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: Kilroy

Topical discussion.

: Ross King

Game show with Ross King.
VIEWERS' QUIZ: phone your entry on 0[number removed](calls cost 36p per minute cheap rate. 48p at all othertimes).

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Toby Anstis.
Today: the Playground Stop. Actor Paul Nicholas tells a story about Maxwell Zammer , who becomes a clown for a day.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.
Unknown: Paul Nicholas
Unknown: Maxwell Zammer

: Good Morning ... with Anne and Nick

Topical features, fun, advice and star guests in the live family magazine show. Presented by Anne Diamond and Nick Owen.
10.45 Medical Matters with Dr Mark Porter
10.50 Room with a Viewer
11.00 News (Subtitled); weather
11.20 Library of Romance
11.30 Video Stars
11.35 Topical Phone-in ll.SONeedlecraft with Caroline Righton
12.00 News (Subtitled); weather HOTLINE: [number removed](24 hours, or write to: Good Morning with Anne and Nick, PO Box 9000. Birmingham B 1 1NA).


Presented By: Anne Diamond
Presented By: Nick Owen.
Unknown: Dr Mark Porter
Unknown: Caroline Righton

: Pebble Mill

Guest Samantha Beckinsale discusses her stage appearance in An Evening with Gary Lineker , plus the new series of ITV's London's Burning.


Unknown: Samantha Beckinsale
Unknown: Gary Lineker

: One O'clock News

With Philip Hayton. Subtitled Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Neighbours

(For details see 5.35pm;

: First Letter First

High-tech word game.
Presented by Don Maclean.
VIEWERS' QUIZ: you could win £100 by phoning [number removed] with the correct answer to a question (calls cost 55p max).


Presenter: Don MacLean.

: In This Our Life

Poignant drama, starring Bette Davis
Olivia de Havilland
Stanley Timberlake is a capricious woman who knows what she wants - and is determined to get it at any price.
Director John Huston
● SEE FILMS pages 37-42


Unknown: Bette Davis
Unknown: Olivia de Havilland
Unknown: Stanley Timberlake
Director: John Huston
Stanley Timberlake: Bette Davis
Roy Timberlake: Olivia de Havilland
Craig Fleming: George Brent
Peter Kingsmill: Dennis Morgan
William Fitzroy: Charles Coburn
Asa Timberlake: Frank Craven
Lavinia Timberlake: Billie Burke
Minerva Clay: Hattie McDaniel
Betty Wilmoth: Lee Patrick
Charlotte Fitzroy: Mary Servoss

: Pinocchio

With Philippa Forrester.
Animation. (Repeat)

: Jack Crater

Second part of a Jackanory story, told by Chris Barrie.


Storyteller: Chris Barrie

: The New Yogi Bear Show

Cartoon fun. (Repeat)

: Hangar 17

Chart star Sybil provides the live music on today's show. Plus the regular features of Taking the Mickey and Battle of the Bands, in which EastEnders take on Maid Marian and Her Merry Men. And there's comedy from the resident cabaret. Introduced by Mickey Hutton. With Mark Hayford, James Hamill, Paul Leyshon and Zara Nuttley.
LETTERS: write to Hangar 17, [address removed].


Presenter: Mickey Hutton.
Unknown: Mark Hayford
Unknown: James Hamill
Unknown: Paul Leyshon
Unknown: Zara Nuttley

: Newsround

News for children.

: Grange Hill

The tuckshop is selling hearts; Nick tells Natasha his secret. This week's episodes by Sarah Daniels (For cast see Friday)


Unknown: Sarah Daniels

: Neighbours

Paul arrives back home with startling news for Christina; the friendship between Brad and Lucy is tested; and Pam is suspended from work.
(For cast see Wednesday. Shown at 1.30pm)

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Jennie Bond.
Weather Ian McCaskill 95


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Holiday

Tonight's setting is India, where a large number of affordable package holidays are now available. Jill Dando 's trip takes her round the sights of the Golden Triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, and the beach resort of Goa. For his final report on the Balearics,
Eamonn Holmes visits Menorca, the quietest and least spoilt of the islands. On a driving holiday through the relatively unexplored area of eastern
Germany, Fiona Foster finds some surprising developments. And Sue Cook tries a weekend in the medieval city of York. Producer Simon Shaw
Series producer Jane Lush
BBC HOLIDAYS MAGAZINE: containing resort reports, news, advice and information, £1.40 from newsagents.


Unknown: Jill Dando
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Fiona Foster
Unknown: Sue Cook
Producer: Simon Shaw

: EastEnders

Rachel hears some good news; Arthur gets into trouble with an unexpected bill: and Michelle has a late-night encounter.
(For cast see Thursday)
(Stereo) (Subtitled) 31

: Citizen Smith

John Sullivan 's classic comedy starring Robert Lindsay
Sweet Sorrow. Wolfie gets into deep water when he tries to save the Tooting he loves. Producer Ray Butt


Unknown: John Sullivan
Unknown: Robert Lindsay
Wolfie Smith: Robert Lindsay
Ken: Mike Grady
Mum: Hilda Braid
Dad: Tony Steedman
Tucker: Tony Millan
Speed: George Sweeney
Ronnie Lynch: David Garfield
Mandy Lynch: Susie Baker

: A Question of Sport

Wales and British Lions scrum-half Robert Jones, and Ginny Leng, former World and European three-day event champion, join Ian Botham's team tonight, while
Andy Goram, Glasgow Rangers and Scotland goalkeeper, and Steve Smith, who won the high jump at last year's World Junior Championships, line up on Bill Beaumont's team.
David Coleman asks the questions. Plus, the first round in a viewers' competition. Executive producer Mike Adley


Unknown: Robert Jones
Unknown: Ginny Leng
Unknown: Ian Botham
Unknown: Andy Goram
Unknown: Steve Smith
Unknown: Bill Beaumont
Unknown: David Coleman

: Party Political Broadcast

By the Labour Party.

: Nine O'Clock News

With John Humphrys. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Smith and Jones

Another chance to see the. comic selections chosen by and starring Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones
Tonight's highlights include a peek at Warren Beatty 's private life, a cure for twinges, and a psychic experience.
Producers Jon Plowman and Jamie Rix
A Talkback production for BBCtv


Unknown: Mel Smith
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Unknown: Warren Beatty
Producers: Jon Plowman
Producers: Jamie Rix

: Harry Enfield's Television Programme

More sketches from Harry Enfield's roster of comic characters, including You Don't Want to Do That, DJs Mike Smash and Dave Nice from Radio Fab FM and the Old Gits.

A Hat Trick production for BBCtv


Comedian: Harry Enfield
Director: John Birkin
Producer: Mary Bell
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

: Omnibus: Writing with Light: Vittorio Storaro

The current season of the arts series ends with a new film.
The man behind the camera on such Oscar-winning films as Apocalypse Now and The Last Emperor, Vittorio Storaro has won acclaim as a top cinematographer not only for his beautiful images, but also for his theories of light and colour. Omnibus follows Storaro's influential career and shows him at work with directors Francis Coppola, Warren Beatty and Bernardo Bertolucci, who said of Storaro that "he paints with light".
A Happy Valley production for BBCtv


Unknown: Vittorio Storaro
Directors: Francis Coppola
Unknown: Warren Beatty
Unknown: Bernardo Bertolucci
Director: David Thompson
Series Editor: Andrew Snell

: Spies, Lies and Naked Thighs

Comedy thriller starring Ed Begley Jr
Harry Anderson
When the CIA detects a plot to assassinate the president, ace agent Freddie Fallon gets the assignment of his life, involving an outrageous series of chases across New York.
Director James Frawley
● SEE FILMS pages 37-42
1.05 1.10am Weather


Unknown: Harry Anderson
Unknown: Freddie Fallon
Director: James Frawley
Alan Rossmore: Ed Begley Jr
Freddie Fallon: Harry Anderson
Beverly Rossmore: Linda Purl
Evelyn Fallon: Wendy Crewson
Gunther: Brent Carver
Hilda: Maria Mayenset
Sonia: Rachel Ticotin
Yuri: Raymond Singer
Omar: Rene Assa

: BBC Select

2.15am Executive Business
Club: scrambled.
3.15am Legal Network
Television: scrambled.

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