(An RKO film)
(Black and white)
with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman and Pamela Armstrong
The latest sports news and comment from Bob Wilson and Sally Jones
Alan Titchmarsh looks at the world of television.
Regional news and travel updates at 7.15, 7.45,8.15 Weather forecast from Francis Wilson at
Today: Pink Tuba-Dore; Dune Bug; Sink Pink (R)
But first this ... something a little different, a sort of magazine between the programmes with Anthea Turner.
Starting with Children's Island
A drama serial in eight parts 6: Is the Moon Really a Cheese-Ball?
The missing children learn how much they depend on one another. In the White House, William decides to take his story of the SOS message to the press. and Directed by NATHANIEL GUTMAN Produced by EUSABETH WOLTERS -ALFS (R)
with Tony Hart , Joanna Kirk and Zippo and Company Light
There are shadows and torches, stars and spectacular meteorites to make bonfire night go with a bang! (R)
But first ... your birthday greetings with Anthea Turner followed by Play School Presenters
Sheelagh Gilbey , Fred Harris Story: Half Moon and One Whole Star by CRESCENT DRAGONWAGON and The Perishers written by MAURICE DODD featuring
Leonard Rossiter as 'Boot' Music by TREVOR JONES (R)
with some pupils from
Twyford Church of England High School
But first this ... your summertime magazine between the programmes including
Zorro's Fighting Legion A classic eight-part serial starring
Reed Hadley as Zorro Sheila Darcy as Volita
7: Zorro plans a deception but instead becomes a target.
Six introductory guides to making home videos 5: Effective Illusions
Sue Robbie discovers from two young video makers how they used special effects and animation techniques to give their videos mood and atmosphere. She also looks at a range of methods for transferring film and slides to video. (R) (e)
Video, £9.99, book, £4.95, from retailers or BBC Publications
The Ewing Touch
Cliff loses out to Bobby and blames Pam. Ellie invites Frank Crutcher to meet the family.
Written by HOWARD LAKIN
Directed by LEONARD KATZMAN (R) (For cast see page 38)
with Philip Hayton
Weather JOHN KETTLEY
Daphne and Zoe plan a night out for Max while Paul and Helen make an interesting discovery.
(For cast see page 38. Shown ogam tomorrow at 10.5am)
Graham Faulkner Judi Bowker
'I was in darkness.
Brother Sun illuminated my soul and I saw at last.'
Recovering from an illness, young
Francesco Di Bernardone becomes aware of the manifestations of nature. Tormented by the profits his father made out of war as well as by the miseries of his employees, Francesco renounces worldly wealth and sets off to rebuild the ruined church of San Damiano.
Franco Zeffirelli 's beautiful film tells the story of the early life of St Francis of Assisi.
Words and music composed and sung by DONOVAN
Original screenplay by SUSO CECCHI D'AMICO
KENNETH ROSS. LINA WERTMULLER and FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI
Produced by LUCIANO PERUGIA Directed by FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI
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Pietro Di Bemardone:
Pica Di Bemardone:
Pope Innocent III:
Andrew Harvey introduces ten programmes for swimmers and non-swimmers of all ages. 9: Fitness
Director DAVID SPIRES
Producer JOHN DOBSON (R) (e)
Andy Crane - starting with All New Popeye Show
More misadventures with Popeye, the spinach-guzzling cartoon sailor.
I wouldn't Take that Mare to the Fair on a Dare and Cliff-hanger, Parts 1 and 2.
When Roobarb was being bored, then not being bored Told by Richard Briers Written by GRANGE CALVELEY Animation by BOB GODFREY (R)
A serial in 12 parts
11: Silas ignored Mr Sandal'swarning and has led Jasper to the middle of the city. They are followed by a suspicious-looking old man who believes Silas to be the Son of a rich man. in) * CEEFAX SUBTITLES
Two Great Adventures
Introduced by Roger Finn
The seafaring perils of Cape Horn and the great
Pilgrimage of the Crusader
Knights come together in this Newsround Special about two modern-day adventurers, Tim Severin and Nigel Seymour.
Tim is following the tracks of the Crusaders across Europe, riding a knight's charger. Mary Downing catches up with him in Hungary.
Nigel attempts to paddle round Cape Horn , at the tip of South America, in a kaymaran - two kayaks strapped together, each with a tiny sail. Will he conquer the mighty waves that have defeated so many others? Picture editor IAN LAVELLS Producer MARY DOWNING Editor JOHN CRAVEN
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No Biz like Showbiz
When Peebles and Barn-Barn become top of the pops, Fred and Barney discover that being the fathers of child stars isn't quite what they dreamed it would be ... A HANNA-BARBERA production
with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell Weather IAN MCCASKILL
Presenting hits and videos from the Top 40 chart.
Introduced by Gary Davies.
Produced and directed by:
by Charlie Humphreys.
"Don't let him worry you Den. It's one thing saying it, proving it's something else."
(For cast see page 48)
A magical mystery tour of our own flesh and blood with Dr Graeme Garden
Dr Alan Maryon Davis Dr Gillian Rice and an audience of intrepid volunteers.
Wake Up to Sleep
How much sleep do you need and why do you sleep at all? Tonight Bodymatters delves into this mysterious world, helped by a sheep, a sleeping volunteer, a man kept awake for over40 hours and three couples who have been training to sleep for only six hours a night.
Whether you are a catnapper or a Rip van Winkle, we will wake you up to the facts on sleep.
Programme associate JOHN JUNKIN Director STUART MCDONALD Series editor DAVID FILKIN
Producer CAROLINE VAN DEN BRUL
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Dr Alan Maryon
The last of this series by JOHNNY SPEIGHT starring Warren Mitchell
An unexpected visit coincides with Andy and Fergie's royal wedding. There are rivals for Alfs affections.
Directed by RICHARD BODEN Produced by ROGER RACE (R)
Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad Regional News Weather
'The thinking man's Little and Large' (SUNDAY OBSERVER, 27 October 1985) this week explore the silent unknown world of the north, get their heads together over the Second World War and solve the ultimate Miss Marple mystery.
Special guest this week the lovely Connie Batchelor. Main performance support from Robin Driscoll, Peter McCarthy, Katie Budd, Hugh Quarshie and Geoffrey Whitehead.
Main writing contribution from Rory McGrath, Griff Rhys Jones, Roger Planer, Clive Anderson and Tony Sarchet
Britain's bendiest comedian, Phil Cool is back with more incredible impressions, oddball observations and revolting jackets. Tonight he asks the question, is there a cure for Boxcar Willie ? Also Roy Hattersley auditions for the country music hall of fame, while Phil has to call on the assistance of 'International Rescue' when he is confronted by an evil aquaphibian in a northern nightclub.
Written by PHIL COOL and JASPER CARROTT Director DAVID WEIR
Producer STEVE WEDDLE BBC Pebble Mill
A BBC video, 'Cool It! with Phil
Cool'. BBCV 4026. £7.99, is available from retailers
Could you go to your doctor with a sex problem? And if you could, what reaction would you get?
Unfortunately, most medical students have no specific training to deal with sexual and sexually related difficulties. But help is available for qualified doctors who want to improve their skills in this important and sensitive area of general practice.
In this programme Peter Barrett, a GP in Nottingham who trained with the Institute of Psychosexual Medicine, shows how even a short consultation, if handled well, can be of real benefit to the patient.
For further information, advice and useful addresses write to: [address removed]. Please enclose a 9in x 7in envelope and 24p stamp.
Living in the Real World
Rock Gospel Show host Sheila Walsh introduces a selection of her favourite American
Christian artists on their . latest videos.
Amy Grant , Russ Taff Stryker, Morgon Cryar Mylon Ie
Fevre Petra , Steve Taylor Presented for BBCtv by ROGER STOTT
Series producer JIM MURRAY