with Frank Bough and Debbie Greenwood
The search is on for Superdad - Britain's favourite father. More details of the competition that could take your family on a Christmas trip to Disneyland, USA. 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 at 6.57, 7.27,
Sports news at 7.20, 8.20
A review of today's papers at 8.37
Including this morning:
Save Our Soccer -
Emlyn Hughes with more ways to improve the image of British football;
Lynn Faulds Wood presents Danger Watch at 8.15;
Glynn's Barrow - weekend shopping and price advice from Glynn Christian;
Alan Titchmarsh answers your queries on [number removed]. Plus Steve Blacknell with his round-up of pop news; and Nigel Coombs has travel ideas for Christmas presents.
Presenter Carol Leader
Madame Souhami and Co Story: Ananse and the Story Chest (traditional)
Musical director PETER GOSLING Drummer DANIEL HAMMOND Director DIANNE KENNY
Editor CYNTHIA FELGATE (R)
with Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart
News Headlines with subtitles
Weather News MICHAEL FISH
Magnus Magnusson and Josephine Buchan introduce the ever-popular lunchtime magazine programme from
Birmingham. Peter Seabrook looks at another garden from the Pebble Mill street at next year's Stoke-on-Trent
National Garden Festival.
A See-Saw programme.
Chigley is in Trumptonshire and contains a factory, a pottery, a stately home and a vintage steam railway. (R)
by MICHAEL BOND
A Visit to the Theatre
Narrated by Michael Hordern Music by HERBERT CHAPPELL Animated and directed by IVOR WOOD
GRAHAM CLUTTERBUCK (R)
with Antony Johns
Today's programme gets off to a racing start as Antony gets up speed on and off a BMX bike!
Musical director ALLAN ROGERS Designer MICHAEL TREVOR Produced and directed by PTPPA DYSON
Another episode with those two ever-hungry bears, Yogi and Boo Boo. (R)
with Bill Homewood and Bill Pertwee
And from Vladivostok, via Omsk and Scunthorpe, a special guest appearance by Bannjo Hyll , the master spy and well-known anagram! The teams in part two of this week's challenge to unmask the traitor are from Ferndown and Bedford.
The adventures of the Monster family of Loch Ness The Maze at Urquhart Castle with the voices of SUSAN SHERIDAN
Written and drawn by PETER MADDOCKS Music by ROGER AND GAVIN GREENAWAY (R)
with Roy Castle Fiona Kennedy and Julian Farino
Join Fiona in a miniature world made up of millions of tiny plastic bricks.
See Gary Windebank push a huge barrow-load of full-size bricks in pursuit of a new world record. Hear about
Robin Colley 's epic pole-squat world record. It's not a tall story. Don't forget to watch. Assistant producer SALLY FRASER Producer michael FORTE
Episode 16 by MARGARET SIMPSON
Departure day for the French kids. It's au revoir for some and plain goodbye for others. Roland can't face parting with Fabienne.
Devised by PHIL REDMOND Director DAVID BELL (R)
(For cast list see Tuesday page 57)
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Presented by Angela Rippon Sunderland and Liverpool compete against each other in the second quarter-final. Who's going to join last night's winners in the semi-finals? Will your favourite Spotlight subject be on the board? Can you beat the teams when they are put
In a Spin with three letters and asked to find the longest word? Switch on tonight to find the Masterteam.
with 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
A macedoine, a melange, a cornucopia: what does the man mean? Join Terry for the Friday fandango, live from the Television Theatre on Shepherd's Bush Green.
starring Les Dawson as the host of the comedy quiz game everyone can play at home.
Join Les and his celebrities for another show destined to be full of fun and frivolity.
Special guests this week are: Karen Barber , Geoff Capes David Hamilton Mary Parkinson
Ted Rogers , Helen Shapiro Produced in association with MARK GOODSON and TALBOT TV LTD Sound MIKE MCCARTHY
Designer MARTIN COLUNS Director TONY NEWMAN Producer STANLEY APPEL
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Imperator, Ruler of his People, tonight celebrates the marriage of his son, His Highness Prince Michael of Moldavia to
Amanda, daughter of the House of Carrington, of Denver, Colorado. In attendance will be the bride's mother, Mrs Alexis Dexter , Head of Colby Co
Investments of Denver and Hong Kong, the bride's father, Mr Blake Carrington , Head of Carrington Oil, the bride's step-father, the well-known philanthropist Mr Dex Dexter , the bride's step-mother, Mrs Blake
Carrington, one of Denver's leading hostesses, and other members of the Colby and Carrington families.
It is the first visit to Moldavia for most of them, but those in court circles will remember affectionately the vivacious and witty Mrs Dexter as a generous and warm friend of Moldavia and a popular member of HM King Galen's intimate circle some years ago. We welcome our guests to our country and embrace them.
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with John Humphrys and Andrew Harvey
Weekend Weather News
created by ROBERT BANKS STEWART starring John Nettles in The Sins of the Fathers by TESSA COLEMAN with Terence Alexander and featuring Sean Arnold Deborah Grant , Mela White Guest stars
Warren Clarke Lynn Farleigh
Henry Hoffman might be 'Hollywood's favourite
German' but he is nobody else's. Threats to his life come as no surprise to anyone, least of all his fellow actors ...
Theme music by GEORGE FENTON Script editor CHRIS BOUCHER Film editor MARTIN SHARPE Designer JOHN HURST
Photography PETER CHAPMAN Produced by JONATHAN ALWYN Directed by GRAEME HARPER
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Jean du Bois:
Det Con Goddard:
Man with gun:
from the Grand Hall, Olympia featuring
The Cognac Courvoisier Napoleon Stakes
The serious side of this pre-Christmas show is the jumping and, with most of the leading European riders here to compete with the best of the British, the quality is assured. Leading the assault are European Champion Paul Schockemohle from Germany and Hugo Simon from Austria
Introduced by DAVID VINE Commentators
Producers JOHNNIE WATHERSTON and ALASTAIR SCOTT
starring Marsha Mason Ned Beatty and Kathleen Beller asBuffy
Buffy Koenig is an attractive, popular 17-year-old on the threshold of an exciting life, but her dreams are devastated by the discovery that she has cancer. This brave and remarkable film examines the relationship between Buffy, her parents, and her doctor, and the subtle changes her condition brings.
Screenplay by LORING MANDEL Produced and directed by JEROME HELLMAN
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Dr Alexandra Kendall:
Dr Jim Sandman:
Dr Walter Mclnerny: