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: Open University

Energy and Rockets

: News

: The Solent Way

Bob Wellings finishes his walk along the south coast of Hampshire.


Unknown: Bob Wellings

: Past and Present Preserved

A visit to Holland's
Kroller Muller Museum of art, world famous for its Van Gogh collection.


Unknown: Kroller Muller Museum
Unknown: Van Gogh

: Undercover Maisie

First showing on network television.
Maisie (Ann Sothern) goes to work for the LA police force.
Director Harry Beaumont
0 FILMS: pages 29-35


Director: Harry Beaumont

: Dangerous Mission

The search for a vital murder witness leads to an exciting manhunt through the American wilderness.
With Vincent Price and Victor Mature.
Director Louis King
0 FILMS: pages 29.35


Unknown: Victor Mature.

: A Monk from the Marble Temple

The story of Buddhist monks in Thailand.

: The Model World of Robert Symes

Baron Robert Symes 's amazing collection of working models.


Unknown: Baron Robert Symes

: Show Jumping From Hickstead.

Featuring the Emirates Airlines Cup. Introduced by David Vine.


Introduced By: David Vine.

: News; Weather

Followed by Weekend Outlook
Open University preview.

: Golf and Show Jumping

More show jumping action from Hickstead and golf from Woburn.
Including at
3.00pm News; Weather
3.50pm News; Weather and Regional News; Weather

: Seven Seas to Calais

Swashbuckling adventure starring Rod Taylor Keith Michell
Irene Worth
Sir Francis Drake sails the seven seas in pursuit of the Spanish and their treasure, culminating in a spectacular climax with the defeat of the Spanish Armada.
Director Rudolph Mate 0 FILMS: pages 29.35


Unknown: Rod Taylor
Unknown: Keith Michell
Unknown: Irene Worth
Unknown: Sir Francis Drake
Director: Rudolph Mate
Sir Francis Drake: Rod Taylor
Malcolm Marsh: Keith Michell
Queen Elizabeth I: Irene Worth
Burleigh: Antony Dawson
Walsingham: Basil Dignam
Arabella: Hedy Vessell
Babington: Mario Girotti
Tom Moone: Gianni Cajafi
Mary Queen of Scots: Esmeralda Ruspoli

: What the Papers Say

Julian Nundy of The
Independent on Sunday looks back at the events of the week as they were reported in the national press.
A Granada production for BBCtv


Unknown: Julian Nundy

: Public Eye

Each week Public Eye examines issues and stories at the heart of life in Britain.
Presented by Peter Taylor. Editor Nigel Chapman


Presented By: Peter Taylor.
Editor: Nigel Chapman

: Gardeners' World

A visit to Exbury Gardens, Hampshire - a magnificent woodland garden where the celebrated Exbury hybrid azaleas and the Rothschild rhododendrons flourish. Plus ideas for planting and jobs for the week. With
Geoff Hamilton , Dr Stefan Buczacki , Anne Swithinbank and Pippa Greenwood.
Executive producer Stephanie Silk Plant details on Ceefax page 617
0 INFORMATION LINE: 0[number removed]Calls cost 34p per minute cheap rate. 45p at other times. t GARDENING: page 15


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood.

: The Real McCoy

Tune in and chill out with the sketch show featuring a fresh team of performers from the black comedy scene. With
Curtis and Ishmael, Llewella Gideon and Collette Johnson , Perry Benson , Leo Chester ,
Robbie Gee and Kathy Burke. Directors John Kilby and Charlie Hanson


Unknown: Llewella Gideon
Unknown: Collette Johnson
Unknown: Perry Benson
Unknown: Leo Chester
Unknown: Kathy Burke.
Directors: John Kilby
Directors: Charlie Hanson

: The Second Russian Revolution

A six-part series examining the political in-fighting which has raged within the Kremlin since
Gorbachev came to power.
Enter Gorbachev. The story of how Mikhail Gorbachev became president of the Soviet Union. Victor Grishin , former boss of the Moscow
Communist party, talks about how Gorbachev beat him in the 1985 leadership battle and later sacked him. Director David Ash
Series producer Norma Percy A Brian Lapping Associates production for BBCtv
0 PICTURE STORY: page 83


Unknown: Mikhail Gorbachev
Unknown: Victor Grishin
Director: David Ash
Producer: Norma Percy

: 10 x 10

Short films by new directors. The Weatherhouse
The tale of a couple torn between love and weather forecasting, performed by puppets and actors. Series producer Colin Rose Director Joanna Woodward


Producer: Colin Rose
Director: Joanna Woodward

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Weatherview

: Pieges

First showing on network television for this chilling French thriller.
Starring Maurice Chevalier Faced with a number of disappearances apparently linked to the personal columns of a newspaper, the police employ a decoy. She, however, falls in love with the chief suspect. In French with English subtitles.
Director Robert Siodmak
0 FILMS: pages 29-35


Unknown: Maurice Chevalier
Director: Robert Siodmak
Fleury: Maurice Chevalier
Adrienne Charpentier: Marie Dea
Bremontiere: Pierre Renoir
Pears: Erich von Stroheim
Commissaire Tenier: Andre Brunot

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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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