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: Ceefax Pages

: Faces of Islam

During the month of Ramadan, British
Muslims talk about their faith.

: Breakfast News

6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast
News every quarter hour.

: Kilroy

Topical discussion programme.

: Hot Chefs

Today's dish is white chocolate and hazelnut cheesecake.

: Playdays

With Philippa Forrester.
At the Tent Stop. * STEREO

: Poddington Peas


: No Kidding

With Mike Smith. Last in the series of the family quiz. ● STEREO


Unknown: Mike Smith.

: People Today Special

Her Majesty the Queen will attend the opening service of Britain's first interdenominational church in Milton Keynes.
Including at

: Pebble Mill

Live entertainment magazine. ● STEREO
12.55pm Regional News; Weather

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours

Jim is acting like a silly little boy and Dorothy decides it's time to tell him so. Doug decides to make life tough for Adam.
(For cast see Wednesday. Rptdat 5.35pm) ● STEREO

: Nobody Runs Forever

Thriller starring Rod Taylor
Christopher Plummer Despatched to London to confront a killer, rural Aussie copper Scobie Malone gets caught up in an explosive political situation. Director Ralph Thomas ● FILMS: pages 35-42


Unknown: Rod Taylor
Unknown: Christopher Plummer
Unknown: Scobie Malone
Director: Ralph Thomas

: Bitsal

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


Unknown: Andi Peters.

: Against the Storm

Last in a five-part story told for jackanory by Haluk Bilginer. ● STEREO


Unknown: Haluk Bilginer.

: The Further

Adventures of SuperTed Cartoon adventures.

: Hangar 17

More music and comedy.
There's chart sounds from the Osmond Boys and Airhead.
Juggler Paul Morocco gets to grips with Fruit, and Scott and Virgil, alias the Tracy
Brothers, have a few words to say about Arnie.
With Mickey Hutton. ● STEREO


Unknown: Mickey Hutton.

: Newsround Extra

Tim's Story. Childline, the national telephone helpline for children in trouble or danger is five years old. This drama documentary tells the story of a boy who's been physically abused by his father and looks at what happens when children call Childline.
● CHILDLINE: phone [number removed] (free) CHILDREN: page 11

: Grange Hill

Last in the present series.
It's the day of the fashion show. (For cast see Tuesday) ● STEREO

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart with the latest reports from home and abroad.
Weather John Kettley
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: John Kettley

: Wogan

Pop singer Yazz performs her single One True Woman. ● STEREO

: Harry and the Hendersons

American comedy series. The Retrospective. While preparing for Harry's first birthday party, the Hendersons and their friends reminisce about the wild and crazy times, as well as the tender moments they have experienced during the past year with the Bigfoot.


George: Bruce Davison
Nancy: Molly Cheek
Harry: Dawan Scott
Ernie Henderson: Zachary Bostrom
Sarah Henderson: Carol-Ann Plante
Samantha Glick: Gigi Rice
Walter Potter: David Coburn

: In Sickness and In Health

Johnny Speight 's comedy about a cantankerous OAP starring Warren Mitchell
Alf is still concerned about ill health, but this time it is Mrs Hollingbery 's ailments that worry him. His concern is not born out of tender feelings towards her - rather that her bad leg is a major inconvenience to him. Who's going to cook and clean for him?
Director/Producer Richard Boden ● STEREO


Unknown: Johnny Speight
Unknown: Warren Mitchell
Unknown: Mrs Hollingbery
Alf Garnett: Warren Mitchell
Mrs Hollingbery: Carmel McSharry
Michael: James Ellis
Dr Becker: Philip McGough
Mr Carey: Hugh Lloyd
Mrs Carey: Pat Coombs

: 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
John Kettley
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Educating Rita

Willy Russell 's
I award-winning comedy starring Michael Caine Julie Walters
Rita White is 26 years old, married and a hairdresser. Her husband's main preoccupations are drinking in smoke-filled pubs and trying to get Rita pregnant. She, however, has other ideas. One afternoon she turns up at Frank Bryant 's Open University class demanding to be "educated". And all Frank wants is a quiet life and a bottle of scotch.
Tailor-made performances fromjulie Walters and Michael Caine and outstanding support from a host of British character actors.
Producer/Director Lewis Gilbert
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● FILMS: pages 35-42


Unknown: Willy Russell
Unknown: Michael Caine
Unknown: Julie Walters
Unknown: Rita White
Unknown: Frank Bryant
Unknown: Michael Caine
Director: Lewis Gilbert
Dr Frank Bryant: Michael Caine
Rita: Julie Walters
Brian: Michael Williams
Trish: Maureen Lipman
Julia: Jeananne Crowley
Denny: Malcolm Douglas
Rita's father: Godfrey Quigley
Elaine: Dearbhla Molloy
Bursar: Pat Daly
Collins: Kim Fortune
Tiger: Philip Hurdwood
Lesley: Hilary Reynolds
Price: Jack Walsh

: Second Chance

When they were made redundant two years ago, a group of craftsmen in the Black Country decided to set up their own glassmaking co-op. Now they are learning how to run their own business. Introduced by Mike Harding.
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● FURTHER DETAILS: see panel left.


Introduced By: Mike Harding.

: Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives

First showing on network television.
The infamous mass murderer
Jason Vorhees is dead. Or so it seemed, because now the terrifying masked figure of Jason has risen from the grave and is out for bloody revenge.
Written and directed by Tom McLoughlin * STEREO
0 FILMS: pages 35-42


Directed By: Tom McLoughlin
Tommy Jarvis: Thom Mathews
Megan Garris: Jennifer Cooke
Sheriff Garris: David Kegan
Paula: Kerry Noonan
Sissy: Renee Jones
Cort: Tom Fridley
Jason Voorhees: Cj Graham

: 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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