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.
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
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
Further live coverage from Blackpool, including the debate on Local Government.
with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles
12.55 Regional News
Weather News BILL GILES
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.
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.
Research MAGGIE WINKWORTH Producer BERNARD ADAMS (R)
Live coverage from Blackpool of the afternoon's debates on Social Services and Energy.
Bertha proves that she is still the best machine for any job.
Music composed by:
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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?
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
Communications Officer Webster:
Space Pirate Chief Murphy:
with Paul McDowell
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
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.
Gwendolyn ..JENNIFER RUNYON Written by SHELLEY ZELLMAN Directed by ALAN RAFKIN
with Sue Lawley and Nicholas WitcheU followed by Weather News
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
JOHN KING , JULIET MAY BBC Pebble Mill
by Jane Hollowood.
'Simon Wicks. My grandson what I ain't seen for ten years'.
(For cast see page 63)
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....
Photography REMI ADEFARASIN Film editor JULIAN MILLER
Producer TERENCE WILLIAMS Director JEREMY SUMMERS
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES
with Barry Took
Producer BERNARD NEWNHAM
with Julia Somerville and Andrew Harvey Weather News
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)
Mary Beth Lacey:
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
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.
Film editor PETER RINGSTED
Producer david CORDINGLEY (R)
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
Producers JOHNNIE WATHERSTON ALASTAIR SCOTT