Stops today at The Playground Stop where the children play 'what's the time, Mr Wolf ?' and Lizzie plays a waiting game.
Written and created by PETER MADDOCKS
Directed by KEITH LEARNER (R)
Taking a look at legends.
8: The Pedlar of Swaffham with George the Computer and UK-9 and children from South Greenhoe Middle School, Swaffham.
Theme music ALEC DANKWORTH Producers PETER CHARLTON and RICHARD SIMKIN
Spencer Show !
From Spencerville, Ohio, it's the wildest, zaniest, most adorable group of puppets.
Why did a Jewish girl go on a 25-hour fast?
With Mark Chatterton , Susan Leong and Sara Sugarman. Director CELIA BONNER Producer JUDY MERRY BBC North West
Never Cry Wolf
Panic ensues when the Smoggies sabotage the Suntots' seismological monitoring system on Coral Island.
Why is the sky blue? How do fairground rides work? How do street lights know when to come on? Director STEVE HOCKING
Producer ALISON STEWART
Leoric's greatest fear is the power of Darkstorm's staff to render its victims old and powerless, and, needless to say, this is exactly what happens to him!
With Caron Keating Yvette Fielding and John Leslie.
By Tony Robinson.
Robin is given a chance to prove himself.
Last of the series which takes a look back at memorable moments on TV.
This week: Are You Dancin'? In the street with Mick and Dave, a pas de deux with Miss Piggy and a rumba with Roobarb.
Boogie on down with Boxpops!
Producer ROY MILANI
Executive producer ERIC ROWAN
Music news and features with Andy Crane.
An updated edition of Wednesday's Reportage with all the latest developments in the stories covered.
There's the final result of the phone poll, your views on some of the issues covered plus breaking stories from the worlds of fashion, sport, music and news.
Producers MICHAEL SPENCER and EMMA WILLIS (R)revised (First shown in 'DEF ID
Isobel Ward, Simon Barnes and Chris Davies present this programme that challenges assumptions about disability. With sign language and subtitles.
Producer CHRISTOPHER HUTCHINS
Harry Carpenter looks at the sporting headlines and the more unusual stories of 1959. Billy Wright gained his 100th cap for England against
Scotland. Elton John's uncle, Roy Dwight , broke his leg after scoring a goal in the FA Cup final. Oxo won the Grand National. Both Wimbledon singles titles were won by South Americans. 1959 was the year the Ml opened; the hovercraft arrived; Harold Macmillan led the Tories to victory in the general election; and Mrs T was first elected to Parliament! Producer JEFF GODDARD
The Heart of the Angel
Every day the Angel tube station struggles to cope with its load of 15,000 commuters. Producer MOLLY DINEEN
An Allegra Film for BBCtv
Starring and Mistakenly hired to impersonate himself in an off-Broadway satirical revue, a billionaire is persuaded by the obvious talents of the leading lady to join the cast incognito. With Bing Crosby , Gene Kelly and Milton Berle as his tutors he can pass as a performer, but winning the heart of the alluring Amanda is another matter.
Produced by JERRY WALD
Directed by GEORGE CUKOR
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Barbarians v All Blacks from Twickenham.
Bennett, Williams, Pullin, Dawes, David, Quinnell, Edwards - that series of passes ended in one of the greatest tries in rugby football when the BaBas beat the All Blacks in Cardiff in 1973. Barbarian matches against the All Blacks seem to create the chemistry for such tries. With so much talent in both teams this game should be no exception. Chris Rea introduces today's programme from the official dinner at the Hilton Hotel.
Commentators: Bill McLaren and Bill Beaumont. Executive producer
Jools Holland discusses the week's new singles with four diverse panellists who pronounce the judgment 'hit or miss'. A mystery guest adds intrigue.
The top stories in and behind the news from the worlds of business, finance and economics - reporting and analysis from Britain's leading business programme. Reporters: Robin Aitken ,
Peter Eustace , Tom Maddocks , John Pennycate ,
Michael Robinson and Nisha Steyn. Deputy editor
ALAN HAYDN GRIFFITHS Editor DAVID NISSAN
Amazon: the Flooded Forest Narrated by Anthony Hopkins.
The second of two films about one of the most extraordinary areas of the Amazon rainforest. After six months of flooding, the waters drain away to reveal once again the forest floor. Many strange creatures take up new homes. Fish, concentrated into small pools, attract a host of predators, and on sandy beaches giant turtles hurry to lay and hatch their eggs before the flood returns. Executive producer MICHAEL ROSENBERG
Series editor MIKE SALISBURY A Partridge Films production forBBCtv
In the months when the UN ratifies its convention on the rights of the child,
Ludovic Kennedy introduces a second series of ten five-minute programmes on prisoners of conscience, beginning tomorrow. He also reviews what happened to last year's prisoners.
Written by CAROLINE MOOREHEAD Produced by REX BLOOMSTEIN
(The first programme is tomorrow at 7.55pm)
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A remarkable Soviet television documentary, shown tonight for the first time in Britain, which investigates Stalin's crimes and the betrayal of the Russian Revolution.
Reflecting the new spirit of glasnost, the film releases a flood of memories as survivors of momentous events bear witness to their experiences. A group of old-guard Revolutionaries reminisce and argue in Red Square, their stories highlighted by rare historical newsreel. Interspersed throughout the film, historians and writers debate the significance of the Stalin dictatorship.
Introduced by Peter Frank , senior lecturer in Soviet
Government and Politics at
Directed by IGOR BELYAEV
TV presentation by LINDSAY DAVIES (Russian dialogue with English subtitles)
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan : The Brightest Star in Qawwali
In July of this year, on the day when Muslims the world over were celebrating the Festival of Little Id, Rhythms of the World filmed an extraordinary open-air concert at Smallheath Park in the heart of Birmingham's Asian community. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, the great star of Qawwali religious praise music and one of the world's most remarkable singers, led the celebrations. With his group, he demonstrated the continuing power of musical tradition that stretches back over 800 years.
Director UDAYAN PRASAD
Nusrat Fateh Ali
Starring and When Chicago teenager
Ren MacCormack arrives in Bomont, only the local girls seem glad to see him. The adults view him as outside contamination, because Bomont is a pure town - books are burned, rock 'n' roll is out and dancing is banned. But when you 'gotta dance' you don't mind if you shake things up a little ... Featuring top ten hits including Let's Hear Itfor the Boy, Holding Out for a Hero and Footloose.
Screenplay by DEAN PITCHFORD Directed by HERBERT ROSS a FILMS: page 22