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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
For regular features see Tuesday Plus today:
Farming with John Mountford between 6.30 and 7.0
Play the Game with Sarah Greene between 7.30 and 8.0
The Breakfast Time Doctor between 8.30 and 9.0


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: John Mountford
Unknown: Sarah Greene

: Closedown

: Conservative Party Conference 1983

Live coverage of the third day of the Conservative Party Conference in Blackpool.
Reporting team
Sir Robin Day, David Dimbleby


Unknown: David Dimbleby

: Play School

Presenter Sarah Long Guests Stuart Bradley Elizabeth Millbank
Bruce Thompson and his One-Man Band
Story: Mr Bill and the Runaway Sausages by GEORGE ADAMS


Unknown: Stuart Bradley
Unknown: Elizabeth Millbank
Unknown: Bruce Thompson
Unknown: Mr Bill
Unknown: Margaret Chamberlain

: Conservative Party Conference 1983

Further coverage from Blackpool

: News After Noon

Richard Whitmore , Judi Lines Weather IAN MCCASKILL
12.57 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Judi Lines
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: Pebble Mill at One

Guests include John Cleese , on the subject of how to survive family relationships. Also featured is another film in the series of Conservation Award projects.
BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: John Cleese

: Postman Pat: Postman Pat and the Magpie Hen

A See-Saw programme

It's a warm day, and Postman Pat stops off for a picnic lunch half way through his round. He falls asleep in the warm sunshine, and while he sleeps a thieving hen-a 'magpie hen' - causes him no end of trouble.

: Closedown

: Conservative Party Conference 1983

Coverage of the afternoon session

: Play School: It's Thursday

In the streets there's sometimes rain
And unlike the plains in Spain Water splutters in the gutter Then gushes down the drain Presenter Sheelagh Gllbey Guests
Brian Jameson , Lionel Morton Story: The Puddle that Grew by VALERIE J. APPLEBY
Musical director PETER PETTINGER Woodwind MARTIN FRlTH
Directed by MARTIN FISHER Producer SUE PETO
Series producer ANNE GOBEY Eddtor CYNTHIA FELGATt


Unknown: Brian Jameson
Unknown: Lionel Morton
Unknown: Valerie J. Appleby
Director: Peter Pettinger
Director: Woodwind Martin
Editor: Denise Perrin
Directed By: Martin Fisher
Producer: Anne Gobey
Producer: Eddtor Cynthia

: SuperTed: SuperTed and the Giant Kites

SuperTed and his friend Spotty-man are always on the alert when the evil Texas Pete is around...
With the voices of Derek Griffiths, Jon Pertwee, Victor Spinetti, Melvyn Hayes, Roy Kinnear, Sheila Steafel, Peter Hawkins
Made by Siriol Animations
An S4C production


Voices: Derek Griffiths
Voices: Jon Pertwee
Voices: Victor Spinetti
Voices: Melvyn Hayes
Voices: Roy Kinnear
Voices: Sheila Steafel
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Music: Chris Stuart
Music: Mike Townend
Writer: Robin Lyons
Producer: Mike Young
Director: Dave Edwards

: Jackanory

with Ronald Pickup
The Song of Pentecost by W. J. CORBETT
4: The Battle of Snake's Pool


Unknown: W. J. Corbett

: Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends: The Crime of All Centuries

Spiderman is only human but once clothed in his special Spider suit he changes into a superhero.
Kraven, the hunter, dreams of creating a world full of prehistoric animals. First he must capture Fire-Star as he needs her special energy to hatch eggs of a Dinosaur.
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom , Peter Duncan and Janet Ellis
More than half the population of Sri Lanka follow the teachings of the Lord Buddha, which began nearly 600 years before Christ was born. The monks start their training when they are very young, as Peter discovered when he met The Rev Wimela - aged 10. Like most children Wimela has lessons and homework - but not many 10-year-olds have their heads shaved every three months -Buddha teaches that long hair leads to vanity!
Assistant editor LEWIS BRONZE Editor BIDDY BAXTER


Unknown: Simon Groom
Unknown: Peter Duncan
Unknown: Janet Ellis
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: 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
(Regional details at Monday)

: Cartoon

Peck Up Your Troubles A WARNER bros cartoon


Vicky goes to work in the enemy camp, to the disgust of her friends.
Script editor SUSAN HAGAN Designer ROB HINDS Producer BEN REA


Editor: Susan Hagan
Designer: Rob Hinds
Producer: Ben Rea
Director: Vivienne Cozens
Vicky Smith: Pauline Quirke
Josh Jones: Tony Armatrading
Alison Streeter: Juliet Waley
Janet Dickins: Michelle Martin
Tracey Carr: Julia Williams
Felicity: Petra Markham
Russell Brown: Neville Jason
Susan Willoughby: Jill Meers
Dick Willoughby: Stacy Davies
Chris Carr: Martin Rutledge
Colin Simmonds: Victor Winding
Edward Ciarke: Jon Glentoran
Kelvin: Vas Blackwood
Mr Beazley: Alton Douglas

: Tomorrow's World

Presented by Kieran Prendiville Peter Macann , Maggie Philbin Judith Hann
In tonight's programme a look at nuclear fusion - and its promise of limitless energy. In an attempt to explain why getting it to work is so difficult, Kieran revisits the snooker halls of his youth.
Studio director PETER LEVERS Editor DAVID FILKIN


Presented By: Kieran Prendiville
Presented By: Peter MacAnn
Presented By: Maggie Philbin
Presented By: Judith Hann
Producers: Mick Jackson.
Producers: Fiona Holmes
Producers: David Dugan
Unknown: Martin Mortimore
Editor: David Filkin

: Top of the Pops

Introduced by Peter Powell and Richard Skinner.


Presenter: Peter Powell
Presenter: Richard Skinner
Sound: Bob Foley
Lighting: Dennis Channon
Designer: George Kyriakides
Executive producer: Michael Hurll
Production: Brian Whitehouse

: By the Sword Divided

A preview of BBCl's new epic series for Sunday nights.

: Give Us a Break

When it Rains, it Pours written by GEOFF MCQUEEN with If Micky Noades can get Mo into the game at Taffy's snooker hall he could clean up. The deal on the side looks good, too ...
Photography IAN HILTON. Film editor
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Written By: Geoff McQueen
Unknown: Ian Hilton.
Editor: Bill Wright.
Designer: Bernard Lloyd Jones
Producer: Terence Williams
Director: Brian Lighthill
Micky Noades: Robert Lindsay
Mo Morris: Paul McGann
Tina Morris: Shirln Taylor
Ron Palmer: David Daker
Taffy: Richard Davies
Glad: Lila Kaye
Monty Sherman: Joe Mella
Terry: John Malcolm
Jack ' The Mac': Michael Percival
Penny: Deddie Davies
Solly: Ray Mort
Harry: Peter Dean
Sid: Jack Chissick
Jack Hobson: Bill Wallis
Cookie Collins: Chris Sanders

: Nine O'Clock News

John Humphrys in London; Sue Lawley in Blackpool; Weatherman


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Just Good Friends

starring Paul Nicholas and Jan Francis
At the ripe old age of 31 Vince decides to go to his father for advice. In the meantime Penny learns a few home truths from her mother.
Produced and directed by RAY BUTT


Unknown: Paul Nicholas
Unknown: Jan Francis
Designer: David Hitchcock
Directed By: Ray Butt
Vince Pinner: Paul Nicholas
Penny Warrender: Jan Francis
Mrs Warrender: Sylvia Kay
Mr Warrender: John Ringham
Les Pinner: Shaun Curry
Workman: Terry Duggan
Clifford Pinner: Adam French
Robin: Arthur Bostrom
Batman: John Colclough
Girl: Edita Brychta

: Hotline

A live phone-in show
Gloria Hunnlford and Chris Tarrant are trying to connect you.
Searching for a long-lost friend or relative? Want to add to your collection - of jazz records or cigarette cards? Looking for holiday snaps? Have you got someone else's? Need a dancing partner? Need a lead tenor?
Phone [number removed] during the show and make contact with people who want to talk to you.
Film director PETER SYMES


Unknown: Gloria Hunnlford
Unknown: Chris Tarrant
Director: Peter Symes
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Henry Murray

: A Certain Pride

Narrated by Alison Steadman
Gloria Pullen inherited profound deafness from many generations of her family. Persecuted at school, hands tied to prevent her using sign language, Gloria refused to conform to a hearing world where her language was condemned as inferior to spoken English.
Gloria's story, told in British sign language, reflects the experiences of Britain's deaf communities who are now beginning to recognise ' a certain pride
Film editor Stephen SAUNDERS Producer CHARLES PASCOE Director SUR DAVIDSON
Subtitles for the hard of hearing


Unknown: Alison Steadman
Unknown: Gloria Pullen
Editor: Stephen Saunders
Producer: Charles Pascoe
Director: Sur Davidson

: News Headlines

: Late Night In Concert

King Crimson
Highlights of a concert by the group led by the idiosyncratic Robert Fripp filmed in Frejus, France.
Introduced by Anne Nightingale
Television presentation TOM CORCORAN


Unknown: Robert Fripp
Introduced By: Anne Nightingale

: Weatherman

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