Chris Lowe presents the first edition of a new early-morning weekend bulletin.
Cartoon adventures. (Rptj
NEW A 15-part nature series for children.
Hot or Cold. How does the Fennec fox keep cool in the desert while the arctic fox keeps warm? Music and narration by Derek Griffiths. 0 CHILDREN: page 13
NEW Madcap fun with the Chuckle brothers.
Plumb Crazy. Paul and Barry are hired to fix a fountain.
More cartoon adventures. (R)
Rick Parfitt and Francis Rossi of Status Quo take time off from their record-breaking tour to appear on the first show of the series, along with Lesley Joseph, alias Dorien from Birds of a Feather. Nick Faldo has some golfing tips, and Kylie Minogue and Bros are live in the studio. There are cartoon adventures with the Thundercats, and Peter Simon helps his contestants to dodge the gunge in Double Dare.
With Phillip Schofield and Sarah Greene.
Presenter ("Double Dare"):
Introduced by Bob Wilson. Provisional Timetable
12.20 Football; 12.40 Volleyball
1.00 News; 1.05 Volleyball
1.25 Racing; 1.35 Volleyball
2.00 Racing; 2.10 Motor racing
2.35 Racing; 2.45 Motor racing
3.10 Racing; 3.20 Golf
3.50 Football; 3.55 Racing
4.00 Golf; 4.35 Final Score
Epson Grand Prix of Europe from St Pierre Golf and Country Club, Chepstow. With Peter Alliss Bruce Critchley , Alex Hay , Clive Clark and Mike Hughesdon.
Royal Bank Cup Final from Aston Villa Leisure Centre, where Great Britain's men take on Canada in the final round of a round-robin event.
With Paul Dickenson.
Liverpool's return to Europe was the highlight of last week. A review of the action from the first legs of all three
European cup competitions.
Round 11 of the Esso British
Touring Car Championship and round 14 of the British F3
Donington Park. Commentary by Murray Walker.
1.30 Highclere Nursery H'cap (5f)
2.05 'Coral' Autumn Cup (Handicap. I m 5f 60yds)
2.40 Courage Stakes (H'cap. 1 Vim)
3.15 Rokeby Farms Mill Reef Stakes (6f).
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and Jimmy Lindley.
From the Curragh.
3.55 Jefferson Smurfit Memorial
Irish St Ledger.
Commentary by Tony O'Hehir.
Plus news from Manchester of Great Britain's Davis Cup tennis doubles tie against Austria.
Coverage at 4.55pm on BBC2. Producer Martin Hopkins
Peter Alliss Bruce
A fast-moving quiz show hosted by Andrew O'Connor , in which three contestants compete for unusual prizes by answering general-knowledge questions. Who will go on to play for the holiday of a lifetime? Director Bill Morton
Executive producer Stephen Leahy An Action Time production for BBCtv ● STEREO
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John Sullivan's comedy starring David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst.
Del goes into antiques. Has he got something of value?
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Join the fun as family pairs compete to see who will reach the conveyor belt.
With Rosemarie Ford.
Director John Gorman
Producer David Taylor ● STEREO
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Anneka Rice 's challenge tonight is to organise a street party. She'll need 1,000 tons of stone and 600 tons of tarmac!
Directors David Cumming and Tom Gutteridge
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Starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson.
Sharon and Tracey fear for their future when Darryl's parents visit.
An Alomo production for BBCtv
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The fourth in the lavish new 12-part drama set in London during the 1920s, devised by the creators of Upstairs, Downstairs, Eileen Atkins and Jean Marsh. Starring Stella Gonet, Louise Lombard
Sebastian's surprise visit catches the two sisters off-guard. Evie warms to his charm, while Beatrice is naturally cautious and suspicious of his real motives.
Episode written by Deborah Cook Producer Jeremy Gwilt
Director Jeremy Silberston 0 STEREO
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Lady Lydia Eliott:
Peter Lo Ching:
Michael Buerk presents all the latest national and international news.
Weather Ian McCaskill
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NEW For the first time on BBC1, Clive James presents a new series of the show in which he casts a wry eye over the world's small screens. He culls the brightest and the best, the fastest and the funniest television to be seen anywhere - ranging from drama to game shows and commercials. He also gives his own unique interpretation of the week's international news, while commentators and celebrity guests beam in by satellite to offer opinions on the latest international stories
- from politics to entertainment. His studio guest this evening is comic actor, writer, producer and director Mel Brooks.
Series producer Beatrice Ballard Editor Richard Drewett
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I First showing on I network television for this powerful drama starring Sam Waterson
A Middle Eastern terrorist is kidnapped by US soldiers and taken to America to face trial for murder. A battle of minds begins between an idealistic prosecutor, a committed Palestinian soldier and a liberal Jewish lawyer assigned to defend him. Written by Richard Levinson and William Link
, the creators of Columbo.
Director Jeff Bleckner
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