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: Breakfast News

With signing..................................

: Children's BBC: Lassie

Lassie and a forest ranger help to train a prize bull.

: Children's BBC: Blue Peter

Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1.

: The Record

Parliamentary news. Stereo ..........

: Nancy Wake: Codename the White Mouse

Profile of the most decorated woman of the Second World War. Rpt .........

: Prue Leith's Tricks of the Trade

Choosing and preparing fruit.

: Children's BBC: Playdays


: Squibs

Musical. Debts, caused by her gamblingfather, are leading cockney flower seller Squibs
Hopkins to despair. Then London bobby Charley Lee comes to her aid.
Director Henry Edwards (1935) B/W * See Films: pages 73-80 ***


Unknown: Charley Lee
Director: Henry Edwards

: The Fugitive

Richard Kimble forgets he is innocent.
FirstshownonlTV B/W Subtitled .........


Unknown: Richard Kimble

: Working Lunch

Business news. Stereo .....................

: Children's BBC: Bump


: Children's BBC: Spot


: Movie Magic

Miniature pyrotechnics. Rpt .....

: Even More of... Glynn Christian

Today, vegetarian recipes to make in the microwave.

: A Helping Hand

How Beth Marcelino , a former political prisoner, helps political detainees come to terms with their experiences...


Unknown: Beth Marcelino

: The Century of Warfare

The Gulf War and the Future. The story of the conflict in the Gulf, starting with Iraq's invasion of Kuwait. Last in the series.
Colour and 8/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

: Today's the Day

Nostalgia quiz.

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Daily cookery game show. stereo .......

: The Oprah Winfrey Show

Today, parents unable to let their children livetheirown lives. Stereo Subtitled.

: Unspeakable Verse

Last in the series celebrating comic verse..........................................

: Turning Points

Actress Prunella Scales reveals what led herto specialise in TV comedies..


Unknown: Prunella Scales

: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Vortex. An alien criminal tells Odo he can locate other shape-shifters.

: The O Zone

Featured in this week's pop magazine are Menswearand Ruth. Presented by Jamie Theakston and Jane Middlemiss.
Producer Paul Smith


Unknown: Menswearand Ruth.
Presented By: Jamie Theakston
Presented By: Jane Middlemiss.
Producer: Paul Smith

: Waiting for God

Diana decides to enterthe political arena, but runs into opposition.
Written by Michael Aitkens : Director/Producer
GarethGwenlan Rpt Stereo Subtitled ...


Unknown: Tom Graham Crowden.
Unknown: Diana Stephanie Cole
Unknown: Jane Janine Duvitski
Unknown: Harvey Bains Daniel Hill
Unknown: Marion Sandra Payne.
Unknown: Geoffrey Andrew Tourell
Unknown: Basil Michael Bilton.
Unknown: Antonio Chico Andrade.
Unknown: Jack Scott Bill Stewart
Written By: Michael Aitkens

: South Southern Eye

A Horse Called Valley
When Sarah Shoemark 's horse Valley died in a road accident, herwhole life changed. More than 30 accidents a day involve horses. What can be done to make the sport safer?
Producer Jane French; Editor Jonathan Bridger
Postponed from 30 November


Unknown: Sarah Shoemark
Editor: Jonathan Bridger

: Public Eye

The coach industry's reputation is being undermined by operators willing to cut comers and costs. Tim Rogers talks to drivers and companies who fearforthe safety of passengers.
Producer Mark Savage: Editor Mark Wakefield


Talks: Tim Rogers

: Top Gear

Quentin Willson previews the new 200 series from Rover. Top Gear
Motorsport is tomorrow at 8.00pm.
Producer John Willcox ; Series producer Jon Bentley


Unknown: Quentin Willson
Producer: John Willcox
Producer: Jon Bentley

: The Ghostbusters of East Finchley

Fourth in a six-part comedy drama about a misfit who becomes a tax-fraud investigator.
Kevin poses as an undertakerand makes some unpleasant discoveries. See today's choices.
Written by Tony Grounds ; Director Jim Gillespie
Producer Andree Molyneux


Written By: Tony Grounds
Director: Jim Gillespie
Producer: Andree Molyneux
Kevin: Paul Reynolds
Jackie: Catherine Holman
Grace: Jan Francis
Joe Small: Bill Paterson
Thane: Ray Winstone
Frankie: Christopher Fulford
Brenda: Jane Cox
William Shakespeare: Richard Clifford
Butch: Marc Warren
Elizabeth: Carol MacReaoy
Gleeson: Roger Hammond
Mrs Taylor: Toni Palmer
MrWheatleyJr: Geoffrey Beevers
Stan: Joe Melia
Hilda: Sheila Reid
Thelma Thane: Barbara Keogh

: The Young Ones

Chaotic comedy, starring Ade Edmondson, Rik Mayall, Nigel Planer, Christopher Ryan and Alexei Sayle. Written by Ben Elton, Rik Mayall, Lise Mayer Producer Paul Jackson


Writer: Ben Elton
Writer: Rik Mayall
Writer: Lise Mayer
Producer: Paul Jackson
Vyvyan: Ade Edmondson
Rick: Rik Mayall
Neil: Nigel Planer
Mike: Christopher Ryan
The Balowski Family: Alexei Sayle

: Doctors in the Dock

A Fatal Prescription
Followinga patient's death,
Dr Patrick Hickey was struck off the medical register. He believes this was because he used altemative medicine. See today's choices.
Producer Emma Walker ; Series producer Tim Haines
Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Unknown: Dr Patrick Hickey
Producer: Emma Walker
Producer: Tim Haines

: Newsnight

With PeterSnow. Subtitled .........

: Late Review

The week's arts highlights.
11.55 Weatherview

: The Midnight Hour

With Trevor Phillips.


Unknown: Trevor Phillips.

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30 Teletel - with subtitles.
Rpt 23408 1.00 Children and New Technology Rpt 30311 1.30
Animated English - the Creature Comforts Story - with subtitles.
FETV - Short Cuts
2.00 The Fashion Business
BBC Focus
4.00 The Science Archive and Royal
Institution Discourse Rpt 59514 5.30 RCN Nursing Update: Unit 61
Technology Season
6.00 The Great Egg Race: The Greasy Pole Rpt 53137 6.30 Great
Experiments: Energy for Sale

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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