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: Ceefax AM

: Edgar Kennedy

in Wall Street Blues Directed by HAL YATES
An RKO film


Directed By: Hal Yates

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman and John Stapleton


Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: John Stapleton

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Eamonn Holmes invites you to challenge the programme makers or interview your favourite television personalities.
Ring [number removed]
(Answers to your comments 11.00am)


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: Kilroy

Every day the issues you are talking about are discussed by Robert Kilroy-Silk and an informed studio audience


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News

Weather followed by The Flintstones
Yabba-dabba-doo! Roll on down to Bedrock to meet that most modern of Stone Age families.
King for a Night
Expect some royal ravings when Fred's uncanny likeness to the visiting ruler of Stonesylvania causes some kingly confusion!
A HANNA-BARBERA production (R)

: Play School

Andy Crane with programme news and birthday greetings followed by 'Where did you get that hat?' Presenters Chloe Ashcroft , Robert Kitson Story: The Hat by TOMI UNGERER (R) and The Wombles by ELISABETH BERESFORD
Told by Bernard Cribbins (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Presenters: Chloe Ashcroft
Presenters: Robert Kitson
Unknown: Tomi Ungerer
Unknown: Elisabeth Beresford
Told By: Bernard Cribbins

: Five to Eleven

with Joanna Lumley


Unknown: Joanna Lumley

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Phone Bob Wellings and Susan Rae on [number removed]to take part in today's discussion.


Unknown: Bob Wellings
Unknown: Susan Rae

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live with Pamela Armstrong

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather Bernard Davey

: Neighbours

Lucy is witness to a break-in and the burglar is no stranger.
(For cast see page 32. Shown again at

: The Thorn Birds

COLLEEN MCCULLOUGH 'S bestselling novel adapted for television in five parts.
4: Unable to live with a man she loathes and resigned to letting go of the man she loves, Meggie accepts a gift from the Muellers of a holiday on Matlock Island in the Great Barrier Reef. In this idyllic setting she tries to piece together her life when, quite unexpectedly,
Ralph arrives, admitting the struggle of reconciling his Passion and piety.
(R) (For cast see page 2 7. Final part tomorrow at 1.50pm)


Unknown: Colleen McCullough

: Paddles Up

The ladies' heat of the international white water canoeing competition from Llangollen, North Wales, features World Champion Liz SHARMAN , competing against Paddlers from France and Germany. The two fastest go forward to tomorrow's final when they compete on an equal basis against the men. Commentators Chris Rea and John Gosling Producer JOHN G SMITH
A WHITE RABBIT production for BBCtv


Unknown: Liz Sharman
Commentators: Chris Rea
Commentators: John Gosling
Producer: John G Smith

: Jimbo and the Jet Set

Andy Crane - starting with The Chief Gets a Rocket. Written and created by PETER MADDOCKS
Voices Peter Hawkins and Susan Sheridan
Directed by KEITH LEARNER (R) and The ChuckleHounds starring
The Chuckle Brothers in Birthday Bother
When the ChuckleHounds play party games, things tend to get out of hand! Written by JOHN SAYLE Music DAVE COOKE
Designer MARCUS NORTH Producer MARTIN HUGHES BBC North West (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Unknown: Peter Maddocks
Unknown: Peter Hawkins
Unknown: Susan Sheridan
Directed By: Keith Learner
Written By: John Sayle
Music: Dave Cooke
Designer: Marcus North
Producer: Martin Hughes

: SuperTed

SuperTed in the Arctic
SuperTed and Spotty have a chilling experience. (R)

: George's Marvellous Medicine

Told by Rik Mayall for Jackanory
Today: The Pig, the Bullocks, the Sheep, the Pony, and the Nanny-goat (R)


Unknown: Roald Dahl
Told By: Rik Mayall

: Around the World with Willy Fog

A Present for Parsi
As they continue their journey by train, Princess Romy recounts her story to Willy Fog.

: Newsround

with Helen Rollason and Roger Finn
What's happening today in the world? Newsround brings you the big stories of the day and explains the facts behind them.


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

: Blue Peter

with Mark Curry, Caron Keating, Yvette Fielding


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

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell Weather JOHN KETTLEY


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Weather John Kettley

: Regional news magazines

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

: Top of the Pops

Introduced by Simon Bates and Mike Read.


Presenter: Simon Bates
Presenter: Mike Read
Lighting: Eric Wallis
Sound: Martin Deane
Designer: Barry Read
Executive Producer: Michael Hurll
Producer/Director: Paul Ciani

: EastEnders

by Liane Aukin.
"Just one more night, Den."
(For cast see page 33)
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Liane Aukin
Title music: Simon May
Title music: Leslie Osborne
Series designer: Keith Harris
Script editor: Jane Harris
Series producer: Julia Smith
Director: William Slater

: Tomorrow's World

with Judith Hann. Peter Macann , Maggie Philbin. Howard Stableford
This week, Judith reports on a water pollution crisis in Shanghai - and its controversial solution. Producers
Mudio director TOM WRAGG Editor RICHARD REISZ


Unknown: Judith Hann.
Unknown: Peter MacAnn
Unknown: Maggie Philbin.
Unknown: Dana Purvis
Unknown: Viv King.
Unknown: Jack Weber
Director: Tom Wragg
Editor: Richard Reisz

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson
Mastermind is back with the first of this year's 64 contenders, who tonight set out to see who can become 'Mastermind 1988'.
The season opens at the University of Exeter when the first four of the contenders from the west and south of England meet in the Great Hall to decide who wins the first place in the semi-finals.
Julian Loring (school bursar) The life and career of Admiral of the Fleet, the Earl of St Vincent
Mildred Pugsley
(retired nurse teacher)
The British Thoroughbred Mike Rice .
(freelance journalist)
The history of the Duchy of Burgundy 1363-1477
Chris Hudson (clergyman) The life and times of Dunstan 909-988
Assistant producer MARY CRAIG Director DAVID MITCHELL Producer PETER MASSEY BBC Elstree


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Julian Loring
Unknown: St Vincent
Unknown: Mildred Pugsley
Unknown: Mike Rice
Unknown: Chris Hudson
Unknown: Geoff Higgs
Producer: Mary Craig
Director: David Mitchell
Producer: Peter Massey

: Nine O'clock News

with Michael Buerk and Debbie Thrower
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin

by DAVID NOBBS starring
Leonard Rossiter Pauline Yates with John Barron
Reggie plans the most ambitious venture of his life. He hunts for the staff who will help him in his great project. It will be a staff such as no man has had before.


Unknown: David Nobbs
Unknown: Leonard Rossiter
Unknown: Pauline Yates
Unknown: John Barron
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Designer: Gloria Clayton
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Reginald Perrin: Leonard Rossiter
Elizabeth Perrin: Pauline Yates
C J: John Barron
Doc Morrissey: John Horsley
Tony Webster: Trevor Adams
David Harris-Jones: Bruce Bould
Prue Harris-Jones: Theresa Watson
Tom: Leslie Schofield
Joan Greengross: Sue Nicholls
Linda: Sally Jane Spencer
Big man in bank: Brian Coburn
Little man in bank: George Tovey
Bank clerk: David Hanson
Barman: Leslie Rhodes
Indian in park: Ali Baba

: Question Time

With Sir Robin Day this evening at the Greenwood Theatre in London are: David Blunkett , MP Brenda Maddox
Rt Hon Malcolm Rifkind , MP Ian Wrigglesworth


Unknown: David Blunkett
Unknown: Brenda Maddox
Unknown: Malcolm Rifkind
Unknown: Ian Wrigglesworth
Producer: Anna Carragher
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: The Untouchables

starring with The Artichoke King New York, 1931. The
Racketeers are moving into any business that will turn a profit and the produce market is bigger than most. Terranova - the 'Artichoke King' - ensures that his product is sold by any means of coercion and it is to Ness and his agents that innocent shopkeepers look ...
Written by HARRY ESSEX Directed by ROGER KAY


Written By: Harry Essex
Directed By: Roger Kay
Eliot Ness: Robert Stack
Terranova: Jack Weston
Agent Flaherty: Jerry Paris
Agent Youngfellow: Abel Fernadez
Agent Rossi: Nick Georgiade

: 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.

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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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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