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: Morning Surgery

Today: sports injuries, the latest news on PMT, and a look at the treatment of common ear infections among children.

: Hot Chefs

Oriental dishes prepared by top chefs David Wilson and John Burton-Race . With Ross King.


Unknown: David Wilson
Unknown: John Burton-Race
Unknown: Ross King.

: Whatever Happened to..?

Stories that hit the headlines.

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Philippa Forrester. Stereo
The Playground Stop.

: Bump

Animation. Rpt

: A Summer Good Morning

Today: Toyah Willcox goes green at a car factory, Caroline Righton unpicks some designer knitwear, and one woman's remarkable story of her fight to get her children back.


Unknown: Toyah Willcox
Unknown: Caroline Righton

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Carol and Company

Starring Carol Burnett Spudnik. An encounter between two strangers has unexpected results.


Unknown: Carol Burnett

: Come Dancing

This week's contest is between
Cardiff and Nottingham.

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Rediscovery of the World

The Channel Islands off the coast of California are home to grey whales, carnivorous sea otters and angel sharks.

: One O'Clock News

With John Tusa. Subtitled
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: John Tusa.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Neighbours

: Brides: a Tale of Two Weddings

A lighthearted look at two
American weddings.

: Cartoons

: Cricket: Third Test

England v Australia
Live coverage of the final day's play.

: The Legend of Prince Valiant

With Andi Peters and Edd.
The animated adventure series.


Unknown: Andi Peters

: Run the Risk

Game show with Peter Simon and Shane Richie.


Unknown: Peter Simon
Unknown: Shane Richie.

: Newsround

News for children.

: Activ8

Today: Carina Cameron visits Northern Ireland and learns about judo. Activ8 tries the muddiest assault course on a farm near Swansea. Plus, Antiqu8looks at one of our oldest street games, and Motiv8discovers "chucky", a new game invented by pupils from a school in Motherwell.
OPINION8: telephone [number removed] INFO LINE: telephone [number removed] (calls are charged at local rates).
FACTSHEET: available at end of series by sending large sae to A[address removed]


Unknown: Carina Cameron

: Neighbours

Julie's interfering appears to have secured Philip's future.
Rick finds himself at the mercy of two factions. Paul makes a surprise announcement.


Madge Bishop: Anne Charleston
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Christina Robinson: Gayle Blakeney
Dorothy Burke: Maggie Dence
Toby Mangel: Ben Geurens
Doug Willis: Terence Donovan
Pam Willis: Sue Jones
Gaby Willis: Rachel Blakel
Brad Willis: Scott Michaelson
Phoebe Bright: Simone Robertson
Lou Carpenter: Tom Oliver
Cameron Hudson: Benjamin Mitchell
Beth Brennan: Natalie Imbruglia
Marco Alessi ,: Fellce Arena
Rick Alessi: Dan Falzon
Bob Landers: Bruce Kilpatrick
Simon Hunter: Frederick Whitlock
Jacqueline Summers: Tiffany Lamb
Julie Martin: Julie Mullins
Philip Martin: Ian Rawlings
Hannah Martin: Rebecca Ritters
Debbie Martin: Marnie Reece-Wilmore
Benito Alessi: George Spatels
Cathy Alessi: Elspeth Ballantyne

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Bobby Davro: Rock with Laughter

The comedy impressionist presents a new variety spectacular based on his successful stage show. Davro mixes impressions with singing and dancing for some all-round entertainment and his guests tonight are Sheila Ferguson ,
Billy Pearce and Maddi Cryer. Director/Producer Tudor Davies


Unknown: Sheila Ferguson
Unknown: Billy Pearce
Unknown: Maddi Cryer.

: EastEnders

There is tension in the Tavernier household as two secrets are unveiled, Michelle and Hattie have a heart-to-heart and Phil asks a favour from Clyde and Nigel.
(For cast see Thursday)

: The Good Life: Pigs' Lib

The classic self-sufficiency sitcom, written by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey.

The Good's garden is now well under way, and Tom is managing to barter reasonably successfully. When Margo finds out that Tom and Barbara want to keep pigs she enlists the help of the local residents' association.


Writer: John Esmonde
Writer: Bob Larbey
Producer: John Howard Davies
Tom Good: Richard Briers
Barbara Good: Felicity Kendal
Jerry Leadbeatter: Paul Eddington
Margo Leadbeatter: Penelope Keith

: May to December

Paul A Mendelson 's comedy series first shown last year. The Crying Game. Alec just wants to help Zoe face the future, but his solution is straight out of the ark.
Director John Kilby
ProducerSharon Bloom
A Cinema Verity production for BBCtv


Unknown: Paul A Mendelson
Director: John Kilby
Producer: Sharon Bloom
Alec Callender: Anton Rodgers
Zoe Callender: Lesley Dunlop
Miss Flood: Frances White
Hilary: Rebecca Lacey
Jamie: Paul Venables
Simone: Carolyn Pickles
Zoe's mother: Kate Williams
Debbie: Chrissie Cotterill
Gerald: Bernard Brown

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: 999

More highlights of last year's series, reconstructed with the emergency services, actors and the people involved in the original rescues. This week: the 6-year-old boy who toppled into the gorilla pit at Jersey Zoo who was saved by one of the keepers and a local ambulance man. A rescue 500 feet beneath the North Sea when a diver's face mask shattered and the bizarre accident that left a motorist impaled on a 40 foot scaffolding pole. Plus first aid and safety tips.
Series producer Andy Batten-Foster


Producer: Andy Batten-Foster

: Desperately Seeking Susan

Screwball comedy starring
Rosanna Arquette
Madonna Aidan Quinn
Roberta is 28, married and bored. A chance look at a personal ad from someone
"desperately seeking Susan" begins a madcap adventure, a quest for something wild. But the real Susan is in deep trouble, and Roberta's obsession with her results in a bizarre change of identity which catapults her into the crazy world of night clubs, magic shows and murder.
Director Susan Seidelman (1985)
SEE FILMS pages 33-38


Unknown: Rosanna Arquette
Unknown: Madonna Aidan Quinn
Director: Susan Seidelman
Roberta Glass: Rosanna Arquette
Susan: Madonna
Dez: Aidan Quinn
Gary Glass: Mark Blum
Jim: Robert Joy
Leslie Glass: Laurie Metcalf
Crystal: Anna Levine
Wayne Nolan: Will Patton
Ian: Peter Maloney
Larry Stillman: Steven Wright
Ray: John Turturro

: Cricket: Third Test

England v Australia Richie Benaud introduces highlights of the final day's play from Trent Bridge.

: 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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