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: Business Breakfast

Analysis of the main stories, with market and general news.
6.00,6.15,6.30,6.45,6.58 News
6.15 Financial papers
6.25 Sport; 6.29, 6.55 Weather
Editor Paul Gibbs


Editor: Paul Gibbs

: Breakfast News

News reports, the morning's papers, plus sport, business updates, weather and travel. News every 15 minutes.
7.25, 8.25, 8.55 Weather; Regional news; Travel
7.20, 7.50, 8.20, 8.50 Sport
7.12,7.40,8.12,8.40 Business Editor Bob Wheaton


Editor: Bob Wheaton

: A Word in Your Ear

Colin Baker and Gabrielle
Drake team up against
Alison Dowling (alias Elizabeth in The Archers) and cartoonist Bill Tidy in the test of verbal communication presented by Gordon Burns.


Unknown: Colin Baker
Unknown: Alison Dowling
Presented By: Gordon Burns.

: King of the Road

The daily programme visiting intriguing towns and cities in the UK. Today, Ross King and Anna Walker visit the town of Weymouth in Dorset. VIEWERS' QUIZ: see Tuesday


Unknown: Ross King
Unknown: Anna Walker

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Philippa Forrester. Stereo
The Why Bird Stop.

: Good Morning ... with Anne and Nick

The daily magazine with Anne Diamond and Nick Owen.
10.50 Off Camera - behind the scenes of favourite TV programmes
11.00 News (Subtitled) ; Weather
11.10 Where There's a Will – consumer action with Will Hanrahan
1 1.20 Library of Romance
11.30 Video Stars
11.35 Topical Phone-In 11. 50 Style Counsel - a viewer's wardrobe problems
12.00 News (Subtitled); Weather Editor Mike Hollingsworth
HOTLINE: [number removed](24 hours), or write: PO Box 9000, Birmingham B 1NA.


Unknown: Anne Diamond
Unknown: Nick Owen.
Editor: Mike Hollingsworth

: Pebble Mill

Music from leading Irish group Clannad introduced by Alan Titchmarsh.


Introduced By: Alan Titchmarsh.

: Good Morning

... returns with a review of the morning's events.

: One O'Clock News

With Edward Stourton.
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Neighbours

: Eldorado

: Dallas

The Way We Were. JR looks forward to life with Cally.

: Turnabout

Word quiz with Rob Curling. A Turnabout production for BBCtv


Unknown: Rob Curling.

: Cartoons

: Bananaman

With Andi Peters and Edd.


Unknown: Andi Peters

: ChuckleVision

Fun with the Chuckle brothers.
When they learn that Dan the Van's jockey is unable to race, Paul decides to train Barry.

: The All New Popeye Show

Animation. Rpt

: The Boy from Andromeda

Six-part drama from New Zealand. 5: Will Tarawera erupt and destroy earth or has Jenny found a way of destroying the guardian? Is Drom dead or alive?

: 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

Lou and Madge have a run-in with the law. Beth's marriage plans continue to divide
Ramsay Street. Marco goes to battle with Dorothy for his younger brother, Rick. (Shown at 1.30pm;

: Six O'Clock News

With John Humphrys and Moira Stuart.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Newsroom South East

Presented by Guy Michelmore and Louise Batchelor with sports news from Rob Curling. EditorGuyPelham REGIONAL PROGRAMME


Presented By: Guy Michelmore
Presented By: Louise Batchelor
Unknown: Rob Curling.

: Eldorado

Roberto and Rosario come home to hear all the news.
Pilar and Sergio leave Los
Barcos. The situation between
Nessa and Razor goes from bad to worse.
Episode written by Rob Gittins Director Sue Dunderdale


Written By: Rob Gittins
Director: Sue Dunderdale

: The Doctor

Documentary series following the demanding working life of a doctor and his four GP partners in the Yorkshire Dales.
Dr Barry Brewster discovers a road accident just moments after it has happened and administers first aid with the help of the film crew; Willie, the 93-year-old farmer, recovers from pneumonia and resumes his sparring with the doctor; Josephine continues her fight against ovarian cancer; and trainee GP Dr David Pearson learns a few more tricks of the trade.
Producer Jeremy Mills
Executive producer Paul Hamann
BBC BOOK: The Doctor - Just Another
Year, by Dr Barry Brewster and Jeremy Mills , published to coincide with the series, is available from booksellers, priced 12.95


Unknown: Dr Barry Brewster
Unknown: Dr David Pearson
Producer: Paul Hamann
Unknown: Dr Barry Brewster
Unknown: Jeremy Mills

: Bruce's Quest Night

Bruce Forsyth hosts a second series of his entertainment shows featuring international musical and comedy performers. Director John L Spencer Producer Kevin Bishop


Unknown: Bruce Forsyth
Director: John L Spencer

: Waiting for God

Comedy series about a couple of irrepressible residents of an old people's home, written by Michael Aitkens and starring Stephanie Cole
Graham Crowden
A glamorous granny contest comes to Bayview and Diana tries to be nice for a bet.
Director Sue Bysh
Producer Gareth Gwenlan


Written By: Michael Aitkens
Unknown: Stephanie Cole
Unknown: Graham Crowden
Director: Sue Bysh
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Diana: Stephanie Cole
Tom: Graham Crowden
Jane: Janine Duvitski
Harvey Bains: Daniel Hill
Basil: Michael Bilton
Betty: Patricia Leslie
Marion: Sandra Payne
Geoffrey: Andrew Tourell
Jenny: Dawn Hope
Bill Nigh: David McKail

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Panorama

Lucky to Have a Job. Are workers in Britain being exploited by bosses who say they are lucky to have a job? Thousands are being forced to work longer hours for less pay. Others are sacked for no reason and there is nothing in law to protect them. Martha Kearney reports. Producer Mike Robinson
EditorGlenwyn Benson


Unknown: Martha Kearney
Producer: Mike Robinson
Unknown: Editorglenwyn Benson

: The Men's Room

Second of this controversial five-part story of sex, marriage and betrayal in the 80s.
Adapted by Laura Lamson from Ann Oakley 's bestselling novel, it stars
Harriet Walter , Bill Nighy
August 1981: Charity and Mark start their affair. New to adultery, she is nervous about embarking on the relationship. "Still," says her friend Sally,
"the sex is bound to be great," though she warns against confusing passion with love.
Producer David Snodin Director Antonia Bird


Adapted By: Laura Lamson
Unknown: Ann Oakley
Unknown: Harriet Walter
Unknown: Bill Nighy
Producer: David Snodin
Director: Antonia Bird
Charity: Harriet Walter
Mark: Bill Nighy
James: Patrick Drury
Sally: Amanda Redman
Jane: Mel Martin
Margaret: Charlotte Cornwell
Swinhoe: Bills Tewart
Pascoe: David Ryall
Steve: James Aubrey
Mavis: Cheryl Hall
Delia: Tilly Vosburgh
Eric: Ian Redford
Rachel: Jocelyn Barker
Tom: Tom Bradford
Dan: Spike Hood
Harry: Jethro Hood
Shelley: Victoria Scarborough

: Film 93 with Barry Norman

Films reviewed include:
Passenger 57- Wesley Snipes is a security agent caught up in a plane hi-jacking.
Jack the Bear- Danny DeVito as a single parent, struggling to bring up his two children.
Plus a behind the scenes report on the scoring process of The Son of the Pink Panther, as composer Henry Mancini explains how he can supply music to set the scene. A
70-piece orchestra plays the familiar movie melody. Director Paul Wooding
Producer Bruce Thompson


Unknown: Wesley Snipes
Unknown: Danny Devito
Unknown: Henry Mancini
Director: Paul Wooding
Producer: Bruce Thompson

: France Means Business

The workings of French business, seen from the inside. 1: Birth of a Yoghurt. A new product range is launched as Yoplait fights to increase its hold in a competitive market. Producer David Wilson


Producer: David Wilson

: Weather

: BBC Select

RCN Nursing Update: Unit 35 -
Established osteoporosis.

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