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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

Starting with 6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast
Business and financial news.
Followed at 7.00 by the morning news programme.
Headlines or news summaries every quarter hour.
Business news 7.12, 7.40,
8.12,8.40.
Sport 7.23, 7.50, 8.23, 8.50. Weather, regional and traffic
6.55, 7.25, 7.55, 8.25, 8.55. Editor Bob Wheaton

Contributors

Editor: Bob Wheaton

: But First This....

With Simon Parkin, Philippa Forrester and Esther McVey.

9.05 Pinocchio

9.25 Why Don't You.. ?

10.00 News; Regional News and Weather

10.05 Playdays - the Why Bird Stop

10.30 The Muppet Babies

Contributors

Presenter (But First This…): Simon Parkin
Presenter (But First This…): Philippa Forrester
Presenter (But First This…): Esther McVey

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Our House

Candles and Shadows
On a dare, David rides his bicycle down a steep bluff and is severely injured. With guest star Patrick Duffy (of Dallas fame).

Contributors

Unknown: Patrick Duffy

: The Travel Show Traveller

John Thirlwell visits the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland.

Contributors

Unknown: John Thirlwell

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: The Garden Party

The magazine programme from the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow is back for the next eight weeks. Today David BeUamy explores the mysteries of parklands;
Glynn Christian brings the Italian touch to his kitchen in the garden; and London Beat introduce their new song for summer.
Presented by Paul Coia , Debbie Greenwood and Denis Tuohy.
0 PICTURE STORY: page 46

Contributors

Unknown: David Beuamy
Unknown: Glynn Christian
Presented By: Paul Coia
Presented By: Debbie Greenwood
Presented By: Denis Tuohy.

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours

0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

: The Ornamental Kitchen Garden

In the first of six programmes,
Geoff Hamilton shows how a modern garden can be productive as well as attractive.
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Geoff Hamilton

: Racing

From Down Royal.
2.30 Eastwood Organisation 'Ireland's Leading Bookmaker' Hurdle (2m)
3.00 Ulster Harp Derby (1m 4f)
3.30 Northern Ireland Tourist Board Oaks (I m 21
4.00 Volvo Flat Race (2m) Producer Malcolm Kemp

Contributors

Producer: Malcolm Kemp

: Rupert

With Andi Peters.
Cartoon based on Alfred Bestall's stories.

Contributors

Unknown: Andi Peters.

: New: Lassie

While Will is competing in a bicycle race, Lassie gives birth to her litter of puppies.
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

: Defenders of the Earth

Cartoon. (Repeat)

: Newsround

The news for children with Juliet Morris.

Contributors

Unknown: Juliet Morris.

: The Lowdown: Stand Up

The first of six real-life stories about children today, told by children themselves.
Today's programme follows 14-year-old Alex [text removed] as he performs his comedy routine at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and watches Paul [text removed] in action on Glasgow's comedy circuit. Also appearing are
Norman Lovett of Red Dwarf, Richard Curtis of Blackadder, and comedians Jeremy Hardy and Emo Philips.
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Alex [text removed]
Unknown: Paul [text removed]
Unknown: Norman Lovett
Unknown: Richard Curtis
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy

: Neighbours

Cody and Todd share a love that dare not speak its name.
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Madge Bishop: Anne Charleston
Harold Bishop: Ian Smith
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Beverly Marshall: Shaunna O'Grady
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Des Clarke: Paul Keane
Todd Landers: Kristlan Schmid
Sharon Davies: Jessica Muschamp
Joe Mangel: Mark Little
Kerry Bishop: Linda Hartley
Matthew Robinson: Ashley Paske
Melissa Jarrett: Jade Amenta
Melanie Pearson: Lucinda Cowden
Lochy: Amber Kilpatrick
Caroline Alessi: Gillian Blakeney
Christina Alessi: Gayle Blakeney
Josh Anderson: Jeremy Angerson
Ryan McLachlan: Richard Norton
Dorothy Burke: Maggie Dence
Euan O'Brien: Peter Sumner
Eddie Buckingham: Bob La Castra
Toby Mangel: Ben Geurens
Derek Wilcox: John Frawley
Candice Hopkins: Rachel Bacon
Cody Willis: Amelia Frid

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather Ian McCaskill

Contributors

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

: Newsroom South East

Presented by Guy Michelmore and Louise Batchelor with sport from Michael Wale. Editor Fiona Chesterton
* REGIONAL PROGRAMME

Contributors

Presented By: Guy Michelmore
Presented By: Louise Batchelor
Unknown: Michael Wale.
Editor: Fiona Chesterton

: Wogan

Tonight Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn, one of Hollywood's happiest couples, talk to Terry Wogan. And pop singer Beverley Craven performs Holding On. Producer Jane O'Brien
Executive producer Peter Estall

Contributors

Unknown: Kurt Russell
Unknown: Terry Wogan.
Singer: Beverley Craven
Producer: Jane O'Brien
Producer: Peter Estall

: Them and Us

Craig Charles brings his humorous eye to bear on the battles we all face in life against 'them'. Tonight: would-be girl guide Abigail Wright , who was refused membership because she didn't believe in God; and Jan McHugh 's 'nightmarish' experience with obscene phone calls.
Series producer Sue Bourne Editor David Pearson
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Craig Charles
Unknown: Abigail Wright
Unknown: Jan McHugh
Editor: David Pearson

: Takeover Bid

Starring Bruce Forsyth
The final programme of the series where contestants play Fact or Fib, Crazy Cryptics and Star Spin in the hope that one of them will win tonight's star prize. With Claire Sutton. Director/Producer David Taylor
0 CONTESTANTS: to take part in the next series of Takeover Bid, send an sae to [address removed] TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Bruce Forsyth
Unknown: Claire Sutton.
Producer: David Taylor

: Birds of a Feather: Parting

A comedy series starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson.

Sharon is faced with an impossible choice when her husband Chris tells her he is seriously ill.
An Alomo production for BBCtv
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)

Contributors

Writer: Gary Lawson
Writer: John Phelps
Director/Producer: Nic Phillips
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph
Darryl: Alun Lewis
Chris: Peter Polycarpou
Prison warder: Stanford Calaman
Policeman: Phil Atkinson

: Nine O'Clock News

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

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Panorama

The Battle for Britain's
Defences
As Britain's armed forces wait to hear who's going to be on the receiving end of the government's military cutbacks, David Dimbleby chairs a special debate on the future of our defences. Is a leaner, meaner force the right answer or did the Gulf War prove that it could be dangerous to give up the traditional strengths of our army, navy and airforce?
Executive producer Alexandra Henderson Editor Mark Thompson

Contributors

Unknown: David Dimbleby
Producer: Alexandra Henderson
Editor: Mark Thompson

: Law and Order

American police and courtroom drama series.
Life Choice. The right to choose and the right to life: emotive issues come into the glare of publicity when an explosion at an abortion clinic claims the life of a young woman. Suspicion falls on an anti-abortion pressure group, but both policemen and lawyers find themselves struggling with their own moral views on the matter.

: Operation Raleigh

The first of six films following young people on an expedition which provides a chance to live and work with communities all over the world.
The Mountain. A young engineer from London
Underground who has never been out of England leads a team up a glacier in the mountains of southern Chile.
The contrast between his normal urban life and these totally alien surroundings gives him a very different perspective on life. Director Molly Dineen
Series producer Belinda Allen 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Director: Molly Dineen
Producer: Belinda Allen

: Who Cares Now?

Seven films about caring for an older person.
Edge of Care. Most elderly people are able to look after themselves and want to stay independent. But, as more and more of us live to a ripe old age so more and more families are having to decide how best to care for elderly relatives who are becoming infirm. In an age of community care, what are the options?
Presented by Jonathan Miller. Producer Tony Matthews
0BOOK: same title, 11.00, from BBC Education, London W 12 7RJ.
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Presented By: Jonathan Miller.
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Weather









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