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: BBC Breakfast News

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.
Weather: Ian McCaskill.
* CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Fiona Foster.
Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Jill Dando.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill.

: News


: But First This....

Introduced by Simon Parkin ,
Philippa Forrester and Claudia Simon. Starting with The Chipmunks
Cartoon fun with Alvin and the Chipmunks.
9.25am Record Breakers
Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker host television's top record-breaking show. Castle takes to the air with champion paraglider Michel Carnet while Baker meets Robert Swan , the only man to have walked to both poles.
Director Adrian Mills
Executive producer Eric Rowan (R)
10.00am News
Weather followed by Double Dare
Peter Simon presents the messiest game show on television. (R)
10.30am Playdays
The Playbus stops today at the Dot Stop. Today's story is Big Sarah's Little Boots. With Rebecca Higgins and Paul Valentine.


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Introduced By: Claudia Simon.
Unknown: Cheryl Baker
Unknown: Michel Carnet
Unknown: Robert Swan
Director: Adrian Mills
Producer: Eric Rowan
Unknown: Peter Simon
Unknown: Rebecca Higgins
Unknown: Paul Valentine.

: Five to Eleven

From Rievaulx Abbey, Brian
Blessed reads poetry and prose.

: News

Weather followed by Hudson and Halls
There's a European flavour in the air today as Peter Hudson and David Halls cook a selection of mouthwatering and easy-to-prepare main courses with their special guest, comedian Ernie Wise. (R)


Unknown: Peter Hudson
Unknown: David Halls
Unknown: Ernie Wise.

: A Fisherman's Diary

North country fisherman Derek Law presents his personal angling year. 3: Summer. He reflects on the richness of summer as he fishes for tench, perch and sea trout.


Unknown: Derek Law

: News

Weather followed by Dallas
Things Ain't Going So Good at
Southfork Again. A familiar figure returns to Southfork. (R)

: Reviving Antiques

How to care for leather gold leaf. (Tomorrow: how to look after pewter and tin)

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Neighbours

Des goes Japanese.
(For cast see Tuesday. Repeated at 5.35pm) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

: The Train Now Departing

The Long Drag. This film focuses on the most popular steam route, the Settle-Carlisle railway, run by steam enthusiasts. It explores its character and considers its future. Producer Andrew Johnston (R)


Producer: Andrew Johnston

: Knots Landing

Past Tense. As the net closes around the kidnapper he is forced into a desperate act.

: Silent Revolution

Paying the Price. Second of two films. A look at the price paid for agriculture's industrialisation. Narrated by John Craven. Producer Martin Small (R)


Unknown: John Craven.
Producer: Martin Small

: Popeye Double Bill

More cartoon misadventures with the spinach-guzzling sailor.

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andi Peters and starting with Ewoks
The Jindas, a travelling circus band, arrive in the Ewok village. (R)
4.35pm Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great
An American drama for children.
Sheila and her family arrive at a rented house for their summer vacation. She doesn't like the house or her room; in fact, there is not much that Sheila does like until she meets the local swimming instructor.
5.00pm Newsround
The news programme for children.
5.10pm Colour in the Creek A drama series about life on the road and in the goldfields of Australia. Mum tries to teach Alec and Biddy their lessons.


Introduced By: Andi Peters
Sheila: Leah Foster
Marty: David Rudman
Mom: Sheryl Simms-Foster
Dad: Stephen Bradbury
Dad: Dennis Miller
Mum: Judy Morris
Alec: Ken Talbot
Biddy: Pascale Moray

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Anna Ford.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Anna Ford.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Wogan

Terry has struck oil tonight in the effervescent form of Sue Ellen herself, Linda Gray. Producer Tom Webber


Unknown: Linda Gray.
Producer: Tom Webber

: 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, in a small Devon town, Melanie Anderson is at the centre of a conflict over the way she does her job as a traffic warden; Jo Bird finds that tracking down farmers who block public footpaths involves a jungle trek; and salesman Dave McCann reveals some tricks of his necessary trade. Whether funny, angry or sad, the 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 or story phone [number removed]or write to 'Them and Us', [address removed]


Unknown: Melanie Anderson
Unknown: Jo Bird
Unknown: Dave McCann
Producer: David Pearson

: Lovejoy

A comedy thriller series starring Ian McShane
The Axeman Cometh. Lovejoy is being relentlessly hunted by more than just a tax inspector when he thinks he has struck gold.
Episode written by Terry Hodgkinson
Based on the Lovejoy books by Jonathan Gash Director Roger Tucker
Producer Robert Banks Stewart (R) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Ian McShane
Written By: Terry Hodgkinson
Unknown: Jonathan Gash
Director: Roger Tucker
Producer: Robert Banks Stewart
Lovejoy: Ian McShane
Lady Jane: Phyllis Logan
Tinker: Dudley Sutton
Gimbert: Malcolm Tierney
Eric: Chris Jury
Frobel: Oliver Cotton
Vial: Yves Marie Maurin

: 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 84


Unknown: Tony Robinson
Producer: Paul Smith

: Party Political Broadcast

By the Conservative Party.

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Frontiers

Eight writers journey along some of the world's most critical frontiers.
Long Division. Theatre director and writer Ronald Eyre , who comes from Yorkshire, follows the route of the United Kingdom's own land frontier with the Republic of Ireland. The line which winds its way through beautiful lakes and fields is also the graveyard of people and hope. He seeks out people who are trying to make normal lives out of an abnormal situation: the farmer who has to travel ten miles to reach a field
100 yards away; the vicar whose congregation has been decimated by violence; the smuggler who lived in the south in a house owned by the British government. His verdict: what a waste.
Producer Derek Bailey
Executive producer George Carey 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Ronald Eyre
Producer: Derek Bailey
Producer: George Carey

: Dreamscape

Dennis Quaid Kate Capshaw
The world of nightmare is a dangerous place. If you could control dreams you'd have a healing power for good and an evil power for murder. For
Alex Gardner , sometime psychic and government guinea pig, this particular nightmare is soon to become a terrifying reality.
Director Joseph Ruben
0 FILMS: pages 18-22


Unknown: Dennis Quaid
Unknown: Kate Capshaw
Unknown: Alex Gardner
Director: Joseph Ruben
Alex Gardner: Dennis Quaid
Dr Novotny: Max von Sydow
Bob Blair: Christopher Plummer
President: Eddie Albert
Dr Jane DeVries: Kate Capshaw

: Weather

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