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 latest pop charts 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].
Presenter Sarah Long Guest Stuart Bradley
Story: There's no Such Thing as a Dragon
Story and pictures by JACK KENT
Director GREG CHILDS
The basics of making curtains are demonstrated by Wahida Khan. She explains to Shaheen Nawab and Samina Mir about alterations, colour schemes and materials.
Abida Parveen sings a Saraiki folk song.
An Asian Unit presentation BBC Pebble Mill
with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles
12.55 Regional News
Weather News IAN MCCASKILL
Bob Langley and Paul Coia present the midweek edition which offers a glimpse of democracy at work with Gerrard Neale MP who believes in taking Parliament to the people.
Jane Lomas gets some advice on choosing and using knitting machines and the Cooking Canon and Rabbi Blue join forces to serve food that is 'simply divine'.
A See-Saw programme by PETER FIRMIN and OLIVER POSTGATE (R)
The Day of Terrible Jokes by BOB GODFREY and STAN HAYWARD
When is a sailor a piece of wood? Join Henry's Cat and his faithful servant Chris Rabbit as they rescue damsels in distress, fight three-headed dragons and free the country of bad jokes! Narrated by Bob Godfrey Script STAN HAYWARD Production MIKE HAYES
Directed by BOB GODFREY
Written and created by Peter Maddocks
Voices Peter Hawkins and Susan Sheridan
by KENNETH GRAHAME
Told by Bernard Cribbins for Jackanory
Today: The Wild Wood (R)
are landed and stranded on the moon in Missile Hassle (R)
by BARRY MURRAY starring Paul Daniels Nasinamon Island
Spoof and Bluff get into a very nasty situation while out fishing. Guess who gets them in it?
Aldibirontiofornifoscio is an evil magic word used by an evil magic man to make up evil magic water that makes all the Puzzleopolians very sad. Wizbit sees that fairplay prevails.
With DEBBIE MCGEE and PATRICK PAGE
Produced by CLIVE DOIG
Directed by David G. ROSE
A thriller in six parts by BERNARD ASHLEY
1: Paula had never heard of the gangster Charlie Elkin until her grandfather witnessed him commit armed robbery. After that, Paula, like her best friend Narinder, discovered what it was to be really afraid!
Lighting CEDRIC RICH
VT editor STEPHEN NEWNHAM Designer GRAEME THOMSON
Executive producer PAUL STONE Director MARILYN FOX
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Pratap Singh Sidhu:
Kamal Kaur Sidhu:
The Video Quiz
A video arcade game, pop videos, sports videos, news videos - they're all ingredients in First Class.
Schools from all over Britain are represented by teams of three students, and Debbie Greenwood leads them through this knock-out tournament to find the First Class of 1986. Will they be from Wiltshire, Wales,
Dundee or Durham? The winning school will get a microcomputer with disc drive and monitor. Designer JIM LONGMUIR Director JUSTIN C. ADAMS Producer CHARLES NAIRN BBC Scotland
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
Felicity Kendal didn't realise that watering the plants in Terry's dressing-room could take most of the day. Director BRUCE MILLAR Producer PETER ESTALL
Series producer FRANCES WHITAKER
by JON WATKINS starring William Gaunt and Patricia Garwood
An actress comes to stay and Arthur is inspired to join the local amateurs - with dramatic results.
Design BOB COVE
Produced and directed by ROBIN NASH
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Sammy Jo and Joel hole up in Daniel's ranch putting Rita through rehearsals for her most demanding role. An unlikely messenger brings Alexis news from Moldavia and a mysterious stranger trails Claudia and Adam on their secret rendezvous in San Francisco.
Written by DENNIS TURNER
Directed by ROBERT SCHEERER
(The next episode of Dynasty is on Friday at 7.30pm)
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with Julia Somerville and John Humphrys Regional News Weather News
A documentary serial in six parts with Desmond Wilcox 2: From This Day Forward The big day for Marc and Karen. The weather is fine, the church filled with flowers and there's a horse and carriage waiting to deliver the bride. The honeymoon destination is still a secret, the guests are getting ready to make a day (and night) of it at the reception in the Rugby Club. And the practical jokers among
Marc's friends are planning to wreck the wedding night as part of a tradition they've maintained for years. Marc's divorced mother and father will be coming together again - just for the wedding - she in a new hat and he with a new wife. There'll be speeches and embarrassments - but at the end of it all the stars of this real-life soap opera will be facing the future together.
Film cameraman NORMAN SHEPHERD Film editor PHYLLIS IRONSIDE Director JOHN PETTMAN
Producer DESMOND WILCOX BBC Scotland
Stockard Channing Sam Waterson
'Dandy Cochran ' is a determined young female car thief whose dream in life is owning a Dino Ferrari sports car. When she is arrested on a minor charge she manages to trick the public defender,
Philip Le Clerq , into securing her release, even though there are several warrents out for her arrest. With her freedom restored, Dandy sets in motion a devious plan to secure the$20,000 needed to purchase her dream car ...
Screenplay by B J. PERLA and MARILYN GOLDIN
Produced and directed by JERRY SCHATZBERG
(First showing on British television)
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