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: BBC Breakfast News

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: Francis Wilson.
Editor Bob Wheaton
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Sarah Coburn.
Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Jill Dando.
Unknown: Francis Wilson.
Editor: Bob Wheaton

: Daytime UK

Judi Spiers and Tim Grundy in Birmingham, and Adrian Mills in Manchester take a lively look at the day.


Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Tim Grundy
Unknown: Adrian Mills

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Brainwave

From Liverpool, Andy Craig presents the quiz which challenges the public and experts alike.
An Action Time production for BBCtv


Unknown: Andy Craig

: Dish of the Day

Prepared by Rosemary Moon. 0 FOOD: page 18


Unknown: Rosemary Moon.

: People Today

In Manchester, Adrian Mills and Debi Jones take a daily look at the lives of people across the United Kingdom. Including Kitchen Call, with the celebrity panel answering queries on [number removed]. 10.00am News
Regional News and Weather


Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Debi Jones

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops at the Why Bird Stop. Today's story is Mrs Armitage on Wheels, written and illustrated by Quentin Blake. With Stuart Bradley and Ellie Darvill.
0 MAGAZINE: same title, 45p, on sale Wednesday from newsagents.


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Mrs Armitage
Illustrated By: Quentin Blake.
Unknown: Stuart Bradley
Unknown: Ellie Darvill.

: Rupert

Cartoon based on the stories by Alfred Bestall. (R)
10.35am People Today A second edition of the show about daily life.


Stories By: Alfred Bestall.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Kilroy

Robert Kilroy-Silk presents another edition of the topical discussion programme. A Kilroy production for BBCtv

: Before Noon

Conversation with Judi Spiers and Adrian Mills , while
Tim Grundy reveals the winner of today's Brainwave quiz.


Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Tim Grundy

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Wildlife Gems

Classic moments from the Natural History Unit archive presented by Fergus Keeling. The Lions Are Coming
Stealth, speed and power accompany hunting lions, but when a pride confronts a herd of buffalo, a wildebeest or zebra in a swamp, the unexpected can happen. Producer Michael Bright


Presented By: Fergus Keeling.
Producer: Michael Bright

: Scene Today

The daily entertainment show live from the Pebble Mill studios. Presented by Judi Spiers and Tim Grundy.
Executive producer Olwyn Hocking Editor Steve Weddle


Presented By: Judi Spiers
Presented By: Tim Grundy.
Editor: Steve Weddle

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Neighbours

Hilary tells Kerry Matt 's secret. Todd and Melissa exchange farewell presents.


Unknown: Kerry Matt
Madge Bishop: Anne Charleston
Harold Bishop: Ian Smith
Henry Ramsay: Craig McLachlan
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Beverly Marshall: Shaunna O'Grady
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Des Clarke: Paul Keane
Mike Young: Guy Pearce
Jane Harris: Annie Jones
Todd Landers: Kristlan Schmid
Katie Landers: Sally Jensen
Bronwyn Davies: Rachel Friend
Sharon Davies: Jessica Muschamp
Nick Page: Mark Stevens
Joe Mangel: Mark Little
Toby Mangel: Finn Greentree Keene
Kerry Bishop: Linda Hartley
Hilary Robinson: Anne Scott-Pendlebury
Matthew Robinson: Ashley Paske
Melissa Jarrett: Jade Amenta
Clive Gibbons: Geoff Paine
Rev Richards: Anthony Fletcher
Melanie Pearson: Lucinda Cowden

: Going for Gold

The quiz show hosted by Henry Kelly.
Director John M A Lane
Producer Kerensa Bunce
A Reg Grundy production for BBCtv


Unknown: Henry Kelly.
Producer: Kerensa Bunce
Unknown: Reg Grundy

: Starsky and Hutch

A Long Walk Down a Short Dirt Road. Country star Sue
Ann Grainger is plagued by an anonymous caller.


Unknown: Ann Grainger
Starsky: Paul Michael Glaser
Hutch: David Soul
Sue Ann: Lynn Anderson

: Head of the Class

American comedy series set in a classroom of gifted students. Back to School. It's the beginning of a new school year at Fillmore High School and there are three new students in the class.

: The Jetsons

Cartoon. Out-of-shape George inadvertently volunteers for a health club fitness contest.

: Forget-Me-Not Farm

Introduced by Andi Peters.
Trundle the Tractor and her friends all live on the farm.
Today they visit the market. With Mike Amatt and the voices of Bob Peck and Anna Carteret.
Producer Celia Bonner
Executive producer Edward Pugh


Introduced By: Andi Peters.
Unknown: Mike Amatt
Unknown: Bob Peck
Unknown: Anna Carteret.
Producer: Celia Bonner
Producer: Edward Pugh

: Jimbo and the Jet Set

Cartoon. (R)

: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

By Roald Dahl. Told for Jackanory in five parts by Sylvester McCoy. 1: Here Comes Charlie
The 25th birthday season continues with one of the most popular children's books of all time. Who will find the golden ticket that gets them into Willy Wonka 's chocolate factory?
Director Nigel Douglas
Producer Angela Beeching


Unknown: Roald Dahl.
Unknown: Sylvester McCoy.
Unknown: Willy Wonka
Director: Nigel Douglas
Producer: Angela Beeching

: New Adventures of Mighty Mouse

Cartoon. (R)

: Thundercats

Cartoon about super-hero cats.

: Newsround

The news programme for children with Roger Finn and Juliet Morris. Editor Nick Heathcote


Unknown: Roger Finn
Unknown: Juliet Morris.
Editor: Nick Heathcote

: Blue Peter

Magazine programme for children presented by Yvette Fielding, John Leslie and Diane-Louise Jordan.

Diane-Louise Jordan's TV Watch: page 10


Presenter: Yvette Fielding
Presenter: John Leslie
Presenter: Diane-Louise Jordan
Producer: Oliver MacFarlane
Editor: Lewis Bronze

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Chris Lowe.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Newsroom SouthEast

Presented by Guy Michelmore and Louise Batchelor. Editor Fiona Chesterton


Presented By: Guy Michelmore
Presented By: Louise Batchelor.
Editor: Fiona Chesterton

: Wogan

Conversation and entertainment with Terry Wogan and his guests. Producer Graham Owens
Executive producer Peter Estall


Unknown: Terry Wogan
Producer: Graham Owens
Producer: Peter Estall

: Watchdog Special

If Only I'd Known What to Do Every year thousands of people are injured or killed in accidents. For many their recovery rate or even survival will depend on the actions of those around them. Acting in haste or in ignorance can have disastrous results. Would you know what to do if someone was choking or needed first aid? In a special edition of Watchdog, John Stapleton and Lynn Faulds Wood talk to those who have faced the dilemma of wanting to help, and to victims whose lives have been affected by the actions that others have taken.
The programme makes a compelling case for everyone to learn some basic first aid.
Producer Geraldine McClelland Editor Sarah Caplin
0 TOPICS: if you have something that needs investigating, write to Watchdog, BBCtv, London W 12 7RJ, or telephone the Watchdog hotline on [number removed].


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Lynn Faulds Wood
Producer: Geraldine McClelland
Editor: Sarah Caplin

: May to December

A comedy series about romance across the generation gap by Paul A Mendelson.
Anton Rodgers Lesley Dunlop
That 71 Be the Day. Alec and Zoe have been living together for a year. Everybody thinks they should 'legalise' the arrangement. Well, nearly everybody.
Director Paul Harrison Producer Sharon Bloom
A Cinema Verity production for BBCtv * PICTURE STORY: page 69 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Paul A Mendelson.
Unknown: Anton Rodgers
Unknown: Lesley Dunlop
Director: Paul Harrison
Producer: Sharon Bloom
Alec Callender: Anton Rodgers
Zoe: Lesley Dunlop
Miss Flood: Frances White
Hilary: Rebecca Lacey
Jamie: Paul Venables
Simone: Carolyn Pickles
Debbie: Chrissie Corterill
Zoe's mum: Kate Williams
Mrs Elsworth: Cathy Murphy
Mrs Chaldicott: Sally Lahee
Esther: Poppy Keeling
Luke: Thomas Chapman

: Wildlife on One

How would you feel, being embraced by a giant octopus? Yes, the giant octopus does exist outside of adventure yams! Underwater camera team Victoria Stone and Mark Deeble set out to film this giant of the North Pacific in its natural habitat.
Their stunningly photographed adventure is truly stranger than fiction. Introduced and narrated by David Attenborough. Film editor Alan Hoida Producer Mike Beynon W NATURE: page 12


Unknown: Mark Deeble
Unknown: David Attenborough.
Editor: Alan Hoida
Producer: Mike Beynon

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Michael Fish
0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES (news only)


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Panorama

Reports on the central issues of the day at home and abroad. As the Gulf crisis reaches a critical stage and the UN deadline for Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait runs out,
Panorama assesses the chances of averting war. Editor Mark Thompson
0 PICTURE STORY: page 69


Editor: Mark Thompson

: See for Yourself

The South and East
What the region has achieved in the last year and how it has done it on radio and television. In particular the South and East's annual report takes viewers behind the scenes at
Look East and BBC Radio
Kent. After the programme you have your chance to comment on the programmes produced over the past 12 months by telephoning
[number removed]. This phone-in programme will be broadcast by all the BBC local radio stations in the region.
Presented by Jacqui Harper. Producer Ron Fisher • FEATURE: page 23


Presented By: Jacqui Harper.
Producer: Ron Fisher

: Match of the Day:the Road to Wembley

Highlights of one of tonight's top FA Cup Third-Round ties. Commentary by John Motson. Reporter Tony Gubba.


Commentary By: John Motson.
Reporter: Tony Gubba.

: Facing Up to Aids

Sex in the 90s. How is the risk of becoming infected with HIV affecting people's sex lives? Are men more attractive if they carry a condom? Is safer sex necessary in long-term relationships? If sex in the 70s was about performance, and sex in the 80s about protection, what about sex in the 90s? In this programme people talk about their new sexuality, its trials, its discoveries and its pleasures. Producer Anna Jackson (R)
0 SUPPORT MATERIAL: for a free programme leaflet. send a large 17p sae to Facing Up to Aids[address removed]
* HELPLINE: for free 24-hour National Aids Helpline call [number removed].


Producer: Anna Jackson

: Weather

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