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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 between 8.30 and 9.0 Cooking with Glynn Christian between 8.30 and 9.0.


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

: Quilting

A series of ten programmes on the art and craft of quilting today.
Presented by Penny McMorns
7: Applique and Reverse Applique
Applique is a decorative sewing technique with a long history. This programme shows how even the simplest applique can produce striking effects. Production WBGU-TV, Ohio
Book (same title) 93.25 from booksellers


Presented By: Penny McMorns

: Play School

: Golf: The Open

The 113th Championship The Old Course at St Andrews, the very home of golf, is where the most successful golfer ever will try to create history. Jack Nicklaus has won two of his three Open Championships here, where the game has its origins and a record-making third victory over this unique links course would thrill the vast crowd almost as much as a home victory for Nick Faldo. The immortal Bobby Jones once said: "If I had ever been set down in any one place and told I was to play there and nowhere else for the rest of my life, I should have chosen The Old Course". The Swilken Burn, The Beardies, Coffins and Hell Bunker are some of the terrifying obstacles that lie in front of a field which includes 13 past champions. Tom Watson seeks a hat trick of wins, Ben Crenshaw, the Masters title holder, looking for his first Open title and Fuzzy Zoeller, the US Open Champion, are there and so is the brilliant Severiano Ballesteros.
Harry Carpenter introduces live coverage of the first round.
Commentators Peter Alliss, Clive Clark, Bruce Critchley, Alex Hay, Mark McCormack and Jack Newton
FEATURE: page 4


Presenter: Harry Carpenter
Commentator: Peter Alliss
Commentator: Clive Clark
Commentator: Bruce Critchley
Commentator: Alex Hay
Commentator: Mark McCormacK
Commentator: Jack Newton
Producer: Richard Tilling
Producer: Alastair Scott
Executive Producer: Harold Anderson

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Michael Cole


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Michael Cole
Unknown: Weather Bill Giles

: Regional News

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

: Postman Pat: Postman Pat's Birthday

A See-Saw programme

Pat thought his birthday a well-kept secret. But as he goes on his round, Alf Thompson, The Rev Timms, Granny Dryden, Miss Hubbard, everybody he meets, knows about it and gives him presents. How did they all find out?
Written by John Cunliffe.


Writer: John Cunliffe
Narration and voices: Ken Barry
Music: Bryan Daly
Designed and directed by: Ivor Wood

: Golf: The Open

The 113th Championship
Further live coverage of the first round at The Old Course, St Andrews.


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: St Andrews.

: Play School: It's Thursday

Would you like to live in a castle with a thousand steps or more?
Presenter Floella Benjamin Guest Ben Thomas Story: Wish What by ALEX BRYCHTA


Presenter: Floella Benjamin
Presenter: Guest Ben Thomas

: Huckleberry Finn and his Friends: 16: The Rains Come

A series in 26 parts based on the stories by Mark Twain

Huck was hiding on his island but the townsfolk, thinking he was dead, held a memorial service for him. Jim, the slave, also had a misunderstanding and, thinking he was going to be sold, ran away. Huck discovered him and suggested they build a raft and escape together to a free state where Jim need no longer be a slave. A storm starts, and they have to shelter in a cave.

Produced by Madison Pacific Films Ltd in association with Wagner-Hallig Film GmbH


Based on the stories by: Mark Twain
Writer: Ann Udell
Director: Don S. Williams
Executive Producer: Tom Wagner
Huck: Ian Tracey
Jim: Blu Mankuma
Mrs Loftus: Janet Wright

: We Are the Champions

An inter-school sports competition with games on the field and in the swimming-pool.
Heat 5-Northern Ireland from Carrickfergus Leisure Centre County Antrim between
Introduced by Ron Pickering with guest Irish rugby international Trevor Ringland
Engineering manager TERRY REARDON Sound JIM SHERIDAN


Introduced By: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Terry Reardon
Unknown: Sound Jim Sheridan
Producer: Peter Charlton

: Sixty Minutes

The News with tonight's Weather and Regional Magazines Presenters Nick Ross Sarah Kennedy and Sally Magnusson with national and international news read by Moira Stuart.
Sixty Minutes reporters travel far and wide to bring you the people and places that are making the news at home and abroad.
Contributions from The Special Correspondents, Sixty Minutes' own team of humorists.
Sixty Minutes reporters:
Your countdown through Sixty Minutes
5.40 The News
5.54* Weather
5.55* Regional Magazines
6.38* Closing headlines


Presenters: Nick Ross
Presenters: Sarah Kennedy
Presenters: Sally Magnusson
Read By: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Bob Wellings
Unknown: Bernard Falk
Unknown: Glyn Worsnip
Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Nick Woolley
Unknown: Fran Morrison
Unknown: Patti Coldwell
Unknown: Laurie Mayer
Unknown: John Mountford
Unknown: Bob Whittaker
Unknown: Michael Wale
Unknown: Linda Lewis
Unknown: Susannah Greenberg
Unknown: Maggie Nelson

: The Pink Panther Show

Presenting the optimistic indestructible panther who is permanently in-the-pink and Crazylegs Crane in a triple helping of comic fantasy Today:
Yankee Doodle Pink Beach Bummer and The Pinkologist
Pink Panther theme by HENRY MANCINI


Unknown: Crazylegs Crane
Unknown: Henry Mancini

: Junior Kick Start

The last of the heats of television's Junior Motor Cycle Trials Competition for riders between the ages of 8-15. They compete over a unique course of natural and man-made obstacles for the Lombard Tricity Trophy. Competitors for these heats come from as far apart as the Isle of Man, Cornwall, Lancashire and Avon. Commentators Peter Purves and Mick Andrews
Producer JOHN G. SMITH BBC Pebble Mill


Commentators: Peter Purves
Commentators: Mick Andrews
Producer: John G. Smith

: Top of the Pops

A live presentation introduced by Peter Powell and Richard Skinner.
Video: Top of the Pops BBCV/BBCB 3023 Toyah -At the Rainbow BBCV/BBCB 3012


Presenter: Peter Powell
Presenter: Richard Skinner
Sound: Graham Wilkinson
Lighting: Warwick Fielding
Designer: Colin Green
Production: Michael Hurll

: Hi-de-Hi!

by JIMMY PERRY and DAVID CROFT featuring
Maplin's Holiday Camp, 1959 Empty
Saddles Fred Quilly 's horses are tired. Fred suggests more oats; Joe Maplin-the knacker's yard. Peggy, Ted and all the staff rally round to protect Fred and his horses with unexpected results.
Executive producer david CROFT
Produced and directed by JOHN kilby


Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Unknown: David Croft
Unknown: Saddles Fred Quilly
Unknown: Joe Maplin-The
Directed By: John Kilby
Jeffrey Fairbrother: Simon Cadell
Ted Bovis: Paul Shane
Gladys Pugh: Ruth Madoc
Spike Dixon: Jeffrey Holland
Mr Partridge: Leslie Dwyer
Fred Quilly: Felix Bowness
Yvonne: Diane Holland
Barry: Barry Howard
Peggy: Su Pollard
Charlie Dawson: Johnny Allan
Sylvia: Nikki Kelly
Betty: Rikki Howard
Tracey: Susan Beagley
Yellowcoat boys THE WEBB TWINS,: Chris Andrews
Memsahib lady: Madeleine Christie
Colonel gent: Ballard Berkeley
Yellowcoat receptionist: Karen Hodson

: The Paras

Seven programmes written and presented by Glyn Worsnip 1: 480 Platoon
'A peculiar kind of elite', is how Prince Charles, Colonel-in-Chief of the Parachute Regiment, describes the regiment. The films follow 41 recruits - 480 Recruit Platoon - through 22 weeks of arguably the worlds toughest military training. Drill, medicals, PT, inspections, running and 'bull' fill the recruits' every waking hour. They are issued with the famous red beret but are not allowed to wear it; they come face to face with the Sergeant-Major and NCOs who will mark their every step for six months. 'Only one in three of you will pass,' CAPTAIN JOHN BAIRD , the platoon commander, tells them; and before the week is out there are casualties.
Executive producer DAVID Harrison
Book (same title) 99.95 from booksellers


Presented By: Glyn Worsnip
Unknown: Captain John Baird
Producer: David Harrison

: Nine O'Clock News

with John Humphrys Weatherman


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Solo

by CARLA LANE starring with Designer
Produced and directed by GARETH GWENLAN


Unknown: Carla Lane
Unknown: Alan Spalding
Directed By: Gareth Gwenlan
Gemma: Felicity Kendal
Mrs Palmer: Elspet Gray
Sebastian: Michael Howe
Crematorium superintendent: John Rapley
Mr Baines: Peter Penry-Jones
Voices at funeral: Norma Ronald
Voices at funeral: Elizabeth Proud
Voices at funeral: Geoffrey Matthews

: Horizon

The Earthquake Connection
A hundred million years ago the land mass around what was to become the British Isles was stretched and racked by massive earthquakes. Scientists believe they can trace the same process going on right now in the Aegean. Linking the two, they've found an intriguing connection between the creation of Greek islands, why the church where St Paul preached 2,000 years ago is now six feet under water - and the real size of Britain's oil reserves.
Predicting earthquakes is still a difficult task-but the study of them has led to an intriguing connection between Greek islands, sunken cities - and North Sea oil.
Narrator Martin Jarvis
Fascinating (DAILY MAIL)
Horizon editor GRAHAM MASSEY
Written and produced by JOHN GROOM


Unknown: St Paul
Narrator: Martin Jarvis
Editor: Graham Massey
Produced By: John Groom

: Tom Jones Now!

The international singing star presents top entertainment in a variety of music and comedy and more music-with this week's guest Sondra Locke Songs include:
'Til', 'Green green grass' and 'You're my world'.
(Programme recorded in America)


Unknown: Sondra Locke

: Can You Avoid Cancer?

Five programmes on how to reduce your risks.
4: The Food Connection
Some major cancers seem to follow the western way of life, and many surprising clues point at our food. Dr Michael O'Donnell looks at the growing evidence that too much of what we fancy may not do us any good at all - though there may also be foods which can protect us from cancer.
Assistant producer DIANA WEST Film editor AL GELL
For free booklet (available 12 August) send your name and address on a postcard to: [address removed]


Unknown: Dr Michael O'Donnell
Producer: Anna Jackson

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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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