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: Ceefax AM

: Leon Errol

in Wholesailing Along
When the Greens need a new bath, Leon is too mean to pay a plumber so he decides to install it himself - with predictable results.
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

It's Australia Day, and Jeremy Paxman reports live from Sydney.
The Prince and Princess of Wales are among thousands of spectators witnessing the centrepiece of the bicentenary celebrations.
Two hundred years after the first British convict ships landed at Botany Bay
Breakfast Time shows the arrival of tall ships into
Sydney Harbour, and talks to leading Australians about their country's past and future.
And, in London,
John Stapleton and Sally Jones bring you all the latest national and international news on the hour and half hour.
Reports from Bill Neely
Peter Marshall , Mike Stewart Mark Easton. Gail Foley Margaret Gilmore
James Cox and Mark Dyson Local news and travel updates at 7.15, 7.45 and 8.15 The weather forecast from Francis Wilson at 7.25, 7.55 and 8.25


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Sally Jones
Unknown: Bill Neely
Unknown: Peter Marshall
Unknown: Mike Stewart
Unknown: Mark Easton.
Unknown: Gail Foley
Unknown: Margaret Gilmore
Unknown: James Cox
Unknown: Mark Dyson
Unknown: Francis Wilson

: News

Weather followed by 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

: Kilroy

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


Presenter: Robert Kilroy-Silk
Director: Linda Nash
Director: Ann Morley
Producer: Di Burgess
Producer: Sue Nix
Producer: Harvey Woolfe
Deputy Editor: John Getgood
Editor: David Wickham

: News

Weather followed by Going for Gold

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane with programme news and birthday greetings.
followed by
Play School
Story: And Miss Carter Wore Pink by Helen Bradley
The Wombles
by Elisabeth Beresford.
Told by Bernard Cribbins. (R)


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andy Crane
Presenter (Play School): Fred Harris
Presenter (Play School): Chloe Ashcroft
Author (Play School Story: And Miss Carter Wore Pink): Helen Bradley
Writer (The Wombles): Elisabeth Beresford
Narrator (The Wombles): Bernard Cribbins

: Five to Eleven

with Edmund Pegge


Unknown: Edmund Pegge

: 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: Pattie Coldwell
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live with Pamela Armstrong Alan Titchmarsh and Ross Davidson
Alison Rice hears more of your holiday adventures in Daytime Tripper. Plus red noses to the ready with a preview of Comic Relief.


Unknown: Pamela Armstrong
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Ross Davidson
Unknown: Alison Rice

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather Bill Giles

: Neighbours

Shane is attacked by a dangerous woman. Vicki recognises the man who threatened her.

: Going for Gold

Hosted by Henry Kelly


Unknown: Henry Kelly

: Knots Landing

Val discovers she is pregnant, but her joy is short-lived when she realises who the father is.


Written By: Richard Gollanze
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

: Valerie

with The Wrong Stuff
The Hogans are visited by Col Skip Franklin, the man who taught Michael to fly and saved his life. The boys are impressed by the Colonel's 'colourful' language and stories but Valerie isn't, especially when Willie adopts his bad manners and bad language. Teleplay by CHIP KEYES AND DOUG KEYES Story by ERIC COHEN
Directed by PETER BALDWIN (R)


Play By: Chip Keyes
Unknown: Doug Keyes
Story By: Eric Cohen
Directed By: Peter Baldwin
Valerie: Valerie Harper
David: Jason Bateman
Willie: Danny Ponce
Mark: Jeremy Licht
Michael Hogan: Josh Taylor
Col Skip Franklin: Gerald Gordon

: The Clothes Show

Selina Scott and Jeff Banks report from Hong Kong. While the garment manufacturers are busy working for top international names, the local designers are showing their collections in Hong Kong Fashion Week. British Home Stores are opening their first shop in the colony, Gieves and Hawkes their second. How do the men from Savile Row measure up to Sam the Tailor? BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Jeff Banks

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Henry's Cat by BOB GODFREY and STAN HAYWARD The Diet (R)


Unknown: Bob Godfrey
Unknown: Stan Hayward

: Philomena

with Johnny Ball
A See-Saw programme (R)


Presenter: Johnny Ball

: Laurel and Hardy

Handy Dandy Diary (R)

: Gaffer Samson's Luck

by JILL PATON WALSH Told for Jackanory by Christopher Guard Part 2 (R)


Unknown: Jill Paton Walsh

: Yogi Bear

Loco Locomotive (R)

: The Really Wild Show

with Terry Nutkins Nick Davies and Chris Packham
The smallest mammal baby? Terry takes a look inside a Wallaby's pouch and finds a suckling baby hardly bigger than your fingernail.
Britain's rarest bird? Chris films the last and only pair of breeding red-backed shrikes. And Nick? Well, see what happens if you kiss a wide-mouthed frog. Producers


Unknown: Terry Nutkins
Unknown: Nick Davies
Unknown: Chris Packham
Unknown: Alastair Fothergill.

: Newsround

: Grange Hill

A series of 20 programmes
Episode 7 by SARAH DANIELS Mauler thinks he's got his own back on Tegs but he makes a terrible mistake. Mr Bronson 's on the warpath; and what has Helen been up to in town that she won't tell anyone about? Devised by PHIL REDMOND Designer GABY BRACHACKA
Costume designer JACKY LEVY
Make-up designer LISA WESTCOTT Produced by RONALD SMEDLEY Directed by JOHN SMITH (For cast see page 72)


Unknown: Sarah Daniels
Unknown: Mr Bronson
Designer: Gaby Brachacka
Designer: Jacky Levy
Produced By: Ronald Smedley
Directed By: John Smith

: Neighbours

: Six O'clock News

with Sue Lawley and Philip Hayton

: Holiday 88

Introduced by Frank Bough Cute cuddly chimps or drugged deprived animals? Forget the image of the tea-party at the zoo, Holiday 88 reports on the beach photographers of Spain who ply a trade that's now illegal, but which continues with the unwitting help of British holidaymakers.
Clint Eastwood once travelled across California with an orang-outang. John Pitman makes the same journey on a camper holiday and searches for the superstar mayor.
And in Corfu Bill Buckley looks around a luxury villa - the holiday home of the winners of the third prize in the Radio Times Holiday Competition.


Introduced By: Frank Bough
Unknown: John Pitman
Unknown: Corfu Bill Buckley
Producer: Patricia Houlihan

: EastEnders

by Jane Hollowood.
"You already put your proposition to me once Frank, and the answer is still no."
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Jane Hollowood
Title Music: Simon May
Title Music: Leslie Osborne
Series Designer: Keith Harris
Script Editor: John Maynard
Series Producer: Julia Smith
Director: William Slater
Den: Leslie Grantham
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Lofty: Tom Watt
Michelle: Susan Tully
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Pat: Pam St. Clement
Frank: Mike Reid
Donna: Matilda Ziegler
Lou: Anna Wing
Pete: Peter Dean
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Duncan: David Gillespie
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Dr Legg: Leonard Fenton
Ethel: Gretchen Franklin
Sue: Sandy Ratcliff
Mary: Linda Davidson
James Willmott-Brown: William Boyde
Darren: Gary McDonald
Ashraf: Aftab Sachak
Mrs Sibley: June Page

: A Question of Sport

David Coleman is joined by captains
Bill Beaumont and Emlyn Hughes and their teams of sporting celebrities. They each face questions on the famous facts and feats from the funniest to the greatest moments in sport. Producer MIKE ADLEY BBC North West


Unknown: David Coleman
Unknown: Bill Beaumont
Unknown: Emlyn Hughes
Producer: Mike Adley

: Wildlife on One

Punk Puffins and Hard Rock Narrated by David Attenborough
Off the coast of Alaska lies a tiny, volcanic island -
St Lazaria. Strange arches and pinnacles line its shore, and mysterious submarine caverns run deep into its heart.
Punk-plumed puffins parade on cliffs that are crowned by rain forest. At night the forest comes alive as clamorous hordes of storm-petrels return from far out to sea. Incredibly, half-a-million nest on this one minute island.
Photography by MARTYN COLBECK Film editor TOM POORE
Written and produced by PELHAM ALDRICH BLAKE
Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol
A choice of 'BBC Wildlife Special' videos is available from retailers


Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: Martyn Colbeck
Editor: Tom Poore
Produced By: Pelham Aldrich Blake
Producer: Dilys Breese

: Nine O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk and Debbie Thrower Regional News Weather


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: The Play on One: The Dark Room

by JULIAN GLOAG with 'Please don't slam your door - we have a delicate child', but when the baby cries, Deb ignores it. There is a secret which is destroying Deb's marriage to Greg. Only she can save it - only Deb can unlock The Dark Room. , and Music composed and arranged by DOMINIC MULDOWNEY
Executive producer BILL BRYDEN Producer NORMAN MCCANDLISH Director GUY SLATER BBC Scotland


Unknown: Julian Gloag
Arranged By: Dominic Muldowney
Designer: Iain McDonald
Producer: Bill Bryden
Producer: Norman McCandlish
Director: Guy Slater
Deb: Susan Wooldridge
Greg: Philip Jackson
Sandra: Julie Graham
Julia: Jacqueline Gilbride
Mrs Blackie: Edith Ruddick
Woman at pram: Irene Sunters
Reader in library: Belinda Adye
Miss Keats: Terry Cavers
Mrs Keats: Jean Bruce
Mother with baby: Maria McAuley
First student: William Blair
Second student: Keith Neill
Football supporters: Ian Briggs
Football supporters: Andrew Celli
Football supporters: Stewart Aitken
Football supporters: Paul Samson
Mrs McAlister: Grace Glover
Art student: Katy Hale
Toyshop assistant: Eliza Langland
Health visitor: Bridget McCann
Tour guide: Sheila Greer-Smtth
House agent: Gordon Kane

: Film 88

Barry Norman presents his review of the week's releases. Nadine - the year is 1954; the setting Austin, Texas. Jeff Bridges and Kim Basinger share a failed marriage but on the way to the divorce courts, they fall in love again. King Lear is the latest work from Jean-Luc Godard. The contract for the film was signed on a table napkin over a lunch at the Cannes Film Festival by Godard and Menahem Golan , the head of Cannon films.


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Kim Basinger
Unknown: Jean-Luc Godard.
Unknown: Menahem Golan
Director: Bruce Thompson
Producer: Jane Lush

: International Snooker

The Benson and Hedges Masters
Cliff (4) won the Masters in 1985 and 1986 and last year was hoping for three in a row until he was knocked out in the semi-finals. This evening he is up against Rex Williams (12) whose best professional performance was runner-up in the 1986 Grand Prix. DAVID ICKE introduces coverage of this best-of-nine-frames match from the Wembley Conference Centre. Commentators TED LOWE
JOHN VIRGO , EDDIE CHARLTON Television presentation


Introduces: David Icke
Commentators: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Jack Karnehm.
Unknown: John Spencer
Unknown: John Virgo
Unknown: Wendy Sheppard.
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: 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.

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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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