6.35 Roman Interior Decoration
7.00 Pure Maths: Fourier Coefficients
Fun and jokes to start the day. ● STEREO
Today Cheryl Baker meets native American expert Brian Mickleburgh. On the menu is Navajo Squaw Dinner and Cheryl bakes her own beans! ● STEREO
This morning's special guests include CBBC's Andi Peters with news of the Children's Royal Variety Show, comedy star Adrian Edmondson, Richard O'Brien, presenter of The Crystal Maze, fashion reporter Charlie Green with a feature on T-shirts, and Hollywood heart-throb Christian Slater. Peter Simon puts PC Loxton (Tom Butcher) and PC Stringer (Jonathan Dow) from The Bill to the test in Double Dare. There's cartoon fun with The Raccoons and The Chipmunks, plus the latest pop videos, news and reviews. With Phillip Schofield and Sarah Greene , featuring Nick Ball and James Hickish. Editor Chris Bellinger STEREO
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Introduced by Desmond Lynam from Aintree and Steve Rider from Putney. Featuring the Martell Grand National and the 138th Oxford v Cambridge
University Boat Race for the Beefeater Gin Trophy.
12.15 Prologue; 1.00 News
1.30 The toss; 1.45 Racing
2.35 Boat race
3.20 Grand National build-up
4.00 Grand National
4.20 The re-run; 4.40 Final Score
The Grandstand team of experts discuss Grand National form with advice from knowledgeable men - the jockeys, trainers and owners.
Plus the latest betting news and views with Tracy Piggott and Anna Walker at 1.05pm.
Oxford are the favourites in the Boat Race - 15 wins out of the last 16. Grandstand follows the Cambridge crew as they prepare to break the monopoly. Plus the latest news of FA Cup semi-final preparations.
138th University Boat Race The light blues and dark blues contest the waters of the River
Thames over a route of 41/4 miles from Putney to Mortlake. Commentary by Gerald Sinstadt and Chris Baillieu.
1992 Martell Grand National
Four-and-a-half gruelling miles, 30 fences and 40 horses all hoping to win the sport's most treasured prize. Also
1.45 Cordon Bleu H'cap Hurdle (2m)
2.20 Martell Aintree Chase (2m)
3.05 Martell Aintree Hurdle (2m 4f).
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and John Hanmer.
This afternoon's Grand
National at Aintree. With
Richard Pitman and Bill Smith.
(Highlights tonight at 10.20pm) Producer Martin Hopkins Editor Dave Gordon ● FEATURE: page 24
More viewers' dreams come true as Jimmy Savile returns with the 18th series of the wish-fulfilment programme. Tonight's show is on the QE2 where people get to be a waiter on board the ship, dance with the London Boys, be a firewoman, and play the ukulele like George Formby. Director Helen Gartell Producer Roger Ordish ● STEREO
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Jim Davidson hosts the last in the snooker game show series. Testing their skills against the clock tonight are Allison Fisher , Steve James and Willie Thorne. Keeping order as usual is John "Mr Trick Shot" Virgo. Director Nick Hurran
Producer John Burrowes STEREO
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FILM Action comedy starring Clint Eastwood
Clyde the wily orang-utan, star of Every Which Way But Loose, is back. He and his friend, bare-knuckle fighter
Philo Beddoe , are ready to do battle with motorcycle gangs, ruthless mobsters, crazed gamblers, and the roughest, toughest fighter in all America.
Director Buddy Van Horn ● STEREO
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Comedy series about a self-made millionaire, written by Bob Larbey. Starring Dennis Waterman
Sam Kelly , Joan Sims
Having recently returned to her husband, Ruth is determined to make her marriage work this time - despite the opinions of the live-in staff of the Carpenter household. She's even willing to put up with a visit from her mother-in-law.
Director/Producer Gareth Gwenlan * STEREO
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and Campaign Report With Michael Buerk.
Weather Bernard Davey
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Another chance to see the Bafta Award-winning medical drama series set in Holby City Hospital.
Humpty Dumpty. A hiking trip turns sour for a group of teenagers and involves Julian and Duffy in a flying rescue.
Episode written by Ginnie Hole Producer Geraint Morris Director Jim Hill • STEREO
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Another chance to savour the excitement of today's race at Aintree. With commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and John Hanmer.
Producer Keith Mackenzie
First showing on network television of this fast-moving adventure, starring Brian Dennehy
A truck-driving black marketeer refuses to help a woman doctor who desperately needs transport across Kenya for a medical shipment. But when she discovers a priceless diamond, he has a change of heart.
Don Warrington will be familiar to viewers of ITV's classic comedy series Rising Damp.
Director Kevin Connor 0 FILMS: pages 37 -42
A concert recorded last year at London's Prince Edward
Theatre with one of America's most enduring stars performing a selection of his greatest hits including I Left
My Heart in San Francisco and When Joanna Loves Me.
Director/Producer JohnGSmith ● STEREO