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: Thundercats

With Philippa Forrester ,
Toby Anstis and Andi Peters.
Feline cartoon adventures.


Unknown: Philippa Forrester
Unknown: Toby Anstis
Unknown: Andi Peters.

: Why Don't You .. ?

- try juggling, ballroom dancing or pizza-making?

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

The Patch Stop.

: Bananaman

Cartoon. Rpt

: Paddles Up

Junior heat. Paddlers from Italy, Ireland and Slovenia compete against Britain's Kl World
Junior championjames Croft.

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Knots Landing

Merger Made in Heaven. With Greg and Abby's wedding drawing closer, Paige tries everything, including dating Ted Melcher , to win back
Greg's love. Olivia tries to clear Harold of drug charges.


Unknown: Ted Melcher

: National Trust Gardens

Peter Seabrook visits the garden at Peckover House in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.


Unknown: Peter Seabrook

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Rediscovery of the World

Jean-Michel Cousteau and his team explore the Pacific
Northwest Islands, discovering the world's largest octopus and the imposing wolf eel.
12.55pm Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Jean-Michel Cousteau

: One O'Clock News

With Edward Stourton.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

: A Day in the Life of a Forest Pond

Filming the wildlife in and around a pond in Finland.

: Howard Hughes

Thestoryofaneccentric billionaire who designed and tested the world's fastest aeroplanes, and produced and directed Hollywood films.
In his youth he escorted movie stars but in later life he lived as a recluse.

: Golf: the Open

Further coverage from Royal St George's Golf Club,
Sandwich, Kent.

: Cartoon

: Orville and Cuddles

With Andi Peters and Edd.
Cuddles gets marooned.


Unknown: Andi Peters

: The All New Popeye Show

Cartoon double bill.

: Uncle Jack and the Loch Noch Monster

Last in a six-part children's drama written by Jim Eldridge. The Vixen is planning to blow the whole place up.


Written By: Jim Eldridge.

: Newsround

News for children.

: Record Breakers

Today's special guest is
14-year-old maths genius Ganesh Sittampalam.
Ron Reagan Jr spins basketballs in America and in the studio they spin plates. With Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker.


Unknown: Ganesh Sittampalam.
Unknown: Ron Reagan Jr
Unknown: Cheryl Baker.

: Neighbours

Will Jacqueline go to jail? Rick is stunned when Beth reveals her

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Top of the Pops

Tony Dortie introduces the best of today's top chart music and some pre-chart climbers. Director Babara Jones Producer Stanley Appel


Introduces: Tony Dortie
Director: Babara Jones
Producer: Stanley Appel

: EastEnders

Sanjay takes some advice from Richard, and Mark is concerned about Aidan and Mandy. Gidea and Hattie share a problem.
Episode written by Barrie Shore


Writer: Barrie Shore
Series Producer: Leonard Lewis
Director: Bren Simson
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Kathy Beale: Gillian Taylforth
Hattie Tavernier: Michelle Gayle
Celestine: Leroy Golding
Clyde Tavernier: Steven Woodcock
Gidea: Sian Martin
Mandy: Nicola Stapleton
Aidan: Sean Maguire
Ian Beale: Adam Woodyatt
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Sanjay: Deepak Verma
Gita: Shobu Kapoor
Jules: Tommy Eytle
Dr Legg: Leonard Fenton
Pauline Fowler: Wendy Richard
Mark Fowler: Todd Carty
Nigel: Paul Bradley
Richard: Ian Reddington

: Keeping Up Appearances

Starring Patricia Routledge Having made enquiries about expensive and exotic vacations, Hyacinth discovers that voluntary church cleaning is certainly no holiday.
Written by Roy Clarke.
Director/ Producer Harold Snoad


Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Written By: Roy Clarke.
Producer: Harold Snoad
Hyacinth: Patricia Routledge
Richard: Clive Swift
Emmet: David Griffin
Elizabeth: Josephine Tewson
Onslow: Geoffrey Hughes
Daisy: Judy Cornwell

: Crime Limited

Nick Ross with the programme that focuses on the victims of crime and features reconstructions of important cases that have led to judicial and forensic breakthroughs. Tonight: the young mother whose cool head in a crisis helped to save herself and her baby when they became victims of anew form of crime-car abduction; the family who campaigned against the law which freed a man who then went on to attack and murder their daughter; and in this week's historical landmark case, what happened when the long-established "custom of the sea" came into conflict with the law of the land.
ProducerNicola Moody
Series producer John Getgood


Unknown: Nick Ross
Producer: John Getgood

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: The Leaving of Liverpool

First in a poignant two-part
Australian drama based on the real events of Britain's post-war child migration programme. Until 1967, maintaining an 18th-century tradition, the British shipped thousands of orphaned or homeless children to Australia where they were put into "homes", abused, deceived and maltreated.
This film tells the story of two remarkable children who were uprooted from their beloved Liverpool dockside and transported to Australia.
1951: when 14-year-old
Lily O'Mara 's single-parent mother is forced to put her into an orphanage, she promises to return after six months. But at the home Lily befriends Bert, a boy with dreams of glory, and together they are persuaded to "fly the flag" for Australia, little realising the game is for real. Concluding part tomorrow at


Unknown: Lily O'Mara
Lily: Christine Tremarco
Bert: Kevin Jones
Father O'Neill: Bill Hunter
Ellen O'Mara: Frances Barber
Brother Matthew: Frank Whitten
Brother Jerome: Martin Jacobs
Harry: John Hargreaves
Wilson: David Kaff
David: Darren Yap
MrsLang: Pamela Rabe
MrSymonds: Colin Moody
Alf: Gary Henshaw
Bishop: Walter Brown

: Sylvania Waters

No-holds-barred documentary series about an Australian family. Dione has only days left before she marries baby Kane's father. A night out with "the girls" seems more glamorous than being stuck at home with a husband. Noeline, in sober mood, seeks son Michael's advice; should she leave Laurie? Directors Brian Hill and Kate Woods
Executive producer Paul Watson


Unknown: Kate Woods
Producer: Paul Watson

: Ghost Story

Horror thriller starring Larry Dann
Three friends arrive for a shooting weekend at a mysterious country house unaware that something deadly haunts the cobwebbed halls.
Director Stephen Weeks (1974)
SEE FILMS pages 39-44


Unknown: Larry Dann
Director: Stephen Weeks
Talbot: Larry Dann
McFayden: Murray Melvin
Duller: Vivian MacKerall
Sophy: Marianne Faithfull
Rennie: Penelope Keith

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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.

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