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: Business Breakfast

With Sara Coburn and Adam Shaw.
Timetable on Monday


Unknown: Sara Coburn
Unknown: Adam Shaw.

: Breakfast News

With Andrew Harvey and Juliet Morris. And at 8.40 Elder Statesmen, where spokesmen for the three major political parties comment on election-related news. Timetable on Monday Subtitled .......


Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Juliet Morris.

: Election Call

Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, John Prescott , answers callers' questions on party policy, on [number removed] (lines open from 8am). SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST: with Radio 4


Unknown: John Prescott

: Style Challenge

More makeover magic hosted by Oz Clarke , Caryn Franklin , John Leslie and Shauna Lowry.


Unknown: Oz Clarke
Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Unknown: John Leslie
Unknown: Shauna Lowry.

: Can't Cook Won't Cook

Cookery challenge.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: The Really Useful Show

Consumer Show. Stereo Subtitled .

: Change That

Design roadshow.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Call My Bluff

A duel of words and wit. Stereo....

: Good Living

Continu ing the series of domestic challenges.

: One O'Clock News

Weather Subtitled ..........................

: The Weather Show

Topical weather news.

: Neighbours

Phil bares his all to Ruth. Lou moves back into Ramsay Street. Butjust who is Sarah Beaumont ?
Repeated 5.35pm Stereo Subtitled .


Unknown: Ruth. Lou
Unknown: Sarah Beaumont

: Quincy

A Night to Raise the Dead. A storm sweeps the corpse of a person who died from typhoid into a suburban street.
First shown on ITV

: Through the Keyhole

The panel identify two more celebrity homes. First shown on ITV

: Mouse and Mole

Animation. Mouse and Mole develop a wayto make the unexpected happen. Stereo.......

: Playdays

Looking at objects in different ways at the Poppy Stop.
Repeat Stereo ...............................

: Bodger and Badger

Puppet fun.Can
Egyptian statues throw mashed potato?

: Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

The wacky private eye tries to recover some American bald eagles which have been stolen. Stereo

: Clarissa Explains It All

Comic advice from the worldly-wise teenager.
Repeat Stereo Subtitled .................

: Newsround

: Blue Peter

With Stuart Miles, Katy Hill, Romana D'Annunzio and Richard Bacon.
Repeated next Monday on BBC2


Presenter: Stuart Miles
Presenter: Katy Hill
Presenter: Romana D'Annunzio
Presenter: Richard Bacon

: Neighbours

Shownatl.50pm Stereo Subtitled .....

: Six O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis and Jill Dando. Weather David Lee


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Jill Dando.
Unknown: David Lee

: Regional news magazine

For details see Monday ............

: Party Election Broadcast

By the Natural Law Party.

: Big Break

Snooker-based game show hosted by Jim Davidson. Tonight's contestants striving for the mystery star prize are assisted by top snooker professionals Jimmy White, Matthew Stevens and Darren Morgan. The show's referee is John "Mr Trick Shot" Virgo. Director Phil Chilvers ; Producer
John Burrowes
TOTAKEPART: send a large saeto, [address removed]


Unknown: Jim Davidson.
Referee: John Virgo
Unknown: Jimmy White
Unknown: Matthew Stevens
Unknown: Darren Morgan
Director: Phil Chilvers
Producer: John Burrowes

: Top of the Pops

Louise, former member of the pop group Eternal, presents a run-down of the latest hits from the UKcharts, plus exclusive live performances, pre-chart sounds, classics from the archives and a look at the new videos.
Director John LSpencer Producer Mark Wells
Repeated tomorrow Stereo Subtitled. TOP OF THE POPS-THE MAGAZINE: price £1.25, on sale now from newsagents


Director: John Lspencer
Producer: Mark Wells

: Porridge

Another chance to see an episode from the classic comedy series first shown in 1975. The Harder They Fall. Godber takes up boxing and enters the prison championships. He is hot favourite to win, but Fletcher is given the task of fixing things and nobbling his cell-mate.



Writer: Dick Clement
Writer: Ian La Frenais
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Fletcher: Ronnie Barker
Mr Barraclough: Brian Wilde
Mr Mackay: Fulton MacKay
Godber: Richard Beckinsale
Harry Grout: Peter Vaughan
Jackdaw: Cyril Shaps
PTI: Roy Marsden

: A Question of Sport

In tonight's episode of the sports quiz, Ally McCoist and John Parrott captain anothertwo teams of sporting celebrities as they answer questions put to them by host David Coleman.
Executive producer Mike Adley


Unknown: Ally McCoist
Unknown: John Parrott
Unknown: David Coleman.
Producer: Mike Adley

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weekend Weather David Lee


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: David Lee

: Papillon

The true story of one of the most amazing prison escapes, based on Henri Charriere 's autobiographical novel, starring
Steve McQueen Dustin Hoffman
Henri Charriere , nicknamed Papillon, is sentenced to life imprisonment on the notorious
Devil's Island, French Guiana, fora crime he did not commit. Forthe next 13 years, Papillon devotes his entire energies to escape and suffers savage punishments and inhumanities as a result, before hisfinal bid for freedom.
Director Franklin J Schaffner (1973, 18)
♦ See Films: pages 52-61


Unknown: Henri Charriere
Unknown: Steve McQueen
Unknown: Dustin Hoffman
Unknown: Henri Charriere
Director: Franklin J Schaffner
Henri Charriere, Papillon: Steve McQueen
Louis Dega: Dustin Hoffman
Indian chief: Victor Jory
Julot: Don Gordon
Toussaint, leper colony chief: Anthony Zerbe
Maturette: Robert Deman
Clusoit: Woodrow Parfrey
Lariot: Bill Mumy
DrChatal: George Coulouris
Zoraima: Ratna Assan
Warden Barrot: William Smithers
Antonio: Gregory Sierra
Mother Superior: Barbara Morrison
Nun: Ellen Moss
Butterfly trader: Don Hanmer
Commandant: Dalton Trumbo
Pascal: Val Avery
Sergeant: Victor Tayback
Guard: Mills Watson
Santini: Ron Soble
Old con: Ej Andre
Deputy warden: Fred Sadoff
Turnkey: Allen Jaffe
Old trustee: Liam Dunn
Mrs Dega: Anne Byrne Hoffman

: Plaza Suite

Neil Simon's comic trilogy, starring
Walter Matthau
Suite 719 of New York's
Plaza Hotel is the setting for three stories.
In the first tale, a middle-aged couple return to the hotel to mark their 24th wedding anniversary, but the celebrations don't go as smoothly as expected.
In the second story, a Hollywood producer rings up an old flame with the sole intention of seducing her even though she is now happily married.
In the final part, a panic-stricken bride-to-be locks herself in the toilet and refuses to budge despite the pleas of her desperate parents.
Director Arthur Hiller (1971,PG). ♦ See Films: pages 52-61 ***


Unknown: Walter Matthau
Director: Arthur Hiller
Sam Nash/Jesse Kiplinger/Roy Hubley: Walter Matthau
Karen Nash: Maureen Stapleton
Miss McCormack: Louise Sorel
Muriel Tate: Barbara Harris
Norma Hubley: Lee Grant
Mimsey Hubley: Jenn Sullivan
BordenEisler: Tom Carey
Waiter: Jos Eocasio
Bellhop: Dan Ferrone
MrsEisler: Augusta Dabney
MrEisler: Alen North

: Weather

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