Breakfast in the broom cupboard with Toby Anstis.
Classic story about the wooden puppet who longs to be a boy. With the help of the animals, Pinocchio destroys Sneeroff's wicked circus - and is praised by the Oak Fairy for his actions.
Animation and live action.
Mischievous McGee is the cartoon creation of 12-year-old Nick Martin. Together they get into all sorts of scrapes and adventures. Today, Nick is chosen to appear on a local television game show after a postcard, drawn by McGee, is selected.
Withjoseph Dammann as Nick.
Adventures of five earthlings - four humans and a dog - travelling in the Dream Zone and helping the Grand Dozer. The Midnight Patrol is on a mission to rescue Santa Claus from the Nightmare Princes' castle.
In today's edition of the cosmic series, the Tope goes haywire and the whole planet begins to go to pieces. Every system starts to break down, including transportation - which explains why two innocent strangers mysteriously materialise on the planet! Who is responsible for the sabotage - and why are the new arrivals so keen to stay? With David Claridge , Karl Collins , Lucinda Cowden ,
Frances Dodge , Stephen Hope -Wynne and Christopher Wild. Series director Claire Winyard
Series producer Billy Macqueen
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.
Introduced by Steve Rider.
2.40 Cricket 3. 10 Racing
Cricket: Fourth Test
England v Australia
Cornhill Insurance Test Series from Headingley. The Ashes series moves on to Leeds, where a result is almost guaranteed. The last 11 tests at Headingley have all produced a positive finish, with England winning five of them, including two of the last three against
Australia. On the most recent occasion, Allan Border 's team came out on top by 210 runs, in the first of their successes on the 1989 tour. Mark Taylor and Steve Waugh both scored centuries, and Terry Alderman took ten wickets as the Australians notched an easy victory. Commentary by Richie Benaud , Jack Bannister ,
Ray Illingworth , Geoff Boycott and Tony Lewis.
(Coverage continues 5.05pm on BBC2)
2.00 Colenso Diamond Stakes
2.35 Princess Margaret 2-y-o Stakes (6f)
3.20 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (l'/im).
Today's big race, the King
George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes , sees the ultimate clash of the generations - dual Derby winner Commander in Chief takes on top 5-year-old Opera
House and champion 4-year-old filly User Friendly for a prize of £460,000. Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and Jimmy Lindley.
World Canoe Slalom
Championships from Mezzana, Italy. Olympic silver medallist
Gareth Marriott and four-times world champion Richard Fox will be two of Britain's medal hopes in the exhilarating "wild water" section of the championships. They will be joined by Melvyn Jones , and Shaun Pearce who defends his
Kl title. Lynn Simpson , a winner on this course last year, leads the women's challenge. Commentary by Julian Tutt. Producer Martin Hopkins Editor Dave Gordon
With Chris Lowe.
Weather Penny Tranter
This year's show is presented by the Royal Navy, who are joined for the first time by contingents from the Russian Navy. Events include the dramatic window ladder display, and the gruelling field gun competition, with music from the Massed Bands of the Royal Marines - and a few surprises. As 2,000 members of the Army, the Navy and the Air
Force combine at Earls Court for the military spectacular, HRH the Prince of Wales takes the salute. Introduced by John Leslie.
Television production David Pickthall
It's the grand final, and the two highest scoring families in the United Kingdom meet each other to fight for the big prize - all from the comfort of their own homes, partnered by a team of celebrities in the studio. The Dennis family reappear with actors Jonathon Morris , Gemma Craven and Denis Quilley to play against the Lee family, who team up this time with young comedians Terry Alderton , Bradley Walsh and Mike Hayley.
Producer Danny Greenstone
Executive producers Alan Boyd , Bill Mason A Reg Grundy production for BBCtv
Classic comedy about a miserly northern shopkeeper, written by Roy Clarke and starring Ronnie Barker
With Lynda Baron.
Producer Sydney Lotterby
Comedy series starring Pauline Quirke Linda Robson
The Lost Weekend. A dull weekend turns into a painful lesson for Dorien.
Episode written by Peter Tilbury Director/Producer Nic Phillips An Alomo production for BBCtv
Drama series set in a 1920s fashion house, starring Stella Gonet
When word spreads about Evie's affair with Treasury minister Lord Montford, the scandal threatens to do serious harm to the company. Then the net starts to draw in on Ralph Saroyan , as more is revealed about his secret financial dealings - which could put the House of Eliott out of business.
Episode written by Chris Curry Producer Jeremy Gwilt
Director Jeremy Silberston
Lord Alexander Montford:
Lady Elizabeth Montford:
With Michael Buerk.
Weather Bill Giles
Continuing the re-run of the first series about the maverick
Geordie detective, created by Jimmy Nail and Ian La Frenais and starring Jimmy Nail
Doublejeopardy. Following a tip-off, Spender and Stick get on the trail of glamorous
Lorraine Hope. She's up to something, but they don't know what. Then Spender discovers that his boss, Superintendent Yelland , has had dinner with Lorraine, and he is abruptly pulled off the case.
Episode written by tan La Frenais Producer Martin McKeand
Director Mary McMurray
Det Sgt Dan Boyd:
Det Con Terry Knowle:
Dr Peter Elliot:
Political thriller, based on the novel
DrSlaughterby Paul Theroux , starring Sigourney Weaver Michael Caine
Dr Lauren Slaughter is a high-flying but under-paid academic who capitalises on her striking good looks by taking work in the escort business. But as a high-class call girl she becomes the unwitting bait in a terrorist plot to discredit and murder Lord
Bulbeck, one of her clients.
Director Bob Swaim (1986)
SEE FILMS pages 37-42
Dr Lauren Slaughter:
General SirGeorge Newhouse:
England v Australia
Richie Benaud introduces highlights of the third day's play from Headingley.