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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signing. Stereo....................

: Children's BBC Breakfast

7.30 Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles
Cartoon adventures. Repeat.......
7.55 The Lowdown Children's documentary. Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1
8.20 Philbert the Frog Cartoon.
Repeated at 2pm Repeat Stereo......
8.25 The Adventures of Buzzy Bee and Friends Country tales for younger viewers. Repeated at 2.05pm Repeat ............
8.35 The Raccoons Cartoon. The peace and quiet is shattered when mysterious royal strangers visit the Evergreen Forest. Repeat.3392465

: Daytime on Two

9.00 Discovering Portuguese (ages 16+) Stereo 6720939
9.25 Belief File (ages 11-16) Christianity in Britain - Faith in Action Stereo 3245465
9.45 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) "Mog on Fox Night"

: Teletubbies

The Beach. The wind blows Dipsy's hat away.

: Daytime on Two

10.30 Numbertime (ages 4-5) Five More Stereo 6812571
10.45 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) Natural Forces
11.00 Moving to English (age 8+) Subtitled 6765281
11.20 The Art(ages 11-16) Stereo 5454668
11.40 Study Ireland: Geography (ages 14-19) 4458939
12.00 The Shape of the World (ages 14+) Water is for Fighting Over

: Working Lunch

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

: Daytime on Two

1.00 The Geography Collection (ages 16+) Up in the Clouds
1.25 ZigZag (ages 7-9) Making It Work Stereo 70655991
1.45 Come Outside (ages 4-5) Fish

: Philbert the Frog

Shown a t8.20am Stereo ...............

: The Adventures of Buzzy Bee and Friends

Shown at 8.25am ...........

: Table Tennis

Tony Gubba rounds up the action from the individual events at this year's World Table Tennis championships in Manchester. Stereo ...................


Unknown: Tony Gubba

: The Phil Silvers Show

RestCure. Bilko concocts a scam to get a holiday during a heatwave.
Blackandwhite Repeat ...................

: Blockbusters

First in a double bill of the general knowledge quiz.

: Blockbusters

General knowledge quiz. Stereo.

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Cookery game show.

: Esther

Esther Rantzen discusses arranged marriages. Do they ever succeed, and what part does love play? Repeat Stereo.


Unknown: Esther Rantzen

: Today's the Day

Nostalgia quiz.

: Turning Points

Bill Treacher recalls his days as a penniless actor. Repeat


Unknown: Bill Treacher

: Star Trek: the Next Generation: Contagion

The Enterprise's computer system falls prey to a mysterious electronic virus leaving the ship stranded in the Neutral Zone, with only a hostile Romulan vessel for company.
(Repeat) (Stereo) (Subtitled)
(Star Trek: Deep Space Nine tomorrow 6pm)


Capt Jean-Luc Picard: Patrick Stewart
Cdr William Riker: Jonathan Frakes
Data: Brent Spiner
Dr Kate Pulaski: Diana Muldaur
Lt Cdr Geordi La Forge: LeVar Burton
Counsellor Deanna Troi: Marina Sirtis

: Space Precinct: Divided We Stand

A dishonest politician discovers a way to win a vital election, but in the process he discredits officers Brogan and Haldane.
(Repeat) (Stereo)


Writer: Arthur Sellers
Director: Alan Birkinshaw

: Black Britain

A Taste of the New South Africa.
Apartheid may have ended, but is it really all right to drink South African wine? For many vineyard workers the end of apartheid has done little to change their working conditions.
Eddie Botsio visits the ANC offices which deal with a steady stream of workers who claim that they have been abused bytheir bosses, and meets families facing eviction from their tied cottages because they tried to change jobs.
Producer Sandy Smith : Series producer
Patrick Younge


Unknown: Eddie Botsio
Producer: Sandy Smith
Producer: Patrick Younge

: University Challenge

Harris Manchester College,
Oxford, take on Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in the third quarter-final. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. Director Vernon Antcliffe ; Producer
Peter Gwyn


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Director: Vernon Antcliffe
Producer: Peter Gwyn

: Home Front

The series concentrating on the home and interior design.
Tonight, Anne McKevitt shows how to combine a domestic and working environment to create the perfect home office.
Ann Maurice clears the clutter and chaos of a typical British hallway, and Mark and Andrea tackle the sitting room at Mill Cottage, includingthe restoration of their inglenook fireplace. With Tessa Shaw.
Series producer Simon Shaw ; Editor Daisy Goodwin


Unknown: Anne McKevitt
Unknown: Ann Maurice
Unknown: Tessa Shaw.
Producer: Simon Shaw
Editor: Daisy Goodwin

: Another Silent Spring?

Some of Britain's best-loved songbirds are underthreat. Gavin Hewitt
investigates the decline in numbers of some species, and asks how we can avert the prospect of a countryside without the sounds of spring. Seetoday's choices. Producer Yvonne Ellis ; Executive producer Peter Crawford The Natural HistoryProgramme this Friday at 11.30am on Radio 4 considers the effect of pesticides i n our gardens
* When did you last hearthese birds?: page 26


Unknown: Gavin Hewitt
Producer: Yvonne Ellis
Producer: Peter Crawford

: War Crimes on Trial

The first international war crimes trial since Nuremberg reaches its climax today in the Hague. After months of deliberation the court will finally deliver its verdict on Dusko
Tadic, who stands accused of scores of rapes and murders.
The programme tells the story of how this first trial, expected to be an open-and-shut case, turned into a tale of double dealings and deceit, and examines the quality of justice on offer at the court in the Hague. Director Timothy Copestake
Producer Paulette Farsides


Director: Timothy Copestake
Producer: Paulette Farsides

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Bookmark VSPritchett

Victor Pritchett , who died last month at the age of 96, was one of the greatest short story writers of the century. In this film, made to mark his 85th birthday, "VSP" revisits his childhood haunts and talks to Ian Hamilton about the detailed craft that lay behind his deceptively simple stories. Director Roland Keating
Revised repeat Subtitled ........


Unknown: Victor Pritchett
Unknown: Ian Hamilton
Director: Roland Keating

: This Could Be Me

Atriple bill of animation on life, love, lust and what it is to be a woman..............................

: Animated 2

A stylish animation about people who go on making the same mistakes.......................
Followed byWeatherview

: The Learning Zone OPEN UNIVERSITY

12.30 Did Tibet Cool the Earth?
Subtitled 42779 1.00 Volcanoes and the Atmosphere
49243 1.30 Biosphere 2
2.00 English File
4.00 English Heritage I Am
Tourist Repeat 78929 4.30 Unicef in the Classroom Repeat
5.00 Basic Skills Repeat
5.30 Voluntary Matters Selling Yourself Repeat
6.00 Biological Barriers Repeat 8594243 6.25 Building in Cells Repeat 8573750 6.50-7.15am A Tale of Two Cells Repeat

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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.

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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