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


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

: News


: But First This....Defenders of the Earth

Summer fun from the Children's
BBC with Simon Parkin , Philippa Forrester and Claudia Simon.
Starting with
A futuristic cartoon. Phantom and Jedda are captured by robots in the jungle. But a monkey comes to their aid and they escape. 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Claudia Simon.

: Hartbeat

Tony Hart draws rocks on clay, while Margot Wilson makes a treasure chest which Alison Millar paints. They put on their fancy dress for the party in the cavern, where they find a lamp with a genie in it. (R)
0 PICTURE GALLERY: if you are 15 or under, send your picture entry for the gallery (with name, age and address on the back) to 'Hartbeat', BBCtv, London W3 6XZ. Prizes for all entries shown. Sorry, but none can be returned.


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Margot Wilson
Unknown: Alison Millar

: News

Weather followed by Double Dare
Peter Simon presents this week's second special edition featuring Going Live! stars Phillip Schofield and Sarah Greene who take on pop star Sonia and Brother Beyond singer Steve Alexander. (R)


Unknown: Peter Simon
Unknown: Phillip Schofield
Unknown: Sarah Greene
Singer: Steve Alexander.

: Playdays

Today the Playbus stops at the Roundabout Stop.
Who's on the roundabout turning today?
Roundabout, roundabout who'll come to play?

: Five to Eleven

Barry Foster reads from Ivan the Visible by Michael Frayn. (R)


Unknown: Barry Foster
Unknown: Michael Frayn.

: News

Weather followed by Our House
An American family drama series. Green Christmas. While Molly struggles with the meaning of Christmas, the first without her father, David tries to find out where Grandpa Gus has hidden his present.


Unknown: Grandpa Gus

: The O Zone

Music, news and the chance to vote for your favourite video.


Gus Witherspoon: Wilford Brimley
Jessie Witherspoon: Deidre Hall
Kris Witherspoon: Shannon Doherty
David Witherspoon: Chad Allen
Molly Witherspoon: Keri Houlihan

: News

Weather followed by The Garden Party
How accurate are weather forecasts? Is the Met Office most reliable? Or are other methods better? The daily magazine also previews the world croquet championships and Richard Jobson reviews the charts. With Paul Coia and Debbie Greenwood.


Unknown: Richard Jobson
Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood.

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Philip Hayton.

: Neighbours

Joe turns Paul's dinner party for Mr Udugawa into a farce.
(For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm)


Unknown: Mr Udugawa

: Clothes Show Classics

Selina Scott , Jeff Banks ,
Caryn Franklin and Raj Dhanda view the wardrobes of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor in exile; looking fabulous at 50; the surgical boot which began a fashion craze; also, naturally-dyed jumpers, hand-painted ties and recycled clothing. Producer Clare Stride
Executive producer Roger Casstles (A new series of 'The Clothes Show' starts next Sunday)


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Unknown: Raj Dhanda
Producer: Roger Casstles

: Let's Dance

Betty Hutton Fred Astaire
When former singer and dancer
Kitty gets bitten by the showbiz bug again she packs up her son Richie, escapes from her late husband's wealthy family and absconds to
New York. Unable to get a job, she is just about to give up and admit defeat when she bumps into Don, her former dancing partner. This comedy includes sparkling dance numbers and songs such as Tunnel of Love.
Director Norman McLeod
0 FILMS: pages 15-18


Unknown: Betty Hutton
Unknown: Fred Astaire
Director: Norman McLeod
Kitty McNeil: Betty Hutton
Don Elwood: Fred Astaire
Mr Pohlwhistle: Roland Young
Serena Everett: Lucile Watson
Carola Everett: Ruth Warwick
Richard Everett: Gregory Moffett
Larry Channock: Barton MacLane
Timmy Bryant: Shepperd Strudwick
Mr Wagstaffe: Melville Cooper
Marcel: Harold Huber
Bubbles Malone: Peggy Badley
Elsie: Virginia Toland

: Paw Paws

Introduced by Andi Peters. Starting with The story of a tribe of tiny bear braves who live in an enchanted forest. (R)


Introduced By: Andi Peters.

: Gentle Ben

A series about the adventures of a boy and his gentle pet, a giant bear. Ben's sweet tooth leads him into trouble, and he is accused of stealing a United States mailboat.


Tom Wedloe: Dennis Weaver
Mark Wedloe: Clint Howard
Hap Miller: Douglas Fowlie
Ellen Wedloe: Beth Brickell
Broomhauer: Ranee Howard

: Newsround

A news programme for children.

: The Lowdown

Real-life stories about children today, told by children themselves. Rapping. Rap is a language and it is a style. Rap is verse, spoken and chanted over pounding rhythm tracks. It grew in New York, in Harlem and the Bronx, and it has been catching on here. The Lowdown finds out who is rapping and what they are rapping on about. Director Charlotte Black
Executive producer Eric Rowan (R)


Producer: Eric Rowan

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

John Humphrys and Moira Stuart with a team of correspondents present the latest national and international news.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: John Kettley

: Regional news magazines

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

: Wogan

Joan Collins , actress, best-selling author, one of the most talked-about women in the world and, above all, Hollywood star of film and soap opera, chats to Terry Wogan.


Unknown: Joan Collins
Unknown: Terry Wogan.

: Miracles

First showing on network television. Starring
Tom Conti
Teri Garr
When a primitive Mayan Indian witch doctor calls on the gods to save his chief's son, the plea has a miraculous effect. Far away, in New York, Roger is a surgeon and Jean is a lawyer; they are happily divorced. They crash into each other, become involved with an inept bank robber and end up flying a pilotless plane. And that is just the beginning in this crazy comedy of catastrophic coincidences.
Director Jim Kouf
0 FILMS: pages 15-18


Unknown: Tom Conti
Unknown: Teri Garr
Director: Jim Kouf
Roger: Tom Conti
Jean: Teri Garr
Harry: Christopher Lloyd
Juan: Paul Rodriguez
Kayum, the witch doctor: Adalberto Martinez
The Judge: Jorge Russek
K'in: Jorge Reynoso
Wife of K'in: Zaide Silvia Gutierrez
Daughter of K'in: Erika Faraon
Sgt Gomez: Paco Morayta
Lt Arnez: Alvaro Carcano

: Nine O'Clock News

Martyn Lewis presents the top stories of the day with correspondents reporting from home and abroad.
Regional News
Weekend Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: The Paradise Club

Last episode in a ten-part thriller drama.
Sins of the Fathers (2).
Sarah Turnbull blackmails Danny into staging a daring robbery, intending to double-cross him at the last minute. Only Frank can save him, but can he do it in time?
Episode written by Murray Smith Director Gabrielle Beaumont Producer Selwyn Roberts
A Zenith production for BBCtv (R) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Sarah Turnbull
Written By: Murray Smith
Director: Gabrielle Beaumont
Producer: Selwyn Roberts
Frank Kane: Don Henderson
Danny Kane: Leslie Grantham
Detective Inspector Sarah Turnbull: Caroline Bliss
Carol Kane: Barbara Wilshere
Polish Joe: Leon Herbert
Jonjo O'Brady: Peter Gowen
Detective Chief Supt Graham: Frederick Warder

: European Athletics Championships

Highlights of the penultimate day's action from Split, Yugoslavia, featuring Colin Jackson 's attempt to add European gold to his
Commonwealth title in the 110m hurdles, one of the eight finals today. It could also be a big day for Britain's women with bold shows expected from Sally Gunnell in the 400m hurdles and Jill Hunter in the 10,000m.


Unknown: Colin Jackson
Unknown: Sally Gunnell
Unknown: Jill Hunter

: Omnibus at the Proms

Sibelius's Violin Concerto and James MacMillan 's The
Confession of Isobel Gowdie
Witches are no longer burned at the stake, but 'witch-hunting tendencies can erupt in our own society'. So says James MacMillan whose work, inspired by the grisly events of 1662 - when
Isobel Gowdie was burned as a witch - has its premiere at the Proms. Mark Wigglesworth , prize-winning conductor and a former student of MacMillan, introduces the programme. It also includes
Sibelius's Violin Concerto, played by Korean Dong-Suk Kang with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jerzy Maksymiuk. Director Hilary Boulding
Executive producer Jonathan Fulford
0 FOCUS: page 3


Unknown: James MacMillan
Unknown: James MacMillan
Unknown: Isobel Gowdie
Unknown: Mark Wigglesworth
Unknown: Dong-Suk Kang
Conducted By: Jerzy Maksymiuk.
Director: Hilary Boulding
Producer: Jonathan Fulford

: The Return of Count Yorga

Robert Quarry
Mariette Hartley California is again terrorised by the evil vampire, Count Yorga, once more indulging his lust for the blood of beautiful women.
Director Bob Kelljan
0 FILMS: pages 15-18


Director: Bob Kelljan
Count Yorga: Robert Quarry
Cynthia Nelson: Mariette Hartley
Dr David Baldwin: Roger Perry
Jennifer: Yvonne Wilder
Rev Thomas: Tom Toner
Lt Madden Rudy: Del Uca

: Weather

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