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 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 Brian Jameson Guest Sarah Long
Story: Magic Tree in Winter by HANNAH E. GLEASE Illustrated by GILLIAN EMBLETON (R)
A little effort a day keeps toothache at bay.
These are the remarks of a dentist, J. S. Sohal , who takes part in today's programme. He also says your teeth can last you all your life, but only if you care for them properly. This discussion about dental care is chaired by Ghazala Amin with a housewife, Swaran Talwar. Music by Sudha Malhotra who sings a ghazal.
An Asian Unit presentation BBC Pebble Mill
with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles
Presenters Paul Coia Marian Foster and Magnus Magnusson Let's whet your appetites again with the fourth in the 'simply divine' series: watch the cooking clerics -
The Reverend John Eley and Rabbi Lionel Blue. Books: Simply Divine £1.95;
The Cooking Canon Entertains £1.50, from booksellers
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. Music by SANDRA KERR and JOHN FAULKNER (R)
The Benson and Hedges Masters Tony Knowles v
Tony Knowles, ranked No 3 in the world, takes on South Africa's Silvino Francisco, ranked ten places below him. DAVID ICKE introduces live coverage from the Wembley Conference Centre.
Commentators TED LOWE
JACK KARNEHM , CLIVE EVERTON
Summarisers JIM MEADOWCROFT , JOHN VIRGO
3.52 Regional News
The Lost World by BOB GODFREY and STAN HAYWARD
Henry's Cat imagines himself as a jungle hero in the Lost World and rescues the colossal ape King Konga from the clutches of the evil explorer, Rum Baba.
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 DODIE SMITH
Told by Sarah Greene for Jackanory
Today: Hell Hall Discovered
by BARRY MURRAY starring Paul Daniels
Squidgy Bog Cracks Up
Outside Puzzleopolis lies a dank, wet, oozy purple bog called Squidgy. Professor
Doom turns his evil attention to the funky bog. As usual Wooly is unable to answer the Puzzlegate Keeper's riddle of the day. Can you?
With DEBBIE MCGEE and PATRICK PAGE Music by MIKE MCNAUGHT and BARRY MURRAY Puppets made by JOE BARTON Designer MICHAEL JOYCE Produced by CLTVE DOIG
Directed by DAVID G. ROSE
A thriller in six parts by BERNARD ASHLEY
3: Narinder finds that she is divided from Paula and from her own family, and Charlie Elkin is the root of all their problems.
Costume designer MAGGIE HALL Designer GRAEME THOMSON
Executive producer PAUL STONE Director MARILYN FOX
Pratap Singh Sidhu:
Kamal Kaur Sidhu:
Girl at disco:
Boy at disco:
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
Forty minutes of badinage and calumny hurled at anyone the BBC commissionaires can find waiting outside the stage door of the Television Theatre.
by JON WATKINS starring William Gaunt and Patricia Garwood
Vera from next door is issued with a summons because of her noisy animals and decides to defend herself in court.
Designer BOB COVE
Produced and directed by ROBIN NASH
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Clerk of the Court:
Mr Finlay, solicitor:
Conspiracy of Silence
Miles's unexpected news stuns the family - especially Jeff - but secretly delights Sable and brings Blake hotfoot from Denver.
Meanwhile, Jeffs mother Francesca also arrives in California with one concern - her son's position and money. Written by WILLIAM BAST and PAUL huson
Directed by CURTIS HARRINGTON (Dynasty is on Friday at 8.15 pm)
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with Julia Somerville and John Humphrys Regional News Weather News
A documentary serial in sixparts with Desmond Wilcox 4:In Sickness and in HealthMarc and Karen are nearly half-way through their first year of married life - and discovering the truth about role reversal. Karen's on night shift, Marc's working days. Their sleep patterns - and their love life - are being turned upside down. They've stopped rowing about money and Marc is earning extra pay moonlighting. Then his full-time job is threatened by Government cutbacks. Their dream cottage is turning into a nightmare. And, if that isn't enough, he damages his shoulder playing rugby and can no longer drive to work. As Christmas approaches they discover they have opposite ideas about how to spend the holiday season. It's a good time to remember the vows they took in church last summer. Film cameramen
NORMAN SHEPHERD. RON WILD Film editor CHRIS mason Director JOHN PETTMAN
Producer DESMOND WILCOX BBC Scotland
Introduced by Steve Rider International Snooker from the Wembley Conference Centre The Benson and Hedges Masters
Dennis Taylor , who has never won this tournament, tonight takes on Doug Mountjoy - winner in 1977 and runner-up last year - in a nine-frame match which will complete the line-up for the quarter-finals.
Commentators TED LOWE
JACK KARNEHM , CLIVE EVERTON The European Figure Skating Championships from Copenhagen
No titles decided tonight, but Plenty of interest in the battle between defending men's champion Josef Sabovcik and the current world champion Alexandr Fadeev. They skated their short programme this evening as did Britain's Stephen Pickavance.
Commentator ALAN WEEKS Barney's Boys
Barney Eastwood has already made one reputation in the tough business world of Belfast. But he's rapidly acquiring another in international boxing, as manager of the World
Barry McGuigan , and now of Herol Graham , who fights for the European Middleweight title next week. He also puts family first and his sons help to run the million pound
Eastwood empire of betting shops and arcades. Steve Rider reports on the lifestyle of the man with the Midas touch.
Television presentation: Snooker NICK HUNTER
Skating DANISH TV SERVICE Producer ROGER MOODY Editor JOHN ROWUNSON