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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. Sports news 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.

: Dudley Do-Right

Snidely Mounted Police (R)

: Why don't You...?

Presented by the Belfast Gang!
Today's film may ring a bell, and one of the games goes like the clappers. The show is bound to appeal!

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

with Andy Crane


Unknown: Andy Crane

: The Gospel According to St Luke

The third of seven films starring Bernard Hill.
'And when he was come nigh, even now at the descent of the mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works they had seen.'


Unknown: Bernard Hill.

: Zeebrugge Ferry Memorial Service from Canterbury Cathedral

Live coverage from
Canterbury as the nation remembers those who were lost on the ferry, Herald of Free Enterprise, at Zeebrugge. HM The Queen is represented by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh who, with HRH The Princess Anne, joins the international congregation of mourners, survivors and members of the rescue services.
Tom Fleming introduces the service which is conducted by the Dean,
The Very Rev John Simpson with the Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Rev and RtHon Robert Runcie preaching the sermon. CHOIR OF
CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL conducted by the organist, DR ALLAN WICKS
Television presentation TIM MARSHALL
( Order of Service on page 69. Edited showing on BBC2 at 7.20 pm)


Introduces: Tom Fleming
Unknown: John Simpson
Unknown: Rthon Robert Runcie
Unknown: Tim Marshall

: * Open Air

with Bob Wellings and Pattie Coldwell


Unknown: Bob Wellings

: One O'Clock News

with Philip Hayton


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Weather John Kettley

: Neighbours

Danny schemes to spoil Maria's dinner party.
(For cast see page 71. Shown again tomorrow at 10.5 am)

: Pie in the Sky

The Piepilot leads a merry dance playing tunes on his Piepipe and provides the obvious song for the song pie: 'Tom, he was a piper's son' (R)


Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Peter Gosling

: The Clothes Show

Selina Scott goes to Trentham Gardens,
Staffordshire. Jeff Banks is in action with the styling team, there's advice on make-up from Barbara Daly , hair styling by Trevor Sorbie and millinery by David Shilling. Plus a preview of tonight's final of The Clothes Show
Model Competition, together with the Wedding of the Year. Producer CLARE STRIDE BBC Pebble Mill (Part 2 at 7.35pm)


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Barbara Daly
Unknown: Trevor Sorbie
Unknown: David Shilling.

: The British Comedy: Queen of Hearts

Gracie Fields
In one of her most popular films 'our Gracie' plays an ambitious working girl infatuated with the star of a musical. A hilarious adventure ensues when she goes backstage to get a closer look at her idol. Undaunted by setbacks, Gracie still hopes to become his Queen of Hearts.
Screenplay by H. F. MALTBY
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: H. F. Maltby
Unknown: Anthony Kimmins.
Unknown: Douglas Furber
Unknown: Gordon Wellesley
Produced By: Basil Dean
Directed By: Monty Banks
Gracie Perkins: Gracie Fields
Derek Cooper: John Loder
Yvonne: Enid Stamp Taylor
Zulenberg: Fred Duprez
Mrs Vandeleur: Madeleine Seymour
Mr Perkins: Edward Rigby
Mrs Perkins: Jean Lester

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Caterpillar Trail with Stuart Bradley
What might you spot on a bird table? What's good manners for a monkey? Join Stuart and find out.


Unknown: Stuart Bradley
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Ulysses 31

The Black Sphere: Ulysses discovers a map enclosed in a mysterious Black Sphere. Has he found the lost route back to Earth? (R)

: Take Two

Phillip Schofield is here to listen and comment on what you have to say about BBCtv. He will answer your questions and queries and also invite you to take part in the painting and written TV criticism competition.
This week's studio guest is
John Craven. Will you agree with the views and comments expressed on the programme? If you don't, or if you have any of your own, write to Take Two, BBCtv, London W12 8QT. Let Phillip hear what you have to say. Producer PHILIP CHILVERS


Unknown: Phillip Schofield
Unknown: John Craven.
Producer: Philip Chilvers

: The End of the World Man

First of three programmes. Paula and Clare overhear plans to turn the glen where they play into a massive car-park. They decide to collect signatures for a petition to stop the development, but The End of the World Man has plans to stop them. Produced by MARIE JACKSON Directed by BILL MISKELLY


Produced By: Marie Jackson
Directed By: Bill Miskelly

: The Raccoons: Buried Treasure

Bert 'adventure is my middle name' Raccoon, snares a fishing catch that leads to a hair-raising race through wild rapids and tunnels and a chest full of secrets and surprises....


Produced and directed by: Kevin Gillis

: Six O'Clock News

Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey present the latest pictures, stories and events of the day from Britain and around the world. Weather MICHAEL FISH


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Regional news magazines

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

: Wogan

Join Terry and his guests for conversation and entertainment, live from the Television Theatre.

: The Clothes Show

Selina Scott and Jeff Banks present the final of The Clothes Show model competition. From over 8,000 entries the 40 finalists arrive at Trentham Gardens where 20 are selected to appear on the catwalk. At stake are modelling contracts for the best male and female. The programme's 'Bride of the Year', Liz SHELDON , becomes Mrs Chris Barnes - dressed by LINDKA CIERACH; wedding video by The Clothes Show. Producer ROGER CASSTLES BBC Pebble Mill
(Part 1 shown at 2.5pm)


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Liz Sheldon
Unknown: Mrs Chris Barnes

: Dallas

The more things change, the more they remain the same.


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
as April Stevens: Sheree J Wilson
Jack: Dack Rambo

: Points of View

Anne Robinson with your comments in the programme you help to write.
Please send letters to:
Points of View, BBC [address removed]


Presenter: Anne Robinson
Producer: Vicki Marriott

: 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

: Q.E.D.

Alpha: How to Succeed Without Really Trying
Alaisdair Macbeth likes to go out with girls, but he's frightened to ask.
John Gibbons is frustrated when his young son beats him at rifle shooting. Broadcaster Toni Arthur can't stop her hands shaking when she's under pressure.
The Alpha Plan, claims psychologist Dr David Lewis , teaches you how to solve your own problems - by relaxing.
Can Toni, John and Alaisdair change their own lives in only 12 weeks, using Alpha? Series editor david filkin Producer ROBIN BOOTLE
0 INFO: page 91


Unknown: Alaisdair MacBeth
Unknown: John Gibbons
Unknown: Toni Arthur
Unknown: Dr David Lewis

: Sportsnight

Tonight's programme, introduced by Steve Rider , is in two parts, and the first features: Football
Highlights of one of the evening's top matches, with commentary by JOHN MOTSON.
It could be a semi-final replay in the FA Cup, or a crucial First Division fixture. Speed Skiing
Who are the fastest men in the world on skis?
TONY GUBBA reports from the French Alps on the World
Speed Ski-ing Championships in which Britain's WILKIE BROTHERS - Stuart and Graham - were going for gold.
(Part 2 follows at 11.35)


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Commentary By: John Motson.
Unknown: Tony Gubba

: Music from the Masses

Continuing the series of programmes for Easter exploring the great requiem masses.
Presented and conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes Tonight the Sanctus is examined through the works Of BERLIOZ, BRITTEN. FAURE and VERDI. 'Sanctus', meaning 'holy' in Latin, is one of the moments where the requiem is at one with the ordinary mass in joyous praise of God. It provides an invigorating contrast to the terrors of death or, in the case of this century, an ironic counterpoint to it. with Janice Cairns (soprano) John Graham Hall (tenor) Philharmonia Orchestra leader PETER THOMAS Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus master HORST NEUMANN ('Libera Me' tomorrow at 10.30pm)


Conducted By: Owain Arwel Hughes
Soprano: Janice Cairns
Tenor: John Graham Hall
Leader: Peter Thomas
Chorus Master: Horst Neumann

: Sportsnight

Amateur Boxing
The best of tonight's action from the ABA Semi-finals in Preston, sponsored by George Wimpey. The winners go forward to the National
Finals at Wembley on 1 May. Commentator


Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Bob Duncan
Producer: Charles Balchin
Editor: John Rowunson

: Weather

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