in Merchant of Menace
An RKO film
with Jeremy Paxman and John Stapleton
National and international news and analysis on the hour and half hour.
Winter Olympics 88 - all the latest from Calgary including the men's slalom.
Local news and travel information at
7.15, 7.45, and 8.15.
The weather forecast from Francis Wilson at
7.25, 7.55, and 8.25
Penny Marshall as Laverne Cindy Williams as Shirley
Weather followed by Open Air with Eamonn Holmes
Weather followed by Going for Gold
Andy Crane with programme news and birthday greetings followed by Play School
Presenter Chloe Ashcroft Guest Brian Jameson Story: A Very Big Fish by ROBINA BECKLES WILLSON (R) and The Wombles by ELISABETH BERESFORD
Told by Bernard Cribbins (R)
with Patricia Routledge
Weather followed by Open Air
Phone Bob Wellings and Pattie Coldwell on [number removed]to take part in today's discussion.
Weather followed by Olympic Report
The XV Olympic Winter Games
Figure Skating Championship
Highlights of the pairs free programme, which decided the first skating medals of the 1988 games. Introduced by Steve Rider
Can the young Soviet pair EKATERINA GORDEEVA and SERGEI GRINKOV add the Olympic gold medal to their World and European titles? How will the two British pairs - PEAKE AND NAYLOR and the CUSHLEYS - fare in the tense atmosphere of the Olympic Saddledome?
ALAN WEEKS at rinkside, provides the answers.
There's also a look back at how the medals were won in the men's combined alpine ski-ing event at Nakiska, and news of progress in the ice hockey championship.
with Michael Buerk
Weather IAN MCCASKILL
Edna decides to get her own back on Dan. Mrs Mangel receives an anonymous letter with horrifying contents. This week's cast:
Written by PENNY FRASER BETTY QUIN , SALLY WEBB
BILL SEARLE , CHRISTINE SCHOFIELD Directed by RICHARD SARELL. STEVE MANN
Hosted by Henry Kelly This week's seven contestants are now whittled down to five.
Series executive DAVE ROSS Director ANNIE LEWIS
Executive producer MICHAEL WHYTE A REG GRUNDY production in association with BBCtv
starring Diane Lane
Eighteen-year-old Sally Butterfield enters a Texas beauty pageant hoping to win a music scholarship. But winning plunges her into the frenzied commercialism of the national pageant and threatens to consume and spoil all that is important to her.
Screenplay by NANCY AUDLEY and EMILY TRACY Produced by MARCY GROSS and ANN WESTON Directed by GUS TRIKONIS
(First showing on British television)
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Andy Crane - starting with Pinny's House Pinny's Party (R)
with Don Spencer
It's a creation by nobody else but me,
It's a creation and I'm proud of it you see.
Musical director JONATHAN COHEN Percussion WILL HILL
Woodwind MARTIN FRITH
Assistant producer SHEILA FRASER Production BARBARA RODDAM (R)
by ANTHONY SMITH Told for Jackanory by Bernard Cribbins
Today: Norib and Ibron
A special edition of television's top record-breaking show presented by Roy Castle and Norris McWhirter , with highlights of a spectacular and colourful event shown live earlier this year in eight European countries.
One and a half million dominoes were painstakingly set up in patterns representing scenes and symbols from the 12 member countries of the EEC. The aim, to knock them all down again for a new world domino toppling record. Television presentation TROS, Holland Producer
Executive producer Record Breakers ERIC ROWAN
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Second of a six part serial by HELEN CRESSWELL Minty meets Sarah, a mysterious hooded child from the house, and sees for herself the miserable life that Tom leads as a kitchen boy.
Lighting IAN DOW
Design MALCOLM THORNTON Producer PAUL STONE Director COLIN CANT
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with Nicholas WitcheU and Debbie Thrower
Weather BERNARD DAVEY
Join Terry live at the Television Theatre, as he talks to people in the news, Presents the best in entertainment and springs the occasional surprise.
Selina Scott looks ahead to hair colouring and new ways with tin hats. Jeff Banks talks to James Acheson , costume designer of Bertolucci's film The Last Emperor. Caryn Franklin meets a number of like-minded dressers who enjoy the individual approach to fashion. BBC Pebble Mill
Brothers and Sons
Best man and father of the bride's child - the wedding of Ray and Jenna finds Bobby involved in some awkward role-playing. For once, Cliff Bames emerges as a natural winner, but then experiences an eerie replay of the past. Meanwhile, Sue Ellen gets vicious in Miami and sets the stage for her revenge ...
Written by DAVID PAULSEN
Directed by MICHAEL PREECE
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with Anne Robinson Producer VICKI MARRIOTT
with Martyn Lewis and Debbie Thrower
Regional News; Weather
Jean: A Battle with Obsession
Jean has been trapped in her room for 13 years. Her life is dominated by bizarre rituals; she washes her hands 50 times a day and is compelled to check constantly the position of every item of her furniture. Jean's husband Ian and her children Tamara and Toby have no choice but also to live by her tyrannical rules. Q.E.D. follows Jean's voluntary entry into hospital and into a dramatic course of treatment. The question for her, her family and her doctors is can she ever be rescued from her obsession? Series editor DAVID FILKIN Producer STEPHEN ROSE
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The XV Olympic
; Winter Games
Introduced by Steve Rider featuring sporting action in very different climates. Winter Olympics
Highlights of the fifth day of competition in Calgary, where medals were decided in the women's luge, and 5km cross-country, and the men's 5,000m speed skating. Also, action from something new to the Winter Olympics, the 90m ski-jumping team event, and a report on the first part of the men's figure-skating championship, the compulsory figures.
In rather warmer conditions this afternoon, ENGLAND played ISRAEL in Tel Aviv, and SAUDI ARABIA entertained SCOTLAND in friendly matches. Assessing the form of Bobby Robson 's team were the Republic of Ireland squad assembled by Jack Charlton , the 1966 World Cup winner who is now plotting
England's downfall on 12 June, when the teams meet in the European
TV presentation: Olympics CTV Football iba, Israel