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: BBC Breakfast News

6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
Business and financial news from
Paul Burden and the team.
Followed at 7.00am by the morning news with Laurie Mayer and Fiona Foster. Headlines or news summaries every quarter hour.
Business news: 7.12, 7.40, 8.12, 8.40. Sport: 7.23, 7.52, 8.23, 8.52.
Weather, regional and traffic news:
6.55, 7.25, 7.55, 8.25. Weather: Bill Giles.


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Laurie Mayer
Unknown: Fiona Foster.
Unknown: Bill Giles.

: News


: But First This....Belle and Sebastian

With Simon Parkin , Philippa Forrester and Claudia Simon.
The animated story of a young boy in search of his mother. (R)


Unknown: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Claudia Simon.

: Why Don't You... ?

... turn off your TV set and do something less boring instead.
It starts with a breakfast and ends with a prizel (R)

: News

Weather followed by The Jetsons
Hi-tech cartoon high jinks.

: Playdays

The Playbus stops at the Patch
Stop in Minsmere, Suffolk. Sophie Aldred reads Arthur by Amanda Graham. With Colin Kerrigan. (R)


Unknown: Amanda Graham.
Unknown: Colin Kerrigan.

: Five to Eleven

Jill Pirrie 's award-winning pupils from Halesworth Middle School, Suffolk, present their own poetry.


Unknown: Jill Pirrie

: News

Weather followed by Peaceable Kingdom
An American drama series.
Aardvark. Rebecca finds that a lawyer in love can be tough opposition.
(For cast see Tuesday)

: News

Weather followed by The Garden Party
Does classical music need a new image? Mavis Nicholson discusses 'first kisses' with athlete Fatima
Whitbread, and Sally Jones looks at a summer sport. With Denis Tuohy and Debbie Greenwood.


Unknown: Mavis Nicholson
Unknown: Sally Jones
Unknown: Denis Tuohy
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood.

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Sharon plays a cruel joke on Bronwyn. Paul and Gail receive devastating news.
(For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm) * CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Bronwyn. Paul

: He Who Dares

True stories of people who survived against all odds.
Doing a Perish. Bob Ritchie lost his way while gliding and was forced to crash-land somewhere in the millions of acres of scorched desert surrounding the small town of Alice Springs in central Australia. Producer David Gerrard (R)


Unknown: Bob Ritchie
Producer: David Gerrard

: On the Beat

Norman Wisdom
Scotland Yard's shortest car park attendant Norman Pitkin dreams of becoming a policeman.
Director Robert Asher
0 FILMS: pages 1116


Director: Robert Asher
Norman Pitkin/Ciulio Napolitani: Norman Wisdom
Rosanna: Jennifer Jayne
Sir Ronald: Raymond Huntley
Supt Hobson: David Lodge
Mrs Stammers: Esma Cannon
Doctor: Ronnie Stevens

: Woody Woodpecker

Cartoon fun with Woody.

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andi Peters.

The All New Popeye Show
More cartoon adventures. (R)


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andi Peters

: Bad Boyes

A ten-part drama series.
2: Mum sends Bryan to buy a blender and to borrow a book; he brings back big troublel Written by Jim and Duncan Eldridge
Producer Jeremy Swan (R)
5.00pm Newsround
The news show for children.
5.10pm Move It
The five-sport team championships from Birmingham with Geoff Capes , the TV debut of children's tug-of-war and the maiden flight for the Worcestershire hovercraft.
With Jenny Powell and Scott Birch. Director Tony Harrison Producer Chris Fear


Unknown: Duncan Eldridge
Producer: Jeremy Swan
Unknown: Geoff Capes
Unknown: Jenny Powell
Unknown: Scott Birch.
Bryan Boyes: Steven Kember
Mr Wiggis: Gregory Cox
Bernetta Vincent: Nicola Greenhill
Slug: Warren Brian
Mrs Boyes: Susan Jameson
Bonn<e: Anna Dawson
Clyde: Berwick Kaler
Herbert: Michael Deeks
Hector Ruggles: Tony Caunter
Librarian: Sara Whitlock
Mr Boyes: Dean Harris
Sheila: Astrid Dines
Weed: Michael Diamond

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Andrew Harvey.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Top of the Pops

The UK's longest-running pop chart show introduced by Bruno Brookes. Director/Producer Paul Cianl


Introduced By: Bruno Brookes.

: EastEnders

Almost everyone knows about Wicksy and Cindy - except Ian. Cindy decides it's time to tell him.
Episode written by Robin Mukherjee.
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Robin Mukherjee
Director: Alister Hallum
Producer: Corinne Hollingworth
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Michelle: Susan Tully
Phil: Steve McFadden
Grant: Ross Kemp
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Clyde: Steven Woodcock
Lloyd: Garey Bridges
Hattie: Michelle Gayle
Jules: Tommy Eytle
Pat: Pam St Clement
Frank: Mike Reid
Mo: Edna Dore
Diane: Sophie Lawrence
Ricky: Sid Owen
Etta: Jacqui Gordon-Lawrence
Celestine: Leroy Golding
Pete: Peter Dean
Eddie: Michael Melia
Stuart Kendle: Mark Sproston

: Life on One

What could 'acid air' do to our lungs? Live from central London,
Sarah Greene and Simon Mayo find out how polluted our air is and what's being done to clean it up.
With Sankha Guha , Nikki Spencer and Judith Burns. Producer Teresa Hunt
Series editor David Paterson


Unknown: Sarah Greene
Unknown: Simon Mayo
Unknown: Sankha Guha
Unknown: Nikki Spencer
Unknown: Judith Burns.
Producer: Teresa Hunt
Editor: David Paterson

: Waiting for God

A comedy series about the peculiar happenings at Bayview Retirement Village.
Director/Producer Gareth Gwenlan


Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Tom: Graham Crowden
Diana: Stephanie Cole
Harvey Bains: Daniel Hill
Jane: Janine Duvitski
Geoffrey: Andrew Tourell
Marion: Sandra Payne
Dr Darrow: Brian Gwaspari
Sarah Snow: Lucy Aston

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: The Play on One: The Wreck on the Highway

Starring Tam White Lynn Anderson
Washed up country-and-western singer John McGuire is broke and his family is emigrating. He and grandson Billy share the same dreams. They run away together in search of John's wealthy American ex-co-star Betsy Hall.
Written by Colin MacDonald Director Sandy Johnson
Producer Norman McCandlish


Singer: John McGuire
Unknown: Betsy Hall.
Written By: Colin MacDonald
Director: Sandy Johnson
Producer: Norman McCandlish
John McGuire: Tarm White
Billy: Ryan Quinn
Anne: C P Grogan
Brian: Duncan Duff
Young McGuire: William Steel
Young Betsy Hall: Rachel Robertson
Barney Bascoe: Angus MacLnnes

: Cagney and Lacey

American Dream. Chris Cagney (Sharon Gless ) and Mary Beth
Lacey (Tyne Daly ) investigate when an old man's garment factory is firebombed by a vicious protection racket. Meanwhile, Mary Beth goes to the borough of Queens in search of her dream house. (R)


Unknown: Chris Cagney
Unknown: Sharon Gless
Unknown: Mary Beth
Unknown: Tyne Daly
Unknown: Mary Beth

: Second Thoughts

First showing on network television. Starring Lucie Arnaz Craig Wasson
Amy Ash is a successful attorney representing an unconventional half Red Indian, half Scandinavian street musician called Will Thorson. But Will is more than a client, more than a lover and more than a handful for any woman. A bright romance from Steve Brown , writer of Cagney and Lacey and LA Law.
Director Lawrence Turman
0 FILMS: pages 12-16


Unknown: Lucie Arnaz
Unknown: Craig Wasson
Unknown: Amy Ash
Unknown: Will Thorson.
Unknown: Steve Brown
Director: Lawrence Turman
Amy Ash: Lucie Arnaz
Will Thorson: Craig Wasson
John Michael Tombs: Ken Howard
: Janis Anneschedeen
Dr Eastman: Arthur Rosenberg
Dr Martha Carpenter: Peggy McCay
Sharon: Tammy Taylor
Chief Staab: James O'Connell
Sergeant Cabrillo: Louis Giambalvo
Officer Behncke: Alex Kubik

: Weather

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