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: The Pennine Challenge

Second of four programmes in which four young people are challenged to walk along the Pennine Way.

: In Touch with Healing

In the last of the series,
Mike Wooldridge tries to find out if there is a scientific explanation for healing.


Unknown: Mike Wooldridge

: This Is the Day

The Most Rev and Rt Hon John Habgood , Archbishop of York, preaches on "making yourself available to God"


Unknown: John Habgood

: See Hear!

The magazine programme for the deaf community. Presented by Maureen Denmark and Clive Mason. With signing and subtitles.


Presented By: Maureen Denmark
Presented By: Clive Mason.

: DeutschDirekt!

Sixth part of a 20-part series for beginners in German.
0BBC SUPPORT MATERIAL: book£7.99, tutor's notes L3.95, three audio cassettes £6.99 each, workbook£4.99, available from booksellers and retailers.

: Fast Feasts

Today's quick-to-make dish from the last series of Bazaaris
Italian tuna pasta. With Nerys Hughes and Clare Connery.


Unknown: Nerys Hughes
Unknown: Clare Connery.

: The Training Hour

A series designed to encourage further education and training.
The first of three programmes about equal opportunities.
Make It Fair. There is widespread racial discrimination in employment, despite equal opportunities policies. How can employers recruit staff fairly? 0 SUPPORT MATERIALS: an equal opportunities handbook, £5.00, and trainers notes. £5.00. available from [address removed].
● VIDEO: for details phone [number removed].

: Skillshop

News and advice on jobs and training. With Paul Heiney and Juliet Alexander.
● ADVICE LINE: ring 0[number removed](calls are free).
0 BOOKLET: send an sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Paul Heiney
Unknown: Juliet Alexander.

: Through the Looking Glass

Thirdof a six-part series about the social history of dress.
Health and Beauty off the Peg The influence of Hollywood on fashion in the 1920s and 30s. ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
● BBC SUPPORT MATERIAL: for education pack send cheque or PO for £1.75
(inc p and p) to [address removed]
● BBC BOOK: £9.99, from booksellers.

: Country File

John Craven with the latest countryside stories.
Plus at 12.55 the weather for the week ahead.


Unknown: John Craven

: News

Followed by On the Record
How far can Michael Heseltine influence the future course of the Conservative party?
John Rentoul reports. With Jonathan Dimbleby and John Cole.


Unknown: Michael Heseltine
Unknown: John Rentoul
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: John Cole.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Grant embarks on a new "deal" as soon as he and Sharon return from holiday.
(Teletext Subtitles: page 888)

: Snooker

The seedings anticipate Jimmy White v Tony Knowles and Mike Hallett v Dean Reynolds. David Vine presents the key frames from the afternoon session.


Unknown: Tony Knowles
Unknown: Mike Hallett
Unknown: David Vine

: The Clothes Show

The Dress of the Year is unveiled; there's music for percussion and embroidery machines; plus the masculine tailored look for women, the latest underwear for youngsters and the search is on for contenders for The
Clothes Show New Business
Award. With Jeff Banks , Selina Scott and Caryn Franklin.


Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Caryn Franklin.

: Merlin of the Crystal Cave

A six-part drama serial.
2:TheFlight. Young Merlin meets the wise old hermit who will alter the whole course of his life.
Written by Steve Bescoby
Producers Hilary Bevan Jones. Shaun Sutton Director Michael Darlow
A Noel Gay production for BBCtv ● STEREO
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 0 CHILDREN: page 16


Written By: Steve Bescoby
Producers: Hilary Bevan Jones.
Producers: Shaun Sutton
Director: Michael Darlow
Merlin: George Winter
Ralf: Trevor Peacock
Galapas: Don Henderson
Merlin as a child: Thomas Lambert
Cerdic: Mark Williams
Merlin asaboy: Jody David

: Tomorrow - the World

Developing self-confidence.
Asking for It. How to be confident in explaining what you want.
Producers Anne O'Dwyer. Julian Stenhouse fSee also Monday 10.40am Radio 5) ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
● SUPPORT MATERIAL: send an sae for a free booklet to Tomorrow - the World, [address removed]
0 BBC BOOK: Assertiveness: the Right to Be You, £3. 99, from booksellers.


Producers: Anne O'Dwyer.
Producers: Julian Stenhouse

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Songs of Praise

Pam Rhodes visits a "Fellowship Week" at Skegness and travels around Britain to discover the role of the Salvation Army today. Hymns: Thine Be the Glory
(Maccabaeus); To God Be the Glory; God's Love Is Sufficient;
0 for a Thousand Tongues to Sing (Grimsby); When I Survey the Wondrous Cross (Rockingham); How Much More; I'll Go in the Strength of the Lord. Producer Noel Vincent
Editor Roger Hutchings


Unknown: Pam Rhodes
Producer: Noel Vincent
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: You Rang, M'Lord?

The comedy series by Jimmy Perry and David Croft.
Mrs Lipton's Nasty Turn. Ivy finds out the truth about Alf 's orphans and Miss Cissy decides to go into politics.
Director Roy Gould Producer David Croft e STEREO


Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Unknown: David Croft.
Director: Roy Gould
Producer: David Croft
Alf Stokes: Paul Shane
James Twelvetrees: Jeffrey Holland
IvyTeasdale: Su Pollard
LordMeldrum: Donald Hewlett
Honourable Teddy: Michael Knowles
PC Wilson: Bill Pertwee
Mrs Lipton: Brenda Cowling
Cissy: Catherine Rabett

: Trainer

Last in the drama series.
No Way to Treat a Lady. Mike prepares Dangerous Lady for her big race. Featuring ex-Monkee Davy Jones.
Episode written by Christopher Green Producer Gerard Glaister
Director Tristan de Vere Cole ● STEREO


Unknown: Davy Jones.
Written By: Christopher Green
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Director: Tristan de Vere Cole
John Grey: David McCallum
Rachel Ware: Susannah York
James Brant: Nigel Davenport
Mike Hardy: Mark Greenstreet
Steve Moorcroft: Davy Jones
Joe Hogan: Des McAleer
Frances Ross: Nicola King
Jack Ross: Ken Farrington
Kath Brant: Sarah Atkinson
Nick Peters: Floyd Bevan

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Weather John Kettley
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Ashenden

Second in the four-part adaptation of Somerset
Maugham's stylish First World War espionage stories, starring Alex Jennings , Joss Ackland Ian Bannen , Alan Bennett Anna Carteret
The Traitor. Based in Geneva, Ashenden is now accepted as a fully fledged agent, using his writing activities as a cover while running his network of spies. But there are complications when he gets caught up in the rivalry between his employers and one of his most valuable agents is brutally killed.
Screenplay David Pirie Producer Joe Knatchbull
Director Christopher Morahan A Kelso production for BBCtv ● STEREO


Unknown: Alex Jennings
Unknown: Joss Ackland
Unknown: Ian Bannen
Unknown: Alan Bennett
Unknown: Anna Carteret
Unknown: David Pirie
Producer: Joe Knatchbull
Director: Christopher Morahan
John Ashenden: Alex Jennings
Cumming: Joss Ackland
R: Ian Bannen
Grantly Caypor: Alan Bennett
Anna Caypor: Anna Carteret
Andrew Lehman: Jason Isaacs
Baroness von Higgins: Hilary Drake
Gomez: Christopher Baines

: Everyman

Return of the series exploring issues of conflict, ethics and belief. Do Men Hate Women?
In her time with the Metropolitan Police, Detective Inspector Carol Bristow has seen many women who have been raped, battered and murdered and has dealt with countless others who have been attacked just because they are women. It seems that some men at least are misogynists. Everyman unravels a cultural detective story to discover the background to this hatred of women. Clues come from surprising quarters: the Church, the National
Gallery, a local newsagent. DI Bristow investigates the web of images and attitudes which lie deep in the minds of even the newest of new men.
Producer David Willcock
Editor John Blake


Unknown: Carol Bristow
Unknown: Di Bristow
Producer: David Willcock
Editor: John Blake

: Snooker

UK Championship from Preston's Guild Hall. David Vine introduces highlights of today's matches.


Introduces: David Vine

: Birthrights: 1: Who's Batting for Britain?

Four films on culture and identity viewed from a black perspective.
Norman Tebbit's criticism of British Asians for supporting Indian and Pakistani Test cricket teams provoked a storm of protest from Britain's black communities. Eighteen months later, it still raises deep questions about what being British really means.
A Lloyd Gardner production for BBCtv


Director: Salim Salam
Executive Producer: Chris Lent

: pmMahabharat

(In Hindi with English subtitles. Shown yesterday at 2.45pm on BBC2)

: 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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