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: Easter CBBC2 Poddington Peas

Introduced by Simon Parkin and Andi Peters and starting with Poddington Peas
High above Poddington, a small bird's egg falls from its nest. The Peas, using their ingenuity, protect and save the egg until it hatches. (R)


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Introduced By: Andi Peters

: Peep and the Big Wide World

The animated adventures of a puzzled young chick.
1: Peep, newly arrived in the world, tries to figure out some of its most basic properties. (Part 2 at 8.05am)

: Playdays

The Playbus stops today at the Why Bird Stop where the Why Bird and the Bus Driver are having a bit of a problem with the weather.
Bus Driver......Brian Jameson Puppeteer:
Fiona Benyon Brown. Director Clare Bradley (R)


Unknown: Brian Jameson
Unknown: Fiona Benyon Brown.
Director: Clare Bradley

: Peep and the Big Wide World

2: There's only one way to leave Green Island and that's to swim.
(Part 3 on Monday at 10.15am on bbci;

: PJ Funnybunny

Cartoon fun with an adventurous young rabbit. PJ has very definite ideas about how he intends to spend his day, and they do not include preparing for the annual family reunion.

: New Adventures of Mighty Mouse

More tales of the cartoon super-hero.

: A Little Monkey's Schooling

The story of a small wild animal's encounter with the human world. Monjam, a wild baby monkey, befriends the children at the village day centre.

: Heathcliff with Cats and Co

A cartoon series starring that favourite alley-cat, Heathcliff, the terror of the town. (R)

: Blue Peter Omnibus

A special Easter treat - a double helping of Blue Peter from the past week.
With Yvette Fielding, John Leslie and Diane Louise Jordan.


Presenter: Yvette Fielding
Presenter: John Leslie
Presenter: Diane Louise Jordan

: The Land That Time Forgot

Doug McClure John McEnery
An exciting adventure fantasy from Edgar Rice
Burroughs, the writer of the immortal Tarzan stories. In 1916 the survivors of a British supply ship take over the German submarine that sank their vessel. While heading for a safe port they are transported to a mysterious, inhospitable island where prehistoric beasts and tribes of apemen threaten their lives.
Screenplay by Michael Moorcock and James Cawthorn
Director Kevin Connor
0 FILMS: pages 17-20


Unknown: Doug McClure
Unknown: John McEnery
Unknown: Edgar Rice
Unknown: Michael Moorcock
Unknown: James Cawthorn
Director: Kevin Connor
Bowen Tyler: Doug McClure
Captain Von Schoenvorts: John McEnery
Lisa Clayton: Susan Penhaligon
Bradley: Keith Barron
Dietz: Anthony Ainley
Borg: Godfrey James
Ahm: Bobby Parr
Olson: Declan Mulholland
Whitely: Colin Farrell

: World Snooker

World Professional Snooker Championship
Four of the 16 first-round matches have already been decided. Two more are played to a finish this Easter Day morning:
Dennis Taylor v Neal Foulds and Doug Mountjoy v Brady Gollan.
David Vine has the latest news from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. (Coverage continues at 2.40pm)


Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: Neal Foulds
Unknown: Doug Mountjoy
Unknown: Brady Gollan.
Unknown: David Vine

: 40 Minutes

Mac in the USSR
Armed police had to control the crowds that gathered in Moscow to try a taste of the west at the opening of the first McDonald's restaurant in the USSR.
Producer John Alexander


Producer: John Alexander

: International Cricket

West Indies v England The Fifth Test from
St John 's, Antigua.
Highlights of the second day's play introduced by Tony Lewis.


Unknown: St John
Introduced By: Tony Lewis.

: World Snooker

Continuing coverage of the First Round of the 1990 Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship. Including Willie Thorne against Tony Drago of Malta, and on table two,
Mike Hallett starts his bid for the title playing against Steve Newbury.
Introduced by David Vine. Commentators: Ted Lowe
Jack Karnehm ,
Clive Everton and Ray Edmonds. Producers Dave Gordon
Keith Phillips , Mike Adley and Peter Hayward Executive producer Keith Mackenzie


Unknown: Willie Thorne
Unknown: Tony Drago
Unknown: Mike Hallett
Unknown: Steve Newbury.
Introduced By: David Vine.
Commentators: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Jack Karnehm
Unknown: Clive Everton
Unknown: Ray Edmonds.
Producers: Dave Gordon
Unknown: Keith Phillips
Unknown: Mike Adley
Unknown: Peter Hayward
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: Rugby Special

Two traditional fixtures are featured today with the Barbarians' Easter tour of Wales and their match against Cardiff, and a visit to the home of seven-a-side rugby, Melrose. Their 100th tournament promises to be a great occasion.
Introduced by Chris Rea. Commentators:
Bill McLaren , Lyn Davies and Phil Bennett.
Executive producer Johnnie Watherston


Introduced By: Chris Rea.
Unknown: Bill McLaren
Unknown: Lyn Davies
Unknown: Phil Bennett.
Producer: Johnnie Watherston

: It's Garry Shandling's Show

A comedy series starring Garry Shandling.
In a rash moment of good will Garry volunteers to coach Grant's soccer team.


Unknown: Garry Shandling.
Grant: Scott Nemes
Pete: Michael Tucci

: A Most Private Public Man

Lord Goodman is a solicitor who for over two decades was asked to solve some of the nation's problems. In the second of two conversations with Donald Trelford , editor of the Observer, the number one'fixer'of his time describes some of his attempts and his attitudes to life in Britain today. Director Linda McCarthy Producer Hugh Purcell


Unknown: Donald Trelford
Director: Linda McCarthy
Producer: Hugh Purcell

: Land of the Eagle

The final part of this natural history of North America.
California, isolated by huge ranges of mountains and a vast expanse of desert, was once an island to itself. Here, between the forests of the Pacific coast and the peaks of the Sierra Nevada, lay a sun-drenched paradise that long ago had been discovered and settled by many different Indian tribes who flourished on its natural bounty. In the 'golden age' of the Spanish missions this ancient world began to change; then came the Americans in the rush for real gold. In their quest for wealth, the settlers swept aside an old world and replaced it with a new one. In California, the frontier finally ran out.
Narrator: Alan Ereira. Music Martin Kiszko
Producer Peter Crawford BBC Bristol


Narrator: Alan Ereira.

: Washes Whiter

3: Buy Some for Lulu The history of British television advertising tonight looks at the changing face of children and teenagers in commercials, from the vulnerable, much-cossetted infants of the 50s to the tough, sophisticated children of the 80s.
Once-rebellious teenagers are now shown consuming in a way that is just like their parents.
Producer Kathy Myers
Series producer Nicholas Barker


Producer: Kathy Myers
Producer: Nicholas Barker

: Arena: Havana

Cuba's legendary capital, once a playground for the rich, has an extraordinary faded beauty with its grand colonial palaces decaying into crumbling tenements.
Since the popular revolution 30 years ago, Cuba has been viewed by the west as the acceptable face of communism, with Dr Fidel Castro seen as a folk hero and a benevolent dictator.
But Cuban writers and artists in exile tell a different story - one of unspoken repression and intolerance. This Arena special goes behind the once great city's public face, persuading its inhabitants to speak intimately about their lives and revealing a Havana previously unseen. The film tells its story through the work of Cuba's greatest writers and artists, both in exile and at home, but mainly through the eyes of the people of the city of Havana.


Series editor: Nigel Finch
Series editor: Anthony Wall
Director: Jana Bokova

: World Snooker

As day three of the Championship draws to a close, David Vine brings news from the Crucible
Theatre, Sheffield, where
Cliff Thorbum is completing his opening match, while Terry Griffiths , seeded 5, starts out. The Welshman won it at his first attempt in 1979 and came close two years ago when he lost to being on the wrong end of yet another Steve Davis victory.


Unknown: David Vine
Unknown: Cliff Thorbum
Unknown: Terry Griffiths
Unknown: Steve Davis

: Rapido

Antoine de Caunes meets acclaimed Australians Midnight Oil, and visits the 4 of Us in Dublin. Plus a look at France's phenomenal Zingaro show, and features on the Kinks and B B King.


Unknown: Antoine de Caunes

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