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in Lord Epping Returns An RKO film
with John Stapleton and Sally Jones in London, and Kirsty Wark at the Trades Union Congress in Bournemouth.
The first of ten programmes. The plants grown in our gardens are some of the richest and most varied in the world. Alpines
Today Geoffrey Smith looks at the history and origins of the world of mountain flowers. (R)
The first of ten programmes presented by Bob Symes-Schutzmann Something for Everyone Take your pick from a selection of matchstick, card, wood, metal and plastic models. Build a balsa and tissue rubber-driven model aircraft. (R)
Simon Parkin - starting with Play School
Mike Amatt , Liz Watts
Story: New Clothes for Alex by MARY DICKINSON (R)
Dog Training written by MAURICE DODD featuring Leonard Rossiter as Boot with Judy Bennett , Sheila Steafel and Peter Hawkins (R)
with Nicola Pagett
The first of ten programmes in which Arthur Negus visits houses that he especially enjoys with a companion who shares his affection for the treasures they contain. He begins at Littlecote, a Tudor Manor House. (R)
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Gourmet Dinner for Two Today Clare Connery prepares a special dinner with melon, green grapes and prawns as a starter, and stuffed rump steak, tomatoes provencale, fondant potatoes and buttered courgettes to follow.
Katherine Wentworth 's diary and a host of business suitors cause Pam to brood on the past, while Ray and Donna build for the future. Sue
Ellen's lost weekend compels JR to make a decision - but all he sees is how far the crown has slipped from the 'Queen of 67'. (R) (For cast see page 47)
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Another story from Out of the Inkwell
with Michael Buerk
Weather MICHAEL FISH
Helen makes a business decision that startles
Paul. Charlene is frightened by things that go bump in the night.
Written by RAY KOLLE
(For cast see page 47. Repeated at
starring withguest star Norman Fell Seeing Is Believing
Circumstantial evidence causes Ed Brown to be accused of a killing.
Written by DON GALLOWAY and CHARLES NICHOLS
Directed by HARRY SHEAR (R)
Robert T. Ironside:
Det Sgt Ed Brown:
The Kiwi cooks are back - watch out for flying crockery! Peter Hudson and David Halls with their popular style of cookery and a colourful celebrity to assist them. This week Dora Bryan helps them prepare three lamb dishes. Join them for some new and exciting recipes and prepare to be entertained. Producer GEORGINA ABRAHAMS Director BOB MARSLAND
Produced by FRIDAY PRODUCTIONS for BBCtv
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Prom Night Fall Out The plaintiff goes to a hairdressing salon to have a perm for her school prom, but her mother isn't pleased with the result. Does the fault lie with the salon or the mother?
Judge Joseph A. Wapner hears the evidence and gives a decision based on Californian law.
Host Harvey Levin
Judge Joseph A.
Robbie Vincent and Angharad Mair are back with another season of the family health challenge. This week you can match yourself against the CHADWICK family from
Watford, and see how High Street retailers are illegally selling drugs to school children.
Senior producer DAVID CORDlNGLEY (R) (e)
Simon Parkin - starting with Tottie
The story of a doll's house
The first of five programmes by RUMER GODDEN
Tottie and the dolls wish for a new home. (R)
Starring that favourite alley-cat, Heathcliff, the terror of the town in Meow Meow Island and Iron Cats (R)
The last in the series written and created by BOB BLOCK
Emotion circuits run high when Robots 35 and 20 become a galactic Romeo and Juliet, when Miss Appleby visits the Renaissance, and when Dinwiddy Snurdle activates his homing device!
Incidental music JONATHAN COHEN Designer JONATHAN TAYLOR Producer JEREMY SWAN (R)
Space Pirate Murphy:
Leonardo da Vinci:
with John Craven Roger Finn and Terry Baddoo Editor JOHN CRAVEN
Expedition to the Soviet Union with Mark Curry, Caron Keating and Yvette Fielding Dazzling Displays!
Never mind Seoul 1988, join Yvette for an exclusive preview of the Russian gymnasts who might be winning medals at the 1992 Olympics. And meet more
Soviet celebrities - the stars of the Moscow State Circus. Caron and Yvette still can't believe they really took part in one of the greatest shows on earth!
Film editor GERRY BARWICK
Film cameraman HENRY FARRAR
Film sound CHRISTOPHER KING
Producers LEWIS BRONZE, NICK HEATHCOTE
Editor BIDDY BAXTER
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Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton present the latest pictures, stories and events from Britain and around the world.
Weather BERNARD DAVEY
Penny Bustin Steve Clarke 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 his guests tonight include Ray Moore.
Senes producer PETER WEIL Director TONY NEWMAN Producer PETER ESTALL
'Bros mania' has hit Britain in a big way - a mere 18 months ago no one had heard of them. Now they are household names - Luke, Matt and, oh yes, Craig.
As every 'Brosette' will tell you, it's not every day you get to see exclusive footage of Bros performing in concert or behind the scenes of their UK tour.
So watch Bros tonight and scream along for half an hour. Aargh!
Producer TERRY JERVIS Executive producer
A comedy series by Ian Davidson, Peter Vincent
starring Ronnie Corbett with Barbara Lott and William Moore
Muriel persuades Timothy that his only hope of escaping from Mother is to buy his own cottage.
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A series in seven parts written by JANEY PREGER starring Kathy Staff
Molly Bfckerstaff has been recently wjdowed and has decided to give living with her daughter a try. She leaves her terrace in Oldham and moves to London, where her daughter Kate. and her granddaughter Suzy have their home.
Kate is an art lecturer and a divorcee of nine years' standing - trying to bring up her 16-year-old daughter.
The series is about mothers and daughters and in this episode, Molly arrives after an eventful journey saying 'just carry on as though
I wasn't here'. This proves to be completely impossible.
Designer ANTONY THORPE Produced and directed by MANDIE FLETCHER
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with Michael Buerk and Philip Hayton
Regional News; Weather
Labour's Agonising Reappraisal
At a time when the Opposition should have been making capital of the Government's difficulties,
Labour's leaders have helped create something of a crisis of confidence in themselves. In the week of the TUC, Fred Emery reports on what's behind the fundamental reappraisal of policies launched by Neil Kinnock and his trade union allies. And with the Kinnock-
Hattersley leadership facing re-election challenges from Tony Benn , Eric Heffer and John Prescott , Panorama reports from Scotland and Southampton on the conflicting directions the party is being urged to take to regain power in the 90s. Producer PETER HORROCKS Editor TIM GARDAM
When a fellow undercover cop is killed saving their lives, Crockett and Tubbs stumble upon a private army of fanatical right-wing
Cubans who are receiving unexpected help in a deadly mission ...
Written by MICHAEL BERLIN and ERIC ESTRIN Directed by VIRGIL VOGEL
Barry Norman returns to cast a critical eye over the latest releases.
"A World Apart": 13-year-old Jodhi May turns in an astonishing performance as a white South African adolescent who must contend against politics for the love, care and time of her mother, Barbara Hershey. This emotional story won the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival for first-time director Chris Menges, and also scooped the Best Actress award for Jodhi May and Barbara Hershey.
"Biloxi Blues": Matthew Broderick and Christopher Walken star in the second part of Neil Simon's autobiography. This Second World War barracks comedy is directed by Mike Nichols. By popular demand the competition returns, and with it your chance to win a Film 88 film director's chair.
James Booth and Richard Briers
Major Upton, seedy boss of Rentadick Inc, is surrounded by fellow private detectives of equal incompetence. When his firm is hired to keep watch on an inventor's wife and a secret nerve gas formula, confusion - and deadly gas - is soon in the air. This bawdy British comedy marked the big-screen debut of the late Richard Beckinsale , and features a cast of British comedy stalwarts.
Produced by NED SHERRIN and TERRY GLINWOOD Director jim CLARK
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