Programme Index

Discover 10,100,220 listings and 231,848 playable programmes from the BBC

Wimbledon 96
The start of two weeks' live coverage from the All England Club. Introduced by Desmond Lynam and Sue Barker.
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Andrew Duncan Interviews Desmond Lynam: page 16; Wimbledon preview: p 22; Competitions and Giveaways: p

Cricket: Second Test
Further live coverage from Lord's.

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Presenter (Wimbledon):
Desmond Lynam
Presenter (Wimbledon):
Sue Barker

Tim Vincent, Stuart Miles, Katy Hill and Romana D'Annunzio say goodbye for the summer, and reveal the destination for this year's Summer Expedition. Plus a report on ten-year-old James Malcolm as he prepares for the title role in the musical Oliver!. Rptd tomorrow 7.55am. (Stereo) (Subtitled)


Tim Vincent
Stuart Miles
Katy Hill
Romana D'Annunzio
James Malcolm

Live action from the opening day. The commentary team are John Barrett, John Alexander, Chris Bailey, Mark Cox, Barry Davies, Ann Jones, David Mercer, Pam Shriver, Bill Threlfall, Julian Tutt and Virginia Wade.

Cricket: Second Test
The final day's play between England and India from Lord's. Introduced by Tony Lewis.


Commentary (Wimbledon):
John Barrett
Commentary (Wimbledon):
John Alexander
Commentary (Wimbledon):
Chris Bailey
Commentary (Wimbledon):
Mark Cox
Commentary (Wimbledon):
Barry Davies
Commentary (Wimbledon):
Ann Jones
Commentary (Wimbledon):
David Mercer
Commentary (Wimbledon):
Pam Shriver
Commentary (Wimbledon):
Bill Threlfall
Commentary (Wimbledon):
Julian Tutt
Commentary (Wimbledon):
Virginia Wade
Presenter (Cricket):
Tony Lewis

In the last of a six-part series that looks at ancestry, biologist and writer Steve Jones explores how humans now control their own genetic destiny. He claims that by reducing infant mortality we have ended evolution, and that the human race is entering a new era of genetic health.
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Steve Jones
Robin Brightwell
Dana Purvis
Series Producer:
Tessa Livingstone

Regional Variations (2)

Building Sights

Series 4

Alton Estate

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for over a year

First transmitted in 1996, architect Sir Richard Rogers praises the Alton Housing Estate in Roehampton, south London. Show more

The third in a new series of six programmes that relive great sporting rivalries.

As unemployment, inner city rioting and an assassination attempt on the Queen distress the country in 1981, the Ashes clash sees Ian Botham sacked as England cricket captain after two disastrous results. The England team are quoted at 500-1 to beat Australia and retain the trophy. With odds like that, and the pressure taken off Botham, could the unthinkable possibly happen?
(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Danny Fenton
Executive Producer:
Tony Moss

Continuing the repeat episodes from the first series.

Scully, upset by a death in the family, becomes entangled in the cruel machinations of a serial killer on the loose and a condemned murderer on Death Row. For once, it's Mulder who is sceptical.
Gillian Anderson presents Future Fantastic on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1.
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Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Fox Mulder:
David Duchovny
Dana Scully:
Gillian Anderson
Luther Boggs:
Brad Dourif
Captain Jonathan Scully:
Don Davis
Margaret Scully:
Sheila Larken
Lucas Henry:
Lawrence King
Agent Thomas:
Fred Henderson
Warden Joseph Cash:
Don MacKay
Liz Hawley:
Lisa Vultaggio
Jim Summers:
Chad Willett
Kathrynn Chisholm
Randy Lee
ER doctor:
Len Rose

Open University
12.30 "Madmen and Specialists" by Wole Soyinka

Summer Nights
2.00 Fit for Summer-Collections 1

BBC Focus
4.00 Royal Institution Discourse: Chemistry of the Interstellar Medium
5.00 Wise Up: Women Into Science
5.15 Department of Health Special: Changing Childbirth
5.30 RCN Nursing Update

Open University
6.00 Measuring the Earth and the Moon
6.25 Polar Oceans
6.50 Home and Away


Writer (Madmen and Specialists):
Wole Soyinka

BBC Two England

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