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: Now on Two

Simon Potter with Sunday morning's entertainment, starting with:

Janosch's Story Time: The Invisible Indian
Hannes Strohkopp suddenly finds his school work easy and that he has more friends than usual.


Presenter ("Now on Two"): Simon Potter

: Now on Two: Whirlybirds: Incident in Del Rio

Chuck and PT run a 'round-the-clock' helicopter service. When no other machine can get through, the Whirlybirds are ready to fly into difficulty and danger. (R)

: Odysseus

The Greatest Hero of Them All
Told by Tony Robinson Getting In
Odysseus develops a brilliant new weapon, and the Prime Minister makes her last, fatal, mistake.


Told By: Tony Robinson
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: David Bell

: The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show

Snoopy's Foot

: Now It's You

Simon Potter with guests, competition news and features especially for you


Presenter: Simon Potter

: Blue Peter Omnibus

Join Mark, Caron and Yvette aboard the the Omnibus and catch up with their adventures last week

: Aliens in the Family

by MARGARET MAHY dramatised in six parts by ALLAN BAKER
2: Jake's reunion with her father and his new family is not going at all well - and Bond's mission is not proving to be so easy either.
Executive producer PAUL STONE Director CHRISTINE SECOMBE


Unknown: Margaret Mahy
Unknown: Allan Baker
Producer: Paul Stone
Director: Christine Secombe

: Windmill

Chris Serle looks back at television's past from the BBC Film and Videotape Library.
This week Chris takes to the air with Flight.
There's a smooth take off from The Bird That Beat the US Navy, a successful midair refuelling from Newsnight and a bumpy landing from Diamonds in the Sky. You can discover what insect
Arthur Askey sings about and why a bicycle helped Michael Hordern to fly.
The special guest is writer and broadcaster Raymond Baxter , who talks of his association with planes from the Spitfire to Concorde and the Harrier.
Series producer ALBERT BARBER (R)


Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: Michael Hordern
Unknown: Raymond Baxter
Producer: Mike Seddon
Producer: Albert Barber

: No Limits

: Rugby Special

Introduced by Nigel Starmer-Smith with Chris Rea
Featuring three top matches from England, Ireland and Wales.
The Courage English Leagues Division 2
Moseley v Leicester
Crucial league points in this Midlands derby.
The Irish Interprovincial Championship
Leinster v Ulster
The final match of the championship and from Wales
Llanelli v Cardiff
Traditionally an exciting and open game. Also analysis and comment on the action and the week's talking points. Series producer HUW JONES


Introduced By: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Unknown: Chris Rea

: International Snooker

The Tennents United Kingdom Championship
DAVID VINE introduces coverage from the Guild Hall, Preston as the 1987 final moves into its second day. Commentators TED LOWE
JOHN VIRGO , EDDIE CHARLTON Television presentation
Executive producer IAN EDWARDS BBC North West


Commentators: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Jack Karnehm.
Unknown: Clive Everton
Unknown: John Spencer
Unknown: John Virgo
Unknown: Eddie Charlton
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie.
Producer: Keith Phillips

: The Little Hut

W starring Ava Gardner
F Stewart Granger I David Niven
Sir Philip L Ashlow , his wife Susan and his best friend
Henry are shipwrecked on a desert island, Henry suggests a ménage d trois - and Philip surprisingly agrees to 'divorce' his wife! Ava Gardner is at the centre of a romantic triangle in this lively version of ANDRÉ
ROUSSIN'S celebrated comedy.
Directed by MARK ROBSON
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Ava Gardner
Unknown: Stewart Granger
Unknown: David Niven
Unknown: Sir Philip L Ashlow
Unknown: Ava Gardner
Unknown: F. Hugh Herbert
Produced By: F. Hugh Herbert
Produced By: Mark Robson
Directed By: Mark Robson
Susan: Ava Gardner
Sir Philip: Stewart Granger
Henry: David Niven
Mario: Walter Chiari
The Rev Mr Brittingham-Brett: Finlay Currie
Mrs Brittingham-Brett: Jean Cadell
Capt MacWade: Jack Lambert

: Music in Camera

Sweet Honey in the Rock
Sweet Honey in the Rock is a group of black women singers who have developed a highly distinctive a cappella approach to black music.
Their gospel-style delivery is superimposed on the rhythms of jazz, rhythm and blues, and African songs alike to create a stunning sound. Through powerful lyrics, they connect black
American and African music, ongoing struggles in Soweto and Chile, and the political, social and personal.


Editor: Keith Alexander
Producer: Hilary Boulding

: Review

Mahler and the Millionaire 'By the final moments of the concert, I just found myself sobbing ... hysterical'.
Gilbert Kaplan was 25 when he first heard Mahler's Second Symphony, the Resurrection. Soon the Wall Street economist had made his millions and had the means to indulge his passion for the Resurrection. By the age of 40, Kaplan, the publisher of Institutional Investor, 'simply knew I was meant to conduct this symphony'.
Today the man who had three years of piano lessons as a child has conducted it a dozen times around the world, has bought the original score and has just recorded the work with the London
Symphony Orchestra.
Norman Lebrecht investigates an extraordinary obsession. Cameraman BILL DUDMAN Sound BRUCE GALLAWAY
Executive producer JOHN ARCHER Producer JONATHAN FULFORD


Unknown: Gilbert Kaplan
Unknown: Norman Lebrecht
Producer: John Archer
Producer: Jonathan Fulford

: Ski Sunday

The 100th Programme
A special celebration edition heralds the 11th series of thrilling teatime winter sports action.
From the site of the 15th
Olympic Winter Games in Canada's Rocky Mountains, David Vine introduces a montage of memories from ten years of Ski Sunday.
All the medal and musical moments are here and it all began at the 1976 Innsbruck games when gold was the goal of an Austrian downhiller called Franz Klammer. ...
Executive producer JIM RESIDE
(A new senes starts next Sunday)
0 FEATURE: page 19


Introduces: David Vine
Unknown: Franz Klammer.

: The Money Programme

Presented by Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton Spend to Survive - The New Japan
After the great dollar crash of 87, Japan is at the crossroads.
Its traditional export industries can no longer compete, and cheap foreign imports are flooding in. PAUL BURDEN reports on the new high tech export industries that will replace ships and steel, and on the high spending consumers who are transforming
Japan's domestic economy. Cameraman IAN KENNEDY Sound JULIAN BALDWIN Producer GLYN JONES


Presented By: Brian Widlake
Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: New Japan
Unknown: Ian Kennedy
Unknown: Julian Baldwin
Producer: Glyn Jones
Editor: Jonathan Crane

: The Travel Show Guide

Presented by Paul Heiney with John Kettley and Matthew Collins
4: Adriatic Riviera in Italy How can you be sure of picking the right resort for next summer's holiday? The Travel Show Guide gives you those facts the brochures leave out.
Executive producer ALAN DOBSON
For script send crossed cheque or PO for £1.50 payable to BBC, to [address removed]


Presented By: Paul Heiney
Unknown: John Kettley
Unknown: Matthew Collins
Editor: Christine Royle
Producer: Julie Bradshaw
Producer: Alan Dobson

: The Great Philosophers

A history of western philosophy in 15 parts 11: Nietzsche, with J. P. Stern , Professor of German in the University of London and author of one of the best-known of the many books on Nietzsche.
When western man's faith in religion declined, it meant he was losing his trust in the foundations of his own morals and values. Nietzsche was the first philosopher to face this crisis head-on. Much philosophy since then has been aimed at meeting the challenges he threw down. Devised and presented by Bryan Magee


Unknown: J. P. Stern
Presented By: Bryan Magee
Producer: Jill Dawson

: The Natural World

Battle for the Eagles
Presented by Tony Soper Some see them as vicious killers to be shot, trapped and poisoned. Others regard them as noble birds and strive to protect them.
Attitudes are now changing fast, at least in Europe and North America, and species like the golden eagle, osprey, and peregrine falcon are gradually recovering.
Now these threats have shifted to the south, and in particular, the problem of pesticides has become widespread, affecting the land and water that people share with birds of prey.
What affects them ultimately affects us and so these birds have become vital indicators of the health of the planet. Film editor COLIN CRADOCK Producer RICHARD BROCK
Series editor ANDREW NEAL BBC Bristol


Presented By: Tony Soper
Editor: Colin Cradock
Producer: Richard Brock

: Did You See...?

Ludovic Kennedy is joined by guests for a review of Footsteps (BBC2)
The Charmer (ITV)
Late Night with Letterman (Channel 4)
And Mark Tully looks at the birth of soap opera on Indian television.


Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown: Mark Tully
Director: Alison Hilliard
Producer: Nicholas Barker

: Miniature Worlds

Hedgehog Safari
To eat or not to eat? That is the question facing the young hedgehog, on his night-time wanderings round a suburban garden. A beetle is safe - and tasty. But what about that strange object that suddenly puffs up and hops away? And that mysterious substance wrapped in silver paper... ? Written and narrated by Peter France
Photography ALAN HAYWARD Director NIGEL MARVENc BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Peter France
Unknown: Alan Hayward
Director: Nigel Marvenc

: Burt Lancaster in Birdman of Alcatraz

Burt Lancaster gives one of his finest performances as Stroud in this powerful true story of one man's defiant stand against inhumanity.
While sci sentence, murderer Robert Stroud killed a prison guard and paid the penalty with the most savage sentence the authorities could devise - a lifetime in solitary confinement. Stroud defied the deprivations and through his studies and determination became the world's leading authority on birds - and a nationally known figure - whose life changed the laws of America.
Screenplay by GUY TROSPER
Based on the book by THOMAS E. GADDIS Produced by STUART MILLAR and GUY TROSPER
Directed byJOHN FRANKENHEIMER (Blackandwhite)
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Unknown: Burt Lancaster
Unknown: Robert Stroud
Play By: Guy Trosper
Book By: Thomas E. Gaddis
Produced By: Stuart Millar
Robert Stroud: Burt Lancaster
Harvey Shoemaker: Karl Malden
Elizabeth Stroud: Thelma Ritter
Stella Johnson: Betty Field
Bull Ransom: Neville Brand
Tom Gaddis: Edmond O'Brien
Roy Comstock: Hugh Marlowe
Feto Gomez: Telly Savalas
Dr Ellis: Whit Bissell
Kramer: Crahan Denton

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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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