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: CeefaxAM

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

: Breakfast Time

with Selina Scott and Guy Michelmore Timetable:
News on the hour and half hour read by Sue Carpenter
Weather at 6.55, 7.25, 7.55,
8.25 and 8.55 with Ian McCaskill
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 This morning's papers reviewed at 8.37
Including this morning:
Zoe's View - Breakfast Time's young people's correspondent Zoe Brown files her latest report; and Richard Smith takes your medical calls on [number removed]


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Guy Michelmore
Read By: Sue Carpenter
Unknown: Ian McCaskill
Unknown: Zoe Brown
Unknown: Richard Smith

: Play School

Come along! Join our parade! Wave your flags and shout
Listen to the music of the band - It's playing just for us today! Presenter Stuart Bradley Guest Jane Hardy
Story: Josh Jolly and the Flag by JOYCE TOMSETT
Musical director ALLAN ROGERS Percussion ALAN cox. will HILL Graphics OLIVER ELMES Director SHEILA FRASER


Presenter: Stuart Bradley
Presenter: Guest Jane Hardy
Unknown: Josh Jolly
Unknown: Oliver Elmes
Director: Sheila Fraser
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Gharbar

Two years ago, the Asian
Mother and Baby Campaign was launched nationally by HRH The Princess Anne. The aim of the campaign is to publicise and improve antenatal care for Asian women in response to a need expressed by the Asian community.
Recently, the campaign arrived in Walsall, West
Midlands, where Gharbar met Dr A. R. Gatrad , a child specialist, and link worker Jabeen Kausar.
Sushma Sharma , an acupuncturist, explains this ancient Chinese method of curing illness with needles. Rita Ganguly sings a song. An Asian Unit presentation BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Dr A. R. Gatrad
Unknown: Jabeen Kausar.
Unknown: Sushma Sharma
Unknown: Rita Ganguly

: See Hear!

List of subtitled programmes on Ceefax page 183

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: News Headlines

: Regional News


: Little Misses and the Mister Men

A See-Saw programme by ROGER HARGREAVES Little Miss Tiny
Narrated by PAULINE COLLINS and JOHN ALDERTON Mister Tickle
Narrated by ARTHUR LOWE produced and directed by TREVOR BOND and TERRY WARD (R)


Programme By: Roger Hargreaves
Unknown: Pauline Collins
Unknown: John Alderton
Unknown: Mister Tickle
Unknown: Arthur Lowe
Directed By: Trevor Bond
Directed By: Terry Ward

: World Show Jumping Championships

from Aachen, West Germany Today's event decides the team competition, and with Britain being the current
European champions, hopes are high for a medal. The
Americans are the favourites, with West Germany a great threat on their home ground. Introduced by DAVID VINE


Introduced By: David Vine

: Regional News

: Dastardly and Muttley

A comedy cartoon with Dick Dastardly as the commander of the notorious Vulture
Squadron, sometimes helped by his companion Muttley.
There's No Fool Like a Refuel A shortage of gas stops the flying machines from catching Yankee Doodle Pigeon. (R)


Unknown: Dick Dastardly

: Treasure in Malta

The last of five episodes
Just as the crooks seem about to get their hands on the golden statue of the goddess Calypso, Jiminy and his friends come riding to the rescue. (R)

: Dungeons and Dragons: Quest of the Skeleton Warrior

Trapped in the realm of dungeons and dragons a young team of adventurers have to fight the forces of evil together in order to find a way back home. (R)

: Duncan Dares

Water Beetle
Crossing the notonous Irish
Sea in an old car is a real dare for Peter Duncan and co-driver Steve Good - especially when the weather forecasters get it wrong and they encounter 20-foot waves in mid-channel! Why didn't they take the ferry? Find out in this episode of DuncanDares!
Film cameraman MAX SAMETT Producer ROB BENFIELD (R)


Unknown: Peter Duncan
Unknown: Max Samett
Producer: Rob Benfield

: Go For It!

with Robbie Vincent and Angharad Mair
Marjorie Proops tackles the problems of British soaps.
Is Robbie still not smoking? And how are the Go For It! challenges going? This week the Scottish family reports back.
Film editor PETER RINGSTED Series producer
For a Go For It! leaflet send sae 23 cm x 25 cm to Go For It! [address removed]


Unknown: Robbie Vincent
Unknown: Angharad Mair
Unknown: Marjorie Proops
Unknown: David Cordingley

: Six O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: 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 Simon Bates.
Top 40 hits on Ceefax
BBC video: Top of the Pops, BBCV/B 3032 from retailers


Presenter: Simon Bates
Sound: Scott Talbott
Lighting: Chris Townsend
Designer: Roger Harris
Production: Brian Whitehouse

: EastEnders

by Tony McHale.
'You lot have made me as welcome as the bubonic plague'.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Tony McHale
Title Music: Simon May
Title Music: Leslie Osborne
Series Designer: Keith Harris
Series Script Editor: Tony Holland
Producer: Julia Smith
Director: Garth Tucker

: Bodymatters

A magical mystery tour of our own flesh and blood with Dr Graeme Garden
Dr Alan Maryon Davis Dr Gillian Rice Skin Talk
A flea's-eye view of the largest, heaviest, dustiest organ in the whole body - the skin.
Discover how it gives you away with its colour changes, smells and secretions and how it makes secret weapons to fight your enemies. And thrill to the sounds of the world's first skin orchestra. Producer SUSAN SPINDLER
Series editor DAVID FILKIN (R)


Unknown: Dr Graeme Garden
Unknown: Dr Alan Maryon Davis
Unknown: Dr Gillian Rice
Producer: Susan Spindler

: Les and Dustin's Laughter Show

Les Dennis and DustinGee
The comedy duo give you a glimpse at the EastEnders and a rousing impression of Arthur Scargill and Derek Hatton. In their Quest for the Key, the search takes them to a hamburger stall, a confrontation with the police and an appointment with Dr Zordas.
Guests this week are
Roy Walker and Black Onyx Scnpt associate NEIL SHAND Musical director KEN JONES
Choreographer ALAN HARDING Designer ANDREW HOWE-DA VIES Produced and directed by JOHN BISHOP (R)


Unknown: Arthur Scargill
Unknown: Derek Hatton.
Unknown: Roy Walker
Director: Ken Jones
Unknown: Choreographer Alan Harding
Designer: Andrew Howe-Da
Directed By: John Bishop

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and John Humphrys Regional News Weather News

: Crimewatch UK

The programme that asks you, the viewer, to turn crimefighter.
With Nick Ross and Sue Cook.
Georgina Davies, a 72-year-old nurse from Salford, was found dead in her home seven weeks ago. The identity of her last patient remains a mystery - the murder squad needs your help with that and other leads.
When security guards were robbed of cash outside a Birmingham bank their lives were threatened and one was shot in the leg. As the attackers sped away they left crucial clues to their identities.
And the search for Anne Lock - a full reconstruction and a new appeal.
Nick Ross and Sue Cook, along with detectives, are waiting for your calls in the Crimewatch studio. Police officers David Hatcher and Helen Phelps report from the Incident Desk.
If you can help, call Crimewatch on [number removed] any time from 9.30 pm until midnight.
(Crimewatch Update at 11.45pm)
Details on Ceefax page 186
FEATURE: page 98


Presenter: Nick Ross
Presenter: Sue Cook
Police officer: David Hatcher
Police officer: Helen Phelps
Studio Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Sam Organ
Editor: Peter Chafer

: In Sickness and in Health

by JOHNNY SPEIGHT starring Warren Mitchell and Dandy Nichols with Una Stubbs
Rita comes home for a few days to visit Mum and Dad and meets their new home-help,
Winston. Mike , meanwhile, is still unemployed in Liverpool, and who can wonder when 'the Tory Government's being run by a grocer's daughter!'
Designer GRAHAM LOUGH Produced and directed by ROGER RACE (R)


Unknown: Johnny Speight
Unknown: Warren Mitchell
Unknown: Dandy Nichols
Unknown: Una Stubbs
Unknown: Winston. Mike
Designer: Graham Lough
Directed By: Roger Race
Alf: Warren Mitchell
Else: Dandy Nichols
Rita: Una Stubbs
Winston: Eamonn Walker
Women by phone: Jo Kendall
Women by phone: April Walker
Winston's friend: Richard Speight

: Food and Trucks and Rock 'n' Roll

At the end of 1984, in a small studio in London's Notting
Hill Gate, Bob Geldof.
Midge Ure and a group of friends got together to record 'Do they know it's
Christmas?' All proceeds were to help relieve the Ethiopian famine. The song became the biggest-selling UK single of all time - and Band Aid was bom. This film follows
Band Aid's meteoric rise through events like Live Aid and Fashion Aid till today it stands as one of the major forces in African famine relief.
● INFO: page 93


Unknown: Bob Geldof.
Unknown: Midge Ure
Producer: Adrian Hughes
Director: Ian McMillan

: Crimewatch Update

Developments and reminders from the Crimewatch team.

: Weather

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