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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 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; Russell Grant starts the day with a guide to what the stars have in store for you; and in the pop spot meet some of the newest faces on the scene.


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Read By: Sue Carpenter
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Lynn Faulds Wood

: Play School

Scrimble, scramble, scrumble, Search around among the jumble
Presenters Carol Leader and Brian Jameson Story: Odd Socks by MALCOLM CARRICK (R)


Unknown: Brian Jameson
Unknown: Malcolm Carrick

: News After Noon

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


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: John Kettley

: Pebble Mill at One

with Magnus Magnusson ,
Paul Coia and Marian Foster The healthy life features in today's programme.
Maurice Hanssen shows the supermarket foods that should be avoided to stay in tip-top condition. There's a visit to actress Bo Derek on her ranch in California. And on the ski slopes
Konrad Bartelski - Britain's former champion - talks to sports presenter Emlyn Hughes. Editor PETER HERCOMBE BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: Maurice Hanssen
Unknown: Bo Derek
Unknown: Konrad Bartelski
Presenter: Emlyn Hughes.
Editor: Peter Hercombe

: Little Misses and the Mister Men

A See-Saw programme by ROGER HARGREAVES Little Miss Late
Narrated by Pauline Collins and John Alderton and Mister Mean
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

: Play it Safe!

Presented by Jimmy Savile
The last of nine programmes which show that many serious child accidents are preventable. Think Bike
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

: Songs of Praise

from Lame
3.52 Regional News

: Paddington

Paddington Weighs In by MICHAEL BOND
Narrated by Michael Hordern Music by HERBERT CHAPPELL Animated and directed by IVOR WOOD
Executive producer


Unknown: Michael Hordern
Music By: Herbert Chappell
Directed By: Ivor Wood

: Heads and Tails

Home is a Hole
'Home is a hole to a badger or vole' - and when birds build or weave their nest they always leave a hole, to come in and go out.
Voice and music Derek Griffiths
Film editor DAVID PYGRAM Written and produced by MICHAEL COLE (R)


Music: Derek Griffiths
Produced By: Michael Cole

: Laurel and Hardy

get entangled in the world of law and order in Shoot Down at Sundown

: Winnie the Pooh

by A. A. MILNE
Told by William Rushton for Jackanory
3 Cheers for Pooh!
(for Who?)
For Pooh -
(Why what did he do?)
/ thought you knew ...
Today: Pooh Invents a New Game (R)


Unknown: A. A. Milne
Told By: William Rushton

: Thunderbirds 2086: Starcrusher

A cartoon series about International Space Rescue.

: Newsround

with Roger Finn


Unknown: Roger Finn

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan

The Real Mrs Beeton !

The author of one of the world's bestselling books was no fat comfortable middle-aged cook, but a pretty young girl. Linguist, business woman, housewife and mother - Bella Beeton was just 23 when the first part of her famous Book of Household Management was published. Janet tells her extraordinary story.



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

: Charles in Charge

Snowed In
While Jill and Stan run into problems trying to reach their snow-bound house,
Gwendolyn and Buddy come to the rescue to help Charles deal with a cold and hungry gang of Lila's girlfriends.
Directed by ALAN RAFKIN


Written By: Fredric Weiss
Written By: Jeffrey Ferro
Directed By: Alan Rafkin
Charles: Scott Baio
Jill: Julie Cobb
Stan: James Widdoes
Buddy: Willie Aames
Lila: April Lerman
Douglas: Jonathan Ward
Jason: Michael Pearlman
Gwendolyn: Jennifer Runyon

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: 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

An effervescent effusion emanating live from the Terryvision Theatre.

: It's Your Move

Put to the Test
Matt's plans to sell answers to an upcoming English test hit a snag when his teacher goes on maternity leave. Written by AL AlDERMAN Directed by LINDA DAY


Written By: Al Alderman
Directed By: Linda Day
Matthew Burton: Jason Bateman
Eileen Burton: Caren Kaye
Julie Burton: Tricia Cast
Norman: David Garrison
Eli: Adam Sadowsky

: Scott Free

Six programmes with Selina Scott
4:Baron of Towie Barclay
In the 1960s folk singer Marc Ellington arrived in this country from America. He became a star and bought a barony. Today he is Baron Ellington of Towie Barclay
Castle in Aberdeenshire and Laird of Gardenstown and Crovie, two fishing villages on the north-east coast.
Selina joins the Baron in his adopted land.


Unknown: Selina Scott
Singer: Marc Ellington
Unknown: Brian McDairmant
Editor: Dorothea Gazidis
Producer: Keith Sheather

: Dear John....

by JOHN SULLIVAN starring Ralph Bates
This week John has at last been invited to a party!
Produced and directed by RAY BUTT


Unknown: John Sullivan
Unknown: Ralph Bates
Designer: Bernard Lloyd-Jones
Directed By: Ray Butt
John: Ralph Bates
Kirk: Peter Blake
Ralph: Peter Denyer
Kate: Belinda Lang
Louise: Rachel Bell
Mrs Arnott: Jean Challis
Ken: Terence Edmond
Mrs Lemenski: Irène Prador
Alison: Catherine Elcombe
Taylor: Darren Traynor

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and Andrew Harvey Regional News Weather News


Unknown: Julia Somerville

: Panorama

France: Au Revoir Socialism? Next Sunday's election in France is almost certain to produce a shot-gun wedding: a Thatcher-like government under a Socialist president. Five years ago President
Mitterand's victory seemed a socialist dream come true.
What went wrong? Why are the French now ready to try what looks like a recipe for political confrontation? Fred Emery talks to the outgoing and prospective Prime Ministers and to a number of French families to catch the mood of this extraordinary about-turn in French politics.


Talks: Fred Emery
Producer: Kathy O'Neil
Editor: David Dickinson

: Spy Story: Permission to Kill

The second in a short season of espionage thrillers, tonight starring Dirk Bogarde Ava Gardner
Ordered by a mysterious source to stop the East European liberation leader Diakim returning home after years in exile, British agent Curtis becomes ruthless. He blackmails five people to help him assassinate Diakim but runs the risk of being double-crossed. Dirk Bogarde heads an international cast in this suspense-filled tale of intrigue set in Austria.
Screenplay by ROBIN ESTRLDGE based on his own novel Produced by PAUL MILLS
0 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Dirk Bogarde
Unknown: Ava Gardner
Unknown: Dirk Bogarde
Play By: Robin Estrldge
Produced By: Paul Mills
Directed By: Cyril Frankel
Alan Curtis: Dirk Bogarde
Katina Petersen: Ava Gardner
Alexander Diakim: Bekim Fehmiu
Charles Lord: Timothy Dalton
Melissa Lascade: Nicole Calfan
Scott Allison: Frederic Forrest
Muller: Klaus Wildbolz
Jennings: Anthony Dutton
Lily: Peggy Sinclair
Brewer: Dennis Blanch
Adams: John Levene
MacNeil: Alf Joint
Kostas: Vladimir Popovic
Pavlos: Ratislav Plamenac
Francois Diderot: Oliver Schott
Mile Diderot: Erna Riedl-Tichy
American: Paul Maxwell

: 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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