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: Ceefax AM

starts your day with news, sport, weather and travel available to all viewers.

: Edgar Kennedy

Mad about Moonshine
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Kirsty Wark and Jeremy Paxman


Unknown: Kirsty Wark
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman

: News

Weather fniinwed by Open Air
Eamonn Holmes and the Open Air team invite you to Phone in with your views on the weekend's television. 0 FEATURE: page 10


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: Kilroy!

Robert Kilroy-Silk is back for a new season of lively and topical discussions on the subjects you are talking about. Every weekday morning everyone has a chance to put their point of view.


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News

Weather followed by The Pink Panther Show (R)

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with:

Playbus stops today at The Why Bird Stop where the 'Who What When Where and Why Bird', usually known as the Why Bird, helps the driver to sort out lost property and uses her machine to tell her story.
FEATURE: page 109 and BACK PAGES: 110

10.50am Jimbo and the Jet Set: Royal Visitors


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andy Crane
Driver (Playbus): Brian Jameson
Puppeteer (Playbus): Fiona Beynon Brown
Title Music (Playbus): Richard Brown
Title Design (Playbus): Paul Johnson
Designer (Playbus): Tony Lawrence
Producer (Playbus): Penny Lloyd

: Five to Eleven

with Anne Stallybrass


Unknown: Anne Stallybrass

: News

Weather followed by Open Air with Pattie Coldwell , Eamonn Holmes and Susan Rae
Viewers are invited to phone on [number removed]. On today's agenda - religious broadcasting. Is it out of date? You can phone a special voting line to register your opinion. Yes-[number removed] No - [number removed]
(each vote call costs 5p)


Unknown: Pattie Coldwell
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Susan Rae

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live with Sue Cook ,
Alan Titchmarsh , Judi Spiers and Simon Potter Britain's brightest magazine is back with Sue Cook joining the team. Alan Titchmarsh meets Ron Reagan Jr.
Plus a report on 80s pop phenomenon Bros, and music from Chris de Burgh.


Unknown: Sue Cook
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Simon Potter
Unknown: Sue Cook
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Ron Reagan Jr.

: One O'clock News

with Michael Buerk


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Will Mrs Mangel ever be the same again?
Written by GEOFF NEWTON Directed by MARK PIPER


Unknown: Mrs Mangel
Written By: Geoff Newton
Directed By: Mark Piper

: Going for Gold

European Quiz
Henry Kelly invites contestants from 15
European countries once again to Go for Gold. A trip to the 1988 Olympic Games was the champion's prize for the first series and the second series champion will Go for Gold in Australia, visiting the goldmining area of Victoria and the sun-drenched beaches of the Gold Coast in Queensland. Play along with Beat the Buzzer, Four in a Row, and the final round
Head to Head on the first day of the search to find the European Quiz champion.
0 INFO: page 100

: Ironside

starring with Guest stars
The People against Judge McIntyre
Mark's law school class recreates a famous murder trial and the professor's life is threatened.
Written by UAM O'BRIEN
Directed by ABNER BIBERMAN (R)


Unknown: Judge McIntyre
Directed By: Abner Biberman
Robert T Ironside: Raymond Burr
Det Sgt Ed Brown: Don Galloway
Officer Eve Whitfield: Barbara Anderson
Mark Sanger: Don Mitchell
Joanna Leigh: Tyne Daley
Judge Mclntyre: James Daley

: Hudson and Halls

Join Peter Hudson and David Halls in their revolving kitchen, as they show some different and unusual ways of preparing chicken that are both simple to do and original and delicious in taste, including roast chicken with cloves and spicy
Parmesan drumsticks. The special guest is Faith Brown Producer GEORGINA ABRAHAMS Director BOB MARSLAND
0 RECIPE TIMES: page 102


Unknown: Peter Hudson
Unknown: David Halls
Producer: Georgina Abrahams
Director: Bob Marsland

: Bazaar

with Judi Spiers , Fred Harris Knit an exclusive designer sweater, cook a feast for a family in just 15 minutes, continue the make-up master class with Barbara Daly , joined today by top hair stylist John Frieda and keep your garden growing over the winter with Geoffrey Smith. Producer STACEY ADAMS
Series producer ERICA GRIFFITHS (e) (For Bazaar Extra factsheet send a large 14p sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Fred Harris
Unknown: Barbara Daly
Unknown: John Frieda
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Stacey Adams
Producer: Erica Griffiths

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with

Stoppit and Tidyup: I Said No
Narrated by Terry Wogan
It's Great Gherkin Feast Day, and everybody is out collecting gherkins.

4.00pm A Bear Behind
with Lindsey Coulson and Not the humdrum teddy bear kind
That anyone anywhere just might find. Oh no....
Boz is a very special bear and he and Lindsey both love rhymes and verse. Farm story:
The King's Breakfast by A. A. Milne, with illustrations by E. H. Shepard
Cameraman Chris Wickham
Executive producer Angela Beeching
Producer Margie Barbour
Back pages: 110

4.10pm Rupert
Based on the stories by Alfred Bestall
Storyteller Ray Brooks Rupert and Morwenna

4.15pm Laurel and Hardy in Skyscraper Scape (R)

4.20pm Defenders of the Earth: The Root of Evil
A famous scientist's plant food experiment backfires... into a formula that turns people into plants!
Ceefax subtitles

4.40pm Beat the Teacher
Presented by Bruno Brookes This is the last 'normal' week on Beat the Teacher - as if it's ever normal! It's the final chance for both pupils and teachers to make their bids for the champion-of-championships.

4.55pm Newsround
reporting direct to children about what's going on around the world.

5.05pm Blue Peter
with Mark Curry Caron Keating and Yvette Fielding Happy Birthday to Us!
It's the big day - Blue Peter was born exactly 30 years ago in 1958! What was television like then? Find out in a most unusual flashback to a 1958 living room.
Producers Nick Heathcote, Andrew Whitman, Oliver McFarlane Editor Lewis Bronze
Back pages: 110
Ceefax subtitles


Illustrations by: E. H. Shepard
Producer: Margie Barbour
Stories by: Alfred Bestall
Presented by: Bruno Brookes
Presenter: Mark Curry
Presenter: Caron Keating
Producer: Nick Heathcote
Producer: Andrew Whitman
Producer: Oliver MacFarlane
Editor: Lewis Bronze

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Weather Michael

: London Plus

with Richard Bath Penny Bustin and Deborah Hall brings you tonight's news and views from London and the south east.
Plus sport from Michael Wale Editor FIONA CHESTERTON


Unknown: Richard Bath
Unknown: Penny Bustin
Unknown: Deborah Hall
Unknown: Michael Wale
Editor: Fiona Chesterton

: Wogan

Join Terry and his guests.


Unknown: Join Terry

: Watchdog

Does buying a car drive you round the bend? On the eve of the Motor Show, a special edition of Watchdog rallies to the cause of the hapless car buyer, be it of the gleaming new F reg or 'one careful lady owner' variety. Why is it that customers so often fail to get fair deals on wheels? Lynn and John reveal all with a handful of horror stories and Mike Embley reports from the USA on how they've beat the problem. All to make you think twice next time you're down the showroom. Deputy editor STEVE ROSE Editor NICK HAYES
( Write to Watchdog. BBCtv, London W12 8QT, or ring the hotline on [number removed])


Unknown: Mike Embley
Editor: Nick Hayes

: Wyatt's Watchdogs: One Big, One Not So Big

by Miles Tredinnick
Starring Brian Wilde, Trevor Bannister

When the retired Major Wyatt hears that his sister Edwina's house has been burgled in broad daylight, he decides that the time has come to take action as a citizen against the rising tide of crime. Without bothering to wait for proper police help, he sets about forming his own Neighbourhood Watch.
Feature: page 24
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Miles Tredinnick
Costume Designer: Joan Wadge
Make-up Designer: Ann Ailes-Stevenson
Studio Lighting: Graham Rimmington
Designer: Rosemary Hester
Producer/Director: Alan J.W. Bell
Wyatt: Brian Wilde
Pitt: Trevor Bannister
Edwina: Anne Ridler
Vicar: David Jackson
Sgt Springer: James Warrior
Archie: Tom Radcliffe
Virginia: April Walker
WPC: Julia Binsted
WPC: Sarah Whitlock

: No Frills

written by JANEY PREGER starring Kathy Staff
In the final episode, the family take a week's holiday in Llandudno - Kate and Suzy would like a holiday romance - well, not really, but it might be nice. Then Molly springs a surprise.
Film cameraman JOHN RECORD Designer ANTHONY THORPE Produced and directed by MANDIE FLETCHER


Written By: Janey Preger
Designer: Anthony Thorpe
Directed By: Mandie Fletcher
Molly: Kathy Staff
Kate: Belinda Sinclair
Suzy: Katharine Schlesinger
Wilfred: Donald Churchill
Mrs Sidebottom: Margery Mason
Woman on coach: Julia McCarthy
Coach driver: Martin Cochrane

: Nine O'Clock News

Martyn Lewis and Andrew Harvey
Present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad.
Regional News Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Panorama

Thirty-five years old this month, Panorama brings
You the most important and compelling stories from
Britain and across the world, with 40 minutes of investigation, analysis and opinion on the key issues of the day.


Editor: Tim Gardam

: Miami Vice

starring with guest stars
By Hooker by Crook
The murder of a financial wizard connected to the underworld finds Crockett and Tubbs running around in search of the prostitute who was the last to see him alive.
Meanwhile, Sonny starts falling for a glamorous young businesswoman, but some things are strangely connected and Crockett is to find out, once again, that love can be a deadly thing ...
Written by JOHN SCHULIAN Directed by DON JOHNSON


Written By: John Schulian
Directed By: Don Johnson
Sonny Crockett: Don Johnson
Ricardo Tubbs: Philip Michael Thomas
Christine Von Marburg: Melanie Griffith
Togaru: George Takei
Ali: Vanity
Lt Castillo: Edward James Olmos
Switek: Michael Talbott
Trudy: Olivla Brown
Gina: Saundra Santiago
Izzy: Martin Ferrero

: Film 88

Barry Norman presents his personal review of the week's cinema releases.
Big - the most successful of the current crop of role-reversal films, has a 13-year-old schoolboy whose desire to be big is granted by a fairground wishing machine which transforms him into a 35-year-old Tom Hanks.
The Fruit Machine -
Frank Clarke , who was responsible for Letter to Brezhnev, uses
Liverpool again as the setting for his story of two homosexual teenagers on the run from home. They inadvertently witness a murder, and a story of runaways becomes a thriller as they escape and try to hide from the killer.


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Tom Hanks.
Unknown: Frank Clarke
Director: Alexandra Beazley
Producer: Jane Lush

: Berliners

The last in a series in three parts with Andrew Sachs West and East
As a boy in 1930s Berlin, Andrew Sachs could go eastwards through the Brandenberg Gate and along Unter den Linden. Now the Wall has made that route impossible. But Andrew and his wife, Melody, take the Stadtbahn over the Wall to get the feel of East Berlin.
There they talk to two actors - the outspoken Gerry Wolff and a leading light of Brecht's Berliner Ensemble, Wolf Kaiser.
Research KATRIN KOHL Film editor BEN MORRIS
Producer BERNARD ADAMS (e)


Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Unknown: Gerry Wolff
Unknown: Wolf Kaiser.
Editor: Ben Morris
Producer: Bernard Adams

: Weather

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