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: BBC Breakfast News

6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
Business and financial news from
Paul Burden. Followed at 7.00am by the morning news programme with Nicholas Witchell and Laurie Mayer. 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.


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

: News, Weather followed by The Odd Couple: What Makes Felix Run?

Felix's (Tony Randall) fastidiousness ruins a dinner with his ex-wife. (R)


Felix: Tony Randall
Oscar: Jack Klugman

: Best of British

A look at the history of Sir Alexander Korda 's London Films.
The Romantics. Clips include Merle Oberon with Rex Harrison in Over the Moon; Vivien Leigh with Ralph Richardson in Anna Karenina.


Unknown: Sir Alexander Korda
Unknown: Merle OBEron
Unknown: Rex Harrison
Unknown: Vivien Leigh
Unknown: Ralph Richardson
Unknown: Anna Karenina.

: The Historyman

Medieval Heating. What did people do in the past when Jack Frost came tapping on the door? (R)


Unknown: Jack Frost

: News

Weather followed by The Pink Panther Show
Cartoon fun with the panther who's permanently in the pink. (R)

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops today at the Patch Stop in Aldenham Country Park, Hertfordshire. Today's story is A Dog for Ben by Jean Richardson and Joanna Carey. With Colin Kerrigan. (R)


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Jean Richardson
Unknown: Joanna Carey.
Unknown: Colin Kerrigan.

: Crystal Tipps and Alistair

Cartoon about a girl and her dog. (R)

: Five to Eleven

Peter Egan reads favourite poems. (R)


Unknown: Peter Egan

: News

Weather followed by Go Birding
Dining Tables for Birds. Tony Soper visits gardens where the owners provide food and cover for birds. (R)


Unknown: Tony Soper

: Eating Out with Tovey

John Tovey makes soup and 'no-knead' bread. John Wyatt , National Parks Ranger, takes
Marjorie Lofthouse for a walk on the fells, under the shadow of Skiddaw in the Lake District. (R)
0 FOOD: page 82


Unknown: John Tovey
Unknown: John Wyatt
Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse

: News

Weather followed by Starsky and Hutch
Tap Dancing Her Way Right Back into Your Hearts. The two cops go undercover at a dance studio. (R)

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Des and Jane sort out a disagreement. (For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: Four Square

The quiz hosted by John Sachs.


Presenter: John Sachs

: Susan Slept Here

Starring Dick Powell Debbie Reynolds
It's Christmas Eve in Hollywood and penniless scriptwriter Mark Christopher 's problems are only just beginning.
Director Frank Tashlin
0 FILMS: pages 17-20


Unknown: Dick Powell
Unknown: Debbie Reynolds
Scriptwriter: Mark Christopher
Director: Frank Tashlin
Mark: Dick Powell
Susan: Debbie Reynolds
Isabella: Anne Francis

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Simon Parkin.

The Brollys: Old Puff and Blow
The animated adventures of Harry and his friend the thundercloud.
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. Is space cowboy Hoot Gipson 'tired' of being retired?

: Bad Boyes

The last episode in a ten-part children's drama series.
Which red suitcase contains the statue of Sir Hector Pump ? . Written by Jim Eldridge and Duncan Eldridge Producer Jeremy Swan (R)


Unknown: Sir Hector Pump
Written By: Jim Eldridge
Written By: Duncan Eldridge
Producer: Jeremy Swan

: Newsround

The news programme for children.

: Blue Peter

How do synchronised swimmers hold their breath? A report by 12-year-old Alexi Westendarp.
With Yvette Fielding, John Leslie and Diane-Louise Jordan.


Unknown: Alexi Westendarp.
Unknown: John Leslie
Unknown: Diane-Louise Jordan.

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Chris Lowe.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Top of the Pops

The UK's longest-running pop chart show introduced by Anthea Turner. Director/Producer Stanley Appel


Introduced By: Anthea Turner.

: EastEnders

The mystery of Mark's reasons for coming home provoke a conflict in the Fowler household, while Pete decides it's time to take his unhappy son in hand.
Episode written by Jez Simons and Jyoti Patel Producer Corinne Hollingworth Director Nicholas Prosser


Written By: Jez Simons
Written By: Jyoti Patel
Producer: Corinne Hollingworth
Director: Nicholas Prosser
Mark: Todd Carty
Michelle: Susan Tully
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Pete: Peter Dean
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Mo: Edna Dore
Diane: Sophie Lawrence
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Pat: Pam St Clement
Frank: Mike Reid
Eddie: Michael Melia
Tracey: Jane Slaughter
Ricky: Sid Owen
Sam: Danniella Westbrook
Jules: Tommy Eytle
Lloyd: Garey Bridges
Hattie: Michelle Gayle

: Tomorrow's World

The latest round-up of what's new in science, technology, medicine and the environment. The Rubik
Cube made its Hungarian inventor Erno Rubik a millionaire, but he used the money wisely. With Judith Hann , Howard Stableford, Kate Bellingham and Peter Macann. Producer Cynthia Page Editor Dana Purvis


Unknown: Erno Rubik
Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Kate Bellingham
Unknown: Peter MacAnn.
Editor: Dana Purvis

: Birds of a Feather

A comedy series starring
Pauline Quirke , Linda Robson Muesli. To experience Darryl's ordeal in prison, Tracey decides to make her own prison - in the attic.
Episode written by Steve Coombes and Dave Robinson
Series producer Nic Phillips Director Charlie Hanson
An Alomo production for BBCtv


Unknown: Pauline Quirke
Unknown: Linda Robson
Written By: Steve Coombes
Written By: Dave Robinson
Producer: Nic Phillips
Director: Charlie Hanson
Unknown: An Alomo
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph
Darryl: Alun Lewis
Gary: Roger Griffiths
CID officer: John Forgeham
Billy: Frank Harper
Prison officer: Stanford Calaman

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Liberal Democrats.

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Clive James - Postcard from Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California: city of big money, big cars and big dreams. It's a magnet for people desperately trying to make it and home for many who already have. So how do you become a star? Director Dominic Brigstocke Producer Liz Hartford
0 FEATURE: page 8

: Question Time

Peter Sissons presents live discussion about the week's news and events from the National
Museum of Wales in Cardiff. On the panel, Henry Kissinger , the former US Secretary of State; Rt Hon Gerald Kaufman , MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary; Sir David Steel , the Liberal Democrats Foreign Affairs
Spokesman and former leader of the Liberal Party; Rt Hon Cecil Parkinson , MP, the Transport
Secretary; and Sir Alan Walters , until recently the Prime Minister's Personal Economics Adviser. Senior producer Mark McDonald Editor James Hogan


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Henry Kissinger
Unknown: Gerald Kaufman
Unknown: Sir David Steel
Unknown: Cecil Parkinson
Unknown: Sir Alan Walters
Producer: Mark McDonald
Editor: James Hogan

: The Heartbreak Kid

Starring Charles Grodin Cybill Shepherd
On honeymoon in Florida, Lenny Cantrow falls in love with Kelly, a girl he meets on the beach, and decides that his marriage was a dreadful mistake.
Screenplay Neil Simon Director Elaine May
0 BARRY NORMAN : page 17


Unknown: Charles Grodin
Unknown: Lenny Cantrow
Unknown: Neil Simon
Director: Elaine May
Unknown: Barry Norman
Lenny Cantrow: Charles Grodin
Kelly Corcoran: Cybill Shepherd
Lila Kolodny: Jeannie Berlin
Mr Corcoran: Eddie Albert
Mrs Corcoran: Audra Lindley

: Weather

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