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: Ceefax AM

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson and Jeremy Paxman
The latest sports news and comment from Bob Wilson National and international news and analysis on the hour and half hour
Weather forecasts from Francis Wilson at 7.25, 7.55, 8.25
Regional news and travel updates at 7.15, 7.45, 8.15
And Alan Titchmarsh takes a look at the world of television


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Watchdog

Today sees the start of Crufts dog show. It's the highlight of the dog-lovers' year. But are we really as kind to our pets as we pretend? With the pressure for success, do top breeders put the care of their dogs first? Watchdog investigates matters canine with some disturbing results.

: Day to Day

Join Robert Kilroy-Silk , his studio audience and guests as they discuss a topic that touches your life.


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Advice Shop

Margo MacDonald looks at a scheme which offers home carers a welcome break. Directed by SHEILA SCOTT
Produced by TONY MATTHEWS (e)


Unknown: Margo MacDonald
Directed By: Sheila Scott
Produced By: Tony Matthews

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield with programme news and your birthday greetings.

: Play School

Today I will invent, A machine supreme, Superb and different.
Presenter Elizabeth Watts Guest Stuart Bradley Story:
The Thing-a-me Bob Machine Written and illustrated by ROBIN KINGSLAND


Presenter: Elizabeth Watts
Illustrated By: Robin Kingsland

: Ivor the Engine

Juggernaut (R)

: Five to Eleven

with Rudolph Walker


Unknown: Rudolph Walker

: Food and Drink

: Open Air

Eamonn Holmes ,
Pattie Coldwell and the Open Air team bring you 50 minutes of debate, controversy and fun, in which you can take part by phoning us, visiting your local TV studio, or talking to the gardeners' direct line in Leeds. including at
12.0 News and Weather


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Pattie Coldwell

: The Tom O'Connor Roadshow

Live from Blackpool, Tom welcomes the best of British show business to the stage of Sandcastle Centre. And
Debbie Greenwood goes 'out and about' to meet the people of the town. BBC Pebble Mill

: One O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Terry is threatened with a gun. Danny falls for a visitor to the Ramsay house.

: The Flumps

A See-Saw programme Balloons (R)

: The British Film: Where There's a Will

starring Will Hay Graham Moffatt
Benjamin Stubbins 's law practice isn't doing that well - the 'phone's been cut off, there's no gas and there hasn't been a client for months. It all seems to be going downhill, until a rich American gangster sees that Stubbins's office is above a bank....
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Unknown: Graham Moffatt
Unknown: Benjamin Stubbins
Unknown: Leslie Arliss
Unknown: Sidney Gilliat
Produced By: Michael Balcon
Directed By: William Beaudine
Benjamin Stubbins: Will Hay
Goldie Kelly: Gina Malo
Duke Wilson: Hartley Power
Willie: Graham Moffatt
Sir Roger Wimpleton .: H. F Maltby
Lady Margaret Wimpleton: Norma Varden
Barbara Stubbins: Peggy Simpson
Martin: Gibb McLaughlin
Nick: Hal Walters
Sgt Collins: John Turnbull
Jimmy: Mickey Brantford
Lucy DA: Vina Craig

: Shak, the Red Fox

The second of two programmes
Shak, the eldest and strongest of a family of foxes born on the Somerset Levels, is the only survivor after the vixen brings a poisoned chicken to the earth. Alone and untrained, he ventures into a world full of dangers and surprises.
Photography SIMON KING Produced by JOHN KING BBC South West (R) (e)


Unknown: Josephine Poole
Unknown: John King
Produced By: John King

: Children's BBC: The Adventures of Bullwinkle and Rocky: Goof Gas Attack

A cartoon in eight parts
4: Three to Go


Presenter: Phillip Schofield

: Fingermouse

with lain Lauchlan and Jane Hardy Harp (R)

: SuperTed

SuperTed Kicks up the Dust All the wonders of the East cannot equal the magic powers of Spotty's cosmic dust. (R)

: The Adventures of Bullwinkle and Rocky

5: The Pennsylvania Game (R)

: Gaffer Samson's Luck

Told by Christopher Guard for Jackanory. Part 4
Film cameraman TONY MAYNE Film sound JOHN MURPHY
Executive producer ANGELA BEECHING Director MARILYN FOX


Unknown: Jill Paton Walsh
Told By: Christopher Guard
Unknown: John Murphy
Editor: Carol MacGillivray
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: Marilyn Fox

: Thundercats: The Tower of Traps

A wedding gift is stolen from an old man. Wilykit and Wilycat try to help him but get into trouble themselves. Lion-O is swimming, but through the eye of the 'Sword of Omens', sees that Wilycat is in trouble and goes to the rescue....

: Blue Peter

with Janet Ellis, Mark Curry and Caron Keating
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Presenter: Janet Ellis
Presenter: Mark Curry
Presenter: Caron Keating

: First Class

Debbie Greenwood asks the questions in this quarter-final, when HARRIS
ACADEMY from Dundee meet
DR CHALLONER'S GRAMMAR from Buckinghamshire.
Pop videos, news, movies, arcade games, quick fire buzzer rounds - who will reach the semi-final? Designer jim LONGMUIR Director JUSTIN C ADAMS , Producer ANNE SOMERS
Series producer CHARLES NAIRN BBC Scotland


Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Designer: Jim Longmuir
Director: Justin C Adams

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell
Weather Michael Fish


Newsreader: Sue Lawley
Newsreader: Nicholas Witchell
Weather: Michael Fish

: Top of the Pops

Introduced by Simon Mayo and Peter Powell.


Presenter: Simon Mayo
Presenter: Peter Powell
Lighting: Terry Brett
Sound: Neil Sadwick
Designer: John Anderson
Produced and directed by: Stanley Appel

: EastEnders

by Bill Lyons.
"If Den thinks I'm going to be all matey with Miss Silk Knickers, he's got another thing coming!"
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Bill Lyons
Title Music: Simon May
Title Music: Leslie Osborne
Series Designer: Keith Harris
Series Script Editor: Tony Holland
Producer: Julia Smith
Director: Romey Allison
Nick Cotton: John Altman
Colin: Michael Cashman
Barry: Gary Hailes
Pat: Pam St Clement
Pete: Peter Dean
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Mark: David Scarboro
Den: Leslie Grantham
Jan: Jane How
Rezaul: Tanveer Grani
Mehmet: Haluk Bilginer
Hannah: Sally Sagoe
Tony: Oscar James
Ali: Nejdet Salih
Sue: Sandy Ratcliff
Kelvin: Paul J Medford
Carmel: Judith Jacob
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Lou: Anna Wing
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Ethel: Gretchen Franklin
Lofty: Tom Watt
Michelle: Susan Tully
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Tina: Eleanor Rhodes
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Tom: Donald Tandy
James Willmott-Brown: William Boyde

: Tomorrow's World

with Howard Stableford
Maggie Philbin , Judith Hann and Peter Macann bringing you the new and fantastic from the world of science. This week: Howard
Stableford in Italy tests out a new artificial fibre which breathes better than cotton. Producers
Studio director TOM WRAGG Editor RICHARD REISZ


Unknown: Howard Stableford
Unknown: Maggie Philbin
Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Peter MacAnn
Unknown: Martin Mortimore.
Unknown: Dana Purvis
Unknown: Viv King
Director: Tom Wragg
Editor: Richard Reisz

: A Question of Sport

Emlyn Hughes and Bill Beaumont captain two teams of sporting celebrities. Their guests this week: the man who hopes one day to be World Heavyweight Champion, Frank Bruno ; Glasgow Rangers and England soccer international Terry Butcher ; Wasps and England fly-half Rob Andrew ; and the Commonwealth Games gold medallist at 10,000m Liz Lynch.
David Coleman questions their knowledge of sport. Director JOHN TAIT
Producer MIKE ADLEY BBC Manchester


Unknown: Emlyn Hughes
Unknown: Bill Beaumont
Unknown: Frank Bruno
Unknown: Terry Butcher
Unknown: Rob Andrew
Unknown: Liz Lynch.
Unknown: David Coleman
Director: John Tait
Producer: Mike Adley

: Nine O'Clock News

Julia Somerville and Philip Hayton present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad Regional News Weather


Unknown: Julia Somerville
Unknown: Philip Hayton

: Bread

Written by CARLA LANE
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 Designer GARY WILLIAMSON Film director SUSAN BELBIN Produced and directed by ROBIN NASH


Written By: Carla Lane
Unknown: David MacKay
Designer: Gary Williamson
Director: Susan Belbin
Directed By: Robin Nash
Joey Boswell: Peter Howitt
Adrian Boswell: Jonathon Morris
Billy Boswell: Nick Conway
Jack Boswell: Victor McGuire
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Freddie Boswell: Ronald Forfar
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
DHSS clerk: Pamela Power
Julie: Caroline Milmoe
Neighbour: Georgina Smith
Fr Dooley: J G Devlin
Carmen: Jenny Jay
: Alice Ginamaher

: Question Time

from Bradford with Sir Robin Day
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.
Sir Robin Day and his guests go to Yorkshire to face the questions and arguments of a Bradford audience.


Unknown: Sir Robin Day
Director: Antonia Charlton
Producer: Anna Carragher
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: UK Dance Championships 87

from the Bournemouth International Centre
Ray Moore introduces the second of two programmes featuring the finalists of the United Kingdom Dance Championships 1987.
In the year's first major danc< competition, some of the best couples in the world compete for the Professional Latin American and Amateur Modem titles.
In cabaret, six women collectively known as The Fairer Sax
Ross Mitchell and his Band Organised by MECCA LEISURE Sound PAUL CUNLIFFE Lighting JOHN WIGGINS Producer KEN GRIFFIN


Introduces: Ray Moore
Unknown: Ross Mitchell
Unknown: Paul Cunliffe
Unknown: John Wiggins
Producer: Ken Griffin

: Weather

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.

Welcome to BBC Genome

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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