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: Ceefax AM

: Edgar Kennedy

in Drafted in the Depot
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with John Stapleton and Jeremy Paxman with the latest sports news from Sally Jones


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Sally Jones

: Buck Rogers

A serial in 12 episodes 8: Revolt of the Zuggs

: News


: But First This!

Andy Crane presents a whole morning of summer entertainment assisted by Siobhan Mayer, Colin Heywood, and Sue Devaney.

Starting with:
The Pink Panther Show: Pink Blueprint, Bomb Voyage Pink Tail Fly

9.25 Hartbeat: Age
with Tony Hart, Margot Wilson, Joanna Kirk
and Colin Bennett as the Caretaker
Mr Bennett demonstrates his skills as a baker. The little cottage takes on a character of its own and the coloured sand covers the forged letters. Discover the link between a green cross and the indefinite article. (R)
(Ceefax subtitles)

9.50am Laurel and Hardy: Peek-a-Boo-Pachyderm

10.00 News, Weather
followed by:
But First This!
Starting with:
Gentle Ben: The Opportunist
with Dennis Weaver and Clint Howard
Mark's father, who is the gamewarden of the Everglades, is chasing a couple of animal thieves. Are they after Ben as well?

10.30 Play School
Presenters Floella Benjamin, Lloyd Johnston
Story: The Little Boy with a Secret by DAVID L. HARRISON (R)

10.55 Five to Eleven
with pupils from St Anselm's Primary School, Tooting Bec

11.00 News, Weather
followed by
But First This!
Starting with:
Undersea Kingdom: 6: The Juggernaut Strikes
The classic cliffhanger serial in 12 parts
While Diana is pursued by Khan's menacing robot Volkites, 'Crash' and Billy attempt a dangerous escape from the dictator's fortress.

11.25 Great Mysteries: The Curse of Amon-Ra
Henry Lincoln investigates the story of a young American artist, Joseph Lindon Smith, who, in 1909, was to present a ritual play in the Valley of the Queens for some archaeologists. The ritual was to be performed in an endeavour to lift a curse placed upon the Pharaoh Akhenaton in 1354 BC. The final rehearsal was brought to a dramatic end; a mysterious happening which caused all the players to question the 'supernatural' power of the gods of ancient Egypt.
Feature: page 11


Unknown: Andy Crane
Assisted By: Siobhan Mayer
Assisted By: Colin Heywood
Assisted By: Sue Devaney.

: News

Weather followed by The Garden Party with Viv Lumsden and Eamonn Holmes
Roddy Llewellyn explores the landscapes of the international garden festival which has transformed the old docklands of Clydeside. Producers CHARLES NAIRN GORDON MACMILLAN ANNESOMERS
Editor DAVID MARTIN BBC Scotland


Unknown: Viv Lumsden
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Roddy Llewellyn
Producers: Charles Nairn
Producers: Gordon MacMillan

: One O'Clock News

with Philip Hayton


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Neighbours

Daphne, Mike and Eileen wait anxiously for news of Des. Madge and Harold are forced to face some facts about each other.
Written by LOIS BOOTON


Written By: Lois Booton

: Till the Clouds Roll By

Starring Judy Garland, Van Heflin, Van Johnson, Dinah Shore and Robert Walker
with guest stars including June Allyson, Kathryn Grayson, Lena Horne, Tony Martin and Frank Sinatra

The life story of Jerome Kern made as an all-star musical featuring many of his most famous songs: Who?, Look for the Silver Lining, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, They Didn't Believe Me and Old Man River.

In the Picture: page 13


Screenplay: Myles Connolly
Screenplay: Jean Holloway
Producer: Arthur Freed
Director: Richard Whorf
Jerome Kern: Robert Walker
Sally: Lucille Bremer
Sally as a girl: Joan Wells
Oscar Hammerstein: Paul Langton
Mrs Jerome Kern: Dorothy Patrick
Marilyn Miller: Judy Garland
James 1 Hessler: Van Heflin
Band leader: Van Johnson
Julia Saunderson: Dinah Shore
Mrs Muller: Mary Nash
Charles Frohman: Harry Hayden
Victor Herbert: Paul Maxey
Cecil Keller: Rex Evans

: Cartoon

: Children's BBC

Simon Parkin - starting with Heathcliff and Co in Heathcliffs Middle Name and Wishful Thinking (R)

: The Album

The second part in a six-part series Trains
Everybody has heard of Stephenson, but who was Trevithick?
All the people in the arcade help collect things to do with trains, except Mr Sellers. and The Kid with Steve Fairnie
ProducerCLIVE DOIG (R)


Unknown: Mr Sellers.
Unknown: Steve Fairnie
Director: Peter Leslie
Producer: Clive Doig
Albie Bumble: Philip Fox
Thelma Bumble: Sally Cooper
Barry Cade: Mike Savage
Mr R Cade: Peter Geeves
Penny Black: Maria McErlane
Tom: Simon Sutton
Bill Sellers: Adrian Hedley
Jackie: Corrina Reardon
Gary: Jason Forrester

: Newsround

with John Craven , Roger Finn and Terry Baddoo


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Roger Finn
Unknown: Terry Baddoo

: The Legend of Tim Tyler

The boy who lost his laugh by JAMES KRUSS Press Conference
Tim has decided that the only way to regain his laughter is by getting closer to the Baron, and through his betting power become the richest boy in the world ... and the Baron's new heir.
Director SIGI ROTHEMUND English version script by NELROMANO


Unknown: James Kruss
Unknown: Press Conference
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 Nicholas WitcheU and Philip Hayton


Unknown: Nicholas Witcheu
Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Wogan

Join Terry live at the Television Theatre, as he talks to people in the news, presents the best in entertainment and springs the occasional surprise. Series producer PETER WEIL Director TOM CORCORAN Producer JON PLOWMAN


Producer: Peter Weil
Director: Tom Corcoran
Producer: Jon Plowman

: King and Company

In the last programme of the series, Simon King is joined by a vet who, despite tending to the needs of a wide variety of animals, had never seen a dormouse; a retired accountant, home-video camera poised, hoping to record his own pictures of the 'mouth watering kingfisher': and actress Liza Goddard delighting in the behaviour of oystercatchers as they fly in to a Cornish estuary to feed.
Executive producer JOHN KING BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Simon King
Unknown: Liza Goddard
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 completely new world.
5: Bookmaker
Chris Serle hardly knows how to place a bet at the start of his training as a racecourse bookmaker. In just three months he must learn to lay odds and master the mysterious art of tick tack.
Chris seeks advice on how to spot a winner from top trainer Henry Cecil and jockey Willie Carson. On the day of his big race. all
Chris knows for sure is that any one of the horses could win. He also knows that any mistake will cost his guv'nor a lot of money. Series producer NICK HANDEL


Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Paul Heiney
Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Henry Cecil
Unknown: Willie Carson.
Producer: Richard Lightbody

: Nine O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey
Regional News: Weather


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Vietnam

An Australian Family at War The last in the series starring
5: 1972
Village broken. Family broken. No honour left. Whole country filled with screaming Nn choice.
Phil has been discharged but makes no attempt to contact the family; instead he seeks out an old friend and an answer to a question. 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
Laurie Fellows: Mark Lee
Le: Grace Parr

: 16 Days of Glory

The fourth 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 men's 400 metres hurdles with Edwin Moses a man unbeaten in this event for the previous seven years; the rise to Olympic prominence of the People's Republic of China: the tense competition between France and America in the men's pole vault: and another historic event - the first women's marathon at the Olympic Games. Produced and directed by BUD GREENSPAN


Unknown: Edwin Moses
Directed By: Bud Greenspan

: Weather

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