Introduced by Frank Bough and Selina Scott
The brightest start to your day, with a new timetable to make more of your mornings. The revised timetable:
News on the hour and half hour read by Debbie Rix Weather with Francis Wilson at 6.55, 7.25, 7.55.
8.25, 8.55 and 9.18
Nationwide news, weather and travel from your local BBC studio at 6.57, 7.27.
7.57 and 8.27
Sports news and features with David Icke and Bob Wilson at 7.20, 7.45 and 8.20 The morning papers at 7.37, reviewed by a guest at 8.37 Including today: the start of a new weekly series on fashion -the trends and the best buys; gardening advice from Alan Titchmarsh down on Titch's Pitch; and introducing Advice Line, Breakfast Time's, expert panel offers advice on your problems.
To mark the start of Lent, Fit to Eat, Glynn Christian and the Green Goddess start their campaign for fit and healthy living.
And all this week: School's Out - half-term fun and features.
9.20 Pages from Ceefax
with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
Weather News IAN MCCASKILL
12.57 Regional News (London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)
Today sees the launch of a nationwide search for the Young Photographer of the Year; and Jan Beaney demonstrates how easy it is to create a masterpiece in fabric and thread with paint-on dyes.
Editor PETER HERCOMBE
If you've ever wanted a computer desk, a hi-fi video centre, bunk beds or a rocking chair these are just a few of the items which
Richard Blizzard will be making in his new series of eight programmes.
1: Hi-fi Video Centre
The hi-fi video centre is designed to take your TV, the video recorder and your stereo sound system, plus all the video cassettes, records and tapes that usually are so difficult to store conveniently.
Also in this programme
Richard Blizzard shows the items that he will be making in the garden section of each programme. Director PAULA GILDER
Producer PETER RAMSDEN
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Ring! Ring! If you are feeling chatty then phone a friend.... Presenter Ben Bazell Guests Carol Leader Fraser Wilson
Story: Bad Sir Brian Botany by A. A. MILNE
Musical director PETER GOSLING Bass guitarist DAVE MOSES
Series producer ANNE GOBEY Editor CYNTHIA FELGATE
(Rpt. Repeated next Tues morning)
Zilly's a Dilly
A comedy cartoon with Dick Dastardly as the commander of the notorious Vulture Squadron.
by ANTONIA BARKER told by Jonathon Morris for Jackanory Part 2
play-act at the racetrack in Horse Detectives
with Johnny Ball
This week Johnny discovers the fun behind the facts about heads.
Uncover the facts about heads including the great fan cover-up and the hair-raising story of wigs. So Think Again and take your hat off to heads. Written by JOHNNY BALL Director MIKE SEDDON
Producer ALBERT BARBER BBC Bristol
with Roy Castle
Fiona Kennedy and Norris McWhirter - who explore the longest, shortest, highest, lowest, rarest, deepest, greatest - more people and things with a place in the record books. Designer PAUL HAINES Producer ALAN RUSSELL
starring with guest stars
2: Daily Flights to Olympus Will Bannion's displays of bravado prevent him facing the truth behind his image? (Repeat. A new Dr Kildare story begins on Thursday at 5.35 pm)
Dr James Kildare:
Dr Leonard Gillespie:
Nurse Zoe Lawton:
with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell present 30 minutes of the latest pictures, stories and events of the day from Britain and around the world followed by Weather News
London Plus, Spotlight
South Today, Points West Look East, Look North North West Tonight Midlands Today
by Gerry Huxham.
"Poor old Reg..."
(Next programme, Thursday at 7.00 pm)
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Det Insp Marsh:
posts that mention
Les Dawson the host of the comedy quiz game that everyone can play at home.
Trying to match the contestants' blanks are this week's guests: Barry Cryer
Bertice Reading Guy Michelmore Sharron Davies
David Copperfield Anna Raeburn
Produced in association with MARK GOODSON and TALBOT TV LTD Lighting PETER WESSON Designer JOHN BRISTOW Director TONY NEWMAN Producer STANLEY APPEL
A mystery in six parts by MICHAEL J. BIRD starring
3: In Possession
After her terrifying and inexplicable experience,
Catherine feels she can trust no-one - except Anders. But even as they try to solve the riddle, the unseen menace grows....
Music composed by JOHNNY PEARSON
Script editor BRIAN WRIGHT Film editor ROBIN CHALMERS Director DAVID MALONEY Producer VERE LORRIMER
Anna Marie Jordahl:
Barry Took with your comments in the programme you help to write.
Producer BERNARD NEWNHAM Please send letters to Barry Took
Points of View
BBC Television Centre London W128QT
with John Humphrys and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weather News
starring and Cool Runnin'
Crockett and Tubbs are on the trail of ruthless Jamaican drug dealers who 'blow away' their business counterparts after relieving them of their merchandise. Unable to get close to the gang, they reluctantly put their trust in Noogie Lamont , a jive-talking petty thief who claims to know a dangerous associate of the Jamaicans - an unsavoury and hazardous situation, considering
Noogie's dubious credentials.
Written by JOEL SURNOW Directed by LEE KATZIN
With Barry Norman
Jonathan Pryce and Robert De Niro star in Brazil, a comedy nightmare set sometime in the future, when the world is run by bureaucrats. Director Terry Gilliam talks about making the film.
Sally Field is tipped for an Oscar for her performance in Places in the Heart, the story of a young mother's fight for survival in rural Texas. She talks about her role.
Ryan O'Neal , Shelley Long and 9-year-old
Drew Barrymore star in Irreconcilable Differences, a domestic comedy.
Director MICHAEL PARKER rroducer JUDY LINDSAY
Tim Brooke-Taylor is the questionmaster in a game to test the wits of the wittiest and the general knowledge of the generally knowledgeable. The teams
Bonnie Langford Paul Squire
Marti Webb , Bill Tidy
Based on an idea by IRENE THOMAS Director ROGER CASSTLES Producer ROY RONNIE BBC Pebble Mill
from the Hammersmith Palais, London Ray Moore introduces two Programmes featuring the finalists of the United Kingdom Ballroom Championships.
In this first programme, the couples compete for the Professional Modern and Amateur Latin American titles.
To the music of ROSS MITCHELL AND HIS BAND
Professional assessment of the competition from ex-World Champions Alan Fletcher and Richard Gleave
Produced by KEN GRIFFIN
Arranged by Mecca Entertainment in conjunction with BADA