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: Ceefax Pages

: Fairy Tales

With Simon Parkin. Starting with
Told by John Rhys Davies. Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Goldilocks stood very still, looked around and realised she was lost. Rumpelstiltskin. 'Could it be Longnose, Squinteyes, Potbelly or Wartface?' the queen cried, desperately trying to guess the dwarf's name.


Unknown: Simon Parkin.
Told By: John Rhys Davies.

: Timeless Tales

Rapunzel. Locked in a high tower by the wicked witch Scarlotta,
Rapunzel's beautiful long hair becomes a golden staircase for a prince.

: Touche Turtle

Cartoon adventures of a musketeer turtle.

: Lassie

Lassie saves the life of a new puppy.

: Ovide

The adventures of a duck-billed platypus.

: Defenders of the Earth

Ming plans to deliver Jedda Walker and her powerful necklace of Oros to an evil alien in return for a secret.

: Ipso Facto

First of five programmes this week in which children look at things of interest. Today: the advertising industry.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

The Playbus stops at the Why Bird Stop. Today's story is Louis and the Night Sky by Nicola Morgan. With
Simon Davies and Ellie Darvill.


Unknown: Simon Davies
Unknown: Ellie Darvill.

: Pinny's House

Animation. When Tom's new soldiers are buried in the sand, Pinny and Victor find a friendly crab to help.

: Bank Holiday Grandstand

Introduced by Bob Wilson.
Provisional Timetable
10.45 Cricket
12.55 Regional News; Weather
1.00 News; Weather
1.15 Neighbours
1.40 Cricket
3.00 Golf
England v West Indies for the Texaco Trophy One-Day International from Lord's.
England won the series
3-0 in 1988 but thanks to the weather it took two days to complete this match. Commentary by Richie Benaud ,
Jack Bannister , Ray Illingworth and Geoffrey Boycott.
(Further coverage at 3.00pm on BBC2)
Volvo PGA
Championships from Wentworth.
Nick Faldo's final round of 65 last year just failed to prevent him handing the title over to Australian
Mike Harwood. A prize of E83,000 awaits this year's winner. j Producer Martin Hopkins Editor John Philips
Including at
One O'Clock News
Followed by Weather
1.15-1.40pm Neighbours
(For cast see Wednesday. Repeated at 5.35pm)


Introduced By: Bob Wilson.
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Jack Bannister
Commentary By: Ray Illingworth
Commentary By: Geoffrey Boycott.
Unknown: Mike Harwood.

: Tom and Jerry Double Bill

Cartoon capers with Tom the cat and far from underdog mouse called Jerry.

: Neighbours

Caroline oversteps the mark trying to help Christina.
Harold is alarmed when the police appear to have incriminating evidence against him. Eddie dresses up as an Easter bunny and makes a disclosure to 'Caroline'.
(For cast see Wednesday. Shown at 1.15pm)

: SOS Number One Awards 1991

Phillip Schofield hosts this special awards show presented by the BBC in association with the Stars Organisation for Spastics and Number One magazine. Nominations for each of the nine awards were chosen by children. The votes have been counted and the results are in. So find out who has been voted this year's
Number One man and Number One woman. Which are the favourite entertainment and factual programmes on television? Who is the best dressed person or the top sports personality? Which is the Number One feature film or the top pop act? In addition HRH the Prince Edward will present the SOS special award to someone who has overcome a disability or helped the disabled in some way. Join Schofield and his special celebrity guests at the presentation ceremony.
Producer Angela Sharp
Executive producer Chris Bellinger
MAGAZINE: Number One magazine for the latest charts and pop news, every Wednesday, 60p from newsagents.
COVER STORY: page 18


Unknown: Phillip Schofield
Producer: Angela Sharp
Producer: Chris Bellinger

: Teen Wolf

Michael J Fox
James Hampton
Just an average guy in an average town, Scott Howard 's greatest wish is to be special. When puberty ends, his problems begin. An itch around the ears, an unintentional snarl or two are just some of the weird changes Scott is desperate to hide from his family and friends, as he becomes a teenage werewolf. Back to the Future and Hard
Way star Michael J Fox is the lycanthropic hero of this hugely successful comedy in which teenage dreams collide with hairy reality.
Director Rod Daniel
9 FILMS: pages 29-35


Unknown: Michael J Fox
Unknown: James Hampton
Unknown: Scott Howard
Unknown: Michael J Fox
Director: Rod Daniel
Scott Howard: Michael J Fox
Harold Howard: James Hampton
Boof: Susan Ursitti
Stiles: Jerry Levine
Lewis: Matt Adler
Pamela: Lorie Griffin
Mr Thorne: , Jim MacKrell
Mick: Mark Arnold
Coach Finstock: Jay Tarses

: Birds of a Feather: Mice

A comedy series starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson.
When Tracey arranges a party to sell perfume, she persuades Dorien to supply the guests and Sharon to clean the house. But Sharon discovers some gatecrashers - mice!
Episode written by Gary Lawson and John Phelps
An Alomo production for BBCtv
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)


Writer: Gary Lawson
Writer: John Phelps
Director: Charlie Hanson
Series Producer: Nic Phillips
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph
Mr Adams: Andrew Dunford

: Main News

With Michael Buerk. Regional News
Weather Ian McCaskill
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Dragnet

Film. First showing on network television.
Starring Dan Aykroyd, Tom Hanks

When Los Angeles is confronted with a series of bizarre crimes, Detective Joe Friday and his uncoventional new partner Pep Streebek have only one clue - cards left at the scene bearing the name PAGAN - people against goodness and normalcy. Those are 'just the facts' in this fast-moving comedy thriller featuring the stars of Ghostbusters and Big.
Barry Norman: page 28


Screenplay: Dan Aykroyd
Director: Tom Mankiewicz
Det Sgt Joe Friday: Dan Aykroyd
Pep Streebek: Tom Hanks
Rev Whirley: Christopher Plummer
Gannon: Harry Morgan
Connie Swail: Alexandra Paul
Emil Muzz: Jack O'Halloran
Jane Kirkpatrick: Elizabeth Ashley
Jerry Caesar: Dabney Coleman

: All Star Swing Festival

Starring Count Basie, Dave Brubeck, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie,
Lionel Hampton and Earl Hines.
There's jazz and blues from New York's famous Lincoln Center as the legends of the big band and swing era assemble for a superstar jam; session. Numbers include
It Don't Mean a Thing, j Moonglow, Body and Soul, Lady Be Good and Take Five.


Unknown: Dave Brubeck
Unknown: Ella Fitzgerald
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie
Unknown: Lionel Hampton
Unknown: Earl Hines.

: Balloon

Last in the series.
Albuquerque, New Mexico, is now acknowledged as the ' balloon capital of the world. ; It's here that Sue Beardsmore brings the BBC balloon to end her summer in the skies. i Producer David Nelson


Producer: David Nelson

: Weather j

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