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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 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.
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Unknown: Paul Burden.
Unknown: Laurie Mayer
Unknown: Fiona Foster.
Unknown: John Kettley.

: News


: But First This....Belle and Sebastian

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)


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Introduced By: Claudia Simon.

: Record Breakers

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)


Unknown: Cheryl Baker
Producer: Greg Childs
Producer: Eric Rowan

: News

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)


Unknown: Peter Simon

: Playdays

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)


Told By: Mark Sendell.
Unknown: Liz Kitchen.

: Five to Eleven

Jill Pirrie 's pupils from Halesworth Middle School, Suffolk, winners of the Young Writers' Competition, present their own poetry.


Unknown: Jill Pirrie

: News

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
0 BOOK: same title, £9.99, from booksellers.


Unknown: Jane Asher
Producer: Mary Clyne

: The O Zone

The music magazine with news and views from the charts including Britain's number one.

: News

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.


Unknown: Jayne Irving
Unknown: Denis Tuohy
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton. Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Neighbours

Gloria's son makes a confession to Madge and puts her in an unenviable situation.
(For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: The Train Now Departing

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)


Unknown: Barry Smith
Unknown: Anthony Smith.
Producer: Brian Hawkins

: Cricket

Further coverage of this
60-overs-per-side NatWest Bank Trophy quarter-final match.

: Ewoks

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) "


Introduced By: Andi Peters.

: KnowHow

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)
INFORMATION: for a factsheet send a large sae to [address removed].
5.00pm Newsround
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?


Unknown: Johnny Ball
Unknown: Mark Salter
Producer: Jane Tarleton
Unknown: Wood Lane
Cathy: Joy Elias-Rilwan
Winch: Keely Ball
Winston: Paul Raffield
Delaney: Choy-Ling Man
Captain Fogerty: Simon Davies
The voice of Socrates: Bill Homewood
Dad: Bonnie 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 Michael Fish


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Jill Dando.

: Regional news magazines

Look East, Midlands Today, Look North, North West Tonight, South Today, Newsroom South East, Spotlight and Points West.

: Wogan with Jonathan Ross

Live from the Television Theatre, Jonathan Ross talks to people in the news.


Talks: Jonathan Ross

: Them and Us

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
0 INFORMATION: (o raise an issue or story phone [number removed]or write to: 'Them and Us', W222, Kensington House, Richmond Way, i/irfonWI4OAX.
'OTORING: page 74


Unknown: Spike Milligan
Unknown: Stan Wilkinson
Producer: David Pearson

: Lovejoy

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)


Unknown: Ian McShane
Unknown: James Bexon
Written By: Ian La Frenais
Unknown: Jonathan Gash
Director: Ken Hannam
Producer: Robert Banks Stewart
Lovejoy: Ian McShane
Lady Jane: Phyllis Logan
Tinker: Dudley Sutton
Gimbert: Malcolm Tierney
Brie: Chris Jury
Nicole: Catherine Strauss
Edward: Burnell Tucker
Amanda: Cassie Stuart
Helen: Jo Ross
Dandy Jack: Geoffrey Bateman
Kate: Charlotte Edwards
Bigelow: Denys Graham
Mrs Springer: Freda Dowie
Curator: Sheila Keith
Brian: Anthony Jackson
Det Sgt Hill: Paul Antrim

: Points of View

Anne Robinson with your views and comments on television. Producer Paul Smith
& WRITE TO: 'Points ofVieW, BBCtv Centre, London W12 7RJ.
0 LETTERS: page 75


Unknown: Anne Robinson
Producer: Paul Smith

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Small Sacrifices

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)
● FILMS: pages 12-16

: Cricket

Highlights of the day's play in one of the quarter-final matches.

: Weather

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