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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
Including this morning:
Zoe's View: Breakfast Time's teenage correspondent
Zoe Brown files her latest report; Glynn Christian cooks up another early morning recipe; and Richard Smith takes your medical calls on his topic of the week - dial [number removed].


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Zoe Brown
Unknown: Glynn Christian
Unknown: Richard Smith

: Write Now!

A series of eight programmes on letter-writing. 1: Dear Sir ...

: Play School

Have you ever seen a pig-cow-fish?
Its front would grunt and its tail would swish ...
Presenter Sheelagh Gilbey Guest Wayne Jackman
Story: The Three Billy Goats Gruff (trad)


Presenter: Sheelagh Gilbey
Presenter: Guest Wayne Jackman

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart
News Headlines with subtitles

12.55 Regional News
Weather News John Kettley


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: John Kettley

: Pebble Mill at One

with Bob Langley , Josephine Buchan and Paul Coia
In today's edition, The Rev Roger Royle meets another guest who has overcome serious problems.


Unknown: Bob Langley
Unknown: Josephine Buchan
Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: Roger Royle

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme with Chloe Ashcroft and Don Spencer (R)


Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Don Spencer

: Regional News

: Up Our Street: Strange Things at Sea

by Penny Casdagli
Harold Threadgall and his Mum win first prize in a cornflakes competition - the holiday of a lifetime aboard the SS Adventurer. But the holiday doesn't turn out as planned and Harold soon finds himself in very deep water!


Writer: Penny Casdagli
Executive Producer: Cynthia Felgate
Producer: Greg Childs
Harold Threadgall: Lee Cornes
Mum: Jo Warne
Ann Bingo Gibbon/Mrs Di Nasty: Joanna Monro
Captain Strange/Mr Thirl: Fraser Wilson

: SuperTed

SuperTed and the Gun Smugglers
In the sea off the coast of Wales something is frightening the fish and Spotty is suspicious.... with the voices of DEREK GRIFFITH
Written by MIKE YOUNG
Designed and directed by DAVE EDWARDS (R)


Unknown: Derek Griffith
Unknown: Peter Hawkin
Unknown: Melvyn Hayes
Unknown: Roy Kinnear
Unknown: Jon Pertwee
Unknown: Victor Spinetti
Written By: Mike Young
Directed By: Dave Edwards

: Beat the Teacher

with Paul Jones
What do you lock with a key but leave the keys inside? Have the contestants any idea? Do you? Find out if you're right this afternoon. Devised by CLIVE DOIG


Unknown: Paul Jones
Unknown: Clive Doig

: Cheggers Plays Pop

starring Keith Chegwin with special guests Gary Davies
Paula Anne Bland and music from
The Thompson Twins
Rossi Frost , Matt Bianco Cheggers bursts on to the screen with non-stop pop, videos, quizzes and the fastest fun and games on television.
Designer BARRY ROACH Executive producer
Producer MARTIN HUGHES BBC Manchester


Unknown: Keith Chegwin
Unknown: Gary Davies
Unknown: Paula Anne Bland
Unknown: Thompson Twins
Unknown: Rossi Frost
Unknown: Matt Bianco
Designer: Barry Roach
Unknown: Peter Ridsdale Scott
Producer: Martin Hughes

: Newsround

with Paul McDowell


Unknown: Paul McDowell

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan
Dog in a Million!

The story of Rex, the Alsatian puppy who became a wartime hero when VI rockets bombarded the East End of London. Find out how his work made him one of the youngest dogs ever to be awarded the animals' VC - the Dicken Medal.
Assistant editor LEWIS BRONZE Editor BIDDY BAXTER


Presenter: Simon Groom
Presenter: Janet Ellis
Presenter: Peter Duncan
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: Motor Fair 85

from Earl's Court, London
Chris Serle and Selina Scott with a further selection of the driving news and motoring highlights on display amid the old and new cars at this year's biggest motoring event in Britain.
Senior engineering manager SAM BRAUTER
Assistant producer ROBERT LYNTON Production RICK GARDNER


Unknown: Selina Scott
Script By: Steve Cropley
Unknown: Sam Brauter
Producer: Robert Lynton
Unknown: Rick Gardner

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas WitcheU followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witcheu

: Regional news magazines

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

: Top of the Pops

Presenting hits from the Top 40 and videos from the Top 10. Introduced by Peter Powell and Mike Read.


Presenter: Peter Powell
Presenter: Mike Read
Sound: Neil Sadwick
Lighting: Clive Thomas
Designer: Kathy Atty
Executive producer: Michael Hurll
Production: Brian Whitehouse

: EastEnders

by Chris Anstis.
'Course the burning question is: what colour's the baby going to be..?'
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Chris Anstis
Title Music: Simon May
Title Music: Leslie Osborne
Graphics Designer: Alan Jeapes
Script Editor: Tony Holland
Director: Mike Gibbon
Producer: Julia Smith

: Tomorrow's World

with Judith Hann ,
Peter Macann , Maggie Philbin and Howard Stableford bringing you the new, fascinating and bizarre in the science world. Producers


Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Peter MacAnn
Unknown: Maggie Philbin
Unknown: Cynthia Page
Unknown: Martin Mortimore
Unknown: Dana Purvis.
Unknown: Martin Freeth
Director: Nigel Finnis
Editor: Richard Reisz

: Happy Families: 1: Edith

A six-part comedy series written by Ben Elton

A family shrouded in the mist of time... a dying grandmother sends a complete idiot on an unbelievably difficult mission... to find his sisters and bring them back.
BBC Manchester
Feature: page 3
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Ben Elton
Film Editor: Christine Royle
Lighting Cameraman: William Dudman
Designer: Mel Bibby
Producer/Director: Paul Jackson
The Fuddle family: Jennifer Saunders
Guy: Adrian Edmondson
Cook: Dawn French
Dr De Quincy: Stephen Fry
Flossie: Helen Lederer
Dalcroix: Jim Broadbent
Jim: Hugh Laurie
Press aide: Francesca Ryan
Judge: Michael Sheard
Mother Superior: Una Stubbs
Assistant producer: Alan Wright

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and John Humphrys Weather News


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Crimewatch UK

The programme which asks you the viewer to turn crimefighter, with Nick Ross and Sue Cook.
Workers who tackled gunmen during a wages snatch in Milton Keynes were attacked and shot at. The gang got away in a distinctive Rover stolen six weeks before - you might recognise the car.
In Liverpool there's been a series of robberies on local businessmen. Raiders ambushed their latest victim at home and left him badly injured. You could help trace them. You may think your recollection is unimportant, but recent calls to the Programme have led to arrests and convictions. Your call could provide a vital clue. Nick Ross and Sue Cook, along with detectives, are waiting for your calls in the Crimewatch studio. Police
Officers David Hatcher and Helen Phelps report from the Incident Desk. If you can help, call Crimewatch on [number removed] any time from 9.25 until midnight.
(Crimewatch update at 11.35)


Presenter: Nick Ross
Presenter: Sue Cook
Police officer: David Hatcher
Police officer: Helen Phelps
Studio Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Peter Salmon
Editor: Peter Chafer

: Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story

The acclaimed Omnibus documentary, recent winner of the RAI prize at the Prix Italia.
In September last year, in a New York recording studio, composer Leonard Bernstein conducted for the first time anywhere a complete performance of his 1957 musical. Omnibus cameras covered the five hectic and exhilarating days of rehearsing and recording this classic album.
Based on an original concept by JEROME ROBBINS
Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM Book by ARTHUR LAURENTS derived from
Romeo and Juliet
Lighting cameraman JOHN ELSE Film editor HOWARD BILLINGHAM Sound recordist BRUCE GALLAWAY Executive producerIAN SQUIRES Producer HUMPHREY BURTON


Unknown: Leonard Bernstein
Unknown: Jerome Robbins
Unknown: Stephen Sondheim
Book By: Arthur Laurents
Unknown: John Else
Editor: Howard Billingham
Unknown: Bruce Gallaway
Producer: Ian Squires
Producer: Humphrey Burton
Director: Christopher Swann
Maria: Kiri Te Kanawa
Tony: Jose Carreras
Anita: Tatiana Troyanos
Riff: Kurt Ollmann

: Crimewatch Update

Developments and reminders from the Crimewatch team.

: The Past at Work

To Make a Teacup
In the second of three films Anthony Burton looks at processes and bottle kilns at Stoke-on-Trent; a water-powered flint mill in Staffordshire and china clay in Cornwall. (R)


Unknown: Anthony Burton

: 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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