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: CeefaxAM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Nick Ross Timetable:
News on the hour and half hour
Weather with Francis Wilson at 6.55, 7.25, 7.55, 8.25, 8.55
Nationwide news, weather and travel from your local BBC studio at 6.57, 7.27,
7.57 and 8.27
Sports news and features with Bob Wilson at 7.20
Morning papers reviewed by today's guest at 8.37
Including this morning:
The Top 20 - a look at the new chart at 7.32
Ask Alison - Alison Mitchell presents her weekly money advice and takes your calls on [number removed]


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Alison Mitchell

: The Pink Panther Show

Genie with the Light Pink Fur Cherche Le Phantom Pinknic

: Huckleberry Finn and His Friends

3: The Engagement
Tom's punishment was to whitewash the fence but he tricked the town boys into doing the work for him and paying for the privilege in Bible tickets. But he forgets he's still one ticket short when he meets and is smitten by Becky Thatcher. Huck helps Tom win the Bible.


Unknown: Becky Thatcher.

: Why Don't You...?

Things to do and things to make, cakes and jokes, puzzles and posers, indoors and out, from the Bristol gang. Today, visitors from America, body-popping, robotics and a disco!

: Play School

Pepe says clap your hands Presenter Carol Chell Guests
Andrew Secombe Jane Hoare
Story: The Mexican Hat Shop by SHARON MILLER


Presenter: Carol Chell
Unknown: Andrew Secombe
Unknown: Jane Hoare
Unknown: Sharon Miller
Director: Sharon Miller

: Gharbar

Some diets are trendy, some can be harmful.
Surinder Kochar talks to dietician Kiran Shukla and schoolteacher/housewife
Kanti Bajaj about the efficacy or otherwise of different methods of losing weight. The musical diet today is a Punjabi geet by Alamgir Mir and a Bangla folksong from Shankar Ganguli.
An Asian Unit presentation BBCPebbleMill


Talks: Surinder Kochar
Unknown: Kiran Shukla
Unknown: Kanti Bajaj
Unknown: Shankar Ganguli.

: News after Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale Weather IAN MCCASKILL
1.27 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial
Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme with Chloe Ashcroft and Don Spencer
Musical director PETER GOSLING Produced by CHRISTINE HEWITT Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE
1.45 Pages from Ceefax
4.18 Regional News


Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Don Spencer
Director: Peter Gosling
Produced By: Christine Hewitt
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: King Rollo

The magician finds a way to get King Rollo to take a bath. Narration Ray Brooks Music DUNCAN LAMONT Animation LEO BELTOFF Production CLIVE JUSTER


Unknown: David McKee
Unknown: Clive Juster

: Bric-a-Brac

with Brian Cant
Brian has fun finding things that begin with the same sound as fridge, fence, flowers and flippers among his Bric-a-Brac and unfolds a book full of circus folk - International Circus by LOTHER MEGGENDORFER.
Written and directed by NICK WILSON Produced by MICHAEL COLE


Unknown: Brian Cant
Unknown: Lother Meggendorfer.
Directed By: Nick Wilson
Produced By: Michael Cole

: The Wombles

Told by Bernard Cribbins Music by MIKE BATT
Animated by BARRY LEITH Directed by IVOR WOOD


Unknown: Elisabeth Beresford
Told By: Bernard Cribbins
Music By: Mike Batt
Directed By: Ivor Wood

: Battle of the Planets

A cartoon series
Demons of the Desert
G-Force fly to the Arabian
Desert to help a young friend, the Sheik of Aburra, and restore him to his rightful throne.

: Gentle Ben

with Dennis Weaver and Clint Howard
A series of outdoor adventure stories about a boy and his giant pet bear. The Invasion of Willie Sam Gopher
Mark tries to persuade Willie Sam the Indian to send his son to school.


Unknown: Dennis Weaver
Unknown: Clint Howard
Unknown: Willie Sam Gopher
Unknown: Willie Sam
Produced By: George Sherman

: Rolf Harris Cartoon Time

Rolf Harris presents a selection of classic cartoons set in a winter landscape of snow and ice.
Director MAY miller Producer DAVID PLATT


Producer: David Platt

: The Six O'Clock News

Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey present the latest pictures, stories and events of the day from Britain and around the world followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Regional news magazines

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

: Wogan

Under the scorching summer sun of Shepherd's
Bush Green Terry has no time to envy holiday-makers basking beside the seaside in their deckchairs while the day job keeps him incarcerated live in the Television Theatre.


Unknown: Bush Green Terry

: Kingfisher

Thought to be a 'mysterious bird' - 'the very spirit of good luck' - the Kingfisher has its secrets revealed in this remarkable and beautifully shot film.
From the first fragile moments of life in the underground chamber to the blue dart above the stream, the sheer brilliance of this spear fisherman is shown to be the true spectacle of Tennyson's 'secret splendour of the brook'.
Narrated by Bernard Falk Photographed by RON EASTMAN
A Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Film


Unknown: Bernard Falk

: Fell Tiger

A six-part drama serial by CHRISTOPHER GREEN starring
David Hayman as Joe Borrow
1: Joe Borrow , one of the world's top mountaineers, returns from a Himalayan expedition to be hailed as a hero following his rescue of a fellow climber. But on his arrival home among the Lake District Fells he is confronted by dishonesty and deceit and suddenly finds himself fighting for his future and his marriage.
Music composed by DARYL RUNSWICK OB lighting JAMES MAIDEN Designer ALEX GOURLAY
Script editor MAGGIE ALLEN Produced by BOB MCINTOSH
Directed by STEPHEN BUTCHER BBC Scotland


Unknown: David Hayman
Unknown: Joe Borrow
Composed By: Daryl Runswick
Unknown: James Maiden
Designer: Alex Gourlay
Editor: Maggie Allen
Produced By: Bob McIntosh
Directed By: Stephen Butcher
Kath Borrow: Alyson Spiro
Susan Harvey: Jan Harvey
Don Stanforth: Neil Phillips
Mal Fleet: Mark Drewry
Martin Cunningham: Ian Marter
Dave Ashton: Eamon Boland
John Ainsley: David English
Helen Stanforth: Bridget Biagi
Junior surgeon: Victor Greene
PR man: Will Tacey
Reporters at Heathrow: Drew Dawson
Reporters at Heathrow: John McArdle
Reporter at hospital: Robin MacIntyre
Cub reporter: Derek Hicks
Head waiter: Ian Blower
Hospital porter: George Bridgeman

: Points of View

Barry Took with your comments in the programme You help to write.
"oducer BERNARD NEWNHAM please send letters to: Barry Took , joints of View, BBC Television Centre. London W12 8QT


Unknown: Barry Took
Unknown: Barry Took

: The Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Julia Somerville

: Real Lives

The first in a new series of six film documentaries about People of today. Lost in Space
In February 1984, high in space, two satellites were launched from the Shuttle Challenger - and lost.
It was an expensive mistake. Tonight's film is a unique account of what went on behind the scenes, at NASA and in space, during a desperate rescue - Mission
51A - a rescue that seemed to be going well until Mission Control heard the fateful words 'Houston - Discovery, we have a problem'. Faces drain, Managers huddle in clamouring groups, insurers gaze on helplessly, secretaries cry, while the Flight Director puts on a brave smile and hopes he has resourceful astronauts. NASA launched the satellite in a blaze of new technology, but when all went wrong it was two men and a spanner who had to go to the rescue.
Film cameraman DAVE GRAY Film editors


Unknown: Dave Gray
Unknown: David Elliott
Unknown: Jim Duffy
Producer: Paul Watson

: Come Dancing

Introduced by David Jacobs
From the floor of the majestic Tower Ballroom, Blackpool,
SCOTLAND opposes the NORTH-WEST for a place in the second semi-final.
Commentator CHARLES NOVE is armed with the facts and figures and MD ANDY ROSS , in his dance band feature, remembers the legendary
Tommy Dorsey in a special dance by Martin and Christine Harvey
Arranged by ERIC D. MORLEY Sound ALAN FOX


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Commentator: Charles Nove
Unknown: Andy Ross
Unknown: Tommy Dorsey
Unknown: Christine Harvey
Arranged By: Eric D. Morley
Unknown: John Crowther
Director: David Pickthall
Producer: Simon Betts

: Glitter

The stories behind the pages of America's top weekly glossy magazine starring and tonight's guest stars Justine Bateman
Theodore Bikel , Mary Crosby Christopher Durham Michelle Johnson and Viveca Lindfords On Your Toes
After scooping an interview with a prima ballerina, Sam and Kate become involved in the defection of a member of a Soviet ballet troupe.
Meanwhile, Jennifer and Pete learn first hand why an exclusive Texas health spa is strictly off limits to reporters. Written by DUANE POOLE and TOM SWALE
Directed by ALAN RAFKIN


Unknown: Theodore Bikel
Unknown: Mary Crosby
Unknown: Christopher Durham
Unknown: Michelle Johnson
Unknown: Viveca Lindfords
Written By: Duane Poole
Directed By: Alan Rafkin
Sam Dillon: David Birney
Kate Simpson: Morgan Brittany
Pete Bozak: Christopher Mayer
Jennifer Douglas: Diane Kay
'Chip' Craddock: Timothy Patrick Murphy
Angela Timini: Tracy Nelson
Clive Richlin: Arte Johnson
Shelley Sealy: Barbara Sharma
Charles Hardwick: Arthur Hill

: 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.

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