in Spooky Wooky
An RKO film
with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman and Pamela Armstrong
Sports news and comment from Bob Wilson and Sally Jones
And Alan Titchmarsh looks at the world of television. Weather forecast from Francis Wilson at
7.25, 7.55, 8.25
Today: Pink Plunk Plink; That's No Lady That's Notre Dame; Pink Outs (R)
But first this ... something a little different, a sort of magazine between the programmes with Tracy Brabin. Starting with Children's Island
A drama series in eight parts. 2: It's Land
On a wartime journey to
America, 11 British children are 'lost at sea'. William, the US President's 12-year-old grandson, feels responsible, two of them, Stanley and Tommy were coming as his guests. Despite negative reports from the US Air
Force, William is convinced that the 11 children are still alive. (R)
with Roy Castle
Fiona Kennedy and Julian Farino
Tara Hobbs was just 13 when she set a world record of 95 high kicks. She's 16 now. Will she beat the world speed record for 50 high kicks? Will it fall to the Starlight Express dancer or to the karate expert? (R)
But first....your birthday greetings with Tracy Brabin followed by Play School
'Tinkle, bang, bash, bash!' Presenters
Jane Hardy , Lloyd Johnson
Story: The Supermarket Band by BRIAN JAMESON The Perishers featuring Leonard Rossiter as 'Boot' (R)
Presented by the children of Strand-on-the-Green Junior School
Producer RALPH ROLLS
A classic cliff-hanger serial in eight parts, starring
1: The Golden God Zorro takes up his sword against the sinister Don del Oro who is plotting to overthrow a newly-born Mexican Republic.
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 - from subordinate males and from tourists.
Filmed and directed by RODNEY BORLAND
Written and produced by CAROUNE WEAVER (R)
(Postponed from 29th June)
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starring with The Hunter Joe accepts the company of a stranger he meets on the trail, but wakes up to a nightmare when his guest demands they play a deadly game of chase ...
Written and directed by MICHAEL LANDON (R)
with Philip Hayton
Weather MICHAEL FISH
Max decides to make peace with Ramsay Street before he meets 'his maker'.
Benson and Hedges International from Fulford Golf Club, York. The new Open champion,
NICK FALDO leads the field in the European PGA tour which resumes in Britain after three weeks on the Continent. Europe's top players will be chasing the first prize of £33,330. Introduced by HARRY CARPENTER Commentators
Producers FRED VINER and ALASTAIR SCOTT
Executive producer JOHN SHREWSBURY including at
3.0 News and Weather
Phillip Schofield - starting with The All New Popeye Show
More Misadventures with Popeye, the spinach-guzzling cartoon sailor in:
Abject Flying Object
Top Kick in Boot Camp (R)
A serial in 12 episodes 9: Silas has taken the performing bear to the Market square to cause a distraction and so helps the Shrew escape brutal punishment.
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An inter-school competition with fun and games on the field and in the pool. The Final from Wombourne Sports Centre, Wolverhampton between England
Trinity School, Carlisle Wales
Ysgol Brynrefail, Llanrug Scotland
Irvine Royal Academy Introduced by Ron Pickering with heptathlete Judy Simpson and swimmer David Wilkie Engineering manager JIM CLELLAND Producer PETER CHARLTON
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'Faster than a speeding boulder, able to leap tall cavescrapers at a single bound' - Fred gets more than he bargains for.
A HANNA BARBERA production
Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey present the latest pictures, stories and events of the day. Weather BERNARD DAVEY
London Plus, Spotlight points West, Look East Look North, South Today
North West Tonight Midlands Today
Presenting hits and videos from the Top 40 chart.
Introduced by Gary Davies.
Produced and directed by:
by Shirley Cooklin.
"Look Lofty, there's a lot more to making a woman happy than giving her a kid."
(For cast see page 48)
Nick Berry - 'Every loser wins' RESL 204
The Banned - 'Something outa nothing' RESL/12RSL 205
Anita Dobson and the Simon May Orchestra - 'Anyone can fall in love' JESL/12RSL 191
EastEnders video: The Queen Vic BBCV 4024 Â£7.99
A magical mystery tour of our own flesh and blood with Dr Graeme Garden
Dr Alan Maryon Davis
Dr Gillian Rice Ear We Go!
This week the Bodymatters team have their ears close to the ground as they eavesdrop on one of our most sensitive organs.
The programme discovers why we'd be lost without two, why a champion darts player can use his to score, and how even the most well-balanced Woman can't believe her ears. Programme associate JOHN JUNKIN Director STUART MCDONALD Series editor DAVID FILKIN
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Dr Alan Maryon
°y JOHNNY SPEIGHT starring Warren Mitchell
Alf and Arthur enjoy a pint discussing the free society. Alf reckons you can have a free society - but only with control and discipline.
Directed by RICHARD BODEN
Directed by richard boden Produced by ROGER RACE (R)
Women on phone:
Women on phone:
Julia Somerville and Andrew Harvey
Present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad Regional News Weather
This week there are 18 sketches (such value) in a show running 27'17". Thus giving an average sketch time of 1'31". However, as the shortest sketch is only 0'13" and the longest 4'46", this does indicate that all the others are somewhere in between.
Main performance support from Robin DriscoU Peter McCarthy and Geoffrey Whitehead
Main writing contribution from
REBECCA STEVENS. PAUL SMITH and TERRY KYAN , ROGER PLANER. RORY MCGRATH. JIMMY MULVILLE and GRIFF RHYS JONES
Music by PETER BREWIS Produced by JOHN KILBY and JIMMY MULVILLE Directed by JOHN KILBY
starring Phil Cool
Britain's funniest bendyman, Phil Cool, is back with more incredible impressions and doubtful trousers. In tonight's show he invites the Gremlins round for a midnight snack, but there's a nasty shock in store when they discover John Wayne searching for toilet paper in Phil's bathroom. Alas, Griff
Rhys Jones comes face to face with his maker, and likes it but not a lot.
Written by PHIL COOL and JASPER CARROTT Director DAVID WEIR
Producer STEVE WEDDLE BBC Pebble Mill
A five-part series
3: As the 'Godfather' slowly recuperates, the Corleones continue to exact their bloody vengeance. The conflict between the five New York families of mafiosi explodes into an all-out mob war, leaving a trail of slaughter which extends even to Sicily where Michael is living in exile. (R)
(For cast see page 41.
Part 4 next Wednesday)
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