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: Ceefax AM

: The Flintstones

Abode Dick (R)

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

National and international news and analysis.

: News Weather followed by Swim

Andrew Harvey introduces ten programmes for swimmers and non-swimmers of all ages. 7: Elementary Diving with Jennifer Gray of the Amateur Swimming Association.
Producer JOHN DOBSON (R)


Introduces: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Jennifer Gray
Director: John Rickwood
Producer: John Dobson

: It's Patently Obvious

Ian McNaught Davis presents this panel game featuring the identification of extraordinary inventions of the past and present. Using their powers of deduction and wit are resident experts
Professor Eric Laithwaite and William Woollard and their guests
Dr Anna Ritchie and Patrick Moore (R)


Unknown: Ian McNaught Davis
Unknown: Professor Eric Laithwaite
Unknown: William Woollard
Unknown: Dr Anna Ritchie
Unknown: Patrick Moore

: News Weather followed by Dr Kildare

First of a four-part story. Behold the Great Man
A difference of medical opinion causes a running feud between Kildare and Dr Becker, a brilliant but irascible surgeon. (R)

: Playbus

Simon Parkin - starting with which stops today at The Playground Stop The children tell what happened when Goldilocks went to the house of the bears, and Lizzie introduces her brother.
Dave Benson Phillips Puppeteers JANE EVE and JOHN WRIGHT
Storyteller Anthony Lapsley Music JONATHAN COHEN


Unknown: Dave Benson Phillips
Unknown: Puppeteers Jane
Unknown: John Wright
Unknown: Storyteller Anthony Lapsley
Music: Jonathan Cohen

: Cricket: First Test

Cornhill Insurance Test Series England v Australia from Headingley: final day Tony Lewis introduces live coverage of the morning's play on the final day.
Commentators RICHIE BENAUD and JACK BANNISTER Summarisers
10.55am and 12.00 News and Weather


Introduces: Tony Lewis
Unknown: Malcolm Ashton
Commentators: Richie Benaud
Commentators: Jack Bannister
Unknown: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Unknown: Alan Griffiths

: One O'Clock News

with Philip Hayton


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Harold takes a 'sickie' while
Charlene's coin poses a moral dilemma.
Written by RAY HARDING Directed by TONY OSICKA


Written By: Ray Harding
Directed By: Tony Osicka

: Cricket: First Test

Comhill Insurance Test Series England v Australia from Headingley: final day Tony Lewis introduces live coverage of the start of the afternoon's play.
9 spoRTSLINE:for test and county cricket scores dial [number removed]: calls cost 38p per minute (peak), 25p (off-peak).


Introduces: Tony Lewis

: Ironside

Summer Soldier
An elderly Armenian's devotion to his adopted country puts him in a tragic dilemma.
Written by JAMES BREWER Directed by DON WEIS (R)


Written By: James Brewer
Directed By: Don Weis
wheelchair-bound detective, Robert T Ironside: Raymond Burr
Det Sgt Ed Brown: Don Galloway
Officer Eve Whitfield: Barbara Anderson
Mark Sanger: Don Mitchell

: Chuckle Vision

Andy Crane - starting with starring the Chuckle Brothers with Billy Butler. Writer JOHN SAYLE
Assistant producer JOHN NORTHOVER Production MARTIN HUGHES BBC North West (R)
4.10 pm Lassie
Homesick Hound
Lassie comes to the rescue of the forest animals. (R)
4.30 pm
Belle and Sebastian
Belle Risks Her Life
4.55 pm Newsround5.05 pm Knowhow
Written and presented by Johnny Ball , Ann de Caires and Mark Salter
Today, you can find out what the first computer looked like, how to electrify a Viking and what sewage is!
Episode 5 of Hyperspace Hotel written by JAMES FOLLETT
0 FACTSHEET: send a large sae to: [address removed]


Unknown: Billy Butler.
Unknown: John Sayle
Presented By: Johnny Ball
Presented By: Ann de Caires
Presented By: Mark Salter
Written By: James Follett
Jo King: Buki Armstrong
Oak King: Max Cane
Paula Collins: Siobhan Hayes
Winston: Paul Raffield
Tobias Trumble: Lee Cornes
Mr Sloane: Arril Johnson
Knowall: Bill Homewood
Producer JANE: Tarleton (r)

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Anna Ford


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: No Frills

written by JANEY PREGER starring Kathy Staff
Kate's ex-husband Tom is due for dinner. Molly does the preparations, Kate can't decide what to wear and Suzy's made arrangements.
Design ANTHONY THROPE Produced and directed by MANDIE FLETCHER (R)


Written By: Janey Preger
Unknown: Kathy Staff
Directed By: Mandie Fletcher
Molly: Kathy Staff
Kate: Belinda Sinclair
Suzy: Katherine Schlesinger
Nicky: Jan Ravens
Tom: Jack Galloway
Shelley: Susan Skipper
Grant: Freddie Brooks
Leeman: Aslie Pitter

: EastEnders

by Bill Lyons.
"I don't understand what's got into you, Sharon. Trying to be like Angie, are you - when you're down a new frock'll solve everything."
(Cast page 44)
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Bill Lyons

: Tomorrow's World

The Prince of Wales Award for Innovation and Production with Judith Hann, Howard Stableford, Peter Macann and Maggie Philbin.
HRH The Prince of Wales, at his home in Gloucestershire, meets six new finalists including the inventor with a passion for roses and the engineer who dreamt of cutting tiles as easily as slicing bread.
But what can be done to help innovators turn their new ideas into commercial successes? Whether it's advice on patenting or where to find the finance, The Prince of Wales calls for a new approach to assisting British inventors get their ideas off the ground.
How well have last year's finalists fared? A bifocal contact lens, a lightweight cellphone, a test for hormones in the blood, an antilock brake system, or a meter that helps save electricity - which one will win the Prince of Wales Award for 1989?


Presenter: Judith Hann
Presenter: Howard Stableford
Presenter: Peter MacAnn
Presenter: Maggie Philbin
Director: Stuart McDonald
Producer: Martin Mortimore
Editor: Richard Reisz

: Points of View

with Anne Robinson Producer IAN STUBBS
0 WRITE TO: Points of View, BBCtv Centre. London W12 7RJ


Unknown: Anne Robinson
Producer: Ian Stubbs

: A Party Election Broadcast

by the Conservative Party

: Nine O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: Beverly Hills Connection

James Brolin
Lisa Hartman
David Hemmings.
Laramie, Wyoming is a quiet town where the most the local cops have to handle is the odd cattle rustler. But when detective Mandy Ryder 's friend Debra Lee is murdered on a weekend away from Los Angeles, Mandy flies down to Beverly Hills to investigate. The glitzy designer world of Hollywood - where everyone is in the movies, even the doormen - is the setting for this fast-moving and lighthearted thriller.
Screenplay by RICK HUSKY Produced by RICK HUSKY Directed by COREY ALLEN
0 FILMS: page 15


Unknown: James Brolin
Unknown: Lisa Hartman
Unknown: David Hemmings.
Unknown: Mandy Ryder
Unknown: Debra Lee
Play By: Rick Husky
Produced By: Rick Husky
Directed By: Corey Allen
Harry Wilde: James Brolin
Amanda Ryder: Lisa Hartman
Ian Blaze: David Hemmings
Josh Ryder: Stuart Whitman
Christine Woodward: Irena Ferris
Jimmy Blue: Michael C. Gwynne
Karen Moore: Alexa Hamilton
Captain Max Rosenberg: Lane Smith
Rod: Drake Hogestyn
Victor Delucci: Aharon Ipale
Dr Kenner: John McCook

: Film 89

Barry Norman presents his review of the week's releases. Licence to Kill is the 16th
James Bond movie, and stars Timothy Dalton as the world's most famous secret agent, this time trailing drug barons in Florida.
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown is a weird, stylish comedy about three women fighting for their sanity in a Madrid flat. And in Tap, Sammy Davis Jr gives his son, Gregory Hines , a new lease of life by teaching him to dance.
0 BARRY NORMAN : page 15


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: James Bond
Unknown: Timothy Dalton
Unknown: Gregory Hines
Director: Diana Henry
Producer: Jane Lush
Unknown: Barry Norman

: Cricket: First Test

Comhill Insurance Test Series England v Australia from Headingley Richie Benaud introduces highlights from the final day's play.


Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: 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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