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starts your day with news, sport, weather and travel available to all viewers.

: The Pink Panther Show

Extinct Pink
Le Great Dane Robbery
The Pink Quarterback (R)

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman and Pamela Armstrong


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Pamela Armstrong

: Dallas

Waterloo at Southfork
Miss Ellie forces a showdown with J.R. Custody of John Ross is settled at the divorce hearing.
This week's cast:


Unknown: John Ross
Written By: Arthur Bernard Lewis
Directed By: Leonard Katzman
Miss Ellie: Barbara Bel Geddes
J R: Larry Hagman
Sue Ellen: Linda Gray
Bobby: Patrick Duffy
Pamela: Victoria Principal
Cliff: Ken Kercheval
Lucy: Charlene Tilton
Ray: Steve Kanaly
Donna: Suan Howard
Dusty: Jared Martin
Clayton: Howard Keel
Mitch: Leigh McCloskey
Afton: Audrey Landers
Rebecca: Priscilla Pointer
Jeff Farraday: Art Hindle
Gary Ewing: Ted Shackelford
Valene Ewing: Joan van Ark
Arthur Elrod: Barry Nelson

: Tijuana Toads

The Egg and the Ay-yi-yi

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

with Phillip Schofield


Unknown: Phillip Schofield

: Play School

Presenters Carol Chell and Fred Harris
Story: The Fox and the Crow (traditional) adapted by MICHAEL COLE


Presenters: Carol Chell
Presenters: Fred Harris
Adapted By: Michael Cole

: Jimbo and the Jet Set

Controller's Apprentice (R)

: Five to Eleven

with Geoffrey Wheeler


Unknown: Geoffrey Wheeler

: Manhunt of Mystery Island

A classic cliffhanger serial in 15 episodes starring
10: The Sable Shroud
(For cast see page 46. Next programme tomorrow at 11.5 am)


Lance Reardon: Richard Bailey
Claire Forrest: Linda Stirling

: Woody Woodpecker

Misguided Missile and After the Ball

: On the House

Presented by Pattie Coldwell Harry Greene goes for mood lighting and fits a dimmer switch, while Gilly Love finds Room for a Change in Battersea and turns an empty room into a combined study and guest bedroom.
There's a shoppers' guide to new products in What's in Store, and old furniture when Rick Ball demonstrates that second-hand need not be second best. (R)
Letters and fact sheet requests, with large sae please, to: [address removed]


Presented By: Pattie Coldwell
Presented By: Harry Greene
Unknown: Rick Ball

: Arthur Negus Enjoys

Shugborough, Staffordshire
The capture of a Spanish ship off the Philippines in 1743 provided the Anson family with the wealth to create
Shugborough Hall. Its style and appointments were the best that money could buy. Heraldry expert
David Howard unravels some of the family history, while Arthur Negus looks at the fine furniture.
Director FIONA MCKENZIE Producer ROBIN DRAKE BBC Bristol (R)
(Tomorrow: Deene FarK)


Unknown: David Howard
Unknown: Arthur Negus
Director: Fiona McKenzie
Producer: Robin Drake

: Wildlife on One

Baboons Rule, OK Narrated by David Attenborough
Sam reigns supreme! He's the leader of a troop of baboons living on the rugged hills of the Cape of Good Hope. It's a peaceful family existence. But for how much longer? There are threats from just over the clifftop - not only from subordinate males waiting to challenge Sam's authority, but from the tourists who visit this windswept peninsula. Filmed and directed by RODNEY BORLAND
Written and produced by CAROLINE WEAVER (R)
(Tomorrow: Kuiseb - The Vanishing River)


Unknown: David Attenborough
Directed By: Rodney Borland
Produced By: Caroline Weaver

: One O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Neighbours

Can Danny come to terms with the knowledge of his true self? Will Des and Daphne get together?
These questions are answered as one chapter closes on life in Ramsay Street and a new one begins.
This week's cast:
Directed by MAX VARNEL


Written By: Reg Watson
Unknown: Ginny Lowndes
Directed By: Max Varnel
Max Ramsay: Francis Bell
Shane Ramsay: Peter O'Brien
Danny Ramsay: David Clencie
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Des Clarke: Paul Keane
Daphne Lawrence: Elaine Smith
Zoe Davis: Ally Fowler
Madge Mitchell: Anne Charleston
Clive Gibbons: Geoff Paine
Eileen Clarke: Myra de Groot
Lucy Robinson: Kylie Funker
Mike Young: Guy Pearce

: Wimbledon 87

The Lawn Tennis Championships
The second week of Wimbledon gets underway this afternoon, with perhaps a few more surprises for the seeded players.
Live coverage from Centre and No 1 Courts is described by DAN MASKELL ,
BILL THRELFALL , ANN JONES and VIRGINIA WADE . Introduced by HARRY CARPENTER Television presentation
Executive producer JOHN ROWUNSON


Unknown: Dan Maskell
Unknown: John Barrett
Unknown: Gerald Williams
Unknown: Barry Davies
Unknown: Mark Cox
Unknown: Bill Threlfall
Unknown: Ann Jones
Unknown: Virginia Wade
Introduced By: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston.
Unknown: Fred Viner
Unknown: Alastair Scott.
Unknown: Wendy Sheppard
Producer: Martin Hopkins
Producer: John Rowunson

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield - starting with Lassie Lassie and the Water Bottle (R)


Unknown: Lassie Lassie

: The Voyages of Dr Dolittle

The Strange Doctor (R)

: Blue Peter

with Janet Ellis, Mark Curry and Caron Keating
My Kingdom for a Horse! Sabres will be slashing and flintlocks firing all over Britain this summer! But it takes more than knights-in-armour to restage famous battles. The horses have to be trained as well - with tremendous care to ensure their safety. Watch Caron take to the saddle in her behind-the-scenes report on how the 'battle horses' prepare for the fray and discover which country the team will be exploring for the 1987 Summer Expedition!


(Ceefax Subtitles)


Presenter: Janet Ellis
Presenter: Mark Curry
Presenter: Caron Keating
Assistant Editor: Lewis Bronze
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: The Flintstones

Most Beautiful Baby in Bedrock
A HANNA.BARBERA production

: Six O'Clock News

Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton present the latest pictures, stories and events from
Britain and around the world. Weather JOHN KETTLEY


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: John Kettley

: London Plus

John Stapleton
Lucy Meacock and Steve Clarke bring you all tonight's headlines from London and the south east, and the interviews that will make tomorrow's talking points.
Plus all the day's sport from Michael Wale


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Lucy Meacock
Unknown: Steve Clarke
Unknown: Michael Wale
Editor: Rachel Attwell

: Wogan

Join Terry and his guests for conversation and entertainment live from the Television Theatre.


Unknown: Join Terry

: Head of the Class

As Time Goes By
'A kiss is still a kiss, a sigh is just a sigh' and an influential Board of Education observer just happens to be Charlie's ex-lover.


Written By: Gary Gilbert
Directed By: Peter Baldwin
Charlie Moore: Howard Hesseman
Dr Samuels: William G. Schilling
Bernadette: Jeannetta Arnette
Maria: Leslie Bega
Arvid: Dan Frischman
Darlene............ROBIN GIVENS: Simone Khrystyne Haje
Jawaharlal: Jory Husain
: Alan Tonyo'Dell
Eric: Brian Robbins
Sarah: Kimberly Russell
Dennis .: Dan Schneider
Janice: Tannis Vallely
Suzanne: Isabelle Hoffman

: The Rock 'n' Roll Years

The third series enters an era of harder news stories, in colour, and the music ranges from punk to disco, although rock 'n' roll is by no means dead.
The news: the first national coal strike since 1926 erupts, unemployment figures reach over one million. Prime
Minister Edward Heath signs the Common Market Treaty, 13 civilians are shot dead in Londonderry on 'Bloody
Sunday' and as a reprisal the IRA bomb the Army barracks at Aldershot. The Duke of Windsor and Sir Francis Chichester die and Arab terrorists attack the Munich Olympics.
The music: Don McLean T. Rex , Roberta Flack ,
Roxy Music, David Bowie and the Spiders from Mars, Rod Stewart
Videotape editor DAVE RDCON Research RORY SHEEHAN
Series producer SUE MALLINSON
0 FEATURE: page 4 and INFO: page 77


Unknown: Edward Heath
Unknown: Sir Francis Chichester
Music: Don McLean
Music: T. Rex
Music: Roberta Flack
Music: David Bowie
Unknown: Rod Stewart
Editor: Dave Rdcon
Unknown: Rory Sheehan
Producer: Sue Mallinson

: Sorry!

A comedy series in six parts by IAN DAVIDSON and PETER VINCENT starring Ronnie Corbett and Barbara Lott 5: Little Foxes
As his wedding day approaches, Tim discovers that marriages are not necessarily happy ever after.
Produced and directed by DAVID ASKEY


Unknown: Ian Davidson
Unknown: Peter Vincent
Unknown: Ronnie Corbett
Unknown: Barbara Lott
Directed By: David Askey
Timothy: Ronnie Corbett
Mrs Lumsden: Barbara Lott
Muriel: Marguerite Hardman
Kevin: Derek Fuke
Frank: Roy Holder
Jennifer: Wendy Allnutt
Col Cadden: Jeremy Hawk
Workman: Len Collin
Old lady: Margot Boht

: Nine O'Clock News

Julia Somerville and Andrew Harvey present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad
Regional News Weather


Unknown: Julia Somerville
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Panorama

The Fight for Control
The worldwide war against AIDS has moved to a new battleground. While scientists strive to find a cure, legislators try to balance public health with individual liberty.
Panorama reports from three cities on the AIDS frontline, Sao Paulo in Brazil, Munich in Germany and Minneapolis in America; and examines contrasting ways of dealing with AIDS sufferers.
Should the victims be kept apart to protect the healthy or should the state take more care of those who catch this new plague? Reporter
Tom Mangold


Unknown: Tom Mangold
Producer: Mike Hogan
Editor: David Dickinson

: Wimbledon 87

Match of the Day Introduced by DESMOND LYNAM and GERALD WILLIAMS
The best of the action from today's play plus analysis and a round-up of all the day's news.


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Introduced By: Gerald Williams

: Arena

Dennis Potter
'You can open your veins on television more easily than anywhere. It's the last stronghold for the individualist writer.'
Over the last 20 years, Dennis Potter has established himself as not only television's most celebrated playwright but also its most outspoken.
His powerful and daring plays from Stand Up
Nigel Barton , written after he stood for Parliament in 1964, through Pennies from Heaven, to the triumph of The Singing Detective have provoked the most extreme reactions both for and against.
Above all, Potter takes a moral position - he describes himself as a religious dramatist. Throughout his work he mines recurring themes and obsessions - his childhood in the Forest of Dean, illness, his sense of the self, sex, the techniques of television itself.
As an introduction to a season of Dennis Potter plays, starting tomorrow, here's a second chance to see the Arena interview in which he discusses the feelings and attitudes that motivate him. Research JANE BYWATERS Producer ANTHONY WALL


Unknown: Dennis Potter
Unknown: Dennis Potter
Unknown: Nigel Barton
Unknown: Dennis Potter

: Weather

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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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