with Nick Ross and Debbie Greenwood
Including this morning:
Denise Robertson opens the Junior Advice Line at 7.32, joined an hour or so later by Sally Hawkins for their regular Advice Line phone-in; plus Titch's Pitch -
Alan Titchmarsh in his garden.
Presenter Carol Leader
Guest Ben Thomas
Story: The Upside Down King of Minnikin by FRAN HANDMAN (R)
with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles
12.55 Regional News
Weather News JOHN KETTLEY
with Magnus Magnusson
Paul Coia and Marian Foster Yorkshire artist Ashley
Jackson takes on a celebrity Val Doonican puts pupil brush to palette in his first masterclass on water-colours. Allan Warren talks about the challenge of photographing the dukes of Britain and how he snared this reclusive breed of premiere aristocrats - next only to the royals - in their sumptuous houses.
JULIAN WILSON introduces the first of BBCtv's three-day coverage of the world's most prestigious and valuable National Hunt meeting.
2.15 The Waterford Crystal Supreme Novices' Hurdle Race (2m)
2.50 The Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeplechase (2m) Berlin and Music be Magic are Britain's top hopes of withstanding a strong Irish challenge.
3.30 The Waterford Crystal
Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (2m)
The big freeze-up has been a nightmare for trainer Nicky Henderson , whose burly champion See You Then has had a seriously disrupted build-up. Despite that, he's a firm favourite for the E40,000-plus prize.
(Coverage continues on BBC2)
3.52 Regional News
Written by John Cunliffe. (R)
Narration and vocals:
in No Moose is Good Moose
by A. A. MILNE
Told by William Rushton for Jackanory. Today:
Kanga and baby Roo (R)
voices TIM BROOKE-TAYLOR, BILL ODDIE, GRAEME GARDEN, JILL SHILLING
Written by BERNIE KAY Music by DAVE COOKE Produced and directed by TERRY WARD
Written and presented by Johnny Ball
Oil-rig technician, chef, road engineer, fashion designer. Join Johnny in this new series about jobs of the future.
The world is brimming with technological wonders, giving people the chance to solve problems and make dreams come true - whatever you think today, you could possibly do tomorrow. In the first of six programmes, Johnny explores the world of robotics, from Reginald the Rebellious Robot to robots that can mimic our senses of sight, hearing and touch. Also taking part: ROBIN STEVENS
Children from GREENLEYS MIDDLE SCHOOL and ST MONICA'S RC COMBINED SCHOOL, Milton Keynes. Titles PETE WANE
Music PETER GOSLING
Designer PETER PARKER Producer ANN REAY
Director JANE TARLETON
with Roger Finn
A series of 24 programmes Episode19 by BARRY PURCHESE
Roland has trouble waking up, and has a narrow squeak, but Zammo is in serious hot water when the police come to call.
Devised by PHIL REDMOND Production associate
Designer GARY WILLIAMSON Producer RONALD SMEDLEY
Director ROGER SINGLETON TURNER (For cast see Friday page 67)
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Rolf Harris presents a new collection of cartoon capers on the theme of the great outdoors and the National Parks of America.
with Sue Lawley and Andrew Harvey followed by Weather News
London Plus, Spotlight Points West, Look East Look North, South Today
North West Tonight Midlands Today
Introduced by Cliff Michelmore India for beginners could easily be the theme of this film report which goes along a well-worn route from Delhi to Agra and Jaipur. It's been dubbed 'the tourist triangle' and takes in a host of sights and sites - palaces, tombs, temples and even ceremonial elephants. John Carter reports from the Raj.
The Rock of Gibraltar is for many a symbol of old empire, of solid and respectable
British virtues, unchanging in a world of change. But with the frontier now open and Spain a member of the EEC, can the tiny enclave retain its unique personality? Anne Gregg on the Rock. Chinese brush painting, picture framing, embroidery and music appreciation are just a few of the activities that fall within the orbit of 'arts and crafts'. For his report on yet another activity holiday. Bill Buckley goes to a Victorian stately home near Chichester.
Film editor MAX WHEELER Producer TOM SAVAGE
by Tony McHale.
"We were made for each other... you know that. Den and me. Made for each other. Whatever anybody says."
EastEnders line: Bristol [number removed] Liverpool [number removed] London [number removed] Manchester [number removed] Middlesbrough [number removed] Newcastle-upon-Tyne [number removed] Preston [number removed] Southampton [number removed]
Competition: page 11
Det Sgt Quick:
A serial in 12 episodes based on the Zoo Vet books by DAVID TAYLOR
6: You and Whose Army? by DAVID TAYLOR starring with and
Donald Turner discovers the identity of the village vandals....
Produced by BILL SELLARS
Directed by MICHAEL E. BRIANT (R)
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Barry Took with your comments in the programme you help to write.
Producer PENELOPE MILLS
Please send letters to Barry Took , Points of View. BBC Television Centre, London WI2 8QT
by the Liberal Party (Also on BBC2 at 10.45pm)
Julia Somerville and John Humphrys present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad Regional News Weather News
An original serial in six parts devised by CHARLIE HUMPHREYS and written by GERRY HUXHAM starring Ken Hutchison Clare Higgins Ron Moody with Tony Selby Gary Whelan
5: 'All accounts finished.
An' if I ever set eyes on him again, if he ever touches anyone near to me, tell him I'll kill him.'
Fight arranger GARETH MILNE
Music composed by RICHARD HARVEY Photography ELMER COSSEY Costume designer LAN ADLEY Designer ALLAN ANSON Producer RON CRADDOCK
Director MICHAEL E. BRIANT
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Det Sgt Albert Adams:
Det Con Evans:
with Barry Norman
The programme that keeps you in touch with the world of cinema.
Jagged Edge - Jeff Bridges stars as a man accused of murdering his wife, and Glen Close plays his lawyer in this courtroom drama.
Young Sherlock Holmes and the Pyramid of Fear - an adventure story based on what might have happened if Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson had first met as teenagers.
Director BRUCE THOMPSON Producer JANE LUSH
During a week when five spacecraft home in on Halley, Horizon sets the scene with a celestial guide to what comets are made of, where they come from, how they are predicted and how dangerous they are.
Plus: the winner of the space race to reach a comet first, the odd story of how Halley's Comet was rediscovered with the help of two razor blades, and all the best pictures from Earth and space of how the comet has developed.
The climax to the story will be seen - live - on Thursday night when the European
Giotto spacecraft brushes the heart of Halley's Comet. Narrator Paul Vaughan Film editor KEITH RAVEN
Horizon editor ROBIN BRIGHTWELL Written and produced by ALEC NISBETT
(Update of last November's broadcast) (Halley's Comet: The Encounter can be seen live on BBC1, Thursday 11.0pm)
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