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: Ceefax AM

: Leon Errol

in Gem Jams
Leon ends up in a jam when Dorothy's suspicions are aroused by his visits to a hotel.
Directed by LAMBERT HILLYER An RKO film


Directed By: Lambert Hillyer

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson and Jeremy Paxman


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

: Open Air

with Eamonn Holmes
The early edition of the programme where you, the viewer, set the agenda.
(Answers to your comments 11.00am)


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: News

Weather followed by Neighbours

: Kilroy

with Robert Kilroy-Silk The programme that discusses the issues you are talking about.
For studio audience details, ring [number removed]from 9.00am to 6.00pm.


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News

Weather followed by Going for Gold

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane with programme news and birthday greetings followed by Play School
'Up hill and down dale' Presenters Carol Chell and Lloyd Johnston
Story: Boy on a Hilltop by PEGGY BLAKELEY
Illustrated by KOTA TANIUCHI and Pinny's House A House for Pinny
On a shelf, in a sitting room, is a wooden boat and a china house. Victor, the smallest sailor in the world lives on the boat and he sets out to find a friend to live in the house.
Story and pictures by PETER FIRMIN
Read by Matilda Thorpe Music by AR LOG
Directed and animated by OLIVER POSTGATE (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Presenters: Carol Chell
Presenters: Lloyd Johnston
Unknown: Peggy Blakeley
Illustrated By: Kota Taniuchi
Unknown: Peter Firmin
Read By: Matilda Thorpe
Unknown: Oliver Postgate

: Five to Eleven

with Sian Phillips


Unknown: Sian Phillips

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Eamonn Holmes and Pattie Coldwell give you the chance to voice your criticisms, comments and praise on last night's television.
Ring [number removed]or write to: Open Air, PO Box 27, Oxford Road, Manchester M60 1SJ


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Pattie Coldwell

: News

Weather followed
Daytime Live with Pamela Armstrong Alan Titchmarsh Ross Davidson
Fifty minutes to brighten your lunchtime. Today join Floella Benjamin with more advice for young mothers in 'Benjamin's Babies'.
12.55 Regional News and Weather


Unknown: Pamela Armstrong
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Ross Davidson
Unknown: Floella Benjamin

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Neighbours

Jack courts Andrea and Bradley gets his comeuppance.
(For cast see 91. Shown again tomorrow at 9. 00am)

: Going for Gold

A European general knowledge quiz hosted by Henry Kelly
One contestant has already won a daily prize; now six remain to compete for the daily and weekly awards which will bring them nearer to a chance of becoming the European quiz champion when they will be Going for Gold
A REG GRUNDY producton in association with BBCtv


Unknown: Henry Kelly
Producer: Bill Mason
Unknown: Reg Grundy

: Knots Landing

starring with ... And Never Brought to
Mind Chip fights for his life and Lilimae undergoes psychiatric help. Her plight helps rekindle an old flame. Written by DIANA GOULD


Unknown: Mind Chip
Written By: Diana Gould
Directed By: Sheldon Larry
Valene: Joan van Ark
Gary: Ted Shackelford
Abby: Donna Mills
Karen: Michele Lee
Mack: Kevin Dobson
Lilimae: Julie Harris
Laura: Constance McCashin
Chip: Michael Sabatino
Diana: Claudia Lonow
Ben: Douglas Sheehan
Greg: William Devane
Janet Baines: Joanna Pettet
Jim Westmont: Clayton Landey
Nick Morrison: Steve Kahan

: Valerie

starring with Close to Home
David is dating an 'older woman' and Valerie disapproves. Will he listen to her?
Directed by JAMES BURROWS (R)


Written By: Charles Hauck
Directed By: James Burrows
Valerie: Valerie Harper
David: Jason Bateman
Mark: Jeremy Licht
Willie: Danny Ponce
Michael: And Josh Taylor
Lisa Straub: Lisa Sutton

: The Clothes Show

Selina Scott meets American designer Tra villa and one of the glamorous stars he dresses, Stephanie Beacham. Top hairdresser
Trevor Sorbie hitches a lift with the Clothesmobile on its way to Swansea Leisure
Centre with Jeff Banks at the wheel. Shop window mannequins are brought to life by Adel Rootstein and there's a footnote on boots and shoes.
Producer ROGER CASSTLES BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Stephanie Beacham.
Unknown: Trevor Sorbie
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Adel Rootstein

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with

Fireman Sam: Kite
Strong winds bring telegraph poles down and take the children's kite up - but a little higher than Sarah and James intended! Sam comes to the rescue.
Back Pages: page 110


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andy Crane
Narrator (Fireman Sam): John Alderton

: Henry's Cat: The Birthday Caper



Writer: Stan Hayward
Narrated, written and directed by: Bob Godfrey
Animation: Kevin Baldwin
Production: Mike Hayes

: Simon and the Witch

A 13-part serial by VALERIE GEORGESON from a story by MARGARET STUART BARRY 2: The Witch is finally tempted to school by Simon's revolting descriptions of school dinners - but the frogspawn and toad-in-the-hole don't live up to her expectations.
(Cast see page 61. Part 3 next Monday)


Unknown: Valerie Georgeson
Story By: Margaret Stuart Barry

: Record Breakers

Hosted by Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker
There's a spectacular display of barefoot water ski-ing as American champion
Mike Seipel flies in to try and better his own world record. Nine-year-old Ben Robinson from Billingham tells how he became the youngest British golfer to shoot a hole-in-one. There's more news on the conga cliffhanger - can someone somewhere create the world's longest conga line? And as the climax to this week's programme, chef Stephen Turner attempts in the Record Breakers studio to cook up an 'eggstraordinary' new world cookery record. Researcher JOHN COMERFORD Director KATHRYN WOLFE Producer ERIC ROWAN


Unknown: Roy Castle
Unknown: Cheryl Baker
Unknown: Mike Seipel
Unknown: Ben Robinson
Unknown: Stephen Turner
Unknown: John Comerford
Director: Kathryn Wolfe
Producer: Eric Rowan

: Newsround

: Grange Hill

A series of 24 programmes
Episode 15 by SARAH DANIELS Jackie shows off her engagement ring. This week's cast: and Sorrel as Harriet Sorrel supplied by JANIMALS Devised by PHIL REDMOND Producer RONALD SMEDLEY Director DAVID BELL (R)


Unknown: Sarah Daniels
Unknown: Harriet Sorrel
Producer: Ronald Smedley
Director: David Bell
Mrs McClusky: Gwyneth Powell
Miss Booth: Karen Ford
Mrs Reagan: Lucinda Curtis
Mr Scott: Aran Bell
Mr Griffiths: George A. Cooper
Mr Bronson: Michael Sheard
Miss Partridge: Karen Lewis
Mrs Edelman: Liz Gebhardt
Miss Hamilton: Brenda Kempner
Secretary: Susan McGoun
Zammo: Lee MacDonald
Jackie Wright: Melissa Wilks
Fay Lucas: Alison Bettles
Roland: Erkan Mustafa
Steven Banks: Tim Polley
Julie Marchant: Lisa York
Cheryl Webb: Amma Asante
Ant Jones: Ricky Simmonds
Laura: Fiona Lee-Fraser
Fred: Simon Vaughan
Helen Kelly: Ruth Carraway
Georgina: Samantha Lewis
Gonch: John McMahon
Hollo: Bradley Sheppard
Robbie Wright: John Alford
Ziggy: George Christopher
Trevor: John Drummond
Ronnie Birtles: Tina Mahon
Calley: Simone Hyams
Jane Bishop: Joan Kenny
Vince Savage: Steve West
Lucy: Leah Finch
Perry: Jimmy Carr
Father in park: Ian Lowe
Daughter: Jessica Lowe
Mother: Tricia Walsh
Son: Jamie OBErtelli
Park keeper: Eddie Caswell
Girls in canteen: Fiona Lennon
Girls in canteen: Teresa McArdle
Girls in canteen: Amanda Grossman
Boy in playground: Justin Beckett
Third-year boys: Cassius Coleman
Third-year boys: Andrew Nwachukwu
Third-year boys: Paul Poveda
Clive: Peter McKenzie
Man in street: Ian Elliott

: Masterteam 87

Presented by Angela Rippon Moral excellence and integrity are descriptions not of Masterteam 87 (although they could be!) but of Probity, a new team from Gloucester.


Presented By: Angela Rippon

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Weather Bill Giles

: Divided We Stand

by MYRA TAYLOR starring Anna Keaveney and Shaun Curry featuring Maggie McCarthy and Peter Childs
The only man likely to put Maisie and Bert asunder is Bert himself. After 17 years Maisie has decided she can't take any more of his uncouth behaviour and - not prepared to wait until death parts them, or to move out of her home - she has built a wall down the middle of their living room.
Studio director SUE BYSH
Producer and film director HAROLD SNOAD


Unknown: Myra Taylor
Unknown: Anna Keaveney
Unknown: Shaun Curry
Unknown: Maggie McCarthy
Unknown: Peter Childs
Designer: Derek Evans
Director: Harold Snoad
Bert: Shaun Curry
Jack: Peter Childs
Maisie: Anna Keaveney
Darrell: Angus Barnett
Rita: Maggie McCarthy
Drab woman: Pauline Jefferson
Old woman: Joyce Grundy

: EastEnders

by Gilly Fraser.
"He might fancy you doll, but he fancies making money a whole lot more."
(For cast see page 84)
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Gilly Fraser

: 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 Wind Power
Even in the extreme cold, Seymour has an avid interest in the power of the wind. But how can he harness all that free energy for the everlasting good of mankind? With the steadying help of Clegg, an old pair of roller skates, an improvised sail and a gullible test pilot, he sets out to make history.
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
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Seymour: Michael Aldridge
Nora Batty: Kathy Staff
Wally Batty: Joe Gladwin
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Crusher: Jonathan Linsley
Edie: Thora Hird
Wesley: Gordon Wharmby

: The Lenny Henry Show

Written by STAN HEY and ANDREW NICKOLDS 4: Money's Too Tight to Mention
Delbert's belief in the cash-free society is put to the test by Claudette's professional scrutiny, and while the indignity of a proper job threatens his radio career, Winston waits eagerly in the wings. with MICHAEL MCLAIN
Special guest Frank Bruno Music JOE DWORNIAK Lighting FRED WRIGHT
Graphic designer PAUL D'AURIA
Videotape editor MYKOLA PAWLUK Designer PAUL MUNTING Produced and directed by GEOFF POSNER


Written By: Stan Hey
Unknown: Andrew Nickolds
Unknown: Michael McLain
Unknown: Glen Murphy
Unknown: Frank Bruno
Music: Joe Dworniak
Directed By: Geoff Posner
Delbert Wilkins: Lenny Henry
Claudette: Nimmy March
Rose: Ellen Thomas
Alex: Michael Mears
Julie: Gina McKee
Winston: Vas Blackwood
Jake: Louis Mahoney
PC Monkhouse: Pip Torrens
Sgt Lillie: Malcolm Rennie

: Nine O'Clock News

Martyn Lewis and Philip Hayton with the day's pictures, stories and events from Britain and around the world.
Regional News Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Philip Hayton

: Class

Rob Lowe
Andrew McCarthy Jacqueline Bisset
When term begins at Vernon Academy, an exclusive prep school, two young men are thrown together as roommates:
Squire Ellsworth Burroughs IV, rich with a bizarre sense of humour, and Jonathon Ogner , quiet, shy and on a scholarship.
Squire - 'Skip' to his fnends - is there for fun and sex, with study a poor third. Jonathon is naive and inexperienced, but the good news is that he s about to have his first affair. The bad news is she's his roommate's mother.
A 'class' comedy featuring the stars of Pretty in Pink and About Last Night.
(First showing on British television) 0 FILMS: page 38


Unknown: Rob Lowe
Unknown: Andrew McCarthy
Unknown: Jacqueline Bisset
Unknown: Squire Ellsworth Burroughs
Unknown: Jonathon Ogner
Unknown: Jim Kouf
Unknown: David Greenwalt
Produced By: Martin Ransohoff
Directed By: Lewis John Carlino
Ellen: Jacqueline Bisset
Skip: Rob Lowe
Jonathon: Andrew McCarthy
Mr Burroughs: Cliff Robertson
Balaban: Stuart Margolin
Roscoe: John Cusack
Roger: Alan Ruck
Allen: Rodney Pearson
Kennedy: Remak Ramsey
Lisa: Virginia Madsen
Susan: Deborah Thalberg
Headmistress DeBreul: Fern Persons

: Network

with Anna Ford
David Jessel , Craig Charles This month Network comes from the BBCtv studios in Glasgow, offering a platform for Scottish viewers to examine the topical issues that can put them at odds with the programme makers. On Network it's up to the viewer. You can make the films that voice your concern and join the studio audience in debating the implications with the broadcasters. Director NIGEL FINNIS
Series producer JEREMY GIBSON
If you want to use Network, write to Network, BBCtv. London W12 8QT. Or leave a message any time on [number removed].


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: David Jessel
Unknown: Craig Charles
Director: Nigel Finnis
Producer: Barrie Whatley
Producer: Jeremy Gibson

: 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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