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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Selina Scott and Mike Smith
For regular features see Tuesday. Plus today:
Pop News between 7.45 and 8.0
Slim and Shine with Audrey Eyton between 8.30 and 9.0
Food and Cooking with Glynn Christian between 8.45 and 9.0

: Why Don't You ...?

Your ideas, games and activities presented by the children of the Scottish Why Don You...? Gang.

: Wacky Races

Overseas Hi-Way Race

: Play Chess!



Unknown: Bill Hartston

: Jackanory

with Bernard Cribbins
Mortimer's Portrait on Glass by JOAN AIKEN
Today: A Shattering Experience


Unknown: Bernard Cribbins
Unknown: Joan Aiken

: Paddington

Picture Trouble

: Play School

Presenter Carol Leader Guest Wayne Jackman
Series producer ANNE GOBEY


Unknown: Wayne Jackman
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Play Ideas

Presented by Ben Bazell


Presented By: Ben Bazell
Presented By: Graphics Quentin Blake
Designer: Gwen Evans
Producer: John M.
Director: Dianne Kenny
Editor: Cynthia Feluate

: Cartoon

Crockett Doodle Doo


Unknown: Crockett Doodle

: Koko the Gorilla

Introduced and narrated by David Attenborough
Koko is the first gorilla to learn sign language. At 8 years old she has a vocabularly of over 400 signs. She talks to Californian psychologist PENNY PATTERSON; argues, even lies. But does Koko understand as much as Penny claims? Do her abilities really challenge the traditional view of man's uniqueness?
Editor PETER JONES BBC Bristol


Unknown: David Attenborough
Produced By: Barbet Schroeder
Editor: Peter Jones

: Look Back with Noakes

The last of the 12 programmes From Coast to Coast
John Noakes and Shep take a wintry walk from the Lake District to Robin Hood 's Bay.


Unknown: John Noakes
Unknown: Robin Hood
Director: Chris Clough
Producer: David Brown

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale Weather MICHAEL FISH
12.57 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Bagpuss

A See-Saw programme

: International Tennis

The Barratt World Doubles Championship from The Royal Albert Hall. Today sees the completion of the round-robin section of this unique event now in its twelfth year.
One of the teams tipped for this year's title are the French Open Champions, ANDERS JARRYD and HANS SIMONSSON from Sweden. Inexperienced in years, they make up for it in talent. Introduced by BARRY DAVIES Commentators DAN MASKELL


Unknown: Albert Hall.
Unknown: Anders Jarryd
Unknown: Hans Simonsson
Introduced By: Barry Davies
Commentators: Dan Maskell
Unknown: John Barrett
Unknown: Mark Cox

: Ivor the Engine

The Water Tower

: Play School: It's Friday

TTV's Tilly reports a new hazard on the roads
Presenter Stuart McGugan Guest Shireen Shah
Story: The Surprise Party by PAM HUTCHINS
Musical director PETER PETTINGER Percussionist ALAN GRAHAME Graphics TOM BROOKS


Presenter: Stuart McGugan
Unknown: Shireen Shah
Unknown: Pam Hutchins
Director: Peter Pettinger
Unknown: Alan Grahame
Unknown: Tom Brooks
Directors: Christine Hewitt
Directors: Greg Chloe
Producer: Michael Cole
Producer: Anne Gobey
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Heathcliff: The Great Chase

A scruffy ginger cat who rules his neighbourhood with mischievous skill.
A new cartoon series.

: Jackanory

with Joanna David
The Ordinary Princess by M. m. KAYE Part 4: Lavender's Blue ...
Adapted and directed by EDWARD PUGH


Unknown: Joanna David
Unknown: M. M. Kaye
Producer: Angela Beeching
Directed By: Edward Pugh

: Dinky Dog

Rockhead Hound

: Wildtrack

The nature magazine with the latest news and information on our wildlife. With Su Ingle and Michael Jordan
The search is on to find The Brainiest
Bird in Britain! Wildtrack has designed some bird feeders which are really intelligence tests for garden birds to solve. Some have wheels or lids or boxes that have to be tapped, or matchsticks that have-to be pulled out They make stealing the cream off the top of the milk look easy. And
Mike and Su tell you how to make your own simple intelligence test for your birds. If it's successful write and tell us. Su and Mike also look at baby seals off Scotland, waterfowl in East
Anglia, and watch the wildlife of Exmoor-from horseback. Designer STEPHEN BROWNSEY Producer MIKE BEYNON BBC Bristol


Unknown: Su Ingle
Unknown: Michael Jordan
Designer: Stephen Brownsey
Producer: Mike Beynon

: Grange Hill

2: It is only the first week of term but already Grange Hill is a hotbed of intrigue and crazes.
Camera supervisor DAVE WHITE
Sound supervisor MIKE MARSHMAN Lighting director GEOFF SHAW


Unknown: Margaret Simpson
Unknown: Grange Hill
Unknown: Mike Marshman
Director: Geoff Shaw

: Sixty Minutes

The News with tonight's Weather and Regional Magazines
Presented by Nick Ross , Sally Magnusson and Beverly Anderson with news read by Jan Leeming. Your 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: Sally Magnusson
Presented By: Beverly Anderson
Read By: Jan Leeming.

: Doctor Who: Warriors of the Deep: Part 2

A four-part story by Johnny Byrne
Starring Peter Davison
(Part 3 next Thursday)


Writer: Johnny Byrne
Script Editor: Eric Saward
Designer: Tony Burrough
Producer: John Nathan-Turner
Director: Pennant Roberts
The Doctor: Peter Davison
Vorshak: Tom Adams
Bulic: Nigel Humphreys
Nilson: Ian McCulloch
Preston: Tara Ward
Maddox: Martin Neil
Karina: Nitza Saul
Icthar: Norman Comer
Scibus: Stuart Blake
Tarpok: Vincent Brimble
Turlough: Mark Strickson
Tegan: Janet Fielding
Solow: Ingrid Pitt
Paroli: James Coombes
Sauvix: Christopher Farries
Maddox: Martin Neil

: Match of the Day Live

Introduced by Jimmy Hill
The FA Cup Third Round
Traditionally the most enthralling staee of the season, as first and second division clubs join the 20 survivors from the Leagues lower reaches and beyond. Match of the Day kicks off the third round tonight with live coverage of one of the most absorbing ties.
And at half time, a bumper edition of Goal of the Month with the best goals from November and December. Commentator JOHN MOTSON
Series producer FRED VINER Editor BOB ABRAHAMS


Introduced By: Jimmy Hill
Commentator: John Motson
Producer: Fred Viner
Editor: Bob Abrahams

: Nine O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley
Weekend Weather MICHAEL FISH


Unknown: Michael Fish

: The Family Rules

Presented by Frank Bough
Is your family a dictatorship or a democracy? Do the kids do as they are told or do as they please? With the help of a fictional family 'The Hargreaves' created by ALAN PLATER , a studio full of real mums, dads and kids gets to grips with the pleasures and pitfalls of being one of the family.
Directed by CAROL WILKS , PETER HAMILTON Produced by GITA CONN BBC Manchester 0 HELPLINES: page 87


Presented By: Frank Bough
Unknown: Alan Plater
Designer: Barry Roach
Directed By: Carol Wilks
Directed By: Peter Hamilton
Produced By: Gita Conn

: Regional programmes

LONDON The Chieftains's Images of Ireland
with Paddy Moloney, Kevin Conneff, Matt Keane, Martin Fay, Derek Bell. Traditional airs and dance music.

SOUTH WEST The Dorsetmen.
Dennis Skillicorn visits the Isle of Portland and meets the men who work in the traditional industries of quarrying and fishing.

SOUTH Southern Life. The Howard Inheritance: The Dukes of Norfolk: 1: A Family Portrait.
Five hundred years ago Richard III created Sir John Howard Duke of Norfolk and Earl Marshal of England. His descendants were to become the most powerful landowners in the country. Andrew Harvey visits the ancestral seat in Arundel.

WEST Dancers Don't Fall Down
A cinesymphony in four movements which features a wide range of dance forms.

MIDLANDS The Arts Are Not a Frill
This reflects the policy of Leicestershire's education authority, that the arts are an essential part of school life.

EAST Weekend
With John Mountford.

NORTH WEST Gradely Images
Relax and view moorland fell, woodland streams, steam engines, weaving and spinning to the music of Richie Close.

NORTH Northern Lights
A look at the northern arts scene with Paul Allen

NORTH EAST Coast to Coast: Common's Luck
Introduced by Eric Robson
A film tribute to Jack Common, author of the classic account of a north country childhood Kiddar's Luck and one of the most influential books of the 1930s, Freedom of the Streets.


Unknown: Paddy Moloney
Unknown: Kevin Conneff
Unknown: Matt Keane
Unknown: Martin Fay
Unknown: Derek Bell.
Unknown: Dennis Skillicorn
Unknown: Howard Inher
Unknown: Richard Iii
Unknown: Sir John Howard Duke
Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: John Mountford.
Unknown: Richie Close.
Unknown: Paul Allen
Introduced By: Eric Robson
Unknown: Jack Common

: International Tennis

The Barratt World Doubles Championship from the Royal Albert Hall , London


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall

: The Late Film: Pancho Villa

Telly Savalas, Clint Walker
Pancho Villa , hero of the Mexican people and leader of their revolution is taken prisoner by General Goyo. To humiliate the revolutionary, the General has his head shaven - at which point Villa's men attack the prison train. And so begin the further adventures - sometimes violent, sometimes comic - of the man who invaded the United States of America in 1916, a year before the end of the Mexican Revolution.
Screenplay by JULIAN HALEVY from a story by GENE MARTIN Produced by BERNARD GORDON Directed by GENE MARTIN


Unknown: Clint Walker
Unknown: Pancho Villa
Unknown: Julian Halevy
Story By: Gene Martin
Produced By: Bernard Gordon
Directed By: Gene Martin
Pancho Villa: Telly Savalas
Scotty: Clint Walker
Flo: Anne Francis
Luis: Jose Maria Prada
Lt Eager: Angel Del Pozo
McDermott: Luis Davila
Col Wilcox: Chuck Connors
Lupe: Monica Randall

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.

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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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