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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast
News headlines or summaries every quarter hour.

: Perfect Strangers

Night School Confidential A bad experience with counterfeit watches finds Larry and Balki going undercover to expose a gang of crooks.

: Today's Gourmet

Today Jacques Pepin prepares vegetable soup with vermicelli, sausage wrapped in cabbage leaves and served on a bed of lentils, followed by baked pears with figs.


Unknown: Jacques Pepin

: Children's BBC Playdays

With Toby Anstis. ● STEREO
Today: at the Patch Stop. ● STEREO


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Tales of Aesop

The tortoise and the bird.

: Daffy Duck Double Bill

Cartoon fun.

: Cricket: Second Test

England v Pakistan
Live coverage from Lord's of the first morning's play in the second Cornhill Insurance Test match. Commentary by Richie Benaud , Ray Illingworth , Geoffrey Boycott ,
Jack Bannister and Asif Iqbal.
Introduced by Tony Lewis. Television presentation Mike Adley Executive producer Keith Mackenzie ● STEREO
Including at
12.00 News and Regional News; Weather
12.55pm Regional News; Weather


Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Ray Illingworth
Commentary By: Geoffrey Boycott
Commentary By: Jack Bannister
Commentary By: Asif Iqbal.
Introduced By: Tony Lewis.
Unknown: Mike Adley
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: One O'Clock News

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

: Neighbours


: Cricket and Racing

Cricket: Second Test
Further live coverage.
Royal Ascot
Ladies' day - the highlight of the Royal meeting featuring the pick of the fashions.
2.30 King George V Stakes (Handicap. Im4f)
3.05 Cork and Orrery Stakes (6f)
3.45 Gold Cup (2m 4f)
Trainer Lord Huntingdon, successful a year ago with Indian Queen, now bids for the week's top prize with Drum Taps. Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Jimmy Lindley and John Hanmer. Introduced by Julian Wilson with Tracy Piggott and Eve Pollard.
(Coverage continues with the 4.20pm Norfolk Stakes on BBC2) ● STEREO


Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Jimmy Lindley
Commentary By: John Hanmer.
Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Tracy Piggott

: Children's BBC

With Philippa Forrester.

The animated adventures of a clumsy young penguin. (Stereo)

: Chucklevision

Paul and Barry take over the running of the local cinema. * STEREO

: Watt on Earth

A science fiction comedy thriller in 12 parts.
10: Watt turns to detecting. Written by Pip and Jane Baker ● STEREO


Unknown: Jane Baker

: Uncle Jack and Operation Green: 2

Six-part comedy drama series.
The plot thickens as the search for the deadly gas continues. With Paul Jones. Written by Jim Eldridge


Unknown: Paul Jones.
Written By: Jim Eldridge

: Newsround

News for children.

: Blue Peter

Yvette Fielding, John Leslie and Diane-Louise Jordan unveil the Royal Mail Green Stamps issue, designed by young "Blue Peter" competition winners.


Presenter: Yvette Fielding
Presenter: John Leslie
Presenter: Diane-Louise Jordan

: Neighbours

Joe stops his van when he sees a woman lying on the road - it could be the biggest mistake of his life. Doug is suspected of being a thief. Adam breaks up with Caroline.
(For cast see Monday. Shown at 1.30pm) STEREO

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey.
Weather Peter Cockroft
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.

: Top of the Pops

The weekly chart show.
Introduced by Mark Franklin. Director Arch Dyson
Producer Stanley Appel ● STEREO


Introduced By: Mark Franklin.

: EastEnders

Sam fears her marriage may be on the rocks. Gill is forced to make a harrowing decision.
This week's episodes written by Brendan J. Cassin
(Stereo) (Teletext subtitles: page 888)


Writer: Brendan J. Cassin
Producer: Helen Greaves
Director: Charles Beeson
Gill: Susanna Dawson
Mark: Todd Carty
Sam: Danniella Westbrook
Ricky: Sid Owen
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Grant: Ross Kemp
Phil: Steve McFadden
Michelle: Susan Tully
Clyde: Steven Woodcock
Steve: Mark Monero
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Mrs Hewitt: Elizabeth Power
Pete: Peter Dean
Pat: Pam St. Clement
Frank: Mike Reid
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Rachel: Jacquetta May
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Hattie: Michelle Gayle
Jules: Tommy Eytle
DS Jackson: Roger Sloman

: Every Second Counts

Paul Daniels introduces three more couples intent on gathering as many seconds a possible to take forward to the final round against the clock, with the chance to compete for major prizes.
Director Charles Garland
Producer Stanley Appel ● STEREO


Introduces: Paul Daniels
Director: Charles Garland

: Russ Abbot

It's not easy taking an elephant to the vet's, as Russ proves with a manic interpretation.
C U Jimmy has little clue how to operate on the unsuspecting patient and Basildon Bond solves another mystery.
Featuring Les Dennis. With Bella Emberg , Lisa Maxwell ,
Tom Bright and Sherrie Hewson. Director Peter Laskie
Producer John Bishop


Unknown: Bella Emberg
Unknown: Lisa Maxwell
Unknown: Tom Bright
Unknown: Sherrie Hewson.
Director: Peter Laskie
Producer: John Bishop

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Peter Cockroft
TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888 ● NEWS BY PHONE: dial [number removed] between 5.00am and 8.00pm (36p per minute cheap rate. 48p at othertimes).


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Crimewatch UK

Police forces around the country appeal for viewers' help to solve serious crime. Jackie Palmer-Radford , a 40-year-old divorcee, was murdered two months ago.
Several people were spotted near her house on the day she died, but who were they, and was the killer among them?
Lancashire police need help to identify three men who robbed a jeweller's shop in Nelson. The manager was attacked as he tried to fend off the raiders.
A Southern Electricity van was hi-jacked, the driver abducted and driven around in the boot of a car for three hours.
If you can help with these or other cases featured tonight, telephone lines are open on [number removed] from 9.30pm until midnight. Presented by Nick Ross and Sue Cook with Supt David Hatcher and Det Con Jacqui Hames. Producer Liz Mills
Editor Nikki Cheetham
Details on Ceefax page 618
(Crimewatch UK Update at 11.15pm) 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Unknown: Jackie Palmer-Radford
Presented By: Nick Ross
Presented By: Sue Cook
Unknown: David Hatcher
Unknown: Jacqui Hames.
Editor: Nikki Cheetham

: Question Time

Defence Secretary
Malcolm Rifkind and John Prescott MP, Labour's transport spokesman and deputy leadership candidate, are on tonight's panel in London, who face questions on issues of the day. Peter Sissons chairs the last in the current series.
Producer Lea Sellers
Editor Alexandra Henderson
A Brian Lapping production for BBCtv


Unknown: Malcolm Rifkind
Unknown: John Prescott
Unknown: Peter Sissons
Editor: Alexandra Henderson

: Crimewatch UK Update

The latest news from the Crimewatch studio.

: European FootballChampionship

Highlights of the last matches in Group 2 to decide the remaining semi-finalists.
Scotland took on the CIS in Norrkoping and European Champions Holland faced
Germany in Gothenburg in one of the most eagerly awaited encounters of the tournament.
Commentary by John Motson and Barry Davies. Introduced by Desmond Lynam with Bob Wilson and Alan Hansen.
ProducerVivien Kent
Editor Brian Barwick


Commentary By: John Motson
Commentary By: Barry Davies.
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Alan Hansen.
Editor: Brian Barwick

: Royal Ascot

Highlights of Ladies' Day. ● STEREO

: Cricket: Second Test

News of the first day's play.
1.05-1. lOamWeather

: BBC Select

Executive Business Club: this specialist night-time service of management training programmes is now scrambled and available only to subscribers. For information write to [address removed] or telephone (free) [number removed]

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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.

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.

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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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