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: Felix the Cat

With Toby Anstis.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Smoggles

: Playdays

Today: the Dot Stop.
A Felgate production for BBCtv

: Blue Peter's Tracy Island

Anthea Turner makes a model of Thunderbirds headquarters.


Presenter: Anthea Turner

Blog post that mentions this programme:

Scissors, Paper, Glue: A brief history of Easter crafts on the BBC 14 April 2017

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews one of the week's key newsmakers and reviews the Sunday papers with his guests.
Executive editor Bob Wheaton
Including at 8.15am and 9.00am News and Weather


Unknown: David Frost
Editor: Bob Wheaton

: The Good Book Guide

In the New Testament, who was writing to whom, and why?

: This Is the Day

Tony Phelan joins young people in worship at a conference at Carberry Tower in Scotland.
PRAYER LINE: 07 1 -[number removed]. 7. Calls charged at normal rates.


Unknown: Tony Phelan

: See Hear!

A report on a unique adventure holiday base, and an update on the National Captioning Institute caption reader.
Presented by Clive Mason. With signing and subtitles.


Presented By: Clive Mason.

: Japanese Language and People

2: A look at the contrasting lives of two families.
SUPPORT MATERIAL: BBC book priced £ 16.95, a pack offive audio-cassettes £29.95, from retailers.

: Careering Ahead

How training is killing off the bad salesman.
FACTSHEET: for free sheet send sae to
[address removed]

: Off the Back of a Lorry

3: Mike Scott examines the difficulties and prospects for British business in Italy.
BOOKLET: send cheque/PO for £2.OO, payable to BSS, to [address removed]


Unknown: Mike Scott

: Advice Shop

Welfare rights magazine.

: CountryFile

With John Craven , including the week's weather at 12.55.


Unknown: John Craven

: News

Followed by On the Record
Political programme, presented by Jonathan Dimbleby with John Cole.


Presented By: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: John Cole.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Sam learns an unpleasant lesson.

: Columbo

Starring Peter Falk
Murder by the Book. Will
Lt Columbo be able to read the clues correctly when tackling a man made rich by red herrings? With Jack Cassidy , Rosemary Forsyth and Barbara Colby. Director Steven Spielberg


Unknown: Peter Falk
Unknown: Jack Cassidy
Unknown: Rosemary Forsyth
Unknown: Barbara Colby.
Director: Steven Spielberg

: Cartoon

: Biteback

Biteback investigates claims that programme makers mislead people who took part in the youth programme Reportage. And why is Tomorrow's World losing millions of viewers? Sue Lawley gives viewers the right to reply. With reports from Richard Jobson and Carole Stone.
A Barraclough Carey production for BBCtv
HOTLINE: phone [number removed] or write to Biteback, [address removed]


Unknown: Richard Jobson
Unknown: Carole Stone.
Unknown: Barraclough Carey

: The Clothes Show

All that's hot this spring - tomato reds, the espadrille and the nautical look. As well as Jools Holland , there's jewels to be auctioned by the Red Cross for Somalia, and fashion from around the world. With Jeff Banks , Caryn Franklin and Brenda Emmanus.


Unknown: Jools Holland
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Unknown: Brenda Emmanus.

: Antiques Roadshow

Among the unusual collection of objects which turn up at the Arts Centre of Warwick
University are some silver chatelaines. There is also the final assessment of the Titian drawing first seen at
Kingsbridge. And Hugh Scully sets another question in the Radio Times/Antiques Roadshow competition. Producer Christopher Lewis


Unknown: Hugh Scully
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Songs of Praise

Martin Bashir visits Britain's newest cathedral - the Roman
Catholic cathedral of St Mary and St Helen, Brentwood, Essex. Hymns: Praise to the Holiest in the Height; Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken; The Lord Is Alive;
Lord for Tomorrow and Its Needs; To God Be the Glory; Be Still for the Presence of the Lord; Send Us as Your Blessing Lord. Producer David Kremer
Editor Roger Hutchings


Unknown: Martin Bashir
Producer: David Kremer
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: As Time Goes By

Romantic comedy written by Bob Larbey.
A chance meeting results in an invitation to stay the weekend with her sister-in-law. Jean convinces Lionel that he ought to accompany her.
Producer Sydney Lotterby
Executive producer Philip Jones A Theatre of Comedy/D L Taffner production forBBCtv


Written By: Bob Larbey.
Producer: Philip Jones
Jean: Judi Dench
Lionel: Geoffrey Palmer
Penny: Moyra Fraser
Stephen: Paul Chapman

: Lovejoy

Drama series about a roguish antiques dealer, starring Ian McShane
Fly the Flag. When a flag from the American War of Independence is discovered hidden in the local church, a number of people claim it as their own.
Episode written by Douglas Watkinson Producer Emma Hayter Director Rob Walker


Unknown: Ian McShane
Written By: Douglas Watkinson
Producer: Emma Hayter
Director: Rob Walker
Lovejoy: Ian McShane
Lady Jane: Phyllis Logan
Tinker: Dudley Sutton
Eric: Chris Jury
Wilfred Shotley: Michael Hordern
Daphne Shotley: Elizabeth Spriggs
Christian Shotley: Pip Torrens
Beau Derek Whittaker: Eoin McCarthy
Chuck Fellowes: Angus MacInnes
John D Parmenter: Peter Whitman
Harvey Swainston: Roger Brierley
Davidson: Bill Stewart
Rachel Fairbrother: Oona Kirsch
Azi Kumar: Harmage Singh Kalirai
Salome Catchpole: June Whittaker

: So Haunt Me

Comedy by Paul A Mendelson Heaven knows how the Rokebys can get rid of Yetta. But is heaven telling?
Director John Stroud
Producer Caroline Gold
A Cinema Verity production for BBCtv


Comedy By: Paul A Mendelson
Director: John Stroud
Unknown: Miriam Karun
Yetta Feldman: Miriam Karlin
Pete Rokeby: George Costigan
Sally Rokeby: Tessa Peake-Jones
Tammy Rokeby: Laura Howard
David Rokeby: Jeremy Green
Carole Dawlish: Julia Deakin
JackDawlish: Trevor Byfield
Mr Bloom: David Graham
Dolly Finkel: Thelma Ruby
Mrs Pettigrew: Maggie Steed

: One Foot in the Grave

Award-winning comedy series about a curmudgeonly codger and his long-suffering wife, written by David Renwick. Descent into the Maelstrom
When Margaret collapses from exhaustion, Victor patiently nurses her back into a gibbering nervous wreck.
Director/Producer Susan Belbin


Written By: David Renwick.
Producer: Susan Belbin
Victor Meldrew: Richard Wilson
Margaret Meldrew: Annette Crosbie
Mrs Warboys: Doreen Mantle
NickSwainey: Owen Brenman
Unemployed man: Stephen Ley
Andrea TemPle: Helen Lederer
Mrs Ashcroft: Laura Cox

: News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Mastermind

From Arundel Castle, West Sussex. Specialist subjects: Charles II; British athletics since 1945; Gerard Manley
Hopkins; Dietrich Bonhoeffer. DirectorStephen Potter
Producer Penelope Cowell Doe
APPLICATIONS for next year's Mastermind should be sent to: [address removed]


Unknown: Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
Producer: Penelope Cowell

: Heart of the Matter

Tell Me the Truth, Doctor
Should a doctor conceal to be kind? With a bill to increase patients' access to medical records soon to be tabled in Parliament, Joan Bakewell examines the pros and cons of the patient's right to know. Producer Nick Stuart
Series producer Michael Waterhouse
A Roger Bolton production for BBCtv


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Nick Stuart
Unknown: Roger Bolton

: What Shall We Tell the Children?

Last in the parents' series has a family quiz about safer sex. Producer Kate Cheeseman
Series producer Tony Matthews
FREE HELPLINE: 0[number removed]open for an hour after the programme and tomorrow from 2.00-7.00pm.


Producer: Kate Cheeseman
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Famously Fluent

The former Speaker of the House of Commons, Lord
Weatherill, brushes up his Urdu. Producer Robert Cooke


Producer: Robert Cooke

: Doogie Howser, MD

Vinnie and Doogie are worried - but about different things.

: This Country's Rockin'

A rock 'n' roll country music concert from Pontiac, Michigan. With the Stray Cats, Ted Nugent , Etta James and Carl Perkins. (Postponed from 20 January)


Unknown: Ted Nugent
Unknown: Etta James
Unknown: Carl Perkins.

: Weather

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