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: For Schools, Colleges

9.5 Treffpunkt: Deutschland Schule
9.25 Athlete
3: High Jump
9.52 Look and Read
What is a King's Dragon?
10.15 Maths-in-a-Box
The Big Cover-Up
10.35-10.55 Going to Work
The First Week at Work
11.2 Hyn o Fyd. Daeareg 3: 0 Ddwr i Dir
(This World)

: You and Me: Take My Hand: 3

Benglsu Winnick takes Adem, Ebru and Eda to see how baklavas are made, and tells a traditional Turkish-Cypriot story in English.


Presenter: Benglsu Winnick
Illustrations: Rod Jordan
Producer: Roy Thompson

: For Schools, Colleges

11.40 Maths File. 7: Pattern
A painting is stolen by a thief with an eye for pattern. Producer DAVID TAFT
Series producer DAVID ROSEVEARE
12.5 pm 16 Up
3: A Place to Live


Producer: David Taft
Producer: David Roseveare
Det-Insp Fred Newton: Tony Hughes
WPC Susan Jones/Gallery director: Jacqueline Clarke
' Q '/Jacques Fromage: Robin Scobey

: Closedown

: Midday News


Weather forecaster: Michael Fish

: Pebble Mill at One

Today's programme deludes Dig This presented by Peter Seabrook. The lunchtime programme's gardening expert offers help and advice to all gardeners and reports on the latest horticultural aids and developments.
BBC Birmingham


Presenter: Donny MacLeod
Presenter: Marian Foster
Presenter: Bob Langley
Expert: Peter Seabrook
Editor: Jim Dumighan

: How Do You Do?: Dressing Up

A See-Saw programme
Carmen Munroe introduces rhymes and counting games and tells a story.


Presenter: Carmen Munroe
Illustrated by: Joan Hickson
Percussion: Greg Knowles
Musical Director: Peter Pettinger
Designer: John Holland
Executive Producer: Cynthia Felgate
Writer/Producer: Carole Ward

: For Schools, Colleges

2.2 Scene
A group of four friends fancy a cycle trip to the country. It's unknown territory for them, and Benny, in particular, looks forward to impressing the ' natives ' with a brand-new racing bike. But the experience affects the group in ways they hadn't foreseen.
Film editor PETER EVANS
Directed by ROGER TONGE
2.35 A Good Job with Prospects Prospects for the Disabled


Unknown: Barry Purchese
Editor: Peter Evans
Directed By: Roger Tonge
Gaz: Perry Benson
Sharon: Kim Clifford
Steve (Legsy): Mark Draper
Benny: Mark Farmer
Maurice: Ben Forster
George: Phillip Joseph
David (Omo): Alrick Riley

: Closedown

: Eira Ddoe

The Snows of Yesteryear
(English transmitters only. First shown on BBC Cymru/Wales)

: Play School

A programme for children under 5

: Undercover Elephant

in Pain in the Brain

: Jackanory: The Indian in the Cupboard: 5: The Feast

by Lynne Reid Banks
with Martin Jarvis


Writer: Lynne Reid Banks
Storyteller: Martin Jarvis

: Think Again: Bang, Bang, Bang

Johnny Ball invites you to sit down and goes Bang, Bang, Bang
Each week Johnny takes an entertaining excursion into an aspect of everyday life that you might be taking for granted.
This week he delves into the past, present and future of explosions. Did you know there are safety devices that are explosive? Meanwhile, think again - what sort of thing has to explode to get you moving?
BBC Bristol
Think of a Number, £2.95, from bookshops


Presenter/Writer: Johnny Ball
Designer: Adrian Smith
Executive Producer: Cynthia Felgate
Producer: Albert Barber

: Grange Hill: Part 12

by Alan Janes
A series in 18 parts

Tommy has left it too late to put his name down for the trip to France. However, Tucker as usual has a solution.


Writer: Alan Janes
Devised By: Phil Redmond
Film Editor: Pauline Dykes
Designer: Paul Allen
Executive Producer: Anna Home
Director: Colin Cant
Alan Humphries: George Armstrong
First French boy: Yves Aubert
Cathy Hargreaves: Lyndy Brill
Tucker Jenkins: Todd Carty
Justin Bennett: Robert Craig Morgan
Christopher: Paul Ellison
Trisha Yates: Michelle Herbert
Second French boy: Mark Koenig
Tommy Watson: Paul McCarthy
French customs officer: Robert McBain
Mr Baxter: Michael Cronin
Mr Ellis: Eric Mason
School secretary: Stella Monsell
Miss Lexington: Allyson Rees

: The Perishers

Written by Maurice Dodd
Featuring Leonard Rossiter as 'Boot'
with Judy Bennett, Sheila Steafel and Peter Hawkins
A Film Fair presentation


Writer: Maurice Dodd
Boot: Leonard Rossiter
Voices: Judy Bennett
Voices: Sheila Steafel
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Executive Producer: Graham Clutterbuck

: Evening News

Kenneth Kendall; Weatherman


Presenter: Kenneth Kendall

: Regional news magazines and Nationwide

Look East, Look North
Look North West, Midlands Today Nationwide (London and SE) Points West, South Today Spotlight South West
Based in London, but reporting from all over the country, the programme brings you an up-to-the-minute analysis of events in the news
Including Down to Earth: the guide to easy gardening with Alan Titchmarsh
And at 6.45 Sportswide with Desmond Lynam
(Regional details as Monday)


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Desmond Lynam

: The Superstars: The Men's Final for the Ferguson Trophy

Seven new Superstars records have been set in this series. The historic City of Bath provides an outstanding setting for the UK Final of the Men's Championship.

The finalists:

Keith Fielding, the 'Champion of the Champions' from High Wycombe
Lynn Davies, the steeplechase record holder and runner-up in the 'Challenge of the Champions'
Mike Hazelwood, World Water-Ski Jump Champion and winner at Cwmbran
David Jenkins, Olympic athlete, who also qualified at Cwmbran
Andy Ripley, international rugby giant, who won at Peterborough
Mike Channon, Southampton striker and cricketing 'hit-man' from Peterborough
Jim Fox, 'Past Masters' Champion and canoeing record holder
Peter Bonetti, the goal-keeping legend who dramatically won the obstacle course to qualify from the 'Past Masters'

(Produced in collaboration with Trans World International and Candid Productions Inc.)


Commentator: David Vine
Commentator: Ron Pickering
Contestant: Keith Fielding
Contestant: Lynn Davies
Contestant: Mike Hazelwood
Contestant: David Jenkins
Contestant: Andy Ripley
Contestant: Mike Channon
Contestant: Jim Fox
Contestant: Peter Bonetti
BBC Production Team: Laurence Vulliamy
BBC Production Team: David Pickthall
BBC Production Team: Deanna Hanney
BBC Production Team: John Gilpin
Designer: John Bristow
Television Production: Peter Hylton Cleaver

: The Walls of Jericho: 3: Sunshine and Storm

by Luanshya Greer
A series of seven episodes
Starring Sara Kestelman, lain Cuthbertson, Tom Watson and Rosalind Lloyd

Sophia is finding the progress too slow in Edinburgh and decides on an alternative plan of attack.

BBC Scotland
Book (same title), £1.95, available from bookshops from 19 February


Writer: Luanshya Greer
Devised by: Maggie Allen
Designer: David McKenzie
Producer: Roderick Graham
Director: Jackie Willows
Sophia Jex-Blake: Sara Kestelman
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson: Rosalind Lloyd
Alexander Russel: Iain Cuthbertson
Mrs Jex-Blake: Helen Shingler
Henry Littlejohn: Tom Watson
Henry Fawcett: Jonathan Newth
Edith Pechey: Mary Rutherford
Isabel Thorne: Lois Baxter
Dr Anstie: Richard Pearson
Mr Norton: John Woodnutt
First landlord: John Young
Second landlord: Finlay Welsh
First MP: Arthur Boland
Second MP: Wallace Campbell
First workman: Iain Glass
Second workman: James Kennedy
Man on stair: Ray Jeffries
Woman on stair: Anne Downie

: Points of View

Barry Took presents more of your comments on BBC tv programmes.
Send your letters to Points of View, [Address removed]


Presenter: Barry Took
Producer: Tim Simmons

: Nine O'Clock News

with Richard Baker and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world.
Weekend Weather: Michael Fish


Presenter: Richard Baker
Weather forecaster: Michael Fish

: International Ice Skating

The European Figure Skating Championships from Innsbruck featuring
The Ice Dance Championship

Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean from Nottingham bid for their first European medal. Their opposition is likely to include the Olympic and defending champions Natalia Linichuk and Gennadi Karponosov as well as their fellow Soviets, the former champions Irina Moiseeva and Andrei Minenkov. Britain's second couple Karen Barker and Nicky Slater from Altrincham are expected to improve on last year's eighth place.
With news of the Ladies' Championship.

(Television Presentation Austrian Television Service)


Commentator: Alan Weeks
Producer: David Kenning
Skater: Jayne Torvill
Skater: Christopher Dean
Skater: Natalia Linichuk
Skater: Gennadi Karponosov
Skater: Irina Moiseeva
Skater: Andrei Minenkov
Skater: Karen Barker
Skater: Nicky Slater

: Peter Skellern: The Demon Drink

For the past four weeks our intrepid musician has told the musical story of his life, first in Bury, then at the Guildhall School of Music in London, from where he moved on to Shaftesbury in Dorset.

Featuring The London Saxophone Quartet and Equale Brass

(Recorded on location at The Orangery, Holland Park, London, and The Black Horse, Richmond upon Thames.)

(First shown on BBC2)


Presenter/Writer: Peter Skellern
Musicians: The London Saxophone Quartet
Musicians: Equale Brass
Director: Simon Betts
Producer: Ken Griffin

: Royal Heritage: 5: The First Three Georges

The story of Britain's royal builders and collectors. Told by Huw Wheldon

Trooping the Colour was first performed, Kew Gardens planted and the Royal Academy founded under the first three Georges.
Encouraged by George I and George II, Handel composed his greatest music and Gainsborough was George III 's portrait painter. The Gold State Coach in which George III rode to open his first parliament reflects the confidence of the 18th century, yet across its ordered landscapes hung the shadow of rebellion and, for the king, personal tragedy.

"Never a dull moment and matched at every point by a wealth of authoritative pictorial material." (Yorkshire Post)


(Book (same title), £14.75, from bookshops)


Presenter: Huw Wheldon
Historical Adviser: J.N. Plumb
Executive Producer: Richard Cawston
Producer: Michael Gill
Director: David Heycock

: Late Film: Subterfuge

Starring Joan Collins, Gene Barry, Richard Todd

A special American security agent - ruthless, dedicated, apparently on holiday in England - appears to be disowned by his organisation. Yet within four hours of landing at London Airport, Donovan is involved in a murder, is kidnapped and, in the process, poses a big problem for Colonel Redmayne, Controller D16, and his team.
Films: p 21
(First showing on British television)


Writer: David Whitaker
Producer: Trevor Wallace
Producer: Peter Snell
Director: Peter Graham Scott
Donovan: Gene Barry
Anne: Joan Collins
Redmayne: Richard Todd
Langley: Tom Adams
Donetta: Suzanna Leigh
Goldsmith: Michael Rennie
Shevik: Marius Goring
Pannell: Scott Forbes
Kitteridge: Colin Gordon
Dr Lundgren: Guy Deghy

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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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