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: Ceefax AM

: Gil Lamb

in Pardon My Wrench
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with John Stapleton and Kirsty Wark
Reports from Mark Easton
Bill Neely , Caroline Righton Gail Foley , James Cox and Anita Findlay
National and international news and analysis on the hour and half hour. Winter Olympics 88 - all the latest from Calgary including speed skating and ice dancing.


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Kirsty Wark
Unknown: Mark Easton
Unknown: Bill Neely
Unknown: Caroline Righton
Unknown: Gail Foley
Unknown: James Cox

: Laverne and Shirley

8.55 Regional News and Weather

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Eamonn Holmes with a special extended early edition


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: News

Weather followed by Going for Gold

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane with programme news and birthday greetings followed by Play School
Ben introduces his own pet - a dog called Jock - and there's a film about a horse called Hercules.
Presenters Ben Thomas Carol Chell
Story: Hercules (R) and The Wombles by ELISABETH BERESFORD
Told by Bernard Cribbins (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Presenters: Ben Thomas
Presenters: Carol Chell
Unknown: Elisabeth Beresford
Told By: Bernard Cribbins

: Five to Eleven

with David King and his dog Brock


Unknown: David King

: News

Weather followed by Open Air with Pattie Coldwell and Eamonn Holmes Ring [number removed]or write to: Open Air,
PO Box 27, Oxford Road, Manchester M60 1SJ


Unknown: Pattie Coldwell
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: News

Weather followed by Olympic Report
The XV Olympic Winter Games
Highlights of the original set pattern in the ice-dance championship, which may decide who succeeds Torvill and Dean as Olympic champions.
Also today, the women's
500m speed skating event in which East Germany's KARIN KANIA , in her final Olympics, was trying to add to her tally of three gold and two silver medals.
Plus, how the final ice-hockey group tables looked after the completion of the first round.
Television presentation CTV


Unknown: Karin Kania

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Neighbours

Edna gets a shock when she files for divorce.
(For cast see page 47. Shown again at 5.35pm)

: Going for Gold

Hosted by Henry Kelly
With six contestants left, who is going to be today's winner? The first four to win must 'beat the buzzer'.


Unknown: Henry Kelly

: Knots Landing

Second Chances
Gary learns the secret of Cathy's past. Mack gets too close to the Wolfbridge
Group, so they take steps to silence him.
Written by JOEL FEIGENBAUM Directed by BILL DUKE


Written By: Joel Feigenbaum
Directed By: Bill Duke
Valene: Joan van Ark
Gary: Ted Shackelford
Abby: Donna Mills
Karen: Michele Lee
Mack: Kevin Dobson
Lilimae: Julie Harris
Laura: Constance McCashin
Chip: Michael Sabatino
Diana: Claudia Lonow
Ben: Douglas Sheehan
Greg: William Devane

: Valerie

starring with Doc Day Afternoon
It's a bad day for Valerie - the roof needs repairing and there's a death in the family. Written by UNDA MARSH and MARGIE PETERS Directed by ASAAD KELADA (R)


Written By: Unda Marsh
Unknown: Margie Peters
Directed By: Asaad Kelada
Valerie Hogan: Valerie Harper
David Hogan: Jason Bateman
Mark Hogan: Jeremy Licht
Willie Hogan: Danny Ponce
Michael Hogan: Josh Taylor
Barbara: Christine Ebersole

: The Clothes Show

Is fashion Down Under all swinging corks and bikini bottoms? Jeff Banks and Caryn Franklin celebrate the arrival of the first sheep in Australia 200 years ago. Bruce Oldfield and Jean Muir represent the UK in a major fashion show featuring wool collections by the world's leading designers. There's a visit to a sheep station, a Merino stud and yes ... there's swimwear too!
Series producer ROGER CASSTLES BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Unknown: Bruce Oldfield
Unknown: Jean Muir
Producer: Clare Stride
Producer: Roger Casstles

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Henrys Cat The Competition
Narrated by Bob Godfrey (R)


Unknown: Bob Godfrey

: Philomena

A See-Saw programme with Johnny Ball (R)


Unknown: Johnny Ball

: Laurel and Hardy

Bowling Boobs (R)

: Goody Hall

by NATAUE BABBITT Told for Jackanory by Michael Maloney (2)


Unknown: Michael Maloney

: Yogi Bear

Bear Face Bear (R)

: The Really Wild Show

with Terry Nutkins Nick Davies and Chris Packham
It's competition time! Who can grip like an orang-utan?
Or swing like a gibbon?
Or drink like a butterfly?
Or shoot like an archer fish?
The Really Wild Show audience!
There are games for feet, hands, eyes and even tongues and the chance to meet the weirdest animal in Britain!


Unknown: Terry Nutkins
Unknown: Nick Davies
Unknown: Chris Packham
Producers: Paul Appleby
Producers: Alastair Fothergill

: Newsround

: Grange Hill

A series of 20 programmes Episode 15 by BARRY PURCHESE
Ziggy and Robbie set out to get their revenge on Mauler and Vince becomes the hero of the hour. Ronnie has a very bad experience indeed. This week's cast:
Costume designer JACKY LEVY Make-up designer LISA WESTCOTT


Unknown: Barry Purchese
Unknown: Phil Redmond
Designer: Colin Blaymires
Designer: Jacky Levy
Designer: Lisa Westcott
Producer: Ronald Smedley
Director: Albert Barber
Mrs McClusky: Gwyneth Powell
Mr Robson: Stuart Organ
Mr Bronson: Michael Sheard
Mr McKenzie: Nicholas Donnelly
Mr Griffiths: George A. Cooper
Mrs Birtles: Angela Crow
Store manager: Lorraine Molins
Shop assistant: Jazzi Northover
policewoman: Belinda Lee
Mrs Reagan: Lucinda Curtis
MiSS Booth: Karen Ford
Mrs Pearson: Julia Goodman
Mr Pearson: Bunny Losh
Ronnie Birtles: Tina Mahon
Fiona Wilsoa: Michelle Gayle
Helen Kelly: Ruth Carraway
Georgina: Samantha Lewis
Calley: Simone Hyams
Ziggy: George Christopher
Robbie Wright: John Alford
Trevor: John Drummond
Vince Savage: Steve West
Gonch: John McMahon
Mauler: Joshua Fenton
Mauler's gang..: Warren Brian
Mauler's gang: Stuart McGregor
Mauler's gang: Ian Congdon
Tony Trent: Clive Parker
'Tegs' Ratcliffe: Sean Maguire
Justine Dean: Rachel Roberts
Liam: Steven Coe
Tommy: Lawrence Lewin
Laura: Fiona Lee-Fraser
Fred: Simon Vaughan
Jane Bishop: Joann Kenny
Clarke Trent: Darren Cudjoe
Matthew: Paul Adams
Chrissy: Sonya Kearns
Susi Young: Lynne Radford

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell Weather IAN MCCASKILL


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: Regional news magazines

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

: Holiday 88

with Frank Bough
The Italians simply love a trier. A little word here and there opens doors and broadens smiles. So, Frank decides a BBC course in Italian will help him see the country from a slightly different angle. He starts his four-part lesson in Rimini. Kathy Tayler goes further afield to Pluto - not the Planet, the cartoon character. She is joined by all the other larger-than-life stars of Florida's Disneyworld.
And meet the unlikely lads, Scott, Paul and Ozzie: three Liverpudlian teenagers who take a break from standing in the Jobcentre, to see if they can have a holiday on their dole money.


Unknown: Frank Bough

: EastEnders

by Charlie Humphreys.
"You two, you've got to see Pat. Get it sorted for once and for all."
Feature: page 9
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Charlie Humphreys
Title Music: Simon May
Title Music: Leslie Osborne
Series Designer: Keith Harris
Script Editor: Jane Harris
Series Producer: Julia Smith
Director: Tony Virgo
Pat: Pam St. Clement
Den: Leslie Grantham
Mags: Kathryn Apanowicz
Wicksy: Nick Berry
James Willmott-Brown: William Boyde
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Pete: Peter Dean
Kenny: Michael Attwell
Lofty: Tom Watt
Carmel: Judith Jacob
Darren: Gary McDonald
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Ali: Nejdet Salih
Sue: Sandy Ratcliff
Tom: Donald Tandy
Lou: Anna Wing
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Michelle: Susan Tully
Elizabeth: Lucy Bayler
Colin: Michael Cashman
Barry: Gary Hailes
Judy: Joanna Bright
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Donna: Matilda Ziegler

: A Question of Sport

Questionmaster David Coleman is joined by captains Bill Beaumont and Emlyn Hughes and their teams of top sporting celebrities.
Director MICK DEMPSEY Producer MIKE ADLEY BBC Manchester


Unknown: David Coleman
Unknown: Bill Beaumont
Unknown: Emlyn Hughes
Director: Mick Dempsey
Producer: Mike Adley

: Wildlife on One

Narrated by David Attenborough
An oasis is a 'desert island', an island of fertile irrigated land in a vast sea of desert. At its heart a spring of ancient water bubbles from the sands of the Sahara, making life possible for men and animals alike. Some animals are permanent castaways at the oasis - the highly venomous homed viper, energetic marsh frogs, the rare and delightful desert sparrow.
Others, like the tribesmen with their flocks of goats and camels travel many miles to seek out the precious water. In spring and autumn millions of migrant birds pause to feed and rest in the shade of palm trees. Photography MIKE HERD Film editor ALAN HOIDA Producer DILYS BREESE


Unknown: David Attenborough
Editor: Alan Hoida
Producer: Dilys Breese

: Nine O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis and Debbie Thrower
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: The Play on One: Unreported Incident

by DAVID MARTIN starring
'For my last guests tonight....' With these words, chat show host Michael Flynn introduces Jack Lawrence and Jimmy Dunne. Jack and Jimmy were once, briefly, enemies at opposite ends of a gun on the Irish border. Since that almost fatal moment their lives have become inextricably mixed. Michael wants a sob story with a happy ending. What he gets is something else entirely.
Executive producer BILL BRYDEN


Unknown: David Martin
Introduces: Michael Flynn
Unknown: Jack Lawrence
Unknown: Jimmy Dunne.
Unknown: John Merryfield
Unknown: Hunter Galbraith
Designer: David McKenzie
Producer: Bill Bryden
Produced By: Norman McCandlish
Directed By: Christopher Baker
Michael: T P McKenna
Jack: Maurice Roeves
Douglas: David Calder
Jimmy Dunne: Tim Brierley
Elvi Rogers: Marsha Hunt
Paul Mann: Nickolas Grace
Morag Stevenson: Kika Mirylees
Greg: Emlyn Price
Joan: Maggie Ollerenshaw
Paula: Grace Glover
Ken: Malcolm Kaye
Bill: Nigel Lambert
Geoff: Carl Rigg
Simon: Andrew Secombe
Owen: Alan Downer
Len: Eric Allan
Steady Eddie: Bill Caddick
Mary: Tara Ward

: Network

Presented by Anna Ford with Craig Charles
One year after the BBC and ITV launched their AIDS health campaign the new series of Network begins with some of the controversies raised by the past year's
AIDS programming. Has TV increased our awareness of AIDS enough? How should broadcasters portray sexual relationships in the AIDS era? Should 'safer sex' information be more explicit? Just some of the issues viewers and broadcasters will be discussing in the Network studio following a film made by SIMON WATNEY , who works in AIDS health education.
Studio director NIGEL FINNIS
Executive producer JEREMY GIBSON Producer ROBIN GUTCH
If you want to use Network, write to 'Network,' "BBCtv Centre, London
W12 8QT or leave a message any time on [number removed].


Presented By: Anna Ford
Unknown: Craig Charles
Unknown: Simon Watney
Director: Nigel Finnis
Producer: Jeremy Gibson
Producer: Robin Gutch

: 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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