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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

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

: Perfect Strangers: All the News that Fits

American comedy series.
When Larry lands a new job at the Chicago Chronicle, Balki begins missing his cousin.

: Today's Gourmet

Jacques Pepin prepares hot shrimps on spinach, followed by grilled savoury lamb chops accompanied by curried bulgar with currants, rounded off by salpicon of pineapple.


Unknown: Jacques Pepin

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Children's BBC

With Toby Anstis.

Playdays: The Dot Stop


Presenter (Children's BBC): Toby Anstis

: Stoppit and Tidyup


: Betty Boop Double Bill

Cartoon fun.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Cricket

Semi-final day in the Benson and Hedges Cup. Live coverage from one of today's 55-overs-per-side matches.
Commentary by Richie Benaud, Ray Illingworth and Jack Bannister. Introduced by Tony Lewis.
Including at
12.00 News and Regional News; Weather
12.55 pm Regional News; Weather


Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Ray Illingworth
Commentary By: Jack Bannister.
Introduced By: Tony Lewis.

: One O'Clock News

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

: Neighbours


: Cricket

Further live coverage from one of today's semi-final matches. ● STEREO

: Children's BBC

With Philippa Forrester.

Henry's Cat


Presenter (Children's BBC): Philippa Forrester

: WildBunch

Wildlife series. Mudskippers - fish that can hop about on land - crested newts, scorpions and lizards are all animals that have existed in one form or another for millions of years.
Mark Evans meets a very unlikely pet from prehistoric times and Janice Acquah discovers one of the reasons why dinosaurs became extinct.
● NATURE: page 18


Unknown: Mark Evans
Unknown: Janice Acquah

: Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Fantasy animation series. ● STEREO

: The Movie Game

Film and video quiz. Six more contestants test their knowledge of film and video.
Featuring clips from Ferngully, The Adventures of Zak and Christa and What About Bob?
Presented byjonathon Morris. STEREO

: Newsround

News for children.

: Clowning Around

An eight-part Australian children's drama about a boy who longs to be a clown.
3: Anatole has refused to teach Sim how to become a clown - that is, until he sees him performing at the circus.


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
SarahGunner: Noni Hazlehurst
Miss Gabhurst: Jill Perryman
Fyodor: George Shevtsov
Lily Rathnow: Nell Feeney

: Neighbours

Cody is full of remorse when Todd ends up in hospital, and disaster strikes when the twins decide to borrow Paul's car.


Madge Bishop: Anne Charleston
Harold Bishop: Ian Smith
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Lucy Robinson: Melissa Bell
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Todd Landers: Kristian Schmid
Joe Mangel: Mark Little
Melanie Pearson: Lucinda Cowden
Caroline Alessi: Gillian Blakeney
Christina Robinson: Gayle Blakeney
Josh Anderson: Jeremy Angerson
Dorothy Burke: Maggie Dence
Toby Mangel: Ben Geurens
Gemma Ramsay: Beth Buchanan
Cody Willis: Amelia Frio
Doug Willis: Terence Donovan
Pam Willis: Sue Jones
Adam Willis: Ian Williams
Sky: Miranda Fryer
Glen Donnelly: Richard Huggett
Donald Henson: John Simpson
Michael Daniels: Brian Blain

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Chris Lowe.
Weather Peter Cockroft
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888 ● NEWS BY TELEPHONE: BBC News can be heard between 5,00am and 8.00pm by dialling 0[number removed]. Calls are charged at 36p per minute cheap rate. 48p at all other times.


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Jaws

Steven Spielberg's triple Oscar-winning thriller, which became one of the biggest grossing films made.
Starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss

Amity is a small seaside town waiting for its summer tourists when death strikes in the form of a gigantic great white shark. Only Brody, the town's police chief seems concerned. Can he stop the menace before it feeds again?
Watch out for a cameo appearance by Peter Benchley, author of the book Jaws, as a TV news reporter sent to interview the local mayor about the catastrophe.
Films: pages 43-52


Director: Steven Spielberg
Based on the novel by: Peter Benchley
Brody: Roy Scheider
Quint: Robert Shaw
Hooper: Richard Dreyfuss
Ellen Brody: Lorraine Gary
Vaughn: Murray Hamilton
Meadows: Carl Gottlieb
Hendricks: Jeffrey C Kramer
Chrissie: Susan Backlinie
Cassidy: Jonathan Filley
Michael Brody: Chris Rebello
Mrs Kinter: Lee Fierro

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk. Regional News
Weather Peter Cockroft
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Inside Story: The Illegals

The investigative documentary series reveals the story of Russia's master spies - known as the "illegals" or "sleepers". "We take a standard Russian," explains one retired illegal, "and turn him into a standard Canadian. Then we infiltrate him into another country and let him burrow his way into the highest levels of government, army or establishment. This takes years, but we are patient."

Despite the end of the Cold War, spies are still a vital ingredient of all governments in Russia - whether communist or would-be capitalist. But they are now denied the ease of operating from embassies under diplomatic cover, so Moscow's rulers are even more dependent upon the elite of Russia's intelligence officers whose activities have until now been shrouded in secrecy.

For the first time, the illegals talk about their success as master spies. And they reveal an unexpected sting to their story - when recalled, their own bosses in the KGB often suspect them of having been corrupted by the time they have spent in the west.
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)
Documentaries: page 1?


Producer: Tom Bower
Executive Producer: Paul Hamann

: European Football Championship

Sweden v France
Highlights from Stockholm of the opening match in the ninth championships between the hosts Sweden and Group 1 favourites France.
Michel Platini's French side have the only 100 per cent qualifying record and will be hoping to repeat their 1984 European Championship success when they were hosts and Platini was captain, scoring nine goals in five games. In that final, the French team, which included Alain Giresse and Dominique Rocheteau , beat
Spain 2-0 in Paris. Will players like captain Manuel Amoros , Jean-Pierre Papin and Eric Cantona live up to their reputations?
Sweden are playing their first competitive match since their disastrous showing in the 1990 World Cup finals. Thomas Brolin , of the Italian cup winners Parma, spearheads the attack. The English connection is strongly in evidence with Arsenal's Anders Limpar in midfield, and Sheffield
Wednesday's Roland Nilsson in defence.
Plus the latest news from the England camp as they prepare for tomorrow's opening Group 1 match against Yugoslavia.
Introduced by Desmond Lynam with Jimmy Hill and Terry Venables. Commentary by Barry Davies.
(Live coverage of Yugoslavia v England tomorrow at 7.00pm)
0EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP92: a 16-page pull-out guide to the European Football Championships is in this edition.


Unknown: Alain Giresse
Unknown: Dominique Rocheteau
Unknown: Captain Manuel Amoros
Unknown: Jean-Pierre Papin
Unknown: Eric Cantona
Unknown: Thomas Brolin
Unknown: Anders Limpar
Unknown: Roland Nilsson
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Jimmy Hill
Unknown: Terry Venables.
Commentary By: Barry Davies.

: Cricket

Highlights from today's action in the semi-final matches.
Television presentation Alan Griffiths Executive producer Keith Mackenzie ● STEREO


Unknown: Alan Griffiths
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: 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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