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: Business Breakfast

With Paul Burden and Sara Coburn.
Timetable on Monday


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Sara Coburn.

: Breakfast News

With Justin Webb and Sally Magnusson. VE Day Memories: wartime paperboys of SOUthport. Timetable on Monday


Unknown: Justin Webb
Unknown: Sally Magnusson.

: Swat Kats

: Why Don't You?

More ideas and fun, including poetry, a sausage surprise recipe, and a London rapper.

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Regional News; Weather

: The Morning on BBC1

Introduced by Mo Dutta.
10.05 EastEnders - the Early Days Tony has a bitter argument. Written by Gilly Fraser ; For cast see Wednesday
10.35 Good Morning....with Anne and Nick Featuring agony aunt Deidre Sanders, cookery with Ainsley Harriott, Garden Guru with Anthony Henn, and John Leslie meets more unsung heroes of sport. At 11.00 News Subtitled and Weather;
Regional News; Weather. Stereo . TELEPHONE: (24 hours): [number removed]. or write to Good Morning. PO Box 5500. Birmingham B5 7AN.
12.00 News and Weather Subtitled (news)
Regional News; Weather
12.05pm Pebble Mill Presented by Gloria Hunniford.


Introduced By: Mo Dutta
Written By: Gilly Fraser
Unknown: Deidre Sanders
Unknown: Ainsley Harriott
Unknown: Anthony Henn
Unknown: John Leslie
Presented By: Gloria Hunniford

: Neighbours

Detailsat5.35pm Stereo

: Going for Gold

European quiz.
Stereo COMPETITION LINE: [number removed] (39p per min cheap rate; 49p per min other times). For a a copy of the rules, send sae to Audiocall, [address removed]



: Perry Mason

The Case of the Defiant Daughter. A girl sets out to prove herfather's innocence when he isframed. With Raymond Burr , Barbara Hale , Robert Vaughn ,
Ken Kercheval.


Unknown: Raymond Burr
Unknown: Barbara Hale
Unknown: Robert Vaughn
Unknown: Ken Kercheval.

: Dinobabies

With Georges Drailey and Marvin P. Porcuvark.
3.30 Saurian animated madcaps,

: Fievel's American Tails


: Watt on Earth

Episode two of a 12-part science-fiction comedy-thriller. Watt wants a job.
Written by Pip and Jane Baker


Unknown: Jane Baker
Watt: Garth Napier Jones
Sean: Tom Brodie
Zoe: Jessica Simpson
Tom Ruddock: Simon Cook
Val Ruddock: Heather Wright
Jones: Michael Godley

: Maid Marian and Her Merry Men

ContinuingTony Robinson 's Robin Hood comedy. Marian seems to fall in love.


Unknown: Tony Robinson
Unknown: Robin Hood
Marian: Kate Lonergan
Robin: Wayne Morris
Barrington: Danny John-Jules
Rabies: Howard Lew Lewis
Little Ron: Mike Edmonds
King John: Forbes Collins
Sheriff: Tony Robinson

: Newsround

: The Lowdown

Today: a profile of 13-year-old American actress Anna Chlumsky, who co-starred in My Girl.
(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Contributor: Anna Chlumsky

: Neighbours

Debbie confronts Brett about his newspaper article on her illness, and Mark has an idea to add depth to his relationship with Annalise.
Shown at 1.30pm. For cast see Wednesday

: Six O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis and Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Bill Giles ...........................


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Regional news magazine

See Monday for details

: Do the Right Thing

Terry Wogan presents another moral dilemma to be resolved by viewers, star guests and the studio audience. This week comedian Tony Hawks, MP Ken Livingstone and journalist Nigella Lawson discuss the case of an aspiring MP forced to choose between safeguarding her career and helping the police with an investigation.
Viewers can have the last word on the outcome of the discussion by phoning: [number removed] for yes [number removed] for no. Calls should cost no more than 10p.


Presenter: Terry Wogan
Guest: Tony Hawks
Guest: Ken Livingstone
Guest: Nigella Lawson
Series Producer: Kevin Lygo
Executive Producer: Trish Kinane

: EastEnders

Nigel gets a promotion following his exertions around the Square.

(For cast see Thursday)

: A Question of Sport

Ian Botham is joined by John Regis , the British 200-metre record holder who has won medals in every major international event, and Robert Jones , Swansea and British Lions scrum half with more than 50 caps for Wales. On Bill Beaumont 's team is Ginny Elliot , twice World champion and three times European champion in the three-day event, and Gary McAllister , captain of Leeds United and Scotland. David Coleman asks the questions.
Plus, the first chance to enter the viewers' competition. Executive producer Mike Adley
COMPETITION LINE: [number removed] (calls cost 39p per minute cheap rate. 49p per minute at all other times). For a copy of the rules, send an sae to [address removed].


Unknown: Ian Botham
Unknown: John Regis
Unknown: Robert Jones
Unknown: British Lions
Unknown: Bill Beaumont
Unknown: Ginny Elliot
Unknown: Gary McAllister
Unknown: David Coleman
Producer: Mike Adley

: The Best of Auntie's Bloomers

Terry Wogan presents another selection of classic out-takes, catching out the likes of John Cleese, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson and Lesley Joseph.


Presenter: Terry Wogan
Director: John L. Spencer
Producer: Tom Webber

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather Bill Giles .........................


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: QED Pigeon Pie

An investigation into the question that vexes city dwellers from Stockholm to
Sydney: why are there so many pigeons? Narrated by Alexei Sayle. See today's choices.
Producer Maurice Meizak ; Series editor
Lorraine Heggessey
See This Week: page 12


Unknown: Alexei Sayle.
Producer: Maurice Meizak
Editor: Lorraine Heggessey

: Blackadder the Third: Sense and Senility

The third series of the historical comedy starring Rowan Atkinson.

The Prince Regent and Blackadder take a trip to the theatre, and the rumblings of anarchy are very close indeed.


Writer: Richard Curtis
Writer: Ben Elton
Director: Mandie Fletcher
Producer: John Lloyd
Blackadder: Rowan Atkinson
Baldrick: Tony Robinson
Prince George: Hugh Laurie
Mrs Miggins: Helen Atkinson Wood
Keanrick: Hugh Paddick
Mossop: Kenneth Connor
Anarchist: Ben Elton

: Omnibus

Jean Renoir
Concluding the two-part profile of film director Jean Renoir 's life and career.
Hollywood and Beyond. Renoir left occupied France in 1940 and began a career in Hollywood, but failed to adapt to theirways. He returned to Europe to make such films as The Golden Coach and French Cancan, but lived out his final years in a modest house in Beverly Hills. Including rare archive footage and BBC interviews with Renoir himself.
Director David Thompson ; Series editor
Nigel Williams Stereo


Unknown: Jean Renoir
Director: Jean Renoir
Unknown: Beverly Hills.
Director: David Thompson
Editor: Nigel Williams

: Words from Jerusalem

The Last Supper. Jesus explains to a reluctant Peter why he should let him wash his feet. Judas earns his 30 pieces of silver and betrays his master. Roger McGough describes an unlikely filial relationship in his new poem The Father and the Son.
The Agony in the Garden tomorrow at 11.30pm


Unknown: Roger McGough

: Sylvia

Drama starring
Eleanor David ,
Nigel Terry New Zealand, shortly after the Second World War. Keith and Sylvia Henderson arrive in an isolated community to run the local school, where Sylvia's liberated approach begins to reap rewards.
Director Michael Firth (1984) Subtitled . * FILM REVIEWS pages 47-56


Unknown: Eleanor David
Unknown: Nigel Terry
Unknown: Sylvia Henderson
Director: Michael Firth
Sylvia Henderson: Eleanor David
Aden: Nigel Terry
Keith Henderson: Tom Wilkinson
Opal: Mary Regan
Inspector Gulland: Martyn Sanderson
Inspector Bletcher: Terence Cooper
Inspector Scragg: David Letch
Vivian Wallop: Sarah Pierce

: Weather

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