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: Open University

The Planet Earth: A Scientific Model

: Daytime on Two

9.30 Casebook Scotland 5: Give it a Style
A group of designers living in Scotland demonstrates how they develop their ideas. Whether it is fashion, furniture, jewellery, graphics or mobiles, each designer must choose materials, shape and style to satisfy a design brief. Producer ISHBEL MACLEAN (e)
9.52 Look and Read
Geordie Racer. 5: Race Day
10.15 Around Scotland
Glasgow. 2: The Old City
Three schoolchildren walk through Glasgow's town centre, encountering on the way some characters from the city's history.
Presenter ALEXANDER WEST Producer PETER LEGGE BBC Scotland (R) (e)
10.38 Information World Just Ask the Computer
11.00 Storytime. Foo the Potter (e)
11.18 Wondermaths (15)
11.35 Let's See. Above and Below 2: Going Under
12.00 English File
I'm the King of the Castle
The theme of SUSAN hill's novel is a bitter struggle for power between two boys aged 11. Edmund Hooper , who lives with his father, feels his kingdom has been invaded when Charles Kingshaw arrives at the house with his mother, the new housekeeper. Hooper finds ingenious ways of tormenting Kingshaw and the adults do not foresee the tragic outcome.
With dramatised extracts
Susan Hill discusses some of the issues raised by the story.
Commentary STEVE HODSON Producer BRUCE JAMSON (e)
12.35pm Scene
Getting In (2) by RAY JENKINS Inside the warehouse, there's nothing to steal - but someone is watching. Who is to blame for what happens next? How will each of them be affected?
Film editor ROLAND TONGUE Producer CHRIS ELLIS (R) (e)
1.05 France - Français. Repetons (e)
1.20 Fingermouse A See-Saw programme (R)
1.38 Walrus
What's it Gonna Be? 3: Dip, Dip, Dip
Producer MORTON SURGUY (R) (e)
2.00 News
Weather followed by You and Me
A series for 4-and 5-year-olds When Harry is in an angry mood, he starts to take it out on Dibs. Colour song: Orange. Book: a selection of poems from The Walker Book of Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young.
Presenter HARRY TOWB Producer NICCI CROWTHER (e)


Producer: Ishbel MacLean
Producer: Peter Legge
Unknown: Edmund Hooper
Unknown: Charles Kingshaw
Producer: Bruce Jamson
Unknown: Ray Jenkins
Producer: Chris Ellis
Charles Kingshaw: Guy Grieve
Edmund Hooper: Thomas Irvin
Joseph Hooper: Julian Curry
Helena Kingshaw: Rachel Herbert
Arabella: Lindsay Heath
Bungalow: Wayne Goddard
Paul: Jason Taylor
Nalini: Cheryl Miller
Horsley: John Benfield
DC Carr: Milo Bell
PC Woolf: Mark Draper
Mr Gupta: Gurdial Sira
Mrs Oliver: Elizabeth Proud
Lynn: Karen Frawley
Mrs Deakin: Coral Atkins
Mr Deakin: Roger Walker
Debbie: Melissa Wilson
Riding teacher: Carole Snape
Art master: Tim Charrington
Mr Paine: Reg Pritchard
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright

: Weekend Outlook

: Sport on Friday

Introduced by David Icke Motor Sport
STEVE RIDER pulls together all the action and excitement of this year's Swedish rally - round two of the world championship.
Olympic Winter Games Preview
With the opening ceremony in Calgary just over a week away, there's time to assess the gold medal prospects through the eyes of some of Britain's most experienced Olympic representatives. Plus a round-up of all the sporting stories of the week. Studio director MURRAY NEEDHAM Producer GRAHAM FRY including at
3.00 News and Weather


Introduced By: David Icke
Introduced By: Motor Sport

: Catchword

Presented by Paul Coia Today's contestants are


Presented By: Paul Coia
Unknown: John Beaumont
Unknown: Jill Fisher
Unknown: Neil Stein

: River Journeys

Congo Michael Wood , long fascinated by the Congo, travels to Kinshasa, capital of Zaire, for a voyage up river in this BAFTA Award winning film. His view is very different from that of earlier travellers to 'the dark continent'.
Written and presented by MICHAEL WOOD


Unknown: Congo Michael Wood
Presented By: Michael Wood
Director: David Wallace

: Food and Drink

: The Scarlet Claw

starring Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes
Nigel Bruce as Watson On the fog-shrouded Canadian marshes, a 100-year-old murderous apparition has reappeared to terrorise the village of La Morte Rouge. A strange psychic phenomena it may be, but Holmes's interpretation of the facts leads him to a different conclusion....
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Unknown: Basil Rathbone
Unknown: Sherlock Holmes
Unknown: Nigel Bruce
Unknown: Edmund L. Hartmann
Unknown: Roy William Neill
Directed By: Roy William Neill
Alistair Ramson: Gerald Hamer
Lora Penrose: Paul Cavanagh
Emil Journet: Arthur Hohl
Judge Brisson: Miles Mander
Marie Joumet: Kay Harding
Sgt Thompson: David Clyde
Nora: Victoria Horne
Drake: Ian Wolfe

: Calgary 88

A preview of the Winter
Olympics starting tomorrow.

: Popeye Classics

: Scene Plays

Salt on a Snake's Tail by FARRUKH DHONDY
Jolil is 14 and learning the secrets of kung fu. There have been a number of gang fights around the estate where he lives, and his father warns him to keep out of trouble. But Jolil places his trust in the magic of Bruce Lee.
Directed by FRANCO ROSSO (R) (e)


Unknown: Bruce Lee.
Directed By: Franco Rosso
Mr Miah: Zia Mohyeddin
Jolil: Dharminder Gill
Errol: Devon Graham
Khalil: Andrew Johnson
Mrs Miah: Heather Emmanuel
Mr Morrison: Alec Sabin
Market shopkeeper: Robert Walker
Gang: Chris Hale,
Gang: David Rippey
Gang: John Lilywhtte
Gang: Mike Smart
Schoolboys: Hergudeep Bhangal,
Schoolboys: Hassan Bhatti,
Schoolboys: Rajinder Bhardwaj

: The Friday Report

What Happened Next? In the last of the series,
Guy Michelmore follows up on the stories covered since
October and asks some of the people interviewed - 'What happened next?'
(Regional programme for variations see below)


Unknown: Guy Michelmore
Producer: Tony Chapman
Editor: Colin Stanbridge

: Gardeners' World

from north Devon with Geoff Hamilton and Roy Lancaster
Dr Jimmy Smart has been building Marwood Hill
Gardens for 25 years. He started with a field of mainly acid soil and a stream of alkaline water, which now support a very fine collection of plants from all over the world. Eucryphias and eucalyptus, hydrangeas and clematis, acers and astilbes, a superb choice of plants for every situation in a beautiful setting.
Production assistant JEAN LAUGHTON Producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: Dr Jimmy Smart
Unknown: Jean Laughton
Producer: John Kenyon

: The Tracey Ullman Show

starring Tracey Ullman Julie Kavner
Dan Castellaneta Joe Malone and Sam McMurray in Francesco 's First Job The Little Neurotic from Down Under
City of Strangers Dave is unconvinced when Francesca chooses to spend her summer vacation at
'Viva Taco' rather than the lovely camp at the shores of Lake Mahopac but her first day at the fast food joint may just be her last.
Kiki Howard-Smith returns for a confidential chat with her shrink and some modern day 'Dodgers' pick a pocket or two in the 'City of Strangers'. Produced by RICHARD SAKAI


Unknown: Tracey Ullman
Unknown: Julie Kavner
Unknown: Dan Castellaneta
Unknown: Joe Malone
Unknown: Sam McMurray
Unknown: Strangers Dave
Unknown: Kiki Howard-Smith
Produced By: Richard Sakai

: Arena: My Name Is Celia Cruz

The Queen of Salsa, Celia Cruz has been the most adored and dynamic singer in Latin America for more than four decades. Since she left Cuba at the time of the Revolution with her band Sonora Matancera, she has lived in New York and risen to international fame with the seminal Latin bands of Tito Puente and Johnny Pacheco the creators of salsa. To the Hispanic immigrants there, she is little less than a goddess, who still evokes the glamour of Havana in the 1950s, but back home in Cuba, like all voluntary exiles, she's persona non grata under the Castro regime. Tonight Arena presents a profile of a spectacular artist who invokes the power of the saints. With testimony from her friends, her dressmakers, her fellow professionals and the Spanish-speaking people of New York - and most of all her own stunning performance at the Apollo Theatre.


Subject: Celia Cruz
Film cameraman: Colin Waldeck
Film editor: Colin Knijff
Programme consultant: Sue Steward
Assistant producer: Diana Mansfield
Director: Anthony Wall

: Newsnight

The last word on world events analysed by Peter Snow Donald MacCormick


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick

: Weatherview

: Midnight Movie: Compulsion

starring Orson Welles Dean Stockwell
Bradford Dillman Chicago, 1924. Two young and wealthy law students plan and execute what seems to be the perfect crime. But the cold-blooded brilliance of their scheme overlooks the possibility of human error ... This startling excursion into the criminal mind is inspired by the infamous Leopold Leob murder case.
Screenplay by RICHARD MURPHY
Based on the novel by MEYER LEVIN Produced by RICHARD D. ZOMICK Directed by RICHARD FLEICHER
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Unknown: Leopold Leob
Unknown: Richard Murphy
Novel By: Meyer Levin
Produced By: Richard D. Zomick
Directed By: Richard Fleicher
Judd Steiner: Dean Stockwell
Artie Struas: Bradford Dillman
Horn: E G Marshall
Jonathan Wilk: Orson Welles
Ruth Evans: Diane Varsi
Sid: Martin Milner
Max: Richard Anderson
Lt Johnson: Robert Simon
Tom Daly: Edward Binns

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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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