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: CBBC: Roar

: CBBC: The Secret Show

Followed by Bernard

: CBBC: Help! Teach Is Coming to Stay

A teacher learns watersports.

: CBBC: Hot Rods

Mental and physical challenges.
Followed by Prank Patrol Pocketsize

: CBBC: The Slammer

Followed by The Owl

: CBBC: The Story of Tracy Beaker

It's Tracy's birthday.

: CBBC: Eliot Kid

: The Rabbits of Skomer

Rabbits that live on cliffs off south Wales.

: Animal Park

The staff show off a special nursery. (Revised rpt)

: A Night to Remember

**** Historical drama. April 1912: on her maiden voyage to New York, the Titanic is crowded with the rich and fashionable, but disaster looms. Review page 32.
Director Roy Baker (1958. PG)


Director: Roy Baker
Herbert Lightoller: Kenneth More
Thomas Andrews: Michael Goodliffe
Clarke: Ronald Allen
Mrs Lucas: Honor Blackman
Captain Rostron: Anthony Bushell

: Dragonslayer

Fantasy adventure. In the Dark ages, the people of Urland implore a sorcerer to help them kill a dragon. Review page 32. Director Matthew Robbins (1981, PG)


Director: Matthew Robbins
Galen: Peter MacNicol
Valerian: Cartlin Clarke
Ulrich: Ralph Richardson
Tyrian: John Hallam
Casiodorus: Peter Eyre

: Murder, She Wrote

Mr Penny's Vacation. A lodger suddenly goes missing. (R)

: Britain from Above

3/3. Untamed and untameable landscape. With Andrew Marr.
Shown last Sun on BBC1 RT DIRECT: hardback book Britain from Above, only £19.99 (normally £25). Call [number removed] (national rate) and quote ref RTD


Unknown: Andrew Marr.

: Coast

How the sea has shaped the island that is Ireland South- both North and Miranda Krestovnikoff joins the punters at a unique horse race by the sea and Alice Roberts is sent to the Irish salt mines. Series producer Steve Evanson
Executive producer Gill Tierney RT subscription offer plus free Coast book: page 38


Unknown: Miranda Krestovnikoff
Unknown: Alice Roberts
Producer: Steve Evanson
Producer: Gill Tierney

: BBC Proms 2008

Vaughan Williams Anniversary. Highlights of a concert from last Tuesday commemorating the 50th anniversary of the death of English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams. The BBC Symphony Orchestra performs pieces including Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, Serenade to Music and Symphony No 9 in E minor. Plus, conductor Sir Andrew Davis discusses Vaughan Williams's legacy and examines archive details of the composer's rehearsal for the premiere performance of Serenade to Music. Presented by Charles Hazlewood and Suzy Klein. Director Angela Young ; Producer Dominic Best
Showing in HD on the BBC HD Channel at 9.20pm www.bbc.co.uk/proms
Digital viewers can press red for programme notes which they can browse during the performance
The Passions of Vaughan Williams is on Tuesday at 1120pm
Proms guide and more at www.radiotimes.com/proms


Unknown: Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Presented By: Charles Hazlewood
Presented By: Suzy Klein.
Director: Angela Young

: Dad's Army

Knights of Madness. Mainwaring and the platoon stage a battle of St George versus the dragon. Writers David Croft and Jimmy Perry Comedy Connections featuring Dad's Army is at 11.10pm


Unknown: David Croft
Unknown: Jimmy Perry

: Have I Got Old News for You

Des Lynam steps in as guest host with David Peep Show Mitchell and Today presenter Evan Davis joining Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.
Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Jo Bunting


Unknown: Des Lynam
Presenter: Evan Davis
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton.
Director: Paul Wheeler
Producer: Jo Bunting

: Mock the Week

8/12. Guests Greg Proops and Fred MacAulay join Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons on the topical comedy show. Shown last Thursday


Unknown: Greg Proops
Unknown: Fred MacAulay
Unknown: Frankie Boyle
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Russell Howard
Unknown: Andy Parsons

: Pop Britannia: Two Tribes

3/3. The final instalment looks at the struggle between art and commerce and the contribution of punk-inspired bands of the 1980s such as the Human League and ABC, who took British pop to the top of the world's charts.

(First shown on BBC4)


Director/Producer: Ben Whalley

: Comedy Connections

7/8. A look at the complex web of tunnels and trenches that crawled out from one of the best-loved shows of all time, Dad's Army.
Shown yesterday on BBC1

: Steptoe and Son Ride Again

Comedy starring Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H Corbett. Rag-and-bone-men Steptoe and Son put their carthorse into retirement. Review p32.
Director Peter Sykes (1973. PG)


Unknown: Wilfrid Brambell
Unknown: Harry H Corbett.
Director: Peter Sykes

: Arrested Development

13/13; series three.
Harbouring Resentment. Lucille makes waves when she throws a yacht party.

: Vampire Circus

Horror starring Adrienne Corri. Serbian villagers contract a mysterious plague. Review page 32. Director Robert Young (1972)


Unknown: Adrienne Corri.
Director: Robert Young

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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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