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: Business Breakfast

The latest news.

: Breakfast News

News every quarter hour.

: King of the Road

Today: in and around Malvern.

: Labour Live

The Labour Party conference debates PR and law and order. Stereo

: News Subtitled

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

The Patch Stop.

: Bunyip

Cartoon. Rpt

: Labour Live

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

: Neighbours

: Going for Gold

Quiz show. Stereo

: The Early Bird

Comedy starring
Norman Wisdom
Norman Pitkin is a milkman who causes havoc while waging a war against a rival dairy.
Director Robert Asher (1965)


Unknown: Norman Wisdom
Unknown: Norman Pitkin
Director: Robert Asher
Norman Pitkin: Norman Wisdom
Hunter: Jerry Desmonde
Grimsdale: Edward Chapman
Mrs Hoskins: Paddie O'Neil
Austin: Bryan Pringle
SirRoger: Richard Vernon
Colonel Foster: John Le Mesurier

: Children's BBC

With Toby Anstis.

Blinky Bill
Cartoon series about a lovable koala bear called Blinky Bill.


Presenter (Children's BBC): Toby Anstis

: Get Your Own Back

Return of the game show with Dave Benson Phillips.


Presenter: Dave Benson Phillips

: Uncle Jack and Cleopatra's Mummy

Uncle Jack goes to Egypt with his niece Helen, and uncovers strange goings on at the ancient Tomb of El Wadi Whant.
Written by Jim Eldridge


Unknown: Uncle Jack
Written By: Jim Eldridge
Jack: Paul Jones
Helen: Catherine Bailey
Imogen: Moyra Fraser
M: Roger Hammond
Dorothy: Tricia George

: Newsround

: Blue Peter

With John Leslie, Diane-Louise Jordan and Anthea Turner.


Presenter: John Leslie
Presenter: Diane-Louise Jordan
Presenter: Anthea Turner

: Neighbours

Dorothy makes an astonishing career move.

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey. Suotitled
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: 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

Nigel has another traumatic meeting and Tricky Dicky makes a startling claim.
Episode written by Ashley Pharoah


Writer: Ashley Pharoah
Series Producer: Leonard Lewis
Director: Geoff Feld
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Kathy Beale: Gillian Taylforth
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Christine Hewitt: Elizabeth Power
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Grant: Ross Kemp
Sanjay: Deepak Verma
Gita: Shobu Kapoor
Michelle: Susan Tully
Mark: Todd Carty
Richard: Ian Reddington
Hattie: Michelle Gayle
Pat: Pam St Clement
Frank: Mike Reid
Nigel: Paul Bradley
Debbie: Nicola Duffett
Clare: Gemma Bissix
Meena: Sudha Bhuchar

: Nature Detectives

Last in this innovative public access series about people and the wildlife that interests them, brought closer together by the expertise and technology of the BBC's Natural History Unit.
This week a woman in Middlesex pursues parakeets along the Thames. A
Somerset birdwatcher helps reverse the decline in barn owls with his own conservation programme. On the South Downs a man rears butterflies in converted greenhouses and releases them into the wild. And in the Moray Firth dolphin watchers are given a fresh view of their subject, with the help of an underwater camera. Series producer Paul Appleby


Producer: Paul Appleby

: Waiting for God

Starring Stephanie Cole Graham Crowden
After splitting up with Diana, Tom, bored to distraction, longs for her to return to
Bayview. Meanwhile, much to Tom's exasperation, his son
Geoffrey insists on living with him and is perpetually working at his hobby - building shelves - which he claims is much more interesting than his marriage.
Written by Michael Aitkens
Director/Producer Gareth Gwenlan


Unknown: Stephanie Cole
Unknown: Graham Crowden
Written By: Michael Aitkens
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Diana: Stephanie Cole
Tom: Graham Crowden
Harvey Bains: Daniel Hill
Jane: Janine Duvitski
Geoffrey: Andrew Tourell
Marion: Sandra Payne
Sarah: Lucy Aston
Inger: Issy van Randwyck
Nanny: Miranda Forbes
Basil: Michael Bilton
Jenny: Dawn Hope
Cabbie: Anthony Warren
Trendy: Rupert Degas
Baby Di: Lucy Edelstein

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather Ian McCaskill
BBC NEWS BY TELEPHONE: can be heard between 5.00am and 8.00pm on 0[number removed]. Calls are 36p per minute cheap rate, 48patothertimes.


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: One Foot in the Grave: The Broken Reflection

Starring Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie.
Victor's brother Alfred arrives from New Zealand on one of his 25-year visits.


Writer: David Renwick
Director/Producer: Susan Belbin
Victor Meldrew: Richard Wilson
Margaret Meldrew: Annette Crosbie
Alfred: Richard Pearson
Patrick: Angus Deayton
Pippa: Janine Duvitski
Chinese youth: Paul Courtenay Hugh
Chinese customer: John Shin

: Absolutely Fabulous

The acclaimed satire set in the world of fashion PR continues.
Written by and starring Jennifer Saunders, with Joanna Lumley.

Edina and Patsy go on an absolutely fabulous holiday to Provence. The language barrier is the least of their problems.
With Julia Sawalha, Jane Horrocks and June Whitfield.


Writer: Jennifer Saunders
Director: Bob Spiers
Producer: Jon Plowman
Edina: Jennifer Saunders
Patsy: Joanna Lumley
Saffron: Julia Sawalha
Bubble: Jane Horrocks
Mother: June Whitfield

: Question Time

Peter Sissons is in the chair for tonight's edition from
Brighton, where the Labour
Party Conference is being held. Included around the table are
Tony Blair , the Shadow Home Secretary, and Liz Lynne , the Liberal Democrat's Health and Community Care spokesperson. They will face questions on the issues of the day from a representative audience. Producer Prue Keely
Editor Alexandra Henderson A Brian Lapping production for BBCtv
AUDIENCE: if you would like to be part of the Question Time audience please write to: [address removed]


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Tony Blair
Unknown: Liz Lynne
Producer: Prue Keely
Editor: Alexandra Henderson
Unknown: Randolph Street

: Spenser for Hire

A routine case of blackmail, involving one of Boston's most prominent judges, turns into a complicated murder mystery. Stereo


Spenser: Robert Urich
Hawk: Avery Brooks
Susan: Barbara Stock
Sgt Frank Belson: Ron McLarty
Judge Jason Kingsley: E G Marshall
Alfie Cates: Boyd Gainesn
Eileen Kingsley: Judith Hoag
Jess: Elain Graham

: Weather

: BBC Select

RCN Nursing Update: Repeat of Unit2 "PalliativeCare".

About this project

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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