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: Ceefax AM

: Edgar Kennedy

in Beaux and Errors
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman and Pamela Armstrong James Cox reports from the SDP Conference in Portsmouth.
And all the latest athletics action from the World
Championships in Rome. Local news and travel updates at 7.15, 7.45 and 8.15 The weather forecast from Ian McCaskill at 7.25, 7.55 and 8.25


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: The Pink Panther Show

Today: Psst Pink; Never Bug an Ant; The Pink Blue Plate Pink Panther theme by HENRY MANCINI (R)


Unknown: Henry Mancini

: Children's BBC

But first this ... something a little different, a sort of magazine between the programmes with Andy Crane and news from the music world, latest fashions, films, videos, hobbies, together with your questions and ideas. Starting with Children's Island
The last episode of a drama serial in eight parts
Infasu William flies over the island and sees the children, but the plane is running out of fuel.... The story ends with the rescue of the 11 missing children. (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Unknown: Infasu William

: Hartbeat

with Tony Hart and Margot Wilson Pipes (R)


Unknown: Tony Hart

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

But first ... your birthday greetings with Andy Crane followed by Play School
Presenter Fred Harris Guest Jane Hardy
The Steam Train Crew by ANDREW AND JANET MCLEAN (R) The Perishers
Written by MAURICE DODD (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Presenter: Fred Harris
Presenter: Guest Jane Hardy
Presenter: Janet McLean
Written By: Maurice Dodd

: Five to Eleven

with Catherine Griller


Unknown: Catherine Griller

: World Athletics Championships - Rome 87

They tend to get up early in Rome, so this is the first of a regular series of daytime programmes bringing you the early rounds of the Men's and Women's 200m and the Men's High Hurdles, with reflections and projections for another great afternoon on the track.

: Dallas

More drama from Southfork The Wedding
Family feuding is temporarily put aside as the guests gather at Southfork to see if J.R. and Sue Ellen can make it to the altar.
Written by WILL LORIN
(For cast see page 61. Next episode tomorrow at 12.5pm) (R)


Unknown: Sue Ellen

: One O'Clock News

from the BBC newsroom Weather BILL GILES

: Neighbours

The Ramsay Street revenge against Max backfires. Mike falls in love. Helen's surprise for Nikki goes wrong. This week's cast:


Written By: David Phillips.
Written By: Ray Kolle
Written By: Jill James
Directed By: Mark Callan
Directed By: Julian McSweeney
Max Ramsay: Francis Bell
Shane Ramsay: Peter O'Brien
Danny Ramsay: David Clencie
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Scott Robinson: Jason Donovan
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 Flinker
Mike Young: Guy Pearce
Nikki Dennison: Charlene Fenn
Laura Dennison: Carole Skinner

: Putting Women in the Picture

Helena Kennedy presents a personal view on the portrayal of women on television. (R) (e)


Unknown: Helena Kennedy

: World Athletics Championships - Rome 87

Four names jump off the page today:
ED MOSES in his event at 3.50, TOM MCKEAN , the Bellshill
Express, in the 800m final at
5.30, BUTCH REYNOLDS , presumably through to the 400m semis 15 minutes earlier and YVONNE MURRAY , in the next show at 6.25 on BBC2.
There's more early sprinting from the men and women, a glimpse of SABINE BUSCH, the conclusion of the Heptathlon, and SEDYKH v UTVINOV in the Men's Hammer final. Commentators DAVID COLEMAN


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Introduced By: Dave Moorcroft
Unknown: Tom McKean
Unknown: Butch Reynolds
Unknown: Yvonne Murray
Commentators: David Coleman
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Stuart Storey
Unknown: Brendan Foster
Unknown: Kevin Cosgrove

: Six O'Clock News

from the BBC newsroom Weather BERNARD DAVEY


Unknown: Bernard Davey

: London Plus

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

: No Place Like Home

by JON WATKINS starring William Gaunt and Patricia Garwood
Arthur enlists Trevor's help in planning a surprise family reunion for Beryl which has unexpected results.
Produced by ROBIN NASH (R)


Unknown: Jon Watkins
Unknown: William Gaunt
Unknown: Patricia Garwood
Unknown: Richard McMan
Produced By: Robin Nash
Arthur: William Gaunt
Beryl: Patricia Garwood
Trevor Botting: Michael Sharvell. Martin
Raymond Codd: Daniel Hill
Paul: Stephen Watson
Tracy: Dee Sadler
Lorraine: Beverley Adams
Nigel: Andrew Charleson

: EastEnders

by Juliet Ace.
"Dennis this is not football. We're playing fair. It's meant to be a friendly."
(Ceefax subtitles)
Record and cassette: EastEnders Singalong REB/ZCF 586, available from retailers


Writer: Juliet Ace
Title Music: Simon May
Title Music: Leslie Osborne
Series Designer: Keith Harris
Series Script Editor: Tony Holland
Series Producer: Julia Smith
Director: Henry Foster
Kelvin: Paul J. Medford
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Angie: Anita Dobson
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Mags: Kathryn Apanowicz
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Ethel: Gretchen Franklin
Dr Singh: Amerjit Deu
Colin: Michael Cashman
Barry: Gary Hailes
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Tina: Eleanor Rhodes
Pete: Peter Dean
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Lou: Anna Wing
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Naima: Shreela Ghosh
Donna: Matilda Ziegler
Den: Leslie Grantham
Pat: Pam St. Clement
Mary: Linda Davidson
Rod: Christopher McHallem
Carmel: Judith Jacobs

: Juliet Bravo

starring with Reasons for Leaving by DON WEBB
Thieves are stealing
Christmas trees and the Hartley police are organising a party - the festive season approaches. But Kate has more on her mind than celebrations.


Unknown: Don Webb
Producer: Geraint Morris
as Insp Kate Longton: Anna Carteret
as Sgt Joseph Beck: David Ellison
Sgt Parrish: Noel Collins
PC Sparks: Mark Botham
PC Kelleher: C J Allen
and as Det Chief Insp Perrin: Edward Peel
WPC Sheila Saunders: Juue Foulds
Cyril Vowles: Peter Childs
Jean Denton: Lori Wells Keefe
Bobby Bunn: David Lynch
Clocker: Ian Blower
Chief SuptBellway: John Rowe
Yvonne: Frankie Jordan
Andrea Watt: Barbara Darnley
Costain: Tony Newbury
Chinter: Alan Weaver

: Points of View

Alan Titchmarsh with your comments in the programme you help to write
Producer VICK1 MARRIOTT Please send letters to:
Points of View, BBCtv Centre London W12 8QT


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Nine O'Clock News

from the BBC newsroom Regional News Weather

: Screen Story: Mussolini

The Untold Story
A four-part series starring George C. Scott, Lee Grant
1: 1922. Benito Mussolini and his 'blackshirt' Fascists march on Rome, seize power and begin to rule by violence and intimidation. In a few short years he declares the Fascists the only political party in Italy and announces the beginning of a new empire. Nothing and no-one will stand in his way. This gripping portrait of 'II Duce's' rise and fall recreates his public, private and political life, and features a powerful performance by George C. Scott as the tyrant whose ruthless quest for power would eventually destroy all he loved.
(Part 2 tomorrow at 9.30pm)
Feature: page 82
Ceefax subtitles


Screenplay: Stirling Silliphant
Producer: Stirling Silliphant
Producer: Hal Polaire
Director: William A. Graham
Benito Mussolini: George C. Scott
Rachelle Mussolini: Lee Grant
Edda Mussolini-Ciano: Mary Elizabeth
Claretta Petacci: Virginia Madsen
Count Galeazzo Ciano: Raul Julia
Vittorio Mussolini: Gabriel Byrne
Bruno Mussolini: Robert Downey
Adolf Hitler: Gunnar Moeller
Sebastian: Vernon Dobtcheff
Orsola: Anne Louise Lambert
Gena: Gina Bellman
Grandi: David Suchet
King Victor Emmanuel: Kenneth Colley
Bocchini: Philip Madoc
Matteotti: Michael Aldridge
Mrs Petacci: Annabel Leventon
De Bono: George Coulouris
Marshall Badoglio: Godfrey James
Skorzeny: Wolf Kahler
von Ribbentrop: Richard Kane
Spogler: Paul Herzberg

: World Athletics Championship - Rome 87

Introduced by DESMOND LYNAM
Medals awarded today in the Heptathlon, the Hammer, the Men's 400m Hurdles, Men's 800m, Women's 10km Walk and Women's 3,000m - plus the finalists for the Women's 400m Hurdles, Men's 400m and Men's 110m Hurdles.


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Dave Moorcroft

: 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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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