starts your day with news, sport, weather and travel - available to all viewers whether or not they have teletext sets.
Selina Scott and Mike Smith with a Monday morning mix of news, comment and guests Timetable:
News on the hour and half hour read by Sue Carpenter
Weather with Francis Wilson at 6.55, 7.25, 7.55, 8.25, 8.55
News, weather and travel from local BBC studios at
6.57, 7.27, 7.57, 8.27
Sports news at 7.20 and 8.20 A review of the morning papers at 8.37
Including this morning:
Lynn Faulds Wood with news and reports from the consumer unit; the latest pop news from Steve Blacknell and Russell Grant with a guide to what the stars have in store for you today.
Puzzle, puzzle riddle-me-rhyme,
A picture appears all in good time
Presenter lain Lauchlan Guest Carol Chell
Story: Clanky, the Mechanical Boy by KENNETH MAHOOD
with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles
12.55 Regional News
Weather News IAN MCCASKILL
with Magnus Magnusson and Josephine Buchan
Today there's a chance to get away from it all: Paul Coia begins a new weekly series in which he visits the paradise islands of the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean, a thousand miles from anywhere.... Editor PETER HERCOMBE BBC Pebble Mill
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A See-Saw programme by ROGER HARGREAVES Little Miss Splendid and Mister Jelly
Produced and directed by TREVOR BOND and TERRY WARD (R)
How to cope with, survive and enjoy your under-5s. With Francis Wilson and Miriam O'Reilly
Coping with Breast and Bottlefeeding
Parents talk about how they coped with early worries about feeding, and suggest ways to make this a more relaxing and enjoyable experience for both mother and baby.
Film editor TONY KOVACS
Produced by ANNE O'DWYER
Series producer BERNARD ADAMS A Helpline is open from 2.15 until
7.0 pm. Ring [number removed]or, in Scotland, [number removed]
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Presented by Jimmy Savile OBE
Nine programmes which show how many serious child accidents are preventable. 2: Children Can Fly Director JULIA DRUM
Producer PETER RIDING (R)
For free booklet send your name and address on a postcard to: Play it Safe!, [address removed]. Only single copies available
A weekly magazine for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
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A Picnic on the River by MICHAEL BOND (R)
with Stuart Bradley
Follow the trail to Northern Ireland to see what you can make out of seaweed! Producer PENNY LLOYDEditor CYNTHIA FELGATE
Written and created by PETER MADDOCKS
Voices PETER HAWKINS and SUSAN SHERIDAN
Directed by KEITH LEARNER
by KENNETH GRAHAME
Told by Bernard Cribbins for Jackanory
'The Mole had been working very hard all the morning, spring-cleaning his little home....'
So begins one of the best-loved stories ever written for children, told this week on a real river bank, not unlike the one where Rat and Mole made their home.
Today: The River Bank (R)
A new cartoon series about International Space Rescue in the year 2086.
The Thunderbirds are a special rescue squad of crack pilots dedicated to the service of mankind.
with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan
A Cut Above!
'The engineering miracle of the century' was how the Barton Swing Aqueduct was described when it was opened by Queen Victoria in 1894. Simon and Goldie report from this ingenious watery flyover that swings one canal over another, and is still going strong after 91 years.
Assistant editor LEWIS BRONZE Editor BIDDY BAXTER
Blue Peter 22nd Book. Â£3.25, available from booksellers
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starring Scott Baio as Charles A Date with Enid
To add to the confusion of a hectic day of household chores, Douglas falls in love with Lila's weirdest girlfriend, Enid.
Written by MICHAEL JACOBS and PAMELA PETTLER
Directed by ALAN RAFKIN
with Sue Lawley and Andrew Harvey followed by Weather News
Presented by Jeremy Paxman The London Plus reporters are with the people making the news. Plus sport with MICHAEL WALE ; and the stars and stories from the world of entertainment.
Producer DAVE STANFORD Editor PHILIP HARDING
At last, the good life invades the once verdant pastures of Shepherd's Bush Green as Felicity Kendal tries on Terry's wellies for the first of three titanic struggles with the elements.
Ballad for a Blue Lady
Hutch takes on more than his professional duty when he attempts to rescue a beautiful singer from the clutches of a hoodlum who is used to calling the tune and making sure that, for those about to testify against him, the music stops - permanently.
Written by PAUL MICHAEL GLASER and SID ELLIS Directed by PAUL MICHAEL GLASER (R)
Written by GEORGE LAYTON starring Tony Britton and Nigel Havers featuring Simon Williams and Jane How
Madeline has found someone else and Tom is feeling pretty low. His bank balance is in a similar state. Toby tries to boost his morale and help him financially.
Designer ERIC WALMSLEY Produced and directed by HAROLD SNOAD
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Dr Charles Cartwright:
Julia Somerville and John Humphrys present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad Regional News Weather News
The Thin Blue Line
Too scared to go out, a 73-year-old woman sits watching tv as thieves break in and steal her pension book. Down the road, a 50-year-old woman is raped as she walks home, elsewhere a 15-year-old boy is arrested for armed robbery. It's just a day in the life of an inner city borough where new research suggests that one in two houses will be hit by crime each year.
Tonight Panorama looks at whether police can hold the line in the war against crime. Reporter Paul Barry Producer CHRIS OXLEY Editor DAVID DICKINSON
A season of films starring one of Britain's most popular screen actors, tonight with Sidney Poitier
Released from prison after a ten-year sentence, black leader Shack Twala soon finds himself a victim of the vicious South African police. He is helped to escape by an English mining engineer and the two wanted men head for Johannesburg. They are pursued by Major Horn of the State Security bureau who mysteriously allows them to stay free. But the secret police have more important matters to attend to, including £1/2 million worth of diamonds and 'Wilby' - head of the revolutionary Black Congress....
Screenplay by ROD AMATEAU and HAROLD NEBENZAL Based on the novel by PETER DRISCOLL
Produced by MARTIN BAUM Directed by RALPH NELSON (Michael Caine stars in The
Marseilles Contract next Monday)
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