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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

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

: Athletics

Further live coverage from Tokyo.
8.55* Men's 1500m first round
9.35* Women's 200m second round
10.10* Women's 100m hurdles semi-final
10.40* Men's 110m hurdles final
11.00* Women's 400m hurdles final
11.20* Men's 3,000m steeplechase semi-finals
12.20* Men's 400m final
12.35* Men's 5,000m first round Britain's hurdlers will be aiming for world championship recognition this morning, with Colin Jackson and Tonyjarrett hoping to beat defending champion Greg Foster and the on-form Renaldo Nehemiah. Plus British trio Peter Elliott ,
Steve Cram and Matthew Yates begin their 1500m challenge today.
Commentary by David Coleman , Paul Dickenson , Brendan Foster and Stuart Storey.
With Desmond Lynam. 0 PICTURE STORY: page 56
Including at
10.00*, 11.00* and 12.00*
News and Weather and Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Colin Jackson
Unknown: Greg Foster
Unknown: Renaldo Nehemiah.
Unknown: Peter Elliott
Unknown: Steve Cram
Unknown: Matthew Yates
Commentary By: David Coleman
Commentary By: Paul Dickenson
Commentary By: Brendan Foster
Commentary By: Stuart Storey.
Unknown: Desmond Lynam.

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours


: Macgregor's Scotland

A six-part journey along the Southern Upland Way. 4: Moffat to Traquair
Today's trek covers the wild and lonely route to Craigmichan Scar and leads to Ettrick Water - home of shepherd poet
James Hogg. Then a climb to St Mary's Loch, and an estate planted for the benefit of wildlife.


Unknown: Craigmichan Scar
Unknown: James Hogg.

: Till the End of Time

Post-war drama starring Robert Mitchum
When Cliff Harper comes home disillusioned after four years with the Marines, he drifts into a relationship with a widow.
Films: pages 27-33


Director: Edward Dmytryk
William Tabeshaw: Robert Mitchum
Pat Ruscomb: Dorothy McGuire
Cliff Harper: Guy Madison
Perry Kincheloe: Bill Williams
C W Harper: Tom Tully
Sgt Watrous: William Gargan
Helen lngersoll: Jean Porter
Tommy: Johnny Sands
Pinky: Loren Tindall

: Cartoon

: Children's BBC

With Andi Peters.

The All New Popeye Show
Cartoon double bill. (Repeat)


Presenter (children's BBC): Andi Peters

: Alfonso Bonzo

Comedy-drama in six parts about a boy who discovers incredible swapping powers.
2: There's a presentation to be done, but nothing to present while the mouse project is in the bag.
Written by Andrew Davies


Written By: Andrew Davies

: Newsround

The news for children.

: Record Breakers

In the last programme of the series Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker reveal the winner of the competition to design the cover of the new Guinness Book of Records.
Ron Reagan Jr rides a wild roller-coaster, and there's athletics with Carl Lewis. Jean Boht, Bonnie Langford, Michael Groth and Mark Curry join other stars and dancers from all over
Britain to form a chorus line in aid of charity.


Unknown: Roy Castle
Unknown: Cheryl Baker
Unknown: Ron Reagan Jr
Unknown: Carl Lewis
Unknown: Jean Boht
Unknown: Bonnie Langford
Unknown: Michael Groth
Unknown: Mark Curry

: Neighbours

Harold is wary of a stranger in the Coffee Shop.


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: Kristian Schmid
Joe Mangel: Mark Little
Kerry Bishop: Linda Hartley
Matthew Robinson: Ashley Paske
Melissa Jarrett: Jade Amenta
Melanie Pearson: Lucinda Cowden
Caroline Alessi: Gillian Blakeney
Christina Alessi: Gayle Blakeney
Josh Anderson: Jeremy Angerson
Ryan McLachlan: Richard Norton
Dorothy Burke: Maggie Dence
Eddie Buckingham: Bob La Castra
Toby: Mangel Bengeurens
Clarrie McLachlan: Fred Parslow
Gemma Ramsay: Beth Buchanan
Rosemary Daniels: Joy Chambers
Diane Beaumont: Jennifer Robinson

: Six O'Clock News

Presented by Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey.
Weather Ian McCaskill


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

: Top of the Pops

Introduced by Mark Goodier. Director/Producer Stanley Appel
● SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST: Radio 1 ● MAGAZINE: Number One magazine, available every Wednesday. 60p from newsagents.


Introduced By: Mark Goodier.

: EastEnders

Sharon's fight to regain her job goes to an industrial tribunal.
Episode written by Andrew Holden
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)


Writer: Andrew Holden

: Athletics

Highlights of today's competition from Tokyo in the World Athletics Championships. Britain has genuine medal prospects with Colin Jackson and Tony Jarrett in the 110m hurdles, Roger Black in the 400m and Sally Gunnell in the 400m hurdles. Also Soviet world record holder Sergey Bubka is expected to win his third successive pole vault title. Introduced by Desmond Lynam and David Moorcroft.


Unknown: Colin Jackson
Unknown: Tony Jarrett
Unknown: Roger Black
Unknown: Sally Gunnell
Unknown: Sergey Bubka
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Introduced By: David Moorcroft.

: The Lisa Maxwell Show

The last in the comedy series. Muriel Gray investigates the semiotics of 19th-century Lebanese toe-painting and Lisa Maxwell asks 'Is that girl brainy or what?!'
Director/Producer Geoff Miles


Unknown: Muriel Gray
Unknown: Lisa Maxwell

: Nine O'Clock News

With Andrew Harvey. Regional News
Weather Ian McCaskill
* NEWS BY TELEPHONE: BBC News can be heard between 5.00am and 8.00pm by dialling 0[number removed]. Calls are charged at 34p per minute cheap rate. 45p at all other times.
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Play on One: Effie's Burning

The last in a series of new plays written for television. Starring Paula Tilbrook, Phyllis Logan, Gordon Jackson
The medical burns unit sees a lot of strange cases, but none stranger than Effie, who claims her burns are the result of spontaneous combustion. Phyllis Logan, known as Lovejoy's Lady Jane, makes her second appearance in the current series of Play on One. Written by Valerie Windsor. See panel below.


Writer: Valerie Windsor
Producer: Tom Kinninmont
Director: Nigel Evans
Effie: Paula Tilbrook
Dr Ruth Kovacs: Phyllis Logan
Drjessop Brown: Gordon Jackson

: Capital News

An American drama series about the staff and stories of a hectic Washington newspaper. Starring Lloyd Bridges
Blues for Mr White. Troubled by the growing romance between Redmond and Anne,
Doreen announces her plans to go to South America to follow a drugs shipment. Miles is in deep with his loan shark.
Former Hollywood child star Jackie Cooper , more recently seen in the role of Clark Kent 's editor in Superman, stars as a wealthy businessman.


Unknown: Lloyd Bridges
Unknown: Jackie Cooper
Unknown: Clark Kent
Jo Jo Turner: Lloyd Bridges
Anne McKenna: Helen Slater
Clay Gibson: Michael Woods
John Charles Dodd: Jackie Cooper
Redmond Dunne: William Russ
Miles Plato: Kurt Fuller
Edison King: Mark Blum
Doreen Duncan: Jenny Wright

: Toto in Paris

The American supergroup recorded in concert. Including their hits Africa, Rosanna and Hold the Line. Director John G Smith
A White Rabbit production for BBCtv


Director: John G Smith

: Weather

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