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: Ceefax AM

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson and Jeremy Paxman
Sports news from Sally Jones


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: James Cox
Unknown: Margaret Gilmore
Unknown: Peter Marshall
Unknown: Bill Neely
Unknown: Guy McHelmore
Unknown: Mike Stewart
Unknown: Sally Jones

: Watchdog

with Lynn Faulds Wood and John Stapleton


Unknown: Lynn Faulds Wood
Unknown: John Stapleton

: Day to Day

with Robert Kilroy-Silk


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Advice Shop

In the mood to learn something new?
Margo MacDonald looks at second-chance opportunities to learn new skills or brush up your education. (e)


Unknown: Margo MacDonald

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane with programme news and your birthday greetings.


Unknown: Andy Crane

: Play School

When you travel, how do you go?
In a train that is fast or on foot that is slow?
Presenters Floella Benjamin and lain Lauchlan Guest Brian Cant
Story: Pimpernel Petroleum byWILMA HORSBRUGH Told by Brian Cant


Presenters: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Wilma Horsbrugh
Told By: Brian Cant

: Paddington

Paddington Makes a Clean Sweep (R)


Unknown: Michael Bond

: Five to Eleven

with Wendy Richard


Unknown: Wendy Richard

: The Pennine Challenge

In the second of four programmes the walkers settle into their stride with Harmony in the Limestone Dales. Written and narrated by Paul Allen (R)


Unknown: Paul Allen

: Open Air

The Open Air number is [number removed]including at
12.0 News and Weather

: The Tom O'Connor Roadshow

Live from the Playhouse Theatre, Liverpool,
Tom O'Connor presents television's fastest-moving entertainment show while
Debbie Greenwood goes 'out and about' to meet the people of Merseyside.


Unknown: Tom O'Connor
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood

: One O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Neighbours

Danny tries to prevent Maria going away with Richard.

: Gran

A See-Saw programme by JOANNE COLE AND MICHAEL COLE Narrated by Patricia Hayes Gran's Pets (R)
Animal Fair
A See-Saw programme with Don Spencer
I'm a Koala not a bear
And I don't think it 's fair
The way that people always add
A word that isn't there (R)


Programme By: Joanne Cole
Programme By: Michael Cole
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Don Spencer

: Hollywood Star Movie: Stage Struck

Henry Fonda
Susan Strasberg
What Eva Lovelace lacks in professional experience she certainly makes up for in determination when she comes to seek her fame and fortune in New York. And indeed it is not long before she experiences more than her fair share of the bright lights and heartbreaks on Broadway ...


Unknown: Henry Fonda
Unknown: Susan Strasberg
Unknown: Eva Lovelace
Play By: Ruth Goetz
Unknown: Augustus Goetz
Produced By: Stuart Millar
Directed By: Sidney Lumet
Lewis Easton: Henry Fonda
Eva Lovelace: Susan Strasberg
Rita Vernon: Joan Greenwood
Robert Hedges: Herbert Marshall
Joe Sheridan: Christopher Plummer
Constantine: Daniel Ocko
Benny: Pat Harrington
Victor: Frank Campanella
Adrian: John Fiedler
Gwen Hall: Patricia Englund
Frank: Jack Westen
Elizabeth: Sally Gracie

: Popeye Double Bill

Job for a Gob Penny Antics

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Bertha
A See-Saw programme by ERIC CHARLES The Windmills
Bertha is making money boxes, and when Roy and Nell test one of them they get a surprise.
Narrator Roy Kinnear with Sheila Walker
Music composed by BRYAN DALY Editor MARTIN BOHAN Director of animation DEREK MOGFORD
Designed and directed by IVOR WOOD (R)


Narrator: Roy Kinnear
Composed By: Bryan Daly
Editor: Martin Bohan

: Laurel and Hardy

Switcheroony Stan and Ollie get mixed up with a professor who can transform people and animals.


Unknown: Switcheroony Stan

: Jonny Briggs

The first of a 20-part serial by VALERIE GEORGESON from a story by JOAN EADINGTON
Strange things are happening in the Briggs household. Not only is Humph glued to the mirror and Rita suddenly interested in hats, but Jonny and Razzle suspect that something ghostly is hidden in the house ... something that makes scuffling, rustling noises.... (R)


Unknown: Valerie Georgeson
Story By: Joan Eadington

: Bananaman

Cavern of the Lost With the voices of Tim Brooke-Taylor
Bill Oddie , Graeme Garden Jill Shilling
Written by BERNIE KAY Music by DAVE COOKE
Produced and directed by TERRY WARD (R)


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Jill Shilling
Written By: Bernie Kay
Music By: Dave Cooke
Directed By: Terry Ward

: The Album

Outer space, inner space and empty space feature in the Arcade, in this last programme of the series. The children and the shopkeepers make up their own pop song about the most unusual collection ever sent in. Music composed by MARTIN COOK Make-up PAULINE cox


Composed By: Martin Cook
Unknown: Pauline Cox
Unknown: Vianney Avella
Producer: Clive Doig
Albie Bumble: Philip Fox
Thelma Bumble: Sally Cooper
R Cade: Peter Geeves
Barry Cade: Mike Savage
Bill Sellers: Adrian Hedley
Penny Black: Maria McErlane
Jackie: Corrina Reardon
Dean: Darren Cudjoe
Gary: Jason Forrester

: Seaview

A series of six programmes by CHRIS BARLAS 3: Dancin'
James is flattered when
Sandy asks him to enter a disco-dancing competition.
But Sandy can't stop thinking about Ian.


Unknown: Chris Barlas

: Snooker: Taylor Made

Dennis Taylor with the second programme in a series to improve your snooker. Today he concentrates on potting balls, the object ball, the full ball shot, three-quarter ball shot, etc!
Johnny Ball again makes the introductions.


Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: Johnny Ball

: Six O'clock News

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


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Philip Hayton

: Regional news magazines

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

: Holiday 87

Introduced by Frank Bough Frank Bough is in America this week meeting the locals on a bed and breakfast holiday in New England. From historic Boston he drives to Plymouth, where the Pilgrim Fathers first landed. From Falmouth he sails to the tranquil summer landscape of Martha's Vineyard.
John Carter reports on a Club Med village on the unspoilt eastern coast of Malaysia. You can take a trip on a trishaw, picnic on a deserted island, join in the activities of the village, or just laze on the golden beaches.
Jill Crawshaw finds the best curries outside India in England's own Asia of the north, Bradford, when she samples a 'curry weekend'. She visits the biggest curry and spice market in Europe, and finds an Aladdin's cave of 20,000 shimmering saris.
In the studio, news and tips to help you plan your holiday. Producer PATRICIA HOULIHAN


Introduced By: Frank Bough
Introduced By: Frank Bough
Producer: Patricia Houlihan

: EastEnders

by John Maynard.
'Attackers, homosexuals, winos. I don't know what the Square is coming to'.
(For cast see page 61)
EastEnders line: Bristol [number removed], Cambridge [number removed], Carlisle [number removed], Liverpool [number removed], London [number removed],
Middlesbrough [number removed], Preston [number removed], Southampton [number removed]
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: John Maynard
Title Music: Simon May
Title Music: Leslie Osborne
Series Designer: Keith Harris
Series Script Editor: Tony Holland
Series Producer: Julia Smith
Director: Tom Kingdon

: Brush Strokes

by JOHN ESMONDE and BOB LARBEY starring Karl Howman and Gary Waldhom with Kim Thomson , Mike Walling


Unknown: John Esmonde
Unknown: Karl Howman
Unknown: Gary Waldhom
Unknown: Kim Thomson
Music By: Dexys Midnight Runners
Produced By: Sydney Lotterby
Directed By: Mandie Fletcher
Jacko: Karl Howman
Lionel: Gary Waldhorn
Lesley: Kim Thomson
Eric: Mike Walling
Sandra: Jackie Lye
Novice: Bernadette Shortt
Mother Superior: Valerie Lush
Philip: James Saxon
Elmo HOWARD: Lew Lewis

: Late Expectations

Ted and Liz Jackson - married for 23 years and the parents of three teenage children - are embarking together on the holiday of a lifetime.
Fate, however, has a surprise in store for them.
Produced and directed by JOHN B. HOBBS
40 FEATURE: page 3


Unknown: John Gleeson
Unknown: Liz Jackson
Designer: Nigel Curzon
Directed By: John B. Hobbs
Ted Jackson: Keith Barron
Liz Jackson: Nanette Newman
Suzie Jackson: Caroline Mander
Polly Jackson: Sara Griffiths
George Jackson: Paul McCarthy
Harry: Norman Eshley
Joyce: Sally Hughes
Dr John Anderson: James Grout
Pauline: Mary Maude
Bruce: Neil West
Ambulance man: David Cunningham

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Philip Hayton

: Tutti Frutti: A Wop-Boppa Loo-Bop a Wop-Bam Boom

The last of the series by John Byrne
with Robbie Coltrane as Danny McGlone, Maurice Roeves as Vincent Diver, Emma Thompson as Suzi Kettles, Richard Wilson as Eddie Clockerty

Glasgow Pavilion.... the climax of the Silver Jubilee Tour! Eddie's cock-a-hoop ... til Miss Toner clips his Wings with fresh info on the 'TV Show'... Danny gets in the ring with Suzi... and Diver develops a taste for vodka. The effect is shattering! A TKO, but will the Majesties beat the count?
BBC Scotland
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: John Byrne
Musical Director: Zoot Money
Film Editor: John MacDonnell
Designer: Bob Smart
Producer: Andy Park
Director: Tony Smith
Danny McGlone: Robbie Coltrane
Vincent Diver: Maurice Roeves
Suzi Kettles: Emma Thompson
Eddie Clockerty: Richard Wilson
Bomba MacAteer: Stuart McGugan
Fud O'Donnell: Jake D'Arcy
Dennis Sproul: Ron Donachie
Janice Toner: Katy Murphy
Noreen Diver: Anne Kidd
Taxi driver: Charlie Sim
Reader in library: Natasha Gerson
The Inverbervies: Archie Duncan
The Inverbervies: Iain Carmichael
The Inverbervies: Isobel Hirst
The Inverbervies: Linda Thain
The Inverbervies: Gordon Young
The Saxophone Brothers: Bob Watson
The Saxophone Brothers: Bob Wishart
Bomba's children: Annabel Logan
Bomba's children: Robert Logan
Big Jazza: Robbie Coltrane
Jazza's vocals: Tam White

: Film 87

Introduced by Russell Harty The Voyage Home - Star Trek fV: The Starship Enterprise is sent on a mission back to earth. Leonard Nimoy,
William Shatner and the rest of the regular crew feature in this new adventure, directed by Leonard Nimoy. Over the Top:
Sylvester Stallone stars as an estranged father trying to win back the affection of his son by impressing him with his arm-wrestling skills. Wector TESSA GOGOL Producer JANE LUSH


Introduced By: Russell Harty
Directed By: Leonard Nimoy.
Unknown: Tessa Gogol
Producer: Jane Lush

: Two Nations?

In Work and Out Scars of Struggle
In 1981, Sheffield City Council responded to rising unemployment in the city by setting up an employment department, the first in the country. How has the department set out to tackle the problem, and what has it achieved? Introduced by John Benington
Film cameraman ALAN STEVENS Film editor CHRIS STEPHEN
Produced by HOWARD SMITH (e)


Introduced By: John Benington
Unknown: Alan Stevens
Editor: Chris Stephen
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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