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: Ceefax AM

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

: Clark and McCullough

in Bedlam of Beards
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with John Stapleton and Kirsty Wark
Live from Paris with results from the French General Election.
Weather forecasts from Francis Wilson at 7.25, 7.55, 8.25
Regional news and travel updates at 7.27, 7.57, 8.27
8.55 Regional News and Weather


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Kirsty Wark
Unknown: Francis Wilson

: News

Weather followed by Dallas
The past casts long shadows over Southfork as Miss Ellie has to choose between
Clayton and Jock, while Jenna's past is rapidly catching up with her. Written by DAVID PAULSEN Directed by GWEN ARNER (For cast see page 55) (R) * CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Written By: David Paulsen
Directed By: Gwen Arner

: 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.
The Front Push Up (R)

: News

Weather followed by The Flintstones
The Gravelberry Pie King
A HANNA-BARBERA production (R)

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Play School
Presenter Jane Hardy Guests lain Lauchlan Johnny Ball
Story: Taken for a Ride by CHRIS GALER (R) and Paddington
A Visit to the Bank by MICHAEL BOND
Narrated by Michael Hordern Music by HERBERT CHAPPELL Animated and directed by IVOR WOOD
Executive producer


Presenter: Jane Hardy
Unknown: Lain Lauchlan
Unknown: Johnny Ball
Unknown: Chris Galer
Unknown: Michael Bond
Unknown: Michael Hordern
Music By: Herbert Chappell
Directed By: Ivor Wood
Unknown: Graham Clutterbuck

: Five to Eleven

with Robert Glenister


Unknown: Robert Glenister

: News

Weather followed by Your Mind in Their Hands
The treatment of mental illness in the National Health Service investigated by Dr Alan Maryon Davis 1: Overcoming Fear (R)


Unknown: Dr Alan Maryon Davis

: On the House

Presented by Pattie Coldwell. Harry Greene at Number 50 diagnoses terminal woodworm and wet rot in a suspended timber floor. Rick Ball opts for sophisticated lighting effects. Janet Glass asks designer Eric Karlsen to come up with some big ideas for the Little House.
Series producer STEPHANIE SILK BBC Pebble Mill


Presented By: Pattie Coldwell.
Presented By: Harry Greene
Unknown: Rick Ball
Designer: Eric Karlsen

: News

Weather followed by The Animals Roadshow
Desmond Morris and Sarah Kennedy visit Aintree, home of the Grand National, to explore the animals of Mersey side.
Editor DAVID MARTIN BBC Scotland (R)


Unknown: Sarah Kennedy

: Cartoon Double Bill

12.55 Regional News; Weather

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Neighbours

What will Helen say to
Gerard Singer ? Mike has to do his lifeguard act again.
(For cast see page 55. Shown again at
0 FEATURE: page 16


Unknown: Gerard Singer

: Valerie

Caught on a Hot Tin Roof
Written by JUDY PIOLI
Directed by PETER BALDWIN (R)


Written By: Judy Pioli
Directed By: Peter Baldwin
Valerie: Valerie Harper
David: Jason Bateman
Willie Hogan: Danny Ponce
Mark Hogan: Jeremy Licht
Annie Steck: Judith Kahan
Rebecca: Paula Hoffman

: Ironside: No Game for Amateurs

The last in the series starring Raymond Burr as wheelchair-bound detective Robert T. Ironside
with Don Galloway as Det Sgt Ed Brown, Barbara Anderson as Officer Eve Whitfield, Don Mitchell as Mark Sanger
Guest star Martin Sheen as Johnny Balletine

Ironside seeks a professional assassin in the ranks of an anti-war group helping
Vietnam draft dodgers escape. (R)


Writer: Sy Salkowitz
Director: John Florea
Robert T. Ironside: Raymond Burr
Det Sgt Ed Brown: Don Galloway
Officer Eve Whitfield: Barbara Anderson
Mark Sanger: Don Mitchell
Johnny Ballentine: Martin Sheen

: The People's Court

Dotty and the Meter Man
Dog bites man, but did the man provoke the attack and, if so, can he claim damages? Banged Up by the Bubbly A caterer at a wedding reception has her wrist injured by a champagne cork. Are the bride and groom liable?
Judge Joseph A. Wapner sifts the evidence in The People's Court
Host Doug Llewelyn


Unknown: Judge Joseph A. Wapner

: 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

: The Pink Panther Show: Reel Pink; Les Miserobots; Smile Pretty, Say Pink



Pink Panther theme: Henry Mancini

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Doodle
Touche Turtle, Mr Hiccup,
Bullwinkle and the Plonsters have more cartoon adventures this week, while Doodle makes a new friend; a scarecrow!
Music MICHAEL OMER Executive producer


Music: Michael Omer
Unknown: Theresa Plummer-Andrews
Producer: Roy Milani

: Heathcliff with Cats and Co

A cartoon series starring that favourite alley-cat,
Heathcliff, the terror of the town.
Today's stories:
Gopher Broke and A-Camping We Will Go

: Roland Rat - The Series II

Roland Rat Superstar with special guests
Alfred Marks , Eighth Wonder Yes ratfans, time to tune in to another brilliant, trendy, rodent extravaganza direct from the Rat Cave.
This week the Rodent Roving Report comes from the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Somerset, where Kevin and Roland have been looking over some of their historic aircraft and go for a surprise flight from the Royal Naval Air Station. Music in the Rodent Pop Slot is supplied by the gorgeous Patsy Kensit and Eighth Wonder. Plus episode one of a brand new adventure serial The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb. As usual, constant interruptions from the rest of the rat-pack. Conceived by DAVID CLARIDGE Written by DAVID CLARIDGE
Lighting MARTIN KISNER Designer CHRIS WEBSTER Produced and directed by DAVID TAYLOR


Unknown: Alfred Marks
Unknown: Eighth Wonder
Unknown: Patsy Kensit
Unknown: David Claridge
Written By: David Claridge
Written By: Colin Edmonds.
Written By: Gavin Osbon
Unknown: Colin Edmonds
Unknown: Martin Deane
Unknown: Martin Kisner
Designer: Chris Webster
Directed By: David Taylor

: Newsround

: Blue Peter

with Mark Curry, Caron Keating and Yvette Fielding

(Ceefax Subtitles)


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

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell


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

: Adventure - Ring of Fire

A seven-part series about a journey of adventure with the Brothers Blair among the volcanic islands and coral reefs of the vast Indonesian archipelago.
2: Spice Island Saga
Lome and Lawrence Blair , two young Englishmen, voyage in a trading schooner through the far-flung Spice Islands. Once, the nutmeg and cloves from these parts lured the West into the age of discovery; Columbus was looking for these islands when he stumbled on the Americas.
The brothers are welcomed by obscure sultans to whom Europeans are the rarest of guests. They explore coral reefs with pearl divers, they hunt pythons in dank caves, they seek and find the almost mythical Greater Bird of Paradise. Indeed, their whole voyage is one through a remote and tropical paradise.... 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 Susan Skipper
Toby and Angela are still on holiday in Portugal and their reconciliation seems to be working. Meanwhile, back in London, Tom and Madeline are busy fixing a date for their wedding. But there are complications ahead.
Designer DEREK EVANS Produced and directed by HAROLD SNOAD


Written By: George Layton
Unknown: Tony Britton
Unknown: Nigel Havers
Unknown: Dinah Sheridan
Unknown: Simon Williams
Unknown: Susan Skipper
Designer: Derek Evans
Directed By: Harold Snoad
Dr Tom Latimer: Nigel Havers
Dr Charles Cartwright: Simon Williams
Madeline: Susan Skipper
Marge: Carol Hawkins
Bernard: John Challis
Shop assistants: Charmian May
Shop assistants: Angus MacKay
Dr Toby Latimer: Tony Britton
Angela Latimer: Dinah Sheridan
Registrar: Milton Johns
Dorothy Forbes: Helen Christie
Eric Forbes: Gerald Sim
Pamela: Helen Fraser

: In Sickness and in Health

by JOHNNY SPEIGHT starring Warren Mitchell The arrival of Alfs AIDS leaflet spurs him and Arthur into action to aid Mary Whitehouse.
Directed by RICHARD BODEN Produced by ROGER RACE (R)


Unknown: Johnny Speight
Unknown: Warren Mitchell
Directed By: Richard Boden
Produced By: Roger Race
Alf Garnet: Warren Mitchell
Winston: Eamonn Walker
Mrs Hollingbery: Carmel McSharry
Arthur: Arthur English
Doctor: Gareth Forwood
Woman in pub: Gillian Webb

: Nine O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis and Philip Hayton
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: Panorama

Northern Ireland: the Long Peace
After 20 years of unrest, there are the first signs of a wind of political change in Northern Ireland. The Anglo-Irish Agreement between London and Dublin has changed the political assumptions of a generation. Northern Unionists are prepared to talk to Dublin, while the nationalist parties of the North - the SDLP and Sinn Fein, try to work out a common front.
Peter Taylor examines the tortuous road towards an elusive solution in Ireland. Producer JENNY CLAYTON Editor TIM GARDAM


Unknown: Peter Taylor
Producer: Jenny Clayton
Editor: Tim Gardam

: Film 88

Barry Norman presents his personal review of the week's cinema releases.
Crocodile Dundee II Paul Hogan and Linda Kozlowski star again in the sequel to the enormously successful tale of the Australian adventurer.
A Handful of Dust An adaptation of Evelyn Waugh 's novel of marital betrayal with James Wilby , Anjelica Huston and Alec Guinness. It was directed by Charles Sturridge , who was also responsible for Brideshead Revisited.
In the last programme of this series, a look ahead at the films opening over the summer, both here and in America, which include Eddie Murphy in Coming to America, Robert Redford 's The Milagro Beanfield War and Rambo III.
Woody Allen talks about his latest movie, September, which opens in July.


Presenter: Barry Norman
Unknown: Paul Hogan
Unknown: Linda Kozlowski
Unknown: Evelyn Waugh
Unknown: James Wilby
Unknown: Anjelica Huston
Unknown: Alec Guinness.
Directed By: Charles Sturridge
Unknown: Eddie Murphy
Unknown: Robert Redford
Talks: Woody Allen

: 80th Birthday Celebration for Stephane Grappelli

From the Barbican Hall in London

The legendary jazz violinist spent his birthday earlier this year in concert at the Barbican with special guests Yehudi Menuhin and Marian Montgomery and a standing ovation from the audience of over 2,000 people. First of three programmes.

Stephane Grappelli in concert with Martin Taylor (guitar) Marc Fosset (guitar) Jack Sewing (bass). Introduced by Humphrey Lyttelton.


Presenter: Humphrey Lyttelton
Violinist: Yehudi Menuhin
Singer: Marian Montgomery
Guitarist: Martin Taylor
Guitarist: Marc Fosset
Bassist: Jack Sewin

: Business Matters

Taking Control
Do you get what you want when you want it without upsetting other people? Or is your working day a long catalogue of frustration and anger? Working with assertiveness can help you take control. Learning to be assertive isn't easy, but a group of top actors face the challenge and put assertiveness to the test. Together they re-create typical scenes in the work place - from chaotic meetings to full-scale rows. With international assertiveness expert Rennie Fritchie.


Unknown: Rennie Fritchie.
Editor: Philippa Daniel
Producer: Fiona Pitcher
Editor: Brian Davies
Brian: Frank Windsor
Jean: Fiona Walker
Malcolm: Gavin Richards
Andy: Gordon Warnecke
Liz: Johanna Hargreaves

: Weather

: Open University

Something New under the Sun? Producer BILL YOUNG

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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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