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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

A special extended edition celebrates the 60th birthday of Her Majesty The Queen.
Frank Bough , Selina Scott
Debbie Greenwood and Nick Ross present the programme from Windsor, Sandringham and outside Buckingham
Palace. With the help of former Prime Ministers and people from all walks of life who have met her, they present a portrait of the Queen as she is now and as she was when she ascended the throne 33 years ago. The team also assesses how the monarchy has changed over the years.
Breakfast Time joins with Britain and the 'Commonwealth in wishing Her Majesty a very happy birthday.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Unknown: Nick Ross

: Asian Magazine

with Ghazala Amin The Paisley pattern originated in 17th-century Kashmir shawls. It is again fashionable and an exhibition of Kashmiri shawls is now at the Commonwealth Institute. A preview of some exhibits and an interview with the organiser Ron Simpson.
J. G. Laya Group perform
'Jumpernaut', an innovative blend of piano and traditional South Indian instruments. Producer YOUSUF AZIZ
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL


Unknown: Ghazala Amin
Unknown: Ron Simpson.
Producer: Yousuf Aziz
Producer: Ashok Rampal

: Play School

Presenter Wayne Jackman Guest Kate Copstick
Story: Magnus in the Land of Lost Property by EDWARD MCLACHLAN


Presenter: Wayne Jackman
Presenter: Guest Kate Copstick
Unknown: Edward McLachlan

: World Snooker

Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship
Terry Griffiths (8) and Tony Meo (10) complete their first-round matches this morning with Danny Fowler and John Parrott their opponents over the final ten frames.
Introduced by DAVID ICKE


Unknown: Terry Griffiths
Unknown: Danny Fowler
Unknown: John Parrott
Introduced By: David Icke

: The Queen's Birthday

A Service of '■'Sr Thanksgiving to
E MD Celebrate the E"R 60th Birthday of Her Majesty The Queen. HM The Queen
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother join other members of the Royal Family and their friends for a service in the historic St George's Chapel, Windsor, to celebrate
The Queen's 60th birthday. Tom Fleming describes the scene as the Queen and her family drive through Windsor in horse-drawn carriages and attend this special
Service of Thanksgiving.
The service is conducted by the Succentor
The Rev Ian Forrester The lesson is read by HRH The Prince of Wales
A special prayer of thanksgiving is offered by The Rt Rev John Bickersteth , the Bishop of Bath and Wells, Clerk of the Closet. Prayers and final blessing given by The Rt Rev Michael Mann , Dean of Windsor
CHOIR OF ST GEORGE'S CHAPEL, Organist and Master of Choristers,
Television presentation TIM MARSHALL
Order of Service on page 47
0 SUPPLEMENT: page 49


Unknown: Tom Fleming
Unknown: Ian Forrester
Unknown: John Bickersteth
Unknown: Michael Mann
Unknown: Christopher Robinson
Unknown: Barry Hawes
Unknown: Stan Snape
Unknown: Tim Marshall

: Great Gardens

The Castle of Mey
The garden of the Castle of Mey on the shores of the Pentland Firth has been created by the Royal Family's most enthusiastic gardener, the Queen Mother.
Gardening expert
Alan Titchmarsh went to visit the 200-year-old estate. Producer GILL BALUN


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Producer: Gill Balun
Editor: Roger Bolton

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Regional News



Unknown: John Kettley

: Pebble Mill at One

with Paul Coia
Josephine Buchan and Marian Foster
Grant Baynham presents a satirical but affectionate musical tribute to Her Majesty The
Queen on her 60th birthday. British craftsmen show their creations of unusual musical instruments made in a variety of materials. Editor PETER HERCOMBE BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: Josephine Buchan
Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: Grant Baynham
Editor: Peter Hercombe

: The Flumps

A See-Saw programme (R)

: World Snooker

DAVID ICKE introduces further coverage of this morning's matches involving Terry Griffiths and Tony Meo.


Introduces: David Icke
Unknown: Terry Griffiths
Unknown: Tony Meo.

: Royal Heritage

A special showing of the final programme from this celebrated series, which traced the story of Britain's royal builders and collectors.
Told by Sir Huw Wheldon
The Queen and Prince Philip, Among those taking part are: HM The Queen
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh HRH The Prince of Wales and other members of the Royal Family
This programme, first transmitted in December
1980, shows how the interests and energies of the present
Royal Family have extended and enhanced the collections and buildings, and the care which maintains this legacy. Historical adviser SIR JOHN PLUMB Producer MICHAEL GILL Director ANN TURNER (R)


Told By: Sir Huw Wheldon
Unknown: Sir John Plumb
Producer: Michael Gill
Director: Ann Turner

: Regional News

: The Queen's Birthday

Greetings from the Young
This afternoon, over 5,000 children from the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth, each carrying spring flowers, march along The Mall to Buckingham Palace to present a living bouquet to their Queen.
The band of the Grenadier
Guards accompanies them as they sing 'Happy birthday' to Her Majesty.
Director of Music
Interviewer John Craven Commentator Sue Lawley Television presentation IAN SMITH


Unknown: Lt-Col D. R. Kimberley
Interviewer: John Craven
Commentator: Sue Lawley
Unknown: Ian Smith

: Wacky Races

The Zippy Mississippi Race (R)

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan
Biggles the Time Traveller: The famous Biggles adventures written by the late Captain W.E. Johns became bestsellers in the 1930s. Ninety seven books later a brand new story has been created to bring Biggles, Algy, Bertie, and Ginger to the cinema screen. Today's your chance to win a VIP visit to the Royal Premiere, next month.

Ceefax Subtitles


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

: Charles in Charge

The last in the series starring with Meet Grampa
Grampa unexpectedly arrives for what could be a long visit and has trouble recognising his grandchildren who, like Charles, are busy making plans for the summer.
Written by JUDY PIOLI
Directed by ALAN RAFKIN


Written By: Judy Pioli
Directed By: Alan Rafkin
Charles: Scott Baio
Grampa: Dick O'Neill
Jill: Julie Cobb
Stan: James Widdoes
Jason: Michael Pearlman
Douglas: Jonathan Ward
Lila: April Lerman
Buddy: Willie Aames
Gwendolyn: Jennifer Runyon

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey followed by Weather News


Newscaster: Nicholas Witchell
Newscaster: Andrew Harvey

: 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.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Michael Wale.
Producer: Dave Stanford
Editor: Philip Harding

: Wogan

with guest host
Kenneth Williams , who will be carrying on the fine old traditions laid down by the holidaying Irishman.


Unknown: Kenneth Williams

: 'Happy Birthday Dear Ma'am....'

A lively and '■f colourful portrait of E Mo Her Majesty
The Queen on her
60th birthday. With glimpses, some rare, of her life from childhood to today.
Comments and reminiscences from a rich supporting cast which includes the Queen's old dancing teacher, Madame Vacani , her jockeys
Joe Mercer and Willie Carson , royal portrait painters
Michael Noakes and Ken Howard , Sir John and Lady Colville, Princess Margaret and assorted Presidents and Prime Ministers.
There are moments of humour and informality with Pierre Trudeau on the Royal Yacht Britannia, with President Kaunda on a state occasion in Buckingham
Palace, with her children and grandchildren, with Sir
Edmund Hillary in Nepal and, most recently, with Prince Andrew on HMS
Presented by Ludovic Kennedy


Unknown: Madame Vacani
Unknown: Joe Mercer
Unknown: Willie Carson
Unknown: Michael Noakes
Unknown: Ken Howard
Unknown: Pierre Trudeau
Unknown: Edmund Hillary
Presented By: Ludovic Kennedy
Producer: Jenny Barraclough
Editor: Richard Brunskill

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and Andrew Harvey Regional News Weather News


Unknown: Julia Somerville
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Panorama

Radiation-How Safeis 'Safe'? Extra, man-made radiation affects people from sources as varied as tooth x-rays to nuclear power plants - but how safe is the dose people are getting? Safety standards are based above all on the study of the extra cancers among survivors of the atom bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. But 40 years on, with new findings, the scientists are drastically revising their ideas of the effects of A-bomb doses.
Radiation is proving more dangerous than believed, and there's growing evidence that British standards, already laxer than countries like the USA, will have to be made more stringent.
With interviews in Hiroshima, Washington and Sellafield, Fred Emery reports.


Unknown: Fred Emery
Producer: Peter Ceresole
Editor: David Dickinson

: The Queen's Birthday

Sue Lawley introduces the highlights of today's special events marking the 60th birthday of Her Majesty The Queen.
This morning the Queen and her family attended a Service of Thanksgiving at St George's Chapel, Windsor where Tom Fleming describes the splendour of the drive by horse-drawn carriage and the service.
After lunch the Queen was at Buckingham Palace where over 5,000 children from the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth paid their own special tribute with flowers and song.


Commentator: Tom Fleming
Producer: Tim Marshall

: World Snooker

Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship
Jimmy White (7) has already won a ranking tournament this season, and was runner-up in another. When he turned professional after winning the World Amateur title in 1980 many predicted he would win this tournament soon - perhaps this could be his year. White finishes his match tonight against John Virgo. On the other table
Kirk Stevens (5) sets off against Dean Reynolds.
Introduced by DAVID VINE


Unknown: Jimmy White
Unknown: John Virgo.
Unknown: Kirk Stevens
Unknown: Dean Reynolds.
Introduced By: David Vine

: Weather

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