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: Ceefax AM

: Leon Errol

in A Rented Riot
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Jeremy Paxman and Kirsty Wark Sports news from
Archie Macpherson


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Kirsty Wark

: News

Weather followed by Open Air

: Kilroy!

: News

Weather followed by Going for Gold

: Andy Crane - starting with Playbus

which stops today at The Playground Stop Presenter
Dave Benson Phillips
Puppeteer JANE EVE
Storyteller Anthony Lapsley Story: Sticky Beak and the Floating Koala by MARCIA VAUGHAN , illustrations by ESTER KASEPUU


Unknown: Dave Benson Phillips
Unknown: Jane Eve
Unknown: Anthony Lapsley
Unknown: Marcia Vaughan
Illustrations By: Ester Kasepuu
Music: Jonathan Cohen
Producer: Barbara Roddam

: Paddington

A Visit to the Hospital by MICHAEL BOND. Narrated by Michael Hordem (R)


Unknown: Michael Bond.
Unknown: Michael Hordem

: Five to Eleven

with Estelle Kohler


Unknown: Estelle Kohler

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
It's your chance to put questions to the Controllers of BBC1 and BBC2, Jonathan Powell and Alan Yentob. Ring Open Air on [number removed]


Unknown: Jonathan Powell
Unknown: Alan Yentob.

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live with Sue Cook and Alan Titchmarsh
The special tranquilliser helpline on 0345- [number removed]is open from 1.00pm-6.00prn Also available is 'Stepping Out',
£1.50, [address removed]


Unknown: Sue Cook
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: One O'clock News

with Philip Hayton


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Tensions mount in the Robinson household as they wait for news of Lucy. Written by WAYNE DOYLE


Written By: Wayne Doyle
Directed By: Peter Andrikidis

: Going for Gold

Hosted by Henry Kelly
The six remaining contestants compete for the title of European Quiz Champion.
Executive in charge of production BILL MASON Designer
Associate producer KERENSA BUNCE
Executive producer MICHAEL WHYTE Director STEVE CHILVER
A REG GRUNDY producton in association with BBCtv


Unknown: Henry Kelly
Unknown: Bill Mason
Unknown: David Laskey
Producer: Kerensa Bunce
Producer: Michael Whyte
Director: Steve Chilver
Unknown: Reg Grundy

: Joan of Paris

starring Paul Henreid Michele Morgan
When the five valiant airmen of RAF
Squadron 701 bail out over France, they head for Paris in the hope ot an escape route to
England. Their leader, Free Frenchman Paul Lavallier arranges refuge in a church through his old friend
Fr Antoine , and while dodging the Gestapo he encounters a beautiful barmaid called
Joan. Their growing love and mutual fight against the occupying Nazis is movingly depicted in this atmospheric and contemporary portrait of the Paris Underground.
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Unknown: Paul Henreid
Unknown: Michele Morgan
Unknown: Paul Lavallier
Unknown: Fr Antoine
Unknown: Charles Bennett
Unknown: Ellis St Joseph
Produced By: David Hempstead
Directed By: Robert Stevenson
Joan: Michele Morgan
Paul Lavallier: Paul Henreid
Fr Antoine: Thomas Mitchell
Herr Funk: Laird Cregar
Mile Rosay: May Robson
Gestapo agent: Alexander Granach
Baby: Alan Ladd
Robin: Jack Briggs
Splinter: James Monks
Geoffrey: Richard Fraser
Janitor: Paul Wiegel
English spy: John Abbott

: Cartoon

Circus Today

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with

Green Claws with Nick Mercer and Stella Goodier.
Green Claws is having problems with his clocks, so Percy and he try to invent a new clock - after all the Claws family are great inventors. Iris tries to help too, but has no luck. What can Owlma and the Riddle Tree do to solve the problem?
Claws Family stories Sonya Dann Illustrations Jane Gedye Script by Ursula Jones
Produced by Christine Hewitt

4.10pm Touche Turtle Great Double Header
With a cry of 'Touche, away!' the unlikely musketeer Touche Turtle is off to avenge wrongs and protect the weak!

4.15pm The Best-Kept Secret by Emily Rodda
Told for Jackanory by Elaine R. Smith
2: The Time of Your Life

4.25pm Hokey Wolf Booty on the Bounty

4.35pm What's That Noise?
Craig Charles is Head of Backroom today.
1. What does a conductor do?
Ask Martin Andre (Welsh National Opera) to demonstrate with the Welsh Chamber Orchestra.
2. Who are the Sons of Gordon Gecko?
3. Ask Bruno Brookes and Rob Fisher (Climie Fisher ) how to start 'charting'.
4. Que Pasa need to know.
Arthur Baker has done this for loads of groups.
5. Is that Sigue Sigue
Sputnik's Tony James ?
6. Computer versus 'fingers'
Roger - who will win?
NB: All done without a personal organiser!
Format devised by Tim Graham and Richard Addison
Executive producer Christopher Pilkington
Directed by Steve Smith
Produced by Pippa Dyson

5.00pm Newsround

5.05pm Grange Hill Third of 20 episodes by Barry Purchase.
Trevor is convinced that Vince has ESP.

Ceefax subtitles


Script by: Ursula Jones
Produced by: Christine Hewitt
Writer: Emily Rodda
Director: Steve Smith
Producer: Pippa Dyson
Designer: Laurence Williams
Designer: Sarah Buckland
Designer: Fae Hammond
Producer: Ronald Smedley
Director: Albert Barber
Mr Bronson: Michael Sheard
Mrs McClusky: Gwyneth Powell
Mr Robson: Stuart Organ
Miss Booth: Karen Ford
Mr Griffiths: George A Cooper
Mr Mackenzie: Nicholas Donnelly
Mrs Coney: Adrienne Burgess
Mark Ratcliffe: Adam Ross
Det Bonner: Roy Spencer
Second detective: Christopher Laye
Mr Viner: Danny McCarthy
Wesley: Alan Cooke
Mr Birtles: Geoffrey Beevers
Mrs Birtles: Angela Crow
Auntie Joan: Nichola Davies
Uncle Phil: John Webb
Trevor: John Drummond
Robbie Wright: John Alford
Calley: Simone Hyams
Fiona Wilson: Michelle Gayle
Ronnie Birtles: Tina Mahon
Vince Savage: Steve West
Ziggy: George Christopher
Gonch: John McMahon
Mauler McCaul: Joshua Fenton
Ted: Ian Congdon-Lee
Danny: Jonathan Lambeth
Georgina: Samantha Lewis
Helen Kelly: Ruth Carraway
Jimmy: Anthony Davis
Mandy: Melanie Hiscock
Tegs Ratcliffe: Sean Maguire
Justine Dean: Rachel Roberts
Jason Swift: Peter Ferris
Andy Metcalf: Drew Millar
Jed: Wayne Goddard
Richard: Mark Moody
Jogger: Garry Patrick
Shelley: Nevena Kaley
Michelle: Jane Horn
Bradley: Charles Richard

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton present the latest news from Britain and around the world. Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Philip Hayton

: Regional news magazines

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

: Tomorrow's World

Judith Hann ,
Maggie Philbin , Peter Macann and Howard Stableford with a new year round-up of the latest developments in science, technology and medicine. This week: the farm in Hawaii where all the equipment - even the lawn mower - is solar powered. Producers


Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Maggie Philbin
Unknown: Peter MacAnn
Unknown: Martin Mortimore.
Unknown: Cynthia Page
Unknown: Edward Briffa
Unknown: Jack Weber
Director: Philip Dolling
Editor: Richard Reisz

: EastEnders

by Jane Galletly.
"Can't be more than 12 months ago she's whinging to Angie for a job, now she's running the blooming place."
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Jane Galletly
Devised by: Tony Holland
Devised by/Series Producer: Julia Smith
Series Designer: Keith Harris
Story Editor: Bill Lyons
Series Script Editor: John Maynard
Producer: Mike Gibbon
Director: Mervyn Cumming

: Comedy Classic: The Good Life: The Guru of Surbiton

by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey
Starring Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal and Penelope Keith
with Paul Eddington

Tom's philosophy of life attracts two young disciples, but not permanently he hopes.



Writer: John Esmonde
Writer: Bob Larbey
Music: Burt Rhodes
Designer: Paul Munting
Producer: John Howard Davies
Tom Good: Richard Briers
Barbara Good: Felicity Kendal
Jerry Leadbeatter: Paul Eddington
Margo Leadbeatter: Penelope Keith
Guy: Bruce Bould
Ruth: Irene Richard

: A Question of Sport

Questionmaster David Coleman
Tonight Ian Botham lines up with Peter Beardsley , the Liverpool and England striker, and Karen Straker , Olympic Three-Day Event team silver medallist.
Bill Beaumont is joined by Sam Torrance , a member of Europe's Ryder Cup-winning team, and Derek Redmond , European gold medallist in the 4 x 400m relay. Director MICK DEMPSEY Producer MIKE ADLEY BBC North West


Unknown: David Coleman
Unknown: Ian Botham
Unknown: Peter Beardsley
Unknown: Karen Straker
Unknown: Bill Beaumont
Unknown: Sam Torrance
Unknown: Derek Redmond
Director: Mick Dempsey

: Nine O'clock News

with Michael Buerk
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: Death of a Centrefold

Jamie Lee Curtis Bruce Weitz
Beautiful teenager Dorothy Stratten is befriended by Paul Snider , a small-time hustler with big-time ambitions. After Snider sends some photographs of her to Playboy magazine,
Dorothy is propelled into the world of modelling. Her success is to backfire when Snider's insane jealousy boils over....
Screenplay by DONALD STEWART Produced by PAUL POMPIAN
● FILMS: page 20


Unknown: Jamie Lee Curtis
Unknown: Bruce Weitz
Unknown: Dorothy Stratten
Unknown: Paul Snider
Unknown: Donald Stewart
Produced By: Paul Pompian
Directed By: Gabrielle Beaumont
Dorothy Stratten: Jamie Lee Curtis
Paul Snider: Bruce Weitz
David Palmer: Robert Reed
Hugh Hefner: Mrrchell Ryan
Hilda Flushing: Bibi Besch
Mindy: Tracy Reed
Billy Compton: Mark Withers
Mac Halloran: Hugh Gillin
Jean: Gloria Gifford
Anna: Karlene Crockett
Sherm: Steven Hirsch
Pooch: Luca Bercovici

: Film 89

Barry Norman presents his personal review of the week s cinema releases.
The Presidio - the setting for this thriller is a San
Francisco army base where a military policewoman is murdered. Sean Connery , as an Army Marshal, locks horns with a local cop, Mark Harmon. Splashy action sequences abound.
Pascali 's Island -
Ben Kingsley plays Pascali, a seedy Turkish spy, who lives on the Greek island of Nisi in 1908. Into his world comes
British archaeologist Charles Dance , whose appearance changes his life forever.
James Dearden , writer of Fatal Attraction, directs. Director DOMINIC BRIGSTOCKE Producer JANE LUSH
0 BARRY NORMAN : page 20


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Sean Connery
Unknown: Mark Harmon.
Unknown: Ben Kingsley
Unknown: Charles Dance
Unknown: James Dearden
Unknown: Barry Norman

: Advice Shop

Presented by Hugh Scully and Helen Madden.
Christmas can be a time of crisis. How can parents withstand the pressures?
And when children have to be put in care, how does it affect them? Teenagers in a residential home describe their feelings. Foster carer Marion shows how she helps 8-year-old Tammy through the trauma of separation. But there is a shortage of foster carers; how can viewers help to care for the innocent victims of family breakdown? (R) (e)
For a copy of 'Care for a Child' booklet send a large 22p sae to: [address removed]


Presenter: Hugh Scully
Presenter: Helen Madden
Producer: John Brooke
Series Editor: Chris Lent

: 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.

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