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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

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

: Kilroy

Robert Kilroy-Silk presents his topical studio discussion.


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Ross King

Quiz with Ross King. STEREO
● VIEWERS' QUIZ: see Monday

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Toby Anstis. ● STEREO
Today: the Playground Stop. ● STEREO


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Good Morning ... with Anne and Nick

A mixture of chat, fact, tips, fun and star guests.
10.40 Room with a Viewer
11.00 News (Txt) and weather
11.10 Library of Romance
11.30 Horoscopes
11.35 Advice Phone-in 11.50 Mother Love
12.00 News (Txt) and weather STEREO
HOTLINE: see Monday

: Pebble Mill

With Alan Titchmarsh.


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Rob McElwee
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Neighbours


: Going for Gold

Quiz hosted by Henry Kelly. ● STEREO


Unknown: Henry Kelly.

: Lisbon

Thriller starring
Ray Milland Maureen O'Hara
Robert Evans , a US Navy officer turned smuggler, is engaged to aid the escape of American industrialist Lloyd Merrill , a prisoner behind the Iron Curtain. But Merrill's wife
Sylvia has other plans.
Ray Milland also directs this tale of international intrigue, filmed on location in Portugal.
● FILMS: pages 49-56


Unknown: Ray Milland
Unknown: Maureen O'Hara
Unknown: Robert Evans
Unknown: Lloyd Merrill
Unknown: Ray Milland
Capt Robertjohn Evans: Ray Milland
Sylvia Merrill: Maureen O'Hara
AristidesMavros: Claude Rains
Maria Maddalena Masanet: Yvonne Furneaux
Serafim: Francis Lederer
Lloyd Merrill: Percy Marmont
Joao Casimiro Fonseca: Jay Novello
Edgar Selwyn: Edward Chapman
Phillip Norworth: Harold Jamieson
RioRabio: Humberto Madeira

: Harum Scarum

With Andi Peters.
The series that looks at top children's picture books. Bill Wallis tells Badger's Parting Gifts by Susan Varley , and Vicky Licorish tells Mik's 's
Mammoth by Roy Gerrard. ● STEREO


Unknown: Andi Peters.
Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: Susan Varley
Unknown: Vicky Licorish
Unknown: Roy Gerrard.

: Funnybones

Ghoulish cartoon, with voices by Griff Rhys Jones. ● STEREO


Voices By: Griff Rhys Jones.

: Spacevets

Science-fiction comedy series. The Sybarronian salt mines loom as the Dispensable gets mixed up in a royal rebellion.


Mona: Ann Bryson
Dogsbody: Robin Kingsland
No2: Bernard Wright
Captain K Pubble: Linden Kirk
Crown Prince: Michael Troughton
Neil: Greg Cruttwell

: The Chipmunks

Cartoon adventures.

: Artifax

A series about the world of design and ways to appreciate it. Today, taking the wraps off tinsel and a look at chairs. With Margot Wilson, Adrian Rose and Helen Fort. Plus a contribution from Bruno Brookes.


Unknown: Margot Wilson
Unknown: Adrian Rose
Unknown: Helen Fort
Unknown: Bruno Brookes

: Newsround

News for children.

: Byker Grove

Drama series for children.
Debbie is shocked to find that she no longer has PJ to herself. This week's episodes written by Matthew Graham
A Zenith North production for BBCtv (For cast see Friday at 5.05pm)


Written By: Matthew Graham

: Neighbours

Todd gets a shock when he switches on the Christmas tree lights. Christian decides to have a garage sale to raise money. Todd has a rendezvous with someone out of his past. (For cast see Wednesday. Shown at 1.30pm)

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Anna Ford.
Weather Penny Tranter
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Anna Ford.

: Telly Addicts

Noel Edmonds presents the first of the semi-finals as he continues his search for this year's Telly Addicts. Director Graham Wetherell
Producer Richard L Lewis


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

: EastEnders

Frank has a surprise bargain for Nigel, Grant has some bad news for Sharon and Ian discovers the truth about Cindy.
Episode written by Tony Jordan
(For cast see Thursday)
(Stereo) (Teletext subtitles: p 888)
Ross Kemp's Kind of Day: page 130


Writer: Tony Jordan

: Citizen Smith

John Sullivan 's classic comedy starring Robert Lindsay The Big Job. The Tooting Popular Front is short of money, as usual. Then arch-villain Harry Fenning offers Wolfie a job. All he needs is a car, the faster the better.
Director Ray Butt
Producer Dennis Main Wiison 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Unknown: John Sullivan
Unknown: Robert Lindsay
Unknown: Harry Fenning
Director: Ray Butt
Producer: Dennis Main Wiison
Wolfie Smith: Robert Lindsay
Ken: Mike Grady
Mum: Hilda Braid
Dad: Tony Steedman
Tucker: Tony Millan
Harry Fenning: Stephen Greif
Reg: Bill Ward
Floyd: Dana Michie
Cyril: Barry Hayes
Car salesman: Derek Newark

: A Question of Sport

Bill Beaumont and Ian Botham captain two teams of sporting celebrities answering questions put to them by David Coleman. Executive producer Mike Adley


Unknown: Bill Beaumont
Unknown: Ian Botham
Unknown: David Coleman.
Producer: Mike Adley

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Penny Tranter
TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Kinsey

Drama series about a maverick lawyer, written by Peter Gibbs , and starring Leigh Lawson The Waste Watchers
Councillor Sutton has two problems - an itinerants' camp and his ex-wife's insistence that he pays up. Can Kinsey use one problem to solve the other?
Producer Carol Parks
Director Richard Standeven


Written By: Peter Gibbs
Unknown: Leigh Lawson
Kinsey: Leigh Lawson
Tricia Mabbott: Serena Gordon
Val: Meera Syal
Max Barker: David Savile
Gerry Hollis: Eamon Boland
Danny: Mark Williams
Judy Kinsey: Marian McLoughlin
Billy Smith: Peter Woodward
Councillor Sutton: Barry Jackson
Eva Sutton: Sally Faulkner
Judge Critchley: Ralph Nossek
Roach: Edward Clayton
Kath Morris: Lynne Verrall
Gary: Harry Audley
Jim: Barry Aird
Angel: Kate McLoughlin
Robbie: Bill Leadbitter
Barney Thompson: Brian Poyser

: Omnibus John Ford

First of a two-part profile of the great American film director, accompanying a BBCtv season of his movies.
"Making films is a piece of pie. It's a nice easy way of making a living." John Ford made over 100 films and won more
Academy Awards than any other director. Born in America, of Irish parents, his work is often characterised by a love of wide open spaces such as Monument Valley in Arizona and a vivid evocation of the epic spirit that helped build
America. In part one, Omnibus traces this remarkable career which began in the silent movie era with films like The Iron
Horse through classics such as Stagecoach and The Grapes of Wrath, to his extraordinary
Second World War documentary Battle of Midway. Presented by British film director and Ford expert Lindsay Anderson , with contributions from
John Wayne , Henry Fonda , Maureen O'Hara and Roddy McDowall. Producer Andrew Eaton
Series editor Andrew Snell
(Part 2 next week. John Ford 's film She Wore a Yellow Ribbon follows at 11.1 5pm) 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Unknown: John Ford
Unknown: Lindsay Anderson
Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: Henry Fonda
Unknown: Maureen O'Hara
Unknown: Roddy McDowall.
Producer: Andrew Eaton
Editor: Andrew Snell
Unknown: John Ford

: She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

Western widely regarded as a John Ford masterpiece, shot against the majestic background of Monument Valley and starring John Wayne , Joanne Dru A US Cavalry officer, suffers a setback on his last mission and is "retired" before he can take further action. In order to avert a full-scale Indian war, he decides to act on his own.
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 e FILMS: pages 49-56


Unknown: John Ford
Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: Joanne Dru
Captain Brittles: John Wayne
Olivia: Joanne Dru
Lt Cohill: John Agar
Tyree: Ben Johnson
Lt Pennell: Harry Carey Jr
Sgt Quincannon: Victor McLaglen
Mrs Allshard: Mildred Natwick
DrO'Laughlin: Arthur Shields
Toucey Rynders: Harry Woods
Pony-That-Walks: Chief Big Tree

: Weather

: BBC Select

2.15-2.45 Executive Business
Club: Scrambled transmission.
3.15 Legal Network Television
Preview: another chance torecord the preview programme introducing a new service for lawyers, backed by the College of Law and the Law Society.
● INFORMATION PACK: write to [address removed]

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