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: Breakfast News

News every quarter hour.

: Hangar 17

With Philippa Forrester,
Toby Anstis and Andi Peters.
Action packed programme of comedy, music and fun. Hosted by Mickey Hutton.


Unknown: Toby Anstis
Unknown: Andi Peters.
Unknown: Mickey Hutton.

: Ipso Facto

Ruth Toulson looks into the world of horror movies and finds out why some of us love being frightened. Plus what is the difference between a fear and a phobia?


Unknown: Ruth Toulson

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

The Roundabout Stop.

: Get Your Own Back

Game show presented by Dave Benson Phillips.


Presenter: Dave Benson Phillips.

: T NT Japan

Andi Peters explores the world of Japanese entertainment.


Unknown: Andi Peters

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Knots Landing

Abby hits upon a plan to protect her oil-drilling scheme.

: Animal Heroes

Original cartoons based on true stories of animal bravery.
Today: Bandoola and Tripper.
A Griffin production for BBCtv

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Man on the Rim

A look at the American Indians and their extraordinary variety of cultures, arts, crafts and technology.

: One O'Clock News

With John Tusa. Subtitled
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: John Tusa.

: Neighbours

If yesterday's cricket was rained off the matches will be played today and the following schedule will be amended.

: Going for Gold

Quiz hosted by Henry Kelly.


Unknown: Henry Kelly.

: Hawaii Five-0

A blackmail investigation turns into a murder case.

: Bazaar

Today: making, framing and hanging pictures; converting chip pans to the Fatfield Food Plan; going on a picnic; and discovering unexpected treasure. Stereo PROGRAMME NOTES: send 1 8p A4 sae to [address removed]

: A Big Country

People who have chosen unusual lifestyles in Australia. In 1988 Nancy Dodd left New York to cycle across Australia. But between Adelaide and Darwin she fell in love.


Unknown: Nancy Dodd

: The Legend of Prince Valiant

With Andi Peters and Edd.
Animated adventures.


Unknown: Andi Peters

: The Really Wild Roadshow

From Whipsnade Wild Animal Park. This week: local athlete
Graham Beesley runs against a greyhound and the Roadshowis taken over by cuddly prosimians. With Chris Packham , Terry Nutkins and Sue Dawson.


Unknown: Graham Beesley
Unknown: Chris Packham
Unknown: Terry Nutkins
Unknown: Sue Dawson.

: Newsround

: Byker Grove

A 20-part children's drama.
12: Matt and Marcus provide Spuggie with a dilemma.
A Zenith North production for BBC TV.


Writer: Chris Barias

: Neighbours

Cameron is confronted by a complicated dilemma. The battle of the sexes heats up.
Phoebe receives a disturbing phone call, and Debbie thinks she's found her secret admirer. (Shownat 1.30pm. For cast see Tuesday)

: Six O'Clock News

With Andrew Harvey and Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley


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

: Every Second Counts

Paul Daniels hosts another edition of the quickfire quiz show. Time is of the essence for the three couples who are competing against each other to accumulate precious seconds, which they then use when they play against the clock for major prizes. Director Babara Jones Producer Stanley Appel


Unknown: Paul Daniels
Director: Babara Jones
Producer: Stanley Appel

: Doc Martin's Casebook

General practitioner Dr Martin Hughes examines common medical problems and follows patients during their treatment. The most dangerous place in the world for a young child is in and around the home. It is here that serious accidents are likely to happen resulting in youngsters being rushed to hospital with broken bones, poisoning, cuts and burns - the continual nightmare of all parents. Tonight's programme tells the story of a typical accident to a small child and the effect it has on a frantic family. On a Saturday afternoon,
5-year-old Ryan [text removed] was playing in the communal yard outside the family home near Manchester when his mother heard him scream. Unknown to her, he had found some petrol, soaked his hand in it and set it alight. After undergoing a skin graft and spending a week in the burns unit, Ryan was finally discharged, but even then the nightmare wasn't over. Producer Sally Dixon
Series editor Michael Latham


Unknown: Dr Martin Hughes
Unknown: Ryan [text removed]
Producer: Sally Dixon
Editor: Michael Latham

: Police Rescue

A second series that follows the dramatic adventures of the rescue squad of the Australian police force, risking their lives daily as they handle everything from road and air crashes to preventing suicide, rescuing animals and assisting at sieges. The Big Canary. Mickey is caught on the hop when a simple job turns out to be more involved than he expected. Subtitled


Mickey: Gary Sweet
Georgia: Sonia Todd
Angel: Steve Bastoni
Nipper: Steve Bisley
Adams: John Clayton
Kathy: Tammy MacIntosh
Ptomaine: Doug Scroope
Sharyn: Belinda Cotterill
Frog: Marshall Napier
KatieBaldwin: Paula Forrest
Daniels: Jon Sidney
Lou: Peter Fenton
Oliver: David James

: Clarkson's Star Cars

Last programme in the series.
Many of television's four-wheel stars may not figure in the credits but, as Top Gear's
Jeremy Clarkson shows, they can still manage to steal the show sometimes. Researching the show gave Clarkson "an opportunity to look back on some of the programmes I used to enjoy when I was a kid.
Somebody actually paid me to watch The Persuaders all day long!" But he ranged wider than that in the television archives, hunting down star cars in everything from period drama to children's shows.
Director Terry Jervis
Executive producer Dennis Adams


Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Director: Terry Jervis
Producer: Dennis Adams

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Canned Carrott

In the final show of the series, party animal Carrott looks back at memorable social occasions from his past. Robert Powell joins Jasper as The Detectives handle the sensitive issue of community policing with their usual delicacy. With Steve Punt , Hugh Dennis and Robert McCulley. Producer Ed Bye
Executive producer Paul Smith A Celador production for BBCtv


Unknown: Robert Powell
Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Robert McCulley.
Producer: Paul Smith

: The Color Purple

Steven Spielberg 's Oscar-nominated interpretation of the novel by Alice Walker , starring Whoopi Goldberg Danny Glover Oprah Winfrey
Georgia 1909: Celie, a teenage mother parted from her children, is married off to a brutal widower,
Albert Johnson. So begins a life of . servitude and maltreatment, but Celie's indomitable will sees her through and leads her to a brighter future.
(1985) Subtitled
The making of Whoopi
SEE FEATURE page 18 SEE FILMS pages 24-28


Unknown: Steven Spielberg
Novel By: Alice Walker
Unknown: Whoopi Goldberg
Unknown: Danny Glover
Unknown: Oprah Winfrey
Unknown: Albert Johnson.
Celie: Whoopi Goldberg
Albert Johnson: Danny Glover
Sofia: Oprah Winfrey
Shug Avery: Margaret Avery
Harpo: Willard Pugh
Nettie: Akosua Busia
Young Celie: Desreta Jackson
Old Mr: Adolph Caesar
Squeak: Rae Dawn Chong
Miss Millie: Dana Ivey
Pa: Leonard Jackson

: 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.

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