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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Selina Scott Timetable:
News on the hour and half hour read by Sue Carpenter
Weather with Francis Wilson at 6.55, 7.25, 7.55, 8.25, 8.55
Nationwide news, weather and travel from local
BBC studios at 6.57, 7.27,
7.57 and 8.27
Sports news at 7.20 and 8.20 Including this morning:
The Top 20 - a look at the latest pop charts at 7.32 with Steve Blacknell;
Beverly Alt presents this week's fashion tips;
Ask Alison - Alison Mitchell presents her weekly money advice and takes your calls on [number removed].


Unknown: Frank Bough
Read By: Sue Carpenter
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Alison Mitchell

: Play School

Presenter Elizabeth Watts
Guest Andrew Secombe
Story: The Piggy in the Puddle by CHARLOTTE POMERANTZ


Presenter: Elizabeth Watts
Unknown: Guest Andrew Secombe

: Gharbar

In today's programme,
Parveen Mirza meets Indian dancers Pratap Pawar and Priya Pawar and their children to talk about their lives and careers. Pratap, Priya and Azavari Pawar also perform a kathak mehfil dance. An Asian Unit presentation BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Parveen Mirza
Dancers: Pratap Pawar
Dancers: Priya Pawar
Unknown: Azavari Pawar

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Regional News


: Pebble Mill at One

with Magnus Magnusson Josephine Buchan and Paul Coia
With the holiday season upon us, Luton airport is the destination where travel correspondent Jill Crawshaw and the very fashionable
Jane Lomas team up to bring you the best of what to wear on the journey, on the beach and in the hotel. Cookery expert
Michael Smith , brings his unusual flair and imagination to new styles of English fare. Editor PETER HERCOMBE BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Josephine Buchan
Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: Jill Crawshaw
Unknown: Jane Lomas
Unknown: Michael Smith
Editor: Peter Hercombe

: Bertha: The Best Machine Competition


: Regional News

: Up Our Street

Strange Events in the Life of the Delmonico Family.
Mr Delmonico has a clever way with words - a bit too clever, in fact. Word Wizard and Word Witch decide to teach him a lesson.


Writer: Margaret Mahy
Director: Alison Stewart
Producer: Greg Childs
Word Wizard: Fred Harris
Shopkeeper: Fred Harris
Word Witch: Sarah Long
Mrs Delmonico: Sarah Long
Mr Delmonico: Nick Wilton
Francis: Desmond Askew
Sarah: Luisa Bradshaw-White

: Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds

Monsieur Treville , Captain of the Musketeers


Unknown: Monsieur Treville
Produced By: Claudio Biern Boyd

: Take Two

Phillip Schofield presents the programme that gives you the opportunity to comment on BBCtv. Under discussion this week: T.T.V. with Scragtag as Phillip's studio guest and the critics also tell us about their favourite cartoons. Prizes are given for the best written television criticism and for a drawing or painting of your favourite television personality. Plus letters and requests to see again clips from your most popular programmes.
Assistant producer DAISY GOODWIN Producer PHILIP CHILVERS Write to: Take two, BBCtv, London WI2 8QT


Unknown: Phillip Schofield
Producer: Daisy Goodwin
Producer: Philip Chilvers

: Jossy's Giants: 3: The Siege of St James's

A five-part series by Sid Waddell

Harvey takes to the ice, while Tracey goes to earth. It's all part of the battle for survival with the formidable Councillor Glenda Fletcher.
Costume designer
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Sid Waddell
Costume Designer: Margaret Harwood
Make-up Designer: Yvonne M. Brockbank
Designer: John Holland
Producer: Paul Stone
Director: Edward Pugh
Jossy Blair: Jim Barclay
Councillor Glenda Fletcher: Jenny McCracken
Albert: Christopher Burgess
Tracey Gaunt: Juue Foy
Ross Nelson: Mark Gillard
Ricky Sweet: Paul Kirkbright
Harvey: Julian Walsh
Glenn: Stuart McGuinness
Ian Sellick: Ian Sheppard
Bus conductor: Alan O'Keefe
Council official: Colin Bean
Dean: Martin Pitman
Daz: Lee Quarmby

: The Flintstones

Yabba-dabba-doo! Roll on down to Bedrock to meet that most modern of Stone Age families.
There's only one thing Fred hates more than a visit from his mother-in-law - and that is when she decides to stay for good!
A HANNA BARBERA production

: Six O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Regional news magazines

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

: Wogan

A megabrill myriad of mesmeric stars twinkle over Shepherd's Bush Green tonight.


Unknown: Bush Green

: Lame Ducks

A six-part comedy series by PETER J. HAMMOND starring
John Duttine
Lorraine Chase
Brian Drake is still heading for the country with Tommy, a cured pyromaniac, in tow. On the way they collect two more kindred spirits, Angie, a hitch-hiking girl and Maurice, a ball-walking postman.
Designed by NIGEL CURZON Produced and directed by JOHN B. HOBBS (R)


Unknown: Peter J. Hammond
Unknown: John Duttine
Unknown: Lorraine Chase
Unknown: Brian Drake
Designed By: Nigel Curzon
Directed By: John B. Hobbs
Mr Drake: John Duttine
Angie: Lorraine Chase
Tommy: Patric Turner
Maurice: Tony Millan
Penrose: John Horsely
Barmaid: Deirdre Costello
Waitress: Anne Rosenfeld

: Dallas

The Prize
All is not plain sailing at
Marinos Shipping and Pam's doubts prompt Angelica to tell an incredible tale of a father and his son - a subject close to J.R's heart.
Meanwhile, Sue Ellen sleeps on her decision and wakes up screaming....


Unknown: Sue Ellen
Written By: Hollace White
Written By: Stephanie Garman
Directed By: Corey Allen
Miss Ellie: Barbara Bel Geddes
Sue Ellen: Linda Gray
J R: Larry Hagman
Donna: Susan Howard
Ray: Steve Kanaly
Clayton: Howard Keel
Cliff: Ken Kercheval
Jenna: Priscilla Beaulieu Presley
Pam: Victoria Principal
Mandy: Deborah Shelton
Jamie: Jenilee Harrison
Jack: Dack Rambo
Mark: John Beck
Angelica Nero: Barbara Carrera
Nicholas: George Chakiris

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Conservative Party (Also on BBC2 at 10.50pm)

: Nine O'Clock News

with Andrew Harvey and John Humphrys Regional News Weather News


Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Q.E.D.

Best Documentary 1985
British Association for the Advancement of Science The Body in the Bog
How would you feel if you found a foot at work? For peat-cutter, Eddie Slack ,'It was terrible'. But Britain's archaeologists were tremendously excited. It was a preserved foot of an Iron Age man. They soon uncovered elbows, arms, fingernails, a ginger moustache and beard, neatly clipped. Then they found a garrotte around his neck. Was it a ritual sacrifice? What could modern technology reveal about the prehistoric murder? Compulsive viewing


Unknown: Eddie Slack

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Steve Rider International Boxing from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Britain's new heavyweight champion Horace Notice has his first fight tonight since winning the title. Also, on this evening's Barrett/Duff promotion, the European Featherweight Champion Jim McDonnell , plus the contest for the vacant British light-welterweight title between Clinton McKenzie and Tony Laing. Commentator
Ivan the Not-so-terrible
Ivan Lendl is now the official world champion of men's tennis. But can he win
Wimbledon this summer for the first time? And how has he coped with leaving his native land for a millionaire's lifestyle in the USA? In an exclusive interview, Gerald Williams discovers some surprising truths behind the image of the unsmiling Czech. Football
On Merseyside, the fans and the players are preparing to settle the arguments once and for all in Saturday's FA Cup Final. A report from the Everton and Liverpool camps, plus the thoughts of Bobby Robson who left with the England squad today for the World Cup finals in Mexico. Television presentation: Boxing BOB DUNCAN


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Horace Notice
Unknown: Jim McDonnell
Unknown: Clinton McKenzie
Unknown: Tony Laing.
Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Ivan Lendl
Unknown: Gerald Williams
Unknown: Bobby Robson
Unknown: Bob Duncan
Unknown: Tennis Murray Needham
Producer: Roger Moody
Editor: John Rowlinson

: Late Night In Concert

The Alarm
Tonight's programme in the series of concerts from around the world features
British band The Alarm, currently touring America, and recorded last month at a free concert on the campus of UCLA in California before an audience of 25,000 people. Introduced by Anne Nightingale Director c. D. TAYLOR
TV presentation TOM CORCORAN


Introduced By: Anne Nightingale
Director: C. D. Taylor
Unknown: Tom Corcoran

: Weather

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