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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
For regular features see Monday Plus today:
Pop with Mike Smith between 7.30 and 8.0
Food and Cooking with Glynn Christian between 8.45 and 9.0


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Mike Smith
Unknown: Glynn Christian

: Gharbar

' How to protect your house from burglary' is the subject of today s programme, discussed by LALITA AHMED , Detective Constable TARIQ SOMRA and a housewife
A dance duet is performed by BIRJU-MAHARAJ and SARASWATI SEN.
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Lalita Ahmed
Unknown: Constable Tariq
Unknown: Saleha Khan.

: Interval

: Labour Party Conference 1983

Live coverage of the fourth day of the Labour Party Conference in Brighton. Reporting team Sir Robin Day David Dimbleby


Unknown: David Dimbleby

: Play School

Presenter Iain Lauchlan
Guests Chloe Ashcroft , Howard Lee Story: Goat for Sale by ALLAN SEABRIDGE
Illustrations by JAN BRYCHTA


Presenter: Iain Lauchlan
Unknown: Guests Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Howard Lee
Unknown: Allan Seabridge
Illustrations By: Jan Brychta
Directed By: Martin Fisher

: Labour Party Conference 1983

Further coverage from Brighton

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Judi Lines


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Regional News

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

: Pebble Mill at One

Guests include the Indian film star and supercook Madhur Jaffrey.
Trumpeter Shorty Rogers plays with some of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra.


Unknown: Madhur Jaffrey.
Unknown: Shorty Rogers
Editor: Peter Hercombe

: Hokey-Cokey

A See-Saw programme
In-Out ... In-Out ... and shake it all about!
with Carol Chell and Don Spencer


Presenter: Carol Chell
Presenter: Don Spencer
Musical director: Peter Gosling
Bass guitar: Dave Moses
Assistant Producer: Robin Haldane
Designer: John Ashbridge
Producer: Christine Hewitt
Executive Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Labour Party Conference 1983

Live coverage of the afternoon session.

: Play School: It's Wednesday

Busy rings the street
The buzz of rushing feet Where people meet
Presenter Sarah Long Guest Fraser Wilson
Film story: Lucky Dog told by Brian Cant


Presenter: Sarah Long
Presenter: Guest Fraser Wilson
Told By: Brian Cant
Directed By: Evelyn Skinner

: Mighty Mouse: Hero For a Day

The supermouse zooms in to protect the innocent and fight the villains. (Repeat)

: Jackanory

with Kenneth Williams Sneeze and be Slain by NORMAN HUNTER Today:
Curtains for Count Bakwerdz
Illustrations BABETTE COLE Designer nick SOMERVILLE
Executive producer ANGELA BEECHING Adapted and directed by CHRISTINE SECOMBE


Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Norman Hunter
Unknown: Count Bakwerdz
Unknown: Babette Cole
Producer: Angela Beeching
Directed By: Christine Secombe

: Screen Test

A film observation quiz in which Brian Trueman puts questions to contestants from
PRIORY HIGH SCHOOL and STONE-HENGE SCHOOL about scenes from Be My Valentine Charlie Brown The Music Box Octopussy and Robin Hood
Switchcraft, one of the top entries in the Young Film Makers' Competition will also be shown.
Producer TONY HARRISON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Brian Trueman
Unknown: Charlie Brown
Unknown: Robin Hood
Director: Sid Waddell
Producer: Tony Harrison

: Seaview

A new six-part comedy series
Superstardom beckons - but for whom? Sandy dreams of it, George dreads it, while all their Mum wants is to fix it for someone. Dad plans to open the Seaview Private Hotel on time- who s going to be roped in for the painting?
1: First Steps
Film cameraman KErm BURTON Studio lighting MIKE JEFFERIES Designer GRAHAM LOUGH
Executive producer PAUL 6TONI Director MARILYN fox


Unknown: Chris Barlas
Unknown: Kerm Burton
Unknown: Mike Jefferies
Designer: Graham Lough
Producer: Paul 6toni
Director: Marilyn Fox
Sandy: Yvette Fielding
George: Aaron Brown
James: Chris Hargreaves
Mrs Shelton: Maggie Ollerenshaw
Mr Shelton: David Gooderson
Sophie: "ne How
Jack: Paul Gale
Miss Farjeon: Frances Cox
Children at audition: Michelle McAvoy
,hildren at audition: Jamie Doyle
Children at audition: Kerry Healey
Angela Bovis: Tracy Hill
Duncan: Lloyd Peters

: Evening News

with Moira Stuart including a report on the Labour Party Conference 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
(Regional details as Monday)

: Ask the Family

Robert Robinson takes the chair in the third match of this exciting contest between families from all over the United Kingdom. Tonight the ALDWINCKLE FAMILY from
Blackburn in Lancashire challenge frymann FAMILY from Nottingham.


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Producer: Linda McCarthy

: Harty

Shirley MacLaine joins Russell's line-up tonight and she invites you to telephone her live on the programme. She's interrupted now and again by the Harty regulars-E. L. Wisty (Peter Cook ), the formidable Mr A, and, of course, the best in music.
Director RON ISTED
<1f you would like to be in the audience please write to: BBC Ticket Unit. Broadcasting, House, London WM 4WW)


Unknown: Shirley MacLaine
Unknown: E. L. Wisty
Unknown: Peter Cook
Director: Ron Isted
Producer: Jon Plowman
Editor: Tom Rutteridge

: Night Chase

starring David Janssen Yaphet Kotto Los Angeles International Airport,
2.0 am. A very agitated business-man is picked up by a cab driver. As the night unfolds, their lives become inextricably mixed.
Written by MARVIN A. CLUCK from the original story by COLLIER YOUNG Produced by COLLIER YOUNG Directed by JACK STARRETT Films: page 20


Unknown: David Janssen
Written By: Marvin A. Cluck
Story By: Collier Young
Directed By: Jack Starrett
Adrian Vico: David Janssen
Ernie Green: Yaphet Kotto
Beverly Dorn: Victoria Vetri
Cafe proprietor ELISHA: Cook Jr
Old fisherman: Joe de Santis
Jumbo: Mel Berger
Vico's wife: Karen Carlson
Police Captain Walker: John Carter
Young fisherman: Richard Romanos
Tout: Laurie Main

: Nine O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weatherman


Unknown: Sue Lawley

: Are We Being Served?

The Ruling of the Game
' We're going to finish up a nation of morons, with all these government schemes. There's skilled men sitting on the dole and nobody's being trained.' Comment from one of the workforce on a Community Programme scheme for the long-term unemployed in Liverpool. One hundred and forty of them are refurbishing a rundown council estate in Bootle. It's work that needs doing and they need the jobs, but on this scheme they can only work for 12 months. It's ' just a cosmetic cover-up of the dole figures the men claim.
In the last of the series, Mick Williams , tradesman and- John Chlocchl , labourer, put their point of view to the new Employment Minister, Peter Morrison , mp.


Unknown: Mick Williams
Unknown: John Chlocchl
Unknown: Peter Morrison
Director: Michael Davidson
Produced By: Maryse Addison

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Harry Carpenter ' Bomber '
Bruno FRANK ' BOMBER ' BRUNO is probably Britain's most exciting heavyweight boxer since the golden years of Henry Cooper-the immense power and superb physique which has brought about over 16 consecutive wins inside the distance has already led him to be tipped as a future world champion. HARRY CARPENTER takes a close look at this explosive fighter to find out what makes Bruno tick.
The 1983 Horse of the Year Show from Wembley Arena The Basildon Bond Leading Show Jumper of the Year
The winning combinations of the past three years, NICK SKELTON on St James , DAVID BROOME on Mr Ross and MALCOLM PYRAH on Tower-lands Anglezarke all return, along with the other great names of show jumping, competing for the major share of £8,500 prize money. Commentator
Television presentation:
A BBC videobook, Harry Carpenter 's Video Book of Sport Vol 2, (BBCV 5019). from retailers


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Bruno Frank
Unknown: Henry Cooper-The
Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Nick Skelton
Unknown: St James
Unknown: David Broome
Unknown: Mr Ross
Unknown: Malcolm Pyrah
Unknown: Graham Maughan
Producer: Roger Moody
Editor: Harold Anderson
Unknown: Harry Carpenter

: News Headlines

: The Rockford Files

starring James Garner as Jim Rockford , one of television's most popular private eyes.
The Farnsworth Stratagem
Detective Becker is taken for a sucker and turns to his private-eye sparring partner Rockford for succour, but the latter's elaborate counter-con looks like completing his ruin!


Unknown: James Garner
Unknown: Jim Rockford
Joseph (Rocky): Noah Beery
Angel :: Stuart Margolin
Becker: Joe Santos
Beth: Gretchen Corbett
Audry: Linda Evans
Nancy: Pat Finley
Christian: John Crawford
Danzi h: M Wynant
Guardell: Al Hansen
Stuart: Stephen Parr

: Weatherman

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