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: CeefaxAM

starts your day with news, sport, weather and travel - available to all viewers whether or not they have teletext sets.

: Breakfast Time

As you wave goodbye to 85, join Selina Scott and Mike Smith for the great Breakfast present 'swap'.
News on the hour and half hour read by Sue Carpenter
Weather with Francis Wilson at 6.57, 7.27, 7.57, 8.27, 8.57 Sport news at 7.20 and 8.20 Also this morning:
Lynn Faulds Wood has news and reports from the consumer unit;
Russell Grant starts the day with a guide to the stars; and lots of special features for younger viewers.

Contributors

Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Mike Smith
Read By: Sue Carpenter
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Lynn Faulds Wood

: The Littlest Hobo

The Trapper
Hobo outwits an animal trapper and rescues a puppy. (R)

: Why Don't You....

just switch off your TV set and go out and do something less boring instead?
The Cardiff gang kick off with a gangful of games, puzzles, tricks, makes, and more hilarious jokes.
Producer DAVID J. EVANS
Series producer PETER CHARLTON

Contributors

Producer: David J. Evans
Producer: Peter Charlton

: The Hunter

TV Set Terror
When the Fox turns into a telly-addict, New Yorkers are left in the dark.

: Play Chess

Bill Hartston advises young beginners on the role of the pawn on the chessboard, as well as offering a few tips to more experienced players.

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Hartston

: Paddington

Paddington and the Cold Snap by MICHAEL BOND
Narrated by Michael Hordern Music by HERBERT CHAPPELL Animated and directed by IVOR WOOD (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Bond
Unknown: Michael Hordern
Music By: Herbert Chappell
Directed By: Ivor Wood

: Play School

Snow! Snow!
Just look at the snow! Come out! Come out! Come out in the snow
Presenter Carol Leader
Guest lain Lauchlan
Story: Peterkin Meets a Star by EMILIE BOON

Contributors

Unknown: Emilie Boon

: The New Adventures of Wonder Woman

The Deadly Toys
The season of goodwill becomes open season on three scientists involved in a secret military project.
Wonder Woman investigates and discovers a mysterious toy-maker busy creating some very unusual presents. Written by ANNE COLUNS
Directed by Richard MODER (R)

Contributors

Written By: Anne Coluns
Directed By: Richard Moder
Wonder Woman/Diana Prince: Lynda Carter
Major Steve Trevor: Lyle Waggoner

: The Montreux Rock Festival

A second chance to see four programmes of highlights from the 1985 Montreux Rock Festival. Noel Edmonds talks to the groups backstage and introduces their performances. Starring
Bronski Beat , Bryan Ferry Frankie Goes To Hollywood Kool and the Gang The Pointer Sisters, Chris Rea, REO Speedwagon, Sting and Tears For Fears
(R) (Part two tomorrow 11.40am)

Contributors

Presenter: Noel Edmonds
Lighting director: Warwick Fielding
Production: Michael Hurll

: News

with Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles

Contributors

Unknown: Frances Coverdale

: Regional News

Weather News BILL GILES

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Giles

: Holiday Air 85

Chris Serle and Concorde Captain John Hutchinson joined a capacity crowd at
RAF Fairford last summer to witness some exacting flying. The displays ranged from the awesome SR71 Blackbird to the diminutive Cri Cris; and from the inverted helicopter flying of the Bolkow B0105 to the extraordinary refuelling of the King Jolly helicopter. The finale is a second chance to see the unique formation flying of the Red Arrows with Concorde.
Production RICK GARDNER (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: John Hutchinson
Unknown: Rick Gardner

: Little Misses and the Mister Men

A See-Saw programme (R)

: Treasure Island

starring
Robert Newton
Bobby Driscoll Basil Sydney
A host of characters from Robert Louis
Stevenson's great sea tale spring to life in WALT DISNEY'S colourful live-action entertainment. When the sinister Blind Pew visits the Admiral Benbow Inn to serve the 'black spot' on ex-Captain Billy Bones ,
Jim Hawkins finds he has possession of the secret map of Captain Flint's buried treasure. His friends, Squire Trelawney and Dr Livesey, charter a ship, but unknown to them Flint's old crew, led by peg-legged Long John, ha ve signed up for the voyage ...
Screenplay by LAWRENCE EDWARD WATKIN based on the novel by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON Produced by PERCE PEARCE Directed by BYRON HASKIN
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Contributors

Unknown: Robert Newton
Unknown: Bobby Driscoll
Unknown: Basil Sydney
Unknown: Robert Louis
Unknown: Admiral Benbow Inn
Unknown: Captain Billy Bones
Unknown: Jim Hawkins
Unknown: Lawrence Edward Watkin
Novel By: Robert Louis Stevenson
Produced By: Perce Pearce
Directed By: Byron Haskin
JimHawkins: Bobby Driscoll
Long John Silver: Robert Newton
Captain Smollett: Basil Sydney
Squire Trelawney: Walter Fitzgerald
Dr Livesey: Denis O'Dea
Capt Billy Bones: Finlay Currie
George Merry: Ralph Truman
Israel Hands: Geoffrey Keen
Ben Gunn: Geoffrey Wilkinson
Blind Pew: John Laurie
Black Dog: Francis de Wolff
Mr Arrow: David Davies
Redruth: John Gregson
Gray: Andrew Blackett
Morgan: William Devlin
Williams: Howard Douglas
Haggott: Harry Locke
Cady: Sam Kydd
Job: Stephen Jack
Scully: Harold Jamieson

: Tom and Jerry

A selection from the world-famous cartoon films starring
Tom the cat and a far-from-underdog mouse called
Jerry
3.47 Regional News

: Children's BBC: Caterpillar Trail

'Follow the trail to North Wales - what can you hear?'

Contributors

Presenter: Stuart Bradley
Producer: Penny Lloyd
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends: Attack of the Arachnoid

Spidey is attacked by a false Spider-Man, and even Fire-Star and Ice-Man don't know who is who.

: Alice Through the Looking Glass

A new cartoon of the second
Alice story by LEWIS CARROLL , first shown on Russian television. other voices by IESTYN GARLICK
LISABETH MILES
DILLWYN OWEN
OLWYN REES
Produced by E. DUBENKO

Contributors

Story By: Lewis Carroll
Voices By: Iestyn Garlick
Voices By: Lisabeth Miles
Voices By: Dillwyn Owen
Voices By: Olwyn Rees
Produced By: E. Dubenko
the voice of Lewis Carroll: Nigel Hawthorne
Alice: Tracey Childs

: Blue Peter Review of the Year

with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan
Goodbye 1985
The presenters' feet have hardly touched the ground this year! Janet's been up with the RAF Falcons, Simon's flown down Derby County's right wing, and Peter skated his way round a supermarket - on a collision course with the tinned peas!
Join the team as they look back at the year in which Simon found himself under the River Mersey, inside a boiler, and down the barrel of Mons Meg, a 15th-century cannon; when Janet tackled the biggest monolith in the world and almost passed out, and when viewers voted for Peter to cut his hair!
In the year of Halley's Comet, the stars came to the Blue Peter studio - Elton John, Stephanie Lawrence and Bob Geldof among them - not forgetting the biggest star of all... Lucy Francis Duncan, who made her TV debut when she was just eight hours old.
(Subtitles)

Contributors

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

: News

with Frances Coverdale Weather News

Contributors

Unknown: Frances Coverdale

: The World's Strongest Man

For the Daf Trucks Trophy Introduced by Archie Macpherson from Cascais in Portugal
Eight of the most powerful men in the world, whose combined bodyweight totals over one ton ten stone, compete in a spectacular contest of sheer brute strength, stamina and character. The competitors -
From the USA:
Rick 'Grizzly'Brown, 26 stone. The giant with the personality to match! From Iceland:
Jon-Pall Sigmarsson , 21 stone. Charismatic, fiercely patriotic, and the reigning title holder.
From Great Britain:
Geoff Capes , 25 stone.
Superb athlete, supreme strategist - Sigmarsson's greatest threat. From Holland:
Cees De Vreugd, 221 stone. A butcher by trade and the world superheavyweight power-lifting champion. From Canada:
Tom Magee , 19½ stone.
'Mr British Columbia' in bodybuilding 1984 - now a professional wrestler. From Finland:
Roger Ekstrom , 20 stone.
One of Scandinavia's finest lifters, who works at a school for mentally handicapped. From the USA:
George Hechter , 24 stone. The likeable man from
Baltimore is the senior US national power-lifting champion.
From France:
Jean-Pierre Brulois , 171 stone. Four times French power-lifting champion and, in a field of giants, the lightest man. Produced in association with TRANS WORLD INTERNATIONAL and RADIO TELEVISAO PORTUGUESA BBC production team:
Videotape editor JOHN PAROUSSI Production assistants
LESLEY TAYLOR. STEVE MORRIS Producer SIMON BETTS

Contributors

Introduced By: Archie MacPherson
Unknown: Jon-Pall Sigmarsson
Unknown: Geoff Capes
Unknown: Tom Magee
Unknown: Roger Ekstrom
Unknown: George Hechter
Unknown: Jean-Pierre Brulois
Editor: John Paroussi
Unknown: Lesley Taylor.
Unknown: Steve Morris
Producer: Simon Betts

: The Black Stallion

FRANCIS COPPOLA 'S presentation of the classic children's story by WALTER FARLEY starring
Mickey Rooney
Kelly Reno , Teri Garr
194b: 'fhe only survivors of a ship which sinks off north Africa are Alec, a young American boy, and a beautiful, headstrong Arab stallion. They are shipwrecked on a desolate island where Alec succeeds in taming and riding 'the Black'. After the two are rescued and return to New York, the horse is kept in a cramped back yard. Restless and unhappy, he escapes with Alec in hot pursuit....
Screenplay by MELISSA MATHISON JEANNE ROSENBURG and WILLIAM D. WITLIFF. Produced by FRED ROOS , TOM STERNBERG
Directed by CARROLL BALLARD
(First showing on British television)
0 FILMS: page 27
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Contributors

Unknown: Francis Coppola
Story By: Walter Farley
Unknown: Mickey Rooney
Unknown: Kelly Reno
Unknown: Teri Garr
Unknown: Melissa Mathison
Unknown: Jeanne Rosenburg
Unknown: William D. Witliff.
Produced By: Fred Roos
Produced By: Tom Sternberg
Directed By: Carroll Ballard
Alec Ramsey: Kelly Reno
Henry Dailey: Mickey Rooney
Alec's mother: Teri Garr
Snoe: Clarence Muse
Alec's father: Hoyt Axton
Jim Neville: Michael Higgins
Jake: Ed McNamara
Arab: Dogmi Larbi
Jockeys: John Burton
Jockeys: John Buchanan
Becky: Kristen Vigard
Black Stallion: Cassolé

: News

with Frances Coverdale Weather News

Contributors

Unknown: Frances Coverdale

: Yes Minister

Party Games written by ANTONY JAY and JONATHAN LYNN starring Paul Eddington Nigel Hawthorne with Derek Fowlds
The seasonal festivities at the Ministry of Administrative
Affairs are overshadowed by rumours of a Cabinet shuffle.
LUDOVIC KENNEDY as himself With LAURA CALLAND
ROGER DAVIDSON , DAVID HOWEY
BERNARD LOSH. ROGER OSTIME
JOHN PENNINGTON
MARTYN READ . REX ROBINSON Designer ROCHELLE SELWYN Produced and directed by PETER WHITMORE
(New series begins next week)
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Contributors

Written By: Antony Jay
Written By: Jonathan Lynn
Unknown: Paul Eddington
Unknown: Nigel Hawthorne
Unknown: Derek Fowlds
Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown: Laura Calland
Unknown: Roger Davidson
Unknown: David Howey
Unknown: Bernard Losh.
Unknown: Roger Ostime
Unknown: John Pennington
Unknown: Martyn Read
Unknown: Rex Robinson
Designer: Rochelle Selwyn
Directed By: Peter Whitmore
Jim Hacker: Paul Eddington
Humphrey: Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard: Derek Fowlds
Sir Arnold: John Nettleton
Chief Whip: James Grout
Chancellor: Peter Jeffrey
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs: Philip Stone
Annie: Diana Hoddinott
Maurice: André Maranne
Policemen: Anthony Pedley
Policemen: David Warwick

: Silas Marner

(The Weaver of Raveloe) by GEORGE ELIOT Screenplay by LOUIS MARKS and GILES FOSTER starring
Ben Kingsley Jenny Agutter Patrick Ryecart
George Eliot 's much-loved story of the lonely outcast weaver whose life changes dramatically one winter night when a small child wanders into his deserted cottage.
Music by CARL DAVIS Designer GERRY SCOTT Film editor ROBIN SALES
Costume ANUSHIA NIERADZIK Photography NAT CROSBY
Script editor STUART GRIFFITHS Producer LOUIS MARKS Director GILES FOSTER
0 FEATURE: page 149
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Contributors

Unknown: George Eliot
Play By: Louis Marks
Unknown: Giles Foster
Unknown: Ben Kingsley
Unknown: Jenny Agutter
Unknown: Patrick Ryecart
Unknown: George Eliot
Music By: Carl Davis
Designer: Gerry Scott
Editor: Stuart Griffiths
Director: Giles Foster
Silas Marner: Ben Kingsley
Senior Chapel Elder: Oscar Quitak
Sarah: Natalie Ogle
William Dane: Paul Copley
Nancy Lammeter: Jenny Agutter
Bob Dowlas: Nick Brimble
Ben Winthrop: Robert Putt
Dolly Winthrop: Rosemary Martin
Young Aaron: Guy Keith Miller
Jem Rodney: Jim Broadbent
Mr Snell: Tony Caunter
Mr Macey: Michael Bilton
Dunstan Cass: Jonathan Coy
Matthews: Roy Evans
Squire Cass: Freddie Jones
Godfrey Cass: Patrick Ryecart
Bryce: Kenneth MacDonald
Keating: Chris Langham
Molly: Angela Pleasence
Baby Eppie: Elizabeth Hoyle
Mr Lammeter: Frederick Treves
Mrs Crackenthorpe: Rosamund Greenwood
Mrs Kimble: Jane Freeman
Solomon, the fiddler: Johnnie van Derrick
The Rev Crackenthorpe: Donald Eccles
Dr Kimble: Edward Jewesbury
Little Eppie: Melinda Whiting
Eppie Marner: Patsy Kensit
Aaron: Winthrop Billyfellows

: Hitchcock: I Confess

The last in a series of films for the festive season from the master of suspense.
Tonight starring
Montgomery Clift Anne Baxter witn Karl Malden
Brian Aherne
After the brutal murder of a Quebec lawyer, young Fr Michael finds himself under suspicion. Only the sanctity of the confessional prevents him from revealing the real murderer's identity.
Screenplay by GEORGE TABORI and WILLIAM ARCHIBALD
From a play by PAUL ANTHELME Directed by ALFRED HITCHCOCK
0 FILMS: page 27

Contributors

Unknown: Montgomery Clift
Unknown: Anne Baxter
Unknown: Karl Maiden
Unknown: Brian Aherne
Unknown: George Tabori
Unknown: William Archibald
Play By: Paul Anthelme
Directed By: Alfred Hitchcock
Michael: Montgomery Clift
Ruth: Anne Baxter
Larrue: Karl Malden
Robertson: Brian Aherne
Keller o: E Hasse
Grandfort: Roger Dann
Mrs Keller: Dolly Haas
Fr Millais: Charles André
Murphy: Judson Pratt
Vilette: Ovila Legare
Fr Benoit: Gilles Pelletier

: Weather









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