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: Business Breakfast

(For derails see Monday)

: Breakfast News

Presented by Nicholas Witchell and Beatrice Hollyer.


Presented By: Nicholas Witchell
Presented By: Beatrice Hollyer.

: Kilroy

Topical discussion.

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Chris Jarvis.
Playground Stop.


Unknown: Chris Jarvis.

: Good Morning.... withAnne and Nick

Including 10.40 Problem-solving with Will Hanrahan 10.45 Needlecraft 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 11.40
Obsessions 11.50 Phone-in 12.00 News Subtitled Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Will Hanrahan
Unknown: Patric Walker

: Pebble Mill

Duggie Brown - comedian, Brookside newcomer and real-life brother of Lynne Perrie , Ivy Brennan in Coronation Street, isjudi Spiers's guest today.


Unknown: Lynne Perrie
Unknown: Ivy Brennan

: Neighbours

(Details at 5.35pm) Stereo

: The Great British Quiz

The first semi-final in this general knowledge quiz.

: Columbo

The Most Dangerous Match. Laurence Harvey appears in today's episode as an American chess grand-master determined to become world champion - no matter who stands in the way.
With Peter Falk.


Unknown: Laurence Harvey
Unknown: Peter Falk.

: Noddy

With Toby Anstis.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Marlene Marlowe Investigates

Live action cartoon with Kate Copstick. Written by Roy Apps


Unknown: Kate Copstick.

: Watt on Earth

Fifth of a 12-part sci-fi comedy thriller. Watt helps organise a charity fete. Written by Pip and Jane Baker
(Part 6andcast on Thursday at 4.20pm)


Unknown: Jane Baker

: The Addams Family

Cartoon fun. Rpt

: Newsround

: The Lowdown

Children's documentary series.
Gotta Give Up. A hard-hitting film about children who smoke. Using secret recordings the film reveals how easy it is to buy cigarettes illegally, and with the help of a special device, tests the effect smoking has on young people.

: Neighbours

Lauren's first dinner date with the Willis family is a disaster, while a news report leaves Gaby stunned.


Helen Daniels: Anne Hadd'
Doug Willis: Terence Donovan
Pam Willis: Sue Jones
Gaby Willis: Rachel Blakely
Brad Willis: Scott Michaelson
LouCarpenter: Tom Oliver
Lauren Carpenter: Sarah Vandenbergh
Cameron Hudson: Benjamin Mitchell
BethBrennan: Natalie Imbrugua
Julie Martin: Julie Mullins
Raymond Lim: Ts Kong
Debbie Martin: Marnie Reece-Wilmore
Wayne Duncan: Jonathan Lee

: Six O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis and Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Regional news magazines

(For details see Monday;

: The Brittas Empire

More comedy from the second series starring Chris Barrie Temple of the Body. Brittas sets a trap after finding ladies underwear in his office.
Written by Richard Feegen and Andrew Nomss Director/Producer Mike Stephens


Unknown: Chris Barrie
Written By: Richard Feegen
Written By: Andrew Nomss
Gordon Brittas: Chris Barrie
Helen Brittas: Pippa Haywood
LauraLancing: Julia Stjohn
Colin Wetherby: Michael Burns
Julie: Judy Flynn
Tim: Russell Porter
Gavin: Tim Marriott
Carole: Harriet Thorpe
Linda: Jill Greenacre

: EastEnders

Debbie gets some worrying news from her ex-husband's solicitor.
(For cast see Thursday)
(Stereo) (Subtitled)

: How Do They Do That?

Another edition of the factual entertainment programme. With Desmond Lynam and Jenny Hull.
Producers John Longley , Gill Stribling-Wright Executive producer Alan Boyd
A Reg Grundy/Telepictures production for
BBCtv Stereo


Unknown: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Jenny Hull.
Producers: John Longley
Producers: Gill Stribling-Wright
Producer: Alan Boyd

: Points of View

Anne Robinson presents viewers' opinions on BBC programmes. This week the people of Nottingham get the chance to air their views.
Producer Bernard Newnham
WRITE TO: Points of View, BBCtv Centre, London W 12 7RJ; or phone orfaxon: [number removed].


Unknown: Anne Robinson
Producer: Bernard Newnham

: Nine O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: Peter Sissons.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Keeping Up Appearances

More classic comedy from the first series starring
Patricia Routledge
Hyacinth has asked the new vicar to tea and, in her usual meticulous way, she has organised the event down to the last sugar lump.
Written by Roy Clarke
Director/Producer Harold Snoad


Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Written By: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth: Patricia Routledge
Richard: Clive Swift
Liz: Josephine Tewson
Rose: Shirley Stelfox
Onslow: Geoffrey Hughes
Daisy: Judy Cornwell

: The Riff Raff Element

Debbie Horsfield 's comedy of class, hailed by The Times as "the best thing on television for at least five years," returns with the upper-class Tundish family and the working-class Belchers facing a disastrous future.
This new six-part series begins immediately afterthe end of the last, with the pressing problem of Vincent's corpse, which is about to become fertiliser in Acky's potato patch. Joanna is pregnant, but not by husband Mortimer.
Adultery, unplanned pregnancy and murder: will there ever be peace within the walls of stately Tundish Hall ?
Producer Liz Trubridge
Director Rick Stroud


Unknown: Debbie Horsfield
Unknown: Tundish Hall
Producer: Liz Trubridge
Director: Rick Stroud
Roger: Ronald Pickup
Phoenix: Pippa Guard
Mortimer: Richard Hope
Joanna: Ceua Imrie
Boyd: Nicholas Farrell
Alister: Greg Wise
Oliver: Stewart Pile
Achy: Trevor Peacock
Maggie: Susan Brown
Pet: Mossie Smith
Declan: Cal MacAninch

: Omnibus

Joan Littlewood 's Lovely War
Theatrical producer and director Joan
Littlewood has always been a controversial figure. Her extraordinary methods of directing have been much disputed, but despite this, she was responsible for some of the most memorable stage productions at the Theatre
Royal, Stratford East, during the 1950s and 60s.
Now aged 80, Littlewood is as sharp, funny and outrageous as ever. Forthefirsttimeon television she talks candidly about her life and her work, which includes hit shows such as Oh, What a Lovely War!, Fings
Ain't What They Used to Be and A Taste of Honey. And actors including Barbara Windsor,
Richard Harris , Miriam Karlin , Victor Spinetti and Lionel Bart give their own entertaining accounts of working with her.
Producer John Hough ;Senes editor Nigel Williams A Shooting Star production for BBCtv


Unknown: Joan Littlewood
Unknown: Richard Harris
Unknown: Miriam Karlin
Unknown: Victor Spinetti
Unknown: Lionel Bart
Producer: John Hough
Editor: Nigel Williams

: Doctor in Trouble

Continuing a season of late-night British comedies. Starring Leslie Phillips
Woman-chasing Dr Burke finds himself a stowaway aboard a cruise ship.
Director Ralph Thomas (1970) (Tomorrow: Carry On Dick at 12.05am)
FILM REVIEWS pages47-52


Unknown: Leslie Phillips
Unknown: Woman-Chasing Dr Burke
Director: Ralph Thomas
Dr Burke: Leslie Phillips
Llewellyn Wendover: Harry Secombe
Sir Lancelot Spratt: James Robertsonjustice
MrsDailey: Irene Handl
Capt George Spratt: Robert Morley
Russian captain: Joan Sims
Purser: John Lemesurier
Basil Beachamp: Simon Dee

: Weather

: BBC Select

2.45 Executive Business Club: scrambled 132983103.15 Legal Network TV: scrambled

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