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The Saturday Picture Show


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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.
Executive producer DAVID BROWN
BBC Manchester


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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