The programme that sets the agenda for the day. Timetable:
News on the hour and half hour
Local news and travel information at 6.57, 7.27
7.57 and 8.27
Francis Wilson looks ahead to the weekend weather at home and abroad at 6.55
7.25, 7.55, 8.25, and 8.55
Three hundred veterans are revving up in Hyde Park - the youngest, a mere 77 years old, the oldest almost 90.
Two million car buffs line the 57-mile route to Brighton to celebrate the Act of 1896 that freed the motor car from the red flag, and to honour the men of vision who made cars like the Cadillac, the Benz and the De Dion Bouton in an age when motoring was an adventure and motor cars had some character.
This documentary film follows the fortunes of three competitors in the 1981 RAC Rally.
Johnny Thomas from Wales, who had only a month to put his Darracq together. Amanda and Deborah Bennett who were driving the family's 1904 Panhard for the first time as a tribute to their father.
And Lord Montagu in his 1899 Daimler with Stirling Moss riding shotgun.
Film editor ALAN LYGO
Producer HARRY WEISBLOOM (R)
Paul Clark and Eileen Evason answer your questions on social security problems.
BBC Northern Ireland
with Children's BBCtv programme news and your birthday greetings.
Presenter Stuart McGugan Guest Janet Palmer
Story: Red Fox and his Canoe by NATHANIEL BENCHLEY Musical director MICHAEL OMER Percussion PETER HOWLAND Woodwind MARTIN FRITH
Producer CHRISTINE HEWITT Editor CYNTHIA FELGATE
with Dora Bryan Producer RALPH ROLLS
A series of films set in one of Britain's top boarding schools for boys.
The Right Habits for Life
A strange and novel world faces 20 new boys who have left their prep schools for
Radley College, Oxfordshire - their home for the next five years.
As dusk falls in chapel the Warden of Radley, Dennis Silk , sets before his new
Radleians a set of guiding principles for life.
Executive producer ROGER MILLS Producer RICHARD DENTON (R)
Alan Titchmarsh joins Pattie Coldwell and Eamonn Holmes for the weekend edition of Open Air - your chance to talk back to the producers, directors and TV executives who have been responsible for your week's viewing. The Open Air open line number is [number removed]
Today Nick Ross talks to Michael Parkinson
with Martyn Lewis
Weather MICHAEL FISH
Daphne's surprise for Des backfires. Marcia Taylor 's decision to make an example of a boy in her class has appalling repercussions. (For cast see Monday page 46)
by CARLA LANE and MYRA TAYLOR starring and Beryl and Sandra are two
Liverpudlian girls who share a bedsitter in Huskisson
Street. In this first episode the girls are busily preparing for a forthcoming marriage.
Designer DAVID SPODE
Produced by SYDNEY LOTTERBY (R)
The return of the series featuring the black sheep of the Ewing family, Gary, and his wife Val, who escaped the machinations of Southfork, Dallas, to start a new life in Knots Landing, California. starring guest starring
An old friend of Val's drops in and leaves her with a handful of trouble in the shape of a difficult child who goes by the name of Cricket. Written by ANN MARCUS Directed by NICK SGARRO
A new family quiz hosted by Emlyn Hughes
In the first game
James Colgan , aged 17, from Bridlington, Yorkshire, brings his stepfather David and stepgrandfather Jack to make up his family team against Stefan Chilcott , aged 17, from Frensham, Surrey, his mother Jan and aunt Sue. They play a strategic board game with the moves dependant on correct answers to a wide variety of questions put by Dr Sue Kingsman of Trinity College Oxford. The winners of the board game go on to play a computer game for prizes.
Director JEREMY MILLS
Producer HENRY MURRAY
Whizz solves the Earth search and 'whizzes' the hands of the clock into the skyport graphic. An old has given her a 'quartz crystal timecoder' and its way of telling the time turns out to be 'amazing'.
SuperTed in Texas
SuperTed gets homesick for the Lonestar state and other people's longhorn cattle. (R)
with Paul Jones
The last round before the Champion of Champion's week. Who will be the three highest-scoring pupils and teachers?
Devised by CLIVE DOIG
Producer JUDY WHITFIELD
starring Keith Chegwin with Michele Kennedy and Sue Wayman
Cheggers bounces on to the screen with chart-topping bands, games, quizzes and this week's special mystery guest star.
Designer Barry Roach Executive producer Peter Ridsdale Scott
Director Jonathan Bullen Producer Martin Hughes
A series of 24 programmes Episode 8 by FRANCES GALLEYMORE
Imelda and Helen get Ziggy into trouble with Mr Griffiths ; Gonch and Hollo are not too worried when muscle men Trevor and Vince try to move in on them. (R)
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Presented by Angela Rippon Categories up for selection in the Spotlight rounds tonight include the 1960's, Television, Current Affairs and Sport. If you are an expert in any of these subjects why don't you join Angela to find the Masterteam of 1986. Director ANDREA CONWAY
Programme associate ROSALIND GOLD Producer DAVE ROSS
with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell Weather JOHN KETTLEY
Is Terry bound to become another Prometheus, and will his liver last?
LesDawson Join Les and his friends in another edition of this popular comedy quiz. His special guests this week are Gary Davies , William Gaunt Madhur Jaffrey Mary Parkinson
Mandy Shires , Nicholas Smith produced in association with MARK GOODSON and TALBOT TV LTD Sound BOB FOLEY
Lighting ALAN JEFFERY Designer CHRIS WEBSTER Director BRUCE MILLAR
Producer STANLEY APPEL
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The Triple Cross
With Blake and Alexis preoccupied with gaining control of each other's companies the way is clear for a third party to double-cross them both. Meanwhile Steven demands to see
Adam's personal files and Dominique starts making plans for her wedding day.
Written by DIANA GOULD Directed by DON MEDFORD
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John Humphrys and Nicholas Witchell present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad Regional News
starring Steve Bisley as Jack Bartholomew in The Bombay Ducks by TERRY HODGKINSON with and featuring
An encounter with a frightened young Indian and the loan of a tenner involves Jack with a mysterious travel agency and the uncovering of an ugly racket.
Film editor IAN FARR
Designer PHIL ROBERSON
Photography ELMER COSSEY Created and produced by ROBERT BANKS STEWART Director GUY SLATER
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From a background of abject poverty in the deep South Ray Charles went on to become one of the most successful performers in the history of popular music. He was blind by the age of 7, but he had begun to play the piano, taught by the man who ran the general store next door. From the late 50s he made a string of hits starting with the million-seller
'Georgia', 'Unchain my heart', 'Hit the road jack' and the biggest of all 'I can't stop loving you'.
In a rare television interview this reclusive star talks to Charlie Gillett , and with a filmed record of his latest sell-out London concert, and classic Charles performances from the past, Omnibus looks at the music of the man
Sinatra calls 'the only real genius in the business.' Film editor JOHN BARNES Associate producers
KEITH CHEETHAM. NIGEL FINCH Producer JOHN NEEDHAM
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Stacey Nelkin Dan O'Herlihy
A special presentation for Halloween night of this unusual addition to the famous series of horror films.
Northern California, 23
October. A man is admitted to hospital clutching a child's Halloween mask and muttering 'They're going to kill us...... all of us!'. When he is brutally murdered his daughter and a sympathetic doctor set about investigating the mysterious Silver
Shamrock Factory, purveyor of Halloween masks. But the impending ancient festival of the dead begins to claim many victims.....
Screenplay by TOMMY LEE WALLACE Based on a story by NIGEL KNEALE Produced by JOHN CARPENTER and DEBRA HILL Directed by TOMMY LEE WALLACE
(First showing on British Television)
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