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: See Hear Breakfast News

Daily recording of BBCl's 7.00am News,
With Signing. Stereo ..........................

: Children's BBC: Alvin and the Chipmunks

Animated antics of Alvin and his brothers.

: Children's BBC: Blue Peter

Shown last Friday on BBC1. (Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Children's BBC: King Greenfingers

Animation. Repeated at 2pm. (Repeat)

: Children's BBC: Tales of Aesop

Today, The Lion and the Mouse, narrated by Tom Baker. Repeated at 2.05pm (Repeat)


Narrator: Tom Baker

: Lassie

Lassie helps a delinquent schoolboy to mendhisways. Repeat

: Daytime on Two

Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.00 TV6 (ages 16+) Stereo 92859 9.30
Cosmo and Dibs (ages 3-5) French Fruit (first in Punjabi, then in English)
8361439 9.40 Megamaths (ages 7-10) Tables

: Children's BBC: Playdays

Today, the Why Bird Stop.

: Daytime on Two

10.30 HotchPotch House (ages 3-5) Just the Same stereo 1366762 10.50 Look and Read (ages 7-9) Skyhunter2
11.10ZigZag(ages7-9) Food and Farming Stereo 8016007 11.30 Ghostwriter (ages 10-12) Over a Barrel (part 2) 9 762 12.00 GNVQ - the Great New
Visionary Quest (ages 16+)

: Working Lunch

Business news. stereo .......................

: Daytime on Two

1.00 History File (ages 11-14) First World War 73687439 1.20Spanish Globofages 11-12) MiFamilia (programme 2) 63179781 1.25 Landmarks (ages 9-12)
Stereo 73666946 1.45 Storytime (ages 4-5) Handa's Surprise

: Children's BBC: King Greenfingers

Shown at 8.20am. (Stereo)

: Children's BBC: Tales of Aesop

Shown at 8.25am.

: Liberal Democrat Conference

Live coverage from Brighton, including Lib Dem President Robert Maclennan's speech and a debate on the environment. Presented by Jon Sopel, with Diana Madill.
Including at:
3.00 News; Regional News and Weather
3.55 News; Regional News and Weather


Speaker: Robert MacLennan
Presenter: Jon Sopel
Presenter: Diana Madill
Editor: Alexandra Henderson

: Today's the Day

Nostalgic quiz show, with Martyn Lewis.


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Cookery, with Fern Britton.


Unknown: Fern Britton.

: Esther

Is it possible to bejust good friends with the opposite sex or does friendship inevitably lead to romance? Hosted by Esther Rantzen with guests children's presenter Josie d'Arby and author
Pat Booth.


Unknown: Pat Booth.

: Going Going Gone

Today's guest on the antiques game show is newscasterTrevor McDonald.
Presented by Andy Craig.
Director John Frame ; Producer Clare Sillery


Presented By: Andy Craig.
Director: John Frame


Seventies science fiction series created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson.
Exposed. Atest pilot photographs a UFO. Commander Straker ED BISHOP,
Colonel Freeman GEORGE SEWELL , Captain Carlin PETER GORDENO ,
Written byTonyBarwick DirectorDavid Lane
First shown on ITV Subtitled ..................


Unknown: Sylvia Anderson.
Unknown: Colonel Freeman George Sewell
Unknown: Captain Carlin Peter Gordeno

: Conference Talk

A roundup of the day's events from the Liberal Democrat conference at
Brighton and a live phone-in with the politicians making the news. Tonight, viewers can put questions to
David Steel , former Liberal Democrat leader. Presented by Andrew Neil.
Telephone: [number removed] (calls charged at local rates); fax [number removed] E-mail: conftalk@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: David Steel
Presented By: Andrew Neil.

: Grand Prix

Highlights of yesterday's Portuguese Grand Prix at Estoril.
(Shown yesterday at 9.50pm) (Stereo)

: People's Century

1948-Boomtime. Thestoryofthe postwar recovery is told by families who enjoyed prosperity beyond theirdreams. Italians, including Vespa worker Evio Beretti , remember acquiring their first motor scooters. French people recall new housing projects and British car workers reminisce about theirfirst holidays in Spain.
Producer Sally Doganis ; Executive producer
Peter Pagnamenta Shown yesterday at 4.50pm on BBC


Unknown: Evio Beretti
Producer: Sally Doganis
Producer: Peter Pagnamenta

: Pioneers

The documentary series charting the ground-breaking research carried out during the first five decades of the NHS. An Affair of the Heart. Donald Ross has been part of a revolution in cardiac surgery. When he was a newly qualified doctor in the late forties -the early days of heart surgery- dying patients were packed in ice to slow their heartbeats. Surgeons hadjust eight minutes to operate.
Today, heart defects that would have meant certain death 50 years ago can be corrected quickly and simply. Producer Sally Doganis ; Series producer
Tessa Livingstone


Unknown: Donald Ross
Producer: Sally Doganis
Producer: Tessa Livingstone

: Sykes

Classic comedy starring Eric Sykes
Job. Eric abandons domestic chores to join Hattie at the local factory.
Also starring Hattie Jacques. With Jimmy Edwards , Graham Stark ,
George A Cooper , Felix Bowness and Noel Murphy. Written by Eric Sykes ; Producer Roger Race


Unknown: Eric Sykes
Unknown: Job. Eric
Unknown: Hattie Jacques.
Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Graham Stark
Unknown: George A Cooper
Unknown: Felix Bowness
Unknown: Noel Murphy.
Written By: Eric Sykes

: Game On

Comedy series about three young flat-sharing adults.
Mandy's celibacy is tested by her
Italian tutor. See today's choices.
Written by Bemadette Davis and Andrew Davies
Director John Stroud ; Producers Geoffrey Perkins and SionedWiliam Stereo
Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Written By: Bemadette Davis
Written By: Andrew Davies
Director: John Stroud
Producers: Geoffrey Perkins
Martin Henson: Matthew Cottle
Mandy Wilkins: Samantha Janus
Matthew Malone: Neil Stuke
Clare Monohan: Tracy Keating
Jason: Mark Powley
Marco: Oliver Haden

: Newsnight

With Peter Snow at the Liberal
Democrat conference in Brighton and KirstyWark in London. subtitled....

: The Larry Sanders Show: Office Romance

Comedy starring Garry Shandling
Gossip spreads after Good Samaritan Larry innocently offers Darlene a late-night lift home.
Next episode on Wednesday at 11.15pm
For cast see Friday


Larry Sanders: Garry Shandling

: Seinfeld

Comedy, starringJerry Seinfeld
The Implant. Elaine implies that Jerry's date has had implants. Featuring a guest appearance byferi Hatcher, Lois Lane in The New Adventures of Superman. Next episode on Wednesday at 11.40pm
ForcastseeFriday Stereo Subtitled ......


Unknown: Lois Lane

: Grace under Fire

Sardonic blue-collar comedy about one woman's recipe for survival.
Why the Bull .. ? Grace and the kids have to move in with Rick. He likes the arrangement, but Grace is not so sure.
Next episode Wednesday at 12.05am
Followed byWeatherview


Grace: Brett Butler
Rick: Alan Autry
Wade: Casey Sander
Nadine: Julie White
Quentin: Jonpaul Steuer
Professor Stan Meadows: Jim Turner
Paul: Ted Bales
Dr Swed: Francis Guinan
Mrs Sheffield: Nancy Lenehan

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30 Psychology in Action Understanding Violence Repeat 43144 1.00 Catalysts against Pollution Repeat
1.30 A Migrant's Heart Repeat

Nightschool TV
2.00 Science Seeing through Science

BBC Focus
4.00 Defeating Disease: Smallpox Eradication
(Repeat) (Stereo)
4.30 Defeating Disease: Vaccines for the Future
(Repeat) (Stereo)
5.00 Pathways to Care: Iron Works
(Repeat) (Stereo)
5.30 RCN Nursing Update

Open University
6.00 Understanding Space and Time: Shades of Black
6.25 Polar Oceans
6.50 The Capitan Reef
FREE LEARNING ZONE GUIDE: call [number removed]

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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