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: Business Breakfast

(Timetableon Monday)

: Breakfast News

Withjustin Webband Sara Coburn.
(Timetable on Monday)

: Thundercats

With Zoe Ball , Josie D'Arby and Ratz.
Cartoon adventures.


Unknown: Zoe Ball
Unknown: Josie D'Arby

: Why Don't You..?

Some more creative ideas.

: Playdays

The Playground Stop.

: Get Your Own Back

Presented by Dave Benson Phillips.


Presented By: Dave Benson Phillips.

: The O Zone

Featuring UB40 and Lulu.


Guests: UB40
Guest: Lulu

: Remington Steele

American 1980s drama series starring Stephanie Zimbalist , Pierce Brosnan Steele Trap. Remington and Laura attend a weekend party on an isolated island but fear for their lives when the guests are murdered one by one.


Unknown: Stephanie Zimbalist
Unknown: Pierce Brosnan

: Cartoon

: Pebble Mill - Summer in the City

Hosted by Ross King.


Unknown: Ross King.

: Neighbours.

(Detailsat5.35pm) Stereo

: Going for Gold


: Come in Spinner

A two-part film drama based on a novel by Dymphna Cusack and Florence James. Sydney 1944: as the city becomes host to gamblers and American GIs, three women who work in a beauty salon search for happiness.
(Part 2 on Thursday at 2.15pm)


Novel By: Dymphna Cusack
Novel By: Florence James.
Guinea Malone: Rebecca Gibney
Claire Jeffries: Lisa Harrow
Deb Forrest: Kerry Armstrong
Byron: Bryan Marshall
Jack: Gary Sweet

: Bananaman

With Toby Anstis and Ratz. Stereo


Unknown: Toby Anstis

: Run the Risk

Game show.

: Newsround

: Ship to Shore

Eleventh of a 13-part live action comedy drama series. With Clinton Voss.


Unknown: Clinton Voss.

: Neighbours

Brad is left shell-shocked when he discovers the truth about his new girlfriend.

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Jennie Bond. subtitled
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Nature Detectives

Natural history camera crews join members of the public to investigate their wildlife stories. John Shaughnessy has one aim - to return a species of giant crickets to Sussex. The
"wart-biter" earned its name in the Middle Ages and now these endangered insects are being bred at London Zoo to support a declining wild population.
Geoffrey Wright 's aim was to record close-ups of his garden birds. He drew them in with a simple bird-table, but now has intelligence tests to keep them occupied, pulling out matchsticks to earn peanuts.
The cameras also follow Peter and Helen Scourse as they nurse injured and starving birds of prey back to health at their Welsh home.
Introduced by Chris Packham with Derek Mooney. Series producer Paul Appleby


Unknown: John Shaughnessy
Unknown: Geoffrey Wright
Unknown: Helen Scourse
Introduced By: Chris Packham
Unknown: Derek Mooney.
Producer: Paul Appleby

: EastEnders

Phil's happiness is jeopardised by Nadia, while Ian feels threatened by his bank manager. (For cast see Monday)

: Gagtag

Another fast and furious game of wit and comedy wisdom. With regular team captains Bob Monkhouse and Frank Skinner and this week's guests Ray Alan and from Australia Mark Little. Hosted by Jonathan Ross.
Producers Jon Magnusson and Tom Webber Executive producer Kevin Lygo


Unknown: Bob Monkhouse
Unknown: Frank Skinner
Unknown: Ray Alan
Unknown: Jonathan Ross.
Producers: Jon Magnusson
Producers: Tom Webber
Producer: Kevin Lygo

: Crime Limited

The series which looks at crime from the viewpoint of victims and their families.
Tonight's real-life stories: the widow who decided to meet her husband's killer in a face-to-face confrontation; and why a dangerous patient walked free from a pyschiatric unit to kill a schoolgirl in the very shopping centre where she had previously threatened another young girl. Presented by Nick Ross. Scries producer Donna Taberer


Presented By: Nick Ross.
Producer: Donna Taberer

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Chandler and Co

Last part of the drama series about two women who run their own detective agency. Starring Barbara Flynn Catherine Russell
Those who Trespass Against
Us. Dee helps a househusband come to terms with his errant wife, while Elly goes back to university to reveal the tragedy behind the disappearance of a bright young student.
A second series of Chandler and Co will be shown next year.
Episode written by Paula Milne Producer Ann Skinner
Director Robert Marchand
A Skreba production for BBCtv


Unknown: Barbara Flynn
Unknown: Catherine Russell
Written By: Paula Milne
Producer: Ann Skinner
Director: Robert Marchand
Dee: Barbara Flynn
Elly: Catherine Russell
Larry: Peter Capaldi
David: Struan Rodger
Joanna: Ann Gosung
Sam: Edward Holmes
Misty: Indra Ove
Rev Ewan Price: Iange Lder
Hannah Price: Emily Hamilton
Chris: Vincent Regan
Adam Harper: Jez Butterworth
Karen: Celia Browning
Barnaby Cox: Gresby Nash
Douglas Bentley: Steven Wickham
Jackie Bentley: Glynis Brooks

: Billy Connolly's World Tour of Scotland

On the final stage of his tour, Connolly reaches Edinburgh. Here he reminisces about a Festival appearance somewhat earlier in his career when he queued in the rain to perform a brief "trailer" for his show. Queuing behind him was a musician protecting his violin under his arm. His name was Yehudi Menuhin.
Musing on the dour Scottish philosophy of "Thou shalt not" - this, he points out, is a country where the men wear skirts and no knickers - Connolly tours Edinburgh castle, spits on the Heart of Midlothian, visits the underground street of Mary King 's Close and eventually arrives at the Usher Hall, the night's venue.
"The big light and 3,000 people staring at you," he says of performing. "You've got to do it with flu coming on or if you've had rotten news." It's hard to believe he's suffering from either as his embroidered family history delights another full house. Director Willy Smax Producer Bill Tennant
A WL/Sleepy Dumpling production for BBCtv


Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin.
Unknown: Mary King
Producer: Bill Tennant

: Caller

Last of the American drama about a late-night radio talk show host. Starring Gary Cole Blood Ties. Jack becomes a Big Brother and gets very close to a 10-year-old boy whose father then re-appears.

: The Bit Part

Comedy starring
Chris Haywood Nicole Kidman
Michael Thornton , a careers counsellor, spends his life persuading students to be realistic. Then comes the day when acting out his fantasies in the woodshed is not enough: Michael decides that it's an actor's life for him.
Director Brendan Maher (1987)
FILM REVIEWS pages 35-39


Unknown: Chris Haywood
Unknown: Nicole Kidman
Unknown: Michael Thornton
Director: Brendan Maher
Michael Thornton: Chris Haywood
Mary McAllister: Nicole Kidman
Helen Thornton: Katrina Foster
John Bainbridge: John Wood
Peter: Maurie Fields
Barry: Brian Mannix
Molly: Maggie Miller

: Weather

: BBC Select

Executive Business Channel: scrambled

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