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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 quarterhour.
Business:, 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

I American situation comedy.
Pros and Cons. Larry's
! journalistic morals result in the cousins winding up in jail!

: Between Ourselves

The first of five daily documentaries.
Businessman. James Harries , the extraordinary "miniature adult" from Cardiff who runs his own company and is the author of two books.


Unknown: James Harries

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Philippa Forrester. • STEREO
The Why Bird Stop. • STEREO

: Stopplt and Tidyup


: Discovering Animals

Tony Soper goes badger watching in the New Forest.


Unknown: Tony Soper

: The Travel Show Guides

Holidaying in the Greek Islands. 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

: The Hogan Family

American comedy series.
Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow. The twins get their own back on David.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Search for the Great Apes

A National Geographic film focusing on the late
Dian Fossey 's dedication to the mountain gorillas of central Africa.


Unknown: Dian Fossey

: One O'clock News

Followed by Weather
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888

: Neighbours


: Taking Terns

This RSPB film looks at the roseate tern, a protected species in Britain.

: Knots Landing

Doublejeopardy. Gary remains in jail as evidence rapidly mounts that he murdered Jill.

: Major Dad

The Boxer Rebellion. Elizabeth is determined to wear boxer shorts despite the ban at school.

: Bazaar

Today: actor Saeed Jaffrey cooks an Indian meal; Dr Stefan Buczacki offers advice on summer plants; Ben Oakwood, the hero of the afternoon theatre, gets help with mortgage problems from financial expert
Alison Mitchell ; and Floella Benjamin raids her partner's wardrobe for some stunning fashion tips. Presented by Nerys Hughes. 0 PROGRAMME NOTES: send a 28p A4 sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Saeed Jaffrey
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Alison Mitchell
Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Presented By: Nerys Hughes.

: Bodgerand Badger

With Andi Peters.
The Head's away so it's
Hawaiian Day at Letsby Avenue. Written by Andy Cunningham • STEREO


Unknown: Andi Peters.
Written By: Andy Cunningham

: Gravedale High

Spoof horror cartoon.

: PatrlkPacard

Sixth of a 12-part drama about a boy who gets caught up in a scientific espionage plot.

: Newsround

News for children.

: Blue Peter

Simon Groom sings his first record live on the programme. 9 STEREOiTELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888


Unknown: Simon Groom

: Neighbours

As Jim's relationship with Glen becomes stronger, the rift between Jim and Paul deepens.


Madge Bishop: Anne Charleston
Harold Bishop: Ian Smith
JimRobinson: Alan Dale
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Lucy Robinson: Melissa Bell
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Todd Landers: Kristian Schmid
Joe Mangel: Mark Little
Melanie Pearson: Lucinda Cowden
Caroline Alessi: Gillian Blakeney
Christina Robinson: Gayle Blakeney
Josh Anderson: Jeremy Angerson
Dorothy Burke: Maggie Dence
Toby Mangel: Ben Geurens
Gemma Ramsay: Beth Buchanan
Cody Willis: Amelia Frid
Doug Willis: Terence Donovan
Pam Willis: Sue Jones
Adam Willis: Ian Williams
Darren Wood: Troy Beckwith

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather Suzanne Charlton
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.

: Newsroom South East

Presented by Guy Michelmore and Louise Batchelor with sports news from Rob Curling. Editor Guy Pelham


Presented By: Guy Michelmore
Presented By: Louise Batchelor
Unknown: Rob Curling.
Editor: Guy Pelham

: Wogan

Conversation and entertainment live from Television Centre.

: Classic Adventure

Series featuring action and adventure from around the world.
Getting There. Experimenting with different forms of transport has always intrigued explorers. In the 1930s, a French expedition tried to cross the Himalayas by motor car. Now, following
Thor Heyerdahl 's attempt to cross the Atlantic in a reed boat and Freya Stark's use of a raft on the Euphrates, explorer
Francois Odendaal intends to navigate down the Amazon on a balsa wood raft. To survive the rapids, he will have to make the raft secure.
Series producer Colin Luke
Executive producer Paul Watson A Mosaic production for BBCtv
0 GEOGRAPHICAL MAGAZINE: includes a feature by Matt Dickinson about the series, plus a free wallchart of the new Europe, £1.80, from newsagents.


Unknown: Thor Heyerdahl
Unknown: Francois Odendaal
Producer: Colin Luke
Producer: Paul Watson
Unknown: Matt Dickinson

: Television's Greatest Hits

Phillip Schofield presents highlights of British television's most-watched programmes. 1968. He is joined by Lulu, whose hit series that year was called Lulu 'sBack in Town, and Warren Mitchell , who portrayed Alf Garnett in the year's top situation comedy, Till Death Us Do Part. Other hit sitcoms included Father
Dear Father, George and the Dragon, Please Sir and Not in Front of the Children. Cilia
Black introduces Cliff Richard singing Congratulations, John Thaw is on the wrong side of the law, and Susan George lies in bed waiting for Dracula. Director/Producer Bill Wilson • STEREO


Unknown: Phillip Schofield
Unknown: Warren Mitchell
Unknown: Alf Garnett
Unknown: Cliff Richard
Unknown: John Thaw
Unknown: Susan George

: Side by Side

Last in the series of this comedy about two incompatible neighbours, written by Richard Ommanney , creator of Three Up, Two Down, and starring Gareth Hunt , Louisa Rix
Gilly has an unexpected lodger, while Vince and Stella head for their showdown in Ibiza. Terry and Katie go their separate ways, and end up where they started.
Director/Producer Sue Bysh STEREO
• TELETEXT SUBTrrLES: page 888


Written By: Richard Ommanney
Unknown: Gareth Hunt
Unknown: Louisa Rix
Vince Tulley: Gareth Hunt
Gilly Bell: Louisa Rix
Stella Tulley: Julia Deakin
Ben Brooks: Michael Thomas
Terry: Alex Walkinshaw
KatieBell: Mia Fothergill
Carlos: Frank Coda
Pancho: Nadio Fortune
Roger Parks: Ben Porter

: Nine O'clock News

Michael Buerk presents the latest reports.
Regional News
Weather Suzanne Charlton
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: Panorama

The South Strikes Back
At the Earth Summit in Rio this week, tax payers in rich countries like Britain will be asked to pay billions of pounds to save the world from environmental disaster.
Leaders of the poor countries in the south say the rich have polluted the planet and should now pay the bill: claims that they are destroying rainforests and having too many children are dismissed as the new imperialism. Steve Bradshaw reports from Malaysia - where environmentalists have been compared to Nazis - and the Philippines, and asks whether anyone will make the sacrifices necessary to save the planet. Producer Mike Robinson Editor Glenwyn Benson


Unknown: Steve Bradshaw
Producer: Mike Robinson
Editor: Glenwyn Benson

: Cagney and Lacey: Culture Clash

American police drama series, starring Sharon Gless, Tyne Daly

Cagney and Lacey are called in to deal with a young Afghan girl who rebels against her upbringing.


Unknown: Sharon Gless
Unknown: Tyne Daly

: The Victorian Kitchen Garden

June. Continuing the series in which a walled garden is restored and worked as it was
100 years ago. With Peter Thoday and head gardener Harry Dodson.
Producer Keith Sheather


Unknown: Peter Thoday
Unknown: Harry Dodson.
Producer: Keith Sheather

: Linda Ronstadt

A Romantic Evening in Old Mexico. Celebrating the evocative music of her Mexican heritage, singer Linda Ronstadt presents a show combining music, dance and fantasy.


Singer: Linda Ronstadt

: Weather

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