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: CBeebies: Big Cook Little Cook

Ben has a big red spot on his face.

: CBeebies: Postman Pat

Some sheep have gone missing.

: CBeebies: Something Special

Baby Tumble won't go to sleep.

: Schools programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
10 30 BBC Primary History: Tudor Life: Homes - a Yeomans Story
(ages 7-11)

10.50 BBC Primary Geography
(ages 7-11) Double bill.

11.30 The Chat Room: Bullying
(ages 7-11)

11.50 Focus: Sticks and Stones
(ages 9-13)

: The Daily Politics

News from Westminster.

: Working Lunch

Alexei Sayle talks about changing careers from comic performer to novelist, and experts answers questions about benefits. With
Adam Shaw and Paddy O'Connell.
Editor Tracey Hobbs TAKE PART: viewers can submit queries to working.lunch@ibbc.co.uk; or via www.bbc.co.uk/workinglunch


Talks: Alexei Sayle
Unknown: Adam Shaw
Unknown: Paddy O'Connell.
Editor: Tracey Hobbs

: Vera Cruz

Stylish western starring
Gary Cooper and Burt Lancaster. A former Confederate soldier and an outlaw are hired to guard gold being taken from Mexico City to
Vera Cruz. Review page 51. Director Robert Aldrich (1954, PG)
Film Trivia: page 55


Unknown: Gary Cooper
Unknown: Burt Lancaster.
Unknown: Vera Cruz.
Director: Robert Aldrich

: Through the Keyhole

Antony Worrall Thompson , Juliet Morris and Linda Barker discuss celebrities' soft furnishings.


Unknown: Antony Worrall Thompson
Unknown: Juliet Morris
Unknown: Linda Barker

: Sun, Sea and Bargain Spotting

Buying up the best bargains in the markets of Bologna, northern Italy. (5)

: Ready Steady Cook

Angela Baker , inspiration for the hit movie Calendar Girls, and her husband Charles cook with Lesley Waters and Phil Vickery.


Unknown: Angela Baker
Unknown: Lesley Waters
Unknown: Phil Vickery.

: Weakest Link

Clever clogs clash.

: Animal Park - Wild in Africa

It's time for the wild dog puppies to move out before they destroy the house - and eat their carers. Ben meets a small snake with a big reputation.

: MasterChef Goes Large

A place in the final three is at stake for the quartet as they prepare a two-course meal for food critics
Matthew Fort , Charles Campion and Kate Spicer.


Unknown: Matthew Fort
Unknown: Charles Campion
Unknown: Kate Spicer.

: Not-So-Fair Trade?

Many of us are prepared to pay extra for Fair Trade goods but is it really money well spent? The Money Programme's Libby Potter examines concerns about the premium pricing of Fair Trade products in some supermarkets. Can the movement satisfy its critics? Producer Marianne Lueck ; Series editor Clive Edwards


Unknown: Libby Potter
Producer: Marianne Lueck
Editor: Clive Edwards

: Hands On Nature

7/10. Prime places for watching wildlife on the UK's waterways, including a great migration story from
Northern Ireland. With Chris Packham and his team. Series editor Jane French


Unknown: Chris Packham

: Crufts

2/4. Terriers and hounds take to the main ring in Birmingham, plus reports on the first of the obedience events. Coverage continues tomorrow.
For an hour after the end of the programme, experts analyse what the judges are looking for in the canine competitors

: The Secret History of Genghis Khan - Timewatch

6/6. Reputed to have been written by Khan's adopted son, The Secret History of the Mongols reveals a very different man to the butcher of legend: a devoted husband, politician and legislator. This documentary examines the book to show how an illiterate nomad inspired his successors to conquer the largest land empire in history. The series returns in April.
Director Heinz Leger ; Series editor John Farren


Director: Heinz Leger
Editor: John Farren

: Dragons' Den - Best Of

8/10. First-series highlights.
Director Martyn Smith ; Series producer John Hesling


Director: Martyn Smith
Producer: John Hesling

: My Appalling School Report

New series 1/4. What do our school reports really tell us about our progress, our potential - and those who sat in judgement on us? Celebrities, including
David Puttnam , Alan Sugar , Bill Oddie , Peter Davison , Matt Dawson , Roy Hattersley , Adrian Lester , Michael Winner and Fiona Bruce , describe how they dealt with the dreaded document. Richard Briers narrates.
Producer Pip Banyard ; Exec producer Stuart Prebble Class distinctions: page 57


Unknown: David Puttnam
Unknown: Alan Sugar
Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Peter Davison
Unknown: Matt Dawson
Unknown: Roy Hattersley
Unknown: Adrian Lester
Unknown: Michael Winner
Unknown: Fiona Bruce
Unknown: Richard Briers
Producer: Pip Banyard
Producer: Stuart Prebble

: Newsnight

With Kirsty Wark.


Unknown: Kirsty Wark.

: Newsnight Review

With Martha Kearney.
Series producer Tanya Hudson


Unknown: Martha Kearney.
Producer: Tanya Hudson

: Inky Fingers: the NME Story: BBC4 on BBC2

The world's oldest music magazine celebrated its
3,000th issue last August and, in this retrospective, Chrissie Hynde , Kaiser Chiefs, Tony Parsons , Danny Baker and Steve Lamacq look back at the feuds and personalities that shaped our musical culture.
Producer Chloe Thomas ; Editor David Okuefuna


Unknown: Chrissie Hynde
Unknown: Tony Parsons
Unknown: Danny Baker
Unknown: Steve LamacQ
Producer: Chloe Thomas
Editor: David Okuefuna

: The Big Combo

Tough-as-they-come film noir starring Cornel Wilde and Richard Conte. A police lieutenant is bent on breaking a tightly organised gang led by the vicious Brown. Review page 51.
Director Joseph H Lewis (1955, PG) (BW)


Unknown: Richard Conte.
Director: Joseph H Lewis

: BBC Learning Zone

Open University/General Interest Repeats not indicated.
2.00 Ever Wondered? 78237 2.30 The Palazzo
Pubblico, Siena 80072 3.00 Insights into Violence 75527 3.30 Understanding Music: a Change of Key? 71324 4.00 Imagining New Worlds
4.30 Global Tourism 76256 5.00 The World of the Dragon 33053 5.30 Renaissance Secrets

About this project

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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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