with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
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 with Steve Blacknell ;
Beverly Alt presents this week's fashion tips; Ask Alison - Alison Mitchell presents her weekly money advice and takes your calls on [number removed].
If I were a silvery fish, In the reeds I'd hide -
Then I could just flick my tail And glide, glide, glide. Presenters Sarah Long and Stuart Bradley Story: Fish is Fish by LEO LEONNI
Director GREG CHILDS
with Parveen Mirza
Two housewives talk about their varying interests.
Hameeda Moin Rizvi has written a book of short stories in Urdu, and Shashi Prabha Mathur paints on fabrics, depicting scenes from Hindu mythology.
The programme also includes an Easter song recorded especially for the occasion. An Asian Unit presentation BBC Pebble Mill
The third of seven films starring Peter Barkworth 'Then spake Jesus to the multitude, and to his disciples, saying, "The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses' seat: all therefore whatsoever they bid you observe and do; but do not ye after their works: for they say, and do not.'"
with Sue Carpenter and David Davies
News Headlines with subtitles
with Josephine Buchan
Paul Coia and Bob Langley Today the Wild West comes to Pebble Mill with a preview of Suzi Quatro 's performance as Annie Oakley in a new Chichester Theatre production of Annie Get Your Gun. There are more budget cooking tips from a cookery expert. Award-winning documentary-maker Lavinia Warner talks about her latest venture, the fascinating story of a Victorian lady who travelled the Amazon. Her personal letters on her travels have recently come to light and her story can now be told.
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 JOHN FAULKNER (R)
SuperSafe with SuperTed SuperTed tries to teach
Spottyman how to play safe. Directed by DAVE EDWARDS Produced by MIKE YOUNG
The Chuckle Brothers in Birthday Bother
When the ChuckleHounds play party games, things tend to get out of hand ... ! Written by JOHN SAYLE Music DAVE COOKE
Designer MARCUS NORTH Producer MARTIN HUGHES BBC Manchester
Robin Hood robs the rich to feed the poor when Heathcliff takes to the woods in Heathcliff of Sherwood Forest (R)
Written, illustrated and told by John Grant for Jackanory Today: Littlenose the Swinger
get prizes and surprises in Sassy Sea Serpent (R)
Hosted by Vince Purity Heat 6
The grand final! Five stageschoolchildren have got this , far, but only one can win the coveted 'Vinnie' award! Who will it be ...
Gavin Forward, magician (Pinefile Agency)
Kelly East, singer/dancer (Tanwood School)
Darren Traynor , clown (Barbara Speake Stage School)
Marianne Murray , comedy singer (Redroofs Theatre School)
Oliver Spencer , comedian (Sylvia Young Theatre School)
A star is about to be made. Today a 'Vinnie', tomorrow the West End or Hollywood or Wogan?!! The Queen, The
Princess of Wales and Joan Collins are on hand to present the 'Vinnie', so look out for these young look-alikes.
Devised by COLIN BENNETT Music by MIKE MCNAUGHT
Producer CHRISTOPHER PILKINGTON
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A serial in six parts by LEON GARFIELD 3: The Watcher
The murderous Inspector
Creaker has traced Barnacle to the London docks. He vows he will not escape him a second time!
Producer PAUL STONE Directed by RENNY RYE
G B Zoot
Rolf Harris steps out with the stars at swinging Hollywood hotspots and presents a classic of cinema history starring Humphrey Gocart and Laurey Becool.
Videotape editor ROY DEMERY Director BRUCE MILLAR Producer DAVID PLATT
Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey present the latest pictures, stories and events of the day from Britain and around the world followed by Weather News
London Plus, Spotlight Points West, Look East Look North, South Today
North West Tonight Midlands Today
On 9 December last year Delia Smith and Terry launched Food Aid and asked viewers to send in their favourite recipes. There was an overwhelming and immediate response of over 10,000, from which 150 have been selected to appear in the Food Aid Cookery Book. Today it's launched at a reception at the Savoy Hotel, London, and Terry and Delia are joined by the viewers and celebrities whose recipes are in the book. Plus a chance to see two of the entries for A Song for Europe.
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by JON WATKINS starring William Gaunt and Patricia Garwood
In Beryl's absence Arthur is nursed by Vera, and Trevor is nearly compromised on a business weekend.
Directed by SUSAN BELBIN Produced by ROBIN NASH
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Grace Mark comes back to Pam with tales of desperate travelling, while Jack's journeys seem to be the subject of curiosity. Jenna contemplates taking a trip and Sue Ellen is told that her therapy will be no holiday.
With Weststar looming, J.R. finds that dabbling in mystery tours has gained him a powerful enemy ...
Written by JOEL J. FEIGENBAUM Directed by NICK HAVINOA
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by the SDP
(Also on BBC2 at 10.50 pm)
with Julia Somerville and Frances Coverdale Regional News Weather News
New Lives for Old
Swimming, motorcycling, basketball, tennis, sex; it's all available in Sun City,
Arizona: as long as you're old enough!
A chorus line of show-girls from 60-81 dances for retired judges and ex-industrial tycoons. Hell's Angels on a pension thunder past silverhaired policemen.
Join in the laughter, the banter and the sheer zest for living as people deemed too old to work enthuse about running their very own city. Then wonder at the profligacy of a society that too often throws such a national resource on the scrap-heap.
Cameraman CHAS GERRETSEN Series editor DAVID FILKIN Producer LAURIE JOHN
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Introduced by Steve Rider Cricket
The latest action as the third test draws to a close in Barbados. Mark Austin assesses the mood of the England party and how well David Gower 's team have coped with problems on and off the field.
Commonwealth Countdown The build-up to the 1986 Commonwealth Games began in Edinburgh this afternoon with the start of a 35,000 mile relay touching every country entered for the games this summer. The first leg, from Meadowbank Stadium, was run by Olympic gold medallist Allan Wells who, as a youngster, raked the stadium's long jump pit at the 1970 Commonwealth Games. Tonight Wells looks back over his career with Kevin Cosgrove. Ice Hockey
Also from Edinburgh, highlights of tonight's
Heineken League match between Murrayfield Racers and Dundee Rockets - when the teams last met a fortnight ago the match finished 9-9! Commentator ALAN WEEKS Plus the latest news and reports from a busy night of international football. Television presentation:
Ice Hockey JOHNNIE WATHERSTON Athletics MARTIN WEBSTER Producer ROGER MOODY Editor JOHN ROWLINSON
by ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER soloists
Placido Domingo (tenor)
Sarah Brightman (soprano) Paul Miles-Kingston (treble) Andrew Lloyd Webber 's
Requiem received its world premiere at St Thomas's Church in New York last year, and Omnibus cameras were there to record the event for BBCtv. Within weeks the Pie Jesu movement had climbed to the top of the pop charts, and the Requiem itself has since been scheduled for performance in concert halls around the world. Last month the LP of Requiem won a Grammy award for the best contemporary classical recording of 1985 and the music was used for a new ballet by Kenneth MacMillan for the American Ballet
THE ST THOMAS 'S CHOIR director GERRE HANCOCK
WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL CHOIR director MARTIN NEARY
ORCHESTRA OF ST LUKE'S organist JAMES LANCELOT Music associate
DAVID CADDICK conductor LORIN MAAZEL Introduced by Humphrey Burton Producer IAN SQUIRES
Directed by HUMPHREY BURTON (R)