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: CBeebies: Fimbles

Followed by Take a Bow

: CBBC: Sportsround

Shown yesterday on CBBC channel

: CBBC: Wolverine and the X-Men

The winged Archangel calls on Sinister's expertise.

: CBBC: Richard Hammond's Blast Lab

The transfer of energy.
Followed by Diddy Dick & Dom


Presenter: Richard Hammond

: CBBC: Skate Nation

3/11. Learning new dance moves.

: CBBC: Transmission Impossible with Ed and Oucho

Includes The Legend of Dick & Dom, The Secret Show and Pinky and Perky.

: Animal Park

Imogen the giraffe worries the keepers as her due date approaches. Presented by Ben Fogle and Kate Humble.
(Revised rpt)


Presented By: Ben Fogle
Presented By: Kate Humble.

: The Red Shoes

Classic ballet drama starring Anton Walbrook, Moira Shearer and Marius Goring. Ballet impresario Boris Lermontov enlists promising dancer Victoria Page and composer Julian Craster in his company. But when the couple fall in love, Lermontov decides that romance will not interfere with their careers.
Film of the Day: page 39. (1948, U)


Director: Michael Powell
Director: Emeric Pressburger
Boris Lermontov: Anton Walbrook
Victoria Page: Moira Shearer
Julian Craster: Marius Goring.

: Krakatoa, East of Java

** Disaster movie starring Maximilian Schell and Diane Baker. Tension is mounting aboard the Batavia Queen as it sails towards Krakatoa, a volcanic island near Java that's about to erupt. Review page 39.
Director Bernard L Kowalski (1969, PG)


Unknown: Maximilian Schell
Unknown: Diane Baker.
Director: Bernard L Kowalski

: Swimming

Coverage from the world championships in Rome, where Olympic champion Rebecca Adlington is expected to compete in the women's 800m freestyle. Introduced by Clare Balding, with commentary from Andy Jameson and Adrian Moorhouse. Further coverage tomorrow at 5pm.


Unknown: Rebecca Adlington
Introduced By: Clare Balding
Unknown: Andy Jameson
Unknown: Adrian Moorhouse.

: Dad's Army

A Man of Action. Captain Mainwaring declares martial law after a bomb explodes on the outskirts of Walmington-on-Sea and disrupts power supplies. Writers David Croft and Jimmy Perry


Unknown: David Croft
Unknown: Jimmy Perry

: BBC Proms 2009

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, Clive Anderson introduces a celebration of 75 years of MGM musicals. Conductor John Wilson has painstakingly reconstructed the scores of the original orchestral parts, which were lost when Hollywood studio MGM's music library was demolished. Wilson's orchestra and singing stars from the classical and musical theatre worlds - including soprano Sarah Fox , baritone Thomas Allen and the vocalists Kim Criswell, Curtis Stigers and Seth "Family Guy"
MacFarlane, along with the Maida Vale Singers - perform songs from movies including The Wizard of Oz, Singin' in the Rain, Meet Me in St Louis, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, High Society and Gigi. Director Ian Russell ; Series editor Oliver Macfarlane
bbc.co.uk/proms Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel Also broadcast live on BBC Radio 3


Introduces: Clive Anderson
Conductor: John Wilson
Soprano: Sarah Fox
Baritone: Thomas Allen
Unknown: Kim Criswell
Unknown: Curtis Stigers
Director: Ian Russell
Editor: Oliver MacFarlane

: Have I Got a Bit More News for You

Celebrity guests join in the fun on the satirical current affairs quiz show, with Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.
Director Paul Wheeler


Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton.
Director: Paul Wheeler

: Blood and Guts: a History of Surgery

5/5. Bloody Beginnings. The early days of surgery were pretty barbaric and the surgeon's knife was more likely to kill you than cure you. Michael Mosley reveals how surgery cast off its murky history of butchery and body-snatching to become the sophisticated, ground-breaking science of today. Producer Emma Jay ; Series producer Claudia Lewis
First shown on BBC4


Unknown: Michael Mosley
Producer: Emma Jay
Producer: Claudia Lewis

: The Culture Show

4/8. Lawrence Pollard presents highlights of the Port Eliot literary festival in Cornwall and speaks to some of the authors taking part, Denise Mina visits acclaimed writer David Peace in Leeds and Miranda Sawyer interviews rock group The Dead Weather.
Shown last Wednesday Miranda Sawyer on celebrity suffering: page 14


Unknown: Lawrence Pollard
Unknown: Denise Mina
Unknown: David Peace
Unknown: Miranda Sawyer

: Home & Corden

5/6. The vague critics engage in more ineffectual artistic debate, and Xander interrupts Jibson's work presentation with embarrassing details from their public school days.
Director Kathy Burke First shown on BBC3


Director: Kathy Burke

: Pinero

Gritty biographical drama starring Benjamin Bratt as influential playwright and poet Miguel Pifiero. Following an abusive upbringing and a spell in jail, Pinero becomes a pivotal figure in the New York art scene. But his meteoric rise is matched by an equally rapid fall. Review p39.
Director Leon Ichaso (2001, 18)


Unknown: Benjamin Bratt
Unknown: Miguel Pifiero.
Director: Leon Ichaso
Miguel Pifiero: Benjamin Bratt
Miguel Algarin: Giancario Esposito
Sugar: Talisa Soto
Tito: Nelson Vasquez
Reinaldo Povod: Michael Irby
Edgar: Michael Wright
Mother: Rita Moreno
Father: Jaime Sanchez

: Carandiru

True-life drama set in Brazil's notorious prison, starring Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos and Milton Goncalves.
A new doctor arrives at Carandiru to set up an Aids-prevention programme for the inmates, In Portuguese with English subtitles. Review page 39. Director Hector Babenco (2003, 15)


Unknown: Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos
Unknown: Milton Goncalves.
Director: Hector Babenco

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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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