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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signing and subtitles.

: Children's BBC: Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles

Animation. (Rpt) (Subtitled)

: Children's BBC: The Really Wild Show

A look at seals.

: Children's BBC: Little Polar Bear

Animated fun. Repeated at 2.00pm. (Rpt)

: Children's BBC: William's Wish Wellingtons

Cartoon. Rptd at 2.05pm.

: The Record

Updatesfrom Parliament. Stereo.

: Daytime on Two

9.05 Job Bank (ages 14+) Self
Employment Stereo 9013861 9.15
Teaching Today Art Classics
355923 9.45 Watch (ages 5-7) Natural History - Summer

: Daytime on Two

10.30 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) The
Environment - Litter
10.45 Cosmo and Dibs in Punjabi (ages 3-5) Noises Off Stereo Followed by Cosmo and Dibs in English (ages 3-5)
2487768 11.00 Look and Read Special (ages7-9+) Stereo 3949590 11.20 English Time Special (ages 11-14)
Shakespeare Shorts - Twelfth Night
9451126 11.40 The RE Collection (ages 14+) Racism Stereo 7986478 12.00 English File (ages 14-17) Death of a Salesman (part 4) By Arthur Miller , starring Warren Mitchell. ♦ Andrew Duncan interviews
Arthur Miller : page 14


Unknown: Shakespeare Shorts
Unknown: Arthur Miller
Unknown: Warren Mitchell.
Unknown: Andrew Duncan
Unknown: Arthur Miller

: Working Lunch

Business and consumer news.

: Daytime on Two

1.00 Shakespeare: the Animated Tales (ages 9-13) Macbeth Stereo
59584 1.30 Showcase
1.45 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) The Fox and the Crow

: Children's BBC: Little Polar Bear

Shown at 8.25am.

: Open View

Open University preview............

: Global Warning

Short documentary....................

: Wojeck: Out of the Fire

Drama starring
John Vernon , Patricia Collins
After 21 years abroad, Steve Wojeck returns home to Toronto and becomes involved in a complex immigration case.
Director George Bloomfield (1992) .............. ♦ See Films: pages 47-56
Including at 3.00 and 3.55 News Regional News and Weather


Unknown: John Vernon
Unknown: Patricia Collins
Unknown: Steve Wojeck
Director: George Bloomfield

: Today's the Day

Nostalgia quiz with Martyn Lewis. Stereo.


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Cookery game with Fern Britton.


Unknown: Fern Britton.

: Esther

Today's topic: flatmates. Stereo .......

: The Wartime Kitchen and Garden

To beat wartime austerity, cook Ruth Mott makes a "mock banana" with mashed parsnip and banana essence. Postponed from Friday 19 April
Producer Keith Sheather


Unknown: Ruth Mott
Producer: Keith Sheather

: Shooting Stars

Celebrity game show with Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer. Team captains Mark Lamarr and Ulrika Jonsson are joined by comedy duo Gareth Hale and Norman Pace , EastEnders actress
Patsy Palmerand model Kathy Lloyd. Director Mark Mylod ; Producer Alan Marke


Unknown: Vic Reeves
Unknown: Bob Mortimer.
Unknown: Mark Lamarr
Unknown: Ulrika Jonsson
Unknown: Gareth Hale
Unknown: Norman Pace
Unknown: Patsy Palmerand
Unknown: Kathy Lloyd.
Director: Mark Mylod
Producer: Alan Marke

: The Champions

Project Zero. The Champions come to the aid of a group of scientists. Richard Barrett
WILLIAM GAUNT. Sharron MacReady
Written by Tony Williamson ; Director Don Sharp
First shown on ITV


Unknown: William Gaunt.
Unknown: Sharron MacReady
Unknown: Alexandra Bastedo
Unknown: Craig Stirling Stuart
Unknown: Tremayne Anthony Nicholls
Unknown: Voss Rupert Davies
Unknown: Antrobus Peter Copley.
Unknown: Forster Geoffrey Chater
Written By: Tony Williamson
Director: Don Sharp

: Watch Out

Simon King presents information on practical ways to watch wild animals. This week, there's a look at why the annual spring migration of toads across country is taking place some weeks laterthan usual this year.
Producer Graham Booth; 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 stop frame or E-mail your information on: watchoutfg bbc.co.uk


Producer: Mike Beynon

: The Transatlantic Sessions

In the last programme in the series, the all-star house band, led by fiddle players Aly Bain and Jay Ungar , plays a rousing version of the Bill Monroe
Bluegrass classic Scotland. Featuring US singing star Emmylou Harris.
Producers Douglas Eadie and Mike Alexander


Unknown: Aly Bain
Unknown: Jay Ungar
Unknown: Emmylou Harris.
Producers: Douglas Eadie
Producers: Mike Alexander

: Top Gear Motorsport

Tony Mason reports from Cumbria as the British Rally Championship moves to England for its second round.
Meanwhile, Tiff Needell reports on the third round of the GT Championship, a supercar challenge at Jarama in Spain. Plus, Steve Berry is at Coventry
Stadium forthe final round of the British
Speedway Championship.
Series producer Ken Pollock ; Executive producer
DennisAdams Stereo Subtitled ............


Unknown: Steve Berry
Producer: Ken Pollock

: Gardeners' World

At Barnsdale, Geoff Hamilton shows how gardeners can beat a drought; Antony Henn presents the first of four reports on the plant industry in the Netherlands; and Stephen Lacey enjoys the subtleties of springfoliage. See today's choices. Series producer John Percival ; Executive producer
TonyLaryea Stereo Subtitled ............... # See Geoff Hamilton : page 32


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Antony Henn
Unknown: Stephen Lacey
Producer: John Percival
Unknown: Geoff Hamilton

: Murder Most Horrid: Girl Friday

The first in a new six-part series of comedy dramas starring Dawn French

Super-efficient PA Sally Fairfax witnesses a murder in the office.
See today's choices.


Writer: Paul Smith
Director: Dewi Humphreys
Producer: Sophie Clarke-Jervoise
Sally Fairfax: Dawn French
Harvey Stafford: Nigel Havers
Karen: Geraldine McNulty
DC Jobson: Paul Moriarty
WPC: Moira Buffini
Mr Wenders: Hugo Bower
Gerry: Richard Hansell
Minister: Paul Ridley
Security guard: John Labanowski
Marilyn: Lisa Orgouni
Receptionist: Penny Stuttaford

: The High Life

Another chance to see the comedy about the cabin crew of a passengerjet. Feart. Steve and Sebastian decide that the time has come to find an escape route out of the Air Scotia rut.
Written by Alan Cummingand Forbes Masson Director Angela de Chastelai Smith ; Producer
TonyDow Rpt Stereo Subtitled .........


Written By: Forbes Masson
Director: Angela de Chastelai Smith
Sebastian Flight: Alan Cumming
Steve McCracken: Forbes Masson
ShonaSpurtle: Siobhan Redmond
Captain Duff: Patrick Ryecart
Reggie Collins: David Lyon
MrMcFadyen: John Grieve
Pam: Sybil Wintrope

: Have I Got News for You

The fourth in an eight-part series of the satirical news quiz. Hosted by Angus Deayton , with Ian Hislop , actors Martin Clunes and Neil Morrissey and agony aunt
Claire Rayner. See today's choices. Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Colin Swash
Repeated on Saturday
Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Martin Clunes
Unknown: Neil Morrissey
Unknown: Claire Rayner.
Director: Paul Wheeler

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Fantasy Football League

Television presenters Desmond Lynam (a Brighton and Hove Albion supporter) and Zoe Ball (a Manchester United fan) are this week's guest managers.
Presented by Frank Skinner , David Baddiel and flatmate Statto. Plus special guest Jimmy Hill.
Director Peter Orton ; Producer Andy Jacobs
RepeatedonSunday Stereo ..............


Presenters: Desmond Lynam
Presenters: Zoe Ball
Presented By: Frank Skinner
Presented By: David Baddiel
Unknown: Jimmy Hill.
Director: Peter Orton
Producer: Andy Jacobs

: This Life

Episode eight of the II-part drama.
Cheap Thrills. Milly loses patience with Egg's novel-writing career.
Shown on Monday at 10.45pm Forcast see Monday
Followed by Weatherview

: Later Presents Mark Knopfler in Concert

Jools Holland introduces a one-off studio concert from Dire Straits' lead singer and guitarist Mark Knopfler.
(Shown on Monday at 6.20pm) (Stereo)


Presenter: Jools Holland
Singer/Guitarist: Mark Knopfler

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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.

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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