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: CeefaxAM

: The Flintstones

Baby Barney (R)

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Sally Magnusson and Laurie Mayer
News summaries read by Jill Dando on the hour and the half-hour.
The latest sports news from Sally Jones.
Weather forecasts from
Francis Wilson at 7.25, 7.55 and 8.25.
Regional news and travel updates at 7.27, 7.57 and 8.27. Reports from MARK EASTON.


Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Laurie Mayer
Read By: Jill Dando
Unknown: Sally Jones.
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Mark Easton.
Unknown: Anita Findley
Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Bill Turnbull.

: News

Weather followed by Now It's Daffs
Simon Parkin with this morning's children's BBC starting with Boss Cat
The Grand Tour
A cartoon series about the gang of alley-cats captained by the ever resourceful Boss Cat. (R)


Unknown: Simon Parkin

: Why Don't You...?

Sue Denim reveals herself.
Meanwhile the gang try pony trekking, harmonica playing and a spot of kendo.

: News

Weather followed by Top Mates
4: Paul is in trouble again with the headmaster, but help comes from an unexpected quarter.

: Playbus

which stops today at The Patch Stop at Scotlandwell, Tayside where Sam Patch meets some lambs and helps to make a wormery.
Storyteller Bill Torrance Story: Andrew McAndrew and the Taps by BERNARD MACLAVERTY Producer ANNE GOBEY
Excutive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE A FELGATE production for BBCtv


Unknown: Sam Patch
Unknown: Andrew McAndrew
Unknown: Bernard MacLaverty
Producer: Anne Gobey
Producer: Cynthia Felgate
Patch's friend: Amber Leigh

: Five to Eleven

with Wendy Craig


Unknown: Wendy Craig

: News

Weather followed by Open Air Bob Wellings and Mavis Nicholson invite your calls on last night's television, and take a look at a new drama for younger viewers, Children's Ward.
The phone lines are open for your questions and comments on [number removed].


Unknown: Bob Wellings
Unknown: Mavis Nicholson

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live with Sue Cook , Judi Spiers and Floella Benjamin


Unknown: Sue Cook
Unknown: Judi Spiers

: One OXIock News

with Philip Hayton


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Weather John Kettley

: Neighbours

Scott and Charlene's momentous decision meets with mixed reactions. Sally has some devastating news for Henry.
Written by IAN SMITH
Directed by STEVE MANN
(For cast see page 55. Repeated at 5.35pm)


Written By: Ian Smith
Directed By: Steve Mann

: For the Term of His Natural Life

Third and final part of the Australian drama series adapted from the classic adventure story by MARCUS CLARKE.
While John Rex is busy in England planning to usurp the name and inheritance of Richard Devine , Rufus Dawes puts all his efforts into making a daring escape from the penal settlement on Norfolk Island but finds
Lieutenant Frere one step ahead of him at every turn. Just when he is facing his blackest hour, an angel of mercy lends an unexpected hand....
(For cast see page 57) (R)


Story By: Marcus Clarke.
Unknown: John Rex
Unknown: Richard Devine
Unknown: Rufus Dawes

: Dooby Duck's Disco Bus

Andy Crane - starting with Dooby Duck's Disco Bus This week Dooby Duck is having a party on the bus to celebrate Melvyn's birthday. Created by ROGER STEVENSON and HARRY STUART Executive producer


Unknown: Roger Stevenson
Unknown: Harry Stuart
Unknown: Christopher Pilkington
Unknown: Peter Leslie

: Popeye

Misadventures with Popeye, the spinach-guzzling cartoon sailor in: Vegetable Stew Tanks a Lot
Winner Window Washer (R)

: The Whipping Boy

by SID FLEISCHMAN Told for Jackanory by Paul McGann Today: part 3


Unknown: Sid Fleischman
Unknown: Paul McGann

: Laurel and Hardy Cartoon

Stan has problems when he feeds an elephant a peanut at the zoo in Peek-a-Boo Pachyderm (R)

: Cool Jules

written by SID WADDELL
Julian Donny Grimshaw 's current objectives in life are: a) to be hip, cool and trendy, and, b) to date
Sandra Fazakerley. All he needs is the help of his life style adviser Clarence Sharp. Or does he?
Lighting cameraman ALAN HUSSEY
Picture editor STAN LANE
Production EDWARD PUGH
BBC North West


Written By: Sid Waddell
Written By: Julian Donny Grimshaw
Unknown: Sandra Fazakerley.
Unknown: Clarence Sharp.
Unknown: Alan Hussey
Editor: Stan Lane
Unknown: Edward Pugh

: Newsround

with John Craven
Roger Finn and Helen Rollason
The up-to-the-minute news service for Britain's children. Producer SUSIE STAPLES


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Roger Finn
Unknown: Helen Rollason
Producer: Susie Staples
Editor: John Craven

: Blue Peter

with Mark Curry , Caron Keating and Yvette Fielding
JOHN CRAVEN : page 104


Unknown: Mark Curry
Unknown: Caron Keating
Unknown: Yvette Fielding
Producers: Nick Heathcote
Unknown: Oliver McFarlane.
Unknown: Roy Milani
Editor: Lewis Bronze
Unknown: John Craven

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Anna Ford


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Regional news magazines

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

: Top of the Pops

The UK's top pop chart show brings you the latest countdown in vision and sound from the current Top 40 chart.
Introduced this week by Gary Davies and Bruno Brookes
(Simultaneous Broadcast with Radio 1)


Presenter: Gary Davies
Presenter: Bruno Brookes
Lighting: Mike Manning
Sound: Bob Foley
Design: Paul Haines
Produced and directed by: Paul Ciani

: EastEnders

by Allan Swift.
"I've got rights to that kid. I'm his father."
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Allan Swift
Devised by: Tony Holland
Devised by/Series Producer: Julia Smith
Series Designer: Keith Harris
Series Script Editor: John Maynard
Producer: Mike Gibbon
Director: Mervyn Cumming
Michelle: Susan Tully
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Det. Insp. Ashley: Robin Lermitte
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Donna: Matilda Ziegler
Rod: Christopher McHallem
Pat: Pam St. Clement
Frank: Mike Reid
Pete: Peter Dean
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Pauline: Wendy Richard
David: Christopher Reich
Diane: Sophie Lawrence
Shireen: Nisha Kapur
Ricky: Sid Owen
Sohail: Ronny Jhutti
Mo: Edna Dore
Ali: Nejdet Salih
Sue: Sandy Ratcliff
Matthew: Steven Hartley
Carmel: Judith Jacob
Junior: Aaron Carrington

: Holiday 89

with Desmond Lynam and Anne Gregg
How would Prince Charles view the unspoilt geography of Arizona? John Lloyd of Spitting Image notoriety gives more than a hint when he visits Monument Valley, the stage setting for some of the most famous cowboy films. Indeed the Arizona fly-drive reminds him of numerous box-office hits; Bullitt, Duel and of course, the OK Corral.
Everything's OK for Bill Buckley. He sail-drives to northern Spain to stay in some very grand surroundings, the Paradores. Government owned and run, they come as as big a surprise to Bill as their superb setting. Series producer PATRICIA HOULIHAN
0 TRAVEL: page 108
0 MY KIND OF DAY: page 118
0 MAGAZINE: Holiday 89 available from newsagents price £1. 75


Unknown: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Anne Gregg
Unknown: Bill Buckley.

: A Touch of Spice

written by FRANCIS GREIG starring Julia Watson and Natalie Ogle featuring Virginia Stride and Martin Jacobs.
A Touch of Spice is going through a pretty severe cash-flow crisis. Then Helen,
Victoria's mother, meets an old flame and has a bright idea. But a misunderstanding between Dawn and Helen leads to Victoria having a few - mistaken - ideas of her own.
Produced and directed by SUE BYSH


Written By: Francis Greig
Unknown: Julia Watson
Unknown: Natalie Ogle
Unknown: Martin Jacobs.
Unknown: David Thompson
Unknown: Bert Postlethwaite
Designer: Bryan Ellis
Directed By: Sue Bysh
Dawn: Natalie Ogle
Victoria: Julia Watson
Helen: Virginia Stride
Gordon Pugh: Michael Sheard
Clive: Martin Jacobs

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Labour Party.

: Nine O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis
Regional News; Weather

: Life without George

written by PENNY CROFT starring Simon Cadell and Carol Royle.
Larry and Jenny return from their trip of a lifetime to find things aren't quite as they left them. and Title music written and sung by PENNY CROFT
Studio sound MARTIN DEANE
Studio lighting CHRIS TOWNSEND Designer ANDREW HOWE DAVIES Produced and directed by SUSAN BELBIN


Written By: Penny Croft
Unknown: Simon Cadell
Unknown: Carol Royle.
Sung By: Penny Croft
Unknown: Martin Deane
Unknown: Chris Townsend
Designer: Andrew Howe Davies
Directed By: Susan Belbin
Larry: Simon Cadell
Jenny: Carol Royle
Amanda: Elizabeth Estensen
Ben: Michael Thomas
Carol: Cheryl Maker
Sammy: Campbell Morrison
Josephine: Selina Cadell
Mrs Barham: Jane Briers
Pregnant girl: Cathy Sandford
Receptionist: Lynette Edwards
Nurse: Kristine Landon-Smith
Dancer: Emma Rice
Mr Chambers: Ronald Fraser

: Health, Wealth and Happiness

Part 2
Health has a lot to do with happiness. It means getting more out of life - and getting more of it. But statistics show that health in Britain is among the worst in Europe. So how easy is it for us to choose to lead a healthy lifestyle? And are public policies making us ill?
Dr Michael O'Donnell chairs a debate in which experts and politicians confront food, smoking, alcohol and poverty, and asks what needs to be done if we are to be not only encouraged but allowed to lead healthy lives. Research ROSEMARY HUNT
9 SUPPORT MATERIAL: for a free
BBC booklet send a 22P sae (9" x 6")) to [address removed]
0 HEALTH: page 99


Unknown: Dr Michael O'Donnell
Director: Elizabeth Cretch
Producer: Anna Jackson

: International Pro-Celebrity Golf

Seven players, six holes, and the player with the worst score at each hole is eliminated until there is a winner of the Whyte and Mackay Scotch Trophy. If there is a tie for the worst score at any hole they have a shoot-out. Peter Alliss acts as sheriff at the Ailsa Course of the Turnberry Hotel.
Assistant producer BARBARA SLATER TV presentation ALASTAIR SCOTT
Executive producer JOHN SHREWSBURY


Unknown: Peter Alliss
Producer: Barbara Slater
Unknown: Alastair Scott

: 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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