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: Ceefax AM

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

: The Flintstones

Mother-in-Law's Visit (R)

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Jeremy Paxman and Kirsty Wark.
National and international news and analysis from the BBC's correspondents and reporters.
Summaries read by Jill Dando on the hour and half-hour. The latest sports news from Sally Jones.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Kirsty Wark.
Read By: Jill Dando
Unknown: Sally Jones.

: News Weather followed by Open Air

Eamonn Holmes and Natalie Anglesey wait for your calls on the weekend's viewing on [number removed].


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Natalie Anglesey

: Kilroy!

with Robert Kilroy-Silk


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News Weather followed by Dr Kildare

The Bell in the Schoolhouse
In this six-part story, Kildare takes charge of three student doctors, but soon encounters a series of crises as he involves himself in their personal problems. (For cast see page 35) (R)

: Children's BBC

Simon Parkin - starting with Playbus which stops today at The Why Bird Stop where the Why Bird and the bus driver are having a bit of a problem with the weather.
Story: Sophie's Sunglasses by MARGARET CONNOLLY Poem: Thin Jake by MICHAEL DUGAN
Title music RICHARD BROWN Title design PAUL JOHNSON Designer TONY LAWRENCE Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE
A FELGATE production for BBCtv
Rupert based on the stories by ALFRED BESTALL.
Storyteller Ray Brooks Today's story:
Rupert and the Magic Ball (R)


Unknown: Fiona Beynon Brown
Unknown: Margaret Connolly
Unknown: Michael Dugan
Music: Richard Brown
Design: Paul Johnson
Designer: Tony Lawrence
Producer: Cynthia Felgate
Director: Clare Bradley
Stories By: Alfred Bestall.
Stories By: Storyteller Ray Brooks
Bus driver: Brian Jameson

: Five to Eleven

with Jean Alexander


Unknown: Jean Alexander

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Eamonn Holmes and Bob Wellings await your verdict and your calls on [number removed], because Monday is Viewers' Verdict day when a camera is sent to you, so you can put your personal view on a programme or television issue. If there's someone you want to put in the hot seat, Open Air wants to hear from you.


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Bob Wellings

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live with Sue Cook ,
Floella Benjamin , Judi Spiers and Tina Baker.
There's magic in the air as Paul Daniels looks back on his first job - running a mobile grocery store.


Unknown: Sue Cook
Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Tina Baker.
Unknown: Paul Daniels

: One O'Clock News

with Philip Hayton Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Weather Bill Giles

: Neighbours

Jane takes a spill and changes her life. Helen's health causes concern among her family.
This week's cast:
Written by REG WATSON Directed by CHRIS SHEIL . * SOAPBOX: page 13


Written By: Reg Watson
Directed By: Chris Sheil
Madge Ramsay: Anne Charleston
Henry Ramsay: Craig McLachlan
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Charlene Robinson: Kylie Minogue
Scott Robinson: Jason Donovan
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Des Clarke: Paul Keane
Daphne Clarke: Elaine Smith
Mike Young: Guy Pearce
Mrs Mangel: Vivean Gray
Jane Harris: Annie Jones
Eileen Clarke: Myra de Groot
Harold Bishop: Ian Smith
Gail Robinson: Fiona Corke
Rob Lewis: Ernie Bourne
Lucy Robinson: Sasha Close
Beverly Marshall: Lisa Armytage
Malcolm Clarke: Noel Trevartlen
Glen Matheson: Richard Moss

: The Travel Show Guides

First of eight programmes. Turkey - The Aegean Coast Presented by Penny Junor with John Kettley and Matthew Collins.
The facts (warts and all) about this popular holiday area.
Executive producer ALAN DOBSON BBC North West
0 SCRIPTS: send a cheque for £1.50 to [address removed]


Unknown: John Kettley
Unknown: Matthew Collins.
Producer: Julie Bradshaw
Producer: Alan Dobson

: Ironside: L'Chayim

Starring Raymond Burr as Robert T Ironside
with Don Galloway as Det Sgt Ed Brown, Barbara Anderson as Office Eve Whitfield, Don Mitchell as Mark Sanger

An ancient Torah, stolen from a temple, is the object of a search by Ironside and a group of amateur detectives. (R)


Writer: Mort Thaw
Director: Tony Leader
Det Robert T Ironside: Raymond Burr
Det Sgt Ed Brown: Don Galloway
Officer Eve Whitfield: Barbara Anderson
Mark Sanger: Don Mitchell

: The Hogan Family

Teacher's Pet
There's a certain chemistry between David and his science teacher, but the attraction blows up when Sandy discovers them together.


David Hogan: Jason Bateman
Sandy Hogan: Sandy Duncan
Mark Hogan: Jeremy Licht
Willie Hogan: Danny Ponce
Michael Hogan: Josh Taylor

: Heirs and Graces

A series of ten programmes. 2: Belvoir Castle
Lady Victoria Leatham continues her tour of the great stately homes in the eastern counties by calling on the Duke and Duchess of Rutland. Antique furniture expert John Bly makes a discovery, and historian
Bryan McNerney sheds new light on the collection of muskets.
Produced and directed by BRIAN FAWCETT


Unknown: Lady Victoria Leatham
Unknown: John Bly
Unknown: Bryan McNerney
Directed By: Brian Fawcett

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with

Barney: Barney Goes to the Seaside
with the voices of Tim Brooke-Taylor, Harry Enfield, Jan Ravens and Enn Reitel.
All Desmond wants is to sunbathe in peace. All Roger wants is to build a sandcastle.
All Barney wants is to splash around and have fun...
Directed by BOB BALSER
Produced by JOHN COATES


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Harry Enfield
Unknown: Jan Ravens
Unknown: Enn Reitel
Directed By: Bob Balser
Produced By: John Coates

: Batty Adventures

Today's adventure: I-Spy Batty
Batty (and other voices) played by C. J. Allen


Unknown: Chris Allen.
Played By: C. J. Allen
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: Marilyn Fox

: Defenders of the Earth: The Starboy

A seemingly harmless young child crash-lands on Earth, followed by an inter-galactic armada of alien ships out to destroy him and the world!
Ceefax subtitles

: The Bartons

A series of 12 programmes. 2: Barton League of Bird Lovers
Elly resolves to start a club dedicated to birds. Initiations follow to the consternation of Mr Jensen next door,
Mrs Barton and, not least, the new members who have to undergo Elly's tests.
Executive producer NOEL PRICE


Unknown: Mr Jensen
Unknown: Mrs Barton
Director: Richard Sarrell
Elly: Olivia Harkin
Paul: Matt Day
Douglas: Ben Toovey
Anthony: Michael O'Reilly
Clare: Jennifer Jarman-Walker
Robert: Frankie J Holden
Mr Jensen: Robert Essex

: Newsround

: Blue Peter

with Mark Curry, Caron Keating and Yvette Fielding
There's still time to enter the Mystery Object competition.
Send your entry to: Blue Peter, Mystery Object, [address removed].


Presenter: Mark Curry
Presenter: Caron Keating
Presenter: Yvette Fielding
Producer: Nick Heathcote
Producer: Oliver MacFarlane
Producer: Roy Milani
Editor: Lewis Bronze

: Neighbours

: Six O'Clock News

with Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey


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

: Newsroom South East

Guy Michelmore keeps you in touch with what's going on around the capital region of the county.
With reports from studios around the south east,
Michael Wale on the local sports scene and Cathy McGowan around town.
0 WRITE TO: Newsroom South East, BBCElstree Centre. Clarendon Road, Borehamwood, Herts WD6 IJF if you have news for the programme.


Unknown: Michael Wale
Unknown: Cathy McGowan

: Wogan

: Watchdog

Last in the present series. Presented by Lynn Faulds Wood and John Stapleton from the largest children's hospital in Europe -
Alder Hey in Liverpool. They investigate why hundreds of children are killed each year and nearly one million are taken to hospital after accidents in the home. Can these accidents be prevented? Deputy editor ALLAN SHARPE Editor NICK HAYES


Presented By: Lynn Faulds
Unknown: John Stapleton
Editor: Allan Sharpe
Editor: Nick Hayes

: Don't Wait Up

written by GEORGE LAYTON starring Tony Britton and Nigel Havers featuring Dinah Sheridan , Simon Williams , Jane Booker.
It suddenly dawns on Toby that Angela's lifestyle has changed while they have been separated, and he is amazed to discover her new interests. and the voices of KENT
Produced and directed by HAROLD SNOAD (R)


Written By: George Layton
Unknown: Tony Britton
Unknown: Nigel Havers
Unknown: Dinah Sheridan
Unknown: Simon Williams
Unknown: Jane Booker.
Unknown: Bobby Bragg
Designer: Derek Evans
Directed By: Harold Snoad
Dr Toby Latimer: Tony Britton
Tessa Jardine: Susan Kyd
Felicity: Jane Booker
Dr Tom Latimer: Nigel Havers
Dr Charles Cartwright: Simon Williams
Susan: Tricia George
Angela: Dinah Sheridan
Lorry driver: David Brandon
Madeline: Susan Skipper
Official: David Hatton
Stephanie: Charmaine Parsons

: Wildlife on One

Rockies and Rollers Narrated by David Attenborough
Where, on a single wild island, only five miles long can you see lions, elephants and penguins? The answer is, the Falkland Islands: 'lions' and 'elephants' are the local names for sea lions and elephant seals.
Although it was the conflict of 1982 that brought the Falklands to world attention, the animals here have always had a battle to fight - the battle for survival.
Five species of penguin, from sturdy rockhoppers to handsome kings, ponderous bull sea lions battling for mates, vast colonies of gentle albatrosses feeding chicks, crafty 'Johnny Rooks ', one of the rarest birds of prey in the world - are all dependent, in one way or another, on the vast, food-rich waters of the South Atlantic. But what if these waters are overfished, polluted by oil or heavy metals, disrupted by warfare? The new battle of the Falklands has only just begun....
Photography RICHARD GANNICLIFFT Film editor DAVID MCCORMICK Written and produced by DILYS BREESE


Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: Johnny Rooks
Editor: David McCormick
Produced By: Dilys Breese

: Nine O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis
Regional News; Weather

: Panorama

No Spring in Prague
In the aftermath of elections in the Soviet Union, the whole of the Soviet Eastern
European Empire is in increasing ferment.
While some countries push forward with radical reforms, others still cling to the orthodoxies of the past.
Gavitt Hewitt reports from
Czechoslovakia where Soviet tanks crushed the experiment of 'Communism with a human face' in 1968. Today the Government in Prague, paralysed by the fear of change, has embarked on a new repression. But even here, the basic beliefs of 40 years of Communism are under challenge.


Unknown: Gavitt Hewitt
Editor: Tim Gardam

: Miami Vice

Death and the Lady
Some call it avant-garde and some call it exploitation. The latest offering from underground film-maker,
Milton Glanz , attracts police attention when an actor claims that the killing of a girl in the film was real.
Clues are scarce as Crockett and Tubbs enter a disturbing world where art appears to imitate life - and death.
Written and directed by DAVID BLACK Directed by COLIN BUCKSEY


Unknown: Milton Glanz
Directed By: David Black
Directed By: Colin Bucksey
Sonny Crockett: Don Johnson
Ricardo Tubbs Philip: Michael Thomas
Lt Castillo: Edward James Olmos
Switek: Michael Talbott
Trudy: Olivia Brown
Gina: Saundra Santiago
Glanz: Michael Guilfoyle
Jill: Penelope Ann Miller

: The 1989 United Kingdom Dance Championships

Angela Rippon introduces the first of four programmes this week from the Bournemouth International Centre, where tonight
Britain's Richard and Els Porter challenge many of the world's best competitors for the prestigious title -
Amateur Latin Champions. As a break from the intense competition, the World Professional Latin
Champions Donnie Burns and Gaynor Fairweather are in special cabaret.
Commentator CHARLES NOVE Musical director TONY EVANS
('Professional Modem Champion ' tomorrow, 11.15pm)


Introduces: Angela Rippon
Unknown: Els Porter
Unknown: Donnie Burns
Unknown: Gaynor Fairweather
Director: Tony Evans

: Advice Shop

Presented by Hugh Scully and Helen Madden.
A second chance to see the best from the recent series. This week, steel-framed houses - the dilemma of 20,000 former council tenants who've bought houses they now can't sell because of claims that they're defective.
And a look at how new social security rules will affect people on invalidity pension. Series editor CHRIS LENT (R) (e)
0 PROGRAMME NOTES: send a large 14p sae to [address removed]


Presented By: Hugh Scully
Presented By: Helen Madden.

: Weather

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