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: Golf: Ryder Cup

The foursomes get under way at the Belfry, and traditionally Europe does not fare well on the first morning. Peter Baker , Costantino Rocca , Barry Lane and Joakim Haeggman all await their first taste of action.
(Coveragecont/nuesat 10.35am)


Unknown: Peter Baker
Unknown: Costantino Rocca
Unknown: Barry Lane
Unknown: Joakim Haeggman

: News

Regional News; Weather

: Playdays

With Zoe Ball.
The Tent Stop.


Unknown: Zoe Ball.

: Bunyip


: Golf: Ryder Cup

Further coverage.
(Continues at 2.1 5pm on BBC2)
Including at
11.00am and 12.00
Regional News; Weather

: Holiday Outings

India is today's destination.
With Jill Dando.
12.55pm Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Jill Dando.

: One O'Clock News

With Edward Stourton.
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Neighbours

: Going for Gold

Quiz with Henry Kelly.


Unknown: Henry Kelly.

: Racing

From Ascot. With three races screened live, plus recorded events from earlier in this famous course's annual charity race day.
2.30 Lord Roberts Workshops Rated Stakes (Im2f)
3.05 Army Benevolent Fund Rated Stakes (5f)
3.35 EwarStud Farms Stakes for Apprentices (Handicap) (1m 4f) Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Jimmy Lindley and John Hanmer. Introduced by Julian Wilson with Tracy Piggott.


Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Jimmy Lindley
Commentary By: John Hanmer.
Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Tracy Piggott.

: Philbert the Frog

With Toby Anstis.
Cartoon. Mischievous misadventures of a somewhat forgetful, enthusiastic and rather silly amphibian.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: The Little Green Planet Show

Puppet series featuring the exploits of the telenauts from the Planet Zeus.

: The Animals of Farthing Wood

First episode of the animation based on the books by Colin Dann. When drought and property developers drive the animals of Farthing Wood from their homes, they set out on a long and desperate journey to find safety in White Deer Park, a wildlife sanctuary known only to Toad. With the voices of Ron Moody, Sally Grace and Pamela Keevil Kral.


Unknown: Colin Dann.
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Pamela Keevil Kral.

: Record Breakers

Television's top record-breaking show returns.

This week: Roy Castle, Cheryl Baker and Kriss Akabusi present water-ski action from Florida and Far Eastern fast food from the world's biggest restaurant in Bangkok. Norris McWhirter presides over a record-breaking operatic sprint by singer Lesley Garrett.


Presenter: Roy Castle
Presenter: Cheryl Baker
Presenter: Kriss Akabusi
Presenter: Norris McWhirter
Singer: Lesley Garrett

: Newsround

: Grange Hill

4: Kenny drops a bombshell on Ray. Natasha's diary is dynamite and Richard's life is shattered. Andy and Dennis pick up the pieces but will Ray pick up £50?

: Neighbours

Lou's doubts increase about Pam and Doug's marriage.

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Every Second Counts

Paul Daniels hosts another edition of this quickfire quiz show. Time is of the essence for the three couples who compete against each other to accumulate seconds, which they then use when they play against the clock for prizes. Director Barbara Jones
Producer Stanley Appel


Unknown: Paul Daniels
Director: Barbara Jones
Producer: Stanley Appel

: Tomorrow's World

Plagues of locusts regularly bring destruction and famine to many parts of Africa. Now scientists in Kenya are trying to capture the elusive smell used by locusts to signal to each other whether or not it's time to swarm. Meanwhile in the Arizona desert, the eight inhabitants of Biosphere 11 prepare to leave the enclosed world they have lived in for the past two years. What have they and science learned from the experience? With Howard
Stableford, Kate Bellingham ,
Carmen Pryce and Judith Hann. Producer Jack Weber
Editor Dana Purvis


Unknown: Kate Bellingham
Unknown: Carmen Pryce
Unknown: Judith Hann.
Producer: Jack Weber
Editor: Dana Purvis

: Bruce Forsyth's Generation Game

The ever-jovial Bruce Forsyth , assisted by Rosemarie Ford , sets more tasks for family couples from around Britain, with, as ever, one winner going through to the conveyor belt stage and the chance to win a glut of prizes, including, of course, a cuddly toy. Director Bill Morton
Producer David Taylor
CONTESTANTS: If you would like to compete in the Generation Game, send an sae to [address removed] or telephone direct on [number removed].


Unknown: Bruce Forsyth
Assisted By: Rosemarie Ford
Director: Bill Morton
Producer: David Taylor
Unknown: Wood Lane

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Regional News
Weekend Weather
Rob McElwee


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Black Rain

Tough international police thriller from Ridley Scott , the director of Blade Runner and Someone to Watch over Me.
Michael Douglas
Andy Garcia New York cop Nick Conklin lives dangerously, both physically and morally, but when he and partner Charlie Vincent are dispatched to Osaka, Japan, they find themselves operating in a culture they cannot comprehend. The one thing they do understand is violence, and the resulting culture-clash has terrible consequences for all concerned as a gang war escalates to brutal heights. Michael Douglas , whose previous film credits include Fatal Attraction and Basic
Instinct, is joined by Andy Garcia , who starred in Internal Affairs and Godfather III, and Japanese actor Ken Takakura , whose previous American films were Too Late the Hero and The Yakusa. Japanese/
American relations are also the subject of Sean Connery 's forthcoming film, Rising Sun.
(1989) Stereo


Unknown: Ridley Scott
Unknown: Michael Douglas
Unknown: Andy Garcia
Unknown: Nick Conklin
Unknown: Charlie Vincent
Unknown: Michael Douglas
Unknown: Andy Garcia
Unknown: Ken Takakura
Unknown: Sean Connery
NickConklin: Michael Douglas
Charlie Vincent: Andy Garcia
Masahiro Matsumoto: Ken Takakura
Joyce Kingsley: Kate Capshaw
Sato: Yusaku Matsuda
Sugai: Tomisaburo Wakayama
Ohashi: Shigeru Koyama
Oliver: John Spencer
Katayama: Guts Ishimatsu
Nashida: Yuya Ucwda
Miyuki: Miyuki Ono

: Dr Terror's Vault of Horror

The evil doctor introduces another pair of malevolent movies in his series of horror double bills.

Curse of Frankenstein
Starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee
Baron Victor Frankenstein is in jail, awaiting execution for the murder of his wife. As his own death draws nearer,
Frankenstein tries in vain to convince his jailers that she was killed by the monster created in his laboratory. This version of the classic 1931 Frankenstein marked a change in direction for the previously all-purpose Hammer Studios, who became specialists in Gothic horror films after this first success, establishing the partnership of Lee and Cushing.
Director Terence Fisher (1957)
SEE FILMS pages 40-45

And at 12.55am
Blood of Dracula
A young girl comes under the influence of her sinister chemistry teacher who dabbles in centuries-old powers. The girl finds herself transformed into a bestial killer with flaming fangs - a vampire.
Director Herbert L Strock (1957)
SEE FILMS pages 40-45


Unknown: Peter Cushing
Unknown: Christopher Lee
Unknown: Baron Victor Frankenstein
Director: Terence Fisher
Director: Herbert L Strock
Baron Frankenstein: Peter Cushing
The Creature: Christopher Lee
Elizabeth: Hazel Court
Paul Krempe: Robert Urquhart
Justine: Valerie Gaunt
Aunt Sophia: Noel Hood
Mother: Majorie Hume
Young Victor: Melvyn Hayes
Young Elizabeth: Sally Walsh
Kurt: Patrick Troughton
Nancy Perkins: Sandra Harrison
Miss Branding: Louise Lewis
Myra: Gail Ganley
Tab: Jerry Blaine
Nola: Heather Ames

: Weather

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