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: Breakfast

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


Unknown: Simon McCoy
Unknown: Susanna Reid

: Weekend 24

News stories.

: Saturday Kitchen

It's barbecue time as chef Ed Baines and Matthew Drennan , editor of Delicious magazine, join Antony Worrall Thompson. Director Simon Brooke ; Series producer Michael Kelpie TO VOTE FOR DISHES: call
3333 (maximum cost lOp) or log on to the websitewww.bbc.co.uk/saturdaykitchen


Unknown: Ed Baines
Unknown: Matthew Drennan
Unknown: Antony Worrall Thompson.
Director: Simon Brooke
Producer: Michael Kelpie

: Rachel's Favourite Food

4/8. When the Boat Comes In! Top seafood dishes include mussels steamed in coconut milk, and pan-fried John Dory.


Unknown: John Dory.

: See Hear

The recent terrorist attacks on London are the focus. Plus a chat with artist Fiona Maclean. Hosted by Memnos Costi. Signing, voiceover and in-vision subtitles. Repeated Tuesday at 12.30am on BBC1
(SL) www.bbc.co.uk/seehear


Artist: Fiona MacLean.
Unknown: Memnos Costi.

: The Flying Gardener

Chris Beardshaw goes in search of primitive plants.


Unknown: Chris Beardshaw

: Talking Movies

Tom Brook examines Hollywood's portrayal of Africa.


Unknown: Tom Brook

: To Have and Have Not

★★★★★ The first in a Lauren Bacall double bill, this sizzling Second World War romantic drama stars Humphrey Bogart as a cynical boat skipper forced to take sides when faced with the Vichy police. Review page 53.
Director Howard Hawks (1944, PG)


Unknown: Lauren Bacall
Unknown: Humphrey Bogart
Director: Howard Hawks
Harry Morgan: Humphrey Bogart
Eddie: Walter Brennan
Marie Browning Slim: Lauren Bacall
Helene De Bursac: Dolores Moran
Crickett: Hoagy Carmichael

: Blood Alley

Gung-ho adventure concluding the Lauren Bacall double bill.
A US seafarer helps Chinese villagers escape the communist regime. Review page 53.
Director William Wellman (1955. U)


Unknown: Lauren Bacall
Director: William Wellman

: The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes: The Creeping Man

Who - or what - is the strange nocturnal prowler reported by a frightened woman?
First shown on ITV
The Strange Case of Sherlock Holmes and Arthur Conan Doyle is Wednesday at 9pm
Mystery within a mystery: page 22


Dramatised by: Robin Chapman

: Flog It!

The people of Andover hand over their collectables in the hope of making a quick few quid as the series visits Hampshire. With Paul Martin.


Unknown: Paul Martin.

: Porridge

The pilot episode from 1973 of the classic prison sitcom. With Ronnie Barker and Fulton MacKay.
Prisoner & Escort. Norman Stanley Fletcher gets caught short while being escorted to Slade Prison. Writers Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais
Producer Sydney Lotterby


Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Fulton MacKay.
Unknown: Norman Stanley Fletcher
Unknown: Dick Clement
Unknown: Ian La Frenais
Producer: Sydney Lotterby

: Timewatch - The Lost Heroes

When a handful of British volunteers were pitted against the might of the German battleship Tirpitz in 1943, official records described the raid as the most daring attack of the war. Four-man X-class midget submarines battled for 11 days across arctic seas to the supposedly impregnable Norwegian fjord where Germany's biggest ship awaited them.
While crew from two of the vessels survived, mystery has always surrounded the role of the X5's team. A group of divers seek to reveal the story of these unsung heroes. Narrated by Michael Praed.
Director James Hayes ; Editor John Farren


Unknown: Michael Praed.
Director: James Hayes
Editor: John Farren

: Journeys from the Centre of the Earth

3/6. How has the geology of the planet influenced the history of art? As Dr lain Stewart provides a geologist's insight into some familiar sites of artistic interest, he shows how early cave painters began by scraping pigments from the rocks, while the Egyptians and Arabs developed ingenious transformation techniques that broadened their colour palettes dramatically. He brings the story up to date by demonstrating how an ever-advancing understanding of rocks continues to increasing their potential for painters. Producer Nikki Melluish ; Series producers Belinda Cherrington and Jeremy Phillips First shown on BBC4


Producer: Nikki Melluish
Producers: Belinda Cherrington

: Meet Joe Black

Austere romantic fantasy drama starring Brad Pitt and Anthony Hopkins. Media tycoon William Parrish has lived a rich life in every sense, but fears that his days are numbered. He's offered a temporary reprieve when Death takes over the body of an attractive young man and decides to spend some quality time on Earth, where he finds himself drawn to Parrish's daughter Susan. Review page 53.
Director Martin Brest (1998,12)


Unknown: Brad Pitt
Unknown: Anthony Hopkins.
Unknown: William Parrish
Director: Martin Brest
Joe Black: Brad Pitt
William Parrish: Anthony Hopkins
Susan Parrish: Claire Forlanl
Drew: Jake Weber
Allison: Marcia Gay Harden
Quince: Jeffrey Tambor
Eddie Sloane: David S Howard
Jamaican woman: Lois Kelly-Miller

: Felicia's Journey

Disquieting psychological thriller starring Bob Hoskins. When teen runaway Felicia leaves Ireland for Birmingham in search of her boyfriend, she strikes up an unlikely friendship with avuncular catering manager Hilditch - but her new friend harbours a sinister secret. Review page 53.
Director Atom Egoyan (1999,12)
Then The Witness A historical event recalled.


Unknown: Bob Hoskins.
Director: Atom Egoyan
Hilditch: Bob Hoskins
Felicia: Elaine Cassidy
Miss Calligary: Claire Benedict
MrsLysaght: Brid Brennan
Johnny: Peter McDonald
Felicia's father: Gerard McSorley
Gala: Arsinee Khanjian
Iris: Sheila Reid

: BBC Learning Zone

Open University/General Interest Repeats not indicated
2.00 Building by Numbers 93347 2.30 Dalsyworld 59362 3.00 Hubbard Brook : the Chemistry of a Forest 81095 3.30 Norfolk Broads: Conservation v Commercialism 96434 4.00 Apples, Risks and Recriminations 7280892 4.50 What Have the 60s Ever Done for Us? 68784908 5.00 The Authentick & Ironicall Historie of Henry V 3707881 5.50 Ever Wondered? With chef Gordon Ramsay.


Unknown: Hubbard Brook
Unknown: Gordon Ramsay.

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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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