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: Business Breakfast

Market analysis and news.

: Breakfast News

News every quarter hour.

: Clowning Around

With Philippa Forrester,
Toby Anstis and Andi Peters.
Sim tries some new tricks.


Unknown: Toby Anstis
Unknown: Andi Peters.

: Why Don't You..?

Today there are strange creatures about.

: 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 OZone

Fast-moving music magazine.
COMPETITION LINE: 0[number removed](max call cost 25p). Rules from AudioCall, 80 Wood Lane. London W 1 2 OTT

: News

Regional News; Weather

: The High Chaparral

The unity of the ranch is threatened. Rpt

: For the Love of It

Today: a man who collects
American Cadillacs.

: News

Regional News; Weather

: King of the Road Revisited

Ross King remembers artists he met on his tour of Britain, including a sand sculptor from Weymouth and an unusual fashion designer from Belfast.


Unknown: Ross King

: Pebble Mill Encore

Highlights from the last series. Today: double acts.

: One O'Clock News

With John Tusa. Subtitled
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: John Tusa.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Neighbours

: Going for Gold

Quiz show. Stereo

: The Trip to Bountiful

Drama starring
Geraldine Page John Heard
Texas, 1947: an ageing widow dreams of visiting her home town for the last time.
Geraldine Page won an Oscar for her performance.
Director Peter Masterson (1985)
SEE FILMS pages 25-30


Unknown: Geraldine Page
Director: Peter Masterson
Carrie Watts: Geraldine Page
Ludie Watts: John Heard
Thelma: Rebecca Dem0rnay
Jessie Mae: Carlin Glynn

: Cartoon

: Orville and Cuddles

With Andi Peters and Edd.
Cartoon. Orville and Cuddles try to bake some cakes.


Unknown: Andi Peters

: The All New Popeye Show

Animation. Rpt

: Dizzy Heights

Eustace shows his family heirloom to a passing stranger. Written by Robin Kingsland


Written By: Robin Kingsland

: Newsround

: Record Breakers

In the last show of the current series, there is a spectacular celebration of Record Breakeri.
21st anniversary with special guest, Olympic gold medallist Linford Christie. Plus high adventures on a frozen waterfall, the world's most calorific Christmas pudding, and a record breaking playout by the biggest jazz band ever.
With Roy Castle, Cheryl Baker and Ron Reagan Jr.


Unknown: Linford Christie.
Unknown: Cheryl Baker
Unknown: Ron Reagan Jr.

: Neighbours

Helen finds herself on the wrong side of the law. Cameron makes a momentous decision about his future. Jim's rehabilitation causes a clash in the Robinson household.

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Anna Ford.
Subtitled 43 Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Anna Ford.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Top of the Pops

Mark Franklin introduces the UK's top chart show, featuring the best of today's music plus some pre-chart exclusives. Director/Producer Stanley Appel


Introduces: Mark Franklin

: EastEnders

Frank has to face another family crisis. Pat is supportive but stubbornness seems to run in the family. Grant and Sharon resolve their differences.
Meanwhile Phil and Kathy discuss past loves.
This week's episodes written by Tony Jordan
(Stereo) (Subtitled) 79
See Preview page 7


Writer: Tony Jordan
Director: Leonard Lewis
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Kathy Beale: Gillian Taylforth
Phil: Steve McFadden
Pat: Pamst Clement
Frank: Mike Reid
Diane: Sophie Lawrence
Grant: Ross Kemp
Elise: Laurence Bouvard
Pierre: Ouver Senton
Claude: Stefan Lander
Paul: Thierry Lawson
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Christine Hewitt: Elizabeth Power

: Nature Detectives

A series of programmes taking a new look at British wildlife - through the eyes of the British public. It uses the latest filming techniques of the BBC
Natural History Unit to answer questions.
Capercaillies are huge grouse that live a secret life in the ancient forests of Scotland, yet gamekeeper Jimmy Oswald knows them so well that he can take the cameras right up close. Policeman Martin Edge guides the crew on a dive under
Swanage pier in search of crabs, fish and the coral known as dead man's fingers. Jo Root has spent the summer digging for worms to feed to her lodger - a monster cuckoo chick living in a robins' nest in her shed. Why do the robins feed the cuckoo? And what have the adult cuckoos been doing all summer? Series producer Paul Appleby
JOIN THE NATURE DETECTIVES: if you've captured unusual wildlife events with your camcorder, or have an interesting tale to tell, write (enclosing your tape) to series producer. Paul Appleby , at: Nature Detectives, BBC Bristol BS8 2LR.


Unknown: Jimmy Oswald
Unknown: Martin Edge
Unknown: Jo Root
Producer: Paul Appleby
Producer: Paul Appleby

: Crime Limited

Last in the series about crime, the victims of crime and the people whose lives are affected by 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.
The series also features reconstructions of important cases from the past that have led to judicial and forensic breakthroughs.
Tonight, how a witness to a fatal stabbing fought back against a campaign of intimidation; the family who don't know who killed their daughter, four years after her death; and in this week's landmark case, how fingerprints were first used to bring murderers to justice. 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 Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Lonesome Dove

The concluding part of the epic western drama. Starring Robert Duvall
Tommy Lee Jones Anjelica Huston Danny Glover
The Return. The Outfit is shocked and saddened by their recent loss but continue on their journey to a vast expanse of territory filled with buffalo, where Gus is surrounded by hostile Indians and seems to have little hope of escape.
Later, as the Hat Creek Outfit establishes its ranch in Montana, Call prepares to go back on a final mission on behalf of Gus.
(For cast see Wednesday)


Unknown: Robert Duvall
Unknown: Tommy Lee Jones
Unknown: Anjelica Huston
Unknown: Danny Glover

: Beverly Hills Connection

Light-hearted thriller starring
James Brolin
Lisa Hartman
Laramie, Wyoming, is a quiet town where the most the local cops have to handle is the odd cattle rustler. But when a friend of detective Mandy Ryder is murdered, on a weekend away to Los Angeles, Ryder flies down to Beverly Hills and teams up with a laid-back cop to investigate the death.
Director Corey Allen (1985)
SEE FILMS pages 25-30


Unknown: James Brolin
Unknown: Lisa Hartman
Unknown: Mandy Ryder
Director: Corey Allen
Harry Wilde: James Brolin
Amanda Ryder: Lisa Hartman
Ian Blaze: David Hemmings
Josh Ryder: Stuart Whitman
Christine Woodward: Irena Ferris
Jimmy Blue: Michael C Gwynne
Karen Moore: Alexa Hamilton
Captain Max Rosenberg: Lane Smith
Rod: Drake Hogestyn
Victor Delucci: Aharon Ipale
DrKenner: John McCook

: Weather

: BBC Select

RCN Nursing Update: Unit 37 -
Bacterial Vaginosis.

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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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