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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

Including today-
Fashion: a weekly took at the trends and the best buys; gardening advice from Alan Titchmarsh down on Titch's Pitch: Advice Line: the expert panel answers your calls and offers advice; and Glynn Christian has more recipe and food ideas, plus School's Out.


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Battle of the Planets

Secret agents from Spectra penetrate Earth's Space
Centre. Mark and Princess have to try to find the targeting transmitter before Spectra blows up all Earth's main defences.
Invasion of the Space Centre Part 1

: The Monkees: Monkee Mother

When the Monkees fall behind with their rent, the landlord moves in another tenant.

: Why Don't You...?

Puzzles, hobbies, games and jokes from the Belfast gang. The Why Don't You...? school uniform fashion show, and some apple ideas to get your teeth into! Lighting ERNEST J. COOKE Sound KARL WALKER
Series producer PETER CHARLTON


Designer: John Armstrong
Producer: Brian Willis
Producer: Peter Charlton

: Play School

Come on everybody, Have a celebration
Presenter Sheelagh Gilbey Guests: Ben Bazell
Saeed Jaffrey
Story: The Festival by PETER BONNICI


Presenter: Sheelagh Gilbey
Unknown: Ben Bazell
Unknown: Saeed Jaffrey
Unknown: Peter Bonnici
Director: Dianne Kenny

: Bonanza

The Medal
When a penniless Yankee war hero is befriended by the Cartwrights he becomes the target of hatred for a family of war-embittered Southerners.
Written by FRANK CHASE
Directed by LEWIS ALLEN


Written By: Frank Chase
Directed By: Lewis Allen

: The Educated Trout

The wild brown trout of the chalk streams of Southern
England is a wary, wily and powerful predator. To fish for it well is the summit of the angler's art. On the beautiful banks of a Berkshire river, top fishermen Brian Clarke and John Goddard test their new fly designs in their quest to catch some difficult trout. Narrator John Hedges Written and produced by NELL CLEMINSON . BBC Bristol


Unknown: Brian Clarke
Unknown: John Goddard
Narrator: John Hedges
Produced By: Nell Cleminson

: News After Noon

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


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Michael Cole

: Pebble Mill at One

The Rev Roger Royle talks to a social worker and to an ex-prisoner about their relationship and the problems involved. There's more from Myra Blyth about the International Youth Year with its many unusual youth projects, and Paul Coia reviews the latest news and events in the pop world.


Presenter: Paul Coia
Presenter: Roger Royle
Speaker: Myra Blyth

: Pigeon Street

A See -Saw programme

: Blizzard's Wizard Woodwork

Richard Blizzard in a series of eight programmes. 7: The Refectory Table
An oak refectory table and benches must seem like a dream to most households, but Richard Blizzard shows how to make a simple design that will give you a table that should become a family heirloom.
In the garden he continues to build his patio pergola. Director PAULA GILDER


Unknown: Richard Blizzard
Director: Paula Gilder
Producer: Peter Ramsden

: Songs of Praise


: The Apple Dumpling Gang

A Disney feature film in two parts starring Bill Bixby
Susan Clark , Don Knotts Tim Conway
1: Handsome gambler Russel Donavan wins three wayward children in a poker game.
His first move is to try and off-load them on the townsfolk of Quako City but he finds no takers.... until the kids discover a huge gold nugget in an abandoned mine. Then everybody finds the little darlings irresistible.
Screenplay by DON TAIT
Directed by NORMAN TOKAR
(First showing on British television Part 2 tomorrow at 11.15 am)


Unknown: Bill Bixby
Unknown: Susan Clark
Unknown: Don Knotts
Unknown: Tim Conway
Unknown: Russel Donavan
Unknown: Don Tait
Directed By: Norman Tokar
Russel Donavan: Bill Bixby
Magnolia Dusty Clydesdale: Susan Clark
Theodore: Don Knotts
Amos: Tim Conway
Col Clydesdale: David Wayne
Frank Stillwell: Slim Pickens
Homer McCoy: Harry Morgan

: Regional News

: Caterpillar Trail

with Stuart Bradley
Follow the trail to plant trees at Churchfield Infants' School and watch birds from a hide in Lancashire. Music WILLIAM BLEZARD


Unknown: Stuart Bradley
Designer: Jane Clement
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Dastardly and Muttley

Movies are Badder than Ever

: Heathcliff and Marmaduke

Today's stories are called Seagoing Watchdog, Dud
Boat, Gone With the Whim

: The Kids of Degrassi Street

Pete Takes a Chance

: Who, Sir? Me, Sir?

Adapted for television in six parts by JENNY MCDADE
5: Nails receives a severe setback to his plans to ride Lucky Lady Firelight in the Tetrathlon.
Executive producer PAUL STONE Director COLIN CANT


Unknown: K. M. Peyton
Unknown: Jenny McDade
Editor: Julian Miller
Designer: Suzy Lawrance
Producer: Paul Stone
Director: Colin Cant
Nutty: Linda Frith
Hoomey: Nigel Stewart
Jazz: Ashok Kumar
Nails: Tony Bywater
Gloria: Claire Callaghan
Gary: Kelly George
Sam: Ian Hastings
Brenda: Julianne Eveleigh
Foggerty: Tim Barker
Headmaster: Anthony Dawes
Sebastian: Marek Kurpiel
Antony Royd: Alex Bullion
Mark: Kevin Shaw
Colin Constable: Michael O'Keeffe
Piers Plumpton: Martin Wimbush
Biddy: Susan Jameson
Knacker: Carlos Douglas
Ms Bedwelty: Mary Wimbush
Insp Constable: Clive Graham
Social worker: Denise Armon
Mr McTavish: Bill Treacher
Mrs McTavish: Josie Kidd
Mrs Rossiter: Janet Pate
Mr Singh: Albert Moses
Rodney Potter: John Abbott
Starter: Richard Grant

: Dr Kildare

with guest stars
1: Fathers and Daughters
A four-part story in which Blair Hospital sees the reunion of an unusual father and daughter - she a missionary nun and he a big-time pool player. But the years apart prevent them opening up to each other and revealing the truth of their desperate illnesses ...


Dr James Kildare: Richard Chamberlain
Dr Leonard Gillespie: Raymond Massey
Nurse Lawton: Lee Kurty
Joe Quinlan: Fred Astaire
Sister Benjamin: Laura Devon
Healy: Harry Morgan

: The Six O'Clock News

Nicholas Witchell and Jeremy Paxman followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman

: London Plus

Sally Magnusson
Guy Michelmore and Bob Wellings bring you tonight's headlines and tomorrow's talking points with the London Plus reporters.


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

: EastEnders

by Bill Lyons.
'Let's get this straight, Angie. You're sending me off to see a stripper...'
EastEnders Line: Dial [number removed]
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Bill Lyons
Title Music: Simon May
Title Music: Leslie Osborne
Designer: Andree Welstead Hornby
Director: Sue Butterworth
Script editor: Tony Holland
Director: Peter Edwards
Producer: Julia Smith
Mary Smith: Linda Davidson
Sue Osman: Sandy Ratcliff
Ali Osman: Nejdet Salih
Den Watts: Leslie Grantham
Angie Watts: Anita Dobson
Kathy Beale: Gillian Taylforth
Pauline Fowler: Wendy Richard
Ian Beale: Adam Woodyatt
Saeed Jeffery: Andrew Johnson
NaimaJeffery: Shreela Ghosh
Tony Carpenter: Oscar James
Pete Beale: Peter Dean
Kelvin Carpenter: Paul J. Medford
Michelle Fowler: Susan Tully
Debbie Wilkins: Shirley Cheriton
Andy O'Brien: Ross Davidson
Ethel Skinner: Gretchen Franklin
Lou Beale: Anna Wing
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Sharon Watts: Letitia Dean
Dr Legg: Leonard Fenton

: No Place Like Home

A series of six programmes by JON WATKINS starring
Arthur has planned a brand-new life with Beryl now that the last of their four children has left home, or so he thinks!


Unknown: Jon Watkins
Design: Paul Allen
Producer: Robin Nash
Arthur Crabtree: William Gaunt
Beryl Crabtree: Patricia Garwood
Nigel Crabtree: Martin Clunes
Tracy Crabtree: Dee Sadler
Paul Crabtree: Stephen Watson
Vera Botting: Marcia Warren
Trevor Botting: Michael Sharvell-Martin
Fiona: Lucy Durham Matthews

: The Day the Universe Changed: 4: A Matter of Fact

A personal view by James Burke in ten parts.

The 15th-century world was one of magic, mime and memory. Bible stories were told in pictures on church walls; news was broadcast in song by bands of wandering troubadours; when people died, what they knew died with them. Then, sometime around 1450, a German goldsmith and small-time entrepreneur came up with one more idea to make a few quick pfennigs. In doing so, he changed the world and took away our memories forever. His secret invention ushered in a new world of standardised technology.

It shook the Catholic Church, and made Martin Luther a household name. It spread news like wildfire; what was fashionable in Florence became fashion in France. And vague memories became a matter of hard fact. Find out the goldsmith's secret...

(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer/Presenter: James Burke
Series Producer: Richard Reisz
Producer: John Lynch

: Points of View

with Barry Took


Unknown: Barry Took
Producer: Bernard Newnham

: The Nine O'Clock News

with John Humphrys Weather News


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Miami Vice

The Great McCarthy
Detectives Crockett and Tubbs gear up to meet Louis McCarthy , an imaginative drug smuggler with a fondness for the good life, who intends to use a speedboat race as a cover for his next run - unless the two cops can come up with the entry money and a boat fast enough to keep pace with him.


Unknown: Louis McCarthy
Written By: Phillip Reed
Directed By: Georg Stanford Brown
Sonny Crockett: Don Johnson
Ricardo Tubbs: Philip Michael Thomas
Switek: Michael Talbott
ZitO: John Diehl
Trudy: Ouvia Brown
Gina: Saundra Santiago
Castillo: Edward James Olmos
McCarthy: William Gray Espy
Izzy Moreno: Martin Ferraro

: Loose Ends

Last of the series
Tim Brooke-Taylor is the questionmaster in a game to test the wits of the wittiest and the general knowledge of the most generally knowledgeable. The teams:
John Junkin
Sue Arnold
Mike Harding
Christopher Hughes Libby Purves
Stan Boardman
Based on an idea by IRENE THOMAS Directed ROGER CASSTLES Producer ROY RONNIE BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: John Junkin
Unknown: Sue Arnold
Unknown: Mike Harding
Unknown: Christopher Hughes
Unknown: Libby Purves
Unknown: Stan Boardman
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Directed Roger Casstles
Producer: Roy Ronnie

: Film 85

with Barry Norman
In Micki & Maude, Blake Edwards 's new comedy,
Dudley Moore is married to Micki (Ann Reinking ). He's having an affair with Maude (Amy Irving ) and he wants desperately to be a father. The Return of Captain
Invincible is a satire on the Superman films with Alan Arkin as a comic-strip hero brought out of retirement to save the world from the evil Mr Midnight (Christopher Lee ).


Unknown: Blake Edwards
Unknown: Dudley Moore
Unknown: Ann Reinking
Unknown: Amy Irving
Unknown: Alan Arkin
Unknown: Christopher Lee
Director: David Jeffcock
Producer: Judy Lindsay

: The 20th Century Remembered

by Barbara Castle with Donald MacCormick After 19 years as a back-bench MP,
Barbara Castle found herself in the new Labour Cabinet of 1964 as Minister for Overseas Development. Her first experience of being in the Cabinet came as a shock, and she talks frankly about her initial impressions of Cabinet ministry - 'One has very naive ideas about how government works when you are a back-bencher'. In the second of four programmes, she also looks back to the bitter conflict within the Labour Party, when she was a prominent member of the 'Bevanites', the left-wing group led by her hero, Aneurin Bevan , who was frequently at odds with Clement Attlee and Hugh Gaitskell.
Rostrum camera KEN MORSE Film editor ALAN MARTIN Producer JOHN WALKER
11.45-11.50 Weather


Unknown: Barbara Castle
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Barbara Castle
Unknown: Aneurin Bevan
Unknown: Clement Attlee
Unknown: Hugh Gaitskell.
Editor: Alan Martin
Producer: John Walker

: Weather

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