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: Open University

6.40 Third World Studies: the Plough and the Hoe 7.05 Maths: Cayley's Theorem

: Pinocchio

More cartoon adventures with the puppet boy.
Pinocchio and Franco are forced to join a gang of bandits. When the bandits capture Lucy, Pinocchio has to try and convince her he is good in order to save her life.

: Kissyfur

More adventures with the cartoon bear.

: The 8.15 from Manchester

Special guest Boy George introduces his world of rhythm, rap 'n' reggae while master blaster
Norman Cook unleashes his new dance floor mega-mix of that Inspiral Carpets classic, the 8.15 title music. Ron Freethy looks for dinosaurs, while sound effects specialist
Simon Entwhistle makes music with his mouth! There are problems to solve In Their Shoes, costumes to dry in The Wetter, The Better and electronic keyboards to be won in a great competition. Rentaghost appears in its regular haunt and there's cartoon fun from the Ewoks and those Killer Tomatoes.
Presented by Ross King , Charlotte Hindle and Dianne Oxberry. Director Alex Lonsdale
Series producer Martyn Day


Introduces: Boy George
Unknown: Norman Cook
Music: Ron Freethy
Unknown: Simon Entwhistle
Presented By: Ross King
Presented By: Charlotte Hindle
Presented By: Dianne Oxberry.
Director: Alex Lonsdale

: Cartoon

From A to Zzz

: Tubby the Tuba

An animated version of the children's classic.
Even though Tubby the Tuba is a member of a great orchestra, he is unhappy with his monotonous 'oompah' sound. Narrated by Paul Tripp. Featuring the voices of Dick Van Dyke , Pearl Bailey and Hermione Gingold. Producer/Director Alexander Schure
● FILMS: pages 27-30


Unknown: Paul Tripp.
Unknown: Dick van Dyke
Unknown: Pearl Bailey
Unknown: Hermione Gingold.

: Weather

: Grandstand

Introduced by Desmond Lynam.
Provisional Timetable
12.35 Football; 1.00 News
1.05 Golf; 1.55 Racing
2.05 Motor racing; 2.25 Racing
2.35 Motor racing - BTCC
2.55 Racing; 3.05 Golf
4.25 Show jumping
Dunhill British Masters from Woburn. Can
Stephen Richardson keep up his current European form? With Steve Rider , Peter Alliss ,
Bruce Critchley , Clive Clark , Alex Hay and Mike Hughesdon.
Show Jumping
CSIO Nations Cup meeting from Hickstead. Dubai Speed Grand Prix. With Raymond Brooks -
Ward and Stephen Hadley.
Australia v England
England are in Sydney for the first match of their tour. With John Motson and Trevor Brooking.
From Lingfield Park.
2.00 Daily Mail HH and S Stakes (Handicap. I m 3f 106yds)
2.30 Daily Mail Ideal Home Games Stakes (Handicap. 7f 140yds)
3.00 Daily Mail Leisure Stakes (6f). With Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and Jimmy Lindley.
Motor Racing
Round 4 of the Esso British Touring Car Championship from
Thruxton. With
Murray Walker. Plus highlights of the Indianapolis 500. Producer Martin Hopkins Editor John Philips


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.
Unknown: Stephen Richardson
Unknown: Steve Rider
Unknown: Peter Alliss
Unknown: Bruce Critchley
Unknown: Clive Clark
Unknown: Alex Hay
Unknown: Mike Hughesdon.
Unknown: Raymond Brooks
Unknown: Stephen Hadley.
Unknown: John Motson
Unknown: Trevor Brooking.
Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Jimmy Lindley.
Unknown: Murray Walker.
Producer: Martin Hopkins
Editor: John Philips

: Regional News and Sport

& NEWS BY TELEPHONE: BBC News can be heard on the telephone 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.
Family Secrets (Part 2)
Barry Standish is held in high esteem by the residents of Coopers Crossing, but Geoff knows what his elder brother is really like. When Geoff tries to warn Kate to avoid becoming involved with him, she accuses him of possessiveness and ignores his warnings - to her cost.


Unknown: Barry Standish
Dr Geoff Standish: Robert Grubb
Dr Chris Randall: Liz Burch
Sam Patterson: Peter O'Brien
Emma Patterson: Rebecca Gibney
Paula Patterson: Vicky Blanche
Dj: George Kapiniaris
Maggie Hutton: Marie Redshaw
Barry Standish: Vince Martin
George Baxter: Bruce Barry

: That's Showbusiness

Join in the fun and test your knowledge of showbusiness as Gloria Hunniford welcomes writer/comedian
Angus Deayton and actor Leslie Grantham , while
Kenny Everett is joined by television personality Cleo Rocos and actress Gwen Taylor.
Presented by Mike Smith. Producer Peter Hamilton


Unknown: Gloria Hunniford
Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Leslie Grantham
Unknown: Kenny Everett
Unknown: Cleo Rocos
Unknown: Gwen Taylor.
Presented By: Mike Smith.
Producer: Peter Hamilton

: You Gotta Be Jokin'

See a movie in ten seconds, listen-in to a famous person's answerphone, and find out what is on offer from Beeb
Records. With Shane Richie ,
Billy Pearce , George Marshall , Maddi Cryer and Annette Law. Director Tony Newman Producer Bill Wilson


Unknown: Shane Richie
Unknown: Billy Pearce
Unknown: George Marshall
Unknown: Maddi Cryer
Unknown: Annette Law.
Director: Tony Newman
Producer: Bill Wilson

: Columbo

The popular American detective series, starring Peter Falk
Lady in Waiting.
Bryce Chadwick has run the family corporation and his sister
Beth's life since the death of their father. But when he refuses to allow Beth to marry the corporation's attorney, she decides to take matters into her own hands.
Written by Steven Bochco


Unknown: Peter Falk
Unknown: Bryce Chadwick
Written By: Steven Bochco
Peter Hamilton: Leslie Nielson
Bryce Chadwick: Richard Anderson
Beth: Susan Clark

: One Foot In the Grave: The Valley of Fear

Comedy about the problems of retirement, starring Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie.

Victor's nature photography trip to Bluebell Wood leads to some unforeseen injuries. And what is causing that troublesome smell in the living room?

(Teletext Subtitles)


Writer: David Renwick
Director/Producer: Susan Belbin
Victor Meldrew: Richard Wilson
Margaret Meldrew: Annette Crosbie
Mrs Warboys: Doreen Mantle
Mrs Birkett: Gabrielle Blunt
Plumber: Christopher Ryan
Plumber's assistant: David Keys
George: Walter Sparrow
MrProut: Peter Corey
Market stall-holder: Jonathan Kydd
First yob: Jake Wood
Second yob: Joseph Wright
Bowls player: Donald Bisset

: News and Sport

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


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Casualty: Close to Home

Hospital drama series.
When a mother and child flee from medical attention, Beth is suspicious about the child's injuries and Megan is sure she recognises the mother. Investigation nearly leads to tragedy for Megan.

(Teletext Subtitles page 888)

9.10pm BBC1 When new casualty officer Dr Beth Ramanee joined the regulars at Holby General Hospital at the beginning of the fifth series (currently being repeated), she was forced to adapt quickly to the hectic pace and pressure of life in the casualty unit. In tonight's episode, the young doctor's suspicions are aroused about the injuries suffered by a child removed from the hospital by its mother. Ramanee is played by Mamta Kaash (below), winner of the Best Actress Award at the 1988 Cannes Television Festival for her part in the BBC drama Salaam Shalom. She is currently working on the new series of Casualty, to be shown in the autumn.


Producer: Peter Norris
Director: Alan Wareing
Charlie Fairhead: Derek Thompson
Megan Roach: Brenda Fricker
Lisa Duffin: Cathy Shipton
Jimmy Powell: Robson Green
Tony Walker: Eamon Boland
Dr Beth Ramanee: Mamta Kaash
Martin Ashford: Patrick Robinson
Dr Julian Chapman: Nigel Le Vaillant
Helen Green: Maggie McCarthy
Josh: Ian Bleasdale
Ralph Peters: Pete Postlethwaite
Mr Parrish: Mark Kingston
Mrs Parrish: Rowena Cooper
Debbie: Johanna Hargreaves

: Paramount City

More comedy and music from both sides of the Atlantic.
With Charlie Fleischer - the voice of Roger Rabbit , hard-hitting New Yorker Stephanie Hodge , British comics Felix and Owen O'Neil and resident hosts, Curtis and Ishmael. Music from Sheena
Easton. With Tommy Cockles. Producer Alan Nixon
An English Channel production for BBCtv


Unknown: Charlie Fleischer
Unknown: Roger Rabbit
Unknown: Stephanie Hodge
Unknown: Owen O'Neil
Unknown: Tommy Cockles.
Producer: Alan Nixon

: A Bridge Too Far

War-time drama, starring Dirk Bogarde, Michael Caine, Sean Connery
The Allies have a daring plan to stop the war by the end of 1944. Called Operation
Market Garden, it involves parachuting 35,000 troops into occupied Holland to capture a strategic line of bridges. This epic spectacular shows the bravery and folly of one of the costliest operations in British military history.

FILMS: pages 27-30


Screenplay: William Goldman
Director: Richard Attenborough
Lt Gen Browning: Dirk Bogarde
Lt Col Joe Vandeleur: Michael Caine
Maj Gen Urquhart: Sean Connery
Sergeant Eddie Dohun: James Caan
Colonel Bobby Stout: Elliott Gould
Lt Gen Horrocks: Edward Fox
General Sosabowski: Gene Hackman
Lt Col John Frost: Anthony Hopkins
Dr Spaander: Laurence Olivier
Brig Gen James Gavin: Ryan O'Neal
Major Julian Cook: Robert Redford
Lt Gen Bittrich: Maximilian Schell
Kate ter Horst: Liv Ullman
Field Marshall Gerd von Rundstedt: Wolfgang Preiss
Major Carlyle: Christopher Good
Maj Gen Maxwell Taylor: Paul Maxwell
RAF Briefing Officer: Jeremy Kemp
Major Steele: Stephen Moore
Corporal Davies: Alun Armstrong
Trooper Binns: Ben Cross
RAF Met Officer: Denholm Elliott
German Lieutenant: Patrick Ryecart
Grenadier Guards Major: John Stride

: Weather

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