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: Ceefax AM

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough, Sally Magnusson and Jeremy Paxman


Presenter: Frank Bough
Presenter: Sally Magnusson
Presenter: Jeremy Paxman

: Junior Watchdog

What do you do when you're told no? What say do you have in your life and do you know your rights as a child?

: Day to Day

with Robert Kilroy-Silk


Presenter: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Advice Shop

Now that you've retired, is your house too big and too expensive to run?
Ought you to move or is it too late? More advice from Margo MacDonald
(For more information see Ceefax page 188) (e)


Presenter: Margo MacDonald

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

with Phillip Schofield


Presenter: Phillip Schofield

: Play School

Red letter days, very special days. Days to remember - days you can't forget!

Story: Counting Sheep by Allan Seabridge


Presenter: lain Lauchlan
Guest: Lesley Woods
Author (Counting Sheep): Allan Seabridge

: The Wombles: A Single Piper

by Elisabeth Beresford (R)


Writer: Elisabeth Beresford

: Five to Eleven

with Hugh Dickson


Unknown: Hugh Dickson

: Bazaar

with Judi Spiers
This week, how to get something for nothing from your local factories, 15-minute feasts that beat the take-away, how not to look a slob in a dressing gown - and win a Bazaar bed with all the trimmings. (e)
For leaflet send large sae to [address removed]


Presenter: Judi Spiers
Director: Nick Kennerley
Series producer: Erica Griffiths
Producer: Anna Jackson

: Open Air

visits Norwich
The Open Air number is [number removed] BBC Manchester

: The Tom O'Connor Roadshow

Today, Tom puts the holidaymakers of Aviemore 'On the Spot' as they get the chance to perform their favourite party pieces; and Debbie Greenwood goes 'out-and-about' to meet the people and see the sights of the Highlands.


Presenter: Tom O'Connor
Reporter: Debbie Greenwood

: One O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis
Weather Ian McCaskill


Newsreader: Martyn Lewis
Weatherman: Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Maria learns the truth about Wendy Gibson.
(For cast see page 39. Shown again tomorrow at 10.5am)

: Pigeon Street: Hobbies

A See-Saw programme (R)

: Hollywood Star Movie: The Adventures of Quentin Durward

starring Robert Taylor, Kay Kendall, Robert Morley
When the Duke of Burgundy agrees to a marriage between his ward, Isabelle, and the ageing Lord Crawford, the Lord sends his nephew, Quentin Durward, to advance his suit. But Durward soon finds Isabelle has a mind of her own and has no wish to be used as a pawn in the intrigues of Burgundy and the scheming King Louis XI of France.
A swashbuckling tale based on the famous novel by Sir Walter Scott
Films: page 18


Author: Sir Walter Scott.
Screenplay: Robert Ardrey
Producer: Pandro S. Berman
Directer: Richard Thorpe
Quentin Durward: Robert Taylor
Isabelle: Kay Kendall
Louis XI: Robert Morley
Duke of Burgundy: Alec Clunes
Count de Creville: Marius Goring
Master Oliver: Wilfrid Hyde White
Lord Crawford: Ernest Thesiger
Bishop of Liege: Harcourt Williams
Count de la Marck: Duncan Lamont
Gypsy dancer: Laya Raki
Hayraddin: George Cole

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield - starting with
Count Me In
Antony Johns has a go at gymnastics. (R)


Presenter (Children's BBC): Philip Schofield
Presenter (Count Me In): Antony Johns
Musical director: Allan Rogers
Director: Sharon Miller
Producer: Pippa Dyson

: Jackanory: Emil and the Detectives: 2: The Chase Begins

by Erich Kastner
Told for Jackanory by David Suchet.


Author: Erich Kastner
Storyteller: David Suchet

: The Really Wild Show

with Terry Nutkins, Nick Davies, Chris Packham
To end the series - a studio full of mice, worms, snails, sausages, snakes, the odd hawk, and an African elephant. There's potholing, a special flower delivery, and Terry proves that baldness has advantages - for vultures!
BBC Bristol


Presenter: Terry Nutkins
Presenter: Nick Davies
Presenter: Chris Packham
Executive producer: Mike Beynon
Producer: Paul Appleby

: John Craven's Newsround


Newsreader: John Craven

: Grange Hill: Episode 15

A series of 24 programmes
by Sarah Daniels
Jackie shows off her engagement ring.

(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Sarah Daniels
Mrs McClusky: Gwyneth Powell
Miss Booth: Karen Ford
Mrs Reagan: Lucinda Curtis
Mr Scott: Aran Bell
MrGriffiths: George A. Cooper
Mr Bronson: Michael Sheard
Miss Partridge: Karen Lewis
Mrs Edelman: Liz Gebhardt
Miss Hamilton: Brenda Kempner
Secretary: Susan McGoun
Zammo: Lee MacDonald
Jackie Wright: Melissa Wilks
Fay Lucas: Alison Bettles
Roland: Erkan Mustafa
Steven Banks: Tim Polley
Julie Marchant: Lisa York
Cheryl Webb: Amma Asante
Ant Jones: Ricky Simmonds
Laura: Fiona Lee-Fraser
Fred Mainwaring: Simon Vaughan
Helen Kelly: Ruth Carraway
Georgina: Samantha Lewis
Gonch: John McMahon
Hollo: Bradley Sheppard
Robbie Wright: John Alford
Ziggy: George Christopher
Trevor: John Drummond
Ronnie Birtles: Tina Mahon
Calley: Simone Hyams
Jane Bishop: Joann Kenny
Vince Savage: Steve West
Lucy: Leah Finch
Perry: Jimmy Carr
Father (in park): Ian Lowe
Daughter: Jessica Lowe
Mother: Tricia Walsh
Son: Jamie Obertelli
Park keeper: Eddie Caswell
Girl in canteen: Fiona Lennon
Girl in canteen: Teresa McArdle
Girl in canteen: Amanda Grossman
Boy in playground: Justin Beckett
Third-year boy: Cassius Coleman
Third-year boy: Andrew Nwachukwu
Third-year boy: Paul Poveda
Clive: Peter McKenzie
Man in street: Ian Elliott
Devised by: Phil Redmond
Designer: Chris Hardinge
Costume designer: Linda Haysman
Make-up designer: Lisa Westcott
Producer: Ronald Smedley
Director: David Bell
Sorrel supplied by: Janimals

: Fax

Bill Oddie , Debbie Rix and 'Mr Trivia ' Billy Butler with the answers to more of your questions.
BBC Manchester


Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Debbie Rix
Unknown: Mr Trivia
Unknown: Billy Butler

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell Weather John Kettley


Newsreader: Sue Lawley
Newsreader: Nicholas Witchell
Weatherman: John Kettley

: Holiday 87

Introduced by Frank Bough
Lions, zebras, giraffes, elephants. Anne Gregg meets them all when she goes into Kenya on a new Out of Africa safari.
Tenby might look like a film set, but John Carter rediscovers the real seaside and the pleasures of an old-fashioned holiday there.
Kathy Tayler enjoys the sunshine, fresh air and delightful scenery of the Rhone valley on a French cycling holiday.
In the studio, news and advice to help you make your holiday decisions.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Presenter: Frank Bough
Reporter: Anne Gregg
Reporter: John Carter
Reporter: Kathy Tayler
Producer: Patricia Houlihan

: EastEnders

by Rosemary Mason.
"She's been beaten up something rotten. Isn't there anyone who can go with her".
Story: page 12 and Competition: page 16
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Rosemary Mason
Title music: Simon May
Title music: Leslie Osborne
Series designer: Keith Harris
Series script editor: Tony Holland
Producer: Julia Smith
Director: Chris Clough
Pat: Pam St Clement
Pete: Peter Dean
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
DS Todd: Duncan Preston
Nick Cotton: John Altman
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Colin: Michael Cashman
Barry: Gary Hailes
Mary: Linda Davidson
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Jan: Jane How
Den: Leslie Grantham
Tony: Oscar James
Kelvin: Paul J. Medford
Carmel: Judith Jacob
Dr Legg: Leonard Fenton
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Michelle: Susan Tully
Lou: Anna Wing
Sue: Sandy Ratcliff
Ali: Nejdet Salih
Guizin: Ishia Bennison

: Sorry!: Every Clown Wants to Play Hamlet

A comedy series by Ian Davidson and Peter Vincent starring Ronnie Corbett with Barbara Lott and William Moore
Tim is prompting on the local production of "Hamlet", but his mind is preoccupied. Father has disappeared and Mother threatens to start a new life with Uncle Claud. How will it all end? That is the question!
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Ian Davidson
Writer: Peter Vincent
Designer: Chris Rugg
Produced and Directed by: David Askey
Timothy Lumsden: Ronnie Corbett
Mrs Lumsden: Barbara Lott
Mr Lumsden: William Moore
Muriel: Marguerite Hardiman
Frank: Roy Holder
Valerie: Julia Goodman
Geoffrey: Douglas Hodge
Barnardo: Stephen Earle
Francisco: Geoffrey Freshwater
Bert: Carl Forgione
Ghost: David McEwan

: Dear John

by John Sullivan starring Ralph Bates
This week a little more is learnt about the members of the 1-2-1 Club. (R)
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: John Sullivan
Designer: Bernard Lloyd-Jones
Produced and directed by: Ray Butt
John: Ralph Bates
Kirk: Peter Blake
Ralph: Peter Denyer
Kate: Belinda Lang
Louise: Rachel Bell
Mrs Arnott: Jean Challis
Mrs Lemenski: Irene Prador
Steve: Andy Readman

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and Andrew Harvey Regional News Weather


Newsreader: Julia Somerville
Newsreader: Andrew Harvey

: Alistair MacLean's Where Eagles Dare

A special screening of the famous adventure story as a tribute to the bestselling author who died earlier this month.
Seven paratroopers, led by a British intelligence officer, are sent on a seemingly impossible mission. They must enter the almost impregnable Nazi stronghold 'Castle of the Eagles' to rescue a high-ranking American officer. Their dangerous task is further threatened by a traitor in the group...
Films: page 18


Screenplay: Alistair MacLean
Producer: Elliot Kastner
Director: Brian G. Hutton
Lt Morris Schaffer: Clint Eastwood
Major John Smith: Richard Burton
Mary Ellison: Mary Ure
Vice-Admiral Rolland: Michael Hordern
Col Wyatt-Turner: Patrick Wymark
Cartwright-Jones: Robert Beatty
Col Kramer: Anton Diffring
Olaf Christiansen: Donald Houston
Reichsmarschall Rosemeyer: Ferdy Mayne
Torrance-Smythe: Neil McCarthy
Edward Carraciola: Peter Barkworth
Lee Thomas: William Squire
Sgt Harrod: Brook Williams
Colonel Weissner: Victor Beaumont
Heidi: Ingrid Pitt
Captain von Haagen: Derren Nesbitt
Telephone orderly: Richard Beale
German officer: Ivor Dean
German woman: Lyn Kennington

: 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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