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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
Including this morning:
Denise Robertson opens the Junior Advice Line at 7.32 with special help for younger viewers, and is joined an hour or so later by Sally Hawkins for their regular Advice Line phone-in; Titch's 's Pitch -join
Alan Titchmarsh in his garden for seasonal advice;
Glynn Christian cooks up some more recipe ideas.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Denise Robertson
Unknown: Sally Hawkins
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Play School

A life on the ocean wave,
A home on the rolling deep Presenter Liz Watts
Guest Brian Jameson Story: Captain Cook by SHARON MILLER (R)
Video, BBCV/B 901 record or cassette, Singing in the Band (REC/ZCM 495). from retailers


Presenter: Liz Watts
Unknown: Guest Brian Jameson
Unknown: Sharon Miller

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles
12.55 Regional News


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: John Kettley

: Pebble Mill at One

Travel and adventure today - meet latter-day Robinson Crusoe Gerald Kingsland, high-flying fashion expert Jeff Banks , and aspiring young sailors who are offered the chance of crewing an ocean youth club ketch.


Unknown: Jeff Banks

: Mr Benn: The Frogman

A See-Saw programme
Told by Ray Brooks (R)


Story and illustrations: David McKee
Narrator: Ray Brooks

: Birth Right

A view of maternity services by Peter Huntingford Conveyor Belt
For many doctors and women, ante-natal care has become a bore. Some women get too much, others too little. There's a lot of waiting around, often to little benefit. There are however some schemes which are both useful and acceptable to mothers, doctors and midwives.
Director CATHERINE ROBINS (R) Book, £3.25 from booksellers


Unknown: Peter Huntingford
Director: Catherine Robins

: Claire Rayner's Casebook

Pre-menstrual tension and post-natal depression are now recognised as illnesses. But confusion still surrounds their causes and some women suffer unnecessarily.
Claire Rayner talks to Pat, who has been cured of severe pre-menstrual tension, and to Miriam, who thought she was going mad after her first baby. Researcher MANDY CUNLIFFE Director CHRIS LENT (R)


Talks: Claire Rayner
Director: Chris Lent

: Regional News

: Bertha: The Big Order

Bertha has to make 365 new springs but Tom and Roy have trouble with the twanging steel.


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

: SuperTed: SuperTed Kicks Up the Dust

All the wonders of the East cannot equal the powers of Spotty's cosmic dust.
With the voices of DEREK GRIFFITHS


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

: Jonny Briggs

A serial in 13 episodes from a story by JOAN EADINGTON
Part 2 by VALERIE GEORGESON Dad and Humph come to the rescue, but Jonny's luck doesn't hold out for long.... (For cast see Monday page 49. Part 3 next Monday)


Story By: Joan Eadington
Unknown: Valerie Georgeson

: Spy Trap

with Bill Homewood and Bill Pertwee
A brand new series with some brand new ideas and some very old jokes! Eight young people compete in a battle of wits, logic, ingenuity and agility, hoping to become Spycatcher of the Week. Produced by DAVID CRICHTON. IAN OLIVER


Unknown: Bill Homewood
Unknown: Bill Pertwee
Produced By: David Crichton.
Produced By: Ian Oliver

: So You Want to be Top

Presented by Gary Wilmot with Leni Harper
Teachers Caroline Bernstein
David Coker
Creeps Michelle Freeman Vincent Hall
Crawlers Robert Kenley Natalie Abbott
Hello Topkids! Make sure you are not stuck in detention while your lucky friends are having a good time watching Gary guide the Creeps and Crawlers through the third course in schoolroom survival.


Presented By: Gary Wilmot
Unknown: Leni Harper
Unknown: Caroline Bernstein
Unknown: David Coker
Unknown: Creeps Michelle Freeman
Unknown: Vincent Hall
Unknown: Crawlers Robert Kenley
Unknown: Natalie Abbott
Designer: George Wisner
Producer: Judy Whitfield

: Grange Hill

A series of 18 programmes Episode 7 by MARGARET SIMPSON
Grange Hill goes French.
Calley discovers disturbing facts about her past. (R) (For cast see Friday at 5.5 pm)


Unknown: Margaret Simpson
Unknown: Grange Hill

: Masterteam

Presented by Angela Rippon
As this year is International Youth Year, a team from Manchester are representing the occasion on Masterteam.


Presenter: Angela Rippon

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: Regional news magazines

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

: Telly Addicts

with Noel Edmonds
Do you pass on the prop bag? Get stuck on the stills? Or simply excel at everything?
Noel Edmonds invites you to test your TV knowledge as two families battle it out to become Telly Addicts of 1985. Production JOHN KING. JULIET MAY


Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: John King.

: EastEnders

by Gilly Fraser.
'I'm willing to allow the divorce to go through uncontested'.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Gilly Fraser
Title music: Simon May
Title music: Leslie Osborne
Designer: Suzy Lawrance
Script editor: Tony Holland
Director: Chris Clough
Producer: Julia Smith
Pete Beale: Peter Dean
Kathy Beale: Gillian Taylforth
Ian Beale: Adam Woodyatt
Pauline Fowler: Wendy Richard
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Michelle Fowler: Susan Tully
Mary Smith: Linda Davidson
Sheena Mennell: Dulice Liecier
Sue Osman: Sandy Ratcliff
Ali Osman: Nejdet Salih
Nick Cotton: John Altman
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Angie Watts: Anita Dobson
Simon Wicks: Nick Berry
Lofty Holloway: Tom Watt
Debbie Wilkins: Shirley Cheriton
Andy O'Brien: Ross Davidson
Tony Carpenter: Oscar James
Hannah Carpenter: Sally Sagoe
Kelvin Carpenter: Paul J. Medford
Cassie Carpenter: Delanie Forbes
Dr Legg: Leonard Fenton
Saeed Jeffery: Andrew Johnson

: Hold the Back Page!

A ten-part series by ANDREW NICKOLDS and STAN HEY
1: Away from Home
Ken Wordsworth thinks he knows all about the life of a sports journalist, but when he leaves a Sunday paper to work on a daily tabloid, he finds the new job requires very different skills.
Costume designer PIP BRYCE Script editor JOANNA WILLETT Designer BRYAN ELUS
0 FEATURE: page 98


Unknown: Ken Wordsworth
Music By: Gordon Giltrap
Designer: Pip Bryce
Editor: Joanna Willett
Designer: Bryan Elus
Producer: Evgeny Gridneff
Director: Adrian Shergold
Ken Wordsworth: David Warner
Reg: Eric Allan
Alison: Gil Brailey
Charlie: Lee Whitlock
Russell: David Horovitch
Steve: Peter-Hugo Daly
Frank: Richard Ireson
Ruby: Tilly Vosburgh
Roz Knight: Diana Weston
Ron Bishop: Brian Croucher
Taxi driver: Sam Kelly
Receptionist: Catherine Shipton
Wayne Jarvis: Michael Freer
Waiter: Mark Aspinall

: Points of View

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and Andrew Harvey Weather News


Unknown: Julia Somerville
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Cagney and Lacey

Nothing's perfect - an overworked legal system mistakenly places a minor in Riker's Prison, where he becomes the victim of sexual assault. Cagney and Lacey are caught between bitter parents and a wall of silence from witnesses. No one's honest in New York City - but Isbecki decides to profit from the one exception....
Written by LES CARTER
Directed by ALLEN BARON


Written By: Les Carter
Directed By: Allen Baron
Chris Cagney: Sharon Gless
Mary Beth Lacey: Tyne Daly
Lt Samuels: Al Waxman
Det Petrie: Carl Lumbly
Det Isbecki: Martin Kove
Sgt LaGuardia: Sidney Clute
Sgt Coleman: Harvey Atkin
Harvey Lacey: John Karlen
StUtZ: Gregory Sierra
Dwayne: Doug Savant
Edna Kiss: Frances Bay

: Film 85

with Barry Norman
The London Film Festival
Over 160 films from all over the world will be showcased at this prestigious festival. They include from Britain, My Beautiful Launderette, set in a Pakistani community in south London; David Hare's Plenty, starring Meryl Streep; and the political thriller, Defence of the Realm. And from America, the Western Silverado; and Death of a Salesman with Dustin Hoffman.


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

: Your Mind in Their Hands

The treatment of mental illness in the National Health Service, investigated by Dr Alan Maryon-Davis . Overcoming Fear
'The saving on Valium alone makes the treatment very cost effective.' The treatment is behaviour therapy. Jackie was so ill with agoraphobia she had to go into a medical ward at Barnet General. After eight years of misery, she was cured in three weeks.


Unknown: Dr Alan Maryon-Davis
Producer: David Cordingley

: The Sky at Night

The Comet Returns
Halley's Comet is now back and can be seen with binoculars, and should be visible with the naked eye next month. Patrick Moore talks to Douglas Arnold
(photographing the comet);
Brian Harpur (Halley Comet Society), Lee Sproates (a young amateur astronomer), and Dr Rod Jenkins of British Aerospace, who built the probe that will go right into the comet next March. Producer PIETER MORPURGO
0 INFO: page 93


Talks: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Brian Harpur
Unknown: Lee Sproates
Unknown: Dr Rod Jenkins
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Weather

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