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: Ceefax AM

: Leon Errol

in Texas Tough Guy
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with John Stapleton and Kirsty Wark
Reports from Mark Easton Bill Neely , Anita Findley Caroline Righton
Gail Foley and James Cox


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Kirsty Wark
Unknown: Mark Easton
Unknown: Bill Neely
Unknown: Anita Findley
Unknown: Caroline Righton
Unknown: Gail Foley

: News

Weather followed by Open Air with Eamonn Holmes
(Answers to your comments 11.00am)


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: Kilroy!

with Robert Kilroy-Silk


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News

Weather followed by Going for Gold

: Children's BBC

with Andy Crane

followed by Play School
Story: The Weatherhouse (traditional) (R)

and The Adventures of Spot by Eric Hill
Spot Goes to the Circus (R)


Presenter (CBBC): Andy Crane
Presenter: Janet Palmer
Guest: Fred Harris

: Five to Eleven

with Rudolph Walker


Unknown: Rudolph Walker

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Pattie Coldwell and Eamonn Holmes give you the chance to voice your criticisms, comments and praise on last night's television. Ring [number removed]


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live with Pamela Armstrong Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers


Unknown: Pamela Armstrong
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Neighbours

A childhood friend of Helen's rekindles pleasant memories, but Laura is acting strangely and there is a graveside mystery to be unravelled.
(For cast see page 33. Shown again at 5.35pm)

: Going for Gold

Hosted by Henry Kelly

: Knots Landing

High Ideals
Gary and Cathy consummate their relationship. Written by RONALD COWAN and DANIEL LIPMAN Directed by ROBERT BECKER


Written By: Ronald Cowan
Directed By: Robert Becker
Valene: Joan van Ark
Gary: Ted Shackelford
Abby: Donna Mills
Karen: Michele Lee
Mack: Kevin Dobson
Lilimae: Julie Harris
Laura: Constance McCashin
Ben: Douglas Sheehan
Greg: William Devane
Cathy: Lisa Hartman
Diana: Claudia Lonow
Jim: With Clayton Landley
Mark St Claire: Joseph Chapman

: Couples

The first of seven couples in this series about men and women and the lives they live together, is Donald and Wendy Woods , central figures in the film Cry
Freedom. Dilys Morgan talks to them about the eventful times they have shared since they met as youngsters in the Transkei 33 years ago and why they fled from their homeland with their five children, one suitcase and L300 into exile 6,000 miles away.
WODDIS ON: page 81


Unknown: Wendy Woods
Talks: Dilys Morgan
Editor: Christine Garner
Producer: Jeanne La Chard

: The Clothes Show

Selina Scott , Jeff Banks and Caryn Franklin with the smartest looking show on television. The search begins for a new uniform for the Girl Guides. Meet a young designer, Merle Dalton , achieving success thanks to help from the Prince's Youth Business Trust, and look at fabric design. There's a lad from Cardiff with his electronic suits and, of course, there's Sindy doll.... Producer ROGER CASSTLES BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Designer: Merle Dalton

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Doodle Doodle and his cartoon friends meet children from Salford and London and get down to some serious drawing!
Music MICHAEL OMER Executive producer


Unknown: Doodle Doodle
Music: Michael Omer
Unknown: Theresa Plummer
Producer: Roy Milani

: Laurel and Hardy

Stan and Ollie in Stuporman

: The Hermit and the Bear

Told for Jackanory by Brian Cant
Today: River Craft


Unknown: John Yeoman

: Yogi Bear

Brave Little Brave
A mighty little hunter scores a big hit with Yogi. (R)

: Knowhow

Written and presented by Johnny Ball , Ann De Caires and Mark Salter
Know how suspension works, what video discs are, why people turn into currant buns and who discovered gravity? Watch Knowhow! Hyperspace Hotel
3: The Giant Alturn Terror Weed Strikes Again
Studio director BRENDA BARRIE Producer JANE TARLETON
For factsheet send large sae to: [address removed]


Presented By: Johnny Ball
Presented By: Ann de Caires
Presented By: Mark Salter
Written By: James Follett
Designer: Kathy Attv
Director: Brenda Barrie
Producer: Jane Tarleton
Unknown: Wood Lane
Jo King: Buki Armstrong
Paula Collins: Siobhan Hayes
Winston: Paul Raffield
MrsGreenaway: Lin Sagovsky
Voice of Knowall: Bill Homewood

: Newsround

with John Craven Helen Rollason and Roger Finn


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Helen Rollason
Unknown: Roger Finn

: Jossy's Giants

A five-part series by SID WADDELL
3: The Seige of St James's
Harvey takes to the ice, while Tracey goes to earth. It's all part of the battle for survival with the formidable
Councillor Glenda Fletcher.
Director EDWARD PUGH (R) (Part 4 on Friday at 5.05pm)


Unknown: Sid Waddell
Unknown: Glenda Fletcher.
Producer: Paul Stone
Director: Edward Pugh
Jossy Blair: Jim Barclay
Councillor Glenda Fletcher: Jenny McCracken
Albert: Christopher Burgess
Bob Nelson: John Judd
Bobby Charlton: Himself
Willie McFaul: Himself
Tracey Gaunt: Julie Foy
Ross Nelson: Mark Gillard
Ricky Sweet: Paul Kirkbright
Harvey: Julian Walsh
Glenn: Stuart McGuinness
Ian Sellick: Ian Sheppard
Bus conductor: Alan O'Keefe
Council official: Colin Bean
Dean: Martin Pitman
Daz: Lee Quarmby
Wayne Chapman: Oliver Orr
Netball umpire: Michelle Fenton

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas WitcheU Weather IAN MCCASKILL


Unknown: Nicholas Witcheu
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
By the halfway point in his introduction to Italian, Frank feels he's mastered shopping, so on the beautiful island of Sardinia he goes boating and finds he has to use some nautical language.
Times cartoonist Mel Caiman doesn't need words - he takes his pencil and pad to
Barcelona for a weekend break and hardly has time to put them down.
Kathy Tayler , on the other hand, found time passing at a wonderfully monotonous speed. She can only go as fast as Tinker can pull her gypsy-style caravan through the Cotswolds.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Mel Caiman
Unknown: Kathy Tayler

: EastEnders

by Charlie Humphreys.
"There's whispers about Den selling up. Where's that going to leave me? Right up the Swanee."
(For cast see page 59)
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Charlie Humphreys
Title Music: Simon May
Title Music: Leslie Osborne
Series Designer: Keith Harris
Script Editor: John Maynard
Series Producer: Julia Smith
Director: Chris Clough

: A Question of Sport

Bill Beaumont and Emlyn Hughes captain two teams of top sporting celebrities.
David Coleman tests their knowledge of the faces, facts and feats that revive memories of the greatest, and the funniest, moments in sport. And tonight, the fifth Mystery Personality in this year's viewers' competition. Producer MIKE ADLEY BBC Manchester
0 INFO: page 76


Unknown: Emlyn Hughes
Unknown: David Coleman
Producer: Mike Adley

: Wildife on One

Kingdom of the Crabs Narrated by David Attenborough
Do you have the courage to watch 130 million crabs on the move? The inhabitants of Christmas Island have no option because each year they wake up to find legions of red crabs marching through their gardens.
Situated in the Indian Ocean, south of Java, Christmas
Island is dominated by land crabs of all shapes and sizes. There are robot-like blues, jungle-dwelling hermits, and mighty robbers with claws like wire cutters. But most spectacular of all are the swarming hoards of red crabs which scuttle to the coast to spawn, generating one of the most awesome events in the animal kingdom.
Filmed and directed by GLEN CARRUTHERS and JAN ALDENHOVEN
Executive producer JOHN SPARKS Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol
0 FEATURE: page 10


Unknown: David Attenborough
Directed By: Glen Carruthers
Directed By: Jan Aldenhoven
Editor: David McCormick
Music By: Martin Kiszko
Producer: Dilys Breese

: Nine O'Clock News

Martyn Lewis and Philip Hayton present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Philip Hayton

: Crossfire

An original serial in five parts by JOHN MCNEIL starring Eamon Boland with Sean Caffrey
Alan Devlin , John Keegan and Emer Gillespie 2: Woman's Work
'We've got an army of people so busy gathering facts the villains are having a field day. That's what you're here for. Not playing bloody sheriff! Collating data. Of some small help to this beleaguered community. Understood?'
Stunt arranger TERRY FORRESTAL
Music composed by RICHARD HARVEY Costume designer ELAINE NICHOLS Script editor JENNY SHERIDAN Designer ALEX GOURLAY Producer RON CRADDOCK Director KEN HANNAM


Unknown: John McNeil
Unknown: Eamon Boland
Unknown: Sean Caffrey
Unknown: Alan Devlin
Unknown: John Keegan
Unknown: Emer Gillespie
Unknown: Terry Forrestal
Composed By: Richard Harvey
Designer: Elaine Nichols
Editor: Jenny Sheridan
Designer: Alex Gourlay
Producer: Ron Craddock
Director: Ken Hannam
Sean Scanlon: John Keegan
Eamon Duffy: Alan Devlin
Mrs Duffy: Virginia Cole
Freddie Ross: Eamon Boland
Chief Insp 'Daisy Burke': Sean Caffrey
Asst Chief Con Gilbert: Robert Blythe
Donal McCarthy: Tony Doyle
Thomas Mallin: James Donnelly
Daniel Kent: Denys Hawthorne
Jack: Peter Taggart
Kevin Brady: Toby E Byrne
Clare: Emer Gillespie
PC Piggott: Christopher Dunne
Kathy Ross: Lesley Nightingale
Reilly: Michael McKnight
O'Brien: Michael O'Hagan

: Film 88

Barry Norman presents his personal review of the week's cinema releases.
Empire of the Sun - the long-awaited new film from
Steven Spielberg. It's based on J. G. Ballard 's novel about a young English boy's experience growing up in China during the Second
World War. The stars include Miranda Richardson ,
Nigel Havers and John Malkovich. Moonstruck - Cher and Nicolas Cage star in this romantic comedy about the loves, jealousies and entanglements facing an eccentric Italian-American family from Brooklyn. Cher plays a dowdy widow who falls in love with her prospective brother-in-law - a hot-headed and passionate baker - Nicolas Cage. Director BRUCE THOMPSON Producer JANE LUSH


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Steven Spielberg.
Unknown: J. G. Ballard
Unknown: Miranda Richardson
Unknown: Nigel Havers
Unknown: John Malkovich.
Unknown: Nicolas Cage
Unknown: Nicolas Cage.
Director: Bruce Thompson

: Network

Presented by Anna Ford with Craig Charles
These days television is never far away from contentious social, moral and political controversies.
Network provides a monthly opportunity for viewers themselves to raise such issues. They can put their argument in their own films which will then be pursued in greater depth with the responsible broadcasters and other viewers in the studio. Tonight's programme also features a special report by Craig Charles from Australia. As more and more Australian television appears in this country, Craig has been finding out what Australian viewers think of the television that is exported from Britain.
Studio director NIGEL FINNIS
Executive producer JEREMY GIBSON Producer ROBIN GUTCH
If you want to use 'Network', write to: Network, BBCtv, London
W12 8QT, or leave a message any time on [number removed]


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

: World Figure Skating Championships

from Budapest featuring Pairs Short Programme Just one month after the Winter Games in Calgary, the 1988 Olympic Champions compete for further fame and glory in Hungary's capital city. Tonight, EKATERINA GORDEEVA and SERGEI GRINKOV begin the defence of their world title but Soviet team-mates and former champions ELENA VALOVA and OLEG vasiliev will be looking to avenge their defeat in Canada. Competing for Great Britain are CHERYL PEAKE and ANDREW NAYLOR
Commentator ALAN WEEKS
Introduced by BARRY DAVIES
Television presentation MTV, Hungary


Unknown: Sergei Grinkov
Unknown: Oleg Vasiliev
Unknown: Cheryl Peake
Unknown: Andrew Naylor
Unknown: Neil Cushley.
Introduced By: Barry Davies

: 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.

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