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: Ceefax AM

starts your day with news, sport, weather and travel available to all viewers whether or not they have teletext sets.

: Breakfast Time

Nick Ross and Selina Scott with a special Bank Holiday edition.
Including this morning:
Lynn Faulds Wood has news and reports from the consumer unit; the latest pop news from Steve Blacknell ; Russell Grant starts the day with a guide to what the stars have in store for you; and Anne Robinson presents her television choice.


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Lynn Faulds Wood
Unknown: Steve Blacknell
Unknown: Russell Grant
Unknown: Anne Robinson

: Bonanza

starring with Winter Kill
As the bitter winter threatens livestock on the Ponderosa and neighbouring ranches, Ben persuades sceptical colleagues to consider a new breed he has been keeping.
But when Hoss and Little Joe go to fetch the animal they return empty-handed.
Directed by WILLIAM WIARD (R)


Unknown: Little Joe
Directed By: William Wiard
Ben Cartwright: Lome Greene
Hoss: Dan Blocker
Little Joe: Michael Landon
Jamie: Mitch Vogel
Howie Landis: Glenn Corbett

: Poor Little Me

An MGM cartoon (R)

: The Flumps

A See-Saw programme (R)

: Play School

Presenter Elizabeth Watts Guest lain Lauchlan
Story: Joseph's Other Red Sock by NIKI DALY


Presenter: Elizabeth Watts

: The Little Convict

4 colourful animated idventure.
Rolf Harris takes a Dreak from presenting ;artoons to starring in me. In his famous role is Jake the Peg (with the extra leg), Rolf tells the sad story of the convicts transported across the seas from 'Old England', who settled and eventually built the new country of Australia. Screenplay by JOHN PALMER Produced and directed by YORAM GROSS
(Rolf Harris returns with a new series of Cartoon Time tomorrow at 5.35 pm)
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Unknown: Rolf Harris
Unknown: John Palmer
Directed By: Yoram Gross
Directed By: Rolf Harris

: Paul Young in Concert

The second part of Paul Young 's much-acclaimed concert from the National Exhibition Centre,
Birmingham, recorded especially for BBC Television at the end of the singer's 1985 world tour.
Producer JOHN G. SMITH BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Paul Young
Producer: John G. Smith

: News After Noon

with Moira Stuart
News headlines with subtitles
1.10 Regional News


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: The 1985 World Professional Figure Skating Championships

featuring Torvill and Dean Robin Cousins
The Protopopovs from Washington, USA
A selection of outstanding performances from last year's championships, including Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean , the 1984 World, Olympic and European Ice Dancing
Champions; Robin Cousins , the 1980 Olympic and European Champion Ludmilla and Oleg Protopopov , considered to be the greatest exponents of pairs skating in history; Scott Hamilton , the 1984 Olympic Champion and for four years the US and World Champion Dorothy Hamill , the former Olympic, World and US Champion.
Commentator ALAN WEEKS BBC production team
DAVID PICKTHALL. LIZ GLADWELL Producer PETER HYLTON CLEAVER (Produced in association with Trans World International)


Unknown: Dean Robin
Unknown: Jayne Torvill
Unknown: Christopher Dean
Unknown: Robin Cousins
Unknown: Oleg Protopopov
Unknown: Scott Hamilton
Unknown: Dorothy Hamill
Unknown: David Pickthall.
Unknown: Liz Gladwell
Producer: Peter Hylton Cleaver

: Bugs Bunny

: The Sound of Music

starring Julie Andrews Christopher Plummer A special holiday showing of this famous Oscar-winning film for all the family. Julie Andrews gives a sparKiing performance as the convent girl whose irrepressible sense of fun makes the Mother Superior doubt her vocation as a nun.
Sent to be governess to seven motherless children, Maria soon has their father's stern discipline undermined - as well as his plans for a second marriage.
'Climb every mountain', 'Do-re-mi', 'Maria', 'My favourite things', and 'Edelweiss' are just some of the songs that contributed to making this one of the most popular films ever made.
Screenplay by ERNEST LEHMAN Based on the stage musical by RICHARD RODGERS and OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II Produced and directed by ROBERT WISE
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Unknown: Julie Andrews
Unknown: Christopher Plummer
Unknown: Julie Andrews
Play By: Ernest Lehman
Unknown: Richard Rodgers
Unknown: Oscar Hammerstein Ii
Directed By: Robert Wise
Maria: Julie Andrews
Captain von Trapp: Christopher Plummer
Baroness: Eleanor Parker
Max Detweiler: Richard Haydn
Mother Abbess: Peggy Wood
Liesl: Charmian Carr
Louisa: Heather Menzies
Friedrich: Nicholas Hammond
Kurt: Duane Chase
Brigitta: Angela Cartwright
Marta: Debbie Turner
Gretl: Kym Karath
Sister Margaretta: Anna Lee
Sister Berthe: Portia Nelson
Herr Zeller: Ben Wright
Rolf: Daniel Truhitte
Frau Schmidt: Norma Varden
Franz: Gll Stuart
Sister Sophia: Marni Nixon
Sister Bernice: Evadne Baker
Baroness Ebberfield: Doris Lloyd

: News

with Moira Stuart followed by Weather News


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Regional News

: Nadia

Joe Bennett
Jonathan Banks
At the 1976 Montreal Olympics 14-year-old Nadia Comaneci captured the imagination of millions when she became the first gymnast to score the perfect '10' in the history of the modem games. Behind her outstanding achievement was a story of determination, bravery and an eight-year struggle for success.
GEZA POZSAR as himself
Directed by ALAN COOKE
(First showing on British television) 0 FILMS: page 14


Unknown: Joe Bennett
Unknown: Geza Pozsar
Unknown: James T. McGinn
Produced By: James E. Thompson
Unknown: Wayne Threm
Directed By: Alan Cooke
Bela Karolyi: Joe Bennett
Gheorghe Comaneci: Jonathan Banks
Nadia Comaneci (young): Leslie Weiner
Nadia Comaneci (older): Johann Carlo
Stefania Comaneci: Carrie Snodgress
Teodora (young): Karrie Ullman
Teodora (older): Simone Blue
Marta Karolyi: Talia Balsam
Mili Simionescu: Conchata Farrell
Vieru Nicholae: Carl Strano
Emile Eberle: Tamara Berkovic
George Condovici: Bozidar Alic
Kurt Szilier: Simon Adams
Sorin Cepoi: Milan Plecas
Vieru's secretary: Gregory Cooke

: Wogan

Another pangalactic collection of stars gather in Shepherd's Bush - or are they just getting out of the Bank Holiday rain?
Director Juliet May
Producer Peter Estall
Series producers Frances Whitaker, Lino Ferrari


Presenter: Terry Wogan
Director: Juliet May
Producer: Peter Estall Series Producer: Frances Whitaker
Series Producer: Lino Ferrari

: Paul Daniels's Million Pound Magic

Paul Daniels takes time off at his country home to look back at some of the studio highlights of recent programmes, including a chance to see again the incredible vanishing of El.000,000 from a studio placed under top security conditions.
He also introduces, by popular request, the amazing talents of Las Vegas juggling sensation Kris Kremo and high speed New York skipping team
The Jazzy Jumpers. With special guest appearances by Penelope Keith and Robert Maxwell
Programme associate ALI BONGO Technical consultant GIL LEANEY Directors


Unknown: Paul Daniels
Unknown: Kris Kremo
Unknown: Penelope Keith
Unknown: Robert Maxwell
Unknown: Featuring Debbie McGee
Music: Ken Jones
Unknown: Ali Bongo
Unknown: Gil Leaney
Unknown: Geoff Miles
Unknown: David Taylor
Produced By: John Fisher

: Three Up, Two Down

Daphne comes face to face with rock 'n' roll - and wishes she hadn't. Sam attempts to gallop to her rescue.
Produced and directed by JOHN B HOBBS


Unknown: Richard Ommanney
Designer: Nigel Curzon
Directed By: John B Hobbs
Daphne: Angela Thorne
Sam: Michael Elphick
Angie: Lysette Anthony
Nick: Ray Burdis
Flash: Ian Reddington
Gofer: Leo Maguire
Janie: Felicity Lee
Sue: Andrea Milton

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Labour Party (Also on BBC2 at 6.55 pm)

: Nine O'Clock News

with Moira Stuart Regional News and Weather News

: The Eye of the Needle

Ken Follett's bestselling tale of World War II espionage starring Donald Sutherland, Kate Nelligan, Christopher Cazenove, Ian Bannen

Henry Faber, codename 'the Needle', is the top German spy working undercover in wartime Britain. His discovery of a secret vital to D-Day threatens the outcome of the war. On his way to rendezvous with a U-boat, and carrying the photographic evidence, Faber is shipwrecked on a remote Scottish island. He is rescued by the Rose family, who have no inkling of his deadly mission....
Screenplay by STANLEY MANN
(First showing on British television)
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Screenplay: Stanley Mann
Based on the novel by: Ken Follett
Producer: Stephen Friedman
Director: Richard Marquand
Henry Faber: Donald Sutherland
Lieutenant: Stephen MacKenna
Billy Parkin: Philip Martin Brown
Lucy Rose: Kate Nelligan
David Rose: Christopher Cazenove
Lucy's father: George Belbin
Lucy's mother: Faith Brook
David's mother: Barbara Graley
Constable: George Lee
Peterson: Arthur Lovegrove
Oliphant: Colin Rix
Mrs Garden: Barbara Ewing
German SS officer: Chris Jenkinson
German radio operator: William Merrow
Inspector Harris: Patrick Harris
Canter: David Hayman
Percy Godliman: Ian Bannen
Muller: Rupert Frazer
Jo: Jonathan Nicholas Haley
Tom: Alex McCrindle
Kleinmann: John Bennett
Lock-keeper: Sam Kydd
Mr Porter: Bill Fraser

: Tony Bennett at the Royal Festival Hall

A concert recorded in 1974 at the Royal Festival Hall featuring Tony Bennett backed by the LONDON
PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA and some of Britain's most distinguished jazz musicians. Produced by DEREK BOULTON


Unknown: Tony Bennett
Produced By: Derek Boulton
Directed By: Peter Frazer

: Weather

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