in Bested by a Beard
An RKO film
with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman and James Cox at the TUC Conference in Blackpool
Memories of television go back only 50 years. Everyone has their own favourite moments and Nick Ross talks to David Bellamy to find out which are his. (R)
A HANNABARBERA production
But first this ... your birthday greetings with Andy Crane followed by Play School
'Swimming and sailing' Presenters
Floella Benjamin and Lloyd Johnston
Story: The Little Boy with a Secret by DAVID L. HARRISON and Wlllo the Wisp The Hot, Hot Day with the voices of Kenneth Williams Written and directed by NICK SPARGO (R)
with Kenneth Branagh Producer RALPH ROLLS
A four-part story
3: When Shadows Fall
Confessions abound as Felix and Lydia wake up to their emotions and Kildare admits to the reason for his attention to Lois. (R)
(Part 4 tomorrow at 11.05am) (For cast see page 39)
The last of three programmes about the life and work of great northern comedians. The Laughter Tsar of Movie Land
In his heyday of the 30s
Sydney Howard was one of Britain's top box-office draws. He starred in the West End with such giants as Leslie Henson , Fred Astaire , Arthur Riscoe and Stanley Holloway. He had an enormously successful film career - and went to
Hollywood as well. In his later years he lived like a lord on the French Riviera. Today though, even northerners find it hard to remember him. Narrator Ken Cooper BBC North (R)
A Ewing is a Ewing
J.R. uses Sue Ellen again and upsets Clayton.
Written by FRANK FURINO
Directed by LARRY HAGMAN (R) (For cast see page 59)
from the BBC newsroom Weather MICHAEL FISH
Lucy has to undergo emergency surgery on the kitchen table.
(For cast see page 39. Shown again tomorrow at 9.05am)
starring Richard Todd William Hartnell
HMS Amethyst's daring flight down the communist-controlled Yangtse river in July 1949 is already part of naval history. This film, directed by Michael Anderson who was also responsible for The Dam
Busters, stars Richard Todd in the part of Lt Cdr John S. Kerans, who captained the crippled ship during its 140-mile ordeal.
Screenplay by ERIC AMBLER
Produced by HERBERT WILCOX
Directed by MICHAEL ANDERSON
0 FILMS: page 19
Lt Cdr Kerans:
Leading Seaman Frank:
Capt Kuo Tai:
Fit Lt Fearnley:
The live TV phone-in that'll keep your garden blooming, with Geoffrey Smith and Daphne Ledward Solve your gardening problems from the comfort of your armchair.
To take part ring
Leeds(0532)[number removed]between 11.30am and 2.30pm. Give us your question and we'll take it from there!
Introduced by John Thirlwell Director MARCEL GUILLOU Producer MIKE ROBERTSON BBC Leeds
Andy Crane - starting with The Puppy's
A cartoon adventure series about Petey the brave puppy who goes half way 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.
Petey and the 101 Seals (R)
Winner of the 1987 BAFTA award for factual children s programmes.
With Terry Nutkins Nick Davies and Chris Packham
Do lemmings really commit mass suicide? Why do zebras have stripes? Which male animal gives birth? Seven-year-old Euan Southcott handles some really nasty animals and Terry goes filming a prime contender for the title: the rarest animal in Britain - the Scottish wildcat. Assistant producer
ALASTAIR FOTHERGILL Producer MIKE BEYNON BBC Bristol (R)
with Roger Finn Helen Rollason and John Craven
What's happening today in the world? The Newsround team bring you the big stones of the day and explain the facts behind them. Editor JOHN CRAVEN
A drama series in ten parts about life in the Australian goldfields.
8: News of the gold found at Coorumbong begins to spread and strangers arrive at the mines.
Producer MICHAEL MIDLEM Director ROB STEWART (R)
Rolf Harris presents cartoon comedy featuring well-known characters and some of their lesser-known relatives. Videotape editor ROY DEMERY Producer DAVID PLATT (R)
from the BBC newsroom Weather BILL GILES
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.
Kermit's collar is stolen by the Prairie Dog Glee Club whose motto is 'the best things in life are free' while today's guest Crystal Gayle sings 'River road'. Meanwhile the Swinetrek ship is invaded by storm chickens led by the evil Dirk Nader - but doesn't he look a little familiar? Producer JIM HENSON
'Those kids might be on the way to ruining their lives. If you don't tell them the truth, I will!' - two lovers' dreams wait to be shattered. As Dominique struggles with her daughter's emotions, Alexis takes time off from wedding preparations for an unusual - and fateful - night on the town ...
Written byFRANK V. FURINO Directed by DON MEDFORD
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES
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
from the BBC newsroom Regional News; Weather
Written and narrated by Dr John Rae
'No man is truly educated unless he understands the ancient worlds of Greece and Rome....'
Determined to prove his maxim, Dr Kamuzu Banda. Life-President of Malawi, spent an estimated E15 million to build Kamuzu
Academy in the heart of the African bush. He is making sure that the brightest children in his country get an academic education equal to any in the world.
So .. Greek, Calculus and straw boaters in the Bush ... and to prove it works, the Academy celebrates its fifth birthday with a party that combines ancient Roman comedy and African tribal dancing.
Dr John Rae , formerly
Headmaster of Westminster School, assesses the impact this grafted-on Eton will have on its pupils, and the implications of creating an elite in a developing country. Film cameramen
LAN STONE. HENRY FARRAR Film editor PAUL RAPLEY Executive producer JENNY BARRACLOUGH
Producer DESMOND LAPSLEY
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F Dudley Moore
I Elizabeth McGovern and Alec Guinness
L Dr Saul Benjamin is a M successful psychiatrist and has a happy marriage, in other words - he's got the lot! When a colleague dies Saul 'inherits' Chloe, a beautiful and talented playwright and patient of the deceased. Against his professional judgement he is immediately attracted to Chloe and begins to pursue her passionately from the theatre to her bedroom. All seems to go well until he receives a visit from Dr Sigmund Freud who, although long dead, has a stronger grasp on reality than Saul!
An inventive New York comedy from
Marshall Brickman - Woody Allen 's collaborator on Annie Hall and Manhattan.
Written and directed by MARSHALL BRICKMAN
Produced by CHARLES OKUN
(First showing on British television) * FILMS: page 19
Larry Geller, MD:
Lionel Cross, MD: