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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

: -10.35am Defenders of the Earth

Guests, cartoons, music and competitions for the summer holidays. Phone [number removed] to play the TV computer game Maggot Moments. With Philippa Forrester, Toby Anstis and Andi Peters.
WRITE TO: Children's BBC, PO Box 4567, London W12 6AA.
Animated adventures.


Unknown: Toby Anstis
Unknown: Andi Peters.

: Now Then

A look at life for 11-year-olds living 110 years ago.
Fourpence a Day. When children worked alongside adults in conditions of near-slavery. A Third Eye production for BBCtv

: News Subtitled

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

The Why Bird Stop.

: Bananaman

Cartoon. Rpt

: Paddles Up

The BBC's International
Canoeing Competition for the Norwich Union
Trophy. Commentary by John Gosling and Michael Collie. A White Rabbit production for BBCtv


Commentary By: John Gosling
Commentary By: Michael Collie.

: News

Regional News; Weather

: High Chaparral: The Glory Soldiers

Manolito becomes involved with bandits.

: The Historyman

Bryan McNerney explores 12th-century castles. Rpt


Unknown: Bryan McNerney

: Rediscovery of the World

The effect of modem civilisation on the traditional way of life of native Alaskans.
12.55pm Regional News; Weather

: One O'Clock News

With Edward Stourton. Subtitled Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Neighbours

: Eldorado

The final episode of the saga of life in Los Barcos.


Unknown: Los Barcos.

: Dallas

AndAway We Go. JR gives a visitor to town a taste of his brand of Texan hospitality.

: Bazaar

Today: Stefan Buczacki wages war on weeds to the strains of George Melly and John Chilton 's Feetwarmers; finding the best bargains in Britain; and a summertime recipe with a Mediterranean flavour.
Presented by Nerys Hughes.
PROGRAMME NOTES: send 18p A4 sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: George Melly
Unknown: John Chilton
Presented By: Nerys Hughes.

: Turnabout

Word quiz with Rob Curling. A Turnabout prod uction for BBCtv


Unknown: Rob Curling.

: The Adventures of Skippy

With Andi Peters and Edd. Stereo
Kangaroo tales. Stereo


Unknown: Andi Peters

: Toxic Crusaders

Animation. Rpt Subtitled

: Newsround

: Blue Peter

A Taste of Honey
Follow the progress of Honey, the puppy named by Blue Peter viewers, and see if she reaches the goal of becoming a guide dog for a blind owner.

: Neighbours

Lou's business appears doomed.

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Newsroom South East

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


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

: South Today

Regional news with Mark Longhurst and Sally Taylor.
Editor Andy Griffee


Unknown: Mark Longhurst
Unknown: Sally Taylor.
Editor: Andy Griffee

: Spielberg and the Dinosaurs

With Steven Spielberg 's
Jurassic Park about to open in British cinemas, this is a behind-the-scenes look at the movie that has already smashed box-office records in the USA.
The film's premise involves the scientific possibility of re-creating a new breed of dinosaurs. Interviews with the makers and stars of Jurassic Park are combined with location reports from an island off Costa Rica.


Unknown: Steven Spielberg
Unknown: Costa Rica.
Unknown: Barry Norman

: Young Driver of the Year

The second heat of this on- and off-road competition features six more regional finalists, battling it out to win the Volkswagen Trophy for the best young male and female drivers in the UK. Introduced by Mike Smith.
Producer John GSmith
A White Rabbit production for BBCtv


Introduced By: Mike Smith.
Producer: John Gsmith

: So Haunt Me

The comedy series written by Paul A Mendelson, starring Miriam Karlin, George Costigan, Tessa Peake-Jones.

Pete has a deadline to meet, but he keeps meeting a dead lady.
A Cinema Verity production for BBCtv


Writer: Paul A Mendelson
Director: John Stroud
Producer: Caroline Gold
Yetta Feldman: Miriam Karlin
Pete Rokeby: George Costigan
Sally Rokeby: Tessa Peake-Jones

: Waiting for God

Starring Stephanie Cole Graham Crowden
An unexpected guest at Bayview and the appearance of Harvey's fiance provide malicious fun for Tom and Diana.
Written by Michael Aitkens.
Director/Producer Gareth Gwenlan


Unknown: Stephanie Cole
Unknown: Graham Crowden
Written By: Michael Aitkens.
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Diana: Stephanie Cole
Tom: Graham Crowden
Jane: Janine Duvitski
Harvey Bains: Daniel Hill
Basil: Michael Bilton
Lucy Maitland: Francesca Longrigg
Esme Sutherland: Vilma Hollingbery

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Panorama

Wessex Regional Health
Authority is said to have wasted tens of millions of pounds on installing a computer system that had to be abandoned.
Investigating the case, Vivian White uncovers the people and companies responsible for squandering vital NHS funds. Will Wessex man become a symbol of what can go wrong when public service meets private enterprise? Panorama warns that more incidents of wastage and financial inefficiency are likely to surface in the NHS as business people are put in charge of public money.
Producer Francesca Kirby-Green


Unknown: Vivian White
Producer: Francesca Kirby-Green

: DH Lawrence's The Rainbow

Concluding the two-part version of Anne Devlin 's adaptation of Lawrence's classic novel, starring Imogen Stubbs
The Widening Circle. 1900-04: the new century sees Ursula at college, after an ordeal as a pupil-teacher. The Boer War ends, and she gets a letter from Anton. The final stage of her journey through family, education and sexual experience to self-awareness and independence has begun.
Director Stuart Burge 's credits include the BBC2 serialisation of Lawrence's Sons and Lovers.


Unknown: Anne Devlin
Unknown: Imogen Stubbs
Director: Stuart Burge
Ursula Brangwen: Imogen Stubbs
Winifred Inger: Kate Buffery
Old Tom Brangwen: Tom Bell
Anton Skrebensky: Martin Wenner
Uncle Tom: Jon Finch
Anna: Jane Gurnett
Will: Colin Tarrant
Gudrun: Clare Holman
Lydia Brangwen: Eileen Way
Clem Phillips: Aran Bell
Maggie Schofield: Amelda Brown
David Schofield: Brian Hickey
Dorothy: Sarah-Jane Holm

: Come Dancing

Teams from Birmingham and Liverpool are introduced by Rosemarie Ford as they compete for the Proton Cars Trophy. With the Andy Ross Band and World Latin champions Donnie Burns and Gaynor Fairweather in cabaret.
Producer Simon Betts


Introduced By: Rosemarie Ford
Unknown: Andy Ross
Unknown: Donnie Burns
Unknown: Gaynor Fairweather
Producer: Simon Betts

: Education Special

Warnock's Children. One in five school children has special educational needs, yet most are failing to get extra help.
Proposals were put forward 15 years ago in the Warnock Report but now its author,
Baroness Warnock, admits that it had serious flaws. She examines what schools and government should now be doing to enable these children to succeed.
Producer Mary Sprent


Producer: Mary Sprent

: Weather

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