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: Open University

6.35 Acropolis Now 7.00 Intro to Pure Maths: Cosets

: Hallo Spencer

With Philippa Forrester. ● STEREO
Puppet fun.

: Babar

Elephant animation.

: The Jetsons

Space-age cartoon.

: Round the Twist

The seventh of a 13-part fantasy-drama from Australia, written by Paul Jennings.
The Gum Leaf War. Linda has an accident that results in a broken nose.


Written By: Paul Jennings.

: Parallel 9

Mercator and the three Blanks are still excavating in Parallel 9, while Calendular continues to feed Mercator's appetite for earth knowledge, with videos and visits from the planet's most popular people, including the band Incognito who sing their latest single Don 't You Worry 'Bout a Thing. With Roddy Maude-Roxby , Helen Atkins , Jenny Bolt , Dominic McHale and Kevin Williams.
Executive producer Jill Roach Series producer Glyn Edwards A Roach production for BBCtv ●STEREO
● EARTH-KNOWLEDGE: if you want to send a message to Mercator write to P9. BBCtv, PO Box 9000, London W 12 8ZZ.


Unknown: Roddy Maude-Roxby
Unknown: Helen Atkins
Unknown: Jenny Bolt
Unknown: Dominic McHale
Unknown: Kevin Williams.
Producer: Jill Roach
Producer: Glyn Edwards

: Weather

: Grandstand

Introduced by Steve Rider. Provisional Timetable
10.55 Cricket; 1.00 News
1.05 Tennis; 1.40 Cricket/Tennis
2.25 Racing; 2.35 Cricket/Tennis
2.55 Racing; 3.05 Cricket
3.25 Racing; 3.35 Cricket
4.30 Football
Cricket: First Test
England v Pakistan
Live coverage of the third day's play of the Cornhill Insurance series, from Edgbaston.
Commentary by Richie Benaud , Tony Lewis and Jack Bannister. (Coverage continues at 4.30pm on BBC2)
French Open Women's final, from Paris. Monica Seles has already won this year's
Australian Open and will be hoping to clinch the second leg of a potential Grand Slam. Seles has won the French title for the past two years, and became the youngest winner of a Grand
Slam event this century when she defeated Steffi Graf in 1990. Commentary by John Barrett and Virginia Wade. ● SPORT: page 16
Four days before the opening match between Sweden and France, the last preview of the European Championship focuses on the chances of the home countries, England and Scotland. A goal from Gary Lineker in Poland carried
Graham Taylor 's England through to the finals in Sweden, and his form may be a key to their success. Under the guidance of Andy Roxburgh , Scotland have reached their first Championship finals. But they have a tough task ahead, with Germany, Holland and the CIS in their group.
● EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS: pull out and keep your 16-page supplement guide from the centre of this week's magazine.
From Haydock Park.
2.30 Econoloft Handicap Stakes (Im2f)
3.00 John of Gaunt Stakes (7f)
3.30 Ladbroke Racing Handicap Stakes (lm).
Commentary by Jimmy Lindley , Peter O'Sullevan and Julian Wilson.
Producer Martin Hopkins Editor Dave Gordon


Introduced By: Steve Rider.
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Tony Lewis
Commentary By: Jack Bannister.
Unknown: Steffi Graf
Commentary By: John Barrett
Commentary By: Virginia Wade.
Unknown: Gary Lineker
Unknown: Graham Taylor
Unknown: Andy Roxburgh
Commentary By: Jimmy Lindley
Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Julian Wilson.
Producer: Martin Hopkins
Editor: Dave Gordon

: Jim'II Fix It

Ted, aged 70, conquers his fear of flying when his 6-year-old grandson gets to be a co-pilot and his 4-year-old granddaughter becomes an air hostess in this week's show. Jimmy Savile also makes dreams come true for a young angler who goes fishing on the Great Lakes in North America, and a chemistry student who wants to present Tomorrow's World.
WRITE TO: Jim'll Fix It, [address removed]


Presenter: Jimmy Savile
Director: Helen Gartell
Producer: Roger Ordish

: The Brittas Empire

Another chance to see the comedy series written by Richard Fegen and Andrew Norriss , and starring Chris Barrie
Brittas prepares for his first day as manager of the leisure centre.
Director/Producer Mike Stephens


Written By: Richard Fegen
Written By: Andrew Norriss
Unknown: Chris Barrie
Producer: Mike Stephens
Gordon Brittas: Chris Barrie
Helen: Philippa Haywood
Pam: Frances Low
Carole: Harriet Thorpe
Linda: Jill Greenacre
Angie: Andree Bernard
Laura: Julia St John
Colin: Michael Burns
NeiL: Gary Whitaker
Tim: Russell Porter
Gavin: Tim Marriot

: That's Showbusiness

The entertainment quiz, presented by Mike Smith. Tonight's contestants are quiz-show host Leslie Crowther, Emmerdale actress Malandra Burrows, Steve Punt from the Mary Whitehouse Experience and actress Barbara Windsor.
(Stereo) (Teletext subtitles: p 888)


Presented By: Mike Smith.
Unknown: Leslie Crowther
Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Mary Whitehouse
Unknown: Barbara Windsor.
Producer: Nick Vaughan-Barratt
Executive Producer: Judith Holder

: Keeping Up Appearances

Another chance to see Roy Clarke 's comedy about an irrepressible snob, starring Patricia Routledge
The wealthy Mrs Fortescue asks for a lift into town, but events don't go according to plan.
Director/Producer Harold Snoad


Unknown: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Unknown: Mrs Fortescue
Hyacinth: Patricia Routledge
Richard: Clive Swift
Elizabeth: Josephine Tewson
Daisy: Judy Cornwell
Onslow: Geoffrey Hughes
Rose: Mary Millar
Emmet: David Griffin
Mrs Fortescue: Jean Anderson

: Growing Pains

Family drama series, written by Steve Wetton , about fostering children. Starring
Ray Brooks , Sharon Duce Dearly Beloved. Love is in the air at the Hollingsworths'.
The arrival of adorable toddler
Abigail (played by Phil Collins 's daughter Lily) causes heartache, and Mark's first love affair causes headaches.
Producer Richard Bramall Director Paul Harrison


Written By: Steve Wetton
Unknown: Ray Brooks
Played By: Phil Collins
Producer: Richard Bramall
Director: Paul Harrison
Tom Hollingsworth: Ray Brooks
Pat Hollingsworth: Sharon Duce
Mark Hollingsworth: Tat Whalley
Lisa Hollingsworth: Rosie Marcel
Simon Hollingsworth: Peter Lloyd
Joan Craddock: Rosemary Leach
Miriam Craddock: Lill Roughley
George Critchley: Trevor Peacock
Sandra: Liz Crowther
Caroline Thornley: Clare Byam Shaw
David Wain: Martin Gower
Andy Drayton: Julian Wadham
Jotinder Bholla: Kamilla Blanche
Roy: Peter Cleall
Rebecca: Louisa Millwood-Haigh
Sue: Janette Legge

: Casualty

Medical drama series.
Living in Hope. Paul pressures Duffy to give up nursing.
Episode written by Robin Mukherjee Producer Geraint Morris
Director Margy Kinmonth (Rpt;


Written By: Robin Mukherjee
Producer: Geraint Morris
Director: Margy Kinmonth
Charlie Fairhead: Derek Thompson
LisaDuffin: Cathy Shipton
Beth Ramanee: Mamta Kaash
Julian Chapman: Nigelle Vaillant
Jimmy Powell: Robson Green
Martin Ashford: Patrick Robinson
Kelly Liddle: Adie Allen
Norma: Sullivan Annekristen
Josh: Ian Bleasdale
Jane: Caroline Webster
Paul: William Armstrong
Stephanie Freeman: Eleanor David
AlanDeacon: Jerome Flynn
Edith: Ann Penfold
Sarah: Geraldine Alexander
MichaelCook: Rupert Holliday Evans
Mr Bridges: Geoffrey Toone
Tom Philby: John O'Toole
Nikki Watson: Julia Sawalha

: News and Sport

With Martyn Lewis.
Weather Ian McCaskill
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: That's Life!

Esther Rantzen and team -
Gavin Campbell , Kevin Devine and Howard Leader - present more hard-hitting investigations and real-life humour.
Senior producer Richard Wooife Editor Bryher Scudamore
● STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888 ● LETTERS: if you have a problem you would like the team to investigate, write to That's Life!, BBCtv. London W 12 7TS.


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Gavin Campbell
Unknown: Kevin Devine
Producer: Richard Wooife
Editor: Bryher Scudamore

: Fletch Lives

First showing on network television for this wild comedy, starring Chevy Chase
Reckless reporter and master of disguise, I M Fletcher travels to Louisiana to claim his inheritance - an 80-acre plantation called Belle Isle. But things are not what they seem.
Director Michael Ritchie * STEREO
0 FILMS: pages 45-52


Director: Michael Ritchie
Fletch: Chevy Chase
Ham Johnson: Hal Holbrook
Becky Culpepper: Julianne Phillips
Jimmy Lee Farnsworth: Rlee Ermey
Frank: Richard Libertini
Ben Dover: Randall "tex" Cobb
Calculus: Cleavon Little
Gillet: George Wyner
Amanda Ray Ross: Patricia Kalember

: Impasse

Mystery adventure shot in the Philippines, starring Burt Reynolds
Twenty-five years after the war in the Pacific, Manila-based shady trader Pat Morrison aims to reunite four ex-US soldiers.
Director Richard Benedict
0 FILMS: pages 45-52


Unknown: Burt Reynolds
Unknown: Pat Morrison
Director: Richard Benedict
Pat Morrison: Burt Reynolds
Bobby Jones: Anne Francis
Hansen: Lyle Bettger
Draco: Rudolfo Acosta
Wombat: Jeff Corey
Trev Jones: Clarke Gordon
Mariko: Miko Mayama

: Weather

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