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: Westminster

Parliamentary update.

: The Travel Show UK Mini Guides

Roger Wilkes finds out what to see and do in Northern Ireland's
Mourne Mountains.


Unknown: Roger Wilkes

: Daytime on Two Le Cafe des Reves

Note: repeats are not indicated.
Last episode of the drama for secondary-school students studying French. (stereo)

: Techno

Dilly Bellingham visits Tokyo to investigate a system that produces piped sunshine for rooms without windows.

: You and Me

For infants. Annette and Dibs have a surprise for Spike. An SFtv production for BBCtv

: Over the Moon

Mr Boom works hard at keeping his dome home tidy.


Unknown: Mr Boom

: Look and Read

Mick and the children have a go at saving the ponies, but they're no match for Barker and Deal.

: Mathsphere

Robots in action.

: Watch

Round and Round. A look at time and planets. Presented by Fraser James. (Stereo) An SFtv production for BBCtv


Presented By: Fraser James.

: English Express

The experience of 11-year-old Ross moving from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes.


Unknown: Milton Keynes.

: Science Challenge

An investigation of flight with a model aeroplane, a computer game and a video camera, (Stereo)

: Into Music

A Christmas concert with a Caribbean flavour. (Stereo)

: Daytime on Two: Thunderbirds: The Man from MI5 (Part 10)

An old favourite - now being shown in French.

: Q and A

A chance to air your views about schools television. (Stereo) 0WRITE TO: Q and A, BBC White City. Wood Lane. London W 12 7TS.

: Lifeschool

Careers. A look at the changing role of trade unions. (Stereo)

: TeachingToday

Personal and Social Education (2) A look at practical PSE in three different schools.

: Charlie Chalk

Animated adventures.
Charlie decides that it's time to leave Merrywit and return to the circus. As he rows off in his boat he starts to think about all the wonderful times he's had.

: The Family Ness

Adventures of the Monster family of Loch Ness and their friends Elspeth and Angus.

: Hawk's Eye

Safe in All Weathers. Modern roads are built for speed, but safety is an important factor, not only for the driver but also for the pedestrian. A Trio production for BBCtv

: News and Weather

Followed by You and Me

: Arthur Negus Enjoys

A visit to "the last manor house to be built in England" - a home in Gloucestershire, built in the traditional Cotswold style but not completed until 1926.

: See Hear!

With signing and subtitles.

: News and Weather

0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888
Followed by Westminster Live lain Macwhirter and John Cole present live coverage of the House of Commons, including Prime Minister's questions.


Unknown: John Cole

: News and Weather

and Regional News; Weather
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888

: Snooker

Royal Liver Assurance UK
Championship, from the Guild Hall, Preston. David Vine introduces coverage of Round 5, with Thailand'sjames
Wattana favoured to book his place in the next round, and Terry Griffiths and Tony Drago due to start their match.


Introduces: David Vine
Unknown: Terry Griffiths
Unknown: Tony Drago

: Film 92 with Barry Norman

Reviewing Of Mice and Men and The Waterdance.

: Fair Wind to Java

Adventure starring
Fred MacMurray
Vera Ralston
A sea captain and his pirate adversary embark on a thrilling race to claim a fabulous horde of diamonds before the volcanic island of Krakatoa erupts.
● Director Joseph Kane ● FILMS: pages 51-60


Unknown: Fred MacMurray
Unknown: Vera Ralston
Director: Joseph Kane
Captain Boll: Fred MacMurray
Kim Kim: Vera Ralston
PuloBesar: Robert Douglas
O'Brien: Victor McLaglen
Flint: John Russell
Kung: Buddy Baer
Chess: Claude Jarmanjr
Jason Blue: Grant Withers

: Top Gear Rally Report

A report at the half-way point of the Lombard RAC Rally as the drivers travel northwards to the Lake District.

: Assignment

Star Wars – the Next
Generation. Military chiefs in America and Russia plan to join forces to build a space shield against the growing threat of Scud missiles. But Britain objects to this new partnership. With exclusive footage from inside Moscow's top-secret defences and from America's closely guarded "star wars" laboratories, David Shukman reports on this first step to move beyond the Cold War. Producer Dinah Lord
Editor John Morrison


Unknown: David Shukman
Editor: John Morrison

: Food and Drink

The countdown to Christmas begins with Michael Barry 's spiced ice-cream with a sharp lime sauce, plus the pick of sweet wines - the perfect complement to Christmas pud. And there's a visit to a sheep auction in Northern Ireland for an argument about how to make a real Irish stew. Presented by Chris Kelly , Michael Barry , Jill Goolden and Oz Clarke. Director Linda Nash
Producers Alison Field and Tim Hincks
A Bazal production for BBCtv
Recipes on Ceefax page 686 * STEREO
● FOOD: page 19


Unknown: Michael Barry
Presented By: Chris Kelly
Presented By: Michael Barry
Presented By: Jill Goolden
Presented By: Oz Clarke.
Director: Linda Nash
Producers: Alison Field
Producers: Tim Hincks

: Quantum Leap

Offbeat American science-fiction series starring Scott Bakula
Dean Stockwell
Piano Man. 10 November
1985: tinkling the ivories in a crowded nightclub, Sam has leapt into the body of Chuck Danner whose ex-partner has found him again after a three-year search. But she is not the only one looking for Chuck, as an exploding car is soon to prove.


Unknown: Chuck Danner

: Troubleshooter2

Sir John Harvey-Jones sets out to advise another UK company.
A Hell of a Big Punt. Norton was once one of the great motorbikes. But for more than
20 years the company has barely managed to keep its head above water. Now Norton faces the 1990s with large debts, few sales, new management - and a world-beating racing bike with a revolutionary engine. Can Norton's comeback on the track be turned into commercial success? Sir John thinks it can - but at a price the company may not be prepared to pay. Producer Michael Mosley
Executive producer Richard Reisz


Unknown: Sir John Harvey-Jones
Producer: Michael Mosley
Producer: Richard Reisz

: Newsnight

Withjeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Withjeremy Paxman.

: The Late Show

The arts and media magazine. ● STEREO

: Behind the Headlines

Analysis of the best and worst news of the week.

: Weatherview

: Top Gear Rally Report

Today's last three stages in the Kielder Forest, Northumberland.

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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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