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: Ceefax AM

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Jeremy Paxman
A live debate as patients, doctors and nurses tell the politicians what they expect from the National Health Service.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman

: Election Call: [number removed]

Sir Robin Day introduces Election Call with your questions to the party politicians seeking your votes.
Lines open from 8.0 am
A simultaneous broadcast with Radio 4

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

with Phillip Schofield


Unknown: Phillip Schofield

: Play School

Chloe Ashcroft lain Lauchlan
Story: Bird's New Shoes by CHRIS RIDDELL


Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Chris Riddell

: Jimbo and the Jet Set

Jimbo Down Under
Directed by KEITH LEARNER (R)


Directed By: Keith Learner

: Five to Eleven

with Michael Hordem


Unknown: Michael Hordem

: Manhunt of Mystery Island

A classic cliffhanger serial in 15 episodes starring
3: Murder Machine
In which the imprisoned Prof Forrest tries to frustrate the evil designs of the satanic CaptMephisto but only succeeds in jeopardising Claire's life with a devastating new weapon ot destruction....


Lance Reardon: Richard Bailey
Claire Forrest: Linda Stirling
Mephisto: Roy Barcroft
Brand: Kenne Duncan
Professor Forrest: Forrest Taylor
Hargraves: Forbes Murray
Armstrong: Jack Ingram
Braley: Harry Strang
Melton: Edward Cassidy

: Cartoon


: On the House

Presented by Pattie Coldwell.
Harry Greene takes the guesswork out of tile cutting and laying sheet vinyl flooring and goes on the road in Troubleshoot.
Designer Gilly Love reveals the finished kitchen and Pattie takes a closer look at the timber and brick construction of the house. (R) Letters and fact sheet requests with sae please to: [address removed]


Presented By: Pattie Coldwell.
Presented By: Harry Greene
Designer: Gilly Love

: Arthur Negus Enjoys

Firle Place, East Sussex Firle Place, Sussex, is an elegant Georgian house.
Here Arthur Negus and his guest David Battie enjoy the splendid furniture and porcelain, including a rare 18th-century Sevres dinner service.
Director DAVID MITCHELL Producer ROBIN DRAKE BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Arthur Negus
Unknown: David Battie
Director: David Mitchell
Producer: Robin Drake

: Wildlife on One

Narrated by David Attenborough
Only a mile from a holiday beach on the south Cornish coast the wartime wreck of an American liberty ship lives on - as an artificial reef. A rich variety of colourful marine life now encrusts the hull while in the jumbled wreckage, lobsters and wrasse have taken residence. Photography RODGER JACKMAN Written and produced by MICHAEL SALISBURY (R)


Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: Rodger Jackman
Produced By: Michael Salisbury

: One O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis and the latest from the Election campaign


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Lucy destroys the tape. Helen has a surprise for Jim. Julie leaves home.

: Pie in the Sky

A See-Saw programme Devised by CHLOE ASHCROFT and PETER GOSLING
The Pieman and Piewife are up to their eyes in pies preparing for a local fair when they are interrupted, firstly by an old friend looking for a job, and then by the Piepilot looking for a song pie! And pies for the sky won't be kept waiting! (R)


Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Peter Gosling

: Bodycare

Bob Langley and Sarah Greene report on ways of keeping our bodies healthy and repairing them when they break down.
They attend a jazz dance session, watch a family change its diet, consult with an osteopath and join a mobile cervical cancer clinic. Directors
0 INFO: page 77


Unknown: Bob Langley
Unknown: Sarah Greene
Unknown: Roy Chapman.
Unknown: Derek Nelson
Producer: Keith Sheather

: Film 87

with Barry Norman


Unknown: Barry Norman

: Valerie

Boston Tea Party
While Valerie is arrested for purse-snatching, a precocious 4-year-old treats the boys to a 'little' tea party. Written by JUDY PIOLI
Directed by HOWARD STORM (Postponed from 18 May)


Written By: Judy Pioli
Directed By: Howard Storm

: Cartoon

Shop, Look and Listen

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield - starting with Caterpillar Trail with Stuart Bradley
This week some children join Stuart on a boat trip to the island of Skomer, to spot puffins.
Follow the trail and you'll also be able to find out about animal camouflage and tree cultivation.
Production ROY MILAN! Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE


Unknown: Stuart Bradley
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Ulysses 31

The Magic Spells of Circe
The travellers on the Odyssey are getting tired and longing to find their way home when Ulysses meets the beautiful green-eyed Circe. (R)

: Take Two

Phillip Schofield is here to listen and comment on what you have to say about BBCtv in the final programme of the current series. He will answer your questions and queries and announce the winners of the painting and written TV criticism competition. This week's studio guest is David Copperfield from Lift Off. Producer philip CHILVERS


Unknown: Phillip Schofield
Unknown: David Copperfield

: The Eye of the Dragon

The last of a five-part serial by DYFED GLYN
Back in Wales again. The volunteers working on the line think they've seen a ghost train. How could that be?


Editor: Christian Searle
Designer: Juuan Williams
Producer: Allan Cook
Robin Richards: Daniel Evans
Mari Richards: Mali Tudno
Abbot: Sami Tak
Monks: David Yu,
Monks: Tak Fu Lau
Volunteers: Frances Bowen
Volunteers: Gwion Jones
Volunteers: Daniel Glyn Jones
Volunteers: Jason Roane
Volunteers: Kelly Smith
Volunteers: Kristian Stuart
Volunteers: Richard Thomas
lanto Rees: Glan Davies
Mrs lanto: Anne Bowen
Michael Richards: Iestyn Garlick
Gwen Richards: Lisabeth Miles
Sam Chan: Hugh Thomas

: Regional news magazines

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

: Six O'Clock News

Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton with developments at home and abroad, and the latest from the Election campaign now in its second week.


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Philip Hayton

: On the Spot

with Sue Lawley
As the Election campaign reaches its height, viewers throughout the nation put their questions to the Leader of the Labour Party
The Rt Hon Neil Kinnock.


Unknown: Neil Kinnock.

: Best of British

A ten-part series celebrating 50 years of classic films from the Rank Studios.
Narrated by John Mills 7:Things That Go Bump in the Night
Spooky stuff from the cinema's past including haunting moments from A Place of One's Own, Blithe
Spirit, Don't Take it to Heart and The Clairvoyant.
James Mason , Margaret Rutherford , Richard Greene and Claude Rains are among those tangling with the ghosts and ghouls.


Unknown: James Mason
Unknown: Margaret Rutherford
Unknown: Richard Greene
Unknown: Claude Rains
Produced By: Robert Sidaway
Produced By: Maurice Sellar

: Mastermind

The Final Five
Magnus Magnusson introduces a closer look at the five contenders who have made it to the final of Mastermind 1987.
Tonight's five will compete on Sunday for the coveted title:
Jill McFatridge , an area reporter from Angus, Scotland;
Jeremy Bradbrooke , a general practitioner from Trowbridge, Wiltshire;
Michael Billson , a milkman from Oxford;
Margaret Spiller , a civil servant from Walton-on-Thames, Surrey; and the winner of last Sunday's semi-final. Producer DAVID MITCHELL


Introduces: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Jill McFatridge
Unknown: Jeremy Bradbrooke
Unknown: Michael Billson
Unknown: Margaret Spiller
Producer: David Mitchell

: The Colbys

The Legacy
The news of Connie's death shocks the whole family but her will provides some unexpected comfort for Sable. Meanwhile, a mysterious bearded stranger settles into his Los Angeles hotel room.... Written by DENNIS TURNER Directed by RICHARD KINON


Written By: Dennis Turner
Directed By: Richard Kinon
Jason: Charlton Heston
Sable: Stephanie Beacham
Jeff: John James
Fallon: Emma Samms
Francesca: Katharine Ross
Miles: Maxwell Caulfield
Monica: Tracy Scoggins
Bliss: Claire Yarlett
Channing: Kim Morgan Greene
Zack: Ricardo Montalban
Hoyt Parker: Michael Parks

: A Party Election Broadcast

by the SDP/Liberal Alliance

: News and Election 87

David Dimbleby and Martin Lewis present the latest news from the campaign trail. Plus all the other national and international news of the day. Regional News Weather


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Martin Lewis

: In at the Deep End

Five films in which
Chris Serle and Paul Heiney take it in turns to plunge in at the deep end and learn the hard way about a completely new world.
Chris Serle hardly knows how to place a bet at the start of his training as a racecourse bookmaker. In just three months he must learn to lay odds and master the mysterious art of tick-tack.
Chris seeks advice on how to spot a winner from top trainer Henry Cecil and jockey Willie Carson. He also consults television racing experts Peter O'SuUevan and John McCririck. On the day of his big race, all Chris knows for sure is that any one of the horses could win. He also knows that any mistake will cost his guv'nor a lot of money. Film cameramen BILL BLOOMFIELD GEORGE MORSE
Film editor NINA TIMPERI Series producer NICK HANDEL Producer


Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Paul Heiney
Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Henry Cecil
Unknown: Willie Carson.
Unknown: Peter O'Suuevan
Unknown: John McCririck.
Unknown: Richard Lightbody

: Wogan

Join Terry and his guests for conversation and entertainment, live from the Television Theatre.
Programme associate NEIL SHAND Director DAVID G. CROFT Producer PETER ESTALL
Series producer JOHN FISHER


Unknown: Join Terry
Unknown: Neil Shand
Director: David G. Croft
Producer: Peter Estall
Producer: John Fisher

: World Cup Rugby

Introduced by STEVE RIDER
Pool 1 - Final matches England v USA
Australia v Japan Pool 2
Ireland v Tonga Canada v Wales
The eight quarter-finalists have been decided, and now have a chance to look forward to the second stage of the competition.
Producer CHARLES BALCHIN Series producer HUW JONES


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Nigel Starmer-Smtth
Unknown: Martyn Williams
Producer: Charles Balchin

: Weather

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