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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

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

: Perfect Strangers

The King and I. Rock 'n' roll becomes a riot when Balki is hypnotised into thinking that he is Elvis Presley.


Unknown: I. Rock
Unknown: Elvis Presley.

: Conservative Party Conference

Final day of conference.
Representatives debate a subject of their choosing.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Philippa Forrester.
The Tent Stop.

: The Family Ness

Cartoon about a family of monsters.

: Conservative Party Conference

Coverage resumes with a speech by Party Chairman Chris Patten , MP.
Including at
11.00am and 12.00
News and Weather and Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Chris Patten

: Keep Taking the Rose Petals

The healers of India and Pakistan have plied their ancient remedies for years.
More and more white patients are now turning to the treatment of the east.

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours

Madge and Dorothy clash at the Willis's housewarming party.
(For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm) STEREO

: Lifeline

Community Service Volunteers. 0 DONATIONS: see page 52

: Sport on Friday

Introduced by Helen Rollason.
Quarter-finals of the Dunhill Cup from St Andrews.
From Ascot.
2.30 Duke of Edinburgh Stakes (6f)
3.05 Moss Bros October Stakes
(Old Mile)
3.40 AIM Aviation Stakes
(Nursery Handicap. 7f) (Sport on Friday continues at 4.00pm on BBC2)


Introduced By: Helen Rollason.
Unknown: St Andrews.

: Children's BBC

With Andi Peters.

Animation about a lovable and clumsy penguin.
BBC Video: £7.99, from retailers.


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andi Peters

: The Little Green Planet Show: 5

Fifth in a six-part science series. Today: G is for grease, gravity, greenhouses and glue. Written by Kjartan Poskitt 0 STEREO


Written By: Kjartan Poskitt

: The Legend of

Prince Valiant
Animation about a brave and daring 16-year-old boy's quest for Camelot.

: Record Breakers

Today's record breakers include the world's longest human centipede (all 2,296 of them), a boating trip on the Kennet and Avon Canal, and 17-time record-holder Paddy Doyle , who attempts a gruelling one-mile backpack run. Presented by Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker.


Unknown: Paddy Doyle
Presented By: Roy Castle
Unknown: Cheryl Baker.

: Newsround

News for children.

: Grange Hill

A 20-part school drama.
10: Ms Booth is concerned, but is Chrissy lying? Richard, Nick and Matthew plan to surprise the robbers.
Episode written by Margaret Simpson (Rpt. Part 1 next Tuesday) • STEREO


Unknown: Ms Booth
Written By: Margaret Simpson

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Wogan

Pop singers Roberta Flack and Maxi Priest are among Terry Wogan 's guests, live from the Television Centre.


Singers: Roberta Flack
Unknown: Terry Wogan

: Harry and the Hendersons

An American comedy series based on the popular film
Bigfoot and the Hendersons. Cool. Scolded for creating havoc in the Henderson household, Harry runs away. 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: Les Dennis
Unknown: Sherrie Hewson
Unknown: Bella Emberg.
Producer: Tudor Davies
Producer: John Bishop

: On the Up

The last episode in the comedy series about a self-made millionaire, written by Bob Larbey, starring Dennis Waterman.
Despite Sam's advice, Tony makes another date with Jane Webster when Ruth stands him up for dinner.
Teletext Subtitles page 888
Dennis Waterman's Kind of Day: page 98


Writer: Bob Larbey
Director/Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Tony Carpenter: Dennis Waterman
Sam: Sam Kelly
Mrs Wembley: Joan Sims
Ruth Carpenter: Judy Buxton
Maggie: Jenna Russell
Dawn: Michelle Hatch
Jane Webster: Fiona Mollison

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weekend Weather
Ian McCaskill
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Casualty

Something to Hide. A car bomb placed by animal rights activists injures the wrong man.
Episode written by Stephen Wyatt Producer Geraint Morns Director Steve Goldie 0 STEREO


Written By: Stephen Wyatt
Producer: Geraint Morns
Director: Steve Goldie
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
Marcia Parrish: Sheila Allen
Derek Parrish: David Savile
Judy Harris: Alison Fielding
Dr Phillips: Philip Anthony
Richard Penfield: Simon Chandler
Suite: Fiona McArthur
Helen: Su Elliott
Andrew: Fraser James
Marcus: Tim Wylton
Ronald: Christopher Ettridge
Alan Menzies: Richard Huw

: Omnibus

Malcolm Arnold at 70
Malcolm Arnold made his first impact on the musical world as a trumpet player, but soon switched to a career as a composer, with early successes in film music - including an Oscar for The Bridge on the River Kwai.
However, despite his prolific output, Arnold's career plummeted and it's only now that his music is arousing interest once again. Producer Kriss Rusmanis Editor Andrew Snell


Unknown: Malcolm Arnold
Unknown: Malcolm Arnold
Unknown: River Kwai.
Producer: Kriss Rusmanis
Editor: Andrew Snell

: Horse of the Year Show

From Wembley Arena.
Featuring the Henderson
Masters, a winner-takes-all competition. With David Vine. Producers Johnnie Watherston and Wendy Sheppard


Unknown: Wembley Arena.
Unknown: David Vine.
Producers: Johnnie Watherston
Producers: Wendy Sheppard

: 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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