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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Tme

Selina Scott and Mike Smith are the Breakfast Time hosts to people and personalities. Daily timetable:
News with Fern Britton (Debbie Rix , Tues, Thurs, Fri) 6.30, 7.0, 7.30,
8.0, 8.30 with headlines on every quarter hour
Weather with Francis Wilson 6.31,
6.57, 7.27, 7.57, 8.27
Sport with David Icke 6.40, 8.40
Regional News, weather and traffic
6.45, 7.15, 7.45, 8.15 TV Choice 6.55
Review of the Papers 7.18, 8.18
Your Stars with Russell Grant 8.35 Plus today: Getting Britain Fit:
Diana Moran between 8.30 and 9.0 Slim and Shine: Audrey Eyton between 8.30 and 9.0


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Mike Smith
Unknown: Fern Britton
Unknown: Debbie Rix
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: David Icke
Unknown: Russell Grant
Unknown: Diana Moran
Unknown: Audrey Eyton

: Mind How You Go

Presented by Jimmy Savile , OBE
A series of ten programmes about preventing road accidents. 1:Every 90 seconds


Presented By: Jimmy Savile

: Gardeners' World

with Geoff Hamilton from Barnsdale


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton

: Songs of Praise

from Guildford
*Subtitles on Ceefax page 170

: Play School

Presenter Stuart McGugan Guest Sarah Long
Story: Adam and the Animals by MICHAEL COLE
Materials for Play School on Ceefax p 268


Presenter: Stuart McGugan
Presenter: Guest Sarah
Unknown: Michael Cole
Director: Christine Hewitt

: 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

Frank Delaney discusses with a literary agent and a publisher how to go about getting a novel published.
Editor PETER HERCOMBE. BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Frank Delaney
Editor: Peter Hercombe.

: The Flumps

A See-Saw programme

: See Hear!

Presenting news, views and entertainment for the deaf )r hard-of-hearing with sign anguage and subtitles.
{Shown yesterday at 12.15pm)

: The Hidden Land

There is a hidden Spain to explore if you take to the tracks which wind back from the crowded beaches of the Costa del Sol to the foothills and mountains beyond. Fish-eating snakes, colourful lizards, honey buzzards and bee-eaters, and the huge and magnificent griffon vulture are to be found by the naturalist holiday-maker. Narrator Keith Barron Produced for Doublejoy Films by JOHN KING


Narrator: Keith Barron
Unknown: John King
Editor: Peter Jones

: Face the Music

Joseph Cooper invites you to match your wits against
The Rt Hon Shirley Williams The Rt Hon Denis Healey , mp Toby Jessel , mp
Guest musician Nigel Kennedy Producer PETER BUTLER


Unknown: Joseph Cooper
Unknown: Shirley Williams
Unknown: Denis Healey
Unknown: Toby Jessel
Musician: Nigel Kennedy
Producer: Peter Butler
Director: Helen Morton.

: The Amazing Adventures of Morph: The Day Morph Was III



Introduced by: Tony Hart
Producer: Patrick Dowling

: Play School: It's Monday

Presenter Chris Tranchell Guests:
Shireen Shah , Lionel Morton
Story: Fearless Fred Goes to the Jumble Sale by LIONEL MORTON
Director ANN REAY


Presenter: Chris Tranchell
Unknown: Shireen Shah
Unknown: Lionel Morton
Unknown: Lionel Morton
Director: Ann Reay

: Heathcliff: Angling Anglers

Heathcliff goes fishing in troubled waters.

: Jackanory

with Valerie Whittington
Mouldy's Orphan by GILLIAN AVERY
Mouldy was a dreamer. 'How marvellous it would be,' she thought, 'if I could find a poor little orphan boy, so that I could take him home and love him, and Mum could look after him.' But in a poor country family of 90 years ago, another mouth to feed was bound to cause trouble. Part 1: Canal Row


Unknown: Valerie Whittington
Unknown: Gillian Avery

: Finders Keepers

Richard Stilgoe introduces a new series of 12 programmes of the computerised general knowledge quiz that moves at the speed of light.
This year there's a new feature - the mystery guest. If you're a whiz at anagrams see if you can spot his or her identity before the teams do. And find out how you can win a computer so you can play Finders Keepers at home! This week's teams are from Worthing and St Albans
Format devised by ROBERT GOULD Designer STEPHEN MELLOR Producer IAN OLIVER •BACK PAGE: 86


Introduces: Richard Stilgoe
Unknown: Robert Gould
Designer: Stephen Mellor
Producer: Ian Oliver

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Peter Duncan and Janet Ellis
Merseyside: Twenty-five nations will be building gardens for Britain's first International Garden Festival that opens on Merseyside in May, and your design could be included! Have a pencil and paper handy for the details and check with the plan of the Blue Peter site on Back Page before you send in your entry. There are prizes galore, and the best design of all will win the holiday of a lifetime in Singapore.



Presenter: Simon Groom
Presenter: Peter Duncan
Presenter: Janet Ellis
Assistant Editor: Lewis Bronze
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: Sixty Minutes

The News and tonight's Weather
Presented by Nick Ross, Sally Magnusson, Beverly Anderson
News read by Moira Stuart

Look East with Judi Lines
Look North (Newcastle) with Mike Neville
Look North (Leeds) with Ken Cooper, Harry Gration, Mike Smartt, Judith Stamper, John Thirlwell
Look North West with Stuart Hall
Midlands Today with Alan Towers and Kay Alexander
Points West with Graham Purches, Gerald Haycock, Sue Carpenter, Gillian Miles and Chris Vacher
South Today with Bruce Parker and Jenni Murray
Spotlight South West with Chris Denham

HUGH SCULLY with latest investigations from the Watchdog unit, and contributions from The Special Correspondents. Your countdown through Sixty Minutes

5.40 The News
5.53* Regional Magazines
6.15* Weather
6.38* Closing headlines


Presenter: Nick Ross
Presenter: Sally Magnusson
Presenter: Beverly Anderson
Newsreader: Moira Stuart Look East presenter: Judi Lines
Look North Newcastle presenter: Mike Neville
Look North Leeds presenter: Ken Cooper
Look North Leeds presenter: Harry Gration
Look North Leeds presenter: Mike Smartt
Look North Leeds presenter: Judith Stamper
Look North Leeds presenter: John Thirlwell
Look North West presenter: Stuart Hall
Midlands Today presenter: Alan Towers
Midlands Today presenter: Kay Alexander
Points West presenter: Graham Purches
Points West presenter: Gerald Haycock
Points West presenter: Sue Carpenter
Points West presenter: Gillian Miles
Points West presenter: Chris Vacher
South Today presenter: Bruce Parker
South Today presenter: Jenni Murray
Spotlight presenter: Chris Denham
Watchdog presenter: Hugh Scully


The first of seven programmes written by ROY CLARKE starring Paul Greenwood as Rosie and Tony Haygarth as PC Wilmot Tune on a Silent Dog Whistle
The High Road to Iddesleigh
Sue King visits Britain's first Farm for City Children' in north Devon. SOUTH
The Dorsetmen New series
In the first of six programmes Dennis Skillicorn visits the Isle of Portland, a rugged outcrop of rock. WEST
RPM New series
The rock magazine show where almost anything can happen, with the best of local rock bands, comment on the buildings around us, a report on the other history of Bristol, and animation - from Plasticine to computers. Presented by Andy Batten-Foster with MIKE JENNER
Keen Types New series
For and about enthusiasts
Don Maclean and Kathy Rochford meet THE REVUE DISCO DANCERS; betty davis; SARABANDE and nine tap dancing ladies from Daventry. EAST
The Sandringham Trials
Competitive horse-driving is more a way of life than a sport. In the first of two programmes three competitors prepare for the 1983 trials at Sandringham. Prince Philip has the use of the Queen's bays and Windsor Park to practise in; Karen Bassett depends on support from family and friends. And for Suffolk blacksmith Andy Mills it's all down to do-it-yourself. Reporter Susanne Hall NORTH WEST Yes New series
The Young Enterprise Show is back for a new series of programmes with a positive approach to spare time. With
John Mundy , Janice Long , Mike Sweeney and Sheila McClennon. NORTH EAST
Heroes New series
Eric Robson asks Look North anchor-man Mike Neville to choose heroes. One can see why Mike's heroes might include Max Miller , Jack Benny and George Burns-but he once fancied himself as 'Willington Quay 's answer to Alan Ladd '! NORTH
The Pennine Challenge New series In the first of four programmes four young walkers set out to walk the Pennine Way. Award-winning cameraman Sid Perou accompanies them.


Written By: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Paul Greenwood
Unknown: Tony Haygarth
Unknown: Dennis Skillicorn
Presented By: Andy Batten-Foster
Unknown: Don MacLean
Unknown: Kathy Rochford
Unknown: Karen Bassett
Unknown: Andy Mills
Reporter: Susanne Hall
Unknown: John Mundy
Unknown: Janice Long
Unknown: Mike Sweeney
Unknown: Sheila McClennon.
Unknown: Eric Robson
Unknown: Mike Neville
Unknown: Max Miller
Unknown: Jack Benny
Unknown: George Burns-But
Unknown: Willington Quay
Unknown: Alan Ladd
Unknown: Sid Perou

: The Dukes of Hazzard

Comrade Duke
When a busload of Soviet gymnasts breaks down in Hazzard and one of them decides to defect, the Dukes are on hand to help.


Unknown: Comrade Duke
Written By: William Raynor
Unknown: Myles Wilder
Directed By: Don McDougall
Coy: Starring Byron Cherry
Vance: Christopher Mayer
Daisy: Catherine Bach
Uncle Jesse: Denver Pyle
Enos: Sonny Shroyer
Cooter: Ben Jones
Sheriff Rosco Coltrane: James Best
Boss Hogg: Sorrell Booke
and: Guest Starring
Natasha: Dawn Jeffory

: The Thorn Birds

COLLEEN MCCULLOUGH 'S best-selling novel adapted for television in five parts. Part 2
While friends and family celebrate her 75th birthday in grand style, Mary Carson finally reveals to Ralph the depth of her desire for him. Meggie is troubled by his apparent indifference to her, little knowing the turmoil he is concealing. But looming on the horizon is a disaster that will overshadow all the Clearys' lives and leave Drogheda a very different place ... (Full details on Sunday page 27) (Part 3 next Sunday)


Unknown: Colleen McCullough

: The Main News

John Humphrys ; Weatherman


Unknown: John Humphrys

: The Hollywood Greats

Barry Norman presents profiles of three popular Hollywood stars. 1: John Wayne
With personal comments from President Ronald Reagan Michael Wayne , eldest son
Aissa and Marisa Wayne , daughters Pilar Wayne , widow
Claire Trevor , actress
Kirk Douglas , Harry Carey Jr and Ben Johnson , actors Andrew McLaglen George Sherman and Mark Rydell , directors
William Clothier , cinematographer Pat Stacy , secretary/companion
Film editor JOHN HOUSE
Executive producer BARRY BROWN ProducerMARGARET SHARP
Book (same title) £7.50 from booksellers
• FEATURE: page 15


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Ronald Reagan
Unknown: Michael Wayne
Unknown: Marisa Wayne
Unknown: Pilar Wayne
Unknown: Claire Trevor
Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Unknown: Ben Johnson
Unknown: Andrew McLaglen
Unknown: George Sherman
Unknown: Mark Rydell
Unknown: William Clothier
Unknown: Pat Stacy
Editor: John House
Producer: Barry Brown
Producer: Margaret Sharp

: Vietnam: Children of the Dust

A Panorama Special
April 1975. As Saigon shakes to the sound of enemy tanks, the last American troops flee by helicopter from the Embassy roof. In the panic-stricken last moments of evacuation, surplus equipment is abandoned. But the soldiers also leave behind Vietnamese wives, girlfriends and thousands of war babies. Half American and half Vietnamese they are destined to grow up as outcasts in the new socialist Vietnam.
September 1983. Jim Carroll , a former GI, returns to Vietnam to find the child he left behind. The toddler is now a teenage boy speaking not a word of English, illiterate even in Vietnamese, living on the meagre pickings of the black market.
Panorama reporter Jeremy Paxman accompanied the father in the search for his son, and returned with them to a new life in Britain. But he discovered that for many other Vietnamese war babies, the escape from Saigon is a dream which may end in despair.
Panorama editor PETER IBBOTSON
11.38 News Headlines


Unknown: Jim Carroll
Reporter: Jeremy Paxman
Producer: Christopher Olgiati
Editor: Ian Callaway
Editor: Peter Ibbotson

: Toni Basil Special

The highly acclaimed television debut of American singer, dancer and choreographer Toni Basil.
In the first of two programmes Toni takes a close look at the British approach to dance, then adds her own distinctive video style.
Produced and directed by ALAN WALSH BBC Manchester
(Part 2: next week)


Unknown: Toni Basil.
Designer: John Coleman
Directed By: Alan Walsh

: 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.

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