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: Breakfast News

News every quarter hour.

: A Word in Your Ear

Gillian Blakeney , one of the twins from Neighbours, teams up with actor Leslie Grantham to take on her sister Gayle and comedy writer/actor George Layton in the game show that tests communication skills.
Presented by Gordon Burns.


Unknown: Gillian Blakeney
Unknown: Leslie Grantham
Unknown: George Layton
Presented By: Gordon Burns.

: King of the Road

Ross King and Anna Walker visit Alderney as they tour the towns of the UK. VIEWERS' QUIZ: see Tuesday


Unknown: Ross King
Unknown: Anna Walker

: News

Regional News; Weather

: -10.30am Playdays

With Philippa Forrester.
The Roundabout Stop.

: Cartoon

: Cricket: One-Day International

England (Australia
Three one-day internationals set the scene for cricket's greatest contest, the Ashes.
The series of six Tests starts in two weeks' time, and exclusive live coverage throughout the summer starts with today's Texaco Trophy one-day international from Old Trafford. Commentary by Richie Benaud ,
Ray Illingworth , Geoffrey Boycott and Jack Bannister. Introduced by Tony Lewis.
TV presentation Alan Griffiths
Executive producer Keith Mackenzie
Including at
11.00am and 12.00 News Subtitled
Regional News; Weather
12.55pm Regional News; Weather


Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Geoffrey Boycott
Unknown: Jack Bannister.
Introduced By: Tony Lewis.
Unknown: Alan Griffiths
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: One O'Clock News

With John Tusa. Subtitled
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: John Tusa.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Neighbours

: Cricket: One-Day International

England (Australia
Further live coverage from Old Trafford. Stereo

: Racing

From Goodwood.
2.40 Citroen Xantia Sprint Stakes (6f)
3.10 The Tripleprint Lupe Stakes (Im2f)
This event usually throws up a leading contender for the Oaks.
3.40 Harcros Timber and Building Supplies Stayers Championship
Series Rated Stakes (Qualifier. 1 m 6f) Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Jimmy Lindley and John Hanmer. Introduced by Julian Wilson with Tracy Piggott.


Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Jimmy Lindley
Commentary By: John Hanmer.
Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Tracy Piggott.

: Children's BBC

With Andi Peters and Edd.

Animated fun with the clumsy penguin. (Rpt)

: WildBunch

Presented by Mark Evans and Janice Acquah.


Presented By: Mark Evans
Presented By: Janice Acquah.

: Galaxy Goof-Ups

Cartoon fun with Yogi Bear and his space guardians.


Unknown: Yogi Bear

: The Movie Game

Jonathon Morris hosts another round of the film and video quiz.
COMPETITION LINE: 0891-447733 (calls cost 35p maximum). Rules from Audiocall, 80 Wood Lane , London W 12 OTT.


Unknown: Jonathon Morris
Unknown: Wood Lane

: Newsround

News for children.

: Dark Horse

The second of a two-part Canadian drama by Tracy Kennedy based on a true story. The Torka team face the challenge of the dressage competition.


Unknown: Tracy Kennedy

: Neighbours

Brad declares his love for Lucy. Doug and Pam have a hectic wedding anniversary. Paul panics over Andrew's health scare.

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey. Subtitled
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Eldorado

There's a shock for Gerry when Philippe forces her to tell him about Isabelle's novel. Marcus tells Alex the truth about Pilar.
What is Marcus planning? Episode written by Emma Prentice
(For cast see Friday. Repeated on Friday at 1.50pm)


Written By: Emma Prentice

: Tomorrow's World

What's new in science, technology and medicine.
Until recently, for the millions of chronic pain sufferers in the UK, pills offered the best hope of relief. The latest techniques are trying a quite different method, one which involves applying electric shocks to the spine. This programme follows the embryonic stages of this new approach. Plus, how the French are using lasers to clean up their cathedrals. Will thousands of tiny explosions succeed in saving the stonework? With Kate Bellingham,
Carmen Pryce , Judith Hann and Howard Stableford .
Producer Michael Mosley Editor Dana Purvis
INFORMATION LINE: 0[number removed](calls are charged at 36p per minute cheap rate. 48p at all other times).


Unknown: Kate Bellingham,
Unknown: Carmen Pryce
Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Howard Stableford
Producer: Michael Mosley
Editor: Dana Purvis

: Growing Pains

Drama series about the joys and pains of fostering. Starring
Ray Brooks , Sharon Duce
Let 's Call the Whole Thing Off All Tom wants to do is go on holiday but when Mark and Lisa refuse to go, so does Pat.
Then silent little Trudy appears and Tom grabs the chance to get his own way.
Episode written by Steve Wetton Producer Richard Bramall
Director Christopher Hodson


Unknown: Ray Brooks
Unknown: Sharon Duce
Written By: Steve Wetton
Producer: Richard Bramall
Director: Christopher Hodson
Tom Hollingsworth: Ray Brooks
Pat Hollingsworth: Sharon Duce
Mark Hollingsworth: Tat Whalley
Lisa Hollingsworth: Rosie Marcel
Simon Hollingsworth: Peter Lloyd
Joan Craddock: Rosemary Leach
Miriam Craddock: Lill Roughley
George Critchley: Trevor Peacock
Sandra Philips: Liz Crowther
JamesBlake: Barry Birch
Trudy: Emily Aston
Teejay: Dickon Tolson
BazPeasgood: Kevin Jones
WesCook: Justin Pickett
Mr Henderson: Bruce Alexander
Mrs Henderson: Jill Brassington
Sonia: Liza Sadovy

: TV Heroes

Danny Baker examines the career of another unlikely hero when he goes in search of the former queen of Crossroads - Noele Gordon.
Director/Producer Caroline Wright


Unknown: Danny Baker
Unknown: Noele Gordon.
Producer: Caroline Wright

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Inside Story

The return of the investigative documentary series.
Old, Dirty and Late. Every day half a million commuters pour into London on British Rail trains and every day something goes wrong - trains run late and passengers crush into ancient carriages. "Operating difficulties", staff shortages, leaves on the line, even the wrong kind of snow count among the excuses. This film spends a week behind the scenes with Network
SouthEast, the busiest railway in the world, to discover what lies behind the commuters' misery. "You'd think we make their trains late on purpose the way they talk to us," says one weary BR manager as he tells of the abuse he faces.
Producer Peter Dale
Executive producerSteve Hewlett
The tracks of their tears - we meetBR 's men on the front line


Producer: Peter Dale

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Desmond Lynam. Boxing
Billy Hardy makes the first defence of the Commonwealth featherweight title he won against Ricky Rayner in October. His opponent is
Barrington Francis , who held the title two years ago. Also on the bill at the Crowtree Leisure
Centre, Sunderland, is unbeaten middleweight Henry Wharton. Football
Highlights of the second leg of the Uefa Cup final between Juventus and Borussia
Dortmund. Juventus, who have won this trophy twice, boast the talents of David Platt , Roberto Baggio and Gianluca Vialli , but have had a relatively quiet domestic season. Dortmund can parade the multinational skills of Flemming Povlsen , Stefan Reuter and Stephane Chapuisat.
Plus news of Scotland's World
Cup match in Estonia and how Poland fared in San Marino in England's group. Producer Vivien Kent


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.
Unknown: Billy Hardy
Unknown: Ricky Rayner
Unknown: Barrington Francis
Unknown: Henry Wharton.
Unknown: David Platt
Unknown: Roberto Baggio
Unknown: Gianluca Vialli
Unknown: Flemming Povlsen
Unknown: Stefan Reuter
Unknown: Stephane Chapuisat.
Producer: Vivien Kent

: Weather

: BBC Select

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

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