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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signing and subtitles.

: Children's BBC: Smurfs' Adventures

Animated tales. Papa Smurf tells a story.

: Children's BBC: Cartoon Critters

First part of an animal series combining cartoons with wildlife footage. Shown yesterday 4.30pm. (Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Children's BBC: The Brollys

Animated adventures. Repeated at 11.45am. (Rpt)

: The Record

Parliamentary proceedings. Stereo.

: Yesterday at Wimbledon

A review of the men's quarterfinals. Introduced by Sue Barker.
Shown yesterday at 10.30pm on BBC I


Introduced By: Sue Barker.

: Children's BBC: Playdays

The bus halts at the Patch Stop. (Rpt) (Stereo)

: The Addams Family

The Addams Family Splurges. The family tries to raise funds fora trip to the moon.

: The Fugitive

May God Have Mercy. Kimble is recognised by a couple in a hospital.
First shown on ITV 8/W .......................

: Children's BBC: The Brollys

Shown at 8.20am.

: Shattered Dreams

The story of how the Martini family coped with the two eldest sons' schizophrenia, told by youngest son Clem. Stereo ..

: Wimbledon 96 and Cricket: Third Test

Wimbledon 96 Action from the ladies' singles semi-finals and the men's doubles semi-finals. Presented by Desmond Lynam and Sue Barker.
Cricket: Third Test Further live coverage from Trent Bridge of the first day's play between England and India.
Including at 3.00 News Regional News; Weather


Presented By: Desmond Lynam
Presented By: Sue Barker.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Children's BBC: Cartoon

Animated fun.

: Children's BBC: Little Mouse on the Prairie

Animated adventures of a country mouse and her city cousin. (Stereo)

: Children's BBC: Bouncing Back: the Best Bits of Johnny Ball

The children's presenter introduces highlights from his popular science series of the seventies and eighties. A computer-generated archive keeper helps pick the best bits from programmes, today on the subject of Communications. (Stereo)


Presenter: Johnny Ball

: Children's BBC: The Biz!

Chris's efforts to get his show together are disastrous.
Written by Matthew Graham.


Writer: Matthew Graham
Emma: Lindsey Wise
Chris: Sacha Pitimson
Jules: Hannah Lawrence
Luke: Nathan Constance
Nicky: Keeley Forsyth
Sasha: Stephanie Bagshaw
Pippa: Marie Wevill
Natalie: Hilja Lindsay-Parkinson
Tim: Paul Nicholls

: Wimbledon 96 and Cricket: Third Test

Wimbledon 96 Continuingthe live coverage of the ladies' semi-finals and men's doubles semi-finals.
Cricket: Third Test Further live coverage from Trent Bridge.

: One Foot in the Past

Birnbeck Pier in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, is a beautiful, but little-known pier. It is the work of the Victorian pier designer Eugenius Birch and a favourite place of actor Rupert Graves, who revisits his childhood haunt.
On the south coast of England sit the strange and menacing great sound mirrors that were supposed to be the cutting edge of Britain's defence in the years leading up to the Second World War. Dan Cruickshank reports.
The gigantic statue of the first Duke of Sutherland at Golspie is a grim reminder of the Highland clearances of the early 19th century, in which he took part. Plans to have the statue moved and replaced by a Celtic cross, as a memorial to those who suffered in the clearances, have caused great controversy. Kirsty Wark investigates.
Series producer Basil Comely
Executive producer Roland Keating


Designer: Eugenius Birch
Unknown: Rupert Graves
Unknown: Dan Cruickshank
Unknown: Kirsty Wark

: The Travel Show

This week's programme includes an update on London hotels, with a look at a new wave of chic designer hotels and the rise of the homely town house hotel.

Film director Ian Mune takes a location scout's tour of New Zealand's North Island. He travels from Auckland to the beach used in the popular film The Piano and on to the bubbling, sulphurous hot springs of Rotorua - rumoured to be on Steven Spielberg's list of locations for his sequel to Jurassic Park. Plus, a report from southern Italy's beautiful Amalfi coast.


Reporter: Ian Mune
Producer: Matthew Cote
Editor: Liz Warner

: Video Diaries

Steve, Su and Alice Too
Steve and Su Pearce have tried almost everything to have a family of their own. When they decide to adopt a baby from China, they embark on a process that is fraught with difficulties and tensions. Finally, a letter brings unexpected changes, forcingthem to confront impossible dilemmas. See today's choices.
Producers Steve Sklair , Karen Hamilton ; Series producer Bob Long Stereo Subtitled ......


Unknown: Alice Too
Unknown: Su Pearce
Producers: Steve Sklair
Producers: Karen Hamilton

: Party Political Broadcast

By the Labour Party. With subtitles. Shown at 9.00pm on BBC1 and 10.00pm on ITV

: Newsnight

With KirstyWark.

: GaytimeTV

The gay and lesbian magazine show with news, features, holiday reports from around the world, celebrity chat and the regular Torch Songfinale.
Tonight's special guest is the actress and singer Liza Minnelli , who joins regular presenters Rhona Cameron and Bert Tyler-Moore .
Producer Antoine Palmer ; Series editor
NeilCrombie Stereo Subtitled ...........
Followed by Weatherview


Singer: Liza Minnelli
Presenters: Rhona Cameron
Presenters: Bert Tyler-Moore
Producer: Antoine Palmer

: The Midnight Hour

With Trevor Phillips.


Unknown: Trevor Phillips.

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30 Rural India A Vulnerable Life - how families face risks in some areas of India. Rpt Subtitled 83143 1.000nly
FourColours Shading Map - proving that only fourcolours are needed to shade a map. Rpt subtwed 24563 1.30 Max Ernst and the Surrealist
Revolution - for Ernst, how a work of art was created was as vital as what it represented. Summer Nights
2.00 Discovering Art Essentials - paintings and sculpture. BBC Focus
4.00 So You Want to Work in Social
Care? How to Qualify - a beginner's guidetoacareerincare.
4.30 So You Want to Work in Social Care? Qualifications for Care- a guide. Rpt 45056 5.00 So You Want to Work in Social Care? Continuing
Professional Development in Social
Work - for qualified social workers. 20259 5.30 Health and Safety at Work Danger Vehicles at Work and Make Health Your Business
Open University
6.00 The Mammalian Kidney - the workingsofthekidney.
6.25 Seville Gateway to the Indies - how Seville became a trading centre. Rpt 6313018 6.50 San Marco A
Dominican Priory - how and why this Florentine priory was rebuilt duringthe 15th century.


Unknown: Max Ernst

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.

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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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