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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Debbie Greenwood Including this morning: 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 recipe ideas.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Conservative Party Conference 85

This morning the 102nd Conservative Party Conference opens in Blackpool. Among the issues of particular concern to the party representatives are Law and Order, and how the party can present its policies more effectively.
Sir Robin Day and David Dimbleby are your commentators, as Mrs Thatcher 's new team of ministers face the party and thepublic.
Conference results on Ceefax page 105


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Mrs Thatcher

: * Play School

Lots of Water and Surprises Presenter Ben Thomas Guest Carol Chell
Story: The Cow Who Fell in the Canal by PHYLLIS KRASILOVSKY
Illustrated by PETER SPIER
Books, Play School Play Ideas 1 and 2, £1.25 each
Play School Stories, 95p from booksellers


Presenter: Ben Thomas
Presenter: Guest Carol Chell
Unknown: Phyllis Krasilovsky
Illustrated By: Peter Spier

: * Conservative Party Conference 85

Further live coverage from Blackpool, including the debate on Local Government.

: * pm News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles
12.55 Regional News
Weather News BILL GILES


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Pebble Mill at One

Do you fancy learning to be a spy? A holiday which shows a profit? Ghost-hunting?
Travel expert Jill Crawshaw explains these and other winter weekend breaks when she joins
Magnus Magnusson , Marian Foster and Paul Coia. Music and comedy are provided by Roy Hudd and Billy Dainty , with a verse and a chorus and an old joke or two.


Unknown: Jill Crawshaw
Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: Paul Coia.
Provided By: Roy Hudd
Provided By: Billy Dainty

: Mr Benn

A See-Saw programme (R)

: Claire Rayner's Casebook

A series of nine programmes 1: Heroin - Helping Addicts Addiction to heroin is not necessarily a life - or death - sentence. Mick Ooms was on heroin for eight years, but he got help at Alpha House, a drug-free residential community in Hampshire. Claire also talks to The Rev Eric Blakebrough who believes that medically controlled supplies of drugs ('maintenance') can help addicts to come off.


Unknown: Mick Ooms
Unknown: Eric Blakebrough
Producer: Bernard Adams

: Interval

: Conservative Party Conference 85

Live coverage from Blackpool of the afternoon's debates on Social Services and Energy.

: Regional News

: Bertha: The Best Machine Competition

Bertha proves that she is still the best machine for any job.


Writer: Eric Charles
Narrator: Roy Kinnear
Music composed by: Bryan Daly
Director of animation: Derek Mogford
Designed and produced by: Ivor Wood

: Dastardly and Muttley

Windy Windmill (R)

: Beat the Teacher

with Paul Jones
TH EA NS WE RI SY ES Got that?
Then you'll have no problem with today's questions. Will the contestants be as clever?


Unknown: Paul Jones

: Galloping Galaxies!

Created and written by BOB BLOCK
Dinwiddy Snurdle 's Timor Time Machine is so ancient that it goes back to the 20th century; and so will Miss
Appleby - if she's lucky! A new robot is sent to captivate Captain Pettifer - she's a shocker! And SID switches off the artificial gravity - 00 ... er!
Film cameraman PETER HALL Designer ALAN SPALDING Producer JEREMY SWAN


Written By: Bob Block
Written By: Dinwiddy Snurdle
Unknown: Peter Hall
Designer: Alan Spalding
Producer: Jeremy Swan
SID's voice: Kenneth Williams
Capt Pettifer: Robert Swales
Second: Officer Morton
Communications Officer Webster: Nigel Cooke
Miss Appleby: Priscilla Morgan
Space Pirate Chief Murphy: Sean Caffrey
Robot 7: Michael Deeks
Robot 20: Matthew Sim
Robot 35: Julie Dawn Cole
Dinwiddy Snurdle: James Bree
Elsie Appleby: Josie Kidd

: Newsround

with Paul McDowell


Unknown: Paul McDowell

: Think Again

with Johnny Ball
This week Johnny discovers the fun behind the facts about the Office. What the office was like before the typewriter, the calculator and the computer; and what it's likely to be like tomorrow.
So Think Again about offices -if you're the type!
Did you know that penknives were invented for making quill pens?
Written by JOHNNY BALL Designer JOHN BONE
Director MIKE SEDDON Producer ALBERT BARBER. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Johnny Ball
Written By: Johnny Ball
Designer: John Bone
Director: Mike Seddon Producer
Director: Albert Barber.

: Charles in Charge

Slumber Party
After a quarrel with Gwendolyn, Charles decides he has finished with females for ever, only to be forced to chaperone a slumber party for a pack of Lila's girlfriends.


Unknown: Jennifer Runyon
Written By: Shelley Zellman
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

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas WitcheU followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witcheu

: Telly Addicts

Noel Edmonds continues his search for the Telly Addict family of 1985. The current champions, the Pain family from Swindon, now in their fifth week, face a fresh challenge from another family of self-confessed addicts. Production


Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: John King

: EastEnders

by Jane Hollowood.
'Simon Wicks. My grandson what I ain't seen for ten years'.
(For cast see page 63)
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Jane Hollowood
Title music: Simon May
Title music: Leslie Osborne
Designer: Suzy Lawrance
Script editor: Tony Holland
Director: Stephen Butcher
Producer: Julia Smith

: Big Deal

A second series in ten episodes
6: Guv'nor written by TONY COUCH
With half of the Dragon Club in his pocket Robby Box gets the chance to win it all.
Or lose the lot....


Written By: Tony Couch
Unknown: Robby Box
Editor: Julian Miller
Producer: Terence Williams
Director: Jeremy Summers
Robby Box: Ray Brooks
Jan Oliver: Sharon Duce
Snowy Dixon: Michael Watkins
Dai Phillips: Richard Davies
Dick: Stephen Tate
Christine: Paulina Dare
Debby: Lisa Geoghan
Mrs Banks: Jan Carey
Estate agent: Ian Barritt
Tommy: James Ottaway
Vi: Pamela Cundell
Lenny: Mike Carnell
Arthur: Harry Beety
Geordie: Andy Mulligan
Ferret: Kenneth Waller
Joan: Deirdre Costello
Jonathan Turnbull: Edmund Pegge

: Points of View

with Barry Took


Unknown: Barry Took
Producer: Bernard Newnham

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and Andrew Harvey Weather News


Unknown: Julia Somerville
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Cagney and Lacey

The Emmy Award-winning series
Who Said it's Fair?
Nerves are on edge at the 14th Precinct with the upcoming Sergeant's Exam, but Mary Beth 's behaviour is dictated by the harrowing fear that she may have breast cancer. An additional strain imposes itself when a young boy goes missing which leads Cagney to suspect a mother's negligence.
Written by PATRICIA GREEN Directed by RAY DANTON
(Concluding part next week)


Unknown: Mary Beth
Written By: Patricia Green
Directed By: Ray Danton
Christine 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
Mrs Taggart: Lynn Whitfield

: Film 85

with Barry Norman
The programme that keeps you in touch with the world of cinema.
The Black Cauldron: this is Disney's 25th full-length animated feature. A fantasy epic about a young boy,
Taran, who must prevent the evil Horned King from gaining possession of the black cauldron.
American Warrior: a martial arts thriller set in a US Army base in the Philippines. Director BRUCE THOMPSON Producer JANE LUSH


Unknown: Barry Norman
Director: Bruce Thompson
Producer: Jane Lush

: Plague of Hearts

Investigated by Dr Michael O'Donnell
First of five programmes Every Three Minutes ...
Maureen, Jo and Sheila are united in grief. They were widowed by the biggest epidemic since the Black
Death. MICHAEL O'DONNELL asks how we can be so complacent when one in four of us will die from heart disease. One life prolonged by a heart transplant makes news, 170,000 deaths a year go almost unremarked.
Producer david CORDINGLEY (R)


Unknown: Dr Michael O'Donnell
Unknown: Michael O'Donnell
Editor: Peter Ringsted
Producer: David Cordingley

: The Horse of the Year Show

from Wembley Arena featuring The Hoechst
Foxhunter Championship and The Queensway Furniture Cup
Two contrasting classes tonight featuring the horses of the future and those already established. In 1981 the first and second in the Foxhunter Championship were Hopscotch and Warren Point. This year they were both in Britain's gold medal team in the European
Championships - so make a note of tonight's winner. Introduced by DAVID VINE Commentators


Unknown: Wembley Arena
Unknown: Warren Point.
Introduced By: David Vine
Unknown: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Unknown: Stephen Hadley
Producers: Johnnie Watherston
Producers: Alastair Scott

: Weather

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