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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Debbie Greenwood
News on the hour and half hour read by Sue Carpenter
Weather at 6.55, 7.25, 7.55,
8.25, 8.55
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 This morning's papers reviewed at 8.37
Including this morning:
Zoe's View - Breakfast Time's teenage correspondent Zoe
Brown files her latest report; and Richard Smith takes your medical calls on [number removed]


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Read By: Sue Carpenter
Unknown: Richard Smith

: Play School

Monsters are hard to hide but some geckos, which look like miniature dinosaurs, show how they can disappear - and reappear - in 'the octopus's garden!'
Presenters Ben Thomas and Carol Chell
Story: Dragon for Breakfast by EUNICE AND


Presenters: Ben Thomas
Presenters: Carol Chell
Unknown: Nigel McMullen

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: News Headlines

: Regional News


: Pebble Mill at One

Jill Crawshaw ends her series on holidays in Britain with a visit to a beautiful, but little known area - the Scottish Borders.
And Peter Seabrook takes another look at the Stoke Garden Festival.


Unknown: Jill Crawshaw
Unknown: Peter Seabrook

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme
When the sea's in, the boats are out - and that's what it's all about!
With Carol Chell and Don Spencer
Musical director RICHARD BROWN Directed and produced by CHRISTINE HEWITT Executive producer


Unknown: Carol Cheu
Unknown: Don Spencer
Director: Richard Brown
Produced By: Christine Hewitt
Unknown: Cynthia Felgate

: Regional News

: T.T.V.

Tea-time Television
Scragtag isn't feeling too well this week, but he's been keeping himself busy doing a jigsaw puzzle. He's also got T. T. V. to look forward to with another episode of Gurgle Eek and pop music on Top of the Mops. Scragtag's assistant Marcus Kimber
Anna Nouncer Juliet Prague Story: Gurgle and the Burglars
Written and illustrated by ROBIN KINGSLAND
Assistant producer ALISON STEWART Producer ROY MILANI Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE


Unknown: Marcus Kimber
Unknown: Anna Nouncer
Illustrated By: Robin Kingsland
Music By: Michael Omer
Producer: Alison Stewart
Producer: Roy Milani
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: SuperTed

SuperTed and his friend Spottyman are always on the alert when the evil Texas Pete is around.... SuperTed and the Pearl-fishers
Texas Pete tries to steal pearls from the South Sea
Islanders but SuperTed gets them back.
Produced by MIKE YOUNG
Directed by DAVE EDWARDS (R)


Produced By: Mike Young
Directed By: Dave Edwards

: The Circus of Adventure

Told by Joanna Monro for Jackanory
Today: A Daring Plan


Unknown: Enid Blyton
Told By: Joanna Monro

: Ulysses 31: The Hidden Truth

A cartoon space adventure
Ulysses and the children try to discover if good King Nereus is still alive, in the hope of restoring him to his planet, but they are caught by Shark-men from the Trident spaceships of Poseidon.

: Newsround

with Roger Finn


Unknown: Roger Finn

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan

See How They Grow!

Goldie's eight pups have their eyes open now and, at four and a half weeks old, they're a very lively bunch. Catch up with their progress and see if you can think of some good ideas for their names.



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

: Celebrity First Class

The Video Quiz
Three stars from Grange Hill - Zammo, Fay and Gonch - face the First Class champions in a final challenge match. Who'll emerge as the video victors? Join Debbie Greenwood to find out.


Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Zammo: Lee MacDonald
Fay: Alison Bettles
Gonch: John Holmes

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Andrew Harvey followed by Weather News


Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Top of the Pops

Presenting hits and videos from the Top 40.
Introduced by Gary Davies and Dixie Peach.


Presenter: Gary Davies
Presenter: Dixie Peach
Sound: Neil Sadwick
Lighting: Clive Thomas
Designer: Paul Joel
Production: Michael Hurll

: EastEnders

by Bill Lyons.
'No law against a bloke visiting his own wife, is there, Dot?'
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Bill Lyons
Director: Matthew Robinson
Angie Watts: Anita Dobson
Den Watts: Leslie Grantham
Jan Hammond: Jane How
Sharon Watts: Letitia Dean
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Charlie Cotton: Christopher Hancock
Ethel Skinner: Gretchen Franklin
Andy O'Brien: Ross Davidson
Debbie Wilkins: Shirley Cheriton
Det Sgt Quick: Douglas Fielding
Naima Jeffery: Shreela Ghosh
Brad Williams: Jonathan Stratt
Pauline Fowler: Wendy Richard
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Michelle Fowler: Susan Tully
Lou Beale: Anna Wing
Simon Wicks: Nick Berry
Mary Smith: Linda Davidson
Kelvin Carpenter: Paul J. Medford
Tony Carpenter: Oscar James
Pet shop assistant: Joanne Brookes
Ambulance man: Andrew Fettes
Ambulance woman: Gabrielle Cowburn
Nurse: Isabel Lansdale

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: Life before Dot 25 October 2015

: Tomorrow's World

with Maggie Philbin , Howard Stableford , Judith Hann and Peter Macann , bringing you the new and fantastic from the world of science.
This week: from biodegradable oil to quiet jet engines, Tomorrow's World surveys the winners in this year's Pollution Abatement Technology Award. Producers


Unknown: Maggie Philbin
Unknown: Howard Stableford
Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Peter MacAnn
Unknown: Martin Preeth.
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.
Their guests this week are, by popular request, all great names from the past. There's footballer George Best, the Manchester United and Northern Ireland legend; from Wales, there's
Lynn Davies - the only athlete ever to win the Olympic, European and Commonwealth long jump titles; from Rugby Union, Steve Smith , England's most-capped scrum-half; and motorcyclist Barry Sheene , twice World Champion.
David Coleman questions their knowledge of the faces, facts, and feats. Director JOHN TAIT
Producer MIKE ADLEY BBC Manchester


Unknown: Emlyn Hughes
Unknown: Lynn Davies
Unknown: Steve Smith
Unknown: Barry Sheene
Unknown: David Coleman
Director: John Tait
Producer: Mike Adley

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and John Humphrys Regional News Weather News

: I Woke Up One Morning

The story of four drinking men starring Michael Angelis Peter Caffrey
Robert Gillespie Frederick Jaeger
Title music composed and performed by BILL LOVELADY and MITCH DALTON Designer STEPHEN TALBOT
Directed by GARETH ROWLANDS Produced by ROBIN NASH


Unknown: Michael Angelis
Unknown: Peter Caffrey
Unknown: Robert Gillespie
Unknown: Frederick Jaeger
Unknown: Bill Lovelady
Unknown: Mitch Dalton
Designer: Stephen Talbot
Directed By: Gareth Rowlands
Produced By: Robin Nash
Mrs Hamilton: Jean Boht
Taxi driver: Anthony Bailey
Male nurse: Tony McHale
Max: Michael Angelis
Rosa: Shirin Taylor
Colin: Barrie Gosney
Reg: Johnny Wade
Joey: David Shaw Parker
Zero: Robert Gillespie
Danny: Peter Caffrey
Irrelevant: Tim Potter
Sister May: Frances White
Derek: Frederick Jaeger
Naked man: David Hatton
Nursing officer: Barry McCarthy
Eddie: Jonathan Kydd
Isobel: Jennifer Daniel
Doris: Marcia Warren
Irrelevant's father: Arthur White

: 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. Director ANN MORLEY


Director: Ann Morley
Producer: Anna Carragher
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: Can You Avoid Cancer?

Five programmes on how to reduce your risks 2: Dicing with Life
If present trends continue, one in three children growing up will suffer from cancer at some time in their lives. Dr Michael O'Donnell looks at the biggest reliably identified cause of cancer in the western world today. Is it preventable?
What can be done? Film editor AL CELL
Producer ANNA JACKSON (R) Book, £2.95 from booksellers
The following related titles are also availabk from retailers:
Dealing with Drink, book £4.25
Taking the Strain. book S. 75, record and cassette REC/ZCM 407
So You Want to Stop Smoking, video BBCV/B 1018


Unknown: Dr Michael O'Donnell
Producer: Anna Jackson

: Late Night In Concert

Tom Petty
Highlights of a concert recorded at the Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles, including 'Don't come around here no more', 'American girl', 'Refugee' and 'Rock 'n' roll star'.
Introduced by Anne Nightingale Director JEFF STEIN
TV presentation TOM CORCORAN


Introduced By: Anne Nightingale
Director: Jeff Stein
Unknown: Tom Corcoran

: Weather

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