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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

Starting with 6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast

: But First This....

With Simon Parkin, Philippa Forrester and Esther McVey.

9.05 Around the World with Willy Fog

9.35 Knowhow

10.00 News; Regional News and Weather

10.05 Playdays - the Tent Stop

10.25 Lassie - canine tales


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

American family drama. The Ashton Street Gang David and his friends intercept a sinister car phone conversation, which leads them to a suspicious new couple in the neighbourhood.

: The Historyman

NCU/TheLion'sDen, new Warkworth Castle Bryan McNerney visits Warkworth Castle in Northumberland. An immensely strong fortification, it also boasts a 14th-century cliffside hermitage which is only accessible by boat.


Unknown: Bryan McNerney

: The Garden Party

Magazine programme from the Botanic Gardens, Glasgow.
Pop singer Midge Ure, who has recently released Pure, his first solo album in three years, is a guest on today's show. Rolf Harris takes time out from performing in Edinburgh to show some youngsters how to draw cartoons, and David Scheel presents his regular satirical look at the past week's news. With Paul Coia, Sally Jones and Larry Sullivan.


Singer: Midge Ure
Unknown: Rolf Harris
Unknown: David Scheel
Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: Sally Jones
Unknown: Larry Sullivan.

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours


: Khartoum

Historical saga starring Charlton Heston
Laurence Olivier Sudan, 1883: a British general and his troops are massacred by a fanatical religious leader, known as the Mahdi. Unwilling to risk another possible massacre at Khartoum,
Prime Minister Gladstone sends the renowned
General Charles Gordon to supervise the evacuation of the city.
Screenplay by Robert Ardrey Director Basil Dearden
• FILMS: pages 27.32


Unknown: Charlton Heston
Unknown: Laurence Olivier
Unknown: General Charles Gordon
Play By: Robert Ardrey
Gen Gordon: Charlton Heston
The Mahdi: Laurence Olivier
Col Stewart: Richard Johnson
Mr Gladstone: Ralph Richardson
Sir Evelyn Baring: Alexander Knox
Khaleel: Johnny Sekka
Gen Wolseley: Nigel Green
Lord Granville: Michael Hordern
Zobeir Pasha: Zia Mohyeddin

: Children's BBC

With Andi Peters.

Cartoon fun. (Repeat)


Unknown: Andi Peters.

: Tricky Business

An eight-part magical comedy drama series.
2: Magic boxes, vanishing cabinets, secrets and silks; but what's in Mr Sadd 's box?
Written by Jim Bywater


Unknown: Mr Sadd
Written By: Jim Bywater

: Newsround

News for children.

: Byker Grove

20-part children's drama series set in a youth club. 6: Who is the thief at
Byker Grove? Geoff sets a trap. It's Gill's big day, but will he get the job at the sports car garage? (Rpt. Part 7 next Tuesday)

: Neighbours

Kerry and Beverly are involved in a serious disagreement over childbirth.

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.

: Wogan

Conversation and entertainment with Terry Wogan and his guests live from the Television Centre.


Unknown: Terry Wogan

: Little and Large

More comedy with funny men Syd Little and Eddie Large.
Syd meets the heart-throb of the moment Jason Donovan , or does he? McGuiness and McLager Removers, 'Nothing too Little or too Large', get involved with a statue. Much to Eddie's amazement, Syd has decided to entertain one of his fans and the evening has surprising results. And Syd's Round-the-World Music Spot comes from the romantic city of Paris. This week's special guest is actress Carmen Silvera from 'Alb, 'Allo!
Featuring Sheila Bernette , Eli Woods and Bunny Losh. Director/Producer David Taylor
Executive producer Bill Wilson 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Unknown: Syd Little
Unknown: Eddie Large.
Unknown: Jason Donovan
Unknown: Carmen Silvera
Unknown: Sheila Bernette
Unknown: Eli Woods
Unknown: Bunny Losh.
Producer: David Taylor
Producer: Bill Wilson

: The Paul Daniels Magic Show

Another magical evening's entertainment with Paul Daniels. Special guests include American pool wizard
Gene Catron , and Buster Merryfield from Only Fools and Horses. Featuring Debbie McGee. Director/Producer Geoff Miles ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Unknown: Paul Daniels.
Unknown: Gene Catron
Unknown: Buster Merryfield
Unknown: Debbie McGee.

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Madigan

American detective series starring
Richard Widmark
The Manhattan Beat.
Dan Madigan , a tough New York city detective with his own ideas about police work, is assigned a new partner who is straight out of college.
● PICTURE STORY: page 61


Unknown: Richard Widmark
Unknown: Dan Madigan
Det Sgt Dan: .Rlchard W .Idmark
Norman Fields: Ronny Cox
Charlie Kane: Murray Hamilton
Tony Lakka TONY: Lo Bianca
Joey Lakka JAMES: J Sloyan

: Omnibus at the Proms

Conductors All. In a few short months, Mark Wigglesworth has come to the fore as one of Britain's most dynamic young conductors. Winner of the 1989 Kondrashin Competition and recently appointed as Associate Conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the age of 26, he now makes his Proms debut with a performance of Bartok's
Music for Percussion, Strings and Celesta. Robert Ziegler , tonight's presenter and himself a conductor, also meets the venerable Polish composer Witold Lutoslawski , who conducts his new work, a song-cycle called Chantefleurs et Chantefables.
Norwegian soprano
Solveig Kringlebotn is the soloist with the BBC Symphony Orchestra. See panel below. Director Hilary Boulding
Executive producer Jonathan Fulford


Unknown: Mark Wigglesworth
Unknown: Robert Ziegler
Unknown: Witold Lutoslawski
Soprano: Solveig Kringlebotn
Director: Hilary Boulding
Producer: Jonathan Fulford

: Mongo's Back in Town

Thriller starring Joe Don Baker
Sally Field
Telly Savalas
Mongo Nash is a killer - a ruthless, efficient professional. So when he turns up in his old home town, the local cops are justifiably worried. Based on a novel written by a convicted murderer while serving time in Minnesota State Prison.
Director Marvin Chomsky * FILMS: pages 27-32


Unknown: Joe Don Baker
Director: Marvin Chomsky
Mongo Nash: Joe Don Baker
Vikki: Sally Field
Tolstad: Telly Savalas
Angel: Anne Francis
Gordon: Martin Sheen
Mike Nash: Charles Cioffi
Freddie: Ned Glass
Rocco: Johnny Haymer
Kanole: Harry Basch
Owl Eyes: Howard Dayton
Trembles: Angelo Rossito

: Weather

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