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: CBeebies: Teletubbies

Followed by CBeebies Birthdays

: CBBC: Dogstar

: CBBC: Dennis the Menace

Shoppers become hypnotised.
Followed by Batfink

: CBBC: The Story of Tracy Beaker

Elaine undergoes a transformation.


Writer: Laura Summers
Writer: Gary Lawson
Writer: John Phelps

: CBBC: The Sorcerer's Apprentice: 5/10

Combining two tricks.

: CBBC: The Story of Tracy Beaker

Wolfie's secret is revealed.


Writer: Jenny Lecoat
Writer: Andy Walker

: CBBC: Do Something Different

Children face challenges.

: CBBC: What's New Scooby-Doo?

The gang encounter a dragon.

: World Athletics

Continued live coverage. The events include the men's 100m quarter-finals at 12.15, the men's shot put final at 12.20, the men's triple jump qualification at 12.30, and the men's 400m hurdles heats at 1245. producer Helen Kuttner ; Executive producer Martin Webster
Digital viewers can watch highlights of the day's action 6.00-11.00am and 5.00pm-2.00am (not Freeview), plus live coverage of the European hockey championships in Manchester 1.00-5.30pm


Producer: Helen Kuttner
Producer: Martin Webster

: Animal Park

Will the marmosets escape?
Series editor Chris Powell


Editor: Chris Powell

: The QuatermassXperiment

Sci-fi thriller starring Brian Donlevy. A rocket returns to
Earth with only one of the three astronauts still on board. When a fungus is discovered growing on his hand, the sole survivor is put in isolation. Review page 40. Director Val Guest (1955, PG)


Unknown: Brian Donlevy.
Director: Val Guest

: Doctor Who and the Daleks

Sci-fi adventure starring Peter Cushing. An accident in the Tardis results in the Doctor and his companions being transported to a strange planet. Review page 40. Director Gordon Flemyng (1965, U)
(S)(W) The British film season continues with Witchfinder General at 10.45pm
Barry Norman on Peter Cushing : p39


Dr Who: Peter Cushing
Director: Gordon Flemyng

: Rugby Union

Scotland v South Africa
Live coverage of the World Cup warm-up match from Murrayf ield, where Frank Hadden 's side face a Springbok team who enjoyed two comprehensive wins over England earlier this summer. The Scots have beaten South Africa only once in their last ten meetings and will hope to find some form in front of a partisan crowd. Presented by Craig Doyle. Commentary comes from Andrew Cotter and Andy Nicol. Live coverage of Wales v France is tomorrow at 2.30pm on BBC1.
Producer Matthew Griffiths ; Editor Ron Chakraborty


Unknown: Frank Hadden
Presented By: Craig Doyle.
Unknown: Andrew Cotter
Unknown: Andy Nicol.
Producer: Matthew Griffiths
Editor: Ron Chakraborty

: BBC Proms 2007

Coverage from the Royal Albert Hall of the second of two concerts in which Bernard Haitink conducts the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Tonight's concert features performances of works from two key figures of musical progressivism, Debussy and Wagner. The evening begins with Wagner's Prelude and Good Friday Music from Parsifal, the opera that Debussy described as "one of the finest monuments of sound that has been raised to the imperturbable glory of music." Debussy's Nocturnes and Epigraphes Antiques are followed by more Wagner; this time the Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde. Broadcast live on Radio 3 from 6.30pm. Director Simon Broughton ; Editor Oliver Macfarlane (HD) A recorded broadcast of a Handel Prom is on Friday, 10.35pm, BBC1
Digital viewers press red to view synchronised guides to the music, offering an insight into the piece being played and its context


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Bernard Haitink
Director: Simon Broughton
Editor: Oliver MacFarlane

: British Film Forever

5/7. Magic, Murder & Monsters: the Story of Horror & Fantasy. Documentary looking at the British cinema's forays into the gothic world of spine-chillers and fantasy, including Harry Potter , Dracula, Hammer horror, The Plague of the Zombies, The Wicker Man , Brazil, Witchfinder General (which follows at 10.45) and The Innocents. Featuring contributions from Anthony Hopkins , John Hurt , Simon Pegg ,
Terry Gilliam , Rupert Grint and John Landis. Plus recollections from some of Britain's cult screen horror stars including Ingrid Pitt and Barbara Shelley. Series producer Garry John Hughes
Executive producer Ricky Kelehar Barry Norman on Peter Cushinq : page 39


Unknown: Harry Potter
Unknown: Wicker Man
Unknown: Anthony Hopkins
Unknown: John Hurt
Unknown: Simon Pegg
Unknown: Terry Gilliam
Unknown: Rupert Grint
Unknown: John Landis.
Unknown: Ingrid Pitt
Unknown: Barbara Shelley.
Producer: Garry John Hughes
Producer: Ricky Kelehar
Producer: Barry Norman
Unknown: Peter Cushinq

: Witchfinder General

Horror starring Vincent Price. In 1645, with England torn apart by civil war, witch-hunter
Matthew Hopkins roams the country torturing and executing those suspected of witchcraft. Review page 40.
Director Michael Reeves (1968,18)
The British film season continues with Things to Come tomorrow at 2.45pm


Unknown: Vincent Price.
Unknown: Matthew Hopkins
Director: Michael Reeves
Matthew Hopkins: Vincent Price
Richard Marshall: Ian Ogilvy
John Lowes: Rupert Davies
Sara: Hilary Dwyer
John Stearne: Robert Russell
Oliver Cromwell: Patrick Wymark
Master Coach: Wilfrid Brambell
Trooper Swallow: Nicky Henson
Salter: Tony Selby
Fisherman: Bernard Kay
Webb: Godfrey James
Captain Gordon: Michael Beint
Trooper Harcourt: John Trenaman
Trooper Gifford: Bill Maxwell

: Tribe

1/6; series three. Matis. Bruce Parry travels to the Amazon rainforest. Shown last Tuesday


Unknown: Bruce Parry

: Reading and Leeds Festival

Today's highlights. Live coverage can be seen tomorrow from 7pm on BBC3, plus further highlights tonight at 2.10am.
In addition to BBC3 coverage digital viewers can access coverage of three extra bands (two on Freeview - one extra
7.10-9.15pm) by pressing the red button 7.00pm-2.00am Festive jeers: page 30

: Arrested Development

17/22; series one. Justice Is
Blind Michael learns the truth about Maggie.


Unknown: Blind Michael

: How I Met Your Mother

16/22; series one
Cupcake. Victoria faces a big decision.

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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.

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