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: CeefaxAM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
Including this morning:
Denise Robertson opens the Junior Advice Line at 7.32, and is joined an hour or so later by Sally Hawkins for their regular Advice Line phone-in; Titch '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

: CBI Conference

Live coverage of the debates on pensions, rates and Government support for exports.

: Play School

/ like this hat, right now, like this,
It's a good plain hat,
Just as it is! How's that?
Presenter Chloe Ashcroft Guest Ben Thomas
Story: New Boots by JOYCE RUSHBY


Presenter: Chloe Ashcroft
Presenter: Guest Ben Thomas
Unknown: Joyce Rushby

: CBI Conference

Further coverage of the closing session, including the speech by the President of the CBI, Sir James Cleminson. Commentators


Unknown: Sir James Cleminson.
Unknown: Vincent Hanna
Unknown: Peter Kenyatta

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Regional News



Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Pebble Mill at One

Today's star guest is one of Britain's top young comedians, Lenny Henry.
Also Dr David Delvin starts a short series examining new approaches to coping with Britain's number one killer - heart disease.


Unknown: Lenny Henry.
Unknown: Dr David Delvin

: Mr Benn

A See-Saw programme (R)

: Birth Right

A view of maternity services by Peter Huntingford The Search for the Perfect Baby
All parents hope for a healthy baby. But can anyone, parent or doctor, influence the outcome?
Director CATHERINE ROBINS Producer BRYN BROOKS (R) Book, £3.25 from booksellers


Unknown: Peter Huntingford
Director: Catherine Robins

: Claire Rayner's Casebook

Left Alone
Two widows and a widower talk to Claire Rayner about how they are coping since the deaths of their spouses.
Dorothy, Lilian and Maurice are at different stages of bereavement. They explain how they are adjusting to being on their own. Film editor PETER PIERCE


Unknown: Claire Rayner
Editor: Peter Pierce
Producer: Bernard Adams

: Songs of Praise

from Rothwell, Northants
The small country town of Rothwell became famous for its boots and shoes.
Roger Royle talks to Roy Lovell in one of the two remaining shoe factories, finds out about street theatre from Roger Smith , and visits the bone crypt below Holy Trinity Church which holds the remains of 2,000 of Rothwell's former inhabitants. In the church itself the people of the town join to sing their favourite hymns.
Teach me, 0 Lord, thy holy way
(Fulda); Will your anchor hold?; Give to me, Lord, a thankful heart
(Gatescarth); Praise, my soul. the King of heaven; Lord, make me a mountain; Oft in danger, oft in woe (University College): The old rugged cross: Son of God, eternal Saviour (Everton)
Conductor PAUL ROSE
Organist ANTONY HOUNSOME Assistant producer
Series producer STEPHEN WHITTLE


Talks: Roger Royle
Unknown: Roy Lovell
Unknown: Roger Smith
Producer: Stephen Whittle

: Regional News

: Children's BBC: Bertha: The Burglars

Two burglars try to steal the factory wages but Bertha and Tom make sure that they are caught.


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 and the Magic Word: part 1

A new series of adventures in which the magical bear and his friend Spottyman challenge the evil Texas Pete.
Skeleton plays a part in Texas Pete's plot to discover the secret of SuperTed's magic power.

: Jonny Briggs

A serial in 13 episodes from a story by JOAN EADINGTON
Part 4 by VALERIE GEORGESON The gingerbread men were a success, but has Jonny any hope of getting the school rabbit?


Story By: Joan Eadington
Unknown: Valerie Georgeson

: Spy Trap

with Bill Homewood and Bill Pertwee
More brain-bending and muscle-straining in the search for the Spycatcher of the Week.
Teams from Leamington Spa and South Croydon in a hunt to nail the mystery traitor. Designer SUZY LAWRANCE Producers


Unknown: Bill Homewood
Unknown: Bill Pertwee
Designer: Suzy Lawrance
Producers: David Crichton
Unknown: Ian Oliver

: So You Want to be Top

Presented by Gary Wilmot with Leni Harper
Teachers Caroline Bernstein and David Coker
Creeps Michelle Freeman and Shaun Waller
Crawlers Robert Kenley and Catrina Hylton-Hull This week the Creeps and Crawlers have to work out an excuse for being covered in mud. Could you do better? Director PHILLIPPA GILES Producer JUDY WHITFIELD


Presented By: Gary Wilmot
Unknown: Leni Harper
Unknown: Caroline Bernstein
Unknown: David Coker
Unknown: Creeps Michelle Freeman
Unknown: Shaun Waller
Unknown: Crawlers Robert Kenley
Unknown: Catrina Hylton-Hull
Director: Phillippa Giles
Producer: Judy Whitfield

: Grange Hill

A series of 18 programmes
Episode 9 by BARRY PURCHESE Gonch's schemes hit a few snags and he and Hollo are in for a nasty shock at the dump. This week's cast:
Devised by phil REDMOND Producer BEN REA


Unknown: Barry Purchese
Producer: Ben Rea
Director: Margie Barbour
Mrs McClusky: Gwyneth Powell
Mr Smart: Simon Haywood
Mr Bronson: Michael Sheard
Miss Washington: Caroline Gruber
MiSS Booth: Karen Ford
Mr Baxter: Michael Cronin
Mr McCartney: Tony Armatrading
First builder: Frank Jarvis
Second builder: Ben Thomas
Mr Light: James Ottaway
Angela Selby: Jean Heard
Angela's boyfriend: Paul Richards
Car driver: Bob Appleby
Gonch Gardner: John Holmes
Hollo Holloway: Bradley Sheppard
Calley Donnington: Simone Hyams
Ronnie Birtles: Tina Mahon
Vince Savage: Steve George
Robbie Wright: John Alford
Trevor Cleaver: John Drummond
Sue Boyle: Elanor Duck
Debbie Swain: Carmel Curran
Neil King: Scott Lane
Tony Johnson: Gary Bramble
Jackie Wright: Melissa Wilks
Fay Lucas: Alison Bettles
Steven Banks: Tim Polley
Zammo McGuire: Lee MacDonald
Julian Fairbrother: Douglas Chamberlain
Jean-Paul: Dorlan Ford
Mandy Firth: Anita Savage
Sarah Wilks: Joanne Bell
Stewpot Stewart: Mark Burdis
Precious Matthews: Dulice Liecier

: Masterteam

Presented by Angela Rippon Spotlight subjects tonight include current affairs, pop music and television in the daily competition to find the Masterteam of 1985. Designer MARTIN METHVEN Programme associate ROSALIND GOLD


Presented By: Angela Rippon
Designer: Martin Methven
Director: Peter Fitton

: 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


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: Regional news magazines

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

: Telly Addicts

Noel Edmonds introduces the programme which has you racking your brains for the names of TV programmes and personalities. Join him to find out who are in the prop bags, and guess which TV scripts are being read by members of the public. Discover just how much you can remember from the hours spent in front of the box. Production


Introduces: Noel Edmonds

: EastEnders

by Allan Swift.
'He's got no chance. I've seen him shadow box - the shadow won'.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Allan Swift
Title Music: Simon May
Title Music: Leslie Osborne
Designer: Keith Harris
Script Editor: Tony Holland
Director: Antonia Bird
Producer: Julia Smith
Pete Beale: Peter Dean
Kathy Beale: Gillian Taylforth
Ian Beale: Adam Woodyatt
Lou Beale: Anna Wing
Pauline Fowler: Wendy Richard
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Michelle Fowler: Susan Tully
Andy O'Brien: Ross Davidson
Debbie Wilkins: Shirley Cheriton
Sue Osman: Sandy Ratcliff
Ali Osman: Nejdet Salih
Mary Smith: Linda Davidson
Den Watts: Leslie Grantham
Lofty Holloway: Tom Watt
Simon Wicks: Nick Berry
Nick Cotton: John Altman
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Dr Legg: Leonard Fenton
Tony Carpenter: Oscar James
Kelvin Carpenter: Paul J. Medford
Cassie Carpenter: Delanie Forbes
Saeed Jeffery: Andrew Johnson
Master of Ceremonies: Peter Quince

: Hold the Back Page!

A ten-part series by ANDREW NICKOLDS and STAN HEY starring with 2: Grass Roots
'If you can get city kids playing tennis, then you're going to start producing champions....but you're never going to get that as long as the game's run by a load of amateurs, as a private club.' with MARK COX and GERALD WILLIAMS Music by GORDON GILTRAP Make-up designer JENNIFER HUGHES
Script editor JOANNA WILLETT Designer BRYAN ELUS


Unknown: Andrew Nickolds
Unknown: Gerald Williams
Designer: Jennifer Hughes
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
Rupert Smith: Kenneth Gardnier
Ben Smith: Tarda Davison-Aitkins
Warren Boyes: Ian Collier
Malcolm Sadler: Jack Elliott

: Points of View

Barry Took with your comments in the programme you help to write.
Please send letters to Barry Took , Points of View, BBC Television Centre, London W12 8QT


Unknown: Barry Took
Unknown: Barry Took

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Cagney and Lacey

The Emmy Award-winning police series starring
Organised Crime
Temptation and a moral dilemma face Cagney and Lacey when the senseless murder of a nun brings them into contact with a top mobster and the proverbial offer that can't be refused.
Meanwhile, tension mounts at the precinct as bureaucratic delays hold up the results of the Sergeant's Exam....


Written By: Terry Louise Fisher
Written By: Steve Brown
Directed By: Ralph Singleton
Christine 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
Quinones: Jose Quintero
Corrigan: John P Ryan
Dolan: Richard Kuss

: Film 85

with Barry Norman
Santa Claus , The Movie - from the team who made the Superman films, an interpretation of the legend of Santa Claus, starring Dudley Moore and John Lithgow.
White Nights - the publicity campaign for a film has many facets. The release of a pop single can be very important in the lead-up to a film's opening. Taylor Hackford , director of White Nights, works with Phil Collins on the making of the pop video of 'Separate lives', one of the songs featured in the film. Director BRUCE THOMPSON Producer JANE LUSH


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Santa Claus
Unknown: Dudley Moore
Unknown: John Lithgow.
Unknown: Taylor Hackford
Unknown: Phil Collins
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
2: The Psychiatric Department A district general hospital servicing a quarter of a million people handles all mental illness referrals. It has 130 beds in Psychiatry and the average stay is four weeks. Research GILL GREENE
0 INFO: page 93


Unknown: Dr Alan Maryon-Davis
Producer: David Cordingley

: The Rock Gospel Show

Presented by Sheila Walsh
In the studio, from America, is award-winning singer-songwriter Michael Card ; and also a new song from Sal Solo and the London
Community Gospel Choir. On film from California is America's top rock gospel group, Petra.
Designer PAUL MUNTING Series producer JIM MURRAY (R)


Presented By: Sheila Walsh
Songwriter: Michael Card
Unknown: Sal Solo
Producer: Jim Murray

: Weather

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