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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott For timetable of regular features see Monday. Plus today:
The Breakfast Time Doctor between 8.30 and 9.0
Food and Cooking with Glynn Christian between 8.30 and 9.0


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Glynn Christian

: Mind How You Go

Presented by Jimmy Savile , OBE
A series of ten programmes about preventing road accidents. 4:On Your Bike


Presented By: Jimmy Savile

: The Genuine Article

The first of a series of seven programmes investigating fakes and frauds, ranging from brilliant examples which have fooled the experts, to more humble ones which are still likely to deceive most people, particularly if they're looking for bargains. John FitzMaurice Mills shows you some of the tricks of the trade and how to detect them.
Film editor HOWARD billingham Producer JOHN MANSFIELD


Producer: John Mansfield

: Play School

Presenter Stuart McGugan Guest Floella Benjamin
Story: The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark by JILL TOMLINSON


Presenter: Stuart McGugan
Presenter: Guest Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Jill Tomlinson

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Regional News

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

: Pebble Mill at One

Music and conversation in the foyer

: King Rollo

A See-Saw programme

: Bric-a-Brac

with Brian Cant
Brian tries to make the mess in Bric-a-Brac more manageable, and with a mirror looks at Annette by MARION WALTER.


Unknown: Brian Cant
Unknown: Marion Walter.

: The Afternoon Show

First of 13 programmes
Are you bankrupt, bewildered or just plain bored? Then this might be the programme for you. Presented by Barbara Dickson and Penny Junor
Today they look at
Money Lending: easy to borrow but difficult to pay back.
Mastectomy: is it really the end of the world? Plus
Quiz Time with VERNON COLEMAN : are you an optimist or a pessimist? and What Price Fame? Looking back and looking forward with a guest who has been to the top.
Series editor GORDON MENZIES BBC Scotland
0 FEATURE: page 3


Presented By: Barbara Dickson
Unknown: Vernon Coleman
Director: Aileen Forsyth
Producer: Marianne Baird

: The Geneva Event

For four years between 1979 and 1983 BBC cameras followed an international team of scientists in their search for two new and extremely short-lived particles. Their discovery would take physicists a huge step forward toward their ultimate dream - to unite all the forces of nature in a single framework.
Narrator Paul Vaughan
Producers ANDREW millington. JAMES
A BBC/Open University production


Narrator: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: Burge John Stratford.
Unknown: Barrie Whatley

: Cartoon

Fair and Wormer
A Warner Bros Cartoon

: The Amazing Adventures of Morph: Morph the Weakling



Introduced by: Tony Hart

: Play School: It's Thursday

The folk who live in Backward town, Are inside-out and upside-down Presenter Chris Tranchell Guests
Shireen Shah , Ben Thomas Story: Grotty the Robot by CATHERINE GAVIN
Director ANN REAY


Presenter: Chris Tranchell
Unknown: Shireen Shah
Unknown: Ben Thomas
Unknown: Catherine Gavin
Director: Ann Reay

: Heathcliff the Cat: The Great Milk Factory Fracas

It's no use crying over spilt milk.

: Jackanory

with Valerie Whittington
Mouldy's Orphan by GILLIAN AVERY 4:Benjy's Return
Pictures by GAVIN ROWE
Adapted and directed by DAVID BELL


Unknown: Valerie Whittington
Unknown: Gillian Avery
Unknown: Gavin Rowe
Designer: Nick Somerville
Producer: Angela Beeching
Directed By: David Bell

: Fonz and The Happy Days Gang: May the Farce Be With You

The magic time machine takes off with the Fonz and his gang aboard. Around the world they go and back through the ages but all they really want is to find their own home town and their own timezone - the year 1957 in Milwaukee, USA.
The travellers in time land in the future and face an army of robots.

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom , Peter Duncan and Janet Ellis Winged Waitress!
Janet discovers there's more to being an air stewardess than meets the eye, as she fights a fire in the galley and escapes down an inflatable chute-part of the routine training by airline crews all over the world.
Assistant editor LEWIS BRONZE Editor BIDDY BAXTER


Unknown: Simon Groom
Unknown: Peter Duncan
Unknown: Janet Ellis
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: Willo the Wisp

Halloween with the voices of KENNETH WILLIAMS
Written and directed by NICK SPARGO


Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Directed By: Nick Spargo

: Sixty Minutes

The News with tonight's Weather and Regional Magazines with Nick Ross , Sally Magnusson and Beverly Anderson
News read by Jan Leeming.
And contributions from The Special Correspondents, Sixty Minutes' own team of humorists, with some less serious observations on the day's events.
Sixty Minutes countdown
5.40 The News
5.53* Regional Magazines
6.15* Weather
6.38* Closing headlines


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Read By: Jan Leeming.

: Doctor Who: Warriors of the Deep: Part 3

A 4-part story by Johnny Byrne
Starring Peter Davison
(Part 4: tomorrow at 6.40pm)
Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


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

: Tomorrow's World

Presented by Maggie Philbin
Kieran Prendiville , Peter Macann and Judith Hann


Presented By: Maggie Philbin
Presented By: Kieran Prendiville
Presented By: Peter MacAnn
Presented By: Judith Hann
Producers: Fiona Holmes
Producers: Martin Mortimore
Producers: David Dugan
Producers: Cynthia Page
Director: Peter Levers
Editor: David Filkin

: Top of the Pops

with Mike Read and Steve Wright.


Presenter: Mike Read
Presenter: Steve Wright
Sound: Bob Foley
Lighting: Bert Postlethwaite
Designer: Paul Trerise
Production: Michael Hurll

: The Living Planet

Next Thursday David Attenborough sets out on a journey of exploration around the world's rich and varied landscapes. Tonight, a preview of the people, the animals, the environments in this unique portrait of the earth.

: Miss Great Britain 1984

Live from The Waldorf Hotel, London, Chris Kelly brings a touch of summer to the drabness of winter by introducing the finalists in this, the first beauty competition of the New Year. In the elegant Palm Court Lounge, 21 beautiful girls are guests and competitors at an attractive cocktail party, during which one lucky contestant will be crowned Miss Great Britain 1984 by the present holder, Rose McGrory.
Being British Heritage Year, the girls will also be seen on location at Leighton Hall, Carnforth, wearing day clothes of their own choice.
Interviewing the finalists, from BBC Midlands Today, is Kay Alexander, while Ray Moore produces all the facts and figures.
Special guests in cabaret: Elena Duran and The Irving Davies Dancers
Musical director LAURIE HOLLOWAY Choreographer IRVING DAVIES
Miss Great Britain is organised by the holiday resort of Morecambe in conjunction with DUTTON-FORSHAW MOTOR GROUP. Lighting JOHN WIGGINS Sound CHRIS HOLCOMBE Designer ANDY DIMOND Producer KEN GRIFFIN


Director: Laurie Holloway
Unknown: Irving Davies
Unknown: Chris Holcombe
Designer: Andy Dimond
Producer: Ken Griffin

: Nine O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley; Weatherman

: Diana

by R. F. DELDERFIELD dramatised in ten parts by ANDREW DAVIES
1: When John Leigh arrives in Devon to live with his relatives, little does he realise how his life is to change - and all because of a chance meeting with Diana Gayelorde-Sutton .
Music composed by STANLEY MYERS Costume designer ROS EBBUTT
Make-up designer SUZAN BROAD Designer PAUL MUNTING


Unknown: R. F. Delderfield
Unknown: Andrew Davies
Unknown: Diana Gayelorde-Sutton
Composed By: Stanley Myers
Designer: Ros Ebbutt
Designer: Suzan Broad
Designer: Paul Munting
Producer: Ken Riddington
Director: David Tucker
Jan: Stephen J. Dean
Uncle Luke: Fred Bryant
Aunt Thirza: June Marlow
Uncle Mark: Jack Watson
Uncle Reuben: Iain Anders
Croker: John Hollis
Diana: Patsy Kensit
Drip: Gillian Raine
Cook: Myrtle Devenish
Mrs Gayelorde-Sutton: Elizabeth Bennett
Mr Gayelorde-Sutton: Harold Innocent
Huntsman: John J Carney
Miss Westcott: Mary Morris

: Question Time

A programme of popular and important debate about the issues foremost in the news and public mind.
Sir Robin Day takes the chair at the Greenwood Theatre in South London with a panel of public personalities, who face a specially invited audience from the general public.
Director ANN MORLEY Producer liz ELTON
11.18 News Headlines


Director: Ann Morley
Producer: Liz Elton
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: European Figure Skating Championships

from Budapest
World Champions JAYNE TORVILL and CHRISTOPHER DEAN and European bronze medallists KAREN BARBER and NICKY SLATER lead Britain's bid for success in Hungary's capital city. ALAN WEEKS reports on the Compulsory Dances, the first, and often crucial, section of the Ice Dance Championship.
The first champion will be crowned tonight after the Ladies' Free Programme. East Germany's KATARINA WITT defends her title from strong Russian and West German competition.
Television presentation by the HUNGARIAN TELEVISION SERVICE Producer JIM RESIDE


Unknown: Jayne Torvill
Unknown: Christopher Dean
Unknown: Karen Barber
Unknown: Nicky Slater
Producer: Jim Reside

: 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.

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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