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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

Introduced today by Nick Ross , Selina Scott
' Today's regular features include Breakfast Time's doctor, Richard Smith , and gardening with Don Hovle Timetable:
News at 6.30, 7.0, 7.30, 8.0, 8.30 with headlines on every quarter hour with Andrew Harvey
Weather: 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
The Breakfast Time Doctor between 6.45 and 7.0
Getting Britain Fit between 6.45 and 7.0
Tonight's TV between 7.15 and 7 30 Gardening between 7.30 and 7.45
Review of the Papers and a look ahead to the day at 7.32 and 8.32
Your Stars between 8.30 and 8.45
Food and Cooking between 8.45 and 9.0


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Richard Smith
Unknown: Don Hovle
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: News After Noon

Michael Buerk ; Sandi Marshall Weather BILL GILES
1.25 1.30 (Scotland only) The Scottish News


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Sandi Marshall
Unknown: Weather Bill Giles

: Regional News

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

: Postman Pat: Pat Takes a Message

A See-Saw programme

The Rev Timms has to be stopped from catching the train to London. But it proves a tall order for Pat to catch up with him, even with the help of Miss Hubbard's bike.
Written by John Cunliffe.


Writer: John Cunliffe
Narration and voices: Ken Barry
Music: Bryan Daly
Designed and directed by: Ivor Wood

: Wimbledon 83

The Lawn Tennis Championships
BBC outside broadcast cameras bring you coverage of the semi-finals of The Men's Singles.
Live coverage from the Centre Court where today's two vital matches will decide who plays in Sunday's men's final. Commentators


Commentators: Dan Maskell
Commentators: John Barrett
Commentators: Barry Davies
Unknown: Ann Jones
Unknown: Bill Threlfall
Unknown: Richard Evans

: Regional News

: Play School

: Roger and Co

Starring ventriloquists Ward Allen and Ken Wood.


Ventriloquist: Ward Allen
Ventriloquist: Ken Wood
Director: Martin Hughes
Producer: Peter Ridsdale-Scott

: Newsround Extra

John Craven and Paul McDowell , helped by BBC reporters around the world, bring you the stories, cover the events, and meet the personalities that are making your kind of news.


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Paul McDowell
Editor: Eric Rowan

: Hunter's Gold

An adventure story in 13 episodes set in New Zealand in the 1860s.
7: Scott Hunter has come to Tucker's Gully to find his missing father. He has been told that his father and his partner had struck gold, but that the partner has since been shot dead and there is still no sign of Gordon Hunter. Now the police want to arrest him for the murder. Will they find him? And is he guilty?
Written and devised by ROGER SIMPSON Producer JOHN MCRAE
Directed by TOM Parkinson


Unknown: Scott Hunter
Unknown: Gordon Hunter.
Unknown: Roger Simpson
Producer: John McRae
Directed By: Tom Parkinson
SCOtt: Andrew Hawthorn
Molly: Ilona Rodgers
O'Halloran: Gabriel Prendergast
Fraser: Scott Taylor
Tindle: Ernie Stanley
Cameron: Roger Oakley
Hunter: Bruce Allpress
Maxwell: Robert Bell
ColHngS: Richard Moss
Ryan: Bevan Wilson
Dodd: Peter Thorpe
Rose: Claire OBErman
Lily: Cathie Harrop
Constable Douglas: Bernard Esquilant
Stableman: Edwin Wright
Teddy: Donald Snook
Charlie: Robert Pratt

: Evening News

with Jan Leemlng ; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leemlng

: Regional news magazines

Look East, Look North
Look North West. Midlands Today South East at Six, Points West South Today, Spotlight South West Scene Around Six
Reporting Scotland, Wales Today
(Regional details as Monday)

: Wimbledon 83

The Lawn Tennis Championships
Coverage direct from the All England Club, including highlights of today's Men's Singles semi-finals.

: Odd One Out

with Paul Daniels
Will last week's champion manage to beat the challenge of five new contestants as they all try to find which word, picture or music clue is the odd one out?
Produced by arrangement with RALPH EDWARDS PRODUCTIONS and ACTION TIME LTD Based on an original format devised by MARK MAXWELL-SMITH


Unknown: Paul Daniels
Arrangement With: Ralph Edwards
Unknown: Mark Maxwell-Smith
Unknown: Malcolm Johnson
Unknown: Warwick Fielding
Designer: Bob Cove
Director: John Bishop
Producer: Roger Ordisii

: The Time of Your Life

Noel Edmonds re-creates a magical moment in the life of a famous person with the help of friends, family and colleagues ... together with the atmosphere of that time as remembered by people who found themselves in the news of the day ... the music-makers, radio and television stars, the scandal-makers and ordinary people ... all having the time of their lives.


Unknown: Laura Gavshon
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Henry Murray

: International Athletics

from Birmingham
The U-Bix Challenge Cup
A full international match between England, Poland, Austria and Belgium, should result in a win for England, who have yet to be beaten at home. STEVE OVETT , STEVE CRAM, PIIIL BROWN and a number of the Commonwealth Games team are in action at the Alexander Stadium. Commentary
Producer JOHN Shrewsbury
Harry Carpenter 's Videobook of Sport. Vol 2 (BBCV 5019) from retailers


Unknown: Steve Ovett
Unknown: Piiil Brown
Unknown: Alexander Stadium.
Unknown: David Coi.Eman
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Stuart Storey
Producer: John Shrewsbury
Producer: Harry Carpenter

: Nine O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weekend Weather BILL GILES
Weekend weather on Ceefax pages 181 und 182


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: Cagney and Lacey

Two disarming young women-New York cops -who demonstrate that in the fight against crime the female of the species can be as deadly as the male. starringwith
Cry for
Help Chris and Mary Beth are assigned to identify and track down a fellow officer who's been beating his wife.


Unknown: Help Chris
Unknown: Mary Beth
Chris Cagney: Sharon Gless
Mary Beth Lacey: And Tyne Daly
Lieutenant Samuels: Al Waxman
Detective Petrie: Carl Lumbly
Harvey Lacey: John Karlen
Detective La Guardia: Sidney Clute

: Regional programmes

LONDON Celena: Celena Duncan , probably the most exciting performer to emerge from Wales during the last decade. Supported by Maasai
SOUTH WEST According to Hoyle As high summer approaches Don Hoyle puts the emphasis on colour in the BBC South West television garden. In the vegetable plot the time has come to see if the onions really are giants.
The last in a series of programmes that looks at the way photography is used by the professionals.
In marine photography the name Beken, of Cowes, ranks highly.
This week Michael Jordan joins Ken Beken and his father to find out about the family history and to share in the experience of photographing the yachts in Cowes Week, the parade of Tall Ships and the spectacular power boats.
WEST Public Lives The New Boys
There are five new Conservative Mrs and one Liberal in the West, what do they believe in and what do they hope to achieve in Parliament?
The last of a series of programmes about different ethnic communities. John Holmes and Bob Ramdhanie visit the Polish Club in Wolverhampton to hear about their culture, religion and their life in the wider community.
EAST Weekend
What's on, where and why, presented by John Mountford
NORTH WEST Sit Thi Deawn
Norman, Tony, David and Dennis-the Houghton Weavers, invite you to join them while they sing songs and tell tales that reflect the hopes and fears of life and times in the North West.
NORTH EAST Souvenirs
Sylvia Horn talks to a group of Northerners about their treasured possessions and discovers what stories of comedy, coincidence and curiosity lie hidden among their souvenirs.
NORTH Fishing
A group of anglers take the weekend off to try their chances at a spot of sea-fishing off the North Yorkshire coast of Scarborough.
The Bccchgrove Roadshow
For the second time this season the programme is out and about. Today George Barron and Jim McColl visit Aberlour in Banffshire to see Alan and Colinne Souter 's cottage garden
As I Roved Out: the last of a series of traditional music and folk song in the company of singers, dancers and musicians.


Unknown: Celena Duncan
Unknown: Don Hoyle
Unknown: Michael Jordan
Unknown: Ken Beken
Unknown: John Holmes
Unknown: Bob Ramdhanie
Unknown: John Mountford
Unknown: Thi Deawn
Talks: Sylvia Horn
Unknown: George Barron
Unknown: Jim McColl
Unknown: Colinne Souter

: International Athletics

from Birmingham
The U-Bix Challenge Cup
Further coverage from tonight's athletics international between England, Poland, Austria and Belgium.


Unknown: David Coleman
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Stuart Storey
Producer: John Shrewsbury

: The Late Film: Timeslip

starring Gene Nelson and Faith Domergue
Reporter Mike Delaney is convinced that a man left for dead in the Thames is in fact Stephen Rayner , a well-known physicist. But someone claiming to be Rayner is working at the top-secret atomic research lab, preparing for a trial detonation. Delaney has only a few hours to unravel the mystery ...
Screenplay by CHARLES ERIC MAINE Producer ALEC SNOWDEN Director KEN HUGHES Films: page 15


Unknown: Gene Nelson
Reporter: Mike Delaney
Unknown: Stephen Rayner
Play By: Charles Eric Maine
Producer: Alec Snowden
Director: Ken Hughes
Mike Delaney: Gene Nelson
Jill Friday: Faith Domergue
Inspector Cleary: Joseph Tontelty
Maitland: Donald Gray
Vasquo: Vic Perry
Rayner ,: " Peter Arne
Editor: Launce Maraschal
Scruffy: Charles Hawtrey

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