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: Ceefax AM

starts your day with news, sport, weather and travel - available to all viewers whether or not they have teletext sets.

: Breakfast Time

with Nick Ross and Debbie Greenwood 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 has news and reports from the consumer unit; the latest pop news from Steve Blacknell ; and Russell Grant starts the day with a guide to what the stars have in store for you.
9.20 Pages from Ceefax


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Read By: Sue Carpenter
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Lynn Faulds Wood
Unknown: Steve Blacknell
Unknown: Russell Grant

: Play School

What's it like in the place where you live?
Presenter Wayne Jackman Guest Jane Hardy Story: Small Pig by ARNOLD LOBEL (R)


Presenter: Wayne Jackman
Presenter: Guest Jane Hardy
Unknown: Arnold Lobel

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Chris Lowe
News Headlines with subtitles
12.55 Regional News


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Pebble Mill at One

with Magnus Magnusson , Josephine Buchan and Marian Foster , who are joined today by naturalist Chris Baines to launch the 1986 Conservation Awards.
Also Bill Oddie and Paul Coia take a trip to Bird Island in the Seychelles.


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Josephine Buchan
Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: Chris Baines
Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Paul Coia
Editor: Peter Hercombe

: Little Misses and the Mister Men

A See-Saw programme by ROGER HARGREAVES Little Miss Bossy
Narrated by Pauline Collins and John Alderton and Mister Greedy
Narrated by Arthur Lowe Produced and directed by TREVOR BOND and TERRY WARD (R)


Programme By: Roger Hargreaves
Unknown: Pauline Collins
Unknown: John Alderton
Unknown: Arthur Lowe
Directed By: Trevor Bond
Directed By: Terry Ward

: The Parent Programme

How to cope with, survive and enjoy your under-5s with Francis Wilson and Miriam O'Reilly
Coping with Bad Behaviour
A group of parents, including a family therapist, discuss ways of coping with and changing their children's bad behaviour.
Film editor TONY KOVACS Directed by STACEY ADAMS
Series producer BERNARD ADAMS A Helpline is open from 2.15 until
7.0 pm. Ring [number removed]or, in Scotland, [number removed].


Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly
Editor: Tony Kovacs
Directed By: Stacey Adams
Producer: Bernard Adams

: Play it Safe!

Presented by Jimmy Savile Nine programmes which show how many serious child accidents are preventable. 5: Water, Water Everywhere Director JULIA DRUM
For a free booklet send your name and address on a postcard to: Play it Safe!, [address removed]. Only single copies available


Presented By: Jimmy Savile

: See Hear!

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

: Songs of Praise

from Fishguard

: Regional News

: Paddington

A Visit to the Bank by MICHAEL BOND
Narrated by Michael Hordem Animated and directed by IVOR WOOD
Music by HERBERT CHAPPELL Executive producer


Unknown: Michael Hordem
Music By: Herbert Chappell

: Heads and Tails

Life Gets Everywhere Music and narration Derek Griffiths
Research ANNE DENEHY Written and produced by MICHAEL COLE (R)


Unknown: Derek Griffiths
Produced By: Michael Cole

: James and the Giant Peach

by Roald Dahl
Told by Kenneth Williams for Jackanory
James' life could hardly have been more horrible, with his two ghastly aunts, Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker. Then something magic happened. The fruitless peach tree in the garden grew one magnificent peach: golden, beautiful and almost the size of a house!


Writer: Roald Dahl
Reader: Kenneth Williams

: Thunderbirds 2086: Sunburn

A cartoon series about International Space Rescue in the year 2086.

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan
Top Dogs!
Meet two of the cleverest of the Crufts champions - the winners of the obedience classes. Watch the precision of their paws as the Top Dog and Bitch respond to their handlers' commands, demonstrating the tests that won them their coveted titles.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


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

: Charles in Charge

starring Scott Baio as Charles Mr President
Charles is introduced to campus politics the hard way when Gwendolyn gets him to run against the children's cousin, Elliot, whose hard-to-beat slogan is 'Fun at all costs'.


Unknown: Scott Baio
Unknown: Charles Mr President
Written By: Larry Balmagia
Directed By: Alan Rafkin
Jill: Julie Cobb
Stan: James Widdoes
Jason: Michael Pearlman
Douglas: Jonathan Ward
Lila: April Lerman
Buddy: Willie Aames
Gwendolyn: Jennifer Runyon
Elliot: Jerry Levine

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
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. Producer DAVE STANFORD Editor PHILIP HARDING


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Michael Wale
Editor: Philip Harding

: Wogan

Terry's little palace of varieties has acquired a more verdant backdrop as Hammersmith Council pursue a policy of greening Shepherd's Bush and expanding its attractions to a wider public: not only acres of newly-planted shrubs but W12's answer to Rotten Row - for cyclists to navigate the green and avoid the police cars and fire engines racing past the Television Theatre.

: British Record Industry Awards

Introduced by Noel Edmonds Commentary by Mike Smith Elton John , Paul Young ,
Wham!, Alison Moyet : these are just some of the top names of the record industry who are gathering together for the glittering annual British Record Industry Awards.
Top artists are there to present and receive the awards which in the opinion of the industry are to honour the most popular artists and bands of 1985. Special guest appearances by Phil Collins
Huey Lewis and the News Sade
Tears for Fears
Executive producer for the BPI DEKE ARLON
Lighting JOHN KING
Sound JOHN CAULFIELD designer DACRE PUNT Produced and directed by MICHAEL HURLL
A simultaneous broadcast with Radio 1. Viewers with stereo Radio1maywishto turn off TV sound and Position their speakers on either side of the screen, but a few feet away,
Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative.
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Introduced By: Noel Edmonds
Commentary By: Mike Smith
Commentary By: Elton John
Commentary By: Paul Young
Unknown: Alison Moyet
Unknown: Phil Collins
Unknown: Huey Lewis
Directed By: Michael Hurll

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Julia Somerville
Unknown: John Humphrys

: Panorama

A weekly window on life in Britain and around the world through the eyes of television's top reporters:


Unknown: Fred Emery
Unknown: Robert Harris
Unknown: Gavin Hewitt
Unknown: Margaret Jay
Unknown: Richard Lindley
Unknown: Tom Mangold
Unknown: Peter Taylor
Unknown: Paul Barry.
Editor: David Dickinson

: Michael Caine in Get Carter

Concluding a season of films starring one of Britain's most popular screen actors, tonight with Britt Ekland John Osborne Ian Hendry
Jack Carter is a man with a mission. When his brother dies mysteriously in Newcastle he travels north to find out what happened. The sordid conspiracy he uncovers links blue films, the local villains and some
'respectable' citizens in an unholy alliance. When he knows enough. Carter plans and exacts a merciless and murderous revenge. Michael Caine gives a chilling performance as Carter in this tough, compelling thriller.
Produced by MICHAEL KLINGER Written and directed by MIKE HODGES (TV version)
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Unknown: Britt Ekland
Unknown: John Osborne
Unknown: Ian Hendry
Unknown: Jack Carter
Unknown: Michael Caine
Produced By: Michael Klinger
Directed By: Mike Hodges
Jack Carter: Michael Caine
Anna Fletcher: Britt Ekland
Cyril Kinnear: John Osborne
Eric Paice: Ian Hendry
Cliff Brumby: Bryan Mosley
Glenda: Geraldine Moffat
Margaret: Dorothy White
Keith: Alun Armstrong
Albert Swift: Glynn Edwards
Peter: Tony Beckley
Con McCarty: George Sewell
Edna Garfoot: Rosemarie Durnham
Thorpe: Bernard Hepton
Doreen: Petra Markham
Gerald Fletcher: Terence Rigby
Eddie Appleyard: Godfrey Quigley
Sid Fletcher: John Bindon
Harry: Kevin Brennan

: 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.

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