When Roobarb Did the Lion's Share
Told by Richard Briers Written by GEORGE CALVELEY Animation BOB GODFREY (R)
Peter Simon , Trevor Neal and Simon Hickson introduce your Saturday morning entertainment. Starting with Corners
Presented by Simon Davies and Sophie Aldred with Jo Korna. Sophie finds out why people dial 999 and Professor Saltminer explains how soap is made.
Roland's Rat Race starring Roland Rat as the circuit race marshal in this lightning battle of wits, as two teams battle it out to clock up the greatest distance on their milometers. See who'll be first past the chequered flag to be the winners this week. Designer SUE pow
Director STEVE HAGGARD Producer MARTIN HUGHES BBC North West
9.05 Kissyfur Bear Roots
Kissyfur, so called because his friends can't pronounce Christopher, his real name, escapes from the circus with his father, Gus Bear. They find fun and adventure in the impenetrable forest.
9.30 Going Live!
Sarah Greene and Phillip Schofield and the Going Live! gang present an action-packed morning from
Studio 7. There's cartoon adventure with Thunderbirds 2086. Peter Simon is falling over himself to present another edition of Double Dare. Simon and Trevor delve into the Bottomless Bin to bring you monsters galore, while Gordon the Gopher is hoping to be this week's special guest on the video vote.
Editor CHRIS BELLINGER
See panel including at 12.55 News Summary
with Moira Stuart Weather
Rolf Harris presents classic cartoon comedy.
Today, Tom and Jerry in Bowling Alley Cat, Popeye in Greek Mirthology and Porky Pig in An Egg Scramble. Producer DAVID PLATT
with Jimmy Savile
In the 14th year of this hardy perennial, viewers are still coming up with new ideas. If you have a special dream or you would like a happy surprise for a friend, write to: Jim'll Fix It, BBCtv Centre London W12 8QT
Designer JOHN BRISTOW Director TONY NEWMAN Producer ROGER ORDISH
by JIMMY PERRY and DAVID CROFT featuring and Maplin's Holiday Camp, 1960 Let Them Eat Cake
A day of discontent at Maplin's when the pay packets arrive together with a new camp host to replace Ted Bovis.
Rehearsals for 'the execution of Marie Antoinette ' go disastrously wrong when
Peggy almost loses her head.
Designer ANDREE WELSTEAD HORNBY Executive producer DAVID CROFT Produced and directed by MIKE STEPHENS
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Sqn Ldr Clive Dempster, DFC:
starring Bob Monkhouse
More exciting prizes to be won on television's bingo quiz show as four new hopeful contestants compete for the chance of a dream holiday by winning the final round. Game devised by TERRY MARDELL and DAVID MOORE Programme associates
COUN EDMONDS. JOHN JUNKIN Lighting BILL MILLAR Sound JOHN
DELANY Designer PAUL TRERISE
Series producer JOHN BISHOP Produced and directed by GEOFF MILES
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In this week's show
Paul Daniels narrates a grisly tale of "orrible murder' and plays host to the Daniels Derby Silver Cup. He also introduces his remarkable guests: from Great Britain,
Vince Bruce with his exciting whip-cracking and rope-spinning skills; from the USA,
Kohl and Company bringing elegance to grand illusion. Featuring DEBBIE MCGEE and KATE BELLAMY
Musical director KEN JONES
Programme associate ALI BONGO Technical consultant GIL LEANEY Sound ANTHONY PHILPOT Lighting BILL MILLAR Designer JOHN HILL
Director KEVIN BISHOP
Produced by JOHN FISHER
created by ROBERT BANKS STEWART starring John Nettles
A Horse of a Different Colour by ROD BEACHAM with Terence Alexander
Sean Arnold , Louise Jameson and Liza Goddard Tony Haygarth
The appearance of Philippa Vale on Jersey and the theft of a racehorse force Jim to re-appraise his relationship with Susan.
Incidental music by RAY RUSSELL Script editor DAVID CRANE Designer PHIL ROBERSON
Film editor MASAHIRO HIRAKUBO Photography JOHN ELSE
Produced by GEORGE GALLACCIO Directed by MATTHEW ROBINSON
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Moira Stuart presents the latest pictures, stories and events from Britain and around the world. Weather
The two first ladies of the New York Police Department starring and Don't I Know You?
Christine has seen the crime and known the trauma it causes, but how can she handle being a victim of rape? An innocent date with a charming businessman ends in frenzy when she is attacked and must then defend her reputation against a system which is unable to understand the feelings of the abused or their desire for justice.
Written by KATHRYN FORD
Directed by SHARRON MILLER
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Mary Beth Lacey:
starring Jasper Carrott
Jasper's back with his live show, taking his usual quirky look at news of the week, with social comment and political satire - even. Written by JASPER CARROTT PAUL ALEXANDER
KIM FULLER. DICK HILLS
SPIKE MULLINS , STEVE PUNT NEILSHAND
Designer MALCOLM THORNTON Sound supervisor KEITH MAYES Lighting director DICKIE HIGHAM Director GEOFF MILES Producer BILL WILSON
Introduced by Jimmy Hill
Highlights of one of today's top Barclay's League matches, an action report from another, and a comprehensive round-up of the day's other soccer stories. Commentator JOHN MOTSON Reporter GERALD SINSTADT
11.45 World Darts
The Embassy World
Professional Championship Almost down to the wire now - the second semi-final provides the action, Sid and Tony the words.
Introduced by TONY GUBBA Commentator
SID WADDELL. TONY GREEN
The European Figure
The Men's Free Programme - and another opportunity to take a high-profile form guide to the forthcoming Winter Olympics.
Commentator BARRY DAVIES Plus a round-up of the day's other sporting action including brief highlights of the opening clashes in the Five Nations Championship. Football producer JOHN SHREWSBURY Darts producers
KEITH PHILLIPS. KEITH MACKENZIE Skating TV presentation CST, Czechoslovakia
Studio producer CHARLES BALCHIN Edited by BRIAN BARWICK