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: Match of the Day: the Road to Wembley

Another chance to watch last night's televised action. Plus the third round
FACupdraw. Stereo

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews the week's news makers and reviews the papers with his guests.
Series editor Barney Jones
Executive editor Bob Wheaton
Including at 8.15 and 9.00 News; plus weather forecasts


Unknown: David Frost
Editor: Bob Wheaton

: Christmas Is Coming

Rachel Hawthorn meets more characters involved in the events leading up to the first Christmas, with music from Asian Christians and members of Streatham Baptist Church, south London. Stereo


Unknown: Rachel Hawthorn

: See Hear!

Behind the scenes of a workshop for deaf people run by the English Touring Opera. With signing and subtitles.

: Mosaic

A profile of the work of the Careers Guidance Service.
An Endboard production for BBCtv
TRAINING PACK: available at £35 from [address removed]

: Careering Ahead

: The Human Element

Today, Professor Ian Fells recalls his investigation into a fatal fire.
BOOKLET: send cheque/PO for £2.95, payable to BBC Education, to [address removed]


Unknown: Professor Ian Fells

: Bellamy Rides Again

Today, David Bellamy looks at the phosphorus cycle. Rpt Subtitled BOOKLET: [address removed]


Unknown: David Bellamy

: CountryFile

With John Craven. Plus the week's weather at 12.55


Unknown: John Craven.

: News; On the Record

Analysis of the week's political events withJohnHumphrys.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Arthur hopes for a reconciliation with Pauline, while she nurtures hopes of a different kind.

: Smash Hits Poll Winners Party

Andi Peters hosts the biggest pop party of the year, honouring the most popular and successful acts voted for by readers of Smash Hits magazine. Featuring Take That, East 17, 2 Unlimited, Bad Boys Inc, M People, Apache Indian and special guest Fresh Prince.
Director Julia Knowles
Producer Danielle Lux


Presenter: Andi Peters
Guest: Fresh Prince
Director: Julia Knowles
Producer: Danielle Lux

: Biteback

Viewers voice their criticisms and concerns about BBCtv programmes. With Sue Lawley.
A Barraclough Carey production for BBCtv


Unknown: Barraclough Carey

: The Clothes Show

This week, an investigation into anorexia nervosa by Caryn Franklin ; Jeff Banks goes to
Ireland for a gala fashion show; and John Inman on being a pantomime dame. With Brenda Emmanus and Vanessa Scott. Executive producer Roger Casstles


Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: John Inman
Unknown: Brenda Emmanus
Unknown: Vanessa Scott.
Producer: Roger Casstles

: The Borrowers

Fourth in a six-part adaptation of Mary Norton 's books.
Ditchly and Ilrick's pranks have got the better of them and Pod reminds them what being a Borrower means.
Adapted by Richard Carpenter Producer Grainne Marmion
Director John Henderson
A WorkingTitle production for BBCtv


Unknown: Mary Norton
Adapted By: Richard Carpenter
Director: John Henderson
Pod: Ian Holm
Homily: Penelope Wilton
Anietty: Rebecca Callard
Mrs Driver: Sian Philups
Mildeye: Tony Haygarth
Spiller: Daniel Newman
George: Paul Cross
Ditchly: Ben Chaplin
Ilrick: Ross McCall
Miss Menzies: Gemma Jones
Mr Pott: Richard Vernon

: News

With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Penny Tranter


Unknown: Moira Stuart.

: Songs of Praise

Continuing her Advent journey Pam Rhodes visits Dover, Britain's busiest port. A congregation and choir of over 500 voices gather in the central church of St Mary's. The hymns include: Love
Divine; Hark What a Sound and On Jordan's Bank the Baptist's Cry.
ProducerSarah Rutty; Editor Helen Alexander


Unknown: Pam Rhodes
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Last of the Summer Wine

Foggy, Clegg and a rather enthusiastic Compo accept the challenge of springing Smiler, Nora Batty 's ex-lodger. With Bill Owen , Peter Sallis ,
Brian Wilde , Kathy Staff , Thora Hird and Jean Alexander. Written by Roy Clarke
Director/Producer Alan J W Bell


Unknown: Nora Batty
Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: Peter Sallis
Unknown: Brian Wilde
Unknown: Kathy Staff
Unknown: Thora Hird
Unknown: Jean Alexander.
Written By: Roy Clarke

: A Ghost in Monte Carlo

Romantic drama, based on a book by Barbara Cartland , starring Lysette Anthony Sarah Miles , Oliver Reed France, 1883: as revenge for sins past, beautiful young Mistral is plucked from convent school and becomes a pawn in the secret schemes of her aunt Emilie.
Director John Hough (1990)
FILM REVIEWS pages49-58


Book By: Barbara Cartland
Unknown: Lysette Anthony
Unknown: Sarah Miles
Unknown: Oliver Reed
Director: John Hough
Mistral: Lysette Anthony
Emilie: Sarah Miles
Rajah: Oliver Reed
Lord Robert Stanford: Marcus Gilbert
Grand Duke Ivan: Christopher Plummer
Jeanne: Samantha Eggar
Lady Violet: Fiona Fullerton
Prince Nicholas: Jolyon Baker
Lady Drayton: Joanna Lumley
Lord Drayton: Lewis Collins
Dulton: Gareth Hunt
Alphonse: Ron Moody

: To Play the King

"I am, in fact, extremely angry with _ His Majesty, and I intend to do him harm." Prior to last week's aside to the viewing audience, Prime Minister
Francis Urquhart had publicly pretended to take a more temperate stance towards the King's attack on his policies.
In this week's episode of Michael Dobbs 's political thriller, the antagonism between the caring King (Michael Kitchen ) and his callous Prime Minister
(Ian Richardson ) develops into full confrontation, as Urquhart accuses the King of trying to organise a bloodless coup againstthe government.
Dramatised by Andrew Davies
Producer Ken Riddington , Director Paul Seed


Unknown: Francis Urquhart
Unknown: Michael Dobbs
Unknown: Michael Kitchen
Unknown: Ian Richardson
Dramatised By: Andrew Davies
Producer: Ken Riddington
Director: Paul Seed
Francis Urquhart: Ian Richardson
King: Michael Kitchen
Sarak Harding: Kitty Aldridge
Tim Stamper: Colin Jeavons
Elizabeth Urquhart: Diane Fletcher
David Mycroft: Nicholas Farrell
Chloe Carmichael: Rowena King
Sir Bruce Bullerby: David Ryall
Bryan Brynford-Jones: John Bird
Princess Charlotte: Bernice Stegers
John Stroud: Leonard Preston
Ken Charterhouse: Jack Fortune
Lord Quillington: Frederick Treves
Corder: Nick Brimble
The Lady: Erika Hoffman
Andrew: Harding Piptorrens
John Staines: Anthony Smee
DI Hackett: James Snell
Graham Gaunt: Don Warrington
MattieStorin: Susannah Harker

: News

With Michael Buerk. Subtitled
Weather Penny Tranter


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Legendary Trails

Return to the Sacred Ice
In the second of an Everyman series of four modern pilgrimages,
Nicholas Shakespeare goes to the Andes in Peru, where the beliefs of imported Christianity blend with the rituals of Inca religion. Each year, to commemorate a miracle in which Christ appeared to a boy herding alpacas, thousands of people dance and sing their way to
Q'olloritti, a mountain 16,000 feet above sea level that stands in the shadow of a glacier.
Numb from the music, local beer and the fatigue of three days and nights without rest,
Shakespeare watches the secret ceremonies and ritual battles.
Director Paul Yule
Series producer Sally Doganis


Unknown: Nicholas Shakespeare
Director: Paul Yule
Producer: Sally Doganis

: Do You Remember Love

Drama about a family coping with Alzheimer's disease, starring Joanne Woodward Richard Kiley
English professor and poet
Barbara Wyatt-Hollis is a little eccentric. But her husband can see beyond her academic manner to something more worrying. As her memory lapses and her mood swings become more frequent, the whole family are forced to confront her illness.
Director Jeff Bleckner (1985)


Unknown: Joanne Woodward
Unknown: Richard Kiley
Unknown: Barbara Wyatt-Hollis
Director: Jeff Bleckner
Barbara Wyatt-Hollis: Joanne Woodward
George Hollis: Richard Kiley
Lorraine Wyatt: Geraldine Fitzgerald
Tom Hollis: Jim Metzler
Marvin Langdon: Jordan Charney
Dave McDonough: Jerry Hardin

: Weather

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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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