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: Johnson and Friends

With Philippa Forrester. stereo

: Playdays

: Telling Tales

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews the week's news makers and reviews the papers.
Series editor Barney Jones ; Executive editor Bob Wheaton
Including at 8.15 and 9.00 News; plus weather forecasts


Unknown: David Frost
Editor: Barney Jones
Editor: Bob Wheaton

: Faith to Faith

An Orthodox Jewish woman talks about the significance of the Jewish Sabbath.

: This Is the Day

In the World of Politics. With MPs
Simon Hughes , and Jim Wallace , leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats.


Unknown: Simon Hughes
Leader: Jim Wallace

: See Hear!

This week, travelling in Rome. With signing and subtitles.

: Breaking Glass

Last in the series for working women who want to get to the top. With
Carol Vorderman. FREE "BREAKING GLASS" BOOK: send large sae with two first class stamps to [address removed]


Unknown: Carol Vorderman.

: Computing for the Less Terrified

The last programme looks at what can go wrong and how to deal with it.
A Diverse production for BBCtv PROJECT PACK: send a cheque for£3.00, payable to BBC Education, to [address removed]

: Birthrights

Today: a look at the impact of black fashion, music and language. A Reel Life production for BBCtv

: Countryfile

Rural issues, with John Craven. Plus the week's weather at 12.25.
(Revrpt from last Wednesday)


Unknown: John Craven.

: News; Harry and the Hendersons

Till Theft Do Us Part. George and Nancy prepare to celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary.

: Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories

Vanessa in the Garden
When a brilliant artist's wife dies, he conceives a plan to bring her back.

: Tom and Jerry

: EastEnders

Omnibus. Stereo

: The Sons of Katie Elder

Western starring John Wayne
When Katie Elder's four sons return to Texas for their mother's funeral, they discover that their drunken father had gambled away the family ranch on the night he was killed. With Dean Martin, George Kennedy and Dennis Hopper. Director Henry Hathaway (1965)
FILM REVIEWS pages 55 62


Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: Dean Martin
Unknown: George Kennedy
Unknown: Dennis Hopper
Director: Henry Hathaway

: World Cup Grandstand

Is the German team still
I on course for another
World Championship?
The reigning title holders met
Belgium in the second round and if successful will now play
Mexico or Bulgaria, both surprise qualifiers from the groups, in this quarter final from the Giants Stadium, where Pele played for the New York Cosmos.
Including at half-time News and Weather

: Cartoon

: Gold Fever

Ben Fullingim is 87 years old and lives alone on a mountain in the Sierra Nevada. This film looks at his pursuit of gold.


Unknown: Ben Fullingim
Unknown: Sierra Nevada.

: Sweet Inspiration

Novelist Susan Howatch talks to Alan Titchmarsh at her home in Westminster, where she chooses hymns that are significant for her: All People that on Earth do Dwell; Once in Royal David's City; Comfort
Ye; Through All the Changing Scenes; Jerusalem; Thine Be the Glory.
Producer Peter Armstrong
A Word-Pictures production for BBCtv


Talks: Susan Howatch
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Producer: Peter Armstrong

: News

With Chris Lowe.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: 20,000 Leagues under the Sea

Disney sci-fi adventure based on the Jules Verne novel, starring Kirk Douglas James Mason
1868: a terrifying monster is attacking ships in the Pacific and marine scientist Professor
Aronnax sets out to investigate.
Director Richard Fleischer (1954)


Unknown: Jules Verne
Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Unknown: James Mason
Director: Richard Fleischer
Ned Land: Kirk Douglas
CaptainNemo: James Mason
Professor Aronnax: Paul Lukas
Conseil: Peter Lorre
Mate on the Nautilus: Robert Jwilke
John Howard: Carleton Young
Captain Farragut: Tedde Corsia
Casey Moore: Fred Graham

: Last of the Summer Wine

Feature-length episode of the comedy starring
Michael Aldridge
Bill Owen , Peter Sallis Big Day at Dream Acres
The annual garden fete is of no interest to Compo and Clegg. Until they meet a tramp with a special interest in donkeys.
Written by Roy Clarke
Director/Producer Alan J W Bell


Unknown: Michael Aldridge
Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: Peter Sallis
Written By: Roy Clarke
Seymour: Michael Aldridge
Compo: Bill Owen
Ckgg: Peter Sallis
Edie: Thora Hird
Ivy: Jane Freeman
NoraBatty: Kathy Staff

: King Kong

Classic remake, starring
Jessica Lange Jeff Bridges
On a remote island, geologists discover the "eighth wonder of the world" - a 50-foot ape. Back in America, King Kong is treated as a side-show attraction, with disastrous results.
Director John Guillermin (1976)
FILM REVIEWS pages 55-62


Unknown: Jessica Lange
Director: John Guillermin
Dwan: Jessica Lange
JackPrescott: Jeff Bridges
Fred Wilson: Charles Grodin
Captain Ross: John Randolph
Bagley: Rene Auberjonois
Carnahan: Ed Lauter
Timmons: Mario Gallo

: World Cup Grandstand

- The Stanford Stadium
( in San Francisco, home
_ to the Stanford
University American football team, stages the last World Cup quarter-final tie. Emergingfrom the second round will be either
Romania or Argentina, who eventually finished only third in their group. They will now meet either Sweden or surprise side Saudi Arabia. Plus highlights of the other quarter final played earlier this evening.


Unknown: Saudi Arabia.

: News; Weather

As Pattern A at 10.30pm.

: News

With Peter Sissons.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Peter Sissons.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Heart of the Matter

As Pattern A at 10.45pm.

: Heart of the Matter

When Ann West repeats the Lord's Prayer, she cannot bring herself to say: "Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those that trespass against us". Her 10-year-old daughter Lesley Ann Downey was one of the children who died at the hands of notorious moors murderers Myra Hindley and Ian Brady in the early 1960s.
Hindley will shortly be told whether she will have to spend the rest of her life behind bars for her part in the murder of five children. In Can We Forgive Myra Hindley? Joan Bakewell asks whether crimes such as Hindley's are so terrible that they can never be forgiven.
Among those Bakewell talks to are Hindley's priest, who believes she has repented and should now be released, and former Home Office minister
David Mellor, who explains that the public demand for retribution will be an important factor in the ultimate decision.
Producer Alison Turner
A Roger Bolton production for BBCtv TRANSCRIPT: for a copy send a cheque/postal order for £2.00, payable to BSS, to [address removed]


Presenter: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Alison Turner

: Sweet Inspiration

As Pattern A at 5.25pm.

: Forbidden

I Drama based on a true story, starring
Jacqueline Bisset Berlin , 1939: when beautiful aristocrat Nina von Halder falls in love with a Jew, she must risk her life to keep him.
Director Anthony Page (1985)
FILM REVIEWS pages 55-62


Unknown: Jacqueline Bisset Berlin
Unknown: Nina von Halder

: World Cup Report

Highlights of tonight's quarter-finals played at Stanford Stadium in San
Francisco and the Giants
Stadium in New York.

: Forbidden

As Pattern A at 11.20pm.

: Weather

: Weather

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