in Rogues to Riches.
An RKO film
with Kirsty Wark and Jeremy Paxman
Weather followed by Now It's Christmas
Simon Parkin , Andy Crane and guests - starting with Boss Cat in The Case of the Missing Anteater (R)
The gang hurry for the ferry. Verity's bag has everything they need. Ben stays behind doing something in the cellar.
Simon Parkin - starting with Popeye
Private Secretaries, The First Resort and Goon Balloon (R)
stops today at The Dot Stop
Dot stops at number one, and finds that one is in any number of dots.
Storyteller lain Lauchlan
Story: The Dog and the Bone Musician STEPHEN MAW Producer Michael COLE
with Frank Thornton
Weather followed by Now It's Christmas starting with Rolf Harris Cartoon Time
Tom and Jerry in The Invisible Mouse,
Betty Boop in The Fox Hunter and Barney Bear in The Little Wise Quacker.
starring George Reeves as the Man of Steel in The Big Freeze.
Five thousand children sang Rainbow City as Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince and Princess of Wales, inaugurated the Glasgow Garden Festival of 1988. Waiting to greet them was an invited audience of 45,000. Gallagher and Lyle saluted the royal couple with their festival song, You Put the Heart Back in the City. And, as The Prince of Wales declared the festival open, Glasgow rang with a royal salute of church bells, ships' sirens and fireworks. Tom Fleming recaptures the opening of the biggest outdoor event in Britain this year.
with Philip Hayton
Weather JOHN KETTLEY
Daphne comes up against unexpected problems with motherhood.
Written by TARQUIN SCOTT Directed by STEVE MANN
(Forcast see page 52. Repeated at 5.35 pm)
Presented by Anne Gregg with Kathy Tayler and Bill Buckley.
Did the Japanese art of head butting begin as a means of billing evil spirits, and why isn't it safe to thumb a lift in southern Sardinia?
Desmond Morris ,
Sarah Kennedy , Hunter Davies and Joanna Monro join the Holiday team in a travel quiz. And there's a competition for viewers.
Chuck Connors Kamala Devi.
1883: Geronimo and his band of Apache warriors surrender to
- the US military - in return for the promise of land and food. But when cheated of their supplies the Indian chief declares 'war' - 50 men against the US cavalry!
Screenplay by PAT FIELDER Produced and directed by ARNOLD LA VEN
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Andy Crane - starting with Booker
Learning to read was considered a crime for negro slaves in the South.
Booker T. Washington pleads with his schoolteacher,
Laura Burroughs , to teach him to read. She believes he can learn but refuses, saying she could go to jail. But Booker's sheer determination and hard work convince his family that he must be given the chance to learn.
Producer AVON KIRKLAND Director STAN LATHAN
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First of two parts
1891: one week before Christmas. In south-eastern Australia.
Mischievous 8-year-old, Ned O'Day has few hopes for a Christmas present, until a remarkable thing happens - he thinks he sees Santa Claus.
PETER BEILBY , ROBERT LE TET Director GEORGE MILLER
(Part 2 on Friday at 4. 40pm)
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with Philip Hayton and Andrew Harvey
Weather IAN MCCASKILL
Tonight one of the legends of Hollywood visits the Theatre on Shepherd's Bush Green to talk with Terry Wogan. His 80-odd films include The
Philadelphia Story, Harvey, The Spirit of St Louis,
The Glenn Miller Story ,
Vertigo and Rear Window - James Stewart.
Music from Paul Turner with the Paramount Band.
Series producer PETER WEILL Research NATALIE ELSEY Director JOHN BURROWES Producer PETER ESTALL
Part three of a four-part adventure by Stephen Wyatt
Starring Sylvester McCoy
The Doctor and Ace are trapped in the Psychic Circus battling robot clowns, forces of ancient evil and the most boring human being within three million light years.
(For cast see page 68)
Visual Effects Designer:
with Michael Buerk
Regional News; Weather
A comedy play by ARNE SULTAN , EARL BARRETT and RAY COONEY recorded in the presence of a studio audience.
Starring Liza Goddard Ray Cooney John Quayle.
George and Linda's
17th wedding anniversary is coming up. Stick-in-the-mud George regards this as just another milestone along the path of a happy marriage but, as far as Linda is concerned, enough is enough! A month later a vasectomy, Roger's friend, and Linda's new hobbies all serve to bring George to a bold decision. Why not turn the lights down, put on some romantic music, shift the coffee table and let nature take its course. But is it that easy?
Lighting director MIKE JEFFERIES Sound LAURIE TAYLOR
Designer DINAH WALKER Produced and directed by HAROLD SNOAD
Guthrie McCabe , a tough but easy-going Texas marshal, is summoned by the US cavalry for a special mission - to negotiate with the Comanches for the return of the white captives they hold. With Lt Gary he rides into the Comanche camp to find that only four prisoners have survived ...
Screenplay by FRANK NUGENT Based on a novel by WILL COOK Produced by STAN SHPETNER Directed by JOHN FORD
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