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: Breakfast News and Commonwealth Games

The best of the overnight action with Steve Rider , including Games summaries from David Icke at 6.35, 7.35 and 8.35 and headline news. ( News and weather details page 32)


Unknown: Steve Rider
Unknown: David Icke

: Kilroy

Enjoy a good argument?
Join Robert Kilroy-Silk and his audience for debate, dispute and discussion on the issues of the day.
* STUDIO AUDIENCE: to participate ring [number removed].


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News

Weather followed by Going for Gold

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin and starting with
The Playbus stops today at The Patch Stop
Sam Patch meets Shetland ponies and make a patchwork of pictures.
Producer ANNE GOBEY (R)


Introduced By: Simon Parkin

: Roobarb

When Custard Stole the Show
Told by Richard Briers. Written by GRANGE CAVELEY Animation BOB GODFREY (R)


Told By: Richard Briers.
Written By: Grange Caveley
Unknown: Bob Godfrey
Patch's friend: Vanessa Amber Leigh

: Five to Eleven

With Nerys Hughes.


Unknown: Nerys Hughes.

: News

Weather followed by Commonwealth
More action from
Auckland with Helen Rollason and Ralph Dellor.
Including at
12.00 News and Weather


Unknown: Helen Rollason
Unknown: Ralph Dellor.

: One O'Clock News

Philip Hayton presents the latest stories and pictures from Britain and around the world.
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Neighbours

Mrs Mangel 's wedding day arrives - will she be put through the wringer?
(Cast page 32. Repeated at 5.35pm)


Unknown: Mrs Mangel

: Going for Gold

: Isabel's Choice

Starring Jean Stapleton.
After 15 years loyal service to top executive Lyman James , devoted secretary
Isabel Cooper finds herself torn - physically and emotionally - between him and dynamic new company president Wynn Thomas.
Screenplay by OUVER HAJLEY Directed by GUY GREEN
0 FILMS: page 19


Unknown: Jean Stapleton.
Unknown: Lyman James
Unknown: Isabel Cooper
Unknown: Wynn Thomas.
Play By: Ouver Hajley
Directed By: Guy Green
Isabel: Jean Stapleton
Lyman James: Richard Kiley
Wynn Thomas: Peter Coyote
Ellie: Betsy Palmer
Helen: Mildred Dunnock

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andi Peters.

Charlie Chalk
Jumping Bananas by Jocelyn Stevenson.
Litterbug picks up Mary the Hover Fairy's wand. Voices by Michael Williams, John Wells, Barbara Leigh-Hunt. Music and lyrics by MIKE REDWAY
Created, designed and produced by IVOR WOOD (R)


Introduced By: Andi Peters.
Unknown: Jocelyn Stevenson.
Voices By: Michael Williams
Voices By: John Wells
Voices By: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Unknown: Mike Redway
Produced By: Ivor Wood

: Bananaman

Lost Tribe of the Tapiocas With the voices of Tim Brooke-Taylor
Bill Oddie , Graeme Garden and Jill Shilling. (R)


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Jill Shilling.

: Oskar and the Ice-Pick

By Judy Corbalis.
Told for Jackanory in five daily parts by Lynda Bellingham (4).


Unknown: Judy Corbalis.

: New Yogi Bear Show: Bruise Cruise

The Ranger goes on a pleasure cruise.

: Alfonso Bonzo: 5: The Milanese TV Set

by Andrew Davies.
"This is one very sick TV set. Tonight I bring you Alfonso Bonzo 's. Very nice picture. How you like it?"


Writer: Andrew Davies.
Make-up Designer: Lisa Pickering
Costume Designer: Dennis Brack
Designer: Gwen Evans
Director: John Smith
Producer: Angela Beeching
Billy Webb: Scott Riley
Alfonso Bonzo: Alex Jennings
Trevor Trotman: Mike Walling
Mr Webb: Brian Hall
Mrs Webb: Susan Porrett
Linda Webb: Fleur Taylor
Thunderbolt Thorpe: Colin Fay
Snooker referee: David Straun
Snooker commentator: Fred Harris
Newsreader: Rob Curling
Fred: Toby

: Newsround

: Blue Peter

With Caron Keating, Yvette Fielding and John Leslie.


Presenter: Caron Keating
Presenter: Yvette Fielding
Presenter: John Leslie.
Producer: Richard Simkin

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Weather Suzanne Charlton

: Regional news magazines

Newsroom South East, Spotlight, Points West, Look East, Look North,
South Today, North West Tonight, Midlands Today

: Commonwealth Games Today

Desmond Lynam introduces the best of the day's action and news from Auckland, including:
Athletics Finals
Men's High Jump Men's Long Jump Women's 800m
Men's 800m
Women's 200m
Women's Javelin
Men's 200m
Men's 5,000m
Six gold medals were decided today.
Plus badminton, bowls, cycling, gymnastics, judo and shooting.


Introduces: Desmond Lynam

: EastEnders

by Tony McHale.
Danny receives an ultimatum. Who will he choose - Michelle or his family?
This week's cast:
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Tony McHale
Devised by: Tony Holland
Devised by: Julia Smith
Series Designer: Bernard Lloyd-Jones
Script Editor: Salue Aprahamian
Executive Producer: Michael Ferguson
Producer: Richard Bramall
Director: Mervyn Cumming
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Michelle: Susan Tully
Danny: Saul Jephcott
Mandy: Charon Bourke
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Laurie: Gary Powell
Frank: Mike Reid
Pat: Pam St Clement
Ricky: Sid Owen
Janine: Rebecca Michael
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Barbara: Alannah O'Sullivan
Pete: Peter Dean
Trevor: Phil McDermott
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Marge: Pat Coombs
Rod: Christopher McHallem
Hazel: Virginia Fiol
Harry: John Boswall

: May to December

By Paul A. Mendelson. Starring
Anton Rodgers and Eve Matheson.
Executive producer VERITY LAMBERT Directed by SYDNEY LOTTERBY A Cinema Verity production for BBCtv


Unknown: Paul A. Mendelson.
Unknown: Anton Rodgers
Producer: Verity Lambert
Directed By: Sydney Lotterby
Alec Callender: Anton Rodgers
Zoe Angell: Eve Matheson
Miss Flood: Frances White
Simone: Carolyn Pickles
Debbie: Chrissie Cotterlll
Hilary: Rebecca Lacey
Jamie: Paul Venables
Alec's mother: Madeleine Christie
Luke: Thomas Chapman
Esther: Poppy Keeling

: Nine O'Clock News

Michael Buerk brings you the latest national and international news with BBC teams at home and abroad.
Regional News Weather


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: One Foot in the Grave: The Eternal Quadrangle

by David Renwick
Starring Richard Wilson and Annette Crosbie
"I've had a skinful of this, Margaret - having to put up with the gallery who make this house their own morning, noon and night...!"


Writer: David Renwick
Title music written and performed by: Eric Idle
Designer: Nick Somerville
Director/Producer: Susan Belbin
Victor Meldrew: Richard Wilson
Margaret Meldrew: Annette Crosbie
Art teacher: Angus MacKay
Mrs Mauleverer: Gillian Barge
Harold Warton: John Barrard
Carpet fitter: David Battley
Leonard: Peter Copley

: Question Time

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. With Peter Sissons this evening at the Greenwood Theatre in London are:
Robin Cook , MP, Shadow Minister for Health;
Pauline Perry , Director of the South Bank Polytechnic;
Anthony Sampson , writer; and Baroness Trumpington, Agriculture Minister. Prod ucer SUE ROBERTSON Editor BARBARA MAXWELL


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Robin Cook
Unknown: Pauline Perry
Unknown: Anthony Sampson
Unknown: Sue Robertson
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: European Figure-Skating Championships

From Leningrad.
Ladies' Free Programme In the 60 years of the ladies' event, Soviet skaters have specialised in silver, but never clinched gold. Can Natalia Lebedeva , last year's runner-up in Birmingham, be first to top the European podium in front of her home crowd? British skating enters the 90s in the transitional post-Torvill and Dean era with a young and inexperienced international team. Tonight, Solihull's British champion
Emma Murdoch flies the flag with 17-year-old Andrea Law from Blackpool.
Assistant producer BARBARA SLATER Executive producer JIM RESIDE
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Natalia Lebedeva
Unknown: Emma Murdoch
Unknown: Andrea Law
Producer: Barbara Slater

: Commonwealth Games

Steve Rider introduces another action-packed night from Auckland. There are gold medals to be won in athletics, including:
1.00 Men's Pole Vault
2.45 Women's High Jump
4.30 Women's Long Jump
4.35 Women's 100m Hurdles
5.00 Men's Discus
6.10 Women's 10,000m with Liz McColgan running for Scotland.
Watch, too, for Sebastian Coe in the 1500m heats at 3.40. Commentators: David,
Coleman, Ron Pickering Brendan Foster and Paul Dickenson.
1.00 Men's and Women's Fours Finals
David Rhys-Jones and Jimmy Davidson.
5.00 Men's and Women's
Singles Finals, to be followed later by both Doubles Finals and the Mixed Doubles Final. Commentators: Barry Davies and Craig Reedie.
Plus judo and shooting.


Unknown: Liz McColgan
Unknown: Sebastian Coe
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Brendan Foster
Unknown: Paul Dickenson.
Unknown: David Rhys-Jones
Unknown: Jimmy Davidson.
Commentators: Barry Davies
Commentators: Craig Reedie.

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