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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

Starting with 6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast
News every quarter hour.

: Perfect Strangers

The Graduate. Larry promises Balki a traditional American graduation from his night school course but then makes him late for the final exam.

: Labour Party Conference

The morning of constitutional affairs is led by Roy Hattersley , Labour's Deputy Leader, with debates on electoral reform, PR, freedom of information and a Bill of Rights, followed by debates on law and criminal justice and Northern Ireland.


Unknown: Roy Hattersley

: Hot Dog

With Philippa Forrester.
At the Dot Stop.

: Bump


: Labour Party Conference

Further live coverage.
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

(For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm) STEREO

: Four Square

Quiz show with John Sachs. 0 STEREO


Unknown: John Sachs.

: Knots Landing

Bouncing Babies. Greg decides to take responsibility for baby Meg again, but Karen has doubts.

: Pot Black

Steve Davis , six times World Snooker champion and twice
Pot Black champion, confronts Gary Wilkinson in a quarter-final match. Commentary by Ted Lowe and John Spencer. Introduced by Eamonn Holmes.


Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Gary Wilkinson
Commentary By: Ted Lowe
Commentary By: John Spencer.
Introduced By: Eamonn Holmes.

: Tom and Jerry Triple Bill


: Dooby's Duck Truck

With Andi Peters.
Live from Las Vegas, Dooby's Duck Truck with an exciting mix of music and dance.


Unknown: Andi Peters.

: Orville and Cuddles

Fun on the beach with Orville and Cuddles.


Comedy series. Federation of Lost International Property
Officer Heginbotham Single G and Flip Officer Hegginbotham Double G (no relation) are in line for the Flip Officers of the Year award. Unfortunately a rare bout of minus efficiency puts the award in jeopardy. 0 STEREO

: The Chipmunks


: Hartbeat

Tony Hart and Gabrielle Bradshaw introduce a host of creative picture-making ideas, and Alison Millar tells a story. STEREO
0 PICTURE GALLERY: if you are 15 or under, send your picture to Hartbeat. BBC Television, London W3 6XZ.
(Unfortunately they cannot be returned.)


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Gabrielle Bradshaw
Unknown: Alison Millar

: Newsround

News for children.

: Byker Grove

A 20-part children's drama. 18: Charley returns to the Riverfront Club. The Govers enter a competition. Written by Carrie Rose


Written By: Carrie Rose

: Neighbours

The Willis family, and Adam in particular, are having a few problems settling into their
Ramsay Street home. Melissa and Josh have a showdown when the dissection lesson goes ahead. Helen suspects Pam of theft.
(For casf see Monday. Shown at 1.30pm) STEREO

: Six O'Clock News

Peter Sissons and Anna Ford present the latest national and international news.
Suzanne Charlton
* NEWS BY TELEPHONE: BBC News can be heard between 5.00am and 8.00pm by dialling 0[number removed]. Calls are charged at 36p per minute cheap rate, 48p at all other times.


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Wogan

Tonight, columnist Cindy Adams brings all the latest showbiz gossip by satellite from New York, and Terry talks to other people in the news and springs the occasional surprise in this live show from Television Centre.


Unknown: Cindy Adams

: Tomorrow's World

The popular science magazine includes the first of a series of reports from correspondents around the world.
Sergio Brandao reports on how sugar cane powers millions of cars in Brazil and meets the biologists who hope to make the fuel cheaper. Also this week, the rescue in progress for the Italian town of Orvieto.
Undermined by a network of tunnels and catacombs, it is in danger of slipping from its hilltop perch. And there's a return visit to the clinic which helps women at a critical stage of their pregnancy. With Howard Stableford, Kate Bellingham, Judith Hann, John Diamond, and Carmen Pryce. Producer Martin Mortimore
Editor Dana Purvis
INFORMATION LINE: [number removed].
Calls are charged at 36p a minute cheap rate. 48p at all other times.


Unknown: Sergio Brandao
Unknown: Kate Bellingham
Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: John Diamond
Unknown: Carmen Pryce.
Producer: Martin Mortimore
Editor: Dana Purvis

: Specials

Second in a new 12-part drama series about part-time policemen. While Anjali tries to disentangle herself from Uncle Ram's matchmaking,
Loach, off duty, is approached by a prostitute to pass an urgent message to the CID.
Created, written and produced by Brian Degas and Harry Robertson Director Chris Baker


Produced By: Brian Degas
Produced By: Harry Robertson
Director: Chris Baker
Bob Loach: Martin Cochrane
Freddy Calder: Ron Donachie
John Redwood: Brian Gwaspari
Viv Smith: Cindy O'Callaghan
Anjali Shah: Kim Vithana
PC Armstrong: Tom Roberts
WPC Baxter: Elaine Donnelly
SDO Barker: Bruce Alexander
Sandra Gibson: Lesley Duff
Noreen Loach: Polly Hemingway
Mrs Calder: Jean Heywood
Big Jess: Christine Moore
Jackie: Harriet Collins

: Points of View

It's exactly 30 years today since the first edition of Points of View. Anne Robinson examines the programme's past and looks at some of the things you might have written in about all those years ago. Producer Paul Smith
0 WRITE TO: Points of View, BBCtv Centre. London W12 7RJ
• TELEPHONE: [number removed]• LETTERS: page 102


Unknown: Anne Robinson
Producer: Paul Smith

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Inside Story

The investigative documentary series.
Trade Slaves. With vast reserves of diamonds and valuable minerals, seas heavy with fish, the West African country of Sierra Leone should be rich. But this year, the United Nations declared it the least developed country in the world. Inside Story examines how the infrastructure and natural wealth of this tiny nation have been devastated by foreign exploitation, corruption, economic mismanagement and a crippling debt.
Director Steve Hewlett
Executive producer Paul Hamann
A Middlemarch production for BBCtv 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Director: Steve Hewlett
Producer: Paul Hamann

: Sportsnight

With Desmond Lynam.
Highlights of today's major European ties including Liverpool's UEFA Cup first-round leg with Kuusysi Lahti in Finland. Rangers face an interesting European Cup home leg with Czechoslovakian champions, Sparta Prague.
Motherwell make their home debut in European competition against Katowice of Poland in the Cup Winners Cup, while
Northern Ireland's Portadown play hosts to the European holders, Red Star Belgrade.
Rugby League
Wigan won the inaugural
Fosters World Club Challenge in 1987 with an 8-2 victory over Australian champions
Manly. Two years ago Widnes kept the title in Britain defeating the Canberra
Raiders. Wigan's Australian opponents at Anfield tonight were unknown on going to press but terrific action is guaranteed as Wigan's Aussie coach, John Monie and his captain, former Great Britain scrum-half Andy Gregory hope to mastermind another triumph. Plus rugby union - and a look ahead to tomorrow's start of the Rugby World Cup. Producer Vivien Kent
Editor Brian Barwick
0 RUGBY WORLD CUP SUPPLEMENT: pull out from the centre of the magazine


Unknown: Desmond Lynam.
Unknown: Kuusysi Lahti
Unknown: John Monie
Unknown: Andy Gregory
Producer: Vivien Kent
Editor: Brian Barwick

: Weather

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