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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
For timetable of regular features see Monday. Plus today: Pop with Mike Smith between 7.45 and 8.0
The That's Life file with Esther Rantzen between 7.30 and 7.45, phone-in between 8.30 and 9.0


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Mike Smith
Unknown: Esther Rantzen

: Mastermind

Final with Magnus Magnusson , Christopher Hughes ,
Margaret Peat , Kathryn Tyson , Alex Yeats


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Christopher Hughes
Unknown: Margaret Peat
Unknown: Kathryn Tyson
Unknown: Alex Yeats
Director: Laurence Vulliamy
Producer: Roger MacKay

: Closedown

: Play School

Presenter Brian Jameson Guest Floella Benjamin


Presenter: Brian Jameson
Presenter: Guest Floella Benjamin

: Gharbar

Well-Women's Clinics cater for the needs of women by giving guidance on feminine matters from female experts. Gharbar visits the Withington Maternal and Child Health Centre in Manchester.
Also today SWARAN TALWAR talks to CHHAYA ARYA, a well-known Bombay fashion-writer, about Western influences on Eastern fashion.
And SHANKAR DAB GUPTA sings a Bengali folk song.
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL
BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Withington Mater
Unknown: Annu Gupta
Unknown: Dr V. Aggarwal
Unknown: Dr Indu Gupta.
Unknown: Shankar Dab Gupta
Producer: Ashok Rampal

: Closedown

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale Weather MICHAEL FISH


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Regional News

(London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)

: Pebble Mill at One

Cookery star Michael Smith returns to the lively lunch-time magazine show to give advice on preparing and cooking the Christmas dinner.


Unknown: Michael Smith

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme It's time to get dressed! with Carol Chell and Don Spencer
Musical director RICHARD BROWN Woodwind MARTIN FRITH
Assistant producer ROBIN HALDANE Designer JOHN ABBRIDGE
Directed and produced by CHRISTINE HEWITT
Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE


Unknown: Carol Chell
Unknown: Don Spencer
Director: Richard Brown
Director: Woodwind Martin Frith
Producer: Robin Haldane
Designer: John Abbridge
Produced By: Christine Hewitt
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: A Day Out

Gwyn Richards visits Nottingham, the Queen of the Midlands'. Although Nottingham is known today as a busy industrial town, it's a fascinating place to spend a Day Out, with its castle, caves, lace market and legends of Robin Hood to add to the romance.
Producer John CLARKE


Unknown: Gwyn Richards
Unknown: Robin Hood
Producer: John Clarke
Producer: Michael Fitzgerald

: Star Movie: Ginger Rogers in Tom, Dick and Harry

with George Murphy
Burgess Meredith , Alan Marshal
In this romantic comedy of the 1940s Janie, a humble telephone girl, has the unenviable task of choosing between three beaux. Tom, an earnest young car salesman, is a bit short on romance. Dick, a rich playboy, is way out of reach until Janie gets to know him better. Harry, an eccentric, does not believe in the concept of money. Janie's ideal would be a romantic combination of all three!
Screenplay by PAUL JARRICO Produced by ROBERT SISK Directedbygarsonkanin


Unknown: George Murphy
Unknown: Burgess Meredith
Unknown: Alan Marshal
Play By: Paul Jarrico
Produced By: Robert Sisk
Janie: Ginger Rogers
Tom: George Murphy
Dick: Alan Marshal
Harry: Burgess Meredith
Pop: Joe Cunningham
Ma: Jane Seymour
Babs: Lenore Lonergan
Paula: Vicki Lester
Ice-cream man: Phil Silvers
Gertrude: Betty Breckenridge

: Play School: It's Wednesday

Presenter Chloe Ashcroft Guest Stuart Bradley
Stories: Punchinello's Cat by JEAN CHAPMAN
My Cat Likes to Hide In Boxes byEVE SUTTON
Illustrated by LYNLEY DODD


Unknown: Jean Chapman
Unknown: Eve Sutton
Illustrated By: Lynley Dodd

: The Adventures of Bullwinkle and Rocky

A cartoon serial in eight parts Three Moosketeers: part 6
Where our friends Moose and Squirrel find themselves in the darkest dungeons of Applesauce-Lorraine.

: Jackanory

with Nerys Hughes
The Making of Fingers Finnigan by BERUE DOHERTH
Today: Fingers Finnigan and the Saturday Matinee


Unknown: Nerys Hughes

: Screen Test

Brian Trueman puts questions to contestants from Aberdeen, Amesbury, Peterborough and Scarborough who have won their way through the heats and semi-finals.
They will look at scenes from You're a Good Sport Charlie Brown , Krull, Neuer Say Never Again and The Donald Duck Story. Director SID WADDELL
Producer TONY HARRISON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Brian Trueman
Unknown: Charlie Brown
Director: Sid Waddell
Producer: Tony Harrison

: John Craven's Newsround

News reports and background on Ceefax

: Carrie's War

A five-part serial by NINA BAWDEN Dramatised by MARILYN FOX
4: Mr Evans has threatened to throw Hepzibah out of her home, and Carrie beheves it is all her fault.
Executive producerANNA HOME Director PAUL STONE


Dramatised By: Marilyn Fox
Dramatised By: Mr Evans
Producer: Anna Home
Director: Paul Stone
Carrie: Juliet Waley
Nick: Andrew Tinney
Hepzibah: Rosaue Crutchley
Albert: Tim Coward
Mr Johnny: Matthew Guinness
Minister: Elvet David
Mr Evans: Aubrey Richards
Miss Evans: Avril Elgar

: Willo the Wisp

The Midas Touch

: Sixty Minutes

The News with tonight's Weather and Regional Magazines Presented by Nick Ross , Desmond Wilcox , Beverley Anderson and Sally Magnusson
News read by Moira Stuart
HUGH SCULLY with latest investigations from the Watchdog unit, and The Special Correspondents, Sixty Minutes' own team of humorists, with some less serious observations on the day's events.
Countdown through Sixty Minutes
5.40 The News
5.53* Regional Magazines
6.15* Weather
6.38* Closing headlines


Presented By: Nick Ross
Presented By: Desmond Wilcox
Presented By: Beverley Anderson
Presented By: Sally Magnusson
Read By: Moira Stuart
Read By: Hugh Scully

: Harty

Join Russell Harty and his guests in London's Greenwood Theatre for TV's liveliest half-hour.
As always, there'll be music, good conversation, and Harty's usual collection of the unusual.
Director RON ISTED


Unknown: Join Russell Harty
Director: Ron Isted
Producer: Jon Plowman
Editor: Tom Gutteridge

: Taxi

and guest starring
Of Mice and Tony Louie is on a losing streak betting against Alex and aims to recoup his losses when Tony becomes the manager of a young boxer ...


Unknown: Tony Louie
Written By: Glen Charles
Unknown: Les Charles
Directed By: Jim Burrows
Alex: Starring Judd Hirsch
Louie: Danny Devito
Elaine: Marilu Henner
Jim: Christopher Lloyd
Terry Carter: Ernie Hudson
Dr Frazier: John Christy Ewing

: Last of the Summer Wine

Last in the series by ROY CLARKE starring Bill Owen
Peter Sallis , Brian Wilde in The White Man's Grave
Produced and directed by SYDNEY LOTTERBY


Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: Peter Sallis
Unknown: Brian Wilde
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Directed By: Sydney Lotterby
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Foggy: Brian Wilde
Nora Batty: Kathy Staff
Wally: Joe Gladwin
Sid: John Comer
Ivy: Jane Freeman

: Spyship

The last of a drama in six parts adapted from the book by TOM KEENE with BRIAN HAYNES
In Arctic Norway, Martin has found an ally in local journalist Erik Starvik. Back home, Suzy is in hospital after being attacked by Evans— and the information he forced out of her has put him back on Martin's trail.
Additional material ROBERT SMITH
Music and title Bong RICHARD HARVEY Film cameraman JOHN WILLIAMS
Directed by MICHAEL CUSTANCE BBC Pebble Mill


Book By: Tom Keene
Unknown: Brian Haynes
Script: James Mitchell
Unknown: Robert Smith
Unknown: Bong Richard Harvey
Unknown: John Williams
Editor: Christopher Rowlayde
Designer: Myles Lang
Producer: Colin Rogers
Directed By: Michael Custance
Martin Taylor: Tom Wilkinson
Suzy Summerfield: Lesley Nightingale
Francis Main: Peter Eyre
Sir Peter Hillmore: Michael Aldridge
Simon Tate: Paul Geoffrey
Evans: And Phil Hynd
Rokoff: David Burke
Starvik: Bj0rn Sundquist
Strang: David Ryall
Dowdall: Thorley Walters
Jakobsen: Erik 0kenes
Pederson: Bjorn Floberg
Bjornson: Toralv Maurstad
Nurse: Patricia Gallimore
Capt Huninger: Michael Lees
Mrs Starvik: Trini Lund

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Conservative Party

: Nine O'Clock News

With Sue Lawley; Weatherman and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world

: Q.E.D.

The Bat, the Blossom and the Biologist with Donna Howell
There is in Arizona a bat that flies thousands of miles each spring to feed on the flowers of a plant that blooms only once in 25 years-and then dies. Last summer Q.E.D. went to the Sonoran Desert in pursuit of this curious but intimate relationship-for it is a trading of food for sex: the bat gets the food and the flower gets pollinated in exchange.
How did such a partnership ever come about? For more than a decade biologist DONNA HOWELL has been unravelling just why two such unlikely partners got together and how they make the most of each other.
Film cameramen MIKE spooner. SCOTT ATTENBACH Film editor ROLAND TONGUE Series editor MICK RHODES Producer DANA PURVIS


Unknown: Donna Howell
Unknown: Donna Howell
Unknown: Mike Spooner.
Editor: Mick Rhodes
Producer: Dana Purvis

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Harry Carpenter featuring
European Championship Football from Cardiff
Wales v Yugoslavia
The 'crunch' match in Group 4, which Wales must win to be certain of appearing in the finals next summer. Of the four home countries only the Welsh can still qualify, and victory tonight will make up for the disappointment of missing the climax of the 1982 World Cup.
Commentator BARRY DAVIES
TV presentation FRED VINER ProducerRogermoody Editor JOHN ROWUNSON
Harry Carpenter 's Videobook of Sport. Volumes 1-2 (BBCV 5011 and 5019). from retailers


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter
Commentator: Barry Davies
Unknown: Fred Viner
Editor: John Rowunson
Unknown: Harry Carpenter

: Royal Film Premiere

Never Say Never Again in the presence of HRH The
Prince Andrew Sean Connery is back as James Bond 007, with Barbara Carrera , Kim Basinger, Klaus Maria Brandauer , Max von Sydow and Edward Fox as •M\
Introduced by Michael Wood , who will be talking to some of the stars and celebrities attending the premiere. Exclusive excerpts of the film will be shown, including of course the inevitable chase scenes.
Assistant producer PAUL WALTERS Director PETER FITTON Producer RICK GARDNER


Unknown: Prince Andrew Sean Connery
Unknown: James Bond
Unknown: Barbara Carrera
Singer: Klaus Maria Brandauer
Introduced By: Michael Wood
Producer: Paul Walters
Director: Peter Fitton
Producer: Rick Gardner

: News Headlines

: One Night in Lincoln

with Mike Harding
It's Hard to be an Angel When You're 65
Mike reaches the climax of his night in Lincoln with an explosion which sends heavy metal sky-high and the audience rolling home.
(First thown on BBC2)
Record, Flat Dogs and Shaky Pudden' (REH/ZCR 468), from retailers


Unknown: Mike Harding
Director: Keith MacKenzie
Producer: Cyril Gates

: 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.

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