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: CeefaxAM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Debbie Greenwood Timetable
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 with 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: Debbie Greenwood
Read By: Sue Carpenter
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Alison Mitchell

: Conservative Party Conference 85

Coverage from Blackpool of the second day's debates on Rates, Drugs and Defence.

: * Play School

Presenter Sarah Long Guest Stuart Bradley
Story Three Little Pigs (trad)


Presenter: Sarah Long
Presenter: Guest Stuart Bradley

: * Conservative Party Conference 85

Further live coverage from Blackpool including the debate on Defence.

: * 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

Intrepid explorer Tim Severin tells of his 1,500-mile journey from Greece to Georgia in a replica of the ship which took Jason and the Argonauts on their legendary quest for the Golden Fleece. And Michael Smith is in the foyer with more new English cookery.
(Tim Severin Voyage of the Heroes can be seen on BBC2 starting Thursday 17 October)


Unknown: Tim Severin
Unknown: Michael Smith
Unknown: Tim Severin

: Mop and Smiff

Written and presented by Mike Amatt The Balloon
Animation SIMON and SARA BOR Director SID WADDELL
Producer DAVID BROWN (R) BBC Manchester


Presented By: Mike Amatt
Unknown: Sara Bor
Director: Sid Waddell
Producer: David Brown

: Conservative Party Conference 85

Coverage of the afternoon's debates.
3.52 Regional News

: Paddington: A Family Group



Writer: Michael Bond
Narrator: Michael Hordern
Music: Herbert Chappell

: Fingermouse

with lain Lauchlan and Jane Hardy
Drum. The tom-toms beat, making a feather-duster in Music-man's house think it's a parrot and fly off to the jungle. Fingermouse follows in hot pursuit and has whisker-raising encounters with snakes, tigers, crocodiles and the dreaded mouse-eating plant! Music RICHARD


Unknown: Brown Puppets
Unknown: Joanne Cole
Unknown: Graphics Clare Beaton
Producer: Michael Cole

: The Voyages of Dr Dolittle

A cartoon serial about the good doctor who can talk with animals.
Luke the Hermit. Tommy and Dr Dolittle get involved in a gold robbery and find the good thief who gave his share of the gold away.

: Hartbeat

A different approach to the art of making pictures with Tony Hart , Margot Wilson and Liza Brown
Owls and Clowns. The most popular Gallery pictures.
Why are owls and clowns so popular? Make plastic owls and pastel clowns. Liza visits Zippo the Clown Troupe and Margot designs a slide-along-a-owl-clown game. Watch out for your work in the Gallery. Designer PETER PARKER
Assistant producer JANE TARLETON Producer CHRISTOPHER PILKINGTON If you are 15 or under and would like to send a picture to the Gallery, send your entry to: Hartbeat, BBC tv, London W3 6XZ
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.


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Margot Wilson
Designer: Peter Parker
Producer: Christopher Pilkington

: Newsround

with Paul McDowell


Unknown: Paul McDowell

: Treasure Houses

The Spy Museum by DOROTHY SMITH
Spies are in the news.
Recently master spies from both sides of the Iron Curtain have revealed the secrets of their spy networks.
Today Mark Curry enters the maximum security barracks of the Intelligence Corps, hidden away in the Kent countryside, and finds a tiny museum which contains some of the most amazing spy stories ever told.
Series producer EDWARD BARNES Director ROB BENFIELD


Unknown: Dorothy Smith
Unknown: Iron Curtain
Unknown: Mark Curry
Editor: Adrienne Walsh
Producer: Edward Barnes
Director: Rob Benfield

: The Flintstones

Yabba-dabba-doo! Roll on down to Bedrock to meet that most modern of Stone Age families.
The Buffalo Convention
Fred and Barney plan to get away on a Buffalo Lodge outing, but Fred's investment in Wilma's birthday present turns out to be a case of cheap talk proving very expensive indeed!
A HANNA BARBERA production

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas WitcheU and Andrew Harvey followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witcheu
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Regional news magazines

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

: Wogan

This is the week to watch if you're sick to death of seeing the Irishman three times a week.

: Wildlife on One

Last in the current series Vampire
Narrated by David Attenborough
Vampires have dominated folklore for over 2,000 years - symbols of the supernatural and things that go bump in the night. In South America the vampire lives on! In forests and caves, in flight, at home and on the hunt, this intimate study shows that in spite of their bizarre blood-lapping habit, vampire bats are social creatures capable of great gentleness. Film cameraman MARTIN SAUNDERS
Written and produced by ADRIAN WARREN (R) BBC Bristol


Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: Martin Saunders
Produced By: Adrian Warren

: Tenko

A ten-part serial created by LAVINIA WARNER
Part 5 by JILL HYEM
The arrival of two visitors is received with mixed emotions by the women. While one is the cause of great upset - the other brings welcome relief.
Music composed by JAMES HARPHAM Producer KEN RlDDINGTON


Composed By: James Harpham
Producer: Ken Rlddington
Director: Jeremy Summers
Phyllis Bristow: Elspet Gray
Marion Jefferson: Ann Bell
Mrs Van Meyer: Elizabeth Chambers
Clifford Jefferson: Jonathan Newth
Christina: Emily Bolton
Alice: Cindy Shelley
Kate Norris: Claire OBErman
Cherry: Johanna Hargreaves
Maggie Thorpe: Elizabeth Mickery
Joss Holbrook: Jean Anderson
Dr Beatrice Mason: Stephanie Cole
Dorothy Bennett: Veronica Roberts
Jake Haulter: Damien Thomas
May: Barbara Yu-Ling
Madge: Athene Fielding
Enid: Jane Hayward
Hospital administrator: John Graham

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Julia Somerville
Unknown: John Humphrys

: Soldiers

A History of Men in Battle Presented by Frederick Forsyth Fighting Spirit
What is it that makes one man run away and another stay and fight? How is a soldier able to endure the terrors of battle and still fight bravely on? Effective soldiers are made, not bom. Armies throughout history have employed the same mixture of persuasion and coercion, of tradition, comradeship and discipline, to guide the uncertain and control the unwilling.
Fighting Spirit shows how the raw recruit can be turned into the kind of soldier who will not yield to the stresses of battle, but whose will to fight will remain equal to the many calls that are made upon it.
Series producer JOHN GAU
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Presented By: Frederick Forsyth
Written By: Richard Holmes
Written By: Photography Ian Stone.
Written By: Alan Stevens
Editor: Pauline Dykes
Producer: Ian Taylor

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Steve Rider News, views and personalities from the sporting world including tonight:
The Horse of the Year Show from Wembley Arena featuring The Norwich Union
Leading Jumper of the Year
This is the most important national class of the year, which surprisingly has never been won by either of the Whitaker brothers. The competition consists of one round and a jump-off against the clock, with E8,500 prize money on offer. Commentators
The Kiwis in Bradford
Tonight in Bradford the New Zealand Rugby League side warms up for its first test next week with a match against the Great Britain
Under-21 team. The Kiwis are currently the unofficial world champions, having recently beaten the highly-rated
Australians. Harry Gratian reports on the reason for their success, and Ray French assesses tonight's action. TV presentation: Show Jumping


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Unknown: Stephen Hadley
Unknown: Harry Gratian
Unknown: Ray French
Producer: Roger Moody
Editor: John Rowunson

: Dickie Henderson

in the Spotlight
Last month one of Britain's favourite entertainers died at the age of 62. Tonight a repeat of one of the Spotlight series in which
Dickie highlighted his long and successful career in show business, and illustrated with song, dance and impressions the style which made him into a top-class entertainer. Music GERRY COLLINS QUARTET Producer DON SAYER


Music: Gerry Collins
Producer: Don Sayer

: Weather

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