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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott Including today:
Zoe's View: Breakfast Time's teenage correspondent 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]
Plus, all this week,
School's Out school holiday fun and features.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Zoe Brown
Unknown: Glynn Christian
Unknown: Richard Smith

: Battle of the Planets

A science-fiction cartoon series
Strike at Spectra
G-Force go into action against Spectra, but it seems they are heading into a death-trap.

: Why Don't You ...

just switch off your television set and go out and do something less boring instead?
Puzzles, hobbies, games and jokes from the Belfast gang. The gang have a visitor with a windmill, and Simon and Julie-Anne go bananas! Lighting ERNEST J. COOKE Sound KARL WALKER
Series producer PETER CHARLTON (Today's recipe is on Ceefax page 184)


Designer: John Armstrong
Producer: Brian Willis
Producer: Peter Charlton

: Play School

It's carnival time,
So come and play mas.
Presenter Sheelagh Gilbey Guest Ben Thomas
Story: Harlequin and the Gift of Many Colours, by REMY CHARLIP and BURTON SUPREE Director DIANNE KENNY


Presenter: Sheelagh Gilbey
Presenter: Guest Ben Thomas
Unknown: Remy Charlip
Unknown: Burton Supree
Director: Dianne Kenny

: Bonanza

Anatomy of a Lynching When the killer of a much-respected local citizen is freed on perjured evidence, the people of Virginia City seek their own brand of justice. The
Cartwrights and the Sheriff fight to uphold the due process of the law.


Written By: Preston Wood
Directed By: William Wiard
Ben: Lome Greene
Hoss: Dan Blocker
Little Joe: Michael Landon

: Kopje - A Rock for All Seasons

Granite islands set in the Serengeti's rolling ocean of grassland called 'kopjes' are a lair for lions and cheetahs. Huge trees, secret pools and a wealth of plants hide and feed the curious hydraxes, the acrobatic agama lizards, and giraffes, klipspringers and huge eagles. Such animals endure even the driest of seasons here, finding refuge among these ancient African rocks. Narrated and produced by BARRY PAINE
Film editor PETER HEELEY


Produced By: Barry Paine
Editor: Peter Heeley

: News After Noon

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


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Pebble Mill at One

Interior designer
Maggie Colvin rejoins Bill Eykyn in the Pebble Mill house to see her ideas realised and you can meet another finalist in the Youth Caring Awards - this time a talking magazine for blind Glasgow teenagers.


Unknown: Maggie Colvin
Unknown: Bill Eykyn

: Trumpton

A See-Saw programme.

: Racing from Cheltenham

Featuring the Railfreight
Jockeys World Championship On what is almost certainly his last day's riding at Cheltenham, champion jockey JOHN FRANCOME defends his world title against riders from Europe, Australasia and the Far
East. The diminutive
SHINOBU HOSHINO again represents Japan.
2.15 The Freight-train
Handicap Hurdle Race (2m)
2.50 The Speedlink
Distribution Handicap Hurdle Race (3m)
3.25 The TOTS Handicap Hurdle Race (2m)
Introduced by JULIAN WILSON Commentators


Unknown: John Francome
Unknown: Shinobu Hoshino
Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Richard Pitman

: Cartoon Double Bill

Billy Boy and Cock -a -doodle Dog
Directed by TEX AVERY


Unknown: Billy Boy
Directed By: Tex Avery

: Mop and Smiff

A series of ten programmes, written and presented by Mike Amatt. Mop is a shaggy-haired sheep dog, Smiff a bright-eyed tabby cat. They live in the village on the hill, where daydreams are free and wishes come true. 2: The Circus
Mop sees the Big Top Travelling Show, and dreams of stardom. Writer MIKE AMATT
Animation SIMON AND SARA BOR Director SID WADDELL Producer DAVID BROWN BBC Manchester


Presented By: Mike Amatt.
Unknown: Mike Amatt
Unknown: Animation Simon
Director: Sid Waddell
Producer: David Brown

: Ivor the Engine

Mrs Bird

: Jigsaw

starring Adrian Hedley with Julia Binsted Howard Stableford and Wilf Lunn
Written by CLIVE DOIG


Unknown: Adrian Hedley
Unknown: Julia Binsted
Unknown: Howard Stableford
Unknown: Wilf Lunn
Written By: Clive Doig
Producer: Judy Whitfield
Director: Bob Blagden

: Bananaman

Lost Tribe of the Tapiocas with the voices of TIM BROOKE-TAYLOR
Written by BERNIE KAY Music by DAVE COOKE
Produced by TREVOR BOND
Directed by TERRY WARD


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Bill Oddie.
Written By: Bernie Kay
Music By: Dave Cooke
Produced By: Trevor Bond
Directed By: Terry Ward

: Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds

Dogtanian Saves the Day In which Dogtanian and Juliet keep guard over the Queen during her secret meeting with the English duke.


Produced By: Claudio Biern Boyd

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom Janet Ellis and Michael Sundin
Dig This! One hundred and fifty-eight model excavators and mechanical diggers fill the studio today.
Peter Grimshaw of Atherton started collecting them in 1946 when he was 10. Now he reckons it's the biggest collection in the country. Watch out for the spectacular Walking Dragline, too!


Presenter: Simon Groom
Presenter: Janet Ellis
Presenter: Michael Sundin
Guest: Peter Grimshaw
Assistant Editor: Lewis Bronze
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: Dr Kildare

The classic medical drama series starring with guest stars
2: A Gift of Love
Joe Quintan 's devil-may-care approach to life places his own in great danger, while his daughter reveals a remarkable capacity for faith and courage ...


Unknown: Joe Quintan
Dr James Kildare: Richard Chamberlain
Dr Leonard Gillespie: Raymond Massey
Nurse Zoe Lawton: Lee Kurty
Joe Quinlan: Fred Astaire
Sister Benjamin: Laura Devon
Healy: Harry Morgan

: The Six O'Clock News

Nicholas Witchell and Jeremy Paxman 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
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman

: Regional news magazines

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

: EastEnders

by Glen McCoy.
'Me and your mother's got plans for you. And they don't include you being a layabout'.
(For cast see Tuesday page 49 Omnibus edition next Sunday)
EastEnders Line: dial [number removed]
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Glen McCoy
Director: Sue Butterworth

: Tomorrow's World

Presented by Judith Hann Peter Macann , Maggie Philbin and, new to Tomorrow's World, Howard Stableford
Could bubbles be the secret of the Bermuda Triangle? Ever seen a house which can turn its back on its neighbours? Or a motorcycle sidecar which can leap over ten cars? And how would you like a psychiatrist in your pocket? Find out more about what's new, fascinating or bizarre in the world of science in the latest series of Tomorrow's World. Producers CYNTHIA PAGE MARTIN MORTIMORE and DANA PURVIS


Presented By: Judith Hann
Presented By: Peter MacAnn
Presented By: Maggie Philbin
Producers: Cynthia Page
Producers: Martin Mortimore
Director: Stuart MacDonald
Editor: Richard Reisz

: Top of the Pops

A live presentation.
Hits from the Top 40 and videos from the Top 10.
Introduced by John Peel and Janice Long.


Presenter: John Peel
Presenter: Janice Long
Sound: Neil Sadwick
Lighting: Warwick Fielding
Designer: Gary Williamson
Production: Michael Hurll

: A Question of Sport

Last of the present series Bill Beaumont and Emlyn Hughes captain two teams of sporting celebrities: cricket's Middlesex and England vice-captain Mike
Gatting; the reigning British PGA champion Howard Clark ; snooker's most consistent maximum break scorer Willie Thome and Scotland's rugby union captain David Leslie. Questionmaster
David Coleman tests their knowledge of the faces, facts and feats that revive memories of the greatest -and the funniest - moments in sport. Director PETER HAYWARD Producer MIKE ADLEY BBC Manchester


Unknown: Bill Beaumont
Unknown: Emlyn Hughes
Unknown: Howard Clark
Unknown: Willie Thome
Unknown: Captain David Leslie.
Unknown: David Coleman
Director: Peter Hayward
Producer: Mike Adley

: The Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville Weather News

: I Woke Up One Morning

The story of four drinking men starring
Michael Angelis Peter Caffrey
Robert Gillespie Frederick Jaeger
Title music composed and performed by BILL LOVELADY and MITCH DALTON Designer TONY SNOADEN Produced and directed by ROBIN NASH


Unknown: Michael Angelis
Unknown: Peter Caffrey
Unknown: Robert Gillespie
Unknown: Frederick Jaeger
Unknown: Bill Lovelady
Unknown: Mitch Dalton
Designer: Tony Snoaden
Directed By: Robin Nash
Max: Michael Angelis
Zero: Robert Gillespie
Danny: Peter Caffrey
Eddie: Jonathan Kydd
Derek: Frederick Jaeger
'Irrelevant': Tim Potter
Sister May: Frances White
Rosa: Shirin Taylor
Isobel: Jennifer Daniel
Tombola man: Mike O'Malley
Marta: Mitzi Rogers
Maureen: Jane Lowe

: Cover Up

A feature-length episode introducing a new American series beginning tomorrow. starring
The glamorous world of fashion photographer
Dani Reynolds is shattered when she learns of her husband's murder in South America and his role as an outrider-a US intelligence agent operating on his own in perilous circumstances. Determined to investigate his death, Dani contracts the help of Mac Harper , a specially-trained soldier with the looks of a male model.
Using a photographic assignment as a cover, Mac and Dani enter a world where high fashion meets high risks as they unearth an incredible plot which threatens to change the balance of world power....
Written by GLEN A. LARSON Directed by PETER CRANE


Unknown: Dani Reynolds
Unknown: Mac Harper
Written By: Glen A. Larson
Directed By: Peter Crane
Mac Harper: Jon-Erik Hexum
Dani Reynolds: Jennifer O'Neill
Henry Towler: Richard Anderson
George LeMare: Louis Jourdan
Michelle Loy: Catherine Oxenberg
Merilee Taylor: Mary Crosby
Mason Carter: Robert Webber
Cal Tillis: Doug McClure
Carlos: Joe Santos

: Rockschool

Hints and tips for budding rock musicians.
This week: crossover styles Deirdre Cartwright (guitar), Geoff Nicholls (drums) and Henry Thomas (bass) look at some of the musical ideas covered in the series and show that by mixing styles and techniques you can create new sounds. featuring Carl Palmer
Gang of Four, Siouxsie and the Banshees and The Police Assistant producer DEBORAH PERKIN Produced by CHRIS LENT


Guitar: Deirdre Cartwright
Guitar: Geoff Nicholls
Bass: Henry Thomas
Unknown: Carl Palmer
Producer: Deborah Perkin
Produced By: Chris Lent

: Weather

About this project

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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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