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: Open University

6.40 Third World Studies: The Plough and the Hoe 7.05 Maths: Shrinking Polygons

: Pinocchio

Cartoon adventures of the long-nosed puppet boy. Pinocchio says that one day he will be able to fly like the birds, but he soon realises that legs are far safer than wings.

: Kissyfur

Life with Kissyfur, the cartoon bear.
The Birds and the Bears The swamp children run into trouble when a joy ride on the river becomes a struggle against raging rapids and hungry swamp alligators.

: The 8.15 from Manchester

The 8.15 is joined this morning by the American band New Kids on the Block, Linda Hartley (Kerry Bishop of Neighbours), the Definition of Sound, pop singer Sonia, poet John Hegley and manager of Oldham Athletic football club, Joe Royle , making his acting debut! There's cartoon fun with Ewoks and the Killer Tomatoes. And the spooks from
Rentaghost re-materialise. Introduced by Ross King , Charlotte Hindle and Dianne Oxberry. See panel below.
Director Alan Yardley
Series producer Martyn Day


Unknown: Linda Hartley
Unknown: John Hegley
Unknown: Joe Royle
Introduced By: Ross King
Introduced By: Charlotte Hindle
Introduced By: Dianne Oxberry.
Director: Alan Yardley

: Flight of Dragons

Film. An animated adventure film.

It is a time between the waning Age of Magic and the dawning Age of Science, when wizards rule the earth and dragons rule the skies. One man is brought back from the 20th century to help a group of goodly wizards recapture the red crown that empowers the evil Ommadon.
Featuring the voices of John Ritter, James Earl Jones and Harry Morgan.

Films: pages 31-35


Peter Dickinson: John Ritter
Ommadon: James Earl Jones
Carolinus: Harry Morgan
Producer/Director: Arthur Rankin Jr
Producer/Director: Jules Bass

: Weather

: Cup Final Grandstand

Introduced from Wembley by Desmond Lynam.
Provisional Timetable
12.35 Team news
12.45 The Road to Hampden
1.00 News
1.05 The Road to Wembley
1.55 Teams' arrival 2. 15 Cup miscellany
2.40 Abide with Me
3.00 Cup Final
FA Cup Final
Nottingham Forest v Tottenham Hotspur Early team news, with contributions from Spurs striker Paul Gascoigne and Nottingham Forest manager Brian Clough and his son Nigel. Plus the story of the cup competitions north and south of the border. Kick off 3.00. Commentary by John Motson with Trevor Brooking , Jimmy Hill , Bob Wilson and Ray Stubbs. Producer Martin Hopkins Editor John Philips 0 SPORT: page 14
0 COVER STORY: page 22 0 PICTURE STORY: page 44


Unknown: Desmond Lynam.
Unknown: Paul Gascoigne
Unknown: Brian Clough
Commentary By: John Motson
Unknown: Trevor Brooking
Unknown: Jimmy Hill
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Ray Stubbs.

: Pink Panther Show

Cartoon classic.

: Regional News and Sport

0 NEWS BY TELEPHONE: BBC News can be heard between 5.00am and 8.00pm by dialling 0[number removed]. Calls are charged at 34p per minute (cheap rate). 45p at all other times.

: The Flying Doctors

More adventures with the Australian airborne medics.
Breaking a Drought. Coopers Crossing bakes in the sun and the dams run dry leaving Sam and Emma facing ruin on their new farm. Dougie visits his cousin and nearly causes a disaster. Meanwhile, Marty and Paula are left in charge of Vic's pub, which results in it being practically demolished.


Dr Geoff Standish: Robert Grubb
Dr Chris Randall: Liz Burch
Kate Wellings: Leonore Smith
Sam Patterson: Peter O'Brien
Emma Patterson: Rebecca Gibney
Paula Patterson: Vikki Blanche
DJ: George Kapiniaris
Maggie Hutton: Marie Redshaw
Marty Jarvis: Mark Neal
Sergeant Carruthers: Terry Gill
Vic Buckley: Maurie Fields
Dougie: Warren Owens
Venus: Tracy Harvey

: That's Showbusiness

Join in the fun and test your knowledge of showbiz as Gloria Hunniford welcomes
EastEnder Wendy Richard and Carry On star
Barbara Windsor , while Kenny Everett is joined by Irish actor Bryan Murray and humorist Barry Cryer.
Producer Peter Hamilton


Unknown: Gloria Hunniford
Unknown: Wendy Richard
Unknown: Barbara Windsor
Unknown: Kenny Everett
Unknown: Bryan Murray
Unknown: Barry Cryer.
Producer: Peter Hamilton

: You Gotta Be Jokin'

The team work their way energetically through a host of impressions and a long line-up of characters in the fastest half hour on TV. With
Shane Richards , Billy Pearce , George Marshall , Maddi Cryer and Annette Law.
Director/Producer Bill Wilson


Unknown: Shane Richards
Unknown: Billy Pearce
Unknown: George Marshall
Unknown: Maddi Cryer
Unknown: Annette Law.
Producer: Bill Wilson

: Columbo: How to Dial Murder

Peter Falk
Nicol Williamson
Noted psychologist and mind-control expert Dr Eric Mason uses his special skills to commit a bizarre murder. The question in Lieutenant
Columbo's mind is why the victim's two loveable
Dobermans would attack someone they knew.
Screenplay Tom Lazarus
Director James Frawley


Unknown: Peter Falk
Unknown: Dr Eric Mason
Unknown: Tom Lazarus
Director: James Frawley
Lieutenant Columbo: Peter Falk
Dr Eric Mason: Nicol Williamson
Miss Cochrane: Tricia O'Neill
Joanne: Nichols KimcAttrall
Dr Charles Hunter: Joel Fabiani

: One Foot in the Grave: Alive and Buried

Starring Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie
"Somebody stood up for me on the bus today. Looked at me as if I was some sort of living skeleton - dangling from the handrail."

(Teletext subtitles: page 888)


Writer: David Renwick
Director/Producer: Susan Belbin
Victor Meldrew: Richard Wilson
Margaret Meldrew: Annette Crosbie
Mrs Inglis: Susie Blake
Mrs Jellis: Valerie Minifie

: News and Sport

With Martyn Lewis.
Weather Ian McCaskill
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Casualty

Drama series.
Penalty. It's a big day for
Holby City in the Cup, and also for Megan as she buries a loved one. Charlie has to deal with the repercussions of both and he's not helped by the new registrar.
Producer Peter Norris
Director Michael Owen Morris 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 0 DRAMA: page 6


Producer: Peter Norris
Director: Michael Owen Morris
Charlie Fairhead: Derek Thompson
Megan Roach: Brenda Fricker
LisaDuffin: Cathy Shipton
Beth Ramance: Mamta Kaash
Julian Chapman: Nigel Le Vaillant
Jimmy Powell: Robson Green
Tony Walker: Eamon Boland
Helen Green: Maggie McCarthy

: Match of the Day: the Road to Wembley FA Cup Final

Nottingham Forest v Tottenham Hotspur
Highlights of this afternoon's match. Commentary by John Motson with Trevor Brooking. Introduced by Desmond Lynam. Editor Brian Barwick
• SPORT: page 14
• FEATURE:page 22
0 PICTURE STORY: page 44


Commentary By: John Motson
Unknown: Trevor Brooking.
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.
Editor: Brian Barwick

: Cat's Eye

Drew Barrymore James Woods
A series of terrifying adventures involving a company that will stop you smoking - or kill you in the process, a gangster with a macabre sense of humour, and an evil monster behind the skirting board of a little girl's bedroom.
Screenplay Stephen King Director Lewis Teague
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 • FILMS: pages 31-35


Unknown: Drew Barrymore James Woods
Unknown: Stephen King
Director: Lewis Teague
Our girl: Drew Barrymore
Morrison: James Woods
Dr Donatti: Alan King
Cressner: Kenneth McMillan

: Weather

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