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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
News on the hour and half hour with Debbie Rix Weather with Francis Wilson at 6.55, 7.25, 7.55,
8.25, 8.55, 9.18
Nationwide news, weather, travel at 6.57, 7.27, 7.57, 8.27 Sports news and features with David Icke and Bob Wilson at 7.20, 7.45, 8.20 The morning papers - a personal selection from a morning guest at 8.37 Including today -
The Top 20: Mike Smith at 7.32 with a look at the new chart; Room Service:
DIY advice from Gilly Love; and Fit to Eat: Diana Moran and Glynn Christian on getting fit and healthy through Lent.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Debbie Rix
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: David Icke
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Mike Smith
Unknown: Diana Moran
Unknown: Glynn Christian

: Play School

: Gharbar

Nargis Sami , Paramjit Seehra and Kanchan Suresh Varu - three enterprising women who own their own businesses. Shaheen Nawab discusses with them the day-to-day running of their ventures.
Rajkumar and Indrani Rizvi entertain with a duet. An Asian Unit presentation BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Nargis Sami
Unknown: Paramjit Seehra
Unknown: Kanchan Suresh Varu
Unknown: Shaheen Nawab
Unknown: Indrani Rizvi

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
12.57 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial
Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Frances Coverdale

: Pebble Mill at One

The 'new man' regards fatherhood and friendship as highly as cars and career.
Pebble Mill at One examines a new breed of magazine designed just for him.
Sue Hicks is back in the kitchen for the last in her series on cooking with fish.

: King Rollo

A See -Saw programme by DAVID MCKEE


Programme By: David McKee

: Bric-a-Brac

A See-Saw programme with Brian Cant

: The Cheltenham Festival

JULIAN WILSON introduces live coverage of races over The Old Course.
2.15 The Sun Alliance
Novices' Hurdle Race (2 1/2m)
2.50 The Queen Mother
Champion Steeplechase (2m) Despite last month's freeze-up, Badsworth Boy is primed to become the first horse to win this race in three successive years. Ireland's brilliant Bobsline is the biggest threat.
3.30 The Coral Golden
Hurdle Race Final (3m If)


Introduces: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Badsworth Boy

: Regional News

: Play School: It's Wednesday

Being a spider is such a lot of fun,
Hanging from the ceiling, or going for a run
Presenter Carol Leader Guests Brian Jameson and Helme Heine
Story: Frederick Woolykins and the Strawberry Pink Hat by BRIAN JAMESON


Unknown: Brian Jameson
Unknown: Frederick Woolykins
Unknown: Brian Jameson

: The Wombles

Told by Bernard Cribbins


Unknown: Elisabeth Beresford
Told By: Bernard Cribbins

: The Puppy's New Adventures: The Puppy's Amazon Adventure

A cartoon adventure series about Petey, the puppy who goes half across the world in search of his master.

: Tatty Apple

Told by Hayley Mills for Jackanory
Part 3


Unknown: Jenny Nimmo
Told By: Hayley Mills

: Captain Caveman: Muscle-bound Cavey

Who can stop the mysterious wrestler at the Health Club gym? Cavey goes into training.

: Newsround

with Paul McDowell


Unknown: Paul McDowell

: Seaview

A serial in six parts by CHRIS BARLAS 4:Making Up
The smell of greasepaint is in the air as Sandy persuades Petra to join a youth theatre group and Nan persuades George to enter a 'Make 'em Laugh' contest.
Studio cameraman DAVID TAYLOR Studio sound ALAN FOX Designer MEL BIBBY
Executive producer PAUL STONE DirectorMARILYN FOX


Unknown: Chris Barlas
Unknown: David Taylor
Unknown: Alan Fox
Designer: Mel Bibby
Producer: Paul Stone
Director: Marilyn Fox
Sandy: Yvette Fielding
George: Aaron Brown
Mrs Shelton: Maggie Ollerenshaw
Mr Shelton: David Gooderson
James: Chris Hargreaves
Petra: Carla Rogerson
Nan: Ruth Kettlewell
Charlie Boydell: Nev Goodwin
Dave: Graeme Kirk
Comic: Tony Vasco
Lisa: Catherine Pratt
Graham: Mike Donelan
Charlie's assistant: Sharon Gale
Kevin Komet: Marty Stewart

: Grange Hill

Gonch takes advantage of Grange Hill's teething troubles to make several dental appointments. Devised by PHIL REDMOND Director EDWARD PUGH
(For cast see Monday page 39) *CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Barry Purchese
Director: Edward Pugh

: The Six O'clock News

Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell present 30 minutes of the latest
Pictures, stories and events of the day followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: Regional news magazines

London Plus, Spotlight Points West, Look East
Look North, South Today North West Tonight Midlands Today

: Wogan

Live from the Television
Theatre, Terry gets on with the day job. Joining him for impromptu chat will be a topical cross-section of knee-squeezing conversationalists.

: Monkey Business

with Henry Kelly who puts questions the BBC's Natural History Unit has never dared consider to a mixed bag of naturalists and showbiz people.
Do emperor penguins really have chests bigger than Dolly Parton ?
Can the ashes of Scottish heather actually be used as a cure for the wind?
Is there truly a fish called a manilow? with Floella Benjamin Jeremy Cherfas and their guests
Jilly Cooper , Derek Nimmo Sheila Anderson Mike Stoddart
Assistant producer MARION ZUNZ Director MARTYN SUKER Producer JOHN DOBSON BBC Bristol


Unknown: Henry Kelly
Unknown: Dolly Parton
Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Jeremy Cherfas
Unknown: Jilly Cooper
Unknown: Derek Nimmo
Unknown: Sheila Anderson
Unknown: Mike Stoddart
Unknown: Nicola Davies
Producer: Marion Zunz
Director: Martyn Suker
Producer: John Dobson

: The Two Ronnies

starring Ronnie Corbett and Ronnie Barker with their special guest Elaine Paige
Featuring tonight's film / Married a Poltergeist
'Your astral body is what some people believe rises from your own body when you're asleep and floats about. Haven't you ever felt in dreams that you seemed to be floating above yourself, looking down on yourself?' with Helen Fraser and Priscilla Morgan also appearing Candy Fraser Written by DENNIS BERSON
Script associate IAN DAVIDSON Choreography CHRIS POWER
Visual effects designer PETER WRAGG Costume designer MARY HUSBAND Designers ANDREW HOWE-DA VIES JAMES GRANT
Produced and directed by MARCUS PLANTIN


Unknown: Ronnie Corbett
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Elaine Paige
Unknown: Helen Fraser
Unknown: Priscilla Morgan
Written By: Dennis Berson
Written By: Chris Miller
Written By: David Renwick
Unknown: Peter Robinson.
Unknown: Peter Vincent
Unknown: David Webb
Unknown: Gerald Wiley
Unknown: Ian Davidson
Designer: Peter Wragg
Directed By: Marcus Plantin

: The Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weather News


Unknown: Julia Somerville

: Q.E.D.

The Magic Picture Show with Anthony Clare
How do you like your Kenny Everett ?
Stirred or shaken? Spun or mangled?
Or powdered and squirted clean off the screen? Kenny explores the electronic Aladdin's cave of computerised video wizardry where TV pictures already spin, flip and perform gymnastic exercises. Where will it end? A peep behind the scenes of TV production reveals many secrets, including the video game that could plug the experiences of a lifetime straight into your eyeballs! Videotape editor ANDY QUESTED
Studio director STUART MCDONALD Series editor DAVID FILKIN Producer LAURIE JOHN


Unknown: Anthony Clare
Unknown: Kenny Everett
Director: Stuart McDonald
Producer: Laurie John

: Sportsnight

with Harry Carpenter
News, views and personalities from the sporting world, including tonight:
The Snooker Millionaires
Nine years ago, Steve Davis played his first serious snooker in a Romford club run by Barry Hearn.
Today Davis's talent has brought him three world championships, but it is
Hearn's ability as a manager that has made him a millionaire several times over. Terry Griffiths and Tony Meo have also benefited from Hearn's aggressive style in the market place which, as TONY GUBBA reports, has helped Hearn become perhaps the most powerful man in snooker. Football
Action from an FA Cup sixth round replay, if one was necessary this evening. Commentator BARRY DAVIES Racing
Highlights of the Cheltenham Festival, and a look ahead to tomorrow's 40th running of the Tote Gold Cup. Producer ROGER MOODY Editor JOHN ROWLINSON


Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Barry Hearn.
Unknown: Terry Griffiths
Unknown: Tony Meo
Unknown: Tony Gubba
Commentator: Barry Davies
Producer: Roger Moody
Editor: John Rowlinson

: Night Court

starring Harry Anderson as Judge Harry Stone
John Larroquette as Dan Paula Kelly as Liz Williams Richard Moll as Bull
Selma Diamond as Selma
Bailiff Bull Shannon worries the night court staff when he starts falling asleep on the job. Selma jumps to the conclusion that 'some girl's got him in trouble' but the truth is even more alarming.


Unknown: Harry Anderson
Unknown: Judge Harry Stone
Unknown: John Larroquette
Unknown: Dan Paula Kelly
Unknown: Liz Williams
Unknown: Richard Moll

: Weather

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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.

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.

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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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