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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
For timetable of regular features see Monday Plus today:
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: Glynn Christian

: Boswall's Wildlife Safari to Mexico

The Sea of Cortez
The expedition lives on a tiny sun-baked desert island and explores the plants and animals that live in, on, or by the Sea of Cortez.
Rasa island houses one of the world's most impressive sea-bird cities: it's the headquarters of the rare and graceful Heermann's gull. Finback whales plough up and down the coastline sieving plankton from the ocean where feather-duster worms, octopuses, and a myriad of other creatures make their living. The complex food chains are fascinatingly unravelled: see the falcon that killed the gull that ate the lizard, that caught the fly that fed off the fish caught by the skill of the osprey.
Producer JEFFERY boswall BBC Bristol

: Praise Be!

with Thora Hird
*Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: Thora Hird

: Play School

Presenter Carol Chell
Guests Johnny Ball , Simon York


Presenter: Carol Chell
Unknown: Johnny Ball
Unknown: Simon York

: 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

Holiday advice from travel editor Jill Crawshaw and music from John Harle , virtuoso of the saxophone.


Editor: Jill Crawshaw
Unknown: John Harle
Editor: Peter Hercombe

: Little Misses and the Mister Men

A See-Saw programme by ROGER HARGREAVES Little Miss Naughty
Narrated by PAULINE COLLINS and JOHN ALDERTON Mister Forgetful
Narrated by ARTHUR LOWE


Programme By: Roger Hargreaves
Unknown: Pauline Collins
Unknown: John Alderton
Unknown: Arthur Lowe

: Racing from Chester

Julian Wilson introduces the first of three days' coverage from this picturesque course.
2.15 The Lily Agnes Stakes (5f)
2.45 The Kingswood Kitchens Trophy (Handicap stakes. 7f 122y)
3.15 The Dalham Chester Vase (1m, 4f and 65y)
The hunt begins in earnest for the Derby winner. This is always a good trial and has been won in recent years by Henbit and Shergar.
3.45 The Ladbroke Racing Handicap Stakes (lm, 2f and 85y)


Introduces: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Dalham Chester Vase
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Jimmy Lindley
Unknown: John Hanmer
Producer: Keith Phillips

: Play School: It's Tuesday

No time to lose
Just pick or choose
Presenter Brian Jameson. Guests Kate Copstick , Kate Harrison Story: The Happy Hatstand by MARGARET JOY


Presenter: Brian Jameson.
Unknown: Kate Copstick
Unknown: Kate Harrison

: The Hunter

Sheepish Shamus
The Hunter keeps a close detective's eye on the Fox and his wicked ways but this time the Hunter is close to being 'foxed'.

: Professor Popper's Problems

with Charlie Drake
How can Elizabeth find a way to save the Professor and her school friends from the two crooks?
Directed by GERALD O'Hara Produced by ROY SIMPSON
A Children's Film and Television Foundation production


Unknown: Charlie Drake
Directed By: Gerald O'Hara
Produced By: Roy Simpson

: Cheggers Plays Pop

starring Keith Chegwin with guests Michael Mullins and David Jaymes from Modern Romance
Cheggers presents another top pop spectacular with quick quizzes and the craziest games as his twin teams the Reds and the Yellows battle it out in a feast of fun.
Executive producer PETER RIDSDALE SCOTT
Producer martin HUGHES. BBC Manchester


Unknown: Keith Chegwin
Unknown: Michael Mullins
Unknown: David Jaymes
Designer: Shirley Miller
Producer: Peter Ridsdale Scott
Producer: Martin Hughes.

: Think Again

with Johnny Ball
This week Johnny looks at the tun behind the facts about cutting edges. He says 'hello operator' with a scalpel and 'mind your head' with a guillotine. Sharpness, from a laser that makes light work to tools for cutting wood - up and down.
So stay sharp and look out for swords and scalpels, planes and pruners, or you could have a close shave - it might even razor laugh.
Written by JOHNNY BALL Designer JOHN BONE
Producer ALBERT BARBER BBC Bristol


Unknown: Johnny Ball
Written By: Johnny Ball
Designer: John Bone
Producer: Albert Barber

: Sixty Minutes

The News and tonight's Weather with Nick Ross , Sarah Kennedy and Sally Magnusson
News read by Moira Stuart
During the week HUGH SCULLY with Watchdog; plus The Special Correspondents.
Your Sixty Minutes countdown
5.40 The News
5.54* Weather
6.38* Closing headlines


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Sarah Kennedy
Read By: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Hugh Scully

: You Can't See the Wood....

with David Bellamy
2: Inside Story ,
What is it that allows a tree not only to carry water over 200 feet up to the crown of a giant redwood, but also puts the remarkable pattern into your dining-room table? David Bellamy reveals the true beauty of wood.


Unknown: David Bellamy
Unknown: David Bellamy
Producer: Michael Garrod
Director: David Williams

: Blankety Blank

More chances in the next few weeks to see Terry Wogan host the comedy quiz game everyone can play at home - in which contestants attempt to match their 'blanks' with six star guests: Windsor Davies, Beryl Reid, Larry Grayson, Anneka Rice, Kenny Everett, Sandra Dickinson

Presented by arrangement with Goodson-Todman and Talbot TV Ltd
(Subtitles on Ceefax page 170)


Presenter: Terry Wogan
Panellist: Windsor Davies
Panellist: Beryl Reid
Panellist: Larry Grayson
Panellist: Anneka Rice
Panellist: Kenny Everett
Panellist: Sandra Dickinson
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Questions: Norman Beedle
Questions: Neville Gurnhill
Questions: Mike Radford
Designer: Barry Newbery
Director/Producer: Marcus Plantin

: A Question of Sport

Bill Beaumont and Emlyn Hughes are joined tonight by Bobby Schwartz (speedway), Gary Bailey (football), Richard Hadlee (cricket) and David O'Leary (football).
Questionmaster David Coleman tests their knowledge of the faces, facts and feats, reviving memories of the greatest - and the funniest - moments in sport.
BBC Manchester


Team captain: Bill Beaumont
Team captain: Emlyn Hughes
Guest: Bobby Schwartz
Guest: Gary Bailey
Guest: Richard Hadlee
Guest: David O'Leary
Questionmaster: David Coleman
Director: Peter Hayward
Producer: Mike Adley.

: Dallas

Love Stories
Bobby joins the wedding march - will he strike a lucky band of gold? Clayton senses sabotage and tries to speed up proceedings while J.R. is shocked and stunned by Peter's arrest. Cliff realises that oil is not well and Mark makes a grim discovery....
Written by LEONARD KATZMAN Directed by MICHAEL PREECE ir Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Written By: Leonard Katzman
Directed By: Michael Preece
Ellie Ewing: Barbara Bel Geddes
Bobby Ewing: Patrick Duffy
Sue Ellen: Linda Gray
J R: Larry Hagman
Donna Krebbs: Susan Howard
Ray: Steve Kanaly
Lucy: Charlene Tilton
Pam: Victoria Principal
Peter: Christopher Atkins
Clayton Farlow: Howard Keel
Mark Graison: John Beck
Katherine: Morgan Brittany
Jessica Montford: Alexis Smith
Jenna: Priscilla Beaulieu Presley

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Sue Lawley

: The Golden Land

A trilogy of films about the Jews of the United States, presented by Desmond Wilcox.
2: But You're an American First
A millionaire pornographer who was born in the heart of the Jewish district of Brooklyn and a religious fanatic who used to be a reporter on Nationwide -just two of the characters in this week's journey through America's Jewish community.
Vidal Sassoon , now known for his Jewish philanthropy, talks about his
Petticoat Lane upbringing from the comfort of his Bel Air estate. But why did he take his children to Dachau? Elliot Gould , Ed Asner and Paul Michael Glaser talk about Jews and show business and the climax is a Californian 'Briss'-a ritual circumcision which Jews have performed since the time of Abraham; although Rabbi Lebowitz 's telephone bleeper is a recent development.
Photography DAVID FEIG
Film recordist RON BROWN Film editor ROY SHARMAN Producer COUN SHINDLER Director DAVID GREEN


Presented By: Desmond Wilcox.
Unknown: Vidal Sassoon
Unknown: Elliot Gould
Unknown: Ed Asner
Unknown: Paul Michael Glaser
Unknown: Rabbi Lebowitz
Unknown: Ron Brown

: Come Dancing

Introduced by David Jacobs
The second heat of this series is from the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool, where teams from WALES and the NORTH EAST dance their way for a place in the first semi-final.
The orchestra is under the baton ot ANDY ROSS. The professional demonstration is by Kenny and Marion Welsh
Broadway dancer Vicki Regan partners Peter Maxwell in a tribute to the style of the Hollywood musical. Commentator BRUCE HAMMAL
Arranged by ERIC MORLEY Sound ALAN FOX


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Unknown: Andy Ross.
Unknown: Vicki Regan
Unknown: Peter Maxwell
Commentator: Bruce Hammal
Arranged By: Eric Morley
Producer: Simon Betts

: Night Music

A miscellany of vocals, instrumental and music to satisfy any particular mood. i
Tina Cross , an exciting young vocalist from New Zealand, presents her own inimitable brand of contemporary music.
Special guest John Miles
Musical director COUN CAMPBELL Director TONY WOLFE Producer DAVID WEIR
BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Tina Cross
Director: Tony Wolfe

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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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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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