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: Ceefax AM

: Leon Errol

in A Rented Riot
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with John Stapleton and Kirsty Wark


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Kirsty Wark

: News


: Children's BBC

Your holiday morning programmes with Simon Parkin - starting with

Come Midnight Monday
2: Tim faces trouble, but Biff outwits the newly-revealed enemy. Squeak coaxes his sisters and Tim into a daring escapade.


Presenter ("Children's BBC"): Simon Parkin

: Why Don't You..?

At last, BEN thinks he has the answer to exploding milk but first the gang have to cope with all the viewers' recipes they've tried to ignore.

: News

Weather followed by Spider-Man: The Pied Piper of New York Town (R)

: Children's BBC

Simon Parkin with your birthday greetings followed by Play School
Presenters Wayne Jackman and Elizabeth Watts Story: Paul's Day by BRIAN JAMESON (R) and Gran by JOANNE AND MICHAEL COLE Narrated by Patricia Hayes Gran's Old Bones (R)


Unknown: Simon Parkin
Presenters: Wayne Jackman
Presenters: Elizabeth Watts
Unknown: Brian Jameson
Unknown: Michael Cole
Unknown: Patricia Hayes

: Five to Eleven

with Rosalind Ayres


Unknown: Rosalind Ayres

: News

Weather followed by Open Air with Pattie Coldwell and Eamonn Holmes


Unknown: Pattie Coldwell
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live with Pamela Armstrong , Alan Titchmarsh and Judy Spiers
Join the lunchtime team for 50 minutes of live music entertainment and conversation - including today, Simon Potter with the latest chart news in Pop with Potter.


Unknown: Pamela Armstrong
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judy Spiers
Unknown: Simon Potter

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk
Weather JOHN kettley


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: John Kettley

: Neighbours

Warren leads Charlene astray. Paul is thrown into emotional turmoil and a clash with Susan. Sue Parker is up to her old tricks.

: Knots Landing

with Silent Missions
St Claire warns Greg that the group will take action if he can't get Gary to co-operate. At the ranch, a shot rings out and Mack has to tell Karen that Gary has been murdered.


Written By: Angelo Pizzo
Directed By: Lorraine Ferrarra
Valene: Joan van Ark
Gary: Ted Shackelford
Abby: Donna Mills
Karen: Michele Lee
Mack: Kevin Dobson
Lilimae: Julie Harris
Laura: Constance McCashin
Ben: Douglas Sheehan
Greg: William Devane
Cathy: Lisa Hartman
Diana Fairgate: Claudia Lonow
Ray: Bruce Fairburn
St Claire: Joseph Chapman

: Couples

'He used to run everywhere in those days, I was very attractive you know, and Billy was very famous for the quick pounce', Joy Beverley of Beverley Sisters fame tells Dilys Morgan about her first date with Billy Wright , England's legendary footballer. They met and married within three months, and over the past 30 years Billy has learned to live not only with Joy, but with a bevy of Beverleys spanning three generations, Billy being the only man in a close family of seven women! Film editor MIKE ROBOTHAM Producer ROBERT TONER
Series producer JEANNE LA CHARD


Unknown: Joy Beverley
Unknown: Dilys Morgan
Unknown: Billy Wright

: The Clothes Show

Selina Scott and Jeff Banks are in Northumberland to help the pupils of KING
EDWARD VI SCHOOL put on a fashion show. There's also expert advice from show producer Lesley Goring , model Missy Mixon, hairdresser Trevor Sorbie and make-up artist Teresa Fairminer.
Producer ROGER CASSTLES (R) revised
BBC Pebble Mill
(Tomorrow night a special live
'Clothes Show/Open Air'programme, BBC1 7.35pm)


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Producer: Lesley Goring
Unknown: Trevor Sorbie
Artist: Teresa Fairminer.
Producer: Roger Casstles

: Kick Start

The first heat of BBCtv's new motorcycle trials competition when some of Europe's top professional riders team up with outstanding juniors to stage the first ever international pro-am competition.
In today's heat, from Lord Hesketh's estate in Northamptonshire, British Champion, Steve Saunders , comes up against teams from Belgium, France and Spain for the Norwich Union Trophy. Commentators PETER PURVES
Producer JOHN G. SMITH BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Steve Saunders
Commentators: Peter Purves
Producer: John G. Smith

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Sebastian the Incredible
Drawing Dog with Michael Barrymore The Tall Short Man Devised and illustrated by DAVID MYERS Producer


Unknown: Michael Barrymore
Illustrated By: David Myers
Unknown: Christopher Pilkington

: Doodle

Further cartoon adventures for Touche Turtle,
Mr Hiccup , the Plonsters and Bullwinkle, who recites yet another well-known poem. Meanwhile Doodle is at
PADDOCK SCHOOL in London seeing how their garden grows!
Doodle animation ARRIL JOHNSON
Executive producer


Unknown: Mr Hiccup
Unknown: Arril Johnson
Unknown: Theresa Plummer
Producer: Roy Milani

: Jonny Briggs

A serial in 13 episodes from a story by JOAN EADINGTON
Part 1 by VALERIE GEORGESON Jonny dreams of rabbits and gingerbread men ... and getting into Miss Broom's good books.


Story By: Joan Eadington
Unknown: Valerie Georgeson
Unknown: Pauline Clift
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: Christine Secombe
Jonny: Richard Holian
Mam: Jane Lowe
Dad: Leslie Schofield
Rita: Sue Devaney
Albert: Tommy Robinson
Humphrey: Jeremy Austin
Miss Broom: Karen Meacher
: Pam Georginalane
Jinny: Adele Parry
Josie: Rachel Powell
Razzle: Fizzy

: Knowhow

Written and presented by Johnny Ball , Ann De Caires and Mark Salter
Know how to become a time traveller? How computers began? How to make wood, string and plastic fly? How Medallion Man behaves in outer space and what sewage ends up as? Watch Knowhow! Hyperspace Hotel
5: The Medallion Man Awful Frog Joke Disaster Show written by JAMES FOLLETT with special guest star David Copperfield Researcher
JASON GARBETT Film directors


Presented By: Johnny Ball
Presented By: Ann de Caires
Presented By: Mark Salter
Written By: James Follett
Unknown: David Copperfield
Unknown: Jason Garbett
Unknown: Alan Russell.
Unknown: Brenda Barrie
Producer: Jane Tarleton
Jo King: Buki Armstrong
Oak King: Max Cane
Paula Collins: Siobhan Hayes
Winston: Paul Raffield
Tobias Trumble: Lee Cornes
Mr Sloane: Arril Johnson
The voice of Knowall: Bill Homewood

: Newsround

: Degrassi Junior High

Kiss Me Steph
When Stephanie begins the new term by running for school president, her best friend Voula offers to be her campaign manager.


Stephanie: Nicole Stoffman
Wheels: Neil Hope
Joey Jeremiah: Pat Mastroianni
Arty: Duncan Waugh
Yick YU: Siluck Saysansay
Mr Raditch: Daniel Woods
Miss Avery: Michelle Goodeve

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton


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

: London Plus

Lucy Meacock Steve Clarke Richard Bath bring you tonight's news and views from London and the South East.
Plus sport from Michael Wale Editor FIONA CHESTERTON


Unknown: Lucy Meacock
Unknown: Steve Clarke
Unknown: Richard Bath
Unknown: Michael Wale
Editor: Fiona Chesterton

: Holiday 88

with Frank Bough
Take 200 Italians who are on honeymoon, add a party of pensioners from Basingstoke and a box full of deck quoits and you have the basic ingredients for a cruise. Bill Buckley finds every deckchair and moment on board the Eugenio 'C'is accounted for as she leaves the Mediterranean for a round trip to Madeira.
Frank's still accounting for every verb and noun on the last leg of his four-part tour of Italy and the Italian language. His lesson ends in the resort of Ravello.
And Holiday 88 ends its 20th anniversary run with a kaleidoscopic second look at your favourite faces and places with a few of those out-takes which go to prove it'll be all right on the flight. Film editor PAUL WOODING
Series producer PATRICIA HOULIHAN Book, 'Get By In Italian paperback £2.95 and £7.95 for two audio cassettes available from retailers


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Bill Buckley
Producers: Richard Lightbody
Producers: Anne Morrison

: EastEnders

by Rosemary Mason.
"Lie, Pat. In this life it's the only way to get what you want."
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Rosemary Mason
Title Music: Simon May
Title Music: Leslie Osborne
Series Designer: Keith Harris
Script Editor: John Maynard
Series Producer: Julia Smith
Director: Steve Goldie
Mary: Linda Davidson
Rod: Christopher McHallem
Pat: Pam St. Clement
Frank: Mike Reid
Den: Leslie Grantham
Sparrow: Richard Ireson
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Duncan: David Gillespie
Joan: Maggie Ford
Angie: Anita Dobson
Ali: Nejdet Salih
Sue: Sandy Ratcliff
Guizin: Ishia Bennison
Chris: Allan O'Keefe
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Lou: Anna Wing
Michelle: Susan Tully
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Karim: Aftab Sachak
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Pete: Peter Dean
Elizabeth: Lucy Bayler
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
James Willmott-Brown: William Boyde
Carmel: Judith Jacob
Darren: Gary McDonald
Ludwig: Michael Mulkerrin
Donna: Matilda Ziegler
Lofty: Tom Watt

: A Question of Sport

Bill Beaumont and Emlyn Hughes captain two teams of sporting celebrities. Questionmaster David Coleman tests their knowledge of the faces, facts and feats that revive memories of the greatest, and the funniest moments in sport, and tonight, another chance to see all six of the mystery personalities in this year's viewers competition. Entries to: A Question of Sport, BBCtv, PO Box 77, Manchester M60 7QS Director MICK DEMPSEY Producer MIKE ADLEY BBC North West


Unknown: Emlyn Hughes
Unknown: David Coleman
Director: Mick Dempsey
Producer: Mike Adley

: Steptoe and Son

by RAY GALTON and ALAN SIMPSON and Divided We Stand
Incidental music by DENNIS WILSON Original theme by RON GRAINER Orchestra conducted by DENNIS WILSON


Unknown: Ray Galton
Unknown: Alan Simpson
Music By: Dennis Wilson
Unknown: Ron Grainer
Conducted By: Dennis Wilson
Designer: Roger Uminton
Producer: David Croft
Harold Steptoe: Harry H Corbett
Albert Steptoe: Wilfrid Brambell

: Nine O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk and Philip Hayton
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: Crossfire

An original serial in five parts by JOHN MCNEIL starring Eamon Boland with Sean Caffrey Des McAleer and Hilary Reynolds 4: Line of Fire
'A girl was killed. Me and my men are under attack from all sides ... and you breeze in talking of bloody patterns.'
Freddie Ross ...EAMON BOLAND
Music composed by RICHARD HARVEY Make-up designer


Unknown: John McNeil
Unknown: Eamon Boland
Unknown: Sean Caffrey
Unknown: Des McAleer
Unknown: Hilary Reynolds
Unknown: Freddie Ross
Composed By: Richard Harvey
Unknown: Elizabeth Armstrong
Editor: Jenny Sheridan
Designer: Alex Gourlay
Producer: Ron Craddock
Director: Ken Hannam
Chief Insp 'Daisy' Burke: Sean Caffrey
Clare Barrett: Emer Gillespie
Maureen Barrett: Hilary Reynolds
Donal McCarthy: Tony Doyle
Daniel Kent: Denys Hawthorne
Thomas Mallin: James Donnelly
Dermot Shea: Des McAleer
Devlin: Billy Clarke
Frank Gallagher: Christopher Whitehouse
Dominic: Joseph Crilly
Duggan: Tom Price
Vincent Knox: Roy Heayberd
Insp Massey: George Shane
Asst Chief Con Gilbert: Robert Blythe
Fish bar owner: Colum Gallivan
Police Constable: Joel McCluskey
Stunt arranger: Terry Forrestal

: Film 88

Barry Norman presents his personal review of the week's cinema releases.
Broadcast News - this is set in the cut-throat world of TV news. The rivalry, loves and problems of a group of fiercely ambitious newsgatherers provide the focus for this film. It is heavily tipped for the honours at next week's Oscar ceremony, including Best ' Actor for William Hurt.
Three Men and a Baby - Tom Selleck , Steve Guttenberg and Ted Danson are carefree bachelors sharing a flat when a baby comes into their lives and creates havoc with their wayward lifestyle.
Bette Davis is 80 this week. Film 88 looks back at the career of one of Hollywood's legends.


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: William Hurt.
Unknown: Tom Selleck
Unknown: Steve Guttenberg
Unknown: Ted Danson
Unknown: Bette Davis
Director: Bruce Thompson
Producer: Jane Lush

: United Kingdom Dance Championships 1988

Angela Rippon is your host at the Bournemouth
International Centre where, tonight, STEPHEN AND LINDSEY HILLIER defend their title of Professional Modern
Champions against the cream of the world's ballroom dancers.
Commentator Charles Nove Musical director TONY EVANS (Dance event arranged by 'Dance News in association with Birchalt Leasing Ltd)


Unknown: Angela Rippon
Unknown: Lindsey Hillier
Commentator: Charles Nove
Director: Tony Evans

: Advice Shop

The Benefits Shake- Up
From 11 April millions of people on DHSS benefits will experience big changes in the social security system.
They will face new rules, new DHSS jargon and - above all - changes in their income. The DHSS says that it's the people with the greatest need who will benefit most. But critics deny this and forecast that many will be worse off. In the first of a two-part Advice Shop guide to the reforms, Margo MacDonald looks at the way families will be affected.
This programme will carry sign language and subtitles for viewers who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.
Directed by HENDRIK BALL Series producer .
(Part 2 tomorrow at 11. 40pm)
For an information booklet on the benefit changes send a large 20p sae to: [address removed]


Unknown: Margo MacDonald
Directed By: Hendrik Ball
Unknown: Tony Matthews

: Weather

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