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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signing.

: Teletubbies

Arthur Robot Story. Po wakes up afterthe otherTeletubbies and does everything on her own.
Shownyesterdayatl0.45am Stereo ..

: Brum

The little car helps find a lost
kitten. Repeat .............................

: The Raccoons

Animated tales from
the Evergreen Forest. Repeat .....

: Get Your Own Back

Dave Benson Phillips hosts a battle of the generations involving games galore and a plunge into the gunge for one unlucky adult. Repeat Stereo Subtitled ................


Presenter: Dave Benson Phillips

: Spiderman

Animated superhero
adventures. Repeat

: Glad Rags

Comedy-drama about a
younggirl with a vivid imagination.

: Smurfs' Adventures

Cartoon. The
little people have fun with coloured glasses. Repeat

: OakieDoke

Woodland animation.

: Spider

Musical animation.
Classroom distractions prove too much for one little boy. Repeat

: Teletubbies

Hey Diddle Diddle
Laa-Laa makes up a special dance. Repeated tomorrow at 7.30am

: Awash with Colour

An introduction to painting with watercolours. Today DermotCavanagh teaches Suzanne Dando howto paint buildings in the landscape. Stereol


Unknown: Suzanne Dando

: Wisley through the Seasons

A look at the Royal Horticultural Society's garden at Wisley, Surrey. it is winter, a time of fragile beauty with the many trees and shrubs specially grown for seasonal colour illuminating the landscape.
Postponed from 3 July (Repeat) (Stereo)

: Cricket: Sixth Test

Further live coverage from the Oval.

: Today's Gourmet

Chef Jacques Pepin prepares spinach, ham and parmesan souffle, and grilled salmon fillets. Repeat


Unknown: Jacques Pepin

: Prue Leith's Tricks of the Trade

Marinating meat.

: Blockbusters

The strategic word game, hosted by Michael Aspel.


Unknown: Michael Aspel.

: The Natural World Classics

Islands in the African Sky. Each ice-capped mountain in equatorial East Africa has its own community of animals and plants, marooned in a sea of cloud.
John Hurt narrates this story of survival in extreme conditions.
Repeat Stereo


Unknown: John Hurt

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Modern Times

Bogus Callers. The documentary series about how we live today looks at the men who pose as plumbers, builders, social workers and policemen to trick their way into the homes of the elderly and the vulnerable to con them out of money.
Repeat Stereo

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Cricket Sixth Test

Live coverage of today's final session from the Oval.

: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Return to Grace. Gul Dukat sees a chance for rehabilitation when he learns that a Cardassian outpost has been destroyed by Klingons. Stereo Subtitled.


Unknown: Gul Dukat

: The Car's the Star

Quentin Willson tells the story of the Land Rover-oneofthe
British car industry's most enduring successes.
Director David Wheeler ; Producer John Wilcox Repeat Stereo


Unknown: Quentin Willson
Director: David Wheeler
Producer: John Wilcox

: Leviathan

The first of eight programmes, based on the acclaimed Radio 4 series, looking at how history has shaped current news stories.
Michael Portillo reports on bitter Tory in-fighting in the 19th century, and explores how
Disraeli managed to reunite his party. Also tonight, in a report to mark the 50th anniversary of Indian independence,
Mark Urban asks why Kashmir chose tojoin India ratherthan
Pakistan, and with August Bank Holiday approaching, the programme looks at seaside excursions earlier this century. Executive producer Mark Wakefield ; Editors Archie Baron and Neil Cameron
+ See This Week: page 7


Unknown: Michael Portillo
Unknown: Mark Urban
Producer: Mark Wakefield
Producer: Neil Cameron

: Wild Harvest with Nick Nairn

Nick Nairn travels to the banks of the Tweed, where he discovers that eels taste a lot better than they look. He also goes on a duck shoot with a local ghillie who shows him howto make a traditional duck casserole with fennel and parsnip.
Director Graham Strong ; Producer
Ed Booth First shown in BBC Scotland


Unknown: Nick Nairn
Director: Graham Strong

: Wildlife Showcase The Mannots ofLe Grand Rocher

Documentary about the gerbil-like marmots of the French Alps. Living at high altitudes, these rodents are hunted byfoxes and golden eagles, but maintain an idiosyncratic and communal system of self-protection. Narrated by David Suchet. See today's choices. Postponed from 30 July
Series producer Paul Appleby


Unknown: French Alps.
Unknown: David Suchet.
Producer: Paul Appleby

: Third Rock from the Sun

Dick the Vote. Dick decides that it would be good for the aliens to become involved in politics.


Dick Solomon: John Lithgow
Sally Solomon: Kristen Johnston
Harry Solomon: French Stewart
Tommy Solomon: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Dr Mary Albright: Jane Curtin
Nina: Simbi Khali

: Flightpaths to the Gods

In 1926 the pilots of the first commercial flights over Peru reported strange sightings in the Nazca desert. Stretched out below them were giant geometric designs too vast to be appreciated from the ground. In the years since, varied explanations have been offered, from burial rituals of a lost civilisation to extraterrestrial visitation. The programme follows archeologist Dr Tony Spawforth as he mounts an expedition to the area, and reveals new and fascinating interpretations aboutthe lines' meaning. See today's choices. Director/Producer Chris Mann
BOOKLET: an illustrated edited transcript is available. Send acheque/PO for £3.95. payable to BSS. to: Flightpaths to the Gods. [address removed]
* See This Week: page 9


Unknown: Dr Tony Spawforth
Producer: Chris Mann

: Building Sights

Artist Damien Hirst enjoys the juxtaposition of life and death at the Worsley Medical Building in Leeds where, as a student, he used to do anatomical drawings. Director Paul Tickell
Repeat Stereo .....................
Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Artist: Damien Hirst
Director: Paul Tickell

: Newsnight


: Cricket: Sixth Test

Highlights of the first day's play between England and Australia from the Oval. Introduced by Richie Benaud.
Followed by Holiday Weather


Introduced By: Richie Benaud.

: Platypus Man

Lou's the Boss. When Richard hires his girlfriend to work on the cookery show his producer Lou resigns. Stereo ...............

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30am "We the Peoples" - Democracy and the UN

1.00 Autism

1.30 Me -a Student?

Summer Nights
2.00 Music Maestro Essentials

4.00 The French Experience 1 17-20

Business and Work
5.00 The Small Business Programme; Twenty Steps to Better Management - the Drama

Open University
6.00 Changing Berlin - Changing Europe

6.25 Berlin - Unemployment and the Family

6.50-7.15am The Eurovision Song Contest - Counting the Cost

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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.

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