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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
Including this morning:
Month by Month features motoring with Sue Baker ; Denise Robertson and Sally Hawkins with their regular Advice Line phone-in; Alan Titchmarsh in his garden and Glynn Christian cooks up some more recipe ideas.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Sue Baker
Unknown: Denise Robertson
Unknown: Sally Hawkins
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Roland Rat's Easter Extravaganza

The rodent superstar continues his new career running Britain's newest and liveliest TV station.
Rat Timetable*

9.20 Lassie: Chase
Two thoughtless young men on noisy snowmobiles chase a deer but Lassie sees them and alerts the Forest Rangers just in time. (R)

9.45 Why Don't You...
just switch off your television set and go out and do something less boring instead?
Find out who is the Why Don't You..? Mastermind champion and discover the secrets of Blackpool rock.

10.15 Handles
by Jan Mark, told by Brian Cant for Jackanory
Today: Elsie's Kingdom (R)

10.30 Play School
Come on everybody, Have a celebration
Presenter Sheelagh Gilbey
Guests Ben Bazell, Saeed Jaffrey
Story: The Festival by PETER BONNICI (R)

* Subject to Roland watch


Author ("Jackanory"): Jan Mark
Storyteller ("Jackanory"): Brian Cant
Presenter ("Play School"): Sheelagh Gilbey
Guest ("Play School"): Ben Bazell
Guest ("Play School"): Saeed Jaffrey
Author of story ("Play School"): Peter Bonnici

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Sue Carpenter
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Regional News



Unknown: John Kettley

: Pebble Mill at One

with Magnus Magnusson ,
Marian Foster and Paul Coia
Today comedian Reg Varney is Ashley Jackson 's celebrity artist in the last of his current series; and astronomer Heather Couper is Seeing Stars when she returns with her monthly guide to what's up in the sky this April.


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: Reg Varney
Unknown: Ashley Jackson
Unknown: Heather Couper
Editor: Peter Hercombe

: Chock-a-Block

A See-Saw programme (R)

: Songs of Praise

from Bury St Edmunds

: Regional News

: Pigeon Street

Pigeon at Sea
Mr Macadoo, Mr Baskerville and 'Long Distance Clara' help a pigeon realise that it can't take to water like a duck or a gull. (R)

: Laurel and Hardy

What Fur

: Mrs Pepperpot

Told by Thora Hird for
Jackanory Mrs Pepperpot has an uneventful sort of life, doing the housework and the cooking, until the day when she suddenly shrinks to the size of a pepperpot ... Today: Little Old Mrs Pepperpot


Unknown: Alf Proysen
Told By: Thora Hird
Unknown: Jackanory Mrs Pepperpot
Unknown: Mrs Pepperpot

: Bananaman: Banana Junction

With the voices of TIM BROOKE-TAYLOR


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Jill Shilling

: Think it ... Do it!

Written and presented by Johnny Ball
Are you talented, artistic, creative? Johnny discovers these are just some of the job qualifications for an advertising copywriter.
A series in which Johnny explores the future possibilities of a variety of jobs from catering, highway construction to today's industry: advertising Also taking part: the children of GREAT LINFORD COUNTY
Graphics designer MIC ROLF Producer ANN REAY


Presented By: Johnny Ball
Unknown: Milton Keynes.
Music: Peter Gosling
Designer: Mic Rolf
Producer: Ann Reay
Director: Jane Tarleton

: Grange Hill

Episode 24 by DAVID ANGUS
Last in the present series
A nice summer's day, and it's time for Grange Hill's first great fun run. It's not supposed to be a race, but Banksie and Mr Kennedy have other ideas. This week's cast:
Production associate DAVID LEONARD Designer JOHN ASBRIDGE


Unknown: David Angus
Unknown: Mr Kennedy
Unknown: Phil Redmond
Unknown: David Leonard
Designer: John Asbridge
Producer: Ronald Smedley
Director: Margie Barbour
Mr Kennedy: Jeffery Kissoon
Mrs McClusky: Gwyneth Powell
Mr Baxter: Michael Cronin
Mr Bronson: Michael Sheard
Miss Booth: Karen Ford
Mr Griffiths: George A. Cooper
Mr Mackenzie: Nicholas Donnelly
Mrs Reagan: Lucinda Curtis
Miss Partridge: Karen Lewis
Mr Glover: Vincent Brimble
Jackie Wright: Melissa Wilks
Fay Lucas: Alison Bettles
Julie Marchant: Lisa York
Janet: Simone Nylander
Cheryl Webb: Amma Asante
Steven Banks: Tim Polley
Kevin: Mmoloki Chrystie
Roland: Erkan Mustafa
Laura: Fiona Mogridge
Julia Glover: Sara McGlasson
Louise: Alison McLaughun
Ant Jones: Ricky Simmonds
Danny: Jonathan Lambeth
Calley: Simone Hyams
Ronnie Birtles: Tina Mahon
Jane Bishop: Joann Kenny
Imelda Davis: Fleur Taylor
Helen Kelly: Ruth Carraway
Georgina: Samantha Lewis
Sharon Burton: Alison Etienne
Gonch Gardner: John Holmes
Hollo Holloway: Bradley Sheppard
Ziggy: George Wilson
Robbie Wright: John Alford
Trevor Cleaver: John Drummond
Vince Savage: Steve George
Simon Partridge: Daniel Carver

: It's Not Just Zammo

A Newsround/Drugwatch Special
A follow-up to Grange Hill's story of Zammo McGuire and his serious problem with drugs.
Presented by John Craven and Nick Ross
Grange Hill is just a story but the drugs problem is all too real. Most people don't mess around with them, but still need to know why and how to 'just say no' to drugs.
With members of the Grange Hill cast in the studio, and the launch of a brand new record they've made of the song 'Just say no'.
For a free fact sheet please send a sae to: [address removed]Helpline open from 5.35 until 9.0 pm [number removed](London)
[number removed](Scotland)
• INFO: page 77 and BACK PAGES: 86


Unknown: Grange Hill
Unknown: Zammo McGuire
Presented By: John Craven
Presented By: Nick Ross
Unknown: Grange Hill
Unknown: Grange Hill
Director: Steve Haggard
Producer: Eric Rowan

Blog posts that mention this programme:

Tales out of school: Grange Hill, 40 years on 7 February 2018
Tales out of school: Grange Hill, 40 years on 7 February 2018

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Frances Coverdale followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Frances Coverdale

: London Plus

Jeremy Paxman brings you tonight's headlines and tomorrow's talking points. The London Plus reporters are with the people making the news.
Plus sport with MICHAEL WALE and the stars and stories from the world of entertainment. Producer DAVE STANFORD Editor PHILIP HARDING


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Michael Wale
Editor: Philip Harding

: Holiday

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore
When jet aircraft appeared on the travel scene - especially the wide-bodied 'jumbos' - they signalled the end of the old trans-Atlantic liners, or so it seemed. But one at least survives to carry on the tradition. Cliff Michelmore reports on a travel experience which combines the luxury of the QE2 and the style of New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel.
There's more to Tunisia than the resorts of its
Mediterranean coastline.
There's the fascinating interior of the country and in particular the oasis resorts. Anne Gregg braved the rigours of the desert to report from Tozeur.
In the studio, advice and information to help you make the most of your holiday. Producer TOM SAVAGE


Introduced By: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Anne Gregg

: EastEnders

by Jane Hollowood.
'I don't want any more violence, Tony. Please, I couldn't bear it'.
(For cast see page 60)
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Jane Hollowood

: One by One

A serial in 12 episodes based on the Zoo Vet books by DAVID TAYLOR
9: Dangerous Practice by JOHNNY BYRNE starring with and A domestic cat has managed to infiltrate the lion enclosure and, unknown to anyone, has settled in the lion night house....
Produced by BILL SELLARS


Unknown: David Taylor
Unknown: Johnny Byrne
Produced By: Bill Sellars
Directed By: Michael E. Briant
Donald Turner: Rob Heyland
Ben Bishop: Peter Gilmore
Paddy Reilly: James Ellis
Ethel Ledbetter: Sonia Graham
Maggie Raymond: Heather James
Fred: David Sterne
Fritz Eppler: Jon Cartwright
Mr Williams: Aubrey Phillips
Mrs Chalmers: Margaret Wedlake
Vic Creed: Michael Cotterill
Doctor: David Rose

: Points of View

Barry Took with your comments in the programme you help to write.
Soaps - soporific or stupendous? Points of View lets you air your opinions. tomorrow at 8.45 pm)


Unknown: Barry Took

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Standing Up for Joe

'Joseph is coming out of a long sleep, like a hedgehog that's been in hibernation'.

This time last year, 5-year-old Joseph Horsley had been virtually written-off by his doctors. He was probably blind. He couldn't sit, talk or do anything for himself. Joseph is a spastic quadriplegic. His parents were told to have another baby if they wanted to enjoy the pleasures of parenthood. Now his doctors say he will walk and eventually talk. But they are not the same doctors. This remarkable transformation has taken place not in England, but behind the Iron Curtain - in Hungary - by a method known as Conductive Education. It is a system beyond the reach of Britain's 10,000 cerebral palsied.

This documentary film tells the story of the Horsley family's flight to Hungary, and their appeal to the Peto Institute to accept their son for treatment.


Subject: Joseph Horsley
Photography: Nigel Walters
Sound Recordist: Martyn Clift
Film Editor: Tony Heaven
Executive Producer: Roger Mills
Producer: Ann Paul

: Film 86

with Michael Parkinson
The programme that keeps you in touch with the world of cinema.
Absolute Beginners - a new
British musical set in Soho in the 50s.
Super-8 films may seem like a thing of the past in the video age but surprisingly there are a growing number of collectors who prefer to see their feature films in the old fashioned way. Film 86 reports.


Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Director: Bruce Thompson
Producer: Jane Lush

: Golf - The One Club Challenge

for the Epson Trophy
Can you play out of a bunker with a three iron? Can you putt out from 20 feet with a five iron?
Former Open Champion,
Severiano Ballesteros and Lee Trevino , can do just that and challenge some of the world's best players to beat them at their own game. Each player selects one club before the match and uses it for every shot. Today, over the Old Course at St Andrews,
Seve and Lee meet Britain's Nick Faldo and Japan's Isao Aoki.
Introduced by Peter Alliss Producer RICHARD TILLING Executive producer


Unknown: Severiano Ballesteros
Unknown: Lee Trevino
Unknown: Nick Faldo
Unknown: Isao Aoki.
Introduced By: Peter Alliss
Producer: Richard Tilling
Unknown: Harold Anderson.

: Weather

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