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: Business Breakfast

With Paul Burden and Anna Jones.
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: Anna Jones.

: Breakfast News

With Justin Webb and Juliet Morris.
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: Juliet Morris.

: Breakfast News Extra

Juliet Morris focuses on the day's current affairs in depth, plus, viewers' comments on today's issues. PHONE: [number removed], fax [number removed] or write to [address removed].


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 Today, Dr Mark Porter's medical advice,
Will Hanrahan with consumer issues, and Paul Ross 's discovery of the Real America. At 11.00 News
Regional News; Weather, TELEPHONE (24 hours): [number removed], or write to: Good Morning. PO Box 5500, Birmingham B5 7AN.
See Dr Mark Porter : page 41


Unknown: Ainsley Harriott
Unknown: Dr Mark Porter
Unknown: Will Hanrahan
Unknown: Paul Ross
Unknown: Dr Mark Porter

: News

Regional News; Weather

: World Snooker

Live coverage from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield of the match between Steve Davis and Willie Thorne.


Snooker player: Steve Davis
Snooker player: Willie Thorne

: Going for Gold

Daily quiz. With Henry Kelly.


Presenter: Henry Kelly

: Neighbours

(Details at 5.35pm) (Stereo)

: Columbo: Negative Reaction

Photographer Paul Galesko has a murderous solution to his marital problems.


Lt Columbo: Peter Falk
Paul Galesko: Dick van Dyke
Frances Galesko: Antoinette Bower
Alvin Deschler: Don Gordon
Lorna McGrath: Joanna Cameron

: Children's BBC: Playdays

Why Bird and Trish visit Chester Zoo.

: Children's BBC: Bodger and Badger

Mr Beasley has a special assignment for Bodger.


Writer: Andy Cunningham

: Children's BBC: Alvin and the Chipmunks

The Chipmunks befriend a phantom opera singer.

: Children's BBC: Fudge

Third in a 21-part American comedy, based on books by Judy Blume. Peter is being kept awake by Fudge's fear of monsters.


Based on books by: Judy Blume

: Children's BBC: F O T

The series of tall tales. Today's stories include the one about a man's life saved by an enormous bubblegum bubble - 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: 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

Joanna and Libby lay a trap for Roger Reynolds. Brett is all set to go off on the trip of a lifetime to Africa.
(Shown at 1.40pm)
(For cast see Wednesday)

: Six O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis and Moira Stuart.
Weather John Kettley


Newsreader: Martyn Lewis
Newsreader: Moira Stuart
Weather presenter: John Kettley

: South Today

Sally Taylor and Harry Gration present the latest news for the 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, comedian Greg Proops and Kazia Pelka , also known as Nurse Maggie from Heartbeat, face
Judy Flynn , who plays the secretary Julie in The Brittas Empire, and comedian Lee Hurst from They Think It's All Over. Hosted by Mike Smith.
Director John Rooney ; Producer Graham B Owens


Unknown: Greg Proops
Unknown: Kazia Pelka
Unknown: Judy Flynn
Unknown: Lee Hurst
Unknown: Mike Smith.
Director: John Rooney
Producer: Graham B Owens

: Watchdog Healthcheck

The programme which looks after the nation's health.
Tonight, actor Bob Hoskins reports on the plight of six-year-old Charlotte [text removed], who has acute lymphatic leukaemia and needs a bone-marrow transplant. He explains how simple it is to provide life saving tissue, and appeals for people to become donors.
Plus, a report from America on the case of a doctor accused by former patients of stealing their embryos and implanting them in infertile women.
Call the Watchdog Healthcheck hotline free on [number removed]. It's open 24 hours a day.


Reporter: Bob Hoskins
Presenter: Judith Hann
Presenter: Alice Beer
Reporter: Johnathan Maitland
Reporter: Denise Mahoney
Reporter: Andy Webb
Reporter: Wendy Robbins
Producer: Owen Gay
Series Producer: Donna Taberer

: EastEnders

Carol isn't looking forward to April's hen night. David attempts to keep all the women in his life happy, and fails.
(For cast see Thursday)
(Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Crime Beat: Fighting Back

Last of the series which reveals the truth about combatting crime in the UK.

Crime in Britain has soared for the past 25 years. But Crime Beat reveals how some communities and individuals are fighting back.
Tonight's reports include how architects and police are joining forces to design out crime: Manchester's Hulme Estate, once a crime black-spot, is being transformed. Plus, how buildings in Grimsby were reclaimed from Hell's Angels, and the story of Hull prison officer who has made a video to show the truth about life behind bars. 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 Peter Sissons.
Regional News
Weather John Kettley


Newsreader: Peter Sissons
Weather presenter: John Kettley

: Panorama

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


Editor: Steve Hewlett

: Film 96 with Barry Norman

Tonight's films under review include:
Birdcage, a re-working of La Cage Aux Folles starring Robin Williams and Gene Hackman; Copycat with Sigourney Weaver and Holly Hunter on the trail of a serial killer; Richard III set in the 1930s and starring Ian McKellen, Maggie Smith, Nigel Hawthorne, Annette Benning and Jim Broadbent; and Mary Reilly, a romantic thriller starring Julia Roberts as the maid of Dr Jekyll, played by John Malkovich.

Plus, Tom Brook enters the world of virtual reality when he talks to actor Denzel Washington about his role in Virtuosity, as a policeman hunting a computer generated murderer.

See Barry Norman : page 48


Presenter: Barry Norman
Reporter: Tom Brook
Interviewee: Denzel Washington
Director: Gina Ottaway
Series Producer: Bruce Thompson

: Omnibus: Written on Water: a Film about Budapest

A report on the city of Budapest which has been in an almost ceaseless struggle for survival in the face of east-west tides.
Written and presented by Michael Frayn.
See today's choices.


Writer/Presenter: Michael Frayn
Director: Dennis Marks
Producer: Paul Neuberg

: Major League

Comedy starring Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen

Major league baseball team the Cleveland Indians have turned losing into an art form. But their luck changes for the worse when the team's owner dies, and is replaced by his wife.
(1989, 15)
See Films: pages 51-56 ***


Director: David S Ward
Jake Taylor: Tom Berenger
Rickie Vaughn: Charlie Sheen
Roger Dom: Corbin Bernsen
Rachel Phelps: Margaret Whitton
Lou Brown: James Gammon
Lynn Wells: Rene Russo
Willie Mays Hayes: Wesley Snipes
Charlie Donovan: Charles Cyphers

: Weather

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