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But First This ...


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with sensational Simon Parkin, amazing Andi Peters, sparkling Stephanie Lowe and some of your favourite programmes
Switched On!: page 87

Starting with:
Rolf Harris Cartoon Time
More cartoon capers with Tom and Jerry, Woody Woodpecker and Daffy Duck.

9.25am Record Breakers
with Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker.
Cars are sent flying domino-fashion, Cheryl meets the Royal Marines abseiling in Hong Kong, and Bonnie Langford sets an astonishing aerial acrobatic record. (R)

10.00am News, Weather followed by:
Charlie Brown
A cartoon based on the Peanuts strip by Charles M. Schultz (R)

10.30am Playbus
The Why Bird Stop
There's a bit of clowning around at the Why Bird Stop today.
A Felgate production for BBCtv

10.55am Five to Eleven
with Wendy Craig

11.00am News Weather followed by:
Popeye Double Bill

11.15am The O Zone
with Andy Crane
Britain's first daily environment-friendly music magazine with lead-free features, pH-balanced interviews, pump-action videos, biodegradable gossip, and not a CFC in sight! Including TV's first look at Britain's new singles chart.

11.25am Superman
starring George Reeves as the Man of Steel
Jimmy the Kid

11.50am Bananaman
House on Hangman's Hill A few mouthfuls of his special bananas and Eric is Bananaman. With the voices of Tim Brooke-Taylor, Bill Oddie, Graeme Garden, Jill Shilling (R)


Presenter ("But First This"): Simon Parkin
Presenter ("But First This"): Andi Peters
Presenter ("But First This"): Stephanie Lowe
Producer ("But First This"): Paul Smith
Producer ("But First This"): Graham Douglas
Producer ("But First This"): Mark Wilson
Producer ("But First This"): Jane Fletcher
Producer ("But First This"): Louise Musgrave
Director ("Rolf Harris Cartoon Time"): Nick Jones
Producer ("Rolf Harris Cartoon Time"): David Platt
Presenter ("Record Breakers"): Roy Castle
Presenter ("Record Breakers"): Cheryl Baker
Contributor ("Record Breakers"): Bonnie Langford
"Charlie Brown" based upon the Peanuts strip by: Charles M. Schultz
Puppeteer ("Playdays"): Fiona Beynon Brown
Bus driver ("Playdays"): Simon Davies
"Spot Joins the Circus" story by: Tarnia Jones
Music ("Playdays"): Richard Brown
Designer ("Playdays") : Tony Lawrence
Executive Producer ("Playdays"): Cynthia Felgate
Director ("Playdays"): Clare Bradley
Producer ("Playdays"): Barbara Roddam
Contributor ("Five to Eleven"): Wendy Craig
Presenter ("The O Zone"): Andy Crane
Superman ("Superman"): George Reeves
Voices ("Bananaman"): Tim Brooke-Taylor
Voices ("Bananaman"): Bill Oddie
Voices ("Bananaman"): Graeme Garden
Voices ("Bananaman"): Jill Shilling

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