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: Business Breakfast

Analysis of the main trading stories.
Editor Paul Gibbs


Editor: Paul Gibbs

: Breakfast News

Andrew Harvey and Sally Magnusson. EditorBobWheaton


Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Sally Magnusson.

: Kilroy

Topical discussion.
A Kilroy production for BBCtv

: NeWS

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Chris Jarvis.
The Tent Stop.


Unknown: Chris Jarvis.

: Good Morning.... with Anne and Nick

10.50 Slice of Life - a look at food and our attitudes towards it
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 Showbiz Report
11.50 Phone-In
12.00 News Subtitled Regional News; Weather



Unknown: Patric Walker
Editor: Mike Hollingsworth

: Pebble Mill

Today's guest is Dylan Winter presenter of tonight's series Secret Service. With Judi Spiers.


Unknown: Dylan Winter
Unknown: Judi Spiers.

: Neighbours

(Details at 5.35pm) Stereo

: The Travel Quiz

Last in series.

: The Flying Doctors

A new doctor and nurse are due to arrive in Coopers Crossing.

: Greenfingers

The hidden delights of a spring garden in Gorey, Co Wexford, and tips on how to turn a building site into a garden. A Straight Forward production for BBCtv

: Cartoon

Animated fun.

: Harum Scarum

With Toby Anstis.
Today's picture books are Jessica by KevinHenkes, A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats , and Mona the Hairdresser by Sonia Holleyman.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.
Unknown: Ezra Jack Keats
Unknown: Sonia Holleyman.

: Radio Roo

Dennis and Clive decide to help a stranger who has lost his way. With
Wayne Jackman , Ian Tregonning , Caroline O'Connor and Phillip Reader.


Unknown: Wayne Jackman
Unknown: Ian Tregonning
Unknown: Caroline O'Connor

: Rugrats


: The Movie Game

Schools quiz show with John Barrowman.
Competition Line: [number removed] (max call cost 25p.) For a copy of the rules, send an SAE to: BBC Audiocall, [address removed].


Presenter: John Barrowman

: Newsround

: A Likely Lad

Third episode of a six-part children's drama. With Lee Brennan , Robert Curley , John Flanagan and Alice Martin.
Written by Gillian Avery Subtitled


Unknown: Lee Brennan
Unknown: Robert Curley
Unknown: John Flanagan
Unknown: Alice Martin.
Written By: Gillian Avery

: Neighbours

Julie suspects the Lim family of foul play. Wayne is charged with murder and soon realises who his friends are.

: Six O'Clock News

Martyn Lewis and Jill Dando. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Jill Dando.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Secret Service

The series that turns hidden cameras on bad customer service this week goes under ground. Dylan Winter , armed with a miniature camera, rides the tube trains of London and finds out how London Underground tests its own staff using people called mystery passengers. He then takes his video evidence of surly service to London
Underground's management. They put the blame at the government's door, showing how, six years after the fire, King's Cross is literally falling apart for lack of funds.
Series producer David Dawson-Pick
BOOKLET: send a£2.50 PO or cheque payable to BBC Education to: [address removed]


Unknown: Dylan Winter
Producer: David Dawson-Pick

: Tomorrow's World

The work that goes on behind the scenes at the Natural
History Museum can be even more fascinating than its exhibits. The first of two reports follows the museum's experts as they identify such potential exhibits as a black widow spider and a mysterious animal skin. Also, a look at a military research lab outside
Moscow that is turning its test facilities into a diamond factory. With Kate Bellingham , Howard Stableford, Carmen Pryce and Judith Hann.
Producer Saul Nasse ; Editor Dana Purvis


Unknown: Kate Bellingham
Unknown: Carmen Pryce
Unknown: Judith Hann.
Producer: Saul Nasse
Editor: Dana Purvis

: Open All Hours

Classic comedy about a surly shopkeeper and his downtrodden assistant.
Starring Ronnie Barker David Jason
Arkwright improves the sale of an overstocked commodity with spellbinding efficiency, while Granville's lust for power falls flat on the floor.
Written by Roy Clarke ; Producer Sydney Lotterby


Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: David Jason
Written By: Roy Clarke
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Arkwright: Ronnie Barker
Gmnville: David Jason
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel: Lynda Baron
MrsFeatherstme: Stephanie Cole
Milkwoman: Barbara Flynn
Julie: Helen Cotterill
Cyril: Tom Mennard

: May to December

The surprise at the start of this new series is not that Zoe wants to go back to work after the birth of baby Fleur. Nor is it that second-time-around father Alec isn't keen to become a househusband. The shock is that everyone's favourite secretary, Hilary, has left
Callender and Callender and gone to the Isle of Wight "to spend more time with my
Derek" who is sadly residing in Parkhurst Prison.
However, writer
Paul A Mendelson is confident that viewers will warm to her replacement - that is if Mrs
Tipple (aka Miss Flood) can find someone suitable.
Director Paul Harrison Producer Sharon Bloom


Unknown: Paul A Mendelson
Director: Paul Harrison
Producer: Sharon Bloom
Alec Callender: Anton Rodgers
ZoeCallender: Lesley Dunlop
VeraTipple: Frances White
Jamie: Paul Venables
Simone: Carolyn Pickles
Dot: Kate Williams
Debbie: Chrissie Cotterill
RosieMacConnachy: Ashley Jensen
MrArmitage: John Abbott
Martin: Simon D'Arcy

: Nine O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons. Subtitled Regional News
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Peter Sissons.

: 999

Stories of heroism and bravery, presented by Michael Buerk.
This week, a six-hour ordeal at sea when a woman is trapped under a capsized boat, and how a skier survived a night in freezing conditions in the Scottish mountains. Also, practical tips on how to stay alive if your car gets stuck in the snow, and the second report on the work of London's Helicopter Emergency Medical Service.
Plus 1,000 free life-saving courses in Lancashire. To book a place, ring [number removed]. Lines open at 9.30pm and the call will cost no more than 50p. More safety details on Ceefax [page number removed].


Presenter: Michael Buerk
Executive Producer: Andy Batten-Foster
Series Producer: Andrea Brown

: Poltergeist

Film. The chilling horror story co-written and produced by Steven Spielberg, starring JoBeth Williams, Craig T Nelson

The Freelings are just like any other Californian suburban family. Then one night their youngest child hears a voice from inside the television set. An invasion of friendly spirits is followed by a terrifying force of evil which threatens to destroy the house and its occupants.
Director Tobe Hooper (1982)
Film Reviews pages 47-52


Producer: Steven Spielberg
Director: Tobe Hooper
Diane Freeling: Jobeth Williams
Steve Freeling: Craig T Nelson
Dr Lesh: Beatrice Straight
Dana Freeling: Dominique Dunne
Robbie Freeling: Oliver Robins
Carol Anne Freeling: Heather O'Rourke
Ben Tuthill: Michael McManus
Mrs Tuthill: Virginia Kiser
Marty: Martin Casella

: That Riviera Touch

Ends the season of late-night British comedies. Starring Eric Morecambe
Ernie Wise
Witless traffic wardens Eric and Ernie decide to go on a holiday in the south of France. Arriving in their vintage car to stay in a deserted villa, they become involved with a gang of jewel thieves.
Director Cliff Owen (1966)
FILM REVIEWS pages 47-52


Unknown: Eric Morecambe
Director: Cliff Owen

: Weather

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