in Act Your Age
A mature man is sought by Edgar's company for an executive position but as usual he gets the wrong end of the stick.
Directed by CHARLES E. ROBERTS An RKO film
with John Stapleton Sally Magnusson and Jeremy Paxman with Bob Friend 's view of life across the Atlantic.
Weather followed by Open Air with Pattie Coldwell
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(Answers to your comments 11. 00am)
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Weather followed by The Flintstones
Most Beautiful Baby in Bedrock (R)
Andy Crane with programme news and birthday greetings followed by How many animals live in the Rag Bin? Presenters
Chloe Ashcroft Iain Lauchlan
Story: Bird's New Shoes by CHRIS RIDDELL (R) and The Wombles by ELISABETH BERESFORD
Told by Bernard Cribbins (R)
with Joanna Lumley
Weather followed by Open Air
Bob Wellings and Pattie Coldwell invite the Programme makers whom you want to interview into the studio.
Ring them on [number removed].
Weather followed by Daytime Live with Pamela Armstrong Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers
Make a date with your daily full-colour magazine. Today the latest in the quest for the campaign for Great British Food with Michael Smith. Editor STEVE WEDDLE BBC Pebble Mill
with Michael Buerk
Weather BERNARD DAVEY
Paul takes over as head of the household and steps into a confrontation with Scott. Is Shane's luck about to change at last? Is Alex Carter all that he seems?
(For cast see page 32. Shown again at 5.35pm)
Another opportunity to see COLLEEN MCCULLOUGH 'S bestselling novel adapted for television in five parts. 3: News from Rome that
Ralph is to be made a bishop drives Meggie to make a momentous decision about her own future, a decision that takes her away from the world of Drogheda into a new life in Queensland. But the blooms soon wither for Meggie, and Ralph's cherished attainment of power brings only a troubling of his conscience.... (For cast see page 27. Part 4 tomorrow at 1.50pm) (R)
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The second heat of the international canoeing competition from the River Dee in North Wales again features the top paddlers from Europe, including
RICHARD FOX , the defending Paddles Up champion from Great Britain.
Commentators Chris Rea and John Gosling
Andy Crane - starting with with Michael Barrymore
The Rabbit Who Ate Paper Devised and illustrated by DAVID MYERS
Sebastian assisted by RICHARD ROBINSON. RICKY GREENE Music by MIKE MCNAUGHT Designer JANET BUDDEN
Producer CHRISTOPHER PILKINGTON (R)
with Don Spencer
An amazing assortment of pieces and bits
Though it doesn seem possible you have to admit That somehow or other the pieces all fit ...
How many creatures can you spot popping in and out of the water?
Musical director JONATHAN COHEN Percussion WILL HILL Bass DAVE ROSE
Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE
Production BARBARA RODDAM (R)
in Laff Staff
Laurel and Hardy have a difficult time as court jesters to a king who refuses to laugh. (R)
by ROALD DAHL
Told by Rik Mayall for Jackanory
Today: Grandma gets the medicine
Producer ANGELA BEECHING Director DAVID BELL (R)
Disguise and Gals
Yogi and Boo-Boo with two bank robbers disguised as old ladies ... (R)
by BARRY MURRAY starring Paul Daniels Treasure Hunt
Professor Doom as a great painter? A mysterious map! Buried treasure in Puzzleopolis? Gold fever!
It's all bad news for Squidgy Bog!
Directed by PHIL BISHOP
by ADAM DELANEY
When Alex and his mother run from a violent home in Glasgow they find there is no escape. Fear and hatred travels with them - and erupts when racist tensions flare in inner-city London.
Executive producer ANGELA BEECHING
Director MARGIE BARBOUR (R)
Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell with 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. Director TOM CORCORAN Producers
CHARLES MILLER. JON PLOWMAN
Selina Scott , Jeff Banks and Caryn Franklin launch the Clothes Show Model 88 competition.
There's a look at what's next in mail order and John Inman and Cheryl Baker show off their panto frocks. And on the bottom line - lean and leggy looks in lycra. Producer ROGER CASSTLES BBC Pebble Mill
JRE Industries continues to be threatened by Weststar and the cartel, so its boss resolves to get even - by hook or by crook. Sue Ellen is once more taken aback by Nicholas Pearce 's business tactics and a frustrated
Bobby starts off in a fighting mood and ends up skating on what could be thin ice ...
Written by ARTHUR BERNARD LEWIS Directed by MICHAEL PROECE
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with Anne Robinson
with Michael Buerk and Debbie Thrower
Regional News; Weather
Do you think you've got a bad memory? Forget people's names? Would you like to able to remember things better?
Tonight master magician Paul Daniels will help you out - not with any magic tricks, but with some fascinating memory-improving techniques. Paul's been using them for years, and recently they have even helped him to learn a foreign language - at the rate of over 700 words a week! Paul says anyone can improve their memory, so join him as he demonstrates (with the help of Dr Mike Gruneberg, Debbie McGee, the Man in the Moon, Father Christmas, and Donald Duck) the magical power of your memory.
PS Don't forget to switch on!
WODDIS ON: page 81
The epic story of the Mercury space programme starring Sam Shepard Scott Glenn Ed Harris
The second of two parts In January 1961 the Americans succeed in launching a capsule from Cape Canaveral. Three months later the Russians send up a man. The race is on to put a manned craft into orbit.
Who has the right stuff and the technology to do it first?
Screenplay by PHILIP KAUFMAN based on the book by TOM WOLFE Produced bv IRWIN WINKLER and ROBERT CHARTOFF
Directed by PHILIP KAUFMAN
(First showing on British television)
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