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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

With Nicholas Witchell and Sally Magnusson. 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.


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Sally Magnusson.

: Kilroy

Topical discussion.

: Playdays

With Zoe Ball.
Playground Stop. Rpt


Unknown: Zoe Ball.

: Good Morning.... with Anne 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

Best-selling novelist Frederick Forsyth is Judi Spiers 's guest today.


Unknown: Frederick Forsyth
Unknown: Judi Spiers

: Neighbours

(Details at 5.35pm) Stereo Subtitled -54973425

: Going for Gold

European quiz, with Henry Kelly.


Unknown: Henry Kelly.

: Columbo

Requiem for a Falling Star. An ageing movie star seeks revenge on a gossip columnist who has dug up details of her shady past. With Peter Falk and Anne Baxter.


Unknown: Peter Falk
Unknown: Anne Baxter.

: Noddy

With Toby Anstis.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Marlene Marlowe Investigates

Live action cartoon with Kate Copstick. WnttenbyRoyApps Rpt


Unknown: Kate Copstick.

: Watt on Earth

Ninth in a 12-part sci-fi comedy thriller. Watt joins in a football match and ends up covered in bruises - and flour. Wntten by Pip and Jane Baker
(Part 10 and caston Thursday at 4.20pm)


Unknown: Jane Baker

: The Addams Family

Cartoon fun. Rpt

: Newsround

: The Lowdown

Children's documentary series.
Troubleshooters. A film about Britain's youngest board of directors who follow in the footsteps of Sir John Harvey-Jones and act as consultants to leading companies. This week they are called in by Stena Sealink to assess its ferry services in advance of this week's official opening of the Channel Tunnel.


Unknown: Sir John Harvey-Jones

: Neighbours

Doug takes a gamble.
Stereo SubOUed

: Six O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis and Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Michael Fish 57


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Moira Stuart.

: Newsroom South East

Presented by Tim Ewart , with sport from Rob Curling.


Presented By: Tim Ewart
Unknown: Rob Curling.
Editor: Guy Pelham

: The Brittas Empire

Set in Concrete. Deputy Manager Laura Lancing discovers Brittas sitting at his desk in full evening dress. Starring Chris Barrie.
Written by Richard Feegen and Andrew Nomss Director/Producer Mike Stephens


Unknown: Laura Lancing
Unknown: Chris Barrie.
Written By: Richard Feegen
Written By: Andrew Nomss

: EastEnders

The spirit of Frank Butcher lives on in Ricky, and Gita sees her boss in a new light.
(For cast see Thursday)
(Stereo) (Subtitled) 93

: Life Stories

Last year
Ken Poursain stood on the Clifton Suspension Bridge, intending to take his life because of the breakdown of his marriage.
Ken's family is featured in For Better, for Worse, the first in this six-part documentary series which each week concentrates on a different family and their problems and explores possible solutions.
Future programmes focus on issues such as coping with a father who has Alzheimer's disease and trying to prevent a son turning to crime.
Producer James Hawes ; Series producer
Anne Webber


Unknown: Ken Poursain
Producer: James Hawes
Unknown: Anne Webber

: Once upon a Time in the North

"A comedy about your basic, complicated northern family," is how Bernard Hill describes this new six-part comedy series by Tim Firth , author of All Quiet on the Preston Front. Hill stars as Len
Tollit, a man determined to provide for his family at any cost, undeterred by the failure that dogs him at every turn.
In the first episode, The Time Len Spent His Redundancy Cheque, Len plans a flash party to launch his new business.
A Philip Partridge production for BBCtv


Unknown: Tim Firth
Len: Bernard Hill
Pat: Christine Moore
Mr Bebbington: Bryan Pringle
Swbhan: Susan McArdle
Sean: Andrew Whyment
Morris: Bob Mason
BobCarling: Bill Stewart

: Party Election Broadcast

By the Labour Party.
(Snownat 10.00pm on /TV; 10.30pm on BBC2)

: Nine O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons.
Regional News
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Peter Sissons.

: Keeping Up Appearances

Hyacinth is at her wits' end with the charity shop,
Councillor Nugent , Rose's love life - and now Daddy's.
Written by Roy Clarke
Director/Producer Harold Snoad


Unknown: Councillor Nugent
Written By: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth: Patricia Routledge
Richard: Clive Swift
Onslow: Geoffrey Hughes
Daisy: Judy Cornwell
Lit: Josephine Tewson
Fiance: Gretchen Franklin
Mr Duxbury: Norman Lovett
Councillor Nugent: Charmain May
Rose: Shirley Stelfox

: The Riff Raff Element

Debbie Horsfield 's six-part comedy of class conflict.
3: Pet emerges from her grief determined to set up on her own. Three weeks after his death, the Tundishes hold a memorial service for Alister.
Producer Liz Trubridge Director Richard Laxton


Unknown: Debbie Horsfield
Producer: Liz Trubridge
Director: Richard Laxton
Roger: Ronald Pickup
Phoenix: Pippa Guard
Mortimer: Richard Hope
Joanna: Celia Imrie
Boyd: Nicholas Farrell
Oliver: Stewart Pile
Acky: Trevor Peacock
Maggie: Susan Brown
Pet: Mossie Smith
Carmen: Jayne Ashbourne
Declan: Cal MacAninch
Nathan: Ashley Wright
Father Casper: Lionel Guyett
Maurice: Billy Geraghty
Nelson: Dicken Ashworth

: Omnibus: Duke Ellington: Reminiscing in Tempo

Twenty years after Ellington's death, this American documentary showing in the Omnibus slot tonight and next week celebrates the life and work of one of America's greatest composers. As the leading musical impresario George Wein says: "There is an Ellington sound that will be with us until time runs out."
Born in 1899, Ellington and his orchestra became resident at Harlem's Cotton Club in 1927, and thanks to networked radio broadcasts his innovative music, exploring new tonal and structural ideas, reached a huge and racially mixed audience.
The film includes rare footage of the bandleader in performance, and the soundtrack contains more than 40 of his 1,500 compositions.
Producer Robert S Levi
Series editor Nigel Williams


Unknown: George Wein
Editor: Nigel Williams

: Assaultona Queen

Comedy thriller starring
Frank Sinatra
Two American fishermen, hired to trawl for treasure, net more than they bargained for. A beautiful woman, a sunken U-boat and an insane scheme prompt them to attempt the impossible - to rob the Queen Mary. With Virna Lisi , Tony Franciosa , Richard Conte , AlfKJellinandErrolJohn. Director Jack Donohue (1966)
FILM REVIEWS pages47 53


Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Virna Lisi
Unknown: Tony Franciosa
Unknown: Richard Conte
Director: Jack Donohue

: Weather

: BBC Select

2.45 Executive Business Club: scrambled 60859617 3.15 Legal Network Television: scrambled

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