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: For Schools, Colleges

9.0 Biology: The Kidney
9.25 Better Badminton
5: Mixed Doubles
Book, The Badminton Storv, £6.75 hard-back, H.50 paperback, from booksellers
9.52 Look and Read
The Boy from Space: The Hold-up ( Repeat
10.15 Resource Units: Religious and Moral Education
You'll be Sorry
10.38 Exploring Science: Cells
From amoebas, to trees, to people; what is it that all living things have in common?
11.0 Hyn o Fyd
Congl y Casghvr: Dilyn y Map
11.22 Talkabout
The Magic Brush
11.40 Going to Work: Moving On? How easy is it for an unemployed young person to find work away from home?
Narrator JOHN DUNN
Producer Paul MITCHELL
12.5 pm Plants in Action 4: Sleeping Beauties
Book (same title), £9.50, from booksellers


Narrator: Linda Alexander
Producer: Peter Bratt
Producer: Paul Mitchell

: News After Noon

Richard Whitmore and MoiraSluart Weather muiiael fish
12.57 Regional News (London and SE only: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Pebble Mill at One

Including Living with Leisure, the weekly guide to sports, pastimes, hobbies and keeping fit.
Peter Seahrook returns to find out how his Dig This garden has survived the winter weather, and gives advice on preparing for the new growing season.


Unknown: Peter Seahrook

: Bagpuss

A See-Saw programme
BBC vidcobook, BBC Children's Favourites (bbcv 9000), £29.95 from retailers

: For Schools, Colleges

2.2 Scene: Ties
A play by BARRY purchese
Karen and her older sister Sandra have different attitudes to boys and to life. Unforeseen circumstances find them both on a day trip to Brighton. What happens there surprises them both.
Film editor PAM BOSWORTH
Directed by ROGER TONGE
2.35 A Good Job with Prospects
Hospital Ward. A programme about paramedical jobs - radiography, cardiography, laboratory scientific officer, physiotherapy, occupational therapy - and the support they provide to doctors and nurses in a busy modern hospital.
Narrator DAVID simmons


Play By: Barry Purchese
Directed By: Roger Tonge
Producer: John Chapple
Karen :: Tammi Jacobs
Sandra: Gillian Taylforth
Mother: Jacqueline Clarke
Father: Gordon Salkilld
Graham: Ray Bukdis
Colin: Julian Jones
Steve: Sean Chapman
Rov: Andrew Ashby
Eric: Billy Fellows

: Closedown

: Pobol y Cwm

Serial: part 4
(English transmitters only. First shown on BBC Cymru/Wales)
3.53 Regional News (exc London)

: Play School

A programme for children under 5

: Winsome Witch

Have Broom, Will Zoom
Winnie, the good-hearted witch, flies on her broomstick and uses her magic to help make everyone happy.

: Jackanory

with Rosalind Ayres The Secret Garden by FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT 5: Magic
Illustrations by PAUL BIRKBECK Designer sally HULKE ,
Film cameraman MAURICE FISHER Producer Angela BEFCHING
Adapted and directed by NEL ROMANO


Unknown: Rosalind Ayres
Garden By: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Illustrations By: Paul Birkbeck
Designer: Sally Hulke
Unknown: Maurice Fisher
Producer: Angela Befching
Directed By: Nel Romano

: Think Again

with Johnny Ball
Johnny discovers the fun behind the facts about Great Britain.
Johnny discloses the amazing story of a country and its empire - its men, machines and monarchy. A tale of the greatest exhibition the world has ever known and a series of firsts from turbines to television. Great Britain from A to Z or JB on GB.
Written by JOHNNY BALL Designer JOHN BONE
Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE Producer ALBERT BARBER BBC Bristol
Book, Think of a Number. £2 95 from booksellers


Unknown: Johnny Ball
Written By: Johnny Ball
Designer: John Bone
Producer: Cynthia Felgate
Producer: Albert Barber

: Grange Hill

Part 12 by Jane Hollowood
The first years go to the zoo - and Jonah and Zammo just can't keep out of trouble.
(For cast see page 49)
Books, Grange Hill for Sale, £4.75 (available now) and Tucker & Co, £4.50 (from 19 March) from booksellers


Writer: Jane Hollowood
Designer: Gwen Evans
Director: Diarmuid Lawrence

Blog posts that mention this programme:

Tales out of school: Grange Hill, 40 years on 7 February 2018
Tales out of school: Grange Hill, 40 years on 7 February 2018

: Evening News

with Jan Leeming Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Regional news magazines and Nationwide

Look East, Look North
Look North West, Midlands Today Nationwide - South East at Six Points West, South Today Spotlight South West
With DAVID DIMBLEBY , FRANK BOUGH sue LAWLEY and HUGH SCULLY And at 6.45 Sportswide with Desmond Lynam
(Regional details as Monday)


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Hugh Scully
Unknown: Desmond Lynam

: The Superstars

The Ferguson Men's Championship The Final: from Plymouth
The UK Champion Keith Fielding defends his title against the seven qualifiers from this series. So far five new records have been set, two of them by Past Masters' Champion, long jumper Alan Lerwill. Commentators
Produced in collaboration with Trans World International and Candid Productions Inc
Engineering manager JOHN EIYES Sound BRIAN ROBINSON


Unknown: Alan Lerwill.
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Brian Robinson
Unknown: Laurence Vulliamt
Unknown: David Pickthall
Unknown: Peter Hylton Cleaver

: Fame is the Spur

by HOWARD SPRING, dramatised in eight episodes by ELAINE MORGAN featuring
6: Ambition, belief, dedication have yielded ... to create Hamer Shawcross , mp. But will desire stop here? And what of old friends along the way?
Music composed by ALAN PRICE Costume designer PRUE hanslet Studio lighting DENNIS CHANNON Designer DON HOMFRAY
Producer Richard BEYNON Directed by DAVID GILES


Unknown: Elaine Morgan
Unknown: Hamer Shawcross
Composed By: Alan Price
Unknown: Dennis Channon
Designer: Don Homfray
Producer: Richard Beynon
Directed By: David Giles
Hamer: Tim Pigott-Smith
Arnold: David Hayman
Tom: George Costigan
Ellen: Paola Dionisotti
Ann: Joanna David
Pen: Julia McKenzie
Lizzie: Phyllida Law
Charles as a boy: Novic Charles
Annie Kenney: Caroline Harrington
Chairman: Gordon Salkilld
Reporter: John Colclough
First loafer: Jeremy Hodson
Second loafer: Colin Sharp
Third loafer: Andy Readman
Prison officer: Elizabeth Stewart
Lady Lettice: Elizabeth Counsell
Keir Hardie: Alex Norton
Constable: Charles Pemberton
Prison doctor: Alan Mason
Wardress: Angela Rooks
Nurse: Pamela Mant

: Points of View

Barry Took presents more of your comments on BBC television programmes.
Producer erian woi.stenhoi.ms


Unknown: Barry Took

: Nine O'Clock News

with John Simpson and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the worm Weekend Weather MICHAEL FISH


Unknown: John Simpson

: McClain's Law

A special feature-length film introducing a new series starring
James Arness as Jim McClain a man who believes in rough justice - but fair play. with Ex-cop Jim McClain is a quiet man, slow to anger. But when his best friend is cold-bloodedly murdered, McClain is shocked by the casual attitude of the local police. They dismiss it as just another back-street kiling, so McClain sets out to win back his own badge.
Written by ERIC BERCOVICI Directed by BERNARD MCEVEETY (A new series of McClain's Law starts next Friday)


Unknown: James Arness
Unknown: Jim McClain
Unknown: Jim McClain
Written By: Eric Bercovici
Directed By: Bernard McEveety
Harry Gates: Marshall Colt
Lt DeNisco: George Dicenzo

: Face the Music

A musical quiz in which Joseph Cooper as questionmaster invites you to match your musical wits against Joyce Grenfell Paul Jennings Bernard Levin
Guest musician Heather Harper


Unknown: Joseph Cooper
Unknown: Joyce Grenfell
Unknown: Paul Jennings
Unknown: Bernard Levin
Musician: Heather Harper
Director: Helen Morton

: The Late Film: The Anniversary

starring Bette Davis with Sheila Hancock , Jack Hedley
Mrs Taggart , an eccentric and domineering one-eyed widow, rules her family of three sons with a rod of iron, each year tightening her control over their lives on the anniversary of her husband's death. But when her youngest son, Tom, and the timid Terry, already married with five children, threaten rebellion, the stage is set for a stormy confrontation.
Bette Davis is in superb form as the monstrous matriarch in this extravagantly funny piece of Grand Guignol.
Screenplay by JIMMY SANGSTRR Based on the play by BILL MACILWRAITH
Produced by jimmy satsgster Directed by BOY WARD BAKER
Films news and reviews on Ceejax


Unknown: Bette Davis
Unknown: Sheila Hancock
Unknown: Jack Hedley
Unknown: Mrs Taggart
Unknown: Bette Davis
Unknown: Jimmy Sangstrr
Play By: Bill MacIlwraith
Produced By: Jimmy Satsgster
Directed By: Boy Ward
Mrs Taggart: Bette Davis
Karen Taggart: Sheila Hancock
Terry Taggart: Jack Hedley
Henry Taggart: James Cossins
Shirley Blair: ,elaine Taylor
Tom Taggart: Christian Roberts
Mr Bird: Timothy Bateson
Head waiter: Arnold Diamond

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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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