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: The Flintstones

The Little Stranger (R)

: BBC Breakfast News

with Nicholas Witchell and Sally Magnusson


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Sally Magnusson

: News

Weather followed by Four Square

: Labour 89

Live coverage of the fourth day. Presented by David Dimbleby , Vivian White and Ian Smith.
Editor JAMES HOGAN including at
10.00am News and Weather


Presented By: David Dimbleby
Presented By: Vivian White
Presented By: Ian Smith.
Editor: James Hogan

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Simon Parkin. Playbus
The Patch Stop at Chediston. Suffolk.
Storyteller: Sophie Aldred. Story: Sheepchase written by Paul Rogers illustrated by Celia Berridge.
Stoppit and Tidyup Eat Your Greens (R)


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Sophie Aldred.
Written By: Paul Rogers
Illustrated By: Celia Berridge.
Music: Jonathan Cohen
Producer: Anne Gobey
Patch's friend: Colin Kerrigan

: Five to Eleven

with Richard Pasco.


Unknown: Richard Pasco.

: News

Weather followed by Labour 89
Further coverage. including at
12.00 News and Weather

: One O'Clock News

with Philip Hayton.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Philip Hayton.

: Neighbours

Charlene has a dangerous liaison.
Written by YSABELLE DEAN Directed by TONY OSICKA
(Cast page 63. Repeated at 5.35pm) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Written By: Ysabelle Dean
Directed By: Tony Osicka

: Four Square

hosted by John Sachs.


Unknown: John Sachs.

: The Merry Widow

1 starring
When an illustrious widow deserts her homeland for Paris, a handsome Royal Guard is despatched to win her back.
Screenplay by ERNEST VAJDA and SAMSON RAPHAELSON from the libretto of the LEHAR operetta by VICTOR LEON and LEO STEIN
Directed by ERNST LUBITSCH * FILMS: page 21


Play By: Ernest Vajda
Unknown: Samson Raphaelson
Unknown: Victor Leon
Unknown: Leo Stein
Directed By: Ernst Lubitsch
Sonia: Jeanette MacDonald
Danilo: Maurice Chevalier
Ambassador: Edward Everett Horton
Dolores: Una Merkel

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andy Crane.

Poddington Peas: Mound of Trouble
A mole causes havoc in Poddington.

4.00pm Penny Crayon: Amusement Park
Narrated by Su Pollard and Peter Hawkins.
Penny gets the upper hand when two bully boys try to steal her tickets.
Written and created by PETER MADDOCKS

4.10pm Clockwise
Presented by Charlotte Hindle.
The quiz that moves so fast it's over before it's started. Don't miss the beginning or it'll be the end. Executive producer

4.20pm Fantastic Max: All in a Babe's Work: 2
Cosmo helps Max to find FX and AB who have been sold in a market place.

4.30pm Bluebirds
A six-part series by Angela Ince and Shirley Lowe. 1: Mugged
After a failed mugging, a motley group decide to make their estate a better place to live.
Incidental music JONATHAN COHEN Designer DINAH WALKER Producer JEREMY SWAN

5.00pm Newsround

5.05-5.35pm Blue Peter
with Caron Keating , Yvette Fielding and John Leslie. Save the Rhino
Zimbabwe's rhinos are being murdered by poachers. The army's anti-poaching patrols mean business. John reports on Zimbabwe's strong response to the threat to the spectacular horned beasts.


Introduced By: Andy Crane
Unknown: Su Pollard
Unknown: Peter Hawkins
Unknown: Peter Maddocks
Producer: Simon Maddocks
Director: Guy Maddocks
Presented By: Charlotte Hindle
Unknown: Christopher Pilkington
Director: Claire Winyard
Producer: Sally Fraser
Unknown: Max All
Unknown: Angela Ince
Unknown: Shirley Lowe
Music: Jonathan Cohen
Designer: Dinah Walker
Producer: Jeremy Swan
Unknown: Caron Keating
Unknown: John Leslie.
Mabel: Barbara Windsor
Annie: Sheila Steafel
Gertrude: Isabelle Lucas
Ivy: Pauline Delany
Proudfoot: Lance Percival
Cullen: Ron Pember
Alfred: Dennis Edwards
Dora: Beryl Cooke
Jennifer: Jo Warne
Bill Parks: Sean Blowers
Robbins: Grant Oatley
Pete: Jimmy Lambert
Dyer: John Wadmore
Granville: Joseph Kpobie
Leroy: Mark Decouteau
Dave Parks: Alan Dean
Jerry: Martino Lazzeri
HRH: Jane Hardy
Mayor: Robin Easther
Dogman: John Asquith
Children: Martine McCutcheon
Children: Simon Wesley
Children: Daryl Smyth

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton and Moira Stuart.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Top of the Pops

The latest countdown in vision and sound.
Introduced this week by Steve Wright and Jakki Brambles.

(Simultaneous Broadcast with Radio 1)


Presenter: Steve Wright
Presenter: Jakki Brambles
Lighting: Alan Jeffery
Sound: John Downes
Produced and directed by: Stanley Appel

: EastEnders

by John Maynard.
'Wicksy, she's carrying my nipper. If she ain't in no hurry to get married, it's gotta mean something's up'.
(For cast see page 45)
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: John Maynard

: Blankety Blank

Starring Les Dawson.
Join Les in another edition of the comedy quiz show full of fabulous prizes. His special guests this week are: Bill Buckley, Tom O'Connor, Jill Goolden, Henry Kelly, Bertice Reading, Kathy Tayler.

(Ceefax subtitles)


Presenter: Les Dawson
Panellist: Bill Buckley
Panellist: Tom O'Connor
Panellist: Jill Goolden
Panellist: Henry Kelly
Panellist: Bertice Reading
Panellist: Kathy Tayler
Sound Supervisor: Martin Deane
Lighting Director: Don Babbage
Designer: George Kyriakides
Director: John Burrowes
Producer: Stanley Appel

: In Sickness and In Health

by Johnny Speight. Starring
Alf and Mrs Hollingbery are off to Australia to meet her rich brother, and to get married down under. Alf is not sure which he is more frightened of - flying to
Australia or getting married again. His drinking pal,
Arthur, has to go along to hold his hand.
Film cameraman COUN DEEHAN Film sound recordist RICHARD MERRICK
Videotape editor ANDY QUESTED Produced by ROGER RACE


Unknown: Johnny Speight.
Unknown: Mrs Hollingbery
Unknown: Richard Merrick
Produced By: Roger Race
Directed By: Richard Boden
Alf Garnett: Warren Mitchell
Mrs Hollingbery: Carmel McSharry
Arthur: Arthur English
Ri cky: John Bluthal
Railene: Noeline Brown
Steward: Dean Williamson

: Nine O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis.
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Blackadder Goes Forth: Plan B: Corporal Punishment

by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton.
1917: two million men are doomed, but one man will be damned if he's doomed.

When orders for 'Operation Insanity' arrive, Blackadder breaches regulations by eating the messenger...
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Richard Curtis
Writer: Ben Elton
Designer: Chris Hull
Director: Richard Boden
Producer: John Lloyd
Captain Blackadder: Rowan Atkinson
Pte Baldrick: Tony Robinson
Lt. Colthurst St. Barleigh: Hugh Laurie
Gen. Melchett: Stephen Fry
Capt. Darling: Tim McInnerny
Cpl. Perkins: Jeremy Hardy
Cpl. Jones: Stephen Frost
Pte. Fraser: Lee Cornes
Pte. Robinson: Paul Mark Elliot
Pte. Tipplewick: Jeremy Gittins

: Crimewatch UK

Calls from Crimewatch viewers have now produced
215 arrests. There has already been one arrest and many new leads as a result of last month's programme. Among the cases tonight is a violent robbery at the home of a Derbyshire businessman.
John Dunn and Marie Nash were threatened and robbed by three armed men who made their getaway in a stolen Vauxhall Cavalier. The raiders trail may lead to Liverpool where false number plates were made up. If you can help please ring [number removed]between
10.00pm and midnight. Presented by Nick Ross and Sue Cook with Police Superintendent David Hatcher and reports by Helen Phelps.
(Crimewatch Update is at 11.45pm)


Unknown: John Dunn
Unknown: Marie Nash
Presented By: Nick Ross
Unknown: David Hatcher
Unknown: Helen Phelps.
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Anne Morrison
Editor: Angela Holdsworth

: Conference Question Time

with Peter Sissons.
In the week of the Labour Party Conference, Question Time goes to Brighton. Around the table are: Rt Hon Kenneth Baker, MP; Arthur Scargill; Rt Hon Baroness Seear; Rt Hon John Smith, MP


Chair: Peter Sissons
Panellist: Kenneth Baker
Panellist: Arthur Scargill
Panellist: Baroness Seear
Panellist: John Smith
Director: Ann Morley
Producer: Sue Robertson
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: Crimewatch Update

Developments on tonight's cases based on viewer's calls.

: Horse of the Year Show

from Wembley Arena. Featuring the NM Financial Puissance.
Attention this evening is centred on the famous 'big red wall'. Last year, Robert Smith cleared seven feet to win - Michael Whitaker hopes to challenge this year. Introduced by David Vine. Commentators:
Raymond Brooks-Ward and Stephen Hadley. Producer WENDY SHEPPARD


Unknown: Wembley Arena.
Unknown: Robert Smith
Unknown: Michael Whitaker
Introduced By: David Vine.
Unknown: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Unknown: Stephen Hadley.
Producer: Wendy Sheppard

: 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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