in Dumb's the Word
An RKO film
with John Stapleton and Sally Jones
National and international news and analysis on the hour and half-hour read by Jill Dando.
The latest sports news from Archie Macpherson.
Francis Wilson looks ahead to the weekend weather at home and abroad at
7.25, 7.55 and 8.25
Regional news and travel updates at 7.27, 7.57 and 8.27
Larry 'Buster' Crabbe as Flash Gordon
6: Tree Men of Mars
Flash Gordon and his friends seek to enlist the help of the Tree People.
Andy Crane presents a whole morning of summer entertainment assisted by Siobhan Mayer, Colin Heywood and Sue Devaney.
The Pink Panther Show: Pink Outs, Scratch a Tune and Pink Plunk Pink
Down on the farm, Emma and Ernie are tied up, while
Joanne makes bunnies in the grass. There's music from Helen's friends the Jelly
Babies and the beach is full of people playing a strange new game. (R)
in Fly Foot and Flat Feet (R)
Weather followed by But First This! starting with Gentle Ben with Dennis Weaver and Clint Howard
Growing Pains (R)
Presenters Janet Palmer Robin Kingsland
Story: The Pudding Like a Night on the Sea by ANN CAMERON
(from The Julian Stories)
Musical director RICHARD BROWN Percussion PETER HOWLAND Woodwind MARTIN FRITH Brass PAUL NIEMAN
Scriptwriter STEVE HOCKING Producer GREG CHILDS
Series producer CHRISTINE HEWITT Editor CYNTHIA FELGATE (R)
with pupils from the Arts Educational Schools, Chiswick
Weather followed by But First This! starting with The Fighting Devil Dogs A classic cliffhanger serial in 12 exciting chapters starring
4: Cargo of Mystery
Tom and Frank rush to the tropical island of Gehorda chasing the cargo vessel Aurora.
Directed by WILLIAM WITNEY and JOHN ENGLISH A REPUBLIC serial
Lt Frank Corby:
Lt Tom Grayson:
Clark Kent Outlaw
Clark gets sacked from his job in order to go undercover and break up a gang of diamond thieves.
Written by LEROY ZEHRAN Directed by GEORGE BLAIR
the Man of Steel:
Weather followed by The Garden Party with Viv Lumsden and John Nicolson
The joint winner of this summer's Le Mans road race, Johnny Dumfries , joins the visitors to the Glasgow International Garden Festival.
Producer CHARLES NAIRN
with Michael Buerk
Weather IAN MCCASKILL
A visitor to Ramsay Street gives Helen a surprise and then becomes embroiled in a domestic drama with Henry. Written by BETTY QUIN
Directed by KENDAL FLANAGAN
(For cast see page 53. Shown again at 5.35pm)
The last in a five-part series. The bitter struggle between the Romans and the Jews forces Nero to send a new procurator to Palestine. Paul is arrested and sent to Rome - the first of many Christians to suffer under the emperor's reign of terror. Peter arrives in the city and begins to spread the word.
Screenplay by ANTHONY BURGESS and V1NCENZO LABELLA
Directed by STUART COOPER (R)
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Simon Parkin - starting with Popeye: Come Back Little Stegonsaurus, Troop Therapy and Olive's Devastating Decorators
Presenter (Children's BBC):
Third of eight episodes Cops
Brian is arrested - the villains are closing in and the pressure on Sandra is mounting.
Producer CATERINA DE NAVE Director WAYNE TOURELL
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Det Sgt Flett:
Frank Le Crab:
Written and presented by Johnny Ball
The Think It.... Do It studio is turned over to a group of young people and there's a chance to see some of their film and animation work.
Johnny guides you through a potted history of film and television and ends up on a Superman shoot!
Designer STEPHEN BROWNSEY Production JANE TARLETON (R)
with Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton
Weather JOHN KETTLEY
Terry's guests tonight at Television Theatre include the Hollywood actor, Mickey Rooney.
Continuing this series illustrating 50 years of Rank film productions. Narrated by Sir John Mills 2: Action Men
Scenes of thrills and spills as stars like Oliver Reed ,
Stanley Baker , Howard Keel and Peter Finch take centre stage this week, featuring in such movies as The Trap, Sea Fury, Floods of Fear and Robbery under Arms. Written and created by MAURICE SELLAR and LOU JONES Produced by MAURICE SELLAR and ROBERT SIDAWAY
A CHARISMA FILMS production
Live from Brussels
Tonight's Grand Prix, the Ivo Van Damme Memorial
Games has again attracted an entry of outstanding quality. There's CARL LEWIS and JACKIE JOYNER in the long jump, STEVE CRAM V
ABDI BILE in the 1500 metres, a 3,000 metres with MARY DECKER and the Olympic champion
MARICICA PUICA, plus an attempt on the men's 10,000 metres world record. Commentators
Television presentation RTBF. Belgium
Producer MARTIN WEBSTER Editor JOHN ROWLINSON
Martyn Lewis and Moira Stuart present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad.
Fourthof sixepisodes by JULIE WELCH
Sam is to be disciplined by the Subbuteo Council and Chrissie is asked to join
Cosmopolitan Manchester all-female subbuteo team. Dennis reveals a secret from his past.
Musical director CARLO VILA
Costume designer DAVID BEETON Unit manager PAMELA CHRISTIE Producer TIM ASPINALL Director JIM HILL BBC Scotland
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r-- Tonight one of the world's finest composers and one of the world's greatest violinists join forces in a television premiere. Chain 2 is a violin concerto in all but name by the Polish composer Witold Lutoslawski.
The soloist is the brilliant young German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter.
To begin the programme, there is another work taking up this year's literary theme, Liszt's symphonic poem Tasso conducted by Peter Eotvos with the BBC Symphony Orchestra led by BELA DEKANY
Introduced by Paul Crossley Lighting DAN CRANEFIELD Sound GRAHAM HAINES Executive producer KENNETH CORDEN
Directors DENNIS MARKS KRISS RUSMANIS
Gena Rowlands John Adames
Following a mob execution of an accountant and his family, Gloria - a neighbour - finds herself forced to protect 7-year-old Phil who has escaped the killings. On the run from the gang, she decides to meet them on their own terms - shot for shot!
Director Cassavetes presents an original portrait of New York where humour, excitement and sentiment create superb entertainment.
TOM NOONA, RONALD MACCONE
Screenplay by JOHN CASSAVETES Produced by SAM SHAW
Directed by JOHN CASSAVETES
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