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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
Including this morning:
The Top 20 - a look at the latest pop charts at 7.32 with Steve Blacknell ;
Beverly Alt presents this week's fashion tips; Ask Alison - Alison Mitchell
Presents her weekly money advice and takes your calls on [number removed].

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Steve Blacknell
Unknown: Alison Mitchell

: Play School

Get the picture - what do you see?
How do you know what it's meant to be?
Presenter Fred Harris Guest Sarah Lenton
Story: The Singing Bird by BARBARA RESCH (R)

Contributors

Presenter: Fred Harris
Presenter: Guest Sarah Lenton
Unknown: Barbara Resch

: Gharbar

Alcoholism is a disease that can wreck the lives of its victims and create horrendous problems for their families.
Dr Krishna Sen , a GP, and social worker
Meena Randhawa , talk to Surinder Kochar about the support now available to help families cope.
Pandit Brij Bhusan Kabra talks to Krishan Gould about his music and plays Raag Bhairvi on the guitar. An Asian Unit presentation BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown: Dr Krishna Sen
Unknown: Meena Randhawa
Unknown: Surinder Kochar
Talks: Pandit Brij Bhusan Kabra
Unknown: Krishan Gould
Unknown: Raag Bhairvi

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale News Headlines with subtitles

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Regional News

Weather News BILL GILES

: Pebble Mill at One

with Paul Coia Marian Foster and Magnus Magnusson Today, Pebble Mill's fish cook, Sue Hicks is taking stock - looking at classic dishes which use a good fish stock. And fashion expert, Jane Lomas of the Northern Echo, meets
Jennifer Rosenberg , a woman who has become the head of one of Britain's largest clothing companies.

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Sue Hicks
Unknown: Jane Lomas
Unknown: Jennifer Rosenberg

: Bagpuss

A See-Saw programme (R)

: International Football

Introduced by Jimmy Hill Israel v England
Live coverage of the whole of this afternoon's match in Tel Aviv, the first meeting at this level between the two countries. For those on the fringe of the England team, there's a chance to stake a last-minute claim for a place in Mexico this summer.
Former England favourite TREVOR BROOKING , and Sunderland manager
LAWRIE MCMENEMY , Will be adding their views, and the commentator is BARRY DA VIES.
TV presentation ISRAELI TV SERVICE Editor JOHN ROWLINSON

Contributors

Introduced By: Jimmy Hill
Unknown: Trevor Brooking
Unknown: Lawrie McMenemy
Editor: John Rowlinson

: Driving Force

The Sealink British Ferries Challenge
Presented by Mike Smith and Stirling Moss from Lydden Hill and West Mailing
Famous personalities are teamed with professional drivers to race a variety of vehicles and to complete a trials car circuit. Actor Oliver Tobias joins rally driver Roger Clark.
Tom O'Connor becomes
Britain's fastest comedian with the help of John Watson. Sarah Kennedy is with Grand Prix champion James Hunt. Pink Floyd's Nick Mason has driven in the Le Mans 24 hours race and now joins world landspeed record-holder Richard Noble.
Television production
PETER HYLTON CLEAVER
(Televised in association with MG productions) (R)

Contributors

Presented By: Mike Smith
Presented By: Stirling Moss
Unknown: Lydden Hill
Unknown: Oliver Tobias
Unknown: Roger Clark.
Unknown: Tom O'Connor
Unknown: John Watson.
Unknown: Sarah Kennedy
Unknown: James Hunt.
Unknown: Nick Mason
Unknown: Richard Noble.
Unknown: Peter Hylton Cleaver

: Tom and Jerry: The Midnight Snack

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

: First Class

The Video Quiz
This week the semi-finals, Tonight
Wales against Scotland - Eirias High against Paisley Grammar
Debbie Greenwood finds out who are the video victors, and who are the vanquished, in this knock-out tournament to seek out Britain's First Class of 1986. Designer JIM LONGMU1R Director JUSTIN C. ADAMS Producer CHARLES NAIRN BBC Scotland

Contributors

Unknown: Paisley Grammar
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Designer: Jim Longmu1r
Director: Justin C. Adams

: Six O'Clock News

Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey present the latest pictures, stories and events of the day from Britain and around the world followed by Weather News

Contributors

Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Regional news magazines

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

Contributors

Unknown: Look East Look North

: Wogan

A veritable galaxy of hundreds of stars, thousands of people in the theatre, millions of viewers. That was the first year. What will happen in the second?

: No Place Like Home

by JON WATKINS starring
William Gaunt and Patrica Garwood
The continuing saga of a happy family and their unrelated relatives with an unexpected ending.
Designer PAUL ALLEN
Produced and directed by ROBIN NASH
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: Jon Watkins
Unknown: William Gaunt
Unknown: Patrica Garwood
Designer: Paul Allen
Directed By: Robin Nash
Arthur Crabtree: William Gaunt
Beryl Crabtree: Patricia Garwood
Vera Botting: Marcia Warren
Trevor Botting: Michael Sharvell-Martin
Raymond Codd: Daniel Hill
Lorraine Codd: Beverley Adams
George Codd: Ivor Danvers
Elsie: Liz Crowther
Eva: Eva Lohman
Irene: Cindy O'Callaghan
Nadia: Erica Lynley
Nigel Crabtree: Martin Clunes

: The Colbys

starring
A House Divided
Adam Carrington 's presence triggers terror and confusion in Fallon after she returns to the Colby Mansion. Bliss's lover Sean finds himself ensnared in a personal vendetta, and Sable's evil scheme makes Constance fearful that she may be losing control.
Written by FRANK FURINO Directed by DON MEDFORD
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: Adam Carrington
Written By: Frank Furino
Directed By: Don Medford
Jason Colby: Charlton Heston
Constance Colby: Barbara Stanwyck
Jeff Colby: John James
Francesca: Katharine Ross
Fallon: Emma Samms
Miles: Maxwell Caulfield
Sable: Stephanie Beacham
Monica: Tracy Scoggins
Hutch: Joseph Campanella
Bliss: Claire Yarlett
Zack Powers: Ricardo Montalban
Adam: Gordon Thomson
Dr Parris: Ray Stricklyn
Sean McAllister: Charles van Eman

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and John Humphrys Regional News
Weather News

: Q.E.D.

Sight for Sara
It seemed like a perfectly normal birth: Mary and Gordon [text removed] never suspected anything was wrong with their first baby, Sara. The frequent rolling of her eyes was put down to wind; so it was three and a half months before they learned that Sara was blind, with cataracts in both eyes.
Q.E.D.'s cameras followed the Bryces for four tense months as doctors and family struggled to rescue Sara from her world of darkness.
Producer VIVIENNE KING Series editor DAVID FILKIN
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES
* INFO: page 93

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Bryce
Editor: David Filkin

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Steve Rider featuring tonight
International Football
England face Israel for the first time in a full international, as BOBBY ROBSON continues to search for the right blend in his team for the World Cup finals.
Action from today's game in Tel Aviv, plus highlights of NORTHERN IRELAND'S match with FRANCE - a tough assignment for the Irish against the European Champions.
Commentators BARRY DAVIES and JOHN MOTSON
The Man Who Makes Champions
Terry Lawless is the man who has brough Frank Bruno to the brink of a world title shot. Victory in next week's heavyweight contest against
Gerrie Coetzee could pave the way to Bruno becoming world champion - the fifth Lawless boxer to do so. Tonight Lawless talks frankly to Harry Carpenter about Bruno and his previous champions - John H. Stracey , Maurice Hope , Jim Watt and Charlie Magri.
Plus news of the final day's cricket in the First Test in Jamaica.
Television presentation: Football ISRAELI and FRENCH TV SERVICES
Boxing MARTIN WEBSTER Producer ROGER MOODY Editor JOHN ROWLINSON
Videos: Harry Carpenter 's
Videobook of Sport: BBCV/B 5019 The Best of Wimbledon 2: BBCV/B 5025
Play Golf with Peter Alliss : BBCV/B 1004, from retailers

Contributors

Introduced By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Bobby Robson
Commentators: Barry Davies
Commentators: John Motson
Unknown: Terry Lawless
Unknown: Frank Bruno
Unknown: Gerrie Coetzee
Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: John H. Stracey
Unknown: Maurice Hope
Unknown: Jim Watt
Unknown: Charlie Magri.
Producer: Roger Moody
Editor: John Rowlinson
Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Peter Alliss

: UK Dance Championships 86

from the Bournemouth International Centre Ray Moore introduces the first of two programmes featuring the finalists of the United Kingdom Dance
Championships 1986.
Tonight some of the best couples in the world compete for the Professional Modem and Amateur Latin American titles. Professional assessment of the competition from ex-World Champion RICHARD GLEAVE Music
ROSS MITCHELL AND HIS BAND Sound JOHN CAULFIELD Lighting JOHN WIGGINS Producer KEN GRIFFIN
(Event organised by BADA. A Mecca Leisure promotion in association with the Bottlers of Coca-Cola)
Records: Come Dancing: REH/ZCR 388 Ted Heath at the BBC: REH/ZCR 483 Sydney Thompson at the Radio 2
Ballroom: REH/ZCR 341, from retailers

Contributors

Introduces: Ray Moore
Unknown: Richard Gleave
Unknown: Ross Mitchell
Unknown: John Caulfield
Unknown: John Wiggins
Producer: Ken Griffin
Unknown: Ted Heath
Unknown: Sydney Thompson

: Weather









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