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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

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

: Major Dad

American comedy series. Robin 's Awakening. When
Mac's "chess by mail" opponent turns out to be a 12-year-old prodigy, Robin develops a strange "tingly" feeling.

: Wildlife Safari to Ethiopia

Africa's Newest National Park The expedition explores the bewildering host of birds, mammals, insects and reptiles that can be seen, plus spectacular scenery including the Awash falls, and a volcano rising to over 6,000 ft. (Tomorrow the Blue Nile)

: News

and Regional News;Weather

: Playdays

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

Contributors

Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Barney

Cartoon. It is a fresh spring day and Barney is just in the mood for doing the garden.

: Hudson and Halls

Vicki Michelle, alias Yvette, the French waitress in the popular comedy series 'Allo 'Allo!, joins Peter Hudson and David Halls for more culinary chaos. Today's recipes include spinach, bacon and cheese spirals in filo pastry, toasted cheese loaf and sausage meat pie, with a hint of curry.

Contributors

Presenter/Chef: Peter Hudson
Presenter/Chef: David Halls
Guest: Vicki Michelle

: News

and Regional News; Weather
TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888

: The High Chaparral: Buffalo Soldiers

Western adventure series.

Tucson citizens protest when their petition for protection is answered by an all-black cavalry troop.

: The Historyman

Bryan McNerney investigates the ancient site at Cam Euny, Cornwall.

Contributors

Unknown: Bryan McNerney

: News

and Regional News; Weather
● TELETEXTSUBTITLES(news): page 888

: Summer Scene

With Caron Keating and Linda Mitchell , live from Ebbw Vale.

Contributors

Unknown: Caron Keating
Unknown: Linda Mitchell

: One O'Clock News

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

: Neighbours

● STEREO
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

: Eldorado

STEREO
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

: Hawaii Five-O

The classic police series.
The Devil and Mr Frog. The kidnapped son of a wealthy man escapes and the father demands that Five-0 recovers the $300,000 ransom money he has paid. Steve McGarrett and his team have only the boy's description of a frog and a devil to lead them to the extortionists.

Contributors

Unknown: Mr Frog.
Unknown: Steve McGarrett

: Pot Black Timeframe

The second heat of snooker's newest championship, where the players have to pot against the clock, is between the defending Matchplay champion Gary Wilkinson , and the former Mercantile Classic champion Steve James. Commentary by Ted Lowe and Willie Thorne.
Presented by Eamonn Holmes.

Contributors

Unknown: Gary Wilkinson
Unknown: Steve James.
Commentary By: Ted Lowe
Commentary By: Willie Thorne.
Presented By: Eamonn Holmes.

: For the Love of the Birds

An RSPB film charting its history as Europe's largest wildlife conservation charity.

: Bugs Bunny

Cartoon fun.

: PotsworthandCo

With Andi Peters.
● STEREO
Animation about the adventures of five earthlings (four humans and one dog) in the amazing Dream Zone.

Contributors

Unknown: Andi Peters.

: Tricky Business

The last part of the children's comedy starring Bernie Clifton. There is a Russian flavour at the Magic Manor with Tsars, Zar, cossacks and cassocks. Written by Tony Hare

Contributors

Unknown: Bernie Clifton.
Written By: Tony Hare

: Newsround

News for children.

: Grange Hill

Ted's idea to find a job doesn't help his relationship with Chrissy.
Written by Chris Ellis
* STEREO: TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888

Contributors

Written By: Chris Ellis
Mr Hargreaves: Kevin O'Shea
Mr Robson: Stuart Organ
Mrs Monroe: Anna Quayle
Mrs Mason: Flip Webster
Mr Hankin: Lee Cornes
Ms janowitz: Marita Black
Mrs Mainwairing: Eliza Hunt
Justine Dean: Rachel Victoria Roberts
Chrissy Mainwaring: Sonya Kearns
Ted Fink: Ian Congdon-Lee
Stuart: Mark de Couteau
Lee: Sean Carneige
Jacko Morgan: Jamie Lehane
Liam: Danny Cunningham
Ray: Kelly George
Richard: Desmond Askew
Maria: Luisabradshaw- White
Matthew: Paul Parris
Fran: Rebekah Gilgan
Nick: Gareth Phillips
Natalie Stevens: Julie Buckfield
Natasha Stevens: Clare Buckfield
Becky Stevens: Natalie Poyser
Alice Rowe: Alice Dawnay
Julie Corrigan: Margo Selby

: Neighbours

Josh's sight has been fully restored but he still won't tell anyone - especially Lucy - and when Simon starts talking about his plans to marry
Melanie, Joe drops a bombshell. After enduring their ordeal in the Bush, Caroline and Paul are closer than ever. Paul and Glen decide to call a truce and Gaby drives everyone mad at the grand opening of her boutique.
• STEREO
• TELETEXTSUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Madge Bishop: Anne Charleston
Harold Bishop: Ian Smith
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Lucy Robinson: Melissa Bell
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Todd Landers: Kristian Schmid
Joe Mangel: Mark Little
Melanie Pearson: Lucinda Cowden
Caroline Alessi: Gillian Blakeney
Christina Robinson: Gayle Blakeney
Josh Anderson: Jeremy Angerson
Dorothy Burke: Maggie Dence
Toby Mangel: Bengeurens
Doug Willis: Terence Donovan
Pam Willis: Sue Jones
Adam Willis: Ian Williams
Gaby Willis: Rachel Blakely
Brad Willis: Scott Michaelson
Glen Donnelly: Richard Huggett
Michael Daniels: Brian Blain
Simon Hunter: Frederick Whitlock
Brenda Riley: Genevieve Lemon
Guy Carpenter: Andrew Williams
Gemma Ramsay: Bethbuchanan

: Six O'Clock News

Anna Ford and Chris Lowe with the latest national and international news.
Weather Bernard Davey
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Eldorado

Marcus tries to persuade Pilar to go on holiday with him but she refuses to take time off from work. Bunny spots the stolen property from Giorgio's restaurant and Marcus speaks to Drew about his son's behaviour. Rosemary attends the audition for the amateur dramatic society but is nervous about the outcome.
Episode written by Bev Doyle (For cast see Monday.
Repeated on Friday at 1.50pm) ● STEREO
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Written By: Bev Doyle

: Clue

Playfully murderous comedy starring
Tim Curry
Six strange people arriving at an isolated mansion are given pseudonyms by the mysterious butler. As the thunder claps and the lightning flashes, they await developments. Their patience is soon rewarded as members of the household begin to be found rather dead. So who is the victim, who is the murderer, and where was the deed done?
Nothing is as it seems in this comic adaptation of the famous board game Cluedo, written and directed by Jonathan Lynn , co-writer of the series Yes, Prime Minister.
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● FILMS: 33-39

Contributors

Unknown: Tim Curry
Directed By: Jonathan Lynn
Wadsworth: Tim Curry
Mrs Peacock: Eileen Brennan
Mrs White: Madeline Kahn
Professor Plum: Christopher Lloyd
Mr Green: Michael McKean
Colonel Mustard: Martin Mull
MissScarlett: Lesley Ann Warren

: Nine O'Clock News

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

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Inside Story

The acclaimed documentary series returns with six more investigations.
In Cold Blood.
When British soldiers shot dead 24 Chinese
"terrorists" in Malaya in December 1948 it was said to be one of the most successful operations in the war against the communists. However, the truth of what happened in this tiny Malayan village has haunted the British army for more than 40 years.
Eye-witnesses claim that the dead were unarmed, innocent civilians, who were shot down in cold blood. Wong Ying , who was one of the witnesses to the incident, says: "In my mind it was an atrocity. No questions asked, no investigations. It was a cruel slaughter."
Eric Lazenby and Don Houlston , the first soldiers to come upon the carnage in the days after the shooting, were never told exactly what their friends had done. Returning to the scene of the killing, they try to unravel the mystery.
Inside Story reveals the secrets of a very British massacre - and the cover up which followed. Producer Peter Dale
Executive producer Steve Hewlett ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● DOCUMENTARIES: page 12

Contributors

Unknown: Wong Ying
Unknown: Eric Lazenby
Unknown: Don Houlston
Producer: Peter Dale
Producer: Steve Hewlett

: Sportsnight

International Football
Highlights of tonight's friendly match between Spain and England in Santander. This is England's first international outing since their disappointing performance in the summer's European
Championship. Graham Taylor will use this friendly game to build confidence for the forthcoming World Cup qualification games which begin soon. Commentary by John Motson with Trevor Brooking.
Plus World Cup action with the Group 4 match between Wales and the Faroe Islands and the Group 3 match, with Northern Ireland and Albania.
And there's news of Scotland's return to international competition after their commendable showing in Sweden in June. They meet Switzerland in their opening Group 1 match in Berne.
Plus top-class football action and a review of this past weekend's Premier League goals.
Introduced by Desmond Lynam. Producer Vivien Kent
Editor Brian Barwick

Contributors

Unknown: Graham Taylor
Commentary By: John Motson
Unknown: Trevor Brooking.
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.
Producer: Vivien Kent
Editor: Brian Barwick

: Weather









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