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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signing. Stereo ........................

: Alvin and the Chipmunks

Animatedantics with the chipmunk brothers..

: Smart Art programme.

Shown yesterday at 4.35pm on BBC1

: The Greedysaurus Gang Animation

about a greedy little dinosaur and friends.
Repeated at 2pm Repeat....

: Spider

Cartoon about the trials of being a spider.
Repeated at 2.05pm Repeat Stereo ....

: Lassie

When a seagull is attacked by a hawk,
Lassie comes to the rescue. Repeat.8195072

: Daytime on Two

Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.00 The French Experience Villeet Campagne Stereo 5553546 9.15The
Business Studies Collection (ages 16+) External Influences 400985 9.45 Watch
(ages 5-7) Art- Growing Things

: Playdays

The Tent Stop.

: Daytime on Two

10.30 What? Where? When? Why? (ages 6-7) Keeping Clean 90 Years Ago 1928256 10.45 Revista (ages 11-14) El Colegio Stereo 1916411 11.00 Look and Read (ages 7-9) Skyhunter2- Too Many Crooks Stereo 9694904 11.20 Short Circuit
(ages 14-16) Polymers
11.40 English Time (ages 11-14)
Shakespeare Shorts - Twelfth Night
1847430 12.00 English File (ages 14-17) Death of a Salesman (part 4)

: Working Lunch

Business and consumer news. Stereo .

: Daytime on Two

1.00 Scene (ages 13-17) Family-Spyin the Cab stereo 44940 1.30 Technology
Starters (ages 9-12) Alternative Energy stereo 57319817 1.45 Words and Pictures
(ages 5-7) A Busy Day fora Good Grandmother

: The Greedysaurus Gang

Shown at8.20am .................................

: Spider

Shown at8.25am

: Racing

From Ascot, featuring races at 2.30,3.05 and 3.40. Commentary by Jimmy Lindley , Jim McGrath and PeterO'Sullevan.
Introduced by Julian Wilson , with reports by Jonathan Powell.
Producer Wendy Sheppard
Including at 2.50 News Regional News and Weather


Commentary By: Jimmy Lindley
Commentary By: Jim McGrath
Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Jonathan Powell.
Producer: Wendy Sheppard

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Today's the Day

The nostalgia-based quiz, hosted by Martyn Lewis.


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Ready, Steady, Cook

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

: Esther

Esther Rantzen and her guests discuss the subject of contraception. Stereo .........


Unknown: Esther Rantzen

: Going Going Gone

The antiques game show in which amateur collectors take on a celebrity panel. Today's guest is fashion designer David Emanuel.


Designer: David Emanuel.

: Sliders

Continuing the sci-fi drama series about travellers to parallel universes.
Last Days. The Sliders find themselves in a San Francisco where an asteroid is due to impact in 48 hours. Arturo works feverishly with Bennish, an eccentric yet brilliant scientist, to create an atomic bomb, while the others find different ways to spend their "last days".


Quinn Mallory: Jerry O'Connell
Wade Wells: Sabrina Lloyd
Maximillian Arturo: John Rhys- Davies
Rembrandt Brown: Cleavant Derricks
Conrad Bennish Jr: Jason Gaffney

: Conference Talk

A roundup of the day's events at the Conservative Party conference in Bournemouth, including chance to put questions to Health Secretary Stephen Dorrell. Presented by Andrew Neil.
Editor Alexandra Henderson Phone: [number removed] (calls charged at local rates) Fax (0171)[number removed]: e-mail: conftalk@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Stephen Dorrell.
Presented By: Andrew Neil.
Editor: Alexandra Henderson

: A Week to Remember

Pathe News from this week in 1956. Blackandwhite Repeat

: One Man and His Dog

Today's competitors in the Scottish heat of the sheepdog trials are Ewan Strachanfrom Inverness ,
Bobby Henderson from Heriot in the Borders and John MacKillop from the Mull of Kintyre. Robin Page introduces the action from Combermere in Shropshire, with commentary by Gus Dermody. Director Ian Russell : Producer Joy Corbett


Unknown: Ewan Strachanfrom Inverness
Unknown: Bobby Henderson
Unknown: John MacKillop
Commentary By: Gus Dermody.
Director: Ian Russell

: English Country Garden

A seasonal tour of some of Britain's finest gardens, by garden designer Rosemary Verey.
April the Early Spring Garden
Rosemary Verey visits the gardens of Elton John and Lord Carrington and demonstrates the use of water features. See today's choices. Director Keith Sheather : Series producer
PeterMurphy Stereo


Designer: Rosemary Verey.
Unknown: Rosemary Verey
Unknown: Elton John
Director: Keith Sheather

: Shooting Stars

The celebrity quiz show hosted by Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer , with team captains Ulrika Jonsson and Mark Lamarr , and Matt Lucas as George Dawes. Tonight's guest panellists are comedian Jo Brand , chef Gary Rhodes , astrologer Russell Grant and television presenter Carol Smillie.
Director Mark Mylod ; Producer Alan Marke


Unknown: Vic Reeves
Unknown: Bob Mortimer
Unknown: Ulrika Jonsson
Unknown: Mark Lamarr
Unknown: Matt Lucas
Unknown: George Dawes.
Unknown: Jo Brand
Unknown: Gary Rhodes
Unknown: Russell Grant
Presenter: Carol Smillie.
Director: Mark Mylod
Producer: Alan Marke

: All Rise for Julian Clary

The series in which comedian
Julian Clary holds court, presiding overthe grievances of the public and acting as judge and jury, with Frank Thornton as court clerk. This week, a 13-year-old puts her mother in the dock; the people of Stratford take umbrage over an ugly sculpture; and a tap-dance class accuse thei r teacher of attempted murder. The celebrity guest in the dock is chef Gary Rhodes.
Written by Julian Clary , John Irwin and David McGillivray Director Mark Mylod ; Producer Claudia Lloyd


Unknown: Julian Clary
Unknown: Frank Thornton
Unknown: Gary Rhodes.
Written By: Julian Clary
Written By: John Irwin
Written By: David McGillivray
Director: Mark Mylod
Producer: Claudia Lloyd

: Have I Got News for You

The comedy news quiz, hosted by Angus Deayton. Team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton take a satirical look at the week's developments, with the help of nightclub owner Peter Stringfellow and comedian Rhona Cameron.
Director Paul Wheeler : Producer Richard Wilson
Repeated tomorrow on BBC2 Stereo .........
Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Unknown: Angus Deayton.
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Peter Stringfellow
Unknown: Rhona Cameron.
Director: Paul Wheeler
Producer: Richard Wilson

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman at the Conservative Party conference in Bournemouth and Peter Snow in the studio. Subtitled.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Peter Snow

: Seinfeld

The Sniffing Accountant. Jerry is worried that his accountant Barry's persistent sniff may be caused by a cocaine habit, and enlists Kramer's help in a stakeout.


Jerry: Jerry Seinfeld
George: Jason Alexander
Kramer: Michael Richards
Elaine: Julie Louis-Dreyfus
Barry: John Kapelos

: Grace under Fire

A double helping of the sardonic blue-collarcomedy.
MrMullen'sOpus. During a stint as a volunteer worker at the crisis centre, Grace receives a call for help from an ex-alcoholic about to take a drink.
Take Me to YourBreeder. Achemical spill at the oil refinery leads to a long wait for medical treatment, so Grace decides to drive home alone. On the way, she takes a weird detour.
For cast see Monday
Followed byWeatherview

: My Little Chickadee

Comedy western starring
WC Fields , Mae West
Kicked out of town for associating with a masked bandit, Flower Belle
Lee decides to enhance her reputation by marrying con man Cuthbert J Twillie on a train bound for Greasewood City. It proves to be a marriage of inconvenience for both of them.
Director Edward Cline (1940)
Black and white
♦ See Films: pages 57-64 ***


Unknown: Wc Fields
Unknown: Mae West
Unknown: Flower Belle
Unknown: Cuthbert J Twillie
Director: Edward Cline
Cuthbert J Twillie: Wc Relds
Flower Belle Lee: Mae West
Jeff Badger, the masked bandit: Joseph Calleia
Wayne Carter, editor: Dick Foran
Amos Budge, cardsharp: Donald Meek
Mrs Gideon: Margaret Hamilton
Austin: Gene Himself
Candy: Russell Hall

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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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