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The Saturday Picture Show

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Live from the Picture Show control room Mark Curry introduces another exciting selection of films, competitions, cartoons and pop music.
Maggie Philbin takes the Mobile Picture Unit for a day trip to one of Britain's most historic tourist resorts. Star guest: David Copperfield.
There's music from one of the best new pop bands Silent Running.
Viewers can win lots of prizes in the new telephone memory game, Pick a Pair and in the first of the Picture Show postcode competitions.
And there's lots more including episode 2 of Zorro Fighting Legion, pop-in guests Bourgie Bourgie and more cartoon fun with Boss Cat.
Designer BARRY ROACH
Producer TONY HARRISON
Executive producer DAVID BROWN
BBC Manchester

Contributors

Introduces: Mark Curry
Unknown: Maggie Philbin
Unknown: David Copperfield.
Unknown: Bourgie Bourgie
Designer: Barry Roach
Producer: Tony Harrison
Producer: David Brown

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The Saturday Picture Show

BBC One London, 28 April 1984 8.45






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