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: Ceefax AM

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

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson and Jeremy Paxman
News summaries on the hour and half hour
The latest sports news and comment from Bob Wilson Timetable:
Weather with Francis Wilson at 7.25, 7.55, 8.25
Regional news and travel information at


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Francis Wilson

: Junior Watchdog

Want a wicked way to start half term? All this week Lynn Faulds Wood and John Stapleton are bringing You Junior Watchdog - with a bit of help from you in the studio or out sleuthing in the open. Today Junior Watchdog turns detective with an ace cub reporter on the trail of the real story.
There's still time to get involved - call the hotline: [number removed]
"eputy editor STEVE PHELPS Editor NICK HAYES


Unknown: Lynn Faulds Wood
Unknown: John Stapleton
Editor: Nick Hayes

: Day to Day

with Robert Kilroy-Silk He's talking about what You're talking about.
For studio audience details ring [number removed]between
9.0 am and 6.0 pm. producers SARA RAMSDEN JOHN GETGOOD. SUE NIX


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk
Producers: Sara Ramsden
Producers: John Getgood.
Unknown: Simon Shaw

: Parent Programme

Two couples talk with Nancy Kohner about the experience of becoming the parents of a Premature baby.
Director DAVID Williams Producer IAN woolf
(e)The Parent Book by NANCY KOHNER available fom [address removed], price 95 inc postage and packaging-
Cheques payable to NEC Trust Ltd. Also available from booksellers


Unknown: Nancy Kohner
Director: David Williams
Book By: Nancy Kohner

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield with Programme news and your birthday greetings.

: Play School

One finger, one thumb, keep moving,
We'll all be merry and bright!
Presenter lain Lauchlan Guest Sheelagh Gilbey
Story: The Gingerbread Man (traditional)


Unknown: Sheelagh Gilbey

: The Wombles

MacWomble the Terrible by EUSABETH BERESFORD Told by Bernard Cribbins Music by Mike Batt
Animated by BARRY LEITH Directed by IVOR WOOD (R)


Told By: Bernard Cribbins
Music By: Mike Batt
Unknown: Barry Leith
Directed By: Ivor Wood

: Five to Eleven

with Hugh Dickson


Unknown: Hugh Dickson

: Gardeners' World

from Barnsdale with Geoff Hamilton and Anne Swithinbank
Plus Brian Rittershausen on orchids.


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Brian Rittershausen

: Open Air

From Norwich with Bob Wellings and Eamonn Holmes
Your chance to talk back to the programme makers with your comments and gripes on last night's TV.
Open Air number: [number removed]
Deputy editor CYRIL GATES Editor PETER WEIL BBC Manchester including at


Unknown: Bob Wellings
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: The Tom O'Connor Roadshow

This week Tom and Debbie put on their thermals as the roadshow goes to the ski and leisure resort of Aviemore in the Highlands.
Series producer STEVE WEDDLE BBC Pebble Mill


Producer: Steve Weddle

: One O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Julie believes
Philip Martin has deceived her.
The mysterious woman in Des's life is revealed. This week's cast:


Unknown: Philip Martin
Written By: John Upton
Written By: Chris Milne
Directed By: Mae Varnel
Max Ramsay: Francis Bell
Maria Ramsay: Dasha Blahova
Danny Ramsay: David Clencie
Shane Ramsay: Peter O'Brien
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Scott Robinson: Darius Perkins
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Julie Robinson: Vikki Blanche
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Des Clarke: Paul Keane
Daphne Lawrence: Elaine Smith
Wendy Gibson: Kylie Foster
Philip Martin: Christopher Milne
Terry Inglis: Maxine Klibingaitis
Lucy Robinson: Kyue Flinker
Wally Walters: Reg Gorman
Robert Hutchins: David Robson
Joan Langdon: Catherine Lynch
Loretta Martin: Lyn Semler

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme Ready for a walk in the jungle? Keep a look out for wild animals! 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

: The Onedin Line: Blockade

by Allan Prior
starring Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass
and Philip Bond, Brian Rawlinson, Howard Lang, Jessica Benton

James is lured by the prospect of high profits into attempting to run the Unionist blockade to the beleaguered southern states of America during the Civil War. The venture proves to be more difficult and dangerous than he ever imagined.


Writer: Allan Prior
Producer: Peter Graham Scott
Director: Ben Rea
James: Peter Gilmore
Anne: Anne Stallybrass
Robert: Brian Rawlinson
Albert Frazer: Philip Bond
Mr Baines: Howard Lang
Elizabeth: Jessica Benton
Ferns: Willoughby Goddard
Major Morrison: Donald Douglas
Fergusson: Jeremy Young
Mine host: Graham Rigby
Smethurst: Michael Sheard
Captain Bullock: James Dyrenforth
Jane Bamber: Juliet Marshall
Crew member: Nicholas Loukes
Bell: Montgomery Brown
Slave: Sam Mansaray

: 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, from Irving Berlin to the Beatles.


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

: Valerie

Day of the Full
Moon Mark wins his school's good citizen award and promptly gets suspended.
Written by JUDY PIOLI


Unknown: Moon Mark
Written By: Judy Pioli
Directed By: Jeff Chambers
starring as Valerie Hogan: Valerie Harper
David: Jason Bateman
Willie Hogan: Danny Ponce
Mark Hogan: Jeremy Licht
Michael: With Josh Taylor
Annie Steck: Judith Kahan

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield - starting with
Postman Pat: Pat's Foggy Day
There's thick fog in Greendale, and Pat has to drive very slowly.
Written by John Cunliffe. (R)


Presenter (Children's BBC): Phillip Schofield
Narration and vocals (Postman Pat): Ken Barrie
Writer (Postman Pat): John Cunliffe
Music (Postman Pat): Bryan Daly
Designed and directed by (Postman Pat): Ivor Wood

: Captain Caveman: Cavey's Crazy Car Caper

Cavey and the Teen Angels search for the missing star car. (R)

: Emil and the Detectives

by ERICH KASTNER Told for Jackanory by David Suchet
When Emil goes to visit his grandmother in the big city, he falls asleep on the train.
What happens next leads him to assemble a band of detectives to track his quarry through the streets of Berlin. 1: Alone with a Stranger Illustrations BARRY WILKINSON Designer MARY GREAVES Executive producer ANGELA BEECHING


Unknown: Erich Kastner
Unknown: David Suchet
Unknown: Barry Wilkinson
Designer: Mary Greaves
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: Michael Cole

: The Mysterious Cities of Gold

The children find a lake with gold gleaming in the depths of the water.

: Blue Peter

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


Presenter: Janet Ellis
Presenter: Mark Curry
Presenter: Caron Keating
Assistant Editor: Lewis Bronze
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: Rolf Harris Cartoon Time

Tom and Jerry become the best of friends, Foghorn Leghorn is reunited with an old college chum and Droopy and Butch agree to share everything 50-50. Producer DAVID PLATT


Unknown: Foghorn Leghorn
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 JOHN KETTLEY


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: John Kettley

: London Plus

John Stapleton
Deborah Hall 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: Deborah Hall
Unknown: Caroline Righton
Editor: Jane Drabble

: Wogan

Join Terry's guest host
Derek Jameson live at the Television Theatre as he talks to people in the news, presents the best in entertainment and springs the occasional surprise.
Programme associate NEIL SHAND Director TONY NEWMAN Producer PETER ESTALL
Series producer JOHN FISHER


Unknown: Derek Jameson
Unknown: Neil Shand
Director: Tony Newman
Producer: John Fisher

: 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 created for them. Producer JOHN KING BBC Pebble Mill (R)


Unknown: Dave Lee Travis
Producer: John King

: Wildlife on One

The Case of the Vanishing Squirrel Narrated by David Attenborough
When Squirrel Nutkin was published in 1903, Beatrix Potter 's hero was familiar to British readers. 'One of the most beautiful and entertaining of our native animals', wrote a naturalist of the time. Today red squirrels may still be thought delightful, but few of us will have seen one. Since World War n they have disappeared from most
English counties and are much reduced in the rest of Britain.
What has caused this dramatic decline? Disease?
Starvation? The introduction of grey squirrels?
Jessica Holm is trying to unravel the mystery.
Photography MARTYN COLBECK Film editor PETER HEELEY Written and produced by DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol
0 INFO: page 77


Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: Beatrix Potter
Unknown: Jessica Holm
Unknown: Martyn Colbeck
Editor: Peter Heeley

: Three Up, Two Down

Daphne receives good news and bad news - for Sam it's bad news and good news.
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
Det Sgt Boxon: Christopher Ellison
Parker: John Abbott
Clunes: Neil West
Dr Morris: Jeremy Roberts

: 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

: Panorama

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


Reporters: Michael Cockerell
Reporters: Robin Denselow
Unknown: Fred Emery
Unknown: Gavin Hewitt
Unknown: Richard Lindley
Unknown: Tom Mangold
Unknown: John Penycate
Unknown: John Ware
Editor: David Dickinson

: Monday Film: Cry of the Innocent

Rod Taylor
Joanna Pettet
Nigel Davenport What begins as a holiday on the spectacular coast of Ireland ends in tragedy for
American businessman Steve Donigen when his wife and child are killed in an accident. But when Donigen discovers a sinister secret behind their deaths he begins a dangerous investigation of his own.
Screenplay by ROY CLARKE Based on a story by FREDERICK FORSYTH
Produced and directed by MICHAEL O'HERLIHY
0 FILMS: page 18


Unknown: Rod Taylor
Unknown: Joanna Pettet
Unknown: Nigel Davenport
Unknown: Steve Donigen
Unknown: Roy Clarke
Story By: Frederick Forsyth
Directed By: Michael O'Herlihy
Steve Donigen: Rod Taylor
Kay Donigen/Candia Layton: Joanna Pettet
Tom Maloney: Cyril Cusack
Gray Harrison Hunt: Nigel Davenport
Mr Tooms: Jim Norton
Jack Brewster: Walter Gotell

: Questions of Defence

Six episodes in the history of NATO
4: Rather like a Wasp's Nest
It took five years of argument and debate during the 1960s to get approval for NATO's current strategy of flexible response. Why did it take so long? What does 'flexible response' mean and is it an effective strategy?
Introduced by John Barry with The Rt Hon Denis Healey , MP Robert McNamara Pierre Messmer and Kai-Uwe von Hassel Film editor TONY WILLIAMS Produced by HOWARD SMITH (R) (e)


Introduced By: John Barry
Unknown: Denis Healey
Unknown: Robert McNamara
Unknown: Pierre Messmer
Produced By: Howard Smith

: 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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