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: BBC Breakfast News

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


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Jill Dando.

: News

Weather followed by Pitfalls of a Sporting Life
Tennis elbow, whiplash injuries and rupturing of the Achilles tendon or calf muscles require expert physiotherapy and graduated passive and stretch exercises if they are to repair correctly.

: Gloria Live

Gloria Hunniford, issues and a studio audience. Producer Jill Dawson


Producer: Jill Dawson

: News

Weather followed by Matchpoint
Hosted by Angela Rippon.


Unknown: Angela Rippon.

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops today at the Playground Stop.
Presenters: Dave Benson
Phillips and Elizabeth Watts. Producer Sheila Fraser (R)
10.50am Barney
Cartoon with voices by Tim Brooke-Taylor , Harry Enfield , Jan Ravens and Enn Reitel. (R)


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Presenters: Dave Benson
Presenters: Elizabeth Watts.
Producer: Sheila Fraser
Voices By: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Voices By: Harry Enfield
Voices By: Jan Ravens
Voices By: Enn Reitel.

: Five to Eleven

Miranda Foster reads poems written by children on the theme of One World.


Unknown: Miranda Foster

: News

Weather followed by The Bergen Debates
A series recorded by Norwegian TV during the UN conference on environment and development in Bergen.
2: When the party is over - who pays?
We're all polluting the planet - so who is going to pay to clean it up? The northern nations have become rich on the back of dirty and dangerous technology; so it's no surprise that the poor countries want to emulate them and catch up with our living standards. But if they do, it could spell disaster for the whole planet.
Sadhna Karnik argues before a panel of experts that although the wealthy nations should pay, her unsuccessful fight for compensation on behalf of the victims of Bhopal in India shows it's unlikely that resources will be made available.


Unknown: Sadhna Karnik

: Northern Lights

For 60 years, amateur photographer Jack Hulme has documented the life of the mining village of Fryston in West Yorkshire. Producer Mike Murray (R)


Unknown: Jack Hulme
Producer: Mike Murray

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live
Including a visit to the Chelsea Flower Show.
With Alan Titchmarsh
Judi Spiers and Andy Craig.


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Andy Craig.

: One O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Neighbours

Scott's difference of opinion with Madeline reaches a flashpoint.

: Matchpoint

A Pair of Briefs play the Wirral Aces.
Hosted by Angela Rippon.


Unknown: Angela Rippon.

: Tiger in the Smoke

Donald Sinden
Muriel Pavlow
A group of ex-soldiers awaits the arrival of its leader, escaped prisoner
Jack Havoc. Only he knows the route to the priceless booty of a wartime raid.
Director Roy Baker
0 FILMS: pages 17-20


Unknown: Donald Sinden
Unknown: Muriel Pavlow
Unknown: Jack Havoc.
Director: Roy Baker
Geoffrey Levett: Donald Sinden
Meg Elgin: Muriel Pavlow
Jack Havoc: Tony Wright
Tiddy Doll: Bernard Miles

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andi Peters and starting with ChuckleVision
Starring the Chuckle Brothers.
Paul and Barry are still looking after Uncle Henry's mansion. But could it be haunted?
Writer John Sayle Music Dave Cooke
Producer Martin Hughes (R)
4.05pm Laurel and Hardy Cartoon antics with Stan and Ollie.
4.10pm Happy Families A comedy drama series. 1: Everybody loves
Mrs Wobble , the waitress at the Copper Kettle Cafe, even though she wobbles. But will Mr Alphonso, the new manager, love her too? (R) (For cast see page 48. Part 2 on Thursday at 4.05pm)
4.25pm Ovide
More adventures of Ovide, the duck-billed platypus. (R)
4.40pm Teenage
Mutant Hero Turtles
Shredder steals some capsidium crystals.
5.00pm Newsround
The news show for children.
5.10pm Expo
Today, Johnny Ball visits the National Horse-Racing
Museum in the Suffolk town of Newmarket.
Producer Alex Leger
Executive producer Eric Rowan


Introduced By: Andi Peters
Unknown: John Sayle
Music: Dave Cooke
Producer: Martin Hughes
Unknown: Mrs Wobble
Unknown: Johnny Ball
Producer: Alex Leger
Producer: Eric Rowan

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Anna Ford.
Weather John Kettley


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

: Style Trial

Guessing the lifestyles of two members of the public this week are night club owner Peter Stringfellow , comedienne Rachel Berger and boxer Gary Stretch.
With Helen Atkinson Wood. Director Gordon Elsbury Producer Andy Lipman Executive producer Janet Street Porter
A Wall to Wall TV production for BBCtv


Unknown: Peter Stringfellow
Unknown: Rachel Berger
Unknown: Gary Stretch.
Unknown: Helen Atkinson Wood.
Director: Gordon Elsbury
Producer: Andy Lipman
Producer: Janet Street Porter

: EastEnders

Ethel Skinner reappears in the Square, determined to catch up on the gossip - but Dot Cotton's news fills her with fear for her friend's life.
Show Times: page 10
(Ceefax subtitles)

: To the Manor Born

A comedy series by Peter Spence , starring Penelope Keith Peter Bowles
Audrey has to remind
Richard of his manorial duties when he's disinclined to offer employment to a seasonal worker.
Music Ronnie Hazlehurst Designer Ian Rawnsley
Producer Gareth Gwenlan (R)


Unknown: Peter Spence
Unknown: Penelope Keith
Unknown: Peter Bowles
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Designer: Ian Rawnsley
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Audrey: Penelope Keith
Richard: Peter Bowles
Arthur: Bill Travers
Marjory: Angela Thorne
Mrs Polouvicka: Daphne Heard
Brigadier: Anthony Sharp
Mrs Patterson: Daphne Oxenford
Ned: Michael Bilton
Sir William: Anthony Howard

: Black in Blue

A documentary series with Desmond Wilcox.
3: Trial and error.
At Hendon Training
College, if at first you don't succeed - then you're fired. It's a ruthless place. Failure to achieve means cautioning, then special coaching and, finally, 'back classing'. Anna is back classed - set back five weeks - and she feels it wasn't fair. But discipline is paramount and although she may be upset, she obeys. The seven police trainees are finding it tougher. They said they wouldn't change.
But they are changing. Their uniforms fit, their police helmets look natural, and already they're starting to look the kind of coppers they will be.
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 John Kettley


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Steve Rider. International Football
England v Uruguay
For England's last home match before their World
Cup campaign in Italy, they meet the first winners of the Cup, Uruguay.
Plus news, features and a full results service. Producer Vivien Kent Editor Brian Barwick


Introduced By: Steve Rider.
Producer: Vivien Kent
Editor: Brian Barwick

: World Leaders Debate

From Hamburg, Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a unique television summit of world leaders. Presidents
Vaclav Havel of Czechoslovakia and Richard von Weizsaecker of West Germany are joined by satellite with the Prime
Minister of Pakistan,
Benazir Bhutto , to discuss the reality of a common future for the world. The
1980s have been described as the lost decade of opportunity to heal the north/south divide. Will the last decade of the millennium shake us out of our complacency?
Producer Rolf Seelman-Eggebert ARD West Germany
0 INFORMATION PACK: available free from One World, PO Box 2001. Bristol BS99 I GF. Full details on page 84.


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Vaclav Havel
Unknown: Richard von Weizsaecker
Unknown: Benazir Bhutto
Producer: Rolf Seelman-Eggebert

: The Pursuit of D B Cooper

Treat Williams
Robert Duvall
D B Cooper parachuted from a 727 jet with$200,000 in cash and vanished. This is the story of what might have happened.
FILMS: pages 17-20


Meade: Treat Williams
Gruen: Robert Duvall

: Weather

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