with Frank Bough and Debbie Greenwood Timetable
News on the hour and half hour read by Sue Carpenter
Weather with Francis Wilson at 6.55, 7.25, 7.55, 8.25, 8.55
Nationwide news, weather and travel from your local BBC studio at 6.57, 7.27,
7.57 and 8.27
Sports news at 7.20 and 8.20 Including this morning:
The Top 20 - a look at the new chart at 7.32; Beverly Alt with this week's fashion tips; Ask Alison - Alison Mitchell presents her weekly money advice and takes your calls on [number removed]
Coverage from Blackpool of the second day's debates on Rates, Drugs and Defence.
Presenter Sarah Long Guest Stuart Bradley
Story Three Little Pigs (trad)
Further live coverage from Blackpool including the debate on Defence.
with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale News Headlines with subtitles
12.55 Regional News
Weather News BILL GILES
Intrepid explorer Tim Severin tells of his 1,500-mile journey from Greece to Georgia in a replica of the ship which took Jason and the Argonauts on their legendary quest for the Golden Fleece. And Michael Smith is in the foyer with more new English cookery.
(Tim Severin Voyage of the Heroes can be seen on BBC2 starting Thursday 17 October)
Written and presented by Mike Amatt The Balloon
Animation SIMON and SARA BOR Director SID WADDELL
Producer DAVID BROWN (R) BBC Manchester
Coverage of the afternoon's debates.
3.52 Regional News
with lain Lauchlan and Jane Hardy
Drum. The tom-toms beat, making a feather-duster in Music-man's house think it's a parrot and fly off to the jungle. Fingermouse follows in hot pursuit and has whisker-raising encounters with snakes, tigers, crocodiles and the dreaded mouse-eating plant! Music RICHARD
BROWN Puppets by JOANNE COLE Graphics CLARE BEATON Producer MICHAEL COLE
A cartoon serial about the good doctor who can talk with animals.
Luke the Hermit. Tommy and Dr Dolittle get involved in a gold robbery and find the good thief who gave his share of the gold away.
A different approach to the art of making pictures with Tony Hart , Margot Wilson and Liza Brown
Owls and Clowns. The most popular Gallery pictures.
Why are owls and clowns so popular? Make plastic owls and pastel clowns. Liza visits Zippo the Clown Troupe and Margot designs a slide-along-a-owl-clown game. Watch out for your work in the Gallery. Designer PETER PARKER
Assistant producer JANE TARLETON Producer CHRISTOPHER PILKINGTON If you are 15 or under and would like to send a picture to the Gallery, send your entry to: Hartbeat, BBC tv, London W3 6XZ
There's a prize for any that are shown, as long as you put your name, age and address on the back. But sorry, none can be returned.
with Paul McDowell
The Spy Museum by DOROTHY SMITH
Spies are in the news.
Recently master spies from both sides of the Iron Curtain have revealed the secrets of their spy networks.
Today Mark Curry enters the maximum security barracks of the Intelligence Corps, hidden away in the Kent countryside, and finds a tiny museum which contains some of the most amazing spy stories ever told.
Film editor ADRIENNE WALSH
Series producer EDWARD BARNES Director ROB BENFIELD
Yabba-dabba-doo! Roll on down to Bedrock to meet that most modern of Stone Age families.
The Buffalo Convention
Fred and Barney plan to get away on a Buffalo Lodge outing, but Fred's investment in Wilma's birthday present turns out to be a case of cheap talk proving very expensive indeed!
A HANNA BARBERA production
with Nicholas WitcheU and Andrew Harvey followed by Weather News
London Plus, Spotlight Points West, Look East Look North, South Today
North West Tonight Midlands Today
This is the week to watch if you're sick to death of seeing the Irishman three times a week.
Last in the current series Vampire
Narrated by David Attenborough
Vampires have dominated folklore for over 2,000 years - symbols of the supernatural and things that go bump in the night. In South America the vampire lives on! In forests and caves, in flight, at home and on the hunt, this intimate study shows that in spite of their bizarre blood-lapping habit, vampire bats are social creatures capable of great gentleness. Film cameraman MARTIN SAUNDERS
Written and produced by ADRIAN WARREN (R) BBC Bristol
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A ten-part serial created by LAVINIA WARNER
Part 5 by JILL HYEM
The arrival of two visitors is received with mixed emotions by the women. While one is the cause of great upset - the other brings welcome relief.
Music composed by JAMES HARPHAM Producer KEN RlDDINGTON
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Mrs Van Meyer:
Dr Beatrice Mason:
Julia Somerville and John Humphrys present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad
A History of Men in Battle Presented by Frederick Forsyth Fighting Spirit
What is it that makes one man run away and another stay and fight? How is a soldier able to endure the terrors of battle and still fight bravely on? Effective soldiers are made, not bom. Armies throughout history have employed the same mixture of persuasion and coercion, of tradition, comradeship and discipline, to guide the uncertain and control the unwilling.
Fighting Spirit shows how the raw recruit can be turned into the kind of soldier who will not yield to the stresses of battle, but whose will to fight will remain equal to the many calls that are made upon it.
Written by RICHARD HOLMES
Photography IAN STONE. ALAN STEVENS Film editor PAULINE DYKES Producer IAN TAYLOR
Series producer JOHN GAU
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Introduced by Steve Rider News, views and personalities from the sporting world including tonight:
The Horse of the Year Show from Wembley Arena featuring The Norwich Union
Leading Jumper of the Year
This is the most important national class of the year, which surprisingly has never been won by either of the Whitaker brothers. The competition consists of one round and a jump-off against the clock, with E8,500 prize money on offer. Commentators
The Kiwis in Bradford
Tonight in Bradford the New Zealand Rugby League side warms up for its first test next week with a match against the Great Britain
Under-21 team. The Kiwis are currently the unofficial world champions, having recently beaten the highly-rated
Australians. Harry Gratian reports on the reason for their success, and Ray French assesses tonight's action. TV presentation: Show Jumping
Rugby League KEITH PHILLIPS Producer ROGER MOODY Editor JOHN ROWUNSON
in the Spotlight
Last month one of Britain's favourite entertainers died at the age of 62. Tonight a repeat of one of the Spotlight series in which
Dickie highlighted his long and successful career in show business, and illustrated with song, dance and impressions the style which made him into a top-class entertainer. Music GERRY COLLINS QUARTET Producer DON SAYER