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: Ceefax AM

: The Flintstones

Roll on down to Bedrock to meet that most modern of Stone Age families. The Bowling Ballet (R)

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with John Stapleton and Sally Magnusson
News summaries read by Jill Dando on the hour and the half-hour.
The latest sports news from Archie Macpherson. 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. Reports from


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Read By: Jill Dando
Unknown: Archie MacPherson.
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Mark Easton.
Unknown: Anita Findley
Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter

: News Weather followed by Now It's Daffs

Simon Parkin - starting with Popeye (R)


Unknown: Simon Parkin

: Why Don't You...?

The Liverpool gang are back in the first of ten daily programmes. Jen and Ken from the Isle of Man brave a visit to the cellar where a letter from the mailbag proves too much for Helen. Film director GRAHAM BOOTH Designer JOHN HOLLAND Director RUSSELL DAVIES Producer KIRSTIE FISHER BBC North West
• JOHN CRAVEN : page 82


Designer: John Holland
Director: Russell Davies
Unknown: John Craven

: Now It's Daffs

with Simon Parkin - followed by Playbus
The Patch Stop
Storyteller Bill Torrance Story: Andrew McAndrew and the Tape Recorder by BERNARD MACLAVERTY Producer ANNE GOBEY


Unknown: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Andrew McAndrew
Unknown: Bernard MacLaverty
Producer: Anne Gobey
Patch's friend: Amber Leigh

: The Gospel According to St Matthew

with Peter Barkworth.
'Then assembled together the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders of the people, unto the palace of the high priest, who was called
Caiaphas. and consulted that they might take Jesus by subtilty, and kill him. But they said, "Not on the feast day, lest there be an uproar among the people."' (R)


Unknown: Peter Barkworth.

: News Weather followed by Open Air

with Bob Wellings and Mavis Nicholson. Vote for a Viewers' Choice of programme. Ring the number listed below for the film you would like to see. [number removed] for Tarzan
[number removed] for Tarzan's Greatest Adventures
[number removed] for Tarzan and the Valley of Gold
(Each call costs 5p)
Details in billings at 2.20pm.


Unknown: Bob Wellings
Unknown: Mavis Nicholson.

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Livewith Alan Titchmarsh and Judy Spiers


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judy Spiers

: One O'Clock News

with Philip Hayton Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Weather Bill Giles

: Neighbours

A dreadful accident in Ramsay Street could ruin Scott's prospects.
Directed by ANDREW FRIEDMAN (For cast see page 41. Repeated at
5.35pm. Next programme tomorrow at 1. 15pm)


Written By: Chris McCourt
Directed By: Andrew Friedman

: Going for Gold

Hosted by Henry Kelly.
Finals day! The pressure is on five remaining European contestants as they play Beat the Buzzer, Four in a Row and Head to Head. Who will become the new European
Quiz Champion and win the trip of a lifetime to Australia?


Unknown: Henry Kelly.

: Viewers' Choice

Today Open Air viewers are invited to phone in and vote for the actor they would most like to see wrestle a crocodile. The choice is between:
Johnny Weissmuller in Tarzan Escapes with Maureen O'Sullivan
Tarzan's freedom is threatened when Jane’s cousins arrive with news of an unexpected inheritance.
Screenplay by CYRIL HUME
(Black and white)

Gordon Scott in Tarzan’s Greatest Adventure with Sara Shane
Tarzan and his new companion pursue a band of murdering adventurers in search of a hidden diamond mine.
Screenplay by BERNE GILER based on a story by LES CRUTCHFIELD
Produced by SY WEINTRAUB

Mike Henry in Tarzan and the Valley of Gold with Nancy Novak
Tarzan flies to Mexico and comes up against an international crime ring stealing gold from an Aztec temple.
Screenplay by CLAIR HUFFAKER
Produced by SY WEINTRAUB
Directed by ROBERT DAY
FILMS:page 18


Unknown: Johnny Weissmuller
Unknown: Maureen O'Sullivan
Unknown: Cyril Hume
Produced By: Sam Zimbaust
Directed By: Richard Thorpe
Unknown: Sara Shane
Play By: Berne Giler
Story By: Les Crutchfield
Produced By: Sy Weintraub
Directed By: John Gulllermtn
Unknown: Nancy Kovak
Play By: Clair Huffaker
Produced By: Sy Weintraub
Directed By: Robert Day

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with:

Dooby Duck's Disco Bus
Starring Dooby Duck. Live from the Moon - Dooby Duck's mobile disco brings you music and dance from Strawberry Duck and friends.


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andy Crane
Created by (Dooby Duck's Disco Bus): Roger Stevenson
Created by (Dooby Duck's Disco Bus): Harry Stuart
Executive Producer (Dooby Duck's Disco Bus): Christopher Pilkington
Production (Dooby Duck's Disco Bus): Peter Leslie

: Children's BBC: Henry's Cat: The Great Adventure

by Bob Godfrey and Stan Hayward
Join Henry 's Cat and friends as they journey through space in the Flying Carrot.
Narrated and directed by Bob Godfrey


Writer/Narrator/Director: Bob Godfrey
Writer: Stan Hayward
Animation: Kevin Baldwin
Production: Mike Hayes

: Violet Katz And The Pink Elephant

Told for Jackanory by Nerys Hughes
In which elephants really fly-off to the seaside!


Producer: Angela Beeching
Directed By: Richard Kelly

: Hokey Wolf

He's been called the fastest talking con artist ever dressed in wolfs clothing, but whatever else he may be Hokey Wolf is full of fun. Loot to Boot


Unknown: Hokey Wolf

: The Quack Chat Show

with Keith Harris and Orville.

Last in the present series.

On the Show Off Spot the Challengers from PROCTOR
YOUTH CENTRE MANCHESTER join the 'house' band KAP.

Antony Johns, 'Ant the Feet' and the Mersey Mob from the MERSEYSIDE DANCE AND DRAMA CENTRE are giving out Hot Rock Energy.

Keith Woolfenden,'Kiwi the Paint', and the Graffiti Gang from HOOD MANOR SCHOOL, WARRINGTON are challenged for the Orville Oscar by CHEVASSAUT SCHOOL, MANCHESTER.

Orville has a 'Quick Chat Chit Chat' with the cheerleaders from the US


Presenter/Centriloquist: Keith Harris
Unknown: Keith Woolfenden
Designer: Dave Wilson
Executive Producer: Christopher Pilkington
Producer: Pippa Dyson

: Newsround

with John Craven, Roger Finn and Helen Rollason


Presenter/Editor: John Craven
Presenter: Roger Finn
Presenter: Helen Rollason
Producer: Susie Staples

: Blue Peter

with Mark Curry, Caron Keating and Yvette Fielding

Monster veggies! Ever wondered how people grow those beachball-sized onions? This summer, the garden should tremble under the weight of giant vegetables. (Ceefax subtitles)


Presenter: Mark Curry
Presenter: Caron Keating
Presenter: Yvette Fielding

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Anna Ford


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Regional news magazines

(For details see Monday)

: Top of the Pops

The UK's top pop chart show brings you the latest countdown from the current Top 40 Chart.
Introduced this week by Mark Goodier and Andy Crane
(Simultaneous Broadcast with Radio 1)


Presenter: Mark Goodier
Presenter: Andy Crane
Lighting: Rod Litherland
Sound: Martin Deane
Design: Paul Haines
Produced and directed by: Paul Ciani

: EastEnders

by Juliet Ace.
"Cindy and me don't want any speeches... We want you all to have a ball and enjoy yourselves."
(For cast see page 52)
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Juliet Ace

: Holiday

With Desmond Lynam and Anne Gregg

Don't Like Jamaica. I Love It. Sentiments once in a pop song, now firmly in the head of Phillip Schofield. Taking a break from children's television he finds himself up to his knees in children on the Caribbean island. Desmond's also on a sunshine island. On the Canary Island of Tenerife he meets hibernating senior citizens who have swapped daffs and crocuses in the snow for gladioli by the sea. And Mozart and Julie Andrews meet in the Austrian city of Salzburg. As Gillian Reynolds discovers, they complement rather than clash.

(Repeated tomorrow at 5.30pm on BBC2)
(Ceefax subtitles)


Unknown: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Anne Gregg
Unknown: Julie Andrews
Unknown: Gillian Reynolds
Series Producer: Patricia Houlihan

: A Touch of Spice

Written by Francis Greig
Starring Julia Watson and Natalie Ogle
featuring Martin Jacobs and Virginia Stride.

Dawn's hectic love-life - and her crooked relatives - seem to be a frequent source of trouble. When Victoria gets a visit from the local police, she assumes the worst.
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Francis Greig
Studio Sound: Dave Thompson
Studio Lighting: Don Babbage
Designer: Bryan Ellis
Producer/Director: Sue Bysh
Victoria: Julia Watson
Dawn: Natalie Ogle
Kirk: Lee Walker
Helen: Virginia Stride
Insp. Parsons: Tony Caunter
Clive: Martin Jacobs

: Nine O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis
Regional News; Weather

: Life without George

written by PENNY CROFT starring
Simon Cadell and CaroI Royle.
When Jenny discovers the truth behind Larry's invitation she worries that he might meet someone else ... he does. and Ronald Fraser as Mr Chambers
Title music written and sung by PENNY CROFT
Studio sound MARTIN DEANE
Studio lighting CHRIS TOWNSEND Designer ANDREW HOWE DAVtES Produced and directed by SUSAN BELBIN


Written By: Penny Croft
Unknown: Simon Cadell
Unknown: Ronald Fraser
Sung By: Penny Croft
Directed By: Susan Belbtn
Larry: Simon Cadell
Jenny: Carol Royle
Amanda: Elizabeth Estensen
Ben: Michael Thomas
Carol: Cheryl Maiker
Sammy: Campbell Morrison
Colette: Sandra Dickinson
William: Jack Watling
Josephine: Selina Cadell
Angie: Juliet Douglas
Steward: Christopher Gray
Florist: Lyn Langridge

: Health, Wealth and Happiness: Part 1

Who could do most to improve the health of the country - medicine makers or policy makers? Dr Michael O'Donnell looks at evidence from around the country.

'A is for Acid that poisons the Air
B is for Bangers you fry in the pan
C's for Cholesterol, Corpses galore'
in an A-Z by Roger Woddis, read by Alexandra Pigg.
Additives and emulsifying agents mixed in with the Go Go Boys and Hattie Hayridge (e)
(Part 2, a studio discussion, next Thursday)

Support Material: for a free BBC booklet send a 22p sae (9 1/2 x 6 1/2) to Health, Wealth and Happiness, [address removed]
Roger Woddis: page 88


Presenter: Dr Michael O'Donnell
Writer (A-Z): Roger Woddis
Reader (A-Z): Alexandra Pigg
Comedians: Go Go Boys
Comedian: Hattie Hayridge
Research: Rosemary Hunt
Producer: Julian Stenhouse
Unknown: Roger Woddis

: International Snooker

Fersina Windows tVorM Cup
England, the current holders under Steve Davis, are the favourites to be contesting the second semi-final against either Canada, seeded 5, with Cliff Thorburn (captain), Bob Chaperon and Kirk Stevens or Northern Ireland, seeded 4, represented by Dennis Taylor, Alex Higgins and Tommy Murphy.
Introduced by David Icke.
Executive producer KEITH MACKENZIE


Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Bob Chaperon
Unknown: Kirk Stevens
Unknown: Dennis Taylor.
Unknown: Alex Higgins
Unknown: Tommy Murphy.
Introduced By: David Icke.
Commentators: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Jack Karnehm
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: The Gospel According to St Matthew

(Shown at 10.50am)

: Weather

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