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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signing. Stereo ....

: Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles

Animation. Repeat
7.55 New series 50/50 Children's quiz. Shown on Monday at 4.35pm on BBC1
8.20 Secret Life of Toys Puppets.
Repeatedatlpm Repeat Stereo ........
8.35 The Raccoons Cartoon. Repeal

: Cartoon

: The Phil Silvers Show

Bilko sorts out an over-eager new officer.
Black and white Repeat

: The Munsters

Herman suffers from amnesia.
Black and white

: Teletubbies: Making Flowers

Today the Teletubbies watch some children making flowers. (Stereo)

: The Quiet American

Drama starring Audie Murphy
Michael Redgrave
Fowler, a cynical Britishjournalist, is reporting on the war in Indo-China when he finds himself being drawn into a deadly communist plot.
Director Joseph L Mankiewicz (1958)
Black and white
See Films: pages 48-57 ***


Unknown: Audie Murphy
Unknown: Michael Redgrave
Director: Joseph L Mankiewicz

: Working Lunch

Business news.

: Secret Life of Toys

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

: Brainwaves

The world's first brain scanner.

: Dark Victory

Drama, concluding the short season of films, starring Bette Davis
Also starring George Brent

Long Island heiress Judith Traherne has a jet-setting lifestyle, until a brain specialist advises that only an immediate operation will save her.
(1939, PG) (Black and white)
See Films: pages 48-57 ***


Unknown: Bette Davis
Unknown: George Brent
Unknown: Judith Traherne
Director: Edmund Goulding

: News

Regional News and Weather

: The Natural World: Sound of Islands

A look at the remote islands of the Outer Hebrides.
(Repeat) (Stereo) (Subtitled)

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Blockbusters

General-knowledge quiz. stereo..

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Cookery challenge. Stereo ....

: Esther

Esther Rantzen meets author Shirley Conran and DIY expert Harry Greene.


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Shirley Conran
Unknown: Harry Greene.

: Swimming

Sharron Davies presents coverage of the British European Trials from Sheffield as swimmers bid for a place in the European Championships in Spain this August. Karen Pickering , a bronze medallist in both the 100m and 200m freestyle events in Vienna, and 1500m swimmer Graeme Smith , will be among those competing. With commentary by Hamilton Bland and Andy Jameson. ...................


Unknown: Sharron Davies
Unknown: Karen Pickering
Unknown: Graeme Smith
Unknown: Andy Jameson.

: The Simpsons: The Telltale Head

Bart relates a story of peer pressure to calm a crowd baying for his blood.
Repeated on Sunday.

: Star Trek: Metamorphosis

A shuttlecraft carrying Kirk, Spock and a critically ill Federation commissioner is forcibly held on a planet by mysterious power.
(Repeat) (Stereo)


Kirk: William Shatner
Spock: Leonard Nimoy
Scott: James Doohan
Sulu: George Takei
Uhura: Nichelle Nichols

: Pole to Pole

Concluding the series in which the intrepid
Michael Palin travels from the North to the South Pole.
Bitter End. Afterfive months and 13,000 miles, Palin has arrived in Cape Town only to discover there are no berths on the one ship sailing to Antarctica. He realises he will have to abandon all self-imposed restraints if he is to achieve his goal.
See today's choices.
Director/Producer Clem Vallance
Repeat Stereo
Followed by Video Nation Election Shorts


Unknown: Michael Palin

: A Golfer's Travels: Arizona

Second in a six-part series in which Peter Alliss travels the world in search of diverse golfing locations. Tonight he visits Arizona and meets up with Admiral Alan Shepard , the first American in space, who achieved golfing notoriety by playing a bunker shot on the moon. He also joins former Vice President Dan Quayle at the Desert Mountain Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, before meeting actor Gene Hackman at the Las Campanas course near Sante Fe in New Mexico.
Director Mike Connor


Unknown: Peter Alliss
Unknown: Alan Shepard
Unknown: Dan Quayle
Unknown: Gene Hackman

: Gardeners' World

Alan Titchmarsh shows how to plant wisteria in a pot. Gay Search finds a Japanese garden in London's
East End and Stephen Lacey continues to explore the Dutch passion for naturalising perennials. Plus Roy Lancaster completes his series on South African garden plants. See today's choices.
Series producer John Percival Executive producer Tony Laryea
BBC MAGAZINE: Gardeners' World is available from newsagents
* See Alan Titchmarsh : page 32


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Stephen Lacey
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Producer: John Percival
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Rab C Nesbitt

Continuing the comedy series starring Gregor Fisher
Fuel. Rab and Mary head forthe Lake District, where they hope to recharge the connubial batteries.
Written by Ian Pattison
Director/Producer Colin Gilbert
Repeat Stereo


Unknown: Gregor Fisher
Written By: Ian Pattison
Rab C Nesbitt: Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt: Elaine C Smith
Jamesie Cotter: Tony Roper
Ella Cotter: Barbara Rafferty
Gash Nesbitt: Andrew Fairlie
Screech: David McKay
Andra: Brian Pettifer
Dodie: Iain McColl
Norrie: John Kazek
Sally: Julie Wilson Nimmo
Adam Wheatfield: Jonathan Coy
Doctor: Ronald Simon
Arnie: Douglas Paul

: Golf

Live coverage of the second round of the US Masters from the Augusta National Golf Club,
Georgia. Introduced by Steve Rider. Coverage continues on BBC1 at


Introduced By: Steve Rider.

: Party Election Broadcast

By the Liberal Democrats. With subtitles.

: Newsnight

With Kirsty Wark.


Presenter: Kirsty Wark

: Space: Above and Beyond

Never No More. Vance agrees to help ex-lover Captain John Oakes investigate the existence of a former Chigfighter.


Unknown: Captain John Oakes
Nathan West: Morgan Weisser
Shane Vansen: Kristen Cloke
Captain John Oakes: Michael Reilly Burke
Cooper Hawkes: Rodney Rowland
Vanessa Damphousse: Lanei Chapman
Paul Wang: Joel de la Fuente
Colonel McQueen: James Morrison
Sullivan: Xavier Montalvo
Broden: David St James
Burnett: Jonathan Williams

: This Life

Fourth in a 21-part drama about a group of young lawyers.
How to Get in Bed by Advertising
Warren, who is losing patience with Ferdy, lands himself in trouble.
Miles resorts to the lonely hearts pages and Egg starts a newjob. Shown on Monday

: King of Hearts

Offbeat drama starring
Alan Bates
Genevieve Bujold
First World War, Northern France: the retreating Germans booby-trap a small town and all the inhabitants are evacuated, except forthe occupants of the zoo and the lunatic asylum. Showing in widescreen format. Includes
French and German dialogue with English subtitles.
Director Philippe de Broca (♦ See Rims: pages 48―57 ****
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Alan Bates
Unknown: Genevieve Bujold
Private Charles Plumpick: Alan Bates
Coquelicot: Genevieve Bujold
Duke of Clubs: Jean-Claude Brialy
Duchess: Francoise Christophe
Monseigneur Marguerite: Julien Guiomar
General Geranium: Pierre Brasseur
Crazy barber: Michel Serrault
Madame Eglantine: Micheline Presle

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.

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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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