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: Breakfast

Simon McCoy and Susanna Reid host. News Watch is at 7.45.


Unknown: Simon McCoy
Unknown: Susanna Reid

: Gary Rhodes: Cookery Year

May. The menu includes asparagus on toast.

: The Nation's Favourite Food

4/8. Fast Food. Arabella Weir dips into the top ten of guilty culinary pleasures.


Unknown: Arabella Weir

: Bill's Food

Days and Nights. Cup cakes and pitta pizzas add up to a stress-free kids' party - allegedly.

: Home Front in the Garden

Diarmuid Gavin helps with the plot of two advertising executives in north London. Then The Flyinq Gardener


Unknown: Diarmuid Gavin

: See Hear

A profile of Father Cyril Axelrod , the only deaf-blind priest in the world. With signing, voiceover and in-vision subtitles.
Repeated on Tuesday at 1.55am on BBC1 www.bbc.co.uk/seehear


Unknown: Father Cyril Axelrod

: Trade Secrets

: Film 2005 withJonathan Ross

John Travolta talks about Be Cool. Shown last Monday on BBC1


Talks: John Travolta

: Spice Trade: Emma eoesto Bollywood

The first of two programme on life exchanges finds out how pop princess Emma Bunton and Bollywood star Sameera Reddy coped when they traded places
Repeated Tuesday at 11.20pm Who Do You Think Vou're Talking To? is showing on Wednesday at 11.20pm


Unknown: Emma Bunton
Unknown: Sameera Reddy

: The Sundowners

Outback adventure set in 1920s Australia, the first of two films starring Robert Mitchum and Deborah Kerr. A nomadic family of "sundowners" is put under strain when mother and son decide they would like to settle down. Review page 57.
Director Fred Zinnemann (1960, U)


Unknown: Robert Mitchum
Unknown: Deborah Kerr.
Director: Fred Zinnemann

: Heaven Knows, Mr Allison

Sublime war drama, ending the Deborah Kerr and Robert Mitchum double bill.

Sister Angela, a Catholic nun, and US marine Allison find themselves stranded together on a South Pacific island occupied by the Japanese.
Review page 57. (1957, PG)


Director: John Huston
Sister Angela: Deborah Kerr
Allison: Robert Mitchum

: Flog It!

Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire is the venue for the show in which experts Mark Stacey and Nigel Smith join presenter Paul Martin to give advice to those hoping to sell their antiques at a profit.
Series producer Peter Smith ; Executive producer Tom Ware


Unknown: Milton Keynes
Unknown: Mark Stacey
Unknown: Nigel Smith
Presenter: Paul Martin
Producer: Peter Smith
Producer: Tom Ware

: Around the World in 80 Treasures

5/10. India to Sri Lanka. Fertility and sex get
Dan Cruickshank 's blood pumping as he grapples with a naked ten-armed goddess in Calcutta and comes face to face with triple-breasted goddess Menakshi. To calm down, he also finds enlightenment in the celestial city of Jaipur and is blessed by an elephant. Shown last Monday


Unknown: Dan Cruickshank

: Princess Margaret: a Love Story -Timewatch

Her romance with a dashing fighter pilot was the stuff of fairy tales - yet the prospect of marriage between the Queen's sister and Group Captain Peter Townsend , a divorced commoner, divided opinion and threw monarchy, government and church into turmoil. In 1955, she ended two years of speculation by choosing duty over love - was it a needless sacrifice? Shown yesterday (AD)


Unknown: Captain Peter Townsend

: Richard the Lionheart and Saladin:Holy Warriors

A polished drama documentary filmed on location in the Middle East that provides new insights into the epic and bloody 12th-century fight for control of the holy city of Jerusalem between Crusader and English king Richard the Lionheart and Muslim leader Saladin. Based on the latest research into the original Christian and Muslim sources, it traces the contrasting origins of both men and challenges contemporary judgements about their characters.
Writer/Director Richard Bedser ; Executive producers
Anthony Geffen and Carol Sennett


Director: Richard Bedser
Producers: Anthony Geffen
Producers: Carol Sennett
Richard the Lionheart: Derek Lea
Saladin: Hichetn Rostom
Priest: James Leqatte
Al-Adil: Lotfi Dzirl
BehaalDin: Salah Miled

: The Apprentice

6/12. Five of the contestants have been sent packing by Alan Sugar already - who will survive this week's test? The candidates must come up with a winning advertising campaign in support of a new hi-fi product. Contains strong language.
Shown last Wednesday


Unknown: Alan Sugar

: Never Mind the Buzzcocks

11/11. With Coronation Street's Bradley Walsh , aka Danny Baldwin , R&B star Estelle, ex-Moloko singer Roisin Murphy and Simon Amstell , presenter of Channel 4's Popworld. A new series is planned. Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Steve Doherty
Shown last Sunday


Unknown: Bradley Walsh
Unknown: Danny Baldwin
Singer: Roisin Murphy
Singer: Simon Amstell
Director: Paul Wheeler
Producer: Steve Doherty

: Boxing

Highlights from Liverpool's
Olympia of the Four Nations Boxing Challenge amateur tournament. Senior ABA champions from each of the home nations will be fighting to secure a place in April's much-anticipated international against the mighty Cubans.
Producer Chris Lewis ; Editor Jim Bentley


Producer: Chris Lewis
Editor: Jim Bentley

: BBC Learning Zone

[web address removed]
Open University/General Interest
(Repeats not indicated)

2.00 BST After the Genome Why we have too few genes.

2.50 BST What Have the 80s Ever Done for Us?
The first DNA fingerprints.

3.00 BST A Life of Time

3.30 BST Breathing Deeply

4.00 BST The Vernacular Tradition

4.30 BST The Next Big Thing

5.00 BST Ever Wondered?

5.30 BST Landscape Mysteries: The Abandoned Marsh

About this project

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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