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: Ceefax AM

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

: The Newlyweds

in Half Dressed for Dinner starring Robert Hutton and Elizabeth Fraser Mrs Frazer is having trouble paying the bills, so an irate butcher decides to take revenge.
Directed by DUKE GOLDSTONE An RKO film


Unknown: Robert Hutton
Unknown: Elizabeth Fraser
Unknown: Mrs Frazer
Directed By: Duke Goldstone

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with John Stapleton and Kirsty Wark
Reports from Bill Neely ,
Anita Findley , Rory Cellan Jones, Mark Easton ,
Gail Foley , James Cox and Caroline Righton
The latest sports news and comment from Bob Wilson


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Kirsty Wark
Unknown: Bill Neely
Unknown: Anita Findley
Unknown: Rory Cellan
Unknown: Mark Easton
Unknown: Gail Foley
Unknown: James Cox
Unknown: Caroline Righton
Unknown: Bob Wilson

: News

Weather followed by Dallas
Jamie Donna and Lucy embark on new careers and a mysterious stranger arrives at Southfork making a startling claim.
Directed by NICK HAVINGA (R) (For cast see page 37)


Unknown: Jamie Donna
Written By: David Paulsen
Directed By: Nick Havinga

: Lyn Marshall's Everyday Yoga

A sequence of yoga movements that builds up day by day into a routine that will stretch and exercise the entire body.
Day 1: The Standing Stretch into Refresher
Producer PETER RAMSDEN (R) (e) Book (same title), £4.95 from booksellers; record REHiZCR 461, from retailers


Director: Paula Gulder
Producer: Peter Ramsden

: News

Weather followed by The Flintstones
Yabba-dabba-doo! Roll on down to Bedrock to meet that most modern of Stone Age families.
Fred Goes Ape
Fred's sneezing has him rushing to find a cure - only to end up with a very troublesome spot of monkey business!
A HANNABARBERA production (R)


Unknown: Fred Goes Ape

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane with programme news and birthday greetings starting with Play School Presenters
Floella Benjamin Robin Kingsland
Story: My Busy Weekend by ALICIA GARCIA DE LYNAM (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Robin Kingsland

: Cricket: First Test

Comhill Insurance Test Series England v West Indies from Trent Bridge
After a day of rest for some of the players, they're back at Nottingham for the fourth day's play. TONY LEWIS introduces live coverage of the morning's play.
Television presentation
10.55 and 12.00
News and Weather


Introduces: Tony Lewis
Commentators: Richie Benaud
Commentators: Jack Bannister
Unknown: Summarisers Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Tom Graveney
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Unknown: Alan Griffiths

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather John Kettley

: Neighbours

Susan contacts Charlene - will she come back to claim the man in her life? Written by RICK MAIER


Written By: Rick Maier

: Cricket: First Test

Cornhill Insurance Test Series England v West Indies from Trent Bridge
TONY LEWIS introduces live coverage of the start of the afternoon's play.


Unknown: Trent Bridge
Introduces: Tony Lewis

: The People's Court

When a Stranger Calls
A man serving legal papers gets a karate chop for his pains. Did he deserve it?

Curtains for Mellow
What do you do when your tenant's dog starts eating your curtains? Do you get mad or do you have your case tried by Judge Joseph A. Wapnerin. The People's Court? Host Doug Llewelyn


Unknown: Judge Joseph A. Wapnerin
Unknown: Doug Llewelyn

: The People's Court - British Style

Valerie Singleton explains how the new British series will work.
BBC Newcastle
For further details, contact: The People's Court, BBCtv,
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE99 2NE or ring [number removed]


Unknown: Valerie Singleton

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Scragtag and His Tea-Time Telly with special guests the Chucklehounds Scragtag 's in a panic because his chest of drawers has been sold with all his bits and Pieces in it. Don't worry though, he and Tim are hot on its trail, and they won't give up searching until they've found it. Find out where the trail leads them and what new friends they make on the way in. Tune in! Music by MICHAEL OMER Production ROY MILANI Executive producer


Unknown: Chucklehounds Scragtag
Music By: Michael Omer
Unknown: Roy Milani
Unknown: Cynthia Felgate
Scragtag's assistant: Marcus Kimber

: Heathcliff with Cats and Co

A cartoon series starring that favourite alley-cat, Heathcliff, the terror of the town.
Today's stories: Spikes Slave and Scaredy Cats

: Roland Rat - The Series II

starring Roland Rat Superstar with special guests June Whitfield, Ray Alan and Lord Charles, Then Jerico.
Monday is here again rat fans, so it's time for another fun-packed entertainment extravaganza direct from the Rat Cave. Errol's Video Vault has given Roland an idea to expand his showbiz career so he's decided to become a ventriloquist. Ray Alan and Lord Charles come along to the Rat Cave to give some helpful hints. Music in the Rat Cave is supplied by Then Jerico, plus the final nail-biting episode of Rat-Trap. As usual, constant interruptions from the rest of the gang, not forgetting Roland's mum and dad.


Guest: June Whitfield
Guest: Ray Alan
Musicians: Then Jerico
Writer/conceived by: David Claridge
Writer/Programme Associate: Colin Edmonds
Writer: Gavin Osbon
Writer: Ray Alan
Writer: Colin Bostock-Smith
Sound: Martin Deane
Lighting: Chris Kempton
Producer/Director: David Taylor

: Newsround

: Blue Peter

with Mark Curry, Caron Keating and Yvette Fielding

(Ceefax Subtitles)


Presenter: Mark Curry
Presenter: Caron Keating
Presenter: Yvette Fielding
Assistant Editor: Lewis Bronze
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Weather Bill Giles

: London Plus

Lucy Meacock Steve Clarke and 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. Series producer PETER WEIL Director TOM CORCORAN Producer JON PLOWMAN


Unknown: Join Terry
Producer: Peter Weil
Director: Tom Corcoran
Producer: Jon Plowman

: Adventure - Ring of Fire

A seven-part series about a journey of exploration and adventure with the Brothers Blair among the volcanic islands and coral reefs of the vast Indonesian archipelago. 1: East with the Boogiemen Lome and Lawrence Blair , two young Englishmen, voyage under sail for nearly 2,000 miles through the far-flung Spice Islands. They take passage aboard a large and sinister black-sailed schooner - one of a diminishing fleet of engine-less traders of almost medieval design.
Its crew are Boogiemen - part merchants, part pirates; these were the original
'bogeymen' and they are still regarded with deep suspicion among the islands. Once a year, they return to their remote home port - for long enough to repair their ships and sire another 'crop' of children. Then they disappear beyond the horizon again - for another ten months. Film editors


Unknown: Lawrence Blair
Unknown: Alexandra Anthony.
Unknown: Lawrence Blair
Editor: Tim Slessor

: Don't Wait Up

written by GEORGE LAYTON starring Tony Britton and Nigel Havers featuring Dinah Sheridan
Simon Williams , Jane Booker At long last Toby and Angela are reconciled and are enjoying a holiday in Portugal. Tom, while naturally delighted that his parents are together again, is busy thinking about his own future with his father's secretary, Madeline.
Produced and directed by HAROLD SNOAD


Written By: George Layton
Unknown: Tony Britton
Unknown: Nigel Havers
Unknown: Dinah Sheridan
Unknown: Simon Williams
Unknown: Jane Booker
Unknown: Mike Jefferies
Unknown: Bob Foley
Designer: Derek Evans
Directed By: Harold Snoad
Dr Tom Latimer: Nigel Havers
Pamela: Helen Fraser
Helen: Jane How
Dr Toby Latimer: Tony Britton
Angela Latimer: Dinah Sheridan
Dr Charles Cartwright: Simon Williams
Susan Cartwright: Tricia George
Mrs Galloway: Francine Morgan
Felicity Spicer-Gibbs: Jane Booker
Madeline: Susan Skipper
Dorothy Forbes: Helen Christie
Mrs Clark: Aimée Delamain
Eric Forbes: Gerald Sim

: In Sickness and in Health

by JOHNNY SPEIGHT starring
Warren Mitchell
Alfsjoy at Rita's pending divorce is short-lived when he learns she is to live with the new doctor.
Directed by RICHARD BODEN Produced by ROGER RACE (R)


Unknown: Johnny Speight
Unknown: Warren Mitchell
Directed By: Richard Boden
Produced By: Roger Race
AlfGarnett: Warren Mitchell
TV salesman: Neil West
Store manager: Colin Starkey
Heckler: Alain Renwick
Mrs Johnson: Eileen Kennally
Doctor's receptionist: April Walker
Woman patient: Brenda Cowling
Doctor: Gareth Forwood
Fred Johnson: Ken Campbell
Mrs Hollingbery: Carmel McSharry
Winston: Eamonn Walker
Arthur: Arthur English

: 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

Selling the Nuclear Dream When the Government privatises the electricity industry, everyone in Britain will have the chance to buy a stake in nuclear power. But while the Government wants to protect the nuclear industry, there are fears that privatisation may seriously undermine it. In America, some politicians are trying to take private nuclear power stations into public ownership, blaming them for high electricity prices. Is the dream of power 'too cheap to meter' finally over? Or can the Government succeed in persuading 'Sid' to back nuclear power with his own money?
Stephen Bradshaw talks to Energy Secretary, the Rt Hon Cecil Parkinson , mp, and reports from nuclear installations in Britain and America on the prospects for a nuclear future.


Talks: Stephen Bradshaw
Unknown: Cecil Parkinson
Producer: Timothy Copestake
Editor: Tim Gardam

: Film 88

Barry Norman presents his personal review of the week's cinema releases.
Michael J. Fox and Kiefer Sutherland star in Bright
Lights, Big City, based on the cult best seller by Jay Mclnerney. A young New Yorker turns to drink and drugs when he loses his mother, his wife and his job, all in the space of one year. Suspect features Oscar winner Cher as a lawyer defending Liam Neeson against a charge of murder. Dennis Quaid is on the jury, and the film is directed by Britain's Peter Yates.
John Cleese is writing, co-directing and starring in A Fish Called Wanda, which also features Michael Palin , Kevin Kline and Jamie Lee Curtis. Film 88 reports from the location at
Heathrow Airport. Producer JANE LUSH


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Michael J. Fox
Unknown: Kiefer Sutherland
Unknown: Jay McLnerney.
Unknown: Liam Neeson
Unknown: Dennis Quaid
Unknown: Peter Yates.
Unknown: John Cleese
Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: Kevin Kline
Unknown: Jamie Lee

: Montreux Rock Festival 1988

Steve Winwood
Bros, Wet Wet Wet Mica Paris
Blue Mercedes and many more. Introduced by Gary Davies
Produced and directed by MICHAEL HURLL
A BBCtv/RTS/MTV production


Unknown: Steve Winwood
Introduced By: Gary Davies
Directed By: Michael Hurll

: Business Matters

The Third Man
For 20 years, Pat Lowry has been in the thick of Britain's industrial strife, first in British Leyland and then, as head of ACAS, trying to resolve disputes like the miners' strike. For the first time Sir Pat, as he is now, shares his personal view of the future of labour relations in Britain. He talks to
David Lomax about where negotiations are going wrong and what management and unions ought to be doing about it.


Unknown: Pat Lowry
Unknown: David Lomax
Editor: Alex Richardson
Director: David Dawson
Editor: Brian Davies

: 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.

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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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