Cartoon adventures of a duck-billed platypus.
Second of a 15-part nature series for children.
In the Trees or on the Ground
Gibbons and lemurs are masters of the high treetops but, closer to the ground, ladybirds balance on smaller branches. Music and narration by Derek Griffiths.
Starring the Chuckle brothers. Café Chuckles. Paul and Barry take charge of a restaurant. • STEREO
More cartoon adventures.
The kids must locate and defeat an evil monster known as the Beholder.
Huey Lewis and the News and Erasure are on the musical bill this morning. Hilary Kaye from the Antiques Roadshow has news of a special event for collectors and author
Paul Zindell looks at the world of teenage fiction. In the press conference hot seat is the MP with strong views about what children see on television,
Michael Fallon. And Peter Simon presents another edition of Double Dare. Plus cartoon action with Thundercats and The Raccoons. Phillip Schofield and Sarah Greene host the show with the help of Nick Ball and James Hickish. Editor Chris Bellinger ● STEREO
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Introduced by Steve Rider from Kiawah Island and Bob Wilson in London.
12.20 Golf; 12.50 News
12.55 Golf/Racing; 3.45 Football
3.55 Racing; 4.40 Final Score
Ryder Cup Golf USA v Europe
Ryder Cup from Kiawah
Island, South Carolina. The second day of Europe's defence starts with the foursomes. Seve Ballesteros and Jose-Maria Olazabal have been Europe's most successful pairing in the last two Ryder Cups, winning six-and-a-half points out of a possible eight. Nick Faldo and Ian Woosnam , with a record of six points from eight matches since they were first paired in 1987, won their morning fixture at the Belfry two years ago to help Europe to a 7-5 lead.
Commentary by Peter Alliss ,
Bruce Critchley and Alex Hay. (Continues at 3.25pm on BBC2)
Festival of British Racing, from Ascot.
1.30 Tap and Spile Stakes (Hanidicap. 7f)
2.05 Royal Lodge William Hill 2-y-o Stakes (Old Mile)
2.50 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Old Mile)
3.25 Brent Walker Fillies Mile 2-y-o Stakes (Old Mile)
4.00 Krug Trophy (H'cap. 1½m)
4.35 Diadem Stakes (6f). Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and Jimmy Lindley.
Producer Martin Hopkins
Trivia quiz presented by Andrew O'Connor. Which of tonight's three contestants will play for this week's 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.
An old schoolmate returns to Peckham to catch up with Del and his cronies.
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Family pairs compete to see who will go for the conveyor belt and its host of prizes. With Rosemarie Ford.
Director John Gorman
Producer David Taylor • STEREO
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Anneka's challenge tonight involves an orchestra, a choir and a sports stadium. Directors David Cumming and Tom Gutteridge
A Mentom production for BBCtv
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Starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson.
Dorien joins the Open University as Tracey struggles with the great school of life.
Episode written by Gary Lawson and John Phelps
An Alomo production for BBCtv
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The fifth in the lavish new
12-part drama set in London during the 1920s, devised by Upstairs, Downstairs creators Eileen Atkins and Jean Marsh. Starring Stella Gonet Louise Lombard
The sisters' dismissal from
Duroque's has left them out of work. With only a few private commissions to keep them going, the future is uncertain.
Episode written by Alan Seymour Producer Jeremy Gwilt
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Lady Lydia Eliott:
With Martyn Lewis.
Weather Ian McCaskill
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Clive James casts his wry eye over the world's small screens in search of the fastest and the funniest television anywhere. He also gives his own unique interpretation of the week's international news, while commentators and celebrity guests beam in by satellite.
James is joined in the studio by popular Scottish actor and comedian Robbie Coltrane.
Series producer Beatrice Ballard Editor Richard Drewett
Joe Martin - a tough, drunken, expatriate American - hires out his fishing boat to the wealthy tourists of Villefranche-sur-Mer. His mysterious past has been kept secret from his wife but Nemesis, in the person of a man called Whitey, arrives to confront him, unleashing a chain of violent events.
Director Terence Young
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Lord Courtley, penniless scion of an aristocratic British family, and a secret disciple of Count Dracula, desperately wants three priceless items belonging to the dreaded vampire. He induces three pillars of the community to purchase them on his behalf by promising the fulfilment of their secret lusts.
Director Peter Sasdy
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