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: Business Breakfast

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

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


Unknown: Justin Webb
Unknown: Jill Dando.
Editor: Bob Wheaton

: Kilroy

: Newshound

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Zoe Ball.
Playground Stop.


Unknown: Zoe Ball.

: Good Morning....with Anne and Nick

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

: Pebble Mill

With guest, actress Anita Dobson.
12.55 Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Anita Dobson.

: Neighbours

(Details at 5.35pm) Stereo


Daily quiz.

: Lucy and Desi: Before the Laughter

Romantic true-life drama. Husband-and-wife comedy team Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball reflect on their lives together.
FILM REVIEWS pages 43-49


Director: Charles Jarrott

: Children's BBC

With Toby Anstis.

Teddy Trucks
The animated adventures of the teddy bears' transport company.


Presenter (Children's BBC): Toby Anstis

: Sick as a Parrot

Crossword puzzle.
COMPETITION: send answers to Sick as a Parrot, [address removed].

: Bananaman

: Jackanory

Please Mrs Butler. School poems by Allan Ahlberg performed by Annette Badland and Ben Thomas.


Unknown: Mrs Butler.
Unknown: Allan Ahlberg
Unknown: Annette Badland
Unknown: Ben Thomas.

: SuperTed

: Newsround

: Grange Hill

A 20-part drama series. Why is Justine at the airport?
Episode written by Sarah Daniels (Episode 2 on Friday at5.10pm) Stereo


Written By: Sarah Daniels
Mrs Keele: Jenny Howe
Jacko: Jamie Lehane

: Neighbours

Helen confronts her attacker.
(For cast see Wednesday. Shown at 1.30pm)

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Anna Ford. Subtitled
Weather Penny Tranter


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Anna Ford.

: Newsroom SouthEast

The latest regional news presented by Tim Ewart , with sport from Rob Curling.


Presented By: Tim Ewart
Unknown: Rob Curling.

: Holiday

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


Unknown: Jill Dando
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Frank Bough.
Unknown: Kathy Tayler
Unknown: Sankha Guha
Producer: Simon Shaw

: EastEnders

Tricky Dicky finds himself in big trouble at the market.
Episode written by Tony Jordan
(For cast see Thursday)


Writer: Tony Jordan

: Smashie and Nicey's Top of the Pops Party

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?


Unknown: Jimmy Savile
Unknown: Paul Whitehouse
Producer: Jon Plowman

: TV Heroes

Danny Baker goes in search of the real heroes of Top of the Pops- the audience. Director Teresa Griffiths Producer Caroline Wnght


Unknown: Danny Baker
Director: Teresa Griffiths
Producer: Caroline Wnght

: Nine O'Clock News

With John Humphrys. Subtitled Regional News
Weather Penny Tranter


Unknown: John Humphrys.

: All Quiet on the Preston Front

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.



Writer: Tim Firth
Producer: Chris Griffin
Director: Brian Farnham
Hodge: Colin Buchanan
Eric: Paul Haigh
Spock: Stephen Tompkinson
Poison: David MacCreedy
Ally: Kate Gartside
Lloydy: Adrian Hood
Laura: Lucy Akhurst
Diesel: Tony Marshall
Dawn: Caroline Catz
Rundle: Keiran Flynn
Heron man: Freddie Davies
Mrs Ruddock: Matyelok Gibbs
Ransom: Mark Arden
Lennox: Sam Graham
Mr Wang: Ozzie Yue
Mrs Disley: Joan Campion
Mr Disley: Gordon Langford Rowe
Monica Cottis: Ann Pennington
Donna: Tracey Booth
Bob Betty: Mark Fletcher
Doyle: Darren Brown

: Pop Quiz

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


Unknown: Mike Read
Unknown: Alan Freeman.
Director: Phil Chilvers
Producer: Jill Sinclair

: Pan's People: Digging the Dancing Queens

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


Director/Producer: Paul Smith

: Saturday Night Fever

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.
FILM REVIEWS pages 43-49


Director: John Badham
Tony Manero: John Travolta
Stephanie: Karen Lynn Gorney
Bobby C: Barry Miller
Joey: Joseph Cali
Double J: Paul Pape
Annette: Donna Pescow
Gus: Bruce Ornstein

: Weather

: BBC Select

2.45 Executive Business Club: scrambled 68826230 3.15Legal Network Television: scrambled

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