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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
The That's Life file with Esther Rantzen between 7.30-8.0, 8.30-9.0


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Mike Smith
Unknown: Esther Rantzen

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson Contestants Peter Major
Linda raxton, Mary Schoficld Sian Thomas


Unknown: Mary Schoficld
Unknown: Sian Thomas

: Closedown

: Gharbar

This week sees the twin observance of Diwali and Guy Fawkes ' Night. Lamps are lit, fireworks arc set off - it's a time for celebration. But it's also a time to be careful. Today, a look at the dangers and precautions to take.
Also LALITA AHMED , the outgoing Chairwoman, UK Asian Women's Conference, talks to her successor NARGIS REHMAN.
Producer yousuf AZIZ
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Guy Fawkes
Unknown: Lalita Ahmed
Unknown: Nargis Rehman.

: Play School

Presenter Carol Chell Guest Fred Harris
Story: Pig Tale by HELEN OXENBURY


Presenter: Carol Chell
Presenter: Guest Fred Harris
Unknown: Helen Oxenbury

: Mountbatten of Burma

This morning on Foreign Office Green, Horse Guards Parade in London, Her Majesty The Queen unveils a statue, raised by public subscription, in memory of Earl Mountbatten.
This moving occasion is witnessed by the Royal Family, members of foreign royal families, Countess Mountbatten, and the Prime Minister.
Also present are members of both Houses of Parliament, the Armed Forces, the Diplomatic Service and representatives of the many organisations with which Earl Mountbatten was associated. Commentator TOM FLEMING
Television presentation PETER MASSEY


Unknown: Earl Mountbatten.
Unknown: Earl Mountbatten
Unknown: Peter Massey

: Closedown

: News After Noon

Richard Whitmore Frances Coverdale


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: Regional News

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

: Pebble Mill at One

Donny MacLeod meets two women authors, P. D. James and Patricia Roberts , who both write thrillers. Also featured are the La Beque Sisters, whose piano playing has taken the music world by storm.


Unknown: Donny MacLeod
Unknown: P. D. James
Unknown: Patricia Roberts

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme
Ready to put your whole self in? ... into the bath, that is! with Carol Chell and Don Spencer
Musical director RICHARD BROWN Woodwind MARTIN FRITH
Assistant producer ROBIN HALDANE Designer JOHN ASBRIDGE
Directed and produced by CHRISTINE HEWITT
Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE


Unknown: Carol Chell
Unknown: Don Spencer
Director: Richard Brown
Director: Woodwind Martin Frith
Producer: Robin Haldane
Designer: John Asbridge
Produced By: Christine Hewitt
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Star Movie: The File on Thelma Jordon

[Starring] Barbara Stanwyck
Also starring Wendell Corey
While he is drowning his marital problems in drink one evening, Assistant District Attorney Cleve Marshall encounters Thelma Jordon, the attractive niece of a wealthy eccentric. He falls in love with her but when Thelma's aunt is killed, Cleve suddenly finds that he has to risk his career, family and reputation to save her from a charge of murder.
(Black and white) Films, page 20


Screenplay: Ketti Fings
Producer: Hal B. Wallis
Director: Robert Siodmak
Thelma Jordon: Barbara Stanwyck
Cleve Marshall: Wendell Gorey
Miles Scott: Paul Kelly
Pamela Marshall: Joan Tetzel
Kingsley Willis: Stanley Ridges
Tony Laredo: Richard Rober
Judge Blackwell: Minor Watson

: Droopy Double Bill

Sheep-Wrecked and Droopy's Double Trouble

: Play School: It's Wednesday

Stories: A Safe Place for Hedgehog by Anne Wellington and 'Goodnight, Goodnight' by Eve Rice.


Presenter: Stuart McGugan
Guest: Chloe Ashcroft
Author: Anne Wellington
Author: Eve Rice

: Mighty Mouse: Injun Trouble


: Jackanory

with Hannah Gordon
Mr McFadden 's Hallowe'en by RUMER GODDEN. Part 3


Unknown: Hannah Gordon
Unknown: Mr McFadden
Unknown: Rumer Godden.

: Screen Test

Brian Trueman asks questions based on scenes from various feature films. Looking for the answers are KIRKBIE KENDAL HIGH SCHOOL and KING DAVID HIGH SCHOOL. Plus excerpts from Canine Incident, A Lapse in Time and The Big Race, three top Young Film Makers' entries.
Producer TONY HARRISON. BBC Manchester


Unknown: Brian Trueman
Director: Sid Waddell
Producer: Tony Harrison.

: Seaview

A comedy in six parts by CHRIS BARLAS. 5: Happy Families
George discovers that helping a mate can sometimes be uncomfortable and that other families have problems too.
Production manager JILL REES-REAVER Designer GRAHAM LOUGH
Executive producer PAUL STONE Director MARILYN FOX
Book (same title): £1.25 paperback, £5.95 from booksellers


Unknown: Chris Barlas.
Editor: Mike Houghton
Unknown: Jill Rees-Reaver
Designer: Graham Lough
Producer: Paul Stone
Director: Marilyn Fox
Sandy: Yvette Fielding
George: Aaron Brown
James: Chris Hargreaves
Mrs Shelton: Maggie Ollerenshaw
Mr Shelton: David Gooderson
Mrs Moffatt: Diana Rayworth
Policewoman: Pat Browning
'Mr Pickwick: Johnny Allan

: Sixty Minutes

The News with tonight's Weather and Regional Magazines
Nick Ross , Desmond Wilcox ,
Beverly Anderson and Sally Magnusson present a lively mix ot news, views and topical features from Britain and around the world, including national and international news read by Moira Stuart.
Sixty Minutes reporters bring you the people and places making the news, at home and abroad.
HUGH SCULLY with latest investigations from the Watchdog unit and contributions from The Special Correspondents, Sixty Minutes own team of humorists, with some less serious observations on the day's events.
Your countdown
5.40 The News
5.53* Regional Magazines
6.15* Weather
6.38* Closing headlines


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Desmond Wilcox
Unknown: Beverly Anderson
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Read By: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Hugh Scully

: Ask the Family

Robert Robinson takes the chair for the second semi-final.
The HOULTON FAMILY from Sheffield v the MARKS FAMILY from London.


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Producer: Linda McCarthy

: Harty

Tonight Russell takes a magical gamble by inviting Paul Daniels to play tricks on him and his guests live in London. Plus Russell's Wednesday regulars and the best in midweek music.


Unknown: Paul Daniels

: Taxi

and guest starring
Jim Joins the Network
Cabbie Jim Ignatowskis legendary psychic powers thrust him into the cut-throat world of television programming ...
Written by DAVID LLOYD Directed by NOAM PITLIK


Written By: David Lloyd
Directed By: Noam Pitlik
Alex: Starring Judd Hirsch
Louie: Danny Devito
Elaine: Marilu Henner
Tony: Tony Danza
Latka: Andy Kaufman
Jim: Christopher Lloyd
Mitch: Martin Short
Janine: Nelendy Britt

: Bergerac

The last in the present series starring John Nettles in The Hood and the Harlequin by TERENCE FEELY with Cecile Paoli and Terence Alexander and featuring Greta Scacchl Anthony Forrest and Sean Arnold
Notorious French gangster Jacques Tabouis is hiding out somewhere in Europe. So when his girlfriend Annie flies to Jersey, Jim Bergerac and the Bureau are alerted ...
Created and produced by ROBERT BANKS STEWART
Directed by ROGER TUCKER


Unknown: John Nettles
Unknown: Terence Feely
Unknown: Cecile Paoli
Unknown: Terence Alexander
Unknown: Greta Scacchl
Unknown: Anthony Forrest
Unknown: Sean Arnold
Unknown: Jacques Tabouis
Unknown: Jim Bergerac
Produced By: Robert Banks
Directed By: Roger Tucker
Jim Bergerac: John Nettles
Francine: Cecile Paoli
Hungerford: Terence Alexander
rrnzier: Sean Arnold
Chief: Tony Melody
Diamante Lil: Mela White
Charlotte: Annette Badland
Det Con Wilson: Geoffrey Leesley
Annie: Greta Scacchi
Wally: David Beckett
Dance instructor: Claude Le Sache
Marie Thérèse: Marianne Lawrence
Beaumont: Anthony Forrest
Ribot: Marc Boyle
Bank official: Ronald Markham
Pop Star: David Haynes
Manager: Jason Rose
Sûreté men: Marc Pageon
Sûreté men: Daniel André Pageon

: Nine O'Clock News

with John Humphrys Weatherman


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Rough Justice

The Case of the Confused Chemicals ,
Four years ago the naked, dismembered body of a young girl was found in a petrol storage tank in South Shields. Forensic scientists were able to identify her and to say that she could have been in the tank for as long as nine years Even more surprisingly, the police were able to convict a man of her murder. ,
Ernie Clarke got life. He's still serving his sentence in Wakefield Jail. For the past year the Rough Justice team has been re-investigating his case.
They have now -with the help of a leading forensic scientist-totally discredited the main evidence against Clarke.
Rough Justice demonstrates how Clarke Should never have been convicted. Reporter Martin Young
Film editor M. A. C. ADAMS Producer PETER HILL
A BBC Ariel book (same title) £1.95 from booksellers


Unknown: Ernie Clarke
Editor: M. A. C. Adams

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Harry Carpenter International Rugby Union Northern Divisions v All Blacks from the International Stadium, Gateshead
For the third match of their short tour the ALL BLACKS come up against the Northern Divisions, who will be determined to repeat their famous victory, and the only defeat inflicted on the All Blacks on their last tour of England and Scotland in 1979. Commentator NIGEL STARMER-SMITH Amateur Boxing
England v German Democratic Republic from Bletchley Leisure Centre
Twelve of England's top amateur boxers face a tough assignment tonight, taking on one of Europe's strongest boxing nations in the George Wimpey International Figure Skating
The Tuborg Lager Figure Skating
Championships of Great Britain from Solihull Ice Rink
With places in Britain's European, Olympic and World Championship teams at stake, the quest for national titles assumes even greater significance and tonight's short programme could prove crucial.
Commentator ALAN WEEKS
Television presentation: Rugby Union HUW JONES Boxing BOB DUNCAN


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Bob Duncan
Editor: Harold Anderson

: One Night in Lincoln

with Mike Harding
You Just Can't Beat this Family Life
The multi-talented Mike Harding entertains an audience at the Theatre Royal, Lincoln, with his one-man show.


Unknown: Mike Harding
Unknown: Mike Harding
Director: Keith MacKenzie
Producer: Cyril Gates

: News Headlines

: What a Picture!

The programme which gives Morgan Cross the chance to meet interesting people and share the memories from their personal photographic albums. Tonight: Royal photographer, Lord Lichfield.


Director: David Nelson
Producer: Mike Derby

: Weatherman

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