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: Ceefax AM

: The Pink Panther Show: Lucky Pink; Shooting of Caribou Lou; Pink in the Clink

Presenting the optimistic, indestructible panther who is always in the pink.
Today: Lucky Pink; Shooting of Caribou Lou; Pink in the Clink (R)


Pink Panther theme: Henry Mancini

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman and Pamela Armstrong
National and international news and analysis on the hour and half hour.
The latest sports news and comment from Bob Wilson 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: Francis Wilson

: Dallas

Miss Ellie and J.R. have different ways of handling grief.
Directed by VICTOR FRENCH (R)


Written By: Linda Elstad
Directed By: Victor French

: Tijuana Toads

Flight to the Finish

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield with programme news and your birthday greetings.

: Play School

As quiet daytimes give way to nights
Listen and gaze at carnival sights
Carol Chell , Wayne Jackman Story: The Man who Took the Indoors Out by ARNOLD LOBEL


Unknown: Carol Chell
Unknown: Wayne Jackman
Unknown: Arnold Lobel

: Cricket: Third Test

The Comhill Insurance Test Series
England v Pakistan from Headingley First day
TONY LEWIS introduces live coverage of this morning's play.
Commentators RICHIE BENAUD
TOM GRAVENEY , BOB WILLIS 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: Tom Graveney
Unknown: Bob Willis
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie.
Unknown: Alan Griffiths

: One O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Weather Bill Giles

: Neighbours

An innocent kiss between Daphne and Paul is misinterpreted.
(For cast see page 37. Shown again tomorrow at 10.5 am)

: Wimbledon 87

The Lawn Tennis Championships featuring the Ladies' Singles Semi-finals. This afternoon's top two matches will decide who goes through to Saturday's final. This time last year
NAVRATILOVA beat SABATINI, and MANDLIKOVA squeezed past EVERT, but a certain
STEFFI GRAF of West Germany was expected to have her say this afternoon. Commentators


Unknown: Dan Maskell
Unknown: John Barrett
Unknown: Gerald Williams
Unknown: Barry Davies
Unknown: Ann Jones

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield - starting with 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: In a Pig's Eye Choo Choo Crazy Dirty Money (R)

: Silas

A serial in 12 episodes based on the books by CECIL BODKER
3: Silas ran away from the circus when the owner tried to force him into being a sword swallower. But he has made a good friend - a lame boy called Godik.
English language version directed by LOUIS ELMAN (R)


Silas: Patrick Bach
Godik: Lucki Molocher
Philip: Diether Krebs
The other hunter: Patrick Lancelot
Emanuel: André Lacombe,
Nanina: Nelly Heet
Pepe: Jimmy Karouki
Fisherman: Pierre Forger
Maria: Tatjana Lothe

: We Are the Champions

An inter-school competition with fun and games on the field and in the pool.
Heat 1: East of England from Yarborough Leisure Centre, Lincoln between Westfield Middle School, Wombourne,
Carcroft Middle School, Doncaster and Yarborough High School, Lincoln
Introduced by Ron Pickering with guest shot-putter Judy Oakes
Engineering manager ROM MEAGER Producer PETER CHARLTON


Introduced By: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Judy Oakes
Producer: Peter Charlton

: Rolf Harris Cartoon Time

Rolf Harris uncovers trouble in the world of books when Jerry Mouse writes a hilarious bestseller, Life with Tom, Sniffles and the Bookworm spend a hair-raising night in a bookshop and Bugs Bunny relates autobiographical hare-raising stories of life in Manhattan. Producer DAvm PLATT (R)


Unknown: Jerry Mouse

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas WitcheU and Philip Hayton


Unknown: Nicholas Witcheu
Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Weather John Kettley

: Regional news magazines

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

: Top of the Pops

Presenting hits and videos from the Top 40 chart.
Introduced by Janice Long.


Presenter: Janice Long
Lighting: Geoff Beech
Sound: Mark Holland
Designer: Paul Haines
Produced and directed by: Brian Whitehouse

: EastEnders

by Charlie Humphreys.
"She thinks she's happy and free from care, she's not what she seems to be".
(For cast see page 47)
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Charlie Humphreys

: What a Carry On!

A compilation of some of the most outrageous moments from the riotous Carry On films. Featuring, among many others, Sid James Joan Sims ,
Bernard Bresslaw , Kenneth Williams Angela Douglas
Dandy Nichols , Phil Silvers Julian Orchard and Barbara Windsor.
Produced by PETER ROGERS Directed by GERALD THOMAS


Unknown: Sid James
Unknown: Joan Sims
Unknown: Bernard Bresslaw
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Angela Douglas
Unknown: Dandy Nichols
Unknown: Phil Silvers
Unknown: Julian Orchard
Unknown: Barbara Windsor.
Produced By: Peter Rogers
Directed By: Gerald Thomas

: Don't Wait Up

written by GEORGE LAYTON starring Tony Britton and Nigel Havers featuring Simon Williams and Jane How
Madeline has found someone else and Tom is feeling pretty low. His bank balance is in a similar state. Toby tries to boost his morale.
Designer ERIC WALMSLEY Produced and directed by HAROLD SNOAD (R)
(Postponed from 18 June) * CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Written By: George Layton
Unknown: Tony Britton
Unknown: Nigel Havers
Unknown: Simon Williams
Unknown: Jane How
Designer: Eric Walmsley
Directed By: Harold Snoad
Dr Tom Latimer: Nigel Havers
Dr Toby Latimer: Tony Britton
Susan: Tricia George
Dr Charles Cartwright: Simon Williams
Martin: Timothy Carlton
Matty: Eric Francis
Helen Latimer: Jane How
Jeremy: Joe Dunlop
Felicity: Jane Brooker
Waiter: Ray Marioni
Photographer: Roger Sloman

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and Philip Hayton Regional News Weather


Unknown: Julia Somerville

: Blackadder II: 2: Head

A series of six programmes by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton.

England, in 1561. Edmund finds himself in a spot of bother when he cuts off Sir Francis Drake's head and completely ruins his weekend.


Writer: Richard Curtis
Writer: Ben Elton
Director: Mandie Fletcher
Producer: John Lloyd
Edmund Blackadder: Rowan Atkinson
Lord Percy: Tim McInnerny
Baldrick: Tony Robinson
Queen Elizabeth I: Miranda Richardson
Lord Melchett: Stephen Fry
Nursie: Patsy Byrne
Lady Farrow: Holly de Jong
Jailer Ploppy: Bill Wallis
Mrs Ploppy: Linda Polan
Earl Farrow: Patrick Duncan

: Wimbledon 87 and Athletics

Wimbledon 87
Match of the Day Introduced by DESMOND LYNAM and GERALD WILLIAMS Highlights of the two outstanding games from the Centre Court this afternoon when Saturday's ladies' singles finalists were decided, plus a look ahead to tomorrow's men's singles semi-finals.
International Athletics from Helsinki
The athletics caravan has continued to Scandinavia with top-class action from the World Games, part of the Grand Prix circuit, where several of the world's best track and field stars were competing tonight.


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Introduced By: Gerald Williams
Commentators: David Coleman
Commentators: Ron Pickering.
Commentators: Stuart Storey

: The Rock Gospel Show

with Sheila Walsh and Alvin Stardust
Guests include Mike and the Mechanics, and Celena Duncan , star of the musicals GodspeH- Superstar and The Wiz. On film is David Meece , one of America's most popular gospel stars. British gospel group Cho perform their latest song.
Film cameraman JM PEIRSON
Series producer JIM MURRAY (R)


Unknown: Sheila Walsh
Unknown: Alvin Stardust
Unknown: Celena Duncan
Unknown: David Meece
Producer: Jim Murray

: Weather

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