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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signing.

: Smurfs' Adventures


: To Me... to You

Action quiz game.
Shown last Friday BBC1 Stereo

: Melvin and Maureen's Music-a-Grams

Musical series.
(Repeat) (Stereo)

: Teletubbies

The gang hear a funny story.
Shown last Friday Stereo

: Harry and the Hendersons: The Busy Body

The press harass the family.
(Repeat) (Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars

Flash joins the battle against evil Emperor Ming.
Black and white

: Rocky Star

Space serial. Black and white Repeat

: Cartoon

: Children's BBC Presents HOT

10.00 Teletubbies The gang fly kites.
Repeated tomorrow at 8.35am

: Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror

Beginning a season featuring the sleuth. Starring Basil Rathbone.
Holmes and Watson probe acts of sabotage announced in Nazi broadcasts. Director John Rawlins (1942. U) B/W
The season continues tomorrow at 10.30am with Sherlock Holmes Faces Death
See Films: pages 44-53 **


Sherlock Holmes: Basil Rathbone
Director: John Rawlins

: The Fugitive

Kimble seeks refuge in a homeforthe blind. First shown on ITV e/W

: Three Chinese Tenors

A concert from the Victoria State Opera in Melbourne. Repeat

: Working Lunch

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

: The Greedysaurus Gang

Animated adventures. Repeat

: Hairy Jeremy


: The Craft Hour

Daily advice on arts, crafts and interior design. Today a look at flower arranging.
Series producer Maggie Sutcliffe


Producer: Maggie Sutcliffe

: Wildlife on Two

Odd Noses of Borneo. Filmaboutthe outsized noses of male proboscis monkeys. Repeat

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Match of the Seventies

Classic soccer action from the 1970/71 season.
(Repeat) (Stereo) (Subtitled)

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Real Rooms

Experts revamp more rooms. Repeat ......9

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Cookery challenge show. stereo 46

: Going, Going, Gone

Antiques game show. Stereo.......

: Esther

Talk show series hosted by Esther Rantzen.
Today's topic is divorce.

: Today's the Day

Nostalgia quiz show. Stereo ...................10

: Battlestar Galactica: Saga of a Star World

The council representing the 12 colonies of man is betrayed by the Cylons.


Commander Adams: Lorne Greene
Captain Apollo: Richard L Hatch
Lt Starbuck: Dirk Benedict
Athena: Maren Jensen
Lt Boomer: Herb Jefferson Jr
Serina: Jane Seymour
Ensign Greenbean: Ed Begleyjr
Sire Uri: Ray Milland

: Oasis - Right Here Right Now

A documentary in which the successful group Oasis give their account of the last year. The programme includes a performance of three songs from the album Be Here Now.
Director: Mike Connolly; Executive producer: Mark Cooper.
Repeat. Stereo.


Director: Mike Connolly
Producer: Mark Cooper

: The Day That Changed My Life: Down but Not Out

Mike Fanning lost his livelihood, his home and his family when the effects of the civil war in Yugoslavia wrecked his import/export business. He slipped from low-paid labour into long-term unemployment, poverty and homelessness before slowly rebuilding his life.
Postponed from 13 August


Producer: Mike MacCormack
Executive producer: Debbie Christie

: Jeremy Clarkson's Motorworld

Cuba. Since the revolution and subsequent
American trade embargo, spare parts for cars have been a rarity in Cuba, forcing the people to display remarkable ingenuity.
Jeremy Clarkson meets a couple who cook up brake fluid and make their own car bonnet.
Director Dennis Jarvis
Repeat Stereo


Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Director: Dennis Jarvis

: The Travel Show

Juliet Morris sees the rugged beauty of the Peloponnese, a formerly inaccessible mainland peninsula in Greece now reachable by plane.
Simon Calder and Fi Glover explore the Scottish island of Mull on contrasting budgets. And an unmarried Londoner forgoes a holiday in the sun for a group trip to the wilds of Iceland.


Presenter: Juliet Morris
Presenter: Simon Calder
Presenter: Fi Glover
Series producer: Andrea Michell

: Changing Rooms

The interior-design challenge programme. Three dentists and a doctor - all based in Sheffield - swap their white coats for overalls and attempt to transform each others' homes under the guidance of designers Linda Barker and Graham Wynne, and carpenter Andy Kane.


Designer: Linda Barker
Designer: Graham Wynne
Carpenter: Andy Kane
Presenter: Carol Smillie
Director: Nick Vaughan-Barratt
Producer: Ann Hill

: All Mod Cons

Yesterday Once More. In the fifties, people were desperate to be modern and old attitudes were bulldozed away. Butduring the sixties objects thrown out as junk by previous generations were suddenly in demand forthe youngand fashionable. Now the rage for nostalgia has spread to homes located all overthe country. Last in the series.
Director Graham Dixon : Series producer
Nicola Gooch


Director: Graham Dixon
Producer: Nicola Gooch

: Sykes

An episode from the seventies comedy starring Eric Sykes.
The Stolen Bentley. Eric finds surprise in his living room.
Written by Eric Sykes ; Producer Roger Race Repeat
Followed by Nation to Nation
Opinions on Scottish and Welsh devolution.


Unknown: Eric Sykes.
Written By: Eric Sykes

: Newsnight

Presented by Kirsty Wark.


Presenter: Kirsty Wark

: Jonathan Miller's Opera Works

Jonathan Miller runs a series of six workshops in which he aims to make opera more accessible to the general public. He begins by analysing the ensemble. See today's choices.
Andrew Duncan interviews Jonathan Miller: page 14
Followed by Weatherview


Presenter: Jonathan Miller
Director: Patrick Uden

: Platypus Man

Without a Hitch. Richard finds love again with a woman he left at the altar 20 years earlier.

: The Learning Zone

12.30 Mining for Science 84937
1.00 Mantegna The Triumphs of Caesar
1.30 Greenberg on Art Criticism
2.00 The Art of Craft Collections 1 Handmade
4.00 Italia 2000 Rpt 33937
4.30 Royal Institute Discourse
5.30 RCN Nursing Update Unit 73 - the MRSA superbug
6.00 Richard II: Politics, Patriotism and Authority 4133579
6.25 Chardin and the Still Life Rpt
6.50-7.15am King Cotton's Palace
LEARNING ZONE GUIDE: [number removed]

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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.

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