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: ( only) Open University

6-40 Computers: Future Developments.
7.5 Language Opportunities. 7.30 Conversation Analysis,

: Ryder Cup Golf

Great Britain and Europe v
The United States from Walton Heath Golf Club for the Sun Alliance Ryder Cup
Harry Carpenter introduces coverage of the foursome matches on the first morning of this biennial match that started in 1927. JACK NICKLAUS , TOM WATSON , LEE TREVINO , BEN CRENSHAW and the 1981 Open Champion BILL ROGERS are some of the great names of modern golf who help to make up the strongest ever American team. NICK FALDO , PETER OOSTERHUIS , SANDY LYLE and BERNHARD LANGER of West Germany are some of the leading players in the home team who will be attempting to defeat the Americans for the second time since 1957.
Ryder Cup reports on Ceefax


Unknown: Jack Nicklaus
Unknown: Tom Watson
Unknown: Lee Trevino
Unknown: Ben Crenshaw
Unknown: Bill Rogers
Unknown: Nick Faldo
Unknown: Peter Oosterhuis
Unknown: Sandy Lyle
Unknown: Bernhard Langer

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Weather Anne Purvis

: Regional News

(London and SE only: Financial
Report and News Headlines with sub-titles for the hard-of-hearing)

: Pebble Mill at One

Today's special guest is Topol, star of Fiddler on the Roof, and more recently, For Your Eyes Only.
Peter Seabrook begins a new series of Dig This, with gardening advice from the Pebble Mill plot and the launch of his 1981 Giant Vegetable Competition.
Music from Steeleye Span
Editor JIM DUMIGHAN BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Donny MacLeod
Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: Peter Seabrook

: Chigley: Binnie and Bessie

A See-Saw programme. (Repeat)

: Ryder Cup Golf

Great Britain and Europe v
The United States
! from Walton Heath
Golf Club for the Sun Alliance Ryder Cup

: Play School

: Heyyy, It's the King

The First King of Mars

: Puzzle Trail

The last of five programmes Presented by TOMMY BOYD with SALLY GRACE
All is revealed. It's important to know that one is not always a pair; and where could you find ones, twos, threes, fours and fives?


Presented By: Tommy Boyd
Unknown: Sally Grace
Director: Frances Gifford
Producer: Clive Doig

: The Space Sentinels

The World Ship

: Rentaghost

A series in five parts by BOB BLOCK 4: Why is there chaos in Painting's Beauty Boutique? Who is Auntie Meg? Why does Ethel wear a dress in the bath? And how does Meaker manage to upset the Perkins this week? and the Pantomime Horse
Incidental music JONATHAN COHEN Producer JEREMY SWAN


Music: Jonathan Cohen
Producer: Jeremy Swan
Director: David Crichton
Timothy: Michael Staniforth
Harold Meaker: Edward Brayshaw
Ethel Meaker: Ann Emery
Tamara Novek: Lynda Marchal
Rose Perkins: Hal Dyer
Arthur Perkins: Jeffrey Segal
Mr Bottomley: Norman Mitchell
Mrs Bottomley: Paddie O'Neil
Secretary: Diana Martin
Mr Painting: Christopher Biggins
Frank Soames: Tim Stern

: Willo the Wisp

The Hot Hot Day With the voices of KENNETH WILLIAMS


Unknown: Kenneth Williams

: Evening News

Kenneth Kendall ; Weatherman


Unknown: 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
Presented by FRANK BOUGH
SUE LAWLEY, RICHARD KERSHAW HUGH SCULLY and SUE COOK And at 6.45 Sportswide with Desmond Lynam


Presented By: Frank Bough
Unknown: Richard Kershaw
Unknown: Hugh Scully
Unknown: Desmond Lynam

: It's a Knockout

(Jeux sans Frontieres)
The first international heat in which seven teams compete for the chance to represent their country in the international final. Tonight's programme comes from Lisbon in Portugal.
The teams competing are Great Britain: Dartmouth Belgium: Herent France: Digne
Italy: Montorio Al Vomano Portugal: Lisbon
Switzerland: Rancate Yugoslavia: Osijek Introduced by Eladio Climaco and Alice Cruz
Commentator Stuart Hall Producer GEOFFREY WILSON
Presentation PORTUGUESE TV service BBC Manchester


Introduced By: Eladio ClimacO
Introduced By: Alice Cruz
Commentator: Stuart Hall
Producer: Geoffrey Wilson

: Rosie

The first of seven programmes written by ROY CLARKE starring Paul Greenwood as Rosie and Tony Haygarth as PC Wilmot Tune on a Silent Dog Whistle
Rosie, now moving in to live with Wilmot, finds the scene more dangerously domestic than he anticipated.
Studio lighting DICKIE HIGHAM Studio sound PETER BARVILLE Designer PAUL ALAN


Written By: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Paul Greenwood
Unknown: Tony Haygarth
Unknown: Dickie Higham
Unknown: Peter Barville
Designer: Paul Alan
Producer: Bernard Thompson
Vinnie: Jim McManus
Chief Insp Dunwoody: Paul Luty
' Englebert ' ': Albert Shepherd
Checkout girl: Judith Byfield
Maureen: Maggie Ollerenshaw
Millie: Patricia Kneale
Ida: Lorraine Peters
Gillian: Frankie Jordan
Brenda Whatmough: Penny Leatherbarrow

: Points of View

Barry Took presents more of your comments on BBC television programmes.
Send your letters to: Points oj View, BBC Television Centre, London W12 8QT


Unknown: Barry Took
Producer: Brian Wolstenholme

: Nine O'Clock News

with John Simpson and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weekend Weather ANNE PURVIS


Unknown: John Simpson
Unknown: Anne Purvis

: Knots Landing

More Than Friends
A vindictive man determined to settle a score with Gary singles out an unsuspecting Val as hi& target for revenge. And rumours about Laura's relationship with her boss get back to Richard.
Written by CAROL ROPER
The theme music on BBC Top TV Themes (record REH 391, cassette zcb 391) from record shops


Written By: Carol Roper
Directed By: Alexander Singer
Gary Ewing: Ted Shackelford
Valene Ewing: Joan van Ark
Ginger Ward: Kim Lankford
Kenny Ward: James Houghton
Sid Fairgate: Don Murray
Karen Fairgate: Michele Lee
Richard Avery: John Pleshette
Laura Avery: Constance McCashin
Abby: Donna Mills

: Regional programmes

LONDON Face the Music: Joseph Cooper challenges the musical wits of Annette Page , Richard Baker and Robin Ray. Guest musician Murray Perahia

SOUTH WEST That's Rich: Craig Rich 's career has been far from predictable. With him in the studio are people who've dramatically altered their lifestyles.

SOUTH The Writers' Programme: a new series of four programmes featuring reviews, previews and interviews with writers from the South. Presented by Neil Lyndon

WEST Public Life: Which Way the Liberals? Peter Brown visits the Liberals' annual assembly in Llandudno.

MIDLANDS Dennis McCarthy's
Weekly Echo: from Nottingham presenting news, views and entertainment. Songs from Tuxedo Bay

EAST Weekend: John Mountford looks at life in the Eastern counties.

NORTH WEST Home Ground: Brian Redhead and Frank Mellor explore the borough of Haltonbirthplace of the chemical industry.

NORTH EAST The Great North Row: David Bean watches a revival of the great days of Victorian oarsmanship by the Tyne Amateur Rowing Club in a race from Tynemouth to Newburn. Comments and songs by Keith Gregson

NORTH The Lancaster Legend: Lincolnshire Memorial. The second of two programmes reliving the presence of the last flying Lancaster bomber in the area.


Music: Joseph Cooper
Unknown: Annette Page
Unknown: Richard Baker
Unknown: Robin Ray.
Musician: Murray Perahia
Unknown: Craig Rich
Presented By: Neil Lyndon
Unknown: Peter Brown
Unknown: Tuxedo Bay East
Unknown: John Mountford
Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Frank Mellor
Unknown: David Bean
Songs By: Keith Gregson

: Ryder Cup Golf

Great Britain and Europe v
The United States from Walton Heath Golf Club for the Sun Alliance Ryder Cup
HARRY CARPENTER introduces coverage of the foursome matches on the first morning of this biennial match that started in 1927. Commentators PETER ALLIS ,CLIVE CLARK , BRUCE CRITCHLEY , ALEX HAY andHENRY COTTON
Producers Richard TILLING and ALASTAIR SCOTT
Executive producer DAVID KENNING


Introduces: Harry Carpenter
Commentators: Peter Allis
Commentators: Clive Clark
Commentators: Bruce Critchley
Unknown: Alex Hay
Unknown: Henry Cotton
Producers: Richard Tilling
Producers: Alastair Scott
Producer: David Kenning

: The Late Film: Story of a Woman

Robert Stack
James Farentino Bibi Andcrsson Annie Girardot
Karin Ullman is haunted by the memory of a past love. The intrusion of that love shatters her cosy world and forces her to choose, between security and passion.
A tempestuous love-story with locations in Sweden and Italy, plus an array of international stars.
Written, produced and directed by LEONARDO BEHCOVICI


Unknown: James Farentino
Unknown: Bibi Andcrsson
Unknown: Annie Girardot
Unknown: Karin Ullman
Directed By: Leonardo Behcovici
Karin: Bibi Andersson
David: Robert Stack
Bruno: James Farentino
Liliana: Annie Girardot
Woman: Didi Perego
Prof Ferrara: Mario Nascimbene
Manzetti: Francesco Mule
Mr Ullman: Frank Sundstrom
Rushenkov: Toiwo Pawlo
Fahlen: Beppe Wolgers
Mrs Ullman: Birgitta Valberg
Cathy: Cathy Riney
: Sissi Erikarosell

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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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