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: Ceefax AM

starts your day with news, sport, weather and travel - available to all viewers.

: Breakfast Time

and Selina's back!
Wake up to Britain's brightest breakfast programme on the day
Selina Scott returns to join Frank Bough on the famous settee.
Throughout the week Breakfast Time favourites will be dropping in to wish Selina a warm welcome back, bringing with them some new features and some old friends.
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
News, weather and travel from local BBC studios at 6.57, 7.27, 7.57, 8.27
Sports news at 7.20 and 8.20
Including this morning:
Lynn Faulds Wood with news and reports from the Consumer Unit; Mike Smith with the latest pop news and Russell Grant with a guide to what the stars have in store for you today.


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Frank Bough
Read By: Sue Carpenter
Unknown: Francis Wuson
Unknown: Lynn Faulds Wood
Unknown: Mike Smith
Unknown: Russell Grant

: Play School

Come along with us To the glorious
Annual Ugly Bug Ball!
Presenter Sheelagh Gilbey Guest Don Spencer
Story: The Bad-Tempered Ladybird by ERIC CARLE


Presenter: Sheelagh Gilbey
Presenter: Guest Don Spencer
Unknown: Eric Carle

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles
12.55 Regional News


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: John Kettley

: Pebble Mill at One

Jeff Banks and Jane Lomas bring highlights of the weekend's designer shows from Olympia - home of British Fashion Week. And from Iceland,
Magnus Magnusson takes you on further explorations of his northern homeland. Editor PETER HERCOMBE BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Jane Lomas
Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Editor: Peter Hercombe

: Pigeon Street

A See-Saw programme Pigeon at Sea with the voices of George Layton and John Telfer
Animated by PETER LANG
Produced by DAVID YATES (R)


Unknown: George Layton
Unknown: John Telfer
Music By: Benni Lees
Written By: Michael Cole
Designer: Alan Rogers
Unknown: Peter Lang
Produced By: David Yates

: With a Little Help from the Chip

Six programmes on how micro-technology can help disabled people to live more independent lives. 2: Communicating
The chip can give a speech-impaired person a 'voice'; it can help the deaf use the phone and the blind to read, send and receive letters. For the first time, many disabled people can communicate with the outside world.
Film editor PETER ESSEX
For fully illustrated booklet send large sae with 28p stamp to: [address removed]
Queries about any aspect of disability and micro-technology will be dealt with if you write to the above address.


Editor: Peter Essex
Producer: Anna Jackson

: Songs of Praise

from Inverness
Video, Songs of Praise. BBCV/BBCB 8500, from retailers

: Regional News

: Caterpillar Trail

with Stuart Bradley
Join the trail this week to see some owls being released in Taunton and to seek for treasure in Derbyshire.


Presenter: Stuart Bradley
Producer: Penny Lloyd
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Just So Stories: The Sing-Song of the Old Man Kangaroo

Michael Hordern tells Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling.


Storyteller: Michael Hordern
Author: Rudyard Kipling
Animated by: Sheila Graber

: Spider-Man: The Doctor Prescribes Doom

Dr Doom makes a plot to destroy Spider-Man but Spidey escapes.

: Beat the Teacher

with Paul Jones
Mr Wallin from Comberton Village College, Cambridge, returns to face a challenger, Elizabeth Horrocks from Cardinal Langley School, Middleton.


Presenter: Paul Jones
Contestant (teacher): Mr Wallin
Contestant (pupil): Elizabeth Horrocks
Devised by: Clive Doig

: Newsround

with Paul McDowell


Unknown: Paul McDowell

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan

Ride the Wild Surf!
Peter dares to brave the Atlantic rollers with European Surfer of the Year Nigel Veitch, and discovers riding along on the crest of a wave isn't as easy as the experts make out!
Video Blue Peter Makes.....BBCV/BBCB 9007, from retailers
(Ceefax subtitles)


Presenter: Simon Groom
Presenter: Janet Ellis
Presenter: Peter Duncan
Guest: Nigel Veitch

: Rolf Harris Cartoon Time

The last in the present series. 'Try imagination. Just like the little kiddies do.' The child's world of make-believe has always been a favourite subject of animators.
Rolf Harris introduces three of the best cartoons on this theme and discovers serious trouble in toyland.
Videotape editor ROY DEMERY Director BRUCE MILLAR Producer DAVID PLATT


Introduces: Rolf Harris
Editor: Roy Demery
Director: Bruce Millar
Producer: David Platt

: Six O'Clock News

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


Newsreader: Sue Lawley
Newsreader: Andrew Harvey

: London Plus

Jeremy Paxman brings you tonight's headlines and tomorrow's talking points. The London Plus reporters are with the people making the news. Plus sport with MICHAEL WALE and the stars and stories from the world of entertainment.
South East editor PHILIP HARDING


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Michael Wale
Editor: Philip Harding

: Wogan

Terry returns from lying down in a darkened room to celebrate the 100th edition of the thrice-weekly charivaria. Director GEOFF MILES


Producer: Frances Whitaker
Producer: Jon Plowman

: Starsky and Hutch

Partners and friends - two young cops find themselves on the line in the deadly world of crime
Foxy Lady
Beautiful Liza Kendricks is the only witness to a mob killing and immediately seeks the protection of Starsky and Hutch who - when they are not being devastated by her looks and smiles - get an uneasy feeling about her part in the whole affair....
Written by ROBERT E SWANSON Directed by NICK SGARRO (R)


Unknown: Liza Kendricks
Written By: Robert E Swanson
Directed By: Nick Sgarro
Starsky: Paul Michael Glaser
Hutch: David Soul
Huggy Bear: Antonio Fargas
Capt Dobey: Bernie Hamilton
Liza Kendricks: Priscilla Barnes
Zachary: Morgan Woodward
Carelli: Mark Gordon
Cavanaugh: Ed Vasgersian

: Ever Decreasing Circles

by JOHN ESMONDE and BOB LARBEY starring Richard Briers
Penelope Wilton , Peter Egan with Stanley Lebor Geraldine Newman Designer
TOM YARDLEY-JONES Produced and directed by SYDNEY LOTTERBY (R)


Unknown: John Esmonde
Unknown: Richard Briers
Unknown: Penelope Wilton
Unknown: Peter Egan
Unknown: Stanley Lebor
Unknown: Geraldine Newman
Unknown: Tom Yardley-Jones
Directed By: Sydney Lotterby
Martin: Richard Briers
Ann: Penelope Wilton
Paul: Peter Egan
Howard: Stanley Lebor
Hilda: Geraldine Newman
Louise: Harriet Reynolds
Mr X: Leon Lissek

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and John Humphrys Weather News


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Panorama

Jasmine, A Death Too Many Last March, Jasmine Beckford's stepfather was jailed for beating her to death. It was the first of a series of terrible cases of child abuse which have shocked the country this year. Jasmine was in care when she was killed. Social workers were her legal parents, but they only saw her once in the last 10 months of her life. A major public inquiry has just finished investigating Jasmine's case.
Margaret Jay looks at Jasmine's life and the lessons to be drawn from her death.


Unknown: Jasmine Beckford
Unknown: Margaret Jay
Producer: Sally Doganis
Editor: David Dickinson

: Charles Bronson in Mr Majestyk

continuing a season of films starring one of the biggest box office names of today, with Al Lettieri
Vince Majestyk , a Colorado melon farmer, is unfairly arrested and finds himself in the same jail as Frank Renda , a vicious syndicate killer. When
Renda's men ambush the prison bus, Vince goes on the run with the hitman as a hostage. This tough thriller features Bronson as a ruthlessly determined man prepared to take on the syndicate in order to harvest his melon crop.
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Unknown: Al Lettieri
Unknown: Vince Majestyk
Unknown: Frank Renda
Play By: Elmore Leonard
Produced By: Walter Mirisch
Directed By: Richard Fleischer
Vince Majestyk: Charles Bronson
Frank Renda: Al Lettieri
Nancy Chavez: Linda Cristal
Wiley: Lee Purcell
Bobby Kopas: Paul Koslo
Gene Lundy: Taylor Lacher
Det Lt McAllen: Frank Maxwell
Larry Mendoza: Alejandro Rey
Deputy Sheriff Harold Ritchie: Jordon Rhodes
Julio Tamaz: Bert Santos

: 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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