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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signing.

: Teletubbies

Numbers-Three. Some children learn about the numberthree.
Shownyesterdayatl0.45am Stereo ..

: Brum

The little car meets marchingband. Repeat

: The Raccoons

Animated tales from the Evergreen Forest. Repeat

: Get Your Own Back

Dave Benson Phillips hosts the battle of the generations. Repeat Stereo Subtitled


Presenter: Dave Benson Phillips

: Mighty Max


: Glad Rags

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

: Smurfs' Adventures


: OakieDoke

Woodland animation.

: Spider

Musical animation.

: Teletubbies

Haymaking. The
Teletubbies watch children making hay.
Repeated tomorrow at 7.30am

: Awash with Colour

The art series on watercolours looks at painting reflections.

: Ninotchka

Comedy starring Greta Garbo
Comrade Ninotchka is sent to Paris to investigate the activities of a Soviet trade delegation, but comes to learn that love is more than a chemical reaction.
Director Ernst Lubitsch (1939. U)
Black and white ............................. ◆ See Films: pages 42-48


Unknown: Greta Garbo
Unknown: Comrade Ninotchka
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
Ninotchka: Greta Garbo
Count Leon d'Algout: Melvyn Douglas
Grand Duchess Swana: Ina Claire
Michael Iranoff: Sig Rumann

: For the Love of It

An artist's story........................

: Blockbusters

The final of the quiz show. Hosted by Michael Aspel.


Unknown: Michael Aspel.

: The Natural World Classics: Kingdom of the Ice Bear: the Final Challenge

Can the Arctic's rich reserves of oil and minerals be extracted without pollution? (Repeat) (Stereo) (Subtitled)

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Modern Times

The Museum. A year in the life of London's Victoria and Albert Museum.
Repeat Stereo


Unknown: Albert Museum.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: The Million Pound Note

Mark Twain 's classic satire continues the season of films starring Gregory Peck
In a wager, a penniless American is given a £1million note which he must keep intact for a month.

(1953, U)
The Gregory Peck season concludes with "The Yearling" tomorrow at 4pm.
See Films: pages 42-48
Barry Norman on Gregory Peck: pp 40


Henry Adams: Gregory Peck
Portia Lansdowne: Jane Griffiths
Oliver Montpelier: Ronald Squire
Roderick Montpelier: Wilfrid Hyde White
Duchess of Cromarty: Joyce Grenfell
Writer: Mark Twain
Director: Ronald Neame

: Today's Gourmet

Jacques Pepin prepares sausage, potato and cabbage soup. Repeat
Followed by A Day That Shook the World
In 1963 Martin Luther King led a Civil Rights march to Washington DC. Biackandwhite


Unknown: Jacques Pepin
Unknown: Martin Luther King

: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

The Sons of Mogh. Kurn is determined to regain his honour through a death ritual.
StarTrek is tomorrow at6.05pm

: Whine, Jam, Wave and Jump!

The weekend saw the streets of London's Notting Hill filled with music, dancing and festivities in Europe's most exotic and energetic annual spectacle.
Comedian Felix ix Dexter presents his essential guide to the carnival, and meets some of the revellers who make this colourful event so memorable.
Producer Sara Kozak


Producer: Sara Kozak

: Leviathan

The second of eight programmes looking at how history has shaped current news stories. Presented by Mark Urban.
Tonight the extraordinary story of Scotland's last parliament, which voted itself out of existence in 1707 and, as Australia's cricketers return home,
Kev Carmody reports from the Oval on the very first Australian cricket tourists to play in England, the Aboriginal Eleven of 1868. Editors Archie Baron and Neil Cameron


Presented By: Mark Urban.
Unknown: Kev Carmody
Unknown: Neil Cameron

: The Air Show

The first of six programmes looking at aviation through the eyes of pilots and passengers.
Tonightthe pressures of long-haul flights, the bush pilots flying aid into the dirt strips of east Africa and a trip in the Royal Navy's newest helicopter. Introduced by Hazel Irvine. See today's choices.
Executive producer Peter Hylton Cleaver
◆ See This Week: page 7


Introduced By: Hazel Irvine.
Producer: Peter Hylton Cleaver

: Jeremy Clarkson's Motorworld

The United Arab Emirates
Jeremy Clarkson discovers that the days of gold Cadillacs are gone, as young Arab drivers aim for speed above everything else. But he still manages to find a Sheikh who's built a truck as big as a house and has a Mercedes of every colour in his garage. Director Dennis Jarvis
Repeat Stereo


Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Director: Dennis Jarvis

: Third Rock from the Sun

Fourth and Dick. Dick learns about the importance humans place on football.


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

: Bully: Ha Bloody Ha

Celebrities share some very private memories of being the child who was picked on at school. See today choices.
See This Week: page 8


Producer: Julia Simmons

: Bullying -a Survival Guide

In the Home. Dealing with physical orverbal abuse from one's partner. The next programme is tomorrow at
6.55pm. Stereo Subtitled .

: Holding On - a Preview

Writer Tony Marchant talks about Holding On, his ambitious new drama for BBC2 this autumn.


Guest/interviewee: Tony Marchant

: The X Philes

Fans discuss their obsession with the sci-fi series. subtitled.
Followed by Video Nation
Devolution Shorts

: Newsnight


: Edinburgh Nights with Mark Lamarr

Highlights from the final week of the Festival.
Followed by Holiday Weather

: Mercury Music Prize

Tracey MacLeod reports live from the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. Nominated forthis year's prize forthe album of the year are the Prodigy, Spice Girls, Radiohead, John Tavener ,
Beth Orton , Chemical Brothers,
Mark-Anthony Turnage ,
Roni Size , Primal Scream and Suede.
An extended version of this programme will be shown on Saturday night Director Janet Fraser Crook
Producer Mark Cooper


Unknown: Tracey MacLeod
Unknown: John Tavener
Unknown: Beth Orton
Unknown: Mark-Anthony Turnage
Unknown: Roni Size
Director: Janet Fraser
Producer: Mark Cooper

: The Learning Zone

12.30am TheChangingFaceof
Poverty Rpt 48271 1.00 Changing Climate? Rpt Stereo 12417 1.30 Television to Call Our Own
2.00 Book Lover Essentials
4.00 Italianissimo 17-20
5.00 The Small Business
Programme: Twenty Steps to
Better Management-the Drama
6.00 Environment-the Heat Is On
Rpt Stereo Subtitled 8845487 6.25 Traditions and the Environment

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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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