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: The Flintstones

Here's Snow in Your Eyes (R)

: BBC Breakfast News

with Nicholas Witchell and Jill Dando.


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Jill Dando.

: News

Weather followed by Four Square

: Labour 89

Day two of the Labour Party Conference including live coverage of all the major debates, news and analysis. Presented by David Dimbleby , Vivian White and Ian Smith.
Editor JAMES HOGAN including at
10.00am News and Weather


Presented By: David Dimbleby
Presented By: Vivian White
Presented By: Ian Smith.
Editor: James Hogan

: Children's BBC

Simon Parkin - starting with Playbus
The Playground Stop
Where the children dress up as the Owl and the Pussycat and Lizzie wants to be a superstar. Presenter:
Dave Benson Phillips. Puppeteer: Jane Eve.
Storyteller: Anthony Lapsley. Music JONATHAN COHEN
10.50am Barney with the voices of Tim Brooke-Taylor Harry Enfield Jan Ravens Enn Reitel
Barney on TV
Barney's all excited as he prepares for his first television job. (R)


Unknown: Dave Benson Phillips.
Unknown: Anthony Lapsley.
Music: Jonathan Cohen

: Five to Eleven

with Richard Pasco.


Unknown: Richard Pasco.

: News

Weather followed by Labour 89
Further coverage from Brighton.
Editor JAMES HOGAN including at
12.00 News and Weather


Editor: James Hogan

: One O'Clock News

with Philip Hayton.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Neighbours

Pete Baxter accuses Scott of ruining his Olympic hopes. Jane's romantic dinner with Des ends in heartache. Written by c. V. SCHOFIELD Directed by TONY OSICKA
(Cast page 63. Repeated at 5.35pm)


Unknown: Pete Baxter
Written By: C. V. Schofield
Directed By: Tony Osicka

: Four Square

Hosted by John Sachs. In the yellow corner is
Marlene Sill , in the green corner is Jim Hankin , the referee is John Sachs , the first aim is to win a place in the second round tomorrow and possibly go on to be the Four Square Champion of 1989.


Unknown: John Sachs.
Unknown: Marlene Sill
Unknown: Jim Hankin
Unknown: John Sachs

: Sixty Glorious Years

- starring
When Victoria announces to
Parliament that she is betrothed to Albert of Saxe-Coburg, the government greets the news with coolness.
0 FILMS: page 21


Unknown: Robert Vanslttiart
Unknown: Miles Malleson
Directed By: Herbert Wilcox
Queen Victoria: Anna Neagle
Prince Albert.: Anton Walbrook
Duke of Wellington: C Aubrey Smith
Prince Ernst: Walter Rilla
Sir Robert Peel: Charles Carson
Baroness Lehzen: Gretta Wegener

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andy Crane.


4.05pm Laurel and Hardy
Robust Robot (R)

4.10pm Heathcliff with Cats and Co
Brain Sprain/Cat Balloon starring that favourite alley-cat Heathcliff.

4.35pm What's That Noise
For WTN read Craig Charles, he's still running this gig.
Craig: Series 2 Diary Entry - Programme 1
First: Check out their musical roots, what are they and where from?
1: Aswad - could be 'Ska'.
2: Texas - might be Glasgow.
3: Pete Waterman and Sonia - might agree with you, Liverpool.
4: Nigel Kennedy - well he knows all about the historical classical bit.
5: There's all the other people, Kylie Minogue; Frank Lloyd , he plays a French horn; the Bangles; Kathryn Tickell, she plays Northumbrian pipes; T'Pau; Mark Marshall, he does Irish dancing - are we taking on the world or what!
6: And in America, the happening 'rootsy' place is New Orleans.
'It's got to be funky!'

5.00pm Newsround

5.10pm Grange Hill by Chris Ellis.
7: Tegs is in trouble with his social worker and Danny is in trouble with Mr Bronson. This week's cast:


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andy Crane
Presenter (What's That Noise?): Craig Charles
Guest (What's That Noise?): Pete Waterman
Guest (What's That Noise?): Nigel Kennedy
Guest (What's That Noise?): Frank Lloyd
Guest (What's That Noise?): Kathryn Tickell
Guest (What's That Noise?): Mark Marshall
Designer (What's That Noise?): Leslie Stephenson
Director (What's That Noise?): Tim Graham
Producer (What's That Noise?): Pippa Dyson
Writer (Grange Hill): Chris Ellis
Devised by (Grange Hill): Phil Redmond
Producer (Grange Hill): Ronald Smedley
Director (Grange Hill): John Smith
Mrs McClusky: Gwyneth Powell
Mr Bronson: Michael Sheard
Mr Griffiths: George A Cooper
Miss Booth: Karen Ford
Mr Robson: Stuart Organ
Mr Mackenzie: Nicholas Donnelly
Miss Stone: Madeline Church
Ms Jonson: Cleo Sylvestre
Foreman: Clem Davis
Bev Collier: Heather Wright
St Joseph's caretaker: Paul Copley
Mauler McCaul: Joshua Fenton
Ted: Ian Congdon-Lee
Fiona Wilson: Michelle Gayle
Ronnie Birtles: Tina Mahon
Helen Kelly: Ruth Carraway
Calley Donnington: Simone Hyams
Mandy Freemont: Melanie Hiscock
Gonch Gardner: John McMahon
Robbie Wright: John Alford
Ziggy Greaves: George Christopher
Trevor Cleaver: John Drummond
Tegs Ratcliffe: Sean Maguire
Justine Dean: Rachel Roberts
Chrissy Mainwaring: Sonya Kearns
Susi Young: Lynne Radford
Matthew Pearson: Paul Adams
Clarke Trent: Darren Cudjoe
Danny Kendall: Jonathan Lambeth
Boy in corridor: Daniel Bryan
Girl in self-defence class: Simone Welch
St Joseph's boy: Conrad Jones
St Joseph's boy: Robert Stichini

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey present the latest news from Britain and around the world.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Tomorrow's World

This week, a report on the biggest and best exhibition of dinosaurs - in New York of course. But palaeontologists are arguing. The dinosaurs are in full courting colours - but are they the right ones? Howard Stableford, Judith Hann and Peter Macann bring you the new, fascinating and bizarre in the world of science. Producers CYNTHIA PAGE


Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Peter MacAnn
Producers: Cynthia Page
Unknown: Martin Mortimore.
Unknown: Jack Weber.
Unknown: Katharine Everett
Director: Stuart McDonald
Editor: Richard Reisz

: EastEnders

by Gillian Richmond.
"It's funny being here with you again Simon after closing time, just the two of us..."
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Gillian Richmond.
Devised by: Tony Holland
Devised by: Julia Smith
Series Designer: Keith Harris
Series Script Editor: John Maynard
Producer: Mike Gibbon
Director: Peter Boisseau
Ali: Nejdet Salih
McIntyre: Pip Miller
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Pat: Pam St. Clement
Frank: Mike Reid
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Michelle: Susan Tully
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Ethel: Gretchen Franklin
Reggie: John Rutland
Marge: Pat Coombs
Trevor: Phil McDermott
Pete: Peter Dean
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Laurie: Gary Powell
Diane: Sophie Lawrence
Paul: Mark Thrippleton
Julie: Louise Plowright
Marie: Vicky Murdock
Rod: Christopher McHallem
Hazel: Virginia Fiol
Vince: Hepburn Graham

: Dad's Army: Mum's Army

by David Croft and Jimmy Perry.
Starring Arthur Lowe as Captain Mainwaring, John Le Mesurier as Sgt Wilson, Clive Dunn as Corporal Jones

Captain Mainwaring involves ladies of the town for the local war effort.


Writer/Producer: David Croft
Writer: Jimmy Perry
Design: Paul Joel
The voice of [singer, signature tune]: Bud Flanagan
Captain Mainwaring: Arthur Lowe
Sgt Wilson: John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones: Clive Dunn
Private Frazer: John Laurie
Private Walker: James Beck
Private Godfrey: Arnold Ridley
Private Pike: Ian Lavender
Mrs Gray: Carmen Silvera
Mrs Pike: Janet Davies
Edith Parish: Wendy Richard
Mrs Fox: Pamela Cundell
Miss Ironside: Julian Burbury
Ivy Samways: Rosemary Faith
Waitress: Melita Manger
Serviceman: David Gilchrist
Mrs Prosser: Eleanor Smale
Buffet attendant: Deirdre Costello

: The Vet

A series of seven programmes. 5: Emergency in the Snow
8.30am: George Rafferty is racing to the aid of a sick horse. The telephone message doesn't sound hopeful. In the back of the car lies a humane killer gun, ready if necessary.
When the first bad snow of the winter falls, an emergency call at night from a farmer in need of help forces George into battle against the elements. Film editor JANE VAL BAKER Sound MARTYN CLIFT
Photography ALEX HANSEN
Executive producer PAUL HAMANN Producer JEREMY MILLS


Unknown: George Rafferty
Editor: Jane Val Baker
Unknown: Martyn Clift
Unknown: Photography Alex Hansen
Producer: Paul Hamann

: Nine O'Clock News

with Martyn Lewis.
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: The Paradise Club

A series of ten programmes. 3: Sudden Death Tangoby Murray Smith.
A police plan to foil a major gem heist goes tragically wrong and Danny convinces a young would-be armed robber that a life of crime leads to misery.
Director of photography ALAN JONES Editor JOHN S. SMITH
A ZENITH production for BBCtv


Unknown: Murray Smith.
Music: Dave Lawson
Editor: John S. Smith
Director: Anthony Wilkinson
Producer: Selwyn Roberts
Frank Kane: Don Henderson
Danny Kane: Leslie Grantham
Det Insp Rosy Campbell: Kitty Aldridge
Carol Kane: Barbara Wilshere
Polish Joe: Leon Herbert
Jonjo O'Brady: Peter Gowen
Peter Noonan: Philip Martin Brown
Det Sgt Fielding: Nigel Harrison
Deputy Chief Supt Torrance: Ian Lindsay
Det Insp Fairweather: James Saxon
Ron Blythe: Kevin Williams
Little Legs Jackson: Tim Stern
Alphonce Peria: Chris Constantinou
Det Con Lambton: Thomas Craig
Det Con Milligan: Pete Lee Wilson
Betty McGhee: Corinne Skinner-Carter
Chas McGhee: Tony Marshall
Det Supt Benson: Dean Harris
Snake: Davis Himself
Samantha Kane: Annie Scott-Horne
Terry Kane: Nick Dawnay

: Film 89 with Barry Norman

"Cookie" is the first film Emily Lloyd has made since her highly-praised debut in "Wish You Were Here". As Cookie, she has to adopt an American accent, and acts opposite Columbo himself, Peter Falk.
On location in deepest Twickenham: Willy Russell's "Shirley Valentine" has been a smash success on both the London and Broadway stage, starring Pauline Collins, and she was the obvious choice to recreate the character for the big screen. Director Lewis Gilbert ("Alfie", "Educating Rita", and Bond) explains why she is perfect for the part.
And "Henry V", the eagerly awaited re-make from Kenneth Branagh, puts
Shakespeare in a new light.


Presenter: Barry Norman
Interviewee: Lewis Gilbert
Director: Dlana Henry
Producer: Bruce Thompson

: When I Get to Heaven

David Hayman - actor, theatre and film director - tells Bishop Richard
Holloway of two out-of-body experiences that have persuaded him of the possibility of life after death. Director ANN RICHARDSON


Unknown: David Hayman
Unknown: Bishop Richard
Director: Ann Richardson
Producer: Helen Alexander

: Spenser: for Hire

Original Sin
Spenser reluctantly accepts the difficult job of determining whether the death of a young noviciate was an accident, suicide or something more sinister.
Based on characters created by ROBERT B. PARKER


Written By: Robert Hamilton
Directed By: Harvey Hart
Unknown: Robert B. Parker
Spenser, in: Robert Urich
Susan: Barbara Stock
Hawk: Avery Brooks

: Weather

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