With Philippa Forrester. Stereo
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.
An Australian fantasy-comedy series.
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
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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)
Introduced by Steve Rider.
12.20 Football Focus
Bob Wilson previews the final weekend of League action.
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
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
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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
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
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.
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.
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
With Michael Buerk. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley
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
Comedy drama starring
"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)
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