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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signing. Stereo

: Teletubbies

Goingto School by Boat. The foursome watch children who live on an island taking a boattripto school. Shown yesterday at 10am Stereo.......

: Help! It's the Hair Bear Bunch

Cartoonfun. Repeat ...................

: The Really Wild Show

A look at the dolphins and rock apes of Gibraltar. Shown on Tuesday at 4.35pm on BBC1

: William's Wish Wellingtons

Narrated byAndrewSachs. Repeat Stereo...

: Johnson and Friends

The toys meet acryingbaby. Repeat Stereo..........

: The Record

Parliamentary update. Stereo ....

: School Programmes

Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.10 Music Makers (ages 9-11) 9336694

9.30 Watch (ages 5-7) 9064052

9.45 Come Outside (ages 4-5) Stones

: Teletubbies

10.00 Squirrels. A group of children look for red squirrels, then the Teletubbies playa a hidinggame.
Repeated next Monday Repeat Stereo....

: School Programmes

10.30 Look and Read (ages 7-9) Stereo Subtitled 4405675

10.50 Belief File: Believe It or Not (ages 11-14) Judaism-the Torah Stereo Subtitled 4425439

11.10 Landmarks (ages 9-12) The Caribbean Islands - People Stereo

11.30 English File (ages 14-16) Death of a Salesman (part 2) Stereo

12.00 Scene (ages 13-17) GCSE Drama: a Man of Letters - starring Keith Barron. Written by Tim Firth Stereo


Unknown: Keith Barron.
Written By: Tim Firth

: Working Lunch


: The Little Polar Bear

Animated fun at the North Pole.

: Pingu

Animation. Repeat.

: The Travel Hour

Monty Don is on the Costa Brava while Ian Gibson visits Valencia as the archives uncovertravel and cookery items on Barcelona and the Mediterranean coast. Maria Jose Sevilla continues her culinary tourin Spain on a Plate, Stereo...


Unknown: Monty Don
Unknown: Ian Gibson
Unknown: Maria Jose Sevilla

: Racing and Indoor Bowls

Live coverage from Ascot, where the main race, the 2.35pm Lightning Novices'
Steeplechase, has been won in recent years by top novice chasers such as Uncle Ernie in 1991 and Gales Cavalierfour years later. The two other races are at
3.10 and 3.40. Introduced by Clare
Balding with Richard Pitman and Peter Scudamore. Commentary by Jim McGrath.
Plus action from the World Indoor
Bowls championships from the Guild Hall in Preston as coverage of the pairs' final begins ten days oftop-class competition. Introduced by Dougie Donnelly. producer(racing) Chris Lewis ; Editor(bowls)
Gerard Lane Stereo ......................
Including at 2.40 and 3.25 News Regional News and Weather


Unknown: Richard Pitman
Unknown: Peter Scudamore.
Commentary By: Jim McGrath.
Introduced By: Dougie Donnelly.
Unknown: Chris Lewis
Unknown: Gerard Lane Stereo

: Tennis

John Inverdale introduces third-round action from the Australian Open at
Melbourne Park. Tim Henman was beaten at this stage last year by Michael Chang. Commentary by John Barrett , Bill Threlfall andMarkCox. Stereo .................


Introduces: John Inverdale
Unknown: Melbourne Park.
Unknown: Tim Henman
Unknown: Michael Chang.
Commentary By: John Barrett
Commentary By: Bill Threlfall

: The Simpsons: Some Enchanted Evening

Homer's choice of babysitter to look after the children while he tries to cheer up an unloved Marge proves to be disastrous.

: Star Trek: Spectre of the Gun

Captain Kirk is sentenced to death by the rulers of a hostile planet.
(Repeat) (Subtitled)

: Electric Circus

Entertainment news and views.
Presented by Margherita Taylor. Producer Chris Bellinger


Presented By: Margherita Taylor.
Producer: Chris Bellinger

: The Face

Pabbay. Dave Cuthbertson and Lynn Hill plan an assault on the fearsome Great Arch, a sea cliff located on the tiny, uninhabited, Hebridean island of Pabbay.
Faced with unpredictable weather and a limited amount of time, the pair approach the final day with the route still unclimbed. Narrated by Brian Cox.
Series director/Producer Richard Else
BBCBOOK: TheFace. price£18.99


Unknown: Lynn Hill
Unknown: Brian Cox.

: The Fred Dibnah Story

Alone. Abandoned by his family, Fred is alarmed to find himself pursued by women who are determined to share his life.
Back on the job front, he accepts a dangerous fellingcontract. Director/Producer Don Howorth
Repeat Stereo


Producer: Don Howorth

: Gardening from Scratch

Jojo Norris advises Jani and Rob White on creating an organic wildlife pond, explaining what plants will survive and which species of garden life could be attracted. Helen Yemm helps
Gerrieand Neill Lebbell to plan a dry gravel garden complete with drought-tolerant plants. Director Andrew Gosling : Producers Andrew Gosling and Gay Search


Unknown: Jojo Norris
Unknown: Rob White
Unknown: Helen Yemm
Unknown: Gerrieand Neill Lebbell
Director: Andrew Gosling
Producers: Andrew Gosling

: The Black Adder: The Archbishop

Edmund plans to get rid of his deadliest rival.

(Repeat) (Subtitled)


Writer: Richard Curtis
Writer: Rowan Atkinson
Director: Martin Shardlow
Producer: John Lloyd
The Black Adder: Rowan Atkinson
The King: Brian Blessed
Queen: Elspet Gray
Baldrick: Tony Robinson
Percy: Tim McInnerny
Prince Harry: Robert East
Archbishop Godfrey: Arthur Hewlett
Duke of Winchester: Russell Enoch
Lord Graveney: Leslie Sands

: The Friday Night Armistice

The satirical show follows an ex-convict, a former clown and an ex-Conservative minister as they apply for the same job, and discovers how much cod-liver oil will fetch on the black market.
Starring Armando lannucci , Peter Baynham and David Schneider. Director Steve Bendelack Producer Sarah Smith
Repeated on Sunday Stereo......


Unknown: Armando Lannucci
Unknown: Peter Baynham
Unknown: David Schneider.
Director: Steve Bendelack
Producer: Sarah Smith

: Game On

Archie's refined mother and sister come round to dinner, and Clare drops a bombshell.
Written by Bemadette Davis ; Director John Stroud ; Producer Sioned Wiliam
Rptd tomorrow Stereo Subtitled.
Then Video Nation Shorts


Written By: Bemadette Davis
Director: John Stroud
Producer: Sioned Wiliam
Martin Henson: Matthew Cottle
Mandy Wilkins: Samantha Janus
Matthew Malone: Neil Stuke
Clare: Tracy Keating
Archie: Crispin Bonham-Carter
Mrs Glenister: Rowena Cooper
Lulu: Lucy Briers

: Newsnight

With Kirsty Wark.


Presenter: Kirsty Wark

: The Talent

Four-part showcase of short films by new directors, hosted by Late Review's Mark Lawson , culminating in a £5,000 development deal with BBC
Films forthe best new director.
Tonight's films comprise
Lynne Ramsay 's Gasman.
Damien O'Donnell 's ThirtyFive Aside; John Humphries ' version of the Gogol classic Diary of Madman; the comedy Dual Balls by Dan Zeff , and Clare Kilner 's Daphne and Apollo.
The series continues tomorrow.
Director/Producer Rachel Bell


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Lynne Ramsay
Unknown: Damien O'Donnell
Unknown: John Humphries
Unknown: Dan Zeff
Unknown: Clare Kilner

: Comedy Nation

Amongthe performers featured on the experimental sketch show are Radio 1 presenter Mark Tonderai , Sally Phillips
(who played Sophie in I'm Alan Partridge ) and Ricky Grover. Producer Karen Rosie : Series producer
PhilClarke Stereo ....


Presenter: Mark Tonderai
Presenter: Sally Phillips
Unknown: Alan Partridge
Unknown: Ricky Grover.
Producer: Karen Rosie

: Cotton Comes to Harlem

Comedy thriller. Soon after the Reverend Deke O'Malley
has persuaded a Harlem crowd to part with $87,000 for a" Back to Africa" campaign, armed men break up the meeting and steal the money. . ...
Director Ossie Davis (1970) ...... ♦ See Films: pages 44―49 ****
Followed byWeatherview


Unknown: Deke O'Malley
Director: Ossie Davis
Grave Digger Jones: Godfrey Cambridge
Coffin Ed Johnson: Raymond St Jacques
Uncle Bud: Redd Foxx
Lo Boy: Cleavon Little
Rev Deke 0'Malley: Calvin Lockhart
Iris: Judy Pace
Mabel: Emily Yancy
Bryce: John Anderson
Calhoun: Jd Cannon
Reba: Vinnette Carrol
Tom: Leo Cimino

: The Learning Zone GCSEBITESIZE

3.00-5.00am Science (part one) A Focus on Physics

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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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