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: Ceefax Pages

: Penny Crayon

Breakfast in the broom cupboard with Toby Anstis.
Animation. Rpt


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Wiz Bang

The tale of Robin Hood gets the WizBang treatment.


Unknown: Robin Hood

: Litt'l Bits

Animated adventures set in an enchanted forest.

: Eggs 'n' Baker

The food and fun series. Today, a summer edition in which
Gladiators Warrior and Phoenix help Cheryl pack for a picnic.

: Tom and Jerry

Cartoon triple bill. Rpt

: Going Live!

Special guests this morning include singing star
Jason Donovan. Resident vet Nigel Taylor is in the studio with some Easter bunnies and Andi Peters tests some of the latest computer games in Game Talk! Plus cartoon fun with Chipmunks and Pirates of Dark Water. Shane Richie and Peter Simon present Run the Risk. With Sarah Greene ,
Phillip Schofield , Trev Neal and Simon Hickson.
Editor Chris Bellinger
TELEPHONE: call this morning's studio guests on [number removed]. LETTERS: write to Going Live!
PO Box 8181. London W 12 7SE.
COMPETITION LINE: 0[number removed](calls cost 20p), rules from: Audiocall, 80 Wood Lane. London W 12 OTT.


Unknown: Jason Donovan.
Unknown: Nigel Taylor
Unknown: Andi Peters
Unknown: Shane Richie
Unknown: Peter Simon
Unknown: Sarah Greene
Unknown: Phillip Schofield
Unknown: Trev Neal
Unknown: Simon Hickson.
Editor: Chris Bellinger

: Weather

: Grandstand

Introduced by Bob Wilson.
Provisional Timetable
12.20 Football Focus
12.45 Golf; 1.00 News
1.05 Racing; 1.20 Motor racing
2.05 Racing; 2.15 Ice hockey
2.35 Racing; 2.45 Ice hockey
2.55 Rugby union
4.40 Final Score
Rugby Union
Leicester v Northampton
Live coverage of the Pilkington Cup semi-final from Welford
Road (kick-off at 3.00pm). The East Midlands rivals will be seeking a place in the final at Twickenham on 1 May. Plus news of the other semi-final between Harlequins and Wasps. Commentary by Nigel Starmer-Smith .
Motor Racing
Grand Prix of Europe from Donington Park. The latest news of the final qualifying session for tomorrow's race
(live at 2.00pm on BBC2).
Commentary by Murray Walker and James Hunt.
Football Focus
The week's action and a preview of weekend fixtures.
Ice Hockey
Heineken British League play-offs. Whitley Bay take on champions Cardiff. Commentary Barry Davies , Paul Ferguson.
From Haydock Park.
1.10 Cheadle Hulme Conditions Stakes (2m)
2.10 Field Marshal Stakes (5f)
2.40 Beamish Stout Rates
Stakes (6f)
Commentary Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson , Jimmy Lindley.
Steve Rider reports on the second round of the US Masters.
Live coverage of the third round is at 9.00pm on BBC2. Producer Martin Hopkins
Editor Dave Gordon


Introduced By: Bob Wilson.
Commentary By: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Commentary By: Murray Walker
Commentary By: James Hunt.
Unknown: Barry Davies
Unknown: Paul Ferguson.
Unknown: Cheadle Hulme
Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Jimmy Lindley.
Unknown: Steve Rider
Producer: Martin Hopkins
Editor: Dave Gordon

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Jim'lI Fix It

The series that makes people's wildest dreams come true returns for its 19th year. Among the surprises Jimmy Savile fixes during tonight's programme are for Sharon to interview pop stars East 17, for Paul, who is profoundly deaf, to learn scuba diving, and for Ben to appear as a character in a computer game. Director Helen Gartell
Producer Roger Ordish
WRITE TO: Jim'll Fix It, BBC TV Centre, Wood Lane, London W 12 8QT.


Unknown: Jimmy Savile
Director: Helen Gartell
Producer: Roger Ordish

: You Rang, M'Lord?

Comedy series written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft. Starring Paul Shane Jeffrey Holland Su Pollard
The Truth Revealed. When
Ralph discovers the truth about George and Agatha, he decides to put an end to his rival.
With Donald Hewlett , Michael Knowles , Bill Pertwee ,
Brenda Cowling , Mavis Pugh , Susie Brann , Catherine Rabett , Perry Benson , Barbara New , John Horsley ,
Angela Scoular , Yvonne Marsh ,
Hugh Lloyd and Amanda Bellamy. Director Roy Gould
Producer David Croft


Written By: Jimmy Perry
Written By: David Croft.
Unknown: Paul Shane
Unknown: Jeffrey Holland
Unknown: Su Pollard
Unknown: Donald Hewlett
Unknown: Michael Knowles
Unknown: Bill Pertwee
Unknown: Brenda Cowling
Unknown: Mavis Pugh
Unknown: Susie Brann
Unknown: Catherine Rabett
Unknown: Perry Benson
Unknown: Barbara New
Unknown: John Horsley
Unknown: Angela Scoular
Unknown: Yvonne Marsh
Unknown: Hugh Lloyd
Unknown: Amanda Bellamy.
Director: Roy Gould
Producer: David Croft

: Raiders of the Lost Ark

Steven Spielberg 's spectacular action adventure, made in the style of Saturday morning movies, and starring Harrison Ford
Indiana Jones 's outrageous, death-defying exploits take him around the world in search of the legendary Ark of the Covenant, a religious artifact of unspeakable power wanted by the Nazis.
SEE FILMS pages 59-72


Unknown: Steven Spielberg
Unknown: Harrison Ford
Unknown: Indiana Jones
Indiana Jones: Harrison Ford
Marion Ravenwood: Karen Allen
Belloq: Paul Freeman
Toht: Ronald Lacey
Sallah: John Rhys-Davies
Brody: Denholm Elliott
Dietrich: Wolf Kahler
Gobler: Anthony Higgins
Satipo: Alfred Molina
Barranca: Vic Tablian
Col Musgrove: Don Fellows
Major Eaton: William Hootkins
Bureaucrat: Bill Reimbold
Jock: Fred Sorenson
Giant Sherpa: Pat Roach

: News and Sport

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Westbeach

A ten-part drama serial created by Tony Marchant - writer of Goodbye Cruel World and Take Me
Home - about two rival families in a fictional seaside town.
Just Another Saturday. The fortunes of the Prestons, a family who have been the pillar of the Westbeach community for 150 years, are in decline. The Cromers, with their amusement arcades, nightclubs and caravan park, are prospering. Both believe they know what's best for Westbeach. But between Sarah Preston and Alan Cromer the battle seems more personal than business.
Episode written by Tony Marchant
Producer Susi Hush ; Director Robert Chetwyn A Witzend production for BBCtv


Unknown: Tony Marchant
Unknown: Sarah Preston
Unknown: Alan Cromer
Written By: Tony Marchant
Producer: Susi Hush
Director: Robert Chetwyn
Sarah Preston: Deborah Grant
HugoPreston: David Horovitch
Alex Preston: Annie Lambert
GregDacosta: Ricco Ross
Angela: Alison Lomas
AlanCromer: Oliver Cotton
Maggie Cromer: Lesley Duff
Jan Cromer: Siobhan Burke
Ray Cromer: Michael Attwell
JeanCromer: Cherith Mellor
YolaCromer: Debby Bishop
Jack Cromer: Paris Manole Us
Betty Cromer: Jo Warne
ChrisCromer: Lee Ross
IrisCromer: Edna Dore
FIorrieDawson: Pat Keen

: Birds of a Feather: Parting

Comedy series starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson.

Sharon is faced with an impossible choice when her husband Chris tells her he is ill.
Episode written by Gary Lawson, John Phelps
An Alomo production for BBCtv


Writer: Gary Lawson
Writer: John Phelps
Director/Producer: Nic Phillips
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson

: Match of the Day

Highlights of two of the top games as the race for the Premier League title hots up. Plus action and reaction from the rest, with analysis from Alan Hansen and Trevor Brooking. Commentary by Barry Davies and Tony Gubba. Introduced by Desmond Lynam. Series producer John Shrewsbury Editor Brian Barwick
OF DAY page


Unknown: Alan Hansen
Unknown: Trevor Brooking.
Commentary By: Barry Davies
Commentary By: Tony Gubba.
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.
Producer: John Shrewsbury
Editor: Brian Barwick
Unknown: Alan Hansen

: Beyond the Shadows

The last of seven short journeys for Holy Week. Cardinal Cahal Daly ,
Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, meets John Humphrys to discuss the story of the discovery of Christ's empty tomb and the hope that it inspires. Producer Sarah Rutty
A Soul Purpose production for BBCtv


Unknown: Cahal Daly
Unknown: John Humphrys
Producer: Sarah Rutty

: J Edgar Hoover

Biopic of the infamous FBI man, starring
Treat Williams
Ambitious, dedicated and increasingly intolerant, young J Edgar Hoover sets about building an unshakeable power base for himself that lasts 48 uncompromising years - and making powerful enemies.
Director Robert Collins
SEE FILMS pages 59-72


Unknown: J Edgar Hoover
Director: Robert Collins
J Edgar Hoover: Treat Williams
Lyndon Johnson: Rip Torn
Franklin D Roosevelt: David Ogden Stiers
Dwight D Eisenhower: Andrew Duggan
Clyde Tolson: Robert Harper
Annie M Hoover: Louise Fletcher
John F Kennedy: Art Hindle
Robert F Kennedy: James F Kelly
Joseph McCarthy: Charles Hallahan
A Mitchell Palmer: John McLiam
Harry S Truman: Walker Edmiston
Willian S Sullivan: Joe Regalbuto

: 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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