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: Open University

Intro to Pure Mathematics: Clumping in Groups

: Pinocchio

More cartoon adventures with the puppet boy.
Gepetto comes very close to finding Pinocchio.

: Kissyfur

The cartoon bear.
Lenny gets a taste of his own medicine when he bullies the swamp children. And a wounded duck overstays his welcome when Kissyfur and Gus are kind enough to help him.

: The 8.15 from Manchester

Ross King, Charlotte Hindle and Dianne Oxberry pass the pop pizza to the Mock Turtles and learn how to photograph wildlife with special guest
Chris Packham. There's music and mixing from Norman Cook of Beats International and a survey of sludge with Ron Freethy. Plus, special effects make-up artists demonstrate how to look horribly ugly. And introducing a new booklet written by Roald Dahl that carries a warning to stay off the railway lines! Meanwhile, down in the woods, there are Ewoks, Killer
Tomatoes and the raving Rentaghost rowdies! Director Alan Yardley
Series producer Martin Day


Unknown: Charlotte Hindle
Unknown: Dianne Oxberry
Unknown: Chris Packham.
Unknown: Norman Cook
Unknown: Ron Freethy.
Written By: Roald Dahl
Director: Alan Yardley

: Weather

: Grandstand

With Desmond Lynam.
Provisional Timetable
11.00 Cricket; 1.00 News
1.05 Motorcycling; 1.25 Tennis
1.55 Racing; 2.05 Tennis
2.25 Racing; 2.35 Tennis
2.55 Racing; 3.05 Tennis
3.30 Racing
3.40 Tennis/Motor racing
4.00 Cricket; 4.35 Motorcycling
Cricket: Second Test
England v West Indies The third day's play of Cornhill Insurance Test from Lord's. Can England make it two in a row?
With Richie Benaud and Jack Bannister.
(Further coverage at 4.55pm on BBC2)
Pilkington Glass Ladies
Championship Final from Eastbourne. Next stop Wimbledon. With Dan Maskell and Virginia Wade. See panel below.
From Ascot.
2.00 Ritz Club Fern Hill Stakes (Handicap. lm)
2.30 Haagen Dazs Handicap Stakes (2m 45yds)
3.00 Grand Met Stakes (Handicap. 5f)
3.35 Southern Comfort Stakes (61).
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and Jimmy Lindley.
Motor Cycling
Supercup races from Brands Hatch.
Motor Racing
The start of Le Mans, where Jaguar will be looking to repeat last year's success. Editor John Philips


Presenter: Desmond Lynam
Commentator: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator: Julian Wilson
Commentator: Jimmy Lindley
Editor: John Philips

: Regional News and Sport

0 NEWS BY TELEPHONE: BBC News can be heard between
5.00am and 8.00pm by dialling
0839.[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.
Every Situation.
George Baxter bites off more than he can chew when he takes custody of two street-wise children.


Unknown: George Baxter
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
Penny Armstrong: Tracy Mann
George Baxter: Bruce Barry
Neil Hutton: Alan Hopgood
Rick Mansell: Mitch Ambrose
Alan Dougherty: Smiley Rowe

: That's Showbusiness

On the showbiz quiz tonight
Kenny Everett welcomes on to his team EastEnder June
Brown and actress Su Pollard , while Gloria Hunniford is joined by comedy duo Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis.
Presented by Mike Smith. Producer Peter Hamilton


Unknown: Kenny Everett
Unknown: Su Pollard
Unknown: Gloria Hunniford
Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis.
Presented By: Mike Smith.
Producer: Peter Hamilton

: The Les Dennis Laughter Show

NEW After five days' rehearsal and two days in the studio, Les Dennis returns for 30 minutes of impersonations, fun and laughter. With Lisa Maxwell. Director/Producer Geoff Miles * PICTURE STORY: page 36


Unknown: Lisa Maxwell.
Producer: Geoff Miles

: Columbo

Peter Falk
Lovely but Lethal. In the big money world of cosmetics, a revolutionary wrinkle removing cream is worth killing for. But make-up cannot conceal the identity of the murderer from the American detective in the famous raincoat. Featuring an early appearance by Martin Sheen , and a cameo role by the king of horror, Vincent Price.


Unknown: Peter Falk
Unknown: Martin Sheen
Lt Columbo: Peter Falk
Viveca Scott: Vera Miles
Karl Lessing: Martin Sheen
David Lang: Vincent Price
Shirley Blaine: Sian Barbara Allen
Dr Murcheson: Fred Draper
Ferdy: Gino Conforti

: One Foot in the Grave: The Return of the Speckled Band

Comedy series about the problems of retirement, starring Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie.
'I suppose when George Bush decides to invade Nicaragua, the first thing he'll do is ring up Nobby Godfrey and the man from the electricity board.' A trip to the local garden centre has unexpected consequences.

(Teletext subtitles: page 888)


Writer: David Renwick
Director/Producer: Susan Belbin
Victor Meldrew: Richard Wilson
Margaret Meldrew: Annette Crosbie
Mrs Warboys: Doreen Mantle
Electricity man: Clive Mantle
Mr Berenger: John Carter
Garden centre manager: Lloyd McGuire
Dustman: Willie Ross

: News and Sport

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Michael Fish
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Casualty

Salvation. At Holby City Hospital Julian and Megan struggle to overcome a father's religious objections to the medical treatment of his dying daughter.
Episode written by Robin Mukherjee Producer Peter Norris
Director Michael Owen Morris • TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Written By: Robin Mukherjee
Producer: Peter Norris
Director: Michael Owen Morris
Charlie Fairhead: Derek Thompson
Megan Roach: Brenda Fricker
Lisa Duffin: 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
Josh: Ian Bleasdale
Hastings: Dermot Crowley
Duncan: Robert Glenister
Judy: Louise Jameson
Katie: Holly Watson
Clive: Jeremy Clyde
Celia: Nina Marc

: Paramount City

A feast of music and mirth hosted by Curtis and Ishmael. The music comes from EMF and Cathy Dennis ; the comedy from John Sparkes and Stephen Frost , Americans Paul Provenza and Allan
Havey and regular funnyman Tommy Cockles.
Director Stephen Stewart
An English Channel production for BBCtv


Unknown: Cathy Dennis
Unknown: John Sparkes
Unknown: Stephen Frost
Unknown: Paul Provenza
Unknown: Tommy Cockles.
Director: Stephen Stewart

: Risky Business

Comedy about sex, love and free enterprise, starring Tom Cruise
Joel Goodsen is 17, and the perfect son to the perfect parents. When they go on holiday, leaving him alone, he makes a new friend. And what she teaches him is every parent's nightmare!
Director Paul Brickman 0 FILMS: pages 27-34


Unknown: Tom Cruise
Unknown: Joel Goodsen
Director: Paul Brickman
Joel: Tom Cruise
Lana: Rebecca de Mornay
Miles: Curtis Armstrong
Barry: Bronson Pinchot
Glenn: Raphael Sbarge
Guido: Joe Pantoliano
Joel's father: Nicholas Pryor
Joel's mother: Janet Carroll

: Isn't It Shocking

Black comedy thriller, starring Alan Alda
The sleepy town of Mount Angel has a community of senior citizens and a murderer intent on reducing the population. New sheriff, Dan Barnes , finds the deaths seemingly unconnected, but he is in for a severe shock.
Director John Badham 40 FILMS: pages 27-34


Unknown: Alan Alda
Unknown: Dan Barnes
Director: John Badham
Sheriff Dan Barnes: Alan Alda
Blanche: Louise Lasser
Justin Oates: Edmono O'Brien
Marge Savage: Ruth Gordon
Dr Lemuel Lovell: Will Geer
Doc Lovell: Dorothy Tristan
Jesse Chapin: Lloyd Nolan

: 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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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