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: Ceefax AM

: Edgar Kennedy

in Mind over Mouse
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman and Pamela Armstrong


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

: Neighbours

: Star Memories

Memories of television go back only 50 years. Everyone has their own favourite moments and Nick Ross talks to Paul Daniels to find out which are his. (R)


Talks: Nick Ross
Unknown: Paul Daniels

: The Flintstones

Royal Rubble
A HANNA BARBERA production


Unknown: Hanna Barbera

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane with programme news and your birthday greetings followed by Play School
Presenter Jane Hardy
Guest Robin Kingsland
Story: Harry and the Lady Next Door by GENE ZION (R) and Wlllo the Wisp
The Beanstalk with the voices of Kenneth Williams Written and directed by NICK SPARGO (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Presenter: Jane Hardy
Unknown: Guest Robin Kingsland
Directed By: Nick Spargo

: Five to Eleven

with Jan Harvey


Unknown: Jan Harvey

: The Waterloo

The Greenall Whitley Crown Green Bowling Handicap
The quarter-final stage in the most popular tournament in crown green bowling, and an expected full house on finals day will be hoping to see some of the most exciting bowling this season. With
E20,000 prize money at stake, the competition will be fierce. RICHARD DUCKENFIELD introduces highlights of the first two quarter-finals played this morning from the 'Wembley' of crown green bowling.


Introduces: Richard Duckenfield

: Dallas

Caribbean Connection
Bobby has to find a way of stopping JR. making a deal that could ruin the company.
Written by WILL LORIN
Directed by PATRICK DUFFY (R)


Written By: Will Lorin
Directed By: Patrick Duffy
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: Susan Howard
Clayton: Howard Keel
Afton: Audrey Landers
Katherine: Morgan Brittany
Marilee: Fern Fitzgerald
Holly Harwood: Lois Ch!les
TIMOTHY: Patrick Murphy
Mark Graison: John Beck
Walt Driscoll: Ben Piazza

: One O'clock News

from the BBC newsroom Weather IAN MCCASKILL


Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

The romance between Jim and Zoe blossoms. What will the family think?

: Life File

A series about life and death issues in modern medicine. Kay Alexander reports on premature birth and abortion. With the help of modern technology some premature babies born after only 24 weeks of pregnancy are surviving, and yet the law says doctors may carry out abortions up to 28 weeks. The critical four weeks in between have become the topic of bitter and emotional debate. While the arguments continue, the special care unit of Birmingham's Dudley Road Hospital continues to coax tiny babies through the first weeks of their lives. Producer DAVID NELSON


Unknown: Kay Alexander
Producer: David Nelson

: The Waterloo

The Greenall Whitley Crown Green Bowling Handicap
Finals day afternoon begins with the semi-finals of the 1987 Championship. Live coverage introduced by RICHARD DUCKENFIELD
Commentator HARRY RIGBY


Unknown: Greenall Whitley
Introduced By: Richard Duckenfield
Commentator: Harry Rigby
Unknown: Arthur Murray

: Gardeners' Direct Line

The live TV phone-in that'll keep your garden blooming, with Geoffrey Smith and Peter Seabrook To take part ring Leeds [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 GUILLOU Producer MIKE ROBERTSON
BBC Leeds


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

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Tottle by RUMER GODDEN
Marchpane, the unkind china doll, returns to live in the doll's house. (R)


Unknown: Rumer Godden

: Dudley Do-Right

: Wacky Races


: Beat the Teacher

Presented by Bruno Brookes It's fast, furious and fun!
It's the quiz show that can't be beaten but can today's teacher?


Presented By: Bruno Brookes

: Hartbeat

An exciting approach to the art of making pictures with Tony Hart
Margot Wilson and Joanna Kirk and Activity
The cardboard advertising screens rotate to reveal Tina Turner , a ringmaster on the washing line and Morph who has a spot of bother with a cream cake!
Look out for your work in today's Gallery.
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 if your name, age and address are on the back. But sorry, none can be returned.


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Margot Wilson
Unknown: Joanna Kirk
Unknown: Tina Turner
Producer: Claire Winyard
Producer: Christopher Tandy
the caretaker: Colin Bennett

: Newsround

with Roger Finn Helen Rollason and John Craven
What's happening today in the world? The Newsround team bring you the big stories of the day.


Unknown: Roger Finn
Unknown: Helen Rollason
Unknown: John Craven

: Colour in the Creek: 9

A drama series in ten parts
Alec's father was inside the gold mine when the dynamite exploded. What will happen to the family now, and who will work the mine?


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

: Rolf Harris Cartoon Time

In today's selection of cartoons introduced by Rolf Harris , Bugs Bunny and Betty Boop reveal a talent for serious acting and Tom discovers the joys of dancing ... and dancing.


Introduced By: Rolf Harris
Introduced By: Betty Boop
Producer: David Platt

: Six O'Clock News

from the BBC newsroom Weather MICHAEL FISH

: 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.

: The Muppet Show

The Muppet orchestra almost reaches revolt when today's guest Dudley Moore introduces MAMMA, his Music and Mood Management
Apparatus. This miraculous musical machine threatens not only their jobs but also their lives as the Great Gonzo declares his most dangerous and ridiculous act ever. Producer JIM HENSON


Introduces: Dudley Moore
Producer: Jim Henson

: Dynasty

Last of the present series starring
A day of joy dawns on the Carrington mansion as both
Adam amd Dana become part of the family but, for others, the nuptials bring disturbing truths and as wedding bells become alarm bells, the honeymoon appears to be over before it even started ...


Unknown: Adam Amd Dana
Written By: Edward Deblasio
Directed By: Irving Moore
Blake: John Forsythe
Krystle: Linda Evans
Alexis: Joan Collins
Adam: Gordon Thomson
Steven: Jack Coleman
Dex: Michael Nader
Dominique: Diahann Carroll
Sammy: Heather Locklear
Clay: Ted McGinley
Ben: Christopher Cazenove
Michael: Wayne Northrop
Leslie: Terri Garber
Sarah Curtis: Cassie Yates
Dana: Leann Hunley
Gavin Maurier: Neil Dickson
Buck Fallmont: Richard Anderson

: Points of View

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


Unknown: Anne Robinson
Producer: Vicki Marriott

: Nine O'Clock News

from the BBC newsroom - the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad. Regional News Weather

: The Cruise

A cruise ship is a world of its own - a microcosm of life. As the Jupiter cruises with its 450 passengers around the Mediterranean this light-hearted film follows the fortunes of the passengers and crew.
A rigorous schedule of life-boat drills, fancy dress parades and camel rides is interrupted only by the occasional Force 9 gale, and with single ladies in abundance, the ship's officers are busier off duty, than on. Narrator Lewis Fiander
An ASPECT Film and Television production for BBCtv


Narrator: Lewis Fiander
Narrator: Photography Paul Sommers
Narrator: Mike Eley
Editor: Rob Wright
Producer: Jenny Barraclough
Producer: Mark Chapman

: Revenge of the Steplord Wives

F starring
Arthur Hill
Sharon Gless
Television reporter
Kay Foster arrives in the New England town of Stepford and finds the women of the town strangely subservient, almost slave-like to their husbands.
When her assistant Megan disappears briefly and returns as a 'zombie' Kay decides that it's time for action. But she finds that there are strange and dangerous forces at work in the seemingly peaceful town.
Screenplay by DAVID WILTSE Produced by SCOTT RUDIN Directed by ROBERT FUEST
0 FILMS: page 19


Unknown: Kay Foster
Unknown: David Wiltse
Produced By: Scott Rudin
Directed By: Robert Fuest
Kay Foster: Sharon Gless
Megan Brady: Julie Kavner
Diz Parkinson: Arthur Hill
Barbara Parkinson: Audra Lindley
Andy Brady: Don Johnson
Wally: Mason Adams
Dr Trent: Thomas Hill
Police Chief: Howard Witt
Druggist: Peter Maloney

: 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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