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: Ceefax AM

starts your day with news, sport, weather and travel.

: Edgar Kennedy

in Indian Signs
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Kirsty Wark and Sally Jones


Unknown: Kirsty Wark
Unknown: Sally Jones

: The Flintstones

Dripper (R)

: News


: But First This!

Andy Crane assisted by Siobhan Mayer ,
Colin Heywood and Sue Devaney starting with The Pink Panther Show (R)


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

: Why Don't You...?

The Newcastle gang explore the River Tyne. (R)

: Laurel and Hardy

Mistaken Identi-tree (R)

: But First This!

starting with The Littlest Hobo
The Clown (R)

: Play School

Presenters Floella Benjamin Fred Harris
Story: Bring a Breeze by MARGARET JOY (R)


Presenters: Floella Benjamin
Presenters: Fred Harris

: Cricket: Test Match

Cornhill Insurance Test Series England v Sri Lanka from Lord's Fourth day
TONY LEWIS introduces coverage of the whole morning's play.


Introduces: Tony Lewis

: News

with Moira Stuart


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Weather Bernard Davey

: Neighbours

Henry's new girlfriend causes a sensation.
(Cast page 52. Shown again 5.20pm)

: Bank Holiday Grandstand

See panel

: News

with Moira Stuart Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Weather Bill Giles

: Regional News/Sport

(London/South East only Woody Woodpecker)

: Neighbours

: Daylight Robbery!

Portrait of the grey squirrel as thief
Presented by Jessica Holm
Tight-rope walking along washing lines. Scaling walls seven stories high. Abseiling down wires, and jumping prodigious distances. It seems there is nothing that grey squirrels will not do to steal from garden bird feeders!
But whether you love 'em or hate 'em, there's no denying they are highly successful - both as wild animals, and as urban thieves.
Jessica Holm looks at how cleverly grey squirrels have taken up the challenge of sharing our gardens and stealing food from us.
Producer MIKE BEYNON. BBC Bristol
0 FEATURE: page 12


Presented By: Jessica Holm
Unknown: Jessica Holm
Producer: Mike Beynon.

: Hi-de-Hi!

by JIMMY PERRY , DAVID CROFT featuring as , DFC Maplin's Holiday Camp, 1960 Tell It to the Marines
Peggy's piano playing leads
Ted to challenge the Royal .Marines to a race over their assault course.
Fred Quilly ...... FELIX BOWNESS Yvonne diane HOLLAND
Julian .........................BEN ARIS I Sylvia .................... NIKKIKELLY April.....................LINDA REGAN Yellowcoat boys
Designer ANDREE WELSTEAD HORNBY Produced and directea by DAVID CROFT (R)


Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Unknown: David Croft
Unknown: Felix Bowness
Unknown: Linda Regan
Hornby: Andree Welstead
Unknown: David Croft
Ted Bovis: Paul Shane
Gladys Pugh: Ruth Madoc
Spike Dixon: Jeffrey Holland
Peggy: Su Pollard
Sqn Ldr Clive Dempster: David Griffin
Dawn: Laura Jackson
Sergeant: Brian Gwaspari
Trevor: Perry Benson
Charlie: Timothy Bateson
Trevor's dad: Michael Burns
Trevor's mum: Su Elliott
Sammy: Kenneth Connor

: Wogan

Tonight Terry hosts a Bank Holiday knees-up from the end of the North Pier in Blackpool.
His guests include Les Dawson
Val Doonican and the Roly Polys.
Series producer PETER WEIL Director TOM CORCORAN Producer JON PLOWMAN


Producer: Peter Weil
Director: Tom Corcoran
Producer: Jon Plowman

: Ever Decreasing Circles

The last in the series written by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey
Starring Richard Briers, Penelope Wilton, Peter Egan
with Stanley Lebor, Geraldine Newman

(R) (Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: John Esmonde
Writer: Bob Larbey
Designer: Eric Walmsley
Producer/Director: Harold Snoad
Martin: Richard Briers
Mrs Ripper: Ann Davies
Maintenance man: John Challis
Paul: Peter Egan
Ann: Penelope Wilton
Howard: Stanley Lebor
Hilda: Geraldine Newman

: Flash Gordon

Starring Sam Jones, Melody Anderson, Max Von Sydow
Strange energy waves from the planet Mongo threaten to crash the Moon into the Earth. Only one chance remains for Mankind - Flash Gordon!
Together with comely Dale Arden and brilliant scientist Hans Zarkov, he must make the perilous rocket flight to Mongo, to face and defeat the brutal Ming the Merciless and his plan for cosmic dominance....
A spectacular version of the adventures of the famous comic-strip hero.
FILMS: page 16


Screenplay: Lorenzo Semple Jr
Producer: Dino De Laurentis
Director: Michael Hodges
Flash Gordon: Sam Jones
Dale Arden: Melody Anderson
Princess Aura: Ornella Muti
Emperor Ming: Max Von Sydow
Dr Hans Zarkov: Chaim Topol
Prince Barin: Timothy Dalton
Vultan: Brian Blessed
Klytus: Peter Wyngarde
Kala: Mariangela Melato
Arborian priest: John Osbourne
Fico: Richard O'Brien
Luro: John Hallam
Zogi: Philip Stone
Serving girl: Suzanne Danielle
Hedonia: Bobby Brown
Biro: Ted Carroll

: News

with Moira Stuart Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Miami Vice

Walk Alone
The murder of Tubbs's girlfriend opens a case which points at corruption and drug dealing in the prison system. With revenge in his heart, Rico volunteers to go undercover in Culver penitentiary where the only law is.... there is no law.
Written by w.K. SCOTT MEYER Directed by DAVID JACKSON


Unknown: Scott Meyer
Directed By: David Jackson
Sonny Crockett: Don Johnson
Ricardo Tubbs: Philip Michael Thomas
Lt Castillo: Edward James Olmos
Switek: Michael Talbott
Zito: John Diehl
Trudy: Olivia Brown
Gina: Saundra Santiago
Fox: Kevin Conway
Kellar: Larry Fishburne

: Edinburgh Military Tattoo 1988

Highlights from the floodlit esplanade of Edinburgh Castle
Fanfare 'Above Edinburgh'
The Massed Pipes and Drums Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers and Greys)
First Battalion The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment)
First Battalion The Royal Highland Fusiliers (Princess Margaret's Own Glasgow and Ayrshire Regiment)
First Battalion The Gordon Highlanders
First Battalion The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's)
The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Association
The Tobruk Memorial Pipes and Drums
The Docklands Honda Imps
A thrilling junior motorcycle display
Australia Fair
The Tobruk Memorial Pipes and Drums give a musical and ceremonial display, supported by the Colonial Dancers, performing dances of the 19th century.
Music and Action
A display by the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers and Greys)
The Massed Military Bands Regimental Band of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers and Greys)
Regimental Band of The Scots Guards
Regimental Band of The Royal Highland Fusiliers (Princess Margaret's Own Glasgow and Ayrshire Regiment)
Regimental Band of The Gordon Highlanders
Light Infantry Salamanca Band
Normandy Band, The Royal Green Jackets
Bugles, Second Battalion The Light Infantry
The Hungarian People's Army Ensemble
Dancing by the Honved Ensemble on their first visit to Britain.
Evening Hymn and Last Post
Lone Piper, Auld Lang Syne
Commentary for television Tom Fleming
Director of Music Maj. D. E. Price, Scots Guards
Director of Army Bagpipe Music Maj. J M. Allan, Queen's Own Highlanders
Tattoo producer Lt Col L.P.G. Dow, late The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Produced for TV by Ian Christie
BBC Scotland
(Presented by The Edinburgh Military Tattoo Ltd, and supported by Invergordon Distillers)


Unknown: Seaforth Highlanders
Unknown: Auld Lang
Unknown: Tom Fleming

: Cricket: Test Match

Comhill Insurance Test Series
England v Sri Lanka from Lord's
RICHIE BENAUD introduces highlights of the fourth day's play.
Commentators RICHIE BENAUD
Television presentation


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

: Weather

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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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