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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast
News every quarter hour.

: Perfect Strangers

Wedding Belle Blues. Balki's 25th birthday brings him an unexpected visitor.

: Today's Gourmet

Today: Tomato and olive leeks, smoked pork roast and strawberry shortcakes.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Toby Anstis. * STEREO
The Playground Stop. ● STEREO
● PLAYDAYS MAGAZINE: 50p, on sale Wednesday from newsagents.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Stoppit and Tidyup

Animated cartoon.

: Discovering Animals

Bats and mice.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: The Travel Show Guides

A visit to Normandy, France.

: The Hogan Family

Oh Dad, Poor Dad. Michael's family plan a surprise party.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Summer Scene

First of a new series which comes live from the National Garden Festival, Ebbw Vale, weekday lunchtimes. Caron Keating and Linda Mitchell present a lively magazine programme of music, features and fun. With celebrity guests, including today, Masterchefhost Loyd
Grossman, singer
Cyndi Lauper and exotic dancers the Chippendales.
• FEATURE: page 22
● EDITOR'S LETTER: page 100
12.55pm Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Caron Keating
Unknown: Linda Mitchell
Unknown: Masterchefhost Loyd
Singer: Cyndi Lauper

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888

: Neighbours


: Working Titles

Series about the working aristocracy. Today: Lady
Victoria Leatham , an antiques expert working for Sothebys, and the Countess of Mar, who runs a smallholding with her husband in Worcestershire.


Unknown: Victoria Leatham

: Soldier In the Rain

Offbeat comedy drama, starring
Steve McQueen Jackie Gleason
The dreams and schemes of two US Army sergeants who get involved with a sweet 18-year-old schoolgirl.
With Tuesday Weld, Tony Bill ,
Tom Poston , Ed Nelson , Lew Gallo , Paul Hartman , Adam West , Chris Noel and Lewis Charles.
Director Ralph Nelson 0 FILMS: pages 43-52


Unknown: Steve McQueen
Unknown: Jackie Gleason
Unknown: Tony Bill
Unknown: Tom Poston
Unknown: Ed Nelson
Unknown: Lew Gallo
Unknown: Paul Hartman
Unknown: Adam West
Unknown: Chris Noel
Unknown: Lewis Charles.
Director: Ralph Nelson

: Cartoon

Red and Blue in animated fun.

: Just So Stories

With Philippa Forrester.
Rudyard Kipling 's classic tales. Today: The Crab That Played With the Sea. Narrated by Geoffrey Matthews.


Unknown: Philippa Forrester.
Unknown: Rudyard Kipling
Unknown: Geoffrey Matthews.

: Chucklevision

Uncle Henry goes on holiday, Paul and Barry go to the dogs. (Stereo)

: Watt on Earth

Seventh of a 12-part science-fiction comedy thriller. Watt finds out about money. (Rpt. Part 8 on Thursday) • STEREO

: Pirates of Dark Water

Animated adventures.

: Newsround

News for children.

: Activ-8

Stoolball, fencing, dragon boats and pocket bikes. Plus an investigation: is sport racist?

: Neighbours

Joe meets Miss 29 but what sort of man does she think he is?
(Forcastsee Wednesday. Shown at 1.30pm)

: Six O'Clock News

Peter Sissons and Anna Ford with the latest reports.
Weather Bernard Davey
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


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

: Noel's Addicts

Noel Edmonds 's lighthearted series on people's obsessions.
Tonight, Noel discovers "that's the way to do it!" from an ardent Punch and Judy man. And he meets a couple with a secret collection of spiders, an American who owns a valuable collection of cars - mostly Ferraris, and a man who collects military cap badges. Director Graham Wetherell
Producer Richard L Lewis
STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 CONTRIBUTORS: if you are a collector or if you are obsessed with a subject, write to Noel's Addicts, BBC, Birmingham B5 7QQ


Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Director: Graham Wetherell

: EastEnders

Kathy's back but Ian doesn't want to talk.
(Forcast see Thursday)

: Just Good Friends

Classic comedy series, written by John Sullivan , starring
Paul Nicholas , Jan Francis Penny and Vince are back in London and pursuing their separate careers.
Director Sue Bysh
Producer Ray Butt


Written By: John Sullivan
Unknown: Paul Nicholas
Unknown: Jan Francis
Director: Sue Bysh
Producer: Ray Butt
Vince Pinner: Paul Nicholas
Penny Warrender: Jan Francis
Bev: Sally Faulkner
Lennie: James Lister'

: Crime Limited

The series that takes the cameras behind the scenes of crime tonight joins WPC
Rita Jones in Birkenhead. She is one of the hard-pressed team policing Merseyside's busiest beat where "you never know what's going to happen - things can just snowball."
With Nick Ross and Sue Cook.
Series producer John Getgood Editor Nikki Cheetham


Unknown: Rita Jones
Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Sue Cook.
Producer: John Getgood
Editor: Nikki Cheetham

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Boys from the Bush

Comedy-drama set in Australia, written by Douglas Livingstone. Starring Tim Healy Chris Haywood
Beasts and Beauty. Les, still scorned by Arlene, decides to see Australia but gets trapped in the mountains by a female truckie. Dennis and Reg try to discover the identity of the lover of the young wife of an ex-boxing champ. Dennis is delighted that he's being paid to be a guest at a luxury seaside hotel, particularly as it means he can give orders to Reg who is masquerading as a waiter.
Arlene sulks back in Melbourne while Les escapes the female truckie only to find troubled waters by the seaside.
Producers Verity Lambert , David Shanks DirectorShirley Barrett
A Cinema Verity/Entertainment Media production for BBCtv • STEREO


Written By: Douglas Livingstone.
Unknown: Tim Healy
Unknown: Chris Haywood
Producers: Verity Lambert
Producers: David Shanks
Producers: Directorshirley Barrett
Reg: Tim Healy
Dennis: Chris Haywood
Leslie: Mark Haddigan
Arlene: Nadine Garner
Doris: Pat Thomson
Delilah: Kris McQuade
Gabrielle: Andrea Cunningham
Rocko: Roger Ward
Martha: Robyn Gurney
Carl: Reg Gorman
Johnny: Gary Adams
Bill: Larry Held
Nestie: Sally-Anne Upton
Shaver: Rudy Vergunst
Growler: David Glazebrook

: Film 92 with Barry Norman

Straight Talk stars
Dolly Parton as Shirlee, a small-time dancing instructor who heads for the Big City and finds that James Woods and a radio station provide the excitement she craves.
Brad Pitt plays Johnny Suede , a young musician obsessed with suede and 50s pop idol
Ricky Nelson. Plus a report from the set of Carry On Columbus, the first Carry On for 14 years. Director Michael Samuels
Producer Bruce Thompson ● STEREO
● COMPETITION: ring 0[number removed](calls charged at 36p per minute cheap rate. 48p at all other times) 0 BARRY NORMAN : page 44


Unknown: Straight Talk
Unknown: Dolly Parton
Unknown: James Woods
Unknown: Brad Pitt
Unknown: Johnny Suede
Unknown: Ricky Nelson.
Director: Michael Samuels
Producer: Bruce Thompson
Unknown: Barry Norman

: More Than a Game

Documentary series examining the state of modern-day sport. Who's in the Control Room ?
Television offers sport both exposure and cash, but in return, sometimes moves the goalposts. TV calls time out in American football and in the West Indies cricket is threatened by basketball on satellite. Top boxing is already restricted to those who pay a premium - Wimbledon and the World Cup could soon follow. Director John Sheppard
Series producer David Harrison
An Independent Image production for BBCtv


Director: John Sheppard
Producer: David Harrison

: Private Eye

American drama series set in 1956 Los Angeles, starring Michael Woods
Josh Brolin
Hollywood Confidential. Jack and Johnny become involved in the tragic side of Hollywood when a young actress is found dead after photographs of her date with a box office star are published in a sleazy tabloid.


Unknown: Michael Woods
Unknown: Josh Brolin

: Weather

: BBC Select

Executive Business Club: this specialist night-time service of management training programmes is now scrambled and available only to subscribers. Forinformation write to [address removed], or telephone (free) 0[number removed].

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.

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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.

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