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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

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

: Kilroy on the Costa

Robert Kilroy-Silk talks to
British ex-patriates living on the Costa del Sol.


Talks: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Holiday Outings

A report on the contrasting attractions of Israel.

: Playdays

With Philippa Forrester. • STEREO
The Playground Stop. STEREO
• PLAYDAYS MAGAZINE: 50p, on sale Wednesday from newsagents.

: Bananaman

Cartoon. With the voices of Tim Brooke-Taylor , Bill Oddie , Graeme Garden , Jill Shilling.


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Jill Shilling.

: Showbiz People

Today: Tim Grundy looks at the world of newspapers with Nina Myskow , talks music with XTC singer Andy Partridge and Christopher Biggins unfolds the secrets of his wardrobe.


Unknown: Tim Grundy
Talks: Nina Myskow
Singer: Andy Partridge
Singer: Christopher Biggins

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: The Flying Doctors

Figures in Landscape. An artist and his agent come to town aiming to find a bush retreat to boost his waning talent.

: The Travel Show UK Mini Guides

A visit to Cromer in Norfolk.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Summer Scene

Today's programme features columnist Nina Myskow talking about her life and career and Gary Rhodes who prepares another dish from the Pacific.
Live from the National Garden
Festival in Ebbw Vale with Caron Keating and Linda Mitchell. 0 BBC GOOD FOOD MAGAZINE: £ 1.25, from newsagents. 0 FOOD: page 14


Unknown: Nina Myskow
Unknown: Gary Rhodes
Unknown: Caron Keating
Unknown: Linda Mitchell.

: One O'Clock News

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

: Neighbours


: Ever Thought of Sport?

Windsurfing. Today's programme looks at where and how to learn to windsurf.

: Anyone for Tennis?

The on and off-court activities of the Muswell Hill United
Reformed Church Lawn Tennis
Club during last summer. 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

: Cricket: Third Test

England (Pakistan
Live coverage of the final day's play from Old Trafford. • STEREO

: Cartoon

: Pinocchlo

With Andi Peters.
The showman makes the puppet boy sing to an audience.


Unknown: Andi Peters.

: The Really Wild Roadshow

From Longleat Safari Park. The show hits the road with a family of wolves, some friendly meerkats, plus golden eagles in Scotland and puma cubs in the Midlands. With Terry Nutkins , Chris Packham , Sue Dawson. • STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888


Unknown: Terry Nutkins
Unknown: Chris Packham
Unknown: Sue Dawson.

: Newsround

News for children.

: Activ-8

In the last programme of the series: bicycle polo, the young explorers' school, korfball and canoe camping. Plus how do you become a young Olympian? Details on Ceefax page 628

: Neighbours

Todd is shocked to discover the truth about Cody.
(For cast see Friday. Shown at 1.30pm) • STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Anna Ford.
Weather Bernard Davey
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Anna Ford.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Noel's Addicts

The last in Noel Edmonds 's lighthearted series looking at people's obsessions.
Captain Beany is so addicted to baked beans that he's changed his name by deed poll; the Gerry Anderson addicts show off some amazing items from Thunderbirds, Stingray, and Captain Scarlett; and Nicholas Parsons has a very big surprise for Noel Edmonds.
Director Graham Wetherell Producer Richard R Lewis


Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: Gerry Anderson
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Noel Edmonds.
Director: Graham Wetherell
Producer: Richard R Lewis

: EastEnders

Romance is in the air for Ricky but Sam is looking elsewhere.
Episode written by Lilie Ferrari
(For cast see Thursday)
(Stereo; Teletext subtitles: p888)


Writer: Lilie Ferrari

: Just Good Friends

Classic comedy series, written by John Sullivan , starring
Paul Nicholas , Jan Francis Norman is to start working for Vince, thus bringing the Pinners and the Warrenders ever closer together.
Director Sue Bysh
Producer Ray Butt


Written By: John Sullivan
Unknown: Paul Nicholas
Unknown: Jan Francis
Director: Sue Bysh
Producer: Ray Butt
Vince Pinner: Paul Nicholas
Penny Warrender: Jan Francis
Daphne Warrender: Sylvia Kay
Norman Warrender: John Ringham
Rita Pinner: Ann Lynn
Les Pinner: Shaun Curry
Georgina: Charlotte Seely
Cliff Pinner: Adam French
Juanita: Marina McDonnell

: Walk on the Wildside

First of six natural history programmes that look at unusual aspects of nature in the raw.
Waste Not, WantNot.For many people, the mere mention of bodily waste is enough to cause embarrassment. But for the rest of the animal kingdom, answering a call of nature presents no such problems. Attack, defence, camouflage and communication are just some of the ingenious uses animals have found for the waste they may not want. Producer Simon King • STEREO
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 0 FEATURE: page 32

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather Bernard Davey
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Boys from the Bush

Comedy-drama set in Australia, written by Douglas Livingstone. Starring Tim Healy Chris Haywood
If England Means as Much to You. As Reg tries to recover from finding Dennis in London, Dennis tries to escape the clutches of his previous employer's enraged husband. Les goes home to his ex-wife and mother while Arlene runs off with a Goth. And a bag of jewels discovered on Reg's stepfather's allotment threatens his wedding to
Doris's mother, but Reg revels in the atmosphere of a QPR home game in July.
Producers Verity Lambert , David Shanks Director Shirley Barrett
A Cinema Verity/Entertainment Media production for BBCtv


Written By: Douglas Livingstone.
Unknown: Tim Healy
Unknown: Chris Haywood
Producers: Verity Lambert
Producers: David Shanks
Director: Shirley Barrett
Reg: Tim Healy
Dennis: Chris Haywood
Leslie: Mark Haddigan
Arlene: Nadine Garner
Doris: Pat Thomson
George: Ron Cook
Helen: Joanna McCallum
Grace: Joan Sims
JackDuckett: Neil McCaul
Albert: Peter Benson
AnnieDuckett: Anne Carroll
Sally: Janine Wood

: International Dancing

Coverage tonight of the professional modern category of the UK Dance Championships in Bournemouth, presented by Donnie Burns. The current champions Marcus and Karen Hilton from Rochdale are defending their title against 94 international couples including previous winners John Wood and Anne Lewis from London.
With commentary by Charles Nove and Lindsey Hillier. (Amateur modern championships: tomorrowat 10.25pm) • STEREO


Presented By: Donnie Burns.
Unknown: Karen Hilton
Unknown: John Wood
Unknown: Anne Lewis
Commentary By: Charles Nove
Commentary By: Lindsey Hillier.

: More Than a Game

Last in the series examining the state of modern-day sport. Whose Game Is It Anyway? Taking part is what counts, says the old Olympic maxim, and for many people, from Central Park to Hackney
Marshes, participation is the name of the game. But a new British survey shows children are less fit than they were a generation ago, and resources for sport are drying up worldwide. In the former Soviet Union, organised sport is crumbling with the old regime; in China, the effort is increasingly going into elitist sport; and in the west, television seems to have more supporters than exercise. Tonight's film investigates whether "Sport for All" can ever be more than a dream?
Director Greg Lanning
Series producer David Harrison
An independent image production for BBCtv


Director: Greg Lanning
Producer: David Harrison

: Weather

: BBC Select

Executive Business Club:
Specialist management training programmes in scrambled form.
For subscription information write to [address removed], ortelephone (free) 0[number removed].

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