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: BBC Breakfast News

With Nicholas Witchell and Laurie Mayer.
6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
* CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Laurie Mayer.

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Jayne Irving takes your calls on [number removed].


Unknown: Jayne Irving

: Kilroy

The talk show with Robert Kilroy-Silk .
0 STUDIO AUDIENCE: to participate ring [number removed].


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News

Weather followed by Turnabout
The word power quiz game.

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops at the Dot Stop
With Mark Sendell and Sarah Homer.
Story: Sydney Snake. Music Paul Reade
Producer Michael Cole


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Mark Sendell
Unknown: Sarah Homer.
Music: Paul Reade
Producer: Michael Cole
Dot: Eithne Hannigan

: Jimbo and the Jet Set

Voices: Peter Hawkins and Susan Sheridan. (R)


Unknown: Peter Hawkins
Unknown: Susan Sheridan.

: Five to Eleven

Extracts from the Gospel of Mark read by Gary Watson.


Read By: Gary Watson.

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
With Eamonn Holmes and Jayne Irving. Producer Alison Morse


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Jayne Irving.
Producer: Alison Morse

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live
Including the Campaign for Great British Food.
With Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers.


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers.

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Neighbours

Todd comes home with a potentially dangerous weapon. (Cast page 33. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: Turnabout

Rob Curling hosts a new quiz game that tests your word power and vocabulary. Today: words with ail or raw in them.

: Knots Landing

Ben confronts Gary over his 'gift' to the twins. Mack is becoming suspicious of Jill Bennett.


Unknown: Jill Bennett.
Gary Ewing: Ted Shackleford
Val Gibson: Joan van Ark
Abby Ewing: Donna Mills
Mack: Kevin Dobson
Karen: Michele Lee
Ben: Douglas Sheehan
Jill Bennett: Teri Austin

: Living with Dying

Death brings bureaucracy - at a time when we are least equipped to deal with it.
Martyn Lewis explores what has to be done in the first few days after a death, including the planning of a funeral. Many people see funerals as something to be endured, but they are an important part of the grieving process and can be made occasions that will become good memories. Director Moira Kean
Series producer Helen Alexander
0 BOOK: available by mail order, price £2. 75. from [address removed].
0 HELPLINE: phone [number removed], calls are free.


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Director: Moira Kean
Producer: Helen Alexander

: The Pink Panther Show

With the optimistic, indestructible panther who is permanently in the pink. (R)

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andy Crane

Fireman Sam: Wishing Well
Trevor organises a search party when Norman goes missing. (R)

: Mick and Mac

A comedy series starring Michael Barrymore.
13: 'It's bad luck to open an umbrella indoors.'
David Jarvis Mac Writers Andy Walker and Geoff Atkinson
Director Nigel Douglas Producer Judy Whitfield


Unknown: Michael Barrymore.
Unknown: Andy Walker
Unknown: Geoff Atkinson
Director: Nigel Douglas
Producer: Judy Whitfield

: The Further Adventures of SuperTed

Second of a two-part cartoon. Spotty and SuperTed visit a planet that helps young people.

: Dominic

By William Steig.
Told for Jackanory in five episodes through the week by John Sessions.
3: Dominic gets invited to a wedding.


Unknown: William Steig.
Unknown: John Sessions.

: Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles

Return of the Technodrome.

: Newsround

The news show for children.

: The Gift

A six-part drama series. Fourteen-year-old Davy
Price is sent to stay with his grandparents in Wales.
There he discovers that he has a frightening power known as the Gift.
Original novel by Peter Dickinson Adapted by Anthony Horowitz Music by Michael Storey
Photography by Jason Lehel Producer Linda James Directors Marc Evans and Red Saunders
A Red Rooster Films production for BBCtv


Novel By: Peter Dickinson
Adapted By: Anthony Horowitz
Music By: Michael Storey
Unknown: Jason Lehel
Producer: Linda James
Directors: Marc Evans
Davy Price: Tat Whalley
Penny Price: Emma-Louise Harrington
John Price: Jeff Rawle
Rita Price: Jacqueline Tong
Nain: Cynthia Grenville
Dadda: Denys Graham

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Wogan

Titter ye not tonight, for Terry Wogan 's guests include comic icon and cult comedian Frankie Howerd.
Plus the last two entries in A Song for Europe. Producer Jane O'Brien


Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Frankie Howerd.
Producer: Jane O'Brien

: Family Matters

One in eight couples find they are unable to have children of their own, but their desire to raise a family is strong. What should they do? Healthy British babies available for adoption are hard to find, so is the answer to adopt a baby from abroad? Is it fair to the child to remove it from its own background? Theo Sowa has been spending time with couples as they search for a child.
With John Humphrys. Producer Anne Gregory Editor Anne Tyerman


Unknown: Theo Sowa
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Producer: Anne Gregory
Editor: Anne Tyerman

: Dallas

Will Bobby accept an offer for Ewing Oil?
Executive producers Leonard Katzman and Larry Hagman


Producers: Leonard Katzman
Producers: Larry Hagman
Miss Ellie: Barbara Bel Geddes
Bobby: Patrick Duffy
JR: Larry Hagman
Shelley: Kimberly Foster

: Points of View

Anne Robinson with your comments and criticisms on television.
Producer Helen Gartell
• WRITE TO: Points of View.
BBCtv Centre. London W12 7RJ


Unknown: Anne Robinson
Producer: Helen Gartell

: Party Political Broadcast

By the Labour Party.

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis.
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Follow Your Nose

Griff Rhys Jones in the UK
Five programmes reporting on how your donations to Comic Reliefs 1989
Red Nose Day appeal are being spent.
2: Tonight, Griff Rhys Jones makes a lightning tour of the UK by train visiting some of the 250 projects your money has helped over the past year. Plus a not-to-be-missed original comedy sketch. Producer Catrine Clay
(Victoria Wood in Ethiopia tomorrow at 9.30pm)


Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Producer: Catrine Clay


The Last Resort
Sheila has to take the decision whether or not to have a brain operation for her depression. She knows there are no guarantees it will work - but it might.
More than 20 years ago she was eagerly expecting the birth of a child. The birth was normal but Sheila suffered a severe postnatal depression which eventually progressed to a seemingly incurable deep depression. After many years of enduring every form of treatment, none of which worked, Sheila was offered the last resort - surgery on her brain.
Series editor David Filkin Producer Alan Hack t ROGER WODDIS : page 75
* HEALTH: page 83


Editor: David Filkin
Producer: Alan Hack
Unknown: Roger Woddis

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Steve Rider. International Football Highlights of tonight's match from Wembley between England (World Cup winners 1966) and Brazil (World Cup winners 1958, 1962 and 1970). This is the 15th time they have met, the current record stands at
England two wins, Brazil seven wins and five draws.
Commentator: John Motson with Trevor Brooking. International Cricket
Highlights of the final day of the Third Test between
England and the West Indies from Trinidad.
A report from the final qualifying stages of this year's World Championship plus the draw for the first round live.
Plus features, news and full results service.
Television presentation:
Football John Shrewsbury Cricket TWI
Producer Vivien Kent Editor Brian Barwick


Introduced By: Steve Rider.
Commentator: John Motson
Unknown: Trevor Brooking.
Producer: Vivien Kent
Editor: Brian Barwick

: Weather

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