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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signing and subtitles.

: Children's BBC: Smurfs' Adventures

Gargamel has stolen gold from some fairies.

: Children's BBC: Activ8

Sports and activities series, Shown yesterday 5.10pm. (Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Children's BBC: Mr Benn

Mr Benn becomes a caveman for the day. (Rpt)

: The Record

Parliamentary news.

: Yesterday at Wimbledon

Highlights of yesterday's ladies' quarter finals. Introduced by Sue Barker. Shown yesterday at 10.20pm on BBC 1


Introduced By: Sue Barker.

: Children's BBC: Playdays

A visit to the Roundabout Stop. (Rpt) (Stereo)

: The Addams Family

Uncle Fester's Illness. Uncle Festerfeels under the weather, so Gomez calls a doctor.

: The Fugitive

Moon Child. Richard Kimble is a suspect when a stranger commits a cruel crime.
FlrstshownonlTV B/W .......................


Unknown: Richard Kimble

: The Natural World

Splashdown. Marine biologist Martha Holmes leads an underwaterjourney along the coastlines of Britain.


Unknown: Martha Holmes

: Year of the Pier

A visit to Cromer Pier in Norfolk

: Wimbledon 96

Live coverage of the men's singles quarterfinals. With Desmond Lynam and Sue Barker.
Including at 3.00 News Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Sue Barker.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Children's BBC: Cartoon

Animated fun.

: Children's BBC: Casper Classics


: Children's BBC: Jonny Briggs

Jonny's kite is nearly ready for action. Last in the series.
Dramatised by Valerie Georgeson, from a story by Joan Eadington.


Author: Joan Eadington
Dramatised by: Valerie Georgeson
Jonny: Richard Holian
Mam: Jane Lowe
Dad: Leslie Schofield
Rita: Sue Devaney
Albert: Tommy Robinson
Humphrey: Jeremy Austin

: Children's BBC: Cartoon Critters

The first in a 13-part series combining well-known cartoon characters with wildlife footage to reveal the true nature of animals in the wild. With puppets Dogsbody and Fleur Pompidou. Repeated tomorrow at 7.55am. (Stereo) (Subtitled)
Michaela's Wild World: page 51

: Children's BBC: Earthfasts

Rerun of a five-part mystery about two schoolboys who find an 18th-century drummer boy.
Dramatised by Marilyn Fox, from a story by William Mayne. (Rpt) (Stereo)


Dramatised by: Marilyn Fox
Author: William MayneKeith: Chris Downs
David: Paul Nicholls
Nellie Jack John: Bryan Dick
Dr Wix: David Hargreaves.
Angry Woman: Judith Davis
Old Man: Geoffrey Banks

: Wimbledon 96

Continuing coverage of the men's singles quarterfinals. Introduced by Desmond Lynam and Sue Barker.
Plus athletics news from the Lausanne Grand Prix.


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Introduced By: Sue Barker.

: Athletics

Coverage of the prestigious Lausanne Grand Prix in Switzerland, an event given even greater importance this yearwith the start ofthe Olympic
Games only 16 days away. Eagerly awaited tonight will be the expected clash in the 400-metre hurdles between Olympic champion
Sally Gunnell and the woman who took away herworld record Kim Batten.
Commentary by David Coleman , Stuart Storey and Paul Dickenson. Introduced by Helen Rollason with Brendan Foster. Producer Martin Webster ; Editor Andrew Clement


Unknown: Sally Gunnell
Unknown: Kim Batten.
Commentary By: David Coleman
Commentary By: Stuart Storey
Commentary By: Paul Dickenson.
Introduced By: Helen Rollason
Unknown: Brendan Foster.
Producer: Martin Webster
Editor: Andrew Clement

: Timewatch Halg - the Unknown Soldier

A special edition of the historical documentary series.
Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig has been lampooned as the worst type of British officerfor his command of the army in the First World War. But did he, as accused, send thousands of British to a futile death? On the 80th anniversary of the battle of the Somme, Timewatch explores a newly emerging historical debate. See today's choices. Producer Helen Bettinson
Editor Laurence Rees
♦ SeeThis Week : page 10


Unknown: Sir Douglas Haig
Producer: Helen Bettinson
Editor: Laurence Rees

: Building Sights

Seventh in a series of eight personal reflections on the best of modem
20th-century British architecture. Architect Zaha Hadid chooses the Willis Corroon building in the centre of Ipswich, Suffolk, a high-tech seventies work by Sir Norman Foster.
Director Paul Bryers : Producer Ruth Rosenthal


Unknown: Zaha Hadid
Unknown: Willis Corroon
Unknown: Sir Norman Foster.
Director: Paul Bryers
Producer: Ruth Rosenthal

: Newsnight

With PeterSnoW. Subtitled .........

: Murder One

Chapter 18. Neil Avedon 's estranged mother testifies on her son's behalf.
Shown yesterday 9.00pm Stereo Subtitled 47
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Neil Avedon

: The Midnight Hour

With Andrew Neil.


Unknown: Andrew Neil.

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30 Managing Biodiversity
29568 1.00 Eyewitness Memory
21617 1.30 Making Medical Decisions Resource Constraints Summer Nights
2.00 Discovering Art Collections 3 MakingTheir Mark
BBC Focus
4.00 Italia 2000 Arti e Mestieri
4.30 United Nations - 50 Years of Activity Rpt 35810 5.00 Voluntary Sector Television
Open University
6.00 Race and Society Artists and Photographers Rpt 6367839 6.25 The Birth of Calculus Rpt 6346346 6.50
Work and Energy Rpt

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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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