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: Ceefax AM

: Benny Rubin

in Guests Wanted
When Benny inherits a Californian hotel it's a case of 'go west young man'. Directed by RALPH CODER
An RKO film


Directed By: Ralph Coder

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Jeremy Paxman and Kirsty Wark with the latest sports news from Sally Jones


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Kirsty Wark

: 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, including Kim Wilde performing her latest single, as well as some of your favourite programmes. Starting with The Pink Panther Show
0.25 Record Breakers
Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker host television's top record-breaking show. Featuring Rolf Harris , painting the largest ever greetings card.
Also the world's fastest skier, Graham Wilkie , who has skied at 132mph.
Conductor Sir Georg Solti talks about his record number of Grammy awards. And in the climax to the programme Paul Scott attempts to regain his title as the world's fastest magician. (R)
0.50 Laurel and Hardy in Circus Runaways (R)
10.00 News
Weather followed by But First This! starting with Hartbeat
A series in 15 parts
An exciting approach to the art of making pictures with Tony Hart and Margot Wilson
3: Heat and Light
There's a thermal camera and a rocket launcher, computer pictures and heliographic painting, and Tony does a vanishing act! Look out for your work in today's Gallery. (R)
10.30am Play School Ants and Elephants
Presenters Fred Harris Lesley Woods
Story: Seventeen Kings and 42 Elephants by MARGARET MAHY (R)
10.55 Five to Eleven with Philip Madoc Producer RALPH ROLLS
11.00 News
Weather followed by But First This! starting with Out of the Inkwell
Mean Moe 's Fairytale
SOS Coast Guard
A classic cliffhanger serial in 12 thrilling chapters 8: The Crash
Terry's investigations lead him to a bogus kelp plant wherein Boroff is concealing the radioactive arnatite. Snapper's snapping causes the intrepid hero some headaches.
11.30 Take Nobody's Word for It
'Do-it-yourself science presented by Carol Vorderman and Professor Ian Fells.
Suffering from 'Brain Fag'? You need a jolt of static electricity - a fate which Ian narrowly avoids when he ventures into the depths of the Royal Institution to meet Senior Experimental Officer Bill Coates. There are details of how to turn a Des O'Connor record into a Wimshurst Machine and shock your friends. And
Rosalind Armson explains why perpetual motion is impossible, and shows how to create drawings that you can only see clearly when you look at them reflected in an aluminium can.... (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Assisted By: Siobhan Mayer
Assisted By: Colin Heywood
Assisted By: Sue Devaney.
Unknown: Kim Wilde
Unknown: Roy Castle
Unknown: Cheryl Baker
Unknown: Rolf Harris
Unknown: Graham Wilkie
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Unknown: Paul Scott
Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Margot Wilson
Unknown: Margaret Mahy
Unknown: Philip Madoc
Producer: Ralph Rolls
Presented By: Carol Vorderman
Presented By: Professor Ian Fells.
Unknown: Bill Coates.
Unknown: Des O'Connor
Unknown: Rosalind Armson

: News

Weather followed by The Garden Party Viv Lumsden and Eamonn Holmes with the issues, the people and the music of today.
The landscapes of five continents are blooming among the 120 acres of the Glasgow International Garden Festival. Roddy Llewellyn explores the botanical paradise which has transformed the ruins of industrial Clydeside. Paul Coia and Debbie Greenwood report on Summertime at the event which offers 'a day out of this world'. Producers


Unknown: Viv Lumsden
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Roddy Llewellyn
Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Unknown: Anne Somers
Unknown: Gordon MacMillan
Editor: David Martin

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Des and Jim's feud appears to be getting out of hand. Will
Mrs Mangel become the next Mona Lisa ?


Unknown: Mrs Mangel
Unknown: Mona Lisa
Written By: Cheridith Mok

: Eureka Stockade

The concluding part of the epic story of the 1854 Australian gold miners' rebellion - the only armed insurrection by free men in that country's history.
2: United behind the flag of the Southern Cross, the diggers continue to flaunt the licence laws and fight for their right to work and live as free men. In the face of reprisals from the authorities and pressure from the Church, the gold miners erect a stockade and wait for the inevitable mass assault....
Written by TOM HEGARTY Directed by ROD HARDY (R)


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

: Charlie Chaplin

in The Adventurer
Charlie cuts quite a dash as a man about town on the make.
Written and directed by CHARLIE CHAPLIN
Music composed and directed by DENNIS WILSON


Directed By: Charlie Chaplin
Directed By: Dennis Wilson
Adventurer: Charlie Chaplin
Suitor: Eric Campbell
Girl: Edna Purviance
Father: Henry Bergman

: Cartoon

The Sleeping Princess (R)

: Children's BBC

Simon Parkin - starting with Heathcliff with Cats and Co
Today: Sonja Nephew and Dr Mousetus


Unknown: Sonja Nephew

: The Movie Game

with Phillip Schofield
After winning through their preliminary rounds, six teams meet in today's final to decide the overall Star Movie Makers.
There are extracts from Crocodile Dundee II, The
Empire of the Sun, Dragnet and The Aristocats. Join in as well and see who wins the star prize: a visit to watch top director Steven Spielberg at work on the latest Indiana
Jones film.


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

: Newsround

with John Craven Helen Rollason and Roger Finn


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

: The Legend of Tim Tyler

The boy who lost his laugh by JAMES KRUSS The
Abbot Tim manages to stow away on a ship bound for the Baron's headquarters,
Arawanadi. On board he meets a nun, Sister Agatha, and the ship's cook, Henry, who come to his rescue ...
Director SIGI ROTHEMUND English version script by NEL ROMANO


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

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas WitcheU Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Nicholas Witcheu
Unknown: Weather Bill Giles

: Wogan

Thirty years after the Thalidomide drug tragedy, Terry talks to some of the survivors.
Programme associate NEIL SHAND Directors JOHN BURROWES and TONY NEWMAN
Producer PETER weil


Directors: John Burrowes
Directors: Tony Newman
Producer: Peter Weil

: King and Company

Simon King reveals more of the secrets of successful wildlife film making, as he is joined on location by a schoolgirl with high hopes of seeing roe deer grazing; an unemployed Lancastrian pleading 'from the heart of his bottom!' to have the mysteries of a black grouse lek unravelled; and actor Mark McManus marvelling at barn owls as they hunt. Producer TONY RAYNER
Executive producer JOHN KING BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Simon King
Unknown: Mark McManus
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. 3: Fastnet Race Skipper
Chris approaches the Royal Ocean Racing Club to find out if he can skipper a yacht in Britain's premier offshore race. After a tough summer of intensive training from sailing instructor
Roger Justice and advice from Chay Blyth , Clare Francis and Harold Cudmore , Chris and his crew aboard True Brit cross the Fastnet start line. What will 605 miles of ocean racing inflict on them? Series producer NICK HANDEL


Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Paul Heiney
Unknown: Roger Justice
Unknown: Chay Blyth
Unknown: Clare Francis
Unknown: Harold Cudmore
Producer: Terence O'Reilly

: Nine O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis and Andrew Harvey
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: Vietnam

An Australian Family at War A series in five parts starring
3: 'You're going back aren't you?'
The conscripts' tour of duty is over but Vietnam has left a scar and home isn't the same anymore. Douglas renews acquaintance with an old sparring partner while
Megan raises her political consciousness. Phil and Laurie's return to the village is marred by a cruel twist of fate that will affect them for the rest of their lives.
Written by TERRY HAYES
Produced 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
Ferret: Tom Appleton

: 16 Days of Glory

The second of six programmes highlighting some of the events and personalities at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Featured in tonight's programme is the second day of the decathlon where the two great rivals, Daley Thompson and Jurgen Hingsen , battle for gold; the historic first running of the women's 400 metres hurdles - and its equally historic champion; Sebastian Coe ,
Steve Ovett and Steve Cram in the 800 metres and 1500 metres; and the women's all around gymnastics which heralded a new star from
America - Mary Lou Retton. Produced and directed by BUD GREENSPAN


Unknown: Daley Thompson
Unknown: Jurgen Hingsen
Unknown: Sebastian Coe
Unknown: Steve Ovett
Unknown: Steve Cram
Unknown: Mary Lou Retton.
Directed By: Bud Greenspan

: Weather

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