with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman and Pamela Armstrong
Sports news from Bob Wilson and Sally Jones
Weather forecasts from Francis Wilson
Susan Rae and Mike Shaft invite you to challenge the programme makers or interview your favourite television personalities. Ring [number removed]
(Answers to your comments at
Paul Shane 's Rotherham The one-time miner from South Yorkshire shows us round his native Rotherham. Film editor DON CANDLIN
Producer PETER LEE WRIGHT (R)
Boss for a Day
When Gazoo grants Fred's wish for a taste of power Flintstone finds that, sometimes, the Indians are better off than the chief!
Andy Crane with programme news and your birthday greetings
followed by Play School
Presenters Mike Pratt, Sheelagh Gilbey
Story: The Day the Town Hall Caught Hiccups by MOLLY SOLE
with Cyril Shaps
Lucy blames Sue Ellen for Mickey's accident while
Bobby blames Holly Harwood and Clayton blames J.R. Written by HOWARD LAKIN Director NICK HAVINGA (R) (R) (For cast see page 80)
Phone Eamonn Holmes and Susan Rae on [number removed]to take part in today's discussion.
from the BBC newsroom Weather JOHN KETTLEY
Lucy and Bradley run away. Zoe and Paul reach an understanding.
(For cast see page 46. Shown again tomorrow at 9.05am)
This award-winning film presents a fascinating portrait of clock-maker extraordinary
Martin Burgess , whose huge clocks are masterpieces of engineering and accuracy and hypnotically beautiful to watch.
A film by RICHARD GAYER (R)
BBCtv outside broadcast cameras are at Ascot for three days of top-class racing culminating, on Saturday, in the most valuable race day ever staged in this country - the British festival of racing. Today's featured races are:
2.30 The EBF Clarence House Maiden Stakes 2-y-o (6f)
3.05 The Hoover Cumberland Lodge Stakes (llm)
The progressive Knockando will be fancied to land another important prize for trainer Luca Cumani.
3.40 The Balmoral Stakes (Handicap. 7f)
Introduced by JULIAN WILSON (Coverage continues on BBC2)
Andy Crane - starting with Wizbit by Barry Murray starring Paul Daniels
Wizbit comes to the rescue of Puzzleopolis in a most unusual and magical way. Directed by Phil Bishop (R)
by CHRIS ALLEN
Is he a special agent? Is he a fighter pilot? Is he England's greatest detective? Or is he just Batty?
Today's adventure: I-spy
Batty in which Batty saves the world.
Batty (and other voices) played by C. J. Allen
Cameraman TREVOR WIMLETT Sound LES MOWBRAY
Designer GLORIA CLAYTON
Producer ANGELA BEECHING Director MARILYN FOX
Presented by Bruno Brookes
Bananaman makes a guest appearance as the subject of today's observation round.
Can you beat the contestants on the cartoon clip questions?
A giant green frog catches Wilycat. Inside is Dr Dometone, a professor who has come to ask for help. Can Lion-O help save the great oceanic plug?
with Mark Curry, Caron Keating, Yvette Fielding
Sun and Sand Soviet style! When Mark, Caron and Yvette reported from the Crimean holiday resort of Yevpatoriya, they were expecting a restful break by the seaside. Instead they were given mud baths, sand baths, water massage, even acupuncture! Discover more about their hotel and why Mark was forbidden to sunbathe!
from the BBC newsroom Weather IAN MCCASKJLL
London Plus, Spotlight Points West, Look East Look North, South Today
North West Tonight Midlands Today
Introduced by Gary Davies and Mike Smith
Lighting GEOFF beech Sound ALAN MACHIN
Designer GRENVILLE HORNER
Executive producer MICHAEL HURLL Production BRIAN wmTEHOUSE
by Jane Hollowood.
"Lofty, tell her a woman's place is in the home. Under a man."
(For cast see page 56)
Maggie Philbin and Howard Stableford return with a new series of the programme which features all the latest developments in science, technology and medicine.
This year Tomorrow's World has been to the People's Republic of China, where science is one of the new priorities. The series will be keeping an eye on preparations by NASA for next summer's relaunch of the shuttle. Closer to home work starts on the channel tunnel, Nelson's column gets a face-lift, and fish and chips celebrate their
125th birthday by becoming a healthier food.
And tonight; the French car that does a 100 miles to the gallon, and how in California they're preparing for the earthquakes they know will come - including one that's due this week!
Producers CYNTHIA PAGE DANA PURVIS , JACK WEBER Studio director TOM WRAGG Editor RICHARD REISZ
Tomorrow's World: Food
£5.75 paperback, £7.95 hardback from booksellers
by JOHN SULLIVAN starring David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst with Buster Merryfield The Longest Night
When the Trotters go shopping they have no idea of what's in store!
Directed by MANDIE FLETCHER Produced by RAY BUTT (R)
Woman in kiosk:
from the BBC newsroom - Regional News Weather
by RICHARD CURTIS and BEN ELTON England, 1760-1815. A golden age of English literature. But not for Gertrude Perkins (alias E. Blackadder Esq.) with and as 2: Ink and Incapability Dr Johnson seeks the Prince's support for his new dictionary with adumbraceous results!
Dr Johnson: a harmless drudge
Butler: a loathsome menial Prince: a nincompoop Baldrick: 'S DICTIONARY JOHNSON
Designer ANTONY THORPE Director MANDIE FLETCHER Producer JOHN LLOYD
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES
Dr Samuel Johnson:
with Sir Robin Day
The weekly opportunity for the general public to pose the questions and debate the answers with those in power. Director ANN MORLEY
Producer ANNA CARRAGHER Editor BARBARA MAXWELL
starring with guest star
The Doreen Maney Story New York, 1933. Chic
Humphries and Doreen are in love and wanted by the federal authorities for a series of hold-ups - dubbed the 'Lovebird Robberies'.
Written by JEROME ROSS
Directed by ROBERT FLOREY