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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott For regular features see Monday.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Selina Scott

: Closedown

: Trades Union Congress 1983

Live coverage of the second day's debates in Blackpool Reporting team:


Unknown: Vincent Hanna

: Closedown

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Fern Britton
1.27 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Fern Britton
Unknown: Weather Bill Giles

: Bod

A See-Saw programme

: Interval

: Nicholas Nickleby

The feature film starring Nicholas Nickleby, his widowed mother and sister Kate put their fate in the hands of their prosperous but villainous uncle, Ralph.
Screenplay by JOHN DIGHTON , based on the novel by CHARLES DICKENS Produced by MICHAEL BALCON Directed by CAVALCANTI
. Films: page 12


Unknown: John Dighton
Novel By: Charles Dickens
Produced By: Michael Balcon
Directed By: Cavalcanti
Nicholas Nickleby: Derek Bond
Ralph Nickleby: Cedric Hardwicke
Wackford Squeers: Alfred Drayton
Mrs Squeers: Sybil Thorndike
Vincent Crummies: Stanley Holloway
Alfred Mantalini: Cyril Fletcher
Newman Noggs: Bernard Miles
Kate Nickleby: Sally Ann Howes
Mrs Nickleby: Mary Merrall
Mrs Crummies: Vera Pearce
Miss Knagg: Cathleen Nesbitt
Miss La Creevy: Athene Seyler

: Songs of Praise

from Scarborough
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170

: Play School

Story: The Grazed Knee Written by SARAH LONG Presenters
Johnny Ball, Sarah Long


Written By: Sarah Long

: Battle of the Planets

A cartoon series of science fiction adventure stories.
G-Force in the Future
G-Force go through a time-warp into a dangerous mind-bending mission in the future.

: Animal Magic On the Inside

with Terry Nutklns
Did you know that each year a lion eats a ton of meat and a seal eats 4,000 fish? That monkeys go wild over rosehip syrup, while elephants prefer granary bread? You need expert knowledge and organising genius to run a zoo, as Terry discovers when he takes charge of Bristol Zoo for just one day. And besides caring for the animals, there are thousands of visitors to look after. What do you do if the lights fail in the nocturnal house at the same time as the cafe runs out of ice-cream? Join Terry on the inside, and find out!
Director PAUL APPLEBY. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Terry Nutklns
Producer: Mike Beynon
Director: Paul Appleby.

: 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 (Regional details as Monday)

: Oscar Winning Cartoons

A cartoon classic double bill.
Tweety Pie and Mouse Cleaning (Tomorrow: The Cat Concerto)

: Kick Start

A motorcycle trials competition for the Lombard Tricity Trophy Heat 1
International riders from France, USA, Germany and the UK ride against the clock over a testing course of natural hazards and man-made obstacles.
Producer JOHN G. SMITH BBC Pebble Mill
(Heat 2 on Thursday at 6.40 pm)


Commentators: Peter Purves
Producer: John G. Smith

: Newseries Angels

Josh Jones , a new student nurse at Heath Green Hospital, causes quite a stir when he starts on the wards; a homeless girl is admitted for glue sniffing.
Script editor TONY HOLLAND Designer LYNDA KETTLE Producer BEN REA


Unknown: Gilly Fraser
Unknown: Josh Jones
Editor: Tony Holland
Designer: Lynda Kettle
Producer: Ben Rea
Director: Stephen Butcher
Vicky Smith: Pauline Quirke
Tracey Willoughby: Julia Williams
Alison Streeter: Juliet Waley
Dave Nowell: Nell West
Janet Dickins: Michelle Martin
Josh Jones: Tony Armatrading
Chris Carr: Martin Rutledge
Dick Willoughby: Stacy Davies
Jean MacEwen: Carol Holmes
Susan Willoughby: Jill Meers
John Willoughby: Robert Grose
Belinda: Gillian Freedman
Karen: Rachel Stilwell
Mrs Manson: Vivienne Burgess
Mr Bowen: Michael Forrest
Mrs Bowen: Dorothy White

: Taxi

The return of the American comedy hit series starring and special guest star
Louie's Mother Louie has grand visions of the swinging bachelor life when his long-suffering mother walks out on him...


Written By: Katherine Green
Directed By: James Burrows
Alex Rieger: Judd Hirsch
Bobby: With Jeff Conaway
Tony Banta: Tony Danza
Louie de Palma: Danny Devito
Elaine Nardo: Marilu Henner
Latka Gravas: Andy Kaufman
Reverend Jim: Christopher Lloyd
Ma: Julia Devito

: Bergerac

starring John Nettles in Picking It Up by ROBERT BANKS STEWART with Ceclle Paoli and Terence Alexander and featuring
Deborah Grant , Sean Arnold and Tony Melody
Off-shore detective Jim Bergerac is in for a few nasty surprises on his return to Jersey. But when he's ordered to put his feet up he's the kind of man who runs even faster
Created and produced by ROBERT BANKS


Unknown: John Nettles
Unknown: Robert Banks Stewart
Unknown: Ceclle Paoli
Unknown: Terence Alexander
Unknown: Deborah Grant
Unknown: Sean Arnold
Unknown: Jim Bergerac
Produced By: Robert Banks
Produced By: Stewart Director Martyn
Jim Bergerac: John Nettles
Francine ,: Cecile Paoli
Hungerford: Terence Alexander
Crozier: Sean Arnold
Diamante Lil: Mela White
Charlotte: Annette Badland
Gulliver: Danny Schiller
Chief: Tony Melody
Gurney: David Saville
Juniper: Floella Benjamin
Deborah: Deborah Grant
Kim: Lindsay Heath
Mr Pollender: Alan Thompson
Mrs Pollender: Elizabeth Choice
Senator: Raymond Adamson
Chairman: Lindsay Campbell
Alcoholic: James Greene
Constable: Michael Borr
Sergeant: Graeme Eton
Air stewardess: Sally Harrison
Medical clerk: Joyce Irvine
Theatre sister: Carole Walker
Nurse: Sandra Miller
French Inspector: Michael Chesden
Businessman: Frank Tregear
Asian: Harold Messias
Mary: Judith Byfield
Flying Inspector: Roland Oliver
CID man: Stephen Bent
Hire car receptionist: Lesley Murray
Vicar: Brian Tully

: Nine O'Clock News

with John Humphrys and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weatherman


Unknown: John Humphrys

: The Godfather

Part 2
Long Island, just outside New York City: 1945. Don Corleone presides over his daughter Connie's wedding. For the ' Godfather' it is a time of celebration-the war is over and America is up for grabs. Guests come from far and wide, pledging gifts to the bride and groom - while asking favours which, by tradition, the Godfather is bound to grant on this special day
(For cast see page 38)
(Part 3 on Thursday at 9.25 pm)


Unknown: Don Corleone

: News Headlines

: Flamingo Road

The Bad and the Beautiful
Tyrone starts on his destructive orgy of vengeance with Lute-Mae as his first victim and is prepared to sacrifice anyone to gain his ends - even his own sister ..


Written By: Margaret Scribi
Directed By: Larry Elikann
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
Sande Swanson: Cynthia Sikes
Julia Porter: Esther Rolle

: Weatherman

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.

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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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