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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Fern Britton For timetable of regular features see Monday.
Plus today:
Farming with John Mountford between 6.30 and 7.0
The Breakfast Time Doctor between 8.30 and 9.0


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Fern Britton
Unknown: John Mountford

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson
Contestants Paul Campion Christopher Hughes
Karen Stringer , Alex Yeats


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Paul Campion
Unknown: Christopher Hughes
Unknown: Karen Stringer
Unknown: Alex Yeats
Director: Laurence Vulliamy
Producer: Roger MacKay

: Closedown

: Play School

Presenter Stuart McGugan Guests
Kate Copstick , Rosalind Wilson Dave Moses
Story: The Queen who Couldn't Sleep by MALCOLM CARRICK


Presenter: Stuart McGugan
Unknown: Kate Copstick
Unknown: Rosalind Wilson
Unknown: Dave Moses
Unknown: Malcolm Carrick

: Closedown

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale Weather JIM BACON


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Weather Jim Bacon

: Regional News

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

: Pebble Mill at One

Writer John Hillaby and his wife Katie undertake a honeymoon with a difference - a walk from the Lake District across the roof of England to London. Pebble Mill joins them on the way.


Unknown: John Hillaby
Editor: Peter Hercombe

: Postman Pat: Pat's Tractor Express

A See-Saw programme

Getting a registered letter to some campers on holiday in Greendale presents a problem for Pat. But Miss Hubbard comes to the rescue while Pat has to hold on tight.
Written by John Cunliffe.


Writer: John Cunliffe
Narration and voices: Ken Barry
Music: Bryan Daly
Designed and directed by: Ivor Wood

: International Tennis

The Benson and Hedges Championships from Wembley Arena
The strongest field ever assembled for these championships led by Wimbledon champion JOHN MCEN -ROE, US Open champion jimmy CONNORS , French champion yan-NICK NOAH and Australian champion JOHAN KRIEK. Never before have the holders of all four grand slam tournaments played in this event.
Introduced by BARRY DAVIES Commentators DAN MASKELL


Unknown: Wembley Arena
Unknown: John McEn
Unknown: Jimmy Connors
Unknown: Nick Noah
Unknown: Johan Kriek.
Introduced By: Barry Davies
Commentators: Dan Maskell
Unknown: John Barrett
Unknown: Makk Cox
Unknown: Jilnnie Watherston
Unknown: Alastair Scott

: Play School: It's Thursday

Underneath the spreading chestnut tree ...
Presenter Elizabeth Watts Guest Brian Jameson
Story: The Luckiest One of All by BILL PEET


Presenter: Elizabeth Watts
Presenter: Guest Brian Jameson

: Jackanory

with Sayo Inaba
Japanese Folk Tales adapted from traditional sources by SAMIRA KIROLLOS
4: The Adventure of Momotaro
Momotaro is joined by a dog, a monkey and a pheasant as he journeys to a remote castle to battle with a band of fierce demons.


Unknown: Lorraine Calaora

: Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends: Seven Little Superheroes

The ability to climb like a spider, to create ice and fire are powers which help Spider-Man, Iceman and Fire-Star to fight crime.
Spider-Man, Iceman and Fire-Star receive invitations to visit Wolfe Island and find the other guests are all superheroes. Their host, the evil Chameleon, is out to destroy all of them.

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom , Peter Duncan and Janet Ellis
Evil Edna 's dream comes true as her career as a pop star begins, with a little help from Kenneth Williams.


Unknown: Simon Groom
Unknown: Peter Duncan
Unknown: Janet Ellis
Unknown: Evil Edna
Unknown: Kenneth Williams.

: Sixty Minutes

The News with tonight's Weather and Regional Magazines
Nick Ross, Desmond Wilcox ,
Beverly Anderson and SallY Magnusson present a lively mix of news, views and topical features from Britain and around the world, with national and interna tional 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,SixtyMinutes' own team of humorists, with some less serious observations on the day's events.
Sixty Minutes countdown
5.40 The News
5.53* Regional Magazines
6.15* Weather
6.38* Closing headlines


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

: Angels

Chris needs every ounce of his special training when he arrives at the scene of a serious accident.


Unknown: Glen McCoy
Tracey Carr: Julia Williams
Josh Jones: Tony Armatrading
Dave Nowell: Neil West
Mike Roberts: Philip Lowrie
Antonia Miles: Caroline Holdaway
Susan Willoughby: Jill Meers
Sister Catherine: Patricia Maynard
Simon Roberts: Gavin Skinner
Musa Ladipo: Olu Jacobs
Jean MacEwen: Carol Holmes
Charles Miles: Julian Fellowes
Chris Carr: Martin Rutledge
Dick Willoughby: Stacy Davies
John Willoughby: Robert Grose
A & E sister: Maureen Morris
Student Nurse Lynch: Amanda Dainty
Student Nurse Parker: Amanda Webb
Jenny Taylor: Liz Lauste
Station manager: Alan Thompson
Dr Meredith: Paul Antony-Barber
Arthur Vemer: Norman Jones

: Tomorrow's World

Tonight's inventive ideas range from making mud houses the modern way to the chemistry of the ultimate ski boot
Presented by Kieran Prendiville Peter Macann , Maggie Philbin Judith Hann


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

: Top of the Pops

A live edition.
Introduced by John Peel and David Jensen.


Presenter: John Peel
Presenter: David Jensen
Sound: Alan Stokes
Lighting: Bert Postlethwaite
Designer: George Kyriakides
Executive producer: Michael Hurll
Production: Brian Whitehouse

: Wildlife on One

First of six programmes Run Rabbit Run Narrated by David Attenborough
With gentle eyes, alert ears and white-flashed tail, a small furry body hops disarmingly into our affections. But a fleeting glimpse of a startled animal bolting for home is as close as most of us get to an understanding of rabbit ways: until, like Alice, you tumble down the burrow!
Underground, in sand dune, hedgerow or on cliff-top, the secrets of rabbit society at peace and war are revealed. In a world packed with danger and constant threat from enemies, only an acute sensitivity to all they hear, smell and see enables bucks, does and kittens to flourish in one of nature's great success stories.
Photography by MAURICE TIBBLES Produced by KEENAN SMART Series producer PETER BALE BBC Bristol
* Subtitles on Ceejax page 170 • BACK PAGE: 90


Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: Maurice Tibbles
Produced By: Keenan Smart
Producer: Peter Bale

: Only Fools and Horses

First of seven programmes by JOHN SULLIVAN starring David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst With Lennard Pearce Homesick
Broken lifts in the Trotters' tower block are causing Grandad's legs to play up. Del feels Rodney's new-found power should help.
Designer ANTONY THORPE Produced and directed by RAY BUTT


Unknown: John Sullivan
Unknown: David Jason
Designer: Antony Thorpe
Directed By: Ray Butt
Del: David Jason
Rodney: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Grandad: Lennard Pearce
BaZ: Ron Pember
Trigger ROGER: Lloyd Pack
Old ladies: Gilly Flower
, Old ladies: Renee Roberts
Dr Beeker: John Bryans
Miss Mackenzie: Sandra Payne

: Nine O'Clock News

with John Humphrys and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weatherman


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Johnny Jarvis

written by NIGEL WILLIAMS A serial in six parts Part 1: 1977-1978
The unlikely friendship between Johnny Jarvis and Alan Lipton begins in their last year at a comprehensive in Hackney. Jarvis, the loveable clown with a surprising talent for welding ... Lipton, the apparently talentless reject, fantasising about the future and the father he has never met. At the end of the year they have to confront the adult world.
Music adviser JOHN ALTMAN
Costume designer BRIAN WILLIS Make-up designer VANESSA POULTON


Written By: Nigel Williams
Unknown: Johnny Jarvis
Unknown: Alan Lipton
Unknown: John Altman
Designer: Brian Willis
Designer: Vanessa Poulton
Designer: Ken Starkey
Producer: Guy Slater
Director: Alan Dossor
Johnny Jarvis: Mark Farmer
Alan Lipton: Ian Sears
Paul Turner: Alrick Riley
Manning: Jamie Foreman
Mr Jarvis: John Bardon
Mrs Jarvis: Catherine Harding
Mrs Lipton: Diana Davies
Bannerman: Mark Penfold
Sidey: Ian Brimble
Mr Casson: Lionel Ngakane
Clare: Diana Kyle
Mason: Jim Dunk
Careers officer: Caroline Lancaster
Mrs Stapleton: Peggy Phango
Barber: Robert Putt
PE teacher: Martin Anthony
Benson: Paul Vincent
Knight: Mike Smart
Colonel: Nick Stringer
Arthur: Anthony Powell
Jake: Maurice Colbourne

: Question Time

The weekly opportunity for members of the general public to question and argue with those in power, those who seek it and those who influence the decisions taken. A programme of popular and important debate about the issues foremost in the news and public mind.
With Sir Robin Day tonight at the Greenwood Theatre, London are The Rt Hon Norman Fowler , MP The Rt Hon Roy Hattersley , MP The Rt Hon Shirley Williams and Wendy Hogg
Director ANN MORLEY Producer LIZ ELTON


Unknown: Norman Fowler
Unknown: Roy Hattersley
Unknown: Shirley Williams
Unknown: Wendy Hogg
Director: Ann Morley
Producer: Liz Elton
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: News Headlines

: Strike Up the Band

The big band sound from the Syd Lawrence Orchestra , featuring many of the sweet and swing ' hits' made famous on both sides of the Atlantic by Glenn Miller , Count Basie and Tommy Dorsey. Guest vocalists Matt Monro and Tina Cross
BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Syd Lawrence Orchestra
Unknown: Glenn Miller
Unknown: Tommy Dorsey.
Unknown: Matt Monro
Unknown: Tina Cross
Director: Tony Wolfe

: Weatherman

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