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: Open University

6.20 The Albert Memorial 2312695 6.45
Testing Teachers? 7151879 7.10 Learning Difficulties 2289879 7.35
Windows on the Mind

: Breakfast News

With Signing. Subtitled ..................

: Children's BBC: Patrik Pacard

(Rpt) (Subtitled)

: Blitz on Cartooning

American cartoonist Bruce Blitz reveals how to develop a comic strip.........


Unknown: Bruce Blitz

: Myths and Legends

Garry Rice visits the haunted castle of Nottingham. Rpt ..........................


Unknown: Garry Rice

: A Week to Remember

Pathe News footage from 1955.

: Holiday Outings

Eamonn Holmes visits Malta, Comino andGozO. Rpt Stereo ...................


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: Camp Wilder: Bringing Up Brody

Brody dates a single mother. (Stereo)

: Men in War

Action drama starring
Robert Ryan , Aldo Ray
During the Korean War, a lieutenant has to confront more than the enemy while trying to guide his platoon to safety. Lieutenant Benson ROBERT RYAN , Montana ALDO RAY,
Director Anthony Mann (1957) B/W ♦ FILM REVIEWS pages 45-50


Unknown: Robert Ryan
Unknown: Aldo Ray
Unknown: Robert Ryan
Unknown: Aldo Ray,
Unknown: Robert Keith
Unknown: Philip Pine
Unknown: Vic Morrow.
Unknown: Nehemiah Persoff
Director: Anthony Mann

: Dragonfly - Falcon of the Insect World

Profile of the aerobatic marvel.

: Children's BBC: Stingray

Evil Lord Titan is on the attack.

: Children's BBC: Model Millie

(Rpt) (Stereo)

: Open View

Shown last night at 12 midnight Stereo..

: More of....Glynn Christian's Entertaining Microwave

Nutritious soups. Rpt ................

: Cricket: Fifth Test and Racing

Further live coverage of England vWest Indies, followed by racingfrom Newbury, featuring races at 2.40,3.10 and 3.40. Commentary by Jim McGrath and Jimmy Lindley. Introduced by Julian Wilson.
Producer (racing) Barbara Slater
Including at 2.55 News Regional News; Weather


Commentary By: Jim McGrath
Commentary By: Jimmy Lindley.
Introduced By: Julian Wilson.
Unknown: Barbara Slater

: News

Regional News; Weather

: World Athletics Championships and Cricket: Fifth Test

Live coverage from Gothenburg, including at 4.05 the men's 200m semi-final, at
4.30 the men's 3000m steeplechase final, at 4.50 the men's discusfinal, at
4.55 the men's 110m second round, at
5.50 the women's 400m hurdles final, and at 6.05 the men's 1500m semi-finals. Followed by further coverage of the Fifth
Test at Trent Bridge. Stereo .......

: Watch Out

Tonight's extended edition goes to the seaside. There's a visit to the Moray Firth to see some dolphins, a sandy beach wildlife guide, a look at some of the most beautiful and resilient seaside plants, and at the nightlife of rock pools - which come to life after dark. Presented by Simon King.
Producer Mark Brownlow ; Series producer Mike Beynon Postponed from Wednesday 2 August
INFORMATION: see Ceefax page 624. BBC Wildlife magazine, or access the Internet: service: the URL address is: http://www.bbcnc.org.uk/bbctv/ or record the closing titles and playback on stop frame. You can E-mail your information on: watchout@bbcnc.org.uk or call the phoneline on [number removed] (calls cost 39p per minute cheap rate and 49p per minute at other times, maximum two and a half minutes)


Unknown: Moray Firth
Presented By: Simon King.
Producer: Mark Brownlow
Producer: Mike Beynon

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Another chance to see the cookery game show. Tonight, chefs Brian Turner and Paul Rankin compete to create some new recipes using chicken and garden vegetables in just 20 minutes. Presented by Fern Britton. Director John Gorman ; Producer Linda Clifford
PROGRAMME RECIPES: see Ceefax page 613.


Unknown: Brian Tumer
Unknown: Paul Rankin
Presented By: Fern Britton.
Director: John Gorman
Producer: Linda Clifford

: Gardeners' World

Today, Alan Titchmarsh installs a bubble pool in his Hampshire garden. Stephen Lacey concludes a short series on dramatic colour and structure when he visits the Northumberland garden of Marjorie and Frank Lawley , who have transformed a former farmyard. Nick Wray has tips on bringing interest and colourto dark, shady comers. And there's a visit to a caravan park where holidaymakerscan enjoy summerflowering herbaceous borders from their deck chairs.
Series producer Betty Talks; Executive producer
TonyLaryea Stereo Subtitled ............... ♦ See Geoff Hamilton : page 32


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Stephen Lacey
Unknown: Frank Lawley
Unknown: Nick Wray
Unknown: Geoff Hamilton

: RabCNesbitt

Continuing the third series of the popular comedy featuring the string-vested street philosopher.
Gifted. Rab's younger son Burney is found to be "gifted" and starts to attend advanced tuition classes. As his talent blossoms, the Govan air is heavy with the pungent fragrance of jealousy and resentment.
Written by Ian Pattison ; Director/Producer
ColinGilbert Rpt Stereo Subtitled ........


Written By: Ian Pattison
Rab C Nesbitt: Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt: Elaine C Smith
Bumey Nesbitt: Eric Cullen
GashNesbitt: Andrew Fairue
Jamesie Cotter: Tony Roper
Andra: Brian Pettifer
Dodie: Iain McColl
Norrie: John Kazek
MissGreer: Irene MacDougall
Campbell: Ken Drury
Nan: Primrose Milligan
Elspeth: Nancy Mitchell
Policeman: Kevin Rooney
Andra'swife: Deborah Stacey

: Last Saturday Night's Armistice

A second outing for Saturday's final edition of the show that puts a comic slant on the week's news. With
Armando lannucci and co-presenters Peter Baynham and David Schneider.


Unknown: Armando Lannucci
Unknown: Peter Baynham
Unknown: David Schneider.

: Monty Python's Flying Circus

Classic comedy, including a cocktail party with the Gits, some very camp judges and Colin Mozart 's rodent-exterminating boutique. Starring Graham Chapman , John Cleese ,
Eric Idle , Terry Jones , Michael Palin and Terry Gilliam.
Producer Ian MacNaughton
Video Nation Africa Shorts


Unknown: Colin Mozart
Unknown: Graham Chapman
Unknown: John Cleese
Unknown: Eric Idle
Unknown: Terry Jones
Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: Terry Gilliam.
Producer: Ian MacNaughton

: Newsnight

With Sue Cameron. Subtitled .....

: Cricket: Fifth Test

Highlights of the second day's play, between England and the West Indies, from Trent Bridge. Stereo ..........

: Fallen Angels

The second in a series of hard-boiled thrillers is based on a story by Cornell Woolrich .
Obliquely Annie , a shy young woman, falls for the wealthy Dwight Billings. Through the pain of her unrequited infatuation, she observes the volatile relationship between Billings and the beautiful Bernette - until one day, Bernette disappears. See today's choices.
Adapted by Amanda Silver ; Director Alfonso Cuaron ColourandB/W Stereo ...................... ♦ See feature: page 20


Story By: Cornell Woolrich
Unknown: Obliquely Annie
Unknown: Dwight Billings.
Adapted By: Amanda Silver
Director: Alfonso Cuaron
Annie Ainsler: Laura Dern
Dwight Billings: Alan Rickman
Bemette Stone: Diane Lane
Jean Medii!: Robin Bartlett
PaulMedill: Patrick Masset

: PULP FICTIONS Deadline at Dawn

Mystery starring
Susan Hayward , Paul Lukas
A sailor on leave is plied with drinks by a woman who is laterfound murdered. As a prime suspect, he has six hours in which to prove his innocence.
Director Harold Clurman (1946)
* FILM REVIEWS pages 45-50


Unknown: Susan Hayward
Unknown: Paul Lukas
Director: Harold Clurman
JuneGoff: Susan Hayward
Gus: Paul Lukas
AlexWinkley: Bill Williams
Bartelli: Joseph Calleia
Helen Robinson: Osa Massen
Edna Bartelli: Lola Lane
Lester Brady: Jerome Cowan
Sleepy Parsons: Marvin Miller

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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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