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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

Frank Bough and Debbie Greenwood in London with Jeremy Paxman at the Conservative Party
Conference in Bournemouth Including this morning: Denise Robertson and Sally Hawkins advise on Personal problems;
Glynn Christian with a topical cooking tip.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Denise Robertson
Unknown: Sally Hawkins
Unknown: Glynn Christian

: Conservative Party Conference 1986

Coverage of the opening session of the Conference, with debates on homes and land, and privatisation, and the speech by the Party Chairman, The Rt Hon Norman Tebbit , MP.
Commentators Sir Robin Day David Dimbleby Vincent Hanna


Unknown: Norman Tebbit
Unknown: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Vincent Hanna
Editor: Peter Kenyatta

: Play School

Looking through my telescope, what do I see?
Faraway things as clear as can be!
Presenter Ben Thomas
Guests Janet Palmer , Loma Allsop Story: The Land of Just So by KATE COPSTICK


Presenter: Ben Thomas
Unknown: Guests Janet Palmer
Unknown: Loma Allsop
Unknown: Kate Copstick

: Conservative Party Conference 1986

Further live coverage from Bournemouth.

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Laurie Mayer
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Laurie Mayer

: Regional News


: Bagpuss

Bagpuss, an old cloth cat, lives with his friends in the window of Emily's shop.... where anything can happen Music by SANDRA KERR and JOHN FAULKNER (R)


Programme By: Peter Firmin
Programme By: Oliver Postgate
Music By: Sandra Kerr
Music By: John Faulkner

: Conservative Party Conference 1986

Live coverage of the afternoon debates on education and social services.

: Regional News

: Jimbo and the Jet Set

Written and created by PETER MADDOCKS
Directed by KErrH LEARNER (R)


Unknown: Peter Maddocks
Unknown: Voices Peter Hawkins
Unknown: Susan Sheridan
Directed By: Kerrh Learner

: The Chucklehounds

Telly Trouble
The Chucklehounds satellite television suffers from unusual interference .. ! Music DAVE COOKE
Designer MARCUS NORTH Producer MARTIN HUGHES BBC Manchester (R)


Music: Dave Cooke
Designer: Marcus North
Producer: Martin Hughes

: Captain Caveman

Cavey and the Baffling Buffalo Man
A mysterious monster gives the Teen Angels a fright. (R)

: Beat the Teacher

with Paul Jones
In which English city does a stretch of water follow an organ of the body? For the answer to this and other questions, watch today's programme!


Presenter: Paul Jones
Devised by: Clive Doig
Producer: Angela Sharp

: Rentaghost

Pixilated potions! Claypole's self-propelled bed and McWitch's appearance-changing potion have got to be tested - and who better than on the Meakers? and Dobbin, the pantomime horse Devised by BOB BLOCK
Incidental music JONATHAN COHEN Producer JEREMY SWAN


Unknown: Bob Block
Music: Jonathan Cohen
Producer: Jeremy Swan
Director: David Crichton
Timothy Claypole: Michael St Aniforth
Harold: Edward Brayshaw
Ethel Meaker: Ann Emery
Hazel the McWitch: Molly Weir
Nadia Popov: Sue Nicholis
Susie Starlight: Aimi MacDonald
Rose Perkins: Hal Dyer
Arthur: Jeffrey Segal
Policeman: Anthony Smee
Police sergeant: John Oxley
Bemie St John: Vincent White

: Grange Hill

Episode 1 by BARRY PURCHESE It's the first day of the new term at Grange Hill, with lots of old friends and new faces, including the school's first Scouser! But where's the headmaster, and what's a strange statue doing in the Playground?
This week's cast:
Fight arranger STUART FELL Devised byPHIL REDMOND Producer RONALD SMEDLEY Director EDWARD PUGH (R)


Unknown: Barry Purchese
Unknown: Stuart Fell
Unknown: Phil Redmond
Producer: Ronald Smedley
Director: Edward Pugh
Mrs McClusky: Gwyneth Powell
Mr Baxter: Michael Cronin
Mr Bronson: Michael Sheard
Mr Griffiths: George A. Cooper
Mrs Reagan: Lucinda Curtis
Mr Kennedy: Jeffrey Kissoon
Mr King: David Straun
Miss Booth: Karen Ford
Miss Partridge: Karen Lewis
Fay Lucas: Alison Bettles
Julie Marchant: Usa York
Jackie Wright: Melissa Wilks
Zammo McGuire: Lee MacDonald
Kevin: Mmoloki Chrystie
Steven Banks: Tim Polley
Roland: Erkan Mustafa
Julia Glover: Sara McGlasson
Laura Reagan: Fiona Mogridge
Louise Webb: Alison McLaughlin
Ant Jones: Ricky Simmonds
Danny Kendall: Jonathan Lambeth
Calley: Simone Hyams
Ronnie Birtles: Tina Mahon
Imelda Davis: Fleur Taylor
Helen Kelly: Ruth Carraway
Georgina Hayes: Samantha Lewis
Ziggy Greaves: George Wilson
Trevor Cleaver: John Drummond
Vince Savage: Steve George
Gonch Gardner: John Holmes
HoUo: Bradley Sheppard
Robbie Wright: John Alford
Crisp boy: Joe Kaminski
Frog victim: Clair Kavanagh
Fifth-year boys: Jason Carpenter
Fifth-year boys: Martin Eaton
First-year boy: Simon Hanning

: The Horse of the Year Show

The first of four early-evening programmes from Wembley Arena with a special emphasis for those who can't stay up for the nightly visits to the show.

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Frances Coverdale followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Frances Coverdale

: Telly Addicts

Soaps, science-fiction and suspense are all favourite fare for families aiming to be the Telly Addicts of the year. Tonight, the Cleavers from Birmingham join
Noel Edmonds to pit their wits against last week's winners. Producer JOHN G. SMITH
Executive producer JOHN KING BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Producer: John G. Smith

: EastEnders

by Michael Robartes.
'I'll give you a fortnight, no more'.
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Michael Robartes
Music: Simon May
Music: Leslie Osborne
Series Designer: Keith Harris
Series Script Editor: Tony Holland
Producer: Julia Smith
Director: Mike Lloyd
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Den: Leslie Grantham
Angie: Anita Dobson
Jan: Jane How
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Michelle: Susan Tully
Lofty: Tom Watt
Auntie: Katherine Parr
Simon: Nick Berry
Pete: Peter Dean
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Kelvin: Paul J Medford
Harry: Gareth Potter
Eddie: Simon Henderson
Dr Legg: Leonard Fenton
Dot: June Brown
Colin: Michael Cashman
Debbie: Shirley Cheriton
Naima: Shreela Ghosh
James: William Boyde
Ali: Nejdet Salih
Mehmet: Haluk Bilginer
Mary: Linda Davidson
Mr Grant: Graeme Eton

: Open All Hours

by Roy Clarke
Starring Ronnie Barker and David Jason with Lynda Baron

(R) (Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Roy Clarke
Designer: Tim Gleeson
Director/Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Arkwright: Ronnie Barker
Granville: David Jason
Nurse Gladys: Lynda Baron
Mrs Featherstone: Stephanie Cole
Milkwoman: Barbara Flynn
Mrs Parsloe: Frances Cox
Till salesman: Eric Richard
Mrs Turnbull: Barbara Ashcroft
Customer: Bobby Bragg

: Help!

written by JOE BOYLE starring
Mary, Mary....
Tex, Lenny and Dawa go into business but Dawa gets a little more 'business' than he bargained for - and a problem of 'elephantine' proportions. Everything in the garden s rosy, but will England's green and pleasant land ever be the same again?
Produced and directed by MIKE STEPHENS BBC Manchester


Written By: Joe Boyle
Unknown: Tony Mottram
Designer: Mel Bibby
Directed By: Mike Stephens
Tex: Stephen McGann
Lenny: David Albany
Dawa: Jack Abraham
Annie: Sheila Fay
Jimmy Gilbraith: Paddy Ward
Harry: Michael Burns
Eric: Peter Burroughs
Dudley: Frankie Jones
Circus owner: David Williams

: Nine O'Clock News

John Humphrys and Andrew Harvey present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad
Regional News Weather News


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Big Deal

Panel Money written by GEOFF MCQUEEN
Lumbered with a cuckoo in the nest, Robby Box sets out to put things right, but gets them wrong.... and right.
Photography KEVIN ROWLEY Film editor ROY SHARMAN


Written By: Geoff McQueen
Unknown: Robby Box
Producer: Terence Williams
Director: Jan Sargent
Robby Box: Ray Brooks
Jan Oliver: Sharon Duce
Boy TERRY: Sue Patt
Tommy: James Ottaway
Vi: Pamela Cundell
Dick Mayer: Stephen Tate
Hartland: Malcolm Tierney
Haglan: Michael O'Hagan
Richard: Phil Daniels
Tina: Sarah Webb
Debby: Lisa Geoghan
Mr Adams: Gareth Armstrong
Ferret: Kenneth Waller
Kipper: Roger Walker
Black George: Alex Tetteh-Lartey
Gil: Frank Mills
Joan: Deirdre Costello
Sammy: Jeffrey Segal
Ken: Maynard Williams
Reg: Arnold Diamond
Phil: Sam Howard
Barmaid: Lee Richards
Mary: Charlotte Mitchell
American punter: Al Matthews
Greek punter: Andreas Markos
Milkman: Philip McInnerny

: Film 86

with Barry Norman
The programme that keeps you in touch with the world of cinema.
Pirates - Roman Polanski's swashbuckling comedy starring Walter Matthau and newcomer Charlotte Lewis. What was Dudley Moore doing crossing the Atlantic with a group of film buffs? Tom Brooks reports from the QE2.


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Walter Matthau
Unknown: Charlotte Lewis.
Unknown: Dudley Moore
Unknown: Tom Brooks
Director: Bruce Thompson
Producer: Jane Lush

: The Horse of the Year Show

from Wembley Arena featuring
The Hoechst Foxhunter Championship and The Modern Alarms Cup It is appropriate that the largest show jumping class in the world should have its final here at the Horse of the Year Show. The winner of the Foxhunter Championship invariably emerges as one to watch for the future.
The second class features those already established and consists of one round and a jump-off against the clock. Introduced by DAVID VINE Commentators
0 INFO: page 91


Introduced By: David Vine
Unknown: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Unknown: Stephen Hadley
Producers: Johnnie Watherston
Producers: Alastair Scott

: The Making of the Forty

Tomorrow morning a new
Jaguar car will be launched on the market. The car - codenamed XJ40 - was conceived in the late 1970s as a make-or-break saviour for the ailing Jaguar company. More than E100 million of public money was put into the project. Ironically, the company recovered without the Forty's help.
This is the story of the new car - and how the turn-round of the Jaguar company influenced the image that will be presented to the motorist. Film editor PETER GOWER


Editor: Peter Gower
Producer: Michael Fitzgerald

: Weather

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