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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signing and subtitles. Stereo.

: Children's BBC: Stingray

Puppets. An encounter with the people who live under the sea.

: Children's BBC: Take Two

Shown yesterday at 4.35pm on BBC1.

: Children's BBC: Wishing

Animation. Lucy and Giggle the clown cheer up the toys. Repeated at 2.00pm. (Rpt) (Stereo)

: The Record

Parliamentary updates. Stereo ....

: Daytime on Two

Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.05 Mathsphere Special (ages 12-16) Direction Stereo 6594060 9.25 English
Express (ages 9-11)
9.45 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) You Can't Catch Me

: Children's BBC: Playdays

Poppy discovers she may be part of a fairy story. (Stereo)

: Daytime on Two

10.25 Numbertime (ages 4-5) Sideby Side Stereo 6059440 10.45 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) Changes in Material 3082447 11.00 Around Scotland (ages 10-12) Act of Union
11.20 Music Makers (ages 7-9+)
Animals and the Environment 6573089 11.40 Study Ireland (ages
11-16) From Home Rule to Partition
Stereo 4161737 12.00 TV6 (ages 15-19) The Environment

: Working Lunch

Business information. Stereo ..........

: Daytime on Two

1.00 The Geography Programme (ages
11-16) People and Maps
1.20 Zig Zag (ages 8-10+) Where You Live, Where I Live stereo 82990669 1.40 Come Outside (ages 4-5)

: Children's BBC: Wishing

Shown at 8.25am. (Rpt) (Stereo)

: The Andrew Neil Show

Talk show, presented by Andrew Neil.
For details see yesterday


Presenter: Andrew Neil

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Westminster with Nick Ross

Live coverage of Parliamentary events.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Today's the Day

The first semi-final in the nostalgia quiz.
Hosted by Martyn Lewis. Stereo............


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Culinary game show. Stereo ................

: The Oprah Winfrey Show

Sylvester Stallone and actor/model Cindy Crawford are today's guests in the movie capital of the world as Oprah Winfrey visits Hollywood. Stereo


Unknown: Sylvester Stallone
Unknown: Cindy Crawford

: A Week to Remember

Pathe News from 1956. s/w

: More Secret Gardens

Occasional series about some of Britain's hidden horticultural delights. In a small part of Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham, Chris and Margaret Jones have created a small but perfectly formed garden.


Unknown: Margaret Jones

: Star Trek: the Next Generation

The Pegasus. Riker faces a conflict of loyalties when he accompanies his past and present commanding officers on a secret assignment.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is tomorrow at 6 00pm


Captain Jean-Luc Picard: Patrick Stewart
Commander William Riker: Jonathan Frakes
Admiral Pressman: Terry O'Quinn
Lt Commander Data: Brent Spiner
Dr Beverly Crusher: Gates McFadden
Lt CommanderGeordi La Forge: Levar Burton

: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

Space Rockers. Buck has to prevent the sinister manager of a rock group from seizing control of the galaxy through mind control.

: Young Musicians 96

National Percussion Final
The beat goes on tonight as thejury - Richard Benjafield , Paul Clarvisand
David Corkhill - selects one candidate to go forward to Sunday's concerto final from a category making only its second appearance. The competitors are Edward Cervenka, Tim Gunnell , James Hart , Michael Rives and Sam Walton. Presented by Sarah Walker.
Director Simon Broughton ; Producer Caroline Speed The National Woodwind Final istomorrow at 7.00pm


Unknown: Richard Benjafield
Unknown: Paul Clarvisand
Unknown: David Corkhill
Unknown: Tim Gunnell
Unknown: James Hart
Unknown: Michael Rives
Unknown: Sam Walton.
Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Director: Simon Broughton

: University Challenge

The London School of Economics faces Pembroke College, Oxford, in the second quarter-final. With Jeremy Paxman.


Presenter: Jeremy Paxman
Director: Vernon Antcliffe
Producer: Peter Gwyn

: Modern Times: Beautiful Men

Having seen their Miss World competition banished from terrestrial television, Eric and Julia Morley have moved on, launching Mr World. The cameras follow three contestants who dream of winning the title they hope will change their lives. See today's choices.
See Polly Toynbee: page 16


Unknown: Julia Morley
Unknown: Mr World.
Producer: Helena Appio
Series Editor: Stephen Lambert

: A Man's World

Fourth in a six-part series that looks at attitudes towards masculinity in Britain. The Father. In the early decades of this century, fathers were not expected to participate in the care of their offspring. That area was regarded as women's work. Some fathers challenged the stereotype and helped out in private. But public displays, such as pushing a pram in the street, would be met with ridicule by other men. Relationships between fathers and children were strained by work, poverty, war and their attitudes; but fatherhood gave many men profound emotional experiences. Narrated by Tom Georgeson.
Producer Steve Humphries ; Executive producer
Sam Organ


Unknown: Tom Georgeson.
Producer: Steve Humphries

: Party Political Broadcast

By the Liberal Democrats. With subtitles. Shown at 8.55pm on BBC 1 and 10.00pm on ITV

: Newsnight

The Dealing with Drugs series continues with a special edition in which BBC Social Affairs Editor Niall Dickson travels to the US to reassess the Just Say No campaign of the eighties. Ridiculed at the time, the initiative spearheaded by Nancy Reagan led to a significant reduction in drug abuse. The encouraging trend has not been continued under the Clinton administration. Hosted by Kirsty Wark.
The Dealing with Drugs season continues in Public Eye tomorrow at 8pm (Subtitled)


Reporter: Niall Dickson
Presenter: Kirsty Wark.
Producer: Simon Andrewes
Editor: Peter Horrocks

: Murder One

Another chance to see the fourth episode of the 23-part crime drama series starring Daniel Benzali
Chapter Four. Hollywood bad boy Neil Avedon is granted bail, despite the ambiguous results of his lie-detector test. Shown yesterday at 9.00pm. For cast see yesterday
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Daniel Benzali
Unknown: Neil Avedon

: The Midnight Hour

With Andrew Neil , Stereo .........


Unknown: Andrew Neil

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30 The Physics of Ball Games Subtitled 57436 1.00 Nathan the Wise
Extracts from the 18th-century German play by Gothold Lessing Rpt 71664 1.30 Modelling in the Motor Industry Rpt
Night School
2.00 TeachingToday Plus - Primary Science Case Studies
BBC Focus
4.00 Benefits Agency Today (With signing and subtitles)
4.15Tapeless Health and Safety in the Non-Linear Environment
86725041 4.30 Disability Today (With signing and subtitles) Rpt 92157 5.00 Voluntary Sector Television: Young people and the vote, consultancy for small charities, new accounting regulations. (With subtitles)
Open University
6.00 Stressed Materials
6.25 Miles of Aisles
6.50 A New Role for Men


Play By: Gothold Lessing

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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.

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