Breakfast in the broom cupboard with Toby Anstis.
Classic story about the wooden puppet who longs to be a boy. This week: while Pinocchio is helping the trees to defend themselves, Gepetto is arrested and sent to Devil's Island.
Animation and live action.
Mischievous McGee is the cartoon creation of 1 2-year-old Nick Martin. Together they get into all sorts of scrapes and adventures. With Joseph
Dammann as Nick.
Animated adventures with the boy who refuses to grow up, based on JM Barrie's original story.
Cosmic series. Zee is celebrating her 200th birthday, which involves a strange physical transformation. The rest of the crew are busy planning birthday surprises and squabbling over presents.
Meanwhile, Brian the Dinosaur decides it's time to take a trip to Earth. Who will win the competition to have Brian and baby Derek as their guests? 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 production for BBCtv
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Compilation of animator
Chuck Jones 's work, in which
Bugs Bunny tells of his hare-raising past escapades, while the Road Runner and Wile E Coyote demonstrate the thrill of the chase.
Director Chuck Jones (1979)
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Introduced by Steve Rider.
The 21st European
Championships from Sheffield. It's finals day in both the synchronised event and the men's one-metre springboard diving. Britain has a good record in the synchronised event at European level, having won the team title on three occasions, most recently in 1983. The diving title was won two years ago by Andrey Semeniyk , for the former
Soviet Union. Commentary by Hamilton Bland ,
Lindsey Fraser , Andrea Fountain and Helen Rollason.
Coverage of the final day's racing from Sussex.
2.00 Vodafone Conditions Stakes (lm)
2.40 Vodafone Nassau Stakes (Im2f)
3.15 Vodac Stewards' Cup Handicap Stakes (6f).
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and Jimmy Lindley.
US Ladies Open from Carmel, Indiana. One of the major tournaments in women's golf, the Open this year comes from the Crooked Stick Club, scene of John Daly 's triumph in the 1991 US PGA Championship. Britain has won the title only once, in 1987, when Laura Davies won after a play-off.
Da vies will be joined this time by a strong contingent including Trishjohnson, already a back-to-back winner on the US tour this year. Commentary by Bruce Critchley , Beverley Lewis and Hazel Irvine.
Auto-Trader British Touring Car Championship from
Knockhill, near Dunfermline. Coverage of rounds nine and ten. Commentary by Murray Walker.
Producer Martin Hopkins Editor Dave Gordon
With Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Weather Suzanne Charlton
Tom and Jerry - the Movie. In the week of the release of the first full-length animated feature to star the legendary cat and mouse team, Tony Robinson looks back at their long and successful career. He traces their history from their creation by William Hanna and Joe Barbera in 1939 to the last film in the 1960s. And there's a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the new movie.
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A special screening of this feature-film version to celebrate
25 years of the popular comedy series by Jimmy Perry and David Croft , starring Arthur Lowe
John Le Mesurier
Clive Dunn Director
Norman Cohen (1971)
(The Dad's Army series is being repeated on Fridays at 7.00pm on BBC1)
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Clement Freud on classic television
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Classic comedy by Roy Clarke.
Producer Sydney Lotterby
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel:
History. As the friends sort out their jumble for a car-boot sale, Tracey unearths a dark secret.
Episode wrttten by Sue Teddern
Director Charlie Hanson ; Producer Nic Phillips An Alomo production for BBCtv
Drama series set in a 1920s fashion house, starring Stella Gonet, Louise Lombard
Having left Jack, Beatrice moves in with Evie. As the sisters struggle to complete their next collection, the General Strike of 1926 causes unrest in the workroom.
Lord Alexander Montford:
Lady Elizabeth Montford:
With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Weather Rob McElwee
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
The Candidate. To his dismay, Spender is assigned to protect Bobby Montgomery , the Tory candidate in a local by-election, who has been receiving death threats. He is even more unhappy to learn that
Superintendent Yelland will be working closely with him.
Episode written by Jimmy Nail Producer Martin McKeand
Director Richard Standeven
Det Sgt Dan Boyd:
Sir John Hedley:
Classic Oscar-winning thriller starring Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Roy Scheider
Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle, a relentlessly tough New York policeman, becomes obsessed with smashing a narcotics ring operating between Marseilles and America. But his investigation gradually puts him at odds with his superiors.
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Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle:
Cloris Leachman A rest stop at a dingy roadside diner turns into a night of terror for Jean Mitchell after her husband mysteriously disappears and two sinister men thwart her every move.
Director Philip Leacock (1973)
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