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: CBeebies: Fimbles

Followed by Take a Bow

: CBBC: Uncle Max

Followed by Thumb Wrestling Federation: TWF

: CBBC: Gimme a Break

Followed by Diddy Dick & Dom

: CBBC: Da Dick and Dom Dairies

Fun for children.

: CBBC: Ml High

: CBBC: Undercover Dads

Fathers try to win prizes for their kids.

: Something for the Weekend

Singer Little Boots and actress Jill Halfpenny join Tim Lovejoy, Louise Redknapp and chef Simon Rimmer for discussion and recipes.
BBC Good Food Magazine price, £3.10


Guest: Little Boots
Guest: Jill Halfpenny
Presenter: Tim Lovejoy
Presenter: Louise Redknapp
Chef: Simon Rimmer

: Step Up to the Plate

Three medics from Swansea compete against professional chefs James Tanner and John Burton Race. Presented by Anton Du Beke.


Chef: James Tanner
Chef: John Burton Race
Presenter: Anton du Beke

: The War Lover

War drama starring Steve McQueen and Robert Wagner. Bomber pilot Buzz
Rickson makes a move on the woman that his co-pilot, Ed Bolland, has started dating.
Review page 40 (1962, PG) (BW)


Director: Philip Leacock
Buzz Rickson: Steve McQueen
Ed Bolland: Robert Wagner

: Golf

Live coverage of the final day of the Women's British Open from Royal Lytham & St Annes. Ji-Yai Shin claimed victory last year with a final round of 66. Hazel Irvine presents.


Golfer: Ji-Yai Shin
Presenter: Hazel Irvine

: Swimming

Coverage from the final day of the world championships in Rome. David Davies is likely to be in the men's 1500m freestyle final, having decided not to compete in the open-water event, a category in which he won Olympic silver last year. Clare Balding hosts. Andy Jameson and Adrian Moorhouse commentate.
Press red for coverage from Rome 5.00-7.30pm


Swimmer: David Davies
Presenter: Clare Balding
Commentator: Andy Jameson
Commentator: Adrian Moorhouse

: Dragons' Den: 3/8

Former Pebble Mill at One presenter Josephine Buchan seeks investment in a new musical. Also a duo from Rugby with a wheelie-bin accessory, a Welsh student inspired by a GCSE project, and East End brothers looking to build their car-servicing company.
Shown last Wednesday
Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
Photo gallery and blogs: [web address removed]


Entrepreneur: Josephine Buchan

: Top Gear: 7/7

Jeremy Clarkson and James May are set the task of creating a memorable TV ad for Volkswagen. James tries to fill every second of airtime with some immensely complicated information about fuel economy while Jeremy just wants everything to explode. Also, Richard Hammond looks for an alternative to boring German sports saloons and ends up going mostly sideways in the new Vauxhall VXR8 Bathurst, before discovering it has a more interesting and practical sister for those of a rural persuasion. American chat show presenter Jay Leno is the Star in the Reasonably Priced Car.
Repeated tomorrow at 7pm [web address removed]
Features and Photo Gallery: [web address removed]
BBC Top Gear Magazine: available monthly, price £3.95
The Alison Graham column: page 47


Presenter: Jeremy Clarkson
Presenter: James May
Presenter: Richard Hammond
Guest: Jay Leno
Director: Phil Churchward
Executive Producer: Andy Wilman

: Man on Wire

Fascinating drama documentary that details the preparation for, and execution of, one of the most daring stunts of all time. On 7 August Frenchman Philippe Petit took a tightrope walk between the Twin Towers of New York's World Trade Center, incurring the wrath of the authorities.
His outrageous feat was dubbed by some as "the artistic crime of the century".
In English, and French with subtitles.
Film of the Day: page 40 (2007, 12)
Behind the scenes: page 10; Andrew Collins: p37


Subject: Philippe Petit
Director: James Marsh

: Mock the Week: 4/13

With guests Adam Hills and Alun Cochrane.
Shown last Thursday


Guest: Adam Hills
Guest: Alun Cochrane

: Miss Firecracker

Gentle comedy drama starring Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen and Tim Robbins. Carnelle Scott is young and full of dreams - and feeling marooned in Yazoo City, Mississippi. Her only way out is to emulate her gorgeous cousin Elain by winning the town's beauty pageant on the Fourth of July.
Review page 40 (1989, PG)


Director: Thomas Schlamme
Carnelle Scott: Holly Hunter
Elain Rutledge: Mary Steenburgen
Delmount Williams: Tim Robbins
Popeye Jackson: Alfre Woodard
MacSam: Scott Glenn
Tessy Mahoney: Veanne Cox
Miss Blue: Ann Wedgeworth
Benjamin Drapper: Trey Wilson

: Mr Jealousy

Romantic comedy drama starring Eric Stoltz and Annabella Sciorra. At the tender age of 15, Lester Grimm loses his first girlfriend to an older man. From that day onwards, he becomes overly possessive and jealous of all his dates.
Review page 40 (1997)


Director: Noah Baumbach
Lester Grimm: Eric Stoltz
Ramona Ray: Annabella Sciorra
Dashiell Frank: Chris Eigeman
Vince: Carlos Jacott
Lucretia: Marianne Jean-Baptiste
Stephen: Brian Kerwin
Dr Poke: Peter Bogdanovich
Irene: Bridget Fonda

: BBC News

: The Super League Show

Highlights of top-flight games.
Shown at 12.05pm on BBC1 North

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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.

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