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: Ceefax AM

starts your day with news, sport, weather and travel available to all viewers.

: The Flintstones

Ten Little Flintstones (R)

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

Lisa Davidson with summaries on the hour and half-hour.


Unknown: Lisa Davidson

: News

Weather followed by Open Air with Eamonn Holmes and Natalie Anglesey


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Natalie Anglesey

: Kilroy!

with Robert Kilroy-Silk


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Rolf Harris Cartoon Time

Simon Parkin - starting with
Popeye in The Merry-Go-Round Daffy Duck in What Makes Daffy Duck
Droopy in One Droopy Knight Producer DAVID PLATT
(Postponed from 1 April)


Producer: David Platt

: Playbus

stops today at
The Why Bird Stop


Unknown: Fiona Beynon Brown
Producer: Penny Lloyd
Bus driver: Brian Jameson

: Stoppit and Tidyup

Don't Do That
Narrated by Terry Wogan. (R)


Unknown: Terry Wogan.

: Five to Eleven

with Gary Hope


Unknown: Gary Hope

: Open Air

with Eamonn Holmes and Bob Wellings.
What do you think of science-fiction programmes on television? Are there too many or too few? Phone with your views on [number removed]. Senior director ROGER NEALE Producers HUGH FAUPEL DON JONES. ROGER WILKES


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Bob Wellings.
Director: Roger Neale
Producers: Hugh Faupel
Producers: Don Jones.
Producers: Roger Wilkes
Unknown: Malcolm Betney.
Unknown: Tony Harrison
Editor: Susan L. Woodward

: Lost World of the Medusa

On a remote Pacific island, a mysterious lake lies hidden by dense jungle. Below the surface a gigantic shimmering phantom swims, tracking the sun. This weird life form is composed of jellyfish - millions of them - a boiling mass of medusae. Narrated by Barry Paine Written and produced by KEENAN SMART BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Barry Paine
Produced By: Keenan Smart

: Cartoons

: One O'Clock News

with Philip Hayton


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Weather Bernard Davey

: Neighbours

: Cartoon

: Doctor Zhivago

The epic love story set in revolutionary Russia starring
Doctor and poet Yuri Zhivago is brought up in the family of Alexander Gromeko , whose daughter Tonya he marries after graduating. But his true love is for the passionate and beautiful Lara, the mistress of a political opportunist. With the outbreak of the Great War, and with Moscow transformed by the Revolution, their romance is disrupted by the social upheaval surrounding them. David Lean 's stirring film is based on the classic novel by Boris Pasternak , published for the first time in the Soviet Union last year.
Screenplay by ROBERT BOLT Produced by CARLO PONTI Directed by DAVID LEAN
0 BARRY NORMAN: page 21


Unknown: Yuri Zhivago
Unknown: Alexander Gromeko
Unknown: David Lean
Novel By: Boris Pasternak
Play By: Robert Bolt
Produced By: Carlo Ponti
Directed By: David Lean
Yuri Zhivago: Omar Sharif
Lara: Julie Christie
Tonya: Geraldine Chaplin
Komarovsky: Rod Steiger
Yergraf: Alec Guinness
Pasha/Strelnikov: Tom Courtenay
Alexander: Ralph Richardson
Anna: Siobhan McKenna
Girl: Rita Tusfflngham
Sasha: Jeffrey Rockland
Bolshevik: Bernard Kay
Kostoyed: Klaus Kinski

: Final Score

Introduced by Harry Gration
All the results, reports and headline-makers.


Introduced By: Harry Gration

: News

with Philip Hayton

: Neighbours

Jane finds out about Henry and Tony's little deception - then mamma mia!
This week's cast:
Written by PENNY FRASER Directed by STEVE MANN


Written By: Penny Fraser
Directed By: Steve Mann
Madge: Anne Charleston
Henry: Craig McLachlan
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Charlene: Kylie Minogue
Scott: Jason Donovan
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Des Clarke: Paul Keane
Daphne Clarke: Elaine Smith
Mike Young: Guy Pearce
Mrs Mangel: Vivean Gray
Jane Harris: Annie Jones
Eileen Clarke: Myra de Groot
Harold Bishop: Ian Smith
Gail Robinson: Fiona Corke
Rob Lewis: Ernie Bourne
Lucy Robinson: Sasha Close
Beverly: Lisa Armytage
Elinora Romeo: Kate Jason
Tony Romeo: Nick Carrafa

: Children's Royal Variety Performance

in the presence of HRH the Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon inaidoftheNSPCC.
A gala evening from the Dominion Theatre in London, presenting a host of stars and talented young entertainers. Introduced by Sue Cook and featuring on stage Stuart Anderson ,
Brother Beyond, Nick Conway , Andy Crane , John Craven ,
Jimmy Cricket , Mark Curry , Dana, Martin Daniels ,
Jason Donovan , Mike Doyle , Dooby Duck, Yvette Fielding, Tim Flavin , Derek Griffiths , Haswell Twins, Melvyn Hayes , Caron Keating ,
Les Kotsuba, Rula Lenska ,
Marsh Twins , Jessica Martin , Kylie Minogue, Jonathan Morris , Duban Nickol ,
Billy Pearce , Su Pollard ,
Paulo Ponce , Reynolds Girls, Kate Robbins , St James
Twins, Members of Sadler's
Wells Royal Ballet, Members of Sherlock Holmes
Company, Julia Sutton ,
Derek Waring , Gary Wilmot , The Young Set, Sylvia Young Stage School, Arts
Educational School and the Royal Variety Dancers
Musical director RONNIE HAZLEHURST Musical associate PHIL PHILLIPS
Associate producer and stage director NORMAN MAEN Executive producer YVONNE LITTLEWOOD
(Event sponsored by Mothercare) 0 SWITCHED ON: page 107 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Introduced By: Sue Cook
Unknown: Stuart Anderson
Unknown: Nick Conway
Unknown: Andy Crane
Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Jimmy Cricket
Unknown: Mark Curry
Unknown: Martin Daniels
Unknown: Jason Donovan
Unknown: Mike Doyle
Unknown: Tim Flavin
Unknown: Derek Griffiths
Unknown: Melvyn Hayes
Unknown: Caron Keating
Unknown: Rula Lenska
Unknown: Marsh Twins
Unknown: Jessica Martin
Unknown: Jonathan Morris
Unknown: Duban Nickol
Unknown: Billy Pearce
Unknown: Su Pollard
Unknown: Paulo Ponce
Unknown: Kate Robbins
Unknown: Sherlock Holmes
Unknown: Julia Sutton
Unknown: Derek Waring
Unknown: Gary Wilmot
Director: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Unknown: Norman Maen
Unknown: Alan Harding.
Unknown: Barrie Hawes.
Director: Brian Whitehouse
Director: Norman Maen
Producer: Yvonne Littlewood

: Comic Relief's Nose Trek II

The Search for Cash
Lenny Henry , Griff Rhys Jones and Jonathan Ross bring you news of the utterly astonishing amount of money raised by Red Nose Day earlier this year, and how it will help people both in Africa and at home.


Unknown: Lenny Henry
Unknown: Griff Rhys
Unknown: Jonathan Ross

: Wildlife on One

Whistling Hunters Narrated by David Attenborough
The scene is a dense forest in Southern India. A family of wild boar are grazing quietly by the river bank. Suddenly a pair of fox-like ears pops up from the grass: a pack of dholes - Indian wild dogs - are closing in for the kill.
The Indian dog is so rarely seen that early authors thought it might be a mythical animal. This film demonstrates for the first time that dholes are definitely fact, not fiction - expert trackers and hunters in pursuit of prey, gentle and affectionate when guarding and playing with the pups. Above all, they are pack animals and, as they move through the forest, they keep in touch with each other with a strange high-pitched call. Photographed and directed by NARESH BEDI
Film editor NIGEL ASHCROFT Series producer DILYS BREESE


Unknown: David Attenborough
Directed By: Naresh Bedi
Editor: Nigel Ashcroft
Producer: Dilys Breese

: Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

and It is the 23rd century. The
Starship Enterprise, crippled by Klingon attack and mourning the death of Commander Spock, limps back to Earth leaving the Vulcan's body on the unstable planet of Genesis. But Spock's presence is still among the crew ...
Written and produced by HARVEBENNETT
(First showing on British television)
0 FEATURE: page 18


Directed By: Leonard Nimoy
Admiral: William Shatner
Dr 'Bones' McCoy: James T Kirk
Dr 'Bones' McCoy: Deforest Kelley
Engineering Officer Scott: James Doohan
Sulu: George Takei
Chekov: Walter Koenig
Uhura: Nichelle Nichols
Kruge: Christopher Lloyd
Spock: Leonard Nimoy
Lt Saavik: Robin Curtis
David Marcus: Merritt Butrick
Capt Styles: James B Sikking
Ambassador Sarek: Mark Lenard
T'Lar: Dame Judith Anderson
Woman in cafeteria: Grace Lee Whitney

: Main News

with Philip Hayton
Regional News; Weather

: Miami Vice

guest star
Like a Hurricane
Rock singer Caitlin Davies is a star witness in a music industry payola scandal. Assigned to protect her,
Crockett seems out of tune with the lady ...
Written by ROBERT PALM
Directed by COLIN BUCKSEY 0 FEATURE: page 8


Singer: Caitlin Davies
Written By: Robert Palm
Directed By: Colin Bucksey
Crockett: Don Johnson
Ricardo Tubbs: Philip Michael Thomas
Caitlin Davies: Sheena Easton
Lt Castillo: Edward James Olmos
Switek: Michael Talbott
Trudy: Olivia Brown
Gina: Saundra Santiago
Angela: Toukie A Smith
Tommy: Xander Berkeley
Rose: Jared Seide
Wiggins: Tony Hendra
Fremont: Robert Gerchen

: Gloria Gaynor in Concert

Gloria Gaynor makes a rare television appearance in a concert recorded specially for BBC Television at the International Music Festival at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. She performs all her previous chart successes including her million-seller / Will Survive. Associate producer JANE WEIR Producer JOHN G. SMITH
A WHITE RABBIT production for BBCtv BBCPebbleMill


Unknown: Gloria Gaynor
Producer: Jane Weir
Producer: John G. Smith

: Advice Shop

Presented by Hugh Scully , reporter Helen Madden.
A second chance to see the special edition marking the 80th anniversary of the old age pension.
It took a long and bitter campaign to win the first five-shilling pension in 1909. Eighty years on, Helen Madden finds that some pensioners - including Jack Jones and Barbara Castle - are still campaigning.
What of the future? Will the growth of private schemes eventually make the state pension unnecessary? Is the newly-formed Association for Retired Persons the right organisation to take pensioners into the 1990s? Producer TIM LAMBERT Series editor CHRIS LENT (e)
0 PROGRAMME NOTES: send a large 14p sae to A[address removed]


Presented By: Hugh Scully
Reporter: Helen Madden.
Unknown: Helen Madden
Unknown: Jack Jones
Producer: Tim Lambert

: 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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