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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
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: Selina Scott
Unknown: Alison Mitchell

: Play School

Presenter Sarah Long Guest Stuart Bradley
Story: Trouble in the Ark by GERALD ROSE


Presenter: Sarah Long
Presenter: Guest Stuart Bradley

: Gharbar

Today's programme is aimed at persuading people to return outdated medicines for safe destruction. Taking part Dr Mohd Aslam - Pharmacy Coordination Dump
Campaign, Swaran Talwar - a housewife, and Annu Gupta - owner of a chemist's shop. Vinod Sehgal sings Urdu naghma.
An Asian Unit presentation BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Dr Mohd Aslam
Unknown: Swaran Talwar
Unknown: Annu Gupta
Unknown: Vinod Sehgal

: Write Now!

A series of eight programmes on letter-writing, with scenes by SUE TOWNSEND.
1: Dear Sir...
Personal business letters, such as writing to the bank, can be a chore, but there's a simple tip: keep them brief. Assistant producer STEPHEN MOSS Producer SALLY KIRKWOOD (R)
Accompanying pack from: Write Now! Letter-Pack. [address removed] Send your address and three first-class stamps.
0 INFO: page 77


Producer: Stephen Moss
Producer: Sally Kirkwood
Unknown: Milton Keynes Mkiitu.
Bella: Brenda Bruce
Andrew: George Layton
Jackie: Helen Pearson

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Regional News



Unknown: John Kettley

: Pebble Mill at One

Moyra Bremner is back in the foyer continuing her series of Supertips, Michael Smith brings another aspect of new English cookery, and music is from Buddy de Franco.
In the last report on British
Fashion Week Jeff Banks and Jane Lomas with news from the offices of Britain's newest fashion magazine, which is launched tomorrow.


Unknown: Moyra Bremner
Unknown: Michael Smith
Unknown: Buddy de Franco.
Unknown: Jane Lomas

: Mop and Smiff

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


Presented By: Mike Amatt
Director: Sid Waddell
Producer: David Brown

: Regional News

: Paddington

Paddington Makes a Bid by MICHAEL BOND
Narrated by Michael Hordern Music by HERBERT CHAPPELL (R)


Unknown: Michael Hordern
Music By: Herbert Chappell

: Fingermouse

with lain Lauchlan and Jane Hardy
Wand. Music-man shows
Fingermouse how to use the conductor's baton. It is like a magic wand that can conjure up music.


Unknown: Jane Hardy
Music By: Richard Brown
Unknown: Joanne Cole
Unknown: Graphics Clare Beaton
Designer: Richard Brackenbury
Producer: Michael Cole

: The Voyages of Dr Dolittle

A cartoon serial based on the world-famous books by HUGH LOFTING about the doctor who can talk with animals.
Tambara Chee-Chee the monkey hears that his friends in the forests of Tambara are all sick. Can Dr Dolittle do anything to help them?


Unknown: Hugh Lofting
Unknown: Tambara Chee-Chee

: Hartbeat

A different approach to the art of making pictures with Tony Hart , Margot Wilson and Robert the Robot Mechanics
A rocket, a robot and robotics. Tony visits Birchill Junior School in Bracknell and Margot makes a pop-up book full of sport. There's
Zippo the Clown and more of your work in the Gallery.
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. Bur sorry, none can be returned.


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Margot Wilson
Producer: Jane Tarleton
Producer: Christopher Pilkington

: Newsround

with Paul McDowell


Unknown: Paul McDowell

: Colour in the Creek

A new drama series in ten parts about life on the road and in the gold-fields of Australia.
1: In the 1930s millions of people were out of work. Yet, while their parents search for a job, 12-year-old Alec, his sister Biddy and their little brother Jonno find living in the back of an old Ford truck quite an adventure, until the truck breaks down....


Producer: Michael Midlan
Director: Rob Stewart
Dad: Dennis Miller
Mum: Judy Morris
Alec: Ken Talbot
Biddy: Pascale Moray
JONES: Hugh Clairmont-Simpson

: Motor Fair 85

from Earls Court, London Parti
Outside broadcast cameras visit this year's major motor exhibition whose theme for 1985 is the celebration of 100 years of motoring.
Selina Scott and Chris Serle guide you around the stands and show you some of the latest models on the road.
(Final part tomorrow at 5.35)


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Chris Serle

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Regional news magazines

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

: Wogan

Terry reaches 100, but will he be getting a telegram from anyone?

: Porridge

starring Ronnie Barker Just Desserts by DICK CLEMENT and IAN LA FRENAIS featuring
Brian Wilde , Fulton Mackay with Richard Beckinsale
Stealing on the outside, that's work, making a living, skullduggery. But on the inside, against ones fellow inmates, that's a despicable crime.
Designer JON PUSEY


Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Dick Clement
Unknown: Ian La Frenais
Unknown: Brian Wilde
Unknown: Fulton MacKay
Unknown: Richard Beckinsale
Designer: Jon Pusey
Produced By: Sydney Lotterby
Fletcher: Ronnie Barker
Mr Barrowclough: Brian Wilde
Mr Mackay: Fulton MacKay
Godber: Richard Beckinsale
Ives: Ken Jones
Warren: Sam Kelly
Mclaren: Tony Osoba
LUKEWARM: Christopher Biggins
Banyard: Eric Dodson
Mr Appleton: Graham Ashley
Mr Birchwood: John Rudung
Gay Gordon: Felix Bowness

: Tenko

A ten-part serial created by LAVINIA WARNER
Part 6 by ANNE VALERY Hostility from the new internees and an unexpected letter force Dorothy into making an important decision.
Music composed by JAMES HARPHAM Producer KEN RIDDINGTON


Composed By: James Harpham
Producer: Ken Riddington
Director: Michael Owen Morris
Sister Ulrica: Patricia Lawrence
Dorothy: Veronica Roberts
Dr Beatrice Mason: Stephanie Cole
JOSS: Jean Anderson
Christina: Emily Bolton
Mrs Van Meyer: Elizabeth Chambers
Kate Norris: Claire OBErman
Maggie: Elizabeth Mickery
Alice: Cindy Shelley
Col Smithers: Stephen Gordon
Phyllis Bristow: Elspet Gray
Rev Mother: Juua McCarthy
Clifford Jefferson: Jonathan Newth
Marion Jefferson: Ann Bell
Stephen Wentworth: Preston Lockwood
Jake Haulter: Damien Thomas

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and John Humphrys Weather News


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Real Lives

At the Edge of the Union
The story of two dedicated men prepared to use almost any means to ensure that their view prevails.
The city of Londonderry, or Derry, is where the present Northern Ireland 'Troubles' began 16 years ago. It is a polarised city, with public support having grown for the extremes of both sides. This film looks at those extremes through the eyes of two men. Both are young, working-class, teetotal and church-going; both are elected representatives of their communities. The first, Martin McGuinness , has been accused by some of being the IRA's Chief of Staff, responsible for bombing the heart out of the city in the 1970s. Yet today he stands as a legitimate politician, able to attract 10,000 votes for Sinn Fein. Gregory Campbell is a hardline Loyalist. He needs constant armed police protection following a bomb attempt on his life last year. Campbell is a target because of his outspoken views; a strong advocate of a shoot-to-kill policy against the IRA. Photography DAVID BARKER Film editor COLIN JONES Assistant producer STEPHEN LAMBERT
Series producer EDWARD MIRZOEFF Producer PAUL HAMANN
(Postponed from 7 August) * CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Martin McGuinness
Unknown: Gregory Campbell
Producer: Stephen Lambert
Producer: Paul Hamann

: Sportsnight

Steve Rider has news and analysis of all tonight's World Cup football, and introduces an important evening of boxing at the Royal Albert Hall, London, where the stylish Herol 'Bomber'
Graham tops the bill. The British middleweight champion, now ranked four in the world by the WBC, believes he's a match for
'Marvellous' Marvin Hagler. But first Graham, unbeaten in 32 fights, must dispose of Donald Bowers of Detroit, who has lost only two of 25 professional contests. Two more champions, Commonwealth light-middleweight Nick Wilshire and British flyweight Duke McKenzie, are also on tonight's attractive bill, which marks a new series of Barrett/Duff promotions. TV presentation:
Boxing Bob Duncan
Producer Roger Moody Editor John Rowunson


Presenter: Steve Rider
Producer: Roger Moody
Editor: John Rowunson
TV presentation: Bob Duncan

: Kelly Monteith

The Vampire's and Ghouls are on the prowl and a lovely song meets a tragic fate, but worry not, there's a real tonic in the end. written by KELLY MONTEITH , NEIL SHAND featuring John Barron
William Franklin , Donald Gee Enn Reitel , Trudie Styler With NATALIE FORBES
Designer MALCOLM THORNTON Produced and directed by JOHN KILBY
(First shoum on BBC2)


Written By: Kelly Monteith
Unknown: John Barron
Unknown: William Franklin
Unknown: Donald Gee
Unknown: Enn Reitel
Unknown: Trudie Styler
Unknown: With Natalie Forbes
Unknown: Julie Kirk
Unknown: Billy Boyle
Unknown: Michael Stainton
Unknown: Pippa Page
Designer: Malcolm Thornton
Directed By: John Kilby

: Weather

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