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: Breakfast News

News every quarter hour.

: A Word in Your Ear

Children's presenter Floella Benjamin and comedian Tom O'Connor challenge DJ
Liz Kershaw and entertainer Bob Carolgees in the game show that tests communication skills.


Presenter: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Tom O'Connor
Unknown: Liz Kershaw
Unknown: Bob Carolgees

: King of the Road

Ross King and Anna Walker visit the Lake District on their tour of the UK.
VIEWERS' QUIZ: see Tuesday


Unknown: Ross King
Unknown: Anna Walker

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Philippa Forrester.
The Roundabout Stop.

: 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
11.50 Travel
12.00 News (Subtitled); Weather
HOTLINE: see Monday


Presented By: Anne Diamond
Presented By: Nick Owen.

: Pebble Mill

The guests include comedian Brian Conley and rock star and actor Phil Collins , who talks about his new film, Frauds. Presented byjudi Spiers.


Unknown: Brian Conley
Unknown: Phil Collins

: Good Morning

A review of the morning's events.

: One O'Clock News

With John Tusa. Subtitled
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: John Tusa.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Neighbours

: Eldorado

: Hawaii Five-O

Classic police series starring Jack Lord
Two Doves and Mr Heron. The suspicious behaviour of a victim of mugging sets McGarrett on a man hunt, while "Danno" launches a more personal search. With Vic Morrow and JohnRitter.


Unknown: Mr Heron.
Unknown: Vic Morrow

: Turnabout

Word quiz with Rob Curling.


Unknown: Rob Curling.

: Cartoon Classics

Animated fun.

: Pingu

With Andi Peters and Edd.
Animated fun.


Unknown: Andi Peters

: WildBunch

Presented by Mark Evans and Janice Acquah. How do animals find true love?


Presented By: Mark Evans
Presented By: Janice Acquah.

: Galaxy Goof-Ups

Cartoon fun with Yogi Bear and his space guardians.


Unknown: Yogi Bear

: The Movie Game

Jonathon Morris hosts another round of the film and video quiz. Features a clip from the new comedy Jack the Bear starring Danny DeVito.
COMPETITION LINE: 0891-447733 (calls cost 35p maximum). Rules from Audiocall, 80 Wood Lane. London W 1 2 OTT.


Unknown: Jonathon Morris
Unknown: Danny Devito.

: Newsround

: Byker Grove

A 20-part children's drama.
1: California enthrals Spuggie. The memory of Marcus fades as the boy-next-door makes a play for her. Joanne faces a difficult decision.
Written by Don Webb
A Zenith North production for BBCtv


Written By: Don Webb
Joanne: Michelle Warden
Spuggie: Lyndy Annbarrass
Marcus: David Ouver
Patsy: Justine McKenzie

: Neighbours

Has the Ramsay Street thief been unmasked?

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey. Subtitled
Weather Penny Tranter


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.

: Eldorado

Gwen is determined to tackle
Marcus. Ingrid is drawn further into Marcus's plans. Episode written by Juliet Ace
(For cast see Friday. Repeated on Friday at 1.50pm)


Written By: Juliet Ace

: Tomorrow's World The Prince of Wales Award for Innovation

Prince Charles discovers the stories behind the contenders for this year's award, who are judged on their success in marketing their products. He meets the professor who plans to revolutionise the way doctors diagnose disease; he watches a miniature infra-red camera guide firemen through smoke; and he discovers the Cambridge company hoping to make its mark with the giants of the Japanese computer industry. Other finalists include an injector that could put new life into power poles, a flexible wound dressing with sticking power, and a technique for preserving sensitive chemicals. Producer Martin Mortimore
Editor Dana Purvis


Producer: Martin Mortimore
Editor: Dana Purvis

: Growing Pains

Drama series about the joys and pains of fostering. Starring
Ray Brooks , Sharon Duce Everything Is Ticketty-Boo.... Trudy and the Hollingsworths have arrived in beautiful rural
France, ready to start their holiday at last.
Episode written by Steve Wetton Producer Richard Bramall
Director Christopher Hodson


Unknown: Ray Brooks
Unknown: Sharon Duce
Written By: Steve Wetton
Producer: Richard Bramall
Director: Christopher Hodson
Tom Hollingsworth: 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
Trudy: Emily Aston
Julie: Anne Rogers
Richard: John Paul Saurine

: TV Heroes

Danny Baker examines the career of another hero of the small screen. Tonight he goes in search of everyone's big brother, Blue Peter host, Peter Purves. Director Teresa Griffiths
Producer Caroline Wright


Unknown: Danny Baker
Unknown: Blue Peter
Unknown: Peter Purves.
Director: Teresa Griffiths
Producer: Caroline Wright

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Penny Tranter


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Inside Story Tiny Rowland: the Rebel Tycoon

The first major investigation into Roland "Tiny" Rowland whose company, Lonrho, was 20 years ago unforgettably castigated by Edward Heath as "this unacceptable face of capitalism". At that time, surrounded by scandal and allegations of greed and deception, Rowland's ambitions seemed devastated.
Ever since he has fought a bitter campaign to establish his respectability and importance. Few men in public life have so successfully concealed their activities and provoked such controversy. Robert Maxwell 's biographer Tom Bower has written and produced this film which attempts to discover the man behind the multimillionaire, merchant adventurer, political intriguer and accomplished powerbroker. He unravels
Rowland's past and interviews those who have benefited and suffered from his ambition.
Executive producer Steve Hewlett


Unknown: Edward Heath
Unknown: Robert Maxwell
Unknown: Tom Bower
Producer: Steve Hewlett

: Barry Norman at the Cannes Film Festival

A special Film 93 report from the most glamorous of festivals as the world's film industry once again descends on the South of France. Britain has high hopes of glory with Kenneth Branagh 's Much Ado about Nothing, Mike Leigh 's Naked and Ken Loach 's
Raining Stones.
Peter Greenaway will be screening his Baby ofMacon.
Among the stars expected in Cannes, Michael Douglas will return with Falling Down,
Arnold Schwarzenegger will be banging the drum for The Last Action Hero, and Sylvester
Stallone will be setting pulses racing with Cliffhanger. Producer Bruce Thompson Director Michael Samuels


Unknown: Kenneth Branagh
Unknown: Mike Leigh
Unknown: Ken Loach
Unknown: Peter Greenaway
Unknown: Michael Douglas
Unknown: Arnold Schwarzenegger
Producer: Bruce Thompson
Director: Michael Samuels

: March or Die

1 Foreign Legion adventure starring
Gene Hackman , Terence Hill Escaping arrest by becoming a legionnaire, agile thief Marco Segrain finds himself heading for Morocco under the command of Major Foster.
Friction between the two men soon causes trouble as they are assigned to protect an ill-advised archaeological expedition - a party that includes the glamorous Simone Picard , whom both men desire.
Director Dick Richards
SEE FILMS pages 63 72


Unknown: Gene Hackman
Unknown: Terence Hill
Unknown: Marco Segrain
Unknown: Simone Picard
Director: Dick Richards
Major William Foster: Gene Hackman
MarcoSegrain: Terence Hill
Simone Picard: Catherine Deneuve
Francois Marneau: Max von Sydow
ElKrim: Ian Holm
Ivan: Jack Ohalloran

: 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.

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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