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: Ceefax AM

starts your day with half-an-hour of news, sport, weather and travel available to all viewers, whether or not they have teletext sets.

: Breakfast Time

Frank Bough and Fern Britton are the ' I Breakfast Time hosts to people and personalities
- making the headlines.
Daily timetable:
News with Debbie Rix (Fern Britton, Tues, Wed) 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 and 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 and 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
Record and cassette, Russell Grant 's Zodiac Jukebox (REH/ZCR 491) from retailers


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Fern Britton
Unknown: Debbie Rix
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: David Icke
Unknown: Russell Grant
Unknown: Diana Moran
Unknown: Shine Audrey Eyton
Unknown: Russell Grant

: Mind How You Go

Presented by Jimmy Savile OBE
A series of ten programmes about preventing road accidents. 6:M for Motorway


Presented By: Jimmy Savile

: Gardeners' World

Shades of Summer: Jenkyn Place
Gerald and Patricia Coke give plant collector Roy Lancaster and Graham Rose of the Sunday Times an insight into their approach to the creation of a wonderful garden.
Production assistant JEAN LAUGHTON
Producer JOHN KENYON. BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: Jean Laughton
Producer: John Kenyon.

: Songs of Praise

Remembering seaside visits

: Play School

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


Presenter: Chris Tranchell
Unknown: Shireen Shah
Unknown: Lionel Morton
Unknown: Lionel Morton

: 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 from the foyer.
Editor PETER HERCOMBE. BBC Pebble Mill


Editor: Peter Hercombe.

: The Flumps

A See-Saw programme

: See Hear!

Presenting news, views and entertainment for the deaf or hard of hearing, with sign language and subtitles.

: Dynasty

From Denver, Colorado, Blake Carrington controls his vast international oil empire with ruthless determination. But he is not quite so successful in his private life.


Unknown: Blake Carrington
Written By: Richard Shapiro
Unknown: Esther Shapiro
Director: Ralph Senensky
Blake Carrington: John Forsythe
: Pamela Sue Martin
Steven: Al Corley
Matthew: Bo Hopkins
Krystle: Linda Evans
Andre: Peter Mark Richman
Michael: Wayne Northrop
Lindsay: Katy Kurtzman
Claudia: Pamela Bellwood
Walter: Dale Robertson

: Bugs Bunny Double Bill

Shiska Bugs
Prince Violent

: The Amazing Adventures of Morph

The Cowboys
Introduced by Tony Hart
Animation series with Morph and his friends in their under-the-table world.


Introduced By: Tony Hart
Unknown: David Sproxton
Producer: Patrick Dowling

: Play School: It's Monday

He's after your fingers, He's after your toes, Who is He?
Presenter Carol Chell
Guest Andrew Secombe Story: The Icy Scarecrow by JACQUI MUNDAY
Illustrated by JOANNA ISLES Director PIPPA DYSON


Presenter: Carol Chell
Unknown: Guest Andrew Secombe
Unknown: Jacqui Munday
Illustrated By: Joanna Isles
Director: Pippa Dyson

: Jackanory

with Tony Aitken
The Brontosaurus Birthday Cake written by ROBERT MCCRUM
'Bobby and his family watched in astonishment. "It's alive," said his father and twitched his moustache with annoyance. "I think we should call the police."'


Unknown: Tony Aitken
Written By: Robert McCrum
Unknown: Michael Foreman

: Finders Keepers

Quizmaster Richard Stilgoe with this week's Mystery Guest
Have you ever met a Pentadactyl? Are you good at anagrams?
If so, would you like to win a BBC computer?
If the answer to all three questions is yes, join teams from
Woodville School, Leatherhead and Holwell School,
Welwyn Garden City to play Finders Keepers
Format devised by ROBERT GOULD Designer STEPHEN MELLOR Producer ian OUVER


Unknown: Richard Stilgoe
Unknown: Robert Gould
Designer: Stephen Mellor

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom Peter Duncan and Janet Ellis Ski Monday!
Peter reports from the French Alps where 232 12 to 18-year-olds have been competing in the 1984 British Junior Ski Championships.
Who will be the Ingemar Stenmark ot the future?
Assistant editor Lewis Bronze Editor Biddy Baxter
A BBC videobook, Blue Peter Makes ... (BBCV 9007); from retailers.


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

: Sixty Minutes

The News and tonight's Weather with Nick Ross , Sally Magnusson and Beverly Anderson
News read by Richard Whitmore 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 with Chris Denham Sixty Minutes reporters:
HUGH SCULLY with the Watchdog unit; and The Special Correspondents.
Countdown through Sixty Minutes:
5.40 The News
5.54* Weather
5.55* Regional Magazines
6.38* Closing headlines


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Mike Neville
Unknown: Look North
Unknown: Ken Cooper
Unknown: Harry Gration
Unknown: Mike Smartt
Unknown: Judith Stamper
Unknown: Alan Towers
Unknown: Kay Alexander
Unknown: Graham Purches
Unknown: Gerald Haycock
Unknown: Carpenter Gillian Miles
Unknown: Chris Vacher
Unknown: Bruce Parker
Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Chris Denham
Unknown: Bob Wellings
Unknown: Bernard Falk
Unknown: Philip Tibenham
Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Nick Woolley
Unknown: Fran Morrison
Unknown: Patti Coldwell
Unknown: Laurie Mayer
Unknown: John Hitchins
Unknown: John Mountford
Unknown: Michael Wale
Unknown: Susannah Greenberg
Unknown: Maggie Nelson
Unknown: Hugh Scully

: LONDON Rosie

The second of seven programmes written by ROY CLARKE starring Paul Greenwood as Rosie and Tony Haygarth as PC Wilmot Arresting Gordon by Instalments
Englebert summons assistance and finds Rosie and Wilmot's response a mite embarrassing. SOUTH WEST
Beauty of the Bog
Andrew Cooper sets out to explore the hidden world of a Dartmoor bog. SOUTH
Dorsetmen Dennis Skillicorn visits the county town of Dorchester and meets Bob Walker , the Town Crier. Then he travels to the Great Steam Working. WEST RPM
The rock magazine show where almost anything can happen.
Presented by Andy Batten-Foster with Mike Jenner MIDLANDS Keen Types
Presented by Don Maclean and Kathy Rochford.
This week they meet Helpers: a motorbike club; a group looking after stray dogs and cats; and volunteers helping the disabled. EAST
The Sandringham Trials. Part 2
Follows three competitors at the 1983 Norwich Union Horse Driving Trials. Reporter Susanne Hall
John Mundy , Janice Long , Mike Sweeney and Sheila McClennon present entertainment, music and advice in the show for all who feel young. NORTH EAST Heroes
Tonight's guest is Britain's best-selling writer Catherine Cookson in conversation with Eric Robson. NORTH
The Pennine Challenge
In the second of four programmes the four young people walking the Pennine Way settle into their stride with Harmony in the Limestone Dales.


Written By: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Paul Greenwood
Unknown: Tony Haygarth
Unknown: Andrew Cooper
Unknown: Dorsetmen Dennis Skillicorn
Unknown: Bob Walker
Presented By: Andy Batten-Foster
Presented By: Don MacLean
Presented By: Kathy Rochford.
Reporter: Susanne Hall
Unknown: John Mundy
Unknown: Janice Long
Unknown: Mike Sweeney
Unknown: Sheila McClennon
Unknown: Catherine Cookson
Unknown: Eric Robson.

: The Dukes of Hazzard

starring Byron Cherry as Coy Christopher Mayer as Vance Catherine Bach as Daisy Denver Pyle as Uncle Jesse Sonny Shroyer as Enos Ben Jones as Cooter
James Best as Sheriff Rosco Coltrane Sorrell Booke as Boss Hogg Witness: Jesse Duke
Uncle Jesse is caught in the middle of a jewellery store robbery and loses his sight when knocked to the ground.


Unknown: Byron Cherry
Unknown: Christopher Mayer
Unknown: Vance Catherine Bach
Unknown: Daisy Denver Pyle
Unknown: Jesse Sonny Shroyer
Unknown: Enos Ben Jones
Unknown: Rosco Coltrane
Unknown: Sorrell Booke
Unknown: Boss Hogg
Unknown: Jesse Duke
Unknown: Uncle Jesse
Written By: Bruce Howard
Directed By: Hollingsworth Morse

: The Thorn Birds

COLLEEN MCCULLOUGH 'S best-selling novel adapted for television in five parts. starring
4: The Muellers give Maggie the gift of a holiday on Matlock Island in the Great Barrier Reef. In this idyllic setting she tries to piece together her life when quite unexpectedly Ralph arrives unable to leave Australia without seeing her again.
(Part 5 next Sunday evening)


Unknown: Colleen McCullough
Ralph de Bricassart: Richard Chamberlain
Meggie Cleary: Rachel Ward
Fiona Cleary: Jean Simmons
Contini-Verchese: Christopher Plummer
Luke O'Neill: Bryan Brown
Justine: Mare Winningham
Rainer: Ken Howard
Luddie Mueller: Earl Holliman
Anne Mueller: Piper Laurie
Dane: Philip Anglim
Jack Cleary: Stephan Burns
Bob Cleary: Brett Cullen
Mrs Smith: Allyn Ann McLerie
Judy: Stephanie Faracy
Beerbarrel Pete: Barry Corbin

: The Main News

with Sue Lawley; Weatherman

: The Hollywood Greats

Barry Norman presents profiles of three popular Hollywood stars. 2: Henry Fonda
With personal comments from James Stewart and Jack Lemmon , actors Susan Blanchard , third wife Afdera Fonda , fourth wife
Joshua Logan , Sidney Lumet ,
John Houseman and Mark Rydell , directors
Film editor JOHN LEE
Executive producer BARRY BROWN Producer MARGARET SHARP


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Henry Fonda
Unknown: James Stewart
Unknown: Jack Lemmon
Unknown: Susan Blanchard
Unknown: Afdera Fonda
Unknown: Joshua Logan
Unknown: Sidney Lumet
Unknown: John Houseman
Unknown: Mark Rydell
Editor: John Lee
Producer: Barry Brown
Producer: Margaret Sharp

: The Plane That Fell from the Sky

On 4 April 1979 a Boeing 727 with 89 people on board went out of control and plummeted 33,000 feet in 44 terrifying seconds. Just two seconds from crashing the pilots regained control. But why did it happen?
CBS correspondent Bill Kurtis brought together the passengers and crew to re-create the near disaster— and to ask why, nearly five years later, there is still bitter argument about why Flight 841 fell out of the sky.


Unknown: Bill Kurtis

: News Headlines

: Toni Basil Tape 2

The first showing on BBC1 of the second special starring American singer, dancer and choreographer, Toni Basil.
Toni brings her own explosive video style to the American approach to dance, and takes her 'pink poodles' for 'walkies' of a musical kind. Special guest Janet Brown
Produced and directed by ALAN WALSH
BBC Manchester


Unknown: Toni Basil.
Unknown: Janet Brown
Designer: Dugald Findlay
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.

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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