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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

Starting with 6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast
News every quarter hour.

: Perfect Strangers

American comedy series. My Brother, Myself Larry tries to impress his brother.


Unknown: Myself Larry

: Countrymen

A look at some of the problems faced by a lakeland wildlife ranger in Cumbria.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Philippa Forrester.
The Tent Stop.

: Bump

Cartoon adventures of a clumsy young elephant.

: Major Dad

The Wounded Flyboy. The newly-weds try to keep their honeymoon romance alive.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: The High Chaparral: Bad Day for a Bad Man

Classic western series.

A group of bandits take advantage of Manolito's liking for a pretty face.

: Reviving Antiques

How to clean a carved walking stick and a silver purse.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Australia's Animal Mysteries

A look at the unique and exotic animal life of Australia, including koala bears, flying possums and Tasmanian Devils.
12.55 Regional News; Weather

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours


: Sport on Friday

Introduced by Helen Rollason.
USA v Europe
The three-day Ryder Cup begins with the foursomes. 0 SPORT: page 8
From Ascot.
2.00 AF Budge Ltd Stakes (Handicap. 1 % miles).
(Coverage continues on BBC2)


Introduced By: Helen Rollason.

: Magee and the Lady

Captain Magee ventures across the Australian bush, with an unwilling ally. With Tony Lo Bianco and Sally Kellerman. Director Gene Levitt
0 FILMS: pages 43-48


Unknown: Tony Lo Bianco
Unknown: Sally Kellerman.
Director: Gene Levitt

: Children's BBC

With Simon Parkin.

Animation about a lovable penguin.


Presenter (Children's BBC): Simon Parkin

: The Little Green Planet Show: 3

Third in a six-part science series. Today: something slimy. STEREO

: The Legend of Prince Valiant

The Dream. Animation about a brave young boy's quest for Camelot. 0 STEREO

: Record Breakers

Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker return with the 20th anniversary series of the top record-breaking show.
Today: an exclusive interview with Britain's first astronaut
Helen Sharman.


Unknown: Cheryl Baker
Unknown: Helen Sharman.

: Newsround

News for children.

: Grange Hill

A 20-part school drama.
6: Brian gets worse but his mother tries to be cheerful.
Episode written by Margaret Simpson (Rpt. Part 7 next Tuesday) ● STEREO


Written By: Margaret Simpson

: Neighbours

Joe unveils his masterpiece.
Gemma believes Matt is trying to give her the cold shoulder. (For cast see Monday. Shown at 1.30pm) ● STEREO

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.

: Wogan

Direct from Arthur Daley 's lock-up, new MinderGary Webster is one of Terry Wogan 's guests at the Television Centre.


Unknown: Arthur Daley
Unknown: Mindergary Webster
Unknown: Terry Wogan

: Harry and the Hendersons

An American comedy series based on the popular family film Bigfoot and the Hendersons.
The Arrival. Returning from a camping trip, the Hendersons accidentally run over an eight-feet-tall hairy creature. 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

: The Russ Abbot Show

Comedian Russ Abbot welcomes Les Dennis, Sherrie Hewson and Bella Emberg. Director/Producer Tudor Davies Executive producer John Bishop ● STEREO


Unknown: Sherrie Hewson
Unknown: Bella Emberg.

: On the Up

Comedy series about a self-made millionaire, written by Bob Larbey , and starring Dennis Waterman
Sam Kelly , Joan Sims
Tony's business takes a dive when another firm undercuts his prices. He tries to reason with his rival, but is forced to take drastic measures.
Director/Producer Gareth Gwenlan 0 STEREO


Written By: Bob Larbey
Unknown: Dennis Waterman
Unknown: Sam Kelly
Unknown: Joan Sims
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Tony Carpenter: Dennis Waterman
Sam: Sam Kelly
Mrs Wembley: Joan Sims
Maggie: Jenna Russell
Mum: Pauline Letts
Dawn: Michelle Hatch
Chalky Smith: Tony Millan
Jimmy Quinn: Perry Fenwick

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weekend Weather
Michael Fish
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Casualty

Hide and Seek. Julian's promotion prospects at Holby City Hospital suffer a setback when he meets a rival for the consultant's post. Student nurse Kelly's career goes from bad to worse while Jimmy wonders if snake-charming was in his job description.
Episode written by David-Richard Fox Producer Geraint Morris
Director Jim Hill


Written By: David-Richard Fox
Producer: Geraint Morris
Charlie Fairhead: Derek Thompson
Lisa Duffin: Cathy Shipton
Beth Ramanee: Mamta Kaash
Julian Chapman: Nigel Le Vaillant
Jimmy Powell: Robson Green
Martin Ashford: Patrick Robinson
Patricia Baynes: Maria Friedman
Kelly Liddle: Adie Allen
Norma Sullivan: Anne Kristen
Jane: Caroline Webster
Josh: Ian Bleasdale
Steve Lewis: John McGlynn
Kasha Lewis: Karen Salt
Adam McBride: Rob Edwards
Jamie McBride: J J Flynn
Richard Greetham: Tom Chadbon
Liz Hunt: Laura Davenport
Douglas Cranville: Benjamin Whitrow
Pauline Dodwell: Helena McCarthy
Christine Mason: Tamsin Weatley
Philip: Roger Griffiths

: Omnibus Don DeLillo: the Word, the Image and the Gun

Revolutions, natural disasters, toxic fall-out, plane crashes - these are all part of the running picture of news against which America's leading novelist, Don DeLillo , sets his fiction. In this film, as in his novels, DeLillo pinpoints the deep unease beneath the surface of our lives. The film begins with the assassination of President Kennedy and the politics of violence it brought to television screens for the first time. It goes on to look at the way the media has continued to feed its audience images of disaster and terror: massacres in great public squares, disasters in football stadiums, and dramatic acts of terrorism. DeLillo explores the relationship between words and images, and between gunmen and the novelist. Producer Kim Evans
Editor Andrew Snell


Unknown: Don Delillo
Producer: Kim Evans
Editor: Andrew Snell

: Fear is the Key

Thriller based on the novel by Alistair MacLean , author of Where
Eagles Dare and The Guns of Navarone, starring Barry Newman Suzy Kendall
Why should John Talbot , an apparently rational man, walk into a small Louisiana town and get himself arrested? His violent escape from the courtroom with a woman hostage begins a dramatic chase across country with the authorities in hot pursuit. Barry Newman shot to television fame in the 70s playing lawyer Petrocelli.
Watch out for Ben Kingsley in his debut film appearance, and the late Ray McAnally , famed for his roles in The Mission and My Left Foot.
Director Michael Tuchner
● FILMS: pages 43.48
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 (Postponed from 16 August)


Novel By: Alistair MacLean
Unknown: Barry Newman
Unknown: Suzy Kendall
Unknown: John Talbot
Unknown: Barry Newman
Unknown: Ben Kingsley
Unknown: Ray McAnally
Director: Michael Tuchner
John Talbot: Barry Newman
Sarah Ruthven: Suzy Kendall
Vyland: John Vernon
Jablonski: Dolph Sweet
Royale: Ben Kingsley
Ruthven: Ray McAnally
Larry: Peter Marinker
Judge Mollison: Elliot Sullivan
Deputy: Roland Brand
FBI agent: Tony Anholt

: 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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