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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
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; 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. 6: Let Me Explain
Accompanying pack from:
Write Now! Letter-Pack, BBCtv, Freepost (no stamp required),
Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK1 ITU. Send your address and three first-class stamps.


Unknown: Milton Keynes

: Play School

First you hear a splish, then a splash,
Through the rain you 71 have to dash
Presenter Chloe Ashcroft Guest Robin Kingsland Story: Clouds
Written by PEGGY BLAKELEY Illustrated by KAZUO NIIZAKA


Presenter: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Robin Kingsland
Written By: Peggy Blakeley
Illustrated By: Kazuo Niizaka

: News After Noon

with Frances Coverdale and Moira Stuart
News headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Regional News



Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Pebble Mill at One

with Bob Langley Marian Foster and Paul Coia
Travel expert Jill Crawshaw gives more advice about holidays, including one which could show a profit.
The Rev Roger Royle talks to people who have overcome enormous problems and there's a preview of a new
BBC wildlife series about the Kingdom of the Ice Bear. Editor PETER HERCOMBE BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Bob Langley
Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: Jill Crawshaw
Talks: Roger Royle
Editor: Peter Hercombe

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme (R)

: Regional News

: Children's BBC: T. T. V.

Tea Time Television
To the lady who's on T.T.V,
You're the person I'd most like to see.
So be ever so nice,
And show us your face,
Much love, Scragtag, that's me. Who is the lady? Find out by tuning in with Scragtag.

Story: All Square


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

: Godzilla: The Magnetic Terror

Godzilla, the prehistoric monster, comes alive again in a cartoon series.

: Ulysses 31: The Black Sphere

A cartoon space adventure
Ulysses discovers a map enclosed in a mysterious black sphere. Has he found the lost route back to Earth?

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan
Giant stick insects, terrifying tarantulas and stinging scorpions are what you'd expect to find in tropical forests. It was quite a shock for Janet to come face-to-face with them in Stratford-on-Avon!
Butterfly expert Clive Farrell has recreated a jungle home in a huge glasshouse for his strange companions - complete with birds, lizards, bullfrogs, and a tropical rainstorm!


Presenter: Simon Groom
Presenter: Janet Ellis
Presenter: Peter Duncan
Guest: Clive Farrell

: Masterteam

Presented by Angela Rippon Living world, cinema or transport could be your choice from Spotlight.
Tonight sees St Ives compete.


Presented By: Angela Rippon

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Andrew Harvey followed by Weather News


Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Top of the Pops

Presenting hits from the Top 40 and videos from the Top 10.
Introduced by Paul Jordan and Janice Long.


Presenter: Paul Jordan
Presenter: Janice Long
Sound: Graham Wilkinson
Lighting: Derek Slee
Designer: Kathy Atty
Production: Michael Hurll

: EastEnders

by Rosemary Mason.
'I wanted to hear his voice again. Andy, I know who it is'.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Rosemary Mason
Director: Antonia Bird

: Tomorrow's World

with Peter Macann , Maggie Philbin ,
Howard Stableford and Judith Hann bringing you the new, fascinating and bizarre in the world of science.
This week: the home which goes underground to avoid spoiling the view.


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

: Happy Families

The last of a six-part comedy series written by BEN ELTON starring with Reunion
Well, this is the denouement ... The four granddaughters return home and face their mad, old Granny which, quite apart from anything else, is going to be a very difficult piece of trick photography. Anyway, the questions and the lies of 20 years are finally sorted out as the stupid
Fuddle family are reunited at last.
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
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: Dawn French
Dr De Quincy: Stephen Fry
Flossie: Helen Lederer
Cabbie: Kevin Huckstep
Jim: Hugh Laurie
Deliverymen: Martin Reeve
Deliverymen: Colin Skeaping

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and John Humphrys Weather News


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Just Good Friends

by JOHN SULLIVAN starring Paul Nicholas and Jan Francis
Penny is rescued by a reluctant hero from a very unpleasant meeting with her estranged husband, Graham.
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
Rita Pinner: Ann Lynn
Les Pinner: Shaun Curry
Graham: Andrew Tourell
Clifford Pinner: Adam French
Lennie: James Lister
Waiter: Jason Carter

: Question Time

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 Paddy Ashdown , mp Rosemary Brown Robin Cook , mp The Rt Hon
Sir Geoffrey Howe , mp Director ANN MORLEY


Unknown: Paddy Ashdown
Unknown: Rosemary Brown
Unknown: Robin Cook
Unknown: Sir Geoffrey Howe
Director: Ann Morley
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: Maestro

Stirling Moss - Motor Racer Was he Britain's greatest motor racer? Certainly his name is better known now than many more recent champions. His were the days when cars looked like ... well, cars! With bare arms and peaked helmet Moss drove his way towards countless chequered flags. Written by FRANK KEATING


Unknown: Stirling Moss
Written By: Frank Keating
Editor: Geoffrey Botterill

: The Interview Game

Presented by Margaret Simonot
Decisions about jobs, health and housing all depend on face-to-face interviews. The outcome of these decisions depend on how both sides play The Interview Game.
Interview Training looks at documentary film of men and women on training courses, and reveals some of the hidden patterns that recur in most job interviews. Consultant CELIA ROBERTS


Presented By: Margaret Simonot
Unknown: Celia Roberts
Produced By: Julian Stenhouse

: 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.

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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.

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