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: Breakfast News

With signing

: Children's BBC: Lassie

Lassie gives support to a young girl in a time of crisis.

: Children's BBC: Pirates of Dark Water

Futuristic animation. (Rpt)

: Children's BBC: Blue Peter

Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1.

: The Record

Parliamentary news.

: Daytime on Two

Note: half-term repeats.
9.00 The Knowledge: an inside look at education. Stereo Subtitled 69268 9.30
Focus (ages 9-13) The Rhythm of Raz Stereo 6616423 9.45 Over the Moon (ages 4-6) Personal and Social Development - Who Am I?


Unknown: Raz Stereo

: Children's BBC: Playdays

The Playbus stops at the Patch Stop. (Stereo)

: Daytime on Two

10.25 Storytime (ages 4-5) My Mum and Dad Make Me Laugh
10.40 Firework Safety 2794171 10.45
TeachingToday Primary Science 745591 11.15 Healthe 2 (ages 9-11) In Control Stereo 5070959 11.35
Landmarks (ages 9-12) Victorian Britain -Achievements Stereo
3107355 11.55JobBank(ages 16+) Tour Leader/Self Employment
3924249 12.15 Le Club (ages 9-12) Mes


Unknown: Victorian Britain

: Working Lunch

Update on business and consumer news.

: Daytime on Two

1.00 Lifeschool (ages 14+) E Is for
Ecstasy Stereo 22225084 1.25 Mad about Music (ages 11-14) Composition Stereo 81590959 1.45 Numbertime (ages
4-5) Number Five

: Children's BBC: The Family Ness

Cartoon family adventures. (Rpt)

: Children's BBC: Bump

Animation about a clumsy little elephant. Narrated by Simon Cadell.


Narrator: Simon Cadell

: Snooker

Live coverage of the quarterfinal round of the Grand Prix from the Crowtree Centre, Sunderland. Presented by David Vine.


Presented By: David Vine.

: News Regional News and Weather

Followed by Westminster with Nick Ross Live coverage of today's Parliamentary business. Stereo


Unknown: Nick Ross

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Today's the Day

Nostalgia quiz. Stereo ..........................

: Snooker

Coverage continues of the decisive frames in this afternoon's quarterfinal
Grand Prix match. Stereo .................

: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Captive Pursuit. O'Brien befriends a reptilian alien who, he discovers, was bred to be preyforhunters.


Commander Benjamin Sisko: Avery Brooks
Odo: Rene Auberjonois
Major KiraNerys: Nana Visitor
Chief: O'Brien Colmmeany
Dr Julian Bashir: Siddig El Fadil
Lt JadziaDax: Terry Farrell
Quark: Armin Shimerman

: Rocky Star

Continuing the space adventure serial. Zog challenges Rocky to find him.

: Close Up

Special effects pioneer
Ray Harry hausen chooses a scene from 1933's King Kong.
The next Close Up is on Friday at 11.50pm


Unknown: Ray Harry

: Waiting for God

Comedy series about two rebellious residents of a seaside retirement home.
Tom and Diana decide to get jobs, with decidedly mixed results.
Written by Michael Aitkens ; Director/Producer
GarethGwenian Rpt Stereo Subtitled ....


Written By: Michael Aitkens
Diana: Stephanie Cole
Tom: Graham Crowden
Harvey Bains: Daniel Hill
Jane: Janine Duvitski
Geoffrey: Andrew Tourell
Marion: Sandra Payne
Basil: Michael Bilton
Sylvie: Paula Ann Bland
James: Donald Tallen
Dave: John Hudson

: First Sight

Black Times
First of two programmes focusingon the black experience in the South East. We Regret to Inform ... Ten years after the riots on the Broadwater Farm
Estate in Tottenham, unemployment amongyoung black men in the area is running at nearly 70 percent - three times that of young white men.
Patrick Younge reports on how equal opportunities policies have failed a whole generation of black Britons, and on grassroots hopes that a racially based "black economy" could provide the answer.
Producer NeillAngier; Editor Alison Rooper ..... A phone-in follows immediately after the programme on BBC Radios Berkshire. Kent. Oxford and GLR. If you would like to take part, call (0 171) [number removed].


Unknown: Patrick Younge
Editor: Alison Rooper

: Picture This Postcards to My Brother

Seventh of nine documentaries.
Terry Major-Ball , elder brother of the Prime Minister, travels around
Europe sending postcardsfrom points of interest, beginningwith the Channel Tunnel. See today's choices.
Director Fran Landsman ; Editor Peter Symes


Unknown: Terry Major-Ball
Director: Fran Landsman
Editor: Peter Symes

: Top Gear

This week, Quentin Willson road tests the new Nissan Almera, replacement forthe popular Sunny. Jeremy Clarkson drives at Le Mans in Ford's 230mph GT90, and changes his mind about
America's ability to produce a supercar. Plus, Chris Goffey goes to the Army
School of Mechanical Transport near Beverley in Humberside, where he learns to handle an II-ton Saxon armoured personnel carrier.
Producer John Wilcox ; Series producer Jon Bentley


Unknown: Quentin Willson
Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Unknown: Chris Goffey
Producer: John Wilcox
Producer: Jon Bentley

: In the Company of Men

Second of three documentaries about the Welsh Guards Regiment.
The Novice.
Lieutenant Bruce Maclnnes is a young university graduate, Sandhurst-trained, who has come to Northern Ireland tojoin his regiment. His inexperience antagonises the other guardsmen, as evidenced by the rather earthy language heard throughout the film. See today's choices.
Director Molly Dineen


Unknown: Lieutenant Bruce MacLnnes
Director: Molly Dineen

: Steptoe and Son

Another chance to see an episode of the comedy starring Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H Corbett as the father-and-son rag and bone men. Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson
Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Unknown: Wilfrid Brambell
Unknown: Harry H Corbett
Written By: Ray Galton
Written By: Alan Simpson

: Newsnight

With Kirsty Wark.


Unknown: Kirsty Wark.

: Late Review

Mark Lawson and team discuss
Gus Van Sant 's new film To Die For, and Phil Redmond 's teen soap Hollyoaks. ProducerAndrea Gauld ; Series producer
Michael Poole


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Gus Van Sant
Unknown: Phil Redmond
Unknown: Producerandrea Gauld
Producer: Michael Poole

: Weatherview

: The Midnight Hour

Late-night political chat. With
Trevor Phillips.


Unknown: Trevor Phillips.

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30 Modelling in the Money Markets 57089 1.00 Bulls, Bears and China Shops 57602 1.30 In Search of Identity
FETV - Short Cuts
2.00 Information Technology 95
BBC Focus
4.00 Royal Institution Lecture
56805 5.30 RCN Nursing Update: Unit 59: Cervical screening
Technology Season
6.00 Wall to Wall Safe as Houses 87718 6.30 Heavenly Bodies 5
Note: viewers with Programme Delivery Control (PDC) can use the system to record The Learning Zone programmes. See page 79 for details.

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.

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