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: BBC Select

Voluntary Sector Television Videos from the Charity Commission and the Immigration Advisory Service

: Breakfast News

With signing. (Subtitled)

: Westminster On-Line

Presented by Andrew Neil.
(For details see Tuesday)


Presenter: Andrew Neil

: The Power Game

How Washington Works
3: The Unelected. The reputations of politicians can be made or broken not by the public but by an unelected group of people wielding enormous power - members of the political staff, prominent figures in the media and expert lobbyists promotingtheirown special interests.
These behind-the-scenes pressures can influence key decisions, especially those taken by politicians whose position may be vulnerable. Presented by Pulitzer
Prize-winningjournalist Hedrick Smith.
The Presidency: tomorrow at 9.00am


Unknown: Hedrick Smith.

: Children's BBC: Playdays: The Patch Stop

Peggy Patch visits the Hydestile Wildlife Hospital in Surrey to see some fox cubs. With Sally Preisig and Sarah Davison.


Puppeter/Voice (Peggy Patch): Sally Preisig
Presenter: Sarah Davison

: World Snooker

Live coverage of this morning's session of the World Professional Championship from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
Assuming they have survived round one, featured players are likely to include Ken Doherty taking on Peter Ebdon, and Ronnie O'Sullivan facing the winner of the earlier match between Darren Morgan and Anthony Davies. Presented by Dougie Donnelly.


Presenter: Dougie Donnelly

: Working Lunch

A daily look at the latest business and consumer news

: Children's BBC: Little Polar Bear: The Weather Balloon

Lars the polar bear lets his curiosity lead him from his icy home at the North Pole into many exciting adventures, meeting new friends along the way. With the voices of Sue Sheridan and Jimmy Hibbert.


Voices: Sue Sheridan
Voices: Jimmy Hibbert

: Children's BBC: Juniper Jungle: Stink Bombs Away

The Nasties bombard Juniper Village with stink bombs that they found in an old aeroplane. With the voices of Maxton G. Beesley, Jonathan Donne and Sarah Dangerfield.


Voices: Maxton G Beesley
Voices: Jonathan Donne
Voices: Sarah Dangerfield

: World Snooker

From the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.
Further coverage from the early stages of round two. With Dougie Donnelly.


Presenter: Dougie Donnelly

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)

Followed by Westminster with Nick Ross
The latest news, views and live coverage from Parliament.

3.50 News and Weather subtitled (news)
Regional News; Weather


Presenter (Westminster with Nick Ross): Nick Ross

: World Snooker

More live coverage from Sheffield, featuring action from round two. The predicted matches this afternoon could include Stephen Hendry v Tony Drago and James Wattana v Terry Griffiths. The winning target for a place in the quarter-finals is now 13 frames, with each match played over three sessions.


Snooker player: Stephen Hendry
Snooker player: Tony Drago
Snooker player: James Wattana
Snooker player: Terry Griffiths

: Quantum Leap

Future Boy. October6, 1957. Young actor Kenny Sharp is employed to help entertainer Captain Galaxy activate his time machine on a popular children's show. For time-travelling scientist Sam Beckett , who leaps into Kenny's body, the task is to prevent the eccentric Captain, Moe Stein , from being committed to an institution by his estranged daughter. With Scott Bakula and Dean Stockwell.


Unknown: Kenny Sharp
Unknown: Sam Beckett
Unknown: Moe Stein
Unknown: Scott Bakula
Unknown: Dean Stockwell.

: Lifeswaps

This week on the show that enables people to live someone else's life, a couple of gadget addicts with an automated dream-home change places with some organic farmers on a remote hillside in Wales. Presented by Lily Savage.


Presenter: Lily Savage [Paul O'Grady]
Producer: Richard Fell
Series producer: Neil Crombie

: Waiting for God

Harvey is more determined than ever to have troublesome Diana thrown out of Bayview. His latest devious plan involves inviting some local students to the home to socialise with the old folk.
Written by Michael Aitkens


Writer: Michael Aitkens
Director/Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Diana: Stephanie Cole
Tom: Graham Crowden
Jane: Janine Duvitski
Harvey Bains: Daniel Hill
Marion: Sandra Payne
Geoffrey: Andrew Tourell
Bob: Jo Stone-Fewings
Carol: Louise Russell

: First Sight

The series examining current affairs in the south east this week investigates a Muslim sect alleged to be infiltrating
London's further education colleges in an attempt to convert school leavers to Islam, with links to a recent murder at West Thames College and a riot at Newham College. A phone-in discussion of the issues raised in the programme follows immediately on BBC Radios Berkshire, Kent, Oxford and GLR. If you would like to take part, call (0171) [number removed]afterthe programme. Producer Nav Raman; Editor Alison Rooper REGIONAL PROGRAMMES: see variations below right


Editor: Alison Rooper

: Southern Eye

The Prince and the Paupers In a controversial production,
Dorchester Youth Theatre lampoons the Prince of Wales's idea of rich and poor living together in harmony on his estate at Poundbury. But the young actors are in for a rude awakening as they meet residents and are confronted by the reality of life on the estate. Reporter Freddy Rostand.
Producer Jane French ....


Reporter: Freddy Rostand.

: Russian Wonderland

A compilation of three of the short films by Russian film-makers that made up the recent Russian Wonderland series.
Tonight, a profile of the rich businessman and politician
Mark Goryachev ; the daily struggle of two sisters tryingto make ends meet: and a motherwho travels to beleaguered
Chechenya to persuade her soldier son to desert from the Russian army.
Series director Colin Luke ; Series producer
Adam Alexander


Unknown: Mark Goryachev
Director: Colin Luke
Producer: Adam Alexander

: Top Gear

With the prospect of warm weather ahead, drivers' thoughts turn to convertibles. Jeremy Clarkson test-drives the new soft-tops on the market, which range from Fiat's avant-garde Punto and the Pininfarina-styled Peugeot 306, to the Saab 900 and Toyota's Celica GT Cabriolet. Plus Tiff Needell tries out the new 911 Turbo Porsche, the first with four-wheel drive and a turbocharger, to find out how it compares with Porsche's classic 959 model.

BBC Grand Prix 95: available now, price £3.50. from newsagents.
Classic and Sports Car Show: organised by BBC's Top Gear Magazine, this year's show will be at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, over the May Bank Holiday weekend (6 to 8 May). For tickets telephone [number removed].


Presenter: Jeremy Clarkson
Presenter: Tiff Needell
Producer: John Wilcox
Series Producer: Jon Bentley

: Steptoe and Son: Pilgrim's Progress

by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.
Classic comedy starring Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H Corbett.

Further skirmishes across the generation gap as Albert makes a sentimental journey back to the fields of Flanders, scene of many of his oft-recounted exploits.
With Alan Gifford, Frank Thornton, Sidonie Bond and Frederick Schiller.
(B/W) (Rpt) (Subtitled)


Writer: Ray Galton
Writer: Alan Simpson
Producer: Duncan Wood
Albert: Wilfrid Brambell
Harold: Harry H Corbett
The American: Alan Gifford
The Frenchman: Frank Thornton
Air Stewardess: Sidonie Bond
The German: Frederick Schiller

: World Snooker

The World Championship, from the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. David Vine introduces the latest action, as the first player makes it through to the quarter-finals.

Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Presenter: David Vine

: Newsnight

With PeterSnow. Subtitled....

: World Snooker

Highlights from the seventh day's play, as the big names begin to home in on the £190,000 first prize.

: Weatherview

: Open University: Open View

A look ahead to OU programmes.

: The Record

Today's debates in Parliament, with Rodney Foster.


Presenter: Rodney Foster

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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