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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

Introduced by Frank Bough and Nick Ross Timetable:
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
Getting Britain Fit: 6.45 to 7.0
Tonight's TV between 7.15 and 7.30 Review of the Papers and a look ahead to the coming day: 7.32,8.32 This is America between 7.45 and
8.0 with Bob Friend
Your Stars between 8.30 and 8.45


Introduced By: Frank Bough
Introduced By: Nick Ross

: Closedown

: Golf: The Open

The 112th Championship Royal Birkdale Golf Club hosts the world's most famous golf championship for the sixth time.
TOM WATSON defends his title against a star-studded field which includes no less than ten past champions - GARY PLAYER, ARNOLD PALMER , JACK NICKLAUS , TONY JACK -LIN, LEE TREVINO , TOM WEISKOPF , JOHNNY MILLER , SEVERIANO BALLES-TEROS and BILL ROGERS. Or can LARRY NELSON , winner of the recent US Open, repeat his success against a strong British challenge mounted by NICK FALDO , SANDY LYLE and PETER OOSTERHUIS.
HARRY CARPENTER introduces live coverage of the first round when the world's top golfers set out with their sights on the winner's share of £310,000 prize money.
Executive producer


Unknown: Tom Watson
Unknown: Arnold Palmer
Unknown: Jack Nicklaus
Unknown: Tony Jack
Unknown: Lee Trevino
Unknown: Tom Weiskopf
Unknown: Johnny Miller
Unknown: Bill Rogers.
Unknown: Larry Nelson
Unknown: Nick Faldo
Unknown: Sandy Lyle
Unknown: Peter Oosterhuis
Introduces: Harry Carpenter
Commentators: Peter Alliss
Commentators: Clive Clark
Commentators: Bruce Critchley
Unknown: Alex Hay
Unknown: Mark McCormacK
Unknown: Alastair Scott
Unknown: Harold Anderson

: News After Noon

Richard Whitmore , Noreen Bray Weather BILL GILES
1.25-1.30 (Scotland only) The Scottish News
1.27 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Noreen Bray
Unknown: Weather Bill Giles

: Bagpuss

A See-Saw programme

: Golf: The Open

The 112th Championship
Further live coverage of the first round at Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport. Past winners of the championship on this famous links course have been: PETER THOMSON in 1954 and 1965; ARNOLD PALMER in 1961; LEE TREVINO in 1971; and JOHNNY MILLER in 1976.


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Peter Thomson
Unknown: Arnold Palmer
Unknown: Johnny Miller

: Regional News

: Play School

: Heidi

A serial in 26 parts
Heidi and Klara were happy when Grandmama came to stay. but now that Frau Sesemann has to leave, the old trouble between Heidi and Fraulein Rottenmeier starts again. Heidi is more home-sick than ever. 15: The Ghost


Unknown: Frau Sesemann
Directed By: Louis Elman
Heidi: Katia Polletin
Klara: Kathi Bohm
Fraulein Rottenmeier: Sonja Sutter
Herr Sesemann: Joachim Hansen
Doctor: Herbert Tiede
Sebastian: Henry van Lyck
Johann: Klaus Dittmann

: We Are the Champions

An inter-school sports competition Heat 3: East of England, from North Kesteven Sports Centre, North Hykeham, Lincolnshire between Wybers Wood Middle School, Grimsby, North Humberside, St. Clement's High School, Terrington St. Clement's, King's Lynn, Norfolk and The North Kesteven School, North Hykeham, Lincolnshire.
Presenter Ron Pickering
Guest Heptathlete Judy Livermore


Presenter: Ron Pickering
Guest: Judy Livermore
Stage Manager: Owen Thomas
Engineering Manager: George Norton
Engineering Manager: Gordon Bailey
Sound: Alan Fox
Producer: Peter Charlton

: Evening News

with Moira Stuart ; Weatherman


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: 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 and at 6.25
Including Speak for Yourself, the weekly feature that lets you do just that. Sue Lawley goes through your letters to find out what you think of the way Britain's most popular current affairs programme handles the news.

: Holiday Report

The latest news of developments affecting your holiday. Resort reports from Britain and abroad.
In the studio - up-to-the-minute holiday advice, comment and information.
Presented by John Carter


Presented By: John Carter
Producer: Tom Savage

: Best of the West

Fightin', feudin' and farcical -the Wild West as it really wasn't! The Pretty Prisoner
Marshal Sam Best gallantly accepts a challenge beyond the call of duty when he spends the night handcuffed to a beautiful female cattle rustler ...
Written by DAVID LLOYD
Directed by HOWARD STORM


Written By: David Lloyd
Directed By: Howard Storm
Sam Best: Starring Joel Higgins
Elvira: Carlene Watkins
Daniel: Meeno Peluce
Doc Kullens: Tom Ewell
Parker Tillman: Leonard Frey
Laney Gibbs: Valri Bromfield
Frog: Tracey Walters
Mae Markham: Dixie Carter

: Top of the Pops

Introduced by Peter Powell and Andy Peebles.
Top 40 on Ceefax page 176


Presenter: Peter Powell
Presenter: Andy Peebles
Sound: Mike Felton
Lighting: Fred Wright
Designer: John Bristow
Production: Michael Hurll

: Fame

' You've got big dreams. You want fame. Well fame costs, and right here's where you start paying ...' dance teacher Lydia Grant warns the students of New York's celebrated dream factory, the High School for the Performing Arts. starring Debbie Allen as Lydia
A Tough Act to Follow
When Mr Crandall dies suddenly. Danny is at a loss to express his sorrow. Upset, and in danger of being expelled, help comes from an unexpected source.


Unknown: Lydia Grant
Unknown: Debbie Allen
Unknown: Mr Crandall
Written By: Virginia Aldridge
Directed By: Jack Bender
Bruno: Lee Curreri
Coco: Erica Gimpel
Shorofsky: Albert Hague
Danny: Carlo Imperato
Sherwood: Carol Mayo Jenkins
Doris: Valerie Landsburg
Leroy: Gene Anthony Ray
Julie: Lori Singer
Reardon: Morgan Stevens
Mrs Berg: Ann Nelson
Tom Reardon: Tom McGreevey

: Nine O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk Weatherman


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: The Life and Times of David Lloyd George

written in nine parts by ELAINE MORGAN starring
Philip Madoc
Lisabeth Miles
1: Don't Try, Do It ...


Designer: Pauline Harrison
Producer: John Hefin
David Lloyd George as a boy: Dylan Jones
Richard Lloyd: Meredlth Edwards
Betsy George: Beryl Williams
David Lloyd George: Philip Madoc
a boy William George: Euros Jones
Mr Evans: Guto Roberts
Examiner: Michael Hughes
The Rev Ellis: ,ray Handy
Margaret Owen: Lisabeth Miles
William George: William Thomas
Mr Richard Owen: Die Hughes
Mrs Richard Owen: Rachel Thomas
Martha: Iona Banks
Rector: Huw Tudor
Mr Roberts: Stewart Jones
Lily Jones: Margaret Williams
Liberal agent: Gari Williams
Tory agent: Bill Ingram
Returning officer: Glyn Williams

: Campus

A six-part exploration of university life today.
2: The Anatomy of Medicine
Charles Darwin , Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Eric Liddell were graduates of Edinburgh's distinguished faculty of medicine. Their successors today are students like STEVEN GARVIE, BRIAN KENNEDY , STUART MCMAIN and SIMON MACKEN ZIE. All four share a flat on the outskirts of the city.
Only a weekend after their latest exam, Simon is moving on to surgery. Stuart pulls on a gown and mask to help with his first anaesthetic. Brian, studying geriatrics, has to diagnose patients suffering from cancer and a stroke. He admits : ' Sometimes it's a competition to see who is shaking more
Meanwhile, Steven is walking into his first medical round in Ward 32 of Edinburgh's Royal Infirmary.
On Thursday nights it becomes the hospital's emergency ward, coping with casualties from all over the city.
Film editor JOHN MACDONNELL Producer DAVID MARTIN BBC Scotland


Unknown: Charles Darwin
Unknown: Sir Arthur Conan
Unknown: Eric Liddell
Unknown: Brian Kennedy
Unknown: Stuart McMain
Unknown: Simon MacKen
Unknown: Carolyn McAdam
Editor: John MacDonnell
Producer: David Martin

: Tom Jones Now!

The international singing star presents top entertainment in a variety of music and comedy and more music with this week guest, Chaka Khan
Songs include: 'Imagination;,
'Spanish eves' 'You win again .
'I know you, I live you 'We can work it out'.


Unknown: Chaka Khan

: News Headlines

: Sergeant Bilko: Platoon in the Movies

[Starring] Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko

Sgt Bilko takes over an army film unit and produces a musical comedy training film, complete with WAC dancing girls.


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: So You Want to Stop Smoking

Six programmes of practical help and advice on how to stop smoking.
2: Preparing to Stop Presented by DR MIRIAM STOPPARD
Researcher RUTH LLEWELLYN Producer ANNA JACKSON ( Repeat)
A tree Stop Pack can be obtained by sending your name and address on a postcard to: [address removed]. In Scotland, send to: [address removed]


Presented By: Dr Miriam Stoppard
Presented By: Researcher Ruth Llewellyn
Producer: Anna Jackson

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