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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 and Phone-in between 8.30 and 9.0


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

: Animal Marvels

Six programmes with Tony Soper * Migration
The magical mystery tours of many animals span the globe. Swallows fly a distance equivalent to the moon and hack several times during their lifetime, and they will return to the same nest site year after year.
What are the advantages of jet-setting? What kind of navigational clues do intercontinental travellers use?
TONY SOPER follows our swallows south to see where they spend the winter.
Film editor RON MARTIN Producer JOHN SPARKS BBC Bristol


Unknown: Tony Soper
Unknown: Tony Soper
Editor: Ron Martin
Producer: John Sparks

: Play School

Presenter Floella Benjamin Guests Fraser Wilson
Richard Brown , Martin Frith


Presenter: Floella Benjamin
Presenter: Guests Fraser Wilson
Unknown: Richard Brown
Unknown: Martin Frith

: Gharbar

Today a portrait of a Sikh family. PARVEEN MIRZA talks to CHARANJIT SINGH GHURA , his wife SURINDER KAUR and their two sons about what it means to them to be Sikh in presently Britain.
SURINDER KAUR ghura, an accomPlished singer, rounds off the programme by singing a shabad accom
Panied by her sons APINDER and KHUSHNINDER.
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Charanjit Singh Ghura
Unknown: Surinder Kaur
Producer: Krishan Gould

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale Weather JIM BACON


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Weather Jim Bacon

: Regional News

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

: Pebble Mill at One

Presented by Donny MacLeod , Marian Foster and Paul Coia , with cooking from The Rev John Eley.
Book, The Cooking Canon, £1.25 from booksellers


Presented By: Donny MacLeod
Presented By: Paul Coia
Unknown: John Eley.

: Bod

A See-Saw programme
Written and produced by MICHAEL COLE


Unknown: John Le Mesurier
Unknown: Maggie Henderson
Unknown: David Yates
Music By: Derek Griffiths
Produced By: Michael Cole

: That Was The Year

The King declares war on Parliament and the Queen tries to pawn the Crown Jewels ... a 19-year-old French student invents the pocket calculator ... a poodle is promoted to Major-General.
Chris Serle takes a modern look at the news bulletins of the past - with Judy Merry , John Mundy and Dr John Morrill.
Director MIKE HEALEY Producer david BROWN BBC Manchester


Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Judy Merry
Unknown: John Mundy
Unknown: Dr John Morrill.
Director: Mike Healey
Producer: David Brown

: Star Movie: Katharine Hepburn in Quality Street

Based on the play by JAMES BARRIE with Franchot Tone
Fay Bainter , Eric Blore
In Quality Street, a decorous thoroughfare in early 19th-century England, a man's footsteps echo in the hearts of its resident spinsters. Young Phoebe Throssel falls in love with dashing Captain Valentine Brown , who is soon off to the Napoleonic Wars. Ten years later he returns and Phoebe, having waited for him, sees herself as an 'old maid' and takes desperate measures to try to win him back.
. Films: page 15


Play By: James Barrie
Unknown: Franchot Tone
Unknown: Fay Bainter
Unknown: Eric Blore
Unknown: Phoebe Throssel
Unknown: Captain Valentine Brown
Unknown: Mortimer Offner
Unknown: Allan Scott
Produced By: Pandro S. Berman
Directed By: George Stevens
Phoebe Throssel: Katharine Hepburn
Valentine Brown: ,franchot Tone
Susan Throssel: Fay Bainter
Sergeant: Eric Blore
Patty: Cora Witherspoon
Mary Willoughby: Estelle Winwood
Fanny Willoughby: Helena Grant
Henrietta Turnbull: Florence Lake
Isabella: Bonita Granville

: Play School: It's Wednesday

Presenter Ben Bazell
Guests Roy Kinnear , Sarah Long Story: The Kind Elephant by PAT GIBSON


Presenter: Ben Bazell
Unknown: Guests Roy Kinnear
Unknown: Pat Gibson

: Jackanory

with Christopher Guard The Phantom Tollbooth by NORTON JUSTER
3: Down with Silence!

: Grandad

The last in a series by BOB BLOCK starring Clive Dunn
The parrot's poorly! How can Grandad and Bert make him better?
Devised by CUVE DUNN Lighting DEREK FAWLEY Designer JOHN BONE


Unknown: Clive Dunn
Producer: Jeremy Swan
Grandad: Clive Dunn
Mr Watkins: Geoffrey Russell
Bert Bamford: James Marcus
Miss Crampton: Helen Cotterill
Captain the parrot: Beau
Mr Carter: John D Collins
Mr Morton: Michael Sheard

: Think of a Number

with Johnny Ball
This week Johnny decides to Say it with Numbers. He whistles for the thistle sifter, finds out how a turtle draws and even meets a computer that talks back. So, in a few words -sag a teat in front of the belly.
Producer ALBERT BARBER. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Johnny Ball
Written By: Johnny Ball
Music: Peter Moss
Designer: Graeme Thomson
Director: Tim Byford
Producer: Albert Barber.

: Sixty Minutes

The News with tonight's Weather and Regional Magazines
Nick Ross, Sarah Kennedy and Sally Magnusson present the issues of the hour and some stories with a smile - a lively mix of news, views and topical features from Britain and around the world including national and international news read by Richard Whitmore.
Sixty Minutes reporters travel far and wide to bring you the people and the places that are making the news, at home and abroad.
And contributions from The Special Correspondents, Sixty Minutes' own team of humorists, with some less serious observations on the day's events. Your countdown through Sixty Minutes
5.40 The News
5.54* Weather
5.55* Regional Magazines
6.38* Closing headlines


Unknown: Sarah Kennedy
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Read By: Richard Whitmore.

: Harty

Join Russell Harty and his guests in London's Greenwood Theatre for TV's liveliest half-hour.
Director RON ISTED


Unknown: Join Russell Harty
Unknown: Greenwood Theatre
Director: Ron Isted
Producer: Jon Plowman
Editor: Tom Guiteridge

: Medical Express

Presented by Jill Cochrane , Nigel Farrell , Dr Michael O'Donnell
This weekly magazine brings stories from the world of health-care to help you and your family keep fit and feel better.
Among this week's stories, the puzzling facts about strokes, and why we're having fewer of them.
Assistant producer FANNY prior Studio director JULIE HARRUP Editor DICK GILUNG
For further information send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Medical Express, BBC Television Centre, London [Postcode removed]


Presented By: Jill Cochrane
Presented By: Nigel Farrell
Presented By: Dr Michael O'Donnell
Director: Julie Harrup
Editor: Dick Gilung

: Taxi

I Wanna be Around


Alex: Judd Hirsch
Louie: Danny Devito
Elaine: Marilu Henner
Tony: Tony Danza
Latka: Andy Kaufman
Jim: Christopher Lloyd
Jeff: J Alan Thomas

: Cockles

A six-part series by DOUGLAS LIVINGSTONE. Starring
5: Davy Jones 's Locker
'Davy Jones 's Locker. The biggest Sea World complex on the British coast. Revitalise Cocklesea it will. Pity that only the toilets got built....'
Music composed and conducted by MARC WILKINSON. Make-up designer GILLIAN THOMAS Outside broadcast sound IAN LEIPER Designer CHRIS EDWARDS


Unknown: Douglas Livingstone.
Unknown: Davy Jones
Unknown: Davy Jones
Conducted By: Marc Wilkinson.
Designer: Gillian Thomas
Unknown: Ian Leiper
Designer: Chris Edwards
Producer: Ruth Boswell.
Director: Tony Virgo
Arthur Dumpton: James Grout
Gloria du Bois: Joan Sims
Jacques du Bois: Norman Rodway
Sergeant Naughton: Bernard Hepton
Mabel Gutteridge: Jane Lowe
Emma: Elizabeth Edmonds
George: Tim Wylton
Madam Rosa: Fanny Carby
Ted Smiler: Bert Parnaby
Desmond Highcliff: Julian Curry
Davy Gutteridge: Godfrey James
Jenkins-Jones DAVID: Lloyd Meredith
Trevor Patch: John Jardine
Frank Furrow: Kevin Lloyd
June: Shirin Taylor
Reporter: Spencer Banks

: Nine O'Clock News

with John Humphrys ; Weatherman


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Barbra Streisand: A Film is Born

Written and presented by Iain Johnstone
In 1968 Barbra Streisand was sent a short story written by Nobel Prize -winner Isaac Bashevis Singer. In 1983 she finally completed the film of that story - Yentl. She starred in it, directed for the first time, produced and co-wrote it. It was the culmination of a 15-year fight to persuade people to invest in a project she 'passionately believed in' but which no-one else did.
In the summer of 1982 she began filming and allowed BBC cameras to observe her at work. In a candid interview with Iain Johnstone she revealed for the first time her doubts and insecurities about this mammoth undertaking. The programme includes extracts and musical numbers from the completed film.
FEATURE: page 14


Subject: Barbra Streisand
Writer/Presenter: Iain Johnstone
Film Editor: Les Filby
Producer: Jane Lush

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Harry Carpenter
International Athletics from Cosford GB v GDR
The British athletes will be anxious to make a good showing against the strongest track and field nation in Europe. Seventeen-year-old ADE MAFE, who broke the British record for 200 metres at Cosford two weeks ago, makes his international debut alongside the experienced CAMERON SHARP, MARK HOLTOM and SHIRLEY STRONG. Commentators DAVID COLEMAN
_RON PICKERING, STUART STOREY International Boxing from the Royal Albert Hall, London West Ham's MARK KAYLOR tops the bill in the Barrett/Duff promotion, en route to a possible middleweight showdown with former European Champion TONY SIBSON. Kaylor hopes to make amends for his last performance, when he was disqualified for hitting after the bell - his only defeat so far in 25 professional fights. Plus news and results from tonight's FA Cup Fourth Round replays.
TV presentation: Athletics JOHN SHREWSBURY Boxing BOB DUNCAN. Producer ROGER MOODY Editor JOHN rowlinson
(Athletics organised by the BAAB in association with HFC Trust and Savings Ltd)


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter
Commentators: David Coleman

: News headlines

: The Rockford Files

starring James Garner
The Deep Blue Sleep


Unknown: James Garner

: 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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