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: Open University

6.40 Brazil: Manufacturing the Miracle 7.05 Introduction to
Pure Mathematics: Cosets

: Pinocchio

More cartoon adventures with the puppet boy.
Pinocchio and his friends are made to perform circus acts and steal chickens for Sneeroff.

: Kissyfur

The cartoon bear.

: The 8.15 from Manchester

Who will be joining the 8.15 at the Fast Forward fun day? How about
Dannii Minogue, Chesney Hawkes , Linda Hartley and Mark Stephens
(Kerry Bishop and Nick Page from Neighbours), the Railway Children, Rene Zagger , John Fashanu and Esther Rantzen for starters?
Meanwhile, back in the studio, there's star of Rentaghost and Coronation Street Sue
Nicholls and an exclusive interview with Sinead O'Connor. With music from Massive Attack, plus the Ewoks, the Killer
Tomatoes and the spooks from Rentaghost.
Presented by Ross King , Charlotte Hindle and Dianne Oxberry. Director Alan Yardley
Producer Julie Bradshaw
0 MAGAZINE: Fast Forward magazine every Wednesday. 40p from newsagents.


Unknown: Chesney Hawkes
Unknown: Linda Hartley
Unknown: Mark Stephens
Unknown: Rene Zagger
Unknown: John Fashanu
Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Sinead O'Connor.
Presented By: Ross King
Presented By: Charlotte Hindle
Presented By: Dianne Oxberry.
Director: Alan Yardley
Producer: Julie Bradshaw

: Weather

: Grandstand

Introduced by Desmond Lynam.
Provisional Timetable
10.50 Cricket; 1.00 News
1.05 Football; 1.40 Cricket
2.25 Racing; 2.35 Cricket
2.55 Racing; 3.05 Cricket
3.25 Racing; 3.35 Tennis
4.00 Cricket; 4.30 Tennis
England v West Indies First Test of the Cornhill Insurance series, from Headingley.
Live coverage of the third day with more to come tomorrow. Commentary by Richie Benaud , Jack Bannister , Raymond Illingworth and Geoffrey Boycott.
(Further coverage at 4.50pm on BBC2)
Women's Final of the French Open
Championships, from
Paris. With Dan Maskell and Virginia Wade.
New Zealand v England The third match of England's tour of Australasia, the second against New Zealand.
From Haydock Park.
2.30 Jackson and Lowe Handicap Stakes (I 314m)
3.00 Econoloft John of Gaunt Stakes (7f 40yds)
3.30 Fairey Spring Trophy
H'cap Stakes (1 ┬╝ m 130 yds). Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and Jimmy Lindley. Producer Martin Hopkins Editor John Philips


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Jack Bannister
Commentary By: Raymond Illingworth
Commentary By: Geoffrey Boycott.
Unknown: Dan Maskell
Unknown: Virginia Wade.
Unknown: Econoloft John
Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Julian Wilson
Commentary By: Jimmy Lindley.
Producer: Martin Hopkins
Editor: John Philips

: Regional News and Sport

0 NEWS BY TELEPHONE: BBC News can be heard on the telephone between 5.00am and
8.00pm by dialling
0[number removed]. Calls are charged at 34p per minute (cheap rate). 45p at all other times.

: The Flying Doctors

More adventures with the Australian airborne medics.
All You Need Is Luck. Kate's temporary replacement arrives and ruffles Maggie Hutton 's feathers when it appears that Maggie has a few skeletons in her cupboard.


Unknown: Maggie Hutton
Dr Geoff Standish: Robert Grubb
Dr Chris Randall: Liz Burch
Kate Wellings: Leonore Smith
Sam Patterson: Peter O'Brien
Emma Patterson: Rebecca Gibney
Paula Patterson: Vicky Blanche
DJ: George Kapiniaris
Maggie Hutton: Marie Redshaw
Marty Jarvis: Mark Neal
Barry Standish: Vince Martin
George Baxter: Bruce Barry
Perry Armstrong: Tracy Mann
Jean Lambert: Briony Behets
Russ Evans: David Reyne

: That's Showbusiness

Join in the fun and test your knowledge of showbiz as Kenny Everett welcomes
Coronation Street's
Barbara Knox and comedian
Shane Richie , while Gloria Hunniford is joined by actress
Nicola Pagett and disc jockey Chris Tarrant. With Mike Smith.
Producer Peter Hamilton


Unknown: Kenny Everett
Unknown: Barbara Knox
Unknown: Shane Richie
Unknown: Gloria Hunniford
Unknown: Nicola Pagett
Unknown: Chris Tarrant.
Unknown: Mike Smith.
Producer: Peter Hamilton

: You Gotta Be Jokin'

You roared when you saw
Snakebite, you howled at the antics of Trudi, you screamed at the gags and quickies and now your neighbours have written to us complaining.
Starring Shane Richie , Billy Pearce , George Marshall ,
Maddi Cryer and Annette Law. Director Tony Newman Producer Bill Wilson


Unknown: Shane Richie
Unknown: Billy Pearce
Unknown: George Marshall
Unknown: Maddi Cryer
Unknown: Annette Law.
Director: Tony Newman
Producer: Bill Wilson

: Columbo

The popular American detective series, starring Peter Falk
The Most Crucial Game
Lt Columbo finds a most unsportsmanlike attitude when he investigates the murder of a pro-football magnate. As usual, the killer's elaborate alibi seems cast-iron, but the raincoated detective enlists some unusual helpers.


Unknown: Peter Falk
Lt Columbo: Peter Falk
Paul Hanlon: Robert Culp
Eve Babcock: Valerie Harper
Eric Wagner: Dean Stockwell
Los Angeles: Lakers Themselves

: One Foot in the Grave: I'll Retire to Bedlam

Comedy series about the problems of retirement, starring Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie.

"Funnily enough, going mad's really quite a relief. Now I can just stay here in the wardrobe and talk to my shirts." When Victor is trapped in the garden shed by bees for three hours, he begins to doubt his sanity.


Writer: David Renwick
Director/Producer: Susan Belbin
Victor Meldrew: Richard Wilson
Margaret Meldrew: Annette Crosbie
Iris: Rebecca Stevens
Mr Gillespie: Roger Hammond
Mr Jellinek: John Bluthal
Eye clinic nurse: Cecily Hobbs
Mr Parslow: Norman Lumsden
Old lady: Evie Garratt
TV producer: Victoria Hasted
Cleaner: Joolia Cappleman
Mr Davidson: Jim Barclay
Dylan: Edward Harris
Elliott: Simon Bright
Hospital nurse: John Cassady
Hospital doctor: Heather Canning
Tory MP: Tony Mathews

: News and Sport

With Martyn Lewis.
Weather Bernard Davey
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Casualty

Hospital drama series.
Street Life. Two runaways attempt suicide. One's life is saved, but can they find the other in time?
Producer Peter Norris Director Jim Hill
0 WHAT I WATCH: page 8


Producer: Peter Norris
Director: Jim Hill
Charlie Fairhead: Derek Thompson
Megan Roach: Brenda Fricker
LisaDuffin: Cathy Shipton
Dr Beth Ramanee: Mamta Kaash
Dr Julian Chapman: Nigel Le Vaillant
Jimmy Powell: Robson Green
Tony Walker: Eamon Boland
Helen Green: Maggie McCarthy
Martin Ashford: Patrick Robinson
Keith Cotterill,: Geoff Leesley
Josh: Ian Bleasdale
Eric Hogarth: Derek Benfield
David Clarke: Alan David
Imogen Wyatt: Robin Weaver
Nikki: Amelia Shankley

: Paramount City

The third show in the music and comedy series, featuring talent from both sides of the Atlantic, including New York's Chris Rock - star of Saturday Night Live. Hosted by Curtis and Ishmael. With Tommy Cockles , Morwenna Banks,
Jon Stewart and Sean Hughes. Director Stephen Stewart Producer Alan Nixon
An English Channel production for BBCtv


Unknown: Tommy Cockles
Unknown: Jon Stewart
Unknown: Sean Hughes.
Director: Stephen Stewart
Producer: Alan Nixon

: Love and Bullets

Thriller filmed in America and Europe, starring Charles Bronson Jill Ireland, Rod Steiger Charlie Congers is a tough
Phoenix City policeman with an impossible mission - to break a crime network headed by Mafia boss Joe Bomposa.
Director Stuart Rosenberg FILMS: pages 31-38


Unknown: Charles Bronson
Unknown: Rod Steiger
Unknown: Charlie Congers
Unknown: Joe Bomposa.
Director: Stuart Rosenberg
Charlie Congers: Charles Bronson
Jackie Pruitt: Jill Ireland
Joe Bomposa: Rod Steiger
Vittorio Faroni: Henry Silva
Monk: Strother Martin
Brickman: Bradford Dillman
Girlfriend: Lorraine Chase

: 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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