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: BBC Breakfast News

6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
Business and financial news from
Paul Burden and the Business
Breakfast team.
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.
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


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

: News


: But First This....

With Simon Parkin , Philippa Forrester and Claudia Simon.
Starting with Belle and Sebastian
The animated story of a young boy in search of his mother. (R)
9.25am Why Don't You .. ? ... turn off your TV set and do something less boring instead. The men from the detective agency
LINDA are not a problem - when you're out of the country. Director Pam O'Brien
Producer Trevor Stephenson Long (R)
10.00am News
Weather followed by The Jetsons
Hi-tech cartoon high jinks.
10.30am Playdays
The Playbus stops today at the Playground Stop. Michael Foreman reads the story Ben's Baby. With Dave Benson Phillips and Elizabeth Watts. (R)
10.55am Five to Eleven
Actor Gary Watson reads from the Gospel of Mark.
11.00am News
Weather followed by Peaceable Kingdom
An American family drama.
Reunion. A disagreement over an orang-utan causes a rift between Jed and Rebecca, while Courtney dreads an imminent birthday.


Unknown: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Claudia Simon.
Director: Pam O'Brien
Producer: Trevor Stephenson
Unknown: Michael Foreman
Unknown: Dave Benson Phillips
Unknown: Elizabeth Watts.
Unknown: Gary Watson
Rebecca Cafferty: Lindsay Wagner
Jed McFadden: Tom Wopat
DrLangley: David Ackroyd
Ridge: David Renan
Kate: Conchata Ferrell
Dean: Michael Manasseri
Courtney: Melissa Clayton
Sam: Victor Dimattia

: News

Weather followed by The Garden Party
Can a dating agency help bring happiness? Why have Shetland ponies become Europeans?
Robert Kilroy-Silk lunches with British beauty Marie Helvin , while Molly Weir makes the summer blossom. Paul Coia , Jayne Irving and Denis Tuohy present the issues, people and music of today from the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow.


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk
Unknown: Marie Helvin
Unknown: Molly Weir
Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: Jayne Irving
Unknown: Denis Tuohy

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Michael Fish

: Neighbours

Jim and Madge's feud could turn into a Ramsay Street massacre. (For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: Biking Butler

In the fourth programme in a cycle of six, Tony Butler breaks his bike ride for tea with a marquis, and there's trout on the menu in the Cotswolds. There's a meeting with an artist and a drink at the most out-of-the-way brewery in Britain. Director John S W Taylor Producer Peter Hiscocks


Unknown: Tony Butler
Director: John S W Taylor
Producer: Peter Hiscocks

: Mr Music

Bing Crosby Nancy Olson
Paul Merrick is a composer, but the only scores he's done recently have been on the golf course. However he hasn't counted on Kate Holbrook , a bright young student hired to get him back to work.
Director Richard Haydn
0 FILMS: pages 20-24


Unknown: Bing Crosby
Unknown: Nancy Olson
Unknown: Paul Merrick
Unknown: Kate Holbrook
Director: Richard Haydn
Paul Merrick: Bing Crosby
Kate Holbrook: Nancy Olson
Alex Conway: Charles Coburn
Groucho Marx: Himself
Peggy Lee: Herself
Dorothy Kirsten: Herself

: The All New Popeye Show

More misadventures with the spinach-guzzling cartoon sailor. (R)

: The Really Wild Show

Winner of the 1989 Bafta Award for Best Children's Educational programme, It's competition time: Olympic swimmer Andy Jameson races a Californian sea lion.
Chameleons and cuttlefish compete in the colour change championship. How clever are wombats? How do octopus suckers work? And why do animals yawn? (R)


Presenter: Terry Nutkins
Presenter: Nicola Davies
Presenter: Chris Packham
Producer: Paul Appleby

: Newsround

The news programme for children.

: Come Midnight

The last of a seven-part Australian drama.
The train Wombat wins the tug of war and hauls the lorry across the road, snapping the telegraph line to the mine.


Tim: Stephen Comey
Bugsy: Jacqui Gordon
Biff: Sally Boyden

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Jill Dando.
Weather Bill Giles


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

: Last of the Summer Wine

A comedy series based on the adventures of three loveable old rogues.
Who's that Bloke with Nora Batty
Then? Nora Batty has gone out on a Wednesday dressed up and without a wrinkle in her stockings, It soon becomes apparent to Compo that he has a rival for her affections.
Written by Roy Clarke
Director/Producer Alan J W Bell (R) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Nora Batty
Unknown: Nora Batty
Written By: Roy Clarke
Seymour: Michael Aldridge
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Edie: Thora Hird
Nora Batty: Kathy Staff
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Howard: Robert Fyfe

: EastEnders

Ian is shattered by Cindy's confession. How will his family cope with the situation?
Episode written by John Lewis.
(For cast see Thursday)
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: John Lewis

: To the Manor Born

A comedy of class starring Penelope Keith Peter Bowles
Richard confides his business problems to Audrey who may have a solution in her Uncle Greville.
Written by Peter Spence
Producer Gareth Gwenlan (R) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Penelope Keith
Unknown: Peter Bowles
Written By: Peter Spence
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Audrey fforbes-Hamilton: Penelope Keith
Richard DeVere: Peter Bowles
Greville Hartley: Ballard Berkeley
Marjory Frobisher: Angela Thorne

: Carnival Street

Set in the black community of Notting Hill this series follows various families during the months leading up to last year's carnival.
Free-Up. More than a million people 'free-up' on the streets of Notting Hill in an annual cultural celebration, It's a masquerade of being who you want to be. The film brings together characters from the earlier programmes and explores their feelings, hopes and fears of this famous event. Producer Ted Clisby
Executive producer Paul Watson


Producer: Ted Clisby
Producer: Paul Watson

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Baby M

First showing on network television of a two-part film starring John Shea
JoBeth Williams
When Bill and Betsy Stern learn that a pregnancy could cost Betsy her life, they take the controversial step of using a surrogate mother - another woman, artificially inseminated with Bill's sperm, who will give birth to his child for a price. But in this dramatic true story it's not quite that easy.
Director James Steven Sadwith (Part 2 tomorrow)
* FEATURE: page
* FILMS: pages 20-24


Unknown: John Shea
Unknown: Jobeth Williams
Unknown: Betsy Stern
Director: James Steven Sadwith
William Stern: John Shea
Mary Beth Whitehead: Jobeth Williams
Rick Whitehead: Bruce Weitz
Elizabeth Stem: Robin Strasser
Lorraine Abraham: Anne Jackson
Gary N Skoloff: Dabney Coleman
Harold Cassidy: Bruce McGill
Judge Harvey R Sorkow: Dakin Matthews
Tuesday Whitehead: Jenny Lewis

: Airshow 90

Another chance to see the heavy metal military power at RAF Mildenhall; family fun at the Southend Air Show; sky veterans at Old Warden's Shuttleworth
Collection; and the Schneider Trophy air race. Presented by Noel Edmonds with John Hutchinson , Sybil Ruscoe and Rob Curling.
Television presentation Peter Hyrton Cleaver (R)


Presented By: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: John Hutchinson
Unknown: Sybil Ruscoe
Unknown: Rob Curling.
Unknown: Peter Hyrton Cleaver

: Weather

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