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Le Great Dane Robbery
The Pink Quarterback (R)
with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman and Pamela Armstrong
Waterloo at Southfork
Miss Ellie forces a showdown with J.R. Custody of John Ross is settled at the divorce hearing.
This week's cast:
Written by ARTHUR BERNARD LEWIS Directed by LEONARD KATZMAN
with Phillip Schofield
Presenters Carol Chell and Fred Harris
Story: The Fox and the Crow (traditional) adapted by MICHAEL COLE
Controller's Apprentice (R)
with Geoffrey Wheeler
A classic cliffhanger serial in 15 episodes starring
10: The Sable Shroud
A REPUBLIC serial
(For cast see page 46. Next programme tomorrow at 11.5 am)
Misguided Missile and After the Ball
Presented by Pattie Coldwell Harry Greene goes for mood lighting and fits a dimmer switch, while Gilly Love finds Room for a Change in Battersea and turns an empty room into a combined study and guest bedroom.
There's a shoppers' guide to new products in What's in Store, and old furniture when Rick Ball demonstrates that second-hand need not be second best. (R)
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The capture of a Spanish ship off the Philippines in 1743 provided the Anson family with the wealth to create
Shugborough Hall. Its style and appointments were the best that money could buy. Heraldry expert
David Howard unravels some of the family history, while Arthur Negus looks at the fine furniture.
Director FIONA MCKENZIE Producer ROBIN DRAKE BBC Bristol (R)
(Tomorrow: Deene FarK)
Baboons Rule, OK Narrated by David Attenborough
Sam reigns supreme! He's the leader of a troop of baboons living on the rugged hills of the Cape of Good Hope. It's a peaceful family existence. But for how much longer? There are threats from just over the clifftop - not only from subordinate males waiting to challenge Sam's authority, but from the tourists who visit this windswept peninsula. Filmed and directed by RODNEY BORLAND
Written and produced by CAROLINE WEAVER (R)
(Tomorrow: Kuiseb - The Vanishing River)
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with Martyn Lewis Weather BILL GILES
Can Danny come to terms with the knowledge of his true self? Will Des and Daphne get together?
These questions are answered as one chapter closes on life in Ramsay Street and a new one begins.
This week's cast:
Written by REG WATSON and GINNY LOWNDES
Directed by MAX VARNEL
The Lawn Tennis Championships
The second week of Wimbledon gets underway this afternoon, with perhaps a few more surprises for the seeded players.
Live coverage from Centre and No 1 Courts is described by DAN MASKELL ,
JOHN BARRETT , GERALD WILLIAMS ,
BARRY DAVIES , MARK COX ,
BILL THRELFALL , ANN JONES and VIRGINIA WADE . Introduced by HARRY CARPENTER Television presentation
JOHNNIE WATHERSTON. FRED VINER ALASTAIR SCOTT. WENDY SHEPPARD Producer MARTIN HOPKINS
Executive producer JOHN ROWUNSON
Phillip Schofield - starting with Lassie Lassie and the Water Bottle (R)
with Janet Ellis, Mark Curry and Caron Keating
My Kingdom for a Horse! Sabres will be slashing and flintlocks firing all over Britain this summer! But it takes more than knights-in-armour to restage famous battles. The horses have to be trained as well - with tremendous care to ensure their safety. Watch Caron take to the saddle in her behind-the-scenes report on how the 'battle horses' prepare for the fray and discover which country the team will be exploring for the 1987 Summer Expedition!
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Most Beautiful Baby in Bedrock
A HANNA.BARBERA production
Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton present the latest pictures, stories and events from
Britain and around the world. Weather JOHN KETTLEY
Lucy Meacock and Steve Clarke bring you all tonight's headlines from London and the south east, and the interviews that will make tomorrow's talking points.
Plus all the day's sport from Michael Wale
Editor RACHEL ATTWELL
Join Terry and his guests for conversation and entertainment live from the Television Theatre.
As Time Goes By
'A kiss is still a kiss, a sigh is just a sigh' and an influential Board of Education observer just happens to be Charlie's ex-lover.
Written by GARY GILBERT
Directed by PETER BALDWIN
The third series enters an era of harder news stories, in colour, and the music ranges from punk to disco, although rock 'n' roll is by no means dead.
The news: the first national coal strike since 1926 erupts, unemployment figures reach over one million. Prime
Minister Edward Heath signs the Common Market Treaty, 13 civilians are shot dead in Londonderry on 'Bloody
Sunday' and as a reprisal the IRA bomb the Army barracks at Aldershot. The Duke of Windsor and Sir Francis Chichester die and Arab terrorists attack the Munich Olympics.
The music: Don McLean T. Rex , Roberta Flack ,
Roxy Music, David Bowie and the Spiders from Mars, Rod Stewart
Videotape editor DAVE RDCON Research RORY SHEEHAN
Series producer SUE MALLINSON
0 FEATURE: page 4 and INFO: page 77
A comedy series in six parts by IAN DAVIDSON and PETER VINCENT starring Ronnie Corbett and Barbara Lott 5: Little Foxes
As his wedding day approaches, Tim discovers that marriages are not necessarily happy ever after.
Designer CHRIS RUGG
Produced and directed by DAVID ASKEY
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Julia Somerville and Andrew Harvey present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad
Regional News Weather
The Fight for Control
The worldwide war against AIDS has moved to a new battleground. While scientists strive to find a cure, legislators try to balance public health with individual liberty.
Panorama reports from three cities on the AIDS frontline, Sao Paulo in Brazil, Munich in Germany and Minneapolis in America; and examines contrasting ways of dealing with AIDS sufferers.
Should the victims be kept apart to protect the healthy or should the state take more care of those who catch this new plague? Reporter
Producer MIKE HOGAN
Editor DAVID DICKINSON
Match of the Day Introduced by DESMOND LYNAM and GERALD WILLIAMS
The best of the action from today's play plus analysis and a round-up of all the day's news.
'You can open your veins on television more easily than anywhere. It's the last stronghold for the individualist writer.'
Over the last 20 years, Dennis Potter has established himself as not only television's most celebrated playwright but also its most outspoken.
His powerful and daring plays from Stand Up
Nigel Barton , written after he stood for Parliament in 1964, through Pennies from Heaven, to the triumph of The Singing Detective have provoked the most extreme reactions both for and against.
Above all, Potter takes a moral position - he describes himself as a religious dramatist. Throughout his work he mines recurring themes and obsessions - his childhood in the Forest of Dean, illness, his sense of the self, sex, the techniques of television itself.
As an introduction to a season of Dennis Potter plays, starting tomorrow, here's a second chance to see the Arena interview in which he discusses the feelings and attitudes that motivate him. Research JANE BYWATERS Producer ANTHONY WALL