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: CBeebies

Ends 7.00.
Yoho Ahoy Plunder spices up the harpsichord, while Booty and Cutlass have an argument. (R) (S)
6.10 Fireman Sam Sam's new invention works well - until it meets Norman. (R) (S)
6.20 Fimbles Fimbo catches a shoe while fishing. (R) (S)
6.40 Tweenies The gang pretend to be Robin Hood and his Merry Men in the garden. (R) (S)


Ends 8.30.
ChuckleVision Paul and Barry are employed to paint the library. Written by John Lester Hall
7 20 Anthony Ant Adventures in the insect world.
7.30 Scooby Doo and Scrappy Doo A triple bill of canine fun.
8.00 Newsround
8 05 Raven The remaining warriors duel in the castle ruins.


Written By: John Lester Hall

: CBeebies

Ends 10.35.
Tweenies Count to Christmas
Fizz has her turn at the wheel. Then The Story Makers Jelly and Jackson make up a story about Diwali, the Hindu festival of light
8 55 Pingu Misadventures with many packages.
9 00 Tweenies Judy visits a village for donkeys. BBC VIDEO: Tweenies: Let's Play. £9.99
9.20 The Koala Brothers Sammy enlists Frank and Buster to complete an unfinished railway track.
9.30 Fimbles Fimbo finds - and then loses-a gold star.
9.50 Teletubbies Tinky Winky tries standing on one leg.
BBC PRODUCTS: Teletubbies and the Snow, limited edition video £9.99, DVD £12.99, available from [web address removed] Followed by CBeebies Birthdays
10.20 Clifford the Big Red Dog Cleo runs away from home to avoid being bathed by Mrs Diller.

: Stingray

Pink Ice. Stingray is trapped while looking into freak climatic conditions.

: The Daily Politics

Analysis of the day's news stories, including coverage of Prime Minister's Questions.


Director: Claire Bellis
Editor: John McAndrew

: Wildlife on Two

David Attenborough explores the mufti-faceted species within the animal kingdom.


Unknown: David Attenborough

: Working Lunch

Business news.

: Tennis

Action from the opening day of the five-day Honda Challenge at the Royal Albert Hall, the final event in the ATP Senior Tour of Champions. John Lloyd and Andrew Castle provide commentary as eight of tennis's elder statesmen, including Boris Becker and John McEnroe, contest the singles title.
Executive producer Paul Davies


Unknown: John Lloyd
Unknown: Boris Becker
Unknown: John McEnroe
Producer: Paul Davies

: Escape to the Country

Nick Page explores the Lincolnshire housing market as he seeks out a suitable home for a woman with a spinal condition andherfamily.


Unknown: Nick Page

: Ready Steady Cook

With Brian Turner and Antony Worrall Thompson.


Unknown: Brian Turner
Unknown: Antony Worrall Thompson.

: Weakest Link

Elimination quiz.

: The Simpsons

Marge Simpson in Screaming Yellow Honkers. Marge's enjoyment of a new car is curtailed by the police.


TLC, Alison Moyet, the Lemonheads and Echo and the Bunnymen are among tonight's acts, while Phil Collins performs a fresh interpretation of a classic song. All New Top of the Pops is on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1


Unknown: Alison Moyet
Unknown: Phil Collins

: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Get It Done. The Scoobies are rocked by a suicide in their midst, while Buffy jumps through a portal on a quest for knowledge. For cast on Thursday

: Sunny Delight - a Juicy Tale

An enormous success on its launch, the orange-flavoured Sunny Delight became the biggest seller in the late 1990s soft drinks market after Coke and Pepsi. But then controversy over its contents erupted and sales slumped. Its makers, Procter and Gamble, tried to relaunch the drink and are now aiming to sell the brand. The Money Programme recounts the rise and fall of "Sunny D".
Producer Jenny Clayton ; Series editor Clive Edwards


Producer: Jenny Clayton
Editor: Clive Edwards

: Five Things I Hate about You

Rita and Jason. This Birmingham pair are the penultimate couple to undergo surveillance as a jury decide which of their irritating habits makes them a worse offender. Rita wants to prove that Jason is mean with money, while Jason hopes to record evidence of Rita's alleged love affair with a curry-house table. Contains strong language. Director/Producer Dan Berbridge


Producer: Dan Berbridge

: What Not to Wear

Mick Brown is a Capital Gold DJ with a penchant for large, loud shirts and 1930s Mafia-style suits. Although he doesn't feel there's anything wrong with his clothes, Trinny Woodall and Susannah Constantine hijack him while he's on air and alert him to the error of his ways. There's another chance to see a recent episode at 9pm on BBC3. Director Scott Tankard ; Series producer Kaye Godleman www.bbc.co.uk/lifestyle/style


Unknown: Mick Brown
Unknown: Trinny Woodall
Unknown: Susannah Constantine
Director: Scott Tankard
Producer: Kaye Godleman

: The Million Pound Property Experiment

5/8. After their torrid experience in Harrogate, Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan head for Leamington Spa in Warwickshire to renovate and sell another home. This time they're taking on the redesign of a five-storey Regency house. Project manager Nigel Leek has bad news almost before they've begun, and despite the interest of a potential buyer, it's not long before further difficulties arise. Producer Adam Purver ; Series producer Jane Merkin BBC BOOK: to accompany the series, £16.99 from [web address removed]


Unknown: Colin McAllister
Unknown: Justin Ryan
Unknown: Nigel Leek
Producer: Adam Purver
Producer: Jane Merkin

: The Office

4/6. Brent makes some easy money while moonlighting.
Written and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant
Producer Ash Atalla www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/theoffice RT SHOP: DVDs and videos of both the first and second series are available from Choices Direct. To order call [number removed]. quoting Radio Times.


Directed By: Ricky Gervais
Directed By: Stephen Merchant
Producer: Ash Atalla
David Brent: Ricky Gervais
Tim: Martin Freeman
Gareth: MacKenzie Crook
Dawn: Lucy Davis
Neil: Patrick Baladi
Rachel: Stacey Roca

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: BBC4 on BBC2: Planet English

How did English become the dominant global language? Seventy years ago it was just one of many - but then this once-obscure dialect became integral in the fight against Nazis and Communism. Producer Annabel Hobley
Then The Witness A first-hand account of a historic event.


Producer: Annabel Hobley

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University
12.30 From Here to Modernity 45810
1.00 Ever Wondered? 89891
1.30 Meaning in Abstract Art
Secondary Schools
2.00 Geography - Geography in Animation: exploring key processes in physical geography.
The Confidence Zone
5.00 The Tool Kit to Communicating: Making the Best of Yourself

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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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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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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