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Biology: Skeletal Adaptation

: Daytime on Two

10.4 Mindstretchers
The Spy Who Came in from the Code: The Problem
10.15 Subtitle Slot Now and Then:
The Search for the Mary Rose
10.38 The Geography Programme
Why Industry Comes and Goes (2) (Shownon Weanesday at 10. 38am) (e)
11.0 Pages from Ceefax
11.40 Sex Education Someone New
The birth of a baby is a tremendously exciting event in the life of any family, but it also marks the end of a long period of growth and development inside the mother's body. Using modern techniques, this programme for 8- to 10-year-olds shows how the baby grows inside the womb, and includes film of a birth.
Producer DEREK LONGHURST (R) (e)
12.0 Pages from Ceefax
12.32 pm Scene
James is Our Brother
James is mentally handicapped. He was 16 when he told Scene about his life at home, at school, and at his youth club. When James was 22, Scene returned to find out how he was getting on - how he was enjoying reading books, doing a life saving exam, and receiving an Olympic medal from the Duke of Edinburgh.
Producer ROGER TONGE (e)
1.0 Pages from Ceefax
1.38 Computer Club
The Computer and the Disabled (e)


Unknown: Mary Rose
Unknown: Shownon Weanesday
Producer: Derek Longhurst
Producer: Roger Tonge

: You and Me

A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Dibs decides to raffle a bottle of fizzy pop. A typical day in hospital for Louise.
Song: 'Michael, row the boat ashore'
Producer NICCI CROWTHER (R) (e)
Books, You and Me: Cosmo and Dibs Get Lost, 91. 75
You and Me: Henry and the Birthday Surprise, available from booksellers


Presenter: Gary Wilmot
Editor: David Painter
Producer: Nicci Crowther
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright

: Cricket, Racing and Tennis

Cricket: Second Test
The Cornhill Insurance Test Series
England v Pakistan
TONY LEWIS introduces further coverage of this afternoon's play.
Royal Ascot
Continuing from the BBC1 coverage of the final day of the Royal meeting.
3.45 The Wokingham Stakes(6f)
4.20 The King's Stand Stakes (5f) (Group 1)
The fastest race of the week and Europe's most valuable sprint, with a first prize of more than £60,000.
International Tennis
The Pilkington Glass Ladies Championships from Devonshire Park, Eastbourne
Semi-finals day, so will
Martina be en route to her seventh singles title?
Introduced by Barry Davies Commentators DAN MASKELL
Producer ALASTAIR SCOTT including at
3.0 News and Weather
4.0 News and Weather
Regional News and Weather


Introduces: Tony Lewis
Introduced By: Barry Davies
Commentators: Dan Maskell
Commentators: John Barrett
Commentators: Virginia Wade
Commentators: Gerald Williams
Producer: Alastair Scott

: Randolph Scott in Comanche Station

- continues the season of films in tribute to the star who died earlier this year. Tonight with Nancy Gates
Scott plays a man desperately seeking his wile, a Comanche prisoner.
Cody saves another prisoner but, escorting her home, he is tracked by gunslingers out for the reward.
Screenplay by BURT KENNEDY Produced and directed by BUDD BOETTICHER
0 IN THE PICTURE: page 26


Unknown: Nancy Gates
Unknown: Burt Kennedy
Directed By: Budd Boetticher
Cody: Randolph Scott
Mrs Lowe: Nancy Gates
Ben Lane: Claude Akins
Frank: Skip Homeier
Dobie: Richard Rust
Station man: Rand Brooks
Mr Lowe: Dyke Johnson

: The Education Programme

Presented by Sarah Kennedy Provision for pre-school education, whether in nurseries, play groups or day centres, is patchy and, in some areas, non-existent.
This programme looks at its importance, and at the choices available to parents. Producer FRANK ASH


Presented By: Sarah Kennedy
Producer: Frank Ash
Editor: Peter Riding

: Face the Music

This week's nostalgic look back at the popular parlour game features a programme first broadcast in 1974. Panellists Polly EIwes , Brian Redhead and Robin Ray face chairman Joseph Cooper , and the guest is veteran accompanist Ivor Newton. Producer WALTER TODDS


Unknown: Polly Eiwes
Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Robin Ray
Unknown: Joseph Cooper
Accompanist: Ivor Newton.
Producer: Walter Todds
Director: Denis Moriarty

: Gardeners' World

from AchnasheUach, Wester Ross
Presented by Geoff Hamilton In a remote setting just feet from the Isle of Skye railway line is the beautiful garden of Peter Hainsworth. For 30 years he was a nurseryman in the south. On retirement he purchased a derelict cottage and developed a garden in virgin Caledonian forest.
The climate is cold and wet and the garden gets little or no sunshine - and yet it's full of colour and a wide range of plant species. Peter collects seed from all over the cold areas of the world to grow at Achnashellach and it is this, together with his knowledge of such plants, that makes the garden unique.
Production assistant CHRISTINE HARDMAN
Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill
Plant list on Ceefax page 261


Unknown: Wester Ross
Presented By: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Peter Hainsworth.
Unknown: Christine Hardman
Producer: Denis W. Gartside
Producer: John Kenyon

: The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The last of six parts adapted from the BBC radio series starring
David Dixon , Simon Jones Sandra Dickinson Mark Wing-Davey and the voice of Peter Jones featuring Aubrey Morris Beth Porter
In which Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect find themselves unexpectedly aboard a space-ship full of frozen joggers, telephone sanitisers and advertising account executives. What can possibly be worse than that? The planet they land on. Radiophonic music PADDY KINGSLAND
Animated sequences ROD LORD Film editor GLENN HYDE
Producer ALAN J. w. BELL (R)


Unknown: Douglas Adams
Unknown: David Dixon
Unknown: Simon Jones
Unknown: Sandra Dickinson
Unknown: Mark Wing-Davey
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Aubrey Morris
Unknown: Beth Porter
Music: Paddy Kingsland
Unknown: Rod Lord
Editor: Glenn Hyde
Producer: Alan J. W. Bell
Arthur Dent: Simon Jones
Ford Prefect: David Dixon
Trillian: Sandra Dickinson
Zaphod: Mark Wing-Davey
Marvin: David Learner
Voice of Marvin: Stephen Moore
Newscaster: Rayner Bourton
Captain: Aubrey Morris
No 1: Matthew Scurfield
No 2: David Neville
No 3: Geoffrey Beevers
Marketing girl: Beth Porter
Management consultant: Jon Glover
Hairdresser: David Rowlands

: Cardiff Singer of the World

An international competition for singers at the start of their professional career.
Tonight's programme is the fourth of the preliminary round between:
Iris Vermillion (Federal Republic of Germany)
Per Vollestad (Norway) Linda Bennett MaGuire (Canada)
Peter Coleman-Wright (Australia)
Helen Hessey-White (Wales) with BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra
Associate leader
BARRY HASKEY conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes Piano accompanist INGRID SURGENOR
Presenter Brian Kay
(Final programme on Sunday)


Unknown: Linda Bennett Maguire
Unknown: Helen Hessey-White
Leader: Barry Haskey
Piano: Owain Arwel Hughes
Presenter: Brian Kay

: Royal Ascot

Highlights of the last day of Royal Ascot, featuring the King's Stand Stakes and the Hardwicke Stakes.

: Newsnight

with Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Adam Raphael

: Weatherview

: Cricket: Second Test

The Cornhill Insurance Test Series
England v Pakistan from Lord's
richie BENAUD introduces highlights of the second day's play.


Introduces: Richie Benaud

: Lady of Deceit

- starring
Lawrence Tierney Claire Trevor
A ruthless killer, fleeing from a double murder, marries an attractive girl for her money. He then begins an adulterous affair with her sister.... This intriguing thriller was known in America as Bom to Kill, and is an early work by thriller and horror director Robert Wise , whose later successes include The Sound of Music and West Side Story.
Produced by HERMAN SCHLOM Directed by ROBERT WISE
40 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Lawrence Tierney
Unknown: Claire Trevor
Director: Robert Wise
Unknown: Eve Greene
Unknown: Richard MacAulay
Produced By: Herman Schlom
Directed By: Robert Wise
Sam: Lawrence Tierney
Helen: Claire Trevor
Arnett: Walter Slezak
Fred: Philip Terry
Georgia: Audrey Long
Marty: Elisha Cook Jr
Laury Palmer: Isabel Jewell
Mrs Kraft: Esther Howard
Grace: Kathryn Card
Danny: Tony Barrett
Inspector Wilson: Grandon Rhodes

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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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