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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

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

: ...But First This

With Philippa Forrester and Toby Anstis. ● STEREO
Thundercats
Animation.

Contributors

Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Hartbeat

The art of picture-making.
With Tony Hart and Gabrielle Bradshaw.
0 STEREO: TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Gabrielle Bradshaw.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

The Playground Stop. STEREO
● PLAYDAYS MAGAZINE: 50p, on sale Wednesday, from newsagents.

: Double Dare

With contestants
Debbie McGee and Shane Ritchie. ● STEREO

Contributors

Unknown: Debbie McGee
Unknown: Shane Ritchie.

: T'n'T

Andi Peters travels around the world without leaving Florida! Today: Japan. ● STEREO

Contributors

Unknown: Andi Peters

: Kids on Kilroy

Race Relations. Children talk to
Robert Kilroy-Silk about the state of Britain's race relations, and reveal what they think about adult behaviour.

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: The Travel Show

Traveller
Mairi Maciver visits Calvi in Corsica.

Contributors

Unknown: Mairi MacIver

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Summer Scene

Live magazine programme presented by Caron Keating and Linda Mitchell.
12.55pm Regional News; Weather

Contributors

Presented By: Caron Keating
Presented By: Linda Mitchell.

: One O'Clock News

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

: Neighbours

0 STEREO: TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888

: Animal Passions

The first in a four-part documentary series on some of Australia's animals.
Raising Archie. A look at the rehabilitation of an orphaned flying fox, and an examination of the animal's behaviour.

: Lucky Jim

Comedy based on the Kingsley Amis novel, starring Ian Carmichael Terry-Thomas
Appalled by the pompous posturing of those around him, history lecturer Jim Dixon becomes a disruptive influence.
Director John Boulting ● FILMS: pages 30-36

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Carmichael
Unknown: Jim Dixon
Director: John Boulting
Jim Dixon: Ian Carmichael
Bertrand Welch: Terry Thomas
Professor Welch: Hugh Griffith
Christine Callaghan: Sharon Acker
Mrs Welch: Jean Anderson
Margaret Peel: Maureen Connell
SirHector Gore-Urquhart: Clive Morton
Porter: Reginald Beckwith
Cyril Johns: Kenneth Griffith
Bill Atkinson: Jeremy Hawk

: Cartoon

: Pinocchio

With Andi Peters.
● STEREO
Pinocchio's lying leads him into bad company. (Rpt;

Contributors

Unknown: Andi Peters.

: The Really Wild Roadshow

From Longleat Safari Park. A fallow deer grows antlers, harvest mice abseil, and Brian Crewe gets covered in slugs. With Terry Nutkins ,
Chris Packham and Sue Dawson. 0 STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Crewe
Unknown: Terry Nutkins
Unknown: Chris Packham
Unknown: Sue Dawson.

: Newsround

News for children.

: Byker Grove

11: The antics of Jemma and Angel cause mayhem. Donna makes a public plea for help. 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

: Neighbours

Melanie gives her answer to
Simon's proposal. Brenda makes a startling revelation to Madge.
● STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p888

: Six O'Clock News

Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey. Weather John Kettley
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: John Kettley

: May to December

Comedy about a love that bridges the generation gap, written by Paul A Mendelson. Catch the Bouquet. Alec feels everyone should say it with flowers - but is it because he and Zoe can't find the words?
Director John Kilby
Producer Sharon Bloom
A Cinema Verity production for BBCtv 0 STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888

Contributors

Written By: Paul A Mendelson.
Director: John Kilby
Producer: Sharon Bloom
AlecCallender: Anton Rodgers
Zoe Callender: Lesley Dunlop
MissFlood: Frances White
Hilary: Rebecca Lacey
Jamie: Paul Venables
Debbie: Chrissie Cotterill
Zoe’s mother: Kate Williams
Sonia: Isabelle Lucas
Gerald: Bernard Brown
Derek: Raymond Trickitt
Mr Ross: Max Harvey
Mrs Ross: Norma Streader
Portia: Carol Starks

: EastEnders

lan's new image doesn't get the reaction he expects. Mandy takes Sam on a shopping trip with a difference. And a mugging in broad daylight shocks the Square. (For cast see Thursday)
0 STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888

: Citizen Smith

John Sullivan 's classic comedy series about urban guerrilla, Wolfie Smith. Starring Robert Lindsay
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Wolfie has a confrontation with society in the form of his girlfriend Shirley's dad.
Producer Dennis Main Wilson ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown: John Sullivan
Unknown: Wolfie Smith.
Unknown: Robert Lindsay
Wolfie Smith: Robert Undsay
Shirley: Cheryl Hall
Ken: Mike Grady
Dad: Peter Vaughan
Mum: Hilda Braid
Mrs McLaughlin: Stella Tanner

: WalkontheWildside

Natural history programmes looking at nature in the raw.
Clean Living. Surviving in the animal world can be a messy business, but a build-up of dirt could cost a creature its mate, its health and, ultimately, its life. Keeping clean is vital, but how is this achieved in a world without brushes or soap, refuse collectors or room service?
Presented by Simon King. Producer Simon King * STEREO
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Presented By: Simon King.
Producer: Simon King

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather John Kettley
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Children of the Dragon

A two-part story of love and intrigue set in 1989, against the backdrop of the violent political events of Tiananmen Square.
Written by Robert Caswell and based on the novel "A venue of Eternal Peace" by Nicholas Jose.
Starring Bob Peck Lily Chen

Seeking to vindicate the most momentous decision of his life, top cancer surgeon Will Flint takes up an appointment in Peking. There he hopes to find the only man who can give him the answer he needs - Professor Hsu, a pioneer in cancer research and the hero of Flint's undergraduate days. But when he is met with a blank wall of bureaucracy and told that no such person exists, Flint enlists the help of Chinese interpreter Jin-Juan. However, their relationship could spell danger for them both. Meanwhile, the students - Jin-Juan's daughter among them - gather in Tiananmen Square.
Director Peter Smith
(Concluding part tomorrow at 9.30pm)
(Stereo)
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)
Drama: page 4

Contributors

Written By: Robert Caswell
Unknown: Nicholas Jose.
Unknown: Bob Peck
Unknown: Lily Chen
Unknown: Will Flint
Director: Peter Smith
WillFlint: Bob Peck
Jin-Juan: Lily Chen
Monica: Unda Cropper
Larry: Gary Sweet
MrsGu: Hsiah Sueh
Director Kang: Dennis Chan
Pei: Cindy Pan
Professor Hsu: Wanthy Eleiw
Song: Mim Iphu
Theo: Jeff Truman
Theo's secretary: Ester Um
Sam: Stephen Middleton
Bets: Carol Willesee
Eagle: Cary Wong

: The Arrangement

Starring
Kirk Douglas
Faye Dunaway Deborah Kerr
Frustrated and unfulfilled, advertising executive Eddie Anderson takes the drastic measure of driving his car at high speed under a lorry. His miraculous survival and lengthy convalescence give him the opportunity of reviewing the relationships between his family, his work and his mistress, but he finds coming to terms with the world is a painful process for all concerned.
Director Elia Kazan
0 FILMS: pages 30-36
1.00-1.05am Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Unknown: Faye Dunaway
Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Unknown: Eddie Anderson
Director: Elia Kazan
Eddie Anderson: Kirk Douglas
Gwen: Faye Dunaway
Florence Anderson: Deborah Kerr
Sam Anderson: Richard Boone
Arthur: Hume Cronyn
Michael: Michael Higgins
Charles: John Randolph Jones
Gloria: Carol Rossen
Dr Liebman: Harold Gould
Thomma: Anne Hegira
Ellen: Dianne Hull

: BBC Select

Executive Business Club: this specialist night-time service is now scrambled and available only to subscribers. For information write to [address removed] or telephone (free) 0[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.

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