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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

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


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

: Battle of the Planets

A cartoon series of science fiction adventure stories
Magnetic Attraction
A monstrous round spaceship, a mysterious, black, self-contained world from outer space, lands on Earth. All ordinary defences are powerless against it ...

: Look Back with Noakes

John Noakes and Shep review the adventures of the Go with Noakes series.
From Queensferry to Whitby
Shore-leave in the north east and a lesson in shepherding for the ship's dog.
BBC Manchester


Unknown: John Noakes
Producer: David Brown

: Mighty Mouse

Perils of Pearl Pureheart

: Why Don't You?

Switch off your television set and go out and do something less boring instead?
Your ideas, games and activities presented by the children of the Bristol Why Don't You....? Gang.
Series producer PETER CHARLTON
Please send your ideas to Why Don't You....?, BBC, Whiteladies Road, Bristol [Postcode removed]: but if you want a reply please enclose sae


Producer: Hilary Murphy
Producer: Peter Charlton

: Ivor the Engine



Unknown: Oliver Postgate

: Play School

: News After Noon

Richard Whitmore , Sandi Marshall Weather BILL GILES
12.57 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Sandi Marshall
Unknown: Weather Bill Giles

: Pebble Mill at One

Paul Coia goes sand yacht racing on Blackpool Beach. And music in the foyer is by Gene Pitney.


Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: Gene Pitney.

: Fingerbobs

A See-Saw programme

: Animal Magic

Goes Down to Earth Introduced by Johnny Morris and Terry Nutkins Another chance to see Johnny and Terry's adventure when, magically reduced in size to only two inches high, they are lost in the long grass beside a farm pond. Coming face to face with frogs, water voles, herons, pond insects and many other animals, they find that life, when you're the size of a mouse, is a battle for survival.
Director JOHN DOWNER. BBC Bristol


Introduced By: Johnny Morris
Introduced By: Terry Nutkins
Producer: Mike Beynon
Director: John Downer.

: Zebra in the Kitchen

The feature film starring Jay North Martin Milner , Andy Devine
Chris is a boy who loves animals and hates zoos. Miserable when his pet mountain lion is locked up, he turns a whole zooful of animals loose in his city - with alarming results. The havoc he causes means elephants in garages, monkeys in the toyshop and a zebra in the kitchen as dozens of animals steal the scenes in this hilarious adventure-comedy.
Screenplay by ART ARTHUR
From a story by ELGIN CIAMPI
Produced and directed by IVAN TORS Films: page 17


Unknown: Jay North
Unknown: Martin Milner
Unknown: Andy Devine
Play By: Art Arthur
Story By: Elgin Ciampi
Directed By: Ivan Tors
Chris Carlyle: Jay North
Dr Del Hartwood: Martin Milner
Branch Hawksbill: Andy Devine
Isobel Moon: Joyce Meadows
Adam Carlyle: Jim Davis
Anne Carlyle: Dorothy Green
Wilma Carlyle: Karen Green
Councilman Pew: Vaughn Taylor
Sergeant Freebee: John Milford

: Play School: It's Thursday

Presenter Chloe Ashcroft Guest Wayne Jackman
Story: Dots and Gaps by MICHAEL COLE


Presenter: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Wayne Jackman
Unknown: Michael Cole

: The Hunter

Stealing a March
Officer Flannigan of the city police turns to the Hunter for help when the music for the parade has been stolen.

: Jigsaw

starring Adrian Hedley with Julia Binsted
Howard Stableford and Wilf Lunn Watch Adrian and Howard in a woodland glade for clues to more than half of this week's competition word.
Designer BRONWEN GROVER Written by CLIVE doig
(Postponed from Thursday 19 April)


Unknown: Adrian Hedley
Unknown: Julia Binsted
Unknown: Howard Stableford
Unknown: Wilf Lunn
Unknown: Watch Adrian
Designer: Bronwen Grover
Written By: Clive Doig
Producer: Judy Whitfield
Director: Bob Blagden

: Huckleberry Finn and his Friends

A serial in 26 parts
Tom's punishment for being late to school was to sit with the girls. He contrived to get next to Becky, professed his love and later they became
'engaged', but it didn't last long. 4: Mystery at Midnight
Huck IAN TRACEY Tom.............................. SAMMY SNYDERS Aunt Polly ................BRIGITTE HORNEY Jiffl BLUE MANKUMA Muff LLOYD BERRY Indian Joe. .......................ALEX diakun Sid .............................. BERNIE COULSON
Director JACK B. hively Writer ROB WILLIAMS
Executive producer TOM WAGNER
Produced by Pacific Films Ltd in association with Wagner-Hallig Film GmbH. (Postponed from Thursday 19 April)


Unknown: Huck Ian Tracey
Unknown: Brigitte Horney
Unknown: Jiffl Blue Mankuma
Unknown: Muff Lloyd Berry
Unknown: Indian Joe.
Unknown: Bernie Coulson
Unknown: Sid Bernie Coulson
Unknown: Rob Williams
Producer: Tom Wagner

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom , Peter Duncan and Janet Ellis


Unknown: Simon Groom
Unknown: Peter Duncan
Unknown: Janet Ellis

: Sixty Minutes

The News with tonight's Weather and Regional Magazines
Presenters Nick Ross, Sarah Kennedy and Sally Magnusson with news read by Moira Stuart. Contributions from
The Special Correspondents.
Your Sixty Minutes countdown
5.40 The News
5.54* Weather
5.55* Regional Magazines
6.38* Closing headlines
(For regional details see Tuesday)


Unknown: Sarah Kennedy
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Read By: Moira Stuart.

: Young Musician of the Year 1984

The Brass Final
Humphrey Burton introduces the five top brass players in this year s competition. One of them will walk away with the 1400 top prize and appear in Sunday's Grand Final.
Director KENNETH corden


Introduces: Humphrey Burton
Director: Kenneth Corden

: Top of the Pops

A live edition introduced by Simon Bates and Janice Long.


Presenter: Simon Bates
Presenter: Janice Long
Sound: Graham Wilkinson
Lighting: Ken MacGregor
Designer: John Asbridge
Production: Michael Hurll

: The Kenny Everett Television Show

written by RAY CAMERON
Another chance to see the best of Kenny. If you loved it the first time you'll love it even more this time. On the other hand if you hated it the first time you can really hate it this time - thus nature balances itself.
Executive producer JAMES MOIR Producer BILL WILSON
(Postponed from Thursday 19 April)


Written By: Ray Cameron
Written By: Barry Cryer
Written By: Kenny Everett
Producer: James Moir
Producer: Bill Wilson

: We Got it Made

Mickey's Mom
Mickey faces her mother's impending visit with trepidation, since Mickey's mom is not the kind of woman to stay home baking brownies. In fact David is much more her piece of cake - or any beefcake come to that!
Written by LAURA LEVINE Directed by ALAN RAFKIN


Written By: Laura Levine
Directed By: Alan Rafkin
Mickey: Teri Copley
David: Matt McCoy
Jay: Tom Villard
Beth: Bonnie Urseth
Claudia: Stepfanie Kramer
Arlene: Elaine Joyce
Ruth: Edith Fields

: Nine O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley; Weatherman

: Missing from Home

A six-part serial starring
4: Jerry's Marriage Guidance counsellor has provided few clues about his disappearance. Allison has discovered a new spirit of confidence and independence, and she now prepares to tell Jason about his missing father....
(Postponed from Thursday 19 April)
*Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: Roger Marshall
Music By: Dick Walter
Designer: Eric Walmsley
Producer: Ron Craddock
Director: Douglas Camfield
Allison Reynolds,: Judy Loe
Tony Walters: Jonathan Newth
Richard Earl: Gregory de Polnay
Judy Earl: Saskia Campbell
Barry Reynolds: Nigel Stewart
Nichols: Chris Johnston
Tessa: Susannah Fellows
Elderly local: Edward Kelsey
Headmaster: Tim Seely
Jason Reynolds: Edward Rawle-Hicks
Adrian Walters: Matthew Taylor
Hilary Earl: Virginia Stark
Hotel manageress: Jill Stanford
Farmer: David Pugh
Farmer's wife: Maggie Riley

: Question Time

with Sir Robin Day
The weekly hour of topical debate when the people get their chance to question the public personalities on the issues of the moment.
With SIR ROBIN DAY tonight will be John Cartwright , mp Lynda Chalker , mp Joan Ruddock
Alistair Graham
Director ANN MORLEY Producer uz ELTON Editor


Unknown: John Cartwright
Unknown: Lynda Chalker
Unknown: Joan Ruddock
Unknown: Alistair Graham
Director: Ann Morley
Producer: Uz Elton
Unknown: Barbara Maxwell

: Electronic Office

2: The Stand-alone Micro
Most of the computers in business are being used for relatively straightforward tasks like word-processing, financial planning and simple data base management. IAN MCNAUGHT-DAVIS examines these various 'stand-alone' applications in the second of six programmes on office technology of today and tomorrow.
Production MIKE COCKER and DAVID allen (Postponed from Thursday 19 April)


Unknown: Mike Cocker
Unknown: David Allen

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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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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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