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: Ceefax AM

: Edgar Kennedy

in I'll Fix It
When the water heater goes wrong Edgar is too mean to pay a plumber, so he decides to fix it himself with predictable results.
Directed by CHARLES E. ROBERTS An RKO film


Directed By: Charles E. Roberts

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Jeremy Paxman and Kirsty Wark
With the latest sports news from Sally Jones
Weather forecasts from Francis Wilson at 7.25, 7.55 and 8.25
Regional news and travel updates at 7.27, 7.57 and 8.27


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Kirsty Wark
Unknown: Bill Neely
Unknown: Anita Findley
Unknown: Rory Cellan Jones
Unknown: Mark Easton
Unknown: Gail Foley
Unknown: Caroline Righton
Unknown: Francis Wilson

: News


: But First This!

Andy Crane presents a whole morning of summer entertainment assisted by Siobhan Mayer, Colin Heywood, and Sue Devaney. There's music, competitions, fashion, new films, videos and star guests as well as some of your favourite programmes. Starting with:

The Pink Panther Show
Psychedelic Pink, The Ant and the Aardvark and Gong with the Pink (R)

9.25 Record Breakers
Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker host television's top record-breaking show. The Prime Minister's home town of Grantham is the scene of the latest attempt to form the world's longest conga line. Children's television producer Cynthia Felgate , with help from Floella Benjamin, explains how she has gone into the record books. And two press-ups champions compete in the studio to set a new one-arm press-ups world record. (R)

9.50 Laurel and Hardy
in Shoe Shoe Baby (R)

10.00am News; Weather
followed by But First This!
Starting with:

The Really Wild Show
with Terry Nutkins, Nick Davies and Chris Packham
Terry takes 11-year-old Ben Cole to meet Baby Shamu. She's the only baby killer whale in captivity and lives in Florida. (R)

10.30 Play School
Presenters Elizabeth Watts, Wayne Jackman
Story: "The Doorbell Rang" by Pat Hutchins (R)


Presenter ("But First This!"): Andy Crane
Presenter ("But First This!"): Siobhan Mayer
Presenter ("But First This!"): Colin Heywood
Presenter ("But First This!"): Sue Devaney
Presenter ("Record Breakers"): Roy Castle
Presenter ("Record Breakers"): Cheryl Baker
Contributor ("Record Breakers"): Cynthia Felgate
Contributor ("Record Breakers"): Floella Benjamin
Presenter ("The Really Wild Show"): Terry Nutkins
Presenter ("The Really Wild Show"): Nick Davies
Presenter ("The Really Wild Show"): Chris Packham
Contributor ("The Really Wild Show"): Ben Cole
Presenter ("Play School"): Elizabeth Watts
Presenter ("Play School"): Wayne Jackman
Story (Play School"): Pat Hutchins

: News

Weather followed by The Garden Party
Viv Lumsden and Eamonn Holmes with the issues, the people and the music of today. Paul Coia and Debbie Greenwood explore summertime at the Glasgow International Garden
Festival. Roddy Llewellyn begins a tour of the landscapes of five continents. And Stephane Grappelli and Martin Taylor play jazz.


Unknown: Viv Lumsden
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Unknown: Roddy Llewellyn
Unknown: Martin Taylor

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather Bill Giles

: Neighbours

Jane finds out about
Mrs Mangel 's 'disclosures'. The street says bon voyage to Lucy. Henry's foray into the art world is destined to be a disaster.


Unknown: Mrs Mangel
Unknown: David Phillips
Director: Steve Mann

: Eureka Stockade

The first of a two-part
Australian drama. The epic story of the 1854 gold miners' rebellion - the only armed insurrection by free men in Australia's history.
1854: the emerging colony of Australia is bankrupt. Sir Charles Hotham , recently appointed Governor, sees a way back to solvency: relentless policing of the licences required to dig for gold. Conditions become intolerable as violent ex-convicts are recruited to control the licences. In the town of Ballarat, the situation becomes explosive and only needs a spark to set it off. Then, one night, outside the Eureka Hotel, a popular digger is murdered....
Written by TOM HEGARTY Directed by ROD HARDY (R)


Unknown: Sir Charles Hotham
Written By: Tom Hegarty
Directed By: Rod Hardy
Peter Lalor: Bryan Brown
Timothy Hayes: Bill Hunter
Anastasia Hayes: Carol Burns
Sarah Jamieson: Amy Madigan
Charles Ross: Brett Cullen
Alicia Dunne: Penelope Stewart
Fr Smythe: Tom Burlington
Frederick Vern: Rod Mullinar
Johann Gregorious: Stephen Hayes
Sgt Taylor: Tim Hughes
Sgt Milne: David Bradshaw
John Joseph: Fred Steele
Raffaello Carboni: Roger Howell
Sir Charlen: David Ravenswood

: Paddles Up

The ladies' heat of the international white water canoeing competition from Llangollen, North Wales, features world champion LIZ SHARMAN , competing against paddlers from France and Germany. The two fastest go forward to tomorrow's final, when they compete on an equal basis against the men.
Commentators CHRIS REA and JOHN GOSLING (R)


Unknown: Liz Sharman
Commentators: Chris Rea
Commentators: John Gosling

: Children's BBC

Simon Parkin - starting with Heathcliff with Cats and Co
A cartoon series starring that favourite alley-cat, Heathcliff, the terror of the town.
Today's stories: Butter Up and Mungo Gets No Respect

: The Movie Game

with Phillip Schofield
The last of the preliminary rounds to decide which four teams go through into next week's final.
As usual there are questions on the latest films and video releases as well as problems to solve in the costume department, the special effects area and with the set building.
Join in the fun and test your own knowledge.


Unknown: Phillip Schofield
Director: Richard Kelly
Producer: Christopher Tandy

: Newsround

: The Legend of Tim Tyler

The boy who lost his laugh by JAMES KRUSS Runaway
With his new betting power, Tim has made a great deal of money. He leaves it behind for his mother, and sets off to find the Baron.
Director SIGI ROTHEMUND English version script by NEL ROMANO


Unknown: James Kruss
Director: Sigi Rothemund
Script By: Nel Romano
Producer: Angela Beeching
Tim Tyler: Tommi Ohrner
Baron: Horst Frank
Anatol: Richard Lauffen
Sister Agatha: Bruni Lobel
Henry: Stefan Behrens

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Weather John Kettley

: Wogan

Join Terry live from the Television Theatre.
Programme associate NEIL SHAND Series producer PETER WEIL Director JOHN BURROWES Producer PETER ESTALL


Producer: Peter Weil
Director: John Burrowes
Producer: Peter Estall

: King and Company

Simon King has received thousands of letters asking him to reveal the secrets of filming wildlife. Forsaking the mighty roar of London's traffic for the tranquility of a Cornish estuary, an advertising executive watches curlew as they feed; a watercolour artist is inspired to paint badgers; and Wendy Richard , whose EastEnders dressing room is adorned with 'frogmobilia', spends a chilly evening in a frog-filled pond. Producer TONY RAYNER
Executive producer JOHN KING BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Simon King
Unknown: Wendy Richard
Producer: Tony Rayner

: In at the Deep End

Six films in which Chris Serle and Paul Heiney take it in turns to plunge in at the deep end and learn the hard way about a new world. 2: Hairdresser
'With this small pair of scissors you can make a woman cry for a month.' Vidal Sassoon 's warning worries Paul Heiney who hopes, after three months' training, to cut a completely new style on a celebrity lady. Film editor DAVID B. THOMSON Producer NICK HANDEL (R)


Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Paul Heiney
Unknown: Vidal Sassoon
Unknown: Paul Heiney
Editor: David B. Thomson

: Nine O'clock News

with Martyn Lewis and Andrew Harvey
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: Vietnam

An Australian Family at War A powerful award-winning mini-series in five parts tracing the effect of Australia's involvement in the Vietnam war through the experiences of one family. Starring
2: 1966
'He's standing on a mine Skip. I think it's a bloody pressure release!'
The conscripts get their first taste of the horror of war in Vietnam, while Megan moonlights to Sydney to renew her aquaintance with Serge. Phil and Laurie attempt to win the hearts and minds of Le and Lien with varying degrees of success. And Laurie helps Le's father get medical treatment little knowing it will result in a terrible ordeal for Le at the hands of battle-fatigued American soldiers.
Written by TERRY HAYES


Written By: Terry Hayes
Written By: John Duigan
Written By: Chris Noonan
Directed By: John Duigan
Directed By: Chris Noonan
Produced By: Terry Hayes
Produced By: Doug Mitchell
Produced By: George Miller
Phil Goddard: Nicholas Eadie
Douglas Goddard: Barry Otto
Evelyn Goddard: Veronica Lang
Megan Goddard: Nicole Kidman
Serge: John Poison
Lien: Pauline Chan
Le: Grace Parr
Laurie: Mark Lee

: 16 Days of Glory

As the world awaits the opening of the Olympic
Games in Seoul, this six-part series looks back four years when the world came to
Los Angeles to witness the 23rd Olympiad.
Emmy award-winning film-maker Bud Greenspan presents an exhilarating picture of this most magnificent of sporting events. Featured in this first programme is the Opening Ceremony, the British runner David Moorcroft , the American diver Greg Louganis , and Daley Thompson in the first day of the Decathlon. Produced and directed by BUD GREENSPAN


Unknown: Bud Greenspan
Unknown: David Moorcroft
Unknown: Greg Louganis
Unknown: Daley Thompson
Directed By: Bud Greenspan

: Weather

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