6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
Business and financial news from
Followed at 7.00am by the morning news with Laurie Mayer 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.
Weather: John Kettley.
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Introduced by Simon Parkin , Philippa Forrester and Claudia Simon. Starting with
Cartoon story of a young boy looking for his mother. Sarah is very ill and calling for her friends,
Belle and Sebastian. Sarah's doctor has gone fishing in the mountains and must be found. The police and Sebastian call a truce to find him. (R)
Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker host television's top record-breaking show. Today: a team of car-wreckers tackles the record for putting a family saloon through a lorry tyre, in bits; an attempt to break the world plate-spinning record; and an American high-school student who can keep 11 basketballs moving at once. And on the move at record-breaking speed is a 90-year-old electric car design that's still a world-beater. Producer Greg Childs
Executive producer Eric Rowan (R)
Weather followed by Double Dare
Peter Simon presents another edition of television's messiest game show when he invites four contestants to compete for a chance to go round the Double Dare obstacle course. (R)
The Playbus stops today at the Dot Stop. Something in air; something on earth; something in water; something on fire. Today's story is In Water! told by Mark Sendell. With Liz Kitchen. (R)
Jill Pirrie 's pupils from Halesworth Middle School, Suffolk, winners of the Young Writers' Competition, present their own poetry.
Weather followed by Eats for Treats
This week Jane Asher and her team of mini-maestros cook up an Italian meal for a surprise birthday party. There's home-made cheese, piles of pasta, oodles of ice-cream and strawberry sauce. Buon appetitol Producer Mary Clyne
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The music magazine with news and views from the charts including Britain's number one.
Weather followed by The Garden Party
How safe is air travel in the busiest holiday month of the year? Who is hunting our birds of prey?
Jayne Irving , Denis Tuohy and Debbie Greenwood with the news and views of summertime Britain.
Leila Aitken makes flower arranging easy, while Irving and Greenwood explore the lifestyle of summer.
With Philip Hayton. Weather Bill Giles
Gloria's son makes a confession to Madge and puts her in an unenviable situation.
(For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm)
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The Holiday Line. Just after the Second World War, the train journey from Waterloo to Exmouth was an expedition, taking the best part of a day. As a child, railway enthusiast Barry Smith used to make the trip on the Atlantic Coast Express. In the summer of 1988 he went back down the line from
Waterloo in search of the memories of those childhood days. Narrated by Anthony Smith.
Producer Brian Hawkins (R)
Further coverage of this
60-overs-per-side NatWest Bank Trophy quarter-final match.
Introduced by Andi Peters.
Wicket is persuaded by the crafty old trader Mooth to spend his personal supply of mon-mon seeds on a 'lucky' ring. (R) "
Find out what makes light bulbs glow, what a solar sailor is and why you can't believe everything you see. With Johnny Ball , Ann de Caires, Mark Salter and members of North Westminster Community School, London. Plus the first part of Hyperspace Hotel, a six-part comedy drama series which takes place in a hotel in space.
Producer Jane Tarleton (R)
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The news show for children.
5.10pm Colour in the Creek A ten-part drama series about life on the road and in the goldfields of Australia.
7: The children have found a nugget of pure gold in the creek but will it bring them good fortune?
The voice of Socrates:
With Peter Sissons and Jill Dando.
Weather Michael Fish
Look East, Midlands Today, Look North, North West Tonight, South Today, Newsroom South East, Spotlight and Points West.
Live from the Television Theatre, Jonathan Ross talks to people in the news.
In this series you can suggest stories and issues which concern you. This week, Spike Milligan tries to establish who is bombarding our ears with piped muzak; widower Stan Wilkinson discovers that, officially, he doesn't exist; and what car clampers have to endure as a result of 'us'. Voxbox has the usual contributions from members of the public about what infuriates them. Series producer Sue Bourne
Executive producer David Pearson
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A comedy thriller series starring Ian McShane
Friends, Romans and Enemies
Death invariably yields up a fresh supply of objects to the antique trade. But old James Bexon saw everything in pairs, and Lovejoy's own life could be at stake.
Episode written by Ian La Frenais
Based on the Lovejoy books by Jonathan Gash Director Ken Hannam
Producer Robert Banks Stewart (R)
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Anne Robinson with your views and comments on television. Producer Paul Smith
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With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather Michael Fish
The chilling conclusion of this true story. As the police investigation continues, so the media interest in Diane's plight increases. Can this seemingly devoted mother really be the cold-blooded and obsessive killer that district attorney Joziak is convinced she is? (For cast see Tuesday)
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Highlights of the day's play in one of the quarter-final matches.