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: All God's Children

What do people expect when they meet at an inter-faith gathering? Anne Kelleher asks if they go to learn, to share - or to convert others to their religions?
Director Terry Bailey
Editor Helen Alexander


Unknown: Anne Kelleher
Director: Terry Bailey
Editor: Helen Alexander

: This Is the Day

Noel Battye visits
Strathcarron Hospice near Falkirk, and meets the chaplain, the Rev Stuart Coles. Tom Scott , the hospice's director, reflects on the Epiphany theme of gifts.
Reading: Matthew 2, w 1-11. Director Allan Lee
Producer Ian Bradley


Unknown: Noel Battye
Unknown: Stuart Coles.
Unknown: Tom Scott
Director: Allan Lee
Producer: Ian Bradley

: A Vous la Francel

French for beginners.
11: Snow threatens a colourful Mardi Gras festival. Carolle Rousseau and Patrick Simpson-Jones show how to get things done - in a garage, a dry cleaner's and on the telephone.
Producer David Wilson (R)
SUPPORT MATERIALS: book, same title, £7.99; two cassettes £5.99 each; language pack (book and cassettes) £22.00; student workbook, £4.99; teachers' notes £3.99. from retailers. For computer software only, price £31.63, please call [number removed].


Unknown: Carolle Rousseau
Unknown: Patrick Simpson-Jones
Producer: David Wilson

: Espana Viva

Spanish for beginners. 11: Heading south from
Madrid, Yolanda Vazquez shows how to make travel enquiries and buy tickets. Producer David Wilson (R)
0 SUPPORT MATERIALS: book. same title. £7.99; two cassettes £5.99 each; language pack (book and cassettes)
£22.00; student workbook. L4.99, from retailers. For computer software only. price £31.63. please call 0[number removed].


Unknown: Yolanda Vazquez
Producer: David Wilson

: Step Up to Wordpower: Getting Your Message Across

The first of 20 programmes to help you read, write and communicate more effectively. Presented by Chris Serle. Producer John Brooke (R)
BOOK: Step Up to Wordpower. £3.99 from retailers.
ADVICE LINE: call [number removed]for help with basic reading, writing and spelling.


Presenter: Chris Serle
Producer: John Brooke

: A Certain Age

New Year's resolutions could have a special significance for anyone over 50. Early retirement? A fresh start in a new career? How do other people of a certain age get on when they make the change? Producer Tony Matthews


Producer: Tony Matthews

: See Hear!

The magazine programme which reflects concerns of the deaf. The British Deaf
Association's centenary year ended with carols in Trafalgar Square. Presented in sign language by Maureen Denmark and Clive Mason.
Sign language interpreters:
John Lee and Brenda Mackay. Series producer Bryn Brooks
(Postponed from 30 December)


Unknown: Trafalgar Square.
Unknown: Maureen Denmark
Unknown: Clive Mason.
Unknown: John Lee
Unknown: Brenda MacKay.
Producer: Bryn Brooks

: Country File

John Craven with up-to-date coverage of rural and agricultural issues. Including at 12.55pm the weather for the week with Bernard Davey. Editor Michael Fitzgerald


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Bernard Davey.
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News

With Chris Lowe. Followed by On the Record
With Labour struggling to regain the political initiative from John Major 's new government, John Rentoul reports on the Opposition's plans for the NHS. Shadow
Health Secretary Robin Cook goes On the Record. Presented by Peter Jay with John Cole. Producer Mark Dowd
Editor Glenwyn Benson


Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: John Major
Unknown: John Rentoul
Unknown: Robin Cook
Presented By: Peter Jay
Unknown: John Cole.
Producer: Mark Dowd
Editor: Glenwyn Benson

: EastEnders

Another chance to see last week's episodes.
New Year in the Vic reveals hidden musical talents.
(Ceefax subtitles)

: Match of the Day: the Road to Wembley

Live coverage of the most intriguing tie of the FA Cup
Third Round: Crystal Palace v Nottingham Forest.
Last season Crystal Palace beat Liverpool 4-3 in an epic
FA Cup semi-final. Opponents, Nottingham Forest, chase the one domestic trophy that has eluded manager, Brian Clough. Plus a look at the best of yesterday's action.
Presented by Desmond Lynam and Jimmy Hill.
Commentary by Barry Davies with Trevor Brooking. Reports by Gerald Sinstadt and Ray Stubbs. (Match of the Day: the Road to Wembley tomorrow at 10.40pm) * SPORT: page 14


Unknown: Brian Clough.
Presented By: Desmond Lynam
Presented By: Jimmy Hill.
Commentary By: Barry Davies
Unknown: Trevor Brooking.
Unknown: Gerald Sinstadt
Unknown: Ray Stubbs.

: The Clothes Show

Trinidad and Tobago are best known for calypso and carnival. Caryn Franklin reports on their first attempt to stage a fashion week - Colour Me Caribbean.
Executive producer Roger Casstles


Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Producer: Roger Casstles

: Antiques Roadshow

Darlington. You might expect the railway town of Darlington to produce fine model trains, but perhaps not a pair of wonderful 19th-century library globes.
Introduced by Hugh Scully. Producer Chhstopher Lewis
W ANTIQUES: page 17
•HUGH SCULLYS TV DINNER: page 18 •MAGAZINE: Antiques Roadshow Collection - details on page 17 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Introduced By: Hugh Scully.
Producer: Chhstopher Lewis

: OK2 Talk Feelings

The first of eight programmes on dealing with strong emotions. 'My girlfriend ran off with another bloke when I was away one weekend.' The traditional male response is to mask feelings of hurt and vulnerability with anger. This is how Pat had always handled it in the past. But this time he decided to allow himself to feel and express the pain. Producer Dick Foster
HELPLINE: freefone [number removed] today, from 6.15pm to 10.15pm.
BOOKLET: OK 2 Introduction to Counselling, sponsored by the Mental Health Foundation. Send an A4 sae with a 32p stamp to [address removed].
BOOK: OK2 Talk Feelings, £4.99, from retailers.
HEALTH: page 15


Producer: Dick Foster

: News

With Chris Lowe.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Songs of Praise

From Armagh, celebrating the feast of Epiphany. The wise men followed a star to worship Jesus; Debbie Thrower meets some modem-day star gazers honouring the bicentenary of the Armagh Observatory, and joins the people of the area in the Cathedral Church of St Patrick.
Hymns: As with Gladness Men of Old (Dix); 0 for a Thousand
Tongues to Sing (Richmond); The Spacious Firmament (Creation); Nearer My God to Thee
(Bethany); It Were My Soul's
Desire (Armagh); Through All the Changing Scenes of Life
(Wiltshire); My Song Is Love
Unknown (Love Unknown); Of the Father's Love Begotten (Corde natus ex parentis).
Producer Maureen Gallagher Editor Roger Hutchings


Unknown: Debbie Thrower
Producer: Maureen Gallagher
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: Only Fools and Horses....: The Chance of a Lunchtime

A comedy by John Sullivan about wheeler-dealers in south London, starring David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst
Raquel is offered an audition. Despite Del's help she still gets the part!
With Ian Redford, Helen Blizard, Paul Opacic and Ian Barritt.
BOOK: Only Fools and Horses... The Trotter Way to Millions, £8.99, from retailers


Writer: John Sullivan
Director: Tony Dow
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Del Trotter: David Jason
Rodney Trotter: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Uncle Albert: Buster Merryfield
Raquel: Tessa Peake-Jones
Cassandra: Gwyneth Strong
Boycie: John Challis
Trigger: Roger Lloyd Pack
Mike: Kenneth MacDonald
Marlene: Sue Holderness
Alan: Denis Lill
[Actor]: Ian Redford
[Actor]: Helen Blizard
[Actor]: Paul Opacic
[Actor]: Ian Barritt

: Lovejoy

The first story in a series about a shady antiques dealer written by Dick Clement and Ian la Frenais.
Starring Ian McShane
Just Desserts. Lovejoy has been wrongfully convicted of dealing in stolen goods. When he emerges from prison he is determined to find out who framed him.
Producer Richard Everitt Director Don Leaver


Written By: Dick Clement
Written By: Ian La Frenais.
Unknown: Ian McShane
Producer: Richard Everitt
Director: Don Leaver
Lovejoy: Ian McShane
Lady Jane: Phyllis Logan
Tinker: Dudley Sutton
Eric: Chris Jury
Michael Seymour: Anthony Valentine
Lord Felsham: Pavel Douglas
Renata Van Der Gee: Christine Kavanagh
Maartens: Edmund Dehn
Chairperson: Jennifer Piercy
Mrs lves: Edwina Day
Cobbold: Alan Talbot
Mavis: Barry Warren
Mark Paynter: Hugh Munro
Marigold Paynter: Maxine Audley
D I RoaChe: Iain Lauchlan
Auctioneer: Sidney Livingstone
PC Bainbridge: Ian Burfield
Harriet Barker: Anna Nicholas
Sweep: Ian East
Porter: Christopher Guinee
Andy Coote: Anthony Douse
Olivia: Janet Amsbury
Mrs Gooch: Anne Priestley
Thug: Nick Hobbs

: See for Yourself

From Birmingham. Introduced by Marmaduke Hussey ,
Chairman of the BBC Board of Governors. Is there too much violence on television? Are there too many repeats? Julian Pettifer presents his own film examining how the BBC is facing up to its future. Then
Esther Rantzen chairs an open meeting where you, the licence payers, can put your concerns about radio and television programmes to the people who run the BBC: Director-General:
Michael Checkland
Managing Director, Radio: David Hatch
Managing Director, Regional Broadcasting: Ron Neil
Assistant Managing Director
Network Television: Will Wyatt Editor, News and Current Affairs, Radio: Jenny Abramsky Producers Jonathan Lewis and Elaine Thomas Editor Anne Tyerman
* BOOKS: BBC Review of the Year
1990, £9.99; The BBC Annual Report and Accounts. £5.50. From booksellers. 0 FEATURE: page 23
0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES (9.00-9.45pm only)
Including at
9.45 -10.00 pm News
With Michael Buerk.
Weather Bernard Davey 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES (news only)


Introduced By: Marmaduke Hussey
Unknown: Julian Pettifer
Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Director-General: Michael Checkland
Unknown: David Hatch
Unknown: Ron Neil
Unknown: Jenny Abramsky
Producers: Jonathan Lewis
Producers: Elaine Thomas
Editor: Anne Tyerman
Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Everyman

A Brief History of Hell
From the second century to the 19th, terrible sadomasochistic images have haunted the Christian tradition, far beyond anything described in the New Testament. This unusual film explores our pre-occupation with the 'nether regions', and goes on to discover what has happened to hell in the 20th century. Producer Roger Stott
Editor Jane Drabble (R)


Producer: Roger Stott
Editor: Jane Drabble

: Facing Up to Aids

Who's Safe Now? Is sex between men and women safe? Or can it bring the risk of HIV infection? Producer Anna Jackson (R)
HELPLINE: National Aids Helpline [number removed] free 24 hours.
INFORMATION: for a free leaflet, send a 17p A4 sae to Facing Up to Aids, [address removed]. 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Producer: Anna Jackson

: Mahabharat

A 91-part epic drama in Hindi with English subtitles.

: 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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