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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
Including this morning: Getting Away with Nigel Coombs - holiday ideas and best buys;
Zoe's View - Breakfast Time's teenage correspondent
Zoe Brown files her latest report: Glynn Christian cooks up another early morning recipe; Richard Smith takes your medical calls on [number removed]


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Nigel Coombs
Unknown: Zoe Brown
Unknown: Glynn Christian
Unknown: Richard Smith

: Roland Rat's Easter Extravaganza

More fun with the rodent superstar in charge.
Rat Timetable*
9.20 Lassie
Success Story
A young trainee from the Conservation Centre is considered a failure until, with Lassie's help, he rescues a friend hurt in a cliff fall. (R)
9.45 Why Don't You .. ?
10.15 Handles by JAN MARK read by Brian Cant for Jackanory
Today: A Plague of Frogs (R)
10.30 Play School
Presenter Sheelagh Gilbey Guest Ben Thomas
Story: Harlequin and the Gift of Many Colours by REMY CHARLIP and BURTON SUPREE (R)
"Subject to Roland's watch


Unknown: Jan Mark
Read By: Brian Cant
Presenter: Sheelagh Gilbey
Presenter: Guest Ben Thomas
Unknown: Remy Charlip
Unknown: Burton Supree

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: News Headlines

: Regional News


: Pebble Mill at One

Tony Britton and Sandra Dickinson join Paul Coia ,
Josephine Buchan and Bob Langley to talk about their new theatre project. Musical team Cosmotheka continue their music-hall journey. And Hilary James offers more Sew Easy advice.


Unknown: Tony Britton
Unknown: Sandra Dickinson
Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: Josephine Buchan
Unknown: Bob Langley
Unknown: Hilary James
Editor: Peter Hercombe

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme (R)

: Racing from Aintree

The 1986 Seagram
Grand National Meeting
For the next three days BBC cameras are back in place alongside the world's most spectacular steeplechase fences - the Chair, Becher's, Canal Turn and Valentine's. Today's races include
2.35 Whitbread Gold Label Cup 'Chase (3m If)
Dawn Run is entered for a rerun of last month's remarkable Gold Cup against Wayward Lad.
3.10 Whitbread Pale Ale
Handicap Hurdle (2m 5 1/2 f) (Coverage continues on BBC2)

: Regional News

: T.T.V.

Tea-time Television
When several alarm clocks start ringing at 3.55, Scragtag gets worried - he can't remember why he set them! Scragtag's assistant Marcus Kimber
Anna Nouncer Juliet Prague Story: Undercover Eek Written and illustrated by ROBIN KINGSLAND Music by MICHAEL OMER Director ALISON STEWART Producer ROY MILANI Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE


Unknown: Marcus Kimber
Unknown: Anna Nouncer
Unknown: Juliet Prague
Illustrated By: Robin Kingsland
Music By: Michael Omer
Director: Alison Stewart
Producer: Roy Milani
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: SuperTed

SuperTed and the Train Robbers (R)

: My Naughty Little Sister

by DOROTHY EDWARDS Told by Thora Hird for Jackanory
No one is safe when 'my naughty little sister' decides to misbehave.


Unknown: Dorothy Edwards
Told By: Thora Hird

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan
Hot on the Trail!
Down in darkest dockland, one of Britain's best tracker dogs sniffs out the deadliest villains around ... No, it's not a new thriller movie. It's Simon's report on how border collie Josie tracked down extra swag for the Lend An Ear Appeal.
Ceefax Subtitles


Presenter: Simon Groom
Presenter: Janet Ellis
Presenter: Peter Duncan
Assistant Editor: Lewis Bronze
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: The Flintstones

Fred Flintstone Woos Again Fred is forced to play Romeo when an exasperated Wilma persuades him to take her on a second honeymoon - only to discover they were never officially married in the first place!
A HANNA-BARBERA production

: 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
South Today, Points West Look East, Look North North West Tonight Midlands Today

: Top of the Pops

A live edition presenting hits and videos from the Top 40.
Introduced by John Peel and Janice Long.


Presenter: John Peel
Presenter: Janice Long
Sound: Scott Talbott
Lighting: Clive Thomas
Designer: Rosemary Hester
Production: Michael Hurll

: EastEnders

by Gilly Fraser.
'It's a very serious thing i'n'it... marriage?'
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Gilly Fraser
Title Music: Simon May
Title Music: Leslie Osborne
Designer: Keith Harris
Script Editor: Tony Holland
Producer: Julia Smith
Director: Tony Virgo
Lofty Holloway: Tom Watt
Tony Carpenter: Oscar James
Hannah Carpenter: Sally Sagoe
Kelvin Carpenter: Paul J. Medford
Cassie Carpenter: Delanie Forbes
Naima Jeffery: Shreela Ghosh
Debbie Wilkins: Shirley Cheriton
Andy O'Brien: Ross Davidson
Det Sgt Quick: Douglas Fielding
Lou Beale: Anna Wing
Pete Beale: Peter Dean
Kathy Beale: Gillian Taylforth
Ian Beale: Adam Woodyatt
Sharon Watts: Letitia Dean
Angie Watts: Anita Dobson
Den Watts: Leslie Grantham
Pauline Fowler: Wendy Richard
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Michelle Fowler: Susan Tully
Ali Osman: Nejdet Salih
Sue Osman: Sandy Ratcliff
Mary Smith: Linda Davidson
Ethel Skinner: Gretchen Franklin

: Tomorrow's World

with Peter Macann Maggie Philbin
Howard Stableford and Judith Hann , bringing you the new, fascinating and bizarre in the world of science, including the latest developments in the news This Week.
A robot truck which navigates around a factory by laser; and does hi-tech help in childbirth? A new lease of life for the controversial foetal monitor. Producers


Unknown: Peter MacAnn
Unknown: Maggie Philbin
Unknown: Howard Stableford
Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Martin Mortimore
Unknown: Dana Purvis.
Unknown: Martin Freeth
Director: Nigel Finnis
Editor: Richard Reisz

: A Question of Sport

Bill Beaumont and Emlyn Hughes captain two teams of sporting celebrities.
The guests this week include: the three-times World
Snooker Champion
Steve Davis ; athlete Dave Ottley , winner of the men's javelin silver medal in the 1984 Olympics; and jockey
Hywel Davies who rode Last Suspect to victory in last year's Grand National: and from soccer, the Liverpool and England striker, Paul Walsh.
David Coleman questions their knowledge of the faces, facts and feats, reviving memories of the greatest - and the funniest - moments in sport.
Director PETER HAYWARD Producer MIKK ADLEY BBC Manchester


Unknown: Emlyn Hughes
Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Dave Ottley
Unknown: Hywel Davies
Unknown: Paul Walsh.
Unknown: David Coleman
Director: Peter Hayward
Producer: Mikk Adley

: Nine O'Clock News

John Humphrys and Frances Coverdale present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad ; Regional News Weather News


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Frances Coverdale

: I Woke Up One Morning

The story of four drinking men, starring
Michael Angelis Peter Caffrey
Robert Gillespie Frederick Jaeger
Title music composed and performed by BILL LOVELADY and MITCH DALTON Directed by GARETH ROWLANDS Produced by ROBIN NASH


Unknown: Carla Lane
Unknown: Michael Angelis
Unknown: Peter Caffrey
Unknown: Robert Gillespie
Unknown: Frederick Jaeger
Unknown: Bill Lovelady
Unknown: Mitch Dalton
Directed By: Gareth Rowlands
Produced By: Robin Nash
Rosa: Shihin Taylor
Mrs Hamilton: Jean Boht
Naked man: David Hatton
Irrelevant: Tim Potter
Eddie: Jonathan Kydd
Danny: Peter Caffrey
Max: Michael Angelis
Zero: Robert Gillespie
Derek ,: Frederick Jaeger
Sister May: Frances White
Nursing officer: Barry McCarthy
Joey: David Shaw-Parker
Colin: Barrie Gosney
Reg: Johnny Wade
Isobel: Jennifer Daniel
Doris: Marcia Warren

: The Richard Dimbleby Lecture

Sir John Harvey-Jones , Chairman of ICI, gives the 14th in this series of annual lectures before an invited audience at the Royal Society of Arts in London.
Does Industry Matter?
'It is manufacturing industry whose praises I want to sing tonight. It is now becoming so undervalued in Britain that our decline could become irreversible.'
In tonight's lecture
Sir John Harvey-Jones , argues that we consistently underrate industry and those who work in it. In Industry Year 1986, he challenges Britain to bury old prejudices and adapt to change.
Manufacturing, Sir John argues, is vital to Britain's health and wealth and, he believes, can only be created for the country by British industry. Tonight he puts forward his ideas for securing our future prosperity. Introduced by Alasdair Milne
Director-General of the BBC Director PIETER MORPURGO Producer JEREMY BENNETT
* INFO: page 77


Unknown: Sir John Harvey-Jones
Unknown: Sir John Harvey-Jones
Introduced By: Alasdair Milne
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Jeremy Bennett

: Can You Avoid Cancer?

Last of five programmes Early Warnings
Which is the cancer you can find and prevent before you've even got it? Are there any tests to find a cancer in an early stage? Is there any point in knowing any sooner than you need to?
Dr Michael O'Donnell answers these questions, and finds out the truth about the curability of cancer. Film editor AL GELL
Producer ANNA JACKSON (R) Book, £2.95 from booksellers


Unknown: Dr Michael O'Donnell
Producer: Anna Jackson

: Late Night In Concert

Ricky Skaggs
A notable absentee at last weekend's Wembley Country Music Festival, Ricky Skaggs is the young Kentuckian responsible for the revitalization of Bluegrass music. Elvis Costello was one of many musicians in the audience for this London appearance, and he joins Ricky on stage to duet on 'Don't get above your raisin'. Introduced by Anne Nightingale
TV presentation TOM CORCORAN (R)


Unknown: Ricky Skaggs
Unknown: Ricky Skaggs
Music: Elvis Costello
Introduced By: Anne Nightingale
Directed By: Sandi Fullerton
Unknown: Tom Corcoran

: 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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