6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
Business and financial news from
Paul Burden and Fiona Foster.
Followed at 7.00am by the morning news with Nicholas Witchell and Jill Dando.
Headlines or news summaries every quarter hour. Business news:
Sport: 7.23, 7.52, 8.23, 8.52.
Weather, regional and traffic news:
6.55, 7.25, 7.55, 8.25.
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Introduced by Simon Parkin ,
Philippa Forrester and Claudia Simon. Starting with While waiting for the Chinese New Year's parade to begin, Penelope is startled by the Hooded Claw, who puts her into the mouth of one of the parade's dragons. (R)
Martin Roberts goes in search of stories that weren't in his history textbook. He discovers the fate of Guy Fawkes 's friends and why medieval cooks took their clothes off in the kitchen. Producer Judy Merry
Cartoon in which a famous criminal, the 'Spook', is on the loose, so secret agents Stan and Ollie are assigned to the case. (R)
Weather followed by The Jetsons
Hi-tech cartoon high jinks with the funniest family of the future.
Rosey the robot maid runs away when she thinks the Jetsons no longer want her.
The Playbus stops today at the Playground Stop. Sophie Aldred reads the story Dilly Goes Missing by Tony Bradman.
Presented by Dave Benson Phillips.
From Byland Abbey, Brian Blessed reads prose and poetry about monastic life in the abbey.
Weather followed by Hudson and Halls
Peter Hudson and David Halls demonstrate some delicious variations with crepes. They are ably assisted by their special guest, 'Allo 'Allol's Gorden Kaye. (R)
To the Island of Pi Pi Le. Off the Thai coast in the Indian Ocean is
Pi Pi Le, one of many dramatic limestone islands. The expedition camps here for three weeks to discover monkeys, owls and land crabs that live in the forest and a colourful kaleidoscope of fish that live in the coral reefs. (R)
(Tomorrow: temple storks of Wat Phai Lom )
Weather followed by Dallas
To Have and to Hold. Fear is the key in Dallas as April is put under severe stress and Kimberly Cryder realises the consequences of dealing with a man like JR. (R) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES
Today: how to take care of ceramics and mend a teapot spout. (Tomorrow: preparing plates without rivets)
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With Philip Hayton.
Weather Ian McCaskill
Helen goes to desperate lengths to protect Todd and Katie. Kerry has to make some important decisions. (For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm)
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A series of programmes about the lives of women in today's world. What Makes a Woman? Do women not achieve because of the way others behave towards them? Actor
Stephen Rashbrook spends the day as a woman to find out.
With Pamela Stephenson. (R) (Tomorrow: Kitchen Sink Drama)
Lucinda Lambton visits strange buildings designed for animals by their eccentric owners. Producer Jonathan Glli Editor Edward Mirzoeff
England v New Zealand
Further live coverage of the Cornhill Insurance Test Series.
Introduced by Andi Peters and starting with
The All New Popeye Show
More misadventures with the spinach-guzzling cartoon sailor. (R)
Presenter (Children's BBC):
Winner of 1989 Bafta Award for
Best Children's Educational
Programme. Why is Gibraltar the best place for buzzards? How could you hear better by using a nose?
What eats more - an elephant or a hummingbird? Why is there a football team in the studio? Meet the world's most dangerous plant. With Terry Nutkins , Nicola Davies and Chris Packham. Producer Paul Appleby (R)
The news show for children.
An Australian drama in seven parts. 3: Tim, Squeak, Biff and Bugsy have rescued the train Wombat from Spack's clutches. What trouble is Spack planning?
(R) (Postponed from 3 July)
With Peter Sissons and Anna Ford.
Weather Bill Giles
Helen Atkinson Wood hosts the lifestyle game show. Playing the guessing game tonight are jazz musician, writer and critic George Melly , actress Barbara Windsor and ex-EastEnder Tom Watt. Director Gordon Elsbury Producer Andy Lipman
A Wall to Wall TV production for BBCtv
Are the market traders celebrating too early? A surprise visitor leaves Sharon with a dilemma.
(For cast see Thursday)
Episode written by Christopher Penfold.
Feature: page 14
Live from Nice. Tonight's Nikaia meeting, one of the season's major Grand Prix, has again attracted the world's top athletes, including
Britain's Linford Christie and Steve Backley. Introduced by Desmond Lynam with Brendan Foster.
Commentary by Dave Coleman ,
Ron Pickering and Paul Dickenson. Producer Martin Webster Editor 'ohn Rowlinson
(Coverage continues at 9.00pm on BBC2)
With Michael Buerk.
Weather Bill Giles
Starring Rosanna Arquette, Madonna
Roberta is 28, married and bored. A chance look at a personal ad from someone 'desperately seeking Susan' begins a madcap adventure, a quest for something wild. But the real Susan is in deep trouble, and Roberta's obsession with her results in a bizarre change of identity that catapults her into the crazy world of nightclubs, magic shows and murder.
Director Susan Seidelman's highly successful screwball comedy introduced Madonna, vampish leading lady in Dick Tracy.
Films: pages 22-26
The Theatre Antique d'Orange in Provence provides a formidable and appropriate setting for the intense, atmospheric music of the Cure. Fronted by Robert Smith , this 1987 concert featured such songs as In Between Days and Charlotte Sometimes.
Director Tim Pope (R)