with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman and Pamela Armstrong
The Ewing boys go off to South America.
Written by ARTHUR BERNARD LEWIS Directed by IRVING J. MOORE (R)
The Fastest Tongue in the West
Phillip Schofield with programme news and your birthday greetings.
The wind blows the reeds, and blows the trees
Now which stands the longest,
If you please?
Presenters Carol Chell and Fred Harris
Story: The Oak and the Reed (traditional) adapted by MICHAEL COLE
with Geoffrey Wheeler
A serial in 15 episodes
12: Cauldron of Cremation
In which another suspect is eliminated, Claire is kidnapped and a warm welcome from a fiery furnace is arranged for Lance ... A REPUBLIC serial
(For cast see page 46)
Half-Empty Saddles and To Catch a Woodpecker
Pattie Coldwell introduces the last of the series and helps Harry Greene to erect some garden fencing. The team also look at timber treatments and What's in Store reviews some of the latest products and gadgets, including smoke detectors.
Designer Gilly Love achieves a new look for summer in the sitting room and Rick Ball puts viewers' top tips to the test.
Producer ANDREW MEIKLE
Series producer STEPHANIE SILK BBC Pebble Mill (R)
Letters and fact sheet requests with large sae please to: [address removed]
Corsham Court, Wiltshire In the family home of the Lord Methuen, Arthur and his guest, porcelain expert
Henry Sandon , admire a fine 18th-century dinner service, made in the Worcester factory but decorated by James Giles of London.
Corsham is also the home of the famous Cobb commode with its exquisite inlay and ormolu work, and exceptional 18th-century mirrors by Robert Adam and Thomas Johnson. (R)
Gently Smiling Jaws Narrated by David Attenborough
With sinister grin, powerful jaws and fearsome reputation, Nile crocodiles are, to most of us, creatures to be avoided.
But naturalist Tony Pooley has made a remarkable observation which shows that this living relative of the dinosaur can be a caring and sensitive creature, using its mouth to cradle its young as well as to crush its prey. What's more, they come when they're called! Filmed and directed by RODNEY BORLAND
Written and produced by ADRIAN WARREN (R)
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES
with Martyn Lewis Weather BILL GILES
The Ramsay's mysterious new neighbour is revealed. Paul becomes increasingly embittered about life.
(For cast see page 37. Shown again tomorrow at 10.5 am)
The Lawn Tennis Championships
The men's singles quarter-finals were due to be completed this afternoon.
Will Wimbledon keep up its recent tradition of providing an unseeded semi-finalist? Commentators
DAN MASKELL , JOHN BARRETT GERALD WILLIAMS
MARK COX. BILL
THRELFALL ANN JONES and VIRGINIA WADE
Phillip Schofield - starting with
The Puppy's New Adventures: Treasure of the Ancient Ruins
A cartoon adventure series about Petey the brave puppy who goes halfway across the world in search of his master. His friends Dolly, Duke, Dash and Lucky go with him and take part in Petey's amazing adventures. (R)
The children are playing while Ulysses searches for minerals on a strange moon. Shyrka warns the children not to play too close to an old mine-shaft, but they disobey and suddenly they are falling down through Time. They find themselves back 5,000 years and meet their ancestors, the first hero called Ulysses and his son, Telemachus. (R)
by K. M. PEYTON adapted for television in six episodes by JENNY MCDADE
4: Nutty's scheme to improve their swimming training goes badly wrong.
Executive producer PAUL STONE Director COUN CANT (R) * CEEFAX SUBTITLES
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Dark?
After watching a monster movie a very frightened Baby Beaker and a tired Baby
Bunsen come to seek comfort in the nursery. The last thing any of the Babies expect is to be chased by the dreaded Slime Monster.
Created for television by jm HENSON (R)
Nicholas WitcheU and Andrew Harvey present the latest pictures, stories and events of the day from Britain and around the world. Weather JOHN KETTLEY
London Plus, Spotlight Points West, Look East Look North, South Today
North West Tonight Midlands Today
Join Terry and his guests for conversation and entertainment, live from the Television Theatre. Programme associates
NEIL SHAND and CHRIS GREENWOOD Director DAVID g. CROFT Producer PETER ESTALL
Series producer JOHN FISHER
A lighthearted musical quiz presented by Barry Cryer. Liza Goddard leads the ladies' team and Willie Rushton captains the gentlemen. A live band provides the music as the teams hunt for clues hidden in the title of popular tunes from Irving Berlin to the Rpstlfis
Musical director LAURIE HOLLOWAY Director ANDREA CONWAY
Producer KEITH STEWART (R)
With Fallon seriously injured and the life of her unborn child in the balance, Jeff and Miles for once find common ground. Meanwhile, the mysterious Hoyt Parker 's latest moves cause deep apprehension and a familiar voice on the telephone does little to help the unease ... Written by DENNIS TURNER
Directed by ROY CAMPANELLA
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES
Martyn Lewis and Andrew Harvey present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad
Regional News; Weather
A ten-part natural history of Britain and Ireland
Presented by Julian Pettifer The epic story of the wilderness and wildlife of our islands from Ice Age to motorway age. 1: After the Ice
The magnificent golden eagle takes us to the coldest peaks of Scotland where Ice age animals still survive. Here Arctic hares box, snow buntings raid scraps from skiers and beetles scavenge deep-frozen insects. In cold northern lakes frogs breed under the ice, goosanders dive for arctic fish and even Loch Ness reveals an Ice Age creature. Producer JOHN DOWNER Executive producer PETER CRAWFORD BBC Bristol (R)
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Match of the Day
The men's quarter-finals were decided today, weather permitting. DESMOND LYNAM introduces highlights while
GERALD WILLIAMS analyses the other stories of the day and looks ahead to the semi-finals of the ladies' singles championship.
The two tough but likeable partners in the fight against crime. starring and Texas Longhorn Texas tycoon Zack Taylor has a knack for getting what he wants - and what he wants now is revenge on the men who brutally murdered his wife. Starsky and Hutch must move at breakneck speed to stop the desperate widower taking the law into his own hands.
Written by MICHAEL MANN
Directed by JACK STARRETT (R)