6.45 Maths: Pi and e
7.10 Desert Ecology
7.35 Physical Chemistry: Reaction Mechanisms (2)
8.00 Geology: Rock Textures
Told by Richard Briers (R)
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 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)
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
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
See panel including at
1.00 News Summary
with Richard Whitmore
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.
Designer DUGALD FINDLAY Director JUSTIN c. ADAMS
Series producer CHARLES NAIRN Producer ANNE SOMERS
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.
Lighting BARRY CHATFIELD Sound ROGER GUEST
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
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Man with dog:
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.
Screenplay by BLAKE EDWARDS and WILLIAM PETER BLATTY based on the plays by HARRY KURNITZ and MARCEL ACHARD
Produced and directed by BLAKE EDWARDS
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Insp Jacques Clouseau:
Chief Insp Charles Dreyfus:
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.
with Richard Whitmore Weather
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
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Major Joe De Lucca:
General George S Patton Jr:
Colonel Donald Rogers:
Colonel Mike McCauley:
Colonel Walter Gilchrist: