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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Selina Scott and Mike Smith
Including today: Zoe Brown files her latest report; Glynn Christian has more hints from the kitchen; and Richard Smith takes your medical calls on his topic of the week -dial [number removed]


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Mike Smith
Unknown: Zoe Brown
Unknown: Glynn Christian
Unknown: Richard Smith

: Play School

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart Weather News


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Regional News

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

: Pebble Mill at One

Continuing the saga of the Pebble Mill house -the semi-detached suburban house with more problems than anyone would ever wish to have. Work on the interior seems to be getting on well.


Editor: Peter Hercombe

: Bagpuss



Programme By: Peter Firmin
Programme By: Oliver Postgate

: The Cheltenham Festival

JULIAN WILSON introduces coverage of the final day's racing in the National Hunt Festival.
The Gold Cup this year is worth over E50,000 to the winner.
2.15 The Daily Express
Triumph Hurdle Race (2m)
2.50 The Christies
Foxhunter Steeplechase Challenge Cup (3m 2f) Commentators
(Coverage, including the Gold Cup, continues on BBC2)


Introduces: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Richard Pitman
Reporter: Jonathan Powell
Producer: Richard Tilling

: The Afternoon Show

Presented by Barbara Dickson and Penny Junor
Today they look at -
Heart Disease: what can be done to improve Britain's appalling record?
Unpopular Jobs: what is it like to have to face the public's tirades?
Plus Vernon's Postbag:
Dr Vernon Coleman with more answers to some viewers' problems and People in View:
Brian Rix , star of stage and screen, now very much involved with the problems of the mentally handicapped. Studio director WENDIE KNIGHTON Producer MARIANNE BAIRD
Series editor GORDON MENZIES BBC Scotland
For further information write to:
Network, PO Box. Glasgow G12 9JQ or telephone [number removed]
3.48 Regional News


Presented By: Barbara Dickson
Unknown: Dr Vernon Coleman
Unknown: Brian Rix
Director: Wendie Knighton
Producer: Marianne Baird
Editor: Gordon Menzies

: Play School: It's Thursday

Presenter Carol Leader Guest Ben Thomas
Story: The Wizard of Wallaby Wallow by JACK KENT
Book, Play School Play Ideas 2. £1.25 from booksellers


Presenter: Carol Leader
Unknown: Ben Thomas
Unknown: Jack Kent

: The Family-Ness

The adventures of the Monster family of Loch Ness and their friends Elspeth and Angus.
Baby-Ness and the Mayor's Statue with the voices of SUSAN SHERIDAN and PETER HAWKINS Written and drawn by PETER MADDOCKS Music by ROGER GREENAWAY AND GAVIN GREENAWAY


Unknown: Susan Sheridan
Unknown: Peter Hawkins
Unknown: Peter Maddocks
Music By: Roger Greenaway
Unknown: Gavin Greenaway

: Jackanory: Tatty Apple: Part 4

by Jenny Nimmo
Told by Hayley Mills


Author: Jenny Nimmo
Storyteller: Hayley Mills
Pictures: Annabel Spenceley
Designer: Donal Woods
Executive Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: Marilyn Fox

: Yogi Bear

Acrobatty Yogi
Love for a lovely creature called Cindy, and Yogi is conned into the circus.


Unknown: Acrobatty Yogi

: Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds

A series of cartoon adventures
Dogtanian's Trance
In which the mysterious spy known as Milady sets a trap-for Dogtanian.


Produced By: Claudio Biern Boyd

: Newsround

with Paul McDowell


Unknown: Paul McDowell

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Michael Sundin
Changing the Irish Guard!
Meet Conchobar Mac Neffa, or Connor for short, the four-month-old wolfhound who's set to become the new regimental mascot of the Irish Guards.


Presenter: Simon Groom
Presenter: Janet Ellis
Presenter: Michael Sundin

: Dr Kildare

starring with guest stars
1: The Life Machine
A seven-part story in which the arrival of a kidney machine at Blair Hospital sees a committee faced with the agonising task of choosing just five people to benefit from the facility. Each candidate has a case and for Kildare and Gillespie there are personal involvements....


Dr James Kildare: Richard Chamberlain
Dr Leonard Gillespie: Raymond Massey
Nurse Lawton: Lee Kurty
Harry Kleber: Leslie Nielsen
Judd Morrison: Robert Reed
Rhoda Kirsh: Cloris Leachman

: The Six O'Clock News

Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell present 30 minutes of the latest pictures, stories and events of the day from Britain and around the world. 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

: EastEnders

by Gerry Huxham.
'I don't want to live here. I don't want to stay here with my baby'.
(For cast see page 48. Omnibus edition next Sunday)
EastEnders Line: dial [number removed]
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Gerry Huxham
Director: Matthew Robinson

: Top of the Pops

Presenting hits from the Top 40 and videos from the Top 10 Introduced by Gary Davies and Richard Skinner Sound KEITH GUNN
BBC video, BBCV/BBCB 3023 from retailers


Introduced By: Gary Davies
Introduced By: Richard Skinner

: Only Fools and Horses....: It's Only Rock and Roll

by John Sullivan
starring David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst with Buster Merryfield
Rodney's aspirations to be top of the pops are encouraged, promoted and totally destroyed by Del Boy


Writer: John Sullivan
Designer: Eric Walmsley
Director: Susan Belbin
Producer: Ray Butt
Del: David Jason
Rodney: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Uncle Albert: Buster Merryfield
PC: Geoffrey Leesley
Mental Mickey: Daniel Peacock
Charlie: Marcus Francis
Stew: David Thewlis
DJ: Mike Read

: A Question of Sport

Bill Beaumont and Emlyn Hughes captain two teams of sporting celebrities which this week include England's Rugby Union fly-half Rob Andrew ; European boxing champion Pat Cowdell ;
Olympic bronze medallist Keith Connor ; and England's soccer captain Bryan Robson. Questionmaster
David Coleman tests their knowledge of the faces, facts and feats that revive memories of the greatest -and the funniest - moments in sport. And the fifth and final question in the sporting challenge for viewers
Entries by postcard to A Question of Sport. BBCtv, PO Box 77 Manchester M60 7QS
(Closing date: 23 March 1985) Director PETER HAYWARD Producer MIKE ADLEY BBC Manchester


Unknown: Emlyn Hughes
Unknown: Rob Andrew
Unknown: Pat Cowdell
Unknown: Keith Connor
Unknown: Bryan Robson.
Unknown: David Coleman
Director: Peter Hayward
Producer: Mike Adley

: The Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Julia Somerville

: Crimewatch UK

The programme which asks You the viewer to turn crimefighter.
With Nick Ross and Sue Cook
Serious recent crimes are dramatically reconstructed, the police show the evidence to date, and you could provide the clues they need. The evidence in the murder of Hilda Murrell one year ago points, say police, to a burglary that went disastrously wrong. You could help solve the mystery and the controversy.
And the mystery of a young French holidaymaker named Veronique Mireille Marre in Cumbria who vanished as she walked past Wast Water Lake-is she alive or dead?
Nick Ross and Sue Cook wait for your calls in the Crimewatch studio.
Police officers David Hatcher and Helen Phelps report on the latest crime news from the Incident Desk. If you can help call the Crimewatch number:
[number removed]any time from 9.25 to the end of the evening.
Crimewatch Update at 11.25 pm


Presenter: Nick Ross
Presenter: Sue Cook
Police officer: David Hatcher
Police officer: Helen Phelps
Studio Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Ritchie Cogan
Editor: Peter Chafer

: Question Time

with Donald MacCormick at the Greenwood Theatre, London:
Jeffrey Archer Robin Cook , MP
The Rt Hon James Prior , MP
Sue Slipman Director


Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Jeffrey Archer
Unknown: Robin Cook
Unknown: Rt Hon James Prior
Unknown: Sue Slipman
Unknown: Ann Morley
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: The Cheltenham Festival

Highlights of the final day of the National Hunt
Festival, which featured the Tote Cheltenham Gold Cup, worth over £50,000 to the winner.

: Crimewatch Update

Developments and reminders from the Crimewatch team.

: Rockschool

A series of eight programmes giving hints and tips on playing to budding rock musicians.
This week, the blues and rock 'n' roll.
Deirdre Cartwright (guitar) Geoff Nicholls (drums) and Henry Thomas (bass) look at the basic musical vocabulary needed to play these styles - and how these have inspired most of what you hear in rock today. Featuring Freddie King B. B. King
Chet Atkins , Nile Rodgers Wilko Johnson Status Quo and many more!
Produced by CHRIS LENT Book, £8.50 from booksellers


Guitar: Deirdre Cartwright
Guitar: Geoff Nicholls
Bass: Henry Thomas
Unknown: Freddie King
Unknown: B. B. King
Unknown: Chet Atkins
Unknown: Nile Rodgers
Unknown: Wilko Johnson
Produced By: Chris Lent

: 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.

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