7.10 A sea serpent causes problems for Babar.
Pat takes charge of his new vehicle.
Regional News; Weather .............
Episode nine of the drama series. The series continues tomorrow at 8.15am on BBC2
Children's magazine programme.
Super-hero cartoon action.
The adventures of five dinosaurs.
Live coverage of the last day's play in the sixth and final Test between England and the West Indies from the Oval. Introduced by Tony Lewis.
1.10 Regional News; Weather ..
The first in a week of programmes on the work of London and Whipsnade zoos.
Zoo Watch Live returns at 4.50pm ♦ How much do you know about animals? page 20
Musical fantasv starring
" Michael Jackson , Joe Pesci
Featuringdance routines, special effects, and Jackson hits Smooth
Criminal and Leave Me Alone.
Directors Jerry Kramerand Colin Chilvers (1988)
♦ FILM REVIEWS pages 43-50
Zeke/Baby Bad Michael:
Animation fantasy. At the end of the 19th century, the Mousekewitz family of mice decide to leave Russia and set sail for America, where they believe there are no cats and the streets are paved with cheese.
(1986) Stereo Subtitled. FILM REVIEWS pages 43-50
Further coverage of the two zoos.
Zoo Watch Live returns at 6.30pm Stereo.
A special edition on the first settlers in America, with extracts from "Pocahontas". Plus "Bambi", "The Lion King", "The Fox and the Hound", and "Peter Pan".
Mal demands an answerfrom his father, Dr Karl Kennedy. Lou introduces the latest addition to the family. Shown at 1. 40pm. For cast see Wednesday
With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley
6.25 Regional News
Presenters Rolf Harris , Emma Forbes and Steve Knieht continue their behind-the-scenes look at London and wnipsnaoezoos. lonignt, a spitting cobra undergoes majorsurgery and penguins are tested foran infection that has devastated some zoos' collections. See today's choices.
Series producer Fiona Holmes ; Executive producer Caroline van den Brul
Zoo Watch Live returns at
COMPETITION: viewers can win an original Rolf Harris cartoon, shown on the programme, by phoning in with their captions. Telephone [number removed] (calls cost 39 pence per minute). Lines are open from 7. 30pm to 8. 30pm.
van den Brul
Tonight's edition of the entertainment quizfeatures Medics actor James Gaddas and musical starRuthie
Henshall. They face comedian Gordon Kennedy , who appears in Atletico
Partick AFC at 8.30pm, and Martine McCutcheon , who plays Tiffany in EastEnders. Presented by Mike Smith. Director John Rooney ; ProducerNichola Hegarty
In February this year Victoria Wood went to Zimbabwe for Comic Relief. This programme tells the full story of her stay with a family of farmers. It also recaps on some of the funniest moments on Red Nose Day. See today's choices.
Producer Julia Simmons
* See This Week: page 7
Victoria Wood's Dirty Weekend
7.30pm BBCl !
In February, Victoria Wood went to Zimbabwe to make a short film for Comic Relief. Tonight there's a chance to see the full story of her visit with "dry land" farmers in one of the dustiest places in the world. The climate in Zimbabwe just keeps getting hotter and drier. Living with the Masara family during a drought, Wood discovered how people are adapting to a life where every drop of water counts.
See page 7 for news on how Radio Times readers helped raise money for Comic Relief.
Mark and Ruth are thrown off course when Arthur tries his hand at public speaking. Bianca plans for the future while Ricky puts the brakes on. For cast see Thursday Stereo Subtitled ....
Third in a series of individual comedies.
This evening's story is written by Ian Pattison , creator of RabCNesbitt.
Things are looking gloomy for Atletico
PartickAFC. The attendance on and off the pitch is atrocious and the team may soon disband. Only one managercan hope to recapture the glory days for Scotland's least successful Sunday league side - and that's Jinky Baird.
Director/Producer Colin Gilbert
Girl with Dog:
Concluding the two-part thriller.
Looking for America. Following Ned's suspicious death, Mickand Frances are left holding vital evidence which points to a highly organised smuggling operation with a chain of command that leads to the White House.
Written by Barry Devlin
Producer Robert Cooper ; Director David Drury
With Peter Sissons. Subtitled Regional News
Weather Michael Fish ..............
Highlights of the closingday's play in the final test between England and the West Indies, from The Oval. Introduced byRichieBenaud.
Sweden compete against Poland for a place in the second semi-final. Introduced by Rosemarie Ford.
Commentary by Charles Nove , with music from the Andy Ross Band. Director/Producer Simon Betts
Repeated on Wednesday at 3.05pm on BBC2
' Western starring
Tnm Conti , Kate Capshaw
1876: When the McKaskels' wagon rolls through Bender's Flats in wild Wyoming, the family meets with trouble - and a rugged stranger.
Relentlessly pursued by a violent gang, the tenderfoot settlers come to rely on the straight-talking sharpshooter, but can he be trusted?
Director Robert Day (1987) Subtitled ... * FILM REVIEWS pages 43-50