6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
Business and financial news from
Paul Burden and Fiona Foster.
Followed at 7.00am by the morning news presented by Nicholas Witchell and Jill Dando.
Headlines or news summaries every quarter hour.
Business news: 7.12, 7.40, 8.12,
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. Editor Bob Wheaton
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All aboard the BFT submarine for sizzling summer fun from Children's BBC with Simon Parkin, Philippa Forrester, Claudia Simon and some of your favourite programmes. Producer Graham Douglas
The Perils of Penelope Pitstop
During a daring parachute jump to publicise a statue unveiling, Penelope is forced to cut her stunt it short when the Hooded Claw snips her parachute lines. (R)
On Record Breakers' 18th birthday Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker celebrate with a slide into the record books from 400 feet up on the Blackpool Tower.
Cliff Richard celebrates his record-breaking 30 years in the music business and Norris McWhirter brings the Old West right into the studio. Producer Greg Childs
Executive producer Eric Rowan (R)
Weather followed by Double Dare
Peter Simon presents television's messiest game show when he invites four contestants to compete for a chance to go round the Double Dare obstacle course. Director Jeremy Swan
Producer Angela Sharp (R)
The Playbus stops today at the Why Bird Stop. Today's story is Big Gerald by Geoff Motley. With
Simon Harbrow and Ellie Darvill.
From Byland Abbey, Brian Blessed reads prose and poetry about monastic life in the abbey. Producer Ralph Rolls
A Forge Production Ltd programme for BBCtv
Weather followed by Hudson and Halls
Peter Hudson and David Halls demonstrate unusual ways of preparing chicken that are both simple to do and delicious in taste, including roast chicken with cloves and spicy parmesan drumsticks. With special guest comedienne Faith Brown.
Director Bob Marsland
Producer Georgina Abrahams
A Friday Productions programme for BBCtv (R)
Fig Feast at Khao Yai. The Khao Yai National Park is reputedly the best In all of South Asia. The expedition Is guided by a Thai conservationist who shows off the rainforest's plants and animals.
Producer Jeffrey Boswall (R)
(Tomorrow: to the island of Pi Pi Le)
Weather followed by Dallas
Crime Story. Miss Ellie may be away, but can Clayton afford to play with Laurel Ellis any more?
While an elated Bobby finds more than political capital in Washington, the fight for Weststar Intensifies - but the fight that April and Nicholas have on their hands promises to be even deadlier.
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John FitzMaurice Mills shows how to clean a glass decanter. An Arts Channel production
(Tomorrow: how to take can of ceramics and mend a teapot spout)
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With Philip Hayton.
Weather John Kettley
Harold and Kerry come to the end of the road.
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A series of programmes about women's lives today.
Working World. 'Men and women exist in two different worlds in the workplace. Women simply don't understand what's going on with men ...' Do men speak a language women don't know - the language of power? Also, how six million women in Britain do 101 jobs every day but get paid for only one of them. With Pamela Stephenson. Series producer Vickl Barrass (R)
(Tomorrow: What Makes a Woman?)
The Pal-Mir Escort. Steve Austin's (Lee Majors) assignment of escorting a dying woman prime minister to a secret hospital for the first bionic heart implant becomes a deadly confrontation when hired assassins try to stop them.
A comedy series set in a classroom of gifted students.
The Refrigerator of Fillmore High Dennis tries out for the football team to improve his list of extra-curricular activities on his resumé for college.
Lockerbie, Afghanistan, revolution in eastern Europe - how do BBC news teams capture the action that brings the world's major stories to life? Martyn Lewis takes a behind-the-scenes look at how the nation's most popular news programmes are produced.
With journalists John Simpson and John Humphrys and the BBC's Director of News and Current Affairs, Ian Hargreaves. Producer Robert Clamp
A Palace Gate production for BBCtv
Introduced by Andi Peters.
The New Lassie
Will accepts a dare to enter a deserted house.
Presenter (Children's BBC):
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The news programme for children. Series producer Nick Heathcote
What do Zimbabwean children learn at school? What happened to the Tonga tribe when the Kariba
Dam flooded their land? Ten years after Zimbabwe gained its independence, Yvette Fielding looks at the African country's past and future. With John Leslie. Producer Peter Brown Editor Lewis Bronze
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With Peter Sissons and Jill Dando. Weather Bill Giles
Presented by Guy Mlchelmore plus reports from Michael Wale and Cathy McGowan.
Terry Wogan 's guests tonight are Mother Teresa of Calcutta and the Rt Hon Michael Heseltine , MP. Producer Graham Owens
Executive producer .Peter Estall
Continuing the nationwide search for the best amateur cook in Britain. Which of the three competitors from Wales will make it to the semi-final? Helping presenter Loyd Grossman make that decision are guests Sally Clarke, chef/proprietor of Clarke's restaurant in London, and Edwina Currie, MP.
A Union Pictures production for BBCtv
A comic slice of Merseyside life by Carla Lane.
Trouble for Shifty, problems for Joey, Billy and Mrs Boswell , but good news for Aveline and Oswald.
Director/Producer Robin Nash (R)
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The six are back with jokes, sketches and a song behind their ears for later. With Suzy Aitchison , Frances Dodge , Mike Hayley , Lewis MacLeod , Shane Richie and David Schneider. With special guest broadcaster Derek Jameson. Director/Producer Michael Leggo
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With Michael Buerk.
Regional News; Weather Bill Giles
Twenty-five years after the famous television play Cathy Come Home, its writer, Jeremy Sandford, returns to the world of the homeless.
The original Cathy Come Home shocked the nation and caused a huge public response. But has it become any easier for modern-day Cathys - young mothers with small children - to find a home?
A Television Viewpoint production for BBCtv
Angela Rippon and Charles Nove introduce teams from Birmingham and Cardiff from the Tower Ballroom. Producer Simon Betts
The Lost Madonna. Posing as art aficionados, Crockett (Don Johnson ) and Tubbs (
Philip Michael Thomas ) explore the mystery of a stolen painting.
First in a series of six programmes about people in their 50s.
Out of the Wood. If you're fortunate enough to have the choice, early retirement could be the chance to enjoy a complete change of direction. But if it's caused by redundancy, it could be an uncomfortable halfway house. Paul Lewis looks at some of the opportunities open to people taking early retirement - whether by choice or necessity. Producer Tony Matthews
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