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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

Starting with 6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast
News headlines or summaries every quarter hour.

: Perfect Strangers

The Break-In. Balki and Larry become reluctant burglars.

: The Seaside Trains

The Friendly Line to
Burnham. Retracing
John Betjeman 's train journey.


Unknown: John Betjeman

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

The Playground Stop.

: Bump


: Raggedy Ann and Andy

Cartoon adventures.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Our House

First Impressions. Jessie is shocked by a robbery. (Rpt;

: Reviving Antiques

Today John FitzMaurice Mills shows how to repair the torn canvas of an oil painting.


Unknown: John Fitzmaurice Mills

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: The Sharks

A report on sharks, featuring new data on their habits and their reasons for attack.
A National Geographic Society/WQED Pittsburgh presentation

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours


: Four Square

Quiz presented by John Sachs. 0 STEREO


Presented By: John Sachs.

: Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr

A New Zealand adventure starring Ken Wahl Donald Pleasence
A spectacular and dangerous chase by air, land and water is prompted by the discovery of the wrecked Yankee Zephyr - a plane laden with gold!
Director David Hemmings 0 FILMS: pages 35-42


Unknown: Ken Wahl
Unknown: Donald Pleasence
Director: David Hemmings
Barney: Ken Wahl
Cibbie: Donald Pleasence
Sally: Lesley Ann Warren
Theo Brown: George Peppard

: Poddington Peas

With Andi Peters.
Cartoon adventures. (Rpt;


Unknown: Andi Peters.

: Radio Roo

Third of a five-part comedy. Clive digs for buried treasure - in the living room! STEREO

: Heathcliff with Cats and Co


: What's That Noise?

Tony Gregory presents a show full of songwriters, from Chopin to Hue and Cry. The writing's also on the wall when he visits Incognito at Wessex
Studios. Plus the largest youth orchestra ever assembled!


Unknown: Tony Gregory

: Newsround

The news for children with a report from the Japan Festival on the launch of the brigantine Kasei, which begins its voyage around the country.

: Grange Hill

Grange Hill
A 20-part children's school drama series.
3: Mrs Monroe heads the green campaign.
(Rpt. Part 4 next Friday) ● STEREO


Unknown: Grange Hill

: Neighbours

A meal turns nasty when Doug gets under Jim's skin. (For cast see Monday. Shown at 1.30pm) STEREO

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Anna Ford.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Anna Ford.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Every Second Counts

General knowledge game show hosted by Paul Daniels. Three couples compete, first against each other and then against the clock for prizes. Producer Stanley Appel ● STEREO


Unknown: Paul Daniels.

: EastEnders

Sharon has some important news for Phil and Grant.
(For cast see Thursday)
(Teletext Subtitles: page 888)

: The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin

The classic comedy serial by David Nobbs.
Starring Leonard Rossiter and Pauline Yates
Elizabeth is away, and Reggie asks his secretary home for a business meeting. But this is no ordinary meeting.
Producer Gareth Gwenlan (Rpt;


Unknown: David Nobbs.
Unknown: Leonard Rossiter
Unknown: Pauline Yates
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan

: Two Point Four Children

Comedy series about a woman's soul-searching amid domestic chaos written by Andrew Marshall.
Starring Belinda Lang Gary Olsen
When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Go Shopping. Ben is unaware that Bill has found a phone number on a scrap of paper near to her last encounter with the biker.
Director/Producer Richard Boden ● STEREO


Written By: Andrew Marshall.
Unknown: Belinda Lang
Unknown: Gary Olsen

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather Bernard Davey.
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Bernard Davey.

: The Secret of My Success

First showing on network television for this comedy starring Michael J Fox and Helen Slater
Brantley Foster is a country boy determined to make it in the big city at any cost. So when he lands a job in the mail room of a major corporation it's no surprise that he rises to the occasion - convincing the boss that he's a whiz-kid executive with some truly radical ideas.
Director Herbert Ross ● STEREO
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 0 FILMS: pages 35-42


Unknown: Michael J Fox
Unknown: Helen Slater
Unknown: Brantley Foster
Director: Herbert Ross
Brantley Foster: Michael J Fox
Christy Wills: Helen Slater
Howard Prescott: Richard Jordan
Vera Prescott: Margaret Whitton
Fred Marlowe: John Pankow

: Film 91 with Barry Norman

Liza Minnelli talks to Barry Norman about Stepping Out, the film version of the West
End show, highlighting the struggles and aspirations of a group of tap dancers. The controversial case of Derek Bentley , hanged in 1953 for the murder of a policeman, is the subject of Let Him Have
It. The event was important in bringing in the abolition of the death penalty. Will this new film help to win Bentley a posthumous royal pardon? Director Shaun Williams
Producer Bruce Thompson
0 BARRY NORMAN : page 34


Talks: Liza Minnelli
Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Derek Bentley
Director: Shaun Williams
Producer: Bruce Thompson
Unknown: Barry Norman

: Spenser for Hire

Starring Robert Urich
One If by Land, Two If by Sea Was an old friend's death an accident or murder? Spenser doesn't think so, until he unravels the man's past.


Unknown: Robert Urich

: 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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