with Mike Smith 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 charts at 7.32; Beverly Alt presents this week's fashion tips; Ask Alison -
Alison Mitchell keeps an eye on the finances and takes your call on [number removed].
Presenter Sarah Long Guest Stuart Bradley
Story: Mrs Mopple 's Washing Line by ANITA HEWETT Illustrated by ROBERT BROOMFIELD
Attacks on women and assaults on children appear to be on the increase.
Ghazala Amin discusses the problem with a police officer. With the help of Samina Mir, karate enthusiast
Rajni Sharma demonstrates some self-defence techniques. Rakesh Kumar sings a ghazal, Pratap and Priya Pawar perform a Mogul court dance.
An Asian Unit presentation BBCPebbleMill
with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles
Weather News MICHAEL FISH
Today's programme includes the third in the 'simply divine' cooking series.
Cooking Canon John Eley and Rabbi Lionel Blue demonstrate some more exotic and unusual recipes spiced with their unique blend of ecumenical humour.
A See-Saw programme by PETER FIRMIN and OLIVER POSTGATE
Bagpuss, an old cloth cat, lives with his friends in the window of Emily's shop.... where anything can happen. Music by SANDRA KERR and JON FAULKNER (R)
The Pilfered Pearls by BOB GODFREY and STAN HAYWARD
The great detective Henry's
Cat and Dr Whatsit help Lady Penelope recover her priceless pearls from the cunning magician Rambini. Narrated by Bob Godfrey Script STAN HAYWARD
Production mike ha yes
Directed by BOB GODFREY
Written and created by PETER MADDOCKS
Voices PETER HAWKINS and SUSAN SHERIDAN
by TED HUGHES
Told by Tom Baker for Jackanory
Today: What's to be Done with the Iron Man
try to push an elephant uphill in Crash 'n' Carry (R)
by BARRY MURRAY starring Paul Daniels A Game of 'Hanki-poo'
Professor Doom elicits the help of two very shady characters to bamboozle poor old Wooly, the white rabbit. Wonderful Wizbit comes to the rescue with some magical 'Hanki-poo' of his own.
With DEBBIE MCGEE and PATRICK PAGE
Produced by CLIVE DOIG
Directed by DAVID G. ROSE
Watt 2/Grocer Green:
A thriller in six parts by BERNARD ASHLEY
2: Charlie Elkin is desperate to recover the evidence which could put him in jail. His threats are destroying not only Paula's family, but her friendship with Narinder as well.
Cameraman SANDY TRISTEM Sound JOHN D. WTSON
Designer GRAEME THOMSON
Executive producer PAUL STONE Director MARILYN FOX
Det Insp McNeill:
Pratap Singh 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 WitcheU and Andrew Harvey followed by Weather News
London Plus, Spotlight Points West, Look East Look North, South Today
North West Tonight Midlands Today
Bronzed he might be, but fit? Fit for what? Another fantastic fandango live from the Television Theatre.
by JON WATKINS starring William Gaunt and Patricia Garwood
Comings and goings at the Crabtree house put an added strain on both the bathroom and Arthur.
Directed by SUSAN BELBIN Produced by ROBIN NASH
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Jeff suffers overwhelming anguish over losing Fallon again, while Blake pulls the rug out from under Claudia in an effort to save Amanda and Michael's marriage. Rita develops an incapacitating headache and Krystle is tormented. In Moldavia,
Father Dex and Sister Alexis orchestrate a dramatic rescue attempt.
Written by ROBERT SEIDENBERG Directed by GWEN ARNER
(Dynasty II: The Colbys begins on Friday at 8.10 pm)
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with Julia Somerville and John Humphrys Regional News Weather News
A documentary serial in six parts with Desmond Wilcox 3: For Richer for Poorer
The honeymoon is over and the gritty realities of married life - and domestic budgets - face Marc and Karen. Within weeks of taking their vows in church the strain is beginning to show. There are quarrels about money and disillusions about each other. Their dream cottage in the country is falling down and the Borough Council is failing to help. Karen's parents are worried about the young couple and Marc is even in trouble with his rugby team for not training hard enough. Something has to break. It proves to be Marc's car - the final financial blow to the young couple. But, just as in the soap operas, they fight back - together.
Researcher PENNY HALLOWES Film editor CHRIS MASON Director JOHN PETTMAN
Producer DESMOND WILCOX BBC Scotland
Highlights from this evening's programme of cup matches.
Introduced by Steve Rider with Jimmy Hill
Commentator BARRY DAVIES Producer JOHN SHREWSBURY
in Blimp Over Britain
Chris Tarrant boldly zips about the galosphere in his
'giant sausage'. His mission-to find eccentric earthlings and their peculiar pastimes.
C.T. has close encounters with some very dirty girls in Blackpool, a gathering of teds in Liverpool, and a rather noisy set-to in Knutsford. In-flight he chats to his guest star trekker,
Mike Harding. ... and, at the end of the day, tired but happy, you will see.... C.T. flown home. Research TONY NICHOLSON Assistant producer CAROLE CALDWELL
Produced and directed by ALAN WALSH BBC Manchester