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: CeefaxAM

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

: Leon Errol

in High and Dizzy
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with John Stapleton and Kirsty Wark
Plus BBC's Hospital Watch - the day-by-day happenings at three of Liverpool's busiest hospitals live at 7.20 and 7.50.


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Kirsty Wark

: Laverne and Shirley

starring Cindy Williams as Shirley Feeney Penny Marshall as Laverne De Fazio


Unknown: Cindy Williams
Unknown: Shirley Feeney
Unknown: Penny Marshall

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Eamonn Holmes invites you to phone him on [number removed]. Natalie Anglesey and Mike Shaft are the reporters.


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Mike Shaft

: Kilroy

with Robert Kilroy-Silk


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News

Weather followed by The Flintstones
Cave Scout Jamboree
A HANNA BARBERA production (R)

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane with programme news and birthday greetings

followed by:
Play School
Presenters Sheelagh Gilbey, Don Spencer, Wayne Jackman
Story: Quiet Please by Judy Whitfield

and The Wombles
Told by Bernard Cribbins (R)


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andy Crane
Presenter (Play School): Sheelagh Gilbey
Presenter (Play School): Don Spencer
Presenter (Play School): Wayne Jackman
Narrator (The Wombles): Bernard Cribbins

: Five to Eleven

with Gary Hope


Unknown: Gary Hope

: News

Weather followed by Open Air with Pattie Coldweil and Eamonn Holmes


Unknown: Pattie Coldweil
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live with Pamela Armstrong
Judi Spiers , Ross Davidson Live entertainment, music and conversation. Today join Simon Potter for the latest chart run-down in Pop with Potter. Plus journalist and broadcaster Brian Redhead takes you to his home county of Northumberland.


Unknown: Pamela Armstrong
Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Ross Davidson
Unknown: Simon Potter
Unknown: Brian Redhead

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather Bernard Davey

: Neighbours

Clive faces a crisis of confidence as Daphne hovers between life and death. Susan moves house. An unwelcome visitor arrives at the Ramsay house. This week's cast:
Written by JOHN UPTON


Written By: John Upton
Written By: Dave Worthington
Written By: Ray Harding
Unknown: Lois Booton.
Unknown: Christine McCourt
Directed By: Andrew Friedman
Directed By: Richard Sarell
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
Susan Cole: Gloria Ajenstat
Dr Leeman: Angela Disher
Dan Ramsay: Syd Conabere
Zoe Davis: Ally Fowler
Jane Harris: Annie Jones
Ruth: Stephanie Daniel

: Going for Gold

Hosted by Henry Kelly
This week contestants fly in to London from Norway,
West Germany, Austria, the Republic of Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England.
Series co-ordinator ANDREA CONWAY Director ANNIE LEWIS
Executive producer MICHAEL WHYTE A REG GRUNDY production in association with BBCtv


Unknown: Henry Kelly
Unknown: Andrea Conway
Director: Annie Lewis
Producer: Michael Whyte
Unknown: Reg Grundy

: Hospital Watch

It's open house this week for TV's outside broadcast cameras at Liverpool's Royal, Alder Hey and Broad Green Hospitals. Presented by Frank Bough , Maggie Philbin Debbie Thrower and Robbie Vincent
0 FEATURE: page 10


Presented By: Frank Bough
Presented By: Maggie Philbin
Presented By: Debbie Thrower
Presented By: Robbie Vincent

: Hudson and Halls

Your final helping of food and fun as Peter and David serve up the last show in the present series. a BBCtv production in association With FRIDAY PRODUCTIONS LTD Produced and directed by WAN WALSH
BBCNorth West


Directed By: Wan 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

: Calgary 88

A preview of the Winter
Olympics which begin on Saturday.

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Bananaman Jaws of Steel (R)

: The Antics Roadshow

Mark Reader and Clown Goes Cruising From the Merseyside
Maritime Museum, Liverpool with children from
Postcards to: The Antics Roadshow, BBCtv, London W3 6XJ


Written By: Paul Goddard
Written By: Peter Charlton
Producer: Peter Charlton
Albert Antics: Paul Goddard
the AA: Stephen Lloyd

: SuperTed

SuperTed and the Magic Word (1) (R)

: Tales from the Edge of the World

by Martin Riley
Told for Jackanory by Ann Morrish
Michael Grandage and Amanda Root
Enter the mythical world of boggarts, meet the Spider Queen and many more characters living on the world's edge!
Today: The Wild Man How does a bunch of mistletoe save a kingdom and bring the Wild Man back to life?


Unknown: Martin Riley
Unknown: Ann Morrish
Unknown: Michael Grandage

: Droids

The Adventures of R2-D2 and C-3PO Mon Julpa
An adventure in five episodes 1: The Lost Prince
Having lost their jobs in a run down cafe on the mining planet Tyne's Horky, R2 and C-3PO put themselves up for sale in a droid auction.

: Newsround

with John Craven
Helen Rollason , Roger Finn Newsround brings you the big stories of the day and explains the facts behind them.


Unknown: John Craven
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
Assistant Editor: Lewis Bronze
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: Hospital Watch

A live update on the afternoon's events from Liverpool.

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell Weather JOHN KETTLEY


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Weather John Kettley

: London Plus

Lucy Meacock Steve Clarke
Richard Bath bring you tonight's news and views from London and the South East.
Plus sport from Michael Wale Editor FIONA CHESTERTON


Unknown: Lucy Meacock
Unknown: Steve Clarke
Unknown: Richard Bath
Unknown: Michael Wale
Editor: Fiona Chesterton

: Wogan

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


Unknown: Join Terry

: The British Record Industry Awards 1988

Hosted by Noel Edmonds
Live from the Royal Albert
Hall, London, the top names of the British record industry are gathered together for the annual Record Awards presented and produced by the British Phonographic Industry. British and international recording stars will be in the audience both to present and receive these prestigious awards given by the industry to honour the most popular artists and bands of 1987. Special guest performances by The Who, The Bee Gees, T'Pau
Terence Trent D'Arby
Bananarama, Rick Astley
Chris Rea
Commentary by Mike Smith Event producers
ANDREW SHEEHAN , TIM BLACKMORE Produced and directed for television by MICHAEL HURLL
(In association with Pepsi Cola)
A simultaneous broadcast with Radio 1. Viewers with stereo Radio 1 may wish to turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen, but a few feet away. Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative.


Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: Royal Albert
Unknown: Terence Trent D'Arby
Unknown: Rick Astley
Unknown: Chris Rea
Commentary By: Mike Smith
Unknown: Andrew Sheehan
Unknown: Tim Blackmore

: Nine O'Clock News

Martyn Lewis and Philip Hayton present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Philip Hayton

: Panorama

The Two Billion Pound Rip-Off With few effective controls and checks the EEC's
Common Agricultural Policy has been described as 'the greatest incentive to crime in Western Europe'.
In Northern Ireland grain and cattle are smuggled over the border and in some cases the IRA takes a cut of the Profits.
In Germany, beef traders have earned millions by forging export documents. And in Sicily the Mafia claims subsidies for tons of oranges that don't even exist. As the near-bankrupt
Common Market prepares for Thursday's emergency summit on its finances,
Robin Denselow investigates Eurofraud - who's involved, how it's done and why it's estimated to cost the Community ten per cent of its budget each year. Producer PAUL WOOLWICH Editor TIM GARDAM


Unknown: Robin Denselow
Producer: Paul Woolwich
Editor: Tim Gardam

: Hospital Watch

Presented live by Frank Bough, Maggie Philbin, Debbie Thrower and Robbie Vincent.
Throughout the week, Hospital Watch's cameras are at three major hospitals in Liverpool: the Royal is the city centre teaching hospital; Alder Hey is the largest children's hospital in Britain; and Broad Green District General is the centre for heart and chest surgery for Merseyside and North Wales region. How do patients, relatives and staff feel about life in the National Health Service hospitals in 1988?


Presenter: Frank Bough
Presenter: Maggie Philbin
Presenter: Debbie Thrower
Presenter: Robbie Vincent
Producer: Katharine Everett
Producer: Fiona Holmes
Producer: Martin Mortimore
Executive producer: David Paterson

: Talking Pictures

Written and presented by Barry Norman
A ten-part series which tells the story of Hollywood from the coming of sound to the present day.
Hollywood and Sex
The early years of sound were one of the most liberated periods in Hollywood history. Harlow, Stanwyck and Mae West lost their virtue and liked it. But in 1933 a Production Code introduced the four-second kiss and twin beds.
Censorship would remain in place for more than three decades, although attempts were made to break the ban with films like The Outlaw and The Pawnbroker. The swinging 60s saw censorship in retreat, and sex was treated more frankly than ever before. Nudity became de rigueur.
Today the pendulum has swung and romance is back in fashion.
With Kathleen Turner Michael Douglas
Maureen O'Sullivan
Jane Russell. Carol Baker Jamie Lee Curtis Mae Clarke
Unit manager JANINA KOLODZIEJ Videotape editor JAMES TIMOTHY Film editor GRANT MUTER Producer JUDY LINDSAY


Presented By: Barry Norman
Unknown: Kathleen Turner
Unknown: Michael Douglas
Unknown: Maureen O'Sullivan
Unknown: Jane Russell.
Unknown: Janina Kolodziej
Editor: James Timothy
Producer: Judy Lindsay

: Return to Evercreech Junction

When Dr Beeching took his axe to the rural railway network few cuts were as savage, or as deeply resented, as that of the entire Somerset and Dorset system.
Its staff took great pride in working this steeply graded line over the Mendip Hills and a strong sense of family loyalty existed.
Before it was all swept away in 1966 Bath enthusiast Ivo Peters recorded the railway on film.
Narrator Mike Arlett Director ANDREW JOHNSTON BBC West (R)
(All Change at Evercreech Junction is on Thursday at 11. 35pm)


Unknown: Ivo Peters
Narrator: Mike Arlett
Director: Andrew Johnston

: 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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