starts your day with news, sport, weather and travel available to all viewers whether or not they have teletext sets.
with Guy Michelmore and Debbie Greenwood Timetable:
National and international news on the hour and half-hour with Sue Carpenter
Weather with Francis Wilson
Regional news and travel information from around the country at
6.57, 7.27, 7.57,8.27
Including this morning:
Steve Blacknell has the latest pop gossip.
As Ian Botham prepares to follow in the footsteps of Hannibal and his elephants across the Alps, Breakfast Time's Bob WMttaker presents an updated report on the cricketer's previous trek for charity from
John O'Groats to Land's End which raised E900,000 for leukaemia research. Researcher ALISON BLAIR
Producer DIARMUID JEFFRIES
In the middle of my back, there's a tickle,
And I really want to give it such a scratch
Presenter Ben Thomas Guest Janet Palmer
Story: The Blind Men and the Elephant by J. G. SAXE
with Richard Whitmore and Laurie Mayer
News Headlines with subtitles
Weather News MICHAEL FISH
A See-Saw programme. (R)
Narration and vocals:
25th Anniversary Special * CEEFAX SUBTITLES
Devised by CHLOE ASHCROFT and PETER GOSLING
Piewife decides it's high time that the Universal Pies bicycle was cured of its squeaky wheels, but the Piepilot has other ideas. A pie full of squeaks is ordered but whoever heard of a squeaky song... ?
Music PETER GOSLING Puppets
Series producer MICHAEL COLE Producer SHARON MILLER
by BARRY MURRAY starring Paul Daniels The Big Sneeze
What made Wooly sneeze his carrot candyfloss all over Wizbit? Watch this space. Directed by PHIL BISHOP
A cartoon adventure series The Inca girl Zia was taken to another island by the 'monster' and Esteban followed to try to save her.
But the monster turned out to be a strange boy called Tao, in disguise. What's he doing living all by himself on these islands?
with Paul Jones Miss Edwards of COTTENHAM VILLAGE COLLEGE, Cambridgeshire, has been in the teacher's chair for seven programmes. Will the new challenging pupil be able to beat her?
Devised by CUVE DOIG
Producer JUDY WHITFIELD
read by Roger Finn
with Janet Ellis, Peter Duncan and Mark Curry
Going Batty! Join bat man Phil Richardson as he takes Simon and Goldie on his nightly patrol in deepest Northamptonshire. There are more myths about bats than any other animal in Britain but, contrary to popular belief, they don't get caught in your hair or spread disease. If you can't tell a pipistrelle from a Natterer's - now's your chance to find out about these gentle and much misunderstood creatures.
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Yabba-dabba-doo! Roll on down to Bedrock to meet that most modern of Stone-Age families.
Big League Freddie
A HANNABARBERA production
with Nicholas WitcheU and Frances Coverdale followed by Weather News
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 With MICHAEL WALE Editor JANE DRABBLE
Temporary resident required for empty chair in Television Theatre. Conveniently situated near Central and Metropolitan underground stations and bus routes 220, 207, 88 and 12. Easy access to M40. Hours 7.0 to 7.35 pm.
Has David Frost got the job?
A natural history in 13 parts by David Attenborough 6: Invasion of the Land
Evolution reached one of its most crucial stages 350 million years ago, when fish crawled from water on to the land and became amphibians. Today newts, salamanders, frogs and toads still survive in great variety: some frogs can fly and, strangest of all, there's even a species in which the male gives birth from its mouth!
Film editor RON MARTTN Music EDWARD WILLIAMS Producer RICHARD BROCK BBC Bristol (R)
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by JOHN ESMONDE and BOB LARBEY starring
Karl Howman and Gary Waldhom Elizabeth Counsell with Kim Thomson Mike Walling
Lionel's daughter Lesley is on a forced separation from
Jacko in America, and Jacko returns from hospital to start back at work. But, for some reason, his old charm is not working with the ladies.
Music DEXY'S MIDNIGHT RUNNERS
Studio lighting GRAHAM RIMMINGTON Designer RICHARD MCMANAN-SMITH Produced by SYDNEY LOTTERBY Directed by MANDIE FLETCHER * CEEFAX SUBTITLES
Girl in shop:
John Humphrys and Andrew Harvey present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad Regional News Weather News
A weekly window on life in Britain and around the world through the eyes of television's top reporters: Fred Emery , Gavin Hewitt Margaret Jay
Richard lindley , Tom Mangold Peter Taylor , Paul Barry John Ware
Editor DAVID DICKINSON
from Wembley Arena featuring The Raffles Classic The first night of this world-famous show with its unique blend of pageantry, spectacle and top-class show jumping.
The stars are the horses and at this show there is a complete cross-section of the equestrian world.
Introduced by David Vine Commentators
RAYMOND BROOKS-WARD STEPHEN HADLEY
Producers JOHNNIE WATHERSTON ALAST AIR SCOTT
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The conclusion of a two-part episode starring
Hounded by the law and desperate to prove his innocence, Houston finds some unusual allies on the way to Honolulu and a showdown with the man who is responsible for his torment....
Written by MICHAEL FISHER
Directed by JAMES L. CONWAY
C J Parsons:
Det Lt Hoyt: