Scooter's Hidden Talent When poor Baby Scooter starts believing he is even less talented than a dead snail, Leonardo da Frog and Gonzo Angelo search for his very own special talent. Created for television by JM HENSON
with Mike Read
Keith Chegwin , Sarah Greene and Vicky Licorish The Queen in China
The store is opening early this morning to bring live coverage of the royal visit to
China. The Queen is attending a special performance of music and dance at the Children's Palace in Canton. The commentators are
Sue Lawley and the BBC's Peking correspondent Mark Brayne.
Also in store, Fred Harris from Micro Live. He has details of a great new computer-animation idea.
In the music department are Howard Jones and Red Box with their latest songs.
Top comedian Lenny Henry is calling in - phone him on [number removed]. There are another two contestants in Teacher's
Turn, plus the latest dark doings at Dunnett Hall. With the demise of Sir Rufus, will Crow's holiday come to an abrupt end? Tune in and find out in Crow - Supersleuth.
Join the SuperStore gang for a jam-packed morning's entertainment. Don't forget it's early opening for this week only!
Editor CHRIS BELLINGER
including at 1.10 News Summary
Weather News Ian McCaskill
12.20 Football Focus
2.0 Motor Racing/ Snooker
3.0 Hockey 3.35 Snooker
3.50 Half times
4.35 Final Score *
Timings are subject to alteration
Bob Wilson reviews the week's international football and previews today's League programme.
International Hockey from London; Sixth FIH World Cup
Both semi-finals live in front of 10,000 spectators at Willesden Stadium. Commentator BARRY DAVIES
Motor Racing from Australia
Highlights of the seven-hour Bathurst race for saloon cars.
International Snooker from Reading: The Rothmans Grand Prix
Steve Davis plays Tony Drago from Malta, and Silvino Francisco plays Wayne Jones from Wales. Both matches are over nine frames.
Commentators TED LOWE JACK KARNEHM CLTVE EVERTON JOHN SPENCER and JIM MEADOWCROFT
Television presentation: Hockey ALAN GRIFFITHS Motor Racing Ch9, Australia Snooker NICK HUNTER
Assistant editor, Grandstand BRIAN BARWICK
Producer, Grandstand MARTIN HOPKINS
Editor, Grandstand JOHN PHILIPS
with Jan Leeming Weather News
Proudly presents a distinctly Scottish theme on BBC3 tonight.
Och aye, hooray for Fergie's show,
It's on tonicht, didn't ye know. With Lulu and aforesaid
Who are very Scottish, to their credit.
So all ye sassenachs with bagpipes sing,
Three cheers for Fergie's highland fling.
Featuring Darcey McFarcey (JAMES SAXON), Maureen och aye the noo McConkey (ANNA KAREN), and of course star of tonight's highland fling, Fergie the Ferret.
Conceived byDAVID CLARIDGE Written by DAVID CLARIDGE
COUN BOSTOCK-SNUTH, SEAN CARSON DAVID TOMLINSON
Sound ALAN MACHIN
Lighting PETER CATLETT Designers
GRENVILLE HORNER. DONAL WOODS Produced and directed by MARCUS MORTIMER
by Philip Martin
starring Colin Baker
A 14-part adventure
Why is the Doctor helping his enemies? Has the evidence been falsified, as the Doctor insists, or has he betrayed his friends?
Theme music composed by:
Noel Edmonds with Mike Smith
In this week's live show
Noel presents more viewers taking up the Golden
Gauntlet challenges and those laying a Claim to Fame. The telephone lines are open from 5.0 pm to 9.0 pm on [number removed]for entrants to these items.
This week's telephone password is 'Oh, Rodney, you're such a plonker!', so stand by for Noel's live phone call.
Mike Smith takes the outside-broadcast cameras and this week's intrepid whirly wheeler to the Beamish open-air museum at Newcastle for the most spectacular Give it a Whirl so far.
Music comes from ZZ Top, together with all the regular features.
Just watch it live - and you'll love it!
Produced and directed by MICHAEL HURLL
starring Paul Daniels
Play along at home and compete with the contestants who play for and against the clock in this comedy quiz show. Which one of the lucky couples will play the exciting final game where Every Second Counts? Sound MICHAEL MCCARTHY Lighting BILL MILLAR
Designer DAVID BUCKINGHAM Director TONY NEWMAN Producer DAVID TAYLOR
Russ Abbot special guest star Les Dennis featuring
Bella Emberg and Maggie Moone
Tom Bright , Suzy Aitchison Gordon Kennedy with The Peggy O'Farrell Stage School
Russ takes on the role of a vicar in the parish of St Ivel in the Fridge; Miss Marbles solves a delicate crime and Scarlet Cooperman goes for the chop. Les Dennis joins a school choir and receives a few lessons in behaviour from schoolmaster Russ. Written by BARRY CRYER
NEIL SHAND. COLIN BOSTOCK-SMITH BILL NAYLOR , DICK VOSBURGH
PAUL MINETT and BRIAN LEVESON Script associates
BARRY CRYER. NEIL SHAND
Musical director ALYN AINSWORTH ChoreographerTUDOR DAVIES Sound supervisor LAURIE TAYLOR
JOHN GREEN. DICKIE HIGHAM DesignerGARY WILLIAMSON Produced and directed by JOHN BISHOP
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Colin Bostock-Smith, Bill
Professionals by SUSAN WILKINS
'Baz Samuels , get your act together. Before you kill someone.'
Series created by JEREMY BROCK andPAUL UNWIN Script editor CAROLINE OULTON Designer DAVID HITCHCOCK Producer GERAINT MORRIS DirectorFRANK W. SMITH
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with Jan Leeming Weather News
continues a run of films new to television. Tonight starring Mel Gibson,
Sigourney Weaver, Linda Hunt
Indonesia, 1965. Guy Hamilton, a journalist with the Australian Broadcasting Service, arrives in Jakarta on his first overseas assignment. He finds himself plunged into a world of revolution and fear, with only one guide he can trust - the photographer, Billy Kwan. Then Guy meets Jill Bryant and their passionate affair has perilous consequences for both of them. Two of the 80s most popular stars feature in this tense and atmospheric political thriller from the director of Witness.
(First showing on British television)
FILMS: page 27
The Rothmans Grand Prix Terry Griffiths v John Campbell
Joe O'Boye v Steve Newbury Griffiths has not won a major championship for four years, but he is still one of the best, while Campbell had his most successful season in 1985-6. O'Boye caused the shock of this championship by beating Cliff Thorburn in a qualifying round, and Newbury upset Dean Reynolds. Introduced by DAVID VINE