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: Children's BBC: Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles

Shreddar tries to enlist the aid of a ghost.

: Breakfast News

With Signing. Subtitled ...................3425204

: Westminster Daily

Review of yesterday's debates in Parliament.....................................5825117

: Daytime on Two

Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Jeunes Francophones (ages 14-16). Notre environnement.
9.20 Mathsphere (ages 11-16). Would You Believe It? '/Compact Costing
5631556 9.40 Thunderbirds in Hindi. The Perils of Penelope (part 5).
9.45 Come Outside (ages 4-5). Apples. Auntie Mabel and her dog Pippin visit an apple orchard in Kent.

: Children's BBC: Playdays - The Patch Stop



Presenter (Children's BBC): Chris Jarvis

: Daytime on Two

10.25 Ghostwriter (ages 10-12). A Crime of Two Cities: Part 1

10.55 Watch (ages 6-7). Natural History: Autumn

11.10 In Living Memory (ages 14-16). Getting There
Last in a series of historical documentaries about life in Wales.

11.30 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Britain since 1930. Victory,

11.50 The Art (ages 11-14). The Art of living Things.

12.10 Short Circuit (ages 14-16). Fatal Addiction (Smoking).

: Working Lunch

More business news

: Daytime on Two

1.00 Lifeschool (ages 14+). E Is for
Ecstasy. How harmful is Ecstasy? 81114372 1.25 History File (ages 11-14). Expansion, Trade and Industry. Britain
1750-1900. Trade and Transport. 80731556 1.45 Storytime (ages 4-5). Big, Bad Barney Bear.

: Children's BBC: Wishing - Tidy and Untidy



Presenter (Children's BBC): Chris Jarvis

: Battle for Dien Bien Phu

Documentary about the Vietminh siege of French positions in the town of Dien Bien Phu in 1954. French generals were outwitted and outfought by Vietnamese peasant forces against a background of military blunders and devious political bargaining .....................................


Unknown: Dien Bien

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Followed by Westminster Live Live coverage from the House of Commons, including Prime Minister's
Questions. Subtitled ......................7097310

: Snooker

Conclusion of this afternoon's Grand Prix quarter-final from the Assembly Rooms,
Derby. Stereo .......................................9376

: Son of Sinbad

An Arabian Nights fantasy starring
Dale Robertson
Sally Forrest
Vincent Price
Captured by the evil Khalif of Baghdad, Sinbad learns that he must solve a closely-guarded secret if he is to gain his freedom.
Director Ted Tetzlaff ) 1955) ....................72556 ♦ FILM REVIEWS pages 69-76


Unknown: Dale Robertson
Unknown: Sally Forrest
Director: Ted Tetzlaff
Sinbad: Dale Robertson
Ameer: Sally Forrest
Omar Khayham: Vincent Price
Nerissa: Lili St Cyr
Kristina: Mari Blanchard
Khalif: Leon Askin
Jiddah: Jay Novello
Murad: Ian MacDonald
Simon: Raymond Greenleaf

: First Sight

When PC Patrick Dunne was shot dead in South London exactly a year ago, there were widespread callsfor all police officers to be routinely armed. But in the absence of a national debate, have all the alternatives been fully explored? PC Dunne's brother Ivan joins reporter Michael Delahay to meet those on both sides of the debate on guns and the police force.
A phone-in discussion on the issues raised in First Sight will follow immediately on BBC Radios Berkshire, Kent, Oxford and GLR. To take part call [number removed]after the programme. Producer Michael Gooding
Editor Alison Rooper REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see variations below


Unknown: Patrick Dunne
Reporter: Michael Delahay
Producer: Michael Gooding
Editor: Alison Rooper

: The Edge

Adventures in the Far North. For keen climbers the remote beauty of Scotland's far north is the spiritual heart of the Highlands, but until recently this remote region with its stark mountains and sparkling lochs lacked even a proper guidebook.
Cameron McNeish meets climbers like
Clive Rowland , Alan Fyffe ,
Andy Cunningham and Mick Fowlerwho have recently been inspired by the mystery of this vast landscape and joins them on a variety of terrains, from the hard rock of the Ardmair crags to the classic winter climb, Emerald Gully on snowbound Beinn Dearg. Also,
Fowler is seen on the first ascent of a spectacular ice fall.
Series producer/Director Richard Else


Unknown: Cameron McNeish
Unknown: Clive Rowland
Unknown: Alan Fyffe
Unknown: Andy Cunningham
Unknown: Mick Fowlerwho
Unknown: Emerald Gully
Unknown: Beinn Dearg.
Director: Richard Else

: Top Gear

Jeremy Clarkson and Quentin Willson run the rule over the star exhibits at Britain's biggest motoring event - the British International Motor Show at the NEC in Birmingham. Expect Ford's controversial new Scorpio, Volkswagen's long-awaited Polo and new challengers from Korea in the shape of the Hyundai Accent and a car from Daewoo, better known to date as manufacturers of TVs, video recorders and microwaves. Away from the crowds, Tiff Needell gets to grips on road and track with a car that's got Formula 1 pedigree.
See today's choices.


Presenter: Jeremy Clarkson
Presenter: Quentin Willson
Presenter: Tiff Needell
Producer: Jon Bentley
Producer: Helen Thomas

: Liberace: behind the Music

Biographical drama starring
Victor Garber
Saul Rubinek
Maureen Stapleton
He was born Walter Valentino Liberace.
He dreamt of becoming a great classical pianist, but then dedicated himself to success ratherthan music, playing in whorehouses, sleazy bars and small nightclubs as he honed his craft. Liberace cultivated a flamboyant and glamorous image, earningthe title MrShowmanship. But all the glitter served only to hide a sad and unfulfilled private life, culminating in lawsuits and the star's final illness through Aids.
Director David Greene (1988)
* FILM REVIEWS pages 69-76
Followed by Bard on the Box: Essential Shakespeare


Unknown: Victor Garber
Unknown: Saul Rubinek
Unknown: Maureen Stapleton
Unknown: Walter Valentino Liberace.
Director: David Greene
Liberace: Victor Garber
Seymour Heller: Saul Rubinek
Frances Uberace: Maureen Stapleton
George Uberace: Michael Wikes
Florence: Frances Hyland
Salvatore Liberace: George Toullatis

: Newsnight

With Kirsty Wark.


Unknown: Kirsty Wark.

: Late Review

Arts and media magazine programme. Mark Lawson introduces the roundup of the week's cultural events and is joined by panellists Tom Paulin and Tony Parsons.


Introduces: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Tom Paulin
Unknown: Tony Parsons.

: Weatherview

: The Lady from the Shanghai Cinema

Brazilian tribute to Orson
Welles's classic film noir The
Lady from Shanghai, starring
Antonio Fagundes
Maite Proenca
An estate agent, killing time on a sultry summer night, wanders into a cinema. Sitting next to him in the shadows is a beautiful woman, a lookalike of the on-screen heroine. In Portuguese with English subtitles.
Director Guiiherme De Almeida Prado
(1987) ........................................... # FILM REVIEWS pages 69-76


Unknown: Antonio Fagundes
Unknown: Maite Proenca
Lucas: Antonio Fagundes
Suzana: Maite Proenca
Linus: Jose Lewgoy
Velho: Jorge Doria
Bolivar: Jose Mayer
Lana: Miguel Falabella
Walter Desdino: Paulo Villaqa

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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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