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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 Fiona Foster.
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.


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Fiona Foster.
Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Fiona Foster.

: News


: But First This....

Introduced by Simon Parkin ,
Philippa Forrester and Claudia Simon. Starting with Belle and Sebastian
The cartoon story of a young boy in search of his mother. (R)
9.25am Record Breakers
Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker host television's top record-breaking show. Baker goes to Australia to find out what they think of us and Norris McWhirter pits his wits against a record-breaking computer.
Director Adrian Mills
Producer Greg Childs (R)
10.00am News
Weather followed by Double Dare
Peter Simon presents television's messiest game show. (R)
10.30am Playdays
The Playbus stops today at the Dot Stop, where Dot plays with disguises. Today's story is Alice's Blue Cloth. With Rebecca Higgins and Paul Valentine.
0 MAGAZINE: 'Playdays' magazine launched today. See page 75.
10.55am Five to Eleven
Anne Wynn-Wilson explains how
3,000 Friends throughout the world made a tapestry about Quaker belief and practice.
11.00am News
Weather followed by Eats for Treats
Every week a group of children, aided and abetted by Jane Asher , cook up a special treat for their family or friends. Director John Macnish Producer Mary Clyne
0 FEATURE: page 10
11.35am The 0 Zone
The music magazine with news and views from the charts including Britain's number one.


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Introduced By: Claudia Simon.
Introduced By: Cheryl Baker
Introduced By: Norris McWhirter
Producer: Greg Childs
Unknown: Peter Simon
Unknown: Rebecca Higgins
Unknown: Paul Valentine.
Unknown: Anne Wynn-Wilson
Unknown: Jane Asher
Director: John MacNish
Producer: Mary Clyne

: News Weather followed by The Garden Party

Jayne Irving , Denis Tuohy and Debbie Greenwood are in Glasgow highlighting the city's issues, people and music of today. Leila Aitken displays the beauty of the rose while round the world yachtsman Robin Knox-Johnston and Tracey Edwards , captain of the Maiden, compare notes as the QEII returns to the Clyde for the first time since her launch.


Unknown: Jayne Irving
Unknown: Denis Tuohy
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Unknown: Leila Aitken
Unknown: Robin Knox-Johnston
Unknown: Tracey Edwards

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Bev loses a valuable piece of jewellery. Gail has difficulties coming to terms with the new secretary.
(For cast see Friday. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: The Train Now Departing

Callum MacRaild is an engine driver of the old school. His affection for steam has survived 20 years of working on diesels, and now he's back on the locomotives he loves.
Narrated by Anthony Smith. Producer Andrew Johnson (R)


Unknown: Anthony Smith.
Producer: Andrew Johnson

: Knots Landing

Slow Burn. Karen is involved in a life-and-death struggle with her kidnapper.

: Tin Hats and Silk Stockings

How a group of Bright Young
Things found themselves roaming the desert with the Free French
Army during the last war with only double-barrelled names for protection. Narrated by James Hogg. Producer Maryse Addison


Unknown: James Hogg.
Producer: Maryse Addison

: Popeye

: Ewoks

Introduced by Andi Peters.
The Duloks plan to stop the Ewoks reaching the Tree of Light, the tree which protects the Ewoks from the evil Night Spirit. (R)


Introduced By: Andi Peters.

: A Little Monkey's Schooling

The story of a small wild animal's encounter with the human world. (R)

: Newsround

The news show for children.
5.10pm Colour in the Creek A ten-part drama series about life in the Australian goldfields.
The miners' families start a real school for their children, but not all of them want to go.


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

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Jill Dando. Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Jill Dando.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Wogan with Jonathan Ross

Jonathan Ross and guests live from the Television Theatre.


Unknown: Jonathan Ross

: 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: bouncers in Derby's night spots are being trained in 'social skills' as part of a police campaign to reduce drink-related violence; born and bred a Yorkshireman,
Trevor Pearson is insulted by being told he lives in what is now Humberside; and James Castle unravels
London's Lambeth Council's mysterious 'black bag' problem. By turns 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
0 INFORMATION: to raise an issue or story phone [number removed]or write to 'Them and Us', [address removed]
0 VOX BOX: the Vox Box is at the Royal Welsh 1990 on 25 and 26 July. 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Trevor Pearson
Producer: David Pearson

: Lovejoy

A comedy thriller series starring Ian McShane
The Sting. Lovejoy decides that one double-cross deserves another as he comes to the rescue of a pretty girl in trouble and indulges Charlie Gimbert 's passion for jade.
Episode written by Ian La Frenais
Based on the Lovejoy books by Jonathan Gash Director Baz Taylor
Producer Robert Banks Stewart (R)


Unknown: Ian McShane
Unknown: Charlie Gimbert
Written By: Ian La Frenais
Unknown: Jonathan Gash
Director: Baz Taylor
Producer: Robert Banks Stewart
Lovejoy: Ian McShane
Lady Jane: Phyllis Logan
Tinker: Dudley Sutton
Charlie Gimbert: Malcolm Tierney
Eric: Chris Jury
Carinna: Kika Mirylees
Bigelow: Denys Graham
Amanda: Cassie Stuart
Cuthie: Leslie French
Helen: Jo Ross
Dandy Jack: Geoffrey Bateman
Maple: Ellis Dale
David: Russel Keith Grant
Kate: Charlotte Edwards
Alexander: Pavel Douglas
Mrs Cameron: Jan Wilson
DetSgtHill: Paul Antrim
Det Sgt Uoyd: Mark Penfold
Woody: Mark Monero

: 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 7R/.
0 TV WATCH: page 15
0 LETTERS: page 84


Unknown: Tony Robinson
Producer: Paul Smith

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis.
Regional News; Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: I Know My First Name Is Steven

Conclusion of a powerful true story. 1979: when Parnell kidnaps another boy, the pair vow to escape before both their lives are destroyed. But Steven faces not only the ordeal of returning to a normal life, but also reliving his horrific experience for the media and the courts. (For cast see Tuesday)

: Frontiers

Last in the series in which writers journey along critical frontiers. Border Run. Fifteen years ago, prize-winning journalist Jon Swain was trapped in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, when the Khmer Rouge took the city. A bone-crunching journey by truck eventually took him to the Thai frontier and freedom, but millions of Cambodians died in the bloodbath that followed.
Thousands of those who escaped still live in crowded camps just inside Thailand, waiting for a chance to build a new life. In tonight's film, Jon Swain returns to both sides of the frontier that has seen so much tragedy. Producer Gerry Troyna
Executive producer George Carey (R)


Unknown: Jon Swain
Unknown: Jon Swain
Producer: Gerry Troyna
Producer: George Carey

: Weather

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