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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

Frank Bough and Selina Scott invite you to start your day with Breakfast Time and its mix of news, comment, weather, traffic and sport.
News: 6.30, 7.0, 7.30, 8.0, 8.30, with headlines on the quarter hour
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
Getting Britain Fit between 6.45 and 7.0
Tonight's TV between 7.15 and 7.30 Pop with Mike Smith between 7.30 and 7.45
Review of the Papers and a look ahead to the coming day: 7.32, 8.32 Your Stars with Russell Grant between 8.30 and 8.45
Food and Cooking with Glynn Christian between 8.45 and 9.0

: Closedown

: Cricket

The NatWest Bank Trophy
I Second round
PETER WEST introduces coverage of the whole of the morning's play.

: News After Noon

with Michael Cole and Noreen Bray
Weatherman BILL GILES


Unknown: Michael Cole
Unknown: Noreen Bray
Unknown: Weatherman Bill Giles

: Regional News

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

: Bric-a-Brac

A See-Saw programme

: Cricket

The NatWest Bank Trophy Second Round
PETER WEST introduces further coverage of one of today's matches.
Commentators RICHIE BENAUD


Commentators: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jim Laker
Unknown: Tom Graveney
Unknown: Wendy Wimbush
Produced By: Nick Hunter
Produced By: Bill Taylor

: Play School

A programme for children under 5 Story: Gardener George Goes to Town
Idea and pictures by SUSAN MOXLEY Text by SARA SHARPE Presenters
Rosalind Wilson , Ben Thomas
(Shown on BBC2 at 10.30 am)


Unknown: Susan Moxley
Unknown: Sara Sharpe
Presenter: Rosalind Wilson
Presenter: Ben Thomas

: Wild Falklands

Last Christmas, at the height of the Falklands summer, Tony Soper touched down for a three-day visit. Hitch-hiking by helicopter, he saw the wildlife of this island fortress, from penguins and 'stinkers' to steamer ducks and sea-lions.
Photography JIM TAYLOR
Written and produced by TONY SOPER BBC Bristol


Unknown: Tony Soper
Produced By: Tony Soper

: 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 and at 6.25
(Regional details as Monday)

: Paddles Up

A canoeing competition for the BBC Paddles Up Trophy. Heat 2
Seven of the world's best ' paddlers ' compete against the clock.
The two fastest go through to the grand final.
Assistant producer RDG PICRRIN
Producer JOHN G. SMITH. BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Alan Parry
Unknown: John Gosling
Producer: John G. Smith.

: The Private War of Major Benson

The feature film starring
Charlton Heston , Julie Adams
Major 'Barney' Benson is none too happy about his assignment as training officer at Sheridan Military Academy. He's a tough army man and a hard task-master, but his new cadets are kids, and the school is run by an order of nuns. Major Benson's no-fun methods make him thoroughly unpopular in this lighthearted family comedy.
Screenplay by WILLIAM Roberts and RICHARD ALAN STMUONS Produced by HOWARD PINE Directed by JERRY HOPPER Films: page 14


Unknown: Charlton Heston
Unknown: Julie Adams
Unknown: William Roberts
Unknown: Richard Alan Stmuons
Produced By: Howard Pine
Directed By: Jerry Hopper
Major Bernard 'Barney' Benson: Charlton Heston
Dr Kay Lambert: Julie Adams
John: William Demarest
Cadet Sgt Hibler: Tim Considine
Cadet Col Sylvester Dusik: Sal Mineo
Mother Redempta: Nana Bryant
Gen Ramsey: Milburn Stone
Cadet Corp Scawalski: Donald Keeler
Cadet Thos Tiger' Flaherty: Tim Hovey

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Conservative Party

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk ; Weatherman


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: The Black Adder: 6: The Black Seal

by Richard Curtis and Rowan Atkinson
The last thoroughly unwholesome adventure of the scummiest toe-rag in the great laundry basket of English history.
Rowan Atkinson is The Black Adder. Also starring Brian Blessed (Richard IV), with Elspet Gray (Queen), Robert East (Prince of Wales), Tony Robinson (Baldrick), Tim Mclnnerny (Percy).
In a final gesture of defiance. Edmund rides forth to seek out the Seven Most Evil Men in the land and returns with them to seize the throne. Only one man can stop him now: the man they call 'The Moorhen' (or something).
"No. no, no. They've got this all wrong" (Yul Brynner)


Writer: Richard Curtis
Writer: Rowan Atkinson
Costume Designer: Odile Dicks-Mireaux
Make-up Designer: Deanne Turner
Designer: Chris Hull
Director: Martin Shardlow
Producer: John Lloyd
The Black Adder: Rowan Atkinson
Richard IV: Brian Blessed
Queen: Eslpet Gray
Prince of Wales: Robert East
Baldrick: Tony Robinson
Percy: Tim McInnerny
The Moorhen: Patrick Allen
Friar Bellows: Paul Brooke
Sean the Irish Bastard: Ron Cook
Sir Wilfred Death: John Hallam
Guy of Glastonbury: Patrick Malahide
Mad Gerald: Himself [Rik Mayall]
Three-Fingered Pete: Roger Sloman
Jack Large: Big Mick
Old Man: John Barrard
Giant: Des Webb
Lord: John Carlisle

: The Royal International Horse Show

from The White City featuring The Queen Elizabeth II Cup and The King George V Gotd Cup
The two most prestigious show jumping classes of the year are traditionally held on the Wednesday of the ' Royal' and tonight HRH Princess Margaret presents the two cups.
Liz Edgar is aiming to win the Queen's Cup for a record fifth time, and Michael Whitaker defends the King's Cup, won last year by the narrowest of margins. Introduced by DAVID VINE Commentators


Introduced By: David Vine
Unknown: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Unknown: Stephen Hadley
Producer: Johnnie Watherston

: * Flamingo Road

To Catch a Thief
When Titus makes an arrest for a jewellery theft from the Weldon mansion, Constance is only concerned to protect her name. Lane comes to an important decision.
Written by JEFF FREILICH Directed by BILL DUKE


Written By: Jeff Freilich
Directed By: Bill Duke
Sam Curtis: Starring John Beck
Skipper Weldon: Woody Brown
Elmo Tyson: Peter Donat
Titus Semple: Howard Duff
Constance Weldon Carlyle: Morgan Fairchild
Fielding Carlyle: Mark Harmon
Claude Weldon: Kevin McCarthy
Lane Ballou: Christina Raines
Eudora Weldon: Barbara Rush
Lute-Mae Sanders: Stella Stevens
Michael Tyrone: David Selby
Julio Sanchez: Fernando Allende
Alicia Sanchez: Gina Gallego

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