starts your day with half-an-hour of news, sport, weather and travel available to all viewers, whether or not they have teletext sets.
Selina Scott and Mike Smith are the Breakfast Time hosts to people and personalities making the headlines.
News with Fern Britton (Debbie Rix , Tues, Thurs, Fri) 6.30, 7.0, 7.30,
8.0, 8.30, with headlines on every quarter hour
Weather with Francis Wilson : 6.31,
6.57, 7.27, 7.57, 8.27
Sport with David Icke and Bob Wilson : 6.40 and 7.40
Regional News, weather and traffic:
6.45, 7.15, 7.45, 8.15
TV Choice with David Wheal at 6.55 Review of the Papers: 7.18 and 8.18
Your Stars with Russell Grant : 8.33 Plus today:
Top 20 Work Out with Diana Moran , the 'Green Goddess', at 7.25
New Films and Pop Records between
7.45 and 8.0
Shades of Autumn from Hidcote, Gloucestershire
The gardens of Hidcote Manor are often described as being a shrine to what is the best of English gardening. Graham Rose of the Sunday Times and Roy Lancaster explore its many treasures and fascinating history.
Executive producer JOHN KENYON Producer DENIS W GARTSIDE BBC Pebble Mill
Presenter Ben Thomas
Guest Elizabeth Millbank
with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale Weather MICHAEL FISH
(London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)
In the run-up to the Olympics, Ron Pickering starts a series on major sporting issues.
World-famous pianist Vladimir Ash kenazy talks about his career.
A Place for a Million Birds
On the stretch of Morecambe Bay looked after by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds at its reserve just inland, about 170 species drop in each year. Two men spend their life working to keep the territory attractive to birds and they are rewarded by some of the most exciting flying displays to be seen in Britain. Narrator Deryck Guyler
Photography ARTHUR SMITH
Written and produced by DON HAWORTH BBC Manchester
Another chance to view a series of seven films about Britain before the Norman Conquest , written and presented by Michael Wood.
The first programme deals with the revolt in AD60 of Queen Boudicca of the Iceni against the Roman invaders of Britain. Recent archaeological discoveries provide new and sometimes grisly evidence of the trail of terror left by Boudicca's liberation army.
Producer DEREK TOWERS BBC Manchester
A BBC Ariel book, In Search of the Dark Ages, 23.95 from booksellers
As our towns and cities grow and change, old structures constantly give way to the new. But before the men with the big iron ball arrive, the doomed building may be cannibalised. This documentary film charts the progress of some of the more unusual 'transplants' saved from the apocalypse by London dealer, Nick Mead.
Producer ROBYN WALLIS
Look at the pattern, the shape and the shade
Put them together, what have they made?
They've made a picture!
Presenter Elizabeth Watts Guests
Brian Cant, Wayne Jackman
Story: A New Crown for the King by DIANA STOW
take on the job of duck's uncles in Wacky Quackers
with Robert Lindsay The Kitchen Warriors by JOAN AIKEN
Part 1: Prince Coriander's Return
Prince Coriander, an elf from the china cupboard, sets off on the first of a series of adventures in a kitchen peopled by deep-freeze trolls, evil dishwasher kelpies, an infra-red dragon and the vacuum witch.
with Richard Stilgoe and this week's non-hirsute mystery guest!
A computerised contest between
Burford County Combined School, Marlow and St Johns CE Middle School, Caterham
And your chance to win a BBC computer in the giant anagram competition.
Designer STEPHEN MELLOR Producer IAN OUVER
with Simon Groom, Peter Duncan and Janet Ellis
A BBC video, Blue Peter Makes.... (BBCV 9007); record and cassette, BBC Children's TV Themes (REH/ZCR486) from retailers.
The News and tonight's Weather
Nick Ross , Sarah Kennedy and Sally Magnusson present the issues of the hour.
News read by Moira Stuart
HUGH SCULLY with latest investigations from the Watchdog unit, and contributions from The Special Correspondents, Sixty Minutes' own team of humorists, with some less serious observations on the day's events. Your countdown through Sixty Minutes
5.40 The News
6.38* Closing headlines
Rolf Harris presents half-an-hour of comedy, starring Bugs Bunny
Elmer Fudd and JACK BENNY with EDWARD G. ROBINSON , PETER LORRE , HUMPHREY BOGART, LAUREN BACALL , CARMEN MIRANDA and a galaxy of Hollywood stars in support.
Director JONATHAN DENT
Producer DAVID platt
The adventure series staring pilot of a super-helicopter geared to combat crime.
Putting fraudster Richard Lassiter behind bars is an easy task for Blue Thunder, but keeping him inside calls on all the resources of the Apex helicopter unit when Lassiter master-minds an ingenious break-out.
Written by BRIAN ALAN LANE Directed by GUY MAGER
Barry Took with your comments in the programme you help to write.
Producer CAROL WHITE
Bitter Sweet Pill
When the birth control pill was first introduced to this country in the early 60s, scientists told us we would have to wait 20 years before we could balance the benefits and the costs. But today dramatic conflicting reports on the medical risks of the pill are still appearing. Meanwhile, the pill has become a symbol of women's liberation and the new sexual morality.
Reporter Margaret Jay and producer Sally Doganis examine what women should know about the pill today.
Deputy editor PETER HARDING Editor PETER IBBOTSON
with John Humphrys ; Weatherman
starring James Caan
Tom Hacklin 's estranged wife, Ruth, has taken up with a small-time hood, Jack Scolese. When Scolese turns state's evidence against his Mafia bosses, he is taken into hiding by the Justice Department. But then Ruth and the children are taken away, and when Tom tries to find them he faces nothing but a stone wall of official secrecy.
Screenplay by SPENCER EASTMAN Produced by ROBERT CHRISTIANSEN and RICK ROSENBERG
Directed by JAMES CAAN. Films: page 14
Thomas Hacklin Jr:
Ruthie Hacklin Scolese:
with Barry Norman
Champions: John Hurt stars as Bob Champion , the top steeplechase jockey, who at the height of his career discovered he had cancer and despite all odds overcame his illness to win the Grand National in 1981. Over the Brooklyn Bridge: Elliott Gould and Margaux Hemingway play an ill-matched couple, battling against family opposition to their romance.
On location with award-winning Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski on his new film, Success is the Best Revenge, starring Michael York.
Director BRUCE THOMPSON Producer JANE LUSH
Ten films about development issues in India. 7: We Are so Poor, But We Are so Many