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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott Timetable:
News on the hour and half hour read by Sue Carpenter
Weather at 6.55, 7.25, 7.55,
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 This morning's papers reviewed at 8.37
Including this morning:
Zoe's View - Breakfast Time's teenage correspondent
Zoe Brown files her latest report; and Richard Smith takes medical calls on [number removed].


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Selina Scott
Read By: Sue Carpenter
Unknown: Zoe Brown
Unknown: Richard Smith

: The Parent Programme

How to cope with, survive and enjoy your under-5s with Francis Wilson and Miriam O'Reilly
Worries About Development
'Well, you want to know your baby's normal - that's half the battle. If something's wrong, you ask questions and do whatever is needed to help them along.' (PHYLIS WILLIAMS) Directed by STACEY ADAMS
Series producer BERNARD ADAMS (R) The Parent Programme helpline is available to provide advice and information from 9.35 am to 12 noon in London on [number removed]or in Scotland on [number removed]


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

: Play School

Presenter Carol Leader Guests Fred Harris Andrew Secombe
Story: Noises in the Night by DIANA STOW (R)


Presenter: Carol Leader
Presenter: Guests Fred Harris
Presenter: Andrew Secombe

: 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

with Josephine Buchan Paul Coia and Magnus Magnusson The Courtelle Awards:
Jeff Banks and Jane Lomas are at the finals of the student design competition for 1986. Plus the launch of a new campaign to co-ordinate research into liver diseases.


Unknown: Josephine Buchan
Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Jane Lomas

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme Whether you're big or whether you're small - get ready with your right leg ... and look out for flying pancakes!
With Chloe Ashcroft and Don Spencer
Musical director RICHARD BROWN Percussion PETER HOWLAND
Script associate ROBIN HALDANE Produced by CHRISTINE HEWITT Executive producer


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

: Regional News

: Children's BBC: The Amazing Adventures of Morph: Morph the Weakling

Introduced by Tony Hart. An animation series with Morph and his friends in their under-the-table world. (R)


Presenter: Tony Hart
Animator: Peter Lord
Animator: David Sproxton
Producer: Patrick Dowling

: Lay on Five

with Floella Benjamin and Robin Stevens
Floella gets in a jam when she eats a doughnut which gives her an idea for an invention. The children from Lee Bank School demonstrate the 'sweet protector', the 'penny popper' and other amazing contraptions, and Fribble tries out his biggest invention - which doesn't work quite as planned!
Musical director PETER GOSLING Percussion WILL HILL Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE


Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Robin Stevens
Director: Peter Gosling
Producer: Cynthia Felgate
Director: Alison Stewart
Producer: Christine Hewitt

: Jonny Briggs

A serial in 13 episodes
Jonny is not the only worried member of the Briggs family - Mam is wondering why he needs £5 so urgently. (R)


Unknown: Joan Eadington

: Dungeons and Dragons: The Night of No Tomorrow

Six youngsters set out on a fairground ride and enter the tunnel labelled Dungeons and Dragons without realising that they will have to go through many perilous adventures together before they can get back home ... (R)

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan



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

: Go for It!

with Robbie Vincent and Angharad Mair
Time to find out if the Go for It! challenge is possible.
Five weeks ago, the Ibbotson family from Sheffield were set their challenges. Did Neil and Angela stop smoking?
Film director RICHARD BRADLEY Studio director ANDREA CONWAY Producer david CORDINGLEY


Unknown: Robbie Vincent
Unknown: Angharad Mair
Director: Richard Bradley
Director: Andrea Conway

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: Regional news magazines

London Plus, Spotlight
South Today, Points West Look East, Look North North West Tonight Midlands Today

: Top of the Pops

Presenting hits and videos from the Top 40.
Introduced by Mike Smith and Simon Bates Sound ALAN MACHIN
Lighting HENRY BARBER Designer


Introduced By: Mike Smith
Introduced By: Simon Bates
Unknown: Sound Alan MacHin
Unknown: Henry Barber
Unknown: Rosemary Hester
Unknown: Michael Hurll

: EastEnders

by Peter Batt.
'It'll be a flurry of talcum powder and she'll be off on her bike and gone'.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Peter Batt
Director: Ron Craddock
Dr Legg: Leonard Fenton
Lofty Holloway: Tom Watt
Michelle Fowler: Susan Tully
Trevor: George Irving
Angie Watts: Anita Dobson
Den Watts: Leslie Grantham
Sharon Watts: Letitia Dean
Pauline Fowler: Wendy Richard
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Tony Carpenter: Oscar James
Kelvin Carpenter: Paul J. Medford
Pete Beale: Peter Dean
Kathy Beale: Gillian Taylforth
Ian Beale: Adam Woodyatt
Simon Wicks: Nick Berry
Mary Smith: Linda Davidson
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Sue Osman: Sandy Ratcliff
Ali Osman: Nejdet Salih
Mehmet Osman: Haluk Bilginer
Debbie Wilkins: Shirley Cheriton
Andy O'Brien: Ross Davidson
Det Sgt Quick: Douglas Fielding
Naima Jeffery: Shreela Ghosh
Brad: Jonathan Stratt
Mrs Woods: Jennie Lee

: Tomorrow's World

with Howard Stableford
Judith Hann , Peter Macann and Maggie Philbin , bringing you the new and fantastic from the world of science. This week: how two men hope to become the first to circumnavigate the globe in a balloon.
And, as Tomorrow's World looks forward to its 22nd year, how do the children of 1986 see the future? Producers


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

: Most Honoured Guests

Japan Welcomes Their Royal Highnesses The Prince and Princess of Wales
Arrive Thursday, Osaka International Airport....
Friday ... visit temples of Shugakuin and Shisendo ... after garden party and Tea Ceremony arrive Omiya Palace ...
For the past six days the Prince and Princess of Wales have been royal tourists in one of the most exciting and mysterious lands in the world. Japan, with its 3,000 islands and 120 million people, has been playing host to Their Royal Highnesses, showing off its centuries-old traditions and 20th-century genius. BBC Television News Court Correspondent, Michael Cole , has been following in the royal footsteps and describes how the Japanese said Kangei (welcome) to Charles and Diana.
Chief picture editor GEOFF HALE Producer MARTYN GREGORY


Unknown: Michael Cole
Editor: Geoff Hale
Producer: Martyn Gregory

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and John Humphrys Regional News Weather News

: Bread

The story of the Boswells, a family of lovable rogues - their unity, loyalty and ability to survive in today's world of unemployment with the help of a little gentle skulduggery.
Title song by DAVID MACKAY
Film cameraman REX MAIDMENT Film recordist TERRY ELMS Designer GARY PRITCHARD Directed by SUSAN BELBIN Produced by ROBIN NASH
Single, Home, sung by the cast on RESL 186 from retailers


Unknown: Carla Lane
Unknown: David MacKay
Unknown: Rex Maidment
Designer: Gary Pritchard
Directed By: Susan Belbin
Produced By: Robin Nash
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Adrian Boswell: Jonathon Morris
Billy Boswell: Nlck Conway
Jack Boswell: Victor McGuire
Aveline Boswell: Gilly Coman
Joey Boswell: Peter Howitt
Freddie Boswell: Ronald Forfar
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Julie: Caroline Milmoe
George: Tom Ryan
Mary: Georgina Smith
Fr Dooley: J G Devlin
Man at the docks: Robbie Dee

: Question Time

The weekly opportunity for the general public to pose the questions and debate the answers with those in power, those who seek it and those who influence events.
With Sir Robin Day this evening at the Greenwood Theatre in London are: The Rt Hon
Paul Channon , mp
The Rt Hon Denzil Davies , MP Jo Foley
The Rt Hon David Steel , MP Director ANN MORLEY


Unknown: Paul Channon
Unknown: Denzil Davies
Unknown: Jo Foley
Unknown: David Steel
Director: Ann Morley
Producer: Anna Carragher
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: Brazil, Brazil

The last of four films reporting on the people, problems and potential of the world's fifth largest country. After the Miracle
In the 60s and early 70s the city of Sao Paulo was the focus of Brazil's 'economic miracle'. Yet, for millions of the city's inhabitants, this
'miracle' was little more than a mirage, with the severe recession of the 80s simply adding to their suffering.
Despite this, there are signs of change - largely due to relentless campaigning by the city's grass roots movements.
Narrator Jim Norton
Series producer PETER RIDING Producer MARY SPRENT (R)


Narrator: Jim Norton

: 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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