with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson and Jeremy Paxman
Reports from JAMES cox MARGARET GILMORE
PETER MARSHALL , BILL NEELY GUY MICHELMORE and MIKE STEWART
National and international news and analysis on the hour and half hour.
Sports news from Sally Jones
with Robert Kilroy-Silk
with Margo MacDonald
Many British citizens whose first language is not English have special problems dealing with social security. (e)
with Andy Crane
Presenter Floella Benjamin Guest Fred Harris Story: Cold Feet by SUSAN EAMES (R)
Picture Trouble (R)
with Joanna Lumley
Snooker Championship Quarter-finals
Today sees the start of the quarter-finals, to be played over 25 frames.
If the championship is running to form. the players at the tables this morning should be
JOE JOHNSON (seeded 1) against WILLIE THORNE (8) and CLIFF THORBURN (3) against JIMMY WHITE (6). Introduced by DAVID ICKE including at
12.0 News and Weather
with Martyn Lewis
Weather IAN MCCASKILL
Helen clashes with Jim and Julie. Danny and Max have to come to terms with Maria's departure.
A See-Saw programme by JOANNE COLE AND MICHAEL COLE Narrated by Patricia Hayes Gran's Good News (R)
A See-Saw programme with Don Spencer
Builders and Diggers (R)
The World Professional Snooker Championship Quarter-finals
Further coverage of the first two quarter-finals from the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.
A 3.0 pm the other two quarter-finals start.
At the tables should be
TONY KNOWLES (seeded 5) v DENNIS TAYLOR (4) and ALEX HIGGINS (7) V STEVE DAVIS (2), but NEAL FOULDS (13) and SILVINO FRANCISCO (12) may have upset the form. DAVID ICKE introduces coverage of this afternoon's matches.
Andy Crane - starting with Bertha
A See-Saw programme by ERIC CHARLES Tom Gets Lost (R)
A 20-part serial by VALERIE GEORGESON , from a story by JOAN EADINGTON 7: There is another baby on the way in the Briggs family - Jonny is convinced it is Mam and Dad's. Razzle and Fizzy
Fizzy supplied by PAULINE CLIFT Producer ANGELA BEECHING
Director CHRISTINE SECOMBE (R)
Ice Station Zero
Produced by TREVOR BOND Directed by TERRY WARD (R)
David Copperfield with Sally Dewhurst Antony Howes
Wendy Leavesley Michael Seraphim and Westworld Ron Tarr
Julia Somerville Philip Hayton
Stan wants to appear on Wogan; the lift plays tricks on Wendy and Michael, and audience members take part in a record shop sketch. Sound ALAN STOKES
Lighting DON BABBAGE Designer BOB STEER Director STEVE SMITH
Producer JUDY WHITFIELD
It's new, it's exciting, it's the fastest-growing motor-sport in Europe today - it's truck-racing!
Peter has to learn to manoeuvre a 40-foot trailer backwards at 3mph before he's allowed to join top truck-racing drivers on the starting grid for a lOOmph battle of the giants, at one of the world's most famous racing tracks - The Paul Ricard Circuit in the south of France. Film editor ROBIN IMRA Producer ROB BENFIELD
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Cave Scout Jamboree
with Sue Lawley and Nicholas WitcheU
Weather BERNARD DAVEY
London Plus, Spotlight Points West, Look East Look North, South Today
North West Tonight Midlands Today
Introduced by Frank Bough The series ends with a splash as Anne Gregg explores the sunny beaches of Sicily and braves bubbling Mount Etna. Fourteen-year-old Adam and his friend Ben continue their
Russian adventure in Leningrad. They visit the Hermitage Museum, one of the wonders of the world.
Bill Buckley takes a train through the beautiful lakes and forests of Sweden to the land of the midnight sun.
Production assistant ANGELA ELBOURNE Researcher CLARE RILEY
Assistant producer PRUE GEAREY Producer ANNE MORRISON
Series producer PATRICIA HOULIHAN
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by David Hopkins.
"Just for you we'll make the Vic ring again."
Regional Variations (2)
Lionel is determined to stop Jacko's relationship with his daughter Leslie but a chance meeting between Jacko and brother Reg may do the job for him.
by JOHN GLEESON
Financial problems abound. Shocked at discovering how much the twins are going to cost, Ted decides to get their teenagers working.
Designer NIGEL CURZON
Produced and directed by JOHN B. HOBBS
with Nicholas WitcheU and Andrew Harvey
Regional News; Weather
A serial in six parts devised by JOE WATERS 2: Poor Little Rich Girl written by ERIC PAICE
Will Jeanette be found guilty of murder? Kelly and Hapgood go into business.
The missing Kirstie suddenly appears and Jack Kingsley , having spent the night in Claire's flat, finds that his father has had a heart attack.
Music by DAVID MINDEL , DON GOULD Film editor LES FILBY
Costume designer FIONA MATHERS Make-up SHELAGH GUNN-TAYLOR Director MICHAEL OWEN MORRIS Producer JOE WATERS
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with Barry Norman
Prick Up Your Ears: Gary Oldman, acclaimed for his portrayal of Sid Vicious, stars as Joe Orton, the homosexual writer murdered by his lover in 1967.
Jumpin' Jack Flash: Whoopi Goldberg, in her first comedy role, plays a bank employee who livens up her job by using her computer to make international friends and links up with a British spy.
Introduced by Ray Moore from the Bournemouth International Centre
This year the UK plays host, with at least 30 couples from 20 countries taking part.
The British couple, Stephen Hillier and Lyndsay Tate , from Buckhurst Hill in Essex, current World Champions, will once again be defending their title. In cabaret: World Latin American Champions Donnie Burns and Gaynor Fairweather
Music THE TONY EVANS BAND Lighting PETER GREENYER Sound GRAHAM HAINES Producer KEN GRIFFIN
(Competition arranged by the Mecca Leisure Group)
In Work and Out Wasteland
'One of the great fallacies about unemployment,' says economist Professor Richard Layard , 'is that once it has risen it can't come back down again.' The problem: creating jobs without increasing inflation. He suggests three main ways in which a government can cut unemployment.
A personal view by the Director of the Centre for Labour Economics, LSE Film cameraman COLIN CASE Film editor JOHN DINWOODIE
Series producer HOWARD SMITH Produced by FRANK ASH (e)