First Tuesday (TV programme)

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First Tuesday
Also known asThis World
Presented byJonathan Dimbleby, Olivia O'Leary[1]
Production companyYorkshire Television
Original release5 April 1983 (1983-04-05) –
2 November 1993 (1993-11-02)
Related showsNetwork First

First Tuesday was a monthly television documentary strand, shown in the United Kingdom on the ITV network and was produced by Yorkshire Television. The subject matter was mainly social issues and current affairs stories from around the world. It ran from 5 April 1983 to 2 November 1993, with programmes being shown on the first Tuesday of the month, hence the title. In 1993, Network First was a part replacement for First Tuesday.

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  1. ^ Evans, Jeff (1995). The Guinness Television Encyclopedia. Guinness. p. 198. ISBN 0-85112-744-4.
  2. ^ "'Cold Blood' AI Winner" (Press release). Reuters. 4 June 1992. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 9 January 2013.
  3. ^ "FIRST TUESDAY (COLD BLOOD: THE MASSACRE OF EAST TIMOR)". ITN (Independent Television News). Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 9 January 2013.
  4. ^ Constâncio Pinto; Matthew Jardine (1997). East Timor's Unfinished Struggle: Inside the Timorese Resistance. South End Press. p. 270. ISBN 978-0-89608-541-1.
  5. ^ "M25 the Magic Roundabout: First Tuesday". YouTube.

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