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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. Up the Lazy River(Part 2) Despite Larry's (
Mark Linn-Baker ) best endeavours, Balki (Bronson Pinchot), Mary Ann and Jennifer begin to wonder if going camping with the intrepid Appleton as their guide is a lost cause.
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Linn-Baker
Unknown: Mary Ann

: Labour Party Conference

Second day of the Labour Party Conference with coverage of the National Executive
Committee's statement of principles and values, and a debate on the Health Service.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Toby Anstis. * STEREO
The Playground Stop. ● STEREO

Contributors

Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Jimbo and the Jet Set

Animation.

: Labour Party Conference

Further coverage.
Including at
11.00am and 12.00 News and Regional News; Weather
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888

: One O'Clock News

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

: Neighbours

0 STEREO: TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888

: Going for Gold

Quiz hosted by Henry Kelly. Six contestants compete to secure a place in this week's heat final. ● STEREO

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Kelly.

: Buddies

Australian comedy.
Starring Colin Friels
Two happy-go-lucky gem prospectors find themselves pitted against an unscrupulous mining company.
Director Arch Nicholson • FILMS: pages 41-48

Contributors

Unknown: Colin Friels
Mike: Colin Friels
Johnny: Harold Hopkins
Stella: Kris McQuade
Ted: Bruce Spence
Andy: Dennis Miller
Alfred: Simon Chilvers
George Spencer: Norman Kaye
Jennifer Spencer: Lisa Peers

: Opposites Attract

With Andi Peters.
● STEREO
Nature series. Bees and wasps work hard while the water shrew goes fishing. • STEREO

Contributors

Unknown: Andi Peters.

: Funnybones

Cartoon. In a dark, dark world, three skeletons get up to some ghoulish adventures. With voices by Griff Rhys Jones.
Big and Little want to swap Dog for another pet. ● STEREO

Contributors

Voices By: Griff Rhys Jones.

: Spacevets

Sci-fi comedy with the Intergalactic Animal
Health Service.
Problems mount when young
Captain Pubble takes command of the starship Dispensable.
* CHILDREN: page 5

Contributors

Mona: Ann Bryson
No 2: Bernard Wright
Dogsbody: Robin Kingsland
Captain K Pubble: Linden Kirk
Controller: Mike Hayley

: Chipmunks

The Chipmunks are on tour.

: Hartbeat

More inventive ideas for making pictures.
0 STEREO: TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888

: Newsround

: The Village by the Sea

A six-part drama series about an Indian family.
3: Hari joins a group protesting about pollution.
Based on the novel by Anita Desai , adapted for TV by James Andrew Hall (For cast see Friday at 5.05pm)
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Novel By: Anita Desai
Unknown: James Andrew Hall

: Neighbours

Paul has to face the prospect of going to jail. Doug tries to play matchmaker to Brenda with disastrous results.
(For cast see Wednesday. Shown at 1.3Qpm) ● STEREO: TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Anna Ford.
Weather John Kettley
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Anna Ford.

: Telly Addicts

Noel Edmonds finds some more classic clips to test another two teams on their knowledge of television trivia.
Director Graham Wetherell
Producer Richard L Lewis
● STEREO
0 COMPETITION: page 9

Contributors

Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Director: Graham Wetherell
Producer: Richard L Lewis

: EastEnders

Ian seeks a desperate solution to his cashflow problems. A man from the council has bad news for the squatters, and Rachel has to face up to her mother and her past. (For cast see Thursday)
0 STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888

: Citizen Smith

John Sullivan 's classic comedy series about an urban guerrilla, starring Robert Lindsay
Speed's Return. The glorious day of the revolution gets postponed when Speed returns. Is Citizen Smith the reason why?
Director Ray Butt
Producer Dennis Main Wilson ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 • CULT: page 12

Contributors

Unknown: John Sullivan
Unknown: Robert Lindsay
Director: Ray Butt
Producer: Dennis Main Wilson
Wolfie Smith: Robert Lindsay
Dad: Peter Vaughan
Shirley: Cheryl Hall
Mum: Hilda Braid
Ken: Mike Grady
Tucker: Tony Millan
Fenning: Stephen Greif
Speed: George Sweeney
Desiree: Anna Nygh

: 2 Point 4 Children

A domestic comedy, written by Andrew Marshall and starring Belinda Lang , Gary Olsen One Night in Bangkok. Ben's father returns with a surprising addition to the family.
Director/Producer Richard Boden ● STEREO
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Written By: Andrew Marshall
Unknown: Belinda Lang
Unknown: Gary Olsen
Bill: Belinda Lang
Ben: Gary Olsen
Rona: Julia Hills
Jenny: Clare Woodgate
David: John Pickard
Frank: Don Henderson
Tina: Sandra Dickinson
Brian: Nigel Gregory
Gordon: Andrew Hall
Darrani: Su Lin Looi
Mr Davies: Richard Syms
Duane: Mark Charnock

: Nine O'Clock News

Presented by Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather John Kettley
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888 0 NEWS BY TELEPHONE: BBC News can be heard between 5.00am and 8.00pm by dialling 0839.[number removed]. Calls are charged at 36p per minute cheap rate, 48p at all other times.

Contributors

Presented By: Martyn Lewis.

: Civvies

Continuing the hard-hitting fictional drama series by Lynda La Plante , the award-winning writer of Prime Suspect.
The stress and strain of civilian life drives Taffy, one of Frank Dillon 's ex-Paras, to crack up with terrifying consequences. Meanwhile
Dillon and Steve get a new job - but how long will it last?
Producer Ruth Caleb Director Karl Francis • STEREO
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Lynda La Plante
Unknown: Frank Dillon
Producer: Ruth Caleb
Director: Karl Francis
Frank Dillon: Jason Isaacs
Steve Harris: Peter Howitt
Jimmy Hammond: Edward O'Connell
Susie Dillon: Elizabeth Rider
Kenny: Dillon Caleblloyd
Phil Dillon: Bobby Coombes
Cliff Morgan: Lennie James
Taffy Davies: John Francis
Taffy's ch ildren: Naomi , Rees
Taffy's ch ildren: Tristan Tahirli
DCIRiggS: Neil Caple
Salah Al Gharib: Amir Korangy
RaoulAI Mohammed: Ahmed Khaul
Arnie: Michael Carter
Mary Davies: Lynn Hunter
Megan Davies: Lisa Skelding
Taffy's neighbour: Richard Harrington
Harman: Roger Nott
Sawyer-Smith: Toby Rolt

: Omnibus

The Piero Trail
October 1992 marks the 500th anniversary of the death of Piero della Francesca, one of the most enigmatic and elusive of all the great Renaissance painters. Omnibus travels through England, America and Italy to meet art historians and contemporary artists to try to unravel some of the hidden meanings behind his work and to chart his pioneering use of perspective. Contributors include painter Tom Phillips , composer Sir Harrison Birtwistle , writer
John Mortimer , and art experts Sir
John Pope Hennessy , Professor Martin Kemp , Professor BAR Carter , Professor Marilyn Lavin and Nicholas Penny. Producer Anna Benson Gyles Series editor Andrew Snell
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● MUSIC AND ARTS: page 13

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Phillips
Unknown: Sir Harrison Birtwistle
Unknown: John Mortimer
Unknown: John Pope Hennessy
Unknown: Martin Kemp
Unknown: Professor Bar Carter
Unknown: Professor Marilyn Lavin
Unknown: Nicholas Penny.
Producer: Anna Benson Gyles
Editor: Andrew Snell

: The Shootist

Continuing the Movie Classics season with this poignant western starring John Wayne in his last film. J B Books is a legendary gunfighter and a target for everyone out to make a "reputation". Diagnosed as having cancer, he tries to live out his days in peace.
Director Don Siegel
8 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● FILMS: pages 41-48

Contributors

Unknown: John Wayne
Director: Don Siegel
JB Books: John Wayne
Bond Rogers: Lauren Bacall
Gillom Rogers: Ron Howard
Dr Hostetler: James Stewart
Sweeney: Richard Boone
Pulford: Hugh O'Brien
Cobb: Bill McKinney
Marshall: Harry Morgan
Buckum: John Carradine

: Weather

: BBC Select

Executive Business Club
Scrambled and available only to subscribers. For information telephone (free) 0[number removed].








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