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: The Flintstones

Roll on down to Bedrock to meet that most modern of Stone Age families.
Kleptomaniac Pebbles (R)

: BBC Breakfast News

with Nicholas Witchell and Jill Dando.
●CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Jill Dando.

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Join Eamonn Holmes and Jayne Irving in the Open Air studio. Call [number removed]to take part. The phone lines are open 24 hours-a-day to receive your comments.


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Jayne Irving

: Kilroy

Daily debate, interesting argument, topical talk. * STUDIO AUDIENCE: to participate, ring [number removed].

: News

Weather followed by Going for Gold

: Children's BBC

introduced by Simon Parkin - starting with Playbus which stops today at The Patch Stop at Littleborough, Lancashire, where Peggy Patch meets a field vole and plants some bulbs.
Storyteller: Trish Cooke. Story: Stan and the Broken Toys, written by Kathleen Dean illustrated by Jean de Lemos. Music JONATHAN COHEN Producer ANNE GOBEY


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Peggy Patch
Unknown: Trish Cooke.
Written By: Kathleen Dean
Illustrated By: Jean de Lemos.
Music: Jonathan Cohen
Producer: Anne Gobey
Patch's friend: Colin Kerrigan

: Children's BBC: The Family Ness: Professor Dumkopf's Underwater Telescope

The adventures of the monster family of Loch Ness and their friends Elspeth and Angus. (R)

: Five to Eleven

with Anne Stallybrass.


Unknown: Anne Stallybrass.

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Today's guests include
Ken Kirby , the producer of Timewatch's 's investigation into Italian war crimes, Fascist Legacy.
In Behind the Scenes there's a chance to see how Spitting Image puppets are made. Call [number removed]to take part.
Presented by Eamonn Holmes and Jayne Irving with reporter Roy Sheppard. Producer HUGH FAUPEL


Unknown: Ken Kirby
Presented By: Eamonn Holmes
Presented By: Jayne Irving
Reporter: Roy Sheppard.
Producer: Hugh Faupel

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live
The lunchtime magazine with Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers. Including the latest on healthy living with Diana Moran. Editor SIMON SHAW
Executive editor STEVE WEDDLE


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers.
Unknown: Diana Moran.
Editor: Simon Shaw
Editor: Steve Weddle

: One O'Clock News

with Philip Hayton.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Michael Fish

: Neighbours

'You little vixen! Haven't you done enough?'
This week's cast:


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
Sharon: Jessica Muschamp
Pete: Tony Briggs
Emma: Tamsin West

: Going for Gold

hosted by Henry Kelly.


Unknown: Henry Kelly.

: The Matchmaker

starring and When that mean merchant,
Horace Vandergelder , decides to marry again, matchmaker
Dolly Levi has just the right lady in mind....
Screenplay by JOHN MICHAEL HAYES adapted from the play by THORNTON WILDER
Directed bv JOSEPH ANTHONY ●FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Horace Vandergelder
Unknown: Dolly Levi
Unknown: John Michael Hayes
Play By: Thornton Wilder
Unknown: Joseph Anthony
Dolly Levi: Shirley Booth
Cornelius Hackl: Anthony Perkins
Irene Molloy: Shirley MacLaine
Horace: Paul Ford

: Children's BBC

introduced by Andy Crane. - starting with Poddington Peas Poddle Island Mystery
4.00pm Ovlde
Winner Take All (R)
4.10pm Lassie
Lassie Catches a Poacher Lassie pursues a father and son suspected of poaching.
4.35pm Bluebirds by Angela Ince and Shirley Lowe. 6: Trapped!
Incidental music JONATHAN COHEN Designer pla GRAHAM
5.00pm Newsround
5.05pm Blue Peter with Caron Keating , Yvette Fielding and John Leslie. Appeal Launch!
Don't miss the team's most important announcement of the year, the 1989 appeal. Something you probably throw away daily can help a very special cause. ●CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Introduced By: Andy Crane.
Unknown: Poddington Peas
Unknown: Poacher Lassie
Unknown: Angela Ince
Unknown: Shirley Lowe.
Music: Jonathan Cohen
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
Uncle Arthur: Peter Byrne
Alfred: Dennis Edwards
Dora: Beryl Cooke
Jennifer: Jo Warne
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

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

with Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Top of the Pops

introduced by Nicky Campbell.
Simultaneous Broadcast with Radio 1


Presenter: Nicky Campbell
Produced and directed by: Paul Ciani

: EastEnders

by Sarah Daniels.
"Do you happen to know the whereabouts of something by the name of Trevor Short, who also goes by the name of 'Mo the Butcher'?"
(Ceefax subtitles)

This week's cast [see below]:


Writer: Sarah Daniels
Devised by: Tony Holland
Devised by: Julia Smith
Series Designer: Bernard Lloyd-Jones
Series Script Editor: John Maynard
Producer: Mike Gibbon
Director: Mervyn Cumming
Trevor: Phil McDermott
DSS man: Nicholas Blane
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Pete: Peter Dean
Frank: Mike Reid
Ricky: Sid Owen
Pat: Pam St Clement
Julie: Louise Plowright
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Hazel: Virginia Fiol
Rod: Christopher McHallem
Vince: Hepburn Graham
Marge: Pat Coombs
Sufia: Rani Singh
Sohail: Ronny Jhutti
Shireen: Nisha Kapur
Diane: Sophie Lawrence
Paul: Mark Thrippleton
Michelle: Susan Tully
Danny: Saul Jephcott
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Ian: Adam Woodyatt

: The Les Dawson Show

Les Dawson is something of a family jewel, so he has to be locked up. But he's out for half-an-hour of music, dance and humour. Special guests Elkie Brooks, Gerard Kenny and Dennis Waterman with the Roly Polys and Lia Malcolm.
Musical director JOHN COLEMAN
Choreography GRAHAM FLETCHER Written by LES DAWSON


Comedian: Les Dawson
Singer: Elkie Brooks
Singer: Gerard Kenny
Singer/Actor: Dennis Waterman
Unknown: Lia Malcolm
Musical Director: John Coleman
Choreography: Graham Fletcher
Written By: Les Dawson
Written By: Charlie Adams.
Written By: Paul Alexander.
Written By: Andy Walker
Design: John Anderson
Production: Stewart Morris

: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

written by Raymond Allen. Starring
Another chance to see a classic episode of the 70s comedy about the disastrous attempts of an eager young man to find his way in the world - and the patience of his long-suffering wife, Betty. (R)


Written By: Raymond Allen.
Frank Spencer: Michael Crawford
Betty: Michele Dotrice

: Nine O'clock News

Michael Buerk with the latest news and comment from Britain and around the world.
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: Crimewatch UK

Presented by Nick Ross and Sue Cook with Police Superintendent David Hatcher. The programme in which viewers across the country help police solve serious crime.
Tonight, police are appealing for information about the murder of 18-year-old Michelle Wareing, last seen alive as she left a disco in Wigan on 9 September. Did she take a taxi or start to walk home alone? And in Newcastle upon Tyne a busy travel agency was raided by three armed men. Did you see them as they made their getaway on motorbikes through the city? Detectives will be waiting for your call to the Crimewatch studio. If you can help, ring [number removed] between 9.30pm and midnight.
Producer Anne Morrison
Editor Angela Holdsworth
('Crimewatch Update' is at 11.15pm)
Ceefax Subtitles


Presenter: Nick Ross
Presenter: Sue Cook
Presenter: David Hatcher
Producer: Anne Morrison
Editor: Angela Holdsworth

: Question Time

With Peter Sissons this evening at the Greenwood Theatre in London are:
Donald Dewar , mp Julia Langdon
The Bishop of London,
Rt Rev Dr Graham Leonard Angela Rumbold , MP Producer SUE ROBERTSON Editor BARBARA MAXWELL


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Donald Dewar
Unknown: Julia Langdon
Unknown: Dr Graham Leonard
Unknown: Angela Rumbold
Unknown: Robertson Editor Barbara Maxwell

: Crimewatch Update

Developments on tonight's cases based on viewers' calls to the Crimewatch studio.

: Cagney and Lacey

starring and in Jane Doe No 37
Chris takes an interest in the case of a murdered down-and-out who tried to give information to the police before she died. Written by PETER LEFCOURT Directed by STAN LATHAN (R)


Unknown: Jane Doe
Written By: Peter Lefcourt
Directed By: Stan Lathan
Chris Cagney: Sharon Gless
Mary Beth Lacey: Tyne Daly

: 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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