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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Nick Ross
For timetable see Monday. Including today-
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.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Play School

Stately Spanish galleon coming from the Isthmus,
Dipping through the tropics by the palm -green shores
Presenter Brian Jameson Guest Sheelagh Gilbey Story:
Jonah and the Manly Ferry Written and illustrated by PETER GOULDTHORPE


Presenter: Brian Jameson
Presenter: Guest Sheelagh Gilbey
Illustrated By: Peter Gouldthorpe
Director: Barbara Roddam

: News After Noon

with Frances Coverdale and Michael Cole


Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Michael Cole
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Regional News

: Pebble Mill at One

Television reporter
Tom Mangold sheds some light on a remarkable story of cunning and courage - the American 'tunnel rats who were trained for almost certain death to hunt
Vietcong guerrillas inside their vast underground network.


Unknown: Tom Mangold

: Pigeon Street

A See-Saw programme

: Vegetarian Kitchen

In this series of six programmes, Sarah Brown shows how varied, delicious and healthy vegetarian cookery can be. 1: Main Courses
Today Sarah makes an eye-catching supper dish, stuffed courgettes filled with a succulent mixture of vegetables and herbs, a tasty wholewheat lasagne layered with spinach and mushrooms, and her version of the famous Spanish dish cashew paella. She also visits actress Kate O'Mara , an enthusiastic vegetarian, who shows how to prepare her favourite salad. Director PAULA GILDER


Unknown: Sarah Brown
Unknown: Kate O'Mara
Director: Paula Gilder
Producer: Jenny Stevens

: Interval

: World Snooker

Highlights and news of the quarter-finals, the first of which is now completed. At 2.50 the formbook suggests that RAY REARDON (5) and KIRK STEVENS (4) will be continuing the second quarter-final, while on the other side of the screen the 'Grinder' CUFF THORBURN should be on his way to the semi-finals as the last session of his match is played this afternoon.
Introduced by DAVID ICKE


Unknown: Ray Reardon
Unknown: Kirk Stevens
Introduced By: David Icke

: Regional News

: Caterpillar Trail

with Stuart Bradley
Can you find wildlife in the middle of Birmingham? Join the Caterpillar Trail and find out.
The Fox Terrier spoken by Cheryl Campbell


Unknown: Stuart Bradley
Spoken By: Cheryl Campbell
Music: William Blezard
Unknown: Photographer John Jefford
Designer: Jane Clement
Director: Roy Milani
Producer: Anne Gobey
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Dastardly and Muttley

Vacation Trip Trap

: Heathcliff and Marmaduke

The cartoon adventures of Heathcliff the alley-cat and Marmaduke the outsized great dane puppy.
Today's stories are called Gold Fever Fracas,
Tabby and the Pirate and Bearly Camping

: The Kids of Degrassi Street

Catherine Finds her Balance Catherine gets on well with her mother and father even though they don't get on with each other and are divorced. On the day of her gym display both parents want to come and watch.
Will they quarrel and spoil the day?

: The Baker Street Boys

A gang of street urchins living off their wits in the dark foggy alleys of Victorian London have learned the art of detection by helping Sherlock Holmes on some of his most illustrious cases. Now they embark upon some adventures of their own. The Adventure of the Disappearing Dispatch Case Part 1
This week's cast:
Music by ALAN ROPER. Producer


Unknown: Sherlock Holmes
Music By: Alan Roper.
Unknown: Paul Stone.
Wiggins: Jay Simpson
Beaver: Damion Napier
Shiner: Adam Woodyatt
Sparrow: David Garlick
Queenie: Debbie Norris
Rosie: Suzi Ross
Sherlock Holmes: Roger Ostime
Dr Watson: Hubert Rees
Sir Alfred Connyngham: Barrie Cookson
Orlov: Cyril Shaps
Bukovsky: Michael Poole
Merriman: Eric Francis
PC Boot: Ray Burdis
Bert: Roger Avon
Stanley: Lee Chappell
Freddie Connyngham: Paul Critchley
Butler: William Lawford
Railwayman: Gordon Salkilld
Footman: Paul Gale

: Dr Kildare

1: From Nigeria with Love In this four-part story, the arrival at Blair Hospital of a renowned, but irascible, anthropologist and a romantically inclined young girl poses problems.


Dr James Kildare: Richard Chamberlain
Dr Leonard Gillespie: Raymond Massey
Nurse Lawton: Lee Kurty
Felix Holman: Darren McGavin
Lydia McGuire: Patricia Barry

: The Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: Regional news magazines

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

: Eastenders

by Valerie Georgeson.
'...how well did Mark know Nick Cotton?'
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Valerie Georgeson
Title music: Simon May
Title music: Leslie Osborne
Designer: Andree Welstead Hornby
Script editor: Tony Holland
Director: Malcolm Taylor
Producer: Julia Smith
Angie Watts: Anita Dobson
Tony Carpenter: Oscar James
Pauline Fowler: Wendy Richard
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Pete Beale: Peter Dean
Ian Beale: Adam Woodyatt
Saeed Jeffery: Andrew Johnson
Naima Jeffery: Shreela Ghosh
Kelvin Carpenter: Paul J Medford
Sharon Watts: Letitia Dean
Lofty Holloway: Tom Watt
Ethel Skinner: Gretchen Franklin
Sue Osman: Sandy Ratcliff
Ali Osman: Nejdet Salih
Debbie Wilkins: Shirley Cheriton
Andy O'Brien: Ross Davidson
Kathy Beale: Gillian Taylforth
Dr Legg: Leonard Fenton
Mary Smith: Linda Davidson

: No Place Like Home

by JON WATKINS starring William Gaunt and Patricia Garwood
Arthur goes on holiday with his neighbour Trevor, hoping to escape the problems of home, but they reach an unexpected destination.


Unknown: Jon Watkins
Unknown: William Gaunt
Unknown: Patricia Garwood
Designer: Paul Allen
Producer: Robin Nash
Arthur Crabtree: William Gaunt
Beryl Crabtree: Patricia Garwood
Nigel Crabtree: Martin Clunes
Lorraine Codd: Beverley Adams
Tracy Crabtree: Dee Sadler
Paul Crabtree: Stephen Watson
Vera Botting: Marcia Warren
Trevor Botting: Michael Sharvell-Martin

: The Day the Universe Changed

A personal view by James Burke in ten parts 6: Credit Where it's Due
When 'Rule Britannia' was written in 1740 fine weather, bumper harvests and slave plantations were putting more and more money into the pockets of the English aristocracy. It took a group of religious fanatics using the Dutch banking system to work out what to do with all the cash.
By the time these social outcasts had finished investing other people's money into their own profit-making plans, the old rural England had gone for good. Modern commercialism had arrived. In its wake packhorses gave way to a mass movement; afternoon tea became a five-course meal; and the Scottish distilleries provided the drive to turn the landscape inside out.
Written and presented by JAMES BURKE
Series producer RICHARD REISZ Producer JOHN LYNCH


Unknown: James Burke
Presented By: James Burke
Producer: Richard Reisz
Producer: John Lynch

: Points of View

Barry Took with your comments in the programme you help to write.
Please send letters to: Barry Took Points of View, BBC Television Centre, London W12 8QT


Unknown: Barry Took

: The Nine O'Clock News

with John Humphrys Weather News


Unknown: John Humphrys

: World Snooker

The Embassy
World Professional Snooker Championship
The last two semi-finalists will be decided tonight as the last two quarter-final matches are completed. Hot favourite to win through this half of the draw is JIMMY 'WHIRLWIND' WHITE, beaten finalist last year and recent winner of the Irish Masters over ALEX HIGGINS , although he will probably have to overcome No 2 seed TONY KNOWLES , who is not in his best form this season. The experts say colourful Canadian
KIRK STEVENS (4) should have an easier passage through to the semi-finals as he completes his quarter-final match this evening, which could be against either
WILLIE THORNE or an off-form
Introduced by DAVID VINE


Unknown: Alex Higgins
Unknown: Tony Knowles
Unknown: Kirk Stevens
Unknown: Willie Thorne
Unknown: Ray Reardon.
Introduced By: David Vine

: The Chieftains

The second of six concerts featuring Irish traditional music at its best.
Tonight's selection is from the late 60s, and includes 'The foxhunt'.
Production ALAN TONGUE BBC Northern Ireland


Designer: Diane Menaul
Unknown: George Campbell
Unknown: Sound Rick Lawrence

: Film 85

with Barry Norman
20th Century Fox celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The studio produced such diverse films as The Grapes of Wrath, The Sound of Music and Star Wars, and its contract stars included Shirley Temple, Marilyn Monroe, Henry Fonda and Gregory Peck.
Tab Hunter, teen idol of the 50s, has recently produced and stars in Lust in the Dust, a spoof Western. He talks in Hollywood about his career and his new film.
Peter Richardson directs The Comic Strip's first feature Supergrass.
Nigel Planer, Adrian Edmondson, Jennifer Saunders and Robbie Coltrane talk about their new venture.


Presenter: Barry Norman
Interviewee: Tab Hunter
Interviewee: Nigel Planer
Interviewee: Adrian Edmondson
Interviewee: Jennifer Saunders
Interviewee: Robbie Coltrane
Director: David Jeffcock
Producer: Judy Lindsay

: The 20th Century Remembered

by Barbara Castle with Donald MacCormick
The last years of Barbara Castle's Parliamentary career at Westminster were to be the most hectic and frustrating time of her life. As Secretary of State for Social Services in the Labour Government of 1974 she faced a bitter pay dispute with the doctors, had to implement the party's controversial election pledge to abolish pay beds in the National Health Service and introduce a new pension scheme.
In the last of four programmes she recalls the extraordinary moment when Cabinet Ministers were allowed freedom to oppose the Prime Minister's recommendation for a 'yes' vote in the Common Market referendum.
In 1976 Harold Wilson resigned, the new Prime Minister, Jim Callaghan , sacked Barbara Castle , and she returned to the back benches. In 1979, at the age of 69, she started a new phase of her life as a Member of the European Parliament, to which she was re-elected in 1984.
Film cameraman DAVE GRAY
Film editor ALAN MARTIN


Unknown: Barbara Castle
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Harold Wilson
Unknown: Jim Callaghan
Unknown: Barbara Castle
Unknown: Dave Gray
Unknown: Jim McAllister
Editor: Alan Martin
Producer: John Walker

: Weather

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