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: Business Breakfast

With Sara Coburn and Adam Shaw.
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: Sara Coburn
Unknown: Adam Shaw.

: Breakfast News

With Justin Webb and Sara Cobum.
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: Sara Cobum.

: Breakfast News Extra

Juliet Morris focuses on the day's current affairs in depth, plus, viewers' comments on today's issues. PH0NE:(0181)[number removed],fax[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. Stereo. Telephone (24 hours): [number removed], or write to: [Address removed].
12.00 News; Regional News; Weather.
12.05pm: Room for Improvement. Continuing the series about refurbishment with Denise Waterman and Sean Rafferty. Today, a visit to a home in a lighthouse and the house of chefs Paul and Jeanne Rankin.
12.35: Going for Gold Daily quiz with Henry Kelly.


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

: Neighbours

(Details at 5.35pm)

: Columbo: Troubled Waters

A holiday cruise on a luxury liner goes horribly wrong when one of the passengers is murdered.
(Rpt) (Stereo)


Lt Columbo: Peter Falk
Hatden Danziger: Robert Vaughn
Ship's captain: Patrick MacNee
Rosanna Welles: Poupee Bocar
Lloyd Harrington: Dean Stockwell

: Children's BBC: Playdays

Why and Royce join a milkman on his round.
(Rpt) (Stereo)

: Children's BBC: Bodger and Badger

Mr Beasley has a close encounter with an elephant.


Writer: Andy Cunningham

: Children's BBC: Alvin and the Chipmunks

The Chipmunks get a puppy.

: Children's BBC: Fudge

Second in a 21-part American comedy, based on books by Judy Blume. Peter and two class-mates must present a school project - and Fudge makes a Contribution.
(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Based on books by: Judy Blume

: Children's BBC: F O T

The series of tall tales and outrageous facts. Today's stories include one about turkeys which wear pink contact lenses - but is it false or true?

FOT competition line: call False - [number removed] or True [number removed]. Calls cost a maximum of 25p. Lines close at 9.00pm.

: Children's BBC: Newsround


: Children's BBC: Blue Peter

With Tim Vincent, Stuart Miles, Katy Hill and Romana D'Annunzio.
(Repeated tomorrow 8.00am on BBC2)
(Stereo) (Subtitled)


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

: Neighbours

Danni and Mal find four is a crowd. Ren must reach a decision. Cheryl's back and it's time for Lou to face the music.

Shown at 1.40pm
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

: South Today

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


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 .... REGIONAL PROGRAMMES


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

: That's Showbusiness!

The entertainment panel show.
Tonight, Lisa Riley, alias Emmerdale's Mandy Dingle and comedian Rudy Lickwood face comic Fred Macaulay and Anna Walker from Wish You Were Here...?


Presenter: Mike Smith
Panellist: Lisa Riley
Panellist: Rudy Lickwood
Panellist: Fred MacAulay
Panellist: Anna Walker
Director: John Rooney
Producer: Graham Bowens

: Watchdog Healthcheck

The return of the programme which reports on health stories. Presented by Judith Hann with Alice Beer and reporters Johnathan Maitland, Denise Mahoney, Andy Webb and Wendy Robbins.

The Watchdog Healthcheck hotline is open 24 hours a day. Call free on [number removed].

See today's choices.
See Dr Mark Porter: page 41
Competitions and giveaways: p


Presenter: Judith Hann
Presenter: Alice Beer
Reporter: Johnathan Maitland
Reporter: Denise Mahoney
Reporter: Andy Webb
Reporter: Wendy Robbins
Executive Producer: Steve Anderson
Series Producer: Donna Taberer

: EastEnders

Arrangements for Ben's christening create problems for Kathy and Phil. Grant is not interested in the replies to the singles ad, but someone else is.
(For cast see Thursday)

: Crime Beat: Swipers

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

Every day 5,000 credit cards are either lost or stolen. Crime Beat offers some simple precautions which could help protect your card, plus a look at a credit card fraud team which is developing ways to combat the crime.

Retail crime costs each household in the UK £90 a year. British shops reveal how they are trying to beat the crooks, and one of Britain's biggest department stores shows how it stops shoplifters. Presented by Martyn Lewis.

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


Presenter: Martyn Lewis
Series Editor: Charles Thompson

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Peter Cockroft


Newsreader: Michael Buerk
Weather presenter: Peter Cockroft

: Panorama

In-depth investigation and analysis of major events at home and abroad.


Editor: Steve Hewlett

: Omnibus: Spike Milligan

Together with collaborators including Harry Secombe, Michael Bentine, Denis Norden and Neil Shand, plus footage from his own home movie collection, Spike Milligan tells the story of his long, extraordinary and sometimes achingly unhappy life.

See today's choices.
Competitions and giveaways:
Spike Milligan's Kind of Day


Subject: Spike Milligan
Interviewee: Harry Secombe
Interviewee: Michael Bentine
Interviewee: Denis Norden
Interviewee: Neil Shand
Director: Alan Lewen
Series Editor: Nigel Williams

: Film 96 with Barry Norman

Films under review include director Terry Gilliam's futuristic tale Twelve Monkeys starring Bruce Willis, Brad Pitt and Madeleine Stowe; the thriller Sudden Death, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme in a story about terrorists at the ice hockey Stanley Cup finals; Before and After starring Meryl Streep and Liam Neeson as a husband and wife who are thrown into turmoil when their teenage son disappears after his girlfriend is murdered; and the political drama City Hall starring Al Pacino, John Cusack and Bridget Fonda.
Plus, Kirsty Young reports on the links between the music and film industries when she talks to Jon Bon Jovi at work on The Leading Man.
See Barry Norman: page 50


Presenter: Barry Norman
Reporter: Kirsty Young
Interviewee: Jon Bon Jovi
Director: John Marley
Series Producer: Bruce Thompson

: Loser Takes All

Comedy starring Robert Lindsay, Molly Ringwald

Bertram, a mild-mannered accountant, spends his honeymoon in Monte Carlo, supposedly funded by his boss. There, he turns his mathematical acumen to a "system" for beating the casinos, and enters a new world of greed and corruption.
See Films: pages 52-57 **


Director: James Scott
Ian Bertram: Robert Lindsay
Cary Porter: Molly Ringwald
Herbert Dreuther: John Gielgud
Philippe: Simon De La Brosse
Bowles: Max Wall
Nurse: Margi Clarke
Mrs De Vere: Frances de la Tour
Hotel manager: Michel Blanc
Kinski: Vladek Sheybal
Henri: Gerard Dimiglio

: Weather

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