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: Children's BBC

Features and entertainment for the Easter holiday, with Philippa Forrester and Toby Anstis. Stereo

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

: Why Don't You..?

Learn how to make your own kite from paper.

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

The Patch Stop.

: Good Morning ... with Anne and Nick

Live daily magazine with Anne Diamond and Nick Owen.
Part 1 includes Ross King 's Quizcall and at
10.50 Homeworks (do-it-yourself)
11.00 News (Subtitled); weather
11.20 Library of Romance
11.30 Video Stars
11.35 Medical Phone-in with Dr Mark Porter
12.00 News (Subtitled); weather


Unknown: Anne Diamond
Unknown: Nick Owen.
Unknown: Ross King
Unknown: Dr Mark Porter

: Pebble Mill

With Alan Titchmarsh.


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.

: Good Morning

... returns with a re view of the morning's events.
HOTLINE and QUIZCALL: see Wednesday
12.55pm Regional News; Weather

: One O'Clock News

With Edward Stourton.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Neighbours

: The River Kings

Concluding the two-part family saga set in 1920s Australia.
Shawn's adventures continue as he is reunited with his long-lost father, only to suffer the pain of disillusionment. Subtitled


Elijah: Bill Kerr
ShawnHofner: Tamblyn Loro
Angus: Edward Hepple
Prayingjack: Willie Fennell
Charlee: Cecil Parkee
Captain Snane: David Bradshaw
Michael Hofner: Hamish Fletcher
JeanHo/ner: Caroline Winnall
Karen Hofner: Miranda Elliott
LottieHofner: Jackie Kerin
Mary Thompson: Kate Mulcahy
Fred Thompson: Edmund Pegge

: The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Animated tale of mystery and magic, narrated by Vincent

: Pingu


: Chucklevision

More hilarious capers with the Chuckle Brothers. Chuckle International Airways gets off to a flying start.

: Happy Families

Master Salt the Sailors' Son
(part 2). There are mysterious happenings on board the Jolly Jack. It takes a storm to solve the puzzle. Rpt Stereo


Master Salt: London Kim
Captain Salt: Richard Hope
MrsSalt: Tamsin Heatley
Grandpa Salt: Stanley Lebor

: Tricks 'n' Tracks

The series of magic, music, tricks and tips. With
Paul Zenon , Sally Gray , resident robots Adam, Eve and Arbie, and Russ Stevens performing some dazzling illusions and tracks from chart bands.


Unknown: Paul Zenon
Unknown: Sally Gray
Unknown: Russ Stevens

: Newsround

News for children.

: Blue Peter

Today, one of Bonnie's puppies Honey, takes her final exam to be a working guide dog for the blind. And, if she passes, she will meet her new owner.
With John Leslie, Diane-Louise Jordan and Anthea Turner.


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

: Neighbours

Doug is horrified when his picture is published in the Erinsborough News. Lucy is heartbroken over Brad's decision to take Beth to the company ball. Paul and Caroline's relationship takes a new turn. Can their passion be denied?

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey. Subtitled
Weather Penny Tranter NEWS BYTELEPHONE: BBC News can be heard between 5.00am and 8.00pm by dialling 0[number removed]. Callsare charged at 36p per minute cheap rate. 48p at all othertimes.


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.

: Top of the Pops

The best of today's music and pre-chart exclusives.
Introduced by Mark Franklin. Director Babara Jones Producer Stanley Appel


Introduced By: Mark Franklin.
Director: Babara Jones
Producer: Stanley Appel

: EastEnders

Hattie gets a belated surprise. Arthur gives Aidan a pep talk. Steve and Mark's venture takes off. Michelle gives Jack another warning. With her friends' help can she finally get through to him that she is not interested?
This week's episodes written by Jeff Povey


Writer: Jeff Povey
Series Producer: Leonard Lewis
Director: Bill Hays
Jack: James Gilbey
Shelley: Nicole Arumugam
Michelle Fowler: Susan Tully
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Phil Mitchell: Steve McFadden
Clyde Tavernier: Steven Woodcock
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Hattie: Michelle Gayle
Steve Elliot: Mark Monero
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Mrs Hewitt: Elizabeth Power
Mandy: Nicola Stapleton
Aidan: Sean Maguire
Frank Butcher: Mike Reid
Ricky Butcher: Sid Owen
Mark Fowler: Todd Carty
Pete Beale: Peter Dean
Sylvia: Rachel Hiew
Tim: Sean Haughey
Gary: Scott Lane
Big Ron: Ron Tarr

: Mulberry

Off-beat comedy written by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey , starring Karl Howman as the other-worldly manservant intent on brightening up the life of an elderly spinster.
A visit from Miss Farnaby's solicitor causes Bert and Alice some anxiety, and the attic cupboard reveals yet another side to Miss Farnaby.
DirectorClive Grainger Producer John B Hobbs


Written By: John Esmonde
Written By: Bob Larbey
Unknown: Karl Howman
Mulberry: Karl Howman
Miss Farnaby: Geraldine McEwan
Bert Finch: Tony Selby
Alice Finch: Mary Healey
Stranger: John Bennett
Mr Horsham: Peter Clapham
Doctor: Ewen Cummins

: Keeping Up Appearances

Roy Clarke 's comedy series starring Patricia Routledge Hyacinth is thrilled when the wealthy Mrs Fortescue asks them for a lift into town. After all, she's practically aristocracy.
Director/Producer Harold Snoad


Unknown: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Unknown: Mrs Fortescue
Producer: Harold Snoad
Hyacinth: Patricia Routledge
Richard: Clive Swift
Elizabeth: Josephine Tewson
Daisy: Judycornwell
Onslow: Geoffrey Hughes
Rose: Mary Millar
Emmet: David Griffin
Mrs Fortescue: Jean Anderson

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Penny Tranter


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Crimewatch UK

The series in which police forces around the country appeal for viewers to help them solve serious crimes.
Tonight: an attack by an armed gang on a couple in Cowdenbeath,
Fife, one night last December. Among the clues that the police hope will jog someone's memory are the northern
English accents of the robbers and the white transit van and red Ford Escort they used. Crimewatch UK also reconstructs the murder of Doris Shelley two months ago. She lived alone in a 17th-century mill house in Suffolk and a man had been seen on two occasions hiding in her garden.
Presented by Nick Ross and Sue Cook. Phone on [number removed]from 9.30pm until midnight. Studio director Pieter Morpurgo Series producer Liz Mills
Details on Ceefax page
(Crimewatch UK Update is at 11.45pm)


Unknown: Doris Shelley
Presented By: Nick Ross
Presented By: Sue Cook.
Director: Pieter Morpurgo

: Byline

Tresoddit for Easter. Cartoonist Posy Simmonds applies her drawing skills to an imaginary fishing village in Cornwall, where she takes a wry look at the dilemmas faced by visitors and their love for the place. Producer Jonathan Stedall
Executive producer Peter Symes
An Antelope West production for BBCtv


Unknown: Posy Simmonds
Producer: Jonathan Stedall
Producer: Peter Symes

: Law and Order

American crime series.
The Violence of Summer
Three youths are indicted for the rape of a television journalist in an area notorious for drug dealing. But as rumours of the victim's past begin to circulate and as her own memory of the events becomes confused, the case falters and a violated woman appears to be the one on trial.

: Crimewatch UK Update

With the latest news from the Crimewatch studio.

: 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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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