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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
1 For timetable of regular events see Monday Plus today:
Titch's Pitch, your gardening phone-in with Alan Titchmarsh between
8.30 and 9.0
Food and Cooking with Glynn Chris tian between 8.30 and 9.0


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Glynn Chris

: Boswall's Wildlife Safari to Mexico

Save the Jungle!
The natural economy of a tropical rain forest examined from the basement to the roof. Firstly the fauna of the leaf-litter on the floor of the forest including Mexican agoutis and elephant beetles: in the middle storey, the butterflies and the 'air plants'; and finally colourful macaws, noisy howler monkeys and agile spider monkeys up in the forest canopy.
Rain jungles, the last unspoilt wilderness on earth, are under pressure, posing a vital problem for mankind.


Producer: Jeffery Boswall

: Praise Be!

with Thora Hird


Unknown: Thora Hird

: Play School

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale Weather JIM BACON


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

: Regional News

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

: Little Misses and the Mister Men

A See-Saw programme by ROGER HARGREAVES Little Miss Plump
Narrated by PAULINE COLLINS and JOHN ALDERTON Mister Happy
Narrated by ARTHUR LOWE
Produced and directed by TREVOR BOND and TERRY WARD


Programme By: Roger Hargreaves
Unknown: Pauline Collins
Unknown: John Alderton
Unknown: Arthur Lowe
Directed By: Trevor Bond
Directed By: Terry Ward

: Digging Up People

The first of two films in which Chronicle pays tribute to the late Sir Mortimer Wheeler - archaeologist, soldier and television personality.
In 1973 he took Magnus Magnusson back to the landmarks in the first half of his life, from the battle of Passchendaele in 1917, to the battle of Maiden Castle, fought and lost by British tribes almost 2,000 years ago.
Executive producer PAUL JOHNSTONE Produced by DAVID COLLISON


Unknown: Mortimer Wheeler
Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Producer: Paul Johnstone
Produced By: David Collison

: Star Movie: Joel McCrea in The Richest Girl in the World

with Miriam Hopkins , Fay Wray
Dorothy is the richest girl in the world, but has managed to keep herself out of sight of the press and of her own board of directors. Her secretary, Sylvia, stands in for her at every public appearance. When a young man, Anthony, woos her at a party without knowing her identity, she resolves to keep up the deception and find out whether he loves her for herself alone or for her money.
Screenplay by NORMAN KRASNA Produced by PANDRO S. BERMAN Directed by WILLIAM A. SEITER


Unknown: Miriam Hopkins
Unknown: Fay Wray
Play By: Norman Krasna
Produced By: Pandro S. Berman
Directed By: William A. Seiter
Anthony: Joel McCrea
Dorothy: Miriam Hopkins
Sylvia: Fay Wray
Philip: Reginald Denny
Mr Connors: Henry Stephenson
Donald: George Meeker
Orsatti: Wade Boteler
Haley: Fred Howard
Cavendish: Herbert Bunston
Preston: Burr McIntosh
Butler: Edgar Norton
Maid: Beryl Mercer

: Cartoon

Wild, Wild World

: Play School: It's Tuesday

Presenter Wayne Jackman Guest Chloe Ashcroft
Albert the Albatross by SID HOFF


Presenter: Wayne Jackman
Presenter: Guest Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Sid Hoff

: Yogi Bear

Loco Locomotive
A ride on the railway and pranks in the park.

: Treasure in Malta

An outdoor adventure serial on the islands of Malta and Gozo.
3: Tom and Sukie have been chased all over Malta by the gang of crooks who have taken their father prisoner. The police won't believe their story, so without Jiminy and the other children of Malta they would be helpless.
Produced by RALPH N. MAY Directed by DEREK Williams
A Children's Film and Television Foundation production.


Produced By: Ralph N.
Directed By: Derek Williams

: Cheggers Plays Pop

starring Keith Chegwin with guests
Bernadette Nolan and Gary Davies and chart-topping groups including Spandau Ballet and Haircut 100
Cheggers presents another top pop spectacular with quick quizzes and the craziest games as his twin teams the Reds and the Yellows battle it out in a feast of fun.
Executive producer PETER RIDSDALE SCOTT Producer MARTIN HUGHES BBC Manchester


Unknown: Keith Chegwin
Unknown: Bernadette Nolan
Unknown: Gary Davies
Designer: Shirley Miller
Producer: Peter Ridsdale Scott
Producer: Martin Hughes

: Wildtrack

The latest news on wildlife with Su Ingle and Michael Jordan You may have tempted a hedgehog to your back door with a bowl of milk, but what happens to it once it leaves your garden? Mike follows one particular hedgehog throughout a single night, and finds it's travelled a good three kilometres. Su, by contrast, is up in the air in a microlite aircraft. What's that got to do with animals? Well, she's finding out how a buzzard soars, and filming buzzards themselves at their own level. And in the studio, Mike and Su come up with a good idea for a do-it-yourself mobile made from leaves.
Producer MIKE BEYNON BBC Bristol


Unknown: Su Ingle
Unknown: Michael Jordan

: Sixty Minutes

The News and tonight's Weather
Nick Ross , Sarah Kennedy and Sally Magnusson present news, views and topical features from Britain and around the world, with national and international news read by Richard Whitmore.
During the week HUGH SCULLY with Watchdog; plus contributions from The Special Correspondents, Sixty Minutes' own team of humorists, with less serious observations on the day's events.
Your countdown through Sixty Minutes
5.40 The News
5.54* Weather
6.38* Closing headlines


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Sarah Kennedy
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Read By: Richard Whitmore.
Unknown: Hugh Scully

: You Can't See the Wood....

with David Bellamy 5: The Foresters
What could be worse than the regular lines of conifers planted across the countryside? David Bellamy explains how important forestry is and how the Forestry Commission is trying to change its image.
Series producer MICHAEL GARROD Director DAVID Williams
For free leaflet send large sae to You Can't See the Wood.... BBCtv, London [Postcode removed] BBC Wildlife magazine £1.00 from news-agents


Unknown: David Bellamy
Unknown: David Bellamy
Producer: Michael Garrod
Director: David Williams

: Blankety Blank

Terry Wogan hosts the comedy quiz game everyone can play at home - in which contestants attempt to match their 'blanks' with six star guests: Sandra Dickinson, Larry Grayson, Patricia Hayes, Roy Kinnear, Jan Leeming, Bernie Winters

Presented by arrangement with Goodson-Todman and Talbot TV Ltd


Presenter: Terry Wogan
Panellist: Sandra Dickinson
Panellist: Larry Grayson
Panellist: Patricia Hayes
Panellist: Roy Kinnear
Panellist: Jan Leeming
Panellist: Bernie Winters
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Questions: Norman Beedle
Questions: Neville Gurnhill
Questions: Mike Radford
Director: David Taylor
Producer: Marcus Plantin

: Sorry!

A comedy series by IAN DAVIDSON and PETER VINCENT starring Ronnie Corbett with Barbara Lott William Moore and Roy Holder


Unknown: Ian Davidson
Unknown: Peter Vincent
Unknown: Ronnie Corbett
Unknown: Barbara Lott
Unknown: William Moore
Unknown: Roy Holder
Designer: Dacre Punt
Producer: David Askey
Timothy Lumsden: Ronnie Corbett
Mrs Lumsden: Barbara Lott
Mr Lumsden: William Moore
Frank: Roy Holder
Freddie: Sheila Fearn
Jason: John Mangan
Titania: Barbara Kinghorn
Jack: Niven Boyd
Man in field: John Darrell
Oberon: Raymond Boyd
Quince: Martin Gower
Mayor: Tom Mennard

: Dolly Parton in London

From London's Dominion Theatre, internationally - famous singer, film star and sex symbol Dolly Parton performs some of her greatest hits including 'Jolene', 'Apple Jack', 'Two doors down', 'Appalachian memories', 'Here you come again', 'Coat of many colours' and '9 to 5'. The concert culminates in an explosive finale with 'Great balls of fire'.
Dolly's guest stars are
Tom Rutledge and Jim Salestrom performing 'Duellin' banjos' and 'Orange blossom special'.
Produced and directed by STAN HARRIS A HOME BOX OFFICE presentation


Unknown: Dolly Parton
Unknown: Tom Rutledge
Unknown: Jim Salestrom
Directed By: Stan Harris

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Labour Party

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Destination D-Day

Presented by Sir Huw Wheldon
On a cold February night 40 years ago two British frogmen crawled on to a Normandy beach from the freezing sea to take samples of sand for scientific analysis from under the noses of German sentries. It was one of the most audacious of all the incredible operations that went into the planning of the Allied invasion of Europe.
6 June 1944 has been called the Longest Day. Yet for thousands of Allied intelligence officers, resistance workers, scientists, engineers, inventors and logistic experts working every possible hour to make the landings successful, the previous 12 months had been all too short a year.
Throughout Britain during that period, men had been searching for the weak points in the vast German defences, designing sophisticated navigation aids, building artificial harbours twice as big as Dover, studying the vulnerability of the French railway system and inventing a fake army of 250,000 men -all to ensure that D-Day, when it came, would be successful.
SIR HUW WHELDON , then a Major in the 6th Airborne Division, landed with his unit on 6 June, to help defend the left flank of the invasion force against counter-attack. Tonight he tells the story of the Allied plans and preparations which helped ensure the success of Operation Overlord.
Assistant producer HARRY THOMPSON Producer ROY DAVIES


Presented By: Sir Huw Wheldon
Unknown: Sir Huw Wheldon
Written By: Huw Wheldon
Written By: Roy Davies
Unknown: Martin Patmore
Editor: Christopher Swayne
Producer: Harry Thompson
Producer: Roy Davies

: World Professional Latin American Championships

Introduced by Kay Alexander from the Royal Albert Hall , London After an absence of three years, the World Professional Latin American Championships returns to London with couples from over 20 countries competing. With the retirement of the present holders, Norwegians Espen and Kirsten Salberg , the title is wide open - will that also return to the United Kingdom?
Also featured, for the first time in this country, the World Rock 'n' Roll Trophy 1984.
Music by the ANDY ROSS ORCHESTRA Professional assessment from
Television presentation KEN GRIFFIN
(A Mecca Leisure promotion in conjunction with the bottlers of Coca-Cola)
Record or cassette, Ten Dance Championship Dancing REB/ZCF 509 from retailers


Introduced By: Kay Alexander
Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Kirsten Salberg
Unknown: Alan Fletcher
Arranged By: Ernest Smith
Unknown: Ken Griffin

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