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: Morning Surgery

The return of the series taking the mystery out of medical matters. Today: head injuries and how to take a temperature accurately. With Dr Mark Porter and Lydia Thomas. A Moore production for BBCtv


Unknown: Dr Mark Porter
Unknown: Lydia Thomas.

: Pop Goes Summer

Ross King interviews singer Chris Rea. Plus a viewers' competition.
An Entertainment production for BBCtv


Unknown: Ross King
Singer: Chris Rea.

: Whatever Happened to...?

Jan Leeming recalls people and stories which made the headlines, including
Chapeltown in Leeds, twelve years after the riots, and Irish singer Clodagh Rodgers. A Moore production for BBCtv


Unknown: Jan Leeming
Singer: Clodagh Rodgers.

: Playdays

With Zoe Ball and your birthday greetings.
The Why Bird Stop.


Unknown: Zoe Ball

: Rupert

: A Summer Good Morning

A marriage in the Seychelles is one of the highlights Nick Owen selects from the last series of Good Morning.


Unknown: Nick Owen

: High Chaparral

Western series.

: Holiday Outings

Kathy Tayler takes a ride on a steam train.


Unknown: Kathy Tayler

: King of the Road Revisited

Ross King looks back at his tour of Britain. Today: sport. A Kershaw production for BBCtv


Unknown: Ross King

: Pebble Mill Encore

Highlights from the last series Today: funny men.
A KPA production for BBCtv
12.55pm Regional News; Weather

: One O'Clock News

With Edward Stourton.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Neighbours

: Going for Gold

With host Henry Kelly.
A RegGrundy production for BBCtv


Unknown: Henry Kelly.

: Knots Landing

Gary Ewing 's mysterious phone friend is murdered.


Unknown: Gary Ewing

: Pot Black

Another series of the one-frame snooker knock-out contest.
Current champion Neal Foulds takes on Steve James , and Willie Thorne plays Dennis Taylor. Presented by David Vine and Ted Lowe.
A White Rabbit production forBBCtv


Unknown: Neal Foulds
Unknown: Steve James
Unknown: Willie Thorne
Unknown: Dennis Taylor.
Presented By: David Vine
Presented By: Ted Lowe.

: Daffy Duck

Cartoon fun.

: The Adventures of Spot: Spot Goes to the Farm

With Toby Anstis.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Felix the Cat

: The Adventures of Skippy

Kangaroo tales,

: Toxic Crusaders

Animation. Rpt

: Newsround

: Blue Peter Compilation

John Leslie looks at life in the Falklands Islands.


Presenter: John Leslie

: Neighbours

Brad and Beth are innocent victims of Marco's treachery.

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Newsroom South East

Presented by Tim Ewart , with sports news from Rob Curling. EdltorGuyPelham REGIONAL PROGRAMME


Presented By: Tim Ewart
Unknown: Rob Curling.

: Telly Addicts

Noel Edmonds presents the nostalgia game show, now entering its ninth year. "It's a very strong, simple format," says Edmonds. "Everybody shares memories about television, and it's amazing how much people can remember if they try." This year adds an extra element with star guests in the studio to set questions about their own television work, starting this week with Penelope Keith and Roy Castle. Director Graham Wetherell
Producer Richard L Lewis


Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: Penelope Keith
Unknown: Roy Castle.
Director: Graham Wetherell
Producer: Richard L Lewis

: Watchdog

Anne Robinson takes over the hot seat as the consumer-affairs programme returns to expose the scandals of the high street and confront the cowboys. Once again you can call the hotline live on [number removed]and talk through your story with a Watchdog researcher. Editor Sarah Caplin
YOUR STORY: alternatively you can write to [address removed]
Anne Robinson dines with Clement Freud


Unknown: Anne Robinson
Editor: Sarah Caplin
Unknown: Anne Robinson
Unknown: Clement Freud

: The Savage Paradise: Wild Dogs a Tale of Two Sisters

A season of films from the Serengeti by the celebrated cameraman Hugo van Lawick.
Wild dogs are fierce and effective predators. With superb teamwork, they are fast and have enormous stamina.
However, there is another side to their character. At the centre of this story is the struggle between two sisters - Alpha, the dominant dog, and Beta, a submissive sister.
Alpha, who already has pups of her own, decides to steal Beta's. All of Beta's attempts to retrieve her pups seem doomed to failure. Hugo van Lawick captures this real-life drama against the backcloth of Africa's savage Serengeti.
BBCtv presentation by John Sparks
A Partridge production for BBCtv


Film maker: Hugo van Lawick.
Presentation by: John Sparks

: Disastermind

Originally shown as part of BBC2's TV Hell night last year, the show examines the agonies and ecstasies of being a contestant on Mastermind.
Producer Caroline Wright


Producer: Caroline Wright

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk. Subtitled Regional News
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Panorama

An Ordinary Boy
Two IRA bombs in a crowded
Warrington shopping centre on 20 March this year killed 3-year-old Jonathan Ball immediately; 12-year-old Tim Parry died five days later. Colin and Wendy Parry , the parents of murdered Tim, travelled to Northern Ireland, to the Republic and to Boston, USA, to find out more about why their son was killed and to understand the conflicting beliefs that sustain the troubles. "I have got a son who isn't going to live," said Colin Parry the day after the bombing, "a good-looking boy pulled apart for nothing. And for what?" Steve Bradshaw reports. Editor Glenwyn Benson
A Kilroy production for BBCtv


Unknown: Jonathan Ball
Unknown: Tim Parry
Unknown: Wendy Parry
Unknown: Colin Parry
Unknown: Steve Bradshaw
Editor: Glenwyn Benson

: A Sense of Guilt

Andrea Newman's steamy tale of passion and betrayal had everyone talking when it was first shown in 1990. This seven-part serial stars Trevor Eve, Lisa Harrow, Rudi Davies.
Charming, selfish Felix Cramer returns to London after years abroad and embarks on a dangerous affair.


Writer: Andrea Newman
Producer: Simon Passmore
Director: Bruce MacDonald
Felix Cramer: Trevor Eve
Helen Irving: Lisa Harrow
Sally Hinde: Rudi Davies
Richard Murray: Jim Carter
Elizabeth: Morag Hood
Inge: Malgoscha Gebel

: Film 93 with Barry Nonnan

Clint Eastwood , Tom Cruise and Sharon Stone launch the new series in glittering style. Barry Norman reviews In the Line of Fire, The Firm and Sliver. Director Michael Samuels Producer Bruce Thompson


Unknown: Clint Eastwood
Unknown: Tom Cruise
Unknown: Sharon Stone
Unknown: Barry Norman
Director: Michael Samuels
Producer: Bruce Thompson

: Shaker Run

Drama starring
Cliff Robertson
The chance for a once successful racing driver and his mechanic to make some quick money arises when a research scientist asks for help in defeating a deadly virus.
Director Bruce Morrison (1985)


Unknown: Cliff Robertson
Director: Bruce Morrison
Judd Pierson: Cliff Robertson
Casey Lee: Leif Garrett
Dr Christine Rubin: Lisa Harrow
Paul Thoreau: Shane Briant
Michael Connolly: Peter Hayden

: Weather

: BBC Select

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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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