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: Breakfast News

News every quarter hour.

: A Word in Your Ear

Communication challenge with actors Colin Baker ,
Julie Peasgood and Alison Dowling , and cartoonist Bill Tidy.
Presented by Gordon Burns. (Nextprogramme on Friday)


Unknown: Colin Baker
Unknown: Julie Peasgood
Unknown: Alison Dowling
Presented By: Gordon Burns.

: King of the Road

Ross King and Anna Walker continue their visits to towns and cities in the UK, meeting
British people at work and play. Today: Oxford.
VIEWERS 1 QUIZ: see Tuesday


Unknown: Ross King
Unknown: Anna Walker

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Toby Anstis.
The Roundabout Stop.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Good Morning ... with Anne and Nick

Daily magazine presented by Anne Diamond and Nick Owen.
10.50 Fashion
11.00 News (Subtitled); Weather
11.20 Library of Romance
11.30 Video Stars
11.35 Agony Aunt Phone-in with Claire Rayner
11.50 Travel
12.00 News (Subtitled); Weather


Presented By: Anne Diamond
Presented By: Nick Owen.
Unknown: Claire Rayner

: Pebble Mill

With Judi Spiers.


Unknown: Judi Spiers.

: Good Morning

... returns with a review of the morning's events.
HOTLINE: see Tuesday
12.55pm Regional News; Weather

: One O'Clock News

With John Tusa. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: John Tusa.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Neighbours

: Eldorado

: Racing

From Ascot.
2.30 Insulpak Sagaro EBF Stakes (2m)
3.05 White Rose Conditions
3.40 Insulpak Victoria Cup (Handicap. 7f)
Gold Cup candidates go on trial in the E40,000 Insulpak Sagaro EBF Stakes stayers' test.
Commentary Peter O'Sullevan , Jimmy Lindley and John Hanmer. With Julian Wilson. Producer Wendy Sheppard


Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Jimmy Lindley
Unknown: John Hanmer.
Unknown: Julian Wilson.
Producer: Wendy Sheppard

: Pingu

With Andi Peters and Edd.


Unknown: Andi Peters

: WildBunch

The WildBunchers compare different types of baby animals in the studio and find out why chicken don't have teeth. With
Janice Acquah and Mark Evans.


Unknown: Janice Acquah
Unknown: Mark Evans.

: Galaxy Goof-Ups

Cartoon fun.

: The Movie Game

Jonathon Morris hosts another round of the film and video quiz.
COMPETITION LINE: 0891-447733 (calls cost 35p maximum). Rules from Audiocall, 80 Wood Lane , London W 12 OTT.


Unknown: Jonathon Morris
Unknown: Wood Lane

: Newsround

: Dodgem: 5

A children's six-part drama series by Bernard Ashley.
Simon and Rose have escaped from the assessment centre and are now on the road to start a new life with the travelling fairground.


Writer: Bernard Ashley
Simon Leighton: Sean Maguire
Rose Penfold: Lucy Speed
Alex Leighton: John Telfer
Charlie Penfold: Trevor Peacock
Tucker: James Marcus
Nick: Graeme Briggs
Linda Leighton: Erin Geraghty
Georgie Jones: David Hampshire

: Neighbours

Brad comes up with a solution for Toby's nightmares.

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey. Subtitled
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Eldorado

Blair is in serious trouble - again! Trine's also up to her old tricks, and there's a nasty shock in store for Per.
Episode written by Bev Doyle
(Forcast see Monday. Repeated on Friday at 1.50pm)


Written By: Bev Doyle

: Tomorrow's World

What's new in science, technology and medicine.
Bob Symes investigates the latest crop of ideas from
Britain's inventors. Also, what could be the ultimate "green" energy source - algae. In a giant reactor, sunlight and carbon dioxide combine to grow these microscopic plants as a fuel for diesel engines. Producer David Sington Editor Dana Purvis
INFORMATION LINE: 0[number removed](calls are charged at 36p per minute cheap rate, 48patall other times).


Unknown: Bob Symes
Producer: David Sington
Editor: Dana Purvis

: Growing Pains

Drama series about the joys and pains of fostering. Starring
Ray Brooks , Sharon Duce That's/or Me.... Tom is appalled at the prospect of his mother-in-law becoming his boss, but George reassures him she'll only be a sleeping partner. But sleeping is the last activity Joan has in mind.
Episode written by Steve Wetton Producer Richard Bramall Director Michael Simpson


Unknown: Ray Brooks
Unknown: Sharon Duce
Written By: Steve Wetton
Producer: Richard Bramall
Director: Michael Simpson
Tom Hollings worth: Ray Brooks
Pat Hollingsworth: Sharon Duce
Mark Hollingsworth: Tat Whalley
Lisa Hollingsworth: Rosie Marcel
Simon Hollingsworth: Peter Lloyd
Joan Craddock: Rosemary Leach
Miriam Craddock: Lill Roughley
George Critchley: Trevor Peacock
Sandra Philips: Liz Crowther
Caroline Thornley: Clare Byam Shaw
Jason Begtey: Sean Maguire
Matthew: David McAlister
Mr johnson: Colin McFarlane
Mr Kirby: Alan Rollings
Darren: Colin Thomas
Terry: Stafford Gordon
Jackie Begley: Jenny Bolt
Roy: Peter Cleall
Mr Williams: Martin Smith

: TV Heroes

Danny Baker delves into the archives to find television's unlikely heroes and heroines. A look at the career of, Johnny Morris , the man who talked for the animals.
DirectorTeresa Griffiths
Producer Caroline Wright


Unknown: Danny Baker
Unknown: Johnny Morris
Producer: Caroline Wright

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: Michael Buerk.


Documentaries uncovering human stories from the world of science, medicine and technology. A Chinese Cure for Eczema? Six days a week, in a small basement room in London's
Soho, a Chinese herbalist called Dr Luo treats the first 50 patients who scrawl their names on a list taped to her door. They come from all over the world and most of them come with eczema. Amazed by her success, a specialist from
Great Ormond Street Hospital embarked upon a unique project to bring the benefits of Dr Luo's medicine to his own patients. The story of this courageous collaboration reveals the problems that arise when western medicine tries to adopt an eastern remedy. Producer Richard Dale
Series editorSusan Spindler
Dr Luo at work in her Soho practice


Producer: Richard Dale

: Sportsnight

A special two-hour edition featuring highlights of all four home countries' crucial football World Cup qualifying matches, plus snooker and rugby league.
World Cup Football
England v Holland
England hope to take another big step towards qualification in this important home match at Wembley. They start level on points with Holland in Group 2, but with one game in hand.
Commentary by John Motson with Trevor Brooking.
Czech / Slovak Republics v Wales
Wales's inspired 2-0 win over Group 4 leaders Belgium in Cardiff last month kept their World Cup dreams alive, but they face a tough challenge tonight against the unified team from the former Czechoslovakia.
Commentary by Tony Gubba. Portugal v Scotland
Scotland's proud World Cup record is under threat; they cannot afford a second defeat in Group 1 tonight. Commentary by Barry Davies .
Spain v Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland's chances of reaching the finals appear slim after losing 3-0 to the Republic of Ireland last month. Spain should qualify from Group 3.
World Snooker
The semi-final line up will be completed tonight. Stereo
Rugby League
A look ahead to this Saturday's Silk Cut Challenge Cup final between Widnes and Wigan. ProducerVivien Kent
Editor Brian Barwick


Commentary By: John Motson
Unknown: Trevor Brooking.
Commentary By: Tony Gubba.
Commentary By: Barry Davies
Editor: Brian Barwick

: Weather

: BBC Select

2.15am Accountancy Television: scrambled
3.15am 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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