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: Breakfast News

News every quarter hour.

: Kilroy

Topical discussion.

: Ross King

Game show with Ross King and today's guest, cartoonist Bill Tidy.
VIEWERS' QUIZ: see Tuesday

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Philippa Forrester.
Today: the Patch Stop.

: Good Morning ... with Anne and Nick

Live family magazine show.
10.50 Fashion with Claire Roberts
11.00 News (Subtitled); weather
11.10 TV Preview with Jimmy Greaves
11.25 Library of Romance
11.30 Video Stars
11.35 Keep Fit with Rosemary Conley
11.45 Medical Phone-in with Dr Mark Porter
12.00 News (Subtitled); weather
HOTLINE: see Tuesday


Unknown: Claire Roberts
Unknown: Jimmy Greaves
Unknown: Rosemary Conley
Unknown: Dr Mark Porter

: Pebble Mill

Judi Spiers is joined by American singer Aljarreau.


Unknown: Judi Spiers

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton. Subtitled
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

(For details see 5.35pm;

: First Letter First

Word game with Don Maclean.


Unknown: Don MacLean.

: How to Commit Marriage

FILM 1960s generation-gap comedy, starring
Bob Hope , Jackie Gleason When Nancy Benson comes home to introduce fiance David to her parents, they don't tell her that they've decided to get a divorce. However, David's dad discovers their plans. Director Norman Panama
● SEE FILMS pages 26-30


Unknown: Bob Hope
Unknown: Jackie Gleason
Unknown: Nancy Benson
Frank Benson: Bob Hope
Oliver Poe: Jackie Gleason
Elaine Benson: Jane Wyman
Phil Fletcher: Leslie Nielson
Lois Gray: Maureen Arthur
Nancy Benson: Joanna Cameron
David Poe: Tim Mattheson

: Rupert

With Philippa Forrester.
Rupert and the Secret Boat is told by Ray Brooks.


Unknown: Philippa Forrester.
Told By: Ray Brooks.

: Melvin and Maureen's Music-a-Grams

Second of a 13-part musical series. Melvin and Maureen search for a new dance craze.

: The Church Mice and the Ring

In today's Jackanory story, the church mice try to find a home for Percy the dog. Told by Richard Briers.


Told By: Richard Briers.

: The New Yogi Bear Show

Cartoon. The Ranger goes on a pleasure cruise.

: Maid Marian and Her Merry Men

Six-part comedy-drama series written by Tony Robinson.
2: Rotten Rose tries to get free driving lessons.


Written By: Tony Robinson.
Marian: Kate Lonergan
Robin: Wayne Morris
Barrington: Danny John-Jules
Rabies HOWARD: Lew Lewis
Little Ron: Mike Edmonds
Sheriff: Tony Robinson
King John: Forbes Collins
Gary: Mark Billingham
Graeme: David Lloyd
Rotten Rose: Siobhan Fogarty

: Newsround

News for children.

: Blue Peter

With John Leslie, Diane-Louise Jordan and Anthea Turner.


Presenter: John Leslie
Presenter: Diane-Louise Jordan
Presenter: Anthea Turner

: Neighbours

Brenda believes one of the neighbours is planning a murder. Pam is faced with an ethical dilemma. Guy's suspicions about David and Beth are confirmed.
(Shownat 1.30pm. For cast see Wednesday)

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey.
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Top of the Pops

The best of today's music and pre-chart exclusives. Director Arch Dyson
Producer Stanley Appel

: EastEnders

Sam's new friend Clive pushes his luck and visits the Vic.
Kathy takes positive action to deal with a recurring problem from the past. And the trial of Nick Cotton finally begins.
Episode written by Tony Jordan Series producer Leonard Lewis Director Roger Gartland


Unknown: Nick Cotton
Written By: Tony Jordan
Producer: Leonard Lewis
Director: Roger Gartland
NickCotton: John Altman
Dot Cotton: June Brown
PeteBeale: Peter Dean
Nigel: Paul Bradley
lanBeale: Adam Woodyatt
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Kathy Beale: Gillian Taylforth
Pat Butcher: Pamst Clement
Frank Butcher: Mike Reid
Ricky Butcher: Sid Owen
Sharon Mitchell: Letitia Dean
Grant: Ross Kemp
Phil: Steve McFadden
Jackie Burns: Dave Brock
Sam Butcher: Danniella Westbrook
Clive: Sean Gallagher
Mandy: Nicola Stapleton
Sean: Michael Higgs
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Mrs Hewitt: Elizabeth Power
Aidan: Sean Maguire
Stan: Gawn Grainger
HattieTavernier: Michelle Gayle
Clyde: Steven Woodcock
Richard: Ian Reddington
judge Birrell: Bernard Gallagher
Jennifer Wakeham, QC: Dinah Stabb
Christopher Moore: Malcolm Sinclair
Peter Hannigan: Mark Drewry
Trevor Barnes: Tyrone Huggins
DCI Chapman: Marian McLoughlin
John Royle: Paddy Joyce
Joe: Jason Rush

: Wildlife on One

Itaye and the Fig Tree Troop Made by the cameraman who filmed the striking Meerkats United, this wildlife documentary follows the trials and triumphs of a baby baboon. As part of a 60-strong troop of Chacma baboons in Botswana, Itaye has a happy life. But when his mother is taken by a leopard and his father is ousted as troop leader, Itaye has to learn how to survive in the competitive hierarchy of the troop. Narrated by David Attenborough. Producer Richard Goss
Series producer Mike Beynon
A Nature Vision production for BBCtv


Unknown: David Attenborough.
Producer: Richard Goss
Producer: Mike Beynon

: The Brittas Empire

Comedy series about the insufferable manager of a leisure centre, written by Richard Fegen and Andrew Norriss and starring Chris Barrie
That Creeping Feeling. The staff stop talking to Gordon after he devises detailed personal fitness programmes for all of them.
Director/Producer Mike Stephens


Written By: Richard Fegen
Written By: Andrew Norriss
Unknown: Chris Barrie
Producer: Mike Stephens
Gordon Brittas: Chris Barrie
Helen: Pippa Haywood
Laura: Julia St John
Colin: Michael Burns
Carole: Harriet Thorpe
Julie: Judy Flynn
Tim: Russell Porter
Gavin: Tim Marriott
Linda: Jill Greenacre
Dr Matthews: Andrew Hilton
Debbie: Lucy Hancock

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather Bill Giles
NEWS BY TELEPHONE: BBC News can be heard between 5.00am and 8.00pm by dialling0[number removed]. Calls are charged at 36p per minute cheap rate, 48p at all other times.


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Specially Selected Canned Carrott

Jasper Carrott offers some more of his unique sit-down comedy in this compilation from his recent Canned Carrott series. Tonight, he takes stock as he encounters a mid-life crisis, investigates the strange behaviour of the airport baggage handler and fondles a furry friend or two. Producer Ed Bye
Executive producer Paul Smith A Celador production for BBCtv


Unknown: Jasper Carrott
Producer: Paul Smith

: Question Time

The Rt Hon Virginia
Bottomley, MP, Secretary of State for Health, Tony Blair , MP, Labour's Home Affairs
Spokesperson, Sir David Steel , MP, the Liberal Democrats'
Foreign Affairs Spokesperson, and the Rev Patience Purchas, Synod member and Deaconess, are on tonight's panel facing questions on the issues of the day. With Peter Sissons. Producer Lea Sellers
Editor Alexandra Henderson A Brian Lapping production for BBCtv
AUDIENCE: if you would like to be part of the Question Time audience, write to [address removed]


Unknown: Tony Blair
Unknown: Sir David Steel
Unknown: Peter Sissons.
Editor: Alexandra Henderson

: Figure Skating

The European Championships from Helsinki, featuring the ladies free programme. New
British champion Charlene von Saherand 16-year-old junior champion Emma Warmington from Sunderland represent
Great Britain. Commentary by Alan Weeks and Barry Davies. Producer Barbara Slater
Executive producer Jim Reside


Unknown: Emma Warmington
Commentary By: Alan Weeks
Commentary By: Barry Davies.
Producer: Barbara Slater
Producer: Jim Reside

: Weather

: BBC Select

2.15-2.45am Executive Business
Club: Scrambled.
3.00-4.00amRCN Nursing
Update: Units 25 and 26.

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