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: See Hear Breakfast News

Daily recording of BBC 1 's 7am News, with signingand subtitles.

: Children's BBC: Smurfs' Adventures

The Smurfs are captured by an evil wizard.

: Children's BBC: To Me... to You

Action quiz. Shown last Friday. (Stereo)

: Children's BBC: Johnson and Friends

Fun with toys that come to life. (Rpt)

: Songs of Praise

Shown yesterday 6.20pm Stereo

: Chaplin Superclown

Another chance to enjoy the antics of Charlie Chaplin , b/w Rpt ...


Unknown: Charlie Chaplin

: The Phil Silvers Show: Doberman's Sister

Classic American comedy.

Bilko plans to find date for Doberman's sister for an event at Fort Baxter. (b/w)

: Children's BBC: Playdays

Why Bird finds out about dinosaurs.

: The Addams Family

The Addams Family Meets the Undercover Man. Theauthoritiesthinktheyhave intercepted coded messages coming from the Addams family's house, and send in an agent. b/w Rpt subtnied

: A Week to Remember

Pathe News from 1956. B/W .......

: Grand Prix

Highlights of the French Grand Prix. Shown yesterday at 10pm

: Children's BBC: Model Millie

Millie makes a model farm.

: Wimbledon 96

Sue Barker introduces live coverage of the surviving 16 men and women competing for places in the singles quarterfinals.
Including at 3.00 News Regional News and Weather


Introduces: Sue Barker

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Children's BBC: Cartoon

Animated capers.

: Children's BBC: Fudge

American comedy. Peter is sick at home and Sheila volunteers to help him with his assignment. (Subtitled)

: Children's BBC: Bright Sparks

A series celebrating the achievements and talents of young people. Today's remarkable children include a girl who saved the life of her sister, a 13-year-old car dealer and Britain's youngest football referee. Presented by Diane-Louise Jordan and Toby Anstis. (Stereo) (Subtitled)


Presenter: Diane-Louise Jordan
Presenter: Toby Anstis

: Children's BBC: Blue Peter in South Africa

First of two special programmes looking back on last summer's expedition.
Today, there's an encounter with wild lions, a meeting with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and a search for diamonds.
With Diane-Louise Jordan, Tim Vincent, Stuart Miles and Katy Hill.
(The second programme will be shown next Monday)


Presenter: Diane-Louise Jordan
Presenter: Tim Vincent
Presenter: Stuart Miles
Presenter: Katy Hill
Guest: Archbishop Desmond Tutu

: Wimbledon 96

Further coverage of the tennis championships as the 16 surviving men and women continue to compete for places in the singles quarterfinals. At this point last year, Britain's only remaining men's player Greg Rusedski was beaten by the current champion
Pete Sampras. Will Rusedski make the quarterfinals this year? Orwill Tim Henman have the weight of British expectation on his shoulders? Introduced by Sue Barker.


Unknown: Greg Rusedski
Unknown: Pete Sampras.
Unknown: Orwill Tim
Introduced By: Sue Barker.

: Wildlife Showcase

Wildlife programmes from around the world.
Glacier Bay
Throughout the winter the Arctic is locked in ice, but during the brief summerthe temperature rises slightly and the area explodes into action, with animals racing to capitalise on the sudden feast of food that results.
This film, made by first-time wildlife film-makers Shane and Libby Moore , follows the summertime activity on land and underwater in Glacier Bay National Park in south-east Alaska, home to brown bears, bald eagles, humpback whales, sea lions and wading birds. See today's choices. Producer Lawrence Breen
Senes producer Paul Appleby


Unknown: Libby Moore
Producer: Lawrence Breen
Producer: Paul Appleby

: Clash of the Titans: A Call to Arms

The fourth of six programmes that relive great sporting rivalries.
Sport collided with politics in 1974 in one of the greatest rugby clashes ever seen - the British Lions playing the Springboks in a tour of South Africa, a country then gripped by apartheid.
The Lion's tour was opposed in Britain by politicians and activists.
Here, team members, including Willie John McBride, Gareth Edwards and JJ Williams, explain why they risked their reputations, and even their jobs, to breach an international embargo and take on the Springboks, a team unbeaten in 18 international matches.
Other contributors include:
Steve Tshwete, at the time imprisoned on Robben Island and now South Africa's
Sports Minister, and former Observer editor Donald Trelford, whose paper led a protest against the tour. Home cine footage recalls the team's progress.


Interviewee: Willie John McBride
Interviewee: Gareth Edwards
Interviewee: JJ Williams
Interviewee: Steve Tshwete
Interviewee: Donald Trelford
Director/Producer: Danny Fenton

: The X Files: Lazarus

Continuingthe repeat episodes from the first series.
After shoot-out, an FBI agent and a wanted criminal are taken to hospital, both critically injured. Only one seems to survive.
Gillian Anderson presents BBC 1's Future Fantastic on Friday at 7.30pm.
See today's choices.
Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Unknown: Gillian Anderson
Fox Mulder: David Duchovny
Dana Scully: Gillian Anderson
Agent Willis: Christopher Allport
Lula Velasquez: Cec Verrell
Agent Bruskin: Jackson Davies
Dupre: Jason Schombing
Tommy: Callum Keith Rennie
Professor Varnes: Jay Brazeau
O'Dell: Peter Kelamis

: Newsnight


: Bernice Rubens - Coming up for More

In this documentary portrait, Booker Prize-winner Bernice Rubens , whose hometown is Cardiff, retraces her life and explains how her experiences have affected herwriting. Many of her 19 books - the latest is yesterday in the Back Lane - are set in Wales, but her Jewish-Russian background has, she says, had a profound influence. Director Rachel Hermer ; Producer
Richard Trayler-Smith
Followed byWeatherview


Unknown: Bernice Rubens
Director: Rachel Hermer
Producer: Richard Trayler-Smith

: The Midnight Hour

With Bernard Ingham.


Unknown: Bernard Ingham.

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30The Golden Thread
1.00 Everyman
Summer Nights
2.00 Discovering Art Collections 1 Sister Wendy's Odyssey and the Great Picture Trail
BBC Focus
4.00 Department of Health Special History of Vaccination in Britain
59647 4.30 Department of Health Special Purely and Simply Water 45869 5.00 Pathways to Care
80444 5.30 RCN Nursing Update
Open University
6.00 A Matter of Geometry
6496395 6.25 Social Work in the Inner
City Rpt 6475802 6.50 Interpreting Sediments

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.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

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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