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: Love, Lust and Loneliness

The first television agony column to allow members of the public to become agony aunts for the day. With Shyama Perera.


Unknown: Shyama Perera.

: King of the Road

Ross King and Anna Walker continue their tour of UK towns and cities. Today's venue is
Windsor in Berkshire.
VIEWERS' QUIZ: phone your entry on 0[number removed](calls cost 36p per minute cheap rate. 48p at all other times).


Unknown: Ross King
Unknown: Anna Walker

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Philippa Forrester.
The Playground Stop.

: Good Morning ... with Anne and Nick

Anne Diamond and Nick Owen with the daily magazine programme.
10.50 Relax with Jeni Barnett
11.00 News (Subtitled); Weather
11.20 Library of Romance
11.30 Video Stars
11.35 Topical Phone-In
12.00 News (Subtitled) Weather


Unknown: Anne Diamond
Unknown: Nick Owen
Unknown: Jeni Barnett

: Pebble Mill

Today's guests are John Simpson , Michael Bentine and Howard Jones. With Alan Titchmarsh.


Unknown: John Simpson
Unknown: Michael Bentine
Unknown: Howard Jones.
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.

: Good Morning

... returns with a review of the morning's events.

: One O'Clock News

With John Tusa.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: John Tusa.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Neighbours

: Eldorado

: Racing

From Goodwood.
2.40 Chichester Festival Theatre Stakes (7f)
3.10 AR Dennis Bookmakers
Predominate Stakes (1 m 2f)
3.40 Anne Frances Stevens
Memorial Conditions Stakes (61)
Commentary Peter O'Sullevan , Jimmy Lindley and John Hanmer. Introduced by Julian Wilson with Tracy Piggott. Producer Wendy Sheppard
(The 4. 1 0pm race is on BBC2)


Unknown: Anne Frances Stevens
Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Jimmy Lindley
Unknown: John Hanmer.
Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Tracy Piggott.
Producer: Wendy Sheppard

: The Brollys

With Andi Peters and Edd.
Animation. Rpt


Unknown: Andi Peters

: Bodgerand Badger

Comedy chaos at Letsby
Avenue School, written by and starring Andy Cunningham.


Unknown: Andy Cunningham.

: Watt on Earth

A 12-part science-fiction comedy thriller by Pip and Jane Baker. 1: Watt returns from his own planet after a year's absence.
(Part 2 and caston Thursday at 4.15pm)


Unknown: Jane Baker.

: The Legend of Prince Valiant

Animation adventure series.

: Newsround

: Activ8

Return of the series which tries a range of activities, including this week amazing mazes and bouncing bungees. Plus Motive8, challenging schools to come up with a new game, and a chance to have your say in Opinions. With Debbie Hodgson , Lee Fairhurst , Lyndsay Booth, Carina Cameron , Steven Hickman and Jacob Lowe.
OPINION8: telephone 0[number removed]to record your message.
INFO LINE: to find out more about today's activities telephone [number removed](calls are charged at local rate).


Unknown: Debbie Hodgson
Unknown: Lee Fairhurst
Unknown: Carina Cameron
Unknown: Steven Hickman
Unknown: Jacob Lowe.

: Neighbours

Lou makes a confession to
Madge. Cameron leaves Brad and Lucy stranded.
Baby Andrew 's life may be in danger. ( Shown at 1.30pm)


Unknown: Baby Andrew

: Six O'clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey. Subtitled
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.

: Wildlife 100: The Impossible Bird

Another one of David Attenborough's 12 favourite Wildlife on One programmes, which he has chosen from more than 100 editions shown over the past 16 years of the series.

The world's largest bird can't fly, but it can run at 40mph. Nine feet tall, it lays eggs 20 times bigger than a hen's and can kick a man to death. This is the ostrich. But does it really pursue the solitary habit of burying its head in the sand?
Following a zoologist who lived with ostriches for eight years, watching them through the seasons, this film comes up with some fascinating answers.
Narrated by David Attenborough.
See Preview page 12


Narrator: David Attenborough
Producer: Richard Brock

: EastEnders

An unexpected visitor arrives at the Taverniers, Danny buys Pauline a present and Arthur helps Aidan come to a decision about his future.
(For cast see Thursday)
Clement Freud wines and dines Wendy Richard: See Feature page 44

: The Russ Abbot Show

More madcap comedy including a version of Shakespeare's Hamlet played by George Formby. With guest Les Dennis, and featuring
Bella Emberg and Sherrie Hewson. Produced and directed by Tudor Davies Executive producer John Bishop


Played By: George Formby.
Unknown: Bella Emberg
Unknown: Sherrie Hewson.
Directed By: Tudor Davies
Producer: John Bishop

: On the Up

Bob Larbey 's comedy series about a self-made millionaire, who has marital problems.
Starring Dennis Waterman Tony's daughter, Stephanie, is coming home for half-term. But who is she going to stay with? Tony Carpenter. DENNIS WATERMAN Director
Paul Harrison
Producer Gareth Gwenlan


Unknown: Bob Larbey
Unknown: Dennis Waterman
Unknown: Tony Carpenter.
Unknown: Dennis Waterman
Unknown: Paul Harrison
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Sam: Sam Kelly
Mrs Wembley: Joan Sims
Ruth Carpenter: Judy Buxton
Tony'smum: Pauline Letts
Jane Webster: Fiona Mollison
Dawn: Michelle Hatch
Stephanie: Vanessa Hadaway

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: 999

Extraordinary stories of heroism and bravery reconstructed by emergency services, actors, and those involved in the original rescue. Tonight: a rescue deep underwater. Exploring the waters where First World War battleships were scuttled at
Scapa Flow in the Orkneys, two experienced divers got into trouble when one of them became pinned to the seabed by a huge metal door. With no time to go for help, it was up to his friend to save him, struggling to free him as their air supply streamed away.
Reconstruction of a house fire in Nottingham highlights the dangers of making hoax calls and an off-duty fireman plucks three children from the grip of quicksand-like coal slurry in South Shields.
Video reporter Juliet Morris spends time with a GP who is on 24-hour call to give emergency treatment at accidents. And there's a chance for another
200 viewers to take a free life-saving course in Belfast.
Presented by Michael Buerk. Series producer Andy Batten-Foster
LIFE SAVER GUIDE: send a cheque for £2.50 made payable to BBC Education. to [address removed]


Reporter: Juliet Morris
Presented By: Michael Buerk.
Producer: Andy Batten-Foster

: An Officer and a Gentleman

Hit romantic drama, starring
Richard Gere
Debra Winger
A determined loner,
Zack Mayo , aims to rise above his past and become a Navy pilot. But first he must survive 13 weeks of gruelling physical and psychological officer-training under the remorseless gaze of tough Sgt Foley. Even Zack's relationship with a local young woman jeopardises his situation when he comes to suspect her motives for dating him.
Director Taylor Hackford
SEE FILMS pages 49-58


Unknown: Richard Gere
Unknown: Debra Winger
Unknown: Zack Mayo
Unknown: Sgt Foley.
Director: Taylor Hackford
Zack Mayo: Richard Gere
Paula Pokrifki: Debra Winger
Sgt Emil Foley: Louis Gossett Jr
Sid Worley: David Keith
Lynette Pomeroy: Lisab Lount
Byron Mayo: Robert Loggia
Casey Seeger: Lisa Eilbacher
Emiliano Della Serra: Tony Plana
Perryman: Harolds Ylvester
Topper Daniels: David Caruso
Joe Pokrifki: Victor French
Esther Pokrifki: Grace Zabriskie
YoungZack: Tommy Petersen
Bunny: Mara Scott Wood
Schneider: David Greenfield
Donny: Dennis Rucker
Nellie Rufferwell: Jane Wilbur
Thraxton: Buck Welcher
Tom Worley: Vern Taylor

: Weather

: BBC Select

2.15-2.45am Executive Business Club: 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.

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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