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: Touche Turtle

Cartoon fun. Touche away! The unlikely musketeer avenges more wrongs.

: Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show

The animated adventures of Peanuts. When Sally borrows a ruler she gets in real trouble.

: Eggs'n'Baker

In the first of two programmes for Easter weekend, Cheryl Baker fills the studio with baby animals and live music from her own band Bucks Fizz. Her guest is Terry Nutkins from The Really Wild Roadshow and there are eggy games and a look at making pickles.
0 IDEAS: write to Cheryl Baker at Eggs 'n' Baker. BBCtv. PO Box 27. Manchester M60 1SJ.

Contributors

Unknown: Cheryl Baker
Unknown: Terry Nutkins
Unknown: Cheryl Baker

: BraveStarr: The Haunted Shield

More cartoon adventures in outer space. (R)

: Going Live!

Actors Jonathon Morris and Dudley Moore 'go five' this morning. Music comes from pop group
James and Roxette from Sweden, and cartoon fun from The Raccoons. There's a new series, The Attack of the Killer Tomatoes and Darren Day presents the Clockwise quiz. With
Sarah Greene and Phillip Schofield , featuring Trevor and Simon.

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathon Morris
Unknown: Dudley Moore
Unknown: Sarah Greene
Unknown: Phillip Schofield

: Weather

: Grandstand

With Desmond Lynam. Provisional Timetable
12.20 Boat race; Football; Rugby league; 12.55 News
1.00 Boat race; 1.50 Swimming
2.10 Racing; 2.25 Swimming
2.40 Racing; 2.55 Rugby league
3.40 Racing; 3.55 Rugby league
4.30 Swimming; 4.50 Final Score
Rowing
137th Oxford v
Cambridge University Boat Race from Putney, for the Beefeater Gin
Trophy. Will Cambridge improve their record?
They have won only once in the last 15 years. HRH the Princess Royal is there to see if the 'tide' changes. With Gerald Sinstadt and Chris Baillieu.
• PICTURE STORY: page 54 • SPORT: page 16
Rugby League
St Helens v Widnes
Live coverage of all of the second semi-final of the Silk Cut Challenge Cup from Central Park, Wigan. Kick-off 3.00pm. With Ray
French and Alex Murphy.
Football
A review of the home countries exploits on the road to qualification for the European
Championship in Sweden.
Swimming
Mycil World Cup from the Ponds Forge Pool in Sheffield. With Hamilton Bland and Andy Jameson.
Racing
From Haydock Park.
2.15 Matthew Peacock Novices Hurdle (2½im)
2.45 Carlisle Handicap Chase (3m)
3.45 Beamish Irish Stout
Handicap Chase (2m) Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan and Richard Pitman.

Contributors

Unknown: Desmond Lynam.
Unknown: Gerald Sinstadt
Unknown: Chris Baillieu.
Unknown: Alex Murphy.
Unknown: Andy Jameson.
Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Richard Pitman.

: Regional News and Sport

0 NEWS BY TELEPHONE: BBC
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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!

It's s Criminal Isn 't It. Tony Robinson takes a look at the world of cartoon crime.
Producer Nick Jones
(Postponed from 2 March)

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Robinson
Producer: Nick Jones

: Jim'll Fix It

Jimmy Savile makes some more dreams come true for people of all ages. Director Helen Gartell
Producer Roger Ordish
0 REQUESTS: if you have an unusual request for yourself or as a pleasant surprise for a friend, write to Jimmy Savile at BBC Centre, Wood Lane, London W12 7RJ.
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Savile
Director: Helen Gartell
Producer: Roger Ordish
Unknown: Jimmy Savile

: Little and Large

This week, Syd Little and Eddie Large stay cool and hit the nail on the head as stars of rap Vanilla Ice and M C Hammer. Also, the boys discover that booking into a hotel is not so simple. Musical guests Zucchero and Paul Young. With Maddi Cryer and Billy Pearce.
Directors Babara Jones and Peter Laskie
Producer Bill Wilson
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Syd Little
Unknown: Eddie Large
Unknown: Paul Young.
Unknown: Maddi Cryer
Unknown: Billy Pearce.
Directors: Babara Jones
Directors: Peter Laskie
Producer: Bill Wilson

: Fast Friends

A brand new game show hosted by Les Dawson where anything can happen. Two captains will select teams from 40 'friends' and then play for a fabulous holiday by answering questions in an elimination contest, winning prizes on the way. See panel below. Director Sylvie Boden Producer Stanley Appel
0 FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT: page 12 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Director: Sylvie Boden
Producer: Stanley Appel

: Police Rescue

Starring
Gary Sweet Sonia Todd
A feature-length film to launch a new drama series about
Australian police officers who daily risk their lives to save others. New recruit Georgia
Rattray becomes involved in a search for an epileptic boy lost down in the sewers as flood waters begin to rise.
(The series 'Police Rescue' begins on Wednesday 8.00pm) 0 DRAMA: page 6
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Gary Sweet
Unknown: Sonia Todd
Mickey: Gary Sweet
Georgia: Sonia Todd
Frog: Marshall Napier
Sootie: Peter Browne
Ridgy: Tim McKenzie
Adams: John Clayton
Ptomaine: Doug Scroope
Smithers: Fred Walsh
Cox: Brian Meegan
Earl: Andrew S Gilbert
Fay: Fiona Press
Des: Kerry Armstrong
Luke: Ben Watson
Brian: Dean Nottle
Mrs Harris: Judith Stratford

: News and Sport

With Michael Buerk.
Weather John Kettley
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: (news) page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Canned Carrott

Join Jasper Carrott for a 30-minute work-out as he exercises his wit taking a look at the games people play and visits the zoo to examine the dos and don'ts of being the Best Man. With Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis. Special guest Robert Powell. Director/Producer Ed Bye
Executive producer Paul Smith
A Celador production for BBCtv • TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Jasper Carrott
Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis.
Unknown: Robert Powell.
Producer: Paul Smith

: Mask

Starring Cher Eric Stoltz
At heart, Rocky Dennis is a typical American teenager. But, Rocky is very different. Hugely disfigured from a rare bone disease, he brushes off the hurtful school jokes and lives every day to the full, knowing it may be his last. Rusty Dennis CHER Screenplay Anna Hamilton Phelan
Director Peter Bogdanovich • FILMS: page 38
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Cher Eric Stoltz
Unknown: Rocky Dennis
Unknown: Rusty Dennis Cher
Director: Peter Bogdanovich
Rocky Dennis: Eric Stoltz
Gar: Sam Elliott
Evelyn: Estelle Getty
Abe: Richard Dysart
Diana: Laura Dern
Babe: Micole Mercurio
Red HARRY: Carey Jr
Dozer: Dennis Burkley
Ben ': Lawrence Monoson

: That Week in Jerusalem

Theatre director and television presenter
Ronald Eyre directs a group of actors preparing to play the major roles of Holy Week. In the last of the series, Bruce Alexander considers Judas. Director Tim Dehn
Producer Barrie Allcott

Contributors

Unknown: Ronald Eyre
Unknown: Bruce Alexander
Director: Tim Dehn
Producer: Barrie Allcott

: Look, Stranger

Music in My Pocket. Raymond Francombe , a jobbing gardener, has been composing sacred music for years - without ever hearing a note of it performed. In this film, Derek Jones gets to know
Francombe, and tries to obtain a professional assessment of his music.
Producer Christopher Mann (Rpr)

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Francombe
Unknown: Derek Jones
Producer: Christopher Mann

: Surrexit Christus Alleluia!

Worship from Taize
A musical celebration for the first hours of Easter Day from the Church of Reconciliation at the Taize community in eastern France, a place of pilgrimage for thousands of young people.
Producer David Kremer
0 RELIGION: page 8

Contributors

Producer: David Kremer

: Weather









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