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: Breakfast News

With signing and subtitles

: Children's BBC: Lassie

Lassie brings together a lonely vet and a dog.

: Children's BBC: Blue Peter

Shown last Friday. (Stereo)

: Songs of Praise

Shown yesterday at 6.10pm on BBC 1

: Blitz on Cartooning

The art of drawing cartoons, with Bruce Blitz. Today, cartoon animals. Rpt ...


Unknown: Bruce Blitz.

: Seabrook's Year

The first of five daily films chronicling year in the life of shepherd and farm worker Richard Seabrook.


Unknown: Richard Seabrook.

: Gypsy Colt

Family drama starring
Donna Corcoran
* A drought forces the MacWade family to sell a treasured horse, but the colt keeps coming nome.
Director AndrewMarton (1954) ♦ See Films: pages 47-52 ***


Unknown: Donna Corcoran

: The Fugitive

The End Is but the Beginning. Kimble has an opportunity to fake his own death.
FirstshownonlTV B/W

: Working Lunch

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

: Children's BBC: William's Wish Wellingtons

Cartoon. (Rpt) (Stereo)

: Nina Costantinovna

At 84, Nina Constantinovna tells her story. Born into a noble Russian family and orphaned, she suffered nine years in Siberia and was banished for 11 years but, despite the privations, managed to lookafterherchildren


Unknown: Nina Constantinovna

: More Secret Gardens

Nan Hicks 's cottage garden at Scarthwaite, Grange in Borrowdale, Cumbria.


Unknown: Nan Hicks

: Blue Fire Lady

IDrama starring
Cathryn Harrison
Although forbidden by herfatherto ride, Jenny Grey is determined to spend her life with horses, especially the spirited filly Blue Fire Lady.
Director Ross Dimseyl (1977) ♦ See Films: pages 47-52 **
Including at 3.00 News Regional News and Weather


Unknown: Cathryn Harrison
Unknown: Jenny Grey
Director: Ross Dimseyl

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Today's the Day

Daily quiz, with Martyn Lewis , Stereo ... COMPETITION LINE: telephone [number removed] (39pper minute cheap rate. 49p per minute at other times). Lines close daily at midnight.


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Daily cookery game show. Stereo .......

: Esther

Today'stopic: secrets. Guests include former double agent Oleg Gordievsky.


Unknown: Oleg Gordievsky.

: The Village

A light-hearted look at the day-to-day dramas, joys and tragedies of the village community of Bentley in Hampshire, filmed during more than two years. Showing three times a week. Next episode tomorrow at 5.30pm
Producers Nigel Farrell and Paul Sommers
Director Paul Sommers First shown on ITV .


Producers: Nigel Farrell
Producers: Paul Sommers
Director: Paul Sommers

: Turning Points

A series in which well known people look back on a significant moment in their lives. Today, Sam West , son of Timothy West and Prunella Scales , describes tryingto become a chemistry professor before he became an actor.
Producer Michael Le Moignan


Unknown: Sam West
Unknown: Timothy West
Unknown: Prunella Scales
Producer: Michael Le Moignan

: Space Precinct

Flash. A deadly new designerdrughits the city. An alien reports his girlfriend missing, but his motives are devious.
Written by James Hendrie StereoSubtitied


Written By: James Hendrie
Lieutenant Patrick Brogan: Ted Shackelford
Officer Jack Haldane: Robyoung Blood
Officer Jane Castle: Simone Bendix
Sally Brogan: Nancy Paul
Matt: Nic Klein
Liz: Megan Olive
Podly: Jerome Willis

: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

Plot to Kill a City (part 2). Buckfaces danger when his identity is discovered by sinister scientist Kellog.


Buck Rogers: Gil Gerard
Kellog: Frank Gorshin
ColWilmaDeering: Erin Gray
DrHuer: Tim O'Connor
Twiki: Felix Scilla

: Hidden Empire

First of six drama documentaries about courageous individuals fightingfortheir convictions against a backdrop of colonial power.
The Equalizer. A young boy survives the Amritsar Massacre of 1919, in which troops under British command kill hundreds of Indian demonstrators.
He vows revenge and fortwenty years patiently tracks down those responsible, waitingfor a time when they will all be together. In March he gets his chance, in Caxton Hall in London. But can the dapper Udham Singh really pull the trigger?
Producer Salim Salam ; Director Horace Ove


Unknown: Udham Singh
Producer: Salim Salam

: Horizon: The Butchers of Boxgrove

In 1993 a mysterious fossil was discovered in a Sussex gravel pit. It was the shin bone of a human ancestor, nearly half a million years old. So began a prehistoric detective story to solve the mystery of "Boxgrove Man".
See today's choices.
Britain's 480,000-year-old man: p20


Producer: Chris Hale
Editor: John Lynch

: Trade Secrets

Professionals share their expertise. In the first of the series, five top breeders reveal the secrets of dealing with doggy behaviour, from making a new puppy feel at home to deterring a canine thief.
Series producer Alexandra Fraser


Producer: Alexandra Fraser

: Million Dollar Babies

First in a two-part drama starring Beau Bridges , Celine Bonnier Ontario, 1934: the wife of a poor
French-Canadian farmer gives birth to a record five children, and the couple find their lives changed as the media descend. But worse is to come when the Canadian government threatens to take the quins away from their parents. Concluded tomorrow at 9.00pm.


Unknown: Beau Bridges
Unknown: Celine Bonnier
Dr Allan Roy Dafoe: Beau Bridges
Elzire Dionne: Celine Bonnier
Oliva Dionne: Roy Dupuis
Helena Reid: Kate Nelligan
Martin Poulin: Remy Girard
Emilie Dionne: Samantha Gilliland
Marie Dionne: Emily Gilliland
Annette Dionne: Erin Morris-Vanasse

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: The Brains Trust

A new six-part version of the broadcasting classic which was launched on BBC Radio in 1941 and moved to television in the fifties.
A panel of intellectuals from different fields tackles a variety of viewers' questions on the big issues. Tonight the brains belong to scientist
Lewis Wolpert , philosopher Edward de Bono , doctor and director Jonathan Miller and Booker prize-winning novelist Antonia Byatt. Chaired by Mary Ann Sieghart , Assistant Editor of The 77mes.
Producer Michael Roberts
Series producer Chris Salt


Unknown: Lewis Wolpert
Unknown: Edward de Bono
Director: Jonathan Miller
Unknown: Antonia Byatt.
Unknown: Mary Ann Sieghart
Producer: Michael Roberts
Producer: Chris Salt

: Weatherview

: The Midnight Hour

Political chat show.

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30 Questions of National Identity
Rpt 12489 1.30 Business: In Search of Identity
2.00 French Experience
BBC Focus
4.00 Perspective: Understanding Asthma 20996 4.30 Perspective:
Reconstructive Surgery 16118 5.00 Pathways to Care 51793 5.30 RCN Nursing Update
Business and Work
6.00 Working All Hours: Brave New Work Rpt 2737373 6.45 This
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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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