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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

Selina Scott and Mike Smith start the week with the help of their studio guest Maria Aitken.
News on the hour and half-hour read by Debbie Rix.
Weather with Francis Wilson at 6.34, 6.55, 7.25, 7.55, 8-25, 8.58.
In Vision -a twice-weekly look at the world of television and the personalities in the starring roles - on Monday and Friday.
Round the Country -local news and weather from your own BBC studios at 6.57,
7.27, 7.57 and 8.27.
Sport with David Icke and Bob Wilson at 6.40 and 7.40. The Morning Papers-a Personal view of the stories behind the headlines.
Plus this morning at 7.32
Mike Smith has more news from the charts.
Lynn Faulds Wood reports from the consumer desk.


Unknown: Mike Smith
Unknown: Maria Aitken.
Read By: Debbie Rix.
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: David Icke
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Mike Smith
Unknown: Lynn Faulds Wood

: Play School

Presenter Kate Copstick Guest Fred Harris


Presenter: Kate Copstick
Presenter: Guest Fred Harris

: Songs of Praise

from Chippenham

: News After Noon

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


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

: Pebble Mill at One

Health expert Leslie Kenton looks at men's problems and, in the third report from Singapore, Donny MacLeod investigated Feng Shui and Geomancy - the wind and water spirits that have a tremendous influence on everyday Chinese life. Editor PETER HERCOMBE


Unknown: Leslie Kenton
Unknown: Donny MacLeod
Editor: Peter Hercombe

: Postman Pat

A See-Saw programme

: Ken Hom's Chinese Cookery: 4: Noodles

Ken Hom gives a guide to the most common types.
(First shown on BBC2)


Cook/presenter: Ken Hom

: See Hear!

: International Snooker

The Benson and Hedges Masters
Ray Reardon v David Taylor Both Ray Reardon and David Taylor have found success elusive in major tournaments recently and will be hoping for some morale-boosting successes in 1985. DAVID ICKE introduces coverage at the start of this best-of-nine-frame first-round match.


Unknown: David Taylor
Unknown: Ray Reardon
Unknown: David Taylor

: Regional News

: Play School: It's Monday

Presenter Brian Jameson Guest Liz Watts Story: Snow by ROY MCKIE and P. D. EASTMAN


Presenter: Brian Jameson
Presenter: Guest Liz Watts
Unknown: Roy McKie
Unknown: P. D. Eastman

: Theseus the Hero

Told by Tony Robinson for Jackanory
4: The Underworld
Theseus triumphs over a few more villains before meeting Pyrathuse the Pirate-and together they have the most exciting adventure of all!


Told By: Tony Robinson
Adapted By: Tony Robinson
Adapted By: Richard Curtis
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: David Bell

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom
Janet Ellis , Michael Sundin The Princess Daisy Doll
The amazing adventures of Daisy -the doll who was the star of the 1895 International Exhibition - with her wardrobe of exquisite clothes. She was given to the 6-year-old Princess Royal in 1905 and today Daisy, who lives at the Bethnal Green Museum, visits the Blue Peter studio together with her entire wardrobe.


Unknown: Simon Groom
Unknown: Janet Ellis
Unknown: Michael Sundin

: Rolf Harris Cartoon Time

Rolf Harris presents half-an-hour of cartoon comedy. Today he heads out West in the company of Bugs Bunny, Tom and Jerry, Droopy and The Lonesome Stranger. Classic cartoons include Posse Cat, Bugs Bunny Rides Again and Homesteader Droopy. Director MAY miller Producer david platt


Unknown: Lonesome Stranger.
Producer: David Platt

: Weatherman

: The Six O'Clock News

Sue Lawley and Jeremy Paxman present the latest pictures, stories and events.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman

: London Plus

Sally Magnusson, Guy Michelmore and Bob Wellings bring you tonight's headlines and tomorrow's talking points. The London Plus reporters are with the people making the news. Plus sport with MICHAEL WALE and the stars and stories from the world of entertainment. Editor PHILIP HARDING


Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Guy Michelmore
Unknown: Bob Wellings
Unknown: Michael Wale
Editor: Philip Harding

: Superstars

The Townsend Thoresen Past Masters Championship
During the next few weeks three new Superstars championships will be decided: the Past Masters, Juniors and the UK Final. This week from the home of British indoor athletics, RAF Cosford, the Past Masters.

The competitors:
Phil Bennett, The legend of Welsh rugby union
John Atkinson, The Leeds rugby league international
Graham Roope, The England and Surrey all-rounder
Ian Thompson, Marathon champion from the 1974 Commonwealth and European Games
Mike Bull, The Olympic pole vaulter who won a gold in the 1974 Commonwealth Games as a decathlete
Bill Hartley, The 400 metre hurdles gold and silver medallist in the 1974 Commonwealth and European Games
Billy Bonds, Captain of West Ham - twice winners of the FA Cup
John H. Stracey, Former World Welterweight boxing champion

Television production PETER HYLTON CLEAVER


Unknown: Phil Bennett
Unknown: John Atkinson
Unknown: Graham Roope
Unknown: Ian Thompson
Unknown: Bill Hartley
Unknown: John H. Stracey
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Peter Fitton
Unknown: John Leggett
Unknown: Peter Hylton Cleaver

: Submarine

Inside the Royal Navy's most secret service.
Ocean Safari: The Kill
HMS Warspite is playing the part of a marauding Russian submarine in a major NATO exercise. Between 'sinking' 300,000 tons of shipping, the captain Cdr Jonathan Cooke talks about relationships inside his submarine -and about the Belgrano, sunk by Warspite's sister submarine. Narrator John Nettles
Sound recordist DEREK NORMAN Dubbing mixer GEOFF CUTTING


Unknown: Derek Norman

: Panorama

No University for You?
Nearly half-a-million people already born will be denied the university place they could have had before the Government cuts.
The financial squeeze has forced the universities to cut student numbers to save money for research. And now the students' own grants are being cut.
Richard Lindley reports as would-be graduates begin a campaign against moves to make them pay for their own higher education. Producer COLIN MARTIN Editor PETER IBBOTSON


Unknown: Richard Lindley
Producer: Colin Martin
Editor: Peter Ibbotson

: The Nine O'Clock News

John Humphry s; Weatherman


Unknown: John Humphry

: International Snooker

The Benson and Hedges Masters
Jimmy White v Willie Thorne DAVID ICKE with highlights from Wembley. Jimmy White begins the defence of his
Master's title against Willie Thorne who two weeks ago won the first major tournament of his career.


Unknown: Willie Thorne

: The Monday Film: The Pilot

Cliff Robertson Diane Baker Milo O'Shea
Mike Hagan is a good pilot with a bad habit-he drinks. His secret seems safe until the day that a routine flight goes wrong and he has to make a key decision affecting the lives of everybody on board....
Screenplay by ROBERT P. DAVIS Produced by GREGORY EARLS Directed by CUFF ROBERTSON
(First showing on British television)
9 FILMS: page 17


Unknown: Cliff Robertson
Unknown: Diane Baker
Unknown: Milo O'Shea
Unknown: Mike Hagan
Unknown: Robert P. Davis
Produced By: Gregory Earls
Mike Hagan: Cliff Robertson
Joe Barnes: Gordon MacRae
Pat Simpson: Diane Baker
Frank Converse: Jim Cochran
Dr O'Brien: Milo O'Shea
Randolph Evers: Dana Andrews
Larry Zanoff: Ed Binns

: International Snooker

The Benson and Hedges Masters
Jimmy White v Willie Thorne DAVID ICKE introduces further coverage and the result.


Unknown: Willie Thorne

: Weatherman

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