in A Pig's Eye
An RKO film
with John Stapleton and Pamela Armstrong
Weather followed by Geoffrey Smith 's World of Flowers
There are few plants which have contributed more to the beauty of our gardens than the delphinium. Rising majestically above all contenders, it's hardly surprising to hear
Geoffrey Smith describe it as 'the queen of the herbaceous border'. (R)
('Gardeners' Direct Line Pastbag' 12 noon)
Model Railways (2) Presented by Bob Symes (R)
Weather followed by Look, Stranger
Giant Leeks and Magic Brews The ingredients for magic brews in Durham aren't bats' blood and toads' warts but farm manure and Epsom salts. They seem to work nevertheless: the prizewinning leeks they nourish make southern leeks look like shallots.
For men like Brian Shave of Lyton Leek Club, leek growing is a tie with a traditional culture that is still firmly held on to.
Commentary BRIAN SHAVE and JOHN NORMAN
Producer COLIN THOMAS BBC Bristol (R)
Andy Crane - starting with Play School
Kings and Queens
Presenters Fred Harris and Chloe Ashcroft
Story: A Visit from Victoria by ALISON STEWART (R)
Seaside written by MAURICE DODD featuring with Judy Bennett Sheila Steafel and Peter Hawkins Music by TREVOR JONES Executive producer
GRAHAM CLUTTERBUCK (R)
with Cyril Cusack
Weather followed by Arthur Negus Enjoys 9: Ragley Hall, Warwickshirewith David Battle
Today Arthur Negus visits the beautiful 17th-century home of the Marquess and Marchioness of Hertford. In the Red Saloon and the Mauve Drawing Room,
Arthur admires furniture designed by Chippendale and Robert Adam , while porcelain expert David Battie traces the history of the exquisite porcelain, in what is still very much a family home. (R)
Each day Clare Connery takes an everyday meal and shows how interesting it can be.
For dinner, Clare has chosen a chicken and red wine casserole, accompanied by rice pilaff with an unusual salad, and prepares braised steak and vegetables in a multi-cooker. (R)
Weather followed by Gardeners' Direct
In response to your many questions, a few quick answers provided by Geoffrey Smith and Peter Seabrook. BBC Leeds
All is not plain sailing at
Marinos Shipping and Pam's doubts prompt Angelica to tell an incredible tale of a father and his son - a subject close to JR's heart.
Meanwhile, Sue Ellen sleeps on her decision and wakes up screaming....
Written by HOLLACE WHITE and STEPHANIE GARMAN
Directed by COREY ALLEN (R)
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with Michael Buerk
Weather JOHN KETTLEY
Des tells Mike some home truths. Helen hears from the Carnegie Foundation. Written oy REG WATSON Directed by CHRIS SHIEL
Starring Loretta Young, William Holden, Robert Mitchum
Feeling obliged to find a woman to raise his son and tend their frontier farm, widower Davey Harvey buys a bonded servant, Rachel, and marries her because propriety demands it.
Though she does her best, Rachel's aloof 'husband' treats her thoughtlessly - until drifter Jim Fairways shows an interest...
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Based on the story Rachel by:
John Thirlwell introduces your daytime gardening forum.
Air your gardening problems live by phone to Geoffrey Smith and Peter Seabrook.
Either post your questions or ring in before 2.30pm today.
Gardening adviser DAPHNE LEDWARD Director ANN BROCKWELL Producer MARCEL GUILLOU 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 Book, same title, £3.95 from booksellers. Also available '
Geoffrey Smith 's World of Flowers Part £3.95 and 'Geoffrey Smith 's World of Flowers Part 2' £4.75.
Andy Crane - starting with Bertha by ERIC CHARLES Tom Gets Lost
Tom the robot causes confusion when a magnet upsets his circuitry.
Narrator Roy Kinnear with Sheila Walker
Designed and produced by IVOR WOOD (R)
Deep under the sea in the mystical underwater world of Snorkland lives a society of tiny creatures called Snorks.
Presented by Bruno Brookes It's the end of the first week's contests. Will it be your favourite pupil or teacher who'll reign supreme over the weekend?
Book, same title, £1.95 from booksellers
The adventures of a group of ordinary kids who live in the same street - Degrassi Street, Toronto.
Connie Makes a Catch
Connie knows she's very good at baseball but she's not at all sure whether she'd be quite so good at making friends with the boy she admires ...
Producers KIT HOOD LINDA SCHUYLER (R)
with John Craven Roger Finn and Terry Baddoo
with Mark Curry, Caron Keating and Yvette Fielding
Sunflower Surprise: Mark and gardener Chris Crowder measure the sunflower in the Blue Peter garden and you are in for a shock! Find out if your sunflower beats ours - if it does, enter our Giant Sunflower Competition.
with Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey
Weather MICHAEL FISH
Introduced by Simon Mayo and Peter Powell
Lighting DUNCAN BROWN Sound ALAN MACHIN
Design DAVID HITCHCOCK Produced and directed by BRIAN WHITEHOUSE
A simultaneous broadcast with Radio 1. Viewers served by Radio Is 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.
by John Maynard.
'Get out, Pat, while there's still time. You're getting caught up in things that don't concern you'.
The last in the series with Dr Graeme Garden, Dr Alan Maryon Davis, Dr Gillian Rice
This week Bodymatters takes a cool look at our body heat. Discover how we cope with the heat of the Sahara as well as the ice of the Arctic. We find out why a fever is good for us, how wasp poison helps us keep our cool and why sub-zero temperatures can be a life-saver!
Dr Alan Maryon
by JIMMY PERRY and DAVID CROFT featuring
dr Clive Dempster , DFC Maplin's Holiday Camp, 1960 Let Them Eat Cake
Rehearsals for 'the execution of Marie Antoinette ' go disastrously wrong when
Peggy almost loses her head.
Executive producer DAVID CROFT Produced and directed by MIKE STEPHENS (R)
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with Martyn Lewis and Andrew Harvey
Regional News; Weather
First of a six-part series starring written by STAN HEY and ANDREW NICKOLDS Back to My Roots
'All right, there may have been a blip in my TV career ratings, and the new, legal Brixton Broadcasting
Corporation may be too middle-of-the-road for a fast-lane dude like
Delbert Wilkins so, maybe it's time for a bit of DIY? Or rather, DIW - Do it, Winston!' with SIMON BUTTERISS
Music JOE DWORNIAK Sound KEITH MAYES LAURIE TAYLOR
Lighting GRAHAM RIMMINGTON Design GRAHAM LOUGH
Produced and directed by GEOFFPOSNER t FEATURE: page 17
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The feature film starring Irene Cara Lee Curreri
Gene Anthony Ray Barry Miller Albert Hague Debbie Allen
This exuberant movie about New York's seedy High School for the Performing Arts spawned a successful television series and brought fame to its largely unknown young cast. Opening with auditions for the school, the film takes a hard look at the hopes and dreams, the heartbreaks, tragedies and triumphs of the eight starry-eyed student performers struggling to achieve success during their four years at the school.
Screenplay by CHRISTOPHER GORE Produced by DAVID DE SILVA and ALAN MARSHALL
Directed by ALAN PARKER
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