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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Debbie Greenwood
As the BBC's annual Children in Need appeal gets underway, Joanna Lumley joins the team to unveil what's in store. 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 at
6.57, 7.27, 7.57, 8.27
Sports news at 7.20, 8.20 Including this morning:
Save Our Soccer -
Emlyn Hughes with more ways to improve the image of British football; Lynn Faulds Wood presents Danger Watch at
Glynn's Barrow - weekend shopping and price advice from Glynn Christian;
Alan Titchmarsh answers your weekend gardening queries on [number removed]. Plus Steve Blacknell with his round-up of pop news.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Unknown: Joanna Lumley
Read By: Sue Carpenter
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Emlyn Hughes
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Steve Blacknell

: Play School

Presenter Chloe Ashcroft Guest Ben Thomas
Story: The King Who Liked Jellies by JULIA MICHAELS
Musical director JONATHAN COHEN Musicians WILL HILL, PHIL TODD Graphics


Presenter: Chloe Ashcroft
Presenter: Guest Ben Thomas
Unknown: Julia Michaels
Director: Jonathan Cohen
Unknown: Phil Todd
Unknown: Christine Hewitt
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: News After Noon

with Frances Coverdale and Moira Stuart
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Regional News



Unknown: John Kettley

: Pebble Mill at One

with Magnus Magnusson
Marion Foster , Paul Coia and the Pebble Mill team who carry on with the fund-raising for the Children in Need appeal where Joanna Lumley left off at Breakfast Time.
Emlyn Hughes and snooker star Steve Davis are among the guests.


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Marion Foster
Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: Joanna Lumley
Unknown: Emlyn Hughes
Unknown: Steve Davis

: Trumpton: The Bill Poster

A See-Saw programme. (R)


Music: Freddie Phillips

: Regional News

: Children's BBC: Paddington: A Sticky Time



Writer: Michael Bond
Narrator: Michael Hordern
Music by: Herbert Chappell
Animated and directed by: Ivor Wood

: Count Me In

with Antony Johns
In this programme Antony 'has a go' at karate, but his hands and feet need a bit more practice at getting into the right shape!
Musical director ALLAN ROGERS Designer MICHAEL TREVOR Produced and directed by PIPPA DYSON


Director: Allan Rogers
Designer: Michael Trevor
Directed By: Pippa Dyson

: Yogi Bear

Oinks and Boinks Yogi and Boo Boo move house, only to find a big bad wolf is waiting. (R)


Unknown: Boinks Yogi

: Spy Trap

with Bill Homewood and Bill Pertwee
On the trail of this week's double agent are teams from Leamington Spa and South Croydon.
Who is Rorie McKapot and why does he do most of his spying at night? All will be revealed this afternoon.


Unknown: Bill Homewood
Unknown: Bill Pertwee
Unknown: Rorie McKapot

: The Family-Ness

The adventures of the Monster family of Loch Ness. Silly-ness and the Bubble Machine with the voices of SUSAN SHERIDAN , PETER HAWKINS Written and drawn by PETER MADDOCKS Music by ROGER AND GAVIN GREENAWAY (R)


Unknown: Susan Sheridan
Unknown: Peter Hawkins
Unknown: Peter Maddocks
Unknown: Gavin Greenaway

: Record Breakers

with Roy Castle Fiona Kennedy and Julian Farino
Julian takes to the high seas with a world record breaker, while Fiona has a guided tour of the world's most expensive miniature doll's house, and darts ace
Keith Deller sets his sights on a record that has stood for over 13 years.
Studio director SALLY FRASER Producer MICHAEL FORTE


Unknown: Roy Castle
Unknown: Fiona Kennedy
Unknown: Julian Farino
Unknown: Keith Deller
Director: Sally Fraser

: Grange Hill

Episode 10 by ROSEMARY MASON
There is a new pupil in El - Henry the mannequin - and he does nothing but make trouble for Gonch. (R)


Unknown: Rosemary Mason

: Masterteam

Presented by Angela Rippon The navy are on dry land tonight where Angela is the commander over a team from the Royal Naval College in Greenwich and a team from the Sunderland Quiz League.


Presented By: Angela Rippon

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: Children in Need

Terry Wogan introduces a live, star-studded evening of entertainment on BBC1.
Sue Cook presents reports from TV and radio stations around the country.
John Craven brings up-to-the-minute news of the appeal as the telephone pledges pour in. Last year over £2 million was raised and this money has now been distributed to help deprived or handicapped children throughout the UK. Every penny raised goes in direct help and tonight's programmes include reports on the wide variety of projects that have been helped thanks to your help last year.
Phone in with your pledge, make a donation, and join in the fun of this very special evening.
Feature: page 3

Star guests on BBC1 Ronnie Barker, Ronnie Corbett, Lenny Henry, Les Dawson, Keith Harris and Orville, Richard Clayderman, David Jason, Anna Carteret, Nickolas Grace, Paul Nicholas, Peter Powell, Gary Davies, David Hamilton, John Dunn, Gloria Hunniford, Joanna Lumley, Godley and Creme, Claannad, Five Star, June Whitfield, Chantal Cuer, Michael Wood, Patrick Moore, B.A. Robertson, Nina Ronald Aden and Sue Lloyd, Doc Cox, Don Estelle, Mark Curry, Stu Francis, Maggie Phillbin, Les Dennis and Dustin Gee, Leslie Crowther, Colin Baker, Vince Hill, Bob Carolgees and Spit. The casts of: EastEnders, Hi-de-Hi and 'Allo 'Allo'


Presenter: Terry Wogan
Reporter: John Craven
Reporter: Sue Cook

: Blankety Blank

Starring Les Dawson as the host of the comedy quiz game everyone can play at home. Special guests this week are: Arthur English, Shirley Anne Field, Liz Fraser, Rolf Harris, Sue Lloyd

Produced in association with Mark Goodson and Talbot TV Ltd
(Ceefax subtitles)


Presenter: Les Dawson
Panellist: Arthur English
Panellist: Shirley Anne Field
Panellist: Liz Fraser
Panellist: Rolf Harris
Panellist: Sue LLoyd
Sound: Mike McCarthy
Designer: Martin Collins
Director: Tony Newman
Producer: Stanley Appel

: * Children in Need

Terry Wogan with more celebrity guests taking your calls and joining in the fun. Sue Cook brings you the latest total and looks at events in your area.
John Craven has news of your pledges as the appeal gains momentum.
For details of how you can help, and how Children in Need can help you: see page 87


Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: John Craven

: Nine O'Clock News

with John Humphrys and Andrew Harvey
Weekend Weather News JOHN KETTLEY


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: John Kettley

: Children in Need

Terry Wogan, Sue Cook and John Craven introduce the second part of this evening's entertainment on BBC1 with celebrities contributing to the fun and taking your telephone pledges.
All TV and radio stations throughout the country are on air to receive your pledges and bring reports on how the appeal is progressing. Watching in Europe?
Chris Serle is in the EEC studio to report on how cable viewers abroad are reacting to the appeal.


Presenter: Terry Wogan
Presenter: Sue Cook
Presenter: John Craven
Presenter: Chris Serle

: * Children of Courage

Esther Rantzen joins the team to bring some remarkable stories on film and in the studio of young people who have shown extraordinary courage and determination: 0 the brave Lancashire boy who lost both legs, aged 3. Now, aged 5, he's been through six pairs of artificial limbs and has an amazing turn of speed round the school gym
●the Surrey blind girl who rides bikes and horses and refuses to be anything but normal
0 the Essex boy who rescued his family just before the car blew up.


Unknown: Esther Rantzen

: Children in Need

The Pledges Pour In
Terry Wogan , Sue Cook and John Craven with more entertainment and the latest news from TV and radio stations from Stornoway to Jersey, Belfast to Brussels. As the phone-lines heat up, you the viewer take part in your programme.
Help Us Lick Them!
Last year EW,000 was raised from sales of the special Children in Need First Day Cover. Send cheque or PO for £3 to: [address removed]

11.55 The Last Lap
Joanna Lumley joins Terry Wogan and Sue Cook for the final part of the appeal. As midnight approaches, the pledging continues in a bid to beat last year's record Grand Total. Local Radio stations and regional TV stations vie with each other to get that little bit ahead; and it's the time of night when the fun all around the country takes on a spontaneous air of merriment.


Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Sue Cook
Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Joanna Lumley
Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Sue Cook

: * am Weather

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