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: Breakfast News

Nicholas Witchell and Sally Magnusson.


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Sally Magnusson.

: Kilroy

Topical discussion.

: Newshound

Current affairs quiz.

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Zoe Ball.
The Patch Stop.


Unknown: Zoe Ball.

: Good Morning.... with Anne and Nick

Including 10.45 Room for Improvement
10.50 Consumer Road Test 11.00 News
(Subtitled) Regional News and Weather 11.05 TV Review 11.10 Star Guest of the Day 11.20 Touch of Love 11.30 Patric Walker 's Video Horoscope 11.50 Medical Phone-In 12.00 News (Subtitled) Regional News and Weather


Unknown: Patric Walker

: Pebble Mill

Featuring today's guest
David Dimbleby. With Alan Titchmarsh.


Unknown: David Dimbleby.
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.

: Neighbours

(Details at 5.35pm) Stereo

: The Great British Quiz

General knowledge quiz.

: Snooker

Live coverage of the first quarter-final.

: Noddy

With Toby Anstis.
Animation. BBC NODDY MAGAZINE: price 70p on sale fortnightly from newsagents.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Batfink


: Jackanory

Part 3 of Thin Air.

: Popeye and Son

: Sloggers

Last part of the children's drama series. A Yorkshire cricket coach arrives but who is he? All is revealed!
Written by Sid Waddell


Written By: Sid Waddell
DiHiggS: Annie Hulley
Barry Higgs: Jeremy Bulloch
Lenny Higgs: Phillip Earley
Geoffrey Higgs: Sam Fairbrother
Roz: Jane Dawson
Scooby: Ralf Little
Matey: David Blaikie
Jason: Ian Taylor
Zoe: Delaney Brindle

: Newsround

: Blue Peter

Tim Vincent travels to La Plagne in the French Alps to train with Britain's bob-sleigh team as it prepares for the winter Olympics.
With Diane-Louise Jordan and Anthea Turner.

See This Week page 14


Presenter: Tim Vincent
Presenter: Diane-Louise Jordan
Presenter: Anthea Turner

: Neighbours

Julie hosts a party that Ramsay Street will never forget.


Unknown: Ramsay Street

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Moira Stuart.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Top of the Pops

Weekly look at the UK charts. Introduced by Mark Goodier. Director Babara Jones
Producer RicSlaxill


Introduced By: Mark Goodier.
Director: Babara Jones

: EastEnders

Nellie has some news for Arthur, and Frank has to bow to some financial pressure.
This week's episodes written by Jeff Povey


Writer: Jeff Povey
Producer: Barbara Emile
Director: Brian Stirner
Steve: Mark Monero
Jules: Tommy Eytle
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Pat: Pam St Clement
Frank: Mike Reid
Ricky: Sid Owen
Nellie: Elizabeth Kelly
Michelle: Susan Tully
Shelley: Nicole Arumugam
Richard: Ian Reddington
Carol: Lindsey Coulson
Bianco: Patsy Palmer
Phil: Steve McFadden
Grant: Ross Kemp
Nigel: Paul Bradley
Mark: Todd Carty
Hank: Andrew Tansey
Mal: Tim Kirby
Carmen: Amanda Holden
Dr Webley: Guy Burgess
Nurse Allen: Paula Hunt
Maria Turner: Emma Rice
Tony McJordan: Vernon Nurse

: Good Health

The talk is of exercise and sweat, smoking and steroids, and aangers that are lurking in the back yard. Anthea Turner , Dr Mark Porter and Brenda Emmanus
turn the spotlight on a healthy lifestyle in this pilot programme, from the same stable as The Clothes Show, for a possible new series.
Says John King , managing editor of the BBC's Leisure and Countryside unit: "There are plenty of programmes about casualties and illnesses. We are taking a positive, younger, light-hearted, but not funny, look at good health and fitness."
Tonight's programme features items on underarm deodorants filmed mainly on a train, advice on the pitfalls of over-enthusiastic exercise, with advice on how to avoid injury, and a feature on young people and poisons.
The programme also asks a group of Rotherham teenagers for their views on the latest anti-smoking adverts featuring John Cleese , and challenges them to make a commercial aimed at their own age group. Executive producer Roger Casstles


Unknown: Anthea Turner
Unknown: Dr Mark Porter
Unknown: Brenda Emmanus
Unknown: John King
Unknown: John Cleese
Producer: Roger Casstles

: Wildlife on One: Malice In Wonderland - a Coral Reef Drama

Underwater video technology, developed during the BBC Natural History Unit's making of programmes like Sea Trek and Life in the Freezer, helps to reveal the true nature of a coral reef for the first time.

David Attenborough, the narrator of the programme says: "The advances being made by [filmmaker] Peter Scoones are producing an exciting new insight into the undersea world."

The film shows the predatory world of the Red Sea's spectacular coral reefs, where vertical cliffs rise thousands of feet to the surface. It is a wall built of animals, each one a tiny predator waiting to ensnare its victim. In these tropical depths there is a chance to see jack mackerel darting into storms of silversides, lionfish packs hunting shoals of glassfish and the spawning of huge colonies of snappers and surgeon fish.
See This Week page 12


Narrator: David Attenborough
Filmmaker: Peter Scoones
Producer: Keith Scholey

: Nine O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons.
Regional News
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Peter Sissons.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Absolutely Fabulous: Morocco

Edina, Patsy and Saffy take a trip to Morocco.
Lost in Marrakech with Patsy and Edina


Writer: Jennifer Saunders
Director: Bob Spiers
Producer: Jon Plowman
Edina: Jennifer Saunders
Patsy: Joanna Lumley
Saffron: Julia Sawalha
Bubble: Jane Horrocks
Uncle Humphrey: John Wells
Yentob: Haroon Hanif
Ali: Karim Skalli

: The Man from Auntie

More storming stand-up and sketches with Ben Elton.
Director John Burrowes ; Producer Geoffrey Perkins


Unknown: Ben Elton.
Director: John Burrowes
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

: Question Time

David Dimbleby chairs tonight's edition, with a panel facing questions of the day from a representative audience. Producer Prue Keely
Editor Alexandra Henderson
A Brian Lapping production for BBC tv AUDIENCE: If you would like to be part of the Question Time audience please write to: [address removed] or phone [number removed] to receive a questionnaire.


Presenter: David Dimbleby
Producer: Prue Keely
Editor: Alexandra Henderson

: A Way of Life

First of four programmes marking the month of Ramadan by exploring the traditions of the Muslim community in Britain. Tonight: the settlers. ProducerSarah Rutty
A Soul Purpose production for BBCtv

: Snooker

Quarter-final highlights.

: Weather

: BBC Select

RCN Nursingupdate: Repeat of Unit -Wound Care

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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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