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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Fern Britton
For regular features see Monday
Plus today: Gardening
Tips from Alan Titchmarsh between
7.30 and 7.45
Pop News between 7.45 and 8.0 Food and Cooking with Glynn Christian between 8.30 and 9.0


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Fern Britton
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Glynn Christian

: Play School

Presenter Brian Jameson Guest Kate Copstick


Presenter: Brian Jameson
Presenter: Guest Kate Copstick

: 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

A taste of traditional Japanese performing arts with the Demon Drummers of Sado, currently on a world tour.

: Bagpuss

A See-Saw programme written by PETER FIRMIN and OLIVER POSTGATE
Bagpuss, an old cloth cat, lives with his friends in the window of Emily's shop ... where anything can happen.


Written By: Peter Firmin
Written By: Oliver Postgate
Music By: Sandra Kerr
Music By: John Faulkner

: Star Movie: Robert Mitchum in Rachel and the Stranger

with William Holden, Loretta Young

Set in the rough, early pioneering days of the west, this is the tale of three people: Big Davey, a widowed farmer who seeks a new mother for his small son; Rachel, a bondswoman, whom he buys and marries strictly in order to preserve the proper decencies; and Jim Fairways, a drifter whose attraction to Rachel leads Big Davey to realise his true feelings...


Screenplay: Waldo Salt
Producer: Richard Berger
Director: Norman Foster
Rachel: Loretta Young
Big Davey: William Holden
Jim Fairways: Robert Mitchum
Little Davey: Gary Gray
Parson Jackson: Tom Tully
Mrs Jackson: Sara Haden
Mr Green: Frank Ferguson
Gallus: Walter Baldwin
Mrs Green: Regina Wallace

: Cartoons

: Magic Roundabout

English version written and told by Eric Thompson.


Created by: Serge Danot
Writer/Narrator: Eric Thompson

: Play School: It's Friday

The wind is blowing very hard, Rushing around in the backyard Presenter Chloe Ashcroft Guest lain Lauchlan
Story: Titch. Written and illustrated by PAT HUTCHINS
Musical director CHRIS WALKER Percussionist PETER BEAMENT Graphics TOM BROOKS Designer DON GILES


Presenter: Chloe Ashcroft
Illustrated By: Pat Hutchins
Director: Chris Walker
Director: Percussionist Peter Beament
Director: Graphics Tom Brooks
Designer: Don Giles
Director: Auson Stewart
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Jackanory

with Norman Beaton
Jet, a Gift to the Family by GEOFFREY KILNER. Today: part 5
Adapted by pauline CARTER Pictures by ANDY CARROLL Designer JO DAY


Unknown: Norman Beaton
Unknown: Geoffrey Kilner.
Adapted By: Pauline Carter
Unknown: Andy Carroll
Designer: Jo Day
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: David Bell

: Captain Zep-Space Detective

A series of six programmes starring
3: The Small Planet of Secrets by COLIN BENNETT
Test your powers of observation against those of the students of the SOLVE Academy while you watch the dramatic adventure of Captain Zep in space. Stay alert and take notes.
There are special SOLVE logos to be won for those who can answer Captain Zep's final questions.
Case No 3: Spaceship Zep One is in trouble. The steer veer breaks down and Captain Zep is forced to splash down on the nearest planet The people on Planet X are dying. They've run out of water. The old President Harry Houston knows the whereabouts of some secret supplies but he is assassinated just as ... Who is responsible and can the people be saved. Illustrators TREVOR goring , PETER JONES Graphic designer RAY OGDEN Director MICHAEL FORTE
To claim your SOLVE logo and certificate send your answers, together with a large stamped addressed envelope, to Captain
Zep, BBC Television, London [Postcode removed]


Unknown: Colin Bennett
Unknown: Harry Houston
Unknown: Trevor Goring
Unknown: Peter Jones
Designer: Ray Ogden
Director: Michael Forte
Producer: Christopher Pilkington
Captain Zep: Richard Morant
Professor Vana: Tracey Childs
Jason Brown: Ben Ellison

: The Secret of Steel City

The last of an adventure in three parts based on a JULES VERNE story
Marcel Zodiac has been sent as a spy to Steel City. Then, disguised as a man called Moltke, he got a job as chief designer to Professor Janus who he finds has constructed a long-range gun that he intends to fire on Fortuna - where Marcel's family live. Story told by James Laurenson
Presented by DAPHNE JONES


Unknown: Marcel Zodiac
Told By: James Laurenson
Presented By: Daphne Jones
Produced By: Czechoslovak Telexport

: Sixty Minutes

The News with tonight's Weather and Regional Magazines
Presented by Sarah Kennedy and Beverly Anderson
News read by Richard Whitmore
Contributions from The Special Correspondents, Sixty Minutes' own team ot humorists.
Your countdown through Sixty Minutes
5.40 The News
5.54* Weather
5.55* Regional Magazines
6.38* Closing headlines


Presented By: Sarah Kennedy
Read By: Richard Whitmore

: Doctor Who: The Twin Dilemma: Part 2

Starring Colin Baker
A four-part story by Anthony Steven


The Doctor: Colin Baker
Writer: Anthony Steven
Title music composed By: Ron Grainer
Script editor: Eric Saward
Designer: Valerie Warrender
Producer: John Nathan-Turner
Director: Peter Moffatt

: The Swarm

The feature film starring
Michael Caine leads an all-star cast as an entomologist assigned by the White House to avert a national disaster. A plague of killer bees headed for Houston have already claimed their first victims at an Air Force missile base in Texas. Further victims follow as scientists and generals fight desperately to contain and halt the deadly advance of the swarm.
Screenplay by STIRLING siluphant
Based on a novel by ARTHUR HERZOG
Produced and directed by IRWIN ALLEN


Unknown: Michael Caine
Play By: Stirling Siluphant
Novel By: Arthur Herzog
Directed By: Irwin Allen
Brad Crane: Michael Caine
Helena: Katharine Ross
General Slater: Richard Widmark
Dr Hubbard: Richard Chamberlain
Dr Krim: Henry Fonda
Maureen Schuster: Olivia De Havilland
Felix: Ben Johnson
Anne MacGregor: Lee Grant
Dr Andrews: Jose Ferrer
Rita: Patty Duke Astin
Jud Hawkins: Slim Pickens
Major Baker: Fred MacMurray
General Thompson: Cameron Mitchell
Paul Durant: Christian Juttner
Dr Newman: Morgan Paull
Dr Martinez: Alejandro Rey
Pete Harris: Don 'Red' Barry
Mrs Durant: Doria Cook
Mr Durant: Robert Varney

: Nine O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley
Weekend Weather BILL GILES

: World Figure Skating Chamoionships

from Canada
The Original Set Pattern Dance
'Superb in concept, brilliant in execution.... the most original OSP in history.'
Will the experts finally run out of superlatives when the strains of Rimsky-Korsakov echo around the Civic Centre in Ottawa as JAYNE TORVILL and CHRISTOPHER DEAN perform their stunning paso doble routine? The Pairs Free Programme
Despite East German and American efforts to topple the favourites, Soviet domination of pairs skating continues with new Olympic Champions ELENA VALOVA and OLEG VASSILIEV. Commentator ALAN WEEKS
Introduced by DESMOND LYNAM TV presentation crv and JIM RESIDE


Unknown: Oleg Vassiliev.
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam

: Potter

written by ROY CLARKE , starring
The Vicar tells Potter that the church needs a new boiler. Potter, with all his experience, has an immediate plan to raise the necessary funds.
Designer PAUL ALLEN. Produced and directed by BERNARD THOMPSON


Written By: Roy Clarke
Designer: Paul Allen.
Directed By: Bernard Thompson
Redvers Potter: Robin Bailey
the Vicar: Wit John Barron
Aileen: Noël Dyson
Tolly: John Warner
Diana: Honor Shepherd
Jane: Brenda Cowling
Enderby: Terence Longdon
Photographer: John Colclough
Motorist: Robin Wentworth
Motorist's wife: Lala Lloyd
Band: Verwood Concert Brass

: The Late Film: Pursued

Robert Mitchum , Teresa Wright
The prairie lands of New Mexico at the turn of the century: Medora Callum raises orphan Jeb Rand as her own. But because of a childhood trauma, Jeb is unable to return her affection. When lonely Jeb falls in love with Medora's daughter, he sparks off a disastrous chain of destruction and revenge, in this chilling Western.
Screenplay by NIVEN BUSCH


Unknown: Robert Mitchum
Unknown: Teresa Wright
Unknown: Jeb Rand
Play By: Niven Busch
Produced By: Milton Sperling
Directed By: Raoul Walsh
Thorley Callum: Teresa Wright
Jeb Rand: Robert Mitchum
Medora Callum: Judith Anderson
Grant Callum: Dean Jagger
Jake Dingle: Alan Hale
Adam Callum: John Rodney
Prentice McComber: Harry Carey Jr
Sergeant: Clifton Young

About this project

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.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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