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: Ceefax AM

: Clark and McCullough

in In the Devil's Doghouse An RKO film

: Weather

: Breakfast Time

with Jeremy Paxman and Kirsty Wark


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Kirsty Wark

: News

Weather followed by Dallas
Barbecue 5
JR begins a new romance.
Jamie starts work at Ewing
Oil and makes an enemy. The barbecue begins - who will get a ducking this time?
Written by ARTHUR BERNARD LEWIS Directed by GWEN ARCHER (For cast see page 55)


Written By: Arthur Bernard Lewis
Directed By: Gwen Archer

: Lyn Marshall's Everyday Yoga

Alternate Nostril Breathing and Scalp Tugs (R)

: News

Weather followed by The Flintstones
Two Men on a Dinosaur (R)

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane -starting with Play School
Presenter Jane Hardy Guest Johnny Ball
Story: Stick in the Mud by CHRIS GALER (R) and Paddington
Picture Trouble (R)


Presenter: Jane Hardy
Presenter: Guest Johnny Ball
Unknown: Chris Galer

: Five to Eleven

with Robert Glenister Producer RALPH ROLLS


Unknown: Robert Glenister
Producer: Ralph Rolls

: News

Weather followed by Your Mind in Their Hands
The treatment of mental illness in the National Health Service investigated by Dr Alan Maryon Davis 3: Electrical Treatment A film team saw the interviews between two severely depressed patients and their psychiatrists before and after a course of ECT. (R)


Unknown: Dr Alan Maryon Davis

: On the House

Presented by Pattie Coldwell Harry Greene looks at the design possibilities and practical application of decorative timber panelling, while at Number 50
Rick Ball revives the art of invisible fixing. Guest designer
Claude Hooper recaptures the flavour of an Edwardian living room.


Presented By: Pattie Coldwell
Presented By: Harry Greene
Unknown: Rick Ball
Unknown: Claude Hooper

: News

Weather followed by The Animals
From all over Yorkshire, animal lovers join
Desmond Morris and Sarah Kennedy on a pilgrimage to Castle Howard. (R)


Unknown: Desmond Morris
Unknown: Sarah Kennedy

: One O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Neighbours

Scott Robinson proves to be no Scott Fitzgerald when his fiction begins to cause friction. The mysterious woman in Des's life is revealed.
Written by RAY HARDING Directed by MARK CALLAN
(For cast see page 55. Shown again on BBC2 at 5.35pm)


Unknown: Scott Robinson
Unknown: Scott Fitzgerald
Written By: Ray Harding
Directed By: Mark Callan

: Miniature Worlds

A Load of Rubbish
A rubbish tip doesn't sound much like a wildlife reserve.
And yet butterflies feast on fruit and a frying pan makes a fine bath for a starling ... Written and narrated by Peter France
Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Peter France
Director: Nigel Marven
Producer: Dilys Breese

: Royal Ascot

The second day of this colourful festival combining top-quality racing and the grand social occasion.
2.30 The Jersey Stakes (7f)
3.05 The Queen Mary Stakes (5f)
3.45 The Coronation Stakes (Old Mile)
The brilliant Ravinella came within inches of defeat in the French 1,000 Guineas. Will Gary Moore leave his challenge so late this time?
Introduced by JULIAN WILSON Race and paddock commentators
The fashion scene described by MIRIAM FRANCOME Producer FRED VINER
(Coverage continues on BBC2)


Unknown: Queen Mary Stakes
Unknown: Gary Moore
Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Jimmy Lindley
Unknown: John Hanmer
Unknown: Miriam Francome
Producer: Fred Viner

: The 1988 European Football Championship

Live from Dusseldorf
England v The Netherlands A tremendous match in prospect as England face possibly the most exciting team in the tournament. How will BOBBY ROBSON 'S men cope with RUUD GULLIT, the current European Footballer of the Year, who gave an inspired performance when the teams drew 2-2 at Wembley in March?
England again look to
GARY LINEKER , who scored in that match, to provide their cutting edge tonight and keep them on course for a place in the semi-finals. Commentators
Television presentation ARD/ZDF, West Germany


Unknown: Bobby Robson
Unknown: Gary Lineker
Unknown: John Motson
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Bobby Charlton
Unknown: Terry Venables
Unknown: Paul Mason
Producers: Jim Reside
Producers: Charles Balchin
Unknown: Bob Abrahams
Unknown: John Rowlinson

: Six O'clock News

with Sue Lawley and Nicholas WitcheU Weather JOHN KETTLEY


Unknown: Nicholas Witcheu
Unknown: Weather John Kettley

: Regional news magazines

London Plus, Spotlight Points West, Look East
Look North, South Today North West Tonight Midlands Today

: Wogan

Join Terry and his guests for conversation and entertainment, live from the Television Theatre.
Programme associate NEIL SHAND Series producer PETER WEIL Director JOHN BURROWES Producer PETER ESTALL


Producer: Peter Weil
Director: John Burrowes
Producer: Peter Estall

: Cudmore's Call

The fourth of five programmes Blue skies and a nice wind for the final lessons from helmsman Harold Cudmore. Students Peter Skellern , the singer/songwriter, Annabel Croft , the tennis player and Eamonn Holmes , the broadcaster, are beginning to shape up, though Harold admits he may have bitten off more than he can chew by trying to make three novices into a competent racing crew in the short space of a week. Produced and directed by DON ANDERSON
Executive producer JOY WILLIAMS BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: Harold Cudmore.
Unknown: Peter Skellern
Songwriter: Annabel Croft
Songwriter: Eamonn Holmes
Directed By: Don Anderson

: Dallas

Things Ain't Going So Good at Southfork Again
A familiar figure returns to Southfork and realises that the more things change, the more they remain the same. Written by MITCHELL WAYNE KATZMAN Directed by LINDA GRAY


Written By: Mitchell Wayne Katzman
Directed By: Linda Gray
Miss Ellie: Barbara Bel Geddes
Bobby: Patrick Duffy
Sue Ellen: Linda Gray
JR: Larry Hagman
Ray: Steve Kanaly
Clayton: Howard Keel
Cliff: Ken Kercheval
Jenna: Priscilla Beaulieu Presley
April: Sheree J Wilson
Nicholas: Jack Scalia
Casey: Andrew Stevens
Kimberly: Leigh Taylor-Young
Kay: Karen Kopins
Lucy Ewing-Cooper: Charlene Tilton

: Points of View

with Anne Robinson Producer STEVE KELYNACK


Unknown: Anne Robinson
Producer: Steve Kelynack

: Nine O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis and Andrew Harvey
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Ivan the Terrible

The Demjanjuk Dossier John Demjanjuk was a respectable retired car worker from Cleveland, Ohio. Was he also the notoriously brutal guard of the Nazi extermination camp at
Treblinka, where 874,000 Jewish men, women and children were murdered? For 14 months a .Jerusalem court considered whether he was an innocent victim of mistaken identity or the man the survivors remembered as 'Ivan the Terrible'.
Using actual footage from the courtroom, the film follows the dramatic progress of the trial.
It includes scenes of Demjanjuk's life in the United States and, using archival footage and rare photographs of Treblinka itself, it sheds new light on the most efficient death camp of them all.
On 18 April Demjanjuk was found guilty and sentenced to death. Both the case and the sentence have proved deeply disturbing to the people of Israel. He is now appealing against his sentence. Executive producer JENNY BARRACLOUGH
Directed by DAN SETTON Produced and written by HERBERT KROSNEY
A KROSNEY production


Unknown: John Demjanjuk
Producer: Jenny Barraclough
Directed By: Dan Setton
Written By: Herbert Krosney

: The 1988 European Football Championship

from Hanover
Introduced by DESMOND LYNAM England v The Netherlands and Republic of Ireland v USSR Highlights of both today's matches in Group 2, which will help to decide who qualifies for the semi-finals. Of the four teams, the Soviet Union have the best record in the Championship, having won once and twice been runners-up, but they will still feel uneasy about facing an Irish side which, under
Jack Charlton, has acquired winning habits. Commentators


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Barry Davies
Unknown: John Motson

: 80th Birthday Celebration for Stephane Grappelli

The last of three programmes Stephane Grappelli in concert
with special guests Yehudi Menuhin and Marian Montgomery
also featuring Laurie Holloway (piano) Martin Taylor (guitar) Marc Fosset (guitar) Jeff Green (guitar) Jack Sewing (bass) Allan Ganley (drums)
from the Barbican Hall in London
Introduced by Humphrey Lyttelton
(Concert in association with Ed Baxter)


Presenter: Humphrey Lyttelton
Violinist: Stephane Grappello
Violinist: Yehudi Menuhin
Singer: Marian Montgomery
Pianist: Laurie Holloway
Guitarist: Martin Taylor
Guitarist: Marc Fosset
Guitarist: Jeff Green
Bassist: Jack Sewing
Drummer: Allan Ganley
Engineering Manager: Barry Luckhurst
Lighting Director: Peter Greenyer
Sound Supervisor: John Caulfield
Videotape Editor: Chris Wadsworth
Television Presentation: Yvonne Littlewood

: Weather

: Open University

A programme about adaptation - the ways in which systems respond to environmental change and uncertainty.


Producer: Ian Spratley

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