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: Ceefax AM

: Leon Errol

in Wedtime Story
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

Live from Moscow,
Jeremy Paxman brings full coverage of the climax of the Superpower Summit. Soviet and American guests assess the success of the talks.
In London Kirsty Wark and John Stapleton with news from home and abroad. Weather from
Francis Wilson at 7.25, 7.55, and 8.25 Regional news and travel updates at 7.27, 7.57 and 8.27


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Francis Wilson

: News

Weather followed by Children's BBC
Colin Heywood - starting with Big Top Science
Join in a national experiment with Terry and Kjartan. Using the Beaufort scale they show you how to measure the force and direction of the wind. Send your results to:
Big Top Science Experiment, PO Box 210,
Southampton S09 7PR

: Laurel and Hardy

in Ball Maul (R)

: The Really Wild Show

Seaworld of Orlando, Florida, is probably the safest place to watch sharks - but to answer your questions, Terry has to hand-feed them!
The world's fastest spiders run the 1,000m, and an electric eel lights up the studio. (R)

: News

Weather followed by Charlie Brown


Unknown: Charlie Brown

: Children's BBC

Colin Heywood with programme news and birthday greetings starting with Play School
Presenter Sheelagh Gilbey Guest Brian Jameson Story: Nosey Mrs Rat by JEFFREY ALLEN and JAMES MARSHALL (R)
A Picnic on the River (R)


Unknown: Colin Heywood
Presenter: Sheelagh Gilbey
Unknown: Brian Jameson
Unknown: Nosey Mrs Rat
Unknown: Jeffrey Allen
Unknown: James Marshall

: Five to Eleven

with Emma Thompson


Unknown: Emma Thompson

: News

Weather followed by Cook with Clare
Experts have discovered that health is closely linked to the food you eat. Today Clare Connery demonstrates vegetarian main courses.


Unknown: Clare Connery

: Wildlife on One

The Great Hedgehog Mystery Narrated by David Attenborough
Hedgehogs have been around for 15 million years, yet they remain creatures of mystery. Photography OWEN NEWMAN Written and produced by DILYS BREESE


Unknown: David Attenborough
Produced By: Dilys Breese

: News

Weather followed by Dallas
Battle Lines
Edgar Randolph is not the only person gunning for JR....


Unknown: Edgar Randolph

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather Bill Giles

: Neighbours

Paul asks Susan to come back to work, and more ... Written by PENNY FRASER


Written By: Penny Fraser

: Montreux Rock Festival 1988

Part two of this year's festival including Johnny Hates Jazz,
Jermaine Stewart , Ziggy Marley ,
Aswad and headlining the festival, Sting. Introduced by Gary Davies
(Revised version on Friday 11.40pm)


Unknown: Jermaine Stewart
Unknown: Ziggy Marley
Introduced By: Gary Davies

: The High Chaparral: The Firing Wall

Written by Thomas Thompson.
The Cannon ranch hands are lured across the Mexican border and held prisoners of El Caudillo, a revolutionary, who plans to execute them.



Writer: Thomas Thompson
Director: William Witney

: Kick Start

The Grand Masters
The world's present six top motorcycle trialists come together for a showdown of champions over a testing course at Easton Neston, Northamptonshire.
Competing for the Norwich Union Trophy are:
Olivier Clamagirand (Belgium)
John Lampkin (Great Britain)
Davide Marchi (Italy) Steve Saunders (Great Britain)
Diego Bosis (Italy)
Tony Scarlett (Great Britain) Commentators


Unknown: John Lampkin
Unknown: Davide Marchi
Unknown: Steve Saunders
Unknown: Diego Bosis
Unknown: Peter Purves
Producer: John G. Smith

: Children's BBC

with Andy Crane starting with Pie in the Sky
Grand Old Duke of York Series producer MICHAEL COLE Producer SHARON MILLER (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Producer: Michael Cole
Producer: Sharon Miller

: Take Two

In the last programme of the series Phillip Schofield is here to listen to what you have to say about BBCtv. Under discussion today is
On the Waterfront and Phillip answers your questions and queries. He also awards the last gift vouchers for the painting and written criticism competitions. Producer phil CHILVERS


Unknown: Phillip Schofield

: Newsround

: The December Rose

A serial in six episodes by LEON GARFIELD 5: The Black Eagle
The attempt on Brodsky's life has failed but a valuable clue to the identity of the plotters has been revealed.
Young girls
Director RENNY RYE (R)


Unknown: Leon Garfield
Unknown: Lusha Kellgren
Unknown: Flora Page
Producer: Paul Stone
Director: Renny Rye
Barnacle: Courtney Roper-Knight
Tom Gosling: Tony Haygarth
Mrs McDipper: Judy Cornwell
Miranda McDipper: Cathy Murphy
Insp Creaker: Ian Hogg
Lord Stirling: Michael Aldridge
Brodsky: Michael Poole
Joe: Robert Putt
Dr Norris: John Cater
Whistling youth: Graham Fletcher-Cook
Ryecraft: Jonathan Stephens
Meadowbank: Geoffrey Larder
Madame Vassilova: Tracey Eddon

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Weather Bernard Davey

: Wogan

Join Terry and his guests Producer JON PLOWMAN


Unknown: Join Terry
Producer: Jon Plowman

: Cudmore's Call

The second of five programmes in which
Harold Cudmore , top racing helmsman and tactician, attempts to make racing crewmen of three novice students of the sport.
The three are Peter Skellern , the singer/songwriter,
Annabel Croft , the tennis player and Eamonn Holmes the broadcaster. Today the weather turns rough, but the lessons must go on. Produced and directed by DON ANDERSON
Executive producer JOY WILLIAMS BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: Harold Cudmore
Unknown: Peter Skellern
Unknown: Annabel Croft
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Directed By: Don Anderson

: Dallas

Top Gun
'A man's life is not a game - you'll learn that!'. JR might believe that his remorseless will to win will get him what he wants, but the fury of his victims may turn the tables - at Weststar and Southfork. Bobby suffers a setback to his political and personal plans, while Ray begins to realize the cost of one moment of recklessness....


Written By: David Paulsen
Directed By: Michael Preece
Miss Ellie: Barbara Bel Geddes
Bobby: Patrick Duffy
Sue Ellen: Linda Gray
JR: Larry Hagman
Ray: Steve Kanaly
Clayton: Howard Keel
Cliff: Ken Kercheval
Jenna: Priscilla Beaulieu Presley
April: Sheree J Wilson
Nicholas: Jack Scalia
Casey: Andrew Stevens
Kimberly: Leigh Taylor-Young
Kay: Karen Kopins
Laurel: Annabel Schofield

: Points of View

with Anne Robinson Producer STEVE KELYNACK


Unknown: Anne Robinson
Producer: Steve Kelynack

: Nine O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis and Moira Stuart
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: An Ocean Apart

A series on Britain and America presented by David Dimbleby
Turning Up the Volume
The final programme in the series brings the relationship up to the present day.
It reveals: the full extent of support given secretly to Britain during the Falklands War - 'you would have been defeated without us', claims the Secretary of the US Navy;
Mrs Thatcher 's rage over the invasion of Grenada - 'like Krakatoa', reports someone dining with her that night; and the divisions created by the Tripoli raid - 'the Americans pushed us to the edge on that one' says one Cabinet member.
The relationship under
Thatcher and Reagan has been based on a shared belief in strong defence. But,
David Dimbleby asks, what happens next if America thinks the Soviet threat is receding.
Production assistant LINDA PARKER Music RICHARD MCLAUGHLIN Film editor PETER MINNS
Executive producer GEORGE CAREY Producer ADAM CURTIS


Presented By: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Mrs Thatcher
Unknown: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Linda Parker
Music: Richard McLaughlin
Editor: Peter Minns
Producer: George Carey
Producer: Adam Curtis

: Outlaw Blues

Peter Fonda
Susan Saint James
While Bobby Ogden is in Huntsville Prison he divides the time he is doing there between song writing and trying to escape. His big break comes when Garland Dupree, a country and western star, comes to
Huntsville and hears Bobby perform. Later, when he's back on the streets Bobby finds Dupree has stolen his song and is having a big hit with it. Looking for royalties and revenge Bobby heads for the recording studios ...
Screenplay by B w. L. NORTON Produced by STEVE TISCH
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Peter Fonda
Unknown: Susan Saint James
Unknown: Bobby Ogden
Unknown: B W. L. Norton
Produced By: Steve Tisch
Directed By: Richard T. Heffron
Bobby Ogden: Peter Fonda
Tina Waters: Susan Saint James
Buzz Cavenaugh: John Crawford
Garland Dupree: James Callahan
Hatch: Michael Lerner
Elroy: Steve Fromholz
Associate warden: Richard Lockmiller
Billy Bob: Matt Clark
Cathy Moss: Jan Rita Cobler
Leon Warback: Gene Rader
Big guy: Curtis Harris
Disc jockey: Jerry Greene
Anchorman: Dave Helfert
Newsman: Jeffrey Friedman
Cop chauffeur: James N. Harrel

: 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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