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: The Flintstones

High School Fred (R)

: BBC Breakfast News

with Nicholas Witchell and Laurie Mayer.


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Laurie Mayer.

: News

Weather followed by Four Square

: Conservatives 89

Live coverage of the second morning presented by David Dimbleby , Vivian White and Ian Smith. Top of the agenda is a debate on the environment and a keynote speech by new Environment Secretary Chris Patten , MP. Editor JAMES HOGAN including at


Presented By: David Dimbleby
Presented By: Vivian White
Presented By: Ian Smith.
Unknown: Chris Patten
Editor: James Hogan

: Playbus

Introduced by Simon Parkin - starting with
The Dot Stop
Storyteller: lain Lauchlan. Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Producer: Cynthia Felgate
Producer: Michael Cole

: Stoppit and Tidyup

I Said No
Narrated by Terry Wogan.
It's Great Gherkin Feast Day and I Said No and his pet Not Now decide to have a feast of their own. (R)


Unknown: Terry Wogan.
Dot: Eithne Hannigan

: Five to Eleven

with Nina Baden-Semper .


Unknown: Nina Baden-Semper

: News

Weather followed by Conservatives 89
Further coverage. including at

: One O'Clock News

with Philip Hayton.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Neighbours

A wedding anniversary causes headaches for Gail. Written by RAY KOLLE
Directed by STEVE MANN
(Cast page 45. Repeated 5.35pm, BBC2) eCEEFAX SUBTITLES


Written By: Ray Kolle
Directed By: Steve Mann

: Four Square

hosted by John Sachs.


Unknown: John Sachs.

: Water under the Bridge

3: Neil renews an old friendship and Shasta finds romance, but is it too late? (For cast see page 46)

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andy Crane - starting with Two by Two presented by Jenny Powell.
Jenny spends the day with a zoo vet and helps with a tortoise and an elephant. Songs written and performed by DEREK GRIFFITHS
Series producer JANE TARLETON Producer ANNE DENEHY
Bodger and Badger written by Andy Cunningham. Auntie Wamty
4.20pm Fantastic Max The Big Sleep: 1
4.35pm Ovlde
A Jocular Genie Named Jock (R)


Introduced By: Andy Crane
Presented By: Jenny Powell.
Unknown: Derek Griffiths
Editor: Roger Mullins
Written By: Andy Cunningham.
Producer: Judy Whitfield
Simon: Andy Cunningham
Mavis: Joanne Campbell
Mr Troff: Roger Walker
Auntie Rachel: Kate David

: World Cup Match of the Day

Poland v England with Desmond Lynam.
Live coverage of the Group 2 match from Chorzow as England aim to confirm their passage to the finals in Italy. Barry Davies and Trevor Brooking commentate. Jimmy Hill and Bobby Charlton add expert comment.
Television presentation TVP Poland Studio producer VIVIEN KENT Editor BRIAN BARWICK
(Coverage continues on BBC2)


Unknown: Desmond Lynam.
Unknown: Trevor Brooking
Unknown: Jimmy Hill
Unknown: Bobby Charlton
Editor: Brian Barwick

: Six O'Clock News

with Anna Ford and Philip Hayton.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Wogan with Joanna Lumley

Guests include Michael Palin and playwright Willy Russell. (Michael Palin appears in 'Around the World in 80 Days' at 9.35pm)


Presenter: Joanna Lumley
Guest: Michael Palin
Guest: Willy Russell

: Doctor Who: Ghost Light: Part 2

Part two of a three part adventure by Marc Platt
Starring Sylvester McCoy
The Doctor sees the light and Ace meets some husky friends.


Writer: Marc Platt
Incidental Music: Mark Ayres
Make-up Designer: Joan Stribling
Script Editor: Andrew Cartmel
Designer: Nick Somerville
Producer: John Nathan-Turner
Director: Alan Wareing
The Doctor: Sylvester McCoy
Ace: Sophie Aldred
Nimrod: Carl Forgione
Control: Sharon Duce
Gwendoline: Katherine Schlesinger
Mackenzie: Frank Windsor
Josiah: Ian Hogg
Mrs Pritchard: Sylvia Syms
Rev Matthews: John Nettleton
Mrs Grose: Brenda Kempner
Redvers Fenn-Cooper: Michael Cochrane

: Bergerac

A Man of Sorrows by John Fletcher.
A dead body in an empty cottage is the start of a nightmare journey for Jim.
Series created by ROBERT BANKS STEWART
Directed by GEOFFREY SAX


Unknown: John Fletcher.
Directed By: Geoffrey Sax
Produced By: George Gallaccio
Det Sgt Bergerac: John Nettles
Crozier: Sean Arnold
Hallowes: Jack Galloway
Higgins: George Baker
Philips: Donald Douglas
Chater: William Simons
Hargreaves: Jamie Roberts
Lomas: David Kershaw
Hargreaves: Kevin Quarmby
Spaniard: Valentino Musetti
Choirboy: James Edwards

: Points of View

with Anne Robinson. Producer HELEN GARTELL e RADIO TIMES LETTERS: page 94


Unknown: Anne Robinson.
Producer: Helen Gartell

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Labour Party.

: Nine O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk.
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Around the World in 80 Days

A seven-part documentary entertainment, in which actor and writer Michael Palin attempts to emulate the achievement and adventures of the late Phileas Fogg. 1: The Challenge
A fine autumn morning. With one final glance at the Reform Club clock,
Michael Palin steps out into Pall Mall. It is 9.45am precisely, and Michael's aim is to return to this very spot before 80 days have elapsed - having circumnavigated the globe. He will follow as closely as possible the route of Jules Verne 's fictional hero, travelling by land and sea - but never by air. To begin with, all goes well, but air travel has destroyed the scheduled passenger steamer, and decimated the global rail links which were the pride of the Victorian world. Michael gradually realises that things can only go from good to bad, to impossible....
Film cameraman NIGEL MEAKIN Film editor DAVID THOMAS
Series producer CLEM VALLANCE Director ROGER MILLS
● COVER STORY: page 4


Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: Phileas Fogg.
Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: Jules Verne
Unknown: Nigel Meakin
Producer: Clem Vallance
Director: Roger Mills

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Steve Rider. World Cup Football
Action highlights from a day of decision for all the British teams. England and Scotland were playing in Poland and France respectively, Wales were at home to European champions Holland, and in Dublin the Republic took on Northern Ireland.
Commentators: Barry Davies , John Motson and Tony Gubba. Plus how snooker's star from the east, Jimmy Wattana of Thailand, is coping with the British professional circuit. Television presentation:
Assistant editor NIALL SLOANE Producer VIVIEN KENT


Introduced By: Steve Rider.
Commentators: Barry Davies
Commentators: John Motson
Commentators: Tony Gubba.
Unknown: Jimmy Wattana
Unknown: Martin Webster
Editor: Niall Sloane
Producer: Vivien Kent
Editor: John Rowlinson

: Weather

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