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: See Hear Breakfast News

Daily recording of BBC1's 7am News, with Signing and subtitles.

: Children's BBC: Stingray

Animation. The crew faces a confusing situation. (Rpt) (Subtitled)

: Children's BBC: Blue Peter

Shown last Friday on BBC1. (Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Songs of Praise

Shown yesterday at 5.55pm on BBC I

: Daytime on Two

Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.05 Christianity in Today's World (ages 11-16) Stereo 6630816 9.25 Movable Feasts(ages7-ll) 1572019 9.40
Square One (ages 9-11)

: Children's BBC: Playdays

How various art materials are made.

: Daytime on Two

10.25 Hotch Potch House (ages 3-5)
Bend and Stretch Stereo 9900516 10.45 Look and Read (ages 7-9+) Spywatch-Captured Stereo 5968570 11.05ZigZag (ages 8- 10+) Stereo 6818212 11.25
Technology Starters (ages 9-12) 6610564 11.40 English Time (ages
11-14) Stereo 4290293 12.00 History File (ages 11-16)

: Working Lunch

Live daily business news from around
Britain With Fiona Foster. Stereo..... FANTASY SHARES COMPETITION: see Ceefax page 21


Unknown: Fiona Foster.

: Daytime on Two

1.00 History File (ages 11-16)
82009361 1.20 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Stereo Subtitled 82029125 1.40StOrytime (ages 4-5)

: Children's BBC: Penny Crayon

Animation about a girl and her fantasy world. (Rpt)

: East Anglian Gardens

Peter Seabrook visits the Rev Wilson in his rectory garden at Bulwick.


Unknown: Peter Seabrook
Unknown: Rev Wilson

: Aloha Summer

Surfing drama. Hawaii, 1959: young Mike Tognetti, on holiday with his parents, begins to learn about the pain of growing up.
Director Tommy Lee Wallace (1988, PG)
See Films: pages 59-66
Including at 3.00 News Regional News and Weather


Unknown: Mike Tognetti
Director: Tommy Lee Wallace
Mike Tognetti: Chris Makepeace
Kenzo Konishi: Ywi Okumoto
Chuck Granville: Don Michael Paul
Lani Kepoo: Tia Carrere
Yukinaga Konishi: Sho Kosugi

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Today's the Day

The third quarterfinal of the daily nostalgia quiz, with Martyn Lewis.


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Daily cookery game show. * Antony Worrall Thompson : page 40


Unknown: Antony Worrall Thompson

: Esther

Guests who choose to pursue dangerous pastimes talk to Esther Rantzen, including actor Brian Blessed , determined to conquer Mount Everest. Stereo .....


Unknown: Brian Blessed

: The Village

WPC Sue Woodcock makes her debut in Mother Goose and Tony shows an unusual interest in a racehorse.
Producers Nigel Farrell , Paul Sommers ; Director
Paul Sommers Next episode tomorrow at 5.30pm
First shown on ITV ....


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

: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

A Dream of Jennifer. The past returns to endanger Buck when he thinks he has seen his 20th-century girlfriend
Jennifer in 25th-century New Chicago. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century continues on Wednesdayat6.45pm Rpt .................

: Tex Avery


: Young Musicians 96

National Keyboard Final
In the first of this week's five national finals from the Birmingham Conservatoire,
Julien Cheriyan , Alison Farr ,
David Quigley , Peter Roper-Curzon and Daniel Smith compete to qualify for next Sunday's concerto final.
Lucy Parham , Ronan O'Hora and Paul Lewis are the judges. See today's choices. Director David Stevens : Executive producer
Bob Lockyer The National Brass Final is tomorrow at7.30pm Stereo ................................ Event sponsored by Lloyds Bank


Unknown: Julien Cheriyan
Unknown: Alison Farr
Unknown: David Quigley
Unknown: Peter Roper-Curzon
Unknown: Daniel Smith
Unknown: Lucy Parham
Unknown: Ronan O'Hora
Unknown: Paul Lewis
Director: David Stevens
Producer: Bob Lockyer

: Horizon

Inside Chernobyl Sarcophagus
It is five years since the Horizon crew became the first western broadcasting team to film inside Chernobyl's damaged nuclear reactor building. This update takes the team back to check on events. Three scientists from the original Soviet team not to have died from stress or radiation testify to fears that a chain reaction is still a danger. Producer Edward Briffa ; Series editor John Lynch


Producer: Edward Briffa
Editor: John Lynch

: The X Files

Another chance to see an episode from the acclaimed sci-fi series.
Deep Throat. Mulder and Scully probe the case of a test pilot who disappears after participating in secret test flights.
* Rrs latest pin-up: page 8


Fox Mulder: David Duchovny
Dana Scully: Gillian Anderson
Deep Throat: Jerry Hardin
Paul Mossinger: Michael Bryan French
Emil: Seth Green
Mrs Budahas: Gabrielle Rose
Ladonna: Monica Parker
Verta McLennen: Sheila Moore
Zoe: Lalainia Lindbjerg

: This Life

The second episode of an 11-part comic drama.
Happy Families. Warren needs a place to live after landing his dream job. See today's choices.
Written by Amy Jenkins ; Producer Jane Fallon
Director Sam Miller ; Repeated on Friday at I 1.50pm


Written By: Amy Jenkins
Producer: Jane Fallon
Producer: Directorsam Miller
Miles: Jack Davenport
Milly: Amita Dhiri
Warren: Jason Hughes
Egg: Andrew Lincoln
Anna: Daniela Nardini
Hooperman: Geoffrey Bateman
Delilah: Charlotte Bicknell
O'Donnell: David Mallinson
Graham: Cyril Nri
Jo: Steve John Shepherd
Kira: Luisa Bradshaw-White
Kelly: Sacha Craise
Truelove: Keith-Lee Castle

: Newsnight

Analysis of today's news stories.
With PeterSnow. subtitled .........

: Acting with ... Prunella Scales: How to Get the Laughs with the Words

The first of three workshops in which famous actors share some of their stage secrets with a group of budding young thespians.
In this programme, Prunella Scales directs her pupils in the techniques she has acquired in the art of using words to amuse. Possibly best known for her role as Sybil Fawlty, the hectoring wife of hotelier John Cleese in the classic comedy Fawlty Towers, Scales demonstrates her art with extracts from works that include Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, and Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party. Director David G Croft ; Producer John Archer
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Sybil Fawlty
Unknown: John Cleese
Unknown: Oscar Wilde
Unknown: Tom Stoppard
Unknown: Harold Pinter
Director: David G Croft
Producer: John Archer

: The Midnight Hour

Late-night political chat show.
With Bernard Ingham.


Unknown: Bernard Ingham.

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30 An English Accent
1.00 Catalysts Against Pollution subtitled 51046 1.30 Psychology in Action UnderstandingViolence Owing to live coverage of the Oscars, the Learning Zone programmes scheduled for the slot between
2.00am and 6.00am will now be broadcast on Friday

: The Oscars - Live: the 68th Academy Awards

Live from the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, Barry Norman reports from the film industry's most glittering night of the year. Hopes for British success at the ceremony are high, with the likes of Kate Winslet (Best Supporting Actress), Michael Radford (Best Director) and Tim Roth (Best Supporting Actor) among the seven British actors and directors nominated. The ceremony will be hosted by Whoopi Goldberg.
Producer Bruce Thompson
Highlights are on Tuesday at 10.00pm on BBC 1 Stereo
Here are the Barrys: page 37
Win a trip to New York with Barry Norman: page 38
Radio Times reader offer: page


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Kate Winslet
Unknown: Michael Radford
Unknown: Tim Roth
Unknown: Whoopi Goldberg
Producer: Bruce Thompson
Unknown: Barry Norman

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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