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: BBC Breakfast News

6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
Business and financial news from
Paul Burden and Sarah Coburn.
Followed at 7.00am by the morning news programme with 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, 7.50, 8.23, 8.50.
Weather, regional and traffic news:
6.55, 7.28, 7.58, 8.28.
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Sarah Coburn.
Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Jill Dando.

: News Weather followed by The Odd Couple

Murray the Fink. Tired of being taunted about being a soft cop,
Murray (Al Molinaro) retaliates by arresting his poker-playing friends. (R)

: Conservative Party Conference

Live coverage of debate on a topic chosen by ballot.
Presented by Donald MacCormick , Vivian White and Ian Smith.
Including at


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

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops today at the Tent Stop. Humphrey and Wobble join lain Lauchlan, Ricky Diamond and Jane Hardy to tell the story
Rupert's Rhymes by Brian Jameson.


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Ricky Diamond
Unknown: Jane Hardy
Unknown: Brian Jameson.

: Crystal Tipps and Alistair

A cartoon about a girl and her dog.

: Five to Eleven

Actor Mark Kingston reads the Victorian music-hall song/'m Henry the Eighth. (R)


Unknown: Mark Kingston

: News Weather followed by Conservative Party Conference

The final debate is on Party policy and pubic relations with the reply by Party Chairman, Rt Hon Kenneth Baker M P.
Including at


Unknown: Kenneth Baker

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Neighbours

Jane discovers Des's secret.
(For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5. 35pm)

: Lifeline

Jane Asher appeals on behalf of the Development Trust of the Zoological Society of London.
0 DONATIONS: see page 36


Unknown: Jane Asher

: Sport on Friday

Introduced by Helen Rollason.
The best golfers in the world play for their country and for prize money of one million dollars in the quarter-finals of the Dunhill Cup at St Andrews. Commentary by Peter Alliss , Bruce Critchley , Alex Hay , Clive Clark and Mike Hughesdon.
From Ascot.
2.30 Duke of Edinburgh Stakes (2-year-old. 6f)
3.05 Moss Bros October Stakes
(Old Mile)
3.40 AIM Aviation Stakes (Nursery Handicap. 7f)
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and Jimmy Lindley. Producer Mark Wilkin
('Sport on Fnday' continues at 4.00pm on BBC2)


Introduced By: Helen Rollason.
Commentary By: Peter Alliss
Commentary By: Bruce Critchley
Commentary By: Alex Hay
Commentary By: Clive Clark
Commentary By: Mike Hughesdon.
Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Julian Wilson
Commentary By: Jimmy Lindley.
Producer: Mark Wilkin

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andi Peters.

Bump shares something very special with his friends. Animation narrated by Simon Cadell.


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andi Peters
Narrator (Bump): Simon Cadell

: Corners

What's a quern, who invented clocks, and how does a whistle work? Presented by Sophie Aldred and Stephen Johnson with Jo Korna. Director Mary Saunders Producer Alison Stewart
0 QUESTIONS: send your Questions to Corners. BBCtv, London W12 7RJ.


Presented By: Sophie Aldred
Presented By: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Jo Korna.
Director: Mary Saunders
Producer: Alison Stewart

: The Jetsons

Cartoon. Astro becomes the object of a custody fight when wealthy JP Gottrockets claims he is his pooch.


Unknown: Jp Gottrockets

: Record Breakers

Over 200 people skipping simultaneously on one rope; a 14-year-old who pinched a plane to hunt down Hitler; ski-ing over 60mph with no sign of snow or water; and in the studio an attempt on another record. Roy Castle ,
Cheryl Baker and Norris McWhirter present television's top record-breaking show. Director Adrian Mills Producer Greg Childs
0 COMPETITION: send your entries to [address removed]. Closing date: 26 October 1990.


Unknown: Roy Castle
Unknown: Cheryl Baker
Unknown: Norris McWhirter
Producer: Greg Childs

: Newsround

A news programme for children.

: Grange Hill

10: The Rashim household receives a copy of Aichaa's magazine. (R) ● CEEFAX SUBTITLES

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons , Moira Stuart. Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Wogan with Sue Lawley

Conversation and entertainment with Sue Lawley and her guests. 0 FEATURE: page 14

: Only Fools and Horses....: The Russians Are Coming

A comedy by John Sullivan about some wheeler-dealers in south London starring
David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst.
Del and Rodney discover that three tons of lead is not all it appears to be. It could even be used in case of war.
(R) (Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: John Sullivan
Director: Martin Shardlow
Producer: Ray Butt
Del: David Jason
Rodney: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Grandad: Lennard Pearce
Sergeant Eric: Derek Newark

: Bruce Forsyth's Generation Game

Entertainment for all ages featuring family couples in competition. With Rosemarie Ford. Director Sylvie Boden Producer David Taylor


Unknown: Rosemarie Ford.
Director: Sylvie Boden
Producer: David Taylor

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weekend Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Casualty

A hospital drama series.
Salvation. As young Katie nears death, can Julian and Megan overcome her father's religious objections to treatment? Duffy finds that nearly being run over can be good for you!
Episode written by Robin Mukherjee Producer Peter Norris
Director Michael Owen Morris
● GLORIA: page 14


Written By: Robin Mukherjee
Producer: Peter Norris
Director: Michael Owen Morris
Charlie Fairhead: Derek Thompson
Megan Roach: Brenda Fricker
Lisa Duffin: Cathy Shipton
Beth Ramanee: Mamta Kaash
Julian Chapman: Nigel Le Vaillant
Jimmy Powell: Robson Green
Tony Walker: Eamon Boland
Helen Green: Maggie McCarthy
Martin Ashford: Patrick Robinson
Josh: Ian Bleasdale
Hastings: Dermot Crowley
Duncan: Robert Glenister
Judy: Louise Jameson
Katie: Holly Watson
Clive: Jeremy Clyde
Celia: Nina Marc
Stuart: Valentine Pelka
Nigel: Timothy Watson
Antoine: Emma Harbour
Sharon: Lisa Coleman
Debbie: Joanne Mapp
Robby: Christopher Priest
Alf: Tommy Wright
Harry: Barrie Gosney
Medical registrar: Mark Bannister
Connelly: Chris Crooks
Drunk: Roger Winslet
Taxidriver: Maurice Lane
Mrs Wallace: Anna Gilbert

: Omnibus

Building for a New Age: a Romanian Story. Lenuta and Marin Sorescu had their family home and belongings bulldozed into a hole.
Elisabeta Kosy lives with her seven children in such a polluted area that she has to wash her chickens with detergent before she can cook them. Until his execution on Christmas
Day 1989, Nicolae Ceausescu was both Romania's president and chief architect. His House of the Republic was nearing completion,
25,000 flats a year were being built and villages had been obliterated. In the aftermath of the 1989 revolution, Omnibus visits Romania and talks to some of the people who are having to rebuild their lives. Producer Ian Potts Editor Andrew Snell


Unknown: Elisabeta Kosy
Unknown: Nicolae Ceausescu
Producer: Ian Potts
Editor: Andrew Snell

: Cutter's Way

Starring Jeff Bridges , John Heard Santa Barbara, California: Bone sees a mysterious figure dumping a mutilated body. The following day, with his friend Alex Cutter , he recognises an oil tycoon as the killer. Together they decide to expose the culprit.
Director Ivan Passer
0 FILMS: pages 23-26


Unknown: Jeff Bridges
Unknown: Alex Cutter
Director: Ivan Passer
Richard Bone: Jeff Bridges
Alex Cutter: John Heard
Maureen Cutter: Lisa Eichorn
Valerie Duran: Ann Dusenberry
JJCord: Stephen Elliot
George: Arthur Rosenberg
Woman in hotel: Nina van Pallandt
Mrs Cord: Patricia Donaghue
Susie: Geraldine Baron

: Weather

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