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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 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: Francis Wilson. Editor Bob Wheaton
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext


Unknown: Paul Burden.
Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Jill Dando.
Unknown: Francis Wilson.
Editor: Bob Wheaton

: News


: But First This....

Presented by Simon Parkin , Philippa Forrester and Claudia Simon.
Producer Graham Douglas
Belle and Sebastian
First episode in an animated story running through the week about a young boy's search for his mother. A beautiful white dog appears in a French town and is greeted with fear and hatred. But Sebastian befriends the dog and calls her Belle. (R)
9.25am Hartbeat
An inventive approach to art and picture-making with Tony Hart and Margot Wilson.
Producer Christopher Tandy (R)
0 PICTURE GALLERY: if you're 15 or under, send your picture entry for the gallery (with name, age and address on the back) to 'Hartbeat BBCtv, London W3 6XZ. Prizes for all entries shown; sorry none can be returned.
10.00am News
Weather followed by Double Dare
Peter Simon invites four contestants to compete for a chance to go round the Double Dare obstacle course. Director Jeremy Swan
Producer Angela Sharp (R)
10.30am Playdays
The Playbus stops today at the Why Bird Stop. Today's story is The Blob. With Simon Harbrow , Ellie Darvill and Paul Johnson.
10.55am Five to Eleven
Anne Wynn-Wilson explains how 3,000 Friends made a tapestry about Quaker belief and practice. Producer Ralph Rolls
A Forge Production Ltd programme for BBCtv
11.00am News
Weather followed by Our House
A family drama series from the United States.
A Point of View. The family objects to Gus rejecting the application of a woman to his all-male service club.
11.55am The 0 Zone
The music magazine with TV's first look at the new Top Ten. Producer Graham Douglas


Presented By: Simon Parkin
Presented By: Claudia Simon.
Producer: Graham Douglas
Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Margot Wilson.
Producer: Christopher Tandy
Unknown: Peter Simon
Director: Jeremy Swan
Producer: Angela Sharp
Unknown: Simon Harbrow
Unknown: Ellie Darvill
Unknown: Paul Johnson.
Unknown: Anne Wynn-Wilson
Producer: Graham Douglas
Gus Witherspoon: Wilford Brimley
Jessie Witherspoon: Deidre Hall

: News Weather followed by The Garden Party

The weekday magazine show presented by Paul Coia ,
Jayne Irving and Denis Tuohy from the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow. Sally Magnusson reports on the human stories behind the European
Special Olympics, Glynn Christian launches his summer menu for vegetarians and Richard Johnson welcomes band Big Country and the neighbourly Craig McLachlan. Producers Brian Currie and Charles Nairn


Presented By: Paul Coia
Presented By: Jayne Irving
Presented By: Denis Tuohy
Unknown: Glynn Christian
Unknown: Richard Johnson
Unknown: Craig McLachlan.
Producers: Brian Currie
Producers: Charles Nairn

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton. Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Neighbours

Scott is caught in a compromising position with Poppy.
(For cast see Friday. Repeated at 5.35pm) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

: The Allotment Show

Apples, strawberries and soil structure are among the problems for Henry Noblett to solve. Director Alan Farrington Producer Eric Robson


Unknown: Henry Noblett
Director: Alan Farrington
Producer: Eric Robson

: The Six Million Dollar Man

Taneha. Steve (Lee Majors) is asked to save a cougar.

: Head of the Class

A comedy series set in a classroom of gifted students.
Mission to Moscow (1). Charlie and his students 'go glasnost' when they arrive in Russia.


Charlie Moore: Howard Hesseman
Dr Samuels: William G Schilling

: A Summmer Journey

Into Wiltshire. Second of four programmes in which
Angela Rippon travels the length of the Kennet and Avon Canal from
Reading to Bristol. Producer Paul Smith


Unknown: Angela Rippon
Producer: Paul Smith

: Aristocat

Cartoon with the pampered puss.(R)

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andi Peters.

The New Lassie
Will, Megan and Lassie are trapped by activated artillery shells.
(Ceefax subtitles)


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andi Peters
Will McCulloch (The New Lassie): Will Nipper
Megan McCulloch (The New Lassie): Wendy Cox

: Droids

Cartoon with R2D2 and C3PO. (R)

: Newsround

The news programme for children. Series producer Nick Heathcote


Producer: Nick Heathcote

: What's that Noise?

Craig Charles asks David Mackay , Stetsasonic, David Mindel , Morris Minor, Tanita Tikaram and Nigel Kennedy how music is written. Director Steve Smith
Producer Pippa Dyson (R)


Unknown: Craig Charles
Unknown: David MacKay
Unknown: David Mindel
Unknown: Tanita Tikaram
Unknown: Nigel Kennedy
Director: Steve Smith
Producer: Pippa Dyson

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons , Moira Stuart. Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Newsroom South East

Presented by Guy Michelmore with reports from Michael Wale and Cathy McGowan.


Presented By: Guy Michelmore
Unknown: Michael Wale
Unknown: Cathy McGowan.

: Wogan with Jonathan Ross

Jonathan Ross hosts the live chat show for the next two weeks. Producer Graham Owens
Executive producer Peter Estall


Unknown: Jonathan Ross
Producer: Graham Owens
Producer: Peter Estall

: Masterchef

Continuing the search for the best amateur cook in Britain. Presenter
Loyd Grossman is joined by three competitors from the North West, guest judges John Burton-Race , chef from L'Ortolan in Berkshire, and actress Beryl Reid. Director Richard Bryan
Producer Philippa Robinson
A Union Pictures production for BBCtv


Unknown: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: John Burton-Race
Unknown: Beryl Reid.
Director: Richard Bryan
Producer: Philippa Robinson

: Bread

A comic slice of Merseyside life by Carla Lane. A new look for Billy, a new love for Jack and a new problem for Freddie.
Director/Producer Robin Nash (R)


Unknown: Carla Lane.
Producer: Robin Nash
Freddie Boswell: Ronald Forfar
Adrian Boswell: Jonathon Morris
Billy Boswell: Nick Conway
Jack Boswell: Victor McGuire
Joey Boswell: Graham Bickley
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Julie: Hilary Crowson
Aveline: Melanie Hill
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Martina: Pamela Power
Photographer: Mark Curry
Derek: Peter Byrne
Rachael: Hilary Welles
Ulo Lill: Eileen Pollock

: Up to Something!

This week, Hamlet sweeps the battlements, Yorick gets out of his skull and old rock-and-rollers never die, they just keep touring. A comedy series with Suzy Aitchison , Frances Dodge , Mike Hayley , Lewis Macleod , Shane Richie and David Schneider.
Director/Producer Michael Leggo


Unknown: Suzy Aitchison
Unknown: Frances Dodge
Unknown: Mike Hayley
Unknown: Lewis MacLeod
Unknown: Shane Richie
Unknown: David Schneider.

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Byline

Listening to Volcanoes. One of the world's top cookery writers,
Madhur Jaffrey , travels to the beautiful and almost inaccessible spice islands of Indonesia. She discovers a people of remarkable resilience, where old values have helped to soften the impact of centuries of colonialism. Director Tony Mayer
Executive producer Peter Symes


Unknown: Madhur Jaffrey
Director: Tony Mayer
Producer: Peter Symes

: Come Dancing 90

From the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool, Angela Rippon and Charles Nove introduce the second round of the competition with teams from Manchester and Belfast. Producer Simon Betts


Unknown: Angela Rippon
Unknown: Charles Nove
Producer: Simon Betts

: Miami Vice

Victims of Circumstance. The vice cops suspect that a new gang war may be starting in Miami.


Sonny Crockett: Don Johnson
Ricardo Tubbs: Philip Michael Thomas
Lt Castillo: Edward James Olmos

: A Certain Age

A series of six programmes about people in their 50s.
3: Caring and After. Like many people in their 50s,
Sandra Leventon is caring for a frail elderly parent. It's a full-time job, but Sandra is campaigning hard to get greater recognition and support for carers as a whole. Producer Tony Matthews
0 INFORMATION: send an A4 sae with a 24p stamp to 'A Certain Age [address removed]


Unknown: Sandra Leventon
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Weather

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