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: Breakfast News

Starting with 6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast
Business and financial news.
Followed at 7.00 by the morning news programme. Headlines; news summaries every quarter hour. Business news: 7.12, 7.40,
Sport: 7.23, 7.50, 8.23, 8.50. Weather, regional and traffic
6.55,7.25,7.55,8.25,8.55. Editor Bob Wheaton


Editor: Bob Wheaton

: Hospital Watch

A week in the life of Hammersmith Hospital. It is here that medical and surgical techniques are developed that could affect all of us in the years to come. This first programme sets the scene. Presented by Sarah Greene , Maggie Philbin , Mike Smith and Robbie Vincent.


Presented By: Sarah Greene
Presented By: Maggie Philbin
Presented By: Mike Smith
Presented By: Robbie Vincent.

: But First This....

With Simon Parkin , Philippa
Forrester and Esther McVey.
Your views on wildlife. (Rpt; ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
10.00am News and Regional News; Weather
10.05am Playdays The Why Bird Stop.
10.30am Clockwise
Game show.
Jimbo and the Jet Set
Cartoon fun.


Unknown: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Esther McVey.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: The Reluctant Cook

Astronomer Patrick Moore learns how to cook fish. ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Unknown: Patrick Moore

: Hospital Watch

Further coverage. ● STEREO

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: The Garden Party

Julian Lennon provides the music for today's party at the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow.
Hosted by Debbie Greenwood , Denis Tuohy and Paul Coia.


Unknown: Julian Lennon
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Unknown: Denis Tuohy
Unknown: Paul Coia.

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours


: The Little Train That Could

The story of the railway built for the 1898 Klondyke gold rush.

: Starsky and Hutch

Kill Huggy Bear. A racketeer threatens Huggy Bear.

: Pot Black

NEW The world's first televised international snooker tournament returns.
Jimmy White opens the new series against Willie Thorne.
Introduced by Eamonn j Holmes. Commentary by Ted Lowe and John Spencer.


Unknown: Jimmy White
Unknown: Willie Thorne.
Commentary By: Ted Lowe
Commentary By: John Spencer.

: The Hogan Family

Dad's First Date. Mike is nervous about dating again.

: Cartoons

: Children's BBC

With Andi Peters.

The New Lassie
Lassie is impounded.
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andi Peters

: Defenders of the Earth

Adventure cartoon.

: Newsround

With Juliet Morris and Krishnan Guru-Murthy .


Unknown: Juliet Morris
Unknown: Krishnan Guru-Murthy

: Blue Peter

John Leslie presents a progress report on Honey, the Blue Peter puppy.


Unknown: John Leslie

: Neighbours

Roger introduces Melanie to his daughter.


Madge Bishop: Anne Charleston
Harold Bishop: Ian Smith
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Beverly Marshall: Shaunna O'Grady
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Des Clarke: Paul Keane
Todd Landers: Kristian Schmid
Joe Mangel: Mark Little
Kerry Bishop: Linda Hartley
Matthew Robinson: Ashley Paske
Melissa Jarrett: Jade Amenta
Melanie Pearson: Lucinda Cowden
Caroline Alessi: Gillian Blakeney
Christina Alessi: Gayle Blakeney
Josh Anderson: Jeremy Angerson
Ryan McLachlan: Richard Norton
Dorothy Burke: Maggie Dence
Eddie Buckingham: Bob La Castra
Toby Mangel: Ben Geurens
Clarrie McLachlan: Fred Parslow
Gemma Ramsay.: Beth Buchanan
Roger Walsh: Gregory Ross
Tania Walsh: Angela Nicholls
Anabelle Deacon: Amanda Douge
Roland: Steven Jacobson
Sky: Miranda Fryer
Rosemary Daniels: Joy Chambers
Diane Beaumont: Jennifer Robinson

: Six O'Clock News

With John Humphrys and Moira Stuart.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Newsroom South East

Presented by Guy Michelmore and Louise Batchelor with sport from Michael Wale. Editor Fiona Chesterton


Presented By: Guy Michelmore
Presented By: Louise Batchelor
Unknown: Michael Wale.
Editor: Fiona Chesterton

: Hospital Watch

Live, four times a day throughout the week, BBC cameras will report from Hammersmith Hospital as Sarah Greene , Mike Smith , Maggie Philbin and Robbie Vincent examine a week in the life of one of the world's premier medical research institutions. As well as looking at all aspects of the workings of the hospital the team will follow specific patients during the week. It is at Hammersmith that research is carried out into new surgical techniques and the treatment of rare diseases, and for this reason the hospital can often be the last hope for some patients. 0 STEREO


Unknown: Sarah Greene
Unknown: Mike Smith
Unknown: Maggie Philbin
Unknown: Robbie Vincent

: Clothes Show Classics

Highlights from the fashion and style magazine including cosmetics developed by school pupils in Belfast, fragrances from roses in Yorkshire, jewellery made in Birmingham and greener wellies on Merseyside. On the fashion front, there's something for 30-year-olds and safe cycling kit for kids. With Selina Scott , Jeff Banks and Caryn Franklin. Executive producer Roger Casstles
0 MAGAZINE: price £1.00 from retailers


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin.
Producer: Roger Casstles

: Telly Addicts

The 1991 search is on for the family in Britain who know the most about what they watch on television. Presented Noel Edmonds.
Director Nick Hurran
Producer Richard L Lewis


Unknown: Noel Edmonds.
Director: Nick Hurran
Producer: Richard L Lewis

: Brush Strokes

Comedy series about a painter and 20th-century Casanova, written by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey.
Starring Karl Howman
Sandra is persuaded to go out with Jacko, Veronica and her handsome Italian Marcello, with some surprising results.
Director/Producer John B Hobbs ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Written By: John Esmonde
Written By: Bob Larbey.
Unknown: Karl Howman
Jacko: Karl Howman
Eric: Mike Walling
Lesley: Erika Hoffman
Elmo: Howard Lew Lewis
Jean: Nicky Croydon
Sandra: Jackie Lye
Veronica: Elizabeth Counsell
Marcello: Bogdan Kominowski
Gloria: Carole Harrison
Giles: Adam Bareham
Lynn: Catherine Terry

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Bernard Davey
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Panorama

David Dimbleby and a team of reporters return for the autumn season to investigate, analyse and discuss events at home and abroad.
Editor Mark Thompson


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Editor: Mark Thompson

: Hospital Watch

A live update on the day's activities at Hammersmith Hospital in London.

: Law and Order

An American police and courtroom drama.
The Secret Sharers. A known drug dealer is shot in front of a large church gathering. 0 STEREO

: Who Cares Now?

The last of seven films about caring for an older person. No Place Like Home
Presented by Jonathan Miller. Producer Tony Matthews
0 BOOK: £ 1.00 from Who Cares Now? BBC Education, London W 12 7RJ.


Presented By: Jonathan Miller.
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Picking Up the Pieces

I Melodrama starring I Margot Kidder All Linette wanted was a civilised, simple divorce. But her vindictive husband has made sure she isn't going to get one. The fight is on! Director Paul Wendkos
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● FILMS: pages 35-41


Unknown: Margot Kidder
Unknown: All Linette
Director: Paul Wendkos
Linette Harding: Margot Kidder
Eric Harding: David Ackroyd
Don Hagan: James Farentino
Stacy Harding: Ari Meyers
Denise: Barbara Rhoades
Harriet: Joyce von Patten
Carew: Len Birman
Mac: Herbert Edelman
Sabinson: Robin Gammell
Cole: Stephen Young

: Weather

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