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: Breakfast News

Nicholas Witchell and Sally Magnusson.


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Sally Magnusson.

: Kilroy

: Newshound


Regional News; Weather

: Children's BBC

With Zoe Ball

The Roundabout Stop.


Presenter ("Children's BBC"): Zoe Ball

: Good Morning.... with Anne and Nick

Including: 10.40 Advice Clinic 10.45
Mother Love Update 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 The Club
11.50 Phone-In 12.00 News (Subtitled)
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Patric Walker

: Pebble Mill

With Ross King.


Unknown: Ross King.

: Neighbours

(Details at 5.35pm) Stereo

: The Great British Quiz

With Janice Long.

: Hawaii Five-O

A sniper with hooks for hands is killing cops - and McGarrett is on his hit list.

: Best of British

Outrageous situations feature in today's film extracts.

: Lifeline

Sue Cook appeals on behalf of the Children's Liver Disease Foundation.
DONATIONS: for details see page 51

: Children's BBC

With Toby Anstis.



Presenter (Children's BBC): Toby Anstis

: Bitsa

The series in which household junk is rejuvenated. With Caitlin Easterby and Simon Pascoe.


Presenter: Caitlin Easterby
Presenter: Simon Pascoe

: Jackanory

Part 2 of The Iron Woman.
(Part 3 tomorrow)

: Popeye and Son

: The Really Wild Show

Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan visit the jungles of central America, while in the wake of Jurassic Park Howie Watkins ponders the chances of dinosaurs being returned to life.


Presenter: Chris Packham
Presenter: Michaela Strachan
Presenter: Howie Watkins

: Newsround

: Earthfasts

A five-part mystery drama.
2: Strange happenings continue to haunt Keith and David after they encounter the ghostly drummer boy.
Adapted by Marilyn Fox from a story by William Mayne


Adapted By: Marilyn Fox
Story By: William Mayne
Keith: Chris Downs
David: Paul Nicholls
DrWix: David Hargreaves
Eileen Watson: Ruth Holden

: Neighbours

Tragedy hits the Robinsons.

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Weather Michael Fish 95


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Jennie Bond.

: The Rock V Roll Years - the 80s

What year is it? Dire Straits were playing Romeo and Juliet;
Duran Duran were on Planet
Earth; Kim Carnes had Bette Davies Eyes; and the Specials lived in Ghost Town.
Ronald Reagan became the USA's 40th president; Charles and Diana got married; and there were riots in inner cities across Britain.
Following the programme's forays into the 50s, 60s and 70s, The Rock 'n' Roll Years comes up to date with a new series looking at the 80s, a year at a time, through the news and music of the era.
If you haven't guessed the year, it was 1981.
Series producer Sue Mallinson


Unknown: Duran Duran
Unknown: Kim Carnes
Unknown: Bette Davies
Unknown: Ronald Reagan

: Here and Now

"What's extraordinary is that no one's tried this approach to current affairs before in this country, says reporter Tom Mangold. The model, if any, is the successful US programme 60 Minutes, and the format consists of three film reports per week, contributed by the team of Mangold,
Sybil Ruscoe , Sankha Guha , Lynda Bryans and Mark Easton.
But it's the BBC's correspondent in Bosnia,
Jeremy Bowen , who provides an exclusive for the first edition. He traces the inside story of what happened to the Bosnian girl Irma Hadzimuratovic , whose plight received so much publicity following Bowen's own reports and who was brought to London on John Major's instructions.
Bowen talks to Irma, to the medical team caringfor her and to her father Ramiz, whose wife was killed in the mortar explosion that crippled Irma. He also visits her grandparents.
And with the imposition of VAT on domestic fuel bills imminent, Lynda Bryans asks what can be done to combat the threat of increased charges. Series producer Steve Anderson
Editor Peter Horrocks 31


Reporter: Tom Mangold.
Unknown: Sybil Ruscoe
Unknown: Sankha Guha
Unknown: Lynda Bryans
Unknown: Mark Easton.
Unknown: Jeremy Bowen
Unknown: Irma Hadzimuratovic
Unknown: Lynda Bryans
Producer: Steve Anderson
Editor: Peter Horrocks

: The Detectives

Comedy starring Jasper Carrott
Robert Powell as two defective cops.
Collared. Suspended from duty for accidentally upsetting the Queen, Briggs and Louis decide the only way back into favour is to collar some criminals, so they head for the East End's most villainous pub. With George Sewell , Ron Cook , Gwen Taylor and Jason Hall.
Written by Steve Knight and Mike Whitehill Director/Producer Ed Bye
A Celador production for BBCtv


Unknown: Jasper Carrott
Unknown: Robert Powell
Unknown: George Sewell
Unknown: Ron Cook
Unknown: Gwen Taylor
Unknown: Jason Hall.
Written By: Steve Knight
Written By: Mike Whitehill

: Luv

Carla Lane comedy about a self-made man and his wife and their adopted family, starring Michael Angelis
SueJohnston Harold decides to meet Eden, his secretary, and tell her that their brief affair must end.
Director/Producer Mike Stephens


Unknown: Carla Lane
Unknown: Michael Angelis
Unknown: Suejohnston Harold
Producer: Mike Stephens
Harold Craven: Michael Angelis
Terese: Sue Johnston
Lloyd: Peter Caffrey
Hannah: Sandy Hendrickse
Antonio: Zubin Varla
Darwin: Stephen Lord
Victor: Stefan Escreet
Stephen: Derek Howard
Eden: Juue Peasgood

: Nine O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons.
Regional News
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Peter Sissons.

: The Underworld: The Krays

Tonight's programme charts the rise and fall of Ronnie and Reggie Kray, among Britain's most notorious gangsters. Using eyewitness interviewees from various killings, newly discovered film footage and previously unpublished scene-of-crime pictures, The Underworld turns the clock back to expose the Kray firm's brutal reign of terror.
Albert Donoghue, who was Reggie's right-hand man, explains how he was recruited to the firm after one of the twins shot him in the leg. After Ronnie Kray shot
George Cornell, the gang went into hiding and, according to Donoghue, "when it came on the news that he was dead a cheer went up". He describes how the twins built their empire of fear, with face slashings meted out as punishments, and tells how the Krays goaded each other on to commit murder.
Producer Frank Simmonds
Series producer Lorraine Heggessey


Unknown: Reggie Kray
Unknown: Albert Donoghue
Unknown: Ronnie Kray
Unknown: George Cornell
Producer: Frank Simmonds
Producer: Lorraine Heggessey

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Desmond Lynam.
Action from tonight's fifth-round FA Cup replays.
Rugby Union
A preview of this weekend's Five Nations matches.
Highlights from last night's middleweight contest between unbeaten Commonwealth champion Richie Woodhall , from Telford, and American Heath Todd. Harry Carpenter commentates.
Producer Vivien Kent
Editor Brian Barwick


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.
Unknown: Richie Woodhall
Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Producer: Vivien Kent
Editor: Brian Barwick

: Bowls

World Indoor Bowls
Championships. Highlights of today's quarter-finals.

: Weather

: BBC Select

2.15 Accountancy TV: scrambled
50744628 3.15-3.45 Legal Network TV:scrambled 41361406 4.00TV
Edits - French 2 - TV9: scrambled

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