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: Ramadan: a Month to Remember

In the first of four programmes, Imam B D Muradadeen explores how
Ramadan influences Muslims at work.

: BBC Breakfast News

With Laurie Mayer and Jill Dando. Starting with news summary and 6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
Ceefax Breakfast Service: call up page 400 on teletext


Presenter: Laurie Mayer
Presenter: Jill Dando

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Eamonn Holmes presents the viewer access programme. Ring [number removed]with your comments and questions about anything you have seen on television. Producer Don Jones


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Producer: Don Jones

: Kilroy

Topical debate and animated argument with Robert Kilroy-Silk and his studio audience.
Studio Audience: to participate ring [number removed].


Presenter: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News

Weather followed by Turnabout
Rob Curling presents games 7 and 8: can and orb.

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin and starting with Playdays
The Playbus stops today at the Tent Stop where
Humphrey and Wobble
Clown join Ricky Diamond , Trish Cooke and Sheila Hyde to tell the story of Dinah the Would-Be Acrobat by Nicola Russell. Music Richard Brown
Producer Brian Jameson


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Ricky Diamond
Unknown: Trish Cooke
Unknown: Sheila Hyde
Unknown: Nicola Russell.
Music: Richard Brown
Producer: Brian Jameson

: Jimbo and the Jet Set

More fun with Jimbo and his friends at the airport. (R)


Voices: Peter Hawkins
Voices: Susan Sheridan

: Five to Eleven

Extracts from the Gospel of Mark read by Gary Watson.
Producer Ralph Rolls
A Forge Productions programme for BBCtv


Reader: Gary Watson
Producer: Ralph Rolls

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Eamonn Holmes and Jayne Irving present the programme which discusses topical issues in television. Today, including a report from USA correspondent
Elaine Lithgow on television across the Atlantic.


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Jayne Irving
Unknown: Elaine Lithgow

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Livd
The lunchtime magazine live from Pebble Mill.
Including Simon Potter with the latest entertainment news. With Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers. Editor Simon Shaw
Series producer Pam Creed


Unknown: Pebble Mill.
Unknown: Simon Potter
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers.
Editor: Simon Shaw

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Neighbours

Henry finds something very unusual growing in the Mangel garden and Joe knows exactly what to do with it. Mrs Granger has some sobering words for Jane.
(Cast page 33. Repeated at 5.35pm) * CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Mrs Granger

: Seance on a Wet Afternoon

Kim Stanley
Richard Attenborough
Brooding resentments have warped Myra Savage 's sanity. She seeks acclaim for her abilities as a medium. But even her devoted husband is shocked by her plans.
Writer/Director Bryan Forbes
Producers Richard Attenborough and Bryan Forbes
0 FILMS: page 18-21


Unknown: Kim Stanley
Unknown: Richard Attenborough
Unknown: Myra Savage
Director: Bryan Forbes
Producers: Richard Attenborough
Myra: Kim Stanley
Billy: Richard Attenborough
Clayton: Mark Eden
Mrs Clayton: Nanette Newman
Amanda: Judith Donner
Walsh: Patrick Magee

: Lifeline

Jean Boht appeals on behalf of the National Out of School Alliance.
With Cliff Michelmore and Lynette Lithgow.


Unknown: Jean Boht
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Lynette Lithgow.

: Is That a Fact?

Introduced by Andy Crane.
Is That a Fact?
Taking a look at legends. 13: Hampshire - the Tichborne Dole.
Fact Finders:
Supersleuths: 'George' the computer and UK 10 with children from Sun Hill County Junior School, New Alresford. Producer Peter Charlton
Series studio director Nel Romano
* COMPETITION: entries to Is That a Fact?[address removed]


Introduced By: Andy Crane.
Unknown: Tichborne Dole.
Producer: Peter Charlton
Director: Nel Romano
Wanda Wonder: Alwyne Taylor
Sheerluck Holmes: Dave Benson Phillips

: Bananaman

Eric is just another schoolboy - but when danger calls, a few mouthfuls of his special bananas and Eric becomes
Bananaman. With the voices of Tim Brooke-Taylor , Bill Oddie ,
Graeme Garden and Jill Shilling. Writer Bernie Kay
Producer Trevor Bond Director Terry Ward (R)


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Jill Shilling.
Unknown: Bernie Kay
Director: Terry Ward

: Dominic

By William Steig.
Told for Jackanory in five episodes by John Sessions. 5: Dominic and his friends finally catch up with the Doomsday Gang. Illustrator Gavin Rowe
Producer Angela Beeching Director Nigel Douglas f


Unknown: William Steig.
Unknown: John Sessions.
Unknown: Gavin Rowe
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: Nigel Douglas

: New Yogi Bear Show

Yogi is hibernating much to the delight of the ranger.
However, he is awoken by Uncle Banjo Bear.

: Eyespy

Masterspy Christopher Rowe has all the answers, as has Craig Cooper - a character in this week's whodunit. He has a stolen exam paper that his classmates desperately want. Or has he?


Presenter: Christopher Rowe
Director: Michael Turner
Producer: Sally Fraser

: Newsround

The news show for
Britain's children.

: Gruey

Comedy series by Martin Riley.
6: Will Gruey and Quidsy get parts in the school musical? What about Betty's birthday? (For cast list see page 40) (R)


Unknown: Martin Riley.

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: John Kettley

: A Song for Europe

Terry Wogan invites viewers and listeners throughout the country to choose the song to represent the United Kingdom in this year's Eurovision Song Contest, to be held in Zagreb, Yugoslavia on 5 May. Performed live before an audience at
London's Television Centre, the songs and artists are:
1: Better Be Good to Me, Kelly
2: That Old Feeling Again, Stephen Lee Garden
3: Never Give Up, Thorn Hardwell
4: Give a Little Love Back to the World, Emma
5: Ball and Chain, Les McKeown
6: Face in the Crowd, Simon Spiro
7: Sentimental Again, Kim Goody
8: Where I Belong, John Miles.
Wogan returns with the results of the vote at 10.35pm.
0 SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST: in stereo with Radio 2


Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Stephen Lee
Unknown: Simon Spiro
Unknown: Kim Goody
Unknown: John Miles.

: 'Allo 'Allo!

A comedy series by Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft.
Rene heaves a sigh of relief, but Von Klinkerhoffen reconvenes the meeting to discuss the invasion.
Director Susan Belbin
Producer David Croft (R)
Ceefax Subtitles


Writer: Jeremy Lloyd
Writer: David Croft
Director: Susan Belbin
Producer: David Croft
Rene: Gorden Kaye
Edith: Carmen Silvera
Yvette: Vicki Michelle
Gruber: Guy Siner
Helga: Kim Hartman
Flick: Richard Gibson
Von Smallhausen: John Louis Mansi
Mimi: Sue Hodge
Bertorelli: Gavin Richards
Colonel: Richard Marner
Von Klinkerhoffen: Hilary Minster
Michelle: Kirsten Cooke
Leclerc: Jack Haig
Crabtree: Arthur Bostrom
Fanny: Rose Hill
Fairfax: John D Collins
Carstairs: Nicholas Frankau

: Whicker's World

Hong Kong 7: Alan Whicker meets the 'iron butterflies' as he continues his series on the people of Hong Kong: district court judge
Chua Fi-lan ; Jayne Paterson who runs a string of Dior shops; and Dame Lydia Dunn , doyenne of Hong Kong's politicians.
Film editor Liz Thoyts Producer John Percival BBC Bristol


Unknown: Alan Whicker
Unknown: Chua Fi-Lan
Unknown: Jayne Paterson
Unknown: Dame Lydia Dunn
Producer: John Percival

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weekend Weather


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Follow Your Nose

Lenny Henry and Griff Rhys Jones Look at Homelessness in the UK
How your donations to
Comic Reliefs 1989 appeal are being spent.
4: Vincent House in Blackpool, just one of the 93 projects funded, helps those in the downward spiral of homelessness - particularly young people. Tonight, through the stories of Mark and Stewart, a look at this national problem and at some innovative schemes to alleviate it. Plus another original comedy sketch. Producer Catrine Clay
('What a Relief The Very Bestest of Comic Relief tomorrow evening)
* REPORT: Comic Relief Red Nose Report in next week's 'Radio
Times'. The series will be repeated with sign language and subtitles in 'Sign Extra' next Sunday.


Unknown: Lenny Henry
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Producer: Catrine Clay

: Justice Game 2

The Lady from Rome by John Brown.
The second of a three-part series starring Denis Lawson
Anita Zagaria
In Glasgow, Rossi begins to investigate the murder of Benny's nephew and the f 18,000 found in the boy's possession. Francesca's arrival has made his life more interesting but the killer is on her trail.
Film editor Bob Bathgate Designer Alex Gourlay Photography Alex Scott
Producer Tom Kinninmont Director Moira Armstrong BBC Scotland


Unknown: John Brown.
Unknown: Denis Lawson
Editor: Bob Bathgate
Designer: Alex Gourlay
Unknown: Alex Scott
Producer: Tom Kinninmont
Director: Moira Armstrong
Dominic Rossi: Denis Lawson
Francesca: Anita Zagaria
Eleanor: Barbara Flynn
Alistair: Paul Brooke
Det Insp Jim Ballantyne: Ken Hutchinson
Gerry: Hilton McRae
Cristaldi: Giancarlo Prete
Assassin: Roberto Posse
Tom: Frank Gallagher
Benny: Jake D'Arcy
Gerard: David McKay
Priest: Marino Mase
Guilio: Girolamo Alchieri
Kim: Althea Duff
Cristaldi's assistant: Angela Goodwin
Rory: Jack Fortune
Mr Chen: Anthony Chin
Mr Wang: Eddie Yeoh
Mrs Connor: Donalda Samuel
Young man: Douglas Henshall
Second young man: Calum Shaw
Alison: Leigh Biagi
Paul: Nicholas Gilbrook
Chief Insp McManus: Phil McCall
Sergio: Giuliano Gensini
Young girl: Denise McDonald
Marco: Roberto Renna

: A Song for Europe

Terry Wogan introduces the winning song and presentation of awards to the successful composer, author and performer(s).
Musical director Alyn Ainsworth Designer Philip Lindley Producer Stanley Appel


Introduces: Terry Wogan
Director: Alyn Ainsworth
Designer: Philip Lindley
Producer: Stanley Appel

: Terms of Endearment

Starring Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger.
Winner of five Academy Awards including best picture, this colourful combination of laughter and tears also won Oscars for Shirley MacLaine and Jack Nicholson.
Aurora Greenway is an attractive widow whose main problems in life are fending off an alarming number of suitors and keeping her headstrong daughter Emma in check. But their attitudes to life, love and each other change - or do they?
Producer/Director James L Brooks
Films: pages 18-21
Ceefax Subtitles


Producer/Director: James L Brooks
Aurora: Shirley MacLaine
Emma Horton: Debra Winger
Garrett: Jack Nicholson
Vernon: Danny Devito
Flap Horton: Jeff Daniels
Sam Burns: John Lithgow
Patsy Clark: Lisa Hart Carroll
Rosie Dunlop: Betty R King
Teddy: Huckleberry Fox

: 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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