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: Ceefax AM

: Gil Lamb

in Groan and Grunt
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Jeremy Paxman and Sally Jones
Winter Olympics 88 - including men's giant slalom and women's figure skating


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Sally Jones

: Laverne and Shirley

8.55 Regional News; Weather

: News

Weather followed by Open Air with Eamonn Holmes


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: News

Weather followed by Going for Gold

: Children's BBC

with Andy Crane followed by Play School Presenters
Ben Thomas , Carol Chell (R) and The Wombles by ELISABETH BERESFORD (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Unknown: Ben Thomas
Unknown: Carol Chell
Unknown: Elisabeth Beresford

: Five to Eleven

with David King


Unknown: David King

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Susan Rae and Bob Wellings


Unknown: Susan Rae
Unknown: Bob Wellings

: News

Weather followed by Olympic Report
The XV Olympic Winter Games Figure Skating
The duel between DEBI THOMAS Of the USA and East uermany's KATARINA witt continues to dominate the ladies' championship.
JOANNE CONWAY , the young British champion, is hoping for a top ten placing at her first Olympics.
Commentator ALAN WEEKS
Plus highlights of the men's giant slalom from Nakiska.


Unknown: Debi Thomas
Unknown: Katarina Witt
Unknown: Joanne Conway

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Neighbours

Paul enters a business deal which could mean the end of Ramsay Street.
(Cast page 47. Shown again 5.35pm)

: Star Movie: Dangerous When Wet

Esther Williams Fernando Lamas ;ponsored by Liquepep', the Higgins amily leave Arkansas md head for England and a group attempt at swimming the English
Channel. But complications arise and only their eldest daughter is left in the race. It's up to Katy to save the family honour ... This high-spirited musical features a superb underwater ballet sequence where the inimitable Tom and Jerry meet Esther Williams.
Directed by CHARLES WALTERS 0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Esther Williams
Unknown: Fernando Lamas
Unknown: Esther Williams.
Unknown: Dorothy Kingsley
Produced By: George Wells
Directed By: Charles Walters
Katy: Esther Williams
André: Fernando Lamas
Windy: Jack Carson
Ma Higgins: Charlotte Greenwood
Pa Higgins: William Demarest
Gigi Mignon: Denise Darcel
Junior Higgins: Donna Carcoran
Suzie Higgins: Barbara Whiting

: Ask Margo

Margo MacDonald answers your questions and passes on your advice.
Produced by BRYN BROOKS (e)
Send your views to: Ask Margo, BBCtv, London W12 8QT


Unknown: Margo MacDonald
Produced By: Bryn Brooks

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Corners
Presented by Simon Davies and Sophie Aldred with Jo Korna
How are marbles made? Do birds have ears?
What have daffodils to do with St David 's Day? Producer ANNE GOBEY


Presented By: Simon Davies
Presented By: Sophie Aldred
Unknown: Jo Korna
Unknown: St David
Producer: Anne Gobey

: SuperTed

SuperTed and the Gorilla (R)

: Goody Hall

by NATALIE BABBITT Told for Jackanory by Michael Maloney : Part 5


Unknown: Natalie Babbitt
Unknown: Michael Maloney

: Knock Knock!

with Steve Colman and Peter Simon
Who's going to be behind Steve's door this week? Which four of the eight contenders will get green for go and have a chance to guess? 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

Why do people go hungry in a fertile country? That's a question that two Newsround Newshounds try to answer. Amy Colquohoun from
Exeter and Neil Findlay from Glasgow were among the winners of the junior reporter competition organised by Sport Aid and Newsround. They flew to the far eastern country of The Phillipines. While they were there, soldiers tried to overthrow the government and thousands faced starvation because other countries no longer want the sugar that they grow. Picture editor ADRIAN CAMM Director JULIEN COUSINS Editor JOHN CRAVEN


Unknown: Amy Colquohoun
Unknown: Neil Findlay
Editor: Adrian Camm
Director: Julien Cousins
Editor: John Craven

: Grange Hill

A series of 20 programmes
Episode 16 by BARRY PURCHESE
Freddie begins a campaign ot passive resistance.
Devised by PHIL REDMOND Producer RONALD SMEDLEY Director ALBERT BARBER (For cast see page 57)


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

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

Philip Hayton present the latest events of the day from Britain and the world. Weather IAN MCCASKILL


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Regional news magazines

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

: 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. Director DAVID G.CROFT Producer PETER ESTALL


Director: David G.Croft
Producer: Peter Estall

: Blankety Blank

starring Les Dawson
Tonight Les will say 'cheerio' for, alas, it is the end of the present series of Blankety Blank - your last chance to join in the fun. His special guests this week: Lionel Blair
Debbie Greenwood Danny La Rue Aimi Macdonald Duncan Norvelle Bertice Reading produced in association with Mark Goodson and Talbot TV Ltd
Sound Mark Holland Lighting Graham Rimmington Designer Chrs Webster Director Tony Newman Producer Stanley Appel
Ceefax Subtitles


Presenter: Les Dawson
Panellist: Lionel Blair
Panellist: Debbie Greenwood
Panellist: Danny La Rue
Panellist: Aimi MacDonald
Panellist: Duncan Norvelle
Panellist: Bertice Reading
Sound engineer: Mark Holland
Designer: Chris Webster
Director: Tony Newman
Producer: Stanley Appel

: Dynasty

The Surrogate (1)
As Adam's desperation to father a child grows, Dana is forced to come to a dramatic decision. Steven begins to call the shots at the ailing Denver Monarchs football team. Meanwhile, Blake takes a political stand on a green issue and makes Alexis see red ...


Written By: James Harmon Brown
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 Jo: Heather Locklear
Jeff: John James
Leslie: Terri Garber
Sean: James Healey
Dana: Leann Hunley
Josh Harris: Tom Schanley

: Nine O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis and Debbie Thrower Regional News
Weekend Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Rockliffes Babies

Top Man by NICK PERRY Acting on information received seems more important to Rockliffe than taking notice of a memo from the Chief Superintendent. Embarrassment results. Except for Georgiou who volunteers for a very risky adventure.
Series devised by RICHARD O'KEEFFE Designer BOB COVE


Unknown: Nick Perry
Unknown: Richard O'Keeffe
Designer: Bob Cove
Unknown: Dennis Brack
Unknown: Charlotte Betsworth
Producer: Leonard Lewis
Director: David Attwood
Det Sgt Rockliffe: Ian Hogg
PC Steve Hood: Brett Fancy
WPC Janice Hargreaves: Alphonsia Emmanuel
Irish Mickey: Norman Beaton
PC O'Dowd: Joe McGann
PC Georgiou: Martyn Ellis
Det Flight: Edward Wilson
WPC Karen Walsh: Susanna Shelling
PC Keith Chitty: John Blakey
PC Adams: Bill Champion
WPC Heather Ackroyd: Melinda McGraw
Johnny: George Costigan
Sgt Benyon: Bill McCabe
WPC: Mandy Sharp
Martin Parrish: Garry Patrick
Angie Rourke: Clio Tegel
Tina Lesley: Clare O'Neill
Edwina Saville: Ursula Jones
Masked spokesman: Stephen Marcus

: Fats Domino and Friends

From Storyville, New Orleans, a unique musical celebration for the 60th birthday of the legendary rhythm and blues piano player and singer of such classic songs as Blueberry Hill , Walking to New Orleans and Ain't That a Shame. Among those playing tribute are: Jerry Lee Lewis, Ray Charles, Ron Wood and Paul Schaffer and of course, the great man himself - Fats Domino.


Unknown: Blueberry Hill
Unknown: Jerry Lee Lewis
Unknown: Ray Charles
Unknown: Ron Wood
Unknown: Paul Schaffer
Produced By: David L. McBurnett
Produced By: Robert G. Vernon

: The Late Film: Crazy Times

Ray Liotta
David Caruso Michael Pare
New York City 1955. Life in Rockaway
Beach for teenagers
Wizard, Harry and Bobby is never short of thrills and new adventures. Now that the boys have started getting interested in girls and the girls have started noticing them, a host of new challenges are waiting to be tackled ...
But in the background lurk the Deacons, waiting to make their mark felt and establish themselves as the sole rulers of the streets - and the local girls.
Screenplay by GEORGE REEVES Produced by WILLIAM KAYDEN Directed by LEE PHILIPS
(First showing on British television) 0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Ray Liotta
Unknown: David Caruso
Unknown: George Reeves
Produced By: William Kayden
Directed By: Lee Philips
Wizard: Ray Liotta
Harry: David Caruso
Bobby: Michael Pare
: Eva Taliabalsalm
Carol: Annette McCarthy
Esther: Sandra Giles
Jazzman: Ernie Hudson
Ralph: John Aprea
Eddie: Shannon Presby
Rico: Sal Landi
Marilyn: Amy Madigan
Mike: Jaime Alba
Deacon: Albert Insinnia

: 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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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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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