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: Ceefax AM

: Edgar Kennedy

in Heart Burn
Edgar is keen to learn the secret of his neighbour's power over his family.
Unfortunately the Kennedy clan is a tougher nut to crack! Directed by HARRY D'ARCY
An RKO film


Directed By: Harry D'Arcy

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman and Pamela Armstrong
James Cox with the latest from the SDP Conference and Bob Friend 's view of life across the Atlantic.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Bob Friend

: The Pink Panther Show

Today: The Pink Flea
I've Got Ants in my Plans Pinto Pink (R)

: 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 and hobbies, together with your questions and ideas. Starting with Charlie Brown
Snoopy becomes a magician, Charlie becomes invisible.
It's Magic, Charlie Brown (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Unknown: Charlie Brown
Unknown: Charlie Brown

: Hartbeat

A different approach to the art of making pictures with Tony Hart and Margot Wilson Town
There are London buses and mini-theatres, tourist landmarks and city skylines, and some soothing city sounds....
Watch out for more of your work in today's Gallery. Director MARTYN SUKER Producer
If you are 15 or under and would like to send a picture to the Gallery, send your entry to: Hartbeat, BBCtv, London W3 6XZ
There's a prize for any that are shown as long as you put your name, age and address on the back. But sorry, none can be returned.


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Margot Wilson
Director: Martyn Suker
Unknown: Christopher Pilkington

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

But first.... your birthday greetings with Andy Crane followed by Play School
'What machines does a farmer use down on the farm?'
Presenter Fred Harris Guest Sheelagh Gilbey Story: The Milkman and his Horse by JENNY O'MAHONEY (R) and The Perishers written by MAURICE DODD Dog Bath featuring
Leonard Rossiter as 'Boot' Executive producer


Unknown: Andy Crane
Presenter: Fred Harris
Unknown: Jenny O'Mahoney
Written By: Maurice Dodd

: Five to Eleven

with Catherine Griller


Unknown: Catherine Griller

: World Athletics Championships - Rome 87

Introduced by DESMOND LYNAM
No competition in Rome, except for the inside lane on the warm-up tracks, but time to catch up on what may have escaped you in the last four days.


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Dave Moorcroft

: News and Weather

Post Nuptial
After the wedding comes the traditional Southfork fight between Cliff and J.R. Written by DAVID PAULSEN
Directed by MICHAEL PREECE (R) (For cast see page 61. Next episode tomorrow on BBC2)


Written By: David Paulsen
Directed By: Michael Preece

: One O'Clock News

from the BBC newsroom Weather BILL GILES

: Neighbours

It's Max's birthday, but will anyone remember? Laura has problems with Nikki.
(For cast see page 47. Shown again tomorrow on BBC2 at 10.5am)

: The VIPs

Elizabeth Taylor Richard Burton
Louis Jourdan
In the VIP lounge at
London Airport a group of passengers assembles, en route for New York. When fog descends, the enforced overnight stay at the airport hotel dramatically alters the plans of each of the travellers, creating tensions and personal dramas among the VIP jet set.
Produced by ANATOLE DE GRUNWALD Directed by ANTHONY ASQUITH * FILMS: page 19


Unknown: Elizabeth Taylor
Unknown: Richard Burton
Unknown: Louis Jourdan
Unknown: Terence Rattigan
Produced By: Anatole de Grunwald
Directed By: Anthony Asquith
Frances Andros: Elizabeth Taylor
Paul Andros: Richard Burton
Marc Champselle: Louis Jourdan
Gloria Gritti: Elsa Martinelu
Duchess of Brighton: Margaret Rutherford
Miss Mead: Maggie Smith
Lee Mangrum: Rod Taylor
Miriam Marshall: Linda Christian
Max Buda: Orson Welles
Cdr Millbank: Dennis Price
Sanders: Richard Wattis
Joslin: Ronald Fraser
Reporter: David Frost
John Coburn: Robert Coote
Miss Potter: Joan Benham
Airport director: Michael Hordern
BOAC official: Lance Percival
Dr Schwutzbacher: Martin Miller
Doctor: Peter Salus

: Gardeners' Direct Line

The live TV phone-in that'll keep your garden blooming, with Geoffrey Smith and Peter Seabrook
Solve your gardening problems from the comfort of your armchair.
To take part ring
Leeds(0532)[number removed]between 11.30am and 2.30pm. Give us your question and we'll take it from there!
Introduced by John Thirlwell Director MARCEL GUlLLOU Producer MIKE ROBERTSON BBC Leeds


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Peter Seabrook
Introduced By: John Thirlwell
Director: Marcel Gulllou
Producer: Mike Robertson

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with:

The Puppy's New Adventures: The Puppy's Amazon Adventure
A cartoon adventure series about Petey the brave puppy who goes half way across the world in search of his master. His friends Dolly, Duke, Dash and Lucky go with him and take part in Petey's amazing adventures.

: The Really Wild Show

Winner of the 1987 BAFTA award for factual children's programmes with Terry Nutkins Nick Davies and Chris Packham Special feature:
Nutkins Meets the Thing starring
Ron, the tarantula
Stephen, the chameleon
Ron and Stephen are a couple of secret service agents working in downtown
Neasden. But their lives are to change dramatically when Nutkins hits town. Producer MIKE BEYNON BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Terry Nutkins
Unknown: Nick Davies
Unknown: Chris Packham

: Newsround

: Colour in the Creek

A drama series in ten parts 7: The children have found a nugget of pure gold in the creek but will it bring them good fortune?


Producer: Michael Midlem
Director: Rob Stewart
Dad: Dennis Miller
Mum: Judy Morris
Alec: Ken Talbot
Biddy: Pascale Moray
John: Hugh Clairmont-Simpson

: World Athletics Championships - Rome 87

The half-time break is nearly over. The boys look forward to the next bit and tomorrow that's Daley T, Carl Lewis
Greg Foster , Butch Reynolds , Sabine Busch , and Silke Gladisch, to name but a few.


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Introduced By: Dave Moorcroft
Unknown: Carl Lewis
Unknown: Greg Foster
Unknown: Butch Reynolds
Unknown: Sabine Busch

: Six O'Clock News

from the BBC newsroom - the latest pictures, stones and events from Britain and around the world.

: Regional news magazines

London Plus, Spotlight Points West, Look East
Look North, South Today North West Tonight Midlands Today

: Wogan

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

: Music Match

A light-hearted musical quiz presented by Barry Cryer. Liza Goddard leads the ladies' team and Willie Rushton captains the gentlemen.
A live band provides the music as the teams hunt for clues hidden in the title of popular music from Irving Berlin to the Beatles.


Presented By: Barry Cryer.
Presented By: Liza Goddard
Presented By: Willie Rushton
Director: Laurie Holloway
Director: Andrea Conway
Producer: Keith Stewart

: The Colbys

The last in the series starring
What do the stars have in store for the troubled Colby clan? Are Francesca and Phillip really made for each other and will Jason be left cursing his fortune? Do Miles and Channing have a future and will Sable ever play the grandmother? As disturbing reports come over the radio, is Fallon about to go on a long journey? Written by WILLIAM BAST and PAUL HUSON Directed by DON MEDFORD *CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Written By: William Bast
Directed By: Don Medford
Jason: Charlton Heston
Sable: Stephanie Beacham
Jeff: John James
Fallon: Emma Samms
Francesca: Katharine Ross
Miles: Maxwell Caulfield
Monica: Tracy Scoggins
Bliss: Claire Yarlett
Kim: Morgan Greene
as Channing Zack: Ricardo Montalban
as Phillip Colby: Michael Parks

: Nine O'Clock News

from the BBC newsroom Regional News; Weather

: ScreenStory: Mussolini

The Untold Story A four-part series starring
George C. Scott Lee Grant
2: II Duce's daughter, Edda, is to be married and for a moment affairs of state are forgotten. However, for
Italy's glorious leader affairs of another kind are never far away.
(For cast see page 49)
(Epsiode 3 tomorrow at 10. Opm)


Unknown: George C. Scott
Unknown: Lee Grant

: Cool It!

It's the end of time as we know it and Britain's bendiest comedian, Phil Cool , bows out with more incredible impressions, oddball observations and threatening shoes.
In tonight's show Phil attempts every great comedian's ultimate challenge - the job of quiz show host.
Meanwhile, Donald Pleasence demonstrates the art of body language, while Lenny Henry feels proud and privileged to introduce the 20th century's greatest all-round entertainer, depending on your point of view. Written by PHIL COOL, JASPER CARROTT Director DAVID WEIR


Unknown: Phil Cool
Unknown: Donald Pleasence
Unknown: Lenny Henry
Written By: Phil Cool,
Written By: Jasper Carrott
Director: David Weir
Producer: Steve Weddle

: The Trouble with Sex

Out of Touch
Doreen Browne is a Marriage Guidance sex therapist in St Austell, Cornwall.
'I feel enormous sympathy for anyone who comes to see us. They often arrive very frightened and nervous and for some it may be the first chance they've had to really be honest with each other and say how they feel.'
Chris and Jennifer's marriage is on the rocks: the warmth and closeness they once had has been replaced by anger, resentment and hurt. Can Doreen help them?
Series producer MIKE WEATHERLEY Producer FRANK ASH
For further information, advice and useful addresses write to:
[address removed]
Please enclose a 9 x 7saewith24p stamp.
A confidential telephone advice line will be open on [number removed], from


Unknown: Doreen Browne
Producer: Mike Weatherley
Jennifer Polgate: Joanna Phillips-Lane
Chris Polgate: Matthew Solon

: 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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