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: Breakfast News

With Nicholas Witchell and Tanya Sillem.


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Tanya Sillem.

: Kilroy Stereo

: News Subtitled

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Zoe Ball.
Roundabout Stop. Rpt Stereo


Unknown: Zoe Ball.

: Good Morning.... with Anne and Nick

Including: 10.40 Advice Clinic 11.00 News (Subtitled) Regional News; Weather 11.05 TV Comment 11.10 Advice Phone-in: Money and the Law 11.20 Star Guest 11.30 Patric Walker 's Video Horoscope 11.40TouchofLove 11.45 Garden Doctor 11.55 Hot Line 12.00 News (Subtitled) Regional News; Weather
HOTLINE: [number removed](24 hours), or write: PO Box 9000, Birmingham B 1NA.


Unknown: Patric Walker

: Pebble Mill

Guests include Gerard Kenny and Tim Rice.


Unknown: Gerard Kenny
Unknown: Tim Rice.

: Neighbours

(Details at 5.35pm) Stereo Subtitled

: XYZ Stereo

: Hawaii Five-O

A young man is accused of a series of arson attacks. Rpt

: Today's Gourmet

Baked bananas.

: Cartoon

: Spider

With Toby Anstis.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Pingu


: Harum Scarum

Picture-book series. With Sandi Toksvig , Bill Wallis and Jonathan Cohen.


Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: Jonathan Cohen.

: Rude Dog and the Dweebs


: Mortimer and Arabel

(Part 9 next Monday) Stereo

: Artifax

Appreciating design. Stereo

: Newsround

: Grange Hill

Nick tells Natasha his secret.


Nick: Gareth Phillips
Natasha: Clare Buckfield
Andy: Zander Ward
Dennis: Alan Cave
Mrs Keek: Jenny Howe
Mr Robson: Stuart Organ

: Neighbours

Michael's plans for Julie are alarmingly successful. Rick and Debbie receive distressing news.


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
Lou Carpenter: Tom Oliver
Cameron Hudson: Benjamin Mitchell
Julie Martin: Julie Mullins
Philip Martin: Ian Rawungs
Hannah Martin: Rebecca Ritters
Debbie Martin: Marnie Reece-Wilmore
Michael Martin: Troy Beckwith
Benito Alessi: George Spatels
Cathy Alessi: Elspeth Ballantyne
Rick Alessi: Dan Falzon
Annalise Hartman: Kimberley Davies
Wayne Duncan: Johnathan Lee
Beth Brennan: Natalie Imbruglia
Phoebe Bright: Simone Robertson
Stephen Gottlieb: Lochie Daddo
Hope Gottlieb: Laura Pearson
Tom Merrick: Robert Essex
Jordan Farnsworth: Jay McCormacK
Angela Starkey: Paullne Coutts

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey. Subtitled
Weather Penny Tranter


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.

: Back to School

Comedy about a middle-aged, self-made millionaire who goes back to college starring
Rodney Dangerfield
When businessman Thornton
Melon unexpectedly visits his son Jason at university, he realises that his offspring is ill-equipped to face the real world. So he decides to enrol as a "freshman" - to get an education at the same time as teaching Jason a thing or two.
Then he meets English teacher Diane Turner.
Director Alan Metier (1986)
FILM REVIEWS pages 49-58


Unknown: Rodney Dangerfield
Unknown: Diane Turner.
Director: Alan Metier
Thornton Melon: Rodney Dangerfield
Jason Melon: Keith Gordon
Diane Turner: Sally Kellerman
Lou: Burt Young
Derek: Robert Downey Jr
PhilipBarbay: Paxton Whitehead
Valerie: Desmond Terryfarrell
Vanessa: Adrienne Barbeau
Dean Martin: Ned Beatty
Coach Turnbull: Memmet Walsh
Chas: William Zabka
Dr Barazini: Severn Darden
Professor Terguson: Sam Kinison
Marge: Edie McClurg
Giorgio: Robert Picardo
Kurt Vonnegut Jr: Kurt Vonnegut Jr

: Sitting Pretty

New comedy series about a woman determined to triumph over adversity, starring Diane Bull
Tonight a flying visit by Sylvie's son Andrew leaves her seeing double.
Written by John Sullivan
Director Angela deChastelai Smith Producer Susan Belbin


Written By: John Sullivan
Producer: Susan Belbin
Annie: Diane Bull
Kitty: Vilma Holungbery
George: John Cater
Sylvie: Heather Tobias
Andrew: David Rubin

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather Penny Tranter


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: States of Terror

In 1983 an Islamic fundamentalist carried out a hugely successful suicide mission, almost completely wiping out the CIA operation at the US Embassy in Beirut. Six months later, another suicide bomber killed 241 US
Marines after receiving the blessingof Sheikh Fadlallah, spiritual leader of Hezbollah.
Between them they had effectively driven the US out of Lebanon.
As a result, Colonel Bill Cowan was sent to Beirut on an undercover mission, charged with devising ways of retaliating. In tonight's film he returns there, and reveals the details of that mission, targeted at Fadlallah. Meanwhile, in the White House, President Reagan was promising that there would be no deals with the terrorists.
The reality was precisely the opposite of the rhetoric.
Peter Taylor presents the fourth in the series investigating state response to terrorism. Producer Martin Smith
Executive producerSteve Hewlett


Unknown: Colonel Bill Cowan
Unknown: Peter Taylor
Producer: Martin Smith

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Desmond Lynam.
British heavyweight champion Herbie Hide , from Norwich, goes in search of his 2 5th straight victory when he meets former IBF cruiserweight champion Jeff Lampkin for the WBC international title in Sun
City, Bophuthatswana.
Highlights of Norwich City's Uefa Cup third round, second leg tie against crack Italian side Inter Milan from the hugely impressive San Siro stadium. Inter, despite living in the shadow of their city rivals AC Milan for the past few seasons, are still a force to be reckoned with - especially since the signing of Dutch international striker Dennis Bergkamp , who is sure to give a stiff test to the Canaries' central defenders.
Plus action from a busy evening in the Premiership. Producer Vivien Kent
Editor Brian Barwick


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.
Unknown: Herbie Hide
Unknown: Jeff Lampkin
Unknown: Dennis Bergkamp
Producer: Vivien Kent
Editor: Brian Barwick

: Spenser for Hire

Starring Robert Urich Spenser investigates a pregnant woman's brutal murder and becomes embroiled in racial prejudice, the United States Navy and a runaway Polish sailor.


Unknown: Robert Urich
Hawk: Avery Brooks
Susan: Barbara Stock
Sergeant Frank Belson: Ron McLarty

: Weather

: BBC Select

2.15 Accountancy Television: scrambled 48890441 3.15-3.45
Legal Network Television: scrambled 86892847 4.00 TV Edits- French 2
- TV5: scrambled 66502996 4.45
Accountancy Television: a chance to see how ATV has revolutionised training and updating for subscribers including a sample feature

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