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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signingand subtitles.

: Children's BBC: Stingray

Admiral Denver loses his memory. (Rpt)

: Children's BBC: Really Wild Show

Shown yesterday at 4.35pm on BBC1.

: Children's BBC: Little Polar Bear

Arctic fun. Repeated at 2.00pm.

: Children's BBC: Teddy Trucks

Animated antics. Repeated at 2.05pm.

: The Record

Parliamentary update.

: Daytime on Two

Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.05 Job Bank (ages 14+) Fisherman stereo 1829979 9.15Teaching Today Stereo 732028 9.45 Watch (ages 5-7) Art -Places

: Children's BBC: Playdays

Poppy has fun playing with water.

: Daytime on Two

10.30 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7)
3456028 10.45 Numbers Plus (ages 6-7) Stereo 3444283 11.00 Look and Read
(ages 7-9+) Stereo 6142221 11.20Short Circuit (ages 14-16)
11.40 Belief File (ages 11-14) Islam
Stereo 4523573 12.00 English File (ages 14-17) Texts in Time

: Working Lunch

Business developments.

: Daytime on Two

1.00 Scene (ages 13-17) Family - Spy in the Cab Written by Nigel Williams
Subtitled 86689 1.30 Showcase 63916365 1.45 Words and Pictures
(ages 5-7)


Written By: Nigel Williams

: Children's BBC: Little Polar Bear

Shown at 8.30am. (Rpt)

: Children's BBC: Teddy Trucks

Shown at 8.35am. (Rpt)

: Open View

Open University preview. Stereo.

: Sport on Friday

Introduced by Helen Rollason.
Moto-cross The International Series in Swindon, Britain's biggest event for overa decade. Commentary by Barry Nutley. Ice Skating A preview of the World
Championships, which begin next week in Canada. With Sue Barker, Robin Cousins. Rugby Union A look forward to the games England vlreland, Wales v France.
Cricket World Cup semi-finals review and a look ahead to Sunday's final.
Producer Lakviar Singh ; Editor Peter Alkten Stereo.
Including at 3.00 News Regional News and Weather


Introduced By: Helen Rollason.
Commentary By: Barry Nutley.
Unknown: Robin Cousins.
Producer: Lakviar Singh
Editor: Peter Alkten Stereo.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Today's the Day

News quiz about the past.

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Cookery game show.

: Esther

Sir Francis and Lady Dashwood participate in a debate on the upper class. Stereo ..

: The Village

Tony and Jumbo go to the disco.
First shown on ITV

: The Munsters

Lily Munster, Girl Model. Lily is determined to find a job where she will be appreciated, b/w

: The Champions

Spy series from the 1960s about three secret agents given supernatural powers. The Gilded Cage. Richard's talents as a codebreaker lie behind his abduction.
Written by Philip Broadley ; Director Cyril Frankel
First shown on ITV Subtitled ...............


Written By: Philip Broadley
Director: Cyril Frankel
Richard Barrett: William Gaunt
Sharron MacReady: Alexandra Bastedo
CraigStirling: Stuart Damon
Tremayne: Anthony Nicholls
Symons: John Carson
Lovegrove: Clinton Greyn

: Electric Circus

Danny DeVito , starof the new film Get Shorty, is interviewed tonight on the entertainment show presented by Emma Forbes , with Adem Ay.
ProducerChris Bellinger Stereo ....


Unknown: Danny Devito
Presented By: Emma Forbes

: A Bloody Art

Leading sportswriter John Rodda casts his experienced eye over the state of boxing in the countdown to Frank Bruno's defence tomorrow of his WBC heavyweight title against Mike Tyson. Naseem Hamed, Henry Cooper and promoter Frank Warren contribute to a debate of the crisis in the sport that Rodda says stems from a decline in the standards of sportsmanship, discipline and the skills of the amateur code.


Presenter: John Rodda
Interviewee: Naseem Hamed
Interviewee: Henry Cooper
Interviewee: Frank Warren
Director: Gerry Pomeroy
Executive Producer: Debbie Christie

: Secret Nature: Isles of Scilly

Andrew Cooper discovers a surprising subtropical paradise just 25 miles from Lands End. Set in the dramatic isolation of the Atlantic, it is home to a wonderful mix of common and exotic wildlife, from wandering seabirds to grey seals.


Presenter/Series Producer: Andrew Cooper
Editor: Justin Smith

: Gardeners' World

Geoff Hamilton has topical tips for spring and Gay Search talks to the head gardener at
Devon's Coleton Fishacre , one of the National Trust's most beautiful properties. Plus features from Sussex and Scotland. See today's choices. Series producer John Percival ; Executive producer
TonyLaryea Stereo ♦ See Geoff Hamilton : page 33 + Readers' Offer: page


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Coleton Fishacre
Producer: John Percival
Unknown: Geoff Hamilton

: The Fast Show

More rapid-fire comedy, as Unlucky Alf attempts to propose to his loved one, football expert Ron Manager is lost for words and Colin Hunt holds court in his natural habitat. See today's choices. Directors Mark Mylod and Sid Roberson
Producers Paul Whitehouse and Charlie Higson


Unknown: Ron Manager
Unknown: Colin Hunt
Directors: Mark Mylod
Directors: Sid Roberson
Producers: Paul Whitehouse
Producers: Charlie Higson

: Red Dwarf VI: Rimmerworld

A cowardly scheme to save himself from a disintegrating ship backfires badly on Rimmer.


Writer: Rob Grant
Writer: Doug Naylor
Director: Andy de Emmony
Producer: Justin Judd
Rimmer: Chris Barrie
Lister: Craig Charles
Cat: Danny John-Jules
Kryten: Robert Llewellyn

: Fist of Fun

Comedy and sketches with a surreal edge from Richard Herring ,
Stewart Lee , Peter Baynham and Kevin Eldon. Also including Ian News
With Ian Lewis and Ian Ketterman.
Director Nick Wood ; Producer Sarah Smith
Followed by The Family Album
Funeral director Michael Nodes and a picture of his grandfather.


Unknown: Richard Herring
Unknown: Stewart Lee
Unknown: Peter Baynham
Unknown: Kevin Eldon.
Unknown: Ian Ketterman.
Director: Nick Wood
Producer: Sarah Smith
Director: Michael Nodes

: Newsnight

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

: The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer

Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer present a British Information Board film starring Jack Dent and Eric Potter and take a look at some top-selling magazines.
Producer John Birkin ; Executive producer Alan Marks


Unknown: Vic Reeves
Unknown: Bob Mortimer
Unknown: Jack Dent
Unknown: Eric Potter
Producer: John Birkin
Producer: Alan Marks

: The All-New Alexei Sayle Show

Unseasonal Yuletide fun with the help of singer Billy Bragg , while Dr Jordan is set to be reported for unprofessional conduct in Psycho Ward Eleven. With guest appearances by Jean Marsh , PeterO'Brien and John Sparkes. DirectorMetin Huseyin; Producer Alan Nixon
12.15 Weatherview


Singer: Billy Bragg
Unknown: Jean Marsh
Unknown: John Sparkes.
Producer: Alan Nixon

: Under Exposed

The Private Collector. The series ends with Graham Ovenden , whose vast collection includes the intimate, controversial child portraits taken by Lewis Carroll. With Muriel Gray.
Executive producers Janey Walker , Jeremy Gibson
NEXT SERIES: Under Exposed would like to know about photographs which have intense meaningfor you. Write to: PO Box 229, Bristol, BS99 7JN. Please do not send photographs.


Unknown: Graham Ovenden
Unknown: Lewis Carroll.
Unknown: Muriel Gray.
Producers: Janey Walker
Producers: Jeremy Gibson

: The Loved One

Black comedy starring
Robert Morse , Rod Steiger
Arriving in California to visit his uncle, Dennis Barlow takesajob at a pet cemetery where he finds himself in the bizarre world of morticians.
Director Tony Richardson (1965)
See Films: pages 46-49 ***


Unknown: Robert Morse
Unknown: Rod Steiger
Unknown: Dennis Barlow
Director: Tony Richardson
Dennis Barlow: Robert Morse
MrJoyboy: Rod Steiger
Harry/Wilbur: Jonathan Winters
General Brinkman: Dana Andrews
MrKenton: Milton Berle
Sir Francis Hinsley: John Gielgud
Immigration officer: James Coburn
Mr Starker: Liberace

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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.

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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