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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

Starting with 6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast
News every quarter hour.

: But First This ...

With Simon Parkin ,
Philippa Forrester and Esther McVey.
Around the World with Willy Fog Cartoon.


Unknown: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Esther McVey.

: Wildside

Environmental issues.
Today: abseiling, birdwatching, nuclear power and badgers.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

At the Tent Stop.

: Lassie

Canine adventures.

: Junior Pot Black

The fourth and final heat in the junior snooker knock-out competition. With Eamonn Holmes.
(The first semi-final will be next Wednesday on BBC2)


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes.

: Look, Stranger

Eat Oysters - Love
Longer. Former racing driver
Christopher Kerrison restores an ancient oyster fishery.


Unknown: Christopher Kerrison

: The Historyman

The Border Reivers. Bryan McNerney tells the story of the bloody wars between the English and the Scots.


Unknown: Bryan McNerney

: The Garden Party

Is horse racing a champagne industry on a lemonade budget? Sally Jones explores the traumas of the turf in today's edition of the summer magazine. Sir Robin Day is among the guests who join Paul Coia and Larry Sullivan in Glasgow's Botanic Gardens.


Unknown: Sally Jones
Unknown: Robin Day
Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: Larry Sullivan

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours


: Macgregor's Scotland

Jimmie Macgregor continues his walk along the Southern Upland Way. 2: Glen Trool to Benbrack Jimmie talks to a fish ranger about acid rain. (Rpt. Part 3 next Wednesday)


Unknown: Jimmie MacGregor
Unknown: Glen Trool
Talks: Benbrack Jimmie

: Racing

From Goodwood.
2.10 Oakley Apprentice Stakes (Handicap. 5f)
2.40 Schroder Investment Management Stakes (lm)
3.10 Prestige Stakes (7f)
3.40 Payne and Gunter Stakes (Handicap. Im4f)
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan ,
Jimmy Lindley and John Hanmer. With Julian Wilson. Producer Barbara Slater


Unknown: Gunter Stakes
Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Jimmy Lindley
Commentary By: John Hanmer.
Unknown: Julian Wilson.
Producer: Barbara Slater

: Lifeline

An appeal on behalf of the Community Development Foundation.
0 DONATIONS: see page 40

: Smoggies

With Andi Peters.
Cartoon fun.


Unknown: Andi Peters.

: Tricky Business

Aneight-part magical comedy drama series. 4: The magic shop has a dancing bear, wriggly maggots and an escaped monkey.
Written by Jim Bywater


Written By: Jim Bywater

: Newsround

News for children.

: Byker Grove

20-part children's drama series set in a youth club. 10: Julie lies to her Dad to get her own way with Gill.(Rpt. Part 11 1 next Tuesday)

: Neighbours

Melanie has a close encounter with a hotel guest. Gemma feels tired and emotional.
(For cast see Monday. Shown at 1.30pm)

: Six O'Clock News

John Humphrys and Moira Stuart with the latest news from BBC correspondents at home and abroad.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Wogan

Scottish pop group Simple
Minds take a break from their tour to meet Terry Wogan and perform their latest single Stand by Love, from the album Real Life.


Unknown: Terry Wogan

: Little and Large

More comedy with funny men Syd Little and Eddie Large. Pop singer Kim Wilde opens the show, or does she? Syd's World of Music has a definite
West Indian flavour and the local pub has been taken over by the Japanese. To finish the show off, Syd and Eddie join the Acromaniacs for some peripatetic physical movements. This week's special guests are
Kenny Lynch , Marty Wilde , Ellis Dale and pop group Then Jerico. Director Martin Shardlow
Producer Bill Wilson


Unknown: Syd Little
Unknown: Eddie Large.
Singer: Kim Wilde
Unknown: Kenny Lynch
Unknown: Marty Wilde
Unknown: Ellis Dale
Director: Martin Shardlow
Producer: Bill Wilson

: The Paul Daniels Magic Show

Another magical evening's entertainment with this repeat of the 1990 Christmas edition, the last in the present series. Special guests are the Great Bosconi, Peter Hartly ,
Chester Baker and Sakura.
With Debbie McGee.
Director/Producer Geoff Miles ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Unknown: Peter Hartly
Unknown: Chester Baker
Unknown: Debbie McGee.

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Madigan

American detective series starring Richard Widmark The Lisbon Beat. When a beautiful young woman distracts Madigan, a dangerous prisoner whom he is escorting back to New York is snatched from him.


Unknown: Richard Widmark
Del Sgt Dan Madigan: Richard Widmark
Jake Preesley: Weston Gavin
Bleak: Peter Vaughan
Ribeiro: David de Keyser
Eduardo: Damien Thomas

: Omnibus at the Proms

The King's Consort. In 1749, the first public rehearsal for
Handel's Musick for the Royal Fireworks caused a three-hour traffic jam. Keen to recapture the original fun and excitement - without the chaos - Robert King assembles a huge baroque orchestra in London's Royal
Albert Hall , including 20 oboes and 12 bassoons. Also in the programme is the Water
Music - written by Telemann. Presented by Nicholas Kenyon. See panel below. Director Mike Newman
Executive producer Jonathan Futford


Unknown: Robert King
Unknown: Albert Hall
Presented By: Nicholas Kenyon.
Director: Mike Newman
Producer: Jonathan Futford

: The Wicker Man

Mystery thriller starring
Christopher Lee
Edward Woodward
Britt Ekland
On the eve of his marriage, police sergeant Neil Howie is called away to the remote
Scottish island of Summerisle to investigate the disappearance of a young girl. He finds a strange society steeped in pagan rituals and sexual promiscuity, controlled by the island's seductive lord. The screenplay was written by Anthony Shaffer , who wrote the play Sleuth and screenplays for the films
Frenzy and Death on the Nile.
Director Robin Hardy
* FILMS: pages 25-33


Unknown: Christopher Lee
Unknown: Edward Woodward
Unknown: Britt Ekland
Written By: Anthony Shaffer
Director: Robin Hardy
Lord Summeriste: Christopher Lee
Sgl Neil Howie: Edward Woodward
Willow MacGregor: Britt Ekland
Miss Rose: Diane Cilento
Librarian: Ingrid Pitt
Daisy: Lesley MacKie
Schoolmaster: Walter Carr
Mrs May Morrison: Irene Sunders
Alder MaeGregor: Lindsay Kemp
Oak: Ian Campbell
Old fisherman: Kevin Collins
Old gardener: Aubrey Morris
Gravedigger: Aubrey Morris
Harbour Master: Russell Waters

: Weather

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