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: Open University

Frontiers of Geology

: Bitten by the Bug

Neighbourly love does not exist in the insect world.

: The Italians

The first of ten portraits of Italy. On the Rimini beach.

: Sally's Army

Some schools cannot cope with pupils' deliquency and truancy.

: Africa Screams

Abbott and Costello comedy. Bud and Lou are kidnapped by jewel thiefs. Director Charles Barton (B/w) ● FILMS: pages 33-40


Director: Charles Barton

: Tarzan the Ape Man

Adventure starring Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan
A giant ape man is discovered.
Director W S Van Dyke (B/W)
FILMS: pages 33-40


Tarzan: Johnny Weissmuller
Jane: Maureen O'Sullivan

: Famous Faces, Famous Places

Today: Barry Cryer.


Unknown: Barry Cryer.

: Orpheus and the Gentleman Farmer

Unearthing a Roman mosaic.

: Bertha

Cartoon for children.

: Swim

Today: the under-5s.

: News; Weather

Followed by Mini Dragons
Taiwan's new democratic era.

: Holiday Outings

Brittany gites.

: News; Weather

Followed by All Our Children
The cost of children working. Narrated by Judi Dench.


Unknown: Judi Dench.

: News; Weather

and Regional News; Weather

: The Young Stranger

A father won't believe his son's innocence in a violent incident. Withjames MacArthur and Kim Hunter.
Director John Frankenheimer (B/w) ● FILMS: pages 33-40


Unknown: Kim Hunter.
Director: John Frankenheimer

: Holiday Outings

Today: Marrakesh.

: Wind on the Willows

A true tale of the riverbank, narrated by Alan Bennett. Including readings from
Kenneth Grahame 's The Wind in the Willows and a look at the latest debate over land and water management on the Somerset Levels and Moors.
Producer Sarah Pitt


Unknown: Alan Bennett.
Unknown: Kenneth Grahame
Producer: Sarah Pitt

: Son of Sinbad

Arabian nights fantasy. Captured by the evil
Khalif of Baghdad, Sinbad must solve a secret to gain his freedom. With Dale Robertson ,
Sally Forrest , Vincent Price, Lili St Cyr , Mari Blanchard , Leon Askin. Director Ted TeUlaff
● FILMS: pages 33-40


Unknown: Dale Robertson
Unknown: Sally Forrest
Unknown: Lili St Cyr
Unknown: Mari Blanchard
Unknown: Leon Askin.
Director: Ted Teulaff

: Business Matters

The Competitive Edge
Professor Michael Porter is the world's most highly paid academic. He advises companies and countries about becoming more competitive.
David Lomax asks if it matters that a teacher should earn vast wealth and whether the academic and business worlds are too close for comfort.
Editor Simon Holland
Series editor Brian Davies


Unknown: Professor Michael Porter
Unknown: David Lomax
Editor: Simon Holland
Editor: Brian Davies

: The Climbers

Portrait of a Snow Lion
Reinhold Messner is the most famous mountaineer in the history of the sport - the first person to climb all 14 peaks over 8,000m, and the first
(along with Peter Habeler ) to climb Everest without artificial oxygen. Chris Bonington visits Messner in his Tyrol castle. Series producer Richard Else


Unknown: Reinhold Messner
Unknown: Peter Habeler
Unknown: Chris Bonington

: Ps and Qs

Quiz show about etiquette hosted by Tony Slattery , with captains Lesley Joseph and Jonathan Meades. The guests are Odaline de la Martines, Malcolm Williamson ,
Kit Hesketh Harvey and Baroness Issy van Randwyck.
Director Tony Orsten ; Producer Steve Pinhay 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Unknown: Tony Slattery
Unknown: Lesley Joseph
Unknown: Jonathan Meades.
Unknown: Malcolm Williamson
Unknown: Kit Hesketh Harvey
Unknown: Baroness Issy van Randwyck.
Director: Tony Orsten
Producer: Steve Pinhay

: The Travel Show

Reports from Portugal - the fashionable resort of Estoril and the capital Lisbon - and from the Isle of Skye.
Series producer Rachel Hebditch Executive producer Tony Moss ● STEREO


Producer: Rachel Hebditch

: Admission impossible

Using eyewitness accounts and recently discovered confidential documents, this documentary reveals the truth behind a campaign to keep
Australia a whites-only country for much of this century. Successive Australian governments pursued a secret policy of barring entry to any race of people they considered undesirable. Fostered by careful propaganda, by legislation and by the secret actions of bureaucrats and politicians, the policy remained intact for more than 70 years.
Producers Alec Morgan and Carol Sennett Executive producer Roy Davies


Producers: Alec Morgan
Producer: Roy Davies

: Building Sights

Film director and artist Derek Jarman visits Garden House in Wimborne, Dorset, built by his art master Robin Noscoe. Director Keith Collins
Producer Ruth Rosenthal


Artist: Derek Jarman
Unknown: Robin Noscoe.
Director: Keith Collins
Producer: Ruth Rosenthal

: Newsnight

With Sue Cameron.

: Edinburgh Nights

Last magazine edition of the festival showcase, including dancer Pina Bausch , and the innovative Elsjoglars musical theatre from Spain.
Presented by Kirsty Wark. Producer Douglas Mackinnon
(Tomorrow: Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells on the Castle Esplanade at I 30pm) ● STEREO


Unknown: Pina Bausch
Presented By: Kirsty Wark.
Producer: Douglas MacKinnon

: Weathervlew

: Open University

12.00 Weekend Outlook
12.05 Physics beyond Experience

: BBC Select

RCN Nursing Update: units 9 and 10 on "Migraine - not just a headache" and "Diabetes Care - dispelling the myths", for nurses, midwives and health visitors.

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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.

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