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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
Plus today: The New Top 20 with Mike Smith between 7.55 and 8.0 and Mother to Be between 8.30 and 9.0


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Mike Smith

: Gharbar

In today's programme, Lalita Ahmed visits Hounslow Multi-Cultural Centre in Middlesex and reports on its activities and the facilities available to all sections of the community.
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL An Asian Unit presentation BBCPebbleMill


Unknown: Lalita Ahmed
Producer: Bish Mehay
Producer: Ashok Rampal

: Liberal Party Assembly 1984

Coverage of the second day, with debates on civil liberties and the Third World

: * Play School

: * Liberal Party Assembly 1984

Further coverage from Bournemouth.

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
Including a special report on the Liberal Party Assembly at Bournemouth.
Weather jim BACON
12.57 Regional News (London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Jim Bacon

: Pebble Mill at One

More fascinating conversation from Pebble Mill, with author and humorist Arthur Marshall looking back at more episodes from his rich life.


Unknown: Arthur Marshall

: King Rollo

A See-Saw programme by DAVID MCKEE
Narration RAY BROOKS


Programme By: David McKee
Programme By: Ray Brooks

: Bric-a-Brac

A See-Saw programme with BRIAN CANT


Unknown: Brian Cant

: Liberal Party Assembly 1984

Coverage of the afternoon session from Bournemouth, including the debate on economic strategy.

: Regional News

: Play School: It's Wednesday

Paper for a picture, paper with a tale to tell
Presenter Chloe Ashcroft Guest Stuart Bradley
Story: The Supermarket Mice by MARGARET GORDON


Presenter: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Stuart Bradley
Unknown: Margaret Gordon

: Mighty Mouse

Happy Holland
A game of hide-and-seek in the tulips for Mighty Mouse.

: Puzzle Trail

Written by cuve
DOIG Davy and Eileen among the eccentrics of Skully Island.
Betty Ballast, Noel Nose and Wanda Sweet add to the confusion.
Producer MICHAEL FORTE BBC Bristol


Unknown: Doig Davy
Designer: Stephen Talbot
Director: Ben Robinson
Producer: Michael Forte

: Battle of the Planets

The Awesome Ray Force
Spectra have a new weapon which can reverse transmutation. Will it spell disaster for G-Force?

: Billy Boy

When things get too much for 14-year-old Billy, he escapes to his secret hideaway. But his home is in Belfast, his hideaway is a bombed-out pub, and one 12 July someone else finds it too.


Unknown: Samantha Lee
Unknown: Marcella O'Riordan
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: Christine Secombe
Billy: Peter Breen
Billy's father: James Ellis
Billy's mother: Valerie Ulley
Seamus McCafferty: Gerard Murphy
Police sgt: Stanley McGeagh
Police constable: Michael Cogan

: The Good Life: The Weaker Sex?

by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey
Starring Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal and Penelope Keith
with Paul Eddington
and featuring Tony Selby

While things are starting to happen in Tom's garden, Barbara finds dubious reward as some of the work is both tiring and boring.


Writer: John Esmonde
Writer: Bob Larbey
Designer: Paul Munting
Producer: John Howard Davies
Tom Good: Richard Briers
Barbara Good: Felicity Kendal
Jerry Leadbeatter: Paul Eddington
Sam: Tony Selby
GPO man: Paul McDowell
Margo Leadbeatter: Penelope Keith

: Weatherman

: The Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell. Including a special report by David Coss from the Liberal Party Assembly at Bournemouth.


Unknown: David Coss

: Points of View

Barry Took with your comments in the programme you help to write.
Producer BERNARD NEWNHAM Please send letters to:
Barry Took , Points of View, BBC Television Centre, London [Postcode removed]


Unknown: Barry Took
Producer: Bernard Newnham
Unknown: Barry Took

: Hotline

A live phone-in show.
Chris Tarrant and Mary Parkinson present television's first personal column. Also featuring
Lekiddo and D'Artagnan
This week's stories include people in search of missing holiday snaps, a long-lost brother, a pleasant way of putting on weight, the owner of a lost bracelet, a rock 'n' roll partner, monster terrapins, unusual snowstorms and a teenager who has run away from home, as well as a modern-day Houdini who wants you to suggest the ultimate challenge.
Watch the show. If it's you they're looking for ring on [number removed]. If you want to appear and ask for calls yourself write to [address removed]
Assistant producer SARAH CAPUN Director PIETER MORPURGO Producer HENRY MURRAY


Producer: Sarah Capun
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Henry Murray

: No Place Like Home

by JON WATKINS starring William Gaunt and Patricia Garwood Has Arthur really been working late? Surely he is not being unfaithful? Everyone has a different theory.
Directed by RICHARD BODEN Produced by ROBIN NASH


Unknown: Jon Watkins
Unknown: William Gaunt
Unknown: Patricia Garwood
Unknown: Has Arthur
Designer: Gary Pritchard
Directed By: Richard Boden
Produced By: Robin Nash
Arthur Crabtree: Wllllam Gaunt
Beryl Crabtree: Patricla Garwood
Vera Botting: Marcia Warren
Trevor Botting: Michael Sharvell-Martin
Deirdre Hathaway: Wanda Ventham
Nigel Crabtree: Martin Clunes
Tracy Crabtree: Dee Sadler
Paul Crabtree: Stephen Watson
Lorraine Codd: Beverley Adams
Raymond Codd: Daniel Hill
Louise: Sophie Huggins

: Cold Warrior

2: Dead Wrong by MURRAY SMITH starring
'Her Majesty's Government does not arrange the deaths of unpopular journalists. Or anyone else who irritates us. We'd be knee-deep in them. My own personal prejudices would fill Oxford Street - end to end....'
Series based on the character created by ARDEN WINCH Music composed by SIMON MAY and LESLIE OSBORNE Lighting director HOWARD KING Script editor TONY HOLLAND Designer DON GILES


Unknown: Murray Smith
Unknown: Arden Winch
Composed By: Simon May
Composed By: Leslie Osborne
Director: Howard King
Editor: Tony Holland
Designer: Don Giles
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Directed By: Andrew Morgan
Captain Percival: Michael Denison
Captain Percival: Dean Harris
Captain Percival: Lucy Fleming
Captain Percival: David Swift
Jack Talbot: Sebastian Breaks
Ewan Benman: Rupert Frazer
Joan Winter: Alibe Parsons
Malcolm Russell: Juuan Fellowes
Sheila Richardson: Jane Collins
Girl in car: Catherine Rabett
Sir William Logie: David Swift
Thomas Agnew: Patrlck Newell
Danny: Dean Harris
Det Chief Supt Millar: Michael O'Hagan
Det Sgt Anderson: Roger Walker
Lefkin: Colin Starkey
Jo: Lucy Fleming

: Nine O'Clock News

with John Humphrys and the BBC reporters and correspondents around the world, including a special report on the Liberal Party Assembly at Bournemouth. Weatherman


Unknown: John Humphrys

: The Black Adder: 3: The Archbishop

by Richard Curtis and Rowan Atkinson
Another loathsome tale of history's premier video nasty.
Rowan Atkinson is The Black Adder, also starring Brian Blessed as his lovably murderous father.

After two years of Good King Richard's reign, the landscape is littered with dead Archbishops of Canterbury. Edmund's cunning plan is to get his deadliest rival appointed to the vacancy.
"A welcome return to pre-Victorian values" (J. Goebbels)


Writer: Richard Curtis
Writer: Rowan Atkinson
Director: Martin Shardlow
Producer: John Lloyd
The Black Adder: Rowan Atkinson
The King: Brian Blessed
Queen: Elspet Gray
Baldrick: Tony Robinson
Percy: Tim McInnerny
Prince Harry: Robert East
Archbishop Godfrey: Arthur Hewlett
Duke of Winchester: Russell Enoch
Lord Graveney: Leslie Sands
De Boeuf: David Delve
De Boinod: Bill Wallis
Mother Superior: Joyce Grant
Abel: Bert Parnaby
Cain: Roy Evans
Messenger: David Nunn
Sister: Carolyn Colquhoun

: The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing

Burt Reynolds Sarah Miles
Running away from her pompous husband, Catherine Crocker unwittingly becomes involved in a train robbery. She is taken hostage by Jay Grobart , leader of the gang and forced to flee with them into mountain country. This spectacular Western develops into an unusual love story as Catherine learns of the secret that has driven her kidnapper to become an outlaw.
Screenplay by ELEANOR PERRY Produced by MARTIN POLL and ELEANOR PERRY Directed by RICHARD c. SARAFIAN ©FILMS: page 29


Unknown: Burt Reynolds
Leader: Jay Grobart
Unknown: Eleanor Perry
Produced By: Martin Poll
Unknown: Eleanor Perry
Directed By: Richard C. Sarafian
Jay Wesley Grobart: Burt Reynolds
Catherine Crocker: Sarah Miles
Lapchance: Lee J Cobb
Dawes: Jack Warden
Willard Crocker: George Hamilton
Billy Bowan: Bo Hopkins
Dub: Robert Donner
Charlie: Jay Varela
Ben: Sandy Kevin
Iron Knife: Larry Uttlebird
Sudie: Nancy Malone
Chief: Jay Silverheels
Conductor: Owen Bush
Bartender: Larry Finley

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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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