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: BBC Breakfast News

6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
Business and financial news from Paul Burden and Fiona Foster.
Followed by at 7.00am the morning news programme with Nicholas Witchell and Laurie Mayer.
Headlines or news summaries every quarter hour. Business news:
7.12, 7.40, 8.12, 8.40.
Sport: 7.23, 7.52, 8.23, 8.52.
Weather, regional and traffic news:
6.55, 7.25, 7.55, 8.25.
Weather: Ian McCaskill
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Fiona Foster.
Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Laurie Mayer.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: News

Weather followed by The Travel Show Guides
The facts about Crete.(R) (Tomorrow: Brittany)
0 TRANSCRIPTS: available price £1.80 (crossed cheques made payable to BBC) from [address removed].

: Discovering Birds

The pleasures of birdwatching presented by Tony Soper. (R)


Presented By: Tony Soper.

: News

Weather followed by Matchpoint
Second of the semi-finals of the tennis-scoring quiz hosted by Angela Rippon.


Unknown: Angela Rippon.

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops today at the Patch Stop at Llanberis, North
Wales where Peggy Patch explores a castle and makes friends with a jackdaw. With Vanessa Amberleigh as Patch's friend. (R)


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Peggy Patch
Unknown: Vanessa Amberleigh

: Cricket: First Test

England v New Zealand
Live coverage of the first day's play for the Cornhill Insurance Test Series from Trent Bridge, Nottingham.
Including at
10.55am and 12.00 News and Weather

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Neighbours

Is Ramsay Street ready for the new Madge?
(For cast see Friday. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: Cricket: First Test

England v New Zealand
Highlights of the first day since lunch and further live coverage.
Captains Graham Gooch and John Wright lead their teams in this first of three Test Matches. The Trent
Bridge crowd will be hoping to see their hero Richard Hadlee in the field even though this time he won't be playing for the home side. New Zealand's last visit in 1986 saw them win a series in England for the first time.
Introduced by Tony Lewis in Trent Bridge, Nottingham.
Commentary by Richie Benaud , Jack Bannister , Ray Illingworth ,
Tom Graveney , Geoffrey Boycott. Television presentation Alan Griffiths Executive producer Keith Mackenzie


Unknown: Graham Gooch
Unknown: John Wright
Unknown: Richard Hadlee
Introduced By: Tony Lewis
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Jack Bannister
Commentary By: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Tom Graveney
Unknown: Geoffrey Boycott.
Unknown: Alan Griffiths
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: Rupert

Gregory Guineapig has bought a garden gnome for his granny.


Storyteller: Ray Brooks
Based on stories by: Alfred Bestall

: Mersey Tales

Mark Chatterton tells the story
Peter and the Spy by Graham Booth. Director Graham Booth
Producer Celia Bonner (R)


Unknown: Mark Chatterton
Producer: Celia Bonner

: Laurel and Hardy

Laurel and Hardy undertake to do some baby-sitting. (R)

: Happy Families

Part 2 of Mr Creep the Crook. Will the Creeps' latest foolproof plan really work? (R)

: New Adventures of Mighty Mouse

When Scrappy misses the school field trip to the museum of natural history, Mighty Mouse takes him on a special trip to prehistoric times. (R)

: Defenders of the Earth

Rick Gordon fights his most difficult battle yet - against drugs.

: Newsround

The news show for children.

: Blue Peter

The results of the Winning with Asthma Awards, made to three youngsters who have overcome their asthma to reach high levels in sport, drama and music. With Yvette Fielding John Leslie and Diane Louise Jordan.


Unknown: John Leslie
Unknown: Diane Louise Jordan.

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Weather John Kettley

: Top of the Pops

The UK's pop chart show introduced tonight by Mark Goodier.
Producer/Director Paul Ciani


Unknown: Mark Goodier.
Director: Paul Ciani

: EastEnders

Shireen is determined to discover the secret behind her broken engagement. Charlie Cotton is looking for evidence against Nick, but is shocked to find it has been eaten by someone else.
Episode written by Gerry Huxham.
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Gerry Huxham
Executive Producer: Michael Ferguson
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Nick Cotton: John Altman
Charlie Cotton: Christopher Hancock
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Frank: Mike Reid
Diane: Sophie Lawrence
Bag lady: Annie Leon
Alice Dutton: Daphne Oxenford
Pete: Peter Dean
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Shireen: Nisha Kapur
Jabbar: Gordon Warnecke
Ashraf: Aftab Sachak
Sufia: Rani Singh
Farah: Souad Faress
Hanif: Badi Uzzaman
Grant: Ross Kemp
April: Helen Pearson
Jackie: Richard Beale
Process server: Robin Griffith

: Tomorrow's World

Including a feature on the latest in personal satellite pagers which allows two-way communication with someone anywhere in the world.
Bob Symes saddles up and takes to the racetrack to demonstrate some ideas from his stable of new inventions.
And from Hungary, a report on the Prince of Wales's recent trip to Budapest where he heard from Professor Erno Rubik , of Rubik Cube fame, about the country's plans to harness the ideas of its many brilliant innovators to help reconstruct the economy.
With Judith Hann
Howard Stableford
Peter Macann and Kate Bellingham. Producer Cynthia Page Editor Richard Reisz


Unknown: Bob Symes
Unknown: Professor Erno Rubik
Unknown: Rubik Cube
Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Howard Stableford
Unknown: Peter MacAnn
Unknown: Kate Bellingham.
Editor: Richard Reisz

: Russ Abbot

Among tonight's sketches, Russ plays five villainous characters who will each reach an untimely death in Mildew's Revenge.
Producer/Director John Bishop (R) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Director: John Bishop

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News;
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Crimewatch UK

The programme in which viewers help police solve serious crime.
Perhaps you unwittingly hold the vital clue to the murder of an 11-year-old Brixton schoolboy; can throw some light on a vicious attack on a civil engineer in Norfolk; or saw something of an attempted robbery at a Midland bank in Merseyside. Detectives from around the country will be waiting for your call to the Crimewatch studio. If you can help please ring
[number removed]anytime from 9.30pm until midnight.
Presented by Nick Ross and Sue Cook with Supt David Hatcher and WDC Jacqui Hames. Studio Director Pieter Morpurgo Producer Nikki Cheetham
Details on CEEFAX page 618
(■Crimewatch UK Update' at 1 15pm)


Presented By: Nick Ross
Presented By: Sue Cook
Unknown: David Hatcher
Unknown: Jacqui Hames.
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Nikki Cheetham

: Question Time

Among the guests around the Question Time table tonight are Rt Hon Tom King , MP
Secretary of State for Defence; and Ruth Wishart a journalist on The Scotsman.
Chaired by Peter Sissons at the Greenwood Theatre in London. This is the weekly opportunity for the general public to pose the questions and debate the answers with those in power, those who seek it and those who influence events.
Producer Sue Robertson Editor Barbara Maxwell


Unknown: Tom King
Unknown: Ruth Wishart
Unknown: Peter Sissons
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: Crimewatch UK Update

The latest developments in tonight's cases based on viewers' calls.

: Cagney and Lacey

Fathers and Daughters. A suspicious suicide case leads detectives Cagney (Sharon Gless ) and Lacey (Tyne Daly ) into the sordid family affairs of a father who has been sexually molesting his daughter. The officers end up with two confessions, but the truth is far more elusive. (R)


Unknown: Sharon Gless
Unknown: Tyne Daly

: Cricket: First Test

England v New Zealand
Richie Benaud with highlights from the first day's play.


Unknown: Richie Benaud

: Weather

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