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: Ceefax AM

: Edgar Kennedy

in Fool Coverage
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman and Pamela Armstrong


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Pamela Armstrong

: Children's BBC

But first.... something a little different with Simon Potter Starting with Charlie Brown
You're a Good Sport Charlie Brown (R)


Unknown: Simon Potter
Unknown: Charlie Brown
Unknown: Charlie Brown

: Hartbeat

with Tony Hart , Joanna Kirk and Zippo and Company Add and Subtract (R)


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Joanna Kirk

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

But first.... your birthday greetings with Simon Potter followed by Play School
Presenter Carol Leader
Guest Andrew Secombe
Story: Benedict Finds a Home by CHRIS DEMEREST (R)
The Perishers
Tomato Ketchup (R)


Unknown: Simon Potter
Presenter: Carol Leader
Unknown: Guest Andrew Secombe

: Five to Eleven

with pupils from
Twyford Church of England High School

: Children's BBC

But first this ... your magazine between the programmes including
Zorro's Fighting Legion A classic eight-part serial starring Reed Hadley as Zorro Sheila Darcy as Volita
5: The Decoy
A REPUBUC serial


Unknown: Reed Hadley
Unknown: Zorro Sheila Darcy
Directed By: William Whitney
Directed By: John English
Ramon: William Corson
Felipe: Leander de Cordova
Gonzales: Edmund Cobb
Cmdt Manuel: John Merton
Pablo: C Montague Shaw

: Video Active

Six introductory guides to making home videos 3: Strike a Light
Eric has turned his parlour into a studio from which he communicates with friends across the world. Sue talks to him and explains how this set-up can be applied to other situations. She also looks at suggestions for recording a children's party. (R) (Part 4 next Wednesday)

: Dallas

Where There's a Will
JR is determined to get a sight of Jock's will - at any cost. (R)

: One O'Clock News

with Philip Hayton


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Bradley causes havoc in Ramsay Street.
(For cast see page 37. Shown again tomorrow at 10.5am)

: Stage Fright

Marlene Dietrich In this classic
Hitchcock thriller Dietrich plays a musical comedy star whose husband is murdered. When
Jonathan Cooper is suspected, he seeks the help of his girlfriend, RADA student Eve Gill.
Screenplay by WHITFIELD COOK from the novel Man Running by SELWYN JEPSON
Produced and directed by ALFRED HITCHCOCK 0 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Marlene Dietrich
Unknown: Jonathan Cooper
Unknown: Whitfield Cook
Unknown: Selwyn Jepson
Directed By: Alfred Hitchcock
Charlotte Inwood: Marlene Dietrich
Eve Gill: Jane Wyman
Smith: Michael Wilding
Jonathan Cooper: Richard Todd
Commodore Gill: Alastair Sim
Mrs Gill: Sybil Thorndike
Nellie: Kay Walsh
Bibulous gent: Miles Malleson
Shooting gallery attendant: Joyce Grenfell
Inspector Byard: Andre Morell

: Bugs Bunny

: Gardeners' Direct Line

For the first time nationally, the programme that's already keeping northern gardens blooming. A live television phone-in to green-fingered experts Geoffrey Smith and Peter Seabrook.
Now, wherever you live, solve your gardening problems from the comfort of your armchair. To take part ring
Leeds(0532)[number removed]between 11.30am and 2.30pm Give us your question and we'll take it from there!
Introduced by John Thirlwell Director MARCEL GUILLOU
0 INFO: page 77


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Peter Seabrook.
Introduced By: John Thirlwell
Director: Marcel Guillou
Producer: Mike Robertson.

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield - starting with:

The Puppy's New Adventures: Honolulu Puppy

: The Really Wild Show

with Terry Nutkins ,
Nick Davies and Chris Packham What do you think is the most dangerous animal in the world to man? A shark, or a deadly snake or a piranha? Chris reveals that, in fact, it's something rather smaller, but it's been responsible for
27,000,000,000 deaths! Terry dives to count the suckers on an octopus. Nick looks at an animal that can change colour instantaneously. And the latest police weapon in the fight against crime - sniffer gerbils!
Producer MIKE BEYNON BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Terry Nutkins
Unknown: Nick Davies
Unknown: Chris Packham

: Newsround

: Colour in the Creek: 5

A drama series in ten parts.
Mum tries to teach Alec and Biddy their lessons. And Jonno wonders whether Father Christmas will ever be able to find their camp.


Producer: Michael Midlem
Unknown: Rob Stewart
Uad: Dennis Miller
Mum: Judy Morris
Alec: Kent Albot
Biddy: Pascale Moray
Jonno: Hugh Clairmont-Simpson

: The Muppet Babies

Gonzo's Video Show
All the Babies are well and truly caught by the Hollywood bug when they use Nanny's video camera to make a wild rock video and Produce their own wacky version of Star Wars starring Kermit's Skyhopper.
Created for television by Jim Henson (R)

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Wogan

Selina Scott with tonight's topical mixture of the good, the great and the unusual.


Unknown: Selina Scott

: International Athletics

from Zurich
Tonight's Weltklasse meeting is traditionally the most spectacular of all the Mobil Grand Prix events a 'mini-Olympics' in the space of two hours.
The world's finest athletes compete tonight, including STEVE CRAM, SAID AOUITA ED MOSES, CARL LEWIS BENJOHNSON and FATIMA WHTTBREAD, all planning to impress their rivals - the World
Championships are just ten days away.
Commentators DAVID COLEMAN


Unknown: Carl Lewis
Commentators: David Coleman
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Stuart Storey
Producers: Martin Webster
Unknown: Balchin Editor John Rowlinson

: 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

: 200 Not Out

MCC, the most renowned club in cricket - now battling for its rights in the commercial world of sport - is 200 years old. So is the tradition of Lord's. On the eve of the Bicentenary Match between MCC and the Rest of the World, Benny Green , jazz musician, author, critic and cricket lover turns his enigmatic eye on the ground and the club ('an eccentric anachronism - sometimes maddening, always lovable'), Plus their two centuries of brilliant action on the field and colourful goings-on behind the scenes.
Sir Donald Bradman
Ian Botham , Denis Compton Sir George ('Gubby') Allen Colin Cowdrey , Lord Home Mick McManus ,
Rachael Heyhoe-Flint , Geoff Boycott Brian Close , John Arlott are among those interviewed. W. G. GRACE , SIR JACK HOBBS HAROLD LARWOOD ,
HEDLEY VERITY , RAY LINDWALL , KEITH MILLER and many modern Test stars are included in the programme.
Assistant producer JOHN BODNAR Producer PHIL PILLEY
• FEATURE: page 12


Unknown: Benny Green
Unknown: Sir Donald Bradman
Unknown: Ian Botham
Unknown: Denis Compton
Unknown: Allen Colin Cowdrey
Unknown: Mick McManus
Unknown: Rachael Heyhoe-Flint
Unknown: Geoff Boycott
Unknown: Brian Close
Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: W. G. Grace
Unknown: Sir Jack Hobbs
Unknown: Harold Larwood
Unknown: Hedley Verity
Unknown: Ray Lindwall
Unknown: Keith Miller
Producer: John Bodnar

: ScreenStory: The Godfather

The Complete Story
A five-part adaptation of MARIO Puzo 's novel. Starring
4: Lake Tahoe , Nevada: 1958. Michael Corleone is the new 'Godfather', a man who must attend to family problems in the time-honoured way and use his frightening power to extend his criminal empire beyond America's shores ...
Directed by FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA (R) (Final part tomorrow at 10.25pm)


Unknown: Mario Puzo
Unknown: Lake Tahoe
Unknown: Michael Corleone
Unknown: Mario Puzo
Unknown: Francis Ford Coppola
Unknown: Francis Ford Coppola
Directed By: Francis Ford Coppola
Don Vito Corleone: Marlon Brando
Tom Hagen: Robert Duvall
Sonny Corleone: James Caan
Clemenza: Richard Castellano
young Vito Corleone: Robert De Niro
Connie Rizzi: Talia Shire
McCluskey: Sterling Hayden
Jack Woltz: John Marley
Barzini: Richard Conte
Hyman Roth: Lee Strasberg
Fredo Corleone: John Cazale
Frankie Pentangeli: Michael V. Grazzo

: Weather

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