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: Opus and Bill

Opus asks Santa for some wings that work. (Repeat)

: Children's BBC

Young People's Specials
The problems of a clown's daughter. (Repeat)

8.00 News subtitled; Regional News; Weather

8.10 Smurfs' Adventures: A Mere Truffle

8.35 To Me...To You
Action quiz. Shown last Friday (Stereo)

: News Regional News; Weather

9.05 Spider-Man: Shriek of the Vulture
Cartoon adventures (Stereo)

9.25 Smart
Today, the team show different ways to give movement to your art. (Repeat) (Subtitled)

9.50 Dilly the Dinosaur
Cartoon. (Repeat)

10.00 Playdays: The Why Bird Stop

: David Copperfield

Animated retelling of the classic story from Dickens set in the animal world.
Young David is forced to work in a cheese factory by his cruel stepfather, where he befriends orphans kidnapped by the Cheese Police. With the voices of Julian Lennon , Michael York ,
Howie Mandel , Kelly LeBrock. Andrea Martin. Sheena Easton and Joseph Marcell. Repeat ....................


Unknown: Young David
Unknown: Julian Lennon
Unknown: Michael York
Unknown: Howie Mandel
Unknown: Andrea Martin.
Unknown: Sheena Easton
Unknown: Joseph Marcell.

: Cartoon

Animated fun...................................

: The Alphabet Game

Comedy word game, with Andrew O'Connor.


Unknown: Andrew O'Connor.

: Neighbours

Details at 5.55pm Stereo Subtitled .........

: The Making of the Hunchback of Notre Dame

A behind-the-scenes view of the latest
Disneyfilm. Stereo

: Cartoon

Animated antics...........................

: The Call of Kakadu

The size of Wales and situated in northern
Australia, Kakadu National Park is a wilderness brimming with wildlife, including magpie geese, cockatoos and blue-winged kookaburras. This film, the culmination of seven years' work by British zoologist David Curl , follows the fortunes of a pair of kookaburras nesting by a billabong. Repeat Stereo Subtitled ...


Unknown: David Curl

: Summer Disney Time

Michaela Strachan presents more Disney fun, including extracts from Dumbo, 101 Dalmatians, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Mickey in Arabia.
♦ See Children: page 61


Presenter: Michaela Strachan

: Grease

Smash hit musical set in the fifties, starring John Travolta,
Olivia Newton-John.
Re-united with summer love Danny at her new high school, Sandy can't believe how different he is. Can he really be the boy she met down at the beach?
Director Randal Kleiser (1978, PG)
See Films: pages 66-74 ****
See Barry Norman : page 66


Director: Randal Kleiser
Danny Zucco: John Travolta
Sandy Olsson: Olivia Newton-John
Betty Rizzo: Stockard Channing
Kenickie: Jeff Conaway
Doody: Barry Pearl

: Multi-Coloured Saturdays

From Swap Shop to Live and Kicking, Noel Edmonds celebrates the first 20 years of the BBC's Saturday morning children's shows with the help of past presenters and memorable archive film clips.
See today's choices.
Saturday morning fever: page 16


Presenter: Noel Edmonds
Producer: Lucy Bowden

: Neighbours

Angie washes her hands of Toadfish. The romantic game's up for Brett and Judy. Is the Kennedyfamilyfalling apart? Shown at 12.35pm For cast see Wednesday

: News

With Jennie Bond.
Weather David Lee


Unknown: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: David Lee

: Regional News

: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Second in the trilogy of Indiana Jones adventures.
Starring Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw

On the trail of fortune and glory in Shanghai, Indiana Jones is launched on a dangerous new quest which takes him to India via the Himalayas. With his faithful companion Short Round and nightclub singer Willie Scott, Indy goes in search of the magical Sankara stone, and uncovers an ancient evil threatening all who come into contact with it.
Director Steven Spielberg (1984, PG)
See Films: pages 66-74 ****


Director: Steven Spielberg
Indiana Jones: Harrison Ford
Willie Scott: Kate Capshaw
Short Round: Ke Huyquan
MolaRam: Amrish Puri
Chatter Lal: Roshan Seth
Captain Blumburtt: Philip Stone
Lao Che: Roy Chiao
Wu Han: David Yip
Kao Kan: Ric Young
Chen: Chuakah Joo
Maitre d': Rex Ngui
Chief henchman: Philip Tann

: EastEnders

A trip to Blackpool proves to be more than just a holiday for Tony and Dan. Tiffany is forced into making a difficult decision and Bianca is determined to enjoy herself.
For cast see Thursday Stereo

: Roger Roger

One-off comedy by Only Fools and Horses writer
John Sullivan , the pilot for a possible new series, starring
Neil Morrissey , Robert Daws Lesley Vickerage
Minicab boss Sam has his work cut out controlling a wayward bunch of drivers. See today's choices.
Director Tony Dow ; Producer Gareth Gwenlan


Unknown: John Sullivan
Unknown: Neil Morrissey
Unknown: Robert Daws
Unknown: Lesley Vickerage
Director: Tony Dow
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Phil: Neil Morrissey
Sam: Robert Daws
Chrissie: Lesley Vickerage
Reen: Pippa Guard
Baz: David Ross
Marlon: Ricci Harnett
Barry: John Thomson
Rajiv: Paul Sharma
Andre: Terence Maynard
Cambridge: Chris Larkin
Henry: Jude Akuwudike
Pam: Sandra Payne
Maddie Price: Sally Dexter
Jimmy Price: Anthony Head

: Out of the Blue

The fourth episode of a six-part police drama. When the Crown Prosecution
Service fails to prosecute a known drugs dealer, Tommy Defty , Bruce and Lew are determined to bring him tojustice using any means possible.
Written by Bill Gallagher ; Producer Laura Mackie
Director Keith Boak


Unknown: Tommy Defty
Written By: Bill Gallagher
Producer: Laura MacKie
Director: Keith Boak
Dl Eric Temple: John Duttine
DS Jim “Lew” Lewyn: David Morrissey
DC Marty Brazil: Neil Dudgeon
DS Rebecca Bennett: Orla Brady
DC Ron Ludlow: Peter Wight
DC Bruce Hannaford: Lennie James
DC Warren: Allen Darrelld'Silva
DC Tony Bromley: Andy Rashleigh
Lucy Shaw: Nicola Stephenson
Tommy Defty: Neil Stuke
Mrs Defty: Barbara Ewing
Barbara Garnham: Clare Holman
Danny Caswell: David Prosho
Sally Neville: Ingrid Wells
Ben Clemments: Liam Walsh
Donna Ludlow: Sally Proctor
Diane Caswell: Kate Rutter
Ollie Clemments: Rob Jarvis
Mrs Hammond: June Mitchell
Ben's solicitor: David Soloman

: News

With Michael Buerk. Subtitled
Regional News
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Match of the Seventies

The series that relives football action focuses on the 1979-80 season.
Presented by Dennis Waterman.
Producer Chris Kelly ; Executive producer Tony Moss


Presented By: Dennis Waterman.
Producer: Chris Kelly
Producer: Tony Moss

: Cricket: Third Test

Highlights of the last day in the final Test between England and Pakistan. With
Richie Benaud. Stereo .................

: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Gothic drama starring
Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono
Former movie star sisters "Baby Jane" and Blanche Hudson live alone in a decaying Hollywood mansion. But Blanche, now an invalid, is at the mercy of the increasingly sadistic Jane.
Director Robert Aldrich (1962, 18)
Black and white
♦ See Films: pages 66-74 *****


Director: Robert Aldrich
Jane Hudson: Bette Davis
Blanche Hudson: Joan Crawford
Edwin Flagg: Victor Buono
Mrs Bates: Anna Lee
Elvira Stitt: Maidie Norman
Mrs Della Flagg: Marjorie Bennett

: Weather

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