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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast News headlines or summaries every quarter hour.

: Rosemary Conley

Diet and Fitness Club A look at the benefits to health of diet and exercise and how to eat more and stay slim.
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: The Travel Show Guides

Istrian Peninsula -
Yugoslavia. Penny Junor and Matthew Collins present the facts about this popular holiday area and look at some of the major resorts.


Unknown: Matthew Collins

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Simon Parkin.
Playdays - the Playbus stops today at the Patch
Stop at Cannop Crossroads, in the Forest of Dean


Unknown: Simon Parkin.

: Humdingers

: Cricket: First Test

England v West Indies England faces a tough summer ahead with five Cornhill Insurance Test
Matches against the West Indies. In 1988, when they last visited, the West Indies won the series with four wins and one draw.
Tony Lewis introduces live coverage of the first morning's play from
Headingley. Commentary by Richie Benaud and Jack Bannister. Summaries by Raymond Illingworth and Geoffrey Boycott.
Executive producer Keith Mackenzie • COVER STORY: page 18 PICTURE STORY: page 61
Including at
10.55am News; Weather and Regional News; Weather
12.00 News; Weather and Regional News; Weather
12.55 Regional News; Weather


Introduces: Tony Lewis
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Jack Bannister.
Unknown: Raymond Illingworth
Unknown: Geoffrey Boycott.
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours

Harold is urged to enter local politics. Christina's attempts to impress Paul are doomed to failure.
Lochy is caught stealing. (For cast see Monday Repeated at 5.35pm)

: Cricket: First Test

England v West Indies Further live coverage of the first day's play in the First Test.
(Coverage continues on BBC2)

: Mick and Mac

With Simon Parkin.
A comedy series starring Michael Barrymore. With David Jarvis as Mac.
Better fix that light bulb.


Unknown: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Michael Barrymore.
Unknown: David Jarvis

: Happy Families

A children's drama.
2: Mr Creep wants to get Mickey's money. But his plans are often flawed. Based on the books by Allan Ahlberg and dramatised by Vicky Ireland


Unknown: Mr Creep
Unknown: Allan Ahlberg
Dramatised By: Vicky Ireland

: The Further Adventures of SuperTed

Cartoon adventures with the magical bear. There are plans to freeze the world and turn it into a giant ice rink.

: Bluebirds

A six-part children's drama.
1: Granville and his friends make a big mistake when they mug his granny's best friend. Written by Angela Ince and Shirley Lowe


Written By: Angela Ince
Written By: Shirley Lowe

: Newsround

The news for children.

: Blue Peter

Magazine programme for children with Yvette
Fielding, John Leslie and Diane-Louise Jordan.


Unknown: John Leslie
Unknown: Diane-Louise Jordan.
Unknown: John Leslie

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.

: Top of the Pops

Introduced by Mark Goodier. Director/Producer Michael Huril


Introduced By: Mark Goodier.
Producer: Michael Huril

: EastEnders

This week's episodes written by Charlie Humphreys
Pauline chases a secret.
(Teletext Subtitles: page 888)


Writer: Charlie Humphreys
Producer: Pat Sandys
Director: Leonard Lewis
Mark: Todd Carty
Gill: Susanna Dawson
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Phil: Steve McFadden
Grant: Ross Kemp
Sam: Danniella Westbrook
Ricky: Sid Owen
Pat: Pam st Clement
Frank: Mike Reid
Diane: Sophie Lawrence
Steve: Jeff Rawle
Kate: Hazel Wright
Eddie: Michael Melia
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Pete: Peter Dean
Violet: Lesley Clare O'Neill
Big Ron: Ron Tarr
Clyde: Steven Woodcock
Alfie Phillips: Johnny Shannon
Trainer: Dinny Powell
Billy: Tom Lucy

: Tomorrow's World

How wearing headphones could help British swimmers pick up medals at next summer's Olympics. And how a Hungarian inventor is using a tennis training device to fight fires. Also, the winners of the programme's quiz will be drawn, with prizes including watching a solar eclipse in Hawaii. With Judith Hann , Howard Stableford,
Kate Bellingham and Peter Macann. Producer Michael Mosley Editor Dana Purvis
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Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Kate Bellingham
Unknown: Peter MacAnn.
Producer: Michael Mosley
Editor: Dana Purvis

: On the Up

Bob Larbey's comedy about a self-made millionaire.
Starring Dennis Waterman, Joan Sims.

Tony's made the big time but Ruth looks as if she's finally moved out for good.
Picture Story: page 61
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)


Writer: Bob Larbey
Director/Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Tony Carpenter: Dennis Waterman
Mrs Wembley: Joan Sims
Ruth Carpenter: Judy Buxton
Sam: Sam Kelly
Maggie: Jenna Russell
Driver: David Warwick
Mrs Purvis: Jenny Lee
Stephanie Carpenter: Vanessa Hadaway
Mr Wostenholme: Kenneth Coombs

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Open All Hours

A comedy by Roy Clarke about a mean northern shopkeeper.
Starring Ronnie Barker, David Jason.

Greedy Arkwright gives Granville a difficult task.

(Teletext subtitles: page 888)


Writer: Roy Clarke
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Arkwright: Ronnie Barker
Granville: David Jason
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel: Lynda Baron
Mrs Featherstone: Stephanie Cole
Milkwoman: Barbara Flynn
Cyril: Tom Mennard
Mrs Parsloe: Frances Cox
Milk supervisor: Howard Crossley
Dog man: Frank Marlborough
Schoolboy: David Thackwray
Delivery man: Norman Robbins

: Question Time

Peter Sissons presents lively debate and discussion on the major events of the week before a studio audience.
Producer Mark McDonald
Editor James Hogan


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Producer: Mark McDonald
Editor: James Hogan

: HeartBeat

An American drama series set in a Los Angeles clinic for women.
Last Tango. Worried mother Susan Freeman brings her 2-week-old baby girl to the clinic for observation. Joanne is concerned because Susan's first baby died of heart problems and her second child seems to be showing similar symptoms.


Unknown: Susan Freeman
Joanne: Kate Mulgrew
Susan: Anne Curry
Leo: Ben Masters
Marilyn: Gail Strickland
Cory: Lynn Whitfield

: Cricket: First Test

England v West Indies Richie Benaud introduces highlights of the first day's play in the first Test from Headingley.


Introduces: Richie Benaud

: Weather

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