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: CeefaxAM

: Breakfast Time

with Debbie Greenwood and Frank Bough in London and full coverage of the SDP Party Conference in Harrogate. Timetable:
News on the hour and half hour read by Sue Carpenter
Weather with Michael Fish at 6.55, 7.25, 7.55,8.25,8.55
Regional news and travel from local BBC studios at
6.57, 7.27, 7.57, and 8.27
Sports news at 7.20 and 8.20 Including this morning:
Beverly Alt shows off some more fashion ideas


Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Unknown: Frank Bough
Read By: Sue Carpenter
Unknown: Michael Fish

: SDP Conference 1986

Live coverage of the final session, including the debate on taxation and social benefit.

: Play School

The hedgehog is a little beast who likes a quiet wood
Where he can feed his family on proper hedgehog food
Presenter Sarah Long Guest Stuart Bradley
Story: The Ants and the Grasshopper
(traditional) (R)


Unknown: Stuart Bradley

: SDP Conference 1986

Coverage of the closing session in Harrogate, with the speech by The Rt Hon David Owen , MP, Leader of the SDP. Reporting team
Sir Robin Day and David Dimbleby with Vincent Hanna


Unknown: David Owen
Unknown: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Vincent Hanna

: News After Noon

with Frances Coverdale and Sue Carpenter
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Frances Coverdale

: Chock-a-Block

A See-Saw programme with Fred Harris Snake
Today it's the Chockabloke who puts the block into
Chock-a-Block's block slot and rocks the Rockablocks to find words that ring Chock-a-Block's rhyme chime. Music PETER


Unknown: Fred Harris
Unknown: Gosling Designer Mary
Producer: Michael Cole

: Songs of Praise

from Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

: Regional News

: Tottie

The Dolls Wish by RUMER GODDEN
Tottie, a dutch doll made of wood, and her friends
Mr Plantagenet and Apple, live in the doll's house. They are a happy family but, of course, being a doll is very different from being a person. Dolls can't choose. They can only be chosen.
With the voices of Anna Calder-Marshall
Nancy Gair , Olwen Griffiths Music DAVID HENEKER
Animated and directed by OLIVER POSTAGE and PETER FIRMIN


Unknown: Rumer Godden
Unknown: Mr Plantagenet
Unknown: Anna Calder-Marshall
Unknown: Nancy Gair
Unknown: Olwen Griffiths
Music: David Heneker
Directed By: Oliver Postage
Unknown: Peter Firmin

: The Adventures of Bullwinkle and Rocky

A cartoon series in eight parts
The Treasure of Monte Zoom 2: Flood Water or Drown in the Valley (R)

: The Biskitts

A cartoon series about the biscuit-sized dogs that defend the treasure of Biskett Island from the wicked King Max. Today's stories are: The Moonpond
Fly Me to the Goon (R)

: Hartbeat

A new approach to the art of making pictures with Tony Hart
Margot Wilson , Mr Bennett Eyes
Featuring eyes in famous paintings from Leonardo to Picasso; there's designer frames and false eyes, eye charts and Mr Bennett 's eyesight!
Watch out for your work in today's Gallery.


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Margot Wilson
Unknown: Mr Bennett
Unknown: Mr Bennett
Producer: Christopher Pilkington

: Eureka

The invention of everyday things. written by CLIVE DOIG
Paul McDowell guides the unruly class of players through the great stories of medical achievement. The thermometer, stethoscope, vaccination, antiseptic and anaesthetic. Watch out for some pretty gruesome stuff with Sylvester McCoy ,
Bernard Holley , Jacqueline Clarke , Mike Savage and Julia Binsted. Wilf Lunn adds his own discoveries to medical science.
Produced by CUVE DOIG


Written By: Clive Doig
Written By: Paul McDowell
Unknown: Sylvester McCoy
Unknown: Bernard Holley
Unknown: Jacqueline Clarke
Unknown: Mike Savage
Unknown: Julia Binsted.
Unknown: Wilf Lunn
Produced By: Cuve Doig

: The Flintstones

The Astra Nuts
Betty's blunder puts Fred and Barney in the army, where they volunteer for a mission that is decidedly out of this world!

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Andrew Harvey followed by Weather News


Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Regional news magazines

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

: Wogan

As he shakes the rain from his trusty and impermeable umbrella, Terry ponders whether he made a mistake when he trusted that bit of seaweed he found outside the theatre. When it comes to forecasting the weather it's as much use as a concrete lettuce.
Series producer FRANCES WHTTAKER


Producer: Jon Plowman
Producer: Frances Whttaker

: The Muppet Show

Paul Williams looks forward to being a giant among
Muppets when he stars in tonight's edition of The
Muppet Show. However, as seasoned fans will know, and the American singer-songwriter is bound to find out, things never go quite according to plan if any Muppets are close at hand. Producer JIM HENSON


Unknown: Paul Williams
Producer: Jim Henson

: Dallas

A disaster in Colombia sends tremors back to Dallas - where there are other rumblings over J.R.'s manipulative ways. As
Jamie's fears of life repeating itself increase; Ray and Donna try to persuade Tony that misfortune need not strike twice. Meanwhile Sue Ellen and Mandy make a choice about the devil they know....


Written By: Leonard Katzman
Directed By: Bruce Bilson
Miss Ellie: Barbara Bel Geddes
Sue Ellen: Linda Gray
J R: Larry Hagman
Donna: Susan Howard
Ray: Steve Kanaly
Clayton: Howard Keel
Cliff: Ken Kercheval
Jenna: Priscilla Beaulieu Presley
Pam: Victoria Principal
Mandy: Deborah Shelton
Jamie: Jenilee Harrison
Jack: Dack Rambo
Matt: Marc Singer
Mark: John Becker
Angelica Nero: Barbara Carrera
Jerry Kenderson: Barry Jenner
Rueda: Alejandro Rey
Marilee Stone: Fern Fitzgerald
Tony: Solomon Smaniotto

: Points of View

Barry Took with your comments in the programme you help to write. Producer PETER GOURD
Please send your letters to: Points of View
BBC Television Centre London W12 8QT


Unknown: Barry Took

: 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

: Animal Squad

'Us English are Animal Lovers'
Sid Jenkins is called to a house where the condition of a dog is causing concern to neighbours.
It takes two days for Sid to trace the occupant of the house, who denies ever having owned a dog.
After a lengthy confrontation during which Sid calls in the police, the owner admits to 'disposing' of the animal. But where has it gone and can Sid save its life?
Sound recordist RAY PARKER Film editor JANE VAL BAKER
Executive producer ROGER MILLS Producer PAUL BERRIFF
If you wish to contact the RSPCA: RSPCA Headquarters [number removed]3 Scotland [number removed]
Northern Ireland [number removed] Book, S2.50from retailers


Unknown: Sid Jenkins
Unknown: Ray Parker
Editor: Jane Val Baker

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Steve Rider Highlights from tonight's
Barrett/Duff promotion from London's Royal Albert Hall featuring the current British and European Middleweight Champion, Herol 'Bomber'
Graham, and the number one contender for those titles, the hard-hitting Mark Kaylor from West Ham.
Both face tough American opposition tonight.
Graham is up against Tony Harrison from
Oklahoma, while Kaylor faces Lennie Lapaglai.
HARRY CARPENTER is at the ringside.
Plus all the night's other sporting news from home and abroad.
Video, Harry Carpenter 's Videobook of Sport Vol 1, BBCV/B 5011 from retailers Television presentation: Boxing BOB DUNCAN


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Mark Kaylor
Unknown: Tony Harrison
Unknown: Lennie Lapaglai.
Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Producer: Roger Moody
Editor: John Rowlinson

: Matt Houston

Needle in a Haystack
Caught up in the disposal of evidence of an illegal alien smuggling ring, a young diabetic boy is left to wander around Tijuana without his vital insulin. Houston has just 48 hours to find him. Written by DANIEL J. PYNE and SCOTT SHEPHERD
Directed by DON CHAFFEY


Written By: Daniel J. Pyne
Directed By: Don Chaffey
Matt: Lee Horsley
C J Parsons: Pamela Hensley
Det Lt Hoyt: Lincoln Kilpatrick

: The Waterloo

The 78th Greenall Whitley Crown Green Bowling Handicap
Highlights of the final from the Waterloo Hotel, Blackpool.


Unknown: Greenall Whitley
Introduced By: Richard Duckenfield

: Weather

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