Starting with 6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast
News every quarter hour.
Robert Kilroy-Silk presents his topical studio discussion.
Quiz with Ross King. • STEREO
• VIEWERS' QUIZ: see Monday
and Regional News; Weather
With Toby Anstis. • STEREO
Today: the Playground Stop. • STEREO
A mixture of chat, fact, tips, fun and star guests with Anne Diamond and Nick Owen.
Including the opening of today's window on the Good Morning Advent Calendar.
10.40 Room with a Viewer
11.00 News (Txt) and weather
11.10 Library of Romance
11.35 Advice Phone-in 11.50 Mother Love
12.00 News (Txt) and weather • STEREO
HOTLINE: see Monday
Pop legend Cliff Richard is Judi Spiers 's guest today. • STEREO
12.55pm Regional News; Weather
With Philip Hayton.
Weather John Kettley
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Live commentary of the 1 1 lth Varsity Match for the Bowring Bowl, from Twickenham. A capacity crowd will once again expect great entertainment from 30 highly talented students. Commentary by Nigel Starmer-Smith .
Introduced by Chris Rea.
Executive producer Johnnie Watherston • STEREO
With Andi Peters.
The series that looks at top children's picture books.
Mike McShane tells Not Now
Bernard by David McKee , Lynda Bellingham tells The Sand Horse by Ann Turnbull and Michael Foreman , and Sylvester McCoy tells
Bloop and the Big Bad Barons. • STEREO
Science-fiction comedy series. Deep in the war zone, the pressure is on for the crew of the Dispensable, as the terrifying Mygdon loses patience over their latest patient. • STEREO
Captain K Pubble:
Cartoon adventures. The
Chipettes decide Miss Miller needs a hobby.
A series about the world of design and how to appreciate it. Today: a look at the way fast food restaurants respond to their customers' needs, and what it takes to design a garment for the high street shops. With Margot Wilson, Adrian Rose, Helen Fort, and contributions from David Gower and Richard Norton.
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Drama series for children.
Speedy causes quite a stir. This week's episodes written by Matthew Graham
A Zenith North production for BBCtv (For cast see Friday at 5. 0pm)
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Paul believes he is finished and urges Caroline to run the hotel for him. Lucy and Josh get the chance of a Queensland holiday but who else is going? (For cast see Wednesday. Shown at 1.30pm)
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With Peter Sissons and Anna Ford.
Weather Rob McElwee
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Second of the semi-finals as Noel Edmonds searches for the family with the most TV trivia knowledge - past and present. Director Graham Wetherell
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As Arthur renews an old friendship, Ian gets an early dose of Christmas generosity and Nigel helps Dot secure a pianist for her carol rehearsals. Episode written by Lilie Ferrari (For cast see Thursday)
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John Sullivan 's classic comedy starring Robert Lindsay
To/kin 's Revenge. "Inspector" Tofkin asks the Tooting
Popular Front for assistance to get revenge on his cousin.
Director Ray Butt
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Bill Beaumont and Ian Botham captain the two teams of sporting celebrities as they answer the questions put to them by David Coleman. Executive producer Mike Adtey
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• BILL BEAUMONT 'S TV DINNER: page 21
With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather Rob McElwee
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Last episode of the drama series about a maverick
Midlands lawyer, written by Peter Gibbs , and starring Leigh Lawson
Conflicts of Interest. Kinsey has to face up to emotional turmoil, a threatened practice and his partner's exhortations to turn down a very profitable client. Will he let his heart rule his head for once?
Producer Carol Parks
Director Richard Standeven
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Conclusion of the two-part profile, which is accompanied by a BBCtv season of the American director's movies.
His work is often characterised by a love of wide open spaces such as Monument Valley in Arizona and a vivid evocation of the epic spirit that helped to build America.
After the Second World War,
Ford continued his remarkable career with films such as They Were Expendable, My Darling Clementine, the famous
"cavalry trilogy" and The Quiet
Man, for which he won yet another Oscar.
British film director and Ford expert Lindsay Anderson , who narrates the programme, gives his own critical appraisal and discusses his long friendship with a man he describes as "one of the great poets of humanity in our time".
James Stewart ,
Maureen O'Hara , Benjohnson, Harry Careyjr and grandson and biographer Dan Ford are among those who talk about Ford's later career.
Producer Andrew Eaton
Series editor Andrew Snell
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Classic is the restored version of the great monster movie, starring Fay Wray Robert Armstrong Bruce Cabot
The original King Kong, with its stunning stop motion animation by Willis O'Brien , is the one that set the standards by which all fantasy films are now judged. Kong is the giant gorilla brought back from the jungle as a "side-show" attraction. When he escapes into the streets of Manhattan, it seems nothing can stop him.
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Executive Business Club: Scrambled transmission.