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: CBBC: Arthur

: CBBC: Jackie Chan Adventures

The J-Team must reunite.

: CBBC: Feather Boy: 3/6

Robert visits Chance House.

: CBeebies: Balamory

It's a miserable wet day.


Writer: Peter Hynes

: CBeebies: Gordon the Garden Gnome

Gordon's garden-swap.

: CBeebies: Pablo the Little Red Fox

Pablo tries to be scary.

: The New Adventures of Superman: Never Ending Battle

Superman's strength is tested.

: Thunderbirds: City of Fire

A family are trapped in a corridor when fire breaks out in a shopping centre.

: Top Cat

TC poses as a Maharajah who gives away rubies.

: Shall We Dance

Easy-going musical comedy starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. A ballet dancer and a musical comedy star have flagging careers. So a fake romance is fixed up. Review page 50.
Director Mark Sandrich (1937, U)


Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Ginger Rogers.
Director: Mark Sandrich
Petrov: Fred Astaire
Pete Peters: Fred Astaire
Linda Keene: Ginger Rogers
Jeffrey Baird: Edward Everett Horton
Cecil Flintridge: Eric Blore

: Country Cops

How are the police rookies fairing in Ryedale?

: Flog It!

From Truro, Cornwall.

: Ready Steady Cook

A tasty tussle for Tony Tobin and James Martin.


Unknown: Tony Tobin
Unknown: James Martin.

: Eggheads

3/5. Can today's challengers the Chester Zoo Cheetahs triumph?

: Weakest Link

A ruthless start to the evening with an edition of the quiz hosted by Anne Robinson.


Unknown: Anne Robinson.

: Dear Television

Past correspondence from TV viewers.

: Tsunami Prayers

2/4. Matara Miracle Man. Was it a miracle or the sturdy buildings that helped protect a small Christian church in the southern Sri Lankan coastal town of Matara from the full effects of the tsunami? Since then Father
Herath's congregation has been on the increase. But religious conflicts of the past now threaten to rear up once more. See yesterday's choice.
Producer Steven Grandison


Producer: Steven Grandison

: The World's Most Photographed: Marilyn Monroe

5/10. Anxious and filled with self doubt on a film set, with a photographer the Hollywood beauty felt at ease and in control. This was despite a nude photo taken at the start of her career which ended up as the first Playboy centrefold and threatened to destroy her reputation.

RT DIRECT: save £5 on The World's Most Photographed hardback book. Send a cheque for £20 (incl p&p) payable to Radio Times to: [address removed], or call [number removed]


Producer: Debbie Lee
Series Producer: Chris Granlund

: Full On Food

5/6. Is salad just rabbit food? Richard Johnson tries to find some worth eating. Richard Corrigan goes in search of great British ice cream, Merrilees Parker explores the highly rated cuisine of Peru, and Heston Blumenthal steams scallops using essential oils.
Series producer Dermot Caulfield ; Exec producer Gary Hunter Ice cream with bite, plus cool ice-cream maker offer p32


Unknown: Richard Johnson
Unknown: Richard Corrigan
Unknown: Merrilees Parker
Unknown: Heston Blumenthal
Producer: Dermot Caulfield
Producer: Gary Hunter

: The Slavery Business: How to Make a Million from Slavery

New series 1/3. A wordy drama based on the life of British slave trader Henry Lascelles begins a season of programmes about slavery. London, 1744: Lascelles is promoting his floating slave factory ship when government inspector Robert Dinwiddie is instructed to investigate him on allegations of fraud.


Writer: Justin Hopper
Executive Producer: Narinder Minhas
Director: Michael Samuels
Henry Lascelles: Robert Pugh
Edwin Lascelles: Raymond Coulthard
Jennet: Emma Buckley
Joseph: Chuk Iwuji
Robert Dinwiddie: Jack Shepherd
Lord Carteret: John Standing
Hodge: Ben Crompton
Stephen Makepeace: Rupert Fraser
Captain Slater: Murray Head
Samuel Cox: Paul Jesson
Edward Lascelles: Terence Hillyer
Captain Rollins: Francis Magee
John Ashley: Jonathan Coy
Lord of Trade: Terrence Hardiman
Richard Hall: Duncan Holmes

: How to Start Your Own Country

New series 1/6. Danny Wallace begins the unlikely odyssey of setting up and running his own country. Birth of a Nation. Danny meets people keen to help, but his attempt to secure a territory falls flat.
Director/Producer Lee Phillips INTERACTIVE: King Danny will give a ten-minute address at the end of the programme, available to digital viewers via the red button Citizens' advice: page 31


Unknown: Danny Wallace
Producer: Lee Phillips

: Newsnight

Hosted by Kirsty Wark.


Unknown: Kirsty Wark.

: The Apprentice USA

The two teams have to create a dog service business. Shown at 9pm on BBC3 RT DIRECT: save E2 on Trump's book How to Get Rich, paying E14.99 (incl p&p). To order call [number removed]7979 (national rate)

: Death on the Staircase: BBC4 on BBC2

4/8. The new autopsy of Elizabeth Ratliff concludes that she was murdered.


Unknown: Elizabeth Ratliff

: BBC News 24

: BBC Learning

Zone www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone
Open University/General Interest Repeats not indicated.
2.00 Homegrown Hollywood British short films.

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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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