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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott Timetable:
News on the hour and half hour read by Sue Carpenter
Weather at 6.55, 7.25, 7.55,
8.25,8.55
With FRANCIS WILSON
News, weather and travel from local BBC studios at
6.57, 7.27, 7.57, 8.27
Sports news at 7.20 and 8.20 The morning's papers reviewed at 8.37
Including this morning:
Zoe's View - Breakfast Time's teenage correspondent
Zoe Brown files her latest report; Glynn Christian cooks up another early morning recipe; and Richard Smith takes your medical calls on his topic of the week on [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Bough
Read By: Sue Carpenter
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Zoe Brown
Unknown: Glynn Christian
Unknown: Richard Smith

: Play School

In a dark, dark house,
There was a dark, dark room Presenter Stuart Bradley Guest Sarah Long Story: In the Attic by HIAWYN ORAM Illustrated by SATOSHI KITAMURA (R)

Contributors

Presenter: Stuart Bradley
Unknown: Hiawyn Oram
Illustrated By: Satoshi Kitamura

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart
News Headlines with subtitles
12.55 Regional News
Weather News BILL GILES

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Pebble Mill at One in the Scillies

Leave Land's End and keep sailing and some 28 miles later you arrive at the last outpost of the Britain before
America, the Isles of Scilly.
Josephine Buchan and writer
Robin Page explore Britain s westernmost corner and find reminders of an England that disappeared half a century ago.

Contributors

Unknown: Josephine Buchan
Unknown: Robin Page

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme
In-out.... in-out ...and shake it all about! with Carol Chell and Don Spencer
Musical director PETER GOSLING Produced by CHRISTINE HEWITT Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE (R)
Songs from this series are available on BBC record and cassette REQZCM 557

Contributors

Unknown: Carol Cheu
Unknown: Don Spencer
Director: Peter Gosling
Produced By: Christine Hewitt
Unknown: Cynthia Felgate

: Regional News

: T.T.V.

Tea Time Television
Scragtag is finding it very chilly in the backyard today, but T T. V. helps to take his mind off the weather So come in from the cold and tune in to T.T.V. where there's a story from Peregrine Piecrust, a song from Top of the Mops and another set of brainteasers from Quizzicals. Scragtag's assistant Marcus Kimber
Anna Nouncer Juliet Prague Story: Hubble Bubble by DEBORAH SAVAGE
Read by Andrew Secombe Illustrated by CHRIS FORSEY Music by MICHAEL OMER Director ALISON STEWART Produced by ROY MILANI Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE

Contributors

Unknown: Marcus Kimber
Unknown: Anna Nouncer
Unknown: Deborah Savage
Read By: Andrew Secombe
Illustrated By: Chris Forsey
Music By: Michael Omer
Director: Alison Stewart
Produced By: Roy Milani
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: SuperTed: SuperTed and Mother Nature

Texas Pete discovers Mother Nature's own magic cloud and creates havoc until SuperTed comes to the rescue.

: George's Marvellous Medicine

by ROALD DAHL
Told by Rik Mayall for Jackanory
Today: The Pig, the Bullocks, the Sheep, the Pony and the Nanny-goat

Contributors

Unknown: Roald Dahl
Told By: Rik Mayall

: Ulysses 31: Secret of the Sphinx

A cartoon space adventure
Ulysses and the children land on the planet of pyramids where they meet the great winged sphinx. They can escape only if they can answer his riddles.

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan
Meet the unseen star of Boss Cat - the voice of the king of cartoon felines jets into the studio on a rare visit from the USA. Arnold Stang has been Boss Cat for 25 years - don't miss the secrets of his elastic larynx!
Assistant editor LEWIS BRONZE Editor BIDDY BAXTER
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Contributors

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

: First Class

The Video Quiz
A video arcade game, pop videos, sports videos, news videos - they're all ingredients in First Class.
Schools from all over Britain are represented by teams of three students, and Debbie Greenwood leads them through this knockout tournament to find the First Class of 1986. Will they be from Wiltshire, Wales, Dundee or Durham?
The winning school will get a microcomputer with disc-drive and monitor.

Contributors

Unknown: Debbie Greenwood

: Six O'Clock News

Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell present the latest pictures, stories and events of the day followed by Weather News

Contributors

Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: Top of the Pops

Presenting hits from the Top 40 and videos from the Top 10. Introduced by Mike Smith and Steve Wright Sound NEIL SADWICK
Lighting FRED WRIGHT Designer PAUL JOEL
Executive producer MICHAEL HURLL Production BRIAN WHITEHOUSE Top 40 on Ceefax page 264

Contributors

Introduced By: Mike Smith
Introduced By: Steve Wright
Unknown: Fred Wright
Designer: Paul Joel
Unknown: Brian Whitehouse

: EastEnders

by Peter Batt.
''..why don't you take a cold shower.... And then go down to the nick and tell the truth'.
(Ceefax Subtitles)

Contributors

Writer: Peter Batt
Director: Sue Butterworth

: Tomorrow's World

with Howard Stableford Judith Hann
Peter Macann and Maggie Philbin bringing you the new, fascinating and bizarre in the world of science - including the latest developments in the news This Week. Producers
MARTIN FREETH , CYNTHIA PAGE
MARTIN MORTIMORE , DANA PURVIS Studio director NIGEL FINNIS Editor RICHARD REISZ
Books, Tomorrow's World: Medicine, hardback £8.95. paperback £5.95 Tomorrow's World: Energy, hardback £8.95, paperback £5.95. from booksellers

Contributors

Unknown: Howard Stableford
Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Peter MacAnn
Unknown: Maggie Philbin
Unknown: Martin Freeth
Unknown: Cynthia Page
Unknown: Martin Mortimore
Director: Nigel Finnis
Editor: Richard Reisz

: A Question of Sport

Bill Beaumont and Emlyn Hughes captain two teams of sporting celebrities, including from soccer, the Watford and England striker,
John Barnes ; from athletics, one of the world's top javelin throwers, Fatima Whitbread ; cricket's Essex and England opening bat, Graham Gooch ; and from Canada, the 1980 World Snooker Champion, Cliff Thorburn.
David Coleman questions their knowledge of the faces, facts, and feats, reviving memories of the greatest - and the funniest - moments in sport.
Director PETER HAYWARD Producer MIKE ADLEY BBC Manchester
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Contributors

Unknown: Emlyn Hughes
Unknown: John Barnes
Unknown: Fatima Whitbread
Unknown: Graham Gooch
Unknown: Cliff Thorburn.
Unknown: David Coleman
Director: Peter Hayward
Producer: Mike Adley

: Nine O'Clock News

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

Contributors

Unknown: Julia Somerville
Unknown: John Humphrys

: Blackadder II: 1: Bells

A series of six programmes by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton
England 1560. The filthy genes of the Blackadder family have resurfaced in the melting pot of history.
Edmund, the bastard great, great grandson of the repulsive original is reasonably normal, then he meets Bob...
FEATURE: page 4

Contributors

Writer: Richard Curtis
Writer: Ben Elton
Designer: Anthony Thorpe
Director: Mandie Fletcher
Producer: John Lloyd
Edmund Blackadder: Rowan Atkinson
Lord Percy: Tim McInnerny
Baldrick: Tony Robinson
Queen Elizabeth I: Miranda Richardson
Lord Melchett: Stephen Fry
Nursie: Patsy Byrne
Kate: Gabrielle Glaister
Flashheart: Rik Mayall
Dr Leech: John Grillo
Kate's father: Edward Jewesbury
Wise woman: Barbara Miller
Young crone: Sadie Shimmin

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: Shakespearean Spin-Offs 24 April 2016

: Question Time

with Sir Robin Day
The weekly opportunity for the general public to pose the questions and debate the answers with those in power, those who seek it and those who influence events.
Tonight is the 200th Question Time and, to celebrate this anniversary occasion, around the table with Sir Robin Day this evening at the Greenwood Theatre in London are:
David Blunkett
Christine Ockrent
The Rt Hon David Owen , mp
The Rt Hon Norman Tebbit , mp Director ANTONIA CHARLTON Producer ANNA CARRAGHER Editor BARBARA MAXWELL

Contributors

Unknown: David Blunkett
Unknown: Christine Ockrent
Unknown: David Owen
Unknown: Norman Tebbit
Director: Antonia Charlton
Producer: Anna Carragher
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: Great Experiments

Six films about turning points in science, presented by Professor Heinz Wolff 1: Energy for Sale
Had it not been for one discovery, the First World War would probably have been over in a year. That same discovery caused the agricultural revolution of the 60s and 70s.
Film editor KEITH wilton
Produced by RON BLOOMFIELD (R)

Contributors

Presented By: Professor Heinz Wolff
Editor: Keith Wilton
Produced By: Ron Bloomfield

: Maestro

Tony Jacklin-Golfer
When Jacklin, the European team captain, walked up to receive the Ryder Cup last
October to fervently patriotic acclaim, his thoughts must have gone back to those glorious 12 months, a decade-and-a-half ago.
Jacklin's achievement in winning both the British and US Open Championships within a year placed him among a small but elite group of golfers - Harry Vardon ,
Bobby Jones , Gene Sarazen , Ben Hogan , Lee Trevino and Jack Nicklaus.
Tony Jacklin talks to Frank Keating in his Jersey home about those 12 months, and the ensuing wilderness years. Film editor GEOFFREY BOTTERILL Producer JEFF GODDARD

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Jacklin-Golfer
Unknown: Harry Vardon
Unknown: Bobby Jones
Unknown: Gene Sarazen
Unknown: Ben Hogan
Unknown: Lee Trevino
Unknown: Jack Nicklaus.
Talks: Tony Jacklin
Unknown: Frank Keating
Editor: Geoffrey Botterill

: Weather









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