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: CBBC: Arthur

: CBBC: Jackie Chan Adventures

The Dark Hand reappears.

: CBBC: Writing Academy: 1/4

Kids are challenged to pen their own short stories as part of the Potty about Books season.

: CBBC: Belfry Witches

Series two. Comedy drama based on Kate Saunders's book.
This week's episodes written by Nick Reed.


Based on the book by: Kate Saunders
Writer: Nick Reed

: CBeebies: Balamory

Edie's bus breaks down.
[web address removed]


Writer: Wayne Jackman

: CBeebies: Gordon the Garden Gnome

Help at harvest time.

: Postcards from Down Under

Carol Vorderman marvels at the magic of Ayers Rock.


Unknown: Carol Vorderman

: The Munsters

Grandpa's Lost Wife. A woman offers a reward for news of her errant husband. (BW) Followed by The Witness

: The Daily Politics

Westminster updates. (S)

: Working Lunch

Business issues.

: This Land

The majestic Mourne mountains in Northern Ireland.

: Dark Command

Gritty western starring
John Wayne. Marshal Bob Seton sets out to halt a guerrilla's campaign of terror in pre-Civil War Kansas. Review page 50.
Director Raoul Walsh (1940, U) (BW)


Unknown: John Wayne.
Unknown: Bob Seton
Director: Raoul Walsh

: Country Cops

PC Grant helps a stricken moped rider. With John Craven.


Unknown: John Craven.

: Living in the Sun

A Spanish donkey refuge run by an animal-loving Brit.

: Ready Steady Cook

Tony Tobin and Ross Burden turn up the heat.


Unknown: Tony Tobin
Unknown: Ross Burden

: Weakest Link

Ouickfire quiz.

: Flog It!

Unwanted items are dusted down, priced up and sold on at an auction in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales. Series producer Peter Smith ; Exec producer Tom Ware


Producer: Peter Smith
Producer: Tom Ware

: A Picture of Britain

6/6. Mystical West. David Dimbleby 's captivating painterly travelogue concludes with a journey from Stonehenge in Wiltshire to Cornwall, via Snowdonia in Wales, encompassing the land of Thomas Hardy 's turbulent love affairs, Dylan Thomas's idiosyncratic poems, the legend of King Arthur and the majestic mountain paintings of Richard Wilson.
Director Jonty Claypole ; Executive producer Basil Comely
Shown last Sunday on BBC1 COMPETITION: viewers can submit digital images to the website atwww.bbc.co.uk/apictureofbritain
INTERACTIVE: digital viewers can access an interactive picture gallery and a digital-photography masterclass via the red button
RT DIRECT: save £3 on A Picture of Britain hardback book, paying just £16.99 (inci p&p). To order call [number removed](national rate)


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Dylan Thomas
Unknown: Richard Wilson.
Director: Jonty Claypole

: The Private Life of Harley Street

2/8. The Patient's Choice. At a private practice in central London, flamboyant general surgeon Charles Akle grapples with a stubborn twisted bowel.
Meanwhile, a middle-aged woman hopes to turn back the clock with a breast enhancement.
Series producer Stephen Finnigan ; Executive producers
Leonie Jameson and Narinder Minhas


Unknown: Charles Akle
Producer: Stephen Finnigan
Producers: Leonie Jameson

: University Challenge: the Professionals

5/12. Bookworms representing the Hay-on-Wye literary festival take on a team from the Privy
Council Office. With guizmaster Jeremy Paxman.
Director Tracey Rooney ; Producer Irene Daniels


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.
Director: Tracey Rooney
Producer: Irene Daniels

: Who Do You Think You Are?

Jeremy Clarkson researches his family tree - and uncovers a potential gold mine. Jeremy's great-great-grand father Caleb Kilner hit on the idea of manufacturing glass jars with rubber seals. By the 1890s the Kilners were packaging moguls, with a lucrative empire built through a winning combination of ingenuity and aggressive commercialism. But by the 1930s the company had gone bust. So what went wrong - and what happened to the family fortune? Director Matthew Thompson : Series producer Victoria Watson


Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Unknown: Caleb Kilner
Director: Matthew Thompson
Producer: Victoria Watson

: Have I Got Old News for You

Comedian Dara O'Briain is in the guest-host for another round of the comedy news quiz. Sitting alongside team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are Michael Gambon and Carol Vorderman.

RT Direct: save £3 on The Very Best of Have I Got News for You DVD, paying just £16.99 (incl p&p), and save £2 on the VHS, paying just £12.99 (incl p&p). To order call [number removed] (national rate)

Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Guest host: Dara O'Briain
Team captain: Paul Merton
Team captain: Ian Hislop
Panellist: Michael Gambon
Panellist: Carol Vorderman
Director: Paul Wheeler
Producer: Rebecca Papworth

: Newsnight

Presented by Eddie Mair.
Editor Peter Barron www.bbc.co.uk/newsnight


Presented By: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Peter Barron

: Frontline Football

4/4. Colombia. Once, with the fervent support of cocaine barons, Colombian football was awash with money, and the national team boasted an impressive line-up of talented players. Now the game is in the doldrums, and the country caught in a bloodthirsty civil war. Can a new generation restore national pride by beating hotly tipped Venezuela to qualify for the 2006 World Cup? Ben Anderson finds out.
Director/Producer Ed Braman Colombia features in Conflicts on Thursday at 11pm on BBC3


Unknown: Ben Anderson
Producer: Ed Braman

: BBC News 24

: BBC Learning Zone

Languages and Travel Repeats are not indicated
1.00 Italianissimo Language series for beginners. With in-vision subtitles.

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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.

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