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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Debbie Greenwood Including this morning:
Lynne Faulds Wood presents her latest Danger Watch report; Glynn Christian wheels out the faithful barrow to look at some of this weekend's best buys;
Alan Titchmarsh takes your weekend gardening calls on [number removed]; and Steve Blacknell has the inside track on the world of pop music.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Unknown: Lynne Faulds Wood
Unknown: Glynn Christian
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Steve Blacknell

: The Parent Programme

How to cope with, survive and enjoy your under-5s with Francis Wilson and Miriam O'Reilly
Having Fun with the Kids
Today's programme looks at ways to keep your children entertained, with suggestions for inexpensive outings and holidays, as well as simple and enjoyable games to play in the home.
Directed by STACEY ADAMS
Series producer BERNARD ADAMS (R)


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

: Play School

The sun is hot
The earth is dry
Presenter Jane Hardy Guest lain Lauchlan
Story: Jason 's Birthday Present by FLOELLA BENJAMIN illustrated by KATHLEEN WHAPHAM
Musical director PAUL READE Percussion ALAN GRAHAME Directors


Presenter: Jane Hardy
Illustrated By: Kathleen Whapham
Director: Paul Reade
Unknown: Alan Grahame
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Cricket: First Test

The Cornhill Insurance Test Series
England v India from Lord's Second day
PETER WEST introduces the start of this morning's play. Commentators
BOB WILLIS , TED DEXTER Television presentation


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

: News After Noon

with Moira Stuart
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Regional News



Unknown: John Kettley

: Mr Benn

A See-Saw programme. (R)

: Cricket: First Test

The Cornhill Insurance Test Series
England v India from Lord's Second day
PETER WEST introduces coverage from the start of this afternoon's play.

: Regional News

: SuperTed

SuperSafe with SuperTed SuperTed tries to teach
Spottyman how to play safe. Directed by DAVE EDWARDS Produced by MIKE YOUNG (R)


Directed By: Dave Edwards
Produced By: Mike Young

: Mike, Mop and the Moke

with Mike Amatt and his shaggy Old English sheepdog. The Beach
Mike tells the story of Deckchair Charlie , and the children of Wheatcroft
County Primary School invite Mop to play non-stop cricket Assistant producer SID WADDELL Producer DIANE CAMPBELL BBC Manchester (R)


Unknown: Mike Amatt
Unknown: Deckchair Charlie
Producer: Sid Waddell
Producer: Diane Campbell

: Laurel and Hardy

The mystery parcel they're given contains a new kind of 'time' bomb for Ollie and Stan in Sky High Noon

: Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds

In Search of Juliet
In which the Cardinal and Count Rochefort do their best to come between our hero
Dogtanian and his friend the beautiful Juliet.


Produced By: Claudio Biern Boyd

: Fast Forward

with Floella Benjamin Robert Harley Joanna Munro
Andrew Secombe and Nick Wilton
Special offer today! Why not strengthen your laugh and make it one to be proud of! Amaze your friends by being able to laugh louder than Concorde on take-off!
To exercise your laugh just follow these simple instructions; switch on your television set to Fast Forward today.


Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Robert Harley
Unknown: Joanna Munro
Unknown: Andrew Secombe
Unknown: David Crichton
Unknown: Trevor McCallum

: Gentle Ben

with Dennis Weaver and Clint Howard
A series about the adventures of Mark and his gentle pet. the giant bear called Ben. Batter Up
A baseball star visits the Glades and gives Mark a few lessons in sportsmanship. Produced by GEORGE SHERMAN


Unknown: Dennis Weaver
Unknown: Clint Howard
Produced By: George Sherman

: World Cup Report

Introduced by Bob Wilson with Emlyn Hughes Highlights of all three games played yesterday - Italy v Argentina, France v USSR and Bulgaria v South Korea - and a glimpse of the excitement building up in Guadalajara tonight as the favourites BRAZIL look for a big score against ALGERIA. Plus the latest news of the ENGLAND team who take on MOROCCO later this evening.


Introduced By: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Emlyn Hughes

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: Regional news magazines

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

: Wogan

6 June - an important date for Bjorn Borg , Captain Scott and Steve Donoghue. Terry makes it memorable tonight, live at the Television Theatre.


Unknown: Bjorn Borg
Unknown: Steve Donoghue.

: World Cup Grandstand

Brazil v Algeria (Group D)
First-half highlights, plus live second-half coverage from
Guadalajara. The glamorous Brazilians will be looking for a big score against Algeria, in a match which is also crucial to Northern Ireland's chances of qualifying for the second stage - they play Brazil next Thursday.
As well as today's game in the Jalisco Stadium, with commentary by JOHN MOTSON , the programme also contains highlights of Canada v
Hungary in Irapuato, and a look ahead to ENGLAND'S second match against
MOROCCO. Introduced by Desmond Lynam


Commentary By: John Motson
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam

: Nine O'Clock News

John Humphrys and Andrew Harvey present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad
Regional News
Weekend Weather News


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: John Kettley

: Kane and Abel

JEFFREY ARCHER 'S international bestseller adapted for television in three parts. Starring
Episode 3
1953 - Kane's attempt to punish Abel for the Atlantic Airlines fiasco backfires - which is not the only time the mastermind of Baron Hotels displays his powers of persuasion. Their war rages on and both men seek solace in their children, but in 1955 Richard Kane and Florentyna Rosnovski meet in New York - a meeting which shatters the families - and the two men come to realise that 30 years of fighting on the principle of an eye for an eye has left them both blind .. Written by ROBERT LENSKI Directed by BUZZ KULIK
(For cast see Tuesday page 69)


Unknown: Jeffrey Archer
Unknown: Richard Kane
Unknown: Florentyna Rosnovski
Written By: Robert Lenski
Directed By: Buzz Kulik
Abel Rosnovski: Peter Strauss
William Kane: Sam Neill
Thaddeus Cohen: Ron Silver
David Osborne: David Dukes
Richard Kane: Tom Roberts Byrd
George Nowak: Vyto Ruginis
Susan Lester: Jill Eikenberry
Allan Lloyd: Richard Anderson
Florentyna Rosnovski: Kate McNeil
Kate Kane: Veronica Hamel

: Big Deal

A serial in ten parts
What are Friends For? by ANTHONY COUCH
Mum's marriage on the rocks already? And a well-heeled rival for Jan's affections.... everything seems to be falling apart again for Robby Box.


Unknown: Anthony Couch
Unknown: Robby Box.
Producer: Terence Williams
Director: John Glenister
Robby Box: Ray Brooks
Jan Oliver: Sharon Duce
Dick: Stephen Tate
Arthur: Harry Beety
Christine: Paulina Dare
Vi: Pamela Cundell
Tommy: James Ottaway
Grover: Michael Jayston
Dai Phillips: Richard Davies
Bill: Douglas Stark
Mrs Banks: Jan Carey
Nurse: Susan Leong

: The Late Film: Sister, Sister

starring Diahann Carroll, Rosalind Cash, Irene Cara and Paul Winfield
Carolyne Lovejoy and her younger sister Sissy share the old family house they had lived in as children. Full of memories and the strong presence of their long-dead father, a Baptist minister, the pair live as he would have wished. But when their older sister returns from Chicago old wounds are reopened, and the secret of the house and their fragile lives is painfully exposed.
This powerful emotional drama features excellent performances from some of the best black actors in America. The sensitive screenplay is by the celebrated black authoress of "I Know Why the Caged Birds Sing".
(First showing on British television)
FILMS: page 39


Screenplay: Maya Angelou
Producer: Maya Angelou
Producer: John Berry
Director: John Berry
Carolyne Lovejoy: Diahann Carroll
The Rev Henderson: Dick Anthony Williams
Freida Lovejoy Burton: Rosalind Cash
Eddie Craven: Paul Winfield
Sissy Lovejoy: Irene Cara
Danny Burton: Christoff St John

: Weather

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