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: Ceefax AM

: The Flintstones

The Rock Vegas Story (R)

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

and Sally Magnusson
News summaries read by Jill Dando on the hour and the half-hour.
The latest sports news from Bob Wilson.
Weather forecasts from BILL GILES at 7.25, 7.55 and 8.25.
Regional news and travel updates at 7.27, 7.57 and 8.27.
8.55am Regional News and Weather


Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Read By: Jill Dando
Unknown: Bob Wilson.
Unknown: Bill Giles
Unknown: Mark Easton.
Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter

: News Weather followed by Open Air

Susan Rae invites your comments on last night s television. Ring her on [number removed].


Unknown: Susan Rae

: Kilroy!

with Robert Kilroy-Silk


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News Weather followed by DrKildare

3: When Shadows Fall
Confessions abound as Felix and Lydia wake up to their emotions.
(For cast see page 57. H)
(Concluding part tomorrow at

: Playbus

Simon Parkin - starting with which stops today at The Patch Stop where Sam meets a vet and a skewbald pony and makes a picture patchwork.
Patch's friend......AMBER LEIGH
Storyteller Matthew Devitt
Story: Plain Jack written and illustrated by K. M PEYTON Producer ANNE GOBEY


Unknown: Amber Leigh
Unknown: Storyteller Matthew Devitt
Illustrated By: K. M Peyton
Producer: Anne Gobey

: The Wombles

Told by Bernard Cnbbins The Vanishing Pancake Music by MIKE BATT
Animated by BARRY LEITH
Directed by IVOR WOOD (R)


Unknown: Elisabeth Beresford
Told By: Bernard Cnbbins
Music By: Mike Batt
Directed By: Ivor Wood

: Five to Eleven

with Nicola Pagett


Unknown: Nicola Pagett

: News Weather followed by Open Air

Presented by Mavis Nicholson and Susan Rae. Mike Shaft is in Query Corner, with the answers to vour questions about television programmes. Give him a ring with your queries on [number removed], or write to Query Corner, Open Air,
PO Box 27, Oxford Road, Manchester M60 1SJ.


Presented By: Mavis Nicholson
Presented By: Susan Rae.
Unknown: Mike Shaft

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live with Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers.
Including music from Robin Beck.


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers.
Unknown: Robin Beck.

: One O'Clock News

with Philip Hayton


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Mrs Mangel makes a new friend. The Robinson's new houseguest begins to make 'waves' in Ramsay Street.
Written by YSABELLE DEAN Directed by TONY OSICKA
(For cast see page 47. Repeated at


Unknown: Mrs Mangel
Written By: Ysabelle Dean
Directed By: Tony Osicka

: Cheltenham Festival

Julian Wilson introduces the final day's racing in the 1989 National Hunt Festival.
2.15 The Daily Express Triumph Hurdle (2m)
2.50 Christie's Foxhunter Chase (3m 2f)
(Coverage contiues on BBC2)


Introduces: Julian Wilson

: Knots Landing

starring Special guest star
The Deluge
Gary meets a very influential lady. Greg learns what's really going on at Empire
Valley and Joshua becomes more ambitious.
Written by JOYCE KEENER Directed by BILL DUKE


Written By: Joyce Keener
Directed By: Bill Duke
Gary Ewing: Ted Shackleford
Val Ewing: Joan Van Ark
Abby Ewing: Donna Mills
Mack Mackenzie: Kevin Dobson
Karen Mackenzie: Michele Lee
Ben Gibson: Douglas Sheehan
Greg Sumner: William Devane
Joshua Rush: Alec Baldwin
Lilimae: Julie Harris
Cathy Geary: Lisa Hartman
Ruth Sumner Galveston: Ava Gardner

: Dooby Duck's Disco Bus

Andy Crane - starting with starring Dooby Duck.
This week Dooby Duck's mobile disco has landed by the Pacific.
Created by ROGER STEVENSON and HARRY STUART Executive producer


Unknown: Roger Stevenson
Unknown: Harry Stuart
Unknown: Christopher Pilkington
Unknown: Production Peter Leslie

: Henry's Cat

When Henry's Cat and Chns Rabbit decide to write jingles they are approached by the most unlikely people.
Narrated and directed by Bob Godfrey
Animation KEVIN BALDWIN Production MIKE HAYES (R)


Unknown: Bob Godfrey
Directed By: Bob Godfrey
Directed By: Animation Kevin Baldwin
Unknown: Mike Hayes

: The Reluctant Dragon

by KENNETH GRAHAME. Told for Jackanory by Bernard Cribbins Today: part 2


Unknown: Kenneth Grahame.
Unknown: Bernard Cribbins

: Hokey Wolf

He's been called the fastest-talking con artist ever dressed in wolfs clothing. Who 's Zoo

: The Quack Chat Show

Presented by Keith Harris and Orville Cuddles thinks it's 'magic today!
On the Show Off Spot Gemma Wardle and Michelle Cunliffe from OLDHAM THEATRE
WORKSHOP lead the circus performers from SEYMOUR ROAD SCHOOL. CLAYTON.
Antony Johns. 'Ant the Feet and the 'Mersey Mob' from the MERSEYSIDE DANCE AND DRAMA CENTRE are in a 'wizard's world'..
Keith Woolfenden , 'Kiwi the Paint', and the 'Graffiti Gang from MAYFIELD PRIMARY
SCHOOL. OLDHAM are up to ail sorts of tricks.
Musical director GEORGE HASTINGS Designer DAVE WILSON Executive producer


Presented By: Keith Harris
Presented By: Orville Cuddles
Unknown: Gemma Wardle
Unknown: Michelle Cunliffe
Unknown: Keith Woolfenden
Director: George Hastings
Designer: Dave Wilson
Unknown: Christopher Pilkington
Producer: Pippa Dyson

: Newsround

with John Craven , Roger Finn and Helen Rollason


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

: Blue Peter

with Mark Curry. Caron Keating and Yvette Fielding Treasure Trove!
Revealed to the nation for the first time on television - a priceless private collection of 200 classic cars hidden in Yorkshire.


Unknown: Mark Curry.
Unknown: Caron Keating

: Neighbours

: Six O'clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Anna Ford


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: Top of the Pops

The UK's top pop chart show brings you the latest countdown in vision and sound from the current Top 40 chart.
Introduced this week by Sybil Ruscoe and Simon Mayo
(Simultaneous Broadcast with Radio 1)


Presenter: Sybil Ruscoe
Presenter: Simon Mayo
Lighting: Mike Manning
Sound: Martin Deane
Design: Paul Haines
Produced and directed by: Paul Ciani

: EastEnders

by Gilly Fraser.
"Michelle, I want to know what's going on between you and your mum. It's gone on long enough."
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Gilly Fraser
Devised by: Tony Holland
Devised by: Julia Smith
Series Designer: Keith Harris
Series Script Editor: John Maynard
Producer: Mike Gibbon
Director: William Slater
Sue: Sandy Ratcliff
Ali: Nejdet Salih
Mehmet: Haluk Bilginer
Carmel: Judith Jacob
Matthew: Steven Hartley
Junior: Aaron Carrington
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Michelle: Susan Tully
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Pete: Peter Dean
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Donna: Matilda Ziegler
Rod: Christopher McHallem
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Guizin: Ishia Bennison
Frank: Mike Reid
Pat: Pamst Clement
Ricky: Sid Owen
Diane: Sophie Lawrence
Mo: Edna Dore

: Holiday 89

with Desmond Lynam and Kathy Tayler
Continental contrast is the name of the game this week. Three very different holidays from America, Africa and Europe.
Kathy gets on her bike to enjoy one of the prettiest and most famous roads in the world - Route One, which starts in Key West, and heads northwards away from Hemingway country to Bogart's Key Largo.
Also on the road - to Morocco - Bill Buckley joins a seven-day coach tour through historic cities and then puts his feet up for a beach holiday in Tangiers.
Anne Gregg's mode of travel is much more sedate - a row boat on Lake Maggiore. Her destination, a sort of Italian Hotel du Lac - romantic, misty and mysterious.


Unknown: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Bill Buckley

: A Touch of Spice

written by FRANCIS GREIG starring
Julia Watson and Natalie Ogle featuring
Virginia Stride and Martin Jacobs. Victoria and Dawn's catering company gets off to a good start with the chance to cater for a posh dinner party. Dumb animals both canine and male threaten to disrupt things. . Studio sound DAVID THOMPSON
Studio lighting DON BABBAGE Designer BRYAN ELLIS
Produced and directed by SUE BYSH


Written By: Francis Greig
Unknown: Julia Watson
Unknown: Natalie Ogle
Unknown: Martin Jacobs. Victoria
Unknown: David Thompson
Unknown: Don Babbage
Designer: Bryan Ellis
Directed By: Sue Bysh
Victoria: Julia Watson
Dawn: Natalie Ogle
Helen: Virginia Stride
Mr Fortesque: Arnold Peters
Mrs Porter: Helena McCarthy
Mrs Fortesque: Andrée Evans
Clive: Martin Jacobs
Douglas: Charles Rogers
Harriet: Amanda Mainard
Janet Greene: Marie Lorraine

: Nine O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis
Regional News; Weather

: Budget 89

A statement by Alan Beith , MP, for the Social and Liberal Democrats.


Unknown: Alan Beith

: Crimewatch UK

Presented by Nick Ross and Sue Cook with Police Superintendent David Hatcher and reports by Helen Phelps.
The programme where viewers help police solve serious crime.
Tonight, can you help to find the murderer of Lionel Webb, an estate agent who was shot dead in his London office?
In Middlesbrough, neighbours took on raiders as they robbed a jewellery shop. A taxi driver then gave chase to the car in which the robbers sped away. He didn't catch them but they left behind several clues to their identity. And in Tunbridge Wells police are on the trail of a man who tied up a courting couple at gunpoint and raped the woman. You could help to catch him.
Lines to the Crimewatch studio will be open between 9 40pm and midnight. Please ring on [number removed] if you can help.
(Crimewatch Update 11.25pm) Details on Ceefax page 186


Presenter: Nick Ross
Presenter: Sue Cook
Presenter: David Hatcher
Reporter: Helen Phelps
Studio Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Anne Morrison
Editor: Ritchie Cogan

: Question Time

With Sir Robin Day this evening at the Greenwood Theatre in London are:
Robin Cook , MP Sarah Hogg
Rt Hon Lord Jenkins
Rt Hon John Major , MP Director ANN MORLEY


Unknown: Robin Cook
Unknown: Sarah Hogg
Unknown: John Major
Director: Ann Morley
Producer: Anna Carragher
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: Crimewatch Update

Nick Ross , Sue Cook and the team report on new developments on tonight's cases, based on viewers' calls to the Crimewatch studio. Don't forget the lines are open until midnight, so call [number removed]if you can help.


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Sue Cook

: World Figure Skating Championships

from Paris featuring the Men's Free Programme
European and former World Champion Alexander Fadeev is favourite to regain his title here in the Palais Omnisports but his Soviet team-mate Viktor Petrenko pipped him to the Olympic bronze in Calgary a year ago and Canada's Kurt Browning is the quadruple jump specialist.
Alan Weeks describes tonight's free skating routines and Barry Davies reports on progress in the ladies and dance competitions.
Television presentation A2F (France)
Executive producer JIM RESIDE


Unknown: Alexander Fadeev
Unknown: Viktor Petrenko
Unknown: Kurt Browning
Unknown: Alan Weeks
Unknown: Barry Davies
Producer: Alastair Scott

: Cheltenham Festival

Introduced by Julian Wilson Highlights of the final day of the 1989 National Hunt
Festival featuring the Tote Cheltenham Gold Cup.


Introduced By: Julian Wilson

: 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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