Salted Ground. Ricky and Sandy are in danger when they discover a plot to swindle, but Champion is there to help.
With Philippa Forrester. ● STEREO
Musical animation. ● STEREO
Nature series with music and narration by Derek Griffiths. ● STEREO
Cartoon set in a mystical and enchanted forest.
More hilarious capers with the Chuckle Brothers.
Animated adventures of the intergalactic superhero.
This morning's special guests include violinist Nigel Kennedy with a musical masterclass,
Pole to Pole traveller oMichael
Palin, actor/singer Jason Donovan, environmentalist
Jonathon Porritt , and Neighbours star Jeremy Angerson , alias Josh Anderson. Presented by Sarah Greene and Phillip Schofield , with Trev Neal and Simon Hickson.
Editor Chris Bellinger ● STEREO
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Introduced by Bob Wilson.
12.20 Football Focus
12.50 News; 12.55 Racing
2.50 Rugby union
4.30 Snooker: 4.40 Final Score
Wales v Australia
Live coverage from the National Stadium, Cardiff, of the whole match (kick-off at
3.00pm). Wales holds an 8-6 advantage in victories over Australia. Commentary by Bill McLaren and Eddie Butler.
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Three National Hunt races from
Ascot and three from Aintree, which stages a second fixture, in addition to the Grand National meeting, for the first time in 20 years. The highlight is the 2.25 race over the National fences.
Presented by Julian Wilson.
1.15 Stanley Leisure Novices Chase (2m 4f)
1.45 Ladbroke November
Handicap Hurdle (2m)
2.25 Crowther Homes Becher
Handicap Chase (3m 3f) Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , John Hanmer and Richard Pitman.
1.00 Manicou Handicap Chase (2m)
1.30 Forte Handicap Hurdle (2m)
2.05 H and T Walker Gold Cup Chase (Limited H'cap. 2m 3Vif)
Commentary by Jim McGrath.
A look back on a busy week of World Cup qualifying football. With Bob Wilson and Alan Hansen.
Royal Liver Assurance UK
Championship from the Guild Hall, Preston. Latest news of the fifth round matches.
Producer Martin Hopkins Editor Dave Gordon
With Moira Stuart.
Weather Bernard Davey
Vintage comedy series by Jimmy Perry and David Croft. Starring Arthur Lowe
John Le Mesurier , Clive Dunn Put That Light Out. Walmingtonon-Sea Home Guard is sent to guard the local lighthouse.
Producer David Croft
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Jim Davidson hosts the general knowledge game show where snooker stars test their skill against the clock. Hoping to win the Mystery Star Prize for their partners tonight are
Dene O'Kane from New Zealand, Ray Reardon from Wales and Mike
Hallett from England. Keeping order as usual is referee John "Mr Trick Shot" Virgo. Director Charles Garland
Producer John Burrowes
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Noel Edmonds throws open the doors of his less-than-stately home at Crinkley Bottom and invites some more celebrities to join him for an evening of entertainment. Tonight football expert Garth Crooks falls foul of Mr Blobby on the way to a Gotcha Oscar, some more outspoken children tell all about their parents in Wait Till I Get You Home and the NTV hidden cameras reveal another unsuspecting viewer's habits. Direcior/ProducerMichael Leggo ● STEREO
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The family game show in which couples compete to see who goes for the conveyor belt and its host of goodies.
With Rosemarie Ford.
Director Bill Morton
Producer David Taylor
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Making Waves. Rob spends the day on the river and ends up in casualty as a patient. Charlie tries to help a heroin addict kick her habit, but an unwelcome visitor has different ideas. With guest appearances by Martin Jarvis and Rosalind Ayres.
Episode written by Robin Mukherjee Producer Geraint Moms
Director Michael Brayshaw
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With Martyn Lewis.
Weather Bernard Davey
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I First showing on I network television for this ghostly Irish comedy, starring Peter O'Toole Daryl Hannah
His castle and finances virtually in ruins, Peter Plunkett lures some Americans to stay by claiming the place is haunted.
However, his attempts to scare the guests are disastrous, until one of them encounters the spectre of a young woman murdered 200 years ago.
Written and directed by Neil Jordan , who also made
Company of Wolves and Mona Lisa , it features a cast full of familiar faces.
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Highlights of two of this afternoon's top Premier
League matches plus all the goals, action and reaction from the day's other fixtures. Commentary by Clive Tyldesley and John Motson. Introduced by Desmond Lynam , with Alan Hansen. Series producer John Shrewsbury Editor Brian Barwick
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Continuing coverage from the UK Championship.
John Parrott , last year's champion, was expected to be defending his title tonight, although he had a difficult qualifying section to negotiate, including Peter Ebdon and Ken Doherty. The first result will emerge on the other table, with Stephen Hendry possibly facing Ronnie O'Sullivan , the promising 16-year-old rookie. With commentary by Ted Lowe , Jack Karnehm , Clive Everton , Ray Edmonds , John Virgo , Eddie Charlton and John Spencer. Introduced by David Vine. Producer Mike Ward
Editor Rick Waumsley
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