in His Pest Friend
An RKO film
with John Stapleton and Pamela Armstrong
Weather followed by Geoffrey Smith 's World of Flowers The plants grown in our gardens are some of the richest and most varied in the world. But very few of them are native to this country. So where do they come from? Who brought them? How have they been changed? Dahlias
Geoffrey Smith follows the dahlia trail from the wild plants of Mexico to the cultivars of the showbench. (R)
Presented by Bob Symes-Schutzmann Model Yachts
These range from superb replicas of old sailing ships to the latest model racing yachts. (R)
Simon Parkin starting with Play School
There is a painted bus with '20 painted seats.
It carries painted people along the painted streets. with Mike Amatt and Sheelagh Gilbey Story: The Day the Town Hall Caught Hiccups by MOLLY SOLE
Director ADRIAN MILLS (R)
Duck Pond written by MAURICE DODD featuring Leonard Rossiter as Boot with Judv Bennett Sheila Steafel and Peter Hawkins Music by TREVOR JONES Executive producer
GRAHAM CLUTTERBUCK (R)
with Nicola Pagett
Northamptonshire with John Bly
Today Arthur Negus and his guest John Bly visit the home of the famous Earl of Cardigan who led the Charge of the Light Brigade. Sixteenth-century furniture contrasts with the more refined style of the 'Age of Elegance' - the Georgian and Regency periods. And in the Great Hall they admire one of the finest hammer-beam roofs in the country. BBC Bristol (R)
Book. Antiques Roadshow Quizbook, from cabinets to clocks, bureaux to barometers. a huge range of quizzes to delightallantiquelovers.£4.95,from retailers
A Curry Evening
Today Clare Connery turns her attention to curry. Paul Clark blends the programme ingredients and suggests a choice of wine and beer to complement the food. Producer IAN HAMILTON
In response to your many questions, a few quick answers provided by Geoffrey Smith and Daphne Ledward BBC Leeds
As Sue Ellen confronts difficult questions, someone arrives in Dallas confident that she has the answers. Written by HOLLACE WHITE and STEPHANIE GARMAN
Directed by MICHAEL PREECE (R)
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with Michael Buerk
Weather MICHAEL FISH
Jeremy Lord has a proposition for Rob - could it be unlucky for some? Written by c.v. schofield Directed by STEVE MANN
(For cast see page 47. Repeated at 5.35pm)
Panasonic European Open from Sunningdale Golf Club NICK FALDO , SANDY LYLE and IAN WOOSNAM lead the European challenge for this prestigious title which carries a first prize of £50,000. HARRY CARPENTER introduces highlights of today's first round. Commentators
CLIVE CLARK. ALEX HAY Producer ALASTAIR SCOTT Executive producer JOHN SHREWSBURY
John Thirlwell introduces your daytime gardening forum. Air your gardening problems live by phone to Geoffrey Smith and Daphne Ledward.
Ring in with your question before 2.30pm.
Gardening adviser IAN MURRAY Director ANN BROCKWELL Producer MARCEL GUlLLOU BBC Leeds
Details on Ceefax page 187
Send questions, competition entries and factsheet requests to:
[address removed]; 75p per factsheet or £3.50 for full series. Cheques made payable to
Broadcasting Support Services
Simon Parkin - starting with Tottie
The story of a doll's house by RUMER GODDEN
Emily and Charlotte's
Christmas present is another very beautiful doll. (R)
Last year the Going Live! talent scouts auditioned over 6,000 children to find the BBC Young Entertainer of the Year.
What was an audition like?
Who made it to the finals?
Who was the winner? Which towns will the talent scouts be visiting to discover this year's 24 lucky finalists? All will be revealed this afternoon.
Producers ANGELA SHARP and CATHY GILBEY
with John Craven
Roger Finn and Terry Baddoo
Paula and her companions race against time, the army, and the End of the World
Man to stop the bulldozers ruining their glen.
Produced by MARIE JACKSON Directed by BILL MISKELLY (R)
with Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey
Weather BERNARD DAVEY
Introduced by Mike Read and Andy Crane
A simultaneous broadcast with Radio 1. Viewers served by Radio 1's FM stereo transmitters may wish to turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen. but a few feet away. Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative.
Produced and directed by:
by Bill Lyons.
"Know what I think, Den? You're up the creek without a paddle."
A magical mystery tour of our own flesh and blood with Dr Graeme Garden
Dr Alan Maryon Davis Dr Gillian Rice and an audience of intrepid volunteers.
What's Your Poison?
Most people enjoy a drink; yet have you ever stopped to consider what it actually does to your body - and why it can be so hard to resist coming back for more? With the help of an oversized brain, a dramatic body model, and our audience volunteers, Bodymatters explores the effects of alcohol, and what each of us can do to control how much we drink. And if the Smith family from Billericay are anything to go by, we'll be in for a few surprises. Director NIGEL FINNIS
Series editor DAVID FILKIN Producer HENRY CAMPION
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Dr Alan Maryon
by JIMMY PERRY and DAVID CROFT featuring and Maplin's Holiday Camp, 1960
The Perils of Peggy Clive decides after a trip to
Dempster Hall that Gladys is really the girl for him.
However, she has other ideas. But Peggy becomes the scapegoat in Ted's plan to make Clive look heroic and win back Gladys's heart.
Executive producer DAVID CROFT Produced and directed by MIKE STEPHENS (R)
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Sqn Ldr Clive Dempster,DFC:
Yellowcoat boys WEBB TWINS:
Boy with glasses:
with Michael Buerk and Andrew Harvey
Regional News; Weather
Presented by Nick Ross and Sue Cook
The programme where viewers across the country help police solve serious crime. Since it began four years ago 155 arrests have been made.
On tonight's programme, the murder of 20-year-old
Suzanne Greenhill whose body was found in her flat in Newport, South Wales. Suzanne was deaf, and tonight police will be making a special appeal to other deaf people and revealing new evidence about her murder. In Liverpool in July armed robbers terrorised a supermarket manager while they raided his store. Police have uncovered important clues which they hope may jog someone's memory.
Detectives from around the country will be waiting for your call to the Crimewatch studio. If you can help, ring on [number removed]any time from
9.30pm until midnight.
Studio director PIETER MORPURGO Producer ANNE MORRISON Editor RITCHIE COGAN
(Crimewath Update' at 11.50pm)
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starring James Gamer James Woods
Bob Beuhler , a lifelong carefree bachelor, had promised his mother that he would take care of his 'ailing' brother if she died. That time has now arrived and a reluctant Bob takes on his promised role - as guardian for a difficult diagnosed schizophrenic who is almost a stranger to him. This powerful and moving drama won five Emmy and two Golden Globe awards.
Screenplay by RICHARD FRIEDENBERG
Produced and directed by GLENN JORDAN
(First showing on British television
AspecialBBChelplinewillopenafter the film until 1.30am and tomorrow from 10.00am to 5.00pm.
Dial [number removed]. All UK calls arefree.
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Reports of new developments on tonight's cases based on viewers' calls to the Crimewatch studio.