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: See Hear Breakfast News

Daily recording of BBCt's 7am News, with signing and subtitles. Stereo .......

: Children's BBC: Smurfs' Adventures

Cartoon fun with the little blue people.

: Children's BBC: Blue Peter

Shown last Friday on BBC1. (Stereo)

: Children's BBC: Brum

The little car goes on safari. Repeated at 2.00pm.

: Songs of Praise

Shown yesterday at 6. 1 0pm on BBC 1

: Daytime on Two

Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.25 Movable Feasts (ages 7-11)
5965593 9.40JeunesFrancophones
(ages 14-16)

: Daytime on Two

10.25 Hotch Potch House (ages 3-5) Up in the Air Stereo 5813593 10.45 Lookand Read Special (ages 7-9+) LRTVGetsIt Together Stereo 5525406 11.05ZigZag (ages8-10+) Danger Detectors 4890628 11.25 Showcase
4207512 11.35TV6(agesl6+) Life
Stories Stereo 8541715 12.05 Opening up Technology (ages 16+)

: Working Lunch

Daily live consumer news from around the country. With Adrian Chiles.


Unknown: Adrian Chiles.

: Daytime on Two

1.00 Human Rights, Human Wrongs
Stereo 31653116 1.20 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Tudors and Stuarts - Charles I Stereo Subtitled 31657932 1.45Storytime
(ages 4-5) Grandad Pot

: Children's BBC: Brum

Animation. Shown at 8.20am.

: Grand Prix

Highlights of the Spanish Grand Prix from Barcelona.
Shown yesterday at 9.50pm


Commentary: Murray Walker
Commentary: Jonathan Palmer
Commentary: Tony Jardine

: A Week to Remember

PatheNewsfrom 1956. b/w....

: News

Regional News and Weather

: The Natural World

Sanctuaries of Defence
A look at some of the wildlife living in areas used by the Ministry of Defence to train
Soldiers. Rpt Stereo
3.55 News
Regional News and Weather

: Today's the Day

The second quarter-final of the quiz about bygone years. Stereo 39

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Cookery game show. Stereo....................93

: Esther

Esther Rantzen hosts a debate about luck. She talks to lottery winners, to a very fortunate family and to people who have been plagued by misfortune. stereo .


Unknown: Esther Rantzen

: Wildlife Showcase

Birds of All Seasons
In the low country of the Netherlands, the waters and wetlands are a breeding ground and sanctuary forthousands of birds, from resident herons and coots to migrant Bewick's swans and geese. Producer Pauline Peters Rpt Stereo Subtitled 45


Producer: Pauline Peters

: The 1966 World Cup Final

John Motson introduces
English football's finest two hours - the England team on winning form in the 1966 World Cup final against West Germany at Wembley. He also, 30 years on, meets the hero of the game Geoff Hurst.
Kenneth Wolstenholme is the match commentator. See today's choices. Producer Graham Wellham
ColourandB/W Stereo ........................ ♦ Win a BBC Video of the World Cup final: page


Introduces: John Motson
Unknown: Geoff Hurst.
Unknown: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Producer: Graham Wellham

: In the Blood

Original Sin
In the third of a six-part series that looks at ancestry, biologist and writer Steve Jones asks if there is a gene for crime, the existence of which would indicate that some people are born evil. See today's choices.
Producer Chris Hale ; Series producer
Tessa Livingstone ♦ Natural Born Killer? page 28


Unknown: Steve Jones
Producer: Chris Hale
Producer: Tessa Livingstone

: Building Sights

Personal reflections on the best modern British architecture.
Hauer/King House. Architect
Will Alsop visits an unconventional private house built with glass walls.
Director Paul Tickell ; Producer Ruth Rosenthal The Designs of the Times season continues tomorrowat7.30pm Stereo Subtitled...


Unknown: Will Alsop
Director: Paul Tickell
Producer: Ruth Rosenthal

: The X Files

Continuing the repeat episodes from the first series.
Fallen Angel. When an unidentified object crashes,
Mulder isn't satisfied with the official explanation. See today's choices.


Fox Mulder: David Duchovny
Dana Scully: Gillian Anderson
McGrath: Frederick Coffin
Colonel Calvin Henderson: Marshall Bell
Max Fenig: Scott Bellis
Corporal Taylor: Brent Stait
Deputy Sheriff Jason Wright: Alvin Sanders
Deep Throat: Jerry Hardin

: This Life: Let's Get It On

The last episode in an 11-part drama about a group of young lawyers.

Milly is feeling hurt and confused after O'Donnell stops their affair. Anna begins to regret a night out clubbing when she is forced to defend Egg's dealer, who sold her some drugs.
Repeated Friday at 11.15pm

Stereo Subtitled ..............

Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Writer: Amy Jenkins
Producer: Jane Fallon
Director: Nigel Douglas
Miles: Jack Davenport
Milly: Amita Dhiri
Warren: Jason Hughes
Egg: Andrew Lincoln
Anna: Daniela Nardini
Kira: Luisa Bradshaw-White
Jerry: Paul Copley
Dale: Mark Lewis Jones
O'Donnell: David Mallinson
Roy: Roger McClenahan
Therapist: Gillian McCutcheon
Jo: Steve John Shepherd

: Newsnight

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

: A Tribute to Helen Chadwick

Helen Chadwick , one of Britain's most provocative contemporary artists, died suddenly from heart failure in March at the age of only 42. She was the artist behind such controversial pieces as Piss Flowers, a series of bronzes cast from the shapes made when she and her partner urinated in snow, and Cacao, a gurgling chocolate fountain.
With this compilation of photographs and archive footage, including Super 8 film of her early seventies performance art, Matthew Collings pays tribute to her life and work, and introduces a revised version ofChadwick's 1992 film about the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo , made for the BBC2 series artists' Journeys. Executive producer Keith Alexander
Followed byWeatherview


Unknown: Helen Chadwick
Unknown: Matthew Collings
Unknown: Frida Kahlo
Producer: Keith Alexander

: Picture This

Last Voyage of the Thlstlegorm Deep in the Gulf of Suez lies the SS Thistlegorm, a merchant ship that was sunk by German bombers in when it was on its way to north Africa. This film tells the story of the ship's sinking, tracks down the survivors, and returns to the site of the wreck to dive to the seabed and study it.
Director Caroline Hawkins ; Editor Peter Symes


Director: Caroline Hawkins
Editor: Peter Symes

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30 Psychology in Action Personnel Selection Rpt Subtitled 18452 1.00 A Portable Computer Industry Subtitled 23029 1.30 Citizens of the World
Night School
2.00 History The World Since 1945/Landmarks BBC Focus
4.00 Royal Institution Discourse
Chemistry of the Interstellar Medium 6974549 4.50BonMot 18303013 5.00
Wise Up Women into Science
5818810 5.15 Department of Health
Special Changing Childbirth
5.30 RCN Nursing Update
Open University
6.00 Space and Time
6.25 Global Sea-Level
6.50 Synthesis of a Drug

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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.

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