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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

Starting with 6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast
News every quarter hour. (For timetable see Monday)

: ...But First This

With Philippa Forrester and Toby Anstis. ● STEREO
New Texas is the galaxy's roughest planet!


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Hartbeat

All at Sea. Tony Hart and Gabrielle Bradshaw on the art of picture making.


Unknown: Gabrielle Bradshaw

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

The Patch Stop.

: Lassie

Lassie has to fight off a vicious jaguar.

: T'n'T

Andi Peters tells you what's hot and what's not in showbiz.


Unknown: Andi Peters

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: The Flying Doctors

Borrowed Time. Bob Archer , a friend of Sam's, has a secret, and a plan to save the planet. 0 STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Unknown: Bob Archer

: The Travel Show Traveller

A visit to the Carinthian Lakes in Austria.
(Tomorrow: Zakinthos)

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Summer Scene

Magazine programme presented by Caron Keating and Linda Mitchell.
12.55pm Regional News; Weather


Presented By: Caron Keating
Presented By: Linda Mitchell.

: One O'Clock News

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

: Neighbours


: We of the Never Never

Australian drama, starring
Angela Punch McGregor Arthur Dignam
Newly married Jeannie leaves her sedate Melbourne home for a domestic cattle station. Based on the classic autobiography by Jeannie Gunn about her pioneering life, this was one of the most successful Australian films of the 80s.
With Tony Barry , Tommy Lewis , Lewis Fitz-Gerald ,
Martin Vaughan and John Jarratt. Director Igor Auzins
0 FILMS: pages 39-45


Unknown: Angela Punch McGregor
Unknown: Arthur Dignam
Unknown: Jeannie Gunn
Unknown: Tony Barry
Unknown: Tommy Lewis
Unknown: Lewis Fitz-Gerald
Unknown: Martin Vaughan
Unknown: John Jarratt.
Director: Igor Auzins

: Cartoon

: Babar

With Andi Peters.
Cartoon adventures.


Unknown: Andi Peters.

: The Night of the Red Hunter

A four-part drama from New Zealand.
1: Peter and Maggie run away and are taken in by the Pipers.
Director David Copeland


Director: David Copeland
Maggie Bennett: Tony Driscoll
Peter Guilford: Toby Laing
Tay: Greer Robson
IshMurdie: Bruno Lawrence

: Newsround

News for children.

: Record Breakers

Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker host the record-breaking show. Cheryl's first experience of abseiling takes her 200 feet down the side of one of London's tallest buildings,
Geoff Somers brings his trusty husky to meet the Record
Breakers team, a ten-man crew create a wildlife pond with highspeed spadework, and composer Carl Davis conducts a record attempt involving 17 musicians and one double bass.


Unknown: Cheryl Baker
Unknown: Geoff Somers
Unknown: Carl Davis

: Neighbours

Christina is determined to be the new Lassiters' Girl and enlists Joe's help to convince
Paul. Preparations are under way for Michael Daniels 's bucks party but nobody is prepared for the surprise ending. (ForcastseeFriday. Shown at 1.30pm) ● STEREO


Unknown: Michael Daniels

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey presenting the latest news reports.
Weather Suzanne Charlton
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Top of the Pops

The weekly chart show with the best of today's music, plus videos and pre-chart exclusives. Introduced by Tony Dortie and Claudia Simon.
Director/ProducerMichael Hurll ● STEREO


Introduced By: Tony Dortie
Introduced By: Claudia Simon.

: EastEnders

Pat pays the price of Dennis's shortcomings. Kathy and Rachel have an unexpected run-in with the new Market Inspector which makes a poor start to Rachel's new career.
Arthur has a problem when Norman the Gnome goes missing.
This week's episodes written by Tony Jordan
(Stereo) (Teletext Subtitles: page 888)


Writer: Tony Jordan
Producer: Leonard Lewis
Director: Beryl Richards
Mark Fowler: Todd Carty
Mandy: Nicola Stapleton
Hattie Tavernier: Michelle Gayle
Steve Elliot: Mark Monero
Kathy Beale: Gillian Taylforth
Rachel Kominski: Jacquetta May
Pat Butcher: Pam St Clement
Frank Butcher: Mike Reid
Sharon Mitchell: Letitia Dean
Grant Mitchell: Ross Kemp
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Mrs Hewitt: Elizabeth Power
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Michelle Fowler: Susan Tully
Ian Beale: Adam Woodyatt
Pete Beale: Peter Dean
Phil Mitchell: Steve McFadden
Richard Cole: Ian Reddington
Dennis: Tony Aitken
Mr Teacher: Willy Payne

: Every Second Counts

Paul Daniels introduces three more couples intent on gathering as many seconds as possible to take forward to the final round against the clock, with the chance to compete for major prizes.
Director Charles Garland
Producer Stanley Appel ● STEREO


Introduces: Paul Daniels
Director: Charles Garland

: RussAbbot

More zany comedy with Russ Abbot , Les Dennis,
Bella Emberg and Sherrie Hewson. The gang says: "Fat has some advantages you can't refute, You can get more excess baggage in an outsize suit, You can even use your
'Y-fronts' as a parachute!" Director Tudor Davies
Producer John Bishop ● STEREO


Unknown: Russ Abbot
Unknown: Bella Emberg
Unknown: Sherrie Hewson.

: Nine O'Clock News

Presented by Philip Hayton. Regional News
Weather Suzanne Charlton
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888 ● NEWS BY TELEPHONE: BBC News can be heard between 5.00am and 8.00pm by dialling 0[number removed]. Calls are charged at 36p per minute cheap rate, 48p at all other times.


Presented By: Philip Hayton.

: 999

Michael Buerk presents some more real-life stories of extraordinary heroism and bravery reconstructed by the emergency services, actors and those people involved in the rescues themselves.
This week a young Scottish couple and their baby are trapped in their car by giant waves. Coastguards are forced to mount a daring and unusual rescue. In Wales, when a climbing accident leaves one man dangling by a rope from a sheer cliff face, his friend goes for help and faces an agonising ordeal.
Plus tips on how you might save a life, as well as video reporter Fiona Foster on the frontline with the rescue services.
Executive producer Peter Salmon
Series producer Andy Batten-Foster ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES page 888


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Reporter: Fiona Foster
Producer: Andy Batten-Foster

: Franco: Behind the Myth

The last of the fascist dictators, General Franco outlived Hitler and Mussolini to rule Spain for 40 years. As modern Spain prepares to host the Olympic
Games, the truth about Franco is a story it doesn't want to hear. Was he the saviour of Spain or a cruel tyrant?
With unique access to Franco's family, including his only daughter Carmen, his confessor and key aides, and using previously hidden archives, including Franco's own home movies, Jonathan Dimbleby probes behind the veil of secrecy and amnesia which has obscured the true face of the man.
Producer Anthony Geffen is acknowledged for his hard-hitting documentaries on world leaders such as Hirohito, Arafat and Ceausescu.


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Anthony Geffen

: Code of Silence A

ll-action thriller about a maverick cop starring
Chuck Norris
Eddie Cusack is a good cop having a very bad day. The mean streets of Chicago are about to be blown apart by a violent gang war and Cusack is top of their hit list.
Director Andy Davis
● FILMS: page 39-45


Unknown: Chuck Norris
Unknown: Eddie Cusack
Director: Andy Davis
Eddie Cusack: Chuck Norris
LuisComacho: Henry Silva
Commander Kates: Bert Remsen
Tony Luna: Mike Genovese
Felix Scalese: Nathan Davis
Crape: Ralph Foody
Pirelli: Allen Hamilton
Victor Comacho: Ron Henriquez

: 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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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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