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: Felix the Cat

With Chris Jarvis.
Feline cartoon fun as Felix uses his charm and imagination to outwit the nasty professor and his henchman Rock Bottom.


Unknown: Chris Jarvis.

: Joe 90

Classic puppet animation with the young special agent. With the voices of Lenjones and Rupert Davies.


Unknown: Rupert Davies.

: The Adventures of Skippy

Further adventures with the world's most famous kangaroo.

: Swat Kats

Cartoon set in Megakat City.


Unknown: Megakat City.

: Grandstand

Introduced by Steve Rider.
9.05 Commonwealth Games
Highlights of the first full day of competition in the 15th
Commonwealth Games. Swimming dominates the early stages and England is expected to maintain a fine tradition, with world short-course champions
Karen Pickering and Nick Gillingham tipped to do well in the women's metres freestyle and the men's metres breaststroke, respectively.
Medals are also on offer in three other events - the women's 400 metres individual medley, the men's metres freestyle and the women's 4 x 200 metres freestyle relay.
Commentary by Hamilton Bland , Andy Jameson and Helen Rollason.
10.52 Weather
10.55, 1.40,4.00 Cricket: Third Test
Coverage from the Oval of the third day's play of the third Cornhill Test between England and South Africa. The strong South African side has proved to be a tough test for England and there is plenty at stake for
England's players who will be hoping to secure selection for the forthcoming Ashes tour of Australia in October.
Commentary by Richie Benaud , Tony Lewis , Jack Bannister , David Gower , Geoff Boycott and Robin Jackman.
1.00 News
1.05,3.50 Football Focus
Latest news on the opening day of a new FA Premiership season with Manchester United bidding for a third straight title. With Bob Wilson.
3.40 Cycling
Action from the semi-finals and the final of the world championships from Sicily. Scotland's Graeme Obree bids to retain the world pursuit title against a field which includes his fierce British rival Chris Boardman , reigning Olympic champion and early leader of this year's Tour de France. Commentary Hugh Porter.
4.40 Final Score
Comprehensive roundup of the day's results and reports on key games. Producer Martin Hopkins Editor Dave Gordon


Introduced By: Steve Rider.
Unknown: Karen Pickering
Unknown: Nick Gillingham
Commentary By: Hamilton Bland
Commentary By: Andy Jameson
Commentary By: Helen Rollason.
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Tony Lewis
Commentary By: Jack Bannister
Commentary By: David Gower
Commentary By: Geoff Boycott
Commentary By: Robin Jackman.
Unknown: Bob Wilson.
Unknown: Graeme Obree
Unknown: Chris Boardman
Unknown: Hugh Porter.
Producer: Martin Hopkins
Editor: Dave Gordon

: A Word in Your Ear

Songwriter Lynsey de Paul teams up with Good Morning's Nick Owen against Daily
Express columnist Philippa Kennedy and Blockbusters host Bob Holness.
Presented by Gordon Burns.
A KPA/Stag production for BBCtv


Panellist: Lynsey de Paul
Panellist: Nick Owen
Panellist: Philippa Kennedy
Panellist: Bob Holness
Presenter: Gordon Burns
Director: Simon Staffurth
Executive Producer: Geoff Kershaw

: The Flintstones

Cartoon fun.

: Pets Win Prizes

The last programme in the series features shire horses pulling pints of beer, drag-racing cockroaches and tennis-mad dogs. With Danny Baker and Terry Nutkins.
Director Ian Hamilton : Producer Mark Linsey


Unknown: Danny Baker
Unknown: Terry Nutkins.
Director: Ian Hamilton
Producer: Mark Linsey

: The Spaceman and King Arthur

This comedy ends the current season of live-action Walt Disney adventures and stars
Dennis Dugan
Jim Dale , Ron Moody
When the test of an advanced space shuttle accidentally launches young Nasa technician Tom Trimble on a trip through time, he finds himself in medieval England.
Director Russ Mayberry (1979)
FILM REVIEWS pages 35-39


Unknown: Dennis Dugan
Unknown: Jim Dale
Unknown: Ron Moody
Unknown: Tom Trimble
Director: Russ Mayberry
Tom Trimble: Dennis Dugan
SirMordred: Jim Dale
Merlin: Ron Moody
King Arthur: Kenneth More
Sir Gawain: John Le Mesurier
Clarence: Rodney Bewes
Alisande: Sheila White
Senator Milburn: Robert Beatty

: News and Sport

With John Humphrys. Subtitled
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: John Humphrys.

: One Foot in the Grave: Descent into the Maelstrom

Award-winning comedy series, starring Richard Wilson.
When Margaret collapses from exhaustion. Victor nurses her into a gibbering, nervous wreck.

(Rpt) (Stereo)


Writer: David Renwick
Director/Producer: Susan Belbin
Victor Meldrew: Richard Wilson
Margaret Meldrew: Annette Crosbie
Mrs Warboys: Doreen Mantle
Nick Swainey: Owen Brenman
Andrea Temple: Helen Lederer

: Police Rescue

Australian drama starring Gary Sweet , Sonia Todd
The Real Meaning. Work and romance cross paths for
Mickey while Georgia decides to make a commitment to David.


Unknown: Gary Sweet
Unknown: Sonia Todd
Mickey: Gary Sweet
Georgia: Sonia Todd
Angel: Steve Bastoni
Nipper: Steve Bisley
Adams: John Clayton
Kathy: Tammy MacIntosh
Brian: Jeremy Callaghan
Ptomaine: Doug Scroope
Sharyn: Belinda Cotterill
TriciaMellick: Debbie Byrne
David: Lani John Tupu

: Match of the Day

Few programmes can boast a 100 per cent increase in their viewing audience since first going on air. But Match of the Day, which celebrates its 30th birthday this week, proudly makes that claim.
It was in August 1964 that
Kenneth Wolstenholme introduced highlights of the game between league champions Liverpool and Arsenal. The programme went out at 6.30pm on BBC2 and attracted just 50,000 viewers. Tonight, when highlights of the Premiership match between reigningchampions Manchester United and, coincidentally, Arsenal is screened, it is estimated that the audience will be in excess of five million.
Desmond Lynam introduces action from this and another top match, the goals from all the other Premiership games and details of the league debuts of players like Jurgen Klinsmann with Tottenham and Chris
Sutton at Blackburn. Alan
Hansen and Trevor Brooking provide the expert analysis, with commentary by John Motson andCliveTyldesley.
And no birthday is complete without nostalgia - in this case great moments and characters from the last 30 years. Producer Vivien Kent
Editor Brian Barwick
Alan Hansen remembers 30 years of Match of the Day


Unknown: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Introduces: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Jurgen Klinsmann
Unknown: Trevor Brooking
Commentary By: John Motson
Producer: Vivien Kent
Editor: Brian Barwick
Unknown: Alan Hansen

: Cricket: Third Test

Highlights of the third day's play between England and South Africa. Introduced by Richie Benaud.


Introduced By: Richie Benaud.

: Commonwealth Games Grandstand

Further coverage as England's Karen Pickering swims in the women's 200-metres freestyle heats. In diving Robert Morgan is top medal prospect for Wales in the one-metre springboard final. Plus news of today's medals in gymnastics, shooting and wrestling, and a roundup of badminton, bowls and boxing. ProducerVivienKent
Editor Brian Barwick


Unknown: Karen Pickering
Editor: Brian Barwick

: Weather

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