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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Debbie Greenwood Timetable:
News on the hour and half hour read by Sue Carpenter
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 at 7.20 and 8.20 Including this morning:
The Top 20 - a look at the new chart at 7.32;
Beverley Alt presents this week's fashion tips;
Ask Alison - Alison Mitchell Presents her weekly money advice and takes your calls on [number removed]


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Read By: Sue Carpenter
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Beverley Alt
Unknown: Alison Mitchell

: Play School

The hedgehog is a little beast, Who likes a quiet wood
Where he can feed his family On proper hedgehog food. Presenter Sarah Long Guest Stuart Bradley
Story: The Ants and the Grasshopper (traditional)


Presenter: Sarah Long
Presenter: Guest Stuart Bradley

: News After Noon

with Moira Stuart and Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Regional News


: Pebble Mill at One

This summer England's cricketers regained the Ashes; today's guest Peter May , the chairman of the selectors who picked the team, looks back on his own glorious career in test cricket. And Michael Smith presents the second of his series on new English cooking. • DELIA: page 93


Unknown: Peter May
Unknown: Michael Smith

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme
Do the hokey cokey fast - do the hokey cokey slow! Fast or slow - how do you go? with Carol Chell and Don Spencer
Musical director RICHARD BROWN Produced by CHRISTINE HEWITT Executive producer


Unknown: Carol Chell
Unknown: Don Spencer
Director: Richard Brown
Produced By: Christine Hewitt
Unknown: Cynthia Felgate

: Regional News

: Paddington: Paddington Goes Underground



Writer: Michael Bond
Narrator: Michael Hordern
Music by: Herbert Chappell
Animated and directed by: Ivor Wood

: Fingermouse

with lain Lauchlan and Jane Hardy String
Musicman brings
Fingermouse to life and then finds that by playing the strings of a violin, a ball of string comes to life too, and leads Fingermouse a dance that lasts through the night. Music by RICHARD BROWN Puppets by JOANNE COLE Graphics CLARE BEATON


Unknown: Jane Hardy
Music By: Richard Brown
Unknown: Joanne Cole
Unknown: Graphics Clare Beaton
Designer: Richard Brackenbury
Producer: Michael Cole

: The Voyages of Dr Dolittle

A new cartoon serial based on the world-famous books by HUGH LOFTING about the good doctor who can talk with animals.
The Strange Doctor
Alone among the people of Puddleby, young
Tommy Stubbins discovers the secret of the strange doctor.


Unknown: Hugh Lofting
Unknown: Tommy Stubbins

: Hartbeat

A different approach to the art of making pictures with Tony Hart
Gabrielle Bradshaw and Zippo and Company Links
From chains and letter shapes, slotted sculptures and mobiles to the Boggits and a crashed car!
Assistant producer JANE TARLETON Producer CHRISTOPHER PILKINGTON If you are 15 or under and would like to send a picture to the Gallery, send your entry to: Hartbeat, BBCtv, London W3 6XZ
There's a prize for any that are shown, as long as you put your name, age and address on the back. But sorry, none can be returned.


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Gabrielle Bradshaw
Designer: Paul Bannister
Producer: Jane Tarleton
Producer: Christopher Pilkington

: Treasure Houses

A Canterbury Tale by DOROTHY SMITH
Mark Curry sets off on his bike on the ancient pilgrims' route to Canterbury
Cathedral. There, in the place where it happened, he tells the story of a row between a King and Archbishop that ended in murder.
Costume designer BARRY SEDWELL Film cameraman


Unknown: Dorothy Smith
Unknown: Mark Curry
Designer: Barry Sedwell
Unknown: Philip Bonham-Carter
Thomas Becket: Geoffrey Larder
Additional voices: Crawford Logan
Additional voices: Nicolas Chagrin

: The Flintstones

Flashgun Freddie
Instant pictures don't necessarily develop into instant success when Fred decides to make a profit from photography - especially when Barney has to pay for the equipment with Betty's savings!

: 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

: Wogan

What's the natter? Find out, live this Wednesday evening, on Terry's talk-in from the BBC Television Theatre, a nicely knitted palaver, not so much a seminar as a whole nar. Director KEVIN BISHOP


Producer: Frances Whittaker

: Wildlife on One

Marmot Mountain
Narrated by David Attenborough
Snowy peaks, carpets of flowers, the echo of distant cowbells - the Austrian Tyrol is real Sound of Music country. But the marmots who live there have a problem
Julie Andrews never had to face - for more than half the year the mountainsides are deep in snow.
The marmots, cuddly sociable animals like overweight squirrels, have found a way to cope with this problem - in a normal year. But when the snow lies thick until the end of May, then falls again in September, how can the marmot family survive? Written and produced by DILYS BREESE
Photography OWEN NEWMAN Film editor TOM POORE
Series producer RICHARD BROCK BBC Bristol


Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: Julie Andrews
Produced By: Dilys Breese
Produced By: Photography Owen Newman
Producer: Richard Brock

: Tenko

A ten-part serial created by LAVINIA WARNER Part 3 by ANNE VALERY
The women return to
Singapore to pick up the threads of their peacetime lives - but the sudden change in their circumstances soon has an effect on them and tempers become frayed ...
Music composed by JAMES HARPHAM Producer KEN RIDDINGTON
Book, Last Tenko, E2.50 from booksellers


Unknown: Anne Valery
Composed By: James Harpham
Producer: Ken Riddington
Director: Jeremy Summers
Dr Beatrice Mason: Stephanie Cole
Marion Jefferson: Ann Bell
Dorothy Bennett: Veronica Roberts
Mrs Van Meyer: Elizabeth Chambers
Kate Norris: Claire OBErman
Maggie Thorpe: Elizabeth Mickery
Christina Campbell: Emily Bolton
Alice Courtenay: Cindy Shelley
Joss Holbrook: Jean Anderson
Phyllis Bristow: Elspet Gray
Journalist: Michael Loney
Colonel Jackson: Michael Lees
Mrs Harris: Eliza Buckingham
Colonel Smithers: Stephen Gordon
Doctor: Mona Bruce
Soldier: Lim Kay Tong
Bank clerk: Mellan Mitchell

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and John Humphrys Weather News


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Soldiers

A History of Men in Battle Presented by Frederick Forsyth Cavalry
The horse has an honoured Place in the story of the soldier. His battle-winning days may long be over, but for generations the horse and the horse soldier were the shock arm of warfare. Some modern armies still find a ceremonial role for them out of respect for their past.
Their ancestors, Parthians, Huns, Turks, Mongols, dominated the field of battle for 3,000 years. The Middle
Ages gave us the knight in all his splendour. Even today there are still old soldiers who recall the heady days and the full power of the charge.
Written by JOHN KEEGAN Film editor MIKE JACKSON Producer ROBERT TONER Series producer JOHN GAU


Presented By: Frederick Forsyth
Written By: John Keegan
Editor: Mike Jackson
Producer: Robert Toner

: Airport 75

Charlton Heston Karen Black
George Kennedy Gloria Swanson
The heart-pounding drama of a group of passengers sealed helplessly within a giant Boeing 747 after a mid-air collision. With the senior pilot severely injured and the rest of the flight crew killed, it is left to the chief stewardess, Nancy
Prior, to try to keep the plane in the air.
Screenplay by DON INGALLS Produced by william FRYE Directed by JACK SMIGHT
9 FILMS: page 29


Unknown: Charlton Heston
Unknown: Karen Black
Unknown: George Kennedy
Unknown: Gloria Swanson
Play By: Don Ingalls
Produced By: William Frye
Directed By: Jack Smight
Alan Murdock: Charlton Heston
Nancy Prior: Karen Black
Joseph Patroni: George Kennedy
Gloria Swanson: Herself
Sister Ruth: Helen Reddy
Capt Stacy: Efrem Zimbaijst Jr
Mrs Patroni: Susan Clark
Barney: Sid Caesar
Janice Abbott: Linda Blair
Scott Freeman: Dana Andrews
John Urias: Roy Thinnes
Mrs Abbott: Nancy Olson
Maj Alexander: Ed Nelson
Mrs Devaney: Myrna Loy
Winnie Griffith: Augusta Summerland
Col MOSS: Guy Stockwell
Julio: Erik Estrada
Lt Thatcher: Kip Niven
Fat man: Charles White

: 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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