in Guests Wanted
When Benny inherits a Californian hotel it's a case of 'go west young man'. Directed by RALPH CODER
An RKO film
with Jeremy Paxman and Kirsty Wark with the latest sports news from Sally Jones
Andy Crane presents a whole morning of summer entertainment assisted by Siobhan Mayer ,
Colin Heywood , and Sue Devaney. There's music, competitions, fashion, new films, videos and star guests, including Kim Wilde performing her latest single, as well as some of your favourite programmes. Starting with The Pink Panther Show
0.25 Record Breakers
Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker host television's top record-breaking show. Featuring Rolf Harris , painting the largest ever greetings card.
Also the world's fastest skier, Graham Wilkie , who has skied at 132mph.
Conductor Sir Georg Solti talks about his record number of Grammy awards. And in the climax to the programme Paul Scott attempts to regain his title as the world's fastest magician. (R)
0.50 Laurel and Hardy in Circus Runaways (R)
Weather followed by But First This! starting with Hartbeat
A series in 15 parts
An exciting approach to the art of making pictures with Tony Hart and Margot Wilson
3: Heat and Light
There's a thermal camera and a rocket launcher, computer pictures and heliographic painting, and Tony does a vanishing act! Look out for your work in today's Gallery. (R)
10.30am Play School Ants and Elephants
Presenters Fred Harris Lesley Woods
Story: Seventeen Kings and 42 Elephants by MARGARET MAHY (R)
10.55 Five to Eleven with Philip Madoc Producer RALPH ROLLS
Weather followed by But First This! starting with Out of the Inkwell
Mean Moe 's Fairytale
SOS Coast Guard
A classic cliffhanger serial in 12 thrilling chapters 8: The Crash
Terry's investigations lead him to a bogus kelp plant wherein Boroff is concealing the radioactive arnatite. Snapper's snapping causes the intrepid hero some headaches.
11.30 Take Nobody's Word for It
'Do-it-yourself science presented by Carol Vorderman and Professor Ian Fells.
Suffering from 'Brain Fag'? You need a jolt of static electricity - a fate which Ian narrowly avoids when he ventures into the depths of the Royal Institution to meet Senior Experimental Officer Bill Coates. There are details of how to turn a Des O'Connor record into a Wimshurst Machine and shock your friends. And
Rosalind Armson explains why perpetual motion is impossible, and shows how to create drawings that you can only see clearly when you look at them reflected in an aluminium can.... (R)
Weather followed by The Garden Party Viv Lumsden and Eamonn Holmes with the issues, the people and the music of today.
The landscapes of five continents are blooming among the 120 acres of the Glasgow International Garden Festival. Roddy Llewellyn explores the botanical paradise which has transformed the ruins of industrial Clydeside. Paul Coia and Debbie Greenwood report on Summertime at the event which offers 'a day out of this world'. Producers
CHARLES NAIRN, ANNE SOMERS GORDON MACMILLAN Editor DAVID MARTIN
with Michael Buerk
Weather IAN MCCASKILL
Des and Jim's feud appears to be getting out of hand. Will
Mrs Mangel become the next Mona Lisa ?
Written by CHERIDITH MOK
The concluding part of the epic story of the 1854 Australian gold miners' rebellion - the only armed insurrection by free men in that country's history.
2: United behind the flag of the Southern Cross, the diggers continue to flaunt the licence laws and fight for their right to work and live as free men. In the face of reprisals from the authorities and pressure from the Church, the gold miners erect a stockade and wait for the inevitable mass assault....
Written by TOM HEGARTY Directed by ROD HARDY (R)
in The Adventurer
Charlie cuts quite a dash as a man about town on the make.
Written and directed by CHARLIE CHAPLIN
Music composed and directed by DENNIS WILSON
The Sleeping Princess (R)
Simon Parkin - starting with Heathcliff with Cats and Co
Today: Sonja Nephew and Dr Mousetus
with Phillip Schofield
After winning through their preliminary rounds, six teams meet in today's final to decide the overall Star Movie Makers.
There are extracts from Crocodile Dundee II, The
Empire of the Sun, Dragnet and The Aristocats. Join in as well and see who wins the star prize: a visit to watch top director Steven Spielberg at work on the latest Indiana
Director RICHARD KELLY
Producer CHRISTOPHER TANDY
with John Craven Helen Rollason and Roger Finn
The boy who lost his laugh by JAMES KRUSS The
Abbot Tim manages to stow away on a ship bound for the Baron's headquarters,
Arawanadi. On board he meets a nun, Sister Agatha, and the ship's cook, Henry, who come to his rescue ...
Director SIGI ROTHEMUND English version script by NEL ROMANO
Producer ANGELA BEECHING
with Sue Lawley and Nicholas WitcheU Weather BILL GILES
Thirty years after the Thalidomide drug tragedy, Terry talks to some of the survivors.
Programme associate NEIL SHAND Directors JOHN BURROWES and TONY NEWMAN
Producer PETER weil
Simon King reveals more of the secrets of successful wildlife film making, as he is joined on location by a schoolgirl with high hopes of seeing roe deer grazing; an unemployed Lancastrian pleading 'from the heart of his bottom!' to have the mysteries of a black grouse lek unravelled; and actor Mark McManus marvelling at barn owls as they hunt. Producer TONY RAYNER
Executive producer JOHN KING BBC Pebble Mill
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Six films in which Chris Serle and Paul Heiney take it in turns to plunge in at the deep end and learn the hard way about a new world. 3: Fastnet Race Skipper
Chris approaches the Royal Ocean Racing Club to find out if he can skipper a yacht in Britain's premier offshore race. After a tough summer of intensive training from sailing instructor
Roger Justice and advice from Chay Blyth , Clare Francis and Harold Cudmore , Chris and his crew aboard True Brit cross the Fastnet start line. What will 605 miles of ocean racing inflict on them? Series producer NICK HANDEL
Producer TERENCE O'REILLY (R)
with Martyn Lewis and Andrew Harvey
Regional News; Weather
An Australian Family at War A series in five parts starring
3: 'You're going back aren't you?'
The conscripts' tour of duty is over but Vietnam has left a scar and home isn't the same anymore. Douglas renews acquaintance with an old sparring partner while
Megan raises her political consciousness. Phil and Laurie's return to the village is marred by a cruel twist of fate that will affect them for the rest of their lives.
Written by TERRY HAYES
JOHN DUIGAN and CHRIS NOONAN Directed by JOHN DUIGAN and CHRIS NOONAN
Produced by TERRY HAYES
DOUG MITCHELL and GEORGE MILLER
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The second of six programmes highlighting some of the events and personalities at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Featured in tonight's programme is the second day of the decathlon where the two great rivals, Daley Thompson and Jurgen Hingsen , battle for gold; the historic first running of the women's 400 metres hurdles - and its equally historic champion; Sebastian Coe ,
Steve Ovett and Steve Cram in the 800 metres and 1500 metres; and the women's all around gymnastics which heralded a new star from
America - Mary Lou Retton. Produced and directed by BUD GREENSPAN