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: CeefaxAM

: Breakfast Time

with John Mountford and Sally Magnusson
Including this morning:
Save our Soccer - Breakfast Time joins forces with the Football Association;
New pop videos at 7.32;
Lynn Faulds Wood presents Danger Watch at 8.15;
Glynn's Barrow - weekend shopping and price advice from Glynn Christian;
Alan Titchmarsh answers your gardening queries - ring him on [number removed].


Unknown: John Mountford
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: The Pink Panther Show: Extinct Pink; Science Friction; Pink Paradise

Today: Extinct Pink; Science Friction; Pink Paradise (R)

: Huckleberry Finn and His Friends

Tom Sawyer 's Aunt Sally has mistaken Huck for Tom, so he pretends he is. He borrows a wagon to collect his things from the raft and on the way meets Tom. Tom says he will become his own brother, Sid. Then the two boys see the Duke and the Dauphin, tarred and feathered, being booted out of town. Back at the farm, they find Jim, the slave, locked in a hut. They plan the grandest rescue story ever. 25: The Rescue
Director KEN JUBENVILLE (For cast list see page 34. R)


Unknown: Tom Sawyer
Director: Ken Jubenville

: Hartbeat

featuring Tony Hart and Gabrielle Bradshaw Backwards, Forwards, Sideways
Make pictures using movements: invisible pictures are brought to life, twigs are bound together, straight lines become bent. (R)


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Gabrielle Bradshaw

: C-P and Qwikstitch

Today: Steam Radio

: Play School

Presenter Chloe Ashcroft Guests Wayne Jackman and Eithne Hannigan
Story: Mrs Pip of the Pops by MIKE SULLIVAN
Musical director MICHAEL OMER Percussion LYN EDWARDS Film editor CHRIS GILDERS Producer MARTIN FISHER


Presenter: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Wayne Jackman
Unknown: Eithne Hannigan
Unknown: Mrs Pip
Unknown: Mike Sullivan
Director: Michael Omer
Director: Percussion Lyn Edwards
Producer: Martin Fisher
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: News After Noon

with Moira Stuart and Michael Cole
1.27 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial
Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Michael Cole

: The Flumps

A See-Saw programme Something Different by JULIE HOLDER
Producer DAVID YATES (R)


Producer: David Yates

: International Show Jumping

from Hickstead featuring
The Silk Cut Derby Trial The build-up to the Hickstead Derby, one of the greatest show jumping events of the year, starts today. The riders will get their first look at the Derby Bank and the Devil's Dyke, the two obstacles which will play such a large part in the proceedings this weekend. Introduced by DAVID VINE


Introduced By: David Vine

: Regional News

: Little Misses and the Mister Men

by ROGER HARGREAVES Little Miss Bossy
Narrated by Pauline Collins and John Alderton Mister Greedy
Narrated by Arthur Lowe Produced and directed by TREVOR BOND and TERRY WARD (R)


Unknown: Roger Hargreaves
Unknown: Pauline Collins
Unknown: John Alderton
Unknown: Arthur Lowe
Directed By: Trevor Bond
Directed By: Terry Ward

: Laurel and Hardy

Knight Mare (R)

: The Record Breakers

with Roy Castle Fiona Kennedy and Norris McWhirter Designer PAUL HAINES


Unknown: Roy Castle
Unknown: Fiona Kennedy
Unknown: Norris McWhirter
Designer: Paul Haines
Producer: Alan Russell

: Rentaghost

A four-part series by BOB BLOCK
1: It's camping time for Rentaghost when the varnished chairs vanish
- the Perkins squirt Meaker in the eye and Claypole dodges the decorations with his dedications!
Dobbin, the pantomime horse Devised by BOB BLOCK
Incidental music by JONATHAN COHEN Film director DAVID CRICHTON Producer JEREMY SWAN (R)


Unknown: Bob Block
Unknown: Bob Block
Music By: Jonathan Cohen
Director: David Crichton
Producer: Jeremy Swan
Timothy Claypole: Michael Staniforth
Harold Meaker: Edward Brayshaw
Ethel Meaker: Ann Emery
Hazel the McWitch: Molly Weir
Nadia Popov: Sue Nicholls
Rose Perkins: Hal Dyer
Arthur Perkins: Jeffrey Segal

: Paddles Up

The Grand Final of Paddles Up 85 comes from two tricky stretches of water on the River Tryweryn in North Wales, on courses specially devised by the British Canoe Union and BBCtv. Great Britain faces strong overseas opposition in the bid to produce the 1985 Paddles Up Champion. Commentators Tony Gubba and John Gosling


Commentators: Tony Gubba
Commentators: John Gosling

: The Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Andrew Harvey followed by Weather News


Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Regional news magazines

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

: Wogan

Terry's was a lonely life at the bank in Dublin.
Sometimes he would conduct question-and-answer sessions with himself. Many erstwhile scholars cite this as the reason for his incessant chattering today. Make your own mind up tonight.

: Cover Up

Last of the series, starring
Melissa, the 'Black Widow', escapes from jail, swearing to get even with Jack and Dani. Lured into what Melissa mockingly calls 'the house that Jack built', the glamorous duo find themselves trapped with a bomb on their hands and the clock ticking away....
Written by DOUG HEYES JR


Written By: Doug Heyes Jr
Directed By: Don Carlos Dunaway
Dani: Jennifer O'Neill
Jack: Antony Hamilton
and as Henry Towler: Richard Anderson
Melissa: Martine Beswick
Luck: Branscombe Richmond
Sonja: Galyn Gorg
Senator Chisholm: Joe Dorsey
Steven: Tod Kutches

: How to Shoot Sharks

Ron and Val Taylor filmed the most dangerous shark in the world in dramatic close-up for the film Jaws.
For the past 30 years, first as underwater hunters, then as film-makers, these two Australian divers have been taking ever greater risks to get close to sharks in action. Narrated by Ian Holm
Produced by CASEY JONES
Photographed by RON TAYLOR
BBCtv presentation by NEIL NIGHTINGALE
BBC Bristol


Unknown: Val Taylor
Unknown: Ian Holm
Produced By: Casey Jones
Unknown: Ron Taylor

: Points of View

Nanette Newman with your comments in the programme you help to write.


Unknown: Nanette Newman

: The Nine O'Clock News

with Richard Whitmore Weekend Weather News


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Come On Down!

Barry Norman discovers
American game shows - the liveliest, most outrageous programmes on television. Join him and meet: a millionaire game show host, the world's most successful contestant, and young couples who made the Love Connection.
Plus ... the most expensive game show ever, and sexy goings-on in a Hollywood church hall.
Film editor DICK PULL
Producer CHARLES MILLER (R) A dismaying demonstration of grossness and greed (DAILY MAIL) Very revealing (LONDON STANDARD) A dire warning (THE GUARDIAN)


Unknown: Barry Norman
Producer: Charles Miller

: Omnibus at the Proms

The visit by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra conducted by Lorin Maazel is one of the highlights of this year's Henry Wood
Promenade Concerts and echoes the American theme. Founded in 1926 the orchestra's past conductors have included Fritz Reiner , William Steinberg and Andre Previn.
Tonight's programme, recorded earlier this evening and introduced by Jane Glover , will include an interview with Maazel who was himself brought up in Pittsburgh.
It consists of one work only: the Symphonie fantastique by Hector Berlioz. Berlioz wrote of its first performance in 1830: 'I had a wild success! It was received with shouts and acclamations: they had to repeat the March to the Scaffold; and the Witches' Sabbath was quite overwhelming in its satanic effect.'
Assistant producer PETER MANIURA Executive producer KENNETH CORDEN


Conducted By: Lorin Maazel
Unknown: Fritz Reiner
Unknown: William Steinberg
Unknown: Andre Previn.
Introduced By: Jane Glover
Unknown: Brian Strugnell
Producer: Peter Maniura
Producer: Kenneth Corden
Director: Humphrey Burton

: The Late Film: Don't Look Now

Donald Sutherland Julie Christie NICOLAS ROEG 'S psychic thriller adapted from a Daphne du Maurier short story.
Following the tragic drowning of their young daughter, John and Laura Baxter go to Venice - he to work, she to recuperate. They meet two sisters, one of whom is blind and who disturbingly tells Laura she can communicate with the dead child. The young couple subsequently become involved in a series of bizarre happenings that can only lead to tragedy.
Produced by PETER KATZ Directed by NICOLAS ROEG


Unknown: Donald Sutherland
Unknown: Julie Christie
Unknown: Nicolas Roeg
Unknown: Allan Scott
Unknown: Chris Bryant
Produced By: Peter Katz
Directed By: Nicolas Roeg
Laura Baxter: Julie Christie
John Baxter: Donald Sutherland
Heather: Hilary Mason
Wendy: Clelia Matania
Bishop Barbarrigo: Massimo Serato
Inspector Longhi: Renato Scarpa
Anthony Babbage: David Lee
Mandy Babbage: Ann Rye
Johnny Baxter: Nicholas Salter
Christine Baxter: Sharon Williams
Dwarf: Adeline Poerio

: Weather

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