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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

Starting with 6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast News headlines or summaries every quarterhour.

: Election Call


: Playdays

With Philippa Forrester.
The Patch Stop.

: The Family Ness

Animated adventures.

: Gibberish

Celebrity word game hosted by Kenny Everett.


Unknown: Kenny Everett.

: Beautywise

The Body Beautiful. Exclusive salon treatments, the battle against cellulite, and make-up for eyes and lips. With Liz Earle and Karen Krizanovich.


Unknown: Liz Earle
Unknown: Karen Krizanovich.

: People Today

Tim Grundy looks through a celebrity's wardrobe, and in Stories of Courage people relate their personal stories of human interest.
Including at
12.00 News and Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Tim Grundy

: Pebble Mill

In the studio today, pop star
Yazz performs her latest single. ●STEREO

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours

Madge has to visit the doctor about her throat and she believes it could be serious.
Caroline meets a new man.

: Turnabout

With Rob Curling. Today's words are Tim and Car.
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: Erebus: the Aftermath

First showing on I network television for this two-part drama tracing the controversy surrounding one of the world's worst air disasters.
Starring Frank Finlay
On 29 November 1979 an Air
New Zealand DC 1 flew straight into a mountain killing all 257 people on board. A
Royal Commission, headed by Mr Justice Mahon , was set up to investigate the disaster and the events that followed caused a furore in New Zealand.
Director Peter Sharp
(Part 2 tomorrow at 1.50pm) ●FILMS: pages 37-42


Unknown: Frank Finlay
Unknown: Mr Justice Mahon
Director: Peter Sharp
Justice Peter Mahon: Frank Finlay
Morrie Davis: Ian Mune
Maria Collins: Helen Moulder
lan Gemmell: David Cole
Kathryn Collins: Kim Buchanan
Elizabeth Collins: Jennifer Duke

: Melvin and Maureen's Music-a-Grams

With Andi Peters.
Musical series. Melvin and Maureen try to become musical clowns. With Sophie Aldred and Matthew Devitt.
Written by Simon Davies ●STEREO


Unknown: Andi Peters.
Unknown: Sophie Aldred
Unknown: Matthew Devitt.
Written By: Simon Davies

: Delilah and the Dogspell

The last in a three-part story by Jenny Nimmo told for Jackanory by Sandi Toksvig. ●STEREO


Story By: Jenny Nimmo
Unknown: Sandi Toksvig.

: The Further

Adventures of SuperTed Cartoon action.

: Dizzy Heights

Comedy drama set in a hotel.
Do Mick and Alan stand a chance with their new theme weekends?
Written by Robin Kingsland


Written By: Robin Kingsland

: Newsround

The news for children.

: Blue Peter

With Yvette Fielding,
John Leslie and Diane-Louise Jordan. 0 STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888


Unknown: John Leslie
Unknown: Diane-Louise Jordan.

: Neighbours

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

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey.
Weather Suzanne Charlton
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Top of the Pops

The weekly chart show featuring the best of today's music, with Mark Franklin and Claudia Simon.
Director Arch Dyson
Producer Stanley Appel ●STEREO


Unknown: Mark Franklin
Unknown: Claudia Simon.

: EastEnders

Mark makes a decision about his future which proves unpopular with Pauline. Could Gill be the one to change his mind? Sam and Ricky are in for a shock at the squat. (For cast see Tuesday) ●STEREO

: Last of the Summer Wine

Roy Clarke 's gentle comedy series starring Bill Owen , Peter Sallis , Brian Wilde Give Us a Lift. When Compo becomes convinced that the hills are getting steeper Foggy has an idea to bring the pleasure back into climbing them - but it's a method that seems to work better in the Alps.
Director/Producer Alan J W Bell ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
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Unknown: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: Peter Sallis
Unknown: Brian Wilde
Producer: Alan J W Bell
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Foggy: Brian Wilde
Edie: Thora Hird
/vy: Jane Freeman
Nora: Kathy Staff
Smiler: Stephen Lewis
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Glenda: Sarah Thomas
Wesley: Gordon Wharmby
Eli: Danny Odea
Policeman: Tony Capstick

: Us Girls

Family comedy series by Lisselle Kayla.
Grandad is proud of Bev, who has received a nomination for a writing award, and Aisha, who's won a toy for top grades at school. But Grandma is convinced that she's left a winning lottery ticket in the pocket of a dressing gown that's in the washing machine.
Director/Producer David Askey


Unknown: Lisselle Kayla.
Producer: David Askey
Bev: Joanne Campbell
Grandma: Mona Hammond
Aisha: Marlaine Gordon
Grandad: Aluster Bain
Catherine: Kerry Potter
Gail: Dona Croll
George: Paul Besterman

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather Suzanne Charlton
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Party Election Broadcast

By the Liberal Democrats

: Porridge

Another chance to see the first of the classic comedy by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais.
Ronnie Barker
New Faces, Old Hands. On his first day at Slade Prison, Fletch gets acquainted with his cell-mates, Godber and Heslop, and two of the prison officers. As an old lag, he already knows the score, and a bit of information about the governor's hobby - keeping tropical fish - is soon used to Fletch's benefit.
Producer Sydney Lotterby


Comedy By: Dick Clement
Comedy By: Ian La Frenais.
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Fletcher: Ronnie Barker
MrBarrowclougk: Brian Wilde
Mr Mackay: Fulton MacKay
Godber: Richard Beckinsale
Heslop: Brian Glover
Medical officer: John Bennett
Governor: Michael Barrington

: The Full Wax

Comedian Jennifer Saunders and actress Teri Garr join Ruby Wax in the studio, along with Julian Litton , an expert in death. Taffy Turner turns into a go-go dancer in her Inside
America report, and Ruby Wax turns into Anneka Rice to organise a party for the residents of an old people's home. Everything seems to be going well, until Esther Rantzen arrives.
Director Ed Bye
Executive producer Janet Street-Porter


Unknown: Jennifer Saunders
Unknown: Teri Garr
Unknown: Julian Litton
Unknown: Anneka Rice
Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Producer: Janet Street-Porter

: Question Time

This special campaign edition comes from Birmingham, one of the key electoral regions. The panellists are Norman Lamont (Conservative), Roy Hattersley (Labour), Simon Hughes (Liberal
Democrat) and John Taylor (Ulster Unionist). Peter Sissons is in the chair.
Producer Lea Sellers
Editor Alexandra Henderson
A Brian Lapping production for BBCtv
* AUDIENCE: if you would like to be part of the Question Time audience, write to: [address removed]


Unknown: Norman Lamont
Unknown: Roy Hattersley
Unknown: Simon Hughes
Unknown: John Taylor
Unknown: Peter Sissons
Editor: Alexandra Henderson
Unknown: Randolph Street

: Hustings

Late-night reprise of the day's main speeches.

: Weather

: Faces of Islam

Third of four programmes for Ramadan in which British
Muslims talk about the way faith shapes their lives. Producer Hugh Faupel Editor Helen Alexander


Producer: Hugh Faupel
Editor: Helen Alexander

: The Way Ahead

With signing and subtitles.
●INFORMATION PACK: see page 54

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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.

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