Roll on down to Bedrock to meet that most modern of Stone Age families. The Gruesomes (R)
Laurie Mayer and Jill Dando with the most comprehensive news programme available in the morning.
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Weather followed by Open Air
Jayne Irving meets Tony Soper , television's top birdman, and invites your calls about his new BBC2 series Go Birding.
Join in on [number removed]. Producer ROGER WILKES
Editor SUSAN L. WOODWARD BBC North West
Daily debate, interesting argument and topical talk.
Join Robert Kilroy-Silk and his studio audience. Deputy editor LIZ BARRON Editor JO SANDILANDS
A Kilroy Television production for BBCtv
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Weather followed by Going for Gold
(Shoum yesterday at 1.50pm)
Introduced by Simon Parkin and starting with Ptaybtw
Where Humphrey and Wobble Clown join
Trish Cooke , Simon Davies and Sarah Davison to tell the story:
Things That Go Boing in the Night by Sheila Hyde. Music RICHARD BROWN Producer ANN REAY Director SUE PETO
The adventures of the family of monsters that live in Loch Ness and their friends Elspeth and Angus.
You'll Never Find a Nessie in the Zoo (R)
With Nerys Hughes. Producer RALPH ROLLS
A Forge production for BBCtv
Weather followed by Open Air
With Gloria Hunniford and Jayne Irving. Question Time's new chairman, Peter Sissons , and editor Barbara Maxwell take your calls. Tony Soper visits the Martin Mere Wild Fowl Refuge in Lancashire, while Gloria steps out in style with Selina Scott and Jeff Banks at The Clothes Show Live Exhibition at Olympia. And from the USA, Elaine Lipworth reports on what Americans will be viewing over Christmas.
Weather followed by Daytime Live
With Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers. Including the latest entertainment news with Simon Potter in Main Event. Plus the weekend gardening guide.
With Philip Hayton. Weather Bill Giles
Is Paul having a dangerous liaison? Gail is determined to find out.
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Starring and In the VIP lounge at London Airport a group of passengers assembles en route for New York. When fog descends, the enforced overnight stay at the airport hotel dramatically alters the plans of each of the travellers, creating tensions and personal dramas among the 'VIP' jet set.
Screenplay by TERENCE RATTIGAN
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Duchess of Brighton:
Introduced by Andy Crane and starting with
Why are our eyes different colours? Who first made ice-cream? And Jo meets an elephant.
With Simon Davies
Diane-Louise Jordan and Jo Koma.
Director STEVE HOCKING
Producer ALISON STEWART
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Aunt Pruney sends Dark Paw back in time to prevent the building of the Totem Bear.
Watch the show this week and see fabulous top pop star Joan Van Snood or, if you prefer, rearrange the letters and watch Jason Donovan ! He'll be appearing with the usual gang - CD, Captain
Plughole, Boy Plunger, Bob Hopeless , the Name That
Thing contestants - be there or be square.
With Gideon Escott , Robert Harley , Robin Kingsland ,
Caroline Leddy , Lisa Maxwell and Nick Wilton.
Director ANNE GILCHRIST
Producer TREVOR MCCALLUM
Helen Rollason and Roger Finn keep you up to date with events making the news in Britain and around the world. Producer SUSIE STAPLES
Series producer NICK HEATHCOTE
Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker host television's top record-breaking show.
Life has its ups and downs as Cheryl travels to Niagara Falls to meet the man who's the world's fastest with a yoyo, and Roy tops the pyramid with a motorcycle display team who are the world's oldest! Meanwhile, back in the studio, Richard Cobbing 's up, down and head over heels in pursuit of a world record on the trampoline.
Director ADRIAN MILLS Producer GREG CHILDS
Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart present the latest news from Britain and around the world with a team of BBC reporters at home and abroad.
Weather Bernard Davey
Van Morrison and pop star Cliff Richard are among Terry's guests at the Television Theatre tonight.
Director TOM CORCORAN Producer JANE O'BRIEN
Executive producer PETER ESTALL
Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett.
Join Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett in a laughter-filled celebration of their 22-year association.
Messrs Barker and Corbett have chosen their personal favourites from the many hilarious sketches and songs they have performed together over the years.
With Michael Nightingale and Wanda Ventham , Ronnie Hazlehurst and his Orchestra, and the Fred Tomlinson Singers. Written by IAN DAVIDSON.
PAUL GILLETT. DAVID
RENWICK PETER ROBINSON. PETER VINCENT and GERALD WILEY (R)
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Written by Raymond Allen from stories by Michael Crawford. Starring and Dance staged by JOANNE ROBINSON Music by JACK EMBLOW
Designer RICHARD MORRIS
Produced bySYDNEY LOTTERBY (R)
With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weekend Weather Bernard Davey
First in a three-part series.
Screenplay by Ted Whitehead from the novel Gorsaga by Maureen Duffy. and 'Mary has given birth. Not just to a baby ... but to a species.' Edward Forester types this entry into his computer in elation but how long will this 'species' survive?
Music by HANS ZIMMER Producer SALLY HEAD
Director PHILIP SAVILLE (R)
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As Europe's leaders gather for the summit this weekend in Strasbourg, David Dimbleby presents a special programme to mark a critical turning point in Europe's history.
A new power is emerging - a greater Germany - as the events of the last few weeks have dramatically underlined. The implications - political, economic and military - are enormous.
How should the people of Britain assess the new
Germany, and what should this country do to shape what is now at stake -
Editor GLENWYN BENSON
Starring with and Billy Young, a hired gunman making his escape from
Mexico, meets up with Kane, a man hunting for the murderer of his son.
When Kane becomes marshal of Lordsburg in New Mexico, Billy finds himself faced with a choice - between his former life on the wrong side of the law and the job as Kane's deputy.
Screenplay by BURT KENNEDY based on the novel
Who Rides with Wyatt by WILL HENRY Produced by MAX YOUNGSTEIN Directed by BURT KENNEDY
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