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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signing.

: Alvin and the Chipmunks

7.30Animated antics with Alvin and hisbrothers

: Blue Peter

Shown lastFridayonBBCl Stereo

: King Greenfingers

Repeated at 2pm

: Tales of Aesop

Puppet show.
Repeated at 2.05pm

: Lassie

Canine adventure series. Repeat ..

: Daytime on Two

Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.00 TV6 (ages 16+) African Portraits stereo 14452 9.30 Cosmo and Dibs (ages 3-5) French Fruit (first in Punjabi, then in English) stereo 8620609 9.40 Megamaths (ages 7-10) Tables

: Playdays

10.00The Why Bird Stop. A look atthingsthatjointogether.

: Daytime on Two

10.25 Firework Safety (ages 5-7)
10.30 Hotch Potch House (ages 3-5) 4691433 10.50 Look and Read (ages 7-9) 4611297 11.10ZigZag(ages7-9) 5624988 11.30 Ghostwriter (ages 10-12) Stereo 7655 12.00GNVQ-the Great New Visionary Quest (ages 16+)

: Working Lunch

Business news. stereo ....

: Daytime on Two

1.00 History File (ages 11-14) The Making of the United Kingdom
1.20 Spanish Globo (ages 11-12) La Fiesta (programme 7)
1.25 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Portrait of Britain Stereo Subtitled 92098920 1.45
Storytime (ages 4-5) The Fish Who Could Wish

: King Greenfingers

Shownat8.20am Stereo .....................


: The Champions

The Experiment. Sharron is recruited by an organisation supposedly researching into superior physical and mental powers.
Written by Tony Williamson Repeat The next episode is on Wednesday at 2.10pm.


Written By: Tony Williamson

: News

Regional News and Weather

: The Natural World

Splashdown: a Diver's Natural History An underwater journey around the coastline of Britain. Repeat

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Today's the Day

Nostalgia quiz, with Martyn Lewis. Stereo..


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Fern Britton 's cookery challenge. Stereo .


Unknown: Fern Britton

: Esther

Esther Rantzen talks to gay men and lesbians about the difficulties they have experienced in revealing their sexuality.
With guest Richard Fairbrass of pop group Right Said Fred.



Presenter: Esther Rantzen
Guest: Richard Fairbrass

: Going Going Gone

Today's guest on the antiques game show is actor Jonathon Morris , alias
Adrian from the vintage comedy Bread. Director John Frame: Producer Clare Sillery


Unknown: Jonathon Morris

: The Munsters: Herman Munster, Shutterbug

Herman takes up photography and captures some armed bank robbers on film.
(Black and white) (Subtitled)


Seventies science-fiction series.
A Question of Priorities. Commander Straker's only son is fighting for his life after a traffic accident.
Commander Straker ED BISHOP,
Colonel Freeman GEORGE SEWELL. Captain Carlin PETER GORDENO.
Written by Tony Barwick ; Director David Lane
First shown on ITV Stereo


Unknown: Colonel Freeman George Sewell.
Unknown: Captain Carlin Peter Gordeno.
Unknown: Lt Ellis Gabrielle Drake
Unknown: Mary Rutland Suzanne
Written By: Tony Barwick
Director: David Lane

: As Seen on TV

Showcase screenings of films taken from the children's camcorder series.
Tonight's films have musical subjects: The King by 11-year-old Jamie [text removed] from Swansea, Living the Blues by 12-year-old Jake [text removed] from Leicester and Music Therapy by 12-year-old Ben [text removed] from Brighton.
Producer Christopher Morris : Executive producer
Eric Rowan Revised repeat


Unknown: Jamie [text removed]
Unknown: Jake [text removed]
Unknown: Ben [text removed]
Producer: Christopher Morris
Producer: Eric Rowan

: Top Gear Motorsport

Tiff Needell reports from Brands Hatch on the final round of the Eurocar series.
Tommi Makinen is 1996 world rally champion, with the manufacturers' title still to be decided at San Remo. Mark James
reports. And Bob Constanduros reviews the Formula Three season.
Last in the series.
Series producer Ken Pollock ; Editor Dennis Adams
Top Gear is on Thursday at8.30pm on BBC2.


Unknown: Tommi Makinen
Unknown: Mark James
Unknown: Bob Constanduros
Producer: Ken Pollock
Editor: Dennis Adams

: People's Century

1963-Picture Power. Within a few years of television's launch, it had superseded cinema and radio. Last in the series.
Producer James DeVinney : Executive producer Peter Pagnamenta ; Shown yesterday at 4.20pm onBBCl Stereo Subtitled ....


Producer: James Devinney
Producer: Peter Pagnamenta

: Murder Most Horrid: Girl Friday

Another chance to see the third series of comedy-dramas starring Dawn French

Super-efficient PA Sally Fairfax witnesses a murder in the office.
(Repeat) (Stereo)


Written By: Paul Smith
Director: Dewi Humphreys
Producer: Sophie Clarke-Jervoise
Sally Fairfax: Dawn French
Harvey Stafford: Nigel Havers
Karen: Geraldine McNulty
DC Jobson: Paul Moriarty
Mr Wenders: Hugo Bower
Gerry: Richard Hansell

: The Crow Road

First in a four-part adaptation of lain Banks's darkly-humorous novel. Starring Joseph McFadden
Bill Paterson , Peter Capaldi
Prentice. Prentice McHoan returns to his hometown for his grandmother's funeral. All the family attend except one-Uncle Rory. See today's choices.
Written by Bryan Elsley ; Producer Bradley Adams Director Gavin Millar Rptd next Sunday on BBC2
* See This Week: page 10
Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Unknown: Joseph McFadden
Unknown: Bill Paterson
Unknown: Peter Capaldi
Written By: Bryan Elsley
Producer: Bradley Adams
Director: Gavin Millar Rptd
Prentice McHoan: Joseph McFadden
Kenneth McHoan: Bill Paterson
Rory McHoan: Peter Capaldi
Ashley Watt: Valerie Edmond
Fiona Urvill: Stella Gonet
Fergus Urvill: David Robb
Lewis McHoan: Dougray Scott
Janice: Patricia Kerrigan
Hamish McHoan: Paul Young
Lachlan Watt: Alex Norton
Mary McHoan: Elizabeth Sinclair
Verity: Simone Bendix
AuntAntonia: Claire Nielson
Margot McHoan: Gudrun Ure
Young Prentice (aged 10): Edward Casey
Helen Urvill: Jenny Ryan
Diana Urvill: Sarah Gudgeon
Mrs McSpadden: Irene Sunters
Dean Watt: Stephen McCole
Darren: Martin Ledwith
Calum Watt: Alan McCafferty
Droid: Ian Bustard
Lizzie: Julie Austin
Blawke: Robert James
DrFyfe: David McKail
Undertaker: Iain McColl
Marion: Liza Gregan
Young Ashley: Susan Robertson

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman. subtmed


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Soho Stories

Continuing the 12-part series capturing a slice of real life in London's Soho.
Eternal Light. Dinah and Sylvia, two of Soho's oldest residents, are distraught that their synagogue is to close.
Meanwhile, health workers Sue and Jane distribute condoms to prostitutes. DirectorChristopherTerrill; Executive producer
JeremyMills Stereo ............................. More SohoStories tomorrow at 11.15pm on BBC2. * A peep at Soho: page 37
Followed by Weatherview

: The Midnight Hour

Late-night political chat. FURTHER INFORMATION: see Ceefax page

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30 Geology of the Alps Repeat
1.00 Drifting Continents Repeat
1.30 Seismology at Work Repeat
2.00 PSHE Lifeschool A-Z
BBC Focus
4.00 Italia 2,000 Repeat 29698 4.30
Defeating Disease Repeat 36308 5.00 Pathways to Care 30281 5.30 RCN Nursing Update
Open University
6.00 Climates of Opinion Global Warming Repeat 5084308 6.50 Environment The
Heat Is On Repeat

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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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.

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