Blancmanges and Snowflakes
Cartoon adventures. Pinocchio tries to help an ailing friend.
A double bill of cartoon fun with the young bear.
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
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With Desmond Lynam.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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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
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Comedy starring Paul Hogan
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
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Michael J 'Crocodile' Dundee:
Comedy series starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson.
Sharon and Tracey find themselves under investigation.
An Alomo production for BBCtv
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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
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Lady Lydia Eliott:
With Martyn Lewis. Weather Bill Giles
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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
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
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A comedy thriller, starring
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.
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