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: Kilroy

Topical discussion, with Robert Kilroy-Silk .


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Ross King

Game show with Ross King.
VIEWERS' QUIZ: phone your entry on [number removed] (calls cost 36p per minute cheap rate, 48p at all othertimes).

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Children's BBC Playdays

With Toby Anstis.
Today: the Playground Stop. Storyteller Paul Nicholas reads The Spaceman.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.
Unknown: Paul Nicholas

: Good Morning ... with Anne and Nick

Live magazine programme, with topical features, advice and star guests. Presented by Anne Diamond and Nick Owen.
10.50 Room with a Viewer
11.00 News (Subtitled); weather
11.20 Library of Romance
11.30 Video Stars
11.35 Topical Phone-in
11.50 Needlecraft with Caroline Righton
12.00 News (Subtitled); weather
HOTLINE: [number removed](24 hours, or write to: Good Morning with Anne and Nick, PO Box 9000, Birmingham B 1NA).


Presented By: Anne Diamond
Presented By: Nick Owen.
Unknown: Caroline Righton

: Pebble Mill

Music and five conversation, presented byjudi Spiers.
12.55pm Regional News; Weather

: One O'clock News

With Philip Hayton Subtitled
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Neighbours

: Cheltenham Festival

Live coverage from the first day of the National Hunt Festival.
2. 15 Trafalgar House Supreme Novices Hurdle (2m)
2.50 Waterford Castle Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (2m)
3.30 Smurfit Champion Hurdle (2m)
4.05 Ritz Club National Hunt
Handicap Steeplechase (3m If). With commentary by Peter O'Sullevan and Richard Pitman. Introduced by Julian Wilson , with Jonathan Powell. Producer Keith Mackenzie


Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Richard Pitman.
Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Jonathan Powell.
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: Children's BBC The Family Ness

With Philippa Forrester.
The Family Ness
Animated adventures of the family of monsters that live in Loch Ness and their friends
Elspeth and Angus.

: Hangar 17

In the last programme of the series, the guest act is top comedy performer Les Bubb. There's a final dose of fast-moving action in Taking the Mickey, as two contestants battle it out to win a mystery prize; and one more chance for fun and gunge in Comedy Cones. Introduced by Mickey Hutton , with Mark Hayford as Ox,
James Hamill as Weasel and Paul Leyshon as the DJ.


Introduced By: Mickey Hutton
Unknown: Mark Hayford
Unknown: James Hamill
Unknown: Paul Leyshon

: Two Weeks with the Queen

A five-part story, told daily by Kristian Schmid.
2: Colin has decided that
England is the only place he can go to solve his problems.


Unknown: Kristian Schmid.

: Newsround

News for children.

: Billy Webb's Amazing Story

Six-part drama series by Steve Attridge , based on characters created by Andrew Davies. 1: It was an ordinary day and everything seemed normal. Well, normal, that is, for Splott Street. But Billy is determined to find out why so many strange characters keep appearing in his life.
(Part 2 and cast list on Friday)


Unknown: Steve Attridge
Unknown: Andrew Davies.

: Neighbours

Amy endangers Andrew's life when she hides an old war memento; Lou finally wins Madge. (For cast see Friday. Shown at 1,30pm)

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Anna Ford.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Anna Ford.

: Holiday

Nepal is the setting for tonight's programme, where Jill Dando takes an environmental adventure holiday into the jungle, travelling on the back of an elephant in search of bears.
Meanwhile, John Pitman is cast away with a dozen single people on the remote Greek island of Symi; Gloria Hunniford and Eamonn Holmes test two very different ways of spending a weekend in Marrakech,
Morocco; and Kathy Tayler discovers that youth hostelling can be a holiday for all the family. Producer Simon Shaw
Series producerjane Lush
BBC HOLIDAYS MAGAZINE: containing resort reports, news, advice and information, £ 1.40 from newsagents.


Unknown: Jill Dando
Unknown: John Pitman
Unknown: Gloria Hunniford
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Kathy Tayler
Producer: Simon Shaw

: EastEnders

Michelle struggles to rebuild her life; Sharon's return to the Vic has an unexpected conclusion.
(For cast see Thursday)

: Luv

Carla Lane's newest family comedy series, starring Michael Angelis, Sue Johnston.
Terese has been enquiring about a divorce. It's not that she hates Harold, she loves him - but sometimes she just can't stand him. Meanwhile, Harold, in town to buy her some chocolates, sees a vision that affects his whole life.


Writer: Carla Lane
Director/Producer: Mike Stephens
Harold Craven: Michael Angelis
Terese Craven: Sue Johnston
Lloyd: Peter Caffrey
Hannah Craven: Sandy Hendrickse
Victor Craven: Russell Boulter
Darwin Craven: Stephen Lord
Martinique: Jan Ravens
Eden: Julie Peasgood
Bernie: Jackie Downey
Carro: Debbie Andrews
Betty: Penelope Freeman
Marj: Beverley Hills
Tone: Gerard O'Hare
Arthur: Raymond Coulthard
Chezz: Akim Mogaji

: A Question of Sport

Wade Dooley , England's most-capped second row forward, and Trish Johnson , a member of the European team that last year defeated the USA in golf's Solheim Cup, line up with Ian Botham. And Steve Nicol , Scotland and Liverpool defender, and Matt Ryan , three-day event gold medallist in Barcelona, join
Bill Beaumont. David Coleman asks the questions.
Executive producerMike Adley


Unknown: Wade Dooley
Unknown: Trish Johnson
Unknown: Ian Botham.
Unknown: Steve Nicol
Unknown: Matt Ryan
Unknown: Bill Beaumont.
Unknown: David Coleman

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Budget Broadcast

A Budget statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Norman Lamont.


Unknown: Norman Lamont.

: Smith and Jones

Comic selections chosen by and starring Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones
Marlon Brando , Al Pacino , British Rail, Frank Sinatra , Sir John Harvey-Jones , the Government of the Philippines, and bald eunuchs everywhere, are subjected to the Smith and Jones treatment tonight.
Producers Jon Plowman and Jamie Rix
A Talkback production for BBCtv


Unknown: Mel Smith
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Unknown: Marlon Brando
Unknown: Al Pacino
Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Sir John Harvey-Jones
Producers: Jon Plowman
Producers: Jamie Rix

: Harry Enfield's Television Programme

More sketches featuring a procession of comic characters from Harry Enfield's extensive repertoire, including You Don't Want to Do That, DJs Mike Smash and Dave Nice from
Radio Fab FM, the Old Gits, the Double-Take Brothers, Wayne and Waynetta Slob ,
Little Brother , and Lee and Lance.
Producers Mary Bell and Geoffrey Perkins A Hat Trick production for BBCtv


Unknown: Mike Smash
Unknown: Waynetta Slob
Unknown: Little Brother
Unknown: Geoffrey Perkins

: Glitz

Based on Elmore Leonard 's detective novel and starring Jimmy Smits Markie Post
Vincent Mora is a hard-nosed
Miami policeman recovering from a gunshot wound in sunny San Juan. When his girlfriend becomes involved with a shady casino owner and winds up falling to her death from an 18th-storey balcony in Atlantic City, Vincent travels north to confront the seedy underworld of high-flying gamblers, drug dealers, thugs and hookers.
Jimmy Smits is best known for his role as Victor Sifuentes in the American series LA Law.
Director Sandor Stem
SEE FILMS pages 47-52
12.10 12.15am Weather


Unknown: Elmore Leonard
Unknown: Jimmy Smits
Unknown: Markie Post
Unknown: Vincent Mora
Unknown: Jimmy Smits
Unknown: Victor Sifuentes
Vincent Mora: Jimmy Smits
Linda Moon: Markie Post
Teddy Magyk: John Diehl
Dixie Davies: Madison Mason
Nancy Donovan: Robin Strasser
Tommy Donovan: Richard Schaal
Jackie Garbo: James Purcell
Delon Moose Johnson: Ken Foree
IrisRuiz: Tasia Valenza

: BBC Select

2.15-3.15am Executive Business Club: scrambled.
3.15-3.45am Legal Network
Television: scrambled.

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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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