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: Breakfast News

With signing

: Children's BBC: Lassie

Lassie helps to rescue a long-legged friend.

: 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: repeats are not indicated.
9.00 The Knowledge: a look at education. Stereo Subtitled 14192 9.30 FOCUS (ages
9-13) Sticks and Stones
9.45 Over the Moon (ages 4-6) Personal and Social Development

: Children's BBC: Playdays

The Playbus stops at the Patch Stop. (Stereo)

: Daytime on Two

10.25 Storytime (ages 4-5) Why Can't I Fly? stereo 3062043 10.40 Firework
Safety 1951598 10.45 The Experimenter (ages 7-9) Electricity and Magnetism Stereo 9463289 11.05 Space Ark (ages
7-11) Electricity and Magnetism 7652647 11.15 In Living Memory (ages 14-16) Slaves Of Toil
11.35 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Writing and Printing Subtitled 7836937 11.55
History File (ages 11-16) The World since 1945 Stereo 4482192 12.15 LeCIUD
(ages 9-12) Mon Ecole


Unknown: Mon Ecole

: Working Lunch

Businessnews. Stereo .....................

: Daytime on Two

1.00 Lifeschool (ages 14+) F Is for Food Stereo 25545442 1.25 Mad about Music (ages 11-14) Stereo 11569173 1.45
Numbertime (ages 4-5)

: The Family Ness

2.00 Cartoon family adventures.

: Children's BBC: Bump


: The Century of Warfare

Sand and Sea - War in the Mediterranean 1941-1944. When Italy declares war, Britain is determined to defend the Suez
Canal trade route. Colour and B/W...

: News

Regional News and Weather
Followed by Westminster with Nick Ross Live coverage of today's Parliamentary business. Stereo Subtitled ............


Unknown: Nick Ross

: News

Regional News and Weather 611020a

: Today's the Day

Nostalgia quiz. Stereo 24

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Cookery game show. Stereo 68

: The Oprah Winfrey Show

Oprah asks teenagers what they think of television ShOWS. Stereo

: Unspeakable Verse

The series celebrating British and US comic verse looks at rhymes. ...

: Consuming Passions

Ian Parmenter prepares clafouti, a French country dessert. ....


Unknown: Ian Parmenter

: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Q-Less. Dax takes on board Vash, an archaeologist. Unfortunately, interdimensional prankster Q seems to have come alongforthe ride as well.


Commander Benjamin Sisko: Avery Brooks
Odo: Rene Auberjonois
Major KiraNerys: Nana Visitor
Chief O'Brien: Colm Meany
Dr Julian Bashir: Siddig Elfadil
LtJadziaDax: Terry Farrell
Vash: Jennifer Hetrick
Q: John de Lancie

: Rocky Star

On duty at Terminal, Diannehearsa desperate radio message. b/w

: Close Up

Director Ken Loach chooses a dance hall scene from Milos Forman 's A
Blonde in Love.


Director: Ken Loach
Unknown: Milos Forman

: Waiting for God

Comedy series about two rebellious residents of a seaside retirement home.
An unexpected guest and Harvey's fiancee are a source of amusement forTom and Diana.
Written by Michael Aitkens ; Director/Producer
Gareth Gwenlan


Written By: Michael Aitkens
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Diana: Stephanie Cole
Tom: Graham Crowden
Harvey Bains: Daniel Hill
Jane: Janine Duvitski
Basil: Michael Bilton
Lucy Maitland: Francesca Longrigg
Esme Sutherland: Vilma Hollingbery

: First Sight

Black Times
Second of two programmes focusing on the black experience in the south east. Going Home ... Had Enough! Some young black Londoners are giving up on Britain and returningto the West Indian islands of their parents. This programme follows the McCollin family back to
Barbados. Should 34-year-old Cleve, an unemployed graduate from Streatham, make the break and join his sisters?
Producer John Mair ; Editor Alison Rooper 37 A phone-in follows immediately after the programme on BBC Radios Berkshire, Kent, Oxford and GLR. If you would like to take part, call (0171) [number removed].


Producer: John Mair
Editor: Alison Rooper

: Public Eye

Return of the series takinga a look at all aspects of public policy. Hell of a Job
John McGhie asks whetherthe country is facing a return to Victorian workhouse values as global competition forces wages and conditions to the lowest common denominator.
Producer Hilary Rosen ; Editor Mark Wakefield


Unknown: John McGhie
Producer: Hilary Rosen
Editor: Mark Wakefield

: Top Gear

Jeremy Clarkson test drives the new Mercedes E-class. It boasts a host of unique features, but does that make it a more desirable luxury car than the Jaguar? Plus, a trip to the Motorcycle Show at Birmingham's NEC, where Steve Barry and Tiff Needell inspect some new machines.
Producer John Wilcox ; Series producer Jon Bentley


Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Unknown: Steve Barry
Producer: John Wilcox
Producer: Jon Bentley

: In the Company of Men

Last of three documentaries on the Welsh Guards Regiment.
The Brotherhood. Aftertwo and a half years in Northern Ireland, the Prince of Wales Company is preparing to return to its ceremonial role of guardingthe Royal Household. See today's choices.
Director Molly Dineen


Director: Molly Dineen

: Steptoe and Son: The Diploma

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.
A chance to see an episode of the comedy series starring Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H. Corbett which has not been broadcast since its first showing in 1962.

The scrap round is drying up. After an argument with Albert, Harold resigns and begins a new career.
(B/W) (Rpt) (Subtitled)

Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Writer: Ray Gatton
Writer: Alan Simpson
Producer: Duncan Wood
Albert: Wilfrid Brambell
Harold: Harry H. Corbett

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Late Review

Mark Lawson and team review the cultural highlights of the week, including Richard Hoggart 's new book The Way We Live Now.
Producer Andrea Gauld ; Series producer
Michael Poole


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Richard Hoggart
Producer: Andrea Gauld
Producer: Michael Poole

: Weatherview

: The Midnight Hour

With Trevor Phillips. Stereo...........


Unknown: Trevor Phillips.

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30 Deaf-Blind Education in Russia Rpt 36970 l.OOTheAcademyof
Waste? Rpt 43883 1.30YoungTurks in Germany FETV - Short Cuts
2.00 Adults Learning BBC Focus
4.00 Royal Institution Lecture
5.30 RCN Nursing Update
Technology Season
6.00 Flight Simulators and Robots 9936154 6.25 Open Mind: the True Geometry of Nature
6.55 Opening Up Technology
Note: viewers with Programme Delivery Control (PDC) can use the system to record The Learning Zone programmes. See page 77 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.

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.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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