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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 in Australia for the General Election, and Sara Coburn in London. Timetable on Monday Subtitled.


Unknown: Justin Webb
Unknown: Sara Coburn

: Breakfast News Extra

With Juliet Morris.
For details see Monday


Unknown: Juliet Morris.

: The Morning on BBC1

9.20 Can't Cook Won't Cook
Two more reluctant cooks are challenged by chef Kevin Woodford.
9.45 Kilroy
Topical studio discussion with Robert Kilroy-Silk. Stereo ...
10.30 Good Morning....with Anne and Nick
Magazine programme with Anne Diamond and Nick Owen. Today, Ainsiey Harriott shares more cookery tips, NickyTaylor looks at the world of fashion, and Deidre Sanders discusses another family dilemma. And at 11.00 News, Regional News, Weather.


Unknown: Kevin Woodford.
Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk
Unknown: Anne Diamond
Unknown: Nick Owen.
Unknown: Ainsiey Harriott
Unknown: Deidre Sanders

: News Regional News; Weather

12.05pm Turnabout
Quiz game testing word power and vocabulary. With Rob Curling.
12.30 Going for a Song
Michael Parkinson tests teams led by Mariella Frostrup and Tony Slattery on their knowledge of antiques. Expert
Eric Knowles provides the facts. Stereo..


Song: Michael Parkinson
Unknown: Mariella Frostrup
Unknown: Tony Slattery
Unknown: Eric Knowles

: Neighbours

(Details at 5.35pm)

: Pebble Mill

With Alan Titchmarsh.


Presenter: Alan Titchmarsh

: The Flying Doctors: Dirty Linen

While Penny struggles to combat a strike in the hospital laundry, a new romance is blossoming for her boyfriend Steve. Meanwhile, Dr Standish has to deal with the planned closure of the hospital.

: Children's BBC: The Morph Files

Claymation antics with the lovable Morph.


Narrator: Neil Morrissey

: Children's BBC: Dinobabies

Animation about a group of young dinosaurs

: Children's BBC: Highlander

Futuristic animation series. Quentin MacLeod continues his quest to save the human race.

: Children's BBC: The Web

In the first of two special virtual reality programmes, Michaela Strachan takes a cyber safari into the natural world. In Borneo, an orang-utan helps a girl do the washing; in Madagascar, a girl from Jersey fights to save threatened lemurs; and back on The Web, Michaela meets a truck-sized tarantula.

Postal address: The Web, [address removed]; E-mail address: [email address removed]; World Wide Web: [web address removed]
(The Really Wild Show returns on 14 March)


Presenter: Michaela Strachan

: Children's BBC: Grange Hill

Robyn's extra help with maths takes an unexpected turn.
(For cast see Tuesday at 5.10pm)

: Neighbours

Susan takes time off from Danni and Mal's problems to reflect on her own.
(Shown at 1.40pm)
(For cast see Wednesday)

: Six O'Clock News

With Nicholas Witchell and Jill Dando.
Weather Rob McElwee


Newsreader: Nicholas Witchell
Newsreader: Jill Dando
Weather presenter: Rob McElwee

: Regional news magazine

For details see Monday

: Top of the Pops

The latest hits in the UK charts, with exclusive live performances, pre-chart sounds and new videos.
Top of the Pops - The Magazine: price £1.25, on sale now from newsagents.
(A Top of the Pops special - the Great British Song Contest can be seen tomorrow at 8.00pm)


Director: John L Spencer
Producer: Ric Blaxill

: EastEnders

Roy is faced with an uninvited guest at his party and Pat falls apart. Nigel receives a surprising offer.
(For cast see Tuesday; Omnibus edition next Sunday)

: Alien Empire: Battlezone

A journey into the world of insects.

Insects have long been involved in a rigni to eat and not get eaten. The remarkable way in which their own particular arms race has developed over 400 million years is the subject of tonight's programme.
See today's choices.
(Stereo) (Subtitled)
BBC Book and Video: of Allen Empire are available from retailers.


Narrator: John Shrapnel
Producer: Peter Bassett
Series Producer: Steve Nicholls

: The Detectives: Back to Class

The spoof detective comedy series.

Briggs and Louis have managed to murder the last remaining female Galapagos white-flippered turtle on the planet. In an attempt to get away from the heat, they bravely volunteer to investigate a drugs scandal involving the sixth-form pupils at an exclusive girls' public school.


Writer: Steve Knight
Writer: Mike Whitehill
Director: Graeme Harper
Producer: Nic Phillips
Bob Louis: Jasper Carrott
Dave Briggs: Robert Powell
Superintendent Cottam: George Sewell
Dr Pete: Lee Cornes
Headteacher: Sarah Crowden
Camilla: Cathy Sara
Mr Hawthorne: Stephen Churchett
Vet: Graham Root
Tatiana: Jessica Marshall-Gardiner
Jo: Jo Grant
Claire: Tamzie Duarte-Agyeman
Sarah: Suzi Pollock
School girl: Jessica Fox
School girl: Sarah Harris
Newsround presenter: Julie Etchingham

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Rob McElwee


Newsreader: Michael Buerk
Weather presenter: Rob McElwee

: French and Saunders

Comedy sketch series written by and starring Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders.
Including a visit to a very upmarket art gallery, a version of the Ken and Emma story, and a guest appearance by Michael Praed.
Last of the current series.
See today's choices.


Writer/Comedienne: Dawn French
Writer/Comedienne: Jennifer Saunders
Guest: Michael Praed
Director: John Birkin
Producer: Jon Plowman

: Crimewatch UK

This month, help is needed to solve the murder of 52-year-old retired teacher Joy Hewer, a religious woman who lived on her own in Walthamstow, London. Also, police in Hampshire are desperate to identify the man who raped a woman in Southampton on 6 January. If you have any information on any of the crimes featured in this programme, ring Crimewatch UK free on [number removed].
Crimewatch UK Update is at 11.50pm.
Presented by Nick Ross and Jill Dando.
See today's choices.
Further Details: Ceefax page


Presenter: Nick Ross
Presenter: Jill Dando
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Series Producer: Seetha Kumar

: Question Time with David Dimbleby

Tonight's programme of topical argument and debate on controversial issues of the day comes from Norwich, where David Dimbleby invites the studio audience to put questions to leading politicians and other public figures. The panel includes shadow Education and Employment Secretary David Blunkett, and Dr Bridget Ogilvie of the Wellcome Trust.
Audience: to join Question Time for future programmes phone [number removed]


Presenter: David Dimbleby
Panellist: David Blunkett
Panellist: Dr Bridget Ogilvie
Director: Laurence Vulliamy
Series Editor: Christopher Capron

: Crimewatch UK Update

The latest news.

: Jake Speed

Comedy adventure starring Wayne Crawford

When young Maureen Winston is abducted while on holiday in Hans, her family decides that the only man who can get her back is Jake Speed, the handsome hero of a series of paperback novels. So when the seemingly fictitious hero suddenly offers his services, the family flies off to Africa to meet the rugged adventurer.
(1986, 15)
See Films: pages 44-47


Director: Andrew Lane
Jake Speed: Wayne Crawford
Desmond Floyd: Dennis Christopher
Margaret Winston: Karen Kopins
Sid: John Hurt
Pop: Leon Ames
Maurice: Roy London
Wendy: Donna Pescow
Lawrence: Barry Primus

: Weather

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