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: For Schools, Colleges

9.0 A Good Job with Prospects
Electronic Engineering
9.30 Physical Science. Elements of the Periodic Table
9.52 Read On! 2: Down in History
VICKI LUKE helps to search out historical facts in a school library while GORDON ASTLEY follows the Vikings to York.
Series producer GEOFF WILSON
10.15 Music Time
Does it Come Back?
Music from the series (record REC 3C2, cassette zcm 362) from record shops
10.38 Maths Topics. Geometry 2
Exterior angles 1-2, Congruency 1-4 Animation by STEWART nARDY FILMS
11.0 Merry-go-Round
Keep up with the Times: 8 and The Odyssey: 2


Unknown: Vicki Luke
Unknown: Gordon Astley
Producer: Geoff Wilson
Unknown: Ian Harris
Produced By: David Roseveare

: You and Me

My Home
MIKE MAYNARD and some young friends look at a doll's house and explore the rooms of a real house.
Story animation Richard TAYLOR Director JILL GLlNDON REED Producer ROY THOMPSON


Unknown: Mike Maynard
Unknown: Richard Taylor
Director: Jill Gllndon Reed
Producer: Roy Thompson

: For Schools, Colleges

General Studies
Politics and Society
2: Inside Local Government Presented by ROBERT BELL
Most of us do not bother to vote in local elections. Why is this? How democratic are local councils? How independent are they from national government? Producer ANDREW NEAL


Presented By: Robert Bell
Producer: Andrew Neal

: Closedown

: Midday News


: Pebble Mill at One

with Donny MacLeod , Marian Foster
Bob Langley and Jonathan Fulford Including MacLeod in Japan. With its colourful history and a setting to rival San Francisco's, Nagasaki is a fascinating, cosmopolitan city. But it also endured the horror of an atomic bombing. DONNY MACLEOD meets survivors who recall the cataclysmic events of 9 August 1945, and the pain and anguish which followed.
Editor JIM DUMIGlIAN. BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Donny MacLeod
Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: Bob Langley
Unknown: Donny MacLeod
Editor: Jim Dumiglian.

: Mister Men

A See-Saw programme
Mr Jelly and Mr Nosey


Unknown: Mr Jelly
Unknown: Mr Nosey

: For Schools, Colleges

2.1 Words and Pictures Terrible Tiger
2.18 Out of the Past
Life in a 16th-century town - ' To every man his mystery ...'
2.40 Going to Work
Making the best of yourself
A new play set in a sports programme format about how Arnold Binns is trained to perform well at interviews and job hunting. Written by BILL LYONS


Unknown: Arnold Binns
Written By: Bill Lyons
Presenter: William Hoyland
Unknown: Patrick Malahide
Unknown: Pauline Munro
Unknown: John Fowler
Producer: Paul Mitchell

: When the Bough Breaks

Ten programmes with JOHN THAW 2: Beginnings
Viewers in Scotland only who want help and advice can ring [number removed]

: Songs of Praise

from Addlestone

: Play School

: Undercover Elephant

in Perilous Pigskin

: Jackanory

with Joanna David
By the Shores of Silver Lake by LAURA INGALLS WILDER
Over 100 years ago Laura Ingalls travelled west with her family to become one of the first homesteaders on the great plains of Dakota. This is part of their true story. 1: An Unexpected Visitor


Unknown: Joanna David
Unknown: Laura Ingalls Wilder
Unknown: Laura Ingalls

: Playhouse

The Maze of Mistra by FRANCESCA ZEISSL
The Maze of Mistra is no ordinary maze and a prince wishing to marry a princess of Mistra must first find his way through it by answering all the musical clues. Which of the three princes arriving today will succeed, and will Princess Cecilia be happy with the Maze's choice?
Executive producer ANNA home Producer ANGELA BEECHING Director PAULINE CARTER


Unknown: Francesca Zeissl
Music By: Alan Roper
Designer: George Kyriakides
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: Pauline Carter
King Cedric: Donald Douglas
Crotchet: Frank Mills
Quaver: Iain Mitchell
Princess Cecilia: Tracey Childs
Viola: Barbara Ward
Prince Orpheus: Stephen Riddle
Prince Rupert: Martin Smith
Prince Fidelio: Adam Richardson

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom , Sarah Greene and Peter Duncan with the result of the Christmas Stamps competition.


Presenter: Simon Groom
Presenter: Sarah Greene
Presenter: Peter Duncan
Assistant Editor: John Adcock
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: Evening News

with Jan Leeming


Newsreader: Jan Leeming

: Nationwide

The live current affairs magazine programme which links London with the BBC's regional studios throughout Britain. Frank Bough, Sue Lawley, Richard Kershaw, Hugh Scully and Sue Cook are the team that each weekday presents the features and films that make up the scene Nationwide. Including Watchdog presented by Hugh Scully.


Presenter: Frank Bough
Presenter: Sue Lawley
Presenter: Richard Kershaw
Presenter: Hugh Scully
Presenter: Sue Cook
Presenter (Watchdog): Hugh Scully
Producer: Andrew Clayton
Producer: Lino Ferrari
Producer: Ian Squires
Producer: Richard Tait
Deputy Editor: Andrew Taussig
Editor: Hugh Williams

: Triangle

by Michael Armstrong
Starring Kate O'Mara, Michael Craig and Larry Lamb with Diana Coupland
Gary Rae arrives knowing something of Peter's past and Peter is sure he has been brought on board deliberately by Katherine Laker.


Writer: Michael Armstrong
Music composed by: Johnny Pearson
Script Editor: Ted Rhodes
Producer: Bill Sellars
Director: John Bird
Katherine Laker: Kate O'Mara
John Anderson: Michael Craig
Matt Taylor: Larry Lamb
Marion Carter: Diana Coupland
Charles Woodhouse: Paul Jerricho
Peter Nuttall: Jonathan Owen
Susan Porter: Wanda Moore
Arthur Parker: Douglas Sheldon
Tony Grant: Philip Hatton
Sandy McCormick: Helena Breck
Linda Kennedy: Cindy O'Callaghan
Joe Francis: David Arlen
Thomas Kelly: Scott Fredericks
Sophie: Rita Giovannini
Gary Rae: Earl Adair

: Star Trek: The Enterprise Incident

Written by D.C. Fontana
TV's most famous sci-fi series starring William Shatner as Captain Kirk, Leonard Nimoy as Mr Spock

The strange behaviour of Captain Kirk causes adverse comment aboard the Enterprise, which deteriorates into dissension when it seems he has led his crew into a suicidal situation.
Even his faithful second-in-command Mr Spock openly doubts his sanity and is eventually forced to eliminate his commander with the Vulcan death grip!



Writer: D.C. Fontana
Director: John Meredyth Lucas
Captain Kirk: William Shatner
Mr Spock: Leonard Nimoy
Dr McCoy: De Forest Kelley
Mr Scott: James Doohan
Uhura: Nichelle Nichols
Sulu: George Takei
Chekov: Walter Koenig
Romulan commander: Joanne Linville

: Panorama

Presented by David Dimbleby
The issues, the people and the stories that matter, reported by television's top journalists: MICHAEL COCKERELL


Presented By: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Michael Cockerell
Unknown: Richard Lindley
Unknown: Tom Mangold
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Peter Taylor
Editor: Roger Bolton

: Nine O'Clock News

with Kenneth Kendall and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weatherman


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall

: The Monday Film: The Outside Man

starring Jean-Louis Trintignant, Ann-Margret, Roy Scheider, Angie Dickinson
Sent to Los Angeles to assassinate syndicate boss Victor Kovacs, Lucien fulfills his 'contract' and prepares to fly home. Back at his hotel, he finds that his passport and papers are missing and his car is immobilised. As he tries to get away, he narrowly escapes bullets from a high-powered rifle. The hired killer finds himself on the run from a sniper in an alien city...
Films p 13 (First showing on British television)


Screenplay: Jean-Claude Carriere
Screenplay: Jacques Deray
Screenplay: Ian McLellan
Producer: Jacques Bar
Director: Jacques Deray
Lucien: Jean-Louis Trintignant
Nancy: Ann-Margret
Lenny: Roy Scheider
Jackie: Angie Dickinson
Jane: Georgia Engel
Anderson: Felice Orlandi
Karl: Carlo de Mejo
Antoine: Michel Constantin
Alex: Umberto Orsini

: Film 81

with Barry Norman. News, reviews, interviews from the cinema world. Bette Midler, filmed in concert, demonstrates her raunchy singing and comic abilities in Divine Madness.
Burt Lancaster stars as a small-time hood in Atlantic City, French director Louis Malle 's romantic thriller set against the gambling background of this famous American resort.
Producer David Puttnam, actors Dennis Christopher, Brad Davis and Ian Charleson talk on location at Liverpool about Chariots of Fire, this year's royal film, which is based on the true story of a group of athletes and their bid for Olympic glory in 1924. Director JAMES could


Presenter: Barry Norman
Unknown: Bette Midler
Unknown: Burt Lancaster
Director: Louis Malle
Producer: David Puttnam
Unknown: Dennis Christopher
Unknown: Brad Davis
Unknown: Ian Charleson

: News Headlines

: In the Post: 3: The Penny Black

Ten programmes introduced by Gwyn Richards and Jill Cochrane
BBC Bristol


Presenter: Gwyn Richards
Presenter: Jill Cochrane
Producer: John Percival.

: Weatherman

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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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