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: CBBC: Trollz

A spell goes awry.
Rptd from yesterday at 3.40pm on BBC1

: CBBC: Serious Jungle: 3/6

The team must kill their own food.

: CBeebies: Muffin the Mule

Grace holds a birthday barbecue. (S)

: CBeebies: Boo!

At a harbour.

: CBeebies: Boogie Beebies

Space-walking with Nat and Pete.

: CBeebies: Balamory

What will become of Miss Hoolie's tinfoil trays?


Writer: Clare Bradley

: My Wife & Kids

Let Them Eat Pie. A sweet-toothed thief shamelessly scoffs Michael's dessert.

: A Gift for Heidi

n Children's adventure. Heidi is given three wooden figures as a birthday present, unaware of their meaning. Review page 54. Director George Templeton (1958)


Director: George Templeton

: The Daily Politics: Conference Special

Live coverage of the Conservative Party conference, including leadership contender David Davis's speech. More at 2.30pm.
BBC Parliament live coverage from 9.30am


Speaker: David Davis

: Meet the Ancestors

The building of St Paul's Cathedral from the viewpoint of Wren's clerk of works.

: Working Lunch

Business analysis, with Adrian Chiles and Adam Shaw.


Presenter: Adrian Chiles
Presenter: Adam Shaw

: Wildlife on Two

Punk Puffins and Hard Rock. The puffins and storm petrels that nest on the tiny volcanic island of St Lazaria, Alaska.

: The Daily Politics:Conference Special

Including a speech by leadership contender Liam Fox. BBC Parliament live coverage from 2.15pm


Unknown: Liam Fox.

: Escape to the Country

From a Glasgow suburb to a cosy Borders cottage.

: Ready Steady Cook

The oven gloves are off for Nick Nairn and Phil Vickery. RECIPES: available on Ceefax page or via www.bbc.co.uk/food


Unknown: Nick Nairn
Unknown: Phil Vickery.

: Weakest Link

Uncompromising quiz. Then Party Conference Broadcast By the Conservative Party.

: Flog It!

The history of bagpipes, plus a Glasgow tenement flat that's stayed unchanged for 100 years.

: The Good Life

When I'm 65. The Goods retirement plans are under scrutiny in a special edition from 1978, recorded in the presence of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh. Writers John Esmonde and Bob Larbey
Producer John Howard Davies


Unknown: John Esmonde
Unknown: Bob Larbey
Producer: John Howard Davies

: How to Rescue a House

1/8. It's puzzling to discover that, while the homeless sleep rough and first-time buyers are priced out of the market, almost one million houses stand empty in Britain. Many are in a shocking state - but architect Maxwell Hutchinson believes they deserve another chance. Here, accompanied by eager house -hunter Judith Cummings , he visits Liverpool in search of properties with potential - and finds out why they were left to rack and ruin.
The Inside Story: page 92


Presenter: Maxwell Hutchinson
Guest: Judith Cummings
Series Producer: Jane Merkin
Executive Producer: Cassie Braban

: A Week of Dressing Dangerously

8/8. "The frumpy one" is how family distinguish between Dawn Elgey and her twin sister. Dawn is less than thrilled with this, and hopes a new wardrobe will stop the unkind comments. What will they make of the more adventurous outfits - and how will Dawn feel at the end of the week? With Angela Buttolph.
Producer Micci Billinger ; Series producer Gill Holmes


Unknown: Angela Buttolph.
Producer: Micci Billinger
Producer: Gill Holmes

: Rick Stein's French Odyssey

8/10. A salty Mediterranean breeze puts Rick in the mood for freshly grilled sardines, seafood with squid-ink pasta - and a nice glass of chilled rose.
Director/Producer David Pritchard Vanilla-poached apricots with honey madeleines: p31


Producer: David Pritchard

: Space Race: Race to the Moon

4/4. 1961: the Soviets launch the first man into space, prompting President Kennedy to raise the bar - a man on the moon. While America's Braun can fund the world's most powerful rocket, Soviet designer Korolev has only a fraction of the US budget - but he does have an ingenious plan.
[web address removed]
RT Direct: accompanying hardback book, £18 (RRP £20). Call [number removed] (national rate) or visit [web address removed]


Writer: Chris Spencer
Director: Mark Everest
Director: Chris Spencer
Series Producer: Debbie Cadbury
Wernher von Braun: Richard Dillane
Sergei Korolev: Steve Nicolson
Castenholz: Eric Loren
Gagarin: Vitalle Ursu
Gilruth: Robert Jezek
Glushko: Ravil Isyanov
Kuznetsov: Jeffry Wickham
Leonov: Oleg Shtefanko
Mishin: John Warnaby
Nina Korolev: Maria Mironova

: Room 101

4/8. Some might have opted to get rid of his famous woolly jumpers - but for ex-Tory MP Gyles Brandreth the House of Commons and the Royal Variety Performance top the hit list. With Paul Merton.
Director Geraldine Dowd ; Producer Victoria Payne


Unknown: Gyles Brandreth
Unknown: Paul Merton.
Director: Geraldine Dowd
Producer: Victoria Payne

: Newsnight

Hosted by Jeremy Paxman. (S)


Presenter: Jeremy Paxman

: The Apprentice USA

"You're hired": they're both longing to hear it, but only one finalist will walk away with a six-figure job offer from Donald Trump. Who's got what it takes to oversee a charity fundraiser - and can they stay calm in the face of rain, jittery sponsors and other glitches? Shown at 9pm on BBC3 The UK version of The Apprentice with Alan Sugar returns next year RT DIRECT: save E2 on Trump's book How to Get Rich, paying
E14.99 (including p&p). To order call [number removed]7979 (national rate)


Unknown: Donald Trump.
Unknown: Alan Sugar

: BBC News 24

: BBC Learning Zone

[web address removed]
Schools Repeats not indicated
2.00 Macbeth Shorts Key scenes.
4.00 The Merchant of Venice Tom Stoppard's abridged version, followed by an animated Macbeth.

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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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