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: Business Breakfast

With Sara Coburn.
Timetable on Monday


Unknown: Sara Coburn.

: Breakfast News

With Noel Thompson and Liz MacKean.
Timetable on Monday


Unknown: Noel Thompson
Unknown: Liz MacKean.

: Kilroy

Weekday studio debate.

: The Vanessa Show

Another edition of the topical daily chat show.


: News

Regional News and Weather

: Real Rooms

The design team transform a bathroom in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire....

: Can't Cook Won't Cook

Culinary challenge show, presented by Ainsley Harriott.


Presented By: Ainsley Harriott.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Call My Bluff

Weekday word game

: Battersea Dogs' Home

A look back at some of the most interesting stories featured in the series as new owners bring the animals they have taken in back to the home to demonstrate how well the pets are getting on. Last of the weekday afternoon programmes: the Wednesday evening slot continues for anotherthree weeks.......................

: One o'Clock News


: Neighbours

Toadie suspects Sarah's stalker could be someone they know. Madge makes a horrifying discovery when she visits Lou.
Repeatedat5.35pm Subtitled ........

: Ironside

DearFran. The apparent suicide of a police officer's cousin poses a deadly mystery. Repeat

: Going for a Song

The series concludes with a repeat of one of the favourite episodes of the antiques panel game, hosted by Michael Parkinson. With Kit Hesketh-Harvey, Penelope Keith and expert Eric Knowles. Repeat.


Unknown: Michael Parkinson.
Unknown: Penelope Keith
Unknown: Eric Knowles.

: The Weather Show

Topical weather stories. Subtitled.

: Playdays

Poppy arranges a surprise for Karl's birthday. Repeat...........

: Spider

Cartoon fun with the cheeky arachnid. Repeat .........................

: Smart on the Road

Theartshow visits the Reigate and Redhill YMCA in Surrey. With Josied'Arby, Mark Speight andJayBurridge.


Unknown: Mark Speight

: Rugrats

Cartoon capers with the loveable babies. Repeat Subtitled.

: L&K Friday

Liz Fraser and Steve Wilson host the second series of games, guests and competitions from the Live and Kicking studio.
This week, pop singer Leilani performs her debut single Madness Thing.


Presenter: Liz Fraser
Presenter: Steve Wilson

: Newsround Extra

Leeds United is one of 30 football clubs to have established academies to train young players. Kate Sanderson looks atthetype of training they offer and the pressures that their pupils face. Subtitled....


Unknown: Kate Sanderson

: Blue Peter

Children's magazine.
Repeated next Monday on BBC2

: Neighbours

Shown at 1.40 pm Subtitled ................

: Six o'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis and Jill Dando. Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Jill Dando.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Regional news magazine

Fordetails see Monday

: Celebrity Ready Steady Cook

TV presenter Carol Smillie and "Handy" Andy Kane from the Changing Rooms series, showing on Wednesdays on BBC1, join chefs Nick Nairn and Paul Rankin with their maximum £5 worth of groceries on the against-the-clock cookery challenge show. Hosted by Fern Britton. Director Chris Fox
Series producer Mary Ramsay
Digital widescreen PROGRAMME RECIPES: see Ceefax p


Presenter: Carol Smillie
Unknown: Andy Kane
Unknown: Nick Nairn
Unknown: Paul Rankin
Unknown: Fern Britton.
Director: Chris Fox
Producer: Mary Ramsay

: Top of the Pops

Jayne Middlemiss introduces the hits from this week's top 40, featuring live performances from some of the best current bands, a selection of the latest pop music videos, a top 20 countdown and Britain's number one single of the week. Director David G Croft ; Producer Lee Lodge Repeated on Saturday Subtitled ..... WEBSITE: www.totp.beeb.com
TOPOFTHE POPS-THE MAGAZINE: available from newsagents


Introduces: Jayne Middlemiss
Director: David G Croft

: Vets in Practice

Continuing the series following the lives of a group of young vets. Beingon call at night is an integral part of a vet'sjob, and this week Sam Robinson spends an evening struggling to save a horse with a potentially fatal condition, while Emma Inglis is called out to help Megan, an epileptic dog. Director Michael Mundell
Series producer Rachel Bell


Unknown: Sam Robinson
Unknown: Emma Inglis
Director: Michael Mundell
Producer: Rachel Bell

: A Question of Sport

Teams captains Ally McCoist and John Parrott are joined by tennis star Tim Henman, golfer Laura Davies, European hurdles champion Colin Jackson and West Ham and England footballer Rio Ferdinand, as Sue Barker tests their sports knowledge.

(Digital widescreen)


Team captain: Ally McCoist
Team captain: John Parrott
Contestant: Tim Henman
Contestant: Laura Davies
Contestant: Colin Jackson
Contestant: Rio Ferdinand
Presenter: Sue Barker
Producer: Carl Doran

: Nine o'Clock News

With Michael Buerk. Regional News
Weekend Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Parkinson

Talk show maestro Michael Parkinson
continues his series.
Guests include the comic talent behind spoof chat show host
Mrs Merton and star of BBCTV's
The Royle Family
Caroline Aherne , world featherweight boxingchampion Prince
Naseem Hamed , and former
Take That star Gary Barlow , now a solo writer and performer. Director Stuart McDonald
Executive producer Beatrice Ballard


Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Unknown: Caroline Aherne
Unknown: Naseem Hamed
Unknown: Gary Barlow
Director: Stuart McDonald
Producer: Beatrice Ballard

: Poltergeist

Horror, co-written and co-produced by Steven Spielberg , starring
JoBeth Williams , Craig T Nelson When Carol Anne , the youngest child of a suburban American family, hears a voice from inside the television set, at first there is an invasion of friendly spirits. Then a terrifying force of evil threatens to destroythe house and carry off all the children into an unseen world.
Director Tobe Hooper (1982, 15)
Digital widescreen Subtitled .... ♦See Films: pages 48-52 ****


Unknown: Steven Spielberg
Unknown: Jobeth Williams
Unknown: Craig T Nelson
Unknown: Carol Anne
Director: Tobe Hooper
Diane Freeling: Jobeth Williams
Steve Freeling: Craigt Nelson
DrLesh: Beatrice Straight
Dana Freeling: Dominique Dunne
Robbie Freeling: Oliver Robbins
Carol Anne Freeling: Heather O'Rourke
Ben Tuthill: Michael McManus
MrsTuthill: Virginia Kiser
Marty: Martin Casella
Ryan: Richard Lawson
Tangina: Zelda Rubinstein

: The Stand-Up Show

Ardal O'Hanlon presents more established and new stand-up comedy acts. Tonight's show features Gina Ryan , Dave Fulton and Paul Tonkinson.
Director Gareth Carrivick
Producer Karen Rosie ....


Unknown: Ardal O'Hanlon
Unknown: Gina Ryan
Unknown: Dave Fulton
Unknown: Paul Tonkinson.
Director: Gareth Carrivick
Producer: Karen Rosie

: The Big End

The series in which Simon Mayo takes a wry look at the build-up to the millennium features more signs that the end is nigh from Sister Paula, and investigates whether extraterrestrial butchers are killing sheep. Shown on Sunday at 11.25pm
Digital widescreen Subtitled ...


Unknown: Simon Mayo

: The Unnamable Returns

Horror based on two HP Lovecraft short stories, continuing the Fright-Day Night season of films.

Randolph Carter seeks to confront the demonic secrets beneath Arkham graveyard and teams up with with Professor Warren. But if they fail, an even deadlier threat will be unleashed.
See Films: pages 48-52 *

Followed by Weather


Director: Jean-Paul Ouellette
Randolph Carter: Mark Kinsey Stephenson
Eliot Damon Howard: Charles Klausmeyer
Alyda Winthrop: Maria Ford
Prof Harley Warren: John Rhys-Davies
Chancellor Thayer: David Warner

: BBC News 24

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