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: The Flintstones

Pebbles's Birthday Party (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.
6.30 News summary; business news; sports report; weather; regional news; 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: Sally Jones.
0 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: Sally Jones.

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Jayne Irving and Eamonn Holmes discuss confessions on television. Would you bare your soul on television? Call in on [number removed].


Unknown: Jayne Irving
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: Kilroy

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


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News

Weather followed by The Flintstone
Comedy Show
Fred turns out to be the dummy while Pebbles and Bamm Bamm have trouble at the Radio Rock Contest.

: Playbus The Why Bird Stop

Introduced by Simon Parkin and starting with
The letter of the day is 'p' and Simon sings the Driver's Song.
Story: The Unfinished Painting by Peter Lloyd Bennett.
Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE A Felgate production for BBCtv


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Peter Lloyd Bennett.
Producer: Brian Jameson
Producer: Cynthia Felgate
Bus driver: Simon Harbrow
Why Bird: Ellie Darvill

: The Family-Ness

Captain Standfast and the Golden Key (R)

: Five to Eleven

With Nerys Hughes.


Unknown: Nerys Hughes.

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Last night's Everyman documentary on abortion is under the spotlight this morning. Call [number removed].

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live
Including today the latest from people's reporter Tina Baker. With Sue Cook and Andy Craig. Editor SIMON SHAW
Executive producer STEVE WEDDLE


Reporter: Tina Baker.
Reporter: Andy Craig.
Editor: Simon Shaw
Producer: Steve Weddle

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Henry becomes one of the 'gnomes of Ramsay Street'.
Des has a shock when he sees his new trainee manager.
Directed by TONY OSICKA and MAX VARNEL fRepeated at 5.35pm)


Written By: Ian Smith
Written By: Ian Coughlan
Written By: Ray Harding.
Written By: Ysabelle Dean
Written By: Roger Moulton
Directed By: Tony Osicka
Directed By: Max Varnel
Madge: Anne Charleston
Harold: Ian Smith
Henry: Craig McLachlan
Jim: Alan Dale
Beverly: Lisa Armytage
Paul: Stefan Dennis
Gail: Fiona Corke
Scott: Jason Donovan
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
Penelope: Nicki Wendt
Aunt Edie: Irene Inescourt

: Going for Gold

Hosted by Henry Kelly. Producer KERENSA BUNCE Director JOHN M.A. LANE
A Reg Grundy production for BBCtv 0 VOICE OVER: page 94


Unknown: Henry Kelly.
Producer: Kerensa Bunce
Director: John M.A. Lane
Unknown: Reg Grundy

: Ironside: If a Body See a Body

Ed Brown finds a body in the park, but it disappears before he can summon help.


Writer: Max Hodge
Director: Don McDougall
Robert T Ironside: Raymond Burr
Det Sgt Ed Brown: Don Galloway
Mark Sanger: Don Mitchell
Officer Fran Belding: Elizabeth Bauer

: Hudson and Halls

It's farewell to Hudson and Halls today with a burst of double trouble as Paul Jones and the Blues Band sing their latest record, and then children's entertainer Paul Simon joins in with some saucy humour!
On the menu: venison meat loaf with prune sauce and quail with black cherry sauce. Executive producer
A Friday production for BBCtv * RECIPES: send an sae to:
[address removed]
9 FOOD: page 103


Unknown: Paul Jones
Unknown: Paul Simon
Unknown: Georgina Abrahams
Produced By: Philip Casson

: She's the Sheriff

The Perils of Pauline Hildy gives some sisterly advice and Max sees a way to earn a quick buck.
Directed by RUSS PETRANO


Unknown: Pauline Hildy
Directed By: Russ Petrano
Hildy Granger: Suzanne Somers
Max Rubin: George Wyner
Gussie Holt: Patcarroll
Dennis Putnam: Lou Richards
Hugh Mulcahy: Guich Koock

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andy Crane and starting with
Barney: Barney the TV Director
Barney can't resist helping on a live television show, but Desmond is not too impressed. With the voices of Tim Brooke-Taylor, Harry Enfield, Jan Ravens and Enn Reitel.
Directed by BOB BLASER
Produced By JOHN ROATES (R)


Introduced By: Andy Crane
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Harry Enfield
Unknown: Jan Ravens
Unknown: Enn Reitel.
Directed By: Bob Blaser

: A Bear Behind

'Aunty Alice lives in a palace.' Lindsey and Boz go visiting and have a very sticky tea.
Poem: Mary-Jane and Emily by Jeremy Nicholas.
With Lindsey Coulson and Bill Wallis as Boz.
Make-up designer LESLEY HOLMES Producer MARGIE BARBOUR


Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas.
Unknown: Lindsey Coulson
Unknown: Bill Wallis
Designer: Lesley Holmes
Producer: Margie Barbour

: Ewoks

Nov the trader is suffering from a cold, so the young
Ewoks offer to help him with his business.

: Happy Families

Based on Allan Ahlberg 's books, dramatised by Vicky Ireland.
Mrs Plug the Plumber (1)
Mrs Plug is always happy to oblige. She lives up to her motto, 'when Mrs Plug is called for, Mrs Plug comes', and one day she receives a most unusual reward.
BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Make-up design SHAUNNA HARRISON Costume design DEE ROBSON
Associate producer LYN HORSFORD Executive producer ANGELA BEECHING
Director ROGER SINGLETON. TURNER (Part 2 tomorrow)


Unknown: Allan Ahlberg
Dramatised By: Vicky Ireland.
Unknown: Robbie Barnett
Music By: Richard Attree
Design: Shaunna Harrison
Design: Dee Robson
Producer: Lyn Horsford
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: Roger Singleton. Turner
Mrs Plug: Annette Badland
Mr Plug: Richard Hope
Miss Blister/Mrs Cramp: Elizabeth Estensen
Mr Fawcett/Purser: Milton Johns
Mrs Fawcett: Corinne Skinner-Carter
Sir Sidney Sidebottom/Capt Salt: Stanley Lebor
Ruthless Robert the robber/Bosun: Martyn Ellis

: Newsround

The news bulletin that keeps
Britain's children informed on world events and on what's happening in their world.

: Blue Peter

With Caron Keating Yvette Fielding and John Leslie.


Unknown: John Leslie.
Producers: Oliver MacFarlane
Producers: Andrew Whitman

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Moira Stuart.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: John Kettley

: 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.
0 WRITE TO: Newsroom South East, BBC Elstree Centre, Clarendon Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire WD6 1JF if you have any news.


Unknown: Michael Wale
Unknown: Cathy McGowan

: Wogan

In a rare interview, America's former First
Lady Nancy Reagan talks to Terry about her life and times in the White House.
0 FEATURE: page 8


Talks: Lady Nancy Reagan

: Watchdog

With Britain's leading consumer couple Lynn Faulds Wood and John Stapleton campaigning on your behalf.
In a report from the Costa Brava, Bill Hanrahan reveals the heartache behind buying a home abroad. He meets the people who sold up for a sunny retirement and now stand to lose their only home. Editor SARAH CAPUN
0 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
Unknown: Bill Hanrahan
Editor: Sarah Capun

: Telly Addicts

Noel Edmonds plunders the television archives again and comes up clutching more classic clips. It's the second semi-final, and two families of avid box-watchers will be pulling out all the stops to win a place in the final.


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

: Wildlife on One

Kingdom of the Crab
Do you have the courage to watch 130 million crabs on the move? The inhabitants of Christmas Island have no option because each year they wake up to find legions of red crabs marching through their gardens. Situated in the Indian Ocean, south of Java,
Christmas Island is dominated by land crabs of all shapes and sizes. There are robot-like blues, jungle-dwelling hermits, and mighty robbers with claws like wire cutters.
But most spectacular of all are the swarming hoards of red crabs which scuttle to the coast to spawn, generating one of the most awesome events in the animal kingdom. Narrated by David Attenborough. Music by MARTIN KISZKO
Executive producer JOHN SPARKS Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: David Attenborough.
Music By: Martin Kiszko
Producer: John Sparks
Producer: Dilys Breese

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis.
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Panorama

The Boys on B Wing
How is it that every year 1,500 teenage boys - all 16 years old or younger - can be locked up in British prisons, two to a cell, 20 hours a day, on remand sometimes for offences as trivial as absconding and car theft?
Reporter David Lomax and a Panorama crew have been allowed to visit B Wing in Hull prison, where, in cells without windows or toilets,
15- and 16-year-old boys have often been waiting months for their cases to be heard.
Fourteen years ago, a Parliamentary Committee recommended that the holding on remand of children in adult prisons should cease forthwith.
Why hasn't it happened?
Would an increase in 'secure units' like Aycliffe in Co Durham or Eastmoor in Leeds be a more humane response to our juvenile criminals and make them less likely to re-offend? Or do the boys on B Wing deserve everything they get?
(Postponed from 20 November)


Reporter: David Lomax
Producer: Francesca Kirby
Editor: Tim Gardam

: Frederick Forsyth's Cry of the Innocent

Starring Rod Taylor as Steve Donigen and Joanna Pettet as Kay Donigen and Candia Layton.
What begins as a holiday on the spectacular coast of Ireland ends in tragedy for
American businessman
Steve Donigen when his wife and child are killed in a tragic accident. But when Donigen discovers a sinister secret behind their deaths he begins a dangerous investigation of his own.
Screenplay by ROY CLARKE based on a story by FREDERICK FORSYTH
Produced and directed by MICHAEL O'HERLIHY
●FILMS: page 22


Unknown: Rod Taylor
Unknown: Steve Donigen
Unknown: Joanna Pettet
Unknown: Kay Donigen
Unknown: Candia Layton.
Unknown: Steve Donigen
Unknown: Roy Clarke
Story By: Frederick Forsyth
Tom Maloney: Cyril Cusack
Gray Harrison Hunt: Nigel Davenport
Mr Tooms: Jim Norton
Jack Brewster: Walter Gotell

: Clean Slate

The education magazine with Jackie Spreckley and Jill Cochrane.


Unknown: Jackie Spreckley
Unknown: Jill Cochrane.

: 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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