6.45 Telecommunications: Teletext
7.10 Baby Talk
8.0 Violent Galaxies
with Mark Curry and Cheryl Baker
Godzilla is back from the past to save the day! Join him and Godzooky in the first of another series of exciting adventures.
Never out of the news - that's Ian Botham - but today one of cricket's greatest characters is around to talk about fishing, long-distance walking, elephants and football.
Sneak preview! Peep behind the scenes of the Commonwealth Games' opening ceremony - one of the most spectacular events of the century!
Houdini's secrets revealed at last? David De-Val has studied the great illusionist and reckons he's uncovered the truth.
Executive producer CRISPIN EVANS
Robert Armstrong and Joseph Young As a child living in Africa, Jill Young is allowed to adopt a baby gorilla, despite her father's misgivings. Years later only Jill is able to control the giant-sized creature, now known as 'Mighty Joe
Young'. A group of New York showmen takes Joe to America, but things go disastrously wrong when the gorilla is tormented and runs amok in the night club where he is the star attraction ...
Screenplay by RUTH ROSE From an original story by MERIAN C. COOPER Produced by JOHN FORD. MERIAN C. COOPER Directed by ERNEST B. SCHOEDSACK
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Jill Young a child:
including at 1.0 News Summary
Weather News Michael Fish
Introduced by Steve Rider Featuring Golf
Timetable* 12.35 Boxing 1.10 Golf 1.55 Racing 2.5 Athletics 2.25 Racing 2.35 Athletics 2.55 Racing 3.5 Golf "Timings are subject to alteration
Golf: The Open
115th Championship Following a disappointing year for golf in 1985 with Langer winning the US Masters, Britain and Europe the Ryder Cup, and Lyle the Open, let's hope for better things this weekend at Turnberry. TOM is on a sixth win, GARY and JACK on four, SEVVY, LEE and ARNIE on three, SANDY on a pair, TONY'S in the commentary box, PETER. CLIVE. BRUCE, ALEX and MARK are there too.
And the other big happening this weekend (not the wedding, that's during the week) is the Heavyweight Championship of the World at Wembley, yes Wembley in London, England, tonight, and Britain's FRANK BRUNO is going to win it. The reason why in Grandstand this afternoon.
(Frank Bruno's Big Night Out is this evening at 11.25pm. The World Heavyweight Championship will be shown tomorrow at 8.35pm)
Athletics: World Junior Championships
Britain's reputation as a continuing force in world athletics is in very capable feet. DAVID SHARPE, our leader and friend of the boy Cram, JAMIE HENDERSON, a very rapid Scottish person and JAYNE HEATHCOTE, only 15 and improving all the time - therein the future, today around 2.0.
Racing from Newbury
The big race at 3.0 will be won in around 2:47.5 at which time Steve Cram would just about be starting his last lap. 2.0 Hillfields Trophy Handicap Stakes (7f) 2.30 Manton Rose Bowl Stakes (6f) 3.0 Morland Brewery Trophy (Handicap. 1m 5f 60yds) Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN JULIAN WILSON JIMMY LINDLEY
Television presentation: Golf HAROLD ANDERSON FRED VINER, JOHN SHREWSBURY ALASTAIR SCOTT Athletics ERT, Greece Racing BRIAN ROGERS Assistant editor Grandstand BRIAN BARWICK Producer Grandstand MARTIN HOPKINS Editor Grandstand JOHN PHILIPS
BBC sports videos: Bell's Scotch Ryder Cup 1985 BBCV/B 5028 Jacklin and Palmer BBCV/B 5023
with Jan Leeming Weather News
from Earls Court, London
The History of Flight is this year's theme coupled with the 50th anniversary of the Spitfire.
Over 2,000 men and women and 200 horses take part in what promises to be the most spectacular Royal Tournament ever held with a simulated rocket launch in the arena, satellites and one of the largest indoor laser shows seen in this country.
RAF Massed Bands
Musical Drive by the King's Troop RHA
Life of a Gurkha
Papua New Guinea Band and Dancers
RN Field Gun Race
RAF Police Dogs
Portuguese National Guard Mounted Band
Info: page 95
Michael York Elke Sommer
Marius Goring Rupert Davies
1915 - London is at the mercy of aerial attack by the mighty Zeppelins. Desperate to develop a counter-weapon, the British decide to plant a spy at the airship plant in Germany.
Geoffrey Richter-Douglas, a young Scot of German origin, is chosen for the task. After a carefully stage-managed 'escape' from England, he finds himself deep in enemy territory on a vital and dangerous mission ...
Screen play by ARTHUR ROWE , DONALD CHURCHILL Produced by OWEN CRUMP
Directed by ETIENNE PERIER
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Bob Monkhouse presents another edition of his international comedy showcase, featuring this week a special appearance by veteran American funny lady Phyllis Diller , the crazy conjuring of France's original comedy magic star Mac Ronay , and the hilarious miming skills of Britain's Derek Griffiths.
THE HARRY STONEHAM BAND Programme associate NEIL SHAND Script associate DENNIS BERSON Director GEOFF MILES
Produced by JOHN FISHER
with Jan Leeming Weather News
The last in the present series starring and Parting Shots
A big narcotics case is successfully concluded, but before the 14th Precinct can celebrate, one of their number is gunned down in the street. A cop killer is on the loose and for Cagney, Lacey and their colleagues, the tragedy brings home the precarious nature of the job and the value of their relationships ...
Written by LIZ COE
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Mary Beth Lacey:
Introduced live from Wembley Stadium by Desmond Lynam with Harry Carpenter
In just over two hours time, FRANK BRUNO goes into the ring against TIM WITHERSPOON hoping to become Britain's first World Heavyweight Champion this century. Tonight's programme highlights the punching power which has brought Bruno his chance and assesses the claims of Witherspoon, the current WBA Champion who has already had four world title fights. Celebrity guests from sport and show business are on hand to support Frank Bruno 's biggest night.
Producers CAMPBELL FERGUSON and ROGER MOODY
Editor JOHN ROWLINSON
The Style Council
Paul Weller 's group was augmented by a number of 'honorary councillors' for this spectacular performance, filmed at Wembley Arena. Hits include 'Shout to the top', and 'Walls come tumbling down'. Introduced by Anne Nightingale
Directed by VAUGHAN AND ANTHEA TV presentation TOM CORCORAN