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: Breakfast

Bill Turnbull and Kate Silverton host. NewsWatch is at 7.45.


Unknown: Bill Turnbull
Unknown: Kate Silverton

: Weekend 24

: Saturday Kitchen

Gennaro Contaldo prepares an Italian-style Sunday roast dinner. Food writer Merilees Parker also joins Antony Worrall Thompson. Series producer Michael Kelpie ; Executive producers Elaine Bancroft. Barry Lynch wwwbbc.co.uk/saturdavkitchen TO VOTE: call [number removed]3333 (max cost lOp)


Unknown: Merilees Parker
Unknown: Antony Worrall Thompson.
Producer: Michael Kelpie
Producers: Elaine Bancroft.
Producers: Barry Lynch

: Rachel's Favourite Food: The Italian Job - Easy Entertaining

Cookery presenter Rachel Allen's delicious menus.
1/8. Including pasta with spicy sausage, tomato and rosemary, and chocolate pudding.


Presenter/Cook: Rachel Allen

: See Hear

How has redundancy affected former Rover employees John Woolley and Mark Sargent ?
Clive Mason hosts. With signing, voiceover and in-vision subtitles. Repeated Tuesday at 1.50am on BBCI


Unknown: John Woolley
Unknown: Mark Sargent
Unknown: Clive Mason

: Talking Movies

Tom Brook talks to Bob Hoskins about being typecast as a gangster. Plus a report on the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival.


Talks: Tom Brook
Unknown: Bob Hoskins

: Castle in the Country

John Craven finds out how Glamis Castle isn't as old as it seems.
Series producer Peter Mulryan : Executive producer Neil McDonald


Unknown: John Craven
Producer: Peter Mulryan
Producer: Neil McDonald

: Royal Ascot at York

The Golden Jubilee Stakes at 3.45 is the centrepiece of the fifth and final day of the Royal Ascot meeting, held - owing to redevelopment - at York's Knavesmire racecourse. Coverage also features the Windsor Castle Stakes at 2.30, the Hardwicke Stakes at 3.05, and the Wokingham Stakes at 4.20. Introduced by Clare Balding .
Highlights at 11.45pm on BBC1.
[web address removed]


Presenter: Clare Balding
Producer: Gerry Morrison
Editor: Carl Hicks

: The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes

The Illustrious Client. An allegedly murderous Austrian baron is at large. Anthony Valentine guests. Dramatised by Robin Chapman
First shown on ITV


Unknown: Anthony Valentine
Dramatised By: Robin Chapman

: Flog It!

The team head for Anglesey. Series producer Peter Smith
Executive producer Tom Ware


Producer: Peter Smith
Producer: Tom Ware

: Porridge

Pardon Me. Blanco (David Jason ) was jailed 17 years ago for a crime he insists he didn't commit. Now he's up for parole - will he stick to his principles? Writers Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais
Producer Sydney Lotterby


Unknown: David Jason
Unknown: Dick Clement
Unknown: Ian La Frenais

: A Picture of Britain

2/6. The Flatlands. David Dimbleby explores Norfolk and Suffolk's misty meadows, windmills and fenland, the landscape that inspired Constable's The Hay Wain. Director Sally Benton Shown last Sunday on BBCI


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Director: Sally Benton

: Out of Africa: the Many Faces of the Black Icon

How is Godfather of Soul James Brown linked to US statesman Colin Powell ? What connects chat-show queen Oprah Winfrey to football legend Pelé? And how, in the early 1900s, did CJ Walker become one of the first female millionaires? The Africa Lives on the BBC season - a summer-long celebration of African life and culture - opens with an intriguing documentary tracing paths of influence between leading lights of the black diaspora. Muhammad AN, Nelson Mandela , Jesse Jackson , Morgan Freeman , Dr Maya Angelou , the Williams sisters, Lenny Henry and Naomi Campbell are among the contributors. Presented by Hustle actor Adrian Lester.
Director David Dehaney ; Producers Joyce Adeluwoye and David Dehaney
www.bbc.co.uk/africalives Rageh Omaar meets Nelson Mandela : page 20


Unknown: James Brown
Unknown: Colin Powell
Unknown: Cj Walker
Unknown: Nelson Mandela
Unknown: Jesse Jackson
Unknown: Morgan Freeman
Unknown: Dr Maya Angelou
Unknown: Lenny Henry
Unknown: Naomi Campbell
Unknown: Adrian Lester.
Director: David Dehaney
Producer: Joyce Adeluwoye
Producer: David Dehaney
Unknown: Rageh Omaar
Unknown: Nelson Mandela

: Live Aid: Against All Odds

The uplifting story of how a pop tune cobbled together in the back of a taxi became a lifeline for Africa's starving millions. It's 1985, and against the backdrop of Thatcher's booming Britain, a scruffy, fading rock star is attempting a world first: a globally televised gig to raise money for Ethiopia's forgotten famine victims. But with only weeks to go, Bob Geldof has no line-up, no broadcaster and no venues. So how did he achieve the impossible? Elton John , Queen, Paul McCartney , David Bowie and U2 and others recall how he cajoled them into taking part. Gina McKee narrates. Contains strong language.
Director Janice Sutherland ; Producer Kate Werran


Unknown: Bob Geldof
Unknown: Elton John
Unknown: Paul McCartney
Unknown: David Bowie
Unknown: Gina McKee
Director: Janice Sutherland
Producer: Kate Werran

: Live Aid: Rockin' All Over the World

After 12 weeks of manic preparation, the day of Live Aid - 13 July 1985 - has finally arrived. But will it pay off and, more importantly, will the punters pay up? There's electrifying archive footage from the gigs at Wembley and Philadelphia as Bob Geldof recalls last-minute nerves; Elton John, Queen, U2, David Bowie and Paul McCartney share the thrill of playing to a global audience of billions; and those who sat glued to TV screens - including Tony Blair, Helen Fielding and JK Rowling - recall the excitement of witnessing history in the making. Gina McKee narrates.
Reviving Asmana is tomorrow at 9.30pm on Radio 3, Geldof in Africa is on Monday at 7.30pm on BBC1 and The 20th Anniversary of Live Aid is on Tuesday at 8.30pm on Radio 2
Helen Fielding on the day that rocked the world: page 22


Director: Janice Sutherland
Producer: Kate Werran

: Black Day Blue Night

Twisting crime thriller starring Gil Bellows , Michelle Forbes , Mia Sara and JT Walsh. Two women driving to Phoenix pick up a mysterious hitch-hiker and become involved in the bloody aftermath of a robbery. Review page 61. Director JS Cardone (1995)


Unknown: Gil Bellows
Unknown: Michelle Forbes
Unknown: Mia Sara
Director: Js Cardone

: BBC Learning Zone

[web address removed]

Open University/General Interest
Repeats not indicated

2.00 Hidden Visions

2.30 Waving Not Drowning

3.00 Acid Politics

3.50 Ever Wondered?

4.00 The Birth of Calculus

4.30 Open Advice Study to Succeed

5.00 Controlling Carnival Crowds

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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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