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: Business Breakfast

6.00, 6.02, 6.15, 6.30, 6.45, 6.58 News;
6.15 Financial papers; 6.25 Sport; 6.29,
6.55 Weather.

: Breakfast News

Withjustin 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. Subtitled (8.00 news only)

Contributors

Unknown: Withjustin Webb
Unknown: Jill Dando.

: Kilroy

: News

Regional News; Weather 9460904;

: Playdays

With Chris Jarvis Stereo j j
Why Bird Stop.

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Jarvis Stereo

: Good Morning.... with Anne and Nick

10.40 Where There's a Will 10.45 Travel
10.50 Medical Desk 11.00 News (Subtitled) j Regional News; Weather 11.10 Star Guest of the Day 11.20 Touch of Love 11.30 Patric Walker 's Video Horoscope 11.40 Style
Counsel 11.50 Advice Phone-in 12.00 News
(Subtitled) Regional News; Weather.
HOTLINE: [number removed](24 hours), orwriteto: PO Box 9000. Birmingham B5 7AN.

Contributors

Unknown: Patric Walker

: Pebble Mill

Today Alan Titchmarsh reports from Ireland on the set of a new feature film
Widow's Peak which stars Joan Plowright and Mia Farrow.

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Joan Plowright

: Neighbours

(Detailsat5.35pm) Stereo Subtitled 9470782:

: The Great British Quiz

With Janice Long.

: Knots Landing

Wayne gets bolder in his attentions towards Karen.

: Family Affairs

This week a special programme about fatherhood where Caron Keating and Gavin Campbell discuss the roles of fathers and families with a studio audience.

Contributors

Unknown: Caron Keating
Unknown: Gavin Campbell

: Cartoon

: Tales of the Tooth Fairies

With Toby Anstis. Stereo Animation.

Contributors

Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: McGee and Me

A boy and his cartoon friend get into lots of mischief.

: Conan the Adventurer

Animation. The evil
Wrath-Amon turns an entire village to stone.

: The New Adventures of Black Beauty

A 13-part story set in SERIES Australia. A runaway orphan, a cargo of gold and a shipwreck bring Isabella Barrett and Black Beauty together again. Their bond of friendship leads them into many adventures.

Contributors

Unknown: Isabella Barrett

: Newsround

: Blue Peter

With Diane-Louise Jordan, Anthea Turner and Tim Vincent.

Contributors

Presenter: Diane-Louise Jordan
Presenter: Anthea Turner
Presenter: Tim Vincent

: Neighbours

Brad and Lauren continue to meet in secret.
(Shownat 1.30pm) Stereo

: Six O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis and Moira Stuart. Weather Bill Giles

Contributors

Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Newsroom South East

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

Contributors

Presented By: Tim Ewart
Unknown: Rob Curling.

: That's Showbusiness

Tonight's show pits newsreader Angela Rippon and comedian Nick Revell against actress Paula Wilcox and the Daily Mirror's TV critic
Simon London. With Mike Smith.
Producer Graham BOwens
Executive producer Nick Vaughan-Barratt

Contributors

Unknown: Angela Rippon
Unknown: Nick Revell
Unknown: Paula Wilcox
Unknown: Simon London.
Unknown: Mike Smith.
Producer: Graham Bowens
Producer: Nick Vaughan-Barratt

: Watchdog

Anne Robinson exposes more scandals on your behalf. Call the hotline on 081-743 and talk through your story with a researcher.
EditorSarah Caplin

Contributors

Unknown: Anne Robinson

: EastEnders

Now consistently watched by 20 million viewers, EastEnders goes three times weekly tonight, and at the later time of 8.00pm (the Tuesday and Thursday episodes remain at their usual 7.30). Sunday's omnibus edition will also be extended.

Tension at the Queen Vic is mounting as Grant discovers that Dougie has altered the arrangements for their planned supermarket robbery and he has serious doubts about his involvement. Sharon is also increasing the pressure on Grant.

Meanwhile Phil's attempts at helping Kathy to come to terms with the past only infuriate her. (For cast see Thursday)

Behind the scenes of EastEnders
SEE FEATURE page 32

: Men of the World

Comedy series starring David Threlfall
Team Table. Lenny and Kendle fall out over an inter-pub quiz championship.
Written by Daniel Peacock ; Director Terry Kinane ; Producers Maurice Gran ,
Claire Hinson. Laurence Marks ; An Alamo production for BBCtv Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: David Threlfall
Written By: Daniel Peacock
Director: Terry Kinane
Producers: Maurice Gran
Producers: Claire Hinson.
Producers: Laurence Marks
Lenny: David Threlfall
Kendle: John Simm
Mrs Daff: Brenda Bruce
Gilby: Daniel Peacock
Tommy: Bob Mason
Alex: Rupert Holliday Evans

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis.
Regional News
Weather Bill Giles

Contributors

Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Panorama

Mandela's Promised Land
In 1987 the BBC's Michael Buerk (along with Peter Sharp of ITN) was refused a renewal of his work permit to report from South Africa - effectively he was expelled, as part of the increasing government clampdown on coverage of the apartheid regime.
Now Buerk has returned to follow and talk to a man who was then a prisoner, Nelson Mandela , in the build-up to an election that should confirm him as president of the country that once tried to crush him.
Can the country Michael Buerk knew really become the nation Mandela has dreamed of for 75 years? Mandela talks to Buerk about his early life, the days of his imprisonment and his solitary decision to open talks with the white government. Producer indra de Lanerolle
EditorGlenwyn Benson
SEE THIS WEEK page 13

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Peter Sharp
Unknown: Nelson Mandela
Unknown: Michael Buerk

: Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

Bringing together a wealth of fresh, largely female talent, this three-part adaptation of Jeanette Winterson 's novel took great risks when it was first screened four years ago.
Beeban Kidron had never directed a television drama,
Phillippa Giles had never produced, and 7-year-old actress Emily Aston had never acted beyond the school stage. But the series went on to win two
Bafta awards: for best serial, with a best actress award for
Geraldine McEwan as the religiously fanatic mother.
Mother adopted Jess with the sole intention of devoting her to the Lord, and in tonight's openingepisode the dominated Jess is removed from her peculiar Pentecostal home and sent off to school.

Contributors

Unknown: Jeanette Winterson
Unknown: Beeban Kidron
Unknown: Phillippa Giles
Unknown: Emily Aston
Unknown: Geraldine McEwan
Mother: Geraldine McEwan
Pastor Finch: Kenneth Cranham
May: Elizabeth Spriggs
Mrs Green: Freda Dowie
Elsie: Margery Withers
Small jess: Emily Aston
Jess: Charlotte Coleman
William: Peter Gordon
Cissy: Barbara Hicks
Miss Jewsbury: Celia Imrie
Mrs Arkwright: Pam Ferris

: Film 94 with Barry Norman

Tonight's films under review: Fearless starring Jeff Bridges , Rosie Perez and Isabella
Rossellini; Tom and Viv features Willem Dafoe and Miranda Richardson ; and Widow's Peak starring
Natasha Richardson , Joan Plowright and Mia Farrow. Director Liz Ekberg
Producer Bruce Thompson
BARRY NORMAN page 44

Contributors

Unknown: Jeff Bridges
Unknown: Rosie Perez
Unknown: Willem Dafoe
Unknown: Miranda Richardson
Unknown: Natasha Richardson
Unknown: Joan Plowright
Unknown: Mia Farrow.
Director: Liz Ekberg
Producer: Bruce Thompson
Unknown: Barry Norman

: Advice Shop

Reports on how widowed fathers can get equal benefit rights and an idea to provide free furniture to those in need. Editor Deborah Perkin

Contributors

Editor: Deborah Perkin

: The Uncanny

Starring
Peter Cushing
Horror story about cats who want to dominate the world.
With Ray Milland , Susan Penhaligon. Director Denis Heroux 1977)
FILM REVIEWS pages4S-5a

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Cushing
Unknown: Ray Milland
Unknown: Susan Penhaligon.
Director: Denis Heroux

: Weather

: BBC Select

VSTV: the Social Agenda visits
Charityfairand meets Public Concern at Work.








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