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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough - and Selina Scott
Including: The Family Budget between 6.45 and 7.0
Keep Fit between 6.45 and 7.0
This is America between 7.45 and


Unknown: Frank Bough

: Closedown

: News After Noon

Richard Whitmore , Noreen Bray Weather MICHAEL FISH
1.25-1.30 (Scotland only) The Scottish News
1.27 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Noreen Bray
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Bod

A See-Saw programme

: Rock Athlete

The second of three films by SID PEROU that trace the story of rock-climbing. New Extremes
Peter Livesey relives the criticism and acclaim of his great climbs.
Producer Douglas B. SMITH


Unknown: Sid Perou
Unknown: Peter Livesey
Written By: Brian Thompson
Producer: Douglas B. Smith

: Family Portrait

A series of four programmes 2: The Hardings of Bristol
For at least 150 years they have been cattle dealers and butchers in Bristol. Individualists, enjoying their businesses, full of unique stories of city life and of family characters. Narrator PETER FRANCE
Written and directed by MCHAEL CROUCHER. BBC Bristol


Directed By: McHael Croucher.

: Horizon

Notes of a Biology Watcher
Lewis Thomas , one of America's foremost biologists, takes us on a remarkable exploration of some of nature's strangest and most intimate secrets.
From the fierce, deliberate battles of sea anemones to the hidden meaning of birds' songs; from humble bacteria that know north from south, to the secret armies that live inside termites, Thomas explores how nature depends on both the unique individuality of creatures and on the surprising partnerships they form. Partner-strips which includes us-for our cells are also occupied by intimate strangers ...
... offers a fascinating whistle-stop tour of the biosphere (the SUNDAY TIMES) Horizon editor GRAHAM MASSEY
Produced for WGBH tv by ROBIN BATES


Unknown: Lewis Thomas
Narrator: Peter Wilson
Unknown: Robin Bates

: Home on Sunday

Julian Lloyd Webber talks to Cliff Michelmore


Talks: Julian Lloyd Webber
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore

: Regional News

: Play School

Story: Five Foolish fishermen (trad)
Presenters Floclla Benjamin Patrick Abernethy


Presenters: Floclla Benjamin
Presenters: Patrick Abernethy

: Mayday! Mayday!

A new adventure story in two parts Episode 1
A small plane crashes in the mountains and Mark and Allison set out on a dangerous journey to find help for their injured parents.
An ABC Circle film BACK PAGE: 70


Allison Parker: Jieather McAdam
Mark Parker ,: Brad Savage
Lou Parker: Don Fenwick
Janice Parker: Hersha Parady
Curtis George: John Anderson

: Eureka

Six programmes about the inventions of everyday objects.
Presented by Jeremy Beadle. Stfth~;
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Presented By: Jeremy Beadle.
Unknown: Madeline Smith
Unknown: Bernard Holley

: Evening News

with Moira Stuart Weatherman...


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Regional News Magazines

and at 6.25

: The Wonderful World of Disney

The Ghosts of Buxley Hall Part 1
A rollicking battle of the sexes occurs when a financially ailing military academy merges with a girls' school as a last ditch effort to stay solvent. Outraged, the ghosts of the academy's founders set out to discourage this female invasion. starring
A WALT DISNEY production


General Eulace C Buxley: Dick O'Neill
Sgt Major Chester B Sweet: Victor French
Bettina Buxley: Louise Latham
Colonel 'Jumpin Joe' Buxley: Monte Markham
Jeremy Ross: Rad Daly
Ernestine Di Gonzini: Ruta Lee
Count Sergio Luchesi Pi Gonzini: Vito Scotti
Emily Wakefield: Renne Jarrett

: The Freddie Starr Showcase

starring Freddie Starr and special guests 10cc
From the Harrogate Centre, Freddie introduces the exciting new names and faces of 1983. Tonight: Richard Jon Smith, Spoke Navah, Animal Nightlife, Movietone


Presenter/comedian: Freddie Starr
Musicians: 10cc
Performer: Richard Jon Smith
Performer: Spoke Navah
Performers: Animal Nightlife
Performers: Movietone
Assistant Producer: Carole Caldwell
Assistant Producer: George R. Clarke.
Lighting: John Crowther
Designer: Mel Bibby
Produced and directed by: Alan Walsh

: Only Fools and Horses: Ashes to Ashes

by John Sullivan
starring David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst with Lennard Pearce.
Grandad gets a haunted feeling, when Del craftily tries to earn a few bob.


Writer: John Sullivan
Designer: Andy Dimond
Produced and directed by: Ray Butt
Del: David Jason
Rodney: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Grandad: Lennard Pearce
Trigger: Roger Lloyd Pack
River policeman: John D. Collins
Council driver: Terry Duggan

: Nine O'Clbck News

with John Humphrys ; Weatherman


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Never Too Late

A TuesdayDocumentary
By their late 70s, most people have put away their skis, climbing boots, crash helmets and dancing shoes But this is a film atKWt those who haven't who aren't content just to sit back and wait for their arteries to harden.
Eighty-two-year-old Len Vale ons low still competes in motorbike trials; Dame Anna Neagle dances in her first pantomime at 78; Nick Evans took up painting after retirement and in his mid-70s has won international recognition; Elizabeth Forster , 74, and Isabel Hoare , 78, set off to climb in the Himalayas; George Stokell and Grace Weller have fallen m love in their 70s; and Dick Chipper -field is still taming lions and tigers at 78.
They are all people who believe it's never too late
Film editor RICHARD skl Producer JEANNE LACHARD Woddis On .. : page 62"


Unknown: Dame Anna Neagle
Unknown: Nick Evans
Unknown: Elizabeth Forster
Unknown: Isabel Hoare
Unknown: George Stokell
Unknown: Grace Weller
Unknown: Dick Chipper
Producer: Jeanne Lachard

: People and Power

David Dimbleby presents the weekly magazine that looks at the lighter as well as the serious side of politics, with film reports from Bill Kerr Elliott and Stephen Bradshaw , and gossip, comment and analysis from John Cole and Michael White.
Including this week: The Other Manifesto
The Government has announced its plans in The Queen's Speech. But what do the pressure groups and their professional lobbyists want it to (lo-and what chance do they have of getting their way?
Director sue MCMAHON "'"' Deputy editor COLIN martin


Unknown: Bill Kerr Elliott
Unknown: Stephen Bradshaw
Unknown: John Cole
Unknown: Michael White.
Editor: Colin Martin
Editor: Richard Tait

: News Headlines

: Flamingo Road: Old Friends

Only Fielding can rescue a desperate Claude from disgrace and- his price to save thfi Weldon name may be too high for Claude to stomach. The charred embers of
Sam and Lan« ■& affair kindJèlnfO flame again.
Writtenliy stlpheVJ^aCK ind HENRystEftK Directed by LARRY EirSA. MN '


Directed By: Larry Eirsa.
Sam Curtis: John Beck
Skipper Weldon: Woody Brown
Elmo Tyson: Peter Donat
Titus Semple: Howard Duff
Constance Weldon Carlyle: Morgan Fairchild
Fielding Carlyle: Mark Harmon
Claude Weldon: Kevin McCarthy
Lane Ballou: Christina Raines
Eudora Weldon: Barbara Rush
Lute-Mae Sanders: Stella Stevens
Michael Tyrone: David Selby
Julio Sanchez: Fernando Allende
Tony: Joel Bailey
Alicia Sanchez: Gina Gallego
Lupe Sanchez: Carmen Zapata
Sande Swanson: Cynthia Sikes

About this project

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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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