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: BBC Breakfast News

6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast. Timetable: 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.

: News


: But First This.... The Perils of Penelope Pitstop

Fun from Children's BBC with Simon Parkin , Philippa Forrester and Claudia Simon. Starting with
The Ringding Bros Circus is in town and the Hooded Claw schemes to use the arrival to his wicked advantage. (R)


Unknown: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Claudia Simon.

: Record Breakers

Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker host the record-breaking show with hang-glider Judy Leden , strongman Dave Gauder and darts player Ritchie Gardner. (R)


Unknown: Cheryl Baker
Unknown: Judy Leden
Unknown: Dave Gauder
Unknown: Ritchie Gardner.

: News

Weather followed by Double Dare
Peter Simon presents television's messiest game show. (R)


Unknown: Peter Simon

: Playdays

The Playbus stops today at the Dot Stop. Paul Valentine reads the story Ten Little Babies by Debbie Mackinnon. With Rebecca Higgins.


Unknown: Paul Valentine
Unknown: Debbie MacKinnon.
Unknown: Rebecca Higgins.

: Five to Eleven

Brian Blessed reads poetry and prose at Byland Abbey.

: News

Weather followed by Hudson and Halls
Singer Cheryl Baker joins Peter Hudson and David Halls to make two pork dishes and szechuan beef with beancurd. (R)


Singer: Cheryl Baker
Unknown: Peter Hudson
Unknown: David Halls

: Boswall's Wildlife Safari to Thailand

Temple Storks of Wat Phai Lorn. For generations, 30,000 open-billed storks have nested in the trees around the temple (or Wat) Phai Lorn. (R)
(Tomorrow: All Change to Chamgs)

: News

Weather followed by Dallas
Dead Reckoning. Evicted from Southfork, a furious Clayton is determined to confront
David Shulton. (R)


Unknown: David Shulton.

: Reviving Antiques

Today, how to prepare a plate without rivets.
(Tomorrow: cleaning mother-of-pearl and cane chairs)

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton. Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Neighbours

The mystery extortionist is revealed.
(For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: Move Over Darling

Kitchen Sink Drama. Can the housework war rage for ever? A married couple is tested for stress. He's at the office, she's at home. Who has the toughest day? With Pamela Stephenson. (R) (Tomorrow: Room at the Top)


Unknown: Pamela Stephenson.

: Knots Landing

Reunion. Ben starts receiving mysterious phone calls. The kidnapper's identity is revealed.


GaryEwing: Ted Shackleford
Val Gibson: Joan Van Ark
Ben Gibson: Douglas Sheehan

: Silent Revolution

Path to Plenty. The first of two films which trace the development of farming. Narrated by John Craven. Producer Martin Small (R) (Part 2 next Wednesday)


Unknown: John Craven.
Producer: Martin Small

: Cartoon Double Bill

Cartoon conflicts between Roland the nice and the nasty Rattfink.

: Ewoks

Introduced by Andi Peters.
Wicket and his brothers must undertake a dangerous quest. (R)


Introduced By: Andi Peters.

: Paper Route

A Canadian drama for children.
Nick thinks he's about to get a bigger paper route which will allow him to buy a set of drums.


Ron Tonelli: Stephen Miller
Sheila Tonelli: Donna Cox
Nick Tonelli: Jason Michas
Tony Webber: Jack Higgins

: Newsround

The news programme for children.

: Colour in the Creek

Part four of a ten-part drama series about life on the road and in the goldfields of Australia. (R)


Dad: Dennis Miller
Mum: Judy Morris
Alec: Ken Talbot
Biddy: Pascale Moray
Jonno: Hugh Clairmont-Simpson

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Anna Ford.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Anna Ford.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Wogan

Conversation and entertainment with Terry Wogan and his guests, including Michael J Fox , direct from the Television Theatre. Producer Graham Owens
Executive producer Peter Estall


Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Michael J Fox
Producer: Graham Owens
Producer: Peter Estall

: Them and Us

'Bloodyminded', 'stupid', 'ridiculous'. All may describe your view of 'them'. In this series you can suggest stories and issues that concern you. This week reporter Joanna Kaye tries to arrange her own funeral; villager Maurice Phillipson takes on ICI over an invasion of lorries; and the Howards are rowing with their neighbours the Pilbeams. Whether funny, angry or sad, this programme allows you to speak in the mobile studio, the Vox Box.
Series producer Sue Bourne
Executive producer David Pearson
Information: to raise an issue phone [number removed] or write to 'Them and Us', [address removed].
Vox Box: the Vox Box is at the Great Yorkshire Show this week.
Feature: page 8
(Ceefax subtitles)


Reporter: Joanna Kaye
Unknown: Maurice Phillipson
Series Producer: Sue Bourne
Executive Producer: David Pearson

: Lovejoy

A comedy thriller series starring Ian McShane
The Firefly Cage. As a 'dlvvie',
Lovejoy is a dealer with a special talent for guessing the real value of antiques. Unfortunately he doesn't always divine the dangers that lurk In a cunning and greedy trade.
Written by Ian La Frenals from the Lovejoy books by Jonathan Gash Director David Reynolds
Producer Robert Banks Stewart (R) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Ian McShane
Written By: Ian La Frenals
Unknown: Jonathan Gash
Director: David Reynolds
Producer: Robert Banks Stewart
Lovejoy: Ian McShane
Lady Jane: Phyllis Logan
Tinker: Dudley Sutton
Gimbert: Malcolm Tierney
Eric: Chris Jury
Nicola: Kim Thomson
Drummer: Ronald Fraser
Mrs Hepplestone: Sarah Lawson
Mr Catchpole: Frank Mills
Amanda: Cassie Stuart
Bigelow: Denys Graham
Alexander: Pavel Douglas
Mrs Cameron: Jan Wilson

: Points of View

Tony Robinson with your views and comments on television. Producer Paul Smith
0 WRITE TO: 'Points of View', BBCtv Centre, London W12 7RJ.
0 LETTERS: page 90


Unknown: Tony Robinson
Producer: Paul Smith

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Frontiers

Eight writers journey along critical frontiers. Natural Break.
For centuries the Pyrenees have been one of the greatest natural frontiers in the world: a refuge for the persecuted, a massive obstacle to invaders. But as border fences are dismantled all over Europe, novelist Frederic Raphael wonders what will become of the mountain people. In tonight's film, he finds independent Pyrenean communities whose first loyalties lie neither with France nor with Spain. Producer Ian Keill
Executive producer George Carey


Unknown: Frederic Raphael
Producer: Ian Keill
Producer: George Carey

: Stark

Nicolas Surovy Marilu Henner
When his showgirl sister disappears in Las Vegas, tough detective Evan Stark flies in to launch a personal investigation. Almost as soon as Stark hits
Vegas, the town starts hitting back.
Director Rod Holcomb
0 FILMS: pages 22-26


Unknown: Nicolas Surovy
Unknown: Marilu Henner
Unknown: Evan Stark
Director: Rod Holcomb
Ashley Walters: Marilu Henner
Evan Stark: Nicolas Surovy
Chief: Waldron Patcorley
Al Conner: Seth Jaeff
Jeff Draper: Arthur Rosenberg
Lt Ron Bliss: Dennis Hopper
Powell: Norbert Weisser
Lee Vogel: Barry Gordon
Laura Stark: Wendel Meldrum

: Weather

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