With Frank Bough and Debbie Greenwood Including this morning: Advice Line - the panel answers your calls and letters at 7.32 and 8.45
Titch's Pitch - join
Alan Titchmarsh in his garden for seasonal advice
Glynn Christian cooks up some recipe ideas with beer
Beverley Alt is joined by two Young viewers who become fashion models for the morning.
Today: A Fly in the Pink The Ant from Uncle Pinkfinger (R)
After the storm, Huck and Jim found a cabin floating on flood waters. In it were
Women's clothes, candles, a knife and other useful things. Huck went ashore disguised as a girl but he didn't fool Mrs Loftus who told him about a search for a runaway slave. Huck hurried back to the island to warn Jim. They headed down river on a raft. 17: Smallpox
Written byALAN OMAN (For cast see page 34. R)
Out and about at Haggs
Castle, Glasgow. What are girdles, cleekies, whips and peeries? Alan, Ross and Sam try to explain - with some bear-faced interruptions! Director ALISON HAGGER
Series producer PETER CHARLTON (R)
Ready, steady, one, two, three - On your marks, get set And run with me.
Presenter Ben Thomas Guest Jane Hardy
Story: The King Gets Fit by ALLEN SADLER and JOE WRIGHT
with Moira Stuart and Chris Lowe
Weather News MICHAEL FISH 1 27 Regional News (London andSE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)
Animals wear no clothes - no, no clothes they wear - but look what different coats are there.
get taken for a ride in Curfew for Kids (R)
Second of five programmes starring Clive Dunn by BOB BLOCK
Grandad wrecks the new
Mayor's car, his dog rips the new Mayor's coat and, when His Worship examines the Council's safety regulations,
Grandad falls off the roof! But guess who has to present
Grandad with first prize for the amateur pottery contest?
Devised by CLIVE DUNN Designer JOHN BONE
Producer JEREMY SWAN (R)
Captain, the parrot:
Second of five programmes
What Do You Mean 'We', Amigo?
When an outlaw gang begin terrorising Quake City
Donovan summons the help of his long-time friend and defender of justice - the Masked Stranger! There is, however, one slight problem - the Masked Stranger is not the man he used to be!
(Another story tomorrow 5.35 pm)
with Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey followed by Weather News
London Plus, Spotlight Points West, Look East Look North, South Today
North West Tonight Midlands Today
by Bill Lyons.
'I don't think you should move anything 'til the police get here'.
Noel Edmonds re-creates a special moment in the life of Barbara Cartland
Featuring the sights and sounds of summer 1931.
Highlighting the fashions, crazes, styles, popular music, films, radio, and news stories of the time. Comparing the prices in Noel's 1931 shopping bag.
Discovering what happened to the people who found themselves in the headlines that month.
With survivors of the Birmingham tornado, hikers Don Gresswell and Bert Ward and this week's guest reader of the news clips who was himself making news. Music from Douglas Byng Research RICHARD VAUGHAN Videotape editor ROY DEMERY Designer VAL WARRENDER Produced and directed by HENRY MURRAY
Chris Serle and Paul Heiney take it in turns to plunge in at the deep end and learn the hard way about completely new worlds. Film Actor
As an actor Paul Heiney is an absolute beginner. Now he must work for the chance to play a brutal German mercenary who tries to throttle Michael Caine. The film is Water, a major feature written and produced by DICK CLEMENT and IAN LA FRENAIS. Paul goes to RADA hoping to become the most dangerous man you've ever seen. He visits Oliver Reed to ask how to play a screen heavy. A Hollywood dialect coach teaches him the German accent and he must learn to fight like a trained killer.
Before Paul faces the camera, Billy Connolly and Brenda Vaccaro offer last-minute advice.
Michael Caine 's tip is: 'Say the lines as you would to anyone you disliked intensely - which is me in this case ...' Series producer EDWARD MIRZOEFF Producer NICK HANDEL (R)
A piece of outstanding entertainment.
A smash-hit series.
(NEWS OF THE WORLD)
with Frances Coverdale and the BBC's reporters around the world
Weather News BILL GILES
The Secret Admirer
Life could hardly be better for C. J. Parsons , with a vice-presidency at Houston Industries and a promising relationship with her boyfriend. But the past promises to shatter the idyll in the form of someone who is determined to get what he wants ... and he wants C. J. Parsons.
Written by CALVIN CLEMENTS JR Directed by DON CHAFFEY
C J Parsons:
Det Lt Hoyt:
'Too Mean' Malone:
starring George Melly with JOHN CHILTON 'S FEETWARMERS John Chilton (trumpet) Collin Bates (piano) Barry Dillon (bass)
Chuck Smith (drums) The irrepressible jazz entertainer performs on stage, in his unique style, numbers that include 'The Black Mountain blues' and Django Reinhardt 's 'Nuages'. His special guest at the Lincoln Theatre Royal is the stylish singer Helen Shapiro. Musical director JOHN CHILTON Designer IAN RAWNSLEY Producer SIMON BETTS
A tribute to 'the voice of show jumping' Dorian Williams , OBE, Master of Foxhounds, who died last month.
For more than three decades his 'Oohs' and 'Aahs' helped many a rider over a puissance wall; or through, or perhaps into, the lake at Badminton Horse Trials.
In this programme, first shown in 1977, Hugh Mcllvanney talks to Dorian about his commentaries, and about life away from the microphone; schooling at Harrow, training for the theatre at the Guildhall, inheriting a prep school, and transforming the family home into a centre for adult education. (R)
The first of seven concert performances from around the world features Richard Thompson , described by Rolling Stone magazine as 'one of the great buried treasures of British rock'.
Anne Nightingale introduces highlights of his concert recorded at Barriemore's Club in Ottawa, Canada. Director LARRY JORDAN
TV presentation TOM CORCORAN