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: The Flintstones

Bachelor Daze (R)

: BBC Breakfast News

Nicholas Witchell and Kirsty Wark 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 and correspondents in Britain and around the world. Regular sports reports, weather, regional news and travel, and newspaper reviews by Paul Callan.
5.30 News summary; business news; sports report; weather; regional news and travel updates.
7.00 Headlines; news reports; brief business news and newspaper review; sports report; weather; regional news and travel updates.
7.30 Headlines and summaries; news reports; interviews; full business and sports reports, and a longer newspaper review; weather; regional news, travel updates.
8.00 As above, with updates. Business news: Fiona Foster Paul Burden and Ros Bew. Weather: Francis Wilson.
Sport: Archie Macpherson.
●CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Kirsty Wark
Unknown: Paul Callan.
Unknown: Fiona Foster
Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Ros Bew.
Unknown: Francis Wilson.
Unknown: Archie MacPherson.

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Pete Waterman talks about how he uses television to mould his pop stars for stardom.


Talks: Pete Waterman

: Kilroy

More topical talk and animated argument with Robert Kilroy-Silk .
●STUDIO AUDIENCE: to participate ring [number removed].


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News

Weather followed by The Flintstones
Comedy Show New adventures from Bedrock.

: Playbus

Introduced by Simon Parkin - starting with
The Why Bird Stop
The letter of the day is 'o'. You can read some signs with Why.
Story: Oswald T. Octopus by Geoff Motley.
Music RICHARD BROWN Producer
A Felgate production for BBCtv


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Geoff Motley.
Music: Richard Brown
Unknown: Brian Jameson

: The Family- Ness

Sporty-Ness and the Highland Games (R)


Bus driver: Simon Harbrow
Why Bird: Ellie Darvill

: Five to Eleven

With Oscar James.


Unknown: Oscar James.

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Music on television with Janet Street-Porter , the BBC's Head of Youth
Programmes, and Pete Waterman , the man behind Kylie Minogue.
Are you obsessed with a television star? Open Air talks to people who are. Producer PAULA TRAFFORD


Unknown: Janet Street-Porter
Unknown: Pete Waterman

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live With Sue Cook and Andy Craig.
The lunchtime magazine live from Pebble Mill. Including the latest from people's reporter Tina Baker. Editor SIMON SHAW
Series producer PAMELA CREED


Unknown: Andy Craig.
Reporter: Tina Baker.
Editor: Simon Shaw

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Neighbours

Jane finds out about
Bronwyn and Mike. The ice-cream eating competition doesn't suit Des at all.
(Cast page 49. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: Going for Gold

Henry Kelly introduces seven new European contestants to compete for the title of European Quiz Champion and the trip of a lifetime to the island of Mauritius. This week's contestants come from Northern Ireland,
England, Wales, Belgium,
Spain, Sweden and Norway. C Repeated tomorrow at 10.00am)

: Ironside

Oaks Ironside masquerades as an eccentric senior citizen to investigate a convalescent home with an exceptionally high death rate.
Directed by ROBERT CLOUSE (R)


Unknown: Oaks Ironside
Written By: Michael Fisher
Directed By: Robert Clouse
Robert T Ironside: Raymond Burr
Det Sgt Ed Brown: Don Galloway
Mark Sanger: Don Mitchell
Officer Fran Belding: Elizabeth Bauer
Nurse Skinner: Ruth Roman

: International Snooker

Stormseal United Kingdom Championship
From the Guild Hall, Preston. Today's best-of-17-frame matches should contain some household names - Tony Knowles , Terry Griffiths , Dennis Taylor - and possibly the Thai newcomer James Wattana. Introduced by David Vine. Commentators: Ted Lowe
Jack Karnehm and Clive Everton.


Unknown: Tony Knowles
Unknown: Terry Griffiths
Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: James Wattana.
Introduced By: David Vine.
Commentators: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Jack Karnehm
Unknown: Clive Everton.

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andy Crane - starting with

Barney: Barney's Big Spring Clean
Barney and Roger call Cornelia in to help with their big spring clean. The outcome is not to Cornelia's liking, but Roger is happy. With the voices of Tim Brooke-Taylor Harry Enfield Jan Ravens and Enn Reitel.
Directed by BOB BALSER
Produced by JOHN COATES (R)


Introduced By: Andy Crane
Introduced By: Enn Reitel.
Directed By: Bob Balser
Produced By: John Coates

: A Bear Behind

With Lindsey Coulson and Bill Wallis as Boz.
Lindsey and Boz find 'The Middle of London' and watch them 'Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace'.
Illustrations by E.H. SHEPARD
Production manager TOM HOOD Director NEL ROMANO


Unknown: Lindsey Coulson
Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: Tom Hood
Director: Nel Romano

: Fantastic Max: Stitches in Time (1)

When FX creates a fire-breathing dragon, Max and the gang are forced to travel back to medieval times to find him a permanent home.

: Happy Families

Based on Allan Ahlberg 's books, dramatised by Vicky Ireland .
Master Bun the Baker's Boy (1) Bertie Bun is browned off with bread and bored with baking. He'd rather be a butcher's boy or a barber's boy. In fact anything but a baker's boy.
BBC Radiophonic workshop
Make-up design SHAUNNA HARRISON Costume design DEE ROBSON
Associate producer LYNN HORSFORD Executive producer ANGELA BEECHING
Director ROGER SINGLETON-TURNER (Part 2 tomorrow)


Unknown: Allan Ahlberg
Dramatised By: Vicky Ireland
Unknown: Bertie Bun
Music By: Richard Attree
Design: Shaunna Harrison
Design: Dee Robson
Producer: Lynn Horsford
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: Roger Singleton-Turner

: BraveStarr: Nomad Is an Island

BraveStarr is the galaxy's toughest, fastest and bravest marshal. And it's a good thing - because New Texas is the galaxy's roughest planet!

: Newsround

: Blue Peter

With Caron Keating , Yvette Fielding and John Leslie. Producers OLIVER MACFARLANE and ANDREW WHITMAN


Unknown: Caron Keating
Unknown: John Leslie.
Producers: Oliver MacFarlane
Producers: Andrew Whitman
Bertie Bun the baker's boy: Richard Stoughton
Mr Bun the baker: Richard Hope
Mrs Bun the baker: Tamsin Heatley
Grandpa Biscuit/Mr Brush: Stanley Lebor
Grandma Bun: Corinne Skinner-Carter
Mrs Cosmo: Elizabeth Estensen
Mr Cosmo: Nick Cursi
Mr Grim/Growler the bulldog: Robbie Barnett
Billy Bone: Nicholas Pinnock
Barry Brush: John Sheppard

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.

: Newsroom South East

Guy Michelmore keeps you in touch with what's going on around the capital region of the country. With reports from around the south east, Michael Wale on the local sports scene and Cathy McGowan around town.
●WRITE TO: Newsroom South East. BBCElstree Centre, Clarendon Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
WD6 1JF if you have any news.


Unknown: Michael Wale
Unknown: Cathy McGowan

: Wogan

Join Terry live from the Television Theatre.


Unknown: Join Terry

: Watchdog

With Britain's leading consumer couple, Lynn Faulds Wood and John Stapleton , campaigning on your behalf. From hazards in the home to horrors in the High Street, here are revealing investigations and stories from your letters and calls.
●WRITE TO: Watchdog, BBCtv,
London W12 7RJ, or ring [number removed]if you have something that needs investigating.


Unknown: Lynn Faulds Wood
Unknown: John Stapleton

: Telly Addicts

With Noel Edmonds
It's nail-biting, it's gripping, it's semi-final time.
The Telly Addicts families have been glued to their TVs in readiness for tonight's test - but what have they been watching? Will an encyclopaedic knowledge of Postman Pat stand them in good stead?


Presenter: Noel Edmonds
Director: Nick Hurran
Producer: Richard L. Lewis

: Wildlife on One

First in a four-part series. In-Flight Movie
Another chance to experience life as a flying bird. Winner of four international awards, this film pioneered many of the techniques that were used in the series Supersense. Did you know that short-winged ducks are among the fastest birds and swifts are among the slowest; that woodland birds need short wings and small birds take rests as they fly; or even that migrating birds can fly at an altitude of 35,000ft?
Fly in the clouds with a flock of geese, look over the shoulder of a soaring buzzard or hedge hop with a speeding starling, and discover just how a bird's design is shaped to the life it leads - in flight. Film editor CHARLES ALDRIDGE Written and produced by JOHN DOWNER BBC Bristol (R)
*BBC WILDLIFE: a year's subscription to Britain's bestselling wildlife magazine costs £20. Send a cheque, made payable to Wildlife Publications Ltd, to: [address removed]CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Editor: Charles Aldridge
Produced By: John Downer

: Nine O'Clock News

Martyn Lewis with the latest news and comment from Britain and around the world. Regional News Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: Panorama

What Future for Thatcherism?
The Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Margaret Thatcher , mp, in an interview with David Dimbleby.
With the shock waves of the recent political crisis still reverberating through the Government, is
Mrs Thatcher 's famous conviction and single-mindedness now more of a liability than an asset to the Tories? How does she intend to reunite her party and recover from her current unpopularity to win a fourth election victory?
And, as the Prime Minister prepares for the forthcoming EEC summit, what will her response be to the momentous events now reshaping eastern Europe? How far does Britain risk being isolated from influence on the most dramatic political changes since 1945? Mrs Thatcher answers her critics and talks from
Downing Street to Panorama. Producer GLENWYN BENSON Editor TIM GARDAM


Unknown: Margaret Thatcher
Unknown: David Dimbleby.
Unknown: Mrs Thatcher
Unknown: Mrs Thatcher
Producer: Glenwyn Benson
Editor: Tim Gardam

: Film 89 with Barry Norman

When Harry Met Sally has been the surprise summer hit in America. Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal play friends who try to avoid letting sex get in the way of their relationship.
Ghostbusters II reunites the original team of Bill Murray , Dan Aykroyd ,
Sigourney Weaver and Rick Moranis for more supernatural mayhem. Widescreen films are made for showing on the big screen in the cinema. What happens when the film is eventually shown on television?
Sir David Lean explains the restrictions of viewing films in less than perfect conditions. Director CAIUS JULYAN
0 BARRY NORMAN : page 22


Unknown: Bill Murray
Unknown: Dan Aykroyd
Unknown: Sigourney Weaver
Unknown: Rick Moranis
Unknown: Sir David Lean
Producer: Bruce Thompson
Unknown: Barry Norman

: International Snooker

Stormseal United Kingdom Championship
From the Guild Hall, Preston. The concluding frames of the two games which could feature two past world champions: Terry Griffiths and Dennis Taylor.
Introduced by David Vine. Commentators:
Ted Lowe , Jack Karnehm and Clive Everton.
●SPORTSLINE: if you miss some of the televised coverage, you can keep up to date with the latest snooker scores by calling the Radio Times
Sportsline. Dial [number removed]; calls are charged at 38p per minute (peak rate), 25p (off-peak).


Unknown: Terry Griffiths
Unknown: Dennis Taylor.
Introduced By: David Vine.
Unknown: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Jack Karnehm

: 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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