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: Ceefax AM

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: The Flintstones

Hotlips Hannigan (R)

: The Pink Panther Show

Pink Daddy, Barnacle Bird Cat and the Pinkstalk (R)

: Misterjaw Supershark

The Shark and the Beanstalk

: Play Chess

Nookery Rook
CRAIG and ALISTAIR solve a riddle; William Hartston explains how rooks mate; you can find out if HANNAH and CATHRIN beat the computer; in Deadrook Gulch, Calamity Queen sends Dirty Garry's king to Boot Hill.


Unknown: Nookery Rook
Unknown: William Hartston

: Why Don't You...?

Presented by the Bristol gang. Meet the new gang. Find out how to make a water microscope and thrill to the thuds of American football. Director VICKY PILE
Series producer PETER CHARLTON


Producer: Peter Charlton

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC


Presenter: Phillip Schofield

: Play School

Presenter Carol Leader Guest lain Lauchlan
Story: Peterkin Meets a Star by EMILIE BOON (R)


Unknown: Emilie Boon

: Willo the Wisp

With the voices of Kenneth Williams (R)


Unknown: Kenneth Williams

: Five to Eleven

with Peter Barkworth


Unknown: Peter Barkworth

: The Dukes of Hazzard

Opening Night at the Boar's Nest Inn
Lulu Hogg is running her annual charity talent show featuring The Duke Family Singers and Coltrano the Great. Surprises galore are in store - not least when Boss Hogg is made to disappear and vanishes for real....
Written by SI ROSS


Unknown: Lulu Hogg
Unknown: Boss Hogg
Written By: Si Ross
Directed By: John Schneider
Lulu: Peggy Rex
Floyd: Kevin Peter Hall
Bubba: Ji-Tu Cembuka

: Open Air

Janice Long
Alan Titchmarsh and Eamonn Holmes with your chance to talk back to the programme makers. Open Air number: [number removed]


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: One O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Neighbours

Shane and Danny have a difference of opinion over
Nick. Des is being used as a scapegoat. Nick makes a confession to Jim. Max and Danny have their first real heart-to-heart talk.
Written by PATREA SMALLACOMBE (For cast seepage 48 Shown again tomorrow at 10.5 am)


Written By: Patrea Smallacombe

: Bertha

A See-Saw programme The Big Sneeze (R)

: Shipwreck!

Robert Logan
Mikki Jamison-Olsen
After years of planning, Travis Maclaine and his daughters,
Courtney and Sam, set out on a round-the-world voyage in a converted trawler. From the moment they set sail things do not go according to plan. First they are joined by a woman journalist and a stowaway; next they encounter a fierce storm off the coast of Africa ...
Written and directed by STEWART RAFFILL
0 FILMS: page 27


Unknown: Robert Logan
Unknown: Mikki Jamison-Olsen
Unknown: Travis MacLaine
Directed By: Stewart Raffill
Produced By: Joseph Raffill
Travis: Robert Logan
Kelly: Mikki Jamison-Olsen
Courtney: Heather Rattray
Jesse: Cjon Damitri Patterson
Samantha: Shannon Saylor
TV announcer: Mike Litke
Girlfriend: Nancy Loomis

: Henry's Cat

Phillip Schofield - starting with The Computer
Henry's Cat befriends a computer....
Narrated by Bob Godfrey (R)


Unknown: Bob Godfrey

: Wizbit

by BARRY MURRAY starring Paul Daniels It Can Be Done
Even the most impossible of impossible magic tricks can be done if you try.
Wizbit tries and shows you how truly magical he is. Directed by PHIL BISHOP


Unknown: Barry Murray
Unknown: Paul Daniels
Directed By: Phil Bishop

: The Mysterious Cities of Gold

Searching for the Cities of Gold, Esteban and his friends travelled high over the Andes. They were attacked by a tribe of giants but managed to capture the tribal chief who told them of a City of Gold on a far mountain guarded by the Inca Earth Goddess, Pacha Mama.

: Jonny Briggs

At last Jonny and Albert are about to discover the solution to the rustling ghost mystery. and Fizzy as Razzle
Fizzy supplied by PAULINE CLIFT Designer RICHARD DUPRE


Unknown: Valerie Georgeson
Story By: Joan Eadington
Unknown: Pauline Clift
Designer: Richard Dupre
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: Christine Secombe
Jonny: Richard Holian
Mam: Jane Lowe
Dad: Leslie Schofield
Rita: Sue Devaney
Albert: Tommy Robinson
Humphrey: Jeremy Austin
Miss Broom: Karen Meagher
Mr Hobbs: Simon Chandler
Pam: Georgina Lane
Jinny: Adele Parry
Josie: Rachel Powell
Lily: Sophie Buckley
Nadine: Abigail Fisher
Martin: Dexter Lynch
Peter: Alexander Moran

: Blue Peter Review of the Year

with Janet Ellis, Mark Curry, Caron Keating, Peter Duncan, Simon Groom

Don't miss the Blue Peter highlights of 1986 - the year when Peter was winched to the top of the British Telecom Tower - to change the aerial dishes! Janet came face to face with Frankenstein and Mark tackled 20-stone Yasuhiro Yamashita, king of Japan's judo champions.

Distinguished guests have included the Vikings, Captain Mike Hatcher who discovered the fabulous Nanking Cargo, Morris Minor and the Majors, a-ha, Claire and Friends, Sean Kerly and Steve Bachelor , heroes of the England hockey team, and Kermit. It's been a year of new faces, as Bonnie, Willow and Caron joined the team and one that will go down in history with Janet's record-breaking freefall. If you missed any of these magic moments, today's your chance to catch up and look ahead to 1987.

Back pages: 159
Ceefax subtitles


Presenter: Janet Ellis
Presenter: Mark Curry
Presenter: Caron Keating
Presenter: Peter Duncan
Presenter: Simon Groom
Film Editor: Derek Porter
Videotape Editor: Andy Quested
Assistant Editor: Lewis Bronze
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: Rolf Harris Cartoon Time

The panto season is here and Rolf Harris introduces two classic cartoon versions of traditional stories: Jack Wabbit and the Beanstalk and Popeye Meets Sinbad the Sailor.


Producer: David Platt

: Six O'Clock News

Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton present the latest pictures, stories and events of the day from
Britain and around the world. Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Philip Hayton

: Regional news magazines

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

: Wogan

Escape from the trauma of several days' incarceration in the bosom of your family and join Terry live at the Television Theatre. Director TONY NEWMAN Producer PETER ESTALL
Series producer FRANCES WHTTAKER


Director: Tony Newman
Producer: Peter Estall
Producer: Frances Whttaker

: The Golden Oldie Picture Show

Once again Dave Lee Travis introduces some famous hit records from the past, helped by various film makers who were asked to present the images that these great old songs evoked for them. This is what they saw.
BBC Pebble Mill


Presenter: Dave Lee Travis
Producer: John King

: Terry and June

by JOHN KANE starring
Terry Scott and June Whitfield Pantomania AND
Directed by MARTIN SHARDLOW Produced by ROBIN NASH (R)


Unknown: John Kane
Unknown: Terry Scott
Directed By: Martin Shardlow
Produced By: Robin Nash
Sir Dennis: Reginald Marsh
Malcolm: John Quayle
Beattie: Rosemary Frankau
The Rev Austin Doyle: John Warner
Miss Fennel: Joanna Henderson
Bucther: Michael Sharvell-Martin
Pantomime cow: Paul
Pantomime cow: June Kidd
Delivery man: Roy Heather
Taxi driver: Stan Young
Reveller: Tony McHale
Mrs Waverley: Patricia Varley
Customer in butcher's shop: Jean Chalus
Pianist: Gracie Cole

: Three Up, Two Down

Daphne is the proud owner of an antique that Sam wants. He attempts to arouse her sympathies - but Daphne is a hard case to crack.


Unknown: Richard Ommanney
Producer: David Askey
Director: Mandie Fletcher
Daphne: Angela Thorne
Sam: Michael Elphick
Angie: Lysette Anthony
Nick: Ray Burdis
: Wuf Johngrillo
Doctor: Jeremy Roberts

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and Andrew Harvey
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Julia Somerville
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Stanley Baxter's Picture Annual

starring Stanley Baxter special guest star Lesley Collier
Once again it is the television event of the year as Stanley brings you a feast of surprises in his latest spectacular.
Turn the pages of the Picture Annual to reveal no less than 37 different characters.
Mae West in Gone with the Wind! Noel Coward in a Western? The State Opening of television?
These are just a few of the appetisers for what promises to be a memorable occasion. Script associate KEN HOARE
Musical director ALYN AINSWORTH Choreographer NORMAN MAEN
Videotape editor JOHN SILUTTO Designer GRAHAM LOUGH
Produced, directed by JOHN BISHOP
9 FEATURE: page 12


Unknown: Stanley Baxter
Unknown: Lesley Collier
Unknown: Noel Coward
Unknown: Ken Hoare
Director: Alyn Ainsworth
Unknown: Norman Maen
Written By: Ken Hoare
Written By: Paul Minett
Written By: Brian Leveson
Unknown: Russell Lane.
Unknown: Gary Denis
Unknown: Michael McCarthy
Unknown: Dickie Higham
Editor: John Silutto
Designer: Graham Lough
Directed By: John Bishop

: 1986: Review of the Year: A Newsnight special

What did 1986 mean for you? For the superpowers, it meant the tragedies of the shuttle and Chernobyl - and for the rest of the world, a terrible reminder of what the price of progress can be.
For Mrs Thatcher, it meant the Westland affair and the loss of two cabinet ministers. For Cory Aquino, a chance to build democracy in the Philippines. For the Royal Family, it meant a wedding, and for people everywhere the chance to Run the World. For Anatoly Shcharansky and Nicholas Daniloff, it meant freedom.
Peter Snow looks back at the events and images of the year and talks to some of the men and women who made the news in 1986.


Presenter: Peter Snow
Picture Editor: Duncan Herbert
Picture Editor: Roger Wedlake
Producer: Mark Thompson
Producer: Mark Damazer
Newsnight Editor: Richard Tarr

: Movie Classics: My Darling Clementine

continuing a season of acclaimed films introduced by Barry Norman
Tonight starring Henry Fonda Linda Darnell, Victor Mature
The famous Western story of Wyatt Earp , who accepts the job as Marshal of Tombstone to bring to justice the murderer of his younger brother. John Ford tells the story in a series of magnificently-photographed location sequences climaxed by the famous gun battle between the Earps and the Clantons at the OK Corral, which Ford re-created from the account given to him by Wyatt Earp himself.
(Forbidden Planet tomorrow 11.45pm)
Films: page 27
Ceefax subtitles


Screenplay: Winston Miller
Screenplay: Sam Hellman
Producer: Samuel G Engel
Director: John Ford
Wyatt Earp: Henry Fonda
Chihuahua: Linda Darnell
Doc Holliday: Victor Mature
Old man Clanton: Walter Brennan
Virgil Earp: Tim Holt
Clementine: Cathy Downs
Morgan Earp: Ward Bond
Thomdyke: Alan Mowbray
Billy Clanton: John Ireland
Kate Nelson: Jane Darwell

: Weather

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