with Frank Bough and Sally Magnusson
A flight of fancy about
Britain's most underrated bird from some members of its human fan club.
Executive producer ROGER MILLS Producer ANDY STEVENSON (R)
Margo MacDonald shows why your chances of getting advice on social security depend on where you live. (E)
For information on social security benefits see Ceefax page 188
with Children's BBCtv programme news and your birthday greetings.
Ever been tickled by a prickle Or prickled by a tickle? Presenter Sarah Long Guest Stuart Bradley Story: Sylvester Bear Overslept by JAN WAHL
Pictures by LEE LORENZ (R)
A thought for the day with Dora Bryan
A tour of the West Country with Angela Rippon
1: The Stroudwater Hills
The extraordinary legend that a boy from the village of Bisley became Queen
Elizabeth I is one of the curiosities Angela discovers as she explores this part of the Cotswolds.
Her trip includes a visit to the oldest trout farm in the country; a walking stick factory; and the site of the largest Roman mosaic in northern Europe.
Photography CLIVE NORTH
Film editor BERNARD GOODSALL Producer PAUL SMITH
Eamonn Holmes Bob Wellings and Pattie Coldwell introduce another edition of the magazine where you can challenge TV programme makers and tell them what you think of their programmes.
Deputy editor CYRIL GATES Editor PETER WEIL BBC Manchester
Memories of television go back only 50 years. Everyone has their own favourite moments, but what of the stars of television, what are their favourite moments? Today Nick Ross talks to
David Bellamy to find out.
with Martyn Lewis
Weather MICHAEL FISH
The continuing story of life in Ramsay Street. Scott
Robinson shows interest in a girl at school.
Unfortunately her mother is one of their teachers. (For cast see page 46)
A See-Saw programme Little Miss Bossy (R)
Introduced by JULIAN WILSON The major races from the opening day of Ascot's National Hunt season.
2.5 The Steel Plate and Sections Young Chasers' Qualifer (2m)
2.35 The Crockfords Trophy Handicap Steeplechase (2m) Commentators
PETER O'SULLEVAN and RICHARD PITMAN Producer FRED VINER
from England, Their England by A. G. MACDONELL
Adapted by PETER DRAPER
Macdonell's classic account of what took place when the 'gentlemen' from London came to play a quiet game of cricket with the villagers of Fordenden. and Narrator FULTON MACKAY Producer INNES LLOYD
Director STEPHEN FREARS (R)
Village team ,:
Phillip Schofield - starting with Pinny's House by PETER FIRMIN
Pinny and the Bird
Pinny is a doll no bigger than a pin. When a bird mistakes her for a twig, she has to find a way to escape from its nest. Story and pictures by PETER FIRMIN Read by MATILDA THORPE Music by AR LOG
Directed and animated by OLIVER POSTGATE
with Don Spencer
Squirrel, squirrel, watch him go
How he does it I don't know
He can run right up a tree Defy the law of gravity
Treasure of Monte Zoom Boris Wheels a Deal or A Profit without Honour (R)
A cartoon series starring that favourite alley-cat Heathcliff, the terror of the town.
A new approach to the art of making pictures. with Tony Hart , Joanna Kirk and Liza Brown Fabric
Make pictures out of old bits of fabric; there's fabric paint, T-shirt designs, screen prints and designer trainers. Morph gets a new suit of clothes and there's more of your work in the Gallery.
Director MARTYN SUKER
Assistant producer CLAIRE WINYARD Producer CHRISTOPHER PILKINGTON If you are 15 or under and would like to send a picture to the Gallery, send your entry to:
Hartbeat, BBCtv, London W3 6XZ There's a prize for any that are shown as long as you put your name. age and address on the back.
But sorry, none can be returned.
by VIVIEN ALCOCK
Dramatised by JULIA JONES 1: 'Kate, the police think Emma is dead. It's no use expecting her back.' But Kate longs for the return of her sister, kidnapped from her Pram many years before - that is, until Rosie turns up. She couldn't possibly be Emma - or could she?
Lighting BERT ROBINSON Sound IAN LEIPER
Designer MARJORIE PRATT
Executive producer PAUL STONE Director MARILYN FOX
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Kate (aged 5):
Presented by Angela Rippon Are we on a gold-medal winning run tonight, or is the WHEEL thing from Derbyshire going to put its 'spoke' in it?
with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell Weather JOHN KETTLEY
London Plus, Spotlight Points West, Look East Look North, South Today
North West Tonight Midlands Today
Is Terry the 20th-century
Sisyphus, struggling away on the uphill terrain of Shepherd's Bush Green ? Director GEOFF MILES
Producer JON PLOWMAN
Series producer FRANCES WHITAKER
Tonight there will be no craziness, no slapstick and no silliness. Prepare yourselves instead for the strange, weird and unnatural as the Crown Prince of Darkness, Vincent Price, with other macabre creatures, lurks in the shadows of the Muppet Theatre.
Let the scariness begin ... Producer JIM HENSON
Sue Jamie learns that marriage has made Cliff a shadow of the man he was, while Mandy jumps at shadows of a different kind. Donna embarks on her new role and Ray is reassured by Southfork's new, but still mysterious, foreman. The oil crisis grows and J.R. ponders a risky solution, while Sue Ellen gets even by getting risque ...
Written by DAVID PAULSEN
Directed by MICHAEL PREECE
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Barry Took with your comments in the programme you help to write. Producer PETER GOURD Please send letters to:
Points of View, BBCtv Centre, London W12 8QT
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Julia Somerville and John Humphrys present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad Regional News Weather News
Almost all British diplomats and journalists living in Moscow have to live in blocks specially reserved for
'foreigners'; cut off from the society in which they work. It's a strange way of life that cannot help but affect what they do, but these are the men and women upon whom the British Government and the British people depend for almost all their information about the Soviet Union. Donald Maclaren is a diplomat - First Secretary in Chancery and Press Attache at the British Embassy. Patrick Cockburn is a journalist - Moscow correspondent of the Financial Times.
For them, and for their families, what was already a strange existence became even stranger earlier this year when the reactor at Chernobyl exploded ...
Photography CHARLES STEWART Film editor ALICE FORWARD Producer RICHARD DENTON
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Introduced by Steve Rider Featuring tonight:
British Championship Boxing John Feeney (Hartlepool) v Robert Dickie (Swansea) and Brian Anderson (Sheffield) v Tony Burke (Croydon)
Two tremendous fights in prospect, and both for British titles. In Ebbw Vale, featherweight champion Dickie meets Feeney in a rematch of their thrilling contest last April when the Welshman took the title. In Belfast, Brian Anderson attempts to win the vacant middleweight crown, relinquished by his stablemate Herol Graham , by beating the southern area champion.
HARRY CARPENTER. JIM NEILLY Wightman Cup Tennis
On the eve of the annual women's match between
Great Britain and the USA for the Nabisco Wightman Cup, GERALD WILLIAMS reports on today's draw and asks if, at last, there's a brighter horizon for British tennis. Plus motor racing and a review of the 1986 Formula One Grand Prix season. Television presentation:
Boxing BOB DUNCAN. RUPERT MILLAR Studio producer CHARLES BALCHIN Editor JOHN ROWLINSON
Attack on Mr Right
Rhoda is appalled when she discovers that Brenda's latest ideal man is really an arrogant, chauvinist pig.
Written by PAT NARDO and GLORIA BANTA
Directed by HARVEY MILLER (R)