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: Cary Grant in: Every Girl Should be Married

Continues a celebration for his forthcoming 80th birthday.
With Betsy Drake, Franchot Tone

In this rarely seen romantic comedy Grant stars as an eligible bachelor doctor who becomes the object of a shop assistant's ambition. Unfortunately for her the store manager has some romantic ideas of his own so complications soon abound...
(First showing on British television)
Christmas Films: page 15


Screenplay: Stephen Morehouse Avery
Screenplay/Produced and directed by: Don Hartman
Dr. Madison Brown: Cary Grant
Anabel Sims: Betsy Drake
Roger Sanford: Franchot Tone
Julie Hudson: Diana Lynn
Mr. Spitzer: Alan Mowbray
Mary Nolan: Elisabeth Risdon
Sam McNutt: Richard Gaines
Gogarty: Harry Hayden
Soda clerk: Chick Chandler
Violinist: Leon Belasco
Pierre: Fred Essler
Saleslady: Anna Q. Nilsson

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: A Waltons Special A Wedding on Waltons' Mountain

Ralph Waite Ellen Corby
Jon Walmsley
The first of three movie specials reuniting the characters from the popular series The Waltons.
Erin finds herself facing the future torn between her past and her present. She becomes engaged to Paul Northridge , Ben's partner, but they cannot agree on a wedding day. Then Ashley. her former fiance, returns looking for her, and in a moment of pique she pays him some unexpected attention.
Produced by CLAYLENE JONES Directed by LES PHILIPS
(Mother's Day on Waltons Mountain Friday at


Unknown: Ralph Waite
Unknown: Ellen Corby
Unknown: Jon Walmsley
Unknown: Paul Northridge
Written By: Marjorie Fowler
Story By: Marjorie Fowler
Produced By: Claylene Jones
Directed By: Les Philips
John Walton: Ralph Waite
Jason Walton: Jon Walmsley
Mary Ellen Walton: Judy Norton-Taylor
Ben Walton: Eric Scott
Jim-Bob Walton: David W Harper
Elizabeth Walton: Kami Cotler
Ike Godsey: Joe Conley
Corabeth Walton: Ronnie Claire Edwards
Grandma Watton: Ellen Corby
Paul Northridge: Morgan Stevens
Ashley Longworth Jr: Louis Welch

: Championship Darts Special

The first of two programmes
1983 has been eventful for darts on BBC television. It was the year of the shock win by Keith Deller in the World Professional Championship final in January at Jollees, Stoke-on-Trent. It was the year when the venue for the British Professional Championship burnt down five weeks before the event, and the new venue - the Coatham Bowl in Redcar - was found just in time. It was the year Eric Bristow , World No 1, was involved in two outstanding matches.
Tonight and on Friday night you can join Eric Bristow to relive the tension and drama of these matches, starting this evening with the semi-final of the Unipart British Professional Championship between Eric and Jocky Wilson.
Introduced by TONY GUBBA Commentator TONY GREEN


Unknown: Keith Deller
Unknown: Eric Bristow
Unknown: Eric Bristow
Unknown: Jocky Wilson.
Introduced By: Tony Gubba
Producer: Keith Philipps

: Nature

The last in the present series
Presented by Tony Soper with Jeremy Cherfas and Brian Leith. A weekly look at wildlife and the issues affecting the living world.
Wildlife news on Ceefax


Presented By: Tony Soper
Unknown: Jeremy Cherfas
Unknown: Brian Leith.

: Entertainment USA

The last in the present series
Introduced by Jonathan King
This week he visits New York with a special Christmas edition.
Executive producer MICHAELHURLL Producer GORDON ELSBURY


Introduced By: Jonathan King
Producer: Gordon Elsbury

: My Music for Christmas

Frank Muir and John Amis face Denis Norden and Ian Wallace across the stage of The Westminster Theatre in a special festive edition of the popular contest of musical knowledge, to questions set by Steve Race Television presentation DOUGLASHESPE 0 FEATURE: page 4


Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Ian Wallace

: Barry at Blenheim

The second part of Barry Manilow 's unique open-air concert from the grounds of Blenheim Palace, Oxford-shire, in which the American singer/ songwriter, against the backcloth of one of England's finest ancestral homes, performs his biggest 'hits' and some contemporary material.
Executive producer JOHN c SMITH BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Barry Manilow

: News on Two


: The Roads of Exile

or The Last Years of Jean Jacques Rousseau
A feature film in two parts starring Francois Simon
Dominique Labourier Part 1
In the middle of the night of 8 June 1762 Rousseau, then aged 50, was suddenly awakened. His latest book, Emile, had been condemned by the Paris parliament. In this moving study of the effects of intolerance of Claude Goretta (director of The Lacemaker) follows this fragile and delicate philosopher's flight through Europe, persecuted by the Church and his fellow thinkers, stoned by the common people and deported by governments.
A French/Swiss film with English subtitles (First showing on British television) Part 2: tomorrow 11.10 pm Christmas Films: page 15


Unknown: Jean Jacques Rousseau
Unknown: Francois Simon
Unknown: Dominique Labourier
Unknown: Claude Goretta
Unknown: George Haldasand
Directed By: Claude Goretta
Jean Jacques Rousseau: Francois Simon
Thérèse: Dominique Labourier
Mme d'Houdetot: Martine Chevallier
Mme de Warens: Corinne Coderey
Lord Keith: William Fox
Alexandre du Peyrou: Pierre Londiche
Jacques Francois de Luc: Gabriel Gabin
J J Rousseau Jeune: Didier Haudepin
Daniel Roguin: Maurice Jacquemont

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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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