News, sport, weather and travel available to all viewers, whether or not they have teletext sets.
Frank Bough and Selina Scott are the Breakfast Time hosts to people and personalities making the headlines.
Nick Ross and Debbie Rix have the latest Election news and look ahead to the political agenda for the coming day and the major electoral issues that will make today's headlines from the hustings. Weather Francis Wilson : 6.31,
6.57, 7.27, 7.57, 8.27
Sport David Icke : 6.42, 7.18, 8.18
Regional News, weather and traffic:
6.45, 7.15, 7.45, 8.15
Getting Britain Fit: Diana Moran between 6.45 and 7.0
Your Stars: Russell Grant between
8.30 and 8.45
BBCl goes across to Radio 4's phone-in programme, and for the first time television viewers have the chance to join
Sir Robin Day and radio listeners in asking senior politicians about their party's policies and campaign promises.
Lines open from 8.0 each weekday morning during the campaign.
Television presentation SUE MCMAHON
Producers PETER ESTALL , CHRIS LONGLEY
with GARY WILMOT. Book: Charlie Strong by FRANCES KNOWLES and BRIAN THOMPSON.
10.15-10.35 Music Time The Garden
11.0-11.20 Merry-go-Round Renewable Energy Turn to the Wind
TONY AITKEN visits windmills and looks at windpower as a source of energy.
Producer DAVID MELDRUM
Series producer EDWARD HAYWARD
11.42 Tout compris
Au collège; au café-bar; chez Claire; d une boum
12.0 Mind Stretchers
Solution: Archaeology .
Richard Whitmore , Anne Diamond Weather JIM BACON
1.0-1.5 (Scot only) Scottish News
1.2 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)
House and Home
A unique behind-the-scenes glimpse of life at the Derbyshire home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. Keeping the great house in trim for the public is a priority for family and staff, but Chatsworth is also a home, and one weekend Uncle Harold Macmillan comes to stay and renew a personal association which spans 60 years.
Director JOHN BULMER
Producer WILLIAM GREAVES. BBC North
A See-Saw programme. (Repeat)
2.1 Words and Pictures Dizzy Duncan
Why Duncan ties a knot in his handkerchief, puts his cap on back to front, pulls down his socks and undoes his shoe-laces remains a mystery until the end of the story. A group of children play a dressing-up game with some bizarre results.
Film director ROGER FRY
Producer MOYRA GAMBLETON
2.18 Today and Tomorrow
The Energy Burners
Seven programmes on the science behind gardening
Presented by ALAN HIBBERT
6: Backbreak or Heartbreak?
A Darker Shadow
The mysterious disappearance of a bank employee suspected of embezzlement sets Little Joe on his trail. Joe is convinced his friend is in serious trouble but is equally sure he is not a thief.
Written by JOHN HAWKINS
Directed by DON RICHARDSON
Big Al and Sam Strawberry
with Simon Groom , Sarah Greene Peter Duncan and Janet Ellis Canoe Polo
Simon and Peter take the plunge and join Britain's champion team for a watery chukka!
Richard Whitmore ; Weatherman
Look East with Judi Lines
Look North with Mike Neville
Look North West with Stuart Hall Midlands Today with Alan Towers and Kay Alexander South East at Six with Sue Cook Laurie Mayer and Fran Morrison
Points West with Graham Purches Gerald Haycock and Vivien Creegor South Today with Bruce Parker and Jenni Murray
Spotlight South West with Chris Denham and Fern Britton Scene Around Six: Sean Rafferty Reporting Scotland with Malcolm Wilson Wales Today with Noreen Bray and Chris Morgan
Throughout the week Sue Lawley, Richard Kershaw and Hugh Scully bring you the issues that matter and the topics that entertain with reporting teams around Britain. Including Watchdog
Producers MICHAEL HOGAN , PAUL WOOLWICH Deputy editors PHILIP HARDING , IAN SQUIRES Editor ROGER BOLTON
Rolf Harris Cartoon Time
In the last of the present series Rolf takes a lighthearted look at the various sporting activities of favourite cartoon characters.
SOUTH WEST New series
Our Undersea World. Below Lundy A short season of underwater documentaries begins with a look at the waters around Lundy, a tiny island set in the Bristol Channel. Owned by the National Trust, it has long been a naturalist's paradise, and now Lundy is likely to become the nation's first marine nature reserve. Laurie Emberson reports.
SOUTH South Sport
David Icke with sport for all the family, this week specially for the over-50s. Andrew Harvey goes to a gym for office workers. Neil Coppcn dale finds out about orienteering. Plus snooker from Southampton.
Last of the present series with Andy Batten-Foster and Mike Jenner. MIDLANDS The Dog Show
Dennis McCarthy meets search and rescue dogs; Joe Braddon examines guard dogs; Coventry Dog Training Clubs; Ask the Vet and the RAF POLICE DOG DEMONSTRATION TEAM. EAST Let Justice Be Done ...
The Best Parson We Never Had.
A revelation in 1888 shocked and upset the conjugal bliss of newly-weds in Wetheringsett cum Brock-ford. Stratford Johns reports.
NORTH WEST The Brass Beat
Roy Castle follows the beat and explains the background Tonight:
Dobeross Band from Saddleworth. NORTH EAST Heroes
International conductor and pianist Tamas Vasary talks to
Eric Robson about Zoltan Kodaly ,
Arthur Koestler , Franz Liszt , Big Daddy and Walt Disney.
NORTH A Voyage Between Two
Seas. Following the Aire to Leeds
Pete Morgan travels down the side of the Pennines, passing some of Yorkshire's historic sites.
NORTHERN IRELAND Wise Crack
Introduced by Paul Maxwell and Maeve Murphy with Mark Robson.
Tonight, the problems of starting a rock group. Phone [number removed]. WALES Make it Work
Linda Mitchell and David rarry-
Jones with ideas for beating the recession blues.
Whose Party is This Anyway?
The Case for the Alliance
Nominations close today in General Election Campaign. 10-night in the first of three major interviews with party leaders, Sir
Robin Day talks to The Rt Hon
Roy Jenkfns , Leader of the SDP, and the man who would be Prime
Minister in the event of a victory by the SDP/Liberal Alliance. Deputy editor ANDREW CLAYTON
Editor GEORGE CARET
and Campaign Report .
John Humphrys with developments at home and abroad.
David Dlmbleby with the latest on the Election Campaign. Weatherman
continues a season of contemporary thrillers. starring Burt Reynolds
Raquel Welch , Yul Brynner
In this tense drama set in Boston's 87th Precinct police station, Sgt Steve Carella and his fellow officers are given the task of solving a series of bizarre killings. The only link is that all the victims are local officials and the killer is demanding 50,000 dollars to stop the attacks.
Screenplay by EVAN HUNTER
Based on the novel by ED MCBAIN Produced by JACK FARREN
Directed by Richard A. colla. Films; p 16
Det Steve Carella:
Det Meyer Meyer:
Det Bert King:
Det Eileen McHenry:
Det Arthur Brown:
Det Andy Parker:
with lain Johnstone
A report from the Cannes Film Festival. This annual event is the most important in the film industry calendar. Glamour, art and commercialism collide in this small French resort. Films included in competition are: David Bowie 's Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence , The Year of Living Dangerously with- Mel Gibson , and Martin Scorsese 's King of Comedy starring Robert de Niro.
Studio director BRUCE THOMPSON Producer JUDY LINDSAY