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: Open University

Science Foundation Course: Magnetic Earth

: Daytime on Two

Parents should note that some of 'Daytime on Two' is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.

9.30am Diez Temas: 10: La ciudad y el pueblo (e)

9.45am Casebook Scotland: Give it a Style
A group of designers living in Scotland demonstrate how they develop their ideas. Whether it is fashion, furniture, jewellery, graphics or mobiles, each designer must choose the materials, shape and style to satisfy a design brief.
Producer ishbel MACLEAN (R) (e)

10.05am Look and Read: Fairground. Mixed Fortunes (e)

10.25am Around Scotland: It's Just a Habit (e)

10.45am Storytime: Chicken and Egg (e)

11.03am Into Music: Moving to Music (e)

11.25am Logo: Gogo Logo (e)

11.40am Let's See: Portrait of a River (e)

12.00 Maths at Work (5) (e)

12.20pm English File: Why Shakespeare? (2)
Twelfth Night is called a comedy - so how do actors try to get laughs? Macbeth is a tragedy - how do the same actors make it work its magic? RSC Associate Artists Estelle Kohler and Emrys James play Olivia and Malvolio and then the Macbeths in two famous scenes from Shakespeare.
Devised by Andrew Bethell
Producer Geoff Wilson (R) (e)

12.55pm Scene: Nobody There Knows
When Danny is sent over to London from Belfast, his parents hope he'll leave the troubles behind him. But how will he come to terms with a strange city.
Film editor KATE EVANS
Producer CHRIS ELLIS (R) (e)


Artists: Estelle Kohler
Unknown: Andrew Bethell
Producer: Geoff Wilson
Danny: Peter Ferris
Kathy: Stephanie Tague
Tony: Tony Doyle
Joan: Cherith Mellor
Mouth: Jay Simpson
Paul: Damien Nash
Sergeant: Sidney Livingstone
Policeman: Anthony Bailey

: Pinny's House

Pinny's Party
Pinny and Victor dress up in sweet papers!
Story and pictures by PETER FIRMIN Music by AR LOG
Directed and animated by OLIVER POSTGATE (R)


Unknown: Peter Firmin
Unknown: Oliver Postgate

: Philomena

with Johnny Ball
Today Philomena explores in the attic. Animation
English adaptation ROBIN HALDANE Producer GREG CHILDS (R)


Unknown: Johnny Ball
Unknown: Robin Haldane
Producer: Greg Childs

: English Time

Handles by JAN MARK.
Dramatised by MICHAEL ROBSON.
3: Writing on marrows leads to trouble and there's more about Elsie that Erica doesn't know.
Film editor ROLAND TONGUE Director CHRIS ELLIS (R) (e)


Dramatised By: Michael Robson.
Director: Chris Ellis
Erica: Natasha Jones
Auntie Joan: Mary Elliot Nelson
Robert: Jason Kercher
Uncle Peter: Patrick Monckton
Elsie: Tim Charrington
Bunny: Steve O'Donnell
Yerbut: Daniel Strauss
Gremlin: Steven Clements
Sharon: Karen Gledhill
Lucy: Sarah Brydon

: News

Weather followed by You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds. Song: This Old Man.
Presenter Mike Grady
Producer NICCI CROWTHER (R) (e)


Presenter: Mike Grady
Producer: Nicci Crowther

: Weekend Outlook

: Sport on Friday

Introduced by David Icke and featuring:
World Skating
The best of last night's Men's Free Programme from the World Championships in Paris, and there's the latest from this afternoon's Ladies' Original Programme.
Rugby Union
The final two games in this year's championship take place tomorrow, with England favourites to record their first win in Wales since 1963. Meanwhile, it's
Scotland's turn to take on France in Paris.
FA Cup Sixth Round
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson talks about his exciting young team, as they prepare to meet Brian Clough 's Forest in front of a full house at Old Trafford tomorrow.
Trevor Brooking is in the studio to try and predict the four semi-finalists.
There's also football action from Europe, and a review of the Cheltenham Festival, which finished yesterday with the highlight of the week, the Gold Cup. Producer MARK SCHOFIELD including at


Introduced By: David Icke
Talks: Alex Ferguson
Unknown: Brian Clough
Unknown: Trevor Brooking
Producer: Mark Schofield

: International Team Tennis

Mortgage Corporation National League
The 1989 Final from the Aston Villa Leisure Centre.
Three weeks ago, 12 teams, representing indoor tennis and sports centres around the country, entered this year's competition. With total prize money of E107,000 on offer, today's winners will take home £21,000. Last year Croydon had the honour of lifting the trophy - who will it be this year?
Introduced by Sally Jones Commentators
Executive producer DEREK BRANDON A GRAND SLAM production for BBCtv


Introduced By: Sally Jones
Unknown: Gerald Williams
Producer: Claire Michel
Producer: Derek Brandon

: Eye of a Dolphin

Many people have seen dolphins in aquariums, but off the north Cornwall coast, near the fishing village of Portreath.a lone dolphin could be seen playing. It seemed as if he were inviting man to share the harmony of his underwater world.
Laurie Emberson gained the dolphin's trust, and has captured on film his wild and beautiful environment and his special relationship with man.
Directed and photographed by LAURIE EMBERSON


Unknown: Laurie Emberson

: Holiday 89


: Paper Tiger

starring David Niven Toshiro Mifune Ando.
'Major' Bradbury is a naturally timid man who has invented an heroic past for himself
- his young pupil Koichi is particularly impressed by the exciting stories of his daring wartime exploits. The last thing Bradbury expected was to become involved with ruthless terrorists and experience a dangerous situation first hand ... David Niven plays the charming 'Major' in this lively comedy adventure. Koichi ando
Screenplay by JACK DAVIES Produced by EUAN LLOYD Directed by KEN ANNAKIN
0 FILMS: page 21


Unknown: David Niven
Unknown: Toshiro Mifune
Unknown: David Niven
Unknown: Jack Davies
Produced By: Euan Lloyd
Directed By: Ken Annakin
Bradbury: David Niven
Kagoyama: Toshiro Mifune
Muller: Hardy Kruger
Foreign Minister: Ivan Desny
Talah: Irene Tsu
Forster: Ronald Fraser
Mme Kagoyama: Miiko Taka
Mr King: Jeff Corey
Mrs King: Patricia Donahue
Harok: Kurt Christian
Foreign Minister's girl: Jeanine Siniscal

: Bilko: Lieutenant Bilko

[Starring] Phil Silvers as Sgt Bilko (R)


Producer: Edward J. Montagne
Director: Aaron Rubin
Director: Al De Caprio
Sgt Bilko: Phil Silvers

: Some Enchanted Evening

Jenny Michelmore is a chorus girl in a West End production of South Pacific. She also understudies the show's big star,
Gemma Craven. This documentary goes behind the scenes to find out what the life of an understudy is like. Will the dreams of this chorus girl ever come true? Will she be able to cope with the pressure if she were allowed to 'go on'? Photography PAUL KANWAR JONATHAN HARRISON
Production assistant CLAIRE SHARP Producer AGNIESZKA PIOTROWSKA (Regional programme - for variations see column 3)


Unknown: Jenny Michelmore
Unknown: Gemma Craven.
Unknown: Paul Kanwar
Unknown: Jonathan Harrison
Editor: Carol MacGillivray

: Gardeners' World

from Barnsdale and Somerset with Geoff Hamilton and Anne Swithinbank.
A large part of the Barnsdale garden is managed using organic techniques. At
Shepton Montague , Charles Dowding has been growing vegetables for sale, for six years, without using sprays or inorganic fertiliser. His successes and failures are on a field scale. Production assistants
Plant list on Ceefax page 261


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank.
Unknown: Shepton Montague
Unknown: Charles Dowding
Unknown: Jean Laughton.
Unknown: Christine Hardman
Producer: John Kenyon

: There's a Lot of It About

starring Spike Milligan
John Bluthal , Keith Smith with David Adams , Suzanne Sinclair , Mike O'Malley Linzi Drew , Alan Clare and special guest Raymond Baxter.
How Hitler takes-up singing. Written by SPIKE MILLIGAN
Produced and directed by ALAN J. W. BELL (R) revised


Unknown: Spike Milligan
Unknown: John Bluthal
Unknown: Keith Smith
Unknown: David Adams
Unknown: Suzanne Sinclair
Unknown: Mike O'Malley
Unknown: Linzi Drew
Unknown: Alan Clare
Unknown: Raymond Baxter.
Written By: Spike Milligan
Written By: Neil Shand.
Andrew==>: Marshall David Renwick
Directed By: Alan J. W. Bell

: Arena: The Old Brass Plate Rattle Test - the Englishman and his Jukebox

Elton John's jukebox sold at Sotheby's for £16,000. It has come a long way since it left the Wurlitzer factory in 1942. It is the same with most jukeboxes; they once entertained bars, diners and roadstops throughout America, but are now highly collectable artifacts, fulfilling the dreams, memories and fantasies of their proud owners. The Americans are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the jukebox this year, but some say an Englishman by the name of Charles Adams-Randall pipped the Americans to the post when he patented a coin-operated phonograph in 1888. Since then the jukebox has found a special way into the Englishman's heart. Arena explores the world of the jukebox in England and finds that an Englishman's home is his castle and surely no castle could be complete without one of these fine articles.
Record: the Arena' theme music is now available as a CD single (CDT41) on Editions EG, from retailers.
FEATURE: page 13


Photography: John Goodyer
Editor: David Kitson
Producer: Mary Dickinson
Series Editor: Anthony Wall
Series Editor: Nigel Finch

: 100 Great Sporting Moments

Scotland v England 1974 in the Calcutta Cup. (R)

: Newsnight

with Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick

: The Late Show with Clive James

The last in a series of discussion programmes dispensing wit, wisdom and ideas.


Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Elaine Bedell

: Weatherview

: Dernier Atout

Raymond Rouleau Mireille Balin.
Rivals for graduation honours at the police academy, Clarence and Montes propose a practical test to prove who is the better detective. A murdered American gangster provides the perfect case. Set in an imaginary country in South America, but filmed in France during the war,
Jacques Becker 's first film is a witty tribute to American gangster movies.
Toni Amonito. ..GASTON MODOT
Screenplay by PIERRE BOST
(A French film with English subtitles. First showing on British television. Black and white)
0 FILMS: page 21


Unknown: Raymond Rouleau
Unknown: Mireille Balin.
Unknown: Jacques Becker
Unknown: Toni Amonito.
Unknown: Pierre Bost
Directed By: Jacques Becker
Clarence: Raymond Rouleau
Bella: Mireille Balin
Rudy Score: Pierre Renoir
Montes: Georges Rollin
Gonzales: Noel Roquevert
Chief of police: Jean Debucourt
Pearls: Catherine Cayret
Mickey: Maurice Baquet

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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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