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: Ceefax AM

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough and Jeremy Paxman
With less than a week to polling day the regular panel assesses the parties' progress. Sally Jones presents the latest sports news and comment.
Local news and travel information at
7.15, 7.45 and 8.15
Francis Wilson looks ahead to the weekend weather at home and abroad at
7.25, 7.55 and 8.25


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Sally Jones
Unknown: Francis Wilson

: 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 Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE
A simultaneous broadcast with Radio 4.


Editor: Alastair Osborne

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield with programme news and birthday greetings

: Play School

Presenters Chloe Ashcroft and Robert Kitson
Story: Jack and Jake by alki
Musical director PAUL READE Director BRIAN JAMESON


Presenters: Chloe Ashcroft
Presenters: Robert Kitson
Director: Paul Reade
Director: Brian Jameson
Producer: Christine Hewitt
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Cricket: First Test

The Comhill Insurance Test Series
England v Pakistan from Old Trafford Second day
TONY LEWIS introduces live coverage of this morning's play
Commentators RICHIE BENAUD
Summarisers TOM GRAVENEY , BOB WILUS Television presentation
KEITH MACKENZIE. ALAN GRIFFITHS including at 10.55 and 12.0 News and Weather


Introduces: Tony Lewis
Commentators: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Summarisers Tom Graveney
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie.
Unknown: Alan Griffiths

: One O'Clock News

Martyn Lewis with the national and international news, including the latest from the Election campaign now in full swing.


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Harry Henderson forms an unholy alliance. A casual comment has horrific connotations for Terry.


Unknown: Harry Henderson

: King Rollo

A See-Saw programme by DAVID MCKEE
King Rollo finds out which dog he likes best.
Narration Ray Brooks Music DUNCAN LAMONT Animation LEO BELTOFF production CUVE JUSTER (R)


Programme By: David McKee
Unknown: Ray Brooks
Music: Duncan Lamont
Music: Animation Leo Beltoff

: Philomena

with Johnny Ball
Today Philomena plants an idea in Grandma's vegetable plot. Anunation
English adaptation ROBIN HALDANE Producer GREG CHILDS (R)


Unknown: Johnny Ball
Unknown: Robin Haldane
Producer: Greg Childs

: Cricket: First Test

The Comhill Insurance Test Series
England v Pakistan from Old Trafford
TONY LEWIS introduces further live coverage.


Introduces: Tony Lewis

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield-starting with Corners
Presented by Simon Davies and Tracy Brabin with Jo Koma
If every telephone number in Great Britain was in one book, how big would the book be?
Questions to: Corners, BBCtv London W 12 8QT


Presented By: Simon Davies
Presented By: Tracy Brabin
Unknown: Jo Koma
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Ulysses 31

The Hidden Truth (R)

: The Friday Film Special: Paganini Strikes Again

Three musical schoolboys get caught up with a gang of robbers and help the local police to catch them. The police give the schoolboys a code name - 'Paganini'.
Produced by CYRIL RANDELL Directed by GERRY O'HARA
0 FILMS: page 19


Produced By: Cyril Randell
Directed By: Gerry O'Hara
Bill: Philip Bliss
Mike: Andrew Bowen
Pitmore: Simon Thompson
Nicola: Julie Dawn Cole
Raddings: Dudley Sutton
Jones: Patrick Jordan
Insp Mainwaring: John Arnatt
Miss Lanyard: Damaris Hayman
Mrs Pitmore: Jean Marlow
Mr Greatly: Desmond Jones
School-keeper: Frank Forsyth
Trendy man: Jonathan Burn
Old man: Eric Francis

: Go for It

Robbie Vincent and Angharad Mair welcome back the Minnican family from Barrow-in-Furness.
Did they canoe their way to fitness or are they smoking their Go for It! scores away? Director DAVID WILLIAMS
Producer david CORDINGLEY (e) Go for It! pack - send sae 8'" x 5f (24p postage) to
[address removed]


Unknown: Robbie Vincent
Unknown: Angharad Mair
Director: David Williams
Producer: David Cordingley

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton with the latest news and developments from the Election campaign. Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Philip Hayton

: Wogan

Join Terry and his guests for conversation and entertainment.


Unknown: Join Terry

: Top of the Pops

Presenting hits and videos from the Top 40 chart.
Introduced by Gary Davies.


Presenter: Gary Davies
Lighting: Fred Wright
Sound: Neil Sadwick
Designer: Paul Haines
Produced and directed by: Brian Whitehouse

: Dynasty

A Love Remembered (1) 'Are you telling me he actually thinks he's living 20 years ago ... I'm going to see him right away. I'm Alexis Carrington - his wife'.
- Bewitched, bothered and bewildered is Blake.


Written By: Edward Deblasio
Directed By: Robert Scheerer
Blake: John Forsythe
Krystle: Linda Evans
Alexis: Joan Collins
Adam: Gordon Thomson
Steven: Jack Coleman
Dex: Michael Nader
Dominique: Diahann Carroll
Sammy Jo: Heather Locklear
Clay: Ted McGinley
Ben: Christopher Cazenove
Michael: Wayne Northrop

: A Party Election Broadcast

by the Conservative Party

: News and Election 87

David Dimbleby and Julia Somerville present the latest news from the campaign trail. Regional News Weather


Unknown: David Dimbleby

: Whicker's World: Living with Uncle Sam

The last of ten films in which Alan Whicker talks to Brits who have gone to the USA. You Muddle-up Your Brains with a Little Booze - and They'll Take Your Knickers....
No such fate has befallen the author of this remark. Sir Gordon White has, in ten years, turned 3,000 dollars into a company worth a cool billion.
America may be the land of opportunity, but when the axe falls it can be a cruel place - as Colin and Veronica Draper experienced. New York is also the home of a Scot, Albert Watson , one of America's most successful photographers.
Vanessa Angel arrived in Manhattan at the age of 17. Three years later, she is a top model earning 200,000 dollars a year. Researcher DEBORAH ISAACS Producer JONATHAN STEDALL BBC Bristol (R)


Talks: Alan Whicker
Unknown: Gordon White
Unknown: Veronica Draper
Unknown: Albert Watson
Unknown: Vanessa Angel
Unknown: Deborah Isaacs

: Omnibus

Isaac in America
A Journey with Isaac Bashevis Singer
Nobel Prize winner Isaac Bashevis Singer , the great
Yiddish writer, has established himself as one of the foremost short story tellers writing today. In this film Singer takes a journey through his own past, revisiting some of the people and places that inspired his stories. He re-lives his first impressions of America, as an immigrant arriving in the 30s from Poland, and he describes his early struggles as a writer, when the acceptance of a story meant, literally, life or death. Film cameraman JERRY PANTEER Film editor RIVA FREIFELD Producer KIRK SIMON
Executive producer MANYA STARR Director AMRAN NOVAK


Singer: Isaac Bashevis
Unknown: Isaac Bashevis Singer
Unknown: Jerry Panteer
Producer: Kirk Simon
Producer: Manya Starr
Director: Amran Novak

: Kirk Douglas in Detective Story

Continues a season of films featuring the dynamic Hollywood star. Tonight with Eleanor Parker William Bendix
On the track of an illegal abortionist, Detective Jim McLeod oversteps the mark and nearly kills the man. When McLeod's wife is revealed to be included, events spiral towards a violent conclusion.
Screenplay by PHILIP YORDAN. ROBERT WYLER from the play by SIDNEY KINGSLEY Produced and directed by WILLIAM WYLER
0 FILMS: page 19


Unknown: Eleanor Parker
Unknown: William Bendix
Unknown: Jim McLeod
Unknown: Philip Yordan.
Unknown: Robert Wyler
Play By: Sidney Kingsley
Directed By: William Wyler
Det McLeod: Kirk Douglas
Mary: Eleanor Parker
Det Brody: William Bendix
Shoplifter: Lee Grant
Det Dakis: Bert Freed
Det Gallagher: Frank Faylen
Lt Monaghan: Horace McMahon
Arthur Kindred: Craig Hill
Karl Schneider: George MacReady

: Weather

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