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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Debbie Greenwood
Also this morning:
Zoe's View - young people's correspondent Zoe Brown files her latest report; and Richard Smith takes your medical calls on [number removed].


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Unknown: Zoe Brown
Unknown: Richard Smith

: The Parent Programme

with Francis Wilson and Miriam O'Reilly
Helping Parents of Children with Special Needs
Today's programme looks at support groups for parents of handicapped children and at the Portage Project, which brings professional help into the homes of parents of under-5s with special needs. Directed by STACEY ADAMS
Series producer BERNARD ADAMS (R) The Parent Programme helpline is available from 9.35 am to 12 noon in London on [number removed]or in Scotland on [number removed]


Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly
Directed By: Stacey Adams
Producer: Bernard Adams

: Play School

Presenter Jane Hardy Guest lain Lauchlan
Story: Goat at the Wedding by ALLAN SEABRIDGE (R)


Presenter: Jane Hardy

: Cricket: First Test

The Cornhill Insurance
Test Series
England v India from Lord's
First day
India have only won one Test Match out of the 32 that have been played in England since 1932. but Kapil Dev knows that he captains one of the best-balanced teams that has challenged England on their own ground, and that there is no reason why India's One-Day successes cannot turn into Test Match victories.
PETER WEST introduces coverage of the whole of this morning's play.


Unknown: Kapil Dev

: News After Noon

with Moira Stuart
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Regional News


: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme with Carol Chell and Don Spencer
Musical director RICHARD BROWN Percussion PETER HOWLAND Designer MICHAEL TREVOR Directed and produced by CHRISTINE HEWITT (R)


Unknown: Carol Chell
Unknown: Don Spencer
Director: Richard Brown
Director: Percussion Peter Howland
Designer: Michael Trevor
Produced By: Christine Hewitt

: Cricket: First Test

The Cornhill Insurance Test Series
England v India
PETER WEST introduces the start of this afternoon's play. Scorer WENDY WIMBUSH Commentators
BOB WILLIS , TED DEXTER Television presentation
KEITH MACKENZIE , ALAN GRIFFITHS Executive producer NICK HUNTER (Coverage continues on BBC2)


Unknown: Wendy Wimbush
Unknown: Richie Benaud.
Unknown: Tony Lewis
Unknown: Bob Willis
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Unknown: Alan Griffiths
Producer: Nick Hunter

: Regional News

: Children's BBC: Gran



Writer: Michael Cole
Writer: Joanne Cole
Narrator: Patricia Hayes
Music and lyrics by: Bryan Daly
Animation by: Derek Mogford
Designed and directed by: Ivor Wood

: Lay on Five

with Floella Benjamin and Robin Stevens
Floella plays the Yes - No Game with the children at
MYATT GARDEN SCHOOL but it's a pity Fribble's baby bird doesn't know when to say no! Musical director MICHAEL OMER Percussion WILL HILL
Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE Production CHRISTINE HEWITT


Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Robin Stevens
Director: Michael Omer
Designer: Rory Mitchell
Producer: Cynthia Felgate
Unknown: Christine Hewitt

: Laurel and Hardy

in Mistaken Identi-tree

: Professor Popper's Problems

with Charlie Drake
How can the Professor and his friends escape from the two mysterious strangers? Directed by GERALD 0-HARA
Produced by ROY SIMPSON (R)


Unknown: Charlie Drake
Produced By: Roy Simpson

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan
Walkies with Bonnie!
Bonnie's just over 4 months old, and now she's had all her innoculations she's able to go for walks without fear of infection.
Janet encourages her to take crowds and traffic in her stride and to tackle hazards - like unexpected encounters with dogs six times her size!
(Ceefax Subtitles)


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

: World Cup Report

Introduced by Bob Wilson with Emlyn Hughes Highlights of Scotland's first match against Denmark last night, plus the action from West Germany v Uruguay as Group E gets under way. Former Scottish striker Denis Law assesses the performance of Alex Ferguson 's men, and there is a look ahead to all tonight's games.


Introduced By: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Emlyn Hughes
Unknown: Denis Law
Unknown: Alex Ferguson

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas WitcheU followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witcheu

: 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 Gary Davies and Simon Bates.


Presenter: Gary Davies
Presenter: Simon Bates
Sound: Neil Sadwick
Lighting: Henry Barber
Designer: Rosemary Hester
Production: Brian Whitehouse

: EastEnders

by Bill Lyons.
'You want to watch that halo of yours - it's going to ruin your hairstyle'.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Bill Lyons
Title music: Simon May
Title music: Leslie Osborne
Series designer: Keith Harris
Series script editor: Tony Holland
Producer: Julia Smith
Director: Ron Craddock

: Les and Dustin's Laughter Show

First of six programmes starring Les Dennis and Dustin Gee who impress with more famous characters.
Vera and Mavis take a trip to Denver. Are they to be cast in Dynasty?
David Bowie and Mick Jagger are taken off dancing down a street and Les and Dustin begin their Quest for the Key - the first episode of a hilarious medieval romp.
Their guest this week is
Roy Walker with his own brand of laid-back humour. Script associate NEIL SHAND Musical director KEN JONES
Choreographer ALAN HARDING Designer ANDREW HOWE-DA VIES Produced and directed by JOHN BISHOP (R)


Unknown: Dustin Gee
Unknown: David Bowie
Unknown: Mick Jagger
Unknown: Roy Walker
Director: Ken Jones
Unknown: Choreographer Alan Harding
Designer: Andrew Howe-Da
Directed By: John Bishop

: Bread

Last of the series written by CARLA LANE
The story of the Boswells, a family of lovable rogues - their unity, loyalty and ability to survive in today's world of unemployment, with the help of a little gentle skulduggery.
Title song by DAVID MACKAY
Film cameraman REX MAIDMENT Film recordist TERRY ELMS Designer GARY PRITCHARD Directed by SUSAN BELBIN Produced by ROBIN NASH


Written By: Carla Lane
Unknown: David MacKay
Unknown: Rex Maidment
Designer: Gary Pritchard
Directed By: Susan Belbin
Produced By: Robin Nash
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Jack Boswell: Victor McGuire
Aveline Boswell: Gilly Coman
Joey Boswell: Peter Howitt
Adrian Boswell: Jonathon Morris
Billy Boswell: Nick Conway
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Freddie Boswell: Ronald Forfar
Julie: Caroline Milmoe
Fr Dooley: J G Devlin
Yizzel's mate: Simon Rouse
Yizzel: Charles Lawson
Mr Hayworth: Noel Collins
Youths: Danny Cunningham
Youths: Tom Price
RSPCA warden: Barry McCarthy

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Julia Somerville
Unknown: John Humphrys

: Kane and Abel

JEFFREY ARCHER 'S international best-seller adapted for television in three parts. Starring
Episode 2
1930. With Richland Hotels on the brink of collapse, Abel learns of an anonymous benefactor whose two million dollars enable him to start his meteoric rise as a hotel magnate. But a questionable association provides another link with Kane, whose marriage to Kate is a stabilising influence at a time of bitter boardroom struggles. The feud continues through the Second World War until
Abel's manipulation of the stock market finds his sworn enemy staring at ruin ... (Final part tomorrow at 9.30 pm)


Unknown: Jeffrey Archer
Abel Rosnovski: Peter Strauss
William Kane: Sam Neill
Thaddeus Cohen: Ron Silver
David Osborne: David Dukes
Richard Kane: Tom Roberts Byrd
Zofia Rosnovski: Alberta Watson
Matthew Lester: Reed Birney
George Nowak: Vyto Ruginis
Susan Lester: Jill Eikenberry
Allan Lloyd: Richard Anderson
Florentyna: Kate McNeil
Kate: And Veronica Hamel

: Question Time

With Sir Robin Day this evening at the Greenwood Theatre in London are: Margaret Clay The Rt Hon
Michael Foot , MP Peter Jenkins The Rt Hon
Peter Walker , mp Director ANN MORLEY


Unknown: Michael Foot
Unknown: Peter Jenkins
Unknown: Peter Walker
Director: Ann Morley
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: World Cup Grandstand

Highlights of Italy v Argentina (Group A)
France v USSR (Group C)
Bulgaria v South Korea (Group A)
The best of the action from this sixth day of competition. In Puebla, holders Italy take on the 1978 champions
Argentina - the two countries meeting for their fourth successive World Cup finals - while the adventurous
French face the Soviet Union in Leon. Highlights of both matches with JOHN MOTSON and BARRY DAVIES plus live coverage of the second half of the South Koreans' second match, against Bulgaria, in Mexico City.
Introduced by Desmond Lynam


Unknown: John Motson
Unknown: Barry Davies
Commentary By: Tony Gubba
Commentary By: Trevor Brooking
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam

: Weather

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