Animation adventures of the lovable penguin
Children's series that brings poetry to life.
Rik Mayall reads the story of Daniel's Last Computer Game, while Kate O'Sullivan and her secret friend Bagginsfind poetry in the most unexpected places. And when Kate wants to go driving in her car, there's an outbreak of Madness. Stereo .
Animated adventures of Albert in 17th-century France. Rpt
When Dan the Van gives Paul and Barry the brush-off, they end up sweepinga chimney.
Written by the Chuckle Brothers Stereo ...
Live entertainment with guests including Rolf Harris and Anne Fine , author of Madame Doubtfire (inspiration for the Robin Williams film Mrs Doubtfire) and BBC2's Goggleyes. There's music, competitions and comedy, cartoon action with Rugrats and X-Men, and more adventures with the teen soap sensation Clarissa. Trev and Simon visit the Video Goldmine, and in Electric Circus John Barrowman reveals more showbusiness gossip. Presented by Andi Peters and Emma Forbes.
Editor Chris Bellinger
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Introduced by Steve Rider.
12.20 Football Focus Gary Lineker looks ahead to this afternoon's matches in the fifth round of the FA Cup.
12.55,1.25,1.55 Racing From Chepstow, featuring races at 1.00, 1.30 and 2.00. Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan, Julian Wilson and Peter Scudamore.
1.15,2.10 Rugby Union Wales v England
Live coverage of the Scottish Life intemational from the National Stadium. Cardiff (kick-off 2.00pm). Commentary by Nigel Starmer-Smith and Phil Bennett.
Plus highlights of this afternoon's other Five Nations championship match,
France v Scotland in Paris. Commentary by Bill McLaren and John Jeffrey. See today's choices.
1.40 Boxing Londoner Michael Ayers and Preston's former champion Paul Burke fight for the British lightweight title vacated when Billy Schwer went on to challenge - unsuccessfully - for the world championship. From the Crawley Leisure Centre. Commentary by Jim Neilly.
4.45 Final Score Roundup of the day's results and reports. Producer Martin Hopkins
Editor Dave Gordon ............................
Tony's Toons. Tony Robinson with a selection of his favourite cartoons.
Producer Nick Freand Jones
Tonight's edition of the snooker game showfeatures Jimmy White ,
Ray Reardon and Mark King. With host Jim Davidson and referee John Virgo.
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A special edition of the comedy panel game That's Showbusiness! decides who knows more about life in Albert
Square - cast members past and present, including Leslie Grantham and Patsy Palmer , or celebrity fans who tune in every week. Will the contest turn into a typical Queen Vic brawl?
Host Mike Smith keeps the peace and unearths clips from the past decade. Director John Rooney ; Series producer
Noel Edmonds hosts another House
Party live from Crinkley Bottom.
Tonight's guests include Rolf Harris , while newsreader Jill Dando receives a "Gotcha" as she resits her drivingtest. Number Cruncher may turn up in your town, there's the chance to
Grab-a-Grand, another cheeky child tells all in Wait Till I Get You Home, and NTV invades anotherfront room.
Producer Jonathan Beazley ; Executive producer
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This week's lucky winning numbers are announced live from Albert Square during celebrations marking the tenth birthday of EastEnders. With Anthea Turner and Gordon Kennedy.
Out of Time. It's Ash's first day back after his reinstatement and he confronts some unsettling emotions. Mike's plans for the future surprise Rachel. A cosmetic operation for a middle-aged woman leaves her in need of emergency treatment, and a lorry driver and her baby are separated in violent circumstances.
Episode written by David Joss Buckley ProducerCorinne Hollingworth ; Director
Chris Lovett Stereo Subtitled ...........
With Peter Sissons. Subtitled
Weather Suzanne Charlton
Followed by National Lottery Update
Three Miles Up
A canal holiday is meant to build bridges for brothers Billy and John, who haven't seen each other foryears. But the cramped boat acts like a pressure cooker. And is it their imagination, or are the whispers in the air, hiss of grass, and lapping of waterthe sounds of someone stalkingthem?
Screenplay by Monique Chariesworth , based on a story by Elizabeth Jane Howard ; Producers
Ruth Baumgarten , Andree Molyneux ; Director
Lesley Manning Stereo Subtitled ......
Highlights from the fifth round of the FA Cup. Featuring action from three of this afternoon's ties, plus key moments from the other games. Commentary by Barry Davies and John Motson.
Introduced by Desmond Lynam with Alan Hansen and Gary Lineker.
Series producer John Shrewsbury ; Editor Brian Barwick
Match of the Day Live: the Road to Wembley - Manchester Utd v Leeds Utd tomorrow at 2.50pm
Alan Hansen : see page 42
Tonight's guests include football managers Dave Bassett ,
Mick McCarthy and Barry Fry. With music from M People.
Producer Caroline Leddy ; Executive producer
Beatrice Ballard Stereo......................
Psychological thriller starring Kristy McNichol
Kathy Gardner 's bright life in New
York is shattered when an intruder breaks into her apartment, triggering a recurring nightmare. She seeks help from a sympathetic sleep researcher, but the result is deadly.
Director Alan J Pakula (1986)
* FILM REVIEWS pages 49-54