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: Business Breakfast

With Paul Burden and Sara Coburn.
Timetable on Monday......


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Sara Coburn.

: Breakfast News

With Juliet Morris and Jon Sopel.
Timetable on Monday Subtitled ...................


Unknown: Juliet Morris
Unknown: Jon Sopel.

: Breakfast News Extra

With Juliet Morris.
Fordetails see Monday Subtitled .............


Unknown: Juliet Morris.

: All over the Shop

Consumer panel game.

: Kilroy

Topical debate.

: Can't Cook Won't Cook

Cookery challenge with Kevin Woodford.


Presenter: Kevin Woodford

: News

Regional News and Weather

: The Really Useful Show

Consumer programme.

: Smillie's People

Chat show with Carol Smillie.


Presenter: Carol Smillie

: News

Regional News and Weather

: The Alphabet Game

Comedy word game.

: Going for a Song

Antiques panel game.

: The Weather Show

How the weather affects our lives.

: One O'Clock News


: Neighbours

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

: Quincy: Double Death

A rushed autopsy by Dr Astin after a nightclub fire places Quincy in a difficult position. With Jack Klugman.
(First shown on ITV)


Quincy: Jack Klugman

: Snooker

Quarter-final action in the Masters, from the Wembley Conference Centre.

: Children's BBC: Playdays

Peggy, Poppy and Why play hide-and-seek with wild animals.

: Children's BBC: Casper Classics

Animation about friendly ghost.

: Children's BBC: Wham Bam Strawberry Jam!

Today Rik Mayall reads The Jumblies by Edward Lear. Also, Pink Sly travels around the human body.


Presenter: Rik Mayall
Author (The Jumblies): Edward Lear

: Children's BBC: Free Willy


: Children's BBC: Really Wild Show

Today's programme features the wildlife of London, including the fox that digs up Queens Park Rangers' football pitch and Indian parakeets living wild. Plus the boy with a zoo in his back garden, the tallest baby in the world and a fish that detects electronic pollution.
(Repeated tomorrow at 7.55am on BBC2)
See Children: page 37

: Children's BBC: Grange Hill

The Double Dare gang kick up a stink and Claire finds herself in an embarrassing situation.
(For cast see Tuesday) (Stereo)

: Neighbours

Libby's day out causes concern in Ramsay Street. Lou bids a sad farewell.
(Shown at 1.40pm)
(For cast see Friday)

: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Jill Dando.
Weather David Lee


Newsreader: Anna Ford
Newsreader: Jill Dando
Weather presenter: David Lee

: Regional news magazine

(For details see Monday)

: Watchdog

Consumer news and investigations, in which the big names on British high streets come under the spotlight.
Presented by Anne Robinson, with Alice Beer, Denise Mahoney, Johnathan Maitland and Andy Webb.
Watchdog Hotline: call free on [number removed]

Followed by Comic Relief -the Launch With five weeks to go before Red Nose Day, stars from TV sit-coms explain how to raise cash for Comic Relief.
Fundraising Information: phone for the pack hotline, and for more details ring [number removed]: calls cost 45p per minute cheap rate. 50p per minute at all other times- percentage goes straight to Comic Relief.


Presenter: Anne Robinson
Reporter: Alice Beer
Reporter: Denise Mahoney
Reporter: Johnathan Maitland
Reporter: Andy Webb
Editor: Steve Anderson

: EastEnders

Phil discovers just how deeply his addiction has taken hold.
(For cast see Tuesday)
(Omnibus edition on Sunday)

: Incredible Journeys: A Rattlesnake's Tale

The final programme in the nature series focuses on the western diamondback rattlesnake.
The film follows this amazing reptile from its birth, through its fight for survival in the Sonoran Desert, Arizona, against a giant centipede, a king snake and even man, to its annual quest as an adult to relocate its hibernation lair.
See today's choices.

BBC Book: Incredible Journeys, by Nigel Marven priced £14.99, available from retailers


Narrator: Andrew Sachs
Producer: Andy Byatt
Series Producer: Nigel Marven

: Next of Kin

Comedy series about a married couple who become guardians of their orphaned grandchildren. Georgia announces that she is fasting for world peace but Maggie is worried when she doesn't start eating again.


Writer: Jan Etherington
Writer: Gavin Petrie
Director/Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Maggie: Penelope Keith
Andrew: William Gaunt
Georgia: Ann Gosling
Philip: Matthew Clarke
Jake: Jamie Lucraft
Rosie: Wanda Ventham
Roxanne: Diana Magness
Miranda: Emma Roskilly

: Nine O'Clock News

With Nicholas Witchell.
Regional News
Weather David Lee

Followed by Comic Relief - the Launch
For details of this year's Red Nose appeal see after the listing for Watchdog.


Newsreader: Nicholas Witchell
Weather presenter: David Lee

: The X Files: Wetwired

Mulder believes he has uncovered a plot to turn television viewers into homicidal maniacs.
See today's choices.


Fox Mulder: David Duchovny
Dana Scully: Gillian Anderson
Skinner: Mitch Pileggi
Mrs Scully: Sheila Larken
Cigarette man: William B Davis
X: Steven Williams
Frohike: Tom Braidwood
Langly: Dean Haglund
Byers: Bruce Harwood
Dr Stroman: Colin Cunningham
Plain-clothed man: Tim Henry
Joseph Patnik: Linden Banks
Dr Lorenz: Crystal Verge

: The Frank Skinner Show

Outspoken comedian Frank Skinner presents more stand-up comedy, sketches and interviews.
(Repeated next Saturday)


Presenter/Comedian: Frank Skinner
Director: Tom Poole
Producer: Jilly Hafenrichter
Producer: Juliet Rice

: Question Time with David Dimbleby

Tonight's programme comes from London where the panel includes agriculture minister Angela Browning; Labour's spokesperson for women, Janet Anderson; and columnist and broadcaster Richard Littlejohn.

Audience: to join Question Time for future programmes phone [number removed]


Presenter: David Dimbleby
Panellist: Angela Browning
Panellist: Janet Anderson
Panellist: Richard Littlejohn
Director: Laurence Vulliamy
Editor: Daniel Brittain-Catlin

: Ramadan Journeys

The last in the series of personal journeys for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Ahdaf Soueif's reputation as a major writer both in the west and the Arab world has been established by the publication of her novel In the Eye of the Sun. Although she lives in England, part of her still considers Cairo to be her real home. In this programme she revisits some of the Egyptian places she writes about.
(Repeated at 5.40 am tomorrow)


Presenter: Ahdaf Soueif
Series Producer: Michael Waterhouse

: Travelling North

Comedy drama starring Leo McKern

When cantankerous Frank finally retires, he leaves Melbourne for North Australia's warmer climes. With him goes long-suffering Frances, a middle-aged divorcee. Torn between lover and family, her affections are strained - but Frank's heart suffers more.
(1986, 15)
See Films: pages 48-51


Director: Carl Schultz
Frank: Leo McKern
Frances: Julia Blake
Freddie: Graham Kennedy
Saul: Henri Szeps
Helen: Michele Fawdon
Sophie: Diane Craig
Joan: Andrea Moor
Martin: Drew Forsythe
Jim: John Gregg

: Weather

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