with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
For timetable see Monday. Including today Month by Month - March fashions with Beverley Alt ; gardening advice from Alan Titchmarsh down on Titch's Pitch;
Advice Line - experts answer your calls and offer advice; and Glynn Christian has more cookery tips.
9.20 Pages from Ceefax
with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale Weather News
(London and SE: Financial
Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)
Today's programme looks at some of the problems facing battered wives and their children, and sees what one federation is doing to help them.
There are more embroidery tips from Jan Beaney , and music from the French singing star Julien Clerc. Editor PETER HERCOMBE
A See -Saw programme
Balloons, kangaroos and jumping frogs all bounce in and out of the hokey cokey today! with Chloe Ashcroft and Don Spencer Musical director RICHARD BROWN
Designer JOHN ASBRIDGE Produced by CHRISTINE HEWITT
If you've ever wanted a computer desk, a hi-fi video centre, bunk beds or a rocking chair, these are just a few of the items which Richard Blizzard will be making in his series of eight programmes.
3: Oak Steak Plates
There was a time when most people ate off wooden platters. In this programme Richard Blizzard shows how to carve a steak platter out of oak and how to carve and fit handles on to steak knives and forks. In the garden he makes the ideal garden picnic table. Director PAULA GILDER
Producer PETER RAMSDEN Book 98.95 from booksellers
I'm a fine musician, I practise every day
Presenter Fred Harris Guests Liz Watts Bruce Thompson
Story: The Queen's Painting by ALLEN SADLER
by JACKIE WEBB
Told by Christopher Biggins for Jackanory
2: How Mr Wilkes Was Nearly Supplanted
Laurel and Hardy have some magic moments in Old Baghdad.
A cartoon series
with Johnny Ball
This week Johnny discovers the fun behind the facts about Fire.
Find out how fire was feared and fought, how flame makes a devil of a good blazer and is no match for a volcano.
So Think Again when you strike a light-it's hot stuff. Written by JOHNNY BALL Designer ROD MCLEAN
Producer ALBERT BARBER BBC Bristol
with Roy Castle. Fiona Kennedy and Norris McWhirter who explore the longest, shortest, highest, lowest, rarest, deepest, greatest-more people and things with a place in the record books.
Designer PAUL HAINES
Producer ALAN RUSSELL
After the disappointment of the European Championships last month, Britain's KAREN BARBER and NICKY SLATER begin their bid for world honours in the Yoyogi stadium. Their task is formidable with the renewed challenge of the two Soviet couples who dominated the proceedings in Gothenburg plus strong North American competition from last year's bronze medallists JUDY BLUMBERG and MICHAEL SEIBERT and Canadian champions TRACY WILSON and ROBERT MCCALL.
ALAN WEEKS reports on today's compulsory dances and the short programmes c in both the men's and pairs' championships.
2 Television presentation by TBS of Japan
Producer JIM RESIDE
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Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell followed by Weather News
London Plus, Spotlight
South Today, Points West Look East, Look North North West Tonight Midlands Today
by Jane Hollowood.
'Perhaps it's a clue. Perhaps the murderer was a German... something to do with war!'
Next episode Thursday 7.0pm.
EastEnders Line: dial [number removed]
Det Sgt Rich:
Starring Les Dawson, the host of the comedy quiz game that everyone can play at home. Trying to match the contestants' blanks are this week's guests: Fred Feast, David Jacobs, Lesley Judd, Jonathan King, Claire Rayner, Wincey Willis
Produced in association with Mark Goodson and Talbot TV Ltd
A mystery in six parts by MICHAEL J. BIRD starring
5: Into the Vortex
As the island house begins to yield up its secrets
Catherine and Anders are convinced they know the identity of her assailant. But time is running out.
Music composed by JOHNNY PEARSON Script editor BRIAN WRIGHT
Studio lighting ALAN HENDERSON Designer BOB SMART
Producer VERE LORRIMER Director DAVID MALONEY
Anna Marie Jordahl:
Barry Took with your comments in the programme you help to write.
Producer BERNARD NEWNHAM
Please send letters to: Barry Took Points of View, BBC Television Centre, London W12 8QT
with John Humphrys Weather News
hosted by Terry Wogan in the presence of HRH The Princess Anne, Mrs Mark Phillips ,
President of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
Live from the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.
The nominations for 1984 span the whole range of top television shows including
Threads, Jewel in the Crown, Minder, Tenko, The Hot
Shoe Show, Spitting Image, Yes Minister, Hi-de-Hi!, Just Good Friends, The Young Ones, Did You See...? and The South Bank Show.
Together with nominations from Current Affairs, News, and Documentaries.
Among the nominees for individual performances are Lenny Henry , Ruth Madoc Paul Nicholas , George Cole and Peggy Ashcroft.
The contenders for the best film of 1984 are The Dresser, The Killing Fields, Paris Texas, and A Private Function, and films nominated in other categories include:
Ghostbusters, Broadway Danny Rose and Comfort and Joy. Those nominated for the best film acting performances of the year include Shirley MacLaine ,
Helen Mirren , Maggie Smith Meryl Streep ,
Tom Courtenay , Albert Finney Denholm Elliott , Cher and Eileen Atkins Musical director
Script and research SARAH WILLIAMS Production managers BRUCE MILLAR , ED BYE
Designer RICHARD MORRIS Produced and directed by MICHAEL HURLL
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Tim Brooke-Taylor is the questionmaster in a game to test the wits of the wittiest and the general knowledge of the generally knowledgeable. The teams
John Junkin , Janet Ellis Dave Wolfe
Christopher Hughes , Shirley Cheriton , Kenneth Williams Based on an idea by IRENE THOMAS Director ROGER CASSTLES Producer ROY RONNIE BBC Pebble Mill