starts your day with news, sport, weather and travel available to all viewers whether or not they have teletext sets
with Sue Cook and Guy Michelmore in London and Nick Ross at the TUC's Annual Congress in Brighton Timetable:
News on the hour and half hour read by Sue Carpenter
Weather from 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: Steve Blacknell with the latest pop gossip at 7.32
Today the 118th Trades Union Congress opens in Brighton, with the continuing high level of unemployment a major concern. On the agenda are changes to the law on Industrial relations, how to revive manufacturing industry, and the future relationship between the Labour Party and the TUC. Reporting team Vincent Hanna and Nicholas Jones Editor PETER KENYATTA
(Martin Adeney sets the scene for this year's Congress on page 42.)
Do you know any games?
Have you ever seen anyone working away like this to play with names?
Presenter Stuart McGugan Guest Sheelagh Gilbey
Story: We Are Best Friends by alki (R)
Further live coverage from Brighton
with Richard Whitmore and Sue Carpenter
News Headlines with subtitles
Coverage of the afternoon session, including the debate on industrial relations.
By Roller Coaster Upsan Downs (R)
In 16th-century Spain, Esteban the orphan boy listens to Sailors' stories about huge cities made out of gold to be found faraway in the Americas. He longs to go and find them. He meets Zia, an Inca girl from South America and together they set out on a long search for these mysterious cities.
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Phillip Schofield looks forward to the highlights of Children's BBC.
A progress report on the famous eight with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan.
If all goes well, Goldie's second litter of pups will provide seven pairs of eyes for the blind. Halley, Bonzo, Honey, Fergie, Snowy, Amber and Bruno are all trainee guide dogs and Puppy Walking Manager Derek Freeman says they're all making excellent progress. Bonnie's taken over from Goldie as the Blue Peter dog, and her training is being followed by viewers every Monday and Thursday. All eight are a great credit to their famous mum, and in this report you can follow their development from the moment they were born, seven months ago, to the chaotic afternoon, last month, when photographer Robert Hill tried to take their picture.
Assistant editor Lewis Bronze Editor Biddy Baxter
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The start of BBC Television's
1986 international trials competition for the Norwich Union Kick Start trophy. Defending champion,
Eddy Lejeune of Belgium, competes against top riders from Canada, Northern
Ireland and England on a new and formidable course of natural and man-made obstacles on Lord Hesketh's estate in Northamptonshire. Commentators
PETER PURVES , JACK STITES Producer JOHN G. SMITH BBC Pebble Mill
Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell present the latest pictures, stories and events from
Britain and around the world followed by Weather News
Linda Mitchell and Caroline Righton bring you all tonight's headlines from London and the south east plus the interviews that will make tomorrow's talking points. The London Plus reporters are with the people making the news.
Plus all the day's sport from MICHAEL WALE Producer JANE DRABBLE Editor PHILIP HARDING
Tonight's host is former bank executive, Mr Terry Wogan from the south east. If he passes tonight's gruelling test, Terry will win a guaranteed live appearance on Wednesday's Wogan.
A natural history in 13 parts by David Attenborough
The story of life from the first primitive cells to plants and animals that live around us. 1: The Infinite Variety
The millions of forms of life that exist today are as varied as apes, amoeba, mantids and monkeys, whelks and whales. David Attenborough looks at the incredible variety of living things, and fossils, which throw light on the ancestry of life. Photography
PETER PARKS, MAURICE FISHER Executive producer
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by JOHN ESMONDE and BOB LARBEY starring Karl Howman and Gary Waldhorn Elizabeth Counsell with Mike Walling
Jacko is a painter who enjoys life and spends his spare time appreciating the fairer sex. In this first episode his appreciation wins him a parking ticket, animosity from the office secretary, and nearly the loss of his job.
Music DEXYS MIDNIGHT RUNNERS
Studio lighting GRAHAM RIMMINGTON Designer RICHARD MCMANAN-SMITH Produced by SYDNEY LOTTERBY Directed by MANDIE FLETCHER
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with Julia Somerville and Andrew Harvey the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad
Regional News Weather News
by GARETH JONES
The last part of a serial based on an idea by VICTORIA HINE with and Bruce is dead, but what's happened to Neil? Yvonne drops a bombshell. Viv has emerged as a street leader, and the local elections are coming. Is this the start of Viv the people's politician? And just what does Eddy expect her to do? How long can she go on fighting back? £
Incidental music PAUL JONES Script editor BETH PORTER Lighting DICK BENTLEY Designer ROB HINDS Producer CHRIS PARR Director PAUL SEED
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continuing a season of films featuring the great Hollywood star. Tonight with Edward G. Robinson
Ann-Margret Karl Maiden
In the twilight world of New Orleans gambling clubs, 'The Kid' takes on Lancey Howard , the legendary king of five-card studpoker. The prize is not simply money, but also the coveted title of 'The Man'. Steve McQueen gives one of his most famous performances in this tense portrait of rivalry, leading to the memorable, final gambling marathon.
Screenplay by RING LARDNER JR and TERRY SOUTHERN Based on the novel by RICHARD JESSUP
Produced by MARTIN RANSCHOFF Directed by NORMAN JEWISON
(Steve McQueen stars in The Getaway on Thursday at 10.0pm)
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