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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

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

: Kilroy

Robert Kilroy-Silk leads a topical studio debate.


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Hot Chefs

Caribbean cookery with Rosamund Grant.
Today: vegetables in coconut milk with Creole salt cod.
Recipe on Ceefax page 615


Unknown: Rosamund Grant.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Philippa Forrester.
The Patch Stop. * STEREO

: Pinny's House


: Health UK

Around 30 new cases of epilepsy are diagnosed every day - Martyn Lewis and Linda Mitchell find out about the condition, and take a look at today's teenagers to discover how health conscious they are.


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Linda Mitchell

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: No Kidding

With Mike Smith. Quiz show. ●STEREO


Unknown: Mike Smith.

: People Today

Agony uncle Phillip Hodson discusses forbidden love.
With Miriam Stoppard , Mairi Maciver and Adrian Mills.
Including at
12.00 News and Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Phillip Hodson
Unknown: Miriam Stoppard
Unknown: Mairi MacIver
Unknown: Adrian Mills.

: Pebble Mill

Presented by Alan Titchmarsh.


Presented By: Alan Titchmarsh.

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours

Joe returns home and finds his world's turned upside down. Melissa discovers she's been bugged. Sky is missing - has she been kidnapped?

: Going for Gold

Quiz hosted by Henry Kelly.


Unknown: Henry Kelly.

: The Kidnappers

Duncan Macrae
Into their hard-hearted grandfather's Nova Scotia homestead come two orphaned boys whose wish for a pet is granted in an unexpected way.
Director Philip Leacock
●FILMS: pages 47.56


Unknown: Duncan MacRae
Director: Philip Leacock
Jim Mackenzie: Duncan MacRae
Grandma: Jean Anderson
Kirsty Mackenzie: Adrienne Corri
Harry: Jon Whiteley
Davy: Vincent Winter
Willem Bloem: Theodore Bikel
Jan Hooft Sr: Francis de Wolff
Arron McNab: James Sutherland
Andrew McCleod: John Rae
Dominie: Jack Stewart

: Spider

With Andi Peters.


Unknown: Andi Peters.

: Brum

The adventures of a little car who lives in a motor museum.
Narrated by Toyah Willcox.


Unknown: Toyah Willcox.

: Get Your Own Back

Action-packed game show, with Dave Benson Phillips. • STEREO


Unknown: Dave Benson Phillips.

: New Adventures of Mighty Mouse

Cartoon action. (R)

: Dark Season

Six-part sci-fi adventure.
4: It's the end of the century, the end of a whole thousand years. Powerful times. A time for things to be wrong. Written by Russell T Davies

: Newsround

The news for children.

: Blue Peter

With Yvette Fielding, John Leslie and Diane-Louise Jordan. STEREO


Unknown: John Leslie
Unknown: Diane-Louise Jordan.

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Top of the Pops

The UK's top chart show featuring current hits and some pre-chart exclusives.
Presented by Mark Franklin and Elayne Smith. Director Arch Dyson
Producer Stanley Appel ●STEREO
0 MAGAZINE: Number One magazine. available every Wednesday. 65p from newsagents.


Presented By: Mark Franklin
Presented By: Elayne Smith.

: EastEnders

A midnight visitor to the Butchers' may help resolve Pat and Frank's problems - or disrupt them altogether. STEREO

: Schofield's Europe

The fourth of six documentaries in which Phillip Schofield visits some of Europe's greatest cities.
Barcelona. Phillip Schofield meets international opera star Montserrat Caballe, who recorded, with Freddie
Mercury, the hit song named after the city; bestselling crime writer Manuel Vazquez
Montalban; and Miralda, a "conceptual" artist masterminding the improbable marriage of two statues, the Statue of Liberty to
Christopher Columbus.
He takes a crash course in "essential" Spanish over dinner with Dolly, a new-found actress friend; investigates the Spaniards' obsession with gambling; joins an atmospheric mushroom feast with market traders; and has a moonlight encounter with Strel-la, queen of the witches.
Producer Eric Rowan ●STEREO
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ●FEATURE: page 28


Unknown: Phillip Schofield
Unknown: Phillip Schofield
Unknown: Manuel Vazquez
Producer: Eric Rowan

: An Actor's Life for Me

A comedy series written by Paul Mayhew-Archer , from his own Radio 2 series. Starring John Gordon-Sinclair
May the Farce Be with You
Thirty minutes to "curtain up" and Robbie is playing his first
West End lead. But it's nothing to the farce going on backstage. Confusion abounds as Robert's fiancee Sue, his agent
Desmond, and Desmond's wife Marjorie pop into the dressing room to wish him well. Desmond has worse first-night nerves than his client and suddenly leads everyone to believe he is about to become a father at 54 - but who is the mother?
Director/Producer Bryan Izzard STEREO


Written By: Paul Mayhew-Archer
Unknown: John Gordon-Sinclair
Producer: Bryan Izzard
Robert Neilson: John Gordon-Sinclair
Sue Bishop: Gina McKee
Desmond Shaw: Victor Spinetti
Marjorie: Rula Lenska
Stage manager: Phil Willmott

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather Bernard Davey
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888 0 NEWS BY TELEPHONE: dial BBC News between 5.00am and 8.00pm on 0[number removed]; calls are charged at 36p per minute cheap rate, 48p at other times.


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Canned Carrott

Jasper Carrott boldly goes where no man since
James Herriot has gone before, as the ever-willing Wiggy tries his hand as a veterinary surgeon. The changing meaning of words gives Carrott food for thought, while Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis indulge in some boasting. In The Detectives watch for guest appearances by Ruby Wax as a tough New York cop and Tony Blackburn as a ruthless criminal.
Director/Producer Ed Bye
A Celador production for BBCtv STEREO


Unknown: Jasper Carrott
Unknown: James Herriot
Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Tony Blackburn
Producer: Ed Bye

: Crimewatch UK

Nick Ross and Sue Cook present the 75th edition of the programme where viewers help police solve serious crime.
This year, on 1 October, Marion Rilka was brutally stabbed in the hallway of her home in Hove, East Sussex. Detectives have very little evidence and can find no motive for her murder, but a woman living nearby remembers a strange, menacing man she turned away from her door less than an hour before Marion was killed. Detective Chief Inspector Tim O'Connor from Sussex police, is in the studio with the latest news of the investigation. If viewers can help with this and other cases featured, telephone lines are open on [number removed] from 10.00pm until midnight tonight. With Superintendent David Hatcher and Detective Constable Jacqui Hames.
Details on Ceefax page 618


Presenter: Nick Ross
Presenter: Sue Cook
Speaker: Detective Chief Inspector Tim O'Connor
Presenter: Superintendent David Hatcher
Presenter: Detective Constable Jacqui Hames
Studio Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Martin O'Collins

: Question Time

Peter Sissons chairs tonight's programme from London. A panel of guests, including Rt Hon Tony Benn , MP, Labour MEP Christine Crawley ,
Howard Davies , Controller of the Audit Commission and Gillian Shephard , Treasury
Minister, answers questions on the issues of the day. Producer Lea Sellers
Editor Alexandra Henderson
A Brian Lapping production for BBCtv
0 AUDIENCE: if you want to be part of the Question Time audience, write to: [address removed].


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Tony Benn
Unknown: Christine Crawley
Unknown: Howard Davies
Unknown: Gillian Shephard
Editor: Alexandra Henderson

: Crimewatch UK Update

Latest news from the Crimewatch UK studio.

: 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.

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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