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
When a Knight Lost His Day (R)
The adventures of the monster family from
Loch Ness and their friends Elspeth and Angus Ferocious-Ness Loses His Roar (R)
The Weirdo Zone
Created for TV by JIM HENSON (R)
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
including at 1.00 News Summary
England's Tony Adams and USSR's Oleg Protasov
Introduced by Desmond Lynam
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
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
with Moira Stuart Weather
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
LEYS SCHOOL from Leicester or ALDERMAN WHITE
COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL from Nottingham? Tune in and find out.
Designer DUGALD FINDLAY Director JUSTIN c. ADAMS
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.
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
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES
Starring Les Dennis
Special guest star Joe Longthorne
Featuring Martin P. Daniels, Mark Walker, Lisa Maxwell, Bella Emberg and Jeffrey Holland
Also appearing CRAIG FERGUSON, GORDON KENNEDY, ALEX NORTON and the JEFF RICHER DANCERS
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.
Written by PAUL MINETT, BRIAN LEVESON. NEIL SHAND, RUSSEL LANE. COLIN BOSTOCK-SMTTH
Script associate RUSSEL LANE
Musical director ERNIE DUNSTALL
Choreographer JEFF RICHER
Sound supervisor DAVID THOMPSON
Lighting director BILL MILLAR
Designer JIM GRANT
Director MICHAEL LEGGO
Producer JOHN BISHOP
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.
Moira Stuart presents the latest pictures, stories and events from Britain and around the world. Weather
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
RAYMOND BROOKS-WARD and STEPHEN HADLEY Producer WENDY SHEPPARD
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
Based on the book by:
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.