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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.
To Be or Not to Be. Larry turns out to be the most difficult of actors when he is chosen to feature in an ad for the newspaper.

: Hot Chefs

Eastern cuisine meets western with Ken Hom.


Chef: Ken Hom

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Toby Anstis. ●STEREO
The Dot Stop. ●STEREO


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Bananaman

Cartoon adventures.

: Beautywise

Special Effects. Today: Max Factor and the Hollywood Glamour Factor. Plus new cosmetics for darker skin and the Red Cross Beauty Care
Service. Presented by Liz Earle and Karen Krizanovich.


Unknown: Max Factor
Presented By: Liz Earle
Presented By: Karen Krizanovich.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: The Travel Show Guides

A visit to Costa de la Luz.
Presented by Penny Junor with Matthew Collins.


Unknown: Costa de la Luz.
Unknown: Matthew Collins.

: Major Dad

American sitcom.
Standing Tall. Casey seeks advice from the Major on how to deal with a school bully.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Summer Scene

With Caron Keating and Linda Mitchell in Ebbw Vale.


Unknown: Caron Keating
Unknown: Linda Mitchell
Unknown: Ebbw Vale.

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888

: Neighbours

(For details see 5. 35pm; ●STEREO

: Wimbledon

Day three of the Lawn Tennis
Championships, and a chance to check on the progress of Boris Becker , Jim Courier , Stefan Edberg and Michael Stich as the men's second round gets under way. Introduced by Desmond Lynam. ●STEREO


Unknown: Boris Becker
Unknown: Jim Courier
Unknown: Stefan Edberg
Unknown: Michael Stich
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.

: Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

With Andi Peters.
Fantasy animation series. ●STEREO


Unknown: Andi Peters.

: The Movie Game

Film and video quiz. Today's teams are from Whaley Bridge Primary School, Stockport,
Cheshire; Blackminster Middle School, Evesham, Worcester; and Moor Green Junior School, Moseley, Birmingham.
Presented by Jonathon Morris. STEREO


Presented By: Jonathon Morris.

: Newsround

News for children.

: Clowning Around

An eight-part Australian children's drama about a boy who longs to be a clown.
5: Sim betrays Anatole's trust and is sent home. Heartbroken, Sim becomes even more determined to become a clown.


Sim: Clayton Williamson
Anatole: Jean-Michel Dagory
Jack: Ernie Dingo
Seville Rathnow: Van Johnson
Skipper Crealey: Steve Jodrell
Una Crealey: Annie Byron
LindaCrealey: Rebecca Smart
SamhGunner: Noni Hazlehurst
Miss Gabhurst: Jill Perryman
Fyodor: George Shevtsov
Lily Rathnow: Nell Feeney

: Neighbours

Lucy is furious when Josh takes her present back.
(For cast see Monday. Shownat 1.30pm) * STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey.
Weather Michael Fish
●TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.

: Wogan

Two visitors from the USA, singer Neil Diamond and comedian Jonathan Winters , are among Terry Wogan 's guests tonight. ●STEREO


Singer: Neil Diamond
Unknown: Jonathan Winters
Unknown: Terry Wogan

: Fighting Back

Ten programmes, Presented by Lynn Redgrave, in which well-known people reveal how they coped with losing their health.
Tonight, former Bucks Fizz singer Mike Nolan talks about his battle with epilepsy following a road accident.


Presenter: Lynn Redgrave
Guest: Mike Nolan
Producer: Peter Ceresole
Series Editor: Michael Latham

: Lovejoy

Another chance to see the second series of escapades with the roguish antiques dealer, starring Ian McShane
Who Dares Sings. Lovejoy and Lady Jane are commissioned to redecorate and furnish a restaurant. But then the owner's credit runs out, and Tinker comes to the rescue.
Episode written by Douglas Watkinson Producer Richard Everitt
Director John Woods


Unknown: Ian McShane
Written By: Douglas Watkinson
Producer: Richard Everitt
Director: John Woods
Lovejoy: Ian McShane
Lady Jane: Phyllis Logan
Tinker: Dudley Sutton
Eric: Chris Jury
Linden Walker: John Wells
May Walker: Eleanor Summerfield
George Palmer: Peter Armitage
Sorrel: Bert Parnaby
Bruce Wayne: Robert Austin
Angela Moxxon: Corrine Ransom
Charles Bullivant: James Smith
Geoffrey Gooch: David McAlister
Andrea Gooch: Gillian Bush Bailey
Percy Williams: Michael Burns
Albert Stacey: Nicholas Lumley
D I Hargreaves: Eric Deacon
Justin Small: Bill Thomas

: Points of View

Anne Robinson presents a selection of viewers' opinions on BBCtv programmes. Producer Bernard Newnham e STEREO eWRITETO: Points ofView, BBCtv Centre, London W 12 7RJ; or you can telephone on 08 1 -[number removed]0 RADIO TIMES LETTERS: page 105


Unknown: Anne Robinson
Producer: Bernard Newnham

: Nine O'Clock News

Martyn Lewis with all the latest news reports.
Regional News
Weather Michael Fish
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Martyn Lewis


A six-part documentary series which provides television's first comprehensive look at
America's Central Intelligence Agency, one of the most powerful and mysterious organisations in the world. The shadowy world of spying is revealed as officials and agents tell the real stories from the CIA's 45-year history. Series producer Peter Molloy says: "We have been given unprecedented access to past and present members of both the CIA and their intelligence opponents to portray the secret world of American foreign policy." Using dramatic reconstructions from around the world, the programme reveals hitherto undisclosed stories of assassination plots, espionage, kidnapping, double cross and the Cold War, with access to the Russian KGB and other agencies involved in the intelligence war. It also has unique footage of the covert world of CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia.
Berlin Cowboys. The series begins at the end of the Second World War and the start of the battle to win the Cold War, with Berlin becoming the spy capital of the world. The programme follows the agency's role in Germany between 1947 and the mid 1960s - a time of assassination plots, kidnapping, secret tunnels and double cross. As one CIA agent admits: "It was the only place where you were up against the Russians belly to belly." Written by John Ranelagh
Producer Bill Treharne Jones


Producer: Peter Molloy
Written By: John Ranelagh

: Today at Wimbledon

Highlights of the third day of the championships with Harry Carpenter and Helen Rollason. STEREO


Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Helen Rollason.

: This Country's Rockin'

A special concert of rock 'n' roll country music, featuring some of its finest exponents - old and new. Carl Perkins performs a medley of his hits, including the classic Blue Suede Shoes.
Joining him at the Silverdrome Arena in Pontiac, Michigan, are the Stray Cats, Ted Nugent and Etta James.


Unknown: Carl Perkins
Unknown: Silverdrome Arena
Unknown: Ted Nugent
Unknown: Etta James.

: Weather

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