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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
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

: Why Don't You....?

Your ideas, games and activities presented by the children of the Belfast "Why Don't You....?" gang. Film director TONY MCAULEY Producer BRIAN WILLIS
Series producer PETER CHARLTON


Director: Tony McAuley
Producer: Brian Willis
Producer: Peter Charlton

: Wacky Races

The Great Cold Rush Race

: Play Chess!

Chess puzzles, an introduction to some of the greatest players in chess and a Girls v Boys Challenge Match.


Unknown: Bill Hartston

: Jackanory

with Andrew Burt
The Dangerous Journey by ELIZABETH RENIER : 2


Unknown: Andrew Burt
Unknown: Elizabeth Renier

: Paddington

Paddington Goes to Court by MICHAEL BOND


Unknown: Michael Hordern

: Play School

Elizabeth Millbank , lain Lauchlan


Unknown: Elizabeth Millbank

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme with CAROL CHELL and DON SPENCER
Musical director RTCHARD BROWN Woodwind MARTIN FRITH
Assistant producer ROBIN HALDANE Designer JOHN ASBRIDGE
Directed and produced by CHRISTINE HEWITT Executive producer CYNTHIA FILGATE


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

: Three Tall Tales

Donald Duck 's erudite uncle Professor Ludwig Von Drake introduces an astonishing trio of cartoons.
A WALT DISNEY production


Unknown: Donald Duck
Introduces: Ludwig von Drake

: Look Back with Noakes

John Noakes and Shep review the adventures and travels of the Go with Noakes series.
Up the Rood to the Isles Director chfis CLOUCH
Producer DAVID BROWN. BBC Manchester


Unknown: John Noakes
Producer: David Brown.

: News After Noon

with Frances Coverdale Weather
12.42 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)


Unknown: Frances Coverdale

: Bonanza

Lome Greene as Ben Cartwright Dan Blocker as Hoss Cartwright Michael Landon as Little Joe Cartwright
A Deck of Aces
A con-man with an uncanny resemblance to Ben Cartwright decides to use the likeness to set up a major land swindle.


Unknown: Lome Greene
Unknown: Ben Cartwright
Unknown: Dan Blocker
Unknown: Hoss Cartwright
Unknown: Michael Landon
Unknown: Little Joe
Unknown: Ben Cartwright
Written By: Stanley Roberts
Directed By: Lewis Allen

: Dodge City

The feature film starring
Errol Flynn , Olivia de Havilland Ann Sheridan
Wade Hatton , a tough cattleman, takes on the job of bringing law and order to Dodge City in this famous all-action Western which combines such classic ingredients as a wide-open frontier town, wagon trains and cattle drives along the Chisholm Trail, plus one of the most spectacular bar-room fights in screen history.
Screenplay by Robert buckner Produced by HAL & WALLIS Directed by MICHAEL CURTIZ Christmas Films: page 15


Unknown: Errol Flynn
Unknown: Olivia de Havilland
Unknown: Ann Sheridan
Unknown: Wade Hatton
Play By: Robert Buckner
Directed By: Michael Curtiz
Wade Hatton: Errol Flynn
Abbie Irving: Olivia de Havilland
Ruby Gilman: Ann Sheridan
Jeff Surrett: Bruce Cabot
Joe Clemens: Frank McHugh
Rusty Hart: Alan Hale
Matt Cole: John Utel

: The World of Stanley Holloway

1: London's Pride
Narrated by Alan Jay Lerner , lyricist, My Fair Lady
Stanley Holloway 's performances in concert party, musical comedy, the legendary monologues, revue, variety, Shakespeare and the Ealing comedies are all featured in this programme, which traces his path to fame as one of the top all-around entertainers on the London scene.
Film editor PIERS jessop
Written and produced by BRIDCET WINTER


Unknown: Alan Jay Lerner
Unknown: Stanley Holloway
Produced By: Bridcet Winter

: Jackanory

with Colin Jeavons , Roy Kinnear and Simon Shepherd
The 13 Clocks by JAMES THURBER : 1


Unknown: Colin Jeavons
Unknown: Roy Kinnear
Unknown: Simon Shepherd
Unknown: James Thurber

: Gulliver's Travels

An animated cartoon

: Ivor the Engine

Pictures by PETER FIRMIN


Unknown: Peter Firmin
Unknown: Anthony Jackson
Music By: Vernon Elliott

: Evening News

with Frances Coverdale ; Weatherman


Unknown: Frances Coverdale

: The Great Escape

The feature film starring Steve McQueen with James Garner
Richard Attenborough
Stalag Luft North was - seemingly - escape-proof, the highest security camp run by the Germans during World War II. In an attempt to contain unwilling POWs, the Nazis brought them together in one camp. Unwittingly they had assembled the finest escape team in military history.
Screenplay by JAMES CLAVEL and w. a. BURNETT Based on the book by PAUL BRICKHILI.
Produced and directed by JOHN STURGES Christmas Films: page 15


Unknown: Steve McQueen
Unknown: James Garner
Unknown: Richard Attenborough
Unknown: Stalag Luft North
Unknown: James Clavel
Book By: Paul Brickhili.
Directed By: John Sturges
Hilts, 'The Cooler King': Steve McQueen
Hendley, 'The Scrounger': James Garner
Bartlett, 'Big X': Richard Attenborough
Ramsey, Senior British Officer: James Donald
Danny Velinski, 'The Tunneller': Charles Bronson
Blythe, 'The Forger': Donald Pleasence
Sedgwick, 'Man from Down Under': James Coburn
Willie, 'The Tunnel King': John Leyton
MacDonald: Gordon Jackson
Ashley-Pitt: David McCallum
Cavendish: Nigel Stock
Von Luger, the Commandant: Hannes Messemer
Werner: Robert Graf

: Main News

with John Humphrys ; Weatherman


Unknown: John Humphrys

: The Best of Three of a Kind

Another chance to see some of the comedy highlights from this award-winning series starring Lenny Henry, Tracey Ullman and David Copperfield.

Feature: page 4


Comedian: Lenny Henry
Comedian: Tracey Ullman
Comedian: David Copperfield
Script Associate: Kim Fuller
Music: Peter Drewis
Choreographer: Maarten Hoffmann
Writer: Rob Grant
Writer: Doug Naylor
Writer: Tony Sarchet
Writer: Bob Sinfield
Writer: Andrea Solomons
Sound: Michael McCarthy
Lighting: Fred Wright
Designer: Gary Pritchard
Designer: Val Warrender
Producer: Paul Jackson

: Review 83

The memorable events - important and amusing-of the past year are presented by Fred Emery of Panorama and Sue Lawley of the Nine O'Clock News.
Will you share their choice as FRED recalls a visit he made to the Falklands and SUE her pre-election interview with a disconcerted Mrs Thatcher ?
Videotape editor WILLIAM ATTRILL
Researcher magcik greenhalgh Graphic designer howaro mobbs
Producer nick weuj


Presented By: Fred Emery
Unknown: Sue Lawley
Unknown: Mrs Thatcher
Editor: William Attrill

: Sgt Bilko: Bilko's Allergy

[Starring] Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko


Sgt Bilko: Phil Silvers

: Men v Women

An International Golf Challenge
Today's match is between Bernhard Langer and Sandra Haynie.


Unknown: Bernhard Langer
Unknown: Sandra Haynie.

: Weatherman

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