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: Weekend 24

Presented by Bill Turnbull and Sian Williams , and from 9.00
Louise Minchin. (S) (W)


Presented By: Bill Turnbull
Presented By: Sian Williams
Unknown: Louise Minchin.

: The Sharp End with Clive Anderson

Lord Hurd and comedian Mark Steel guest on the weekly live political review show.


Unknown: Mark Steel

: Saturday Kitchen

Madhur Jaffrey prepares duck vindaloo, and there's a guide to Britain's best curry houses.
From the archives, a beach party sees Jamie Oliver serve up salmon with herbs, while Keith Floyd 's American tour brings him to Memphis. Producer Michael Connock
Editor Elaine Bancroft (S) (W) BBCi: special features via handset, or www.bbc.co.uk/food/saturdaykitchen


Unknown: Madhur Jaffrey
Unknown: Jamie Oliver
Unknown: Keith Floyd
Producer: Michael Connock
Editor: Elaine Bancroft

: Ever Wondered about Food?

The pancake and its many guises around the world.
(S) (W) www.open2.net RECIPE CARDS: free from [number removed] (calls charged at national rate)

: See Hear

New series As a curtain-raiser to the new series of Switch, the first of two omnibus editions from series one of the drama. With sign language, voiceover and in-vision subtitles.
Producer David Horbury ; Series editor
Terry Riley Rptd Tuesday 3.15am on BBC1 (W) www.bbc.co.uk/seehear


Producer: David Horbury
Editor: Terry Riley

: The Sky at Night

The European rocket SMART-1 and its mission to the moon. Shown last Sunday on BBC1
(S) (W)

: The Middle Classes:Their Rise and Sprawl

Lessons in Class. A study of educational aspirations.
(Revised repeat) (S) (W)

: What the Victorians Did for Us

Education, public health and consumerism in Victorian society. (Revised repeat) (S) (W)

: My Greatest Hits

Mick Jagger and Keith Richards with hits from the Rolling Stones back catalogue. (S) (W)


Unknown: Mick Jagger
Unknown: Keith Richards

: Film 2003 withJonathan Ross

Including a special feature on Quentin Tarantino 's Kill Bill.
Shown last Tuesday on BBC1 (S) (W)Quentin Tarantino talksto KlrstyWark at
11.20pm on BBC4


Unknown: Quentin Tarantino
Talksto: Quentin Tarantino

: The Flame and theArrow

A Burt Lancaster double bill opens with a romantic adventure set in medieval
Lombardy, co-starring Virginia Mayo. Dardo, heroic rebel leader, hatches a daring plan when his son is seized by the tyrant Ullrich. Review page 53. Director Jacques Tourneur (1950, U)


Unknown: Burt Lancaster
Unknown: Virginia Mayo.
Director: Jacques Tourneur

: Trapeze

Director Carol Reed 's high-flying drama starring Burt Lancaster , Tony Curtis and Gina Lollobrigida. Circus artist Tino Orsini hopes to learn from seasoned pro Mike Ribble. But they both fall for the same girl. Widescreen. Review page 53. (1956, U) (S) (W)


Director: Carol Reed
Unknown: Burt Lancaster
Unknown: Tony Curtis
Unknown: Gina Lollobrigida.
Artist: Tino Orsini
Unknown: Mike Ribble.

: What the Papers Say

The Daily Mail's parliamentary sketch-writer
Quentin Letts casts a critical eye over recent news stories as reported in the press.
Director Vernon Antcliff ; Producer Helen Bowdur (S) (W)


Unknown: Quentin Letts
Director: Vernon Antcliff
Producer: Helen Bowdur

: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

Frank's short but eventful spell in the services is recounted when he attends an RAF reunion in this 1973 episode.
Written by Raymond Allen ; Producer Michael Mills (R) (S) BBC PRODUCTS: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em: The Complete Series 1-3 and the Specials, £54.99 (DVD), £39.99 (VHS). both from www.bbcshop.com


Written By: Raymond Allen
Producer: Michael Mills
FrankSpencer: Michael Crawford
Betty: Michele Dotrice
Fowler: Fulton MacKay
Wg Cdr Day: Michael Gwynn
Air Cdre Drew: Desmond Llewelyn
GroupCaptFirth: Norman Shelley
Pilot Officer Baker: David Quilter
Flight Sergeant: Blain Fairman

: Reach for the Sky

Stirring biographical drama about war hero Douglas Bader , starring Kenneth More. Following a flying accident in which he loses both his legs, doctors expect Baderto die, but he overcomes incredible odds to take on the Luftwaffe in the Battle of Britain. Review Dace 53.
Director Lewis Gilbert (1956, U) (BW) (S)


Unknown: Douglas Bader
Unknown: Kenneth More.
Director: Lewis Gilbert
Douglas Bader: Kenneth More
Thelma Bader: Muriel Pavlow
JohnnySanderson: Lyndon Brook
Stan Turner: Lee Patterson
Mr Joyce: Alexander Knox
Nurse Brace: Dorothy Alison
Harry Day: Michael Warre
Robert Desoutter: Sydney Taller
Woody Woodhall: Howard Marion-Crawford
Peel: Jack Watling
Streatfield: Nigel Green
Sister Thornhill: Anne Leon
AVM Leigh-Mallory: Ronald Adam

: Snooker

The remaining place in the final of this year's LG Cup is to be decided tonight at Preston's Guild Hall.
Although Steve Davis was one of the few big names to avoid defeat in the early stages of last year's competition (he alone saw off Jimmy White , Mark Williams and Paul Hunter ), the six-times world champion eventually fell foul of Alan McManusin a marathon semi-final that ended 6-4 after nearly five hours' play. Should he not make it through to tonight's ties, he'll be joining Hazel Irvine and Ray Stubbs on presenting duties (as will John Parrott ).
Producer Alison Witkover ; Executive producer Graham Fry (S) (W)
Subsequent programmes may run late or change


Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Jimmy White
Unknown: Mark Williams
Unknown: Paul Hunter
Unknown: Alan McManusin
Unknown: Ray Stubbs
Unknown: John Parrott
Producer: Alison Witkover
Producer: Graham Fry

: French Connection II

Tough New York cop "Popeye" Doyle (Gene Hackman) is once again on the trail of a powerful drugs trafficker in this cracking sequel to the Oscar-winning original. Assigned to help the French police smash a heroin gang operating out of Marseille, Doyle finds that his reputation as a loose cannon has preceded him. Gradually he earns the respect of the local police as he sets about tracking down his old adversary, Alain Charnier. Widescreen. Review page 54.
Director John Frankenheimer (1975, 18) (S) (W) Gene Hackman stars in Narrow Margin on BBCI at 11.25pm Barry Norman on Gene Hackman : page 53


Unknown: Alain Charnier.
Director: John Frankenheimer
Unknown: Gene Hackman
Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Gene Hackman
PopeyeDoyle: Gene Hackman
Alain Charnier: Fernando Rey
Barthelemy: Bernard Fresson
Raoul Diron: Jean-Pierre Castaldi
Miletto: Charles Millot
Old lady: Cathleen Nesbitt
Old pro: Pierre Collet
Jacques: Philippe Leotard
Young tail: Alexandre Fabre
Inspector Genevoix: Jacques Dynam
Dutch captain: Raoul Delfosse
Manfredi: Patrick Floersheim
Brigadier Brian: Ed Lauter

: Celebdaq

Patrick O'Connell and Libby Potter reveal who's hot and who's not in an update to the web-based celebrity stockbroking game. Plus the entertainment stories set to hit the press in the week to come. Producer Ian Rose : Series producer Dominic Bird
Shown yesterday on BBC3 (S) (W) www.bbc.co.uk/celebdaq


Unknown: Patrick O'Connell
Unknown: Libby Potter
Producer: Ian Rose

: Snooker Extra

Extended highlights. (W)

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated, www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone
Secondary Schools AS Guru: Biology2-cell biology, genetics and bio-technology. Featuring interviews with geneticist Paul Nurse , biologist Mary Jones and humanist biologist Richard Dawkins. (S)


Unknown: Paul Nurse
Unknown: Mary Jones
Unknown: Richard Dawkins.

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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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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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