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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:
Regional news and travel at 7.15, 7.45, 8.15
Weather with Francis Wilson at 7.21, 7.55, 8.25


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

: Watchdog

Lynn Faulds Wood and John Stapleton with Britain's liveliest consumer show. Watchdog hotline: [number removed]deputy editor STEVE PHELPS Editor NICK HAYES


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

: Day to Day

with Robert Kilroy-Silk


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Parent Programme

Is There Life After Birth?
One way of providing good Post-natal care is suggested by a group of women in Bournemouth who started their own Well-Woman Centre.
Series producer IAN WOOLF
Producer STACEY ADAMS (R) (e)


Producer: Stacey Adams

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane with programme news and birthday greetings.


Unknown: Andy Crane

: Play School

Presenter Ben Thomas Guest Jane Hardy
Story: Please Keep Still by JUDY WHITFIELD (R)


Presenter: Ben Thomas
Presenter: Guest Jane Hardy
Unknown: Judy Whitfield

: Paddington

A Visit to the Theatre (R)

: Five to Eleven

with Fulton Mackay


Unknown: Fulton MacKay

: The Big

Lol Cottrell Plays for Liverpool Reporter John Pitman
Today the adventures of Lol Cottrell , a 28-year-old baker's roundsman, who has always dreamed of playing football for Liverpool.
Director IAN SHARP (R) (Nextprogramme tomorrow at 11.5am)


Reporter: John Pitman
Unknown: Lol Cottrell
Producer: Esther Rantzen

: Open Air

Bob Wellings
Pattie Coldwell and Eamonn Holmes with your chance to talk back to the programme makers. Deputy editor CYRIL GATES Editor PETER WEIL BBC Manchester


Unknown: Bob Wellings
Unknown: Pattie Coldwell
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Editor: Cyril Gates
Editor: Peter Weil

: One O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Weather Bernard Davey

: Neighbours

The newly-weds resolve their first disagreement. Scott wins a school competition and upsets Jim.

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme (R)

: Ironside: Force of Arms

Written by Warren Duff, Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts.
Raymond Burr stars as the wheelchair-bound criminal investigator extraordinary.

When a self-appointed patriot forms a vigilante group to "aid" the police, Ironside predicts trouble. (R)


Writer: Warren Duff
Writer: Ivan Goff
Writer: Ben Roberts
Director: Tony Leader
Robert Ironside: Raymond Burr

: Three in the Wild

Mordicus the Buzzard (1) by JOSEPHINE POOLE and SIMON KING
Mordicus is the youngest of three buzzard chicks - the smallest and the weakest.
It is nature's way that he is unlikely to survive. In the nest, high in the Exmoor beech wood, life will begin precariously. (R)
[Part 2 on Friday at 3.20pm)


Unknown: Josephine Poole
Unknown: Simon King

: Valerie

starring with
Woolly Bully
Valerie has to endure
Mrs Poole 's relentless help after a bunion operation.
Written by R. J. COLLEARY
Directed by HOWARD STORM


Unknown: Woolly Bully
Unknown: Mrs Poole
Written By: R. J. Colleary
Directed By: Howard Storm
Valerie Hogan: Valerie Harper
David: Jason Bateman
Willie Hogan: Danny Ponce
Mark Hogan: Jeremy Licht
Mrs Poole: Edie McClurg
Annie Steck: Judith Kahan
Jessica: Deborah Levin
Eric: Ty Miller

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Little Misses and the Mister Men by ROGER HARGREAVES Little Miss Magic
Narrated by Pauline Collins and John Alderton and Mister Daydream
Narrated by Arthur Lowe Produced and directed by TREVOR BOND and TERRY WARD (R)


Unknown: Roger Hargreaves
Unknown: Pauline Collins
Unknown: John Alderton
Unknown: Arthur Lowe
Directed By: Trevor Bond
Directed By: Terry Ward

: Lassie

Out of the Frying Pan (R)

: The Mysterious Cities of Gold

Zia is reunited with her father, the old chief of the Mayan village of the New Sun. But he is wounded when the Olmecs attack the village, and dies soon after....

: Blue Peter

with Janet Ellis, Mark Curry and Caron Keating
Happy birthday Willow! Blue Peter's Balinese variant, otherwise known as Willow, is one year old today. Artist Ron Fullick has drawn a souvenir birthday portrait to cut out and keep, on John Craven's Back Pages, and there's a special studio celebration too!


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

: The Flintstones

Yabba-dabba-doo! Roll on down to Bedrock to meet that most modern of stone-age families.
Son of Rockzilla Fred will do anything to become an overnight star - even putting on a monster costume to advertise a horror film. The result is a shocker! A HANNABARBERA production


Unknown: Rockzilla Fred

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell Weather MICHAEL FISH


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Weather Michael

: London Plus

John Stapleton
Lucy Meacock and Steve Clarke bring you all tonight's headlines from
London and the south east. Plus all the day's sport from Michael Wale


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Lucy Meacock
Unknown: Steve Clarke
Unknown: Michael Wale
Editor: Rachel Attwell

: Wogan

Join Terry and his guests for conversation and entertainment.


Unknown: Join Terry

: Head of the Class

Cold Turkey
When his plans for
Thanksgiving fall through,
Charlie faces the prospect of spending the holiday alone....
Directed by LEE SHALLAT


Unknown: Michael Elias
Directed By: Lee Shallat
Charlie Moore: Howard Hesseman
Dr Samuels: William G . Schilling
Bernadette: Jeannetta Arnette
Maria: Leslie Bega
Arvid: Dan Frischman
Darlene: Robin Givens
Simone: Khrystyne Haje
Jawaharlal: Jory Husain
Alan: Tony O'Dell
Eric: Brian Robbins
Sarah: Kimberly Russell
Dennis: Dan Schneider
Janice: Tannis Vallely

: The Rock 'n' Roll Years

A year forever dear to English football fans.
The news - nuclear bombs go astray in Spain, John Lennon causes fear and loathing in the Bible Belt when he says
The Beatles are more popular than Jesus, and an ageing actor becomes Governor of California.
The music - The Spencer Davis Group, The
Overlanders, Stevie Wonder , The Walker Brothers, The Who, The Beach Boys,
Manfred Mann , David and Jonathan, The Hollies
Assistant producer SUE GAGAN Producer ANNE FREER (R)


Unknown: John Lennon
Unknown: Spencer Davis
Unknown: Stevie Wonder
Unknown: Manfred Mann

: Ever Decreasing Circles

Written by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey
Starring Richard Briers, Penelope Wilton, Peter Egan
with Stanley Lebor, Geraldine Newman

(R) (Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: John Esmonde
Writer: Bob Larbey
Designer: Tom Yardley-Jones
Producer/Director: Harold Snoad
Martin: Richard Briers
Ann: Penelope Wilton
Paul: Peter Egan
Howard: Stanley Lebor
Hilda: Geraldine Newman
PC: Paul Ridley
Reporter: David Simeon
Lady in park: Susan Field

: Nine O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis and Andrew Harvey
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: Panorama

AIDS - the Fight for Control As panic spreads with the AIDS epidemic, Panorama investigates how governments in the front-line communities are coping with the implications of fear and ignorance. How are they balancing public duty with civil liberties? Tom Mangold reports from Brazil, where government inertia has unleashed violence on the streets; from Germany, where an authoritarian government threatens individual freedoms; and from the United States, where one enlightened city is setting a model example of social control.


Unknown: Tom Mangold
Producer: Mike Hogan
Editor: David Dickinson

: The Humanitarian Award

Presented by Variety Clubs International from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Past recipients of this coveted honour include
Bob Hope , Dame Vera Lynn , HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and Frank Sinatra. This year the award is being given to HRH The Princess Anne for her outstanding work as President of the Save the Children Fund.
Angela Rippon and Anthony Andrews host the programme featuring: Julian Lloyd Webber Bucks Fizz
Kim Wilde and Junior Desmond Lynam Emma Johnson
Variety Club Children's Choir and special guest Petula Clark
Script associate BARRY CRYER Musical director BURT RHODES Lighting director JOHN KING
Sound supervisor JOHN CAULFIELD Designer DINAH WALKER Production RICK GARDNER


Presented By: Variety Clubs
Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Bob Hope
Unknown: Dame Vera Lynn
Unknown: Frank Sinatra.
Unknown: Angela Rippon
Unknown: Anthony Andrews
Unknown: Junior Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Emma Johnson
Unknown: Petula Clark
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Director: Burt Rhodes
Director: John King
Unknown: John Caulfield
Designer: Dinah Walker
Unknown: Rick Gardner

: Devon's Underworld

The Lure
Andrew Cooper explores the hidden world in the first of two programmes with 20th-century cavemen. From the comparative comfort of Kent's Cavern, Torquay, he goes into the maze of tunnels and passages that make up the only cave studies centre in Britain. Written and directed by ANDREW COOPER
Producer DAVID WAY BBC South West (R)


Unknown: Andrew Cooper
Directed By: Andrew Cooper

: Weather

: Open University

Mechanics: Velocity Diagrams
Drawing a velocity diagram is very much like a freeze-frame from an action replay - it isolates a single instant of a complex motion. Producer MARTIN WRIGHT (R)


Producer: Martin Wright

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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