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: Breakfast News and Commonwealth Games

The best of the overnight sporting action from
Auckland is introduced by Steve Rider , with Games summaries from David Icke at
6.35, 7.35 and 8.35 and headlines on-screen.
International, national and business news at
6.30, 7.00 and 8.00.
National and regional news summaries at
7.30, 8.30 and 9.00.
Regional news and weather at 6.55, 7.55 and 8.55.
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Unknown: David Icke

: Kilroy

Enjoy a good argument? If it's on your mind or in the news, Robert Kilroy-Silk and his audience are debating the subject.
For topical debate, dispute and discussion, catch them each day.
A Kilroy Television production for BBCtv
0 STUDIO AUDIENCE: to participate ring 01 -8 11 Z211.


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk
Editor: Liz Barron
Editor: Jo Sandilands

: News

Weather followed by The Flintstone
Comedy Show
New cartoon adventures from Bedrock as Moonrock tries to play the dating game by numbers, while Fred and Barney get to play soldiers.

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin and starting with
The Playbus stops today at The Why Bird Stop
The letter of the day is 'Q' and Why has a question for you to answer.
Storyteller: Wayne Jackman. Story: Lulu's New Hair by Wayne Jackman. Music PETER GOSLING
Producer BARBARA RODDAM Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE
A Felgate production for BBCtv


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Wayne Jackman.
Unknown: Wayne Jackman.
Music: Peter Gosling
Producer: Barbara Roddam
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Roobarb

When a Knight Lost his Day Narrated by Richard Briers. (R)


Unknown: Richard Briers.
Bus driver: Simon Harbrow
Why Bird: Ellie Darvill

: Five to Eleven

With Garard Green.

: News

Weather followed by Commonwealth
Further overnight action from
Auckland with Helen Rollason , including boxing quarter-finals, weightlifting, cycling, badminton and bowls, plus highlight summaries from Ralph Dellor.
Including at
12.00 News and Weather


Unknown: Helen Rollason
Unknown: Ralph Dellor.

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Neighbours

Mike finds familiarity breeds contempt on his first day as a teacher.
SHOW TIMES: page 14


Madge: Anne Charleston
Harold Bishop: Ian Smith
Henry: Craig McLachlan
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Beverly: Lisa Armytage
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Gail Robinson: Fiona Corke
Scott: Jason Donovan
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Des Clarke: Paul Keane
Mike Young: Guy Pearce
Jamie Clarke: S J Dey
Mrs Mangel: Vivean Gray
Jane Harris: Annie Jones
Todd Landers: Kristian Schmid
Katie Landers: Sally Jensen
Bronwyn: Rachel Friend
Sharon: Jessica Muschamp
Nick Page: Mark Stevens
Joe Mangel: Mark Little
John: Brian James
Rev Sampson: Howard Bell
Jessie Ross: Michelle Kearley
Mrs Ross: Marian Sinclair

: Going for Gold

Hosted by Henry Kelly.


Unknown: Henry Kelly.

: Ironside

Raymond Burr as the wheelchair-bound detective.
Ring of Prayer
Ironside investigates the relationship between two deaths and the influence of the occult.
Written by JACK MORSE
Directed by DON WEIS (R)


Unknown: Raymond Burr
Written By: Jack Morse
Directed By: Don Weis
Robert T Ironside: Raymond Burr
Det Sgt Ed Brown: Don Galloway
Mark Sanger: Don Mitchell
Officer Fran Belding: Elizabeth Bauer
Madame Jabez: Barbara Rush

: Head of the Class

Howard Hesseman.
Love Is Debatable
Broken-hearted Alan is on less than top form for a debating competition until Darlene has an idea.


Unknown: Howard Hesseman.
Written By: Ray Jessel
Written By: Cynthia Thompson
Directed By: Frank Cavestani
Charlie Moore: Howard Hesseman
Alan: Tonyo 'Dell
Darlene: Robin Givens

: Bazaar

Join Janice Long in the marketplace of ideas. Danny Baker gets the lowdown on how to change a wheel from car mechanics Helen Chessum and Jan Pearse ; Barbara Daly reveals more make-up secrets; two taxi drivers find out from
Lesley Waters how to eat heartily yet healthily; Stefan Buczacki sprouts fresh salad on the windowsill; and agony aunt of the home, Charmian Watkins , gives a tired sitting room a new lease of life. Director JANE FLETCHER
Series producer ERICA GRIFFITHS


Unknown: Janice Long
Unknown: Danny Baker
Unknown: Helen Chessum
Unknown: Jan Pearse
Unknown: Barbara Daly
Unknown: Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Charmian Watkins
Director: Jane Fletcher
Producer: Erica Griffiths

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andy Crane.

Two by Two
Presented by Jenny Powell. (R)


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andy Crane
Presenter (Two by Two): Jenny Powell
Series Producer (Two by Two): Jane Tarleton
Producer (Two by Two): Anne Denehy

: Stoppit and Tidyup: Wash Your Face



Narrator: Terry Wogan

: SuperTed: Bubbles Bubbles Everywhere: 1

Bubbles, a clown criminal, escapes and heads for Earth.

: Oskar and the Ice-Pick

By Judy Corbalis.
Told for Jackanory in five daily parts by Lynda Bellingham.
1: Oskar and Henrietta (a gorillagram) are sent to the Himalayas to deliver an ice-pick to Oskar's mother.

: Newsround

with Roger Finn

: Blue Peter

(Ceefax subtitles)


Presenter: Yvette Fielding
Presenter: John Leslie

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Newsroom South East

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.
0 WRITE TO: Newsroom South East. BBC Elstree Centre, Clarendon Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire WD6 IJF if you have any news.


Unknown: Michael Wale
Unknown: Cathy McGowan

: Blankety Blank

Starring Les Dawson.
Les welcomes you to another edition of this popular quiz full of super prizes.
His special guests this week are:
Floella Benjamin ,
Michael Groth , Vince Hill , Sue Lloyd , Gail McKenna and Charlie Williams. Director SYLVIE BODEN


Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Michael Groth
Unknown: Vince Hill
Unknown: Sue Lloyd
Unknown: Gail McKenna
Unknown: Charlie Williams.
Director: Sylvie Boden

: Major Dad

Starring Gerald McRaney The Wedding
All is set for a traditional
Marine wedding, a ceremony which doesn't usually include a Code 1 alert!


Unknown: Gerald McRaney
Major John D MacGillis: Gerald McRaney
Polly: Shanna Reed
Elizabeth: Marisa Ryan
Robin: Nicole Dubuc
Casey: Chelsea Hertford

: Commonwealth Games Today

The best of the day's action from
Auckland with Desmond Lynam.
Including the Men's
Marathon, which started a couple of hours ago.
Plus how the medals were won elsewhere.
Women's 400m hurdles; Men's 400m hurdles; Decathlon.
Women's 200m medley; Men's 200m butterfly; Men's 50m freestyle;
Women's 800m freestyle; Men's 100m backstroke;
Women's 4 x 100m medley.
News from boxing, which has reached the quarter-final stage. There were more medals decided in cycling and shooting, plus a round-up of bowls and badminton.


Unknown: Desmond Lynam.

: Nine O'Clock News

Michael Buerk with the day's news from home and abroad.
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: Panorama

Bunking Off
Every day this term more than 200,000 pupils will play truant from Britain's schools. In London alone a quarter of all 15-year-olds will be missing from class.
Is truancy a vote of no confidence in the quality of education which demands a response from the Government?
Panorama has commissioned its own nationwide survey of truants and their motives.
Stephen Bradshaw reports on allegations that the facts about truancy have been suppressed and accompanies the police as they round up truants from the streets.


Unknown: Stephen Bradshaw
Producer: Rosalind Erskine

: Miami Vice

Starring Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas
Badge of Dishonour Dead drug dealers are becoming an epidemic but Crockett and Tubbs suspect corrupt police involvement.
Followed by Weather


Directed By: Richard Compton
Sonny Crockett: Don Johnson
Ricardo Tubbs: Philip Michael Thomas
Lt Castillo: Edward James Olmos
Switek: Michael Talbott
Trudy: Olivia Brown
Gina: Saundra Santiago

: Commonwealth Games

Steve Rider introduces more live action from
Auckland, including:
The final six gold medals will be decided in the pool at 3.30: Men's 200m medley;
Women's 200m butterfly; Women's 50m freestyle; Men's 1500m freestyle;
Women's 200m backstroke; Men's 4 x 100m medley.
Plus two more diving golds to be won:
Women's 3m springboard; Men's highboard.
Commentators: Hamilton
Bland and Andy Jameson.
Also the latest badminton and bowls action and a round-up of the rest of the night's news, including judo and shooting.


Unknown: Andy Jameson.

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