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: Kilroy

Topical studio discussion.

: Ross King

Magician David Berglas is today's game show guest.
VIEWERS' QUIZ: see Tuesday


Unknown: David Berglas

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Philippa Forrester.
Today: the Patch Stop.

: Good Morning ... with Anne and Nick

Live magazine show.
10.50 Fashion with Claire Roberts
11.00 News (Subtitled); weather
11.10 TV Preview with Jimmy Greaves
11.20 Library of Romance
11.30 Video Stars
11.35 Medical Phone-in with Dr Mark Porter
11.50 Homeworks (Do It Yourself)
12.00 News (Subtitled); weather HOTLINE: see Tuesday


Unknown: Claire Roberts
Unknown: Jimmy Greaves
Unknown: Dr Mark Porter

: Pebble Mill

Another chance to seejudi
Spiers's interview with veteran actor Kirk Douglas.


Unknown: Kirk Douglas.

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Neighbours

: First Letter First

Second semi-final of the word game with Don Maclean.
VIEWERS' QUIZ: see Tuesday


Unknown: Don MacLean.

: Thursday's Game

Comedy starring Gene Wilder
Two poker-playing pals continue their night out with the boys even after the break-up of their regular Thursday evening game.
Director Robert Moore
●SEE FILMS pages41-44


Unknown: Gene Wilder
Director: Robert Moore
Harry Evers: Gene Wilder
Marvin Ellison: Bob Newhart
LynneEvers: Ellen Burstyn
Lois Ellison: Cloris Leachman
MrsReynolds: Martha Scott
Miss Bender: Nancy Walker
AnnMenzenne: Valerie Harper
Joel Forrest: Rob Reiner
Mel Leonard: Norman Fell
Mike: Gino Conforti
Bob: Richard Schall
Dave: Robert Samson
Dick: Dick Gautier

: Rupert the Bear

With Philippa Forrester.
Rupert and the Winter Woolly is told by Ray Brooks.


Told By: Ray Brooks.

: Melvin and Maureen's Music-a-Grams

Tenth in a 13-part musical series. "Supa Dupa Man" pays a visit, in search of a theme tune. With Matthew Devitt , Sophie Aldred and Kenny Andrews.


Unknown: Matthew Devitt
Unknown: Sophie Aldred
Unknown: Kenny Andrews.

: Fish Tale

Ajackanory story written and told by Nick Wilton. Holly finds a rather unusual friend.


Told By: Nick Wilton.

: The New Yogi Bear Show

Cartoon. Rpt

: Dizzy Heights

Comedy series written by Robin Kingsland.
A valuable piece of furniture is discovered at the seaside hotel.


Written By: Robin Kingsland.
Alan Heap: Him Self
Mick Wall: Him Self
Victor Gristle: Richard Robinson
VeraGristle: Marie Philips
Eustace Gristle: William Todd-Jones

: Newsround

News for children.

: Blue Peter

Announcing the winners of the Blue Peter Light bulb Cartoon Character competition. With John Leslie, Diane-Louise Jordan and Anthea Turner.


Presenter: John Leslie
Presenter: Diane-Louise Jordan
Presenter: Anthea Turner.

: Neighbours

Josh makes a drastic decision about his future. Caroline is angered by Paul's interference in a new investment opportunity. Jim makes a fool of himself. Can Lou persuade Madge to let him extend his stay?
(Shownat 1.30pm. Forcastsee Wednesday)

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey. Subtitled
Weather Penny Tranter 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: Andrew Harvey.

: Top of the Pops

The best of today's music and pre-chart exclusives.
Introduced by Tony Dortie. Director Arch Dyson
Producer Stanley Appel


Introduced By: Tony Dortie.

: EastEnders

As the hours tick by, Michelle's agony continues. How much longer will it be before her nightmare comes to an end?
Meanwhile, her college friend Jack is furious when he faces some awkward questions about recent events.
This week's episodes written by Susan Boyd
Series producer Leonard Lewis Director Philip Casson


Written By: Susan Boyd
Producer: Leonard Lewis
Director: Philip Casson
Michelle Fowler: Susan Tully
Audrey: Shirley Dixon
Pauline Fowler: Wendy Richard
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Detective Inspector Regis: John Flanagan
PC Morgan: Susanna Shelling
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Clyde: Steven Woodcock
Mark: Todd Carty
Jack: James Gilbey
Phil Mitchell: Steve McFadden
Grant Mitchell: Ross Kemp
Nigel: Paul Bradley
Kathy Beale: Gillian Taylforth
Pete Beale: Peter Dean
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Sanjay: Deepak Verma
Gita: Shobu Kapoor
Jules,: Tommy Eytle
Snip Gibbons: Steve Sweeney
Graham: Martin East
Jane: Rachel Power

: Wildlife on One

They Came from the Sea. In an invasion more reminiscent of a sci-fi movie, millions of crabs have been leaving their watery habitats to take up residence on land. For 35 million years - a short period in evolutionary terms - they have been developing their survival skills, adapting themselves to unusual and hostile environments from deserts to suburban lawns, and even in trees. Filmed across the world and using macro-filming techniques to give an intimate view of the crabs' world,
Wildlife on One examines the reasons behind this assault on terra firma and explores the problems crabs will have to solve if they are to become true terrestrial creatures.
Narrator David Attenborough. Producer Steve Nicholls
Series producerMike Beynon


Narrator: David Attenborough.
Producer: Steve Nicholls

: Side by Side

Comedy series about two mismatched neighbours who don't always see eye to eye. Written by Richard Ommanney , starring
Louisa Rix , Gareth Hunt Stella takes a dim view of Vince's new pet. Gilly takes an even dimmer view of Vince's new windmill.
Director Sue Bysh
Executive producer Martin Fisher


Written By: Richard Ommanney
Unknown: Louisa Rix
Unknown: Gareth Hunt
Producer: Martin Fisher
Gilly Bell: Louisa Rix
Vince Tulley: Gareth Hunt
SlellaTulley: Julia Deakin
James Hammond: Christopher Scoular
Katie Bell: Mia Fothergill
Terry Shane: Alex Walkinshaw
Granny: Efua Taylor

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Penny Tranter


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Chef!

Last episode in the comedy series written by Peter Tilbury and starring Lenny Henry
Rice and Peas. Challenged by his long lost dad, Gareth has to rely on Everton to create a "nouveau caribe" cuisine.
Director John Birkin ; Producer Charlie Hanson An APC/Crucial production for BBCtv


Written By: Peter Tilbury
Unknown: Lenny Henry
Director: John Birkin
Producer: Charlie Hanson
Gareth Blackstock: Lenny Henry
Janice Blackstock: Caroline Lee Johnson
Piers: Gary Parker
Luanda: Claire Skinner
Everton: Roger Griffiths
Otto: Erkan Mustafa
Lola: Elizabeth Bennett
Quentin: Oliver Samuels

: Question Time

Defence secretary Malcolm Rifkind and Labour MP Paul
Boateng are on tonight's panel. Peter Sissons is in the chair.
Producer Lea Sellers
Editor Alexandra Henderson A Brian Lapping production forBBCtv


Unknown: Malcolm Rifkind
Unknown: Mp Paul
Unknown: Peter Sissons
Editor: Alexandra Henderson

: Figure Skating

The World Championships from Prague, featuring the men's free programme, which some believe will be a North American battle.
But the new European medallists may have other ideas, especially the flamboyant free skater from France,
Philippe Candeloro , and Dmitri Dmitrenko from Kiev.
Producer Barbara Slater
Executive producer Jim Reside


Unknown: Philippe Candeloro
Unknown: Dmitri Dmitrenko
Producer: Barbara Slater

: Call to Prayer

Muslims talk about their faith and the Fast of Ramadan, and read from the Holy Koran. Producer Gwynneth Lloyd
Executive producer Jack Emery


Producer: Gwynneth Lloyd
Producer: Jack Emery

: Weather

: BBC Select

2.15-2.45am Executive Business Club: scrambled.
3.00-4.00am RCN Nursing
Update: Units 9 and 10.

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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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