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: Ceefax AM

: Leon Errol: Girls, Girls, Girls

(An RKO film)
(Black and white)


[Actor]: Leon Errol

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman and Pamela Armstrong
The latest sports news and comment from Bob Wilson and Sally Jones
Alan Titchmarsh looks at the world of television.
Regional news and travel updates at 7.15, 7.45,8.15 Weather forecast from Francis Wilson at


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Pamela Armstrong
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Sally Jones
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Francis Wilson

: The Pink Panther Show: Pink Tuba-Dore; Dune Bug; Sink Pink

Today: Pink Tuba-Dore; Dune Bug; Sink Pink (R)

: Children's BBC

But first this ... something a little different, a sort of magazine between the programmes with Anthea Turner.
Starting with Children's Island
A drama serial in eight parts 6: Is the Moon Really a Cheese-Ball?
The missing children learn how much they depend on one another. In the White House, William decides to take his story of the SOS message to the press. and Directed by NATHANIEL GUTMAN Produced by EUSABETH WOLTERS -ALFS (R)


Presenter: Anthea Turner.
Directed By: Nathaniel Gutman
Produced By: Eusabeth Wolters
Tommy: Timothy Stark
Stanley: Stefan Gates
William: J D Roth
President: George Montgomery
Mr Grant: Richard Haines
Mr Grant: Audrey Stark,
Mr Grant: Nicholas Laurents,
Mr Grant: Clare Marshall,
Mr Grant: Julie Marshall,
Mr Grant: Jonathan Taylor,
Mr Grant: Pat Saunders,
Mr Grant: Peter Tunstall,
Mr Grant: David Abbott,
Mr Grant: Ronald France,
Mr Grant: Dermod Judge

: Hartbeat

with Tony Hart , Joanna Kirk and Zippo and Company Light
There are shadows and torches, stars and spectacular meteorites to make bonfire night go with a bang! (R)


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Joanna Kirk

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

But first ... your birthday greetings with Anthea Turner followed by Play School Presenters
Sheelagh Gilbey , Fred Harris Story: Half Moon and One Whole Star by CRESCENT DRAGONWAGON and The Perishers written by MAURICE DODD featuring
Leonard Rossiter as 'Boot' Music by TREVOR JONES (R)


Unknown: Anthea Turner
Unknown: Sheelagh Gilbey
Unknown: Fred Harris
Written By: Maurice Dodd
Unknown: Leonard Rossiter
Music By: Trevor Jones

: Five to Eleven

with some pupils from
Twyford Church of England High School

: Children's BBC

But first this ... your summertime magazine between the programmes including
Zorro's Fighting Legion A classic eight-part serial starring
Reed Hadley as Zorro Sheila Darcy as Volita
7: Zorro plans a deception but instead becomes a target.


Unknown: Reed Hadley
Unknown: Zorro Sheila Darcy

: Video Active

Six introductory guides to making home videos 5: Effective Illusions
Sue Robbie discovers from two young video makers how they used special effects and animation techniques to give their videos mood and atmosphere. She also looks at a range of methods for transferring film and slides to video. (R) (e)
Video, £9.99, book, £4.95, from retailers or BBC Publications

: Dallas

The Ewing Touch
Cliff loses out to Bobby and blames Pam. Ellie invites Frank Crutcher to meet the family.
Directed by LEONARD KATZMAN (R) (For cast see page 38)


Unknown: Frank Crutcher
Written By: Howard Lakin
Directed By: Leonard Katzman

: One O'Clock News

with Philip Hayton


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Weather John Kettley

: Neighbours

Daphne and Zoe plan a night out for Max while Paul and Helen make an interesting discovery.
(For cast see page 38. Shown ogam tomorrow at 10.5am)

: Brother Sun, Sister Moon

Graham Faulkner Judi Bowker
'I was in darkness.
Brother Sun illuminated my soul and I saw at last.'
Recovering from an illness, young
Francesco Di Bernardone becomes aware of the manifestations of nature. Tormented by the profits his father made out of war as well as by the miseries of his employees, Francesco renounces worldly wealth and sets off to rebuild the ruined church of San Damiano.
Franco Zeffirelli 's beautiful film tells the story of the early life of St Francis of Assisi.
Words and music composed and sung by DONOVAN
Original screenplay by SUSO CECCHI D'AMICO
0 FILMS: page 19


Unknown: Graham Faulkner
Unknown: Judi Bowker
Unknown: Francesco Di Bernardone
Unknown: Franco Zeffirelli
Play By: Suso Cecchi D'Amico
Unknown: Kenneth Ross.
Unknown: Lina Wertmuller
Unknown: Franco Zeffirelli
Produced By: Luciano Perugia
Directed By: Franco Zeffirelli
Francesco: Graham Faulkner
Clare: Judi Bowker
Bernardo: Leigh Lawson
Paolo: Kenneth Cranham
Pietro Di Bemardone: Lee Montague
Pica Di Bemardone: Valentina Cortese
Pope Innocent III: Alec Guinness
Silvestro: Michael Feast
Giocondo: Nicholas Willatt
Bishop Guide: John Sharp
Consul: Adolfo Celi
Deodato: Francesco Guerrieri

: Swim

Andrew Harvey introduces ten programmes for swimmers and non-swimmers of all ages. 9: Fitness
Producer JOHN DOBSON (R) (e)


Introduces: Andrew Harvey
Producer: John Dobson

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with All New Popeye Show
More misadventures with Popeye, the spinach-guzzling cartoon sailor.
I wouldn't Take that Mare to the Fair on a Dare and Cliff-hanger, Parts 1 and 2.

: Roobarb

When Roobarb was being bored, then not being bored Told by Richard Briers Written by GRANGE CALVELEY Animation by BOB GODFREY (R)


Told By: Richard Briers
Written By: Grange Calveley
Unknown: Bob Godfrey

: Silas

A serial in 12 parts
11: Silas ignored Mr Sandal'swarning and has led Jasper to the middle of the city. They are followed by a suspicious-looking old man who believes Silas to be the Son of a rich man. in) * CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Silas: Patrick Bach
wdik: Lucki Molocher
Shrew: Ingeborg Lapsien
Mr Sandal: Hans-Helmut Dickow
Mrs Sandal: Evelyne Pianka
Jasper: Armin Schawe
Teacher: Gunter Meisner
Jones: Jacques van Dooren
Baldrien: André Raffard
Dock-keeper: Charles Moulin

: Newsround

: Newsround Special: By Sail and Saddle

Two Great Adventures
Introduced by Roger Finn
The seafaring perils of Cape Horn and the great
Pilgrimage of the Crusader
Knights come together in this Newsround Special about two modern-day adventurers, Tim Severin and Nigel Seymour.
Tim is following the tracks of the Crusaders across Europe, riding a knight's charger. Mary Downing catches up with him in Hungary.
Nigel attempts to paddle round Cape Horn , at the tip of South America, in a kaymaran - two kayaks strapped together, each with a tiny sail. Will he conquer the mighty waves that have defeated so many others? Picture editor IAN LAVELLS Producer MARY DOWNING Editor JOHN CRAVEN


Introduced By: Roger Finn
Unknown: Cape Horn
Unknown: Tim Severin
Unknown: Nigel Seymour.
Unknown: Cape Horn
Editor: John Craven

: The Flintstones

No Biz like Showbiz
When Peebles and Barn-Barn become top of the pops, Fred and Barney discover that being the fathers of child stars isn't quite what they dreamed it would be ... A HANNA-BARBERA production

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell Weather IAN MCCASKILL

: Top of the Pops

Presenting hits and videos from the Top 40 chart.
Introduced by Gary Davies.


Presenter: Gary Davies
Lighting: Geoff Beech
Sound: Mark Holland
Designer: Paul Haines
Produced and directed by: Brian Whitehouse

: EastEnders

by Charlie Humphreys.
"Don't let him worry you Den. It's one thing saying it, proving it's something else."
(For cast see page 48)
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Charlie Humphreys
Director: Chris Lovett

: Bodymatters

A magical mystery tour of our own flesh and blood with Dr Graeme Garden
Dr Alan Maryon Davis Dr Gillian Rice and an audience of intrepid volunteers.
Wake Up to Sleep
How much sleep do you need and why do you sleep at all? Tonight Bodymatters delves into this mysterious world, helped by a sheep, a sleeping volunteer, a man kept awake for over40 hours and three couples who have been training to sleep for only six hours a night.
Whether you are a catnapper or a Rip van Winkle, we will wake you up to the facts on sleep.
Programme associate JOHN JUNKIN Director STUART MCDONALD Series editor DAVID FILKIN


Unknown: Dr Graeme Garden
Unknown: Dr Alan Maryon Davis
Unknown: Dr Gillian Rice
Unknown: John Junkin
Director: Stuart McDonald
Editor: David Filkin
Producer: Caroline van Den

: In Sickness and in Health

The last of this series by JOHNNY SPEIGHT starring Warren Mitchell
An unexpected visit coincides with Andy and Fergie's royal wedding. There are rivals for Alfs affections.
Directed by RICHARD BODEN Produced by ROGER RACE (R)


Unknown: Johnny Speight
Unknown: Warren Mitchell
Directed By: Richard Boden
Produced By: Roger Race
Alf Garnett: Warren Mitchell
Rita: Una Stubbs
Mrs Hollingbery: Carmel McSharry
Arthur: Arthur English
Winston: Eamonn Walker
Mrs Johnson: Eileen Kennally
Mr Johnson: Ken Campbell
Gwenneth: Irene Handl
Min: Patricia Hayes

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Alas Smith and Jones

'The thinking man's Little and Large' (SUNDAY OBSERVER, 27 October 1985) this week explore the silent unknown world of the north, get their heads together over the Second World War and solve the ultimate Miss Marple mystery.
Special guest this week the lovely Connie Batchelor. Main performance support from Robin Driscoll, Peter McCarthy, Katie Budd, Hugh Quarshie and Geoffrey Whitehead.
Main writing contribution from Rory McGrath, Griff Rhys Jones, Roger Planer, Clive Anderson and Tony Sarchet


Unknown: Robin Driscoll
Unknown: Peter McCarthy
Unknown: Katie Budd
Unknown: Hugh Quarshie
Unknown: Geoffrey Whitehead
Unknown: Rory McGrath.
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Unknown: Roger Planer
Music: Peter Brewis
Producer: John Kilby
Producer: Jimmy Mulville

: Cool It!

Britain's bendiest comedian, Phil Cool is back with more incredible impressions, oddball observations and revolting jackets. Tonight he asks the question, is there a cure for Boxcar Willie ? Also Roy Hattersley auditions for the country music hall of fame, while Phil has to call on the assistance of 'International Rescue' when he is confronted by an evil aquaphibian in a northern nightclub.
Producer STEVE WEDDLE BBC Pebble Mill
A BBC video, 'Cool It! with Phil
Cool'. BBCV 4026. £7.99, is available from retailers


Unknown: Phil Cool
Unknown: Boxcar Willie
Unknown: Roy Hattersley
Written By: Phil Cool
Unknown: Jasper Carrott
Director: David Weir
Producer: Steve Weddle

: The Trouble with Sex: Good Practice

Could you go to your doctor with a sex problem? And if you could, what reaction would you get?
Unfortunately, most medical students have no specific training to deal with sexual and sexually related difficulties. But help is available for qualified doctors who want to improve their skills in this important and sensitive area of general practice.
In this programme Peter Barrett, a GP in Nottingham who trained with the Institute of Psychosexual Medicine, shows how even a short consultation, if handled well, can be of real benefit to the patient.

For further information, advice and useful addresses write to: [address removed]. Please enclose a 9in x 7in envelope and 24p stamp.


Expert: Peter Barrett
Series Producer: Mike Weatherley
Producer: Frank Ash
Helen Woods: Gillian Cally
Geoff Leigh: Michael Sadler

: Rock Gospel Show Special

Living in the Real World
Rock Gospel Show host Sheila Walsh introduces a selection of her favourite American
Christian artists on their . latest videos.
They include:
Amy Grant , Russ Taff Stryker, Morgon Cryar Mylon Ie
Fevre Petra , Steve Taylor Presented for BBCtv by ROGER STOTT
Series producer JIM MURRAY


Introduces: Sheila Walsh
Unknown: Amy Grant
Unknown: Russ Taff
Unknown: Morgon Cryar
Unknown: Fevre Petra
Unknown: Steve Taylor
Unknown: Roger Stott
Producer: Jim Murray

: 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.

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