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: Open University

6.45 Maths: Pi and e
7.10 Desert Ecology
7.35 Physical Chemistry: Reaction Mechanisms (2)
8.00 Geology: Rock Textures

: Roobarb: When Custard Stole the Show

Told by Richard Briers (R)


Narrator: Richard Briers
Writer: Grange Caveley
Animation: Bob Godfrey

: The Family-Ness: Baby-Ness and the Mayor's Statue

The family of monsters that live in Loch Ness:
Her High-Ness, Sporty-Ness Clever-Ness, Ferocious-Ness and the others, plus their friends Elspeth and Angus. (R)

: The Muppet Babies

The Great Muppet Cartoonshow
Coming soon to a television set near you, Pignocchio, with Jimmy Kermit , plus a full supporting programme including Gonzo Productions' latest cartoon star, Irving Mouse.
Created for TV by JIM HENSON (R)


Unknown: Jimmy Kermit
Unknown: Jim Henson

: On the Waterfront

starring Andrew O'Connor, Bernie Nolan, Kate Copstick and Terry Randall
From the newest studio complex in Europe come two hours (well, almost) of comedy, games and music. Today including a special guest appearance by international culinary experts Bodger and Badger. Also the television debut of those famous gourmets, the Lardy Brothers. All this, and much, much more - so put your feet up, sit back, relax and enjoy On the Waterfront.
BBC North West


Presenter: Andrew O'Connor
Presenter: Bernie Nolan
Presenter: Kate Copstick
Presenter: Terry Randall
Guest: Tony Adams
Designer: Barry Roach
Producer: Celia Thomson
Series Producer: Martin Hughes
Editor: Edward Pugh

: World Snooker

Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship Second Semi-final
Day 15 begins with frames
16-22 in the second semi-final, with the survivors of this marathon tournament seeing that place in the final beckoning ever more. This afternoon the other semi-final reaches its conclusion; news of that in Grandstand. Introduced by DAVID VINE
12.27 Weather IAN MCCASKILL


Introduced By: David Vine
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Grandstand

See panel including at
1.00 News Summary

: News

with Richard Whitmore


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Cartoon

: First Class

The video quiz enters its second round.
Debbie Greenwood poses the questions and Eugene keeps the scores in this knockout tournament to find the First Class of 1988. Tonight IAN RAMSEY SCHOOL from Stockton-on-Tees play ROTHESAY ACADEMY from the Isle of Bute.
Series producer CHARLES NAIRN Producer ANNE SOMERS


Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Unknown: Ian Ramsey
Designer: Dugald Findlay
Director: Justin C. Adams
Producer: Anne Somers

: Help!

A six-part series by JOE BOYLE starring
4: The Milk of Human Kindness
Excitement all round as Davva's brother returns to the fold. The lads take on a milk round but face unusual cuts at the hands of Tinsnip Eddie.
Designer LYNDA KETTLE Produced and directed by MIKE STEPHENS
Comedy cassettes: 'Fawlty Towers',
ZCF 377; 'Yes, Minister', ZCF 432: 'Alas Smith and Jones ZCF 527


Unknown: Joe Boyle
Unknown: Tinsnip Eddie.
Directed By: Mike Stephens
Tex: Stephen McGann
Lenny: David Albany
Davva: Jake Abraham
Annie: Sheila Fay
Mrs Riley: Sheila Flitton
Cornelius: ,james Culshaw
Tinsnip Eddie: Jeff Stewart
Mrs Costello: Mandy Walsh
Bianca: Majella Reynolds
Grandad: Anthony Benson
Taffy: Michael Hughes
Patrolman: Barry Woolgar
Man with dog: Jimmy Wilde

: A Shot in the Dark

starring Peter Sellers Elke Sommer
When a pretty parlour maid is accused of shooting her lover at her employer's house, Chief Inspector
Dreyfus is alarmed to hear that Jacques Clouseau is already on the case. Soon his worst fears are realised and a trail of corpses marks Clouseau's progress.
Produced and directed by BLAKE EDWARDS
0 FILMS: page 19


Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Elke Sommer
Unknown: Jacques Clouseau
Unknown: Blake Edwards
Unknown: William Peter Blatty
Unknown: Harry Kurnitz
Unknown: Marcel Achard
Directed By: Blake Edwards
Insp Jacques Clouseau: Peter Sellers
Maria: Elke Sommer
Benjamin Ballon: George Sanders
Chief Insp Charles Dreyfus: Herbert Lom
Dominique Ballon: Tracy Reed
Hercule Lajoy: Graham Stark
François: André Maranne
Kato: Burt Kwouk
Henri Lefarge: Douglas Wilmer

: Eurovision Song Contest

Live from the Royal Dublin Society. Artists from 21 countries compete for the Grand Prix in Europe's most important annual popular music event, to be seen by an estimated 200 million viewers.
Introduced by Pat Kenny and Michelle Rocca Commentary by Terry Wogan
Presented by RTE Ireland Director DECLAN LOWNEY
Executive producer LIAM MILLER
A simultaneous broadcast with Radio 2. Viewers with stereo
Radio 2 may wish to turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen, but a few feet away. Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative.


Introduced By: Pat Kenny
Commentary By: Terry Wogan
Presented By: RTE Ireland
Director: Declan Lowney
Producer: Liam Miller

: * News and Sport

with Richard Whitmore Weather


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: * Brass Target

starring Sophia Loren John Cassavetes Robert Vaughn George Kennedy Max Von Sydow
The records say that
US General George S.
Patton died in a car accident in occupied Germany,
December 1945. But was
Patton really the target for a hired killer?
August 45: the Reichsbank gold reserve worth$250 million is stolen while being shipped to Frankfurt, and 59 American soldiers guarding the gold are killed. Harassed by the Russians about recovering the gold, Patton decides to take over the investigations himself....
Screenplay by alvin BORETZ based on the novel The Algonquin Project by t REDERICh NOLAN
Produced by ARTilLR LEWIS Directed by JOHN HOUGH
0 FILMS: page 19


Unknown: Sophia Loren
Unknown: John Cassavetes
Unknown: Robert Vaughn
Unknown: George Kennedy
Unknown: Max von Sydow
Unknown: Alvin Boretz
Unknown: Rederich Nolan
Produced By: Artillr Lewis
Directed By: John Hough
Mara: Sophia Loren
Major Joe De Lucca: John Cassavetes
General George S Patton Jr: George Kennedy
Colonel Donald Rogers: Robert Vaughn
Colonel Mike McCauley: Patrick McGoohan
Colonel Walter Gilchrist: Edward Herrmann
Sheilley Webber: Max Von Sydow
Colonel Stewart: Ed Bishop
Lucky Luciano: Lee Montague
Frank Ferraro: Alan Tilvern
Schroeder: Sigfrit Steiner

: *am Weather

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