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: Business Breakfast

With Paul Burden and Sara Coburn.
Timetable on Tuesday


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Sara Coburn.

: Breakfast News

With Justin Webb and Juliet Morris.
VE Day Memories: a present for a Geord ie in India. Timetable on Tuesday.


Unknown: Justin Webb
Unknown: Juliet Morris.

: Swat Kats


: Why Don't You?

Featuring young astronomer Victoria Moss and Rupinder Panester plays the sitar. (Stereo)


Unknown: Victoria Moss
Unknown: Rupinder Panester

: News

Regional News; Weather

: The Morning on BBC1

Introduced by Mo Dutta.
10.05 EastEnders - the Early Days
Arthur jumps to conclusions over Michelle's relationship with Lofty.
Written by Bill Lyons For cast see Wednesday

10.35 Good Morning....with Anne and Nick
Featuring cookery with Ainsley Harriott, Dr Mark Porter's medical desk, Where
There's a Will with Will Hanrahan, Room for Improvement with Katherine Wood, and Jeni Barnett discovers more secrets of eternal youth. And at 11.00 News Subtitled; Regional News; Weather.
See Dr Mark Porter : see page 40

12.00 News, Regional News; Weather

12.05pm Pebble Mill
With Alan Titchmarsh


Introduced By: Mo Dutta
Writer: Bill Lyons
Presenter: Ainsley Harriott
Unknown: Dr Mark Porter
Unknown: Katherine Woods
Unknown: Jeni Barnett
Unknown: Dr Mark Porter
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Neighbours

Details at 5.35pm. Stereo Subtitled .....

: Going for Gold

European quiz.
Competition Line: [number removed] (39p per min cheap rate; 49p per min other times). To be a contestant, write to: [Address removed].

: Charro!

Western starring Elvis Presley
Reformed gunman Jess Wade is lured to a Mexican bordertown where he discovers he has been framed forthe theft of a gun.
Director Charles Marquis Warren (1969)
FILM REVIEWS pages 49-60


Unknown: Elvis Presley
Unknown: Jess Wade
Director: Charles Marquis Warren
Jess Wade: Elvis Presley
Tracy: Ina Balin
Sara Ramsey: Barbara Werle
Marcie: Lynn Kellogg
Vince: Victor French

: Monty

3.50 Animation. Stereo ...

: Why Did the Chicken?

Game show, hosted by Mark Evans.
COMPETITION: send answers to Why Did the Chicken? PO Box 900, London, W12 6WW.


Presenter: Mark Evans

: Speed Racer

Animated adventures of a boy and his car.

: The Ant and Dec Show

This week's guests are Rod Hull and Emu and Songstress Sonia. Stereo


Unknown: Rod Hull

: Newsround

: The Machine Gunners

Fourth episode of a six-part series set in war-time Tyneside. Chas and his mates take the pilot of a German bomber hostage. With Shaun Taylor , Tony Saint, Debbie Breen. AlastairCraig, Andrew Craig. Written by Robert Westall ; dramatised by William Corlett


Unknown: Shaun Taylor
Unknown: Debbie Breen.
Unknown: Andrew Craig.
Written By: Robert Westall
Dramatised By: William Corlett

: Neighbours

Dave decides to hit the road. Debbie encounters criticism.
Shown at 1.30pm. For cast see Wednesday

: Six O'Clock News

With John Humphrys and Jill Dando. Subtitled
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Jill Dando.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Regional news magazine

See Tuesday for details

: Top of the Pops

A rundown of the UK charts, with the latest hits and pre-chart sounds.
TOP OF THE POPS - THE MAGAZINE: price £1.25, on sale now from newsagents.


Producer: Ric Blaxill

: EastEnders

The wedding bells are ringing but Ruth finds she has mixed emotions on her big day.
See today's choices.
This week's episodes written by Jeff Povey ; Producer Nicholas Hicks-Beach ; Director Philip Casson Omnibus edition next Sunday


Writer: Jeff Povey
Producer: Nicholas Hicks-Beach
Director: Philip Casson
Michelle Fowler: Susan Tully
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Mark Fowler: Todd Carty
Ruth Aitken: Caroline Paterson
Pauline Fowler: Wendy Richard
Geoff Barnes: David Roper
Hugh Aitken: Donald Douglas
Maureen Aitken: Sandra Clark
Registrar: James McClure
Vicki Fowler: Samantha Leigh Martin
John Aitken: Gary Cross
Susan Aitken: Morag Brownlie
Hamish: Gordon Cameron
Violet: Pamela Kelly

: Wildlife on One

Night of the Leopard
Exploringthe life of African leopards who thrive in the dead of night. A new video camera allows their world to be experienced on film as they use the darkness to hunt. Narrated by David Attenborough. See today's choices. Producer Amanda Barrett ; Series producer
Keith Scholey * The leopard - spotted!: page 23


Unknown: David Attenborough.
Producer: Amanda Barrett
Producer: Keith Scholey

: Crown Prosecutor

A drama series set in a local crown prosecution office. Marty and Lenny find themselves prosecuting cases where their loyalties could be divided. Meanwhile, Sheila is put into a difficult position with the police.
Episode written by Nick Collins
Producer Esta Charkham ; Director Henry Foster Repeated tomorrow at 1.50pm


Written By: Nick Collins
Producer: Esta Charkham
Ben Campbell: David Daker
Sheila Cody: Deborah Grant
Lenny Monk: Tom Chadb0n
Marty James: Michael Praed
Nina Fisher-Holmes: Paris Jefferson
Jackie South: Jessica Stevenson
Eric Jackson: Shaun Parkes
Alex Richardson: Michael Hobbs
John Maslowska: Roger Sloman
MrKapoor: Renu Setna
Peter Temple: John Wheatley
Raj Kapoor: Navin Chowdhry
Magistrate: Tony Osoba
Yasmin Khan: Kim Vithana
Celia Williams: Amanda Symonds
Barry Ryan: Barrie Rutter
Neville Osborn: Conleth Hill
Derek Middleton: Ian Redford
Mrs Gardner: Pamela Cundell

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk. Subtitled Regional News
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Absolutely Fabulous: Sex

Edina turns her attention to the bedroom and Patsy comes up with the idea that she and Eddy should host an orgy.
See today's choices.

Absolutely Fabulous
9.30pm BBC1
"I've spent a fortune in my life trying to get in touch with my private parts." Despite the 60s, Edina has never really "done sex" and Patsy, like the good friend she is, takes it upon herself to take Edina for a walk on the wild side. They decide to hire a couple of men for the evening - daughter Saffy being safely ensconsced at an lecture on genetics and ethics. Disaster ensues and it is a toss-up whether it's mother or daughter who is the more embarrassed. Frenetically paced and full of wildly funny one-liners, the series shows no signs of running out of steam.


Writer: Jennifer Saunders
Director: Bob Spiers
Producer: Jon Plowman
Edina Monsoon: Jennifer Saunders
Patsy Stone: Joanna Lumley
Saffron Monsoon: Julia Sawalha
Bubble: Jane Horrocks
Mother: June Whitfield
Christopher: James Dreyfus
David: Ian Gelder
Hilton: Idris Elba
Geoff: Andrew Loudon
Sarah: Naoko Mori
Caroline: Caroline Waldron
Boys: Lee Walters
Boys: Ben Soames

: Men Behaving Badly: Casualties

Deborah decides she needs a change and plans to sell her flat and travel around Asia. Gary and Tony try to persuade her to stay.
With Martin Clunes, Neil Morrissey, Leslie Ash, Caroline Quentin.


Writer: Simon Nye
Director: Martin Dennis
Producer: Beryl Vertue
Gary: Martin Clunes
Tony: Neil Morrissey
Deborah: Leslie Ash
Dorothy: Caroline Quentin

: Clive James's Postcard from Sydney

Clive James returns after over 30 years to his home town to see how it has changed. Sydney has become a cosmopolitan city with skyscrapers competingfor attention with the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. James samples Australian chardonnay, seafood and the beach life.
Producer Elaine Bedell ; Series producer
RichardDrewett Rpt Subtitled ....


Unknown: Clive James
Producer: Elaine Bedell

: Football

Highlights from this evening's
European Cup Winners' Cup semi-final second leg between Chelsea and Spanish club Real Zaragoza. Chelsea trail 3-0 from the first leg

: The Good Wife

Drama starring
Rachel Ward ,
Bryan Brown Australia 1939: Marge Hills is a dissatisfied housewife. All the years of frustration boil up into an obsession when a debonair newcomerdisturbs the smalltown calm. With Sam Neill , Steven Vidler and Jennifer Claire.
Director Ken Cameron (1986) Stereo .... # FILM REVIEWS pages 49-60


Unknown: Rachel Ward
Unknown: Bryan Brown
Unknown: Marge Hills
Unknown: Sam Neill
Unknown: Steven Vidler
Unknown: Jennifer Claire.
Director: Ken Cameron

: Weather

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