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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Selina Scott and Frank Bough Timetable:
National and international news on the hour and half hour from Sue Carpenter.
Francis Wilson looks ahead to the weekend weather at home and abroad at 6.55,
7.25, 7.55, 8.25 and 8.55
Including this morning: Selina looks back as she hands in her BBC-issue alarm clock on her last morning as one half of one of Britain's best-known television partnerships;
Glynn Christian rolls out the barrow to look at some of this Weekend's best buys; and just after 9.0 Alan Titchmarsh tackles your gardening
Problems - you can phone him on [number removed]


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Sue Carpenter.
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Glynn Christian
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: XIII Commonwealth Games

Edinburgh 1986 Introduced by Steve Rider
The President of the Commonwealth Games Federation, HRH
The Prince Philip, says in his introduction to the Games that most participants have the ability to communicate with each other in the same language. But Performance is the name of the game from here on as the competition gets under way. Bowls from Balgreen Bowling Centre
This sport has been part of the Games since 1930 and has the unique distinction of being on on every day of competition this year.
Very early shots in both the Singles and Pairs competitions this morning Commentators
Swimming from the Royal
Commonwealth Pool
The daily pattern is heats in the morning with finals in the evening.
Rowing from Strathclyde Country Park
Rowing returns to the schedule after an absence of 24 years. Heats of many kinds described by GERALD SINSTADT and CHRIS BAILLIEU , the latter a sculler of some repute.
Shooting from four different venues, with ten categories, singles and pairs in each.
Reports on who shot what this morning from DAVID ICKE.
News of the early moments in the 100km Team Trial, with HUGH PORTER.


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Unknown: David Vine
Unknown: David Rhys-Jones
Unknown: Jim Davidson
Unknown: Alan Weeks
Unknown: Hamilton Bland
Unknown: Gerald Sinstadt
Unknown: Chris Baillieu
Unknown: David Icke.
Unknown: Hugh Porter.

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart
News Headlines with subtitles


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

: Regional News



Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme Have you ever seen an elephant balance on a piece of string? with Chloe Ashcroft and Don Spencer
Musical director PETER GOSLING Produced by CHRISTINE HEWITT Executive producer


Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Don Spencer
Director: Peter Gosling
Produced By: Christine Hewitt
Unknown: Cynthia Felgate

: XIII Commonwealth Games

Edinburgh 1986 Introduced by Desmond Lynam
The event categories are
Singles, Pairs and Fours for men and women. They all play each other on a round-robin basis and the medals are decided on a league system. This afternoon it's Pairs (each player has four bowls) and Fours (two each) and they play 21 ends, nearest the jack wins the shot.
Badminton from Meadowbank Stadium The team event works like this: each team is made up of a single man, a single woman, a mixed doubles pair, a men's doubles pair, and a women's doubles pair, and country plays country.
Synchronised Swimming is a new event to the Commonwealth Games. All the soloist has to worry about is remembering her routine, not to breathe while in a submerged condition, and to listen hard for her music - twice the problem for the duettists. It's a women-only event with the exception of HAMILTON BLAND , who joins CAROLINE HOLMYARD for commentary.
Weightlifting from the Playhouse Theatre Don't be confused by the categories - there are ten of them and they relate to the competitors' body weights. This afternoon is for 52kg persons. Do be confused if you must by the lifts - the Snatch, and the Clean and Jerk (that's one).
TONY GUBBA will explain.
Shooting and Rowing
There are Free and Rapid Fire Pistols, Olympic Trench and Air Rifle pairs banging on all day.
The oarspersons are still in the heats.
Results and action as and when available.


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Commentary By: Barry Davies
Unknown: Gerald Williams
Unknown: Derek Talbot
Unknown: Hamilton Bland
Unknown: Caroline Holmyard
Unknown: Tony Gubba

: Regional News

: The Amazing Adventures of Morph

Introduced by Tony Hart
The Day Nothing Happened Animators


Introduced By: Tony Hart
Unknown: Peter Lord
Unknown: David Sproxton
Producer: Patrick Dowung

: Dastardly and Muttley

Shape Up or Ship Out (R)

: Wacky Races

Mish Mash Missouri Dash (R)

: Record Breakers

with Roy Castle Fiona Kennedy and Julian Farino
More records, more unusual facts and more of your letters in another packed programme. Assistant producer SALLY FRASER Producer MICHAEL FORTE (R)


Unknown: Roy Castle
Unknown: Fiona Kennedy
Unknown: Julian Farino
Producer: Sally Fraser
Producer: Michael Forte

: Newsround Special Delivery

This summer the Newsround team goes on tour - meeting new people, visiting new places, and finding new stories around the country - and joins forces on its travels with the Radio 1 Roadshow. John Craven reports on what's in store from the stage of the Roadshow at the seaside resort of Morecambe in Lancashire.


Unknown: John Craven

: Gentle Ben

with Dennis Weaver and Clint Howard Hurricane Coming


Unknown: Dennis Weaver
Unknown: Clint Howard
Producer: George Sherman

: The Flintstones

Monster from the Tar Pits

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas WitcheU followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witcheu

: Wogan

Join Terry live tonight as the sun sinks behind the sylvan splendour that is Shepherd's Bush Green , and the lowing herd winds slowly over the lea to take its seat in the Television Theatre. Director DAVID TAYLOR Producer JON PLOWMAN Series producers


Unknown: Join Terry
Unknown: Bush Green
Director: David Taylor
Producer: Jon Plowman
Unknown: Frances Whitaker.

: No Place Like Home

by JON WATKINS starring and Much to Arthur's dismay, the mating season seems to have started for the Crabtree children. The Mating Season
Produced and directed by ROBIN NASH (R)


Unknown: Jon Watkins
Directed By: Robin Nash
Arthur Crabtree: William Gaunt
Beryl Crabtree: Patricia Garwood
Vera Botting: Marcia Warren
Trevor Botting: Michael Sharvell-Martin
Nigel: Martin Clunes
Tracy: Dee Sadler
Paul: Stephen Watson
Lorraine Codd: Beverley Adams
Raymond Codd: Daniel Hill
Nadia: Erica Lynley
Connie: Felicity Finch
Louise: Sophie Hughes
Anthony: Ronny Cush
Lyn: Madeleine Wynn-Higgins

: Dynasty

The Subpoenas
Bart Fallmont's secret past yields surprising dividends for Denver-Carrington, but Blake's joy is short-lived as his brother Ben gears up for a bitter courtroom battle.
Amanda faces rejection from all sides and Alexis plans a little sabotage....


Written By: Edward Deblasio
Directed By: Irving Moore
Blake: John Forsythe
Krystle: Linda Evans
Alexis: Joan Collins
Adam: Gordon Thomson
Steven: Jack Coleman
Dex: Michael Nader
Dominique: Diahann Carroll
Amanda: Catherine Oxenberg
Claudia: Pamela Bellwood
Caress: Kate O'Mara
Ben: Christopher Cazenove
Jackie: Troy Beyer
Buck: Richard Anderson
Publisher: Richard Roat

: Nine O'Clock News

with John Humphrys and Andrew Harvey Regional News
Weekend Weather News


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: XIII Commonwealth Games

Edinburgh 1986 Introduced by Desmond Lynam
A full round-up of the first day of 'The Friendly Games'. Swimming from the Royal
Commonwealth Pool The Finals of the Women's 100m Freestyle Men 100m Breast-stroke Women's 400m Medley Men's 400m Freestyle
Women's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay
The World Record is 8:02.27, East Germany is not part of the Commonwealth. Commentators
Boxing from Ingliston Show Ground HARRY CARPENTER reports on tonight's preliminary bouts.
More action from the Team event, with places in the play-offs the target. Weightlifting
If you weigh up to 56kg
(123ilb in the old money) and can snatch about double that, you should really be competing in Edinburgh tonight.
Plus results and news of today's Cycling Team Trial, Rowing heats and repêchages, Bowls, and Shooting.


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Alan Weeks
Unknown: Hamilton Bland
Unknown: Harry Carpenter

: The Late Film: A Question of Honour

Ben Gazzara Paul Sorvino
Robert Vaughn
After 15 unblemished years in the New York Police Department, Joe
DeFalco yearns for a major case that will lift him into the big time. His chance comes when a tip-off leads to an international narcotics dealer. But the man has political connections and a trap is set for Joe by government officials determined to find evidence of police corruption.
Screenplay by BUDD SCHULBERG Based on the novel by SONNY GROSSO. PHILIP ROSENBERG Produced by SONNY GROSSO Directed by JUD TAYLOR
0 FILMS: page 28


Unknown: Ben Gazzara
Unknown: Paul Sorvino
Unknown: Robert Vaughn
Play By: Budd Schulberg
Novel By: Sonny Grosso.
Novel By: Philip Rosenberg
Produced By: Sonny Grosso
Directed By: Jud Taylor
Joe DeFalco: Ben Gazzara
Carlo Danzie: Paul Sorvino
Frederick Walker: Robert Vaughn
Gil Marlowe: Tony Roberts
Paul Martelli: Danny Aiello
Jeannie DeFalco: Danny Rossen
Luke Romano: Steve Inwood
Captain Marcus: Anthony Zerbe
Stallard: Hector Jaime Mercado
Al Kirkorian: Barton Heyman
Wiley: Lance Hendrickson
Mickie: Donna Mitchell
Kane: Donald Symington

: Weather

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