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: Breakfast News

With Andrew Harvey and Tanya Sillem. (Fordetalls see Monday)


Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Tanya Sillem.

: Kilroy


: Newshound


: News

: Playdays

With Zoe Ball.
The Roundabout Stop. Stereo


Unknown: Zoe Ball.

: Good Morning.... with Anne and Nick

Today's features are: 10.40 Advice Clinic
10.45 Corridors of Care 11.00 News
(Subtitled) Regional News; Weather 11.05 TV Comment 11.10 Advice Phone-in: Money and the Law 11.20 Star Guest of the Day 11.30
Video Horoscope 11.40Touch of Love 11.45 Garden Doctor 11.55 Hotline 12.00 News (Subtitled) Regional News; Weather

: Pebble Mill

Guests include Olympic gold medallist Linford Christie.


Unknown: Linford Christie.

: Neighbours

(Details at 5.35pm) Stereo Subtitled

: Going for Gold

Quiz show. Stereo

: Snooker

Grand Prix from the Hexagon, Reading. Coverage of a quarter-final match.

: Spider

With Toby Anstis.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Pingu

Adventures with the clumsy, often misunderstood little penguin.

BBC Pingu magazine: featuring stories, puzzles and activities, published fortnightly 70p, from newsagents.

: Harum Scarum

Picture-book series. This week the storytellers are Miriam Margolyes and Bill Wallis.


Unknown: Miriam Margolyes
Unknown: Bill Wallis.

: Bananaman


: Pirates of Dark Water

Cartoon series. Subtitled

: Hartbeat

Ideas for picture-making.

: Newsround

Today, the presentation by the Duchess of Kent to the winners of the BT/Childline awards for outstanding services to children - the awards that are nominated by the children themselves. The three finalists are a Scottish school caretaker whose commitment went far beyond just doing his job; a severely disabled foot and mouth artist who sells his pictures to raise funds to help a primary school; and a London taxi driver who makes dreams come true for kids.

: Grange Hill

Robyn is thinking about someone but is he thinking about her? Written by David Angus


Written By: David Angus

: Neighbours

Julie orchestrates the ultimate revenge on Benito. Doug is shocked by Jill's ultimatum.


Unknown: Benito. Doug
Madge Bishop: Anne Charleston
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Dorothy Burke: Maggie Dence
Toby Mangel: Ben Geurens
Doug Willis: Terence Donovan
Pam Willis: Sue Jones
Gaby Willis: Rachel Blakely
Brad Willis: Scott Michaelson
PhoebeBright: Simone Robertson
Lou Carpenter: Tom Oliver
Cameron Hudson: Benjamin Mitchell
Beth Brennan: Natalie Imbrugua
Marco Alessi: Felice Arena
Rick Alessi: Dan Falzon
Julie Martin: Julie Mullins
Philip Martin: Ian Rawlings
Hannah Martin: Rebecca Ritters
Debbie Martin: Marnie Reece-Wilmore
Benito Alessi: George Spatels
Cathy Alessi: Elspeth Ballantyne
Jill Weir: Lyn Semler
Stephen Gottlieb: Lochie Daddo
Noddy: Richard Piper

: Six O'Clock News

With Andrew Harvey and Mike Smartt. Subtitled
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Mike Smartt.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Innerspace

Spielberg's fantasy comedy starring Dennis Quaid
Martin Short
Meg Ryan
In a top secret miniaturisation experiment, micronaut Tuck Pendelton is about to begin a fantastic voyage through a laboratory animal. But when the lab is raided by industrial spies, he ends up being injected into the unwilling body of Jack Putter , a hypochondriac clerk.
Director Joe Dante (1987)
FILM REVIEWS pages 56-60


Unknown: Dennis Quaid
Unknown: Martin Short
Unknown: Meg Ryan
Unknown: Tuck Pendelton
Unknown: Jack Putter
Director: Joe Dante
Lieutenant Tuck Pendelton: Dennis Quaid
Jack Putter: Martin Short
Lydia Maxwell: Meg Ryan
Victor Scrimshaw: Kevin McCarthy
Dr Margaret Canker: Fiona Lewis
Mr lgoe: Vernon Wells
Wendy: Wendy Schaal
Peter Blanchard: Harold Sylvester
Dr Greenbusk: William Schallert
Mr Wormwood: Henry Gibson

: Party Political Broadcast

By the Liberal Democrats.
(Also shown at 10.00pm on ITVand 10.25pm on BBC2) (Subtitled)

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: After Margaret: Thatcher: the Downing Street Years: Best of Enemies

The enmity between Margaret Thatcher and Michael Heseltine is at the heart of the second part of this major profile of the ex-Prime Minister.
In her second term in office after victory in 1983, Mrs Thatcher's position seemed impregnable. Her conduct of the Falklands War was popular, she had trounced Arthur Scargill and the striking miners In 1984/5, and had survived the bombing by the IRA of the Grand Hotel at Brighton. But defence secretary Mr Heseltine's handling of the Westland affair nearly led to a general election and the threat of defeat. "Over-poweringly ambitiousand self-centred," is how she describes Mr Heseltine.
Ill-feeling between the two was to break out again dramatically in 1990, when Heseltine led the challenge to Thatcher's leadership of the party which preceded her overthrow.
Cabinet secretary Robert Armstrong and ex-chancellor Nigel Lawson are among those contributing their views on this tempestuous relationship.
"People were very ready to give us their opinions on Mrs Thatcher," says series producer Hugh Scully. "When it became clear that she was going to talk openly about her years in power, many of her colleagues realised that this was going to be a historical document and wanted their voices to be heard."

A Fine Art production for BBCtv
BOOK OFFER: Margaret Thatcher: the Downing Street Years is available through Radio Times Offers, price £25.00 including postage and packing, send to: [address removed].


Unknown: Margaret Thatcher
Unknown: Michael Heseltine
Unknown: Arthur Scargill
Unknown: Robert Armstrong
Unknown: Nigel Lawson
Executive Producer: Hugh Scully.
Executive Producer: Samir Shah
Series Producer: Denys Blakeway

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Desmond Lynam.
Championship Boxing
Telford's Richie Woodhall defends his Commonwealth middleweight title against
Canada's Gerry Meekison at the Gala Centre, West
Bromwich. Also Paul Weir 's first defence of the WBO straw-weight title against
Lindi Memani. Commentary by Harry Carpenter.
Turkey v Poland in the World Cup, plus Premiership action.
The quarter-finals from the Grand Prix at Reading's Hexagon Theatre.
Rugby Union
The All Blacks v Midlands
Division, plus news of Llanelli v the South African Barbarians.
ProducerVivien Kent
Editor Brian Barwick


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.
Unknown: Richie Woodhall
Unknown: Gerry Meekison
Unknown: Paul Weir
Unknown: Lindi Memani.
Commentary By: Harry Carpenter.
Editor: Brian Barwick

: OC and Stiggs

Teen comedy about a pair of reprobates who are determined not iu win out like their parents and teachers - and in the process create havoc in the middle-class suburb where they're spending the summer.
Director Robert Altman (1987)
FILM REVIEWSbpages 56-60


Director: Robert Altman
Oliver Cromwell OC Ogilvy: Daniel Hjenkins
Mark Stiggs: Neill Barry
Elinore Schwab: Jane Curtin
Randall Schwab: Paul Dooley
Randall Schwab Jr: Jon Cryer
LenoreSchwab: Laura Urstein
FrankieTang: Victor Ho
Sponson: Dennis Hopper

: Weather

: BBC Select

2.15 Accountancy Television: scrambled 601867 3.15-3.45Legal Network Television: scrambled
45139 4.00 TV Edits- French 2-TV2: scrambled

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