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: Breakfast News

With signing. Subtitled

: Westminster

Friday's proceedings.

: Under Sail

The 1984 "Rum Regatta" at Flensburg. Rpt

: A Week to Remember

Pathe News of 1953. A Griffin production for BBCtv

: Reviving Antiques

Picture frames. Rpt

: Daytime on Two

9.05 The Global Environment

9.25 Job Bank

9.45 Numbertime (Stereo)

10.00 Go 4,5

10.20 Music Time (Stereo)

10.40 Firework Safety

10.45 Thinkabout Science (Stereo)

11.00 Zig Zag (Stereo)

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

11.50 Le Cafe des Reves (Stereo)

12.10 The Geography Programme

12.30 History File

12.50 Teaching Today (Stereo)

1.20-1.40 Children's BBC with Chris Jarvis
1.20 Gordon T Gopher
1.30 Christopher Crocodile

1.40 Landmarks: Tudors and Stuarts

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

Note: repeats are not indicated.


Presenter (Children's BBC): Chris Jarvis

: Westminster reports

Regional programmes shown yesterday at 2.00pm.

: Canvas

The founders of the Scottish School. Rpt

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news) Followed by Songs of Praise

: A Week to Remember

(Snownat8.50am) B/W

: News and Weather

Regional News; Weather

: Catchword

Word game where 2 contestants pit their wits against
Bryan the computer. With
Paul Coia. Stereo 84

: Wildlife Showcase

Cameraman Mitsuaki Iwago followed whales across the Pacific for eight months.
Rpt Subtitled 88


Unknown: Mitsuaki Iwago

: Today's the Day

Daily quiz based on memorable events of this day in years gone by. With Martyn Lewis. A Mentorn Enterprises production for BBCtv


Presenter: Martyn Lewis.

: The Gift

The story behind sculptor Auguste Bartholdi 's Statue of Liberty. 8


Unknown: Auguste Bartholdi

: The Addams Family

Gomez buys a private school for Wednesday and Pugsley.

: Def II

6.25 Les Lives
Vic Reeves's former sidekick goes on a seaside holiday.
Written by Fred Aylward
Director Neil Mackenzie Matthews
Producer Graham K Smith

6.30 The Real McCoy
Sketches, songs, satire and insanity from some of Britain's best black comedians. With guests Ruby Turner and Junior. Director Terry Jervis; Producer Bill Wilson
Rpt Stereo

7.00 D Energy
With Shara Nelson, Urban Cookie Collective and the Source. Plus an exclusive interview with D:Ream, and International Style Squad.
Director Terry Jervis; series producer Clare Pizey
COMPETITION: D Energy Lift Off Competition, [address removed].


Unknown: Vic Reeves
Written By: Fred Aylward
Unknown: Ruby Turner
Director: Terry Jervis
Producer: Bill Wilson
Unknown: Rpt Stereo
Unknown: Shara Nelson
Director: Terry Jervis
Producer: Clare Pizey

: The Ark

— Film-maker Molly i Dineen went to London
_ Zoo in August 1991 to make a film of modest intentions. Within a week of her arrival, it had been plunged into the most turbulent period of its history, as a massive cost-cutting exercise caused redundancies and robbed the zoo of a third of its animals.
Dineen's four-part portrait of the zoo, first shown in January, records fierce debate and bitter resentment as staff and management struggle to secure a future.
The new management team must cut costs and attract more visitors. One in three of the keepers will have to go. In this first programme, the selection process gets under way, and the keepers brace themselves for the prospect of having to leave the animals they have worked devotedly with all their lives. Executive producer Edward Mirzoeff An RTO production for BBCtv
Revisedrpt Subtitled


Producer: Edward Mirzoeff

: Face to Face

Romantic comedy starring
Elizabeth Montgomery
An eminent palaeontologist is appalled to find "her patch" being excavated by a miner. With Robert Foxworth , Lou Antonio and Ronald Lacey. Director Lou Antonio (1990)


Unknown: Elizabeth Montgomery
Unknown: Robert Foxworth
Unknown: Lou Antonio
Unknown: Ronald Lacey.
Director: Lou Antonio

: Inside Victor Lewis-Smith

Radio comedian, columnist and prankster
Victor Lewis-Smith makes his first extended foray into television with a new series loosely based on the framework of a deranged hospital drama. Producer Richard Curson Smith


Unknown: Victor Lewis-Smith
Producer: Richard Curson Smith

: Newsnight

Presented by Peter Snow.


Presented By: Peter Snow.

: The Late Show

Director Michael Winner takes on the critics of his controversial film, Dirty
Weekend. With Sarah Dunant.


Director: Michael Winner
Unknown: Sarah Dunant.

: Weatherview

: Booker 1993

The first of four nightly readings from this year's Booker
Prize-winning novel. Director/Producer Clive Brill


Producer: Clive Brill

: Dillinger

First in a short season of gangster movies. Starring
Lawrence Tierney
The story of John Dillinger who rose from small-time crime to become official public enemy number one. With Anne Jeffreys , Edmund Lowe , Eduardo Ciannelli and Marc Lawrence.
Director Max Nosseck (1945)
(The Gangster tomorrow at 12.15am)
FILM REVIEWS pages 59-66


Unknown: Lawrence Tierney
Unknown: John Dillinger
Unknown: Anne Jeffreys
Unknown: Edmund Lowe
Unknown: Eduardo Ciannelli
Unknown: Marc Lawrence.
Director: Max Nosseck

: Night School: Modern Languages: France Francais

Eight programmes entirely in French.
(A-level German tomorrow at 2.00am)
(to 4.00)

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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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