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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

News on the hour and half hour
Weather with Francis Wilson at 6.55, 7.25, 7.55, 8.25, 8.55 and 9.18
Nationwide news, weather and travel at 6.57, 7.27, 7.57 and 8.27
Sports news and features with David Icke and Bob Wilson at 7.20, 7.45 and 8.20 The morning papers reviewed by a guest at 8.37 With today - The Top 20: with Mike Smith at 7.32 Room Service: DIY advice from Gilly Love
Ask Alison: weekly financial advice from Alison Mitchell Plus all this week -
School's Out: school holiday fun and features


Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: David Icke
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Mike Smith

: Battle of the Planets

Invasion of the Space Centre Part 2

: Why Don't You...?

Puzzles, hobbies, games and jokes from the Belfast gang. Helen is baffled by boxes of buttons and Emer now knows some knock-out 'knock knocks'!

: Play School

Ben Bazell looks for signs of spring and follows Caterpillar Trail with Stuart Bradley


Unknown: Ben Bazell
Unknown: Stuart Bradley

: Gharbar

Parveen Mirza talks to Uttam Bedi from Hounslow about community transport, especially the dial-a-ride scheme there.
Learn how to make a kurta and hear music from Hamid Ali Khan.
An Asian Unit presentation
BBC Pebble Mill


Talks: Parveen Mirza
Unknown: Uttam Bedi
Unknown: Hamid Am Khan.

: The Apple Dumpling Gang

A two-part feature film 2: The Apple Dumpling
Gang join forces with the Hash Knife Outfit and together lay plans for the great Quake City bank robbery. But their foolproof scheme goes awry when they find the Stillwell Gang have beaten them to the gold.

: Treasures of Imperial China

This selection of films from China shows some of the exquisite craftsmanship of the decorations and objects that were part of the Ming Emperors' daily lives and also reveals them as patrons of an astonishing religious art - 51,000 Buddhas carved in the living rock.
Narrator David March
Produced by the CENTRAL NEWSREEL AND DOCUMENTARY FILM UNIT, The People's Republic of China English version written by DAVID WEIR
Film editor MATT MCCARTHY Presented for television by GAY ROBERTSON


Written By: David Weir
Editor: Matt McCarthy

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Michael Cole
Weather News BILL GILES
12.57 Regional News (London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Pebble Mill at One

Today Michael Smith is joined by another top
British cookery expert for his series Chef 's Special; and a popular mode of transport in the 1940s and 50s, the motorbike and sidecar, makes a long-awaited comeback.


Unknown: Michael Smith

: Mr Benn

A See-Saw programme

: Racing from Cheltenham

Introduced by JULIAN WILSON
2.30 The George Duller Handicap Hurdle (2½m)
3.5 The Steel Plate and Sections Young 'Chasers
Championship Final (2½m)
3.40 The Golden Miller Steeplechase (3m 2f) Commentators
(Coverage continues on BBC2)


Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Richard Pitman
Producer: Richard Tilling

: Regional News

: Lay on Five

with Floella Benjamin and Howard Lee
Visit the circus with Merlin Balfour and his family, and watch Floella put her foot in it with children at the South Aston Play Centre!
Musical director PETER GOSUNG Percussion WILL HILL
Videotape editor SAM SEAL Film editor GERRY BARWICK Designer AUSTIN RUDDY Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE


Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Howard Lee
Unknown: Merlin Balfour
Director: Peter Gosung
Editor: Gerry Barwick
Producer: Cynthia Felgate
Unknown: Christine Hewitt

: The Wombles

: The Biskitts: The Moonpond; Fly Me to the Goon

A new cartoon series.

: Take Two

Josephine Buchan presents the programme that gives you the opportunity to comment on BBCtv.
Under discussion this week: Only Fools and Horses Prizes will be given for the best-written television criticism, and for younger viewers a prize for a drawing or painting of their favourite television personality.
All this together with your letters and requests to see again clips from your most popular programmes. Producer PHILIPCHlLVERS


Unknown: Josephine Buchan

: The Red Hand Gang

2: The Spooky Hideout

: Grange Hill

Episode 15 by JOHN GODBER Gonch lands himself in deep water when he discovers Mr Bronson 's swimming habit.
Script editor ANTHONY MlNGHELLA Producer BEN REA


Unknown: John Godber
Unknown: Mr Bronson
Editor: Anthony Mlnghella
Producer: Ben Rea
Director: David Bell
Mr Bronson: Michael Sheard
Miss Washington: Caroline Gruber
Miss Booth: Karen Ford
Mrs McClusky: Gwyneth Powell
Mr Baxter: Michael Cronin
Mr Legge: Ian Redford
Mrs Wallace: Zienia Merton
Chairman: Stephen Churchett
Builders: Frank Jarvis,
Builders: Ben Thomas
Gonch Gardner: John Holmes
Hollo Holloway: Bradley Sheppard
Robbie Wright: John Alford
Vince Savage: Steve George
Eric Wallace: James Hickling

: The Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas WitcheU and Jeremy Paxman followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witcheu
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman

: Regional news magazines

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

: Wogan

Join Terry and his guests live from the Television Theatre, London for the Wednesday wingwing.


Unknown: Join Terry

: Monkey Business

Is there really a cowboy that's a bird?
Does the GLC give grants for small pets?
Do cassowaries actually wear crash helmets?
These and other questions dredged from the depths of the Natural History Unit and put to team captains Floella Benjamin and Jeremy Cherfas and their teams Dave Lee Travis
Toni Arthur
Windsor Davies and Mike Stoddart
The man with the answers Henry Kelly
Assistant producer MARION ZUNZ Director MARTYN SUKER Producer JOHN DOBSON BBC Bristol


Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Jeremy Cherfas
Unknown: Dave Lee Travis
Unknown: Toni Arthur
Unknown: Windsor Davies
Unknown: Mike Stoddart
Unknown: Henry Kelly
Unknown: Nicola Davies
Producer: Marion Zunz
Director: Martyn Suker
Producer: John Dobson

: Dallas

Bail Out
Battle commences and Cliff's obsession threatens to drive Mandy towards his arch adversary - but will this be a triumph of style over content? Jenna returns to
Southfork on bail where she hears some bitter advice on her future. As Pam receives new word of Mark her resolve not to fight Bobby appears to work in J.R.'s favour-but a guilty conscience is about to change that....


Written By: David Paulsen
Directed By: Michael Preece
Bobby: Patrick Duffy
Sue Ellen: Linda Gray
J R: Larry Hagman
Donna: Susan Howard
Ray: Steve Kanaly
Clayton: Howard Keel
Cliff: Ken Kercheval
Jenna: Priscilla Beaulieu Presley
Pam: Victoria Principal
Miss Ellie: Donna Reed
Lucy: Charlene Tilton
Mandy: Deborah Shelton
Jamie: Jenilee Harrison
Scotty Demerest: Stephen Elliott
Charlie: Shalane McCall
Harve Smithfield: George 0. Petrie

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Conservative Party

: The Nine O'Clock News

with John Humphrys Weather News


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Q.E.D.

The Body in the Bog
How would you feel if you found a foot in your machinery at work? For peat-cutter Eddie Slack , 'it was terrible'. But for
Britain's archaeologists it was tremendously exciting. It turned out to be the preserved foot of a 2,500-year-old Iron Age man.
With Q.E.D.'s cameramen looking over their shoulders, a team led by Dr Ian Stead uncovered elbows, arm, fingernails, a ginger moustache and beard, neatly clipped. Then they found a garrotte around his neck.
Was it a mugging or ritual sacrifice? What was his last meal? What could modern technology reveal about the prehistoric murder victim? Series editor DAVID FILKIN


Unknown: Eddie Slack
Unknown: Dr Ian Stead
Producer: Simon Campbell-Jones

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Harry Carpenter
Including highlights of tonight's European football. From an original entry of 16 British clubs, only Liverpool and Everton have survived to contest the semi-finals of this season's European competitions.
Tonight at Anfield, LIVERPOOL play PANATHINAIKOS of Greece, hoping to build up a big lead in the first leg, and reach the European Cup Final for the fifth time.
Meanwhile, in the Cup-
Winners' Cup, EVERTON-who have never played in a European final -face a difficult match away to
BAYERN MUNICH, the most successful German club in Europe, and conquerors of AS Roma in the last round.
Commentator BARRY DAVIES Television presentation: JOHN SHREWSBURY


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter
Producer: Roger Moody
Editor: John Rowunson

: Taxi

The Road Not Taken Part 2
As Elaine nears a decision on her future, Latka and Alex tell the stories of the great turning points in their lives. Latka relives the moment when he left his mother and the old country to come to America. Alex tells of a disastrous job interview which ended his career as a man of ambition. The moment of truth arrives when Elaine's prospective employer comes to the garage for an answer. Written by IAN FRAZIER and HOWARD GEWIRTZ


Written By: Ian Frazier
Written By: Howard Gewirtz
Directed By: James Burrows
Alex: Judd Hirsch
Louie: Danny de Vito
Elaine: Marilu Henner
Tony: Tony Danza
Latka: Andy Kaufman
Jim: Christopher Lloyd

: 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.

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