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: CBeebies

Ends 7.00.

Has Fimbo found kangaroo egg?

6.20 Teletubbies
A cloud floats into the Teletubbies' house.

6.45 Clifford the Big Red Dog
Cleo learns that real heroes tell the truth.


Ends 8.30.

Blue Peter
The Quest specials return with a hunt in smoggy London for the Blue Stone.
Signed. Shown yesterday. BBC1 5pm

7.25 The Adventures of Shirley Holmes
While snooping around, Shirley endangers the life of a mysterious new student.

7.50 ChuckleVision
The brothers are stranded on a desert island - and they are not alone.
Writer Joe Boyle

8.10 Metalheads
Schmed convinces the others he has stopped time.

8.25 Newsround


Writer (ChuckleVision): Joe Boyle

: CBeebies

Ends 10.20.

When Milo puts his coat on back to front, the gang decide to do everything mixed up.

8.50 Bob the Builder
Bob helps a family of hedgehogs to cross a busy road. (R) (S)

9.00 Shiny Show
More quiz show fun and learning.

9.20 Ethelbert the Tiger
Ethelbert and Dilip meet a chameleon in Africa then watch some kangaroo races in Australia.

9.30 Teletubbies
The Teletubbies watch Tamzin Griffin pretend to be Funny Lady.

9.55 Fimbles
pom finds something stuck high up in the valley. But how will she get it down?

Followed by CBeebies Birthdays


Contributor ("Teletubbies"): Tamzin Griffin

: Trade Secrets

Top tips from experts in their field.

: Shall We Dance

Musical comedy starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.
World-renowned ballet dancer
Petrov and musical comedy star Linda Keene both need a boost to their careers. So a phoney romance is fixed up for the benefit of the press. Review page 48.
Director Mark Sandrich (1937, U)


Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Ginger Rogers.
Unknown: Linda Keene
Director: Mark Sandrich
Petrov: Fred Astaire
Pete Peters: Fred Astaire
Linda Keene: Ginger Rogers
Jeffrey Baird: Edward Everett Horton
Cecil Flintridge: Eric Blore
Arthur Miller: Jerome Cowan
Lady Tarrington: Ketti Gallian

: Puttin' on the Ritz

A compilation of Fred Astaire 's work with the RKO studios, and his partnership with Ginger Rogers. (BW) Top Hat is tomorrow at 10.20am


Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Ginger Rogers.

: Working Lunch

Business news.

: World Darts

Live coverage of the World Darts championship. This year's ten seeded players included five from England. But as the competition for the world title heats up, are John Walton , Tony West, Martin Adams , Ted Hankey , and Mervyn King all still in it?


Unknown: John Walton
Unknown: Martin Adams
Unknown: Ted Hankey

: Ready Steady Cook

Local radio DJs Emma Sullivan and Matt Young team up with chefs Paul Rankin and Lesley Waters.


Unknown: Emma Sullivan
Unknown: Matt Young
Unknown: Paul Rankin
Unknown: Lesley Waters.

: Weakest Link

Elimination quiz.

: The Simpsons

Alone Again, Natura-Diddly. The Simpsons help Ned Flanders through a tough period, following his wife's untimely death.


Unknown: Ned Flanders

: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: The Cold War

Quarantined in the pool house with contagious colds, Will and Carlton spend the night arguing over a girl.


Ian Dury , Robbie Williams and the Style Council feature in tonight's foray into the Top of the Pops archive. Another episode is tomorrow at the same time


Unknown: Ian Dury
Unknown: Robbie Williams

: Days That Shook the World

Martin Luther King : Death of a Dream. On 4 April 1968 civil rights leader Martin Luther King visited Memphis intending to head up a protest march. But as he stood on his hotel balcony he was felled by an assassin's bullet. Dramatic reconstructions bring to life the day on which a celebrated advocate of non-violent protest met his brutal end.


Unknown: Martin Luther King

: Delia's How to Cook: Part Two

Poultry gets the Delia treatment in this programme, with easy-to-follow tips on choosing and roasting a chicken, plus a quick and simple recipe for chicken with lemon and tarragon, an all-in-one paella, and a more adventurous roast quail, wrapped in pancetta and vine leaves, with grape confrt-Director Philip Bonham Carter : Executive producer David Willcock


Director: Philip Bonham Carter
Producer: David Willcock

: Dig with Dibnah

The ex-steeplejack takes his obsession with Britain's industrial past to the extreme as he attempts to reconstruct a coalmine in his back garden. A 100-foot deep shaft. complete with pithead gear and a fully operational steam-powered winding engine? It's an ambitious project, but if anyone has the passion to see it through, it's Fred Dibnah. Assistant producer Jon Doyle : Producer David Hall


Unknown: Fred Dibnah.
Producer: Jon Doyle
Producer: David Hall

: Horizon

The Demonic Ape. Jane Goodall 's studies of the chimps of Gombe, Tanzania, highlighted strong similarities between simian and human behaviour. The chimps used tools, could lay claim to a culture, and even had their own language. They were also capable of savage brutality against their own kind. But when one of Goodall's chimps killed a human baby, the debate was really brought into focus. Many scientists now believe aggressive human male behaviour shares its origins with that of chimpanzees. Horizon explores some of the questions this raises and examines the complex relationship that now exists between science, man and the chimpanzee. Producer Sanjida 0 Connell; Editor Matthew Barrett


Unknown: Jane Goodall
Editor: Matthew Barrett

: The Curious Case of the Disappearing Pharaoh

One of Britain's best-known businessmen, Mohamed Al Fayed recently became a tax exile. The Egyptian owner of Harrods and chairman of Fulham football club, who strove for years to obtain British citizenship, has moved his operations abroad. Here, The Money Programme reveals the details of a highly secretive tax deal between Al Fayed and the Inland Revenue, and examines the decision to bring the arrangement to a close - prompting a court battle and Al Fayed 's decision to leave the country.
Producer Nick Hudson ; Series editor Clive Edwards


Unknown: Mohamed Al Fayed
Unknown: Al Fayed
Unknown: Al Fayed
Producer: Nick Hudson
Editor: Clive Edwards

: Newsnight

Presented by Jeremy Paxman.


Presenter: Jeremy Paxman

: World Darts

Highlights of today's quarter-final action.
Ted Hankey was one of England's biggest hopes as the competition began, but is the number two seed still in the running? Even at this stage, dramatic exits are not unknown - last year defending champion Tony David of Australia was demolished 5-0 by Welshman
Ritchie Davies. With Ray Stubbs and Bobby George.


Unknown: Ted Hankey
Unknown: Tony David
Unknown: Ritchie Davies.
Unknown: Ray Stubbs
Unknown: Bobby George.

: World Darts Extra

An overview of events at the Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green.

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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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