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: See Hear Breakfast News

With Signing.

: Children's BBC Breakfast: Help! It's the Hair Bear Bunch

Cartoon. Hair, Square and Bubi Bear come up with more schemes to outwit their keepers. (Repeat)

: Blue Peter

Children's magazine. Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1

: Wishing

Charlie conducts a search for his missing sock. Repeated at 2pm (Repeat)

: Lassie: The Dream Seeker

A homeless boy evades capture in a bid to keep his identity a secret. (Repeat)

: Daytime on Two

Note: repeats are not indicated.

9.00 The Science Collection: Skin Deep (ages 16+) 8022809

9.25 Into Work: What's Work Experience for?

9.40 Megamaths: The Two Times Table (ages 7-10)

: Playdays

Peggy Patch joins an Austrian village brass band on a march through the streets. (Repeat)

: Daytime on Two

10.30 Storytime: Jenny's Bear/Bears (ages 4-5) (Stereo) 8101441

10.45 The Experimenter: Light and Sound - Mirror, Mirror on the Wall (ages 7-9)

11.05 Space Ark: Light and Sound - Communications (ages 7-11)

11.15 Health E - 3: Sex Education (ages 9-11) (Stereo) 5268199

11.35 Landmarks: The River Severn - the Course of the River (ages 9-12) 3626070

11.55 Techno: Making lt- the Kart (ages 11-14) 6392880

12.15 Quinze Minutes Plus: Salute (ages 11-13)

: Working Lunch

Business and consumer news.

: Daytime on Two

1.00 Lifeschool: K Is for Kill (ages 14+) (Stereo) 75976035

1.25 Isabel: Paco Vuelve a Casa (ages 14-16) 80492002

1.45 Numbertime: Shapes - Circles (ages 4-5)

: Wishing

Shown at 8.20am (Stereo)

: The Fugitive

Where the Action Is. Kimble takes on ajob as a lifeguard at a Nevada hotel but becomes caught up i n a feud between the hotel owner and his spoilt daughter.
Blackandwhite Repeat


Richard Kimble: David Janssen
Danny: Telly Savalas
Chris Polichek: Joanna Frank
Ben: Don Keefer
Gaines: Kevin Tate
Pattie: Julie Payne
MrsGaines: Maxine Stuart

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Darts

Highlights of last night's remaining second-round matches in the 1997 World Professional Darts championship, from the Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey. Introduced by Dougie Donnelly , with commentary by TonyGreen.
Including at 3.55 News Regional News and Weather


Introduced By: Dougie Donnelly

: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Fascination. When a Bajoran celebration takes place, an epidemic of romantic attractions breaks out amongthe crew.


Cdr Benjamin Sisko: Avery Brooks
Odo: Rene Auberjonois
Major Kira Nerys: Nana Visitor
Chief O'Brien: Col Mmeany
Dr Julian Bashir: Siddig El Fadil
Lwaxana: Majel Barrett
Bareil: Philip Anglim
Keiko: Rosalind Chao

: Quantum Leap

Promised Land. Sam finds himself in the act of committing an armed robbery in his own hometown, Elk Ridge.
Repeat Stereo

: First Sight: Family Values

The happy reunion last October of Labour MP Clare Short and her son, who had been adopted in 1965, has sparked an increase in the number of people trying to trace relatives. Sushma Puri looks at the consequences of the law that gives a parent no legal rights to contact an adopted child but permits the reverse once the child has come of age. The programme also follows three people on journeys to find relatives.
Producer Sally Weale; Editor Alison Rooper
A phone-in follows immediately after the programme on BBC Radio Kent, Thames Valley FM and GLR. If you would like to take part, call [number removed].
REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see variations below


Unknown: Clare Short
Unknown: Sushma Puri
Editor: Alison Rooper

: Disaster: Spiral to Disaster

First of six drama-documentaries reconstructing events at the heart of technological disasters.
On the night of 6 July 1988 the Piper Alpha oil rig exploded. Of the 226 men on board, 167 were killed. The others survived by jumping 100ft into the sea, despite having been told that this meant certain death. Using archive footage, interviews with safety experts and re-enactments, the programme examines events during one crucial hour of the disaster and demonstrates that there were points when the loss of life could have been avoided. Narrated by John Nettles.


Narrator: John Nettles
Director/Producer: Bryn Higgins

: Top Gear

Contestants in last November's
Network Q RAC Rally faced some of the worst weather conditions for decades, and more than half the entries failed to finish because of heavy snow and sheet ice. Tiff Needell , who was one of the hardy competitors to complete the 1,100-mile trip around Britain, recounts the inside story of the event.
Producer Ken Pollock ; Editor Dennis Adams


Unknown: Tiff Needell
Producer: Ken Pollock
Editor: Dennis Adams

: Third Rock from the Sun

Truth or Dick. Dick learns about lying when Dr Albright distorts the truth to persuade him to attend a faculty meeting.
Followed byX Philes Fans of The X Files talk aboutthe series, which continues on BBC1 at 9.30pm.


Dick Solomon: John Lithgow
Sally Solomon: Kristen Johnston
Harry Solomon: French Stewart
Tommy Solomon: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Dr Mary Albright: Jane Curtin
Caryn: Danielle Nicolet
Leon: Ian Lithgow

: A Word in the Right Ear

Reporter Michael Cockerell lifts the lid on the secret world of political lobbyists. The recent Cash for Questions affair put the business of parliamentary lobbying under the spotlight, but it highlighted only one aspect of the work of those who seek to influence the decisions of political leaders. While critics claim the practice is a dangerto democracy, lobbyists maintain Westminster and Whitehall would grind to a halt without theirwork. This documentary shows lobbyists in action and reveals how effective they can be.
Producer Alison Cahn ; Editor Anne Tyerman


Reporter: Michael Cockerell
Producer: Alison Cahn
Editor: Anne Tyerman

: Another Foot in the Past

Batty Langley's Legacy. The reality behind the elegant facades of Georgian buildings is often one of shoddy worksmanship. DanCruickshankgoes in search of Batty Langley , whose pattern book was the bible of Georgian jerry-builders. Originallyshown in the heritage series One Foot in the Past. DirectorTim Dunn : Series editor Roland Keating
Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Unknown: Batty Langley
Unknown: Directortim Dunn
Editor: Roland Keating

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Darts

From Frimley Green, Surrey, highlights of tonight's World Professional Darts championship quarter-final matches, which are played over the best of seven sets. Introduced by Dougie Donnelly.
Commentary by Tony Green.
Followed by Skiing Forecast Michael
Fish reports on the skiing conditions in Europe and North America.


Introduced By: Dougie Donnelly.
Commentary By: Tony Green.

: The Silence

Drama, concluding
Ingmar Bergman 's trilogy on faith, starring Ingrid Thulin
Gunnel Lindblom
In a north European hotel, a dying lesbian is sexually attracted to her promiscuous younger sister, the mother of a ten-year-old boy. In Swedish with English subtitles. Ester INGRID THULIN , Anna GUNNEL LINDBLOM ,
Johan JORGEN LINDSTROM. Hotel waiter
Director Ingmar Bergman (1963)
Black and white .....
* See Films: pages 50-55 ****


Unknown: Ingmar Bergman
Unknown: Ingrid Thulin
Unknown: Gunnel Lindblom
Unknown: Ingrid Thulin
Unknown: Gunnel Lindblom
Unknown: Jorgen Lindstrom.
Unknown: Haken Jahnberg
Director: Ingmar Bergman

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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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