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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott who have a few tricks up their sleeves as they are joined by magician Paul Daniels.
Mike Smith presents television's first look at the new pop charts at 7.32; and Gilly Love presents another in her series of handy hints for those who want to try some do-it-yourself around the home.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Paul Daniels.
Unknown: Mike Smith

: Play School

: Gharbar

Parveen Mirza , Phoola Rani , Nahar and Ajan Akhtar discuss the difficulties parents have to face in bringing up handicapped children. Also taking part is Sudarshan Abrol who is head teacher at a school for the handicapped.
Music is provided by Jamal Akbar who sings a ghazal. An Asian Unit presentation BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Parveen Mirza
Unknown: Phoola Rani
Unknown: Ajan Akhtar
Unknown: Sudarshan Abrol
Provided By: Jamal Akbar

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale Weather IAN MCCASKILL


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

: Regional News

: Pebble Mill at One

A look forward to
St Valentine's Day and all it entails, and the cooking canon, The Rev John Eley , entertains for the last time in the series.


Unknown: John Eley

: King Rollo

A See-Saw programme

: Bric-a-Brac

A See-Saw programme

: Regional News

: Play School: It's Wednesday

Each creature that's known has a house of it's own and the earth is a house for us all Presenter lain Lauchlan Guest Carol Chell
Story: Peter's Magic Hide-and-Seek by ROBIN AND INGE HYMAN


Unknown: Inge Hyman

: The Puppy's New Adventures: The Puppy's Australian Adventure

A cartoon adventure series about Petey, the brave puppy who goes half across the world in search of his master. His friends Dolly, Duke, Dash and Lucky go with him and take part in his amazing adventures.

: Cycle Star of Peeling Tower

by JOAN EADINGTON Read by Tina Heath for Jackanory
3: The Giveaway


Unknown: Joan Eadington
Read By: Tina Heath

: Jamie Running

Jamie Dodds wants to be the next Steve Cram. When Ruth Edwards befriends him, sponsors him for the school run and comes to watch, he feels encouraged to do his best. However, his older brother, Roy, knows about Mrs Edwards 's empty house....
Film cameraman REX MAIDMENT Studio lighting PETER SMEE Designer ANTONY THORPE Executive producer ANGELA BEECHING


Unknown: Ian Renwick
Unknown: Jamie Dodds
Unknown: Steve Cram.
Unknown: Ruth Edwards
Unknown: Mrs Edwards
Unknown: Rex Maidment
Unknown: Peter Smee
Designer: Antony Thorpe
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: Edward Pugh
Jamie Dodds: Paul Manvell
Ruth Edwards: Stephanie Cole
Da Dodds: Ralph Watson
Roy Dodds: Michael Yeaman
Mr Menzies: Rod Culbertson
Constable: Michael Gunn

: The Railway Carriage Game

The last programme in this series starring
Lennie Bennett Stan Boardman
The sparkling celebrity laughter show where the stars, armed with secret phrases, pit their wits against each other. Guests this week: Floella Benjamin Pat Coombs Ken Dodd
John Inman
Devised and presented by Gyles Brandreth
Pat and Floella's tickets on the Railway Carriage take them as far as Trafalgar
Square, while John and Ken are on day return to the balloon factory.
Producer PETER RIDSDALE scott BBC Manchester


Unknown: Lennie Bennett
Unknown: Stan Boardman
Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Pat Coombs
Unknown: Ken Dodd
Unknown: John Inman
Presented By: Gyles Brandreth
Designer: Shirley Miller
Director: John Rooney
Producer: Peter Ridsdale

: Weatherman

: The Six O'Clock News

Nicholas Witchell and Jeremy Paxman present 30 minutes of the latest pictures, stories and events of the day from Britain and around the world.


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman

: Regional news magazines

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

: Star Trek: Who Mourns for Adonais?

The classic space adventure series chronicling the exploits of the captain and crew of the USS Enterprise.
Starring William Shatner as Captain James T Kirk, Leonard Nimoy as Mr Spock, DeForest Kelley as Dr McCoy

What is it like when your fate is in the hands of the gods? Kirk finds out on the planet Pollux IV when he encounters the Greek deity Apollo - not a myth, but a capricious, all-powerful being, who wishes once more to be worshipped and adored.


Writer: Gilbert A. Ralston
Writer: Gene L. Coon
Director: Marc Daniels
Captain James T Kirk: William Shatner
Mr Spock: Leonard Nimoy
Dr McCoy: Deforest Kelley
Scott: James Doohan
Apollo: Michael Forest
Carolyn: Leslie Parrish
Sulu: George Takei
Uhura: Nichelle Nicholls
Chekov: Walter Koenig

: The Golden Oldie Picture Show

Dave Lee Travis introduces some famous hit records from the past, helped by various film-makers who were asked to present the 'images' these great old songs created for them. This is what they saw. Producer JOHN KING BBC Pebble Mill

: The Two Ronnies

Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett with their special guest Elaine Paige featuring tonight's film Sunshine Boulevard
'This is a true story. It all happened a long time back. I was living down in California, just a regular everyday newspaper hack....' with Sandra Dickinson as Constance Michael Crane , Gemma Field Tex Fuller, Tricia Tomlinson Kenny Whymark also appearing LAURA HART
Script associate IAN DAVIDSON Lighting cameraman WILLIAM DUDMAN
Film cameraman TONY BRAGG Film editor JOHN DUNSTAN Film sound JIM MCALISTER Produced and directed by MARCUS PLANTIN
• FEATURE: page 3


Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Ronnie Corbett
Unknown: Elaine Paige
Unknown: Sandra Dickinson
Unknown: Constance Michael Crane
Unknown: Tricia Tomlinson
Unknown: Kenny Whymark
Unknown: Laura Hart
Written By: Mike Radford
Written By: David Renwick
Written By: Peter Vincent
Unknown: Gerald Wiley
Unknown: Ian Davidson
Unknown: William Dudman
Unknown: Tony Bragg
Editor: John Dunstan
Unknown: Jim McAlister
Directed By: Marcus Plantin

: The Nine O'Clock News

with John Humphrys Weatherman


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Real Lives: Baby Searchers

Victims and villains, leaders and led, the extraordinary and the ordinary. A series of filmed documentaries about the way people live now.
In a desperate search for the child they had been unable to have themselves, Ray and Susan Kelly travelled 6,000 miles from their south London greengrocers shop to the slums of Sao Paulo, Brazil. In the city's orphanages they saw thousands of abandoned tiny children. They met pregnant mothers who wanted their babies to be adopted when born. They battled with bureaucracy. Susan Kelly says:
"I am yearning to have a child, not necessarily through my own body, but to have something I can pick up and cuddle and look after and be a mother to." The Kellys are among the many childless couples who find it increasingly difficult to adopt in Britain. But looking for babies abroad is difficult, and controversial.
FEATURE: page 13


Subject: Ray Kelly
Subject: Susan Kelly
Film Editor: Chris Lysaght
Assistant Producer: Colleen Toomey
Executive Producer: Peter Pagnamenta
Producer: Louise Panton

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Harry Carpenter Football
Highlights from the second leg of the Milk Cup semi-finals, with the prize a place at Wembley on 24 March.
Commentator BARRY DAVIES Boxing
Action from last night's promotion at the Royal
Albert Hall, London, which featured Britain's latest European Champion, welterweight
On the eve of the first
World Championships in Australia, former England captain TONY GREIG reflects on the outcome and on his part in the 'Packer revolution', which split the game eight years ago. Television presentation:


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter
Commentator: Barry Davies
Unknown: Lloyd Honeyghan.
Unknown: Tony Greig
Unknown: John Shrewsbury
Unknown: Bob Duncan
Producer: Roger Moody
Editor: John Rowunson

: Weatherman

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