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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

Frank Bough and Selina Scott invite you to start your day with Breakfast
Time and its mix of news, comment, weather, traffic and sport.
News at 6.30, 7.0, 7.30, 8.0, 8.30 with headlines on the quarter hour Weather: 6.31, 6.57, 7.27, 7.57, 8.27 Sport at 6.42, 7.18, 8.18
Regional News, weather and traffic at 6.45, 7.15, 7.45, 8.15
Review of the Papers and a look ahead to the coming day: 7.32, 8.32 Getting Britain Fit between 6.45 and 7.0
Tonight's TV between 7.15 and 7.30
Pop with Mike Smith between 7.30 and 7.45
Your Stars between 8.30 and 8.45
Problem Page with Claire Rayner between 8.30 and 9.0
Food and Cooking with Glynn Christian between 8.45 and 9.0


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Mike Smith
Unknown: Claire Rayner
Unknown: Glynn Christian

: Closedown

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Judith Stamper Weather JACK SCOTT (Scotland only) The Scottish News
12.57 Regional News
(London and SE:Financial Report and News Headlines with subtitles)


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Judith Stamper
Unknown: Weather Jack Scott

: Pebble Mill at One



Unknown: Donny MacLeod
Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse

: The Flumps

A See-Saw programme The Magnet
Pootle is 'attracting all the metal things in the house -could it be the magnet he was given?
It's up to Father Flump to sort it out.
Narration GAY SOPER


Written By: Julie Holder
Music: Paul Reade

: Cartoon Double Bill

Two classic MGM cartoons Art Gallery
Tale of the Vienna Woods

: Racing from Cheltenham

Coverage of the first day of the April meeting, featuring a challenge match between the jockeys of England and Ireland, captained by JOHN FRANCOME and RON BARRY.
2.30 The Courage Directors Handicap Hurdle Race (2m)
3.5 The Courage Best Handicap Steeplechase (2½m)
3.40 The Happy Eater Handicap Hurdle Race (3m)
Introduced by JULIAN WILSON


Unknown: John Francome
Unknown: Ron Barry.
Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators: Richard Pitman
Producer: Richard Tilling

: Regional News

: Play School

Story: The Corner by ARNOLD LOBEL Presenters
Chloe Ashcroft , Stuart McGugan


Unknown: Arnold Lobel
Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Stuart McGugan

: The All-New Popeye Show: Popeye of Sherwood Forest: Bad Company: A Goon Gone Gooney

Misadventures with Popeye, the spinach-guzzling cartoon sailor.

: Cheggers Plays Pop

with Keith Chegwin and special guests including
Sweet Dreams
Cheggers presents the best in top pop action, with fun and games from his twin teams the Reds and Yellows, led this week by Sally Ann Triplett and Steven Fischer of Bardo.
Back page: 82


Presenter: Keith Chegwin
Team leader: Sally Ann Triplett
Team leader: Steven Fischer
Designer: John Holland
Director: Martin Hughes
Producer: Mike Stephens

: Newsround

with Paul McDowell


Unknown: Paul McDowell

: The Story of the Treasure Seekers

by E. NESBIT adapted for television in six parts by JULIA JONES
3: 'If you are lucky enough to find an old gentleman who wants to be rescued, it's surprising how generous they can be.' But Oswald's problem is in finding a danger from which to do the rescuing.
Dog trained by DOROTHY STEVES Producer PAUL STONE


Unknown: E. Nesbit
Unknown: Dorothy Steves
Producer: Paul Stone
Director: Roger Singleton-Turner
Oswald: Simon Hill
Dora: Lucinda Edmonds
Dicky: Christopher Reilly
Alice: Jayn Rosamond
Noel: Jeremy Dimmick
H O: Timothy Stark
Father: Da Vm Quilter
Eliza: Pauline Quirke
Lord Tottenham: Maurice Denham
Mr Rosenbaum: Robert Rietty
Man with gloves: Reg Thomason
Porter: Leslie Hull
Office boy: Michael Sampson
: Pincher Jason

: Evening News

with Moira Stuart ; Weatherman


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Regional news magazines

Look East, Look North
Look North West, Midlands Today South East at Six
Points West, South Today Spotlight South West Scene Around Six
Reporting Scotland, Wales Today and at 6.25
Presented by SUE LAWLEY and RICHARD KERSHAW Our National Health: Doctors' Dilemma
As hospitals compete for funds, doctors are no longer always able to save patients' lives whenever they can. In his second film John Hitchins reports from Birmingham, where one doctor found himself defying the people who run the health service.


Presented By: Sue Lawley
Unknown: Richard Kershaw
Unknown: John Hitchins

: Triangle

Episode 6 by DAVID HOPKINS
Captain Anderson receives a message that two explosive devices have been placed on board - it could be a hoax -until the engine stops ...
Music composed by JOHNNY PEARSON Storylines by BEN STEED Script editor TED RHODES
Produced by BILL SELLARS


Composed By: Johnny Pearson
Unknown: Ben Steed
Editor: Ted Rhodes
Produced By: Bill Sellars
Directed By: Terence Dudley

: Wildlife on One

Flower from the Flames
Narrated by David Attenborough
For a flower to blossom from a fire, it must be exceptional! For a single flowerhead to attract 1,000 insects, it's got to be large! When eight thieving beetles force their way into a bloom, it must be delicious! For a country to choose it as its national emblem, it has to be magnificent. This is the protea family - group of South African flowers flaunting an infinite variety of colour, shape and form. As they open, they lure a host of pollinators, from the noisy Cape sugar-bird to a tiny flightless mite ... and an unexpected nocturnal visitor, first discovered three years ago.
Filmed and directed by RODNEY BORLAND Written and produced by CAROLINE WEAVER
BBC Bristol


Unknown: David Attenborough
Directed By: Rodney Borland
Produced By: Caroline Weaver

: Open All Hours

by Roy Clarke
Starring Ronnie Barker and David Jason
with Lynda Baron


Writer: Roy Clarke
Designer: Tim Gleeson
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Arkwright: Ronnie Barker
Granville: David Jason
Gladys Emmanuel: Lynda Baron
Mrs Featherstone: Stephanie Cole
Milkwoman: Barbara Flynn
Mavis: Maggie Ollerenshaw
Mrs Blake: Janet Davies
Gordon: Teddy Turner
Man: Johnny Leeze

: Dallas

Things Ain't Goin' Too Good at Southfork
After finding J.R. in Holly's bedroom, Sue Ellen in her despair seeks Clayton Farlow 's help.
Pam returns to confront Bobby and decide whether to help him in his fight for Ewing Oil, or not to help him and perhaps lose him to Katherine. Lucy and Mickey try to help Sue Ellen , with tragic results.


Unknown: Sue Ellen
Unknown: Clayton Farlow
Unknown: Sue Ellen
Written By: Leonard Katzman
Ellie: Barbara Bel Geddes
J R: Larry Hagman
Bobby: Patrick Duffy
Sue Ellen: Linda Gray
Pamela: Victoria Principal
Lucy: Charlene Tilton
Ray: Steve Kanaly
Donna: Susan Howard
Cliff: Ken Kercheval
Katherine: Morgan Brittany
Clayton: Howard Keel
Afton: Audrey Landers
Holly: Lois Chiles
Mickey: Timothy Patrick Murphy
Aunt Lit: Kate Reid
Thornton McLeish: Kenneth Kimmons

: Nine O'Clock News

with John Humphrys Weatherman


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Q.E.D.

A Guide to Armageddon
Maybe the most important television programme ever networked in Britain (THE DAILY TELEGRAPH) A second showing for this widely acclaimed examination of the effects of nuclear weapons. Introduced by Ludovic Kennedy
The first half of the programme looks at the physical effects of a single medium-sized nuclear warhead on a large city. How effectively would various types of shelter protect us from these effects? Two couples live experimentally in fall-out shelters for ten days each.
In the coolest, most measured terms. accompanied by exceptionally skilled special effects and filmed and edited with the utmost precision, Mick Jack son's programme built a cumulative portrait of horror, whose impact might well prove more lasting than any fictionalised or dramatised version.
Executive producer MICK RHODES Producer MICK JACKSON


Introduced By: Ludovic Kennedy
Accompanied By: Exceptionally Skilled
Unknown: Mick Jack
Producer: Mick Rhodes
Producer: Mick Jackson

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Harry Carpenter
The top events, personalities and stories from home and abroad.
Snooker rhe Embassy
World Professional Championship, from
The Crucible Theatre,
Sheffield. A thrilling match in prospect as the brilliant young Londoner JIMMY WHITE completes his first-round match against Welshman DOUG MOUNTJOY , who was runner-up in this championship in 1981. Commentators
World Ice Hockey Championship from Dortmund
USSR, the current world champions have won the title 18 times, the same number as their opponents in this group match, CANADA. Both teams are capable of spectacular ice-hockey , and ALAN WEEKS reports on the action.
Television presentation: Snooker NICK HUNTER


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Londoner Jimmy White
Unknown: Welshman Doug Mountjoy
Unknown: Ted Lowe
Editor: Harold Anderson

: News Headlines

: Cannon

William Conrad stars as private investigator Frank Cannon , a big man who walks alone in a dangerous world, with guest stars Leslie Nielson , Joan van Ark
The Man Who Couldn't Forget
An attempted assassination involves Cannon in a search for a man accused of criminal atrocities in World War II.


Unknown: William Conrad
Unknown: Frank Cannon
Unknown: Leslie Nielson
Unknown: Joan van Ark

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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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