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: Ceefax AM

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

: Breakfast Time

Frank Bough introduces the Programme from Shanghai with Debbie Greenwood and Guy Michelmore in London. From the old town of one of the most historic and romantic cities in China there are reports and interviews throughout the morning.
Frank Bough talks to Chinese and Britons who live and work here.
At 8.40* HM The Queen begins a walkabout in the famous Shanghai bazaar. Sue Lawley describes the event as it happens. Timetable:
National and international news from Sue Carpenter.
Weather forecasts at 6.55,
7.25, 8.25 and 8.55
Local news and travel information at 6.57, 7.27,
7.57 and 8.27


Introduces: Frank Bough
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Unknown: Guy Michelmore
Talks: Frank Bough

: Play School

'What's new?' asked shrew 'I've had fever' said beaver 'I've got a cold' said toad
'That's nothing' said shrew 'I've had flu!'
Presenter Sarah Long Guest Stuart Bradley
Story: Trouble in the Ark by GERALD ROSE (R)


Presenter: Sarah Long
Presenter: Guest Stuart Bradley

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Sue Carpenter
News Headlines with subtitles


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Regional News


: Bertha: A Mouse in the Works

A See-Saw programme by Eric Charles

Panjid discovers that all the cardboard packages have been nibbled and Bertha is programmed to capture the intruder.
Narrator Roy Kinnear with Sheila Walker
Music composed by Bryan Daly
Editor Martin Bohan
Director of animation Derek Mogford.
Designed and produced by Ivor Wood (R)
Songs from this series are available on record or cassette, REH/ZCR 585


Narrator: Roy Kinnear
Voices by: Roy Kinnear and Sheila Walker
Composed By: Bryan Daly
Editor: Martin Bohan
Director of Animation: Derek Mogford
Produced By: Ivor Wood

: Regional News

: Children's BBC: Tottie

The Doll's Wish.
Tottie's wishes come true.


Writer: Rumer Godden
Voices: Anna Calder-Marshall
Voices: Nancy Gair
Voices: Olwen Griffiths
Music: David Heneker
Animated and directed by: Oliver Postgate
Animated and directed by: Peter Firmin

: The Adventures of Bullwinkle and Rocky

The Treasure of Monte Zoom 6: One, Two, Three, Gone or I've Got Plenty of Nothing (R)

: Heathcliff and Co

A cartoon series starring that favourite alley-cat Heathcliff, the terror of the town, in: King of the Beasts and Cat Can Do

: Hartbeat

A new approach to the art of making pictures with Tony Hart and Joanna Kirk Bends and Curves
From sand and spray designs to twisted sculptures; there's a life drawing and an impatient artist's model.
Watch out for your work in today's Gallery.


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Joanna Kirk
Director: Sharon Miller
Producer: Christopher Pilkington

: Eureka

The invention of everyday things.
Written by CLIVE DOIG
A compilation of Eurekas from the humble safety pin to the compact disc, introduced by Paul McDowell with Madeline Smith Sylvester McCoy
Sarah Greene , Mike Savage Bernard Holley Julia Binsted
Jacqueline Clarke Simon Gipps-Kent
Pascal King and Wilf Lunn Produced by CUVE DOIG


Written By: Clive Doig
Introduced By: Paul McDowell
Unknown: Madeline Smith
Unknown: Sylvester McCoy
Unknown: Sarah Greene
Unknown: Mike Savage
Unknown: Bernard Holley
Unknown: Julia Binsted
Unknown: Jacqueline Clarke
Unknown: Wilf Lunn
Produced By: Cuve Doig

: Regional news magazines

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

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton followed by Weather News


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Philip Hayton

: The Queen in China

Recorded highlights from the visit, seen live earlier today, to the historic city of Shanghai. Sue Lawley, with BBC Peking Correspondent Mark Brayne , describes The Queen's walk through the famous bazaar area of the old town and her meetings with street sellers and tradesmen. She then moves across a zig-zag bridge over an ornamental lake to take tea at the Wu Xing Ting Tea House.
Nearby is another Shanghai attraction, the so-called
'Mandarin's Garden', dating back four centuries. A garden, say the Chinese, is a Place to 'nourish the heart'. For the Queen it may also Provide some respite in her week-long tour which continues with a flight to Xian and a sight of the famous Terracotta Warriors, then on to Kunming towards the Burmese border, and finishes in Canton on Saturday evening.


Unknown: Mark Brayne

: Wogan

Esther Rantzen continues her week in the hot seat and discovers that it's just as much fun interviewing people in the warmth of the Television Theatre as it is stopping them outside on the pavement.


Unknown: Esther Rantzen

: The Muppet Show

It's a bad night for security at the Muppet Theatre as animals and people drop in all over the place. Extra special guest star Julie Andrews , in between renditions of such gems as 'Lonely goatherd' and 'Whistle a happy tune', decides to take refuge in her dressing-room when all manner of cannon balls start flying around.


Unknown: Julie Andrews
Producer: Jim Henson

: The Colbys

The Reckoning
And Sable makes three ... An uneasy trio takes off for Athens, while back home Constance worries about
Jason's impending divorce and its potentially damaging effect on Colby Enterprises.
Has the time finally come for her to play her trump card?
Written by DENNIS TURNER Directed by HARRY FALK


Written By: Dennis Turner
Directed By: Harry Falk
Jason: Charlton Heston
Constance: Barbara Stanwyck
Jeff: John James
Fallon: Emma Samms
Francesca: Katharine Ross
Miles: Maxwell Caulfield
Sable: Stephanie Beacham
Monica: Tracy Scoggins
Bliss: Claire Yarlett
Zack: Ricardo Montalban
Garrett: Ken Howard
Wayne: Gary Morris
Moretti: Vincent Baggetta
Dr Parris: Ray Stricklyn

: Points of View

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


Unknown: Barry Took

: Nine O'Clock News

with John Humphrys and Andrew Harvey Regional News Weather News


Unknown: John Humphrys

: The Bid

This Friday in Lausanne the International Olympic
Committee decide who will host the Olympic Games in 1992. Ron Pickering tells the inside story of Birmingham's determined efforts to win this coveted prize.
In July 1985, Birmingham surprisingly became Britain's candidate. Already in the race for 92 were Barcelona,
Paris, Amsterdam, Brisbane, Belgrade and New Delhi.
From being a late entry and a dark horse, Birmingham suddenly and dramatically became one of the front runners.
Over the last year the enthusiastic local team, led by The Rt Hon Denis Howell , MP, former Minister of Sport, has worked hard to win over the crucial committee members. It's meant endless entertaining of foreign visitors, fund raising, 'selling' trips abroad, and working out the 1992 games down to the last detail.
The film ends in Lausanne where the team make their last sales pitch and, convinced they should win, await the verdict.
Film editor OUVER WMTE Producer JENNY COWAN Executive producer JENNY BARRACLOUGH BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Denis Howell
Producer: Jenny Cowan
Producer: Jenny Barraclough

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Steve Rider and featuring tonight: International Football Tonight England and Northern Ireland meet at
Wembley at the start of their Group 4 European
Championship Campaigns. Last November defensive heroics gave the Irish the draw they needed to qualify for the World Cup - will they frustrate England again tonight? Highlights of this intriguing contest, plus action from the Republic of Ireland v
Scotland match in Dublin where both sides were looking for a good win, having drawn their opening games in Group 7.
Commentator JOHN MOTSON The Lobby in Lausanne With just 48 hours to go before Birmingham's bid for the 1992 Olympics is decided, Tony Gubba has the latest news from Lausanne on the IOC Congress and the behind-the-scenes deals which will determine
Friday's crucial vote.
Plus a report on the World Hockey Cup and on the big Rugby League match this evening: Hull KR versus Australia tourists. Television presentation:
Videos: FA Cup Final 64 - West Ham v Preston NE, BBCV 4022; FA Cup Final 77 - Man Utd v Liverpool. BBCV 4023 available from retailers


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Commentator: John Motson
Unknown: Tony Gubba
Producer: Charles Balchin
Editor: John Rowlinson

: Weather

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