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: Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles

With Philippa Forrester,
Toby Anstis and Andi Peters.
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles Cartoon adventures.


Unknown: Toby Anstis
Unknown: Andi Peters.

: Why Don't You..?

Find a recipe for ice-cream and make your own theatre.

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

The Patch Stop.

: Run the Risk

Game show with Peter Simon and Shane Richie.


Unknown: Peter Simon
Unknown: Shane Richie.

: The O Zone

Pop music news, features and interviews.
(max call cost25p). Rules from AudioCall, 80 Wood Lane, London Wl 2 OTT

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Knots Landing

Abby manoeuvres her way onto the board of a conservation group. Karen and Mack's romantic plans are thwarted by many outside distractions.

: Animal Heroes

Original cartoons based on true stories of animal bravery.

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Rediscovery of the World

Captain Cousteau and the crew of the Alcyone discover the undersea treasures near the Cocos Islands.
12.55pm Regional News; Weather

: One O'Clock News

With John Tusa. Subtitled
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: John Tusa.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Neighbours

: Going for Gold

Quiz with Henry Kelly.


Unknown: Henry Kelly.

: The Bulldog Breed

Comedy starring
Norman Wisdom
Norman Puckle is crossed in love, joins the navy and trains to become an interplanetary astronaut.... with chaotic results.
Director Robert Asher (1960)
SEE FILMS pages 31-37


Unknown: Norman Wisdom
Unknown: Norman Puckle
Director: Robert Asher
Norman Puckle: Norman Wisdom
Admiral SirBryanston Blyth: Ian Hunter
CPO Knowles: David Lodge
Commander Clayton: Robert Urquhart
Mr Phi/pots: Edward Chapman
PO Filkins: Eddie Byrne
Marlene: Penny Morrell

: Cartoon

: Orville and Cuddles

With Andi Peters and Edd.
Orville and Cuddles
Cartoon. Orville and Cuddles try their hands at sport.


Unknown: Andi Peters

: The All New Popeye Show

Cartoon double bill.

: Tom Alone

The last part of a Canadian drama. Tom meets Cornelius
Van Home, chairman of the Railroad Company, and tells him of the atrocities carried out on some of the railroad workers.


TomBradshaw: Noam Zylberman
Sam Steele: Nick Mancuso
Cornelius Van Home: Ned Beatty
Macdonald: Robert Clinton

: Newsround

: Record Breakers

The studio guest is Olympic gold medallist Sally Gunnell.
There is a visit to Las Vegas to meet the Mozart of Juggling, and the world-record memory man memorises a pack of cards in less than a minute.
With Roy Castle, Cheryl Baker and Ron Reagan Jr.


Unknown: Sally Gunnell.
Unknown: Cheryl Baker
Unknown: Ron Reagan Jr.

: Neighbours

Doug comes to a decision about Beth's unemployment.

: Six O'Clock News

With Andrew Harvey and Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Top of the Pops

Mark Franklin introduces the UK's top chart show.
Director/Producer Stanley Appel


Introduces: Mark Franklin

: EastEnders

Tricky Dicky gets an unwelcome surprise. Nigel receives some bad news.

This week's episodes written by Michael Robartes


Writer: Michael Robartes
Producer: Barbara Emile
Director: Richard Laxton
Ian Beale: Adam Woodyatt
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Richard: Ian Reddington
Kathy Beale: Gillian Taylforth
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Christine Hewitt: Elizabeth Power
Mandy: Nicola Stapleton
Aidan: Sean Maguire
Frank: Mike Reid
Ricky: Sid Owen
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Zoe: Elizabeth Chadwick
Pauline Fowler: Wendy Richard
Michelle: Susan Tully
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Nigel: Paul Bradley
Mark Fowler: Todd Carty
Hattie: Michelle Gayle
Jules: Tommy Eytle
Ashley: Rossi Higgins
Clare: Gemma Bissix

: Keeping Up Appearances

The last in this series of Roy Clarke 's comedy, starring Patricia Routledge
When Hyacinth plans a nautical supper, events take an unexpected turn. Patricia Routledge can be seen in A Lady ofLettersat 9.30pm.
Director/ Producer Harold Snoad


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

: Crime Limited

A programme that is not just about crime, but which looks at its victims and the people whose lives are affected by crime and its consequences.
The object is to try to right the balance in favour of the people criminals try not to think about - those whom the justice system itself often seems to overlook.
Tonight, the schoolboy who spent thousands of pounds of other people's money, and the parents who had to face up to his guilt; how a killer was trapped ten years after the crime; and the fight for justice by a man who spent five years in jail for a crime he didn't commit. Presented by Nick Ross. Producer Nicola Moody
Series producer John Getgood


Presented By: Nick Ross.
Producer: John Getgood

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Patricia Routledge in A Lady of Letters

Alan Bennett created "Miss Ruddock, whose only pleasure in life is her Basildon Bond" for the Talking Heads series of monologues, first broadcast in 1988. It was not his first collaboration with the doughty Miss Routledge; they had made another monologue, A Woman of No Importance, in the early 80s, which convinced Bennett that solo performances could work on screen. "In television terms a monologue is something of a departure," said Bennett of Talking Heads, "but it is also the oldest form in the world: one person telling a tale."
(A second performance in the Talking Heads series, Julie Walters in Her Big Chance, can be seen on 19 August)


Writer: Alan Bennett
Producer: Innes Lloyd
Director: Giles Foster
Miss Ruddock: Patricia Routledge

: BBC Proms-Live

A feast of baroque music is performed by the Virtuosi di Roma, one of the world's most celebrated chamber orchestras.
They play without a conductor and in tonight's concert offer five concertos, including Boccherini's most famous cello concerto.
Angelo Stefanato , their leader and artistic director, says:
"We are delighted to return to the Proms after a three-year absence with a tribute to
Boccherini on the 250th anniversary of his birth, and four contrasting concertos by our beloved Vivaldi. The programme happily gives each of our soloists a concerto to play and I will play solo violin in Ilfavorito."
Introduced by James Naughtie from the Royal Albert Hall. Series editor Peter Maniura Director Jonathan Fulford
As coverage of the Prom Is live, the following programme may run late.


Unknown: Angelo Stefanato
Introduced By: James Naughtie
Unknown: Royal Albert Hall.
Editor: Peter Maniura
Director: Jonathan Fulford

: Dream Lover

Psychological thriller starring
Kristy McNichol Ben Masters
Kathy Gardner 's bright life in New York is shattered when an intruder breaks into her apartment, triggering a recurring nightmare of increasing intensity.
Director Alan J Pakula (1986)
SEE FILMS pages 31-37


Unknown: Kristy McNichol
Unknown: Ben Masters
Unknown: Kathy Gardner
Director: Alan J Pakula
Kathy Gardner: Kristy McNichol
MichaelHansen: Ben Masters
Ben Gardner: Paul Shenar
Kevin McCann: Justin Deas
Martin: John McMartin
Claire: Gayle Hunnicutt
Danny: Joseph Culp
Billy: Matthew Penn

: Weather

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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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