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: CeefaxAM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Nick Ross
Including this morning: Further reports from the Labour Party Conference, including, guest politicians to review the newspapers at 7.37 and 8.37;
Advice Line - the panel answers your calls and your letters at 7.32 and 8.45; Titch's s Pitch - join
Alan Titchmarsh in his garden for seasonal advice;
Glynn Christian cooks up some more recipe ideas.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Labour Party Conference 1985

Coverage of the morning debates from Bournemouth

: Play School

These two lines are a railway track
Where the train goes by, clickety clack
Presenter Sheelagh Gilbey Guest Lionel Morton Story: The Fishing Competition by ALLEN SADDLER
Illustrator JOE WRIGHT (R)


Presenter: Sheelagh Gilbey
Unknown: Lionel Morton
Unknown: Allen Saddler
Unknown: Illustrator Joe Wright

: Labour Party Conference 1985

Further live coverage from Bournemouth

: * pm News After Noon

with Frances Coverdale and Ed Mitchell
News Headlines with subtitles
12.55 Regional News
Weather News BILL GILES


Unknown: Frances Coverdale

: Mr Benn

A See-Saw programme (R)

: Labour Party Conference 1985

Live coverage of the afternoon session from Bournemouth
3.52 Regional News

: Bertha: A Mouse in the Works

by Eric Charles
Panjid discovers that all the cardboard packages have been nibbled and Bertha is programmed to capture the intruder.
Narrator Roy Kinnear with Sheila Walker


Writer: Eric Charles
Narrator: Roy Kinnear
Voice: Sheila Walker
Music composed by: Bryan Daly
Editor: Martin Bohan
Director of animation: Derek Mogford
Designed and produced by: Ivor Wood

: Dastardly and Muttley

Have Plane Will Travel (R)

: Beat the Teacher

with Paul Jones
If you lit two identical candles at the same time; one on top of a mountain and the other by the seaside, which would burn longer? Devised by CUVE DOIG


Unknown: Paul Jones

: Galloping Galaxies!

A serial in five parts
Created and written by Bob Block.

The 25th-century solar systems shudder as the Spaceship Voyager plunges through asteroid belts, time warps and traffic lights!
Guided by the computer, SID, Captain Pettifer and his crew beam up aliens and innocents when pursued by the notorious space pirate and his disintegrating robots.

Back pages: 86


Writer/ creator: Bob Block
Designer: Alan Spalding
Producer: Jeremy Swan
SID's voice: Kenneth Williams
Capt Pettifer: Robert Swales
Second Officer Morton: Paul Wilce
Communications Officer Webster: Nigel Cooke
Miss Appleby: Priscilla Morgan
Klaara Klort: Sally Dewhurst
Space Pirate: Chief Murphy
Robot 7: Michael Deeks
Robot 20: Matthew Sim
Vegan Minister of Trade: John Asquith

: Think Again

with Johnny Ball
This week Johnny discovers the fun behind the facts about
How it goes bang, how your grandma cooked with it, and how you can take it on holiday.
So Think Again if you smell something odd - it could be a gas.
Did you know that there are enough gas pipes in this country to go five times round the earth?
Written by JOHNNY BALL Designer JOHN BONE
Producer ALBERT BARBER BBC Bristol


Unknown: Johnny Ball
Written By: Johnny Ball
Designer: John Bone
Producer: Albert Barber

: Charles in Charge

Cousin Elliot
Charles wonders if even bad blood is thicker than water when the Pembroke children ignore his advice and follow their fun-loving cousin Elliot on a spree of junk food and general chaos.
Directed by ALAN RAFKIN


Written By: Michael Reiss
Unknown: Al Jean
Directed By: Alan Rafkin
Charles: Scott Baio
Jill: Julie Cobb
Stan: James Widdoes
Jason: Michael Pearlman
Douglas: Jonathan Ward
Lila: April Lerman
Buddy: Willie Aames
Gwendolyn: Jennifer Runyon
Cousin Elliot: Jerry Levine

: Six O'Clock News

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

: Regional news magazines

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

: Telly Addicts

Do you remember who proposed to ... Or did she ... What was the star's name ... Wasn't he in ... Oh, you remember! Or do you? Tune in, put your feet up, it's time for another session in front of the box with Noel Edmonds as he searches for the Telly Addict family of 1985. Production JOHN KING. JULIET MAY BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: John King.
Unknown: Juliet May

: EastEnders

by Bill Lyons.
'I'm pregnant and you're the father'.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Bill Lyons
Title music: Simon May
Title music: Leslie Osborne
Designer: Keith Harris
Script Editor: Tony Holland
Produced and directed by: Julia Smith
Michelle Fowler: Susan Tully
Pauline Fowler: Wendy Richard
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Den Watts: Leslie Grantham
Angie Watts: Anita Dobson
Sharon Watts: Letitia Dean
Debbie Wilkins: Shirley Cheriton
Andy O'Brien: Ross Davidson
Kelvin Carpenter: Paul J. Medford
Tony Carpenter: Oscar James
Pete Beale: Peter Dean
Kathy Beale: Gillian Taylforth
Ian Beale: Adam Woodyatt
Lofty Holloway: Tom Watt
Ethel Skinner: Gretchen Franklin
Dr Legg: Leonard Fenton
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Nick Cotton: John Altman
Sue Osman: Sandy Ratcliff
Ali Osman: Nejdet Salih
Saeed Jeffery: Andrew Johnson

: Big Deal

A second series in ten episodes
5:Breakthrough written by TONY COUCH
Robby Box is flying high, establishing himself as a sober citizen. But Jan is getting into deep water with Grover and his friends ...


Written By: Tony Couch
Unknown: Paul V. Wheeler
Editor: Alastair MacKay
Producer: Terence Williams
Director: Derek Lister
Robby Box: Ray Brooks
Jan Oliver: Sharon Duce
Dick: Stephen Tate
Grover: Michael Jayston
Debby: Lisa Geoghan
Vi: Pamela Cundell
Tommy: James Ottaway
Joan: Deirdre Costello
Geordie: Andy Mulligan
Black George: Alex Tetteh-Lartey
Kipper: Roger Walker
Ferret: Kenneth Waller
Gil: Frank Mills
Mrs Banks: Jan Carey
Arthur: Harry Beety
Christine: Paulina Dare
Dai Phillips: Richard Davies
Lenny: Mike Carnell
Joey G B: (zoot) Money
Jean-Luc: David Rintoul

: Points of View

Barry Took with your comments in the programme you help to write.
Please send letters to Barry Took, Points of View, BBC Television Centre. London W12 8QT


Unknown: Barry Took
Producer: Bernard Newnham

: Nine O'Clock News

Julia Somerville and Andrew Harvey present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad
Weather News


Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Cagney and Lacey

Mandatory attendance at a seminar on stress is greeted with resounding indifference by the 14th Precinct. Cagney, in particular, dismisses the exercise, but the capture of a sadistic mugger leads to a chain of events which puts her own life at risk and brings a brutal realisation of the pressures of her job ...


Written By: Debra Frank
Written By: Scott Rubenstein
Directed By: Alexander Singer
Chris Cagney: Sharon Gless
Mary Beth Lacey: Tyne Daly
Lt Samuels: Al Waxman
Det Petrie: Carl Lumbly
Det Isbecki: Martin Kove
Sgt LaGuardia: Sidney Klute
Harvey Lacey: John Karlen
Sgt Coleman: Harvey Atkin
Dr Davis: Freddye Chapman
Darryl: Lewis van Bergen

: Film 85

with Barry Norman
Pale Rider - Clint Eastwood directs this traditional
Western in which he plays the familiar role of the mysterious horseman.
Prizzi's Honour - John Huston directs Jack Nicholson and Kathleen Turner in this bizarre comedy about a Mafia hit man. He falls in love with a woman who turns out to be his female counterpart. Director BRUCE THOMPSON Producer JANE LUSH


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Clint Eastwood
Unknown: John Huston
Unknown: Jack Nicholson
Unknown: Kathleen Turner
Director: Bruce Thompson
Producer: Jane Lush

: O'Donnell Investigates ... Food

The last of the series What Makes Us Fat?
Britain is a nation of fatties - by the age of 50 half of us need to lose weight. Why - is it gluttony or greed? Or could it be linked to lifestyle and the typical high-fat, low-fibre food we eat - the same food which has been linked to killer diseases such as cancer and coronary heart disease. Director FIONA PITCHER
Healthy Eating pack free. Send large sae (24p stamp) to[address removed]


Producer: David Cordingley

: Late Night In Concert

Ricky Skaggs
The last in this series of concerts from around the world features Ricky Skaggs , the young Kentuckian responsible for the revitalisation of bluegrass music. Ricky and his band eschew the rhinestones and Nashville sentimentality to concentrate on traditional playing and singing.
Elvis Costello was one of many musicians in the audience for this London appearance earlier this year and he joins Ricky on stage to duet in 'Don't get above your raisin'.'
Introduced by Anne Nightingale Directed by SANDI FULLERTON Television presentation TOM CORCORAN


Unknown: Ricky Skaggs
Unknown: Ricky Skaggs
Unknown: Elvis Costello
Introduced By: Anne Nightingale
Directed By: Sandi Fullerton
Unknown: Tom Corcoran

: Weather

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