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: Ceefax AM

: Leon Errol

in Bested by a Beard
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with John Stapleton and Jeremy Paxman


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman

: News

Weather followed by Open Air with Pattie Coldwell Phone [number removed]

: Kilroy!

with Robert Kilroy-Silk


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News

Weather followed by Four Square

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Play School
Presenter Elizabeth Watts Guest Andrew Secombe
Story The Piggy in the Puddle by CHARLOTTE POMERANTZ (R) and Paddington
Too Much Off the Top by MICHAEL BOND
Narrated by Michael Hordern Music by HERBERT CHAPPELL Animated and directed by IVOR WOOD (R)


Presenter: Elizabeth Watts
Presenter: Guest Andrew Secombe
Unknown: Michael Hordern
Music By: Herbert Chappell
Directed By: Ivor Wood

: Five to Eleven

with Ronald Pickup

: News

Weather followed by Open Air with Pattie Coldwell and Bob Wellings


Unknown: Pattie Coldwell
Unknown: Bob Wellings

: News

Weather followed by Help Is There
To cure, sometimes To relieve, often To care, always f resented by Martyn Lewis The gap between the harsh reality of being told you have cancer and the emotional and physical support needed to face life afterwards, can be a huge one. Today, the second of four programmes to mark Europe against Cancer Week hopes to bridge that gap by showing that help is there.


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: Glynn Christian's New Zealand

Land of Milk and Money In this, the second of four programmes Glynn Christian visits the south of North Island


Unknown: Glynn Christian

: The Blue Racer

Snake Preview and Yokohama Mamma (R)

: One 0' Clock News

with Michael Buerk


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather Bernard Davey

: Neighbours

Des suffers from a mysterious illness that gives him a penchant for pickled onions. Susan makes a confession to Clive. Written by JOHN UPTON


Written By: John Upton

: Four Square

Presented by Michael Groth The second of the new daily rolling knockout quiz sees two contestants battling it out to win their Four Squares which can gain one of them entry into the maze.
Game devised by TOBY FREEMAN Director ANDREA CONWAY Producer DAVE ROSS


Presented By: Michael Groth
Unknown: Toby Freeman
Director: Andrea Conway
Producer: Dave Ross

: Wednesday Matinée: Sam Whiskey

starring Burt Reynolds Angie Dickinson When
Laura Breckenbridge finds that her late husband stole a quarter of a million dollars in gold bars from the Denver Mint, she is determined to save the family name by returning the gold before its theft is discovered. And that is why Sam Whiskey finds himself diving into the Platte River with a coal scuttle on his head!
Screenplay by WILLIAM W. NORTON Produced by JULES LEVY ,
0 FILMS: page 19


Unknown: Burt Reynolds
Unknown: Angie Dickinson
Unknown: Laura Breckenbridge
Unknown: Sam Whiskey
Unknown: William W. Norton
Produced By: Jules Levy
Produced By: Arthur Gardner
Produced By: Arnold Laven
Directed By: Arnold Laven
Sam Whiskey: Burt Reynolds
O W Bandy: Clint Walker
Jed Hooker: Ossie Davis
Laura: Angie Dickinson
Fat Henry Hobson: Rick Davis
Mint Supt Perkins: William Schallert

: Children's BBC

with Andy Crane - followed by Pie in the Sky Skyeboat Song
Series producer MICHAEL COLE (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Peter Gosling
Music: Peter Gosling
Producer: Sharon Miller
Producer: Michael Cole

: Take Two

Phillip Schofield is here to listen to what you have to say about BBCtv. He answers your questions and queries and also invites you to take part in the painting and written television criticism competition.
This week he hears your views on Degrassi Junior High and invites Ruth Carraway and John McMahon from Grange Hill to comment on the programme.
Will you agree with the views and comments expressed? If you don't, or if you have any of your own on any BBCtv programme, write to: Take Two, [address removed].


Presenter: Phillip Schofield
Guest: Ruth Carraway
Guest: John McMahon
Producer: Phil Chilvers

: Newsround

with John Craven Helen Rollason and Roger Finn Editor JOHN CRAVEN


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Helen Rollason
Unknown: Roger Finn
Editor: John Craven

: The December Rose

A serial in six episodes by LEON GARFIELD
1: Child of Darkness
The courage of a poor young sweep is tested when
'Barnacle' Brown is trapped up the chimney of a grand house. 'Boys ma'am - you gotta treat 'em like animals,' says Master Sweep, Roberts. 'They gotta die sometime - so why not up a chimney?'
Directed by RENNY RYE (R)


Unknown: Leon Garfield
Producer: Paul Stone
Directed By: Renny Rye
Barnacle: Courtney Roper-Knight
Tom Gosling: Tony Haygarth
Roberts: Bill Wallis
Insp Creaker: Ian Hogg
Hastymite: Patrick Malahide
Lord Hobart: John Quarmby
Lady Hobart: Shirley Dixon
Housekeeper: June Ellis
Landlord: James Berwick
Customer: Michael Balfour
Policeman: Norman Mills
Mme Vassilova: Tracey Eddon
Urchins ..: Faith Flint
Urchins ..: Wayne McGrath
Urchins ..: Mark Wildego

: Neighbours

: Six O'clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell

: Wogan with Sue Lawley

Sue once again slides easily into Terry's chair for a mix of entertainment, conversation and music live from the Television Theatre.

: The Clothes Show

Selina Scott , Jeff Banks and Caryn Franklin with a special feature on fashion for the disabled. Adventurers Christina Dodwell and Rosie Swale show what to pack in a rucksack for a round-the-world trip and the Ballet Rambert show off their designer outfits. And is there life in the cotton mills of Lancashire? A report from the last steam-powered mill in Britain, the Queen Street Mill in Burnley.


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Unknown: Christina Dodwell
Unknown: Rosie Swale

: Dallas

To Have and to Hold
Fear is the key in Dallas as April is put under severe duress and Kimberly Cryder realises the consequences of dealing with a man like JR. Both Clayton and Charlie have to pay for their waywardness - but at what cost can Cliff gain peace of mind?
Written by LEAH MARKUS
Directed by LARRY HAGMAN


Unknown: Kimberly Cryder
Written By: Leah Markus
Directed By: Larry Hagman
Miss Ellie: Barbara Bel Geddes
Bobby: Patrick Duffy
Sue Ellen: Linda Gray
JR: Larry Hagman
Ray: Steve Kanaly
Clayton: Howard Keel
Cliff: Ken Kercheval
Jenna: Priscilla Beaulieu Presley
April: Sheree J Wilson
Nicholas: Jack Scalia
Casey: Andrew Stevens
Kimberly: Leigh Taylor-Young
Dr Styles: John Anderson
Kay Lloyd: Karen Kopins

: Points of View

with Anne Robinson Producer CAROLINE GOVER
Please send letters to: Points of View BBCtv Centre, London W12 8QT


Unknown: Anne Robinson
Producer: Caroline Gover

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Conservative Party

: Nine O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis and Philip Hayton
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: An Ocean Apart

A series in seven parts about Britain and America.
3: Here Come the British, Bang! Bang!
Late in 1940, an American warship was despatched to Cape Town. Its mission: to Pick up over E50 million in British gold. Though Britain was fighting alone against
Hitler, Congress needed to be convinced that the imperial coffers were empty before it would approve further aid to Britain.
Tonight David Dimbleby tells the story of the impassioned, often bitter, debate that raged in the United States over whether America should get involved in another European war. It ended the night the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, and Churchill, as he put it, 'slept the sleep of the saved'. Film editor GRAHAM SHIPHAM
Executive producer GEORGE CAREY Producer ADAM CURTIS
A BBCtv production in association with KCET. Los Angeles and WNET. New York.


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Producer: George Carey
Producer: Adam Curtis

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Steve Rider
Football Highlights of tonight's UEFA Cup Final first leg between the winners of the all-West German semi-final - BAYER
BREMEN - and either BRUGES or ESPANOL. Plus a check on the promotion and relegation battle facing British clubs on the final weekend of the league season.
Commentator BARRY DAVIES Boxing
This evening's Duff/Lawless promotion at Wembley Grand Hall features the former European Featherweight
Champion JIM MCDONNELL as well as one of Britain's brightest prospects, middleweight
There's also a look ahead to the Badminton Horse Trials, crucial to selection for the Seoul Olympics.
Television presentation: Boxing BOB DUNCAN


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Introduced By: Football Highlights
Commentator: Barry Davies
Unknown: Jim McDonnell
Unknown: Michael Watson.
Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Producer: Charles Balchin
Editor: John Rowlinson

: Help Is There

The second of four programmes to mark Europe against
Cancer Week.

: Weather

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