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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
This morning
Alan Titchmarsh takes your calls on gardening in Titch 's
Pitch; plus Glynn Christian 's food and cooking.


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

: Lyn Marshall's Everyday Yoga

14: The Shoulder Stand

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson Jill Goodwin
(insurance clerk)
French Revolution 1788-1794 John Hutchings
(probation officer)
History of Britain's canals Norman Izzett
(assistant rector)
Greek tragic poets Byron Jones
(construction manager) MGM musicals 1939-1962 Director LAURENCE VULUAMY


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Jill Goodwin
Unknown: John Hutchings
Unknown: Norman Izzett
Unknown: Byron Jones
Director: Laurence Vuluamy
Producer: Roger MacKay

: Play School

Presenter Ben Thomas Guest Kate Copstick


Presenter: Ben Thomas
Presenter: Guest Kate Copstick

: 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

Lively music and conversation

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme
If you were the wind, how would you blow, fast or slow?
Go on -have a go! with Carol Chell and Don Spencer
Script associate ROBIN HALDANE Directed and produced by CHRISTINE HEWITT. Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE


Unknown: Carol Chell
Unknown: Don Spencer
Director: Richard Brown
Director: Woodwind Martin Frith
Designer: Michael Trevor
Unknown: Robin Haldane
Produced By: Christine Hewitt.
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Star Movie: John Barrymore in Playmates

with Kay Kyser and Lupe Velez When
John Barrymore 's agent gets together with Kay Kyser 's agent and they cook up a collaboration, tne stage is set for comedy.
Shakespeare meets swing for the first time - an event that must have had the bard spinning, or is it jiving, in his grave! and KAY KYSER'S BAND featuring HARRY babbitt ,
ISH KABIBBLE , SULLY MASON Screenplay by JAMES V. KERN Produced and directed by DAVID BUTLER
0 FILMS: page 31


Unknown: Kay Kyser
Unknown: Lupe Velez
Unknown: John Barrymore
Unknown: Kay Kyser
Unknown: Harry Babbitt
Unknown: Ish Kabibble
Unknown: Sully Mason
Unknown: James V. Kern
Directed By: David Butler
John Barrymore: Himself
Kay Kyser: Kay Kyser
Carmen Del Toro: Lupe Velez
Ginny: Ginny Simms
Grandma: May Robson
Lulu Monahan: Patsy Kelly
Peter Lindsey: Peter Lind Hayes
Mr Pennypacker: George Cleveland
Mrs Pennypacker: Alice Fleming

: Cartoon Time

3.48 Regional News

: Play School: It's Tuesday

There's a deevy, deevy diver at the bottom of the sea - and other things too!
Presenter Elizabeth Millbank Guest Brian Jameson
Story: Father Neptune and the Whales by DONALD BISSET


Presenter: Elizabeth Millbank
Unknown: Brian Jameson
Unknown: Donald Bisset

: Dastardly and Muttley

Fur Out Furlough

: Jackanory: The Prince Who Hiccupped and Other Stories: Presents for Princesses

by Anthony Armstrong
Read by Penelope Keith for Jackanory


Author: Anthony Armstrong
Storyteller: Penelope Keith
Pictures: Peter Rush

: Captain Caveman: Prehistoric Panic

The Teen Angels meet Captain Caveman's parents when they accidentally break the time barrier.

: So You Want to be Top

Presented by Gary Wilmot with Leni Harper
Teachers Caroline Bernstein and David Coker
If you have problems with doting relations then watch this week's programme which includes an anti-Auntie deterrent! Designer GEORGE WISNER
Assistant producer DAVID LARDNER Producer JUDY whitfield


Presented By: Gary Wilmot
Unknown: Leni Harper
Unknown: Caroline Bernstein
Unknown: David Coker
Designer: George Wisner
Producer: David Lardner
Producer: Judy Whitfield

: Star Trek: Errand of Mercy

Written by Gene L. Coon
A surprise attack on the USS Enterprise signifies the breakdown of negotiations with the Klingon Empire, and Captain Kirk warns the planet Organia of their war plans only to find its rulers indifferent to the threat of invasion.
It is a chastening experience for the representative of a great power when he finally discovers the reason for their apparent apathy.


Writer: Gene L. Coon
Director: John Newland
Captain James T Kirk: William Shatner
Mr Spock: Leonard Nimoy
Dr McCoy: Deforest Kelley

: Weatherman

: The Six O'Clock News

Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell present the latest pictures, stories and events of the day.


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: Regional news magazines

London Plus, Spotlight
South Today, Points West Look East, Look North North West Tonight Midlands Today

: The District Nurse

Episode 8 by BARRY THOMAS starring Nerys Hughes as Megan Roberts.
'I know what's grieving you. You thought this house would be the answer. Ready for us to move into. Make it easier for me to say "yes".'
Series devised by JULIA SMITH and TONY HOLLAND Designer STEVE TALBOT Associate producer
Produced by BRIAN spiby
Directed by GRAEME HARPER BBC Wales


Unknown: Barry Thomas
Unknown: Julia Smith
Unknown: Tony Holland
Designer: Steve Talbot
Unknown: Gwyn Hughes Jones
Produced By: Brian Spiby
Directed By: Graeme Harper
Megan Roberts: Nerys Hughes
Mrs Beynon: Eluned Jones
Ted Beynon: Pip Miller
Dr O'Casey: Rio Fanning
Dr Charles Barclay: Philip Hurdwood
Gwen Harries: Margaret John
Hugh Morris: Philip Raymond
Bryn Morris: Gareth Potter
David Price: John Ogwen
Nesta Mogg: Deborah Manship
Evelina Williams: Beth Morris

: Halls of Fame

from the Victoria Palace, London Introduced by Roy Hudd with Max Bygraves(as 'Annie') , Chas & Dave (as 'Annie') Emma Dears (as 'Annie') June Whitfield and The Black and White Minstrels with George Mitchell featuring
Dai Francis , Ted Darling Blayne Barrington and Bob Hunter
A celebration of some of the golden moments in the illustrious history of this famous theatre known as 'The Royal Family's local'.
Roy Hudd , aficionado of the Variety Theatre past, present and future, reminds us of many of the 'greats' who trod these boards including Marie Lloyd , The Crazy Gang, Billy Bennett and Lupino Lane.
For some of tonight's guests it's a nostalgic occasion. Max Bygraves made the Victoria Palace his own home for four years and the never-to-be-forgotten Black and White Minstrels were in residence for no fewer than ten years - a record unequalled in musical history. During the series, television will join audiences in several of Britain's most celebrated Halls of Fame with visits to Bristol,
Sunderland, Aberdeen, Wolverhampton and Manchester.
Written by ROY HUDD
Musical director KENNY CLAYTON Sound ALAN FOX
Production BARRY BEVINS and ROD TAYLOR . BBC Manchester
FEATURE: page 24


Introduced By: Roy Hudd
Unknown: George Mitchell
Unknown: Dai Francis
Unknown: Ted Darling
Unknown: Blayne Barrington
Unknown: Bob Hunter
Unknown: Roy Hudd
Unknown: Marie Lloyd
Unknown: Billy Bennett
Unknown: Lupino Lane.
Unknown: Max Bygraves
Written By: Roy Hudd
Director: Kenny Clayton
Unknown: Alan Fox
Unknown: John Crowther
Designer: Paul Montague
Unknown: Barry Bevins
Unknown: Rod Taylor

: Cagney and Lacey

Two disarming young women - New York cops - who demonstrate that in the fight against crime the female species can be as deadly as the male. starring
Thank God it's Monday Friday night. A weekend away from police duties. Chris is off to Vermont, Mary Beth is going shopping. Then Lt Samuels gets a call from HQ. The 14th Precinct is the worst organised in New York.
Improvements have got to be made, and quickly....


Unknown: Mary Beth
Chris Cagney: Sharon Gless
Mary Beth Lacey: Tyne Daly
Lt Samuels: Al Waxman
Harvey Lacey: John Karlen
: Carl Lumbly
as: Detective Petrie
: Martin Kove
as: Detective Isbecki
: Sidney Clute
as: Sgt Laguardia
Captain Fuller: Cotter Smith

: The Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Stars of the Roller State Disco

by Michael Hastings
with Perry Benson as Carly, Cathy Murphy as Paulette, Christina Greatrex as Voicespeak

1984. The Guvners know what they're doing. At the Roller State Disco it's all laid on. Keep up yer skills, play the machines, doss for the night and the skates are for free - while you wait for that job. But Carly ain't taking just anything - not even for Paulette. You see, he's got this special skill now....
Feature: page 94


Writer: Michael Hastings
Technical Co-ordinator: Jeff Jeffery
Video Cameraman: Gareth Tucker
Video Cameraman: John Dailley
Videotape Editor: Steve Eveleigh
Lighting: John Summers
Sound: Chick Anthony
Designer: David Hitchcock
Producer: Michael Wearing
Director: Alan Clarke
Carly: Perry Benson
Paulette: Cathy Murphy
Voicespeak: Christina Greatrex
Burt: Paul McKenzie
Deborah: Bernice Rowe
Derek: Gary Beadle
Sharon: Suzette Llewellyn
Margaret: Kate Hardie
Janice: Catherine Clarke
Doctor: David Sibley
Carley's mum: Christine Ozanne
Barry: Gary Hailes
Jason: Sam Smart
Hooligan: Steve Fletcher
Hooligan: Graham Fletcher Cook
Charles: Pete Lee Wilson
Desmond: Chris Lang
Kiosk typist: Gillian Taylforth
Typist: Lilian Rostkowska
Typist: Kamilla Blanche
Typist: Beverley Martin
Typist: Nula Conwell
Marvis: Ashley George
'Livver Boy': Jason Cunliffe
Fat boy: Jem Ahmet
Weightlifter: Dennis Savage
Security guard: Richard Bremmer
Night security guard: Charles Rayford
Video training staff: John Blundell
Video training staff: Veronique Choolhun
Video training staff: Danny Schiller
Video training staff: Sarah Doyle
Video training staff: Debbie Lennon
Video training staff: Miles Ross
Video training staff: David Chandler

: The Other Half

with John Pitman
Six love stories about six very different couples. 4: Angus and Tony
For the past 32 years, Sir Angus Wilson , the distinguished author, has shared his life with another man - Tony Garrett.
Sir Angus is 70. Tony, who is 55, once had a promising career as a probation officer. But somebody anonymously told his employers he was 'living with a well-known homosexual' and he felt obliged to resign. Such relationships were then illegal and there was the threat of prison.
'But I had no intention of leaving Angus', says Tony. He became Sir Angus's secretary, and still does the job today. They are both happy now, though Sir
Angus feels guilty about Tony's career. 'He could have been so many things-and naturally I have this feeling that I've swallowed up somebody's life'.
A historic film. There's never been anything quite like it. (DAILY MAIL) Series producer EDWARD MIRZOEFF Director JONATHAN gill


Unknown: John Pitman
Unknown: Sir Angus Wilson
Unknown: Tony Garrett.
Producer: Edward Mirzoeff
Director: Jonathan Gili

: Claire Rayner's Casebook

A series of nine programmes 8: Manic Depression
Manic depression has a dramatic effect on the lives of over 350,000 people and their relatives. Margaret has been a sufferer for three years. She describes to
Claire what it feels like, the swings of mood; the mania; the depression. She and her husband, Alan, talk about how their marriage has withstood the pressures of this mental illness.
Philip and Yvonne look back on the effects of his untreated mania, how their business collapsed and their home had to be sold. Their son, Michel, witnessed as a teenager the devastation of the disease. He is now chairman of the newly-formed Manic Depressive
Fellowship which, he hopes, will bring more support to sufferers.


Editor: Robert Merchant
Unknown: Maggie Winkworth
Director: John Brooke

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