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: Ceefax AM

starts your day with news, sport, weather and travel available to all viewers whether or not they have teletext sets.

: Breakfast Time

The brightest start to your day with the team who's best at breakfast.
News on the hour and half hour.
Weather with Francis Wilson at 6.55, 7.25, 7.55,
8.25, 8.55, 9.18
Nationwide news, weather and travel from local BBC studios at 6.57, 7.27, 7.57,
Sports news and features with David Icke and Bob Wilson at 7.20, 7.45, 8.20 The morning papers: a personal view from a guest at 8.37
Including this morning -the latest pop news with Mike Smith at 7.32;
Lynn Faulds Wood reports from the consumer desk at
8.15; Russell Grant with his Monday horoscopes and after 9.0 o'clock Russell's unique correspondence column of the air Write to Russell. Plus School's Out: Easter holiday fun and features.


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

: Play School

Monday's child is fair of face Presenter Elizabeth Watts Guest Brian Jameson Story: The Loud Baby by BERNARD MACLAVERTY


Presenter: Elizabeth Watts
Presenter: Guest Brian Jameson
Unknown: Bernard MacLaverty

: News After Noon

with Frances Coverdale and Michael Cole Weather News


Unknown: Frances Coverdale

: Regional News

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

: Pebble Mill at One

Lunchtime at the Mill brings you the new face of British farming. Meet the man who's going to change its old image.
Join Marian Foster and Paul Coia for a menu of information, talent, music, and wit.


Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: Paul Coia

: Chigley: The Balloon

A See-Saw programme.


Narrator: Brian Cant

: Family History

The first of five programmes Everyone has ancestors but few of us know much about them. Were they merchants or craftsmen - Roundheads or Cavaliers, Normans or Saxons? How far can you trace your family tree? Presented by Gordon Honeycombe and based on his search into his family history.
Book, E3.50 from booksellers


Presented By: Gordon Honeycombe

: Streetwise

The seventh of eight programmes presented by Sarah Kennedy.
Four women who outwitted potential rapists by their own resourcefulness talk about their experiences. The programme also shows a simple move which does not require physical strength, but which could help you escape from a rapist. Production
Book, £1.95 from booksellers


Presented By: Sarah Kennedy.
Unknown: Jenny Rogers

: Prima!

The last of eight programmes devised by TERRY HAWKIN Deutschland, Bitte! Steve has a job in a camping-site on the topless island of Sylit. Petra pays him a visit.
Book, £2.95 from booksellers


Unknown: Terry Hawkin
Directed By: Nicholas Metcalfe
Produced By: Tony Roberts

: Songs of Praise

from Stafford

: World Snooker

The Embassy
World Professional Snooker Championship from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield
The 1984 Classic winner WILLIE THORNE (12) commences his first-round match this afternoon, while Australian number one
EDDIE CHARLTON competes his first-round likely tussle with fellow countryman JOHN CAMPBELL.
Introduced by DAVID ICKE
3.53 Regional News


Unknown: Willie Thorne
Unknown: Eddie Charlton
Unknown: John Campbell.
Introduced By: David Icke

: Bertha: The Windmills

Bertha is making money boxes, and when Roy and Nell test one they get a surprise.


Writer: Eric Charles
[Actress]: Sheila Walker
Narrator: Roy Kinnear
Music composed by: Bryan Daly
Editor: Martin Bohan
Director of animation: Derek Mogford
Designed and produced by: Ivor Wood

: Captain Caveman: Cavey's Winter Carnival Caper

Karena the ice show star is only a shadow of her former self.

: Busker

A series of eight programmes written and told by Christopher Lillicrap 2: Sinking in the Rain
'I could do my goldfish song,' offers Diane Braithwaite , when the Back Alley kids plan a show about Noah's Ark. But no one wants to know-until Slasher Smith has trouble with the flood! Producer ALAN RUSSELL
Executive producer DAVID BROWN BBC Manchester


Told By: Christopher Lillicrap
Unknown: Diane Braithwaite
Unknown: Slasher Smith
Producer: Alan Russell
Producer: David Brown

: Dungeons and Dragons: The Treasure of the Trados

The further adventures of the six youngsters who are trapped in the land of magic and must tackle many fearful dangers before they can all get back home.

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom
Janet Ellis , Michael Sundin Up the Rams!
'Come on Derby!' is a familiar cry for Simon when he goes to support his home team. Third Division or not, the Baseball Ground is still a scene of celebration as thousands turn out every Saturday to support
County's centenary season. But who's that in the number seven shirt? Have
Derby signed a new midfield star? Find out the score when Simon plays the game of his life with his heroes, and fulfills his wildest dreams! Assistant editor LEWIS BRONZE Editor BIDDY BAXTER


Unknown: Simon Groom
Unknown: Janet Ellis
Unknown: Michael Sundin
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: Grange Hill

Episode 16 by MARGARET SIMPSON Departure day for the French kids. It's au revoir for some and plain goodbye for others. Roland can't face parting with Fabienne at all. Devised by PHIL REDMOND Director DAVID BELL
(For cast see Wednesday page 49) 9 BACK PAGES: 78


Unknown: Margaret Simpson
Director: David Bell

: The Six O'Clock News

Nicholas Witchell and Jeremy Paxman present 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

: London Plus

Sally Magnusson
Guy Michelmore and Bob Wellings bring you tonight's headlines and tomorrow's talking points. The London Plus reporters are with the people making the news. Plus sport with MICHAEL WALE and the stars and stories from the world of entertainment. Editor PHILIP HARDING


Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Guy Michelmore
Unknown: Bob Wellings
Unknown: Michael Wale
Editor: Philip Harding

: Wogan

Terry says 'Willkommen Pet' as Jimmy Nail joins him tonight for a Lumpschenkeln comparison live from the Television Theatre, London.


Unknown: Jimmy Nail

: Fame

starring as the staff and students of New York's celebrated dream factory, the High School for the Performing Arts
The Ballad of Ray Claxton As television cameras roam the school, the romance between Jesse and Nicole is rocked when she becomes involved with a young singer-songwriter. But the songbird happens also to be a jailbird ...
Written by PAUL EHRMANN Directed by ALAN ARKUSH


Unknown: Ray Claxton
Written By: Paul Ehrmann
Directed By: Alan Arkush
Lydia: Debbie Allen
Jesse Velasquez: Jesse Borrego
Holly: Cynthia Gibb
Shorofsky: Albert Hague
Christopher Donlan: Billy Hufsey
Danny Amatullo: Carlo Imperato
Cleo Hewitt: Janet Jackson
Elizabeth Sherwood: Carol Mayo Jenkins
Doris Schwartz: Valerie Landsburg
Mrs Berg: Ann Nelson
Nicole Chapman: Nia Peeples
Leroy: Gene Anthony Ray
Morloch: Ken Swofford
Ray Claxton: Tom Schanley
Becky Guest: Gail Strickland

: Three Up, Two Down

A comedy in six episodes by RICHARD OMMANNEY
1: Nick, a photographer, and his young wife, Angie, have just become the proud parents of a little boy, but money is tight, so Nick's south
London father, Sam, has a suggestion to alleviate the financial burden. However, Angie's mother Daphne arrives from Cheltenham with an alternative suggestion -and she's used to getting her own way.
Designer JO DAY


Unknown: Richard Ommanney
Producer: David Askey
Director: Mandie Fletcher
Daphne: Angela Thorne
Sam: Michael Elphick
Angie: Lysette Anthony
Nick: Ray Burdis

Blog posts that mention this programme:

Tanner, Tewson and Thorne - Three Ts of Character Acting 25 January 2019
Tanner, Tewson and Thorne - Three Ts of Character Acting 25 January 2019

: The Nine O'Clock News

with John Humphrys and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world. Weather News


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Panorama

Protecting the Unborn Child? Enoch Powell 's Bill to ban research on human embryos is racing through Parliament. It's supported by a big majority in the House of Commons and massive petitions from the public. But infertile couples and parents of handicapped children are desperately trying to stop it. They see human embryo research as the only hope for avoiding human tragedies in the future. Do these ends justify the means?
As Parliament reassembles
Margaret Jay reports on this crucial debate - where both sides think they are the best protectors of the unborn child. Producer


Unknown: Enoch Powell
Unknown: Margaret Jay
Unknown: Francesca Kirby-Green
Editor: Peter Ibbotson

: The Monday Film: Rollerball

James Caan
John Houseman The year is 2018.
Poverty, sickness and international tension have been eliminated from the world. In this futuristic society, the most Popular sport is rollerball, a vicious, fast-moving combination of football and hockey. The violence of the game is designed to release anti-social feelings among the spectators, but gradually they clamour for more and more excitement. The games become tougher until finally the opposing teams decide on a New York game with no holds barred.
Screenplay by WILLIAM HARRISON Based on his own short story Produced and directed by NORMAN JEWISON
0 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: James Caan
Unknown: John Houseman
Unknown: William Harrison
Directed By: Norman Jewison
Jonathan E: James Caan
Bartholomew: John Houseman
Ella: Maud Adams
Moonpie: John Beck
CletUS: Moses Gunn
Mackie: Pamela Hensley
Daphne: Barbara Trentham
Librarian: Ralph Richardson
Team executive: Shane Rimmer
Team trainer: Alfred Thomas
Jonathan's captain of guard: Burnell Tucker
Jonathan's guard: Angus MacInnes

: 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.

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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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