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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signing.

: Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles

Cartoon. Repeat

: The Lowdown

The children's documentary series.
(Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1)

: Secret Life of Toys

Repeated atlpm Repeat

: The Raccoons.

Animated adventures from the Evergreen Forest

: Cartoon

: Golf

A look back to last year's US Masters, when Greg Norman faced Nick Faldo in the final round


Unknown: Greg Norman
Unknown: Nick Faldo

: The Munsters

Ghoulish comedy. Black andwhite .

: Teletubbies

Dad's Lorry. The
Teletubbies watch a girl talking about her father's lorry.

: The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles

Palestine. 1917: Indygoes on an undercover mission to defuse Turkish explosives. Guest starring Catherine Zeta Jones. Stereo


Unknown: Catherine Zeta

: Alias Smith and Jones: The Girl in Boxcar 3

Heyes and Curry get a job carrying $50,000. (Repeat)

: The Flintstones

Stone Age familyfun. Repeat......

: Working Lunch

Business news. Stereo ...................

: Secret Life of Toys

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

: A Passion for Angling

Childhood Dreams. Two friends relive the midsummer memories of theiryouth which fired their passion for angling.

: Golf

Steve Rider previews this year's US
Masters in Augusta. Coverage begins tomorrow on BBC2 at9.30pm..

: The Phil Silvers Show

Bilko goes in search of an Awol soldier.
Black and white Repeat

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Campaign Roadshow

Nick Ross and Diana Madill with the latest political news from the election trail.


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Diana Madill

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Blockbusters

General knowledge quiz. Stereo.

: Ready, Steady, Cook

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

: Esther

Why do some people chose a solitary lifestyle, and how do others cope with enforced solitude? Former hostage Terry Waite and yachtswoman Lisa Clayton are theguests. Repeat Stereo Subtitled.


Unknown: Terry Waite
Unknown: Lisa Clayton

: Today's the Day

Nostalgia quiz. Stereo ....

: Turning Points

Naturalist David Bellamy recalls a turning point in his life. Repeat


Unknown: David Bellamy

: Star Trek: The Next Generation: Unnatural Selection

Dr Pulaski has to work against time to cure a colony of scientists afflicted by rapid ageing.
(Repeat) (Stereo)
(Star Trek: Deep Space Nine tomorrow 6pm)


Captain Jean-Luc Picard: Patrick Stewart
Cmndr William Riker: Jonathan Frakes
Dr Kate Pulaski: Diana Muldaur
Dr Sara Kingsley: Patricia Smith
Chief O'Brien: Colm Meaney
Lt Commander Data: Brent Spiner
Counsellor Deanna Troi: Marina Sirtis
Lt Geordi La Forge: LeVar Burton
Lt Worf: Michael Dorn

: Trev and Simon's Transmission Impossible

Trev Neal and Simon Hickson present more comic characters. Executive producer Chris Bellinger


Unknown: Trev Neal
Unknown: Simon Hickson
Producer: Chris Bellinger

: Seven Wonders of the World

Professor Richard Dawkins, zoologist, chooses his personal seven wonders, which include a spider's web, a pianist's fingers, digital codes, parabolic mirrors and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough. Introduced by Sue Lawley.
See today's choices.
Producer Christopher Sykes ; Executive producer Dana Purvis


Producer: Christopher Sykes
Producer: Dana Purvis

: Black Britain: Scott Sherrin: the Story of a Black Man?

Last March the lifeless body of Scott Sherrin, a teenage star of stage and screen, was dragged from the river Thames. But what could have driven a young man whose credits included Cats, Fame, Five Guys Named Mo and That's Life to mental illness and, ultimately, death by the age of 23? Was it the racism he encountered from white people that plagued his early career? Or was it the taunts of black people, who called him an "Uncle Tom" when they found out his adopted parents were white?
Rianna Scipio looks at the events surrounding the life and death of Scott Sherrin - events which raise major questions about what it means to be black in Britain.
Producer Maxine Watson ; Series producer Patrick Younge
Followed by Video Nation Election Shorts


Unknown: Scott Sherrin
Unknown: Scott Sherrin
Unknown: Rianna Scipio
Unknown: Scott Sherrin
Producer: Maxine Watson
Producer: Patrick Younge

: University Challenge

St Catherine's College, Cambridge play ExeterCollege, Oxford for a place in the quarter-finals. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. DirectorVernon Antcliffe; Producer
PeterGwyn Stereo


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman

: Home Front

The series concentrating on the home and interior design returns with the launch of the Amateur Decorator of the Year competition, and follows the restoration of a badly-modernised 300-year-old cottage to its original splendour. Presented by Tessa Shaw. See today's choices.
Series editor Daisy Goodwin ; Series producer Simon Shaw


Presented By: Tessa Shaw.
Editor: Daisy Goodwin
Producer: Simon Shaw

: Modern Times: Brainstorm

The world of business is becoming increasingly competitive, but what happens when the going gets too tough? Four men, driven to succeed, found the pressure led them to despair. These are the moving stories of families where the men have either disappeared, committed suicide, or simply given up everything.


Producer: Dev Varma
Series Editor: Stephen Lambert

: A Woman Called Smith

Debbie Smith , 25, was adopted as a baby. Has the time now come to track down her birth mother?
Director Ian Denyer ; Executive producer
Edward Mirzoeff


Unknown: Debbie Smith
Director: Ian Denyer
Producer: Edward Mirzoeff

: Airport

Documentary series following people who work at London's Heathrow airport. Tonight,
President Clinton makes a fleeting appearance, surrounded by a huge retinue, and customs officer Garth Powell thinks he has caught a drugs smuggler.
Series producer Nick Catliff
Executive producer JeremyMills


Unknown: Garth Powell
Producer: Nick Catliff

: Party Election Broadcast

By the Conservative Party. With subtitles.

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman and Kirsty Wark.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Kirsty Wark.

: The Kingdom

Concluding the Danish drama set in a high-tech hospital.
TheLivingDead. Some very surprising events take place in the depths of the hospital. In Danish with English subtitles
Followed by Weatherview

: The Learning Zone

12.30am Currents Repeat
1.00 Oceans and Climate Repeat
83887 1.30Global Sea Level Repeat
2.00 Germany Means Business
3-5; Italy Means Business 1
4.00 English Heritage Repeat 64213 4.30Unicefinthe
Classroom Repeat 82590 5.00 Basic Skills Repeat 62294 5.30 Voluntary Matters Repeat
6.00 Why Do Peacocks Have
Elaborate Trains? Repeat
6.25 Sexual Selection and Speciation Repeat
6.50-7.15am Horses for Courses

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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