in Good Housewrecking An RKO film
with Jeremy Paxman and John Stapleton
8.55 Regional News and Weather
Pam finally gets to see the mysterious patient
Presented by Jimmy Savile 4: On Your Bike
Cycling is second only to motorcycling as the most dangerous form of transport per mile travelled. This programme looks at some of the dangers and suggests ways of reducing the risk. (R)
Harold Williamson talked to girls and boys in Blackburn in 1967.
"What does the best man do?"
"Marry the bride?"
Interviewer (Children Talking):
Producer (Children Talking):
Simon Parkin with programme news and birthday greetings
Come along! Join our parade! Wave your flags and shout 'Hurray!'
Listen to the music of the band It's playing just for us today!
Presenter Stuart Bradley
Guest Jane Hardy
Story: Josh Jolly and the Flag by JOYCE TOMSETT (R)
Comhill Insurance Test Series England v West Indies from Old Trafford First day. TONY LEWIS introduces live coverage of the morning's play.
Commentators RICHIE BENAUD
JACK BANNISTER Summarisers
KEITH MACKENZIE. ALAN GRIFFITHS including at 10.55 and 12.00 News and Weather
with Philip Hayton
Weather MICHAEL FISH
Henry is taken on a tour of Ramsay Street and meets the formidable Mrs Mangel. Charlene sees Scott with a rival.
Written by WAYNE DOYLE
Ladies' Singles Semi-Finals Live coverage of the two matches which will decide who goes through to
Saturday's final. Will there be a repeat of last year's
NAVRATILOVA v GRAF match? Introduced by HARRY CARPENTER
Commentator DAN MASKELL
JOHN BARRETT , GERALD WILLIAMS
BARRY DAVIES , MARK COX
BILL THRELFALL, ANN JONES and VIRGINIA WADE
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Simon Parkin - starting with
A cartoon series about the biscuit-sized dogs that defend the treasure of Biskitt Island from the wicked King Max. Today's stories are:
The Trojan Biskitt and Snatched from Scratch (R)
by TERRY RAVENSCROFT starring David Copperfield Sally Dewhurst Antony Howes with Carol Chell Nicky Dewhurst Cathy Cordez and Paul Miller
Come to the Circus
What with injured acrobats, a missing dancing bear and an escapologist whose keys are lost, how will 'Coppers in Tellyland' get on the air?
Watch this last programme and find out!
Designer ROBERT STEER Director DAVID CRICHTON Producer JUDY WHITFIELD
with John Craven Helen Rollason and Roger Finn
with Simon O'Brien and Fiona Lee Fraser
The first of a series of seven sport and leisure programmes, with every roller-skating enthusiast in the Midlands invited to contest the first
'Skateolympics' in Coventry, and their counterparts in Scotland proving that skateboarding is alive and kicking in Livingston. Plus a dozen youngsters from
Cheshire deciding that, with Dad no longer meeting their match on the garage snooker table, the only course of action is to form their own league.
Director ALAN YARDLEY Producer CHRIS FEAR
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with Sue Lawley and Nicholas WitcheU Weather IAN MCCASKILL
Presenting hits and videos from the Top 40 chart
Introduced by Gary Davies and Bruno Brookes
Produced and directed by:
by Susan Boyd.
"I got a wife I never see 'cos she's got two jobs. Maybe one bloke's not enough for her either."
The science power game with Kenny Everett assisted by Cleo Rocos How many brains has a leech? Find out tonight as four intrepid Brainstormers try to avoid death by power drain to become this week's champion.
Series editor DAVID FILKIN
Director STUART MCDONALD Producer ROB BAYLY
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written by CARLA LANE
Title music by DAVID MACKAY Directed by SUSAN BELBIN
Produced by ROBIN NASH (R)
with Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey
Regional News; Weather
The second in a retrospective season of outstanding plays written for television by David Mercer
Tonight starring Leo McKern as Robert Kelvin and Thorley Walters as Holland
with Michelle Dotrice as Emma
The dramatic impetus for tonight's intriguing and mysterious play, first shown in 1968, is provided by the memory and fantasies of Robert Kelvin, an illustrious and ageing novelist. These are triggered off by the love that Emma, a beautiful young girl, offers him. His inability to respond to her any more than to the other two women in his life adds all the more to the agony of the powerful climax.
Mischa de la
Introduced by DESMOND LYNAM and GERALD WILLIAMS Highlights from this afternoon's two ladies' semi-finals, plus a look forward to the last four in the men's championship.
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Late-night topical discussion live from Leeds with Nigel Kay and a dozen citizens from various walks of life throughout the country, in their nightly debate on the issue of the day.