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: Ceefax Pages

: Pinocchio

Breakfast in the broom cupboard with Toby Anstis.
Classic story about the wooden puppet who longs to be a boy.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: The All New Popeye Show

A triple bill of cartoons.

: The Girl from Tomorrow

Fourth episode of a 12-part drama about a time traveller.
How will Alana cope with school in the 1990s?

: Potsworth and Co

Adventures of five energetic and likeable earthlings.

: Parallel 9

Another cosmic edition of the series that takes you out of this world, mixing dramatic adventure on a fantasy planet with star guests, fun, cartoons, competitions and music.
Today: Mercator and crew are convinced that the Flintstones are an accurate picture of life on earth, and Brian the Dinosaur thinks he is running the planet. Executive producer Peter Murphy
A Roach and Partners production for BBCtv
EARTH-KNOWLEDGE: if you want to send a message to Mercator. ordeliveryour knowledge in person, write to P9 Earthbase, BBCtv, PO Box 9000, London W 12 8ZZ.


Producer: Peter Murphy

: Cartoon

: Sherlock Holmes and the Baskerville Curse

Animated version of Sir
Arthur Conan Doyle 's famous novel The Hound of the Baskervilles. Featuring the voices of Peter O'Toole , Helen Morse and Ron Haddrick.
Producer Eddy Graham
SEE FILMS pages 49-58


Unknown: Arthur Conan Doyle
Unknown: Peter O'Toole
Unknown: Helen Morse
Unknown: Ron Haddrick.
Producer: Eddy Graham

: Weather

: Cup Final Grandstand

It's the biggest day of the year for English football, and for this great sporting occasion
Grandstand is introduced by Desmond Lynam from Wembley Stadium.
12.20pm Team News Reports from the team hotels as the sides make their final preparations.
12.30pm The Build-Up
As the teams start the final leg of their journeys, a look back at the road to Wembley, rounds 3 and 4, a trip down memory lane recalling Arsenal cup finals of years gone by, and Sheffield
Wednesday's last appearance at Wembley in 1966. Plus opinions from the manager and player of the year.
1.00pm News
1.05pm Gary Lineker
As the English season reaches its climax, one of Britain's favourite footballers starts his new career in earnest. This weekend, Gary Lineker plays his first game in the J League for Nagoya Grampus 8. A special report from Japan on the new Lineker lifestyle, a world away from home.
1.15pm More Bulld-Up
More action from the road to
Wembley, plus news from some of the personalities attending the event.
F and A of the Cup Final
A focus on Trevor Francis and Tony Adams. Francis, whom
Brian Clough once said was "too nice" to be a top manager, is in his second season as Sheffield
Wednesday's manager and has achieved two Cup final appearances. Arsenal captain Adams scored the semi-final winner at Wembley against north London rival Spurs, and this afternoon hopes to add another memorable chapter to his eventful career.
2.20pm Meet the Teams
An insider's look at the 26 men who will decide the destiny of the 112thFA Cup final.
2.35pm Pro-match Bulld-Up A chance to enjoy the Wembley atmosphere with the crowd, for the traditional singing of Abide with Me and the teams come out on to the pitch.
3.00pm FA Cup Final Arsenal
Sheffield Wednesday The whole match, live.
Arsenal, making a record 12th appearance in the event, go in search of their sixth win in the competition today.
Sheffield Wednesday, three times FA Cup winners, are playing their sixth final and relishing the opportunity to make amends for their 2-1 defeat by Arsenal in last month's Coca-Cola Cup final. Commentary by John Motson with Trevor Brooking. Analysis by Alan Hansen , Jimmy Hill and Terry Venables , and reports from Barry Davies , Tony Gubba , Ray Stubbs ,
Clive Tyldesley , David Davies , Bob Wilson , Gerald Sinstadt and Garry Richardson. TV presentation John Shrewsbury Editor Dave Gordon
The goals and the glory - 70 years of Wembley cup finals


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Gary Lineker
Unknown: Gary Lineker
Unknown: Trevor Francis
Unknown: Tony Adams.
Unknown: Brian Clough
Commentary By: John Motson
Unknown: Trevor Brooking.
Unknown: Alan Hansen
Unknown: Terry Venables
Unknown: Barry Davies
Unknown: Tony Gubba
Unknown: Ray Stubbs
Unknown: Clive Tyldesley
Unknown: David Davies
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Gerald Sinstadt
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Editor: Dave Gordon

: Droopy Triple Bill

Cartoon fun.

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Jim'll Fix It

Jimmy Savile makes some viewers' wildest dreams come true.
This week, Alex from Liverpool gets the treat of his life when he undergoes dolphin therapy in Florida Keys. Jessica from west London fits horseshoes under the expert tuition of champion farrier David Gully. Car-mad Justin from Sproatley opens the Birmingham Motor Show, and John from Tadworth plays guitar with the star of the hit musical, Buddy.
Write to: Jim'll Fix It, [address removed]


Presenter: Jimmy Savile
Unknown: David Gully
Director: Helen Gartell
Producer: Roger Ordish

: The Main Event

Fast and furious quiz show in which two families compete against each other from the comfort of their own homes, linked with a team of celebrities in the studio. In charge of the chaos is Chris Tarrant. This week, the Dennis family are partnered by three impressionists - Mike Osman , Maddi Cryer and George Marshall ; and the Rubinstein family team up with cooks Gary Rhodes , Cheryl Baker and Glynn Christian.
Producer Danny Greenstone
Executive producers Alan Boyd , Bill Mason A RegGrundy production for BBCtv


Unknown: Chris Tarrant.
Unknown: Mike Osman
Unknown: Maddi Cryer
Unknown: George Marshall
Unknown: Gary Rhodes
Unknown: Cheryl Baker
Producer: Danny Greenstone
Producers: Alan Boyd
Producers: Bill Mason

: Birds of a Feather: You Pays Yer Money

Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran's comedy series starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson.

Sharon takes an "enterprise initiative" when she is forced to buy her vote for the local by-election.
Episode written by George Costigan and Julia North
An Alomo production for BBCtv


Created by: Laurence Marks
Created by: Maurice Gran
Writer: George Costigan
Writer: Julia North
Director: Charlie Hanson
Producer: Nic Phillips
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph
Darryl: Alun Lewis

: Eurovision Song Contest

Live from the village of Millstreet, County Cork, in Ireland, tonight's is the 38th annual song contest. The United Kingdom's entry is Better the Devil You Know, performed by Liverpool-born Sonia. Commentary by Terry Wogan. The full list of entries is:
Italy Sole d 'Europa performed by Enrico Ruggeri ;
Turkey Esmer Yarim performed by Burak Aydos ;
Germany Vielsoweit performed by Munchener Freiheit ; Switzerland Moi tout simplement performed by Annie Cotton ;
Denmark Under Stjernerne pa Himlen performed by Tommy SeebachBand;
Greece Greece, Land of Light performed by Katerina Garbi ; Belgium Iemandalsjij performed by Barbara;
Malta This Time performed by William Mangion ;
Iceland Tha VeistuSvarid performed by Inga;
Austria Maria Magdalena performed by Tony Wegas ; Portugal A Cidade (ate Ser Dia) performed by Anabela; France Mamma Corsica performed by Patrick Fiori ; Sweden Eloise performed by Arvingarna;
Ireland In Your Eyes performed by Niamh Kavanagh ; Luxembourg Donne moi une chance de te dire performed by Modern Times;
Slovenia Tih Dezeven Dan performed by IX Band;
Finland Tule Luo performed byKatri-Helena;
Bosnia-Herzegovina Sva Bol Svijeta performed by Fazla;
UK Better the Devil You Know performed by Sonia;
Netherlands Vrede performed byRuthJacott;
Croatia Don't Ever Cry performed by Put;
Spain Hombres performed by Eva Santamaria;
Cyprus Mi Stamatas performed by Zymboulakis/Van Bek;
Israel Shiru performed by Lamakat Shiru;
Norway Alle mine Tankar performed by Silje Vige.
As coverage of the Eurovision Song Contest is live, subsequent programmes may run late.


Commentary By: Terry Wogan.
Unknown: Enrico Ruggeri
Unknown: Burak Aydos
Unknown: Munchener Freiheit
Unknown: Annie Cotton
Unknown: Katerina Garbi
Unknown: William Mangion
Unknown: Tony Wegas
Unknown: Patrick Fiori
Unknown: Niamh Kavanagh
Unknown: Luxembourg Donne

: News and Sport

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: FA Cup Final Highlights

Highlights of this afternoon's FA Cup final between Arsenal and Sheffield Wednesday.
Arsenal have won the Cup five times. Sheffield Wednesday's last win was in 1935. Commentary by John Motson. Comment and analysis from
Alan Hansen and Trevor Brooking. Introduced by Desmond Lynam. Series producer John Shrewsbury Editor Brian Barwick


Commentary By: John Motson.
Unknown: Alan Hansen
Unknown: Trevor Brooking.
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.
Producer: John Shrewsbury
Editor: Brian Barwick

: The Pit and the Pendulum

Horror based on Edgar Allan Poe 's story, starring Vincent Price Barbara Stelle
16th-century Spain: young English aristocrat
Francis Barnard arrives at a mysterious castle to investigate the death of his sister Elizabeth. Director Roger Corman
SEE FILMS pages 49-58


Unknown: Edgar Allan Poe
Unknown: Vincent Price
Unknown: Barbara Stelle
Unknown: Francis Barnard
Director: Roger Corman
Nicholas Medina: Vincent Price
Elizabeth: Barbara Stelle
Francis Barnard: John Kerr
Catherine: Luana Anders
Dr Charles Leon: Anthony Carbone
Maximillian: Patrick Westwood

: Weather

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