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: Breakfast News

With Signing

: Children's BBC: Lassie

Lassie's litter of puppies is reduced to just one.

: Children's BBC: Swat Kats

The cartoon adventures of two masked superheroes. (Rpt)

: Children's BBC: Smart

Art programme with Zoe Ball. Shown yesterday at 4.35pm on BBC1.


Presenter: Zoe Ball

: The Record

The latest Parliamentary news from both
Houses. Stereo .............................

: Daytime on Two

Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Quinze Minutes (ages 11-13) Visites en France 5610284 9.15
TeachingToday: Art Classics
521913 9.45 Watch (ages 5-7) Festivals and Celebrations - Christmas and the Nativity

: Children's BBC: Playdays

The bus halts at the Poppy Stop. (Stereo)

: Daytime on Two

10.25 Job Bank (ages 16+) Finding Job Stereo 7935333 10.45 Square One TV (ages 9-11) Algebra
11.00 Look and Read (ages 7-9) Earth Warp - the Final Countdown 4179523 11.20 Short Circuit (ages
14-16) Materials and their Properties - Emission Impossible
11.40 The Art (ages 1 1 14) The Art of LivingThingS Stereo 4067791 12.00
English File (ages 14-17) Language and Gender - Big Boys Don't Cry

: Working Lunch

Business and consumer news.

: Daytime on Two

1.00 Scene (ages 13-17) Radio Waves Written by Bernard Farrell Stereo 87791 1.30 Showcase: RE and Collective Worship Stereo 15848159 1.40Thunderbirdsin
French The Man from MI5 (episode 10)
73532739 1.45 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) The Little Fir Tree


Written By: Bernard Farrell Stereo

: Children's BBC: Fiddley Foodle Bird

Animation about a magical bird.

: Sport on Friday

Introduced by Helen Rollason.
Snooker Continuingthe coverage of the UK Championship from the Guild Hall, Preston, featuring action from the first semi-final. Commentary by Ted Lowe , Clive Everton , Ray Edmonds , Dennis Taylor , John Virgo and John Spencer. Producer Paul Davies ; Editor Peter Allden
Including at 3.00 News Regional News; Weather


Introduced By: Helen Rollason.
Commentary By: Ted Lowe
Commentary By: Clive Everton
Commentary By: Ray Edmonds
Commentary By: Dennis Taylor
Commentary By: John Virgo
Commentary By: John Spencer.
Producer: Paul Davies
Editor: Peter Allden

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Today's the Day

Nostalgia quiz with Martyn Lewis. Stereo .33


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Snooker

Further coverage of the first semi-final of the UK Championship from Preston.
Presented by David Vine.


Presented By: David Vine.

: The Munsters: Bats of a Feather

Grandpa turns himself into a bat for Eddie's class pet contest. (B/W)

: The New Avengers

Tale of the Big Y. When a mysterious book revealing the identity of a masterspy goes missing, the New Avengers must track it down.
John Steed PATRICK MACNEE, Mike Gambit
Director Robert Fuest
First shown on ITV


Unknown: Mike Gambit
Unknown: Gareth Hunt
Unknown: Purdey Joanna Lumley.
Unknown: Harmer Derek Waring
Unknown: Irene Jenny Runacre
Unknown: Brandon George Cooper.
Unknown: Turner Roy Marsden
Director: Robert Fuest

: Football Fussball Voetbal

A look back over 40 years of Europe's national and international football.
French teams competing in Europe have frequently played inventive football but lacked a pragmatic edge, often sacrificing success in favour of a glorious playing style. Reims contested two of the first four European Cup finals, but there was to be no success in any competition until 1984.
In Belgium, Anderlecht have a proud European record, and in 1980 an excellent national side stretched the West Germans to the limit in the final of the European Nations Cup.
Featuring interviews with Michel Platini , Michel Hidalgo , Jean Tigana , Paul van Himst, Raymond Kopa and Guy Thys.
Producer Paul McNamara :EditorNiall Sloane


Unknown: Michel Platini
Unknown: Michel Hidalgo
Unknown: Jean Tigana
Unknown: Paul Van
Unknown: Raymond Kopa
Unknown: Guy Thys.
Producer: Paul McNamara
Editor: Niall Sloane

: Top Gear Motorsport

This week, Tony Mason reports from the Isle of Man on Alister McRae 's bid to achieve a unique family hat-trick of British Rally Championship titles followingthe success of father Jimmy and big brother Colin. Steve Berry is also on the Isle of Man, reporting on this year's attempt by Northern
Ireland's Ricky Mitchell to win the Junior Manx Grand Prix. Plus Tiff
Needell reviews the Formula Renault season, in which drivers are fightingfor the chance of a test drive in Damon
Hill's Formula One Williams.
Series producer Ken Pollock ; Executive producer
Dennis Adams Stereo


Unknown: Tony Mason
Unknown: Alister McRae
Unknown: Colin. Steve Berry
Unknown: Ricky Mitchell
Producer: Ken Pollock
Producer: Dennis Adams

: Secret Nature Beyond Tide's Reach

The first in a three-part series in which Andrew Cooper sets out to explore the natural history of the English Channel.
See today's choices.
Editor Justin Smith ; Series producer Andrew Cooper


Unknown: Andrew Cooper
Editor: Justin Smith
Producer: Andrew Cooper

: Not the Nine O'Clock News

More comedy highlights from the classic 1980s sketch show featuring
Rowan Atkinson , Pamela Stephenson , Griff Rhys Jones and Mel Smith.
Directors Bill Wilson , Geoff Posner ; Producers
John Lloyd , Sean Hardie


Unknown: Rowan Atkinson
Unknown: Pamela Stephenson
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Unknown: Mel Smith.
Directors: Bill Wilson
Directors: Geoff Posner
Producers: John Lloyd
Producers: Sean Hardie

: Coogan's Run: Handyman for All Seasons

Six-part comedy series starring Steve Coogan.
1960: a gang of cowboy developers rides into town. Local handyman Ernest Moss stands alone in the fight against a tide of corruption.
See today's choices.


Written By: Henry Normal
Written By: Steve Coogan
Director: Geoff Posner
Producer: Geoff Posner
Producer: David Tyler
Ernest Moss: Steve Coogan
Robin Moss: John Thomson
Florence Mullinger: Felicity Montagu
Francis Burgoyne: Jack Klaff
Valerie Thome: Louise Delamere
Councillor Hillary Crabbe: Adrian Scarborough
PC Ted Cromwell: Philip Martin Brown
Reverend Dowd: Derek Howard
Post Office Barbara: Deddie Davies
Brian the landlord: Geoffrey Leesley
Harry Moss: Henry Normal

: Have I Got News for You

Paul Merton and Ian Hislop 's guests on the satirical news quiz are Labour MP Ken Livingstone and comedian Alan Davies. Hosted by Angus Deayton. Producer Colin Swash
Repeatedtomorrow Stereo .................


Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Ken Livingstone
Unknown: Alan Davies.
Unknown: Angus Deayton.

: Newsnight

With Peter Snow.


Presenter: Peter Snow

: Don't Give Up Your Day Job

A six-part, off-the-wall talent show, where celebrity guests review new acts, helped by the studio audience. Hosted by comedian Paul Brophy.
Producer Jim Brown ; Series producer Ewan Angus
PHONE-IN: to vote for acts telephone: actoneO[number removed];act two O[number removed]; act three [number removed]; actfour[number removed]; act five O[number removed]; act six [number removed]; act seven [number removed]; act eight [number removed]; act nine 089 1 [number removed]. Lines are open until 11 .00am on Saturday. Calls cost a maximum of 1 Op.


Unknown: Paul Brophy.
Producer: Jim Brown
Producer: Ewan Angus

: Weatherview

: Ran

Continuing the season of great films celebrating 100 years of cinema, director Akira Kurosawa brings his mastery of the samurai epic to this spectacular transposition of King Lear to feudal Japan. Starring Tatsuya Nakadai

In Ran, meaning "Chaos", Hidetora, an aged warlord, plans to divide his land among his three sons. But the youngest, Saburo, incurs the old man's wrath. Before long, the heirs to the kingdom are at war and chaos reigns.
In Japanese with English subtitles. (1985)
See Films: pages 65-72 *****


Director: Akira Kurosawa
Lord Hidetora: Tatsuya Nakadai
Taro: Satoshi Terao
Jiro: Jinpachi Nezu
Saburo: Daisuke Ryu
Lady Kaede: Mieko Harada
The Fool: Peter
Kurogane: Hisashii Gawa
Tango: Masayuke Yui
Lady Sue: Yoshiko Miyazaki

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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