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: CeefaxAM

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

: Breakfast Time

Selina Scott and Nick Ross with a Monday morning mix of news, comment and guests 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
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 A review of the morning papers at 8.37
Including this morning:
Lynn Faulds Wood with news from the consumer unit;
Mike Smith with the latest pop news and Russell Grant with an astrology guide.
Alan Titchmarsh tests the air with his December Walk. This week, the Giving Tree spreads its branches so that viewers can help others, both in Britain and Ethiopia, to have a happier Christmas.


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Nick Ross
Read By: Sue Carpenter
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Lynn Faulds Wood
Unknown: Mike Smith
Unknown: Russell Grant
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Play School

What can you do with a ball of wool?
Presenter Kate Copstick Guest Fred Harris
Story: Knit One, Purl One by SUSAN EAMES (R)


Presenter: Kate Copstick
Unknown: Fred Harris
Unknown: Susan Eames

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Regional News


: Pebble Mill at One

with Magnus Magnusson Paul Coia , Marian Foster
Today's programme features the finals of the UK Dance
Championships: six finalists, selected from more than 5,000 entries, will compete for a cash prize and a chance to represent the UK in the World Dance Championships. Mountaineers
Kurt Diemberger and Julie Tullis continue their exploration of Everest.
With Christmas presents in mind, sewing expert Hilary James demonstrates how to make a teddy bear in the traditional way - complete with jointed arms, legs and a growl!


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: Kurt Diemberger
Unknown: Julie Tullis
Unknown: Hilary James
Editor: Peter Hercombe

: Pigeon Street

A See-Saw programme (R)

: See Hear!

A weekly magazine for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.

: Songs of Praise

for Advent from Dornoch
Video, Songs of Praise BBCV/BBCB 8500, from retailers

: Regional News

: Children's BBC: Caterpillar Trail

What has the sea washed up in South Wales? What can you spot in Churchfield School's pond? Join Caterpillar Trail and find out.


Producer: Penny Lloyd
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Classic Fairy Tales

Told in pictures Rapunzel Sheila Hancock tells the old story of the golden-haired
Rapunzel from the collection first made by the BROTHERS GRIMM.
Series producer IAN MOO-YOUNG (R)

: Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends: The Transylvanian Connection

Count Dracula kidnaps Fire-Star and takes her to his castle but Spider-Man and Ice-Man are close behind.

: Jonny Briggs

A serial in 13 episodes from a story by JOAN EADINGTION
Part 7 by VALERIE GEORGESON Mam makes her decision about the rabbit - but it still leaves Jonny with a problem.
Producer ANGELA BEECHING Director CHRISTINE SECOMBE (Part 8 tomorrow at 4.15 pm)
Two books by Joan Eadington ,
Jonny Briggs. and The World of Jonny Briggs. £1.25 each, available from booksellers


Story By: Joan Eadingtion
Unknown: Valerie Georgeson
Unknown: Sue Clewett
Unknown: Richard Winter
Designer: Paul Munting
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: Christine Secombe
Unknown: Joan Eadington
Unknown: Jonny Briggs.
Unknown: Jonny Briggs.
Jonny: Richard Houan
Mam: Jane Lowe
Dad: Leslie Schofield
Albert: Tommy Robinson
Humphrey: Jeremy Austin
Rita: Sue Devaney
Mavis: Debbie Norris
Miss Broom: Karen Meagher
Mr BOX: Harry Beety
Pam: Georgina Lane
Jinny: Adele Parry
Josie: Rachel Powell
Lily: Sophie Buckley
Martin: Dexter Lynch
Nadine: Abigail Fisher
Peter: Alexander Moran

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan
Wheeler Dealers!

Janet bullies off with the girls from Herne Bay in a hockey game with a difference. It's on skates! Ladies' Roller Hockey is on the move. The Herne Bay team has won matches in Holland and Germany but will they beat their next opponents, the National Junior Boys?


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

: Masterteam

Presented by Angela Rippon There are six gold- and two bronze-winning teams on the leader board, which shows the eight top-scoring teams. Can tonight's teams from Aberaman and Salisbury win through or will the previous team maintain their winning streak?
Programme associate ROSALIND GOLD Producer DAVE ROSS


Presented By: Angela Rippon
Director: Peter Fttton
Unknown: Rosalind Gold
Producer: Dave Ross

: Six O'Clock News

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


Unknown: 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
Producer: David Stanford
Editor: Philip Harding

: Wogan

There was a time when interviews were meaningful: Face to Face, Men of Ideas, Dee Time. Now Terry tries a new tack - 40 minutes of engaging trivia live from the Television Theatre to kick off the evening.


Presenter: Terry Wogan
Director: Kevin Bishop
Series Producer: Frances Whitaker

: Starsky and Hutch

Huggy Can Go Back
An illegal ghetto poker game ends in robbery, murder and a stark choice for Huggy Bear - to cover for an old friend or to reveal to the law his witnessing of the crime.
Either way the stakes are high and Huggy's holding a dead man's hand ...
Wntten by RICHARD K. KELBAUGH Directed by DAVID SOUL (R)


Unknown: Richard K. Kelbaugh
Directed By: David Soul
Starsky: Paul Michael Glaser
Hutch: David Soul
Huggy Bear: Antonio Fargas
Capt Dobey: Bernie Hamilton
JT Washington: Richard Ward
Big Red: Roger Mosley

: Don't Wait Up

written by GEORGE LAYTON starring
Tony Britton and Nigel Havers featuring Simon Williams Susan Skipper and Dinah Sheridan
It's not exactly plain sailing when Toby and Angela's reconciliation cruise gets under way. Tom and Madeline's weekend in the country is also threatened.
Lighting director MIKE JEFFERIES Studio sound BOB FOLEY
Film cameraman EUGENE CARR Designer ERIC WALMSLEY Produced and directed by HAROLD SNOAD


Written By: George Layton
Unknown: Tony Britton
Unknown: Nigel Havers
Unknown: Simon Williams
Unknown: Susan Skipper
Unknown: Dinah Sheridan
Director: Mike Jefferies
Unknown: Bob Foley
Unknown: Eugene Carr
Designer: Eric Walmsley
Directed By: Harold Snoad
Dr Tom Latimer: Nigel Havers
Madeline Forbes: Susan Skipper
Dr Toby Latimer: Tony Britton
Angela Latimer: Dinah Sheridan
Sir Donald Penrose: Terence Alexander
Lady Penrose: Helen Horton
Dr Charles Cartwright: Simon Williams
Susan Cartwright: Tricia George
Embarkation manager: Bernard Holley
Purser: Paul Chapman

: Nine O'Clock News

Julia Somerville and John Humphrys present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad Weather News


Unknown: Julia Somerville
Unknown: John Humphrys

: Panorama: AIDS - The Race for a Cure

AIDS is the biggest public health threat for a generation. To date there have been a few hundred victims in Britain, but experts predict there will soon be many thousands.
AIDS will affect men, women and children and, unless a cure is found, all those who get it will rapidly die.
Doctors and scientists are desperately searching for a drug or a vaccine to knock out the virus. Will prevention - safer sex - prove better than a cure? Can alternative medicine bring hope to AIDS victims?
Tonight, Margaret Jay talks to AIDS victims and those trying to help them.
Panorama reports from France, the US and Britain on the latest developments.


Reporter: Margaret Jay
Producer: John Penycate
Editor: David Dickinson

: The Monday Film: The Savage Bees

starring Ben Johnson Michael Parks with Horst Buchholz
A deserted boat, a dead dog and a missing child spell alarm for Sheriff McKew. A swarm of killer bees is on the attack and, as Mardi Gras begins in New Orleans, he must act fast to avert a disaster that could claim thousands of lives.
Screenplay by GUERDON TRUEBLOOD Produced and directed by BRUCE GELLER
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Ben Johnson
Unknown: Michael Parks
Unknown: Horst Buchholz
Play By: Guerdon Trueblood
Directed By: Bruce Geller
Sheriff Donald McKew: Ben Johnson
Jeff DuRand: Michael Parks
Rufus: Paul Hecht
Dr Meuller: Horst Buchholz
Jeannie Devereaux: Gretchen Corbett
Police Lt: Bruce French
Pellegrino: James Best

: 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.

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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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