starts your day with news, sport, weather and travel available to all viewers.
in Cactus Cut Up
An RKO production
with John Stapleton and Kirsty Wark
National and international news and analysis on the hour and half-hour read by Jill Dando
Weather followed by Dallas
The jury decides Jenna's fate. This week's cast:
Written by DAVID PAULSEN
Directed by PATRICK DUFFY (R)
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J R Ewing:
Presented by Jimmy Savile A series of ten programmes about preventing road accidents.
Motorways bring their own special problems for drivers and when accidents happen, they are often horrific. This programme points out some of the dangers.
Weather followed by Beauty Is in the Eye The first of five daily programmes
Every society has its own idea of beauty. This series of films looks at some of them. Hindu - Ratha 's Wedding
The world over, a woman has to look her best on her wedding day. Ratha, from Sri Lanka, must also transform herself into the ideal Hindu bride for a marriage ceremony unchanged for 5,000 years.
Producer CLEM VALANCE (R)
Simon Parkin with programme news and birthday greetings starting with Play School
Presenters lain Lauchlan Lesley Woods
Story: The Monster from Halfway to Nowhere by MAX VALTHUYS (R)
Comhill Insurance Test Series England v West Indies Fourth day
TONY LEWIS introduces live coverage of the morning's play. including at
10.55 and 12.00
News and Weather
with Michael Buerk
Weather JOHN KETTLEY
Will the dark secrets of the Robinson family find their way into a national magazine? The unscrupulous Derek Morris is hot on the trail.
This week's cast:
Written by RAY HARDIN
Directed by GAVE ARNOLD
Comhill Insurance Test Series England v West Indies from Old Trafford Fourth day
TONY LEWIS introduces further live coverage of the day's play.
Simon Parkin - starting with Yogi's Treasure Hunt
Yogi Bear captains the SS Jelly Roger, an old-time sailing ship travelling the seas in search of treasures.
Today's story: Heavens to Planetoid
Roland Rat Superstar with special guests the Two Marks, Alfred Marks Harry Stoneham the Lilac Time
Yes Ratfans, time to tune in to another brilliant, trendy, rodent extravaganza direct from the Rat Cave.
This week Fergie decides he wants to become the first juggling ferret in showbiz, so he takes lessons from the Two Marks, with, of course, the usual disastrous results. Roxanne presents another Rox on the Box. This week her subject is hair fashions. Music in the Rat Cave is supplied by a fab new band the Lilac Time, plus episode 4 of the adventure serial The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb.
Conceived by DAVID CLARIDGE Written by DAVID CLARIDGE
COLIN EDMONDS. GAVIN OSBON Programme associate COLIN EDMONDS
Sound MARTIN DEANE
Lighting MARTIN KISNER
Designer GABBY BRACHACKA Produced and directed by DAVID TAYLOR
Expedition to the Soviet Union with Mark Curry, Caron Keating and Yvette Fielding
Last summer, the Soviet Union threw open its doors to Blue Peter.
Discover Moscow's secrets - like its pavement artists and pet market.
Travel to the sunny Crimea and see how the Russians go sunbathing - in the shade!
Producers: LEWIS BRONZE, NICK HEATHCOTE Editor BIDDY BAXTER
with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell Weather MICHAEL FISH
Lucy Meacock Steve Clarke Richard Bath bring you tonight's news and views from London and the South East. Plus sport from Michael Wale
Editor FIONA CHESTERTON
Join Terry live at the Television Theatre, where one of his guests tonight is Ronnie Corbett.
A seven-part series about a journey of exploration and adventure among the volcanic islands and coral reefs of the vast Indonesian archipelago.
5: East of Krakatoa
Lome and Lawrence Blair , two young Englishmen, land on a still-forming volcanic island - ominously known as Child of Krakatoa - and climb toward the crater's fiery rim. Later, they are drawn into a dangerous realm of eastern mysticism where men are not only quite immune to red-hot coals, but can actually cause ignition and flames with their bare hands, and give electric shocks with a touch ... Film editors
ALEXANDRA ANTHONY. RON RADDON Produced and filmed by LORNE AND LAWRENCE BLAIR Series editor TIM SLESSOR
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written by GEORGE LAYTON starring Tony Britton and Nigel Havers featuring Dinah Sheridan Simon Williams Jane Booker
A special occasion calls for special arrangements - and a lot of careful planning. But, as everyone knows, even the best laid plans can go wrong.
Designer DEREK EVANS Produced and directed by HAROLD SNOAD
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Dr Toby Latimer:
Sir Geoffrey Lawson:
Dr Charles Cartwright:
by JOHNNY SPEIGHT starring Warren Mitchell with guest appearance by Spike Milligan
Alf has a fight at a tea dance and meets up again with his adversary outside his house. and THE KEN JONES
TEA DANCE QUINTET
Directed by RICHARD BODEN Produced by ROGER RACE (R)
Boys in street:
Boys in street:
Martyn Lewis and Philip Hayton present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad
Regional News Weather
Can We Afford the Doctor?
The death of hole-in-the-heart baby, Matthew Collier , has provoked the most fundamental review of the National Health Service for 40 years. The decisions are ready to be taken and an expansion of private medicine with tax breaks for private patients is on the agenda.
Jane Corbin examines how those changes may affect everyone in Britain. The NHS is 40 years old this week. Will there continue to be free medicine for all?
Producer SHAUN WOODWARD Editor TIM GARDAM
Starring and Baby Blues
In Miami, anything can be bought and sold. Waiting at a remote airstrip to apprehend what they believe to be a major drug shipment,
Crockett and Tubbs get the shock of their lives and are set on the trail of an unscrupulous lawyer who deals in human misery and heartbreak.
Written by MICHAEL DUGGAN Directed by DANIEL ATTIAS
A preview of the powerful and moving Australian drama series about a war that split family and country - Vietnam. The series starts on Wednesday at 9.30pm on BBC1.
First of six programmes
Another chance to see Dave Lee Travis introduce some famous hit records from the past, helped by various film-makers who were asked to present the 'images' that these great old songs evoked in them.
Executive producer JOHN KING BBC Pebble Mill (R)
Journey to Excellence
In the last few years the words 'quality' and 'excellence' have dominated the business scene. Many organisations have attempted to introduce Japanese-style quality programmes with mixed success. This week, in the last programme in the series, Mike Robson reports on four British companies who are beginning to reap rich rewards by making quality and excellence their number one priority. Film editors
ALEX RICHARDSON. PETER RINGSTED Director FIONA L. PITCHER Editor BRIAN DAVIES (e)