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: Ceefax AM

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson and Jeremy Paxman
With Bob Friend 's view of life across the Atlantic, and sports news and comment from Sally Jones.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Bob Friend
Unknown: Sally Jones.

: Watchdog

Today's edition brings you Hot Seat - your chance to interrogate the people whose decisions affect your life.
If you want someone in the Hot Seat, write to Watchdog, BBCtv, Lime
Grove, London W12 7BJ or ring the Watchdog hotline: [number removed]

: Day to Day

Got something to say?
Then say it on Day to Day. Join Robert Kilroy-Silk , his studio audience and guests as they discuss a topic that touches your life.


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Advice Shop

What are the maternity rights of working women? "hat help is on offer to one-parent families?
Margo MacDonald presents the facts and advice. directed by JEREMY ORLEBAR pfoduced by TONY MATTHEWS (e)


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

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield with Programme news and your birthday greetings.

: Play School

'Have you seen the little ducks? They're swimming in the water!'
Presenter lain Lauchlan Guest Chloe Ashcroft
Story: The Chick and the Duckling by MIRRA GINSBURG Illustrated by JOSE ARIANE ARUEGO (R)


Unknown: Mirra Ginsburg
Illustrated By: Jose Ariane

: Paddington

Mr Curry Takes a Bath (R)


Unknown: Mr Curry

: Five to Eleven

with Alan Bennett


Unknown: Alan Bennett

: Holiday 87


: Open Air

from Scotland with Bob Wellings and Eamonn Holmes including at
12.0 News and Weather


Unknown: Bob Wellings
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: The Tom O'Connor Roadshow

Tom gives the people of Bradford the chance to go On the Spot with their favourite party piece, and he also meets top show business names on the stage of the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford.
Debbie meets the people and sees the interesting sights of the area.

: One O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Weather Bill Giles

: Neighbours

Daphne suspects an intruder is in the house.

: Chock-a-Block

A See-Saw programme
Carol Leader with pictures to words that rhyme. (R)

: The Clothes Show

Presented by Jeff Banks and Selina Scott


Presented By: Jeff Banks
Presented By: Selina Scott

: The British Comedy: Go to Blazes

Dave King
Robert Morley Daniel Massey
Norman Rossington
A trio of engaging but highly unsuccessful crooks, Bernard, Harry and Alfie, plan a daring smash-and-grab job using the perfect getaway vehicle - a fire engine. To ensure success, the three learn how to become real firemen.
* FILMS: page 29


Unknown: Dave King
Unknown: Robert Morley
Unknown: Daniel Massey
Unknown: Norman Rossington
Unknown: Patrick Campbell
Produced By: Kenneth Harper
Bernard: Dave King
Arson Eddie: Robert Morley
Harry: Daniel Massey
Withers: Dennis Price
Colette: Coral Browne
Alfie: Norman Rossington
Chantal: Maggie Smith
Salesman: Miles Malleson
Scrap dealer: Wilfrid Lawson
Sergeant: David Lodge
Chief Fire Officer: John Welsh
Judge: Ftolay Currie
Pipe smoker: James Hayter
Fish fancier: Derek Nimmo
Mayor: Eynon Evans
Girl lover: Diane Clare
Boy lover: Dudley Sutton
Fisherman: John Le Mesurier

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield - starting with Caterpillar Trail with Stuart Bradley
Join Stuart on the Caterpillar Trail to find out about one of the friendliest and most intelligent sea creatures, and a bird that flies for two years non-stop. Producers


Unknown: Stuart Bradley
Unknown: Join Stuart
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Laurel and Hardy

in Bird Brains

: Ten in a Bed

by ALLAN AHLBERG Told for Jackanory by Victoria Wood with Martin Jarvis
Today: Little Girl Sandwich Illustrations JAN BRYCHTA Designer MARY GREAVES


Unknown: Allan Ahlberg
Unknown: Victoria Wood
Unknown: Martin Jarvis
Designer: Mary Greaves
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: Christine Secombe

: Bananaman

Operation Total (R)

: Fast Forward

with Nick Wilton Floella Benjamin Robert Harley and Sarah Mortimer
Special offer for today only! Anyone watching today's programme will immediately become very rich and famous and the proud owner of a private jet, a Mediterranean island, and advice on how not to be caught out by practical jokes on April Fools' day! Watch Fast Forward - the programme with more than just jokes!
Musical director STEVE BROWN Designer ANDREW PURCELL Production


Unknown: Nick Wilton
Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Robert Harley
Unknown: Sarah Mortimer
Director: Steve Brown
Designer: Andrew Purcell
Unknown: David Crichton
Unknown: Trevor McCallum

: Jossy's Giants

A series of five programmes by SID WADDELL
4: Home and Away
Lethargy has overtaken the Giants - do they need health food, exercise or hypnotism? Jossy reckons a strenuous training weekend at the seaside will do the trick, but the lads have other ideas.
Film cameraman REX MAIDMENT Film editor MARTIN PEPLER Designer JOHN HOLLAND
Executive producer PAUL STONE Director EDWARD PUGH


Unknown: Sid Waddell
Editor: Martin Pepler
Designer: John Holland
Producer: Paul Stone
Director: Edward Pugh
Jossy Blair: Jim Barclay
Glenda: Jenny McCracken
Albert: Christopher Burgess
Bob Nelson: John Judd
Tracey: Julie Foy
Ross: Mark Gillard
Harvey: Julian Walsh
Glenn: Stuart McGuinness
Wayne: Oliver Orr
Ricky: Paul Kirkbright
Selly: Ian Sheppard
Shaz: Jenny Luckraft
Opal: Suzanne Hall
Melanie: Lucy Keightley
Lisa: Angela Freear
Noleen: Jo-Anne Green
Daz: Lee Quarmby
Gypsy: Pat Wallis

: The Raccoons: The Runaways

Could it mean the end of the Sneer dynasty when Cedric decides to take the rest of his life off?


Produced and directed by: Kevin Gillis

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: Wogan

Join Terry live at the Television Theatre. With a chance to see two more entries for A Song for Europe.
Programme associate NEIL SHAND Director JOHN BIRKIN
Series producer JOHN FISHER


Unknown: Neil Shand
Director: John Birkin
Producer: Jon Plowman
Producer: John Fisher

: The Clothes Show

Presented by Jeff Banks and Selina Scott
There's a look at some of the entries in The Clothes Show model competition, which closes today. And dressing for two - the ladies of a Nottingham ante-natal clinic show the best in maternity wear. There's a special offer for the Clothes Show Tube and a report on men's wear. With Jasmine Fadhli Caryn Franklin and Siobhan Mayer Producer Roger Casstles BBC Pebble Mill (Shown at 2.5pm)


Presenter: Jeff Banks
Presenter: Selina Scott
Reporter: Jasmine Fadhli
Reporter: Caryn Franklin
Reporter: Siobhan Mayer
Producer: Roger Casstles

: Dallas

The Ten Per Cent Solution J.R. might be playing a , percentage game, but his scheming knows no limits when it comes to his arch enemy. Donna reaches a decision over playing politics and Southfork becomes the target of a festering grievance. Meanwhile, is B.D. really RIP?


Written By: Susan Howard
Directed By: Michael Preece
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
April Stevens: Sheree J Wilson
Wendell: William Smithers
Andrew Dowling: Jim McMullan
Daltry: J A Preston
Simpson: Frederick Coffin
Mrs Scottfield: Karen Carlson

: Points of View

Anne Robinson with your comments in the programme you help to write.
Producer VICKI MARRIOTT Please send letters to:
Points of View. BBCtv Centre London W12 8QT


Unknown: Anne Robinson
Producer: Vicki Marriott

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Social Democratic Party

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and Philip Hayton
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Julia Somerville

: Q.E.D.

Murder on the Bluebell Line The evidence: a shattered skull, a broken jaw, faded honeymoon photos and incriminating letters. The motive: revenge, ambition or glory. The suspects: the Pompous solicitor, the French Priest and the man in black.
Holmes and Watson stake the reputation of their creator on a journey to a tiny Sussex village, to unearth the truth behind the discovery that astonished Edwardian society and shook British pride to the core. It may have been the greatest April Fool in scientific history, but the death of an early Englishman at Piltdown is a true tale, in which any similarity to events or people long since dead is entirely deliberate.
Series editor DAVID FILHN
Written and directed by JOHN LYNCH 0 FEATURE: page 98 and WODDIS ON: page 97 *CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Directed By: John Lynch
Sherlock Holmes: Hugh Fraser
Dr Watson: Ronald Fraser

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Steve Rider The 1987 Greyhound
TV Trophy from Oxford Live coverage of tonight's three heats in this popular stayers' event. Two dogs from each heat qualify for the final, won for the last two years by Scurlogue Champ. Commentator
International Rugby Union from Cardiff
The Barbarians v The New Zealand Barbarians
As next month's first World Cup assumes centre stage, a dress rehearsal for the New Zealand Baa-Baas - virtually a full-strength All Black 15, which may provide a clue to the eventual winners. Highlights with NIGEL STARMER-SMITH .
Choose a World Cricket Team A unique chance to pick the MCC and the World XIs for the bi-centenary match at
Lords in August. The teams will be captained by MIKE GATTING and ALLAN BORDER ; the rest is up to you in a competition, organised with RADIO TIMES, which carries a very special prize.
Plus a look at Saturday's
Seagram Grand National and news of the European Championship.
Television presentation:


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Unknown: Mike Gatting
Unknown: Allan Border
Producer: Charles Balchin
Editor: John Rowlinson

: Matt Houston

starring Lee Horsley as Matt Pamela Hensley as C.J. Lincoln Kilpatrick as Hoyt Buddy Ebsen as Roy Houston
The Beach Club Murders Houston investigates the murders of young women at a beach club, but finds that his private eyes are not the only ones on the lookout....
Written by WILLIAM T. CONWAY Directed by CLIFF BOLE


Unknown: Lee Horsley
Unknown: Matt Pamela Hensley
Written By: William T. Conway
Directed By: Cliff Bole

: Weather

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