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: News; Weather

: Felix the Cat

With Philippa Forrester. Stereo

: Joe 90

Classic puppet series. More adventures of Joe McClaine who looks like a normal young boy but is the World Intelligence Network's most special agent.

: The Legend of Prince Valiant

Cartoon. Rpt Stereo

: Round the Twist

An Australian fantasy-comedy series.

: Parallel 9

In today's edition, Worlds Apart perform their new song Beggin' to Be Written and Bill Oddie discusses the plight of the penguin. There's cartoon action from TheFlintstonesand Tom and Jerry, more from the Dingleberries, P9 pinball and Zarbian Hotchipig. Director Claire Winyard ; Producer Vanessa Hill
A Roach production for BBCtv LETTERS: for the aliens at Planet Post to P9 Earthbase, BBCtv, PO Box 9000, London W 12 8ZZ


Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Zarbian Hotchipig.
Director: Claire Winyard
Producer: Vanessa Hill

: Asterix in Britain

Animated adventure. With a I distinct lack of sportsmanship,
Julius Caesar attacks Britain only during afternoon tea and cricket matches and soon the country is part of the Roman Empire. However, one village refuses to surrender and its chief sends for reinforcements - in the shape of Asterix. Director Pino Van Lamsweerde (1986)


Unknown: Julius Caesar
Director: Pino van Lamsweerde

: Weather

: Grandstand

Introduced by Steve Rider.
12.20 Football Focus
Bob Wilson previews the final weekend of League action.
1.00 News
1.05 Athletics
A report from last night's gala dinner to mark the 40th anniversary of Sir Roger Bannister 's first sub four-minute mile.
1.15, 1.35, 2.05 Three-Day Eventing
Badminton Horse Trials. Action from the cross-country stage which this year sees a new-look course.
1.25, 1.55, 2.25 Racing
From Lingfield Park, featuring the 1.30,
2.00 and 2.30. Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Juiian Wilson , Jimmy Lindley.
2.35 Rugby Union
Bath v Leicester
Live coverage of the Pilkington Cup final from Twickenham (kick-off
2.45pm) in which Bath, going for a league and cup double and an eighth success in the competition, meet the reigning holders Leicester. Both clubs have dominated rugby union's first division this season, so it is fitting that they should meet in the knock-out climax to the season. Commentary by Nigel Starmer-Smith and Bill Beaumont.
4.35 Final Score
TV presentation Rugby Union: Alan Griffiths Editor Dave Gordon


Introduced By: Steve Rider.
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Sir Roger Bannister
Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Juiian Wilson
Commentary By: Jimmy Lindley.
Commentary By: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Commentary By: Bill Beaumont.
Unknown: Alan Griffiths
Editor: Dave Gordon

: Stay Tooned!

Puddy Toons. Tony Robinson looks at some of the best cartoons from around the world. Today he traces the career of that great double act, Tweety and Sylvester. Series producer Nick Freand Jones
Rpt Subtitled 9475571'


Unknown: Tony Robinson
Producer: Nick Freand Jones

: Jim'll Fix It

With locations that vary from Aberdare to Africa Jimmy Savile makes more dreams come true for the people he calls his "fixees".
Producer Roger Ordish


Unknown: Jimmy Savile
Producer: Roger Ordish

: The Paul Daniels Magic Show

Tonight's special guests are English magician
Stephen Tucker , contortionists Cirque du Soleil from Canada, the Great Thompsoni from
America and, for the first time on television, Freddie the fearless flea. Featuring Debbie McGee.
Director/Producer Geoff Miles


Unknown: Stephen Tucker
Unknown: Debbie McGee.

: The New Adventures of Superman

Adventure series featuring the classic comic strip hero.
The Rival. Lois and Clark investigate a rival newspaper publisher who they suspect is causing tragic accidents so his reporters can be the first to write the stories.


Clark Kent/Superman: Dean Cain
Lois Lane: Teri Hatcher
Perry White: Lane Smith
Jimmy Olsen: Michael Landes
Cat Grant: Tracy Scoggins
Preston Carpenter: Dean Stockwell

: Buddy's Song

Family drama with music, starring Roger Daltrey, Chesney Hawkes, Sharon Duce

With everyone around him apparently behaving without rhyme or reason, especially his parents, teenager Buddy takes refuge in music. However, rather than cover the 50s rock numbers his teddy-boy father Terry adores, Buddy aspires to more personal material.


Director: Claude Whatham
Terry Clark: Roger Daltrey
Buddy: Chesney Hawkes
Carol: Sharon Duce
Des King: Michael Elphick
Bobby Rosen: Douglas Hodge
Julius: Paul McKenzie
Jason: Lee Ross
Mike: Nick Moran
Glenn: Colin Peel
Adrian: James Aubrey
Elaine: Liza Walker
Dawn: Emma Amos
Kelly: Julia Sawalha
Paul: Sandy Ford
Mrs Wilson: Barbara New
Phil: Alan Ford

: That's Life!

Tonight's programme includes a special report by Howard Leader on the recent project to redecorate the Komso Children's Hospital in St Petersburg. Inspired by the commitment of Anne Mackey , and the generosity of That's Life! viewers, more than workmen spent a week renovating the hospital. Plus more hard-hitting investigations and real-life humour from Esther Rantzen and the team, with guest June Whitfield presenting viewers' news cuttings and providing her own comments on some of the week's events.
Call the hotline on [number removed](during the programme and for two hours afterwards) with your urgent problems or for information about tonight's programme. Director Stuart McDonald
Editor Bryher Scudamore


Unknown: Howard Leader
Unknown: St Petersburg.
Unknown: Anne MacKey
Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Director: Stuart McDonald
Editor: Bryher Scudamore

: News and Sport

With Michael Buerk. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Match of the Day

Highlights from two of today's important games on the final weekend of the FA
Premiership season. Plus a review of all the goals and major talking points on this tense day. Introduced by Desmond Lynam with commentary by Barry Davies and Tony Gubba.
Series producer John Shrewsbury
Editor Brian Barwick


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Commentary By: Barry Davies
Commentary By: Tony Gubba.
Producer: John Shrewsbury
Editor: Brian Barwick

: Fast-Walking

Comedy drama starring
James Woods
"Fast-walking" Miniver is an easy-going, day-dreaming prison guard whose main interests are women and getting the better of his convict cousin, Wasco. Things change when Wasco becomes involved in a plot to assassinate Galliot, a newly imprisoned black militant leader.
Director James B Harris (t 982)
FILM REVIEWS starting page 45


Unknown: James Woods
Director: James B Harris
Miniver: James Woods
Moke: Kay Lenz
Wasco: Tom McIntire
Galliot: Robert Hooks
Sergeant Sanger: Memmet Walsh
Evie: Susan Tyrrell
Jackson: Charles Weldon
Lt Barnes: Lance Legault
Elaine: Deborah White

: Weather

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