with Frank Bough and Selina Scott 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 local
BBC studios 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 presents this week's fashion tips; Ask Alison - Alison Mitchell presents her weekly money advice and takes your calls on [number removed].
A hole is a house for a mole or a mouse
Presenter Sarah Long Guest Stuart Bradley
Story: A New Hole for Mole by SHEILA FRASER
Child care is a combination of skills and disciplines supplementing the efforts of parents. Parveen Mirza discusses some aspects of child care with Veena Bahl of the Asian Mother and Baby
Campaign, Dr S. Zohra Banu, a general practitioner, and Geeta Patel, a dental therapist.
Renu Kassam entertains with a Gujarati geet.
An Asian Unit presentation BBCPebbleMill
A series of eight programmes on letter-writing, with scenes by SUE TOWNSEND .
Brenda Bruce as Bella George Layton as Andrew Helen Pearson as Jackie 2: Keeping in Touch
Personal letters from friends and relatives are like a conversation you can keep. So - write as you speak.
Assistant producer STEPHEN MOSS Producer SALLY KIRKWOOD (R)
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with Richard Whitmore and Francis Coverdale News Headlines with subtitles
12.55 Regional News
Weather News MICHAEL FISH
Marian Foster and Paul Coia are joined by guests including Dr David Delvin and Michael Smith with the last of his series on new English cookery. Josephine Buchan takes to the water with Malcolm McKeag of Making Waves to report on international speed sailing from Portland harbour.
Written and presented by Mike Amatt
The Carnival (R)
The Rothmans Grand Prix
EDDIE CHARLTON versus CLIFF WILSON
, CLIFF THORBURN against JOE JOHNSON are this afternoon's forecasts.
DAVID VINE knows the precise details and introduces the nine-frame matches from The Hexagon.
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Something Nasty in the Kitchen by MICHAEL BOND (R)
with lain Lauchlan and Jane Hardy Harp
When Music-man shows
Fingermouse how to play the harp, it reminds him of drops of water falling to make a river. But when he finds a golden drop, he is given a crown to play the part of King Midas and turn to gold everything he touches. Music RICHARD
BROWN Puppets by JOANNE COLE Graphics CLARE BEATON Producer MICHAEL COLE
To Save 10,000 Monkeys Dr Dolittle has arrived in Africa and has to persuade the King that he's come in peace only to help the sick monkeys.
A different approach to the art of making pictures with Tony Hart , Joanna Kirk and Morph
Make transparent pictures with special markers, layers of cellophane, oil pastels, tissue paper and a magic mirror! There's Zippo and Company and more of your work in the Gallery.
Assistant producer JANE TARLETON Producer CHRISTOPHER PILKINGTON If you are 15 or under and would like to send a picture to the Gallery, sel d your entry to: Hartbeat, BBCtv, 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
A drama series in ten parts about life on the road and in the gold-fields of Australia. 2: Twelve-year-old Alec dreams of becoming a bush-pilot when he grows up but his dad already has dreams of finding gold.
Producer MICHAEL MIDLAN Director ROB STEWART
Presented by Angela Rippon Tonight sees a team of policemen from Greater
Manchester and a team of housewives from Maidenhead taking on other teams from all over the UK to find the Masterteam of 1985. Will the Maidenhead housewives go for food and drink or will they go for sport in their Spotlight rounds. Who is going to be the Masterteam?
Sue Lawley and Andrew Harvey present the latest pictures, stories and events of the day followed by Weather News
How would the 12 labours of Hercules compare with the toil of Terry thrice weekly?
starring Ronnie Barker Happy Release by DICK CLEMENT and IAN LA FRENAIS featuring
Brian Wilde , Fulton Mackay with Richard Beckinsale and David Jason , Colin Farrell Blanco, a 63-year-old recidivist, feels he's not long for this world and wants
Fletcher to inherit his legacy: stolen loot from a previous conviction.
Designer JON PUSEY
Produced by SYDNEY LOTTERBY (R)
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A ten-part serial created by LAVINIA WARNER
Part 7 by ANNE VALERY
The pressure to give evidence and the return of an old adversary cause friction among the women.
Music composed by JAMES HARPHAM Producer KEN RlDDlNGTON
Director MICHAEL OWEN MORRIS (R)
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Dr Beatrice Mason:
Mrs Van Meyer:
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 Infantry
This programme is about the pawn of warfare, the infantryman. At once essential and expendable, it is the infantryman who seizes and holds ground. The infantry soldier's role has always centred on the use of the individual weapon. The fact that he fights on foot, and for most of history has moved between battles on foot, has given war for him a personal dimension often not shared by the troops of other arms. For the infantryman, the essence of war has been to close with and to kill the enemy with an individual weapon - at the mercy of the elements and over all sorts of ground.
Wntten by RICHARD HOLMES Film editor MARTIN SHARPE Director JOHN BIRD
Series producer JOHN GAU
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Introduced by Steve Rider Featuring tonight:
International Snooker from The Hexagon, Reading The Rothmans Grand Prix This time last year
DENNIS TAYLOR pocketed the winner's cheque, and went on to claim the World Championship.
Total prize money this year, is £250,000 and, if the seedings work out, Taylor will face TONY MEO tonight - best of nine frames - for a place in the quarter-final.
Commentators TED LOWE
JACK KARNEHM , CLIVE EVERTON 'Boxer of the Year' Awards
This afternoon in London the boxing world gathered to find out the winner of the award for Britain's Boxer of the Year - a title won in 1984 by Barry McGuigan. The event, organised by the British
Boxing Board of Control and Newnes Books, also featured awards to overseas boxer of the year, and to the men involved in Britain's best fight of 1985. Plus news of all tonight's European football. Television presentation
Snooker KEITH MACKENZIE Boxing MARTIN WEBSTER Producer ROGER MOODY Editor JOHN ROWLINSON