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: Ceefax AM

: The Newlyweds

Newlyweds Take a Chance starring Robert Neil and Suzi Crandall
Bob overhears the doctor talking to Suzi and assumes that he needs to undertake a drastic cure.
An RKO film


Unknown: Robert Neil
Unknown: Suzi Crandall

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Jeremy Paxman and John Stapleton


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: John Stapleton

: News

Weather followed by Dallas
The Homecoming
Miss Ellie returns from her honeymoon a new woman.
Written by ARTHUR BERNARD LEWIS Directed by MICHAEL PREECE (R) (For cast see page 37)


Written By: Arthur Bernard Lewis
Directed By: Michael Preece

: Lyn Marshall's Everyday Yoga

The Coil (R)

: News

Weather followed by Miniature Worlds
Inside Out
Our homes are built to keep the outside out of the inside - but do they?
Every day unseen hordes of creatures venture across our thresholds.
Narrated by Peter France Written by PETER FRANCE Producer MARION ZUNZ BBC Bristol (R)


Written By: Peter France
Producer: Marion Zunz

: Cartoon

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Play School
Suppose I'm different when I come back?
Presenters Floella Benjamin Nigel Makin
Story: Going on Holiday
(Unpublished) by ANN REAY Director FAY WOOLF
Producer ANN REAY (R) and Paddington
Paddington's Patch (R)


Presenters: Floella Benjamin
Presenters: Nigel Makin
Unknown: Ann Reay
Director: Fay Woolf
Producer: Ann Reay

: Five to Eleven

with Mary Chater


Unknown: Mary Chater

: News

Weather followed by Cook with Clare
In this the fifth programme featuring a healthier way of eating, Clare Connery concentrates on Main Course Salads with such tempting variations as: wild country; quick impromptu; avocado and smoked salmon; bacon, cheese and spinach; poached chicken and sorrel and mixed sprouting bean salads. Producer IAN HAMILTON
An accompanying booklet is available for £1.00. inc p and p (cheques and postal orders payable to Broadcast Support Services) from: [address removed] RECIPE TIMES: page 84


Producer: Ian Hamilton

: On the House

First of ten programmes
Pattie Coldwell shows you how to fit a smoke alarm while Harry Greene begins his Troubleshoot repairing some broken stairs. Rick Ball introduces the challenge of Number 50, a Victorian terrace house ripe for rescue and restoration.
Series producer STEPHANIE SILK BBC Pebble Mill
Forfactsheet send a cheque or postal order (payable to Housefax) to:
[address removed]: 95pfor the double issue (1 and 2) or £4.25 for the whole series (I- 10).


Unknown: Pattie Coldwell
Unknown: Harry Greene
Introduces: Rick Ball

: News

Weather followed by Wild World
Green Wind, Grey Stone
Impressions of Snowdonia narrated by Richard Bebb Each year, thousands of people visit Snowdonia - a National Park covering 845 square miles of magnificent, varied scenery.
Those who live and work in this grey, green landscape know 'The rhythm of the seasons, wind and rain'; they know too the elusive wild life and rare, beautiful flowers, which often escape the eyes of the casual tourist.
Filmed by RONALD EASTMAN Written and produced by KEITH HOPKINS BBC Bristol
(First shownas The World About Us


Unknown: Richard Bebb

: Cartoon

: one O'clock News

with Philip Hayton


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Weather John Kettley

: Neighbours

Helen reveals the awful truth of her secret love. Written by GREG MILUN


Written By: Greg Milun
Directed By: Peter Andmkidis

: Spirit of the People

Starring Raymond Massey, Gene Lockhart and Ruth Gordon

Robert E. Sherwood's acclaimed play "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" is the basis for this moving portrait of 'Honest Abe's' early days. From his roots as a peace-loving backwoodsman, through his career as a lawyer, to his increasing involvement with politics, the film charts Lincoln's rise to the Presidency.
Films: page 14


Screenplay: Grover Jones
Producer: Max Gordon
Director: John Cromwell
Abraham Lincoln: Raymond Massey
Stephen Douglas: Gene Lockhart
Mary Todd Lincoln: Ruth Gordon
Ann Rutledge: Mary Howard
Elizabeth Edwards: Dorothy Tree
Ninian Edwards: Harvey Stephens
Joshua Speed: Minor Watson
Billy Herndon: Alan Baxter
Jack Armstrong: Howard Dasilva
Judge Bowling Green: Aldrich Bowker
John McNeil: Maurice Murphy
Mentor Graham: Louis Jean Heydt
Ben Mattling: Clem Bevans
Denton Offut: Harlan Briggs
Seth Gale: Herbert Rudley

: Cartoons

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with ChuckleVision
Today the Chuckle Brothers give out some useful tips on decorating and DIY.
There's also magic from Simon Lovell and Billy Butler 's Armchair Theatre.
Director CELlA THOMSON Producer MARTIN HUGHES BBC North West (R)


Unknown: Simon Lovell
Unknown: Billy Butler
Producer: Martin Hughes

: The Biskitts

Today: Around the Swamp in a Daze and Rogue Biskitt (R)

: Coppers and Co!

by TERRY RAVENSCROFT starring David Copperfield with Sally Dewhurst Antony Howes and John Wadmore Catman
This must be a job for
Puddles the Wondercat - or Jock the Croc - or Mrs Thingy - or Dobbin - or anyone. Designer ROBERT STEER Director DAVID CRICHTON Producer JUDY WHITFIELD


Unknown: Terry Ravenscroft
Unknown: David Copperfield
Unknown: Sally Dewhurst
Unknown: Antony Howes
Unknown: John Wadmore
Director: David Crichton
Producer: Judy Whitfield

: Newsround

with John Craven Helen Rollason and Roger Finn Editor JOHN CRAVEN


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Helen Rollason
Unknown: Roger Finn
Editor: John Craven

: Blue Peter

with Mark Curry, Caron Keating and Yvette Fielding

(Ceefax Subitles)


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

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas WitcheU Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Nicholas Witcheu
Unknown: Weather Bill Giles

: Top of the Pops

Presenting hits and videos from the Top 40 chart Introduced by Peter Powell and Simon Mayo
Produced and directed by PAUL CIANI


Introduced By: Peter Powell
Designer: Dick Coles
Directed By: Paul Ciani

: EastEnders

by Michael Robartes.
"I am not living with a gangster Darren. You get up to anything like that again and you're out on your ear."
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Michael Robartes
Series Designer: Keith Harris
Story Editor: Bill Lyons
Series Script Editor: John Maynard
Producer: Mike Gibbon
Series Producer: Julia Smith
Director: Jeremy Ancock
Darren: Gary McDonald
Den: Leslie Grantham
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Donna: Matilda Ziegler
Mrs Ludlow: Yvonne D'Alpra
Mr Ludlow: John Burgess
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Pete: Peter Dean
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Rod: Christopher McHallem
Chris: Allan O'Keefe
Dr Legg: Leonard Fenton
Michelle: Susan Tully
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Charlie Cotton: Christopher Hancock
Ali: Nejdet Salih
Sue: Sandy Ratcliff
Colin: Michael Cashman
Richard: Chris Matthews
Carmel: Judith Jacob
Duncan: David Gillespie
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Cindy: Michelle Collins
James Willmott-Brown: William Boyde
Brad: Jonathan Stratt

: Tomorrow's World

The Prince of Wales Award for Industrial Innovation and Production
A new type of fireproof paint? An alarm to monitor a baby's breathing? A novel sponge-like material with a range of extraordinary properties? Or one of the other finalists from last year? Which will win the prestigious Prince of Wales Award for 1988?
Find out as HRH The Prince of Wales invites the winner - and Tomorrow's World - to his home in Gloucestershire for the presentation of the trophy.
Also dropping in is a Harrier jump jet to help demonstrate one of the finalists for next year's award - while Judith Hann descends into the Royal cellars for a preview of what everyone may be keeping under the stairs in the 1990s.
Studio director TOM WRAGG Editor RICHARD REISZ
0 FEATURE: page 49


Unknown: Judith Hann
Director: Tom Wragg
Editor: Richard Reisz

: 1988 European Football Championship

DESMOND LYNAM looks ahead to the prospect for this two-week football feast that gets under way in Dusseldorf tomorrow. Also, a report from Stuttgart on England's first full day in Germany.


Unknown: Desmond Lynam

: Nine O'Clock News

Martyn Lewis and Andrew Harvey present the day's news at home and abroad
Regional news; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Crimewatch UK

The programme where viewers across the country can help police solve serious crime.
Presented by Nick Ross and Sue Cook with Police Superintendent David Hatcher reports by Helen Phelps
In Hertfordshire five weeks ago, Joan Macan was murdered on her 81st birthday. Decorated for her work behind enemy lines in the Second World War, Mrs Macan later became well-known as a dog breeder and judged at Crufts this year. Dog lovers from all parts of the country visited her cottage in Berkhamsted and could help police with their hunt for the killer.
And from Redditch the face of a conman operating throughout the North has been recorded on security cameras. Do you recognise him?
Detectives from around the country will be waiting for your call to the Crimewatch studio. If you can help ring on [number removed]any time from
9.30pm until midnight.
(Crimewatch update at 11.10) Details on Ceefax page 186


Presented By: Nick Ross
Unknown: David Hatcher
Unknown: Helen Phelps
Unknown: Joan MacAn
Unknown: Mrs MacAn
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Peter Grtmsdale
Editor: Ritchie Cogan

: Question Time

with Sir Robin Day
The weekly opportunity for the general public to pose the questions and debate the answers with those in power, those who seek it and those who influence events. The guests with Sir Robin Day at the Greenwood Theatre in London are:
Patricia Hollis
Lord Jenkins Suzanne Reeve
Rt Hon Nicholas Ridley , MP Director ANN MORLEY


Unknown: Sir Robin Day
Unknown: Patricia Hollis
Unknown: Lord Jenkins Suzanne Reeve
Unknown: Nicholas Ridley
Director: Ann Morley
Producer: Anna Carragher
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: Crimewatch Update

Reports of new developments on tonight's cases from viewers' calls to the Crimewatch studio.

: International Tennis

Stella Artois Championships from Queen's Club, London Highlights of today's play on the marvellous grass courts of London W14. Commentators


Unknown: Stella Artois
Unknown: Dan Maskell
Unknown: John Barrett
Unknown: Gerald Williams
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston
Unknown: Huw Jones

: 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.

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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