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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

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


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Glynn Christian
Unknown: Beverley Alt

: Trades Union Congress 1985

Live coverage of the second day's debates from Blackpool

: Play School

People passing in the street Often find the time to stop and greet
Presenter Stuart McGugan
Sheelagh Gilbey , Liz Watts
Story: I Remember Georgie by JOAN AND JOHN VANHOON (R)


Presenter: Stuart McGugan
Unknown: Sheelagh Gilbey
Unknown: Liz Watts
Unknown: John Vanhoon

: Trades Union Congress 1985

Further live coverage from Blackpool

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Regional News

News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Postman Pat: Pat's Difficult Day

A See-Saw programme
Pat wakes up late. His alarm clock has let him down but Miss Hubbard gets him up. It's a bad start to the day, and one thing after another goes wrong.
Written by John Cunliffe. (R)


Narration and vocals: Ken Barrie
Writer: John Cunliffe
Music: Bryan Daly
Designed and directed by: Ivor Wood

: Trades Union Congress 1985

Live coverage of the afternoon's debates

: Regional News

: Heads and Tails

Many animals learn their skills through play. Others like Ken and Patch, who are working sheepdogs, have to be trained.
Voice and music Derek Griffiths
Film editor DAVID PYGRAM
Written and produced by MICHAEL COLE (R)


Music: Derek Griffiths
Editor: David Pygram
Produced By: Michael Cole

: Laurel and Hardy

in You and Your Big Mouse
A cartoon series (R)

: The Kwicky Koala Show: Kwicky's Karnival Kaper: Bearly Asleep: Sea Dawg Dirty

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.

: Newsround

with Paul McDowell

: Grandad

The last in the series by BOB BLOCK starring Clive Dunn
The parrot's poorly! How can Grandad and Bert make him better?
Devised by CLIVE DUNN
Designer JOHN BONE


Unknown: Bob Block
Unknown: Clive Dunn
Unknown: Clive Dunn
Designer: John Bone
Producer: Jeremy Swann
Grandad: Clive Dunn
Mr Watkins: Geoffrey Russell
Bert Bamford: James Marcus
Miss Crampton: Helen Cotterill
Captain, the: Parrot Beau
Mr Carter: John D Collins
Mr Morton: Michael Sheard

: Charles in Charge

A seven-part American comedy series college student and live-in helper in charge of a busy couple's three very energetic children.
In this first episode, Charles tries to keep his mind on his dream date downstairs, while keeping tabs on Lila upstairs - where she is helping her school's 'most excellent' hunk with his homework.


Written By: Michael Jacobs
Directed By: Alan Rafkin
Charles, a 19-year-old: Scott Baio
Jill Pembroke: Julie Cobb
Stan Pembroke: James Widdoes
Jason Pembroke: Michael Pearlman
Douglas Pembroke: Jonathan Ward
Lila Pembroke,: April Lerman
Buddy Lembeck,: Willie Aames
Gwendolyn Pierce: Jennifer Runyon

: Six O'Clock News

Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell present the latest pictures, stories and events of the day from Britain and around the world 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

: Telly Addicts

First of 16 programmes
Noel Edmonds begins a nationwide search for the Telly Addict family of 1985. Both the Fitzgerald family of Cardiff and the Smyths of Blackpool have watched a lot of television between them over the years - but how much do they remember? How much do you?
BBC Pebble Mill
Feature: page 12


Presenter: Noel Edmonds
Producer: John King
Producer: Juliet May

: EastEnders

by Rosemary Mason.
'Alright, I was with Jan. I admit it. All lovely night. You caught me. So what you going to do about it, eh?'
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Rosemary Mason
Title music: Simon May
Title music: Leslie Osborne
Designer: Keith Harris
Script editor: Tony Holland
Director: Mike Gibbon
Producer: Julia Smith
Angie Watts: Anita Dobson
Den Watts: Leslie Grantham
Lofty Holloway: Tom Watt
Sharon Watts: Letitia Dean
Michelle Fowler: Susan Tully
Pete Beale: Peter Dean
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Ian Beale: Adam Woodyatr
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Dr Legg: Leonard Fenton
Ethel Skinner: Gretchen Franklin
Lou Beale: Anna Wing
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Nick Cotton: John Altman
Detective Sergeant Quick: Douglas Fielding
Mary Smith: Linda Davidson
Kelvin Carpenter: Paul J. Medford
Sue Osman: Sandy Ratcliff
Ali Osman: Nejdet Salih
Saeed Jeffery: Andrew Johnson

: Big Deal

A series in ten episodes
1: Down and Under
Robby Box is down and out in London. His girlfriend Jan is down under. Will they never meet?
0 FEATURE: page 5


Unknown: Robby Box
Editor: John Strickland
Producer: Terence Williams
Director: Jeremy Summers
Robby Box: Ray Brooks
Jan Oliver: Sharon Duce
Paul: Patrick Durkin
McFee: James Cosmo
Jerry: Niall Padden
Dick: Stephen Tate
Doctor: Stephen Hancock
Ronnie Day: Donald Sumpter
Debby: Lisa Geoghan
Vi: Pamela Cundell
Tommy: James Ottoway
Jim: Johnny Wade
Mrs Banks: Jan Carey
Ferret: Kenneth Waller
Joan: Deirdre Costello
Gil: Frank Mills
Geordie: Andy Mulligan
Jonathan Turnbull: Edmund Pegge
Stan: Eric Francis
Kipper: Roger Walker
Passenger: Geoffrey Snell

: Drugwatch Update

with Esther Rantzen and Nick Ross
July's Drugwatch programme generated a remarkable response from drug-users, their friends and their families - almost 100 sacks of mail, 40,000 requests for viewers' information packs, and many thousands of offers of help.
In the first of two follow-ups, Nick Ross assesses that response and some new initiatives in the fight against drug-abuse.


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Nick Ross
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Ritchie Cogan

: Nine O'Clock News

Julia Somerville and John Humphrys present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad followed by Regional News and Weather News


Unknown: Julia Somerville
Unknown: John Humphrys

: Cagney and Lacey

The return of the first ladies of the New York Police Department starring and Fathers and Daughters
A suspicious suicide case leads Detectives Cagney and Lacey into the sordid family affairs of a father who has been sexually molesting his daughter. The officers end up with two confessions, but the truth is far more elusive.
Written by STEVE BROWN
Directed by KAREN ARTHUR


Written By: Steve Brown
Directed By: Karen Arthur
Chris Cagney: Sharon Gless
Mary Beth Lacey: Tyne Daly
Lieutenant Samuels: Al Waxman
Detective Petrie: Carl Lumbly
Det Isbecki: Martin Kove
Sergeant LaGuardia: Sidney Clute
Harvey Lacey: John Karlen
Sgt Barry McKenna: Barry Primus
Mrs Tanton: ,gail Strickland
PrTate: ,michael Bond
Dr Sinclair: William Lanteau
Todd Feldberg: David Paymer
Jane Tanton: Dinah Manoff
Macdonald: Gerry Gibson

: Carry On England

Kenneth Connor Windsor Davies Patrick Mower Judy Geeson
More concerned with coming to grips with each other than with the enemy, the Carry On team defy every effort to bring order to the ranks of their mixed male and female anti-aircraft unit.
As a last resort, the powers-that-be send the well-meaning but bungling
Captain Melly to try to knock some shape into the unruly mob and thwart their determination to 'make love, not war'.
Produced by PETER ROGERS Directed by GERALD THOMAS 0 FILMS: page 20


Unknown: Kenneth Connor
Unknown: Windsor Davies
Unknown: Patrick Mower
Unknown: Judy Geeson
Unknown: Jack Seddon
Unknown: David Pursall
Produced By: Peter Rogers
Directed By: Gerald Thomas
Captain S Melly: Kenneth Connor
Sgt Maj 'Tiger' Bloomer: Windsor Davies
Sergeant Len Able: Patrick Mower
Sergeant Tilly Willing: Judy Geeson
Bombadier Ready: Jack Douglas
Private Alice Easy: Diane Langton
Gunner Shorthouse: Melvyn Hayes
Private Sharp: Joan Sms
Brigadier: Peter Jones
Major Carstairs: Peter Butterworth
Captain Bull: David Lodge
Major Butcher: Julian Holloway
Army nurse: Linda Hooks

: 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.

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