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: CBBC: Trollz

Jasper throws a party.
Shown last Friday on BBC1

: CBBC: Serious Arctic: 5/6

Research is delayed by a blizzard.

: CBeebies Birthdays Followed by LazyTown

Stingy learns about the value of friends.

: CBeebies: Muffin the Mule

Oswald wants to fly.

: CBeebies: Boo!

Having a bath.

: CBeebies: Come Outside

Discover the nature of wood.

: CBeebies: Balamory

What is that annoying noise outside Edie's home?


Writer: Kath Yelland

: My Wife & Kids

Table for Too Many 2/2. Michael's dinner out with his family goes from bad to worse.

: Trade Secrets

: Schools programmes

Repeats are not indicated
10.30 English Express (ages 9-11) Diaries and Notebooks.

: Let's Write a Story

7-9) Triple bill.

: Focus

(ages 9-13)

: The Daily Politics

Westminster update with Andrew Neil and Daisy Sampson.


Unknown: Andrew Neil
Unknown: Daisy Sampson.

: Working Lunch

With Adam Shaw.


Unknown: Adam Shaw.

: Schools programmes

Repeats are not indicated
1.00 Maths Channel (ages 8-9) Year 4 triple bill.

: Attack on the Iron Coast

Second World War drama starring Lloyd Bridges as a major who plans a raid against a heavily guarded German naval installation. Review page 57.
Director Paul Wendkos (1968, U)


Director: Paul Wendkos

: Castle in the Country

New series John Craven and Nicki Chapman embark on a tour of York's 300-year-old Baroque mansion, Castle Howard.


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Nicki Chapman

: The Big Dig

New series 1/10. Tending allotments is one of the fastest-growing pastimes in Britain. Simon Mayo probes the gardening phenomenon. Producer Jon Woods ; Executive producer James Hunt


Unknown: Simon Mayo
Producer: Jon Woods
Producer: James Hunt

: Ready Steady Cook

Nick Nairn and Tony Tobin are under starter's orders.


Unknown: Nick Nairn
Unknown: Tony Tobin

: Weakest Link

Caustic quiz.

: Eggheads

New series A team of quiz show champions comprising Who Wants to Bea a Millionaire's
Judith Keppel , International Mastermind Chris Hughes and world quiz champion Kevin Ashman , take on all comers in the first of a daily general knowledge quiz for cash. Presented by Dermot Murnaghan. Producer Tessa McHugh ; Executive producers Gail Sloan and David Young Try to answer questions from the team: page


Unknown: Judith Keppel
Unknown: Chris Hughes
Unknown: Kevin Ashman
Presented By: Dermot Murnaghan.
Producer: Tessa McHugh
Producers: Gail Sloan
Producers: David Young

: Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two

New series. The first unlucky couple to be knocked out of Saturday's initial competition join host Claudia Winkleman and judge Len Goodman for the preliminary round of weeknight backstage gossip.


Presenter: Claudia Winkleman
Judge: Len Goodman
Director: Ralph Spark
Producer: James Fox
Producer: Nick Horsley
Producer: Anna Meadows

: The Battle for Britain's Soul

3/4. Burning Belief. The emergence of secularism in the 20th century presented the Church with an unprecedented test and provoked a critical battle between believers and non-believers. When the Edwardian Church tried to counter atheist gains with a renewed commitment to social justice, a major split appeared in its ranks. With the Rev Peter Owen-Jones . Director Arif Nurmohamed ; Executive producer Emma Willis


Unknown: Peter Owen-Jones
Director: Arif Nurmohamed
Producer: Emma Willis

: Map Man

7/8. Mrs P's A-Z (1936). After getting lost in London, courtesy of a map that hadn't been updated since
1918, the bohemian writer Phyllis Pearsall decided to chart the city herself. The result was the first London A-Z, completed in 1936. Using Mrs P's original street-by-street maps, Nicholas Crane explores the big smoke. Director/Series producer Michael Waterhouse


Unknown: Phyllis Pearsall
Unknown: Nicholas Crane
Producer: Michael Waterhouse

: University Challenge

The women of St Hilda's, Oxford, take on the University of Durham for a place in the second round. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions.
Director Tracey Rooney ; Producer Irene Daniels


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

: Israel and the Arabs - Elusive Peace

2/3. Acclaimed producer Norma Percy traces the events of the last seven years in the fraught history of the Arab-Israeli peace process.
Arafat. A look at US Secretary of State Colin Powell 's attempts to make peace between Israel and the Palestinians, efforts that were derailed by his own hard-line colleagues, and Yasser Arafat himself.
Director Dan Edge David Butcher's opinion: page 38


Producer: Norma Percy
Unknown: Colin Powell
Unknown: Yasser Arafat
Director: Dan Edge

: Grumpy Old Women

The legacy of women's lib is given a good kicking by women of a certain age. With Germaine Greer and Ann Widdecombe. Narrated by Alison Steadman.
Producer Judith Holder ; Exec producer Stuart Prebble


Unknown: Germaine Greer
Unknown: Ann Widdecombe.
Unknown: Alison Steadman.
Producer: Judith Holder
Producer: Stuart Prebble

: Newsnight

Presented by Gavin Esler.
Editor Peter Barron www.bbc.co.uk/newsnight


Presented By: Gavin Esler
Editor: Peter Barron

: Tales from Europe: BBC4 on BBC2

5/8. Poland. Kirsty Wark visits the famous Lodz film school and bumps into David Lynch.
Director Kathryn Ross ; Producer Eispeth O'Hare


Unknown: David Lynch.
Director: Kathryn Ross
Producer: Eispeth O'Hare

: Family Ties: BBC4 on BBC2

5/10. Walter's War. A British artist searches for the truth about his German uncle. Was he an SS officer?
Series producers Simon Ford and Peter Gordon


Producers: Simon Ford
Producers: Peter Gordon

: BBC News 24

: BBC Learning Zone

Languages and Travel Repeats are not indicated
1.00 The French Experience A French course 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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