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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

Starting with 6.30-6.55
Business Breakfast
Followed at 7.00am by the morning news programme with headlines or summaries every quarter hour.

: Daytime UK

The magazine programme with a regional flavour.
9.00 News and Weather 9.05 Kilroy 9.50 Dish of the Day
10.00 News and Weather
10.05 10.35 Children's BBC Introduced by Simon Parkin
Playdays - the Playbus stops today at the Patch Stop in St Ives, Cornwall 10.25 Stoppit and Tidyup 10.35 Going for Gold 11.00 News and Weather 11.05 People Today - a daily look at the lives of people across the UK, plus the chance to have your say on Open Line, [number removed]
12.00 News and Weather
12.05 Rosemary Conley 's Diet and Fitness Club 12.20 Scene Today 12.55 Regional News and Weather


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Rosemary Conley

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours

Toby and Lochy are a pair of little devils.

: Going for Gold

European quiz contestants join host Henry Kelly.


Unknown: Henry Kelly.

: Seven Women

Anne Bancroft At the height of the Chinese revolution, a group of people trapped in a remote mission face an appalling ordeal from encroaching Mongolians.
Director John Ford
0 FILMS: page 42


Unknown: Anne Bancroft
Director: John Ford
Dr Cartwright: Anne Bancroft
Emma Clark: Sue Lyon
Agatha Andrews: Margaret Leighton
Miss Binns: Flora Robson
Jane Argent: Mildred Dunnock
Florrie Pether: Betty Field
Mrs Russell: Anna Lee
Charles Pether: Eddie Albert
Tunga Khan: Mike Mazurki
Lean warrior: Woody Strode

: Cartoon

: Dooby's Duck Truck

Introduced by Andi Peters.
Dooby's rock concert comes to you from the London Planetarium.


Introduced By: Andi Peters.

: Gordon the Gopher

Starring Gordon the Gopher and Phillip Schofield.


Unknown: Phillip Schofield.

: Jimbo and the Jet Set


: The Unlucky Family

Written by Mrs Henry de la Pasture. Told in five daily parts for Jackanory by Penelope Wilton.


Written By: Mrs Henry de la Pasture.
Unknown: Penelope Wilton.

: Fantastic Max

Cartoon about a toddler.

: Dizzy Heights

Children's puppet comedy set in a hotel. Starring
Alan Heap and Mick Wall. 4: A reporter visits.


Unknown: Mick Wall.

: Newsround

The news for children.

: Blue Peter

With Yvette Fielding, John Leslie and Diane-Louise Jordan.


Unknown: John Leslie
Unknown: Diane-Louise Jordan.

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With John Humphrys and Andrew Harvey.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Top of the Pops

Introduced by Nicky Campbell. Director/Producer Paul Ciani
• SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST: Radio 1. • MAGAZINE: Number One magazine every Wednesday. 55p from newsagents.


Introduced By: Nicky Campbell.
Producer: Paul Ciani

: EastEnders

Celestine's young admirer is getting out of hand.
Episode written by Trish Cooke
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)


Writer: Trish Cooke
Producer: Corinne Hollingworth
Director: Terry Iland
Grant: Ross Kemp
Phil: Steve McFadden
Ricky: Sid Owen
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Michelle: Susan Tully
Etta: Jacqui Gordon-Lawrence
Celestine: Leroy Golding
Yvonne: Pamela Nomvete
Clyde: Steven Woodcock
Eddie: Michael Melia
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Ethel: Gretchen Franklin
Dr Legg: Leonard Fenton
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Mark: Todd Carty
Diane: Sophie Lawrence
Contractor: Jamie Foreman
Lloyd: Garey Bridges
Hattie: Michelle Gayle

: Tomorrow's World

Roads to Freedom?
The motor car gave us the dream of go-where-you-please personal transport, but it has become a nightmare as our roads seize up with traffic. In a special programme,
Tomorrow's World tests out the alternatives in a journey across Europe, and reports on the prospects for Britain's high-speed trains and new plans for air traffic control. But how can cars be kept moving? New technology like route guidance and road pricing may help, but will the real price be the motorists' precious freedom?
With Judith Hann , Howard
Stableford, Kate Bellingham and Peter Macann.
Producer Cynthia Page Editor Dana Purvis
• INFORMATION LINE: 0[number removed].
Calls cost 33p per minute off-peak and 44p per minute at all other times. Also on Ceefax page 627, Thursday and Friday only.


Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Kate Bellingham
Unknown: Peter MacAnn.
Editor: Dana Purvis

: Doctor at the Top

Comedy based on the books by Richard Gordon.
The VIP. There is deep depression at St Swithin's as the new hospital manager's economy measures and cutbacks take effect.
Director/Producer Susan Belbin • PICTURE STORY: page 75.


Unknown: Richard Gordon.
Producer: Susan Belbin
Duncan P Waring: Robin Nedwell
Professor Stuart-Clark: Geoffrey Davies
Paul Collier: George Layton
Dr Lionel Snell: Roger Sloman
Adrian Quint: Angus Deayton
Rebecca Stuart-Clark: Chloe Annett
McGregor: William Vander Puye
Jonathan Asante: Ben Onwukwe
Crabtree: Andrew Powell
Charge Nurse: Paul Dalton
Pushpinda: Laura Beckford
Lee: Paul Courtenay Hugh
Mr Pearson: Len Lowe
Patient: Lester White
Quint's secretary: Jane Goddard

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather John Kettley
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 (news only)


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Open All Hours

A classic comedy by Roy Clarke about a miserly northern shopkeeper.
Starring Ronnie Barker David Jason
Lynda Baron
Producer Sydney Lotterby


Comedy By: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: David Jason
Unknown: Lynda Baron
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Arkwright: Ronnie Barker
Granville: David Jason
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel: Lynda Baron
Mavis: Maggie Ollerenshaw
VAT man: Renu Setna
Neville: Nick Stringer
Workman: Matthew Scurfield

: Question Time

Peter Sissons presents live debate and discussion from the Barbican Centre, London. Producer Mark McDonald
Editor James Hogan
0 AUDIENCE: if you would like to be in the Question Time audience, send a large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Producer: Mark McDonald
Editor: James Hogan

: HeartBeat

An American drama based in a Los Angeles clinic operated by doctors dedicated to the needs of female patients.
Two Out of Six. When an expectant mother carrying sextuplets develops complications, Paul decides to perform a controversial and revolutionary medical techique. Cory discovers the mother of the abandoned baby.


Paul: Darrel Larson
Cory: Lynn Whitfield
Joanne: Kate Mulgrew
Leo: Ben Masters
Marilyn: Gail Strickland

: Weather

: * By-election Special

Ribble Valley. How well will the Government do in this normally safe Conservative seat, and what lessons will the day provide for the timing of a general election? David Dimbleby presents the by-election result, helped by his team of analysts in Ribble Valley and with senior politicians in the studio. Editor Peter Horrocks


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Editor: Peter Horrocks

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.

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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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