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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 Arthur Marshall. Producer PHIL CHIVERS (R)


Unknown: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Arthur Marshall.

: This Is the Day

Tony Phelan joins Sister
Caroline at Martin House, a hospice for sick children, in Clifford, West Yorkshire.
Monsignor Michael Buckley explores the theme 'the gifts of grace'. Reading: I Peter 1, W3-11, vl3.


Unknown: Tony Phelan
Unknown: Monsignor Michael Buckley
Producer: Noel Vincent
Editor: Helen Alexander

: A Life of Our Own

For people with learning difficulties.
The presenters, Gary Bourlet and Peter Burgis , talk to
Sir Brian Rix and to Linda Phillips of YTS about how to get work.
Studio director MARTYN SUKER Producer JOHN BROOKE


Presenters: Gary Bourlet
Presenters: Peter Burgis
Unknown: Sir Brian Rix
Unknown: Linda Phillips
Director: Martyn Suker
Producer: John Brooke

: Buongiorno Italia!

Quanta Costa?
Buying things and asking the price.
Film director SUSANNA CAPON


Director: Susanna Capon

: Help Your Child with Maths

Something to Celebrate
Tap in to your own children's enthusiasm for birthdays and festivals.
Produced and directed by ROBERT CLAMP
A Palace Gate production for BBCtv (R) (e)


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. 4: Talking about Food
A visit to sweet centres and restaurants. Anita and Gordon shop for fresh herbs. Director LAKVIAR SINGH
●BOOK: 'Hindi Urdu Bol ChaaVis is available, price £8.39 paperback, from bookshops.


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

: In the Know

Eight keys to successful learning.
3: Restarting Learning The Go Go Boys avoid distractions by becoming study partners, and A-level student William Biney-Tay plans his ideal study session. Assistant producer BARRY TOMALIN Produced by JULIAN STENHOUSE (RXe)


Unknown: William Biney-Tay
Producer: Barry Tomalin
Produced By: Julian Stenhouse

: The Software Show

Computers are now sophisticated machines capable of very professional effects. But how can you use them at home?
Join Carol Vorderman as she looks at various ways of getting into print with wordprocessing and desk-top publishing packages. Producers BRYN BROOKS and ANNE O'DWYER (R) (e)


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

Beneath the British countryside lie the remnants of history. Some of the sites are spectacular, others are mundane, but all are vitally important according to archaeologists who fear for the future of our past.
Engligh Heritage, the body responsible for archaeology, has just launched a re-evaluation of sites up and down the country and expect a five-fold increase in official protection orders. But what are the consequences for farmers and landowners? John Craven reports. Plus at 12.55pm the weather for the countryside with Michael Fish.


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Michael Fish.
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News

with Moira Stuart followed by On the Record
In Britain and abroad, new political forces are on the move. For Conservative and Labour parties the race is on to capture the mood of the electorate before the next election. For some of the other parties the issue is survival. Every week, On the Record visits a different part of the political battlefield, examining tactics. Presented by Jonathan Dimbleby with John Cole.


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Presented By: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: John Cole.
Editor: David Jordan
Editor: David Aaronvitch

: EastEnders

by Tony Jordan and Jane Galletly.
'I don't fancy all three of us being in the same room, Ian. We'd never get any sleep.'
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Tony Jordan
Writer: Jane Galletly
Producer: Mike Gibbon

: Britain at War: I Was Monty's Double

starring and The fantastic story of one of the most successful deceptions of the war, in which an obscure pay corps lieutenant with an extraordinary resemblance to Montgomery was persuaded to impersonate him in north Africa in order to distract
German attention from the real Montgomery's activities in Europe.
Screenplay by BRYAN FORBES based on the book by ME CLIFTON JONES Directed by JOHN GUlLLERMIN
• FILMS: page 26


Play By: Bryan Forbes
Book By: Me Clifton Jones
Directed By: John Gulllermin
Major Harvey: John Mills
Colonel Logan: Cecil Parker
'Monty' and himself: Clifton James
Col Matthers: Patrick Allen
Col Dawson: Patrick Holt

: Superdogs

for the Winalot Challenge Trophy.
Teams of dogs and their handlers, each representing a region of the United
Kingdom, compete in a variety of fun events specifically designed to test the speed and skill of the gundogs and whippets, and the agility, obedience and service dogs that make up the Superdogs teams. In this first quarter-final the Midlands meet the South West.
Introduced by Deborah Hall , with Superdogs vet John Wilson.
Commentator: Peter Purves. Videotape editor JON BIGNOLD Producer STEPHEN MORRIS
Event organised in association with Charles Barker Productions


Introduced By: Deborah Hall
Unknown: John Wilson.
Commentator: Peter Purves.
Editor: Jon Bignold
Producer: Stephen Morris
Unknown: Charles Barker

: The Clothes Show

This autumn, designer
Katharine Hamnett deserted the London catwalks and defected to Paris to show her collection alongside other designers in the city which has become undisputably the fashion capital of the world. Selina Scott , Jeff Banks and Caryn Franklin report on the best of French fashion - and the progress of the British.
Executive producer ROGER CASSTLES BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Katharine Hamnett
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin

: My Family and Other Animals

by Gerald Durrell. Screenplay in ten parts by Charles Wood. Starring and 10: Kralefsky and Theodore reluctantly agree that the time has come for Gerry to go to school in England.
Music composed and conducted by DARY1. RUNSW1CK


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

: Stepping Up

introduced by Beryl Reid , with Gilly Coman as Linda Johnson.
Can words control the weather? Beryl Reid thinks so, if you're an actor.
Yam goes to the theatre and Linda goes for a new job but ends up with a packet of biscuits!
Assistant producer MARILYN MILGROM Producer GEORGE AUCKLAND (e)
0 HELPLINE: phone [number removed] (calls are free)
●ORELATED PROGRAMME: 'Using Your Wordpower', 5.00pm Radio 4 FM
●BOOK: 'Step Up to Wordpower: price £3.99, available from bookshops.


Introduced By: Beryl Reid
Unknown: Gilly Coman
Unknown: Linda Johnson.
Unknown: Beryl Reid
Producer: Marilyn Milgrom

: News

presented by Moira Stuart , with BBC teams at home and abroad. Weather


Presented By: Moira Stuart

: Songs of Praise

for bonfire night from Lewes, East Sussex.
Tonight many thousands of Guy Fawkes effigies will meet a fiery end - and nowhere more dramatically than in Lewes, the undisputed capital of bonfire. Sally Magnusson travels to the town and attempts to unravel the meaning of these events. She joins the combined churches of Lewes as they process to the castle for a spectacular festival of light and fireworks.
Through the Night of Doubt and Sorrow (Marching); Onward
Christian Soldiers (St Gertrude);
Lead. Kindly Light (Sandon); Great Is Thy Faithfulness; Walk in the Light; Once to Every Man and Nation (Ebenezer); Jesus Bids Us Shine; When Courage Fails (Irish): Glory to Thee, My God (TaUis'
Canon); Joy to the World (Antioch) Conductor ROGER DURSTON


Unknown: Guy Fawkes
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Conductor: Roger Durston
Producer: Christopher Mann
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: Last of the Summer Wine

by Roy Clarke. Starring a special guest appearance of Who 's That Bloke with Nora Batty Then?
Something's up: Nora Batty has gone out on a Wednesday dressed up and without a wrinkle in her stockings. It soon becomes apparent to
Compo that he has a rival for her affections.
Music RONNIE HAZLEHURST Produced and directed by ALAN J W. BELL


Unknown: Roy Clarke.
Unknown: Nora Batty
Unknown: Nora Batty
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Seymour: Michael Aldridge
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg, and: Peter Sallis
Edie: Thora Hird
Nora Batty: Kathy Staff
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Barry: Mike Grady
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Wesley: Gordon Wharmby

: Howards' Way

devised by Gerard Glaister and Allan Prior , written by Raymond Thompson. With guest stars and 'Frere and Urquhart could face a long prison sentence if they're found guilty. Unless they find a scapegoat.'
Film cameraman JOHN WILLIAMS Designer LYNDA KETTLE
●FEATURE: page 12


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: David Penn
Admiral Redfern: Michael Denison
Yvette Studer: Catherine Schell
Jan Howard: Jan Harvey
Jack Rolfe: Glyn Owen
Kate Harvey: Dulcie Gray
Charles Frere: Tony Anholt
Ken: Stephen Yardley
Avril Rolfe: Susan Gilmore
Vanessa: Lana Morris
James: Andrew Bicknell
Gerald: Ivor Danvers
Laura Wilde: Kate O'Mara
Leo: Edward Highmore
Abby Hudson: Cindy Shelley
Sir John Stevens: Willoughby Gray
Vicki: Victoria Burgoyne
Bill Sayers: Robert Vahey
Lee Simmons: Angela Down
Anthony: George Raistrick
Sir Alan Rockwell: Roger Hume

: Bread

written by Carla Lane.
A new look for Billy, a new love for Jack and a new problem for Freddie.
Title music by DAVID MACKAY Produced and directed by ROBIN NASH eCEEFAX SUBTITLES


Written By: Carla Lane.
Music By: David MacKay
Directed By: Robin Nash
Freddie: Ronald Forfar
Billy Boswell: Nick Conway
Jack Boswell: Victor McGuire
Joey Boswell: Graham Bickley
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Julie: Hilary Crowson
Aveline: Melanie Hill
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Martina: Pamela Power
Photographer: Mark Curry
Derek: Peter Byrne
Rachael: Hilary Welles
Lilo Lill: Eileen Pollock

: Mother Love

by Domini Taylor.
Screenplay in four parts by Andrew Davies. Starring and 2: 'Traitor. Traitor. I can't.... all those years. And you - traitor.'
Music composed and conducted by PATRICK GOWERS
Costume design DORINDA REA Film recordist BARRIE THARBY Photography NIGEL WALTERS Designer KEN LEDSHAM
0 FEATURE: page 24


Unknown: Domini Taylor.
Unknown: Andrew Davies.
Conducted By: Patrick Gowers
Design: Dorinda Rea
Unknown: Barrie Tharby
Unknown: Photography Nigel Walters
Designer: Ken Ledsham
Producer: Ken Riddington
Director: Simon Langton
Helena: Diana Rigg
Kit: With James Wilby
Alex: David McCallum
Angela: Fiona Gillies
Ruth: Isla Blair
George: James Grout
Little Helena: Louisa Janes
Emily: Holly Aird
Danuta: Liliana Komorowska
Men at art gallery: John Grillo Carl Duering
Journalist: Irene Marot
Television commentator: Joan Bakewell
Leo: Grant Parsons
Harriet: Amelia Shankley
Concert hall manager: Colin Stinton
Neighbour: Margot Boyd

: News

Martyn Lewis presents the latest stories from Britain and around the world. Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: Heart of the Matter

Joan Bakewell examines the moral conflict among people with strongly held views. Film editor MIKE ALOOF
Series producer OLGA EDRIDGE


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Olga Edridge

: Mosaic

Five films about equal opportunities in Britain. 4: All in the Mind?
This film explores how far inequalities in mental health care exist. What can be learned from the radical approach of NAFSIYAT.the only community-based intercultural psychotherapy unit in Britain, and from the aftercare service the Harambee Housing
Association offers young Afro-Caribbeans leaving Birmingham psychiatric hospitals?
Researcher NICK MIRSKY
Producer ANNE O'DWYER (e)
●NOTES: send cheque or POfor £6.50 payable to BBC Education to:
[address removed]


Unknown: Nick Mirsky
Producer: Anne O'Dwyer

: A Matter of Life and Death

Malcolm '$ Story
Life for Malcolm Morse was excellent until Denise, his wife, discovered she was dying from leukaemia.
Malcolm gave up his job to care for her, but as the disease destroyed her health, it began to destroy their marriage. The public exposure of their private lives took an intolerable toll on their family.
Clare Harrison reports.


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.

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