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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

: Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle: Tarzan and the Huntress

A cartoon series
Fauna, the huntress, seeks to capture Jad-Bal-Ja, the golden lion raised by Tarzan from a cub. (Repeat)

: Animal Magic and Gemini

with Johnny Morris and Terry Nutkins
The last of this series looking back at one of Children's Television's favourite animals, Gemini the Animal Magic sea-lion. Today Gemini, Johnny, Terry and a full orchestra make a record of Gemini's own special song.
Producer MIKE BEYNON BBC Bristol


Unknown: Johnny Morris
Unknown: Terry Nutkins

: Jackanory

with David Yip
Dragon Stories by ANN JUNGMANN Today: The Dragon Falls in Love


Unknown: David Yip
Stories By: Ann Jungmann

: Take Hart

with Tony Hart and Morph Rotation
A circular day! Wheels turn, tops whirl, acrobats twirl, seasons change, a potter's wheel rotates, and Morph gets in a spin!


Unknown: Tony Hart

: The Wombles



Unknown: Elisabeth Beresford
Told By: Bernard Cribbins

: Play School

Presenter Fraser Wilson Guest Kate Copstick
Story: Clams Can't Sing


Presenter: Fraser Wilson
Presenter: Guest Kate Copstick

: Songs of Praise

* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170
11.25 Pages from Ceefax

: News After Noon

with Chris Lowe and Frances Coverdale Weather MICHAEL FISH
1.27 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Postman Pat: Pat's Foggy Day

A See-Saw programme

: Big Day at Beck Hole

The top teams in North Yorkshire's Danby and District Quoits League prepare for much throwing of ringers. dead ringers, hillgaters and French-men. All is revealed when the big match takes place on the village green at Beck Hole.
Written and narrated by Pete Morgan


Unknown: Beck Hole.
Editor: Martin Harris
Producer: Douglas B. Smith

: The Outlaw

The second of three films starring Jane Russell with Walter Huston , Thomas Mitchell When Doc Holliday rides into Lincoln City, he is surprised to find his old friend Pat Garrett is now the local sheriff. Bemoaning the theft of his favourite horse, Red, Holliday discovers the man responsible to be Billy the Kid, a young outlaw with an exceptionally fast draw ...
In this famous Howard Hughes production, Jane Russell made her debut as Rio, the half-breed girl who nurses the wounded Billy back to health.
Story and screenplay by JULES FURTHMAN Produced and directed by HOWARD HUGHES Films: page 12


Unknown: Jane Russell
Unknown: Walter Huston
Unknown: Thomas Mitchell
Unknown: Doc Holliday
Unknown: Pat Garrett
Unknown: Howard Hughes
Unknown: Jane Russell
Play By: Jules Furthman
Directed By: Howard Hughes
Rio: Jane Russell
Billy: Jack Buetel
Pat Garrett: Thomas Mitchell
Doc Holliday: Walter Huston
Aunt Guadelupe: Mimi Aguglia
Woodruff: Joseph Sawyer
Dolan: Emory Parnell
Waiter: Martin Garralga
Pablo: Julian Rivero

: Play School: it's Thursday

If happy little blue birds fly beyond the rainbow,
Why, oh why, can't I?
Presenter Brian Jameson Guest Sarah Long
Story: Me and My Flying Machine by MARIANNA AND MERCER MAYER


Presenter: Brian Jameson
Presenter: Guest Sarah Long
Presenter: Mercer Mayer

: Huckleberry Finn and his Friends

A series in 26 parts, based on the stories by MARK TWAIN
Huck and Jim, drifting downriver on their raft, discovered a canoe. They patched a small hole and made it water-tight. Huck was paddling up a small creek looking for a stray chicken when two odd-looking characters rushed up with a posse in pursuit, pleading for help. Huck paddled them out of danger. He has met two of the world's worst actors and most crooked conmen, the Duke and the Dauphin. 22: 'Where Art Thou, Romeo?'
Executive producer TOM WAGNER


Stories By: Mark Twain
Director: Michael Berry
Director: Writer Alf Harris
Producer: Tom Wagner
Huck: Ian Tracey
Jim: Jim Mankuma
Duke: Heinz Schimmelpfennig
Dauphin: Joseph Golland

: Newsround

with Paul McDowell


Unknown: Paul McDowell

: Bellamy's Backyard Safari

The award-winning series in which David Bellamy , shrunken in size-but not in enthusiasm - takes a journey through an ordinary British garden.
3: Air Born
Book (same title) 94.50 from booksellers if Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: David Bellamy
Director: Paul Kriwaczek
Producer: Mike Weatherley

: The Amazing Adventures of Morph

Introduced by TONY HART


Introduced By: Tony Hart

: Evening News

with Moira Stuart ; Weatherman


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Cartoon

: Kick Start

The third and final heat of BBC Television's international motorcycling competition for the Lombard Tricity Trophy has competitors from the UK and the 1981 Kick Start champion from Belgium, JEAN-PIERRE GOY. Commentators PETER PURVES and JACK STITES
(Grand Final tomorrow at 6.35)


Unknown: Jean-Pierre Goy.
Commentators: Peter Purves
Commentators: Jack Stites

: Top of the Pops

A live presentation introduced by Jimmy Savile OBE , Mike Smith
Richard Skinner and Simon Bates including the naming of the new British Rail InterCity express Top of the Pops and an attempt to break the existing record from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads.
Production MICHAEL HURLL (Part 2 at 7.50 pm) • BACK PAGES 70


Introduced By: Jimmy Savile OBE
Introduced By: Mike Smith
Introduced By: Richard Skinner
Introduced By: Simon Bates

: Encounters with Animals

The last of three films showing man's varied involvement with wild animals on land and in the sea.
Giants of the Vermilion Sea Narrator Hugh Falkus
Would you swim with a 30-ton whale shark, 50 feet long and with a mouth five feet wide -the largest fish in the world?
Krov and Ann Menuhin - husband and wife film-partners in underwater adventure - did just that, and more. In the Gulf of California, they cruise and dive in one of the richest but least-known seas in the world. They meet huge grey whales, basking sharks, dive-bombing pelicans and the rare blue whale. They join the sea-lions' graceful ballet-and then encounter the gigantic whale shark.
Filmed and directed by KROV MENUHIN Film editor HUGH TASMAN
(Winner of the 1983 Bronze Award - Athens International Festival of Underwater Films) BBC Bristol


Narrator: Hugh Falkus
Narrator: Ann Menuhin
Directed By: Krov Menuhin

: Top of the Pops

Part 2

: The Paras: Down to Earth

The last of seven programmes written and presented by Glyn Worsnip.
Not to the Falklands, but to Northern Ireland, that is the posting for 480 Platoon. They are itching to test themselves against an enemy, but Falklands prowess is not in demand. Prudence and patience are the qualities they must show in long hours of road checks and foot patrols. But how well can these fighting men, fed a diet of get-up-and-go, cope with Policing duties? In Ireland no one can forget the events of 'Bloody Sunday'. And in a brief postscript to the series, Glyn Worsnip checks whether, two years later, the graduates of 480 Platoon have justified the regiment's confidence or not. He finds one of the more successful recruits back in civvy street and one of the less successful enjoying one of the most coveted postings to which any Para might aspire.
Book (same title) £9.95 from booksellers


Written and presented by: Glyn Worsnip
Producer: Bill Jones
Executive Producer: David Harrison

: Nine O'clock News

with Richard Whitmore and correspondents around the world Weatherman


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Evita Peron

The second of a two-part dramatisation of the life of one of the most powerful and controversial women of the century. starring
With Peron in difficulties, Eva uses her charm and power to generate support for his election as President of Argentina. Soon she has the fame that she craved, but with all this Evita is to be dealt a cruel blow by fate which none of her new-found influence can reverse....


Written By: Ronald Harwood
Directed By: Marvin Chomsky
Eva Peron: Faye Dunaway
Juan Peron: James Farentino
Renata Riguel: Rita Moreno
Jaime Yankelovich: Michael Constantine
Fedora: Signe Hasso
Dona Juana: Katy Jurado
Juan Duarte: Robert Vihardo

: Turns

The first of a new series in which Jimmy Perry recalls the days when Will Fyffe , Sophie Tucker , Harry Roy 's Band, Charlie Kunz and many other great Turns were filling the Variety theatres of the 1930s and 40s.
Written by JIMMY PERRY Producer DON SAYER


Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Unknown: Will Fyffe
Unknown: Sophie Tucker
Unknown: Harry Roy
Unknown: Charlie Kunz
Written By: Jimmy Perry
Producer: Don Sayer

: News Headlines

: We Got it Made

The Break-up: part 1
David and Claudia hit a bad patch as jealousy drives the two apart, while Mickey and David's mutual attraction begins to grow.
Written by KEN HECHT and BOB BRUNNER Directed by JIM DRAKE


Written By: Ken Hecht
Written By: Bob Brunner
Directed By: Jim Drake
Mickey: Teri Copley
David: Matt McCoy
Jay: Tom Villard
Beth: Bonnie Urseth
Claudia: Stepfanie Kramer

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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.

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