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: BBC Breakfast News

With Nicholas Witchell and Kirsty Wark.
6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Kirsty Wark.

: News Weather followed by Open Air

With Jayne Irving.
Phone in on [number removed].


Unknown: Jayne Irving.

: Kilroy

With Robert Kilroy-Silk . 0 STUDIO AUDIENCE: to participate ring [number removed].


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playground Stop
Presenters: Dave Benson
Phillips and Sue Monroe. Puppeteer: Jane Eve.
Storyteller: Sophie Aldred. Story: Dirty Dilly by Tony Bradman. Music JONATHAN COHEN Producer CLARE BRADLEY
A Felgate production for BBCtv


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Presenters: Dave Benson
Presenters: Sue Monroe.
Unknown: Sophie Aldred.
Unknown: Tony Bradman.
Music: Jonathan Cohen
Producer: Clare Bradley

: Roobarb

When It Wasn't Thursday (R)

: Five to Eleven

With Edward Petherbridge.


Unknown: Edward Petherbridge.

: News Weather followed by Open Air

With Jayne Irving and Gloria Hunniford. Producer MALCOLM BETNEY


Unknown: Jayne Irving
Unknown: Gloria Hunniford.
Producer: Malcolm Betney

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live With Judi Spiers , Andy Craig and Floella Benjamin.


Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Andy Craig
Unknown: Floella Benjamin.

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Joe and Toby discover the perfect vehicle for communication.
(Cast page 26. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: Going for Gold



Producer: Kerensa Bunce
Director: John M.A. Lane

: Pacific Destiny

The first of two films shown as a tribute to
Gordon Jackson , who died last month. Starring Denholm Elliott and Susan Stephen. A Colonial Office representative was the Empire's man on the spot - keeping order. But eager
Arthur Grimble finds himself in a spot when he discovers trouble in paradise.
Screenplay by RICHARD MASON based on the book A Pattern of Islands by SIR ARTHUR GRIMBLE Directed by WOLF RILLA
0 FILMS: pages 13-14


Unknown: Gordon Jackson
Unknown: Denholm Elliott
Unknown: Susan Stephen.
Unknown: Arthur Grimble
Unknown: Richard Mason
Unknown: Sir Arthur Grimble
Directed By: Wolf Rilla
Arthur: Denholm Elliott
Olivia: Susan Stephen
Resident commissioner: Michael Hordern
District officer: Gordon Jackson
Tauvela: Inia Te Wiata

: Bodger and Badger

Introduced by Andi Peters
By Andy Cunningham. 3: The Health Inspector


Introduced By: Andi Peters
Unknown: Andy Cunningham.
Designer: Robert Steer
Producer: Judy Whitfield

: Hokey Wolf

Which Witch Is Which? (R)

: Never Kiss Frogs! and Other Stories

By Robert Leeson. Told for Jackanory by Sophie Aldred. Never Kiss Frogs!
Pictures by JAN LEWIS (R)


Stories By: Robert Leeson.
Unknown: Sophie Aldred.
Unknown: Jan Lewis

: New Yogi Bear Show

Little Lord Boo Boo

: The Really Wild Show

With Terry Nutkins, Nicola Davies and Chris Packham.
Terry delivers a camel-sized drink, and Chris finds out how insects grow - by spinning his own cocoon!
BBC Bristol
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Presenter: Terry Nutkins
Presenter: Nicola Davies
Presenter: Chris Packham
Producer: Paul Appleby

: Newsround

Series producer NICK HEATHCOTE


Unknown: Susie Staples
Producer: Nick Heathcote

: Grange Hill

A 20-part serial.
Episode 17 by Chris Ellis.
For Calley the break-in could prove more serious, while Mike resents other people planning his life. (For cast see page 40)


Unknown: Chris Ellis.
Simon: Andy Cunningham
Mavis: Joanne Campbell
Mr Troff: Roger Walker
Inspector: Maggie Henderson

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

Peter Sissons and Anna Ford.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Anna Ford.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Holiday 90

Sun, Sand, Saddles and Hopefully Snow
Is there more to Tunisia than sand, sea and Sousse?
Anne Gregg spends the first half of a two-part holiday looking at the untouched and surprising Kerkenah islands. Even in these days of global warming, the likelihood of snow in the Sahara is remote and for a couple of days
Eamonn Holmes thinks it's just as unlikely at Murren in the Swiss Alps where he has to learn to ski. Lucy Pilkington is also on a learning curve - the back of a horse in Scotland. She's got the perfect spur on to start her equestrian career at Gleneagles - her coach is former Olympic champion Mark Phillips. Producer RICHARD LIGHTBODY
0 INFORMATION: Send a large sae to: [address removed]
W TRAVEL: page 67


Unknown: Anne Gregg
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Lucy Pilkington

: EastEnders

by Tony Grounds.
Rod takes an exciting decision - but can he face telling Dot? Arthur tackles the Mitchell brothers, while Michelle, still missing Danny, finds an unwelcome visitor on the doorstep...
(For cast see page 34)
Showtimes: page 10
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Tony Grounds

: Porridge

By Dick Clement and Ian Le Frenais.
Starring Ronnie Barker. Final Stretch.


Unknown: Dick Clement
Unknown: Ian Le Frenais.
Unknown: Ronnie Barker.
Design: Tim Gleeson
Produced By: Sydney Lotterby
Fletcher: Ronnie Barker
Mr Barrowclough: Brian Wilde
Mr Mackay: Fulton MacKay
Godber: Richard Beckinsale
Jarvis: David Daker
Warren: Sam Kelly
Ingrid: Patricia Brake

: A Question of Sport

Ian Botham teams up with England midfielder
Peter Reid , and Tony Allcock , the winner of every major indoor world bowls tournament.
Siding with Bill Beaumont are six-times- winner of the Badminton Horse Trials,
Lucinda Green , and Christy
O'Connor Jr, a member of the European team which last year retained the Ryder Cup. Questionmaster: David Coleman.
Producer MICK DEMPSEY Executive producer MIKE ADLEY


Unknown: Ian Botham
Unknown: Peter Reid
Unknown: Tony Allcock
Unknown: Bill Beaumont
Unknown: Lucinda Green
Unknown: David Coleman.
Producer: Mick Dempsey
Producer: Mike Adley

: Nine O'Clock News

Martyn Lewis presents the latest news and pictures from Britain and around the world.
Regional News Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: A Sense of Guilt: 7

An original seven-part serial written by Andrea Newman.
With Trevor Eve, Lisa Harrow and Rudi Davies.

Felix lies bleeding on the floor of his flat. The secrets are out in the open and loyalties are put to the test.
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Andrea Newman.
Music: Bill Connor
Videotape Editor: Dennis Collett
Camera Supervisor: Rodney Taylor
Lighting Director: Chris Townsend
Designer: Malcolm Thornton
Producer: Simon Passmore
Director: Bruce MacDonald
Felix Cramer: Trevor Eve
Helen Irving: Lisa Harrow
Richard Murray: Jim Carter
Elizabeth Cramer: Morag Hood
Inge Murray: Malgoscha Gebel
Sally Hinde: Rudi Davies
Jamal Khan: Kulvinder Ghir
Karl Murray: David Chittenden
Peter Murray: Charlie Condou
Magdalen Parry: Pam Ferris
Police officer: Ian Bleasdale
Jerome Ellis: Norman Chancer
Mario Caselli: David John Pope
Brian Hartley: Christopher Owen
Jennifer Daley: Barbara Ward
Doctor: Michael Vivian
Nurse: Melanie Nicholson

: Film 90 with Barry Norman

Born on the Fourth of July stars Tom Cruise. He is being strongly tipped for an Oscar for his depiction of Ron Kovic , who fought for his country in Vietnam but returned a paralysed and shattered man. Oliver Stone directs this harrowing film. In contrast, The Fabulous
Baker Boys stars Jeff Bridges and Beau Bridges, whose musical career takes off when Michelle Pfeiffer joins their act. Pfeiffer recently won a Golden Globe for this role.
0 BARRY NORMAN : page 13


Unknown: Tom Cruise.
Unknown: Ron Kovic
Unknown: Oliver Stone
Unknown: Jeff Bridges
Unknown: Michelle Pfeiffer
Producer: Bruce Thompson
Unknown: Barry Norman

: The Black and White Media Show

Television comedy, sport, drama and news are mostly made by white people.
What image of black people do they offer to a largely white audience?
Provocative questions about how television is to serve a society in which anti-black prejudice and discrimination are still widespread are raised by black people who work in broadcasting - including presenter Beverly Anderson and reporters Trevor Phillips , Marc Wadsworth and Juliet Alexander.
Cry Freedom's Donald Woods and Jonathan Powell , the Controller of BBC 1, also offer their opinions.
0 SUPPORT BOOK: write to BBC Education, London V/5 2PA.


Presenter: Beverly Anderson
Reporters: Trevor Phillips
Reporters: Marc Wadsworth
Reporters: Juliet Alexander.
Unknown: Donald Woods
Unknown: Jonathan Powell
Producer: John Twitchin

: Weather

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