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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signing and subtitles. Stereo,

: The Roaring Twenties

Crime drama, the first of three films featuring Humphrey Bogart
Also starring James Cagney
Returning home from the First World
War, Eddie Bartlett finds that his old job has been filled, but a chance meeting introduces him to the world of bootlegging.
Director Raoul Walsh (1939, PG) B/W * See Films: pages 49-58 ****


Unknown: James Cagney
Unknown: Eddie Bartlett
Director: Raoul Walsh
Eddie Bartlett: James Cagney
George Hally: Humphrey Bogart
Lloyd Hart: Jeffrey Lynn
Jean Sherman: Priscilla Lane
Panama Smith: Gladys George

: Across the Pacific

Spy drama, second of three filmsfeaturing Humphrey Bogart
Also starring Sydney Greenstreet
Rick Leland is given a fake dishonourable discharge from the US army and assigned to find suspected enemy agents. Rick Leland
Director John Huston (1942) B/W .... ♦ See Films: pages 49-58 ★★★


Unknown: Humphrey Bogart
Unknown: Sydney Greenstreet
Unknown: Rick Leland
Unknown: Humphrey Bogart
Unknown: Alberta Marlow Mary
Unknown: Smith Charles Halton
Unknown: Joe Totsuiko
Director: John Huston

: Key Largo

Crime drama, third in a triple bill featuring Humphrey Bogart
Also starring Edward G Robinson, Lauren Bacall

Disillusioned Second World War veteran Frank McCloud arrives at a remote hotel on the Florida Keys to find it under the control of mobster Johnny Rocco.
Director John Huston (1948, PG) B/W
See Films: pages 49-58


Director: John Huston
Frank McCloud: Humphrey Bogart
Johnny Rocco: Edward G. Robinson
Nora Temple: Lauren Bacall
James Temple: Lionel Barrymore
Gaye Dawn: Claire Trevor

: The Shakers: Hands to Work, Hearts to God

Documentary about the history of the Shakers, a religious group founded by illiterate factory worker Ann Lee from Manchester. The nine Shakers who arrived in America in 1774 grew to over 6,000 by 1840 and made some of America's most beautiful architecture.

: St Matthew Passion

Another chance to see Dr Jonathan Miller 's highly-praised production of Bach's St Matthew Passion. Performed in the round, soloists, chorus and orchestra participate as actors in this moving drama. The cast includes tenor Rufus Muller as the Evangelist, countertenor Jonathan Peter Kenny and bass-baritone Richard Jackson as Christus. Producer Tony Cash; Director Dr Jonathan Miller
Rpt Stereo


Unknown: Dr Jonathan Miller
Tenor: Rufus Muller
Tenor: Jonathan Peter Kenny
Baritone: Richard Jackson
Director: Dr Jonathan Miller
Director: Rpt Stereo

: Today's the Day

Quiz, with Martyn Lewis. COMPETITION LINE: [number removed] (39p per min cheap rate, 49p per min other times). Unes close daily at midnight


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Hosted by Fern Britton.


Unknown: Fern Britton.

: Esther

A former carthief and a convicted murderer's wife are among those discussingthe dilemma of reporting a loved one to the police, stereo ...........

: The Munsters

Herman's Happy Valley. Herman buys ten acres of an idyllic holiday hideaway - in the desert. b/w


Unknown: Happy Valley.

: The Champions

The Night People. Strange events befall Sharron while on holiday in Cornwall.
Richard Barrett WILLIAM GAUNT, Sharron MacReady
Trennick TERENCE ALEXANDER. Mrs Trennick
Written by Donald James ; Director Robert Asher
First shown on ITV


Unknown: Sharron MacReady
Unknown: Alexandra Bastedo
Unknown: Craig Stirling Stuart
Unknown: Tremayne Anthony Nicholls
Unknown: Terence Alexander.
Unknown: Mrs Trennick
Unknown: Adrienne Corri
Unknown: Porth David
Written By: Donald James
Director: Robert Asher

: The Wartime Kitchen and Garden

The introduction of rationing in January 1940 resulted in a great deal of creative cooking. Ruth Mott prepares breast of lamb coated in egg and breadcrumbs.
Producer Keith Sheather


Unknown: Ruth Mott
Producer: Keith Sheather

: Watch Out

A 12-part series hosted by Simon King with the latest information on practical ways to watch wild animals and birds.
Tonight's advice includes the places to find the most beautiful wild flowers and butterflies, how to locate the few remaining areas still inhabited by wild hares, and the steps to take if you come across an abandoned fox cub.
Producer Yvonne Ellis ; Series producer Mike Beynon FOR INFORMATION: access the Internet: the URL address is: http://www.bbcnc.org.uk/tv/watchout/ or record the closing titles and play back on still frame or E-mail your information on: watchout@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Simon King
Producer: Yvonne Ellis
Producer: Mike Beynon

: The Transatlantic Sessions

Musicians Aly Bain from Shetland and Jay Ungar from New York are joined by top country and traditional singers, songwriters and instrumentalists from Scotland, Ireland and North America. In the first in a six-part series, US star Emmylou Harris and Ireland's Mary Black sing Wheels of love, Canada's Michelle Wright performs Guitar Talk with Scotland's Karen Matheson , and Nashville star Kathy Mattea duets with Dougie MacLean from Scotland.
Producers Douglas Eadie and Mike Alexander


Musicians: Aly Bain
Unknown: Emmylou Harris
Unknown: Mary Black
Unknown: Michelle Wright
Unknown: Karen Matheson
Unknown: Kathy Mattea
Unknown: Dougie MacLean
Producers: Douglas Eadie
Producers: Mike Alexander

: Top Gear Motorsport

Easter Monday at Donington sees the opening round of the British Touring Car Championships. Tiff Needell previews the cars and drivers, including reigning champion John Cleland in the all-new Vauxhall Vectra. Steve Berry visits
Marseilles where he tests the latest
Yamaha Superbike on the Paul Ricard circuit and talks to works riders
Niall Mackenzie and James Whitham.
Series producer Ken Pollock ; Executive producer
DennisAdams Stereo


Unknown: John Cleland
Unknown: Steve Berry
Unknown: Paul Ricard
Unknown: Niall MacKenzie
Unknown: James Whitham.
Producer: Ken Pollock

: Gardeners' World Easter Special

Gay Search joins the Easter crowds at a garden centre and shows how to bring instant spring colourto small gardens without spending a fortune. Plus, a look at how an informal garden co-operative run on a London street is giving the area a sense of community, while Nick Wray visits a Dorset garden specially planted to attract butterflies. Hosted by Geoff Hamilton from Bamsdale.
Series producer John Percival ; Executive producer
TonyLaryea Stereo Subtitled ............ * See Geoff Hamilton : page 34


Unknown: Nick Wray
Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Producer: John Percival
Unknown: Geoff Hamilton

: The Essential Olympics

Tomorrow marks the centenary of the modern
Summer Olympic Games, which began in Athens on 6 April, 1896.
This anniversary is celebrated with a look back over key moments in the history of the world's greatest festival of sport with stars including British gold medallists Linford Christie , Sally Gunnell and Sebastian Coe. With
Desmond Lynam. See today's choices. Producer Graham Wellham
Editor Philip Bernie ♦ See This Week: page 8


Unknown: Linford Christie
Unknown: Sally Gunnell
Unknown: Sebastian Coe.
Unknown: Desmond Lynam.
Producer: Graham Wellham
Editor: Philip Bernie

: Fantasy Football League

TV presenterand Manchester United fan Angus Deayton joins Crystal Palace supporterand ventriloquist Roger de Courcey plus sidekick Nookie Bear as this week's guest managers. Hosted by flat-sharing football fanatics
Frank Skinner and David Baddiel.
Director Peter Orton ; Producer Andy Jacobs


Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Roger de Courcey
Unknown: Frank Skinner
Unknown: David Baddiel.
Director: Peter Orton
Producer: Andy Jacobs

: This Life

Another chance to see the third episode of the drama about five friends from college who share a house.
(Shown on Monday at 9.45 pm) (For cast see Monday)

Followed by Weatherview

: The All New Alexei Sayle Show

More anarchic comedy and manic monologues from satirical comedian Alexei Sayle and his guests. Including another episode of would-be Australian hospital drama Psycho Ward Eleven. Director Metin Huseyin ; Producer Alan Nixon


Unknown: Alexei Sayle
Director: Metin Huseyin
Producer: Alan Nixon

: Lord Love a Duck

Comedy starring
Roddy McDowall , Tuesday Weld
Senior student Alan Musgrave decides to guide the life of the beautiful but naive Barbara Ann Greene
Director George Axelrod (1966) B/W * See Films: pages 49-58 ***


Unknown: Roddy McDowall
Unknown: Alan Musgrave
Director: George Axelrod
Alan Mollymauk Musgrave: Roddy McDowall
Barbara Ann Greene: Tuesday Weld
Marie Greene: Lola Albright
Bob Barnard: Martin West
Stella Barnard: Ruth Gordon
Weldon Emmett: Harvey Korman
Miss Schwartz: Sarah Marshall
Sally Grace: Lynn Carey
Howard Greene: Max Showalter
PhilNeuhauser: Donald Murphy
Dr Lippman: Joseph Mell
Used car salesman: Dan Fpazer

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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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