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: The Flintstones

The Hatrocks and the Gruesomes

: BBC Breakfast News

Nicholas Witchell and Sally Magnusson with the most comprehensive news programme available in the morning. Full business news between 6.30 and 7.00. Headlines every quarter hour. Reporting and analysis from the BBC's reporters in Britain and around the world. Regular sports reports, weather, regional news and travel, and newspaper reviews by Paul Callan.
• CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE call up page 400 on teletext.


Presenter: Nicholas Witchell
Presenter: Sally Magnusson
Presenter: Paul Callan

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Join Eamonn Holmes and Jayne Irving in the Open Air studio; call [number removed] to take part.


Presenter: Eamonn Holmes
Presenter: Jayne Irving

: Kilroy

If it's on your mind or in the news, Robert Kilroy-Silk and his studio audience are debating the subject. • STUDIO AUDIENCE: to participate, ring [number removed].


Presenter: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News

Weather followed by Four Square

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Simon Parkin - starting with Playbus which stops today at The Patch Stop in Maltby, Yorkshire.
Storyteller: Derek Griffiths. Producer ANNE GOBEY (R)
Stoppit and Tidyup
Clean Your Teeth
Narrated by Terry Wogan. Tidyup likes Clean Your Teeth because he can do clever things, but Stoppit thinks he's just a big show-off! (R)


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Peggy Patch's friend (Playdays): Amber Leigh
Storyteller (Playdays): Derek Griffiths
Producer (Playdays): Anne Gobey
Narrator (Stoppit and Tidyup): Terry Wogan

: Five to Eleven

with Garard Green. Producer RALPH ROLLS
A FORGE production for BBCtv


Unknown: Garard Green.

: Open Air

Preceded by News and Weather
Roy Sheppard goes behind the scenes to see how Open Air's new titles were made.


Presenter: Roy Sheppard

: Daytime Live

Preceded by News and Weather
The lunchtime magazine live from Pebble Mill with Andy Craig and Judi Spiers. Today, Diana Moran takes a look at healthy living in Fabulous at 50, and Sir
Michael Hordern goes in search of locations that inspired the writings of Thomas Hardy.
HEALTH: page 107


Presenter: Andy Craig
Presenter: Judi Spiers
Presenter: Diana Moran
Presenter: Michael Hordern

: One O'Clock News

with Philip Hayton.
Weather Bernard Davey


Presenter: Philip Hayton.
Weather: Bernard Davey

: Neighbours

Gail has to sort out a potentially disastrous situation at work. This week's cast:
Written by C.V. SCHOFIELD Directed by CHRIS ADSHEAD


Written By: C.V. Schofield
Directed By: Chris Adshead
Madge: Anne Charleston
Harold: Ian Smith
Henry: Craig McLachlan
Jim: Alan Dale
Beverly: Lisa Armytage
Paul: Stefan Dennis
Gail: Fiona Corke
Scott: Jason Donovan
Charlene: Kylie Minogue
Helen: Anne Haddy
Lucy: Sasha Close
Des: Paul Keane
Mike: Guy Pearce
Jamie: S J Dey
Mrs Mangel: Vivean Gray
Jane: Annie Jones
Todd: Kristian Schmid
Katie: Sally Jensen
Bronwyn: Rachel Friend
Ian: Robin Bowering
Rob: Ernie Bourne
Dan: Syd Conabere

: Four Square

hosted by John Sachs.
The last chance to go forward to the second round occurs today when two new contestants square up to each other in this game of knowledge and memory. Join them in the battle to become Four Square champion of 1989. Format TOBY FREEMAN Designer SHIRLEY PEEL


Unknown: John Sachs.
Unknown: Toby Freeman
Designer: Shirley Peel
Director: Nick Vaughan-Barratt

: I Could Go On Singing

On a visit to London for a Palladium concert,
American singing star
Jenny Bowman is reunited with her young son Matt, who is completely unaware that the famous entertainer is his mother....
Judy Garland gives a memorable performance as the singer torn between her private and public lives.
Screenplay by MAYO SIMON
• FILMS: page 23


Unknown: Jenny Bowman
Unknown: Judy Garland
Play By: Mayo Simon
Produced By: Lawrence Turman
Directed By: Ronald Neame
Jenny Bowman: Judy Garland
David Donne: Dirk Bogarde
George Kogan: Jack Klugman
Ida: Aline MacMahon
Matt: Gregory Phillips
Miss Plimpton: Pauline Jameson

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with

Poddington Peas: Well Done Dump Pea
High above Poddington, a small bird's egg falls from its nest. The Peas, using their ingenuity, save the egg and protect it until it hatches.

4.00pm Penny Crayon: Pantomime
Penny and Dennis are asked by the headmaster to decide on a title for the school pantomime.

4.10pm Clockwise
A new Race to Find the Face, a sixth 60-Second Wind-Up, more Numbo Jumbo and, as always, A Minute to Win It. Presented by Charlotte Hindle. Executive producer

4.20pm Fantastic Max: Monkey See, Monkey Do : 2

4.35pm Bluebirds by Angela Ince and Shirley Lowe. 3: Betrayal!
Incidental music JONATHAN COHEN Costume designer LISA BENJAMIN Designer PIA GRAHAM
Producer JEREMY SWAN • YOUNG RT: page 99

5.00pm Newsround
Every day, the Newsround team keeps you up-to-date with events on Britain's fastest-moving news show.

5.05pm Blue Peter
with Caron Keating , Yvette Fielding and John Leslie.


Introduced By: Andy Crane
Unknown: Numbo Jumbo
Presented By: Charlotte Hindle.
Unknown: Christopher Pilkington
Director: Claire Winyard
Producer: Sally Fraser
Unknown: Angela Ince
Unknown: Shirley Lowe.
Music: Jonathan Cohen
Designer: Lisa Benjamin
Designer: Pia Graham
Producer: Jeremy Swan
Unknown: Blue Peter
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
Bill: Sean Blowers
Robbins: Grant Oatley
Pete: Jimmy Lambert
Granville: Joseph Kpobie
Leroy: Mark de Couteau
Dave: Alan Dean
Jerry: Martino Lazzeri
Mandy: Martine McCutcheon
Mr Patel: Albert Moses

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

with John Humphrys and Moira Stuart.
Weather John Kettley


Presenter: John Humphrys
Presenter: Moira Stuart.
Weather: John Kettley

: Top of the Pops

The UK's top pop chart show brings you the latest countdown from the current Top 40 chart. Introduced by Mark Goodier.
(Simultaneous Broadcast)


Presenter: Mark Goodier
Lighting: Alan Jeffrey
Sound: John Downes
Design: Tony Burrough
Producer/Director: Stanley Appel

: EastEnders

by Charlie Humphreys.
'He said he couldn't live without me Sharon, said I'd been on his mind all the time'.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Charlie Humphreys

: The Les Dawson Show

Les Dawson.
Special guest stars Shirley Bassey and John Nettles , with Lia Malcolm and Elio Pace.
Musical director JOHN COLEMAN Choreography GRAHAM FLETCHER Script editor CHARLIE ADAMS Written by LES DAWSON ,


Unknown: Shirley Bassey
Unknown: John Nettles
Unknown: Lia Malcolm
Unknown: Elio Pace.
Director: John Coleman
Director: Choreography Graham Fletcher
Editor: Charlie Adams
Written By: Les Dawson
Written By: Charlie Adams
Written By: Paul Alexander.
Unknown: Gavin Osbon
Unknown: Andy Walker
Unknown: Hugh Barker
Unknown: Dickie Higham
Design: John Anderson
Unknown: Stewart Morris

: In Sickness and In Health

by Johnny Speight. Starring
Alf, Mrs Hollingbery and Arthur are still staying with Mrs Hollingbery's rich brother Ricky in Australia. Ricky and his wife Railene take them off on a trip to the outback; Alf is terrified and his fear is not helped by Ricky's practical jokes. What has so far been dislike, now becomes open war between Alf and Ricky, particularly when Alf discovers that
Ricky's 'generous' offer to lend them the money to buy their council house in London may not be all it seems.
Videotape editor ANDY QUESTED
Produced by ROGER RACE
• FEATURE: page 80


Unknown: Johnny Speight.
Editor: Andy Quested
Produced By: Roger Race
Directed By: Richard Boden
Alf Garnett: Warren Mitchell
Mrs Hollingbery: Carmel McSharry
Arthur: Arthur English
Ricky: John Bluthal
Railene: Noeline Brown
Mooney: Doug Scroope
Railene's mother: Pat McDonald
Priest: Martin Vaughan

: Nine O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk.
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Blackadder Goes Forth: Plan D: Private Plane

by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton.
1917: two million men are doomed. One man will be damned if he's doomed.
German machine guns in front, British firing squads behind - the only way out is up-tiddly-up-up.

(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Richard Curtis
Writer: Ben Elton
Make-up Designer: Caroline Noble
Costume Designer: Annie Hardinge
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
Sqn Cdr Lord Flasheart: Rik Mayall
Baron von Richthoven: Adrian Edmondson
Ober Lt von Gerhardt: Hugo E. Blick
Driver Parkhurst: Gabrielle Glaister

: Question Time

with Peter Sissons.
The weekly opportunity for the general public to pose the questions and debate the answers with those in power, those who seek it and those who influence events.
With Peter Sissons this evening in the Greenwood Theatre in London are: Paul Boateng , MP
Rt Hon Lynda Chalker , MP Ann Leslie and Jonathon Porritt. Director ANN MORLEY


Unknown: Peter Sissons.
Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Paul Boateng
Unknown: Lynda Chalker
Unknown: Ann Leslie
Unknown: Jonathon Porritt.
Director: Ann Morley
Producer: Sue Robertson
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: Cagney and Lacey

starringand in The Grandest Jewel Thief Mary Beth is increasingly concerned for her partner when Chris becomes obsessed with the idea of catching a notorious jewel thief.
Written by MIKE PILLER
Directed by VICTOR LOBL (R)


Unknown: Mary Beth
Written By: Mike Piller
Directed By: Victor Lobl
Chris Cagney: Sharon Gless
Mary Beth Lacey: Tyne Daly
Harvey Lacey: John Karlen
Albert Grand: Ferdinand Mayne

: Fight Cancer

Second of six programmes. What causes cancer?
Everything, it seems, from diet to radiation, burnt toast to sunburn, smoking to sex - all are real or imagined causes of one or other of the 200-plus forms of the disease. But just what does cause cancer and how can we lessen the risk? The programme examines the 'European Ten-Point Code', and explains how we can all reduce our risk of cancer. Film cameraman ASHLEY ROWE
A PROSPECT PICTURES production for BBCtv


Unknown: Ashley Rowe
Director: Richard Trayler Smith
Producer: Sarah Brewster

: Weather

About this project

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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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