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: Open University

6.40 Perceptions of the IMF
7.05 Maths: Non-Euclidean

: Plnocchio

More cartoon adventures.
Pinocchio the puppet boy and his new friend Nina get caught in a snowstorm. How will they manage to keep warm?

: Kissyfur

The cartoon bear.
Charles creates chaos when he becomes Master of the time. And Kissyfur and Gus take refuge in the treehouse when their home burns down.

: The 8.15 from Manchester

Seal sings his new single The Beginning and Bros talk about the revival in their fortunes. There's a junior field gun display, a crews'-eye view from one of the ships in the Tall
Ships Race, and Ramblin' Ron becomes a caveman for the day. Plus that creepy cartoon, Gravedale High , slapstick fun from Grandad and a new cartoon, Babar. With Ross King ,
Charlotte Hindle and Dianne Oxberry.
Director Alex Lonsdale
Producer Julie Bradshaw


Unknown: Gravedale High
Unknown: Ross King
Unknown: Charlotte Hindle
Unknown: Dianne Oxberry.
Director: Alex Lonsdale
Producer: Julie Bradshaw

: Betty Boop Triple Bill

More cartoon fun.

: The Camel Boy

An animated adventure story set against the backdrop of Western Australia's
Great Victoria Desert.
1920: young Ali and his grandfather, in Australia to find work, are hired as camel drivers on a disastrous trip across the desert. Forced to set his favourite camel free with her baby, Binta, Ali returns to Arabia. Years later an Australian boy,
Peter, finds and befriends the now fully-grown
Binta, who mysteriously wears a talisman inscribed with the name Ali.
Director Yoram Gross • FILMS: pages 33-40


Director: Yoram Gross

: Weather

: Grandstand

Introduced by Steve Rider from Royal Birkdale and Bob Wilson in the studio.
Provisional Timetable
12.35 Golf
12.55 News
1.00 Golf
1.55 Racing
2.05 Golf
2.30 Racing
2.40 Golf
3.05 Racing
3.15 Golf
Golf: the Open
Live coverage of the third round of the 120th Open Championship from Royal Birkdale. Last year's Open was effectively decided by the end of this stage. Greg Norman and Nick Faldo started as joint leaders, but Faldo finished five strokes ahead, a lead he was to keep the next day. Commentary by Peter Alliss ,
Bruce Critchley , Alex Hay , Mark McCormack , Clive Clark and Mike Hughesdon. (Golf continues at 5.00pm on BBC2)
9 VIDEO: Play Better Golf with Peter Alliss ', £9.99, from retailers 0 MAGAZINE: 'Golf 91'. A round-up of the major competitions this season, featuring player profiles, competitions and lessons on technique from Nick Faldo 's coach, David Leadbetter. Price £2.50, available from retailers. • SPORT: page 12
From Newbury.
2.00 July Handicap Stakes (lm5f 60yds)
2.35 Mtoto Donnington Castle Stakes (7f)
3.10 Newbury Saies Super Sprint Trophy (5f).
Tommy Stack 's Festive Cheer is a fancied challenger from Ireland for this unique £100,000 event at 3.10.
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and Jimmy Lindley. Producer Martin Hopkins


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Greg Norman
Unknown: Nick Faldo
Commentary By: Peter Alliss
Commentary By: Bruce Critchley
Unknown: Alex Hay
Unknown: Mark McCormacK
Unknown: Clive Clark
Unknown: Mike Hughesdon.
Unknown: Peter Alliss
Unknown: Nick Faldo
Unknown: David Leadbetter.
Unknown: Tommy Stack
Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Julian Wilson
Commentary By: Jimmy Lindley.
Producer: Martin Hopkins

: The Royal Tournament

Her Majesty the Queen, accompanied by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh, will take the salute at the Armed
Forces' annual military pageant from Earl's Court.
The cavalry provide the main theme with the last appearance together of the Massed Cavalry Bands, a re-run of the Charge of the Light Brigade, the King's
Troop RHA, the Household Cavalry Musical Ride, the Royal Navy Field Gun competition, RAF Police Dogs and, from America, a look back to the civil war.
Event producer Major Michael Parker , CVO Television presentation Michael Begg 0 PICTURE STORY: page 44


Producer: Major Michael Parker
Unknown: Michael Begg

: Roy's Raiders: 1

A six-part off-the-wall comedy series by Michael Aitkens, who also wrote Waiting for God, currently being shown on Tuesdays on BBC1.
Starring James Grout

Meet the fantasists, oddballs and social misfits that make up 'Roy's Raiders', motorbike couriers to the gentry.
The title song is written by rock singer and actor David Essex and sung by William Vanderpuye who, with Owen Brenman, guest stars later on this evening in One Foot in the Grave.
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)


Writer: Michael Aitkens
Title song written by: David Essex
Title song sung by: William Vanderpuye
Director: Sue Longstaff
Director/Producer: Susan Belbin
Roy: James Grout
Henry: William Vanderpuye
Bazza: Shane Withington
Chris: Edward Tudor-Pole
Jill: Rebecca Stevens
Winco: Milton Johns
Daisy: Sara K Crowe
Jack: Mark Adams
Gavin Backy: Des McAleer
Repossesion man: Alan Ford
Theatre director: Owen Brenman
Jessie: Pat Coombs

: The Les Dennis Laughter Show

Les says: 'Tonight I'll be taking a look at several current cinema releases, so if anybody can recommend a good curry house near the Shepherd's Bush Odeon , could they please contact Radio Times' With Lisa Maxwell.
Director/Producer Geoff Miles


Unknown: Bush Odeon
Unknown: Lisa Maxwell.

: Columbo: Suitable for Framing

Starring Peter Falk

When is a robbery not a robbery? When there's a fortune in fine art left behind and a dead body in the living room. The robbery may be a fake, but the murder certainly isn't, as Lt Columbo soon discovers. Don Ameche, the vintage Hollywood movie star, makes an appearance as lawyer Frank Simpson.
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)


Lt Columbo: Peter Falk
Dale Kingston: Ross Martin
Frank Simpson: Don Ameche
Edna Matthews: Kim Hunter
Sam Franklin: Vic Tayback
Mitilda: Joan Shawlee
Captain Tyler: Barney Phillips
Landlady: Mary Wickes
Matron: Sandra Gould
Evans: Curt Conway
Policeman: Claude Johnson

: One Foot in the Grave: Who Will Buy?

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

Margaret befriends an elderly blind man. When he is murdered, Victor, who is reviving his skills as a ventriloquist, is suspected by Pippa, their next door neighbour, who has been subjected to too much Poirot. Featuring a guest appearance by veteran comic actor Jimmy Jewel. With the voice of Patricia Greene as Jill Archer.
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)


Writer: David Renwick
Director/Producer: Susan Belbin
Victor Meldrew: Richard Wilson
Margaret Meldrew: Annette Crosbie
Toy salesman: William Vanderpuye
Nick Swainey: Owen Brenman
Pippa: Janine Duvitski
Patrick: Angus Deayton
Albert: Jimmy Jewel
Jill Archer (voice): Patricia Greene

: News and Sport

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Suzanne Charlton
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Casualty

A Will to Die. A hopeless alcoholic or a deserving case? The doctors at Holby City Hospital differ over Gidman's treatment but perhaps Jimmy holds the key.
Episode written by Christopher Penfold Producer Peter Norris
Director Michael Brayshaw


Written By: Christopher Penfold
Producer: Peter Norris
Director: Michael Brayshaw
Charlie Fairhead: Derek Thompson
Megan Roach: Brenda Fricker
Lisa Duffin: Cathy Shipton
Beth Ramanee: Mamta Kaash
Julian Chapman: Nigel Le Vaillant
Jimmy Powell: Robson Green
Tony Walker: Eamon Boland
Helen Green: Maggie McCarthy
Martin Ashford: Patrick Robinson
Josh: Ian Bleasdale
Jane: Caroline Webster
Jenny Fairfax: Tacy Kneale
Peter Gosford: Dominic Jephcott
Claudia Gosford: Clare Byam Shaw
Harriet Chivers: Sheila Ruskin
Fenella Chivers: Liza Walker
Frank Gidman: Sean Baker

: Paramount City

Featuring music from Jesus Jones and comedy from Hattie Hayridge and Steve Coogan. Plus Jeff Joseph, the Higgins Boys and Gruber, and star of the music halls Tommy Cockles. Hosted by Curtis and Ishmael. Director Stephen Stewart
An English Channel production for BBCtv


Unknown: Jesus Jones
Unknown: Hattie Hayridge
Unknown: Steve Coogan.
Unknown: Jeff Joseph
Unknown: Tommy Cockles.
Director: Stephen Stewart

: Hotline

First showing on network television for this thriller, starring Lynda Carter Steve Forrest
Answering phones at a crisis centre, Brianne O'Neil is disturbed to receive a series of bizarre calls from a man claiming to be a murderer, who gives her strange clues to his past crimes. Lynda Carter is probably best known for her TV role as Wonder Woman.
While Steve Forrest may be remembered as the star of the 60s TV series The Baron.
Screenplay by David E Peckinpah Director Jerry Jameson • FILMS: pages 33-40


Unknown: Lynda Carter
Unknown: Steve Forrest
Unknown: Brianne O'Neil
Unknown: Lynda Carter
Unknown: Steve Forrest
Unknown: David E Peckinpah
Director: Jerry Jameson
Brianne O'Neil: Lynda Carter
Tom Hunter: Steve Forrest
Justin Price: Granville van Dusen
Kyle Durham: Monte Markham
Judy: Joy Garrett
Ron Chandler: James Reynolds
Rick Hernandez: Harry Waters Jr
Charlie Jackson: James Booth
Hooten: Arthur Malet

: Charlie Daniels's Homecoming

A concert from Nashville,
Tennessee, hosted by Charlie Daniels. With 'new' country stars the Judds and Dwight Yoakam , and veterans
Pat Boone and Carl Perkins.


Unknown: Charlie Daniels.
Unknown: Dwight Yoakam
Unknown: Pat Boone
Unknown: Carl Perkins.

: Weather

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