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: CBeebies: Boogie Beebies

Followed by Christmas Storytime with Roly Mo

: CBBC: Krypto the Superdog

Followed by The Owl

: CBBC: Newsround

Followed by Bernard

: CBBC: The Basil Brush Show

Basil stands in for Santa.

: CBBC: Second Star to the Left

Animated adventure.
Followed by The Owl

: CBeebies: LazyTown

Robbie invents a toy-stealing machine.

: Dangermouse

Penfold's hearing problems help him to save the day.

: Return to Oz

Fantasy sequel starring Fairuza Balk, Nicol Williamson and Jean Marsh. Returning to the land of Oz, Dorothy finds it in ruins. The Yellow Brick Road is rubble, the Emerald City dilapidated and her old friends Scarecrow, Lion and Tin Man have been turned to stone. Review page 54.
Director Walter Murch (1985, PG)


Unknown: Nicol Williamson
Unknown: Jean Marsh.
Director: Walter Murch

: Working Lunch

Financial reports.

: Animal Park

Ben Fogle and Kate Humble visit Kenya to encounter rhinos in their natural habitat.


Unknown: Ben Fogle

: Olympic Dreams

4/5. Featuring 11-year-old diving prodigy Tom Daley competing at the British Nationals.


Unknown: Tom Daley

: Living In the Sun

Nadia Sawalha meets an expat setting up his own restaurant on the Costa Blanca.

: Flog It!

Experts James Lewis and Adam Partridge value antiques in Cumbria.


Unknown: James Lewis
Unknown: Adam Partridge

: Ready Steady Cook

Fern Britton guests alongside her husband Phil Vickery , while Lesley Waters teams up with John Scott.


Unknown: Fern Britton
Unknown: Phil Vickery
Unknown: John Scott.

: Weakest Link

Caustic quiz.

: Eggheads

Quiz hosted by Dermot Murnaghan , in which the winners of famous game shows work as a team to tackle a new set of challengers.


Unknown: Dermot Murnaghan

: Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two

Claudia Winkleman is joined on the sofa by more of the show's contenders, bringing all the news from the dance floor just 48 hours before the final.


Unknown: Claudia Winkleman

: Dave Cameron's Incredible Journey

Michael Cockerell tells the behind-the-scenes story of David "call me Dave" Cameron's first two years as Conservative Party Leader. Insiders, friends and critics provide candid, witty and sometimes searing insights into Cameron's methods and personality before Cockerell questions him on his ability to fulfil the role of prime minister, in a one-to-one interview. Director Sarah Mole ; Executive producer Jeremy Adams The Inside Story: page


Unknown: Michael Cockerell
Director: Sarah Mole
Producer: Jeremy Adams

: Arrange Me a Marriage

5/5. Tonight Aneela Rahman applies her Asian-style matchmaking skills to receptionist Claire Wallace , who hasn't been on a date in over six years. In doing so she enrols the 42-year-old's tight-knit
Jewish family from north London to come up with a selection of men with similar background, education and ambitions. But Claire isn't convinced of Aneela's methods and tries to scupper the whole process.
Director Jonathan Palmer ; Series producer Mark Leslie


Unknown: Aneela Rahman
Unknown: Claire Wallace
Director: Jonathan Palmer
Producer: Mark Leslie

: Never Mind the Buzzcocks

6/12. Simon Amstell hosts the music quiz, with TV presenter Myleene Klass , comic Vie Reeves and the Pigeon Detectives' frontman Matt Bowman among those joining team captains Bill Bailey and Phill Jupitus. Director Ian Lorimer ; Producer Stu Mather Why we watch: www.radiotimes.com/buzzcocks-blog


Unknown: Simon Amstell
Presenter: Myleene Klass
Unknown: Matt Bowman
Unknown: Bill Bailey
Unknown: Phill Jupitus.
Director: Ian Lorimer
Producer: Stu Mather

: Lead Balloon

6/8; series two. Debacle. A couple of ill-chosen gags at a function for a pharmaceutical company he's hosting gets Rick in some seriously hot water, while cafe-owner Michael could be about to find fame when he goes on a metal-detecting weekend.
Writers Jack Dee and Pete Sinclair
Director/Producer Alex Hardcastle


Unknown: Jack Dee
Unknown: Pete Sinclair
Producer: Alex Hardcastle
Rick Spleen: Jack Dee
Marty: Sean Power
Mel: Raquel Cassidy
Magda: Anna Crilly
Michael: Tony Gardner
Sam: Antonia Campbell Hughes
Ben: Rasmus Hardiker
Barry: Vincent Franklin
Simon Russell: Craig Parkinson

: The Graham Norton Show

11/12. Keeping Graham company tonight are actresses Ashley Jensen and Miriam Margolyes , with the musical entertainment coming courtesy of Mika.
Director Steve Smith ; Producer Jon Magnusson An extended, uncut version of the show can be seen next Sunday RT DIRECT: order Graham Norton 's Big Apple CD for just £6 49
(usually E9.00) plus free p&p. Call [number removed] (landline calls cost a maximum of 8p per min) quoting code [number removed], or visit www.bbcshop.com and enter the code at the checkout


Unknown: Ashley Jensen
Unknown: Miriam Margolyes
Director: Steve Smith
Producer: Jon Magnusson
Unknown: Graham Norton

: Newsnight

With Gavin Esler. (5)
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Gavin Esler.

: The Martians and Us: BBC4 on BBC2

3/3. The End of the World as We Know It. Exploring British science fiction writers and their love of catastrophe. Contributors, including Doris Lessing and Will Self, consider why tales like Survivors are seen to reflect the nightmares of a country whose empire is sinking - and ask if our love of reading about our own destruction is finally on the wane.


Unknown: Doris Lessing

: BBC News 24

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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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