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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

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

: Health UK

How can you get the best from your GP or pharmacist? Martyn Lewis fnds out.


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: Comic Roots

Architecture, poetry, art and music were the formative influences on the aesthete known to millions as Kenneth Williams : the slum architecture of St Pancras where he grew up; the liquid poetry of his gran's fruity anecdotes; the art of the Marcel wave practised by his hairdresser father; and the musical knees-up of 'The Boot'.


Unknown: Kenneth Williams

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Children's BBC

With Simon Parkin.
10.05 Playdays - the Playbus stops at the Patch Stop (Rpt)
10.25 Jimbo and the Jet Set (Rpt)


Unknown: Simon Parkin.

: Horseback

Conformation. Stewart Hastie , a veterinary surgeon from
Buckingham, talks about the physique of the horse, and shows how various breeds are suitable to particular tasks.


Unknown: Stewart Hastie

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: The High Chaparral: Lady Fair

Classic western series.

Buck Cannon (Cameron Mitchell) is smitten with a woman who runs a struggling freight company. He offers her both his aid and his hand. (Rpt)


Buck Cannon: Cameron Mitchell

: The Travel Show Traveller

John Thirlwell 's personal view of Benidorm.


Unknown: John Thirlwell

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Cricket: Third Test

England v West Indies Further live coverage of the third Cornhill
Insurance Test from Trent Bridge. Executive producer Keith Mackenzie


Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours

Eddie's idea to aid
Madge's campaign results in the Bishops becoming the talk of the town. (For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: Wimbledon 91

Live from the All England Club, the Ladies' Singles semi-finals.

: Children's BBC

With Andi Peters.

The All New Popeye Show
Cartoon adventures of the spinach eating sailor. (R)

: Bluebirds

Part 5 of a six-part children's drama about some children trying to make their estate a better place. With
Barbara Windsor , Sheila Steafel and Lance Percival. Written by Angela Ince and Shirley Lowe.


Unknown: Barbara Windsor
Unknown: Sheila Steafel
Unknown: Lance Percival.
Written By: Angela Ince
Written By: Shirley Lowe.

: Newsround

The news for children.

: Record Breakers

Spectacular bedmaking under the watchful eye of Casualty's Staff Nurse Duffin - Cathy Shipton. Hosted by Roy Castle , Cheryl Baker and Ron Reagan Jr.


Unknown: Cathy Shipton.
Unknown: Roy Castle
Unknown: Cheryl Baker
Unknown: Ron Reagan Jr.

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Top of the Pops

The UK's longest-running pop chart show.
With Gary Davies.


Presenter: Gary Davies.
Director/Producer: Stanley Appel

: EastEnders

This week's episodes written by Deborah Cook
Time is running out for the Butchers and the Mitchells - Ricky and Sam are not the only people who have disappeared.
Drama: page 6
(Teletext Subtitles: page 888)


Writer: Deborah Cook
Producer: Corinne Hollingworth
Director: Terry Iland
Sam: Danniella Westbrook
Ricky: Sid Owen
Pat: Pam St Clement
Frank: Mike Reid
Gary: Alex Wright
Jane: Siobhan Hayes
Phil: Steve McFadden
Grant: Ross Kemp
Kevin: Colin McCormack
Peggy: Jo Warne
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Eddie: Michael Melia
Marcus Christie: Stephen Churchett
Registrar: Barbara Horne
Landlady: Maureen O'Reilly
Clerk: Peter McMichael
Mechanic: Douglas McFerran

: Bellamy Rides Again

The fourth of six programmes examining the elemental cycles vital to life.
The Phosphorus Cycle. David Bellamy dances his way through an aerobics class to show how phosphorus helps turn food into energy. Then he sits in the smallest room demonstrating the way that phosphorus from all over the world enters his own short-term economy and leaves it on a one-way trip to the sea. Phosphorus, says David Bellamy , must be recycled before it all goes the same way.
Producer John Percival
0 BOOKLET: a support booklet accompanying this series, price £2.50. is available from, [address removed] NATURE: page 1


Unknown: David Bellamy
Unknown: David Bellamy
Producer: John Percival

: On the Up

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

Tony wants to throw a big birthday party for his mother, but she doesn't seem too keen on the idea and neither do the guests. Meanwhile, Maggie's dad is causing her concern.

(Teletext subtitles: page 888)


Writer: Bob Larbey
Director/Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Tony Carpenter: Dennis Waterman
Sam: Sam Kelly
Mrs Wembley: Joan Sims
Maggie: Jenna Russell
Mum: Dora Bryan
Barry: Bunny May
Joanne: Deborah Leighton
Florist: Louise Papillon
Maggie's dad: Derek Anders
George: Charles Rea
Edie: Julia Nelson
Albert: Ronald Nunnery

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk. Regional News
Weather Suzanne Charlton
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 , Lynda Baron Arkwright plots to arouse Nurse Gladys's passion by making her jealous. But his advert for a housekeeper does not have the desired effect.
Director/Producer Sydney Lotterby • TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Comedy By: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: David Jason
Unknown: Lynda Baron
Arkwright: Ronnie Barker
Granville: David Jason
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel: Lynda Baron
Mrs Featherstone: Stephanie Cole
Michelle: Jean Warren
Girl: Gilly Coman

: Today at Wimbledon

Harry Carpenter introduces the best action from this afternoon's ladies' semi-finals.
Plus a look ahead to tomorrow's men's semi-finals in the company of one of the game's legendary figures.


Introduces: Harry Carpenter

: HeartBeat

An American drama series set in a women's clinic.
Confidentially Yours. Marilyn undergoes an emotional struggle when a patient refuses to take her medicine for leukaemia. With a guest appearance by British actress Samantha Eggar.
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Samantha Eggar.
Marilyn: Gail Strickland
Claire: Samantha Eggar
Joanne: Kate Mulgrew
Leo: Ben Masters
Patty: Gina Hecht
Eve: Laura Johnson

: By-election Special

The Labour candidate faces a challenge from the Broad Left in the Merseyside seat of Walton following the death of Eric Heffer. David Dimbleby presents the declaration live and analyses its implications. Editor Peter Horrocks


Unknown: Eric Heffer.
Unknown: David Dimbleby
Editor: Peter Horrocks

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