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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, 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; 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

Mix up the ingredients, Stir them in a bowl ...
Presenter Sheelagh Gilbey Guest Simon Davies
Story: The Funny Peculiar Cakeby SONYA DANN


Presenter: Sheelagh Gilbey
Unknown: Simon Davies
Unknown: Sonya Dann

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles
12.55 Regional News
Weather News BILL GILES


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Pebble Mill at One

Today there's a look at the progress of Marc and Karen, the young couple featured in BBCl's real-life soap opera, The Marriage. As well as meeting the happy couple, Producer Desmond Wilcox talks about some of the problems involved in making the series. Also the Pebble Mill doctor, David Delvin , begins a new series on antenatal care.


Talks: Desmond Wilcox
Unknown: David Delvin

: Chock-a-Block

A See-Saw programme with Carol Leader (R)

: The Goode Kitchen

Do take-away pizzas take away too much of your housekeeping money?
Shirley Goode shows how you can make a pizza faster and cheaper than you can buy one and reveals the secret of her light pizza dough.
Jenny Day is young, out of work and keen to pick up
Shirley's money-saving tips. Join Jenny in The
Goode Kitchen and find out how you can eat better for less. Director GEORGE AUCKLAND Producer ERICA GRIFFITHS Book, £1.95 from booksellers


Unknown: Shirley Goode
Unknown: Goode Kitchen
Producer: Erica Griffiths

: The Parent Programme

with Francis Wilson and Miriam O'Reilly Post-Natal Depression
A look at the various ways that depression affects women with young children, and at the different sources of help available.
A Helpline is available from 2.30 pm until 7.0 pm on ol-[number removed]or, in Scotland. [number removed]


Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly

: Regional News

: Jimbo and the Jet Set: Jungle Jimbo

Written and created by PETER MADDOCKS


Unknown: Peter Maddocks
Unknown: Voices Peter Hawkins
Unknown: Susan Sheridan

: The Railway Children

Told by Jane Asher for Jackanory
Part 2 (R)


Unknown: E. Nesbit
Told By: Jane Asher

: Bananaman: The Battle of the Bridge

Written by BERNIE KAY Music by DAVE COOKE
Produced and directed by TERRY WARD


Unknown: Bill Oddie
Written By: Bernie Kay
Music By: Dave Cooke
Directed By: Terry Ward

: The Really Wild Show

with Terry Nutkins Nick Davies and Chris Packham
How high does a flea jump? What's the smelliest animal in the world? And what's the fastest bird in the world?
Terry arms himself with fleas and tape-measure to answer the first question.
Nick subjects some studio volunteers to a lot of horrible smells to answer the second. And Chris uses a police radar gun to measure the speed of the world's fastest bird - and it's British!
Producer MIKE BEYNON BBC Bristol


Unknown: Terry Nutkins
Unknown: Nick Davies
Unknown: Chris Packham

: Grange Hill

A series of 24 programmes Episode 9 by SARAH DANIELS
Ziggy and Robbie set out to get their revenge on Imelda - with unfortunate results. Jackie suspects Zammo is seeing another girl and follows him out of school to find out.
Associate producer DAVID LEONARD Costume SHARON LEWIS
(For cast see Friday page 68)


Unknown: Sarah Daniels
Producer: David Leonard
Producer: Costume Sharon Lewis
Unknown: Christina Baker
Producer: Ronald Smedley
Director: Margie Barbour

: Fax!

Another edition of the fun information programme when Bill Oddie , Wendy Leavesley and 'Mr Trivia' Billy Butler answer more questions which have been sent in by viewers who want to settle an office dispute, silence the pub bore - or just satisfy an intense curiosity! The Faxline for comments and questions is: [number removed]
Studio director PAUL COLBERT Producer ALAN WALSH BBC Manchester


Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Wendy Leavesley
Unknown: Billy Butler
Designer: Ray Langhorn
Director: Paul Colbert
Producer: Alan Walsh

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell 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

: Holiday 86

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore
A safari holiday in Africa has all the ingredients of high adventure - spectacular scenery populated by magnificent wild animals. To encourage holiday-makers, have the tour companies had to 'tame' the safari scene? Tom Savage reports fror : Tanzania.
Not even its most ardent admirers would claim that
Venice in high summer is an ideal destination. The city is splendid enough - it's just overflowing with tourists.
So how about Venice out of season? John Carter sums up the autumn charms of Serenissima.
Fancy a stroll after breakfast? Say ten miles or so? If that's the case, Bill Buckley 's got just the holiday for you in his report from the Yorkshire
Dales. A walking holiday in the company of a qualified and knowledgeable guide.
In the studio, the latest news and comment to help you make your holiday decisions. Producer TOM SAVAGE


Introduced By: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Tom Savage
Unknown: John Carter
Unknown: Bill Buckley
Producer: Tom Savage

: EastEnders

by Jane Hollowood.
'I love you. If I was ever going to have a child..."
(For cast see Thursday page 60)
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Jane Hollowood
Title music: Simon May
Title music: Leslie Osborne
Designer: Keith Harris
Script editor: Tony Holland
Director: Mike Lloyd
Producer: Julia Smith

: One by One

A serial in 12 episodes based on the Zoo Vet books by DAVID TAYLOR
1:Blood, Toil, Tears and Spitby ANTHONY READ starring with and Eight years have passed.
Turner is now a full partner in the firm of Webb and Turner, and he is studying for his fellowship ...
Police sergeant ..FRANK JARVIS Produced by BILL SELLARS
Directed by MICHAEL E. BRIANT (R)


Unknown: David Taylor
Unknown: Anthony Read
Unknown: Frank Jarvis
Produced By: Bill Sellars
Directed By: Michael E. Briant
Donald Turner: Rob Heyland
Maurice Webb: Peter Jeffrey
Ben Bishop: Peter Gilmore
Paddy Reilly: James Ellis
Ethel Ledbetter: Sonia Graham
Arthur Carter: John Rolfe
Andy: David O'Hara
Jack Boyle: Gary Whelan
Dr Sue Morris: Sarah Berger
Mr White: Richard Beale
Cllr Martin: Ian Ives
Mrs Martin: Jean Heller
Ashton Martin: Warren O'Neill
Vivienne Martin: Zara O'Neill

: Points of View

Barry Took with your comments in the programme you help to write. With special guest calligrapher Donald Jackson , who will be selecting the winners in the handwriting competition.
Please send letters to Barry Took , Points of View, BBC Television Centre, London W12 8QT


Unknown: Barry Took
Unknown: Donald Jackson
Unknown: Barry Took

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and Andrew Harvey Regional News Weather News


Unknown: Julia Somerville
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: The Variety Club Awards

Terry Wogan with Ray Moore introduce the annual Variety Club of Great Britain's 's
Show Business Awards from the London Hilton on Park Lane
In the presence of celebrities and personalities from the entertainment and business world, Lord Delfont assisted by the Chief Barker, Harry Goodman present the awards reflecting outstanding performances of 1985. Among the awards being made are
BBCtv and ITV Personalities, Film and Stage Actress and Actor,
BBC and Independent Radio Personality,
The Recording Artist for 1985 and the premier award to the Show Business Personality for 1985.


Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Ray Moore
Unknown: Harry Goodman
Unknown: Peter Greenyer
Unknown: John Caulfield
Designer: Roger Harris
Producer: Ken Griffin

: Film 86

with Barry Norman
The Journey of Natty Gann - Walt Disney's newest film tells the story of a 14-year-old girl's search for her father in the American Depression of the 1930s.
Tomorrow sees the announcement of the Oscar nominations. Barry Norman speculates on the runners and riders.


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Natty Gann
Unknown: Barry Norman
Director: Bruce Thompson
Producer: Jane Lush

: The Sky at Night

Voyager to Uranus
The Voyager 2 probe by-passed the planet Uranus on 24 January. Though discovered in 1781, not much had been found out about Uranus - in many ways a mysterious world, with a strange axial tilt and a system of dark rings.
Patrick Moore is at the space headquarters in Pasadena for the encounter, and in this programme he is joined by the leading NASA experts to give the latest news and pictures of what Voyager 2 has to tell us about this mysterious green world.
Videotape editor DEREK ORMAN Producer PIETER MORPURGO


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Martin Matthewson
Unknown: Brian Strugnell
Editor: Derek Orman
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Nothing But the Best

An eight-part parents' guide to secondary education. 4: Exams - What's New?
In 1986 new courses of study will begin in preparation for the big changes in exams at 16, scheduled for 1988. GCE and CSE are to be replaced by GCSE. How will this affect what children study? How will ways of assessing their achievements work? How will their opportunities after school be affected? More generally, why do we have exams at 16 at all? Beverly Anderson investigates on behalf of parents. Producer JOHN BROOKE Director BARRY TOMALIN
For information pack, send a large sae (50p) to Nothing But the Best, [address removed]


Producer: John Brooke
Director: Barry Tomalin

: Weather

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