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: Breakfast News and Commonwealth Games

Steve Rider introduces the best of the overnight action from Auckland, with Games summaries from David Icke at 6.35, 7.35 and 8.35. The headlines on-screen at frequent intervals.
International, national and business news at 6.30, 7.00 and 8.00.
National and regional news summaries at 7.30 and 8.30.
Regional news and weather at 6.55 and 7.55.


Presenter: Steve Rider
Summariser: David Icke

: News, Weather followed by: Open Air

With Eamonn Holmes. Ring [number removed] with your opinions on last night's television.


Presenter: Eamonn Holmes

: Kilroy

Catch Robert Kilroy-Silk and his studio audience daily for topical talk and animated argument.
0 STUDIO AUDIENCE: to participate ring [number removed].


Unknown: Catch Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Simon Parkin and starting with

The Playbus stops today at The Tent Stop
Where Humphrey and Wobble Clown join Trish Cooke, Ricky Diamond, Liz Watts and Anthony Corriette to tell the story Wobble the Pop Star by Ricky Diamond. Producer ANNE REAY Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE
A Felgate production for BBCtv (R)


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Trish Cooke
Unknown: Ricky Diamond
Unknown: Liz Watts
Unknown: Anthony Corriette
Unknown: Ricky Diamond.
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Children's BBC: Roobarb: When the Pipes Call the Tune

Told by Richard Briers. (R)


Narrator: Richard Briers.
Written by: Grange Calveley
Animation: Bob Godfrey

: Five to Eleven

With Richard Pasco. Producer RALPH ROLLS
A Forge production for BBCtv


Unknown: Richard Pasco.

: News, Weather followed by: Open Air

Presented by Eamonn Holmes and Jayne Irving.
Today's programme includes a report from Michael Peschardt in New Zealand about how the Commonwealth Games action reaches our screens.


Presenter: Eamonn Holmes
Presenter: Jayne Irving.
Reporter: Michael Peschardt
Producer: Don Jones

: News, Weather followed by: Commonwealth Games

Helen Rollason introduces more action from Auckland, including badminton, weightlifting, gymnastics and bowls.
Ralph Dellor has the headline stories.


Introduces: Helen Rollason
Unknown: Ralph Dellor

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Neighbours

Todd and Katie are on the move again. Nick and Sharon mend their broken relationship.
(Cast page 30. Repeated at 5.35pm) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

: Till the End of Time

Starring Dorothy Maguire as Pat, Guy Madison as Cliff and Robert Mitchum as William
Cliff Harper, a discharged GI, returns to his hometown after spending four years with the Marines in the Pacific.
Disillusioned and aimless, he drifts into a relationship with the widow of a flyer whose love and understanding help him re-adjust to civilian life.
FILMS: page 18


Screenplay: Allen Rivkin
Based on the novel "They Dream of Home" by: Niven Busch
Producer: Dore Schary
Director: Edward Dmytryk
Pat: Dorothy McGuire
Cliff: Guy Madison
William: Robert Mitchum
Perry Kincheloe: Bill Williams
C.W. Harper: Tom Tully
Sgt Gunny Watrous: William Gargan
Helen Ingersoll: Jean Porter
Tommy: Johnny Sands
Pinky: Loren Tindall
Amy Harper: Ruth Nelson

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andy Crane and starting with

Is That a Fact?
Taking a look at legends.
4: Scotland: the Fairy Flag of the McCleods
Supersleuths: Children from Dunvegan Primary School, Isle of Skye.
COMPETITION: entries to: 'Is That a Fact?', [address removed]


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andy Crane
Research (Is That a Fact?): Dave Arthur
Producer (Is That a Fact?): Peter Charlton

: Bananaman

Mystery at the Old Mine written by Bernie Kay. With the voices of Tim Brooke-Taylor
Bill Oddie , Graeme Garden and Jill Shilling.
Producer TREVOR BOND Director TERRY WARD (R)


Written By: Bernie Kay.
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Jill Shilling.
Director: Terry Ward

: Alice through the Looking Glass

By Lewis Carroll , with illustrations by John Tenniel. 5: Queen Alice
Told for Jackanory by Peter Davison.


Unknown: Lewis Carroll
Illustrations By: John Tenniel.
Unknown: Peter Davison.
Producer: Angela Beectflng
Director: Christine Secombe

: The New Yogi Bear Show: Old Biter

For the Mother of the Year Picnic, Ranger Smith has trained his dog to stop Yogi's picnic-basket filching.

: Coppers and Co: 4: Higgerty Haggerty

By Terry Ravenscroft.
Starring David Copperfield with Sally Dewhurst and Antony Howes.

It's pantomime time with Wishee Washee and frogs and lucky safety pins and old Mrs Thingy and all! And that cuckoo clock is still causing problems. (R)


Writer: Terry Ravenscroft.
Presenter: David Copperfield
Unknown: Sally Dewhurst
Unknown: Antony Howes.
Unknown: Higgerty Haggerty
Unknown: Wishee Washee
Unknown: Mrs Thingy
Director: David Crichton
Producer: Judy Whitfield

: Newsround Extra

Graffiti is now a common sight in towns and cities across Britain. Many people see it as a growing problem that's nothing more than vandalism, but some see it as 'art'. Roger Finn investigates this controversial subject. Director PAUL DREWITT
Series producer NICK HEATHCOTE


Unknown: Roger Finn
Director: Paul Drewitt
Producer: Nick Heathcote

: Grange Hill

By David Angus.
8: Ronnie is alone, feeling lost, confused and quite depressed. She is looking down across the playground. (For cast see page 34)


Unknown: David Angus.
Wanda Wonder: Alwyne Taylor
Sheerluck Holmes: Dave Benson Phillips

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart present the day's news from home and abroad .
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Commonwealth Games Today

Desmond Lynam. The best moments from a busy day in Auckland.
Today's finals were:
Men's 100m Butterfly
Women's 200m Freestyle Men's 400 Medley
Women's 200m Breaststroke
Men's 4 x 200m Freestyle
Gold medals have been decided in both men's and women's springboard.
More medals have been won, this time in the women's team event.
Plus the rest of the day's news, including boxing, bowls and shooting.


Unknown: Desmond Lynam.

: Top of the Pops

The UK's top pop chart show brings you the latest countdown in sound and vision from the current Top 40 chart.
Introduced by Mark Goodier and Jakki Brambles.

Fast Forward: this week's issue includes a free 'Top of the Pops' sticker album and a pack of stickers featuring your favourite pop stars and DJs, available from newsagents, price 35p.


Presenter: Mark Goodier
Presenter: Jakki Brambles
Produced and directed by: Paul Ciani

: 'Allo 'Allo!

By Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft.
Edith's attempt to rescue
Ren6 and Leclerc is thwarted by the town convenience.
Produced by DAVID CROFT (R)


Unknown: Jeremy Lloyd
Unknown: David Croft.
Directed By: Martin Dennis
Produced By: David Croft
René: Gorden Kaye
Michelle: Kirsten Cooke
Leclerc: Jack Haig
Von Klinkerhoffen: Hilary Minster
Helga: Kim Hartman
Flick: Richard Gibson
Crabtree: Arthur Bostrom
Von Smallhausen: John Louis Mansi
Gruber: Guy Siner
Edith: Carmen Silvera
Yvette: Vicki Michelle
Mimi: Sue Hodge
Colonel: Richard Marner
Fanny: Rose Hill
Bertorelli: Gavin Richards
Denise: Moira Foot
Louise: Carole Ashby

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News.
Weekend Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Meryl Streep in Plenty

Continuing the season of major films featuring the acclaimed actress. Starring and
Susan Traheme has returned to Britain haunted by her experiences as a Resistance fighter in occupied France. Life after the war seems unbearably dull but Susan's rage against mediocrity is destined not only to damage her own life but to alter irreparably the lives of those around her.
Screenplay by DAVID HARE Directed by FRED SCHEPISI
(First showing on network television. Meryl Streep is in 'Heartburn' next Friday)
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Susan Traheme
Play By: David Hare
Directed By: Fred Schepisi
Susan Traherne: Meryl Streep
Raymond: Charles Dance
Alice Park: Tracey Ullman
Sir Leonard Darwin: John Gielgud
: Mick Sting
Sir Andrew: Ian McKellen
Lazar: Sam Neill
Mr Aung: Bert Kwouk
Mme Aung: Pik Sen Lim
Villon: Andre Maranne

: Commonwealth Games

Steve Rider introduces the best of the night's live action from Auckland, with the first chance for track and field athletes to shine. Highlights include:
12.00 Men's 100m Round 1
1.55 Men's 110m Hurdles -
2.25 Women's 100m - Heats
2.55 Men's 3,000m
Steeplechase - Heats
3.30 Men's Hammer Final Men's 100m Round 2
4.00 Men's 110m Hurdles Semi-finals
4.45 Women's 400m
5.05 Men's 400m Semi-finals
6.10 Men's 10,000m Final Commentators:
David Coleman , Ron Pickering , Brendan Foster and Paul Dickenson.
There are five more swimming finals at 3.30: Women's 400m Freestyle Men's 100m Freestyle
Women's 100m Backstroke Men's 200m Backstroke
Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Commentators: Hamilton
Bland and Andy Jameson.
There are more medals in the gymnastics arena, plus news of boxing, bowls, cycling and shooting.


Unknown: David Coleman
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Brendan Foster
Unknown: Paul Dickenson.
Unknown: Andy Jameson.

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