Roll on down to Bedrock to meet that most modern of Stone Age families.
Hawaiian Escapade (R)
A HANNA BARBERA production
with Sally Magnusson and Laurie Mayer.
National and international news and analysis from the BBC's correspondents and reporters. The latest sports news from
Weather followed by Now It's Daffs
Simon Parkin - starting with Boss Cat
The Golden Fleecing
Benny the Ball comes into some insurance money and gets rid of it before even TC can touch it. (R)
The search for the ultimate ingredient for Ben's vat takes the gang to the Isle of Man and a seaweed farm. Director PAM O'BRIEN
Weather followed by Top Mates
5: Paul's parents are summoned by the headmaster, and Liz decides she wants to join the cricket team.
which stops today at The Tent Stop where Humphrey and Wobble Clown join
Trish Cooke , Ricky Diamond and Anthony Corriette to tell the story
The Spider's Web by CLIVE DUNCAN. RICHARD BROWN Music Director BRIAN JAMESON Producer ANN REAY
with Wendy Craig Producer RALPH ROLLS
A FORGE PRODUCTIONS LTD programme for BBCtv
Weather followed by Open Air with Mavis Nicholson and Eamonn Holmes.
Mavis Nicholson turns the Open Air Spotlight on someone who has made the news. And Eamonn Holmes looks at last night's television. Phone
[number removed]if you have questions or comments. Senior director ROGER NEALE Producers CHARLES BRUCE DON JONES. ROGER WILKES
MALCOLM BETNEY. TONY HARRISON Editor SUSAN L. WOODWARD BBC North West
Weather followed by Daytime Live with Alan Titchmarsh Judi Spiers , Sue Cook and Tina Baker.
A visit to Longstone lighthouse off the Northumberland coast, which later this year becomes automatic. The programme celebrates the history of this great lighthouse with its current keepers and remembers Longstone's most famous inhabitant, Grace Darling. Editor STEVE WEDDLE BBC Pebble Mill
with Philip Hayton
Weather JOHN KETTLEY
Gail returns from
America, but it isn't good news for Paul.
Written by ROGER MOULTON Directed by STEVE MANN
(For cast see page 55. Repeated at 5.35pm)
An unashamedly nostalgic double-feature recalling the golden days of Hollywood. Introduced by George Burns
- and starring
George C. Scott. Dynamite Hands
Slum kid Joey Popchik
Postpones his law studies to accept Gloves Malloy 's offer of a short boxing contract, but is seduced by the 'glamorous' side of the fight world - and platinum-blonde bombshell Troubles Moran. Baxter 's Beauties of 1933 Showbiz impresario
Spats Baxter has only one month to live. Determined to mount one last Broadway hit, his plans seem doomed until salvation comes from two unexpected sources.
Screenplay by LARRY GELBART and SHELDON KELLER Produced and directed by STANLEY DONEN
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Gloves Malloy/Spats Baxter:
Betsy McGuire/Isobel Stuart:
Peanuts Miller/Jinks Murphy:
Johnny Danko/Dick Cummings:
Dr Blaine/Dr Bowers:
A Fink in the Rink and As the Tumbleweed Turns
Andy Crane - starting with Is That a Fact?
Taking a look at legends. The Venerable Bede
Factfinders: with George the computer and UK-9.
Supersleuths: children from St Bede's Junior School, Jarrow
Theme music ALEC DANKWORTH Studio director FIONA SHORE Producers
PETER CHARLTON. RICHARD SIMKIN
by SID FLEISCHMAN , told for
Jackanory by Paul McGann. Today: part 4
Designer JACKIE JACKSON Executive producer ANGELA BEECHING
Director MGEL DOUGLAS
Presented by Steve Colman with Sophie Aldred , Peter Simon.
With no programme last
Friday there's standing room only behind the Knock Knock door this week. Watch today and you can catch up with that amazing backlog of music, fun and frolics. Written by JOHN PALMER Designer BOB HUTTON Executive producer
Production SALLY FRASER
with John Craven , Roger Finn and Helen Rollason
The last in the series by SID WADDELL. A Perfect Match
The big day has arrived and Glenda is anticipating the happiest time of her life.
What Jossy is planning is a Giant's victory and split-second timing. What could possibly go wrong? (For cast see page 57; (R) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES
with Nicholas Witchell and Anna Ford
Weather SUZANNE CHARLTON
Newsroom South East,
Spotlight, Points West, Look East, Look North, South
Today, North West Tonight, Midlands Today.
Join Terry live at the Television Theatre, as he talks to people in the news, presents the best in entertainment and springs the occasional surprise. Series producer PETER ESTALL Director TOM CORCORAN Producer JANE O'BRIEN
starring Paul Daniels.
Play along at home and compete with the contestants in Paul's comedy quiz show.
Will it be Jacqui and Michael. Bev and Gary or Sue and Steve who will win through to play for super prizes, including a chance to visit the Caribbean island of Antigua, in the exciting final game where Every Second Counts.
Produced in association with TALBOT TELEVISION LTD and GROUP W PRODUCTIONS Programme associates
COLIN KDMONDS. HOWARD HUNTRIUGE Sound MICHAEL MCCARTHY Lighting HENRY BARBER Designer CHRIS WEBSTER Director JOHN BURROWES Producer DAVID TAYLOR
and Delta Woe
Fallon continues to be haunted by the memory of Roger Grimes as she has her first lovers tiff with Zorelli. Sammy Jo and Jeff have rediscovered their feelings for each other and Blake is determined to contain the secret of 'Colterton'.
Written by DON HECKMAN Directed by DWIGHT ADAIR
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with Michael Buerk Regional News
Starring Michael Caine Julie Walters.
Rita White is 26 years old, married and a hairdresser. Her husband's main preoccupations are drinking in smoke-filled pubs and trying to get Rita pregnant. She has other ideas. One afternoon she turns up at Frank Bryant's Open University class demanding to be 'educated'. And all Frank wants is a quiet life and a bottle of scotch... Willy Russell's award-winning comedy features tailor-made performances from Julie Walters and Michael Caine and outstanding support from a host of British actors.
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The American singer/ songwriter, recorded this performance specially for BBCtv at the International Music Festival in the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, during his recent visit to the UK. The repertoire includes all the classic hits of the past, along with three recent releases:
Keep Each Other Warm, Don Be Scared and the evocative Brooklyn Blues.
Associate producer JANE WEIR Producer JOHN SMITH
A WHITE RABBIT production for BBCtv
James Garner in Guilt.
When an old flame rings Jim and manipulates him into investigating the shooting of her dog, he is determined not to get too involved ...
Written by JUANITA BARTLETT Directed by WILLIAM WIARD (R)