with Frank Bough
Sally Magnusson and Jeremy Paxman and Bob Friend 's view of life across the Atlantic.
The latest sports news and comment from Sally Jones
News and analysis on the hour and half hour
Weather forecasts from Francis Wilson at 7.25, 7.55, 8.25
Regional news and travel Updates at 7.15, 7.45, 8.15
Today's edition brings you not Seat - your chance to interrogate the people whose decisions directly affect your life.
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Join Robert Kilroy-Silk , his studio audience and guests as they discuss a topic that touches your life.
Margo MacDonald continues this week's look at benefits
'or people who are disabled or elderly and in need of care. Today:
The Attendance Allowance (e)
Phillip Schofield with Programme news and your birthday greetings.
One, two, three, four, five, Once I caught a fish alive Presenter Chloe Ashcroft Guest Brian Jameson
Story: A Very Big Fish by ROBINA BECKLES WILLSON (R)
by OLIVER POSTGATE The Seaside
Pictures by PETER FIRMIN
Story told by Olwen Griffiths Anthony Jackson and Oliver Postgate
Music by VERNON ELLIOTT (R)
with Martin Jarvis
from Belfast with Bob Wellings and Pattie Coldwell including at
The spotlight's on Portsmouth as Tom and Debbie Greenwood meet the people of this historic naval city. Appearing live on the stage of the Guildhall, Tom introduces top national and local show-business names, while Debbie goes 'out and about' in search of the sights and sounds of Pompey.
with Martyn Lewis
Weather IAN MCCASKILL
Charlie Slater becomes drunk and violent towards his wife. Max gives Terry the sack. Shane gets a job.
(For cast see page 34. Shown again tomorrow at 10.5 am)
A See-Saw programme with Fred Harris
Today it's the Chock-a-bloke who puts the block into
Chock-a-Block's block slot and rocks the rock-a-blocks to find words that ring
Chock-a-Block's rhyme chime. Music PETER
GOSLING Designer MARY PENLEYEDWARDS Producer MICHAEL COLE (R)
Johnny Cash Bo Hopkins
'Sledge' Rose and Eddie Lee Haskell hit town, women had better beware for the 'boys' are out to have a real good time. But the time is ripe for the small-town Texans to make some radical changes in their lives ... before it's too late.
Screenplay by WILLIAM D WITILIFF Produced by DAN PAUSSON and ROD SHELDON Directed by JACK STARRETT
(First showing on British television)
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Eddie Lee Haskell:
Presented by Jimmy Savile A series of programmes that show how many serious child accidents are preventable. Scalding Hot
Director JULIA DRUM
Producer PETER RIDING (R) (e)
Phillip Schofield - starting with Stilgoe's On
Richard Stilgoe presents a series of programmes about what to do if you're stuck indoors. Today's programme deals with Paper. It's drawn on and cut and folded, but when it's in the hands of today's guest Paul Jackson ,
'The Origami Man', it is made into extraordinary shapes without a pencil or scissors. Music by RICHARD STILGOE Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE
Producer PIPPA DYSON (R)
Even the Statue of Liberty isn't safe when that foxy villain is on the prowl.
Statue of Liberty Play (R)
by MARGARET MAHY Told by Su Pollard for Jackanory Today:
At the Tumble Inn Tavern
The Last Banana With the voices of Tim Brooke-Taylor
Bill Oddie , Graeme Garden and Jill Shilling
Produced by TREVOR BOND Directed by TERRY WARD (R)
starring Vince Purity and his big board game He came, he saw, he conquered ... The all-star showvan is on the road!
The schools are THE WENN
STAGE SCHOOL. Essex and SHANDY STAGE SCHOOL, Brighton
Written and devised by COUN BENNETT
Assistant producer CLAIRE WINYARD Producer CHRISTOPHER PILKINGTON
with Mark Curry
The Imperial Collection of Crown Jewels of the World by DOROTHY SMITH
At the beginning of the century, Europe was ruled by kings and queens. They were rich and powerful and their crown jewels were the symbols of their strength. Mark tells the stories of intrigue, ambition, of sorrow and disaster that lie behind a strange collection of facsimiles of the imperial jewels of the world.
Film cameraman GENE CARR Film editor KEN BERRY
Producer EDWARD BARNES
Director CHRISTOPHER TANDY
The Video Quiz
It's the first quarter-final tonight with ST ANDREW 'S HIGH SCHOOL from Croydon facing
DAVENTRY SOUTHBROOK. The teams get busy delivering papers, hurtling hurdles and vaulting videos in the arcade games, and answering questions on pop, feature films and news videos. Whose paperboy will win the delivery run? And who will be the best arcade athlete? Debbie Greenwood leads them through this knock-out tournament to find the First Class of 1987. Designer JIM LONGMUIR Director JUSTIN C. ADAMS Producer ANNE SOMERS
Series producer CHARLES NAIRN BBC Scotland
Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton present the latest pictures, stories and events of the day from Britain and around the world. Weather John Kettley
London Plus, Spotlight
South Today, Points West Look East, Look North North West Tonight Midlands Today
As spring approaches, Terry listens very closely for the first cuckoo, as well as to the blandishments of his live Wednesday night guests.
Tonight's guest star
Judy Collins may well be the last. J.P. Grouse, owner of the Muppet Theatre, plans to pull the building down and use the area as a junk yard. Producer JIM HENSON
A series of important deals revives the fortunes of Ewing Oil, but J.R. seems more concerned with things that went bump in the night.
Meanwhile, Ray decides to fight for what is his - but will he regret the decision?
Written by CALVIN CLEMENTS JR Directed by LARRY HAGMAN
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Anne Robinson with your comments in the programme you help to write.
Producer vicki MARRIOTT Please send letters to:
Points of View, BBCtv Centre London W12 8QT
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Julia Somerville and Andrew Harvey present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad Regional News Weather
Claws - A New Kind of umosaur
Q: What's the link between a Plumber and a dinosaur? A: Baryonyx, a giant feat-eating dinosaur, was discovered near Dorking one Weekend in 1983 by a plumber called BILL WALKER , when he dug up its massive fossilised claw.
Q : What's the dinosaur's side f the story?
A : Watch Q.E.D. tonight.
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Introduced by Steve Rider
FA Cup Football
Highlights from one of this evening's programme of fourth round replays, with news of all the others.
Commentator JOHN MOTSON
Prom Sarajevo, ALAN WEEKS reports on the first medals of the 1987 European Figure
Skating Championships. The Soviets are again expected to dominate tonight's Pairs Free Programme, in which Britain has two entries this time.
From Crans-Montana, today's highlights from the World
Ski-ing Championships. DAVID VINE watches West Germany's MARKUS WASMEIER defend his Men's Giant Slalom title. from Cervinia, the final run in the European Four-man Bobsleigh Championships. TONY GUBBA commentates, and has details also of a British attempt to break the world speed ski-ing record.
Football JOHN SHREWSBURY
Skating JRT. Yugoslavia
Ski-ing SSR, Switzerland
Producer CHARLES BALCHIN Editor JOHN RAWUNSON
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