in Grin and Bear It
An RKO film
with Jeremy Paxman and John Stapleton
Weather followed by Miniature Worlds
As the leaves fall in an autumn woodland, decay is in the air. Yet tree stumps invaded by moss and fungi are in bloom - the weather ideal for spore-castmg.
There's a late harvest for stump-dwelling animals. Wood ants scale the pines in search of aphids, and dormice stock up on the hazelnut crop before the first frosts signal 'close of play'. Written and narrated by Peter France (R)
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Late summer is heather time when our heaths and moors become a glowing patchwork of pinks and purples.
Yet whether it's upland moor or lowland heath both are man-made landscapes.
Michael Jordan looks at how heather has found its niche in these poor soils. (R)
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Live coverage of the fifth day of the Labour Party
Conference in Blackpool. Commentators
SIR ROBIN DAY
DAVID DIMBLEBY and VIVIAN WHITE
Unit manager MARIE RICOT Editor JAMES HOGAN including at
10.00am News and Weather
Andy Crane - starting with Play School
'Ladders to the sky for fantastical flights' Presenters Carol Chell and Mike Amatt Story: In the Attic by HIAWYN ORAM (R)
A chance to meet Why Bird,
Lizzie, Dot, Patch, Humphrey and the Wobble Clown who all travel on the Playbus. A FELGATE production for BBCtv
with Jancis Harvey
Weather followed by Labour Party Conference
Further coverage from Blackpool including at
12.00 News and Weather
4: A Weather Walk with Francis Wilson
Scarlet pimpernels, hedgehogs, gliders and may trees are Francis Wilson 's clues to understanding the weather, as he takes a busman's holiday to his childhood stamping ground of Chesham in Bucks. (R)
with Philip Hayton
Weather BERNARD DAVEY
Jane puts Mrs Mangel in a sticky situation-
Written bv YSABELLE DEAN Directed by TONY OSICKA
Suntory World Matchplay Championship from Wentworth, Surrey The World Matchplay
Championship celebrates its silver jubilee this year with an entry as good as any in the previous 25 years.
Twelve of the world's best are on show, including defending champion
IAN WOOSNAM. SANDY LYLE NICK FALDO and SEVE BALLESTEROS. Introduced by HARRY CARPENTER Commentators PETER ALLISS
BRUCE CRITCHLEY CLIVE CLARK
Producers ALASTAIR SCOTT and JIM RESIDE
Executive producer JOHN SHREWSBURY
Andy Crane - starting with Bertha by ERIC CHARLES The Burglars
Two burglars try to steal the factory wages but Bertha and Tom make sure that they are caught.
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)
Now You Seahorse, Now You Don
Presented by Bruno Brookes Will either of today's contestants make it into next week's Top Six and get the chance to qualify for the 'Champion of Champions'?
7: Lisa Gets the Picture
To celebrate their last year together at junior school, the Degrassi Street kids have decided to make a special yearbook, but with only three weeks to go all their preparations seem to go wrong....
Producers KIT HOOD and LINDA SCHUYLER (R)
with John Craven Roger Finn and Terry Baddoo reporting direct to children about what's going on around the world. Editor JOHN CRAVEN
with Mark Curry Caron Keating and Yvette Fielding
On Ward Duty: Mark reports from Booth Hall Children's Hospital in Manchester, which celebrates its 80th birthday this week. He discovers what life is really like for its patients and staff.
Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey present the day's news at home and abroad
Weather JOHN KETTLEY
Introduced by Simon Mayo and Richard Skinner
(A simultaneous broadcast with Radio 1. Viewers served by Radio 1 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 Tony Holland.
"I want you kept out of all this... 'cos this is dirty, and you're clean."
with Judith Hann , Peter Macann , Maggie Philbin and Howard Stableford
Tomorrow's World returns to survey what's new in science, technology and medicine - here in the UK and around the world.
Over the coming weeks find out why Dutch cows are learning to milk themselves; Join German ecologists as they walk about in shirtsleeves on the bottom of the Rhine; and take a trip on a new submarine now carrying underwater sightseers around Hawaii.
There'll also be the invisible fence - only the sheep inside know it's there! And the first full-colour holograms.
But tonight, Howard takes a ducking to demonstrate Why Aberdeen researchers think that all life jackets should be tested by a dummy called RAMM. And the first Public showing of the astonishing computer notepad - a hand-held computer on which you write with a pen.
Producers JACK WEBER
CYNTHIA PAGE. MARTIN MORTLMORE and EDWARD BRIFFA
Studio director STUART MCDONALD Editor RICHARD REISZ
by JIMMY PERRY , DAVID CROFT featuring
Designer ANDREE WELSTEAD HORNBY Executive producer DAVID CROFT Produced and directed by MIKE STEPHENS (R)
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Sqn Ldr Clive Dempster, DFC:
Gen Sir Claude Dempster:
Vice Adml Neville Dempster:
with Martyn Lewis and Andrew Harvey
Regional News; Weather
Presented by Nick Ross and Sue Cook with Police Superintendent David Hatcher
The programme where viewers across the country help police solve serious crime.
Tonight Crimewatch reconstructs events leading up to the murder of Abdur Rashid , a Muslim teacher, in the East End of London.
Helen Phelps reports on a crime which has recently spread across the north ot
England - conning by bogus officials. Over 50 crimes can be traced back to one man. Do you know him?
Detectives will be waiting for your call to the Crimewatch studio. If you can help, ring [number removed]from 9.30pm until midnight. Studio director PIETER MORPURGO Producer ANNE MORRISON Editor RITCHIE COGAN
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from Blackpool with Sir Robin Day
In the week of the Labour
Party Conference, Question Time goes to Blackpool where the general public have the opportunity to debate the issues of the week with leading politicians.
Around the Question Time table at the Norcalympia in Blackpool are:
Rt Hon Tony Benn , MP
Rt Hon Roy Hattersley , MP Rt Hon Nicholas Ridley , MP Baroness Seear Director ANN MORLEY
Producer ANNA CARRAGHER Editor BARBARA MAXWELL
The Ladies' Man
Filmed at his recent Wembley concert Alexander O'Neal gets soulful.
Producer TERRY JERVIS
Series producer SHARON AL1 BBC Pebble Mill (R)
Reports of new developments on tonight's cases, based on viewers' calls to the Crimewatch studio.
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