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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

Nick Ross and John Mountford with a lively mix of news and features, including this morning results and comment from yesterday's local government elections in England and Wales-a crucial test of strength for the political parties.
News on the hour and half hour
Weather from
Francis Wilson at 6.55, 7.25, 7.55,
8.25, and 8.55
Nationwide news, weather and travel at 6.57,7.27,
7.57 and 8.27
Sport - news and features with David Icke and Bob Wilson at 7.20, 7.45 and 8.20 The morning papers at 8.37 Including today -
The latest in pop videos with Mike Smith at 7.32
Lynn Faulds Wood presents Danger Watch at 8.15
Steve Blacknell 's preview of weekend events in What's On Glyn Worsnip reflects on the past week in Worsnip's Diary Glynn Christian has weekend advice and Alan Titchmarsh takes your calls on those gardening problems. Ring him on [number removed]


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: John Mountford
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: David Icke
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Mike Smith
Unknown: Steve Blacknell
Unknown: Glyn Worsnip
Unknown: Glynn Christian
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Play School

Presenter Jane Hardy Guest lain Lauchlan
Story: Jason's Birthday Present by FLOELLA BENJAMIN Illustrated by KATHLEEN WHAPHAM


Presenter: Jane Hardy
Illustrated By: Kathleen Whapham

: News After Noon

with Frances Coverdale and Moira Stuart


Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Regional News

(London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)

: Pebble Mill at One

Today, in the last programme of the present series, Marian, Paul, Bob and Josephine meet some of the people from the world of television, film, music and sport who have figured in the series during the last nine months. Editor PETER HERCOMBE BBC Pebble Mill


Editor: Peter Hercombe

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme Get ready for blast off -
5-4-3-2-1 - we're heading for the moon! with Chloe Ashcroft and Don Spencer
Musical director RICHARD BROWN Percussion PETER HOWLAND Directed and produced by CHRISTINE HEWITT Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE


Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Don Spencer
Director: Richard Brown
Director: Percussion Peter Howland
Produced By: Christine Hewitt
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Regional News

: Whizz

Voice is going 'nuts' today but what for? Whizz is rather baffled but eventually understands that she has cracked the first 'megaclue' of the Earth Search. Voice beams up the three solutions on to the Dataview and when Whizz sees the three pictures she describes them with one word, but what is it? Bug bumps into one of Voice's
'bots' who seems to know the way round Bug's teaser but does Whizz know the way and do you? The latest clue in the Earth Search is 'These rings also hum', but what are they and how many of them are there?
Music Peter Gosling Graphics LAN HEWETT
Video effects DANNY POPKIN Designer NICK SOMERVILLE Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE
Production PIPPA DYSON


Music: Peter Gosling
Unknown: Danny Popkin
Designer: Nick Somerville
Producer: Cynthia Felgate
Unknown: Pippa Dyson

: The Littlest Hobo

The further adventures of Hobo, the German shepherd dog
In this week's story the Hobo uncovers the villain behind some mysterious plane accidents.

: Secrets Out!!!

Johnny Ball referees another contest between the panel Julie-Ann Steel Alison Bettles
Darren Traynor and Stephen Mullen and this week's hobbyists.
Which one hopes to become a knight at the age of 16? Why will another one have to wash his shirt after the recording? And why does
Sarah Greene spend her time watching the world (or some of it) go by? All will be revealed in today's Secrets Out!!!


Unknown: Johnny Ball
Unknown: Alison Bettles
Unknown: Darren Traynor
Unknown: Stephen Mullen
Unknown: Sarah Greene
Designer: Rochelle Selwyn
Producer: Ian Oliver

: The Baker Street Boys

The Ghost of Julian Midwinter by RICHARD CARPENTER Part 2
Series devised by ANTHONY READ
(Another story begins next Tuesday)


Unknown: Julian Midwinter
Wiggins: Jay Simpson
Beaver: Damion Napier
Shiner: Adam Woodyatt
Sparrow: David Garlick
Queenie: Debbie Norris
Rosie: Suziross
Sherlock Holmes: Roger Ostime
Dr Watson: Hubert Rees
Inspector Lestrade: Stanley Lebor
Hopkins: Iain Ormsby-Knox
Julian Midwinter: Robert Swann
Charley Telfer: Andrew McCulloch
Stanley Fluff: Michael Ripper
Mrs Hudson: Pat Keen
Stanley: Lee Chappell

: Friday People

Presented by Mike Smith Stars in the spotlight, personalities at play, and famous faces in unexpected places.
Sarah Greene , Jan Ravens and Tom Brook report the show-business events of the week.
This week's Friday People include Julio Iglesias Glen Campbell and Bananarama in Hawaii for a beauty contest.


Presented By: Mike Smith
Unknown: Sarah Greene
Unknown: Jan Ravens
Unknown: Tom Brook
Unknown: Julio Iglesias
Unknown: Glen Campbell
Director: Bruce Thompson
Producer: Jane Lush

: The Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: Regional news magazines

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

: Wogan

Terry exercises his gastrocnemii leaping about the Television Theatre in tonight's programme live from Shepherd's Bush.

: Don't Wait Up

by GEORGE LAYTON starring Tony Britton and Nigel Havers and this week featuring Dinah Sheridan
Having just come through an acrimonious and expensive divorce, Tom Latimer , a hard-working GP, now lives alone in a flat, while his ex-wife has their rather lovely house. To add insult to injury, he has to pay her rent to use his surgery. All in all, he can well do without the news his father brings.
Designer GARRY FREEMAN Produced and directed by HAROLD SNOAD


Unknown: George Layton
Unknown: Tony Britton
Unknown: Nigel Havers
Unknown: Dinah Sheridan
Unknown: Tom Latimer
Designer: Garry Freeman
Directed By: Harold Snoad
Dr Toby Latimer: Tony Britton
Lady Greyshott: Joan Ryan
Madeleine Forbes: Susan Skipper
Dr Tom Latimer: Nigel Havers
Mr Burton: Timothy Bateson
Helen Latimer: Jane How
Louise: Peggy Sinclair
Woman with dog: Pamela Manson
Angela Latimer: Dinah Sheridan

: Cover Up

Sudden Exposure
Mac and Dani use the making of a video in South America as a screen to rescue a young singer falsely jailed for murder. But the transition to moving images sees them become moving targets in a shady scene of betrayal, drugs and rock 'n' roll....
Written by BRIAN A. LANE Directed by GUY MAGAR


Written By: Brian A. Lane
Directed By: Guy Magar
Mac Harper: Jon-Erik Hexum
Dani Reynolds: Jennifer O'Neill
Henry Towler: Richard Anderson
Bo Watson: Clu Galager
Lupill: Henry Darrow
Georgia: Loyita Chapel
Holly: Rosalind Ingledon
Kim: Amanda McBroom

: The Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville
Weekend Weather News


Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Late Starter

Last of a serial in eight parts starring
Peter Barkworth
Julia Foster , Rowena Cooper Now it is Liz Weldon 's turn to make demands, precipitating Edward into an unexpected decision.
Title and incidental music CARL DAVIS
Executive producer MARK SHIVAS Producer RUTH BOSWELL Directors


Unknown: Brian Clark
Unknown: Peter Barkworth
Unknown: Julia Foster
Unknown: Rowena Cooper
Unknown: Liz Weldon
Music: Carl Davis
Designer: Sally Engelbach
Producer: Ruth Boswell
Unknown: Barry Davis
Unknown: Nicholas Mallett
Edward Brett: Peter Barkworth
Liz Weldon: Julia Foster
Mary Brett: Rowena Cooper
Penny Johnson: Carol Leader
NjcKi: Akosua Busia
Simon Brett: Simon Cowell-Parker
Colin Johnson: John Flanagan
Waitress: Rachael Heaton-Armstrong

: Omnibus

The Outsider
Last November, Malcolm Morley became the first winner of the Tate Gallery's prestigious new award, the Turner Prize, for the year.'s major contribution to
British art. In fact Morley has lived a reclusive life in America since 1957 and didn't arrive to collect his £10,000 prize.
He has the reputation of an outsider, a painter who doesn't fit the easy definitions of movements and styles in contemporary art. Critic Robert Hughes has called him 'the man whose methods have been relentlessly plundered by a generation of artists'. Morley began painting in the early 50s in Wormwood Scrubs where he was serving a sentence of three years for robbery. In the 60s he pioneered photo-realism in America; today he paints huge and vivid pictures, of jungles, exotic figures, strange totems, wild animals. Omnibus filmed Morley as he worked on his latest and, by his own account, possibly his last painting.
Film editor LAN FARR


Unknown: Malcolm Morley
Unknown: Robert Hughes
Producer: Mike Mortmer

: Amateur Boxing

The George Wimpey ABA Championships 1985 from the Wembley Arena
Amateur Boxing's sparkling night of the year. The long hard hours of the training grind are over, the punches and the bruises of the earlier rounds forgotten- this is what it was all for. Every winner tonight knows he has reached the top to become ABA Champion for 1985. Commentator
HARRY CARPENTER Television presentation BOB DUNCAN


Unknown: Bob Duncan

: Weather

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