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: CeefaxAM

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

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Debbie Greenwood Including this morning: Advice Line - the panel answers your calls and your letters at 7.32 and 8.45; Titch's 's Pitch - join
Alan Titchmarsh in his garden for seasonal advice; Glynn
Christian cooks up some recipe ideas; and Beverley Alt has the latest in fashion trends.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Beverley Alt

: The Pink Panther Show: Pierre and Cottage Cheese, Pinkcome Tax, Cirrhosis of the Louvre

Today: Pierre and Cottage Cheese, Pinkcome Tax, Cirrhosis of the Louvre

: Huckleberry Finn and His Friends

7: Such a Lovely Funeral Huck, Tom and Joe were enjoying their runaway life on the deserted island until they realised the townsfolk believed they had been drowned. Tom has a pang of conscience, leaves a note for his friends and has started swimming ashore.

: Why Don't You...?

Puzzles, hobbies, games and jokes from the Belfast gang. With the Why Don You. .. ? school uniform fashion show, and some apple ideas to get your teeth into!


Unknown: Don You.

: Play School

You're a poet
And you didn't know it
Presenter Stuart Bradley Guest Chloe Ashcroft Story: Frederick by LEO LIONNI


Presenter: Stuart Bradley

: News After Noon

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


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Postman Pat: The Sheep in the Clover Field

A See-Saw programme

Chasing sheep isn't really part of a postman's work. But when they've got out of their field and are in danger, Pat has to go and help Ted Glenn round them up. And then they meet Major Forbes's bull.

: Glorious Goodwood

BBC Television cameras cover four races on the opening day of one of racing's most enjoyable weeks of the year at Britain's most picturesque racecourse.
2.30 The Molecomb Stakes (5f)
3.0 The Oak Tree Stakes (7f)
3.40 The William Hill
Stewards' Cup (Handicap. 6f) The season's most valuable sprint handicap which always provides wide open betting and a thrilling spectacle.
Introduced by JULIAN WILSON Commentators
Television presentation BOB DUNCAN


Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Jimmy Lindley
Unknown: John Hanmer
Reporter: Jonathan Powell
Unknown: Bob Duncan

: Regional News

: Heads and Tails

Food and Drink

: Laurel and Hardy

rub the lamp up the wrong way in The Genie Was a Meanie a cartoon series

: The Kwicky Koala Show: Sink or Swim; Gold Crazy; Close Encounters of the Canine Kind

A cartoon series in which Kwicky the clever koala bear, Crazy Claws the wild cat, and the city's own gutter-pup, Dirty Dawg, each have their own adventure stories brought to you by kind permission of the Bungle Brothers Circus.

: Wildtrack

in Northern Ireland with Su Ingle and Michael Jordan
In the last of the present series, a second chance to see Wildtrack's special report from across the sea where the common seal really is common. Su follows in the footsteps of the Giant's Causeway and finds peregrine falcons while Mike follows the last leg of an incredible 3,000-mile journey - the elver migration. Producer MIKE BEYNON Director MOIRA MANN BBC Bristol


Unknown: Su Ingle
Unknown: Michael Jordan
Producer: Mike Beynon
Director: Moira Mann

: Dr Kildare

3: What Happened to All the Sunshine and Roses?
Kildare's concern over
Yvonne earns him a rebuke for unprofessional conduct, while news from Orloff s wife makes finding a replacement for his practice imperative.
But a heartless young intern disrupts his plans ...


Dr James Kildare: Richard Chamberlain
Dr Leonard Gillespie: Raymond Massey
Nurse Lawton: Lee Kurty
Dr Carl Noyes: William Shatner
Dr Milton Orloff: Martin Balsam
Yvonne Barlow: Joanna Pettet
Jaime Angel: Jack Nicholson

: 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

: EastEnders

by John Crisp.
'People don't sign poison pen letters - they just write them, send them, and disappear under the nearest stone..."
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: John Crisp
Title music: Simon May
Title music: Leslie Osborne
Designer: Stephan Paczai
Script editor: Tony Holland
Producer: Julia Smith
Director: Antonia Bird
Pauline Fowler: Wendy Richard
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Michelle Fowler: Susan Tully
Lou Beale: Anna Wing
Saeed Jeffery: Andrew Johnson
Naima Jeffery: Shreela Ghosh
Pete Beale: Peter Dean
Kathy Beale: Gillian Taylforth
Ian Beale: Adam Woodyatt
Sue Osman: Sandy Ratcliff
Ali Osman: Nejdet Salih
Dr Legg: Leonard Fenton
Den Watts: Leslie Grantham
Angie Watts: Anita Dobson
Sharon Watts: Letitia Dean
Ethel Skinner: Gretchen Franklin
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Ernie Mears: Ken Wynne
Lofty Holloway: Tom Watt
Tony Carpenter: Oscar James
Kelvin Carpenter: Paul J Medford
Debbie Wilkins: Shirley Cheriton
Andy O'Brien: Ross Davidson
Mary Smith: Linda Davidson

: The Time of Your Life

Noel Edmonds re-creates a special moment in the lives of Norman and Gena Turgel Featuring the sights and sounds of April 1945.
Highlighting the fashions, crazes, styles, pop charts, films, radio and news stories of the time.
Comparing the prices in Noel's 1945 shopping bag.
Discovering what happened to the people who found themselves in the headlines that month.
With the original music of Vera Lynn
Designer VAL WARRENDER Produced and directed by HENRY MURRAY


Unknown: Gena Turgel
Unknown: Vera Lynn
Unknown: Deborah Perkin
Editor: Caroline Judson
Designer: Val Warrender
Directed By: Henry Murray

: The Bob Monkhouse Show

Bob Monkhouse presents another edition of his International comedy showcase, this week featuring the larger-than-life observations of Tom O'Connor , the witty song style of Liz Robertson , and the off-the-wall originality of American star Steve Landesberg. with THE HARRY STONEHAM BAND
Programme associate NEIL SHAND script associate DENNIS BERSON
Produced by JOHN FISHER
(First shown on BBC2)


Unknown: Bob Monkhouse
Unknown: Tom O'Connor
Unknown: Liz Robertson
Unknown: Steve Landesberg.
Unknown: Neil Shand
Unknown: Dennis Berson
Produced By: John Fisher

: The Nine O'clock News

with John Humphrys


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Matt Houston

Death Match
The ghost of Houston's dead nancee returns when her killer - the 'Butcher Boy' - strikes again. Taunted into a confrontation, Houston goes to Santa Maria Island where an unusual chief of police
"rings back tender memories as a prelude to a macabre Same with a crazed, but cunning, mind....


Written By: Robert Brennan
Unknown: Don Chaffey
Matt Houston: Lee Horsley
C J Parsons: Pamela Hensley
Det Lt Hoyt: Lincoln Kilpatrick
Lisa Taylor: Cristina Raines
Randall Prescott: John Calvin
Akers: Dana Elcar
Dorothy Prescott: Ella Raines
Perkins: Joe Baker

: Italians

The last of the series about
Italy today seen through the lives of ten different Italians. The Roman Actress
Mirella D'Angelo was already one of Italy's top models
When at 18 she first went into films. Ten years and ten films later she is still looking for the right part to establish herself as a major actress. To keep acting Mirella has switched to fringe theatre.
When she is invited for a new screen test, Mirella wonders if she could now be on her Way to Hollywood. Narrated by Michael Pennington Written by david WILLEY
A reluctant stripper and a glamorous 0ne too. (DAILY TELEGRAPH)


Unknown: Mirella D'Angelo
Unknown: Michael Pennington
Written By: David Willey
Editor: Roger Guertin
Producer: Jeremy Bennett

: Taxi

Simka's Monthlies
Latka worries that Simka's erratic behaviour might cost her the green card she needs to stay in America. What's wrong with her? Latka has an 'old country' name for it, but the other cabbies identify the problem as PMT.


Written By: Holly Holmberg Brooks
Directed By: Harvey Miller
Alex: Judd Hirsch
Louie: Danny Devito
Elaine: Marilu Henner
Tony: Tony Danza
Jim: Christopher Lloyd
Latka: Andy Kaufman
Simka: Carol Kane

: Recovery

Presented by Brian Redhead British companies that made it - their story of recovery from recession. The Move:
Vickers Defence Systems A futuristic army tanks factory on the banks of Newcastle's River Tyne, was Vickers' answer to a century-old legacy of old buildings, old attitudes and an annual heating bill of one million pounds!


Presented By: Brian Redhead
Producer: Brian Davies

: 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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