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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott 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 local
BBC studios at 6.57, 7.27,
Sports news at 7.20, 8.20 Including this morning: The morning's papers reviewed at 8.37
Zoe's View: Breakfast Time's teenage correspondent
Zoe Brown files her latest report; Glynn Christian cooks up another early morning recipe; Richard Smith takes your medical calls on his topic of the week - dial [number removed].


Unknown: Frank Bough
Read By: Sue Carpenter
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Zoe Brown
Unknown: Glynn Christian
Unknown: Richard Smith

: Write Now!

A series of eight programmes on letter-writing.
5:Return to Sender

: Play School

Chug, chug, clackety, clack
My engine is the strongest in the world
Presenter Elizabeth Watts Guest Wayne Jackman
Story: The Night Express by TAN KITADA


Presenter: Elizabeth Watts
Presenter: Guest Wayne Jackman

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart
News headlines with subtitles
12.55 Regional News


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

: Pebble Mill at One

Bob Langley and Josephine Buchan are joined by Leslie Kenton , who launches the Oxfam Fast in support of the victims of Africa's famine.


Unknown: Bob Langley
Unknown: Josephine Buchan
Unknown: Leslie Kenton

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme Ready for a walk in the jungle ... ? But keep a look out for wild animals! with Chloe Ashcroft and Don Spencer
Musical director RICHARD BROWN Percussion PETER HOWLAND
Script associate ROBIN HALDANE Designer MARY PENLEY-EDWARDS Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE
Directed and produced by CHRISTINE HEWITT (R)
Songs from this series are on BBC record and cassette RECIZCM 557


Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Don Spencer
Director: Richard Brown
Director: Percussion Peter Howland
Unknown: Robin Haldane
Designer: Mary Penley-Edwards
Producer: Cynthia Felgate
Produced By: Christine Hewitt

: International Tennis

The Benson and Hedges Championships from Wembley Arena
Once again this tournament has attracted a magnificent entry with seven of the world's top ten competing.
They are led by this year's US Open Champion, IVAN LENDL , and the 17-year-old
Wimbledon Champion, BORIS BECKER.
Introduced by BARRY DAVIES Commentator DAN MASKELL
(Coverage continues on BBC2)


Unknown: Ivan Lendl
Unknown: Boris Becker.
Introduced By: Barry Davies
Commentator: Dan Maskell
Unknown: John Barrett
Producers: Johnnie Watherston
Producers: Alastair Scott

: Regional News

: T. T. V.: Tea Time Television

Today's programmes at a glance:
Peregrine Piecrust story: All in a Flap
Mr Hiccup cartoon
Quizzicals with some musical puzzles
Scragtag will be watching, tune in with him!


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

: Godzilla

Island of the Lost Ships Godzilla, the legendary prehistoric monster, comes alive again in a cartoon series of adventure and suspense. (R)

: Ulysses 31: 2: Flowers of Fear

A cartoon series
Ulysses and the children find a strange planet on which there is a deserted hospital. Have they got a chance to bring Yumi's brother back to life?

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan
Aerial Detective!

Three thousand years ago the inhabitants of a man-made island in the middle of a giant marsh near Peterborough, were living in terraced houses linked by wooden causeways. This spectacular Bronze Age find, perfectly preserved under a layer of peat, was only discovered two years ago when a drainage dyke was being cut. Simon and Goldie join the archaeologists in charge of the excavations at Flag Fen and discover how a model aeroplane is providing vital information about the site.


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

: Masterteam

Presented by Angela Rippon
A team of Venture Scouts from Harpenden play the winners of the previous game of the rolling knock-out quiz to find - Masterteam.
(Nextprogramme tomorrow at 5. 35pm)


Presented By: Angela Rippon

: 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

: Top of the Pops

Presenting hits from the Top 40 and videos from the Top 10. Introduced by Gary Davies and Mike Smith Sound SCOTT TALBOTT Lighting DEREK SLEE Designer KATHY ATTY
Executive producer MICHAEL HURLL Production BRIAN WHTTEHOUSE


Introduced By: Gary Davies
Introduced By: Mike Smith
Producer: Michael Hurll

: EastEnders

by Tony McHale.
'Angie and Den are not going to keep staff on for decoration'.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Tony McHale
Director: Chris Clough

: Tomorrow's World

with Judith Hann, Peter Macann, Maggie Philbin and Howard Stableford
In a special edition, Tomorrow's World examines the fantastic technology of the project known as Star Wars.
It takes 25 minutes for a nuclear missile to travel from Russia to the USA. If hundreds were launched at 8.0 tonight, could a combination of particle beams, rail guns, lasers, space mirrors and super computers destroy them in flight before this programme ends?
Will Star Wars, as President Reagan claims, make the nuclear missile obsolete?


Presenter: Judith Hann
Presenter: Peter Macann
Presenter: Maggie Philbin
Presenter: Howard Stableford
Producer: Martin Freeth
Producer: Martin Hughes-Games
Studio Director: Nigel Finnis
Editor: Richard Reisz

: Happy Families

A six-part comedy series written by BEN ELTON
Guy Fuddle has now managed to persuade three out of four of his sisters to return home to crazy granny. However, this time he is going to have to persuade the Home Secretary because Roxanne Fuddle is doing bird.
Film recordist MALCOLM HILL Film editor CHRISTINE ROYLE Lighting cameraman WILLIAM DUDMAN
Designer MEL BIBBY
Produced and directed by PAUL JACKSON
BBC Manchester


Written By: Ben Elton
Unknown: Guy Fuddle
Unknown: Roxanne Fuddle
Editor: Christine Royle
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
Roland: Ben Elton
Warders: Gabrielle Glaister
Warders: Pauline Melville
Prison governor: Carole Hayman
Television PA: Carol Hawkins
Ada: Polly Highton
Reporter: Chris Langham
TV sound recordist: Chris Larner
Col Soddem: Lance Percival
Narrator: Kieran Prendiville
Joyce Nightstick: Sandi Toksvig
Dianah: Lou Wakefield
Jill: Claudette Williams
himself: Keith Chegwin

: 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 A gang in London are robbing security vans using a lethal new weapon - remote-controlled explosives.
In Derbyshire, a village was rocked by an armed bank raid. Police now have a clear picture of the gunmen you may recognise them and the car they used.
You may think your recollection is unimportant, but recent calls to the programme have led to arrests and convictions. Nick Ross and Sue Cook , along with detectives, are waiting for your calls in the Crimewatch studio. Police officers David Hatcher and Mercedes Birch report from the Incident Desk. If you can help, call Crimewatch on [number removed]anytime from 9.25 until midnight.
(Crimewatch Update at 11.35)


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Sue Cook
Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Sue Cook
Unknown: David Hatcher
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Peter Salmon
Editor: Peter Chafer

: Just Good Friends

by JOHN SULLIVAN starring Paul Nicholas and Jan Francis
Penny decides Vince is taking her for granted. He needs to be taught a lesson!
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
Eddie Brown: Derek Newark
Laurence: Peter Blake
Elaine: Colette Gleeson
Stan: Royston Tickner
Alex: Richard Cubison

: 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.
With Sir Robin Day this evening at the Greenwood Theatre in London are:
Alan Clark , mp, Derek Hatton Gavin Laird , Polly Toynbee Director ANN MORLEY


Unknown: Alan Clark
Unknown: Derek Hatton
Unknown: Gavin Laird
Unknown: Polly Toynbee
Director: Ann Morley
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: Crimewatch Update

Developments and reminders from the Crimewatch team

: International Tennis

Benson and Hedges Championships
Highlights of the third day's play from Wembley Arena. Introduced by BARRY DAVIES


Introduced By: Barry Davies

: 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.

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.

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