6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast
News headlines or summaries every quarter hour.
American comedy series.
The Defiant Guys. Larry and Balki become inseparable companions when they are accidentally handcuffed together. With Bronson Pinchot and Mark Linn-Baker .
Anton Edelmann returns with some more exciting dishes. ● STEREO
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Further adventures of a cartoon superhero.
Guests today include film director Michael Winner , singer Julia Fordham and actor Gregor Fisher , alias Scottish string-vested street philosopher Rab C Nesbitt. With Tim Grundy.
All in a Day's Work. A routine clinic run turns into a succession of diverting emergencies - just as the Vice President of the RFDS arrives for a snap inspection. -
Meanwhile, Jack reveals he has a romantic interest in Chris. ● STEREO
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With Caron Keating and Linda Mitchell and their guests, inEbbwVale.
12.55pm Regional News; Weather
Followed by Weather
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Live coverage this afternoon of the ladies' semi-finals from the centre court - the matches to decide Saturday's finalists. Can Steffi Graf reach her fifth final in six years? ● STEREO
With Andi Peters
Cartoon adventures of I an elephant family. A mysterious object causes grief for Babar and Retaxes.
Six-part comedy drama series.
There is some nasty business afoot in Barley-by-the-Sea. With Paul Jones, Kenneth Cope, Josie Kidd, Helen Lambert, Guiseppe Peluso, Tricia George, Edward Brayshaw, Maurice Thorogood, Roger Ostime and Christine Ozanne.
Written by Jim Eldridge
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Another chance to see the 20th anniversary series of the record-breaking show. Veteran rockers Status Quo travel the UK for their mammoth one-day concert tour, while strongman Russ Bradley climbs a 12-ft ladder with a 32-stone load of bricks. Plus an interview with astronaut Helen Sharman.
Presented by Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker , with Norris McWhirter.
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The person stalking Joe is tightening the screw - will Joe crack? Just when Jim thinks he's caught Todd and Cody out in a lie he's reminded about doubts over his honesty.
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With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey. Weather Bill Giles
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The weekly chart show introduced by Tony Dortie. Producer/Director Michael Hurll ● STEREO
Pete's caught with his trousers down. Hattie feels that Steve's mind should be turned to more romantic matters.
This week's episodes written by Ashley Pharoah
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Paul Daniels introduces three more couples intent on gathering as many seconds as possible to take forward to the final round against the clock, with the chance to compete for major prizes.
Director Charles Garland
Producer Stanley Appel ● STEREO
More zany humour, including Spock with the ears; and an expectant father who can't believe his eyes when he identifies his baby.
With Les Dennis,
Bella Emberg , Jeffrey Holland , Lisa Maxwell , Tom Bright and Sherrie Hewson.
Director Peter Laskie
Producer John Bishop
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Martyn Lewis with all the latest news reports.
Weather Bill Giles
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Michael Buerk presents some more real-life stories of extraordinary heroism and bravery demonstrated by the emergency services. A form of "enhanced documentary" they combine actual footage of the rescues with dramatic reconstructions by actors and some of the people involved.
Tonight's programme features a video recording of what happened when a 5-year-old boy toppled into a zoo's gorilla pit. As ambulance crews and a zoo keeper tried to save him, an eyewitness filmed the rescue bid. Plus a bizarre accident that left a motorist impaled on a 40ft scaffolding pole; and the fishing trip which put two men at the centre of a massive search and rescue operation.
And video reporter
Fiona Foster takes another trip to the frontline of the rescue business.
Executive producer Peter Salmon
Series producer Andy Batten Foster
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Harry Carpenter introduces the best action from this afternoon's ladies' semi-finals.
You would need to look back to
1974 for the last time the top seed failed to reach this stage - Billie Jean King the absentee.
Plus a look ahead to tomorrow's men's semi-finals in the company of one of the game's legendary figures.
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Western adventure series.
Boom Town. Can Paradise remain a quiet western town when precious metal is discovered nearby and the town's folk go crazy with gold rush fever?
Executive Business Club
Specialist management training programmes in scrambled form.
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