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: Ceefax AM

: The Pink Panther Show

Presenting the optimistic, indestructible panther Today: Dial 'P' for Pink Napoleon Blown-apart Bully for Pink
Pink Panther theme by HENRY MANCINI (R)


Unknown: Henry Mancini

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman and Pamela Armstrong
The latest sports news and comment from Bob Wilson and Sally Jones
National and international news and analysis on the hour and half hour
Regional news and travel updates at 7.15, 7.45, 8.15 Weather forecast from Francis Wilson at 7.25, 7.55, 8.25


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Pamela Armstrong
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Francis Wilson

: Dallas

Five Dollars a Barrel
How long can J.R. hold on to five million barrels of oil in a declining market?
Written by LEONARD KATZMAN Directed by IRVING J. MOORE (R)


Written By: Leonard Katzman
Directed By: Irving J. Moore

: Tijuana Toads

A Leap in the Deep

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield with programme news and your birthday greetings followed by Play School
'Listen to the ocean echoes of a million seashells'
Presenters FIoella Benjamin Fred Harris
Story: Fish Fly by ANNE CALLONE (R)


Unknown: Benjamin Fred Harris

: The State Opening of Parliament

HM The Queen drives in procession from Buckingham Palace to the Palace of Westminster.
In a glittering ceremony in the House of Lords, before the royal family and the assembled peers, bishops and judges, Her Majesty commands Black Rod to summon the newly-elected members of the House of Commons to attend. Then she delivers the speech, written by the Prime Minister, which outlines the Government's legislative plans for the first session of the new
Commentator David Dimbleby Television presentation NEIL ECCLES


Unknown: Black Rod
Commentator: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Neil Eccles

: * pm Arthur Negus Enjoys

Ragley Hall , Warwickshire
Arthur Negus visits the beautiful 17th-century home of the Marquess and Marchioness of Hertford. In the Red Saloon and the Mauve Drawing Room Arthur admires furniture designed by Chippendale and Robert Adam , while porcelain expert David Battie tells the history behind the exquisite porcelain in what is still very much a family home. Director BRIAN HAWKINS Producer ROBIN DRAKE BBC Bristol (R)
(Tomorrow: Chatsworth)
Antiques Roadshow Quizbook: quizzes for antique-lovers £4.95 from booksellers


Unknown: Ragley Hall
Unknown: Robert Adam
Unknown: David Battie
Director: Brian Hawkins
Producer: Robin Drake

: * Wildlife on One

Gannets Galore Narrated by David Attenborough
Islands around the coast support the largest gannet colonies in the world. Off the Hebrides, more than 100,000 birds are on the granite pinnacle of Stac Lee alone.
There's the clamorous cry of gannets in their thousands, as they claim nest sites, raise their young, plunge-dive into the sea after fish at 100 kph, and compete with the piratical skua for possession of the catch - spectacular evidence that our biggest seabird is very much 'top of the rock'!
Photography HUGH MILES Written and produced by LANCELOT TICKELL (R)
(If The State Opening of Parliament overruns this programme may be postponed)


Unknown: David Attenborough
Produced By: Lancelot Tickell

: One O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Weather John Kettley

: Neighbours

Ramsay Street is thrown into turmoil as Paul is taken into hospital.


Unknown: Ramsay Street

: Wimbledon 87

The Lawn Tennis Championships from the All England Club
Live coverage of Centre and No 1 Courts, plus news and results of all this afternoon's matches, brought to you by the BBC's outside broadcast team, which first televised tennis at Wimbledon in 1937. Introduced by HARRY CARPENTER Commentator


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter
Commentator: Dan Maskell
Unknown: John Barrett
Unknown: Gerald Williams
Unknown: Barry Davies
Unknown: Bill Threlfall
Unknown: Ann Jones

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield - starting with
The Kwicky Koala Show
A cartoon 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: Sink or Swim; Gold Crazy; Close Encounter of the Canine Kind (R)

: Silas

A serial in 12 episodes
2: Silas has run away from the circus because Philip, the owner, tried to force him to become the youngest sword swallower in the world. When Silas wins a horse, a farmer tries to steal it.
English version directed by LOUIS ELMAN (R)


Directed By: Louis Elman
Silas: Patrick Bach
Godik: Lucki Molocher
Philip: Diether Krebs
Nanina: Nelly Huet
Maria: Tatjana Kothe
Fisherman: Pierre Forger
His wife: Francoise Bertin

: Blue Peter

with Janet Ellis, Mark Curry and Caron Keating

(Ceefax Subtitles)


Presenter: Janet Ellis
Presenter: Mark Curry
Presenter: Caron Keating

: Go for It!

Robbie Vincent and Angharad Mair welcome back all five families who accepted this year's Go for It! challenge.
They are all fitter and healthier but who will win the star prize?
For pack send A5 sae with 24p stamp to: [address removed]


Unknown: Robbie Vincent
Unknown: Angharad Mair
Director: Dafydd Roberts
Producer: David Cordingley

: Six O'Clock News

Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell present the latest pictures, stories and events of the day from Britain and around the world.


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: Top of the Pops

Presenting hits and videos from the Top 40 chart.
Introduced by Peter Powell and Simon Bates.


Presenter: Peter Powell
Presenter: Simon Bates
Lighting: Geoff Beech
Sound: Mark Holland
Designer: Paul Haines
Produced and directed by: Brian Whitehouse

: EastEnders

by Tony McHale.
"All being well, the Dagmar will be opening its doors in precisely 59 minutes".
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Tony McHale
Title Music: Simon May
Title Music: Leslie Osborne
Series Designer: Keith Harris
Series Script Editor: Tony Holland
Script Editor: John Maynard
Series Producer: Julia Smith
Director: Henry Foster
James Willmott-Brown: William Boyde
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Tel: Michael Garner
Ray: Bob Hewis
Angie: Anita Dobson
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Den: Leslie Grantham
Mags: Kathryn Apanowicz
Pat: Pam St Clement
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Tom: Donald Tandy
Colin: Michael Cashman
Barry: Gary Hailes
Graham: Gary Webster
Mary: Linda Davidson
Ali: Nejdet Salih
Sue: Sandy Ratcliff
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Pete: Peter Dean
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Tina: Eleanor Rhodes
Kelvin: Paul J. Medford
Naima: Shreela Ghosh
Dr Singh: Amerjit Deu
Dr Legg: Leonard Fenton

: Tomorrow's World

with Judith Hann
Peter Macann , Maggie Philbin and Howard Stableford
The Prince of Wales Awardfor Industrial Innovation and Production
A non-stick coating for glass? A new design of light aircraft? A novel type of tap? Or one of the other finalists from last year? Which will win the coveted Prince of Wales Award?
Find out as HRH The Prince of Wales invites the winner - and Tomorrow's World - to his home in Gloucestershire to present the trophy. Also at Highgrove House are all the finalists for next year's award - and they range from devices to monitor a baby's breathing, to a new type of fire retardant.
Director STUART MCDONALD Producer viv KING
0 INFO: page 77


Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Peter MacAnn
Unknown: Maggie Philbin
Director: Stuart McDonald
Producer: Viv King
Editor: Richard Reisz

: Childwatch Update

Last October Childwatch examined the problem of child abuse and showed the long-term damage that this cruelty causes. Far from protecting children, the law was widely described as a 'molesters charter' - 95 per cent of cases never get to court and those that do present a horrific ordeal for the child involved.
Tonight Esther Rantzen looks at exciting new initiatives which will give children a fairer deal within the legal process, and at 'ChildLine', the national helpline for children in trouble or danger launched on Childwatch last year.
0 INFO: page 77


Unknown: Esther Rantzen

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and Philip Hayton
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Julia Somerville

: Blackadder II

Six programmes by RICHARD CURTIS and BEN ELTON
1: Bells
England 1570. The filthy genes of the Blackadder family have resurfaced in the melting pot of history. Edmund, the bastard great, great grandson of the repulsive original, is reasonably normal, then he meets Bob ...


Unknown: Richard Curtis
Unknown: Ben Elton
Director: Mandie Fletcher
Producer: John Lloyd
Edmund Blackadder: Rowan Atkinson
Lord Percy: Tim McInnerny
Baldrick: Tony Robinson
Queen Elizabeth: Miranda I Richardson
Lord Melchett: Stephen Fry
Nursie: Patsy Byrne
Kate: Gabrielle Glaister
Flashheart: Rik Mayall
Dr Leech: John Grillo
Kate's father: Edward Jewesbury
Wise woman: Barbara Miller
Young crone: Sadie Shimmin

: Wimbledon 87 Match of the Day

DESMOND LYNAM introduces highlights of the fourth day of these championships while
GERALD WILLIAMS collates the stories making today's news.


Introduces: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Gerald Williams

: The Rock Gospel Show

starring Sheila Walsh and Alvin Stardust
Star guest in tonight's programme is soul singer
Jimmy Ruffin , who sings not only his own classic 'What becomes of the broken-hearted?', but also two rousing gospel favourites.
Also in the programme, from America, is Grammy-winner Michael W. Smith and in response to public demand, the London Gospel Choir performs one of its most popular songs.
Series producer JIM MURRAY (R)


Unknown: Sheila Walsh
Unknown: Alvin Stardust
Singer: Jimmy Ruffin
Unknown: Michael W. Smith
Producer: Jim Murray

: Weather

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