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: Ceefax AM

: Leon Errol

in Secretary Trouble
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson and Jeremy Paxman


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

: Open Air

with Pattie Coldwell
What entertained, annoyed or provoked you on last night's television? Phone
Pattie on [number removed]and let her know.
(Answers to your comments 11.00am)

: News

Weather followed by Neighbours

: Kilroy

with Robert Kilroy-Silk
Continuing the successful Day to Day formula,
Robert Kilroy-Silk discusses the issues you are talking about.


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk
Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News

Weather followed by Going for Gold

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane with programme news and birthday greetings followed by Play School
Presenters Carol Chell and Lloyd Johnston
Story: Mr Tall and Mr Small by BARBARA BRENNER illustrated by tomi UNGERER and Pinny's House
Pinny and the Bird (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Presenters: Carol Chell
Presenters: Lloyd Johnston
Unknown: Mr Tall
Unknown: Mr Small
Unknown: Barbara Brenner
Illustrated By: Tomi Ungerer

: Five to Eleven

with Sian Phillips


Unknown: Sian Phillips

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Bob Wellings and Patti Coldwell invite the programme makers whom you want to interview into the studio.
Ring them on [number removed].


Unknown: Bob Wellings
Unknown: Patti Coldwell

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live with Pamela Armstrong , Alan Titchmarsh ,
Ross Davidson and Judi Spiers Your daily full-colour magazine today featuring more from Jane Asher on entertaining at home. Producer DAVID LANCASTER Editor STEVE WEDDLE BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Pamela Armstrong
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Ross Davidson
Unknown: Jane Asher
Editor: Steve Weddle

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Neighbours

Ramsay Street gets into adult education. Lucy wins a date with a TV star. Des knocks Daphne off her feet.
(For cast see page 91. Shown again tomorrow at 9. 00am)


Unknown: Ramsay Street

: Going for Gold

A European general knowledge quiz hosted by Henry Kelly
Two contestants have got through the preliminary rounds - now five remain.


Unknown: Henry Kelly

: Wednesday Matinee: A Perfect Match

starring Linda Kelsey Michael Brandon When Miranda
McLloyd is diagnosed as suffering from a mysterious illness, the doctors decide that only a bone marrow transplant can save her. The most compatible donor appears to be Miranda's daughter, who was given up for adoption and knows nothing of her real mother. Inevitably, problems arise with the adoptive parents and, most of all, with teenager Julie who has to come to terms with the facts about her background.
Screenplay by JOHN SAYLES From the story by ANDRE GUTTFREUND and MEL DAMSKI Produced by ANDRE GUTTFREUND Directed by MEL DAMSKI 0 FILMS: page 38


Unknown: Linda Kelsey
Unknown: Michael Brandon
Unknown: When Miranda
Unknown: John Sayles
Story By: Andre Guttfreund
Produced By: Andre Guttfreund
Directed By: Mel Damski
Miranda McLloyd: Linda Kelsey
Steve Triandos: Michael Brandon
Julie Larson: Lisa Lucas
Bill Larson: Charles Durning
Meg Larson: Colleen Dewhurst
Dr Tommy Chang: Clyde Kusatsu
Judge Greenburg: Bonnie Bartlett
Esther: Hildy Brooks
Angel: Alexa Kenin
Rhonda: Bever-Leigh Banfield
Lisa: Marilyn Kagan
Ann: Darian Mathias
Leo: Alvin Hammer
Specs: Peter Lempert
Dr Banks: Michael Currie

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane starting with Caterpillar Trail with Stuart Bradley
Caterpillar Trail today goes from young to old, and even older, as Stuart explores some 15,000-year-old caves in Northern Ireland. Watch out too for some family snaps! Studio director FAY WOOLF
Series producer BARBARA RODDAM

: Laurel and Hardy

Southern Hospital-ity
Laurel and Hardy step back into Civil War times when they visit the American South. (R)

: Benji, Zax and the Alien Prince

The Prince and the Bag Lady with When 10-year-old Prince Yubi first arrives on earth as a refugee from an alien planet he tries to hide his royal identity. But his secret is soon discovered and he has to rely on his only true friends, Benji, a curly-haired stray dog and Zax, his Personal robot guardian.
Director JOE CAMP
Executive producers JOSEPH BARBERA and MARGARET LOESCH (R) part 2 tomorrow at 4. 05pm)


Producers: Joseph Barbera
Producers: Margaret Loesch
Prince Yubi: Chris Burton

: Hartbeat

An exciting approach to the art of making pictures with Tony Hart , Margot Wilson and Joanna Kirk
Holes Tony takes a letter to the cat with a halo, there's a screen around the cardboard
Printing press, a look at the work of sculptor Henry Moore in the Yorkshire countryside, and the chicken wire blooms in the hole of a flower pot. Look out for your work in today's Gallery.


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Margot Wilson
Unknown: Joanna Kirk
Unknown: Holes Tony
Unknown: Henry Moore

: Newsround

: Aliens in the Family: 1

by Margaret Mahy, dramatised in six parts by Allan Baker

Jacqueline Raven is about to meet her father for the first time in a year ... together with her new stepmother, stepsister and stepbrother. The family have very mixed feelings about her arrival - but, unknown to them, another traveller is on his way to Earth whose presence will have an unexpected influence on them all.
Back Pages: 110
(Ceefax subtitles)


Author: Margaret Mahy
Dramatised by: Allan Baker
Make-up Designer: Ann Humphreys
Costume: Inez Nordell
Designer: Paul Montague
Executive Producer: Paul Stone
Director: Christine Secombe
Bond: Grant Thatcher
Jake: Sophie Bold
Dora: Clare Wilkie
Lewis: Sebastian Knapp
David: Rob Edwards
Philippa: Clare Clifford
Solita: Elizabeth Watkins
Pet: Petra Markham
Teacher: Jon Glover
Istara: Patricia Gallimore
Official: Rupert Bates

: Masterteam 87

Presented by Angela Rippon.
Lightning Strikes with Messrs Fish, McCaskill and Kettley who weather the storm tonight in Masterteam 87.


Presenter: Angela Rippon
Contestant: Michael Fish
Contestant: Ian McCaskill
Contestant: John Kettley

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: Wogan

Join Terry live from the Television Theatre.

: The Clothes Show

Selina Scott meets American designer Travilla and one of the glamorous stars he dresses, Stephanie Beacham. Top hairdresser, Trevor Sorbie, hitches a lift with the Clothesmobile on its way to Swansea Leisure Centre with Jeff Banks at the wheel. Shop window mannequins are brought to life by Adel Rootstein and there's a footnote on boots and shoes.


Presenter: Selina Scott
Presenter: Jeff Banks
Guest: Travilla
Guest: Stephanie Beacham
Guest: Trevor Sorbie
Guest: Adel Rootstein

: Bergerac

created by ROBERT BANKS STEWART starring John Nettles in Thanks for Everything by NICK MCCARTY with Terence Alexander
Louise Jameson , Sean Arnold Guest stars Lee Montague
Rowena Cooper , Morag Hood When financier Peter Hughes disappears, a routine investigation for
Jim Bergerac gets complicated.


Unknown: John Nettles
Unknown: Nick McCarty
Unknown: Terence Alexander
Unknown: Louise Jameson
Unknown: Sean Arnold
Unknown: Lee Montague
Unknown: Rowena Cooper
Unknown: Morag Hood
Unknown: Peter Hughes
Unknown: Jim Bergerac
Produced By: Jonathan Alwyn
Directed By: Richard Bramall
Jim Bergerac: John Nettles
Charles Hungerford: Terence Alexander
Henri Dupont: Lee Montague
Mrs Hughes: Rowena Cooper
Genevieve Pichet: Morag Hood
Jack Webb: Geoffrey Bateman
Donald Black: Davyd Harries
Susan Young: Louise Jameson
Crozier: Sean Arnold
Bernard: Christian Rodska
Peggy: Nancy Mansfield
Goddard: Jolyon Baker

: Points of View

with Anne Robinson Producer VICKI MARRIOTT
Please send letters to: Points of View BBCtv Centre. London W12 8QT


Unknown: Anne Robinson
Producer: Vicki Marriott

: Nine O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis and Philip Hayton
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: Monty - in Love and War

A portrait of Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein Born 100 years ago this week, he was perhaps the most celebrated and controversial general of the Second World War. Victor of Alamein, he went on to command the D-Day landings and accept the German surrender in 1945. He was brilliant and ruthless as a commander and, as a man, vain, arrogant and, beneath the hard exterior, deeply emotional. Nigel Hamilton ,
Montgomery's official biographer, tells Monty's story with the help of his family, friends and army colleagues and with newsreel film of the time. It is a surprising and personal account of a man whose life came to have two central themes - love and war. Research SANDRA JONES
Assistant producer NICK CATLIFF Film editor GRAHAM SHIPHAM Producer JEREMY BENNETT
•FEATURE: page 106


Unknown: Viscount Montgomery
Unknown: Alamein Born
Unknown: Nigel Hamilton
Producer: Nick Catliff
Producer: Jeremy Bennett

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Steve Rider Cup Football
The best of the action from a busy evening in the Littlewoods Cup fourth round. Commentator BARRY DAVIES RAC Rally Preview
Britain's DEREK BELL sets out from Chester on Sunday trying to win the Lombard RAC Rally at the first attempt. Having competed in Formula One Grand Prix, and twice won the World
Sportscar Championship, he now tackles the most prestigious event in rallying, hoping to add the RAC trophy to his triumph at Le Mans earlier this year. Television presentation:


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Commentator: Barry Davies
Unknown: Derek Bell
Producer: Charles Balchin
Editor: John Rowlinson

: Weather

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