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: Children's BBC

Presented by Simon Parkin and Andi Peters.

King Rollo
Animation narrated by Ray Brooks. (R)


Presenter (Children's BBC): Simon Parkin
Presenter (Children's BBC): Andi Peters
Narrator (King Rollo): Ray Brooks

: Playdays

The Playbus stops today at the Tent Stop. With lain Lauchlin, Trish Cooke , Will Brenton , Adam Pearce and Menisha Ferdinand. Today's story:
Gobstoppers by Clive Duncan. A Felgate production for BBCtv (R)


Unknown: Trish Cooke
Unknown: Will Brenton
Unknown: Adam Pearce
Unknown: Menisha Ferdinand.
Unknown: Clive Duncan.

: Corners

What's a quern, who invented clocks, and do animals see in colour? Presented by Sophie Aldred and Stephen Johnson with Jo Korna. (R)
• QUESTIONS: to 'Corners; BBCtv, London W12 7RJ.


Presented By: Sophie Aldred
Presented By: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Jo Korna.

: Pinocchio

Cartoon adventures.

: Moveable Feasts

A children's multi-faith series.
The Sales Drive. First a birthday party gets out of hand, then the new firm has to cook for a Muslim guest.
Director Jeremy Woolf Producer Judy Merry


Director: Jeremy Woolf
Producer: Judy Merry
Michael: Kieran Cunningham
Robert: Colin Kerrigan
Sam: Sayan Akaddas

: Litt'l Bits

Cartoon story of pixies in an enchanted forest.

: Video Relief

Do you fancy being the next Spielberg or Hitchcock? If you enter the Comic Relief/Going Live! challenge you could be on your way. Phillip Schofield and Sarah Greene together with Jonathan Ross, Ruby Wax, Tim McInnerney, Lenny Henry, Dawn French and Tony Robinson present this special guide on how to make a documentary video.
Information Pack: send a 50p A4 sae to, [address removed]


Unknown: Phillip Schofield
Unknown: Sarah Greene
Unknown: Jonathan Ross
Unknown: Tim McLnnerney
Unknown: Lenny Henry
Unknown: Tony Robinson
Editor: Chris Bellinger

: Dungeons and Dragons: In Search of Dungeon Master

Cartoon adventures. Dungeon Master is captured.

: Blue Peter Omnibus

With Yvette Fielding, John Leslie and Diane-Louise Jordan.


Unknown: John Leslie
Unknown: Diane-Louise Jordan.

: Uncle Jack.... and Operation Green: 5

A six-part comedy serial written by Jim Eldridge.
Who will the Vixen feed to her alligator and piranha fish?
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Jim Eldridge

: Boxpops

More music, popular programmes, and of course, your vox pops. Producer Roy Milani
Executive producer Eric Rowan (R)


Producer: Roy Milani
Producer: Eric Rowan

: The O-Zone

Music, news, competitions, plus the stars' tips for the top pop hits.

: Grand Prix

The Australian Grand Prix from Adelaide is the final round of the 1990 season. Ayrton Senna will be out to prove that he deserves the world driver's title he won in such controversial circumstances two weeks ago. Nigel Mansell will be all-out for victory in his last race for Ferrari.
Commentary by Murray Walker and James Hunt.
Producer Mark Wilkin
Executive producer Jim Reside
0 SPORT: page 18


Unknown: Ayrton Senna
Unknown: Nigel Mansell
Commentary By: Murray Walker
Commentary By: James Hunt.
Producer: Mark Wilkin
Producer: Jim Reside

: Tennis

The men's final of the Prudential National Championships from Telford. Holder Andrew Castle faces a strong challenge for his title from British No 1 Jeremy Bates, Nick Brown, Mark Petchey and Danny Sapsford. Introduced by Barry Davies. Commentary by Dan Maskell and Mark Cox.
A GrandSlam Sports production for BBCtv


Unknown: Andrew Castle
Unknown: Jeremy Bates
Unknown: Nick Brown
Unknown: Mark Petchey
Unknown: Danny Sapsford.
Introduced By: Barry Davies.
Commentary By: Dan Maskell
Commentary By: Mark Cox.

: World Cup Gymnastics

From Brussels. Only the world's top gymnastic nations are invited to compete in these championships, with the Soviet Union, United States and China expected to dominate. For the first time Britain will be represented, with Neil Thomas , a bronze medallist at the recent European championships, challenging the old order.
Commentary by Barry Davies ,
Ron Pickering and Mitch Fenner. Producer Barbara Slater


Unknown: Neil Thomas
Commentary By: Barry Davies
Commentary By: Ron Pickering
Commentary By: Mitch Fenner.
Producer: Barbara Slater

: Rugby Special

England v Argentina
When England toured Argentina in the summer they won the first Test but lost the second, so this
National Power international at
Twickenham is the decider.
Introduced by Chris Rea. Commentary by Nigel Starmer-Smith and Bill Beaumont. Executive producer Johnnie Watherston


Introduced By: Chris Rea.
Commentary By: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Commentary By: Bill Beaumont.
Producer: Johnnie Watherston

: Juke Box Jury

Jools Holland and a jury of pundits predict pop hits and misses. Director David G Hillier
Producer Graham K Smith
A Noel Gay production for BBCtv


Unknown: Jools Holland
Director: David G Hillier
Producer: Graham K Smith

: The Money Programme

Petrol rationing and panic buying have hit the countries of eastern
Europe, now starved of oil from the Soviet Union and priced out of world markets by the Gulf crisis.
As John Pennycate reports, serious energy shortages are forcing the governments of Hungary and Czechoslovakia to step up the pace of painful economic change. Producer Jeremy Bristow Editor David Nissan
9 MONEY: page 31


Unknown: John Pennycate
Producer: Jeremy Bristow
Editor: David Nissan

: The Trials of Life

A natural history of behaviour, by David Attenborough
Finding the Way. How creatures navigate with an unerring accuracy that we have only recently achieved.


Unknown: David Attenborough

: Not Only ... but Also ...

Sketches from the original television series starring
Peter Cook , Dudley Moore With guests Cilia Black,
Henry Cooper , Terry Downes and Joe Melia. Music from the Dudley Moore Trio.
Producers Dick Clement and John Street (R)
* COMEDY: page 12


Unknown: Peter Cook
Unknown: Dudley Moore
Unknown: Henry Cooper
Unknown: Terry Downes
Unknown: Joe Melia.
Unknown: Dudley Moore Trio.
Producers: Dick Clement
Producers: John Street

: Nippon

Japan since 1945.
3: Living Through a Miracle. The Tokyo Olympic Games in 1964 were a symbol of Japan's recovery and new confidence. With the 'economic miracle' in full swing, the new prosperity changed the way the Japanese people lived. But the miracle carried a price. Producer Alan Bookbinder
Executive producer Peter Pagnamenta
0 BOOK: same title, £15.00, from booksellers.


Producer: Alan Bookbinder
Producer: Peter Pagnamenta

: Grand Prix

Highlights of the Australian Grand Prix from Adelaide.

: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Jack Nicholson , Louise Fletcher Jack Nicholson won an Oscar for his memorable performance in this powerful, funny and moving drama. When Randle P McMurphy arrives at the state mental hospital, life there takes a crazy turn.
McMurphy's hatred of authority delights the patients but enrages the formidable Nurse Ratched. The battle between them intensifies when McMurphy decides his fellow patients deserve a day out.
Based on the book by Ken Kesey Director Milos Forman
Producers Michael Douglas and Saul Zaentz


Unknown: Jack Nicholson
Unknown: Louise Fletcher
Unknown: Jack Nicholson
Book By: Ken Kesey
Director: Milos Forman
Producers: Michael Douglas
Producers: Saul Zaentz
Randle P McMurphy: Jack Nicholson
Nurse Ratched: Louise Fletcher
Harding: William Redfield
Chief Bromden: Will Sampson
Billy Bibbit: Brad Dourif
Cheswick: Sydney Lassick
Taber: Christopher Lloyd
Martini: Danny de Vito
Scanlon: Delos V Smith
Candy: Marya Small
Rose: Louisa Moritz
Dr Spivey: Dean R Brooks
Turkle: Scatman Crothers
Sefelt: William Duell
Ellis: Michael Berryman
Col Matterson: Peter Brocco

: Dance Energy

The dance show with Normski.

: Rapido

Antoine de Caunes with a series of the cross-channel music show.


Unknown: Antoine de Caunes

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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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