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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

D-Day: 40 Years On As The Queen arrives in France to commemorate D-Day, from the beaches of Normandy Frank Bough and Selina Scott celebrate the liberation of Europe that began 40 years ago today. Dame Vera Lynn sings the songs that made her the forces' sweetheart. Frank Gillard recalls the pioneering days of a BBC War Correspondent, Francis Wilson uses latest satellite technology to show how the invasion of France hung in the balance.
Plus the recollections of those who brought peace to Europe - BILL MILLIN , the piper who heralded in the Allies, the men from ENSA, and the millions in Britain whose war-work made the invasion possible.
And, as usual, news on the hour and the half hour with Fern Britton


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Dame Vera Lynn
Unknown: Frank Gillard
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Bill Millin
Unknown: Fern Britton

: Claire Rayner's Casebook

Pre-menstrual tension and post-natal depression are now recognised as illnesses. But there is still confusion surrounding their causes.


Unknown: Mandy Cunliffe
Director: Chris Lent

: Gharbar

DR SUMAN DUTTA chairs a discussion about donating blood and organs with DR VITOO BUDHIRAJA , SALEHA KHAN, SURINDER KOCHAR and FAHMIDA HAFIZ. Music is by the playback singer SUDHA MALHOTRA , who sings a ghazal.
Producer krishan GOULD. Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL. BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Dr Suman Dutta
Unknown: Dr Vitoo Budhiraja
Unknown: Surinder Kochar
Unknown: Fahmida Hafiz.
Singer: Sudha Malhotra
Producer: Ashok Rampal.

: Play School

: Cricket

The Benson and Hedges Cup
PETER WEST introduces coverage from the start of one of today's quarter-final matches in this 55-overs-a-side competition.

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale Weather IAN MCCASKILL
1.37 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)


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

: Gran

A See-Saw programme

: Stop-Go!

A See-Saw programme
Clip Clop, Clip Clop

: Cricket

The Benson and Hedges Cup Further coverage

: D-Day: 40 Years On

HM The Queen and President Mitterrand at Bayeux
Today, on the 40th anniversary of the D-Day landings, many ceremonies marking the occasion are taking place on the beaches and at memorials throughout Normandy.
In the first of three live outside broadcasts, HM The Queen, with President Mitterrand, visits the British War Cemetery at Bayeux for a service of commemoration.
Presented from the beach at
Arromanches by David Dimbleby Commentator at Bayeux Raymond Baxter
Executive producer PETER MASSEY
0 FEATURE: page 80
Woddis On.... page 89


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Director: Laurence Vulliamy
Producer: Tim Marshall
Producer: Peter Massey

: * Cricket

The Benson and Hedges Cup Further coverage

: * D-Day: 40 Years On

Utah Beach
HM The Queen, President Reagan, President Mitterrand, M Pierre Trudeau and other distinguished visitors at Utah Beach, which this year is the scene of the major ceremony to commemorate the Allied landings 40 years ago today.
Live coverage of the ceremonies and a military display.
Television presentation by A2F


Unknown: Pierre Trudeau

: Silas

4: Silas has managed to escape from Philip, the cruel circus owner. He has also got back the beautiful black stallion that was stolen from him. Now with his new friend, Godik, Silas is ready for more adventures.
A TV 60 MUNICH/ZDF/ORF/SRG co-production English version directed by LOUIS ELMAN for Leah International Productions
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Directed By: Louis Elman
Silas: Patrick Bach
Godik: Lucki Molocher
Philip: Diether Krebs
Deaf woman: Edith Heerdegen
Shrew: Ingeborg Lapsien
Jenny: Nina Rothemund
Nanina: Nelly Huet
Pepe: Jimmy Karoubi
Smuggler: Jean Saudray

: Evening News

with Richard Whitmore Weatherman


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: D-Day: 40 Years On

HM The Queen at Arromanches
The climax of the British ceremonies comes live this evening from the small town of Arromanches, site of the remarkable Mulberry Harbour , the remains of which are still clearly visible 40 years later.
HM The Queen visits the scene again for a march past and to meet some of over 1,000 veterans, many of whom are returning for the first time to Normandy in very different circumstances.
Technical co-ordinators
Executive producer PETER MASSEY


Unknown: Mulberry Harbour
Commentators: David Dimbleby
Commentators: Raymond Baxter
Unknown: George Jakins
Unknown: Mike Jordan
Producer: Tim Marshall
Producer: Peter Massey

: Terry and June

by JOHN KANE starring Terry Scott , June Whitfield Designer
GLORIA CLAYTON Produced and directed by PETER WHITMORE
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: John Kane
Unknown: Terry Scott
Unknown: Gloria Clayton
Directed By: Peter Whitmore
Sir Dennis Hodge: Reginald Marsh
Malcolm: Tim Barrett
Col Culpepper: Ballard Berkeley
Beattie: Rosemary Frankau
Miss Fennel: Joanna Henderson
Golfer: John Kane
Barman: Robert Briggs

: The Wednesday Film: And Then There Were None

Agatha Christie 's classic murder mystery starring
Eight strangers are invited to the luxurious desert home of the rich Mr Owen - who is absent when they arrive. At dinner they discover that none of them has ever met their host. The meal is interrupted by a mysterious voice announcing that each ot them - and the two servants - is an unpunished murderer, but now retribution is at hand ... and the voice of ORSON WELLES
Screenplay by PETER WELBECK based on the novel by AGATHA CHRISTIE
Directed by PETER COLLINSON. Films: page 16


Unknown: Agatha Christie
Unknown: Mr Owen
Play By: Peter Welbeck
Novel By: Agatha Christie
Produced By: Harry Alan
Directed By: Peter Colunson.
Hugh Lombard: Oliver Reed
Judge Cannon: Richard Attenborough
Vera Clyde: Elke Sommer
Wilhelm Blore: Gert Froebe
General Soule: Adolfo Celi
Ilona Bergen: Stephane Audran
Michel Kaven: Charles Aznavour
Dr Armstrong: Herbert Lom
Mr Martino: Alberto de Mendoza
Mrs Martino: Maria Rohm

: Nine O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley; Weatherman

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Harry Carpenter Athletics
The British Olympic Trials from Crystal Palace
Live coverage of the first of two meetings which will decide the bulk of Britain's track and field team for Los Angeles.
Among the crucial finals tonight the men's 800m, the distance at which Steve Ovett is Olympic champion, and where Peter Elliott and Garry Cook will be vying for places. The controversial Zola Budd will be trying to gain selection in the 3,000m, and other finals include the men's and women's 100m, the men's 400m and the javelin. Commentators
Organised by the BAAB in association with HFC Trust and Savings Boxing
Highlights of last night's Duff/Barrett promotion at the Royal Albert Hall where BARRY MCGUIGAN was defending his European featherweight title.
Television presentation:


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Steve Ovett
Unknown: Peter Elliott
Unknown: Garry Cook
Unknown: Zola Budd
Unknown: David Coleman
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Stuart Storey
Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Barry McGuigan
Producer: Roger Moody
Editor: John Rowlinson

: D-Day: 40 Years On

Edited highlights of today's ceremonies in Normandy commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the D-Day landings. The Queen together with President Reagan, President Mitterrand and M Pierre Trudeau have attended national and international events on the beaches and at places of historic importance.
David Dimbleby and Raymond Baxter present a review of what happened in Normandy today.


Unknown: Pierre Trudeau
Unknown: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Raymond Baxter

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