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: Business Breakfast

(Timetable on Monday)

: Breakfast News

Presented by Nicholas Witchell and Jennie Bond.
(Timetable on Monday)


Presented By: Nicholas Witchell
Presented By: Jennie Bond.

: Colony of Survivors

A film about the herring gulls of the Gulf of Finland, which are being culled because they are a hazard to man.

: Cooking with Kurma

Great Vegetarian Dishes. Today, an Asian buffet with Thai curry and Vietnamese bean cakes.

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Zoe Ball.
Roundabout Stop.


Unknown: Zoe Ball.

: Funnybones

Animated tale, featuring the voice of GriffRhysJones.

: Gardeners' World Live

Second of four daily reports. With chef Raymond Blanc on the delights of his kitchen garden.


Unknown: Raymond Blanc

: News

Regional News; Weather

: The Infinite Voyage

The Dawn of Humankind. This film looks at new evidence that might shed light on when man's ancestors became truly human.

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Pebble Mill

Hollywood star Donald O'Connor , Roy Castle and his son Ben, and Edward Tudor-Pole , Channel 4's presenter of the Crystal Maze, are among
Ross King 's guests.


Unknown: Donald O'Connor
Unknown: Roy Castle
Unknown: Edward Tudor-Pole
Unknown: Ross King

: Neighbours

(Details at 5.35pm) Stereo

: Royal Ascot

The second day of this colourful event. With races at 2.30, 3.05 and the Coronation Stakes at 3.45.
(The Royal Hunt Cup at 4.20pm is on BBC2)

: Cartoon

: Peter Pan and the Pirates

With Toby Anstis.
Animation. Stereo


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Hartbeat

Art ideas, including effective ways of using clay and plaster. With Tony Hart and Gabrielle Bradshaw.


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Gabrielle Bradshaw.

: Newsround

: Byker Grove

A 20-part children's drama.
3: Angel and Noddy get a shock at the riverbank, while PJ's fundraising has unexpected consequences for Debbie and Duncan.
Wntten by MatthewGraham; A Zenith North production forBBCtv Rpt

: Neighbours

Lou makes a stand when he's continually hounded by an amorous neighbour. Beth takes the first step to a new romance. Doug gets a call from the taxman. Will it be good news?

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Wipeout

The quiz show where the contestants see the answers before they hear the question. But can they identify the correct ones and avoid being wiped out? With Paul Daniels. Director/Producer David Taylor


Unknown: Paul Daniels.
Producer: David Taylor

: Countryfile

The series which looks at issues at the heart of life in the British countryside. This week: bats may be endangered, and protected by law, but they aren't welcome at one country church where the congregation are fed up with the mess they make. With John Craven. Plus a look ahead to the weekend's weather.
Executive producer Tim Manning (Revised repeat next Sunday)


Unknown: John Craven.
Producer: Tim Manning

: The Lifeboat

New nine-part drama series devised by Lynda La Plante.
7: Homecomings. The lifeboat crew leave Penrhys for Poole to bring home the new boat.
Meanwhile, Bronwen receives an unwelcome visit from an old flame but this time it's Dilys who falls under his spell.
Episode written by Heidi Thomas Producer Ruth Kenley-Letts Director Dafydd Arwyn Jones
A Bloom Street production for BBCtv


Unknown: Lynda La Plante.
Written By: Heidi Thomas
Producer: Ruth Kenley-Letts
Director: Dafydd Arwyn Jones
Stanley Woods: Peter Howitt
Leslie Parry: Brendan Gleeson
Barry Mitchell: Nigel Harrison
Vera Parry: Meg Wynn Owen
Phyllis Shore: Ann Beach
Sydnie Hully: Connie Hyde
Hughie jones: Karl Johnson
Geraint Gower: Nicholas McGaughey
Dilys Gower: Beth Robert
Bronwen Pugh: Sue Roderick
Gwilym Davies: Richard Lynch
George Bibby: Robert Blythe
Deckchair: Jack Walters
Doc Lewis: Howell Evans
Edward Thorpe: Tim Wylton
David Thomas: Humph James
Lillian Thorpe: Olwen Rees
Pete Pugh: Neil Royston
Cyril: Harry Jones
Meryl Taylor: Susan Flynn
Wallace: Paul Brightwell
Ernie Hardy: Martyn Ellis

: Points of View

Viewers air their views about
BBC programmes. This week the people of Bradford offer their opinions. Presented by Anne Robinson.
Producer Bernard Newnham
WRITE TO: Points of View, BBC TV Centre, London W127RJ. Or phone or fax on: [number removed]


Presented By: Anne Robinson.
Producer: Bernard Newnham

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk. Subtitled Regional News
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Inside Story

False Memories
Can a person so totally suppress recollections of sexual abuse during childhood that the memory of it can only be recovered through therapy? Or are "retrieved memories" the result of overzealous therapists planting the idea in what is an already vulnerable mind?
In America recently Gary Ramona was awarded
$500,000 in damages from two therapists whose treatment of his daughter with truth drugs resulted in her accusing him of abuse. Now scores of British parents are claiming their children were coaxed into fabricating memories of childhood abuse. But no matter what the courts decide, families are destroyed by these claims.
In tonight's Inside Story, some accused fathers and mothers in this country bravely tell their stories - as do two daughters who now believe their recovered memories were untrue. As one American psychologist points out, while abuse certainly happens, so do false allegations. Producer Mike Burke
Executive producer Steve Hewlett


Unknown: Gary Ramona
Producer: Mike Burke
Producer: Steve Hewlett
Unknown: Polly Toynbee

: The Quick and the Dead

Western starring Sam Elliott
Tom Conti
Kate Capshaw
1876: when the McKaskels' wagon rolls through Bender's Flats in wild Wyoming the family meets with trouble - and a rugged stranger.
Director Robert Day (1987)
FILM REVIEWS pages 55-62


Unknown: Sam Elliott
Unknown: Tom Conti
Unknown: Kate Capshaw
Director: Robert Day
Con Vallian: Sam Elliott
Duncan McKaskel: Tom Conti
Susanna McKaskel: Kate Capshaw
Tom McKaskel: Kenny Morrison
Vie: Patrick Kilpatrick
DocShabitt: Matt Clark

: Royal Ascot

Highlights of the second day, featuring the top races and the pick of the fashions. Introduced by Tracy Piggott.
12.10am As Summers Die
Drama starring
Jamie Lee Curtis
Scott Glenn
Bette Davis
The late 50s: a small town in America's deep South is poised for a major scandal. A young lawyer represents his black housekeeper in a dispute against a powerful family.
Director Jean-Claude Tramont
FILM REVIEWS pages 55-62


Introduced By: Tracy Piggott.
Unknown: Jamie Lee Curtis
Unknown: Scott Glenn
Unknown: Bette Davis
Director: Jean-Claude Tramont
Whitsey: Jamie Lee Curtis
Willie Croft: Scott Glenn
Aunt Hannah: Bette Davis
Priscilla: Cch Pounder
Elvira: Beah Richards
Augustus Tompkins: John Randolph
Daniel Backus: Ron O'Neal
Brevard Holt: Richard Venture
Percy Holt: Paul Roebung
Marci Holt: Penny Fuller
Judge Dudley McCormack: John McIntire

: Weather

: BBC Select

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.

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