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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

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

: Kilroy

Topical discussion programme.

: Hot Chefs

Traditional British cooking. Today's dish: oxtails. Recipe on Ceefax page 615

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Philippa Forrester.
The Tent Stop.

: The Family Ness


: Homewise

Anne Gregg with the latest in homecare and decoration.
A dream home in Cornwall, collapsible pushchairs, and transforming a lounge from a summer to a winter look.


Unknown: Anne Gregg

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: No Kidding

Family quiz show presented by Mike Smith with Kate Copstick. 0 STEREO


Presented By: Mike Smith
Unknown: Kate Copstick.

: People Today

Ex Liver Bird Polly James talks to Miriam Stoppard. With Adrian Mills ,
Nigel Dempster and Matthew Parris.
Including at


Talks: Polly James
Unknown: Miriam Stoppard.
Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Nigel Dempster
Unknown: Matthew Parris.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Pebble Mill

Alan Titchmarsh meets
Mark Greenstreet , the star of BBC l's new drama Trainer.
12.55 Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Mark Greenstreet

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours

Paul's new love makes a big impression on Ramsay Street. (For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm) ●STEREO

: Ferry to Hong Kong

Curt Jurgens
Urson Welles
Forced to leave Hong Kong on the Macao ferry, waterfront layabout Mark Conrad gets stranded on the boat - much to the captain's disgust.
Director Lewis Gilbert * FILMS: pages 45-52


Unknown: Curt Jurgens
Unknown: Urson Welles
Unknown: Mark Conrad
Director: Lewis Gilbert
Mark Conrad: Curt Jurgens
Captain Hart: Orson Welles
Liz Ferrers: Sylvia Syms
Miguel Henriques: Jeremy Spenser
Joe Skinner: Noel Purcell
Miss Carter: Margaret Withers

: Cartoon

: Pingu

Animated lovable penguin.
BBC video: £7.99. from retailers.

: Superbods

The first in a nine-part series that takes a humorous look at the human body. Today, why our bodies are body-shaped. With Nicola Davies and Philip Hawthorn.


Unknown: Nicola Davies
Unknown: Philip Hawthorn.

: The Legend of

Prince Valiant
Animation about a brave boy's quest for Camelot. 0 STEREO

: Take Two

Sarah Greene presents a new series of the monthly show which goes behind the scenes of your favourite programmes. Today: a look at the BBC's special effects departments. ● STEREO
● FEATURE: page 28


Unknown: Sarah Greene

: Newsround

News for children.

: Byker Grove

An 18-part children's drama set in a youth club.
2: Carl confesses to Julie and Joanne receives some bad news.

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Wogan

Tonight's programme sees the launch of this year's Children in Need appeal. Among
Wogan's guests will be Sue Cook and Anneka Rice.


Unknown: Sue Cook

: Harry and the Hendersons

American comedy series.
Whose Forest Is It Anyway? Nancy decides to become politically active.

: Last of the Summer Wine

A new series of Roy Clarke 's comedy-drama.
Starring Bill Owen
Peter Sallis , Brian Wilde Give Us a Lift. Foggy has an idea which is sure to bring the pleasure back into climbing hills.
Director/Producer Alan J W Bell ● STEREO
0 BBC VIDEO: £10.99, from retailers.


Unknown: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: Peter Sallis
Unknown: Brian Wilde
Producer: Alan J W Bell
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Foggy: Brian Wilde
Edie: Thora Hird
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Nora Batty: Kathy Staff
Smiler: Stephen Lewis
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan

: The Russ Abbot Show

More madcap comedy, including a cockney version of Casablanca. With Les Dennis.
Director/Producer Tudor Davies Executive producer John Bishop STEREO


Producer: John Bishop

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weekend Weather
Bill Giles
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Casualty

Living in Hope. Boyfriend Paul urges Duffy to leave nursing.
Episode written by Robin Mukherjee Producer Geraint Morris
Director Margy Kinmonth ● STEREO


Written By: Robin Mukherjee
Producer: Geraint Morris
Director: Margy Kinmonth
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
Kelly Liddle: Adie Allen
Paul: William Armstrong
Stephanie Freeman: Eleanor David
Nikki Watson: Julia Sawalha

: Omnibus

Against Pornography - the Feminism of Andrea Dworkin
Andrea Dworkin believes that pornography is the major cause of the abuse of women.
"The basic message of pornography is that no matter what you do to a woman, no matter how much you hurt her, she will like it," claims the controversial American writer. A radical feminist and the author of Pornography:
Men Possessing Women, she is engaged in a campaign to change social attitudes to the pornography industry. Former prostitutes and porno-models talk openly to her about their work in a multi-million dollar industry which Dworkin condemns as "technologised prostitution". Producer David Evans
Editor Andrew Snell


Unknown: Andrea Dworkin
Unknown: Andrea Dworkin
Producer: David Evans
Editor: Andrew Snell

: Snooker

Grand Prix coverage.

: The Anniversary

Starring Bette Davis I Sheila Hancock
An eccentric widow rules her family with a rod of iron. Director Roy Ward Baker 0 FILMS: pages 45-52


Unknown: Bette Davis
Unknown: Sheila Hancock
Director: Roy Ward Baker

: Weather FILM

About this project

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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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