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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast
News every quarter hour.

: Kilroy

Topical discussion programme.

: Hot Chefs

Today's dish is prawns with spicy south-east Asian pesto.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: -10.35am Playdays

With Andi Peters.
At the Tent Stop.


Unknown: Andi Peters.

: Bump

Elephant animation.

: Young People Today

Magazine for teenagers.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Travel Show Extra

Today: the Lincolnshire Wolds, Roquetas de Mar in southern Spain, and the Giant's
Causeway in Northern Ireland. Plus a report from Matthew Collins disguised as a foreign tourist in Britain, and Penny Junor with a "warts and all" guide to holiday destinations.


Unknown: Matthew Collins
Unknown: Penny Junor

: People Today

Including the last of the week's hospital reports from Miriam Stoppard in Bristol.
Including at
12.00 News and Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Miriam Stoppard

: Pebble Mill

Live entertainment magazine presented by Alan Titchmarsh. * STEREO


Presented By: Alan Titchmarsh.

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours

Who will win the bravery awards? Toby accuses Joe of loving Sky more than him.
(For cast see Monday. Rptdat 5.35pm) STEREO

: Phar Lap

Australia, 1928: as a I racehorse, Phar Lap seems a born loser. However, a trainer and young groom have faith in him - and so begins an extraordinary true story.
Director Simon Wincer ● FILMS: pages 33-38


Director: Simon Wincer
Tommy Woodcock: Tom Burlinson
Harry Telford: Martin Vaughan
Dave Davis: Ron Leibman
BeaDavis: Judy Morris
ViTelford: Celia de Burgh
LachlanMcKinnon: Vincent Ball

: Bitsa!

With Andi Peters.
Recycling household junk. Today: bits of legends. ● STEREO


Unknown: Andi Peters.

: The Princess Watch

The second of a two-part story told for Jackanory by actress Cathy Tyson.


Unknown: Cathy Tyson.

: The Further Adventures of SuperTed

Cartoon adventures.

: Take Two

Sarah Greene presents the show which lets you speak directly to the programme-makers. This month's in-depth report looks at sports coverage and a day in the life "Broom Cupboard", with Andi Peters and Edd the Duck.
Letters: write to Take Two, BBCtv, [address removed]


Presenter: Sarah Greene
Guest: Andi Peters

: Newsround Extra

The Ivory War. The future of the African elephant hangs in the balance, as the 1989 ivory trading ban comes up for renewal next week.
Terry Baddoo reports from Kenya on the effect of the ban.


Unknown: Terry Baddoo

: Grange Hill

No one knows how to tell
Justine what's happened. (For cast see Tuesday) ● STEREO

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather Peter Cockroft
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.

: Wogan with Gloria Hunniford

Among the studio guests this evening are chart-topping group Wet Wet Wet, who perform their latest single More Than Love.


: Harry and the Hendersons

American comedy series.
Harry and the Cheerleaders Three members of the Dallas
Cowboys cheerleading squad visit the area in search of a new mascot, and Ernie is upset that Harry might be "discovered".


George: Bruce Davison
Nancy: Molly Cheek
Harry: Kevin Peter Hall
Ernie Henderson: Zachary Bostrom
Sarah Henderson: Carol-Ann Plante
SamanthaGlick: Gigi Rice
Walter Potter: David Coburn

: In Sickness and In Health

Johnny Speight 's comedy about a cantankerous OAP starring Warren Mitchell
Alf decides to become one of Mrs Thatcher 's entrepreneurs. He enlists Michael's support in a car-parking scheme on match day and follows
Norman Tebbit 's advice by getting on his wheelchair to do a paper round. This takes him to the home of one of his team's favourite players, but not through the front door.
Director/Producer Richard Boden


Unknown: Johnny Speight
Unknown: Warren Mitchell
Unknown: Mrs Thatcher
Unknown: Norman Tebbit
Producer: Richard Boden
Alf Garnett: Warren Mitchell
MrsHollingbery: Carmel McSharry
Michael: James Ellis
Fred Johnson: Ken Campbell
Mr Carey: Hugh Lloyd
MrsCarey: Pat Coombs
Milkman: Harry Fowler

: Caught in the Act

The home video show which features on-camera catastrophes from the UK and abroad.
With Shane Richie.
Director Royston Mayoh Producer Helen McMurray
An Action Time production for BBCtv • STEREO


Unknown: Shane Richie.
Director: Royston Mayoh
Producer: Helen McMurray

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weekend Weather
Peter Cockroft
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Love Hurts

A drama series created by Laurence Marks and Maurice
Gran, and starring Adam Faith
Zoe Wanamaker
Jane Lapotaire
Who's Sorry Now ? Tessa is not exactly surrounded by perfect marriages - her parents are together in name only and Diane and Simon are going through a bad patch. Frank, however, feels optimistic after his brother's wedding, and decides it's time to discuss the future.
Episode written by Alan Clews Producer Guy Slater
Director Roger Samford
An Alomo production for BBCtv • STEREO


Unknown: Adam Faith
Unknown: Zoe Wanamaker
Unknown: Jane Lapotaire
Written By: Alan Clews
Producer: Guy Slater
Director: Roger Samford
Unknown: An Alomo
Frank Carver: Adam Faith
Tessa Piggott: Zoe Wanamaker
Diane Warburg: Jane Lapotaire
Max Taplow: Tony Selby
Mrs Piggott: Hilary Mason
Dr Piggott: Richard Pearson
Simon Friedman: David Horovitch
Jade Carver: Robin Weaver
SamCarver: John Bardon
Jackie Carver: Jo Rowbottom
Uncle Tommy: Ronald Nunnery
Gloria Watkins: Maureen Sweeney
Ghita Harthill: Shiree Nshah
Ronnie Wheelan: Paul Geoffrey
Deirdre de Groot: Cherith Mellor
Alex Friedman: Carl Morris
Anthony Friedman: Ben Fisher
Jonathan Friedman: Laurence Amias

: St Elmo's Fire

Emilio Estevez
Rob Lowe
After graduation, seven close friends must leave the "safe" world of high school and confront the realities of life in the 80s. The conflicting pressures of love, drugs, money and the threat of rejection each have differing and unexpected effects. This strong drama features a remarkable ensemble of today's young stars and includes John Parr 's hit title song.
Director Joel Schumacher
TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● FILMS: pages 33-38


Unknown: Emilio Estevez
Unknown: Rob Lowe
Unknown: John Parr
Director: Joel SchumacHer
Kirbo: Emilio Estevez
Billy: Rob Lowe
Kevin: Andrew McCarthy
Jules: Demi Moore
Alex: Judd Nelson
Leslie: Ally Sheedy
Wendy: Mare Winningham
Mr Beamish: Martin Balsam
DaleBiberman: Andie MacDowell
Mrs Beamish: Joyce van Patten

: Mitchell

Joe Don Baker
Martin Balsam
When a rich lawyer murders an unarmed burglar and fakes self-defence, he reckons without the tough and unorthodox methods of Detective Mitchell.
Screenplay Ian Kennedy Martin Director Andrew V McLaglen ● FILMS: pages 33.38


Unknown: Joe Don Baker
Unknown: Martin Balsam
Mitchell JOE: Don Baker
James Arthur Cummins: Martin Balsam
Walter Deaney: John Saxon
Greta: Linda Evans
Salvatore Mistretta: Morgan Paull
TonyGallano: Harold Jstone
Chief Albert Pallin: Robert Phillips
Detective Aldridge: Buck Young

: 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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