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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signing. Stereo ....

: Teletubbies

Shown yesterday at 10am

: Bump

Animated tale.

: Noddy


: The Raccoons

Animated adventures from the Evergreen Forest. Repeat.

: Get Your Own Back

With Dave Benson Phillips. Repeat Stereo Subtitled .


Presenter: Dave Benson Phillips

: Spidernan

Cartoon adventure.
Repeat Stereo ................................

: Glad Rags

Comedy-drama series.
Repeat Stereo Subtitled ................

: Smurfs' Adventures

Cartoon tales of the little blue people...............

: Oakie Doke

Animated stories Of woodland creature. Repeat

: Spider

A small boy's encounters with a cheeky spider. Repeat

: Teletubbies

Music with Debbie. A group of children make some music. Repeated tomorrow at 7.30am

: Awash with Colour

The series on painting with watercolours continues with a programme on pattern, tone and texture. Stereo ..............

: Kitty Foyle

Drama starring Ginger Rogers
A Philadelphia shopgirl promises to marry her doctor sweetheart, butis swept away when an old flame reappears. Kitty Foyle GINGER ROGERS. Wyn Strafford DENNIS MORGAN Mark JAMES CRAIG , Giono EDUARDO CIANNELU , Pop ERNEST COSSART Director Sam Wood (1940)
Black and white * See Films: pages 42-48 ***


Unknown: Ginger Rogers
Unknown: Kitty Foyle Ginger Rogers.
Unknown: Wyn Strafford Dennis Morgan
Unknown: Mark James Craig
Unknown: Giono Eduardo Ciannelu
Unknown: Pop Ernest Cossart
Director: Sam Wood

: Prue Leith's Tricks of the Trade

A look at cooking cheaper cuts of meat.
Repeat ....

: Blockbusters

Word game. Stereo ....

: The Natural World Classics

Kingdom of the Ice Bear: the Frozen Ocean. The first of three programmes on the polar bear and its natural habitat. Part two is tomorrow at 2.05pm
Repeat Stereo ♦ See Family: page 33

: News

Subtitled .....................
Regional News and Weather

: Modern Times: The Selling Game

A behind-the-scenes look at dealers in the antiques trade.
Repeat Stereo Subtitled ................

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Designing Woman

Romantic comedy continuing the film season starring Gregory Peck.

Romance between a sports writer and a fashion designer leads to marriage but their different lifestyles soon cause problems.
(Shown in widescreen format) (1957) (Subtitled) ****
(The Gregory Peck season continues with "The World in His Arms" tomorrow at 4pm)
See Films: pages 42-48
Barry Norman on Gregory Peck: pp 40


Director: Vincente Minnelli
Mike Hagen: Gregory Peck
Marilla Hagen: Lauren Bacall
Lori Shannon: Dolores Gray
Ned Hammerstein: Sam Levene
Zachary Wilde: Tom Helmore

: Turning Points

Eric Sykes recalls the chance meeting which led him into show business.


Unknown: Eric Sykes

: Fresh Prince of Bel Air

Save the Last Trance for Me
Will takes his cousin Nicky to an admission interview for an exclusive Bel Air school.
Repeat Stereo .....................

: Heartbreak High

Anita is shocked to discover her mother is having a relationship with a younger man.

: The O Zone

News and features from the pop scene, with Jamie Theakston and Jayne Middlemiss.

This week Mariah Carey is interviewed in Hollywood and the programme links up with Radio 1 for the India independence celebrations India Five 0, from Birmingham, with Talvin Singh, Comershop and Black Star Liner.


Presenter: Jamie Theakston
Presenter: Jayne Middlemiss
Executive Producer: Paul Smith

: Home Ground

The penultimate programme in a 13-part series of investigative stories from the BBC regions. The Diary. In December 1943. Lance Corporal Bill Smith died as a prisoner of the Japanese during the Second World War. He left behind a diary which disappeared at the end of the war, describing the suffering and death around him, and tonight, almost two weeks after this year's VJ Day anniversary, Home Ground follows Carol, his only surviving daughter, in her fight to obtain the diary, sold at auction, which she believes is morally hers.
The now fragile diary, written to Corporal Smith's wife and two daughters, also contains poems, and even recipes, written as he slowly starved.
Derek Jacobi tells of the diary's discovery and the revelations hidden in its faded pages. Producer Dick Meadows
Postponed from 12 August First shown on BBC East Stereo


Unknown: Bill Smith
Unknown: Derek Jacobi

: Big Dreams and Broken Hearts: the Dottie West Story

Biography of pioneering country-and-western singer Dottie West, starring Michele Lee
As a 12-year-old, Dorothy West promises herself that one day she will be rich and successful. But when she eventually finds fame and fortune, her scandalous marriages and extravagant lifestyle threaten everything she ever dreamed of. Director Bill D'Elia (1995, PG)
♦ See Films: pages 42-48


Unknown: Dorothy West
Director: Bill D'Elia
Dottie West: Michele Lee
Bill West: William Russ
Byron Metcalf: David James Elliot
Shelly West: Lisa Akey
Rogers: Kenny Himself
Gatlin: Larry Himself
Patsy Cline: Tere Myers

: Bully: Sticks and Stones

An average of ten children kill themselves each year because of bullying. Tonight's programme, the first in a season of five exploring bullying at school, highlights three tragic stories of suicide and another attempt which was thankfully discovered in time. The second programme can be seen tomorrow at 6.45pm. See today's choices. Director Kate Broome
Executive producer Grant Mansfield
* See This Week: page 8


Director: Kate Broome
Producer: Grant Mansfield

: Bullying - a Survival Guide: Secondary School

The first of six programmes on how to cope with bullying.
Fifty per cent of children report being bullied at secondary school. This programme alerts parents to the signs and offers advice on how it can be stopped. The series continues tomorrow at 7.25pm. Director Ian Pye
Series producer Alastair Laurence
Followed by Video Nation
Devolution Shorts


Director: Ian Pye
Producer: Alastair Laurence

: Newsnight

With Nisha Pillai. Subtitied.812997


Unknown: Nisha Pillai.

: Edinburgh Nights with Mark Lamarr

More highlights from the Edinburgh Festival. Bob Mortimer joins Mark Lamarr on a rickshaw journey through the heart of Edinburgh's drinking dens. Series producer Jane Rogerson
Series editor May Miller
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Bob Mortimer
Unknown: Mark Lamarr
Producer: Jane Rogerson

: Platypus Man

Both Sides Now. Richard thinks his new girlfriend is cheating on him.

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30 Keeping Watch on the Invisible
Rpt Subtitled

1.00 Work and Energy

1.30 Something in the Air

2.00 Book Lover Collections

4.00 Italianissimo! - 8

6.00 Data about Data

6.25 Operating Systems

6.50-7.15am Problems with Patterns
Rpt Stereo

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.

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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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