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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Debbie Greenwood Including this morning:
Zoe's View - Breakfast Time's teenage correspondent
Zoe Brown files her latest report; and Richard Smith takes your medical calls on [number removed]


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Unknown: Zoe Brown
Unknown: Richard Smith

: The Parent Programme

The third of 20 programmes on how to cope with, survive and enjoy your under-5s with Francis Wilson and Miriam O'Reilly
Coping with Breast- and Bottle-feeding
Parents talk about how they coped with early worries about feeding, and suggest ways to make this a more relaxing and enjoyable experience for both mother and baby.
Produced by ANNE O'DWYER
Series producer BERNARD ADAMS (R) The Parent Programme helpline is available to provide advice and information from 9.35am to 12.0noon on [number removed]or in Scotland on [number removed]


Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly
Produced By: Anne O'Dwyer
Producer: Bernard Adams

: Play School

Presenter Elizabeth Watts
Guest lain Lauchlan
The Missing Honey-Pots by FRANCESCA ZEISSL


Presenter: Elizabeth Watts
Unknown: Francesca Zeissl

: News After Noon

with Frances Coverdale and Moira Stuart
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Regional News


: Pebble Mill at One

with Bob Langley
Marian Foster and Paul Coia
David Lodge , one of Britain's best-known character actors, talks about his long career alongside stars like Peter Sellers and Sir Richard Attenborough ; Anne Davies looks at holidays for the disabled; plus the story of a remarkable library of suffragette literature.


Unknown: Bob Langley
Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: David Lodge
Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Sir Richard Attenborough
Unknown: Anne Davies

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme with Carol Chell and Don Spencer
Musical director RICHARD BROWN Percussion PETER HOWLAND
Script associate ROBIN HALDANE Directed and produced by CHRISTINE HEWITT Executive producer


Unknown: Carol Chell
Unknown: Don Spencer
Director: Richard Brown
Director: Percussion Peter Howland
Unknown: Robin Haldane
Produced By: Christine Hewitt
Unknown: Cynthia Felgate

: Regional News

: Lay on Five

with Floella Benjamin and Robin Stevens
Get ready to jump to it with the children of Westminster Sports Centre because it's time for Fribble's Olympic
Games and Floella's invented a new sporting event - the 'wriggle on your bottom championships'!
Musical director PETER GOSLING Percussion WILL HILL
Videotape editor COLLO CAULTON Designer RORY MITCHELL


Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Robin Stevens
Director: Peter Gosling
Editor: Collo Caulton
Designer: Rory Mitchell
Producer: Christine Hewitt

: Laurel and Hardy

take a backward step when they get into a space machine in Sign of the Times

: Jonny Briggs

A serial in 13 episodes from a story by JOAN EADINGTON
Part 10 by VALERIE GEORGESON Razzle is in real disgrace - and Jonny faces yet another decision. (R)

: Ulysses 31: The Kingdom of Hades

In this final episode, as the Odyssey at last reaches the galactic glaciers, Ulysses and the children have only to enter the Kingdom of Hades to be able to find their way back to Earth. But Ulysses finds that he has to face the angry gods once more....

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan
Football Crazy!
Is there a stadium in your kitchen? John Le Maitre has 84 in his! Anfield and Goodison, home of the cup finalists, and Wembley, to name but a few. His models come complete with the crowds in the stands, and you can see all 84 crammed into the Blue Peter studio. John's ambition is to make all 92 English Football League grounds. Then he's starting on six Test Cricket grounds and Wimbledon!
Plus the draw for First Prize in Blue Peter's Football League Competition.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Presenter: Simon Groom
Presenter: Janet Ellis
Presenter: Peter Duncan
Guest: John Le Maitre
Assistant Editor: Lewis Bronze
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: Go for It!

with Robbie Vincent and Angharad Mair
Can you match up to the Go for It! challenge? This week, the Priestleys of Glasgow face the test for their bevvy, fags, food and exercise.
Plus Angharad drinks in a 'pub with no beer'.
Series produer DAVID CORDINGLEY For info pack with do-it-yourself health assessment, send large (22p) sae to: Go for It!, [address removed]


Unknown: Robbie Vincent
Unknown: Angharad Mair
Unknown: David Cordingley

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Andrew Harvey followed by Weather News


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 Presentation.
Hits and videos from the Top 40.
Introduced by John Peel and Janice Long.


Presenter: John Peel
Presenter: Janice Long
Sound: Neil Sadwick
Lighting: Clive Thomas
Designer: Rosemary Hester
Executive producer: Michael Hurll
Production: Stanley Appel

Blog post that mentions this programme:

A History of Snooker on TV: How the baize got on the box 27 April 2017

: EastEnders

by Guido Casale.
'If I hadn't been witness to his birth, I'd long ago have assumed he came out of another woman's womb'.
Record or cassette, EastEnders Singalong, REH ZCR 586 from retailers
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Guido Casale
Title music: Simon May
Title music: Leslie Osborne
Designer: Keith Harris
Script editor: Tony Holland
Producer: Julia Smith
Director: Chris Clough

: Tomorrow's World

Tonight Tomorrow's World goes back to the future. For 21 years now the programme has been gazing into the crystal ball. In 1965 it thought that electric cars and nuclear fusion were just around the corner, and that artificial hearts would soon be implanted in humans. Genetic engineering, and landing on the moon, didn't seem possible before the year 2,000. The first prototype for Concorde was just being built, and a video recorder cost 40 times as much as a car.

Raymond Baxter and James Burke join the 1986 team, Judith Hann, Peter Macann , Maggie Philbin and Howard Stableford, to explore some of the funniest and more serious moments in the history of television's most popular science programme, and to ask: how well did Tomorrow's World predict the future?

Info: page 69


Presenter: Raymond Baxter
Presenter: James Burke
Presenter: Judith Hann
Presenter: Peter Macann
Presenter: Maggie Philbin
Producer: Martin Freeth
Producer: Dana Purvis
Director: Stuart McDonald
Editor: Richard Reisz

Blog post that mentions this programme:

Stars of Genome: Maggie Philbin 17 April 2016

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and John Humphrys Regional News Weather News

: Bread

Title song by DAVID MACKAY
Film cameraman REX MAIDMENT Film recordist TERRY ELMS Designer GARY PRITCHARD Directed by SUSAN BELBIN Produced by ROBIN NASH


Unknown: Carla Lane
Unknown: David MacKay
Unknown: Rex Maidment
Unknown: Terry Elms
Designer: Gary Pritchard
Directed By: Susan Belbin
Produced By: Robin Nash
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Jack Boswell: Victor McGuire
Billy Boswell: Nick Conway
Aveline Boswell: Gilly Coman
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Joey Boswell: Peter Howitt
Adrian Boswell: Jonathon Morris
Julie: Caroline Milmoe
Cyclist: Roy Brandon
Neighbour: Barbara New
May: Pamela Sholto
DHSS clerk: Ishia Bennison
Benny: Paul Beringer
RSPCA warden: Barry McCarthy

: Question Time

With Sir Robin Day are:
Bill Morris , Suzanne Reeve Ian Wrigglesworth , mp
Lord Young of Graffham Director ANN MORLEY


Unknown: Bill Morris
Unknown: Suzanne Reeve
Unknown: Ian Wrigglesworth
Director: Ann Morley
Producer: Anna Carragher
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: Brazil, Brazil

Four films reporting on the world's fifth largest country. 3: Water, Land and Survival The north-east of Brazil has suffered 12 droughts this century and has the highest levels of unemployment and infant mortality in Brazil. The programme looks at a number of possible solutions. Narrator Jim Norton Film editor CHRIS WOOLLEY Producer PETER RIDING (R)


Narrator: Jim Norton
Editor: Chris Woolley

: Weather

: Local Elections 86

A Newsnight Special
Today voters go to the polls in the biggest test of public opinion of the year - two parliamentary by-elections in Ryedale and West Derbyshire and 210 council elections in England, Scotland and Wales. David Dimbleby presents the results with comment from Professor Ivor Crewe of the University of Essex.
Peter Snow analyses what the results mean in the run-up to the next general election and Sir Robin Day assesses the reactions at Westminster. Director CHRIS FOX


Unknown: Professor Ivor Crewe
Unknown: Sir Robin Day
Director: Chris Fox
Producer: Tim Gardam
Editor: Richard Tait

About this project

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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

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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