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: Teletubbies

Penguins. TheTubbies watch penguins waddling and swimming. Shown yesterday at 10am

: The Busy World of Richard Seany

Animated fun in Busytown

: The Flintstone Comedy Show

Animated Stone Age antics

: Bright Sparks

This week's show features a Formula One star of the future.
(Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1)

: Funky Phantom


: Buried Treasure

Children's game show. With guest, ITV weather presenter Sian Lloyd. Revisedrepeat ............


Presenter: Sian Lloyd.

: Sweet Valley High

US drama series about 16-year-old twin sisters living in California. Repeat ......................

: Postman Pat

There's a water shortage in Greendale. (Repeat)

: Teletubbies

Ned's Geraniums
Nine pretty flowers appear in Teletubbyland. Repeatedtomorrowat7am Repeat ........

: Lt Robin Crusoe, USN

Children's comedy adventure. starringDickVanDyke
After abandoning his plane, a navy puoi is washed up on a desert island, where he encounters a chimp from outer space.
Director Byron Paul (1966, U) + See Films: pages 56-67 **


Director: Byron Paul

: Cartoons

Animated antics

: Working Lunch

Consumer reports..........................

: Dilly the Dinosaur

Dilly takes mud-wallowing lessons. Repeat

: Bananaman

Derring-do with the schoolboy superhero. Repeat ..

: The Countryside Hour

Bob Langley visits the New Forest and discovers a wildlife paradisejust minutes from the busy south-coast port of Southampton. Repeat ................


Unknown: Bob Langley

: Flightline

A look at the skills of deck-landing on an aircraft carrier, a nippy sports helicopter, a collection of Soviet-era flying machines and a 1948 Constellation airliner.

: News


: Wildlife on Two

Odd Noses of Borneo. Afilmaboutthe proboscis monkey, whose extraordinarily long nose makes it one of the Borneo's oddest creatures. Repeat

: Beautiful Things

With potter Mick Morgan. Repeat.


Unknown: Mick Morgan.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: The Victorian Kitchen Garden

Acropping plan is drawn upforthe year.
Postponed from 12 May Repeat

: Real Rooms

The team create a nursery in a spare bedroom in Oxfordshire. Repeat.

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Against-the-clock cookery challenge.
Presented by Fern Britton. ..........


Presented By: Fern Britton.

: Esther

More than a third of babies in the UK are born to unmarried mothers. Esther Rantzen meets women whose babies were adopted and people who discovered their true identity only in adult life. Repeat.


Presenter: Esther Rantzen

: Today's the Day

Quiz with Martyn Lewis. .......................


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Star Trek: the Next Generation: The Wounded

Picard learns that a renegade Federation ship has destroyed an unarmed Cardassian science station.
(Repeat) (Subtitled) (Star Trek: Voyager is tomorrow at 6pm)

: Sliders

US science-fiction drama series.
Electric Twister Acid Test. In a barren world plagued by tornados, the sliders take shelter in an idyllic valley. But the peaceful surroundings conceal a brutal reality. Subtitled ...............

: Leviathan

The history behind the week's headlines, with Mark Urban.
With summer school exams approaching, Daily Telegraph columnist Boris Johnson and history teacher Andrea Smith sit papers from old 0-level and new GCSE exams. How will they fare, and do they believe education standards have fallen?
As Japan's Emperor Akihito visits Britain, a look at why the Japanese find it so difficult to apologise for their conduct in the Second World War. Plus the man who would now be king if history had taken a different turn. Editors Archie Baron. Neil Cameron. ...


Presenter: Mark Urban Guest: Boris Johnson
Guest: Andrea Smith
Editor: Archie Baron
Editor: Neil Cameron

: The House Detectives

The series that unearths the secrets of ordinary homes. This week's episode investigates a lovingly restored farmhouse north of Abergavenny. Presented by Juliet Morris , with regular experts Judith Miller and Mac Dowdy. See today's choices. Director Franny Moyle ; Series editor
Basil Comely


Presented By: Juliet Morris
Unknown: Judith Miller
Director: Franny Moyle

: Home Front

On the interior-design magazine show this week, two balconies are transformed, one with help from a mini lawn and another through the use of glass and mirrors. Designer Kevin Allen reports on why long-discarded items from the seventies, such as lava lamps and swivel chairs, are now becoming collectors' items, while Stewart Walton builds a "Peter Pan" tree house forthe Lewseyfamily in Norfolk. Presented by Tessa Shaw , with expert Kevin McCloud.
Senes producer Franny Moyle BBC MAGAZINE: BBCGoodHomes, pnceL2


Designer: Kevin Allen
Unknown: Stewart Walton
Presented By: Tessa Shaw
Unknown: Kevin McCloud.
Producer: Franny Moyle

: Steptoe and Son: Cuckoo in the Nest

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson

Harold's long-lost older brother arrives unexpectedly from Australia.


Writer: Ray Galton
Writer: Alan Simpson
Producer: Duncan Wood
Albert Steptoe: Wilfrid Brambell
Harold Steptoe: Harry H Corbett
Arthur: Kenneth J Warren
Taxi driver: Edwin Brown

: Crossing the Lines: Betrayal

Second in a three-part series in which John Simpson examines the history of the Red Cross.
After the Second World War, the International Committee of the Red Cross won the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts on behalf of prisoners of war. But behind its impeccable image there was a dark secret - its failure to tell the world about the horrors perpetrated on the Jews during the Holocaust.


Presenter: John Simpson
Producer: Jane Diblin
Series Producer: Beth Holgate

: 10 x 10

Drama, continuing the showcase series for new directors.
The Rope Trick
The enigmatic Anto returns to Dublin for a wake and recalls a game he played as a child.
Written by Hugh Costello ; Producer Sarah Lawson ; Director Tim Mercier
Followed by Video Nation Shorts John Agard with more of his performance-poetry.


Written By: Hugh Costello
Producer: Sarah Lawson
Director: Tim Mercier
Unknown: John Agard
Anto: Pheum Drew
Taxi driver: Terry Byrne
Anto'sfriend: Michael Glenn Murphy

: Newsnight

News analysis, presented by Gordon Brewer.


Presented By: Gordon Brewer.

: Made in Manchester

Movin'On. Environmental protester Swampy is the target of both a showbiz agency and bailiffs at Manchester Airport's second runway site......... The senes continues on Friday at 11.15pm

: Stella Street

Satire in a celebrity-strewn street.
Written by Phil Cornwell , Peter Richardson and John Sessions ; Director
Peter Richardson ; Producer Ben Swaffer


Written By: Phil Cornwell
Written By: Peter Richardson
Written By: John Sessions
Director: Peter Richardson
Producer: Ben Swaffer

: The Phil Silvers Show: WAC

Bilko sees a chance to get his hands on an army jeep.
(Black and white) (Repeat)

Followed by Weatherview

: BBC Learning Zone

Note: repeats are not indicated. OPEN UNIVERSITY
12.30 Design for an Alien World 11577 1.00 Magnetic Reids in Space Subtitled 92157 1.30 Seeingwith Electrons SCHOOLS
2.00 Special Needs LANGUAGES
4.00 The New Get by in German-travel and survival.
5.00 Computers Don't Bite Bus/ness, 4
5.45 Biological Barriers
6.10 Building in Cells
6.35-7.00am A Tale of Two Cells– human colour vision.

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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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