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: BBC Select

5.45 TUTV - Trade Union Television A programme fortrade union members that includes news, views and features from the workplace..................

: Open University

6.20 Oceans and Climate 2243511 6.45
Powers of the President - Nixon and Ford
7428191 7.35 Biddingforthe Olympics: New Forms of Partnership

: Breakfast News

With signing. Subtitled ..................

: Children's BBC: Patrik Pacard

Espionage drama.

: Children's BBC: Conan the Adventurer

Animated action.

: Grand Prix

Highlights of yesterday's Hungarian Grand Prix from the Hungaroring,
Budapest. Race commentary from Tony Jardine , Jonathan Palmerand Murray
Walker. Stereo ..............................


Unknown: Tony Jardine
Unknown: Jonathan Palmerand Murray

: I'm Still a Tourist

Today, Mark Palmer , aged 13, visits
Disneyland Paris, where he consumertests access, rides and the service provided for those with cerebral palsy


Unknown: Mark Palmer

: Wartime Weddings

Douglas and Mary Otter recall the day they met - he a warrant officer in the army and she a landworker. Within a week they were husband and wife and would not see each other again forfouryears.....


Unknown: Mary Otter

: Camp Wilder: Forget-Me-Not

Melissa rebels when everyone forgets her birthday. (Stereo)

: The Day Will Dawn

Romantic Second World War drama. As the rest of Europe falls to Adolf Hitler , joumalist
Colin Metcalfe is stationed in Norway, hungry fora scoop. He soon becomes involved in uncovering a secret Nazi U-boat base, with dramatic results.
Director Harold French (1942) B/W * FILM REVIEWS pages 33-37


Unknown: Adolf Hitler
Unknown: Colin Metcalfe
Colin Metcalfe: Hugh Williams
Kari Alstead: Deborah Kerr
Frank Lockwood: Ralph Richardson
Captain Alstead: Finlay Currie
Inspector Gunter: Griffith Manes
Wettau: Francis L Sullivan
Olaf: Niall McGinnis
Mc Allister: Bernard Miles

: Making Tracks

A series looking at steam railways and modern traction from around the world.
Today: the West Somerset Railway, the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Miniature Railway and the Royal and Imperial Saloon tramcar in Vienna.

: Children's BBC: Stingray: The Ghost Ship

A jetliner disappears after reporting the sighting of an ancient galleon shrouded in fog. (Rpt) (Subtitled)

: More of.... Glynn Christian's Entertaining Microwave

Today, vegetable dishes including baby aubergines on minted peppers and leeks, sweet potatoes and Asian courgette ribbons. Rpt.................................

: Cricket: Fifth Test

Further live coverage of the final day's play from Trent Bridge, between England and the West Indies.
Including at 3.00 and 3.50 News Regional News and Weather

: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century: The Crystals

Another exciting adventure of an American astronaut transported to the 25th century. Starring Gil Gerard
A young woman with no memory of her past has a terrifying vision of her future. And a strange mummified creature threatens Buck, Wilma and Hawk.


Unknown: Gil Gerard
Buck Rogers: Gil Gerard
Wilma Deering: Erin Gray
DrGoodfellow: Wilfrid Hyde-White
Twiki: -Felix Silla
Hawk: Thom Christopher
Admiral Asimov: Jay Garner
Twiki: Felix Silla
Lt Martin: Alex Hyde-White
Laura: Amanda Wyss

: The Chemistry of Creativity

A quirky exploration of the role which chemistry plays in explaining creativity. Producer Cameron Balbirnie (Stereo)
Followed by Opening Up Technology A security advisor, a television critic and an engineer open up a video camera.
Producer Ian Spratley


Producer: Ian Spratley

: African Summer: The Great Rift

The last of a three-part journey to the Great Rift Valley of Africa. Breaking the Continent
In the barren landscape of the Ethiopian highlands there exists unique wildlife such as Simien jackals, giant mole rats and mountain nyala. A region which was once below sea level, the frozen highlands were thrust upwards duringa period of massive geological upheaval. They then split apart, creatingthe AfarTriangle - an oppressively hot depression where people survive by mining salt and diggingfor precious water.
This is the most active part of the Rift Valley, where the African continent is gradually splitting apart, causing a widening of the Red Sea - still a young ocean with a wealth of coral reefs. And as the land splits apart, migration routes could eventually become severed. Narrated by Andrew Sachs. Producers Keith Schoiey and Adrian Warren


Unknown: Andrew Sachs.
Producers: Keith Schoiey
Producers: Adrian Warren

: Top Gear Take Two

A look at the 911 Turbo, the jewel in Porsche's crown and the first model to boast four-wheel-drive and a turbocharger. Tiff Needell compares it with a more contemporary classic, the 959. The programme also meets an Italian eccentric whose old Lambretta is now enjoying a second life as a work of performance art.
Directors Daniel Allum and David Wheeler


Directors: Daniel Allum
Directors: David Wheeler

: The Outer Limits: The New Breed

Science fiction thriller series.
A terminally-ill friend tries to persuade Dr Ledbetter to try out a revolutionary new operation on him, which is hitherto untested.


Dr Stephen Ledbetter: Richard Thomas
Dr Andy Thompson: Peter Outerbridge
Judy Hudson: Tammy Isbell
Dr Katzman: Veena Sood

: Shopping: 5: The Mall

The last in a five-part series which tells the story of shopping.
Austrian architect Victor Gruen was the Godfather of the shopping mall. A refugee from Nazi Europe, he went on to design the world's first shopping mall, which opened in Minneapolis in 1956. Since then, more than 35,000 malls have opened in America. Each new mall attempts to offer shoppers a greater range of attactions. At the Forum Mall in Las Vegas, for instance, the roof is a painted sky which changes from day to night every three hours.
But there's more than just shopping on offer. At the Mall of America there is a mall-walkers club, and even a chapel of love where you can experience a fuss-free bridal boutique and wedding ceremony rolled into one.


Director: Andy Lambert
Executive Producer: Clare Paterson

: African Summer: African Political Broadcast

Tonight, South African MP Patricia de Lille, representing the Pan Africanist
Congress party, considers the future of white people in Africa.
Producer Moise Shewa ; Director John Akomfrah
The next African Political Broadcast is on Thursday at 10.25pm (Stereo)


Producer: Moise Shewa
Director: John Akomfrah

: Newsnight

Presented by Peter Snow.


Presented By: Peter Snow.

: Edinburgh Nights

The first in a selection of assorted highlights from the Edinburgh Festival, presented by Emma Freud.
Tonight's programme features a musical romance set against the Los Angeles earthquake, and the outrageous rock musical Disgracefully Yours, starring Richard 0' Brien. See today's choices.
Producer Louise Wardle ; Editor John Archer
11.55 Weatherview .................


Presented By: Emma Freud.
Producer: Louise Wardle
Editor: John Archer

: Open University

12.00 Princes and Peoples: Control in the Community How 17th-century hospitals, almshouses and churches expressed the identity and status of patrons and communities.

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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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