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: Ceefax AM

start your day with news, sport, weather and travel available to all viewers.

: Edgar Kennedy

in Mad About Moonshine An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with John Stapleton Jeremy Paxman and Sally Jones


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Sally Jones

: Laverne and Shirley



Shirley Feeney: Cindy Williams
Laverne De Fazio: Penny Marshall

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Eamonn Holmes invites you to phone him on [number removed]with your views on the weekend's television. Natalie Anglesey and Mike Shaft are the reporters. (Answers to your comments 11.00am)


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Mike Shaft

: Kilroy

with Robert Kilroy-Silk
For studio audience details, ring [number removed]from 9.00am to 6.00pm.


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News

Weather followed by The Flintstones
A HANNA-BARBERA production (R)

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane with programme news and birthday greetings followed by Play School
As the rhymes unfold Something is built
With silver and gold
Presenter Elizabeth Watts Guest Stuart Bradley Story: Miss Brick the Builder's Baby by ALLAN AHLBERG and COLIN MCNAUGHTON Musical director IAN SMITH Director MARTIN FISHER
Editor CYNTHIA FELGATE (R) and The Wombles
Told by Bernard Cribbins (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Presenter: Elizabeth Watts
Presenter: Guest Stuart Bradley
Unknown: Allan Ahlberg
Unknown: Colin McNaughton
Director: Ian Smith
Director: Martin Fisher
Editor: Cynthia Felgate
Told By: Bernard Cribbins

: Five to Eleven

with Catherine Griller


Unknown: Catherine Griller

: News

Weather followed by Open Air with Pattie Coldwell and Eamonn Holmes


Unknown: Pattie Coldwell
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live with Pamela Armstrong and Judi Spiers
Live music, celebrities and conversation. Today the latest pop chart news with Simon Potter.


Unknown: Pamela Armstrong
Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Simon Potter.

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather John Kettley

: Neighbours

Will Clive turn his back on an injured man? Will Helen and Charlene make Jane the belle of the ball? This week's cast:


Written By: Ysabelle Dean
Written By: Christine Schofield
Written By: Ginny Lowndes.
Written By: Reg Watson
Directed By: Max Varnel
Directed By: Andrew Friedman
Shane Ramsay: Peter O'Brien
Tom Ramsay: Gary Files
Madge: Anne Charleston
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Scott: Jason Donovan
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Des Clarke: Paul Keane
Daphne Clarke: Elaine Smith
Clive Gibbons: Geoff Paine
Lucy Robinson: Kylie Flinker
Mike Young: Guy Pearce
Charlene: Kylie Minogue
Mrs Mangel: Vivean Gray
Graham Gibbons: Peter Harvey-Wright
Kate: Jenny Seedsman
Vicki: Charmaine Gorman
Alex Carter: Kevin Summers
Jane Harris: Annie Jones
Susan Cole: Gloria Ajenstat
Sue Parker: Kate Gorman
Patty Collins: Lisa Green
Dr Leeman: Angela Disher

: Going for Gold

Hosted by Henry Kelly
This week contestants fly in to London from Belgium,
Holland, England, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, Scotland and Norway, all trying for a place in the semi-finals in March.


Unknown: Henry Kelly

: Ironside: Barbara Who

Written by Sy Salkowitz.
starring Raymond Burr as Robert T. Ironside with Don Galloway as Det Sgt Ed Brown, Barbara Anderson as Officer Eve Whitfield, Don Mitchell as Mark Sanger.
Guest star Vera Miles as Barbara.


Writer: Sy Salkowitz
Director: James Sheldon
Robert T. Ironside: Raymond Burr
Det Sgt Ed Brown: Don Galloway
Officer Eve Whitfield: Barbara Anderson
Mark Sanger: Don Mitchell
Barbara: Vera Miles

: Hudson and Halls

Peter and David are joined by an old friend who shares their love for cooking ... and canines. Special guest Vince Hill
A BBCtv production in association with FRIDAY PRODUCTIONS LTD Produced and directed by ALAN WALSH
BBC North West


Directed By: Alan Walsh

: Watchdog

The campaigning consumer programme that's on your side. Husband and wife team John Stapleton and Lynn Faulds Wood will be chasing the stories you send them - anything from hazards in the home to horrors in the high street. Plus an exclusive investigation from the Watchdog reporting team.
If there's anything you'd like the programme to look into, write to Watchdog, BBCtv,
London W12 8QT, or ring the hotline on [number removed]Deputy editor STEVE PHELPS Editor NICK HAYES


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Lynn Faulds Wood
Editor: Nick Hayes

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Bananaman
Destination Danger (R)

: The Antics Roadshow

Digging the Dinosaurs
From the Festival Park,
Liverpool with children from ST ANNE 'S INFANTS SCHOOL, Overbury Street , Liverpool Written by PAUL GODDARD and PETER CHARLTON
Postcards to: The Antics Roadshow, BBCtv, London W3 6XJ


Unknown: St Anne
Unknown: Overbury Street
Written By: Paul Goddard
Written By: Peter Charlton
Producer: Peter Charlton
Albert Antics: Paul Goddard
the AA: Mark Reader
the AA: Stephen Lloyd

: Laurel and Hardy

in They Take the Cake (R)

: Saddlebottom

by DICK KING-SMITH Told for Jackanory by Jonathon Morris
The Duchess Dorothea considers herself a cut above the ordinary pig. She and the other aristocratic members of her family are kept for breeding and exhibiting at shows. But then she gives birth to Saddlebottom.


Unknown: Dick King-Smith
Unknown: Jonathon Morris

: Droids

The Adventures of R2-D2 and C-3PO
The Trigon One
The last of four episodes. A Race to the Finish
On Boonta for the speeder race, Thall, Jord, Kea and the Droids are still being followed by the Fromm Gang.

: Newsround

with Helen Rollason and Roger Finn
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 and Yvette Fielding


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

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell with the latest pictures, stories and events of the day from Britain and around the world.


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: London Plus

Lucy Meacock Richard Bath John Buckley bring you tonight's news and views from London and the south east.
Plus sport from Michael Wale Editor FIONA CHESTERTON


Unknown: John Buckley
Unknown: Michael Wale
Editor: Fiona Chesterton

: Wogan

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

: Watchdog

: Perfect Strangers

Cultures clash with hilarious results in this American comedy series. Starring
Up On the Roof
... in the Windy City is definitely not the place to be, even if Balki guarantees Larry a picture so sensational that he's bound to win an important photographic competition ...
Written by DALE MCRAVEN Directed by JOEL ZWICK


Written By: Dale McRaven
Directed By: Joel Zwick
Balki: Bronson Pinchot
Larry: Mark Linn-Baker
Twinkacetti: Ernie Sabella
Mary Ann: Rebeca Arthur
Jennifer: Melanie Wilson

: Whatever Next....

starring Noel Edmonds
Pit your wits against Noel's contestants.


Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: Terry Brett
Designer: John Stout
Unknown: Michael Hurll

: 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

: Panorama

NHS - A Terminal Case?
Forty years after its birth, the National Health Service is in the grip of continued crisis. Can it be resourced by more money and better management, or is its disease so serious that the only remedy is dismemberment and a vastly boosted private sector?
At St Bartholomew's
Hospital in London and in the health district of Gloucestershire reporter David Lomax talks to managers, health economists, doctors and patients, and at Westminster asks what Government and Opposition would prescribe as NHS medicine.


Talks: David Lomax
Producer: Jenny Clayton
Editor: Tim Gardam

: Talking Pictures

Written and presented by Barry Norman
The Dream Factory
Hollywood in the 30s manufactured dreams on a conveyor belt, each studio turning out up to 50 films a year to a Depression-torn
America. They manufactured the stars too: MGM could boast 'more stars than there are in heaven'.
But the stars, all-powerful on screen, were in reality in thrall to the studios and the studio bosses: not for nothing was Beverly Hills known as 'the most beautiful slave quarters in the world....' Olivia de Havilland
Joan Fontaine , John Huston Don Ameche , Virginia Mayo Sylvia Sydney , Joseph L. Mankiewicz and Garson Kanin are among those who discuss the 'golden age' of Hollywood that culminated in Gone With the Wind.
Unit manager JANINA KOLODZIEJ Videotape editor JAMES TIMOTHY Film editor DENISE PERRIN
Series producer JUDY LINDSAY Producer DAVID JEFFCOCK


Presented By: Barry Norman
Unknown: Olivia de Havilland
Unknown: Joan Fontaine
Unknown: John Huston
Unknown: Don Ameche
Unknown: Virginia Mayo
Unknown: Sylvia Sydney
Unknown: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Unknown: Garson Kanin
Unknown: Janina Kolodziej
Editor: James Timothy
Editor: Denise Perrin
Producer: Judy Lindsay
Producer: David Jeffcock

: The Rockford Files

starring James Gamer in Just a Coupla Guys
Joe Lombard's got religion - he's also got problems. Renee has called Jim to New Jersey to help find out who's behind the vendetta against her father, but Jim has problems of his own, not the least of which are Eugene and Mickey - 'just a coupla guys .
Written by DAVID CHASE
Directed by IVAN DIXON (R)


Unknown: James Gamer
Written By: David Chase
Directed By: Ivan Dixon
Jim Rockford: James Garner
Eugene: Grey Antonacci
Mickey Long: Gene Davis
Joe Lombard: Gilbert Green
Renée: Lisa Donaldson
Beppy: Simon Oakland
Tony: Anthony Ponzini

: 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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