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: See Hear Breakfast News

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

: Alvin and the Chipmunks

7.30 Animated antics of Alvin and his brothers.......

: Blue Peter

ShownlastFridayonBBCl Stereo Subtitled .

: King Greenfingers

Animation. There's panic at the palace when the Christmas decorations go missing.
Repeated at 2pm

: Tales of Aesop

Puppet show. Cyril the Snatcher is on the loose.
Repeated at 2.05pm

: Lassie

Canine adventure series.
The Gentle Dawn. Seeking aid for an injured bird, Lassie enlists human help and brings togethertwo single people in the process. Repeat

: Daytime on Two

Note: half-term repeats.
9.00 TV6 (ages 16+) On the Road-the United States of Europe
9.30 Cosmo and Dibs (ages 3-5) The
Weather Clothing for different climates (first in Punjabi, then in English)
1538570 9.40 Megamaths (ages 7-10) Tables

: Children's BBC

10.00 Playdays
Today, the Why Bird Stop. Things that go under and over at the same time. (Repeat) (Stereo)

: Daytime on Two

10.25 Firework Safety (ages 5-7)
9595957 10.30 Hotch Potch House (ages 3-5) Houses Stereo 3026402 10.50 Look and Read (ages 7-9) Sky Hunter II
3046266 11.10 Zig Zag (ages 7-9) Food and Farming stereo 9367808 11.30
TeachingToday Geography and IT 7155 12.00 G NVQ - the Great New
Visionary Quest (ages 16+) Health and Social Care

: Working Lunch

Business news.

: Daytime on Two

1.00 History File (ages 11-14) First World War- Making Peace stereo 17089605 1.20 Spanish Globo (ages 11-12) MisAmigos (prog 5) Stereo 96509792 1.25 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Investigating Local History Stereo Subtitled 17068112 1.45 StOrytime (ages4-5) My Mum and Dad Make Me Laugh

: King Greenfingers

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

: Tales of Aesop

Shown at 8.25am .....

: Snooker

The first of today's Grand Prix action from the Bournemouth International Centre.
This afternoon, Thailand's James Wattana aims for a place in the third round, competing against Alan McManus. the beaten finalist at the Scottish Masters last month. Also in action today is last year's British Open champion, Nigel Bond. Presented by David Vine.
Directors Trevor Morris and John Watts
Including at 3.00 and 3.55 News Regional News and Weather


Unknown: James Wattana
Unknown: Alan McManus.
Unknown: Nigel Bond.
Presented By: David Vine.
Directors: Trevor Morris
Directors: John Watts

: The Munsters: Herman, the Coach of the Year

Eddie's poor performance during tryouts for the school trackteam incites Herman to become his coach. When Eddie fails to improve, Grandpa invents what he claims is a vitamin pill to speed Eddie up.
(Black and white)


Herman Munster: Fred Gwynne
Lily: Yvonne de Carlo
Grandpa: Al Lewis
Eddie: Butch Patrick


Seventies science-fiction series.
Conflict. Straker is convinced thatthe aliens are using flying debris in space to disguise their activities.
Commander Straker ED BISHOP, Colonel Freeman
Written by Ruric Powell ; Director Ken Turner
First shown on ITV Subtitled ....


Unknown: George Sewell
Unknown: Paul Foster Michael
Unknown: General Henderson Granttaylor.
Unknown: Ellis Gabrielle Drake.
Unknown: Carol Sonia
Written By: Ruric Powell
Director: Ken Turner

: As Seen on TV

Continuing the showcase screenings of films from the first three series of the children's camcorder show. Tonight, Love Space by 10-year-old Elaine [text removed] from Armagh, My Shed by 13-year-old Philip [text removed]from Exeter and Chad's Week by 11-year-old Chad [text removed] from Manchester.
Producer Christopher Morris
Executive producer Eric Rowan


Unknown: Elaine [text removed]
Unknown: Philip [text removed]
Unknown: Chad [text removed]
Producer: Christopher Morris

: Top Gear Motorsport

Tiff Needell reports from the Lydden Hill circuit in Kent on the penultimate
Eurocars meeting of the year, where both the V6 and V8 series still have all to race for. Tony Mason is on the Isle of Man forthe last round of the British rally championship and Bob Constanduros reviews the Formula Renault season.
Series producer Ken Pollock ; Editor Dennis Adams
Top Gear is on Thursday at 8.30pm on BBC2.


Unknown: Lydden Hill
Unknown: Tony Mason
Unknown: Bob Constanduros
Producer: Ken Pollock
Editor: Dennis Adams

: People's Century

1957 - Skin Deep. The story of the fight against official racism in South Africa and the southern United States. South
Africans describe the extension of apartheid in the fifties, the imposition of the pass laws and the repression, which included the 1960 Sharpeville shootings. Americans who took part in the drive for de-segregation in schools, restaurants and buses rememberthe progress made in the early sixties leading to the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
Although individual prejudice continued, the act at least gave them equality before the law. At the same time in South Africa, however, official discrimination was increasing.
Producer Marian Marzynski ; Executive producer Peter Pagnamenta Shown yesterday at 4.35pm onBBCl Stereo Subtitled .....


Producer: Marian Marzynski
Producer: Peter Pagnamenta

: Sykes

Cat. Hattie gets a kitten and Eric ends up looking for Tiddles on a roof belonging to Major Crombie-Crombie, who hates cats. With Hattie Jacques , Richard Wattis and Deryck Guyler. Written by Eric Sykes ; Producer Roger Race
Repeat Subtitled .....


Unknown: Hattie Jacques
Unknown: Richard Wattis
Unknown: Deryck Guyler.
Written By: Eric Sykes

: The Paul Merton Show

The dead-pan wit and regular on Have I Got News For You presents this one-off comedy special featuring sketches, stand-up and a bit of song and dance. With special guest Lesley Ash. See today's choices.
Director Julia Knowles ; Producers Phil Clarke and EmmaGage Stereo


Unknown: Lesley Ash.
Director: Julia Knowles
Producers: Phil Clarke

: Game On

In the final episode of the comedy series, Martin tries to become less boring to win back girlfriend Clare. Matthew's bravery lands him in hospital and he falls for a red-haired girl who is also a student - two of his pet hates.

Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Writer: Andrew Davies
Writer: Bernadette Davis
Director: John Stroud
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins
Producer: Sioned Wiliam
Martin Henson: Matthew Cottle
Mandy Wilkins: Samantha Janus
Matthew Malone: Neil Stuke
Clare Monohan: Tracy Keating
Patrick: Daniel O'Grady
Susie: Fay Masterson
Tesni: Lou Gish

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Snooker

Further Grand Prix action from the Bournemouth International Centre. The third round begins this evening and, as long as there have been no upsets along the way, Ronnie O'Sullivan and Alain Robidoux should meet in a re-match of their controversial Crucible clash in April when O'Sullivan -claiming he was "bored" with their first-round World
Championship match - started playing left-handed. It was a diversion from
O'Sullivan's normal style which left Canadian Robidoux less than happy. Introduced by David Vine.
Followed byWeatherview


Unknown: Ronnie O'Sullivan
Unknown: Alain Robidoux
Introduced By: David Vine.

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30 An A to Z of English Repeat
1.00 Animated English The Creature Comforts Story Repeat 60174 1.30 News Stories Repeat
2.00 Accessto Learning Repeat
BBC Focus
4.00 Italia 2000 Repeat 95445 4.30 Find Out about BBC Focus Repeat
73085396 4.45 Department of Health Special Repeat 28728464 5.00
Pathways to Care Understanding the World Repeat 53342 5.30 RCN Nursing Update Repeat
Open University
6.00 Play and the Social World Repeat Subtitled 7109532 6.25 First Steps to
Autonomy Repeat Subtitled 7128667 6.50 Learning For All Children First Repeat after My Momma

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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