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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

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

: Perfect Strangers

American comedy series. That Old Gang of Mine
Balki's heart is broken when
Mary Ann leaves for London, but his new interest in leather jackets, smoky bars and motorcycles doesn't seem to be the best cure.


Unknown: Mary Ann

: Labour Party Conference

Conference ends with a rallying call by the Labour Election Campaign
Co-ordinator Dr Jack Cunningham - and the traditional singing of the Red Flag. Presented by Donald MacCormick and Vivian White with Ian Smith.


Unknown: Dr Jack Cunningham
Unknown: Red Flag.
Presented By: Donald MacCormick
Presented By: Vivian White
Unknown: Ian Smith.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Philippa Forrester.
At the Tent Stop.

: The Family-Ness

Cartoon adventures of a family of monsters in Loch Ness.

: Labour Party Conference

Further live coverage of the end of the conference in Brighton.
Including at
11.00am and 12.00
News and Weather and Regional News; Weather
12.55 Regional News; Weather

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours

An old schoolfriend of Kerry's turns up and is horrified by her lifestyle. Kerry has to reassess her life and Joe feels threatened. Christina is angry because Paul doesn't take her seriously. (For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm) ● STEREO

: The Savage Innocents

Epic adventure starring Anthony Quinn
The tough life of Inuk, an Eskimo who hunts the frozen wastes, is complicated by a new wife and his brushes with the white man's 'civilisation'.
Wntten and directed by Nicholas Ray * FILMS: pages 4 1-48


Unknown: Anthony Quinn
Directed By: Nicholas Ray
Inuk: Anthony Quinn
Asiak: Yoko Tani
Powtee: Marie Yang
First trooper: Peter O'Toole
Second trooper: Carlo Giustini
Ittimangnerk: Lee Montague

: It's a Living

Australian drama. It's an average sort of day for an average sort of taxi driver.

: Children's BBC

With Andi Peters.

Animation about a penguin.
BBC video: Pingu - Barrel of Fun, £7.99, from retailers.


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andi Peters

: The Little Green Planet Show: 4

Fourth of a six-part science series. Today: Earth, environment and elevators.

: The Legend of Prince Valiant

Animation about a young boy's daring quest for Camelot. * STEREO

: Record Breakers

Screaming Lord Sutch, leader of the Official Monster Raving Loony Party, talks about political facts and figures and sings his new single, Number Ten or Bust. With Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker.


Unknown: Cheryl Baker.

: Newsround

News for children.

: Grange Hill

A 20-part school drama.
8: Mike's dad tells Robson he's lucky not to be sued. Episode written by Chris Ellis (Rpt. Part 9 next Tuesday) 0 STEREO


Written By: Chris Ellis

: Neighbours

(For cast see Monday. Shown at 1.30pm) STEREO

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Wogan

Terry Wogan and his guests provide conversation and entertainment, live from the Television Centre.


Unknown: Terry Wogan

: Harry and the Hendersons

An American comedy series based on the family film Big Foot and the Hendersons.
The Day After. The
Hendersons realise the problem of hiding an eight-foot-tall hairy creature. Who is going to babysit? With Bruce Davison , Molly Cheek , Kevin Peter Hall ,
Zachary Bostrom and Carol-Ann Plante.


Unknown: Bruce Davison
Unknown: Molly Cheek
Unknown: Kevin Peter Hall
Unknown: Zachary Bostrom
Unknown: Carol-Ann Plante.

: The Russ Abbot Show

Comedian Russ Abbot welcomes Les Dennis, Sherrie Hewson and Bella Emberg. Director/Producer Tudor Davies Executive producer John Bishop ● STEREO
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 0 BBC VIDEO: Russ Abbot Volume 1, £10.99, from retailers.


Unknown: Sherrie Hewson
Unknown: Bella Emberg.
Producer: Tudor Davies
Producer: John Bishop

: On the Up

Comedy series written by Bob Larbey and starring Dennis Waterman, Sam Kelly, Joan Sims.

Stephanie asks Tony to take her back to boarding school, and he ends up giving a lift to the attractive mother of one of his daughter's friends.
(Stereo) (Teletext subtitles: page 888)


Writer: Bob Larbey
Director/Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Tony Carpenter: Dennis Waterman
Sam: Sam Kelly
Mrs Wembley: Joan Sims
Ruth Carpenter: Judy Buxton
Maggie: Jenna Russell
Mum: Pauline Letts
Stephanie Carpenter: Vanessa Hadaway
Jane Webster: Fiona Mollison
Secretary: Fiona McAlpine

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Casualty

Joy Ride. Duffy's romance is going well but her relationship with student nurse Kelly isn't. Three teenagers dicover that joy-riding is not as it sounds. Watch out for ex-Liver Birds star Polly James.
Episode written by Bill Gallagher Producer Geraint Morris Director Steve Goldie


Unknown: Polly James.
Written By: Bill Gallagher
Producer: Geraint Morris
Director: Steve Goldie
Charlie Fairhead: Derek Thompson
LisaDuffin: Cathy Shipton
Beth Ramanee: Mamta Kaash
Julian Chapman: Nigel Le Vaillant
Jimmy Powell: Robson Green
Martin Ashford: Patrick Robinson
Patricia Baynes: Maria Friedman
Kelly Liddle: Adie Allen
Norma Sullivan: Anne Kristen
Jane: Caroline Webster
Josh: Ian Bleasdale
Sylvia Vaughan: Polly James
Ken Vaughan: Ian Talbot
Robert Frost: Andrew Wilde
Carole Frost: Belinda Sinclair
Debbie: Rebecca Lacey
Michelle: Bridget Brammall
Cliff Sidwell: Paul Barber
Brian Sidwell: Ade Sapara
Hilton: David English
Malcolm: Richard de Sousa
Garth: Will Pollet
Rudy: Joe Verrecchia
PC Devonshire: Vincent Brimble
PC Belville: Richard Cawte
Opthalmic surgeon: Andrew Seear
Medical registrar: David Willoughby

: Omnibus

Bladerunners with Torvill and Dean
A profile of former Olympic ice-dance champions
Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean. The pair won Olympic gold and huge international acclaim in 1984, dancing to Ravel's
Bolero. More recently, Torvill and Dean have changed direction, pushing out the parameters of ice dance, exploring new possibilities and taking stylistic risks. Tonight's Omnibus examines their amateur successes, with extracts from Bolero and Mac and Mabel, looks at some more recent creations, and questions whether their mastery of the medium has elevated ice skating to an art form. To illustrate the innovative style of their latest work, Dean has choreographed a new piece, Ice Works, with music specially composed by Andy Sheppard. Producer Bob Portway Editor Andrew Snell
0 MUSIC AND ARTS: page 12


Unknown: Jayne Torvill
Unknown: Christopher Dean.
Composed By: Andy Sheppard.
Producer: Bob Portway
Editor: Andrew Snell

: The Friends of Eddie Coyle

Gangster film starring Robert Mitchum
Peter Boyle
Ageing hoodlum Eddie Coyle , facing a new term in prison, agrees to act as an informant to Treasury officials, hoping for a lighter sentence. Coyle gradually becomes more and more involved with the police, finally betraying Scalise, the gang leader - with deadly consequences.
Director Peter Yates
● FILMS: pages 41-48


Unknown: Robert Mitchum
Unknown: Peter Boyle
Unknown: Eddie Coyle
Director: Peter Yates
Eddie Coyle: Robert Mitchum
Dillon: Peter Boyle
Dave Foley: Richard Jordan
Jackie: Steven Keats
Scalise: Alex Rocco
Artie Van: Joe Santos
Waters: Mitchell Ryan
Partridge: Peter MacLean
Sheila Coyle: Helena Carroll
Bank manager: Kevin O' Morrison
Nancy: Carolyn Pickman
Vernon: Marvin Uchterman
Pete: Matthew Cowles
Andrea: Margaret Ladd
Wanda: Jane House
Kid: Michael McCleery
Phil: Alan Koss

: Weather

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