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: Breakfast News

With Justin Webb and Philip Hayton.


Unknown: Justin Webb
Unknown: Philip Hayton.

: The Legend of Prince Valiant

Animated adventures.

: Why Don't You..?

More things to do.

: Playdays

Roundabout Stop. Rpt

: Good Morning.... with Anne and Nick

Including: 10.40 Advice Clinic 10.45 Garden Doctor 11.00 News (Subtitled)
Regional News; Weather 11.10 Star Guest of the Day 11.20 Touch of Love 11.30 Video Horoscope 11.45 Video Diaries 11.50
Phone-In 12.00 News (Subtitled) Regional
News: Weather HOTLINE: 02 1 -[number removed](24 hours), orwriteto: PO Box 9000, Birmingham B5 7AN.

: Pebble Mill

Ross King meets Jeremy Beadle.


Unknown: Jeremy Beadle.

: Neighbours

(Details at 5.35pm) Stereo

: The Great British Quiz

With Janice Long.


Unknown: Janice Long.

: Hawaii Five-0

A murderous mobster and the bubonic plague come to Hawaii.

: Gourmet Ireland

Paul and Jeanne Rankin visit
Kylemore Abbey in Co Galway to learn how the nuns make jam.


Unknown: Jeanne Rankin

: Cartoons

: Greedysaurus and the Gang

With Toby Anstis.
The adventures of a group of dinosaurs.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Why Did the Chicken?

I New game show, hosted by I Mark Evans with children from Guns Village Junior School,
Birmingham. COMPETITION: send answers to What the Chicken is It?, PO Box 900. London W 1 2 6WW.


Unknown: Mark Evans

: Peter Pan and the Pirates

Animated adventures.

: Kevin and Co

First part of a six-part comedy drama. Kevin and Milo make an enemy. Written by Martin Riley and John Coombes


Written By: Martin Riley
Written By: John Coombes

: Newsround

: Children's BBC: Moonacre

The first of six episodes about the mysterious Moonacre Valley and the legends that surround it. Two orphaned children and their governess travel to the remote Moonacre Manor where their uncle is caught up in an ancient feud.

: Neighbours

Brad and Lauren arrange a secret meeting.

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey.
Weather Penny Tranter


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.

: The Rock 'n' Roll Years - the 80s

A look at the news and music of one year. 1986: The news: Michael Heseltine resigns,
Jeffrey Archer is smeared then cleared in a call-girl scandal; the US bombs Libya;
Chernobyl is the world's worst nuclear accident; The music includes Cameo, Queen, Peter Gabriel , the Housemartins. Producer Sue Gagan


Unknown: Michael Heseltine
Unknown: Jeffrey Archer
Unknown: Peter Gabriel

: Here and Now

New current-affairs series.
Tonight: the implications of a controversial operation which can restore the hearing of the deaf. A cochlear implant changed the life of 8-year-old Michael [text removed], who had been deaf since the age of 2. But the success stories of children like
Michael, who have been helped by what has been called the new "bionic ear", have caused anger in the deaf community. Series producer Steve Anderson
Editor Peter Horrocks (Postponed from 23 March)


Unknown: Michael [text removed]
Producer: Steve Anderson
Editor: Peter Horrocks

: The Detectives

Last in the comedy series starring
Jasper Carrott Robert Powell
Rear Window. Temporarily confined to a wheelchair, Louis is convinced that he's witness to a brutal crime of passion.
Written by Steve Knight and MikeWhitehill Director/Producer Ed Bye
A Celador production for BBCtv


Written By: Steve Knight
Bob Louis: Jasper Carrott
DaveBriggs: Robert Powell
MrSkarpe: Gareth Hunt
Mrs Sharpe: Louisa Rix
Sgt Nozzer Richardson: Tony Selby
WPC Sandy Taylor: Juliet Wallace

: Luv

Carla Lane's comedy series starring Michael Angelis Sue Johnston

Eden tries a new tactic in her bid to get revenge on Harold.


Writer: Carla Lane
Director/Producer: Mike Stephens
Harold Craven: Michael Angelis
Terese: Sue Johnston
Eden: Julie Peasgood
Darwin: Stephen Lord
Victor: Stefan Escreet
Lloyd: Peter Caffrey

: Party Political Broadcast

By the Conservative Party

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Penny Tranter


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: QED: Craig's Boot

Although the football boot has evolved over the years, becoming lighter and more streamlined, the first radical re-think had to wait for former Liverpool player Craig Johnston and a rainy day in his native Australia. It has always been accepted that a football boot is made of leather, but is this the best material to provide control of the ball?
Many experiments and prototypes later, Johnston's moulded rubber boot is undergoing trials and is arousing huge interest throughout the football-playing world.
Leeds veteran Gordon Strachan says: "You've never seen anything like it - it's got a sweet spot like a golf club." And after testing the boot Liverpool and England under-21 player Jamie Redknapp confessed: "I could not hit those shots with my normal boot."
Although Johnston has no training in technology he has always been an 'ideas man', and this film traces the story of what could prove to be his most lucrative idea to date.

An Orlando production for BBCtv
BOOKLET: to obtain a copy of a special booklet based on this programme, send a cheque for £2.50, made payable to BBC Education, to [address removed]


Subject: Craig Johnston
Speaker: Gordon Strachan
Speaker: Jamie Redknapp
Producer: Mike Tomlinson
Series Editor: Susan Spindler

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Desmond Lynam.
Including a preview of this weekend's FA Cup semi-finals and a review of recent FA
Premiership matches.
Horse Racing
A look forward to the 151st
Grand National. Julian Wilson gives his views on the leading runners, riders and trainers.
The 58th US Masters begins in 24 hours in Augusta, Georgia. Steve Rider sets the scene.
Greyhound Racing
The 35th running of the BBC Television Trophy.
Gerald Sinstadt commentates on the build-up and the race, which is shown live at 10.20pm. Producer Vivien Kent
Editor Brian Barwick


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.
Unknown: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Gerald Sinstadt
Producer: Vivien Kent
Editor: Brian Barwick

: The Birds

Classic Alfred Hitchcock horror in the Late Hitch season, starring Tippi Hedren Rod Taylor

A chance meeting impels wealthy Melanie Daniels to track down lawyer Mitch Brenner at his mother's home, 70 miles away. But when she arrives, an attack by a seagull is only a prelude to the terror that is about to be unleashed.
(1963) (Marnie is shown tomorrow at 11.45pm)
Film Reviews pages 57-67


Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Melanie Daniels: Tippi Hedren
Mitch Brenner: Rod Taylor
LydiaBrenner: Jessica Tandy
Annie Hayworth: Suzanne Pleshette
Cathy Brenner: Veronica Cartwright
Mrs Bundy: Ethel Griffies
Sebastian Sholes: Charles McGraw

: Weather

: BBC Select

2.15 Accountancy Television - scrambled 34862804 3. 15 Legal Network Television - 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.

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.

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