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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 Debbie Greenwood and Frank Bough
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
Nationwide news, weather and travel from local BBC studios at
6.57, 7.27, 7.57, 8.27
Sports news at 7.20, 8.20
A review of today's papers at 8.37
Including this morning:
Alan Titchmarsh takes calls from troubled gardeners on [number removed]Anne Robinson makes her choice of the coming Week's TV.


Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Unknown: Frank Bough
Read By: Sue Carpenter
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Anne Robinson

: Play School

An ear of corn it ripens
With a snap and a crackle and apop
But the potato life is dark and cool
With soil on the top! Presented by lain Lauchlan
Guest Janet Palmer
Story: The Chef Who Kept Cleaning his Kitchen by DIANA STOW
Musical director RICHARD BROWN Woodwind MARTIN FRITH Director BRIAN LITTLE


Presented By: Lain Lauchlan
Unknown: Janet Palmer
Director: Richard Brown
Director: Woodwind Martin Frith
Director: Brian Little
Producer: Christine Hewitt
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: News After Noon

with Frances Coverdale and Moira Stuart
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme High Summer
Insects are buzzing, crawling, hopping and fluttering to join Hokey and Cokey in the garden today - but there's room for you too! With Carol Chell and Don Spencer (R)


Unknown: Carol Chell
Unknown: Don Spencer

: Racing from Newbury

Introduced by JULIAN WILSON The main races from the first day's card of the September meeting:
2.30 The Hayner, Hanson and Clark stakes (1 mile)
3 o The Schweppes Autumn Handicap (7f 60 yds)
3 30 The Stable, Stud and Farm East West Stakes (7f)


Introduced By: Julian Wilson

: Regional News

: Whizz

Diet and Drinks
An interplanetary call on the 'Visiphone' helps Whizz solve the last Earthsearch question. However, they aren't the sort of foods she would choose as a treat, but she spots her favourite delicacy over at the 'Space Bar'. Bug daydreams about s'bug'etti and 'silicon chips' are also part of a droids diet! Whizz can't work out the answer to the Earthsearch so Voice gives her a clue: 'It's saucy, like you!' Do you know what 'it' can be?


Music: Peter Gosling
Designer: Nick Sommerville
Producer: Pippa Dyson
Whizz: Kate Copstick
Voice: Robin Stevens

: SuperTed

SuperTed and Nuts in Space With the voices of Derek Griffiths , Jon Pertwee Victor Spinetti , Melvyn Hayes Roy Kinnear , Sheila Steafel Peter Hawkins


Unknown: Derek Griffiths
Unknown: Jon Pertwee
Unknown: Victor Spinetti
Unknown: Melvyn Hayes
Unknown: Roy Kinnear
Unknown: Sheila Steafel
Unknown: Peter Hawkins
Producer: Mike Young
Director: Dave Edwards

: Beat the Teacher

with Paul Jones
Round eight of the noughts and crosses quiz game. Only one of today's contestants will go through to Monday's game. Who will it be?


Unknown: Paul Jones

: Cheggers Plays Pop

starring Keith Chegwin with a special mystery guest star and music from three chart-topping groups including Hollywood Beyond.


Presenter: Keith Chegwin
Musicians: Hollywood Beyond
Designer: Barry Roach
Executive Producer: Peter Ridsdale Scott
Producer: Martin Hughes

: Butterfly Island

An adventure film series The Children Swim to a Coral Hideaway


Producer: Brendon Lunney
Director: Frank Arnold
Charlie Wilson: Grigor Taylor
Mary Travers: Penne Hackforth-Jones
Vo Diem: Phu An Chiem
Sally Wilson: Kerri Sackville
Greg Wilson: Mark Kounnas
Jackie Wilson: Mouche Phillips
Sgt Pat Connolly: Vincent Ball
David Lee: Neil Fitzpatrick
Andrew Wilson: Duncan Wass
Michell Kim: Pauline Chan
Mr Luong tran: Van Giau
Carl Madden: Steven Grives
Joe Pirelli: Martin Harris

: The Krankies Elektronik Komik

Autumn Version starring Ian and Janette - The Krankies featuring The Great Soprendo and The Three Degrees with Ann Way , Nina Evans and THE KRANKIES' DANCERS choreographed by DEBBIE ASTELL
Written by SID GREEN
Musical director RONNIE HAZLEHURST Designer CAROL GOLDER Produced and directed by PAUL CIANl (R)


Unknown: Ann Way
Unknown: Nina Evans
Unknown: Debbie Astell
Written By: Sid Green
Written By: Ron Ottaway
Director: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Designer: Carol Golder
Directed By: Paul Cianl

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Philip Hayton followed by Weather News


Unknown: Philip Hayton

: Regional news magazines

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

: Wogan

As the rain trickles down his neck from his yellow souwester it dawns on Terry with mounting horror that he hasn't seen a patch of blue sky all week. But his little heart is cheered as he realises that inside the Television Theatre all is sunshine and stars.

: Blankety Blank

starring Les Dawson
Join Les and his friends in another edition of this popular comedy quiz. Les's special guests this week are: Henry Cooper ,
Dana Les Dennis , Ruth Madoc Fiona Richmond Bernie Winters
Produced in association with MARK GOODSON and TALBOT TV LTD Sound BOB FOLEY


Unknown: Henry Cooper
Unknown: Dana Les Dennis
Unknown: Ruth Madoc
Unknown: Fiona Richmond
Unknown: Mark Goodson
Designer: Chris Webster
Director: Bruce Millar
Producer: Stanley Appel

: The Colbys

Double Jeopardy
With Francesca out of the way in Acapulco, Sable is convinced that her marriage can be saved and starts making plans for a public reconciliation. Nothing - absolutely nothing - is going to spoil her extravagant party at the Colby Collection with her husband by her side and her 'happy' family in attendance.


Written By: Doris Silverton
Directed By: Harry Falk
Jason: Charlton Heston
Constance: Barbara Stanwyck
Jeff: John James
Francesca: Katharine Ross
Fallon: Emma Samms
Miles: Maxwell Caulfield
Sable: Stephanie Beacham
Monica: Tracy Scoggins
Bliss: Claire Yarlett
Zack: Richardo Montalban
Garrett: Ken Howard
Sean McAllister: Charles van Eman
John Moretti: Vincent Baggetta
Neil Kittredge: Philip Brown
Brenda: Rita Taggert
Spiro: Ray Wise

: Nine O'Clock News

with John Humphrys and Andrew Harvey Regional News
Weekend Weather News


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Call Me Mister

starring in The Creative Accountant by BOB BAKER with and featuring
Guest stars
The follow up to
Arthur Blair 's job application seems a straightforward task for the City Investigation Bureau.
But Blair has knowledge that could topple a Far Eastern dictator, whose agents won't stop at murder to protect their leader's secret.
Film editor JOHN STRICKLAND Designer PHIL ROBERSON Photography JOHN BAKER Created and produced by ROBERT BANKS STEWART Director KEN HANNAM


Unknown: Bob Baker
Unknown: Arthur Blair
Editor: John Strickland
Designer: Phil Roberson
Designer: Photography John Baker
Produced By: Robert Banks Stewart
Director: Ken Hannam
Jack Bartholomew: Steve Bisley
Julie Columbus: Dulice Liecier
Fred Hurley: David Bamber
Det Sgt McBride: Dermot Crowley
Philip Bartholomew: Rupert Frazer
Bridget Bartholomew: Haydn Gwynne
Grace Blair: Anna Cropper
Arthur Blair: Ronald Hines
Mander: David Beale
Biak: Richard Rees
Tang Chen: Susan Leong
Hodge: Bill McGuirk
Ruby: Madeline Ingram Peters
Pamela Bartholomew: Ann Haydn
Hotel receptionist: Lucy Aston
DHSS clerk: Steve Bergman
Secretary: Jenny Lipman
Thakin: Tony Kilbane
U Loc: Chua Kahjoo

: Omnibus

Meetings with Ambler
... We experimented and we modified, we found the shapes, the elbow room we needed in order to compose moral tales that had things to say about contemporary life but said them incidentally and sometimes in code.
Eric Ambler has written
18 novels of suspense and intrigue and is acknowledged as a master of the thriller.
He began writing in the early 30s, the era of Bulldog Drummond , but in his own early books like the classic Mask of Dimitrios he pioneered a new form, combining suspense and rich characterisation with an accurate portrayal of the real world - Europe in the years leading up to World War n.
Ambler has spent most of his life abroad but has now returned to Britain to live. In this rare television interview, filmed on the eve of his departure from Switzerland and later in London, Ambler, now 77, talks to poet and journalist James Fenton about his life and about the nature of thriller writing, the form to which he stayed true. Film cameraman ELMER COSSEY Sound recordist RON BROWN Film editor SUSAN SPIVEY Producer BOB BEE
0 FEATURE: page 15


Unknown: Eric Ambler
Unknown: Bulldog Drummond
Unknown: James Fenton
Unknown: Elmer Cossey
Unknown: Ron Brown
Editor: Susan Spivey
Producer: Bob Bee

: The Late Film: Cinderella Liberty

James Caan
Marsha Mason
Seaman John Baggs Jr is a nice, easy-going kind of guy. He's interested in two things only - women and killing his old company commander. Put ashore in Seattle for an operation he devotes his boundless energies to both interests.
Happily he meets a beautiful hooker, Maggie Paul , and love blossoms. Only her 11-year-old mulatto son, Doug, stands in the way of domestic bliss. James Caan plays an endearing character, in this sharply observed social comedy where each laugh hides a tear and each twist in the narrative holds surprise - especially in the wonderfully optimistic finale.
Screenplay by DARRYL PONICSAN Produced and directed by MARK RYDELL
FILMS: page 23


Unknown: James Caan
Unknown: Marsha Mason
Unknown: Seaman John
Unknown: Baggs Jr
Unknown: Maggie Paul
Unknown: James Caan
Play By: Darryl Ponicsan
Directed By: Mark Rydell
John Baggs Jr: James Caan
Lynn Forshay: Eu Wallach
Maggie Paul: Marsha Mason
Doug Paul: Kirk Callow Ay
Miss Watkins: Sandra Blake
MAA: Burt Young
Alcott BRUCE: Kirby Jr
: Lewis Doncalfa
Dr Osgood: Fred Sadoff
Fleet Chick: Sally Kirkland
Sam: Paul Jackson
Boy fishing: Christopher Rydell
Executive officer: Dabney Coleman
Drunken sailor: Allan Arbus
Dental corpsman: Jon Korkes
Cook: Ted D'Arms
Nurse: Diane Schenker

: 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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