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: Business Breakfast

Paul Burden and Sara Coburn present the programme from the Chamber of Commerce annual conference in Aberdeen. Timetable on Tuesday


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Sara Coburn

: Breakfast News

With Justin Webb and Jennie Bond. Timetable on Tuesday


Unknown: Justin Webb
Unknown: Jennie Bond.

: The Morning on BBC1

Introduced by Mo Dutta.
9.05 Kilroy Debate.
10.00 News
Regional News; Weather
10.05 EastEnders - the Early Days Lou scotches Pauline and Arthur's chances of getting re-housed.
Written by Tony McHale 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 Katheri ne Woods, and Jeni Barnett discovers more secrets of youth. And at 11.00 News Subtitled;
Regional News; Weather. Stereo. * Dr Mark Porter : see page 55
12.00 News
Regional News; Weather
12.05pm Pebble Mill With guests Crystal Gayle and Rita Coolidge.
12.50 Regional News; Weather


Introduced By: Mo Dutta.
Written By: Tony McHale
Unknown: Ainsley Harriott
Unknown: Dr Mark Porter
Unknown: Jeni Barnett
Unknown: Dr Mark Porter
Unknown: Rita Coolidge.

: Neighbours

Details at 5.35pm. Stereo Subtitled ....

: Going for Gold

European quiz. Stereo .... COMPETITION LINE: [number removed] (39p per min cheap rate; 49p per min other times). To be a contestant, write to: [address removed]

: For the First Time

Musical starring Mario Lanza
Opera starTonio Costa is one of the world's greatest soloists - and the most self-centred. Will true love tame the temperamental tenor?
Director Rudolph Maté (1959).... # FILM REVIEWS pages 65-70


Unknown: Mario Lanza
Director: Rudolph Maté
Tonio Tony Costa: Mario Lanza
Christa Bruckner: Johanna von Koczian
Gloria deVadnuz: Zsa Zsa Gabor
Ladislas Tabory: Kurt Kasznar
Professor Albert Bruckner: Hans Sohnker

: Pingu


: Why Did the Chicken?

Game show, hosted by Mark Evans. COMPETITION: send answers to Why Did the Chicken? PO Box 900, London W 1 2 6WW.


Unknown: Mark Evans.

: Speed Racer

Animated adventures of a boy and his car.

: The Ant and Dec Show

This week's guests include Su Pollard , Mr Motivator and Baywatch star Jaason Simmons.


Unknown: Su Pollard
Unknown: Mr Motivator
Unknown: Jaason Simmons.

: Newsround

: Escape from Jupiter

First of a 13-partlive action series. When a volcano erupts on the Jupiter moon of lo, a group of children and their parents head for planet Earth on a derelict space station.


Duffy: Steve Bisley
Professor Ingessol: Arthur Dignam
Gerard: Justin Rosniak
Michael: Daniel Taylor
Kumiko: Anna Choy
Kingston: Abraham Forsyth

: Neighbours

The WillisfamilyfearforZac and Helen has a run-in with the police.
Shown at 1.30pm. For cast see Wednesday

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Jill Dando.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Jill Dando.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Regional news magazine

See Tuesday for details

: Top of the Pops

Chart-topper Celine Dion previews her latest single, plus a rundown of all the UK charts and pre-chart sounds.
TOP OF THE POPS - THE MAGAZINE: price £1.25 on sale now from newsagents.


Singer: Celine DionDirector: Claire Winyard
Producer: Ric Blaxill

: EastEnders

Lydia gets a shock when Della and Binnie write her a reference, and Robbie gets a dose of reality when Carol examines his job prospects.
This week's episodes written by Matthew Graham ; Producer Nicholas Hicks-Beach ; Director Chris Miller Omnibus edition next Sunday


Writer: Matthew Graham
Producer: Nicholas Hicks-Beach
Director: Chris Miller
Ian Beale: Adam Woodyatt
Phil Mitchell: Steve McFadden
Kathy Mitchell: Gillian Taylforth
Cindy Beale: Michelle Collins
David Wicks: Michael French
Ricky Butcher: Sid Owen
Carol Jackson: Lindsey Coulson
Alan Jackson: Howard Antony
Bianca Jackson: Patsy Palmer
Peggy Mitchell: Barbara Windsor
Grant Mitchell: Ross Kemp
Michelle Fowler: Susan Tully
Nigel Bates: Paul Bradley
Debbie Bates: Nicola Duffett
Clare Tyler: Gemma Bissix
Stan Dougan: Jack Chissick
Della Alexander: Michelle Joseph
Binnie Roberts: Sophie Langham
Lydia: Marlaine Gordon
Steve Elliot: Mark Monero
Pauline Fowler: Wendy Richard
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Mark Fowler: Todd Carty
Ruth Fowler: Caroline Paterson
Sanjay Kapoor: Deepak Verma
Gita Kapoor: Shobu Kapoor
Robbie Jackson: Dean Gaffney
Blossom Jackson: Mona Hammond
Ethel Skinner: Gretchen Franklin

: Wildlife on One Rainbow Warriors

Chameleons are known for their quick colour changes but new research has discovered that they use their vibrant patterns as a means of communication in courtship and battle. Narrated by David Attenborough. See today's choices. Producer Melinda Barker ; Series producer
Keith Scholey * Look Who's Talking: page 28


Unknown: David Attenborough.
Producer: Melinda Barker
Producer: Keith Scholey

: Paul Merton's Life of Comedy

School Days. The second programme in the series in which Paul Merton recalls moments of his life with the help of classic comedy clips. Tonight features ten-year-old Paul's recollections of Mike Yarwood ,
John Cleese , PeterCook and Dudley Moore. With Timothy Bateson , Tilly Vosburgh and Richard Davies.
Director Sylvie Boden ; Producer Graham Stuart


Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Mike Yarwood
Unknown: John Cleese
Unknown: Dudley Moore.
Unknown: Timothy Bateson
Unknown: Richard Davies.
Director: Sylvie Boden
Producer: Graham Stuart

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk. Subtitled Regional News
Weather John Kettley ...................


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Absolutely Fabulous: The End

The last episode of the comedy series starring Jennifer Saunders, and Joanna Lumley who won this year's Bafta for best comedy performance.
Mother finds herself home alone with the cable shopping channel.

See today's choices.
See This Week: page


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
Ben: Kevin Allen
Diane: Mossie Smith
Magda: Kathy Burke
Candy: Ruby Wax
Gina: Suzanne Bertish
Sante: Sean Chapman
Bo: Mo Gaffney
Cable TV presenter: Josie Lawrence

: Men Behaving Badly: Marriage

Gary proposes to Dorothy when he's drunk, then regrets it later. But Tony is wooing Deborah in a more unconventional way. Last in the series.

(Rpt) (Stereo) (Subtitled)


Writer: Simon Nye
Director: Martin Dennis
Producer: Beryl Vertue
Gary: Martin Clunes
Tony: Neil Morrissey
Deborah: Leslie Ash
Dorothy: Caroline Quentin
George: Ian Lindsay
Anthea: Valerie Minifie
Ray: Robin Kermode

: Question Time with David Dimbleby

Tonight's programme comes from
Caemarfon. Guests include Conservative
MP Neil Hamilton , MEPGIenys Kinnock and Plaid Cymru MP Elfyn Uwyd. Director Laurence Vulliamy ; Series editor
Christopher Capron


Unknown: Neil Hamilton
Unknown: Mepgienys Kinnock
Unknown: Elfyn Uwyd.
Director: Laurence Vulliamy
Editor: Christopher Capron

: Sins of the Mother

Chiller based on a true story, starring Elizabeth Montgomery
A predator stalks a quiet suburb.
He's stylish and charming, but underneath he's violent, deceptive and dominated by his evil mother.
Director John K Patterson (1991) + FILM REVIEWS pages 65-70


Unknown: Elizabeth Montgomery
Director: John K Patterson
RuthCoe: Elizabeth Montgomery
Kevin Coe: Dale Midkiff
Gordon Coe: Richard Roat
Liz Trent: Talia Balsam
Gini Perham: Heather Fairfield
Jay Williams: Jerry Bossard

: Weather

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