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
With Justin Webb and Jill Dando.
News every 15 minutes. 7.12, 7.40,
8.12,8.40 Business; 7.20, 7.50, 8.20,
8.50 Sport; 7.25,8.25,8.55 Weather, Regional news, Travel. Editor Bob Wheaton
With Zoe Ball.
10.40 Will Hanrahan helps with problems
10.45 Good Housekeeping
11.00 News Subtitled Regional News; Weather
11.10 Star Guest of the Day
11.20 Touch of Love
11.30 Patric Walker's Video Horoscope
11.45 Animal Detective
11.50 Agony Phone-In
12.00 News Subtitled Regional News; Weather
With guest, actress Anita Dobson.
12.55 Regional News; Weather
(Details at 5.35pm) Stereo
Romantic true-life drama. Husband-and-wife comedy team Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball reflect on their lives together.
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With Toby Anstis.
The animated adventures of the teddy bears' transport company.
Presenter (Children's BBC):
COMPETITION: send answers to Sick as a Parrot, [address removed].
SEE THIS WEEK page 16
Please Mrs Butler. School poems by Allan Ahlberg performed by Annette Badland and Ben Thomas.
A 20-part drama series. Why is Justine at the airport?
Justine. RACHEL VICTORIA ROBERTS
Episode written by Sarah Daniels (Episode 2 on Friday at5.10pm) Stereo
Helen confronts her attacker.
(For cast see Wednesday. Shown at 1.30pm)
With Peter Sissons and Anna Ford. Subtitled
Weather Penny Tranter
The latest regional news presented by Tim Ewart , with sport from Rob Curling.
EditorGuyPelham REGIONAL PROGRAMME
On an evening of television anniversaries, Holiday celebrates its 25th birthday. Jill Dando is joined by Cliff Michelmore in Torremolinos, location of his first ever report in Holiday 69. Also featured are familiar faces from the archives including
Esther Rantzen, Joan Bakewell and Nesta and Frank Bough. In addition, Kathy Tayler heads for the Indonesian islands of Bali and Lombok, and Sankha Guha goes to Jersey.
Producer Simon Shaw ; Editor Jane Lush
HOLIDAY SUPPLEMENT: pages 59-82
Tricky Dicky finds himself in big trouble at the market.
Episode written by Tony Jordan
(For cast see Thursday)
On New Year's Day 1964, Jimmy Savile ushered in a revolution in television broadcasting - a weekly show devoted to the pop charts. In the first of an evening of programmes marking the 30th anniversary of Top of the Pops, Smashie and Nicey (Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse ) pay tribute to this triumphant survivor from the days when the Beatles topped the chart with I Wanna Hold Your Hand.
Three poptastic decades surrender their fab sounds, their hits and their haircuts, for our nostalgic enjoyment - from the Moptops to Take That, from the Stones to Madonna.
Producer Jon Plowman
Whatever happened to those one-hit wonders?
SEE FEATURE page 34
Danny Baker goes in search of the real heroes of Top of the Pops- the audience. Director Teresa Griffiths Producer Caroline Wnght
With John Humphrys. Subtitled Regional News
Weather Penny Tranter
Some people go to the DIY superstore at the weekend. Others cover themselves in fronds of bracken and wade through mud. This new six-part comedy drama series is about a group of those who choose the second option - part-time soldiers in the Territorial Army. Men and women, teachers and shop assistants, bonded together by a sense of adventure and humour.
Writer Tim Firth scripted the Screen One film Money for Nothing, shown in the autumn, and has a sitcom starring Bernard Hill coming up, Once Upon a Time in the North.
In the first episode, the lifelong friendship between Hodge and Eric is threatened by the arrival of Laura, who sings in the local Chinese restaurant.
SEE THIS WEEK page 6
Musicians and DJs have their knowledge of rock and pop music tested in this Top of the Pops 30th anniversary special, featuring rare archive footage of Thin Lizzy, the Smiths, Mott the Hoople and many others. Hosted by Mike Read , with special guest Alan Freeman. Director Phil Chilvers ; Producer Jill Sinclair
A whole generation of sexist 70s men got its Thursday-night fix when Babs, Cherry, Dee Dee, Flick, Louise and Ruth took to the Top of the Pops studio floor. The archives reveal the best and the worst of Pan's People and the girls are interviewed to find out whatever became of the sultry stars of a million schoolboy fantasies.
A Celador production for BBCtv
Musical drama starring John Travolta
Tony Manero works all week in a dull job in order to dance Saturday night away at his local disco, much to the disapproval of his religious family.
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