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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 Sally Magnusson
Including this morning:
Zoe's View: Breakfast Time's teenage correspondent
Zoe Brown files her latest report; Glynn Christian learns another recipe from a young cook; and Richard Smith takes your medical calls on his topic of the week - dial [number removed].


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Zoe Brown
Unknown: Glynn Christian
Unknown: Richard Smith

: The Pink Panther Show: Pink Outs; Scratch a Tiger; Pink Plunk Pink

Today: Pink Outs; Scratch a Tiger; Pink Plunk Pink (R)

: Huckleberry Finn and His Friends

Jim had a 'twitch' and warned Huck that something bad was about to happen. It did. Later, when Huck got back to the raft, he found Jim and the Dauphin gone. In his search Huck finds that the Duke and the Dauphin have sold Jim as their slave to a family called Phelps. Huck goes to their farm and is mistaken for someone else - Aunt Sally and Uncle Silas think he's Tom Sawyer.
24: Huck Sawyer - Tom Finn Director KEN JUBENVILLE Writer HERB PURDUM
(For cast see page 34. R)


Unknown: Aunt Sally
Unknown: Uncle Silas
Unknown: Tom Sawyer.
Unknown: Huck Sawyer
Unknown: Tom Finn
Director: Ken Jubenville

: Hartbeat

A different approach to the art of making pictures featuring Tony Hart Joanna Kirk and Spray
Make spray pictures using aerosol cans and a water pistol, garden sprays and a scrubbing brush. There's a giant fountain, a marbled egg and a can of invisible spray! Watch out for your work in the Gallery. (R)


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Joanna Kirk
as the Caretaker: Colin Bennett

: C-P and Qwikstitch

Today: Telephone

: Play School

Mould papier mâché or play dough
To make all sorts of people grow
Presenter Chloe Ashcroft Guest Brian Jameson Story:
The Day Bill Invented Glub by SONYA DANN
Illustrated by JAN BRYCHTA


Presenter: Chloe Ashcroft
Presenter: Guest Brian Jameson
Unknown: Sonya Dann
Illustrated By: Jan Brychta

: Gharbar

Continuing the series of Sab Ras - a musical compilation of songs.
Today, in the third in the series, Ghulam Ali sings a geet, Pushpa Hans Mirza
Sahibarv', Rajkumar Rizui a modem song and Nahid Niazi a film song.
An Asian Unit presentation BBCPebbleMill


Unknown: Ghulam Ali
Unknown: Pushpa Hans Mirza
Unknown: Rajkumar Rizui

: News After Noon

with Moira Stuart and Michael Cole Weather News
1.27 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial
Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Michael Cole

: Chock-a-Block

A See-Saw programme with Carol Leader
Chock-a-Block is chockablock with pictures to words that rhyme. See what words ring Chock-a-Block's rhyme chime today.
Graphic design MINA MARTINEZ Director NICK WILSON (R)


Unknown: Carol Leader
Director: Nick Wilson

: Songs of Praise

from Ilfracombe

: See Hear!

A monthly magazine for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.

: Regional News

(exc London and Scotland)

: Gran

by JOANNE AND MICHAEL COLE Narrated by Patricia Hayes
Gran's 's Rare
Bird Jim and Gran go bird watching and both find a rare bird!
Music and lyrics by BRYAN DALY Animation by DEREK MOGFORD Designed and directed by IVOR WOOD (R)


Unknown: Michael Cole
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Bird Jim
Unknown: Bryan Daly
Unknown: Derek Mogford
Directed By: Ivor Wood

: Stop-Go!

Good Morning Tugs
As dawn breaks, the pilot of the QE2 greets the skippers of the tugs which will tow her into dock, swinging her round ready to sail again that evening.
Narrated by Ben Thomas


Unknown: Ben Thomas
Music By: Michael Omer
Editor: Roland Armstrong
Editor: Mucer Michael Cole

: Lassie

Winged Rescue
Lassie helps save the life of a seagull.

: Platypus Cove

An adventure story from
Australia in three parts.
1: Young Jim Mason has been out of work since he left school. Jim owes money and needs a job, but he feels there's no hope of doing what his father did and working on the boats in Sydney Harbour.
So, like his mates, he spends his time at the boys' club
Wondering whether he could {flake money as a boxer.


Unknown: Young Jim Mason
Director: Peter Maxwell
Frank Nelson: Tony Barry
Ted Finch: Allen Bickford
Gran Mason: Aileen Britton
Jenny Nelson: Simone Buchanan
Margaret Davis: Carmen Duncan
Paddy O'Neill: Mark Hembrow
Mr Anderson: Bill Kerr
Peter Nelson: Martin Lewis
Leo Baldwin: John Ley
Sgt Don Bailey: Dennis Miller
Jim Mason: Paul Smith
Winston Bil: Henri Szeps
: Sinbad 'Fred'

: Paddles Up

It's the ladies' turn to hit the water in the last of the heats of BBCtv's international canoeing championship - the only event where men and women compete on equal terms over two formidable courses in North Wales. Gail Allan , the World Bronze Medallist, defends her
Paddles Up title against the World Silver Medallist and current European Champion, Marie-Francoise Grange ; the Australian Ladies' Champion, Vivienne Golding , and paddlers from Great Britain and Holland. The heat winners take on the men in tomorrow's final.
Commentators Tony Gubba and John Gosling


Unknown: Gail Allan
Unknown: Marie-Francoise Grange
Unknown: Vivienne Golding
Commentators: Tony Gubba
Commentators: John Gosling

: The Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: Regional news magazines

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

: EastEnders

by Jane Hollowood.
'Look, leave me alone, will you! I ain't even got a boyfriend so how could I possibly need to go on the Pill?'
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Jane Hollowood
Title Music: Simon May
Title Music: Leslie Osborne
Designer: Keith Harris
Script Editor: Tony Holland
Director: Antonia Bird
Producer: Julia Smith
Angie: Anita Dobson
Den Watts: Leslie Grantham
Sharon Watts: Letitia Dean
Lofty Holloway: Tom Watt
Nick Cotton: John Altman
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Pauline Fowler: Wendy Richard
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Michelle Fowler: Susan Tully
Lou Beale: Anna Wing
Ian Beale: Adam Woodyatt
Tony Carpenter: Oscar James
Kelvin Carpenter: Paul J. Medford
Debbie Wilkins: Shirley Cheriton
Andy O'Brien: Ross Davidson
Saeed Jeffery: Andrew Johnson
Det-Sgt Quick: Douglas Fielding

: Bodymatters

A magical mystery tour of our own flesh and blood in eight parts.
With Dr Graeme Garden J)r Alan Maryon Davis
Dr Gillian Rice and an audience of intrepid Volunteers
5: On Your Knees
Only four inches in diameter, lighter and softer than steel,
Yet able to take a force of over one-and-a-half tons, the human knee is flexible enough to bend and straighten literally millions of times throughout decades of strenuous living. Tonight, with the help of a chorus line and a flea, Bodymatters explores the twisting hinge in the middle of the leg. mBORAHCADBURY. HENRY CAMPION
Studio director STUART MCDONALD
Programme associate JOHN JUNKIN Editor DAVID FILKIN


Unknown: Dr Graeme Garden
Unknown: Alan Maryon Davis
Unknown: Dr Gillian Rice
Director: Stuart McDonald
Unknown: John Junkin
Editor: David Filkin

: Top of the Pops

Introduced by Gary Davies and Steve Wright.


Presenter: Gary Davies
Presenter: Steve Wright
Sound: Graham Wilkinson
Lighting: Henry Barber
Designer: Chris Hardinge
Production: Michael Hurll

: The Laughter Show

starring Les Dennis andDustinGee .
Les and Dustin take to the ice as they attempt to become the newDorvilleandTean.
They are joined this week by comedian Peter Price , and the Black Abbotts create havoc with their knockabout humour and clowning. Script associate NEIL SHAND
Musical director ALYN AINSWORTH Choreographer BRIAN ROGERS Designer VALERIE WARRENDER Produced and directed by JOHN BISHOP (R)


Unknown: Les Dennis
Unknown: Peter Price
Unknown: Brian Rogers
Designer: Valerie Warrender
Directed By: John Bishop

: The Nine O'clock News

with Richard Whitmore


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Come Dancing

The Final
From London's
Hammersmith Palais,
David Jacobs comperes the climax of the 35th series - the battle for the coveted trophy - between NORTH-WEST and MIDLANDS AND WEST.
Charles Nove has the facts and figures, and Andy Ross 's final tribute to the era of the dance bands is a memory of Edmundo Ross , featuring the World Professional Latin American Champions Donnie Burns and Gaynor Fairweather.
Commentator CHARLES NOVE Arranged by ERIC D. MORLEY Sound ALAN FOX


Unknown: David Jacobs
Unknown: Charles Nove
Unknown: Andy Ross
Unknown: Edmundo Ross
Unknown: Donnie Burns
Unknown: Gaynor Fairweather.
Arranged By: Eric D. Morley
Unknown: John Crowther
Director: David Pickthall
Producer: Simon Betts

: Salem's Lot

Concluding the special two-part presentation of the bestselling novel by STEPHEN KING
Someone is killing the people of Salem's Lot. As Ben Mears continues to investigate the mysterious deaths in the New England town he realises that supernatural forces are at work. But the frightened townspeople refuse to help the man they regard as an intruder.
Screenplay by PAUL MONASH
Produced by RICHARD KOBRITZ Directed by TOBE HOOPER (R)


Novel By: Stephen King
Unknown: Ben Mears
Play By: Paul Monash
Produced By: Richard Kobritz
Directed By: Tobe Hooper
starring as Ben Mears: David Soul
as Richard K Straker: James Mason
Mark Petrie: Lance Kerwin
as Susan Norton: Bonnie Bedelia
Jason Burke: Lew Ayres
Weasel: Elisha Cook
Dr Bill Norton: Ed Flanders
Marjorie Glick: Clarissa Kaye
Mike Ryerson: Geoffrey Lewis
Ned Tebbetts: Barney McFadden
Parkins Gillespie: Kenneth McMillan
Larry Crockett: Fred Willard
Eva: Marie Windsor
June Petrie: Barbara Babcock
Ann Norton: Bonnie Bartlett
Ted Petrie: Joshua Bryant
Nolly Gardner: Robert Lussier
Danny Glick: Brad Savage
Ralphie Glick: Ronnie Scribner
Henry Glick: Ned Wilson
Kurt Barlow: Reggie Nalder
Fr Callahan: James Gallery

: 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.

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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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