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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 programme presented by Nicholas Witchell and Jill Dando.
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.
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Unknown: Paul Burden
Presented By: Nicholas Witchell
Presented By: Jill Dando.

: News


: But First This....

Presented by 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. Director Alex Lonsdale
Producer Trevor Stephenson Long (R)
10.00am News
Weather followed by The Jetsons
Hi-tech cartoon high jinks with the funniest family of the future.
10.30am Playdays
The Playbus stops at the Playground Stop. Sandra Yaw tells today's story, Carry Go Bring Come, by Vyanne Samuels. Presented by Dave Benson Phillip ; and Elizabeth Watts. (R)
10.55am Five to Eleven
Pupils from Moor Park High
School, Preston, read poems. (R)
11.00am News
Weather followed by Peaceable Kingdom
A family drama series set in the Los Angeles County Zoo.
Kitty Paws. Rebecca has enough problems, but the cats are also running wild in the zoo.


Presented By: Simon Parkin
Presented By: Claudia Simon.
Director: Alex Lonsdale
Producer: Trevor Stephenson
Unknown: Sandra Yaw
Unknown: Vyanne Samuels.
Presented By: Dave Benson Phillip
Presented By: Elizabeth Watts.
Rebecca Cafferty: Lindsay Wagner
Jed McFadden: Tom Wopat
DrLangley,: David Ackroyd
Ridge: David Renan
Kate: Conchata Ferrell
Dean: Michael Manasseri
Courtney: Melissa Clayton

: News

Weather followed by The Garden Party
Actress Honor Blackman joins the party in the Glasgow Botanic
Gardens. Robert Kilroy-Silk takes Baroness Trumpington, the Agriculture Minister, to lunch at
Culzean Castle; Molly Weir shares the secrets of good tomato chutney; while Paul Coia ,
Jayne Irving and Denis Tuohy present the news and views of summertime
Britain and the people who are shaping both.


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

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

There are some interesting developments at Mike's 21st birthday party.
(For cast see Friday. Repeated at 5. 35pm)

: Biking Butler

Journey's end, and a chance for
Tony Butler to put up his feet after his marathon bike ride across the Midlands. In today's programme he finds out about the history of England's king of cheeses, and visits a village that is strictly for the birds. To round it all off the good citizens of Spalding say it with flowers, and Butler takes a brief look back at some moments of the trip he will never forget. Director Peter Shannon Producer Peter Hiscocks


Unknown: Tony Butler
Director: Peter Shannon
Producer: Peter Hiscocks

: Lily in Love

Starring Maggie Smith, Christopher Plummer
To star in her next movie, writer Lily Wynn wants a younger, more romantic man than her husband Fitzroy. Can he convince her of the contrary?
Director Karoly Makk
0 FILMS: pages 14-18


Director: Karoly Makk
Fitzroy Wynn: Christopher Plummer
Roberto Terranova: Christopher Plummer
Lily Wynn: Maggie Smith
Alicia Braun: Elke Sommer
Jerry Silber: Adolph Green
Teodor: Szabo Sandor
Cabor: Janos Kende
Rosanna: Rosetta Lenoire
Producer: Merwin Goldsmith
Young actor: David Purdham

: Red and Blue

Two Plasticine characters clash in this animated double bill.

: The All New Popeye Show

Introduced by Andi Peters and starting with More misadventures of the spinach-guzzling cartoon sailor. (R)


Introduced By: Andi Peters

: The Really Wild Show

Winner of the 1989 Bafta Award for Best Children's Educational
Programme. The humans are upstaged again by a chimp that drinks using a twig. With Terry Nutkins , Nicola Davies and Chris Packham. Producer Paul Appleby (R)


Unknown: Terry Nutkins
Unknown: Nicola Davies
Unknown: Chris Packham.
Producer: Paul Appleby

: Newsround

The news programme for children.

: Steel Riders

A fast-action eight-part thriller from New Zealand.
3: Sandra's father is arrested after the police find an emerald.
(R) (Part 4 on Thursday)


Sandra Mitchell: Josie Vendramini
Mike Mitchell: Fraser Stephen-Smith
Gary Hohepa: Neha Belton

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Last of the Summer Wine

A comedy series based on the adventures of three lovable old rogues.
Getting Barry Higher in the World
A child's kite prompts Seymour to show how simple it is to make one.
Written by Roy Clarke
Director/Producer Alan Bell (R) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


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

: EastEnders

Michelle gets a letter from
Newcastle and an unexpected visitor. Cindy tells Ian that the game is up.
(For cast see Thursday) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

: May to December

A comedy series starring Anton Rodgers Eve Matheson
Fools Rush In. Alec arranges a meeting with Zoe to discuss her divorce. But the lunch is quite momentous, and both sense they could be getting in too deep.
Confronted later with a predatory widow, Alec phones Zoe for a date.
Written by Paul A Mendelson Director Sydney Lotterby
Executive producer Verity Lambert
A Cinema Verity production for BBCtv (R)


Unknown: Anton Rodgers
Producer: Verity Lambert
Alec Callender: Anton Rodgers
Zoe Angell: Eve Matheson
Miles Henty: Clive Francis
Miss Flood: Frances White
Hilary: Rebecca Lacey
Jamie: Paul Venables
Avril: Rosemary Leach
Roy: Paul Raynor
Doreen: Paula Jacobs

: The Les Dennis Laughter Show

James Bond finds himself in the pink as Les Dennis and the gang go to the cinema. Meanwhile, Alexander Graham Bell has problems with his phone.
With Les Dennis and featuring Martin Daniels , Lisa Maxwell and Mark Walker. Special guests Jeffrey Holland and Bert Kwouk. Director/Producer Kevin Bishop (R) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: James Bond
Unknown: Alexander Graham Bell
Unknown: Martin Daniels
Unknown: Lisa Maxwell
Unknown: Mark Walker.
Unknown: Jeffrey Holland
Unknown: Bert Kwouk.
Producer: Kevin Bishop

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: The Towering Inferno

Steve McQueen Paul Newman
William Holden
At 138 storeys the Glass Tower is the world's tallest skyscraper, and the pride of San Francisco.
Celebrities and dignitaries flock to the inauguration party, unaware that a night of unbelievable terror awaits them.
Director John Guillermln
0 FILMS: pages 14-18


Unknown: Steve McQueen
Unknown: Paul Newman
Unknown: William Holden
Director: John Guillermln
Michael O'Harahan: Steve McQueen
Doug Roberts: Paul Newman
James Duncan: William Holden
Susan Franklin: Faye Dunaway
Harlee Claiborne: Fred Astaire
Patty Simmons: Susan Blakely
Roger Simmons: Richard Chamberlain
Usolette Mueller: Jennifer Jones
Jernigan: 0 J Simpson
Senator Gary Parker: Robert Vaughn
Dan Bigelow: Robert Wagner

: Weather

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