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: See Hear Breakfast News

With Signing.

: The Wacky Races

7.30 A double bill of Cartoon fun. Repeat

: Really Wild Show

Featuring sea otters.
Shown yesterday at4.35pm on BBC1

: Just So Stories

The Cat That Walked
By Itself. Read by Geoffrey Matthews.
Repeated at 2pm Repeat .......................


Read By: Geoffrey Matthews.

: The Record

Parliamentary update. Stereo ........

: Daytime on Two

Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.00 The French Experience Culture 5121004 9.15 The Biology Collection (ages 16+) Human Influences on the Environment Stereo 850795 9.45 Watch
(ages 5-7) Birth Education - Cats Have Kittens

: Playdays

10.00The Poppy Stop. The cat takes up exercise.

: Daytime on Two

10.30 Hotch Potch House (ages 3-5) Up andDown Stereo 2219269 10.50Cosmo and Dibs in Punjabi (ages 3-5) Noises Off Stereo Followed by Cosmo and Dibs in English (ages 3-5) Noises Off
5176530 11.00 Look and Read (ages 7-9) Through the Dragon's Eye - Danger on High stereo 9119608 11.20 Short Circuit (ages 14-16) Play It Again
11.40 English Time (ages 11-14) Getthe Meaning- Gut the Gameshow
9973530 12.00 English File (ages 14-17) New Approaches to Poetry

: Working Lunch

Business and consumer news. Stereo.

: Daytime on Two

1.00 Scene (ages 13-17) Skinny Marink Written by Howard Schuman 11530 1.30LeClub (ages 9-12) Une Visite
1.45 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7)
Jack's Fantastic Voyage


Written By: Howard Schuman

: Just So Stories

2.00 Shown at 8.20am

: Sport on Friday

Introduced by Helen Rollason.

Coverage from Dewar's Rinks, Perth, of the Macallan Challenge.
Commentary by Dougie Donnelly.

Rugby Union
A look ahead to tomorrow's final Five Nations championship matches, Wales v England and France v Scotland.

Producer Peter Allden

Including at 3.00 News Regional News and Weather


Introduced By: Helen Rollason.
Commentary By: Dougie Donnelly.
Producer: Peter Allden Stereo

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Today's the Day

Nostalgia quiz show.

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Fern Britton 's cookery challenge. stereo.


Unknown: Fern Britton

: Esther

Esther Rantzen hosts a studio discussion on addiction to soap operas. With guests Wendy Richard from EastEnders, Sam Kane from Brookside, Jane Rossington from Crossroads and Vanessa Whitburn , editor of The Archers.
(Stereo, Subtitled)


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Wendy Richard
Unknown: Sam Kane
Unknown: Jane Rossington
Unknown: Vanessa Whitburn

: Seniors Pot Black

The inaugural tournament involving 12 veterans of the professional circuit comes to a climax with the final.
Introduced by David Vine , with commentary by Clive Everton and Ted Lowe. Last part of the series.


Introduced By: David Vine
Commentary By: Clive Everton
Commentary By: Ted Lowe.

: The Simpsons: Bart Gets Hit by Car

When Bart is hospitalised after an accident involving Mr Burns's car, Homer is offered legal advice from a disreputable source.

: Top of the Pops

The latest hits from the UK charts, exclusive live performances, pre-chart sounds and a look at the new videos.
Director John L Spencer ; Producer Mark Wells Repeated tomorrow on BBC1


Director: John L Spencer
Producer: Mark Wells

: Pole to Pole

Shifting Sands. The next stage of Michael Palin 's early nineties trek from North Pole to South Pole brings him to Sudan. He needs to cross the largest country in Africa, from the Nubian
Desert in the north - one of the hottest places on earth -to the war-stricken south. The capital Khartoum, towards the centre, presents a difficultjunction between the country's two halves, and the journey is fraught with problematic transport arrangements. Director/Producer Clem Vallance
Repeat Stereo Subtitled ...................... BBC BOOK: Pole to Pole, available from bookshops in hardback, price f 16.95 and paperback, price £10.99


Unknown: Michael Palin

: A Week to Remember

Pathe News from 40 years ago.
Black and white ....

: Birdingwith Bill Oddie

Comedian and ornithologist Bill Oddie takes advantage of the migration of millions of birds from northern Europe to Africa forthewinterto go bird-spotting. He examines them from the vantage point of the east coast of England, travelling from the Fame Islands in Northumberland to Norfolk. Along the way he observes the Arctic tern, the curlew sandpiper and other species.
Producer Stephen Moss FREE BIRDING STARTER PACK: write to [address removed]
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/birding


Producer: Stephen Moss
Unknown: Birdingwith Bill

: Gardeners' World

Alan Titchmarsh completes his tour of French Riviera gardens with a visit to the home of an Englishman whose family has lived there for almost 80 years. Pippa Greenwood investigates organic techniques used by gardeners at
Yalding in Kent, and Stephen Lacey visits a National Trust-restored garden. See today's choices.
Series producer John Percival ; Executive producer
Tony Laryea Stereo ♦ See Alan Titchmarsh : page 33


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Stephen Lacey
Producer: John Percival
Producer: Tony Laryea
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Comic Relief Goes to the Movies

A coterie of top comedians choose highlights from their favourite comedy films. Among those making choices are Mark Lamarr, Jo Brand, Julian Clary, Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry, while movies selected include Dr Strangelove, Play It Again, Sam and Life of Brian. Comic Relief continues on BBC1 at 9.30pm


Unknown: Mark Lamarr
Unknown: Jo Brand
Unknown: Julian Clary
Unknown: Hugh Laurie
Unknown: Stephen Fry

: Timewatch

Haig- the Unknown Soldier
Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig , the man labelled "the butcherof the Somme", has been satirised and lampooned as the worst type of British military officer for his command of the army in the First World War. But did he, as accused, send thousands of British to a futile death?
Timewatch explores an emergent historical debate that challenges received wisdom about Haig.
Producer Helen Bettinson ; Editor Laurence Rees


Unknown: Sir Douglas Haig
Producer: Helen Bettinson
Editor: Laurence Rees

: Lucinda Lambton's Alphabet of Britain

H Is for Heathrow. An exploration of Heathrow, the site in Middlesexthat is home to the busy ai rport.
Producer Neil Crombie : Executive producer
Edward Mirzoeff Repeat Stereo
Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Producer: Neil Crombie
Producer: Edward Mirzoeff

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Space: Above and Beyond

Stay with the Dead. After a seriously injured West is brought back from battle, he suffers flashbacks in hospital. Nathan West MORGAN WEISSER ,
. Vanessa Damphousse LANEI CHAPMAN ,


Unknown: Nathan West Morgan Weisser
Unknown: Shane Vansen Kristen Cloke
Unknown: Cooper Hawkes Rodney Rowland
Unknown: Vanessa Damphousse Lanei Chapman
Unknown: Paul Wang Joel de la Fuente
Unknown: Colonel McQueen James Morrison
Unknown: Dr Kanelos Steven Anderson
Unknown: Shankowicz James Parks
Unknown: Hatfield Scott MacDonald

: Stuff the White Rabbit

John Lenahan 's guest performers on the magic show are Jerry Sadowitz , Tom Mullica and Noel Britten.
Director David G Croft : Producer Peter Kessler


Unknown: John Lenahan
Unknown: Jerry Sadowitz
Unknown: Tom Mullica
Unknown: Noel Britten.
Director: David G Croft
Producer: Peter Kessler

: A Lover and His Lass

Comedy starring
Brasse Brannstrom
Lasse is splitting up from one girlfriend, but it's not long before he finds another. However, he's reluctant to give up his philandering and equally uncommitted to getting a steady job. In Swedish with English subtitles.
Director Lasse Hallstrom (1975) + See Films: pages 56-59 ***
Followed byWeatherview


Unknown: Brasse Brannstrom
Unknown: Lasse Brasse Brannstrom
Unknown: Lena Mariann Rudberg
Unknown: Bosse Christer Jonsson
Unknown: Borje Ahlstedt
Unknown: Ullachatarina Larsson.
Director: Lasse Hallstrom

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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