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: Ceefax AM

: Edgar Kennedy

in Prunes and Politics
An RKOfilm.

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson and Jeremy Paxman
Reports from Bill Neely , Peter Marshall ,
Mike Stewart , Mark Easton , Gail Foley , Margaret Gilmore ,
James Cox and Mark Dyson. National and international news and analysis on the hour and half hour.
Sports news and comment from Sally Jones.
The weather forecast from Francis Wilson at 7.25, 7.55 and 8.25.
Local news and travel updates at 7.15, 7.45 and 8.15


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Bill Neely
Unknown: Peter Marshall
Unknown: Mike Stewart
Unknown: Mark Easton
Unknown: Gail Foley
Unknown: Margaret Gilmore
Unknown: James Cox
Unknown: Mark Dyson.
Unknown: Sally Jones.
Unknown: Francis Wilson

: Open Air

Pattie Coldwell and Mike Shaft present the early edition of the programme where you, the viewer, set the agenda.
(Answers to your comments 11.05am)


Unknown: Mike Shaft

: Kilroy

with Robert Kilroy-Silk
Continuing the successful Day to Day formula,
Robert Kilroy-Silk discusses the issues you are talking about. For studio audience details, ring [number removed](9.00am to 6.00pm) Directors


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk
Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk
Unknown: Linda Marsh.
Producers: Di Burgess.
Editor: John Getgood
Editor: David Wickham

: Children's BBC

with Andy Crane followed by Play School
Presenters Elizabeth Watts and Wayne Jackman
Story: Through My Window by TONY BRADMAN and EILEEN BROWN (R) and Gran Gran's Pets (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Presenters: Elizabeth Watts
Presenters: Wayne Jackman
Unknown: Tony Bradman
Unknown: Eileen Brown

: Five to Eleven

with Robert Glenister


Unknown: Robert Glenister

: Open Air

Pattie Coldwell and Bob Wellings give you the chance to voice your criticisms, comments and praise of last night's television. Ring [number removed]
Deputy editor MAGGIE SUTCUFE Editor PETER WEIL BBC North West


Unknown: Bob Wellings

: News and Weather followed by DrKildare

with guest stars
Part 1: The Encroachment In this five-part story, the lives of a young dancer and two doctors with very different approaches to their work become linked at Blair Hospital.
(Part 2 tomorrow at 12. 00) (R)


Unknown: Blair Hospital.
Dr James Kildare: Richard Chamberlain
Dr Leonard Gillespie: Raymond Massey
Nurse Zoe Lawton: Lee Kurty
Dr Carl Noyes: William Shatner
Dr Milton Orloff: Martin Balsam
Yvonne Barlow: Joanna Pettet
Jamie Angel: Jack Nicholson

: Only Fools and Horses....: Go West Young Man

by John Sullivan
Starring David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst
with Lennard Pearce

When Del and Rodney manage to make some money on a car deal they use it in a way that's not as 'straight' as they intended.
(A repeat showing of the first series)


Writer: John Sullivan
Director: Martin Shardlow
Producer: Ray Butt
Del: David Jason
Rodney: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Grandad: Lennard Pearce
Boycie: John Challis
Aussie: Nick Stringer
Waiter: Barry Wilmore
Nicky: Jo-Anne Good
Michele: Caroline Ellis

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk


Newsreader: Michael Buerk
Weather: Michael Fish

: Neighbours

Eileen becomes involved in a kidnap. Jim plans a weekend away alone but Zoe has other ideas.
This week's cast:


Written By: John Linton.
Written By: Dave Worthington.
Written By: Christine McCourt.
Unknown: Philip Ryall.
Unknown: Penny Fraser
Directed By: Paul Moloney.
Max Ramsay: Francis Bell
Shane Ramsay: Peter O'Brien
Danny Ramsay: David Clencie
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Scott: 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
Fred Mitchell: Nick Waters

: Going for Gold

A European general knowledge quiz presented by Henry Kelly
One contestant has already won a daily prize; now six remain to compete for the remaining daily and weekly awards which will bring them nearer to a chance of becoming the European Quiz champion when they will be - Going for Gold.


Presented By: Henry Kelly

: Knots Landing

The People vs Gary Ewing As Gary stands trial for murder, Karen finds to her horror that Diana has run off with Chip Roberts alias Tony Fenice. Val meets a man who will be very important in her life.


Unknown: Gary Ewing
Unknown: Chip Roberts
Unknown: Tony Fenice.
Written By: Michael Petryni
Directed By: Nicholas Sgarro
Valene Ewing: Joan Van Ark
Gary Ewing: Ted Shackelford
Abby Cunningham: Donna Mills
Karen Mackenzie: Michele Lee
Mack Mackenzie: Kevin Dobson
Lilimae Clements: Julie Harris
Laura Avery: Constance McCashin
Chip Roberts: Michael Sabatino
Diana Fairgate: Claudia Lonow
Ben Gibson: Douglas Sheehan
Det Sgt Janet Baines: Joanna Pettet

: Valerie

Babes in the Wood
A camping trip turns into something out of Friday the 13th for Valerie and the boys. Written by LAURA SCHROCK and R. J. COLLEARY


Written By: Laura Schrock
Written By: R. J. Colleary
Directed By: Peter Baldwin
Valerie Hogan: Valerie Harper
David Hogan: Jason Bateman
Willie Hogan: Danny Ponce
Mark Hogan: Jeremy Licht
Michael Hogan: Josh Taylor
Mrs Poole: Edie McClurg

: The Clothes Show

Two seasons in one! From now until Easter,
Selina Scott , Jeff Banks and Caryn Franklin show you how to get smart. In London Jeff and Caryn see what British designers are offering for spring/summer 88, and there's also the best of autumn looks if your wardrobe's incomplete. In Monaco, Selina goes shopping for second-hand clothes. She investigates the rising importance of investment clothing. Assistant producers


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Unknown: Gary Hunter.

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Henry's Cat
The Pilfered Pearls by BOB GODFREY and STAN HAYWARD
The great detective Henry's Cat and Dr Whatsit help
Lady Penelope recover her pearls from Rambini.
Narrated and directed by Bob Godfrey
Production MIKE HAYES (R)


Unknown: Bob Godfrey
Unknown: Stan Hayward
Directed By: Bob Godfrey
Script: Stan Hayward
Unknown: Mike Hayes

: Sebastian, the Incredible Drawing Dog!

with Michael Barrymore The Prince Who Loved to Laugh
Devised and illustrated by DAVID MYERS


Unknown: Michael Barrymore
Illustrated By: David Myers
Producer: Christopher Pilkington

: Laurel and Hardy


: Beat the Teacher

Presented by Bruno Brookes It's pupil playing noughts and teacher playing crosses as usual, but which symbol will dominate the board today?


Presented By: Bruno Brookes

: Bad Boyes

A comedy serial in six episodes by JIM AND DUNCAN ELDRIDGE 5: Big Trouble
The Ex-children of the Flowers seek revenge on Bryan - and the Slug is on the loose, so Bryan goes to stay with his Gran. Is she
'ever so pleased to see him'? Oh, no, she is not!
Incidental music JONATHAN COHEN Executive producer PAUL STONE Designer COLIN BLAYMIRES Producer JEREMY SWAN


Unknown: Duncan Eldridge
Music: Jonathan Cohen
Producer: Paul Stone
Designer: Colin Blaymires
Producer: Jeremy Swan
Bryan Boyes: Steven Kember
Mrs Boyes: Susan Jameson
Mr Boyes: Dean Harris
Ex-children of the Flowers: Ian Targett
Ex-children of the Flowers: William Sleigh
Bernetta: Nicola Greenhill
Mr Wiggis: Gregory Cox
Headmaster: Christopher Owen
Gran: Lila Kaye

: Newsround

: Grange Hill

A series of 24 programmes Episode 5 by DAVID ANGUS
Mr Scott struggles to control E3, while someone lets
Harriet out of the stable. Could it be Imelda? This week's cast:


Unknown: David Angus
Unknown: Mr Scott
Unknown: Phil Redmond
Producer: Ronald Smedley
Director: Margie Barbour
Mrs McClusky: Gwyneth Powell
Mr Bronson: Michael Sheard
Mr Griffiths: George A Cooper
Miss Booth: Karen Ford
Miss Partridge: Karen Lewis
Mrs Reagan: Lucinda Curtis
Mr Kennedy: Jeffrey Kissoon
Mr Scott: Aran Bell
Mr Mackenzie: Nicholas Donnelly
Miss Meech: Gillian Martell
Howard: Mike Smart
Doug: Paul Vincent
Jackie Wright: Melissa Wilks
Zammo: Lee MacDonald
Steven Banks: Tim Polley
Fay Lucas: Alison Bettles
Julie Marchant: Lisa York
Roland: Erkan Mustafa
Cheryl Webb: Amma Asante
Danny: Jonathan Lambeth
Fred: Simon Vaughan
Julia Glover: Sara McGlasson
Louise: Alison McLaughlin
Ziggy: George Christopher
Robbie Wright: John Alford
Helen Kelly: Ruth Carraway
Imelda Davis: Fleur Taylor
Ronnie Birtles: Tina Mahon
Calley: Simone Hyams
Jane Bishop: Joann Kenny
Trevor: John Drummond
Hollo: Bradley Sheppard
Georgina: Samantha Lewis
Georgina's sister: Amy Watts
Girl in corridor: Patsy Palmer

: The Muppet Babies

Out-of-this-World History
With the help of a picture book and a little imagination, Animal invites a dinosaur into the nursery, Kermit Washington re-lives the American revolution and Gonzo takes the Babies on a trip to the dreaded Planet X.
Created for television by Jim Henson.

: Six O'clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: Regional news magazines

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

: No Place Like Home

by JOHN E. WATKINS starring William Gaunt and Patricia Garwood
Arthur and Trevor's fishing trip is ruined by a clairvoyant's prediction of an accident involving water.
Sound supervisor ALAN MACHIN Lighting director HENRY BARBER DesignerPAUL TRERISE
Produced and directed by ROBIN NASH


Unknown: John E. Watkins
Unknown: William Gaunt
Unknown: Patricia Garwood
Unknown: Alan MacHin
Director: Henry Barber
Designer: Paul Trerise
Directed By: Robin Nash
Arthur: William Gaunt
Beryl: Patricia Garwood
Trevor Botting: Michael Sharvell-Martin
Vera Botting: Ann Penfold
Lorraine: Beverley Adams
Tracy: Dee Sadler
Nigel Crabtree: Andrew Charleson
Roger Duff: Roger Martin
Maudie: Pamela Cundell
Cheryl Pitts: Lia Williams

: EastEnders

by Jane Hollowood.
"And make your own side of the duvet, I'm going on strike."
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Jane Hollowood
Title Music: Simon May
Title Music: Leslie Osborne
Series Designer: Keith Harris
Series Script Editor: Tony Holland
Series Producer: Julia Smith
Director: Mervyn Cumming
Den: Leslie Grantham
Angie: Anita Dobson
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Mary: Linda Davidson
Carmel: Judith Jacob
Mrs Smith: Eileen O'Brien
Mr Smith: Allan O'Keefe
Colin: Michael Cashman
Barry: Gary Hailes
Graham: Gary Webster
Donna: Matilda Ziegler
Lou: Anna Wing
Uncle: Leonard McGuire
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Dr Legg: Leonard Fenton
Michelle: Susan Tully
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Lofty: Tom Watt
Pat: Pam St Clement
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Pete: Peter Dean
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Presenter: Peter Purves
Darren: Gary McDonald
Rod: Christopher McHallem
Guizin: Ishia Bennison
Ethel: Gretchen Franklin
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Mags: Kathryn Apanowicz
James Willmott-Brown: William Boyde
Naima: Shreela Ghosh
Ali: Nedjet Salih

: Last of the Summer Wine

by ROY CLARKE starring Michael Aldridge Bill Owen , Peter Sallis with Jane Freeman
Joe Gladwin , Kathy Staff in The Ice-Cream Man Cometh Compo's craving for ice-cream in remote places gives Seymour the idea that the time could be right for bringing back the old 'stop-me-and-buy-one' mobile ice-cream vendor. All that is required to take ice-cream into the countryside is a bike, a well stocked fridge, a uniform and a volunteer ...
Produced and directed by ALAN J. W. BELL (R)


Written by: Roy Clarke
Directed By: Alan J. W. Bell
Compo: Bill Owen
Seymour: Michael Aldridge
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Nora Batty: Kathy Staff
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Crusher: Jonathan Linsley
Wally Batty: Joe Gladwin
Barry: Mike Grady
Glenda: Sarah Thomas
Wesley: Gordon Wharmby
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Marina: Jane Fergusson

: You Must Be the Husband

by COLIN BOSTOCK-SMITH Big George is back
Old friends never die, they only turn up on the doorstep with a suitcase. Old jealousies never die either.
What is it about a great hairy slob like George that makes a woman like Alice go soft in the head?
Studio sound GRAHAM WILKINSON Studio lighting RON BRISTOW


Unknown: Colin Bostock-Smith
Unknown: Ron Bristow
Unknown: Designers Jim Clay.
Unknown: Stephan Paczai
Director: Richard Boden
Producer: John Kilby
Tom: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Alice: Diane Keen
Miranda: Sheila Steafel
Gerald: Garfield Morgan
Pat: Brian Hall
Don: Michael Stainton
George: Tony Selby

: Nine O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: Crimewatch UK

The programme where viewers across the country can help police solve serious crime.
With Sue Cook and Nick Ross.
On tonight's programme a series of rapes in the Notting Hill area of London that began in 1982. Despite publicity, the attacker was never traced. Now, after a four-year gap, the same man has committed two more rapes in the same area. Tiny but vital clues may prompt viewers to shed new light on his identity.
In Newcastle upon Tyne, a wages hold-up at the Central Railway Station. The gang who used BR uniforms left a trail of clues dating back several weeks before the robbery.
Wendy Knell was murdered in her home in Tunbridge Wells four months ago. Police are still looking for the mystery person for whom she bought antique model trains. Detectives from around the country will be waiting for your call to the Crimewatch studio and police officers Helen Phelps and David Hatcher will report for the Incident Desk. If you can help, call Crimewatch UK on [number removed] any time from 9.30pm until midnight.
(Crimewatch Update at 11.00pm)
Details on Ceefax page 186
INFO: page 89


Presenter: Nick Ross
Presenter: Sue Cook
Police officer: Helen Phelps
Police officer: David Hatcher
Studio Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Peter Grimsdale

: Truckers

An eight-part series written by JAN NEEDLE
6: Rollo Solo
Rollo and Snoggo branch out on their own with disastrous results. Picard has to deal with the tax inspector.
Film editor FRAN MCLEAN


Written By: Jan Needle
Unknown: Rollo Solo
Editor: Fran McLean
Unknown: Peter Chapman
Designer: Ken Starkey
Producer: Terence Williams
Director: Jan Sargent
Peter Picard: James Hazeldine
Rollo: Maynard Williams
Mon: Lynda Rooke
Neighbour: Gerry White
SnoggO: Clive Duncan
Eggman: Trevor Thomas
Debbie: Caroline Ryder
Jill: Julie Shipley
Cowboy: Philip Davis
FogOff: Jack Carr
Mary Brough: Maureen Beattie
O’Brady: Liam O'Callaghan
Fat Cyrus: Dave Atkins
Stubs: Kenneth Cope
Beryl: Jayne Dowell
Det Sgt Williams: Alan Hunter
Stokes: Malcolm Terris
Bedrock: Daragh O'Malley
Driver: John Bowler
Naylor: Michael Gunn
Fulford: Johnny Caesar
Foreman (boatyard): Bob Docherty
Foreman (cold store): Colin Meredith
Tony: David Hargreaves

: Crimewatch Update

Developments and reminders from the team

: Bing Crosby

On the eve of the tenth anniversay of Bing Crosby's death, the BBC pay tribute by repeating Barry Norman's profile of one of the 20th century's most innovative singers and Hollywood's top box office star for more than a decade.
With personal comments from Bob Hope plus Rise Stevens and Mary Carlisle (actors); Gary Crosby, Harry Crosby (sons); Artie Shaw (musician); Rosemary Clooney, Phil Harris
(singers); Carroll Carroll (writer) and Alan Fisher (butler).
'A lot of people think that Bing was a loner, but Bing was a very loyal friend.' (Bob Hope)


Presenter: Barry Norman
Interviewee: Bob Hope
Interviewee: Rise Stevens
Interviewee: Mary Carlisle
Interviewee: Gary Crosby
Interviewee: Harry Crosby
Interviewee: Artie Shaw
Interviewee: Rosemary Clooney
Interviewee: Phil Harris
Interviewee: Carroll Carroll
Interviewee: : Alan Fisher
Film Editor: John Lee
Producer: Sue Mallinson

: 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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