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: Ceefax AM

: Edgar Kennedy

in In Love at 40
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman
Reports from Bill Neely , Peter Marshall ,
Mike Stewart , Mark Easton , Gail Foley , Margaret Gilmore and James Cox


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Bill Neely
Unknown: Peter Marshall
Unknown: Mike Stewart
Unknown: Mark Easton
Unknown: Gail Foley
Unknown: Margaret Gilmore
Unknown: James Cox

: 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

Every day, the issues you are talking about are discussed by Robert Kilroy-Silk and an informed studio audience. 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
Looking through my telescope, what do I see?
Faraway things as clear as can be!
Presenter Ben Thomas Guests Janet Palmer Lorna Allsop
Story: The Land of Just So by KATE COPSTICK (R) and Pinny's House Pinny's Party
Pinny and Victor are both so small that they can dress up in sweet papers!
Story and pictures by PETER FIRMIN
Read by Matilda Thorpe Music by AR LOG
Directed and animated by OLIVER POSTGATE (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Presenter: Ben Thomas
Presenter: Guests Janet Palmer
Presenter: Lorna Allsop
Unknown: Kate Copstick
Unknown: Peter Firmin
Read By: Matilda Thorpe
Unknown: Oliver Postgate

: Five to Eleven

with Barry Foster


Unknown: Barry Foster

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Pattie Coldwell and Eamonn Holmes 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

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live with Pamela Armstrong Alan Titchmarsh
Ross Davidson
Join the team for Britain's brightest magazine with live music, celebrities and more. Today regular guest
Floella Benjamin has more for young mothers in 'Benjamin's Babies'.


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

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather John Kettley

: Neighbours

Jim and Zoe discuss their future.
(For cast see page 75. Shown again tomorrow at 9.00am)

: Going for Gold

Hosted by Henry Kelly
With six contestants left, who is going to be today's winner? As usual the first four to win through the Teaser Round have to
Beat the Buzzer.


Unknown: Henry Kelly

: Knots Landing

starring with Sacred Vows
Greg gives Mack carte blanche on the crime commission without realising the implications it will have for everybody. Gary has to choose between Abby and Val. One of them is in for a shock, but not as much as Gary when he sees a ghost from the past.


Directed By: Nicholas Sgarro
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

: Eamonn Andrews: The Story of 'This Is Your Life'

As a tribute to the late Eamonn Andrews, another showing of a Did You See.. ? special which went behind the scenes of This Is Your
Life to find out how the show was planned, and looked back with Eamonn to some of the most memorable moments of the past 30 years (R)


Subject: Eamonn Andrews
Director: Agnieszke Piotrowska
Producer: Charles Miller

: The Clothes Show

HGV driver Selina Scott and Jeff Banks head north of the border to sort out the style of the men of Stirling.
Caryn Franklin meets a famous figure of the 60s who's just opened in Carnaby Street, and there are baubles, bangles and beads - the best of accessories.
Producer ROGER CASSTLES BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with:

Fireman Sam: Barn Fire
On a very hot day, Sarah and James are picking potatoes for Bella. Sam wonders if he can help, but first he has to deal with a barn fire at Pandy Lane Farm.


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andy Crane

: Henry's Cat

The Funny Feeling by BOB GODFREY and STAN HAYWARD
Henry's Cat imagines that he is a famous doctor who finds the cure for 'clownitis'.
Narrated and directed by Bob Godfrey
Animation KEVIN BALDWIN Production MIKE HAYES (R)


Unknown: Bob Godfrey
Unknown: Stan Hayward
Directed By: Bob Godfrey
Directed By: Animation Kevin Baldwin
Unknown: Mike Hayes

: Simon and the Witch

A 13-part serial by VALERIE GEORGESON from a story by MARGARET STUART BARRY
4: The Witch goes looking for George, and Lady Fox-
Custard gets at least one unpleasant surprise.
(For cast see page 52. Part 5 next Monday)


Unknown: Valerie Georgeson
Story By: Margaret Stuart Barry

: Record Breakers

Hosted by Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker
Quick march! With the Queen's Colour Squadron of the Royal Air Force in a marathon display of squad drill for a new world record. And there's an exciting attempt in the Record
Breakers studio on the fastest wheel change in motor-racing history by the Brabham BMW Formula One Grand Prix team, with commentary from Murray Walker.
0 BACK PAGES: page 110


Unknown: Roy Castle
Unknown: Cheryl Baker
Unknown: Murray Walker.
Unknown: Debbie Searle
Director: Kathryn Wolfe
Producer: Eric Rowan

: Newsround

: Grange Hill

A series of 24 programmes Episode 17 by CHRIS ELLIS Ant tries to apologise for Ziggy's injury. This week's cast: and Harriet as Sorrell Devised by PHIL REDMOND Producer RONALD SMEDLEY Director ALBERT BARBER (R)


Unknown: Chris Ellis
Producer: Ronald Smedley
Director: Albert Barber
Mrs McClusky: Gwyneth Powell
Mr Griffiths: George A Cooper
Mr Bronson: Michael Sheard
Miss Booth: Karen Ford
Mr MacKenzie: Nicholas Donnelly
Mrs Reagan: Lucinda Curtis
Miss Partridge: Karen Lewis
Mr Scott: Aran Bell
Mr Stimson: Michael Eaves
Zammo: Lee MacDonald
Jackie Wright: Melissa Wilks
Fay Lucas: Alison Bettles
Julie Marchant: Lisa York
Roland: Erkan Mustafa
Cheryl Webb: Amma Asante
Ant Jones: Ricky Simmonds
Fred: Simon Vaughan
Steven Banks: Tim Polley
Laura: Fiona Lee-Fraser
Danny: Jonathan Lambeth
Ziggy: George Christopher
Robbie Wright: John Alford
Gonch: John McMahon
Hollo: Bradley Sheppard
Trevor: John Drummond
Vince Savage: Steve West
Ronnie Birtles: Tina Mahon
Calley: Simone Hyams
Jane Bishop: Joann Kenny
Georgina: Samantha Lewis
Helen Kelly: Ruth Carraway
Dick: Cassius Colman
Girl: Jenny Hasler
St Joseph's skipper: Jimmy Demetriou
Referee: Paul Holmes

: Masterteam 87

Presented by Angela Rippon The Galloway Grannies jet in tonight to add some glamour to the proceedings.


Presented By: Angela Rippon

: Six O'clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Divided We Stand

by MYRA TAYLOR starring Anna Keaveney and Shaun Curry featuring Maggie McCarthy Peter Childs. Vivienne Martin
Unable to take Bert's inconsiderate behaviour, Maisie has built a wall down the middle of the marital living-room and organised a rota for using the other household amenities.
However, as it is Bert's birthday, he reckons she is bound to soften her attitude. Providing, of course, she remembers it!
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
Postman: Michael Shaw
Bert: Shaun Curry
Maisie: Anna Keaveney
Rita: Maggie McCarthy
Drab woman: Pauline Jefferson
0)d woman: Joyce Grundy
Customer: Dinah Handley
Bert's mother: Frances Cox
Jack: Peter Childs
Edna: Vivienne Martin
Scottish revellers: Gary Raynsford
Scottish revellers: Derek van Weenen
Dolly: Carolyn Lyster

: EastEnders

by Jane Hollowood.
"No need any more, Angie. I fired her on the spot."
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Jane Hollowood
Title Music: Simon May
Title Music: Leslie Osborne
Series Designer: Keith Harris
Series Script Editor: Tony Holland
Series Producer: Julia Smith
Director: Steve Goldie
Den: Leslie Grantham
Angie: Anita Dobson
Pat: Pam St. Clement
Pete: Peter Dean
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
lan: Adam Woodyatt
James WilImott-Brown: William Boyde
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Dot: June Brown
Charlie: Christopher Hancock
Nick: John Altman
Sue: Sandy Ratcliff
All: Nejdet Salih
Mehmet: Haluk Bilginer
Carmel: Judith Jacob
Darren: Gary McDonald
Lou: Anna Wing
Michelle: Susan Tully
Lofty: Tom Watt
Mary: Linda Davidson
Rod: Christopher McHallem
Colin: Michael Cashman
Barry: Gary Hailes
Donna: Matilda Ziegler
Graham: Gary Webster
Brad: Jonathan Stratt
Mr Smith: Allan O'Keefe
Gerry: Jason Watkins
Dr Singh: Amerjit Deu
Policeman: David Bauckham
New Zealand girl: Barbara Jane Cole

: Last of the Summer Wine

by Roy Clarke
starring Michael AIdridge, Bill Owen, Peter Sallis and Thora Hird
with Jane Freeman, Joe Gladwin. Kathy Staff
in When You Take a Good Bite Yorkshire Tastes Terrible.

Not wanting to let the passing-away of an old school chum go without some ceremony, Clegg takes Compo and Seymour on a sentimental journey. Then certain uncanny things happen which suggest that someone is with them ...
Produced and directed by Alan J.W. Bell (R)
*Ceefax Subtitles


Writer: Roy Clarke
Director: Alan J.W. Bell
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Compo: Bill Owen
Seymour: Michael Aldridge
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Crusher: Jonathan Linsley
Nora Batty: Kathy Staff
Wally Batty: Joe Gladwin
Edie: Thora Hird
Wesley: Gordon Wharmby

: The Lenny Henry Show: Out on Bails

starring Lenny Henry as Delbert Wilkins
Written by Stan Hey and Andrew Nickolds
Delbert and PC Monkhouse plan a cricket match to improve Brixton's community-police relations, but Sgt Lillie wants to put a riot shield in their wheel.


Written by: Stan Hey
Written by: Andrew Nickolds
Music: Joe Dworniak
Make-up Designer: Jan Sewell
Costume Designer: Sharon Lewis
Sound: Michael McCarthy
Designer: Paul Munting
Produced and directed by: Geoff Posner
Delbert Wilkins: Lenny Henry
Claudette: Nimmy March
Sgt Lillie: Malcolm Rennie
Alex: Michael Mears
Julie: Gina McKee
Winston: Vas Blackwood
Rose: Ellen Thomas
PC Monkhouse: Pip Torrens
Jake: Louis Mahoney
Aussie DJ: Richard Aspel
Wazim: Naim Khan
with: Bob Appleby
with: Trevor Marshall
Special Guest: Clive Lloyd

: Nine O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis and Debbie Thrower
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: International Snooker

The Tennents United Kingdom Championship
The opening frames of the evening session. Two matches will decide the last quarter-final places.
Introduced by DAVID VINE from the Guild Hall, Preston Producer KEITH PHILIPS
Executive producer IAN EDWARDS


Introduced By: David Vtne
Producer: Ian Edwards

: Cry Freedom: The inside Story

A chance to go behind the scenes of Sir Richard Attenborough's latest film
Cry Freedom. premiering this week in London. It tells the story of exiled South African newspaper editor Donald Woods and his friendship with Steve Biko, the black-consciousness leader, who died in police custody. Shot on location in Africa,this documentary illustrates all the contrasts of film-making with the help of interviews with Sir Richard and actors Kevin Kline, Denzel Washington and Penelope Wilton.
Produced and directed by Jo Wright
A MARBLE ARCH production


Unknown: Sir Richard Attenborough
Editor: Donald Woods
Unknown: Penelope Wilton
Directed By: Jo Wright

: International Snooker

The Tennents United Kingdom Championship
Though it will be small comfort to them, tonight's losers will take home £5,250 anyway. But the fifth-round winners will fill the last places in the quarter-final draw and continue their bid for the title itself. CLIFF THORBURN and DOUG MOUNTJOY might just be in that position. DAVID VINE introduces coverage from the Guild Hall, Preston.


Unknown: Doug Mountjoy

: Weather

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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