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: BBC Breakfast News

With Nicholas Witchell and Jill Dando.
6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast (Full details on page 37)
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Jill Dando.

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Eamonn Holmes takes your calls about last night's television on [number removed].


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: Gloria Live

Gloria Hunniford, issues and a studio audience. Producer Nicola Moody


Producer: Nicola Moody

: News

Weather followed by Matchpoint

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops at the Playground Stop today. Presenters:
Dave Benson Phillips and Elizabeth Watts.
Producer Barbara Roddam (R)


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Dave Benson Phillips
Unknown: Elizabeth Watts.
Producer: Barbara Roddam

: Barney

Barney has a nasty shock when he gets on the bathroom scales. (R)

: Five to Eleven

John Craven remembers some of the younger
Newsround reporters for One World week.


Unknown: John Craven

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
With Eamonn Holmes and Jayne Irving.
Producer Malcolm Betney


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Jayne Irving.
Producer: Malcolm Betney

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live
Including the last report from 'animal advocate' Jim Cronin.
With Andy Craig and Judi Spiers.


Unknown: Jim Cronin.
Unknown: Andy Craig
Unknown: Judi Spiers.

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton. Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Neighbours

Henry puts on a wedding reception to remember.
(Cast page 37. Repeated at 5.35pm) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

: Matchpoint

Quiz hosted by Angela Rippon.


Unknown: Angela Rippon.

: Man of the Moment

Starring Norman Wisdom A humble Foreign Office filing clerk creates havoc on a diplomatic mission to Geneva.
Director John Paddy Carstairs
• FILMS: pages 15-22


Unknown: Norman Wisdom
Director: John Paddy Carstairs
Norman: Norman Wisdom
Penny: Lana Morris

: ChuckleVision

Introduced by Andi Peters.
With the Chuckle Brothers.
Paul and Barry set to work on a car.
Writer Terry Vincent Music Dave Cooke
Producer Martin Hughes BBC North (R)


Introduced By: Andi Peters.
Unknown: Terry Vincent
Music: Dave Cooke
Producer: Martin Hughes

: Ovide

Cartoon adventures with the duck-billed platypus. (R;

: Simon and the Witch

The last of a 13-part serial by Valerie Georgeson from a story by Margaret Stuart Barry.
Everyone waits with bated breath as the curtain goes up on The Sleeping Beauty.
Producer Angela Beeching Director David Bell (R)


Unknown: Valerie Georgeson
Story By: Margaret Stuart Barry.
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: David Bell

: Teenage Mutatnt Hero Turtles

The Turtles and April try to thaw out Shredder's plans.

: Newsround

The news show for children.
5.05-5.35pm Expo


Witch: Elizabeth Spriggs
Simon: Hugh Pollard
Miss Phoeble: Elizabeth Proud
Mum: Sarah Wynter
Lady Fox-Custard: Joan Sims
Mr Bodley: John Rapley
Mayor: Charles Pemberton
Hopkins: Joe Grossi
Tim: James Reinl
Sally: Nicola Stapleton
Jimmy: David Crane
Cuthbert: Ilan Ostrove
Joyce: Naomie Harris

: Expo

Johnny Ball explores the museums of many lands and the stories they tell.
Today: the Royal Museum of Central Africa at
Tervuren in Belgium.
Narrator: Guiseppe Peluso. Producer Jos Tuerlinckx (BRT Belgium)
Executive producer Eric Rowan


Unknown: Johnny Ball
Narrator: Guiseppe Peluso.
Producer: Jos Tuerlinckx
Producer: Eric Rowan

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Style Trial

Helen Atkinson Wood hosts the people-watching panel show.
Director Gordon Elsbury Producer Andy Lipman Executive producer Janet Street-Porter
A Wall to Wall TV production for BBCtv


Unknown: Helen Atkinson Wood
Director: Gordon Elsbury
Producer: Andy Lipman
Producer: Janet Street-Porter

: EastEnders

Episode by Tony McHale.
Dot decides to change her will.
(For cast see page 55)
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Tony McHale

: To the Manor Born

A comedy series by Peter Spence
Starring Penelope Keith, Peter Bowles
(R) (Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Peter Spence
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Designer: Ian Rawnsley
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Audrey: Penelope Keith
Richard: Peter Bowles
Marjory: Angela Thorne
Mrs Polouvicka: Daphne Heard
Rector: Gerald Sim
Ned: Michael Bilton
Policeman: Roger Brierley
Kitchen fitter: Ralph Watson

: Black in Blue

A documentary series with Desmond Wilcox.
2: Acting the part.
Role-playing at police college teaches young police officers how to deal with trouble on the streets: everything from arresting a drunk to dealing with a wounding on a London
Transport bus. The pressure is on now, and it's even harder for some of the recruits because they are the black faces in the blue uniforms.
Director John Pettman
Producer Desmond Wilcox
A Wilcox Bulmer production for BBCtv


Unknown: Desmond Wilcox.
Director: John Pettman
Producer: Desmond Wilcox
Unknown: Wilcox Bulmer

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Steve Rider. International Football
With England's first group match in the World Cup less than a month away, tonight's opponents
Denmark provide a further opportunity for
Bobby Robson to formulate his
Italian plans. Barry Davies and Trevor Brooking report on this Barclaycard international from
Wembley. There's a look at next week's England opponents and former World Cup winners, Uruguay .Plus news, features and a full results service.
Producer Vivien Kent Editor Brian Barwick


Introduced By: Steve Rider.
Unknown: Bobby Robson
Unknown: Barry Davies
Unknown: Trevor Brooking
Producer: Vivien Kent
Editor: Brian Barwick

: Film 90 with Barry Norman

Music Box stars
Jessica Lange as a lawyer who discovers her father may have been a Nazi supporter. Costa-Gavras directs.
Based on a story by Roald Dahl , The Witches combines the creative talents of Jim Henson , Anjelica Huston ,
Mai Zetterling and director Nicolas Roeg.
Director Caius Julyan
Producer Bruce Thompson
* COMPETITION: page 18


Unknown: Jessica Lange
Story By: Roald Dahl
Unknown: Jim Henson
Unknown: Anjelica Huston
Unknown: Mai Zetterling
Director: Nicolas Roeg.
Producer: Bruce Thompson

: Steptoe and Son Ride Again

Starring Wilfrid Brambell Harry H Corbett
When Harold blows Albert's life savings on a dud greyhound instead of buying a new horse for the business, desperate remedies are needed: Albert must die so that Harold can collect on his life insurance.
Director Peter Sykes
9 FILMS: pages 15-22


Unknown: Wilfrid Brambell
Unknown: Harry H Corbett
Unknown: When Harold
Director: Peter Sykes
Albert: Wilfrid Brambell
Harold: Harry H Corbett
Woman in flat: Diana Dors
Dr Popplewell: Milo O'Shea
Lennie: Neil McCarthy
George: Bill Maynard
Percy: George Tovey
Lennie's wife: Yootha Joyce

: Weather

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