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: Business Breakfast

With Sara Coburn and Adam Shaw.

(Timetable on Monday)


Presenter: Sara Coburn
Presenter: Adam Shaw
Editor: Paul Gibbs

: Breakfast News

With Andrew Harvey and Juliet Morris.

Timetable on Monday.


Presenter: Andrew Harvey
Presenter: Juliet Morris
Editor: Andrew Thompson

: Breakfast News Extra

With Juliet Morris.

For details see Monday



Presenter: Juliet Morris

: All over the Shop

Daily consumer comedy panel game hosted by Paul Ross.


Presenter: Paul Ross

: Kilroy

Live topical discussion.

: Can't Cook Won't Cook

Cookery challenge.

: The Really Useful Show

Consumer show. With Chris Choi and Cheryl Baker.


Presenter: Chris Choi
Presenter: Cheryl Baker

: Smillie's People

Celebrity talk show with Carol Smillie.


Presenter: Carol Smillie

: Incognito

Peter Smith hosts the grand final of the wordsearch quiz. Last in the series.


Presenter: Peter Smith

: Call My Bluff

Last in the current series of the panel word game, with chairman Bob Holness and team captains Alan Coren and Sandi Toksvig.

A new series of Call My Bluff is planned for the spring.


Presenter: Bob Holness
Team Captain: Alan Coren
Team Captain: Sandi Toksvig

: The Weather Show

How the weather affects our lives.

: One O'Clock News



: Neighbours

(Details at 5.35pm)
(Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Columbo

Now You See Him.

While the Great Santini is performing his magic act, his business associate is murdered. Despite Santini's watertight alibi, Columbo suspects him.



Lieutenant Columbo: Peter Falk
Santini: Jack Cassidy
Sergeant Wilson: Bob Dishy
Harry Blandford: Robert Loggia
Jesse Jerome: Nehemiah Persoff
Della Santini: Cynthia Sikes

: Playdays

Poppy is given a magnifying glass.


: The Friday Zone

Live unpredictable children's entertainment, with presenters Josie D'Arby, Chris Jarvis, Peter Simon, Emma Lee, Steve Rock, Debra Stephenson and Dominic Wood.
Including animation with The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest.


Presenter: Josie D'Arby
Presenter: Chris Jarvis
Presenter: Peter Simon
Presenter: Emma Lee
Presenter: Steve Rock
Presenter: Debra Stephenson
Presenter: Dominic Wood
Producer: Martin Hughes

: Newsround Extra

Documentary series looking at the stories that matter most to children. Today Newsround's resident doctor David Bull investigates the problem of bullying at school.


Presenter: David Bull

: Blue Peter

With Tim Vincent, Stuart Miles, Katy Hill, Romana D'Annunzio.
Repeated next Monday on BBC2


Presenter: Tim Vincent
Presenter: Stuart Miles
Presenter: Katy Hill
Presenter: Romana D'Annunzio

: Neighbours

Karl wrestles with his emotions and Billy and Toadie make a discovery at the clubhouse. Can counselling save Lou and Cheryl's relationship?
(Shown at 1.40pm)
(For cast see Wednesday)

: Six O'Clock News

With Nicholas Witchell and Jill Dando.

Weather Peter Cockroft


Newsreader: Nicholas Witchell
Newsreader: Jill Dando
Weather presenter: Peter Cockroft

: Regional news magazine

For details see Monday.

: Big Break

Snooker-based game show hosted by Jim Davidson. Tonight's contestants striving for the mystery star prize are assisted by top snooker professionals Peter Ebdon, Gary Wilkinson and Mark King. The show's referee is John "Mr Trick Shot" Virgo.

To Take Part: send a large sae to [address removed]


Presenter: Jim Davidson
Referee: John Virgo
Snooker player: Peter Ebdon
Snooker player: Gary Wilkinson
Snooker player: Mark King
Director: Phil Chilvers
Producer: John Burrowes

: Top of the Pops

The latest hits from the UK charts, plus exclusive live performances, pre-chart sounds, a classic from the archives and a look at the new videos.
(Repeated tomorrow)
Top of the Pops - The Magazine: price £1.25, on sale now from newsagents


Director: Anne Gilchrist
Executive Producer: Ric Blaxill

: Dad's Army

Another chance to see this episode of the wartime comedy.
Keep Young and Beautiful. Platoon members try to look as young as possible to avoid being drafted into the ARP.
Written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft
Producer David Croft Repeat Subtitled .......


Written By: Jimmy Perry
Written By: David Croft
Producer: David Croft
Captain Mainwaring: Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson: John Lemesurier
Lance Corporal Jones: Clive Dunn
Private Frazer: John Laurie
Private Walker: James Beck
Private Godfrey: Arnold Ridley
Private Pike: Ian Lavender
ARP Warden Hodges: Bill Pertwee
Colonel: Robert Raglan
MPs: James Ottaway,
MPs: Charles Morgan
Minister: Derek Bond

: Noel's Telly Years

Noel Edmonds hosts another series of the nostalgic entertainment show that looks back on the television, fads and fashions from the past four decades. Tonight's show focuses on 1977 and this week's celebrity guests are Anthony Valentine, who at the time starred on television as the gentleman thief Raffles, and Stuart Hall, who compered the open-airgame show It's a Knockout. They'll be answering questions on sport, showbiz, politics, pop, headlines and high street prices. Comedian Sandi Toksvig joins the panel to make her own observations about 1977 and help the contestants guess the identity of a mystery guest who'll be reading headlines throughout the show.
Director David Weir, Producer Richard L Lewis


Presenter: Noel Edmonds
Guest: Anthony Valentine
Guest: Stuart Hall
Guest: Sandi Toksvig
Director: David Weir
Producer: Richard L Lewis

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weekend Weather Peter Cockroft


Newsreader: Michael Buerk
Weather presenter: Peter Cockroft

: Hetty Wainthropp Investigates

Last in the series starring Patricia Routledge as the indomitable Lancashire detective. Woman of the Year. Hetty goes undercover as a "battered wife". A third Hetty Wainthropp series begins filming in the spring. See today's choices.
Written by John Bowen and David Cook
Producer Carol Parks: Director David Giles


Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Written By: John Bowen
Written By: David Cook
Director: David Giles
Hetty Wainthropp: Patricia Routledge
Robert: Derekben Field
Geoffrey: Dominic Monaghan
DCI Adams: John Graham Davies
Myra: Rachel Davies
Karen: Amelia Bullmore
Ruth: Maxine Burth
Noreen: Sarah Flind
Delia: Julie Riley
Sharon: Harriette Ashcroft
Trudi: Danielle Dacosta
Angie: Rosalind Adams
Gary: Chris Hargreaves
Peter Parmenter: Tim Dantay
Helen Rance: Irene Sutcliffe
Lavinia: Jennifer Moss
Mayoress: Daphne Oxenford
Harry Scrankin: Richard Riscatti

: Escape from Alcatraz

Prison drama based on a true story, starring Clint Eastwood
Patrick McGoohan
Alcatraz is America's highest security prison, from where no one escapes. But Frank Morris , habitual escapee, is determined that the "rock" will never hold him.
Director Don Siegel (1979, 15) Subtitled . * See Films: pages 50-55 ****


Unknown: Clint Eastwood
Unknown: Patrick McGoohan
Unknown: Frank Morris
Director: Don Siegel
Frank Morris: Clint Eastwood
Warden: Patrick McGoohan
Chester Doc' Dalton: Roberts Blossom
Clarence Anglin: Jack Thibeau
John Anglin: Fred Ward
English: Paul Benjamin

: The Day of the Triffids

Science-fiction horror, based on the novel by John Wyndham, starring Howard Keel,
Janette Scott

A shower of mysterious meteorites blinds most of the world's population and introduces a new inhabitant to earth - a deadly giant, intelligent plant.
(1962,15) (Subtitled)
See Films: pages 50-55 ***


Base on a novel by: John Wyndham
Director: Steve Sekely
Director [uncredited]: Freddie Francis
Bill Masen: Howard Keel
Karen Goodwin: Janette Scott
Christine Durrant: Nicole Maurey
Tom Goodwin: Kieron Moore
MrCoker: Mervyn Johns

: Weather

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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