6.45 Engineering Mechanics: Statics
7.35 Counting Atoms
8.00 Sociology: The Home - Castle or Cage?(l)
Peter Simon with a bumper Package of Saturday entertainment starting with Ovide
Between the mad marshes and the Venetian Jetty, the Virgin Forest and the mysterious caverns, there's no shortage of adventures for Ovide the duckbilled Platypus. Hunter
Roland's Rat Race starring Roland Rat with Nicholas Parsons
Which of today's teams will battle through to the final? Written by DAVID CLARIDGE and DOMINIC MACDONALD
Designer ANDREW WILKINS Studio director JEM KIME Producer STEVE HAGGARD BBC North West
9.00am Going Live! with Sarah Greene and Phillip Schofield and featuring Trevor and Simon and Luke Goss. There's music from
Swing Out Sister, cartoon fun with the Muppet Babies and Visionaries. Nick Davies looks at frogs, Phillip Hodson helps ease some Growing Pains and there's the announcement of the winner of the BBC
Young Entertainer of the Year competition.
Editor CHRIS BELLINGER
See panel including at
1.00pm News Summary
with Moira Stuart Weather
Cartoon fun with Bugs Bunny in Super Rabbit Francois the Flea in The Flea Circus
Tom and Jerry in Fraidy Cat Producer DAVTD PLATT
Richard Dean Anderson as MacGyver, a resourceful and daring modern-day hero. MacGyver is called in as a last resort to rescue two scientists trapped in a high security underground laboratory as leaking acid threatens the New Mexico water system.
Written by ALAN SMITHEE
Directed by THACKARY PALLOR
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written by TONY HAWKS and NEIL MULLARKEY and featuring music from Morris and the Minors.
1: President Normalton: The evil Angus Head wants to take over Morris Minor's Marvellous Motors. This week, there's the election for President of the Morris Minor Driving Club and Head has a plan....
Costume MARGARET HARWOOD Lighting ROBIN EMPSALL Design MEL BIBBY
Director JULIET MAY
Producer NICK SYMONS
A NOEL GAY TELEVISION production for BBC North West
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starring Bob Monkhouse who introduces five more acts and reveals the winner from last week's show.
This is your opportunity to help make the stars of tomorrow. Judge the six acts on tonight's show - then cast your telephone vote for the one which impressed you most. Remember, you are the starmaker!
Programme consultant HUGHIE GREEN
COLIN EDMONDS , JOHN JUNKIN , GAVIN OSBON
Musical director JOHN COLEMAN Staging di COOKE
Sound HUGH BARKER
Lighting DICKIE HIGHAM Design GARRY FREEMAN
Production STEWART MORRIS
A Stitch in Crime starring
The skilled hands of a surgeon are instruments of healing but, as Lieutenant
Columbo discovers, they can also be tools for death. When a surgeon begins to operate in a dangerous and deadly manner, the crumpled detective brings his incisive wit to bear on a case of medical murder.
Screenplay by SHIRL HENDRYX Produced by DEAN HARGROVE Directed by HY AVERBACK
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Dr Barry Mayfield:
Dr Edmund Hiedeman:
with Michael Buerk
starring Fathers and Sins
Some fathers are never there when you need them, while others are around too often. A reunion with the man he thought he would never see again places Killian in a dilemma, as Devon resists the interference of a too-concerned parent.
Written and directed by ROBERT SINGER
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Lt Carl Zymak:
J J Killian:
A full review of this afternoon's Aintree classic. Commentators
PETER O'SULLEVAN ,
JULIAN WILSON and JOHN HANMER
Producer KEITH MACKENZIE
Oscar the Model Felix is shooting pictures for an advertising campaign to promote a new men's cologne, but that certain something is missing. What is needed is a face for today, a face like Oscar's.
Written by JERRY BELSON and CARRY MARSHALL
Directed by BUDDY TYNE
Starring Elliott Gould, Christopher Plummer, Susannah York
Miles Cullen is the respectable but dull head of a Toronto bank which Harry Reikle, a psychopathic crook, plans to rob, dressed as Santa Claus.
When Reikle's first attempt is inadvertantly thwarted, Cullen guesses that he will have a second go. Taking advantage of the robbery for his own ends. Cullen soon discovers he has made a dangerous and ruthless enemy who will stop at nothing to regain the stolen money.
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Based on the novel "Think of a Number" by: