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: Ceefax AM

: Leon Errol

in Deal Me In
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman and Pamela Armstrong
With Bob Friend 's view of life across the Atlantic


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

: Open Air

What entertained, annoyed or provoked you on last night's television? Phone Bob Wellings on [number removed]and let him know.
(Answers to your comments at


Unknown: Bob Wellings

: Neighbours

: Comic Roots

Irene Handl talks about the childhood experiences that later became the basis for so many of her comic roles. Producer GILES OAKLEY (R)


Talks: Irene Handl
Producer: Giles Oakley

: The Flintstones

Curtain Call at Bedrock

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane with programme news and your birthday greetings followed by Play School Presenters
Mike Amatt , Liz Watts Story: The New Baby by MARGIE BARBOUR


Unknown: Andy Crane
Unknown: Mike Amatt
Unknown: Liz Watts
Unknown: Margie Barbour

: Five to Eleven

with Cyril Shaps


Unknown: Cyril Shaps

: Sheriff Hoot Kloot

Phony Express

: Dallas

Things Ain't Going Too Good at Southfork
Sue Ellen hits the bottle again and causes problems for Clayton. Mickey tries to help with tragic results. Written by LEONARD KATZMAN
Director GUNNAR HELLSTROM (R) (For cast see page 80)


Unknown: Clayton. Mickey
Written By: Leonard Katzman

: Open Air

Bob Wellings and Pattie Coldwell invite the programme makers whom you want to interview into the studio.
Ring them on [number removed]Deputy editor MAGGIE SUTCLIFFE Editor PETER WEIL BBC North West


Unknown: Bob Wellings
Unknown: Pattie Coldwell
Editor: Maggie Sutcliffe

: One O'Clock News

from the BBC newsroom Weather


Unknown: John Kettley

: Neighbours

Paul moves out and Lucy blames Zoe for everything that has happened so far.
(For cast see page 46. Shown again tomorrow at 9.05am)

: Knots Landing

Returning with the residents of California's famous cul-de-sac embroiled in murder and deceit. Starring with The Fatal Blow
Gary has been arrested for the murder of Ciji and reporters swarm to Knots Landing. For Chip and Val it's time to make some astonishing confessions. Written by RICHARD GOLLANCE Directed by LARRY ELIKANN
• FEATURE: page 13


Written By: Richard Gollance
Directed By: Larry Elikann
Valene Ewing: Joan Van Ark
Gary Ewing: Ted Shackelford
Abby Cunningham: Donna Mills
Karen Mackenzie: Michele Lee
Mack Mackenzie: Kevin Dobson
Lilimas Clements: Julie Harris
Laura Avery: Constance McCashin
Richard Avery: John Pleshette
Chip Roberts: Michael Sabatino
Diana Fairgate: Claudia Lonow
Kenny Ward: James Houghton
Ginger Ward: Kim Lankford
Detective Janet Baines: Joanna Pettet

: Valerie

The Way We're Not
Michael finds a silver lining in an airline pilot's strike, but Valerie and the boys soon begin to wish he was airborne again.


Directed By: Howard Storm
Written By: Laura Schrock
Valerie Hogan: Valerie Harper
David Hogan: Jason Bateman
Willie Hogan: Danny Ponce
Mark Hogan: Jeremy Light
Michael Hogan: Josh Taylor
Mrs Poole: Edie McClurg
Annie Steck: Judith Kahan

: Make 'em Laugh

Mark Curry looks at some old-time comedies made in and around houses. One of the films features three very fat comedians who have furious fun building a house ... with disastrous effects. Produced by JOHN BUTTERY BBC Manchester (R)


Unknown: Mark Curry
Produced By: John Buttery

: Gardeners' Direct Line

The live TV phone-in that'll keep your garden blooming, with Geoffrey Smith and Dr Stefan Buczacki 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
Books: Geoffrey Smith 's World of Flowers, Part 1, E3.95, Part 2. M. 75 and hardback (both volumes) £11.25 from booksellers
0 FEATURE: page 16


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Introduced By: John Thirlwell
Director: Marcel Guillou
Producer: Mike Robertson
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Caterpillar Trail with Stuart Bradley
Camels, tigers, emus, snakes ... see how many different creatures you can spot as Stuart follows the trail around Windsor Safari Park. Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE
Series producer BARBARA RODDAM


Unknown: Stuart Bradley
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Wacky Races

The Super Silly Swamp Sprint
Here they go again - that villain Dick Dastardly and his pal Muttley. (R)


Unknown: Dick Dastardly

: Beat the Teacher

Presented by Bruno Brookes Have you solved yesterday's cliff-hanger? If you haven't you can find the answer on today's programme and if you have you can check whether you're right.


Presented By: Bruno Brookes

: Hartbeat

An exciting approach to the art of making pictures with Tony Hart Margot Wilson Joanna Kirk and Colin Bennett as the caretaker Underneath
There's a dramatic moonscape, a mysterious bookcase, a leaking sink and Mr Bennett who has an adventure with a washed car! That's only the tip of the ice cube!
"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: Colin Bennett
Unknown: Mr Bennett
Producer: Christopher Tandy

: Newsround

: Colour in the Creek

In the last episode of the story Alec earns the praise of everyone at Coorumbong Creek, but he finds it sad when old friends have to part.


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

: Rolf Harris Cartoon Time

Rolf Harris presents classic cartoon comedy. Today featuring Tom and Jerry in Kitty Foiled, Betty Boop in Mother Gooseland and Barney Bear in The Bear and the Bean. Producer DAVID PLATT


Unknown: Betty Boop
Producer: David Platt

: Six O'Clock News

from the BBC newsroom Weather IAN MCCASKILL


Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Wogan

Join Terry and his guests live from the Television Theatre

: The Muppet Show

Today's guest star Sylvester Stallone may have thought that making Rocky was tough but he has no idea of what 'tough' is until he agrees to face the Muppet
Lion in combat as a Roman gladiator. In the Muppet Theatre Kermit is furious with Scooter for allowing groupies backstage and veterinarian's hospital goes Hawaiian.


Unknown: Sylvester Stallone
Producer: Jim Henson

: Bergerac

Created by ROBERT BANKS STEWART starring John Nettles in Chrissie by EDWIN PEARCE with Terence Alexander Louise Jameson and featuring Sean Arnold Deborah Grant , Mela White Guest stars
Sheila Ruskin , Hilary Mason and introducing Veronica Smart
Paul and Simone Demoins are too busy preparing for their first Paris fashion show to notice that their daughter's nanny is not all she claims to be. And then they are robbed.


Unknown: John Nettles
Unknown: Edwin Pearce
Unknown: Terence Alexander
Unknown: Louise Jameson
Unknown: Sean Arnold
Unknown: Deborah Grant
Unknown: Sheila Ruskin
Unknown: Hilary Mason
Unknown: Veronica Smart
Unknown: Simone Demoins
Produced By: Jonathan Alwyn
Directed By: David Reynolds
Jim Bergerac: John Nettles
Charles Hungerford: Terence Alexander
Crozier: Sean Arnold
Simone Demoins: Sheila Ruskin
Paul Demoins: Duncan Preston
Susan: Louise Jameson
Deborah: Deborah Grant
Diamante Lil: Mela White
Aunt Annie: Hilary Mason
Chrissie: Veronica Smart
Michelle Demoins: Rosie Marcel
Louis: Perry Fenwick
Rod: Sam Graham
Trace: Michelle Collins
Peggy Masters: Nancy Mansfield
Det Con Goddard: Jolyon Baker
Carpenter: Arthur Cox
Sam Weller: Sean Scanlon

: Points of View

Anne Robinson with your comments in the programme you help to write
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. Regional News Weather

: Once a Soldier

Five years ago this summer, the Falklands Task Force arrived home to a euphoric reception. But some came back with wounds that would never heal. The paratroopers David Gray , Denzil Connick and Welsh Guardsman Andy Bennett , suffered injuries which meant the amputation of a leg just below the hip. Their legacy from the Falklands was an artificial limb and a cash hand out of around £100,000 from the South Atlantic Fund, subscribed by a grateful nation. With their soldiering days over they were to find that the intensely physical and ordered life of the army was not the ideal training for the life of a disabled civilian, especially one with a pocketful of cash.
Written and narrated by Michael Dean
Film cameraman PAUL REED Film editor JOHN GILLANDERS Executive producer JENNY BARRACLOUGH


Unknown: David Gray
Unknown: Denzil Connick
Unknown: Andy Bennett
Unknown: Michael Dean
Unknown: Paul Reed
Editor: John Gillanders
Producer: Jenny Barraclough
Producer: Brian Turvey

: Rough Cut

Burt Reynolds David Niven
Lesley-Anne Down
A fast-moving comedy caper starring Reynolds as an international jewel thief, the one man who has successfully eluded a retiring Scotland Yard Inspector with one last trick up his sleeve. The bait: a 30 million dollar shipment of uncut diamonds from Hatton Garden to Amsterdam.
Screenplay by FRANCIS BURNS
Based on Touch of the Lion s Paw by DEREK LAMBERT
Produced by DAVID MERRICK Directed by DON SIEGEL
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Burt Reynolds
Unknown: David Niven
Unknown: Francis Burns
Unknown: Derek Lambert
Produced By: David Merrick
Directed By: Don Siegel
Jack Rhodes: Burt Reynolds
Gillian Bromley: Lesley-Anne Down
Chief Insp Cyril Willis: David Ntven
Nigel Lawton: Timothy West
Ernest Mueller: Patrick Magee
Ferguson: Al Matthews
Sheila: Susan Littler
Insp Vanderveld: Joss Ackland
Mrs Willis: Isobel Dean
De Gooyer: Wolf Kahler
Pilbrow: Andrew Ray

: 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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