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: BBC Breakfast News

With Nicholas Witchell and Jill Dando.
6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast (Far details see page 33)
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.
8.55am Regional News and Weather


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Jill Dando.

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Call Jayne Irving on [number removed].


Unknown: Jayne Irving

: Kilroy

Join Robert Kilroy-Silk and his studio audience.
0 STUDIO AUDIENCE: to participate ring [number removed].


Unknown: Join Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News

Weather followed by Turnabout
A quiz game that tests your word power and vocabulary. With Rob Curling.

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin and starting with
The Playbus stops today at the Playground Stop where Dave and his friends are making sandwiches.
Presenters: Dave Benson
Phillips and Sue Monroe. Puppeteer: Jane Eve.
Storyteller: Sophie Aldred. Story: Dilly's Picnic by Tony Bradman. Music Jonathan Cohen Producer Clare Bradley


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

: Jimbo and the Jet Set

Voices: Peter Hawkins and Sue Sheridan. Written and created by Peter Maddocks
Director Keith Learner (R)


Unknown: Peter Hawkins
Unknown: Sue Sheridan.
Unknown: Peter Maddocks
Director: Keith Learner

: Five to Eleven

Extracts from the Gospel of Mark read by Gary Watson.


Read By: Gary Watson.

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Actress Julie Walters joins Gloria Hunniford and Jayne Irving.
Producer Malcolm Betney


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

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live
Style expert Steve Whately joins Judi Spiers and Andy Craig and gives advice on male grooming.
Executive editor Sieve Weddle


Unknown: Steve Whately
Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Andy Craig
Editor: Sieve Weddle

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton. Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Neighbours

Paul tells Gail they have competition for the ownership of Lassiters.
Harold discovers what being in a soap means.
(Cast page 33. Repeated at 5.35pm) t CEEFAX SUBTITLES

: Turnabout

The word power quiz game with Rob Curling. Today's words are eel and ace.


Unknown: Rob Curling.

: Sirocco

Humphrey Bogart Lee J Cobb
Damascus, 1925: arms smuggler Harry Smith risks compromising himself to attract Violette, a French intelligence officer's girlfriend.
Director Curtis Bernhardt
0 FILMS: pages 18-21


Unknown: Humphrey Bogart
Unknown: Harry Smith
Director: Curtis Bernhardt
Harry Smith: Humphrey Bogart
Violette: Marta Toren
Col Feroud: Lee J Cobb
Gen LaSalle: Everett Sloane
MajorLeon: Gerald Mohr
Balukjian: Zero Mostel
Nasir Aboud: Nick Dennis
Emir Hassan: Onslow Stevens

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andi Peters.

Bodger and Badger
Children's comedy series.
7: Automation comes to Troffs Nosherama.


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andi Peters
Writer (Bodger and Badger): Andy Cunningham
Designer (Bodger and Badger): Robert Steer
Producer (Bodger and Badger): Judy Whitfield
Simon: Andy Cunningham
Mavis: Joanne Campbell
Mr Troff: Roger Walker
Rodney: Robin Sneller
Shorty: Jim Bywater

: Hokey Wolf

He's the fastest-talking con artist ever dressed in wolfs clothing. (R)

: Dominic

By William Steig.
Told for Jackanory in five episodes by John Sessions. 2: A serious talk with Mr Badger the pig leads Dominic into another adventure.


Unknown: William Steig.
Unknown: John Sessions.
Unknown: Mr Badger

: New Yogi Bear Show

Yogi has a dream in which he sees himself and Cindy walking up the aisle and the Ranger catches the bouquet.

: The Really Wild Show

Why is there a husky sledge in the studio? Why do ladybirds have spots?
How do salmon leap up waterfalls? How can animals see things that we can't? Why do green turtles cry?
Why are ants' legs so strong? Why are caterpillars more muscular than we are and how do wolves outrun all other dogs? Answers are in today's show. With
Terry Nutkins , Nicola Davies and Chris Packham.
Producer Paul Appleby BBC Bristol


Unknown: Terry Nutkins
Unknown: Nicola Davies
Unknown: Chris Packham.
Producer: Paul Appleby

: Newsround

The news show for children.

: Gruey

Comedy series by Martin Riley.
5: If the Tresswells had not been interested in UFOs, Gruey and co would not have got mixed up in clog dancing - nor more daft dares with Nidgey.
With the Rumworth Morris of Bolton.
Music Roger Limb
Executive producer Paul Stone
Director Roger Singleton-Turner (R) (Part 6 on Friday)


Unknown: Martin Riley.
Unknown: Rumworth Morris
Producer: Paul Stone
Director: Roger Singleton-Turner
Gruey: Kieran O'Brien
Wooly: Danny Collier
Quidsy: Ayesha Hussain
Nidgey: Scott Fletcher
Mr Grucock: Paul Copley
Mrs Grucock: Jane Lee
Betty Woolsmith: Maggie Wilkinson
Mr Rahim: Marc Zuber
Mrs Rahim: Indira Joshi
Ernie Tresswell: Stephen Churchett
Doreen Tresswell: Sara Coward
Nidgey 's friends: Darren Howles
Nidgey 's friends: Michael Graham
Nidgey 's friends: Gary Greenhalgh

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

Peter Sissons and Anna Ford present the day's top stories and reports from the BBC team of correspondents at home and abroad.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Holiday 90

EastEnders' Ethel, Gretchen Franklin , takes a holiday away from Albert Square and visits Ragley Hall in Warwickshire. It proves to be the highlight of her Weekender break.
Kathy Tayter visits
Venezuela, where Angel
Falls, the highest waterfall in the world, falls dramatically nearly 3,000 feet from a high plateau into a tributary of the Orinoco. She also meets Indians at
Kavac and discovers some of the quietest beaches on the Caribbean.
Venezuela is named after
Venice, yet two more differing destinations you can't find. David Jessel loves the European version and has discovered a cheap way for a family to appreciate the Italian city. With Anne Gregg and Eamonn Holmes.
Producer Richard Lightbody
Series producer Patricia Houlihan
0 INFORMATION: send a large sae to: [address removed]
● TRAVEL: page 81


Unknown: Gretchen Franklin
Unknown: Albert Square
Unknown: Ragley Hall
Unknown: Kathy Tayter
Unknown: David Jessel
Unknown: Anne Gregg
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes.
Producer: Richard Lightbody

: EastEnders

Episode by Tony McHale.
While Frank waits anxiously at King's Cross station for Diane to turn up, she is reliving the memories of her three months away from the Square. Will she ever be ready to go home?
This week's cast:
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Tony McHale.
Devised by: Tony Holland
Devised by: Julia Smith
Series Designer: Bernard Lloyd-Jones
Story Editor: Andrew Holden
Executive Producer: Michael Ferguson
Producer: Corinne Hollingworth
Director: Mike Barnes
Diane: Sophie Lawrence
Frank: Mike Reid
Pat: Pam St Clement
Disa: Jan Graveson
Furtive: Tony Sands
Jackson: Jake Wood
Mo: Edna Dore
Ricky: Sid Owen
Taylor: Neil Phillips
Steeple: Jason Cunliffe
Policeman: David Streames
Policewoman: Lisa Bowerman
Man in street: Simon Holmes
Bouncer: Angus Kennedy
Young man: Adam French
Waitress: Sonya May
Pizza man: Nick Gillard

: To the Manor Born

A comedy series by Peter Spence. Starring
Penelope Keith Peter Bowles
Audrey objects to her position on the estate being usurped by Richard, who moves his grocery business to the manor.
Designer Ian Rawnsley
Producer Gareth Gwenlan (R)


Unknown: Peter Spence.
Unknown: Penelope Keith
Unknown: Peter Bowles
Designer: Ian Rawnsley
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Audrey fforbes-Hamilton: Penelope Keith
Richard DeVere: Peter Bowles
Marjory: Angela Thorne
Mrs Polouvicka: Daphne Heard
Brabinger: John Rudling
Mrs Patterson: Daphne Oxenford
Trotter: Michael Ripper
Linda: Jane Lester

: A Question of Sport

With Ian Botham :
Rory Underwood , Leicester, England and Lions winger; Steve McMahon , Liverpool and England midfielder. With Bill Beaumont :
Karen Briggs , five times world judo champion;
John Regis , Olympic silver medallist and 200m indoor world champion. Questionmaster: David Coleman.
Producer Mike Dempsey
Executive editor Mike Adley


Unknown: Ian Botham
Unknown: Rory Underwood
Unknown: Steve McMahon
Unknown: Bill Beaumont
Unknown: Karen Briggs
Unknown: John Regis
Unknown: David Coleman.
Producer: Mike Dempsey
Editor: Mike Adley

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis.
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Follow Your Nose

Lenny Henry in Uganda The first of five daily programmes reporting how your donations to Comic
Reliefs 1989 Red Nose Day appeal are being spent. Last year you gave more than 926 million. Instead of a full-scale appeal in 1990, Comic Relief is presenting a week of documentaries following the noses to where the money raised is at work. 1: Tonight, Lenny Henry bounces and bumps his way by truck around Uganda, where your money is helping to build a more positive future.
Executive producer Nick Handel Series producer Christopher Salt (Griff Rhys Jones tours the UK tomorrow at 9.35pm)
0 REPORT: Comic Relief Red Nose Report in next week's 'Radio
Times'. The series will be repeated with sign language and subtitles in 'Sign Extra' next Sunday.
0 FEATURE: page 8


Unknown: Lenny Henry
Unknown: Lenny Henry
Producer: Nick Handel
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones

: Making Out

A drama series by Debbie Horsfield.
4: Donna's put home and baby first while Jill tries to leave her past behind.
Series devised by Franc Roddam Music New Order
Script editor Suzan Harrison Designer Sue Pow
Lighting cameraman Graham Veevers
Producer John Chapman Director Susan Rogers


Unknown: Debbie Horsfield.
Editor: Suzan Harrison
Producer: John Chapman
Director: Susan Rogers
Donna: Heather Tobias
Jill: Melanie Kilburn
Carol May: Shirley Stelfox
Queenie: Margi Clarke
Pauline: Rachel Davies
Klepto: Moya Brady
Norma: Tracie Bennett
Bernie: Alan David
Simon: Gary Beadle
Chunky: Brian Hibbard
Frankie: John Forgeham
Colin: David Hargreaves
Gordon: Jonathan Barlow
Ray: Tim Dantay
Ron: Tom Watson
Stella: Sheila Grier
Muriel: Liz Smith
Delia: Ruth Sheen
Rosie: Jane Hazlegrove
Maureen: Alexandra Pigg
Clive: Jonathan Kydd
Dilk: Geoffrey Hughes
Avril: Susan Brown
Gavin: John Lynch
Hetty: Pat Mills
Sharon: Claire Quigley
Ntcfcy: William Ash
Jason: Stuart Wolfenden
Darren: Billy Boden
Vicar: Alan Bird

: Omnibus

The Story of the Novelist Who Would Be President
Mario Vargas Llosa is Peru's greatest writer. In April
1989, he decided to stand as a candidate in next month's presidential election. This exclusive documentary follows Vargas Llosa through the most turbulent year in his life and compares the fictional creations of the writer with the realities of his life and his experiences. Written and narrated by Nicholas Shakespeare. Producers/Directors
Paul Yule and Andy Harries Editor Andrew Snell
A Berwick Universal Pictures production/or BBCtv


Unknown: Mario Vargas Llosa
Unknown: Nicholas Shakespeare.
Unknown: Paul Yule
Unknown: Andy Harries
Editor: Andrew Snell

: Film 90 with Barry Norman

Last night the Oscars were awarded in Hollywood.
British hopes rested with Pauline Collins for
Shirley Valentine , Kenneth Branagh for Henry V and Daniel Day Lewis and Brenda Fricker for My Left Foot. Tom Brook reports. Plus a special report from Dublin on the Sullivan Bluth Studio , the largest animation studio in Europe. Director Caius Julyan
Producer Bruce Thompson
0 SHOW TIMES: page 16
0 BARRY NORMAN : page 18


Unknown: Pauline Collins
Unknown: Shirley Valentine
Unknown: Kenneth Branagh
Unknown: Daniel Day
Unknown: Brenda Fricker
Unknown: Tom Brook
Unknown: Sullivan Bluth Studio
Producer: Bruce Thompson
Unknown: Barry Norman

: International Cricket

West Indies v England Tony Lewis introduces highlights of the fourth day of the Third Test from Port of Spain.

: Weather

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