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: Ceefax AM

: Edgar Kennedy

in You Drive me Crazy An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman and Pamela Armstrong
Alan Titchmarsh looks at the world of television.
The latest sports news from Bob Wilson and Sally Jones Regional news and travel updates at 7.15, 7.45,8.15 Weather forecast from Francis Wilson at


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

: Children's BBC

But first this.... something a little different, a sort of magazine between the programmes with Simon Potter and news from the music world, together with your questions and ideas. Starting with Children's Island
A drama serial in eight parts 4: 'Hello, We're Here'
William, the US President's grandson has almost given up hope of finding the 11 British children lost at sea. But by chance he picks up a radio message which he believes is from them.
(For cast see page 46) (R)


Unknown: Simon Potter

: Hartbeat

with Tony Hart Margot Wilson and Liza Brown Small
There's gravel to dye, colour slides to make, miniature drawings, projections, and Morph making a smaller
Morph! Watch out for your work in today's Gallery.
Assistant producer CLAIRE WINYARD Producer
If you are 15 or under and would like to send a picture to the Gallery, send your entry to: Hartbeat BBCtv ,
London W3 6XZ. There's a prize for any that are shown, but sorry, none can be returned.


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Margot Wilson
Unknown: Liza Brown
Unknown: Christopher Pilkington
Unknown: Hartbeat Bbctv

: Neighbours

: Children's BBC

But first.... your birthday greetings with Simon Potter followed by Play School
If you want to be a dragon,
Now's your chance,
'Cause everybody 's doing the Dragon dance!
Presenter Carol Leader
Guest Andrew Secombe
Story: There's No Such Thing As a Dragon by JACK KENT (R)


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

: Cricket: MCC Bicentenary Match

see panel for details including at
10.55 and 12.0
News and Weather

: Dallas

The Billion Dollar Question Cliff begins the road to recovery. J.R. is pushing to get Jock's will read.


Written By: Arthur Bernard Lewis
Director: Michael Preece

: One O'Clock News

with Philip Hayton


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Max hears the 'awful truth' from the doctor.
(For cast see page 37. Shown again tomorrow at 10.5am)

: Cricket: MCC Bicentenary Match

MCC v Rest of the World from Lord's First day
TONY LEWIS with coverage of this afternoon's play. Television presentation


Unknown: Tony Lewis
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie.
Unknown: Alan Griffiths

: Children's BBC

Phillip Schofield - starting with:

The All New Popeye Show: Popeye's Self Defence, Popeye's Perilous Pursuit of a Pearl, Olive Goes Dallas

: Silas

A serial in 12 episodes
10: Silas saved the lives of a rich family called Sandal and has been invited to stay at their house.


Silas: Patrick Bach
Godik: Lucki Molocher
Mr Sandal: Hans-Helmut Dickow
Jasper: Armin Schawe
Mrs Sandal: Evelyne Pianka
Anna: Jeannette Granval
Baldrian: Andre Raffard
Jones: Jacques van Dooren
Toby: Benoit Serre

: Newsround

: We Are the Champions

Disabled Special from Marjon Community Sports centre, Plymouth
between Worcestershire: St Rose's School, Stroud
Somerset: Princess Margaret School, Taunton
and Devon: Dame Hannah Rogers School and Woodlands School, Plymouth
Introduced by Ron Pickering With guests Welsh 10,000 metres champion Angela Tooby and world champion disabled pentathlete Tony Willis
Programme adviser Ann Trotman, British Sports Association for the Disabled


Presenter: Ron Pickering
Guest: Angela Tooby
Guest: Tony Willis
Programme adviser: Ann Trotman
Producer: Peter Charlton

: The Flintstones

Yabba-dabba-doo! Roll on down to Bedrock to meet that most modern of Stone Age families.
Fred Meets Hercurock
A stroke of luck gets Fred cast as the world's strongest man in a film epic, but the flabby Flinstone discovers that he isn't quite shaped for superstardom!
A HANNA-BARBERA production

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Top of the Pops

Presenting the Top 40 chart.
Introduced by Janice Long and Steve Wright.


Presenter: Janice Long
Presenter: Steve Wright
Lighting: Geoff Beech
Sound: Keith Mayes
Designer: Paul Haines
Production: Michael Hurll

: EastEnders

by Tony McHale.
"It's got nothing to do with being my brother, Darren. I don't trust you."
(For cast see page 48)
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Tony McHale

: Bodymatters

A magical mystery tour of our own flesh and blood with Dr Graeme Garden
Dr Alan Maryon Davis Dr Gillian Rice
As Time Goes By
How many men are aware that they've changed sex? And do girls realise that they need male sex hormones to mature?
Find out more about life's changes with the help of the Webb family. And discover how mowing lawns keeps the Beverley Sisters young.
Programme associate JOHN JUNKIN director STUART MCDONALD genes editor DAVID FILKIN


Unknown: Dr Graeme Garden
Unknown: Dr Alan Maryon Davis
Unknown: Dr Gillian Rice
Unknown: John Junkin
Director: Stuart McDonald
Producer: Katherine Everett

: In Sickness and in Health

by JOHNNY SPEIGHT starring Warren Mitchell
With the aid of a new jacket full of battle ribbons and Else's wheelchair, Alf and Arthur find themselves in the money - Chair Aid.
Directed by RICHARD BODEN Produced by ROGER RACE (R)


Unknown: Johnny Speight
Unknown: Warren Mitchell
Directed By: Richard Boden
Produced By: Roger Race
Alf Garnett: Warren Mitchell
Rita: Una Stubbs
Mrs Hollingbery: Carmel McSharry
Arthur: Arthur English
Winston: Eamonn Walker
Political candidate: Graeme Garden
Gatekeeper: Ron Pember
MrKittel: Renu Setna
Invalid: Michael Ripper

: Nine O'Clock News

with Julia Somerville and Andrew Harvey
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Julia Somerville

: Alas Smith and Jones

The producers have received a Belgian postcard from Mel and Griffin Bahrain saying 'wish they were here'.
Meanwhile, in their search for the Comedic Grail our whacky funsters discuss the Theory of Relativity, the meaning of life and much, much more.
Main performance support from Robin Driscoll Peter McCarthy
Geoffrey Whitehead Stephen Fry and Gwen Taylor
Main writing contribution from ARTHUR ELLIS , RORY MCGRATH


Unknown: Robin Driscoll
Unknown: Peter McCarthy
Unknown: Geoffrey Whitehead
Unknown: Stephen Fry
Unknown: Gwen Taylor
Unknown: Arthur Ellis
Unknown: Rory McGrath
Unknown: Cuve Anderson.
Unknown: Jimmy Mulville
Unknown: Griff Rhys
Unknown: Jon Canter
Unknown: Robin Driscoll
Unknown: Peter McCarthy
Music By: Peter Brewis
Produced By: John Kilby
Produced By: Jimmy Mulville

: Cool It!

Phil Cool , alias old rubber features, is back with more oddball observations and menacing shirts. On tonight's show Frank Sinatra says something stupid,
Clare Rayner makes demands on a passive wimp and Terry Wogan introduces his favourite guest - himself! Written by PHIL COOL , JASPER CARROTT Director DAVID WEIR
Producer STEVE WEDDLE BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Phil Cool
Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Clare Rayner
Introduces: Terry Wogan
Written By: Phil Cool
Written By: Jasper Carrott
Director: David Weir
Producer: Steve Weddle

: ScreenStory: The Godfather

The last of a five-part series The Complete Story MARIO PUZO 'S novel adapted for television. Following the excursion to
Cuba, Michael returns to face Senate investigations into organised crime and the bitter breakdown of his marriage.
(For cast seepage 57) (R) * CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Story Mario Puzo

: The Trouble with Sex

The Right to Know
Who told you about sex and who is going to tell your kids about sex?
Counsellor Anne Hooper argues that a good sex education, from an early age, would help eliminate some of the problems sex causes between people.
Perhaps even parents could learn something from hearing teenagers tackling the issue. Film editor JOHN DINWOODIE
Series producer MIKE WEATHERLEY (e)
Further information, advice and useful addresses on some of the subjects covered in this series is available from: [address removed]. Please enclose a 9 x 7" envelope with a 24p stamp.
For more information you can phone the Family Planning Association during office hours on [number removed].


Unknown: Anne Hooper
Producer: Mike Weatherley

: Weather

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