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: Business Breakfast

(For details see Monday)

: Breakfast News

With Nicholas Witchell and Beatrice Hollyer.


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Beatrice Hollyer.

: Kilroy

Topical discussion with Robert Kilroy-Silk .


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Newshound

Current affairs quiz. Stereo

: News Subtitled

Regional News; Weather

: Children's BBC

With Zoe Ball and your birthday greetings. (Stereo)

Playdays: The Patch Stop


Unknown: Zoe Ball

: Good Morning.... with Anne and Nick

Anne Diamond and Nick Owen with the topical family magazine show, featuring: 10.40 Good Morning
10.45 Room for Improvement
10.50 Consumer Road Test
11.00 News (Subtitled) Regional News and Weather
11.05 TV Review
11.10 Medical Phone-in
11.20 Star Guest of the Day
11.30 Video Horoscope
11.40 Touch of Love
11.45 Relax
12.00 News (Subtitled) Regional News and Weather


Unknown: Anne Diamond
Unknown: Nick Owen

: Pebble Mill

Featuring the music of Mary Chapin Carpenter. With Alan Titchmarsh.


Unknown: Mary Chapin
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.

: Neighbours

(Details at 5.35pm) Stereo Subtitled

: Going for Gold

Quizshow. Stereo

: Snooker

Quarter-final coverage of the Grand Prix from the Hexagon, Reading. Introduced by David Vine.


Introduced By: David Vine.

: Blinky Bill

With Toby Anstis.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Get Your Own Back

More fun and action in the gunge game show with Dave Benson Phillips.
Write to: Get Your Own Back. [address removed]


Presenter: Dave Benson Phillips.

: Uncle Jack and Cleopatra's Mummy

Dorothy lets the cat out of the bag.
Written by Jim Eldndge


Written By: Jim Eldndge
Jock: Paul Jones
Vixen: Fenella Fielding
Imogen: Moyra Fraser
M: Roger Hammond
Dorothy: Tricia George
Smythe: Michael Cochrane
Cuervo: Jimmi Harkishin
Imelda: Natasha Gray

: 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

Doug takes a calculated risk. Who will win the council election? Phoebe receives an unexpected 18th birthday gift.

: Six O'Clock News

With John Humphrys and Andrew Harvey. Subtitled
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.

: Top of the Pops

Mark Franklin introduces the UK's top chart show, featuring the best of today's music plus some pre-chart exclusives. Director/Producer Stanley Appei


Introduces: Mark Franklin

: EastEnders

Ricky is put in charge of organising Janine's party - is disaster inevitable? Ian is furious with Kathy for attacking Cindy and drags up a nasty secret from her past in front of Phil. Michelle has a confession to make to Pauline.
This week's episodes written by Susan Boyd


Writer: Susan Boyd
Producer: Barbara Emile
Director: Geoff Feld
Frank: Mike Reid
Pat: Pam St Clement
Ricky: Sid Owen
Janine: Alexia Demetriou
Mandy: Nicola Stapleton
Aidan: Sean Maguire
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Grant: Ross Kemp
Phil: Steve McFadden
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Michelle: Susan Tully
Richard: Ian Reddington
Nigel: Paul Bradley
Hattie: Michelle Gayle
Sanjay: Deepak Verma
Gita: Shobu Kapoor
Meena: Sudha Bhuchar
Shelley: Nicole Arumugam
Lucille: Jocelyn Barker
Tiffany: Dannielle Nelson
Sylvia: Rachel Hiew
Derelict man: Benjamin Zephaniah

: Waiting for God

Harvey fakes a breakdown and Bayview collapses until Diana makes a great sacrifice.
Written by Michael Aitkens
Director/Producer Gareth Gwenlan


Written By: Michael Aitkens
Tom: Graham Crowden
Diana: Stephanie Cole
Harvey: Daniel Hill
Jane: Janine Duvitski
Geoff: Andrew Tourell
Marion: Sandra Payne
Basil: Mlchael Bilton
Jenny: Dawn Hope
Antonio: Chico Andrade
Mr Kwok: Daryl Kwan

: Living Dangerously

The series which explores world conservation issues from the viewpoint of the animals threatened by man's activities, this week follows a young giraffe as she begins a desperate safari in search of water after her source of nourishment, a river In northern Kenya, has dried out.
The camera follows her, sometimes at the giraffe's own eye level, across a baking desert. Eventually the giraffe discovers a mountain, a rain forest and a life-saving lake.
The programme reveals that such wild animals, and the people with whom they share the terrain, cope with drought in a very different way to modem man.
For in the distance a new dam has been built - a contemporary human attempt to solve the same problem as the giraffe has always faced.
Series producer Richard Brock
On safari -a young giraffe's search for survival


Producer: Richard Brock

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: One Foot in the Grave

Victor is involved in a nasty case of vermin control.
Written by David Renwick
Director/Producer Susan Belbin


Written By: David Renwick
Victor Meldrew: Richard Wilson
Margaret Meldrew: Annette Crosbie
Mrs Warboys: Doreen Mantle
Wilfred: John Rutland
Mildred: Jean Challis
Ronnie: Gordon Peters
Warm-up man: Bobby Bragg

: Absolutely Fabulous

Last in the comedy series written by and starring Jennifer Saunders with Joanna Lumley
Edina reaches her 40th birthday. Saffron has organised an absolutely fabulous surprise family get together.


Writer: Jennifer Saunders
Director: Bob Spiers
Producer: Jon Plowman
Edina: Jennifer Saunders
Patsy: Joanna Lumley
Bubble: Jane Horrocks
Saffron: Julia Sawalha
Edina's mother: June Whitfield
Justin: Christopher Malcolm
Bo: Mo Gaffney
Marshall: Christopher Ryan
Oliver: Gary Beadle

: Question Time

A special edition on the topic of crime and the law. On the panel are the Lord Chief Justice Lord Taylor of Gos forth, Chief
Constable of Thames Valley
Police Charles Pollard , George Carman QC and Vivien Stem , Director of the National
Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders.
Chaired by Peter Sissons. Producer Prue Keely
Editor Alexandra Henderson A Bhan Lapping production for BBCtv
AUDIENCE: If you would like to be part of the Question Time audience please write to: [address removed]


Unknown: Charles Pollard
Unknown: George Carman
Unknown: Vivien Stem
Unknown: Peter Sissons.
Producer: Prue Keely
Editor: Alexandra Henderson

: Spenser for Hire

Susan and a wounded Hawk are among the hostages held at a post office by three crazed armed robbers. Rescue seems impossible and it's up to Spenser to free them.

: Weather

: BBC Select

3.00-3.30 RCN Nursing Update: Heart Health 70691 4.00 Legal Network Television: Introduction to the Leasehold Reform. Housing and Urban Development Act 1993

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