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: BBC Breakfast News

6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
Business and financial news from
Paul Burden. Followed at 7.00am by the morning news programme with Laurie Mayer and Fiona Foster. Also the latest World Cup news from Bob Wilson and Wimbledon from Sally Jones. 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: Francis Wilson
* CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Unknown: Paul Burden.
Unknown: Laurie Mayer
Unknown: Fiona Foster.
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Sally Jones.
Unknown: Francis Wilson

: News Weather followed by The Hostel

First of a two-part documentary. Albert Waxman is a rich and successful Yorkshire businessman; Ruth Simmonks is a retired microbiologist; Lutz Zeisler , a former mill worker, now works as a lollipop man; Avraham Shomroni lives on a kibbutz in Israel. But they all shared the experience of a big, old house in Bradford where, as children fleeing Nazi persecution, they came to live just before the outbreak of war. Now, 50 years on, with other former child refugees, they return to the hostel to remember their lives together as children and the cruel course of events that brought them there. Narrated by Andrew Sachs. Producer Allan Dassell (R) (Concluding part tomorrow)


Unknown: Albert Waxman
Unknown: Ruth Simmonks
Unknown: Lutz Zeisler
Unknown: Avraham Shomroni
Unknown: Andrew Sachs.
Producer: Allan Dassell

: Look, Stranger

The Birdman of St James 's Arthur May was a parent to thousands of ducklings. In 21 years as birdkeeper on Duck Island, opposite Buckingham Palace, he cared for the residents of St James's Park and any birds of passage in temporary difficulties. Never in his life had Arthur May had duck for dinner. Director Sandra Wainwright
Executive producer Jennifer Jeremey (R)


Unknown: St James
Unknown: Arthur May
Unknown: Arthur May
Director: Sandra Wainwright
Producer: Jennifer Jeremey

: News Weather followed by The Hallo Spencer Show!

Hosted by the world's worst dresser, Mr Hallo Spencer. In the midst of filing, a treasure map comes to light leading the people of Spencerville on a mad hunt.


Unknown: Mr Hallo Spencer.

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin and starting with The Playbus stops today at the Patch Stop at Radford, Avon where Peggy Patch meets more piglets like Piggo. Today's story Piggo and the Stray Cat is written and told by Pam Ayers. With Vanessa Amberleigh.


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Peggy Patch
Told By: Pam Ayers.
Unknown: Vanessa Amberleigh.

: Rupert the Bear

Cartoon story told by Ray Brooks. (R)


Told By: Ray Brooks.

: Five to Eleven

From St Beuno's College, Clwyd. Gary Watson presents the poetry and letters written by Gerard Manley Hopkins.


Unknown: Gary Watson
Written By: Gerard Manley Hopkins.

: News Weather followed by Hudson and Halls

It's time for another visit to
Peter Hudson and David Halls 's
Kiwi kitchen where the keynote is culinary chaos. Special guest is entertainer Christopher Biggins. (R)


Unknown: Peter Hudson
Unknown: David Halls
Unknown: Christopher Biggins.

: Boswall's Wildlife Safari to Mexico

On the Scorpion Reef. The expedition camps for a month on a sand spit 1,000 yards long in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico. (R) (Tomorrow: Boswall's Wildlife Safari goes to Thailand)

: The Historyman

After 1066 the Normans stamped their authority on the defeated
Anglo-Saxons. Bryan McNerney explores Mountfinchet Castle, an attempt to recreate an 1 Ith-century stronghold designed to keep the Saxons in their place. (R)


Unknown: Bryan McNerney

: News Weather followed by Dallas

Farlow's Follies. The new Sue Ellen is going to require a new strategy. JR switches the attack from daughter to father in the fight for
Weststar, as Bobby's battles begin all over again. April decides that confession is good for the soul but Clayton's lack of candour finds Miss Ellie drowning in her own suspicions. (R)

: Reviving Antiques

John FitzMaurice Mills demonstrates how to remove chewing-gum from a rug.
(Tomorrow: how to revitalise and and remove stains from satin, silk and lace)

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Neighbours

Scott has to make a decision about his relationship with Poppy. Bronwyn sees Henry's secret admirer and is very worried.
(For cast see Friday. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: Wimbledon 90

Live coverage from the All-England Lawn Tennis Championships where the players battle it out on court for tennis's most coveted title. Today is ladies' semi-finals day with number one seed Steffi Graf expected to progress into her fourth successive final.
Commentary by Dan Maskell , John Barrett , Ann Jones and Virginia Wade.


Unknown: Steffi Graf
Commentary By: Dan Maskell
Commentary By: John Barrett
Commentary By: Ann Jones
Commentary By: Virginia Wade.

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andi Peters and starting with

The All-New Popeye Show
More misadventures with that spinach-guzzling cartoon sailor Popeye. (Repeat)

: Around the World with Willy Fog

With little time remaining in which to win his bet, Willy Fog orders all the ship's coal to be burned as he tries to go as fast as possible under steam and sail. (R)

: Newsround

The news show for children.

: Move It

Radio-controlled gliding, a petrol-powered mystery machine, a brand new sport called Wallball and some topical tennis tips give the Move It trio a varied week.
With Jenny Powell , Scott Birch and Georgie Hollett. Director Tony Harrison Producer Chris Fear
9 FAMILY: page 82


Unknown: Jenny Powell
Unknown: Scott Birch
Unknown: Georgie Hollett.
Director: Tony Harrison

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey present the latest news with the BBC team of reporters at home and abroad.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Top of the Pops

The UK's pop chart show brings you the latest countdown in music from the current Top 40 chart. Introduced by Nicky Campbell. Director/Producer Paul Ciani


Introduced By: Nicky Campbell.
Producer: Paul Ciani

: EastEnders

The Tavernier family move into Albert Square - and right into the middle of a pitched battle between residents and developers.
Episode written by Michael Ellis.
Feature: page 8
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Michael Ellis
Director: Michael Ferguson
Producer: Corinne Hollingworth
Pete: Peter Dean
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Carol Hanley: Sheila White
Ron Hanley: Dean Harris
April: Helen Pearson
Jackie: Richard Beale
Eddie: Michael Melia
Dave: Tip Tipping
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Michelle: Susan Tully
Stuart Kendle: Mark Sproston
Phil: Steve McFadden
Grant: Ross Kemp
Jules Tavernier: Tommy Eytle
Clyde Tavernier: Steven Woodcock
Frank: Mike Reid
Pat: Pam St Clement
Mo: Edna Dore
Ricky: Sid Owen
Dot: June Brown
Celestine Tavernier: Leroy Golding
Etta Tavernier: Jacqui Gordon-Lawrence
Hattie Tavernier: Michelle Gayle
Lloyd Tavernier: Garey Bridges
Pastor: Alex Tetteh-Lartey
Gospel singer: Elma Bettancourt
Gospel singer: Mary Martin
Gospel singer: Peggy Phango
Gospel singer: Carol Russell

: Life on One

Unsalted cosmetics, free-range nappies, low-fat light bulbsl
Confused about your health?
Sarah Greene , Simon Mayo and reporters Judith Burns ,
Sankha Guha and Nikki Spencer join forces each week to sort out the puzzles of life in the 90s. This week: live from a cross-channel ferry somewhere between Dover and Calais. With ferry travel ten times more dangerous than air travel, is enough being done to protect the public? Producer Katharine Everett Editor David Paterson


Unknown: Sarah Greene
Unknown: Simon Mayo
Reporters: Judith Burns
Unknown: Sankha Guha
Unknown: Nikki Spencer
Producer: Katharine Everett
Editor: David Paterson

: Waiting for God

A comedy series about the peculiar happenings at Byview Retirement Village.
Written by Michael Aitkens
Director/Producer Gareth Gwenlan
0 FEATURE: page 14


Written By: Michael Aitkens
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Tom: Graham Crowden
Diana: Stephanie Cole
Harvey Bains: Daniel Hill
Jane: Janine Duvitski
Geoffrey: Andrew Tourell
Marion: Sandra Payne
Jenny: Dawn Hope
Basil: Michael Bilton
PC Wilkins: Shaun Prendergast

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Victoria Wood: We'd Quite Like to Apologise

A comic tale written by and starring Victoria Wood.
Ken Hope, who served a 16-year prison sentence, is now one of Britain's top comedy writers.
Meredith Leazely asks if the law should be changed.

With Julie Walters, Una Stubbs, Lill Roughley, Philip Lowrie, Jane Horrocks, Richard Hope, Celia Imrie, Tristram Wymark, Susie Blake, Rosalind March, Valerie Minifie, Peter Martin and Joe Fraser.

(R) (Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Victoria Wood
Director: Kevin Bishop
Producer: Geoff Posner
Victoria: Victoria Wood
Joy-Ann: Julie Walters
Una: Una Stubbs
Barbara Appleby: Lill Roughley
John Appleby: Philip Lowrie
Cathy Warburton: Jane Horrocks
Alan Warburton: Richard Hope
Carol: Celia Imrie
Guy: Tristram Wymark
Check-in attendant: Susie Blake
Woman in lift: Valerie Minifie
Man on travelator: Peter Martin
Spanish waiter: Joe Fraser

: Today at Wimbledon

Harry Carpenter brings you the best of this afternoon's ladies' semi-finals and, in the company of one of the game's legendary figures, looks forward to tomorrow's men's semi-finals.


Unknown: Harry Carpenter

: Cagney and Lacey

Hooked. After raiding a drug taker's hideout, Chris Cagney (Sharon Gless ) and Mary Beth Lacey (Tyne Daly ) fall out over the arrest of a drug rehabilitation counsellor. Chris has personal reasons for wanting to believe him innocent. (R)


Unknown: Chris Cagney
Unknown: Sharon Gless
Unknown: Mary Beth Lacey
Unknown: Tyne Daly

: Weather

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