American comedy series.
Animated feline fun.
Today's guests include soccer star Alan Shearer , actress Ellie Beaven- alias
Natalie in BBC TV's The Wild House - and pop group OTT. Including Electric Circus, Transmission Impossible, and Clarissa Explains It All. Plus cartoon action with Rugrats and Terrible Thunder Lizards. With Zoe Ball and Jamie Theakston.
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Introduced by Steve Rider, from Putney in London, and Dougie Donnelly.
12.20 Football Focus
Gary Lineker previews tonight's friendly from Wembley between England and Mexico. Highlights on Match of the Day at 10.35pm.
1.05, 1.40, 2.40 Racing
From Haydock, featuring the first televised races of the flat season at 1.15,1.45 and 2.45.
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan, Julian Wilson and, in his debut as a member of the BBC commentary team, Willie Carson.
1.25 Women's Boat Race
A report on last weekend's event held at Henley.
1.55, 2.55 Rugby League: Bradford Bulls v Leeds
Live coverage, from the McAlpine Stadium in Huddersfield, of the second semi-final of the Challenge Cup, kickoff 2pm. Leeds last reached the final in 1995, but were defeated by Bradford at this stage last season when the Bulls won 28-6 to reach a dramatic final against current champions St Helens.
Commentary by Ray French, Joe Lydon, Steve Simms and Richard Duckenfield.
3.40 Boat Race
Live coverage as the Oxford and Cambridge crews contest the 143rd University Boat Race for the Beefeater Gin Trophy, over the four-and-a-quarter mile River Thames course from Putney to Mortlake. The boat race is scheduled to start at 4.10pm. Commentary by Barry Davies, Chris Baillieu and Jonny Searle.
4.40 Final Score
Results and news.
The draw for the first round of this year's World Professional Snooker championship, which starts at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield on 19 April. The draw will be made by Ted Lowe and John Virgo, in the presence of current world champion Stephen Hendry.
TV presentation (boat race) Johnnie Watherston
Editor Dave Gordon
See Sport: page 48
Face on the Poster. Mainwaring's recruitment advertising campaign gets off to a bad start.
Capt Mainwaring ARTHUR LOWE ,
Sgt Wilson JOHN LE MESURIER , Cpl Jones CLIVE DUNN. Pte Frazer JOHN LAURIE , Pte Godfrey ARNOLD RIDLEY , Pte Pike IAN LAVENDER ,
Ch Warden Hodges BILL PERTWEE
Written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft Producer David Croft
Capt Mainwaring Arthur
Sgt Wilson John
Cpl Jones Clive
Pte Frazer John
Pte Godfrey Arnold
Pte Pike Ian
Ch Warden Hodges Bill
Bob and Carol and Lois and Clark
Things are finally looking upforthe newly-married super couple ─ until the arrival of a vicious killer.
Noel Edmonds presents the last show in his series of light-hearted entertainment from Crinkley Bottom. Tonight's Gotcha is awarded to television presenter and talk show host Vanessa Feltz.
A new series starts in the autumn.
Producer Guy Freeman ; Executive producer Michael Leggo COMPETITION: [number removed] (calls cost 50p per min. Lines open only during show.)
Bob Monkhouse 's guests tonight include actor Pierce Brosnan.
Producer Peter Estall
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Continuing the mystery series about a time-travelling detective.
Starring Michael French, Chloe Annett, Sue Johnston
Slade is determined to find out if his convicted father (played by The Bill's Chris Ellison) is innocent, when he too is accused of a robbery he did not commit.
Written by Anthony Horowitz
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First in a two-part comedy drama about the adventures of a postman.
Starring James Bolam, Alison Steadman
When postman Clive Peacock refuses to take early retirement, he sets off on a cycling expedition around the country to deliver his last collection. Concludes tomorrow at 9.20pm. See today's choices.
For continuation of cast see tomorrow at 9.20pm
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With Peter Sissons.
Weather Bill Giles
Featuring highlights from Wembley of England's friendly international against Mexico. Plus highlights of today's World Cup qualifying matches: Scotland v Estonia, Wales v Belgium, and Northern Ireland v Portugal. With commentaries from John Motson, Tony Gubba and Jon Champion. Introduced by Gary Lineker , with Alan Hansen and Jimmy Hill.
Series producer John Shrewsbury : Editor
MATCH OF THE DAY MAGAZINE: price Â£1.00. * See Alan Hansen : page 48
Another chance to see the final part of the comedy series. Shown last Thursday
In the last of a daily series looking at Christianity, Sophie Aldred asks if religion can survive into the next millennium.
The latest hits from the UKcharts.
Disturbed by the research of two American doctors, a demonic monster uproots itself to terrorise the natives of Kalia Island.
Dr William Arnold TOD ANDREWS , DrTerry Mason TINA CARVER , Mrs Kilgore LINDA WATKINS,
Dr Howard Clark JOHN MCNAMARA
Director Dan Milner (1957)
* See Films: pages 57-72
Dr William Arnold Tod
Drterry Mason Tina
Mrs Kilgore Linda
Dr Howard Clark John