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: CBBC: Batfink

: CBBC: Trollz

: CBBC: Roar

Are gorillas interested in playing video games?
Also on the CBBC channel

: CBeebies: Charlie and Lola

Lola borrows Lotta's lovely new coat.

: CBeebies: Something Special

Pretend to be a cat, a dog or a rabbit.

: CBeebies: Me Too!

Mickey John struggles to be a commentator.


Writer: Peter Hayes

: CBeebies: Numberjacks

Turning cubes into spheres.

: What the Ancients Didfor Us

Adam Hart-Davis builds and tests innovations invented by the ancient Mesopotamians.
Producer Martin Kemp ; Exec producer
Martin Mortimore


Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis
Producer: Martin Kemp
Producer: Martin Mortimore

: The Daily Politics

Westminster news with Andrew Neil and Jenny Scott.


Unknown: Andrew Neil
Unknown: Jenny Scott.

: Lifeline

Monty Don appeals on behalf of disability charity Thrive.
Donation details on Sunday at 4.40pm onBBCKS)


Unknown: Monty Don

: The Flying Gardener

Creating a spring woodland garden in Devon.

: Working Lunch

Business update with Adrian Chiles and Adam Shaw.


Unknown: Adrian Chiles
Unknown: Adam Shaw.

: The Hitch-Hiker

Director Ida Lupino's electrifying film noir starring Edmond O'Brien and Frank Lovejoy. Family men Roy Collins and Gilbert Bowen set out on a fishing trip, but a hitch-hiker turns their holiday into a nightmare. Review page 54.
(1953) (BW)


Director: Ida Lupino
Unknown: Edmond O'Brien
Unknown: Frank Lovejoy
Unknown: Roy Collins
Unknown: Gilbert Bowen

: Open Gardens

8/10. Weeds are tackled in Exmouth, and lavender planted in Oxfordshire.

: Flog It!

A trip to Sheffield, home to a dying breed of knife makers.
(Revised repeat)

: Ready Steady Cook

Tony Tobin and Gino D'Acampo try the culinary test. (5)


Unknown: Tony Tobin

: Weakest Link

Caustic quiz.

: Eggheads

Enthusiastic amateurs take on the quiz show champions. Dermot Murnaghan hosts.


Unknown: Dermot Murnaghan

: Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two

It's the peak of the week and Claudia Winkleman has got all the news, gossip and backstage action from the world of Strictly Come Dancing.


Unknown: Claudia Winkleman

: Journeys from the Centre of the Earth

The architecture of ancient civilisations was largely dictated by the types of ready available rocks. Dr lain Stewart embarks on a journey through Egypt. Greece and Italy to reveal how the formation of different rocks millions of years ago influenced the Egyptians to build pyramids, the Greeks to create squares and the Romans to form perfect circles.
Producer Paul Olding ; Series producers Belinda Cherrington and Jeremy Phillips


Producer: Paul Olding
Producers: Belinda Cherrington
Producers: Jeremy Phillips

: Natural World

New series The Last Lions of India. The Gir forest in Gujarat. India, is refuge to a big cat whose population is thriving, yet few people even know it exists. Asiatic lions differ in both appearance and behaviour from their African counterparts - they are the big cats of ancient Greece, Rome and the Bible - and in the last 100 years their numbers have grown from just 20 to over 300. It's a rare conservation success story but one that brings new challenges. Dilly Barlow narrates.
Director Harry Marshall ; Series editor Tim Martin The Inside Story: page 94


Unknown: Dilly Barlow
Director: Harry Marshall
Editor: Tim Martin

: Stoats of Kedleston Hall

The grand stately home in Derbyshire houses in its grounds one of the most elusive of British mammals, the stoat. This film follows a family from winter to spring. Producer Robert Yeoman ; Exec producer Vyv Simson


Producer: Robert Yeoman
Producer: Vyv Simson

: My Heart Belongs to Dad

How do fathers and their children cope with the loss of a mother through separation or death? Three single parent families are followed over the course of a year, providing an intimate insight into what happens when men are left holding the baby.
Carl lost his wife Becky to cancer in 2002, leaving him to bring up his lively 12-year-old daughter Naomi by himself. John's wife left him and their three young children to pursue a career. Forty-year-old Piers's wife Marilyn died soon after she gave birth to their second child, leaving him to cope with bereavement, a new-born baby and a two-year-old daughter. Can these men really provide the nurture and support traditionally associated with motherhood?
Director Nick Poyntz ; Producer Paul Dosaj Moment of the Week: page 61


Director: Nick Poyntz
Producer: Paul Dosaj

: Newsnight

Presented by Jeremy Paxman.


Presented By: Jeremy Paxman

: The Apprentice USA

15/18; series three. The teams are given the task of selling a modern art T-shirt design.
12.00 16/18; series three. The last three candidates attend job interviews with CEOs from billion-dollar companies. Who will be rejected?
Who is better, Trump or Sugar? There's only one way to find out: read [web address removed]

: BBC Learning Zone

Schools Repeats not indicated
2.00 Priestley Shorts An Inspector Calls. Analysis of key scenes. Followed by Study Ireland: Poetry
4.00 Miller Shorts Arthur Miller discusses the writing of four of his plays. With excerpts featuring Dustin Hoffman and Warren Mitchell.


Unknown: Arthur Miller
Unknown: Dustin Hoffman
Unknown: Warren Mitchell.

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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.

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.

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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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