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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

Inspirational vegetarian food. Today: crisp Napoleon of vegetables in goulash sauce. Recipe on Ceefax page 615

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Philippa Forrester.
At the Tent Stop.

: The Family Ness

Cartoon about monsters.

: Homewise

The latest trends in homecare and decoration presented by Anne Gregg. Including the regular designers' corner and family challenge, plus a dream home explored by Rick Ball. • STEREO


Presented By: Anne Gregg.
Unknown: Rick Ball.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: No Kidding

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


Presented By: Mike Smith
Unknown: Kate Copstick.

: People Today

The Radio Times/Care Bears search for Britain's most caring dad continues.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Pebble Mill

With Alan Titchmarsh.


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours

What is the mystery surrounding Melanie's flat? Jim tries to re-kindle an old flame.
(For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm) STEREO

: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Elizabeth Taylor
Paul Newman
Strained emotions mark the birthday celebration of patriarch Big Daddy in this movie version of Tennessee
Williams's powerful play set in the deep south.
Director Richard Brooks • FILMS: pages 45-52


Unknown: Elizabeth Taylor
Unknown: Paul Newman
Director: Richard Brooks
Maggie: Elizabeth Taylor
Brick: Paul Newman
Big: Daddy Burl Ives
Gooper: Jack Carson
Big Mama: Judith Anderson
Mae: Madeleine Sherwooo

: Lifeline

An appeal on behalf of Thames Reach which provides advice and assistance to homeless people in London.
( Shown qn Sunday at 6.1 5pm) 0 DONATIONS: see page 62

: Children's BBC

With Andi Peters.

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


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andi Peters

: Superbods

This week, Nicola Davies takes a fun look at how we breathe.
With Philip Hawthorn.


Unknown: Nicola Davies
Unknown: Philip Hawthorn.

: Children's BBC: The Legend of Prince Valiant


: Record Breakers

This week's programme includes a monster car-crusher. a pedal-car ride and Sherlock Holmes 's investigation of Britain's oldest motor car. With
Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker. • STEREO


Unknown: Sherlock Holmes
Unknown: Cheryl Baker.

: Newsround

News for children.

: Byker Grove

An 18-part children's drama. 4: Alison gets an unpleasant welcome at home.
(Pan 5 next Tuesday)

: Neighbours

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

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Wogan

Comic actor Robin Williams, star of Dead Poets Society, Awakenings and Good Morning Vietnam, tonight talks to Terry Wogan in New York.
Subjects include nudity in Central Park, streetwise cockroaches and Holy Grails, George Bush's hips and green tights, as well as his latest film, The Fisher King, in which he stars with Jeff Bridges.
Family Entertainment: page 4


Unknown: Robin Williams
Unknown: Terry Wogan

: Harry and the Hendersons

An American comedy series based on the popular film
Bigfoot and the Hendersons. The Father-Son Game
Disappointed in Ernie's lack of enthusiasm for the upcoming "Father-Son" baseball game, George enlists some help. STEREO

: Last of the Summer Wine

Written by Roy Clarke. Starring Bill Owen Peter Sallis
Brian Wilde
Was That Nora Batty Singing? Nora is acting strangely and Compo is worried.
Director/Producer Alan J W Bell STEREO
0 BBC VIDEO: £ 10,99, from retailers.


Written By: Roy Clarke.
Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: Peter Sallis
Unknown: Nora Batty
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Foggy: Brian Wilde
Edit: Thora Hird
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Nora Batty: Kathy Staff
Smiler: Stephen Lewis
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Howard: Rober Tfyfe
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Wesley: Gordon Wharmby
Eli: Danny O'Dea

: The Russ Abbot Show

More madcap comedy including a version of Shakespeare's Hamletphyed by George Formby. Guest Les Dennis. ProducerTudor Davies
Executive producer John Bishop STEREO
0 BBC VIDEO: 10,99, from retailers.


Unknown: George Formby.
Producer: John Bishop

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weekend Weather
Rob McElwee
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Casualty

Making the Break. Jimmy Jewel guest stars as Sid Towers , the habitual drunk who takes a tumble, injures his one good leg and upsets the nurses. The pressures of student nursing take their toll on Kelly who is reaching the end of her tether, while social worker
Trish handles the harrowing case of a boy covered with human bitemarks.
Episode written by Jackie Holborough Producer Geraint Morris Director Jim Hill 0 STEREO


Unknown: Sid Towers
Written By: Jackie Holborough
Producer: Geraint Morris
Director: Jim Hill
Charlie Fairhead: Derek Thompson
Lisa Duffill,: Cathy Shipton
Dr Beth Ramanee: Mamta Kaash
Julian Chapman: Nigelle Vaillant
jimmy Powell: Robson Green
Martin Ashford: Patrick Robinson
Kelly Liddle: Adie Allen
Norma Sullivan: Anne Kristen
Patricia Baynes: Maria Friedman
Josh: Ian Bleasdale
Jane: Caroline Webster
Anthony Reynolds: Nicholas Le Prevost
Susan Reynolds: Liz Brailsford
Antonia Reynolds: Amy Melhuish
Paul: William Armstrong
Sister Margaret: Selina Cadell
Sister joan: Janet Henfrey
Gary Atkinson: Scott Riley
Beverley Atkinson: Sonia Ritter

: Omnibus

Irek Mukhamedov
Russian ballet star Irek
Mukhamedov has been called the Nureyev of his generation. But unlike Nureyev, who had to defect to dance with the Royal Ballet, Mukhamedov made history by simply leaving the Bolshoi in Moscow and taking up a London contract with the Royal. The charismatic Tartar is bringing the flamboyant
Russian tradition to bear on the more restrained English classical tradition. And taking the British stage by storm. Omnibus documents
Mukhamedov's first year at the Royal, and examines how his bravura athleticism has been absorbed into the English tradition. Mukhamedov is filmed in class, in rehearsal, at home with his wife and baby, and dancing in specially shot extracts from Manon, Giselle and Winter Dreams, the ballet recently created for him by Sir Kenneth MacMillan.
Producers Julia Matheson. Jill Evans Senes editor Andrew Snell


Unknown: Kenneth MacMillan.
Producers: Julia Matheson.
Producers: Jill Evans
Editor: Andrew Snell

: What Did You Do in the War Daddy?

Comedy starring James Coburn
During the Italian Campaign of 1943, the war-weary Company C find their spirits rising when they are ordered to capture a small Sicilian town in the midst of an annual wine festival.
From the creators of The Pink
Pantherand The Exorcist.
Producer/Director Blake Edwards • FILMS: pages 45-52


Unknown: James Coburn
Lieutenant Christian: James Coburn
Captain Cash: Dick Shawn
Captain Oppo: Sergio Fantoni
Cina Romano: Giovanna Ralli
Sergrant Rizzo: Aldo Ray
Major Pott: Harry Morgan
General Bolt: Carrol O'Connor
Kastorp: Leon Askin

: Weather

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.

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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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