Children's series that brings poetry to life. Today, Rik Mayall reads The Highwayman and Mik Scarlet writes music to go with spooky poems. With Tatiana Strauss.
Animated adventures in 17th-century
France. Rpt Stereo Subtitled ............
8.15 ChucklevisionRunningafru it farm isfarfrom easy for Barry and Paul.
With Leslie Schofield and Kevin Shaw.
Written by John Sayle
8.35 The Raccoons Cartoon.
Live entertainment with music, competitions and guests including actor and singer Sean Maguire, Apache Indian with tips on rapping, and Swedish pop sensations Rednex with their new single. There's cartoon action with Rugrats and X-Men, and more adventures in the teen soap opera Clarissa Explains It All.
With Andi Peters and Emma Forbes.
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Introduced by Steve Rider.
12.20 Football Focus Gary Lineker previews the FA Cup quarter-finals.
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, Richard Pitman and Peter Scudamore.
1.15,1.40,3.00 Athletics The World Indoor Championships in Barcelona, where Linford Christie hopes to become the fourth British gold medal winner in the history of the games. Christie recently broke the world 200 metres indoor record and the European 60 metres record.
Commentary by David Coleman , Stuart Storey and Brendan Foster. Further coverage at 6.15 pm on BBC2.
2.10,3.10 Rugby League Wldnes v Wigan
Live coverage of the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup (kick-off 2.15 pm). Wjgan, cup winners for the past seven seasons, are unbeaten in 39 consecutive ties, but should be put to the test by in-form Widnes, seven times winners of the trophy. Commentary by Ray French .
3.55 Football Half-times
4.00 Skating World Championship Figure Skating from Birmingham. Action from today's concluding free programme in the ladies' event, with Surya Bonaly of France aiming to go one better than her silver medal in last year's world championships in Japan. Commentary by Alan Weeks , Barry Davies and Sue Barker.
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 Ken Doherty , Joe Swail and Paul Davies. With hostJim
Davidson and referee John Virgo. Producer John Burrowes
A series of exciting exploits with the crime-fighting hero. Starring Dean Cain , Teri Hatcher
The Source. A scoop for Lois places her informant in deadly danger when the story threatens the murderous schemes of an electronic company's powerful boss. Clark's involvement puts his adoptive parents in peril.
Noel Edmonds hosts another House
Party live from Crinkley Bottom.
Tonight, Derek Jameson is on the receiving end of a "Gotcha", and becomes the first person to be caught out more than once. Other regular features include the Number Cruncher, the chance to Grab-a-Grand, Wait Till I Get You Home, and NTV invading anotherfrontroom.
Producer Jonathan Beazley ; Executive producer
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This week's winning numbers are announced live from St Paul 's Hall,
Huddersfield. With Anthea Turner and Gordon Kennedy.
Producers Lesley Jones and Tony Wolfe
Ignorance and fear lead to disaster for an airtaxi company.
A moral argument causes a family rift, and a body found in a skip gives the staff a few surprises. See today's choices.
Episode written by Lisa Evans ; Producer Corinne Hollingworth ; Director Geoff Feld
With Michael Buerk. Subtitled
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Another chance to see this thriller, first shown in Screen One, set in Glasgow's criminal underworld and starring Billy Connolly
Big-time operator JoJo Donnelly masterminds a daring bank robbery. But his steps are dogged by a smart young police officer who also happens to be his prospective son-in-law.
See today's choices.
Highlights from today's FA Cup quarter-finals. Plus a roundup of the day's FA Premiership programme, including action from Highfield Road, where Coventry City face title-chasing Blackburn Rovers. Commentary by John Motson and Tony Gubba.
Introduced by Desmond Lynam with Alan Hansen and Gary Lineker.
(Repeated tomorrow at 6.20am)
Match of the Day Live: the Road to Wembley - Everton v Newcastle, tomorrow at 2.50pm
Alan Hansen: see page 37
Blake Edwards 's comedy starring Julie Andrews
Victoria - a down and out singer - is trying to work the Paris cabaret scene. By chance she meets Toddy, a gay and witty entertainerwho knows his way around the city. He conceives a brilliant plan - to pass off Victoria as a female impersonator. Soon "Victor/Victoria" is the toast of Paris. But complications arise - mainly in the shape of the handsome "King".
(1982) Subtitled ......................... # FILM REVIEWS pages 42-46
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