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: The High Chaparral: Ten Little Indians

Buck and Blue come across two hungry Apache children in the desert.
(Repeat) (Stereo)

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews the Opposition leader John Smith in his early morning programme. Guests joining him to review the Sunday papers include former heritage secretary David Mellor, actor Stephen Fry and Glenys Kinnock.

Including at 8.15am and 9.00am News and Weather


Presenter: David Frost
Guest: John Smith
Guest: David Mellor
Guest: Stephen Fry
Guest: Glenys Kinnock

: The Good Book Guide

Tony Robinson delves into the library of books we call the Bible, and asks: What's in it for me?


Presenter: Tony Robinson

: This Is the Day

The Bijelic family left their war-torn Bosnian homeland and escaped to Leeds. Linda Mary Evans hears more of their story as she joins them for a time of prayer and reflection.


Presenter: Linda Mary Evans

: See Hear!

Clive Mason continues his search for communities of deaf and hearing people where communication is easy because they share a common language - sign language. With signing and subtitles.


Unknown: Clive Mason

: Help Your Child with Reading

Maggie Philbin shows how children under 5 can learn to recognise print and appreciate its significance. Rpt


Unknown: Maggie Philbin

: Italianissimo

Anna Mazzotti travels to the Puglia region. REVISION LINE: 0[number removed](calls 36p per minute cheap rate, 48p other times)


Unknown: Anna Mazzotti

: Careering Ahead

As recession bites, how good is the training in British companies? FACTSHEET: send sae to [address removed] or ringthe factline on 0[number removed](36p perminute cheap rate, 48p other times).

: Channel Hopping

Getting jobs across the Channel. 2: Jobs in fashion, and training
European-style. Rpt

: Advice Shop

Welfare rights magazine.

: CountryFile

Rural issues with John Craven. Including at 12.55, weather for the week ahead.


Unknown: John Craven.

: News

Followed by One of Our Bombers Is
No Longer Missing
Film about the remarkable
1985 rescue of the last remaining wartime Wellington Bomber from the depths of Loch Ness. Rpt

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Mandy turns nasty when Sam plans a weekend away without her.

: Columbo: Dead Weight

Starring Peter Falk
Can America's leading war hero be guilty of cold-blooded murder? With Eddie Albert, Suzanne Pleshette, John Kerr, Kate Reid, Ron Castro.


Lt Columbo: Peter Falk
[Actor]: Eddie Albert
[Actor]: Suzanne Pleshette
[Actor]: John Kerr
[Actor]: Kate Reid
[Actor]: Ron Castro

: Bugs Bunny

Cartoon fun.

: Biteback

Sue Lawley presents viewers' concerns and complaints about BBC programmes. This week: the controversial Bookmark on poet Radovan Karadzic, accused of war crimes in the Bosnian conflict.
A Barraclough Carey production for BBCtv

Hotline: ring[number removed], or write to [address removed]


Presenter: Sue Lawley

: The Clothes Show

Can it really be coming around again? 70s style is back! Plus exotic swimwear on a tropical island, and Fashion Acts - the fashion industry's fundraiser for Aids. With Jeff Banks, Caryn Franklin and Brenda Emmanus.



Presenter: Jeff Banks
Presenter: Caryn Franklin
Presenter: Brenda Emmanus

: Antiques Roadshow

A Georgian desk rescued from a dustcart, rare paintings, a dancing soldier toy, and an original letter from Charles Darwin combine to make the experts' visit to Berwick-upon-Tweed a rich and varied one.
Introduced by Hugh Scully.
See Preview page


Presenter: Hugh Scully
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: News

With Jennie Bond.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Songs of Praise

A celebration for the Epiphany season from Truro Cathedral in Cornwall. With Pam Rhodes.

Hymns: Hail to the Lord's Anointed (Cruger); Unto Us Is Born a Son (Piae Cantiones); Dear Lord and Father of Mankind (Repton): Shine Jesus Shine; Finale from Symphony No 1 (Vierne); As with Gladness Men of Old (Dix); O Worship the Lord in the Beauty of Holiness (Was Lebet); Glory to God, All Heaven With Joy Is Ringing! (Highwood).
(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Presenter: Pam Rhodes
Producer: David Kremer
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: As Time Goes By

The old flames are back in the romantic comedy written by Bob Larbey and starring Judi Dench, Geoffrey Palmer.

Lionel's book is finished and his publisher wants Lionel's face on the cover.
A Theatre of Comedy/D.L. Taffner production for BBCtv
(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Writer: Bob Larbey
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Executive Producer: Philip Jones
[Actor]: Judi Dench
[Actor]: Geoffrey Palmer
[Actor]: Moira Brooker
[Actor]: Philip Bretherton
[Actor]: Jenny Funnell

: Lovejoy: The Napoleonic Commode

Return of the drama series about an itinerant East Anglian antiques dealer, starring Ian McShane.

Lovejoy loses everything after a dawn raid by the bailiffs and takes off on his own.
Episode written by Terry Hodgkinson
(Stereo) (Subtitled)
Is Lovejoy the genuine article? See Feature page 14


Writer: Terry Hodgkinson
Producer: Emma Hayter
Director: Baz Taylor
Lovejoy: Ian McShane
Lady Jane: Phyllis Logan
Tinker: Dudley Sutton
Eric: Chris Jury
Freddy Reeve: Alexei Sayle
Monsieur Brogni: Olivier Pierre
Mrs Neighbour: Julie T. Wallace
Popov: John Burgess
Angela: Georgia Allen
Peter Felsham: Noel Coleman
Bernard: Colin Jeavons
Azi Kumar: Harmage Singh Kalirai
Steve: Stan Nelson
Concha: Maria Isabel Hernandez
Trev: Che Walker

: So Haunt Me

More ghostly goings-on in the comedy by Paul A. Mendelson, starring Miriam Karlin Tessa Peake-Jones, George Costigan.

Pete's new client is taking over the family. But isn't that what Yetta's there to do?
A Cinema Verity production for BBCtv
(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Writer: Paul A Mendelson
Director: John Stroud
Producer: Caroline Gold
Yetta Feldman: Miriam Karlin
Sally Rokeby: Tessa Peake-Jones
Pete Rokeby: George Costigan

: News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Gallowglass

A three-part psychological thriller about obsessive love by Ruth Rendell, writing as Barbara Vine.

Joe's suicide attempt is prevented by the handsome and charming Sandor, who then insists that Joe's life now belongs to him.
(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Author: Barbara Vine [Ruth Rendell]
Adapted by: Jacqueline Holborough
Producer: Phillippa Giles
Director: Tim Fywell
Joe: Michael Sheen
Paul Garnet: John McArdle
Sandor: Paul Rhys
Nina: Arkie Whiteley
Jessica: Harriet Owen
Ralph Apsoland: Gary Waldhorn
Tilly: Claire Hackett
Stan: Trevor Cooper
Doreen: Susan Porrett
Neville: Dhobi Oparei
Joan: Barbara Hicks
Iris: Jane Lowe
Derek: Ian Lindsay

: Mastermind

Returning for the 21st series, Magnus Magnusson puts more general knowledge questions to this year's first four contenders whose specialist subjects are: the life of Tiberius; the life of Admiral Lord Jellicoe; Clarice Cliff and English art deco ceramics, 1928-36; and Doctor Who.



Presenter: Magnus Magnusson
Director: Stephen Potter
Producer: Penelope Cowell Doe

: Heart of the Matter

The series that investigates a wide range of ethical and moral issues affecting governments, the churches and individual lives. Joan Bakewell steers a course through the complexities of problems for which there are no easy answers.

A Roger Bolton production for BBCtv


Presenter: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Michael Waterhouse

: What Shall We Tell the Children?

A series to help parents talk to their children about sex.
About Girls Growing Up Growing up isn't all about problems - girls can enjoy their developing sexuality, too. Director Kate Cheeseman
Producer Tony Matthews


Director: Kate Cheeseman
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Famously Fluent

Astronaut Helen Sharman brushes up on her Russian. Producer Robert Cooke


Unknown: Helen Sharman
Producer: Robert Cooke

: The Sky at Night

Patrick Moore surveys Orion the Hunter, and then Mars and Venus - two bright inner planets.


Unknown: Patrick Moore

: Tanhaiyan

(In Urdu with English subtitles. Shown yesterday at 2.20pm on BBC2)

: 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.

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.

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