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: Teletubbies

Pre-school fun. (S)

: Match of the Day

Shown yesterday 10.30pm (S)

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews the newsmakers and reviews the papers with his guests. Plus
9.00 News, with weather later. Executive editor Andrew Thompson
Editor Barney Jones (S)


Unknown: David Frost
Editor: Andrew Thompson

: The Heaven and Earth Show

Mike Harding celebrates the sabbath with a Jewish family, and Allan Beswick seeks out the truth behind the week's headlines. Presented by Kevin Woodford and Esther McVey.
Executive producer Chris Loughlin COMMENTS: [number removed] (max cost 8p) or e-mail heaven@bbc.co.uk
Esther McVey 's Kind of Day: page


Unknown: Mike Harding
Unknown: Allan Beswick
Presented By: Kevin Woodford
Presented By: Esther McVey.
Producer: Chris Loughlin
Unknown: Esther McVey

: Goodnight Sweetheart

Love the One You 're with. Gary has always sworn not to change history, but then he hears a story that forces him to act. j Written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran (R) (S)


Written By: Laurence Marks
Written By: Maurice Gran

: Countryflle

John Craven reports on the latest rural affairs. Plus weather forthe week ahead at 11.55am. (S) E-MAIL: countryfile@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: John Craven

: On the Record

John Humphrys interviews top MPs and reports on the latest political issues. Including at 12.00 News. Editor David Jordan (S) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/otr


Unknown: John Humphrys
Editor: David Jordan

: Tom and Jerry

Cat and mouse cartoon.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. (S) (W)

: Auntie's Foreign Antics

Terry Wogan has fun examining the many curious ways in which BBC programmes are adapted for overseas viewers. (S)


Unknown: Terry Wogan

: The Boatnlks

Disney comedy adventure.
Ensign Thomas Garland , the modest son of a naval war hero, arrives in Newport to take command of the coastguard in a busy yacht harbour. Unfortunately, he is accident prone and his first mission ends in disaster.
Director Noman Tokar (1970) (S) Rims: pp 64-67 **


Unknown: Ensign Thomas Garland
Director: Noman Tokar
Ensign Thomas Garland: Robert Morse
Kate Fairchild: Stefanie Powers
Harry: Phil Silvers
Max: Norman Fell
Commander: Taylor Donameche

: My Hero

Old Man Riverdance
Thermoman's dad tries to break up his son's romance.
Shown last Friday (S) (W)

: BBC News and Weather


: Regional News

: Songs of Praise

Stephanie Hughes explores Ipswich, Suffolk, as the town celebrates the 800th anniversary of it being granted a royal charter. She meets the harbour master, a teacher with a passion for churches and a tourist officer. Saxophonist David Heming performs a new arrangement of / Need You More. The Chapel Choir of the Royal Hospital school sing Sunset and Evening Star, and hymns, sung in St Mary le Tower, include In Christ There Is No East or West and Crown Him with Many Crowns. (S) (W)


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: David Heming

: Open All Hours

Starting a repeat run of the second comedy series, first shown in 1981. Gladys Emmanuel has a problem with her washing machine, which turns into a nightmare for Arkwright.
Written by Roy Clarke ; Director/Producer Sydney Lotterby (R) (S)


Unknown: Gladys Emmanuel
Written By: Roy Clarke
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Arkwright: Ronnie Barker
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel: Lynda Barton
Granville: David Jason
MrsBlewitt: Kathy Staff

: Antiques Roadshow

In the grounds of Castle Ashby, home of the Duke of Northampton, Hugh Scully and the experts sort through more treasures owned by members of the public.
Producer Michele Burgess : Executive producer Christopher Lewis (S) (W)


Unknown: Hugh Scully
Producer: Michele Burgess
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: Life in the Freezer

A rerun of the natural-history series in which David Attenborough explores the wildlife of Antarctica.
The Bountiful Sea. Conditions are harsh - temperatures can drop to -70°C/-94°F and winds reach lOOmph - but animals, including penguins, whales and seals, are still abundant. Producer Alastair Fothergill (R) (S)


Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: Alastair Fothergill

: Monarch of the Glen

Second in an eight-part drama starring Richard Briers ,
Susan Hampshire, Alastair Mackenzie. A banker arrives to foreclose on Glenbogle's massive overdraft. See Choice.
Written by Michael Chaplin and inspired by the Highland novels of Compton Mackenzie ; Producer Nick Pitt ; Director Edward Bennett (S) (W)


Unknown: Richard Briers
Unknown: Alastair MacKenzie.
Written By: Michael Chaplin
Unknown: Compton MacKenzie
Producer: Nick Pitt
Director: Edward Bennett
Hector: Richard Briers
Molly: Susan Hampshire
Archie: Alastair MacKenzie
Katrina: Lorraine Pilkington
Lexie: Dawn Steele
Duncan: Hamish Clark
Golly: Alexander Morton
Justine: Anna Wilson-Jones
Fleming: Simon Slater
Kilwillie: Julian Fellowes
Maureen: Carole Cassidy
Jimmy: Gavin Kean
Dougal: Grant Moir
Taxi driver: Carole Anders

: BBC News

With George Alagiah. Weather Peter Gibbs (S)


Unknown: George Alagiah.
Unknown: Peter Gibbs

: The Wyvern Mystery

A two-part dramatisation of JS Le Fanu's 19th-century horror novel, starring Naomi Watts , Derek Jacobi , lain Glen. Orphan Alice Maybell is taken in by a squire, who propositions her when she grows into a beautiful woman. But she is about to elope with his eldest son Charles.
Dramatised by David Pirie ; Producer Ruth Baumgarten ; Director Alex Pillai
(S) (W) House of secrets and lies: pl8; Programme of the week: p75


Unknown: Naomi Watts
Unknown: Derek Jacobi
Unknown: Alice Maybell
Dramatised By: David Pirie
Producer: Ruth Baumgarten
Director: Alex Pillai
Alice: Naomi Watts
Squire Fairfield: Derek Jacobi
Charles: Lain Glen
Harry: Jack Davenport
Vrau: Aisling O'Sullivan
Dulcie: Elaine Collins
Mrs Tamley: Ellie Haddington
Alice's father: Marston Bloom
Jim: Tim Preece
Doctor: Raymond Sawyer
The Rev Cray: John Peters
MrsCarew: Anita Carey
Lily Ursula: Holden Gill
Tom: Mark Hadfield
Claire Shaw: Rachel Sanders
: Landlord Lobochan
Workhouse woman: Andrea Edwards
MrArchdale: Andrew Hilton
Young Alice: Tamara Harvey
Sophie: Charlotte Cromer

: Not Another Awards Show

Angus Deayton presents a one-off compilation of deeply embarrasing gaffes made by celebrities at award ceremonies. Producer Samantha Peters : Executive producer Caroline Wright (R) (S)


Unknown: Angus Deayton
Producer: Samantha Peters
Producer: Caroline Wright

: Goodness Gracious Me

Featuring a look at the blockbuster film Not Saving Private Narayan and the Asian children's show Live and Cooking. Shown last Friday on BBC2 (S) (W)

: Heart of the Matter

Eternally Yours. Joan Bakewell asks whether artificially extending people's natural lifespan is moral or desirable. Series producer Rosemary Dawson : Executive producer David Coomes (S)
Followed by Weathervlew


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Rosemary Dawson
Producer: David Coomes

: Kick the Habit: Her Last Chance

Drama. Alex Saxen is the perfect daughter and high-school pupil, until alcohol and drugs cause her to spiral out of control. (1996,15) Films: pp 64-67 **


Director: Richard A. Colla

: The Sky at Night

Two of a Kind. Professor Chris Kitchin joins Patrick Moore to discuss the tendency of stars to be members of pairs.
Producer Ian Russell Repeated next Saturday on BBC2 (S)


Unknown: Professor Chris Kitchin
Unknown: Patrick Moore
Producer: Ian Russell

: BBC News 24

Ends 6.00am.

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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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