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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
For timetable of regular features see Monday Plus today:
Top 20 Work Out with the Green God dess, Diana Moran at 7.25
Food and Cooking with Glynn Christian between 8.30 and 9.0 Ask Alison: your phone-in to
Alison Mitchell on money matters


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Green God
Unknown: Diana Moran
Unknown: Glynn Christian

: Craft of the Weaver

Five programmes in which leading handweavers demonstrate their techniques and discuss their ideas, with a look at weaving past and present.
Presented by ANN SUTTON 4 2: Cloth '
Book (same title), £9.75 hardback, 97.50 paperback, from booksellers


Presented By: Ann Sutton
Producer: Anna Jackson

: Play School

Presenter Elizabeth Watts Guests
Michael Balfour , Wayne Jackman


Presenter: Elizabeth Watts
Unknown: Michael Balfour
Unknown: Wayne Jackman
Director: Alison Stewart

: 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

: Chock-a-Block

A See-Saw programme with FRED HARRIS
Today it's the Chockabloke who puts the block into Chockablock's block slot and rocks the Rockablocks to find words that ring Chockablock's rhyme chime.
Music PETER GOSLING Designer


Unknown: Fred Harris
Music: Peter Gosling
Unknown: Mary Penley
Producer: Michael Cole

: The Cheltenham Festival

JULIAN WILSON introduces the first of three days' coverage of the National Hunt meeting.
2.15 The Waterford Crystal
Supreme Novices' Hurdle Race (2m)
2.50 The Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeplechase (2m)
(Further coverage continues on BBC2)


Introduces: Julian Wilson

: Budget 84-A Sixty Minutes Special

David Dimbleby introduces Nigel Lawson 's first Budget, with comment and analysis from economist Peter Oppenheimer and chartered accountant
Philip Hardman.
Sir Robin Day assesses the Westminster reaction to the Chancellor's statement with leading politicians.
Richard Whitmore , with the help of the BBC computer and the Institute for Fiscal Studies, analyses the effects of the measures on industry, tax payers and consumers.
From the Stock Exchange, Nick Clarke reports on the City's view of the Budget with Dr Paul Neild , chief economist of stockbrokers Phillips and Drew. From Aston Science Park in the West Midlands, Nicholas Woolley finds out what it will mean for industry and Sally Magnusson will be getting the first reaction from the traditional victims of Budget Day-motorists, smokers and drinkers.
Sixty Minutes Editor DAVID LLOYD
* Budget facts and figures on Ceefax page 101
18 FEATURE: page 3


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Nigel Lawson
Unknown: Peter Oppenheimer
Unknown: Philip Hardman.
Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Dr Paul Neild
Unknown: Nicholas Woolley
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Director: Victor Melleney
Producer: Richard Tait
Editor: David Lloyd

: Sixty Minutes

presented by Nick Ross and Sarah Kennedy with Sally Magnusson
Main details of today's Budget measures from Richard Whitmore , interviews with leading politicians and reaction from around the country from the people most affected by the Chancellor's statement.
The rest of the day's news read by Moira Stuart
Timetable for Budget Day
6.14* Weather
6.15* Regional Magazines
6.38* The Budget in Brief
Closing news summary read by MOIRA STUART
(For regional details see Monday)


Presented By: Nick Ross
Presented By: Sarah Kennedy
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Read By: Moira Stuart
Read By: Moira Stuart

: Harty

Tonight Russell's guests live at the Greenwood Theatre include actress Katherine Helmond , better known as Jessica Tate in Soap. He also finds out what hidden secrets the faces of his guests reveal with Chinese face reader Lailan Young. Plus the best in music and Russell's usual collection ot the unusual.


Unknown: Katherine Helmond
Unknown: Jessica Tate
Reader: Lailan Young.

: The District Nurse

A serial in 12 episodes with Nerys Hughes as Megan Episode 10 by GWENLYN PARRY
By moving into Gwen and David's cottage Megan has caused the tongues to start wagging again. Maybe her participation in a community event -The Brass Band competition - will help restore her flagging reputation.....
Script editor TONY HOLLAND Producer JULIA SMITH
Director GEORGE P. OWEN. BBC Wales


Unknown: Nerys Hughes
Unknown: Gwenlyn Parry
Music By: David Mindel
Designer: Gerald Murphy
Editor: Tony Holland
Producer: Julia Smith
Gwen: Margaret John
David: John Ogwen
Dylan: Ian Saynor
Will Hopkin: Ernest Evans
Ray Cornet: Gareth Armstrong
Chairman: William Ingram
Hon secretary: Len Mayo
Twm Tonic: Ralph Hamer
Bands: Parc And Dare Band

: A Question of Sport

Bill Beaumont and Emlyn Hughes captain two teams of sporting celebrities.
Questionmaster David Coleman tests their knowledge of the greatest - and the funniest - moments in sport. And for viewers at home, the third of six mystery guests attempts to hide his identity. For the competition winners, visits to two major sporting events of their choice.
Producer MIKE ADLEY. BBC Manchester


Unknown: Emlyn Hughes
Unknown: David Coleman
Director: Peter Hayward
Producer: Mike Adley.

: Dallas

When the Bough Breaks
More paternity problems for Sue Ellen when she leaves hospital to face J.R. and Peter -who would have been the proud father? Meanwhile, Bobby presses Jenna for an answer to the same question, but has Katherine found Jenna's Achilles, heel in Naldo Marchetta ? Mark takes a trip and demands an answer from Pam on his return....
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: Sue Ellen
Unknown: Naldo Marchetta
Written By: Leonard Katzman
Directed By: Nick Havinga
Ellie Ewing: Barbara Bel Geddes
Bobby: Patrick Duffy
Sue Ellen: Linda Gray
J R: Larry Hagman
Pam: Victoria Principal
Katherine: Morgan Brittany
Jenna: Priscilla Beaulieu Presley
Mark Graison: John Beck
Count Marchetta: Daniel Pilon
Peter: Christopher Atkins

: Nine O'clock News

with Sue Lawley and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weatherman


Unknown: Sue Lawley

: The Budget

The Chancellor of the Exchequer The Rt Hon
Nigel Lawson , mp for the Government
(Also on BBC2 at 10.35 pm)


Unknown: Nigel Lawson

: Play for Today: Desert of Lies

by HOWARD BRENTON with and Lost in the Kalahari. The fortunes of two expeditions become mysteriously linked in the same desolate stretch of the wilderness. In the struggle to survive, will two opposing kinds of idealism share the same fate - more than a century apart?
Music composed by JOHN CHOWNING Lighting director SAM BARCLAY Designer STUART WALKER
« FEATURE: page 4
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: Howard Brenton
Composed By: John Chowning
Director: Sam Barclay
Designer: Stuart Walker
Produced By: Michael Wearing
Directed By: Piers Haggard
Sue: Cherie Lunghi
Jake: Mick Ford
George: Tim Wylton
Abel Broom: Tom Bell
Isaiah Broom: Terence Rigby
Sarah Broom: Elizabeth Bell
Sylveste: Louis Mahoney
Bushmen: John Matshikiza
Bushmen: Rufus Sefothoma
Esther Broom: Elizabeth Anson
Jonah Broom: Mel Warren
Susannah Broom: Samantha Lewis
Danie 1 Broom: Toby Scopes
Hosea Broom: Niklaus Cashman
Newspaper editor: Paul Jesson
South African official: Peter Cartwright
People at party: Nicola Wright
People at party: Robin Hayter
People at party: Joanna Lane
People at party: Nicholas Frankau
People at party: Jane Myerson
People at party: Ian Michie
People at party: Sara-Heliane Elliot
People at party: Craig Crosbie
People at party: Barry Stearn
Missionary secretary: Michael Bilton

: The Rockford Files

starring one of television's most popular private eyes.
The Reincarnation of Angie
A search for the devoted brother of a justifiably anxious sister has Jim hazed by hoodlum and law alike.


Jim Rockford: James Garner
Joseph Rockford: Noah Beery
Angie: Elayne Heilveil
Sherm Whitlaw: David Huddleston
Susan: Sharon Spelman
Agent Shore: Wayne Tippit
Tom Perris: Eugene Peterson
Bettingen: Charles Siebert

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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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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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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