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: Ceefax AM

: Edgar Kennedy

in Clockwise.
An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Sally Magnusson and Jeremy Paxman


Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Open Air opens the airwaves to the viewers... and tries to persuade the programme makers to answer some of your queries.

: Kilroy!

with Robert Kilroy-Silk


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News

Weather followed by Going for Gold

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Playbus which stops today at The Tent Stop, where Humphrey and Wobble Clown join
Trish Cooke , Ricky Diamond , Helen Griffin with Wesley Serrant to tell the story: Anansi Goes Fishing, a traditional West Indian story retold by Trish Cooke. Music RICHARD BROWN Director


Unknown: Trish Cooke
Unknown: Ricky Diamond
Unknown: Helen Griffin
Unknown: Wesley Serrant
Unknown: Trish Cooke.
Music: Richard Brown
Unknown: Brian Jameson
Producer: Ann Reay

: Paddington

Paddington Hits the Jackpot by MICHAEL BOND.
Narrated by Michael Hordem Music by HERBERT CHAPPELL Animated and directed by IVOR WOOD (R)


Unknown: Michael Bond.
Unknown: Michael Hordem
Music By: Herbert Chappell
Directed By: Ivor Wood

: Five to Eleven

with Annette Crosbie Producer RALPH ROLLS


Unknown: Annette Crosbie
Producer: Ralph Rolls

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
The guest today is
John Mortimer , writer of Rumpole of the Bailey.


Unknown: John Mortimer

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live with Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers. Britain's brightest magazine prepares for the weekend with gardening tips.


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers.

: One O'Clock News

with Philip Hayton


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Neighbours

Beverley's past catches up with her. Eileen makes a bid for stardom.
(Cast page 85. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: The Black Stallion

Mickey Rooney Kelly Reno Ten Garr.
1946: the only survivors of the Drake, a passenger ship which sinks off North Africa, are Alec Ramsey , a young American boy, and a headstrong Arab stallion.
They are washed ashore on a desolate island, where Alec succeeds in taming and riding 'the Black'.
After the two are rescued and return to New York, the horse is kept in a cramped back yard. Restless and unhappy he escapes - with Alec in hot pursuit. with Screenplay by MELISSA MATHISON Produced by FRED ROOS and TOM STERNBERG
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Unknown: Mickey Rooney
Unknown: Kelly Reno
Unknown: Ten Garr.
Unknown: Alec Ramsey
Unknown: Melissa Mathison
Produced By: Fred Roos
Produced By: Tom Sternberg
Directed By: Carroll Ballard
Alec Ramsey: Kelly Reno
Henry Dailey: Mickey Rooney
Alec's mother: Teri Garr
Snoe: Clarence Muse
Alec's father: Hoyt Axton
Jim Neville: Michael Higgins
Jake: Ed McNamara
Arab: Dogmi Larbi
First jockey: John Burton
Second jockey: John Buchanan
Becky: Kristen Vigard
the Black Stallion: Cass-Ole

: Woody Woodpecker

The Screwball

: Is that a fact ?

The first of 12 episodes taking a look at legends. St Brigid and the Gillyroo with George the computer and UK-9.
Children from St Theresa's Primary School, Enniskillen, Northern Ireland.


Theme music by: Alec Dankworth
Studio director: Fiona Shore
Producers: Peter Charlton
Producer: Richard Simkin
Wanda Wonder: Alwyne Taylor
Sheerluck Holmes: Dave Benson Phillips

: SuperTed

SuperTed and the Pothole Rescue
SuperTed and his friend enter a cavern. (R)

: Tumbleweed

by DICK KING-SMITH . Told for Jackanory by David Jason.
Last in the series. Damsel in Distress
Sir Tumbleweed is about to rescue the girl of his dreams. But what does he have to fight first?
Pictures by PETER RUSH designer MARTIN CHILDS


Unknown: Dick King-Smith
Unknown: David Jason.
Designer: Martin Childs
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: Greg Childs

: Survival Challenge

First of six programmes presented by Richard Crane. Guest Stephen Venables,
with contestants from
Bournemouth Swimming Club, 1st Birch Hill Girl Guides Bracknell, Sea Cadet Corps, Boy Scout Association.

"Survival Challenge" starts on top of the world with Everest conqueror Stephen Venables as the first studio guest.
The mountain bikes return for some fierce punishment from the two surviving teams in the Final Challenge and there is a chance for you to join in too, so stand by with Postcard and pencil for the viewers' question.


Presenter: Richard Crane
Mountaineer: Stephen Venables
Designer: Tim Gleeson
Producer: Judy Whitfield

: Newsround Extra: Kielder Challenge

First of ten programmes.
Teams of children - handicapped and able-bodied working together - battle their way through a tough adventure course. Canoeing, motorbikes and orienteering are all part of the Kielder Challenge. John Craven reports on some remarkable teamwork in one of Britain's greatest forests.


Presenter: John Craven
Cameraman: Albie Charlton
Sound: Tony Fallshaw
Producer: Andrew MacGregor
Editor: John Craven

: Grange Hill

Second of 20 programmes by BARRY PURCHASE.
How long can Tegs's brother hide out before the police discover him, and can
Justine keep the secret?
Gonch discovers a foolproof plan to make money - yet again!
Script editor^iGH JACKSON
Producer RONALD SMEDLEY Director ALBERT BARBER (For cast see page 66)


Producer: Ronald Smedley
Director: Albert Barber

: Neighbours

Written by PENNY FRASER Directed by PAUL MOLONEY


Directed By: Paul Moloney
This week's cast: Madge: Anne Charleston
Henry: Craig McLachlan
Jim: Alan Dale
Paul: Stefan Dennis
Gail: Fiona Corke
Scott: Jason Donovan
Charlene: Kylie Minogue
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Lucy Robinson: Sasha Close
Des Clarke: Paul Keane
Daphne Clarke: Elaine Smith
Mike Young: Guy Pearce
Mrs Mangel: Vivean Gray
Jane Harris: Annie Jones
Harold Bishop: Ian Smith
Rob Lewis: Ernie Bourne
Beverley lisa: Armytage
Eileen Clarke: Myra de Groot
Amanda: Brlonhy Behets

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Weather Bill Giles

: Wogan

Tonight Terry meets two international literary giants. The author of Death of Salesman and The Crucible, Arthur Miller , makes a rare appearance on British television in conversation with The Real Thing - the acclaimed dramatist Tom Stoppard.


Unknown: Arthur Miller
Dramatist: Tom Stoppard.

: Comedy Classic: Some Mothers Do Ave'Em

Written by RAYMOND ALLEN. Starring
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Written By: Raymond Allen.
Frank: Michael Crawford
Betty: Michele Dotrice
Sir John Gifford: Richard Caldicot
Fr O'Hara: Cyril Luckham
Hospital porter: Eric Francis
Nurse Moore: Auson Coleridge
Receptionist: Diane Holland
OrBoyde: John D Collins
Dr Smedley: Anthony Woodruff

: Twenty-One Years of the Two Ronnies

Last in the series.
Starring Ronnie Corbett and Ronnie Barker with Alec Bregonzi Rowena Cooper
Rikke Howard , Sam Kelly Michael Redfern
Michael Sharvell-Martin April
Walker Ronnie Hazlehurst and His Orchestra.
Join Ronnie Corbett and Ronnie Barker in a laughter-filled celebration. Written by SPIKE MULLINS


Unknown: Ronnie Corbett
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Alec Bregonzi
Unknown: Rowena Cooper
Unknown: Rikke Howard
Unknown: Sam Kelly
Unknown: Michael Redfern
Unknown: Michael Sharvell-Martin
Unknown: Walker Ronnie Hazlehurst
Unknown: Ronnie Corbett
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Written By: Spike Mullins
Written By: David Nobbs.
Written By: Peter Vincent
Unknown: Gerald Wiley

: Nine O'Clock News

Michael Buerk presents the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad. Regional News
Weekend Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: Making Out

An eight-part series by DEBBIE HORSFIELD. Series devised by FRANC RODDAM.
1: Who's going to bring the money in? Jill has a young family to feed and an unemployed husband.
So she's off to work for the first time and earning her spurs among the girls at Lyne Electronics.
Script editor SuZAN HARRISON Designer JOHN COLEMAN Lighting cameraman GRAHAM VEEVERS
0 FEATURE: page 100


Unknown: Debbie Horsfield.
Editor: Suzan Harrison
Designer: John Coleman
Producer: John Chapman
Director: Chris Bernard
Jill: Melanie Kilburn
Queenie: Margi Clarke
Pauline: Rachel Davies
Carol May: Shirley Stelfox
Klepto: Moya Brady
Donna: Heather Tobias
Rex: Keith Allen
Bernie: Alan David
Simon: Gary Beadle
Norma: Tracie Bennett
Sallv: Barbara Keogh
Ray: Tim Dantay
Chunky: Brian Hibbard
Si: Claire Quigley
Nicky: William Ash
Mck: Billy Bean
Pub landlord: Mike Kay
Fireman: Geo Fatwell
Mrs Skeggs: Jean Barton
Mr Beachcroft: Don Henderson

: That Old Cup Magic!

Introduced by Desmond Lynam.
When the Wanderers and the Royal Engineers met in the first FA Cup Final in 1872, they'd won through from a field of just 15 clubs. Now 525 clubs and over 6,000 players compete for the most famous trophy in football - and a world-wide audience of 300 million watch the final itself. Producer CHARLES BALCHIN Editor BRIAN BARWICK


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.
Producer: Charles Balchin
Editor: Brian Barwick

: Copacabana

starring Barry Manilow Annette O'Toole Joseph Bologna and Estelle Getty.
'Her name was Lola, she was a showgirl. But that was 40 years ago....'
Back then the Copacabana was the hottest club in town and Lola was the hottest thing in it. Back then Lola and Tony were an item, but that was before rich mobster Rico decided that Lola was for him, and their future would be decided by the shot of a gun. This colourful musical romance is based on Manilow's hit song.
Screenplay by JAMES LIPTON Produced by R. W. GOODWIN Directed by WARIS HUSSEIN
(First showing on British television)
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Unknown: Barry Manilow
Unknown: Annette O'Toole
Unknown: Joseph Bologna
Unknown: Estelle Getty.
Play By: James Lipton
Produced By: R. W. Goodwin
Directed By: Waris Hussein
Tony Starr: Barry Manilow
Lola Lamar: Annette O'Toole
Bella Stern: Estelle Getty
Dennis: James Callahan
Pamela: Andra Akers
Conchita: Silvana Gallardo
Rico Castelli: Joseph Bologna
Sam Gropper: Ernie Sabella
Angelo: Cliff Osmond
Bibi Sutton: Dwier Brown

: Weather BBC 1BBC 2

News update before weather.


Laurence: Nealon

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