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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
Including this morning:
Zoe's Views: Breakfast Time's teenage correspondent
Zoe Brown files her latest report; Glynn Christian cooks up another early morning recipe; and Richard Smith takes your medical calls on his topic of the week - dial [number removed].

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Zoe Brown
Unknown: Glynn Christian
Unknown: Richard Smith

: Write Now!

A series of eight programmes on letter writing.
4: Apply in Writing
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES

: Play School

From small seeds the tall trees grow
Presenter Stuart McGugan Guest Janet Palmer Story: Alex's Bed by MARY DICKINSON

Contributors

Presenter: Stuart McGugan
Unknown: Janet Palmer
Unknown: Mary Dickinson

: News After Noon

with Frances Coverdale and Moira Stuart
News Headlines with subtitles

Contributors

Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Regional News

Weather News MICHAEL FISH

: Pebble Mill at One

In today's programme Bob Langley
Marian Foster and Josephine Buchan are joined by health expert
Leslie Kenton , and American singing star, Johnny Nash. Producer PETER HERCOMBE BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Langley
Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: Josephine Buchan
Unknown: Leslie Kenton
Unknown: Johnny Nash.
Producer: Peter Hercombe

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme
Frogs, ducks and earwigs are all doing the hokey cokey today - it's Riverbank Boat Race Day! with Carol Chell and Don Spencer
Musical director RICHARD BROWN Woodwind MARTIN FRITH
Script associate ROBIN HALDANE Produced by CHRISTINE HEWITT Executive producer
CYNTHIA FELGATE (R)
Songs from this series on a record and cassette (REC/ZCM 557) from retailers

Contributors

Unknown: Carol Chell
Unknown: Don Spencer
Director: Richard Brown
Director: Woodwind Martin Frith
Unknown: Robin Haldane
Produced By: Christine Hewitt
Unknown: Cynthia Felgate

: Regional News

: T.T.V.

Tea Time Television
Scragtag's in a bit of a tangle today but still finds time to tuneintoT.r.V.
Join him to watch another story from Peregrine
Piecrust, more adventures of Mr Hiccup and of course, Quizzicals.
Scragtag's assistant Marcus Kimber
Anna Nouncer
Juliet Prague
Story: Bubble Trouble by DEBORAH SAVAGE
Illustrated by CHRIS FORSEY Read by Andrew Secombe Music by MICHAEL OMER Produced by ROY MILAN ] Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE

Contributors

Unknown: Mr Hiccup
Unknown: Marcus Kimber
Unknown: Anna Nouncer
Illustrated By: Chris Forsey
Read By: Andrew Secombe
Music By: Michael Omer
Produced By: Roy Milan
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: SuperTed

SuperTed's Dream
When Spottyman goes to visit Mother Nature, SuperTed has a bad dream. with the voices of DEREK GRIFFITHS , JON PERTWEE
PETER HAWKINS
MELVYN HAYES
ROY KINNEAR. VICTOR SPINETTI
SHEILA STEAFEL
Producer MIKE YOUNG
Director DAVE EDWARDS (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Derek Griffiths
Unknown: Jon Pertwee
Unknown: Peter Hawkins
Unknown: Melvyn Hayes
Unknown: Roy Kinnear.
Producer: Mike Young
Director: Dave Edwards

: Beat the Teacher

with Paul Jones
Today Mr Wallin from
Cambridge, the highest-scoring teacher, returns to play Gary Tootell from
Broadclyst in Devon. Will the winner get enough points to get in to tomorrow's final? Find out this afternoon. Devised by CLIVE DOIG

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Jones
Unknown: Mr Wallin
Unknown: Gary Tootell
Unknown: Clive Doig

: Ulysses 31: Vengeance of the Gods

A new cartoon space adventure
Ulysses, a space-commander from earth, with his son Telemachus, a small girl called Yumi and Nono, a red robot, are lost among the galaxies of space and face unknown and terrible dangers.

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan
Mystery Winner!

Today's the day the name of the winner of the 1985 Outstanding Endeavour
Award will be revealed. Will it be a group - like the men and women of Culdrose Naval Air Station who won in 1979 for their gallant rescue of the Fastnet Yacht Race victims, or an individual - like Andrea Holmes who at 12 was Britain's youngest-ever trampoline champion?
Assistant editor LEWIS BRONZE Editor BIDDY BAXTER
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Presenter: Simon Groom
Presenter: Janet Ellis
Presenter: Peter Duncan
Assistant Editor: Lewis Bronze
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: Masterteam

Presented by Angela Rippon With a game underway, THE DODGERS from North Wales wait to play the winners in the knock-out team quiz - Masterteam.
Director PETER FITTON
Programme associate ROSALIND GOLD Producer DAVE ROSS

Contributors

Presented By: Angela Rippon
Director: Peter Fitton
Producer: Dave Ross

: 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

Contributors

Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: Regional news magazines

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

: Top of the Pops

Presenting hits from the Top 40 and videos from the Top 10.
Introduced by Peter Powell and Steve Wright.

Contributors

Presenter: Peter Powell
Presenter: Steve Wright
Sound: Neil Sadwick
Lighting: Derek Slee
Designer: Kathy Atty
Executive producer: Michael Hurll
Production: Brian Whitehouse

: EastEnders

by Jane Hollowood.
'What a caring little community we are. Everybody minding everybody else's business. Sweet'.
(Ceefax Subtitles)

Contributors

Writer: Jane Hollowood
Kathy Beale: Gillian Taylforth
Pete Beale: Peter Dean
Ian Beale: Adam Woodyatt
Pauline Fowler: Wendy Richard
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Michelle Fowler: Susan Tully
Lou Beale: Anna Wing
Den Watts: Leslie Grantham
Angie Watts: Anita Dobson
Sharon Watts: Letitia Dean
Simon Wicks: Nick Berry
Nick Cotton: John Altman
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Mary Smith: Linda Davidson
Sheena Mennell: Dulice Liecier
Lofty Holloway: Tom Watt
Ethel Skinner: Gretchen Franklin
Tony Carpenter: Oscar James
Kelvin Carpenter: Paul J. Medford
Sue Osman: Sandy Ratcliff
Ali Osman: Nejdet Salih
Saeed Jeffery: Andrew Johnson
Debbie Wilkins: Shirley Cheriton
Maude: Doreen Taylor
Lil: Jeannie Taylor
Fabulous Frankie: Frank Jakeman
Drag artist: Lori Lee
Singer: Danny Owen

: Tomorrow's World

with Howard Stableford
Judith Hann , Peter Macann Maggie Philbin bringing you the new, fascinating and bizarre in the world of science, including the latest developments in the news this week.
Producers CYNTHIA PAGE MARTIN MORTIMORE
DANA PURVIS. MARTIN FREETH Studio director NIGEL FINNIS Editor RICHARD REISZ

Contributors

Unknown: Howard Stableford
Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Peter MacAnn
Unknown: Maggie Philbin
Producers: Cynthia Page
Producers: Martin Mortimore
Unknown: Dana Purvis.
Unknown: Martin Freeth
Director: Nigel Finnis
Editor: Richard Reisz

: Happy Families

A six-part comedy series written by BEN ELTON starring
4: Joyce
It must be a really terrible thing to be a nun locked up in a closed order with a seriously annoying novice like Joyce.
However, Novice Joyce has seen The Sound of Music.... and likes being a nun, so to get her home Guy will have to be really clever which, unfortunately, is out of the question.
Assistant producer ALAN WRIGHT Film editor CHRISTINE ROYLE Lighting cameraman WILLIAM DUDMAN
Designer MEL BIBBY
Produced and directed by PAUL JACKSON
BBC Manchester
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Written By: Ben Elton
Unknown: Novice Joyce
Producer: Alan Wright
Editor: Christine Royle
Unknown: William Dudman
Designer: Mel Bibby
Directed By: Paul Jackson
The Fuddle Family: Jennifer Saunders
Guy: Adrian Edmondson
Cook: Dawn French
Dr De Quincy: Stephen Fry
Flossie: Helen Lederer
Hospital patient: Josephine Antosz
Sister Prudence: Vikki Chambers
Shopkeeper: Mary Chester
Sister Ophelia: Ceri Jackson
Policeman: Arthur Smith
Mother Superior: Una Stubbs
Novice Mary: Sara Sugarman
Hospital sister: Amanda Symonds
Novice Catherine: Sarah Thomas
Jill: Claudette Williams

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and John Humphrys Weather News

Contributors

Unknown: John Humphrys

: Just Good Friends

by JOHN SULLIVAN starring Paul Nicholas and Jan Francis
After the trauma of having their new flat vandalised Vince and Penny are now back at their respective family homes.
The relationship has, in the meantime, become somewhat strained and distant; but Vince plucks up enough
Dutch courage to visit the Warrenders' household.
Designer DAVID HITCHCOCK
Produced and directed by RAY BUTT (R)
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: John Sullivan
Unknown: Paul Nicholas
Unknown: Jan Francis
Designer: David Hitchcock
Directed By: Ray Butt
Vince Pinner: Paul Nicholas
Penny Warrender: Jan Francis
Mrs Warrender: Sylvia Kay
Mr Warrender: John Ringham
Lennie: James Lister
PC: Barry Woolgar
Tom: Roy Heather
Waitress: Christina Michaels

: Question Time

The weekly opportunity for the general public to pose the questions and debate the answers with those in power, those who seek it and those who influence events. with Sir Robin Day this evening at the Greenwood Theatre in London are
The Rt Hon Kenneth Baker , MP Michael Meacher , MP Nick Raynsford
The Rt Hon Shirley Williams Director ANN MORLEY
Producer ANNA CARRAGHER Editor BARBARA MAXWELL

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Baker
Unknown: Michael Meacher
Unknown: Nick Raynsford
Unknown: Shirley Williams
Director: Ann Morley
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: The Visit: PC Philip Olds

with Desmond Wilcox 2: Get Up and Walk Philip Olds became a hero and a cripple in the same instant, when a gunman's bullet severed his spine. He refused to accept life in a wheelchair. In Dayton, Ohio, a computer genius, Professor Jerry Petrofsky , had found a way to restore walking to the paralysed. It was a dangerous experimental programme, in which Philip Olds, as the only British subject, was determined to succeed.
A brilliant idea by Desmond Wilcox. ... Philip Olds is so honest and gutsy, everyone watching must have been willing him to succeed.
(THE SUN)
(R)

Contributors

Unknown: Desmond Wilcox
Unknown: Walk Philip Olds
Unknown: Jerry Petrofsky
Unknown: Desmond Wilcox.
Unknown: Philip Olds

: The Interview Game

Five programmes presented by Margaret Simonet
Decisions about jobs, health and housing all depend on face-to-face interviews. The outcome of these decisions will depend on how both sides play the interview game. 1: Job Interviews looks at documentary film of real job interviews, and reveals some of the hidden patterns that recur in most of them.
Film editor PETER BARBER
Produced by JULIAN STENHOUSE (R) Book f2. 75, from booksellers

Contributors

Presented By: Margaret Simonet
Editor: Peter Barber
Produced By: Julian Stenhouse

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