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: CBBC: Level Up

A "Next Level" recruit as a computer games demonstrator.
Also on the CBBC channel

: CBeebies: Underground Ernie

Ernie and Jubilee transport a pop superstar to a gig.
See Kids' TV Choices: page

: CBeebies: CBeebies Springwatch

The latest reports.
Springwatch with Bill Oddie continues at 8pm

: Schools programmes

Repeats are not indicated
10.30 English Express (ages 9-11) Texts: Techno Tales
10.50 English Express (ages 9-11) Texts: Magic 5709414 11.10
Focus (ages 9-11) Band Aid
2220327 11.30 Instrument Tales (ages 7-11) The Orchestra:
Trombones and Marches
872838911.45 Instrument Tales (ages 7-11) The Orchestra: Violins and Waltzes

: The Daily Politics

Westminster news.

: Working Lunch

Business and financial news.

: Schools programmes

Repeats are not indicated
1.00 Watch (ages 5-7) Seaside
Holiday with Magic Granddad: The Promenade and Souvenirs
54771582 1.15 Watch (ages 5-7)
Seaside Holiday with Magic Granddad. On the Beach

: One Good Turn

Comedy starring Norman Wisdom, whose efforts to save an orphanage lead him into a succession of increasingly wild adventures. Review page 36. (1954, U) (BW)


[Actor]: Norman Wisdom
Director: John Paddy Carstairs

: Return to Tuscany

16/20. The students prepare to cook their final meal.

: The People's Museum

Choose between a forgotten wartime heroine, a space travel first and a childhood story. TO VOTE: call 09015 225 2 plus either 01, 02, 03 04 depending on your choice (landline calls cost 15p). Visit the virtual People's Museum at www.bbc.co.uK/history

: Ready Steady Cook

Tony Tobin battles Nick Nairn for culinary glory. (RXS)


Unknown: Tony Tobin
Unknown: Nick Nairn

: Weakest Link

Elimination quiz.

: Eggheads

Weeknight general knowledge quiz in which novices take on champions. Dermot Murnaghan hosts.
Series producer Rob Dean ; Executive producers David Young and Andy Culpin


Unknown: Dermot Murnaghan
Producer: Rob Dean
Producers: David Young
Producers: Andy Culpin

: The Urban Chef

New series 1/10. The trials of chef Ollie Rowe as he opens a London restaurant that uses only locally sourced produce. In the first of this week's daily programmes, Ollie scours the capital for vegetables - and meets a forager who eats road kill. Director Jelena Illic ; Producer Ed Taylor The Inside Story: page 60


Unknown: Ollie Rowe
Director: Jelena Illic
Producer: Ed Taylor

: Mario Lanza: Singing to the Gods

Credited with inspiring the careers of Luciano Pavarotti and Elvis Presley , Mario Lanza was an operatic tenor and film star of incomparable talent. This celebration of his career features clips from such films as The Great Caruso, Serenade and For the First Time, and details the tragic story of his all-too-brief life.


Unknown: Luciano Pavarotti
Unknown: Elvis Presley
Unknown: Mario Lanza

: Springwatch with Bill Oddie

Week two of the UK's biggest wildlife event kicks off with an update on the fortunes of your favourite wild animals. Bill Oddie and Kate Humble find out how the baby birds in Devon have survived through the weekend; while in the Shetland Islands, Simon King is joined by some remarkable and rare birds. For details of the BBC's Springwatch events held across the UK, plus a chance to revisit clips of your favourite characters, visit www.bbc.co.uk/springwatch Continues tomorrow at 8.00pm.
Series producer Tim Scoones ; Executive producer Fiona Pitcher
Repeated at 7pm tomorrow on BBC4


Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Kate Humble
Unknown: Simon King
Producer: Tim Scoones

: Dead Ringers

5/6. Politicians and celebrities are the targets for merciless impressionist collective Kevin Connelly , Phil Cornwell , Jon Culshaw , Mark Perry and Jan Ravens. Directors Ben Fuller ; Producer Caroline Norris


Unknown: Kevin Connelly
Unknown: Phil Cornwell
Unknown: Jon Culshaw
Unknown: Mark Perry
Unknown: Jan Ravens.
Directors: Ben Fuller
Producer: Caroline Norris

: Feel the Force

5/6. Siege! Bobbins and Frank's negotiating skills leave a lot to be desired when they become involved in a siege: rather than securing the release of the hostages, they are quickly taken hostage themselves.
Writer Georgia Pritchett
Director Tristram Shapeero ; Producer Catherine Bailey


Unknown: Georgia Pritchett
Director: Tristram Shapeero
Producer: Catherine Bailey
Bobbins: Michelle Gomez
Frank: Rosie Cavaliero
Beesley: Leigh Zimmerman
PC MacBean: Jamie Michie
PC MacGregor: Emun Elliott
Onlooker: Anne Downie
Wendy: Isabelle Joss
Weasley: Noreen Leighton
Couple in flat: Kay Gallic
Couple in flat: Matthew Bill Boyd
Jeff: Alan McCafferty
Businessman golfer: Greg Powrie

: Have I Got News for You

7/8. Guest host Jeremy Clarkson cruises along in top gear as he presides over Ian Hislop and Paul Merton and their co-panellists on the evergreen quiz.
Shown last Friday on BBC1


Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton

: Newsnight

Presented by Jeremy Paxman.
Editor Peter Barron www.bbc.co.uk/newsnight


Presented By: Jeremy Paxman.
Editor: Peter Barron

: Tory! Tory! Tory!: BBC4 on BBC2

After the Second World War a number of voices were raised against the Welfare State. An alternative vision based on monetarism and a free market began to attract supporters from the political mainstream and when Margaret Thatcher became Conservative Party leader they saw a possible champion. (5)


Unknown: Margaret Thatcher

: BBC News 24

: BBC Learning Zone

Languages and Travel Repeats are not indicated
1.00 Talk German 1-6 Course for beginners. With in-vision subtitles. 30780 2.30 German Inside Out 1-5
A guide to travel. 477180 5.00 Work Talk: Germany Language basics for working in Germany.

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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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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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