1953. IAGriffinproductionforBBCtv B/W

: Daytime on Two

9.05 The Global Environment

9.25 Mad About Music (Stereo)

9.45 Numbertime (Stereo)

10.00 Go 4,5: Water

10.20 Music Time (Stereo)

10.45 Thinkabout Science

11.00 Zig Zag: Roman Britain

11.20 Shakespeare: the Animated Tales - Hamlet (Stereo) (Subtitled)

11.50 Le Cafe des Reves (Stereo)

12.10 The Geography Programme (Stereo)

12.30 History File: The World Since 1945

12.50 Teaching Today (Stereo)

1.20 Gordon T Gopher

1.30 Christopher Crocodile

1.35 Dilly the Dinosaur

1.40 Landmarks: Tudors and Stuarts

2.00 News (Subtitled) and Weather; followed by Numbertime (Stereo)

Note: repeats are not indicated.

: Monuments to Man

Historyof concrete.

: News and Weather

Subtitledfnews) j Followed by Songs of Praise

: A Week to Remember

(Snownat8.50am) B/W

: News and Weather !

Regional News; Weather

: Holiday Outings

Nicky Fox journeys by Romany caravan to the south of France. Rpt


Unknown: Nicky Fox

: Gunga Din

Classic epic adventure starring
Cary Grant i
Three British soldiers- I helped by their water- carrier Gunga Din - uncover a sinister plot to resurrect a feared Indian cult. j
Director George Stevens (1939)
B, W


Unknown: Cary Grant
Director: George Stevens
Cutter: Cary Grant
MacChesney: Victor McLaglen
Ballantine: Douglas Fairbanks Jr
GungaDin: Sam Jaffe
Emmy: Joan Fontaine

: The Addams Family

Morticia decides to support the national beautification programme by filling her home with objects of art.

: Def II Les Lives

New silent comedy series in which Vic Reeves 's former sidekick continues his struggle against the world. But nothing is ever easy in the strange dimension where Les lives. Director Neil Mackenzie Matthews Producer GrahamKSmith


Unknown: Vic Reeves
Director: Neil MacKenzie Matthews

: The Real McCoy

Another chance to see the comedy series featuring some of Britain's best black comedians. With Leo Chester , Robbie Gee, Llewella Gideon , Judith Jacob , Eddie Nestor ,
Meera Syal and Felix Dexter. Director Terry Jervis ; Producer Bill Wilson


Unknown: Leo Chester
Unknown: Llewella Gideon
Unknown: Judith Jacob
Unknown: Eddie Nestor
Unknown: Meera Syal
Unknown: Felix Dexter.
Director: Terry Jervis
Producer: Bill Wilson

: D Energy

This week's edition includes reports on M People and UK Ragga, performances by Cappella, Oui 3 and Bitty McLean , and winners of last week's Lift Offcompetition.
Director Terry Jervis ; Series producer Clare Pizey COMPETITION: D Energy LiftOffCompetition, PO Box 2025, London W 12 6AE.


Unknown: Bitty McLean
Director: Terry Jervis

: Will to Win

Africa has emerged as a major exporter of sporting talent, from the boxer Battling Siki in the 1920s to today'slongdistance record holders.
This film in the series that celebrates the achievements of black sportsmen and -women looks at a tradition of athleticism and examines the forces which could nurture or squander its dazzling potential. Series producer Tony Laryea
A Catalyst TV production for BBCtv


Producer: Tony Laryea

: Moving Target

Thriller starring Jason Bateman TomSkerritt
When Toby Kellogg returns home unexpectedly he is shocked to find the family home totally empty. As Toby investigates he uncovers a sinister plot which soon has him running for his life.
Director Chris Thomson (1988)


Unknown: Jason Bateman
Unknown: Toby Kellogg
Director: Chris Thomson
Toby Kellogg: Jason Bateman
John Kellogg: Tom Skerritt
Sutcliff: Jack Wagner
Dobbins: John Glover
Megan: Chynna Phillips
Cambridge: Richard Dysart
JeffAdley: Bernie Coulson
Weinberg: Robert Downey Sr

: Newman and Baddiel in Pieces

Comedy sketches from Robert Newman and David Baddiel.
Where do any of us truly belong? Robert decides overseas may be the answer and David's girlfriend dresses up as a man to find out. Director Babara Jones
Producer Harry Thompson


Unknown: Robert Newman
Unknown: David Baddiel.
Director: Babara Jones
Producer: Harry Thompson

: Newsnight

Presented by Peter Snow.


Presenter: Peter Snow

: The Late Show

Alasdair Gray is one of Britain's leading novelists, and also one of the most eccentric.
Tonight, he explores the home territory of his imagination - the city of Glasgow. With contributions from Will Self, lain Banks and Kathy Acker. Director Ian MacMillan
Editor Michael Poole


Unknown: Alasdair Gray
Unknown: Kathy Acker.
Director: Ian MacMillan
Editor: Michael Poole

: Weatherview

: Tales from Borges

A season of films based on short stories by Jorge Luis Borges , whose work blurs the reality of time and truth.
The Gospel According to St Mark

Baltasar, a lazy city gentleman, spends the summer on his cousin's estate in the south. There, stranded by floods, he finds himself cast in the unlikely role of Christ. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Director Hector Olivera
(Rosendo's Tale is tomorrow at 12 midnight)


Stories By: Jorge Luis Borges
Director: Hector Olivera
Baltasar Espinosa: Hugo Soto
Gutre: Miguel Dedovich
Daniel: Gustavo Garzon
Emilia: Mirna Suarez

: Night School: Mathematics: MI10

A chance to record secondary school programmes. Tonight, Mathematics MI10.
(to 3.40)

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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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