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: CeefaxAM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Nick Ross Timetable:
Live reports from Blackpool and the TUC conference including a review of the papers at 7.37 and 8.37
News on the hour and half hour read by Sue Carpenter
Weather with Francis Wilson 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 and 8.27
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: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Alison Mitchell

: Trades Union Congress 1985

Live coverage of the morning's debates in Blackpool.

: Play School

Now Mary wishes no friends around
'Friends', she'd say, 'just let you down'
Presenter Stuart McGugan Guest Liz Watts
Story: A Cat's Tale by RIKKI CATE
Illustrated by SHIRLEY HUGHES (R)


Presenter: Stuart McGugan
Presenter: Guest Liz Watts
Illustrated By: Shirley Hughes

: Trades Union Congress 1985

Further live coverage from Blackpool
Reporting team Vincent Hanna Nicholas Jones


Unknown: Vincent Hanna
Unknown: Nicholas Jones

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart
1.24 Regional News
Weather News BILL GILES News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme
... shake it all about and you turn around - that's what it's all about! with Chloe Ashcroft and Don Spencer (R)


Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Don Spencer

: Still on the Move

The First Ten Years

: Trades Union Congress 1985

Live coverage of the afternoon session.

: Regional News

: King Rollo

Narration Ray Brooks (R)


Unknown: David McKee
Unknown: Narration Ray Brooks

: Bric-a-Brac

with Brian Cant
Polly the parrot from Peter's Pet Shop parades on her perch by the piano. Perhaps you can point out some bric-a-brac that begins with P. Designer MARY PENLEY-EDWARDS Written and produced by NICK WILSON (R)


Unknown: Brian Cant
Unknown: P. Designer Mary
Produced By: Nick Wilson

: Laurel and Hardy

chase a would-be killer in Defective Story (R)

: Battle of the Planets

A Swarm of Alien Beetles A swarm of giant beetles descends on Earth from outer space, bringing terror and destruction. What is the real mission of these awesome winged attackers? (R)

: Newsround

with Paul McDowell


Unknown: Paul McDowell

: Gentle Ben

with Dennis Weaver and Clint Howard
A series of outdoor adventure stories about a boy and his giant pet bear. The Ransom
Ben is stolen and the thieves demand ransom money, but Tom Wedloe has other ideas about how to get the bear back.


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

: The Flintstones

Jabba-dabba-doo! Roll on down to Bedrock to meet that "lost modern of Stone Age families.
Barney the Invisible
Barney's hiccups refuse to be cured until ever-ingenious
Fred experiments on his puddy with his latest Invention.

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas WitcheU followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witcheu

: Wogan

Autumn approaches and Terry enrols us all in his very own series of thrice-weekly evening classes. Tonight: conversation and the art of Motorcycle maintenance.

: Wildlife on One

The Fastest Claw in the West Narrated by David Attenborough Killer shrimps?
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water along comes one of these deadly creatures with a knockout punch that would fnake Barry McGuigan gasp in amazement - claws! They're called mantis shrimps and their strike is one of the fastest animal movements known - its impact is the equivalent of a :22 calibre bullet. They use Jagged spears or huge clubs with devastating results.
They can even punch through glass and often batter their way out of aquaria. After this a plate of scampi will never taste the same again!
Film editor MARTIN ELSBURY Written and produced by KEENAN SMART
Series producer RICHARD BROCK BBC Bristol


Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: Barry McGuigan
Unknown: Rodger Jackman
Unknown: Chris Robson
Editor: Martin Elsbury
Produced By: Keenan Smart
Producer: Richard Brock

: Howards' Way

For viewers who missed it, a chance to catch up with the opening episode of a new drama serial in 13 parts devised by GERARD GLAISTER and ALLAN PRIOR and written by JILL HYEM
(Shown last Sunday at 7.45pm, episode 2 next Sunday)
(Ceefax subtitles)


Unknown: Gerard Glaister
Written By: Jill Hyem

: Points of View

This week Andrew Sachs takes a turn at tackling thepostbag. producer BERNARD NEWNHAM
Please send letters to: joints of View, BBC Television Centre, London W12 8QT


Unknown: Andrew Sachs

: Nine O'Clock News

Julia Somerville and John Humphrys present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad followed by Regional News and Weather News


Unknown: Julia Somerville
Unknown: John Humphrys

: Fatal Vision

The second of two parts Freddy Kassab , by now convinced that his son-in-law is guilty of the murder of his family, is determined to see Justice done. After being frustrated by bureaucracy and the complexity of the case Kassab seems to have finally succeeded when in January 1975, five years after the killings, MacDonald is charged on three counts of niurder. However, some clever manoeuvring and an obscure judgment are to
Prevent a trial once again....
0 IN THE PICTURE: page 20


Unknown: Freddy Kassab
Freddy Kassab: Karl Malden
Mildred Kassab: Eva Marie Saint
Jeffrey MacDonald: Gary Cole
Bernie Segal: Barry Newman
Victor Worheide: Andy Griffith
James Blackburn: Gary Grubbs
Brian Murtagh: Joel Polis
Paul Stombaugh: Mitchell Ryan
Colette MacDonald: Wendy Schaal
William Ivory: Scott Paulin
Franz Grebner: Barry Corbin
Helena Stoeckley: Alexandra Johnson
Mrs Perry MacDonald: Paddi Edwards
Joe McGinniss: Frank Dent
Col Pruett: Carmen Argenziano
Robert Shaw: Andy Wood
Peter Kearns: Dennis Redfield
William Posey: Joe Mays
Jay MacDonald: Rex Ryon
Col Rock: J P Bumstead
Kimberly MacDonald (aged 5): Brandy Gold
Kristen MacDonald: Dylan Galer

: George Burns and Other Sex Symbols

George Burns is still one of the world's greatest sex symbols - even though he now has to work nights to maintain this position.
But what is a sex symbol? With the help of fellow victims to their own fatal charms - John Schneider from The Dukes of Hazzard, Bernadette Peters, Dynasty's Linda Evans and a mystery guest star - George Burns sets out to discover what it is that makes a sex symbol so seductively sexy. Produced by IRVING FEIN and WALTER C. MILLER Directed by WALTER C. MILLER


Star/comedian: George Burns
Guest: John Schneider
Guest: Bernadette Peters
Guest: Linda Evans
Produced By: Irving Fein
Produced By: Walter C. Miller
Directed By: Walter C. Miller

: Weather

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