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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
Including this morning:
Zoe's Views: 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. 3: Just a Note

: Play School

Bananas in pyjamas are coming down the stairs Presenter Brian Jameson Guests Elizabeth Watts
Delia Morgan , Peter Gosling Peter Howland
Story: The Queen Who Couldn't Sleep by MALCOLM CARRICK (R)


Presenter: Brian Jameson
Unknown: Elizabeth Watts
Unknown: Delia Morgan
Unknown: Peter Gosling
Unknown: Peter Howland
Unknown: Malcolm Carrick

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: News Headlines

: Regional News


: Pebble Mill at One

Bob Langley , Paul Coia and Josephine Buchan are joined by guests, who include
Stephanie Lawrence and Dr David Delvin. Fashion writer Jane Lomas reviews the work of northern designer Jasmine Hickson.


Unknown: Bob Langley
Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: Josephine Buchan
Unknown: Stephanie Lawrence
Unknown: Dr David Delvin.
Unknown: Jane Lomas
Designer: Jasmine Hickson.

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme (R)

: Championship Bowling

The CIS Insurance UK Indoor Singles Championship
Eight bowlers are left out of the 32 original hopefuls, playing for E24,000 and the UK Championship.
DAVID ICKE introduces live coverage of the start of this best-of-five set quarter-final from the Guild Hall, Preston. (Coverage continues on BBC2)


Introduces: David Icke

: Regional News

: T.T.V.: Tea Time Television

Join Scragtag in his backyard and tune in with him to T. T. V. for programmes packed with stories, cartoons and puzzles.
Story: The Kindest Cut
Back pages: 102


Scragtag's assistant: Marcus Kimber
Anna Nouncer: Juliet Prague
Story writer: Deborah Savage
Story illustrator: Chris Forsey
Story reader: Andrew Secombe
Producer: Roy Milani
Executive producer: Cynthia Felgate

: SuperTed

Spotty and the Indians
Spotty sees spots before his eyes while SuperTed stares down the barrel of Texas Pete's hunting rifle. with the voices of DEREK GRIFFITHS
Written by ROBIN LYONS Designed and directed by DAVE EDWARDS (R)


Unknown: Derek Griffiths
Unknown: Peter Hawkins
Unknown: Melvyn Hayes
Unknown: Roy Kinnear
Unknown: Jon Pertwee
Unknown: Victor Spinetti
Written By: Robin Lyons
Directed By: Dave Edwards

: Beat the Teacher

with Paul Jones
Will the teacher win a silly hat or a Beat the Teacher failure mug in this afternoon's competition? Devised by CLIVE DOIG


Unknown: Paul Jones
Unknown: Clive Doig
Designer: Katia Montillet

: Cheggers Plays Pop

Keith Chegwin with special guests Gary Davies
Bernadette Nolan and music from three top chart bands
Cheggers bursts on 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: Bernadette Nolan
Designer: Barry Roach
Unknown: Peter Ridsdale Scott
Producer: Martin Hughes

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan

Janet's Jump!

Ace parachutist Janet Ellis becomes one of the few female civilians in the world to try a brand new training technique - 'Accelerated Free Fall'. Today, discover how she got on. And don't miss the results of the NSPCC Christmas Card Competition and the announcement of the names of the lucky winners who'll be VIP guests at the Children's Royal Variety Performance.


Presenter: Simon Groom
Presenter: Janet Ellis
Presenter: Peter Duncan

: Masterteam

Presented by Angela Rippon Guided by the pleasant persuasiveness of Angela Rippon , teams from all over the UK are entering this knock-out team quiz. The eight highest-scoring teams will play in the finals. On the way, teams can win prizes and medals for winning games: two wins gives them a bronze medal, three a silver and four wins gives them the Masterteam gold.
Programme associate, ROSALIND GOLD Producer DAVE ROSS


Presented By: Angela Rippon
Unknown: Angela Rippon
Director: Andrea Conway
Producer: Dave Ross

: Six O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: 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 Simon Bates and Janice Long.


Presenter: Simon Bates
Presenter: Janice Long
Sound: Neil Sadwick
Lighting: Clive Thomas
Designer: Kathy Atty
Executive producer: Michael Hurll
Production: Brian Whitehouse

: EastEnders

by Bill Lyons.
'He seems happy to just watch it all fall apart round us. The marriage, the pub....'
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Bill Lyons
Director: Antonia Bird

: Tomorrow's World

Maggie Philbin
Howard Stableford Judith Hann and Peter Macann bringing you the new, fascinating and bizarre in the world of science.
This week: with competing designs for the Channel Tunnel due in today,
Tomorrow's World surveys the three main contenders. Producers DANA PURVIS
Studio director NIGEL FlNNIS Editor RICHARD REISZ


Unknown: Maggie Philbin
Unknown: Howard Stableford
Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Peter MacAnn
Producers: Dana Purvis
Unknown: Martin Freeth
Unknown: Cynthia Page
Unknown: Martin Mortimore
Director: Nigel Flnnis
Editor: Richard Reisz

: Happy Families

A six-part comedy series written by BEN ELTON starring
Madelaine Beautiful , imbecilic
Madelaine Fuddle lives in an artistic community in France; ugly imbecilic Guy Fuddle attempts to persuade
Madelaine to return home to crotchety Granny Fuddle.
Meanwhile the village priest longs to return to the old religious virtues, like setting fire to people who do not agree with him.
Costume designer MECHAEL TAYLOR Film editor PETER MARSH Lighting cameraman WILLIAM DUDMAN
Designer MEL BIBBY
Produced and directed by PAUL JACKSON BBC Manchester


Written By: Ben Elton
Unknown: Madelaine Beautiful
Unknown: Madelaine Fuddle
Unknown: Guy Fuddle
Unknown: Granny Fuddle.
Designer: Mechael Taylor
Editor: Peter Marsh
Unknown: William Dudman
Designer: Mel Bibby
Directed By: Paul Jackson
the Fuddle Family: Jennifer Saunders
Guy: Adrian Edmondson
Cook: With Dawn French
Dr De Quincy: Stephen Fry
Flossie: Helen Lederer
Dalcroix: Jim Broadbent
Village matrons: Christine Edmonds
Village matrons: Pauline Jefferson
Grandpere: Stuart Fell
Village gendarme: Stephen Frost
Village men: Gareth Hale
Village men: Norman Pace
Paulette: Judy Hawkins
Sister Ophelia: Ceri Jackson
Liverpool ticket man: Norman Lovett
Paul: Peter MacQueen
Priest: Rik Mayall
Barman: Nigel Planer
Josephine: Lia Williams

: Nine O'Clock News

Julia Somerville and John Humphrys Weather News


Unknown: Julia Somerville
Unknown: John Humphrys

: Just Good Friends

by JOHN SULLIVAN starring Paul Nicholas and Jan Francis
Penny finally moves into the new flat with Vince - Home
Sweet Home?
Designer DAVID HITCHCOCK Produced and directed by RAY BUTT (R)


Unknown: John Sullivan
Unknown: Paul Nicholas
Unknown: Jan Francis
Designer: David Hitchcock
Directed By: Ray Butt
Vince Pinner: Paul Nicholas
Penny Warrender: Jan Francis
Mrs Warrender: Sylvia Kay
Mr Warrender: John Ringham
Tony: Steve Whyment

: Question Time

with Sir Robin Day
The weekly opportunity for the general public to pose the questions and debate the answers with those in power, those who seek it and those who influence events. Among the guests with Sir Robin Day this evening at the Greenwood Theatre are:
Frances Morrell
Chris Patten , mp
David Penhaligon , MP Ruth Wishart


Unknown: Frances Morrell
Unknown: Chris Patten
Unknown: David Penhaligon
Unknown: Ruth Wishart

: Championship Bowling

The CIS Insurance UK Indoor
Singles Championship
England's Champion, TONY ALLCOCK should be on duty this evening as the second five-set quarter-final is played.
DAVID ICKE introduces coverage from the Guild Hall, Preston


Unknown: Tony Allcock
Introduces: David Icke

: The Past at Work

Railway Mania
To satisfy the needs of speed, safety and comfort, rival passenger railway companies introduced new technologies and new civil engineering.
Anthony Burton , in the last of three films, follows a present-day enthusiasts' steam trip using 'Clan Line' from York to Leeds, Harrogate and Knaresborough and visits the National Railway Museum and The Royal Station Hotel, York.
Series producer MICHAEL GARROD (R) Book £8.95 from booksellers


Unknown: Anthony Burton
Producer: Suzanne Davies
Producer: Michael Garrod

: 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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