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: Ceefax AM

: Clark and McCulloch

in Kicking the Crown Around

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Sally Magnusson and Jeremy Paxman
National and international news and analysis on the hour and half hour.
The latest sports news from Bob Wilson
Regional news and travel information from around the country at 7.15, 7.45 and 8.15 The weather from
Francis Wilson at 7.25, 7.55, and 8.25


Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Francis Wilson

: Open Air

BBC Northern Ireland's Youth Department have captured the airwaves this morning. With the help of Susan Rae and Shauna Lowry they invite you to join them for a bumper Christmas edition live from Belfast. Ring [number removed] if you want to choose a cartoon or talk to special guests Phillip Schofield, Gordon Burns, Anna Home and the three Blue Peter presenters Caron Keating, Mark Curry and Yvette Fielding.
Taking your calls in Manchester will be Tina Mahon ('Ronnie') and John Macmahon ('Gonch') from Grange Hill.
BBC Northern Ireland/BBC North West


Presenter: Susan Rae
Presenter: Shauna Lowry
Guest: Phillip Schofield
Guest: Gordon Burns
Guest: Anna Home
Guest: Caron Keating
Guest: Mark Curry
Guest: Yvette Fielding
Guest: Tina Mahon
Guest: John MacMahon
Editor: Bill Hilary
Editor: Peter Weil

: Open Air

Your chance to interview Phillip Schofield and Anna Home , head of BBC Children's Television. Including at 10.00 News and weather


Unknown: Phillip Schofield
Unknown: Anna Home

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane with programme news and birthday greetings followed by Play School Presenters
Elizabeth Watts
Robert Kitson
Story: The Cobweb Christmas by SHIRLEY CLIMO illustrated by JOE LASKER


Unknown: Andy Crane
Unknown: Elizabeth Watts
Unknown: Robert Kitson
Unknown: Shirley Climo
Illustrated By: Joe Lasker

: Open Air

'Ronnie' and 'Gonch' in Manchester report on what you have been calling the studio about.

: Five to Eleven

Christmas readings with Laurence Olivier


Unknown: Laurence Olivier

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Live from Belfast, join
Gordon Burns as two teams battle it out playing Granada TV's Krypton Factor.


Unknown: Gordon Burns

: Why Don't You...?

The new Belfast gang, still in the process of transforming the den, put down the paint and brushes and host 25 minutes of things to make, eat, laugh at, and enjoy. Director JOHN NORTHOVER
Series producer KIRSTIE FISHER BBC Belfast

: Open Air

Shauna and Susan in Belfast link up with Caron, Mark and Yvette in London.

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live with Pamela Armstrong Alan Titchmarsh
Ross Davidson and Judy Spiers
Today Prue Leith dishes out seasonal advice in the kitchen. Plus more music in the search for A Song for Christmas.
Editor STEVE WEDDLE BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Pamela Armstrong
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Ross Davidson
Unknown: Judy Spiers
Editor: Steve Weddle

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Neighbours

Daphne makes a drastic decision on the eve of her wedding.
This week's cast


Written By: Ginny Lowndes.
Unknown: Lois Booton.
Directed By: Clive Fleury
Directed By: Steve Mann
Shane Ramsay: Peter O'Brien
Tom Ramsay: Gary Files
Madge: Anne Charleston
Danny: 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: Ally Fowler
Clive Gibbons: Geoff Paine
Eileen Clarke: Myra de Groot
Lucy Robinson: Kylje Funker
Mike Young: Guy Pearce
Nikki Dennison: Charlene Fenn
Charlene Mitchell: Kylie Minogue
Jean Richards: Margot Knight
Mrs Mangel: Vivean Gray
Graham Gibbons: Peter Harvey-Wright
Vicki Gibbons: Charmaine Gorman
Kate: Jenny Seedsman
Tony Chapman: Peter Bensley

: Going for Gold

Hosted by Henry Kelly
After ten weeks of heats, the first semi-final.
Ten heat winners, three from England, and one each from Scotland, Sweden, Austria, Denmark, Northern Ireland, Wales and Norway meet in London to test their general knowledge over the next four days, to find who will win a gold medal and a place in the grand final in March. Series executive DAVE ROSS Director STEVE CHILVER
Executive producer MICHAEL WHYTE A REG GRUNDY production


Unknown: Henry Kelly
Unknown: Dave Ross
Director: Steve Chilver
Producer: Michael Whyte
Unknown: Reg Grundy

: International Show Jumping

from the Grand Hall, Olympia
Highlights of the Fancy Dress and the Grand Prix which closed the show last night plus the best moments from five days at Olympia.
Introduced by DAVID VINE Commentators


Introduced By: David Vine
Unknown: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Unknown: Stephen Hadley
Producers: Johnnie Watherston
Producers: Wendy Sheppard

: The Pink Panther Show

Presenting the optimistic, indestructible panther who is permanently in-the-pink and the Inspector in a triple helping of comic fantasy. Today: Pink Panther Le Feets Defeat
Pink on the Cob (R)

: The Olden Days' Coat

A souvenir from the past changes Christmas for an unhappy young girl.

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Laurel and Hardy try some magic in the little house in the forest in Witch Switch (R)

: Wizbit

by BARRY MURRAY starring Paul Daniels Punchinello
The most magical Punch and Judy Show you'll ever see. Oh yes you will.
Directed by PHIL BISHOP (R)


Unknown: Barry Murray
Unknown: Paul Daniels
Unknown: Judy Show
Directed By: Phil Bishop

: Ratman: One of Our Announcers is Missing

starring Roland Rat Superstar and BBC3 announcer Phillip Schofield with Roy Sampson as Stick Insectman
BBC3 announcer Glenis the guinea pig is missing. Is she still putting on her make-up - has she been poached by another television station - or is this another case for
Written by COLIN BOSTOCK-SMITH and DAVID CLARIDGE Executive producer


Announcer: Phillip Schofield
Unknown: Roy Sampson
Written By: Colin Bostock-Smith
Unknown: Christopher Pilkington
Producer: Oliver MacFarlane
Director: Peter Leslie

: Ewoks: Blue Harvest

The Ewoks harvest is in danger when the Duloks steal a hate potion.

: Simon and the Witch

A 13-part serial by VALERIE GEORGESON from a story by MARGARET STUART BARRY
11: How can the Witch pass Mr Bodley 's general knowledge test when she doesn't know anything? (Part 12 tomorrow at 4.20pm)


Unknown: Valerie Georgeson
Story By: Margaret Stuart Barry
Unknown: Mr Bodley

: Newsround

with Helen Rollason and John Craven


Unknown: Helen Rollason
Unknown: John Craven

: Blue Peter

with Mark Curry Caron Keating and Yvette Fielding
Panda Christmas! In 1938, Floyd Tangier Smith gave the people of Britain an unusual Christmas present - five pandas! Mark tells their extraordinary story. And don't miss a last-minute decoration to make for 25 December.


Presenter: Mark Curry
Presenter: Caron Keating
Presenter: Yvette Fielding

: Masterteam 87

Presented by Angela Rippon The Final
After nine weeks of competition there are just two teams left. Tonight one of them will win the accolades, the trophy and the title of Masterteam 87 Assistant producer JAN BINNIE-GORDON
Executive producer DAVE ROSS Director JOHN M. A. LANE Producer PETER FITTON


Presented By: Angela Rippon
Producer: Dave Ross
Director: John M. A. Lane
Producer: Peter Fitton

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Bill Giles

: London Plus

John Stapleton and Lucy Meacock bring you all tonight's news and views from London and the south east, featuring Pick of the Pantos.
Plus all the day's sport from Michael Wale


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Lucy Meacock
Unknown: Michael Wale
Editor: Fiona Chesterton

: Wogan

Join Terry and his guests for conversation and entertainment live from the Television Theatre.


Unknown: Join Terry

: Toys for Christmas

The Variety Club of Great Britain with a host of stars from the world of entertainment celebrate
Christmas with a luncheon at the London Hilton hotel to collect toys for underprivileged children. Organised by The Variety Club of Great Britain Lighting JOHN WIGGINS Sound GRAHAM HAINES Television presentation STANLEY APPEL

: Dear John

by JOHN SULLIVAN starring Ralph Bates
Christmas - a time of cheer and goodwill to all men - especially divorced, single men who desperately want to be invited to traditional Christmas parties and lunches. Well, that's what John is hoping for.
Produced by RAY BUTT


Unknown: John Sullivan
Unknown: Ralph Bates
Designer: John Anderson
Director: Sue Bysh
Produced By: Ray Butt
John: Ralph Bates
Kirk: Peter Blake
Ralph: Peter Denyer
Louise: Rachel Bell
Kate: Belinda Lang
Sylvia: Lucinda Curtis
Wendy: Wendy Allnutt
Mrs Lemenski: Irène Prador
Mrs Morris: Sheila Manahan
Mike: Roger Blake
Barman: David Warwick
Skab: Stephen Tate
Chopper: Robin Driscoll
Dano: Stdtn Parri
Big Delly: Ron Tarr
Duane: Valentine Nonyela
Wayne: Symond Lawes
Toby: William Bates

: Nine O'clock News

Martyn Lewis and Debbie Thrower present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad Regional News Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Debbie Thrower

: The Woman in Red

Gene Wilder
Kelly Le Brock Joseph Bologna Gilda Radner
Teddy Pierce is on his way to work one morning when lightning strikes. A beautiful woman in a red dress gives him a tantalising glimpse of what might be. Totally infatuated, Teddy yearns to make her acquaintance but he has two problems - his wife Didi at home and Ms Milner at the office. Can lust conquer all? Gene Wilder stars in this high-speed comedy, featuring a soundtrack by STEVIE
WONDER, including the hit single I Just Called To Say I Love You.
Produced by VICTOR DRAI Written and directed by GENE WILDER
(First showing on British television)
0 FILMS: page 25


Unknown: Gene Wilder
Unknown: Kelly Le Brock
Unknown: Joseph Bologna
Unknown: Gilda Radner
Unknown: Teddy Pierce
Unknown: Ms Milner
Unknown: Gene Wilder
Produced By: Victor Drai
Directed By: Gene Wilder
Theodore Pierce: Gene Wilder
Buddy: Charles Grodin
Joe: Joseph Bologna
Didi: Judith Ivey
Michael: Michael Huddleston
Charlotte: Kelly Le Brock
Ms Milner: Gilda Radner
Richard: Kyle T Heffner
Shelly: Michael Zorek
Bartender: Billy Beck
Missy: Kyra Stempel
Becky: Robin Ignico

: A Perfect Spy

by JOHN LE CARRE dramatised by ARTHUR HOPCRAFT starring Peter Egan Alan Howard
Riidiger Weigang Jane Booker and Peggy Ashcroft
Last of seven episodes
'Mary, quite frankly, we cannot afford to lose him.
The last thing we want is to have him sitting in an English prison for the rest of his useful life, telling the authorities what he's been doing these 30 years and more. Nor do we particularly want him to write a book.'
Music composed by MICHAEL STOREY Producer COUN ROGERS Director PETER SMITH
('Two Loves', a celebration of Peggy Ashcroft 's 80th birthday is shown on Wednesday, BBC2. 8.10pm)


Unknown: John Le Carre
Dramatised By: Arthur Hopcraft
Unknown: Peter Egan
Unknown: Alan Howard
Unknown: Riidiger Weigang
Unknown: Jane Booker
Unknown: Peggy Ashcroft
Composed By: Michael Storey
Director: Peter Smith
Unknown: Peggy Ashcroft
Magnus Pym: Peter Egan
Miss Dubber: Peggy Ashcroft
Jack Brotherhood: Alan Howard
Mary Pym: Jane Booker
Axel: Rudiger Weigang
Fergus: Leonard Preston
Kate: Sarah Bullen
Georgie: Madeline Church
Caroline Lumsden: Frances White
Frankel: Christopher Rozycki
Bo Brammel: Paul Daneman
Nigel: Peter Sands
Police sergeant: David Glyder
Police superintendent: Ian Thompson

: 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.

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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.

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