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But First This....


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The last in the present series with Simon Parkin ,
Andi Peters and Stephanie Lowe - starting with Muppet Babies
Eight Minus One Equals Panic
Created for television by JIM HENSON (R)
9.25am Hartbeat presented by Tony Hart Margot Wilson and Joanna Kirk.
13: Shapes and Mechanics
The little hen sees double as she pecks at the seeds, a cardboard rocket travels by Concorde to take its place with the exhibits and a luxury limousine is in the pink as it takes shape. But why is everyone looking so deflated?
Assistant producer Fiona SHORE Producer CHRISTOPHER TANDY (R)
0 PICTURE GALLERY: if you are 15 or under and want to send a picture to the Gallery. send it to: Hartbeat,
BBCtv. London W3 6XZ. There's a prize for those shown, if you put your name, age and address on the back. Sorry, no pictures can be returned.
10.00am News
Weather followed by Gentle Ben
Boom Land's Boom-erang
A businessman wants to buy land for a gun club in a bird sanctuary.
Directed by RICOU BROWNING (R)
10.30am Playbus
The Tent Stop where Humphrey and Wobble Clown join Trish Cooke ,
Ricky Diamond , Sheila Hyde and Pauline Little to tell the story
Thunderstorms and Rainbows by Margaret Mahy. Music RICHARD BROWN Director BRIAN JAMESON Producer ANN REAY (R)
Five to Eleven with Anne Harvey. Producer RALPH ROLLS
11.00am News
Weather followed by Popeye Double Bill
11.15am The 0 Zone with Andy Crane.
The last in the present series of Britain's first daily environment-friendly music magazine. Including this week's Video Vote.
0 TELEVOTE NUMBER: [number removed].
Calls are charged at 38p (peak) or 25p (off-peak) per minute.
11.30am Handles
3: Writing on marrows leads to trouble and there's more about Elsie that Erica doesn't know.
Director CHRIS ELLIS (R)
11.50am Bananaman
The Crown Jewel Caper with the voices of Tim Brooke-Taylor
Bill Oddie , Graeme Garden and Jill Shilling. (R)


Unknown: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Andi Peters
Unknown: Stephanie Lowe
Television By: Jim Henson
Presented By: Tony Hart
Presented By: Margot Wilson
Presented By: Joanna Kirk.
Produced By: George Sherman
Directed By: Ricou Browning
Unknown: Trish Cooke
Unknown: Ricky Diamond
Unknown: Sheila Hyde
Unknown: Pauline Little
Unknown: Margaret Mahy.
Producer: Ann Reay
Unknown: Anne Harvey.
Unknown: Andy Crane.
Director: Chris Ellis
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Jill Shilling.
Tom Wedloe: Dennis Weaver
Mark Wedloe: Clint Howard
Ellen Wedloe: Beth Brickell
Boomhauer: Range Howard
Sherman: Rory Calhoun

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