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: It's My Pleasure

Desmond Lynam invites his guests to unlock the film and video vaults with their personal memories of past television moments. Today's guest is Maureen Lipman whose choice includes All Your Own, Quatermass and Compact.


Presenter: Desmond Lynam
Guest: Maureen Lipman
Producer: Phil Chilvers

: This Is the Day

Mary Stretch joins Eddie and Iseabal Bradley-Feary at their home in Woking, Surrey, for a time of prayer and reflection. The Rev Andrew Knowles explores today's theme of 'God with us'.
Reading: John 1, vvl-4, 10-14. Director GARRY BOON


Unknown: Iseabal Bradley-Feary
Unknown: Andrew Knowles
Editor: Helen Alexander

: A Life of Our Own

Third in a series of ten programmes for people with learning difficulties. There are guests sewing, carving, dancing and playing the guitar in this hobbies jamboree.
Presented by Gary Bourlet and Peter Burgis with Sir Brian Rix.
Studio director MARTYN SUKER Producer JOHN BROOKE


Presented By: Gary Bourlet
Presented By: Peter Burgis
Unknown: Sir Brian Rix.
Director: Martyn Suker
Producer: John Brooke

: Buongiorno Italia!: 2: Dov'e....?

Twenty programmes for beginners in Italian.
Asking where something is. (R) (e)


Studio director: Paula Gilder
Producer: Maddalena Fagandini

: Help Your Child with Maths

Talking to Each Other
The more children talk about what they do, the better.
Presented by Johnny Ball. Video editor RICHARD LOUP-NOLAN Produced and directed by ROBERT CLAMP
A Palace Gate production for BBCtv (RXe)


Presented By: Johnny Ball.
Editor: Richard Loup-Nolan
Directed By: Robert Clamp

: Hindi Urdu Bol Chaal

A ten-part course for beginners in spoken Hindi and Urdu presented by Sneh Gupta and Omar Salimi. 3: Visiting a Family
Anita Bhalla is introduced to her friend Shain's family. Director LAKVIAR SINGH


Presented By: Sneh Gupta
Presented By: Omar Salimi.
Unknown: Anita Bhalla
Director: Lakviar Singh
Producer: Jeremy Orlebar

: In the Know

Eight keys to successful learning.
2: Feedback


Editor: Alastair Mitchell
Produced By: Julian Stenhouse

: The Software Show

Join Carol Vorderman as she looks at a number of software packages which make computer music and graphics a delight. Producers BRYN BROOKS and ANNE O'DWYER (RXe)


Unknown: Carol Vorderman
Unknown: Anne O'Dwyer

: See Hear!

A magazine programme for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. News, views and entertainment, with sign language and subtitles.
Presented by Clive Mason and Maureen Denmark.
Interpreted by John Lee.
Produced by EDDIE MONTAGUE (e)


Presented By: Clive Mason
Presented By: Maureen Denmark.
Unknown: John Lee.
Produced By: Eddie Montague

: Country File

Where better to live than in a pretty village situated in a national park! It's certainly many people's dream and some have achieved their ambition. But now the cost of the rush to the countryside is being counted. Houses and cottages are so expensive they are out of reach of farm workers and other villagers. Young people who cannot afford to live in their own communities are having to move away.
Anne Brown reports from Derbyshire and Cumbria where the struggle to preserve rural life continues. Plus at 12.55pm the weather for the countryside with Suzanne Charlton. Director MICHAEL MURPHY


Unknown: Anne Brown
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton.
Director: Michael Murphy
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News with Chris Lowe followed by On the Record

Tarzan Swings Back
Three weeks ago the former darling of the Conservative Party, Michael Heseltine , launched a measured and trenchant critique of current Tory policies. In doing so he confirmed his status as the most popular alternative Conservative leader. His views on Europe, British industry and public spending have marked him out as the leading articulator of 'post-Thatcherism'. But can there be a new Conservatism after Mrs Thatcher ? If so, what would it look like? On the Record puts
Heseltinism to the test. Presented by Jonathan Dimbleby with John Cole. Producer MICHAEL STEVENSON Studio director MARK LUCAS Deputy editor DAVID JORDAN Editor DAVID AARONOVITCH


Unknown: Michael Heseltine
Unknown: Mrs Thatcher
Presented By: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: John Cole.
Producer: Michael Stevenson
Director: Mark Lucas
Editor: David Jordan

: EastEnders

by Liane Aukin, John Crisp.
"Just another evening at your friendly local pub."
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Liane Aukin
Writer: John Crisp
Producer: Mike Gibbon

: You're In Love Charlie Brown

Another animated adventure with Charlie Brown and the gang. The heart of our hero beats much faster when the little red-haired girl is near. Based on characters created by CHARLES SCHULTZ


Unknown: Charles Schultz

: Smash Hits Poll Winners' Party

Presented by super-fanciable Phillip Schofield, live from the hugely posh London Arena, Docklands.
The most swanky and best-looking pop music poll party is happening today. See Bros (scream), Jason (swoon) and Kylie (scream) in a huge and glittering parade of stars, including Neneh Cherry, Big Fun, Soul Il Soul, London Boys, Sonia,
Transvision Vamp, Martika and New Kids on the Block.
Event given in association with Swatch
Simultaneous Broadcast: with Radio 1
Show Times: page 22


Presenter: Phillip Schofield
Musicians: Bros
Singer: Jason Donovan
Singer: Kylie Minogue
Singer: Neneh Cherry
Singers: Big Fun
Musicians: Soul II Soul
Singers: London Boys
Singer: null Sonia
Musicians: Transvision Vamp
Singer: Martika
Singers: New Kids on the Block
Executive Producer: Janet Street-Porter
Executive Producer: Harvey Goldsmith
Director: Phil Chilvers
Producer: Sharon Ali

: The Pink Panther Show

Pink Tuba Dore; Dune Bug; and Sink Pink. (R)
●NOTE: in the event of the Poll Winners' Party overrunning, this programme will not be transmitted.

: The Clothes Show

More and more bosses are encouraging their employees to wear the corporate image. But does it have to be so boring? Coloured contact lenses can bring about a change of image, and with Hallowe'en in mind, so can fancy-dress hire. Plus a preview of tomorrow's new
BBC2 series on the history of fashion, Through the Looking Glass. Get smart with Selina Scott , Jeff Banks ,
Caryn Franklin and Raj Dhanda. Producer CLARE STRIDE
Executive producer ROGER CASSTLES BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Unknown: Raj Dhanda.

: My Family and Other Animals

by Gerald Durrell.
Screenplay in ten parts by Charles Wood. Starring and 9: Gerry acquires a large, vicious gull.
Music composed and conducted by DARYL RUNSWICK


Unknown: Gerald Durrell.
Unknown: Charles Wood.
Conducted By: Daryl Runswick
Producer: Joe Waters
Director: Peter Barber-Fleming
Mrs Durrell: Hannah Gordon
Spiro: Brian Blessed
Gerry: Darren Redmayne
Larry: Anthony Calf
Leslie: Guy Scantlebury
Margo: Sarah-Jane Holm
Dr Theodore: Christopher Godwin
Kosti: Yiorgas Dialegmenos
Mr Harcum: Edward Parsons
Mrs Harcum: Angela Barlow

: Lifeline

Penelope Keith appeals on behalf of the Queen
Elizabeth's Foundation for the Disabled which provides a wide range of services, many of which are pioneering ventures, for disabled men and women. Cliff Michelmore and Lynette Lithgow report. Producer JILL DAWSON
0 DONATIONS: to [address removed]


Unknown: Penelope Keith
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Lynette Lithgow
Producer: Jill Dawson
Unknown: Penelope Keith

: News

with Chris Lowe ; Weather


Unknown: Chris Lowe

: Songs of Praise

celebrates the Church Urban Fund.
Alan Titchmarsh attends a special event at Birmingham Town Hall to discover what the Church of England is doing with its multi-million-pound fund to aid the inner cities. The Archbishop of Canterbury talks about his hopes for the fund. Soloists:
Ruth Fortey (BBC Choirgirl of the Year) and Neil Goulboume. Lord, Thy Church (Abbots Leigh); Shine. Jesus, Shine; All Who Love and Serve (All for Jesus); We Have a Dream (Lucy); Sing We of the Modem City (Hyfrydol); Jesus Christ is Waiting (Noel Nouvelet); The Servant King; Lord Jesus Christ. Organist MARCUS HUXLEY Conductor PAUL WRIGHT Director SIMON HAMMOND Editor ROGER HUTCHINGS


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Soloists: Ruth Fortey
Soloists: Neil Goulboume.
Unknown: Jesus Christ
Organist: Jesus Christ.
Organist: Marcus Huxley
Conductor: Paul Wright
Director: Simon Hammond
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: Last of the Summer Wine

by Rob Clarke , starring and a special guest appearance by Oh Shut Up and Eat Your Choc-ice
Not only has the farm changed over to those new-fangled round hay bales, but one of them has been left dangerously near a steep slope.
Music Make-up designer LESLEY HOLMES
Visual effects CHRIS LAWSON Film editor JOHN WILKINSON Designer STEPHAN PACZAI Produced and directed by ALAN JW. BELL


Unknown: Rob Clarke
Designer: Lesley Holmes
Unknown: Chris Lawson
Editor: John Wilkinson
Designer: Stephan Paczai
Directed By: Alan Jw.
Seymour: Michael Aldridge
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg,: Peter Sallis
Edie: Thora Hird
Nora: Kathy Staff
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Barry: Mike Grady
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Wesley: Gordon Wharmby
Coach driver: Len Fox
Japanese tourist: Ronnie Hazlehurst

: Howards' Way

devised by Gerard Glaister and Allan Prior , written by Raymond Thompson. Guest star
'It seems as if Frere Holdings is going to get nailed. Once and for all.'
Film cameraman JOHN WILLIAMS Designer LYNDA KETTLE
• RECORD: 'Simon's Way' available on LP and cassette from record shops.
●BOOK: 'Howards' Way' by Gerard Glaister , £5.95 paperback, available from bookshops.


Unknown: Gerard Glaister
Unknown: Allan Prior
Written By: Raymond Thompson.
Music: Simon May
Music: Leslie Osborne
Unknown: John Williams
Designer: Lynda Kettle
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Director: Jeremy Summers
Unknown: Gerard Glaister
Admiral Redfern: Michael Denison
Tom Howard: Maurice Colbourne
Jan Howard: Jan Harvey
Jack Rolfe: Glyn Owen
Kate Harvey: Dulcie Gray
Charles Frere: Tony Anholt
Ken Masters: Stephen Yardley
Avril Rolfe: Susan Gilmore
Vanessa Andenberg: Lana Morris
James Brooke: Andrew Bicknell
Gerald Urquhart: Ivor Danvers
Laura Wilde: Kate O'Mara
Leo Howard: Edward Highmore
Abby Hudson: Cindy Shelley
Sir John Stevens: Willoughby Gray
Vicki Rockwell: Victoria Burgoyne
Bill Sayers: Robert Vahey
Lee Simmons: Angela Down
Sabio Fernandez: Franco Rey

: Bread

written by Carla Lane.
Problems for Jack; decisions for Aveline; and the phone rings again for Mrs Boswell.
Title music by DAVID MACKAY Film cameraman JOHN RECORD Film sound TIM HUMPHRIES Designer RICHARD DUPRE Produced and directed by ROBIN NASH


Written By: Carla Lane.
Music By: David MacKay
Unknown: John Record
Unknown: Tim Humphries
Designer: Richard Dupre
Directed By: Robin Nash
Jack Boswell: Victor McGuire
Joey Boswell: Graham Bickley
Adrian Boswell: Jonathon Morris
Billy Boswell: Nick Conway
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Oswald: Giles Watling
Aveline: Melanie Hill
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Freddie Boswell: Ronald Forfar
Lilo Lill: Eileen Pollock
Fr Brennan: Philip O'Brien
Derek: Peter Byrne
Mrs Cumberland: Evie Garratt
Cafe musician: Mark Reader

: Mother Love

by Domini Taylor.
Screenplay in four parts by Andrew Davies. Starring with and 1: 'Disloyalty, treachery, is the most dreadful of crimes. That's why it deserves the severest punishment.'
Music composed and conducted by PATRICK GOWERS
Make-up designer SUZAN BROAD Script editor DEVORA POPE


Unknown: Domini Taylor.
Unknown: Andrew Davies.
Conducted By: Patrick Gowers
Designer: Suzan Broad
Editor: Devora Pope
Unknown: Nigel Walters
Designer: Ken Ledsham
Producer: Ken Riddington
Director: Simon Langton
Helena: Diana Rigg
Kit: James Wilby
Alex: David McCallum
Angela: Fiona Gillies
Ruth: Isla Blair
George: James Grout
Little Helena: Louisa Janes
Maureen: Anna Price
Danuta: Liliana Komorowska
Rachel Turner: Natasha Byrne
Tiggy Turner: Katharyn Ballantine
Mrs Turner: Ann Firbank
Brig Turner: Jeffry Wickham
Waiter: Romolo Bruni
Leo: Grant Parsons
Emily: Holly Aird
Harriet: Amelia Shankley
Photographer: Gary Fairhall
Helena's mother: Deborah Grant

: News

with Michael Buerk ; Weather


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: Heart of the Matter

Moral issues are coming ever more into public awareness: the daily headlines proclaim
' as much. But where headlines deal in black and white, the issues themselves are rarely so simple.
Heart of the Matter seeks out such issues; Joan Bakewell examines the moral conflict of people with strongly held and frequently opposing views, and considers what their dilemma means for everyone.
Film editor MIKE ALOOF
Series producer OLGA EDRIDGE


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Olga Edridge

: Mosaic

Six films about equal opportunities in Britain. 3: A Roof over Our Heads
Thousands still cannot find homes or are living in inadequate conditions. But despite the law against discrimination, surveys show that this misery is not shared equally - housing provision is worse for black people than for white. Are local authorities and housing associations equipped with the right allocations procedures? Could they do more to prevent racial harassment?
Film editor PAUL ST CLAIR
Producer JOHN TWITCHlN (e)
0 VOICE OVER: page 93


Editor: Paul St Clair
Producer: John Twitchln

: A Matter of Life and Death

Denise's Story
First of a two-part programme. Last year, the plight of leukemia victim Denise Morse made national headlines. Having fought the disease for 18 months, she knew she could die any day, but decided to spend the remaining time fund-raising for the British Bone Marrow
Donor Appeal - a decision that nearly destroyed her family as they lived in the relentless glare of publicity. Clare Harrison reports. Video editor ROGER MULLINER Producer ROSALIND GOWER


Unknown: Denise Morse
Unknown: Clare Harrison
Editor: Roger Mulliner
Producer: Rosalind Gower

: Network East

: 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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