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: Janosch's Story Time

Cartoon. 'I'm going to build a house', says Schnuddel. But when he comes to the garden, the trouble begins! (R)

: Breakfast Serials

The last of six serials in six different styles.
The Kitchen Crew. Farewell!
Cheapo TV. The budget runs out.
Single Tales. Barbara's big day.
Zounds. Carol escapes!
Runners. The running is over. Tom and Louise face the truth.
NiceChap. Will Suzie sacrifice everything for a happy ending? With Caroline Berry ,
John Biggins , Lucy Jenkins , William Petrie and Elizabeth Spriggs.


Unknown: Caroline Berry
Unknown: John Biggins
Unknown: Lucy Jenkins
Unknown: William Petrie
Unknown: Elizabeth Spriggs.

: Babar

Animated version of the classic children's story of Babar the elephant.

: BraveStarr: The Little Lie That Grew

Cartoon space adventure with Marshal BraveStarr. (R)

: Gone Live!

In a special end-of-the-year show there's cartoon action with the Teenage Mutant
Turtles and The Raccoons. In a celebrity Double Dare, host Peter Simon referees the contest between
Kate Lonergan with Danny John-Jules (Marian and Barrington from
Maid Marian and Her Merry Men) and boxing hero Frank Bruno with Radio l's Jakki Brambles. At 10.00am there's Scrooge, a Christmas extravaganza with only a passing resemblance to the novel by Charles Dickens ! Christmas Future NORMSKI
Presented by Sarah Greene and Phillip Schofield , featuring Trevor and Simon. With music from the Hothouse Flowers and Twenty 4 Seven. Director Peter Leslie
Producer David Mercer


Unknown: Peter Simon
Unknown: Kate Lonergan
Unknown: Danny John-Jules
Unknown: Maid Marian
Unknown: Frank Bruno
Unknown: Jakki Brambles.
Novel By: Charles Dickens
Presented By: Sarah Greene
Presented By: Phillip Schofield
Director: Peter Leslie
Producer: David Mercer
Sarah Scrooge: Sarah Greene
Phil Scratchit: Phillip Schofield
Narrators: Trevor Neal
Narrators: Simon Hickson
Policeman: Peter Simon
Mrs Scratckit: Emma Forbes
Charity worker: Sonia
Tiny Gordon: Gordon The Gopher
Jacob Marley: Rowland Rivron
Christmas Past: Norman Lovett
Christmas Present: Susie Blake

: FILM Labyrinth

Starring David Bowie Jennifer Connelly
Driven to distraction by her bawling baby brother, Sarah calls on the goblins to take him away. To her amazement they do, and she has 13 hours to solve the mystery of the Labyrinth and save Toby from becoming a goblin forever. The Goblin King, David Bowie , also provides the soundtrack.
Director Jim Henson


Unknown: David Bowie
Unknown: Jennifer Connelly
Unknown: David Bowie
Director: Jim Henson
Jareth King of the Goblins: David Bowie
Sarah: Jennifer Connelly
Toby: Toby Froud
Stepmother: Shelley Thompson
Father: Christopher Malcolm
Fairy: Natalie Finland
Hoggle: Brian Henson
Ludo: Ron Mueck
Sir Didymus: David Shaughnessy
Worm: Timothy Bateson
Wiseman: Michael Hordern

: Weather

With Ian McCaskill.


Unknown: Ian McCaskill.

: Grandstand

Introduced by Bob Wilson. Provisional Timetable
12.20 Athletics
12.30 Cricket
12.55 Racing; 1.10 News
1.25 Racing; 1.40 Athletics
1.55 Racing
2.10 Rugby League
3.50 Football half-times
4.00 Athletics
4.35 Final Score
Cricket: Second Test
Australia v England
Highlights of the fourth day's play from Melbourne.
Rugby League
Whole of the second semi-final for the Regal Trophy, live.
Commentary by Ray French .
County Durham International Cross-Country Races.
Commentary by Brendan Foster and Paul Dickenson.
From Newbury.
1.00 L'Oreal Handicap Hurdle (2m 100yds)
1.30 Challow Hurdle
(2½m 120yds)
2.00 Save and Prosper
Mandarin Handicap Chase (3m 2f 82yds)
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson , Richard Pitman and Peter Scudamore.


Introduced By: Bob Wilson.
Commentary By: Ray French
Commentary By: Brendan Foster
Commentary By: Paul Dickenson.
Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Julian Wilson
Commentary By: Richard Pitman
Commentary By: Peter Scudamore.

: News

With Chris Lowe.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Flight of the Navigator

First network showing of this family fantasy, starring Joey Cramer
On 4 July 1978, 12-year-old
David Freeman takes a tumble and awakes in an altered world. Meanwhile Nasa scientists discover a mysterious alien spacecraft. Can there be a link?
Director Randal Hleiser
● FILMS: pages 51-64


Unknown: Joey Cramer
Unknown: David Freeman
Director: Randal Hleiser
David Freeman: Joey Cramer
Helen Freeman: Veronica Cartwright
Bill Freeman: Cliff de Young
Carolyn McAdams: Sarah Jessica Parker
Jeff: Matt Adler
Dr Faraday: Howard Hesseman

: Telly Addicts

Noel Edmonds puts children's favourites, past and present, to a test on the subject of children's TV. His party guests are Leslie Crowther , Tony Hart , Jenny Powell ,
John Craven , Jenny Hanley , Andi Peters , Brian Cant and Cheryl Baker. Director Nick Hurran
Producer Richard L Lewis


Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: Leslie Crowther
Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Jenny Powell
Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Jenny Hanley
Unknown: Andi Peters
Unknown: Cheryl Baker.
Director: Nick Hurran
Producer: Richard L Lewis

: Challenge Anneka

Two sisters, a ballroom, and magic shoes are on Anneka Rice's shopping list as she races against the clock.
0 CHALLENGES: if you have a challenge, write to Challenge Anneka. Mentom Enterprises. 138 Wardour Street, London W1V 3AV.

: Thirty Years of the Royal Variety Performance

Bruce Forsyth takes a nostalgic look back at some of the memorable moments that have highlighted the last 30 years of this annual show business celebration, and those that have been honoured by the presence of HM the Queen and HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and other members of the Royal Family.
Artists include:
Arthur Askey , Rowan Atkinson , Shirley Bassey , the Beatles,
Victor Borge , Max Bygraves , Maurice Chevalier ,
Perry Como , Paul Daniels , Sammy Davis Jr,
Marlene Dietrich , Dame Edna Everage , Gracie Fields ,
Bud Flanagan , Larry Hagman , Frankie Howerd , Danny Kaye , Liberace, Mary Martin , Steptoe and Son, Torvill and Dean, Andy Williams and Mike Yarwood.
Producer/Editor Yvonne Littlewood
In association with the Entertainment
Artistes' Benevolent Fund charity, to which artists donate their services.


Unknown: Bruce Forsyth
Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: Rowan Atkinson
Unknown: Shirley Bassey
Unknown: Victor Borge
Unknown: Max Bygraves
Unknown: Maurice Chevalier
Unknown: Perry Como
Unknown: Paul Daniels
Unknown: Marlene Dietrich
Unknown: Dame Edna Everage
Unknown: Gracie Fields
Unknown: Bud Flanagan
Unknown: Larry Hagman
Unknown: Frankie Howerd
Unknown: Danny Kaye
Unknown: Mary Martin
Unknown: Andy Williams
Unknown: Mike Yarwood.
Editor: Yvonne Littlewood

: News and Sport

With Chris Lowe.
Weather Ian McCaskill
0 NEWS BY TELEPHONE: if you can't reach a television or radio. BBC News can be heard between 5.00am and
8.00pm by dialling 0[number removed].
Calls cost 33p per minute (cheap rate). and 44p at all other times.
0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES (news only)


Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Moonstruck

Film. First showing on network television, starring Cher, Nicolas Cage
Loretta Castorini is a dowdy widow, engaged to the timid Johnny Cammareri. In Johnny's absence she tries to mend the bad blood between her fiance and his brother Ronny and under the light of the fullest of moons, finds herself falling head over heels in love with the passionate young man. This acclaimed romantic comedy won three Oscars.
FILMS: pages 51-64

10.05pm BBC1 A new moon means new romance for widow-in-love Cher when she falls for Nicolas Cage, in Norman Jewison's much-acclaimed romantic comedy. But the movie also signalled an end to Cher's struggle for recognition as an actress when she struck gold, alongside best supporting actress Olympia Dukakis, and won an Oscar for her performance as the wisecracking Loretta. After receiving Hollywood's ultimate accolade, Cher returned to her first love - singing - and two hit singles later, she is the undisputed queen of the comeback.


Screenplay: John Patrick Shanley
Director: Norman Jewison
Loretta Castorini: Cher
Ronny Cammareri: Nicolas Cage
Rose Castorini: Olympia Dukakis
Cosmo Castorini: Vincent Gardenia
Johnny Cammareri: Danny Aiello
Rita Cappomaggi: Julie Bovasso
Perry: John Mahoney
Raymond Cappomaggi: Louis Guss

: Barry Norman's Films of the Year

What has 1990 been like in the cinema? What trends have emerged? The year of hype, for films like Dick Tracy and Teenage Mutant Ninja
Turtles, but also of surprises like Pretty Woman and Ghost. Barry Norman looks at the best and worst moments of the movie year, and three lucky Radio Times readers will discover if they have won free cinema-going for the whole of 1991. Director Shaun Williams
Producer Bruce Thompson
0 BARRY NORMAN : page 51


Unknown: Dick Tracy
Unknown: Barry Norman
Director: Shaun Williams
Producer: Bruce Thompson
Unknown: Barry Norman

: Man without a star

Starring Kirk Douglas Jeanne Crain
Veteran cowpuncher Dempsey Rae sets about making a man out of a kid who has left home to become a cowboy. Dempsey protects him when he is falsely accused of murder and they head for the Big Triangle
Ranch, looking for work. Its new owner, the determined
Reed Bowman , has plans which look like starting a range war.
Director King Vidor
0 FILMS: pages 51-64


Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Unknown: Jeanne Crain
Unknown: Reed Bowman
Dempsey Roe: Kirk Douglas
Reed Bowman: Jeanne Crain
Idonee: Claire Trevor
Jeff jimson: William Campbell
Strap Davis: Jay C Fuppen
Tess Cassidy: Myrna Hansen
Moccasin Mary: Mara Corday
Bill Cassidy: Eddy C Waller
Steve Miles: Richard Boone

: Weather

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