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: Ceefax AM

: Gil Lamb

in Hollywood Honeymoon An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with John Stapleton and Kirsty Wark
Winter Olympics 88 - all the latest action from
Calgary including two-man bobsleigh and ice hockey.


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Kirsty Wark

: Laverne and Shirley

8.55 Regional News; Weather

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Eamonn Holmes invites you to join him for a special extended early edition.
Plus the chance to request your favourite clips from the BBC archives.
(More answers to your comments at


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: News

Weather followed by The Flintstones Sheriff for a Day
A HANNA BARBERA production (R)

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane with programme news and birthday greetings followed by Play School
A week of looking at the world of animals begins with a visit from one with a surprising talent - a chimp who paints!
Presenters Ben Thomas and Carol Chell
Story: Juju and the Pirate by LOUIS BAUM and PHILLIPPE MATTER
Musical director JONATHAN COHEN Percussion WILL HILL Woodwind PHIL TODD Director FAY WOOLF
Editor CYNTHIA FELGATE (R) and The Wombles Music by MIKE BATT
Animated by BARRY LEITH Directed by IVOR WOOD (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Presenters: Ben Thomas
Presenters: Carol Chell
Unknown: Louis Baum
Director: Jonathan Cohen
Unknown: Will Hill
Unknown: Woodwind Phil Todd
Director: Fay Woolf
Editor: Cynthia Felgate
Music By: Mike Batt
Unknown: Barry Leith
Directed By: Ivor Wood

: Five to Eleven

with David King


Unknown: David King

: News

Weather followed by Open Air with Pattie Coldwell and Eamonn Holmes


Unknown: Pattie Coldwell
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: News

Weather followed by Olvmoic Report
The XV Olympic Winter Games Steve Rider introduces the action including alpine ski-ing, speed skating and ice hockey. The ski-ing is the men's Super-G, new to the Olympics, where PIRMIN
ZURBRIGGEN of Switzerland started favourite. Medals were also decided last night in the longest of the speed-skating events - the men's 10,000m. As well, there's action from the final matches in group B of the ice-hockey championship, and a look at an exciting demonstration sport - freestyle ski-ing.

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Neighbours

The perpetrator of the hate letters is discovered. This week's cast:
Written by RICK MAIER


Written By: Rick Maier
Written By: David Phillips.
Written By: Ray Kolle
Written By: Ginny Lowndes.
Written By: Ray Harding
Directed By: Steve Mann.
Directed By: Max Varnel
Shane Ramsay: Peter O'Brien
Tom Ramsay: Gary Files
Madge: Anne Charleston
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Scott: Jason Donovan
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Des Clarke: Paul Keane
Daphne Clarke: Elaine Smith
Clive Gibbons: Geoff Paine
Lucy Robinson: Kylie Flinker
Mike Young: Guy Pearce
Charlene: Kylie Minogue
Mrs Mangel: Vivean Gray
Jane Harris: Annie Jones
Susan Cole: Gloria Ajenstat
Dan Ramsay: Syd Conabere
Ruth Wilson: Stephanie Daniel
Edna Ramsay: Jessica Noad
Sue Parker: Kate Gorman
Ray Murphy: Norman Yemm
Peter Smith: Tom Coltraine
Rex Webb: Michael Neaylon

: Going for Gold

Hosted by Henry Kelly


Unknown: Henry Kelly

: Ironside: All in a Day's Work

Written by Ed McBain.
Starring Raymond Burr as Robert T. Ironside, with Don Galloway as Det Sgt Ed Brown, Barbara Anderson as Officer Eve Whitfield and Don Mitchell as Mark Sanger.
Guest star Jeanette Nolan.

Eve Whitfield kills an armed robber in the line of duty and learns, to her anguish, that he is a 17-year-old boy.


Writer: Ed McBain
Director: Charles S. Dubin
Robert T. Ironside: Raymond Burr
Det Sgt Ed Brown: Don Galloway
Officer Eve Whitfield: Barbara Anderson
Mark Sanger: Don Mitchell
[Actor]: Jeannette Nolan

: Best of British

A series celebrating
50 years of classic films from the Rank Studios.
Narrated by John Mills Leave 'Em Laughing
Featuring some of the cinema's most famous comedians including Norman Wisdom Stanley Holloway
Will Hay, Arthur Askey Frankie Howerd and the Carry On team in hilarious moments from On the Beat, Oh Mr Porter , Ghost Train, Carry On Doctor and others. Produced by ROBERT SIDAWAY and MAURICE SELLAR
A CHARISMA FILMS production (R)


Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: Frankie Howerd
Unknown: Mr Porter
Produced By: Robert Sidaway
Produced By: Maurice Sellar

: Watchdog

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Bananaman
Auntie's Back in Town With the voices of Tim Brooke-Taylor
Bill Oddie , Graeme Garden Jill Shilling (R)


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Jill Shilling

: The Antics Roadshow

featuring Paul Goddard as Albert Antics
Mark Reader , Stephen Lloyd as the AA All at Sea
From MERSEYSIDE MARITIME MUSEUM, Liverpool, with children from ST PETER AND
Postcards to: The Antics Roadshow. BBCtv, London W3 6XJ


Unknown: Paul Goddard
Unknown: Albert Antics
Unknown: Mark Reader
Unknown: Stephen Lloyd
Unknown: St Peter
Written By: Paul Goddard
Written By: Peter Charlton
Producer: Peter Charlton

: SuperTed

SuperTed and the Whales (R)

: Goody Hall

by NATALIE BABBITT Told for Jackanory by Michael Maloney
1: When wandering ex-actor,
Hercules Feltwright , becomes a tutor at the beautiful house he is sure he will be able to be his own true self at last. But soon he finds himself taking on the roles of thief and detective, ghost-hunter and secret-keeper at mysterious Goody Hall.


Unknown: Natalie Babbitt
Unknown: Michael Maloney
Unknown: Hercules Feltwright

: Droids

The Adventures of R2-D2 and C-3PO
Mon Julpa. The last of a three-part adventure
The Pirates of Tarnoonga While flying a decoy fuel shipment to Tammuz-An,
Jann, Jess and the Droids are attacked and captured by space pirate Kybo Ren and his crew.


Unknown: Mon Julpa.
Unknown: Kybo Ren

: 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

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas WitcheU Weather IAN MCCASKILL


Unknown: Nicholas Witcheu
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: London Plus

Lucy Meacock , Steve Clarke and Richard Bath bring you tonight's news and views from London and the South East.
Plus sport from Michael Wale Editor FIONA CHESTERTON


Unknown: Lucy Meacock
Unknown: Steve Clarke
Unknown: Richard Bath
Unknown: Michael Wale
Editor: Fiona Chesterton

: Wogan

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


Unknown: Join Terry

: Watchdog

The campaigning consumer programme that's on your side. John Stapleton and Lynn Faulds Wood chase the stories you send them.
If you have something for the team to investigate, write to Watchdog, BBCtv, London
W12 8QT, or ring the hotline on [number removed]. Deputy editor STEVE ROSE Editor NICK HAYES


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Lynn Faulds Wood
Editor: Nick Hayes

: The Golden Oldie Picture Show

Once again Dave Lee Travis introduces some famous hit records from the past, helped by various film-makers who were asked to present the 'images' that these great old songs evoked in them. This is what they saw.
Executive producer JOHN KING BBC Pebble Mill


Introduces: Dave Lee Travis

: Whatever Next....

starring Noel Edmonds Last programme in the series.
Presented with an unusual situation can you foresee the outcome? Shown a picture of a person, can you see into their personality? Pit your wits against Noel's contestants in tonight's Whatever Next ... Sound MARK HOLLAND Lighting TERRY BRETT Designer JOHN STOUT


Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: Terry Brett
Designer: John Stout
Unknown: Michael Hurll

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Debbie Thrower

: Panorama

A weekly window on life in Britain and around the world through the eyes of television's top reporters:
Robin Denselow , Fred Emery Gavin Hewitt , Richard Lindley Tom Mangold , John Ware Steve Bradshaw Editor TIM GARDAM


Unknown: Robin Denselow
Unknown: Fred Emery
Unknown: Gavin Hewitt
Unknown: Richard Lindley
Unknown: Tom Mangold
Unknown: John Ware
Unknown: Steve Bradshaw
Editor: Tim Gardam

: Talking Pictures

Written and presented by Barry Norman.
A series which tells the story of Hollywood from the coming of sound to the present day.
Hollywood Goes to War
With America's entry into the Second World War,
Hollywood, eager to play its own part in the war effort, unleashed a tide of patriotism and propaganda, escapism and romance. Many in Hollywood itself were quick to volunteer - not just for active service but for War Bond tours, troop entertainments, and the Hollywood Canteen.
Film-makers in uniform like
John Ford and John Huston made battle documentaries now regarded as classics in their field.
Bob Hope , Greer Garson
Joan Fontaine , John Huston Eddie Bracken , Joan Leslie and June Havoc are among those who discuss Hollywood at war.
Videotape editor JAMES TIMOTHY rum editor DENISE PERRIN
Series producer JUDY LINDSAY Producer DAVID JEFFCOCK


Presented By: Barry Norman.
Unknown: Bob Hope
Unknown: Greer Garson
Unknown: Joan Fontaine
Unknown: John Huston
Unknown: Eddie Bracken
Unknown: Joan Leslie
Editor: James Timothy
Editor: Denise Perrin
Producer: Judy Lindsay
Producer: David Jeffcock

: Business Matters

A new look, each week, at a specific issue crucial to the health of business and industry in 1988. Flight Into the Unknown Why is Britain renowned worldwide for inventiveness but has notorious difficulty in getting good ideas off the ground?
Reporter David Lomax investigates, using the history of the new Optica spotter plane as a case study. Photography GODFREY JOHNSON film editor ALEX RICHARDSON Editor BRIAN DA VIES (e)


Reporter: David Lomax
Unknown: Godfrey Johnson
Editor: Alex Richardson

: Minstrel of the Dawn

Mary O'Hara brings you some more of her favourite songs, this week from
Clandeboye House, an exotic mansion in Northern Ireland. Her guests, Incantation, bring some unusual tone-colour to the programme with their Peruvian instruments. Musical director
Sound PAT WHELAN. BRIAN SPEERS Assistant producer HARRY ADAIR Producer ALAN TONGUE Clandeboye House used by kind permission of Lord and Lady Dufferin.


Unknown: Mary O'Hara
Unknown: Pat Whelan.
Producer: Harry Adair
Producer: Alan Tongue

: 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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