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: Ceefax AM

: Edgar Kennedy

in Vocalising
Edgar takes a lady home.... An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Jeremy Paxman and Sally Jones
Winter Olympics 88 - all the action from Calgary - including women's downhill.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Sally Jones

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Eamonn Holmes invites you to join him for an extended early edition.
Ring him on [number removed].


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: News

Weather followed by Going for Gold

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane with programme news and birthday greetings followed by Play School
Everybody's going down, down, down
Presenter Chloe Ashcroft Guest Iain Lauchlan
Story: Sixes and Sevens by JOHN YEOMAN and QUENTIN BLAKE
Musical director PETER GOSLING Percussion DAVE MOSES
Series producer BARBARA RODDAM (R) and The Wombles by ELISABETH BERESFORD
Told by Bernard Cribbins (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Presenter: Chloe Ashcroft
Presenter: Guest Iain Lauchlan
Unknown: John Yeoman
Unknown: Quentin Blake
Director: Peter Gosling
Unknown: Elisabeth Beresford
Told By: Bernard Cribbins

: Five to Eleven

with Patricia Routledge Producer RALPH ROLLS


Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Producer: Ralph Rolls

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Susan Rae and Bob Wellings round off the week and answer your queries.


Unknown: Susan Rae
Unknown: Bob Wellings

: News

Weather followed by Olympic Report
The XV Olympic Winter Games
Introduced by Steve Rider
In figure-skating, today's event was the men's short programme. Canada's BRIAN ORSER must do well here if he's to go one better than Sarajevo when he won the silver medal. Speed skater GAETAN BOUCHER of Canada already knows what it's like to win Olympic gold. At the Olympic Oval he was defending one of his two titles from 1984, the men's 1,000m, with the biggest threat likely to come from the USA's NICK THOMETZ. Commentators


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Brian Orser
Unknown: Gaetan Boucher
Unknown: Nick Thometz.
Unknown: Alan Weeks
Unknown: Ron Pickering

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Mike sees the contents of the hate letter. Madge's attempts to be firm with a drunken customer could lose her the job.
(For cast see page 53. Shown again at 5.35pm)

: Star Movie: Heaven Knows Mr Allison

Deborah Kerr
Robert Mitchum A hard-bitten US Marine is washed ashore on a small Pacific island and already finds it inhabited, not by the Japanese, but by a Young nun. Amid the hazards of enemy attack, the unlikely Pair settle down to the Problems of living together in this sometimes comic and sometimes moving story, set during World War II.
Mr Allison ....ROBERT MITCHUM Sister Angela....DEBORAH KERR Screenplay By JOHN LEE MAHIN and JOHN HUSTON
Based on the novel by CHARLES SHAW
Directed by JOHN HUSTON 0 FILMS: page 21


Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Unknown: Robert Mitchum
Unknown: Mr Allison
Unknown: Robert Mitchum
Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Unknown: John Lee Mahin
Unknown: John Huston
Novel By: Charles Shaw
Produced By: Buddy Adler
Unknown: Eugene Franks
Directed By: John Huston

: Ask Margo

All you've ever wanted to know. but didn't know who to ask. Margo MacDonald answers your questions and Passes on your advice on claiming your rights.
Produced by BRYN BROOKS (e) Send your views to: Ask Margo BBCtv, London W12 8QT


Produced By: Bryn Brooks

: Lifeline

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Corners
Presented by Sophie Aldred and Simon Davies with Jo Korna
Why do people scratch their heads when they're thinking? How do detergents work and who was the first man on the moon?
Series producer ANNE GOBEY Questions to Corners. BBCtv. London W12 8QT


Presented By: Sophie Aldred
Presented By: Simon Davies
Unknown: Jo Korna

: SuperTed

SuperTed and the Pothole Rescue (R)

: Which Animal Are You?

by ANTHONY SMITH Told for Jackanory by Bernard Cribbins Today: The LF Ant Pictures by JAN BRYCHTA Designer MARY GREAVES


Unknown: Anthony Smith
Unknown: Bernard Cribbins
Unknown: Jan Brychta
Designer: Mary Greaves
Producer: Angela Beech1ng
Director: Jeremy Swan

: Knock Knock!

with Steve Colman and Peter Simon
Who and what are the mysterious people, objects and animals behind Steve's magic door? On Colman street there are four bikes awaiting the four contestants who have broken through the wall!
Guess 'who's there' correctly and you win bonus points.
Get it wrong and you take a trip to the skip! Only one person can go through to the prize round, so watch carefully and see if you can outguess them and find out who's behind the door. Written by JOHN PALMER Designer CHRIS GEORGE Executive producer


Unknown: Steve Colman
Unknown: Peter Simon
Written By: John Palmer
Designer: Chris George
Unknown: Christopher Pilkington
Unknown: Sally Fraser

: Newsround Extra

Horse racing is the sport of kings - and it's run by men. But nowadays more girls than boys want to be jockeys, and slowly the barriers are coming down. Terry Baddoo reports from a training school for jockeys where girls get an equal chance, and asks Britain's top woman jockey what chance they'll get to be among future winners. picture editor ADRIAN CAMM Director PAUL DREWITT Editor JOHN CRAVEN


Unknown: Terry Baddoo
Editor: Adrian Camm
Director: Paul Drewitt
Editor: John Craven

: Grange Hill

A series of 20 programmes
Episode 14 by BARRY PURCHESE Fred is furious with Mr Robson about team practice and Tegs takes Justine to his auntie's house. But is that really Auntie coming up to the front door?
Devised by PHIL REDMOND Producer RONALD SMEDLEY Director ALBERT BARBER (For cast see page 47)


Unknown: Barry Purchese
Unknown: Mr Robson
Producer: Ronald Smedley
Director: Albert Barber

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Andrew Harvey


Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Weather Bernard Davey

: Wogan

Join Terry live at the Television Theatre, as he talks to people in the news, presents the best in entertainment and springs the occasional surprise.
Programme associate NEIL SHAND Director DAVID G. CROFT
Series producer JOHN FISHER


Unknown: Neil Shand
Director: David G. Croft
Producer: Charles Miller
Producer: John Fisher

: Blankety Blank

Starring Les Dawson
His special guests this week: Pamela Armstrong, June Brown, Gary Davies, Samantha Fox, Henry Kelly, Kenny Lynch

Produced in association with Mark Goodson and Talbot TV Ltd
(Ceefax subtitles)


Presenter: Les Dawson
Panellist: Pamela Armstrong
Panellist: June Brown
Panellist: Gary Davies
Panellist: Samantha Fox
Panellist: Henry Kelly
Panellist: Kenny Lynch
Sound: Michael McCarthy
Lighting: Alan Horne
Designer: Chris Webster
Director: Geoff Miles
Producer: Stanley Appel

: Dynasty

The Announcement
Blake's decision to stand for the governorship of Colorado has Alexis seething and securing a partner for the inevitable fight: but what are Sean Rowan 's motives? Written by FRANK v. FURINO Directed by DON MEDFORD


Unknown: Sean Rowan
Directed By: Don Medford
Blake: John Forsythe
Krystle: Linda Evans
Alexis: Joan Collins
Adam: Gordon Thomson
Steven: Jack Coleman
Dex: Michael Nader
Fallon: Emma Samms
Sammy: Heather Locklear
Jeff: John James
Leslie: Terri Garber
Sean: James Healey
Dana: Leann Hunley

: Nine O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis and Debbie Thrower Regional News
Weekend Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Rockliffe's Babies: A Very Diplomatic Incident

by Terry Hodgkinson
with Ian Hogg as Det Sgt Rockliffe

It is a night of routine surveillance for the Crime Squad. All is quiet. But not for long. Sergeant Rockliffe and his team soon find themselves in areas of inquiry that are foreign to them and where there are choices to be made between public justice and private revenge.

(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Terry Hodgkinson
Series devised by: Richard O'Keeffe
Lighting: John King
Make-up: Sally Warren
Videotape Editor: St John O'Rorke
Producer: Leonard Lewis
Director: Keith Washington
Det Sgt Rockliffe: Ian Hogg
Det Sgt Paul: Michael Stainton
Det Insp Flight: Edward Wilson
PC Hood: Brett Fancy
PC Adams: Bill Champion
Flora: Julia McCarthy
PC O'Dowd: Joe McGann
WPC Walsh: Susanna Shelling
PC Chitty: John Blakey
PC Georgiou: Martyn Ellis
WPC Hargreaves: Alphonsia Emmanuel
Sgt Benyon: Bill McCabe
Chinaman: Chua Kahjoo
Chinaman: Nigel Fan
Mr Lee: Kristopher Kum
Peacock: Del Barker
Calder: Jimmy Batten
Mr Clay: Morris Perry
Carol: Amanda Garwood
Chinese interpreter: Fiesta Mei Ling
Chief Supt Wyatt: Brian Croucher
Eddie: Ken Campbell
Lord: Peter Hughes
Yvonne: Helen Adie

: John Mills-Eighty Years On

Retirement for an actor is a dirty word.
Energetic and still much in demand Sir John Mills is celebrating his 80th birthday and nearly 60 years on stage and in films. This quintessentially English actor looks back on his distinguished career and reminisces with Christopher Frayling about some of his most popular films, including In Which We Serve, Great Expectations, Scott of the Antarctic, Hobson's Choice, Tunes of Glory and Ryan's Daughter, for which he won an Oscar.


Unknown: Christopher Frayling

: John Mills in Morning Departure

begins a season of films celebrating the 80th birthday of the distinguished British actor. Tonight with Richard Attenborough
This tense drama of the peacetime Royal Navy is considered a classic of British cinema. Twelve men are trapped 90 feet below the surface in the damaged submarine Trojan, with their air supply running dangerously low. The tension increases as the situation reveals the strengths and weaknesses of the seemingly doomed crew.
Screenplay by W.E.C. FAIRCHILD
From the play by KENNETH WOOLARD Produced by JAY LEWIS Directed by ROY BAKER
0 IN THE PICTURE: page 21


Unknown: Richard Attenborough
Play By: Kenneth Woolard
Produced By: Jay Lewis
Directed By: Roy Baker
Lt Cmdr Armstrong: John Mills
Helen: Helen Cherry
Stoker Snipe: Richard Attenborough
Rose Snipe: Lana Morris
Lt Manson: Nigel Patrick
Wt Eng Officer McFee: Andrew Crawford
CPO Barlow: Michael Brennan
AB Higgins: James Hayter
AB Clarke: Wylie Watson
L/Sea Kelly: Jack Stuart
L/Sea Andrews: Roddy McMillan
L/Sea Brough: Frank Coburn
Sub/Lt Oakley: Peter Hammond
L/Tlg Hillbrook: Victor Madden
ERA Marks: George Cole
Cmdr Gates: Bernard Lee
Lt Cmdr James: Kenneth More

: 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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