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: Ceefax AM

: Edgar Kennedy

in High Beer Pressure
An RKO film
6.55 Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson and Jeremy Paxman


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

: Open Air

What entertained, annoyed or provoked you on last night's television? Phone Bob Wellings on [number removed]and let him know.
(Answers to your comments 11. 05pm)


Presenter: Bob Wellings

: Kilroy

Continuing the successful
Day to Day formula, Robert Kilroy-Silk discusses the issues you are talking about. For studio audience details, ring [number removed](9.00am-6.00pm)


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane with programme news and birthday greetings followed by Play School
Presenters Elizabeth Watts and Wayne Jackman
Story: The Doorbell Rang by PAT HUTCHINS (R) and Gran by JOANNE AND MICHAEL COLE Narrated by Patricia Hayes Gran the Goalie
Gran soon learns from Jim how to save goals. (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Presenters: Elizabeth Watts
Presenters: Wayne Jackman
Unknown: Pat Hutchins
Unknown: Michael Cole
Unknown: Patricia Hayes

: Five to Eleven

with Robert Glenister


Unknown: Robert Glenister

: Open Air

Bob Wellings and Pattie Coldwell invite the programme makers whom you want to interview into the studio.
Ring them on [number removed]


Unknown: Bob Wellings
Unknown: Pattie Coldwell

: News and Weather, followed by: Dr Kildare: 2: A Patient Lost

Kildare has a serious difference of opinion with Dr Noyes and finds himself being asked to consider a change in his career. (For cast see page 54) (R)

: Only Fools and Horses....: Cash and Curry

by John Sullivan
Del goes ahead with the biggest job of his life. But does he know what he's buying?


Writer: John Sullivan
Director: Martin Shardlow
Producer: Ray Butt
Del: David Jason
Rodney: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Mr Ram: Renu Setna
Vimmal Malik: Ahmed Khalil
Restaurateur: Babar Bhatti

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Neighbours

Bradley has to choose between 'fathers'. Lucy's sex education class creates problems for Jim and Zoe's weekend trip.
(For cast see page 54. Shown again tomorrow at 9. 00am)

: Going for Gold

A European general knowledge quiz hosted by Henry Kelly
Will this week's champion come from Finland, West
Germany, England, Ireland,
Austria, Belgium or Norway? Today's winner will win a place in the semi-finals in ten weeks' time and will then be one step closer to gold at the 1988 Olympic Games in Korea.


Unknown: Henry Kelly

: Wednesday Matinee: The President's Plane Is Missing

starring Buddy Ebsen
Peter Graves
Raymond Massey
As political and world tensions mount, the President and his staff
- board Air Force One and leave behind the threat of impending war for the relatively settled peace of Palm Springs. However, while crossing the Arizona desert, the plane crashes, killing, it seems, all on board. In the White House, Vice-president Madigan is unsure of his next step and is in danger of being manipulated from an unfriendly quarter. As the new government ponders the correct action to take, Mark Jones , a dogged reporter from Washington, launches his own 'private' investigation into the president's disappearance ...
Based on the novel by ROBERT J. SERLING
Produced by MARK CARUNER Directed by DARYL DUKE
* FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Buddy Ebsen
Unknown: Peter Graves
Unknown: Raymond Massey
Unknown: Palm Springs.
Unknown: Mark Jones
Unknown: Mark Caruner
Novel By: Robert J. Serling
Produced By: Mark Caruner
Directed By: Daryl Duke
Kermit Madigan: Buddy Ebsen
Mark Jones: Peter Graves
Freeman Sharkey: Raymond Massey
Hestor Madigan: Mercedes McCambridge
George Oldenberg: Rip Torn
Doug Henderson: Joseph Campanella
Gunther Damon: Arthur Kennedy
Bert Haines: Dabney Coleman
Joanna Spencer: Louise Sorel
General Dunbar: James Wainwright
General Colton: Richard Eastham
President Haines: Tod Andrews

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Caterpillar Trail with Stuart Bradley
Autumn means a boat trip to school from a farm on Shapinsay Island and harvest time in Surrey.
Studio director FAY WOOLF
Series producer BARBARA RODDAM


Unknown: Stuart Bradley

: Wacky Races

Carlsbad or Bust Bash (R)

: Beat the Teacher

Presented by Bruno Brookes Today's opponent is one of two 'Stephens' from
Mrs Stephens or Stephen Higgs who takes the hot seat?


Presented By: Bruno Brookes
Unknown: Mrs Stephens
Unknown: Stephen Higgs

: Hartbeat

An exciting approach to the art of making pictures. with Tony Hart and Margot Wilson String 'n' Tape
There's a tail about a cat, a rather special video player at the beach, patterns in the Buckinghamshire countryside and a little orange house with a peel. Look out for your work in today's Gallery.
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 if your name, age and address are on the back. But sorry, none can be returned.


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Margot Wilson

: Newsround

: The Fire-Raiser

A five-part series
2: Chalmer's Warehouse
Kitty recognises the Fire-Raiser, while for Noel and Phil the situation heats up.


Producer: Ginette McDonald
Director: Peter Sharp
Edgar Marwick: Jon Trimmer
Mrs Marwick: Elizabeth Moody
Clippy Hedges: Peter Hayden
Phil Miller: Miles Murphy
Kitty Wix: Alix Chapman
Noel WiX: Darryl Beattie
Irene Chalmers: Emma Vere-Jones
Frau Stauffel: Donna Akersten
Mrs Bolton: Anne Budd
Mr Wix: Gerald Bryan
Mrs WiX: Jane Waddell
Mr Chalmers: David Cameron
Mrs Chalmers: Helen Moulder
Sgt McCaa: Edward Campbell

: Rolf Harris Cartoon Time

Tom and Jerry in The Duck
Doctor, Betty Boob and Koko the clown in Betty Boop 's Birthday Party and Bugs Bunny in Bill of Hare. Producer DAVID PLATT


Unknown: Betty Boob
Unknown: Betty Boop
Producer: David Platt

: Six O'clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: Wogan

Join Sue Lawley and her guests for conversation and entertainment.

: The Clothes Show

Two seasons in one!
From now until Easter
Selina Scott, Jeff Banks and Caryn Franklin show you how to get smart. In London, Jeff and Caryn see what Britain's designers are offering for spring/summer 88, and there's also the best of autumn looks if your wardrobe's incomplete. In Monaco, Selina goes shopping for second-hand clothes. She investigates the rising importance of investment clothing.
Assistant producers GARY HUNTER and CLARE STRIDE
Producer ROGER CASSTLES BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Producers: Gary Hunter

: Bergerac

Created by ROBERT BANKS STEWART starring John Nettles in WinnerTakesAll by ROBERT HOLMES with Terence Alexander
Louise Jameson , Sean Arnold and featuring
Deborah Grant , Mela White Guest stars Michael Gambon Connie Booth
When the brilliant computer engineer, Jarvis McLeod , receives a death threat, it appears to be part of an elaborate hoax. Jim Bergerac soon discovers that it is not.


Unknown: John Nettles
Unknown: Robert Holmes
Unknown: Terence Alexander
Unknown: Louise Jameson
Unknown: Sean Arnold
Unknown: Deborah Grant
Unknown: Mela White Guest
Unknown: Michael Gambon
Unknown: Jarvis McLeod
Unknown: Jim Bergerac
Produced By: Jonathan Alwyn
Directed By: Robert Young
Jim Bergerac: John Nettles
Charles Hungerford: Terence Alexander
Jarvis: Michael Gambon
Monica: Connie Booth
John Logan: David Schofield
Crozier: Sean Arnold
Susan Young: Louise Jameson
Deborah: Deborah Grant
Diamante Lil: Mela White
Goddard: Jolyon Baker
Peggy: Nancy Mansfield
Arthur Putnam: Nick Brimble
Electrician: Charlie Daze
PC: Bryan Oliver

: Nine O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis and Debbie Thrower
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: To Hungary with Love

On 1 April last year the BBC showed a documentary called Standing Up for Joe. It told the story of a 5-year-old boy with cerebral palsy called Joe Horsley who was taken by his parents to a remarkable institute in Hungary where they educate brain-injured children.
The film produced 11,000 letters to the BBC, questions in the House of Commons and the formation of a pressure group for children with similar handicaps.
It also gave hope to parents all over the country.
To Hungary with Love catches up with Joe Horsley and tells the extraordinary story of how, after seeing the film, 150 parents in Britain gave up their jobs to take their handicapped children to Hungary for what is called Conductive Education. Photography NIGEL WALTERS Sound recordist MARTYN CUFT Film editor TONY HEAVEN Producer ANN PAUL
* INFO: page 89


Unknown: Joe Horsley
Unknown: Joe Horsley
Producer: Ann Paul

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Steve Rider and featuring
International Football A crucial night in the European Championship, when the fate of the British teams could be decided. In Group Four, ENGLAND will be trying to thrash TURKEY at Wembley and hoping that, in Belgrade, NORTHERN IRELAND can steal a point from
In Copenhagen, WALES will qualify if they beat DENMARK, while in Group Seven,
SCOTLAND v BELGIUM and the REPUBLIC OF IRELAND V BULGARIA will almost certainly determine who qualifies for next summer's finals in West Germany.
Plus all the sporting news from home and abroad, including a look ahead to tomorrow's World Matchplay Championship from Wentworth.
Television presentation:


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Commentators: John Motson, Barry Davies
Producer: Charles Balchin
Editor: John Rowlinson

: Weather

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