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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Debbie Greenwood and Nick Ross
Including a look back to the 1986 World Cup competition, and a look ahead to this week at Wimbledon. Timetable:
News on the hour and half hour
Weather with Michael Fish 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
Including this morning:
At 7.32 Steve Blacknell with some hot pop gossip; at 8.32 consumer report from Lynn Faulds Wood ; and before 9.0 Russell Grant predicts what the stars may have in store.


Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Michael Fish
Unknown: Steve Blacknell
Unknown: Lynn Faulds Wood
Unknown: Russell Grant

: Play School

Presenter Sheelagh Gilbey Guest Wayne Jackman
Story: The Line That Got the Bumps by JUDY WHITFIELD (R)


Presenter: Sheelagh Gilbey
Presenter: Guest Wayne Jackman
Unknown: Judy Whitfield

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Richard Whitmore


: Postman Pat: Postman Pat's Finding Day

A See-Saw programme
Written by John Cunliffe. (R)


Writer: John Cunliffe
Narration and vocals: Ken Barrie
Music: Bryan Daly
Designed and directed by: Ivor Wood

: Wimbledon 86

The 100th Lawn Tennis Championships
The second week of Wimbledon gets under way and, for those who have survived the early rounds, thoughts will begin to stray to the possibility of reaching the semi-finals, perhaps even the Final.
Live coverage from the Centre and No 1 Courts by DAN MASKELL , JOHN BARRETT
BILL THRELFALL , ANN JONES and VIRGINIA WADE Introduced by HARRY CARPENTER Television presentation


Unknown: Dan Maskell
Unknown: John Barrett
Unknown: Gerald Williams
Unknown: Barry Davies
Unknown: Mark Cox
Unknown: Bill Threlfall
Unknown: Ann Jones
Unknown: Virginia Wade
Introduced By: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston.
Unknown: Fred Viner
Unknown: Alastair Scott.
Unknown: Wendy Sheppard
Producer: Martin Hopkins
Producer: Harold Anderson

: Regional News

: Laurel and Hardy

Stan and Ollie have to deliver a monster cake and find they're delivering a monster instead in They Take the Cake

: Wacky Races

Baja Ha Ha Race (R)

: The Kids of Degrassi Street

A short series of some of the early adventures of the Degrassi Street kids. Ida Makes a Movie
Ida is bored till she decides to enter a film-making competition. Her movie wins an award, but for the wrong reasons, and Ida doesn't know how to explain. Produced and directed by KIT HOOD and LINDA SCHUYLER (R)


Directed By: Kit Hood
Unknown: Linda Schuyler

: Blue Peter: Simon and Goldie Special

A Celebration of Simon's Eight 'Blue Peter' Years
Remember Goldie's very first television appearance when she was 71 weeks old? Simon, alias his hero Elvis? Postman Groom's hazardous helicopter delivery of Christmas parcels to the Bishop Rock Lighthouse? Fishing for eels in Japan and whirling upside down on the world's largest roller-coaster? Join Simon and Goldie as they relive these magic moments - and many, many more!
Back Pages: 86
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Presenter: Simon Groom
Assistant Editor: Lewis Bronze
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: Paddles Up

A series of four programmes. The first heat of BBC
Television's international canoeing competition from the River Tryweryn in Bala, north Wales. DONALD
JOHNSTONE of New Zealand, the current Paddles Up champion, races against competitors from Great
Britain, Ireland and West
Germany over a formidable course of natural and man-made obstacles. Commentators


Unknown: Wales. Donald
Unknown: Chris Rea
Unknown: John Gosling
Producer: John G. Smith

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Andrew Harvey followed by Weather News


Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: London Plus

John Stapleton
Linda Mitchell and Caroline Righton bring you all tonight's headlines from London and the South East plus the interviews that will make tomorrow's talking points. The London Plus reporters are with the people making the news. Plus all the day's sport from MICHAEL WALE Producer JANE DRABBLE Editor PHILIP HARDING


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Linda Mitchell
Unknown: Caroline Righton
Producer: Jane Drabble
Editor: Philip Harding

: Wogan

Back from his holiday, it's time for Terry to pack away the bucket and spade, shake the sand out of his shoes and get down to Shepherd's Bush Green again to see the stars.


Unknown: Bush Green

: The Rock 'n' Roll Years

The first of eight programmes. 1964
Mick Jagger gets the second series off to a proper start with that 60s cri de coeur - 'I just wanna make love to you!'
The news - Mary Whitehouse launches her clean-up TV campaign, Nelson Mandela goes to prison, George Brown does a double-act with Robin Day , and the Beatles' first film is fab, gear and very far from grotty.
The music - The Rolling
Stones, Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas, Freddie and the Dreamers, The Hollies
Manfred Mann , Peter and Gordon, The Four Most, The Nashville Teens, The Kinks Herman 's Hermits Dusty Springfield
Peter, Paul and Mary
Videotape editor ANDY QUESTED
Research SUE GAGAN Producer ANN FREER


Unknown: Mick Jagger
Unknown: Mary Whitehouse
Unknown: Nelson Mandela
Unknown: George Brown
Unknown: Robin Day
Unknown: Billy J. Kramer
Unknown: Manfred Mann
Unknown: Kinks Herman

: It's Your Move

The Experts
Acting on Matt's financial advice, Norman and Dwight make a killing on the stock market. But rather than dining out on their new-found wealth, they soon find themselves singing for their supper.
Dwight Ellis ..GARRETT MORRIS Written by MICHAEL G. MOYE Directed by TOM MCCONNELL


Unknown: Dwight Ellis
Unknown: Garrett Morris
Written By: Michael G. Moye
Directed By: Tom McConnell
Matthew: Jason Bateman
Eileen: Caren Kaye
Julie: Tricia Cast
Lou: Ernie Sabella
Norman: David Garrison

: Hell's Bells

written by JAN BUTLIN starring
Dem Bones, Dem Bones, Dem Dry Bones!
Selwyn is beside himself with joy when the bones of St Winifred, the cathedral's patron saint, are rediscovered in the ruins of the old abbey. Not surprisingly, the Bishop is rather sceptical about their authenticity.
Lighting robin EMPSALL Designer PAUL MONTAGUE Produced and directed by MIKE STEPHENS BBC Manchester


Written By: Jan Butlin
Unknown: Robin Empsall
Designer: Paul Montague
Directed By: Mike Stephens
Dean Selwyn Makepeace: Derek Nimmo
Bishop Godfrey Hethercote: Robert Stephens
Maudie Mountjoy: Penelope Horner
Emma Hethercote: Susan Jameson
Edith Makepeace: Phyllida Law
Wilfred Hankey: Milton Johns
Workman: Michael Burns
Elderly lady: Myrtle Devenish
Bert: Harry Goodier
Woman in shop: Su Elliott
Young boy: Sam Lee

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and John Humphrys Regional News Weather News

: Panorama

A weekly window on life in Britain and around the world through the eyes of: FRED EMERY , ROBERT HARRIS


Unknown: Fred Emery
Unknown: Robert Harris
Unknown: Gavin Hewitt
Unknown: Margaret Jay
Unknown: Richard Lindley
Unknown: Tom Mangold
Unknown: Peter Taylor
Unknown: Paul Barry
Editor: David Dickinson

: Wimbledon 86

Match of the Day
Highlights of the day's play are introduced by DESMOND LYNAM while
GERALD WILLIAMS assesses the stories making today's news.


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Gerald Williams

: Beethoven for Africa

Sir Georg Solti conducts
Beethoven Symphony No 5 in c minor, with the BBC Symphony Orchestra
A performance recorded last year at a concert given in the Royal Albert Hall , London, in aid of famine relief for
Ethiopia and the Sudan. Members of the BBC
Symphony Orchestra and Oxfam got together to organise the event.
Introduced by Richard Baker Producer ALEX SPINK


Unknown: Sir Georg Solti
Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Introduced By: Richard Baker
Producer: Alex Spink
Director: Tom Gutteridge

: Weather

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