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: Ceefax AM

: Leon Errol

in Wedtime Story
Complications arise when both Leon and Leon Jr get married on the same day without telling each other and spend their honeymoons at the same hotel!
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough in London and Jeremy Paxman in Blackpool.
National and international news and analysis on the hour and half hour including the latest from the Conservative Party
Conference where law and order and education are on today's agenda.
Sports news and comment from Sally Jones and Bob Wilson


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Sally Jones
Unknown: Bob Wilson

: 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 12.30pm)


Unknown: Bob Wellings

: Neighbours

Shown yesterday at 1.30pm)

: Conservative Party Conference 1987

Live coverage from
Blackpool of debates on farming and the countryside (with sign language for the deaf and hard of hearing); industrial relations; and education with a speech by the Secretary of State,
Rt Hon Kenneth Baker , MP Commentators Sir Robin Day and David Dimbleby with Vivian White including at
10.00* News and Weather


Unknown: Kenneth Baker
Commentators: Sir Robin Day
Commentators: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Vivian White

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane with programme news and your birthday greetings followed by Play School
'Ants and Elephants'
Presenters Fred Harris and Lesley Woods
Story: Seventeen Kings ana 42 Elephants by Margaret Mahy


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andy Crane
Presenter (Play School): Fred Harris
Presenter: (Play School) Lesley Wood
Storywriter: Margaret Mahy

: Five to Eleven

with Martin Jarvis
11.00 News and Weather


Unknown: Martin Jarvis

: Conservative Party Conference 1987

Further coverage from Blackpool including at
12.00* News and Weather

: Open Air

Bob Wellings and Pattie Coldwell invite the programme makers whom you want to interview into the studio.
Ring them on [number removed]


Unknown: Bob Wellings
Unknown: Pattie Coidwetl

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather Bill Giles

: Neighbours

A mysterious stranger lurks in Ramsay Street. Andrea agrees to help Paul in a business matter. This week's cast:
(Shown again tomorrow at 9.05am)


Writer: David Phillips
Writer: Reg Watson
Writer: Peter Connah
Writer: John Upton
Writer: Isabelle Dean
Director: Richard Sarell
Director: Paul Moloney
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
Andrea Townsend: Regina Gaigalas
Bradley Townsend: Bradley Kilpatrick
Charlene Mitchell: Kylie Minogue
Jack Lassiter: Alan Hopgood
Gavin McKinley: Bruce Kilpatrick

: Knots Landing

Joan Van Ark as Vatene Ewing Ted Shackelford as Gary Ewing Donna Mills as Abby Cunningham
MicheIeLee as Karen Mackenzie Kevin Dobson as Mack Mackenzie Julie Harris as Lilimae Clements Constance McCashin as Laura Avery John PIeshette as Richard Avery Michael Sabatino as Chip Roberts Claudia Lonow as Diana Fairgate James Houghton as Kenny Ward KimLankford asGingerWard with Joanna Pettet as DetSgt Janet Baines Willing Vi'chms
The odds are stacked against Gary unless he decides to defend himself. The Wards are made an offer they can't refuse. Laura thinks she knows who really killed Ciji. Written by PETER DUNNE Directed by DAVID JACOBS fN&ct !MeA' 's programme on Tuesday)


Unknown: Joan van Ark
Unknown: Vatene Ewing
Unknown: Ted Shackelford
Unknown: Gary Ewing
Unknown: Donna Mills
Unknown: Abby Cunningham
Unknown: Karen MacKenzie
Unknown: Kevin Dobson
Unknown: MacK MacKenzie
Unknown: Julie Harris
Unknown: Lilimae Clements
Unknown: Constance McCashin
Unknown: Laura Avery
Unknown: John Pieshette
Unknown: Richard Avery
Unknown: Michael Sabatino
Unknown: Roberts Claudia Lonow
Unknown: Diana Fairgate
Unknown: James Houghton
Unknown: Kenny Ward
Unknown: Joanna Pettet
Unknown: Detsgt Janet Baines
Written By: Peter Dunne
Directed By: David Jacobs

: Valerie: Whose Team is it Anyway?

starring Valerie Harper with Jason Bateman
Brian Clough move over: Valerie is taking up soccer coaching and her first decision is to drop Willie from the team. Meanwhile, David is left slaving over a hot stove.
Written by KEN KUTA
Directed by PETER BALDWIN fNer< tceeA's programme on Tuesday)


Written By: Ken Kuta
Directed By: Peter Baldwin
Valerie Hogan: Valerie Harper
David Hogan: Jason Bateman
Willie: Danny Ponce
Mark: Jeremy Light
Mrs Poole: Eddie McClurg
Michael Hogan: Josh Taylor

: Favourite Things

Lord Shinwell in conversation with Richard Baker
One of the most dynamic figures in the Labour movement throughout the greater part of this century, Lord Shinwell - or 'Manny', as he was affectionately known - died last year aged 101. In his last television interview, he talked about his life and the ideals that first inspired him when Victoria still reigned, and which continued to sustain him to the end.
(first shown on BBC2)


Subject: Lord Shinwell
Interviewer: Richard Baker
Producer: Michael Kerr

: Gardeners Direct Line

The last in the series of live TV phone-ins that'll keep your garden blooming, with Geoffrey Smith and Daphne Ledward 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
BBC Leeds


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Daphne Ledward
Introduced By: John Thirlwell
Director: Marcel Guillou
Producer: Mike Robertson

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane starting with Caterpillar Trail with Stuart Bradley A falcon who has an important job in the Royal
Navy, a stack of parachutists and a home-made kite, all fly in to Caterpillar Trail. Studio director FAY WOOLF
Series producer BARBARA RODDAM


Unknown: Stuart Bradley

: Beat the Teacher

Presented by Bruno Brookes. On today's programme another cunning activity round which is much more difficult than it seems.


Presenter: Bruno Brookes

: Hartbeat: Positive and Negative

An exciting approach to the art of making pictures.
With Tony Hart, Margot Wilson, Joanna Kirk and Colin Bennett as the caretaker

As the wax transfers from one side to the other, a fish takes its shape in the puzzle. Meanwhile, the cardboard stands up. but Mr Bennett doesn't.
Look out for your work in today's Gallery.
Assistant producer CLAIRE wiNYARD Producer CHRISTOPHER TANDY
If you are 15 or under and would like to send a picture to the Gallery, send your entry to: Hartbeat, [address removed]. 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.
(Ceefax subtitles)


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Margot Wilson
Unknown: Joanna Kirk
Caretaker: Colin Bennett

: Newsround

: The Fire Raiser

A new live action drama serial in five episodes 1: The Red Balaclava:
The small New Zealand town of Jessop is terrorised by a series of unexplained fires in the summer of 1915. No-one knows who it is except for some children who see someone running away from the blazing town stables one night.
But as they're only children. no-one believes them ...


Producer: Ginette McDonald
Director: Peter Sharp
Edgar Marwick: Jon Trimmer
Mrs Marwick: Elizabeth Moody
Clippy Hedges: Peter Hayden
Phil Miller: Miles Murphy
Kitty Wix: Alix Chapman
Noel Wix: Darryl Beattie
Irene Chalmers: Emma V Ere-Jones
Frau Stauffel: Donna Akersten
Mrs Bolton: Anne Budd
Mr WiX: Gerald Bryan
Mrs Wix: Jane Waddell
Mr Chalmers: David Cameron
Mrs Chalmers: Helen Moulder
Sgt McCaa: Edward Campbell

: The Horse of the Year Show

It's a nerve-wracking day for the mums and dads as the children compete for the Riding Pony of the Year.
Plus a took ahead to one of the main showjumping classes of the week, the leading Jumper of the Year. Introduced by David Vine Producers Johnne Watherston and Wendy Sheppard


Introduced By: David Vine
Unknown: Wendy Sheppard

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton


Newsreader: Nicholas Witchell
Newsreader: Philip Hayton
Weather: Bernard Davey

: Regional news magazines

(for details see Monday)

: Wogan

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

: The Muppet Show

Todays' show has a distinct 'country-and-westem' flavour in honour of guest star Roy dark who joins the jug band for a rousing chorus of Sally tV<M a Good CM G:r<. Producer JtMHENSON

: Bergerac

Created by ROBERT BANKS STEWART starring John Nettles in Memory Man by CHRIS BOUCHER with Terence Alexander
Louise Jameson. Sean Arnold
Guest stars Judy Cornwell
Jeremy Clyde , Richard Morant
Produced by JONATHAN ALWYN Directed by GRAEME HARPER (R)


Unknown: John Nettles
Unknown: Chris Boucher
Unknown: Terence Alexander
Unknown: Louise Jameson.
Unknown: Judy Cornwell
Unknown: Jeremy Clyde
Unknown: Richard Morant
Produced By: Jonathan Alwyn
Directed By: Graeme Harper
Jim Bergerac: John Nettles
Charles: Terence Alexander
Susan Young: Louise Jameson
Belle Young: Judy Cornwell
John Smythe: Jeremy Clyde
Martin: Richard Morant
Crozier: Sean Arnold
Pat Harrison: Jeremy Sinden
Richard Lewis: Philip Hurdwood
Goddard: Jolyon Baker
Peggy: Nancy Mansfield
Dr Stevens: Nigel Lambert
Holidaymakers: Islwyn Morris.
Holidaymakers: Jan Edwards
Receptionist: Sharon Baylis
Policeman: .Richard Ratcliffe

: 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

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Labour Party
(Also on BBC2 at 10.30pm)

: Nine O'Clock News

Martyn Lewis and Debbie Thrower with the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad. Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Debbie Thrower

: Please God, Don't Let Peace Break Out

An impressionistic portrait of the Paris Air Show - the most formidable array of arms ammunition and aircraft to be assembled anywhere in the world. This year, the show did more than a billion pounds' worth of business.
Ever more sophisticated methods of destruction are sold by high-powered salesmen against a backcloth of beautiful women, lavish hospitality and extraordinary technical wizardry.
Film editor ROB WRIGHT
An ASPECT film and television production for BBCtv


Unknown: Paul Sommers
Editor: Rob Wright

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Steve Rider and featuring:
Cup Football
Highlights from a busy programme of second-round second-leg matches in the Littlewoods Cup, plus all tonight's news and results. Commentator JOHN MOTSON
The Horse of the Year Show The Norwich Union Leading Show Jumper of the Year
This event has been won in the past by all the leading riders - except the Whitakers! But
John Whitaker with Next Milton, silver medallist in the European Championships, must be a favourite at
Wembley tonight, along with Nick Skelton riding Apollo. Commentators
World Cup Cricket
Tomorrow at Hyderabad, after months of confusion and controversy, the fourth World Cup gets under way when PAKISTAN play
SRI LANKA. On Friday, in the same group, ENGLAND take on the WEST INDIES, and tonight Sportsnight assesses the task facing Mike Gatting 's men as they try to win the trophy for the first time.
Television presentation: Football JIM RESIDE


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Commentator: John Motson
Unknown: John Whitaker
Unknown: Nick Skelton
Unknown: Stephen Hadley
Unknown: Mike Gatting
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston
Editor: John Rowlinson

: 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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