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: BBC Breakfast News

With Nicholas Witchell and Laurie Mayer.
6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up 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

With Robert Kilroy-Silk . 0 STUDIO AUDIENCE: to participate ring 01 -[number removed].


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News

Weather followed by Turnabout
The word power quiz game with Rob Curling.


Unknown: Rob Curling.

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops today at the Playground Stop, where Dave joins in a chasing game, Liz makes paper move as if by magic and Lizzie sings a song. Presenters:
Dave Benson Phillips and Elizabeth Watts.
Producer Barbara Roddam (R)


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Dave Benson Phillips
Unknown: Elizabeth Watts.
Producer: Barbara Roddam

: Jimbo and the Jet Set

Cartoon with voices by Peter Hawkins and Sue Sheridan. (R)


Voices By: Peter Hawkins
Voices By: Sue Sheridan.

: Five to Eleven

Passover with Cyril Shaps. Producer Ralph Rolls
A Forge Productions programme forBBCtv


Unknown: Cyril Shaps.
Producer: Ralph Rolls

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Eamonn Holmes and Gloria Hunniford take your queries and comments on last night's television. Call [number removed].


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Gloria Hunniford

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live
Featuring the first in a series of reports from the 'animal advocate', Jim Cronin. With Andy Craig and Judi Spiers.
12.55pm Regional News and Weather


Unknown: Jim Cronin.
Unknown: Andy Craig
Unknown: Judi Spiers.

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Philip Hayton.

: Neighbours

Nick tells Helen it's about time she stood on her own
Paul and Gail are stunned by an unexpected setback.

: Turnabout

Today's words are arc and eve.
With Rob Curling.

: Miss All-American Beauty

Diane Lane
Success in a beauty pageant plunges Sally Butterfield into a world of commercial exploitation, threatening all she holds dear.
Director Gus Trikonis
0 FILMS: pages 17-19


Unknown: Diane Lane
Unknown: Sally Butterfield
Director: Gus Trikonis
Sally Butterfield: Diane Lane
Agatha: Cloris Leachman
Avery: David Dukes
Gertrude: Jayne Meadows
Marjorie: Alice Hirson
Michael: Brian Kerwin
George: Norman Bennett
Petey: Bobbie Fite
Buzz Butterfield: Jim Mills
Dottie Blaine: Jane Roberts

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andi Peters and starting with

Bodger and Badger
Children's comedy series.

8: Bodger and Badger are in charge today and all is quiet - for about ten seconds.
Writer Andy Cunningham
Designer Robert Steer
Producer Judy Whitfield (R)


Introduced By: Andi Peters
Unknown: Andy Cunningham
Producer: Judy Whitfield
Simon Bodger: Andy Cunningham
Marris: Joanne Campbell
Mr Traff: Roger Walker

: Ovide

Between the mad marshes and the Venetian Jetty, the Virgin Forest and the mysterious caverns, there's no shortage of adventures for Ovide the duckbilled platypus. (R)

: Simon and the Witch

A 13-part serial by Valerie Georgeson from a story by Margaret Stuart Barry.
1: What do you do with a witch who has trouble with her 'spelling'? Simon decides that she should go to school.
Producer Angela Beeching Director David Bell (R)


Unknown: Valerie Georgeson
Story By: Margaret Stuart Barry.
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: David Bell
Witch: Elizabeth Spriggs
Simon: Hugh Pollard
Mum: Sarah Wynter
Miss Phoeble: Elizabeth Proud
Mr Bodley: John Rapley
Sally: Nicola Stapleton
Jimmy: David Crane
Joyce: Naomie Harris
Tim: James Reinl

: Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles

While the Turtles, in disguise, are at a movie and a pizza parlour, Shredder interrupts a press conference to steal a new medi-laser to heal a computer needed to return the Technodrome to the surface of the earth. April discovers a module that
Shredder will need to make the medi-laser work and a trap is set.

: Newsround

The news show for children.

: The Lowdown

Real life stories about children today, told by children themselves.
Today: making people laugh - that's the aim of both Alex [text removed] and Paul [text removed]. The Lowdown follows Alex at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and watches Paul on Glasgow's comedy circuit. But breaking into alternative comedy is no laughing matter - especially if you are 14. Also appearing are Red Dwarf's Norman Lovett, Blackadder's Richard Curtis, Jeremy Hardy and Emo Philips. Director Kate Copstick
Executive producer Eric Rowan


Unknown: Alex [text removed]
Unknown: Paul [text removed]
Unknown: Norman Lovett
Unknown: Richard Curtis
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Director: Kate Copstick
Producer: Eric Rowan

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Anna Ford.
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Anna Ford.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Holiday 90

Before satellites, the Azores played a vital role in transatlantic telephone calls; today they remain the favourite port of call for yachtsmen crossing the Atlantic. Kathy Tayler finds them not as a haven but as islands of outstanding natural beauty.
John Diamond 's relatives fled from Russia a century ago to settle in the United States. So strangely his first visit to New York is one of pure nostalgia.
David Jessel lets the train take him and his car from
London to Inverness.
With Anne Gregg and Eamonn Holmes.
Producer Richard Lightbody
Series producer Patricia Houlihan
0 INFORMATION: send a large sae to [address removed].
0 INFO-LINE: [number removed] (25p per minute off peak 38p other times)
0 TRAVEL: page 88


Unknown: John Diamond
Unknown: David Jessel
Unknown: Anne Gregg
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes.
Producer: Richard Lightbody

: EastEnders

Episode by Tony McHale.
Pete and the market traders face an uncertain future, and Diane finds she can't escape the past.
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Tony McHale
Devised by: Tony Holland
Devised by: Julia Smith
Series Designer: Bernard Lloyd-Jones
Story Editor: Barry Thomas
Executive Producer: Michael Ferguson
Producer: Richard Brarnall
Director: Michael Kerrigan
Diane: Sophie Lawrence
Frank: Mike Reid
Pat: Pam St Clement
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Pete: Peter Dean
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Nick Cotton: John Altman
Dr Legg: Leonard Fenton
Alan: Richard Huw
Phil: Steve McFadden
Grant: Ross Kemp
Mostyn: Colin Higgins
Maxwell: Martin Gower
Taylor: Neil Phillips
Ricky: Sid Owen
Sohail: Ronny Jhutti
Shireen: Nisha Kapur
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
April: Helen Pearson
Jackie: Richard Beale
Greg: Charlie Hawkins

: To the Manor Born

A comedy series by Peter Spence.
Starring Penelope Keith Peter Bowles
Richard hosts the Hunt Ball but forgets to invite Audrey.
Music Ronnie Hazlehurst Designer Ian Rawnsley
Producer Gareth Gwenlan (R)


Unknown: Peter Spence.
Unknown: Penelope Keith
Unknown: Peter Bowles
Unknown: Hunt Ball
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Designer: Ian Rawnsley
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Audrey fforbes-Hamilton: Penelope Keith
Richard De Vere: Peter Bowles
Marjory: Angela Thorne
Brigadier Lemington: Anthony Sharp
Mrs Patterson: Daphne Oxenford
Brabinger: John Rudling
CSM Godbolt: Shaun Curry
Ned: Michael Bilton
Mrs Plunkett: Joyce Windsor
Miller: Nicholas McArdle
Mackenzie McLeod: Paul Barber

: A Question of Sport

With Bill Beaumont: Kevin Ratcliffe
Everton and Wales captain; Dennis Taylor
1985 World Snooker champion. With Ian Botham :
Peter Elliott
1500m silver medallist; Richard Dunwoody 1986 Grand National winning jockey. Questionmaster: David Coleman.
Producer Mick Dempsey
Executive producer Mike Adley 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: Ian Botham
Unknown: Peter Elliott
Unknown: Richard Dunwoody
Unknown: David Coleman.
Producer: Mick Dempsey
Producer: Mike Adley

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Making Out

A drama series by Debbie Horsfield.
5: Trouble at home for Pauline and Carol May.
Series devised by Franc Roddam Music New Order
Script editor Suzan Harrison Designer Sue Pow
Lighting cameraman Graham Veevers
Producer John Chapman Director Susan Rogers
* SHOW TIMES: pages 14-15


Unknown: Debbie Horsfield.
Editor: Suzan Harrison
Producer: John Chapman
Director: Susan Rogers
Pauline: Rachel Davies
Carol May: Shirley Stelfox
Jill: Melanie Kilburn
Queenie: Margi Clarke
Donna: Heather Tobias
Klepto: Moya Brady
Norma: Tracie Bennett
Bernie: Alan David
Simon: Gary Beadle
Stella: Sheila Grier
Frankie: John Forgeham
Chunky: Brian Hibbard
Gavin: John Lynch
Ray: Tim Dantay
Avril: Susan Brown
Dilk: Geoffrey Hughes
Rosie: Jane Hazlegrove
Maureen: Alexandra Pigg
Colin: David Hargreaves
Gordon: Jonathan Barlow
Compere: Foo Foo Lammar
Hetty: Pat Mills
Nicky: William Ash
Sharon: Claire Quigley
Stripper: Danny Boyd
Daniel: Sammy Hart
Lauren: Elizabeth Lees

: Film 90 with Barry Norman

Look Who's Talking stars John Travolta as a New
York cab driver who becomes babysitter to
Mikey. Bruce Willis supplies the baby's voice. Also set in New York is Enemies, a Love Story, with Anjelica Huston as a Jewish refugee escaping from a Nazi concentration camp to begin a new life in America. Director Alexandra Beazley Producer Bruce Thompson
* BARRY NORMAN: page 17


Unknown: John Travolta
Unknown: Anjelica Huston
Director: Alexandra Beazley
Producer: Bruce Thompson

: International Dancing 90

UK Dance Championships from the Bournemouth International Centre.
Angela Rippon introduces the Professional Modern competition, with England's John Wood and Anne Lewis hoping to add the title to their list of successes.
Charles Nove with Lindsey Hillier. Music Charles Barlow Orchestra Director Peter Fitton Producer Simon Betts
Event sponsored by Pioneer High Fidelity (GB) Ltd
(Amateur Modem Thursday 11.00pm)


Introduces: Angela Rippon
Unknown: John Wood
Unknown: Anne Lewis
Unknown: Charles Nove
Unknown: Lindsey Hillier.
Director: Peter Fitton
Producer: Simon Betts

: One-Day Cricket

West Indies v England
Highlights of the fifth and final One-Day international from Bridgetown, Barbados. Introduced by Tony Lewis. Television presentation TWI


Introduced By: Tony Lewis.

: 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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