Starting with 6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast
News headlines or summaries every quarter hour.
Topical discussion programme with Robert Kilroy-Silk .
Anton Edelmann makes tarte auxfigues.
With Philippa Forrester.
The Playground Stop. ● STEREO
Kenny Everett presents the celebrity improvisation quiz.
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Pam Rhodes discusses how counselling can sort out even the most intimate of relationship problems.
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With Miriam Stoppard and Adrian Mills.
12.00 News and Regional News; Weather
Pop star Des'ree joins Judi Spiers in the studio for a morning of music and chat. ● STEREO
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European quiz show, hosted by Henry Kelly.
Dr Charley Nicholas plans to improve his "bedside manner" - but he has reckoned without the attentions of an accident victim.
With Art Carney,
Richard Benjamin and Candice Azzara. Director Howard Zieff • FILMS: pages 38-41
With Andi Peters.
Second in a five-part story told by Bernard Cribbins. ● STEREO
From the Wildfowl and Wetlands
Trust, Slimbridge. Why do elephants only use four teeth at a time? How do animals identify their parents? Plus, safe ways to dispose of batteries and how emus cope with the rain. ● STEREO
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and Her Merry Men
Another chance to see Tony Robinson 's six-part comedy. From the ashes of King John's underpants a legend is reborn.
(Part 2 on Friday at 5.05pm)
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Matt's jealousy can no longer be contained. Helen decides it's time to find Todd.
(For cast see Monday. Shown at 1.30pm) ● STEREO
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With Peter Sissons and Anna Ford.
Weather Peter Cockroft
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This week, three alternative winter destinations.
Kathy Tayler goes to Finnish Lapland with a group of children who want to visit Santa in his homeland. Eamonn Holmes discovers a part of the Bahamas barely touched by tourism. And Julia Butt takes an affordable winter break in Brittany.
Presented by Anneka Rice. Producer Simon Shaw
Senes producer Jane Lush
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Phil plans the perfect date, but is his idea of a romantic evening the same as Anne's? Gill gives Mark some advice about Arthur.
Written by Lisa Evans
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Classic comedy, written by John Sullivan , starring
Paul Nicholas , Jan Francis At the ripe old age of 31, Vince decides to go to his father for advice. And Penny learns a few home truths from her mother.
Director/Producer Ray Butt
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Roger Black lines up with John Aldridge , Tranmere Rovers and Ireland striker, and Alan Tait , the Widnes and Great
Britain fullback. Bill Beaumont is joined by Eamonn Martin ,
British record holder at 10,000m, and Richard Dunwoody , the National Hunt jockey. David Coleman asks the questions. Executive producer Mike Adley
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With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather Peter Cockroft
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Carole Hayman 's drama series about an all-woman minicab firm.
For Richer for Poorer. Patrice tries to solve her money problems through a city friend of Bryant. Aileen confesses her worries about Jo-Anne to Janet.
Producer Lavinia Warner
Director Andrew Morgan
A Warner Sisters production for BBCtv
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Tonight's reviews include
Bugsy, Barry Levinson 's Oscar-nominated film, starring
Warren Beatty and Annette Bening in a dramatic tale of the life of gangster Bugsy Siegel , and Shining Through, a wartime spy thriller starring
Michael Douglas and Melanie Griffith. Plus a report on just how difficult it can be for small independent films to secure a distribution deal.
Director Liz Hartford
Producer Bruce Thompson. • STEREO
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The Metropolitan Police still needs more black and Asian officers. More than three years ago Desmond Wilcox filmed the progress of seven such recruits - three men and four women - through training and on to the streets. But by the end of the series, two had quit. Since then, one more has left the force and those still serving have learned much about prejudice that should be useful to their bosses.
This programme provides an update on the progress of those who stayed the course, and theyjoin those who quit for a debate with the Metropolitan
Police Commissioner, Sir Peter Imbert , on the force's future as a multiracial organisation. Wilcox, who chairs the discussion, believes racial prejudice still exists in areas of the force: "I discovered that there's less of it than many people think, but much more of it than there ought to be. And, what is more, the commissioner agrees with me." Director John Pettman
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If You Knew Sammy. Spenser
(Robert Urich ) finds himself the protecting a man wanted by both the Mafia and the FBI.