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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Nick Ross Timetable:
News on the hour and half hour read by Sue Carpenter
Weather with Michael Fish at 6.55, 7.25, 7.55, 8.25, 8.55
Nationwide news, weather and travel from your local BBC studio at 6.57 7.27, 7.57, 8.27
Sports news and features with Paul McDowell at 7.20, 7.45,8.20
Morning papers reviewed by today's guest at 8.37
Including this morning:
The Top 20 - a look at the new chart at 7.32
Ask Alison - Alison Mitchell presents her weekly money advice and takes your calls on [number removed]


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Nick Ross
Read By: Sue Carpenter
Unknown: Michael Fish
Unknown: Paul McDowell
Unknown: Alison Mitchell

: Huckleberry Finn and His Friends

After the Duke and the Dauphin enticed the townsfolk into their
Shakespearean show and collected the entrance money, they bolted for the raft. Huck, Jim and the two 'actors' shoved off just before the mob closed in. 23: Jim Disappears Director JACK B. HIVELY Writer HELEN ZUKEWSKI (For cast see page 34. R)


Director: Jack B. Hively
Unknown: Helen Zukewski

: Hartbeat

featuring Tony Hart and Gabrielle Bradshaw Metal
Make pictures with different metals; metal foil, take-away containers, and metal wire.
Make your own scraperboard, build metal figures, design cartoon faces, and enj oy metal sculptor Viv Levy at work. (R)


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Viv Levy

: Play School

What has got eyes and a nose and hair that grows? People! Presenter Chloe Ashcroft Guests Wayne Jackman Lionel Morton
Story: The Singing Barber by JEAN WATSON


Presenter: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Wayne Jackman
Unknown: Lionel Morton
Unknown: Jean Watson

: Cricket

The NatWest Bank Trophy Semi-finals
BBCtv is covering both of today's semi-finals.
PETER WEST introduces the whole of this morning's play from the first one.
Commentators RICHIE BENAUD


Commentators: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jim Laker
Unknown: Tom Graveney
Unknown: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Ted Dexter
Unknown: Bob Willis

: News After Noon

with Frances Coverdale Weather News

: Regional News

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

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme Some machines are fun to watch and make a funny sound! with Chloe Ashcroft and Don Spencer
Musical director RICHARD BROWN Designer JOHN ASBRIDGE Directed and produced by CHRISTINE HEWITT (R)


Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Don Spencer
Director: Richard Brown
Designer: John Asbridge
Produced By: Christine Hewitt

: Cricket

The NatWest Bank Trophy Semi-finals
PETER WEST introduces further coverage of the first semi-final.

: Regional News

: King Rollo

Narration Ray Brooks Music DUNCAN LAMONT Animation LEO BELTOFF
Production CUVE JUSTER (R)


Unknown: David McKee
Unknown: Narration Ray Brooks
Music: Duncan Lamont
Music: Animation Leo Beltoff

: Bric-a-Brac

with Brian Cant
Harry the hatter gets a harness for his horse and deposits a heap of hats in return. Help hunt out some more Bric-a-Brac that begins withH.
Designer MARY PENLEY EDWARDS Written and produced by NICK WILSON (R)


Unknown: Brian Cant
Designer: Mary Penley Edwards
Produced By: Nick Wilson

: Battle of the Planets

Rage of the Robotoids
A strange force of robot dolls, larger than humans, are another of Zoltar's threats to the G-Force team. (R)

: Gentle Ben

with Dennis Weaver and Clint Howard
A series of outdoor adventure stories about a boy and his giant pet bear.
Fire in the Glades
Mark and Ben face danger in the middle of a forest fire. Producer GEORGE SHERMAN * CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Dennis Weaver
Unknown: Clint Howard
Producer: George Sherman

: Paddles Up

The second heat of BBCtv's international canoeing championship from Bala,
North Wales, has one of the strongest line-ups ever seen in a televised canoeing event. Renato di Monti, the Italian National Champion;
Jimmy Jayes , the British Men's Slalom Kayak
Champion; Manuel Brissaud , the French Champion;
Donald Johnstone , the New Zealand Kayak Champion; Jon Lugbill , from America, the former World, current European and current Pan-
American Champion; and the man they are all trying to beat, Richard Fox of Great
Britain, who has just won the World Kayak Championship for the third time.
Commentators Tony Gubba and John Gosling
Engineering manager DEREK PRICE Producer JOHN G. SMITH
Executive producer JIM DUMIGHAN


Unknown: Jimmy Jayes
Unknown: Manuel Brissaud
Unknown: Donald Johnstone
Unknown: Jon Lugbill
Unknown: Richard Fox
Commentators: Tony Gubba
Commentators: John Gosling
Unknown: Derek Price
Producer: John G. Smith
Producer: Jim Dumighan

: The Six O'Clock News

Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey present the latest pictures, stories and events of the day from Britain and around the world followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Regional news magazines

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

: Wogan

Terry, who's never been averse to a slap on the wrist - from a lovely woman - squirms and fidgets in his chair as he parries with his guests live at the Television Theatre.
Director GEOFF MILES series producer FRANCES WHITAKER Producer JON PLOWMAN


Director: Geoff Miles
Producer: Frances Whitaker
Producer: Jon Plowman

: Bellamy's Seaside Safari

The Rock pool
When you're only a centimetre tall a crab is something you treat with respect, a lesson David Bellamy learns the hard way
When he comes face to face
With the perils of a rock pool. film editor LUIS ESPANA
Director PAUL KRIWACZEK Producer DAVID WILLIAMS - free leaflet produced in association with the National Trust, send 9 x 5 sae to [address removed]


Producer: David Williams

: Athletics

The Weltklasse Games from Zurich
Can the record breaking possibly continue? If STEVE CRAM'S suspect leg has survived the Europa Cup, then expect him to be aiming to lower his own 1500m World Record.
There's also a superb supporting programme. The Americans traditionally send a strong team to this meeting and it's possible that the quadruple gold medallist Carl Lewis will make his first appearance in Europe this season. In addition Zurich has always had an attraction for SEBASTIAN COE , who still feels capable of mounting a challenge to Cram over his
Olympic winning distance of 1500m.
Commentators David Coleman Ron Pickering Stuart Storey


Introduced By: David Icke
Introduced By: Brendan Foster
Unknown: Sebastian Coe
Commentators: David Coleman
Commentators: Ron Pickering
Commentators: Stuart Storey
Editor: John Rowlinson

: The Nine O'Clock News

with Richard Whitmore and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Fell Tiger

A six-part drama serial by CHRISTOPHER GREEN starring
5: Still suffering from their 'celebrations' the special course members are taken to the West Highlands of Scotland and isolated on an uninhabited island there. Kath discovers a plot to sabotage the course - but needs Susan's help if she is to warn Joe of his danger.
Music composed by DARYL RUNSWICK Film cameraman STUART WYLD Film editor COLIN COMMANDER Script editor MAGGIE ALLEN Produced by BOB MCINTOSH
Directed by ROGER CHEVELEY BBC Scotland


Unknown: Christopher Green
Composed By: Daryl Runswick
Unknown: Stuart Wyld
Editor: Colin Commander
Editor: Maggie Allen
Produced By: Bob McIntosh
Directed By: Roger Cheveley
Joe Borrow: David Hayman
Kath Borrow: Alyson Spiro
Susan Harvey: Jan Harvey
Don Stanforth: Neil Phillips
Mal Fleet: Mark Drewry
Dave Ashton: Eamon Boland
Nilson: Stuart Milugan
Beames: Philip Hynd
Wheeler: Paul Birchard
Jackson: Terry Kingley
Todd: Ross Davidson
Skipper: Alex Heggie
Mrs Strachan: Gwyneth Guthrie
Janet: Rosalie Williams
Helen Stanforth: Bridget Biagi
The Stanforth's maid: Jayne Dowell

: Real Lives

Fifth of six documentaries about people of today.
'And the Band Plays on ...' On 11 February this year a coach carrying the RAF
Germany Band crashed into an aviation fuel tanker on a motorway near Munich. Nineteen RAF musicians died. Just over three months later, the survivors joined the massed bands of the RAF at a special concert before Princess Margaret at
London's Barbican Centre.
This film tells the story of the band's courage, humour and achievement in the weeks between - from the numbed first rehearsals after the i tragedy, and the survivors' apprehension at getting on a coach again, to coming to terms with the new musicians who have been drafted in, and the emotion of playing in public once again. 'They may be dead, but their memory will live on. We're saddened, yes, and miss them, yes, but it's time to remember the good times - an.d there were a lot.' Photography IAN KENNEDY Film editor PETER BARBER Series producer


Editor: Peter Barber

: International Athletics

The Weltklasse Games
Jurther coverage of tonight's
Weltklasse meeting from the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich.

: Glitter: The Covergirl

Starring David Birney as Sam Dillon, Morgan Brittany as Kate, Earl Tobin as Dorian, Terry Randolph as Melinda, Timothy Patrick Murphy as 'Chip' Craddock, Tracy Nelson as Angela, Arte Johnson as Clive, Barbara Sharma as Shelley Sealy, Arthur Hill as Charles Hardwick
and tonight's guest stars Anthony Newley, Elaine Joyce, Delta Burke, Donna Dixon

Suicide... or murder? A nation mourns the tragic death of covergirl Liz Cunningham. Home computers: the future of dating in the 80s? In full colour: celebrities and their pets. All this and more in this Week's edition of Glitter.


Writer: Del Reisman
Director: Allen Reisner
Sam Dillon: David Birney
Kate: Morgan Brittany
Dorian: Earl Tobin
Melinda: Terry Randolph
'Chip' Craddock: Timothy Patrick Murphy
Angela: Tracy Nelson
Clive: Arte Johnson
Shelley Sealy: Barbara Sharma
Charles Hardwick: Arthur Hill
Himself: Anthony Newley
Herself: Elaine Joyce
Herself: Delta Burke
Herself: Donna Dixon

: Weather

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