Breakfast in the broom cupboard with Philippa Forrester.
Classic story about the wooden puppet who longs to be a boy. This week, as a reward for healing a rift between the village doctor and wealthy Mr Stone , Pinocchio is given a map showing where Gepetto is being held.
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 an original story by JMBarrie.
All the crew members have to enter the annual intergalactic song competition. Mercator, accompanied by guitar, sings a love song; Zee becomes a cowgirl; Kovan croons; and Brian is predictably metallic. Will any of them win?
With David Claridge , Karl Collins , Lucinda Cowden ,
Frances Dodge , Stephen Hope -Wynne and Christopher Wild. Series director Claire Winyard
Series producer Billy Macqueen
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Introduced by Steve Rider.
12.50 Football Focus
2.35 Cricket (including rowing news at end of innings)
4.40 Final Score
Sussex v Warwickshire
Live coverage of the NatWest Trophy final from Lord's.
The traditional end-of-season showpiece final is between counties which have both won the competition three times during its 30-year history. This is Sussex's first appearance in a Lord's final since they won this title in 1986, and they will look to captain Alan Wells for another match-winning performance after his century in the semi-final. Warwickshire have their own match-winner in former Sussex all-rounder
Dermot Reeve , who has a remarkable record after being named man of the match in both his one-day finals - one for Warwickshire and one for
Sussex. With commentary by Tony Lewis , Richie Benaud ,
Jack Bannister , Ray Illingworth and David Gower.
(Further live coverage continues at
2.00 Stanley Leisure Group Handicap (7f)
2.30 Preserving Nature's
Goodness Rated Stakes (1 ½ m)
3.30 Hazelwood Foods Sprint Cup(6f)
July Cup winner Hamas takes on the field for the title of champion sprinter.
Commentary by Jim McGrath , Julian Wilson and Jimmy Lindley.
News and views from the FA
Premiership. Plus previews of the forthcoming World Cup ties involving the home countries, as the qualifying competition enters its final stages.
And in Final Score there's a roundup of all the day's results.
World Championships from Prague. At 4.00pm Olympic champions Steven Redgrave and Matthew Pinsent are favourites to win when they defend their world title in the coxless pairs. Other British medal hopes today are the women's coxless pair Miriam Batten and Jo Turvey , and the men's lightweight coxless fours crew, who will be defending their world title.
Commentary by Gerald Sinstadt and Chris Baillieu.
Producer Martin Hopkins Editor Dave Gordon
With Moira Stuart.
Weather Penny Tranter
Jim Davidson returns with the game show where snooker players test their skill against the clock while their partners are tested on general knowledge. Picking up their cues tonight are former world champion Dennis Taylor from Ireland, quick-fire Tony Drago from Malta and promising young Englishman Martin Clark. With John Virgo. Director Charles Garland Producer John Burrowes
Noel Edmonds took to the road for two weekends in August, bringing the village of Crinkley Bottom to the racecourses at
Haydock and Doncaster where it was visited by over 100,000 people. Among the attractions were flying displays, sporting events, Noel & Mr Blobby's Its a Knockout, and the 'Crinkly bottom Roadshow', producing a 10 hour non stop celebrity showcase of music celebrities. "Crinkley Bottom can reasonably claim to be Britain's most famous village," says Edmonds. "This way, everybody gets the chance to be a villager for the day."
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Shirley Jones (The Blackpool Roadshow
Comedy about a cantankerous grocer with a roving eye, and starring Ronnie Barker David Jason
With Lynda Baron. Written by Roy Clarke
Anneka Rice returns with another season of the show that makes the impossible possible. Armed with her giant challenger truck and the famous buggy, she uses the power of television to create something of lasting benefit. In the first programme, the Exmoor Calvert Trust in Devon challenges Anneka to turn a derelict barn into a boathouse for use by disabled people.
Directors David Cumming , Tom Gutteridge A Mentorn production for BBCtv
Fourth part of the Jaws shark thriller series, starring
Mario Van Peebles
Amity has not suffered a shark attack in years, but the fears of widow Ellen Brody resurface when her younger son is suddenly killed. Believing the entire family is somehow threatened, she flies to the Bahamas to warn her marine biologist son Michael. But also heading for warmer waters is something large, hungry and out for revenge.
Director Joseph Sargent (1987)
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With Michael Buerk.
Weather Ian McCaskill
Disaster movie spoof starring Leslie Nielsen, Robert Hays
An eccentric collection of passengers and crew set off from Los Angeles on a flight bound for Chicago. However disaster strikes when the pilots are struck down with food poisoning, and a young man must try to win back the love of stewardess Elaine and conquer his fear of flying to land the plane in safety.
Leslie Nielsen and the Airplane! team went on to make the Police Squad TV series, currently on BBC2 on Wednesdays at 9.00pm.
Directors Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker 1980)
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"The best in the business" (as Sinatra once described him) celebrates his 40th year in it with this concert, recorded in 1991 at London's Prince Edward Theatre. America's most enduring of stars performs a selection of his greatest hits, including I Left My Heart in San Francisco and When Joanna Loves Me. Director/Producer John G Smith
Australian crime drama starring Terence Donovan, Ed Devereaux, Bryan Brown
Following the hijacking of a payroll wagon and the murder of a guard, Darcy's Security Services are warned by a tip-off that a further robbery is planned. The target is their allegedly impenetrable vault, holding $20 million in gold.
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