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: Open University

6.40 Maths: Intermediate
Value Theorem
7.05 Reaching the Community

: Playdays

The Playbus stops today at the Playground Stop.
The children make puppets and Lizzie shows what she can do.
Dave Benson Phillips. Puppeteer: Jane Eve.
Producer Barbara Roddam (R)


Unknown: Dave Benson Phillips.
Producer: Barbara Roddam

: The Muppet Babies

When the babies decide to make lunch for nanny they find a recipe for disaster in the Captain Cook book. Created for television by Jim Henson (R)


Television By: Jim Henson

: The 8.15 from Manchester

Who are Ross and Charlotte meeting today?
OK, here goes....
Halo James and Bruno and Liz live on Radio 1, a 'Young Musician', Martin Roberts with advice on circus training, The Defenders of the Earth, Rude Dog and the Dweebs. Plus the launch of the Young Guitarist of the Year competition, TV's whizziest quiz It's Tough at the Top, the drama of decision In Their Shoes and Catch the Rat!
Location director Pam O'Brien Series producer Martyn Day BBC North
0 INFORMATION: phonevote numbers: [number removed]/8/9. Calls charged at 5p


Unknown: Halo James
Musician: Martin Roberts
Director: Pam O'Brien

: Beneath the 12 Mile Reef

Robert Wagner
Pickings are poor for sponge divers Mike Petrakis and his son Tony. So the two must battle with their competitors and the elements to survive in the dangerous seas around the 12 Mile Reef.
Director Robert D Webb
0 FILMS: pages 17-20


Unknown: Robert Wagner
Unknown: Mike Petrakis
Director: Robert D Webb
Tony Petrakis: Robert Wagner
Gwyneth Rhys: Terry Moore
Mike Petrakis: Gilbert Roland
Soak: J Carrol Naish
Thomas Rhys: Richard Boone
Mama: Angela Clarke
Arnold: Peter Graves

: Weather

With Ian McCaskill.


Unknown: Ian McCaskill.


Introduced by Helen Rollason.
Provisional Timetable
12.35 Football; 1.00 News
1.05 Tennis; 1.55 Racing
2.05 Tennis; 2.25 Racing
2.35 Tennis; 2.55 Racing
3.05 Tennis; 3.25 Racing
3.35 Tennis; 3.45 Racing
4.00 Tennis; 4.55 Final Score
From Berlin.
Women's German
Graf, Sabatini, Seles and Capriati have entered.
Now at semi-final stage.
Commentators: Dan Maskell and Ann Jones.
From Newbury.
2.00 May Maiden Stakes (6f)
2.30 London Gold Cup (Handicap Stakes
Challenge Cup. 1m 3f)
3.00 Ashton Park Stakes (lm 5f 60yds)
Dual Derby winner Old Vie makes his eagerly awaited reappearance.
3.30 Winchester Handicap (6f).
Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and Jimmy Lindley.
From the Curragh.
3.50 Airlie/Coolmore Irish 2,000 Guineas (1m)
Last year British challengers filled the first four places. The prize money is IR£220,000.
Tony O'Hehir , Ted Walsh and Robert Hall.
1990 World Cup, Group E. Belgium, Spain, South Korea and Uruguay.
Reporter: Tony Gubba. Television presentation: Tennis ARD, Germany
Racing Bob Duncan/RTE, Ireland Producer Martin Hopkins Editor John Philips


Introduced By: Helen Rollason.
Commentators: Dan Maskell
Commentators: Ann Jones.
Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Jimmy Lindley.
Unknown: Tony O'Hehir
Unknown: Ted Walsh
Unknown: Robert Hall.
Reporter: Tony Gubba.

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Stay Tooned!

This week Tony Robinson joins Bugs Bunny,
Roadrunner, Daffy Duck and Wile E Coyote to pay tribute to ace cartoon-maker Chuck Jones.
Videotape editor Roy Demery Producer Nick Jones


Unknown: Tony Robinson
Unknown: Chuck Jones.
Editor: Roy Demery
Producer: Nick Jones

: The Flying Doctors

An Australian drama series.
Geoff is annoyed when a young woman recuperating from a stroke refuses to help herself and decides he has to be cruel to be kind.
DJ's courting of Soula hits a rocky patch.


Dr Geoff Standish: Robert Grubb
Dr Chris Randall: Liz Burch
Kate Wellings: Lenore Smith
Sam Patterson: Peter O'Brien
Emma Patterson: Rebecca Gibney
Violet Carnegie: Pat Evison
Vic Buckley: Maurie Fields
DJ: George Kapiniaris
Soula Polites: Anita Cerdic
Stewart Collins: Mark Lee
Gina Collins: Kim Trengrove

: Opportunity Knocks

Starring Les Dawson
Judge the seven acts on tonight's show then cast your telephone vote for the one that impressed you most.
Guest artist: Matt Mudd.
VOTING: if you wish to vote for an act phone Act 1: [number removed] Act 2: [number removed] Act 3: [number removed] Act 4: [number removed] Act 5: [number removed] Act 6: [number removed] Act 7: [number removed]
A 12-second call costs approximately 5p from anywhere in the UK.


Presenter: Les Dawson
Performer: Matt Mudd
Programme consultant: Hughie Green
Programme associate: Garry Chambers
Musical director: John Coleman
Staging: Di Cooke
Designer: John Anderson
Production: Stewart Morris

: Three Up Two Down

A comedy by Richard Ommanney.
While Angie is psyching herself up for her commercial test. Daphne is also preparing for something very important, and has Sam's full support.
Designer Mary Greaves
Producer/Director John B Hobbs (R)


Writer: Richard Ommanney.
Designer: Mary Greaves
Producer/Director: John B Hobbs
Daphne: Angela Thorne
Sam: Michael Elphick
Angie: Lysette Anthony
Nick: Ray Burdis
Lizzy: Caroline Dennis
Polly: Janet Rawson
Debbie: Shirley Cheriton
Larry: John Cassady
Camera assistant: John Hoye
Driving examiner: Mike Lewin
Policeman: David Hopkins

: Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit

Raymond Burr Barbara Hale
Writer David Hall , 'king' of the murder mystery, meets an untimely end in a ghost-ridden resort hotel and Mason's old friend, publisher Jordan White , is accused of the crime.
Director Richard Lang
0 FEATURE: page 14
0 FILMS: pages 17-20


Unknown: Raymond Burr
Unknown: Barbara Hale
Unknown: David Hall
Unknown: Jordan White
Director: Richard Lang
Perry Mason: Raymond Burr
Della Street: Barbara Hale
Paul Drake Jr: William Katt
Jordan White: Robert Stack
Maura: Leigh Taylor-Young
Andrew Lloyd: Dwight Schultz
Michael Reston: David Ogden Stiers
David Hall: Matthew Faison

: News and Sport

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Casualty

A drama series.
Episode by Margaret Phelan.
There are problems at the hospital's charity ball and a young girl faces a race to get treatment. Add some overworked doctors and you have a typical casualty night shift.
Series created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin
Producer Peter Norris
Director Sue Butterworth (R)


Unknown: Margaret Phelan.
Unknown: Jeremy Brock
Unknown: Paul Unwin
Producer: Peter Norris
Director: Sue Butterworth
Katie: Michelle Valle
Rosie Wendy Van: Der Plank
Avril Maitland: Kathleen Byron
Ivor Maitland: Edward Jewesbury
Charlie: Derek Thompson
Des: Peter Ledbury
Daniel: Adam Wayne
Liam: James Valle
Valerie Sinclair: Susan Franklyn
Jimmy Powell: Robson Green
Julie Stevens: Vivienne McKone
Alex Spencer: Belinda Davison
Cyril Spencer: Eddie Nestor
Dr Lucy Perry: Tam Hoskyns
Megan: Brenda Fricker
Simon Warwick: Tom Marshall
Franny: Susan Edmonstone
Lisa Duffin: Cathy Shipton
Mrs Grady: Jean Heywood
Dan Dryden: Lain Lauchlan
Sarah Dryden: Sarah Sutton
Richard Godley: John Elmes
Pete Roberts: Bryan Coyle
Mr Reed: Patrick Connor
Mr Lewis: Christopher Villiers
Keith: Geoffrey Leesley
Steve: Russel Gleed
Bobby French: Graeme du Fresne
Paediatric registrar: Jonathan Caplan

: Paramount City

Host Arthur Smith presents a late-night cabaret, featuring one of America's strangest and most original stand-up comedians,
Emo Philips , with the very best of British comedy and music. With Steve Coogan and, from the USA, Fred Stoller. Director David G Croft Producers Juliet Blake and Trevor Hopkins
A Consolidated Comedy Division production for BBCtv


Unknown: Emo Philips
Unknown: Steve Coogan
Unknown: Fred Stoller.
Director: David G Croft
Producers: Juliet Blake

: Silver Bears

Michael Caine
Cybill Shepherd
The money is hot, the tricksters are cool and the comedy is quick-silver fast! Sent from Las Vegas to supervise a 'friendly' Swiss bank for Mafia money, financial genius
Doc Fletcher is horrified to find that his contact in Lugano - an impoverished Italian prince - has misspent the money in the hope of making a fortune from a silver mine. To save himself from the Mafia's wrath,
Fletcher embarks on a plan of financial cross and double-cross.
Director Ivan Passer
0 FILMS: pages 17-20


Unknown: Michael Caine
Unknown: Cybill Shepherd
Unknown: Doc Fletcher
Director: Ivan Passer
Doc Fletcher: Michael Caine
Debbie Luckman: Cybill Shepherd
Prince di Siracusa: Louis Jourdan
Shireen Firdaus: Stephane Audran
Agha Firdausi: David Warner
Donald Luckman: Tom Smothers
Joe Fiore: Martin Balsam
Albert Fiora: Jay Leno
Marvin Skinner: Tonz Mascia
Henry Foreman: Joss Ackland
Charles Cook: Charles Gray

: Weather

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