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: Ceefax AM

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

: Edgar Kennedy

in Social Terrors
Directed by CHARLES E. ROBERTS An RKO film


Directed By: Charles E. Roberts

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman includes a preview of the Liberal Party's crucial debate on the SDP merger


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman

: Neighbours

: Star Memories

Today, Nick Ross talks to Cliff Michelmore
Studio director BERNARD NEWNHAM Produced by COLIN STRONG (R)


Talks: Nick Ross
Produced By: Colin Strong

: The Flintstones

Accident-prone Fred gets the joint jumping when a series of disasters finds him inventing a new dance craze - The Frantic!
A HANNA BARBERA production

: Children's BBC

Your birthday greetings with Andy Crane followed by Play School
When you're a trombone man you really slide around! Presenter Jane Hardy Guest Stuart Bradley Story: One Big Blow by URSULA DANIELS (R) and Wlllo the Wisp The Chrysalis with the voices of Kenneth Williams
Written and directed by NICK SPARGO (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Presenter: Jane Hardy
Presenter: Guest Stuart Bradley
Unknown: Ursula Daniels
Directed By: Nick Spargo

: Five to Eleven

with Jan Harvey


Unknown: Jan Harvey

: The Waterloo

The Greenall Whitley Crown Green Bowling Handicap
In 1907, The Waterloo was born with 320 entries and total prize money of E25.
Eighty years later, there are
2,048 starters playing for a massive £20,000.
The final stages of this year's top crown green bowling bonanza commences this morning with the last 16 players taking to the green at the Waterloo Hotel in Blackpool.
The big question is, will crown green's No 1 competitor, BRIAN DUNCAN , winner in 1979 and 1986, still be there today to attempt to reach a record three wins in this championship?
This morning, there are four matches being played, the first two featured in this first programme of the two-day coverage.


Unknown: Brian Duncan
Director: Peter Hayward
Producer: Keith Phillips

: Dallas

Brothers and Sisters
Pam and Bobby are living apart and someone is planning to keep it that way. Written by WILL LORIN
Directed by LARRY HAGMAN
(For cast see page 47. Next episode tomorrow at 12.05pm) (R)


Written By: Will Lorin
Directed By: Larry Hagman

: One O'Clock News

from the BBC newsroom Weather IAN MCCASKILL


Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Eileen takes a trip to Perth and Andrea becomes worried - why? Nikki's confusion over her feelings for Laura reaches a climax.

: Life File

A Chance You 've Got to Take A series about life and death issues in modern medicine.
Kay Alexander opens the file on Peter Harrison , a Warwickshire driving instructor.
At the age of 42, Peter was dying of heart disease, then he was offered 'a chance you've got to take' - a heart transplant.
This is the story of how one man and his wife coped with the disease, the operation at Papworth, and his recovery afterwards.
Picture editor IAN BELLlON Producer JOHN CLARKE


Unknown: Kay Alexander
Unknown: Peter Harrison
Editor: Ian Belllon
Producer: John Clarke

: The Waterloo

The Greenall Whitley Crown Green Bowling Handicap
Live coverage of the last four matches played this afternoon which will decide the quarter-finalists for this king of crown green tournaments. Introduced by RICHARD DUCKENFIELD from the Waterloo Hotel in Blackpool.


Introduced By: Richard Duckenfield

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Tottie
The Doll's Wish by RUMER GODDEN
Tottie, Mr Plantagenet and Apple are excited when they receive letters from number 96 Downstairs Street, USA. Music DAVID HENEKER
Animated and directed by OLIVER POSTGATE. PETER FIRMIN (R)


Unknown: Rumer Godden
Directed By: Oliver Postgate.
Directed By: Peter Firmin

: Sebastian, the Incredible Drawing Dog!

with Michael Barrymore The Tall Short Man
Today's story is about the untidy Mr Sammy Snooks. Devised and illustrated by DAVID MYERS Producer


Unknown: Michael Barrymore
Unknown: Mr Sammy Snooks.
Illustrated By: David Myers
Unknown: Christopher Pilkington

: Beat the Teacher

Presented by Bruno Brooks Will today's challenger become today's champion or will yesterday's champion survive to fight another day?


Presented By: Bruno Brooks

: Bad Boyes

A comedy serial in six episodes by JIM AND DUNCAN ELDRIDGE The Slug
Bryan Arthur Derek Boyes is the greatest dodger in the school - but there's Mr Wiggis, a tough new teacher
- what's his weak point? And Edward Slogg , a new boy, apart from being built like a tank - what's his?
Executive producer PAUL STONE Producer JEREMY SWAN


Unknown: Duncan Eldridge
Unknown: Bryan Arthur Derek Boyes
Unknown: Edward Slogg
Music By: Jonathan Cohen
Unknown: Mike Jefferies
Designer: Colin Blaymires
Producer: Paul Stone
Producer: Jeremy Swan
Bryan Boyes: Steven Kember
Mr Wiggis: Gregory Cox
Headmaster: Christopher Owen
Edward Slogg: Warren Brian
Bernetta: Nicola Greenhill
Weed: Michael Diamond
Miss King: Linda Robson
Mrs Boyes: Susan Jameson
Mr Boyes: Dean Harris
Simon Spinks: Martino Lazzeri
Mr Spinks: Mick Oliver
Children of the flowers: Ian Targett
Children of the flowers: William . Sleigh
Sarah Patterson: Angela Vale
Police sergeant: Mike Lewin

: Newsround

: Chegwin Checks It Out

Chips with Everything!
This week Keith indulges in some culinary feasts as he finds out what you adore eating.
Is it a burger 'drive-in' style, Chinese chicken, a vegetarian lunch or is it chips with everything? Film editor John Wigger Editor Edward Pugh Production
Crispin Evans Kirstie Fisher BBC North West


Presenter: Keith Chegwin
Film Editor: John Wigger
Editor: Edward Pugh
Producer: Crispin Evans
Producer: Kirstie Fisher

: The Muppet Babies

Piggy's Hyper-Activity Book Created for TV by Jim Henson (R)


Creator: Jim Henson

: Six O'clock News

from the BBC newsroom Weather MICHAEl FISH


Unknown: Michael Fish

: Regional news magazines

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

: No Place Like Home

by John E. Watkins
starring William Gaunt and Patricia Garwood
Arthur challenges Beryl's handsome new squash instructor and he learns a painful lesson.


Writer: John E. Watkins
Sound Supervisor: Alan Machin
Lighting Director: Dave Lock
Designer: Paul Trerise
Produced and Directed by: Robin Nash
Arthur Crabtree: William Gaunt
Beryl Crabtree: Patricia Garwood
Trevor Botting: Michael Sharvell-Marttn
Vera Botting: Ann Penfold
Lorraine Crabtree: Beverley Adams
Tracy Crabtree: Dee Sadler
Roger Duff: Roger Martin
Anthony Black: Andrew Tourell
Rodney Millhench: Carl Rigg
Barman: Owen Brenman

: EastEnders

by Carl Rigg.
"Pete here insists that I give you all a chance to get your money back."
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Carl Rigg
Title Music: Simon May
Title Music: Leslie Osborne
Series Designer: Keith Harris
Series Script Editor: Tony Holland
Series Producer: Julia Smith
Director: Tom Kingdon
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Derek: Ken Sharrock
Pete: Peter Dean
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Colin: Michael Cashman
Barry: Gary Hailes
Sparrow: Richard Ireson
Ali: Nejdet Salih
Sue: Sandy Ratcliff
Angie: Anita Dobson
James Willmott-Brown: William Boyde
Den: Leslie Grantham
Lofty: Tom Watt
Donna: Matilda Zeigler
Naima: Shreela Ghosh
Mary: Linda Davidson
Rod: Christopher McHallem
Darren: Gary McDonald
Carmel: Judith Jacob
Dr Legg: Leonard Fenton
Dr Singh: Amerjit Deu
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Ethel: Gretchen Franklin

: Last of the Summer Wine

by ROY CLARKE starring Michael Aldridge Bill Owen , Peter Sallis and Thora Hird with Jane Freeman
Joe Gladwin , Kathy Staff in The Heavily Reinforced Bottom
In Seymour's opinion, what Compo urgently needs is some tough physical exercise to get himself back into peak condition. And there is no better way of achieving this goal than the ideal combination of Compo, a canal and a canoe - in Seymour's opinion.
Produced and directed by ALAN J. W. BELL (R)


Unknown: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Michael Aldridge
Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: Peter Sallis
Unknown: Thora Hird
Unknown: Jane Freeman
Unknown: Joe Gladwin
Directed By: Alan J. W. Bell
Seymour: Michael Aldridge
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Crusher: Jonathan Linsley
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Barry: Mike Grady
Glenda: Sarah Thomas
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Edie: Thora Hird
Wesley: Gordon Wharmby
Nora: Kathy Staff
Wally: Joe Gladwin
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Landlord: James Duggan

: You Must Be the Husband

by COLIN BOSTOCK-SMITH More Money than Sense
While Alice writes words of love, Tom thinks thoughts of money. Is his job worth
£20,000? Is it worth a scintillating blow to the jaw? And why should he work anyway, if he can be a company director instead?
Studio sound MIKE FELTON
Studio lighting RON BRISTOW Designers


Unknown: Colin Bostock-Smith
Unknown: Mike Felton
Unknown: Ron Bristow
Unknown: Jim Clay.
Unknown: David Hitchcock
Director: Richard Boden
Producer: John Kilby
Tom: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Alice: Diane Keen
Miranda: Sheila Steafel
Gerald: Garfield Morgan
Pat: Brian Hall
Don: Michael Stainton

: Nine O'Clock News

from the BBC newsroom Regional News Weather

: Truckers

An eight-part series written by JAN NEEDLE with 2: One Night in Grimsby
Picard's men clash with a rival haulier when they go to Grimsby to haul fish-meal. Cowboy finds romance.
Film editor JOHN STRICKLAND CHRIS SEAGER Photography Designer


Written By: Jan Needle
Editor: John Strickland
Editor: Chris Seager
Unknown: Tom Yardley Jones
Producer: Terence Williams
Director: Jeremy Summers
Peter Picard: James Hazeldine
Cowboy: Philip Davis
Horse: Peter Christian
Bedrock: Daragh O'Malley
Stubs: Kenneth Cope
Jill: Julie Shipley
Debbie: Caroline Ryder
Johnson: Philip Wilde
Bamber: Anthony Wingate
Tracey: Gillian Tompkins
Wilson: Finetime Fontayne
Maggie: Lesley Daine
Jean: Fenella Norman
Snoggo: Clive Duncan
Rollo: Maynard Williams
Morgan: Guy Nichols
Val: Judi Lamb
Craig: Peter Faulkner
Sykes: Ben Rees
Flynn: Brian McGladdery
Waitress: Diane Whitley
Restaurant manager: Peter Ivatts
Beryl: Jayne Dowell
O’Brady: Liam O'Callaghan
: Fogoff Jackcarb
Ray: Paul Angelis
Detective sergeant: Terry Gilugan

: Stir Crazy

The outrageous comedy starring Gene Wilder
Richard Pryor
Jobeth Williams
Two of New York's finest but least successful theatrical talents - Skip Donahue and Harry Monroe - decide to head west to California and health, wealth and happiness. Unfortunately a case of mistaken identity en route leads them to being put in jail, nothing serious -just 125 years a-piece!
Life inside is no bed of roses and Skip is determined to break out - not using the traditional wooden horse but a mechanical bucking bull!
0 FILMS: page 19


Unknown: Gene Wilder
Unknown: Richard Pryor
Unknown: Jobeth Williams
Unknown: Skip Donahue
Unknown: Harry Monroe
Unknown: Bruce Jay Friedman
Produced By: Hannah Weinstein
Directed By: Sidney Poitier
Skip Donahue: Gene Wilder
Harry Monroe: Richard Pryor
Rory Schultebrand: Georg Stanford Brown
Meredith: Jobeth Williams
Jesus Ramirez: Miguelangel Suarez
Deputy Ward Wilson: Craig T Nelson
Warden Walter Beatty: Barry Corbin
Blade: Charles Weldon
Warden Henry Sampson: Nicolas Coster
Len Garber: Joel Brooks
Jack Graham: Jonathan Banks
Grossberger: Erland van Udth de Jeude

: 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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