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: For Schools, Colleges

9.30 Play Sport. Badminton
10.0 Look and Read. King's Dragon What is King's Dragon?
10.23 Ffenestri. Mae Hin Oer

: You and Me: Let's Go for a Ride

Michael Grady from Citizen Smith goes on a special kind of paper-chase.


Presenter: Michael Grady

: For Schools, Colleges

11.5 Out of the Past
Great archaeological discoveries of the past. 2: Ur of Chaldees With MEIRION EDWARDS
Producers R. DlLWYN JONES , SUE WEEKS li.30 A Job Worth Doing? Local Reporter
12.0 Peter Donaldson 's Economics Is Three Million Unemployed the Answer?


Unknown: Meirion Edwards
Producers: R. Dllwyn Jones
Producers: Sue Weeks
Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: Closedown

: Midday News



Unknown: Jack Scott

: Pebble Mill

Including Dig This with Peter Seabrook and That Was the Circus a look back with Peter Verney


Unknown: Peter Seabrook
Unknown: Peter Verney

: For Schools, Colleges

2.2-2.25 Scene
Justice: Uncle Sangi
2.35 General Studies. The First Signs of Washoe. Part 1

: Closedown

: Teliffant

Light entertainment
(English transmitters only. First shown on BBC Cymru/Wales)

: Play School

: Hong Kong Phooey

The Gum Drop Kid
A series of comedy cartoons starring superhero Hong Kong Phooey and his very necessary assistant Spot, the police cat.

: Jackanory

with Jana Shelden
The Pinballs by BETSY BYARS Part 5
Illustrations by GAVIN HOWE
Adapted and directed by PAUL STONE Producer ANGELA BEECHING
Executive producer ANNA HOME


Unknown: Jana Shelden
Illustrations By: Gavin Howe
Directed By: Paul Stone
Producer: Angela Beeching

: Brown Wolf

The adventures of a dog searching for a new home take him across the frozen wastes of the Arctic Klondike to California and a dilemma.

: Grange Hill

A series in 18 parts
Trisha won't speak to Cathy, so when the teachers go on strike, it is with Madelin that Cathy visits the shopping precinct. There, they are soon both in serious trouble.
Grange Hill pupils:
Series devised by PHIL REDMOND
Film cameraman BILL MATTHEWS
Designers jonN O'HARA , MARJORIE PRATT Executive producer ANNA HOME
Theme tune (RESL 64) from record shops (Port 11 next Tuesday)


Unknown: Phil Redmond
Unknown: Phil Redmond
Unknown: Bill Matthews
Unknown: Malcolm Campbell
Designers: Jonn O'Hara
Designers: Marjorie Pratt
Producer: Anna Home
Director: Roger Singleton-Turner
Mary Johnson: Kim Benson
Cathy Hargreaves: Lindy Brill
Gary Hargreaves: Mark Farmer
Hilary Thomas: Paula Harris
Trisha Yates: Michelle Herbert
Girl on stairs: Lisa Ross
Madelin Tanner: Lesley Woods
Mr Llewellyn: Sean Arnold
Mr Garfield: Graham Ashley
Mr Mitchell: Michael Percival
Mr Sutcliffe: James Wynn
Mrs Hargreaves: Jo Anderson
Boutique manageress: Anne Clements
Shop assistant: Gaynor Ward

: Noah and Nelly

in Skylark
During the Time We Were There

: Evening News

with Peter Woods ; Weatherman


Unknown: Peter Woods

: Nationwide

Look North, South Today
Look East, Midlands Today
Points West, Spotlight South West present news and views in your region tonight. Then at 6.20
News from London, and with studio and film features from all corners of the country.
Including Highspots of Britain, in which Bob Wellings makes tracks up the highest points in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Tonight: Rolling up the Mountains of Mourne And Sportswide with Desmond Lynam


Unknown: Bob Wellings
Unknown: Desmond Lynam

: Wonder Woman

A film series starringand
Today: Anschluss 77
Investigating the spectre of a new Nazi menace, Diana battles desperately against time to prevent the Fuehrer's rebirth.
Written by DALLAS s . BARNES Produced by MARK RODGERS


Written By: Dallas S . Barnes
Produced By: Mark Rodgers
Diana Prince and Wonder Woman: Lynda Carter
Major Steve Trevor: Lyle Waggoner
Joe Atkinson: Normann Burton
Fritz Gerlich: Mel Ferrer
Heinrich Von Klemper: Leon Charles
Hitler: Barry Dennen
Koenig: Kurt Kreuger
Gaitan: Julio Medina

: The Superstars

The British National Championship for the Brylcreem Trophy The Final
Two ' Past Masters' and six top sportsmen of today meet to challenge for the British Superstars Championship. For the winner and runner-up there are places in the European Championship in two weeks' time.
The Contenders:
Tim Crooks: the defending champion who, as our top oarsman, has twice won the Diamond Sculls
Lynn Davics: the Olympic gold medallist who three weeks ago became Past Masters Champion
Brian Phelps: the high-diver of the mid-50s who is now Past Masters runner-up
Dave 'Boy' Green: the professional boxer from the Fens who won Heat 2 at
Gordon Hill: the England and Derby County soccer star who was runner-up in Heat 2 and three sportsmen whose places were decided at last week's third qualifying heat.
Commentators David Vine and Ron Pickering from the Bracknell Sports Centre.
Produced in collaboration with Trans World International and Candid Productions Inc.


Unknown: Diamond Sculls
Unknown: Lynn Davics
Unknown: Brian Phelps
Unknown: Gordon Hill
Commentator: David Vine
Commentator: Ron Pickering
Executive Producer: Ian Smith

: Nine O'Clock News

with Peter Woods
Weekend Weather JACK scon


Unknown: Peter Woods

: The 1979 European Figure Skating Championships

Zagreb featuring
The Ice Dance Championship
Last year the world of ice dancing was turned upside down with the defeat in the World Championships of the Soviet couple IRINA MOISEEVA and ANDREI MINENKOV by their compatriots NATALIA LINICHUK and GENNADI KARPONOSOV. Irina's classic beauty and expressive hand movements have made her a favourite with audiences around the world and they will have plenty of support as they attempt to reestablish themselves.
Britain has three couples, led by JAYNE TORVILL and CHRISTOPHER DEAN who are sure to improve on their ninth place in their European debut last year.
News, too, of the Ladies' event Commentator ALAN WEEKS


Unknown: Andrei Minenkov
Unknown: Natalia Linichuk
Unknown: Jayne Torvill
Unknown: Christopher Dean
Producer: David Kenning

: Regional programmes

LONDON Up Up and Away: Aces High - 1940 and the Battle of Britain.

SOUTH WEST Peninsula: Frankie Howerd's Ear -
Bent by JOAN BAKEWELL and the 'Ladies and Gentlemen' of the audience.

WEST Loved I Not Hannah More
About the life of the fashionable 18th-century playwright.

SOUTH All Together Now: The Fringe and Beyond
John Piper discusses the belief that some forms of alternative medicine could make us healthier.

MIDLANDS Midlands Tonight
Current affairs introduced by MICHAEL DORNAN and JAN LEEMING.

EAST In the Country
DAVID RICHARDSON, TED ELLIS, HENRY TEVERSON and BARRY SAULL with different aspects of East Anglian country life.

NORTH Men on Women on Men
A new revue with words by ALAN AYCKBOURN and music by PAUL TODD based on the original production at Scarborough.

NORTH EAST Friday North: Mr Swan 's Electric Light
The story of the Sunderland-born inventor Joseph Swan.

NORTH WEST Unlucky for Some: Stone Deaf, Deaf and Dumb
Profoundly deaf pupils of Birkdale School, past and present, converse.


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Introduced By: Michael Dornan
Introduced By: Jan Leeming
Unknown: David Richardson
Unknown: Ted Ellis
Unknown: Henry Teverson
Unknown: Barry Saull
Unknown: Alan Ayckbourn
Music By: Paul Todd

: The Late Film: Young Man of Music

Starring Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day, Hoagy Carmichael

Kirk Douglas plays jazz musician Rick Martin, who learns to play the trumpet as a young boy and rises through the honky-tonk world to become a star. But a fateful meeting with the moody, magnetic and rich Amy North proves to be his undoing.

Films: page 17


Screenplay: Carl Foreman
Screenplay: Edmund H. North
From the novel "Young Man With a Horn" by: Dorothy Baker
Producer: Jerry Wald
Director: Michael Curtiz
Rick Martin: Kirk Douglas
Amy North: Lauren Bacall
Jo Jordan: Doris Day
Smoke Willoughby: Hoagy Carmichael
Art Hazzard: Juano Hernandez
Phil Morrison: Jerome Cowan
Marge Martin: Mary Beth Hughes
Galba: Nestor Paiva
Rick (as a boy): Orley Lindgren

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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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