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: Ceefax AM

: Clark and McCullough

in Love and Hisses Director SAM WHITE
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Jeremy Paxman and John Stapleton
National and international news and analysis on the hour and half-hour.
Francis Wilson looks ahead to the weekend weather at home and abroad at
7.25, 7.55 and 8.25


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Francis Wilson

: News

Weather followed by Dallas
Do You Take This Woman? Southfork prepares for a happy event, but will history repeat itself?


Unknown: Leonard Katzman
Directed By: Gwen Archer

: 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 Head Roll and Eye Rotations (R)

: News

Weather followed by Small World
A series featuring some of the finest model makers and collectors
Today: Miniature Furniture We meet Denis Hillman in Sussex who is probably the finest miniature furniture maker in the world.
Presenter Eric Thompson Producer PAUL SMITH (R) BBC Bristol


Unknown: Denis Hillman
Presenter: Eric Thompson
Producer: Paul Smith

: Goofy Groceries

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Play School
People walking single, people in a crowd, people saying nothing, people talking loud.
Presenter Jane Hardy Guests
Simon Davies , Johnny Ball Story: Just Rolling Along by CHRIS GALER (R)


Presenter: Jane Hardy
Unknown: Simon Davies
Unknown: Johnny Ball
Unknown: Chris Galer

: Cricket: Second Test

Comhill Insurance Test Series England v West Indies
TONY LEWIS introduces live coverage of the first morning's play at Lord's. including at 10.55 and 12.00 News and Weather


Introduces: Tony Lewis

: One O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Neighbours

Des and Daphne have a showdown.
Helen is forced to confront her relationship with Gerard. Written by MARIE TREVOR Directed by MARK CALLAN
(Castpage55. Shownagainat5.35pm)


Written By: Marie Trevor
Directed By: Mark Callan

: Cricket and Racing

Cricket: Second Test
Comhill Insurance Test Series from Lord's
England v West Indies
TONY LEWIS introduces live coverage of the afternoon's play.
Royal Ascot
The years come and go but the scene remains the same. Only the crowds grow larger for Ladies' Day - the highlight of the week.
2.30 Cork and Orrery Stakes (6f)
3.05 Norfolk Stakes (5f)
Introduced by JULIAN WILSON Race and paddock commentators
JIMMY LINDLEY , JOHN HANMER The fashion scene described by EVE POLLARD Producer FRED VINER


Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Jimmy Lindley
Unknown: John Hanmer
Producer: Fred Viner

: The Pink Panther Show

Pink ZZZ; Trail of the Lonesome Mine; Starpink (R)

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with ChuckleVision
There's magic in the air when the Chuckle Brothers turn their hands to conjuring and illusion, much to the amazement of resident magician Simon Lovell. All this and Armchair Theatre with Billy Butler too! Director CELlA THOMSON Producer MARTIN HUGHES BBC North West (R)


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

: The Biskitts

The Golden Biskitt and A Bone in the Stone (R)

: Coppers and Co!

by TERRY RAVENSCROFT starring David Copperfield with Sally Dewhurst
Antony Howes , Carol Chell Song and Dance
If Tony is putting on his top hat and Sally is stringing along who will be star for a day?


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

: 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 Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: Regional news magazines

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

: Top of the Pops

Presenting hits and videos from the Top 40 chart.
Introduced by Mike Read and Gary Davies.


Presenter: Mike Read
Presenter: Gary Davies
Lighting: Rod Litherland
Sound: Alan Machin
Designer: Dick Coles
Produced and directed by: Paul Ciani

: EastEnders

by Rob Gittins.
"Alright Donna! You want the truth I'll give you the truth and I only hope you can live with it 'cos I've had to for the last 20 years."
Theme tune available on The Best of BBCtv's Themes
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Rob Gittins
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Donna: Matilda Ziegler
James Willmott-Brown: William Boyde
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Ballard: Peter Meakin
Mantel: Pavel Douglas
Den: Leslie Grantham
Brad: Jonathan Stratt
Joanne: Pamela Salem
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Darren: Gary McDonald
Sue: Sandy Ratcliff
Guizin: Ishia Bennison
Ali: Nejdet Salih
Mehmet: Haluk Bilginer
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Michelle: Susan Tully
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Pete: Peter Dean
Dr Legg: Leonard Fenton
Carmel: Judith Jacob
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Colin: Michael Cashman
Junior: Aaron Carrington
Melody: Lyanne Compton
Pat: Pam St. Clement
Frank: Mike Reid
Chris: Allan O'Keefe
Rod: Christopher McHallem
Charlie Cotton: Christopher Hancock

: Brainstorm

The science power game with Kenny Everett assisted by Cleo Rocos
This week's guest expert: Roger Taylor from Queen. In this first zany battle of vaguely scientific minds, three out of four contestants will be drained of all their power - and evaporated by Kenny's scrungeatron.
The one survivor will be the first Brainstorm champion!
Series editor DAVID FILKIN Director STUART MCDONALD Producer ROB BAYLY Win a 'Brainstorm' sweatshirt, Ceefax page 187


Unknown: Kenny Everett
Assisted By: Cleo Rocos
Unknown: Roger Taylor
Editor: David Filkin
Director: Stuart McDonald
Producer: Rob Bayly

: Bread

written by CARLA LANE First of a 13-part series
Title music by DAVID MACKAY Directed by SUSAN BELBIN
Produced by ROBIN NASH (R)


Written By: Carla Lane
Music By: David MacKay
Directed By: Susan Belbin
Produced By: Robin Nash
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Joey Boswell: Peter Howitt
Jack Boswell: Victor McGuire
Adrian Boswell: Jonathan Morris
Aveline Boswell: Gllly Coman
Billy Boswell: Nick Conway
Mr Boswell: Ronald Forfar
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Julie: Hilary Crowson
Carmen: Jenny Jay
Councillor, Mr Maynard: Frank Vincent
Woman at police station: Pamela Cundwell
Police officer: Duncan Gould
Yizzel: Charles Lawson
Yizzel's mate: Simon Rouse
Vicar: John Woodnutt

: Nine O'Clock News

Martyn Lewis and Philip Hayton present the day's news at home and abroad.
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Philip Hayton

: The Magic of David Copperfield

In his ninth annual television spectacular the American master of illusion, David Copperfield , attempts to achieve the supposedly unachievable: a daring escape from Alcatraz Prison where he battles against straitjackets, sophisticated surveillance equipment, ferocious dogs and explosive devices. Will this encounter with "The Rock' defeat even his amazing skills? As a warm-up, David brings his famed humour and showmanship to some lesser tasks, such as evading steel spikes suspended by a burning rope and taking a nap on the point of a sword....


Unknown: David Copperfield
Unknown: Ann Jillian
Unknown: David Copperfield

: Question Time

Among Sir Robin Day's guests at the Greenwood Theatre in London are:
Rt Hon Michael Heseltine , MP Rt Hon Baroness Seear Rt Hon John Smith , MP Director ANN MORLEY


Unknown: Michael Heseltine
Unknown: John Smith
Director: Ann Morley
Producer: Anna Carragher
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: Oh, I Say!

An 80th Birthday Tribute to Dan Maskell
Known the world over as the 'Voice of Wimbledon',
Dan Maskell 's career in tennis has seen the transition of a truly amateur game into a multi-million pound business.
With the help of friends and colleagues like Fred Perry , Jack Kramer , Bud Collins and HRH The Duke of Kent, Dan recalls his life in tennis as ballboy, player and coach to the all-conquering British Davis Cup team in the 1930s, his experiences as a rehabilitation officer in the war and a career in television which began in the early 50s. Narrated by John Barrett Producers JOHNNIE WATHERSTON WENDY SHEPPARD
0 INFO: page 92


Unknown: Dan Maskell
Unknown: Dan Maskell
Unknown: Fred Perry
Unknown: Jack Kramer
Unknown: Bud Collins
Unknown: John Barrett
Producers: Johnnie Watherston
Producers: Wendy Sheppard

: 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.

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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