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: Felix the Cat

With Toby Anstis.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Smoggies

Animation. Rpt

: Playdays

Today: the Tent Stop. A Felgate production for BBCtv

: Superbods

Today: the skin. Rpt

: Breakfast with Frost

This morning David Frost talks to Lord Tebbit and David
Mellor, MP. Reviewing
Sunday's papers will be the Daily Mirror's political editor Alastair Campbell and the editor of Cosmopolitan Marcelle d'Argy Smith.
Executive editor Bob Wheaton
Including at 8.15am and 9.00am News and Weather


Talks: David Frost
Editor: Alastair Campbell
Editor: Bob Wheaton

: The Good Book Guide

Last of the series.
Tony Robinson finds ways for people to learn for themselves what the Bible has to say.


Unknown: Tony Robinson

: This Is the Day

Marion Ray has chosen to live in inner-city Birmingham.
Graham Young joins her, at the Aston Cottage Community, for a time of prayer and worship.


Unknown: Marion Ray

: See Hear!

Today: a look at the new Council Tax, and six deaf children spend a day at Old
Trafford football ground. With signing and subtitles.

: Japanese Language and People

4: The language of shopping.
BBC BOOK: 16.95. pack of five audio-cassettes£29.95, from retailers.

: Computing for the Terrified

A seven-part drama-documentary series to help take the terror out of computing.
Sally (Carol Leader) meets people who have tamed their computers, and tries to introduce Helen (
Helen Lederer ) to word-processing. A Diverse production for BBCtv


Unknown: Helen Lederer

: Off the Back of a Lorry

5: Problems with German law.
BOOKLET: send cheque/PO for £2.00, payable to BSS, to [address removed]

: Advice Shop

Welfare rights magazine.

: CountryFile

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


Unknown: John Craven

: News On the Record

Political programme, presented by Jonathan Dimbleby.


Presented By: Jonathan Dimbleby.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Bistro opening night is not what Kathy expects.

: Irreconcilable Differences

A bittersweet comedy starring Ryan O'Neal
A couple fall for the trappings of Hollywood, but face a daughter who wants to divorce them!
Director Charles Shyer
0 SEE FILMS pages 39-46


Unknown: Ryan O'Neal
Director: Charles Shyer
Albert Brodsky: Ryan O'Neal
Lucy Van Patten Brodsky: Shelley Long
Casey Brodsky: Drew Barrymore
David Kessler: Sam Wanamaker
Blake Chandler: Sharon Stone

: Lifeline

Anita Dobson appeals for the Rainbow Trust Children's Charity.
DONATIONS: Anita Dobson. Rainbow Trust Children's Charity, [address removed]


Unknown: Anita Dobson
Unknown: Anita Dobson.

: The Clothes Show

Today, the programme passes judgement on designer garb for the legal profession. A look at broderie anglais, a Swiss export which translates as English lace. And two entrepreneurs have an uplifting idea for the designer end of the British clothing industry.

: Antiques Roadshow

A bronze vase exchanged for a suit, a silver bowl with illegal hallmarks and a fine diamond necklace provide a varied mix from Macclesfield. Hugh Scully sets another question in the Radio Times/Antiques Roadshow competition, and the experts find the prettiest painting they've seen this year, rescued from the owner's attic.
Producer Christopher Lewis


Producer: Christopher Lewis

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Songs of Praise

On Unemployment Sunday Sally Magnusson visits
Wakefield, where some people are responding positively to unemployment.
Hymns include: Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven; He Who Would Valiant Be; Thine Be the Glory; Do Not Be Afraid; The Servant King;
Crown Him with Many Crowns; For All the Saints; Guide Me, 0 Thou Great Redeemer.
Producer Jonathan Fulford
Editor Roger Hutchings


Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Producer: Jonathan Fulford
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: As Time Goes By

The last in the series of Bob Larbey's romantic comedy.
It's the day of Lionel's book launch and Alistair has a new publicity stunt ready in case sales start flagging.

A Theatre of Comedy/DLTaffner production for BBCtv

(Stereo) (Subtitles)


Written by: Bob Larbey
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Executive Producer: Philip Jones
Jean: Judi Dench
Lionel: Geoffrey Palmer
Judith: Moira Brooker
Alistair: Philip Bretherton
Sandy: Jenny Funnell
Doris: Janet Dale

: Lovejoy

The misadventures of an artful antiques dealer, starring Ian McShane
The Galloping Major. When looking in Frankie's scrapyard for a replacement back indicator lamp for his pickup truck, Lovejoy is persuaded to buy a rusty old cannon, too.


Writer: Terry Hodgkinson
Producer: Emma Hayter
Director: Baz Taylor
Lovejoy: Ian McShane
Lady Jane: Phyllis Logan
Tinker: Dudley Sutton
Eric: Chris Jury
Major Eddie Turpin: Leslie Phillips
Alice: Maria Charles
Leo: Harry Landis
Natalie: Valentina Yakunina
Arthur: Tony Haygarth
Frankie: Steven Odonnell
PC Alcock: Sean Baker
PC Troon: Paul McNeilly
Cyril: Colin Rix
Nick Palmer: Laurence Kennedy

: Last of the Summer Wine

Another chance to see
Roy Clarke 's gentle comedy series. Come In Sunray Major. Foggy goes high-tech to establish good communications with Compo and Clegg.
Director/Producer Alan J W Bell


Unknown: Roy Clarke
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg: Peter Salus
Foggy: Brian Wilde
Edie: Thora Hird
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Nora: Kathy Staff
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Wesley: Gordon Wharmby

: One Foot in the Grave: Warm Champagne

Comedy series written by David Renwick.

The Meldrews return home from a horror-filled holiday in the sun, only to face a series of disasters which almost sends Margaret over the edge. Deciding she can take no more, she embarks on a reckless adventure.


Writer: David Renwick
Director/Producer: Susan Belbin
Victor Meldrew: Richard Wilson
Margaret Meldrew: Annette Crosbie
Patrick: Angus Deayton
Pippa: Janine Duvitski
Mrs Staveacre: Georgina Beer
Ben: Tristram Jellinek

: News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Mastermind

From Arundel Castle in West
Sussex. Magnus Magnusson questions four more contenders with specialist subjects: the Austro-Hungarian dual monarchy, 1867-1918; Lord Macaulay; Dervla Murphy ; railway signalling in Britain, 1830-1947. Director Stephen Potter
Producer Penelope Cowell Doe


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Dervla Murphy
Director: Stephen Potter
Producer: Penelope Cowell Doe

: Everyman

See No Evil the Sabra and Shatila Massacre. On 16
September 1982 a force of Christian Lebanese militiamen entered the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in Beirut and killed as many as 2,000 Palestinians while their allies, the Israelis, surrounded the camps. Everyman explores the legacy of the massacre. Producer Stephen Walker Series editor John Blake


Unknown: Shatila Massacre.
Producer: Stephen Walker
Editor: John Blake

: Winning

Series on small business success.
Winning with the Customer-the Short-Sighted Optician? David Hall examines how improved customer services at a small but long-standing opticians might save it from the threat of new larger companies. Producers Brian Edwards. Andrew Forrester A Diverse production for BBCtv


Unknown: David Hall
Producers: Brian Edwards.
Producers: Andrew Forrester

: Famously Fluent

Keith Vaz , MP, shows how he uses British sign language. Producer Robert Cooke
INFORMATION PACK: send a cheque for £ 1.50. payable to BBC Education, to
[address removed]


Unknown: Keith Vaz
Producer: Robert Cooke

: Elephant Games

A film about the annual celebrations at Thailand's
Elephant Festival.
Producer Skip Blumberg


Producer: Skip Blumberg

: Weather

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