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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
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: Selina Scott
Read By: Sue Carpenter
Unknown: Zoe Brown
Unknown: Richard Smith

: Play School

There's Welsh magic today! A daffodil takes Jemima to meet Ruth Madoc , who casts a witch's spell.
Presenter Wayne Jackman Guests Ruth Madoc and Elizabeth Watts
Story: Cousin Blodwyn's Visit by A. VESEY


Unknown: Ruth Madoc
Presenter: Wayne Jackman
Unknown: Ruth Madoc
Unknown: Elizabeth Watts
Unknown: A. Vesey

: News After Noon

with Frances Coverdale and Moira Stuart
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Regional News



Unknown: John Kettley

: Pebble Mill at One

with Paul Coia and Marian Foster
Today, how to turn four mime artists into a cast of thousands. The deliciously irreverent Trestle Theatre Company visit the foyer.
Hilary James offers more Sew Easy advice.


Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: Hilary James

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme
Look out for grabbing crabs when you put your left arm in - down at the seaside today! With Carol Chell and Don Spencer
Musical director RICHARD BROWN Woodwind MARTIN FRITH
Script associate ROBIN HALDANE Designer MICHAEL TREVOR
Produced by CHRISTINE HEWITT Executive producer
Songs from this series on BBC record and cassette
RECIZCM 557 from retailers


Unknown: Carol Chell
Unknown: Don Spencer
Director: Richard Brown
Director: Woodwind Martin Frith
Unknown: Robin Haldane
Designer: Michael Trevor
Produced By: Christine Hewitt
Unknown: Cynthia Felgate

: World Snooker

Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship
The players had a morning free and, with only two first-round matches still to be finished, DAVID icke looks at the highs and lows, the ups and downs of the matches played so far with some of the personalities involved.
At 2.30 DAVID VINE introduces Snooker Break, in which the experts answer the questions and explain the problems besetting viewers who have written to them, as well as talking about and examining anything to do with the game and its history.


Unknown: David Icke

: Regional News

: Lay on Five

with Floella Benjamin and Robin Stevens
Floella gets mixed up with muddled mirrors and meets a meddlesome mini-Fribble - and if you can say that quickly, you should have no trouble with the tongue-twisters set by the children of HOLMAN HUNT SCHOOL!
Musical director PETER GOSLING Percussion WILL HILL Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE


Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Robin Stevens
Director: Peter Gosling
Unknown: Will Hill
Producer: Cynthia Felgate
Director: Alison Stewart
Producer: Christine Hewitt

: Laurel and Hardy

Laurel and Hardy take some 'smashing' pictures with an old camera in Shutter Bugged

: Jonny Briggs

A serial in 13 episodes from a story by JOAN EADINGTON
Part 6 by VALERIE GEORGESON Kites and rabbits don't have much in common - except for Jonny. (R)


Story By: Joan Eadington
Unknown: Valerie Georgeson

: Ulysses 31: The Lotus-eaters

The Odyssey is damaged by meteors and its Iris needs repairs. If they can collect some emerald from a nearby green planet, perhaps the Iris can be mended. They find some strange winged people on the planet and huge flowers growing everywhere. Ulysses seems more interested in these flowers than in getting back to the Odyssey ...

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan

Great Scott!

Captain Scott's famous ice-breaker Discovery hit the headlines when she made her final journey to Dundee. Simon reports on the precision engineering and split-second timing that ensured the success of the mission and follows her progress to Scotland.



Presenter: Simon Groom
Presenter: Janet Ellis
Presenter: Peter Duncan

: Go for It!

with Robbie Vincent and Angharad Mair
Can you match up to the Go for It! challenge?
Follow the Bull family from Usk, South Wales, as they try to improve their health and fitness.
Kim Wilde shows how she keeps in trim.


Unknown: Robbie Vincent
Unknown: Angharad Mair
Unknown: Kim Wilde
Director: Paul Simons
Producer: David Williams
Editor: David Cordingley

: Six O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: Regional news magazines

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

: Top of the Pops

Presenting hits and videos from the Top 40.
Introduced by Janice Long and Dixie Peach.


Presenter: Janice Long
Presenter: Dixie Peach
Sound: Scott Talbott
Lighting: Clive Thomas
Designer: Rosemary Hester
Production: Michael Hurll

: EastEnders

by Tony Bilbow.
'Look at it! Sparkling like a little star'.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Tony Bilbow
Title music: Simon May
Title music: Leslie Osborne
Designer: Keith Harris
Script editor: Tony Holland
Producer: Julia Smith
Director: Peter Moffatt

: Tomorrow's World

with Peter Macann , Maggie Philbin , Howard Stableford and Judith Hann , bringing you the new and fantastic from the world of science - including the latest developments in the news This Week. Producers


Unknown: Peter MacAnn
Unknown: Maggie Philbin
Unknown: Howard Stableford
Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Dana Purvis
Unknown: Martin Freeth
Unknown: Cynthia Page
Unknown: Martin Mortimore
Director: Julie Harrup
Editor: Richard Reisz

: A Question of Sport

Bill Beaumont and Emlyn Hughes captain two teams of sporting celebrities. Their guests this week include: the reigning
Commonwealth Games 800m champion athlete, Kirsty McDermott ; from winter sports, Britain's most successful downhill skier,
Martin Bell ; the Chelsea and England striker,
Kerry Dixon ; and one of golf s Ryder Cup heroes, the reigning PGA Champion, Paul Way.
David Coleman questions their knowledge of the faces, facts and feats. Director JOHN TAIT
Producer MIKE ADLEY BBC Manchester


Unknown: Emlyn Hughes
Unknown: Kirsty McDermott
Unknown: Martin Bell
Unknown: Kerry Dixon
Unknown: Paul Way.
Unknown: David Coleman
Director: John Tait
Producer: Mike Adley

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and John Humphrys Regional News Weather News

: Crimewatch UK

The programme that asks you, the viewer, to turn crimefighter.
With Nick Ross and Sue Cook.
On the Sunday before Christmas, Dyfed Police were called to a fire at Scoveston Park. As the house blazed, Richard and Helen Thomas, brother and sister, lay dead inside, killed, not by the fire, but by a shot-gun. Police need help to solve a tragic mystery.
The parents of Susan Maxwell and Caroline Hogg have waited four and three years respectively to discover who murdered their daughters. Scottish police believe it's not too late for Crimewatch viewers to help.
Nick Ross and Sue Cook, along with detectives, are waiting for your calls.
Police officers David Hatcher and Helen Phelps report from the Incident Desk. If you can help, call Crimewatch on [number removed] anytime from 9.30 pm until midnight.
(Crimewatch Update at 11.10pm)
FEATURE: page 17


Presenter: Nick Ross
Presenter: Sue Cook
Police officer: David Hatcher
Police officer: Helen Phelps
Studio Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Sam Organ
Editor: Peter Chafer

: Question Time

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.
Among the guests with Sir Robin Day this evening are: The Rt Hon John Moore , MP John Edmonds Alex Carlile , MP Director ANN MORLEY


Unknown: John Moore
Unknown: John Edmonds
Unknown: Alex Carlile
Director: Ann Morley
Producer: Anna Carragher
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: Crimewatch Update

Developments and reminders from the Crimewatch team. Police forces across the country will have been taking calls and some squads may already be acting on information received.

: World Snooker

Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship
Cliff Thorburn , the number 3 seed, is expected by many to fight his way to the final this year, and after his successful season so far he has the confidence to win his second world title. He is expected to beat Bill Werbeniuk tonight. DENNIS TAYLOR was also expected to begin his second match in defence of his title - probably against JOE JOHNSON.
DAVID VINE expects to introduce highlights of both matches from Sheffield.


Unknown: Cliff Thorburn
Unknown: Bill Werbeniuk
Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: Joe Johnson.
Unknown: David Vine

: Weather

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