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: News

: Westminster

A roundup of business from the Lords and the Commons.

: Steam into Summer

Devon's Dart Valley Railway. Producer David Spires (R)


Producer: David Spires

: Sportz Crazy

Weird Australian sports introduced by Jack Thompson. (R)


Introduced By: Jack Thompson.

: Getting Gertie's Garter

Dennis O'Keefe , Marie McDonald When Ken finally marries he expects his bachelor skeletons to remain in their cupboards.
Director Allan Dwan
0 FILMS: pages 31-37


Unknown: Dennis O'Keefe
Unknown: Marie McDonald
Unknown: When Ken
Director: Allan Dwan
Ken: Dennis O'Keefe
Gertie: Marie McDonald
Ted: Barry Sullivan
Barbara: Binnie Barnes

: After Hours

The American showbiz magazine.
Interview with singer Belinda Carlisle.


Singer: Belinda Carlisle.

: Town Portraits

John Grundy visits Boston, Lines.
Director Paul Paxton. Producer Roger Burgess (R)


Unknown: John Grundy
Director: Paul Paxton.
Producer: Roger Burgess

: The Boys with the White Stuff

How a Derby winner helped to paint the white lines on our roads. Producer David Bean
Executive producer John Mapplebeck (R)


Producer: John Mapplebeck

: Mosaic

Comedy and Racism
If a joke is funny, does that mean it can't be offensive? Producer John Twitchin
And at 12.20pm
The Black and White Media Show
(Part 3)
Television's effect as an 'image-maker' of black people. (R) • TRAINING NOTES: send a 27p sae to [address removed].


Producer: John Twitchin

: Pigeon Street

Cartoon. (R)

: Curry on Ice

First of a series in which skating champion John Curry shows how to improve skating technique. (R)


Unknown: John Curry

: News

Weather followed by Songs of Praise
Christingle service for Advent. 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

: In the Garden

December. Dennis Cornish offers advice on fruit trees. Producer David Spires


Unknown: Dennis Cornish
Producer: David Spires

: Behind the Screen

Delia Smith talks about Delia Smith 's Christmas shown on Thursday at 8.00pm on BBC2. Producer Catherine Elliott-Kemp


Talks: Delia Smith
Unknown: Delia Smith
Producer: Catherine Elliott-Kemp

: News

Weather followed by The Home Front
Last in the series of films which explore the problems of housing. Putting the People in Charge. With Patrick Nuttgens. Producer Mark Rowland (R) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Patrick Nuttgens.
Producer: Mark Rowland

: Holiday Outings

St David's. Kathy Tayler reports on a self-catering holiday in Wales.
3.50pm News and Weather
Regional News and Weather


Unknown: Kathy Tayler

: Catchword

Paul Coia hosts the word game. Director Justin C Adams Producer Leslie Mitchell


Unknown: Paul Coia
Director: Justin C Adams
Producer: Leslie Mitchell

: Behind the Headlines

Jane Corbin hosts a topical debate. Editor Charles Miller


Unknown: Jane Corbin
Editor: Charles Miller

: Miranda

Starring Glynis Johns
When Dr Paul Marten brings an invalid patient home to stay his wife begins to suspect something fishy.
Director Ken Annakin
0 FILMS: pages 31-37


Unknown: Dr Paul Marten
Director: Ken Annakin
Miranda: Glynis Johns
Paul Marten: Griffith Jones
Clare Marten: Googie Withers
Nurse Caty: Margaret Rutherford

: DEF II New Attitude

An American comedy series about a beauty shop.
The Case of the Missing Toupee.
Vicky (Sheryl Lee Ralph ) is in for a surprise from an old flame.


Unknown: Sheryl Lee Ralph

: Dance Energy

Normski and the Dance Squad
Posse with music news and guests Run DMC and Dream Warriors. Producer Jaswinder Bancil
An Activate production for BBCtv


Producer: Jaswinder Bancil

: Open Space

The series where the public can make programmes under their own editorial control. Future on the Line As the Government prepares to open the telephone network to greater competition, independent computer network Greennet asks difficult questions about the communications revolution. Producaj Fred Johnson
Community Programme Unit editor Tony Laryea 9 PROGRAMME SUGGESTIONS: write to 'Open Space'. BBCtv, London W12 7RJ.


Editor: Tony Laryea

: Prisoners of Conscience

In this series of portraits of innocent people who are in prison, Sir John Harvey-Jones tells the story of a man who has
'disappeared' simply because of his beliefs.
Writer Caroline Moorehead Producer Rex Bloomstein
0[number removed]free of charge after tonight's programme or send an sae to [address removed].


Unknown: Sir John Harvey-Jones
Unknown: Caroline Moorehead
Producer: Rex Bloomstein

: Abroad in Britain

Dedicated to the proposition that the exotic begins at home.
In Search of Bohemia. Can there really be a hamlet on the edge of the New Forest called Bohemia?
Jonathan Meades explains. Producer Russell England
Executive producer Clare Paterson


Unknown: Jonathan Meades
Producer: Russell England

: Nature

Reports from around the world on environmental issues introduced by Michael Buerk. Frozen assets
President Gorbachev's ambitious plans depend on exploiting the huge oil and gas fields of Siberia. But now, for the first time, Soviet environmentalists are free to voice their opposition. Gordon Clough reports on the implications. Producer John Deering
Series editor Jeremy Evans
0 NATURE: page 9


Introduced By: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Producer: John Deering
Editor: Jeremy Evans

: Fragments of War: the Story of Damien Parer

First showing on network television. Starring
Nicholas Eadie , Anne Tenney
Damien Parer was Australia's first official war cameraman. Killed in action in 1944 he left behind a wife of six months, a son he never saw, and some of the greatest images of war ever recorded on film.
Director John Duigan
0 FILMS: pages 31-37


Unknown: Nicholas Eadie
Unknown: Anne Tenney
Unknown: Damien Parer
Director: John Duigan
Damien Parer: Nicholas Eadie
Marie Parer: Anne Tenney
Ron Maslyn Williams: Huw Williams
Chester Wilmot: Steve Jodrell
Osmar White: Jeff Truman
Pru: Liz Stuart
Amy: Melanie Salamon
Rose: Maureen O'Shaughnessy
Alice Macready: Mary Regan

: Newsnight

Presented by Jeremy Paxman. Editor Tim Gardam


Presented By: Jeremy Paxman.
Editor: Tim Gardam

: The Late Show

The arts and media show. Executive producer Janey Walker Editor Roland Keating


Producer: Janey Walker
Editor: Roland Keating

: Weatherview

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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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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