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The cuckoo now on every tree Sings 'Cuckoo, cuckoo'!
Story: Mr and Mrs Potter's Window Box by Sheila Collins
Author (Mr and Mrs Potter's Window Box):
The Cornhill Insurance Test Series
England v Australia from Headingley Fifth day
PETER WEST introduces coverage of this morning's play on the final day of the First Test.
RICHIE BENAUD , JIM LAKER
BOB WILLIS , RAY ILLINGWORTH Television presentation
KEITH MACKENZIE. MIKE ADLEY
Executive producer NICK HUNTER
with Richard Whitmore
Weather News IAN MCCASKILL
A See-Saw programme Springtime for
Hugo Hugo has to lose weight.
Dr Glossop advises him to go jogging with him. But jogging isn't the right sort of exercise for Hugo. What is? Clara comes up with the answer. with the voices of GEORGE LAYTON and JOHN TELFER Music by BENNI LEES
Written by MICHAEL COLE Designed by ALAN ROGERS Animated by PETER LANG Produced by DAVID YATES
The Cornhill Insurance Test Series
England v Australia
PETER WEST introduces coverage of this afternoon's play.
BBC Outside Broadcast cameras bring you the first day of this great racing and social occasion, with the traditional Royal Drive down the course.
2.30 The Queen Anne Stakes (lm)
The action starts with a re-match between the principals in last month's thrilling Lockinge Stakes,
Teleprompter and Prismatic.
3.5 The Prince of Wales Stakes dim)
3.45 The St James 's Palace Stakes (Old Mile)
The first-day highlight. It's been won in recent years by horses like Brigadier Gerard , Kris, To Agori Mou and Chief Singer. Introduced by JULIAN WILSON Commentators
Fashions described by JUDITH CHALMERS
Producer RICHARD TILLING
Life Gets Everywhere
On rocky cliffs, at the very bottom of the sea, even in the hottest desert, there is life, if you look closely.
Music and narration Derek Griffiths
Research ANNE DENEHY Written and produced by MICHAEL COLE
Presented by with Bob Carolgees and Spit the dog Bernie Clifton Amanda Swift
Duncan Goodhew Jackie Willmott Sarah Hardcastle ABC and Hipsway
Today Ms Walsh is more than put out by the behaviour of Spit the dog and the Lift is invaded by a frenetic pop fan (Amanda Swift), ABC and Hipsway.
Sound ALAN STOKES
Lighting DEREK HOBDAY Designer CAROL COLDER Producer JOHN SMITH
Series producer JUDY WHITFIELD
The latest news on our animals with Su Ingle and Michael Jordan
Cats. Not everybody's idea of a wild animal. But there are many cats living in our cities that never see the inside of a house. As Su discovers, that's because they live in their own, truly wild colonies.
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starring with guest stars
3: Adrift in a Sea of Confusion In an ironic turn of events, the problems of the Rush family and Jerry's grieving for a lost friend give Kildare a vital clue to the source of the epidemic....
(Repeat. Part 4 Thursday at 5.35pm)
Dr James Kildare:
Dr Leonard Gillespie:
Nurse Zoe Lawton:
Dr Lou Rush:
with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell followed by Weather News
London Plus, Spotlight Points West, Look East
Look North, South Today North West Today Midlands Today
by Harry Duffin.
'So he was gambling. How much did he lose?'
(For cast see Thursday page 62)
Noel Edmonds re-creates a special moment in the life of Hayley Mills
Featuring the sights and sounds of Easter 1959.
Comparing the prices in Noel's 1959 shopping bag.
Discovering what happened to the people who found themselves in the headlines that month.
With Sir John Mills and this week's guest reader of the news clips who was himself making news.
Music from Russ Conway Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson
Assistant producer DAVID NICOLSON Produced and directed by HENRY MURRAY
with Bob Monkhouse This week: the cheeky warmth of Bernie Winters , and from America the hilarious ventriloquial skills of Ronn Lucas and the comic observations of Byron Allen. THE HARRY STONEHAM BAND Programme associate NEIL SHAND Script associate DENNIS BERSON Director GEOFF MILES
Produced by JOHN FISHER
with John Humphrys Weather News
Rites of Passage
Tubbs moves quickly to assist Valerie Gordon , a New York detective and former girlfriend, in her search for her adventurous younger sister. But Diane Gordon is not about to abandon her fast-lane lifestyle as a high-priced call girl and refuses to go back home - a decision that could prove fatal.
Written by DAVID PYNE
Directed by DAVID ANSPAUGH
A portrait of Italy today seen through the lives of ten different Italians.
4: The Venetian Dance Master Ferruccio Berolo is a passionate enthusiast. About Venice, where he lives. And about classical dance, which he once performed and now teaches. He is frantically preparing the 95 children of his ballet school for their end-of-year show.
But in spite of the stresses of teaching, Ferruccio is a man who enjoys himself. Narrated by Michael Pennington Written by david willey
Series producer JEREMY BENNETT Producer EDWARD MIRZOEFF
A fresh and funny film, (DAILY MAIL) A lovely film, not only of the likeable Ferruccio Berolo but of what it is like to live in Venice. (DAILY TELEGRAPH)
with Barry Norman
Birdy believes one day he will be able to fly, but his friend, AI, cannot quite accept the dream.
Matthew Modine and Nicolas Cage star in Alan Parker 's new film about two boys growing up in Philadelphia at the time of the Vietnam war.
Mask is the true story of Rocky, a 16-year-old with 'lionitis'. Cher is Rusty, his mother, a freewheeling woman who hangs out with bikers and believes in her son's independence despite his disability.
A preview of some of the films opening during the summer, including Ridley Scott 's Legend.
Director JANE PROWSE Producer JUDY LINDSAY
Sugar Ray Nardo
Elaine becomes a nervous wreck when her young son, Jason, decides to give up the oboe for a more noble art - boxing? Under the tutelage of Tony ...?
Written by KATHERINE GREEN Directed by DANNY DEVITO