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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

: Perfect Strangers

American comedy series. Futile Attraction. Balki discovers that resisting romantic advances may cost him his job.

: Labour Party Conference

The first of five days' live coverage of the Labour Party's 90th Conference which this year returns to
Brighton where Neil Kinnock was elected Party Leader in 1983. The last conference before the General Election opens with a key manifesto debate on the economy, led by Shadow Chancellor,
John Smith. Presented by Donald MacCormick and Vivian White , with Ian Smith.
(Coverage continues at 10.35am)


Unknown: Neil Kinnock
Unknown: John Smith.
Presented By: Donald MacCormick
Presented By: Vivian White
Unknown: Ian Smith.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Philippa Forrester.
The Why Bird Stop.

: Bump

Cartoon adventures.

: Labour Party Conference

Further live coverage.
(Continues at 2.15pm on BBC2)
Including at
11.00am and 12.00
News and Weather and Regional News; Weather
12.55 Regional News: Weather

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather

: Neighbours


: Four Square

General knowledge quiz hosted by John Sachs. 0 STEREO


Unknown: John Sachs.

: Starsky and Hutch

The Trap. A criminal seeking revenge plans a deadly snare for Starsky and Hutch.

: Pot Black

The world's top 16 players compete for the Pot Black snooker trophy. Stephen Hendry , last year's World
Champion, meets Neal Foulds in the first quarter-final of the televised championship.
Commentary by Ted Lowe and John Spencer. Introduced by Eamonn Holmes.


Unknown: Stephen Hendry
Unknown: Neal Foulds
Commentary By: Ted Lowe
Commentary By: John Spencer.
Introduced By: Eamonn Holmes.

: The Hogan Family

American comedy series.
Tobacco Road. Sandy tries to teach Willie about the perils of smoking, but her efforts go up in smoke when she becomes addicted to the evil weed again.

: Penny Crayon

With Andi Peters.
Animation. Narrated by Su Pollard and Peter Hawkins.


Unknown: Andi Peters.
Unknown: Su Pollard
Unknown: Peter Hawkins.

: The Chipmunks

Cartoon fun.

: Pigsty

Musical fun at the pigs' diner.

: Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles

Cartoon adventures.

: Newsround

With Juliet Morris and Krishnan Guru-Murthy .


Unknown: Juliet Morris
Unknown: Krishnan Guru-Murthy

: Blue Peter

Diane-Louise Jordan joins people from around the globe in the Blue Peter 'Climb for the World' peace campaign.


Presenter: Diane-Louise Jordan

: Neighbours

Kerry and Melissa strike a blow for animal liberation.


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
Gemma Ramsay: Beth Buchanan

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: John Kettley

: South Today

Presented by Paddy Haycocks and Sally Taylor , with Angela Diffley at the newsdesk. Editor Richard Horobin

6.30-7.00pm Newsroom South East
Presented by Guy Michelmore and Louise Batchelor with sports news from Michael Wale. Editor Fiona Chesterton
(South East)


Presented By: Paddy Haycocks
Presented By: Sally Taylor
Unknown: Angela Diffley
Editor: Richard Horobin
Presented By: Guy Michelmore
Presented By: Louise Batchelor
Unknown: Michael Wale.
Editor: Fiona Chesterton

: Wogan

Cathy Dennis sings her latest single Too Many Walls. Executive producer Peter Estall 0 STEREO


Unknown: Cathy Dennis
Producer: Peter Estall

: Watchdog

The consumer affairs show returns presented by husband and wife team John Stapleton and Lynn Faulds Wood. With a mix of entertainment and serious investigation, consumer advice and campaigns, the programme warns consumers about dangerous items and digs into the mailbag to air your concerns. Unsympathetic companies will be put in the doghouse, and the watchdogs, including the Police Complaints Commission and the Advertising Standards
Authority, will also come under close scrutiny. Tonight's programme investigates the trade in exotic wild birds, and the tragedy of pensioners encouraged to take out a home loan who are now facing repossession. With reporters Bill Hanrahan and Sue Bishop. Editor Sarah Caplin
0 SUGGESTIONS: if you have something that needs investigating write to
Watchdog. BBC White City. 201 Wood Lane. London W 12 2 7TS or ring the Watchdog hotline on [number removed]. 0 FEATURE: page 28


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Lynn Faulds Wood.
Reporters: Bill Hanrahan
Reporters: Sue Bishop.
Editor: Sarah Caplin

: Telly Addicts

Two more families join
Noel Edmonds on tonight's show to compete for the title Telly Addicts of 1991. Director Nick Hurran
Producer Richard L Lewis
0 COMPETITION: page 16


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

: Brush Strokes

Last in the comedy series about Motspur Park's most popular ladies' man, written by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey. Starring Karl Howman Veronica jets off to Sicily;
Elmo drives off with five girls; Eric and Jean move to Reigate - making Jacko homeless.
Director/Producer John B Hobbs 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Written By: John Esmonde
Written By: Bob Larbey.
Unknown: Karl Howman
Producer: John B Hobbs
Jacko: Karl Howman
Jean: Nicky Croydon
Eric: Mike Walling
Sandra: Jackie Lye
Veronica: Elizabeth Counsell
Lesley: Erika Hoffman
Elmo: Howard Lew Lewis
Marcello: Bogdan Kominowski
Suzie: Charlotte Pyecroft

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather John Kettley
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Panorama

In-depth investigation and analysis of major events at home and abroad with Panorama's 's team of reporters. Editor Mark Thompson


Editor: Mark Thompson

: Cop Rock

As the originator of Hill Street Blues and LA Law, Steven Bochco is one ; of the most successful and respected figures in American television. But anyone expecting to see more of the same in his new series is in for a surprise, because Cop Rock is a whole new concept in police drama. Influenced by Dennis Potter 's innovative
Pennies from Heaven, it's part opera, part rock concert, part drama, set in the Los Angeles police department, with songs by Randy Newman. Heading the cast is Bochco's wife, Barbara Bosson (
Frank Furillo 's wife in Hill Street
Blues). Narcotics detective
Vincent LaRusso leads a raid on a suspected drugs den at which several people are arrested. When a suspect - out on bail because of prison overcrowding - later guns down a police officer, LaRusso decides it's time he took the law into his own hands.


Unknown: Steven Bochco
Unknown: Dennis Potter
Songs By: Randy Newman.
Unknown: Barbara Bosson
Unknown: Frank Furillo
Unknown: Vincent Larusso
Chief Roger Kendrick: Ronny Cox
Mayor Louise Plank: Barbara Bosson
Vincent LaRusso: Peter Onorati
Andy Campo: David Gianopoulos
Vicki Quinn: Anne Bobby
Ralph Ruskin: Ron McLarty
Franklin Rose: James McDaniel

: Lingo! How to Learn a Language

A one-hour special on learning foreign languages just in time for 1992. Writer Tom Vernon , ' actress Samantha Bond and actor Andrew Sachs have a go at French, German, Spanish, Russian, Japanese and Welsh. Plus expert advice from applied linguist Paul Meara. Presented by Chris Serle. Written and produced by Terry Doyle 0 BBC BOOK: same title, L4.99, available from booksellers.


Unknown: Tom Vernon
Unknown: Samantha Bond
Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Unknown: Paul Meara.
Presented By: Chris Serle.
Produced By: Terry Doyle

: Weather

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