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: Ceefax AM

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Debbie Greenwood


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood

: The Harrisons Don't Go To School

Newall Harrison , aged 11, has never been to school. As a result the education authority takes the family to court.
The issue is resolved at
Hereford Crown Court, where the Harrisons learn whether they have to comply with a School Attendance Order. Executive producer ROGER MILLS Producer RUTH JACKSON


Unknown: Newall Harrison
Producer: Ruth Jackson

: Advice Shop

Margo MacDonald looks at some more sources of help with social security problems. Directed by JEREMY ORLEBAR
Produced by TONY MATTHEWS (E) (Tomorrow: Meet the Advisers)
For information on social security benefits, see Ceefax page 188.


Unknown: Margo MacDonald
Directed By: Jeremy Orlebar
Produced By: Tony Matthews

: Neighbours

: Phillip Schofield

with Children's BBCtv programme news and your birthday greetings.

: Play School

Presenter Carol Chell Guest Stuart Bradley
Story: Big Roar, Little Roar by DONALD BISSETT


Presenter: Carol Chell
Presenter: Guest Stuart Bradley
Unknown: Donald Bissett

: Henry's Cat

The Competition (R)

: Five to Eleven

with Joanna Lumley


Unknown: Joanna Lumley

: Day Out

A tour of the West Country with Angela Rippon The Somerset Levels
Angela discovers, among other things, some of the oldest roads in the world; the spot where Alfred burned the cakes; and the site of the battle that dramatically ended Monmouth's
'Pitchfork Rebellion'. Photography RED DENNER Producer PAUL SMITH
(First broadcast on BBC West)


Unknown: Angela Rippon
Producer: Paul Smith

: Open Air

with Pattie Coldwell Bob Wellings and Eamonn Holmes


Unknown: Pattie Coldwell
Unknown: Bob Wellings
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: Star Memories

Nick Ross talks to Paul Daniels.


Talks: Nick Ross
Unknown: Paul Daniels.

: One O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

The dramas of life in Ramsay Street continue. Marcia Taylor has a distressing telephone call. An old friend of Daphne's visits
Paul Robinson and raises a few eyebrows.
(For cast see page 54)


Unknown: Marcia Taylor
Unknown: Paul Robinson

: Little Misses

A See-Saw programme by ROGER HARGREAVES Little Miss Plump
Narrated by Pauline Collins and John Alderton
Produced and directed by TERRY WARD and TREVOR BOND


Programme By: Roger Hargreaves
Unknown: Pauline Collins
Unknown: John Alderton
Directed By: Terry Ward
Directed By: Trevor Bond

: The Wednesday Matinee: The Miracle Worker

Patty Duke Astin Melissa Gilbert
As a child, Helen Keller was not only blind, deaf and dumb but so uncontrollable that her parents were on the verge of sending her to an asylum.
Instead, they hired
Annie Sullivan , a remarkable young woman, herself half-blind, who with infinite patience, determination and love rescued Helen from her misery and darkness.
This new version of William Gibson 's powerful and moving drama stars Patty Duke Astin , who won an Oscar in 1962 for her performance as Helen Keller , and who now plays Helen's dedicated teacher.
Screenplay by WILLIAM GIBSON Produced by FRED COE
Directed by PAUL AARON
0 FILMS: page 34


Unknown: Patty Duke Astin
Unknown: Melissa Gilbert
Unknown: Helen Keller
Unknown: Annie Sullivan
Unknown: William Gibson
Unknown: Patty Duke Astin
Unknown: Helen Keller
Unknown: William Gibson
Produced By: Fred Coe
Directed By: Paul Aaron
Annie Sullivan: Patty Duke Astin
Helen Keller: Melissa Gilbert
Kate Keller: Diana Muldaur
Captain Keller: Charles Siebert
Aunt Ev: Anne Seymour
James Keller: Stanley Wells

: Save A Life

Presented by Dr Alan Maryon Davis
A guide to emergency first aid - part of the national Save a Life campaign.
Would you know what to do if someone was unconscious after a road accident? The first person at the scene could be you. You can save a life if you know the ABC of resuscitation.
The first thing to remember is A for Airway with Lois Baxter, Josette Simon and Kay Stonham
Drama written by LESLIE DUXBURY
Production assistant JUDY OWEN
You can learn more at a two-hour session somewhere close to your home. For details and a free leaflet on emergency first aid write to [address removed] enclosing sae.
Book £2.95 from booksellers


Presented By: Dr Alan Maryon Davis
Unknown: Lois Baxter
Unknown: Josette Simon
Unknown: Kay Stonham
Written By: Leslie Duxbury
Produced By: Jenny Rogers
Produced By: Julian Stenhouse

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield - starting with Pinny's House by PETER FIRMIN
Pinny and the Shipwreck Pinny is a doll no bigger than a pin but fortunately she is made of wood and can float. Read by Matilda Thorpe Story and pictures by PETER FIRMIN
Music by AR LOG
Directed and animated by OLIVER POSTGATE
4.0 Animal Fair with Don Spencer
Stop, look and listen that's what you must do
Stop, look and listen that's my advice to you
Musical director JONATHAN COHEN Percussion WILL HILL
Assistant producer ANNE DENEHY Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE
4.5 The Adventures of Bullwinkle and Rocky Ruby Yacht
1: Frostbite a-Float (R)
4.10 Heathcliff and Co
A cartoon series starring that favourite alley-cat Heathcliff, the terror of the town, in Spike's Cousin For the Birds
4.35 Hartbeat with Tony Hart , Joanna Kirk and Zippo and Company Light
There's transparency and translucency, shadows and torches, stars and spectacular meteorites to make bonfire night go with a bang!
5.0 John Craven's
5.5 The Cuckoo Sister by VIVIEN ALCOCK , dramatised in four parts by JULIA JONES 2: Kate cannot bear the idea that Rosie might be her missing sister, Emma. Only Rosie's mother knows the truth, but she has vanished.
Camera supervisor TREVOR WIMLETT Videotape editor STEPHEN NEWNHAM Designer MARJORIE PRATT
Executive producer PAUL STONE Director MARILYN FOX


Unknown: Peter Firmin
Unknown: Shipwreck Pinny
Read By: Matilda Thorpe
Unknown: Peter Firmin
Music By: Ar Log
Unknown: Oliver Postgate
Unknown: Don Spencer
Director: Jonathan Cohen
Unknown: Woodwind Martin Frith
Producer: Cynthia Felgate
Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Joanna Kirk
Producer: Christopher Pilkington
Unknown: Vivien Alcock
Unknown: Trevor Wimlett
Designer: Marjorie Pratt
Producer: Paul Stone
Director: Marilyn Fox
Kate Seton: Joanna Joseph
Rosie: Shelley Measures
Anthony Seton: Michael N. Harbour
Margaret Seton: Victoria Fairbrother
Elizabeth Wait: Jo Kendall
Mrs Trapp: Toni Palmer

: Masterteam

Presented by Angela Rippon The FLEET STREET FLYERS are flying in to appear in front of the camera when they take part in the competition tonight. From three different dailies there is a team of television critics who want to join the daily Masterteam.


Presented By: Angela Rippon

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: Wogan

The antepenultimate of Terry's trihebdomadary tetes-aux-tetes, a cornucopia of bons mots with perhaps a soupcon of Weltschmerz. Caveat emptor!

: The Muppet Show

What's a nice girl like talented dancer and singer Sandy Duncan doing on a show like this?
And what was the famous banana sketch asked for by Gags Beezley?


Singer: Sandy Duncan
Producer: Jim Henson

: Dallas

Once and Future King
More than distance comes between Ray and Donna as she heads for Washington, while Sue Ellen decides on a provocative image for her new venture - and the person who will supply it. Bobby discovers the human cost of the oil crisis as Miss Ellie stumbles into a painful - and incredible - encounter with the past....


Written By: Calvin Clements
Directed By: Leonard Katzman
Miss Ellie: Barbara Bel Geddes
Bobby: Patrick Duffy
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
Jack: Dack Rambo
Jamie: Jenilee Harrison
Wes Parmalee: Steve Forrest
Mandy: Deborah Shelton
Charlie: Shalane McCall

: Points of View

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


Unknown: Barry Took

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the SDP
(Also on BBC2 at 10.50)

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: The Boys from the Smelly Stuff

'Charlie 23 calling Charlie 9. There's a dead bloke in a doorway in Wardour Street. The police have sealed it off and I can't get my dustcart through.'
'Charlie 32 to Charlie 24. I've had a woman on the phone and she's complaining bitterly that she's slipped on some pigeon's muck in Trafalgar Square. Can you get the sweeper to put some sand down?'
'Charlie' is the radio call sign for the City of Westminster's Cleansing Department. It's their job to clear the average 800 tonnes of rubbish that piles up in Central London every day.
Whatever ends up on the streets of the city, no matter how dirty or dangerous, it's a job for the boys (and girls) from the smelly stuff.
Narrator Leslie Grantham Photography LAURIE RUSH Film editor ROGER DACIER Producer JANE OUVER Executive producer
0 INFO: page 93


Narrator: Leslie Grantham
Narrator: Photography Laurie
Editor: Roger Dacier
Unknown: Jenny Barraclough

: Sportsnlght

Introduced by Steve Rider featuring tonight
Championship Boxing Herol Graham
(European Middleweight Champion) v Mark Kaylor
The most eagerly-awaited domestic fight of the year took place over 12 rounds at Wembley last night between Herol Graham of Sheffield, unbeaten in 36 fights, and Mark Kaylor from West Ham, back in action for the first time since his explosive contest against Errol Christie 12 months ago. Also on the Barrett/Duff promotion, European Featherweight Champion Jim McDonell v Joey CarabeUo of New York City. Commentator
United Kingdom Indoor
Singles Bowls Championship More action from the Preston Guild Hall where tonight's best-of-five-set match was expected to feature the 1986 World Champion TONY ALLCOCK against former
Commonwealth Games gold medallist WILLIE WOOD , with the winner going through to the quarter-final. Commentators


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Herol Graham
Unknown: Herol Graham
Unknown: Mark Kaylor
Unknown: Errol Christie
Unknown: Jim McDonell
Unknown: Joey Carabeuo
Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Tony Allcock
Unknown: Willie Wood
Unknown: David Rhys Jones
Unknown: Jimmy Davidson
Unknown: Bob Duncan
Unknown: Bowls Keith Phillips
Producer: Charles Balchin
Editor: John Rowlinson

: Discovering Animals

The final programme in this series about the mammals of Britain presented by Tony Soper.
There are no wild wolves in Britain today, and to see a wildcat you need to go to Scotland and be lucky.
And yet the descendants of these animals live in close association with us, as pets. Film editor HUGH TASMAN Producer BRYN BROOKS (R)


Presented By: Tony Soper.

: Weather

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