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: BBC Breakfast News

6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
Business and financial news from
Paul Burden and Fiona Foster.
Followed at 7.00am by the morning news with Nicholas Witchell and Laurie Mayer. 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.
19 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


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

: News Weather followed by The Odd Couple

A classic American comedy starring Jack Klugman , Tony Randall Oscar's New Life. Oscar (
Jack Klugman ) is fired from his job, but his journalistic dreams come true. (R)


Unknown: Jack Klugman
Unknown: Tony Randall
Unknown: Jack Klugman

: Liberal Democrats Conference

The rights of citizens at work are under discussion with a call to allow individuals a share of profits, ownership and decision-making.
Presented by Donald MacCormick and Vivian White with Ian Smith.
Including at
10.00am News and Weather


Presented By: Donald MacCormick
Presented By: Vivian White
Unknown: Ian Smith.

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops today at the Patch Stop in Parkland Walk, North London. Sophie Aldred tells the story When Willy Went to the Wedding by Judith Kerr. With Colin Kerrigan. (R)


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Sophie Aldred
Unknown: Judith Kerr.
Unknown: Colin Kerrigan.

: Crystal Tipps and Alistair

A cartoon about a girl and her dog.

: Five to Eleven

Peter Gilmore reads Tennyson's Charge of the Light Brigade and Tommy by Rudyard Kipling. (R)


Unknown: Peter Gilmore
Unknown: Rudyard Kipling.

: News Weather followed by Liberal Democrats Conference

The climax of the conference is the speech by the party leader, Rt Hon Paddy Ashdown , MP, at 11.45am. But first, there's a debate on a motion proposing a federal Europe.
Including at


Unknown: Paddy Ashdown

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Neighbours

Henry's jealousy gives Mike an idea. (For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5. 35pm)

: Four Square

The knockout quiz competition hosted by John Sachs.


Unknown: John Sachs.

: Beautiful but Dangerous

Robert Mitchum , Jean Simmons Wealthy heiress Corby Lane is determined to reward the citizens of the town of Progress, Arkansas.
Director Lloyd Bacon
0 FILMS: pages 17-20


Unknown: Robert Mitchum
Unknown: Jean Simmons
Unknown: Corby Lane
Director: Lloyd Bacon
Doc Sellars: Robert Mitchum
Corby Lane: Jean Simmons
Otey: Arthur Hunnicutt
Ad Meeker: Edgar Buchanan

: Cartoon

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Simon Parkin.

The Brollys: The Great Storm
Animation narrated by David Shaw Parker.
Director/Producer Trevor Bond


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: David Shaw Parker.

: Clockwise

Impressionist and comedian Darren Day with six more quiz contestants. Director Nigel Douglas Producer David Mercer


Unknown: Darren Day
Director: Nigel Douglas
Producer: David Mercer

: Fantastic Max

Cartoon fun with Max the toddler.

: Bad Boyes

9: Bonnie, Clyde and Herbert are pursued by the French police.
Written by Jim Eldridge and Duncan Eldridge Producer Jeremy Swan (R) (Final episode next Thursday)


Written By: Jim Eldridge
Unknown: Duncan Eldridge
Producer: Jeremy Swan
Bryan Boyes: Steven Kember
Mr Boyes: Dean Harris
Mrs Boyes: Susan Jameson
Bernetta: Nicola Greenhill
Gran: Lila Kaye
Mr Wiggis: Gregory Cox
Headmaster: Christopher Owen
Bonnie: Anna Dawson
Clyde: Berwick Kaler
Herbert: Michael Deeks

: Newsround

The news programme for children.

: Blue Peter

Reggae is the sound of Jamaica and the place to hear it is
Sunsplash, the largest reggae festival in the world.
Diane-Louise Jordan was there, and she reports on reggae's roots from the home of superstar Bob Marley which has been turned into a museum. With
Yvette Fielding and John Leslie. 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Diane-Louise Jordan
Unknown: Bob Marley
Unknown: John Leslie.

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


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

: Top of the Pops

The UK's longest-running pop chart show, with Nicky Campbell. Director/Producer Paul Ciani


Unknown: Nicky Campbell.
Producer: Paul Ciani

: EastEnders

Arthur has a special surprise for Pauline on their silver wedding.
Episode written by Gerry Huxham
(For cast see Tuesday)
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Gerry Huxham

: Tomorrow's World

More live reports on what's new in science, medicine and technology from Britain and around the world.
This week: the plane that is carried in the back of the car, and why Leningrad's collection of historic books were put into the city's deepfreeze. With Judith Hann, Howard Stableford, Peter Macann and Kate Bellingham.


Presenter: Judith Hann
Presenter: Howard Stableford
Presenter: Peter Macann
Presenter: Kate Bellingham
Producer: Cynthia Page
Editor: Dana Purvis

: Birds of a Feather: Young Guns

A comedy series starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson.

Environmentally, Sharon's a green. With husband Darryl still in prison, Tracey's definitely blue. And when their son Garth brings a handsome friend home from boarding school, Sharon thinks he might be a touch pink.
An Alomo production for BBCtv
(Ceefax subtitles)
Feature: page 13


Created by: Laurence Marks
Created by: Maurice Gran
Writer: Keith Lindsay
Writer: Martin Tomms
Director/Producer: Nic Phillips
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph
Darryl: Alun Lewis
Garth: Matthew Savage
Richard: Jamie Glover
Waitress: Nadine Shenton

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Carrott's Commercial Breakdown

Jasper Carrott presents some of his favourite television commercials from around the world. Director/Producer Paul Smith
A Celador production for BBCtv (R)


Unknown: Jasper Carrott
Producer: Paul Smith

: Question Time

In this new season, Question Time travels around the country inviting live debate every week about the issues making the news, featuring the people at the centre of events. This week Peter Sissons presents the programme from the Barbican Centre in London. Among his guests will be Roy Hattersley ,
Deputy Leader of the Labour Party; Paddy Ashdown , the Liberal
Democrats' leader; and, live by satellite from America, Casper Weinberger , the former US Defence Secretary. Editor James Hogan


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Roy Hattersley
Unknown: Paddy Ashdown
Unknown: Casper Weinberger
Editor: James Hogan

: Golf

Harry Carpenter introduces highlights from today's first round in the Suntory World Match Play Championship from Wentworth.


Introduces: Harry Carpenter

: Weather

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