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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Mike Smith Timetable:
Live reports from Torquay on the final day of the 1985 SDP conference
A look at today's newspapers 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
Sports news at
7.20 and 8.20
Including this morning:
The Top 20 - a look at the new chart at 7.32;
Beverly Alt presents this week's fashion tips;
Ask Alison - Alison Mitchell presents her weekly money advice and takes your calls on [number removed].


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Mike Smith
Read By: Sue Carpenter
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Alison Mitchell

: SDP Conference 1985

Coverage of the debate on High Technology

: Play School

Presenter Carol Leader Guest Fred Harris
Story: Uncle Fred the Parrot by ALISTAIR CAMERON


Unknown: Alistair Cameron

: SDP Conference 1985

Further coverage of the closing session of the SDP Conference in Torquay, including the address by the Leader of the SDP, The Rt Hon Dr David Owen , mp


Unknown: Dr David Owen

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: News Headlines

: Regional News

Weather News

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme It's time to get dressed! with Carol Chell and Don Spencer (R)


Unknown: Carol Cheu
Unknown: Don Spencer

: Songs of Praise

from Yarmouth

: Regional News

: King Rollo



Writer: David McKee
Narrator: Ray Brooks

: Bric-a-Brac

with Brian Cant
A garden gate from Gus in Grantham, a gong, a globe and a gramophone. Can you guess what else begins with G?
Producer MICHAEL COLE Written and directed by NICK WILSON (R)


Producer: Michael Cole
Directed By: Nick Wilson

: Battle of the Planets

Perils of the Preying Mantis Tiny is on leave when he hears that Spectra has attacked his friends with their latest deadly space vehicle. He sets off to rescue them. (R)

: Hartbeat: Wings

A different approach to the art of making pictures with Tony Hart, Joanna Kirk and Morph
From seagulls and jumbos, angels and kites, to flying commuters and Zippo the clown. With more time to look at some of your work in the Gallery.
If you are 15 or under and would like to send a picture to The Gallery, send your entry to: Hartbeat, BBCtv, [address removed]
There's a prize for any that are shown, as long as you put your name, age and address on the back. But sorry, none can be returned.


Presenter: Tony Hart
Presenter: Joanna Kirk
Designer: Paul Bannister
Assistant Producer: Jane Tarleton
Producer: Christopher Pilkington

: Treasure Houses

Mark Curry gets on his bike again in search of five stories behind the treasures held in Museums and great houses throughout the land.
1: Churchill at Chartwell by DOROTHY SMITH
Make-up designer EILEEN MAIR Director LOVETT BICKFORD


Unknown: Mark Curry
Voices By: Susanna Dawson
Voices By: Vicky Ireland
Voices By: Sheila Mitchell
Unknown: Nigel Lambert
Unknown: Philip Bonham Carter
Designer: Eileen Mair
Director: Lovett Bickford
Winston Churchill: John Evans
Voice of Winston Churchill: Nigel Stock

: The Flintstones

Yabba-dabba-doo! Roll on down to Bedrock to meet that most modern of Stone Age families.
The Twitch
Singing sensation Rock Roll agrees to star in the Ladies
Auxiliary Show organised by Wilma, but it turns out to be Fred's big night when he's forced to play the oldest swinger in town.
A HANNA BARBERA production

: Six O'Clock News

with Andrew Harvey and Nicholas Witchell
Weather News


Newsreader: Andrew Harvey
Newsreader: Nicholas Witchell

: Regional news magazines

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

: Wogan

As he shakes the rain from his trusty and impermeable umbrella, Terry ponders whether he made a mistake when he trusted the bit of seaweed he brought back from Turnberry. When it comes to forecasting the weather, it's as much use as a concrete lettuce.

: Wildlife on One: Titbits

This bird needs no introduction! A welcome guest in every garden, no birdtable or nestbox is complete without one. The blue tit really is the bird next door.
But this programme shows what blue tits get up to when we're not looking out of the window. It tells how one particular pair live out their year - how the male feeds and cares for his mate, how their first tiny nestling is born, how the young face the hazards of cat and sparrow-hawk. A story full of event and excitement - yet the hero and heroine weigh scarcely more than a £1 coin!
BBC Bristol
(Ceefax subtitles)


Narrator: David Attenborough
Written and produced by: Dilys Breese
Photography: Owen Newman
Film Editor: Peter Heeley
Series Producer: Richard Brock

: Tenko: Part 1

by Jill Hyem
A ten-part serial created by Lavinia Warner
As the war draws to a close the women wonder what will become of them when the final 'Tenko' is called. (R)


Writer: Jill Hyem
Serial created by: Lavinia Warner
Music composed by: James Harpham
Producer: Ken Riddington
Director: Jeremy Summers
Kasaki: Takahiro Oba
Kate Norris: Claire Oberman
Maggie Thorpe: Elizabeth Mickery
Mrs Van Meyer: Elizabeth Chambers
Alice Courtenay: Cindy Shelley
Marion Jefferson: Ann Bell
Joss Holbrook: Jean Anderson
Edna: Edna Dore
Dr Beatrice Mason: Stephanie Cole
Dorothy Bennett: Veronica Roberts
Christina Campbell: Emily Bolton
Yukio: Peter Silverleaf
Sato: Eiji Kusuhara
Major Yamauchi: Burt Kwouk
Timmy: Nigel Harman
Joan: Dawn Keeler

: Points of View

Andrew Sachs with your comments
Please send letters to: Points of View, BBC TV Centre, London W12 8QT


Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Producer: Bernard Newman

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and John Humphrys followed by Regional News and Weather News


Unknown: Julia Somerville
Unknown: John Humphrys

: Orca ... Killer Whale

Richard Harris
Charlotte Rampling Bo Derek
When Captain Nolan sees a killer whale devour a great white shark he vows to capture one of the great beasts alive. But the whale he nets is a pregnant female and hunter Nolan soon finds himself locked in a deadly struggle with a huge whale bent on vengeance for the destruction of its mate ...
0 FILMS: page 18


Unknown: Richard Harris
Unknown: Charlotte Rampling
Unknown: Bo Derek
Play By: Luciano Vincenzoni
Unknown: Sergio Donati
Produced By: Luciano Vincenzoni
Directed By: Michael Anderson
Capt Nolan: Richard Harris
Rachel: Charlotte Rampling
Umilak: Will Sampson
Annie: Bo Derek
Novak: Keenan Wynn
Swain CHARLES: Scott Walker
Ken: Robert Carradine
Paul: Peter Hooften

: World Cup Special

Introduced by Jimmy Hill
England v Romania
Commentator BARRY DAVIES Highlights from tonight's game at Wembley.
England, unbeaten Group 3 leaders, need two points from their three remaining games - all at home - to qualify. But they can expect Romania, the first country to take a point from England in this qualifying competition, to prove difficult opponents again.
Golf: The Bells Scotch Ryder
Cup clash at The Belfry starts on Friday and Harry Carpenter reports on the men who carry British hopes against the best the United States can offer.
Television presentation: Soccer JOHN SHREWSBURY Studio presentation MURRAY NEEDHAM
Programme editor BOB ABRAHAMS


Introduced By: Jimmy Hill
Commentator: Barry Davies
Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Editor: Bob Abrahams

: Weather

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