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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

Starting with 6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast
News every quarter hour.

: Bravestarr


: Activ-8

High-energy sport and leisure programme.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

...But First This
With Philippa Forrester and Toby Anstis.
The Dot Stop.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Dear John: USA

American comedy, starring Judd Hirsch
Some Nights to Remember
Hearing that a local restaurant, Ernie's Lamplight, is closing, members of the One-Two-One club recall the times they have spent there.


Unknown: Judd Hirsch

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Cricket

Live coverage of one of today's Benson and Hedges quarter finals in the 55-overs-per-side competition. Commentary by Richie Benaud , Ray Illingworth and Jack Bannister. Introduced by Tony Lewis.
Television presentation Alan Griffiths Executive producer Keith Mackenzie (Further coverage at 1.50pm) • STEREO
Including at
12.00 News and Regional News; Weather


Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Ray Illingworth
Commentary By: Jack Bannister.
Introduced By: Tony Lewis.
Unknown: Alan Griffiths
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888

: Neighbours


: Cricket

Further live coverage from one of today's quarter finals. (Coverage continues on BBC2) ● STEREO

: Wild Bunch

With Andi Peters.
Wildlife series. Animals have lots of ways of protecting themselves from enemies.
Lobsters are covered in body armour, and after a quick glance at a stump-tailed skink you can't tell which end is the head and which the tail! Also, there are fire-bellied toads which flash a "go away" signal to enemies by displaying fiery coloured stomachs. Plus the WildBunch pet spot, which this week features a tortoise. With
Janice Acquah and Mark Evans. e STEREO
● NATURE: page 9


Unknown: Andi Peters.
Unknown: Janice Acquah
Unknown: Mark Evans.

: Pigsty

A Healthy Mind in a Pig
P T Brown arrives with some unpleasant surprises for the overweight pigs.

: Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Fantasy animation series. e STEREO

: The Movie Game

Film and video quiz. Presented by Jonathon Morris.
(Stereo) (Teletext Subtitles p.888)


Presenter: Jonathon Morris

: Newsround

News for children.

: Clowning Around

Sim has spent most of his life in a children's home. His one ambition in life is to become a clown and, when he goes to live with his new foster parents, his dream looks like turning into reality.

(Stereo) (Teletext Subtitles p.888)


Sim: Clayton Williamson
Anatole: Jean-Michel Dagory
Jack: Ernie Dingo
Neville Rathnow: Van Johnson
Skipper Crealey: Steve Jodrell
Una Crealey: Annie Byron
Linda Crealey: Rebecca Smart
Sarah Gunner: Noni Hazlehurst
Miss Gabhurst: Jill Perryman
Fyodor: George Shevtsov
Lily: Rathnow Nellfeeney

: Neighbours

Dorothy has to go to hospital for tests and it could be serious.
Melanie has been left something in her grandfather's will. The Henson deal does not look very good for Caroline.

: Six O'Clock News

With John Humphrys and Andrew Harvey.
Weather Ian McCaskill
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page888 • NEWS BY TELEPHONE: BBC News can be heard between 5.00am and 8.00pm by dialling 0[number removed]. Calls are charged at 36p perminute cheap rate. 48p at all other times.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Wogan

Conversation and entertainment live from
Television Centre.

: Tomorrow's World

Live reports on what's new in science and technology.
A demonstration on how to change a wheel, but not just any wheel. This one weighs four and a half tonnes, stands more than three metres tall and comes from a dumper truck big enough to carry eight double-decker buses. Yet when it gets a puncture, fitting the spare is just a one-person job.
Plus, from France, the thought that farmers could become the new oil barons. Faced with a food mountain and over-production that costs
Europe billions of pounds every year, farmers have found a new green use for the familiar yellow crop that carpets the countryside - they are turning rape-seed oil into diesel fuel.
Could it mean that the exhaust fumes of the future will smell like freshly fried food? With Howard Stableford, Judith Hann , Kate Bellingham and Carmen Pryce. Producer Richard Dale Editor Dana Purvis
● INFORMATION LINE: 089 1 -[number removed]


Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Kate Bellingham
Unknown: Carmen Pryce.
Producer: Richard Dale
Editor: Dana Purvis

: Lovejoy

Another chance to see the second series about the roguish antiques dealer, starring Ian McShane
Bin Diving. After Lovejoy has valued the contents of an elderly widow's house, it is burgled. When he is offered one of the stolen items, a gun case minus the guns, he sets a trap to catch the thieves.
Episode written by Terry Hodgkinson Producer Richard Everitt Director Baz Taylor


Unknown: Ian McShane
Written By: Terry Hodgkinson
Producer: Richard Everitt
Director: Baz Taylor
Lovejoy: Ian McShane
Lady Jane: Phyllis Logan
Eric Catchpole: Chris Jury
Brian: Nun Warrenclarke
MrsJaglom: Brenda Bruce
DS Bentley: Neil Dudgeon
DC Hubbard: James Sowers
Madge: Harriet Reynolds
Alistair: Edward Rawle-Hicks
Del: Steve Ismay
Ray: Graham Chin

: Points of View

Anne Robinson with more of your opinions on BBCtv programmes. Producer Bernard Newnham. ● STEREO
0 WRITE TO: Points of View. BBCtv
Centre, London, W 1 2 7RJ; or you can telephone on 08 1 -[number removed]. 0 RADIO TIMES LETTERS: page 113


Unknown: Anne Robinson
Producer: Bernard Newnham.

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Inside Story

The investigative documentary series.
Welcome to Hell. Just when majority rule is in sight, South Africa's black townships are in despair. Murders, rapes, broken families and abandoned babies are at record levels, and nowhere is the crisis greater than in Soweto, where the rebellion against apartheid began. This film focuses on the sprawling township's hospital, which every night is packed with the broken, bleeding bodies from another day's violence. Against all the odds, the hospital staff struggle to save the victims of a community at war with itself. More than
100 victims of assault arrive in the casualty department every night. Bernard Rabinowitz , a surgeon at the vast Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto, says: "We get 3,500 to 5,550 stabbed chests and 5,000 to 7,000 bad head injuries - every year." And now, adding to this suffering, is an increasing Aids problem. Producer Mike Dutfield
Executive producer Paul Hamann
A Barraclough Carey production for BBCtv ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Unknown: Bernard Rabinowitz
Producer: Mike Dutfield
Producer: Paul Hamann

: The Last Innocent Man

First showing on network television for this suspense drama, based on the novel by defence attorney Philip M Margolin.
Starring Ed Harris * David Suchet
For too long, lawyer
Harry Nash has been defending guilty killers and helping set them free. When a provocative young woman begins a passionate affair with him he is unprepared for what follows - a request to defend her estranged husband accused of brutal murder.
Director Roger Spottiswoode ● STEREO
● FILMS: pages 49-56


Unknown: Philip M Margolin.
Unknown: Ed Harris
Unknown: David Suchet
Unknown: Harry Nash
Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Harry Nash: Ed Harris
Jonathan: Gault Davidsuchet
Jenny Stafford: Roxanne Hart
Bruce Mason: Bruce McGill
Phillip Stafford: Darrell Larson
Monica Powers: Rose Gregorio
DJ Johnson: Clarence Williams Iii

: Cricket

Tony Lewis introduces highlights from one of today's quarter-final matches in the Benson and Hedges Cup. • STEREO


Introduces: Tony Lewis

: Weather

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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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