Simon Parkin - starting with The Raccoons: Surprise Attack (R)
Featuring the voice of Desiree Goyette
Written by RON FRIEDMAN
Directed by BILL MELENDEZ (R)
featuring the voices of Vincent Price, Coral Browne, Mel Blanc, Cloris Leachman, Tony Curtis, Nancy Olson.
Sparky's piano decides to teach him to play ...
Written and produced by ALAN W. LIVINGSTON
Directed by LEE MISHKIN (R)
Up a Lizard River, Jeep Thrills, Olive's Moving Experience (R)
Helen has disappeared to foreign parts. Jeff makmg a disgusting recipe and phil
Noble tries meditation.
which stops today at The Tent Stop
Trish Cooke , Ricky Diamond with children Kate Williams, Remi Beard and trumpeter Nick Bomford tell the story Neptune's Band.
Music RICHARD BROWN Director BRIAN JAMESON Producer ANN REAY
with Peter Barkworth.
The fifth of seven films using the words of St Matthew in the Authorised Version of the Bible. 'Pilate saith unto them "What shall I do then with Jesus which is called
Christ?" They all say unto him "Let him be crucified .
A Good Friday Devotion.
Charles Elliott has recently visited churches around the world for his series of Lent nrogrammes on BBC2 called
Sword and Spirit. On Good
Friday he links the Christian experience of the people he met with the Passion of Jesus. He is joined by students of the college of Trinity and All Saints in Leeds, in their college chapel. Readings: Mark 14, w 65-71; Luke 23, w 26-30;
Mark 15, w 22-27, 33-39.
Hymns: His goodness shall follow me, My soul is sad,
Now the green blade riseth. Producer NOEL VINCENT BBC North West
with Alan Titchmarsh and Judy Spiers.
A special programme to celebrate the best of television and radio, as stars and producers gather to receive the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards Editor STEVE WEDDLE
with Laurie Mayer Weather BILL GILES
Eileen is on the wrong end of the phone at the wrong time - a recipe for disaster. Written by JEFF TRUMAN
Directed by ANDREW FRIEDMAN
Charlton Heston Laurence Olivier Richard Johnson
Sudan 1883: a powerful religious leader, known as the Mahdi, is threatening to conquer the Arab world. In his path stands Khartoum - home to 13,000 Egyptians and Europeans. Unwilling to risk the possible massacre of a British army, Prime Minister Gladstone decides to send one man, General Charles Gordon , to supervise the evacuation of the city. Only when Gordon reaches
Khartoum does he realise that in the Mahdi he is dealing with a zealot who sincerely believes that mass slaughter is divine will ...
Screenplay by ROBERT ARDREY Produced by JULIAN BLAUSTEIN Directed by BASIL DEARDEN
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Colonel J D H Stewart:
Sir Evelyn Baring:
Sealink British Ferries
Challenge presented by Mike Smith and Stirling Moss. A special pro-celebrity driving competition.
Competitors: Eddie Kidd joins cricketer Chris Broad. Rally champion Ari Vatanen teams up with Roy Marsden. Sports car champion
Derek Bell is with Stephanie Lawrence and Formula One's Derek Warwick joins comedian Gary Wilmot. Televised in collaboration with MG PRODUCTIONS
Event producer MARGOT GREEN Engineering managers GEORGE JAKINS , IAN DOW Television production
PETER HYLTON CLEAVER (R)
Esther Rantzen and Gavin Campbell introduce children whose moving stories were the highlight of last year's Children in Need evening. Producer PATSY NEWEY (R)
with Laurie Mayer
Weather BERNARD DAVEY
(London and the south east only: Cartoon)
- from beneath the Red Sea. with Tony Soper and Michael DeGruy. Giant
Napoleon wrasse, poisonous lion fish, flamboyant Spanish dancers - all inhabitants of the dazzling world of coral tracked down by marine explorer Martha Holmes.
Martha sets off pursued by finning cameramen armed with the most sophisticated equipment ever used for a broadcast from under the sea. Assistant producers ALASTAIR FOTHERGILL. ROBIN PRYTHERCH Producer ROBIN HELLIER BBC Bristol (R) revised
Introduced by Terry Wogan. Tonight viewers and listeners throughout the country choose the song to represent the United
Kingdom in this year's
Eurovision Song Contest, being held in Lausanne, Switzerland, on 6 May.
The songs are performed live before an invited audience at the Television Centre in London. For a list of the songs, artists and numbers to telephone see panel below. Musical director
Lighting director BILL MILLAR
Sound supervisor HUGH BARKER Designer JAMES GRANT
Production YVONNE LITTLEWOOD
(Results of the vote tonight at 9.55pm)
0 SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST with Radio 2
starring Paul Daniels.
Play along at home and compete with the contestants in Paul's comedy quiz show. Will it be Carmel and Steve, Anne and Matthew or Janet and Alan who win through to play for super prizes in the exciting final game where Every Second Counts?. Produced in association with TALBOT TELEVISION LTD and GROUP W PRODUCTIONS Programme associates
COLIN EDMONDS. HOWARD HUNTRtDGE Sound MICHAEL MCCARTHY Lighting HENRY BARBER Designer CHRIS WEBSTER Director JOHN BURROWES Producer DAVID TAYLOR
starring Tom Selleck Bess Armstrong. Istanbul:
Patrick O'Malley , First World War air ace and drunk, is approached by socialite Eve Tozer to find her father. O'Malley's problem is that her father was last seen in the wilds of Afghanistan and reported dead, and hopeless causes don't fit in with his easy life. But Eve is insistent and besides she stands to inherit a fortune ... An action-packed adventure featuring the star of Three Men and a Baby and TV's Magnum.
Screenplay by SANDRA WEINTRAUB ROLAND and S. LEE POGOSTIN Produced by FRED WEINTRAUB Directed by BRIAN G. HUTTON
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Terry Wogan receives the results of the nation's phone-in votes. The announcement of the winning song and the presentation of awards to the successful composer, author and performer/s is followed by a reprise of the winning song.
with Martyn Lewis Regional News
Weekend Weather BERNARD DAVEY
starring Goldie Hawn Chevy Chase
Nick Gardenia , on the run after being shanghaied into committing a bank robbery, hides out in the garage of his ex-wife, Glenda. This is bad news for Glenda, who is a lawyer, and even worse news for her husband Ira - the District Attorney. Two of Hollywood's biggest comedy talents star in this madcap farce by Neil Simon.
Screenplay by NEIL SIMON
Produced by ray stark
Directed by JAY SANDRICH
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Fersina Windows World Cup from Bournemouth
International Centre. Final (frames 9-17)
David Icke introduces coverage of the concluding frames. Commentators
TED LOWE. JACK KARNEHM
CLIVE EVERTON. JOHN VIRGO