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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 Philip Hayton. News every 15 minutes. 7.12, 7.40,
8.12,8.40 Business; 7.20, 7.50, 8.20,
8.50 Sport; 7.25, 7.55, 8.25, 8.55 Weather, regional news, travel.
Subtitled (8.00 news only)


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Philip Hayton.

: Hangar 17

With Zoe Ball , Josie D'Arby and Ratz. Stereo
Rpt Stereo Subtitled


Unknown: Zoe Ball
Unknown: Josie D'Arby

: Growing Up Wild

Today, baby sea mammals including the Florida manatee. Presented by Terry Nutkins. Rpt Stereo


Presented By: Terry Nutkins.

: News Subtitled

Regional News; Weather 25391 75

: Playdays

The Why Bird Stop. Rpt Stereo

: The Flintstones


: News Subtitled

Regional News; Weather

: Cagney and Lacey

Starring Sharon Gless and Tyne Daly. Jane Doe No 37. Chris takes an interest in the case of a murdered down-and-out who tried to give information to the police before she died.
Rpt Subtitled


Unknown: Sharon Gless
Unknown: Tyne Daly.
Unknown: Jane Doe

: Cartoon

: News subtitled

Regional News; Weather

: Pebble Mill

With Alan Titchmarsh. Stereo


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.

: One O'Clock News

Subtitled Weather

: Neighbours

(Details at 5. 35pm) Stereo Subtitled

: Going for Gold

European quiz, with Henry Kelly.


Presenter: Henry Kelly

: Knots Landing

Side by Side. Linda uses sex appeal to get what she wants. Stereo

: Gardens of the World

In the last of the series, the late Audrey Hepburn , with co-narrator
Michael York , visits public gardens in America, Luxembourg and France.


Unknown: Audrey Hepburn
Unknown: Michael York

: Movie Magic

The series on special effects today looks at the forced perspectives that can turn an actor into a giant.

: Pink Panther

: Bananaman

With Toby Anstis and Ratz. Stereo


Unknown: Toby Anstis

: McGee and Me

: Newsround


: The Lowdown

Children's documentary series.
Race for the Flag. Young motorbike enthusiasts compete in the schoolchildren's international motocross championships at Knockhill, Scotland. Rpt Stereo Subtitled

: Neighbours

Annalise is furious when people believe the malicious gossip spread by Gaby. Pam 's illness causes concern, and Rick is given an ultimatum.
Stereo Subtitled


Unknown: Gaby. Pam
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Doug Willis: Terence Donovan
Pam Willis: Sue Jones
Gaby Willis: Rachel Blakely
Brad Willis: Scott Michaelson
Lou Carpenter: Tom Oliver
Lauren Carpenter: Sarah Vandenbergh
Beth Brennan: Natalie Imbruglia
Rick Alessi: Dan Falzon
Julie Martin: Julie Mullins
Philip Martin: Ian Rawungs
Hannah Martin: Rebecca Ritters
Debbie Martin: Marniereece-Wilmore
Annalise Hartman: Kimberley Davies
Wayne Duncan: Jonathon Sammy-Lee
Michael Martin: Troy Beckwith
Cheryl Stark: Caroline Gillmer
Mark Gottlieb: Bruce Samazan
Lucy Robinson: Melissa Bell
David Kazalian: Frankie Jholden

: News

With Martyn Lewis and Andrew Harvey. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: John Kettley

: European Athletics

Live coverage from the I Olympic Stadium,
Helsinki. Scheduled for
6.45 is one of the highlights of the championships, the men's 100 metres. Britain's Olympic and world champion
Linford Christie is aiming at a hat-trick of European titles. Among the up-and-coming names is Birmingham's Michael Rosswess.
Twenty minutes earlier the women's 100 metres takes place, while out on the field the Czech Jan Zelezny will be trying to add European gold to his
Olympic and world javelin titles. Among those determined to deny him are Britain's Steve Backley and Mick Hill. Other events include the women's triple jump and the men's
20-kilometre walk.
As athletics coverage Is
I live, the subsequent ' schedule may change


Unknown: Linford Christie
Unknown: Michael Rosswess.
Unknown: Jan Zelezny
Unknown: Steve Backley
Unknown: Mick Hill.

: That's Showbusiness

Tonight's edition of the showbusiness panel game pits j Thora Hird and comedian j Ronnie Ancona against television presenter Emma
) Forbes and comedy writer and performer Barry Cryer. With
Mike Smith.
Director John Rooney
Producer Graham B Owens
Stereo Subtitled


Unknown: Thora Hird
Unknown: Ronnie Ancona
Unknown: Barry Cryer.
Unknown: Mike Smith.
Director: John Rooney
Producer: Graham B Owens

: The Big Country Quest

Game show in which two teams tackle a series of challenging rural crafts. This week's celebrity team leaders are
Bullseye presenter Jim Bowen and sportswoman Annabel Croft. With Nick Owen.
Director David Millard
Producer Kirsten de Keyser A CST production for BBCtv


Presenter: Jim Bowen
Unknown: Annabel Croft.
Unknown: Nick Owen.
Director: David Millard
Producer: Kirsten de Keyser

: EastEnders

Kathy spends some time away from Phil in order to decide if they have a future together. Arthur takes a trip down memory lane, and Ricky asks Bianca to go out on a date. (For cast see Thursday)
Stereo Subtitled

: European Athletics

From the Olympic Stadium, Helsinki. Key moments from the second day of the European Championships and a roundup of the day's news.

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Panorama

Another investigation of an issue of topical concern.
Editor Glenwyn Benson Subtitled


Editor: Glenwyn Benson

: The Singing Detective

Fifth in the six-part film with music, written by Dennis Potter , who died in June, and starring Michael Gambon
Janet Suzman
Patrick Malahide
Pitter Patter. As the rain falls outside a 1945 dance hall and Marlow begins to croon the popular Flanagan and Allen tune Umbrella Man, a shot rings out. Forty years on, a fellow patient in Marlow's ward comes to the end of the adventure novel he has been reading, in which the hero,
Philip Marlow , has been shot at.
Producers John Harris and Kenith Trodd
Director Jon Amiel Rpt Subtitled 696953


Written By: Dennis Potter
Unknown: Michael Gambon
Unknown: Janet Suzman
Unknown: Patrick Malahide
Unknown: Pitter Patter.
Unknown: Philip Marlow
Producers: John Harris
Director: Jon Amiel
Philip Marlow: Michael Gambon
Nicola: Janet Suzman
Mark Binney/Finney/Raymond: Patrick Malahide
Mrs Marlow: Alison Steadman
Nurse Mills: Joanne Whalley
Dr Gibbon: Bill Paterson
Mr Hall: David Ryall
Reginald: Gerard Horan
Mr Tomkey: Leslie French
Mr Marlow: Jim Carter
Staff Nurse White: Imelda Staunton
Sonia: Kate McKenzie
Philip Marlow (aged 10): Lyndon Davies
Mark Binney (aged 10): William Speakman

: Come Dancing

In the first international competition, dancers from the UK take on their opponents from Lithuania. Introduced by Rosemarie Ford.
Producer Simon Betts
Stereo Subtitled


Introduced By: Rosemarie Ford.
Producer: Simon Betts

: Assassination '

Thriller starring j
Charles Bronson
Jill Ireland Inside the White House, from someone close to the President, an order is issued: kill the new First Lady of the United States. Veteran Secret Service agent Jay Killian leads the team designed to protect her, but his first task is to convince her she's a target.
Director Peter Hunt (1987) Stereo


Unknown: Charles Bronson
Unknown: Jill Ireland
Director: Peter Hunt
Jay Killian: Charles Bronson
Laramie Royce Craig: Jill Ireland
Fitzroy: Stephen Elliott
Charlotte Chang: Jan Ganboyd
Tyler Loudermilk: Randy Brooks
Senator Hector Bunsen: Michael Ansara
HH Royce: William Prince
RenoBracken: Erik Stern
Briggs: James Staley
Polly Sims: Kathryn Leigh Scott

: Weather

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