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: Ceefax AM

starts your day with news, sport, weather and travel available to all viewers.

: Weather

: Watchdog

with Lynn Faulds Wood and John Stapleton


Unknown: Lynn Faulds Wood
Unknown: John Stapleton

: Day to Day

with Robert Kilroy-Silk He's talking about what you're talking about. Join him in debating an issue of the day. For studio audience details ring [number removed](9.0 am- 6.0 pm)


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk
Directors: Bob Marsland.
Editor: Hugh Purcell

: Parent Programme

Getting the Benefit
'It is amazing what you can take on, if it's to help your own child.' The Children's Unit at the University
Hospital of Wales in Cardiff encourages and trains parents to take on the nursing care of their seriously-ill children. Film editor JUDY SEYMOUR Director STACEY ADAMS
Series producer LAN WOOLF


Editor: Judy Seymour
Director: Stacey Adams

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

with Phillip Schofield


Unknown: Phillip Schofield

: Play School

Presenter Sheelagh Gilbey Guest Simon Davies
Story: Two Can Toucan written and illustrated by DAVID MCKEE (R)


Presenter: Sheelagh Gilbey
Presenter: Guest Simon Davies
Illustrated By: David McKee

: Willo the Wisp

Hallowe'en (R)

: Five to Eleven

with Jan Harvey


Unknown: Jan Harvey

: Gardeners' World

from Glyndebourne with Clay Jones and Geoff Hamilton


Unknown: Clay Jones
Unknown: Geoff Hamilton

: Open Air

with Bob Wellings Pattie Coldwell and Eamonn Holmes including at


Unknown: Bob Wellings
Unknown: Pattie Coldwell
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: The Tom O'Connor Roadshow

Live from the Derby Assembly rooms
Tom O'Connor begins a brand new variety series, coming to a town near you. Over the next 12 weeks Tom will be visiting some of the most fascinating cities in Britain, starting in Derby in the English Midlands. Top show business names will be joining Tom on stage as well as the best of the area's homegrown talent, and there's a chance to test your general and musical knowledge in a new quiz, the Roadshow Relay. Also joining Tom will be 'Out and About' girl, Debbie Greenwood.


Unknown: Tom O'Connor
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood.

: One O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Neighbours

Shane decides to go away for a while. Helen hears from an old boyfriend.

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme (R)

: The Onedin Line: A Very Important Passenger

by Roy Russell
Starring Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass, Edward Chapman, Brian Rawlinson, Philip Bond, Jessica Benton

James is approached to carry a secret passenger to Italy.


Writer: Roy Russell
Producer: Peter Graham Scott
Director: Peter Cregeen
James: Peter Gilmore
Anne: Anne Stallybrass
Robert: Brian Rawlinson
Callon: Edward Chapman
Albert Frazer: Philip Bond
Elizabeth: Jessica Benton
Passenger: John Franklyn-Robbins
Sir George Pelham: John Line
Alun Medcalf: Alfred Bell
Strang: Grahame Mallard
Santos: Michael Menaugh
Jacky Clegg: Billy Hamon
Spinks: Rollo Gamble

: Music Match

A light-hearted musical quiz presented by Barry Cryer Liza Goddard leads the ladies' team and Willie Rushton captains the gentlemen. A live band provides the music as the teams hunt for clues hidden in the titles of popular tunes. Musical director LAURIE HOLLOWAY Director ANDREA CONWAY Producer KEITH STEWART


Presented By: Barry Cryer
Presented By: Liza Goddard
Presented By: Willie Rushton
Director: Laurie Holloway
Director: Andrea Conway
Producer: Keith Stewart

: Valerie

starring with Executive Material
Valerie has an opportunity to become a career woman.
Written by CHIP KEYES . DOUG KEYES Directed by JIM DRAKE


Written By: Chip Keyes
Written By: Doug Keyes
Directed By: Jim Drake
Valerie Hogan: Valerie Harper
David: Jason Bateman
Mark Hogan: Jeremy Licht
Willie Hogan: Danny Ponce
Michael: Josh Taylor
Barbara: Christine Ebersole

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield - starting with
Postman Pat: Pat's Rainy Day (R)


Presenter (Children's BBC): Phillip Schofield

: Just So Stories

Michael Hordern tells How the Rhinoceros Got his Skin by RUDYARD KIPLING
Animated by SHEILA GRABER (R)


Unknown: Michael Hordern
Unknown: Rudyard Kipling
Unknown: Sheila Graber

: The Mysterious Cities of Gold

Esteban and his friends landed in the desert at Nasca, where they found Pizarro and his soldiers waiting for them. With the help of the condor they escape again.

: Jonny Briggs

Where is the key to the cellar?


Unknown: Valerie Georgeson
Story By: Joan Eadington

: Blue Peter

Meals on Wheels
If you've ever munched a British Rail bacon butty on a 125, spare a thought for those very early passengers who ate their own food in an open-topped carriage, 150 years ago, on the newly-opened Liverpool to Manchester
Railway. Today travellers are under cover - but has the food changed? Mark reports from the National Railway Museum in York and investigates Meals on Wheels from the Victorian picnic hamper to five-star luxury.

: Rolf Harris Cartoon Time

A batty baseball match, a biased boxing bout and a perilous game of pool - three unusual sporting events are the subject of today's selection of classic cartoons introduced by Rolf Harris . Producer DAVID PLATT


Introduced By: Rolf Harris
Producer: David Platt

: Six O'Clock News

Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell present the latest pictures, stories and events of the day from
Britain and around the world. Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: London Plus

John Stapleton
Linda Mitchell and Caroline Righton bring you all tonight's headlines from London and the south east. Plus all the day's sport from MICHAEL WALE Editor JANE DRABBLE


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Linda Mitchell
Unknown: Caroline Righton
Unknown: Michael Wale
Editor: Jane Drabble

: Wogan

Another week of Irish blarney and high-sounding talk from the good and the great live from the Television Theatre.

: The Golden Oldie Picture Show

Another chance to see the first series of programmes in which Dave Lee Travis introduced some famous hit records from the past, helped by various film makers who were asked to present the images that these great old songs evoked for them. This is what they saw. Producer JOHN KING BBC Pebbk Mill (R)


Unknown: Dave Lee Travis
Producer: John King

: Test Pilot

The final programme of the series
The Right Stuff
Course No 44 of the Empire Test Pilots' School at
Boscombe Down has ended. After ten months of the most intensive training any of the students has ever experienced, they are within sight of graduating as test pilots.
There is one last hurdle: the presentation. Each syndicate must present its findings on the aircraft tested to a critical audience of staff and experts. Despite all that has gone before, their future is at stake. Students can fail the course on the quality of their presentation alone. Narrator Andrew Faulds Film editors


Narrator: Andrew Faulds
Unknown: Colin Jones
Producer: Brian Johnson

: Three Up, Two Down

Chinese dinner d deux for Daphne and the Major. But Sam reckons it's all very inscrutable.
Produced and directed by JOHN B. HOBBS (R)


Unknown: Richard Ommanney
Designer: Nigel Curzon
Directed By: John B. Hobbs
Daphne: Angela Thorne
Sam: Michael Elphick
Giles: Neil Stacy
Angie: Lysette Anthony
Nick: Ray Burdis

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and Philip Hayton Regional News Weather


Unknown: Julia Somerville

: Panorama

A weekly window on life in Britain and around the world through the eyes of television's top reporters:
Fred Emery , Gavin Hewitt Richard Lindley Tom Mangold
John Penycate , John Ware Robin Denselow Robert Harris


Unknown: Fred Emery
Unknown: Gavin Hewitt
Unknown: Richard Lindley
Unknown: Tom Mangold
Unknown: John Penycate
Unknown: John Ware
Unknown: Robin Denselow
Unknown: Robert Harris
Editor: David Dickinson

: The Monday Film: The Yakuza

Robert Mitchum rakakura Ken Brian Keith
Former private ietective Harry Kilmer is summoned urgently to Japan by a wealthy shipping magnate. He discovers that the man's daughter is being held hostage by the Yakuza - the Japanese Mafia. Kilmer and a former member of the Yakuza decide to take on the organisation - a task which proves both dangerous and bloody.
Screenplay by PAUL SCHRADER , ROBERT TOWNE Produced and directed by SYDNEY POLLACK
• FILMS: page 15


Unknown: Robert Mitchum
Unknown: Ken Brian Keith
Unknown: Harry Kilmer
Unknown: Paul Schrader
Unknown: Robert Towne
Harry Kilmer: Robert Mitchum
Tanaka Ken: Takakura Ken
George Tanner: Brian Keith
Wheat: Herb Edelman
Dusty: Richard Jordan
Eiko: Kishi Keiko
Tono: Okado Eiji
Goro: James Shigeta
Kato: Kyosuke MacHida
Hanako: Christina Kokubo

: 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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