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: See Hear Breakfast News

With Signing.

: Children's BBC: Alvin and the Chipmunks

Animated fun with Alvin and his brothers.

: Children's BBC: Get Your Own Back

Game show. (Repeat) (Stereo)

: Children's BBC: Mr Benn

Animation. (Repeat)

: Lassie

Lassie is kidnapped. (Repeat)

: Blitz on Cartooning

Tips for drawing caricatures. Repeat ..

: Brainwaves

A look at the invention of metal tools in the late-18th century

: Today's Gourmet

Recipes for red onion and orange salad, ossobucco, and raspberry trifle. ..

: On the Road Again

Today, Simon Dring travels through the desertinjordan. Repeat Stereo.......


Unknown: Simon Dring

: A Question of Sport's Golden Oldies

More highlights from past series ofthe show. Repeat

: Wisley through the Seasons

Autumn. A look at Wisley's harvest season and the garden's apple orchards...

: Young Man and His Dog

The four young sheepdog handlers in today's programme meet today at
Bassenthwaite, Cumbria

: The Perfect Pickle Programme

Of Fungi and Fishes. A look at pickles from Scandinavia and Italy. Repeat stereo .

: Working Lunch


: Children's BBC: Melvin and Maureen's Music-a-Grams

Musical series. (Repeat)

: The Rose and the Jackal

' Historical drama starring
Christopher Reeve
On the eve ofthe American Civil War, secret service chief Allan Pinkerton meets wealthy southerner Rose u
Neai Greenhow. Despite their mutual attraction, each knows the other is a sworn enemy.
Director JackGold (1990) Stereo................. * See Films: pages 54-58 ** lncludingat3.00News Regional News and Weather


Unknown: Christopher Reeve
Unknown: Allan Pinkerton
Unknown: Neai Greenhow.

: News

Regional News and Weather ....

: Today's the Day

Nostalgia-based quiz.

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Cookery challenge. Stereo .....................

: The Oprah WinfreyShow

Aretoday'sguests making the most of their looks? Stereo

: The Flying Vet

A six-part documentary series following flying vet Peter Trembath , whose practice covers a vast area in Australia's Northern Territory.
Gove. Amongthe patients at Gove, one of the more remote parts of the Northern Territory, are a kangaroo with half a tail, a snake that needs worming and a one-eyed owl. ....


Unknown: Peter Trembath

: Star Trek: the Next Generation

Code of Honour. The Enterprise travels to Ligon II to acquire a rare vaccine. Captain Jean-Luc Picard PATRICK STEWART ,
Commander William Riker JONATHAN FRAKES , Lt Commander Data
Repeat Stereo


Unknown: Patrick Stewart
Unknown: Jonathan Frakes
Unknown: Brent Spiner

: Kicking and Screaming

Another chance to see the series in which former players recall the story of British football, both on and off the pitch. A Very British Invention. The first edition traces football's originsfrom a village pastime to its emergence, thanks to public schools and churches, as Britain's national sport.
Executive producerTony Moss: Series producer
Jean-Claude Bragard Repeat ....


Producer: Jean-Claude Bragard

: Scene: Teaching Matthew

This six-part series of short dramas starts with a comedy about education.
Lester is a high-achieving student teacher who is given the job of getting his under-achieving younger brother, Matthew, through his GCSEs.
(Repeat) (Stereo)


Writer: Hunter Ashton
Producer: Richard Langridge
Director: Sharon Miller
Matthew: Adrian Lester
Lester: Wilbert Johnson
Nosty: Alex Langdon
Sergeant Conrad: Al Hunter Ashton
Harry: Alastair Galbraith
Bernie Daniels: Rudolph Walker
Mr Clegg: Oscar James
Elaine: Caroline Waldron

: Farnborough Air Show

The first of two reports from this year's show. Farnborough has a new look, both in the air and on the ground. Eurofighter 2000 makes its first appearance, as does the latest generation stealth bomber, the B2. On the ground, the talk is of the next millennium. With Julian Tutt and Mark Hanna. Part two next week.
Executive producer Peter Hylton Cleaver


Unknown: Julian Tutt
Unknown: Mark Hanna.
Producer: Peter Hylton Cleaver

: The Fred Dibnah Story

The second instalment of the biography of the Bolton steeplejack.
ASortofFame. Fred Dibnah 'sfirstfilm brings him a whiff of fame and some unwelcome distractions. Things look set to get even worse when he is taken off on holidayto Blackpool. Director/Producer Don Haworth
BBC BOOK: The Fred Dibnah Story. available in paperback from booksellers, priced £6.99.


Unknown: Fred Dibnah
Producer: Don Haworth
Unknown: Fred Dibnah Story.

: Changing Rooms

The first in a six-part series offering the ultimate interior design challenge: two neighbours swap houses to transform a room in each other home. Preseted by Carol Smillie . See today's choices.
Director Nick Vaughan-Barratt ; Producer Ann Hill
♦ All Change: page 7


Unknown: Carol Smillie
Director: Nick Vaughan-Barratt
Producer: Ann Hill

: Great Railway Journeys

The first traveller in this
seven-part series of adventures is comedian
Victoria Wood , who makes a round trip to the north of Britain by train from Crewe, taking in both the east and west coasts and fuelled by endless cups of tea. See today's choices.
Producer Russell England: Executive producer
DavidTaylor Stereo Subtitled ................ ♦ Victoria Wood 's Kind of Day: page Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Unknown: Victoria Wood
Unknown: Victoria Wood

: Newsnight

With Peter Snow, subtitled ....

: The Larry Sanders Show: The Gift

Danny DeVito cancels at the last minute. Paula blames the low pay and the lousy gifts they give their guests. Arthur is concerned by recent earth tremors but Larry's mind is on more serious matters.

: Seinfield

The Contest. George's mother catches him alone in a compromising position and ends up in hospital. When he says he'll never do it again Jerry, Kramer, George and Elaine all pledge abstinence. Stereo Subtitled ........

: Grace under Fire

Sleeping Together. Jean discovers that Rick has spent the nightwith Grace and gives hera a lecture on premarital sex.
Followed byWeatherview

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30 Writing a Report Repeat
1.30 Alaska -the Last Frontier?
Summer Nights
2.00 Remembering Collections 3 Focus
4.00 English Heritage 12308 4.30
Revaluing Literacy Repeat 29018 5.00 Sound Advice Repeat 97921 5.30 What's In It For Me? - Supervision
Open University
6.00 Interrogating the Past,
Challenging the Present Repeat
2557037 6.25 Women in Television
Repeat 2569872 6.50 Given Enough Rope Repeat

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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.

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