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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

Today: tagliatelle with rocket. Recipe on Ceefax page 615

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Philippa Forrester.
At the Tent Stop.

: Bunyip

Animated adventures.

: Foodwise

Radio Times writer John Tovey makes a festive meal with a humble turnip and breast of chicken. * FOOD: page 18


Unknown: John Tovey

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: No Kidding

With Mike Smith and Kate Copstick. Family quiz show. • STEREO


Unknown: Mike Smith
Unknown: Kate Copstick.

: People Today

Nigel Dempster delves into the lives of the rich and famous, and politician Matthew Parris takes a weekly look at the people behind the headlines.
Including at
12.00 News and Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Nigel Dempster
Unknown: Matthew Parris

: Pebble Mill

Alan Titchmarsh with music, guests and the odd surprise.


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours

Toby has a confrontation with Dorothy over Bouncer. Jim finally introduces "Cynthia" to his family.
(For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm) • STEREO

: Going for Gold

Quiz with Henry Kelly.


Unknown: Henry Kelly.

: Classified Love

Comedy about three friends at a busy New
York ad agency who decide to market themselves as "lonely hearts". But they just aren't prepared for the response.
Producer/Director Don Taylor
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 • FILMS: pages 49-56


Pete Newly: Michael McKean
KateHarris: Stephanie Faracy
Theresa Leonetti: Dinah Manoff
Greg Madison: Franc Luz
Grandma: Paula Trueman
Rose: Chevi Colton
Howie: Matt Craven

: Pingu

Animated lovable penguin.
BBC video: Pingu - Barrel of Fun, £7.99, from retailers.

: Superbods

A humorous look at the human body. Today: blood.

: The Legend of Prince Valiant


: Record Breakers

Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker celebrate the programme's
20th anniversary in spectacular style. Super-strongman Russ Bradley pulls a train, mega-maestro Andrew Lloyd Webber takes a master class, while Michael Praed gives the first television preview of his new role in Aspects of Love. With a special anniversary appearance by Bruce Forsyth. • STEREO
0 CHILDREN: page 8


Unknown: Cheryl Baker
Unknown: Russ Bradley
Unknown: Andrew Lloyd
Unknown: Michael Praed
Unknown: Bruce Forsyth.

: Newsround

News for children.

: Byker Grove

An 18-part children's drama. 1 6 : Jemma receives unwelcome advice.

: Neighbours

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

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Wogan

Entertainment and chat.

: Tomorrow's World

Sweden has no oil or gas reserves. But a professor's controversial theory has led the Swedes to drill for oil and gas where most geologists say there should be none.
Also this week, the technology that could find its way into our homes over Christmas.
Producer Martin Mortimore Editor Dana Purvis • STEREO
0 INFORMATION LINE: 0[number removed].
Calls cost 36p per minute cheap rate, 48p at all other times.


Producer: Martin Mortimore
Editor: Dana Purvis

: Hearts of Gold

Comedian Frankie Howerd has a jumbo surprise in the second of three special programmes starring unsung heroes and heroines with tales of kindness and courage. Presented by Esther Rantzen with Michael Groth
and Joy Aldridge. Director Phil Chilvers
Series producer Jane Elsdon-Dew . TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Unknown: Frankie Howerd
Presented By: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Michael Groth
Unknown: Joy Aldridge.
Director: Phil Chilvers
Producer: Jane Elsdon-Dew

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weekend Weather
Bernard Davey
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Casualty

Allegiance. Rex Cadell , an ageing rock guitarist (played by Brian Hibbard , Chunky from Making Out) is taken into Holby City Hospital after injuring his hand. A newspaper scandal has painful repercussions for an MP's family.
Episode written by David Richard-Fox Producer Geraint Morris Director Alan Wareing • STEREO
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 0 DRAMA: page 4


Unknown: Rex Cadell
Played By: Brian Hibbard
Written By: David Richard-Fox
Charlie Fairhead: Derek Thompson
LisaDuffin: Cathy Shipton
BethRamanee: Mamta Kaash
Julian Chapman: Nigelle Vaillant
Jimmy Powe/l: Robson Green
Martin Ashford: Patrick Robinson
Sandra Nicholl: Maureen Beattie
Patricia Baynes: Maria Friedman
NormaSullivan: Anne Kristen
Josh: Ian Bleasdale
Jane: Caroline Webster
Leslie Smith: Frank Windsor
Dan Woods: Petercopley
Helen Ferris: Christine Kavanagh
John Ferris: Simon Shepherd
Amanda Ferris: Alexandra Milman
Gary Tate: Gary Olsen
Julia: Gabrielle Cowburn
Elaine: Wendy Morgan
OluAjayi: Louis Mahoney
Keith Scott: Anthony Allen
SueVarley: Emma Piper
Stephen Varley: Bill Latham

: Omnibus

The Prince of Paisley Park
Prince is the legendary genius of contemporary pop music. His talents as a prolific songwriter, musician, record producer and dynamic live performer have been acknowledged by fans, critics and contemporaries worldwide. Tonight's Omnibus was filmed in Minneapolis and at Prince's own Paisley Park studios. The programme includes exclusive footage, never seen before, of Prince in rehearsals, performing at special after-concert parties and benefits, and provides an insight into the working methods of a unique talent. Producer Bob Portway
Series editor Andrew Snell
• MUSIC AND ARTS: page 10


Producer: Bob Portway
Editor: Andrew Snell

: Tennis

The Grand Slam Cup from the Olympiahalle, Munich. The last two quarter-finals are played tonight. Commentary by Dan Maskell , John Barrett and Mark Cox. With Barry Davies.


Commentary By: Dan Maskell
Commentary By: John Barrett
Commentary By: Mark Cox.
Unknown: Barry Davies.

: 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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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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