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Ends 8.00.

The Silver Brumby
Thowra decides to make a stand.

6.25 UBOS
Will Verne pass his compulsory Scootsoomer driving test?

6.45 Dennis the Menace
Gnasher faces the horrors of a dog training school.

7.10 Home Farm Twins
Sam is training his dog for the trials while Luke has joined the cricket team.

7.30 Really Wild Show
A night-time adventure in search of tarantulas.
(Shown yesterday 5pm BBC1)

7.55 Newsround


Writer ("Home Farm Twins"): Jeremy Front

: CBeebies

Ends 10.30.

Big Cook, Little Cook
Ben and Small attempt to decorate a wedding cake.

8.20 Tots TV
Tom loses his smelly sock on washing day.

8.30 Bobinogs
Learning that you can't win all the time.
(First shown on BBC Wales)

8.40 Pingu
Having fun with paint.

8.45 Boo!
Can you find the blob hiding at the Fun Fair?

9.00 Balamory
PC Plum and Edie decide to have a clearout.
Cast at 3.25pm on BBC1
BALAMORY MAGAZINE: £1.55, monthly. The first issue is on sale now

9.20 SMarteenies
Fun with pattern designs.

Followed by CBeebies Birthdays

9.40 Tweenies
The gang decide to set up an art gallery.

10.00 Teletubbies
The friends find their favourite playthings.


Writer ("Balamory"): Nigel Crowle

: Wildlife on Two

Crowned Lemurs. A family of lemurs look for a new home in Madagascar.

: The Daily Politics

News from Westminster, including coverage of Prime Minister's Questions.


Director: Claire Bellis
Editor: Jamie Donald

: Lifeline

Ben Fogle appeals on behalf of the organisation Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. For donation details see BBC1 on Sunday at 5pm


Unknown: Ben Fogle

: Big Screen Britain

A look at a classic British movie location.

: Working Lunch

Business news.

: The Racket

Crime drama starring Robert Mitchum as a police captain whose investigation of a gang leader's syndicate reveals corruption in high places.
Review page 60. (1951) (BW)


Director: John Cromwell
Director: Nicholas Ray
Captain McQuigg: Robert Mitchum
Irene: Lizabeth Scott
Nick Scanlon: Robert Ryan
Johnson: William Talman
Welch: Ray Collins
Mary McQuigg: Joyce MacKenzie

: Flog It!

Paul Martin isinTruro ,
Cornwall, for today's edition of the antiques show.


Unknown: Paul Martin

: Ready Steady Cook

Cookery challenge.

: Weakest Link

Elimination quiz hosted by Anne Robinson.


Unknown: Anne Robinson.

: Escape to the Country

A young couple have an eclectic wish-list for their dream house in rural Nottinghamshire - a huge kitchen, a big garden for their dogs, and a pub in staggering distance from the front door. Nick Page tries to help.


Unknown: Nick Page


Tonight's archive classics include 10cc, Depeche Mode, Alanis Morissette, Jason Donovan, Pulp, Double Trouble & the Rebel MC and Tavares. Plus new music from Norah Jones.
Steve Wright presents.
[web address removed]
Vic and Bob's TOTP2 follows at 7.30 on BBC3


Presenter: Steve Wright

: The Good Life

I Talk to the Trees. An episode of the classic sitcom from 1976, starring Richard Briers and Felicity Kendal. The
Goods try talking to their plants to see if it'll help them grow. Writers John Esmonde and Bob Larbey ; Producer John Howard Davies


Unknown: Richard Briers
Unknown: John Esmonde
Unknown: Bob Larbey
Producer: John Howard Davies

: The New Servants

New series 1/3. Domestic work is booming in Britain.
Augmenting the traditional jobs of nannies, cleaners and gardeners, are the new parent coaches, party planners, personal trainers and personal shoppers. The observational documentary series follows personal trainer James Lamper and personal time-saver
Alex Fontaine who, unlike their forebears, earn a very lucrative living meeting the needs of super-rich clients.
Director Riete Oord ; Series editor Peter Moore (AD) Taking the strain: page 37


Unknown: James Lamper
Unknown: Alex Fontaine
Director: Riete Oord
Editor: Peter Moore

: What the Romans Did for Us

Inventions. Adam Hart-Davis assesses the legacy of Roman engineering and technology, products of which included arches, aqueducts, windows, and sewers.
Producers Catrine Clay and Simon Baker


Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis
Producers: Catrine Clay
Producers: Simon Baker

: In Search of Genius

1/2. Are geniuses born or can they be made? In a unique six-month experiment Tony Buzan , an expert on the brain and learning, takes six children from Berkshire who are failing at school and tries to prove that he can turn one of them into a potential genius. This exploration of genius also examines the controversial view that high IQ is not a necessary prerequisite and discovers what the key ingredients really are. Part two is at 11.20pm.
Executive producers Mark Galloway and Adelene Alani


Unknown: Tony Buzan
Producers: Mark Galloway
Producers: Adelene Alani

: Room 101

Paul Merton is joined by comedian Sean Lock , who attempts to consign his pet hates - including Jeremy Clarkson and actors -to Orwellian oblivion.
Director Geraldine Dowd ; Producer Victoria Payne (AD)


Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Sean Lock
Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Director: Geraldine Dowd
Producer: Victoria Payne

: Newsnight

Analysis of the day's news, with Gavin Esler.


Presenter: Gavin Esler

: In Search of Genius

2/2. To conclude, a look at whether it is possible to spot future geniuses among today's children. The programme follows the stories of three gifted youngsters, including 12-year-old Elaine who is already studying six languages including Hebrew and Sanskrit, and examines the sad case of Jocelyn who failed her university degree despite gaining six "A" grades at A-level.

: Saltwater

Comedy drama starring
Peter McDonald , Brian Cox and Conor Mullen. A single parent with three children is struggling to make ends meet. When his debts to a loan shark get out of control, his son decides to take matters into his own hands. Review page 60.
Director Conor McPherson (1999, 15)


Unknown: Peter McDonald
Unknown: Brian Cox
Unknown: Conor Mullen.
Director: Conor McPherson

: BBC Learning Zone

Schools Repeats are not indicated.
2.00 Expressive Arts Marsalis on Music. Jazz musician Wynton Marsalis looks at putting theory into practice.
4.00 GCSE Bitesize Revision Design and Technology 1. How to design and make products effectively.


Musician: Wynton Marsalis

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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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