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: Children's BBC: It'll Never Work

Shown yesterday at 4.30pm on BBC1. (Subtitled)

: Breakfast News

With Signing. Subtitled .....

: The Record

With Rodney Foster


Unknown: Rodney Foster

: Discovering Animals

Today, aquatics. Rpt .....

: Lyn Marshall's Everyday Yoga


: Crawshaw Paints Oils

Alwyn Crawshaw paints the Ottery St
Mary's Cricket Club, Devon

: The Way of the Lakes

Visiting Eskdale and Boot in Cumbria.

: Children's BBC: Playdays - The Roundabout Stop



Presenter (Children's BBC): Chris Jarvis

: It Started in Naples

' Romantic comedy starring
Clark Gaoie , sopnia Loren
In Naples to settle his dead brother's estate, Mike Hamilton decides that the best place for his young nephew is with him in America and not running wild with his volatile aunt.
Director Melville Shavelson (1960) * FILM REVIEWS pages 67-76


Unknown: Clark Gaoie
Unknown: Mike Hamilton
Director: Melville Shavelson

: Days of Waiting

Life in American internment camps during the Second World War

: Working Lunch

Business news with Adrian Chiles. ...89646


Unknown: Adrian Chiles.

: Children's BBC: Fingermouse


Presenter (Children's BBC): Chris Jarvis

: The Rich Traditions

Food from Provence, France

: Making Tracks

Includes a look at railways in Paraguay and India.

: Songs of Praise

From Northern Ireland. Stereo
Revised rpt of Sunday at 6.25pm on BBC 1 .92276240

: Next

Celebratingthe lives of people over 50. Marti Caine hears how voluntary service overseas changed one woman's life.
With John Noakes.


Unknown: John Noakes.

: News and Weather

(Subtitled (news))

Followed by Westminster with Nick Ross
Live from Parliament.


Presenter (Westminster with Nick Ross): Nick Ross

: Today's the Day

News quiz.

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Cookery challenge. Stereo ..... PROGRAMME RECIPES: available on Ceefax page 613,

: Esther

Discussion with EstherRantzen. Stereo..5443

: Catchword

Word game with Paul Coia. Stereo ...406


Unknown: Paul Coia.

: Star Trek: the Next Generation

Starring Patrick Stewart
Redemption. In the first of a two-part story. civil war threatens the Klingon Empire, and Lieutenant Worf is torn between loyalty to the Federation and a desire to restore his family honour. Part 2 next Wednesday


Unknown: Patrick Stewart

: Lifeswaps

The last in the series in which people from different walks of life trade places for a week to see whether the grass is greener on the other side of the fence.
This week, a young Conservative trades places with a single mother, and the outrageous Lily Savage gets to do a swap herself with 81-year-old Mrs Lily Savage from Port Sunlight, Merseyside.


Unknown: Mrs Lily
Producer: Bridget Boseley
Series Producer: Neil Crombie

: Bard on the Box: Shakespeare - the Animated Tales: Othello

In the last in the series, the playwright's most famous dramatic study of jealousy and its tragic effects are conveyed vividly in a striking drawn animation style. The warmth of the Mediterranean contrasts with the coldness in Iago's heart as he turns his noble master, Othello, against the beautiful and innocent Desdemona.

(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Author: William Shakespeare
Screenplay: Leon Garfield
Director: Nikolai Serebrlakov
Series Editor: Martin Lamb
Series Editor: Penelope Mlddelboe
Othello: Colin McFarlane
Desdemona: Sian Thomas
lago: Gerard McSorley
Cassio: Philip Franks
Duke/Lodovico: Ivor Roberts
Narrator: Philip Bond
Emilla/Bianca: Dinah Stabb
Roderigo: Simon Ludders
Brabantio: Terry Dauncey

: Animation Now

The Studio

: Human Rights, Human Wrongs

Women's Rights. Actress Whoopi Goldberg explains how women are being tortured, raped and even killed in many countries, from Peru to Bangladesh. Repeatedat 11.15pm Stereo Subtitled ..101801


Unknown: Whoopi Goldberg

: Wildlife Showcase

Documentaries by film-makers from around the world.
The Deadly Season
T The animals in South
Africa's Kruger National Park
' are facing the worst drought on record and have had to travel for miles to the only waterhole available. It is a case of survival of the fittest as lions, crocodiles, hyenas and hippos fight fortherighttodrink. See today's choices.
Producer JOrgenandTarlnaJozefowicz

: University Challenge

As the student quiz enters its second round, Aberdeen University meets one of the four highest scoring runners-up from the first round. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions.
Director Jenny Dodds ; Producer Kieran Roberts


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Director: Jenny Dodds
Producer: Kieran Roberts

: Grace under Fire

American comedy series.
Things Left Undone. A visit from their mother brings up issues and emotions from the past for Grace and her sister Faith, but awkward events give way to unexpected resolutions.


Grace: Brett Butler
Russell: Dave Thomas
Nadine: Julie White
Wade: Casey Sander
Faith: Valri Bromfield
Ryan: William Fichtner
Quentin: Jon Paul Steuer
Louise: Diane Lado

: Great Journeys

Fifth of six travel documentaries featuring leading writers and performers. The
Kimberley Ernie Dingo is Australia's leading Aboriginal actor, co-starringwith Paul Hogan in v Crocodile Dundee 2. His journey takes him to the spectacular Kimberley mountain range in north-west
Australia, a natural wilderness dotted with cattle ranches, Aboriginal stations and Christian missions - a land where, in Aboriginal lore, time really began. See today's choices.
Producer Nick Shearman ; Series producer
Alan Bookbinder
RADIO TIMES WINE CLUB: Sample a case of Australian wines. Fordetalls see page 152.
Followed by Video Nation Shorts Subtitled


Unknown: Kimberley Ernie Dingo
Unknown: Paul Hogan
Producer: Nick Shearman
Unknown: Alan Bookbinder

: Newsnight

With Kirsty Wark.


Presenter: Kirsty Wark

: Human Rights, Human Wrongs

(Shown at 7.50pm)

: Tuning In

Continuing the highlights from Arena Radio Night. The mystical, magical world of the ether is explored by dedicated radio hams.


Director: Alex Marengo

: Weatherview

: The Midnight News; followed by The Midnight Hour

Parliamentary news presented by Trevor Phillips.


Presenter (The Midnight Hour): Trevor Phillips

: BBC Select

Benefits Agency Today: the magazine programme (for recording and viewing later) visits BA head office in Leeds and Hemsworth local office. With signing and subtitles.

About this project

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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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