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: Business Breakfast

With Sara Coburn and Nick Wood.
Timetable on Monday


Unknown: Sara Coburn
Unknown: Nick Wood.

: Breakfast News

With Justin Webb and Sara Coburn. Timetable on Monday


Unknown: Justin Webb
Unknown: Sara Coburn.

: Children's BBC: Smart

The latest ways to help you make exciting pictures with everyday objects.
(Rpt) (Stereo)

: Children's BBC: X-Men

(Rpt) (Stereo)

: The Reluctant Cook

Su Pollard gets to grips with some simple nouvelle cuisine.


Presenter: Su Pollard

: Timekeepers

Quiz with Bill Dod.


Presenter: Bill Dod

: TalkAbout

Viewers have their say on news stories.
Phone Line: [number removed] (calls charged at local rate).

Including at 12.00 News; Regional News; Weather

: The Vet: Life and Death

The first of a daily seven-part series.

A day in the life of George Rafferty, long-serving and energetic country vet in the Scottish Highlands.


Subject: George Rafferty

: Neighbours

(Details at 5.35pm) (Stereo)

: Turnabout

Wordpower quiz.

: Something Big

Comedy western starring Dean Martin

Bandit Joe Baker is determined to do one last job before he retires - and he's planning something big! (1971)

Film Reviews pages 45-50


Director: Andrew V McLaglen
Joe Baker: Dean Martin
Colonel Morgan: Brian Keith
Mary Anna Morgan: Honor Blackman
Dover MacBride: Carol White
Jesse Bookbinder: Ben Johnson
Johnny Cobb: Albert Salmi
Tommy MacBride: Don Knight

: Cartoon

: Children's BBC: Bump in the Night

Clay animation.

: Children's BBC: It'll Never Work

This week, how to design a one-woman flying machine, and the scientists who take extra-terrestrials seriously. With Sally Gray, Angela Lamont and Jez Nelson.


Presenter: Sally Gray
Presenter: Angela Lamont
Presenter: Jez Nelson

: Children's BBC: Byker Grove

The first episode of a 20-part drama series. Jemma heads for stardom as new residents move into her old house.


Writer: Matthew Graham
Anna: Claire Graham
Jemma: Nicola Ewart
Angel: Vicky Taylor
Jean: Patricia Jones
Alfie: Andrew Smith
Flora: Kerryann Christiansen
Frew: Luke Dale
Peter: Gez Casey

: Neighbours

Carried away by the effects of a kiss, Rick gives the cold-shoulder to Cody. It seems Annalise may have mis-read Lou's odd behaviour, perhaps Cheryl should be worried.
(Shown at 1.30pm)
(For cast see Wednesday)

: Six O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis and Moira Stuart.
Weather Peter Cockroft


Newsreader: Martyn Lewis
Newsreader: Moira Stuart
Weather presenter: Peter Cockroft

: Regional news magazine

(See Monday for details)

: That's Showbusiness!

Tonight's edition of the entertainment quiz show features two old friends in John Bowler and Liza Tarbuck. They are challenged by EastEnders' actress Michelle Collins and comedian Lee Hurst. Hosted by Mike Smith.


Presenter: Mike Smith
Panellist: John Bowler
Panellist: Liza Tarbuck
Panellist: Michelle Collins
Panellist: Lee Hurst
Director: John Rooney
Producer: Nichola Hegarty

: EastEnders

Sam tries her hand at pulling pints behind the bar of the Queen Vic, and receives some unexpected attention from Ricky. David attempts to turn the tables on Grant and Phil by contemplating thoughts of blackmail.
(For cast see Thursday)
(Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Summer Holiday

Jill Dando and Monty Don present the guide to the season's holidays.
Jumoke joins 145 children on a family activity holiday in Halkidiki, Greece. The all-inclusive package boasts non-stop sport and entertainment; Diana Madill enjoys a farm holiday in Devon; David Matthew investigates howa multi-million pound investment has given a fresh look to Benidorm; and Lynda Bryans finds out how to get the best deals on Channel crossings. Series producer Nick Vaughan-Barratt
* See This Week: page 8


Unknown: Jill Dando
Unknown: Monty Don
Unknown: Diana Madill
Unknown: David Matthew
Unknown: Lynda Bryans
Producer: Nick Vaughan-Barratt

: Auntie's Sporting Bloomers

Terry Wogan plunders the BBC archives to present a collection of sporting mishaps. Weightlifters for whom it all proved too much and the curious case of Jimmy Hill, failed show jumper.
Impressionist Alistair McGowan gives the inside story of the BBC's football coverage, Ski Sunday's David Vine tells tales of the piste and former boxer Barry McGuigan provides a totally unreliable guide for the aspiring pugilist. All this, and Ravel's Bolero as never performed by Torvill and Dean. Director Jeremy Connor ; Producer Tom Webber


Presenter: Terry Wogan Unknown: Jimmy Hill
Unknown: Alistair McGowan
Unknown: David Vine
Unknown: Barry McGuigan
Director: Jeremy Connor
Produxcer: Tom Webber

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Peter Cockroft


Newsreader: Michael Buerk
Weather presenter: Peter Cockroft

: One Foot in the Grave: Dreamland

Margaret is haunted by a nightmare that suggests that she is planning to murder Victor.


Writer: David Renwick
Director/Producer: Susan Belbin
Victor Meldrew: Richard Wilson
Margaret Meldrew: Annette Crosbie
Mrs Warboys: Doreen Mantle
Nick Swainey: Owen Brenman
Tramp: Enn Reitel

: QED: Talking to Horses

An insight into a revolutionary technique for "breaking" horses, as devised and practised by Californian Monty Roberts. His unorthodox methods have now been introduced to Britain and have earned him support from a surprising quarter.
See today's choices.


Subject: Monty Roberts
Producer: Nicola Shearer
Series Editor: Lorraine Heggessey

: Ruby's Health Quest: Fitness

Ruby Wax's series on health.

Ruby looks at some of the different ways people attempt to reach peaks of physical fitness, from joining trainee paratroopers to teaming up with the Arsenal football side.
See today's choices.
World Wide Web: [web address removed]
BBC Book: Ruby's Health Quest, by Dr Alan Maryon Davis. price £5.99, from booksellers.


Presenter: Ruby Wax
Director: Don Boyd
Series Producer: Barry Lynch

: You Decide - with Paxman

Jeremy Paxman presents the programme in which the audience debates on a topical issue. Paxman then argues the opposing view, trying to overturn the result. The last word comes from a live phone-in vote.


Presenter: Jeremy Paxman
Producer: David Lancaster
Producer: Isabelle Rowley
Editor: Nick Hayes

: Signpost to Murder

Thriller starring Joanne Woodward, Stuart Whitman

Having spent ten years in an asylum, convicted killer Alex Forrester escapes and takes refuge in the secluded house of unhappily married Molly Thomas, whose husband is away. Before long, the pair become attracted to each other. Forrester claims to be sane and innocent, but suspicions are aroused when another murder comes to light.
(1964) (B/W)
Film Reviews pages 45-50


Director: George Englund
Molly Thomas: Joanne Woodward
Alex Forrester: Stuart Whitman
Dr Mark Fleming: Edward Mulhare
Mrs Barnes: Joyce Worsley
Supt Bickley: Leslie Denison
Dr Graham: Murray Matheson
Vicar: Alan Napier
Rogers: Hedley Mattingly
Auntie: Carol Veazie

: Weather

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