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: Henry's Cat

Breakfast in the broom cupboard with Andi Peters.
Cartoon.

Contributors

Unknown: Andi Peters.

: Wiz Bang

Fun and laughter to start the day. Scrooge has three visitors.

: Littl' Bits

Animated adventures set in a mystical and enchanted forest. Bossabit finds the garden of flowers dying.

: Eggs 'n' Baker

The food and fun series.
Today, Cheryl Baker goes to the United States, where she shows how to make an authentic New England clam chowder in Boston, a jambalaya in New Orleans and a key lime pie in Florida.

Contributors

Unknown: Cheryl Baker

: Tom and Jerry

Classic cartoons.

: Going Live!

Special guests this morning include award-winning journalist John Simpson and wildlife film-maker Simon King. Chris Evans and Gaby Roslin of Channel 4's The Big Breakfast will be asking viewers to "phone in, it's just for fun" and there's music from P M Dawn and Ugly Kid Joe. Andi Peters presents Game Talk and Shane Richie and Peter Simon Run the Risk! with three more teams. Plus, all the latest pop videos and cartoon adventures with the Chipmunks and Pirates of Dark Water. Presented by Sarah Greene , Phillip Schofield , Trev Neal and Simon Hickson. Editor Chris Bellinger
TELEPHONE: call this morning's studio guests on [number removed]. LETTERS: wnte to Going Live!
PO Box 8 181, London W12 7SE.
COMPETITION LINE: 089 1 -[number removed](calls cost 20p). rules from: Audiocall, 80 Wood Lane. London W 12 0TT.
SEE PREVIEW page

Contributors

Unknown: John Simpson
Unknown: Simon King.
Unknown: Chris Evans
Unknown: Gaby Roslin
Unknown: Joe. Andi Peters
Unknown: Shane Richie
Unknown: Peter Simon Run
Presented By: Sarah Greene
Presented By: Phillip Schofield
Presented By: Trev Neal
Presented By: Simon Hickson.
Editor: Chris Bellinger

: Weather

: Grandstand

Introduced by Steve Rider from Twickenham.
Provisional Timetable
12.20 Football Focus
1.00 News; 1.05 Racing
1.20 Rugby union; 1.35 Racing
1.50 Rugby union; 2.05 Racing
2.20 Rugby union; 4.40 Final Score
Rugby Union
England v Scotland Live coverage from
Twickenham of the Save and Prosper international in the Five Nations Championship
(kick-off at 2.45pm). The 110th meeting of the "auld enemy" brings the sides together to contest the Calcutta Cup for the 1 00th time. After home wins over Ireland and Wales,
Scotland look to end their Five
Nations season with a victory over the English that will not only ensure the Calcutta Cup but also an 11 th Triple Crown. A Scottish triumph would improve a dismal record at Twickenham and provide a fitting send-off for retiring coach Ian McGeechan. England will hope to prevent a first
Scottish victory on English soil for ten years and in doing so record their fourth consecutive victory in the fixture, something they haven't done for 36 years. Commentary by Bill McLaren and Bill Beaumont.
Wales v Ireland
Highlights of the Digital international from Cardiff at
4.15pm. After a defeat in Scotland, Wales return to the scene of their triumph over England in February to entertain Ireland. The Irish have a good record at the Arms Park and will look to record their fourth win in five outings there. By contrast, home fans will hope to inspire their side as they strive to register their first win over the Irish in Cardiff for ten years.
Commentary Nigel Starmer -Smith and Hugo MacNeill.
Racing
From Newbury.
1.10 Eastleigh H'cap Hurdle (2m %f)
1.40 Berkshire Hurdle (2m 5f)
2.10 Rocking Horse Nursery Handicap Chase (2m 4f)
With Cheltenham ten days away, the Berkshire Hurdle is a final stepping stone for top-class hurdlers. Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and Richard Pitman.
Football Focus
A preview of this weekend's FA Cup Sixth Round ties.
Manchester City entertain
Tottenham Hotspur in a repeat of the 1981 Cup final. Plus, a repeat of the 1978final as Arsenal travel to meet Ipswich. Lancashire-Yorkshire rivalry is rekindled with Blackburn Rovers playing host to Sheffield United, and Sheffield Wednesday face the prospect of a match against Derby County. It's also quarter-final day in Scotland. Cup-holders Rangers look to have a straightforward game away to Arbroath. Hearts v
Falkirk is a repeat of last year's quarter final.
Rugby television presentation Johnnie Watherston and Gareth Mainwanng
(Match of the Day: the Road to Wembley at 10.05pm)
SEE PREVIEW page 11

Contributors

Introduced By: Steve Rider
Commentary By: Bill McLaren
Commentary By: Bill Beaumont.
Unknown: Nigel Starmer
Unknown: Hugo MacNeill.
Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Julian Wilson
Commentary By: Richard Pitman.
Unknown: Derby County.
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston
Unknown: Gareth Mainwanng

: News

With Andrew Harvey.
Weather Peter Cockroft

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: That's Showbusiness

The panel game that tests two teams of celebrities on the world of entertainment. Joining Mike Smith this week is
Jonathon Morris , star of BBC 1 's Bread. He teams up with actress Eve Ferret to play against Geoffrey Hughes (who played Eddie Yates in Coronation Street and now stars in Keeping Up
Appearances) and comedian Kevin Day , one of Jonathan Ross 's Saturday Zoo regulars. Director John Rooney
Producer Nick Vaughan-Barratt

Contributors

Unknown: Mike Smith
Unknown: Jonathon Morris
Unknown: Geoffrey Hughes
Unknown: Eddie Yates
Unknown: Kevin Day
Unknown: Jonathan Ross
Director: John Rooney
Producer: Nick Vaughan-Barratt

: Noel's House Party

Noel Edmonds invites some more celebrities to join him at Crinkley Bottom. This week, Olympic athlete Kriss Akabusi thinks he has uncovered a scandal at a country house, until he is dramatically presented with a Gotcha. There's a strangely Eurovision feel to Open the Cupboard, an opportunity to admire the top five Party Pieces, and, of course, the chance that you might be the star of NTV. Director/Producer Michael Leggo
TELEPHONE: to choose who gets the gunge this week. phone 0[number removed]or 0[number removed](maximum call cost 10p). And phone 0[number removed]if you want next week's celebrity to Grab a Grand for you (36p per minute cheap rate, 48p at other times).

Contributors

Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: Kriss Akabusi
Producer: Michael Leggo

: Short Circuit

Lighthearted adventure, starring Ally Sheedy
Steve Guttenberg
At a cost of$11 million, Robot Number Five was built to kill.
Then lightning strikes and he goes AWOL. While on the run, Number Five encounters animal lover Stephanie and, with childlike wonder and innocence, starts to discover the world around him. The army, however, regards him as a malfunctioning menace and not even his inventor believes what Stephanie has discovered - that Number Five is alive.
Director John Badham
Subtitled
●SEE FILMS pages 41-44

Contributors

Unknown: Ally Sheedy
Unknown: Steve Guttenberg
Director: John Badham
Stephanie Speck: Ally Sheedy
Newton Crosby: Steve Guttenberg
Ben: Fisher Stevens
Howard Marner: Austin Pendleton
Skroeder: Gw Bailey
Frank: Brian McNamara
Voice of Number Five: Tim Blaney
Duke: Marvin McIntyre
Otis: John Garber
Mrs Cepeda: Penny Stanton
General Waskburne: Vernon Weddle
SenatorMills: Barbara Tarbuck

: Birds of a Feather: Getting a Grip

Another chance to see the first episode in the second series of the comedy created by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson.

With their husbands still in prison, sisters Sharon and Tracey turn to their neighbour, Dorien, for help when their central heating breaks down.

This episode was written by Peter Tilbury, who has since created Lenny Henry's Thursday-evening series Chef!
An Alomo production for BBCtv

Contributors

Created by: Laurence Marks
Created by: Maurice Gran
Writer: Peter Tilbury
Director/Producer: Nic Phillips
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph
"Grief Stricken": Gordon Winter
"Not up to It": Sam James
Alison: Eve Bland
Gloria: Jane Hollowood
"Firm Time": Nick Kemp

: News and Sport

With Michael Buerk.
Subtitled
Weather Peter Cockroft

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: That's Life!

More hard-hitting investigations and real-life humour from Esther Rantzen and her team. With Gavin Campbell,
Adrian Mills , Howard Leader and Kevin Devine.
Director Chris Fox
Editor Bryher Scudamore
WRITE TO: That's Life!. BBCtv, London
W 12 7TS, ifyouhavea a problem you would like the programme to investigate. Letters cannot be acknowledged.

Contributors

Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Gavin Campbell,
Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Howard Leader
Unknown: Kevin Devine.
Director: Chris Fox
Editor: Bryher Scudamore

: Match of the Day: the Road to Wembley

In the FA Cup Sixth Round today, Blackburn Rovers were at home to Sheffield United and Ipswich Town played host to Arsenal. Match of the Day presents highlights from this afternoon's ties and a roundup of key action from today's
Premier League fixtures. Plus the result of February's Goal of the Month competition.
Commentary by John Motson and Barry Davies. Introduced by Desmond Lynam , with Alan Hansen and Trevor Brooking. Series producer John Shrewsbury Editor Brian Barwick
(Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur is live tomorrowat 3.00pm on BBC1, with highlights of Derby County v Sheffield Wednesday on Monday at 10.55pm)

Contributors

Commentary By: John Motson
Commentary By: Barry Davies.
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Alan Hansen
Unknown: Trevor Brooking.
Producer: John Shrewsbury
Editor: Brian Barwick

: The FBI Story: Alvin Karpis

INewsreel-style dramatisation of a landmark FBI case, starring
Robert Foxworth
1931, Thayer, Missouri :
Francis Alvin Karpis , aged 24, begins his infamous career of murder, robbery and kidnapping, which is to earn him the dubious distinction of being called Public Enemy Number One.
Director Marvin Chomsky
0 SEE FILMS pages 41-44

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Foxworth
Unknown: Thayer, Missouri
Unknown: Francis Alvin Karpis
Director: Marvin Chomsky
AlvinKarpis: Robert Foxworth
Maynard Richards: David Wayne
Shirley: Kay Lenz
Fred Barker: Gary Lockwood
Colette: Anne Francis
Earl Anderson: Chris Robinson
MaBarker: Eileen Heckart
J Edgar Hoover: Harris Yulin
AlexDenton: James Gammon
Dr Simon R Willards: Robert Emhardt
Vicky Clinton: Alexandra Hay
Bernice Griffiths: Janice Lynde
Arthur (Doc) Barker: Charles Cyphers
Smith: Gerald McRaney

: Weather









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