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: Business Breakfast

With Paul Burden and Sara Coburn.
6.00,6.15,6.30,6.45 News; 6.25
Sport; 6.27,6.58 Regional news; 6.15
Financial papers; 6.55 Weather


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Sara Coburn.

: Breakfast News

With Justin Webb and Sally Magnusson.
7.00, 8.00 main news, with summaries every 15 minutes; 7.12, 7.40, 8.12, 8.40 Business; 7.25, 7.55, 8.25, 8.55 Weather, Regional news, Travel; 7.32,8.32 Sport.


Unknown: Justin Webb
Unknown: Sally Magnusson.

: Breakfast News Extra

Juliet Morris focuses on the day's current affairs in depth, plus, viewers' comments on today's issues. Subtitled .......... PHONE: [number removed], fax (0181)[number removed]or write to PO Box 9988. London W 12 6BN.


Unknown: Juliet Morris

: The Morning on BBC1

9.20 Can't Cook Won't Cook
Chef Ainsley Harriott challenges two more reluctant cooks. Stereo
9.45 Kilroy Daily debate. Stereo
10.30 Good Morning, with Anne and Nick. Dr Mark Porter's medical advice,
Will Hanrahan with consumer issues, Paul Ross's discovery of the Real America, and Go for It! with Lionel Blair.
At 11.00 News; Regional News; Weather. TELEPHONE (24 hours): [number removed], or write to: [Address removed]
12.00 News; Regional News; Weather
12.05pm New series Room for Improvement. Practical tips on basic DIY, and glimpses of celebrity homes.
Introduced by Denise Waterman and Sean Rafferty.
12.35 New series Going for Gold The return of the general knowledge quiz.
With Henry Kelly.


Presenter: Ainsley Harriott
Guest: Dr Mark Porter
Guest: Will Hanrahan
Unknown: Paul Ross
Unknown: Lionel Blair
Introduced By: Denise Waterman
Introduced By: Sean Rafferty
Presenter: Henry Kelly

: Neighbours

(Details at 5.35pm)
(Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Columbo: Swan Song

Country singing evangelist Tommy Brown may seem pure, but behind his smile lies a corrupt spirit that does not draw the line at murder. Columbo is on hand to dispense retribution.
(Rpt) (Subtitled)


Lt Columbo: Peter Falk
Tommy Brown: Johnny Cash
Edna Brown: Ida Lupino
Maryann: Bonnie van Dyke
Luke: William McKinney
Roland Pangborn: John Dehner

: Children's BBC: Playdays

Why Bird and Royce visit a science museum.
(Rpt) (Stereo)

: Children's BBC: Bodger and Badger

Simon has a new job, as the odd job man at a theme park.


Writer: Andy Cunningham

: Children's BBC: Alvin and the Chipmunks

The gang retell Sleeping Beauty.

: Children's BBC: Fudge

First in a 21-part American comedy, based on books by Judy Blume.
Fudge's behaviour complicates his elder brother's life.


Based on books by: Judy Blume

: Children's BBC: F O T

The return of the series of tall tales and outrageous facts.
Today's stories include the Japanese chefs who married their vegetables - but is that false or true?
(Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Children's BBC: Blue Peter

With Tim Vincent, Stuart Miles, Katy Hill and Romana D'Annunzio.

(Repeated tomorrow 8.40 am on BBC2)
(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Presenter: Tim Vincent
Presenter: Stuart Miles
Presenter: Katy Hill
Presenter: Romana D'Annunzio

: Neighbours

Brett's blind date is a living hell. Mal and Danni's argument goes public.
(Shown at 1.40pm)
(For cast see Wednesday)

: Six O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis and Moira Stuart.
Weather David Lee


Newsreader: Martyn Lewis
Newsreader: Moira Stuart
Weather presenter: David Lee

: South Today

Sally Taylor and Harry Gration present the latest news for the south of England. Plus, special features.
Editor Andy Griffee 88


Unknown: Sally Taylor
Unknown: Harry Gration
Editor: Andy Griffee

: Newsroom South East

Tim Ewart and Gwenan Edwards with news from the south east, plus sports reports from Jonathan Wills.
Editor Guy Pelham. .....88 REGIONAL PROGRAMMES


Unknown: Tim Ewart
Unknown: Gwenan Edwards
Unknown: Jonathan Wills.
Editor: Guy Pelham.

: That's Showbusiness!

The return of the entertainment panel show. Tonight, comedian Lee Hurst and starof Married for Life Susan Kyd compete against Les Dennis - host of Family Fortunes - and supercook
Ainsley Harriott. Hosted by Mike Smith. Director John Rooney ; Producer Graham BOwens


Unknown: Lee Hurst
Unknown: Life Susan Kyd
Unknown: Ainsley Harriott.
Unknown: Mike Smith.
Director: John Rooney

: Watchdog

Johnathan Maitland turns the spotlight on the best of the year's motor stories. Including a return to the subject of bull bars, a fashion accessory for cars which pose a danger to pedestrians.
(Stereo) (Subtitled)

If you have a story leave a message on the Watchdog hotline [number removed]; or you can write to Watchdog, [address removed]


Reporter: Johnathan Maitland
Editor: Steve Anderson

: EastEnders

David wakes up to his past. Ricky is back with news about Frank, and the market traders face more foul play.
(For cast see Tuesday)

: Crime Beat: Street Wise

A series which reveals the truth about combatting crime in the UK.

Street robbery is the crime Britons fear most. Even though it is relatively rare, muggings and muggers hit the headlines. Crime Beat reveals how surveillance cameras are being used to reduce street crime and how new techniques are helping to identify villains from closed-circuit television pictures. Presented by Martyn Lewis.

Further Details: available on Ceefax page XX for 24 hours after transmission


Presenter: Martyn Lewis
Series Editor: Charles Thompson

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather David Lee


Newsreader: Michael Buerk
Weather presenter: David Lee

: Panorama: Death of a Principle

Last year nearly 200 people were publicly beheaded in Saudi Arabia, yet the British Government does not criticise its closest Middle East ally. As the Home Office reconsiders its decision over the deportation of Saudi dissident Dr Mohammed Al Masari, John Ware reports on Britain's relationship with the regime.

Note: because Panorama is likely to react to the news, the above programme is liable to change.


Reporter: John Ware
Producer: Nick London
Editor: Steve Hewlett

: Splitting Heirs

Comedy starring Eric Idle, Rick Moranis

A lowly stockbroker, Tommy, is befriended by the son of the Duke of Bournemouth, Henry. But Henry is actually deceiving everyone, as the rightful heir to the Dukedom is Tommy.
(1993, 15)
See Films: pages 49-58 **


Director: Robert Young
Tommy: Eric Idle
Henry: Rick Moranis
Duchess Lucinda: Barbara Hershey
Kitty: Catherine Zeta Jones
Shadgrind: John Cleese
Angela: Sadie Frost
Butler: Stratford Johns
Mrs Bullock: Brenda Bruce
Andrews: William Franklyn
Mrs Patel: Charubala Chokshi
Jobson the doorman: Eric Sykes

: Film 96 with Barry Norman

Films under review include Woody Allen 's film Mighty Aphrodite which also stars Helena Bonham Carter; Broken Arrow, starring John Travolta and Christian Slater as pilots who become rivals when a nuclear weapon is stolen and Sgt Bilko, with Steve Martin. Plus, a report from Kirsty Young on the set of True Blue based on the 1987 Oxford-Cambridge boat race scandal, when the Oxford crew mutinied after an oarsman was sacked.
See Barry Norman: page 46


Presenter: Barry Norman
Reporter: Kirsty Young
Director: Gina Ottaway
Series Producer: Bruce Thompson

: The Road to Golgotha: The Betrayal

In the second of the Holy Week series, Rob Duncan visits the china clay quarries in Cornwall to reflect on the betrayal of Jesus by Judas, and talks to Jo New about the painful betrayal she went through.
(Tomorrow On Trial at 11.00pm)


Presenter: Rob Duncan
Interviewee: Jo New

: Young Dillinger

Continuing the season of late night crime dramas.

1932: young John Dillinger and his girlfriend Elaine decide to rob her father's business. But this crime is only the beginning of Dillinger's long career.
(1965) (B/W)
See Films: pages 49-58 *


Director: Terry Morse
John Dillinger: Nick Adams
Pretty Boy Floyd: Robert Conrad
Baby Face Nelson: John Ashley
Homer Van Meter: Dan Terranova

: Weather

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