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: Open University

Blancmanges and Snowflakes

: Pinocchio

Cartoon adventures. Pinocchio tries to help an ailing friend.

: Kissyfur

A double bill of cartoon fun with the young bear.

: The 8.15 from Manchester

There's live music on the show this morning from soul rappers the Young Disciples, who'll be performing their new single Get Yourself Together. Charlotte Hindle meets the brains behind the computer games and there's another problem to be solved In Their Shoes - how would you react in a tricky situation?
Clive Dunn as Grandad, Babar and the monstrous cartoon mob from Gravedale High provide the fun, frolics and frights. Presented by Ross King. Director Alan Yardley Producer Martyn Day STEREO
W LETTERS: wnte to The 8.15 5 from Manchester. PO Box 815, Manchester M60 1SJ.


Unknown: Charlotte Hindle
Unknown: Clive Dunn
Unknown: Gravedale High
Presented By: Ross King.
Director: Alan Yardley

: Weather

: Grandstand

With Desmond Lynam.
Provisional Timetable
10.20 Cricket; 12.45 Football
1.00 News; 1.05 Water ski-ing
1.25 Cricket; 1.55 Racing
2.05 Cricket; 2.25 Racing
2.35 Cricket; 2.55 Racing
3.05 Cricket; 3.20 Racing
3.30 Rugby union
4.35 Final Score
Hampshire v Surrey
NatWest Bank Trophy final from Lord's. Hampshire are making their first appearance in a 60-overs final at Lord's.
Their hopes may rest on Robin Smith and David Gower.
Surrey have won the trophy once - in 1982 - and will be hoping to end Ian Greig 's reign as captain in style.Commentary by Richie Benaud , Jack Bannister and Tony Lewis.
Rugby Union
England v Soviet Union From Twickenham. Grand
Slam winners England had an uncomfortable summer in Australia losing 40-15 to the Wallabies. They will be hoping to restore their confidence before next month's World
Cup in this their first international against the Soviet Union. Commentary by Nigel Starmer-Smith and Eddie Butler.
From Haydock Club.
2.00 Ladbroke Race Aid
Handicap (If)
2.30 John Smith 's Bitter Stakes
(Handicap. 1 m 2f 120yds)
3.00 Ladbroke Sprint Cup (6f).
Commentary by Julian Wilson and Jimmy Lindley.
From the Curragh.
3.25 GPA National Stakes
Commentary by Tony O'Hehir.
England's manager Graham Taylor is in the studio just days before their friendly against world champions Germany on the 11 September. Plus a preview of Scotland's vital European
Championship match away to group leaders Switzerland.
Water Ski-ing
European Barefoot Masters from Lakeside, Thurrock.
Featuring the reigning overall title holder Belgium's Jason Neiman in the all important slalom, tricks and jump events. Commentary by Helen Rollason and Alan Goggin. Producer Martin Hopkins


Unknown: Desmond Lynam.
Unknown: Robin Smith
Unknown: David Gower.
Unknown: Ian Greig
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Jack Bannister
Commentary By: Tony Lewis.
Commentary By: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Commentary By: Eddie Butler.
Unknown: John Smith
Commentary By: Julian Wilson
Commentary By: Jimmy Lindley.
Commentary By: Tony O'Hehir.
Unknown: Graham Taylor
Unknown: Jason Neiman
Commentary By: Helen Rollason
Commentary By: Alan Goggin.
Producer: Martin Hopkins

: Only Fools and Horses: Healthy Competition

John Sullivan's comedy about a family of south London would-be wheeler-dealers, starring David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst.

Young Rodney feels it's time to 'go it alone' and prove himself.
(Stereo) (Teletext Subtitles: page 888)
BBC Book: £8.99 from booksellers.


Writer: John Sullivan
Director/Producer: Ray Butt
Del: David Jason
Rodney: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Grandad: Lennard Pearce

: Bruce Forsyth's Generation Game

In anticipation of the new series which starts next week, Bruce Forsyth and Rosemarie Ford tonight look back on some of their favourite memories last year. Producer David Taylor • STEREO


Unknown: Bruce Forsyth
Unknown: Rosemarie Ford
Producer: David Taylor

: Crocodile Dundee

Comedy starring Paul Hogan
Linda Kozlowski
Mick Dundee , nicknamed 'Crocodile' Dundee is an Australian modern-day hero.
Reporter Sue Charlton travels to the Outback to discover the man behind the legend and brings back a lot more than she bargained for.
Director Peter Faiman
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 * FILMS: pages 31-38


Unknown: Paul Hogan
Unknown: Linda Kozlowski
Unknown: Mick Dundee
Reporter: Sue Charlton
Director: Peter Faiman
Michael J 'Crocodile' Dundee: Paul Hogan
Sue Charlton: Linda Kozlowski
Walter Reilly: John Meillon
Neville Bell: David Gulpili
Con: Ritchie Singer
Ida: Naggie Bunco
Donk: Steve Rackman

: Birds of a Feather: Tinker, Tailor ...

Comedy series starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson.

Sharon and Tracey find themselves under investigation.
An Alomo production for BBCtv
(Stereo) (Teletext subtitles: page 888)
BBC Book: £5.99 from booksellers.


Writer: Peter Tilbury
Director: Charlie Hanson
Producer: Nic Phillips
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph
Darryl: Alun Lewis
Chris: Peter Polycarpou

: The House of Eliott

The second of the lavish new 12-part drama set in London during the 1920s, starring Stella Gonet, Louise Lombard

Having recovered from the shock of their father's death the Eliott sisters, Beatrice and Evangeline, continue to struggle to make ends meet following the revelations about his debts. Beatrice has found work with photographer Jack Maddox , whom she quickly impresses with her organisational skills and her ability to assist in the studio. Evie meanwhile has found a letter addressed to their father which she's sure is from his mistress. Keeping her knowledge from Beatrice she travels to Bournemouth in an attempt to discover the truth.
Devised by Upstairs, Downstairs creators Eileen Atkins and Jean Marsh, House of Eliott highlights some of the social changes that were stirring in the aftermath of the First World War when women finally found independence.
Episode written by Jill Hyem Producer Jeremy Gwilt
Director Rodney Bennett 9 STEREO


Unknown: Stella Gonet
Unknown: Louise Lombard
Unknown: Jack Maddox
Unknown: Jean Marsh
Written By: Jill Hyem
Producer: Jeremy Gwilt
Director: Rodney Bennett
Beatrice Eliott: Stella Gonet
Evangeline Eliott: Louise Lombard
Lady Lydia Eliott: Barbara Jefford
Arthur Eliott: Peter Birch
Jack Maddox: Aden Gillett
Penelope Maddox: Francesca Folan
Piggy Garstone: Robert Daws
Daphne Haycock: Kelly Hunter
Mrs Watkins: Jane Wood
Tilly Watkins: Cathy Murphy
Mrs Pearce: Mary Healey
Lady Cravenhurst: Dorothea Phillips
Housekeeper: Nancie Herrod
Molly: Rachael Weaver

: News and Sport

With Martyn Lewis. Weather Bill Giles
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Boxing

Dave McAuley v
'Baby' Jake Matlala
Live coverage of the IBF
World Flyweight Championship fight from Belfast. If
Dave McAuley successfully defends his world title for the fifth time, he will become the most successful world champion
Britain has ever had. Tonight he faces South African champion 'Baby' Jake Matlala , who has won his last eight contests. Commentary by Harry Carpenter.
Television presentation Chris Lewis


Unknown: Dave McAuley
Unknown: Jake Matlala
Unknown: Dave McAuley
Unknown: Jake Matlala
Commentary By: Harry Carpenter.
Unknown: Chris Lewis

: Best Seller

First showing on network television for this tough thriller, starring Brian Dennehy James Woods
His life saved by a mysterious stranger, LA cop and popular author Dennis Meechum finds he's expected to collaborate on the mystery man's biography.
Director John Flynn
: TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● FILMS: pages 31-38


Unknown: Brian Dennehy
Unknown: James Woods
Unknown: Dennis Meechum
Director: John Flynn
Dennis Meechum: Brian Dennehy
Cleve: James Woods
Roberta Gillian: Victoria Tennant
Holly Meechum: Allison Balson

: The Night Stalker

A comedy thriller, starring
Darren McGavin
Carol Lynley
The Las Vegas police are baffled by a series of bizarre murders. Wisecracking newsman Carl Kolchak believes that there's a vampire on the loose in a city already known for its exciting nightlife.
Director John Llewellyn Moxey 0 FILMS: pages 31-38


Unknown: Darren McGavin
Unknown: Carol Lynley
Unknown: Carl Kolchak
Director: John Llewellyn Moxey
Carl Kolchak: Darren McGavin
Gail Foster: Carol Lynley
Vincenzo: Simon Oakland
Berniejenks: Ralph Meeker

: Weather

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