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: Ceefax AM

starts your day with half-an-hour of news, sport, weather and travel available to all viewers, whether or not they have teletext sets.

: Breakfast Time

Frank Bough and , Fern Britton are the Breakfast Time hosts to people and personalities making the headlines.
Daily timetable:
News with Debbie Rix (Fern Britton, Tues, Wed) 6.30, 7.0, 7.30, 8.0,
8.30 with headlines on every quarter hour
Weather with Francis Wilson : 6.31,
6.57, 7.27, 7.57, 8.27
Sport with David Icke and Bob Wilson : 6.40 and 7.40
Regional News, weather and traffic:
6.45, 7.15, 7.45, 8.15
TV Choice with David Wheal : 6.55 Review of the Papers: 7.18 and 8.18
Your Stars with Russell Grant : 8.33 Plus today:
Top 20 Work Out with Diana Moran , the 'Green Goddess', at 7.25
New Films and Pop Records between
7.45 and 8.0
Record and cassette, Russell Grant 's Zodiac Jukebox (REH/ZCR 491), from retailers


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Fern Britton
Unknown: Debbie Rix
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: David Icke
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Unknown: David Wheal
Unknown: Russell Grant
Unknown: Diana Moran
Unknown: Russell Grant

: Gardeners' World

from Bamsdale with Geoff Hamilton and Anne Mayo
Whatever the weather, any gardener who wants to keep up with the game must start a wide variety of vegetables in the heated greenhouse, propagator or on the windowsill. GEOFF HAMILTON erects fencing around the Starting from Scratch garden and Robert Hillier suggests 'best buys' of bare-rooted and container-grown shrubs and trees.
Producer DENIS w GARTSIDE BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Anne Mayo
Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Robert Hillier

: Songs of Praise

from Dalton-in-Furness

: Play School

Presenter Sheelagh Gilbey Guests
Stuart Bradley , Brian Cant Story: Pimpernel Petroleum by WILMA HORSBRUGH


Presenter: Sheelagh Gilbey
Unknown: Stuart Bradley

: 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)

: Olympic Grandstand

David Coleman introduces today's action from the XIV Winter Olympic Games taking place in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.
"ki-ing: The Ladies Giant Slalom
The first of two runs on the mountain of Jahorina. TAMARA MCKINNEY of the United States was last year's World Cup overall winner, with four giant slalom victories. She will share favouritism for the gold medal with World Champion ERIKA HESS of Switzerland.
Commentator DAVID VINE
Plus reports on today's gold medal Performances in the Ladies 1,000 m Speedskating by RON PICKERING , the Men's 15 km Cross -Country Ski -ing by BARRY DAVIES and the latest news from ALAN WEEKS of the compulsory figures in the Men's Figure Skating, in which PAUL ROBINSON competes for Great Britain.


Introduces: David Coleman
Unknown: Erika Hess
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Barry Davies
Unknown: Paul Robinson

: The Flumps

A See-Saw programme

: See Hear!

I Presenting news, views and entertainment for the deaf or hard of hearing, with sign language and subtitles.

: Dynasty

Excitement - and relief - for Matthew and Walter as they strike oil at last. But Fallon has discovered the secret of the emerald necklace and is obviously intent on making mischief for Krystle ...


Written By: Edward de Blasio
Directed By: Philip Leacock
Blake Carrington: Starring John Forsythe
Fallon: Pamela Sue Martin
Krystle: Linda Evans
Matthew: Bo Hopkins
Steven: Al Corley
Claudia: With Pamela Bellwood
Michael: Wayne Northrop
Lindsay: Katy Kurtzman
Andrew Laird: Peter Mark Richman
Walter Lankershim: Dale Robertson

: Face the Music

Questionmaster Joseph Cooper with Patricia Owen
Russell Harty , Richard Baker Guest musician
Julian Lloyd Webber Producer PETER BUTLER


Unknown: Joseph Cooper
Unknown: Patricia Owen
Unknown: Russell Harty
Unknown: Richard Baker
Unknown: Julian Lloyd Webber
Producer: Peter Butler
Director: Helen Morton

: Play School: It's Monday

Presenter Andrew Secombe Guests
Elizabeth Watts , Howard Lee Story: The King Gets Fit by ALLEN SADDLER , JOE WRIGHT


Presenter: Andrew Secombe
Unknown: Elizabeth Watts
Unknown: Howard Lee
Unknown: Allen Saddler
Unknown: Joe Wright
Director: John Smith

: The Adventures of Tin Tin: Red Rackham's Treasure: Jungle Jitters

Snowy discovers an idol and the Captain thinks he recognises it.

: Jackanory

with Bernard Holley
Jonny Briggs and the Jubilee Concert by JOAN EADINGTON
Jonny's school was to hold a concert to celebrate its 50 years. Jonny was going to do 'magic' but that day things started to go wrong....
1: The Vanishing Joke Book


Unknown: Bernard Holley
Unknown: Jonny Briggs
Unknown: Joan Eadington

: Finders Keepers

with Richard Stilgoe and this week's mystery guest. Trying to win a BBC computer are teams from All Saints' Junior School, Bishop's Stortford and Seabridge School, Stoke-on-Trent and you could win a computer too in the Finders Keepers giant anagram.


Presenter: Richard Stilgoe
Format designed by: Robert Gould
Designer: Stephen Mellor
Producer: Ian Oliver

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Peter Duncan and Janet Ellis
'Sit' and 'Stay'!
Two top dogs from Crufts, the Obedience Champion bitch and dog, put on a special studio display of their award-winning skills.
Back Pages: 82


Presenter: Simon Groom
Presenter: Peter Duncan
Presenter: Janet Ellis

: The Wombles



Unknown: Elisabeth Beresford

: Sixty Minutes

The News and tonight's Weather Presenters Nick Ross
Sarah Kennedy , Sally Magnusson News read by Moira Stuart Look East with Judi Lines Look North (Newcastle) with Mike Neville
Look North (Leeds) with Ken Cooper Harry Gration , Judith Stamper John Thirlwell
Look North West with Stuart Hall Midlands Today with Alan Towers and Kay Alexander
Points West with Graham Purches Gerald Haycock , Sue Carpenter Vivien Creegor and Chris Vacher
South Today with Bruce Parker and Jenni Murray
Spotlight with Chris Denham Sue King and Craig Rich
HUGH SCULLY with Watchdog; and humorous contributions from The Special Correspondents.
Your Sixty Minutes countdown
5.40 The News
5.54* Weather
5.55* Regional Magazines
6.38* Closing headlines


Presenters: Nick Ross
Unknown: Sarah Kennedy
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Read By: Moira Stuart Look East
Unknown: Mike Neville
Unknown: Look North
Unknown: Ken Cooper
Unknown: Harry Gration
Unknown: Judith Stamper
Unknown: John Thirlwell
Unknown: Alan Towers
Unknown: Kay Alexander
Unknown: Graham Purches
Unknown: Gerald Haycock
Unknown: Sue Carpenter
Unknown: Vivien Creegor
Unknown: Chris Vacher
Unknown: Bruce Parker
Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Chris Denham
Unknown: Sue King
Unknown: Craig Rich
Unknown: Hugh Scully

: Olympic Grandstand

The latest outstanding action from the XIV Winter
Olympic Games in Sarajevo
Introduced by David Coleman
Ski-ing: The Ladies Giant Slalom
Switzerland's ERIKA hess, the World Champion, and TAMARA MCKINNEY of the United States are expected to be among the front runners after today's first run on the mountain of Jahorina. Commentator DAVID VINE Ice Hockey
The Russians had won four consecutive Olympic titles from 1964 when the United States provided the upset of the last games by beating them 4-3 in the final. The SOVIET UNION are the current World Champions and today meet WEST GERMANY in the round-robin series to find the four qualifiers for the medal play-offs. Commentator ALAN WEEKS
RON PICKERING and BARRY DAVIES report on today's other Olympic events including the Ladies 1,000m Speedskating and the Men's 15km Cross-Country Ski-ing.


Introduced By: David Coleman
Introduced By: Tamara McKinney
Commentator: Alan Weeks
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Barry Davies
Producer: Martin Hopkins
Editors: Harold Anderson

: Blue Thunder

The adventure series starring pilot of a super-helicopter geared to combat crime with the most sophisticated aerial technology, weaponry and surveillance systems available. A Clear and Present Danger
The awesome Blue Thunder is called in to stop a well-trained paramilitary group involved in a series of air-supported robberies in their efforts to amass funds for a government take-over.
Written by MIKE ROBE


Written By: Mike Robe
Directed By: Charles Picerni
Frank Chaney,: James Farentino
Winterlove: Dana Carvey
Braddock: Sandy McPeak
Bubba: Bubba Smith
Ski: Dick Butkus
J J: Ann Cooper
Tenney: Geoffrey Lewis
Sarah: Gracie Harrison
Franzen: Joseph Whipp
Winters: Michael Alldredge

: Panorama

The Hands That Once Picked Cotton. President Reagan's return to the White House may depend on his ability to hold the key Southern States - traditionally Democratic. In 1980 Reagan won these states with narrow majorities, far smaller in most cases than the number of Blacks who hadn't bothered to register to vote. Ignited by Black leader Jesse Jackson's fiery campaign, the Black poor - the hands that once picked cotton -are now registering in unprecedented numbers and threaten to swing the South against Reagan. Reporter Peter Taylor


Leader: Jesse Jack
Reporter: Peter Taylor
Producer: Michael Dutfield
Editor: Peter Ibbotson

: Nine O'Clock News

John Humphrys ; Weatherman


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Robert Redford in Tell Them Willie Boy is Here

The second in a trio of his films, tonight with Katharine Ross, Robert Blake
1909: Banning, California. Willie Boy, a Paiute Indian, returns to his tribe's reservation to claim Lola Boniface as his bride. When Willie Boy accidentally kills his lover's father, the couple are forced to flee south. Against his will 'Coop' finds himself leading a posse in pursuit of his friend.
Based on the book by HARRY LAWTON Produced by PHILIP A. WAXMAN Directed by ABRAHAM POLONSKY Films: page 17


Play By: Abraham Polonsky
Book By: Harry Lawton
Produced By: Philip A. Waxman
Directed By: Abraham Polonsky
Coop: Robert Redford
Lola: Katharine Ross
Willie Boy: Robert Blake
Liz Arnold: Susan Clark
Calvert: Barry Sullivan
Frank Wilson: Charles McGraw
Benby: Charles Aidman
Hacker: John Vernon
Finney: Shelly Novak

: Film 84

with Barry Norman including reviews of current releases and news of films in production and the personalities involved.
Nick Nolte , Gene Hackman and Joanna Cassidy star in Under Fire as American journalists caught up in the revolutionary war in Nicaragua.
Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft talk about To Be or Not to Be, a comedy set in Poland during the Second World War, in which they star together for the first time.


Unknown: Nick Nolte
Unknown: Gene Hackman
Unknown: Joanna Cassidy
Director: Bruce Thompson
Producer: Judy Lindsay

: News Headlines

: Wheels of Fire

Ten films about development issues in India. 4: After the Flood

: Weatherman

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