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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
Including this morning:
Denise Robertson opens the Junior Advice Line at 7.32, joined an hour or so later by Sally Hawkins for their regular Advice Line phone-in; Titch's Pitch -
Alan Titchmarsh in his garden; Glynn Christian cooks up some more recipe ideas.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Denise Robertson
Unknown: Sally Hawkins
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Play School

Presenter Wayne Jackman Guests Chloe Ashcroft Elizabeth Millbank
Story: The Hump Back Bridge by WILMA HORSBRUGH (R)


Presenter: Wayne Jackman
Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Elizabeth Millbank
Unknown: Wilma Horsbrugh

: News after Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Chris Lowe
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Chris Lowe

: Regional News



Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Pebble Mill at One

with Paul Coia , Marian Foster and Bob Langley
Dr David Delvin continues his series on antenatal care with a look at the revolutionary techniques of ultrasound. And Jan Beaney offers more embroidery advice.


Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: Bob Langley
Unknown: Dr David Delvin
Unknown: Jan Beaney
Editor: Peter Hercombe

: Chock-a-Block

A See-Saw programme with Fred Harris
Today it's the Chockabloke who puts the block into the Chock-a-Block block slot and rocks the Rockablocks to find words that ring Chock-a-Block's rhyme chime. MusicPETER GOSLING Designer


Unknown: Fred Harris
Music: Peter Gosling
Unknown: Mary Penley Edwards
Producer: Michael Cole

: The Goode Kitchen

Penny pancakes, a warming farmhouse casserole and 'champagne' at 50p a gallon are the ingredients this week. Shirley Goode tosses a few ideas about pancakes and takes Jenny Day to the butcher to knock pounds off her meat bill. Jenny is young, out of work and keen to pick up Shirley's money-saving tips. Join Jenny in The Goode Kitchen and find out how you can eat better for less. Director GEORGE AUCKLAND Producer ERICA GRIFFITHS Book, £1.95 from booksellers


Unknown: Shirley Goode
Unknown: Goode Kitchen
Producer: Erica Griffiths

: The Parent Programme

How to cope with, survive and enjoy your under-5s. with Francis Wilson and Miriam O'Reilly Coping with Sleeping Problems
Tips and suggestions from parents, including a doctor who's had two sleepless children, on how to survive and possibly change children's sleeping habits.
A Helpline is available from 2.30 pm until 7.0 pm on [number removed]or, in Scotland, [number removed]


Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly

: Regional News

: Postman Pat: Pat's Windy Day

It's a windy day in Greendale, and Pat has a job steering his van.
Written by John Cunliffe. (R)


Writer: John Cunliffe
Narration and vocals: Ken Barrie
Music: Bryan Daly
Designed and directed by: Ivor Wood

: Jimbo and the Jet Set: The Chief Gets a Rocket

Written and created by PETER MADDOCKS


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

: James and the Giant Peach

Told by Kenneth Williams for Jackanory
Today: James meets the Creatures in the Peach.


Unknown: Roald Dahl
Told By: Kenneth Williams

: Bananaman: Harbour of Lost Ships

with the voices of TIM BROOKE-TAYLOR
Written by BERNIE KAY Music by DAVE COOKE
Produced and directed by TERRY WARD


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Bill Oddie
Written By: Bernie Kay
Music By: Dave Cooke
Directed By: Terry Ward

: The Really Wild Show

with Terry Nutkins Nick Davies and Chris Packham
What do you think is the most dangerous animal in the world? Dangerous to man, that is. Maybe it's a shark, or a deadly snake or a piranha? Chris reveals that, in fact, it's something rather smaller, but it's been responsible for 27,000,000,000 deaths!
Terry goes diving to count the suckers on an octopus.
Nick looks at an animal that can change colour instantaneously. And the latest police weapon in the fight against crime - sniffer gerbils! This week the programme is in Manchester. Producer MIKE BEYNON BBC Bristol


Unknown: Terry Nutkins
Unknown: Nick Davies
Unknown: Chris Packham

: Grange Hill

A series of 24 programmes Episode 11 by JOHN GODBER Robbie and Ziggy are busy collecting chalk ends for the Duke of Edinburgh while
Imelda finds a way to raise money. Ant is in trouble again with Mr Bronson and Georgina tries to cheer him up.
(For cast see Friday page 82)


Unknown: John Godber
Unknown: Mr Bronson

: Fax!

Fun, facts and information for all the family as Bill Oddie , Wendy Leavesley and 'Mr Trivia' Billy Butler answer more of your questions. Faxline number [number removed]


Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Wendy Leavesley
Unknown: Billy Butler

: 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

: Holiday 86

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore
Australia doesn't spring instantly to mind as a holiday destination, but as a country to which Britons travel for the purpose of visiting friends and relatives - 'VFR travellers' in the jargon of the trade. Yet a tourist industry, and a successful one, has been developed for the benefit of those VFR travellers, as well as Australians. John Carter went to Western Australia to survey the scene.
What happens when a town is turned over lock, stock and barrel to the holiday business; when an old Moorish settlement in Spain is transformed into an international pleasure zone? Sarah Kennedy went to Mojacar to get the answers, and find out if tourism has swept aside the real Spain.
For another report on activity holidays, Sue Carpenter went to Flamborough Head in Yorkshire for a weekend bird-watching.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: John Carter
Reporter: Sarah Kennedy
Reporter: Sue Carpenter
Producer: Tom Savage

: EastEnders

by Bill Lyons.
'She's a child. A frightened child stuck in the middle of all this mess'.
(For cast see Thursday page 74)
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Bill Lyons

: One by One

A serial in 12 episodes based on the Zoo Vet books by DAVID TAYLOR
2: Parting of the Ways by ANTHONY READ starring with and A quarrel with Maurice Webb is a difficult thing to patch up at any time, even more so when there are sick animals to treat....
Produced by BILL SELLARS
Directed by MICHAEL E. BRIANT (R)


Unknown: David Taylor
Unknown: Anthony Read
Unknown: Maurice Webb
Produced By: Bill Sellars
Directed By: Michael E. Briant
Donald Turner: Rob Heyland
Maurice Webb: Peter Jeffrey
Ben Bishop: Peter Gilmore
Paddy Reilly: James Ellis
Ethel Ledbetter: Sonia Graham
Lady Ann: Catherine Schell
Arthur Carter: John Rolfe
Fritz Eppler: Jon Cartwright
Miss Seksi: Shlrin Taylor
Caldwell: Nick Stringer
Andy: David O'Hara

: Points of View

Barry Took with your comments in the programme you help to write.


Unknown: Barry Took

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and John Humphrys Regional News Weather News

: Hideaway

An original serial in six parts by CHARLIE HUMPHREYS starring Ken Hutchison Clare Higgins with Tony Selby , Gary Whelan
Harold Innocent , Jimmy Jewel 1: 'How long are we going to be away? A week, two weeks, a month? Ever?'
Fight arranger GARETH MILNE
Music composed by RICHARD HARVEY Photography ELMER COSSEY
0 FEATURE: page 11


Unknown: Charlie Humphreys
Unknown: Ken Hutchison
Unknown: Clare Higgins
Unknown: Tony Selby
Unknown: Gary Whelan
Unknown: Harold Innocent
Unknown: Jimmy Jewel
Unknown: Gareth Milne
Composed By: Richard Harvey
Unknown: Elmer Cossey
Editor: Andrew Johnston
Designer: Allan Anson
Producer: Ron Craddock
Director: Michael E. Briant
Tracy Wright: Gabrielle Anwar
Ann Wright: Clare Higgins
Colin Wright: Ken Hutchison
Terry Staples: Tony Selby
Tommy: Gary Whelan
Jenny: Gilllan de Terville
Ground crewman: George Sweeney
Harry: Frank Jarvis
Harry's wife: Dawn Perllman
Arnie: Harold Innocent
Pete: Wayne Jackman
Tone: Trevor Steedman
Playground girL: Katie Walsh
Playground boy: Darren Weir
Robert Hammel: Jimmy Jewel
Gwen Hammel: Hilary Mason

: Film 86

with Barry Norman
The programme that keeps you in touch with the world of cinema.
Spies Like Us - Chevy Chase and Dan Aykroyd play a pair of bumbling bureaucrats who find themselves sent on a spying mission.
Streetwise - A documentary film which looks at teenage vagrants who live on the streets of Seattle and survive by their wits.


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Dan Aykroyd
Director: Bruce Thompson
Producer: Jane Lush

: Nothing But the Best

An eight-part parents' guide 5: Who's Special Now? Question: what's the connection between, say,
Down's Syndrome, bad handwriting and educational 'giftedness'?
Answer: all produce forms of 'special educational need'.
Beverly Anderson looks into how secondary schools are responding - or not - to such needs.
For information pack send a large sae (28p) to Nothing But the Best. [address removed]


Unknown: Beverly Anderson
Producer: John Brooke
Director: Catharine Seddon

: A Toast to the Trams

Riding to Town
The first electric passenger tramway in the country began 100 years ago in Blackpool and changed the faces of towns in Britain.
You could tell a town by its tramcars. Many still run in their original liveries at the National Tramway Museum at Crich in Derbyshire, a record of a public transport system that developed, flourished and all but died in the space of 100 years. Producer ALF BATES
Executive producer TONY BROUGHTON


Producer: Alf Bates
Producer: Tony Broughton

: 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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