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: Ceefax AM

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough
Sally Magnusson and Jeremy Paxman Reports from


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Bustin Margaret Gilmore
Unknown: Peter Marshall
Unknown: Michelmore Mike Stewart

: Watchdog

: Day to Day

With Robert Kilroy-Silk For studio audience details ring [number removed],
9.0 am-6.0 pm.


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Advice Shop

With Margo MacDonald
Today's programme looks at the costs of funerals and the experience of two people who recently had to pay for them.


Unknown: Margo MacDonald

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

with Phillip Schofield


Unknown: Phillip Schofield

: Play School

Presenter Janet Palmer Guest Fred Harris
Story: The Magician and the Dragon by DAVID MCKEE


Presenter: Janet Palmer
Presenter: Guest Fred Harris
Unknown: David McKee

: Ivor the Engine


: Five to Eleven

with Paul Alexander


Unknown: Paul Alexander

: Bazaar

with Judi Spiers
This week: tips from a professional make-up artist; getting to know your stopcock; four heart-warming winter soups; and how to make your child a duffel coat for under E10. (e)
0 RECIPE TIMES: page 78


Unknown: Judi Spiers

: Open Air

The Open Air number is [number removed]BBC Manchester including at
12.0 News and Weather

: The Tom O'Connor Roadshow

This week Tom brings you the best in music, acts and shows from British show business, live from the the Falkirk Town Hall in Scotland. 'Out-and-about' girl Debbie Greenwood meets the local people and sees some of the sights of the area.


Unknown: Debbie Greenwood

: One O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Weather John Kettley

: Neighbours

Danny becomes violently ill. Terry impresses Max.
(For cast see page 34. Shown again tomorrow at 10.5 am)

: Pigeon Street

A See-Saw programme A Cold Day (R)

: International Snooker

The Benson and Hedges Masters
Tony Knowles v
Silvino Francisco
Although without a major tournament win in recent years Tony Knowles is still ranked No 4 in the world.
Silvino Francisco is ranked No 12. They met in a first-round match at last year's
Masters, when Tony Knowles was the victor.
DAVID ICKE introduces live coverage of this best-of-nine-frames match from the Wembley Conference Centre. Television presentation


Unknown: Tony Knowles
Unknown: Tony Knowles
Introduces: David Icke
Unknown: Alan Griffiths.
Unknown: Peter Hayward
Producer: Kerrh MacKenzie

: Dr Kildare

A special two-part story from the classic medical drama series about a young doctor in a big city hospital. Starring with guest stars
Part 1: Behold the Great Man A difference of medical opinion causes a running feud between Kildare and Dr Becker, a noted expert on the treatment of burns. When a critically-burned man is admitted, Kildare must swallow his pride to ask for the great man's help. (R)


Dr James Kildare: Richard Chamberlain
Dr Leonard Gillespie: Raymond Massey
Lee Kurty: Nurse Zoe Lawton
Dr Maxwell Becker: James Mason
Chris Becker: Margaret Leighton

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield - starting with Count Me In with Antony Johns
Antony gets his skates on today and steps on to the ice. But the first thing he needs to learn is how to stop!
Musical director ALLAN ROGERS Designer MICHAEL TREVOR
Produced by PIPPA DYSON (R)


Unknown: Antony Johns
Director: Allan Rogers
Designer: Michael Trevor
Produced By: Pippa Dyson

: The Hunter

Florida Fraud (R)

: Danny - the Champion of the World

Told by Joss Ackland for Jackanory
Today: The Secret Methods


Unknown: Roald Dahl
Told By: Joss Ackland

: Bananaman

Fog of Fear (R)

: The Really Wild Show

with Terry Nutkins, Nick Davies, Chris Packham

Some strange happenings in the studio this week. Look for invisible animals, celebrate the new year for rabbits, and have a seasonal ghost story. There's an animal that can survive at minus 270°C - four times colder than the North Pole. The audience behaves like starlings, and a harris hawk flies across the studio!

(BBC Bristol)


Presenter: Terry Nutkins
Presenter: Nick Davies
Presenter: Chris Packham
Executive Producer: Mike Beynon
Producer: Paul Appleby

: Grange Hill

A series of 24 programmes Episode 7 by ROSEMARY MASON
Banksie gets more and more fed up with Jackie, and Danny's dad gives some worrying news to Mrs McClusky.
(For cast see page 70)


Unknown: Rosemary Mason

: Fax

with Bill Oddie , Debbie Rix and 'Mr Trivia ', Billy Butler BBC Manchester


Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Debbie Rix
Unknown: Mr Trivia
Unknown: Billy Butler

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell Weather MICHAEL FISH


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Holiday 87

Introduced by Frank Bough Elegant Paris or Paris on a budget - Gillian Reynolds explores both sides of one of the most romantic cities of them all.
John Carter heads for the hills of northern Portugal - a region of glorious architecture and stunning scenery. And Jill Crawshaw takes a closer look at those holiday brochures and what they really mean.
Producer Patricia HOUUHAN


Introduced By: Frank Bough
Unknown: Gillian Reynolds
Unknown: John Carter
Unknown: Jill Crawshaw
Producer: Patricia Houuhan

: EastEnders

by Michael Robartes.
'Trouble doen't just jump out at Mary accidentally - she goes looking for it'.
(For cast see page 63)
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Michael Robartes

: International Snooker

Kirk Stevens v Willie Thorne Kirk Stevens , ranked No 9, made a maximum 147 in the Masters in 1984 and Willie Thorne , ranked No 7, compiled no fewer than 15 century breaks in major tournaments last season. Introduced by DAVID ICKE Commentator TED LOWE


Unknown: Kirk Stevens
Unknown: Willie Thorne
Unknown: Kirk Stevens
Unknown: Willie Thorne
Introduced By: David Icke
Commentator: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Jack Karnehm
Unknown: John Spencer
Unknown: John Virgo
Unknown: Jim Meadowcroft

: Tom O'Connor

In the last of the series, the spotlight falls on food, drink and diet, with a gourmet-mix of sketches, jokes and humorous tales, tastefully served up by head waiter Tom O'Connor.
Commis chefs CHRIS EMMETT and JEFF STEVENSON keep the pot boiling while
CAROLINE GRUBER adds a little spice and MICK WALKER drops in to borrow a cup of sugar and help with the washing-up. Script associate BARRY FAULKNER Sound supervisor DAVID THOMPSON Lighting director ALAN HORNE Set designer MARTIN METHVEN Production RICK GARDNER


Unknown: Tom O'Connor.
Unknown: Chris Emmett
Unknown: Jeff Stevenson
Unknown: Caroline Gruber
Unknown: Mick Walker
Unknown: Barry Faulkner
Unknown: David Thompson
Director: Alan Horne
Designer: Martin Methven
Unknown: Rick Gardner

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and Andrew Harvey Regional News Weather


Unknown: Julia Somerville

: A Sort of Innocence

A six-part serial by ALICK ROWE , starring Kenneth Cranham Cheryl Campbell Michael Byrne
Introducing Neil Jeffery
3: As Tim prepares for his last service as a choir-boy, Eric is fighting for his future. An acutely critical day for father and son ends in a climax both have good reason to regret.
Music composed by RICHARD HARVEY Camera supervisor KEITH SALMON Lighting BARRY CHATFIELD Producer RUTH BOSWELL Director JOHN GORRIE


Unknown: Alick Rowe
Unknown: Kenneth Cranham
Unknown: Cheryl Campbell
Unknown: Michael Byrne
Unknown: Neil Jeffery
Composed By: Richard Harvey
Unknown: Keith Salmon
Unknown: Barry Chatfield
Producer: Ruth Boswell
Director: John Gorrie
Elizabeth Fellowes: Cheryl Campbell
Mark Fellowes: Michael Byrne
Tim Palmer: Neil Jeffery
Sandy Clarke: Andrée Evans
Fred Edmunds: Leslie Sands
Ralph Barton: Basil Moss
Neil Carolan: Peter Howell
Gavin Freeman: Nigel Le Vaillant
Tom Bridges: Edward Clayton
Geoffrey Donaldson: Ivor Roberts
Ted Granger: James Curran
Roger Stott: Nick Stringer
GrahamMilner: Philip Anthony
Christine: Rosalyn Elvin
Alison: Marcia Tucker
Verger: Alan Starkey
Sidesman: Paul Greenhalgh
Tony Mells: James Carrington
Ian Fielding: Matthew Barrett

: Film 87

with Barry Norman
Harrison Ford talks to Barry Norman about his dramatic role in the highly-acclaimed film The Mosquito Coast and about his future plans, which include another Indiana
Jones adventure.
Heavenly Pursuits -
Tom Conti and Helen Mirren star in this comedy set in a Catholic school in Glasgow. Director TESSA GOGOL Producer JANE LUSH


Unknown: Barry Norman
Talks: Harrison Ford
Unknown: Barry Norman
Director: Tessa Gogol
Producer: Jane Lush

: The 20th Century Remembered

by Len Murray with Geoffrey Goodman In the first of four programmes, life peer Lord
Murray of Epping Forest and Telford in the County of Shropshire - better known as Len Murray, retired General Secretary of the TUC - looks back on his early life as a farm worker's son, his scholarship to London
University - an education that was interrupted by the war and time in the Army - his membership of the Communist Party and his first job with the TUC in 1947, when he was hired for the Research Department by George Woodcock.
Film cameraman IAN DABBS Film research MONA ADAMS Film editor JON KENT


Unknown: Len Murray
Unknown: Geoffrey Goodman
Unknown: George Woodcock.
Unknown: Ian Dabbs
Unknown: Mona Adams
Editor: Jon Kent
Producers: Bill Jones
Producers: John Walker

: Save a Life

with Dr Alan Maryon Davis A.... is for Airway
B.... is for Breathing
Would you know what to do if someone stopped breathing? With Lindsay Duncan and James and Jana Newton
Drama written by LESUE DUXBURY Produced by JENNY ROGERS and JULIAN STENHOUSE (R) (e)


Unknown: Dr Alan Maryon Davis
Unknown: Lindsay Duncan
Unknown: Jana Newton
Written By: Lesue Duxbury
Produced By: Jenny Rogers
Produced By: Julian Stenhouse

: International Snooker

Kirk Stevens v Willie Thorne DAVID icke introduces further coverage and the result of this first-round match from
Wembley Conference Centre.


Unknown: Kirk Stevens
Unknown: Willie Thorne

: Weather

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