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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

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

: But First This ...

With Simon Parkin, Philippa Forrester and Esther McVey.

9.05 Around the World with Willy Fog

9.25 Hartbeat

10.00 News; Regional News; Weather

10.05 Playdays - the Patch Stop

10.30 Double Dare

10.50 The O Zone


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

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Peaceable Kingdom

Reunion. An orang-utan causes a rift between Rebecca and Jed.

: The Travel Show UK Mini Guides

Fowey in Cornwall.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: The Garden Party

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: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours

Dorothy decides Ramsay Street needs to be more safety conscious. Jim returns from New York with a new image.

: A Summer Journey

The Bristol Channel
Angela Rippon visits the port of Watchet, the medieval Cleeve Abbey, and Dunster Castle.


Unknown: Angela Rippon

: The Day I Met the Queen

The story of memorable meetings between subjects and their monarch. The Meikle twins were introduced to HM the Queen over a fence in the Borders. And when Steve Bond crashed his fruit and veg van into a tree, guess who came to the rescue?


Unknown: Steve Bond

: Cricket: Fourth Test

England v West Indies Further live coverage of the first day's play. With Tony Lewis.


Unknown: Tony Lewis.

: Cartoon

: Children's BBC

With Andi Peters.
The All New Popeye Show
Cartoon double-bill with the spinach-guzzling sailor. (R)

4.35pm Dizzy Heights
Second of a five-part children's comedy series set in an unusual hotel.
Featuring Alan Heap and Mick Wall as the owners, and Anna Madeley as the dancer. Written by Andy Walker (R)

5.00pm Newsround
The news for children.

5.10pm Record Breakers
This week: the world's fastest skateboarders, the Transworld Venture's cars that travelled round the globe in record time, and a comedian in Las Vegas who can't stop joking. Plus Max Bizzarro attempts the world's weirdest record while standing on his head.
Presented by Roy Castle , Cheryl Baker and Ron Reagan Jr.

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Top of the Pops

Introduced by Mark Goodier. Director/Producer Stanley Appel


Introduced By: Mark Goodier.

: EastEnders

Episode written by Barrie Shore
Peggy is still determined to stop Sam going to the church.
(Teletext Subtitles: page 888)


Writer: Barrie Shore
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Nick Cotton: John Altman
Fran: Mike Reid
Pat: Pam St Clement
Ricky: Sid Owen
Sam: Danniella Westbrook
Phil: Steve McFadden
Grant: Ross Kemp
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Ethel: Gretchen Franklin
Peggy: Jo Warne
Kevin: Colin McCormack
Vicar: Gareth Armstrong
Photographer: Brian Miller
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Mark: Todd Carty
Eddie: Michael Melia
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Pete: Peter Dean
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Hattie: Michelle Gayle
Council man: Martin Oldfield
Clyde: Steven Woodcock
Janine: Rebecca Michael

: Open All Hours

A comedy by Roy Clarke about a mean northern shopkeeper. Starring
Ronnie Barker
David Jason
Resolute behind his till,
Arkwright continues to pursue the two things he most desires: the voluptuous Nurse Gladys and cash.
Director/Producer Sydney Lotterby 0 VIDEO: 'Open All Hours', £9.99, from retailers.


Comedy By: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: David Jason
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Arkwright: Ronnie Barker
Granville: David Jason
Nurse Gladys Emanuel: Lynda Barron
Mrs Featherstone: ,stephanie Cole
Milkwoman: Barbara Flynn
Mrs Bickerdyke: Sandra Voe
Weird old person: Pat Kane
Mrs Parsloe: Frances Cox
Shopfitter: Joe Belcher

: The Lisa Maxwell Show

Thirty years ago, Herbert Gribble walked into Studio 9 at Television Centre and said 'one day a girl called Lisa will make a brilliantly funny series here!' He was, of course, completely wrong. This series was made in Studio 1.
Lisa Maxwell, the host of BBC2's No Limits rock show stars in her own comedy series filled with the kind of impressions and sketches that have delighted audiences of the Les Dennis Laughter Show and the Russ Abbot Show.


Comedian: Lisa Maxwell
Director/Producer: Geoff Miles

: Nine O'Clock News

Martyn Lewis presents the latest national and international news stories with the BBC's network of correspondents.
Regional News
Weather Ian McCaskill
9 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Play on One: Misterioso

Written by Alan Plater.
The first in a series of six new plays written for television. When Rachel discovers that the man she had always thought of as her father is not a blood relation, she embarks on a quest of self-discovery: a journey which leads her to London and the midnight moody world of jazz clubs and a man whose signature tune seems to be Misterioso, a bittersweet blues tune by Thelonius Monk.
Alan Plater , who has adapted his own novel for the screen, returns to the jazz background he used in his ITV series
The Beiderbecke Affair.
Producer Norman McCandlish Director John Glenister


Written By: Alan Plater.
Unknown: Alan Plater
Producer: Norman McCandlish
Director: John Glenister
Rachel: Suzan Sylvester
Paul: Jack Shepherd
John: Hugh Ross
Dawn: Eilldh Alexander
Will: David Michaels
Mike: Paul Stacey
Joan Glenn: Sharon Duce
Mr Jackson: Keith Marsh
Mrs Jackson: Margery Mason
Helen: Angela Douglas
Brian: Gawn Grainger
Sarah: Angela Morant
Gillian: Gabrielle Reidy
Stan: David Jackson
Pat: Valerie Buchanan
Young Ann: Rachel Ogilvy

: Spenser for Hire

American detective series.
Robert Urich
Spenser saves the life of a wise-cracking young amnesiac marked out by the mob.


Unknown: Robert Urich
Spencer: Robert Urich
Hawk: Avery Brooks
Rita Fiori: Carolyn McCormick
Sgt Frank Belson: Ron McLarty
Lt Martin Quirk: Richard Jaeckel
Bobby Olak: Patrick Breen
Ernest Galway: Paul Sparer

: Weather

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