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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: 7.12, 7.40, 8.12, 8.40. 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 situation comedy.
Teacher Pest. When Larry is invited to supervise a college course in journalism, the teacher becomes a tyrant.

: Today's Gourmet

First of a new series in I which American chef
Jacques Pepin transforms traditional French cuisine into healthy, quick meals. Today: tuna tartare on marinated cucumbers, chicken and seafood paella with salad, and figs in spicy port sauce.


Unknown: Jacques Pepin

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Toby Anstis. ● STEREO
The Why Bird Stop. ● STEREO


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Stopplt and Tldyup


: Cartoons

A double bill featuring Foghorn Leghorn.

: News

and Regional News; Weather

: Cricket: First Test

England v Pakistan
Live coverage of the morning's play on the final day of the First Cornhill Insurance Test from Edgbaston.
Introduced by Tony Lewis. ● STEREO
Including at


Introduced By: Tony Lewis.

: News

and Regional News; Weather
12.55pm Regional News; Weather

: One O'Clock News

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

: Neighbours


: Cricket: First Test

England [Pakistan Further live coverage. ● STEREO

: Knots Landing

A Grave Misunderstanding
Mack's efforts to clear Gary of Jill's murder implicate Frank and Pat in the crime.

: Major Dad

Discipline. Mac is furious when Casey loses one of his prize possessions.

: Bazaar

To feed a group of hungry cyclists, Doug Smillie builds a cheap and simple barbecue and Lesley Waters cooks delicious food to eat outside.
Alison Mitchell , with the help of Pierre Hollins , reveals how to get your name off a credit blacklist, and Claire Rayner joins a group in north London to discuss teenage sex. Presented by NerysHughes.
0 PROGRAMME NOTES: send a 28p A4 sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Doug Smillie
Unknown: Alison Mitchell
Unknown: Pierre Hollins
Unknown: Claire Rayner

: Bodger and Badger

With Philippa Forrester.
Mavis's singing lessons have a hypnotic effect on Letsby Avenue School.
Written by Andy Cunningham ● STEREO


Written By: Andy Cunningham

: Gravedale High

Spoof horror cartoon.
As a class project, the kids take over the school newspaper.

: Patrlk Pacard

Seventh of a 12-part drama about a boy who gets caught up in a scientific espionage plot. 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

: Newsround

News for children.
0 CHILDREN: page 8

: Blue Peter

With Yvette Fielding,
John Leslie and Diane-Louise Jordan. 0 STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888


Unknown: John Leslie
Unknown: Diane-Louise Jordan.

: Neighbours

Will the Robinsons and the Willises have a quiet weekend in the country? Paul confronts Henson over his shady deal. Adam gives Gemma advice about dealing with animals and Glen lands her with a bombshell about their relationship.
(For cast see Wednesday. Shown at 1.30pm)

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather Michael Fish
0 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

Diana Ross joins Terry Wogan tonight to sing her latest single, One Shining Moment. Producer Natalie Elsey
Executive producer Peter Estall ● STEREO


Unknown: Diana Ross
Unknown: Terry Wogan
Producer: Natalie Elsey
Producer: Peter Estall

: Classic Adventure: Recording the Action

Action and adventure series.

A look at one of television's more exotic and dangerous jobs. To find the perfect shot, adventure cameramen and women have to be prepared to dangle off ice cliffs, leap out of aeroplanes and willingly brave the perils of white-water rapids. Sid Perou is found filming in the Swiss Alps, Leo Dickinson shoots a freefall record attempt at 120 miles an hour, and there's an insight into the problems facing Francois Odendaal's camera team as he continues his Amazon adventure.
Presented by Matt Dickinson.
A Mosaic production for BBCtv
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)

Geographical Magazine: includes a feature by Matt Dickinson about the series, £1.80, from newsagents.


Subject/Cameraman: Sid Perou
Subject/Cameraman: Leo Dickinson
Subject/Cameraman: Francois Odendaal
Presenter: Matt Dickinson
Series Producer: Colin Luke
Executive Producer: Paul Watson

: Television's Greatest Hits

Phillip Schofield presents highlights of British television's most-watched programmes. 1983. His guests are
Jean Alexander , who played Hilda Ogdenin Coronation Street, and Val Doonican , who had the number one music show. John McEnroe wins the Wimbledon men's final, Labour lose the general election but win the TV ratings, and Game for aLaugh drenches Rob Curling and his chorus.
Director/Producer Bill Wilson


Unknown: Phillip Schofield
Unknown: Jean Alexander
Unknown: Val Doonican
Unknown: John McEnroe
Unknown: Rob Curling
Producer: Bill Wilson

: 'Allo'Allo

Another chance to see the comedy series written by Jeremy Lloyd and Paul Adam. Rene and company disguise themselves as Spanish dancers to recover battle equipment from the chateau. But can Edith sing Ole in the right key?
Director/Producer John B Hobbs 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Written By: Jeremy Lloyd
Written By: Paul Adam.
Rene: Gorden Kaye
Yvette: Vicki Michelle
Edith: Carmen Silvera
Crabtree: Arthur Bostrum
Colonel: Richard Marner
Gruber: Guy Siner
Helga: Kim Hartman
Von Klinkerhoffen: Hilary Minster
Michelle: Kirsten Cooke
VonSmallhausen: John Louis Mansi
Flick: Richard Gibson
Mimi: Sue Hodge
Alfonse: Kenneth Connor
Major: Kate Kenny
Fanny: Rose Hill
Leclerc: Robin Parkinson

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Panorama

Another in-depth investigation into a major current topic. Editor Glenwyn Benson


Editor: Glenwyn Benson

: Tumbledown

Charles Wood 's controversial drama, based on the experiences of Lieutenant
Robert Lawrence during the FalkJands War, was first broadcast in 1988, and is being shown again to mark the tenth anniversary of the war.
An Argentinian sniper shot and almost fatally wounded the 22-year-old Scots Guards officer within hours of the British victory. But for Robert and his family, the real battles lay ahead.
Lawrence himself emphasised that "the point that was missed in all the furore was that
Tumbledown is a dramatisation.
It depicts real events and the character has things in common with me - but he's me as portrayed by Colin Firth. ... I think what all the fuss really proved is that we hit the nail on the head."
The play was directed by Richard Eyre and won several awards, including an RTS award, a Bafta award for Best
Single Drama and a Prix Italia. '
Producer Richard Broke


Unknown: Charles Wood
Unknown: Robert Lawrence
Unknown: Colin Firth.
Directed By: Richard Eyre
Producer: Richard Broke
Robert Lawrence: Colin Firth
HughMackessac: Paul Rhys
John Lawrence: David Calder
Jean Lawrence: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Sophie: Emma Harbour
NickLawrence: Rupert Baker
Christopher Lawrence: Jack Fortune
George Stubbs: Roddy Maude-Roxby
Helen Stubbs: Ann Bell
LouiseStubbs: Sophie Thompson
Prothero: Dan Hildebrand
Sgt Brodick: Tam Dean Burn
Lumpy: Mark Williams
Fraser: Ian Michie
Saltemarsh: Paul Higgins
O'Rourke: Stewart Portere
Lt Col Bill Kirke: Timothy Carlton
Adj Stewart Inglis: Mark Wing-Davey
Major Walsh: Robin Dalglish
Padre: Andrew McCulloch
LtPeterFyshe: Edward Rawle-Hicks
NobleLord: Charles Milham
Harry Hebers: Ben Cole
TerryKnapp: Clive Russell

: Cricket: First Test

England v Pakistan
Richie Benaud introduces highlights of the final day's play. * STEREO


Introduces: Richie Benaud

: Weather

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