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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, and is joined an hour or so later by Sally Hawkins for Advice Line phone-in; Titch's Pitch - join
Alan Titchmarsh in his garden; Glynn Christian cooks up some more recipe ideas.


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

: Play School

Carol Chell , lain Lauchlan Stuart Bradley
Story: Black Dolly by CHARLES KEEPING (R)


Unknown: Carol Chell
Unknown: Lauchlan Stuart Bradley

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Regional News

Weather News BILL GILES

: Pebble Mill at One

Dr David Delvin continues his series on heart disease;
Rosalind Runcie talks about her work with Crisis at
Christmas; flower arranger Howard Franklin displays a single bloom; and Chris Baines looks at the work of Greenpeace.


Unknown: Dr David Delvin
Talks: Rosalind Runcie
Unknown: Howard Franklin
Unknown: Chris Baines

: Mr Benn

A See-Saw programme (R)

: Championship Snooker

The Coral United Kingdom Championship
DENNIS TAYLOR should have driven down the road from Blackburn this morning, hoping to arrive on time to play either NEIL FOULDS or JOE JOHNSON.
TONY KNOWLES should have driven up the road from Bolton to play either DAVID TAYLOR or JOHN CAMPBELL.
DAVID VINE knows the way around the Guild Hall,
Preston, as he introduces the frames.


Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: Neil Foulds
Unknown: Joe Johnson.
Unknown: Tony Knowles
Unknown: David Taylor
Unknown: John Campbell.

: Regional News

: Children's BBC: Bertha: Bertha's Birthday Party

Bertha is busy making cuckoo clocks when Miss McClackerty discovers it's time for a birthday party.


Writer: Eric Charles
Narrator: Roy Kinnear

: SuperTed: SuperTed and the Magic Word: Part 2

A new series of adventures.
A large shape zooms across the sky; SuperTed and Spotty know that the magic word is no longer secret.

: Jonny Briggs: Part 6

by Valerie Georgeson A serial in 13 episodes from a story by Joan Eadington
Kites and rabbits don't have much in common - except for Jonny.


From a story by: Joan Eadington
Writer: Valerie Georgeson

: Spy Trap

with Bill Homewood and Bill Pertwee
Eight trainee agents attend the basic intelligence and fitness course at MAYLAGS - the Molesworth Academy for Lady and Gentlemen Spies! This week's teams are from Newcastle upon Tyne, and Tonbridge in Kent.
Have a pencil and paper handy if you want to try your hand at code-cracking. Designer suzy LAWRENCE 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 , Leni Harper
Teachers Caroline Bernstein David Coker
Creeps Michelle Freeman John Wadmore
Crawlers Robert Kenley Elizabeth Wenden
Watch this week's lesson in classroom credibility with the aid of some boomerang chalk. It's a hit again and again and again....
Director PHILLIPPAGILES Producer JUDY whttfield


Presented By: Gary Wilmot
Presented By: Leni Harper
Unknown: Caroline Bernstein
Unknown: David Coker
Unknown: Creeps Michelle Freeman
Unknown: John Wadmore
Unknown: Crawlers Robert Kenley
Unknown: Elizabeth Wenden

: Grange Hill

A series of 18 programmes Episode 11 by Rosemary Mason
The French still occupy Grange Hill. Julian wouldn't care if he never heard a bonjour or a bonsoir again. Gonch and Hollo hear all sorts of things from bugging the staffroom! (R)
(For cast see Friday at 5.5 pm)
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Rosemary Mason

: Masterteam

Presented by Angela Rippon The Twelfth Man, Middlesex and three ladies from Belfast take on the winning team in the knock-out competition.


Presented By: Angela Rippon

: Six O'Clock News

Sue Lawley and Andrew Harvey present the latest events of the day followed by Weather News


Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Regional news magazines

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

: Telly Addicts

Gran knows who played the piano for Muffin, Dad knows when Kenneth Kendall lost a tooth, Mum knows how Ernie Bishop died, and Junior looks it all up in his 'Funk and Wagnal'. But can they beat the Pains?
Tonight Noel Edmonds continues his search for the Telly Addict family of 1985. Production JOHN king, JUUET MAY BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall
Unknown: Ernie Bishop
Unknown: Noel Edmonds

: EastEnders

by Gerry Huxham.
'She's saying you're the one who's phoning her up. You're the one who's making dirty phone calls'.
(For cast see Thursday page 72)
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Gerry Huxham

: Hold the Back Page!

A ten-part series by ANDREW NICKOLDS and STAN HEY
3: Dark Horses
The paper's racing tipster, The Brigadier, takes Ken to visit the Hartley stable - where Ken is swept off his feet at meeting jockey Sally Hartley and agrees to buy a part share in a filly called Baloney.
Studio lighting PETER CATLETT Script editor JOANNA WILLETT Designer DACRE PUNT


Unknown: Sally Hartley
Music By: Gordon Giltrap
Unknown: Peter Catlett
Editor: Joanna Willett
Designer: Dacre Punt
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
The Brigadier: Anthony Smee
Sally Hartley: Suzan Crowley
Tommy Hartley: Shay Gorman
Greek waiter: Andreas Markos

: 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 John Humphrys present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad Weather News


Unknown: Julia Somerville
Unknown: John Humphrys

: Cagney and Lacey

The two first ladies of the New York Police Department
On the Street
A few months on, it's all change at the 14th Precinct. Mary Beth expects ... to continue with her duties, and Sergeant Cagney appears to be bitten by a new romance. Meanwhile, a shocking assault confronts the two detectives with the case of a desperately unhappy family, a vicious pimp and a rebellious young girl attempting to grow up too fast....


Unknown: Mary Beth
Written By: Cynthia Darnell
Directed By: Alexander Singer
Christine Cagney: Sharon Gless
Mary Beth Lacey: Tyne Daly
Lt Samuels: Al Waxman
Det Petrie: Carl Lumbly
Detlsbecki: Martin Kove
Sgt LaGuardia: Sidney Clute
Sgt Coleman: Harvey Atkin
Harvey Lacey: John Karlen
Stephanie: Kristy Swanson
Mrs Brandon: Pamela Dunlap
Lucero: Paul Mones
David Keeler: Stephen MacHt

: Film 85

with Barry Norman
The programme that keeps you in touch with the world of cinema.
The Goonies -
Steven Spielberg produces this adventure yarn involving a gang of children in their search for hidden treasure.
Turtle Diary -
Glenda Jackson and Ben Kingsley star in this romantic comedy about two people who share a common obsession about the turtles in London Zoo. Director BRUCE THOMPSON Producer JANE LUSH


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Steven Spielberg
Unknown: Glenda Jackson
Unknown: Ben Kingsley
Director: Bruce Thompson
Producer: Jane Lush

: Championship Snooker

The Coral United Kingdom Championship
According to the seedings, DENNIS TAYLOR and TONY KNOWLES should be serving up some attractive fare tonight, playing ten frames on separate tables.
DAVID VINE introduces highlights and the results of both matches taking place at the Guild Hall, Preston tonight.
JOHN VIRGO. JOHN SPENCER Television presentation
Executive producer NICK HUNTER


Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: Tony Knowles
Unknown: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Jack Karnehm
Unknown: Clive Everton
Unknown: Jim Meadowcroft
Unknown: John Virgo.
Unknown: Keith Phillips.
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: Weather

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