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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

: Athletics

Live coverage of the World Championships from Tokyo. Presented by Desmond Lynam.
9.00* Women's 200m semi-final
9.30* Men's long jump final
9.30* Men's 1500m semi-final
9.50* Women's 100m hurdles final
10.15* Men's 5,000m semi-final
11.05* Women's 10,000m final
11.55* Women's 200m final
12.15* Decathlon 1500m
There are five gold medals up for grabs today, with Scotland's
Liz McColgan leading the British challenge in the women's 10,000m. Her single-minded approach brought her a silver medal in the Seoul Olympics.
The Dundee-born runner has since had a baby, but she approached the World Championships in ideal fashion by winning the 3,000m at the Weltklesse Grand Prix in Zurich earlier this month. It is the semi-final stage in the men's 1500m, with Peter Elliott , Steve Cram , who is rapidly improving after injury, and Matthew Yates looking to progress to
Sunday's final. The men's long jump final features a man unbeaten in ten years and nearly 70 competitions, Carl Lewis.
Including at
10.00*, 11.00* and 12.00*
News and Weather and Regional News; Weather 0 SPORT: page 6

Contributors

Presented By: Desmond Lynam.
Unknown: Liz McColgan
Unknown: Peter Elliott
Unknown: Steve Cram
Unknown: Matthew Yates
Unknown: Carl Lewis.

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours

0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

: Captain from Castile

A swashbuckling romantic adventure starring Tyrone Power Jean Peters
Cesar Romero
Fleeing from the tyranny of the Spanish Inquisition, a young nobleman joins the conquistadors of Hernan Cortez as they triumphantly sweep through Mexico.
Director Henry King
0 FILMS: pages 27-33

Contributors

Unknown: Tyrone Power
Unknown: Jean Peters
Unknown: Cesar Romero
Unknown: Hernan Cortez
Director: Henry King
Pedro de Vargas: Tyrone Power
Catana Perez: Jean Peters
Cortez: Cesar Romero
Juan: Garcia Leejcobb
Diego de Silva: John Sutton
Don Francisco: Antonio Moreno
Fr Bartotome: Thomas Gomez
Botello: Alan Mowbray
Luisa: Barbara Lawrence
Marquis de Caravajal: George Zucco

: Smoggies

With Andi Peters.
Cartoon. Emma's youth potion has disastrous side effects - so the Smoggies dump it overboard, contaminating the Suntots' underwater garden.

Contributors

Unknown: Andi Peters.

: Tricky Business

An eight-part magical comedy drama series.
5: Escapology, pom poms and stolen stink bombs all feature today.
Written by Jim Bywater

Contributors

Written By: Jim Bywater

: Newsround

News for children.

: Byker Grove

20-part children's drama series set in a youth club. 12:
Will Gill and Julie break up after their first row? Julie's lie is uncovered. Kelly's first agony aunt call is not what she expects.
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

: Neighbours

Des has found Harold a new partner for the Coffee Shop. Will this change his life?
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

: Six O'Clock News

With John Humphrys and Moira Stuart.
Weather Michael Fish

Contributors

Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Moira Stuart.

: Wogan

'Giving money and power to government is like giving whisky and car keys to teenage boys.' P] O'Rourke, America's outspoken political humorist and author of the books Holidays in Hell and Modern Manners, talks to
Terry Wogan about his new work, Parliament of Whores.

Contributors

Unknown: Terry Wogan

: Little and Large

More comedy with funny men Syd Little and Eddie Large.
Syd's opening guest is Prince, or is it? Eddie helps
Mick Miller , a stand-up comic with long hair and a bald head, to change his image, and 10-year-old Tom McLaughlan teaches Syd and Eddie some new guitar chords in a tribute to rock legend Jimi Hendrix.
Among Syd and Eddie's guests is the pop group Perfect Day. Director Martin Shardlow Producer Bill Wilson
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Syd Little
Unknown: Eddie Large.
Unknown: Mick Miller
Unknown: Tom McLaughlan
Unknown: Jimi Hendrix.
Director: Martin Shardlow
Producer: Bill Wilson

: Athletics

Highlights of the day's events in Tokyo. With
Desmond Lynam and David Moorcroft.
Producers Vivien Kent and Martin Webster Editors Brian Barwick , Dave Gordon and John Rowlinson

Contributors

Unknown: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: David Moorcroft.
Producers: Vivien Kent
Producers: Martin Webster
Editors: Brian Barwick
Editors: Dave Gordon
Editors: John Rowlinson

: What's New on BBC1

A preview of the autumn season's new programmes.

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weekend Weather
Michael Fish
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Madigan

The last episode of the American detective series starring Richard Widmark The Naples Beat. Madigan is sent to Italy to bring back a deported American gangster who has decided to reveal top crime secrets to the United States authorities.
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Widmark
Det Sgt Dan Madigan: Richard Widmark
Liuzza: Rossano Brazzi
Tosca: Alfredo Varelli
Fontana: Arnoldo Foa
Carlotta: Esmeraldo Ruspoli

: Omnibus at the Proms

Pictures at an Exhibition by Musorgsky began its life as a cycle of piano pieces, but has been orchestrated and arranged by more composers than any other musical work. At the last count there were more than 24 versions.
Tonight's programme features a complete performance of Pictures using arrangements by nine different people.
Pianist Joanna MacGregor asks why so many composers have been attracted to this music while Leonard Slatkin , who conducts, will explain how he came to put together this colourful mixture. Pictures at an Exhibition, performed by the Philharmonia, includes one movement by the Proms founder Sir Henry Wood and is linked by a series of interludes called 'Promenades' - a true Promenade Concert.
See panel below.
Director John Michael Phillips Producer Jonathan Fulford

Contributors

Pianist: Joanna MacGregor
Unknown: Leonard Slatkin
Unknown: Sir Henry Wood
Director: John Michael Phillips
Producer: Jonathan Fulford

: The Internecine Project

A spy thriller starring James Coburn
Lee Grant
Offered a major post in the American government, Robert Elliot is faced with a problem. Four people know of his dangerous and illegal activities in England. Elliot devises a plan whereby the four people will all die on one evening.
Director Ken Hughes
0 FILMS: pages 27-33
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown: James Coburn
Unknown: Lee Grant
Unknown: Robert Elliot
Director: Ken Hughes
Robert Elliot: James Coburn
Jean Robertson: Lee Grant
Albert Parsons: Harry Andrews
Alex Hellman: Ian Hendry
David Baker: Michael Jayston
E J Farnsworth: Keenan Wynn
Christina: Christiane Kruger
Tycoon: Terence Alexander
Elliot's secretary: Philip Anthony
Chester Drake: David Swift
Arnold Pryce Jones: Julian Glover

: Weather









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