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: Ceefax AM

starts your day with news, sport, weather and travel available to all viewers.

: Edgar Kennedy

in Kitchen Cynic
An RKO film (R)

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman


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

: World Cup Cricket

England v West Indies from Jaipur, India
England now travel to India to play their remaining two group matches in this fourth World Cup. The West Indies have a very impressive record, having won the World Cup twice and been runners-up in the third.
England play the West Indies for the second time.
The match comes from the capital of the State of Rajasthan; it is known as 'the pink city', the traditional colour of welcome.
A report on the match so far is introduced in London by TONY GUBBA with TOM GRAVENEY.
Scorer in India
Commentators TONY LEWIS
Producer ALAN GRIFFITHS TV presentation DDI, India


Unknown: Tony Gubba
Unknown: Tom Graveney.
Commentators: Tony Lewis
Unknown: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Jack Bannister
Producer: Alan Griffiths

: News

Weather followed by Neighbours

: Kilroy

with Robert Kilroy-Silk The programme that discusses the issues you are talking about. For studio audience details, ring
[number removed](9.00am to 6.00pm)


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News

Weather followed by The Flintstones
Roll on down to Bedrock to meet that most modem of Stone Age families.
Kleptomaniac Pebbles (R)

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane with programme news and birthday greetings followed by Play School
Presenter Carol Chell
Guests Floella Benjamin and Stuart Bradley
Story: What a Busy Day by SUSAN EAMES (R) and Gran by JOANNE AND MICHAEL COLE Narrated by Patricia Hayes Gran's Goat (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Presenter: Carol Chell
Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Stuart Bradley
Unknown: Susan Eames
Unknown: Michael Cole
Unknown: Patricia Hayes

: Five to Eleven

with Rosalie Crutchley


Unknown: Rosalie Crutchley

: News

Weather followed by World Cup Cricket from Jaipur, India
Live coverage of the closing stages with TONY GUBBA


Unknown: Tony Gubba

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live with Pamela Armstrong Alan Titchmarsh and Ross Davidson
The new look to lunchtime live from Pebble Mill Join the team with Rabbi Lionel Blue 's weekly problem page;
Phillip Schofield launching the search for the 1987 Song for
Christmas carol competition; and a live link-up to London Zoo. Plus music from Hazel O'Connor


Unknown: Pamela Armstrong
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Ross Davidson
Unknown: Rabbi Lionel Blue
Unknown: Phillip Schofield
Unknown: Hazel O'Connor
Producer: Katie Wright
Editor: Steve Weddle

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather Bernard Davey

: Neighbours

Nikki hires Clive's services. Debra Fleming gets her hooks into Shane. Madge 's intimate dinner doesn't go quite as planned.
(For cast see page 82. Shown again tomorrow at 9.00am)


Unknown: Debra Fleming
Unknown: Shane. Madge

: Going for Gold

Hosted by Henry Kelly
Each week seven contestants selected from 14 European countries compete in a general knowledge quiz to find the ultimate European champion who will win a ringside seat at the 1988 Olympic Games in Korea.
Daily winners of the quiz will appear again on Thursday to try for a place in the semi-finals in December.
BBCtv director STEVE cmLVER A REG GRUNDY production in association with BBCtv


Unknown: Reg Grundy

: Ironside: The Fourteenth Runner

Written by Don Mullally and Leon Tokatyan.
Guest stars Ed Asner, Ingrid Pitt, Steve Ihnat

A Soviet athlete disappears - kidnap, suicide or defection? The San Francisco Police
Department ask Ironside to find out. (R)


Writer: Don Mullally
Writer: Leon Tokatyan
Director: Don Weis
Robert T Ironside: Raymond Burr
Det Sgt Ed Brown: Don Galloway
Officer Eve Whitfield: Barbara Anderson
Mark Sanger: Don Mitchell
Marlin Davis: Ed Asner
Irene Novas: Ingrid Pitt
Zarkov: Steve Ihnat

: Hudson and Halls

Peter Hudson and David Halls serve up their own brand of alternative cookery - a delightful mixture of food, fun, mistakes and all. Special guest Henry Cooper
Produced ana directed by ALAN WALSH
A BBCtv production in association with FRIDAY PRODUCTIONS LTD BBC North West


Unknown: Peter Hudson
Unknown: David Halls
Unknown: Henry Cooper
Directed By: Alan Walsh

: The Pink Panther Show: Extinct Pink, Le Great Dane Robbery, The Pink Quarterback

Today: Extinct Pink, Le Great Dane Robbery, The Pink Quarterback (R)

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Jimbo and the Jet Set The Old Timer
Written and created by PETER MADDOCKS
Voices Peter Hawkins and Susan Sheridan
Directed by KEITH LEARNER (R)


Unknown: Peter Maddocks
Unknown: Peter Hawkins
Unknown: Susan Sheridan
Directed By: Keith Learner

: What's Inside?: 6: Treasure

Floella Benjamin
With Bea, James, Joanna, Natasha, Speedy, Zoe and children from Maxilla Nursery Centre School
Story: Cream Tea by Peter Bonnici
Illustrations by Lisa Kopper
Storytellers Perminderpal Gill and Brian Jameson


Presenter: Floella Benjamin
Author of story: Peter Bonnici
Illustrations: Lisa Kopper
Storyteller: Perminderpal Gill
Storyteller: Brian Jameson
Musical Director: Richard Brown
Film Editor: Steve Scales
Producer: Sheila Fraser
Executive Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Ratman: The Fall and Rise of a Superhero: Part 2

starring Roland Rat Superstar and Alexei Sayle as Fatman
The rodent superhero is alone, his companions have left him to join the mysterious Fatman.
Is this the end for Ratman?


Fatman: Alexei Sayle
Writer: Colin Bostock-Smith
Writer: David Claridge
Assistant producer: Peter Leslie
Producer: Oliver MacFarlane
Police chief: John Challis

: Ewoks: To Save Deej

Wicket and his brothers, Weechee and Willy, must undertake a dangerous quest for the rare ingredients needed to make a potion to cure their seriously ill father.

: Beat the Teacher

Presented by Bruno Brooks
The first programme of a new teacher-beating week. Or is it? Ullswater High School will be hoping Mrs Pearson survives to fight another day. Devised by CLIVE DOIG


Presented By: Bruno Brooks
Unknown: Mrs Pearson
Unknown: Clive Doig
Unknown: Sally Fraser

: Newsround

: Blue Peter

with Mark Curry, Caron Keating and Yvette Fielding


Presenter: Mark Curry
Presenter: Caron Keating
Presenter: Yvette Fielding
Assistant Editor: Lewis Bronze
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: Masterteam 87

Presented by Angela Rippon The second week of competition begins with a medal-winning team hoping to qualify for the finals. Opposition comes from Bromley's Top of the Pew, who may try to use divine intervention in their bid to become Masterteam 87.


Presenter: Angela Rippon
Assistant Producer: Jan Binnie Gordon
Executive Producer: Dave Ross
Director: John M.A. Lane
Producer: Peter Fitton

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell Weather JOHN KETTLEY


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Weather John Kettley

: London Plus

John Stapleton
Lucy Meacock and Steve Clark bring you all tonight's headlines from London and the south east, and the interviews that will make tomorrow's talking points.
Plus all the day's sport from Michael Wale


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Lucy Meacock
Unknown: Steve Clark
Unknown: Michael Wale
Editor: Rachel Attwell

: Wogan

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


Unknown: Join Terry

: Doctor Who: Paradise Towers: Part 4

starring Sylvester McCoy with Bonnie Langford
The last of a four-part adventure by Stephen Wyatt
No ball games. No flyposts. No escape.


Writer: Stephen Wyatt
Incidental Music: Keff McCulloch
Lighting: Henry Barber
Script Editor: Andrew Cartmel
Designer: Martin Collins
Producer: John Nathan-Turner
Director: Nicholas Mallett
Chief Caretaker: Richard Briers
Bin Liner: Annabel Yuresha
The Doctor: Sylvester McCoy
Fire Escape: Julie Brennon
Blue Kang leader: Catherine Cusack
Melanie: Bonnie Langford
Pex: Howard Cooke
Deputy Chief Caretaker: Clive Merrison
Maddy: Judy Cornwell

: Brushstrokes

by JOHN ESMONDE and BOB LARBEY starring Karl Howman and Gary Waldhorn Elizabeth Counsell with Mike Walling Howard Lew Lewis Erika Hoffman
Lesley has flown the nest and Lionel recruits Jacko for a secret painting mission.
While he paints, he becomes embroiled in private family business and learns that age can be a big factor in relationships.
Produced and directed by MANDIE FLETCHER


Unknown: John Esmonde
Unknown: Karl Howman
Unknown: Gary Waldhorn
Unknown: Elizabeth Counsell
Unknown: Mike Walling
Unknown: Howard Lew Lewis
Unknown: Erika Hoffman
Directed By: Mandie Fletcher
Jacko: Karl Howman
Lionel: Gary Waldhorn
Veronica: Elizabeth Counsell
Eric: Mike Walling
Elmo: Howard Lew Lewis
Lesley: Erika Hoffman
Peter: Tony Mathews
Karen: Ruth Hudson

: Whatever Next....

Starring Noel Edmonds
Can you beat the challengers in predicting the outcome of unusual situations and are you a good judge of character? If so you'll love Whatever Next ... Sound ALAN MACHIN


Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: Alan MacHin
Unknown: Alan Jeffrey
Designer: John Stout
Producer: Michael Hurll

: Nine O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis and Debbie Thrower Regional News Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: Panorama

A Price on All Our Heads The Government is embarking on the most radical tax changes this century. Every man and woman in Great Britain faces having to pay a local government tax: a flat charge per head, varying from council to council.
The Government calls it the Community Charge; others, the Poll Tax. The
Government says it will be fairer than the present rates bills, and will make councils more accountable. Its opponents claim it will hit the poor, benefit the rich and be a nightmare to collect. Fred Emery reports from
Scotland, the shires and the inner cities.


Unknown: Fred Emery
Producer: Denys Blakeway
Editor: Tim Gardam

: Lovejoy: Death and Venice: 1

starring in a two-part story by IAN LA FRENAIS with Guest stars
Lovejoy is involved in a murder, and an eccentric millionaire invites him to join in what promises to be the biggest art scandal of this, or any, century.
Created for television by IAN LA FRENAIS from the Lovejoy books by JONATHAN GASH Producer ROBERT BANKS STEWART Director BAZ TAYLOR (R)


Story By: Ian La Frenais
Television By: Ian La Frenais
Lovejoy: Ian McShane
Lady Jane: Phyllis Logan
Tinker: Dudley Sutton
Gimbert: Malcolm Tierney
Eric: Chris Jury
Pinder: Alexander Knox
Caterina: Gwen Humble
Cosima: Haydn Gwynne
Nancy: Alibe Parsons
Gerry: Albert Welling
Keith: Steven Pacey
Malleson: Alan Rowe
Campie: Ray Mort
Helen: Jo Ross
Mrs Cameron: Jan Wilson
Brian: Anthony Jackson
Det Sgt Drabble: John Scholes
Tonio: Max Latimer
Giuseppe: Guido Adorni
Miriam: Lorna Barton
Cesare: Andrew Darby
Vito: Mark McBride
Barman: Sidney Kean

: Film 87

Barry Norman presents his personal review of the week's cinema releases.
Aria gives opera the pop video treatment. Ten of the most innovative directors including Jean-Luc Godard , Ken Russell and Robert Altman , illustrate their chosen arias, with some surprising results.
Richard Attenborough is in the studio to discuss his latest film Cry Freedom, the story of Steve Biko , the South African freedom fighter, and Donald Woods , the journalist who uncovered the truth about his death in police custody.


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Jean-Luc Godard
Unknown: Ken Russell
Unknown: Robert Altman
Unknown: Richard Attenborough
Unknown: Steve Biko
Unknown: Donald Woods
Producer: Bruce Thompson

: Micro File

: 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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