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: Ceefax AM

: The Pink Panther Show

Pink Quackers, Jet Feathers Pink and Shovel (R)

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman and Pamela Armstrong News summaries 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: Sally Jones

: Advice Shop

Advice Shop often advises viewers to go to their local advice centres.
This week, the last of the series, Margo MacDonald visits Leicester to see what it's like to seek advice in the inner city.
Producer BRYN BROOKS (e)


Unknown: Margo MacDonald

: Dallas

Gone, But Not Forgotten Who did it? J.R. and Cliff confront each other at the inquest into the death in the swimming pool.


Written By: Arthur Bernard Lewis
Directed By: Leonard Katzman

: Wild Britain Preview

Live pictures of the wild animals featured at 5.35 pm.

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

with Phillip Schofield


Presenter: Phillip Schofield

: Play School

Imagine a world that's totally flat.
Presenter Floella Benjamin Guest Johnny Ball Story: Flatlands adapted by JOHNNY BALL Director FAY WOOLF Producer ANN REAY


Adapted By: Johnny Ball
Director: Fay Woolf
Producer: Ann Reay

: Jimbo and the Jet Set

Jet Lag
Written and created by PETER MADDOCKS
Voices Peter Hawkins and Susan Sheridan
Directed by KEITH LEARNER (R)


Unknown: Peter Maddocks
Unknown: Peter Hawkins
Unknown: Susan Sheridan
Directed By: Keith Learner

: Five to Eleven

with Catherine Griller


Unknown: Catherine Griller

: Manhunt of Mystery Island

A 15-part serial 6: Ocean Tomb
In which some stolen blueprints tragically prove Melton's innocence and Claire, bound hand and foot, speeds towards her doom in an unmanned motor-boat.

: Wild Britain Preview

Live pictures of the wild animals featured at 5.35 pm.

: On the House

The latest and best in DIY, decor and design.
Pattie Coldwell and Rick Ball take a look at what's new in boilers, radiators and hot water systems and try draught-stripping.
Harry Greene visits Cardiff to repair a stone windowsill;
Gilly Love finds a Room/or a Change and helps to transform a bedroom. (R) Letters and fact sheet requests, with large sae please, to:
[address removed]


Unknown: Pattie Coldwell
Unknown: Rick Ball
Unknown: Harry Greene

: Arthur Negus Enjoys

Dudmaston, Shropshire
This week Arthur is joined by George Smith , the internationally-known floral artist.
Flower motifs abound at
Dudmaston, but the real treat is the family collection of 18th-century Dutch flower paintings. All this is complemented by George's own beautiful flower arrangements. BBCBnstol(R)
Antiques Roadshow Quizbook £4.95 from booksellers


Unknown: George Smith

: Wildlife on One

Sparrows of St James's Narrated by David Attenborough
Filmed mainly within the sound of a pair of house sparrows are followed as they go about their frenetic life. They have chosen to nest above The
Mall itself - on a lamppost! Filmed and directed by THEO COCKERELL
Written and produced by ROBIN PRYTHERCH (R)


Unknown: David Attenborough
Directed By: Theo Cockerell
Produced By: Robin Prytherch

: One O'clock News

with Martyn Lewis


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Weather Bernard Davey

: Neighbours

Paul and Shane clash over
Terry. Des announces a bank contest.

: King Rollo

A See-Saw programme (R)

: Stop-Go!

A See-Saw programme (R)

: Royal Ascot

The traditional Royal drive down the course heralds the start of this spectacular festival combining top-quality racing and the grand social occasion.
2.30 The Queen Anne Stakes (lm)
Then Again takes another step towards his target of Champion Miler against last year's Champion of Europe Sonic Lady.
3.5 The Prince of Wales Stakes dim)
Introduced by JUUAN WILSON Race and paddock commentators
JIMMY LINDLEY , JOHN HANMER The fashion scene described by MIRIAM FRANCOME Producer FRED viner
(Coverage continues on BBC2)


Introduced By: Juuan Wilson
Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Jimmy Lindley
Unknown: John Hanmer
Unknown: Miriam Francome
Producer: Fred Viner

: Wild Britain Preview

A live look at the wild animals featured in today's
5.35 pm programme.

: Cartoon

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield - starting with Bertha
A See-Saw programme by ERIC CHARLES
Tom's New Friend
Mrs Tupp is cross about a new machine that is delivered but Tom thinks that it is a friend.
Narrator Roy Kinnear with Sheila Walker
Music composed by BRYAN DALY Editor MARTIN BOHAN Director of animation DEREK MOGFORD
Designed and produced by IVOR WOOD (R)


Programme By: Eric Charles
Narrator: Roy Kinnear
Unknown: Sheila Walker
Composed By: Bryan Daly
Editor: Martin Bohan
Unknown: Derek Mogford
Produced By: Ivor Wood

: Laurel and Hardy

Ball Maul (R)

: The Kwicky Koala Show

A cartoon series in which Kwicky the clever koala bear, Crazy Claws the wild cat and the city's own gutter-pup, Dirty Dawg, each have their own adventure stories brought to you by kind permission of the Bungle Brothers Circus.
Today: Robinson Caruso, The Claws Conspiracy and Dirty's début (R)

: Wizbit

by BARRY MURRAY starring Paul Daniels
Into the wonderful world of Puzzleopolis zooms the incredible - the amazing - the magical Wizbit. In the town live a happy people, but above them all hangs an evil castle, the grim abode of creepy Professor Doom and his sly cat Jinx. Join the Puzzleopolians as with Wizbit they combat the evil of Doom! Enter Wizbit with DEBBIE MCGEE and PATRICK PAGE
Produced by CLIVE DOIG
Directed by DAVID G. ROSE (R)


Unknown: Barry Murray
Unknown: Paul Daniels
Unknown: Debbie McGee
Unknown: Patrick Page
Produced By: Clive Doig
Directed By: David G. Rose
Professor Doom: Rob Ingus
Spoof/Pierre-Oh: Adrian Hedley
Bluff/Grocer Green: Alan Bodenham
Gatekeeper: Vicky Licorish
Madame Martinka: Heather Alexander
Wizbit: Tony Friel
Wooly: Kelvin Carter

: Eureka

written by cuve DOIG The Seaside
The staff of the Eureka
Museum take the day off at the seaside and investigate the inventions of seaside rock, bathing machines and deckchairs.
All other inventors and characters played by members of the company. Designer JOHN ASBRIDGE
Produced and directed byCLIVE DOIG


Written By: Cuve Doig
Designer: John Asbridge
Directed By: Clive Doig
Mr Halfpenny: Philip Fox
Miss Ogley: Julia Binsted
Professor Archie Medes: Bernard Holley
Mr Dunn: Mike Savage
Miss Cartridge: Madeline Smith
Mrs Fford: Jacqueline Clarke
MiSS Rush: Debbie Linden
PC Bonner: Bryan Jacobs

: Wild Britain

The video eye on nature with Michael Jordan and Nick Davies
A remotely controlled camera sits just a few metres away from an osprey nest. A magnificent female osprey stands permanent guard on her chicks. Six times a day her mate returns with fish.
Ospreys, the success story of British conservation, are the stars of this week's
Wild Britain, live from the highlands of Scotland.
And just a chance that the other 'livewatch' will feature live pictures of wild badgers. Producer PAUL APPLEBY
Series producer MIKE BEYNON BBC Bristol


Unknown: Michael Jordan
Unknown: Nick Davies
Producer: Paul Appleby
Producer: Mike Beynon

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell Weather MICHAEL FISH


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Michael Fish

: Regional news magazines

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

: No Place Like Home

by JON WATKINS starring William Gaunt and Patricia Garwood
Unexpected and unrelated relatives arrive, bringing added complications to the Crabtree household.
Produced and directed by ROBIN NASH (R)


Unknown: Jon Watkins
Unknown: William Gaunt
Unknown: Patricia Garwood
Designer: Paul Allen
Directed By: Robin Nash
Arthur: William Gaunt
Beryl: Patricia Garwood
Vera Botting: Marcia Warren
Trevor Botting: Michael Sharvell-Martin
Raymond Codd: Daniel Hill
Elsie: Liz Crowther
Lorraine: Beverley Adams
Nadia: Erica Lynley
Paul: Stephen Watson
Nigel: Martin Clunes
Tracy: Dee Sadler
Irene: Cindy O'Callaghan
Aunt Eva: Eva Lohman
George: Ivor Danvers

: EastEnders

by Michael Robartes.
"Lofty had a call from the hospice to go and see Auntie Irene."
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Michael Robartes
Title Music: Simon May
Title Music: Leslie Osborne
Series Designer: Keith Harris
Series Script Editor: Tony Holland
Series Producer: Julia Smith
Director: Nick Prosser
Lofty: Tom Watt
Auntie Irene: Katherine Parr
Michelle: Susan Tully
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Lou: Anna Wing
Den: Leslie Grantham
Man: Michael O'Hagan
Mags: Kathryn Apanowicz
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Pat: Pam St. Clement
Tom: Donald Tandy
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Angie: Anita Dobson
James Willmott-Brown: William Boyde
Pete: Peter Dean
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Barry: Gary Hailes
Graham: Gary Webster
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Kelvin: Paul J. Medford
Mary: Linda Davidson
Ali: Nejdet Salih

: Brush Strokes

by JOHN ESMONDE and BOB LARBEY starring Karl Howman and Gary Waldhorn Elizabeth Counsell with Kim Thomson Mike Walling
Jacko is flying high with Gaynor, a stewardess, whose schedule threatens to ruin his image. Meanwhile, Lionel celebrates his extension of family and premises with a 'do' to make him a legend in Motspur Park, but for
Veronica the party is over.


Unknown: John Esmonde
Unknown: Bob Larbey
Unknown: Karl Howman
Unknown: Gary Waldhorn
Unknown: Elizabeth Counsell
Unknown: Kim Thomson
Unknown: Mike Walling
Produced By: Sydney Lotterby
Directed By: Mandie Fletcher
Jacko: Karl Howman
Lionel: Gary Waldhorn
Veronica: Elizabeth Counsell
Lesley: Kim Thomson
Eric: Mike Walling
Sandra: Jackie Lye
Natasha: Janine Duvitski
Philip: James Saxon
Elmo: Howard Lew Lewis
Charles Crane: Peter Cellier
Gaynor: Sally Osborn
Cassandra: Helena Michell
Roy Hooper: Ron Emslie

: The Lenny Henry Show

The young surfers of Bondi Beach grapple with life, death, pile ointment and sunburn; and the Twilight Limits are reached, where what goes up, must stay there. (Nope, still don't know yet).
Starring Lenny Henry
with special guests Style Council
and Julia Hills, Andrea Levine, Mac McDonald, Tony Slattery, Dudley Stevens, Philip Trewinn and Chris Tummings
Choreographer NICKY HINKLEY Produced and directed by GEOFF POSNER (R)


Unknown: Lenny Henry
Unknown: Style Council
Unknown: Julia Hills
Unknown: Andrea Levine
Unknown: Mac McDonald
Unknown: Tony Slattery
Unknown: Dudley Stevens
Unknown: Philip Trewinnard
Unknown: Chris Tummings
Unknown: Robert Bathurst
Unknown: Lyndam Gregory
Unknown: Carla Mendonca
Unknown: Madeleine Newbury
Written By: Lenny Henry
Written By: Kim Fuller
Written By: Geoff Atkinson
Unknown: James Bibby
Unknown: James Hendrie
Unknown: Tony Sarchet
Editor: Kim Fuller
Music: Peter Brewis
Unknown: Nicky Hinkley
Directed By: Geoff Posner

: 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

: The Fools on the Hill

Written by Jack Rosenthal
Shown as a tribute to Cecil Madden who died in May.
August 1936, and the BBC prepares for the world's first high definition television service. However, behind the scenes at Alexandra Palace complications arise in more ways than one.


Writer: Jack Rosenthal
Music: Denis King
Producer: Peter Wolfes
Director: David Giles
Cecil Madden: Shaughan Seymour
David: Nicholas Farrell
Florence: Caroline Embling
Wendy: Nicola King
Miss Stanley: Jill Balcon
Mr Thomas: Mike Lewin
Commissionaire: Roger Booth
Ellen Townsend: Leila Hoffman
Mr Kingsley: Graham Cull
Leslie Mitchell: Anthony Calf
Mr Bliss: Dave Hill
Stage manager: Ron Meadows
Dallas Bower: Ian Barritt
Jasmine Bligh: Maev Alexander
Toni: Nadio Fortune
Gerald Cock: John Flint
Isaac Shoenberg: Leon Lissek
John Logie Baird: Robert McIntosh
George More O'Ferrall: Edmund Pegge
Page boy: Harry Iggulden
Helen McKay: Tracy Miller
Warehouseman: Max Hafler
Warehouseman: John Rapley
Warehouseman: Anthony Douse
Horsebox driver: George Malpas
Sales executive: Paddy Ward
Mr Piggot-Smythe: Jonathan Newth
Canteen manageress: Josie Kidd
Sir John Reith: Wilfred Harrison
BBC Chairman: Clifford Parrish
Post-Master General: Hugh Dickson
Lord Selsdon: Kenneth Midwood
Adele Dixon: Pat Whitmore
Miss Lutie: Lorraine Porter
Pogo the Wonderhorse: Simon Barrett
Pogo the Wonderhorse: Rodney James
Buck and Bubbles: William Vanderpuye
Buck and Bubbles: Johnny Worthy

: Network

with Anna Ford and David Jessel
Tonight, stimulated by viewers' film reports, the actions and policies of BBCtv's programme-makers and executives are opened up for discussion with a participating studio audience. Craig Charles pursues viewers' complaints, viewpoints and reactions. If you have something to say, write to:
Network, BBCtv Centre, London W12 8QT. Director NIGEL FINNIS Producer ROBIN GUTCH


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: David Jessel
Unknown: Craig Charles
Director: Nigel Finnis
Producer: Robin Gutch
Producer: Jeremy Gibson

: The Wild Side of Town

The last of five programmes Presented by Chris Baines Green Guerillas
Every year more green sites in towns are flattened by the bulldozer. Local people can stop this destruction if they are properly organised, as in Birmingham and Leeds. Even where development is needed, room can be made for wildlife with a little forethought.
Produced by RON BLOOMFIELD (e)


Presented By: Chris Baines
Produced By: Ron Bloomfield

: Weather

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