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: Pinocchio

Breakfast in the broom cupboard with Toby Anstis.
Classic story about the wooden puppet who longs to be a boy.
Pinocchio is swept into a tornado and captured by an alien boy who wants him to be his friend.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: The All New Popeye Show

Cartoon triple bill.

: The Girl from Tomorrow

Ninth episode of a 12-part drama about a time traveller.
Alana makes her TV debut, which is followed by a visit from the social services.

: Potsworth and Co

Adventures of five earthlings travelling in the Dream Zone. Dozer can't get to sleep.

: Parallel 9

In today's edition of the cosmic series, there's interplanetary basketball and Richard Norton awaits some special guests from Australia in the Earthbase. Meanwhile on the planet, Brian the Dinosaur embarks on a career as an eco-detective, Kovan unravels new mysteries from the pool and Mercator and Zee get an urgent message from the Zarbian High Command. Plus music and cartoon action.
With David Claridge , Karl Collins , Frances Dodge ,
Stephen Hope-Wynne and Christopher Wild.
Producers Lome Magory. Claire Winyard Executive producer Peter Murphy
A Roach and Partners production for BBCtv EARTH-KNOWLEDGE: to send a message to Parallel 9. write to P9 Earthbase, BBCtv, PO Box 9000. London W 12 8ZZ.


Unknown: Richard Norton
Unknown: David Claridge
Unknown: Karl Collins
Unknown: Frances Dodge
Unknown: Stephen Hope-Wynne
Unknown: Christopher Wild.
Producer: Peter Murphy

: Weather

: Grandstand

Introduced by Hazel Irvine.
Provisional Timetable
11.00 Cricket
1.00 News
1.05 Tennis
1.55 Racing
2.05 Tennis/Cricket
2.25 Racing
2.35 Tennis/Cricket
2.55 Racing
3.05 Cricket
3.30 Racing
3.40 Motor sport
4.00 Cricket
4.30 Golf
Cricket: Second Test
England v Australia
Comhill Insurance Test Series from Lord's. Third day's play as England try to end Australia's
"jinx" at cricket's headquarters. Australia have won 11 of the 29 Tests played at Lord's between the two great rivals, including victories in 1985 and 1989. Commentary by Richie Benaud , Jack Bannister , Ray Illingworth and Geoff Boycott.
Volkswagen Women's
International Tournament from Eastbourne. The final of the women's traditional
Wimbledon warm-up event.
With the 100th Ladies' Singles Championships starting at Wimbledon on Monday,
Eastbourne is a useful guide to the players' form. Last year's tournament provided two surprise finalists when Lori McNeil beat her American compatriot Linda Harvey-Wild . McNeil is back to defend her crown but faces some stiff opposition from Argentina's former US Open champion Gabriela Sabatini,
Mary-Jo Fernandez and Zina Garrison from the United States.
Commentary by John Barrett and Virginia Wade.
From Ascot.
2.00 Ritz Club Fern Hill Rated
Stakes (1m)
2.30 Haagen Dazs Handicap Stakes (2m 45yds)
3.00 Grand Met Handicap Stakes(5f)
3.35 Southern Comfort Maiden Stakes (Old Mile)
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and Jimmy Lindley.
Motor Sport
Autotrader RAC British
Touring Car Championships from Brands Hatch - sixth round. Steve Soper set the early season pace with two victories in the first three races. German
Joachim Winkelhock is also a driver to watch out for, having already won at Donington this season. With commentary by Murray Walker.
Brief highlights of the second round of the US Open from Baltusrol in New Jersey. Producer Martin Hopkins Editor Dave Gordon


Introduced By: Hazel Irvine.
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Jack Bannister
Commentary By: Ray Illingworth
Commentary By: Geoff Boycott.
Unknown: Lori McNeil
Unknown: Linda Harvey-Wild
Unknown: Mary-Jo Fernandez
Unknown: Zina Garrison
Commentary By: John Barrett
Commentary By: Virginia Wade.
Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Julian Wilson
Commentary By: Jimmy Lindley.
Unknown: Steve Soper
Unknown: Joachim Winkelhock
Commentary By: Murray Walker.
Producer: Martin Hopkins
Editor: Dave Gordon

: News

With Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Cartoon

More animated fun.

: Jim'll Fix It

Jimmy Savile makes more viewers' dreams come true.
This week, Billy from Brixham in Devon has a lesson on the didgeridoo from Rolf Harris and Timothy from Exmouth gets to meet his favourite animals.
Director Helen Gartell Producer Roger Ordish
WRITE TO: Jim'll Fix It, BBC TV Centre, Wood Lane, London W 12 8QT.


Unknown: Jimmy Savile
Unknown: Rolf Harris
Director: Helen Gartell
Producer: Roger Ordish

: The Main Event

Quiz show hosted by Chris Tarrant. This week, the Bird family team up with sports personalities Emlyn Hughes , Sharron Davies and Dennis Taylor. Playing against them are the Ross family, who are partnered by magazine show presenters Carolyn Marshall , Ross King and Judi Spiers. Producer Danny Greenstone
Executive producers Alan Boyd , Bill Mason A Reg Grundy production for BBCtv


Unknown: Chris Tarrant.
Unknown: Emlyn Hughes
Unknown: Sharron Davies
Unknown: Dennis Taylor.
Presenters: Carolyn Marshall
Presenters: Ross King
Presenters: Judi Spiers.
Producer: Danny Greenstone
Producers: Alan Boyd
Producers: Bill Mason
Unknown: Reg Grundy

: The House of Eliott

Continuing the re-run of the second series of the drama that charts the setbacks and successes of a 1920s fashion house, starring Stella Gonet Louise Lombard
Florence is making Tilly's life at work unbearable and is undermining her confidence. As a result, Tilly is forced to make a decision that surprises Beatrice and Evie.
Episode written by Helen Slavin Producer Jeremy Gwilt Director Alister Hallum


Unknown: Stella Gonet
Unknown: Louise Lombard
Written By: Helen Slavin
Producer: Jeremy Gwilt
Director: Alister Hallum
Beatrice Eliott: Stella Gonet
Evangeline Eliott: Louise Lombard
Jack Maddox: Aden Gillett
Ralph Saroyan: Michael Culver
Edith Duglass: Phyllida Law
Leonard Duglass: Mark Kingston
James Duglass: John Elmes
Frances Duglass: Diana Morrison
Tilly Watkins: Cathy Murphy
Madge: Judy Flynn
Florence Ranby: Maggie Ollerenshaw
Agnes: Victoria Alcock
Alice Burgoyne: Kate Fahy
Betty: Diana Rayworth
Joseph Wint: Stephen Churchett
Norman Foss: Toby Whithouse
Constance: Josephine Buchan
Reginald: Jimm Cnanus
Christopher Roundstone: Andrew Charleson

: Open All Hours

Classic comedy about a miserly northern shopkeeper, by Roy Clarke , writer of Last of the Summer Wine.
Pedal-weary Granville has trouble persuading Arkwright to buy a delivery van.
Producer Sydney Lotterby


Unknown: Roy Clarke
Arkwright: Ronnie Barker
Granville: David Jason
NurseGladysEmmanuel: Lynda Baron
MrsBraddock: Clare Kelly
Linda: Juliet Aykroyd

: Birds of a Feather

Tracey is shocked to find that two years in prison have finally taken their toll on Darryl.
Episode written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran
An Alomo production for BBCtv


Writer: Laurence Marks
Writer: Maurice Gran
Director/Producer: Nic Phillips
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph
Darryl: Alun Lewis
Chris: Peter Polycarpou
Sonia Wiggins: Debi Thomson

: Westbeach

Last episode of the drama serial about two rival families in a seaside town.
It's the day of decision for the planning committee. Will Sarah get her covered leisure centre, or Alan his recycling plant?
Episode written by Kieran Prendiville Producer Susi Hush
Director Terry Green
A Witzend production for BBCtv


Written By: Kieran Prendiville
Producer: Susi Hush
Director: Terry Green
Sarah Preston: Deborah Grant
HugoPreston: David Horovitch
Alex Preston: Annie Lambert
Hannah Preston: Imogen Boorman
GregDacosta: Ricco Ross
Angela: Alison Lomas
Alan Cromer: Oliver Cotton
MaggieCromer: Lesley Duff
Simon Cromer: Ben Porter
Jan Cromer: Siobhan Burke
Ray Cromer: Michael Attwell
JeanCromer: Cherith Mellor
YolaCromer: Debby Bishop

: News and Sport

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: John Kettley

: That's Life!

More hard-hitting investigations and real-life humour from Esther Rantzen and her team - Gavin Campbell, Adrian Mills, Howard Leader and Kevin Devine.
WRITE TO: That's Life!, BBCtv, [address removed], if you have a problem you would like the programme to investigate. Letters cannot be acknowledged.


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

: Real Genius

Comedy drama starring Val Kilmer Gabe Jarret
Mitch Taylor and Chris Knight are fellow pupils at Pacific Tech - a progressive school of advanced science. Recruited by self-styled genius
Jerry Hathaway to work on a secret laser project, the two friends are horrified to discover that their seemingly innocent assignment has sinister ramifications.
Director Martha Coolidge (1985)
SEE FILMS pages 67-72


Unknown: Val Kilmer
Unknown: Gabe Jarret
Unknown: Mitch Taylor
Unknown: Chris Knight
Unknown: Jerry Hathaway
Director: Martha Coolidge
Chris Knight: Val Kilmer
Mitch Taylor: Gabe Jarret
Jordan Cochran: Michelle Meyrink
Prof Jerry Hathaway: William Atherton
Sherry Nugil: Patti D'Arbanville
Kent: Robert Prescott
Major Carnagle: Louis Giambalvo
Lazlo Hollyfield: Jonathan Gries
Decker: Ed Lauter
Bodie: Tom Swerdl0w
Ick Ikagami: Mark Kamiyama

: Cricket: Second Test

England v Australia
Highlights of the third day's play from Lord's, introduced by Richie Benaud.


Introduced By: Richie Benaud.

: Weather

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