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: Ceefax AM

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

: Leon Errol

in Double Up
Directed by BEN HOLMES
An RKO film


Directed By: Ben Holmes

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman and Pamela Armstrong News summaries on the hour and half hour
Regular political analysis from James Cox
The latest sports news and comment from Bob Wilson
Regional news and travel at 7.15, 7.45, 8.15
Weather with Francis Wilson at 7.25, 7.55, 8.25


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

: Children's BBC

But first this ... something a little different - a sort of magazine between the programmes with Anthea Turner. News from the music world, latest fashions, films, videos and hobbies. Starting with Boss Cat Grand Tour
A cartoon series about the gang of alley cats captained by the resourceful Boss Cat. (A)


Unknown: Anthea Turner.

: Hartbeat

A different approach to the art of making pictures with Tony Hart and Joanna Kirk Bends and Curves
From sand and spray designs to twisted sculptures; there's a life drawing and an impatient artist's model. Director SHARON MILLER
Assistant producer CLAIRE WINYARD (R. Next programme tomorrow at


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Joanna Kirk
Director: Sharon Miller
Producer: Claire Winyard

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

But first ... your birthday greetings with Anthea Turner followed by Play School
The wise owl's secret of happiness reflects this week's theme of sunshine and light. Presenters
Sheelagh Gilbey , Fred Harris Story: The Happy Owls by CELESTINO PIATTI


Unknown: Anthea Turner
Unknown: Sheelagh Gilbey
Unknown: Fred Harris

: Cricket

MCC v Rest of the World from Lord's Fourth day
TONY LEWIS introduces live coverage of this morning's play.
Commentators RICHIE BENAUD
Summarisers TED DEXTER
Television presentation


Introduces: Tony Lewis
Commentators: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Summarisers Ted Dexter
Unknown: Jack Bannister
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie.
Unknown: Alan Griffiths

: Dallas

Jock's Will
The big moment has arrived - will Jock's will be read, and if so, what will it say? This week's cast:
Directed by MICHAEL PREECE (R)


Written By: David Paulsen
Directed By: Michael Preece
Miss Ellie: Barbara Bel Geddes
J R: Larry Hagman
Sue Ellen: Linda Gray
Bobby: Patrick Duffy
Pamela: Victoria Principal
Cliff: Ken Kercheval
Lucy: Charlene Tilton
Ray: Steve Kanaly
Donna: Susan Howard
Dusty: Jared Martin
Clayton: Howard Keel
Afton: Audrey Landers
Rebecca: Priscilla Pointer
Marilee: Fern Fitzgerald
Holly Harwood: Lois Chiles
Gary Ewing: Ted Shackelford
Frank Crutcher: Dale Robertson
Mickey Trotter: Timothy Patrick Murphy
Walt Driscoll: Ben Piazza
Punk Anderson: Morgan Woodward

: One O'Clock News

with Philip Hayton


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Weather John Kettley

: Neighbours

Scott's problems at school lead to conflict with Jim. Bradley causes more trouble. This week's cast:
Written by REG WATSON


Unknown: Jim. Bradley
Written By: Reg Watson
Written By: Greg Stevens.
Written By: Christine McCourt
Unknown: Philip Ryall.
Directed By: Andrew Friedman
Directed By: Mark Callan
Max Ramsay: Francis Bell
Shane Ramsay: Peter O'Brien
Danny Ramsay: David Clencie
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Scott Robinson: Jason Donovan
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Des Clarke: Paul Keane
Daphne Lawrence: Elaine Smith
Zoe Davis: Abby Fowler
Madge Mitchell: Anne Charleston
Clive Gibbons: Geoff Paine
Eileen Clarke: Myra de Groot
Lucy Robinson: Kylie Flinker
Mike Young: Guy Pearce
Nikki Dennison: Charlene Fenn
Andrea Townsend: Regina Gaigalas
Bradley Townsend: Bradley Kilpatrick

: Cricket: MCC Bicentenary Match

MCC v Rest of the World from Lord's Fourth day
TONY LEWIS introduces coverage of this afternoon's play.
(Coverage continues on BBC2)


Introduces: Tony Lewis

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Lassie
That famous collie, Lassie, now works for the US forest rangers. She has many new adventures as she helps the rangers with their work of nature conservation. Return Home
Lassie and Bob, the forest ranger, help save the lives of a lady, a pet dog and her family of newly-born puppies. (R)

: The Voyages of Dr Dolittle

A cartoon serial story based on the world famous books by HUGH LOFTING about the good doctor who can talk with animals.
The Dragon ofBarbary
The doctor and all his friends have started on their long voyage home when they are attacked by pirates. (R)

: Newsround

with Roger Finn Helen Rollason and John Craven
What's happening today in the world? From disasters to dinosaur finds, from conflicts to great adventures, the Newsround team bring you the big stories of the day and explain the facts behind them. Plus some of the odder things that happen on earth! Editor JOHN CRAVEN


Unknown: Roger Finn
Unknown: Helen Rollason
Unknown: John Craven
Editor: John Craven

: Treasure Houses

with Mark Curry The Power Houses by DOROTHY SMITH
Those strange ruined towers that cling to the cliff tops in Cornwall were once the power houses of Britain's greatest industrial county.
They housed the engines that powered the pumps and hauled up the tin from mines that reached out under the Atlantic Ocean.
William Crago was 9 years old when he first went to work down the mine. He left behind a diary, which tells the story of the day he climbed 1,600 feet down a rung ladder to the dark pit streaming with water, which was to be his place of work for the next ten years.


Unknown: Mark Curry
Unknown: Dorothy Smith
Unknown: William Crago
Producer: Edward Barnes
William Crago: Tom Harvey
Tom Crago: John Bullock
Voice of John Wesley: John Nettleton
Voice of William Crago: Sean Arnold

: The Flintstones

Roll on down to Bedrock to meet that most modem of Stone Age families. Surfin'
Fred Muscles rippling, hair blowing in the wind - when Fred climbs on a surfboard, he really makes waves! A HANNA.BARBERA production


Unknown: Fred Muscles

: Six O'Clock News

Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell present the latest pictures, stories and events from
Britain and around the world. Weather IAN MCCASKILL


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: London Plus

John Stapleton
Lucy Meacock and Steve Clark bring you all tonight's headlines from London and the south east, and the interviews that will make tomorrow's talking points.
Plus all the day's sport from Michael Wale


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

: Wogan

Except it's Derek Jameson here with a country music special. Including: Johnny Cash
Kris Kristofferson and Billie Jo Spears
Miss it if you dare!


Unknown: Derek Jameson
Unknown: Johnny Cash
Unknown: Kris Kristofferson
Unknown: Billie Jo Spears
Producer: John Fisher
Director: Philip Chilvers
Producer: Peter Estall

: Head of the Class

Last in the series starring
Video Activity
As their contribution to a time capsule, the honours students at Fillmore High decide on submitting a video of their work; but Alan Pinkard is not the most visionary of film directors and Dr Samuels insists on getting into the picture.... Written byLARRY SPENCER
Directed by ART DIELHENN


Unknown: Alan Pinkard
Written By: Larry Spencer
Directed By: Art Dielhenn
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: 1979

Britain elects its first woman Prime Minister and loses a great statesman.
The news: workers rebel against the government's pay policy; there's a nuclear accident at Three Mile Island; the Ayatollah returns to Iran; DClOs are grounded and Skylab falls to earth. Generals Idi Amin and Somoza flee for their lives, disaster hits the Fastnet yacht race and Russia invades Afghanistan. The music: Elvis Costello, Earth, Wind and Fire, The Tourists, Tubeway Army, Specials AKA, Police
Videotape editor DAVE RIXON Producer RORY SHEEHAN


Unknown: Idi Amin
Producer: Rory Sheehan

: Terry and June

written by JOHN KANE starring Terry Scott and June Whitfield
Studio lighting JOHN PUGH
Sound supervisor RICKY METCALF Designer STEPHEN TALBOT
Directed by MARTIN SHARDLOW Produced by ROBIN NASH


Written By: John Kane
Unknown: Terry Scott
Unknown: John Pugh
Unknown: Ricky Metcalf
Designer: Stephen Talbot
Directed By: Martin Shardlow
Produced By: Robin Nash
Terry Medford: Terry Scott
June Medford: June Whitfield
Sir Dennis: Reginald Marsh
Malcolm: John Quayle
Beattie: Rosemary Frankau
Miss Fennel: Joanna Henderson
Miss Dunwiddy: Evie Garratt
Rev Austin Doyle: John Warner
Auntie Madge: Barbara Miller
Eric: George A Cooper
Bernie: John Barrard
Post office assistant: Jonty Stephens
Under manager: John Owens
Clarice: Amanda Bellamy
Ted Norbutt: Ted Valentine

: Nine O'Clock News

Nicholas WitcheU and Andrew Harvey present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Nicholas Witcheu
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Putting Women in the Picture

'I promise you this won't be a whinge - this is just women laying claim to their half of the picture.'
Helena Kennedy presents a Personal view on the portrayal of women on television. Helena asks the opinions of people on both sides of the camera. Dawn French, Jill Gascoine and Anna Ford recount their own experiences - and people who are responsible for what you see on screen explain why things are as they are. So if you're tired of hearing the same old jokes, think that television is a world far removed from your own, or that TV is the medium of men, find out how things could be changed ... Researcher TIM LAMBERT Director ANDREA GAULD
0 FEATURE: page 16, INFO: page 76 and WODDIS ON: page 81


Unknown: Helena Kennedy
Unknown: Jill Gascoine
Unknown: Tim Lambert
Director: Andrea Gauld

: Lovejoy

A ten-part series, starring
2: The Axeman Comethby TERRY HODGKINSON , With
Lovejoy is being relentlessly hunted by more than just a tax inspector, when he thinks he has struck pure gold.
Created for television by IAN I.A FRENAIS from the Lovejoy books by JONATHAN GASH


Unknown: Terry Hodgkinson
Unknown: Jonathan Gash
Director: Roger Tucker
Lovejoy: Ian McShane
Lady Jane: Phyllis Logan
Tinker: Dudley Sutton
Gimbert: Malcolm Tierney
Eric: Chris Jury
Frobel: Oliver Cotton
Vial: Yves Marie Maurin
Miss Taylor: Zienia Merton
Catesby: Stewart Harwood
Dandy Jack: Geoffrey Bateman
Bigelow: Denys Graham
Coin dealer: Oscar Quitak
Woody: Mark Monero
Auctioneer: David Caddick
Stall holder: Imogen Claire
Secretary: Janine Gore
American: Gary Owen

: Late Night in Concert

The Style Council
Paul Weller 's band was augmented by some
'Honorary Councillors' for this spectacular performance filmed at Wembley Arena. The songs include Shout to the top, Long hot summer and Walls come tumbling down. Introduced by Anne Nightingale
Dirpcted by VAUGHAN AND ANTHEA Television presentation TOM CORCORAN (R)


Unknown: Paul Weller
Introduced By: Anne Nightingale

: 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.

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.

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