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: Open University

6.45 Pure Maths: Dodecahedral Group
7.10 Roman Architecture and Town Planning
7.35 Social Problems and Social Welfare
8.00 Education: Through the Looking Glass

: Roobarb

When a Knight Lost His Day (R)

: The Family-Ness

The adventures of the monster family from
Loch Ness and their friends Elspeth and Angus Ferocious-Ness Loses His Roar (R)


Unknown: Angus Ferocious-Ness

: The Muppet Babies

The Weirdo Zone
Created for TV by JIM HENSON (R)


Unknown: Jim Henson

: On the Waterfront

starring Andrew O'Connor, Bernie Nolan, Kate Copstick, Terry Randall
Games, sketches, Thundercats and the drama of the Wirral Good Friends Ski Resort, all brought to you by Flashing Blade International, purveyor of plant pots to the gentry. And just who is Terry in love with?
BBC North West


Presenter: Andrew O'Connor
Presenter: Bernie Nolan
Presenter: Kate Copstick
Presenter: Terry Randall
Director: Moira Brown
Producer: Steve Haggard
Series Producer: Martin Hughes
Editor: Edward Pugh

: Grandstand

See panel
including at 1.00 News Summary

England's Tony Adams and USSR's Oleg Protasov

10.55am-5.05pm BBC1
Introduced by Desmond Lynam
2.20-6.10pm BBC2
Introduced by Bob Wilson
featuring International Football
BBC1 Timetable* 11.00 Cricket 1.10 Golf 1.40 Cricket 1.55 Racing 2.05 Cricket 2.20 Football 4.55 Final Score "Alterations to published timings - will be given at the start of each programme RACING RESULTS CEEFAX carries a full racing results service on page 320.
Cricket: Second Test
Cornhill Insurance Test Series from Lord's Day three in several parts - the morning on BBC1 plus a lunch time briefing, then to BBC2 for the rest of the day. Commentators RICHIE BENAUD and JACK BANNISTER With RAY ILLINGWORTH and ROBIN JACKMAN
Show Jumping
from Birmingham Royal International Horse Show. Commentators RAYMOND BROOKS-WARD and STEPHEN HADLEY
from Eastbourne Pilkington Glass Ladies' Championships Commentators on this afternoon's final DAN MASKELL and VIRGINIA WADE

European Championship from Germany England v USSR Live to Frankfurt for England's last group match with semi-places on the line. Highlights from the REPUBLIC OF IRELAND V HOLLAND game to follow. Commentators BARRY DAVIES and JOHN MOTSON with JIMMY HILL and TREVOR BROOKING
BBC2 Timetable* 2.25 Racing 2.35 Tennis 2.55 Racing 3.05 Tennis 3.30 Racing 3.40 Tennis 4.00 Show Jumping 4.30 Cricket 6.00 Final Score
from Ascot On BBC1. 2.00 The Ritz Club Fern Hill Stakes (Handicap) On BBC2 2.30 Holsten Pils Handicap Stakes (2m) 3.00 Mecca Bookmakers Handicap Stakes (5f) 3.35 Southern Comfort Stakes 2-Year-Old Stakes (6f) Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN, JULIAN WILSON and JIMMY LINDLEY
from Massachusetts US Open Championship STEVE RIDER with play from rounds one and two.

Television presentation: Football ARD/SDF, West Germany Racing FRED VINER Golf ALASTAIR SCOTT and JOHN SHREWSBURY Tennis JOHNNIE WATHERSTON Cricket KEITH MACKENZIE and ALAN GRIFFITHS Show jumping WENDY SHEPPARD Studio producer CAMPBELL FERGUSON Assistant editors Grandstand BRIAN BARWICK, GRAHAM FRY Producer Grandstand MARTIN HOPKINS

: News

with Moira Stuart Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: First Class

Debbie Greenwood introduces the last heat in the second round of the video quiz. Who will win the last remaining place in the quarter-finals and the chance of becoming the First Class of 1988? Will it be BEAUMONT
COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL from Nottingham? Tune in and find out.
Series producer CHARLES NAIRN Producer ANNE SOMERS
Book, 'First Class Quiz Book', by Donald Stewart with Philip Aikman , forward by Debbie Greenwood. Over 1,000 questions for children on general knowledge, pop, the movies, sport and news of the 80s - something to test everyone's knowledge.
Available in paperback for 91.95from retailers.


Introduces: Debbie Greenwood
Designer: Dugald Findlay
Director: Justin C. Adams
Producer: Charles Nairn
Producer: Anne Somers
Book By: Donald Stewart
Unknown: Philip Aikman
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood.

: Skin Game

n starring James Garner
Lou Gossett Susan Clark
In this engaging action comedy James Garner and Lou Gossett star as a pair of accomplished con men - one white, one black - successfully exploiting the greeds and hypocrisies of slave dealers in small towns of Missouri and Kansas. However, John Brown and his band of liberationists pose a threat to their profitable partnership....
Screenplay by PIERRE MARTON Produced by HARRY KELLER Directed by PAUL BOGART
0 FILMS: page 20


Unknown: James Garner
Unknown: Lou Gossett
Unknown: Susan Clark
Unknown: James Garner
Unknown: Lou Gossett
Unknown: John Brown
Play By: Pierre Marton
Produced By: Harry Keller
Directed By: Paul Bogart
Quincy: James Garner
Jason: Lou Gossett
Ginger: Susan Clark
Naomi: Brenda Sykes
Plunkett: Edward Asner
Calloway: Andrew Duggan
Sam: Henry Jones
Mrs Claggart: Neva Patterson
Bonner: Parley Baer
John Brown: Royal Dano

: The Les Dennis Laughter Show

Starring Les Dennis
Special guest star Joe Longthorne
Featuring Martin P. Daniels, Mark Walker, Lisa Maxwell, Bella Emberg and Jeffrey Holland

Les and Joe give Opportunity Knocks 1987 winners Rosser and Davies a run for their money. Lisa finds that her husband has become somewhat alien and far too nice. And there's more comedy adventure in The Twenty-Nine Steps.
Martin performs a unique card trick and special guest Joe Longthorne concentrates on impressions of famous women singers including his hugely popular take-off of Shirley Bassey.
Script associate RUSSEL LANE
Musical director ERNIE DUNSTALL
Choreographer JEFF RICHER
Sound supervisor DAVID THOMPSON
Lighting director BILL MILLAR
Designer JIM GRANT


Unknown: Joe Longthorne
Unknown: Martin P. Daniels
Unknown: Mark Walker
Unknown: Lisa Maxwell
Unknown: Bella Emberg
Unknown: Jeffrey Holland
Unknown: Craig Ferguson
Unknown: Gordon Kennedy
Unknown: Alex Norton
Unknown: Joe Longthorne
Unknown: Shirley Bassey.
Written By: Paul Minett
Written By: Brian Leveson.
Written By: Neil Shand
Written By: Russel Lane.
Director: Ernie Dunstall
Director: Choreographer Jeff
Unknown: David Thompson
Director: Bill Millar
Designer: Jim Grant
Director: Michael Leggo
Producer: John Bishop

: Columbo: Identity Crisis

Starring Peter Falk, Patrick McGoohan

A dead spy on the beach, mysterious double identities, microfilm and a strange but lethal businessman are all strands that Lt Columbo must tie together in order to solve another baffling murder.


Screenplay: William Driskill
Producer: Everett Chambers
Director: Patrick McGoohan
Lt Columbo: Peter Falk
Nelson Brenner: Patrick McGoohan
Geronimo/Henderson: Leslie Nielsen
Melville: Otis Young
Sgt Kramer: Bruce Kirby
Salvatore DeFonte: Vito Scotti
Bartender: Val Avery
Director: David White
Joyce: Barbara Rhoades
Ruth: Angela May
Anderson: Carmen Argenziano
Executive: Edward Bach

: News and Sport

Moira Stuart presents the latest pictures, stories and events from Britain and around the world. Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Royal International Horse Show

from the NEC, Birmingham featuring Midland Bank Championship for the King George V Gold Cup
This prestigious competition is open to gentlemen riders only, and last year's winner, MALCOLM PYRAH with Towerlands Anglezarke , should be among those trying to win the E2,600 first prize and the famous gold trophy. Introduced by DAVID VINE


Unknown: Malcolm Pyrah
Unknown: Towerlands Anglezarke
Introduced By: David Vine
Unknown: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Unknown: Stephen Hadley
Producer: Wendy Sheppard

: The Illustrated Man

Starring Rod Steiger, Claire Bloom

"I'm looking for a house and the lady who lives in it, and when I find it I'm going to kill her."
Carl - the 'illustrated man' who tells a terrifying story of the supernatural - utters these words to his young companion, Willie. For Carl's life has become a nightmare since the day he met the beautiful woman who tattooed his skin from neck to toe. Ray Bradbury's extraordinary novel provides the basis for a highly unusual film.
Films: page 20


Screenplay/Producer: Howard B. Kreitsek
Based on the book by: Ray Bradbury
Producer: Ted Mann
Director: Jack Smight
Carl: Rod Steiger
Felicia: Claire Bloom
Willie: Robert Drivas
Pickard: Don Dubbins
Simmons: Jason Evers
John: Tim Weldon
Anna: Christie Matchett

: American Basketball

Introduced by Sally Jones
The 42nd NBA Championship starts tonight with the teams playing the best of seven games to decide the eventual champions. Since the 1960s, when Boston won in ten of 11 years, no team has repeated as champions. The Los
Angeles Lakers currently hold the crown, and are favoured to win again. Television presentation CBS
Executive producer DEREK BRANDON Producer MIKE WILMOT
A CHEERLEADER production for BBCtv
Videos: 'Harry Carpenter 's Videobook of Sport', BBCV/B 5011; 'Harry Carpenter 's Videobook of Sport
Volume 2', BBCV/B 5019. available from retailers.


Introduced By: Sally Jones
Producer: Derek Brandon
Producer: Mike Wilmot
Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Harry Carpenter

: Weather

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