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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signing. Stereo

: Teletubbies

Digging in the Sand for
Crabs. The Teletubbies play on the slide. Shown yesterday at 10am

: Captain Caveman

Capers with the prehistoric superhero. Repeat

: The Really Wild Show

Shown on Tuesday at4. 35pm on BBCl

: Mr Benn

A flight on a magic carpet awaits Mr Benn. Repeat

: The Record

Events in Parliament.

: School programmes

Note: all programmes are in stereo; repeats are not indicated.
9.10 Music Makers (ages 7-9)
9.30 Watch (ages 5-7) 9473350 9.45 Come Outside (ages 4-5)

: Teletubbies

Samira's Gymnastics
The Teletubbies exercise by touching theirtoes and stretching from side to side. Repeated next Monday Stereo................

: School programmes

10.30 Look and Read (ages 7-9) 6764805 10.50 The Geography Programme (ages 11-16) 6784669 11.10 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Subtitled 7816114 11.30
English File (ages 14-16) Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (part5) 8485 12.00 Scene (ages 13-17) Current Issues: United Written by Damian Gorman


Written By: Damian Gorman

: Working Lunch

Consumer reports. Stereo...

: Funnybones

Big and Little collide on a dark night. Repeat Stereo .......

: Bananaman

More fruit-fuelled cartoon superheroics. Repeat ..

: The Leisure Hour

In the last of the current series, presenters Cheryl Baker and Howard Stableford try ghost-hunting, listen to some barbershop singing and discoverthe hidden talents of comedian Mike Read.


Presenters: Cheryl Baker
Unknown: Mike Read.

: Make or Break

Sweet Dreams Are Made of This. Can
Gary and Marc Hinton fulfil the ambition to expand theirfuton business beyond the boundaries of Southend?


Unknown: Marc Hinton

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Me and My Bike

This documentary about people who are obsessed with bicycles features a couple who sold everything to take theirs around theworld. Repeat

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Gardening from Scratch

Including advice on how to proceed when pruning plants. Repeat Stereo Subtitled .

: Change That

Design experts are set more challenges in Nottingham. Repeat

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Presented by Fern Britton. Stereo.


Presented By: Fern Britton.

: Esther

Esther Rantzen hosts a discussion about amateur dramatics with her guests, including Ian McKellen, whose sister, Jean, is a keen amateur, and Dad's Army star Bill Pertwee.


Presenter: Esther Rantzen
Guest: Ian McKellen
Guest: Bill Pertwee

: Today's the Day

Presented by Martyn Lewis.


Presented By: Martyn Lewis.

: The Simpsons: Old Money

Grampa resents a day out with the family when it keeps him away from his new girl. (Repeat)

: Robot Wars

Jeremy Clarkson and Philippa
Forrester host the final edition of the game show where contestants guide their remote-controlled warriors through a series of challenges. Awaiting the winner is a special sculpture and the title UK Robot Wars Champion. Director Stuart McDonald ; Series producer Stephen Carsey Repeated on Sunday


Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Director: Stuart McDonald
Producer: Stephen Carsey

: Electric Circus

Ex-EastEnder Paul Nichollstalks about the forthcoming BBC1 drama CityCentral, plus a look at the Backstreet Boys' Wembley concert. With Dannii Minogue.
Producer Chris Bellinger


Unknown: Paul Nichollstalks
Producer: Chris Bellinger

: BBC Young Musicians 98

National Woodwind Final
The saxophone makes its debut at this stage in the competition as John Barker faces flautists
Katherine Bryan and Juliette Bausor , oboist Adrian Wilson and clarinettist Charys Green for a place in next Sunday's final. Hosted by Stephanie Hughes.
Director Jonathan Haswell


Unknown: John Barker
Unknown: Katherine Bryan
Unknown: Juliette Bausor
Unknown: Adrian Wilson
Clarinettist: Charys Green
Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Director: Jonathan Haswell

: Evolution Weekend

8.00 The Fossil Roadshow
Peter Snow and Michaela Strachan open Evolution Weekend with the first of three roadshows from London's Natural History Museum where they meet fossil-hunters from all over Britain. See today's choices. Producer Jack Weber ; Executive producer John Lynch WEB SITE: [web address removed] BOOKLET: send cheques for £4.95 to BBC Education to [address removed]
See This Week: page 7

8.30 The Origin of Species: an Illustrated Guide
Society was shocked in 1859 when Charles Darwin 's Origin of Species was first published. David Attenborough explains the causes of the furore and the key points of Darwin's controversial theory. See today's choices. Producer Rupert Barrington
Executive producer Michael Bright


Unknown: Michaela Strachan
Producer: Jack Weber
Producer: John Lynch
Unknown: Charles Darwin
Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: Rupert Barrington

: Blackadder II: Beer

A turnip, an ostrich feather and a fat aunt lead to problems.
Written by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton
Repeat Stereo Subtitled


Written By: Richard Curtis
Written By: Ben Elton
Director: Mandie Fletcher
Producer: John Lloyd
Edmund Blackadder: Rowan Atkinson
Lord Percy: Tim McInnerny
Baldrick: Tony Robinson
Queen Elizabeth I: Miranda Richardson
Lord Melchett: Stephen Fry
Nursie: Patsy Byrne
Lady Whiteadder: Miriam Margolyes
Simon Partridge: Hugh Laurie

: Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Irreverent music quiz hosted by Mark Lamarr , with captains Phill Jupitus and Sean Hughes , plus Rick Witter of Shed Seven, ex-Take That member Mark Owen , comedian Richard Morton and Shovel from M People.
Director Steve Bendelack ; Producer


Unknown: Mark Lamarr
Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Unknown: Sean Hughes
Unknown: Rick Witter
Unknown: Mark Owen
Unknown: Richard Morton
Director: Steve Bendelack

: If I Ruled the World

Actor Richard Wilson and comedy writer Andy Hamilton display their political skills in the comedy quiz, with Clive Anderson, Graeme Garden, Jeremy Hardy.

Then Evolution Weekend: Natural Selections
Celebrities talk about the animal that for them epitomises natural selection. Tonight comedian Norman Pace discusses the Crocodile.


Unknown: Richard Wilson
Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Clive Anderson
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy.
Producer: Richard Osman
Series Producer: Anne Marie Thorogood

: Newsnight

With KirstyWark.

: Is It Bill Bailey?

Bill Bailey concludes the journey through his surreal world with an explanation of why supermarkets try to make people feel guilty. Director Edgar Wright ; Producer
Janice Thomas


Unknown: Bill Bailey
Director: Edgar Wright
Producer: Janice Thomas

: Lee and Herring's This Morning with Richard Not Judy

Stewart Lee and Richard Herring's alternative view of the world.
(Revised repeat) (Stereo)


Comedian: Stewart Lee
Comedian: Richard Herring
Director: Gareth Carrivick
Producer: Charlie Hanson

: Comedy Nation

With highlights from earlier in the series, including Ricky Grover 's water-birth piece, plus new items.
Associate producer Ali BryerCarron


Unknown: Ricky Grover

: Later with Jools Holland

With Massive Attack,
Horace Andy , Echo and the Bunnymen, Erykah Badu and Mansun.
Director Janet Fraser Crook ; Producer
MarkCooper Repeat Stereo ..


Unknown: Horace Andy
Unknown: Erykah Badu
Director: Janet Fraser Crook

: Space: Above and Beyond

Enemy. The 58th squadron land on a nightmare world.
Repeat Stereo
Followed byWeatherview

: BBC Learning Zone

Note: repeats are not indicated. GCSEBITESIZE REVISION
3.00 French, 1
5.00-6.00am French Experience Rencontres, 1

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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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