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Kicking the Crown Around An RKO film
with John Stapleton and Kirsty Wark
Weather followed by Geoffrey Smith 's World of Flowers
Sixth of tenprogrammes Very few of the plants we grow in our gardens are native to this country. So where do they come from? Who brought them? And how have we changed them? Modem Roses
The modern bedding rose is a product of the plant breeder's art. In this programme,
Geoffrey Smith traces the history and origins of this, the most popular of garden flowers. (R)
Sixth of ten programmes presented by Bob Symes
Military Modelling (1)
Military modelling is the fastest-growing area of model making, and this, the first of two programmes, looks at making and converting figures and horses.
Producer PETER RIDING (R)
Weather followed by The Flintstones
It's all our yesterdays for Fred and the family when they open the diary on Grandpa 'Rocky' Flintstone's wartime heroics. (R)
Andy Crane - starting with Play School
'Faraway memories of olden days' Presenters
Fred Harris , Liz Watts Story: Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge by MEM FOX (R)
Written by MAURICE DODD Mirror featuring Leonard Rossiter as Boot with Judy Bennett , Sheila Steafel and Peter Hawkins (R)
with Cyril Cusack
Weather followed by Arthur Negus Enjoys Sixth of tenprogrammes Longleat House, Wiltshirewith Hilary Kay
In this programme,
Arthur Negus visits the family home of the Marquess of Bath. In one of the six splendid libraries, Arthur is joined by Hilary Kay to enjoy not just the fine and rare books, but some exceptional library furniture and a marvellous collection of early scientific instruments. Another highlight is the magnificent barrel organ made around 1790 and capable of playing six tunes. (R)
Eighth of 12 programmes Snack Lunches
In each programme this week, Clare Connery takes an everyday meal and shows how interesting it can be. For snack lunches, Clare offers the choice of pizza with various fillings, flaked meal biscuits, and, with the help of a pressure cooker, makes minestrone soup. (R)
Weather followed by Dallas
Faced with some heart-searching facts, the rift between Ray and Donna widens, while Cliff finds himself free to be included in Angelica Nero 's list of dinner dates. As Pam assumes a very hot seat indeed, Mark feels he is competing with a ghost - and JR assures
Mandy that he's exorcising his own....
Written by JOEL j. FEIGENBAUM Directed by MICHAEL PREECE (For cast see page 56) (R)
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Crosby, Columbo and Vallee
with Martyn Lewis
Weather JOHN KETTLEY
Harold becomes an unwelcome guest at a Buck's party. Gail confronts her ex-husband.
This week's cast:
Written by DAVE WORTHINGTON Directed by CHRIS SHIEL
Starring Raymond Burr as Robert T Ironside
with Don Galloway as Det Sgt Ed Brown, Barbara Anderson as Office Eve Whitfield, Don Mitchell as Mark Sanger
with Guest star Dana Wynter
Robert T Ironside:
Det Sgt Ed Brown:
Officer Eve Whitfield:
Join Peter Hudson and David Halls for another selection of mouthwatering recipes and their special guest, Bonnie Langford , who will be helping them in the kitchen. Producer GEORGINA ABRAHAMS Director BOB MARSLAND
Produced by FRIDAY PRODUCTIONS for BBCtv
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Television Nightmare The plaintiff takes his television in for repair and the defendant loses it. Can he be compensated? The defendant claims compensation for a painful nightmare - tune in. Together Wherever We Go
A woman rents a room on the understanding that she can keep her guard dog with her. The landlady then changes her mind. Is she liable?
Judge Joseph A. Wapner gives a decision based on Californian Law.
Host Doug Llewelyn
Judge Joseph A.
with Robbie Vincent and Angharad Mair
Match yourself against the Minnican family and a training session with Barrow Rugby League Club.
Producer DAVID CORDINGLEY
Director DAFYDD ROBERTS (R) (e)
Andy Crane - starting with:
Stoppit and Tidyup: Bee Have and Bee Quiet
Narrated by Terry Wogan.
Tidyup accidentally loses the roof of his house.
A Queensgate production
Back pages: 86
Presenter (Children's BBC):
Narrator (Stoppit and Tidyup):
by ERIC CHARLES
The Best Machine Competition
Bertha proves she is still the best machine for any job. Narrator Roy Kinnear with Sheila Walker
Music composed by BRYAN DALY Editor MARTIN BOHAN Director of animation DEREK MOGFORD
Designed and produced by IVOR WOOD (R)
Songs from this series are currently available on a BBC record or cassette REHiZCR 585
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Based on the stories by:
In the first real battle with Ming on Earth, our heroes are nearly electrocuted in an abandoned penitentiary. But the Defenders of the Earth swear allegiance to the destruction of Ming and the protection of Planet Earth
presented by Bruno Brookes Yes, Bruno's back with a brand new series of Beat the Teacher. First question
'What's the Incorrect Answer Round?' Don't find out by watching the first programme today! Devised by CLIVE DOIG
Production SALLY FRASER
with Mark Curry, Caron Keating and Yvette Fielding
Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Caron and Yvette discover that baseball has as much to do with peanuts and popcorn as pitching, when they join the Oaklands Athletics in the first of their reports from the West Coast of the USA!
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with Nicholas WitcheU and Philip Hayton
Weather MICHAEL FISH
with Richard Bath. Penny Bustin and Steve Clarke Sport from Michael Wale Editor FIONA CHESTERTON
Tonight's guests include Lady Jane Ewart-Biggs Director TOM CORCORAN
Production JANE O'BRIEN. PETER WELL
The Magic Continues
What makes Michael Jackson the most sought-after and successful entertainer in the world today? His current tour will be seen by over one million people in this country alone, but if you were unlucky enough to miss out then tonight Behind the Beat brings you exclusive footage of the frenetic world tour which has so far been to
Japan, Europe and Australia - see Michael in performance and catch a rare and revealing glimpse of Jackson and his entourage off duty. Producer TERRY JERVIS
Series producer SHARON AU (R) revised
A comedy series by IAN DAVIDSON , PETER VINCENT starring Ronnie Corbett with Barbara Lott and William Moore
Every Day in Every Way Timothy is given a lucky charm with amazing powers. He soon discovers that his mother, not fate, is shaping his destiny.
Designer ERIC WALMSLEY Produced and directed by DAVID ASKEY
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written by JANEY PREGER starring Kathy Staff
In the second episode Molly's settled right in but is confined to bed. She doesn't want to be any trouble but eventually the whole house and the neighbourhood are revolving around her.
Designer ANTONY THORPE Produced and directed by MANDIE FLETCHER
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with Martyn Lewis and Philip Hayton
Regional News; Weather
Jam Today, Jam Tomorrow? By the year 2000, there will be up to 30 per cent more cars on the road. Peter Taylor examines ways of getting out of the jam and interviews Secretary of State The Rt Hon Paul Channon. The
Government wants private enterprise to invest in transport. But if urban motorways are ruled out would the Government charge motorists directly for their journeys?
Producer TIMOTHY COPESTAKE Research SARA HANN Editor TIM GARDAM
written by MARVIN KUPFER starring and with guest star b
Duty and Honour
Fourteen years separate a chilling series of murders in Saigon and Miami, but Castillo recognises the mark of a vicious killer of prostitutes. For some, the scars of war never heal.... Directed by JOHN NICOLLELA
Dr Haing S
Barry Norman presents his personal review of the week's cinema releases.
Buster - The Great Train Robbery, is still the most famous robbery of our time. Phil Collins and Julie Walters star as Buster Edwards , the small-time crook, and his wife June.
Their Royal Highnesses The Prince and Princess of Wales will attend the premiere later this week.
Frantic - a thriller starring Harrison Ford as an American doctor in a desperate search for his kidnapped wife through the demi-monde of Paris. Directed by the notorious Roman Polanski
Director DOMINIC BRIGSTOCKE Producer JANE LUSH
George Segal Lee Remick
A strangler is on the loose in New York. The victims are always middle-aged women and the killer always attacks in a different disguise.
Rod Steiger 's virtuoso performance as the murderer dominates this macabre comedy.
Screenplay by JOHN GAY Based on the novel by WILLIAM GOLDMAN
Produced by SOL C. SIEGAL Directed by JACK SMIGHT
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