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: Breakfast News

News every quarter hour.

: Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Entertainment for the Easter holiday. Presented by Philippa Forrester and Toby Anstis.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Why Don't You..?

Stay cool with special cocktails, and make some spooky specs!

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

The Roundabout Stop.

: Good Morning ... with Anne and Nick

The daily magazine programme, including Ross King 's Quizcall and at
10.50 Fashion
11.00 News (Subtwed): Weather
11.20 Library of Romance
11.30 Video Stars
11.35 Agony Aunt Phone-in with Claire Rayner
11.50 Travel
12.00 News (Subtitled); Weather


Unknown: Ross King
Unknown: Claire Rayner

: Pebble Mill

Chat and entertainment hosted byAlanTitchmarsh.

: Good Morning

... returns with a review of the morning's events.
HOTLINE and QUIZCALL: see Tuesday

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton. Subtitled
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Neighbours

: Eldorado

: Hawaii Five-0

Classic police series starring Jack Lord
While You 're at It, Bring in the Moon. McGarrett must solve a baffling murder in which the chief suspect is an elusive and eccentric billionaire.

: Turnabout

Word quiz presented by Rob Curling , Stereo


Presented By: Rob Curling

: Cartoon

: Pingu

Animated fun with the clumsy, loveable and misunderstood penguin.

: WildBunch

What would life be like without animals? No eggs, no milk, no pets, no fun!

: Galaxy Goof-Ups

Cartoon fun with Yogi Bear and his crazy crew of space guardians.

: The Movie Game

The all-action film and video quiz features clips from the latest
Steve Martin comedy, Leap of Faith, and the animated version of Beatrix Potter 's The Tale of Tom Kitten andjemima
Puddleduck, which can be seen on Good Friday at 6.20pm.
Presented by Jonathon Morris.
COMPETITION LINE: 0891-447733 (calls cost 35p maximum). Rules from Audiocall, 80 Wood Lane , London W 12 OTT.


Unknown: Steve Martin
Unknown: Beatrix Potter
Unknown: Tom Kitten
Presented By: Jonathon Morris.
Unknown: Wood Lane

: Newsround

: Dodgem

A children's six-part drama series by Bernard Ashley.
2: Simon's worst fears come true. Then he meets Rose.


Unknown: Bernard Ashley.
Simon Leighton: Sean Maguire
RosePenfold: Lucy Speed
AlexLeighton: John Telfer
Charlie Penfold: Trevor Peacock
RickBayne: Richard Bonneville
Ruth: Jo Martin
Tanyard: Jamie Golding
Little Lee: Adam Searles
Paula: Olayinka Williams
Michelle: Feri Beard
Linda Leighton: Erin Geraghty
Miss Baker: Lisa Bowerman

: Neighbours

Beth and Lucy's rivalry for Brad takes a new twist.
(For cast see Good Friday. Shown at 1.30pm)

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey. Subtitled
Weather Penny Tranter


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.

: Eldorado

Roberto confronts Freddie about his recent discovery.
Marcus gets a surprise when he visits Pilar.
Episode written by Tony McHale
(For cast see Monday. Repeated on Good Friday at 1. 40pm)


Written By: Tony McHale

: Tomorrow's World

What's new in science, technology and medicine.
The toxic effects of an overdose of the painkiller paracetamol can be lethal. But in Tomorrow's World featured a new version of the drug with a built-in antidote. What happened to this promising development? Producer David Sington Editor Dana Purvis
INFORMATION LINE: 0[number removed](calls are charged at 36p per minute cheap rate, 48p at another times).


Producer: David Sington
Editor: Dana Purvis

: May to December

Paul A Mendelson 's comedy about love across a generation gap, starring
Anton Rodgers Lesley Dunlop
Let There Be Love. As Alec fights to secure a major new client, Zoe battles with the unfamiliar state of motherhood, and a feeling that their marriage has changed.
Episode written by Geoffrey Deane
Director Paul Harrison ; Producer Sharon Bloom A Cinema Venty production for BBCtv


Unknown: Paul A Mendelson
Unknown: Anton Rodgers
Unknown: Lesley Dunlop
Written By: Geoffrey Deane
Director: Paul Harrison
Producer: Sharon Bloom
Alec Callender: Anton Rodgers
Zoe Callender: Lesley Dunlop
Miss Flood: Frances White
Hilary: Rebecca Lacey
Jamie: Paul Venables
Zoe'smother: Kate Williams
Debbie: Chrissie Cotterill
Simone: Carolyn Pickles
Derek: Raymond Trickitt
Mr Proudlove: Anthony Dawes

: Us Girls

Lisselle Kayla 's comedy series about generational conflict. Bev is away interviewing,
Shades is flooded with problem page letters needing replies and Gran has time on her hands.
Director/Producer David Askey


Unknown: Lisselle Kayla
Producer: David Askey
Gramma: Mona Hammond
Bev: Nicola Blackman
Grandad: Aluster Bain
Aisha: Marlaine Gordon
Cail: Dona Croll
Cathy: Soo Drouet
Give: Trevorh Laird
Verna: Pamela Jikiemi

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Penny Tranter


Unknown: Michael Buerk.


Documentaries uncovering human stories from the world of science, medicine and technology. Knights of the Shining Piddock The Pholas dactylus, or common piddock, is a shellfish with a simple lifestyle - it glows in the dark, breeds and dies. Its enemies are pollution and the Mediterranean gourmets who eat it as an hors d'oeuvre.
Although on the verge of extinction, it also looks set to revolutionise the treatment of diabetes, arthritis and heart disease and make a fortune for two scientists.
Fifteen years ago Jan and Robert Knight discovered a mutual enthusiasm for the marine mollusc. Working from their dining room, they extracted its luminescent juice and discovered that it has a wide range of applications in medical diagnosis. Now the chemical they called Pholasin has aroused enormous interest among research organisations as well as a Kent oyster farmer who has started a piddock farm for them. Griff Rhys Jones narrates the remarkable story of the piddock, the couple who have devoted their lives to it, and the prototype of the medical kit that could make them millionaires.
Producer Taghi Amirani
Series editor Susan Spindler
CORRECTION: Q E D shown on 1 7 March (Misha) was incorrectly listed in Radio
Times as a Chrysalis production for BBCtv. It was made by Touch Productions.


Unknown: Robert Knight
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Producer: Taghi Amirani
Editor: Susan Spindler

: Arthur

Hit comedy about a loveable society drunk and his disapproving butler, starring Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli, John Gielgud
Unless he marries a respectable heiress, playboy Arthur Bach stands to lose his inheritance. But he falls for an impoverished waitress instead. John Gielgud won an Oscar for his role as butler Hobson.
See Films Page 45


Director: Steve Gordon
Arthur Bach: Dudley Moore
Linda Marolla: Liza Minnelli
Hobson: John Gielgud
Martha Bach: Geraldine Fitzgerald
Susan Johnson: Jill Eikenberry
Burt Johnson: Stephen Elliot
Bitterman: Ted Ross
Ralph Manila: Barney Martin
Slanford Bach: Thomas Barbour

: Beyond the Shadows

The fourth of seven journeys for Holy Week. John Humphrys meets Sara Parkin in Inveraray, Scotland, to discuss the arrest of Jesus and the tactics of pacifism.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sara Parkin

: Weather

: BBC Select

2.15 am Accountancy Television: scrambled
3.15 am Legal Network
Television: scrambled

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