Animation adventures of the lovable penguin.
Children's series that brings poetry to life. Today, Rik Mayall reads Roald Dahl 's The Ant-Eater. Kate O'Sullivan and Rebecca Michael find poetry at every turn and dance to the Tom Jones beat.
Animated adventures in 17th-century France as Albert foils the evil
Cardinal Richelieu and Miiady. Rpt subtitted.
While Barry looks after the Chuckle Brothers' chandlery shop, Paul decides to go fishing. With Jimmy Patton.
More cartoon capers from the Evergreen Forest. (Repeat)
Live entertainment with music, competitions and guests including actress Melissa Joan Hart, who crosses the Atlantic to talk about her role in the teen soap "Clarissa Explains It All".
Ric Blaxill, producer of BBCtv's "Top of the Pops" will be taking calls, and Dr Aric Sigman offers more advice on dealing with problems of growing up. There's cartoon action with "Rugrats" and "X-Men", and Trev Neal and Simon Hickson visit the Dry Cleaners. Presented by Andi Peters and Emma Forbes.
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Introduced by Steve Riderfrom Murrayfield.
12.20 Football Focus Gary Lineker previews this afternoon's key matches in the FA Premiership.
12.55,1.25,1.55 Racing From
Newbury, featuring races at 1.00,1.30 and 2.00. Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Richard Pitman , Peter Scudamore and Julian Wilson.
1.15,1.40,2.10 Rugby Union Scotland v Wales
Live coverage from Murrayfield ofthe Royal Bank of Scotland
International (kick-off 2.30pm) on the penultimate weekend of the Five
Nations championship. Wales beat
Scotland in Cardiff 12 months ago at the start of their successful title campaign, but have not won at Murrayfield forten years. Commentary by Bill McLaren. Plus highlights of the Irish Permanent
International, Ireland v France, in Dublin-a fixture the Irish have not won since
1983. Commentary by Jim Neilly and Phillip Matthews.
See today's choices.
4.40 Final Score Roundup of the day's results and reports. Producer Martin Hopkins
Editor Dave Gordon
Tonight's edition of the snookergame show features John Parrott ,
Steve Davis and Hitesh Lakhani. With host
Jim Davidson and referee John Virgo. Producer John Burrowes
A series of exciting exploits with the crime-fighting hero. Starring Dean Cain , Teri Hatcher
Wallof Sound. A criminal whose sonic weapon can halt even the Man of Steel holds Metropolis to ransom. Yet even before the city quakes, a gulf has opened up between Lois and Clark.
Noel Edmonds hosts another House
Party live from Crinkley Bottom. Guests include Bob Monkhouse and Annabel Giles
. Among the regularfeatures are the "Gotcha" award, the Number Cruncher, the chance to Grab-a-Grand, a candid look at life in Wait Till I Get You Home, and NTV's invasion of anotherfrontroom.
Producer Jonathan Beazley ; Executive producer
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This week's winning numbers are announced live from Eurotunnel's UK terminal in Folkestone. With Anthea Turner and Gordon Kennedy. Producers Lesley Jones and Tony Wolfe
Exiles. A hold-up in an off-licence goes badly wrong and a phone call from a desperate young girl poses problems for Charlie. A violent fight at an ice-hockey match leads to family recriminations. A mystery illness causes concern for Baz and Eddie, and Kate discovers Charlie's secret.
Episode written by Tony McHale
Producer Corinne Hollingworth ; Director
Tony McHale Stereo
Dr Ruth Sayers:
With Peter Sissons. Subtitled
Weather Bill Giles ..................... Followed by National Lottery Update
Another showing of the acclaimed drama starring Dawn French
Elaine Dobbs is a cheerful, conscientious night-nurse in charge of a general ward in a hospital. By day, she looks after her loving husband and two lively children. However, in the hospital increasing numbers of patients are dying.
Written by Lucy Gannon ; Producer Louise Panton Director Dewi Humphreys
Highlights of two top matches, including Aston Villa vchampionship contenders Blackburn Rovers. Also featured is Liverpool's match against Newcastle United. Plus a roundup of the rest of the League programme, and the result of February's Goal of the Month competition. Commentary by John Motson and Barry Davies.
Introduced by Desmond Lynam with Alan Hansen and Gary Lineker. Series producer John Shrewsbury ; Editor
♦Alan Hansen : see page 45
Warren Oates , Ben Johnson
FBI chief Melvin Purvis swears vengeance on a gang led by the notorious John Dillinger afterfive of his men are killed in a shoot-out.
Director John Milius (1973) Subtitled ... * FILM REVIEWS pages 51-54
Homer Van Meter:
George Baby Face Nelson:
Lester Pretty Boy Floyd:
Horrorstarring Christopher Lee
When a horrific skeleton is discovered in Borneo, Professor
Emmanuel Hildern soon realises he has uncovered the very essence of evil. With Loma Heilbron and George Benson. Director Freddie Francis (1973) * FILM REVIEWS pages 51-54