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: Business Breakfast

The latest news.

: Breakfast News

News every quarter hour.

: King of the Road

A visit behind the scenes of Lincoln's Inn in the City of London.

: Labour Live

The Labour Party debates "one member one vote". Presented by Vivian White , Sheena McDonald and JonSopel. Stereo


Presented By: Vivian White
Presented By: Sheena McDonald

: News Subtitled

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Zoe Ball.
The Roundabout Stop. Stereo


Unknown: Zoe Ball.

: Bunyip

Cartoon fun. Rpt

: Labour Live

Further coverage. Stereo Including 11.00; 12.00 News Subtitled Regional News; Weather
12.55 Regional News; Weather

: Neighbours

(Fordetaissee5.35pm; stereo SubWed

: Going for Gold

Quiz show. Stereo

: Hawaii Five-O

A succession of murders puts
McGarrett on the trail of a plan to rob the stock exchange. Rpt

: Today's Gourmet

Chef Jacques Pepin prepares creamy garlic soup with potatoes and leeks, honey roast veal and almond cake with mango-rum sauce.


Unknown: Jacques Pepin

: Lifeline

Appeal for the "Who Cares?" Trust.

: Cartoon

: Radio Roo

With Toby Anstis.
Comedy dramas written by and starring Wayne Jackman.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.
Unknown: Wayne Jackman.

: Bananaman

Cartoon. Rpt

: Pirates of Dark Water

Cartoon adventures. Subtitled

: Hartbeat

Ideas for picture-making. With Tony Hart and Gabrielle Bradshaw.


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Gabrielle Bradshaw.

: Newsround

: Byker Grove

A 20-part children's drama.
19: Debbie gets the cold shoulder on her return to the Grove.
Episode written by Matthew Graham A Zenith North production for BBCtv


Written By: Matthew Graham

: Neighbours

Gaby feels the extent of Benito's fury. Is this the end of Julie and Philip's marriage?
(Shownat 1.30pm. For castsee Tuesday)

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey. Subtitled
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.

: Clash of the Titans

Fantasy adventure starring
Laurence Olivier
Claire Bloom
Maggie Smith
Perseus, son of the god Zeus, sets out to win the love of the beautiful Andromeda. In order to do so he must first overcome the terrifying obstacles set in his path by the other gods on Mount Olympus. He is set upon by a monstrous two-headed dog, and the horrifying Kraken - a giant sea monster.
Featuring special effects by Ray Harryhausen.
Director Desmond Davis (1981)
FILM REVIEWS pages 67-74


Unknown: Laurence Olivier
Unknown: Claire Bloom
Unknown: Maggie Smith
Unknown: Ray Harryhausen.
Director: Desmond Davis
Zeus: Laurence Olivier
Hera: Claire Bloom
Thetis: Maggie Smith
Aphrodite: Ursula Andress
Perseus: Harry Hamlin
Andromeda: Judi Bowker
Poseidon: Jack Gwillim
Athena: Susan Fleetwood
Hephaestus: Patroach
Ammon: Burgess Meredith
Cassiopeia: Sian Phillips
Thallo: Tim Pigott-Smith
Calibos: Neil McCarthy
Acrisius: Donald Houston

: Points of View

Anne Robinson presents viewers' comments on recent
BBCtv programmes. Producer Bernard Newnham
WRITE TO: Points of View, BBCtv Centre. London W 1 2 7RJ; or phone or fax on [number removed]. RADIO TIMES LETTERS: page


Unknown: Anne Robinson
Producer: Bernard Newnham

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Inside Story

The Great Benefit Robbery
It's no longer just question of someone down on their luck fiddling a few pounds they're not strictly entitled to. Not even of determined but small-scale fraud. Now the crime gangs are movingin, determined to exploit the benefit system, and Lesley and Ray are two of the social security fraud officers whose job it is to grapple with them and expose systematic theft.
"Organised crime is gouging its way through the benefit system," they say. "Every year we are losing millions, if not billions of pounds." But they are under-resourced and overworked, and may be doing little more than scratch at the surface of the crime.
Inside Story has gained first-time access to their unit as they investigate those perpetrating this theft. Producer Malcolm Brinkworth
Executive producer Steve Hewlett A Touch production for BBCtv


Producer: Malcolm Brinkworth
Producer: Steve Hewlett

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Desmond Lynam.
European Football Action from the club competitions on a big European night for British teams. It includes Norwich City, who travel to Holland where they meet Vitesse Arnhem in the Uefa Cup first-round, second-leg tie. Commentary from John Motson.
World Cup 94
Coventry City's mercurial
Peter Ndlovu and irrepressible Liverpool goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar have been preparing for a crucial World Cup qualifier against Guinea - their target is a place for
Zimbabwe in the finals next year in the United States. Ray Stubbs follows their progress.
In two days' time Cardiff Arms Park stages the first British world heavyweight championship fight, when Lennox Lewis defends his
WBC crown against
Frank Bruno. Harry Carpenter traces the history of the British heavyweight scene, that most charismatic of weight divisions. The great names in the past include Jack Petersen , Tommy Farr , Don Cockell , Billy Walker and Henry Cooper , through to the current generation of heavyweight fighters, where British boxing is better placed than ever. Producer Vivien Kent
Editor Brian Barwick


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.
Unknown: John Motson.
Unknown: Peter Ndlovu
Unknown: Bruce Grobbelaar
Unknown: Lennox Lewis
Unknown: Frank Bruno.
Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Jack Petersen
Unknown: Tommy Farr
Unknown: Don Cockell
Unknown: Billy Walker
Unknown: Henry Cooper
Producer: Vivien Kent
Editor: Brian Barwick

: Right to Kill?

Drama based on a true story, starring
Frederic Forrest
Christopher Collet
When the Jahnke family moved, teenagers Richard and Deborah thought it would be the start of a new life. But their father is a disturbed, bitter and violent man whose oppressive regime and irrational behaviour makes their existence a living hell. Day after day their pain increases, until it becomes intolerable.
Director John Erman (1985)


Unknown: Frederic Forrest
Unknown: Christopher Collet
Director: John Erman
Richard Jahnke Sr: Frederic Forrest
Richardjahnkejr: Christopher Collet
Deborahjahnke: Justine Bateman
Mrsjahnke: Karmin Murcelo
Eve Whitcomb: Ann Wedgeworth
Jim Barrett: Terrance O'Quinn
VeraScofield: Lisa Blake Richards
Major: Vegvary Jtwalsh
Candy: Alison Bartlett
Mr Harris: Jerry Haynes
Det Roberts: Daniel Van Bergen
Billy: Marc Gilpin
Robyn: Karen Radcliffe
Officer Torgerson: Gary Moody

: Weather

: am BBC Select

2.15 Accountancy Television: scrambled 716905 3.15-3.45
Legal Network Television: scrambled 26479 4.00 TV Edits Preview: 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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