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: Breakfast Time

Introduced by Frank Bough and Selina Scott
News at 6.30, 7.0, 7.30,8.0,8.30 with headlines on every quarter hour
Weather at 6.31,6.57,7.27,7.57,8.27
Sport at 6.42, 7.18, 8.18
Regional News, weather and traffic at 6.45, 7.15, 7.45, 8.15
Review of the Papers and look ahead to the coming day: 7.32, 8.32
Getting Britain Fit between 6.45 and 7.0
Tonight's TV between 7.15 and 7.30
Your Stars between 8.30 and 8.45
The Family Budget between 6.45 and 7.0
This is America between 7.45 and 8.0 with Bob Friend


Presenter: Frank Bough
Presenter: Seuna Scott
Reporter ("This is America"): Bob Friend

: For Schools, Colleges

9.0 Artists In Print
3: Lithography
Book (same title), £9.95 from booksellers

9.30 Dicho y hecho
Asking for Things

9.48 Mathscore Two
Graphs Rule, OK?.

10.10 Look and Read: Fair Ground!: 8: A piece of cake!
Captain Cutlass gives Ozzie a vital clue - but will he find Rachel?
Written by Christopher Russell
With Judy Cornwell, Percy Herbert, Bruce Montague, Elizabeth Morgan, Iain Ormsby-Knox, Lynne Pearson, Paul Russell, George Sweeney, Kenneth Waller, Percy Edwards, Sean Barrett, Charles Collingwood, Katie Hebb, Wayne Laryea, Derek Griffiths, Julie Stevens. Producer Sue Weeks

10.35 Religious and Moral Education 11-13: Resource Units A Different Road

11.0 Watch: David and Goliath
Music from Watch (record REC 314, cassette ZCM 314) from retailers

11.17 Walrus: What Should I Do?: Larry and the Big Hello

11.40 Look, Look and Look Again: Pattern in Place

12.3 pm General Studies: The View from the Armchair


Writer: Christopher Russell

: News After Noon

Richard Whitmore , Heather Payton Weather JIM BACON


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Heather Payton
Unknown: Weather Jim Bacon

: Regional News

(London and SE: Financial Report and News Headlines with subtitles)

: Fingerbobs

A See-Saw programme Bricks with RICK JONES
Story and design by JOANNE AND MICHAEL COLE


Unknown: Rick Jones
Unknown: Michael Cole
Directed By: Michael Grafton-Nobinson

: You and Me

Fruit and Veg
Dawn and her grandad plant some seeds on his allotment, and pick some fruit and veg for tea StoryanimationTED ROCKLEY DirectorNICEICROWTHER


Producer: Roy Thompson

: For Schools, Colleges

2.15 Read on! Words of Tomorrow
2.40 Communicate! Cartoonist

: Bernard Shaw Lived Here @

Bernard Levin at
Ayot St Lawrence, Hertfordshire
BERNARD LEVIN considers the life and achievement of Bernard Shaw , a man born before the typewriter, the metor car, the-Labour Party and votes for women, but still capable of filling theatres in England and overseas.


Unknown: Bernard Levin
Unknown: Bernard Shaw
Producer: David Heycock

: Songs of Praise

from The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Taunton

: Play School

: Yogi Bear

Missile Bound Bear-

: Jackanory

with Jana Shelden
The Animal, the Vegetable and John D. Jones by BETSY BYARS :2


Unknown: Jana Shelden
Unknown: John D. Jones
Unknown: Betsy Byars

: Animal Magic

The last of the present series Introduced by Johnny Morris and TERRY NUTKINS ,
You're lost in the middle of the ocean, and you've got to find your way home! It's night so there's no sun. And it's cloudy so there are no stars. It's a kind of problem in navigation that animals solve with no trouble at all. Johnny and Terry look at how some birds, reptiles and fish navigate over vast distances. And the big day has arrived for the programme's own pigeons: their first long flight. Will they navigate themselves safely back to their loft outside the Animal Magic studio?


Introduced By: Johnny Morris
Introduced By: Terry Nutkins
Directors: Paul Appleby
Directors: Moira Mann
Producer: Mike Beynon.

: The Baker Street Boys

By Anthony Read
A gang street urchins living off their wits in the dark, foggy alleys of Victorian London have learned the art of detection by helping Sherlock Holmes on some of his most illustrious cases. Now they embark upon some adventures of their own.
A two-part story
The Adventure of the Disappearing Dispatch Case: 1
Music by Alan Roper
Designer Barbara Gosnold Producer Paul Stone Director Marilyn Fox
(Part 2 is on Friday at 5.5 pm) Back Pages: 71


Writer: Anthony Read
Music By: Alan Roper
Designer: Barbara Gosnold
Producer: Paul Stone
Director: Marilyn Fox
Wiggins: Jay Simpson
Beaver: Damion Napier
Shiner: Adam Woodyatt
Sparrow: David Garlick
Queenie: Debbie Norris
Rosie: Suzi Ross
Sherlock Holmes: Roger Ostime
Dr Watson: Hubert Rees
Sir Alfred Connyngham: Barrie Cookson
Orlov: Cyril Shaps
Bukovsky: Michael Poole
Merrima: Eric Francis
PC Boot: Ray Burdis
Bert: Roger Avon
Stanley: Lee Chappell

: Evening News

with Moira Stuart; Weatherman

: Regional news magazines

Look East, Look North
Look North West, Midlands Today South East at Six, Points West
South today, Spotlight South West and at 6.25
RICHARD KERSHAW reports on the news stories that matter and what they, mean for the people of Britain, with films and features from the programme's team of reporters nationwide: PATTIE COLDWELL , ANNE DIAMOND , JOHN HITCHINS , JAMES HOGG , MARSHALL LEE , TONY WILKIN SON and NICHOLAS WOOLLEY
(Regional details as Monday)


Unknown: Richard Kershaw
Unknown: Pattie Coldwell
Unknown: Anne Diamond
Unknown: John Hitchins
Unknown: James Hogg
Unknown: Marshall Lee
Unknown: Tony Wilkin
Unknown: Nicholas Woolley

: Doctor Who: Enlightenment: Part 3

A four-part story by Barbara Clegg
Starring Peter Davison
Will Turlough succeed in his mission?
(Part 4 is tomorrow at 6.45 pm)
Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Writer: Barbara Clegg
Script Editor: Eric Saward
Designer: Colin Green
Producer: John Nathan-Turner
Director: Fiona Cumming
The Doctor: Peter Davison
Turlough: Mark Strickson
Jackson: Tony Caunter
Tegan: Janet Fielding
Marriner: Christopher Brown
Mansell: Leee John
Wrack: Lynda Baron
Striker: Keith Barron
Black Guardian: Valentine Dyall
White Guardian: Cyril Luckham

: Vox Pop

From rich to poor, young or old, left wing or right, employed or not, Vox Pop has a view on domestic issues and national events.
A weekly documentary serial concerning the private lives and public thoughts of some of the people of Darwen, Lancashire.
Vox Pop, record RESL 128, from retailers


Unknown: Mike Spooner
Unknown: Lawrence Rush
Editors: Dave King
Editors: Andrew Willsmore
Unknown: Ian Potts.
Unknown: Linda Cleeve
Producer: Paul Watson

: Terryand June

Film cameraman REG POPE Film sound BILL WILD
Film editor JOHN DUNSTAN Designer ROSEMARY HESTER Produced and directed by PETER WHITMORE


Unknown: Terry Ravenscroft
Unknown: Reg Pope
Unknown: Bill Wild
Editor: John Dunstan
Designer: Rosemary Hester
Directed By: Peter Whitmore
Terry Scott and: June Whitfield
Tarquin: Allan Cuthbertson
Melinda: Diana King

: Great Little Railways

Seven films exploring narrow-, gauge railways around the world.
4: The Dragons of Sugar Island
Written and narrated by Colin Garatt
A ramshackle Collection of locomotives hauls sugar cane to the mills on the tropical island of Negros in the Philippines. -
The trains breathe showers of sparks into the night sky as they burn the cane waste as fuel. Their drivers are part of the wort ing elite on the island but alongside the lines, migrant labourers and their families live and work in conditions of chronic hardship.
Series producer COLIN ADAMS Producer DEREK TOWERS


Unknown: Colin Garatt
Unknown: John Howarth
Unknown: Dennis Cartwright
Editor: Dennis Jarvis
Producer: Colin Adams

: Nine O'Clock News

with John Humphrys Weatherman


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Play for Today: Gates of Gold

by Maurice Leitch
In 1959, ten years before the present Troubles began, two glamorous travelling evangelists spread the flame of revival in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. They bring disturbance to a peaceful, Presbyterian corner of the world, and magic to the dour existence of a retarded 14-year-old girl.


Writer: Maurice Leitch
Lighting: John Green
Designer: John Amstrong
Producer: Andrée Molyneux
Producer: Chris Parr
Director: Jon Amiel
Pastor Kells: Peter Bayliss
George McQuiston: Bryan Murray
Grace: Helen McClenaghan
Mrs Frew: Trudy Kelly
James Frew: : Louis Rolston
Miss Hogg: Sandra Voe
Minister: Denys Hawthorne
Man in tent: Michael Duffy

: People and Power

David Dlmbleby presents the weekly magazine that looks at the lighter as well as the serious side Of politics, with film reports from Bill Kerr Elliott and Stephen Bradshaw , with the latest political gossip, comment and analysis from
John Cole. Including this week :
Beyond the Fringe: Simon Hoggarjt reports 'on the candidates who stand for Parliament knowing they do not have the slightest chance of being elected. Plus this month's Marplan Poll on the state of the parties; the popularity of the party leaders' and the issues the voters think will decide the election.


Unknown: Bill Kerr Elliott
Unknown: Stephen Bradshaw
Unknown: John Cole.
Unknown: Simon Hoggarjt

: NEWS Headlines

: World Figure Skating Championships

from Helsinki, tonight featuring: The Men's Short Programme
Seven prescribed elements have to be performed in two minutes of free skating in this second phase of the fiercely contested men's championship.
Commentator, Alan Weeks, with Robin Cousins
Tomorrow, Britain's world champions Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean begin the defence of their ice dance title. Tony Gubba reports on their preparations in Finland's capital city
Introduced by DESMOND LYNAM
Television presentation by the FINNISH TV SERVICE


Unknown: Jayne Torvill

: Weatherman

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