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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

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

: Kilroy

Topical discussion programme with Robert Kilroy-Silk .


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Hot Chefs

Gary Rhodes with the best of British cooking. Today: faggots. Recipe on Ceefax page 615


Unknown: Gary Rhodes

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Philippa Forrester.
The Playground Stop.

: The Family Ness


: The Clothes Show

Jeff Banks and Caryn Franklin report from the catwalks of London and Milan.


Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: No Kidding

Quiz show presented by Mike Smith. With Kate Copstick.


Presented By: Mike Smith.
Unknown: Kate Copstick.

: People Today

Presented by Miriam Stoppard , Adrian Mills with Debi Jones and Russell Grant , who meets famous people and their pets.
Including at


Presented By: Miriam Stoppard
Presented By: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Debi Jones
Unknown: Russell Grant

: News; Weather

and Regional News; Weather

: Pebble Mill

Today Judi Spiers ' guest is actress Glenn Close.
12.55 Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Glenn Close.

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours

Doug's fidelity is tested. (For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm) ● STEREO

: Four Square

Quiz presented by John Sachs. ● STEREO


Presented By: John Sachs.

: The High Chaparral: Threshold of Courage

Classic western series.

John Cannon comes face to face with a Civil War veteran who has an old score to settle.

: Pot Black

In the second semi-final of television's international snooker tournament Stephen Hendry plays Doug Mountjoy. Commentary by Ted Lowe and John Spencer. Introduced by Eamonn Holmes.


Unknown: Stephen Hendry
Unknown: Doug Mountjoy.
Commentary By: Ted Lowe
Commentary By: John Spencer.
Introduced By: Eamonn Holmes.

: Children's BBC

With Andi Peters.

Poddington Peas
Cartoon adventures. (Repeat)


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andi Peters

: Bodger and Badger

A 12-part comedy drama.
3: Badger enters Mrs Trout 's poetry competition.
Written by Andy Cunningham


Unknown: Mrs Trout
Written By: Andy Cunningham

: Heathcliff with Cats and Co

Cartoon about an alley-cat.

: What's That Noise?

The last show in the series features Jesus Jones playing live at Wembley, and hard rock from newcomers Felson.
Presented by Tony Gregory. ● STEREO


Presented By: Tony Gregory.

: Newsround

The news for children.

: Grange Hill

A 20-part children's drama series set in a school.
11: Matthew discovers something in the smugglers' shed that he wasn't expecting. Episode wntten by Kevin Hood (Rpt. Part 12 on Friday) ● STEREO


Unknown: Kevin Hood

: Neighbours

(For cast see Monday. Shown at 1.30pm) ● STEREO

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Every Second Counts

General knowledge game show hosted by Paul Daniels. Three couples compete, first against each other and then against the clock for prizes. Director Tony Newman Producer Stanley Appel ● STEREO


Unknown: Paul Daniels.

: EastEnders

Grant has reservations about abandoning his holiday with Sharon at the last minute - but he is determined to show he puts her wishes first.
Episode written by Lesley Davies
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)


Writer: Lesley Davies
Producer: Pat Sandys
Director: Barry Letts
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Hattie: Michelle Gayle
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Grant: Ross Kemp
Rachel: Jacquetta May
Mark: Todd Carty
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Nick Cotton: John Altman
Jules: Tommy Eytle
Michelle: Susan Tully
Pat: Pam St Clement
Phil: Steve McFadden
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Oscar: Richard Zajdlic

: British Fashion Awards

To mark the close of the London Fashion Week, accolades are bestowed on the gifted glitterati of the British fashion world at this annual event. The highlight is the presentation of the Designer of the Year award. More talent will be recognised in the "more-dash-than-cash", innovative design (including menswear for the first time), accessories and glamour catergories. There is also a special Hall of Fame award to someone who has made a significant contribution to
British fashion. Introduced by Jeff Banks , Selina Scott and Caryn Franklin. Producer Clare Stride
Executive producer Roger Casstles Event sponsored by Lloyds Bank 0 STEREO


Introduced By: Jeff Banks
Introduced By: Selina Scott
Introduced By: Caryn Franklin.
Producer: Roger Casstles

: A Question of Sport

Return of the sports quiz with David Coleman. Team captain Bill Beaumont lines up with cricketer Robin Smith and hurdler Sally Gunnell.
Ian Botham 's guests are footballer Dean Saunders and boxer Duke McKenzie.
Executive producer Mike Adley 0 STEREO


Unknown: David Coleman.
Unknown: Robin Smith
Unknown: Sally Gunnell.
Unknown: Ian Botham
Unknown: Dean Saunders
Unknown: Duke McKenzie.
Producer: Mike Adley

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Making Out

Comedy drama in eight parts by Debbie Horsfield.
4: Carol May's husband Colin switches obsessions from fish to dance in one pirouette while a handsome young stranger arrives on Queenie's doorstep.
Producer Carol Wilks
Director Tom Cotter


Unknown: Debbie Horsfield.
Producer: Carol Wilks
Director: Tom Cotter
Carol May: Shirley Stelfox
Pauline: Rachel Davies
Jill: Melanie Hilburn
Queenie: Margi Clarke
Donna: Heather Tobias
Bernie: Alan David
Norma: Tracie Bennett
Avril: Susan Brown
Chunky: Brian Hibbard
Frankie: John Forgeham
Colin: David Hargreaves
Nancy: Sue Wallace
Ray: Tim Dantay
Rosie: Jane Hazlegrove
Gilbert Tonks: Russell Dixon
Axel: Martin Wenner
Tyrone: Paul Bazely

: Film 91 with Barry Norman

A critical look at the week's cinema releases. One of the summer hits in America was
City Slickers. Billy Crystal stars as a man suffering from a mid-life crisis, who decides to go on a cattle drive with his two best friends. Jack Palance plays a crusty old cowboy who shows them the "ropes". In
Doc Hollywood Michael J Fox is a newly qualified doctor en route to LA, discovering the real meaning of life. Also, a report on the big-screen invasion of BBC television drama, given the success of Truly, Madly, Deeply and the recently released Object of Beauty written and directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg . Director Liz Hartford
Producer Bruce Thompson
* COMPETITION: ring 0[number removed]. Calls are charged at 36p per minute cheap rate, 48p at all other times. * BARRY NORMAN : page 42


Unknown: Jack Palance
Directed By: Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Director: Liz Hartford
Producer: Bruce Thompson
Unknown: Barry Norman

: A Breed Apart

Thriller starring Rutger Hauer
Kathleen Turner
Jim Maiden is a man with a mission. Living off his wits in the wilds of his own private island, he relentlessly protects the rare wildlife that flourishes where no other men may live. But into his protected isle comes Walker, hired by a ruthless collector to steal the eggs of the rarest eagle alive.
Director Philippe Mora
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● FILMS: pages 43-48


Unknown: Rutger Hauer
Unknown: Kathleen Turner
Unknown: Jim Maiden
Director: Philippe Mora
Jim Maiden: Rutger Hauer
Stella Clayton: Kathleen Turner
Michael Walker: Powers Boothe
Whittier: Donald Pleasence
Amy Rollings: Jayne Bentzen
Adam Clayton: Andrew Fenwick
Peyton: John Dennis Johnston
Miller: Brion James

: 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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