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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast
News every quarter hour.

: Perfect Strangers

Pipe Dreams. Larry tries to impress Jennifer.

: Countrymen

Dr Jim Cox serves a scattered community of hill people.


Unknown: Dr Jim Cox

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Philippa Forrester.
At the Dot Stop.

: Bump

Cartoon fun.

: Major Dad

Military family humour.
Rescue Mission. An old friend of Mac's is determined to prevent the wedding.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: The High Chaparral: The Hostage

The classic western series.

During his last robbery, Morgan MacQuarie endangers his hostages.

: Reviving Antiques

How to clean a Victorian dressing mirror.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Gold

Extracting this precious metal.

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours


: Four Square

Quiz show with John Sachs. 0 STEREO


Unknown: John Sachs.

: Knots Landing

Lawfully Wedded. The Williams family are under pressure.

: Pot Black

Today's frame features former world champion,
Dennis Taylor against Mike Hallett. With Eamonn Holmes.


Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: Mike Hallett.
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes.

: Cartoon

: Dooby's Duck Truck

With Simon Parkin.
Dooby Duck and friends return to set off on another concert tour.


Unknown: Simon Parkin.

: Orville and Cuddles

NEW Orville and Cuddles are having problems with a garden hose.
4.00pm FLIP P
From Jamaica to India, from Manchester to
Venus, lost property is the Federation of Lost International
Property's business. Over the next few weeks, 13 different FLIP teams can be seen at work. This week a mysterious object from the planet Gonar arrives on Venus.

: The Chipmunks

Cartoon fun as the Chipmunks help a girl to find her brother.

: Hartbeat

How to make a picture from seaweed and a sculpture from old bicycles. With Tony Hart and Gabrielle Bradshaw.
0 PICTURE GALLERY: if you are 15 or under, send your picture to Hartbeat. BBC Television, London W3 6XZ.
(Unfortunately they cannot be returned.)


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Gabrielle Bradshaw.

: Newsround

News for children.

: Byker Grove

A 20-part children's drama set in a Tyneside youth club.
17: The Dobsons go to a leek show, while the Bells plan a surprise celebration. 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES

: Neighbours

Helen helps Clarrie come to terms with his drink problem, but it seems his troubles are only just beginning. (For cast see Monday. Shown at 1.30pm) ● STEREO

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Chris Lowe.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Wogan

Tonight actress Glenn Close , star of Fatal Attraction and Dangerous Liaisons, talks to Terry Wogan about her new film Meeting Venus, a love story in which she plays an opera singer who has a passionate affair with an orchestra conductor. And Irish actor Liam Neeson discusses his role in Under Suspicion. Both films open on Friday.
And there's music from Huey Lewis and the News who have a new single out, Couple of Days Off ● STEREO
● MUSIC AND ARTS: page 5


Unknown: Glenn Close
Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Liam Neeson
Unknown: Huey Lewis

: Tomorrow's World

The popular science magazine is back with the latest in technology, medicine and the environment.
This week, why fishermen in India no longer need to rely on an astrologer's forecast for early warning of cyclones. And from Switzerland, the cars that run on sunlight. Can they conquer the mountains in a race across the Alps? Plus, the story of the London clinic where surgeons can operate on a tiny foetus inside the mother's womb. New presenters John Diamond and Carmen Pryce join
Judith Hann , Howard Stableford and Kate Bellingham with reports from around the world.
Producer Martin Mortimore
Editor Dana Purvis
0 INFORMATION LINE: 0[number removed].
Calls are charged at 36p a minute cheap rate. 48p at all other times.


Presenters: John Diamond
Presenters: Carmen Pryce
Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Howard Stableford
Unknown: Kate Bellingham
Producer: Martin Mortimore
Editor: Dana Purvis

: Specials

It takes guts, it needs nerve, and a sense of humour to step out of line and become a part-time policeman. But that's what five ordinary people, in the centre of this new 12-part drama series, have decided to do. Specials uses actors whose faces are fresh to television, and is shot in Birmingham.
Special Constables Viv Smith and Freddy Calder find two small children abandoned in a supermarket late at night.
Created, written and produced by Brian Degas and Harry Robertson Director Christopher Baker 0 STEREO


Unknown: Viv Smith
Produced By: Brian Degas
Produced By: Harry Robertson
Director: Christopher Baker
Bob Loach: Martin Cochrane
Freddy Calder: Ron Donachie
John Redwood: Brian Gwaspari
Viv Smith: Cindy Ocallaghan
An/aliShah: Kim Vithana
Sgt McAllister: Campbell Morrison
WPC Baxter: Elaine Donnelly
PC Armstrong: Tom Roberts
WPC Morrow: Lee Halliday
Chief Super Ellsmore: Robert Swann
Sandra Gibson: Lesley Duff
Noreen Loach: Polly Hemingway
Dicky Padgett: Richard Heffer
John Barraclough: Terry Molloy
Kevin: Philip Weaver

: Party Political Broadcast

By the Labour Party.

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather John Kettley
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Inside Story

Second programme in the documentary series.
Yellow Line. London is choked by illegally parked cars. Emergency services are obstructed and public transport hindered. Enter the dreaded 'clampers' and their partners in misery, the 'towers'. Between them they immobilise or remove more than a quarter of a million cars a year, leaving their owners frustrated, fuming and fined. Producer Christopher Terrill
Executive producer Paul Hamann
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 9 FEATURE: page 27


Producer: Christopher Terrill
Producer: Paul Hamann

: Sportsnight

With Desmond Lynam.
In a preview of the Ryder Cup competition, Steve Rider reports live from Kiawah Island, South Carolina. He interviews the players on Bernard Gallacher 's European team who begin their defence of the 64-year-old 'pot' on Friday. The Americans have won the cup 21 times in 28 years of competition, but have not tasted success since 1983.
(Live coverage of the Ryder Cup starts on Friday at 1.50pm on BBC1)
Highlights from the Skol Cup semi-finals, and a full roundup of domestic news and results.
Producer Vivien Kent Editor Brian Barwick


Unknown: Desmond Lynam.
Unknown: Steve Rider
Unknown: Bernard Gallacher
Producer: Vivien Kent
Editor: Brian Barwick

: Right of Way

A moving drama starring Bette Davis
James Stewart
Two 80-year-olds decide to die together. But when they tell their daughter, she and the authorities try to prevent them. This was the first time
Davis and Stewart co-starred.
Producer/Director George Schaefer 0 FILMS: pages 43-48


Unknown: Bette Davis
Unknown: James Stewart
Director: George Schaefer
Mini Dwyer: Bette Davis
Teddy Dwyer: James Stewart
RudaDwyer: Melinda Dillon
Mrs Finter: Priscilla Morrill
G Clayburn: John Harkins
Mrs Belkin: Jacque Lynn Colton
Kahn: Louis Schaeffer
Policeman: John Ratzenberger

: 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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