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: BBC Breakfast News

With Nicholas Witchell and Chris Lowe.
Starting with news summary and
6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: News Weather followed by Open Air

If you have a comment or query about last night's television, ring [number removed].

: Kilroy

Join Robert Kilroy-Silk and his audience for debate, dispute and discussion.
0 STUDIO AUDIENCE: to participate ring [number removed].


Unknown: Join Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News Weather followed by Going for Gold

(Shoum yesterday at 1.50pm)

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops today at The Patch Stop at Scotlandwell, Tayside.
Storyteller: Bill Torrance. Producer ANNE GOBEY (R)


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Patch's friend: Vanessa Amberleigh

: Roobarb

When the Sun Was
Just Right
Told by Richard Briers. (R)


Told By: Richard Briers.

: Five to Eleven

With Geraldine McEwan.


Unknown: Geraldine McEwan.

: News Weather followed by Open Air

With Eamonn Holmes and Jayne Irving in the studio, and reporter Roy Sheppard out on the road with the camera.


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Jayne Irving
Reporter: Roy Sheppard
Producer: Peter Hamilton

: News Weather followed by Daytime Live

The lunchtime magazine live from Pebble Mill. Today featuring another tearful reunion in the occasional
We'll Meet Again series. With Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers.


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers.

: One O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Neighbours

Henry is caught with his trousers down, Toby starts school and Edie begins to lay down the law to Bronwyn.
(Cast page 34. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: Going for Gold

Hosted by Henry Kelly. Producer KERENSA BUNCE Director JOHN M.A. LANE
A Reg Grundy production for BBCtv


Unknown: Henry Kelly.
Producer: Kerensa Bunce
Director: John M.A. Lane
Unknown: Reg Grundy

: The Picture Show Man

Starring Rod Taylor and John MeiUon.
1920s Australia: travelling outback roads with his son and his dog, Mr Pym brings the magic of the movies to country communities. Then
Palmer, a 'damn yankee' rival invades their territory....
Written and produced by JOAN LONG
Directed by JOHN POWER
0 FILMS: page 19-20


Unknown: Rod Taylor
Unknown: John Meiuon.
Unknown: Mr Pym
Produced By: Joan Long
Directed By: John Power
Palmer: Rod Taylor
Mr Pym: John Meillon
Freddie: John Ewart
Larry: Harold Hopkins
Lucy: Sally Conabere
Fitzwilliam: Patrick Cargill
Madam Cavalli: Yelena Zigon
LOU: Gary McDonald
Miss Lockhart: Judy Morris
Major Lockhart: Don Crosby
Mrs Duncan: Jeannie Drynan
Mrs Summers: Dolores Whiteman
Hall secretary: Gerry Duggan
Policeman: Tony Barry
Bookmaker: Ernie Bourne

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andi Peters and starting with:

Charlie Chalk: The Feast
by Jocelyn Stevenson
Trader Jones wants to prepare a feast for all his friends - the problem is, the only ingredients available are coconuts and bananas.
Voices by Michael Williams, John Wells and Barbara Leigh-Hunt .
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
Produced By: Ivor Wood

: Bananaman

Visibility Zero
With the voices of Tim Brooke-Taylor Bill Oddie
Graeme Garden and Jill Shilling.
Written by BERNIE KAY Music by DAVE COOKE
Produced and directed by TERRY WARD (R)


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Jill Shilling.
Written By: Bernie Kay
Music By: Dave Cooke
Directed By: Terry Ward

: The Finding

By Nina Bawden.
Told for Jackanory by Douglas Hodge.
4: Home Sweet Home.


Unknown: Nina Bawden.
Unknown: Douglas Hodge.

: New Yogi Bear Show

Buddies Yogi 's notion that he's
'smarter than the average bear' leads him and Boo-Boo from one picnic basket to another.


Unknown: Buddies Yogi

: Dizzy Heights

By Andy Walker ,
Alan Heap and Mick Wall. Starring Heap and Wall (the management).
This week's visitor is
Kamlesh Gupta.
There are curious happenings at Dizzy Heights hotel. Bear is calm, but Hog is excited that Kamlesh is allowed to shout and kick. Morty Mouse , against Myrtle's advice, lovingly starts to redecorate their home, with the management's things!
Heap and Wall learn to fight. Director CLAIRE WINYARD Producer MARTIN FISHER


Unknown: Andy Walker
Unknown: Mick Wall.
Unknown: Kamlesh Gupta.
Unknown: Morty Mouse
Producer: Martin Fisher

: Newsround

Vital events and happy happenings - just some of the things that make up Britain's top news show for children.

: Blue Peter

With Yvette Fielding John Leslie and Diane Louise Jordan.


Unknown: John Leslie
Unknown: Diane Louise Jordan.

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

Andrew Harvey and Jill Dando present the latest national and international news from Britain and around the world.
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Jill Dando
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Regional news magazines

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

: Top of the Pops

The UK's top pop chart show brings you the latest countdown in vision and sound from the current Top 40 Chart.
Introduced by Mark Goodier.
Simultaneous Broadcast: with Radio 1


Presenter: Mark Goodier
Produced and directed by: Paul Ciani

: EastEnders

by Tony McHale.
Danny's going to Newcastle - but will Michelle go with him? Two new arrivals seem set to cause trouble, and there's a vital development in the search for Diane.
This week's cast:
EastEnders Supplement: pages 4-12
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Tony McHale.
Devised by: Tony Holland
Devised by: Julia Smith
Series Designer: Bernard Lloyd Jones
Script Editor: Sallie Aprahamian
Executive Producer: Michael Ferguson
Producer: Corinne Hollingworth
Director: Philip Draycott
Paul: Mark Thrippleton
Michelle: Susan Tully
Danny: Saul Jephcott
Mandy: Charon Bourke
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Pete: Peter Dean
Barbara: Alannah O'Sullivan
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Rev Plumstead: Neville Watchurst
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Phil: Steve McFadden
Grant: Ross Kemp
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Ethel: Gretchen Franklin
Rod: Christopher McHallem
Harry: John Boswall
PC: Steve Knowles
Pat: Pam St Clement
Frank: Mike Reid
Mr Mostyn: Colin Higgins
Stallholder: Dennis Redwood

: Tomorrow's World

Robot guide dogs for the blind? The Rent-a-Robot tourist guide? Or would you prefer to try tele-existence? Peter Macann reports from Japan on robot research. With Judith Hann
Peter Macann
Howard Stableford and Kate Bellingham.


Unknown: Peter MacAnn
Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Peter MacAnn
Unknown: Howard Stableford
Unknown: Kate Bellingham.
Producers: Jack Weber.
Editor: Richard Reisz

: Brush Strokes

By John Esmonde and Bob Larbey.
Starring Karl Howman and Elizabeth Counsell.
There's never a dull moment in Jacko's life - and he's in for surprises concerning his friends and workmates!
Designer MARTIN COLLINS Produced and directed by JOHN B HOBBS


Unknown: John Esmonde
Unknown: Bob Larbey.
Unknown: Karl Howman
Unknown: Elizabeth Counsell.
Designer: Martin Collins
Directed By: John B Hobbs
Directed By: Karl Howman
Jacko: Karl Howman
Veronica: Elizabeth Counsell
Eric: Mike Walling
Jean: Nicky Croydon
Sandra: Jackie Lye
Elmo: Howard Lew Lewis
Lesley: Erika Hoffman
Giles: Adam Bareham
Salamander General: John Barron
Chauffeur: Brian Rawlinson
Hotel guest: Jacqueline Davis
Customer: Charles Shirvell

: Nine O'Clock News

Michael Buerk presents the latest national and international news.
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: Ben Elton - the Man from Auntie

More full-throttle, stand-up and run-around comedy.


Producer: Geoffrey Perkins
Director: John Burrowes

: 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 are:
Dr Kim Howells , Labour MP for Pontypridd; Sheila McKechnie , Director of Shelter; Rt Hon
Enoch Powell , elder statesman; and David Willetts , Director of Studies at the Centre for Policy Studies.


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Dr Kim Howells
Unknown: Sheila McKechnie
Unknown: Enoch Powell
Unknown: David Willetts
Producer: Sue Robertson
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: Cagney and Lacey

Starring Sharon Gless and Tyne Daly. Cry for
Help Chris and Mary Beth are assigned to identify and track down a fellow officer who's been beating his wife. Written by CHRIS ABBOT and TERRY LOUISE FISHER
Directed by BARBARA PETERS (R)


Unknown: Sharon Gless
Unknown: Tyne Daly.
Unknown: Help Chris
Unknown: Mary Beth
Written By: Chris Abbot
Written By: Terry Louise Fisher
Directed By: Barbara Peters

: Weather

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