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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

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

: Kilroy

Topical discussion programme with Robert Kilroy-Silk .


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Hot Chefs

The best of British cooking: haddock and Welsh rarebit.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Philippa Forrester.
The Playground Stop.

: The Family Ness

Cartoon. 0 STEREO

: The Clothes Show

Mariner Judy Lomax seeks advice on looking smart. 0 STEREO


Unknown: Judy Lomax

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: No Kidding

Family quiz with Mike Smith. 0 STEREO


Unknown: Mike Smith.

: People Today

Russell Grant meets
Ken Livingstone and his pet salamander. Debi Jones kicks off her Karaoke Kapers in Nottingham, Miriam Stoppard talks to women in the news.
Including at


Unknown: Russell Grant
Unknown: Ken Livingstone
Unknown: Debi Jones
Talks: Miriam Stoppard

: Pebble Mill

Judi Spiers meets Bob Hope as he looks back on his career.
(Bob Hope is in Road to Zanzibar today at 2.15pm)
12.55 Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Bob Hope
Unknown: Bob Hope

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours

(For cast see Monday. Details at 5.35pm) STEREO

: Four Square

Quiz presented by John Sachs. 0 STEREO


Presented By: John Sachs.

: Road to Zanzibar

One of the classic
Road comedies.
Starring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby
Carnival con-men "Fearless"
Frazier and Chuck Reardon are persuaded by two beautiful girls to part with their money and go on safari.
Director Victor Schertzinger
0 FILMS: pages 45-52


Unknown: Bob Hope
Unknown: Chuck Reardon
Director: Victor Schertzinger

: Tom and Jerry

Cartoon adventures.

: Poddington Peas

With Andi Peters.
Cartoon adventures.
4.00pm Bodger and Badger A 12-part comedy drama.
4: Miss Moon is due for a prize from the school governors unless Mrs Trout gets her hands on it first.
Written by Andy Cunningham 0 STEREO


Unknown: Andi Peters.
Unknown: Mrs Trout
Written By: Andy Cunningham

: Heathcliff with Cats and Co

Cartoon about an alley-cat.

: Now Then

First of a new six-part children's history series.
The Romans Are Coming!
Maiden Castle in Dorset fell to a Roman onslaught in AD. Francis Pryor and Paul Birkbeck encounter two children who witnessed the attack and who remember life in their hill-top home.


Unknown: Francis Pryor
Unknown: Paul Birkbeck

: Newsround

The news for children.

: Grange Hill

A 20-part children's drama series set in a school.
When Chrissy gets into more trouble, Ray has an idea he picked up from his brother. Episode written by Chris Ellis ● STEREO


Written By: Chris Ellis

: Neighbours

Ramsay Street anxiously awaits news of Kerry. ● STEREO

: Six O'Clock News

With John Humphrys and Jill Dando.
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Jill Dando.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Every Second Counts

General knowledge game show hosted by Paul Daniels. Director Tony Newman Producer Stanley Appel 0 STEREO


Unknown: Paul Daniels.

: EastEnders

Clyde is determined to leave the country. But he is not leaving without his son.
Episode written by Ashley Pharoah
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)
Pam St Clement's Kind of Day: page 106


Writer: Ashley Pharoah
Producer: Corinne Hollingworth
Director: Philip Casson
Rachel: Jacquetta May
Clyde: Steven Woodcock
Michelle: Susan Tully
Mark: Todd Carty
Etta: Jacqui Gordon-Lawrence
Celestine: Leroy Golding
Jules: Tommy Eytle
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Pete: Peter Dean
Lloyd: Garey Bridges
Hattie: Michelle Gayle
Steve: Mark Monero
Marcus: Clint Dyer
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Nick Cotton: John Altman
Frank: Mike Reid
Pat: Pam St Clement
Phil: Steve McFadden
Ian: Adam Woodyatt

: The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin

Classic comedy series written by David Nobbs
Starring Leonard Rossiter Pauline Yates

Reggie attends his own memorial service in disguise.

(Teletext subtitles: page 888)


Writer: David Nobbs
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Reginald Perrin: Leonard Rossiter
Elizabeth Perrin: Pauline Yates
C.J.: John Barron
Joan Greengross: Sue Nicholls
Jimmy: Geoffrey Palmer
Tony Webster: Trevor Adams

: A Question of Sport

Sports quiz hosted by David Coleman. Team
captain Ian Botham lines up with Everton and England striker,
Peter Beardsley , and former world javelin record holder, Fatima Whitbread. Bill Beaumont 's guests are West Indian all-rounder, Carl Hooper , and Arsenal and England goalkeeper, David Seaman. Executive producer Mike Adley


Unknown: David Coleman.
Unknown: Captain Ian Botham
Unknown: Peter Beardsley
Unknown: Bill Beaumont
Unknown: Carl Hooper
Unknown: David Seaman.

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Peter Cockroft
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Making Out

Comedy drama in eight parts by Debbie Horsfield.
What with one thing and another it's amazing that New Lyne produce any electronics at all. A creche is set up on the factory floor, and Klepto, back from university doing a holiday job, cheers the place up with a mural painting and discovers a hidden talent.
Producer Carol Wilks Director Tom Cotter


Unknown: Debbie Horsfield.
Producer: Carol Wilks
Director: Tom Cotter
Norma: Tracie Bennett
Carol May: Shirley Stelfox
Pauline: Rachel Davies
Jill: Melanie Kilburn
Queenie: Margi Clarke
Klepto: Moya Brady
Donna: Heather Tobias
Bernie: Alan David
Colin: David Hargreaves
Frankie: John Forgeham
Avril: Susan Brown
Nancy: Sue Wallace
Chunky: Brian Hibbard
Ray: Tim Dantay
Rosie: Jane Hazlegrove
Axel: Martin Wenner
Selim: Nirjay Mahindru
Trina: Cassie Stuart

: Film 91 with Barry Norman

Dead Again , directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh , is a film noir murder-mystery partly told in flash back. In Rambling Rose Laura Dern plays a 19-year-old who makes her mark on a southern family when she joins their household. Robert Duvall and Diane Ladd also star.
Boyz 'n the Hood marks the directing debut of John Singleton , and continues the current trend of black films made by black film makers.
Plus a report on Hollywood's interest in British comedy talent - how easy is it for our humour to cross the Atlantic?
Director Caius Julyan
Producer Bruce Thompson
* COMPETITION: ring 0[number removed]. Calls are charged at 36p per minute cheap rate, 48p at all other times. 0 BARRY NORMAN : page 43


Unknown: Dead Again
Unknown: Kenneth Branagh
Unknown: Laura Dern
Unknown: Robert Duvall
Unknown: Diane Ladd
Unknown: John Singleton
Producer: Bruce Thompson
Unknown: Barry Norman

: David Essex, Past, Present and....

David Essex , recorded at the Bournemouth International
Convention Centre during his present tour, and featuring some of his best-known hits including Gonna Make You a Star and Rock On, and his current single Africa You
Shine which he sings with his guests, Zulu band Shikisha. Producer John G Smith
A White Rabbit production for BBCtv


Unknown: David Essex
Producer: John G Smith

: Spenser for Hire

One If by Land, Two If by Sea Spenser investigates the death of an old friend.


Spenser: Robert Urich
Hawk: Avery Brooks
Rita Fiori: Carolyn McCormick
Sgt Frank Belson: Ron McLarty
Lt Martin Quirk: Richard Jaeckel
Michael Kelly: Stephen Joyce
Catherine Kelly: Suzy Hunt

: 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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