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: Crystal Tipps and Alistair

A cartoon about a girl and her dog. Crystal Tipps decides to make her own bread. (R)

: Janosch's Story Time

Cartoon. The hare with the swift shoes becomes a postman and soon everybody is writing letters. (R)

: Poddington Peas

A cartoon about a lively community of garden peas. Dump-Pea eats too much at Tea-Pea's cafe and is unable to leave through the door, so he has to stay the night and finish the washing-up. (R)

: Babar

An animated version of the classic children's story of Babar the elephant. Babar gets himself into a a pickle when he decides to take two girls to a ball.

: Breakfast Serials

Six serials in six different styles. The Kitchen Crew. The great outdoors.
Cheapo TV. Searching for a plot.
Single Tales. Beware Bazza Brown. Zounds. Sad Lady gets even sadder. Runners. When Tom and Louise join hands, an awesome power is unleashed.
NiceChap 2. Six months later, Miss Kiench returns with a dangerous plan. With Caroline Berry , John Biggins , Lucy Jenkins and William Petrie. Producer Russell Davies
Executive producer Edward Pugh


Unknown: Bazza Brown.
Unknown: Caroline Berry
Unknown: John Biggins
Unknown: Lucy Jenkins
Unknown: William Petrie.
Producer: Russell Davies
Producer: Edward Pugh

: BraveStarr: To Walk a Mile

More cartoon adventures in outer space with Marshal BraveStarr. (R)

: Going Live!

Guests include Neighbours stars Craig McLachlan and Kylie
Minogue. Lynn Faulds Wood has a Watchdog report on trainers (the footwear). Book It profiles children's writer Brian Patten and there's music from Kim Appleby , formerly of chart-topping duo Mel and Kim. Cartoon adventures continue with the Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles and The Raccoons, plus the latest pop videos and news. Don't forget the new telephone number for you to call the programme is [number removed]; lines are open from 8.30am.
Presented by Phillip Schofield and Sarah Greene , featuring Trevor and Simon and Peter Simon. Editor Chris Bellinger
0 COMPETITION ENTRIES: and letters to 'Going Liver, BBCtv, London W12 7RJ.


Unknown: Craig McLachlan
Unknown: Brian Patten
Unknown: Kim Appleby
Presented By: Phillip Schofield
Presented By: Sarah Greene
Presented By: Peter Simon.
Editor: Chris Bellinger

: Weather

With John Kettley.


Unknown: John Kettley.

: Grandstand

Introduced by Desmond Lynam. Provisional Timetable
12.20 Rugby league
12.35 Motor racing
12.55 Racing; 1.10 News
1.25 Racing; 1.40 Rugby league
1.55 Racing; 2.10 Rugby league
4.10 Rugby union; 4.40 Final Score
Rugby League
Great Britain v Australia
The First Test in the British Coal
Test series from, Wembley. Skipper Ellery Hanley 's Australian side are big, but quick. Former All Black
John Gallagher , now a Leeds man, is a guest in the Wembley studio, plus there's action from a special London v Moscow nine-a-side match. Commentary by Ray French and John Monie.
Rugby Union
Ireland v Argentina
The first major of the eight-match Digital international tour, from Landsdowne Road.
Highlights of matches with England, Scotland and the Barbarians will be shown later on BBC1.
Commentary by Bill McLaren.
From Newbury.
1.00 William Hill Handicap Stakes (6f)
1.30 Thames Valley Eggs Handicap Stakes (1m 3f)
2.00 St Simon Stakes (1'/2m)
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and Jimmy Lindley.
The Mobil 1 Rally Challenge, Round Two, from North Yorkshire. Steve Rider reports. Producer Martin Hopkins Editor John Philips


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.
Unknown: Ellery Hanley
Unknown: John Gallagher
Commentary By: Ray French
Unknown: John Monie.
Commentary By: Bill McLaren.
Unknown: William Hill
Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Julian Wilson
Commentary By: Jimmy Lindley.
Unknown: Steve Rider
Producer: Martin Hopkins
Editor: John Philips

: News

Moira Stuart presents the day's latest news from a team of BBC correspondents at home and abroad.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Regional News and Sport

0 NEWS BY TELEPHONE: if you can't reach a television or radio, BBC News can now be heard on the telephone between 5. 00am and 8. 00pm by dialling 0[number removed]. Calls are charged at 33p per minute (cheap rate), 44p at all other times.

: Stay Tooned!

Tony Robinson presents the second of two programmes featuring the famous cartoon stars of MGM, including Tom and Jerry, Spike and Tyke, and cartoons by the great Tex Avery. Producer Nick Jones


Unknown: Tony Robinson
Producer: Nick Jones

: The Noel Edmonds Saturday Roadshow

Viewers' watchdog, Mary Whitehouse, in the gunge tank?
More outrageous kids on Wait Till, plus the Gotcha Oscar that went wrong when a nude sunbather was locked out of his house.
With special guests husband and wife television presenters Keith Chegwin and Maggie Philbin. Director/Producer Michael Leggo


Unknown: Mary Whitehouse
Unknown: Gotcha Oscar
Presenters: Keith Chegwin
Presenters: Maggie Philbin.
Producer: Michael Leggo

: Every Second Counts

Paul Daniels hosts the comedy quiz show for competing couples where every second counts. Director Tony Newman Producer David Taylor
0 CONTESTANTS: any married couples who would like to join in next year's 'Every Second
Counts', write enclosing an sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Paul Daniels
Director: Tony Newman
Producer: David Taylor

: Russ Abbot

Tonight comedian Russ Abbot sorts out a marital problem by being 'rewound', performs an electric Spanish flamenco and passes messages for the 'Light Brigade'.
Special guest star Les Dennis With
Bella Emberg , Lisa Maxwell , Tom Bright and Sherrie Hewson. Director Peter Laskie Producer John Bishop


Unknown: Russ Abbot
Unknown: Bella Emberg
Unknown: Lisa Maxwell
Unknown: Tom Bright
Unknown: Sherrie Hewson.
Director: Peter Laskie
Producer: John Bishop

: In Sickness and in Health

Johnny Speight 's comedy series about an old man's struggle with the welfare state.
Warren Mitchell
Carmel McSharry
Mrs Hollingbery has forced Alf to try to save money for their wedding, which means no smoking or drinking.
Director/Producer Richard Boden


Unknown: Johnny Speight
Unknown: Warren Mitchell
Unknown: Carmel McSharry
Unknown: Mrs Hollingbery
Producer: Richard Boden
Alf Garnett: Warren Mitchell
Mrs Hollingbery: Carmel McSharry

: All Creatures Great and Small: A Grand Memory for Forgetting

A series based on the popular books by Yorkshire vet James Herriot.
Starring Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Lynda Bellingham
Siegfried finds out who shot Jacob Pearson 's dog and decides to resolve the situation by dealing with the culprit himself.
Episode written by Roger Davenport Producer Bill Sellars
Director Richard Martin


Written By: Roger Davenport
Producer: Bill Sellars
Director: Richard Martin
James: Christopher Timothy
Siegfried: Robert Hardy
Helen: Lynda Bellingham
Arthur Hardwicke: Ralph Bowland
Captain Crawford: Paul Brooke
Jacob Pearson: Douglas Ditta
Arnie Braithwaite: John Gill
Mrs Alton: Jean Heywood
Mr Hartley: Peter Martin
Hugh Crawford: Neil Nisbet
Ben Hardwicke: Carl Rae
Dennis Pratt: Ken Wynne

: News and Sport

With Michael Buerk.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Police Story: Cop Killer

From the files of Joseph Wambaugh 's Police Story, a first showing on British television of the film starring Ken Olin
Joseph Bottoms
Cops Manny Mandell and Tom Lewis are more than just partners - they're lifetime friends. So when Tom is killed in the line of duty, Manny can't re-adjust to being a cop with a new partner.
Director Larry Shaw


Unknown: Joseph Wambaugh
Unknown: Ken Olin
Unknown: Joseph Bottoms
Unknown: Cops Manny Mandell
Unknown: Tom Lewis
Director: Larry Shaw
Manny Mandell: Ken Olin
Tom Lewis: Joseph Bottoms
DeDe Mandell: Patricia Wettig
Lynn Lewis: Glynnis O'Connor
Linda Mandell: Nicky Rose
Randy Lewis: Christopher Burton
Sergeant Len Taggart: Dan Lauria
Grady Dolin: Joe Regalbuto

: Ben Elton: the Man from Auntie

A solo show with one of Britain's most controversial but popular comedians.
Director John Burrowes
Producer Geoffrey Perkins (R)


Director: John Burrowes
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

: The Lost Command

Anthony Quinn Alain Delon
After being released from a PoW camp in Indo-China, Lieutenant
Colonel Raspeguy and his French paratroopers are disbanded. Then hostilities in Algeria mean
Raspeguy's unorthodox methods are required again.
Producer/Director Mark Robson
0 FILMS: pages 29-34


Unknown: Anthony Quinn
Unknown: Alain Delon
Director: Mark Robson
Lt Col Raspeguy: Anthony Quinn
Esclavier: Alain Delon
Mahidi: George Segal
Countess de Clairetons: Michele Morgan
Boisfeuras: Maurice Ronet
Aicha: Claudia Cardinale
Ben Saad: Gregoire Asian
General Melies: Jean Servais
Merle: Maurice Sarfati
Orsini: Jean-Claude Bercq
Verte: Syl Lamont
Mayor: Jacques Marin

: Weather

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