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: Ovide

Cartoon adventures of a duck-billed platypus.

: Opposites Attract

Ninth of a 15-part nature series. In the Jungle or Out on the Plain. In the rainforest a butterfly drinks a turtle's tears, and on the plain an elephant enjoys a mud bath. Music and narration by Derek Griffiths. ●STEREO


Unknown: Derek Griffiths.

: TheJetsons

Space-age cartoon fun.

: Chucklevision

Fun with the Chuckle brothers.
Careless Caretakers. Dan the Van has some very impressive new premises, but Paul and Barry aren't far behind. ●STEREO

: Dungeons and Dragons

Cartoon adventures. The children must face their greatest fears.

: Going Live!

Singer Martika and American author Paula Danziger are among this morning's special guests. There's cartoon adventure with The Raccoons and Thundercats, and Peter Simon presents another crazy round of Double Dare. With Phillip Schofield Sarah Greene, Nick Ball and James Hickish. Editor Chris Bellinger
COMPETITION: write to Going Live!, [address removed].
TELEPHONE: call this morning's studio guests on [number removed]


Unknown: Paula Danziger
Unknown: Peter Simon
Unknown: Nick Ball
Unknown: James Hickish.
Editor: Chris Bellinger

: Weather

: Grandstand

Introduced by Steve Rider.
Provisional Timetable
12.20 Football; 12.55 Racing
1.10 News; 1.15 Football
1.25 Racing
1.40 Rugby league/Boxing
2.00 Racing; 2.15 Motor sport
2.50 Rugby league; 3.40 Football
3.50 Rugby league; 4.35 Final Score
Rugby League
Warrington v Leeds
Live coverage of round 1 of the Regal Trophy from Wilderspool Stadium. Warrington overcame tough Yorkshire opponents
Bradford Northern to secure a 12-2 victory in last season's final. Their title defence begins against similiar opposition in the form of Leeds who will be fielding their recently-acquired star player Ellery Hanley.
Commentary by Ray French , John Monie and Alex Murphy.
A look back at the week's vital European Championship qualifying matches. Plus a preview of the first round proper of this season's FA Cup. With two Second Division sides in this round of the draw for the first time, the potential giant killers have an early chance to make a name for themselves.
Motor Sport
Coverage of the highlights of some of the 161 laps and 1,000km of Australia's premier touring car race - the Bathurst.
From Ascot.
1.00 Manicou Handicap Chase (2m)
1.30 Forte Handicap Hurdle (2m)
2.05 H and T Walker Gold Cup Chase (Handicap. 2½m).
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan and Richard Pitman.
The latest news of Frank Bruno 's preparations for his come-back fight next
Wednesday against the Dutchman John Emmen. Producer Martin Hopkins


Introduced By: Steve Rider.
Unknown: Ellery Hanley.
Commentary By: Ray French
Commentary By: John Monie
Commentary By: Alex Murphy.
Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Richard Pitman.
Unknown: Frank Bruno
Unknown: John Emmen.

: News; Weather

: One to Win

Trivia quiz presented by Andrew O'Connor.
Director Bill Morton
Executive producer Stephen Leahy An Action Time production for BBCtv ●STEREO
0 HOME VIEWERGAME: you can play the game by dialling 0[number removed](calls are charged at 30p maximum); rules from BBC Audiocall. London W 1 M 4AA.


Presented By: Andrew O'Connor.
Director: Bill Morton
Producer: Stephen Leahy

: Only Fools and Horses: Sleeping Dogs Lie

John Sullivan's comedy starring David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst.

Del, Rodney and Uncle Albert are consigned to the dog watch.
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)
BBC Book: £8.99 from booksellers.


Writer: John Sullivan
Director: Susan Belbin
Producer: Ray Butt
Del: David Jason
Rodney: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Uncle Albert: Buster Merryfield
Boycie: John Challis
Marlene: Sue Holderness
Dachshund owner: Linda Barr
Receptionist: Debbi Blythe
Vet: John D Collins
Doctor: Brian Jameson

: Bruce Forsyth's Generation Game

Family pairs go for the conveyor belt challenge. With Rosemarie Ford.
Director John Gorman
Producer David Taylor • STEREO
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 0 CONTESTANTS: if you would like to compete, write enclosing an sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Rosemarie Ford.
Director: John Gorman
Producer: David Taylor
Unknown: Wood Lane. London

: Challenge Anneka

Anneka Rice builds a 180ft bridge in four days.
A Mentorn production for BBCtv


Presenter: Anneka Rice
Director: David Cumming
Director: Tom Gutteridge

: Birds of a Feather: Business

Comedy series starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson.

The sisters fall out over Chris's inheritance.
Episode written by Gary Lawson and John Phelps
An Alomo production for BBCtv
(Stereo) (Teletext subtitles: page 888)


Writer: Gary Lawson
Writer: John Phelps
Director/Producer: Nic Phillips
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph
Chris: Peter Polycarpou
Police Constable: Jonathan Stratt
Andy: Andy Linden

: The House of Eliott

The conclusion of the lavish drama set in London during the 1920s, devised by Upstairs, Downstairs creators Eileen
Atkins and Jean Marsh. Starring Stella Gonet Louise Lombard
Beatrice decides to launch their collection two weeks before that of top designer Yolande Hermane , but these actions have untold repercussions on the House of Eliott.
Episode written by Deborah Cook Producer Jeremy Gwilt
Director Jeremy Silberston * STEREO


Unknown: Jean Marsh.
Unknown: Stella Gonet
Unknown: Louise Lombard
Designer: Yolande Hermane
Written By: Deborah Cook
Producer: Jeremy Gwilt
Director: Jeremy Silberston
Beatrice Eliott: Stella Gonet
Evangeline Eliott: Louise Lombard
Lady Lydia Eliott: Barbara Jefford
Jack Maddox: Aden Gillett
Penelope Maddox: Francesca Folan
SirDesmondGillispie: David de Keyser
Victor Stride: Anthony Valentine
Yolande Hermane: Sheila Gish
Robert Adams: Willlam Gaminara
Celia Crawford: Rebecca Charles
Tilly Watkins: Cathymurphy
Madge Howell: Judy Flynn
Betty: Diana Rayworth
Agnes: Victoria Alcock
Chalmers: Kate Paul
Journalist: Chris Stanton
Wickham: Brian Jordan

: News and Sport

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Suzanne Charlton
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Saturday Night Clive

Comic genius Peter Cook joins Clive James in the studio to cast a wry eye over the world's small screens and from them cull the fastest and the funniest television anywhere. James also gives his own unique interpretation of the week's international news, while commentators and celebrity guests beam in by satellite from around the world.
Series producer Beatrice Ballard
Executive producer Richard Drewett


Unknown: Peter Cook
Unknown: Clive James
Producer: Beatrice Ballard
Producer: Richard Drewett

: Match of the Day: the Road to Wembley

Introduced by Desmond Lynam. The long road to FA Cup glory begins. It's the first round proper and the remaining non-league teams line up against the third and fourth divisions. And for the first time since 1924 two second division teams join the fray at this stage: Grimsby Town and Tranmere Rovers, both promoted last year, make up the numbers for the first round. Highlights of the main matches and a roundup of all the significant action and results.
Series producer John Shrewsbury Editor Brian Barwick ●SPORT: page 16


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.

: The Lords of Discipline

A disturbing evocation of institutionalised bigotry from director Franc Roddam. Carolina Military Institute, 1964: a West
Point-style academy where the all-white tradition of harsh discipline and violent humiliation has festered for more than a century. A secret society called "the Ten" ensures that none but the like-minded survive. But this year the Institute has taken on its first black cadet, and maverick senior Will McLean is assigned the dangerous task of keeping him both in the academy - and alive.
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 0 FILMS: pages 55-62


Unknown: Will McLean
Will: David Keith
Bear: Robert Prosky
General Durrell: Gdspradun
Abigail: Barbara Babcock
Alexander: Michael Biehn
Pig: Rick Rossovich
Mark: John Lavachielli
Tradd: Mitchell Lichtenstein
Pearce: Markbreland
Poteete: Malcolm Danare
Macabbee: Judge Reinhold
Commerce: Ed Bishop

: 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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