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: Ceefax AM

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson and Jeremy Paxman
Sport from Bob Wilson
And Alan Titchmarsh looks at the world of television.


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

: Watchdog

Lynn Faulds Wood and John Stapleton are on hand to investigate your problems.


Unknown: John Stapleton

: Day to Day

Join Robert Kilroy-Silk , in discussion on a topic that touches your life.


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Advice Shop

Many viewers have written in with advice and ideas based on their own experiences.
Margo MacDonald presents a selection, plus updates on earlier programmes. (e)


Unknown: Margo MacDonald

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

with Phillip Schofield


Unknown: Phillip Schofield

: Play School

Presenter Mike Amatt Guest Jane Hardy Story: Sam's Story by BRIAN JAMESON


Presenter: Mike Amatt
Presenter: Guest Jane Hardy
Story By: Brian Jameson

: Paddington

Too Much off the Top (R)

: Five to Eleven

with Gary Watson


Unknown: Gary Watson

: The Good Life?

Attracted by the apparent simplicity of self-sufficency and their devotion to animals, Peter and Pam Dargavel risked everything they had to establish a smallholding. But after a year of hard work and self-sacrifice, the venture collapsed because they ran out of money.
Now, although their dreams were shattered disastrously, they're determined to start all over again.


Unknown: Pam Dargavel

: Open Air

Eamonn Holmes ,
Pattie Coldwell and the Open Air team bring you 45 minutes of debate, controversy and fun, in which you can take part by phoning the programme, 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

Television's fastest moving show comes live from the Guildhall, Londonderry.
Tom will be presenting top show business names while Debbie Greenwood goes 'out and about' to meet the people of Derry.


Unknown: Debbie Greenwood

: One O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Des feels threatened by Geoff Langdon , Danny feels threatened by Richard Morrison and Julie is organising things again.


Unknown: Geoff Langdon
Unknown: Richard Morrison

: The Flumps

A See-Saw programme by JULIE HOLDER
Narration Gay Soper Music PAUL READE

: World Bowls

Midland Bank World Indoor Pairs Championship
Today is the start of the quarter-finals and in the first match this afternoon, it is likely is that the present holders, DAVID BRYANT and TONY ALLCOCK , will be stepping on to the rink to continue the defence of their title. Their opponents, according to form, should be the Canadian pair of Little and Large, RON JONES and BILL BOETTGER. It's still the best of eight sets, seven-up per set.
DAVID ICKE introduces live coverage of the first quarter-final from Bournemouth.


Unknown: David Bryant
Unknown: Tony Allcock
Unknown: Ron Jones
Unknown: Bill Boettger.
Introduces: David Icke

: The Thursday Matinee: The Migrants

Cloris Leachman Ron Howard Sissy Spacek
Even today America's farm workers move from one area to another desperately seeking work. Inevitably they are exploited by the landowners and often brutal middlemen. This moving portrait of a family trying to survive in the New Jersey farmlands features Sissy Spacek in one of her important early roles.
Screenplay by LANFORD WILSON from a story by TENNESSEE WILLIAMS Produced and directed by TOM GRIES
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Unknown: Cloris Leachman
Unknown: Ron Howard
Unknown: Sissy Spacek
Unknown: Lanford Wilson
Story By: Tennessee Williams
Directed By: Tom Gries
Viola Barlow: Cloris Leachman
Lyle Barlow: Ron Howard
Wanda Trimpin: Sissy Spacek
Betty: Cindy Williams
Barlow: Ed Lauter
Molly Barlow: Lisa Lucas
Hec Campbell: Mills Watson

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield - starting with Fingermouse with lain Lauchlan and Jane Hardy Sitar (R)


Unknown: Jane Hardy

: SuperTed

SuperTed and the Great Horrendo
Spotty goes on stage to be a conjuror's assistant. (R)

: Ten in a Bed

by ALLAN AHLBERG Told for Jackanory by Victoria Wood with Rosalind Ayres
Today: The Accident Book


Unknown: Allan Ahlberg
Unknown: Victoria Wood
Unknown: Rosalind Ayres

: Thundercats: The Spaceship Beneath the Sands

The Mutants lie in hiding to ambush the Collector of Taxes. Cheetara and Tygra rush to help him, but are caught in a net. Can Lion-O rescue them in time?

: Blue Peter

with Janet Ellis, Mark Curry and Caron Keating



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

: Rolf Harris Cartoon Time

Popeye, Bluto, Barney Bear, Tom and Jerry are all unlikely child minders.


Presenter: Rolf Harris
Producer: David Platt

: Six O'Clock News

Sue Lawley and Philip Hayton present the latest pictures, stories and events of the day from Britain and around the world. Weather JOHN KETTLEY


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: John Kettley

: Regional news magazines

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

: Top of the Pops

Presents hits and videos from the Top 40
Introduced by Mike Smith


Presenter: Mike Smith
Lighting: Warwick Fielding
Sound: Graham Wilkinson
Designer: Bob Cove
Production: Michael Hurll

: EastEnders

by Charlie Humphreys.
'I... they come into my pub to dream, and while they're dreaming, they're spending'.
Video: EastEnders - The Queen Vic, BBCV 4024 from retailers
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Charlie Humphreys
Title Music: Simon May
Title Music: Leslie Osborne
Series Designer: Keith Harris
Series Script Editor: Tony Holland
Series Producer: Julia Smith
Director: Romey Allison
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Det Sgt Todd: Duncan Preston
Pete: Peter Dean
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Pat: Pam St. Clement
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Angie: Anita Dobson
Den: Leslie Grantham
Jan: Jane How
Mary: Linda Davidson
Sue: Sandy Ratcliff
Ali: Nejdet Salih
Naima: Shreela Ghosh
Debs: Shirley Cheriton
Rezaul: Tanveer Ghani
Dr Singh: Amerjit Deu
Colin: Michael Cashman
Barry: Gary Hailes
Tony: Oscar James
Carmel: Judith Jacob
Kelvin: Paul J. Medford
Sally: Cindy Day

: Tomorrow's World

with Judith Hann Peter Macann
Maggie Philbin and Howard Stableford reporting on the latest innovations in science, technology and medicine.


Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Peter MacAnn
Unknown: Maggie Philbin
Unknown: Cynthia Page
Unknown: Martin Mortmore.
Director: Tom Wragg
Editor: Richard Reisz

: A Question of Sport

Emlyn Hughes and Bill Beaumont captain two teams of sporting celebrities. Questionmaster
David Coleman tests their knowledge of the faces, facts and feats reviving memories of the greatest - and the funniest - moments in sport. Director MICK DEMPSEY Producer MIKE ADLEY BBC Manchester


Unknown: Emlyn Hughes
Unknown: Bill Beaumont
Unknown: David Coleman
Director: Mick Dempsey
Producer: Mike Adley

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia SomerviUe and Andrew Harvey
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Julia Somerviue

: Crimewatch UK

The programme which enables the viewer to help solve and prevent crime with Nick Ross and Sue Cook
Between 2000 and 3000 people ring in with information that can lead police directly to some of the country's most dangerous criminals.
Two months ago, a London car park attendant was shot dead. The officer who is investigating the murder believes it may have resulted from an armed robbery which went wrong. He is sure someone is shielding the killers.
Since early February, four lorry loads of cigarettes have been hijacked in north
London. On one occasion the gang was armed and so far half-a-million pounds worth of cigarettes have been stolen. As the cigarettes are sold viewers from anywhere might help solve the case. Nick Ross and Sue Cook , along with detectives from around the country, are waiting for your call to the Crimewatch studio. Police officers David Hatcher and Helen Phelps report from the Incident Desk. If you can help, call Crimewatch UK on [number removed]anytime from 9 30 pm until midnight.


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Sue Cook
Unknown: David Hatcher
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Sam Organ
Editor: Peter Chafer

: Life Without George

written by PENNY CROFT and VAL HUDSON starring
Simon Cadell and Carol Royle
Jenny decides to make a go of her relationship with Larry, but will he be able to cope with her chicken liver aloha?
Title music written and sung by PENNY CROFT
Executive producer ROBIN NASH Produced and directed by SUSAN BELBIN


Written By: Penny Croft
Unknown: Simon Cadell
Unknown: Carol Royle
Sung By: Penny Croft
Unknown: Graham Wilkinson
Designer: Gloria Clayton
Producer: Robin Nash
Directed By: Susan Belbin
Larry: Simon Cadell
Jenny: Carol Royle
Amanda: Rosalind March
Ben: Michael Thomas
Sammy: Kenny Ireland
Court officer: Eric Mason
Jogger: Neil West

: Question Time

With Sir Robin Day this evening at the Greenwood Theatre in London are:
Rt Hon Denzil Davies , mp
Rt Hon Malcolm Rifkind , mp Chris Willmore


Unknown: Denzil Davies
Unknown: Malcolm Rifkind
Unknown: Chris Willmore
Director: Ann Morley
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: Crimewatch Update

Developments and reminders from the Crimewatch team.

: 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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