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: Business Breakfast

(Timetable on Monday)

: Breakfast News

Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey. (Timetable on Monday)


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.

: Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles

With Zoe Ball , Chris Jarvis and Ratz.
Cartoon action. Rpt


Unknown: Zoe Ball
Unknown: Chris Jarvis

: Why Don't You...?

More creative ideas, including how to make clay. FACTSHEET: send a large sae with two second-class stamps to [address removed]

: Playdays

The Patch Stop.

: Get Your Own Back

Game show with Dave Benson Phillips.


Presenter: Dave Benson Phillips


The entertainment guide, presented by Andi Peters.


Presenter: Andi Peters

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Charlie's Angels

Starring Kate Jackson ,
Farrah Fawcett-Majors and Jaclyn Smith.
Angels on Wheels. Jill goes undercover to investigate the mysterious death ofaskater.


Unknown: Kate Jackson
Unknown: Farrah Fawcett-Majors
Unknown: Jaclyn Smith.

: Cartoon

: Pebble Mill - Summer in the City

Ross King presents an entertainment extravaganza from the Birmingham Hippodrome.

: Neighbours


: Going for Gold

Last semi-final of the European quiz presented by Henry Kelly.
A Reg Grundy production for BBC TV
CONTESTANTS: to take part, write to [Address removed]


Presenter: Henry Kelly
Unknown: Reg Grundy

: Come in Spinner

Conclusion of a two-part film drama.
Claire's confrontation with Nigel forces her to choose a dangerous course,
Guinea comes to the aid of her errant sister and Deb's future is far from clear. (For parti and castsee Tuesday at2. 15pm)

: The Bots Master

With Toby Anstis and Ratz.
Animated fun.


Unknown: Toby Anstis

: Spirit Rider

Last in the live action adventure series.
A confrontation leaves Paul andjesse fighting for their lives.

: Newsround

: Record Breakers

Amazing feats, presented by Roy Castle , Cheryl Baker and Kriss Akabusi.


Presented By: Roy Castle
Presented By: Cheryl Baker
Presented By: Kriss Akabusi.

: Neighbours

Craig makes a fool out of Rick - who vows revenge.

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford andJillDando.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Anna Ford

: Top of the Pops

Chart show featuring today's hits and pre-chart exclusives. Producer Ric Blaxill


Producer: Ric Blaxill

: EastEnders

Arthur's birthday brings him mixed blessings, and Phil makes an unwelcome discovery. (Omnibus edition is next Sunday)

: Commonwealth Games Grandstand

A preview of the 15th
Commonwealth Games, which Her Majesty the Queen will officially open later tonight in Victoria, Canada.
This programme recalls the greatest moments of the games, pinpoints this year's likely stars and talks to key participants and the President of the Commonwealth Games, HRH the Prince Edward.
On your marks for the Commonwealth Games


Food Fights
"Ifyou eat your dinner, you can have pudding." How many people remember that bribe as a child? And how many repeat it to their own offspring? Yet an apparently innocent remark like that can be the start of a vicious circle of feeding difficulties in children.
Food Fights looks at parents' attitude towards children's eating habits by focusing on one family, the Marklews.
Their 3-year-old son [text removed] has eaten very little for the last year and his parents are particularly anxious because he has had a heart operation.
This documentary picks up the Marklews' story with their first visit to psychologist
Gill Harris , whose advice seems to contradict fundamental beliefs.
SelinaMacnair Senes producer Tim Haines
An Eye to Eye production for BBCtv
BOOKLET: send a cheque forf 2.50. payable to BBC Education, to [address removed]


Unknown: Gill Harris
Director: SelinamacNair Senes
Producer: Tim Haines
Unknown: Dr Mark Porter

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: French and Saunders

This week, Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders are in bed with two Madonnas and pay tribute to Fleetwood Mac.
Director Bob Spiers ; Producer Jon Plowman


Unknown: Jennifer Saunders
Director: Bob Spiers
Producer: Jon Plowman

: To Catch a Killer

As if this was a nightmarish, real-life episode of Columbo, we know "whodunit" at the outset.
Chicago building contractor
John Wayne Gacy was executed by lethal injection in May, having been on Death Row since 1980.
He was charged with an unprecedented series of murders of young men - 33 in all - carried out in the 1970s.
Most of the victims were buried beneath his suburban house.
Some of them, employed by Gacy to cut trenches for underground pipework, had actually been digging their own graves before being tortured and strangled.
This two-part thriller, concluded tomorrow at
9.30pm, sees Detective Joe Kozenczak beginning a grisly cat-and-mouse game with Gacy when the latter, a pillar of the community and tireless charity worker, is connected with the latest disappearance.
The film is cased very closely on the Gacy case and was made while he was still in prison. It is built around a remarkable and icy performance by Brian Dennehy as the "regular guy" who was concealing the most horrid of secret lives.
(For cast see tomorrow at 9.30pm)


Unknown: John Wayne Gacy
Unknown: Joe Kozenczak
Unknown: Brian Dennehy

: The Stand-Up Show

"There are no neon-lit steps. It's just the comedian, his comedy and the audience," promises Claudia Lloyd, producer of this pilot programme which provides a new showcase for stand-up comedians. Barry Cryer introduces the cream of the club circuit's entertainers, most of whom are making their first appearance on network television. Tonight's stand-up stars are Phill Jupitus, "Bernard Right-On" (John Thompson as a politically correct version of Bernard Manning) and Phil Kay.
Director Peter Howitt


Presenter/comedian: Barry Cryer
Comedian: Phill Jupitus
Comedian: John Thompson
Comedian: Phil Kay
Producer: Claudia Lloyd
Director: Peter Howitt

: Commonwealth Games Grandstand

With all the familiar pageantry, the Commonwealth uames - the Friendly Games - open in Victoria, Canada, today. It was Canada that hosted the very first such celebration of Commonwealth sport in 1930, when Hamilton was the venue.
This year there will be much interest in the return of South
Africa to Commonwealth competition, and followers of the teams from Britain will hope that stars such as England's Linford Christie and Sally Gunnell and Wales's Colin
Jackson have enough in the energy bank for such an important event after a particularly busy season.
England top the all-time medal table with 1,156 (420 of them gold) but this could change in Canada - Australia's bag since 1930 is just three medals lighter. Introduced by Sue Barker. Executive producer Martin Hopkins Editor Brian Barwick


Unknown: Linford Christie
Unknown: Sally Gunnell
Introduced By: Sue Barker.
Editor: Brian Barwick

: Weather

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