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: BBC Breakfast News

With Nicholas Witchell and Laurie Mayer.
6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
0 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 comments and queries about last night's television. Call [number removed].


Unknown: Jayne Irving

: Gloria Live

Gloria Hunniford presents her own morning magazine. Producer Jill Dawson


Producer: Jill Dawson

: News

Weather followed by Matchpoint
Hosted by Angela Rippon.


Unknown: Angela Rippon.

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin and starting with
The Playbus stops today at the Dot Stop.
Puppeteer: Saskia Wright. Producer Michael Cole (R)


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Saskia Wright.
Producer: Michael Cole

: Barney

It is a fresh spring day and Barney is just in the mood for doing the garden. With the voices of Tim Brooke-Taylor
Harry Enfield , Jan Ravens and Enn Reitel. (R)


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Harry Enfield
Unknown: Jan Ravens
Unknown: Enn Reitel.
Dot: Liz Kitchen

: 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
Call [number removed]with your views on cable and satellite television. Plus a day in the life of the villagers of Waddington in Lancashire as they make their own local television programmes. With Jayne Irving and Eamonn Holmes.


Unknown: Jayne Irving
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes.

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live
The lunchtime magazine programme live from Pebble Mill.
Today: Indian and far-eastern cookery with Prue Leith.
With Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers.


Unknown: Pebble Mill.
Unknown: Prue Leith.
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers.

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Nick and Sharon make a vow about their relationship. Scott is beginning to have qualms about his job with Madeline.
(Cast page 37. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: Matchpoint

Two Across play Double Trouble.
Hosted by Angela Rippon.


Unknown: Angela Rippon.

: Knots Landing

Cathy and Ben try to define their relationship, while Greg marks out his 'brother's' future.


Gary: Ted Shackleford
Val: Joan van Ark
Abby: Donna Mills
Ben: Douglas Sheehan
Greg: William Devane
Cathy: Lisa Hartman

: Gardeners' Direct Line

John Thirlwell introduces daytime's popular gardening forum. Air your gardening problems live on the phone to experts Peter Seabrook and Geoffrey Smith.
Call Leeds (0532) [number removed]with your questions between
9.00am and 1.00pm.
Gardening adviser David Toyne Director Ann Brockwell Producer Marcel Guillou
Details on Ceefax page 616 6
0 GARDENING: page 87


Introduces: John Thirlwell
Unknown: Peter Seabrook
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Unknown: David Toyne
Director: Ann Brockwell
Producer: Marcel Guillou

: The Pink Panther Show

More cartoon adventures with the optimistic panther. (R)

: Caterpillar Trail

Introduced by Andi Peters and starting with
Nicola Davies follows the course of the River Exe from its source on Exmoor to its estuary at Exmouth.
Videotape editor Dave Austin Production Steve Hocking


Introduced By: Andi Peters
Editor: Dave Austin
Unknown: Steve Hocking

: Around the World with Willy Fog

Willy Fog and his friends arrive in Singapore and go to the Governor's office to find out where Princess Posy's relatives are living. (R)

: The Movie Game

The film and video quiz with Phillip Schofield. Taking part today:
Kintbury St Mary's School; St Alban's RC Primary School, Cambridge;
Connaught County Middle School, Bagshot.
Videotape editor Andy Quested Producer Christopher Tandy


Unknown: Phillip Schofield.
Producer: Christopher Tandy

: Newsround

The news show for children.

: Moondial

A drama serial by Helen Cresswell.
2: Minty meets Sarah, a mysterious hooded child from the house, and sees for herself the miserable life that Tom leads as a kitchen boy.
Producer Paul Stone
Director Colin Cant (R)


Unknown: Helen Cresswell.
Producer: Paul Stone
Director: Colin Cant
Minty: Siri Neal
Tom: Tony Sands
Maggs: Joe York
John: Martin Sadler
Aunt Mary: Valerie Lush
Guide: Edward Jones
World: Arthur Hewlett
Sarah: Helana Avellano
Miss Vole: Jacqueline Pearce
Footman: Frank Tregear
Mrs Crump: Olwen Griffiths
Kitchen maid: Rosie Collins

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey. Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Wogan with Jonathan Ross

Another day, another suit, and conversation.

: The Kon-Tiki Man

Thor Heyerdahl: the Story of a Great Adventurer
No one had considered the possibility that men might
, have crossed the Atlantic before Christopher Colombus in 1492. Thor Heyerdahl , however, became ever more convinced that reed ships, the oldest ocean-going vessels built by early man, might be the vital clue that would lead to an explanation of the strange similarities between the civilizations of the Old
World and those of the New.
The great Norwegian explorer was going to do more than speculate. He was going to try. Narrated by Christopher Railing.
Producer Christopher Railing Director Bengt Jonson
A Sebrafilm/John Gau production for BBCtv


Unknown: Christopher Colombus
Unknown: Thor Heyerdahl
Unknown: Christopher Railing.
Director: Bengt Jonson

: Dallas

Stephanie is warned by Cliff to be wary of JR, but she is still curious to meet him.
. Miss Elite... Barbara Bel Geddes


Stephanie Rogers: Lesley-Anne Down
Bobby: Patrick Duffy
Shelley: Kimberly Foster
JR: Larry Hagman
Clayton: Howard Keel
McKay: George Kennedy
Cliff: Ken Kercheval
James Richard Beaumont: Sasha Mitchell

: Points of View

With Anne Robinson. Producer Paul Smith
0 WRITE TO: Points of View,
BBCtv Centre. London W12 7RJ
0 LETTERS: page 81


Unknown: Anne Robinson.
Producer: Paul Smith

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Inside Story

Beyond Reasonable Doubt The Broadwater Farm riots and the murder of PC
Keith Blakelock in October 1985 led to a ten-week trial and life sentence for three young men - Engin Raghip , Mark Braithwaite and Winston Silcott. All three convictions were based on uncorroborated confessions obtained by the police in the absence of solicitors. There were no witnesses and no forensic evidence.
Charles Wheeler examines the murder investigation and the ensuing trial, and questions whether any of the three should have been convicted.
Producer Steve Hewlett
Executive producer Paul Hamann


Unknown: Keith Blakelock
Unknown: Engin Raghip
Unknown: Mark Braithwaite
Unknown: Winston Silcott.
Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Producer: Steve Hewlett
Producer: Paul Hamann

: The Riddle of the Stinson

First showing on network television.
Jack Thompson
On 19 February 1937, a Stinson aeroplane carrying five passengers disappeared while on a regular flight from Brisbane to Sydney. A massive search led by aviatrix Jean Batten failed to find any trace of the missing plane. After six days it was abandoned. However, one man believed the search was being conducted in the wrong place and set out on an amazing trek through almost impenetrable country to find survivors. This film, made by the Australian production company responsible for
Bangkok Hilton, tells a true story of courage, endurance and survival against all odds.
Director Chris Noonan
0 FILMS: pages 15-22


Unknown: Jack Thompson
Unknown: Jean Batten
Director: Chris Noonan
Bernard O'Reilly: Jack Thompson
Viola O'Reilly: Helen O'Connor
Binstead: Norman Kaye
Proud: Richard Roxburgh
Westray: Huw Williams
Jean Batten: Susan Lyons
Bill Fountain: Len Kaserman
Rex Boyden: Dennis Miller
Bert Shepherd: Mark Lee
Meissner: Esben Storm

: Weather

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