with Frank Bough and Selina Scott 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 This morning's papers reviewed at 8.37
Including this morning:
Zoe's View - Breakfast Time's teenage correspondent
Zoe Brown files her latest report; Glynn Christian cooks up another early morning recipe; and Richard Smith takes Your medical calls on [number removed]
Presenter Wayne Jackman Guest Chloe Ashcroft
Story: Mr Josh Jolly and the Prince of Pandanga by JOYCE TOMSETT (R)
with Moira Stuart and Chris Lowe
News Headlines with subtitles
12.55 Regional News
Weather News IAN MCCASKILL
with Magnus Magnusson Paul Coia and Josephine Buchan
Jane Lomas looks at the other side of the fashion industry and finds out how the men from Swindon set out in style. A rare opportunity to see
South Korean pianist Ju Hee Suh, the youngest prize-winner in the history of the Prestigious Leeds
International Pianoforte Competition. And travel expert Jill Crawshaw is back with more suggestions for 'stay-at-home' holidays.
A See-Saw programme
Lots of things growing today - potatoes, flowers and huge turnips!
With Carol Chell and Don Spencer
Musical director PETER GOSLING Directed and produced by CHRISTINE HEWITT Executive producer
CYNTHIA FELGATE (R)
Scragtag's got itchy feet - or is it paws? He's making plans to travel far and wide. Before leaving, he's bound to tune in to T. T. V. for another episode of Gurgle Eek, more
Quizzicals and Top of the Mops. Watch with him and find out where he finally decides to go.
Scragtag's assistant Marcus Kimber Anna Nouncer Juliet Prague
Story: Moddlo the Moanio Written and illustrated by ROBIN KINGSLAND Music by MICHAEL OMER Producer ROY HOLANl Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE
Texas Pete gets more than a 'take-away' in San Francisco's Chinatown.
Produced by MIKE YOUNG
Directed by DAVE EDWARDS
by ROALD DAHL
Told by Kenneth Williams for Jackanory
Today: The Peach and the Cloud-men
A cartoon space adventure.
Ulysses and Yumi find themselves fighting an army of ghosts in the muddy marshes of a strange planet.
with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan
Full Steam Ahead!
The Blue Peter layout comes into its own today with the latest 00 gauge locos, including the Mallard, the world speed record-holder from the great days of the giants of steam. Plus some tips for making scenery.
The Video Quiz
It's quarter-final time, and tonight Heworth Grange and Mearns Castle schools meet head to head. Who'll win the battle of the videos? And in the arcade clay-pigeons fly in to see who's the best marksman. Debbie Greenwood leads them through this knock-out tournament to find the First Class of 1986. Designer JIM LONGMUIR Director JUSTIN C. ADAMS Producer CHARLES NAIRN BBC Scotland
Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey present 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
Presenting hits and videos from the Top 40.
Introduced by Gary Davies and Steve Wright.
Top 40 on Ceefax page 264
by Charlie Humphreys.
'All I do is go around life hurting people. I don't want to hurt people'.
Det Sgt Quick:
with Judith Hann ,
Peter Macann , Maggie Philbin and Howard Stableford , bringing you the new, fascinating and bizarre in the world of science This week Maggie Philbin visits Queen Alexandra's Hospital, Portsmouth, to report on how lasers are helping people to see. Producers
MARTIN MORTIMORE. DANA PURVIS MARTIN FREETH , CYNTHIA PAGE Studio director NIGEL FINNIS Editor RICHARD REISZ
Bill Beaumont and Emlyn Hughes captain two teams of sporting celebrities.
This week the guests are:
Nigel Mansell , winner of last Year's European Grand Prix at Brands Hatch; John Rutherford of Selkirk,
Scotland's most-capped fly-half; Mike McFarlane , gold Medallist at 200m in Brisbane; and Chelsea's
Scottish international striker, David Speedie.
David Coleman questions their knowledge of the faces, facts and feats, reviving
Memories of the greatest - and the funniest - moments in sport.
Director PETER HAYWARD Producer MIKE ADLEY BBC Manchester
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Julia Somerville and John Humphrys present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad. Regional News Weather News
by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton
England, 1565. An embarrassing incident with a turnip, an ostrich feather and a fat aunt leads to a right to-do in the Blackadder household.
Queen Elizabeth I:
The weekly opportunity for the general public to pose the questions and debate the answers with those in power, those who seek it and those who influence events.
Among the guests with Sir Robin Day this evening at the Greenwood Theatre in London are:
Digby Anderson Lady Grimond
Ian Picton Director
Producer ANNA CARRAGHER Editor BARBARA MAXWELL
Six films about turning points in science presented by Professor Heinz Wolff 5: Number Crunching
When Byron's daughter joined forces with a mathematician in the 1840s, they dreamed of a machine which could make millions of accurate calculations. Directed by GEORGE AUCKLAND
Produced by RON BLOOMFIELD (R)
The young Kentuckian responsible for the revitalisation of Bluegrass music, Ricky and his band eschew the rhinestones and Nashville sentimentality to concentrate on traditional playing and singing.
Elvis Costello was one of the many musicians in the audience for this London concert and he joins Ricky on stage to duet on 'Don't get above your raisin". Introduced by Anne Nightingale
Directed by SAND1 FULLERTON Television presentation TOM CORCORAN (R)