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: CBeebies: Lunar Jim

The lunar worm is feeling out of sorts.

: CBBC: Arthur

: CBBC: What's New Scooby-Doo?

At a Scooby Snacks factory.

: CBBC: Level Up

Where does cash come from?
Also on CBBC channel
Digital viewers can find out how to join in with the show, and a Football Focus commentary competition, via the red button

: CBBC: Beckham's Hotshots

Tips from the England hero on improving defence and ball control.

: Trade Secrets

: Doctor Who and the Daleks

Nostalgic sci-fi adventure starring Peter Cushing and Roy Castle. The Doctor teams up with the Thais, a kindly people whose future is threatened by the Daleks. Review page 67. Director Gordon Flemyng (1965, U)
Totally Doctor Who is on BBC1 at 5pm; repeats of the last series of Doctor Who conclude on BBC3 at 7pm; and the new series begins next Saturday on BBC1 It's nearly Time...: page 12


Unknown: Peter Cushing
Unknown: Roy Castle
Director: Gordon Flemyng

: Working Lunch

Business news with Adam Shaw and Adrian Chiles.
The series continues on 24 April.


Presenter: Adam Shaw
Presenter: Adrian Chiles

: Top Cat

Capers with the streetwise TC and his pals.

: Hannibal Brooks

r Comedy drama set during the Second World War, starring
Oliver Reed. An Allied PoW who works in a zoo hatches a bold plan to escape across the Alps - on an elephant. Review page 67. Director Michael Winner (1968, U)


Unknown: Oliver Reed.
Director: Michael Winner

: Stately Suppers

9/10. At Eastnor Castle, James Martin prepares Herefordshire beef, while Alistair Appleton views a Gothic treasure.


Unknown: James Martin
Unknown: Alistair Appleton

: Escape to the Country

A couple seek a nest for their new adoptive family.

: Ready Steady Cook

Entrepreneur Simon Woodroffe and The Apprentice's Saira Khan take care of business.


Unknown: Simon Woodroffe
Unknown: Saira Khan

: Weakest Link

Dog-eat-dog quiz.

: Eggheads

Will the quiz veterans meet their match?

: Great British Menu

At a tearoom and farm in Devon, chefs John Burton Race and Michael Caines learn how to clot cream and churn butter as their contest to create a menu for the Queen's 80th reaches the dessert course.
See Monday's choice.


Unknown: John Burton
Unknown: Michael Caines

: The Private Life of an Easter Masterpiece

New series 1/3. The stories behind three paintings that encompass traditional Easter themes.
The Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci. Dan Brown 's blockbuster The Da Vinci Code may have brought the fresco to a new audience, but historian David Rosand argues that the book suffers from a basic misreading of the painting; here, he guides us through the work's life story. Narrated by Samuel West. Dalf's Christ of St John of the Cross is assessed tomorrow at 7pm. Producer Ian Michael Jones ; Series editor Jeremy Bugler Passion in art: page 33


Unknown: Leonardo Da Vinci.
Unknown: Dan Brown
Unknown: Da Vinci Code
Unknown: David Rosand
Unknown: Samuel West.
Producer: Ian Michael Jones

: The Flying Gardener

Vivid autumnal displays.
Director Ewan Keil ; Producer Sarah Davis


Director: Ewan Keil
Producer: Sarah Davis

: The Curious House Guest

3/8. Vann. WD Caroe was a pioneer in the Arts and Crafts movement, and his son, grandson and great-grandson all followed his lead. Jeremy Musson visits Vann, the rambling Surrey home of this architectural dynasty, where he suffers a nasty bout of vertigo.
Director Spike Geilinger ; Series producer Richard Trayler-Smith


Unknown: Jeremy Musson
Director: Spike Geilinger
Producer: Richard Trayler-Smith

: Mastermind

The black chair awaits another quartet of contestants. Specialist subjects are Verdi's operas, Inspector Morse, Anne Boleyn and the locomotives of Sir Nigel Gresley. John Humphrys is quizmaster.
Contestants: to apply, go to [Web address removed] or write to: [Address removed]


Presenter: John Humphrys
Director: Derek Hallworth
Series Producer: Karina Brennan

: Kidnap Cops - This World

New series 1/6. For Brazil's poor, one of the few ways out of the slums is through football. Now, in a shocking new crime, kidnappers are targeting their heroes' mothers for cash; Real Madrid's Robinho paid US $75,000 for his mother's release. This intense film follows the intertwining lives of three people who all came from the favelas - football superstar Robinho; Brazil's most notorious kidnapper; and the bossa nova-loving head of Sao Paulo's anti-kidnapping squad. Director Benito Montorio ; Exec producer Karen O'Connor


Director: Benito Montorio
Producer: Karen O'Connor

: Nighty Night

New series 1/6; series two. Pitch-black sitcom written by and starring Julia Davis as a monstrous beautician. Jill agrees to marry daft-as-a-brush Glen.
Director Dewi Humphreys ; Producer Alison MacPhail
First shown on BBC3 www.bbc.co.uk/comedy


Unknown: Julia Davis
Director: Dewi Humphreys
Producer: Alison MacPhail
Jill Tyrell: Julia Davis
Don Cole: Angus Deayton
Cath Cole: Rebecca Front
Glen Bulb: Mark Gatiss
Linda: Ruth Jones
Sue 2: Felicity Montagu
Dennis: Mark Wootton
Gordon: Michael Fenton Stevens

: Newsnight

With Gavin Esler.


Presenter: Gavin Esler

: Don't Watch That, Watch This BBC4 on BBC2

9/10. The cheeky edit-suite monkeys make mischief with snippets of Toyah Willcox and Dubya.
11.50 10/10. Doctored news footage has Tony Blair hiding his bare-faced cheek with a balloon.
Producer Geoff Atkinson ; Director Steve Connelly


Unknown: Toyah Willcox
Unknown: Tony Blair
Producer: Geoff Atkinson
Director: Steve Connelly

: BBC News 24

: BBC Learning

Zone www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone
Schools Repeats not indicated
2.00 GCSE Bitesize Spanish.
4.00 GCSE Bitesize Art.

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.

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