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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

Sixth episode of a 12-part drama about a time traveller.
With PJ's help, Alana and Jenny track down and break into Silverthorn's office.

: Potsworth and Co

Adventures of five energetic and likeable earthlings.

: Parallel 9

Another edition of the series that takes you out of this world, with star guests, cartoons, competitions and music.
Today: guest Julia Sawalha talks about young film-makers; top prizes in an extra special competition; cartoon fun as the aliens dig into The Flintstones; guests include an invasion of Richard's earthbase by monster trucks.
Executive producer Peter Murphy
A Roach and Partners production for BBCtv
EARTH-KNOWLEDGE: ifyouwanttosend a message to Mercator. or deliver your knowledge in person, write to P9 Earthbase, BBCtv, PO Box 9000. London W 12 8ZZ.


Talks: Julia Sawalha
Producer: Peter Murphy

: Cartoon

: Heidi's Song

Musical animation of the Johanna Spyri classic.
Going to live with her grumpy grandfather in the Swiss Alps, young Heidi's love of life wins her friends - but how will she fare when sent to the city?
Featuring the voices of Lome Greene and Sammy Davis Jr.
Director Robert Taylor
SEE FILMS pages 52-57


Unknown: Johanna Spyri
Unknown: Lome Greene
Unknown: Sammy Davis Jr.
Director: Robert Taylor

: Weather

: Grandstand

Introduced by Steve Rider
Provisional Timetable
12.35 Football preview/ Golf
1.00 News
1.30 Badminton
1.55 Racing
2.05 Badminton
2.25 Racing
2.35 Water-skiing
2.55 Racing
3.05 Golf
4.40 Football
5.00 Final Score
The second round of the Volvo
PGA Championship from
Wentworth. Zimbabwean Tony Johnstone took the title last year after a final round of 65 put him two shots clear of Jose Maria Olazabal. This year another strong line-up will contest the championship, which includes such previous winners as three-times Open champion Nick Faldo ,
Seve Ballesteros , Ian Woosnam and Bernhard Langer , the new US Masters champion.
Commentary by Peter Alliss , Bruce Critchley , Alex Hay ,
Clive Clark , Mike Hughesdon.
World Championship Team
Event from Birmingham. South Korea defend their team title which they won in Copenhagen in 1991. Indonesia, runners-up two years ago and winners in Jakarta in 1989 are again expected to challenge strongly, led by All-England champions Heryanto Arbi and Susi Susanti , but England are also in with a chance. Commentary by Barry Davies .
Carlsberg European Masters from Kirtons Resort Country Club near Reading - Europe's premier water-skiing event. The top men and women will compete in tricks, slalom and jumps to determine the overall Masters champion. Today,
Britain's Philippa Roberts , the overall champion last year, will be competing in the women's slalom and jump categories. Talented British youngsters Corrina Williams, 17, and Nicola Huntridge , 18, also hope to make an impression.
With commentary by Gerald Sinstadt and Alan Goggin.
Highlights of the Tennents Scottish Cup final between
Rangers and Aberdeen from Celtic Park. Rangers are hoping to complete the domestic treble for a record fifth time having already won the League Championship and Skol Cup this season. With commentary by Jock Brown.
From Haydock Park.
2.00 Harcros Timberand Building Supplies Stayers Championship Series Handicap(1¾m)
2.30 Sandy Lane Rated Stakes (6f)
3.00 Tote Credit Silver Bowl (Handicap. lm)
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and Jimmy Lindley.
Producer Martin Hopkins
Editor Dave Gordon


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Tony Johnstone
Unknown: Jose Maria Olazabal.
Unknown: Nick Faldo
Unknown: Seve Ballesteros
Unknown: Ian Woosnam
Unknown: Bernhard Langer
Commentary By: Peter Alliss
Commentary By: Bruce Critchley
Commentary By: Alex Hay
Commentary By: Clive Clark
Unknown: Mike Hughesdon.
Unknown: Susi Susanti
Commentary By: Barry Davies
Unknown: Philippa Roberts
Unknown: Nicola Huntridge
Commentary By: Gerald Sinstadt
Commentary By: Alan Goggin.
Commentary By: Jock Brown.
Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Julian Wilson
Commentary By: Jimmy Lindley.
Producer: Martin Hopkins
Editor: Dave Gordon

: News

With Chris Lowe
Weather John Kettley

: The Queen and I

First of five collections being shown this week of photographs, portraits and other images of Her Majesty the Queen, with comments by her subjects. The images can also be seen as 90-second inserts between programmes on BBC2. See panel at foot of column 4.
Producer Nick Shearman
Executive producer Sam Organ
Stereo Subtitled


Producer: Nick Shearman

: Disney Time

From Toontown to Disneyland, Sarah Greene presents a rollercoaster ride of classic cartoon clips including The
Song of the South, Lady and the Tramp, Peter Pan and Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
A Buena Vista production for BBC TV.

: The Main Event

Fast and furious quiz show in which two families compete against each other from the comfort of their own homes, partnered by a team of celebrities in the studio. With friends and neighbours dropping by to help or hinder the scoring, anything can happen. In charge of the chaos is Chris Tarrant.
This week, the Crompton family team up with three children's television presenters - Floella Benjamin , Andy Crane and Anthea Turner. On the other side are the Matters family, aided and abetted by three Coronation Street stars -
Amanda Barrie , Sarah
Lancashire and Bryan Mosley. Producer Danny Greenstone
Executive producers Alan Boyd. Bill Mason A RegGrundy production for BBCtv


Unknown: Chris Tarrant.
Presenters: Floella Benjamin
Presenters: Andy Crane
Presenters: Anthea Turner.
Unknown: Amanda Barrie
Unknown: Bryan Mosley.
Producer: Danny Greenstone
Producers: Alan Boyd.
Producers: Bill Mason

: Smokey and the Bandit

Comedy starring Burt Reynolds
Sally Field
Jackie Gleason
"Bandit" is a maverick driver who never refuses a challenge - especially when his reputation is at stake - and no cop, or "smokey", is going to stop him. However, Sheriff Buford T
Justice has other ideas - and the chase is on as the Bandit and his friends try to get a truckload of illicit beer from Texarkana, Texas, to Atlanta, Georgia.
Director Hal Needham
SEE FILMS pages 52-57


Unknown: Burt Reynolds
Unknown: Sally Field
Unknown: Jackie Gleason
Director: Hal Needham
Bandit: Burt Reynolds
Carrie: Sally Field
Sheriff Buford T Justice: Jackie Gleason
Cledus: Jerry Reed
Junior: Mike Henry
LittkEnos: Paul Williams
Big Enos: Pat McCormick
Traffic jam patrolman: Alfie Wise
Branford: George Reynolds
Mr: MacOn McCalman
Waynelte: Linda McClure

: Birds of a Feather: Old Friends

Comedy series starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson.

Sharon is a touch concerned that blood may indeed prove to be thicker than water when Tracey meets an old friend.
Episode written by John Ross
An Alomo production for BBCtv


Writer: John Ross
Producer: Nic Phillips
Director: Sue Bysh
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph
Trish: Chrissie Cotterill

: Westbeach

Drama serial about two rival families in a seaside town.
Trouble and Strife. Bill has an unwelcome surprise for the Cromer family. Meanwhile, Alan tricks Hugo into a game of golf with some important councillors.
Episode written by Tony Marchant Producer Susi Hush
Director Roger Bamford
A Witzend production for BBCtv


Written By: Tony Marchant
Director: Roger Bamford
Sarah Preston: Deborah Grant
Hugo Preston: David Horovitch
Alex Preston: Annie Lambert
Hannah Preston: Imogen Boorman
GregDacosta: Ricco Ross
Angela: Alison Lomas
AlanCromer: Oliver Cotton
Maggie Cromer: Lesley Duff
Simon Cromer: Ben Porter
Jan Cromer: Siobhan Burke
Ray: Cromer Michaelattwell
Jean: Cromer Cherithmellor
YolaCromer: Debby Bishop
Bill Cromer: Tony Caunter
Betty Cromer: Jo Warne
ChrisCromer: Lee Ross
Iris Cromer: Edna Dore
Florrie Dawson: Pat Keen

: News and Sport

With Chris Lowe.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: The Queen and I

: That's Lifel

More hard-hitting investigations and real-life humour from Esther Rantzen and her team - Gavin Campbell , Adrian Mills , Howard Leader and Kevin Devine.
Editor Bryher Scudamore
WRITE TO: That's Life!, BBCtv, London
W 12 7TS, if you have a problem you would like the programme to investigate. Letters cannot be acknowledged.


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Gavin Campbell
Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Kevin Devine.
Editor: Bryher Scudamore

: The Gladiator

Vigilante thriller.
Starring Ken Wahl
Robert Culp Los Angeles is being held in the grip of the Skull, a homicidal maniac who is killing motorists with his "death car". One dark night mechanic Rick Benton is attacked by the Skull and his younger brother is killed.
Obsessed with revenge Rick converts his pick-up truck into a powerful armoured weapon.
Director Able Ferrara
SEE FILMS pages 52-57


Unknown: Ken Wahl
Unknown: Robert Culp
Unknown: Rick Benton
Rick Benton: Ken Wahl
Frank Mason: Robert Culp
SusanNeville: Nancy Allen
Joe Barker: Stan Shaw
Loretta Simpson: Rosemary Forsyth
Jeff Benton: Brian Robbins

: Weather

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