Programme Index

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Starting with news summary and 6.34-6.55 Breakfast Business All the latest business and financial news from
Paul Burden , Fiona Foster and the Breakfast Business team.
6.55 Weather, local news and travel.
7.00 Nicholas Witchell and Kirsty Wark with the most comprehensive television news programme available in the morning.
Regular business news, sports reports, weather, local and traffic news. Newspaper reviews by Paul Callan.
Headlines and summaries:
Headlines every quarter hour, news summaries at
7.30 and 8.30.
Business news at
7.12, 7.40, 8.12 and 8.40.
Sport news at 7.23, 7.52, 8.23 and 8.52.
Weather, regional and traffic news at 6.55, 7.25, 7.55 and 8.25.
Editor BOB WHEATON
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Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Burden
Unknown:
Fiona Foster
Unknown:
Nicholas Witchell
Unknown:
Kirsty Wark
Unknown:
Paul Callan.

Weather followed by Children's BBC
Introduced by Lisa Jones and Andi Peters , starting with Jimbo and the Jet Set
Controller's Apprentice Voices: Peter Hawkins and Susan Sheridan. Written and created by PETER MADDOCKS
Directed by KErm LEARNER (R)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Lisa Jones
Introduced By:
Andi Peters
Unknown:
Peter Hawkins
Unknown:
Susan Sheridan.
Unknown:
Peter Maddocks
Directed By:
Kerm Learner

A six-part Australian series about trying to make dreams come true. Starring
4: Inspired by his recent triumphs, Tim can see his piano playing becoming a reality, but then he must face disappointment and the prospect of really hard work. (Cast page 61. Part 5 tomorrow at
9.30am)

Contributors

Sam:
Kylie Minogue

Weather followed by Why Don't You... ?
4: He's Back!
There are an awful lot of sheep about (check those wellies!).
Directors RUSSELL DAVIES and PAM O'BRIEN
Producer TREVOR LONG BBC North West

Contributors

Directors:
Russell Davies

The Playground Stop
The children find different ways of making sounds and Lizzie decides she likes peace and quiet. Presenter:
Dave Benson Phillips. Puppeteer: Jane Eve.
Storyteller: Anthony Lapsley. (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Dave Benson Phillips.
Unknown:
Anthony Lapsley.

Weather followed by Head of the Class
Starring
Will the Real Arvid Engen Please Stand Up?
A little piece of duplicity by Arvid could ruin a very important day for Eric.
Written by BRIAN ROBBINS and DAN SCHNEIDER

Contributors

Written By:
Brian Robbins
Written By:
Dan Schneider
Charlie Moore:
Howard Hesseman
Eric:
Brian Robbins
Arvid:
Danfrischman
Nancy:
Suzanne Snyder

Weather followed by MacGyver
Starring
The Eraser
Pete Thornton recruits Mac to solve an international espionage case.
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Contributors

Unknown:
Pete Thornton
Written By:
Steve Kronish
Directed By:
Paul Krasny
MacGyver:
Richard Dean Anderson
Pete Thornton:
Dana Elcar
Jimmy Kendall:
Joe Santos

Nick is shunned by Ramsay Street and only Sharon knows the truth. Paul gets a terrible shock when he discovers how Helen really sees him.
(Cast page 78. Repeated at 5.35pm)
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Contributors

Unknown:
Ramsay Street

Another chance to see the spectacular four-part story of Russia's greatest tsar. Parti
1682: after the death of Tsar Fedor III , power in Russia is delicately balanced and the Kremlin a place of intrigue. (RXCast page 101. Part 2 tomorrow at 2.15pm)
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Contributors

Unknown:
Tsar Fedor Iii

Introduced by Andy Crane

Dooby Duck's Disco: I Ain't Afraid of No Ghosts!
(R)

Contributors

Presenter (Children's BBC):
Andy Crane
Created by (Dooby Duck's Disco):
Roger Stevenson
Created by (Dooby Duck's Disco):
Harry Stuart
Production (Dooby Duck's Disco):
Peter Leslie

With Nick Mercer and Stella Goodier.
There are some mysterious goings on in the greenhouse today - a strange phone call, empty honey jars and no sign of Green Claws.
Script by URSULA JONES
Claws family stories SONYA DANN Illustrations JANE GEDYE Director ADRIAN MILLS
Producer CHRISTINE HEWITT

Contributors

Unknown:
Nick Mercer
Unknown:
Stella Goodier.
Script By:
Ursula Jones
Unknown:
Sonya Dann
Unknown:
Illustrations Jane Gedye
Director:
Adrian Mills
Producer:
Christine Hewitt

By Allan Ahlberg. Told for
Jackanory by Victoria Wood. With Martin Jarvis and Rosalind Ayres. Too Many Bears
Illustrations JAN BRYCHTA (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Allan Ahlberg.
Unknown:
Victoria Wood.
Unknown:
Martin Jarvis
Unknown:
Rosalind Ayres.
Unknown:
Jan Brychta

Presented by Beverley Wood and Mark Salter with members of St George 's RC Primary School, Newcastle and special guest Stephen Nallon as Mrs Thatcher.
How do animatronic pop stars operate and where can Mrs Thatcher turn rubbish into electricity? Including the weekly Hyperspace Hotel. 1: Rubbish written by James Follett.
Film editor JO KINGSLEY Producer JANE TARLETON
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Contributors

Presented By:
Beverley Wood
Presented By:
Mark Salter
Unknown:
St George
Unknown:
Stephen Nallon
Unknown:
Mrs Thatcher.
Unknown:
Mrs Thatcher
Written By:
James Follett.
Editor:
Jo Kingsley
Unknown:
Wood Lane
Cathy:
Joy Elias-Rilwan
Callisto:
Valerie Hunkins
Winston:
Paul Raffield
Delaney:
Choy-Ling Man
Mrs Trout:
Rhoda Lewis

By Barry Purchese.
1: He sniffs and paws at the door. As he does this,
McClusky's voice is heard from inside.
Devised by PHIL REDMOND Script editor LEIGH JACKSON
Producer ALBERT BARBER Director JOHN SMITH
(Part 2 on Friday at 5.05pm)
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Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Purchese.
Editor:
Leigh Jackson
Producer:
Albert Barber
Director:
John Smith
Mrs McClusky:
Gwyneth Powell
Mr Griffiths:
George A Cooper
Mr Hargreaves:
Kevin O'Shea
Mr MacKenzie:
Nicholas Donnelly
Miss Booth:
Karen Ford
Mr Robson:
Stuart Organ
Mrs Monroe:
Anna Quayle
Mr Hankin:
Lee Cornes
Rod:
Wayne Norman
Ronnie:
Tina Mahon
Calley:
Simone Hyams
Georgina:
Samantha Lewis
Robbie:
John Alford
Trevor:
John Drummond
Mauler:
Joshua Fenton
Ted:
Ian Congdon-Lee
Mike Bentley:
Renezagger
Aichaa Rashim:
Veena Tulsiani
Akik Rashim:
Sundeepsuri
Tegs:
Sean Maguire
Matthew:
Paul Adams
Justine:
Rachel Roberts
Chrissy:
Sonya Kearns
Natalie Stevens:
Julie Buckfield
Becky Stevens:
Natalie Poyser
Julie Corrigan:
Margo Selby
Alice:
Alice Dawnay
Jacko Morgan:
Jamie Lehane
Locko Lockery:
Otis Munyangiri
Brian Shaw:
Ian Rushmere
Neil Tlmpson:
John Pickard
Barry Timpson:
David Crane

Guy Michelmore keeps you in touch with what's going on around the capital region of the country. With reports from around the south east, Michael Wale on the local sports scene and Cathy McGowan around town.
0 WRITE TO: Newsroom South East, BBC Elstree Centre, Clarendon Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire WD6 1JF if you haue any news.

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Wale
Unknown:
Cathy McGowan

High Life on the Ocean Waves
Anne Gregg is joined by Eamonn Holmes in the studio to ease you through the often fraught but usually pleasant world of travel.
Cruising is the fastest-growing sector of the holiday market and as liners get larger and become floating resorts, the cost comes tumbling down.
Anne tries the biggest of them all, the Sovereign of the Seas, for a trip around the Caribbean.
Kathy Tayler keeps costs down even further by going from Bradford to a camp site at Cap d' Agde in southeastern France on a bus.
After 12 hours, is the economy drive worth it? The family of Desmond Balmer , The Observer's travel editor, enrols for a week at
Marlborough College, where the learning curve is both gradual and pleasurable. Producer RICHARD UGHTBODY
Series producer PATRICIA HOULIHAN
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Contributors

Unknown:
Anne Gregg
Unknown:
Eamonn Holmes
Unknown:
Kathy Tayler
Unknown:
Desmond Balmer

by Rob Gittins.
'I want you and I want my family and I don't want you to walk out that door'.
(Cast page 57)
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Contributors

Writer:
Rob Gittins
Devised by:
Tony Holland
Devised by:
Julia Smith
Producer:
Mike Gibbon
Producer:
Corinne Hollingworth
Executive producer:
Michael Ferguson
Director:
Philip Draycott
Director:
Mervyn Cumming

Regional Variations (2)

Porridge

Series 2

Episode 6: The Harder They Fall

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC One West

Available for 8 months

Classic prison-set sitcom. Godber takes up boxing and enters the prison championships, but someone wants him to come a cropper.

Contributors

Norman Stanley Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Lennie Godber:
Richard Beckinsale
Mr Mackay:
Fulton Mackay
Mr Barrowclough:
Brian Wilde
Harry Grout:
Peter Vaughan
Jackdaw:
Cyril Shaps
PT Instructor:
Roy Sampson
Billy Moffatt:
Willy Bowman
Crusher:
John Dair
Distributor:
BBC Worldwide

Questionmaster: David Coleman.
Team captains: Bill Beaumont and Ian Botham.
Bill is joined by the Gloucestershire and England wicketkeeper Jack Russell , and the Olympic silver and Commonwealth gold medallist June Croft.
Ian lines up with 'Athlete of the Year' Steve Backley , and the Chelsea and England goalkeeper Dave Beasant. Director MICK DEMPSEY Producer MIKE ADLEY
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Contributors

Unknown:
David Coleman.
Unknown:
Bill Beaumont
Unknown:
Ian Botham.
Unknown:
Jack Russell
Unknown:
June Croft.
Unknown:
Steve Backley
Unknown:
Dave Beasant.
Director:
Mick Dempsey
Producer:
Mike Adley

Starring and The head of an African state has been imprisoned by a corrupt dictator and faces an imminent death. With the political and economic future of the region in the balance, an international band of mercenaries parachutes behind enemy lines. Their mission: to take him alive.
Screenplay by REGINALD ROSE based on the book by DANIEL CARNEY Directed by ANDREW V. MCLAGLEN
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Contributors

Book By:
Daniel Carney
Directed By:
Andrew V. McLaglen
Colonel Allen Faulkner:
Richard Burton
Shawn Fynn:
Roger Moore
Rafer Janders:
Richard Harris
Pieter Coetzee:
Hardy Kruger
Sir Edward Matherson:
Stewart Granger
RSM Sandy Young:
Jack Watson
President Limbani:
Winston Ntshona
Jesse:
John Kani
Witty:
Kenneth Griffith
Priest:
Frank Finlay
Balfour:
Barry Foster
Jock:
Ronald Fraser

With Tina Turner.
A ringing guitar, that duckwalk across the stage and some of rock and roll's finest numbers: it could only be Chuck Berry in concert at the Roxy, Los Angeles.
Joining him on stage is the electrifying Tina Turner and Berry's daughter, Ingrid. Songs include Johnny B. Goode, Nadine, Roll Over Beethoven and Reelin' and Rockin'.
Directed by SCOTT STERNBERG

Contributors

Unknown:
Tina Turner.
Unknown:
Chuck Berry
Unknown:
Tina Turner
Unknown:
Johnny B. Goode
Directed By:
Scott Sternberg

BBC One London

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BBC One is a TV channel that started broadcasting on the 20th April 1964. It replaced BBC Television.

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