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: Ceefax AM

: Edgar Kennedy

in Dummy Ache
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with John Stapleton and Pamela Armstrong


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Pamela Armstrong

: Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars

5: Boomerang
Flash Gordon and Dr Zarkov set out to rescue Dale Arden from the Clay People. (R)


Unknown: Dale Arden

: News


: But First This!

Andy Crane assisted by Siobhan Mayer , Colin Heywood and Sue Devaney starting with The Pink Panther Show
Pink on the Cob,
Rough Brunch and Congeradulations it's Pink (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Assisted By: Siobhan Mayer
Assisted By: Colin Heywood
Assisted By: Sue Devaney

: Why Don't You..?

Witches' blood, Banana monsters and grisly hands are among the vital ingredients for an expedition to a cave full of monsters. (R)

: Laurel and Hardy

in Fair Play (R)

: News, Weather followed by But First This!

starting with
Silas: 8
With his friends Godik and Jenny, Silas has drifted into more trouble. (R)


Silas: Patrick Bach
Godik: Lucki Molocher
Shrew: Ingeborg Lapsien
Deaf woman: Edith Heerdegen
Jenny: Nina Rothemund
Otter hunter: Patrick Lancelot
Beggar: Guy Parigot
Police officer: Yann Le Bonn
Smith: Michael Habeck
Smuggler: Jean Saundray

: Play School

Mike Amatt and Liz Watts Story: Jack and Nancy by QUENTIN BLAKE (R)


Unknown: Mike Amatt
Unknown: Liz Watts
Unknown: Quentin Blake

: Five to Eleven

with pupils from the Arts Educational Schools, Chiswick

: News

Weather followed by But First This! starting with Superman starring
Olsen's Millions
Jimmy Olsen sets off a train of events which leads him to become a millionaire.


Unknown: Jimmy Olsen
the Man of of Steel: George Reeves
Lois Lane: Noel Neill
Jimmy Olsen: Jack Larson
Perry White: John Hamilton
Directed by: Harry Gerstad

: Wildlife on One

Narrated by David Attenborough
The scorpion - a creature of myth and legend. Judge the legend for yourself as unique film from North Africa and the Caribbean shows the private world of the scorpion, its love dances and the way it tackles its prey.
Written and produced by TONY EDWARDS. (R)


Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: Alastair MacEwen
Produced By: Tony Edwards.

: News

Weather followed by The Garden Party with Viv Lumsden and Eamonn Holmes
Sir John Junor is Fleet Street's longest-serving editor. His daughter, Penny, is a journalist, author and television presenter. Mavis Nicholson explores their 'relative values'.


Unknown: Viv Lumsden
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Sir John Junor
Presenter: Mavis Nicholson

: One O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Helen's portrait of Mrs Mangel is finally unveiled. Written by REG WATSON Directed by CHRIS SHEIL
(For cast see page 53. Shown again at 5.35pm)


Unknown: Mrs Mangel
Written By: Reg Watson
Directed By: Chris Sheil

: AD - Anno Domini

A major five-part series
4: The times are dangerous for Christians in Rome and Jerusalem, but Peter continues with his mission to spread the word. (R)

: Gardeners' Direct Line

Leeds(0532)[number removed]
John Thirlwell introduces your daytime gardening forum. Air your gardening problems live by phone to Geoffrey Smith and Bill Sowerbutts.
Either post your question or ring in before 2.30pm today.
Gardening adviser DAPHNE LEDWARD Director ANN BROCKWELL Producer MARCEL GUlLLOU BBC Leeds
Details on Ceefax page 187
Send questions, competition entries and factsheet requests to:
[address removed]
75p per factsheet or £3.50 for full series. Cheques made payable to Broadcasting Support Services.


Introduces: John Thirlwell
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts.
Unknown: Daphne Ledward
Director: Ann Brockwell
Producer: Marcel Gulllou

: Cartoon

: Children's BBC

Simon Parkin - starting with Scruffy
The sad story of a brave puppy. 3: In the last part of the story Scruffy and her stray dog friends are in serious trouble with the dog catchers. (R)

: Kids of Degrassi Street

Chuck Makes a Choice
Chuck isn't at all sure he wants everyone at school to know that his father is in jail, especially Tina who is new to the school.


Unknown: Linda Schuyler

: Newsround

with Roger Finn Helen Rollason and Terry Baddoo


Unknown: Roger Finn
Unknown: Helen Rollason
Unknown: Terry Baddoo

: We Are the Champions Special

Fun and games on the track and in the swimming pool between teams of disabled children.
From Vale Farm Sports
Centre, Wembley between The Haringey Hares
(The Vale School, Harringay) The Newhammers
(Elizabeth Fry School, Plaistow) and The Ilea Antelopes
(Richard Cloudesley School, Islington and Franklin D. Roosevelt School, Swiss Cottage)
Presenter Ron Pickering with guests, wheelchair marathoner Chris Hallam and Olympic heptathlete Judy Simpson
Engineering manager BRIAN JONES Sound ROBIN LUXFORD
0 BACK PAGES: 86 and INFO: page 78


Presenter: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Chris Hallam
Unknown: Judy Simpson
Unknown: Brian Jones
Unknown: Sound Robin Luxford
Director: Julia Knowles
Producer: Peter Charlton

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas WitcheU and Andrew Harvey


Unknown: Nicholas Witcheu
Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Weather Bernard Davey

: Regional news magazines

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

: Top of the Pops

Introduced by Mike Read and Simon Mayo


Presenter: Mike Read
Presenter: Simon Mayo
Lighting: Dickie Higham
Sound: Martin Deane
Designer: David Hitchcock
Produced and directed by: Stanley Appel

: EastEnders

by Liane Aukin.
'I know everyone'll be looking at me. What am I supposed to do?'
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Liane Aukin

: Bodymatters

with Dr Graeme Garden Dr Alan Maryon Davis Dr Gillian Rice and an audience of intrepid volunteers.
Radiation - Fact and Fiction A cottage in Cornwall, a flight across the Atlantic, or a chest X-ray: which gives you the biggest dose of radiation? It's a word which strikes fear into our hearts, yet daily we're exposed to radiation which occurs naturally, and we don't give it a second thought.
Discover tonight just how it affects our bodies - and where the greatest risks lie. Director STUART MCDONALD Series editor DAVID FILKIN Producer HENRY CAMPION


Unknown: Dr Graeme Garden
Unknown: Dr Alan Maryon Davis
Unknown: Dr Gillian Rice
Director: Stuart McDonald
Producer: Henry Campion

: Bread

written by CARLA LANE
Title music by DAVID MACKAY Designer ROGER HARRIS Produced and directed by ROBIN NASH (R)


Written By: Carla Lane
Music By: David MacKay
Designer: Roger Harris
Directed By: Robin Nash
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Joey: Peter Howitt
Jack: Victor McGuire
Adrian: Jonathon Morris
Billy: Nick Conway
Aveline: Gilly Coman
Mr Boswell: Ronald Forfar
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Eddie: Ken Sharrock
Yizzel's mate: Simon Rouse
Yizzel: Charles Lawson
Mrs Radcliffe: Sheila Fay

: Nine O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis and Andrew Harvey
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: The Monocled Mutineer

The secondof four parts by ALAN BLEASDALE based on the book by WILLIAM ALLISON and JOHN FAIRLEY
Timothy West and Penelope Wilton
Before the Shambles
Capt Davies......ROBERT REYNOLDS
Scots gas mask ...louis
MELLIS Paul McGann imprints his face, his character, his very soul upon the viewer as the incorrigible
Percy Toplis. ... it is a faultless production.
... magnificent.... MIRROR Music GEORGE FENTON


Unknown: Alan Bleasdale
Book By: William Allison
Book By: John Fairley
Unknown: Timothy West
Unknown: Penelope Wilton
Unknown: Mellis Paul McGann
Unknown: Percy Toplis.
Director: Jim O'Brien
Percy Toplis: Paul McGann
Geordie: Billy Fellows
Lady Angela Forbes: Penelope Wilton
Strachan: Ron Donachie
Thomson: Timothy West
Guiness: Anthony Calf
Cpl Reeve: Jonathan McKenna
Wall Eye: P. H Moriarty
Lancashire lad: Gary Bleasdale
Franny: Jerome Flynn
Carrothead: Julian Ronnie
Charles: Matthew Marsh
Gilzean: Patrick Doyle
Gen Asser: David Allister
Aussie gas mask: Geoff Morrell

: Crosstalk

starring Gary Day and Penny Downie Only the computer saw the murder - and it liked what it saw ... Following a suspicious car accident, computer expert Ed Ballinger is confined by his mysterious employers to a luxury apartment and continues to search for the reasons behind the malfunction of a new machine. Gradually, the computer's intelligence grows and Ballinger makes a chilling discovery.
Screenplay by UNDA LANE and MARK EGERTON
0 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Ed Ballinger
Unknown: McDermott Hollister.
Play By: Unda Lane
Unknown: Mark Egerton
Produced By: Errol Sullivan
Directed By: Mark Egerton
Ed Ballinger: Gary Day
Cindy: Penny Downie
Jane: Kim Deacon
Mrs Stollier: Jill Forster
Stollier: John Ewart
Clair: Judith Woodroffe

: 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.

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