Nicholas WitcheU and Jill Dando with Britain's most comprehensive morning news programme. Full business news. Reporting and analysis from the BBC's correspondents. Frequent sports, weather, regional news and travel. Paul Callan reviews the morning papers.
Weather followed by Look, Stranger The Faking of the Crown Jewels
Introduced by Rene Cutforth. In a decaying corner of Covent Garden, three highly respectable citizens devoted their lives to forgery on the grandest scale. Executive producer JENNIFER JEREMY
Director SANDRA WAINWRIGHT (R)
A Tribute to Cider Herefordshire-born
St John Howell gives a Personal view of the county's famous liquid asset. Producer MIKE DERBY
Weather followed by The Pink Panther
Pickled Pink; Ape Suzette;
Pink Finger (R)
Introduced by Simon Parkin - starting with Playbus stops today at
The Why Bird Stop
Fiona Beynon Brown. Director CLARE BRADLEY
Producer BARBARA RODDAM
A FELG ATE production for BBCtv (R)
Wash Your Face
Narrated by Terry Wogan (R)
with Nina Baden-Semper .
Weather followed by Australia: Journey to the Interior
In a journey of more than a thousand miles, Dick Smith swoops low beside kangaroos and drops down to talk to drovers, eventually landing at Birdsville (normal population 60) for that most Australian of occasions - a race meeting.
Producer TONY SALMON
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Weather followed by The High
Feather of an Eagle
Blue is taken hostage by Apaches after he ignores Buck's advice.
12.55pm Regional News and Weather
with Philip Hayton.
Weather Michael Fish
'I've been seeing a bit of Steve and I've got pretty confused about my feelings for him.'
Written by IAN COUGHLAN Directed by TONY OSICKA
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hosted by John Sachs.
Wales v Scotland today in another round of the knockout quiz.
Director NICK VAUGHANBARRATT Producer DAVE ROSS BBC Elstree
A three-part series based on the novel by Sumner Locke Elliott about a lifelong relationship between two people unable to articulate their love for each other.Starring and Parti
When her two best friends die in the 1919 flu pandemic, showgirl Shasta Davies sacrifices a promising career to bring up their son, Neil. In 1932, a grown Neil is invited to a party by the wealthy
Mazzinis where he meets the beautiful Carrie Mazzini , whose father was one of Shasta's lovers.
Screenplay by ELEANOR WITCOMBE and MICHAEL JENKINS
Directed by IGOR AUZINS (Part 2 tomorrow)
Introduced by Andy Crane - starting with Doodle
More cartoon fun while
watches young artists at work.
Doodle animation ARRIL JOHNSON Executive producer
THERESA PLUMMER-ANDREWS Producer ROY MILANI (R)
The exploits of Wicket on the forest moon of Endor. (R)
from Keith's Castle with Keith Harris , Orville and Cuddles. Today the dancers are being cats and dogs on the battlements.
Cuddles has gone punk! The visiting children from St.
Margaret's Primary School, Oldham, make cat and dog string puppets.
Musical director GEORGE HASTINGS Executive producer
CHRISTOPHER PILKINGTON Producer MARTIN FISHER
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with Caron Keating, Yvette Fielding and John Leslie
Dancing to the Harare Beat!
Zimbabwe's bands are conquering Britain. You might have heard of the Bhundu Boys and the Four Brothers, but what about Oliver Mtukudzi and the Black Spirits? Find out what's happening now in Zimbabwe's music scene with a special report from John.
Producers Oliver MacFarlane and Alex Leger
Editor Lewis Bronze
with Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey.
Weather Bernard Davey
Guy Michelmore keeps you in touch with what's going on around the capital region of the country.
With reports from around the south east.
Michael Wale on the local sports scene and Cathy McGowan around town.
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For a limited season only the actress, model, writer and columnist takes the chair to host Britain's leading talk show.
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This is the show that's on your side with Lynn Faulds Wood and John Stapleton , campaigning on your behalf. Assistant editors JOHN GETGOOD and ALLAN SHARPE
Editor SARAH CAPLIN
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If you consider the halcyon days of television to be no more than black and white memories, then tonight's show brings those memories flooding back. There's high (and low) drama from both sides of the Atlantic, and another chance to go 'channel hopping'.
'It's easy when you know the answers,' says Noel Edmonds. But who wins in your household when you grapple with his goggle-box teasers? Director NICK HURRAN
Producer RICHARD L. LEWIS
Executive producer JOHN KING
49 MAGIC MOMENT: if there is a particular piece of television you would like to nominate as a Magic Moment, please write to Noel at
Telly Addicts, BBCtv. Pebble Mill, Birmingham B5 7QQ.
written by Adrienne Conway. Starring and featuring and Sylvia receives some news which sends her back to Bernie, but his daughter Mandy has other ideas.
Sylvia decides she needs to get away from it all.
Studio sound DAVID THOMPSON Studio lighting GEOFF BEECH Designer ROSEMARY HESTER
Produced and directed by SUE BYSH
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Michael Buerk presents the latest stories and pictures from Britain and around the world with BBC teams at home and abroad.
Regional News; Weather
Follow My Leader
Halfway to the next election, are the Conservatives beginning to think the unthinkable, and plan for life beyond Thatcherism?
After one of their toughest years in government,
Anthony Howard inquires into the thoughts and stratagems of the Conservative powerbrokers. He follows
Michael Heseltine 's presidential campaign around the nation. Four years out of the Cabinet, he stakes out his place as the alternative candidate in the Conservative future.
Inside Central Office, the new Party Chairman, Kenneth Baker , prepares his battleplan. And Nicholas Ridley and Lord Whitelaw consider where the Conservatives are going next and where they may be going wrong.
From the Tory frontline in Lancashire and Yorkshire, the Party's faithful workers tell the bosses why they are worried.
At Blackpool this week, Mrs Thatcher will reign unchallenged. But a future without her is no longer beyond question and, though it is not the Conservative way to say so, the battle to shape it has already begun.
Producers DANIEL BRITTAINCATUN and JANE BONHAM CARTER Editor TIM GARDAM
(Coverage of this year's Conservative Party Conference in Blackpool begins tomorrow at 9.30am)
Offered a major post in the American government, Robert Elliot is faced with one major problem. Four
People know of his dangerous and illegal activities in England. Elliot devises an ingenious plan whereby the four people will all die on one evening. The four people will kill each other! But the master spy forgets one emotion, revenge - even from the grave. screenplay by BARRY LEVINSON and JONATHAN LYNN oased on the novel Internecine by MORT I. ELKIND Produced by BARRY LEVINSON
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Arnold Pryce Jones:
Person to Person
- the Craft of Interviewing
The third of three dramatised Programmes about the skills and strategies of interviewing for hiring, appraisal, information and firing.
Written and presented by Jack Gratus.
3: The Tough Ones
Film editor PETER HARRIS Producer TONY ROBERTS (R) (e)
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