Breakfast in the broom cupboard with Toby Anstis.
Classic story about the wooden puppet who longs to be a boy. This week: Pinocchio is being haunted by a man who turns all his dreams into nightmares.
Animation and live action.
More adventures with 12-year-old Nick Martin and his mischievous cartoon creation, McGee. With Joseph Dammann as Nick.
Animated adventures with the boy who refuses to grow up, based on J M Barrie's original story. Today's adventure: River of Night.
The crew decides there's more to life than data, statistics and research, in this week's edition of the cosmic series.
Instead, they immerse themselves in the world of fine arts. Mercator becomes a painter, Zee learns ballet dancing and Kovan becomes a performance poet.
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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Introduced by Steve Rider.
1.05 Women's cricket/
Cricket: Fifth Test
England v Australia
Cornhill Insurance Test Series from Edgbaston. The penultimate Test of the Ashes series continues. England, with the Ashes lost and a new captain in charge, are seeking fresh impetus on a ground with a history of English success against Australia. Commentary by Richie Benaud ,
Jack Bannister , Ray Illingworth ,
Geoff Boycott and Tony Lewis. (Coverage continues at 4.40pm on BBC2)
Cricket: Women's World Cup Final The world's best women cricketers compete for the most prestigious prize in their game. Jonathan Agnew reports on this year's competition. which reached a climax last
Sunday at Lord's.
The 21st European
Championships from Sheffield. There are six finals taking place this afternoon, and Britain's
Mark Foster who set two world short-course records last winter, is expected to take part in the 50m freestyle.
Sarah Hardcastle , returning to major competition after an absence of seven years, competes in the women's 800m freestyle.
Other finals today include the men's 200m butterfly and 100m backstroke, the women's 200m individual medley and the medley relay. Commentary by Hamilton Bland , Andyjameson and Adrian Moorhouse.
(Coverage continues at 4.40pm on BBC2)
From Haydock Park.
2.00 Harcros Timberand Building Supplies Stayers Championship Series Handicap(l%m)
2.30 Coral Handicap Stakes (5f)
3.00 Burtonwood Brewery Rose of Lancaster Stakes (1 m 2f 1 20yds). With commentary by Julian Wilson , Jimmy Lindley and Jim McGrath.
Plus news from Wembley of the traditional start to the English football season, the Charity Shield, as Premier League champions Manchester United take on FA Cup winners Arsenal. Including a full results service on the first day of the 1993-94 League campaign in Scotland; and a report on the country's most expensive footballer,
Duncan Ferguson of Rangers. (Highlights of the Charity Shield can be seen in Match of the Day at 10.35pm) Producer Martin Hopkins Editor Dave Gordon
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With Moira Stuart.
Weather Michael Fish
Sequel to the original science fiction feature The Motion Picture starring William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley
In another space-age adventure, the crew of the starship Enterprise encounter the evil Khan, a vengeful ship commander who Kirk had long ago banished to a remote prison colony.
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Admiral James T. Kirk:
Dr Leonard 'Bones' McCoy:
Montgomery 'Scotty' Scott:
Dr Carol Marcus:
Classic comedy by Roy Clarke.
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel:
Baby Come Back. When Sharon meets her old flame, Dave, her thoughts turn to marriage and motherhood.
Episode written by Sue Teddern Director/Producer Nic Phillips An Alomo production for BBCtv
Drama series set in a 1920s fashion house, starring Stella Gonet
The opening of the London branch of Maison Gilles poses a serious threat to the House of Eliott. And unknown to Evie, Beatrice enters into a secret arrangement with the couturier.
Episode written by Julia Stoneham Producer Jeremy Gwilt Director Ken Hannam
With Andrew Harvey.
Weather Suzanne Charlton
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 Iced. The death of a young student puts Spender on the trail of a new designer drug and the people who manufacture it. His partner on the case is Booney, a female undercover detective.
Episode written by Ian La Frenais Producer Martin McKeand Director Roger Bamford
Det Sgt Dan Boyd:
Det Supt Barry Marrs:
Highlights of this afternoon's Charity Shield clash, the traditional pre-season curtain-raiser between inaugural Premier League champions Manchester United and last season's double cup winners Arsenal, at Wembley. The main focus of attention is
Republic of Ireland midfielder Roy Keane , United's new record £3.75 million signing from Nottingham Forest. The Gunners became the first team to win both domestic cup competitions in the same season. Commentary by John Motson and Trevor Brooking. Producer Vivien Kent
Editor Brian Barwick
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England v Australia
Highlights of the third day's play from Edgbaston.
A Trans World production for BBCtv
Cult comedy starring Rosanna Arquette Steve Guttenberg
Science fiction movies from the 1950s, The Invisible Man and 30s public information films are among the subjects sent up in a series of comic sketches.
With Pal Bartel, Ralph Bellamy , Carrie Fisher , Sybil Danning , Griffin Dunne , Steve Forrest ,
Monique Gabrielle , Steve Allen ,
Howard Hesseman , Lou Jacobi , Ed Begley Jr , Russ Meyer , Michelle Pfeiffer , Kelly Preston , Henny Youngman and BB King
Directors Joe Dante. Carl Gottlieb , Peter Horton , John Landis and Robert K Weiss
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