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: Teletubbies

Hovercraft. Two young children go for a ride on a hovercraft.
Shown yesterday at 10am ..................

: Dink, the Little Dinosaur

Animated adventures in prehistory

: Get Your Own Back

Generation-gap game show. Repeat

: Willy Fog

Cartoon adventure series.
Repeat Subtitled ....

: Barney

Animated adventures. A cake thief is on the loose. Repeat

: The Record

Parliamentary update

: Hawkeye

Out of the Past. Hawkeye's old friend,
Harry March, turns up unexpectedly, but his intentions are suspect. Repeat

: Cartoon

Animated antics

: Teletubbies

Robin. Andy Brown and two children watch a robin in the garden.
Repeated tomorrow at 7am ....


Unknown: Andy Brown

: Noble Thoughts

Roy Noble visits Pontypridd to examine ideas by Greek philosophers Pythagoras, HeraclitusandParmenides


Unknown: Roy Noble

: Beechgrove Clippings

Bill Torrance visits DrMuir's garden in Auchtermuchty, Fife

: Clash by Night

Drama starring Barbara Stanwyck
Back in town after a decade in the big city, Mae Doyle marries dependable fisherman Jerry D'Amato. However, she soon becomes restless and finds herself in the arms of Jerry's reckless best friend. Director Fritz Lang (1952)
Black and white
◆ See Films: pages 50-57 ***


Unknown: Barbara Stanwyck
Unknown: Mae Doyle
Unknown: Jerry D'Amato.
Director: Fritz Lang

: Working Lunch

Consumer and business reports...

: The Beechgrove Garden

Carole Baxter chooses pond plants,
Bill Torrance visits a rhododendron collection and a new school garden is created.


Unknown: Carole Baxter
Unknown: Bill Torrance

: People's Century

1917-RedFlag. The development both of communism's powerful appeal and the new Soviet Union. Repeat

: Caron Cooper's Cooking with Confidence

Vegetable dishes. Repeat
2.40 News and Regional News

: Westminster with Diana Madill

Live coverage from the House of Commons of Prime Minister's Question Time.
Editor Alexandra Henderson
3.55 News and Regional News


Editor: Alexandra Henderson

: Chance of a Lifetime

Romantic comedy starring
Betty White , Leslie Nielsen
When workaholic widow Evelyn Eglin is told she has only six months to live, she is determined to take a last holiday. Booking into a luxurious Mexican resort hotel, she attracts the attention of a suave widower.
Director Jonathan Sanger (1991. U)
* See Films: pages 50-57


Unknown: Betty White
Unknown: Leslie Nielsen
Unknown: Evelyn Eglin
Director: Jonathan Sanger

: Antiques Treasure Trail

More practical advice on buying antiques, presented by Ian MacMillan


Presented By: Ian MacMillan

: Star Trek: the Next Generation

First Contact. Riker is injured and stranded on a developing planet during a first-contact mission. Repeat Subtitled .

: Golf: the Open

Over the next four days, the world's leading players will compete for the most respected title in golf on the links at Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, Lancashire. Steve Rider reports from the course on the eve of the 127th Open championship.
(Live tournament coverage starts tomorrow morning at 10.30 am.)


Presenter: Steve Rider
Producer: Jo McCusker
Producer: Kate McKeag

: Leviathan

The history behind the week's headlines, with Mark Urban.
I the week that the remains of Tsar Nicholas II are finally laid to rest, Leviathan reveals how he might have evaded the Bolsheviks and found sanctuary in Britain had it not been for his own cousin,
King George V. Quentin Willson celebrates the era of the British motorway, which began 40 years ago with the Preston bypass.
The series ends with historian
Felipe Femandez-Armesto asking what is the most important event in world historyto date. Leviathan returns next year.
Editors Archie Baron, Neil Cameron ...


Unknown: King George V. Quentin Willson
Unknown: Felipe Femandez-Armesto
Unknown: Neil Cameron

: Two Fat Ladies

Picnic. Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright visit
Llandudno in north Wales, where they prepare a lavish picnic for the Colwyn Male Voice Choir.
On the menu forthis alfresco feast are tartine and creme vichyssoise glacee, mitton of pork and Welsh lamb pie.
Producer Patricia Llewellyn : Executive producer PeterGillbe Repeat


Unknown: Jennifer Paterson
Unknown: Clarissa Dickson Wright
Producer: Patricia Llewellyn

: Looking Good

The fashion and beauty series. This week's show is about how to look stunning on holiday.
Anthea Turner gives her advice on sensible packing,
John Gustafson provides hints on summer skin care, hairstyles and make-upforthe beach, plus the ultimate fake tan, the perfect swimsuitandaworkoutfora family before theirtrip to Spain. Series producer Jeanine Josman


Unknown: Anthea Turner
Unknown: John Gustafson
Producer: Jeanine Josman

: Cumbrian Tales

The first in a new
six-part series following life in the rural community of Ireby, a villagejust north of Keswick in the heart of Cumbria.
In the first programme, London advertising executive Ros marries local farmer Roddy and embarks on her new life in the country. Meanwhile, Eric the shepherd reveals a secret from his past. Seetoday'schoices. Director Patrick McCreanor ; Editor
John Watts


Director: Patrick McCreanor
Editor: John Watts

: Amongst Women

The first in a new four-part drama based on John McGahern 's novel, set in rural Ireland during the fifties. Starring Tony Doyle , Ger Ryan
Moran is an overbearing father who believes himself to be benevolent, but the death of his wife makes his relationship with his five children increasingly difficult. See today's choices.
Adapted by Adrian Hodges ; Producers
Jonathan Curling and Colin Tucker ; Director TomCaims Subtitled ...............
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Unknown: John McGahern
Unknown: Tony Doyle
Unknown: Ger Ryan
Adapted By: Adrian Hodges
Adapted By: Colin Tucker
Moran: Tony Doyle
Rose: Ger Ryan
Maggie: Susan Lynch
Mona: Geraldine Orawe
Sheila: Anne-Marie Duff
Luke: Brian Fo'Byrne
Michael: Eamon Owens
Young Michael: Ciaran Owens
Young Luke: John Cleere
Mrs Brady: Britta Smith
Annie: Barbara Adair
Uncle Patrick: John Olohan
Priest: Bosco Hogan
YoungMaggie: Rebecca Saunders
Young Mona: Michelle Donohoe
Young Sheila: Aoife Moriarty
Tom Brady: Eanna MacLiam
Jack Simpson: David Schofield

: Newsnight

News analysis, presented by Jeremy Paxman.


Presented By: Jeremy Paxman.

: Ruby

Chat show in which Ruby Wax hosts an intimate dinner party withcelebrityguests
Followed by Weatherview

: The Midnight Hour

Informal discussion on today's political stories. ....

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated. OPEN UNIVERSITY
12.30 TheChemistryofCreation Subtitled 26061 1.00 The
Chemistryof the Invisible 66784 1.30 The Chemistry of Creativity THE GREATS
2.00 Explorers (part 4) WORLD CUP FRENCH
4.00 The French Experience 1 (parts 13-16)-with English subtitles.
5.00 Windrush: Growing Your Business
5.45 Harvestingthe Sun
6.10 Problems with Ions
6.35-7.00am Plants: Problems with Water

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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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