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: BBC Breakfast News

With Nicholas Witchell and Laurie Mayer.
6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
SERVICE: page 400 on teletext


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Laurie Mayer.

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Call Eamonn Holmes on [number removed].


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: Kilroy

Enjoy a good argument?
Join Robert Kilroy-Silk and his audience for debate, dispute and discussion on the issues of the day.
0 STUDIO AUDIENCE: to participateringOl-[number removed].


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News

Weather followed by Going for Gold

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Simon Parkin and starting with:

The Playbus stops today at the Patch Stop.


Presenter (Children's BBC): Simon Parkin
Producer (Playdays): Anne Gobey
Patch's friend (Playdays): Vanessa Amberleigh

: Jimbo and the Jet Set

With the voices of Peter Hawkins and Susan Sheridan. (R)


Unknown: Peter Hawkins
Unknown: Susan Sheridan.

: Five to Eleven

With Edward Petherbridge.


Unknown: Edward Petherbridge.

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Call Eamonn Holmes and Jayne Irving on [number removed]with your questions and comments on last night's television.


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Jayne Irving

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live
Following a decade of decay, normal service resumes at
Alexandra Palace with a special live outside broadcast from the first home of BBC Television. With Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers.


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers.

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton. Weather


Unknown: Philip Hayton.

: Neighbours

The Christmas spirit in Ramsay Street brings a special event for Mark and Jane.
(Cast page 34. Repeated at 5.35pm) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

: Going for Gold

It's the grand final, and eight contestants do battle to see who will win a holiday to the island of Mauritius.

: The Strawberry Blonde

James Cagney
Olivia De Havilland
Pugnacious dentist 'Biff Grimes is about to go out walking with his wife Amy when he gets a phone call asking him to perform an emergency extraction. He is about to refuse when he hears the name of his prospective client - Hugo Barnstead. Ten years have passed since they last met, but Biff hasn't forgotten ... Cagney and De Havilland make a wonderful team in this romantic comedy set in 1890s New York.
Julius J and Philip G Epstein Director Raoul Walsh
0 FILMS: pages 18-21


Unknown: James Cagney
Unknown: Olivia de Havilland
Unknown: Biff Grimes
Unknown: Hugo Barnstead.
Unknown: Philip G Epstein
Director: Raoul Walsh
Biff Grimes: James Cagney
Amy Lind: Olivia de Havilland
Virginia Brush: Rita Hayworth
Old Man Grimes: Alan Hale
Hugo Barnstead: Jack Carson
Nicholas Pappalas: George Tobias
Mrs Mulcahey: Una O'Connor
Harold: George Reeves

: Children's BBC: Charlie Chalk

It's Litterbug's birthday, but the only problem is no one knows what present to give him.


Voices: Michael Williams
Voices: John Wells
Voices: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
Music and lyrics: Mike Redway
Director of animation: Derek Mogford
Film editor: Martin Bohan
Vocals: Ken Barrie
Created, designed and produced by: Ivor Wood

: New Yogi Bear Show

Yogi's notion that he's
'smarter than the average bear' leads him and Boo-Boo from one picnic basket to another.

: What's Your Story?

Have Sylvester McCoy and his team managed to make part 4 of the story?
Is it your story on the screen today? Your last chance to phone in with your ideas for tomorrow's final, exciting episode. Dial carefully -
[number removed]- at the end of today's episode.
(Update at 5.30pm. Cast page 34)


Unknown: Sylvester McCoy

: Dizzy Heights

Starring Alan Heap Mick Wall
('Your Management') This week's visitor is Tim Matthews.
Why is there a tent pitched over the family's dining-room table? Believe it or not, everything's possible at Dizzy Heights hotel. Writers Andy Walker
Alan Heap and Mick Wall Director Claire Winyard Producer Martin Fisher


Unknown: Tim Matthews.
Producer: Martin Fisher

: Newsround

The news show for children.

: Blue Peter

With Yvette Fielding John Leslie and Diane Louise Jordan.


Unknown: John Leslie
Unknown: Diane Louise Jordan.

: What's Your Story?

Sylvester McCoy and his team are busy taking down ideas for the final part of the story.


Unknown: Sylvester McCoy

: Neighbours

(Shoumat 1.30pm)

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey. Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Top of the Pops

The UK's top pop chart show brings you the latest countdown in vision and sound from the current Top 40. Introduced by Gary Davies. Producer/Director Paul Ciani


Introduced By: Gary Davies.
Director: Paul Ciani

: EastEnders

Episode by Deborah Cook.
There's chaos in Albert Square as the Mitchell boys decide the market must move - stall by stall. Meanwhile, in the Butcher household there's news at last from Diane.
This week's cast:
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Deborah Cook.
Devised by: Tony Holland
Devised by: Julia Smith
Series Designer: Bernard Lloyd-Jones
Story Editor: Andrew Holden
Executive Producer: Michael Ferguson
Producer: Corinne Hollingworth
Director: Philip Casson
Frank: Mike Reid
Pat: Pam St Clement
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Nick Cotton: John Altman
Priest: David Acton
Mo: Edna Dore
Janine: Rebecca Michael
Carol: Briony McRoberts
Michelle: Susan Tully
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Pete: Peter Dean
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Van driver: Tony Stephens
Phil: Steve McFadden
Grant: Ross Kemp
April: Helen Pearson
Greg: Charlie Hawkins
Jackie: Richard Beale

: Tomorrow's World

This week, Tomorrow's World links up with a popular science programme from Brazil for a special report on a successful experiment to replant tropical rainforests damaged by industrial pollution. With Judith Hann Howard Stableford
Peter Macann and Kate Bellingham. Producers Jack Weber and Cynthia Page
Studio director Philip Dolling Editor Richard Reisz


Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Howard Stableford
Unknown: Peter MacAnn
Unknown: Kate Bellingham.
Producers: Jack Weber
Editor: Richard Reisz

: Brush Strokes

By John Esmonde and Bob Larbey. Starring
Karl Howman
Elizabeth Counsell
Lesley finds new employment; Veronica has a blind date; and Jacko has a nasty shock.
Designer Martin Collins
Producer/Director John B Hobbs


Unknown: John Esmonde
Unknown: Bob Larbey.
Unknown: Karl Howman
Unknown: Elizabeth Counsell
Designer: Martin Collins
Director: John B Hobbs
Jacko: Karl Howman
Veronica: Elizabeth Counsell
Eric: Mike Walling
Sandra: Jackie Lye
Elmo: Howard Lew Lewis
Lesley: Erika Hoffman
Giles: Adam Bareham
Gloria: Carole Harrison
Mr Morella: Sean Barrett
Mrs Morella: Joyce Grundy
Lucia: Louise English
Terry: Greg Ellis
Paulette: Georgia Allen
Marcello: Bogdan Kominowski
Admirers: Giles Cole
Admirers: Glen McGlaughlan

: Nine O'Clock News

Martyn Lewis with the latest stories and pictures from Britain and around the world.
Regional News Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: Budget 1990

A statement by Alan Beith , MP on behalf of the - Liberal Democrats.


Unknown: Alan Beith

: Ben Elton -the Man from Auntie

Ben Elton points another agitated finger at some of life's absurdities, and in the process delivers several hundred mega-woofs. Producer Geoffrey Perkins Director John Burrowes


Unknown: Ben Elton
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins
Director: John Burrowes

: Question Time

Lord Bonham-Carter
Foreign Affairs spokesman for the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords
Sarah Hogg
Economics editor, Daily Telegraph
The Rt Hon
Nicholas Ridley , MP
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry
The Rt Hon John Smith , QC.MP
Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Peter Sissons chairs the weekly opportunity for the general public to pose the questions and debate the answers with those in power, those who seek it and those who influence events.
From the Greenwood
Theatre in London. Producer Sue Robertson Editor Barbara Maxwell


Unknown: Nicholas Ridley
Unknown: John Smith
Unknown: Peter Sissons
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: Cagney and Lacey

Sharon Gless
TyneDaly Chris and Mary Beth enter the twilight world of pomo-movie-making when they investigate a death in 'unusual' circumstances.
Writer Peter Lefcourt
Director Jim Frawley (R)


Unknown: Sharon Gless
Unknown: Tynedaly Chris
Unknown: Mary Beth
Unknown: Peter Lefcourt
Director: Jim Frawley
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.

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