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: Ceefax AM

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson and Jeremy Paxman Reports from
National and international news and analysis on the hour and half hour
The latest sports news and comment from Sally Jones


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

: Watchdog

Whatever concerns you, Lynn Faulds Wood and John Stapleton will be on hand to investigate the Problems you send them.


Unknown: Lynn Faulds Wood
Unknown: John Stapleton

: 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

This week Margo MacDonald 'ooks at the benefits on offer to people who are disabled or who need care. Today:
The Mobility Allowance.
Erected by BRYN BROOKS
Produced by TONY MATTHEWS (e)


Unknown: Margo MacDonald
Produced By: Tony Matthews

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield with Programme news and your birthday greetings.

: Play School

Down it goes. with a bubble. a burble, a gluggle, a gurgle, a bubble.
Presenter Chloe Ashcroft Guest lain Lauchlan Story: Sounds Funny by MARGARET RYAN (R)


Unknown: Margaret Ryan

: Ivor the Engine

by OLIVER POSTGATE The Cuckoo Clock (R)


Unknown: Oliver Postgate

: Five to Eleven

with Martin Jarvis


Unknown: Martin Jarvis

: Bazaar

Join Judi Spiers and find out how you can save time, effort and above all, money.
This week: how to cheat at almost everything; knot yourself into high fashion; how to keep the plumber away; how to avoid draughts; and food for bluffers. Director NICK KENNERLEY
Producer ERICA GRlFFTHS (e)
< RECIPE TIMES: page 78 and INFO: page 77


Unknown: Judi Spiers
Producer: Erica Grlffths

: Open Air

from Belfast
The Open Air number is [number removed]BBC Manchester including at

: The Tom O'Connor Roadshow

Live from the Guildhall,
Portsmouth, Tom presents a fun-packed show featuring the best of British show business. There's a chance to play the new quiz, Roadshow
Relay, while the people of Portsmouth get the chance to perform their favourite party piece. Debbie Greenwood tours the town in search of amazing people. BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Debbie Greenwood

: One O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Jim explains why he resents Charlie Slater. Daphne is jealous of Terry.
(For cast see page 34. Shown again tomorrow at 10.5 am)


Unknown: Charlie Slater.

: Pigeon Street

A See-Saw programme Somewhere to Eat (R)

: Hollywood Star Movie: Separate Beds

starring James Garner, Lee Remick
Henry Tyroon, Texas tycoon and financial wheeler-dealer, is compelled to visit New
York to raise funds when three oil wells prove dry. Things go smoothly until he meets Molly Thatcher, a Wall Street career girl on a very difficult assignment.
Screenplay by GEORGE J. W GOODMAN. IRA WALLACH Based on a novel by GEORGE J. W. GOODMAN
• FILMS: page 19


Unknown: James Garner
Unknown: Lee Remick
Unknown: Henry Tyroon
Unknown: Molly Thatcher
Unknown: George J. W Goodman.
Novel By: George J. W. Goodman
Produced By: Martin Ransohoff
Directed By: Arthur Hiller
Henry Tyroon: James Garner
Molly Thatcher: Lee Remick
Ray Jay: Phil Harris
J Ray: Chill Wills
Bullard Bear: Jm Backus
Stanislas: Louis Mye
Hector Vanson: John Astin

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield-starting with Count Me In with Antony Johns
Antony knows a thing or two about what's happening today as this programme is about dancing. He's all set up with soft shoes for modern jazz, tap shoes clattering out a rhythm, and he's got a partner! But who is she? 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

Stamp Sticky (R)

: Raging Robots and Unruly Uncles

by MARGARET MAHY Told by Su Pollard for Jackanory
Today: The Runaways


Unknown: Margaret Mahy
Told By: Su Pollard

: Bananaman

Double Trouble (R)

: The Really Wild Show

with Terry Nutkins
Nick Davies. Chris Packham The Really Wild Show goes European! Chris visits
Holland to photograph white storks, and the Euro-audience communicates like animals - using mime. There's a slimy, jawless fish, an American invader, and the wildlife on your hands!
Executive producer MIKE BEYNON Producer PAUL APPLEBY BBC Bristol


Unknown: Terry Nutkins
Unknown: Nick Davies.
Unknown: Chris Packham
Producer: Mike Beynon
Producer: Paul Appleby

: Grange Hill: Episode 9

by Margaret Simpson
A series of 24 programmes
Mr Scott has another bad time with E3 and Imelda is in serious trouble.


Writer: Margaret Simpson
Devised: by Phil Redmond
Script Editor: Anthony Minghella
Script Editor: Leigh Jackson
Production Associate: David Leonard
Producer: Ronald Smedley
Director: Albert Barber
This: week's cast -
Mr Bronson: Michael Sheard
Mr Griffiths: George A. Cooper
Mr Kennedy: Jeffery Kissoon
Miss Booth: Karen Ford
Mr Scott: Aran Bell
Mr Mackenzie: Nicholas Donnelly
Miss Partridge: Karen Lewis
Mrs McClusky: Gwyneth Powell
Mr Glover: Vincent Brimble
Mrs Davies: Marcia King
Jackie Wright: Melissa Wilks
Julie Marchant: Lisa York
Fay Lucas: Alison Bettles
Cheryl Webb: Amma Asante
Steven Banks: Tim Polley
Roland: Erkan Mustafa
Georgina: Samantha Lewis
Fred: Simon Vaughan
Julia Glover: Sara McGlasson
Calley: Simone Hyams
Ziggy: George Christopher
Robbie Wright: John Alford
Helen Kelly: Ruth Carraway
Imelda Davis: Fleur Taylor
Ronnie Birtles: Tina Mahon
Jane Bishop: Joann Kenny
Trevor: John Drummond
Vince Savage: Steve West
Hollo: Bradley Sheppard
Louise: Alison McLaughlin
Zammo: Lee MacDonald
Laura: Fiona Lee-Fraser
Gonch: John McMahon
Third year boy: Cassius Coleman
Radio room boy: Peter Gachegua
Radio room boy: Jeremy Hodge
Radio room girl: Joanne McArthur
Secretary: Jennifer Marriott
Boy in corridor: Yigal Raccah
Girl in exam room: Louise Ridgewell

: Fax

Join Tuesday's fun information programme as Bill Oddie , Debbie Rix and 'Mr Trivia ' Billy Butler find the answers to more of your questions. If you need Fax call [number removed]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 John Kettley


Newsreader: Sue Lawley
Newsreader: Nicholas Witchell
Weather presenter: John Kettley

: Holiday 87

Majorca - the Tourist Factory?
A Holiday 87 Special Report This island of Majorca is the Mecca of the package-tour traveller. Some 41 million holidaymakers go there every year. Many go to soak up the sun and the sangria. Others seek a spot of culture, a touch of 'artistic expression'. Most regard Majorca as somewhere to have an undemanding good time. A few go there - believe it or not - to get away from the crowds. How can Majorca be all things to all holidaymakers; how can it retain any character of its own under the pressure of all those foreigners on pleasure bent? Frank Bough ,
John Carter and Gillian Reynolds take a long look around the island that has been described as 'a holiday assembly line'. The result may well surprise many who think they know Majorca. It surprised us.
0 FEATURE: page 82 and INFO: page 77


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: John Carter
Unknown: Gillian Reynolds

: EastEnders

by Maureen Chadwick.
'I never thought the day would come when I would find myself living in a house of ill repute'.
(For cast see page 65)
EastEnders records:
Nick Berry - 'Every loser wins', RESL 204
The Banned - 'Something outa nothing'. RESL/12RSL 205
Anita Dobson and the Simon May Orchestra - 'Anyone can fall in love', RESL/12RSL 1918, available from retailers.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Maureen Chadwick

: The Variety Club Awards for 1986

Introduced by Terry Wogan and Ray Moore
Earlier today, at the London Hilton on Park Lane, the Variety Club of Great Britain announced the winners of the 35th Annual Show Business Awards.
Lord Delfont and the Chief Barker, Harry Goodman , made the presentations to honour, amongothers, the 1986: Stage Actress and Actor; Film Actress and Actor;
BBCtv and ITV Personalities; BBC Radio and Independent Radio Personalities; and the premier award to the Show Business Personality for 1986.
Established in October 1949, the Club works exclusively to aid handicapped and deprived children, and during its
37-year-old career has raised some E50 million towards this end.


Introduced By: Terry Wogan
Introduced By: Ray Moore
Unknown: Harry Goodman
Producer: Ken Griffin

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: A Sort of Innocence

A six-part serial written by ALICK ROWE starring
Kenneth Cranham Cheryl Campbell Michael Byrne
Introducing Neil Jeffery 4: Tim wants to become a cathedral server. First he has a debt to pay, but he cannot face the consequences.
Costume designer TERRY PATTERSON Organist and Master of the Choristers ROY MASSEY


Written By: Alick Rowe
Unknown: Kenneth Cranham
Unknown: Cheryl Campbell
Unknown: Michael Byrne
Unknown: Neil Jeffery
Organist: Terry Patterson
Unknown: Roy Massey
Editor: Jenny Sheridan
Producer: Ruth Boswell
Director: John Gorrie
Eric Palmer: Kenneth Cranham
Elizabeth Fellowes: Cheryl Campbell
Mark Fellowes: Michael Byrne
Tim Palmer: Neil Jeffery
Sandy Clarke: Andree Evans
Ralph Barton: Basil Moss
Neil Carolan: Peter Howell
Gavin Freeman: Nigel Le Vaillant
Richard Davison: Linus Roache
Tom Bridges: Edward Clayton
Chalky: Terry Molloy
Vie: Richard Butler
Tina: Carole Harrison
: Greg Markaudley
Dave: Adrian Lester
Jason: Jago Smith

: Film 87

with Russell Harty
The Mosquito Coast -
Harrison Ford , disillusioned with contemporary American life, moves his wife. Helen Mirren , and children to a remote Caribbean island. The film is directed by Peter Weir , who also directed Ford in Witness.
Duet for One - Julie Andrews is already being tipped for an Oscar nomination for her role as a world-class violinist who contracts multiple sclerosis at the peak of her career. Alan Bates plays her husband.


Unknown: Russell Harty
Unknown: Harrison Ford
Unknown: Helen Mirren
Directed By: Peter Weir
Unknown: Julie Andrews
Unknown: Alan Bates
Director: Bruce Thompson
Producer: Jane Lush

: The 20th Century Remembered

by Len Murray with Geoffrey Goodman In the second of four programmes, Len Murray , former General Secretary of the TUC, talks about one of the most turbulent periods he had to face.
First, the Labour governments of the 1960s, determined to control wages and put legal constraints on the trade unions, followed by a Conservative government with even more radical proposals.
He tells Geoffrey Goodman why these attempts failed and how Edward Heath threw away a chance of resolving the miners' strike of 1973, during the 'three day week'.
Film research MONA ADAMS
Picture research VALERIE SMITH Film editor JON KENT Producers


Unknown: Len Murray
Unknown: Geoffrey Goodman
Unknown: Len Murray
Unknown: Geoffrey Goodman
Unknown: Edward Heath
Unknown: Valerie Smith
Unknown: John Walker

: Save a Life

A guide to emergency first aid presented by Dr Alan Maryon Davis
Suppose someone's heart suddenly stopped beating.
It might be your father, your mother, your husband, or your child. You would have just three minutes to save them. Would you know what to do?
All over Britain thousands of training sessions in emergency first aid are now open to everyone. These classes and this programme will show just how you can save a life when someone's heart stops beating. With John Arnatt
Venetia Barrett and Diana Rayworth
Drama written by LESUE DUXBURY Produced by JENNY ROGERS and JULIAN STENHOUSE (R) (e)
For training session details and a free leaflet on emergency first aid send an sae to:
[address removed]


Presented By: Dr Alan Maryon Davis
Unknown: John Arnatt
Unknown: Venetia Barrett
Unknown: Diana Rayworth
Written By: Lesue Duxbury
Produced By: Jenny Rogers
Produced By: Julian Stenhouse

: Questions of Defence

Six episodes in the history of NATO
1: Britain Couldn't Do it Alone Forty years ago, at the end of the Second World War, both the American government and the American people wanted to withdraw their troops from Europe as quickly as possible.
And yet, 40 years later, there are still 300,000 American troops in Europe - a major part of the United States's contribution to NATO.
What led the United States to make this commitment to the defence of Europe?
Introduced by John Barry with Theodore Achilles Lord Franks, Paul Nitze and Sir Frank Roberts Produced by HOWARD SMITH (e)


Introduced By: John Barry
Unknown: Theodore Achilles
Unknown: Paul Nitze
Unknown: Sir Frank Roberts
Produced By: Howard Smith

: Weather

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