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: Kilroy

Topical discussion, with Robert Kilroy-Silk .


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Ross King

Stanley Unwin , the 70-year-old comedian, is today's guest on the game show with Ross King.
VIEWERS'QUIZ: phone your entry on 0[number removed](calls cost 36p per minute cheap rate, 48p at all other times).


Unknown: Stanley Unwin
Unknown: Ross King.

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Toby Anstis.
Today: the Playground Stop. Actor Paul Nicholas is the guest storyteller.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.
Unknown: Paul Nicholas

: Good Morning ... with Anne and Nick

Presented by Anne Diamond and Nick Owen.
10.50 Room with a Viewer
11.00 News (Subtitled); weather
11.20 Library of Romance
11.30 Video Stars
11. 35 Topical Phone-In
11.50 Needlecraft with Carolyne Righton
12.00 News (Subtitled); weather HOTLINE: [number removed](24 hours, or write to: Good Morning with Anne and Nick. PO Box 9000. Birmingham B I I NA).


Presented By: Anne Diamond
Presented By: Nick Owen.
Unknown: Carolyne Righton

: Pebble Mill

Entertainer Danny La Rue is Judi Spiers 's guest.


Unknown: Danny La Rue
Unknown: Judi Spiers

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Neighbours

: First Letter First

Hi-tech word game presented by Don Maclean.
VIEWERS' QUIZ: you could win£ 1 00 by phoning 0[number removed]with the correct answer toa a special question (calls cost 55p maximum).


Presented By: Don MacLean.

: Dear Murderer

L British crime thriller starring
Eric Portman
A vengeful husband plans the murder of his wife's lover.
But then a young architect arrives on the scene.
DirectorArthurCrabtree B/W • SEE FILMS pages 43-50


Unknown: Eric Portman
Lee Warren: Eric Portman
Vivien Warren: Greta Gynt
Richard Fenton: Dennis Price
Inspector Pembury: Jack Warner
Jimmy Martin: Maxwell Reed
AvisFenton: Hazel Court
Sergeant Fox: Andrew Crawford
Rita: Jane Hylton
Porter: Eric Butcher
Ernie: John Blythe

: Pinocchlo

With Philippa Forrester.
Animation. Rpt

: Harvey Angell

Second part of ajackanory story told by Adrian Edmondson.


Told By: Adrian Edmondson.

: The New Yogi Bear Show

Cartoon fun. Rpt

: Hangar 17

Top band Take That! storm into the show today with their latest hit. Host Mickey Hutton gives away prizes on Taking the Mickey and referees another Battle of the Bands. Ox and Weasel (Mark Hayford and James Hamill ) keep an eye on the door. DJ Paul (Paul
Leyshon) has more of your letters and charts. And there's an appearance by young unicyclist Danny Centner.
LETTERS: write to Hangar 17,
PO Box 1700, London W 12 6HA.


Unknown: Mickey Hutton
Unknown: Mark Hayford
Unknown: James Hamill
Unknown: Danny Centner.

: Newsround

News for children.

: Grange Hill

Robyn is missing and the police start a search.
This week's episodes by Kevin Hood (For cast see Friday at 5.05pm)

: Neighbours

Phoebe's love letter to Todd finally arrives; Jim spends the night with Faye; and Phoebe catches Toby and Ben in an embarrassing act of subterfuge.

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Anna Ford.
Weather Penny Tranter


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Anna Ford.

: Holiday

Bournemouth is the setting for tonight's edition, where
Jill Dando looks at the campaign to lure us back to the British seaside. Eamonn Holmes is in Majorca for the first of three reports from the Balearic
Islands; Gloria Hunniford tries a weekend city break in New York; and Sue Cook joins a group of children on a holiday organised by the RSPCA. Producer Simon Shaw
Series producer Jane Lush
BBC HOLIDAYS MAGAZINE: containing resort reports, news, advice and information, £1.40 from newsagents.


Unknown: Jill Dando
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Gloria Hunniford
Unknown: Sue Cook
Producer: Simon Shaw

: EastEnders

Michelle is horrified to find Jack making friends with Pauline; Kathy's bistro runs into a few opening night problems; and a friendly poker game turns serious for Sanjay and Nigel.
Written by Kolton Lee


Writer: Kolton Lee

: Citizen Smith

John Sullivan 's classic comedy starring
Robert Lindsay
Prisoners. The TPF and Mum and Dad are in for an eventful night when unexpected visitors arrive at the house.
Producer Ray Butt


Unknown: John Sullivan
Unknown: Robert Lindsay
Wolfie Smith: Robert Lindsay
Ken: Mike Grady
Mum: Hilda Braid
Dad: Tony Steedman
Tucker: Tony Millan
Speed: George Sweeney
Mactaggert: Iain Blair
Newscaster: Corbet Woodall

: A Question of Sport

Ian Botham is joined by rugby's Brian Moore , England's most capped hooker and ever-present in the side that has won two successive grand slams, and by Jenni Stoute , bronze medallist in the 4 x metre relay at the Barcelona Olympics. Bill Beaumont lines up with footballer
Kevin Moran , Republic of Ireland defender and captain of Blackburn, and Ray Stevens , judo silver medallist at last year's Olympic Games. With David Coleman.
Executive producer Mike Adley


Unknown: Ian Botham
Unknown: Brian Moore
Unknown: Jenni Stoute
Unknown: Bill Beaumont
Unknown: Kevin Moran
Unknown: Ray Stevens
Unknown: David Coleman.
Producer: Mike Adley

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather Penny Tranter


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Smith and Jones

Another chance to see the selections of comic goodies personally chosen by and starring Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones
Tonight's best bits include the song about the bicycle boys, an After Darkdiscussion on the subject of death, a head-to-head about faking the "organism" and that famous kiss.
Producers Jon Plowman and Jamie Rix


Unknown: Mel Smith
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Producers: Jon Plowman
Producers: Jamie Rix

: Harry Enfield's Television Programme

Another chance to see comedian Harry Enfield's range of characters, including DJs Mike Smash and Dave Nice from Radio Fab FM, the Old Gits, the Double-Take Brothers, the Slobs and Little Brother.
Director John Birkin
Producers Mary Bell and Geoffrey Perkins
A Hat Trick production for BBCtv


Unknown: Mike Smash
Director: John Birkin
Director: Geoffrey Perkins

: Omnibus

Continuing the season of classic Omnibus films made since the arts series began 25 years ago. The Brothers Grimm
This dramatised film looks at the magical world of the classic fairy tales, and at the lives of the strange brothers who helped to preserve them. Reconstructions from the original stories reveal the extra measures adopted when the Prince's kiss failed to wake Sleeping Beauty; and why Cinderella's slipper was actually made of fur.
Written and directed by David Wheatley


Directed By: David Wheatley
Dorothea: Grimm Judycornwell
Jacob Grimm: David Collings
Wilhelm Grimm: Ian Marter
Young Dorothea: Linda Kennedy
Young Jacob: Gary Carp
Young Wilhelm: Garth Bardsley

: Sunday, Bloody Sunday

The Movie Classic season ends with the story of an unusual love triangle, starring Peter Finch, Glenda Jackson, Murray Head

Bob Elkin has two older lovers - a homosexual doctor and a divorced business consultant in her mid-30s. Inevitably, the emotional strain proves too much and one weekend Bob decides to bring matters to a head.

See Films pages 43-50


Director: John Schlesinger
Dr Daniel Hirsch: Peter Finch
Alex Greville: Glenda Jackson
Bob Elkin: Murray Head
Mrs Greville: Peggy Ashcroft
Mr Greville: Maurice Denham
AlvaHodson: Vivian Pickles
Bill Hodson: Frank Windsor
Professor Johns: Thomas Baptiste
Mr Harding: Tony Britton
Answering service lady: Bessie Love

: Weather

: BBC Select

Executive Business Club: scrambled transmission.

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