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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,
7.57 and 8.27
Sports news at 7.20 and 8.20 Including this morning:
The Top 20 - a look at the latest pop charts at 7.32; Beverly Alt presents this week's fashion tips; Ask Alison - Alison Mitchell presents her weekly money advice and takes your calls on [number removed].


Unknown: Frank Bough
Read By: Sue Carpenter
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Alison Mitchell

: Play School

Presenter Sarah Long Guest Stuart Bradley
Story: There's no Such Thing as a Dragon
Story and pictures by JACK KENT


Presenter: Sarah Long
Presenter: Stuart Bradley
Unknown: Jack Kent
Director: Greg Childs

: Gharbar

The basics of making curtains are demonstrated by Wahida Khan. She explains to Shaheen Nawab and Samina Mir about alterations, colour schemes and materials.
Abida Parveen sings a Saraiki folk song.
An Asian Unit presentation BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Wahida Khan.
Unknown: Shaheen Nawab

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles
12.55 Regional News


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Pebble Mill at One

Bob Langley and Paul Coia present the midweek edition which offers a glimpse of democracy at work with Gerrard Neale MP who believes in taking Parliament to the people.
Jane Lomas gets some advice on choosing and using knitting machines and the Cooking Canon and Rabbi Blue join forces to serve food that is 'simply divine'.


Unknown: Bob Langley
Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: Gerrard Neale
Unknown: Jane Lomas

: Bagpuss

A See-Saw programme by PETER FIRMIN and OLIVER POSTGATE (R)


Programme By: Peter Firmin
Programme By: Oliver Postgate

: Regional News

: Henry's Cat

The Day of Terrible Jokes by BOB GODFREY and STAN HAYWARD
When is a sailor a piece of wood? Join Henry's Cat and his faithful servant Chris Rabbit as they rescue damsels in distress, fight three-headed dragons and free the country of bad jokes! Narrated by Bob Godfrey Script STAN HAYWARD Production MIKE HAYES
Directed by BOB GODFREY


Script: Stan Hayward
Unknown: Mike Hayes
Directed By: Bob Godfrey

: Jimbo and the Jet Set: The Old Timer

Written and created by Peter Maddocks
Voices Peter Hawkins and Susan Sheridan


Writer/Created by: Peter Maddocks
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Voices: Susan Sheridan

: The Wind in the Willows

Told by Bernard Cribbins for Jackanory
Today: The Wild Wood (R)


Unknown: Kenneth Grahame
Told By: Bernard Cribbins

: Laurel and Hardy

are landed and stranded on the moon in Missile Hassle (R)

: Wizbit

by BARRY MURRAY starring Paul Daniels Nasinamon Island
Spoof and Bluff get into a very nasty situation while out fishing. Guess who gets them in it?
Aldibirontiofornifoscio is an evil magic word used by an evil magic man to make up evil magic water that makes all the Puzzleopolians very sad. Wizbit sees that fairplay prevails.
Produced by CLIVE DOIG
Directed by David G. ROSE


Unknown: Barry Murray
Unknown: Paul Daniels
Unknown: Debbie McGee
Produced By: Clive Doig
Professor Doom: Rob Inglis
Spoof/Pierre oh: Adrian Hedley
Bluff/Grocer Green: Alan Bodenham
Gatekeeper: Vicky Licorish
Madame Martinka: Heather Alexander
Wizbit: Tony Friel
Wooly: Kelvin Carter

: Running Scared

A thriller in six parts by BERNARD ASHLEY
1: Paula had never heard of the gangster Charlie Elkin until her grandfather witnessed him commit armed robbery. After that, Paula, like her best friend Narinder, discovered what it was to be really afraid!
Executive producer PAUL STONE Director MARILYN FOX


Unknown: Bernard Ashley
Unknown: Charlie Elkin
Designer: Graeme Thomson
Producer: Paul Stone
Director: Marilyn Fox
Paula: Julia Millbank
Narinder: Amarjit Dmllon
Grandad: Fred Bryant
Charlie Elkin: Chris Ellison
Leila: Hetty Baynes
Brian: Simon Adams
DI McNeill: James Cosmo
Mick Prescott: Desmond McNamara
Dolly Prescott: Maureen Sweeny
Dean Prescott: Anthony Gorry
Pratap Singh Sidhu: Renu Setna
Kamal Kaur Sidhu: Rani Singh
Ron Martin: Alan Ford
Fred Barratt: Alan Talbot
Tommy: Jason Norman
Scott: Damon Doyle
Wisener: Cyril Shaps
Forensic officer: Catherine Chase
Sikh shopper: Dimpal Singh

: First Class

The Video Quiz
A video arcade game, pop videos, sports videos, news videos - they're all ingredients in First Class.
Schools from all over Britain are represented by teams of three students, and Debbie Greenwood leads them through this knock-out tournament to find the First Class of 1986. Will they be from Wiltshire, Wales,
Dundee or Durham? The winning school will get a microcomputer with disc drive and monitor. Designer JIM LONGMUIR Director JUSTIN C. ADAMS Producer CHARLES NAIRN BBC Scotland


Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Designer: Jim Longmuir
Director: Justin C. Adams

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey 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

: Wogan

Felicity Kendal didn't realise that watering the plants in Terry's dressing-room could take most of the day. Director BRUCE MILLAR Producer PETER ESTALL
Series producer FRANCES WHITAKER


Unknown: Felicity Kendal
Director: Bruce Millar
Producer: Frances Whitaker

: No Place Like Home

by JON WATKINS starring William Gaunt and Patricia Garwood
An actress comes to stay and Arthur is inspired to join the local amateurs - with dramatic results.
Produced and directed by ROBIN NASH


Unknown: Jon Watkins
Unknown: William Gaunt
Unknown: Patricia Garwood
Design: Bob Cove
Directed By: Robin Nash
Arthur Crabtree: William Gaunt
Beryl Crabtree: Patricia Garwood
Vera Botting: Marcia Warren
Trevor Botting: Michael Sharvell-Martin
Abigail: Prunella Gee
Raymond Codd: Daniel Hill
Nigel Crabtree: Martin Clunes
Nadia: Erica Lynley
Tracy Crabtree: Dee Sadler
Edward Hackett: Barry Woolgar
Deborah: Barbara Miller
Lorraine Codd: Beverley Adams
Baby Timothy: David Strange

: Dynasty

The Gown
Sammy Jo and Joel hole up in Daniel's ranch putting Rita through rehearsals for her most demanding role. An unlikely messenger brings Alexis news from Moldavia and a mysterious stranger trails Claudia and Adam on their secret rendezvous in San Francisco.
(The next episode of Dynasty is on Friday at 7.30pm)


Written By: Dennis Turner
Directed By: Robert Scheerer
Blake: John Forsythe
Krystle/Rita: Linda Evans
Alexis: Joan Collins
Jeff: John James
Adam: Gordon Thomson
Steven: Jack Coleman
Claudia: Pamela Bellwood
Dex: Michael Nader
Dominique: Diahann Carroll
Amanda: Catherine Oxenberg
Prince Michael: Micheal Praed
Joel: George Hamilton
Sammy Jo: Heather Locklear

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and John Humphrys Regional News Weather News

: The Marriage

A documentary serial in six parts with Desmond Wilcox 2: From This Day Forward The big day for Marc and Karen. The weather is fine, the church filled with flowers and there's a horse and carriage waiting to deliver the bride. The honeymoon destination is still a secret, the guests are getting ready to make a day (and night) of it at the reception in the Rugby Club. And the practical jokers among
Marc's friends are planning to wreck the wedding night as part of a tradition they've maintained for years. Marc's divorced mother and father will be coming together again - just for the wedding - she in a new hat and he with a new wife. There'll be speeches and embarrassments - but at the end of it all the stars of this real-life soap opera will be facing the future together.
Producer DESMOND WILCOX BBC Scotland


Unknown: Desmond Wilcox
Editor: Phyllis Ironside
Director: John Pettman
Producer: Desmond Wilcox

: Sweet Revenge

Stockard Channing Sam Waterson
'Dandy Cochran ' is a determined young female car thief whose dream in life is owning a Dino Ferrari sports car. When she is arrested on a minor charge she manages to trick the public defender,
Philip Le Clerq , into securing her release, even though there are several warrents out for her arrest. With her freedom restored, Dandy sets in motion a devious plan to secure the$20,000 needed to purchase her dream car ...
Screenplay by B J. PERLA and MARILYN GOLDIN
Produced and directed by JERRY SCHATZBERG
(First showing on British television)
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Unknown: Stockard Channing
Unknown: Sam Waterson
Unknown: Dandy Cochran
Unknown: Dino Ferrari
Unknown: Philip Le Clerq
Unknown: J. Perla
Unknown: Marilyn Goldin
Directed By: Jerry Schatzberg
Vurla 'Vee' Kowsky/Dandy: Stockard Channing
Philip Le Clerq: Sam Waterson
Edmund: Franklyn Ajaye
Andy: Richard Doughty
John: Norman Matlock
Policemen: Marvin Rosand
: Robert Lewis-Ferguson
Woman guard: Bettast George
Baliff: Evan Lottman
DA: Adrian Sparks
Judge: Jock Dove
Junk man: Duncan MacLean
Ferrari salesman: Brooks Woolley
Greg, fat garage mechanic: Ed E. Villa
Judge Adams: Adele Burnett
Floor walker: Peter Fisher
Dr Beltzer: William Turner
Mrs Beltzer: Elaine Ayres
Young man: Daryl Anderson

: 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.

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