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: Open University

6.40 Maths: Shrinking
7.05 Computing: Relational

: Playdays

The Playbus stops at the Dot Stop, where nine is the number for Dot today and nine is the number to keep Dash away. Storyteller: lain Lauchlan
Music Paul Reade
Producer Michael Cole (R)


Music: Paul Reade
Producer: Michael Cole
Dot: Eithne Hannigan

: The Muppet Babies

The babies are singing the rainy day blues until Nanny sparks their imagination with an indoor activity book. Created for television by Jim Henson (R)


Television By: Jim Henson

: The 8.15 from Manchester

Charlotte Hindle shares a pizza with Jim 'Mr Muppet ' Henson who will be working with the Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles. Meanwhile,
Ross King compares beehive hairstyles with those of the legendary band, the B-52's. There's also rapping 'n' scratching with Rapattack, billing 'n' cooing with Photoromance and slipping 'n' sliding with television's whizziest quiz, It's Tough at the Top, and Martin Roberts checks out Junior Motorsport. Series producer Martyn Day Editor Edward Pugh BBC North


Unknown: Mr Muppet
Unknown: Ross King
Unknown: Martin Roberts
Editor: Edward Pugh

: The Magic of Lassie

James Stewart Mickey Rooney
Taken away from her proud owner by a dishonest businessman, Lassie is forced to make a perilous escape across the rugged west. The score is by the award-winning team of Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman who were responsible for the music in Mary Poppins.
Director Don Chaffey 9 FILMS: pages 17-20


Unknown: James Stewart
Unknown: Mickey Rooney
Unknown: Richard M Sherman
Unknown: Robert B Sherman
Unknown: Mary Poppins.
Director: Don Chaffey
Clovis Mitchell: James Stewart
Gus: Mickey Rooney
Alice: Alice Faye
Jamison: Pernell Roberts
Kelly: Stephanie Zimbalist
Chris: Michael Sharrett

: Weather

With Bill Giles.


Unknown: Bill Giles.


Introduced by Bob Wilson. Provisional Timetable
12.35 Football
1.00 News
1.05 Golf; 1.25 Racing
1.35 Boxing
1.55 Racing
2.05 Boxing
2.25 Racing
2.35 Boxing; 3.00 Golf
3.50 Racing; 4.00 Golf
4.50 Final Score
From Wentworth.
Coverage of the Volvo PGA Championships. Commentators:
Harry Carpenter , Peter Alliss , Bruce Critchley , Clive Clark , Alex Hay and Mike Hughesdon.
From Reading.
Gary Stretch and Tony Collins are the featured fighters live this afternoon. Commentator: Jim Neilly.
From Haydock Park.
1.30 Mail on Sunday
3-Year-Old Series Handicap (llhm)
2.00 Sandy Lane Stakes (6f)
2.30 Tote Credit Silver Bowl (Handicap. 1m 40yds) Commentators:
Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and Jimmy Lindley. From the Curragh.
3.55 Goffs Irish 1,000 Guineas (1m). Commentators:
Tony O'Hehir , Ted Walsh and Robert Hall.
1990 World Cup
Group C: Brazil, Sweden, Costa Rica and Scotland.
Archie Macpherson. Television presentation: Golf John Shrewsbury Boxing Bob Duncan Racing Chris Lewis
Producer Martin Hopkins Editor John Philips


Introduced By: Bob Wilson.
Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Peter Alliss
Unknown: Bruce Critchley
Unknown: Clive Clark
Unknown: Alex Hay
Unknown: Mike Hughesdon.
Unknown: Gary Stretch
Unknown: Tony Collins
Commentator: Jim Neilly.
Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Jimmy Lindley.
Unknown: Tony O'Hehir
Unknown: Ted Walsh
Unknown: Robert Hall.
Unknown: Archie MacPherson.

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: SOS Star Awards 1990

Sarah Greene and Phillip Schofield host this special awards show presented by the BBC in association with the Stars Organisation for Spastics. Nominations for each of the eight awards are chosen by children. Find out who wins the top man and top woman in the television categories; who is the top pop act and top sports star; which is the favourite television programme, and who got the most votes for favourite expert. In addition there's the SOS Special Award which will be presented to someone who has overcome a handicap or helped handicapped people. Jonathan Ross and Ben Elton are among the celebrities appearing on the show.
Executive producer Chris Bellinger
Producer Angela Sharp
• COVER STORY: page 10


Unknown: Sarah Greene
Unknown: Phillip Schofield
Unknown: Jonathan Ross
Unknown: Ben Elton
Producer: Chris Bellinger
Producer: Angela Sharp
Unknown: Phillip Schofield

: Opportunity Knocks

Starring Les Dawson Guest artist: Helouise. Programme consultant Hughie Green
Programme associate Garry Chambers
Musical director John Coleman Staging Di Cooke
Designer John Anderson Producer Stewart Morris
0 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-seccnd call costs approximately 5pfrom anywhere in the UK.


Director: John Coleman

: Takeover Bid

Starring Bruce Forsyth First in a new series of a unique game show.
Contestants are given prizes and then bid to take over those prizes from each other.
With Claire Sutton. Creators Terry Mardell and John Lyons
Music Ian Wilson and Bruce Forsyth Programme associates
Wally Malston and Colin Edmonds Cryptic questions Norman Beedle Designer Paul Haines
Producer/Director David Taylor


Unknown: Bruce Forsyth
Unknown: Claire Sutton.
Unknown: Terry Mardell
Unknown: John Lyons
Music: Ian Wilson
Unknown: Wally Malston
Unknown: Colin Edmonds
Unknown: Norman Beedle
Designer: Paul Haines
Director: David Taylor

: Three Up, Two Down

A comedy series by Richard Ommanney.
Nanny Parker 's invitation to lunch in Cheltenham includes Sam, much to Daphne's consternation.
Designer Mary Greaves
Producer/Director John B Hobbs (R)


Unknown: Richard Ommanney.
Unknown: Nanny Parker
Designer: Mary Greaves
Director: John B Hobbs
Daphne: Angela Thorne
Sam: Michael Elphick
Angie: Lysette Anthony
Nick: Ray Burdis
Baby Joe: Shaun Andrew Birrell
Wilf: John Grillo
Nanny Parker: Dulcie Gray
Billy Finn: Richard Steele
George: Timothy Bentinck
Delivery man: Nick Mercer
Giseard: Les Clack
Maitre d': Brian Quinlan

: Jaws 2

Starring Roy Scheider
The holiday resort of Amity Island is again preparing for the big summer rush of tourists, all unaware of what's lurking under the sea.
Director Jeannot Szwarc
W FILMS: pages 17-20


Unknown: Roy Scheider
Director: Jeannot Szwarc
Chief Brody: Roy Scheider
Ellen Brody: Lorraine Gary
Mayor Vaughn: Murray Hamilton

: News and Sport

With Martyn Lewis. Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Casualty

A drama series.
Episode by Ginnie Hole.
A young mother choosing between her career and her son's illness, a series of racial assaults and a man waiting for a heart bypass are the ingredients in tonight's casualty shift.
Series created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin
Producer Peter Norris
Director Andrew Morgan (R)


Unknown: Jeremy Brock
Unknown: Paul Unwin
Producer: Peter Norris
Director: Andrew Morgan
Vijesh Patel: Dinesh Shukla
Simon: Chris Gascoyne
Wayne: Tip Tipping
Sheila: Sally Sanders
Bharat Patel: Badi Uzzaman
Dawm: Elaine Donnelly
Ken: Tim Healy
Debbie: Emily Kehoe
Mr Flannagan: Julian Fellowes
Valerie Sinclair: Susan Franklyn
Jimmy Poivell: Robson Green
Charlie Fairhead: Derek Thompson
Lily: Susan Colverd
Cyril James: Eddie Nestor
Dr Lucy Perry: Tam Hoskyns
Julie Stevens: Vivienne McKone
Megan Roach: Brenda Fricker
Alex Spencer: Belinda Davison
Came: Lia Williams
Sam: William Phillips
Danny Gardiner: Steve Edwards
LisaDuffin: Cathy Shipton
Nev Jamieson: Burt Caesar
Major: Oliver Ford Davies
Offenbach: Andrew Robertson
Mark's mother: Paula Jacobs
Josh: Ian Bleasdale
Mark: Ian Sandy
Secretary: Emma London
Dr Suni: Dev Sagoo
Policeman: Joshua Richards
Registrar: Graham Blockey
Leena Patel: Hebe Chitnis

: Paramount City

Host Arthur Smith presents a night of whacky comedy entertainment, featuring American comedienne
Danitra Vance , and music from the B-52's.
With Steve Coogan , Jack Dee and Chris Langham. Director David G Croft Producers Juliet Blake and Trevor Hopkins
A Consolidated Comedy Division production for BBCtv


Unknown: Danitra Vance
Unknown: Steve Coogan
Unknown: Jack Dee
Unknown: Chris Langham.
Director: David G Croft
Producers: Juliet Blake

: The Family Way

Starring Hayley Mills Hywel Bennett
Arthur and Jenny's wedding day ends in a rowdy reception. The next day their honeymoon falls through when the travel agent runs off with the money.
John and Roy Boulting
0 FILMS: pages 7-20


Unknown: Hayley Mills
Unknown: Hywel Bennett
Unknown: Roy Boulting
Jenny: Hayley Mills
Arthur: Hywel Bennett
Ezra: John Mills

: Weather

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