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: Ramadan: a Month to Remember

Iman B D Muradadeen hears what this holy month means to the youngest observers of Islam.

: Mother Teresa

A prayer for someone dying. 'You who know all life as well as death we pray to You.'

: News

With Jilly Carter Followed by Regional News and Weather


Unknown: Jilly Carter

: Hallo Spencer

Introduced by Simon Parkin and Andi Peters.
A friend from China visits the wild and zany puppets in Spencerville, Ohio.


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Introduced By: Andi Peters.

: The Pink Panther Show

Cartoon adventures starring the optimistic panther.

: News

Followed by Regional News and Weather

: Smoggies

Polluto joins a Suntot class on protecting the environment

: Cartoons

: Regional News and


: News


: Heathcliff with

Cats and Co
Starring that favourite alley-cat, Heathcliff, the terror of the town. (R)

: Why Don't You... ?

An adventure drama series.
The gang are desperate and the Men from LINDA are looking smug.
Director Russell Davies BBC North


Director: Russell Davies

: New Yogi Bear Show

Yogi writes to his father inviting him to visit.

: Turnabout

Rob Curling hosts the final. The words are one and cat to find the Turnabout champion of 1990. (Shown yesterday at 1.50pm)

: Playdays

The Playbus stops today at the Tent Stop where
Humphrey and Wobble Clown join Joe Greco ,
Anthony Corriette , Faith
Tingle, Susan Monroe and Deji Davies to tell the story Which Witch? by Clive Duncan.
Director Brian Jameson (R)


Unknown: Joe Greco
Unknown: Anthony Corriette
Unknown: Susan Monroe
Unknown: Deji Davies
Unknown: Clive Duncan.
Director: Brian Jameson

: Mother Teresa

A prayer for the desperate. 'Give them hope for their future.'

: Good Friday Meditation

The international movement of L'Arche - communities for people with a mental handicap - provides a moving insight into the paradox of Good Friday. Jean Vanier , founder of L'Arche, leads this meditation from Trosly in northern France. Director John Kirby
Producer Helen Alexander


Unknown: Jean Vanier
Director: John Kirby
Producer: Helen Alexander

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live
The live lunchtime magazine. Today, Simon Potter has the latest entertainment news and Alan Titchmarsh gets Down to Earth in the garden.
With Judi Spiers. Editor Simon Shaw


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

: One O'Clock News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Neighbours

Jane returns and is ready to give Mark her decision.

: Young Winston

Starring Simon Ward
Richard Attenborough 's epic chronicle of the life and times of one of Britain's foremost politicians features a spectacular re-creation of the last British cavalry charge at the infamous Battle of Omudurman.
As a boy, Winston Churchill is a constant disappointment to his father Randolph and an academic failure.
However, Lady Churchill uses her position to ensure a commission for her son in the 21st Lancers, and on the path to greatness.
Screenplay by Carl Foreman based on the book My Early Life by Winston Churchill
0 FILMS: pages 19-20


Unknown: Simon Ward
Unknown: Richard Attenborough
Unknown: Winston Churchill
Unknown: Carl Foreman
Winston Churchill: Simon Ward
Lord Randolph Churchill: Robert Shaw
Lady Randolph Churchill: Anne Bancroft
Mr Wolldon: Jack Hawkins
George E Buckle: Ian Holm
Lloyd George: Anthony Hopkins
General Bindon Blood: Patrick Magee
Captain Haldane: Edward Woodward
Gen Kitchener: John Mills

: Children of Courage

Esther Rantzen and Gavin Campbell introduce children whose moving stories were the highlight of last autumn's Children in Need evening.
Film editor Stephen Gabell Producer Patsy Newey (R)
0 NOMINATIONS: if you would like to nominate a child. please write to: [address removed]


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Gavin Campbell
Editor: Stephen Gabell
Producer: Patsy Newey

: Noel Edmonds's Concorde Special

Capt John Hutchinson is joined by Noel Edmonds in the cockpit of Concorde
'Alpha Bravo' for a view of flight Speedbird 189. Producer/Director
Peter Hylton Cleaver (R)


Unknown: John Hutchinson
Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: Peter Hylton Cleaver

: Neighbours


: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Moira Stuart.

: The Four Musketeers

Starring Oliver Reed Faye Dunaway
Newly-invested Musketeer D'Artagnan is joined by his three colleagues in another rollicking adventure, as they once again do battle against the devious Cardinal Richelieu and his evil accomplice Milady de Winter.
Director Richard Lester
9 FILMS: pages 19-20


Unknown: Oliver Reed
Unknown: Faye Dunaway
Unknown: Newly-Invested Musketeer
Unknown: Cardinal Richelieu
Director: Richard Lester
Athos: Oliver Reed
Milady: Faye Dunaway
D'Artagnan: Michael York
Constance: Raquel Welch
Aramis: Richard Chamberlain
Porthos: Frank Finlav
Duke of Buckingham: Simon Ward
Rochefort: Christopher Lee
Richelieu: Charlton Heston
Planchet: Roy Kinnear

: 'Allo 'Allo!

A comedy series by Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft.
Rene and Leclerc set about raising one million francs.
Director Martin Dennis
Producer David Croft (R)


Unknown: Jeremy Lloyd
Unknown: David Croft.
Director: Martin Dennis
Producer: David Croft
Rent: Gorden Kaye
Mimi: Sue Hodge
Bertorelli: Gavin Richards
Colonel: Richard Marner
Leclerc: Jack Haig
Gruber: Guy Siner
Helga: Kim Hartman
Flick: Richard Gibson
Edith: Carmen Silvera
Crabtree: Arthur Bostrum
Fairfax: John D Collins
Carstairs: Nicholas Frankau
Yvette: Vicki Michelle
Michelle: Kirsten Cooke
Alfonse: Kenneth Connor
Fanny: Rose Hill
Von Klinkerhoffen: Hilary Minster
Denise: Moira Foot
Louise: Carole Ashby
Resistance girl: Jackie D Broad
Fruitseller: Eddie Caswell
'London Calling': Owen Brenman

: Comedy Classic: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

A comedy by Raymond Allen.
More adventures with the hapless Frank Spencer and his long-suffering wife Betty.
Designer Ian Rawnsley
Producer Michael Mills (R)


Comedy By: Raymond Allen.
Unknown: Frank Spencer
Designer: Ian Rawnsley
Producer: Michael Mills
Frank: Michael Crawford
Betty: Michele Dotrice
Fletcher: Barry Lineham
George: Peter Green
Jack Downer: Michael Golden
Katherine: Carolyn Hudson

: News

With Philip Hayton. Regional News
Weekend Weather


Unknown: Philip Hayton.

: Bergerac

A special edition by Ian Kennedy Martin. Starring John Nettles
Bank robber David Mason returns to Jersey seeking revenge. With the murder of Ted Grob , Bergerac and the Bureau are called in to hunt down the brutal killer. Jim's job is not made easy when a witness seems to be interested in him on more than a professional level, and Charlie appears to have some connection with the man who laundered the stolen money.
Music Ray Russell Director Peter Ellis
Producer George Gallaccio (R)


Unknown: Ian Kennedy Martin.
Unknown: David Mason
Unknown: Ted Grob
Music: Ray Russell
Director: Peter Ellis
Producer: George Gallaccio
Jim Bergerac: John Nettles
Elizabeth: Jennifer Landor
David: David Schofield
Damian: Derrick Branche
Ted Grob: Rupert Fraser
Barney Crozier: Sean Arnold
Willy Petit: John Telfer
Ben Lomos: David Kershaw
Moise Davidson: Andrew Sachs
Dr Bonham: Clare Byam Shaw
Charlie Hungerford: Terence Alexander
Sally Collins: Sarah Neville
Mrs Maurice: Elizabeth Bradley
Dubois: Pavel Douglas
Harry Tilson: Donald Sumpter
Arthur Medley: Prentis Hancock
Michael: Richard Hawley
Devas: Chris Langham
Wendy: Lisa Clime

: The Odd Couple

Starring Jack Lemmon Walter Matthau
'For six months I lived alone in this apartment. I was dejected, despondent and disgusted. Then you moved in. My dearest and closest friend and after three weeks of close, personal contact I am about to have a nervous breakdown!'
Oscar Madison was a carefree, untidy, divorced slob until he took pity on Felix, the house-proud, neurotic hypochondriac who has just been kicked out by his exasperated wife. +
Screenplay by Neil Simon based on his own play
Producer Howard W Koch Director Gene Saks
0 FILMS: pages 19-20


Unknown: Jack Lemmon
Unknown: Walter Matthau
Unknown: Oscar Madison
Unknown: Neil Simon
Felix Ungar: Jack Lemmon
Oscar Madison: Walter Matthau
Vinnie: John Fielder
Murray: Herbert Edelman
Roy: David Sheiner
Speed: Larry Haines
Cecily: Monica Evans

: Mother Teresa

A prayer for orphans.
'We ask you to take care of all the orphans of the world.'

: 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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